Statutes of the State of Nevada - Seventieth Session, 1999

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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 2, 1999

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AN ACT relating to state financial administration; making appropriations to the benefit services fund from the state general fund and the state highway fund; suspending indefinitely the operation of the Committee on Benefits and transferring its powers and duties to the Governor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 176—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved February 19, 1999

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AN ACT relating to crimes; repealing the rule that for a prosecution for murder or manslaughter, the death of the victim must occur within 1 year and 1 day of the act which caused the death of the victim; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 11—Senator Titus.  Joint Sponsor: Assemblyman Perkins.  Approved March 10, 1999

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AN ACT relating to biological weapons; prohibiting the development, production, stockpiling, transfer, acquisition, retention or possession of a biological agent, toxin or delivery system in certain circumstances; prohibiting a person from making threats or conveying false information concerning the presence, delivery, dispersion, release or use of a biological agent or toxin under certain circumstances; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 18—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 11, 1999

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AN ACT relating to actions for dental malpractice; repealing the prospective expiration of the provisions governing screening panels for dental malpractice claims; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 25—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 16, 1999

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AN ACT relating to the state militia; increasing the maximum allowable age for commissioned officers of the Nevada National Guard; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 99—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 16, 1999

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AN ACT relating to the state controller; eliminating the prohibition against certain employees of the state controller pursuing other businesses or occupations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 101—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 16, 1999

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AN ACT relating to state financial administration; changing the designation of certain funds to accounts; changing the designation of the account to which certain proceeds of the tax on liquor are transferred; changing the designation of the department of human resources’ gift fund from a special revenue fund to a trust fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 124—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 16, 1999

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AN ACT relating to parole; making various changes concerning a parolee who commits a felony in another jurisdiction; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 80—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 16, 1999

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AN ACT relating to service of process; clarifying the meaning of the term “street address” of a resident agent; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 19—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 18, 1999

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AN ACT relating to the protection of property; extending the date of expiration of a permit to operate as a locksmith or safe mechanic; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 115—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved March 18, 1999

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AN ACT relating to public employees; revising the provisions governing the manner in which the compensation deferred pursuant to the public employees’ deferred compensation program and all property, rights and income relating thereto are held by the state to comply with federal law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 125—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 18, 1999

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AN ACT relating to state employees; requiring that the interest and income earned on the money in the deferred compensation account be credited to the account; requiring that certain money be deposited in the account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 126—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 18, 1999

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AN ACT making an appropriation to restore the balance in the stale claims account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 177—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 18, 1999

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AN ACT relating to children; authorizing juvenile courts and probation officers to allow certain juvenile offenders to participate in programs of restitution through work that includes instruction in skills for employment and work ethics; providing for the establishment of such programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 77—Senators Wiener, Care, McGinness, Porter, Titus and Washington.  Approved March 22, 1999

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AN ACT relating to children; authorizing a juvenile court to require certain children to participate in a supervised program for the arts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 87—Senators Weiner, McGinness, Porter, Titus and Washington.  Approved March 23, 1999

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AN ACT relating to state financial administration; requiring certain contracts to be reduced to writing and signed by each party to those contracts; repealing provisions regarding recordation, custody and preservation of contracts to which the state is a party; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 93—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 24, 1999

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AN ACT relating to crimes; providing an additional penalty for murder or attempted murder of a person who is 65 years of age or older; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 63—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 24, 1999

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AN ACT relating to emergency management; requiring the chief of the division of emergency management of the department of motor vehicles and public safety to assist in the development of comprehensive, coordinated plans for emergency management; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 98—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 24, 1999

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AN ACT relating to emergency medical services; revising provisions governing the withholding of life-resuscitating treatment pursuant to a do-not-resuscitate order; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 73—Assemblywoman Segerblom.  Approved March 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to debit cards; providing that certain crimes and civil actions concerning credit cards also apply to debit cards; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 83—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to legal documents; providing for service of certain legal documents related to criminal cases by means of a facsimile machine; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 120—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to traffic laws; increasing the minimum fine for an offender convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance for the first or second offense; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 23—Assemblyman Manendo.  Approved March 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to crimes; imposing community service for a second or subsequent offense of unlawfully parking in a space designated for the handicapped; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 45—Assemblyman Manendo.  Approved March 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to real property; revising the provisions relating to the liability of a mortgagee or trustee for a deed of trust who fails to record the discharge of the mortgage or deed of trust when the underlying debt is satisfied; authorizing a title insurer under certain circumstances to record a release of a mortgage if the underlying debt is satisfied and the mortgagee has failed to record the discharge of the mortgage as required; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 96—Senator Shaffer.  Approved March 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to the protection of children; providing civil and criminal immunity to persons who cause medical tests to be performed on children suspected of being abused or neglected or provide records or copies thereof of those medical tests to certain persons; requiring those medical records or copies thereof to be provided to certain law enforcement agencies, agencies that provide protective services to children and the prosecuting attorney’s office; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 68—Assemblywoman Evans.  Approved March 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to campgrounds; revising the fees required to be paid by certain developers who sell memberships in campgrounds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 104—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved March 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to local governmental financial administration; clarifying the provisions governing the imposition and use of a portion of the taxes on the rental of transient lodging and sales and use taxes in certain counties; providing for the administration and collection of the sales and use taxes by the department of taxation; ratifying certain actions of the Board of County Commissioners of Washoe County concerning the imposition of a portion of the sales and use taxes; clarifying the construction of certain commitments made by the City of Reno; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 255—Senators Raggio, Townsend, Jacobsen, Washington and Mathews.  Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Gibbons, Anderson, Brower, Gustavson, Evans, Humke, Angle, Freeman and Leslie.  Approved March 30, 1999

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AN ACT relating to prisoners; requiring a court to deduct money owed for restitution from a monetary judgment awarded to or settlement entered into by a person who is or was imprisoned in the state prison or a county or city jail or detention facility in a civil action brought against the State of Nevada, a county or a city; requiring a prisoner who has filed an action for small claims to pay the estimated costs of his transportation to the department of prisons in advance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 22—Assemblywoman Cegavske.  Approved April 1, 1999

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AN ACT relating to parole; requiring the division of parole and probation of the department of motor vehicles and public safety to categorize a discharge from parole as honorable or dishonorable; requiring that a parolee must be issued an honorable discharge to have his civil rights restored; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 79—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 1, 1999

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AN ACT relating to courts; authorizing courts to contract for the acceptance of credit cards and debit cards for the payment of fees, fines and other charges owed to the court; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 24—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 1, 1999

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AN ACT relating to state obligations; authorizing a state agency that issues bonds in the name of the state to delegate the authority to sign a contract for the purchase of the bonds to a person designated by the state treasurer; authorizing the state treasurer to employ legal, financial and other professional services in connection with the authorization, sale or issuance of certain obligations; expanding the time within which certain bonds for highway construction must mature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 128—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 7, 1999

