Statutes of the State of Nevada - Seventy-First Session, 2001

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 1—Senators Raggio and Titus. Approved February 8, 2001

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AN ACT relating to health care; revising the definitions of “practice of practical nursing” and “practice of professional nursing” to specify that a nurse may accept direction from a physician’s assistant; authorizing a registered nurse to possess and administer certain drugs and medicines at the direction of a physician’s assistant; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 78—Assemblymen Dini, Anderson, Price, Bache, Buckley, Chowning, Gibbons, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Humke, Koivisto, Marvel and Perkins. Approved March 9, 2001

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AN ACT relating to real estate; clarifying that an appraiser who completes a statement of visual condition that is required for a federally insured home loan is acting within the scope of his practice as an appraiser and is not subject to the provisions governing inspectors of structures; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 153—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved March 22, 2001

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AN ACT relating to chiropractic; revising provisions governing the issuance of a license to practice chiropractic and a temporary license to practice chiropractic; increasing the number of chiropractic assistants that a chiropractor may supervise; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 32—Assemblywoman Gibbons. Approved March 22, 2001

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AN ACT relating to property taxes; authorizing the payment of taxes assessed upon personal property in installments under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 64—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved March 27, 2001

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AN ACT relating to judges; amending the charter of the City of Las Vegas to extend the terms of municipal judges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 22—Assemblyman Lee. Approved March 27, 2001

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AN ACT relating to crimes; clarifying that a person convicted of a battery that constitutes domestic violence within 7 years before or after the principal offense has committed a prior offense for the purposes of determining a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 107—Committee on Judiciary. Approved March 27, 2001

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AN ACT relating to children; authorizing a director of juvenile services to create and administer a fund to finance a program of restitution through work; limiting the amount that may be deducted from the wages of a child in a program of restitution through work; authorizing a director of juvenile services to create and administer a fund to finance a program of cognitive training and human development; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 7—Senator Wiener. Approved April 2, 2001

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AN ACT relating to real property; requiring the seller of a home or improved lot that is adjacent to open range to disclose to the purchaser information regarding grazing on open range; providing that compliance with the requirement of disclosure constitutes an affirmative defense in certain actions brought against the seller; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 16—Senator Rhoads. Approved April 2, 2001

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AN ACT relating to statutes; ratifying technical corrections made to sections of NRS and to multiple amendments of sections of NRS; correcting the effective date of, correcting certain provisions in and repealing certain provisions in Statutes of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 29—Committee on Judiciary. Approved April 2, 2001

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AN ACT relating to children; revising the provision requiring the filing of an annual report regarding children placed under informal supervision; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 37—Senator Wiener. Approved April 2, 2001

286

 

 

 

12

AN ACT relating to conservation districts; revising the period for filling a vacancy in the office of supervisor of a district; revising the powers of a district and the supervisors thereof; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 84—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining. Approved April 2, 2001

288

 

 

 

13

AN ACT relating to taxes on motor vehicles; changing the designation of privilege taxes to governmental services taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 59—Senator Coffin. Approved April 9, 2001

289

 

 

 

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AN ACT making appropriations for the purchase and light renovation by the Legislative Counsel Bureau of the Capitol Apartments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 199—Committee on Finance.  Approved April 10, 2001

339

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to banks; repealing the provisions establishing criminal penalties for certain acts in derogation of a bank; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 53—Senator Care. Approved April 10, 2001

339

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to utilities; revising and repealing various provisions governing the regulation of public utilities; preventing certain electric utilities from disposing of certain generation assets for a certain period; placing restrictions on the disposal of such assets after that period; requiring certain electric utilities to use deferred accounting under certain circumstances; repealing provisions pertaining to the competitive provision of retail electric service; requiring the public utilities commission of Nevada to take certain actions to carry out the provisions of this act; establishing certain requirements and making various changes relating to the rates charged by certain electric utilities; requiring certain entities to obtain approval from the commission before carrying out certain transactions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 369—Select Committee on Energy. Approved April 18, 2001

340

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to vital statistics; revising provisions governing the issuance of supplementary certificates of birth by the state registrar of vital statistics; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 12—Assemblyman Hettrick. Approved April 23, 2001

360

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to trade practices; requiring the attorney general to provide opinions for the consumer affairs division of the department of business and industry concerning certain questions relating to solicitation by telephone; requiring the commissioner of consumer affairs to make certain determinations concerning such solicitation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 151—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved April 23, 2001

361

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to fire protection; authorizing the accounts, bills and demands against certain county fire protection districts to be paid by the treasurer of the district if approved by the board of county commissioners and the board of directors of the district; revising the provisions governing the issuance of bonds by those districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 252—Assemblyman Brower. Joint Sponsor: Senator Jacobsen. Approved April 23, 2001

361

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; establishing a deemed wage for certain trainees for the purpose of industrial insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 150—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved April 23, 2001

363

 

 

 

21

AN ACT relating to county hospitals; increasing the compensation of members of certain boards of hospital trustees for rural county hospitals; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 14—Assemblyman Hettrick. Approved April 23, 2001

364

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to educational personnel; authorizing the commission on professional standards in education to adopt regulations that provide an exemption from the examinations required for initial licensure for certain teachers and other educational personnel with previous experience; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 223—Committee on Education.  Approved April 27, 2001

365

 

 

 

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AN ACT making an appropriation to restore and increase the balance in the stale claims account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 587—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved April 27, 2001

366

 

 

 

24

AN ACT relating to attorneys; authorizing city attorneys to defend a person in a criminal proceeding under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 41—Assemblyman Dini. Joint Sponsor: Senator Amodei. Approved April 27, 2001

366

 

 

 

25

AN ACT relating to public lands; revising provisions relating to the authority of the state land registrar to make grants and enter into certain agreements to carry out certain programs in the Lake Tahoe Basin; authorizing local governments to enter into certain agreements for the use of grant money received from such programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 176—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining. Approved May 2, 2001

367

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to libraries; authorizing the board of county commissioners and governing body of city that initially formed consolidated library district to adopt resolutions which support or oppose in whole or in part a proposal for the issuance of general obligation bonds for the consolidated library district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 293—Assemblymen Williams, Arberry, Bache, Berman, Cegavske, Chowning, Gibbons, Giunchigliani, Gustavson, Hettrick, Humke, Lee, Manendo, Nolan, Oceguera, Parnell, Price, Smith and Von Tobel. Approved May 2, 2001

370

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to libraries; establishing a procedure for the alteration of the boundaries of certain library districts; ratifying certain previously made alterations of the boundaries of certain library districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 441—Assemblyman Perkins. Approved May 2, 2001

371

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to physicians; providing for the issuance of a special volunteer medical license to a retired physician to treat indigent persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 271—Senators Carlton, Rawson, Care, Neal, O’Connell, Amodei, Coffin, McGinness, Schneider and Shaffer. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Giunchigliani, Parks, Anderson, Dini, Goldwater, Hettrick, Neighbors and Von Tobel. Approved May 2, 2001

373

 

 

 

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety for the funding of shortfalls resulting from the 1998 reclassification of personnel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 236—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 8, 2001

375

 

 

 

30

AN ACT relating to administrative assessments; revising provisions governing the eligibility of certain agencies to receive a distribution of proceeds from administrative assessments to include the advisory council for prosecuting attorneys; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 548—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 8, 2001

375

 

 

 

31

AN ACT relating to the department of prisons; eliminating the provisions pertaining to contracts concerning the sale or donation of blood or blood plasma by offenders; providing for the transfer of money between certain accounts within the prisoners’ personal property fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 580—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 8, 2001

378

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to the motor vehicle revolving account; requiring the state board of examiners to determine the amount of money to be deposited in the account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 190—Committee on Transportation. Approved May 8, 2001

380

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to crimes; providing an enhanced penalty for the assault or battery of an employee of the state or a political subdivision of the state whose official duties require home visits; providing enhanced penalties for the assault or battery of certain persons by a probationer, prisoner or parolee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 31—Senator Carlton. Approved May 8, 2001

380

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to gaming; authorizing the gaming control board to order the removal of a gaming device from an establishment under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 100—Senator Neal. Approved May 8, 2001

383

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to public welfare; repealing certain provisions relating to assistance to homeless persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 110—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 8, 2001

384

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to victims of crime; removing certain limitations on the amount of compensation that may be provided for the loss of earnings and support and for the funeral expenses of certain victims of crime; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 282—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 8, 2001

384

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to local governments; restricting the amount a local government may place in an enterprise fund for building permit fees; authorizing a local government to maintain an amount of working capital in such an enterprise fund for certain purposes; requiring a local government to reduce the building permit fees it charges if an excess amount exists in such an enterprise fund at certain times; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 60—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 8, 2001

385

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to fuel taxes; requiring the allocation and remittance of money collected from certain taxes to be made directly to incorporated cities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 124—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 8, 2001

387

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to state emblems; designating the soil known as Orovada series soil as the official soil of this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 152—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 8, 2001

392

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to public securities; contingently authorizing the purchase of municipal and revenue securities by the state for the improvement, acquisition and construction of facilities for certain public schools; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 164—Senator O’Connell. Approved May 8, 2001

392

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to the City of Sparks; prospectively changing the time for the election of the officers of the City of Sparks; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 312—Senator Washington. Approved May 8, 2001

394

 

 

 

42

AN ACT relating to the Tricounty Railway Commission; expanding the commission to include additional counties; changing the name of the commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 334—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 8, 2001

400

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to state emblems; designating a state tartan; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 347—Senators Titus, James and O’Donnell. Approved May 8, 2001

403

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to cities; providing for the disincorporation of the City of Gabbs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 472—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 8, 2001

404

 

 

 

45

AN ACT relating to marks; providing remedies to the owner of a mark for the dilution of the mark; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 45—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 10, 2001

405

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to trade secrets; providing that a trade secret which is misappropriated and posted on the Internet remains a trade secret under certain circumstances; authorizing a court to issue an order or injunction requiring the immediate removal of a misappropriated trade secret from the Internet; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 50—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 10, 2001

406

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to advanced practitioners of nursing; authorizing an advanced practitioner of nursing to prescribe controlled substances under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 52—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 10, 2001

407

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to professions; expanding the subject matter of the examinations given by the state board of funeral directors, embalmers and operators of cemeteries and crematories to applicants for certain licenses; clarifying that an applicant for a license as an embalmer is exempt from taking certain portions of the examination given by the board under certain circumstances; exempting an applicant for a license as a funeral director from taking certain portions of the examination given by the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 281—Senator Shaffer. Approved May 10, 2001

413

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to public health; abolishing the bureau of alcohol and drug abuse of the department of human resources; transferring the powers and duties of the bureau to the health division of the department of human resources; requiring the state board of health to adopt regulations governing halfway houses for alcohol and drug abusers, facilities, programs and personnel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 300—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 10, 2001

415

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to local governments; revising the time for payment of interest on assessment bonds issued by local governments for local improvements; removing certain obsolete references; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 470—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 14, 2001

444

 

 

 

51

AN ACT relating to the charter of the City of Elko; renaming the board of supervisors as the city council; revising the duties of the city council; clarifying the regulatory authority of the city council; revising the requirements relating to notice for special and emergency meetings; renaming the vice president chosen by the city council as the mayor pro tempore; repealing certain provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 11—Assemblyman Carpenter. Approved May 14, 2001

447

 

 

 

52

AN ACT relating to hospitals; authorizing the appointment of a physician to serve on the board of trustees of a public hospital or a county hospital district under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 13—Assemblywoman Parnell. Approved May 14, 2001

467

 

 

 

53

AN ACT relating to the application of pesticides; revising the amount of insurance coverage required for a license to apply pesticides; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 30—Assemblyman de Braga. Approved May 14, 2001

469

 

 

 

54

AN ACT relating to common-interest communities; authorizing the notice of meetings of units’ owners and executive boards of associations of common-interest communities to be sent by electronic mail upon request; and providing other matters properly relating thereto Assembly Bill No. 38—Assemblyman Gustavson. Approved May 14, 2001

470

 

 

 

55

AN ACT relating to county jails; eliminating the requirement that a county jail be located at the county seat; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 55—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 14, 2001

473

 

 

 

56

AN ACT relating to garnishment; requiring a garnishee to submit his answers to garnishee interrogatories to the sheriff; limiting the amount of a judgment by default that may be rendered against certain garnishees who fail to answer such interrogatories; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 62—Assemblyman Anderson. Approved May 14, 2001

474

 

 

 

57

AN ACT relating to county government; requiring a board of county commissioners to fix the terms of office of the chairman and vice chairman of the board of county commissioners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 98—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 14, 2001

477

 

 

 

58

AN ACT relating to county government; authorizing a board of county commissioners to provide by ordinance for payment of the travel expenses of members of an advisory board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 100—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 14, 2001

477

 

 

 

59

AN ACT relating to county recorders; making various changes concerning the information needed to record a document that includes a legal description of real property that is provided in metes and bounds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 126—Assemblymen Anderson, Bache, Gibbons, Beers, Berman, Buckley, Claborn, Collins, de Braga, Dini, Giunchigliani, Koivisto, Lee, Leslie, Manendo, McClain, Neighbors, Nolan, Smith and Von Tobel. Approved May 14, 2001

478

 

 

 

60

AN ACT relating to insurance; revising the calculation of the assessment that is imposed by the commissioner of insurance upon insurers to pay for the program to investigate certain violations and fraudulent acts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 134—Assemblymen Dini and Perkins. Approved May 14, 2001

479

 

 

 

61

AN ACT relating to the judicial department; revising provisions to allow stays of court proceedings if a legislator was hired as an attorney before the start of a legislative session regardless of whether the legislator was hired before the action was commenced; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 148—Assemblyman Brower. Approved May 14, 2001

481

 

 

 

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AN ACT relating to apprenticeships; requiring the state apprenticeship council to deny an application for approval or to suspend, terminate, cancel, place conditions upon or place on probation an approved program of apprenticeship based upon certain violations specified by regulations adopted by the council; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 149—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 14, 2001

481

 

 

 

63

AN ACT relating to trade practices; authorizing a court to award reasonable attorney’s fees and costs in certain actions relating to deceptive trade practices; providing that certain monopolies and other trade practices are unlawful if they monopolize trade or commerce in this state; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 152—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 14, 2001

482

 

 

 

64

AN ACT relating to local government; revising the membership of the county fair and recreation board in certain less populous counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 181—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 14, 2001

484

 

 

 

65

AN ACT relating to manufactured housing; requiring a responsible managing employee or salesman to complete certain requirements for continuing education as a condition for the renewal of his license; limiting the claims for which payments must be made from the account for education and recovery relating to manufactured housing; requiring certain signatures that are written upon a certificate of ownership of a manufactured home, mobile home or commercial coach to be notarized; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 203—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 14, 2001

486

 

 

 

66

AN ACT relating to trade practices; providing that the knowing falsification of an application for credit relating to a retail installment transaction is a deceptive trade practice; requiring the award of court costs and attorney’s fees to certain victims of consumer fraud; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 204—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 14, 2001

489

 

 

 

67

AN ACT relating to osteopathic medicine; revising the provisions governing the requirements for licensure as an osteopathic physician; revising the provisions governing the filing of a complaint against a practitioner of osteopathic medicine with the state board of osteopathic medicine; requiring a member of the board to review and investigate such a complaint; revising the fees that may be charged and collected by the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 290—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 14, 2001

491

 

 

 

68

AN ACT relating to woolen products; repealing provisions that require a manufacturer or seller of products containing or purporting to contain wool to label those products; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 301—Assemblyman Lee. Approved May 14, 2001

496

 

 

 

69

AN ACT relating to landscape architecture; designating the board of landscape architecture as the state board of landscape architecture; requiring the board to maintain a record of each certificate of registration issued or renewed by the board; revising the requirements for the issuance or renewal of a certificate of registration; providing for the issuance of a certificate to practice as a landscape architect intern; providing immunity from a civil action for a person who furnishes information to the board under certain circumstances; authorizing the board to adopt regulations requiring each holder of a certificate of registration to complete a course of continuing education as a condition for the renewal of his certificate of registration; revising the qualifications of the members of the board; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 310—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 14, 2001

497

 

 

 

70

AN ACT relating to the Elko Convention and Visitors Authority; repealing the requirement that the board of governors of the authority reimburse the county clerk of Elko County for all costs of a general authority election; redefining the boundaries of the authority; repealing the procedure for adding land to or excluding land from those boundaries; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 406—Assemblymen Carpenter and Marvel. Joint Sponsor: Senator Rhoads. Approved May 14, 2001

515

 

 

 

71

AN ACT relating to collection agencies; requiring the commissioner of financial institutions to conduct investigations, issue orders to cease and desist, impose administrative fines and bring suit against unlicensed persons who engage in activities relating to the collection of debts for which a license is required; increasing the penalty for certain violations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 335—Assemblyman Hettrick. Approved May 14, 2001

519

 

 

 

72

AN ACT relating to the charter of Carson City; establishing a residency requirement for members of advisory boards; prohibiting certain officers from serving on certain boards after their terms of office expire; revising the requirements for the office of purchasing and contracts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 570—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 14, 2001

520

 

 

 

73

AN ACT relating to real estate; clarifying the authority of the real estate commission, real estate administrator and real estate division of the department of business and industry to impose a fine or penalty or to initiate or continue an investigation, action or disciplinary proceeding against a person whose license or permit is surrendered, suspended or expired and against certain other persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 621—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 14, 2001

521

 

 

 

74

AN ACT relating to the business tax; authorizing the annual payment of the tax under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 656—Committee on Taxation. Approved May 14, 2001

533

 

 

 

75

AN ACT relating to transportation; repealing a duplicative provision that prohibits an unlicensed driver from operating a vehicle for transporting children; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 17—Senator Wiener. Approved May 14, 2001

534

 

 

 

76

AN ACT relating to passenger cars; increasing the fee a short-term lessor of a passenger car may charge for a waiver of damages; authorizing a short-term lessor of a passenger car to charge a short-term lessee an additional fee for certain additional authorized drivers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 118—Senator Shaffer. Approved May 14, 2001

535

 

 

 

