NACo Board of Directors approves 2018 Interim Policy Resolutions

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On March 5, the NACo Board of Directors approved 20 interim policy resolutions at NACo’s Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. These interim policy resolutions will supplement existing NACo policy until NACo’s 2018 Annual Conference, at which point all policy resolutions expire and must be renewed. NACo’s 2018 Annual Conference will be held July 13 - 16 in Nashville/Davidson County, Tenn.

The NACo resolutions process provides members with the ability to participate in national policy decisions affecting county governments. During the Legislative Conference, NACo’s ten policy steering committees and Board of Directors considered interim policy resolutions on issues that were not addressed at the 2017 annual conference.

NACo members are encouraged to get involved by joining one of NACo’s policy steering committees. For more information about getting involved, please click here or contact Zach George at For a comprehensive overview of NACo’s policy process, click here.

Below are the approved interim policy resolutions:


Resolution on FY 2019 Appropriations for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Resolution on Support for Preservation and Expansion of Affordable Housing Stock

Resolution on the New Markets Tax Credit


Resolution on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and Water Control Infrastructure Drawdowns Before Flooding Events


Resolution on the Secure Elections Act (S. 2261)

Resolution on Federal Tax Intercept of Unpaid Court Fees


Resolution on the Veteran’s Choice Accountability Act (H.R. 1797)


Resolution in Support of the Military and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2017 (H.R. 1472)


Resolution Urging Congress to Enact Legislation Regulating the Service Life of Fire Protective Clothing or to Encourage the National Fire Protection Association to Amend Standard 1851 that Mandates Retirement of Such Clothing Based on Manufacture Date

Resolution on the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP)

Resolution in Support of the Pretrial Integrity and Safety Act

Resolution in Support of Reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA)

Resolution in Support of Reauthorization of the Second Chance Act

Resolution Urging Federal Support for Training and Safety of Correctional Employees


Resolution on Requiring Private Entities that Sell or Donate Property to the Federal Government to Pay a Fee in Lieu of Taxes (FILT)

Resolution Opposing Federal Regulations and Policies Requiring  Landscape-Scale Mitigation, Net Conservation Gain and Compensatory  Mitigation on Federal Lands and Supporting a Federal Lands Mitigation Policy that Respects the Mitigation Hierarchy of Avoid, Minimize and Mitigate

Resolution Supporting a Coordinated Effort Between Federal, State and County Officials to Eradicate the Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma Delicatula), an Invasive Species Plaguing the Mid-Atlantic States


Resolution Urging Federal Policy Makers to Include Support for Transit Options in Any Upcoming Infrastructure Package and/or List of Expanded Legislative Principles

Resolution Urging Congress to Amend the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) and Hours of Service Final Rule to Provide an Agricultural Exemption

Resolution to Support Increased Consideration of Alternative Congestion Mitigation Measures

About Zach George (Full Bio)

Legislative Assistant

Zach George joined NACo in March 2016 and serves as a Legislative Assistant. He is responsible for writing and editing blog articles, conducting legislative research and providing legislative support for Environment, Energy and Land Use; Transportation; Telecommunications and Technology; and the Gulf Coast Counties and Parishes Coalition.

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