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AN ACT relating to notaries public; providing that information obtained by the secretary of state during an investigation of a violation of certain provisions concerning notaries public is confidential; providing that an applicant for appointment as a notary public is not required to disclose his residential address or telephone number on certain documents; increasing fees that notaries public may charge for providing certain services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 127—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 7, 1999

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AN ACT relating to the Nevada athletic commission; authorizing the commission to recover certain costs associated with the issuance or reinstatement of a license; expanding the circumstances under which such costs may be recovered if disciplinary action is taken by the commission; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 158—Committee on Finance.  Approved April 7, 1999

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AN ACT relating to health care records; expanding the circumstances under which a provider of health care is required to make health care records available for inspection by an investigator for the attorney general or a grand jury; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 113—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved April 7, 1999

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the fund for class-size reduction for additional anticipated expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 278—Committee on Finance.  Approved April 8, 1999

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AN ACT relating to local governmental finances; authorizing the board of county commissioners of Douglas County to impose a local sales and use tax for libraries, airports, facilities and services for senior citizens and parks and recreational programs and facilities; conforming a similar definition provision in the Carson City Charter; authorizing the board of county commissioners of Douglas County to issue bonds and other securities to fund libraries, airports and facilities and services for senior citizens; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 174—Committee on Taxation.  Approved April 8, 1999

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AN ACT relating to hospital districts; providing for the dissolution of hospital districts in certain smaller counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 275—Assemblymen Neighbors and de Braga.  Joint Sponsor: Senator McGinness.  Approved April 8, 1999

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AN ACT relating to the transportation of pupils; revising provisions governing the authority of the boards of trustees of school districts to purchase tickets for the transportation of pupils on public buses; authorizing fully regulated carriers to provide reduced rates to the boards of trustees of school districts for the transportation of pupils; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 2—Committee on Education.  Approved April 13, 1999

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AN ACT relating to the sale of real estate; authorizing licensed real estate broker-salesmen and real estate salesmen to use additional terms to refer to their licensed status; requiring certain information to be included in advertisements by licensees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 58—Assemblyman Beers.  Approved April 14, 1999

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AN ACT relating to the state judicial department; clarifying that judges of municipal courts and justices of the peace may not seek reelection if they were previously removed or retired from any judicial office; clarifying that a justice of the supreme court, district court judge, justice of the peace or municipal court judge is not ineligible to be a candidate for judicial office if a decision to remove or retire him from judicial office is pending appeal before the supreme court or has been overturned by the supreme court; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 20—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 19, 1999

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AN ACT relating to crimes against property; making various changes to provisions concerning a merchant taking a person into custody and detaining him; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 85—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 19, 1999

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AN ACT relating to mental health; changing the name of the mental hygiene and mental retardation division of the department of human resources and the commission on mental health and mental retardation; changing the name of certain budget accounts and facilities of the division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 305—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved April 22, 1999

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AN ACT relating to crimes; revising provisions governing compensation provided to certain victims of crime so that residents of another state are treated the same as residents of this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 353—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 22, 1999

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AN ACT relating to mentally ill persons; clarifying the provisions governing the testimony that may be considered in a proceeding for the involuntary court-ordered admission of a mentally ill person to a mental health facility; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 140—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved April 22, 1999

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AN ACT relating to justices’ courts; requiring a justice’s court or a county to collect restitution ordered by the court; requiring that the money collected by a justice’s court or county for restitution be paid to the person named in the order or deposited to a fund for the compensation of victims of crime; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 122—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 22, 1999

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AN ACT relating to prisoners; authorizing a county or city to seek reimbursement of costs from a nonindigent prisoner sentenced to a program as an alternative to incarceration; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 115—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 22, 1999

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AN ACT relating to the tax on special fuel; requiring the department of motor vehicles and public safety to prepare and submit a report to the legislature concerning the administration and enforcement of certain provisions relating to the tax on special fuel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 28—Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 27, 1999

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AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions governing patriotic observance in public schools; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 144—Assemblymen Parnell and Dini.  Joint Sponsor: Senator Jacobsen.  Approved April 27, 1999

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AN ACT relating to residential facilities for groups; revising the definition of “residential facilities for groups”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 167—Assemblymen Hettrick, Beers, Goldwater, Cegavske, Chowning, Parks, de Braga, Price, Dini, Perkins and Giunchigliani.  Approved April 27, 1999

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AN ACT relating to elderly persons; revising the provisions governing the duties of the specialist for the rights of elderly persons within the aging services division of the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 250—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved April 27, 1999

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AN ACT relating to married women; repealing certain obsolete provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 340—Assemblymen Cegavske, Von Tobel, Berman, Angle, Giunchigliani, de Braga, Buckley, Evans, Ohrenschall, Gibbons, Segerblom, Leslie, McClain, Koivisto, Chowning, Tiffany, Parnell and Freeman.  Approved April 27, 1999

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the state distributive school account for additional anticipated expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 345—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 27, 1999

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AN ACT relating to parole; requiring the department of prisons to determine the eligibility of a prisoner for parole, notify the state board of parole commissioners and provide data regarding the prisoner to the state board of parole commissioners; removing the requirement that a prisoner complete an application to be considered for parole; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 390—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 27, 1999

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AN ACT relating to prisoners; making technical corrections to the statutes concerning credits against the sentences of certain prisoners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 391—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 27, 1999

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AN ACT relating to older persons; removing certain obsolete provisions concerning certain protective services for older persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 649—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 27, 1999

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AN ACT relating to crimes; providing an enhanced penalty for the assault or battery of a taxicab driver; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 146—Senators Titus, Amodei, Mathews, O’Donnell, Porter, Raggio, Rawson and Shaffer.  Approved April 27, 1999

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AN ACT relating to guardianships; requiring a court to consider certain factors in determining whether a parent is qualified and suitable to act as guardian of a minor; requiring a court to consider certain factors in determining the best interests of a minor when asked to remove the guardian of the minor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 347—Senators Wiener, Washington, Care, Amodei, Coffin, James, Mathews, McGinness, Porter, Schnieder, Shaffer and Titus.  Approved April 27, 1999

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AN ACT relating to writs of habeas corpus; specifying the circumstances under which a court may summarily dismiss a petition for a writ of habeas corpus; making various other changes to the provisions governing writs of habeas corpus; providing that credits against the sentence of an offender may be forfeited for the filing of a frivolous petition for a writ of habeas corpus; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 361—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 27, 1999

