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Statutes of the State of Nevada - Fifty-Ninth Session, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the state legislature; increasing the compensation of the assembly supervisor of clerks and adding an assistant supervisor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 1–Committee on Legislative Functions. Approved January 24, 1977

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund to the legislative fund. Senate Bill No. 146–Committee on Finance. Approved February 3, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the state militia; providing changes in the administration of certain funds by the adjutant general; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 83–Assemblymen Serpa, Rhoads and Craddock. Approved February 9, 1977

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AN ACT relating to gaming licensing and control; changing the gaming control board revolving fund to an account; deleting the requirement that the chairman of the board furnish a fidelity bond; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 65–Assemblymen Jeffrey, Demers and Horn. Approved February 9, 1977

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AN ACT relating to revenue and taxation; requiring the department of taxation to deposit sales and use tax collections in the account of the state treasurer and repealing authority for the department to open bank accounts in its own name for temporary deposit of such collections; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 103–Committee on Taxation. Approved February 11, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the legislative auditor; expanding his responsibilities and duties concerning the legislative payroll; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 32–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved February 11, 1977

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AN ACT relating to county fire protection districts; eliminating requirement of real property ownership to qualify to vote or hold elective office; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 32–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved February 11, 1977

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AN ACT relating to capital construction projects; prescribing additional duties of the state public works board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 51–Assemblymen Demers, Mann and Kosinski. Approved February 11, 1977

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AN ACT relating to special education programs; permitting a school district to contract with any person, state agency or legal entity to operate special education programs for its handicapped pupils; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 106–Committee on Education. Approved February 24, 1977

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AN ACT relating to child care services; abolishing the advisory committee on day care created within the welfare division of the department of human resources; transferring the committee’s principal function to the child care policy board within the child care services division of the department; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 86–Committee on Health and Welfare. Approved February 24, 1977

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AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; designating certain documents for use in proving age by an applicant for such a license; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 22–Assemblymen Sena, Banner, Howard, Craddock, Price, May, Hickey, Hayes and Polish. Approved February 24, 1977

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AN ACT making an additional and supplemental appropriation to the state department of education for care of the visually and aurally handicapped; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 134–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved February 24, 1977

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AN ACT relating to water pollution; specifying certain powers, duties and procedures which apply if state securities are issued under the County Sewage and Waste Water Law; changing the permissible amount of such securities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 30–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved February 24, 1977

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AN ACT making an additional and supplemental appropriation for the support of the health division of the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 50–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved February 24, 1977

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AN ACT relating to state accounting; abolishing obsolete data processing division funds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 68–Assemblymen Banner and Demers. Approved February 24, 1977

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund and the state highway fund in the state treasury to the reserve for statutory contingency fund. Assembly Bill No. 47–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved February 25, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the state accounting procedures; providing for the categorizing of state funds and accounts; prescribing accounting and reporting practices; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 67–Assemblymen Demers, Mann, May, Jacobsen and Horn. Approved February 25, 1977

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund to the emergency account. Assembly Bill No. 49–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved February 25, 1977

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AN ACT to amend “An Act relating to the property tax; requiring the Nevada Tax Commission to classify mobile homes on the basis of service lives for assessment purposes; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved May 19, 1975. Assembly Bill No. 97–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved February 25, 1977

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AN ACT relating to state funds; creating the Nevada equal rights commission gift fund and the Nevada Indian commission gift fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 66–Assemblymen Banner and Demers. Approved February 25, 1977

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AN ACT relating to Nevada Housing Finance Law; expanding the definition of “real property”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 33–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved February 25, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the University of Nevada; increasing the expense reimbursement for members of the board of regents; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 250–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved February 25, 1977

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund to the office of the secretary of state for microfilming corporate records; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 46–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved February 25, 1977

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AN ACT providing for an oil portrait of Mike O’Callaghan, governor of the State of Nevada; creating a fund; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 98–Assemblymen Brookman, Mello, Howard, Bremner, Serpa, Glover, Hickey, Kosinski, Vergiels, Banner, Barengo, Bennett, Chaney, Coulter, Craddock, Demers, Dreyer, Gomes, Goodman, Harmon, Hayes, Horn, Jacobsen, Jeffrey, Kissam, Mann, May, Moody, Murphy, Polish, Price, Rhoads, Robinson, Ross, Schofield, Sena, Wagner, Weise, Westall and Dini. Approved February 25, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the City of Carlin; providing for the sale or lease of the city-owned electric light and power system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 26–Senator Glaser. Approved March 3, 1977

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AN ACT relating to county officers; clarifying a provision on the expiration of appointments to fill vacancies in certain county offices; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 26–Assemblyman Barengo. Approved March 3, 1977

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AN ACT relating to property taxation; creating a county appraisal and mapping assistance revolving fund; providing for its administration and use; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 56–Assemblyman Howard. Approved March 3, 1977

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AN ACT relating to surety bonds; repealing the requirement that the director of the Nevada mental health institute obtain such a bond. Assembly Bill No. 52–Assemblymen Chaney, Gomes, Demers and Dreyer. Approved March 3, 1977

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AN ACT relating to administrative procedure; reconciling specific procedures provided for individual agencies with the Nevada Administrative Procedure Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 63–Senator Dodge. Approved March 3, 1977

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AN ACT making an additional and supplemental appropriation from the state general fund for the support of the Nevada state prison; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 175–Committee on Finance. Approved March 3, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the department of commerce; setting apart certain of its revenues for the use of the department; revising the fee requirement for examination of business of certain licensees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 125–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved March 3, 1977

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AN ACT making an additional and supplemental appropriation from the state general fund to the central data processing division of the department of general services for the completion and operation of an automated personnel and payroll system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 112–Committee on Finance. Approved March 3, 1977

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AN ACT to amend NRS 435.360, relating to the age limitation for detention of the mentally retarded, by reducing the maximum age for detention from age 21 to age 18. Senate Bill No. 96–Committee on Education, Health and Welfare and State Institutions. Approved March 3, 1977

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund to the Nevada state prison for the purchase of certain equipment and for the payment of transfer expenses of certain employees. Senate Bill No. 51–Committee on Finance. Approved March 3, 1977

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AN ACT relating to property tax; changing the latest dates for county assessors to file tax rolls and segregations of the rolls with the state board of equalization; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 174–Committee on Taxation. Approved March 3, 1977

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund to the contingency fund. Senate Bill No. 49–Committee on Finance. Approved March 3, 1977

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AN ACT relating to Churchill County; authorizing the sale of the Fallon state fairgrounds and directing the proceeds to be used to improve other real property for public use; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 28–Senator Dodge. Approved March 7, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the legislature; providing for the payment of certain travel expenses for employees; providing a communication allowance for committee chairmen; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 148–Committee on Legislative Functions. Approved March 7, 1977

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AN ACT relating to estates of decedents; requiring notice of application for attorneys’ fees in summary administration; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 25–Assemblyman Barengo. Approved March 8, 1977

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund to the legislative fund. Senate Bill No. 213–Committee on Finance. Approved March 8, 1977

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AN ACT relating to public child welfare services; relieving the welfare division of the department of human resources from responsibility for foster home care of children paroled from correctional institutions; requiring the division to provide certain child welfare services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 88–Committee on Health and Welfare. Approved March 8, 1977

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled: “An Act relating to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; authorizing the board of regents to agree to lease or lease to the Federal Government facilities to be acquired at the university; authorizing the issuance and sale of securities in accordance with the act and with the University Securities Law to pay for such acquisition; providing for the payment of the securities, operation and maintenance expenses and ground rent; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 11, 1975. Assembly Bill No. 258–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved March 9, 1977

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AN ACT relating to public health and safety; authorizing the state board of health to regulate radioactive materials disposal sites; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 38–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved March 10, 1977

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AN ACT relating to maternal and child health; providing for testing of newborn infants as required by the state board of health for discovery of preventable mental disorders; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 118–Assemblymen Wagner, Schofield, Jeffrey, Gomes, Robinson, Demers, Hayes, Brookman, Westall, Coulter and Kosinski. Approved March 10, 1977

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the desert research institute of the University of Nevada System for emergency weather modification activities for the Lake Tahoe and Walker River basins and for the Spring Mountains; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 279–Assemblymen Moody, Dini, Mello, Serpa, Glover, Demers, Harmon, Howard, Weise, Jacobsen, Barengo, Polish, Westall, Coulter, Goodman, Gomes, Murphy, Wagner, Rhoads, Craddock, Hayes, Sena, Dreyer, Horn, Bennett, Jeffrey, Schofield, Vergiels, Chaney, Kosinski, Price, Hickey and Kissam. Approved March 11, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the Multistate Tax Compact; deleting the requirement for the Multistate Tax Compact advisory committee to hold annual meetings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 99–Committee on Taxation. Approved March 11, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the state prison; revising administrative practices and accounting procedures; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 114–Committee on Education, Health and Welfare and State Institutions. Approved March 11, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the state public works board; repealing the provisions for an urban planning division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 86–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved March 14, 1977

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund to the state public works board for capital improvements to correctional institutions. Senate Bill No. 50–Committee on Finance. Approved March 14, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the committee on group insurance; providing for members of the committee who are state employees to be granted leave with regular pay while engaged in business of the committee; entitling the members to receive travel expenses and subsistence allowances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 246–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved March 14, 1977

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund to the stale claims fund account. Assembly Bill No. 48–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved March 17, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the Washoe County fairgrounds; authorizing Washoe County, Nevada, to utilize a portion of such fairgrounds land leased from the State of Nevada for the construction and maintenance of a county public building complex; exempting such land from a statutory trust; making legislative findings; directing the execution of an amendatory lease by the administrator of the division of state lands of the state department of conservation and natural resources and Washoe County; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 294–Assemblymen Barengo, Wagner, Coulter, Gomes, Kosinski, Murphy, Mello, Goodman, Westall and Weise. Approved March 17, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the Postsecondary Educational Authorization Act; removing authority for an educational institution to continue in operation pending approval of its application for a license; clarifying provisional licensing procedure; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 105–Committee on Education. Approved March 17, 1977

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AN ACT relating to public securities; validating, ratifying, approving and confirming outstanding public securities of the state and all corporate subdivisions and agencies thereof, and acts and proceedings had or taken thereby and pertaining to public securities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 156–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved March 17, 1977

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AN ACT relating to vocational licensing boards; authorizing the legislative auditor to prescribe standards for auditing such boards; authorizing the legislative commission to direct an audit of any such board by the legislative auditor and assign the cost thereof; removing the Nevada state board of examiners for skilled nursing facility administrators from the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 155–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved March 17, 1977

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AN ACT relating to podiatry; changing requirements for certifications as a podiatrist or podiatry hygienist; increasing certain fees charged by the state board of podiatry; specifying functions of a podiatry hygienist; adding a ground for revocation of a podiatrist’s certificate; increasing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 153–Assemblyman Vergiels. Approved March 18, 1977

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AN ACT relating to watercraft; providing changes in required lighting for boats; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 104–Committee on Taxation. Approved March 18, 1977

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AN ACT providing for the exchange of certain land situated in Lincoln County between the division of state parks of the state department of conservation and natural resources and Henry St. Amand and wife, Julia; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 205–Senators Ashworth and Blakemore. Approved March 18, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the state public works board; authorizing salaries for the members while they are engaged in the business of the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 96–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved March 18, 1977

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AN ACT relating to vehicle licensing and registration; making a technical correction to a provision on license plate code letters. Assembly Bill No. 207–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 18, 1977

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AN ACT relating to statutes; conforming their language to correct inappropriate references; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 224–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 18, 1977

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AN ACT relating to interstate water compact commissions; increasing compensation of certain commission members; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 216–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 18, 1977

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AN ACT relating to group insurance for state officers and employees; requiring appointment of a retired state employee to the committee on group insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 41–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved March 18, 1977

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the University of Nevada System for purchase of equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 95–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved March 18, 1977

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AN ACT relating to education; changing the office at which institutions granting academic or professional degrees are required to file certain information; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 109–Committee on Education. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the secretary of state; relieving him of the duty of supervising the printing of legislative acts, resolutions and journals; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 140–Committee on Legislative Functions. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT relating to revenue and taxation; clarifying the administrative powers of the state department of taxation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 161–Committee on Taxation. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT relating to official bonds; correcting obsolete references; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 206–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT relating to local government purchasing; making technical corrections in certain statutory provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 208–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT relating to county government; deleting an inaccurate and redundant reference to maximum expenditure for public improvements by special assessment without bond issuance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 212–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT to amend NRS 328.110 to provide for the recordation of deeds of conveyance of real property to the United States where exclusive federal jurisdiction over the property is not sought; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 232–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments; eliminating conflicts between certain provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 234–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT relating to construction management services; clarifying the license requirements for persons who provide construction management services; changing the effective date of regulatory provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 237–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT relating to evidence; removing certain provisions which repeat or conflict with other provisions of law; correcting obsolete terms; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 238–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT relating to vacancies in state offices; repealing certain provisions on the appointment of successors for the state treasurer and state controller. Assembly Bill No. 241–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT relating to highways and roads; deleting an obsolete reference to the Nevada Highways and Parks magazine from NRS; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 285–Committee on Transportation. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT relating to public records; decreasing the length of time that county clerks must retain certain original records; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 331–Assemblymen Demers and Banner. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT relating to public livestock sales; deleting the requirement that livestock sale receipts be delivered to the state department of agriculture. Senate Bill No. 36–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the state public defender; eliminating the private practice of law by deputy state public defenders; clarifying their employment status; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 160–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT making an additional and supplemental appropriation to the welfare division of the department of human resources to maintain the present level of medical services provided recipients under the Title XIX Medical Care Program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 176–Committee on Finance. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT making appropriations to the mental hygiene and mental retardation division of the department of human resources for the desert developmental center; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 177–Committee on Finance. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the state public works board; requiring that use of grants of money for certain construction projects be approved in advance by concurrent resolution of legislature when it is in session; extending the purposes for which such grants may be used; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 223–Committee on Finance. Approved March 21, 1977

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the supreme court to support the operations of the commission on judicial selection and commission on judicial discipline; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 305–Assemblymen Hickey, Mello, Barengo, May, Ross and Brookman. Approved March 22, 1977

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AN ACT relating to cosmetology; abolishing durational residence as a prerequisite for certain examinations and certifications by the state board of cosmetology; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 55–Senator Young. Approved March 22, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the Nevada highway patrol; providing for eligibility of women as highway patrol personnel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 58–Senator Gojack. Approved March 22, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the interim finance committee; providing that members who do not become candidates for reelection or who are defeated for reelection remain members until the next session of the legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 18–Committee on Finance. Approved March 22, 1977

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AN ACT relating to statutory interpretation; placing within Nevada Revised Statutes the general severability clause enacted at the time of its original enactment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 71–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 22, 1977

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AN ACT relating to cemeteries; requiring certain local government agencies to enforce regulations pertaining to the construction of specified structures; removing the authority of a city to make and enforce additional regulations concerning such structures; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 105–Committee on Environment, Public Resources and Agriculture. Approved March 22, 1977

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AN ACT relating to the state legislature; requiring the legislative counsel to prepare statutory tables for the Statutes of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 235–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 23, 1977