77

AN ACT relating to taxation; authorizing the boards of county commissioners of at least two counties to levy an ad valorem tax to pay the costs of operating a regional facility; exempting ad valorem taxes levied to pay the operating costs of certain regional facilities from the limitation upon revenue from ad valorem taxes; requiring an administrative entity created to operate a regional facility that receives revenue from ad valorem taxes levied to pay the costs of operating the regional facility to establish a fund for such revenue; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 203—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 14, 2001

536

 

 

 

78

AN ACT relating to schools; requiring that nursing services in all school districts must be provided under the direction and supervision of a chief nurse; prescribing the qualifications of a chief nurse; revision provisions relating to nursing services provided to certain pupils; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 1—Assemblywoman Parnell. Approved May 17, 2001

540

 

 

 

79

AN ACT relating to civil actions; enacting provisions regarding the payment of fees to arbitrators; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 15—Senator Schneider. Approved May 17, 2001

542

 

 

 

80

AN ACT relating to proceedings; allowing a witness to testify at a preliminary examination or before the grand jury through the use of audiovisual technology under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 32—Senator Care. Approved May 17, 2001

543

 

 

 

81

AN ACT relating to residential facilities for groups; clarifying the provisions regarding regulation of such facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 74—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 17, 2001

546

 

 

 

82

AN ACT relating to postsecondary education; authorizing the commission on postsecondary education to establish the amount of the bond required for certain postsecondary educational institutions; expanding the conditions under which a bond is required; revising other provisions governing the bonding requirements of postsecondary educational institutions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 114—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 17, 2001

546

 

 

 

83

AN ACT relating to cities; authorizing a change in the boundaries of certain cities to become effective in certain circumstances within a specified period before certain elections; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 155—Senator Washington. Approved May 17, 2001

548

 

 

 

84

AN ACT relating to water controls; requiring an applicant for a permit to operate certain privately owned public water systems to provide documentation that the applicant possesses water rights that are sufficient to operate the system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 161—Committee on Natural Resources. Approved May 17, 2001

549

 

 

 

85

AN ACT relating to water; extending to all counties the recognition of the importance of domestic wells as appurtenances to private homes and the creation of a protectible interest in such wells; extending to all counties the requirement for a copy of the notice of application for certain proposed wells to be mailed to certain owners of real property containing domestic wells; requiring the state engineer to reject certain applications to apply water to a beneficial use if the proposed use or change conflicts with protectible interests in existing domestic wells; revising certain provisions governing permits for wells and temporary permits to appropriate ground water; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 159—Committee on Natural Resources. Approved May 17, 2001

551

 

 

 

86

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Museums, Library and Arts for unanticipated additional utility costs, personnel costs and purchasing assessments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 248—Committee on Finance. Approved May 17, 2001

556

 

 

 

87

AN ACT relating to the City of Reno; amending the city charter by increasing the term of office of municipal judges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 304—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 17, 2001

557

 

 

 

88

AN ACT relating to railroads; authorizing the California-Nevada Super Speed Ground Transportation Commission to issue bonds, notes, obligations or evidences of borrowing to finance the construction of a super speed ground transportation system; making various changes to the definition of a super speed ground transportation system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 323—Senator Titus. Approved May 17, 2001

558

 

 

 

89

AN ACT relating to counties; increasing the membership of the county fair and recreation board in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 350—Senator Jacobsen. Approved May 17, 2001

561

 

 

 

90

AN ACT relating to labor; expanding the authority of the labor commissioner to adopt regulations; reducing the period within which certain unclaimed money collected by the labor commissioner is presumed abandoned; authorizing a person designated by the labor commissioner to conduct certain hearings and issue certain decisions concerning the labor laws of this state; requiring the attorney general to prosecute certain criminal violations that are reported to him by the labor commissioner; authorizing the labor commissioner to prescribe by regulation the minimum wage paid to employees in private employment in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 373—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 17, 2001

562

 

 

 

91

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; revising provisions concerning the duty to erect and maintain signs to designate parking spaces for use by handicapped persons;  providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 374—Senator Jacobsen. Approved May 17, 2001

566

 

 

 

92

AN ACT relating to commission on ethics; repealing the prospective expiration by limitation of the provisions relating to the appointment of a commission counsel by the commission on ethics; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 501—Committee on Finance. Approved May 17, 2001

568

 

 

 

93

AN ACT relating to accountants; requiring the Nevada state board of accountancy to charge a fee for administering an examination in this state to a person who is a candidate for a certificate as a certified public accountant in another state or jurisdiction of the United States; requiring certain persons who wish to engage in the practice of public accounting under a fictitious name to register the fictitious name with the board; requiring the board to adopt regulations prescribing the procedure and fee for registering a fictitious name with the board; authorizing the board to take certain actions against persons who make false or fraudulent statements on certain applications submitted to the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 512—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 17, 2001

568

 

 

 

94

AN ACT relating to public works; revising the provisions governing the substitution of a subcontractor who is named in a bid for a public work or improvement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 155—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 17, 2001

573

 

 

 

95

AN ACT relating to correctional officers; providing that any person employed by the department of prisons who has certain responsibilities must be a correctional officer who has the powers of a peace officer; clarifying that correctional officers employed by the department are exempt from certain provisions pertaining to weapons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 233—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 17, 2001

574

 

 

 

96

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the limited issuance of special license plates to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the City of Las Vegas; imposing a fee for the issuance or renewal of such license plates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 414—Senators Coffin, O’Donnell, Amodei, Shaffer, Wiener, Carlton, Porter, Rawson and Schneider. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Tiffany, Cegavske, Gustavson, Hettrick, Manendo and McClain.  Approved May 17, 2001

577

 

 

 

97

AN ACT relating to cancer; creating the task force on prostate cancer; prescribing its powers and duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 318—Senators Raggio, Rawson, O’Donnell, Neal, Washington, Jacobsen, Care, Coffin, James, Mathews, McGinness, Porter, Rhoads, Shaffer, Titus, Wiener, Carlton, Schneider and Townsend. Approved May 17, 2001

580

 

 

 

98

AN ACT relating to the secretary of state; increasing the maximum fee the secretary of state may charge for providing certain special services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 46—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 22, 2001

582

 

 

 

99

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the issuance of special license plates for the support of the reconstruction, maintenance, improvement and promotion of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad; providing for the issuance of souvenir license plates that indicate support for the reconstruction, maintenance, improvement and promotion of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad; imposing a fee for the issuance or renewal of special license plates to finance the reconstruction, maintenance, improvement and promotion of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 77—Senator Amodei. Joint Sponsor: Assemblyman Dini. Approved May 22, 2001

583

 

 

 

100

AN ACT relating to school property; providing a procedure for the sale of a house or other structure built by pupils enrolled in a program of instruction offered by a public school; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 28—Assemblyman de Braga. Approved May 22, 2001

587

 

 

 

101

AN ACT relating to counties; authorizing counties to transfer or sell real property obtained from the Federal Government to certain persons without offering the property to the public under certain circumstances; establishing a price for the sale of such property under certain circumstances; requiring a county to collect certain amounts from a person before selling or transferring the property to that person; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 56—Assemblyman Neighbors. Approved May 22, 2001

591

 

 

 

102

AN ACT relating to the charter of the City of Las Vegas; providing that the office of an additional councilman created as the result of an increase in the number of wards must be filled initially by election; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 59—Assemblyman Collins. Approved May 22, 2001

595

 

 

 

103

AN ACT relating to property; prohibiting a governing body from taking certain actions that preclude amateur service communications; providing certain requirements relating to the regulation of the placement, screening or height of a station antenna structure; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 61—Assemblyman Beers. Approved May 22, 2001

596

 

 

 

104

AN ACT relating to the financial administration of local governments; authorizing additional types of investments by certain local governments; revising the authority of county treasurers to deposit county money in time accounts; revising the requirements for annual accountings by tax receivers to county auditors; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 96—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 22, 2001

597

 

 

 

105

AN ACT relating to local governments; revising the dates on which certain special elections may be held; clarifying the period in which a copy, explanation of and arguments for and against certain ballot questions must be submitted to the county or city clerk before an election; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 99—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 22, 2001

602

 

 

 

106

AN ACT relating to cities; requiring the inclusion of certain portions of county roads, state highways and railroads in territory annexed by cities in larger counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 101—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 22, 2001

605

 

 

 

107

AN ACT relating to educational personnel; requiring the boards of trustees of school districts to offer certain contracts of employment to probationary administrators and principals who are not reemployed in those capacities as postprobationary employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 130—Assemblymen Cegavske, Anderson, Berman, Brown, Claborn, Goldwater, Hettrick, Humke, Smith and Von Tobel. Joint Sponsor: Senator Shaffer. Approved May 22, 2001

606

 

 

 

108

AN ACT relating to insurance; providing that certain owners of corporations and companies may elect to reject coverage for themselves for industrial insurance and occupational diseases under certain circumstances; clarifying that a sole proprietor is not required to obtain industrial insurance or coverage for occupational diseases before performing work under a contract with the state or a political subdivision of the state or a metropolitan police department under certain circumstances; clarifying that the state or a political subdivision of the state or a metropolitan police department is not an employer of and is not liable to a sole proprietor or his employees under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 160—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 22, 2001

608

 

 

 

109

AN ACT relating to firearms; allowing a person who is not a resident of this state to obtain a permit to carry a concealed firearm in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 20—Senator Washington. Approved May 22, 2001

612

 

 

 

110

AN ACT relating to state printing; clarifying the employment classification of the employees of the state printing division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 75—Senator Amodei. Approved May 22, 2001

615

 

 

 

111

AN ACT relating to weapons; removing the limitation on the number of firearms for which a permit to carry concealed firearms may be issued; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 172—Senator Rawson. Approved May 22, 2001

618

 

 

 

112

AN ACT relating to telephone services; repealing the prospective expiration of certain provisions concerning surcharges on telephone services in certain counties for the enhancement of telephone systems for reporting emergencies in those counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 225—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 22, 2001

621

 

 

 

113

AN ACT relating to nursing; prohibiting the state board of nursing or an employer of a nurse from requiring the inclusion of the surname of the nurse on the badge or other form of identification worn by the nurse while on duty; requiring the employers of licensees and nursing assistants to prepare and maintain records of the work assignments of those licensees and nursing assistants for a certain period; revising the provisions governing the filing of complaints with the state board of nursing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 394—Senator Raggio. Approved May 22, 2001

623

 

 

 

114

AN ACT making an appropriation to restore and increase the balance in the reserve for statutory contingency account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 517—Committee on Finance. Approved May 22, 2001

624

 

 

 

115

AN ACT relating to cities; changing the classification thereof; altering the powers and size of certain city councils; changing the method by which a mayor pro tem is appointed; changing certain references to city councils; modifying the rules regarding city council meetings; revising the terms and compensation of appointed city council members; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 555—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 22, 2001

624

 

 

 

116

AN ACT relating to public water systems; revising the provisions governing the imposition of civil penalties and administrative fines to enforce certain provisions governing public water systems; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 200—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining. Approved May 22, 2001

635

 

 

 

117

AN ACT relating to highways; providing an exception to the requirements relating to the retention of a portion of the contract price or the furnishing of a bond with respect to certain contracts awarded to railroad companies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 86—Committee on Transportation. Approved May 22, 2001

636

 

 

 

118

AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative fund for the reproduction of older volumes of Nevada Reports and Statutes of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 183—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 22, 2001

640

 

 

 

119

AN ACT relating to elections; revising the period within which county and municipal initiative and referendum petitions must be filed; providing for the appointment of two committees to prepare arguments for and against county and municipal ballot questions in certain counties and cities; revising the provisions relating to the appointment and duties of such committees; authorizing the county clerk and city clerk to consult with certain persons before determining whether to reject certain statements in arguments and rebuttals prepared by such committees; providing that signatures must be removed from certain petitions, upon request, only if the removal of such signatures could affect the sufficiency of the petitions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 299—Assemblyman Mortenson. Approved May 22, 2001

641

 

 

 

120

AN ACT relating to notaries public; prescribing a certificate sufficient for administering an oath or affirmation of office; authorizing the secretary of state to provide and charge a reasonable fee for courses of study for the voluntary training of notaries public; establishing the notary public training fund; prescribing the date of the commencement of an appointment as a notary public; prohibiting a notary public from committing certain acts; requiring a notary public to enter in his journal the type of certificate used to evidence a notarial act; authorizing the secretary of state to refuse to issue an apostille in certain circumstances; repealing the provisions relating to commissioners of deeds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 266—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 22, 2001

651

 

 

 

121

AN ACT relating to deceptive trade practices; expanding the definition of “deceptive trade practice” to include a person who engages in certain acts during a solicitation by telephone or sales presentation; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 337—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 22, 2001

659

 

 

 

122

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the provisions governing the reporting requirements, payment schedules and collection procedures for the tax on the net proceeds of minerals; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 361—Assemblyman Marvel. Approved May 22, 2001

661

 

 

 

123

AN ACT relating to crimes; revising the crime of aggravated stalking; revising provisions concerning where crimes of harassment, stalking and aggravated stalking are deemed to have been committed; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 400—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 22, 2001

664

 

 

 

124

AN ACT relating to state purchasing; revising the requirements for a request for proposals for a contract for state purchasing; revising the manner in which such a contract is awarded; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 427—Assemblyman Hettrick. Approved May 22, 2001

666

 

 

 

125

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; authorizing the department of motor vehicles and public safety to reinstate the registration of a motor vehicle that was suspended for lack of insurance under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 476—Assemblyman Dini (by request). Approved May 22, 2001

668

 

 

 

126

AN ACT relating to candidates for office; allowing an elector to challenge the legal qualifications of certain candidates for office; providing that a candidate for office is deemed to have designated the filing officer for his office as his agent for service of process for such challenges; revising the form for declaration or acceptance of candidacy; providing that a candidate who files certain false documents is removed from the ballot and disqualified from his office; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 487—Assemblymen Chowning, de Braga, Ohrenschall, Anderson, Beers, Berman, Brown, Carpenter, Cegavske, Claborn, Dini, Freeman, Gibbons, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Gustavson, Hettrick, Humke, Koivisto, Leslie, Manendo, Marvel, McClain, Mortenson, Nolan, Parks, Parnell, Perkins, Price, Smith and Tiffany. Approved May 22, 2001

671

 

 

 

127

AN ACT relating to anatomical gifts; requiring the bureau of consumer protection in the office of the attorney general to establish certain programs relating to anatomical gifts; creating the anatomical gift account; requiring the department of motor vehicles and public safety to provide certain information to a holder of a driver’s license or an identification card issued by the department who wishes to make an anatomical gift; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 497—Assemblymen Gibbons, Leslie, Giunchigliani, Buckley, McClain, Anderson, Brown, Cegavske, de Braga, Freeman, Hettrick, Humke, Smith and Tiffany. Joint Sponsors: Senators Rawson and O’Donnell. Approved May 22, 2001

680

 

 

 

128

AN ACT relating to civil practice; reducing the court filing fees for a petition to adopt a child with special needs; requiring a court to waive court costs when a petition is filed for the adoption of a child with special needs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 535—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 22, 2001

684

 

 

 

129

AN ACT relating to metropolitan police departments; authorizing a sheriff to adopt certain policies, procedures, rules and regulations for the administration of a metropolitan police department; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 538—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 22, 2001

688

 

 

 

130

AN ACT relating to state purchasing; requiring the state board of examiners to establish, by regulation, the original cost of certain personal property of the state; creating the surplus property administration account in the state purchasing fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 542—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 22, 2001

689

 

 

 

131

AN ACT relating to water systems; increasing the amount of general obligation bonds that the state board of finance may issue to provide grants to publicly owned water systems for capital improvements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 549—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 22, 2001

692

 

 

 

132

AN ACT relating to victims of crime; authorizing a victim of a sexual assault to obtain a fictitious address from the secretary of state; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 586—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 22, 2001

692

 

 

 

133

AN ACT relating to agriculture; expanding the purposes for which the state quarantine officer may proclaim a quarantine of agricultural commodities; expanding the circumstances under which the state department of agriculture may require certain owners or occupants to control, treat or eradicate certain diseases, insects, plants, weeds or other pests; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 631—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining. Approved May 22, 2001

696

 

 

 

134

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; revising the provisions authorizing certain inspection stations and authorized inspection stations to renew certificates of registration; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 646—Committee on Transportation. Approved May 22, 2001

700

 

 

 

135

AN ACT relating to cities; clarifying the authority of the first elected city council and mayor to enact and sign ordinances, respectively, to fix their own salaries and those of other officers before the incorporation of the city becomes effective; providing for the continued existence of the North Lyon County Fire Protection District following the incorporation of the City of Fernley; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 663—Assemblyman Dini. Joint Sponsor: Senator Amodei. Approved May 22, 2001

701

 

 

 

136

AN ACT relating to evidence; providing that the statement of a child regarding physical abuse is admissible in a criminal proceeding under certain circumstances; identifying certain factors to be considered by the court in determining the trustworthiness of certain statements made by a child; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 179—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 22, 2001

702

 

 

 

137

AN ACT relating to crimes; revising the provisions governing sexual conduct between pupils and persons who are in positions of authority at schools; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 183—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 22, 2001

703

 

 

 

138

AN ACT relating to visually impaired persons; requiring that toilet facilities in public buildings, certain leased areas and places of public accommodation be identified with signs which must be placed in certain locations, contain certain information and conform to certain standards; requiring the attorney general to enforce such requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 324—Senators Titus, Wiener, Care, Schneider, Neal, Coffin and Carlton. Approved May 22, 2001

704

 

 

 

139

AN ACT relating to the department of motor vehicles and public safety; expanding the methods of payment for which a service charge is assessed by the department if payment for certain fees is dishonored; increasing that service charge; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 503—Committee on Finance. Approved May 22, 2001

708

 

 

 

140

AN ACT relating to commercial transactions; revising the provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code governing secured transactions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 474—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 22, 2001

708

 

 

 

141

AN ACT relating to taxes on retail sales; providing for the submission to the voters of the question whether the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 should be amended to provide an exemption from the tax for engines, chassis and certain parts and components of professional racing vehicles and for motor vehicles used by professional racing teams or sanctioning bodies to transport certain items; providing the same exemption from the Local School Support Tax Law and certain analogous taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 657—Committee on Taxation. Approved May 24, 2001