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AN ACT relating to children; requiring the division of child and family services of the department of human resources and private adoption agencies to disclose certain information to prospective adoptive parents; revising the amount of money that the division may charge for certain services it provides related to the placement of a child for adoption; providing a preference for the placement of siblings together; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 232—Senators Porter, Rawson, Townsend, Schneider, Washington, Jacobsen, Amodei, Care, James, McGinness, Rhoads and Wiener.  Joint Sponsor: Assemblywoman Segerblom.  Approved April 27, 1999

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AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the time within which a claim for a homeowner’s refund may be filed under the Senior Citizens’ Property Tax Assistance Act; advancing the date by which such a refund must be paid; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 36—Senator James (by request).  Approved April 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; revising the provisions governing discovery in criminal cases; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 173—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; authorizing the department of motor vehicles and public safety to file a certificate of delinquency on taxes, fees and assessments owed to the department; deleting an exemption provided for certain special fuel users from the requirement of obtaining a special fuel user’s license; providing that certain refunds owed to licensed special fuel users be credited against any debt owing to the department by such users; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 202—Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to historic preservation; authorizing the board of directors of the Las Vegas Valley water district to establish and maintain a desert preserve located in or within the vicinity of the Big Spring Archeological District; providing for the issuance of special license plates to support the desert preserve; imposing a fee for the issuance or renewal of those license plates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 204—Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to counties; authorizing each board of county commissioners by ordinance to establish, use and operate a wetlands mitigation bank; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 217—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to abandoned vehicles; making changes concerning the appraisal of an abandoned vehicle; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 268—Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to deferred compensation; providing, in compliance with federal law, that all amounts of compensation deferred pursuant to the deferred compensation program for employees of political subdivisions and all property, rights and income relating thereto must be held in trust for the exclusive benefit of the participants in the program and their beneficiaries; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 367—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to public defenders; requiring the deputies of the public defender to be governed by the merit personnel system of the county in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 456—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to juries; exempting a victim of domestic violence who has a fictitious address from service as a grand or trial juror; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 480—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; allowing the use of certain affidavits at a preliminary examination or grand jury proceeding under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 483—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to state financial administration; increasing the maximum amount of money from the reserve for statutory contingency account that the state board of examiners may authorize for payment of the salary of a replacement officer or employee following the purchase of the unused leave of a former officer or employee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 498—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to governmental administration; authorizing a designee of the clerk of the state board of examiners to approve certain contracts on behalf of the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 533—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 29, 1999

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AN ACT relating to state lands; revising the provisions governing the option of certain persons to purchase the mineral interests owned by the State of Nevada in certain trust lands; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 344—Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 3, 1999

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AN ACT relating to the support of children; prohibiting a stay of certain proceedings for the enforcement of child support; authorizing the issuance of additional orders in certain proceedings for the enforcement of child support; exempting the division of wildlife of the state department of conservation and natural resources from certain regulations relating to the submission of a statement concerning compliance with a court order for child support as a condition to the issuance or renewal of a license; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 352—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved May 3, 1999

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75

AN ACT relating to the commission for cultural affairs; authorizing the commission to grant as financial assistance for certain projects a certain amount of the interest earned on the fund for the preservation and promotion of cultural resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 374—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 3, 1999

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76

AN ACT relating to medical laboratories; revising the provisions governing the requirements to qualify for certification as an assistant in a medical laboratory; authorizing licensed or certified personnel of a medical laboratory to perform certain tests without obtaining a license for that purpose; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 7—Senator Rawson.  Approved May 3, 1999

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77

AN ACT relating to public employment; exempting temporarily relatives of members of certain town boards from prohibition against certain public employment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 226—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 3, 1999

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78

AN ACT relating to counties; clarifying the authority of a board of county commissioners to take final action at a meeting held outside the county seat; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 261—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 3, 1999

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AN ACT relating to writs; providing that an application for a writ of mandamus that alleges an unconstitutional prior restraint must be labeled in a certain manner; requiring the court in which such an application for a writ is filed to render judgment on the application within 30 days; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 326—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 3, 1999

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80

AN ACT relating to taxation; clarifying the provisions governing the administration of the exemption from the sales and use tax on food for human consumption; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 238—Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 3, 1999

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81

AN ACT relating to taxation; extending from 2 years to 3 years the interval between studies of the ratio of assessed to taxable value of property in each county; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 494—Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 3, 1999

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82

AN ACT relating to real estate; revising the educational requirements for obtaining an original real estate broker’s or broker-salesman’s license; abolishing the authority of the real estate commission to waive those requirements for applicants in rural areas; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 99—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 3, 1999

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83

AN ACT relating to peace officers; providing that criminal investigators employed by the secretary of state have the powers of a peace officer; requiring criminal investigators employed by the secretary of state to comply with the standards of the peace officers’ standards and training committee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 183—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 3, 1999

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84

AN ACT relating to the care of animals; revising certain requirements concerning the licensing of veterinarians; revising the grounds for disciplinary action against veterinarians, euthanasia technicians and veterinary technicians; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 100—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 3, 1999

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85

AN ACT relating to agricultural districts; revising the provisions governing the terms of the members of a district board of agriculture for certain agricultural districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 166—Senator Rhoads.  Approved May 5, 1999

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86

AN ACT relating to bail; requiring a bail agent and bail enforcement agent to notify a local law enforcement agency after apprehending a defendant; requiring a bail agent and bail enforcement agent to notify a local law enforcement agency before forcibly entering an inhabited dwelling; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 485—Assemblymen Koivisto, Anderson, Manendo, Mortenson, Parnell, Segerblom, McClain, Claborn, Freeman, Bache, de Braga, Parks, Chowning, Williams and Buckley.  Approved May 5, 1999

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87

AN ACT relating to programs for public employees; revising the provisions governing the securing of certain insurance and services for the officers and employees of a public agency through a nonprofit cooperative association or nonprofit corporation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 227—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 5, 1999

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AN ACT relating to county hospitals; authorizing county hospitals to join purchasing groups for the purpose of purchasing supplies, materials and equipment used by the hospital; authorizing county hospitals under certain circumstances to purchase supplies, materials and equipment without complying with the Local Government Purchasing Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 251—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved May 5, 1999

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89

AN ACT relating to counties; requiring that uninsured deposits by a county treasurer be secured by certain collateral; providing a procedure for the sale of such collateral if the depository fails to pay a deposit upon demand; authorizing the deposit of county money in insured credit unions; clarifying that property taxes are not paid quarterly; providing for the listing on one trustee certificate issued by a county tax receiver of all properties on which taxes are delinquent; providing for the recording of the certificate against each property described in the certificate; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 375—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 5, 1999

192

 

 

 

90

AN ACT relating to psychology; specifying that the practice of psychology includes the diagnosis and treatment of alcoholism and substance abuse; reducing the number of members of the board of psychological examiners required for a quorum; revising provisions governing the written examination required for licensure as a psychologist; revising the grounds for disciplinary action against a psychologist; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 24—Senator Mathews.  Approved May 5, 1999

