Requires schools or other geographic locations to adopt policies that would prohibit them from using racially discriminatory identifiers on their property. This includes mascots, songs, or anything else that is considered to be racially discriminatory or associated with a person with a racially discriminatory background. Additionally, it bans the use of Sundown Sirens (Sundown Sirens have been used in towns across Nevada for non-white individuals, mainly Native Americans, to be home by 6 p.m). This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Decriminalizes traffic tickets by turning them into a civil infraction instead. The bill also defines certain traffic and vehicle violations as misdemeanors. It also includes funding to the Department of Public Safety to make system upgrades and provide training to personnel to carry out the provisions of this bill. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Providing for a presidential preference primary election; setting forth requirements and procedures for holding a presidential preference primary election. Allows Native reservations/colonies to request polling locations for the presidential primary election and establishes deadlines. Establishes Nevada’s primary election as the first-in-the-nation. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
This bill removes the provisions that make convicted persons ineligible for TANF or SNAP benefits for felony possession, use, or distribution of a controlled substance. This will now allow convicted persons to receive much-needed TANF and SNAP benefits. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Bans ghost guns in Nevada by prohibiting a person from possessing, purchasing, transporting, or receiving an unfinished frame or receiver. The legislation also defines the term “antique firearm” in order to exempt antiques and relics from this ban. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Makes the options we had to vote in 2020, including mail-in voting, permanent. Makes voting more accessible for our tribal communities. Allows the mail ballot-counting process to begin 15 days before Election Day. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Also known as the “smog bill”, this bill fixes the classic car loophole by providing that such vehicles are exempt from the provisions governing the control of emissions from engines as long as they are not used for general transportation and further providing that such vehicles which are used for general transportation shall not be issued special license plates. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Expands automatic voter registration to additional state agencies and certain tribal agencies as automatic voter registration agencies; most notably, Medicaid offices. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Requires the disbursement of federal money to the Employment Security Division of DETR (the Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation) for the upgrade of its unemployment compensation information system. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Ties federal aid for landlords to have an eviction mediation process by temporarily authorizing tenants subject to designated eviction proceedings to assert certain affirmative defenses relating to rental assistance and establishing procedures. Temporarily requiring a court to stay designated eviction proceedings in order to facilitate alternative dispute resolution. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Creates an excise tax on the Nevada gross revenue of business entities engaged in the business of extracting gold or silver in this State and allowing for this money to be used for funding public education in the state. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Prohibiting a magistrate from issuing a no-knock arrest warrant or search warrant except under certain circumstances. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Requires the establishment of a program for awarding a dark sky designation to certain sites in Nevada. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Allows pharmacists to prescribe and dispense self-administered hormonal contraceptives over-the-counter to any patient. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Modernizes HIV laws in Nevada to remove the stigma around the disease and treat it like other communicable diseases. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Creates the Nevada Public Option. Requires the State Plan for Medicaid to include coverage for the services of a community health worker and doula services; revises provisions relating to coverage of services for pregnant women under Medicaid and more. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
Revises provisions governing partial tax abatements for certain renewable energy facilities. Requires an electric utility to submit a plan to accelerate transportation electrification in this State; also requires an electric utility to file a plan for certain high-voltage transmission infrastructure projects and more. This bill was signed by Governor Sisolak.
This resolution expresses the Nevada Legislature’s support for the Biden administration’s initiative to conserve 30% of America’s lands and waters by 2030, urging cooperation between federal, state, and tribal governments in protecting wildlife, plantlife, and culturally significant lands such as Avi Kwa Ame. It passed both houses and was delivered to the Secretary of State.
This resolution from the 2019 session, and re-introduced this year, would put a question on the 2022 ballot that would raise the Nevada minimum wage to $12/hr by 2024, require that Nevada businesses match the federal minimum wage if the federal minimum is set higher than $12/hr, and eliminate the two-tiered minimum wage in which workers who are offered health benefits may be paid less. It passed both houses and was delivered to the Secretary of State.