737

 

 

 

142

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; making optional the use of a siren by an emergency vehicle; specifically authorizing an emergency vehicle to operate warning lamps without sounding the siren; providing that a driver of an emergency vehicle who operates the vehicle’s warning lamps without sounding the siren shall be deemed to have adequately warned pedestrians and other drivers of his approach; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 521—Committee on Transportation. Approved May 24, 2001

740

 

 

 

143

AN ACT relating to vehicles; requiring the department of motor vehicles and public safety to adopt regulations governing the driving of certain combinations of vehicles by persons who hold certain noncommercial driver’s licenses; temporarily authorizing the driving of such combinations of vehicles by such persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 6—Assemblyman Hettrick. Approved May 24, 2001

741

 

 

 

144

AN ACT relating to real property; revising the provisions governing the maintenance of certain improvements in subdivisions and planned unit developments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 63—Assemblyman Perkins. Approved May 24, 2001

742

 

 

 

145

AN ACT relating to vehicles; providing for the issuance under certain circumstances of a permit authorizing the operation or movement of certain heavier vehicles used to provide public mass transportation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 83—Committee on Transportation. Approved May 24, 2001

747

 

 

 

146

AN ACT relating to the City of North Las Vegas; authorizing the city council to enter into a contract with one or more attorneys employed by or associated with certain professional corporations, partnerships or limited-liability companies to perform all or a portion of the duties of the city attorney; and providing other matters properly relating thereto Assembly Bill No. 93—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 24, 2001

748

 

 

 

147

AN ACT relating to state personnel; revising the provision regarding the filing of an annual report on the performance of a permanent employee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 95—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 24, 2001

749

 

 

 

148

AN ACT relating to county clerks; making various changes concerning the duties of county clerks with respect to grand juries; making various other changes concerning the duties of county clerks with respect to making certain reports; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 108—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 24, 2001

750

 

 

 

149

AN ACT relating to juries; revising the provisions governing the summoning of jurors by a justice’s court in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 110—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 24, 2001

753

 

 

 

150

AN ACT relating to administrative procedure affecting businesses; authorizing the Nevada tax commission to adopt regulations interpreting the provisions regarding rules adopted by local governments that affect businesses; requiring the Nevada tax commission to advise officers of local governments regarding such provisions; revising the definition of “rule”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 117—Assemblymen Goldwater, Beers, Buckley, Carpenter, Collins, Hettrick, Manendo, Marvel and Parks. Approved May 24, 2001

755

 

 

 

151

AN ACT relating to regional planning; authorizing a governing board for regional planning to enter certain cooperative and interlocal agreements; authorizing a governing board for regional planning and a regional planning commission jointly or separately to appoint subcommittees and advisory committees for certain purposes; removing the restriction on the number of members of the governing board that may serve on certain advisory committees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 163—Assemblymen Freeman, Anderson, Gibbons, Humke, Leslie and Smith. Approved May 24, 2001

756

 

 

 

152

AN ACT relating to medicine; changing the designation of physician’s assistant; revising the scope of authority and duties of the board of medical examiners; providing for the issuance of special purpose licenses; requiring the board of medical examiners to regulate the practice of respiratory care; requiring practitioners of respiratory care to be licensed by the board of medical examiners; revising the qualifications and requirements relating to licensure of physicians and physicians’ assistants; revising the duties and scope of authority of persons licensed by the board of medical examiners; making certain actions subject to disciplinary action by the board of medical examiners; revising provisions governing the imposition of disciplinary action against licensees; establishing and revising certain fees; increasing certain penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 91—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 24, 2001

758

 

 

 

153

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; requiring an employer to ensure that a copy of its policy of industrial insurance is available for inspection by certain state officials; requiring self-insured employers and associations of self-insured public or private employers to ensure that their certificates of qualification are available for inspection by certain state officials; revising the provisions governing notification by employers and private carriers of cancellations, issuances and other actions concerning policies of industrial insurance; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 47—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 28, 2001

800

 

 

 

154

AN ACT relating to crimes; prohibiting possession of components for constructing an explosive or incendiary device with the intent to manufacture such a device; prohibiting possession of any explosive or incendiary device or material, substance or component that may be converted to such a device in certain places; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 105—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 28, 2001

804

 

 

 

155

AN ACT relating to public agencies; providing that an interlocal contract must be approved by the attorney general if an agency of this state is a party to the contract; providing that certain leases of offices for state officers and employees must be approved by the attorney general; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 128—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 28, 2001

808

 

 

 

156

AN ACT relating to business practices; requiring the certificate that a person who conducts business in this state under an assumed or fictitious name is required to file with the county clerk to be notarized; providing for the renewal of such a certificate; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 154—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 28, 2001

810

 

 

 

157

AN ACT relating to emergency medical services; expanding the circumstances under which treatment may be withheld from a patient in a terminal condition who wishes not to be resuscitated in the event of cardiac or respiratory arrest; authorizing the parent or legal guardian of a minor to obtain a do-not-resuscitate identification on behalf of the minor under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 173—Assemblymen Nolan, Chowning, de Braga, Freeman, Dini, Anderson, Angle, Arberry, Bache, Berman, Brower, Brown, Buckley, Carpenter, Cegavske, Claborn, Giunchigliani, Hettrick, Koivisto, Leslie, Manendo, Marvel, Oceguera, Parks, Price, Smith, Tiffany, Von Tobel and Williams. Approved May 28, 2001

814

 

 

 

158

AN ACT relating to airports; increasing the authorized term for the lease of county property for use as an airport, airport facility or airport service; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 210—Committee on Transportation. Approved May 28, 2001

821

 

 

 

159

AN ACT relating to taxation; providing for the submission to the voters of the question whether the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 should be amended to provide an exemption from the tax for farm machinery and equipment; providing such an exemption from certain analogous taxes; clarifying the provisions governing the administration of the existing exemption from the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 and certain analogous taxes for property shipped out of state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 243—Assemblymen Dini, de Braga, Marvel, Carpenter, Neighbors, Goldwater and Hettrick. Approved May 28, 2001

822

 

 

 

160

AN ACT relating to public records; providing that an agreement to settle a tort claim or action against a governmental entity or an officer or employee thereof is not confidential; providing that such an agreement must include the amount of any attorney’s fees and costs to be paid pursuant to the agreement; providing that if the labor commissioner enters into, effects or approves any compromise or settlement concerning an alleged violation of labor laws, the terms and conditions of the compromise or settlement are not confidential; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 277—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 28, 2001

826

 

 

 

161

AN ACT relating to occupational disease; providing for the availability of industrial insurance benefits to employees for exposure to certain contagious diseases; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 279—Assemblymen Leslie, Gibbons, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Parks, Anderson, Buckley, Carpenter, Chowning, Freeman, Humke, Koivisto, Manendo, McClain, Neighbors, Oceguera, Parnell, Price, Smith and Williams. Approved May 28, 2001

827

 

 

 

162

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; requiring an insurer to submit a written report concerning certain claims for compensation to the administrator of the division of industrial relations of the department of business and industry; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 345—Assemblymen Goldwater, Parks, Oceguera, Buckley, Manendo, Gibbons, Giunchigliani and Leslie. Approved May 28, 2001

828

 

 

 

163

AN ACT relating to health care records; allowing a patient to obtain his health care records without charge under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 363—Assemblywomen Giunchigliani and Leslie. Approved May 28, 2001

829

 

 

 

164

AN ACT relating to education; requiring regional subdistricts created in certain school districts to prepare annual reports; prescribing the information required to be reported; requiring the board of trustees of such school districts to prepare a compilation of the reports that includes an evaluation of the equity among the regional subdistricts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 364—Assemblymen Tiffany, Angle, Berman, Brown, Cegavske, Giunchigliani, Koivisto, McClain, Mortenson, Nolan and Price. Approved May 28, 2001

831

 

 

 

165

AN ACT relating to crimes; enacting provisions governing the possession, use, manufacture or distribution of certain items employed to commit theft; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 375—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 28, 2001

833

 

 

 

166

AN ACT relating to pharmacy; requiring the state board of pharmacy to adopt regulations relating to the electronic transmission or transmission by a facsimile machine of certain prescriptions from a practitioner to a pharmacist for the dispensing of a drug; requiring an applicant for registration as an intern pharmacist to be enrolled in a college of pharmacy or department of pharmacy of a university approved by the board; prohibiting the board from issuing a private reprimand to the holder of a certificate, license or permit issued by the board; providing for the issuance of uniform identification cards and devices to process claims for prescription drugs or devices; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 415—Assemblyman Lee. Approved May 28, 2001

834

 

 

 

167

AN ACT relating to taxation; providing guidelines for determining the amount of time a person leases or uses certain property for the purpose of determining the amount of tax to be levied on such lease or use; clarifying the exemption from taxation of certain property used for housing and related facilities by persons with low incomes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 433—Assemblyman Neighbors (by request). Approved May 28, 2001

839

 

 

 

168

AN ACT relating to impact fees; including a fire station project, park project and police station project as capital improvements which a local government may finance by imposing impact fees on new developments; providing a credit against an impact fee for a park project in certain circumstances; revising the definition of “street projects” to include traffic signals; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 458—Assemblyman Parks. Approved May 28, 2001

843

 

 

 

169

AN ACT relating to local governments; authorizing the construction and maintenance of benches and shelters for passengers of public mass transportation on an exclusive basis by the governing body or by franchise within an unincorporated town; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 537—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 28, 2001

845

 

 

 

170

AN ACT relating to counties; authorizing a board of county commissioners to provide by ordinance for the covering or removal of certain graffiti on certain types of property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 571—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 28, 2001

849

 

 

 

171

AN ACT relating to petroleum products; clarifying the standards for regulating petroleum products used in internal combustion engines; revising the definition of “petroleum products”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 629—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining. Approved May 28, 2001

851

 

 

 

172

AN ACT relating to taxes; exempting from the tax on special fuel sales of special fuel for use in operating special mobile equipment; limiting the circumstances under which special fuel must be dyed before it is removed for distribution from a rack; authorizing a person to operate or maintain on certain highways special mobile equipment or farm equipment using dyed special fuel under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 639—Committee on Transportation. Approved May 28, 2001

853

 

 

 

173

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; clarifying the provisions governing the transfer of money to the fund to stabilize the operation of the state government; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 492—Committee on Finance. Approved May 28, 2001

855

 

 

 

174

AN ACT relating to insurance; requiring a provider of coverage for prescription drugs to disclose certain information regarding the use of a formulary; prohibiting such a provider from limiting or excluding coverage for a prescribed drug under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 2—Senator Amodei. Approved May 28, 2001

856

 

 

 

175

AN ACT relating to civil practice; revising the provisions relating to the appointment of temporary guardians; expanding the methods of investing the proceeds of a compromise from a legal dispute for a minor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 34—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 28, 2001

867

 

 

 

176

AN ACT relating to forfeitures; changing the standard of proof in a proceeding for the forfeiture of property; enacting provisions pertaining to the seizure of currency; revising the provisions governing the distribution of proceeds of forfeited property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 36—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 28, 2001

874

 

 

 

177

AN ACT relating to municipal obligations; requiring a municipality to notify certain entities before incurring general obligation debt or levying a special elective tax under certain circumstances; requiring a debt management commission to resolve conflicts between certain municipalities over the use of any remaining allowable increase of property taxes and authorizing the establishment of certain methods relating thereto; authorizing a debt management commission to establish a procedure for allowing a municipality to reserve a percentage of the remaining allowable increase of property taxes within a certain geographical area; revising the duties of the debt management commission relating to consideration of a proposal to incur general obligation debt or levy a special elective tax, and amending the conditions pursuant to which the debt management commission is authorized to grant approval of such a proposal; revising the duties of a municipality with regard to filing and amending statements of current and contemplated general obligation debt and special elective taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 123—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 28, 2001

878

 

 

 

178

AN ACT relating to local governmental financial administration; expanding the purposes for which a city may pledge and use the proceeds of the tax imposed on the revenues from the rental of transient lodging; clarifying the manner in which the City of Reno may invest money realized from the sale of bonds and use the interest received from such investments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 200—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 28, 2001

885

 

 

 

179

AN ACT relating to substances; revising the definition of the “manufacture” of a substance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 204—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 28, 2001

888

 

 

 

180

AN ACT relating to juvenile justice; revising provisions relating to detention homes for the temporary detention of children; permitting such homes, under certain circumstances, to adjoin, be located on the same grounds as, or share common grounds or common facilities with an adult jail or adult lockup; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 231—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 28, 2001

888

 

 

 

181

AN ACT relating to sentencing; revising the provisions governing the statements of victims of crimes at sentencing hearings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 234—Senators Porter, James and Titus. Approved May 28, 2001

889

 

 

 

182

AN ACT relating to the control of floods; authorizing the board of directors of a district for the control of floods to expend or provide money to protect public and private property from flooding; authorizing such a board to expend or provide money for the acquisition of certain local projects and improvements for the control of drainage; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 267—Committee on Natural Resources. Approved May 28, 2001

891

 

 

 

183

AN ACT relating to the charter of the City of Wells; repealing the provisions that prohibit the mayor and the members of the board of councilmen from holding certain offices; authorizing the board to appoint a city manager and establish the departments of the city; authorizing the board to provide by resolution for additional regular meetings of the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 272—Senator Rhoads. Approved May 28, 2001

894

 

 

 

184

AN ACT relating to gaming; providing for the licensing of an international gaming salon in a resort hotel that holds a nonrestricted license; revising provisions governing limited-liability companies that hold state gaming licenses; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 283—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 28, 2001

896

 

 

 

185

AN ACT relating to certain hazardous materials; revising provisions governing the disposal of certain hazardous materials; revising provisions governing motor carriers who transport certain hazardous materials; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 327—Senator Jacobsen. Approved May 28, 2001

899

 

 

 

186

AN ACT relating to state lands; authorizing the administrator of the division of state lands of the state department of conservation and natural resources to lease residential property owned by this state to state officers and employees at less than fair market value in certain circumstances; authorizing the administrator to lease state land for residential purposes without the approval of the state board of examiners or the interim finance committee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 358—Committee on Natural Resources. Approved May 28, 2001

906

 

 

 

187

AN ACT relating to professional occupations; providing civil immunity to a person who furnishes information to the board of dental examiners of Nevada under certain circumstances; providing civil immunity to members of the board and other persons under certain circumstances; clarifying that an applicant for a limited license to practice dentistry or dental hygiene must be licensed in another state or the District of Columbia at the time of his application and may have that license placed on inactive status after he has been issued a limited license; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 378—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 28, 2001

907

 

 

 

188

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; increasing the period of validity of a permit issued to operate certain unregistered vehicles; revising provisions relating to the form provided by the department of motor vehicles and public safety to a dealer for the transfer of ownership of a motor vehicle; revising the provisions relating to temporary placards issued upon the sale or lease of motor vehicles; abolishing special permits issued upon the sale or lease of motor vehicles; authorizing the department to enter into an agreement with another state concerning the exchange of information relating to the issuance, renewal, suspension or revocation of drivers’ licenses; requiring the investigation of the criminal history of an applicant for a license to operate a school for training drivers or for a license as an instructor for such a school; providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 523—Committee on Transportation. Approved May 28, 2001

909

 

 

 

189

AN ACT relating to the department of museums, library and arts; changing the name of the department to the department of cultural affairs; requiring the administrator of the division of museums and history of the department to establish the powers and duties of the museum directors of the various institutions of the division; transferring the museum directors of the Nevada state museum, the Nevada museum and historical society and the Nevada historical society from the unclassified to the classified service of the state; providing that abandoned property held by an institution of the division of museums and history becomes the property of the division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 541—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 28, 2001

925

 

 

 

190

AN ACT relating to information; providing additional protection for trade secrets; defining an employer’s right to intellectual property created by his employee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 558—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 28, 2001

942

 

 

 

191

AN ACT relating to public financial administration; requiring the chief of the division of internal audits of the department of administration to appoint a manager of internal controls; establishing the qualifications of the manager of internal controls; exempting certain governmental agencies from certain provisions concerning training and assistance provided by the division of internal audits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 561—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 28, 2001

942

 

 

 

192

AN ACT relating to state military; changing the qualifications for appointment as adjutant general; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 471—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 28, 2001

945

 

 

 

193

AN ACT relating to occupational licensing boards; requiring each occupational licensing board to submit a quarterly summary of disciplinary actions and a biennial report of its activities to the director of the legislative counsel bureau; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 420—Senators Carlton and Townsend. Approved May 28, 2001

946

 

 

 

194

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the District Judges’ Salaries and Judicial Pensions Fund for a shortfall in the money budgeted for retirement benefits and pensions for District Judges and widows; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 237—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May, 29, 2001

948

 

 

 

195

AN ACT relating to public employees; including the state fire marshal, his assistant and his deputies within the definition of a “police officer” for various purposes relating to industrial injuries, occupational diseases and programs for public employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 289—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 29, 2001

948

 

 

 

196

AN ACT relating to the governor; requiring the department of administration to budget for certain transitional expenses of the governor-elect; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 144—Committee on Finance. Approved May 29, 2001

949

 

 

 

197

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Secretary of State for an unanticipated shortfall in the money budgeted for salaries and costs for information services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 249—Committee on Finance. Approved May 29, 2001

950

 

 

 

198

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for certain shortfalls in the budget; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 250—Committee on Finance. Approved May 29, 2001

950

 

 

 

199

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Education for a shortfall in money budgeted for contractual obligations for the Terra Nova Tests; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 251—Committee on Finance. Approved May 29, 2001

951

 

 

 

200

AN ACT relating to the public employees’ benefits program; extending the period in which certain persons must notify the program of their decision regarding coverage under the program; revising the power of the board of the program to establish certain rates and coverage; requiring the board to appoint an attorney to review the program; requiring the board to establish a checking account for the payment of claims; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 298—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 29, 2001

951

 

 

 

201

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; revising the requirements for permanent or portable signs in school crossing zones; eliminating the provisions that allow the use of automatic traffic‑control devices in school zones in lieu of permanent or portable signs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 7—Assemblyman Collins. Approved May 29, 2001