204

 

 

 

91

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; clarifying the applicability of the provisions governing occupational diseases to various provisions governing industrial insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 92—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 5, 1999

206

 

 

 

92

AN ACT relating to pharmacy; eliminating the requirement that the secretary and treasurer of the state board of pharmacy furnish a bond for the benefit of the board; revising the qualifications of a registered pharmacist; providing expiration dates for certificates, licenses and permits issued by the board; revising the provisions governing the computerized program developed by the board and the investigation division of the department of motor vehicles and public safety to track prescriptions for certain controlled substances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 101—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 5, 1999

239

 

 

 

93

AN ACT relating to hospice care; revising the benefits for such care required to be provided to persons eligible for Medicaid; authorizing certain nurses who provide such care to make pronouncements of death; expanding the class of facilities eligible to obtain a license to provide such care; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 382—Senators Titus and Raggio.  Approved May 5, 1999

247

 

 

 

94

AN ACT relating to workers’ compensation; revising the penalties for the failure of an employer to provide and secure or maintain workers’ compensation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 175—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 5, 1999

250

 

 

 

95

AN ACT relating to the state personnel system; clarifying the circumstances under which employees who work variable work schedules or innovative work weeks are eligible for overtime; repealing certain redundant and obsolete provisions governing reports of promotion to be made by appointing authorities and the continued employment of certain employees in the classified service; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 499—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 5, 1999

252

96

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; authorizing the department of motor vehicles and public safety to issue placards for certain persons who respond to emergencies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 65—Senator Jacobsen.  Approved May 11, 1999

253

 

 

 

97

AN ACT relating to hazardous materials; changing the date by which certain fees for the storage of extremely hazardous materials must be paid; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 243—Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 11, 1999

254

 

 

 

98

AN ACT relating to vehicles; requiring certain sellers and lessors of vehicles to provide the buyer or lessee with a temporary placard for use in place of a license plate; providing that the placard must contain the date of expiration by the seller or lessor of the report of sale or report of lease of the vehicle; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 209—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 11, 1999

255

 

 

 

99

AN ACT relating to highways; providing for the prompt payment of subcontractors for the construction and improvement of highways; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 301—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 11, 1999

260

 

 

 

100

AN ACT relating to city elections; clarifying the application of certain provisions of Title 24 of NRS to city elections; requiring city clerks to publish a notice of the primary city election and general city election; authorizing the governing body of a city to establish the filing fee for candidates for city offices by resolution; eliminating the requirement that the special polling place must be maintained in the office of the city clerk; changing the date by which the city clerk must provide a voting booth for voting absent ballots in the office of the city clerk; prohibiting electioneering around or inside the office of the city clerk during the period for voting absent ballots in the office of the city clerk; changing the requirements for the appointment of members to the ballot board for early voting for a city election; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 444—Committee on Elections, Procedures, and Ethics.  Approved May 11, 1999

262

 

 

 

101

AN ACT relating to municipal obligations; requiring the governing body of a local government that authorizes a medium-term obligation to include certain information in the resolution authorizing the obligation and to amend its plan for capital improvement under certain circumstances; eliminating the exception for medium-term obligations from the limitation on the amount that certain local governments may receive from taxes ad valorem; ratifying the approval of the issuance of certain medium-term obligations by the board of trustees of the Pahrump Community Library District; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 299—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 11, 1999

275

 

 

 

102

AN ACT relating to scrap metal; prohibiting the burning of stolen metallic wire to remove insulation; requiring junk dealers to obtain certain information before purchasing or receiving certain metallic wire from another person; requiring junk dealers to retain such information for a certain period; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 55—Assemblyman Collins.  Approved May 11, 1999

279

103

AN ACT making supplemental appropriations to the Department of Museums, Library and Arts for the administration of the Department, to offset unanticipated shortfalls in the revenue from admissions at certain museums and for additional utility expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 277—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 11, 1999

280

 

 

 

104

AN ACT relating to commercial transactions; revising Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 62—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 11, 1999

281

 

 

 

105

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. 453—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 11, 1999

395

 

 

 

106

AN ACT relating to the court system; revising the provisions relating to the authority of a chief judge in a judicial district that includes a county whose population is 100,000 or more; providing for the establishment of procedures for addressing certain grievances of parties in such a judicial district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 50—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 13, 1999

703

 

 

 

107

AN ACT relating to the court system; requiring the district courts, justices’ courts and municipal courts to submit certain statistical information to the court administrator; requiring the court administrator to compile such information and submit an annual report concerning the information to the director of the legislative counsel bureau; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 51—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 13, 1999

705

 

 

 

108

AN ACT relating to agriculture; revising the definition of “nursery” to include a location where nursery stock is propagated and from which nursery stock is distributed directly to a customer; exempting certain nurseries that are licensed by another state from the requirement of obtaining a license from the administrator of the division of agriculture of the department of business and industry; revising the definition of “peddler” to exclude certain nurserymen licensed by another state; requiring nursery stock shipped intrastate or interstate to a point within this state to be accompanied by an inspection certificate or a phytosanitary certificate; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 135—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 13, 1999

708

 

 

 

109

AN ACT relating to watercraft; increasing the threshold amount of property damage at which an operator is required to report a casualty involving his vessel; requiring the division of wildlife of the state department of conservation and natural resources to investigate certain casualties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 138—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 13, 1999

712

 

 

 

110

AN ACT relating to juveniles; requiring the court to order a child who injures another person, or the parent or guardian of the child, to provide restitution for medical expenses or to perform community service; revising the provisions governing the inspection of photographs of children; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 165—Assemblywoman Angle (by request).  Approved May 13, 1999

714

 

 

 

111

AN ACT relating to children; providing that a child who allegedly commits an offense involving a firearm must be taken into custody and detained for certain periods and may be psychologically evaluated; requiring the juvenile court to order counseling or other psychological treatment for a child who commits an offense involving cruelty to an animal; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 221—Assemblymen Anderson, Manendo, Buckley, Segerblom, Thomas, Evans, Bache, Freeman, Parnell, Koivisto, McClain, Claborn, Mortenson, de Braga, Chowning, Humke, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Leslie, Brower, Beers, Nolan, Hettrick, Cegavske, Perkins, Lee, Neighbors, Berman, Gibbons, Price, Ohrenschall, Von Tobel, Parks, Williams and Dini.  Approved May 13, 1999

716

 

 

 

112

AN ACT relating to juveniles; revising provisions concerning notification of a parent, guardian or custodian of a child who is taken into custody for committing an offense; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 262—Assemblymen Parks, Perkins, Bache, de Braga, Segerblom, Anderson, Neighbors, Thomas, Buckley, Lee, Arberry, Collins, Manendo, Williams, Cegavske, Beers, Brower, Tiffany, Gustavson, Chowning, Evans, Leslie, Koivisto, Freeman, Carpenter, Parnell, Gibbons, Goldwater, McClain, Dini, Nolan, Price, Berman, Von Tobel, Claborn, Mortenson, Giunchigliani, Humke and Hettrick.  Approved May 13, 1999

