States & Nation Policy Summit: Day Two

At the Grand Hyatt.


7:00am – 7:00pm Registration
8:00am – 9:15am Plenary Breakfast with Gov. Matt Mead (R-Wyo.)
9:30am – 5:00pm ALEC Exhibition Hall Open
9:30am – 10:45am Workshops (Topics TBA)
11:00am – 12:15pm Workshops (Topics TBA)
12:30pm – 2:15pm Plenary Lunch with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
2:30pm – 5:30pm Justice Performance Project Task Force Meeting
2:30pm – 5:30pm Health and Human Services Task Force Meeting
2:30pm – 5:30pm Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force Meeting
2:30 Call to Order, Welcome, and Introductions
2:35 Old Business – Approval of Annual Meeting Minutes
2:40 A Report from the Public Pension Reform Working Group
2:45 A Report from the Fiscal Policy Reform Working Group
2:50 Budgeting for Priorities in Indiana
3:05 Update from Washington
3:35 The Crossroads of Federal and State Budgets
3:45 The Possible Consequences of a State Fiscal Emergency
3:55 State Economic Principles
4:05 New Research on State Pension Funds
4:15 Appropriation by Litigation
4:25 2014 Legislative Session Preview
4:40 Update on Multi-State Tax Policy
4:50 Discriminatory Sales Taxes
5:00 Consideration of Proposed Model Legislation
  • Resolution to Reduce the State’s Dependence on Federal Funds
  • Federal Funds Commission Act
  • Statement of Principles on States’ Dependence on Federal Funds
  • 5:15 Model Legislation for Five Year Review Process
  • Constitutional Amendment Restricting the Use of Vehicle Fees and Taxes for Highway Purposes
  • Resolution to Oppose NCCUSL Effort to rewrite the Uniform Division of Income for Tax Purposes
  • Resolution to Permanently Repeal the Federal Unified Gift and Estate Tax 
  • Resolution Urging Congress to Reject “Windfall Profits” Taxes on Energy Companies
  • Resolution Urging Congress to Update Tax Treatment of Cell Phones
  • Statement of Principles for Model State Laws to Encourage Philanthropic Creation and Operation
  • Statement of Principles on Philanthropic Freedom
  • Resolution Urging Congress to Eliminate Discriminatory State and Local Taxes on Automobile Renters
  • 5:25 New Business
    5:30 Adjournment
2:30pm – 5:30pm International Relations Task Force Meeting
6:00pm – 7:30pm Jingle Bell Rock: The ALEC Holiday Party

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