Nevada governor signs 43 more bills into law

by NCN staff

Nevada State Capitol - image - Brian Bahouth/The Sierra Nevada Ally

Carson City – On Thursday, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed 43 bills into law to include a bill establishing the Nevada 24/7 Sobriety and Drug Monitoring Program, a measure to strengthen computer literacy curriculum in public schools, and a bill prohibiting discrimination against a person who is deaf or legally blind in child custody proceedings. 

AB316 establishes the Nevada 24/7 Sobriety and Drug Monitoring Program, a voluntary statewide program that local jurisdictions can participate in to help rehabilitate individuals convicted of driving under the influence. 

SB313 strengthens computer literacy curriculum in public schools by establishing an online resource for computer science instruction and instructs the Nevada Department of Education to assist schools in developing computer literacy curriculum. 

AB140 prohibits discrimination against a person who is deaf, legally blind, or otherwise physically disabled, or holds a valid medical marijuana card, in court proceedings concerning child custody, visitation, adoption, or guardianship. This bill also prohibits discrimination on such basis for the purposes of determining the suitability of a prospective adoptive home.

AB242 is an act creating the Nevada Air Service Development Commission; creating the Nevada Air Service Development Fund; providing for the management of the Fund; setting forth the duties of the Commission; requiring the Commission to develop a program to provide grants of money from the Fund to certain air carriers; establishing criteria for awarding grants of money from the Fund to certain air carriers.

AB492 is an act relating to industrial insurance; revising the circumstances in which a first responder or an employee of the State or a local government is authorized to receive compensation under industrial insurance for certain stress-related claims; requiring an agency which employs a first responder or a volunteer first responder to provide certain educational training concerning mental health issues to the first responder; exempting a claim for certain stress-related injuries suffered by a first responder or an employee of the State or any of its agencies or political subdivisions from certain prohibitions on compensation for an injury and temporary disability; requiring the Administrator of the Division of Industrial Relations of the Department of Business and Industry to include concurrent wages of an injured employee in the calculation of average monthly wage under certain circumstances.

SB37 is an act revising the scope of the practice of clinical professional counseling and the practice of marriage and family therapy; revising the expiration date of certain licenses issued by the Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors; revising the prorating of certain fees for certain licenses issued by the Board; revising provisions relating to the issuance of a license by endorsement; revising provisions governing the fees the Board is authorized to charge.

SB153 is an act relating to collective bargaining; increasing the amount of time within which the Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board must conduct a hearing relating to certain complaints; removing certain restrictions on payment of compensation or monetary benefits upon expiration of a collective bargaining agreement; revising various provisions relating to negotiations between a school district and an employee organization representing teachers or educational support personnel; repealing certain provisions governing leave for services to an employee organization and governing school administrators.

SB130 is an act relating to radiation; creating the Radiation Therapy and Radiologic Imaging Advisory Committee; providing for a license to engage in radiation therapy or radiologic imaging; providing for a limited license to engage in radiologic imaging; prescribing the requirements for the issuance and renewal of such a license and limited license; authorizing certain persons to practice as radiologist assistants; prescribing additional qualifications for a person to perform certain types of radiation therapy and radiologic imaging; providing for the enforcement of the requirements concerning radiation therapy and radiologic imaging; authorizing the imposition of disciplinary action or an injunction against a person who engages in radiation therapy or radiologic imaging in certain circumstances; providing penalties.

SB387 is an act relating to anatomical gifts; providing for the certification of nontransplant anatomical donation organizations; requiring the collection of certain information relating to the procurement of human bodies and parts; providing a penalty.

SB345 is an act relating to estate distilleries; authorizing brew pubs and certain wineries to transfer certain malt beverages and wine in bulk to an estate distillery; authorizing a wholesale dealer of liquor to make such a transfer; authorizing an estate distillery to receive malt beverages and wine in bulk for the purpose of distillation and blending; revising when certain spirits that are received or transferred in bulk are subject to taxation.

SB230 is an act relating to real estate; revising provisions relating to advertisements by real estate licensees; revising educational requirements which must be satisfied by an applicant for licensure as a real estate salesperson, real estate broker or real estate broker-salesperson; revising provisions governing the maintenance of certain licenses by real estate brokers and owner-developers; revising provisions governing certain regulations of the Real Estate Commission relating to the curriculum and subject matter of continuing education.