722

 

 

 

113

AN ACT relating to children; making various changes concerning granting rights to visitation with a child to persons other than the parents of the child; repealing a duplicative provision concerning the rights of grandparents to visitation with a child; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 436—Assemblymen Berman, Carpenter, Leslie, Nolan, Segerblom, Beers, Gibbons, Marvel, Price, Ohrenschall, Von Tobel, Manendo, Collins, Parks, Arberry, Bache, Buckley, Tiffany, Hettrick, Brower and Humke.  Approved May 13, 1999

726

 

 

 

114

AN ACT relating to vessels; authorizing the administrator of the division of wildlife of the state department of conservation and natural resources to require reimbursement of certain expenses of the division associated with events involving vessels; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 437—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 13, 1999

729

 

 

 

115

AN ACT relating to watercraft; making various changes to the provisions governing abandoned vessels; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 438—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 13, 1999

730

 

 

 

116

AN ACT relating to controlled substances; providing an additional penalty for committing certain offenses relating to controlled or counterfeit substances on the grounds of a public park; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 464—Assemblymen Freeman, Parks, Parnell, Mortenson, Von Tobel, Gibbons, Manendo, Ohrenschall, Nolan, Leslie, Price, Koivisto, Humke, Hettrick, Cegavske, Berman, McClain, Collins, Carpenter and Gustavson.  Approved May 13, 1999

731

 

 

 

117

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; broadening the authorized uses for the money in a county fund for mitigation; authorizing a school district to establish a fund for mitigation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 506—Assemblymen Marvel, Carpenter, Brower, de Braga, Hettrick, Cegavske, Dini and Neighbors. Joint Sponsors: Senators Rhoads, McGinness and Amodei.  Approved May 13, 1999

732

 

 

 

118

AN ACT relating to domestic relations; requiring a court under certain circumstances to consider the best interest of a child when determining whether to grant permission to a parent to move the child out of this state; removing the reference to a parent having joint custody of a child in a provision concerning consent required to move a child from this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 544—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 13, 1999

737

 

 

 

119

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for a shortfall in salaries and operating expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 281—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 13, 1999

738

 

 

 

120

AN ACT relating to telecommunications; requiring the department of human resources to provide certain providers of telecommunication services with information concerning customers who are eligible to receive lifeline and link up services; regulating the provision of such services to eligible customers; authorizing under certain circumstances the reimbursement of eligible providers that provide lifeline services; providing immunity from liability under certain circumstances with respect to the provision of enhanced 911 services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 487—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 13, 1999

738

 

 

 

121

AN ACT relating to regional planning; authorizing peace officers to issue a warning and provide certain information to persons who violate certain ordinances adopted by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency; requiring peace officers who issue a warning to such persons to report certain information to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 510—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 13, 1999

741

 

 

 

122

AN ACT relating to domestic relations; prohibiting a court from awarding custody to or rights to visitation to a parent who is convicted of murder of the first degree for the murder of the other parent of a child under certain circumstances; establishing a presumption that custody of a child by a person who has engaged in certain acts of domestic violence is not in the best interest of the child; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 456—Assemblyman Perkins.  Approved May 13, 1999

742

123

AN ACT relating to children; authorizing the assignment of certain juvenile offenders to a program of cognitive training and human development; establishing requirements for such a program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 229—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 1999

745

 

 

 

124

AN ACT relating to controlled substances; authorizing the court to order a person convicted of distributing or selling an imitation controlled substance, a controlled substance or drug paraphernalia to a person who is under 18 years of age to pay restitution for the costs of the victim for participating in a program of treatment for the abuse of controlled substances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 336—Assemblyman Neighbors. Joint Sponsor: Senator McGinness.  Approved May 14, 1999

748

 

 

 

125

AN ACT relating to district courts; increasing the fees charged by a reporter of a district court; establishing fees for a reporter of a district court who provides an instantaneous translation of testimony into English and a diskette containing the translation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 545—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 1999

750

 

 

 

126

AN ACT relating to crimes; authorizing a person entitled to possession of property that has been stolen or embezzled and is in the custody of a law enforcement agency to claim such property; increasing the time within which a law enforcement agency must return property evidencing a crime to the person who is entitled to possession of the property; revising the provisions governing removal of property received in pledge by a pawnbroker; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 647—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 1999

753

 

 

 

127

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; requiring the administrator of the division of industrial relations of the department of business and industry to provide to the department of taxation certain information upon request; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 54—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 14, 1999

756

 

 

 

128

AN ACT relating to health insurance; requiring certain policies of health insurance that provide coverage for drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in the treatment of a medical condition to include coverage for certain other uses of those drugs; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 56—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 14, 1999

759

 

 

 

129

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; authorizing notice of a civil action to recover damages for an industrial injury to be given by the attorney or representative of the injured employee or his dependents; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 64—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 14, 1999

763

 

 

 

130

AN ACT relating to license plates; providing for the manufacturing of certain license plates under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 267—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 14, 1999

766

 

 

 

131

AN ACT relating to insurance; changing the date by which an insurer must furnish proof of its entitlement to the credit against the insurance premium tax for maintaining a home office or regional home office in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 462—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 14, 1999

768

 

 

 

132

AN ACT relating to malpractice; providing for preferential scheduling of claims filed by claimants who are 70 years of age or older or who are critically ill; revising the provisions governing the admissibility at trial of certain findings of a screening panel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 479—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 1999

769

 

 

 

133

AN ACT relating to records; ratifying the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 484—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 1999

771

 

 

 

134

AN ACT relating to the department of motor vehicles and public safety; creating a revolving account to pay for the cost of issuing special license plates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 490—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 14, 1999

779

 

 

 

135

AN ACT relating to actions concerning persons; authorizing the attorney general to represent a justice of the peace or municipal judge under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 648—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 1999

781

 

 

 

136

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; making appropriations to the benefit services fund from the state general fund and the state highway fund; requiring an assessment of certain state agencies for deposit in the benefit services fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 416—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 14, 1999

783

 

 

 

137

AN ACT relating to land use; revising provisions governing the notice and hearing requirements for land use regulations, restrictions and exceptions to allow notice by electronic means in certain circumstances; revising provisions relating to the merger and resubdivision of subdivided lands; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 542—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 18, 1999

784

 

 

 

138

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety for additional expenses for the registration of motor vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 517—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 18, 1999

792

 

 

 

139

AN ACT relating to general improvement districts; requiring segregation by the category of the use of the proceeds from property taxes levied within a district; clarifying that a board of trustees of a district may not continue the levy of tax that is used for capital expenditures or debt service on general obligations after those amounts are paid in full; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 529—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 18, 1999