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AN ACT relating to statutes; conforming their language to correct conflicting amendments and repealers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 65–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 23, 1977

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AN ACT relating to statutory interpretation; providing certain grammatical principles applicable to Nevada Revised Statutes as a whole; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 67–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 23, 1977

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund to the legislative fund. Senate Bill No. 331–Committee on Finance. Approved March 24, 1977

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AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; excluding certain ski patrolmen from mandatory coverage; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 120–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved March 24, 1977

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AN ACT relating to Nevada housing finance; adding a definition; restricting possible recipients of loans from the housing division of the department of commerce; changing the procedure for perfecting security interests; clarifying provisions relating to the issuance and amount of outstanding obligations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 34–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved March 24, 1977

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AN ACT relating to revenue and taxation; creating the department of taxation bond trust fund; raising the bond limits for motor vehicle fuel dealers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 101–Committee on Taxation. Approved March 24, 1977

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AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; requiring acceptance of time deposit certificates from employers as substitute for cash premiums; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 5–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved March 25, 1977

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AN ACT relating to public financial administration; creating an intergovernmental trust fund under the administration of the state controller; creating within that fund an aviation fuels tax revolving account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 102–Committee on Taxation. Approved March 25, 1977

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AN ACT relating to local government; removing certain requirements for service in city and town offices; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 25–Senators Sheerin, Hilbrecht and Gojack. Approved March 25, 1977

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AN ACT relating to pawnbrokers; clarifying that a charge in addition to interest may be made only once; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 133–Committee on Commerce. Approved March 26, 1977

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AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; repealing provision limiting payment of compensation for hernias. Senate Bill No. 4–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved March 26, 1977

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AN ACT relating to public utility regulation; eliminating the incorrect reference to a state agency as a party entitled to attend public utility construction permit proceedings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 220–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 26, 1977

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AN ACT relating to workmen’s compensation; clarifying the Nevada industrial commission’s right of subrogation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 12–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved March 26, 1977

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AN ACT relating to county jails; revising the basis of charging for confinement of federal prisoners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 123–Assemblymen Wagner, Polish, Banner, Hayes and Howard. Approved March 29, 1977

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AN ACT relating to insurance; shortening the period of retention required for certain business records; providing for the bonding of certain brokers by firms or corporations of which the broker is a member; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 306–Committee on Commerce. Approved March 29, 1977

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act incorporating the City of Elko, in Elko County, Nevada, and defining the boundaries thereof, under a new charter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 15, 1971, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 373–Assemblyman Rhoads. Approved March 29, 1977

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AN ACT relating to boards of county commissioners; changing the number and manner of election of their members in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 37–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved March 29, 1977

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AN ACT relating to public instruction; revising the classification of schools and teachers’ certifications and making other revisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 118–Committee on Education, Health and Welfare and State Institutions. Approved March 29, 1977

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AN ACT relating to highways; permitting cooperative agreements between the state and counties for improvement of roads; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 284–Committee on Transportation. Approved March 29, 1977

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AN ACT relating to highways; delegating authority to number highways to the state highway engineer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 283–Committee on Transportation. Approved March 29, 1977

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AN ACT relating to acquisition of property for future highways needs; placing administration with the board of directors of the department of highways; eliminating the advance right-of-way acquisition and management fund; limiting the method of paying for acquired property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 282–Committee on Transportation. Approved March 29, 1977

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AN ACT relating to state accounting; amending provisions on certain statutory funds and abolishing others; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 80–Assemblymen Kissam and Demers. Approved March 29, 1977

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of water resources of the department of conservation and natural resources for certain legal fees and court costs involving water rights and supply on the Truckee River stream system and for water resources consultation. Assembly Bill No. 82–Assemblymen Serpa, Dini, Howard, Weise, Coulter, Rhoads, Jacobsen and Mello. Approved March 31, 1977

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AN ACT relating to boxing and wrestling; excluding amateur athletic clubs from bond requirements for conducting contests; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 354–Assemblymen Brookman and Bremner. Approved March 31, 1977

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AN ACT relating to eminent domain; specifically authorizing investigations for the preparation of environmental impact and other precondemnation statements; providing for written notice before all precondemnation entries; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 286–Committee on Transportation. Approved March 31, 1977

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AN ACT relating to mobile homes; clarifying the applicability to mobile homes of chapter 487 of NRS which relates to garages, repair shops, parking area keepers, automobile wreckers and abandoned vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 230–Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 31, 1977

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AN ACT relating to workmen’s compensation; extending applicability of the penalty for an employer’s failure to secure occupational disease coverage to an employer with one employee; deleting obsolete references; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 213–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 7, 1977

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AN ACT relating to elections; providing for the state or counties to pay the cost of a recount of votes if the candidate who demanded the recount prevails; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 136–Committee on Elections. Approved April 7, 1977

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AN ACT relating to professions and occupations; requiring physicians and certain others to report to law enforcement agencies whenever patients appear to have nonaccidental knife or firearm injuries; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 162–Assemblymen Wagner and Hayes. Approved April 7, 1977

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AN ACT relating to property tax; providing for abatement of taxes on all real property acquired by the state or a political subdivision at the time of acquisition; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 175–Assemblyman Weise. Approved April 7, 1977

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120

AN ACT relating to elections; removing provisions on voting machines; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 158–Committee on Elections. Approved April 7, 1977

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121

AN ACT relating to estrays, providing for payment of expenses for their care; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 57–Committee on Agriculture. Approved April 7, 1977

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122

AN ACT relating to general improvement districts; allowing payment of compensation to members of boards of trustees; reducing the limit on the total amount of debt which may be incurred by a district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 166–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 7, 1977

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AN ACT authorizing the mental hygiene and mental retardation division of the department of human resources to apply for donations or grants to construct mental health and retardation facilities; requiring approval by the interim finance committee or the legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 99–Committee on Education, Health and Welfare and State Institutions. Approved April 7, 1977

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124

AN ACT relating to state borrowing and bonds; restricting certain maturity limits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 179–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 7, 1977

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AN ACT relating to health planning and facilities; establishing a state health coordinating council and authorizing establishment of an office of health planning and resources in the department of human resources; prescribing certain powers and duties of these agencies; abolishing the state comprehensive health planning advisory council; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 194–Committee on Education, Health and Welfare and State Institutions. Approved April 7, 1977

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126

AN ACT making an appropriation for the satisfaction of a judgment against the State of Nevada. Senate Bill No. 256–Committee on Finance. Approved April 7, 1977

260

127

AN ACT relating to the Nevada archeological survey; limiting cooperation by state agencies to the extent of appropriations for that purpose; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 269–Senators Young and Raggio. Approved April 7, 1977

260

128

AN ACT relating to control over marketing of certain agricultural and other commodities; increasing certain registration, tonnage and inspection fees for pesticides, commercial fertilizers, agricultural minerals and antifreeze; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 58–Committee on Agriculture. Approved April 7, 1977

261

129

AN ACT relating to persons convicted of crime; providing for tests for the use of controlled substances as a condition of probation or parole; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 83–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 7, 1977

262

130

AN ACT relating to pardons and paroles; removing certain provisions, one which allows a prisoner in county jail to apply for parole to the state board of parole commissioners and another which denies a prisoner the privilege of earning good time credits for a period after recapture; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 76–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 7, 1977

263

131

AN ACT relating to separate property; making a correction to require the county recorder to record an inventory of the separate property of either spouse; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 64–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 7, 1977

264

132

AN ACT relating to witnesses; limiting the extent of the husband-wife privilege; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 379–Assemblymen Barengo, Bremner, Hayes and Dini. Approved April 7, 1977

265

133

AN ACT relating to crimes against property; providing a penalty for possession of certain credit cards; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 382–Assemblymen Bremner, Barengo, Hayes and Dini. Approved April 7, 1977

266

134

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses and schools; providing for a reduction in the driver’s license fees charged persons 70 years of age and over; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 15–Assemblymen Wagner, Coulter, Sena, Hayes, Murphy and Brookman. Approved April 7, 1977

267

135

AN ACT relating to vehicle licensing and registration; providing for additional credit when registration is transferred from two or more motor vehicles to a single motor vehicle; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 397–Assemblymen Harmon, Dini and Dreyer. Approved April 7, 1977

268

136

AN ACT relating to dangerous weapons, instruments and devices; prohibiting their possession, custody or control by prisoners under specified circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 385–Assemblymen Barengo, Bremner, Hayes and Dini. Approved April 7, 1977

269

137

AN ACT relating to community property; deleting restrictions on sale or creation of security interests in certain community property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 75–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 7, 1977

271

138

AN ACT relating to the state flag, song and emblems; designating the ichthyosaur as the official state fossil. Senate Bill No. 244–Senators Gojack and Blakemore. Approved April 7, 1977

272

139

AN ACT relating to accountants; changing the composition of the Nevada state board of accountancy; increasing the membership of the board; establishing a method of appointing members to the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 126–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved April 8, 1977

272

140

AN ACT relating to probate procedure; providing for notice to certain parties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 70–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 8, 1977

273

141

AN ACT relating to probation in criminal cases; deleting a provision for deferring dishonorable discharge in certain instances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 78–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 8, 1977

274

142

AN ACT relating to judicial proceedings; correcting erroneous references; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 236–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 8, 1977

275

143

AN ACT relating to state public works; providing for accounting for the total costs of state buildings for their entire useful life; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 301–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 8, 1977

276

144

AN ACT relating to municipal airports; clarifying certain provisions relating to persons who are entitled to notice; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 216–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 8, 1977

276

145

AN ACT relating to marriage; requiring the consent of only one parent; allowing a county clerk to require certain evidence of age; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 298–Committee on Commerce. Approved April 8, 1977

279

146

AN ACT relating to meat; requiring the state department of agriculture to establish a program for grading and certifying meats, prepared meats and meat products; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 183–Assemblymen Dini and Serpa. Approved April 8, 1977

281

147

AN ACT relating to apprenticeships; deleting age limitations for apprentices; requiring the state apprenticeship council to meet periodically; modifying the powers of the state director of apprenticeship; changing responsibility for the selection and training of teachers and supplemental instruction for apprentices; requiring apprenticeship committees to notify the state apprenticeship council of the termination of an apprentice’s indenture; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 75–Committee on Labor and Management. Approved April 8, 1977

281

148

AN ACT relating to parole and probation; reducing the number of members on the state board of parole commissioners; placing the members in full-time positions in the unclassified service of the state; separating the board from the department of parole and probation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 138–Assemblymen Hayes, Schofield, Sena, Craddock, Dreyer, Ross, Coulter, Harmon, Polish, Barengo, Hickey, Price, Robinson, Horn, Wagner, Brookman, Murphy, Dini and Gomes. Approved April 8, 1977

285

149

AN ACT relating to actions for personal injuries; repealing the statutes which, in certain circumstances, bar such actions against the owners or operators of land vehicles or aircraft for injury to or death of guest passengers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 73–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 8, 1977

293

150

AN ACT relating to juries; providing for the protection of a juror’s employment following his term of service; providing for notice to an employer; providing penalties for violations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 207–Senator Raggio. Approved April 12, 1977

293

151

AN ACT relating to juries; expanding grounds and providing a procedure for excusing jurors; making failure to show cause for nonattendance as a juror a contempt of court; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 210–Senator Raggio. Approved April 12, 1977

294

152

AN ACT relating to juries; allowing additional peremptory challenges in certain cases; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 262–Senator Raggio. Approved April 12, 1977

295

153

AN ACT relating to insurance; providing for yearly payments of unclaimed insurance funds into the general fund of the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 345–Committee on Commerce. Approved April 12, 1977

295

154

AN ACT relating to rates of interest; increasing the rate of interest for claims against estates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 206–Senator Raggio. Approved April 12, 1977

296

155

AN ACT making appropriations for the establishment of automated photocomposition and text processing systems; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 270–Committee on Finance. Approved April 12, 1977

296

156

AN ACT relating to juvenile traffic violators; providing for peace officers to issue citations in lieu of making arrests under the same criteria as apply to adult violators; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 53–Senators Blakemore and Raggio. Approved April 12, 1977

297

157

AN ACT relating to data processing; changing the method of repaying the cost of the state computer; making an appropriation and authorization for the acquisition of additional equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 178–Committee on Finance. Approved April 12, 1977

298

158

AN ACT relating to trials; revising the oath or affirmation to be administered to jurors; prescribing the circumstances in which a juror may be discharged; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 236–Senator Raggio. Approved April 12, 1977

300

159

AN ACT relating to jury trials; revising and clarifying procedure and jury instructions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 227–Senator Raggio. Approved April 12, 1977

301

160

AN ACT relating to insurance; providing for an option to essential insurance policyholders to pay an annual charge in lieu of assessments for certain deficits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 269–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 12, 1977

303

161

AN ACT relating to the state board of Oriental medicine; providing injunctive relief for the violation of any provision of chapter 634A of NRS; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 390–Assemblymen Bennett and Chaney. Approved April 12, 1977

306

162

AN ACT relating to trade practices; clarifying and extending the power of the commissioner of consumer affairs and a district attorney to recover a civil penalty for the violation of certain statutes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 37–Assemblymen Barengo, Wagner, Hickey, Mann and Schofield. Approved April 12, 1977

307

163

AN ACT relating to the board of medical examiners of the State of Nevada; increasing the number of members of the board; providing for the qualifications and terms of the additional members; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 264–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 12, 1977

307

164

AN ACT relating to the state public defender; authorizing maximum amounts which may be collected from the counties for support of the state public defender’s office; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 158–Committee on Finance. Approved April 12, 1977

309

165

AN ACT relating to the Motor Vehicle Insurance Act; deleting the requirement for deduction of social security from benefits payable; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 296–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 12, 1977

310

166

AN ACT relating to employment practices; prohibiting the use of a false or forged union card to obtain employment; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 281–Assemblyman Goodman. Approved April 12, 1977

311

167

AN ACT relating to the state department of agriculture; deleting obsolete reference to the salary of the executive director; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 233–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 12, 1977

311

168

AN ACT relating to pesticides; making technical amendments to certain definitions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 218–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 12, 1977

311

169

AN ACT relating to insect control and noxious weeds; providing authority for inspectors of the state department of agriculture to take samples of pesticides and pesticide sprays; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 60–Committee on Agriculture. Approved April 12, 1977

312

170

AN ACT relating to the Nevada industrial commission; establishing a position for an additional appeals officer; requiring a final decision within a certain time; requiring such officers to be attorneys; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 19–Assemblyman Banner. Approved April 12, 1977

313

171

AN ACT relating to property tax; renaming the certification advisory board in the department of taxation as the appraiser certification board; expanding its duties; altering certification and training requirements for certain appraisers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 364–Assemblyman May. Approved April 12, 1977

317

172

AN ACT relating to architects; correcting certain references; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 231–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 12, 1977

319

173

AN ACT relating to plats and subdivisions; providing for reconveyance of dedicated school lands which are not needed for school purposes to the dedicator or his successors; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 338–Assemblymen Price and Demers. Approved April 12, 1977

321

174

AN ACT relating to a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution; providing an advisory referendum on ratification of the equal rights amendment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 301–Assemblymen Mello, Harmon, Demers, May, Vergiels, Mann, Serpa, Price, Glover, Ross, Robinson, Kosinski, Dreyer, Polish, Bremner, Dini, Jeffrey, Schofield, Hayes, Westall, Kissam, Bennett, Sena, Moody and Brookman. Approved April 12, 1977