AB500 is an act extending the reversion dates of appropriations from the current biennium; making appropriations to the Office of Finance for costs associated with replacement of the Advantage Financial and Human Resources System with the Enterprise Resource Planning System.

AB501 is an act making an appropriation to the Fleet Services Division of the Department of Administration for the replacement of vehicles.

AB502 is an act making an appropriation to the Office of Finance for an electronic tracking system for capital improvement projects.

AB503 is an act making an appropriation to the Fleet Services Division of the Department of Administration for the purchase of new vehicles.

AB504 is an act making appropriations to the State Department of Agriculture for the purchase of replacement vehicles and the purchase and replacement of laboratory equipment.

AB505 is an act making appropriations to the Division of State Parks for self-pay kiosks, replacement of vehicles, a paving project and construction at Ice Age Fossils State Park and maintenance equipment for Sand Harbor at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park.

AB506 is an act making appropriations to the Department of Corrections for the Nevada Offender Tracking Information System, a key control system, replacement of power supply equipment, data racks, radios, scanners, computers and repeater upgrades.

AB507 is an act making appropriations to the Department of Corrections for the replacement of buses and other vehicles.

AB508 is an act making appropriations to the Department of Corrections, Prison Medical Care, for certain medical equipment.

AB509 is an act making an appropriation to the Nevada Equal Rights Commission for the new automation solution to streamline the intake process.

SB503 is an act making an appropriation for the continuation of the Nevada Promise Scholarship Program.

SB505 is an act relating to making an appropriation to the Office of Finance for an adjustment to school districts affected by the district of residence issue.

SB506 is an act making an appropriation to the Division of State Library, Archives and Public Records for the replacement of a large book scanner.

SB507 is an act making an appropriation to the State Public Works Division of the Department of Administration for the support of the Marlette Lake Water System.

SB508 is an act making an appropriation to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for the replacement of information technology infrastructure and making an appropriation to the Interim Finance Committee for allocation to the Department for wildfire prevention, restoration and long-term planning.

SB509 is an act making appropriations to the Division of Water Resources for the replacement of vehicles and computer software and hardware.

SB510 is an act making an appropriation to the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation for a new business management system.

SB511 is an act making appropriations to the Department of Corrections for the replacement of roof hatches and a sewer pump and the repair of flooring, plumbing and a sewer grinder at various correctional centers.

SB512 is an act that makes appropriations to the Nevada Gaming Control Board for modernization of the technology system and replacement of security system equipment and extends the reversion date of a previous appropriation made to the Board for certain costs related to the Alpha Migration Project. 

SB513 is an act that makes appropriations to the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services for the Child Support Enforcement Modernization system and the replacement of computer hardware and software and office equipment and authorizes the expenditure of money for these purposes.

SB514 is an act that makes an appropriation to the Interim Finance Committee for allocation to the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History for replacement of the Nevada Criminal Justice Information System.

SB515 is an act makes an appropriation to the Division of Parole and Probation for the replacement of computer equipment and the Offender Tracking Information System.

SB516 is an act that makes appropriations to the State Board of Parole Commissioners for the replacement of certain equipment.

SB517 is an act that makes appropriations to the Nevada Highway Patrol for replacement of computer hardware and software and mobile data computers and for portable and mobile radio equipment.

SB518 is an act that makes an appropriation to the Department of Taxation for the needs assessment for the modernization of the Unified Tax System.

SB519 is an act that makes an appropriation to the Office of Finance for a Snowcat vehicle for winter access to the pump house and dam at Marlette Lake. SB525

SB526 is an act that makes appropriations to the Nevada Highway Patrol for the replacement of patrol vehicles and motorcycles. 

SB527 is an act that makes appropriations to the Division of Child and Family Services for deferred maintenance projects and security camera system upgrades at various facilities. 

SB533 is an act that makes an appropriation to the Interim Finance Committee for allocation to Nevada Museum of Art, Inc. for the statewide expansion plan for the Northern and Southern Museum of Arts.

SB534 is an act that makes an appropriation from the State General Fund to the Department of Transportation for the replacement of the Nevada State Radio System.

SB535 is an act that revises provisions governing the financial support for programs for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling.