NLGA Policy Resolutions, 2000 – current

NLGA Resolutions Adopted, title only, 2000 – current
Resolutions sunset three years from passage date. 

Resolutions Adopted at the 2019 Annual Meeting
Resolutions will sunset at the NLGA 2022 Annual Meeting

Resolution in Support of Influenza Immunization and Awareness
Resolution Regarding The Importance Of Recycling And Distinguishing Recyclable Materials As Valuable Commodities That Are Not Solid Waste
Resolution in Support of Amusement Ride Safety
Resolution Recognizing September 2019 As Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Resolution In Support of The Use of the Title and Office of “Lieutenant Governor” In Gubernatorial Succession Law
Resolution on the Inspection of Imported Seafood into the United States (SCROLL DOWN to the end of the resolution to see explanatory brochure.)
Resolution Establishing A Healthcare Award

Resolutions Adopted at the 2019 Federal-State Relations Meeting
Resolutions will sunset at NLGA 2022 Federal-State Relations Meeting

Resolution In Support of the Arts and In Continuing the NLGA Public Leadership in the Arts Award
Resolution Continuing the Public Leadership in Energy & Environmental Stewardship Award
Resolution Declaring April 8 – 12, 2019 National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW)
Resolution Supporting Tire Safety Awareness
Resolution In Support of HIV Viral Load Suppression in Improving Health Outcomes and Reducing Transmission
Resolution on the Importance of America’s Inland Waterway System for a Healthy National Economy

Resolutions Adopted at the NLGA Annual Meeting – 2018
Resolutions will sunset at NLGA 2021 Annual Meeting

2018 Resolution in Support of the Non-Alcoholic Beverage Industry’s National Efforts to Reduce Sugar and Calories Consumed from Beverages
Resolution to Set a Sunset Clause of Three Years on All NLGA Policy Resolutions
Resolution Establishing the Public Leadership in Recycling Award
Resolution Encouraging the Use of Sound Science In Evaluating Crop Protection Biotechnology and Nutrients
NLGA Policy State on Equal Pay for Equal Work
Resolution Recognizing Alzheimer’s Disease as a Public Health Crisis Impacting the Nation’s Health Care Infrastructure
Resolution in Support of the Treatment and Prevention of Obesity
Resolution Recognizing the Importance of Our Nation’s Home Building Industry and Need for Fair Pricing of Building Materials
Resolution Supporting the Employment of People with Disabilities

Resolutions Adopted at the NLGA Federal-State Relations Meeting – 2018
Resolutions will sunset at NLGA 2021 Federal-State Relations Meeting

Resolution Recognizing March 28 at Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Day
Resolution in Support of Cancer Screen Week
Resolution in Support of Shingles Awareness and Improvement
Resolution Regarding Trade, International Investments and Exports
Resolution to Promote Healthy Living
Resolution Encouraging States to Reengage Adults in Higher Education
Resolution in Support of Evidence Based Medical Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
Resolution in Support of Children Having Access to Nutritious Meals
Resolution in Support of STEM Education

Resolutions Adopted at the NLGA Annual Meeting – 2017
Resolutions will sunset at NLGA 2020 Annual Meeting

Resolution Recognizing the Value of Self-Care
Resolution in Support of National Service
Resolution in Support of Statehood for Puerto Rico
Resolution in Support of the Economic Impact of the Arts and Culture in America
Resolution on the Need for the U.S. Federal Government to Support Trade and Investment in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Resolution on the Need for the US Federal Government to Support Economic Development in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Resolution in Support of Addressing Older Adult Malnutrition as Part of Quality Healthcare

Resolutions Adopted at the NLGA Federal-State Relations Meeting – 2017
Resolutions will sunset at NLGA 2020 Federal-State Relations Meeting

Resolution Continuing The Public Leadership In Healthy Lifestyles Award
Resolution in Support of Meningococcal Disease Awareness
Resolution On The Importance Of Continued And Expanded Access To Export Markets For Agriculture
Resolution In Support Of Collaboration on a State Military and Veterans Arts Initiative

Resolutions Adopted at the NLGA Annual Meeting – 2016
Resolutions will sunset at NLGA 2019 Annual Meeting

Resolution Supporting Use of the Title and Office of “Lieutenant Governor” In Gubernatorial Succession Law
Resolution in Support of Listening to Veterans Day
Resolution In Support Of Healthcare Ready
Resolution Recognizing the Importance of Our Nation’s Home Building Industry in Spurring and Sustaining Economic Recovery
Resolution In Support Of Adult Immunizations
Resolution on the Importance of Recycling and Distinguishing Recyclable Materials as Valuable Commodities that are Not Solid Waste

