Model Policies

  • State Infrastructure Protection Act Draft

    AN ACT relating to prohibiting contracts or other agreements with certain foreign-owned companies in connection with critical infrastructure in this state. BE IT ENACTED BY THIS LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER: SECTION 1.  This Act may be cited as the State Infrastructure Protection Act. SECTION 2.  The relevant section or chapter of the business or commerce code…

  • Taiwan Friendship Caucus Resolution Draft

    WHEREAS, Taiwan shares the same values of freedom, democracy, human rights, the rule of law, peace, and prosperity with the United States and this state; and WHEREAS, this legislative chamber’s Taiwan Friendship Caucus will continue the bilateral relationship with Taiwan and will continue to affirm and support its meaningful participation…

  • Resolution Commending This State’s and the United States’ Cordial and Mutually Beneficial Relationship with the Nation of Israel Draft

    WHEREAS, the legal basis for the establishment of the modern State of Israel was a binding act of international law established in the San Remo Resolution, which was unanimously adopted by the League of Nations in 1922 and subsequently affirmed by both houses of the United States Congress; and WHEREAS,…

  • An Act to Prohibit State Contracts with Chinese Government-Owned or Affiliated Technology Manufacturers Draft

    Definitions (a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) ‘Company’ means any sole proprietorship, organization, association, corporation, partnership, joint venture, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, or other entity or business association, including all wholly owned subsidiaries, majority owned subsidiaries, parent companies, or affiliates of such…

  • Resolution on the Importance of Pursuing Trade Agreements that Contain Robust Intellectual Property Rights Protections Draft

    WHEREAS, Americans are deeply concerned with job creation, economic stability, and expanding economic prosperity throughout the United States; and WHEREAS, international trade is a critical engine of growth for the U.S. economy; and WHEREAS, the United States exported more than $2.5 trillion in goods and services accounting for 11.2 percent…

  • Resolution Urging the United States to Invite Taiwan to Join the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Draft

    WHEREAS the economy of Taiwan is one of the strongest and wealthiest in the Indo-Pacific region with a gross domestic product (GDP) of approximately $660 billion in 2021; and WHEREAS Taiwan has a larger GDP than seven of the fourteen countries that are already members of the IPEF; and WHEREAS…

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