Model Legislation

Model Legislation

The Heritage Foundation crafts model legislation that the states can adopt.

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An Act to Prohibit Receiving Compensation for Lobbying on Behalf of a Foreign...

Jul 3, 2024 4 min read

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Empowering Restorative Reproductive Health Act

Jun 11, 2024 12 min read

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An Act to Scrutinize Foreign Adversary Real Estate Purchases

May 15, 2024 12 min read

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Noncitizens Engaging in Terrorist Activity at IHEs

Feb 9, 2024 2 min read

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Prohibit Procurement from Chinese State-Controlled Technology Manufacturers

Jan 26, 2024 5 min read

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Rejecting Racism in Higher Education

Jan 22, 2024 19 min read

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Teaching the Success Sequence to Help Every Child Succeed in School and in Life

Nov 16, 2023 7 min read

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Proposed UPMIFA Amendment

Oct 17, 2023 3 min read

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Affordable and Reliable Electricity Act

Sep 25, 2023 3 min read

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An Act to Prohibit State Procurement of Scrutinized Electric Vehicles

Sep 25, 2023 8 min read

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Defining SEX Act

Sep 22, 2023 3 min read

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Parental Rights in Education and Safety, Privacy, and Respect for All Students

May 10, 2023 17 min read

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The Given Name Act

Oct 19, 2022 3 min read

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Absentee Ballots

Oct 1, 2022 10 min read

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Accuracy of Voter Registration Lists

Oct 1, 2022 4 min read

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Automatic Voter Registration

Oct 1, 2022 1 min read

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Election Litigation

Oct 1, 2022 1 min read

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Election Observers

Oct 1, 2022 4 min read

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Private Funding of Election Officials and Government Agencies

Oct 1, 2022 1 min read

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Same-Day Voter Registration

Oct 1, 2022 1 min read

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Vote Counting

Oct 1, 2022 1 min read

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Vote Trafficking

Oct 1, 2022 2 min read

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Voter ID

Oct 1, 2022 2 min read

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Voting Assistance Provided

Oct 1, 2022 1 min read

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State Pension Fiduciary Duty Act

Jul 21, 2022 4 min read

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Eliminate Economic Boycotts Act

Jul 21, 2022 5 min read

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Protecting K–12 Students from Discrimination

Jun 18, 2021 3 min read

The Heritage Foundation provides model legislation that states can adopt to help build an America where freedom, opportunity, and civil society flourish. It is crafted by experts and backed by Heritage research and policy analysis. Model legislation can be adopted in part or in whole by states or adapted to fit their unique challenges and needs.