Resolutions Adopted at the NLGA Federal-State Relations Meeting – 2016
Resolutions will sunset at NLGA 2019 Federal-State Relations Meeting

A Resolution on the Importance of America’s Inland Waterway System for a Healthy National Economy
Resolution in Support of Evidence-based Medical Treatment for Substance Use Disorders
Resolution Continuing the Public Leadership in Energy & Environmental Stewardship Award
Resolution Continuing the Public Leadership in the Arts Award
Resolution In Support Of Comprehensive, Coordinated Systems to End Homelessness Among Veterans

Resolutions Adopted at the NLGA Annual Meeting – July 2015
Resolutions will sunset at NLGA 2018 Annual Meeting

Resolution Encouraging The Use Of “Sound Science” In Evaluating Crop Protection Biotechnology And Nutrients
Resolution To Support The Gen “I” State Challenge To Support Native Youth
Resolution To Promote International Exports
Resolution To Set A Sunset Clause Of Three Years On All NLGA Policy Resolutions
Resolution In Support Of Quality Youth Mentoring
Resolution In Support Of The Balance Calories Initiative
Resolution To Support CPR/AED Awarenesss And CPR In Schools
Resolution In Support Of Preventing And Effectively Treating Alzheimer’s Disease By 2025

Resolutions Adopted at the NLGA Federal-State Relations Meeting – March 2015
Resolutions sunset at NLGA 2018 Federal-State Relations Meeting and are no longer active.

Resolution in Support of NLGA’s Year-Long Commitment to Promote Increased Diversity Participation in Clinical Trials
Resolution in Support of Designating the Week of September 13-19, 2015 as National Arts in Education Week

Resolutions Adopted at the NLGA Annual Meeting – July 2014
Resolutions sunset at NLGA 2017 Annual Meeting and are no longer active.

Resolution in Support of STEM Education Initiative
A Resolution Recognizing the Importance of Arts and Culture in Tourism to the Economy of the United States
A Resolution Concerning U.S. EPA’s Proposed Greenhouse Gas Emission Guidelines for Existing Fossil-Fueled Power Plants

Resolutions Adopted At The NLGA Federal-State Relations MeetingMarch 2014
Resolutions sunset at NLGA 2017 Federal-State Relations Meeting and are no longer active.

Resolution to Establish the “Public Leadership in Advancing Healthy Lifestyles” Award
Resolution in Support of Appropriate Use of Medications
Resolution Encouraging States to Implement Guided Pathways to Student Success to Increase the Number of Students Completing College Degrees and Certificates
Resolution to Develop a Shared, Long Term Vision for Surface Transportation

Resolutions Adopted in 2013
Resolutions sunset in 2016 and are no longer active.

(Adopted at Annual Meeting, July 2013)

A Resolution Concerning U.S EPA Proposed Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards for New Fossil Fueled Power Plants
Resolution in Support of Listening to Veterans Day
Resolution in Support of the Rx Response Initiative
Resolution Supporting Schools Updating Their Kitchens and Training Staff to Serve Healthy Meals
Resolution Supporting Use of the Title of Lt Governor

(Adopted at Federal-State Relations Meeting, March 2013)

Resolution In Support Of The Military Children’s Education Coalition
Energy And Environment Award 2013
Resolution In Support Of The Arts 2013
Resolution Supporting The Employment Of Persons With Disabilities

Resolutions Adopted in 2012
Resolutions sunset in 2015 and are no longer active.

(Adopted at Annual Meeting, July 2012)
Resolution On Advancing Higher Education
Sets a Sunset Clause Of Three Years On All NLGA Policy Resolutions
Collaboration to Maintain The National Collection On The Office Of Lieutenant Governor
Ensuring The Adoption Of Health Information Technology Systems
Resolution in Support of Robust Internet Awareness Adoption and Use Programs
Recognizing the Importance of our Nation’s Home Building Industry
Resolution in Support of Preventing and Effectively Treating Alzheimer’s Disease by 2025

(Adopted at Federal-State Relations Meeting, March 2012)
Resolution In Support Of A Continuing Economic Development Dialogue With Mexico
Resolution in Support of a Properly Equipped and Manned U.S. Coast Guard
Recognizing America’s Unconventional Natural Gas Resource as an Opportunity to Increase America’s Energy Security, Economic Vitality And Energy Independence
Resolution Following Convening Of First Space States Policy Forum Held in Orlando, Florida – December 2011

Resolutions Adopted in 2011
Resolutions sunset in 2014 and are no longer active.

