Model Policies

Model Policies (page 43)

  • Taxpayers’ Savings Grants Act image

    Taxpayers’ Savings Grants Act

    Taxpayers’ Savings Grants Act Summary The Taxpayers’ Savings Grants Act establishes a program by which willing residents can opt to receive less public funding for their child’s education,…

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    Regional Air Quality Interstate Compact

    Section A. {Regional Air Quality Compact} 1. Execution of Interstate Compact. This state enacts the Regional Air Quality Compact and enters into the compact with all other states legally joining…

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    State Agency Lobbying Reform Act

    Section 1. The Legislature finds that citizens are opposed to state agencies using public funds to influence the Legislature to protect themselves and their employees from meaningful reforms. Lobbying by…

  • Item-Reduction Veto Constitutional Amendment image

    Item-Reduction Veto Constitutional Amendment

    Model Amendment {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. This Act may be cited as the Item-Reduction Veto Constitutional Amendment. Section 2. For the purposes of this Section, Article [insert number]…

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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…

  • ALEC Energy Principles image

    ALEC Energy Principles

    Mission: To define and promote a comprehensive strategy for energy security, production, and distribution in the states consistent with the Jeffersonian principles of free markets and federalism. Introduction: A National…

  • Resolution Regarding Codification of the Judicial Cy Pres Doctrine image

    Resolution Regarding Codification of the Judicial Cy Pres Doctrine

    Summary  This resolution responds to efforts by the plaintiffs’ bar, represented by the American Association for Justice and its state level affiliates, to encourage courts to adopt…

  • Resolution on Best Available Control Technology FOR Coal-Based Electric Generation image

    Resolution on Best Available Control Technology FOR Coal-Based Electric Generation

    WHEREAS, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will shortly begin regulating greenhouse gas emissions under the federal Clean Air Act; and WHEREAS, as a result of EPA’s action, major…

  • Resolution to Retain State Sovereignty over Instrastate Water Resources image

    Resolution to Retain State Sovereignty over Instrastate Water Resources

    WHEREAS, the 10th Amendment of the United States Constitution preserves powers not delegated to the federal government for the states, establishing federalism and state sovereignty as integral founding principles of…

  • The Devolution of State Highway Systems Study Act image

    The Devolution of State Highway Systems Study Act

    The Devolution of State Highway Systems Study Act Summary Concerning a study of the options for devolution of state highways that are commuter highways…

  • Resolution on Responsible Resource Development image

    Resolution on Responsible Resource Development

    WHEREAS, Over the past several years American consumers have benefited from substantially lower and more stable natural gas prices due to the development of technologies that allow energy producers to…

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    Climate Accountability Act

    Section 1. {Intent} The legislature finds that in order to improve efficiency and the use of scarce resources, the state must receive the greatest return on the environmental investments…

  • Resolution in Support of Energy Security, Production, Distribution,  Environmental Protection and Economic Growth in the United States image

    Resolution in Support of Energy Security, Production, Distribution, Environmental Protection and Economic Growth in the United States

    WHEREAS, access to energy and the supply of energy will only become more important in the future as energy demand continues to increase, and WHEREAS, according to the U.S. Energy…

  • The Share the Road Safety Act image

    The Share the Road Safety Act

    The Share the Road Safety Act Summary This Act provides increased safety instruction of young driver education programs by raising the awareness of all…

  • Multiple Award Schedule Contracts Act image

    Multiple Award Schedule Contracts Act

    Multiple Award Schedule Contracts Act Summary This Act allows state contracts to be awarded via Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contracts. MAS contracts provide state agencies the freedom to evaluate…

  • Traffic Incident Management Quick Clearance Act image

    Traffic Incident Management Quick Clearance Act

    Traffic Incident Management Quick Clearance Act Summary This Act establishes the duties of drivers when approaching traffic incidents, the expedited removal of vehicles from an incident,…

  • Transparency and Government Accountability Act image

    Transparency and Government Accountability Act

     {Title, enacting clause, etc.} THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF {insert state} DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. {Severability clause} The State of {insert state} shall maintain an official, searchable…

  • Trespasser Responsibility Act image

    Trespasser Responsibility Act

    Summary The Trespasser Responsibility Act provides that land possessors owe no duty of care to trespassers and are not liable for harms to trespassers except in limited…

  • Online Motor Vehicle Insurance Verification Act image

    Online Motor Vehicle Insurance Verification Act

    Online Motor Vehicle Insurance Verification Act Summary An Act relating to motor vehicle insurance; providing for the establishment of an online verification system; providing…

  • Business Exit Interview Act image

    Business Exit Interview Act

    Business Exit Interview Act Summary To require the Department of Development to compile a report of companies that relocated out of this state and…