955

 

 

 

202

AN ACT relating to water pollution; requiring the director of the state department of conservation and natural resources to conduct an independent investigation before making certain determinations concerning the control of water pollution under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 29—Assemblyman Carpenter. Approved May 29, 2001

956

 

 

 

203

AN ACT relating to trusts; expressly validating a trust for the care of an animal; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 33—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 29, 2001

958

 

 

 

204

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; abolishing the legislative committee on workers’ compensation; revising the provisions governing maintenance of files of claims at the office of an insurer; requiring the administrator of the division of industrial relations of the department of business and industry to designate a vendor of certain data to assist the administrator in the establishment and revision of a schedule of reasonable fees for accident benefits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 44—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 29, 2001

959

 

 

 

205

AN ACT relating to children; requiring the labor commissioner to adopt regulations prohibiting the employment of children under 16 years of age in certain activities relating to commercial sales; providing civil and criminal penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 74—Assemblymen Berman, Carpenter and Gibbons. Approved May 29, 2001

964

 

 

 

206

AN ACT relating to counties; authorizing a county to exercise additional powers under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 92—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 29, 2001

966

 

 

 

207

AN ACT relating to state emblems; declaring “Silver State Fanfare” as the official state march of the State of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 165—Assemblymen Brower and Freeman (by request). Approved May 29, 2001

966

 

 

 

208

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; requiring that a statement of charges be presented to a person requesting the repair of a motor vehicle; removing certain exemptions from the provisions governing garages and garagemen; providing under certain circumstances for the waiver of the registration fee to operate a garage; providing under certain circumstances for the revocation of a certificate of registration to operate a garage; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 171—Assemblymen Chowning, Parks, Dini, Freeman, Cegavske, Anderson, Beers, Brower, Claborn, Collins, de Braga, Gibbons, Hettrick, Humke, Koivisto, Lee, Manendo, Marvel, McClain, Mortenson, Nolan, Oceguera, Parnell, Price, Smith, Von Tobel and Williams. Approved May 29, 2001

967

 

 

 

209

AN ACT relating to judges; amending the charter of the City of Henderson to make various changes concerning municipal judges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 180—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 29, 2001

970

 

 

 

210

AN ACT relating to barbering; authorizing a person who owns, manages, operates or controls a barber school to charge for barbering services provided to a member of the general public by a student of the barber school; revising the number of instructors required to be on the premises of a barber school; limiting the period of employment of a student of a barber school; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 192—Assemblyman Arberry. Approved May 29, 2001

972

 

 

 

211

AN ACT relating to wildlife; increasing the amount of certain accounts maintained by the division of wildlife of the state department of conservation and natural resources; making various changes regarding the form and period of validity of certain licenses, the fees of license agents and the issuance and possession of certain stamps; authorizing the board of wildlife commissioners to adopt regulations governing the issuance of duplicates of certain licenses; increasing the fee for a state trout stamp and creating a separate account for deposit of the proceeds of the fee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 199—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining. Approved May 29, 2001

973

 

 

 

212

AN ACT relating to education; requiring the state board of education and the board of trustees of each school district to adopt policies encouraging effective involvement by parents and families in support of their children and the education of their children; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 201—Assemblymen Smith, Gibbons, Parnell, Leslie, Chowning, Bache, Berman, Brown, Cegavske, Claborn, Collins, de Braga, Giunchigliani, Humke, Koivisto, Lee, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Neighbors, Oceguera and Williams. Approved May 29, 2001

978

 

 

 

213

AN ACT relating to deceptive trade practices; requiring certain tour brokers and tour operators to make certain disclosures relating to price in an advertisement for a sightseeing tour; prohibiting certain tour brokers and tour operators from charging more for a sightseeing tour than the price disclosed in an advertisement for the tour; requiring certain tour brokers and tour operators to include certain information on a billing invoice or receipt given to a customer for a sightseeing tour; requiring a tour operator to honor in good faith any nonexpired coupon or other indicia of discount or special promotion that the tour operator has issued or caused to be issued; requiring certain tour brokers and tour operators to deposit security with the consumer affairs division of the department of business and industry; authorizing certain consumers to bring and maintain an action to recover against the deposited security; providing for the release of the deposited security within a certain period after the tour broker or tour operator ceases to operate; authorizing the commissioner of the consumer affairs division to adopt certain regulations; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 245—Assemblymen Chowning, Anderson, Arberry, Brown, Carpenter, Claborn, Collins, de Braga, Freeman, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Hettrick, Koivisto, Manendo, Marvel, McClain, Neighbors, Nolan, Parks, Perkins and Smith. Approved May 29, 2001

979

 

 

 

214

AN ACT relating to the Virgin Valley Water District; revising the term of office of the appointed members of the governing board of the Virgin Valley Water District; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 257—Assemblywoman Von Tobel. Approved May 29, 2001

983

 

 

 

215

AN ACT relating to the National Statuary Hall Collection; providing for the creation of a statue of Sarah Winnemucca for placement in the National Statuary Hall Collection in the United States Capitol; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 267—Assemblymen de Braga, Gibbons, Dini, Cegavske, Anderson, Bache, Berman, Brown, Buckley, Carpenter, Chowning, Claborn, Freeman, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Hettrick, Humke, Koivisto, Lee, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Neighbors, Oceguera, Parks, Parnell, Price, Smith, Von Tobel and Williams. Approved May 29, 2001

984

 

 

 

216

AN ACT relating to crimes; revising the definition of criminal assault; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 344—Assemblymen Parnell, Gibbons, Smith, de Braga, Bache, Brower, Buckley, Giunchigliani, Lee, Leslie, McClain and Neighbors. Joint Sponsor: Senator Amodei. Approved May 29, 2001

986

 

 

 

217

AN ACT relating to cemeteries; authorizing the adoption of ordinances in certain counties allowing the designation of family cemeteries; revising the authority and procedure for ordering the disinterment and removal of human remains; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 402—Assemblymen Freeman and Marvel. Approved May 29, 2001

988

 

 

 

218

AN ACT relating to the Moapa Valley Water District; revising the provisions governing the qualifications and election of members of the governing board of the district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 440—Assemblywoman Von Tobel. Approved May 29, 2001

990

 

 

 

219

AN ACT relating to unarmed combat; authorizing the Nevada athletic commission to require the registration of certain television networks and sanctioning organizations; requiring certain information that must be provided to the commission to be kept confidential; revising the provisions relating to the suspension of a license or permit issued by the commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 446—Assemblymen Perkins, Goldwater and Dini. Approved May 29, 2001

992

 

 

 

220

AN ACT relating to animals; clarifying that certain provisions related to riding horses in public places do not apply to police officers while performing their official duties under certain circumstances; revising the definition of “police animal” for provisions concerning cruelty to animals to include an animal which is used, but not owned, by a governmental agency; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 463—Assemblyman Collins. Approved May 29, 2001

996

 

 

 

221

AN ACT relating to emergency medical services; providing for the issuance in certain counties of permits authorizing fire-fighting agencies to transport sick or injured persons to medical facilities; providing for the adoption of ordinances governing the imposition and collection of certain fees by those fire-fighting agencies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 488—Committee on Health and Human Services. Approved May 29, 2001

998

 

 

 

222

AN ACT relating to professions; authorizing an optometrist to collaborate with an ophthalmologist under certain conditions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 491—Assemblymen Humke, Beers, Brower, Buckley, Hettrick, Leslie and Parks. Approved May 29, 2001

1000

 

 

 

223

AN ACT relating to education; making certain changes to the method of calculating the amount of the basic governmental services tax to be distributed to a county school district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 501—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 29, 2001

1001

 

 

 

224

AN ACT relating to the secretary of state; authorizing the secretary of state to appoint an executive assistant and certain deputies and authorizing such persons to perform certain duties; limiting the number of deputies the secretary of state may appoint; changing the scope of duties the deputies may perform; removing the requirement that the administrator of the securities division of the office of the secretary of state be a deputy of the secretary of state; providing that the administrator of the securities division is in the classified service of the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 536—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 29, 2001

1003

 

 

 

225

AN ACT relating to public employees; authorizing an additional deferred compensation plan for state employees and employees of political subdivisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 563—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 29, 2001

1004

 

 

 

226

AN ACT relating to judgments; clarifying the circumstances under which the enforcement of a foreign judgment may be stayed; prescribing the amount of a bond to secure the stay of execution of certain judgments pending appeal; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 576—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 29, 2001

1006

 

 

 

227

AN ACT relating to certified court reporters; requiring court reporting firms to be licensed by the certified court reporters’ board of Nevada before engaging in business in this state; expanding the regulatory authority of the board; increasing certain fees that are required to be collected by the board; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 622—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 29, 2001

1007

 

 

 

228

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; revising the circumstances under which certain police officers and firemen are entitled to receive compensation for exposure to tuberculosis; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 628—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 29, 2001

1014

 

 

 

229

AN ACT relating to mental health; authorizing certain persons to transport an allegedly mentally ill person to a mental health facility at the request of the proper authority; authorizing a physician’s assistant or an advanced practitioner of nursing to conduct the medical examination required for the emergency admission of an allegedly mentally ill person to a mental health facility; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 636—Committee on Health and Human Services. Approved May 29, 2001

1017

 

 

 

230

AN ACT relating to indigent persons; revising certain provisions concerning the amelioration of the causes of poverty within this state to conform to changes in the Community Services Block Grant Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 112—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 29, 2001

1019

 

 

 

231

AN ACT relating to pupils; revising provisions governing the suspension and expulsion of pupils for possession of a dangerous weapon; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 115—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 29, 2001

1022

 

 

 

232

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions governing exemptions for certain institutions from the Private Elementary and Secondary Education Authorization Act; requiring an exempt institution to provide notice of the exemption to the parents or guardian of a child before the child enrolls in the institution; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 223—Senator Washington. Approved May 29, 2001

1023

 

 

 

233

AN ACT relating to education; removing the commission on postsecondary education from the department of education; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 237—Senators Wiener, Rawson, Amodei, Mathews, Schneider and Townsend. Approved May 29, 2001

1025

 

 

 

234

AN ACT relating to insurance; revising the Nevada Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association Act to incorporate changes made in the model act; prohibiting certain acts; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 252—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 29, 2001

1025

 

 

 

235

AN ACT relating to public safety; requiring certain owners of boilers, elevators or pressure vessels to obtain a permit from the division of industrial relations of the department of business and industry before the boiler, elevator or pressure vessel may be operated; requiring elevator mechanics to be certified by the division; requiring the division to adopt regulations governing the maintenance and operation of certain boilers, elevators and pressure vessels and the certification of boiler inspectors and elevator mechanics; authorizing the division to impose certain fees; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 337—Senators Care, Titus, Carlton, Schneider, Wiener, Mathews and Neal. Approved May 29, 2001

1048

 

 

 

236

AN ACT relating to drugs; prohibiting certain acts related to drugs and Internet pharmacies; prohibiting practitioners and other persons from prescribing prescription drugs under certain circumstances; providing the attorney general with jurisdiction to prosecute certain acts related to drugs and Internet pharmacies; revising various provisions related to controlled substances and other substances and drugs; requiring the state board of pharmacy to adopt certain regulations related to Internet pharmacies; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 397—Senators Wiener, Mathews, Neal, Rawson, Care, McGinness, Porter and Shaffer. Approved May 29, 2001

1052

 

 

 

237

AN ACT relating to wildlife; requiring the board of wildlife commissioners to establish the maximum number of deer and antelope tags which may be issued annually as compensation for damage to private property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 467—Committee on Natural Resources. Approved May 29, 2001

1070

 

 

 

238

AN ACT relating to health care; providing an additional exception to the prohibition against certain referrals of patients by health care practitioners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 406—Senator Amodei. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Brower and Parnell. Approved May 29, 2001

1072

 

 

 

239

AN ACT relating to state parks; eliminating the parks marina development fund; expanding the permissible uses of money received from the tax on motor vehicle fuel used in watercraft for recreational purposes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 499—Committee on Finance. Approved May 29, 2001

1074

 

 

 

240

AN ACT relating to the administration of public agencies; expanding the authority of the state board of examiners to make certain emergency expenditures, to waive certain requirements regarding contracts for the services of independent contractors and to authorize its clerk to take certain actions on its behalf; requiring the clerk to make periodic reports of his determinations regarding certain of those actions; requiring certain agreements for interlocal cooperation between public agencies to be in writing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 556—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 29, 2001

1077

 

 

 

241

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; revising the provisions pertaining to the competency of defendants; eliminating the sanity commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 582—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 29, 2001

1084

 

 

 

242

AN ACT relating to education; requiring the department of education to develop an informational pamphlet for the high school proficiency examination; requiring the distribution of the pamphlet to pupils and parents and legal guardians; requiring the department to establish a statewide program for use by schools and school districts in their preparation of pupils for the high school proficiency examination; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 318—Committee on Education. Approved May 30, 2001

1089

 

 

 

243

AN ACT relating to regional transportation commissions; increasing the membership of the regional transportation commission in certain less populous counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 534—Committee on Transportation. Approved May 30, 2001

1091

 

 

 

244

AN ACT relating to insurance; making various changes to the provisions governing the investigation and prosecution of insurance fraud; providing that an insurer and certain other organizations and persons shall be deemed to be victims in cases involving insurance fraud for purposes of restitution; requiring the establishment of a fraud control unit for insurance within the office of the attorney general; defining the duties of the fraud control unit; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 135—Assemblymen Dini and Perkins. Approved May 30, 2001

1093

 

 

 

245

AN ACT relating to Oriental medicine; revising the provisions relating to the issuance of a license to practice as a doctor of Oriental medicine; abolishing the license to practice as a doctor of acupuncture and the license for an assistant in acupuncture; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 302—Assemblywoman Giunchigliani. Approved May 30, 2001

1103

 

 

 

246

AN ACT relating to the adoption of children; requiring the provision of certain information and assistance to certain adoptive parents, prospective adoptive parents and other persons involved in the process of adoption; requiring the division of child and family services of the department of human resources and a child-placing agency timely and diligently to schedule evaluations necessary to identify any special needs an adoptive child may have; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 336—Assemblymen Dini, Parks, Giunchigliani, Ohrenschall, Manendo, Anderson, Arberry, Bache, Buckley, Chowning, Claborn, Collins, de Braga, Freeman, Goldwater, Koivisto, Lee, Leslie, McClain, Mortenson, Neighbors, Oceguera, Parnell, Perkins, Price, Smith and Williams. Approved May 30, 2001

1110

 

 

 

247

AN ACT relating to the department of motor vehicles and public safety; extending the authorized period of expenditure of money appropriated to the department of motor vehicles and public safety for the purchase of modular furniture for the remodeled office in Carson City; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 609—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 30, 2001

1113

 

 

 

248

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions pertaining to the contents of policies adopted by certain larger school districts concerning the reconstruction, renovation or replacement of older buildings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 659—Committee on Education. Approved May 30, 2001

1113

 

 

 

249

AN ACT relating to wild horses; revising the provisions relating to the authorization for the expenditure of money in the Heil trust fund for wild horses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 662—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining. Approved May 30, 2001

1114

 

 

 

250

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; extending the reversion date of an appropriation made in the previous session for the production of certain license plates; requiring the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety to complete the replacement of the bighorn sheep license plates within a specified period; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 525—Committee on Transportation. Approved May 30, 2001

1115

 

 

 

251

AN ACT relating to mental health; changing the name of the Nevada mental health institute to northern Nevada adult mental health services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 540—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 30, 2001

1115

 

 

 

252

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the provisions governing the classification of manufactured homes as real property for the purpose of property taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 70—Senator Amodei. Approved May 30, 2001

1118

 

 

 

253

AN ACT relating to veterans’ homes; requiring the appointment of an administrator for each veterans’ home in this state and establishing his qualifications; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 135—Senators Care, Amodei, Wiener, Titus, Carlton and Jacobsen. Joint Sponsor: Assemblyman Neighbors. Approved May 30, 2001

1121

 

 

 

254

AN ACT relating to taxation; authorizing the Nevada tax commission to exchange with certain local governmental entities information concerning businesses that are subject to the business tax; providing that such exchanges of information are not confidential and privileged; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 222—Committee on Taxation. Approved May 30, 2001

1122

 

 

 

255

AN ACT relating to public bodies; prohibiting certain public bodies from taking action by vote without the affirmative vote of a majority of the members of the public body; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 329—Senator Care. Joint Sponsor: Assemblyman Parks. Approved May 30, 2001

1123

 

 

 

256

AN ACT relating to the Civil Air Patrol; increasing the maximum amount that may be paid to the Civil Air Patrol account from the account for taxes on aviation fuel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 389—Senators O’Donnell, Rawson, Titus, Raggio, Jacobsen, Amodei, Care, Coffin, James, Mathews, McGinness, Neal, Porter, Rhoads, Schneider, Shaffer, Washington and Weiner. Approved May 30, 2001

1136

 

 

 

257

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; extending the date for submittal of biennial budgets proposed by state agencies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 480—Committee on Finance. Approved May 30, 2001

1137

 

 

 

258

AN ACT relating to crimes; revising the penalties for abuse or neglect of a child; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 546—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 30, 2001

1138

 

 

 

259

AN ACT relating to public works; requiring the attorney general to prosecute persons who violate certain provisions relating to employment of workmen on a public work; increasing the period within which a person may not be awarded a contract for a public work after being assessed an administrative penalty for committing an offense; revising the provisions governing the determination of the prevailing wages in a county; revising the provisions establishing which workmen are employed on a public work and subject to the provisions governing prevailing wages; clarifying the duties of public bodies to investigate possible violations of certain provisions governing employment on a public work; requiring contractors and subcontractors to submit certain records concerning his workmen to a public body within a certain period; providing that a failure to maintain and provide such records within such period constitutes an offense which may subject the contractor or subcontractor to administrative penalties and civil liability; providing that a violation of certain regulations is a misdemeanor; changing monetary limits of certain penalties and fines; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 560—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 30, 2001

1143

 

 

 