(Adopted at Annual Meeting, July 2011)
Resolution in Support of Recognizing the Importance of the Arts to the United States and its Economy: Building Healthier States Through the Arts
Resolution on Inspiring Better Government
Resolution to Encourage School Systems to Have Epinephrine Readily Available for Treating Anaphylactic Reactions
Resolution in Support of Improving the Quality of and Expanding Access to Voluntary State Home Visiting Programs
Resolution in Support of Strengthening our Military Families
Resolution in Support of STEM Education Initiative

(Adopted at Federal-State Relations Meeting, March 2011)
Resolution on Affirming the Importance of Folic Acid in the Diets of Women of Childbearing Age
Resolution in Support of NLGA’s “Your Heart Is In Your Hands” Cardiovascular Awareness Campaign
Resolution to Encourage the Elimination of Corporal Punishment in Public Schools

Resolutions Adopted in 2010
Resolutions sunset in 2013 and are no longer active.

(Adopted at Annual Meeting, July 2010)
Resolution On Pandemic Flu Preparedness
Resolution on Promoting Competition in Government Acquisition and Procurement Programs

(Adopted at Federal-State Relations Meeting, March 2010)
Resolution on Supporting Military Children and Families by Reviewing and Distributing the “SOFAR Guide for Helping Children and Youth Cope With the Deployment and Return of a Parent in the National Guard or Other Military Reserves”
Resolution in Support of the Arts
Resolution In Support Of Patient Centered Medical Homes
Resolution on Open Government Data
Resolution Establishing The Public Leadership In Sustainability Award
Resolution In Support of ‘Ending Cervical Cancer in our Lifetime’

Resolutions Adopted in 2009
Resolutions sunset in 2012 and are no longer active.

(Adopted at Annual Meeting)
Ensuring the Adoption of Health Information Technology Systems
Resolution in Support of the Teach for America Program
Resolution in Support of US Agriculture Relating to the Dairy Crisis
Resolution in Concurrence with Federal Government Allocation for Robust
Broadband Internet Awareness, Adoption, and Use Programs
Resolution in Support of the Expansion of FDA Research on the Benefits and Safety of Camelina Sativa
Collaboration to Create the National Collection on the Office of Lieutenant Governor
Honoring Americans for the Arts on their 50th Anniversary
Supporting Use of the Title “Lieutenant Governor” in Gubernatorial Succession Law
Sets a Sunset Clause of Three Years on All NLGA Policy Resolutions

(Adopted at Federal-State Relations Meeting)
Resolution In Support of Economic Development Dialogue with Mexico
Resolution In Support Of Pre-Kindergarten Education
Smart Power Public Diplomacy: Using Citizen Diplomacy to Strengthen U.S. World Standing
Resolution In Support of STEM Education and Aerospace
Resolution to Improve Outreach to Veterans and Their Families on Mental Health Issues
Resolution In Support of National Guard Facilities
Resolution In Support of National Guard Strength

Resolutions Adopted in 2008
Resolutions sunset in 2011 and are no longer active.

(Adopted at Annual Meeting)
Resolution to Establish a National Military Family Relief Fund
Resolution for Children’s Low-Cost Laptops
Urges Support Of The National Arts and Humanities Month
In Support of the Public Awareness Campaign for Arts Education
Better Health Care for All Resolution
Resolution In Support of Establishing a National International Education Policy

(Adopted at Federal-State Relations Meeting)
Resolution Endorsing the Regional Presidential Primary Initiative
Resolution For First Responder Interoperability Across the Northern Border
Resolution to Bridge the Digital Divide in America
Helping Americans Breathe Easier – Winning With Asthma
Your Heart Is In Your Hands – Cardiovascular Campaign

Resolutions Adopted in 2007
Resolutions sunset in 2010 and are no longer active.

(Adopted at Annual Meeting)
Reduction of Phosphorus in Household Dishwashing Detergents Resolution
Resolution in Support of Mentoring
Energy Independence and Climate Protection Resolution
Resolution in support of ‘Helping Americans Breathe Easier’
Resolution on Pandemic Flu Preparedness
A Resolution in Support of U.S. Agriculture Relating to the Federal Farm Bill Re-Authorization
Resolution in Continued Support of Project ChildSafe
Resolution regarding urged change to the ‘National Defense Authorization Act”

(Adopted at Federal-State Relations Meeting) 
Resolution on Pandemic Flu Preparedness
Others Forthcoming

Resolutions Adopted in 2006
Resolutions sunset in 2009 and are no longer active.