321

175

AN ACT relating to the state legislature; correcting statutory references to certain enumeration districts in Clark County to conform their designations to those established by the Bureau of the Census of the United States Department of Commerce; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 328–Assemblyman Mann. Approved April 14, 1977

323

176

AN ACT relating to gambling crimes; increasing the penalty for conducting a cheating game; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 468–Assemblymen Barengo, Bremner, Dreyer, Ross and Robinson. Approved April 14, 1977

325

177

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; eliminating the requirement that licensees aged 70 or older renew licenses every two years; prohibiting requirement of special examination of licensees for renewal of license if based on age alone; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 57–Senator Gojack. Approved April 14, 1977

326

178

AN ACT making an appropriation to the board of regents for the purpose of paying the share of University of Nevada, Reno, in costs for improvements to various streets adjacent to the university; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 252–Assemblymen Barengo and Hayes. Approved April 14, 1977

327

179

AN ACT relating to the Statutes of Nevada; enlarging the free distribution of advance sheets; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 226–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 14, 1977

328

180

AN ACT relating to the state’s emergency fund; deleting obsolete references to the former emergency fund account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 214–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 15, 1977

328

181

AN ACT relating to public officers; providing for the collection of information concerning the operation of the offices of district attorneys and public defenders; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 39–Assemblymen Barengo, Wagner, Hickey, Mann and Schofield. Approved April 15, 1977

330

182

AN ACT relating to filing fees; increasing certain filing fees under the Uniform Commercial Code; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 219–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 15, 1977

331

183

AN ACT relating to local government; repealing chapters 648, 649 and 697, and part of chapter 750, Statutes of Nevada 1975; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 102–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 15, 1977

336

184

AN ACT authorizing the executive director of the employment security department to expend certain federal money to improve certain property in the City of Reno for use of the department; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 408–Assemblyman Banner. Approved April 15, 1977

336

185

AN ACT relating to the representation of persons; providing for the recoupment of the expenses of defense from the property of a person represented at public expense; extending to the state public defender the authority to represent a child; extending to county public defenders the authority to interview an indigent accused before appointment; authorizing contracts whereby the state public defender may provide representation when the county public defender is unable to do so; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 36–Assemblymen Barengo, Wagner, Hickey, Mann and Schofield. Approved April 15, 1977

337

186

AN ACT relating to the legislative counsel bureau; creating a separate fiscal analysis division; clarifying certain restrictions upon the staff of the legislative counsel bureau; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 271–Assemblymen Mello, Dini, Kosinski, Harmon, Howard, Weise, Demers, Vergiels, Hickey, Murphy, Glover and Jacobsen. Approved April 15, 1977

339

187

AN ACT relating to vital statistics; providing for their standardization on a national or regional basis; extending the authority to sign birth and death certificates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 142–Committee on Health and Welfare. Approved April 15, 1977

350

188

AN ACT making an appropriation to the state public works board for certain improvements to be made at the Nevada state prison in Carson City, Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 513–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved April 15, 1977

353

189

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act relating to Carson City; consolidating Ormbsy County and Carson City into one municipal government to be known as Carson City; providing a charter therefor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 1, 1969, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 511–Assemblymen Jacobsen and Glover. Approved April 15, 1977

354

190

AN ACT relating to the state flag, song and emblems; designating silver as the official state metal. Assembly Bill No. 488–Assemblymen May, Schofield, Hickey, Kissam, Mann, Ross, Harmon, Hayes, Sena, Murphy, Price, Brookman, Westall, Goodman and Polish. Approved April 15, 1977

355

191

AN ACT relating to counties; authorizing boards of county commissioners to apply for and accept grants of rights-of-way pursuant to federal statutes and regulations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 486–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 15, 1977

355

192

AN ACT relating to vehicle licensing and registration; providing for the replacement of license plates with the same number as the plates replaced; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 203–Assemblymen Mello, Robinson, Demers, Howard, May, Westall, Kissam, Dini, Jacobsen, Weise, Murphy, Gomes, Harmon, Vergiels, Hayes and Brookman. Approved April 18, 1977

356

193

AN ACT relating to habitual criminals; providing that sentences to life imprisonment shall be with or without the possibility of parole; prescribing the minimum term of imprisonment before eligibility for parole begins in cases where the sentence allows the possibility of parole; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 383–Assemblymen Bremner, Barengo, Hayes and Dini. Approved April 18, 1977

360

194

AN ACT relating to dead bodies; making it unlawful generally to require human remains to be embalmed before their final disposition; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 143–Committee on Health and Welfare. Approved April 18, 1977

361

195

AN ACT relating to judicial training; transferring certain responsibilities to the court administrator; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 44–Assemblymen Barengo, Wagner, Hickey, Mann and Schofield. Approved April 18, 1977

362

196

AN ACT relating to the metropolitan police commission; changing the composition of the commission; requiring the commission to provide and maintain certain jails; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 17–Assemblymen Demers, Banner and Harmon. Approved April 18, 1977

363

197

AN ACT relating to the education of visually, aurally or multiply handicapped persons; revising and clarifying provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 111–Committee on Education. Approved April 18, 1977

370

198

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; extending the definition of casual employment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 11–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved April 18, 1977

373

199

AN ACT relating to Carey Act lands; creating the state Carey Act commission; increasing certain fees charged for Carey Act land; making an appropriation to the Carey Act trust fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 141–Senator Dodge. Approved April 18, 1977

373

200

AN ACT relating to taxation; amending certain provisions of the special fuel tax laws, the motor carrier laws and the Interstate Highway User Fee Apportionment Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 145–Committee on Transportation. Approved April 18, 1977

377

201

AN ACT relating to geothermal resources; exempting exploration holes from the provisions of chapter 534 of NRS and the regulations of the state engineer; requiring the filing of certain data and providing for its confidentiality; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 171–Senator Raggio. Approved April 18, 1977

383

202

AN ACT relating to the private investigator’s licensing board; increasing its licensing fees; making the excess balance of the private investigator’s contingent fund nonreversionary; making injunctive relief available to the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 294–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 18, 1977

383

203

AN ACT relating to property tax; providing for the exemption from assessment of improvements to property owned by a handicapped person which are made to remove architectural barriers to the movement of the handicapped person; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 297–Senators Raggio and Foote. Approved April 18, 1977

385

204

AN ACT designating Indian ricegrass as the official state grass. Assembly Bill No. 497–Committee on Environment and Public Resources. Approved April 18, 1977

386

205

AN ACT relating to gambling crimes; making possession of a cheating device with intent to defraud unlawful and providing a penalty; increasing the penalty for manufacture or sale of certain cheating devices; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 469–Assemblymen Barengo, Bremner, Dreyer, Ross and Robinson. Approved April 18, 1977

386

206

AN ACT relating to the Nevada American Revolution Bicentennial Commission; extending the time for termination of the commission; providing for disposition of its money on deposit and accounts receivable; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 312–Senator Raggio. Approved April 18, 1977

387

207

AN ACT relating to the settlement of intergovernmental payments; requiring the state controller and the board of county commissioners of certain counties to make an agreement for such transfers; requiring the state controller and the board of county commissioners to prepare a report for the legislative commission evaluating any savings realized by using such transfers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 248–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 19, 1977

387

208

AN ACT relating to insurance coverage for the state and local governments; providing for property insurance; specifically permitting self-insurance; restricting the use of money in a self-insurance reserve or fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 128–Assemblyman Banner. Approved April 19, 1977

388

209

AN ACT relating to the state legislature; providing for the payment of travel expenses and subsistence allowances to the secretary of the senate; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 215–Committee on Legislative Functions. Approved April 19, 1977

391

210

AN ACT relating to housing authorities; increasing compensation of commissioners of housing authorities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 2–Assemblyman Vergiels. Approved April 19, 1977

392

211

AN ACT relating to state publications; revising provisions relating to the number of copies of the statutes to be printed; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 18–Assemblyman Barengo. Approved April 19, 1977

392

212

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; requiring employers who provide accident benefits to notify the commission when an injured employee receives medical services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 20–Assemblyman Banner. Approved April 19, 1977

393

213

AN ACT relating to the motor vehicle fund; revising distribution of privilege taxes; revising percentages retained as commission to the state for collecting privilege taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 422–Assemblymen Jeffrey and Sena. Approved April 19, 1977

393

214

AN ACT relating to county property; permitting the leasing of certain real property for certain commercial or residential purposes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 503–Assemblyman Howard. Approved April 19, 1977

395

215

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the health division of the department of human resources for the support of the tuberculosis control program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 552–Assemblymen Mello and Howard. Approved April 19, 1977

396

216

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the office of the secretary of state to pay costs of entering information on new corporations in the data processing master file; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 551–Assemblymen Mello and Howard. Approved April 19, 1977

396

217

AN ACT relating to community training centers for retarded persons; increasing minimum amounts of money allocable to each center; providing for allocation of certain other money to the centers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 404–Assemblyman Schofield. Approved April 20, 1977

397

218

AN ACT relating to public offenders; requiring public offenders to pay costs of medical treatment under certain conditions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 288–Assemblymen Horn, Hayes, Dreyer, Vergiels, Schofield, Wagner, Craddock, Bremner, Moody, Rhoads, May, Sena, Westall, Glover, Jeffrey, Hickey, Harmon, Mann, Chaney, Mello and Serpa. Approved April 20, 1977

398

219

AN ACT relating to the legislative building and grounds; enlarging the area reserved to the control of the legislature; transferring the responsibility for maintenance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 200–Assemblyman Jacobsen. Approved April 20, 1977

399

220

AN ACT relating to corporations; increasing certain filing fees; adding certain filing requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 217–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 20, 1977

401

221

AN ACT relating to motor vehicle traffic; increasing speed limit for school buses while transporting pupils; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 550–Assemblymen Polish, Bremner, May, Howard, Goodman, Rhoads and Serpa. Approved April 20, 1977

407

222

AN ACT relating to the enactment of county ordinances; deleting the requirement that proposed ordinances be read aloud in full to the board of county commissioners and requiring copies of proposed ordinances to be filed with the county clerk for public examination; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 487–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 20, 1977

408

223

AN ACT relating to criminal judgments and execution; repealing provisions for stay of execution of sentence pending application for clemency; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 77–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 20, 1977

408

224

AN ACT relating to highways; requiring certain highway signs to contain measurements based on metric units; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 21–Assemblymen Robinson, Harmon, Banner, Barengo, Coulter and Wagner. Approved April 20, 1977

409

225

AN ACT relating to executors and administrators; making either the surviving husband or wife eligible to be appointed by the district court in substitution for any deceased or incapacitated executor or administrator; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 142–Senator Glaser. Approved April 20, 1977

410

226

AN ACT relating to courts and judicial officers; prescribing certain powers of the commission on judicial selection; providing for the compensation of its members; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 387–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 20, 1977

410

227

AN ACT relating to cities incorporated under general law; allowing the city council to prescribe the amount of bond required of the treasurer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 390–Senator Dodge. Approved April 20, 1977

411

228

AN ACT relating to county government; permitting an increase in the fee for physical examination of food handlers. Senate Bill No. 380–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved April 21, 1977

411

229

AN ACT relating to cities incorporated under general law; deleting the requirement of an annual financial statement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 397–Senator Dodge. Approved April 21, 1977

412

230

AN ACT relating to private corporations; permitting the members of a corporate board or committee to participate in a meeting through the use of conference telephones or similar devices; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 20–Senator Sheerin. Approved April 21, 1977

412

231

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; requiring more frequent deposits of state money into the state treasury; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 360–Committee on Taxation. Approved April 21, 1977

413

232

AN ACT relating to parole; providing for a reduction in the period of parole by the amount of credits for good behavior and other credits earned in prison; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 131–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 21, 1977

414

233

AN ACT relating to health insurance contracts; providing for coverage of complications of pregnancy as part of maternity benefits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 120–Assemblymen Wagner, Kosinski, Murphy, Jeffrey, Coulter, Gomes, Barengo and Price. Approved April 21, 1977

415

234

AN ACT relating to juries; providing an alternative method of selecting jurors in civil cases; requiring the examination of prospective jurors to be conducted under oath; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 264–Senator Raggio. Approved April 21, 1977

417

235

AN ACT relating to landlords and tenants; providing for summary eviction of defaulting tenants of commercial premises; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 82–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 21, 1977

418

236

AN ACT relating to court-appointed attorneys; eliminating certain functions of the supreme court with respect to the appointment, termination and compensation of such attorneys; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 72–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 21, 1977

419

237

AN ACT relating to probation; providing for the department of parole and probation to pay for tests to determine probationers’ use of controlled substances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 52–Committee on Finance. Approved April 21, 1977

421

238

AN ACT relating to local government finances; providing criteria for short-term financing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 567–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 22, 1977

422

239

AN ACT relating to general improvement districts; exempting such districts from paying fees for services rendered by the county clerk of the county in which the district is located; requiring the county to maintain and repair dedicated streets or easements acquired by a district or to pay the district if it performs such work; requiring the filing of a subdivider’s tentative map with the board of trustees of a district in certain cases for review and comment; enlarging the right of a district to obtain assistance from county officers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 167–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 22, 1977

423

240

AN ACT relating to workmen’s compensation; providing for informing the jury of any benefits awarded; providing for appropriate jury instructions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 211–Senator Raggio. Approved April 22, 1977

424

241

AN ACT relating to water rights; eliminating a conflict between obsolete statutory provisions and the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure concerning the time for appeal; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 201–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 22, 1977

426

242

AN ACT relating to the Western Regional Higher Education Compact; establishing a student loan program; requiring state contributions for stipends to be repaid unless certain conditions are satisfied; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 452–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved April 23, 1977

428

243

AN ACT relating to state welfare administration; providing for the formulation and approval of welfare policies and regulations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 87–Committee on Health and Welfare. Approved April 23, 1977

430

244

AN ACT relating to insurance; changing provisions of law relating to the Nevada insurance guaranty association; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 127–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved April 23, 1977

432

245

AN ACT relating to drinking water; requiring the state board of health to adopt drinking water standards; authorizing the board to establish a system for issuing operating permits to suppliers of water; prescribing powers and duties of the board, the state health officer and local health officers; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 147–Committee on Health and Welfare. Approved April 23, 1977

442

246

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act relating to Carson City; consolidating Ormsby County and Carson City into one municipal government to be known as Carson City; providing a charter therefor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 1, 1969, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 566–Assemblymen Glover and Jacobsen. Approved April 23, 1977

446

247

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of economic development to assist in developing industry and tourism throughout the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 483–Assemblymen Howard, Bennett, Chaney, Jacobsen, Mello, Dini, Hickey, Brookman, Barengo, Rhoads, Serpa, Moody and Polish. Approved April 25, 1977

448

248

AN ACT relating to anatomical gifts; permitting a donor to attach information concerning a gift to his driver’s license or identification card; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 499–Assemblymen Dini, Mello, May, Vergiels, Robinson, Jeffrey, Wagner, Harmon, Demers, Kissam, Hickey, Westall, Goodman, Polish, Barengo, Bremner, Brookman, Price, Kosinski, Mann, Glover, Horn, Schofield, Sena, Moody, Serpa, Rhoads, Jacobsen, Ross and Hayes. Approved April 26, 1977