793

 

 

 

140

AN ACT relating to professions; revising the definition of “practice of marriage and family therapy”; authorizing the board of examiners for marriage and family therapists to issue subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses and the production of books and papers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 218—Senator Schneider (by request).  Approved May 18, 1999

794

 

 

 

141

AN ACT relating to public investments; revising certain limitations on the investment of state money; revising certain limitations on the investment of money in the trust fund for prepaid tuition; authorizing the state treasurer to employ investment and financial advisers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 129—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 18, 1999

796

 

 

 

142

AN ACT making an appropriation to restore the balance in the reserve for statutory contingency account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 175—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 18, 1999

804

 

 

 

143

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Legislative Counsel Bureau for the reproduction of older volumes of Nevada Reports; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 322—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 18, 1999

804

 

 

 

144

AN ACT relating to state parks; revising the provisions governing the expenditure of money from the account for the repair and maintenance of state parks, monuments and recreational areas; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 441—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 18, 1999

805

 

 

 

145

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; authorizing a temporary advance from the state general fund to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education’s fund for student loans; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 587—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 18, 1999

806

 

 

 

146

AN ACT relating to the residential construction tax; including areas for organized amateur sports in the types of facilities for which money from the tax may be expended; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 630—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 18, 1999

807

 

 

 

147

AN ACT relating to fireworks; requiring a license or permit that may be required for the sale of fireworks to be issued by the licensing authority of a city or county; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 25—Senator Neal.  Approved May 18, 1999

808

 

 

 

148

AN ACT relating to telecommunications; revising various provisions governing telegraphs and telephones; repealing various provisions relating to telegraphs; prohibiting injury or obstruction to a telecommunications line of a community antenna television system; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 27—Senator Wiener.  Approved May 18, 1999

809

 

 

 

149

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; authorizing certain associations of self-insured private employers to determine the amount of tangible net worth and manual premium that an employer must have to become a member of the association; authorizing certain associations of self-insured private employers to determine the documentation demonstrating solvency that an employer must provide to become a member of the association; specifying that under certain circumstances the addition of an employer to the membership of an association of self-insured private employers is not a change in the information that the association submitted to the commissioner of insurance in its application for certification; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 44—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 18, 1999

811

 

 

 

150

AN ACT relating to insurance; requiring insurers to include certain information concerning premiums for insurance with notices of renewal sent to insureds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 140—Senator O’Connell.  Approved May 18, 1999

816

 

 

 

151

AN ACT making an appropriation to restore the balance in the emergency account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 159—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 18, 1999

818

 

 

 

152

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Budget Division of the Department of Administration for reimbursement of the Legal Division of the Legislative Counsel Bureau for the expenses involved in preparing bill drafts requested by agencies of the executive branch; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 250—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 18, 1999

818

 

 

 

153

AN ACT relating to unemployment compensation; requiring the administrator of the employment security division of the department of employment, training and rehabilitation to order that benefits for unemployment not be charged against the record for experience rating of an employer if the employer provides, within a certain period, evidence satisfactory to the administrator that the employee claiming the benefits left his employment voluntarily without good cause or was discharged for misconduct connected with his employment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 332—Senator Porter.  Approved May 18, 1999

819

 

 

 

154

AN ACT relating to short-term lessors of passenger cars; authorizing the commissioner of insurance to issue a limited agent’s license to a short-term lessor of passenger cars who conducts certain limited insurance activities; providing an exemption from examination for applicants for such limited licenses; authorizing employees of such a short-term lessor to conduct without a license certain limited insurance activities within the scope of the limited license held by the short-term lessor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 351—Senator Townsend.  Approved May 18, 1999

820

 

 

 

155

AN ACT relating to child support; creating a fund for the disbursement of payments for child support collected by the welfare division of the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 398—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 18, 1999

823

 

 

 

156

AN ACT relating to governmental administration; providing a civil penalty for the submission of a false claim to the state or to a local government; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 418—Senators Titus, Wiener and Care.  Approved May 18, 1999

824

 

 

 

157

AN ACT relating to children; providing for protective custody for children upon the death of a parent that is or may be a result of domestic violence; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 412—Senators Mathews, Rawson, Amodei, Coffin and Washington.  Approved May 18, 1999

830

 

 

 

158

AN ACT relating to local government finance; requiring each local government to prepare a capital improvement plan; authorizing local governments to enter into contracts for the construction or completion of certain public works before the issuance of bonds or medium-term obligations under certain circumstances; authorizing counties to acquire securities issued by municipalities within those counties that are issued for infrastructure projects under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 433—Senator Porter.  Approved May 18, 1999

832

 

 

 

159

AN ACT relating to the City of North Las Vegas; amending the city charter to provide that the city attorney is appointed by, serves at the pleasure of, and is under the general direction and supervision of, the city council; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 454—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 18, 1999

838

 

 

 

160

AN ACT relating to financial institutions; authorizing banks to maintain trust offices in various locations under certain circumstances; authorizing the commissioner of financial institutions to collect fees for trust offices; clarifying the circumstances under which a foreign trust company or bank may be appointed to act as fiduciary in this state; amending the requirements for the articles of incorporation and organization of a trust company; amending certain requirements of an application for a license as a trust company; providing for the qualifications of the directors and officers of a trust company; revising the investment powers of a trust company; authorizing the commissioner of financial institutions to impose administrative penalties for violations of certain provisions governing trust companies; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 465—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 18, 1999

839

 

 

 

161

AN ACT relating to concealed firearms; requiring a sheriff to provide notice to a victim of a violent crime regarding certain actions taken concerning a permit to carry a concealed firearm or an application for such a permit; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 449—Senator Coffin.  Approved May 18, 1999

850

 

 

 

162

AN ACT relating to civil actions; requiring arbitrators to make certain findings in certain civil actions; requiring such findings to be introduced into evidence at a trial de novo before a jury; requiring the court to give certain jury instructions concerning arbitration at a trial de novo before a jury; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 315—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 19, 1999

851

 

 

 

163

AN ACT relating to local improvements; authorizing the creation of a local improvement district for a street beautification project; requiring the governing body of a municipality which creates an improvement district to establish a procedure for hardship determinations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 95—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1999

853

 

 

 

164

AN ACT relating to manufactured housing; requiring dealers to comply with certain requirements concerning money held by them pending the sale or exchange of an interest in a manufactured home, mobile home or commercial coach; establishing requirements relating to the enforceability of certain brokerage agreements; requiring dealers who enter into brokerage agreements to perform certain acts relating to their clients; revising the categories of licensure as a limited serviceman; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 107—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 20, 1999

858

 

 

 

