Statutes of the State of Nevada - Twentieth Special Session, 2003

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the Legislative Fund for the costs of the 20th Special Session; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 1—Senators Raggio and Titus.  Approved July 3, 2003

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AN ACT relating to gaming; revising the provisions pertaining to the acquisition or disposition of an interest in a business entity that holds a state gaming license or the option to purchase such an interest; authorizing the Nevada Gaming Commission to adopt regulations prescribing the manner for submission of payments by licensees; requiring a person employed as a gaming employee to be registered as a gaming employee by the State Gaming Control Board; requiring the Board to investigate each person applying for registration or renewal of registration as a gaming employee; providing for a fee for processing an application for registration as a gaming employee; authorizing the Commission to adopt regulations allowing a person who owns antique gaming devices to sell such devices without procuring a license; authorizing a gaming licensee or his officers, employees or agents who have reasonable cause to believe that a person has committed a felony to take into custody and detain such a person; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 3—Committee on Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 3, 2003

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AN ACT relating to state financial administration; requiring the Nevada Tax Commission to adopt regulations for the electronic submission of returns to the Department of Taxation and the payment of taxes, fees, interest and penalties using credit cards, debit cards and electronic transfers of money; reduces various allowances for the collection of sales and use taxes and taxes on intoxicating liquor and cigarettes; requiring a business that purchases tangible personal property for storage, use or other consumption in this state to register with the Department of Taxation at the time it obtains a business license; requiring an executive agency to submit to the Chief of the Budget Division of the Department of Administration the number of positions within the agency that have been vacant for a certain time and the reasons for each vacancy;  authorizing the Securities Division of the Office of the Secretary of State to waive the enforcement of provisions governing the sale of securities; imposing certain additional fees for the privilege of selling securities in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 4—Committee on Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT relating to business; providing for the implementation, modification and standardization of certain filing requirements for business entities; requiring a defaulting business entity that wants to reinstate its right to transact business in this state to file with the Secretary of State a certificate of acceptance of appointment signed by its resident agent; changing the exclusive remedy by which a judgment creditor of a member of a limited-liability company or a limited partnership may satisfy a judgment; allowing a limited partnership to register as a limited-liability limited partnership; increasing certain fees and establishing new fees; requiring a resident agent to file with the Secretary of State a certificate of name change of resident agent under certain circumstances; making various other changes to provisions pertaining to business entities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 2—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT relating to state financial administration; providing for the imposition and administration of certain excise taxes on financial institutions; providing for the imposition and administration of an excise tax on employers based on wages paid to their employees; replacing the casino entertainment tax with a tax on all live entertainment; eliminating the tax imposed on the privilege of conducting business in this state; revising the taxes on liquor and cigarettes; imposing a state tax on the transfer of real property and revising the provisions governing the existing tax; revising the fees charged for certain gaming licenses; establishing the Legislative Committee on Taxation, Public Revenue and Tax Policy; requiring the Legislative Auditor to conduct performance audits of certain school districts; requiring the Department of Education to prescribe a minimum amount of money that each school district must expend each year for textbooks, instructional supplies and instructional hardware; revising provisions governing the purchase of retirement credit for certain educational personnel; apportioning the State Distributive School Account in the State General Fund for the 2003-2005 biennium; making appropriations to the State Distributive School Account for purposes relating to class-size reduction; making various other changes relating to state financial administration; authorizing certain expenditures; making an additional appropriation; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 8—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT relating to statutes; making technical corrections to certain measures approved by the 72nd Session of the Nevada Legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 5—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT relating to minority groups; creating the Nevada Commission on Minority Affairs; prescribing the duties of the Commission; requiring the Director of the Department of Administration to provide certain staff assistance to the Commission under certain circumstances; creating the Regional Business Development Advisory Council for Clark County; prescribing the powers and duties of the Council; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 7—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT making appropriations to the University of Nevada, Reno, for certain expenses of the Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology Center at the School of Medicine, to the University of Nevada School of Medicine for its residency program and to the Health Division of the Department of Human Resources for distribution to the Fighting Aids in Our Community Today (FACT) organization for expenses related to the provision of certain HIV/AIDS services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 8—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT relating to the Nevada National Guard; authorizing the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada to waive the registration fees and other fees for certain members of the Nevada National Guard during the 2003-2005 biennium; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 9—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT relating to financial practices; providing a penalty for a person who willfully offers into evidence as genuine certain fraudulent records or who willfully destroys or alters certain records under certain circumstances; increasing the penalty for certain securities violations; extending the civil and criminal statutes of limitations for certain securities violations; excluding the performance of certain internal audits pertaining to certain gaming licensees by certain independent accountants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 10—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT relating to health care; revising various provisions relating to subsidies for malpractice insurance of certain providers of prenatal care; establishing the Nevada Office of Rural Health within the University of Nevada School of Medicine to administer matters relating to the delivery of health care services to rural and frontier areas in this state; establishing the Area Health Education Center Program within the University of Nevada School of Medicine to support education and training programs for certain students, residents and practitioners providing health care services in medically underserved areas in this state; establishing the Medical Education Council of Nevada within the University of Nevada School of Medicine to ensure that Nevada has an adequate, well-trained health care workforce to meet the needs of the residents of this state; revising various provisions relating to the administration of the Nevada Health Service Corps; making various changes concerning the use of certain money received by the University of Nevada School of Medicine; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 11—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the Governor for support of the Nevada Commission for National and Community Service; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 12—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT relating to governmental financial administration; revising provisions relating to the securities in which local governments may invest; providing for expanded oversight by the State Treasurer concerning the collateral that must be maintained by financial institutions to secure certain deposits of public money made by state and local governmental entities; making various other changes concerning the duties of the State Treasurer; revising the limitation on the total amount of revenue that may be paid to a redevelopment agency in certain smaller municipalities; providing civil penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 13—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT relating to making appropriations to the Department of Cultural Affairs for expenses relating to the continued operation of the Southern Nevada Office of the Nevada Humanities Committee and for the creation of a Nevada Online Encyclopedia; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 15—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT relating to county finances; authorizing the imposition of a fee on certain rental cars in certain larger counties to finance a performing arts center and facility for providing vocational training in culinary skills; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for certain of those projects; providing for the collection, distribution and use of the fee; authorizing such a county to revise certain schedules of fees, rates, charges and taxes to ensure the payment of certain revenue bonds of the county; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 16—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the Legislative Fund for the costs of the 20th Special Session of the Nevada Legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 7—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT relating to vehicles; extending under certain circumstances the coverage of provisions relating to franchises for motor vehicles to include recreational vehicles designed to be mounted upon or drawn by a motor vehicle; revising the provision regarding the compensation owed to a dealer upon the termination or discontinuance of a franchise; requiring the Director of the Department of Motor Vehicles under certain circumstances to award attorney’s fees and costs to dealers; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 9—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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AN ACT making conditional appropriations to the National Judicial College and the Louis W. McHardy National College of Juvenile and Family Justice; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 10—Committee of the Whole.  Approved July 22, 2003

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