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Public Health Statute Modernization

Members of the Collaborative

The Turning Point Public Health Statute Modernization National Excellence Collaborative members included:

the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, National Association of City and County Health Officials, National Association of Local Boards of Health, American Public Health Association, National Governor’s Association, National Conference of State Legislatures, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Resources and Services Administration, Alaska, Colorado, Nebraska, Oregon, and Wisconsin.

Collaborative Publications

Model State PH Act Legislation Tracking Report
Scroll down to the Legislative Status Update section and follow the link.

The Model State Public Health Act [pdf: 2.47 mb]

Fact Sheet Public Health Laws across the Country [pdf 495 kb]

Fact Sheet Modern Health Threats Public Health Law [pdf 463 kb]

Fact Sheet The Model State Emergency Health Powers Act [pdf 466 kb]

Fact Sheet Turning Point Public Health Statute Modernization [pdf 469 kb]

Fact Sheet Understanding Lobbying Rules [pdf 480 kb]

Fact Sheet Your Public Health Laws [pdf 462 kb]

Talking Points: Turning Point Act [pdf 228 kb]

Assessment Report: State Public Health Law [pdf 368 kb]

Executive Summary Turning Point Act [pdf 492kb]

Turning Point Model State Public Health Act [pdf 1,939 kb]

Commentary on the Model Public Health Emergency Powers Act [349k pdf]
Commentary only [244 pdf] Model act only [129kb pdf]

Emergency Law [pdf] a draft model law from the Public Health Statute Modernization Collaborative (11/13/01)

Public Health Law Assessment Report [pdf] Slide presentation

Public Health Law: Power, Duty, and Restraint, Larry O. Gostin, December 1999 [pdf]

Reforming Alaska Public Health Law (1999) [pdf] A case study from the Center for Law & the Public's Health at Georgetown & Johns Hopkins Universities

Collaborative Web site

Last updated 2/10/06