165

AN ACT relating to safety in the workplace; requiring the establishment of a written safety program in certain workplaces where explosives are manufactured; providing exceptions; requiring safety programs and related training programs to be in a language and format that is understandable to each employee; revising the provisions governing the manner in which rights and responsibilities of employers and employees relating to safety are furnished to employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 111—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 20, 1999

863

 

 

 

166

AN ACT relating to mentally ill persons; clarifying certain provisions governing the rights of a client concerning admission to a mental health facility; revising the circumstances under which a mentally ill person who is involuntarily admitted to a mental health facility and is conditionally released may be required to return to the facility; revising the process by which such a person may be unconditionally released before the expiration of the statutory period for detention; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 141—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved May 20, 1999

866

 

 

 

167

AN ACT relating to the rehabilitation division of the department of employment, training and rehabilitation; specifying the duties of the administrator of the rehabilitation division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 203—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 20, 1999

869

 

 

 

168

AN ACT relating to escrows; requiring the holder of an escrow to record certain information regarding the license or certificate of cooperation of a real estate broker, broker-salesman or salesman at the time an escrow for the sale of real property is established; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 215—Assemblymen Humke, Beers, Hettrick, Perkins, Buckley, Giunchigliani, Berman, Gibbons and Chowning.  Approved May 20, 1999

873

 

 

 

169

AN ACT relating to children; imposing certain requirements before a court may waive arrearages in the payment of child support; expanding the class of persons to whom district attorneys must provide certain services for the support of children; clarifying certain provisions regarding the appointment of a guardian ad litem in an action to determine paternity; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 231—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1999

874

170

AN ACT relating to Medicaid; amending the provisions governing the recovery of assets pursuant to the Medicaid estate recovery program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 249—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved May 20, 1999

876

 

 

 

171

AN ACT relating to the incorporation of cities; deleting certain requirements for the incorporation of cities by general law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 254—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1999

880

 

 

 

172

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; requiring biennial reporting by the director of the department of administration on the status of internal accounting and administrative controls in certain state agencies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 255—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1999

882

 

 

 

173

AN ACT relating to ethics in government; revising the definition of “public officer” to exclude a county health officer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 260—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1999

883

 

 

 

174

AN ACT relating to county recorders; increasing the fee charged by a county recorder for certifying a document; prohibiting the recording of certain documents that do not contain certain information; revising the manner in which the county recorder provides the welfare division of the department of human resources with information contained in an affidavit of death; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 414—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1999

884

 

 

 

175

AN ACT relating to the Moapa Valley Water District; expanding the jurisdiction and service area of the district; reducing the size of the governing board of the district; clarifying the length of the terms of the members of the governing board; revising the provisions governing the filling of a vacancy on the governing board; eliminating certain obsolete provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 425—Assemblywoman Von Tobel.  Approved May 20, 1999

886

 

 

 

176

AN ACT relating to purchasing by local governments; exempting contracts for the purchase of computer hardware and associated peripheral equipment and devices from the requirements for competitive bidding set forth in the Local Government Purchasing Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 445—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1999

889

 

 

 

177

AN ACT relating to the division of minerals of the department of business and industry; requiring the commission on mineral resources to adopt regulations establishing the amount of certain fees imposed for the support of the division and for certain programs of the division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 450—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 20, 1999

890

 

 

 

178

AN ACT relating to land use planning; authorizing a governing body or planning commission to consider certain criteria in determining whether to approve, conditionally approve or disapprove a second or subsequent parcel map with respect to certain tracts of land; authorizing a governing body to extend the period for recording an approved parcel map; increasing the amount that a governing body may set for the fee for filing a tentative map of division into large parcels; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 461—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1999

893

 

 

 

179

AN ACT relating to occupational safety and health; requiring the administrator of the division of industrial relations of the department of business and industry to establish a section for enforcement and a section for safety and health consultation, education, information and training within the division; requiring those sections to perform certain duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 489—Assemblymen Gibbons, Segerblom, Goldwater, Marvel, Berman, Hettrick, Cegavske, Humke, Chowning, Beers, de Braga, Von Tobel, Collins, Carpenter, Mortenson and Leslie.  Approved May 20, 1999

896

 

 

 

180

AN ACT relating to foster homes; clarifying and limiting the liability of certain persons who provide foster care for children in their care; limiting the criminal liability of such persons for the truancy of children in their care; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 531—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved May 20, 1999

897

 

 

 

181

AN ACT relating to gaming; providing that certain gaming employees who work in more than one location are not required to obtain more than one work permit; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 593—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1999

899

 

 

 

182

AN ACT relating to administrative procedures; revising the provision regarding the procedure upon the refusal of a state agency to revise an administrative regulation objected to by the legislative commission; declaring that a certain regulation will not become effective; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 612—Committee on Elections, Procedures, and Ethics.  Approved May 20, 1999

902

 

 

 

183

AN ACT relating to civil practice; removing a provision that specifies that an oral application or written motion for attorney’s fees does not affect a final judgment or the time for an appeal; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 624—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1999

903

 

 

 

184

AN ACT relating to cities; prohibiting certain cities from annexing only a portion of an individual lot or parcel of land; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 640—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1999

904

 

 

 

185

AN ACT relating to obligations for the support of children; revising provisions concerning the notice to withhold income sent to the employer of a person alleged to be liable for child support; providing that all payments made pursuant to an order for the assignment of income for the payment of child support be made to the welfare division of the department of human resources or its designated representative for appropriate disbursement; revising the procedure for notifying an employer of his duty to enroll a child of his employee in a plan of health insurance as ordered by a court; repealing a provision that requires a recipient of a payment of child support to provide notice of his receipt of such payment to certain persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 644—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1999

905

 

 

 

186

AN ACT relating to real property; revising the provisions governing certain disclosures required to be made to certain purchasers of residences; revising the provisions governing notices of public hearings regarding certain changes in zoning regulations, restrictions and districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 121—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1999

909

 

 

 

187

AN ACT relating to the charter of the City of Las Vegas; amending the charter to create six wards in the City of Las Vegas upon the approval of the registered voters of the city; authorizing the city council or the voters within the city to increase the number of wards in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 274—Senators Neal and Coffin.  Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Giunchigliani, Bache, Williams, Berman, Freeman, Gibbons, Humke, Lee, Mortenson, Neighbors, Parnell, Segerblom, Thomas, Tiffany and Von Tobel.  Approved May 20, 1999

914

 

 

 

188

AN ACT relating to public administrators; increasing the value of estates that may be administered by a public administrator by affidavit; authorizing the destruction of the property of a ward or decedent without giving notice to the next of kin, under certain circumstances; prohibiting certain public administrators from acting as guardians of proposed wards; revising the circumstances under which a public administrator is required to petition a court for letters of administration; allowing the appointment of a public guardian for a person who is under 60 years of age; authorizing a public administrator or a deputy designated by him to obtain the name and address of a customer of a public utility; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 472—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1999