260

AN ACT relating to children; revising provisions governing the duty of certain persons to report the abuse or neglect of children; authorizing a county to adopt ordinances regarding the designation and operation of approved youth shelters; providing that approved youth shelters are immune from civil liability under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 264—Assemblymen Buckley, Tiffany, Parks, Manendo, Koivisto, Giunchigliani, Anderson, Arberry, Bache, Beers, Berman, Brower, Brown, Carpenter, Cegavske, Chowning, Claborn, Collins, de Braga, Dini, Freeman, Gibbons, Goldwater, Gustavson, Hettrick, Lee, Marvel, McClain, Mortenson, Neighbors, Oceguera, Parnell, Perkins, Price, Smith and Von Tobel. Approved May 30, 2001

1150

 

 

 

261

AN ACT relating to securities; making various changes to provisions governing securities; making various changes to provisions governing the authority of the administrator of the securities division of the office of the secretary of state in licensing matters; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 547—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 30, 2001

1154

 

 

 

262

AN ACT relating to offenders; providing that certain prisoners may be assigned to the custody of the division of parole and probation of the department of motor vehicles and public safety to participate in a program for re-entry into the community; providing that certain parolees may be ordered to participate in a program for re-entry into the community; revising the provisions regarding the sealing of records; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 519—Committee on Finance. Approved May 30, 2001

1160

 

 

 

263

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; requiring the successor organization to the state industrial insurance system to release certain liens created by the system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 566—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 30, 2001

1169

 

 

 

264

AN ACT relating to homes; changing the terms used in provisions relating to mobile home parks to refer to manufactured home parks; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 384—Assemblymen Manendo, Buckley, Bache, Claborn, McClain, Anderson, Arberry, Chowning, de Braga, Dini, Freeman, Gibbons, Giunchigliani, Gustavson, Koivisto, Leslie, Mortenson, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parks, Parnell, Perkins, Price, Smith, Tiffany, Von Tobel and Williams. Approved May 31, 2001

1170

 

 

 

265

AN ACT relating to cosmetology; requiring the licensing of a demonstrator of cosmetics; authorizing the sale of food or beverages in a cosmetological establishment under certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 551—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 31, 2001

1190

 

 

 

266

AN ACT relating to education; requiring the department of education and the board of trustees of each school district to adopt a plan setting forth procedures concerning the security of certain examinations; requiring the department to establish certain additional procedures and programs relating to the examinations; requiring certain schools to provide for additional administration of the examinations under certain circumstances; prohibiting retaliatory action against an official of a school district or charter school who discloses information regarding irregularities in testing administration or testing security; providing that a teacher or administrator who intentionally fails to observe and carry out the provisions of a plan for test security is subject to disciplinary action; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 214—Committee on Education. Approved May 31, 2001

1197

 

 

 

267

AN ACT relating to game tags; imposing an additional fee for processing an application for a game tag for the support of programs to control predators and protect wildlife habitat; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 291—Assemblymen Claborn, Carpenter, Collins, Marvel, Neighbors, Anderson, Bache, Brown, de Braga, Humke, Lee, McClain, Mortenson and Parnell. Approved May 31, 2001

1213

 

 

 

268

AN ACT relating to domestic violence; requiring courts in certain smaller counties to be available at all times to issue temporary and extended orders for protection against domestic violence; providing that a person who violates a temporary or extended order must not be released from custody sooner than 12 hours after being taken into custody if the arresting officer determines that the violation is accompanied by a direct or indirect threat of harm; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 377—Assemblymen Parnell, Gibbons, McClain, Bache, Brower, Carpenter, de Braga, Freeman, Goldwater, Koivisto, Lee, Leslie, Smith and Von Tobel. Joint Sponsor: Senator Amodei. Approved May 31, 2001

1214

 

 

 

269

AN ACT relating to legislators; prohibiting a private contract of employment that provides for a loss of job seniority for a legislator because of the legislator’s attendance at certain meetings during the legislative interim; requiring public and certain private employers to grant leave for employees who are legislators to attend certain meetings during the legislative interim; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 57—Senator Carlton. Approved May 31, 2001

1227

 

 

 

270

AN ACT relating to statutory liens; providing for the creation and foreclosure of a lien for farm products; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 88—Senators Rhoads and McGinness. Approved May 31, 2001

1228

 

 

 

271

AN ACT relating to taxicabs; requiring the taxicab authority to establish a program for the transportation by taxicab of elderly persons and permanently handicapped persons in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 119—Senator Shaffer. Approved May 31, 2001

1232

 

 

 

272

AN ACT relating to sanitation; providing that a solid waste management authority may authorize a nonprofit organization to engage in certain activities pertaining to the cleaning up of dump sites and the education of persons regarding unlawful dumping; authorizing the solid waste management authorities of certain larger counties to establish a program for the control of unlawful dumping; authorizing such a solid waste management authority to delegate certain matters of enforcement to an independent hearing officer or hearing board; authorizing a district health officer to exercise subpoena powers with respect to the unlawful disposal of sewage and solid waste; providing certain civil and other penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 424—Senator Titus. Approved May 31, 2001

1233

 

 

 

273

AN ACT relating to aviation; creating the fund for aviation; providing for the administration and expenditure of the money in the fund for certain purposes relating to airports, landing areas and air navigation facilities that are owned or controlled by certain counties, cities or other local governments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 26—Senator O’Donnell. Approved May 31, 2001

1238

 

 

 

274

AN ACT relating to technology; prohibiting various acts related to the Internet, networks, computers and electronic mail; prohibiting a person from committing certain acts that prevent, impede, delay or disrupt the normal operation or use of any Internet or network site, electronic mail address, computer, system or network; allowing victims of certain technological crimes to recover response costs in a civil action; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 48—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 31, 2001

1240

 

 

 

275

AN ACT relating to local governments; requiring a city or county to establish requirements for certifying and for continuing education for building officials and certain persons who conduct inspections of or review plans prepared for structures or buildings under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 163—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 31, 2001

1245

 

 

 

276

AN ACT relating to the protection of children; providing for the delivery of certain newborn infants to certain providers of emergency services; providing for the care, protective custody and disposition of those infants; providing civil and criminal immunity for performing certain acts regarding those infants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 191—Senators Rawson, Carlton, Amodei, Care, Jacobsen, James, McGinness, O’Donnell, Porter, Rhoads, Titus, Washington, Coffin, Mathews, Wiener and Neal. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Cegavske, Hettrick, Bache, Gustavson, Chowning, Anderson, Carpenter, Gibbons, Giunchigliani, Koivisto, Manendo, Mortenson and Parnell. Approved May 31, 2001

1254

 

 

 

277

AN ACT relating to therapeutic communities; revising the provisions governing the date on which an offender is eligible to be assigned to participate in a therapeutic community; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 197—Senators Wiener, Rawson, Titus, Mathews, Care, Amodei, Coffin, McGinness, Neal, O’Connell, Porter, Schneider, Shaffer and Washington. Approved May 31, 2001

1265

 

 

 

278

AN ACT relating to electricity; revising the provisions governing the sale of electricity and the provision of transmission and distribution services by the Colorado River commission; requiring certain public utilities to make their electric distribution facilities and services available to the Colorado River commission under certain circumstances; requiring such utilities to file tariffs concerning use of their electric distribution facilities and services by the Colorado River commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 211—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 31, 2001

1266

 

 

 

279

AN ACT relating to public works; requiring and authorizing certain terms in a contract between a design professional who is a member of a design-build team and a public body; prohibiting a public body from requiring a design professional to indemnify the public body against any liability in a contract with the design professional; providing an exception to such a prohibition; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 255—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 31, 2001

1268

 

 

 

280

AN ACT relating to arbitration; adopting the revision of the Uniform Arbitration Act that was adopted in 2000; providing for the transition from the present act to the act as revised; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 336—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 31, 2001

1274

 

 

 

281

AN ACT relating to the public employees’ retirement system; providing for benefits for a survivor beneficiary in certain circumstances; decreasing the number of years of service at which a police officer or fireman is eligible to retire regardless of age; revising the formula for calculating retirement allowances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 349—Committee on Finance. Approved May 31, 2001

1287

 

 

 

282

AN ACT relating to taxation; clarifying the provisions relating to the taxation of medical devices sold to governmental entities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 528—Committee on Taxation. Approved May 31, 2001

1294

 

 

 

283

AN ACT relating to the control of air pollution; authorizing the control officer of a local air pollution control board to request the initiation of certain proceedings regarding the enforcement of certain laws pertaining to the control of air pollution; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 533—Committee on Natural Resources. Approved May 31, 2001

1295

 

 

 

284

AN ACT relating to intercollegiate athletics; requiring the registration of athletes’ agents; requiring the secretary of state to adopt regulations establishing the fees for registration; regulating communication and contracts between athletes and agents; prohibiting certain conduct by athletes’ agents; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 253—Assemblymen Cegavske, Hettrick, Von Tobel, Brown, Anderson, Angle, Arberry, Bache, Berman, Brower, Buckley, Carpenter, Chowning, Claborn, Collins, de Braga, Dini, Freeman, Gibbons, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Gustavson, Humke, Koivisto, Lee, Leslie, Manendo, Marvel, McClain, Neighbors, Nolan, Oceguera, Parks, Parnell, Perkins, Price, Smith, Tiffany and Williams. Joint Sponsors: Senators O’Donnell, Neal, Carlton, McGinness, Titus and Washington. Approved May 31, 2001

1298

 

 

 

285

AN ACT relating to juveniles; providing that juveniles who are adjudicated delinquent for committing certain acts that would be crimes if committed by an adult may not have their records automatically sealed; making various other changes related to sealing of juvenile records; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 294—Assemblyman Bache. Approved May 31, 2001

1307

 

 

 

286

AN ACT relating to state employees; changing the circumstances under which the governor or the head of a state agency may issue an award for public service to a state employee; requiring the state board of examiners to prescribe a maximum amount of money that may be spent on such an award; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 604—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 31, 2001

1311

 

 

 

287

AN ACT relating to taxation; expanding the purposes for which the proceeds of certain taxes on fuel for jet or turbine-powered aircraft may be used by a governmental entity; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 39—Senator Townsend. Approved May 31, 2001

1312

 

 

 

288

AN ACT relating to governmental purchasing; authorizing a local government and the chief of the purchasing division of the department of administration to receive bids on secure websites on the Internet or its successor; removing the provision requiring notice of the expiration of the insurance coverage of a local government; authorizing a local government to charge fees for the use of a credit card or debit card or the electronic transfer of money when remitting fees or payments to the local government; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 649—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 31, 2001

1314

 

 

 

289

AN ACT relating to schools; requiring the board of trustees of each school district and the governing body of each charter school and private school to establish a committee to develop a plan to be used in responding to certain crises involving violence on school property, at school activities or on school buses; requiring each school to establish a committee to review such a plan developed for the school; requiring the state board of education to develop a statewide plan for the management of certain crises that involve violence on school property, at school activities or on school buses and that require immediate action; requiring the division of emergency management of the department of motor vehicles and public safety to assist, under certain circumstances, with such crises; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 289—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 31, 2001

1323

 

 

 

290

AN ACT relating to public schools; requiring the Board of Trustees of the Clark County School District to establish a special planning committee to plan for the construction of smaller schools; requiring the board to report to the Legislative Committee on Education concerning the activities of the special planning committee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 311—Senators Schneider, Neal and Shaffer. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Buckley, Parks, Bache, Price, Beers, Arberry, Berman, Brown, Chowning, Claborn, Giunchigliani, Lee, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson and Tiffany. Approved May 31, 2001

1338

 

 

 

291

AN ACT relating to medical facilities; requiring the state board of health to adopt regulations for the licensure of certain mobile units and facilities for refractive laser surgery as medical facilities; requiring facilities for refractive laser surgery to file a surety bond or deposit other security to provide indemnification to certain patients; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 483—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 31, 2001

1339

 

 

 

292

AN ACT relating to health care; requiring the Legislative Committee on Health Care to conduct a study of the diversion of patients in need of emergency services and care from hospitals that lack sufficient resources to provide the emergency services and care needed by those patients; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 484—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 31, 2001

1344

 

 

 

293

AN ACT relating to property; revising the provisions concerning the rule against perpetuities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 325—Assemblymen Goldwater and Parks. Approved May 31, 2001

1345

 

 

 

294

AN ACT relating to elections; providing for certain designated areas for gathering signatures on petitions; prohibiting state and local government, for certain periods, from expending money to support or oppose candidates or ballot questions; extending the period for gathering signatures on certain petitions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 443—Assemblywoman Freeman. Approved May 31, 2001

1347

 

 

 

295

AN ACT relating to the preservation of neighborhoods; providing for the revocation of the license or certification of certain facilities for the care and treatment of persons in certain circumstances; requiring certain rental agreements to contain certain additional information; requiring that the responsible person whose telephone number a landlord is required to provide to a tenant for emergencies must reside in the same county in which the premises are located; authorizing the real estate commission to discipline certain licensees in certain circumstances; requiring certain governmental agencies to maintain a log of certain complaints and to submit certain reports to the director of the legislative counsel bureau; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 444—Assemblywoman Freeman. Approved May 31, 2001

1350

 

 

 

296

AN ACT relating to business associations; providing for the decrease of issued and outstanding shares of stock in certain circumstances; providing for the voting rights of fiduciaries and joint owners of stock; revising various provisions governing the filing of organizational and related documents; revising the fees for filing certain documents; revising provisions governing the forfeiture of stock by delinquent subscribers; providing for the registration and management of foreign limited-liability companies; revising provisions governing the merger, conversion and exchange of business entities; providing for the domestication of certain foreign business entities; providing that the secretary of state and his employees are not liable for actions or omissions with respect to the examination, acceptance or filing of inaccurate or defective documents received from a business association; making various other changes pertaining to business associations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 51—Committee on Judiciary. Approved May 31, 2001

1356

 

 

 

297

AN ACT relating to the program for millennium scholarships; expanding the program to provide for the disbursement of scholarships to students of certain additional colleges and universities in this state; revising the eligibility requirements for certain pupils who did not graduate from high school at the time regularly scheduled for their graduation; increasing the amount of scholarships for upper division courses at community colleges; eliminating the requirement that the scholarship be repaid if a student drops out of school or fails to maintain a certain grade-point average; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 113—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 31, 2001

1415

 

 

 

298

AN ACT relating to governmental administration; requiring a local government to submit electronically a fiscal report to the department of taxation and to publish a summary of the fiscal report in a newspaper; requiring the committee on local government finance to establish by regulation certain requirements for a fiscal report of a local government submitted to the department of taxation and for a summary of a fiscal report; authorizing the committee on local government finance to establish by regulation an exception to the requirement that the fiscal report be submitted electronically for certain local governments; authorizing the electronic submission of documents relating to the budgets of local governments to the legislative counsel bureau; repealing the requirement that local governments prepare certain quarterly reports; requiring the publication of certain regulations in the Nevada Administrative Code; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 125—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 31, 2001

1420

 

 

 

299

AN ACT relating to education; requiring certain entities that employ children in the entertainment industry to pay for those children to receive tutoring or other educational or instructional services upon the request of a parent or guardian; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 236—Senators Care, Neal, Carlton, Mathews, Schneider, Shaffer, Titus and Wiener. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Giunchigliani, Koivisto, Angle, Beers, Cegavske, Chowning, Collins, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Parks and Tiffany. Approved May 31, 2001

1423

 

 

 

300

AN ACT relating to state job training office; eliminating the office; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 502—Committee on Finance. Approved May 31, 2001

1424

 

 

 

301

AN ACT relating to crimes; prohibiting a business from employing, using or allowing a person who is less than 18 years of age to distribute promotional materials that include an offer for alcoholic beverages; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 125—Assemblymen Manendo, Anderson, Price, Williams, Chowning, Angle, Berman, Brower, Carpenter, Cegavske, Claborn, de Braga, Freeman, Gibbons, Gustavson, Koivisto, Leslie, McClain, Neighbors, Oceguera, Parks, Parnell and Von Tobel. Approved May 31, 2001

1426

 

 

 

302

AN ACT relating to the Lake Tahoe Basin; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to carry out the Environmental Improvement Program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 177—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining. Approved May 31, 2001

1427

 

 

 

303

AN ACT relating to elections; revising the definition of a committee for political action; providing a civil penalty for failure to register as a committee for political action; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 227—Committee on Elections, Procedures, and Ethics. Approved May 31, 2001

1429

 

 

 

304

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; revising certain provisions that limit the time of day that an arrest for a misdemeanor may be made to exclude arrests for certain misdemeanor offenses related to domestic violence; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 259—Assemblymen McClain, Koivisto, Leslie, Smith, Oceguera, Anderson, Arberry, Bache, Berman, Brower, Buckley, Cegavske, Chowning, Claborn, Collins, Dini, Freeman, Gibbons, Giunchigliani, Hettrick, Humke, Lee, Manendo, Mortenson, Neighbors, Nolan, Parnell, Tiffany and Williams. Approved May 31, 2001

1431

 

 

 

305

AN ACT relating to veterans; authorizing the Executive Director of the Office of Veterans’ Services to accept gifts and grants for the support of the World War II Memorial Campaign to establish the national memorial for World War II veterans; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 278—Assemblymen Carpenter, McClain, Nolan, Neighbors, Marvel, Anderson, Arberry, Bache, Beers, Berman, Brower, Brown, Buckley, Cegavske, Chowning, Claborn, Collins, de Braga, Dini, Freeman, Gibbons, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Humke, Koivisto, Lee, Leslie, Manendo, Mortenson, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parks, Parnell, Perkins, Price, Smith, Tiffany, Von Tobel and Williams. Joint Sponsors: Senators Amodei, Wiener, Rawson, Jacobsen, McGinness and Townsend. Approved May 31, 2001

1432

 

 

 

306

AN ACT relating to elections; providing that eligible voters who are elderly or disabled must not be denied the right to participate in elections and to vote privately; requiring the secretary of state to provide certain materials to elderly or disabled persons in a format that can be used by those persons; encouraging each county and city clerk to provide certain information and materials, including ballots, in alternative formats that can be used by elderly or disabled persons; requiring all polling places to be accessible to and equipped for use by voters who are elderly or disabled; excepting disabled voters from certain requirements regarding the voting of absent ballots; requiring absent ballots to be printed in at least 12-point type under certain circumstances; requiring that instructions for registering to vote be posted at certain locations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 295—Committee on Elections, Procedures, and Ethics. Approved May 31, 2001

