Model Act

Model Act

A legislative template designed for use by the States in the US, which provides them with the powers they need to detect and contain bioterrorism or a naturally occurring disease outbreak.

Public health functions served by Model Act
• Preparedness—comprehensive planning for a public health emergency;
• Surveillance—measures to detect and track public health emergencies;
• Management of property—vaccines, medicines, hospitals; and provide power to abate hazards to the public’s health;
• Protection of persons—powers to compel vaccination, testing, treatment, isolation and quarantine when clearly needed;
• Communication—provide clear and authoritative information to the public.
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The law, based on an NAIC Model Act, allows the formation of a comprehensive regulatory framework for insurers licensed in Delware.
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proposed Model Act Governing Assisted Reproductive Technology Agencies.
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The Model Act would bring uniformity in the legislative provisions, making it easier for all the states to adopt it and thereby ensuring uniform working conditions across the country.
That's because the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) recently voted to adopt a model act designed to better address financial abuse.
At the spring meeting, NCOIL gave its Long-Term Care Tax Credit Model Act, which was first adopted by the NCOIL Executive Committee in 2001, a routine five-year renewal.
In legal circles, a preceding "Uniform" in a legislative act is a squawking red herring and, in this context, means a law is based on a model act recommended for adoption by the various jurisdictions.
Around that time, the issue was taken up by the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL), which adopted the Insurance Compliance Self-Evaluative Privilege Model Act the following year.