(Adopted at Annual Meeting, July 2006)
In Support of ‘Ending Cervical Cancer in our Lifetime
In Support of the Arts
In Support of Physical Fitness

(Adopted at Federal-State Relations Meeting, February 2006)
To Bring Awareness to Marrow Donor Opportunities
To Reduce the Cost of Textbooks
To bring Awareness to Pilot Sexual Offense Courts
In Support of Integration of Senior Services in the 21st Century
In Support of Project CURE

Resolutions Adopted in 2005
Resolutions sunset in 2008 and are no longer active.

(Adopted at Annual Meeting, July 2005)
In Continuing Support of Project ChildSafe
Committing to the Opportunities and Challenges of the Aging Population
In Support of Comprehensive Policies Regarding Childhood Nutrition and Activity

(Adopted at the Federal-State Relations Meeting, February 2005)
In Appreciation of the Volunteers and Employers Supporting those in the National Guard and Reserves
In Support of the United States Remaining a Leader in Space Exploration and Development
On Behalf of the Uninsured and Underinsured Americans Living with HIV/AIDS:   Reauthorization of the Ryan White Act 

Resolutions Adopted in 2004
Resolutions sunset in 2007 and are no longer active.

(Adopted at Annual Meeting, July 2004)
On Behalf of the Millions of Women with Cervical Cancer
Regarding a National Energy Policy
In Recognition of the 10th Anniversary of Americorps*NCCC 

(Adopted at Federal-State Relations Meeting, February 2004)
Resolution Supporting the Efforts of Governments to Improve Responsiveness, Management, and
Effectiveness in State Government Operations
Resolution Urging the Adoption by State Legislatures of “Military Family Relief Funds” to Help the Families
of the National Guard Members and Reservists Called to Active Duty in the Fight Against
Terrorism
On Behalf of the National Guard Members and in Support of the Security & Preparedness of the States
and Territories
On Behalf of the 18-Million Americans with Diabetes

Resolutions Adopted in 2003
Resolutions sunset in 2006 and are no longer active.

(Adopted at Annual Meeting 2003, July) 
The National Lieutenant Governors Association Supports Project ChildSafe 
Resolution Supporting an Increased Federal Appropriation to Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Resolution Bringing Attention to the Issue of Some Hospitals Charging Uninsured Patients More Than what is Charged to Insured Patients

(Adopted at Federal-State Relations 2003)
Tourism Promotion Act Resolution

(Telemeeting)
Resolution Supporting the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces

Resolutions Adopted in 2002
Resolutions sunset in 2005 and are no longer active.

A Resolution supporting federal efforts to address and highlight homeland security
A Resolution To Increase Breast Cancer Awareness In The Workplace Through The Contract To Fight Breast Cancer
Resolution On Prevention And Treatment Of Obesity
Resolution On Prevention And Treatment Of Hepatitis C
Resolution Supporting An Amendment To The “Enhancing Education Through Technology
Act Of 2001 That Would Add $200 Million In Federal Funding for Statewide E-Learning And Decision-Support Platforms
Agreement To Renew Endorsement Of Kids Learning In 1996 Resolution
Resolution Supporting A Temporary Increase In The Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) To States

Resolutions Adopted in 2001
Resolutions sunset in 2004 and are no longer active.

A Resolution Supporting Guam’s Right to Self-Determination
A Resolution on Congestive Heart Failure Treatment and Education
A Resolution Supporting Parity Insurance Coverage for Mental Health Care Services
A Resolution to Support Revitalizing Civics Education
A Resolution to Establish a Federal Disaster Insurance Program

Resolutions Adopted in 2000
Resolutions sunset in 2003 and are no longer active.

A Resolution to Increase Youth Voter Turnout
A Resolution to Adopt Recommendations Regarding Best Practices for the Judicious Use of Antibiotics
A Resolution to Protect Privacy
A Resolution Promoting the States and Territories Participation in the National Environmental Policy Act
A Resolution Regarding the Global Competitiveness of States and Territories
A Resolution Reaffirming the Right of the People of Puerto Rico to Achieve Full Self-Government
A Resolution Supporting the Development of a National Dialogue on Long Term Care Financing Reform
A Resolution Memorializing Congress to Enact A Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
A Resolution Supporting an Increase in the Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Allocation to the States and Territories