1433

 

 

 

307

AN ACT relating to public employees; authorizing a leave of absence for certain public officers or employees to assist the division of emergency management of the department of motor vehicles and public safety or a local organization for emergency management during a disaster or emergency; revising certain provisions relating to the classified and unclassified services of the state; repealing certain provisions relating to cooperation with the public employees’ retirement board and the requirement of a bond for appointment to certain positions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 386—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 31, 2001

1438

 

 

 

308

AN ACT relating to the state public works board; authorizing the removal of the manager of the board under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 414—Assemblymen Perkins, Parks, Beers, Ohrenschall, Gibbons, Anderson, Arberry, Bache, Brown, Buckley, Carpenter, Cegavske, Chowning, Claborn, Collins, Dini, Freeman, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Koivisto, Lee, Leslie, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Neighbors, Oceguera, Parnell, Price, Smith, Tiffany and Williams. Approved May 31, 2001

1443

 

 

 

309

AN ACT relating to property; revising the procedures for notification for an application for certain conditional use permits, variances, special use permits or other special exceptions; revising the procedure for the vacation or abandonment of certain easements and rights of way; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 553—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 31, 2001

1444

 

 

 

310

AN ACT relating to constables; authorizing constables, upon request by the sheriff, to execute certain process, writs, and warrants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 557—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 31, 2001

1455

 

 

 

311

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; exempting certain professional and occupational boards from the state budget act and the provisions governing the administration of state funding; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 569—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 31, 2001

1456

 

 

 

312

AN ACT relating to state purchasing; authorizing the chief of the purchasing division of the department of administration to withdraw money from the state purchasing fund under certain circumstances; providing that the maximum balance in the state purchasing fund is permanently reduced by the amount of the withdrawal; limiting the amount of a temporary transfer from the state general fund to the state purchasing fund under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 605—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 31, 2001

1457

 

 

 

313

AN ACT relating to unemployment compensation; authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to elect to become liable for payments by way of reimbursement in lieu of contributions to comply with federal law; increasing the daily compensation for service for members of the Nevada employment security council; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 607—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 31, 2001

1458

 

 

 

314

AN ACT relating to the University and Community College System of Nevada; authorizing the board of regents of the University of Nevada to create campus review boards to review allegations of misconduct against peace officers of the police department for the system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 634—Committee on Education. Approved May 31, 2001

1463

 

 

 

315

AN ACT relating to property insurance; prohibiting a lender from requiring that a borrower insure improvements to real property for more than their replacement value as a condition of obtaining or maintaining a loan secured by real property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 6—Senator Washington. Approved May 31, 2001

1465

 

 

 

316

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the issuance of special license plates for the appreciation of animals; imposing a fee for the issuance or renewal of such license plates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 54—Senator Rawson. Approved May 31, 2001

1466

 

 

 

317

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions governing the accountability of public schools; revising provisions governing the requirements for a person to take the tests of general educational development; revising provisions governing the count of pupils and the calculation of basic support under certain circumstances; revising provisions governing the reporting of results of certain achievement and proficiency examinations; revising the requirements for a course in American government and a course in American history; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 165—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 31, 2001

1470

 

 

 

318

AN ACT relating to school districts; authorizing the department of education to waive certain eligibility requirements for grants of money previously appropriated for the purchase of library books and extending the reversion date of the appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 196—Senator Mathews. Approved May 31, 2001

1495

 

 

 

319

AN ACT relating to local government finance; requiring a local government that desires to loan money from one fund to another fund or to another local government to make certain determinations at a public hearing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 201—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved May 31, 2001

1497

 

 

 

320

AN ACT relating to public schools; revising provisions governing the reemployment of employees of a charter school by a school district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 243—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 31, 2001

1497

 

 

 

321

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; requiring the photograph and any information included on the face of a driver’s license or identification card to be placed in a certain manner on the license or card; revising the provisions governing the use of colors on a driver’s license issued to an insulin dependent diabetic or an epileptic; providing that courses in automobile driver education in public schools must be limited to pupils who have attained a certain age; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 260—Committee on Transportation. Approved May 31, 2001

1500

 

 

 

322

AN ACT relating to food establishments; excluding certain persons under certain circumstances from regulation as food handlers; clarifying that food prepared in a private home and given away at no charge is not subject to regulation as a food establishment under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 352—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved May 31, 2001

1504

 

 

 

323

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; requiring the driver of a slow-moving vehicle to turn off the roadway in certain circumstances; providing that a vehicle upon a highway of this state must display appropriate lighted lamps and illuminating devices in certain circumstances; authorizing the department of transportation or a local law enforcement agency to allow a person to drive or move certain vehicles or combinations of vehicles to and from the site of an emergency without a special permit under certain circumstances; requiring the department to integrate the consideration of turnouts for vehicles into plans, designs, construction and maintenance of highways in certain circumstances; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 396—Senator McGinness. Approved May 31, 2001

1506

 

 

 

324

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the issuance of special license plates recognizing current or former service as a volunteer fire fighter; imposing a fee for the issuance and renewal of those license plates to pay expenses related to the training of volunteer fire fighters; limiting the issuance of special license plates indicating current or former employment as a professional full-time salaried fire fighter; imposing a fee for the issuance and renewal of those license plates to be distributed among certain facilities for the treatment of burns which are located within the State of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 257—Senators Wiener, O’Donnell, Care, Carlton, Shaffer, Amodei, Jacobsen, Titus and Washington. Approved May 31, 2001

1508

 

 

 

325

AN ACT relating to air pollution; authorizing the local air pollution control agency in certain counties to establish a program to reduce emissions of air pollutants using credits to allow a certain level of air contaminant which may be traded or sold; requiring such an agency to adopt certain regulations concerning such a program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 535—Committee on Natural Resources. Approved May 31, 2001

1515

 

 

 

326

AN ACT relating to the welfare of children; requiring the establishment of a program to provide supportive assistance to certain persons who obtain the legal guardianship of certain children; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 15—Assemblywoman Giunchigliani. Joint Sponsor: Senator Mathews. Approved June 1, 2001

1518

 

 

 

327

AN ACT relating to cosmetology; requiring the state board of cosmetology to provide examinations for licensure as a cosmetologist in English and Spanish; establishing a procedure pursuant to which the board may offer examinations for licensure as a cosmetologist in other languages; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 153—Senator Schneider. Approved June 1, 2001

1520

 

 

 

328

AN ACT relating to taxation; increasing and providing for the adjustment of the amount of the exemptions from property and vehicle privilege taxes for veterans and veterans’ organizations; increasing the maximum amount that the state treasurer may accept from certain persons for credit to the veterans’ home account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 156—Senators Shaffer, Care and Titus. Approved June 1, 2001

1521

 

 

 

329

AN ACT relating to disabled persons; creating an exception for certain organizations to the competitive bidding process for purchasing by local governments; requiring the committee on employment of persons with disabilities, if created by the governor, to establish a program to encourage and facilitate the purchase of commodities and services from certain organizations by agencies of state and local government; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 175—Senators Schneider, Neal, Mathews, Wiener, Care, Titus and Shaffer. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Giunchigliani, Parks, Beers, Carpenter, Chowning, Humke, Manendo and Nolan. Approved June 1, 2001

1535

 

 

 

330

AN ACT relating to taxation; exempting from the local school support tax and certain analogous taxes certain systems designed or adapted to use renewable energy to generate electricity; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 273—Senator Rhoads. Approved June 1, 2001

1537

 

 

 

331

AN ACT relating to taxation; providing an exemption from the taxes on personal property for certain property of nonresidents that is located in this state; repealing the provisions establishing the committee for assessing livestock; expanding the circumstances under which a senior citizen may receive a refund pursuant to the Senior Citizens’ Property Tax Assistance Act; expanding the property tax exemption for widows to include all surviving spouses; authorizing the county assessor to deposit certain overpayments of taxes in the county treasury unless the taxpayer requests a refund of the overpayment; exempting certain deficient payments of taxes from collection; removing certain duties of county assessors and county treasurers concerning the taxation of animals; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 376—Committee on Taxation. Approved June 1, 2001

1538

 

 

 

332

AN ACT relating to the public employees’ retirement system; requiring the public employees’ retirement board to conduct a study regarding lump-sum optional retirement programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 431—Assemblyman Oceguera. Approved June 1, 2001

1571

 

 

 

333

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; restricting the ability of a state agency to enter into certain agreements to purchase real property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 601—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 1, 2001

1571

 

 

 

334

AN ACT relating to taxation; authorizing the City Council of the City of Reno to increase the tax on the rental of transient lodging and levy special assessments in a certain area of the City of Reno to pay the costs of certain capital improvement projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 221—Committee on Natural Resources. Approved June 1, 2001

1572

 

 

 

335

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the requirements for certain property of recycling businesses to be exempt from taxation; revising, for a limited period, certain partial abatements from taxation for facilities for the generation of electricity from renewable energy; repealing the provisions that exempt from taxation certain property of businesses that use a facility for the production of electrical energy from solar energy; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 227—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 1, 2001

1578

 

 

 

336

AN ACT relating to taxation; providing certain rights for taxpayers of the tax on the transfer of real property; establishing provisions relating to the collection and enforcement of the tax on the transfer of real property; eliminating certain exemptions from the tax on the transfer of real property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 238—Committee on Taxation. Approved June 1, 2001

1585

 

 

 

337

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the definitions of “wholesale dealer” and “wholesale price” for the purpose of imposing the tax on products made from tobacco, other than cigarettes; requiring the payment of the tax after the sale of the products by a wholesale dealer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 381—Senator Jacobsen. Approved June 1, 2001

1595

 

 

 

338

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the formula for the distribution among counties of certain revenue from the tax on certain motor vehicle fuel; providing for a review of the estimates of the total mileage of roads or streets maintained by each county and incorporated city prepared by the department of transportation; extending the date for expiration of the legislative committee to study the distribution among local governments of revenue from state and local taxes and certain statutory provisions relating thereto; changing the name of the committee to the legislative committee for local government taxes and finance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 557—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 1, 2001

1598

 

 

 

339

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing that an instructor for a school for training drivers who provides instruction solely to applicants for commercial drivers’ licenses is not required to complete requirements for continuing education; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 242—Assemblymen Marvel and Chowning. Approved June 1, 2001

1606

 

 

 

340

AN ACT relating to dentistry; authorizing the board of dental examiners of Nevada to issue certain licenses without examination or clinical demonstrations to dentists and dental hygienists licensed in other jurisdictions under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 133—Senators Shaffer, Coffin, Titus, Carlton and Neal. Approved June 1, 2001

1607

 

 

 

341

AN ACT relating to contractors; revising the provisions governing the rights and duties of contractors and subcontractors under contracts and subcontracts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 274—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved May 31, 2001

1615

 

 

 

342

AN ACT relating to contractors; eliminating the duty of a contractor to require proof of payment of the business tax from a subcontractor with whom he has a contract; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 380—Senator Schneider. Approved June 1, 2001

1626

 

 

 

343

AN ACT relating to the University and Community College System of Nevada; requiring the board of regents of the University of Nevada to establish policies governing the contracts that faculty members and employees of the system may enter into or benefit from; authorizing such faculty members and employees to enter into or benefit from certain contracts that are consistent with those policies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 543—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved June 5, 2001

1627

 

 

 

344

AN ACT relating to the practice of pharmacy; requiring the state board of pharmacy to adopt requirements for the form, content and transmittal of prescriptions for controlled substances; clarifying the authority of the board to regulate pharmacies and wholesalers who offer services in this state via the Internet; revising the disciplinary action that may be taken by the board against the holder of a certificate, license or permit issued by the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 544—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved June 5, 2001

1629

 

 

 

345

AN ACT relating to offenders; revising the provisions relating to psychosexual evaluations and the process of certifying whether certain offenders may be granted probation; revising provisions relating to the restoration of civil rights of certain offenders who are honorably discharged from probation; revising the provisions relating to the process of certifying whether certain offenders may be released on parole; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 548—Committee on Judiciary. Approved June 5, 2001

1636

 

 

 

346

AN ACT relating to telecommunications; providing a procedure by which a customer may dispute a surcharge, fee or designation of place of primary use; changing the place of billing of the customers from which a supplier of mobile telephone service may collect certain fees; changing provisions relating to a limitation on fees charged by local government for a public utility that sells or resells wireless service; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 563—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 5, 2001

1642

 

 

 

347

AN ACT relating to unclaimed property; revising provisions governing when unclaimed property is presumed abandoned; providing for a limited exemption from interest penalties for the late payment or delivery of abandoned property under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 77—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 5, 2001

1645

 

 

 

348

AN ACT relating to historic preservation; authorizing certain fund raising to benefit historic places or programs pursuant to which a donor of money is, under certain circumstances, allowed to name a historic place or portion thereof; revising the qualifications for membership on the Comstock historic district commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 102—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 5, 2001

1653

 

 

 

349

AN ACT relating to electric services; requiring electric utilities and alternative sellers to disclose to customers certain information concerning electric services and any products and services relating thereto; setting forth the types of information that must be disclosed by the electric utilities and alternative sellers; requiring the public utilities commission of Nevada to adopt regulations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 197—Assemblymen Leslie, Bache, Parks, de Braga, Gibbons, Brower, Buckley, Chowning, Freeman, Giunchigliani, Humke, Koivisto, Manendo, McClain, Parnell, Smith and Williams. Approved June 5, 2001

1654

 

 

 

350

AN ACT relating to metropolitan police departments; revising provisions relating to withdrawal from or dissolution of a department; requiring the approval of the voters for withdrawal from or dissolution of a department; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 202—Assemblymen Bache, Giunchigliani, Perkins, Williams, Berman, Anderson, Buckley, de Braga, Lee, Leslie, Manendo, Mortenson, Parks, Tiffany and Von Tobel. Joint Sponsors: Senators O’Connell, Wiener, Titus, Schneider and Shaffer. Approved June 5, 2001

1656

 

 

 

351

AN ACT relating to peace officers; providing that a peace officer may not be required to submit to a polygraphic examination; providing certain protections to an officer who refuses to submit to such an examination; providing that a person who alleges that an officer has engaged in certain prohibited acts may not be required to submit to a polygraphic examination as a condition to an investigation of the allegation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 282—Assemblyman Bache. Approved June 5, 2001

1663

 

 

 

352

AN ACT relating to transportation; authorizing the use of the proceeds of certain taxes for certain highway improvement projects located wholly or partially outside the boundaries of the State of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 465—Assemblymen Brown, Anderson, Beers, Cegavske, Chowning, Claborn, Collins, de Braga, Gibbons, Hettrick, Lee, Manendo, Marvel, Mortenson, Nolan, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Price, Smith and Von Tobel. Approved June 5, 2001

1665

 

 

 

353

AN ACT relating to programs for public employees; establishing for the next biennium the amount to be paid by this state for group insurance for certain public employees, public officers and retired public employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 558—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 5, 2001

1671

 

 

 

354

AN ACT relating to crimes; authorizing courts to defer and assess costs and fees for obtaining an order to protect a person from the crime of stalking, aggravated stalking and harassment against the adverse party; making various other changes pertaining to such an order; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 82—Assemblymen Koivisto, McClain, Carpenter, Humke, Chowning, Anderson, Arberry, Berman, Buckley, Claborn, Collins, de Braga, Dini, Giunchigliani, Lee, Leslie, Manendo, Nolan, Oceguera, Parks and Smith. Approved June 5, 2001

1671

 

 

 

355

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the issuance of special license plates and souvenir license plates for the support of the preservation and restoration of the natural environment of the Lower Truckee River and Pyramid Lake; providing for the issuance of special license plates for the support of rodeos, including support for the programs and activities of the Reno Rodeo Foundation and Nevada High School Rodeo Association or their successors; imposing a fee for the issuance or renewal of such license plates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 113—Assemblymen Anderson, de Braga, Carpenter, Collins, Dini, Beers, Berman, Buckley, Claborn, Gibbons, Hettrick, Lee, Manendo, Marvel, McClain, Neighbors, Nolan, Smith and Von Tobel. Approved June 5, 2001

1672

 

 

 

356

AN ACT relating to land use planning; expanding the subjects that must be addressed in a master plan in certain counties; limiting the number of annual amendments to the land use plan of the master plan or portions thereof in certain circumstances; revising provisions governing applications for changes in the boundaries of zoning districts and special use permits with regard to property located within certain unincorporated towns; requiring members of a town advisory board to receive certain training; authorizing the election of and providing limitations on the terms of members of town advisory boards in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 182—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 5, 2001

1679

 

 

 

357

AN ACT relating to juveniles; revising the provisions concerning the waiver by juveniles of their right to counsel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 308—Assemblymen Tiffany, Cegavske, Arberry, Beers, Berman, Brower, Brown, Buckley, Carpenter, Chowning, Claborn, Collins, Freeman, Gibbons, Hettrick, Koivisto, Lee, Leslie, Manendo, Marvel, Mortenson, Neighbors, Parks, Parnell, Smith and Von Tobel. Joint Sponsor: Senator Wiener. Approved June 5, 2001

1689

 

 

 

358

AN ACT relating to criminal records; requiring information concerning the sealing of records and restoration of civil rights to be provided to certain persons; reducing the time required to lapse before a petition to seal certain criminal records may be brought; making various other changes concerning sealing criminal records; revising provisions governing the restoration of civil rights; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 328—Assemblymen Giunchigliani, Anderson, Arberry, Bache, Freeman, Goldwater, Oceguera and Williams. Joint Sponsor: Senator Neal. Approved June 5, 2001

1690

 

 

 

359

AN ACT relating to cooperative agreements; prohibiting the operation of certain legal entities created by cooperative agreements between public agencies in such a manner as to affect adversely the continued existence of a public agency that is not a party to such an agreement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 413—Assemblyman Gustavson (by request). Approved June 5, 2001

1698

 

 

 

360

AN ACT relating to evidence; expanding the circumstances under which expert testimony concerning the effects of domestic violence and evidence of domestic violence are admissible in a criminal proceeding; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 417—Assemblywoman Leslie. Approved June 5, 2001

