Archives: Agriculture / Model Policies

Archives: Agriculture / Model Policies

  • Presumption of State Jurisdiction Amendments image

    Presumption of State Jurisdiction Amendments

    Highlighted Provisions: This model: establishes that jurisdiction over subject matters not enumerated to the federal government in the United States Constitution remains with the state of ____; provides that any…

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    Unattended Retail Innovation Act

    BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF __________: Section 1. For purposes of this act, the following terms shall have the following meanings: (a)MICRO MARKET. An unstaffed, self-checkout retail food…

  • Resolution in Support of The PRIME Act image

    Resolution in Support of The PRIME Act

    WHEREAS, the COVID19 pandemic has shown the importance of a robust food supply; WHEREAS, four major processors handle over 90% of the nation’s meat production; WHEREAS, consumer preference for locally…

  • MODEL POLICY ON HEMP AND CBD PRODUCTION AND SALE image

    MODEL POLICY ON HEMP AND CBD PRODUCTION AND SALE

    MODEL POLICY ON HEMP AND CBD PRODUCTION AND SALE   BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE: NEW SECTION.  Sec. 1.  The legislature intends to: (1) Authorize and establish…

  • Resolution on Country of Origin Labeling image

    Resolution on Country of Origin Labeling

    Resolution on Country of Origin Labeling Whereas, Free markets are one of ALEC’s core guiding principles and we have much model policy that supports the enhancement of free…

  • Pre-emption of Local Agriculture Laws Act image

    Pre-emption of Local Agriculture Laws Act

    Model Policy Section 1. The Legislative Assembly finds and declares that: (1) The production and use of agricultural seed, flower seed and vegetable seed and products…

  • Resolution in Support of Agriculture Research Charities image

    Resolution in Support of Agriculture Research Charities

    Resolution in Support of Agriculture Research Charities Whereas, federal spending on agricultural research has already recently been trending downward, and further needed spending reform…

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    Right to Farm Act

    Model Legislation Section 1. {Title} This act shall be known as the Right to Farm Act Section 2. {Definition} A. “Farm” means the land, plants, animals, buildings, structures, ponds used for…

  • State Pesticide Preemption Act image

    State Pesticide Preemption Act

    Model Legislation Section 1. {Short Title.} This Act shall be known and may be cited as the State Pesticide Preemption Act. Section 2. {Legislative findings and declarations.} The legislature finds…

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    State-Based Healthy Forest Plan

     Purpose:  The purpose of this act is to create healthier forests and reduce the risk of catastrophic forest fires for communities by: creating a state urban-wildland fire safety committees; authorizing…

  • The Right to Practice Forestry Act image

    The Right to Practice Forestry Act

    Bill Information The Right to Practice Forestry Act counteracts local governments from restricting existing forestry operations and to prevent frivolous lawsuits against such operations. Model Legislation Section 1. {Short Title.}…

  • The Animal and Ecological Terrorism Act (AETA) image

    The Animal and Ecological Terrorism Act (AETA)

    Model Legislation Section 1. {Short Title} This act shall be known as The Animal Ecological Terrorism Act. Section 2. {Definitions} A. “Animal” means any warm-blooded or cold-blooded animal lawfully confined…

  • Resolution in Support of Proper Timber Harvesting as a Management Tool to Ensure Better Forest Health image

    Resolution in Support of Proper Timber Harvesting as a Management Tool to Ensure Better Forest Health

    WHEREAS, the health of the national forests and the economies of rural communities area at risk as a result of national forest management practices; WHEREAS, the threat of wildfire, insects,…

  • Resolution On Animal Antibiotic Use image

    Resolution On Animal Antibiotic Use

    WHEREAS, the treatment, prevention and control of animal disease is critically important to the health and welfare of animals and the safety of the food produced; and WHEREAS, the availability…

  • Agriculture Bio-Security Act image

    Agriculture Bio-Security Act

    Agriculture Bio-Security Act  Purpose This Act provides civil liability and criminal sanctions against the intentional acts of damaging or destroying any field crop or food product that…

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    ALEC Agriculture Principles

    Introduction The proper role of government involvement in agriculture is to limit and remove barriers for agricultural production, trade, and consumption throughout our innovative food system. In developing public policy…