449

249

AN ACT relating to the court administrator; changing his salary and duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 151–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 27, 1977

450

250

AN ACT relating to maternal and child health; requiring the department of human resources to include testing for amblyopia in the state plan for maternal and child health services. Assembly Bill No. 583–Assemblyman Gomes. Approved April 27, 1977

451

251

AN ACT relating to awards to state employees; permitting awards for longevity to be made from available funds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 619–Assemblymen Bremner, Mello, Glover, Jacobsen, Howard, Dreyer, Harmon, Hickey, Brookman and Barengo. Approved April 27, 1977

452

252

AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund to the state planning coordinator for preparation of a consolidated biennial report on state executive agencies. Assembly Bill No. 273–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved April 27, 1977

452

253

AN ACT relating to the property tax; providing for recovery by the county of its costs of nuisance abatement on property held in trust for delinquent taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 575–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 27, 1977

453

254

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of state parks in the state department of conservation and natural resources for capital improvements in state parks and restoring equipment of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 523–Assemblymen Mello, Glover, Dini, Harmon, Demers, Brookman, Kosinski, Barengo, Bremner, Sena, Jacobsen, Murphy, Mann and Howard. Approved April 27, 1977

453

255

AN ACT relating to public officers and employees; increasing the amount which public agencies may pay for monthly premiums on group insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 391–Assemblymen Glover, Bremner, Mello, Hickey, Brookman, Demers and Serpa. Approved April 27, 1977

454

256

AN ACT relating to insurance; allowing the commissioner of insurance to inspect certain policies; requiring certain life insurance policies to contain a notice of right to a refund of premiums under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 376–Committee on Commerce. Approved April 27, 1977

454

257

AN ACT relating to actions concerning persons; extending governmental immunity to special districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 366–Assemblyman Dini. Approved April 27, 1977

455

258

AN ACT relating to public records; providing for the disposition of certain records by local government entities; prescribing the powers and duties of the division of state, county and municipal archives within the office of the secretary of state regarding such records; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 87–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 27, 1977

455

259

AN ACT relating to marriage; relaxing the requirements for obtaining a certificate of permission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 342–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 27, 1977

457

260

AN ACT relating to public administrators; requiring a quarterly statement of nonreceipt of certain fees or compensation when no such fees or compensation are received in the preceding quarter; authorizing audits by the county commissioners; providing a penalty; removing penalties held to be merged with other provisions of law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 227–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 27, 1977

458

261

AN ACT relating to the county motor vehicle fuel tax; changing terminology and maturity on short-term financing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 578–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 27, 1977

459

262

AN ACT relating to the county motor vehicle fuel tax; providing for the use of the unrefunded balance of the tax on aviation fuel for purposes related to aviation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 576–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 27, 1977

461

263

AN ACT relating to public purchasing; authorizing local governments to let contracts without competitive bidding where no bids are received; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 568–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 27, 1977

463

264

AN ACT relating to county government; clarifying the restriction on county commissioners against voting on certain matters which extend beyond their terms of office; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 569–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 27, 1977

463

265

AN ACT relating to elections; clarifying prohibition against electioneering; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 333–Assemblymen Chaney, Bennett, Dreyer and Gomes. Approved April 27, 1977

464

266

AN ACT relating to fees of county clerks; increasing certain fees; deleting certain fees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 321–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 27, 1977

465

267

AN ACT relating to county fair and recreation boards; increasing the membership of the board in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 522–Assemblymen Harmon, Demers, Dreyer, Robinson and Sena. Approved April 27, 1977

468

268

AN ACT relating to marriage; reducing number of witnesses required at solemnization; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 637–Committee on Commerce. Approved April 27, 1977

470

269

AN ACT relating to elections; providing for retention of residence when voter changes precincts after close of registration for certain purposes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 521–Assemblymen Mann, Price, May and Demers. Approved April 27, 1977

471

270

AN ACT relating to child health; providing criteria for the recovery of the cost of treatment for crippled children; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 474–Assemblymen Bennett, Chaney and Schofield. Approved April 27, 1977

471

271

AN ACT relating to alcohol and drug abuse; providing that the election of an alcoholic or drug addict charged with a crime to be placed under supervision of a treatment facility in lieu of further criminal proceedings may be made only after a hearing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 460–Assemblymen Mann, Barengo, Hayes, Price, Polish, Murphy and Rhoads. Approved April 27, 1977

472

272

AN ACT relating to food and drink establishments; revising health inspection procedures to allow grace period for correction of conditions before an establishment is downgraded; shortening period for response to request for reinspection; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 455–Committee on Commerce. Approved April 27, 1977

473

273

AN ACT relating to public schools; requiring periodic examinations of pupils to determine their proficiency in specified subjects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 400–Assemblymen Horn, Hayes, Dreyer, Vergiels, Sena and Robinson. Approved April 27, 1977

474

274

AN ACT relating to county finances; providing criteria for property tax refunds from county treasuries; providing for the recapture of refunded amounts as to taxes already distributed; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 579–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 27, 1977

475

275

AN ACT relating to gaming crimes; enlarging the definition of slot machine cheating; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 530–Assemblymen Barengo, Bremner, Hayes and Wagner. Approved April 27, 1977

475

276

AN ACT relating to gaming crimes; broadening the definition of swindling; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 529–Assemblymen Barengo, Bremner, Hayes and Wagner. Approved April 27, 1977

477

277

AN ACT relating to retarded persons; providing for admission of retarded persons to facilities operated by the mental hygiene and mental retardation division of the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 553–Committee on Health and Welfare. Approved April 28, 1977

477

278

AN ACT relating to social security; providing for participation by certain public employees who are ineligible for public employees’ retirement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 618–Committee on Legislative Functions. Approved April 28, 1977

478

279

AN ACT relating to county hospitals; allowing board of hospital trustees to charge interest on certain delinquent accounts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 625–Assemblyman Glover. Approved April 28, 1977

480

280

AN ACT relating to actions against public officials; providing that certain public officials be defended in certain actions without reservation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 422–Senator Young. Approved April 28, 1977

481

281

AN ACT relating to executions and exemptions; providing a writ of garnishment in aid of writ of execution; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 224–Senator Raggio. Approved April 28, 1977

482

282

AN ACT relating to public utility regulation; limiting certain requirements and restrictions to particular types of applications before the public service commission of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 415–Senator Hilbrecht. Approved April 28, 1977

482

283

AN ACT relating to courts of justices; requiring the purchase of certain law books and the free distribution of certain others to additional courts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 41–Assemblymen Barengo, Wagner, Hickey, Mann and Schofield. Approved April 28, 1977

484

284

AN ACT relating to guardians; creating the office of public guardian and defining its duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 163–Senators Bryan and Neal. Approved April 28, 1977

486

285

AN ACT relating to savings and loan associations; making technical corrections to certain inappropriate or inaccurate terms; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 319–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved April 28, 1977

488

286

AN ACT relating to local government finance; providing procedures for corrective action by department of taxation where conditions of financial difficulty are determined to exist in a local government; providing for itemized annual reports of certain local government indebtedness; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 110–Senator Dodge. Approved April 28, 1977

507

287

AN ACT relating to savings and loan associations; revising certain loan limitations and other regulations applicable to such associations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 317–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved April 28, 1977

509

288

AN ACT relating to the state legislature; extending the provision for filling vacancies in the office of senator and assemblyman to cover vacancies occurring during a session and legislative districts including divided counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 749–Committee on Legislative Functions. Approved April 28, 1977

514

289

AN ACT relating to public school personnel; permitting boards of trustees of school districts to negotiate with respect to the accumulation of sick leave and payment for unused sick leave; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 502–Committee on Education. Approved April 29, 1977

514

290

AN ACT relating to the district courts; providing an additional district judge for the first judicial district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 405–Assemblymen Glover and Jacobsen. Approved April 29, 1977

516

291

AN ACT to amend an act entitled, “An Act incorporating the City of Las Vegas, in Clark County, Nevada, and defining the boundaries thereof, under a new charter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 24, 1971, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 330–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 29, 1977

517

292

AN ACT relating to general improvement districts; requiring a service plan for a special district initiated by a board of county commissioners; making a board of county commissioners the initial board of trustees of all such districts and requiring the board to perform certain duties; permitting a board of county commissioners to create a local district managing board; allowing a board of county commissioners to act as a board of trustees in certain additional instances; providing for the registration of persons who vote in district elections; limiting the right to vote in such elections to residents of the district; adding fire protection as a basic power of a district; changing the composition of county obligation bond commissions by adding a representative of general improvement districts; requiring a board of trustees to obtain such commission’s approval before borrowing money or issuing securities; providing a further statement of legislative purpose; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 163–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 29, 1977

518

293

AN ACT relating to general improvement districts; exempting certain districts from the jurisdiction of the public service commission of Nevada; providing for the filing of liens; requiring the extension of a district’s facilities under certain conditions; establishing a method of determining payment when facilities are extended; allowing a board of trustees to commence foreclosure proceedings if special assessment installment is delinquent; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 165–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 29, 1977

541

294

AN ACT relating to the governor; providing certain powers and prescribing certain duties in the event of a water or energy emergency; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 640–Committee on Commerce. Approved April 29, 1977

548

295

AN ACT relating to motor vehicle sales; providing for the regulation of motor vehicle franchises; prohibiting certain practices; providing for injunctive relief and civil penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 356–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved April 29, 1977

553

296

AN ACT relating to government finance; providing for the transfer of certain powers and duties of the state board of finance to the state treasurer and the department of taxation; providing for fees for the state treasurer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 507–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 30, 1977

560

297

AN ACT making an appropriation to the University of Nevada, Reno; providing for the purchase of equipment and the addition of professional positions for the purpose of maintaining accredited programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 472–Committee on Finance. Approved April 30, 1977

562

298

AN ACT relating to outdoor advertising; providing for the retention of certain nonconforming signs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 393–Senator Blakemore. Approved April 30, 1977

564

299

AN ACT relating to state publications; providing for the publication of a biennial report and statistical abstract; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 302–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 30, 1977

567

300

AN ACT relating to highway beautification; providing that notice of violation and demand for removal may be served by registered or certified mail upon violators of certain outdoor advertising regulations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 292–Senator Blakemore. Approved April 30, 1977

569

301

AN ACT relating to trusts; authorizing the district court to transfer supervision of a trust to a court outside Nevada under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 539–Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 30, 1977

569

302

AN ACT making an additional and supplemental appropriation to the office of the lieutenant governor to pay the residence per diem expense allowance of the lieutenant governor during the period the legislature is in session; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 512–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved April 30, 1977

570

303

AN ACT relating to employment agencies; permitting an applicant for a license to operate a private employment agency to make a deposit instead of posting a surety bond; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 238–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved April 30, 1977

571

304

AN ACT relating to corporations and certain associations; authorizing the secretary of state to microfilm certain documents on file and to return the originals; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 680–Assemblymen Harmon, Dini, Sena and Vergiels. Approved April 30, 1977

572

305

AN ACT relating to property taxes; revising procedures for collection of delinquent taxes by legal action; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 241–Committee on Taxation. Approved April 30, 1977

573

306

AN ACT relating to parole from juvenile correctional institutions; providing procedures therefor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 24–Assemblyman Barengo. Approved April 30, 1977

574

307

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; prohibiting the issuance of a bench warrant for the arrest of the owner of a vehicle who did not personally sign a traffic citation for a parking violation, except in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 315–Assemblymen Robinson, Sena and Bremner. Approved April 30, 1977

576

308

AN ACT relating to marriage; providing for separate records for office of commissioner of civil marriages; prohibiting solicitation to perform a marriage; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 341–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 30, 1977

576

309

AN ACT relating to juvenile courts; permitting the disclosure of the identity of and the offense charged against repeated juvenile offenders; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 519–Assemblymen Price, Mann, Robinson, Polish, Goodman and Jacobsen. Approved April 30, 1977

577

310

AN ACT directing the administrator of the division of state lands as ex officio state land registrar on behalf of the Nevada division of forestry to convey certain real property to the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 658–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved April 30, 1977

578

311

AN ACT relating to unincorporated towns; authorizing mergers and amendment of boundaries; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 673–Assemblyman Jeffrey (by request). Approved April 30, 1977

579

312

AN ACT relating to the Nevada industrial commission; removing a prohibition against certain political activities by employees of the commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 186–Senators Sheerin, Gojack, Hilbrecht, Raggio and Foote. Approved May 2, 1977

580

313

AN ACT relating to metropolitan police departments; revising basis for representation on the metropolitan police commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 517–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 2, 1977

581

314

AN ACT relating to occupational safety and health; revising provisions on the jurisdiction of the department of occupational safety and health and on application for and issuance of variances; relaxing the experience qualification for enforcement personnel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 170–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 2, 1977

581

315

AN ACT relating to economic development revenue bonds; conforming the County and City Economic Development Revenue Bond Laws; expanding the definition of a project to include the furnishing of energy or gas; authorizing the expansion of existing operations; deleting references to national bank investment standards; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 439–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 2, 1977

586

316

AN ACT authorizing the cities of Reno and Sparks and Washoe County, Nevada, to issue general obligation bonds after approval by the registered electors for the purpose of acquiring by purchase with the proceeds thereof certain real property to be devoted to park purposes; defining certain words and terms; making legislative findings and declarations; specifying certain powers and duties of the governing bodies of the cities of Reno and Sparks and Washoe County in connection with such bonds and the purchase of the described real property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 485–Assemblymen Gomes, Goodman, Wagner, Coulter, Murphy, Barengo, Kosinski, Mello and Westall. Approved May 3, 1977

600

317

AN ACT relating to property tax; requiring notice if the state board of equalization proposes to increase the valuation of property on the assessment roll; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 500–Assemblyman Jacobsen. Approved May 3, 1977

605

318

AN ACT relating to corporations; removing the requirement for certain publications and filings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 2–Senator Hilbrecht. Approved May 3, 1977

606

319

AN ACT relating to crimes; defining certain activities involving federal food stamps as crimes; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 314–Committee on Health and Welfare. Approved May 3, 1977

608

320

AN ACT relating to education; requiring hearings involving the suspension or expulsion of pupils be closed to the public; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 546–Assemblyman Vergiels. Approved May 3, 1977

609

321

AN ACT relating to the taxicab authority; permitting certificate holders to self-insure the first $50,000 of liability for each accident; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 444–Committee on Commerce. Approved May 3, 1977

609

322

AN ACT relating to real estate brokers and salesmen; providing for certain educational standards; making technical changes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 337–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 3, 1977

610

323

AN ACT relating to optometry; providing for the licensing of extended clinical facilities; exempting students and instructors at such clinics from licensing requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 446–Assemblymen Dreyer, Brookman, May, Sena, Kissam, Hayes and Gomes. Approved May 3, 1977

612

324

AN ACT relating to public weighmasters; revising provisions; increasing fees for issuance and renewal of certificates of appointment; specifying grounds for suspension or revocation of appointments; reducing period for retention of records; declaring certain acts unlawful and providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 85–Committee on Agriculture. Approved May 3, 1977

614

325

AN ACT relating to loans; providing for the disposition of certain advance, unearned fees; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 290–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 3, 1977