1698

 

 

 

361

AN ACT relating to the protection of children; providing that a child may be represented by an attorney in certain proceedings that involve the child and that his attorney has certain authority and rights; requiring each person who submits a report or information to a court for consideration in certain proceedings concerning protective services for a child to provide a copy of the report or information to the parent or guardian of the child and the attorney of the parent or guardian within a certain time before the proceeding under certain circumstances; providing that such a proceeding may be continued under certain circumstances; providing that the parent or guardian and the attorney of the parent or guardian is entitled to receive a copy of the recording or transcript of such a proceeding under certain circumstances; reducing the period within which the placement of a child with a person other than his parent must be reviewed under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 429—Assemblyman Hettrick. Approved June 5, 2001

1699

 

 

 

362

AN ACT relating to general improvement districts; authorizing a general improvement district in certain counties to charge owners of dwelling units which receive services provided by the district for which the owners are not being charged; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 430—Assemblymen Cegavske and Hettrick. Approved June 5, 2001

1709

 

 

 

363

AN ACT relating to local governments; authorizing counties and cities to donate real property to corporations for public benefit in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 451—Assemblymen Perkins, Dini, Giunchigliani, Chowning, Cegavske, Beers, Carpenter, Claborn, de Braga, Goldwater, Hettrick, Koivisto, Leslie, Marvel, McClain, Mortenson, Nolan and Ohrenschall. Approved June 5, 2001

1710

 

 

 

364

AN ACT relating to taxation; authorizing the Nevada tax commission to enter into, under certain circumstances, the streamlined sales and use tax agreement, to act jointly with other states to simplify and modernize sales and use tax administration, take other actions reasonably required to implement the agreement and represent this state before the other states that are signatories to the agreement; allocating certain liabilities among certain participants in certain sales or services that involve more than one state; specifying that no provision of the agreement invalidates or amends any provision of Nevada law; requiring out-of-state retailers who contract with the state or a political subdivision to agree to collect sales tax on sales within this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 455—Assemblymen Goldwater, Cegavske and Arberry. Joint Sponsors: Senators McGinness, Coffin and Schneider. Approved June 5, 2001

1711

 

 

 

365

AN ACT relating to watercraft; prohibiting the operation of certain motorboats on certain waters by persons who do not satisfy certain requirements; prohibiting the rental or lease of certain motorboats to those persons; requiring the division of wildlife of the state department of conservation and natural resources to certify instructors to provide courses in safe boating; requiring the division to establish a database of persons who possess certificates relating to safe boating; revising provisions regarding the operation of personal watercraft; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 469—Assemblymen Beers, Collins, Brown, Hettrick, Humke, Lee, Ohrenschall, Price and Tiffany. Approved June 5, 2001

1717

 

 

 

366

AN ACT relating to counties; authorizing certain counties to establish an advisory committee on aircraft noise; excluding from the purview of the committee the operation of certain types of aircraft; requiring certain counties to enact and enforce certain ordinances concerning the reporting of certain aircraft noise; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 490—Assemblymen Giunchigliani, Oceguera, Manendo, Williams, Ohrenschall, Arberry, Bache, Buckley, Cegavske, Chowning, Claborn, Collins, Goldwater, Koivisto, Lee, McClain, Mortenson, Parks, Perkins and Price. Approved June 5, 2001

1721

 

 

 

367

AN ACT relating to public schools; revising provisions governing the policy for the renovation or reconstruction of schools required of certain school districts; revising provisions governing the use of certain proceeds of bonds for a pilot program of a certain school district for the replacement of schools; requiring Clark County school district to continue its pilot program for the replacement of schools; authorizing a certain school district to use a certain amount of money from its fund for capital projects to finance the replacement of schools designated for its pilot program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 499—Assemblymen Williams, Arberry, Chowning and Manendo. Approved June 5, 2001

1723

 

 

 

368

AN ACT relating to vehicles; providing for the identification, registration, regulation, taxation and other treatment of recreational park trailers as recreational vehicles; revising certain statutory definitions of “motor home” and “travel trailer;” and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 540—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved June 5, 2001

1725

 

 

 

369

AN ACT relating to law enforcement; providing that certain field agents and inspectors of the state department of agriculture are category II peace officers; providing that the peace officers’ standards and training commission may enter into certain interlocal agreements with Indian tribes; requiring that certain peace officers be certified by the commission within a certain period; revising the authority of the director of the state department of agriculture to designate certain department personnel as field agents and expanding their authority to stop vehicles temporarily; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 560—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 5, 2001

1728

 

 

 

370

AN ACT relating to county recorders; revising the provisions governing county recorders; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 568—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 5, 2001

1732

 

 

 

371

AN ACT relating to utilities; revising provisions governing annual assessments imposed by the public utilities commission of Nevada; revising provisions governing the establishment of the rates of certain utilities; providing that certain accident reports concerning utilities must be open to public inspection; changing the dates for the calculation and payment of assessments by railroads; revising provisions governing the adoption of water conservation and incentive plans by utilities; revising provisions governing the provision of utility services to mobile home parks and company towns to include services from alternative sellers; providing for the acquisition of utility services by mobile home parks from alternative sellers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 210—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved June 5, 2001

1762

 

 

 

372

AN ACT relating to professions; requiring interpreters for persons who are deaf or whose hearing is impaired to be certified; prescribing the requirements for certification; requiring the commission on professional standards in education to adopt regulations that require certain teachers and other educational personnel to satisfy the requirements for certification as an interpreter; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 245—Senator Mathews. Approved June 5, 2001

1771

 

 

 

373

AN ACT relating to professions; revising the provisions governing the formation and operation of a professional corporation or association by certain multiple disciplines; authorizing the state board of architecture, interior design and residential design to accept satisfactory evidence of registration as an interior designer in another jurisdiction under certain circumstances; repealing certain provisions governing a member of the board who is a residential designer or registered interior designer; providing that a certificate of registration issued to an architect, registered interior designer or residential designer must be renewed annually; revising the qualifications to apply for registration as an architect or registered interior designer; revising the circumstances under which a residential designer may engage in practice as a registered interior designer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 301—Committee on Judiciary. Approved June 5, 2001

1780

 

 

 

374

AN ACT relating to local financial administration; revising provisions governing local government finance to comply with current generally accepted accounting and auditing standards; providing a procedure for the augmentation of budgets of local governments; requiring the department of taxation to create certain forms; requiring the state treasurer to withhold distributions from the local government tax distribution account from local governments under certain circumstances; requiring the use of alternative population totals for calculating distributions from the local government tax distribution account under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 317—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 5, 2001

1793

 

 

 

375

AN ACT relating to podiatry; authorizing a podiatric physician who is licensed by the state board of podiatry to amputate toes under certain circumstances; prohibiting a county hospital from denying a podiatric physician admission to the staff of the hospital under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 405—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities. Approved June 5, 2001

1829

 

 

 

376

AN ACT relating to the department of prisons; revising provisions relating to the appointment of wardens by the department of prisons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 504—Committee on Finance. Approved June 5, 2001

1831

 

 

 

377

AN ACT relating to the state financial administration; clarifying certain provisions governing use of money in the state highway fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 522—Committee on Transportation. Approved June 5, 2001

1832

 

 

 

378

AN ACT relating to meetings of public bodies; requiring a public body to give written notice to person against whom the public body is considering taking administrative action or property by eminent domain; revising the definition of “meeting” to include and exclude certain gatherings of members of a public body; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 225—Assemblymen Freeman, Anderson, Gibbons, Williams, Chowning, Arberry, Bache, Beers, Berman, Buckley, Collins, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Humke, Lee, Leslie, Manendo, Nolan, Parks, Parnell, Price, Smith and Tiffany. Joint Sponsors: Senators Rawson, Schneider, Neal, O’Connell, Townsend, Amodei, Mathews and Shaffer. Approved June 5, 2001

1835

 

 

 

379

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; declaring a prospective increase in the number of applications that must be received by the department of motor vehicles and public safety before the department may design, prepare or issue future special license plates; revising the amount of the fee for the initial issuance of a special license plate that must be deposited in the revolving account for the issuance of special license plates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 229—Assemblymen Bache, Perkins, Leslie, Gibbons, Giunchigliani, Anderson, Arberry, Beers, Berman, Brower, Brown, Buckley, Carpenter, Cegavske, Claborn, Collins, Freeman, Goldwater, Hettrick, Humke, Koivisto, Lee, McClain, Mortenson, Neighbors, Nolan, Parks, Parnell, Price, Smith, Tiffany, Von Tobel and Williams. Joint Sponsors: Senators Wiener, Neal, Care, Rawson, O’Connell, Amodei, Carlton, Coffin, Mathews, McGinness, Porter, Schneider, Shaffer and Titus. Approved June 5, 2001

1837

 

 

 

380

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Business and Industry for an unanticipated shortfall in the money budgeted for salaries for meeting expenses and salaries for personnel in the Nevada Athletic Commission. Assembly Bill No. 235—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 5, 2001

1838

 

 

 

381

AN ACT relating to children; requiring the adoption of regulations governing the provision of certain information to foster or adoptive parents; revising certain provisions governing procedures for the protection of children from abuse and neglect; clarifying and limiting certain provisions regarding the imposition of civil sanctions for the disclosure of confidential information; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 248—Committee on Health and Human Services. Approved June 5, 2001

1838

 

 

 

382

AN ACT making appropriations to the State Department of Agriculture for the revolving account for agriculture working capital and for budgetary shortfalls regarding the State Predatory Animal and Rodent Committee and agricultural administration; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 273—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 5, 2001

1851

 

 

 

383

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; requiring genetic marker analysis to be obtained from certain offenders convicted of certain felonies; revising certain provisions concerning genetic marker testing to refer to obtaining a “biological specimen”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 489—Assemblymen Gustavson, Angle, Beers, Anderson, Berman, Brower, Brown, Buckley, Carpenter, Claborn, Gibbons, Humke, Lee, Oceguera, Price and Von Tobel. Approved June 5, 2001

1852

 

 

 

384

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the issuance of special license plates for the support of the preservation of the history of atomic testing in Nevada; providing for the issuance of special license plates to support preserving the federal lands surrounding Las Vegas; providing for the issuance of special license plates for antique trucks and truck-tractors; authorizing under certain circumstances the owner or operator of a motor vehicle displaying special license plates for a disabled veteran to park in a parking space designated for handicapped persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 643—Committee on Transportation. Approved June 5, 2001

1857

 

 

 

385

AN ACT relating to juveniles; prohibiting an entity that supervises a juvenile who is ordered to perform work or community service from placing the juvenile on a highway except under certain circumstances or in any other dangerous situation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 27—Assemblyman Perkins. Approved June 5, 2001

1864

 

 

 

386

AN ACT relating to child support; increasing the presumptive maximum monthly amount that certain parents may be required to pay for support of a child; requiring the office of court administrator to adjust annually the amount of such payments based on the consumer price index; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 37—Committee on Judiciary. Approved June 5, 2001

1865

 

 

 

387

AN ACT relating to law enforcement; revising provisions governing the duties of certain peace officers in larger counties when certain felonies are committed or attempted in their presence or in an area that is within their jurisdiction; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 220—Committee on Judiciary. Approved June 5, 2001

1868

 

 

 

388

AN ACT relating to occupational diseases; creating statutory presumptions that hepatitis is an occupational disease for certain firemen and emergency medical attendants; establishing requirements of eligibility for the statutory presumptions; requiring the testing of such employees for the presence of hepatitis; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 313—Assemblymen Oceguera, Gibbons, Goldwater, Buckley, Manendo, Anderson, Angle, Arberry, Bache, Beers, Berman, Brower, Brown, Carpenter, Cegavske, Chowning, Claborn, Collins, de Braga, Dini, Freeman, Giunchigliani, Gustavson, Hettrick, Humke, Koivisto, Lee, Leslie, Marvel, McClain, Mortenson, Neighbors, Nolan, Ohrenschall, Parks, Parnell, Perkins, Price, Smith, Tiffany, Von Tobel and Williams. Joint Sponsors: Senators Amodei, Carlton, Titus, Porter, Care, Coffin, Jacobsen, James, Mathews, McGinness, Neal, Raggio, Rawson, Rhoads, Schneider, Shaffer, Washington and Wiener. Approved June 5, 2001

1871

 

 

 

389

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; making various changes relating to the collection of debts owed to the state; increasing certain fees and charges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 314—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 5, 2001

1876

 

 

 

390

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; requiring an offender convicted of a first offense of driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance to attend a program of treatment for the abuse of alcohol or drugs when the concentration of alcohol in the blood or breath of the offender is 0.18 or more; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 315—Assemblymen Parks, Manendo, Arberry, Gibbons, Ohrenschall, Anderson, Bache, Beers, Buckley, Chowning, Claborn, Collins, de Braga, Freeman, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Hettrick, Koivisto, Lee, Leslie, McClain, Mortenson, Neighbors, Oceguera, Perkins, Price, Smith and Williams. Approved June 5, 2001

1884

 

 

 

391

AN ACT relating to the department of motor vehicles and public safety; requiring the department to retain for a specified period the originals of certain documents containing the disclosure of the mileage of a motor vehicle; revising provisions regarding the bonds required for certain licensees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 320—Assemblywoman Buckley. Approved June 5, 2001

1888

 

 

 

392

AN ACT relating to workers’ compensation; requiring a hearing officer or appeals officer to order an insurer, organization for managed care, third-party administrator or employer to pay for treatment or other services provided to an employee by a provider of health care under certain circumstances; requiring an insurer to include in certain statements a notice setting forth the right of an injured employee to select an alternative treating physician or chiropractor; authorizing an injured employee to select an alternative treating physician or chiropractor under certain circumstances; requiring the administrator of the division of industrial relations of the department of business and industry to design a form notifying an injured employee of his right to select an alternative treating physician or chiropractor; requiring an insurer to deliver to a treating physician or chiropractor certain provisions relating to the evaluation of a permanent impairment under certain circumstances; revising the provisions governing eligibility for and duration of vocational rehabilitation services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 338—Assemblyman Bache. Approved June 5, 2001

1891

 

 

 

393

AN ACT relating to educational personnel; requiring boards of trustees of school districts to place a teacher who has been employed by another school district in this state on the salary schedule in a classification that is commensurate with the level of education acquired by the teacher; requiring boards of trustees of school districts to give an administrator who has been employed by another school district in this state credit for his previous administrative service and place him on the salary schedule in a classification that is comparable to his former classification; revising provisions governing the employment status of certain postprobationary employees who voluntarily leave their employment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 380—Assemblymen Bache, Giunchigliani, Williams, Anderson, Parnell, Berman, Brown, Buckley, Carpenter, Chowning, de Braga, Freeman, Gibbons, Lee, Leslie, Manendo, Mortenson, Oceguera, Parks, Smith, Tiffany and Von Tobel. Joint Sponsors: Senators Carlton and Amodei. Approved June 5, 2001

1904

 

 

 

394

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; prohibiting the driver of a motor vehicle from permitting a person to ride upon the bed of a flatbed truck or within the bed of a pickup truck under certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 383—Assemblymen Koivisto, Bache, McClain, Parks, Anderson, Arberry, Brown, Chowning, Claborn, Freeman, Giunchigliani, Manendo, Mortenson, Nolan, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Price, Smith and Tiffany. Approved June 5, 2001

1906

 

 

 

395

AN ACT relating to land use planning; revising the provisions governing the authority of a city or county to control the location of certain residential facilities; changing the statutory name of “halfway house for alcohol and drug abusers”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 395—Assemblymen Oceguera, Giunchigliani, McClain, Parks, Freeman, Goldwater, Koivisto, Manendo and Price. Joint Sponsors: Senators O’Donnell, O’Connell, Care and Titus. Approved June 5, 2001

1907

 

 

 

396

AN ACT relating to arrests; revising the provisions governing the authority of members, agents or local or district officers of certain societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals to make arrests; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 419—Assemblymen Gustavson, Berman, Carpenter, Cegavske, Claborn, Collins, Gibbons, Humke and Price. Joint Sponsor: Senator Washington. Approved June 5, 2001

1913

 

 

 

397

AN ACT relating to the state public works board; authorizing the board to enter into a contract with a contractor to assist the board in the development and review of designs, plans, specifications and estimates of costs for a proposed construction project; requiring the board to notify the governor if a member of the board fails to attend three successive meetings of the board; authorizing the governor to replace such a member for the unexpired term of the member; establishing qualifications for appointed members of the board; requiring the board to obtain the approval of the legislature or interim finance committee for certain changes to a project; requiring the inclusion of certain provisions concerning change orders in a contract with a design professional; removing the provision requiring the director of the department of administration to serve as the chairman of the board; requiring the chairman of the board to be elected from among the appointed members of the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 428—Assemblyman Hettrick. Approved June 5, 2001

1915

 

 

 

398

AN ACT relating to sanitation; increasing the penalties for disposing of sewage or solid waste unlawfully; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 442—Assemblymen Ohrenschall, Manendo, Claborn, Anderson, Angle, Arberry, Berman, Brown, Buckley, Carpenter, Chowning, Collins, Dini, Freeman, Gibbons, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Hettrick, Humke, Koivisto, Lee, McClain, Mortenson, Nolan, Oceguera, Parks and Price. Approved June 5, 2001

1920

 

 

 

399

AN ACT relating to insurance; requiring certain providers of individual or group health insurance to contract with federally qualified health centers as providers of certain health care services under certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 452—Assemblywoman Giunchigliani. Approved June 5, 2001

1922

 

 

 

400

AN ACT relating to education; prohibiting harassment and intimidation in public schools; requiring each school district to disseminate related information to pupils; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 459—Assemblymen Parks, Leslie, Williams, Bache, Anderson, Arberry, Buckley, Cegavske, Chowning, Claborn, de Braga, Dini, Freeman, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Koivisto, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Neighbors, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Perkins, Price and Smith. Joint Sponsors: Senators Titus, Wiener, Rawson, Care and Coffin. Approved June 5, 2001

1928

 

 

 

