Legislation We Scored

SB 135: Collective Bargaining for State Workers

Sponsored by the Senate Committee on Government Affairs, this bill allows state workers to engage in collective bargaining over wages and working conditions. SB135 was signed into law by Governor Steve Sisolak.

 

SB 143: Background Checks for Gun Sales

Sponsored by Senate Leadership, this legislation expands background checks for all firearm sales, in the spirit Question 1 on the 2016 ballot. SB143 was signed into law by Governor Steve Sisolak.

 

SB 312: Earned Paid Sick Days

This bill was sponsored by Senator Joyce Woodhouse and mandates earned paid time off for some private sector employees. While gaps remain, this bill is a step forward for working families. We will continue to work on this issue next session. SB312 was signed into law by Governor Steve Sisolak.

 

SB 358: Renewable Portfolio Standard

Sponsored by Senator Chris Brooks, this bill implements a 50% Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) by 2030. SB358 was signed into law by Governor Steve Sisolak.

 

SB 450: Recall Election Reform

Sponsored by the Senate Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections, this bill reforms the process for recall petitions and elections, establishing guidelines and penalties for fraudulent signatures. SB450 was signed into law by Governor Steve Sisolak.

 

SB 551: Education Budget Bill

Sponsored by Senate Democratic Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro the bill creates a permanent revenue stream for public education in Nevada, ensuring funding for school safety and educator pay raises. SB551 was signed into law by Governor Steve Sisolak.

 

AB 84: Funding Bill for State Conservation

This bill, sponsored by Assemblywoman Maggie Carlton, reauthorizes bonds for the conservation of natural habitats, cultural sites, and recreation areas. AB84 was signed into law by Governor Steve Sisolak.

 

AB 186: National Popular Vote 

Sponsored by the late Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson, this bill would have joined Nevada into the National Popular Vote interstate compact. However, this bill was vetoed Governor Steve Sisolak, his first of the session, which was incredibly disappointing.

 

AB 345: Voting Rights Omnibus 

Speaker Jason Frierson sponsored this bill which establishes same-day voter registration, allows the DMV to create a form for opting out of automatic voter registration, allows County Clerks to establish polling places where any voter may vote, makes absentee ballots simpler to request, and other voting reforms. AB345 was signed into law by Governor Steve Sisolak.

 

AB 431: Bill Reinstating Voting Rights for Formerly Incarcerated Persons

Sponsored by Speaker Jason Frierson, this legislation restores a formerly incarcerated felon’s right to vote upon serving their sentence. AB431 was signed into law by Governor Steve Sisolak.

 

AB 456: Minimum Wage Increase

AB 456 was sponsored by Speaker Jason Frierson and raises the state minimum wage to $12/hr over the span of several years. AB456 was signed into law by Governor Steve Sisolak.

 

AB 458: Nevada Educational Choice Scholarship Program Bill

Sponsored by Speaker Jason Frierson, the bill caps the annual tax credit increase for Opportunity Scholarships. AB458 was signed into law by Governor Steve Sisolak.

 

AB 465: Expanded Solar Access

Sponsored by Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe-Moreno, AB 465 creates an expanded solar access program and workforce development options for low-income Nevadans. This is not true community solar, which we asked for in the original bill. We will continue working on this issue next session. AB465 was signed into law by Governor Steve Sisolak.

 

AB 486: Establishes an Office of Outdoor Recreation

Sponsored by the Assembly Committee on Ways and Means, this legislation establishes the Office of Outdoor Recreation. AB486 was signed into law by Governor Steve Sisolak.

 

SCR 10: Concurrent Resolution on Healthcare

This resolution, sponsored by the Senate Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections, creates an interim study on the feasibility of a public health care plan for Nevada. SCR10 was enrolled and delivered to the Secretary of State.