618

326

AN ACT relating to medical malpractice; providing immunity from liability and suit in certain investigations and proceedings; providing reporting requirements; providing for the investigation of certain claims; adding to exemptions from limits of risk established for insurers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 190–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 3, 1977

619

327

AN ACT authorizing expenditure for capital improvements from the higher education capital construction fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 737–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 3, 1977

621

328

AN ACT relating to state purchasing; increasing limit on value of surplus property which may be distributed to Nevada Indian tribes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 554–Assemblymen Brookman, Kosinski, Murphy, Bremner, Dini, Barengo, Goodman, Price, Bennett, Jacobsen, Chaney, Craddock, Howard and Gomes. Approved May 3, 1977

623

329

AN ACT relating to medical service corporations; changing the qualifications for service on boards of directors; repealing the requirement that hospitals, physicians and dentists consent to establishment of a corporation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 344–Committee on Commerce. Approved May 3, 1977

624

330

AN ACT relating to county liquor boards; providing for the election of the chairman of a county liquor board; providing procedures for the enactment of county liquor board ordinances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 572–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 3, 1977

624

331

AN ACT relating to life insurance and annuity contracts; providing for payment of interest on unpaid benefits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 448–Assemblyman Demers. Approved May 3, 1977

626

332

AN ACT relating to counties; clarifying provisions relating to the purchase, sale or exchange of certain property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 574–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 3, 1977

627

333

AN ACT relating to employment; changing the statutory reference to persons working in certain employments from “workingmen” to “employees”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 594–Assemblymen Demers and Banner. Approved May 3, 1977

628

334

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act incorporating the City of Henderson, in Clark County, Nevada, and defining the boundaries thereof, under a new charter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 13, 1971, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 715–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 3, 1977

630

335

AN ACT relating to public utilities; excluding helicopters used on construction projects from regulation as public utilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 628–Committee on Transportation. Approved May 3, 1977

630

336

AN ACT relating to pharmacists and pharmacies; revising requirement for labeling drugs in package form; prohibiting owners of pharmacies from requiring their pharmacists to dispense a specific drug when a choice of drugs is available. Assembly Bill No. 205–Assemblyman Coulter. Approved May 3, 1977

632

337

AN ACT relating to the state board of health; revising the composition thereof; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 171–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 4, 1977

633

338

AN ACT relating to public schools; providing a silent period for voluntary individual meditation, prayer or reflection each school day. Assembly Bill No. 300–Assemblymen Sena, Mann, May, Jacobsen, Westall, Robinson, Banner, Price, Schofield, Horn, Craddock, Hayes, Barengo, Harmon, Gomes, Chaney, Weise, Demers, Howard, Dreyer, Hickey, Glover, Vergiels, Mello, Bremner, Jeffrey, Rhoads, Moody, Serpa and Kissam. Approved May 4, 1977

634

339

AN ACT making an appropriation to the state public works board for the installation of power facilities at the southern Nevada prison; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 459–Committee on Finance. Approved May 4, 1977

634

340

AN ACT relating to state parks; requiring notice of proposed meetings of the state park advisory commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 671–Assemblymen Dini, Murphy and Mello. Approved May 4, 1977

634

341

AN ACT imposing duties on the energy management division of the public service commission of Nevada; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 28–Assemblymen Demers, Mello, Harmon, Dini and Weise. Approved May 4, 1977

635

342

AN ACT directing the state treasurer to transfer certain coins and bank notes from the state permanent school fund to the Nevada state museum; making an appropriation to the state permanent school fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 495–Committee on Finance. Approved May 4, 1977

636

343

AN ACT relating to judicial and other public officers; providing for the organization of the commission on judicial discipline; prescribing certain powers of the commission; providing for the compensation of its members; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 385–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 4, 1977

637

344

AN ACT relating to subpenas; authorizing the service of certain subpenas by mail; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 467–Assemblymen Barengo, Bremner, Dreyer, Ross and Robinson. Approved May 4, 1977

638

345

AN ACT relating to property taxes; providing an allowance against taxes on residential buildings equipped with certain heating or cooling systems; providing a penalty; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 277–Assemblymen Wagner, Mann, Barengo, Hayes, Dreyer, Schofield, Horn, Weise, Gomes, Jacobsen, Murphy, Craddock and Harmon. Approved May 4, 1977

638

346

AN ACT relating to the Nevada commissioner for veteran affairs; providing for a single blanket bond; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 245–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 4, 1977

640

347

AN ACT relating to health and care facilities; clarifying the authority of certain personnel of the department of human resources to enter such facilities in performance of official duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 33–Assemblymen Brookman, Murphy, Dreyer, Bennett, Sena and Coulter. Approved May 4, 1977

641

348

AN ACT relating to dairy products and substitutes; making a technical amendment to the section providing for investigation of prices by the state dairy commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 229–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 4, 1977

642

349

AN ACT relating to professional corporations; authorizing their issuance of stock to certain trusts and lay employee beneficiaries; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 1–Senator Hilbrecht. Approved May 4, 1977

643

350

AN ACT relating to the department of motor vehicles; enlarging the group of security deposits which the department may accept; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 228–Senator Dodge. Approved May 4, 1977

644

351

AN ACT relating to divisions of land; requiring a finding by the governing body that certain taxes are paid before it may approve a subdivision tentative map; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 703–Assemblyman Jacobsen. Approved May 5, 1977

647

352

AN ACT relating to health and safety; providing that smoking may be prohibited in certain public areas; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 666–Assemblyman Glover (by request). Approved May 5, 1977

649

353

AN ACT relating to execution; revising certain provisions for exemptions therefrom; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 192–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 5, 1977

650

354

AN ACT relating to corporate stock subscriptions; revising provisions for their payment; providing an additional collection procedure on unpaid installments or calls; restricting the imposition of penalties; classifying certain stock subscriptions as irrevocable; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 183–Senator Raggio. Approved May 5, 1977

651

355

AN ACT relating to the power of eminent domain; expressly including public buildings and grounds for the University of Nevada among the public uses for which the power may be exercised. Senate Bill No. 154–Senator Dodge. Approved May 5, 1977

652

356

AN ACT relating to nonprofit corporations; allowing the formation of such a corporation for religious purposes; reducing the vote required to amend the bylaws of a cooperative corporation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 132–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 5, 1977

654

357

AN ACT relating to motor vehicle insurance; reducing the number of motor vehicles a person must have registered in his name to qualify as a self-insurer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 217–Committee on Transportation. Approved May 5, 1977

657

358

AN ACT relating to probation; specifying first degree kidnaping as an offense for which probation may not be granted; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 85–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 5, 1977

658

359

AN ACT relating to sales of real property; adopting the Uniform Vendor and Purchaser Risk Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 195–Senator Foote. Approved May 5, 1977

659

360

AN ACT relating to private corporations; increasing penalty for wrongfully refusing to permit inspection of certain records; providing for costs and attorney’s fees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 452–Senator Gojack. Approved May 5, 1977

659

361

AN ACT relating to the estates of decedents; providing a penalty for purchase by an appraiser without disclosure and voiding such a sale; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 275–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 5, 1977

660

362

AN ACT relating to death certificates; prohibiting the signing of uncompleted death certificates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 273–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 5, 1977

661

363

AN ACT relating to administrative procedure; providing for the appointment of temporary replacements for officers disqualified from adjudicating contested cases before their agencies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 394–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 5, 1977

661

364

AN ACT relating to the district courts; providing an additional district judge for the first judicial district; temporarily merging the first and ninth judicial districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 40–Assemblymen Barengo, Wagner, Hickey, Mann and Schofield. Approved May 5, 1977

662

365

AN ACT relating to adoption; authorizing the welfare division of the department of human resources and licensed child-placing agencies to publish photographs of and personal information on children who are hard to place; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 617–Assemblyman Kissam. Approved May 5, 1977

664

366

AN ACT relating to Nevada Reports; authorizing the director of the Nevada legislative counsel bureau to contract for private printing subject to certain conditions; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 493–Committee on Finance. Approved May 5, 1977

664

367

AN ACT relating to persons convicted of crime; reducing the interval after which they may apply for restoration of civil rights; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 89–Senator Neal. Approved May 5, 1977

665

368

AN ACT relating to coroners; revising provisions on inquests; assigning responsibility for investigation into the cause of certain deaths; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 504–Senator Sheerin. Approved May 5, 1977

666

369

AN ACT relating to public officers and employees; excluding certain employees from limitations on overtime work; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 462–Assemblyman Banner. Approved May 5, 1977

667

370

AN ACT relating to controlled substances; regulating the filling and writing of certain prescriptions; expanding the list of controlled substances; providing an additional ground for revocation or suspension of registration; limiting the transfer of controlled substances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 438–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 5, 1977

668

371

AN ACT relating to physicians’ assistants; authorizing the state board of pharmacy to issue registration certificates to physicians’ assistants for the possession, administration and dispensing of controlled substances, poisons, dangerous drugs and devices; providing for registration fees and the suspension and revocation of registration certificates; requiring the adoption of regulations by the state board of pharmacy; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 467–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 5, 1977

671

372

AN ACT relating to motor vehicle salesmen; changing certain provisions for the licensing of such salesmen; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 447–Senators Blakemore and Hernstadt. Approved May 5, 1977

673

373

AN ACT relating to the powers and duties of cities; changing certain procedures for city annexations of territory in counties with a population under 200,000; requiring such cities to annex certain portions of county roads in connection with annexations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 660–Assemblyman May. Approved May 5, 1977

675

374

AN ACT relating to justices of the peace; increasing the number allotted to certain townships; establishing staggered terms; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 455–Senators Close and Bryan. Approved May 5, 1977

677

375

AN ACT relating to taxes on agricultural and open-space real property; clarifying the type of land eligible for agricultural use assessment and the basis for that assessment; making various changes in the procedure for determining and recording full cash value; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 399–Senator Glaser. Approved May 5, 1977

678

376

AN ACT relating to insurance; revising standard valuation and nonforfeiture provisions of life insurance and annuity contracts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 638–Committee on Commerce. Approved May 5, 1977

682

377

AN ACT relating to insurance; providing for examinations for certain fraternal benefit insurance agents; changing expiration dates of licenses; removing element of willfulness from certain offenses; increasing penalties for violations; revising general provisions on examinations of insurers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 366–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 6, 1977

693

378

AN ACT concerning the University of Nevada System; authorizing the acquisition of certain specified facilities at various campuses within such system, the issuance and sale of revenue bonds and other securities of the University of Nevada for such purpose, and the use and repayment of the receipts of such securities; defining certain words and terms and additional powers of the board of regents of the University of Nevada; providing for the payment of such securities, the security therefor, and other details in connection therefor; otherwise providing powers, rights, privileges, immunities, liabilities, duties, disabilities and other details in connection with the university, such facilities, such securities, such revenues for their payment, securities proceeds and other moneys, and pledges and liens pertaining thereto, including, without limitation, by reference to the University Securities Law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 738–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 6, 1977

696

379

AN ACT relating to public schools; establishing the amounts and criteria to be used in apportioning the state distributive school fund for the biennium 1977-1979; revising certain permanent provisions for such apportionment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 735–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 6, 1977

699

380

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act incorporating the City of Sparks, in Washoe County, Nevada, under a new charter; defining the boundaries thereof; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved May 16, 1975, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 654–Assemblymen Westall, Kosinski and Mello. Approved May 6, 1977

711

381

AN ACT relating to dependent children; providing for the recovery of aid to dependent children from responsible parents; providing for the establishment of paternity; delegating certain powers and duties to the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 454–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 6, 1977

719

382

AN ACT relating to insurance agents, brokers and solicitors; providing for a class of life and health insurance administrators; providing for regulation and registration; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 352–Committee on Commerce. Approved May 6, 1977

729

383

AN ACT relating to crimes against the person; providing increased criminal penalties for child abuse and neglect; permitting regional registries for child abuse and neglect; providing more classes of persons required to report child abuse and neglect; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 184–Senators Foote, Bryan, Sheerin, Gojack, Hilbrecht, Close, Gibson, Wilson, Glaser, Ashworth and Echols. Approved May 6, 1977

736

384

AN ACT relating to vehicle licensing and registration; providing for lists of vehicle owners to be furnished to district judges on request for jury selection purposes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 484–Senator Young. Approved May 6, 1977

739

385

AN ACT providing for the use of certain federal grants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 519–Committee on Finance. Approved May 6, 1977

740

386

AN ACT relating to professional engineers and surveyors; amending various regulatory provisions of law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 429–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 6, 1977

740

387

AN ACT relating to data processing commission; providing for the addition of representatives to the commission in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 511–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 6, 1977

745

388

AN ACT relating to taxicabs; providing for hearings under certain circumstances; providing for the authority of airport control officers as peace officers and the disposition of certain fees and revenues; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 699–Committee on Transportation. Approved May 6, 1977

745

389

AN ACT relating to the legislative counsel bureau; altering the qualifications, powers and duties of the legislative auditor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 341–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 6, 1977

753

390

AN ACT relating to water controls; permitting the use of treated effluent within the Tahoe Basin; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 328–Committee on Environment, Public Resources and Agriculture. Approved May 6, 1977

756

391

AN ACT relating to local government employee-management relations; enabling a local government employer and an employee organization to obtain certain information each from the other; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 657–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 6, 1977

757

392

AN ACT relating to the public service commission of Nevada; revising requirements for membership on the commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 263–Assemblymen Westall, Schofield, Goodman, Hickey, May, Kosinski, Brookman, Bremner, Barengo, Sena, Murphy, Bennett, Howard, Craddock, Horn, Vergiels, Glover, Price, Coulter, Gomes, Banner, Polish, Demers, Mello, Hayes, Chaney and Robinson. Approved May 6, 1977

758

393

AN ACT relating to life-sustaining procedures; permitting any adult person to direct cessation of such procedures for himself if he is in a terminal condition and becomes comatose or otherwise incapable for communicating with his attending physician; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 8–Assemblymen Coulter, Polish, Gomes, Robinson, Goodman, Bennett, Wagner, Jeffrey, Howard, Murphy, Kissam, Price, Westall, Vergiels, Kosinski and Moody. Approved May 6, 1977

759

394

AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund to the state board of examiners to pay costs related to the proposed issuance of state general obligation bonds for preserving and obtaining the benefits of natural resources. Assembly Bill No. 274–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 7, 1977

762

395

AN ACT relating to judicial officers; changing qualifications of supreme court justices and district judges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 621–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 7, 1977

762

396

AN ACT relating to the Nevada advisory council for vocational-technical education; repealing the council; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 138–Senators Ashworth, Glaser, Blakemore and Hernstadt. Approved May 7, 1977

763

397

AN ACT to amend the title of and to amend an act entitled “An Act relating to certain water services and facilities; supplementing chapter 268, Statutes of Nevada 1967; authorizing the acquisition of certain water service facilities and properties appurtenant thereto and the issuance of bonds and other securities by the State of Nevada, acting by and through the division of Colorado River resources of the state department of conservation and natural resources; relating to the construction, other acquisition, equipment, operation, maintenance, improvement and disposition of properties appertaining to such facilities; otherwise concerning such securities and properties, and revenues, taxes and pledges and liens pertaining thereto by reference to the State Securities Law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved May 17, 1975. Senate Bill No. 40–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 7, 1977

