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Model Policies

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  • Resolution in Opposition to Frivolous Complaints and Permit Extortion image

    Resolution in Opposition to Frivolous Complaints and Permit Extortion

    Model Resolution WHEREAS, regulatory agencies’ limited resources are being squandered for harassment purposes, in pursuit of non-life threatening complaints against employers; and WHEREAS, complaints about Hazard Communication Standards (record keeping) and…

  • Model State Artificial Intelligence Act image

    Model State Artificial Intelligence Act

    Section 1. {Statement of Purpose} (1) The [LEGISLATIVE BODY] finds the following: (a) WHEREAS, artificial intelligence (AI) represents the next great tool for human flourishing, artistic…

  • An Act to Prevent Lawsuit Abuse Regarding Ethylene Oxide Emissions image

    An Act to Prevent Lawsuit Abuse Regarding Ethylene Oxide Emissions

    An Act relating to ethylene oxide emissions; creating an exclusive cause of action for ethylene oxide exposure actions; providing that a plaintiff may prevail in an ethylene oxide exposure action…

  • Anchors Away Act image

    Anchors Away Act

    Model Policy In the trial of any civil tort action, no party or counsel for a party shall seek or make reference to a specific dollar amount or state a…

  • Uniform Worker Classification Act image

    Uniform Worker Classification Act

    Section 1. {Short Title.} This Act shall be known as the Uniform Worker Classification Act. Section 2. {Legislative Declarations.} FINDINGS: The Legislature Finds: (A) Recent developments in the workforce marketplace, and…

  • Resolution Supporting Equal Tax Treatment for All Vehicles image

    Resolution Supporting Equal Tax Treatment for All Vehicles

    WHEREAS, the federal government currently offers a tax credit of $7,500 each for certain types of vehicles up to a threshold of 200,000 per automobile manufacturer; and WHEREAS, tax…

  • Resolution on Animal Liability and Guardianship image

    Resolution on Animal Liability and Guardianship

    WHEREAS, individuals historically could not collect non-economic damages in animal litigation, and the existing legal and legislative framework that defines the relationship between livestock producers and their…

  • State Legislature United Compact image

    State Legislature United Compact

    State Legislature United Compact ARTICLE I FINDINGS AND DECLARATION OF POLICY Whereas every State adopting and agreeing to be bound by this Compact finds…

  • Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection Act image

    Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection Act

    Section 1. {Title} This act may be known as the “Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection Act.” Section 2. {Legislative findings} The Legislature finds that ensuring the quality of…

  • Bail Agent Education and Licensing Act image

    Bail Agent Education and Licensing Act

    Bail Agent Education and Licensing Act Summary This Act would establish a state bail bond regulatory board to monitor and license bail bondsmen. The Act would…

  • Statement of Principles for Telecommunications Tax Reform image

    Statement of Principles for Telecommunications Tax Reform

    1.  Taxes should be economically neutral and equitable. A tax is economically neutral, or efficient, if it does not induce taxpayers to change their behavior in response to the tax. …

  • Resolution in Opposition to Mandatory Unitary Combined Reporting image

    Resolution in Opposition to Mandatory Unitary Combined Reporting

    WHEREAS, many states generally compute taxable income separately for each corporation that has taxable presence or “nexus” in the state (“separate reporting”), thereby ensuring that only income earned in the…

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    Assumption of Risk Act

    Summary In recent years, courts in some states have held that when the legislature adopted a comparative fault statute, which bases the award to the plaintiff on the defendant’s percentage…

  • Comparative Fault Act image

    Comparative Fault Act

    Summary This Act adopts a modified comparative fault system which bars a plaintiff’s recovery whose fault exceeds that of the defendants and nonparties. This ensures that only…

  • Product Liability Act image

    Product Liability Act

    Product Liability Act Summary The Model Product Liability Act (“Model PLA”) provides legislators with core product liability provisions reflecting the best…

  • Draft Resolution to Restore the Division of Governmental Responsibilities between the National Government and the States image

    Draft Resolution to Restore the Division of Governmental Responsibilities between the National Government and the States

    STATE OF [INSERT STATE] Be it resolved by the Legislature of the state of [INSERT STATE]: WHEREAS, the genius of the United States of America lies in the liberty of…

  • Limits on Multiple Punitive Damages Resolution image

    Limits on Multiple Punitive Damages Resolution

     WHEREAS, multiple punitive damages claims are a major obstacle to comprehensive settlement negotiations in repetitive litigation between plaintiffs and dependents; and   WHEREAS, limiting multiple punitive damages awards…

  • Resolution Opposing Regulation through Litigation image

    Resolution Opposing Regulation through Litigation

    WHEREAS, Congress and the Administration are reducing overregulation that hampers economic growth, deters innovation, and places unnecessary burdens on individuals and businesses. WHEREAS, past experience shows that when some judges…

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    Electronic Government Services Act

    Electronic Government Services Act Summary While the continued development of information technology and the proliferation of the Internet has permitted government agencies to make more efficient the necessary transactions…

  • Intrastate Forum Shopping Abuse Reform Act image

    Intrastate Forum Shopping Abuse Reform Act

    Model Legislation Section 1. {Title}  This Act shall be called and may be cited as the “[Intrastate Forum Shopping Abuse Reform Act]”. Section 2. {Venue} [Section _____ ] shall be…