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Model Legislation

The following is state sovereignty-promoting model legislation and legislative memos that states can use to expand liberty and protect themselves from federal government overreach.

National Debt Relief Amendment

An application for a convention of the states to propose a constitutional amendment that would require any increase in the federal debt to be approved by a majority of state legislatures.

Interstate Health Care Freedom Compact

A treaty-like contract among the states that would render enforcement of the Federal Health Care Program’s individual mandate the equivalent of a federal crime.

Health Care Freedom Crime Prevention Act

A model law criminalizing enforcement of the Federal Health Care Program’s individual mandate. A prerequisite of the Interstate Health Care Freedom Compact.

Health Care Freedom Act

A model law protecting freedom of choice among health care insurers and health care providers. A prerequisite of the Interstate Health Care Freedom Compact.

Interstate Save Our Secret Ballot Compact

A treaty-like contract among the states that would render enforcement of any law that deprives individuals of a secret ballot the equivalent of a federal crime.

Save Our Secret Ballot

A model law protecting the right to a secret ballot. A prerequisite of the Interstate Save Our Secret Ballot Compact.

Interstate Firearms Freedom Compact

A treaty-like contract among the states that would render enforcement of any law that deprives individuals of the right to armed self-defense the equivalent of a federal crime.

Interstate Property Rights Compact

A treaty-like contract among the states that would render enforcement of any law that deprives individuals of property rights the equivalent of a federal crime.

Interstate Freedom to Breathe Compact

A treaty-like contract among the states that would render enforcement of any law that prohibits the harmless emission of carbon dioxide the equivalent of a federal crime.

Sovereign State Interstate Compact

An interstate compact that, when it is joined by 3/4ths of the states, binds all such states to never accepting conditional federal grants that impose statutory or administrative directives that exceed the enumerated powers of Congress or trench on the reserved powers of the states.

Freedom to Breathe Statute

A model law protecting the right to engage in harmless carbon dioxide emissions. A prerequisite of the Interstate Freedom to Breathe Compact.

Taxpayer Civil Rights Law

A model law establishing taxpayer standing in state court to challenge unconstitutional federal spending and taxation.

State Sovereignty Civil Rights Law

A model law establishing taxpayer standing in state court to challenge unconstitutional federal invasions of specific reserved sovereign powers of the states.

Constitutional Defense Council Legislation

A model law establishing an agency of state government that will examine the constitutionality of federal laws and authorize strategic litigation against unconstitutional federal laws.

State Sovereignty through Local Coordination Act

A model law that requires local governments to resist overreaching federal regulations by availing themselves of provisions in many federal laws that require federal agencies to coordinate their regulations with less restrictive state and local policies.

Decentralized Land Use Regulation Act

A model law authorizing a transition from government-controlled local zoning and planning regulations to private restrictive covenants.

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