763

398

AN ACT relating to judges; altering procedure for disqualification for bias or prejudice; providing for peremptory challenges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 248–Senator Raggio. Approved May 7, 1977

765

399

AN ACT relating to the conservation of water; imposing restrictions on the amount of water used by certain toilets and shower apparatus; providing for local enforcement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 322–Senators Bryan, Close, Raggio, Wilson, Gojack and Sheerin. Approved May 7, 1977

770

400

AN ACT relating to district courts; prohibiting judges who are removed from office from exercising judicial duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 386–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 7, 1977

771

401

AN ACT relating to civil actions; revising certain provisions for the recovery of costs and attorney’s fees and for the payment of witnesses’ fees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 263–Senator Raggio. Approved May 7, 1977

773

402

AN ACT relating to animals running at large; authorizing the capture of wild horses and burros by means of aircraft and motor vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 401–Senator Glaser. Approved May 7, 1977

777

403

AN ACT relating to county hospitals and districts; adding to the kinds of bonds which may be issued for hospital purposes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 420–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 7, 1977

777

404

AN ACT relating to protection of flora; providing for the protection of cacti and yucca; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 616–Committee on Agriculture. Approved May 7, 1977

778

405

AN ACT making an appropriation to the state public works board as a contribution for the restoration of Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 661–Assemblymen Mello, Weise, Murphy, Barengo, Ross, Bremner, Glover, Kosinski, Howard, Vergiels, Dini, Polish, Robinson, Westall, Hickey, Demers, Harmon, Hayes, Brookman, Jacobsen, Serpa, Rhoads, Wagner, Jeffrey and Chaney. Approved May 7, 1977

781

406

AN ACT relating to taxation; providing for licensing of retail dealers in cigarettes and for direct taxation of the consumers of cigarettes; permitting the governing body of an Indian reservation or colony to impose an excise tax on the sale of cigarettes; providing for refunds in certain instances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 100–Committee on Taxation. Approved May 7, 1977

782

407

AN ACT relating to public works projects; requiring reports by contractors and public bodies to the labor commissioner; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 683–Assemblyman Goodman. Approved May 7, 1977

789

408

AN ACT relating to local government: authorizing local ordinances to control waste of water; providing for penalties in such ordinances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 443–Assemblymen Murphy and Wagner. Approved May 7, 1977

790

409

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act relating to natural resources; directing the submission of a proposal to issue state general obligation bonds for park purposes and fish and game habitat acquisition to a vote of the people; provid- for the use of the proceeds if such issue is approved; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved May 21, 1975. Assembly Bill No. 536–Assemblymen Glover, Kosinski, Mello, Dini, Harmon, Demers, Jacobsen, Bremner, Barengo, Jeffrey, Kissam, Howard, Mann, Brookman, Banner, Horn, Hickey, Dreyer, Bennett, May, Moody, Murphy, Westall, Serpa, Sena, Robinson, Rhoads, Price, Polish, Schofield and Chaney. Approved May 7, 1977

791

410

AN ACT relating to education; allowing the clerk and the president of the board of trustees of certain school districts to receive compensation for additional meetings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 709–Committee on Education. Approved May 7, 1977

792

411

AN ACT relating to state officers and employees; increasing the maximum allowance for subsistence expenses. Senate Bill No. 14–Senator Lamb. Approved May 7, 1977

793

412

AN ACT relating to state parks and monuments; providing for free use of state parks by Nevada residents over 60 years of age; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 17–Senators Faiss, Echols, Hernstadt, Neal, Wilson and Sheerin. Approved May 7, 1977

794

413

AN ACT relating to state securities; clarifying the circumstances under which general obligation securities exhaust the power to incur debt; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 237–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 7, 1977

795

414

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; requiring the Nevada industrial commission to provide statewide, toll-free telephone service to claimants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 383–Senator Hernstadt. Approved May 7, 1977

796

415

AN ACT relating to water pollution control; providing an additional procedure for permit modification; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 378–Senator Raggio. Approved May 7, 1977

796

416

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “AN ACT relating to Carson City; consolidating Ormsby County and Carson City into one municipal government to be known as Carson City; providing a charter therefor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 1, 1969, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 4–Assemblymen Glover and Jacobsen. Approved May 7, 1977

797

417

AN ACT relating to insurance brokers; permitting the posting of forms of security other than surety bonds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 430–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 7, 1977

801

418

AN ACT relating to insurance; allowing the commissioner of insurance to condition continuation of certain licenses upon the completion of appropriate courses of study; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 466–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 7, 1977

802

419

AN ACT relating to vehicle privilege tax; providing for taxation by weight of buses, trucks and truck tractors, trailers and semitrailers whose original purchase price cannot be determined; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 473–Senators Blakemore and Ashworth. Approved May 7, 1977

803

420

AN ACT relating to school personnel; providing for deductions from teacher compensation for deferred compensation agreements between teachers and the board of trustees of a school district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 498–Senator Wilson. Approved May 7, 1977

804

421

AN ACT relating to public lands; providing for leasing of certain interests and prescribing the terms and conditions thereof; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 502–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 7, 1977

805

422

AN ACT relating to deposits of funds; providing for the disposition of funds held in joint tenancy and other survivorship accounts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 74–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 7, 1977

805

423

AN ACT relating to the Nevada state council on the arts; reducing the number of members; providing for their compensation; abolishing the office of chief executive officer and the executive board of the council; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 563–Assemblymen Mello, Howard, Murphy, Harmon, Demers, Dini, Wagner, Jeffrey, Horn, Serpa, Rhoads, Weise, May, Hickey, Mann, Kissam, Kosinski, Price, Bremner, Brookman, Barengo, Vergiels, Ross and Westall. Approved May 7, 1977

807

424

AN ACT relating to county officers and employees; permitting counties to provide for annual leave and sick and disability leave by collective bargaining agreement; permitting counties to provide for an additional accumulation of unused sick and disability leave to be used for long-term or chronic illness or an injury; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 100–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 7, 1977

809

425

AN ACT relating to insurance; changing certain administrative and accounting procedures in the insurance division of the department of commerce; increasing an assessment limit; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 471–Senator Ashworth. Approved May 7, 1977

810

426

AN ACT relating to probation; requiring that a preliminary inquiry be held following the arrest of a probationer for alleged violation of terms of his probation to determine whether probable cause exists for revocation of his probation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 68–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 7, 1977

814

427

AN ACT relating to county fair and recreation boards; establishing a method of selecting the members in certain counties; authorizing members to enter into transactions beyond their terms of office; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 230–Senators Raggio, Wilson, Young and Gojack. Approved May 7, 1977

817

428

AN ACT relating to the practice of medicine; making substantial changes in the procedure for disciplining physicians; providing for temporary replacement of members of the board of medical examiners under certain circumstances; providing for injunctive relief in certain cases; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 413–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 7, 1977

820

429

AN ACT relating to unemployment compensation; providing for extension of unemployment compensation to certain public, agricultural and domestic employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 406–Assemblyman Banner. Approved May 8, 1977

828

430

AN ACT relating to the punishment of crime; establishing the department of prisons; providing for its organization, administration, powers, duties and functions; providing for the transportation, transfer, custody, care, education and employment of offenders; providing for credits on the term of imprisonment; providing for the release of offenders; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 116–Committee on Education, Health and Welfare and State Institutions. Approved May 8, 1977

845

431

AN ACT relating to unemployment compensation; requiring a waiting period before an unemployed person is entitled to receive benefits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 181–Committee on Labor and Management. Approved May 8, 1977

872

432

AN ACT making an appropriation to the bureau of alcohol and drug abuse in the rehabilitation division of the department of human resources for allocation to certain local alcohol and drug abuse treatment programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 334–Assemblyman Gomes. Approved May 8, 1977

873

433

AN ACT relating to racing; increasing the number of permitted days of racing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 369–Assemblyman Sena. Approved May 8, 1977

874

434

AN ACT relating to arrest; extending permissibility for arrests at night; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 387–Assemblymen Bremner, Barengo, Hayes and Dini. Approved May 8, 1977

874

435

AN ACT relating to fees of attorneys appointed to defend indigent persons in criminal proceedings; limiting certain fees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 744–Assemblyman Banner. Approved May 8, 1977

875

436

AN ACT relating to small loans; changing the authorized charges for loans; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 457–Committee on Commerce. Approved May 8, 1977

876

437

AN ACT relating to firearms; providing a definition; prohibiting possession of certain firearms; prohibiting the removal of serial numbers; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 459–Assemblymen Hayes, Barengo, Sena, Horn, Wagner, Coulter, Banner, Ross and Price. Approved May 8, 1977

879

438

AN ACT relating to trials; permitting juries which have retired for deliberation to depart for home or be sequestered overnight at the discretion of the court; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 466–Assemblymen Barengo, Bremner, Dreyer, Ross and Robinson. Approved May 8, 1977

881

439

AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments; prohibiting the diversion of irrigation water from the rightful user; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 517–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 8, 1977

883

440

AN ACT relating to crimes against the person; reducing the penalty for fighting or challenges to fight without deadly weapons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 592–Assemblyman Price. Approved May 8, 1977

884

441

AN ACT relating to the public service commission of Nevada; empowering it to consider the conservation of energy when performing certain functions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 595–Assemblymen Murphy, Dini, Jeffrey, Moody, Jacobsen, Craddock, Wagner, Robinson, Mann, Demers, Mello, Harmon, May and Weise. Approved May 8, 1977

884

442

AN ACT relating to education; providing for minimum program standards for learning disabilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 604–Committee on Education. Approved May 8, 1977

885

443

AN ACT relating to workmen’s compensation; creating the office of state industrial attorney; requiring the state industrial attorney to represent claimants before the appeals officer and the district court under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 160–Assemblyman Banner. Approved May 8, 1977

886

444

AN ACT relating to statutes; correcting the effective date of certain sections of chapter 148, Statutes of Nevada 1977; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 745–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 8, 1977

887

445

AN ACT relating to tear gas bombs and weapons; excepting from the definition of “tear gas” certain substances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 662–Committee on Commerce. Approved May 8, 1977

887

446

AN ACT relating to the state park system; authorizing and directing the department of highways to convey to the state land registrar for use as a state park certain real property located in Lyon County, Nevada; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 524–Assemblymen Dini, Mello, Glover, Jacobsen, Demers, Harmon, Murphy, Barengo and Bremner. Approved May 9, 1977

888

447

AN ACT making an appropriation to the desert research institute of the University of Nevada System for winter weather modification activities for the Lake Tahoe and Walker River basins and Spring Mountains; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 746–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 9, 1977

889

448

AN ACT relating to credit unions; revising procedures for organizing certain credit unions; providing for certain reserve requirements; prescribing certain practices and procedures; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 676–Assemblyman Moody (by request). Approved May 9, 1977

889

449

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; removing certain restrictions on interim finance committee allocations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 623–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 9, 1977

892

450

AN ACT relating to public officers and employees; providing a public employees’ deferred compensation program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 706–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 9, 1977

893

451

AN ACT relating to public employees’ retirement; clarifying coverage of certain public employees subject to both federal and state retirement systems; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 335–Assemblymen Dini and Mello. Approved May 9, 1977

895

452

AN ACT relating to unemployment compensation; redefining certain employment; providing additional disqualifications for benefits; amending certain appeal procedures; requiring certain notification by employers; amending procedures for transfer of employers’ experience records; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 407–Assemblyman Banner. Approved May 9, 1977

897

453

AN ACT relating to state parks; authorizing the state land registrar to accept land at Tule Springs for use as a state park; prescribing conditions; making an appropriation from proceeds of the sale of general obligation bonds for park purposes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 314–Clark County Delegation. Approved May 10, 1977

903

454

AN ACT making an appropriation to the City of Sparks, Nevada, to reimburse it for the expense of developing Stempeck Park; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 591–Assemblymen Mello, Kosinski and Westall. Approved May 11, 1977

904

455

AN ACT relating to metropolitan fire departments; providing a procedure for the creation of a metropolitan fire department; requiring certain political subdivisions to follow such procedures; providing for the operation of a metropolitan fire department; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 613–Assemblymen Harmon, Dreyer, Banner, Demers, Robinson, Schofield, Ross, Kissam, Mann, Hayes, Brookman, Bremner, Murphy, Vergiels and Craddock. Approved May 12, 1977

905

456

AN ACT relating to the protection and preservation of state property; directing the state board of examiners to issue state general obligation bonds for the purpose of renovating the Capitol Building; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 298–Committee on Finance. Approved May 12, 1977

909

457

AN ACT relating to corporate shareholders; limiting their preemptive rights to certain shares of stock; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 225–Senator Raggio. Approved May 12, 1977

909

458

AN ACT relating to coroners; requiring coroners to inventory the property of deceased persons; providing a penalty for disregard of a coroner’s seals, signs or other devices barring entrance to property of deceased persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 274–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 12, 1977

910

459

AN ACT relating to bees and apiaries; revising terminology; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 229–Senator Dodge. Approved May 12, 1977

911

460

AN ACT relating to elections; prescribing the close of registration for recall elections; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 753–Committee on Elections. Approved May 12, 1977

914

461

AN ACT relating to motor vehicle insurance; creating a presumption of the violation of a penal statute; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 323–Assemblymen Sena, Horn, Jeffrey, Schofield, Mann, Kissam, Hayes, Moody, Rhoads, Mello, Robinson, Coulter, Banner, Westall, Goodman, Polish and Barengo. Approved May 12, 1977

915

462

AN ACT relating to local government labor relations; revising mediation and factfinding provisions and providing for arbitration for certain parties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 440–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 12, 1977

916

463

AN ACT relating to registration of motor vehicles; requiring evidence of emission control compliance; requiring certain motor vehicles to be inspected; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 464–Assemblymen Schofield, Vergiels, Jeffrey, Wagner, Horn, Gomes, Dreyer, Goodman, Hickey, Banner, Sena, Robinson, Brookman, Hayes, Kissam, Ross and Kosinski. Approved May 12, 1977

919

464

AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund to the legislative fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 521–Committee on Finance. Approved May 12, 1977

925

465

AN ACT relating to public employees’ retirement; providing a temporary post-retirement increase; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 418–Senator Foote. Approved May 12, 1977

926

466

AN ACT relating to juries; authorizing the payment of lodging allowances to jurors under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 54–Senators Blakemore, Sheerin and Raggio. Approved May 12, 1977

926

467

AN ACT relating to real estate brokers and salesmen; classifying real estate brokers as employers, and broker-salesmen and salesmen as employees, for the purposes of industrial insurance and occupational disease coverage; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 475–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 12, 1977

927

468

AN ACT relating to local government; providing in certain counties for selection of the chairman and vice chairman of certain boards from among the county commissioners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 410–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 12, 1977

929

469

AN ACT relating to homesteads; extending exemption from execution to certain mobile homes; clarifying eligibility of single persons to select and declare homesteads; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 506–Senator Bryan. Approved May 12, 1977

933

470

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act authorizing the sale of certain real property; making an appropriation to defray the cost of selling the property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 16, 1969; to amend an act entitled “An Act directing the state land register to lease certain state land to the City of Sparks; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 30, 1973; and making an appropriation. Senate Bill No. 496–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 12, 1977

934

471

AN ACT relating to courts and judicial officers; providing for the censure, removal and retirement of justices of the peace and municipal court judges by the commission on judicial discipline; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 453–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 12, 1977