401

AN ACT relating to public works; eliminating the provision providing an exemption from qualifying to bid for a public work of this state; requiring the state public works board to adopt by regulation an additional criteria for the qualification of bidders on a contract for a public work of this state; authorizing the state public works board and the governing body of a local government to determine whether an applicant is qualified to bid by project or for a specified period; allowing the governing body of a local government that does not adopt criteria for the qualification of bidders to accept a bid on a contract for a public work from certain persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 461—Assemblyman Parks. Approved June 5, 2001

1930

 

 

 

402

AN ACT relating to water; requiring a county of origin to obtain the prior approval of the state engineer before imposing a tax on certain transfers of water; requiring the state engineer to make certain determinations concerning those transfers; prohibiting the imposition of the tax upon certain water; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 468—Assemblymen Beers, Tiffany, Berman, Brown, Carpenter, Collins, Hettrick, Humke, Lee, Marvel, Oceguera, Ohrenschall and Price. Approved June 5, 2001

1933

 

 

 

403

AN ACT relating to offenders; providing for the continuation of certain programs of treatment for the abuse of alcohol or drugs for certain offenders; revising certain provisions concerning such programs of treatment; making various changes concerning the sentencing of certain persons who are sentenced to imprisonment without the possibility of parole; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 574—Committee on Judiciary. Approved June 5, 2001

1934

 

 

 

404

AN ACT relating to manufactured home parks; authorizing the landlord of a manufactured home park to require written consent before a person moves a manufactured home or recreational vehicle into the manufactured home park; providing certain statutory exceptions for corporate cooperative parks; requiring the landlord of a manufactured home park to post periodically a report on the quality of water supplied to the manufactured home park; requiring the attendance of the administrator of the manufactured housing division of the department of business and industry or his representative at certain meetings between a landlord and tenant; authorizing the landlord of a manufactured home park to impose certain requirements relating to the occupancy of manufactured homes; providing that certain prohibitions relating to increases in rent for manufactured homes and manufactured home lots apply to long-term leases; reducing certain periods of notice required before a landlord may bring an action for an unlawful detainer or terminate a written agreement; requiring the manufactured housing division of the department of business and industry to create a limited license authorizing the landlord or manager of a manufactured home park to resell a manufactured home under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 619—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved June 5, 2001

1937

 

 

 

405

AN ACT relating to water safety; prohibiting the operation of certain vessels unless persons less than 12 years of age are wearing personal flotation devices while the vessel is under way; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 632—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining. Approved June 5, 2001

1947

 

 

 

406

AN ACT relating to governmental administration; requiring the county or city clerk under certain circumstances to provide the result of a challenge of a voter to the person who initiated the challenge; clarifying the treatment of special absent ballots; revising the procedures for closing a polling place and counting ballots; revising the provisions governing voting by a new resident for President and Vice President; revising the requirement that a judicial officer and a candidate for judicial office must file certain statements of financial disclosure; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 638—Committee on Elections, Procedures, and Ethics. Approved June 5, 2001

1949

 

 

 

407

AN ACT relating to classifications based on population; changing the population basis for the exercise of certain powers by local governments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 650—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 5, 2001

1959

 

 

 

408

AN ACT relating to elections; requiring the secretary of state to include on a form for an application to register to vote an option for a registered voter to receive a sample ballot in large type; requiring that certain information be placed on certain sample ballots; requiring that a sample ballot in large type be mailed to a registered voter upon request; requiring that certain sample ballots be printed in at least a certain minimum size print; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 27—Senator Wiener. Approved June 5, 2001

2001

 

 

 

409

AN ACT relating to the Airport Authority of Washoe County; revising the provisions governing the appointment of the members of the board of trustees; prohibiting a former member of the board from entering into, bidding on or having a pecuniary interest in a contract with the authority or being employed by the authority until 1 year after the termination of his service on the board; exempting the Authority from certain requirements concerning concession agreements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 38—Senator Townsend. Approved June 5, 2001

2004

 

 

 

410

AN ACT relating to public works projects; authorizing certain public bodies to contract with a design-build team for certain public works projects; removing certain requirements for providing notice of certain hearings; removing certain requirements for advertising for preliminary proposals from design-build teams for certain projects; changing certain requirements for the contents of a request for preliminary proposals; authorizing a public body and the department of transportation to select finalists for submitting a final proposal within a certain period; requiring a public body and the department of transportation to consider the degree to which a preliminary proposal is responsive to certain requirements when selecting finalists; changing certain requirements for a request for final proposals; removing the date for expiration of provisions relating to the use of design-build teams on public works projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 61—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 5, 2001

2006

 

 

 

411

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; removing the authority for a private person to take an arrested person before the nearest magistrate following an arrest; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 182—Committee on Judiciary. Approved June 5, 2001

2023

 

 

 

412

AN ACT relating to elections; establishing uniform, statewide standards for counting votes cast using certain methods of voting; requiring the secretary of state to adopt regulations establishing uniform, statewide standards for counting votes cast using all other methods of voting; making various changes relating to requests for absent ballots; establishing procedures concerning the custody of certain ballots; limiting, under certain circumstances, a recount requested by a candidate to a recount of the votes received for that candidate and the votes received for the candidate who won the election; prohibiting members of a board of county commissioners or a city council from serving on a recount board under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 297—Senator O’Connell (by request). Approved June 5, 2001

2024

 

 

 

413

AN ACT relating to the Airport Authority of Washoe County; increasing the number of trustees on the board of trustees of the Airport Authority of Washoe County; requiring the County Fair and Recreation Board of Washoe County to appoint a trustee who represents consumers of services provided at the airport; requiring an appointing authority to appoint persons who have certain qualifications to serve on the board of trustees of the Airport Authority of Washoe County; prohibiting a member of the board from serving more than two terms; limiting the ability of an appointing authority to remove a member of the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 299—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 5, 2001

2042

 

 

 

414

AN ACT relating to financial businesses; authorizing certain mortgage companies and lending businesses to be licensed to conduct business in this state from locations outside this state under certain circumstances; establishing certain procedures for a mortgage company to notify the commissioner of financial institutions of a change of address of its licensed place of business; including check-cashing and deferred deposit services in the definition of “financial institution” for purposes of the investigative account for financial institutions; requiring the commissioner of financial institutions to charge a fee for certain services; changing the procedures for a lending business to notify the commissioner of financial institutions of a change of address of its licensed place of business; authorizing the commissioner of financial institutions to impose a fine on a mortgage company or lending business for failing to notify the commissioner of a proposed change of address; removing the requirement that the commissioner of financial institutions notify lending businesses of his receipt of an application for licensure of a lending business; authorizing a credit union to exercise authority and perform acts that a federal credit union may exercise or perform under certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 330—Senator Shaffer. Approved June 5, 2001

2044

 

 

 

415

AN ACT relating to offenders; revising the provisions pertaining to the registration of certain offenders; revising the provisions pertaining to community notification regarding sex offenders; revising the provisions pertaining to the conditions of probation and parole of sex offenders; revising the provisions governing criminal liability for certain offenders who fail to register or fail to notify certain agencies of a change of address; revising various provisions governing community notification of juvenile sex offenders; revising various provisions governing attendance of juvenile sex offenders at the same public school or private school as their victims; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 412—Committee on Judiciary. Approved June 5, 2001

2050

 

 

 

416

AN ACT relating to public utilities; prohibiting certain governmental entities from acquiring or expanding facilities relating to the provision of certain services provided by public utilities in certain circumstances; providing an exception; requiring the legislative committee to study the distribution among local governments of revenue from state and local taxes to conduct a study and report its findings to the legislature; extending the effective date for certain provisions relating to the legislative committee to study the distribution among local governments of revenue from state and local taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 425—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved June 5, 2001

2072

 

 

 

417

AN ACT relating to regional planning; extending the interval at which the regional planning coalition may review certain plans of a governing body, regional agency, state agency or public utility; requiring certain regional and state agencies to ensure, to the extent practicable, that certain of their plans and land use decisions are consistent with certain other regional and local plans; authorizing the regional planning coalition to make certain grants to a city or county for purposes related to land use planning; authorizing the regional planning coalition to request the preparation of not more than one legislative measure for a regular legislative session; authorizing the regional planning coalition to adopt rules or bylaws pertaining to the attendance of members of its governing board at meetings of the governing board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 530—Committee on Natural Resources. Approved June 5, 2001

2116

 

 

 

418

AN ACT relating to affordable housing; expanding the powers of the housing division of the department of business and industry; exempting the housing division from the state purchasing act; removing certain requirements for loans made by the housing division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 552—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 5, 2001

2120

 

 

 

419

AN ACT relating to telephone systems; providing for the imposition of surcharges on telephone services by certain counties for the enhancement of telephone systems for reporting emergencies in those counties; providing for the deposit of certain fees imposed by cities and counties on providers of personal wireless service into a special revenue fund; revising the purposes for which money in the special revenue fund may be used; prohibiting the governing body of every incorporated city from imposing certain requirements upon a provider of telecommunications service; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 569—Senator Amodei. Approved June 5, 2001

2123

 

 

 

420

AN ACT relating to orders; making various changes concerning orders for protection against domestic violence; providing that certain orders for protection issued in another state are not subject to certain requirements to be given full faith and credit in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 581—Committee on Judiciary. Approved June 5, 2001

2127

 

 

 

421

AN ACT relating to property; revising the manner in which the department of transportation is required to dispose of certain property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 219—Committee on Transportation. Approved June 5, 2001

2132

 

 

 

422

AN ACT relating to cigarettes; exempting duty-free sales enterprises and persons importing cigarettes for personal use from provisions governing the licensing of cigarette dealers and the taxation of cigarettes; providing that cigarette revenue stamps must identify the dealer who affixed the stamps; requiring certain dealers to file certificates regarding cigarettes imported into the United States; expanding the scope of prohibited acts by cigarette dealers; revising the provisions governing the disposal of certain contraband cigarettes; providing for a private right of action for injunctive relief regarding certain violations of chapter 370 of NRS; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 527—Committee on Taxation. Approved June 5, 2001

2135

 

 

 

423

AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative fund for additional equipment and software for information systems for the Legislative Counsel Bureau and the Nevada Legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 187—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2137

 

 

 

424

AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative fund for certain maintenance and rehabilitation projects on the legislative building; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 189—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2138

 

 

 

425

AN ACT relating to the state personnel system; creating the committee on catastrophic leave to hear appeals from decisions of appointing authorities regarding the use of such leave; prescribing the powers and duties of the committee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 285—Assemblymen Parnell, Bache, Smith, Gibbons, Koivisto, McClain, Oceguera and Parks. Approved June 6, 2001

2139

 

 

 

426

AN ACT relating to the University and Community College System of Nevada; requiring the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada to appoint a committee to study the organizational structure of certain community colleges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 454—Assemblymen Arberry, Giunchigliani, Collins, Anderson, Berman, Buckley, Dini, Goldwater, Manendo, Mortenson, Neighbors, Price and Tiffany. Approved June 6, 2001

2141

 

 

 

427

AN ACT making an appropriation to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for a radio connection between the Nevada State Park System and the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 507—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2142

 

 

 

428

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for furnishings and equipment for the Division of Child and Family Services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 517—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2142

 

 

 

429

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Information Technology for phase IIA of the digital microwave upgrade; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 524—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2143

 

 

 

430

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Legislative Counsel Bureau for new and replacement equipment and various maintenance projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 527—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2143

 

 

 

431

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for software and computer equipment for the Nevada rural health communications system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 529—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2144

 

 

 

432

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for a vehicle, furnishings and equipment for the Nevada Youth Training Center within the Division of Child and Family Services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 531—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2144

 

 

 

433

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for a vehicle, office equipment and remodeling for the Northern Nevada Child and Adolescent Services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 532—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2145

 

 

 

434

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Business and Industry for the replacement of computers in the Consumer Affairs Division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 533—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2145

 

 

 

435

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for an enhanced health clinic for the Jan Evans Juvenile Justice Center; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 598—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2146

 

 

 

436

AN ACT relating to trade practices; authorizing the public utilities commission of Nevada to adopt regulations governing the disclosures that must be made by a provider of a telecommunications service to a customer before the customer is charged for the service; expanding the definition of “deceptive trade practice” to include certain advertising practices relating to goods or services; revising the provisions governing certificates of registration issued to certain registrants by the consumer affairs division; requiring the renewal of those certificates of registration; increasing the amount of the security that certain dance studios and health clubs are required to deposit with the consumer affairs division; requiring certain sellers of travel to register and deposit security with the consumer affairs division; authorizing certain consumers to bring and maintain actions to recover against the security; providing for the release of the security within a certain period after the seller of travel ceases to operate; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 627—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved June 6, 2001

2146

 

 

 

437

AN ACT relating to the state department of agriculture; expanding the types of fees that must be used in the plant industry program and expanding the purposes for which expenditures for the plant industry program may be made; abolishing the apiary inspection account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 115—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2154

 

 

 

438

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Business and Industry for the replacement of certain computers in the Office of the Labor Commissioner; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 503—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2155

 

 

 

439

AN ACT making an appropriation to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for maintenance projects at state parks; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 506—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2155

 

 

 

440

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Interim Finance Committee for allocation to the Department of Human Resources for an electronic application process for the Nevada Check Up program and Medicaid assistance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 514—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2156

 

 

 

441

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for the Medicaid Management Information System; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 516—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2157

 

 

 

442

AN ACT making appropriations to the Motor Pool Division of the Department of Administration and the Investigation Division of the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety for the purchase of additional vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 523—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2157

 

 

 

443

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Supreme Court of Nevada for security system upgrades, a system-wide website and communications infrastructure, and new and replacement equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 525—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2158

 

 

 

444

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Taxation for the purchase of new and replacement equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 526—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved June 6, 2001

2158

 

 

 

445

AN ACT relating to higher education; requiring the state treasurer to adopt regulations to establish and carry out the Nevada college savings program as authorized by federal law; creating the Nevada college savings trust fund and providing for its administration; eliminating the prospective expiration of various provisions governing the program for the prepayment of tuition at an institution of higher education; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 554—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 6, 2001

2159

 

 

 

446

AN ACT relating to insurance; providing for the regulation of the business of viatical settlements; requiring the commissioner of insurance to adopt regulations governing the use of electronic records and signatures; temporarily authorizing the adoption of regulations to enforce federal law concerning a bill of rights for patients; limiting the disclosure of certain information concerning consumers; providing for the conversion of domestic mutual insurers into domestic stock insurers; providing for the reorganization of domestic mutual insurers into mutual insurance holding companies; making various other changes concerning the regulation of insurance; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 618—Committee on Commerce and Labor. Approved June 6, 2001

2166

 

 

 

447

AN ACT relating to cancer; revising the provisions governing certain records of a health care facility relating to cancer; making a fine mandatory for a violation of such provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 630—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining. Approved June 6, 2001

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448

AN ACT relating to public works projects; authorizing public bodies and local governments to award contracts for certain public works projects to specialty contractors; specifying that certain requirements for receiving a certificate for preference in bidding must be satisfied while licensed as a general contractor or specialty contractor; requiring the state contractors’ board to issue a certificate of eligibility to receive a preference in bidding to a specialty contractor under certain circumstances; allowing general contractors and specialty contractors to receive a preference for bidding on public works by purchasing a contractor that possesses such a preference; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 63—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 6, 2001

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449

AN ACT relating to county government; authorizing a board of county commissioners to designate an animal as inherently dangerous and to provide by ordinance for civil liability for a person who violates certain ordinances relating to the control of animals; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 150—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 6, 2001

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450

AN ACT making appropriations to the Department of Human Resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 247—Committee on Finance. Approved June 6, 2001

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451

AN ACT relating to zoning; requiring a city or county to pay just compensation or authorize an alternative location for certain nonconforming outdoor advertising structures under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 265—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 6, 2001

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452

AN ACT relating to counties; detaching certain territory from Clark County and attaching that territory to Nye County; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 395—Senator McGinness. Joint Sponsor: Assemblyman Neighbors. Approved June 6, 2001

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453

AN ACT relating to the office of science, engineering and technology; transferring the office from the University and Community College System of Nevada to the Office of the Governor; revising the duties of the director of the office; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 401—Senators Rawson, Neal and O’Donnell. Approved June 6, 2001

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454

AN ACT relating to ethics in government; revising certain provisions regarding prohibited pecuniary interests and commitments of public officers and employees; specifying a period for the retention of certain documents filed with the commission on ethics; eliminating the requirement that certain public officials and judicial officers notify the commission in writing of their intent to use previously filed financial disclosure statements to fulfill certain other duties to file financial disclosure statements; providing a maximum civil penalty for failure to file financial disclosure statements in a timely manner; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 466—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 6, 2001

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455

AN ACT relating to public investments; authorizing additional types of investments for money in certain public funds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 487—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 6, 2001

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456

AN ACT relating to governmental administration; establishing certain requirements for the use of installment-purchase agreements by local governments; removing the requirement that local governments create funds for certain extraordinary maintenance, repair or improvements; creating certain exceptions to the Uniform Commercial Code—Secured Transactions; authorizing the committee on local government finance to adopt certain regulations; requiring the committee on local government finance to adopt certain regulations; prohibiting the use of the proceeds from certain obligations issued by a local government to pay operating expenses; requiring the Nevada tax commission to appoint a subcommittee to conduct a public hearing concerning the management of a local government in a severe financial emergency; requiring the publication of certain regulations in the Nevada Administrative Code; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 553—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 6, 2001

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457

AN ACT relating to tort claims; allowing the risk management division of the department of administration and the attorney general to assess counties for certain tort claims under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 568—Committee on Government Affairs. Approved June 6, 2001

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458

AN ACT relating to probate; providing for the use of electronic wills and electronic trusts; providing for a declaration of attesting witnesses to a will; revising provisions governing the appeal of a contest of a will; revising provisions governing the summary administration of an estate; providing for the application of certain provisions governing estates to provisions governing trusts; revising various other provisions governing probate; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 33—Committee on Judiciary. Approved June 6, 2001

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459

AN ACT relating to the administration of the courts; revising the manner in which administrative assessments are distributed to the office of the court administrator; requiring the reduction of appropriations made to the supreme court from the state general fund upon the receipt of certain money from those assessments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 139—Committee on Finance. Approved June 6, 2001

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