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Summary:
The act establishes a Broadband Strategy Council to work with various state leaders and specifies the council’s responsibilities. These include identifying and attracting federal and private funds for...
Subject:
Telecommunication, Telecommunication
Year:
2014
Source:
ALICE
Summary:
This act establishes the maximum monetary claim that can be heard in small claims court at $25,000. It requires that the courts be open at least one night per week and one Saturday per month to file...
Subject:
Courts, Consumer Protections
Year:
2014
Source:
ALICE
Summary:
The Model Fair Debt Buying Practices Act regulates the activities of a person or entity that has purchased delinquent or charged-off debt. It would establish certain clear procedures, minimum documentation...
Subject:
Consumer Protections, Housing and Property
Year:
2014
Source:
ALICE
Summary:
This act authorizes local taxing authorities to establish land and improvements to land as different classes of property and allows building values to be taxed at lower rates than land values. It also...
Subject:
Taxation - Property, Taxation - Property, Taxation - Property
Year:
2014
Source:
ALICE
Summary:
This ordinance establishes land and buildings as different classes of property and establishes a procedure to tax building values at lower rates than land values. It also ensures availability of full public...
Subject:
Taxation - Property, Taxation - Property, Taxation - Property
Year:
2014
Source:
ALICE
Summary:
This act requires the implementation of a voluntary, universal pre-K program to provide all children with access to high-quality early education experience. It further stipulates program standards, funding...
Subject:
Early Childhood Education
Year:
2014
Source:
ALICE
Summary:
This document includes two state model laws and a federal model law that criminalize revenge porn. The first model criminalizes the act of knowingly disclosing a photograph, film, videotape, recording or...
Subject:
Nonviolent Crime
Year:
2014
Source:
End Revenge Porn
Summary:
This report offers background, policy alternatives and model legislations that states can use to promote employee ownership. Specifically, it discusses conversions to Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPS)...
Subject:
Cooperatives and Employee Ownership
Year:
2014
Source:
National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)
Summary:
The License Plate Privacy Act requires that unless needed for a current criminal investigation, government agencies must delete from their databases within 180 days any information about the location of...
Subject:
Civil Liberties, Policing, Policing
Year:
2014
Source:
Public Leadership Institute
Summary:
The Fairness Act amends existing state or local civil rights laws to include sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. Typically, this will prohibit discrimination in employment, public...
Subject:
Higher Education, Civil Liberties, Employment, LGBTQ, Housing and Property
Year:
2013
Source:
Public Leadership Institute