936

472

AN ACT relating to medicinal substances; authorizing registered nurses to dispense controlled substances and dangerous drugs under certain circumstances; requiring records of refilled prescriptions to indicate the number of dosage units; mandating separate registration for each place of business of laboratories, manufacturers and wholesalers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 439–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 12, 1977

938

473

AN ACT relating to health care; regulating the practice of osteopathic medicine; renaming the state board of osteopathy as the Nevada state board of osteopathic medicine; increasing the number of members of the board; providing for licensing and disciplinary actions; providing penalties; amending various chapters and sections of NRS to delete redundant terms and clarify the meaning of certain other terms; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 139–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 12, 1977

939

474

AN ACT creating the Washoe County Airport Authority; making legislative findings and declarations; defining certain words and terms; providing for the appointment, number, terms, compensation, duties and powers of a board of trustees; specifying the powers of the authority, including the power to levy and collect general (ad valorem) taxes, borrow money and issue securities to evidence such borrowing; requiring the transfer of airport properties, functions and outstanding obligations of the City of Reno to the authority; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 198–Senators Raggio, Young, Wilson and Gojack. Approved May 12, 1977

968

475

AN ACT relating to title insurance; providing for regulation of title insurers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 423–Senator Ashworth (by request). Approved May 12, 1977

977

476

AN ACT relating to the tort liability of the state and its political subdivisions; raising the monetary limitation on damages; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 469–Senator Raggio. Approved May 12, 1977

985

477

AN ACT relating to governmental agencies; regulating their access to financial records of customers of certain financial institutions; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 63–Assemblymen Wagner, Murphy, Barengo, Price, Coulter, Polish, Jeffrey, Jacobsen, Dreyer, Howard, Rhoads and Weise. Approved May 12, 1977

986

478

AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund and the state highway fund to the state public works board for carrying out a program of capital improvements for the State of Nevada; specifying certain powers, duties and requirements of the state public works board respecting the program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 734–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 12, 1977

990

479

AN ACT relating to the state personnel system; providing for notice of dismissal or certain disciplinary actions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 209–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 12, 1977

991

480

AN ACT relating to professions, occupations and businesses; providing for contracts by government employee organizations for professional services on a prepaid basis; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 454–Committee on Commerce. Approved May 12, 1977

993

481

AN ACT relating to medical-legal screening panels; expanding the membership of tentative panels; extending the time for peremptory challenges; providing for a request for a hearing; empowering a panel to issue subpenas; exempting certain communications and meetings from the doctor-patient privilege and the provisions of chapter 241 of NRS respectively; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 267–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 12, 1977

994

482

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; adding to the category of driver’s license suspensions required to run consecutively; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 88–Committee on Transportation. Approved May 12, 1977

998

483

AN ACT relating to mobile homes; providing for the expiration of certain tax liens upon the sale of a mobile home; providing for disposition of copies of dealer’s report of sale; requiring county assessor’s endorsement that taxes have been paid before department of motor vehicles may issue certificate of ownership; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 140–Senator Raggio. Approved May 12, 1977

998

484

AN ACT fixing the state ad valorem tax levies for the 2 fiscal years commencing July 1, 1977, and ending June 30, 1978, and commencing July 1, 1978, and ending June 30, 1979; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 174–Committee on Finance. Approved May 12, 1977

1002

485

AN ACT relating to unincorporated towns; providing for additional powers for certain towns; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 180–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 12, 1977

1003

486

AN ACT relating to state government; temporarily establishing the office of state science adviser; providing his powers and duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 197–Senators Gojack, Wilson, Gibson, Echols, Raggio, Hilbrecht, Young, Faiss, Foote, Neal, Blakemore, Sheerin, Bryan, Hernstadt, Schofield and Glaser. Approved May 12, 1977

1004

487

AN ACT relating to workmen’s compensation; enlarging the circumstances for the compensation of permanent partial disability by a lump sum; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 281–Senator Faiss. Approved May 13, 1977

1006

488

AN ACT relating to motor vehicle registration; adding to the code letters authorized for use on passenger car license plates in Clark and Washoe counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 309–Senator Blakemore. Approved May 13, 1977

1008

489

AN ACT relating to elections; adding explanations of statewide measures to matter prescribed for inclusion in ballots and official publication of measures in newspapers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 353–Senators Gojack, Gibson, Wilson, Neal, Young, Hilbrecht, Close, Faiss, Blakemore, Echols, Sheerin and Foote. Approved May 13, 1977

1010

490

AN ACT relating to boards of trustees of school districts; providing procedures for the adoption, repeal or amendment of board policies and regulations concerning certain subjects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 376Senators Wilson and Hilbrecht. Approved May 13, 1977

1012

491

AN ACT relating to salaries and compensation of certain elected state officers; providing for automatic adjustments prospectively; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 424–Committee on Finance. Approved May 13, 1977

1013

492

AN ACT relating to planning and zoning; clarifying certain terminology; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 513–Senator Gojack. Approved May 13, 1977

1016

493

AN ACT relating to the administration of estates; providing an allowance on the commission of special administrators; providing for compensation to attorneys of special administrators; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 514–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 13, 1977

1017

494

AN ACT relating to public schools; making a technical correction to the effective date of Assembly Bill No. 735. Assembly Bill No. 756–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 13, 1977

1019

495

AN ACT relating to the state legislature; increasing the compensation of certain officers and employees of the legislature for future sessions. Assembly Bill No. 751Assemblymen Mello, Dini, Harmon, Demers and Vergiels. Approved May 13, 1977

1019

496

AN ACT relating to education; creating a special committee to study proposals for the regulation of public school teachers as a professional group; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 747–Assemblymen Mello, Vergiels, Dreyer, Howard, Demers and Murphy. Approved May 13, 1977

1020

497

AN ACT authorizing and directing the state land registrar to convey, by quitclaim deed, certain real property to the City of Reno and to release specified deed restrictions under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 716–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 13, 1977

1022

498

AN ACT relating to gifts to minors; reducing age of majority to 18 years; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 693–Assemblyman Wagner. Approved May 13, 1977

1024

499

AN ACT relating to nursing facility administrators; adding the licensing and regulation of administrators of intermediate care facilities to the duties of the Nevada state board of examiners for skilled nursing facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 681–Assemblyman Dreyer. Approved May 13, 1977

1028

500

AN ACT relating to property taxes; reducing tax exemptions for partly disabled veterans; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 622–Assemblyman Kosinski. Approved May 13, 1977

1032

501

AN ACT relating to public financial administration; providing for the distribution and use of certain proceeds of slot machine taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 612–Assemblymen May, Hickey, Mann, Kissam, Ross, Price, Dreyer, Bennett, Sena, Hayes, Brookman, Horn, Bremner, Chaney, Robinson and Harmon. Approved May 13, 1977

1033

502

AN ACT relating to public works projects; requiring contractors to submit certain reports to the labor commissioner; allowing the labor commissioner to divert certain portions of progress payments to contractors pending resolution of wage disputes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 634–Assemblyman Goodman. Approved May 13, 1977

1035

503

AN ACT relating to bail bondsmen; reducing the age requirement for bail agents and solicitors; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 564–Assemblymen Banner and Barengo. Approved May 13, 1977

1036

504

AN ACT making technical corrections to Senate Bill 153 of the 59th session of the legislature; resolving conflicts with bills of the same session. Assembly Bill No. 757–Assemblyman Dini. Approved May 13, 1977

1037

505

AN ACT relating to greyhound racing; permitting racing where licensed by a city or county; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 630–Committee on Commerce. Approved May 13, 1977

1038

506

AN ACT relating to public employees; increasing the salaries of certain state employees; providing a procedure for obtaining exemptions from certain salary restrictions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 421–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 13, 1977

1040

507

AN ACT relating to county officers and employees; providing for the deposit of money belonging to other persons with the county treasurer; providing for payment of such money to owners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 360–Assemblyman Schofield. Approved May 13, 1977

1044

508

AN ACT relating to thrift companies; providing for certain security requirements; revising certain reserve requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 476Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 13, 1977

1045

509

AN ACT relating to taxation; making various amendments to the laws relating to property taxes and taxes on mines and mine proceeds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 532–Committee on Taxation. Approved May 13, 1977

1046

510

AN ACT relating to crimes against decency and morals; extending the crime of pandering to include keeping in prostitution; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 510Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 13, 1977

1054

511

AN ACT relating to the practice of engineering; revising the list of identifying terms which may not be utilized in corporate filings or elsewhere by persons not properly registered for such practice; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 431Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 13, 1977

1056

512

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Nevada state prison for the purpose of establishing honor camps for the employment of prisoners upon conservation projects; providing for a method of selecting prisoners who are assigned to honor camps; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 355Committee on Finance. Approved May 13, 1977

1058

513

AN ACT relating to conservation of energy; providing additional standards for construction of buildings; providing for local enforcement of standards; removing certain powers and duties of the public service commission of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 326Senators Sheerin and Gojack. Approved May 13, 1977

1059

514

AN ACT relating to traffic violations; providing a procedure on failure to appear in court on certain traffic citations; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 199Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 13, 1977

1060

515

AN ACT relating to the legislature of the State of Nevada; authorizing payment of per diem and travel expenses for legislators attending presession orientation conferences; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 147Committee on Legislative Functions. Approved May 13, 1977

1061

516

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; amending administrative procedures relating to licenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 66Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 13, 1977

1062

517

AN ACT relating to the advertisement of petroleum products; providing for changes in requirements for advertising motor fuels; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 59Committee on Agriculture. Approved May 13, 1977

1064

518

AN ACT relating to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency; restricting certain gaming activities to certain places within the area under the control of the agency; providing changes in the composition of the agency’s governing body; providing certain civil penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 266Committee on Environment, Public Resources and Agriculture. Approved May 13, 1977

1065

519

AN ACT relating to medical malpractice actions; specifying the times in which certain actions must be instituted; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 268Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 13, 1977

1081

520

AN ACT relating to money orders and the transmission of money; regulating certain businesses which sell or issue checks or receive for transmission or transmit money or credit; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 598Assemblyman May. Approved May 13, 1977

1083

521

AN ACT relating to motor vehicle insurance; requiring certain claimants for motor vehicle accident reparation benefits to submit to medical examination; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 305Senator Dodge. Approved May 13, 1977

1089

522

AN ACT relating to fish and game; providing for the expiration of fishing licenses on December 31 of each year; changing license and permit fees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 185Assemblymen Sena, Jeffrey, Horn, Mann, Dreyer, Banner, Robinson, Price, May, Hayes, Craddock, Demers and Schofield. Approved May 13, 1977

1090

523

AN ACT relating to motor vehicle insurance; allowing insurers and insureds to agree to exclude certain named persons from coverage; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 620Assemblymen Bremner, May, Westall, Weise, Kosinski, Banner, Demers, Sena, Dreyer, Harmon and Barengo. Approved May 13, 1977

1092

524

AN ACT relating to the state personnel system; entitling an employee under the system or his beneficiaries to receive payment for certain unused sick leave; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 169Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 13, 1977

1093

525

AN ACT relating to local governments; establishing a committee to study the finances of local governments; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 547Assemblymen Mello, Howard, Glover, Dini, Demers, Kissam, May, Jacobsen, Weise, Bremner, Barengo, Jeffrey and Wagner. Approved May 13, 1977

1095

526

AN ACT relating to property tax; providing for the payment of taxes by certain holders of rights to receive electric power; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 482Assemblymen Demers, May, Price, Ross, Harmon, Horn, Craddock, Sena, Gomes, Schofield, Banner, Bennett, Hayes, Bremner, Hickey, Robinson, Jeffrey, Brookman, Chaney and Mann. Approved May 14, 1977

1097

527

AN ACT relating to meetings of public bodies; establishing additional requirements for open meetings; providing exceptions; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 437Assemblymen Murphy, Dini, Vergiels, Westall, Barengo, Kosinski, Price, Gomes, Mann, Horn, Craddock, Demers, Mello, Kissam, Banner, Robinson, Goodman, Polish, Bremner, Sena, Serpa, Harmon, Wagner and Coulter. Approved May 14, 1977

1098

528

AN ACT relating to public officers and employees; creating ethics commissions; establishing statewide codes of ethical standards and authorizing the establishment of specialized and local ethics codes; requiring candidates for and holders of certain public offices to make financial disclosures; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 450Assemblymen Dini, Demers, Murphy, Horn, Serpa, Chaney, Vergiels, Gomes, Wagner, Dreyer, Banner, Bennett, Moody, Craddock, Ross, Westall, Brookman, Goodman, Robinson, Barengo, Mann and May. Approved May 14, 1977

1103

529

AN ACT relating to governmental agencies; reorganizing certain of those which deal with energy and the use and conservation of natural resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 153Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 14, 1977

1116

530

AN ACT relating to boards, commissions and similar bodies in the executive department of state government; establishing uniform provisions for the appointment by the governor of members to these bodies; changing the composition of various bodies; transferring certain powers and duties; abolishing certain bodies; providing for the expiration and reestablishment of the terms of members; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 278–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 14, 1977

1176

531

AN ACT relating to children; making various changes in the Juvenile Court Act; providing for reimbursement to counties for certain services rendered to children; making various changes in laws governing the employment of children; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 476–Assemblymen Hayes, Polish, Goodman, Hickey, Horn, Bremner, Coulter, Barengo, Banner, Schofield, Price, Craddock and Sena. Approved May 14, 1977

1269

532

AN ACT requiring the developing and carrying out of a unified management plan for the Marlette Lake-Hobart Reservoir watersheds by the state department of conservation and natural resources in cooperation with certain other state agencies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 732–Assemblyman Jacobsen. Approved May 14, 1977

1278

533

AN ACT relating to pharmacists and pharmacy; authorizing the designation of a presiding officer for disciplinary hearings; requiring registered pharmacists to be in charge of pharmacies when open for business; authorizing designated nurses to obtain drugs from hospital pharmacies in the absence of pharmacists; concerning prescription for dangerous drugs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 480–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 14, 1977

1280

534

AN ACT relating to local government; providing for a vote upon the enlargement of the City of Las Vegas; providing for the election of additional commissioners and the creation of advisory councils; providing for the distribution of certain revenues within certain counties; prohibiting certain taxes; prohibiting certain incorporations and annexations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 503–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 14, 1977

1282

535

AN ACT increasing salaries of employees of the State of Nevada in the classified service; providing for salary adjustments in the classified service; making appropriations for such salary increases and adjustments from the state general fund and the state highway fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 196–Senators Gibson, Lamb, Wilson, Echols, Hilbrecht, Glaser and Young. Approved May 14, 1977

1297

536

AN ACT revising the annual salaries of state officers and employees in the unclassified service, attorney general’s office and supreme court; making appropriations for such salary increases from the state general fund and the state highway fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 233–Committee on Finance. Approved May 14, 1977

1302

537

AN ACT relating to insurance; permitting persons insured by certain health insurers, hospitals, medical and dental service corporations and health maintenance organizations to utilize services of hospitals offering inducements; requiring a study by the insurance commissioner; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 307–Committee on Commerce. Approved May 14, 1977

1311

538

AN ACT relating to the healing arts; requiring certain providers of health care to retain patients’ records for a specified period and make them available for physical inspection and copying under certain circumstances; providing immunity from liability; providing an exception to the doctor-patient privilege; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 185–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 14, 1977

1313

539

AN ACT relating to real estate brokers and salesmen; providing for certain educational requirements as a condition for relicensing; extending the license period; revising fees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 308–Senator Blakemore. Approved May 14, 1977

1315

540

AN ACT relating to taxation; changing requirement to furnish certain information to property owners; authorizing certain direct appeals to the state board of equalization; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 374–Assemblymen May, Glover, Weise and Jacobsen. Approved May 14, 1977

1318

541

AN ACT relating to political subdivisions of this state; providing for an increase in the salaries of elected county officers; prohibiting or providing for the prohibition of private practice by certain district attorneys; providing a procedure for obtaining exemptions from certain salary restrictions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 157–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 14, 1977

1322

542

AN ACT relating to insurance; providing for an insurance recovery fund and for contributions thereto by licensed brokers, solicitors, agents and adjusters; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 642–Assemblyman Dini. Approved May 14, 1977

1326

543

AN ACT relating to landlord-tenant relationships; providing rights, obligations and remedies; repealing certain statutory liens of landlords of rental housing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 173–Assemblymen Vergiels, Schofield, Demers, Kissam, Jeffrey, Horn, Mann, Harmon, Hayes, Sena, Dreyer, Craddock, Bennett, Gomes, Chaney, Mello, Murphy, Robinson, Wagner, Kosinski, Banner, Price, Polish, Goodman, Dini, Hickey, Glover, Howard and Moody. Approved May 14, 1977

1330

544

AN ACT relating to adoption; establishing procedure for changing certificates of birth following an adoption; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 556–Assemblyman Kissam. Approved May 14, 1977

1348

545

AN ACT relating to the writ of habeas corpus; restricting its issuance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 38–Assemblymen Barengo, Wagner, Hickey, Mann and Schofield. Approved May 14, 1977

1350

546

AN ACT relating to corporations; revising requirements for certain publications; deleting requirement that foreign corporations file annual business statements with county assessors; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 441–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 14, 1977

1353

547

AN ACT relating to retail sales of veterinary drugs; requiring permits for such sales to be issued by the state board of pharmacy; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 437–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 14, 1977

1355

548

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; exempting certain motorcycles from the requirement of being equipped with turn signals; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 345–Senator Blakemore. Approved May 14, 1977

1355

549

AN ACT relating to the state department of conservation and natural resources; creating a division of historic preservation and archeology; substituting the division for the Nevada archeological survey; transferring historic preservation functions from the division of state parks; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 359–Senator Bryan. Approved May 14, 1977

1356

550

AN ACT relating to elections; revising provisions relating to reporting of campaign contributions and expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 410–Assemblymen Mann, Dini, Harmon, Demers, Sena, Horn, Hickey, May, Brookman, Kissam, Coulter, Jeffrey, Murphy, Craddock, Dreyer, Glover, Price, Schofield, Kosinski, Robinson, Banner, Mello, Hayes, Westall, Chaney, Polish, Goodman, Barengo, Bremner, Bennett, Moody, Serpa, Gomes and Vergiels. Approved May 14, 1977

1363

551

AN ACT relating to labor relations; providing for compensation for members of the local government employee-management relations board; providing for changes in hearing and factfinding procedures; restricting the use of money in a self-insurance reserve or fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 169–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 14, 1977

1365

552

AN ACT relating to state officers; removing residence requirements for certain state officers. Assembly Bill No. 191–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 14, 1977

1369

553

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; revising provisions governing issuance of driver’s licenses; clarifying the applicability of certain presumptions in criminal prosecutions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 127–Committee on Transportation. Approved May 14, 1977

1370

554

AN ACT relating to elections; removing the monetary limitations on candidates’ campaign expenditures; consolidating provisions and relaxing requirements on media advertising; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 159–Committee on Elections. Approved May 14, 1977

1371

555

AN ACT relating to wages for employees in private employment; empowering the labor commissioner to set minimum wages within specified ranges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 71–Committee on Labor and Management. Approved May 14, 1977

1372

556

AN ACT relating to public utilities; providing for the examination of the condition and management of a public utility; authorizing an expenditure by the public service commission of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 29–Assemblymen Demers, Harmon, Mello, Weise and Dini. Approved May 14, 1977

1375

557

AN ACT relating to vehicle licensing and registration; providing for special license plates for totally disabled veterans; providing free parking at parking meters and in government lots for holders of disabled veteran plates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 696–Assemblymen Kosinski, Mello, Coulter, Serpa, Weise, Craddock, Rhoads, Schofield, Howard, Gomes, Moody, Hayes, Hickey, Murphy, Price, Brookman, Bremner and Barengo. Approved May 14, 1977

1376

558

AN ACT relating to property tax; providing an election to pay the property tax levied against a mobile home not placed upon the secured roll in quarterly installments in certain cases; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 262–Assemblymen Kosinski, Mann, May, Dini, Mello, Moody, Schofield, Jeffrey, Coulter, Horn, Rhoads, Sena, Price, Goodman, Murphy, Dreyer, Harmon, Demers, Kissam and Robinson. Approved May 14, 1977

1377

559

AN ACT relating to public school personnel; providing additional safeguards in disciplinary procedures for certificated personnel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 346–Committee on Education. Approved May 14, 1977

1379

560

AN ACT relating to administrative regulations; providing for their codification; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 62–Senator Dodge. Approved May 15, 1977

1381

561

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act incorporating the City of Reno, in Washoe County, Nevada, and defining the boundaries thereof, under a new charter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved May 6, 1971, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 401–Assemblymen Wagner, Murphy, Gomes, Weise, Coulter, Barengo, Kosinski and Goodman. Approved May 15, 1977

1390

562

AN ACT relating to the district courts; changing number of district judges in certain judicial districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 646–Assemblymen Bennett, Schofield and Chaney. Approved May 15, 1977

1399

563

AN ACT relating to local governments; postponing the application of the formula for payments by the state in lieu of taxes on real property; making an appropriation for the support of an additional district judge in the first judicial district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 480–Assemblymen Glover and Jacobsen. Approved May 15, 1977

1400

564

AN ACT relating to subdivisions; prohibiting local government approval of a final map unless the subdivider submits a plan for installing watermeters; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 445–Assemblymen Wagner, Murphy, Coulter, Barengo, Gomes, Goodman, Weise and Kosinski. Approved May 15, 1977

1401

565

AN ACT relating to the supplying of water; permitting the installation and use of watermeters in certain instances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 438–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 16, 1977

1402

566

AN ACT relating to gaming; providing additional procedures for levying and collecting certain fees and taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 700–Assemblymen May, Mann, Barengo, Jacobsen, Murphy, Horn, Harmon and Jeffrey. Approved May 16, 1977

1403

567

AN ACT relating to controlled substances; revising penalties for various unlawful activities; adding certain crimes; removing age distinctions in certain crimes; prohibiting probation and restricting parole eligibility for certain offenders; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 268–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 16, 1977

1407

568

AN ACT relating to gaming licensing and control; providing for changes in the procedure for obtaining judicial determination of the validity or construction of statutes and regulations; providing for judicial procedure to obtain documents from regulatory authorities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 491–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 16, 1977

1417

569

AN ACT relating to gaming licensing and control; providing for regulation of foreign gaming interests; providing for legislative representation on the gaming policy committee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 375–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 16, 1977

1419

570

AN ACT relating to gaming licensing and control; providing for capital leasing of gaming equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 211–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 16, 1977

1422

571

AN ACT relating to gaming licensing and control; providing for administrative changes in licensing statutes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 355–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 16, 1977

1425

572

AN ACT relating to mobile home parks; regulating the relationship of landlord and tenant in such parks; providing for damages in certain cases; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 201–Assemblymen Dreyer, Hayes, Horn, Harmon, Bremner, Ross, Schofield and Jeffrey. Approved May 16, 1977

1446

573

AN ACT relating to mobile home standards; providing for regulation of commercial coaches; removing recreational vehicles; transferring administration and enforcement from the state fire marshal division of the department of commerce; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 474–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 16, 1977

1451

574

AN ACT making appropriations from the general fund, the state highway fund, the state insurance fund and the fish and game fund in the state treasury for the support of the civil government of the State of Nevada for the fiscal years beginning July 1, 1977, and ending June 30, 1978, and beginning July 1, 1978, and ending June 30, 1979; making supplemental appropriations for the support of certain state officers and agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1977; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 755–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 16, 1977

1466

575

AN ACT relating to the organization of state government; making technical corrections to Assembly Bill 278 of the 59th session of the Nevada legislature; resolving conflicts with bills of the same session; successively diminishing and abolishing the office of state fire marshal; and making an appropriation. Senate Bill No. 523–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 16, 1977

1478

576

AN ACT making technical corrections to various bills of the 59th session of the legislature; resolving conflicts among bills of the same session which have gone to enrollment. Senate Bill No. 524–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 16, 1977

1483

577

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising provisions relating to exemptions from the vehicle privilege tax; designating for veterans’ exemption purposes the date of termination of hostilities in Viet Nam; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 19–Senator Sheerin. Approved May 16, 1977

1488

578

AN ACT relating to homesteads; extending exemption commensurate with the increase in value of the property selected and declared for exemption from execution; clarifying eligibility of single persons to select and declare homesteads; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 636–Assemblyman Banner. Approved May 16, 1977

1492

579

AN ACT relating to building and construction standards; requiring public utilities to comply with certain construction standards and undergo inspections; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 607–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 16, 1977

1493

580

AN ACT relating to divisions of land; providing procedures for subdividing lands; creating parcels and creating planned unit developments; providing for amending and abandoning such divisions; providing civil and criminal penalties; providing for the powers and duties of certain state and local governing bodies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 475–Assemblymen Robinson, Hayes and Harmon. Approved May 16, 1977

1494

581

AN ACT relating to the state legislature; making various amendments to the law regulating lobbyists; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 445–Senator Gojack. Approved May 16, 1977

1527

582

AN ACT directing the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on the behalf and in the name of Clark County to issue bonds and other securities in an aggregate principal amount of $26,000,000 (other than any funding and refunding securities); designating the purpose for which the securities may be issued; providing for the payment of the securities by levies of general (ad valorem) taxes (except to the extent other revenues are available therefor) and with other designated revenues; providing certain powers and duties of the authority and the board of county commissioners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 363–Assemblymen Vergiels, Harmon, Schofield, Kissam, Bennett, Chaney, Horn, Westall, Hickey, Demers, Ross, Gomes, Weise, Sena and Hayes. Approved May 16, 1977

1531

583

AN ACT relating to documentary and physical evidence; expanding provisions relating to medical records; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 290–Senator Raggio. Approved May 17, 1977

1533

584

AN ACT relating to actions against public officers and employees; limiting the amount of tort liability; requiring the state or political subdivision to provide legal defense in certain circumstances; clarifying the status of members and employees of boards and commissions as public officers and employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 260–Senators Sheerin, Hilbrecht, Gojack, Hernstadt, Wilson, Raggio, Bryan and Ashworth. Approved May 17, 1977

1536

585

AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments; prescribing circumstances in which capital punishment may be imposed for first degree murder; prescribing procedures for the imposition of sentence for first degree murder; providing standards for the automatic review of a sentence of death; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 220–Senator Raggio. Approved May 17, 1977

1541

586

AN ACT relating to administrative procedures; providing a procedure for advisory review of executive department regulations by the legislative commission and the standing committees of both houses of the legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 710–Assemblymen Dini, Sena, Jeffrey, Mann, Robinson, Hayes, Craddock, Serpa, Rhoads, Horn, Moody, Bennett, Gomes, Chaney, Murphy, Weise, Jacobsen, Howard and Dreyer. Approved May 17, 1977

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587

AN ACT relating to land use planning; limiting the powers of the division of state lands of the state department of conservation and natural resources; creating an executive council of the state land use planning advisory council; providing procedures to decide conflicts between local government entities; providing procedures for land use planning assistance in areas of critical environmental concern; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 212–Senator Dodge. Approved May 18, 1977

1552

588

AN ACT relating to air pollution control; modifying requirements for the regulation of certain sources of air pollution; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 106–Committee on Environment, Public Resources and Agriculture. Approved May 18, 1977

1558

589

AN ACT relating to the state environmental commission; revising the composition thereof; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 168–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 18, 1977

1561

590

AN ACT relating to school property; providing additional administrative procedures relating to decisions by the board of trustees to close a school or devote the building to purposes other than teaching; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 457–Senator Blakemore. Approved May 18, 1977

1562

591

AN ACT relating to professions and occupations; providing for the licensing of persons legally entitled to work in the United States; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 128–Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 18, 1977

1563

592

AN ACT relating to the state legislature; providing a salary for the members of the interim finance committee; limiting the payment of salaries and allowances to members of the legislative commission; authorizing payment to legislators who represent the state or the legislature at conferences and meetings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 689–Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 18, 1977

1569

593

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; providing for the appointment of masters and prescribing their powers and duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 750–Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 18, 1977

1570

594

AN ACT relating to public employees’ retirement; amending provisions relating to administration, membership, contributions, service, retirement, benefits, vesting, investment of funds and optional programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 173–Committee on Finance. Approved May 19, 1977

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595

AN ACT relating to the Nevada equal rights commission; providing uniform procedures and remedies for certain discriminatory practices; providing for confidentiality of certain information; increasing a civil penalty; extending the period for bringing certain actions; providing for damages; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 247–Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 19, 1977

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596

AN ACT relating to property taxes; revising the Senior Citizens’ Property Tax Assistance Act; prescribing durational residence requirements; changing the period for filing claims; changing the schedule of allowances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 367–Senator Bryan. Approved May 20, 1977

1610

597

AN ACT authorizing expenditures by various officers, departments, boards, agencies, commissions and institutions of the state government for the fiscal years commencing July 1, 1977, and ending June 30, 1978, and beginning July 1, 1978, and ending June 30, 1979; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 516–Committee on Finance. Approved May 20, 1977

1618

598

AN ACT relating to crimes and punishment; defining the offenses of sexual assault and statutory sexual seduction; removing various sex-related crimes from NRS; providing for the exclusion of certain evidence; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 412–Senators Bryan and Close. Approved May 20, 1977

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599

AN ACT relating to mortgage companies; providing that a person holds himself out as being able to perform a mortgage company function only if he advertises in the media; modifying requirements for submission of financial statements; revising certain filing fees; exempting certain businesses from regulation as mortgage companies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 313–Senator Raggio. Approved May 20, 1977

1635

600

AN ACT relating to the state dairy commission; altering the composition and duties of the commission; changing the duties of the executive director; making it discretionary for the commission to establish minimum prices for certain milk products; requiring the commission to adopt certain regulations; changing the penalty provision; requiring notice of public hearing to be sent to the consumer affairs division of the department of commerce; increasing certain assessments; appropriating to the state general fund moneys received for certain penalties; repealing, effective July 1, 1981, all provisions relating to the state dairy commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 152–Assemblyman Jacobsen. Approved May 20, 1977

1637

601

AN ACT relating to substances; providing for the licensing and inspection of manufacturers under certain conditions; imposing certain assessments; providing that prescriptions for these substances by trade name may be filled by the generic equivalents; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 121–Assemblymen Demers, Schofield, Vergiels, Hayes, Gomes and Harmon. Approved May 20, 1977

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