916

 

 

 

189

AN ACT relating to water; including a portion of Churchill County within the Carson Water Subconservancy District; including representatives of Churchill County as members of the board of directors of the Carson Water Subconservancy District; increasing the authorized compensation for members of the board of directors of a water conservancy district; increasing the authorized compensation for members of the board of directors of an irrigation district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 197—Assemblymen de Braga, Dini, Hettrick and Parnell.  Joint Sponsors: Senators McGinness, Jacobsen and Amodei.  Approved May 20, 1999

921

 

 

 

190

AN ACT relating to public investments; authorizing certain public entities to lend securities under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 14—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 20, 1999

925

 

 

 

191

AN ACT relating to manufactured buildings; revising the provisions concerning the codes, standards and regulations adopted by the manufactured housing division of the department of business and industry; increasing the penalty for a violation of the provisions governing manufactured buildings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 177—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 20, 1999

928

 

 

 

192

AN ACT relating to lobbyists; revising the provisions regarding the reporting of expenditures by lobbyists; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 518—Assemblymen Segerblom, Mortenson, Koivisto, Gibbons, Collins, McClain, Parnell, Williams, Lee, Manendo, Carpenter, Goldwater, Brower, Beers, Perkins, Arberry, Giunchigliani, Parks, Ohrenschall, Price, Chowning, de Braga, Anderson, Tiffany, Freeman, Neighbors, Thomas, Humke and Berman.  Approved May 20, 1999

930

 

 

 

193

AN ACT relating to ethics in government; revising the provisions governing the financial disclosure statements of certain public and judicial officers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 611—Committee on Elections, Procedures, and Ethics.  Approved May 20, 1999

931

 

 

 

194

AN ACT relating to emergency care; extending limited immunity from liability regarding the use of automated defibrillators and related training; extending limited immunity from liability to licensed practical nurses for providing or supervising certain emergency care; extending limited immunity from liability to certain providers of health care licensed in another state who render emergency care to persons in this state; conforming certain related provision regarding the occupational safety program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 409—Assemblymen Gustavson, Nolan, Beers, Brower, Leslie, Evans, Cegavske, Hettrick, Lee, Berman, Von Tobel, Carpenter, Gibbons, Angle, Tiffany, Freeman, Bache, Anderson, Arberry, Parks, Ohrenschall, Price, Buckley, Giunchigliani, Thomas and Chowning.  Approved May 20, 1999

934

 

 

 

195

AN ACT relating to real estate; exempting property managers of certain real estate from certain licensing and permit requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 447—Assemblyman Carpenter.  Approved May 20, 1999

938

 

 

 

196

AN ACT relating to taxation; requiring the board of county commissioners of Washoe County to reduce the rate of a certain special motor vehicle privilege tax imposed during a certain period; prospectively prohibiting the board of county commissioners of Washoe County from imposing, levying or continuing the tax after a certain date; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 471—Assemblymen Humke, Freeman, Gibbons, Brower, Anderson, Angle, Gustavson, Evans and Manendo.  Approved May 20, 1999

940

 

 

 

197

AN ACT relating to deceased persons; requiring a funeral director to obtain the approval of the state board of funeral directors, embalmers and operators of cemeteries and crematories to manage a funeral establishment; providing that a funeral director is responsible for the proper management of each funeral establishment of which he is the manager; restricting the number of terms that a member of the board may serve consecutively; clarifying certain provisions governing the required education for a license to practice the profession of embalming; providing that a majority of the adult children of a deceased person may order the cremation of the human remains of the deceased person; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 241—Senator Shaffer.  Approved May 20, 1999

941

 

 

 

198

AN ACT relating to taxation; creating a presumption that certain tangible personal property initially used in interstate or foreign commerce outside this state was not purchased for storage, use or other consumption in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 262—Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 20, 1999

943

 

 

 

199

AN ACT relating to property tax; revising the provisions governing the establishment of combined tax rates to determine compliance with applicable limitations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 536—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1999

945

 

 

 

200

AN ACT relating to unfair trade practices; clarifying the persons on whose behalf the attorney general may bring a civil action for unfair trade practices; clarifying the persons who may bring a civil action for unfair trade practices; increasing the percentage of money collected for unfair trade practices that must be credited to the attorney general’s special fund and the maximum balance which may be detained in the fund; limiting the amount of money collected for unfair trade practices that can be credited to the attorney general’s special fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 108—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 20, 1999

945

 

 

 

201

AN ACT relating to the department of transportation; abolishing the state highway payroll clearing account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 150—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 20, 1999

947

 

 

 

202

AN ACT relating to elections; revising the provisions governing the form for an application to register to vote; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 169—Assemblywoman Tiffany.  Approved May 20, 1999

947

 

 

 

203

AN ACT relating to peace officers; prohibiting false or fraudulent complaints against a peace officer; requiring each agency that employs peace officers to establish a written procedure for investigating complaints against peace officers; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 304—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1999

948

 

 

 

204

AN ACT relating to gaming; making various changes relating to the manufacture, sale and distribution of gaming devices and associated equipment and inter-casino linked systems; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 651—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1999

949

 

 

 

205

AN ACT relating to the housing division of the department of business and industry; increasing the permissible aggregate principal amount of the outstanding obligations of the division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 100—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 24, 1999

959

 

 

 

206

AN ACT relating to watercraft; clarifying restrictions on the operation of a vessel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 136—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 24, 1999

960

 

 

 

207

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; revising the grounds for denying, suspending or revoking a license to engage in the activity of a broker of vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 188—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 24, 1999

961

 

 

 

208

AN ACT relating to professional land surveyors; authorizing a professional land surveyor to remove certain monuments; prescribing the manner in which such monuments must be perpetuated; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 202—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 24, 1999

963

 

 

 

209

AN ACT relating to taxation; providing under certain circumstances that a local or state apprenticeship committee or an organization that sponsors programs of apprenticeship is an organization created for educational purposes for the purpose of an exemption from sales and use taxes and certain analogous taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 207—Assemblymen Claborn, de Braga, Koivisto, Price, Collins, Anderson, Giunchigliani, Ohrenschall, McClain, Leslie, Chowning, Mortenson and Humke.  Approved May 24, 1999

965

 

 

 

210

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the provisions governing the exemption of the property of apprenticeship programs from property taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 211—Assemblymen Price, Collins, Chowning, Claborn, de Braga, Parks, Giunchigliani, Arberry, Ohrenschall, Gibbons, Williams, Von Tobel, Segerblom, Buckley, Carpenter and Bache.  Approved May 24, 1999

967

 

 

 

211

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; repealing the permanent net proceeds fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 234—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 24, 1999

968

 

 

 

212

AN ACT relating to the Lake Tahoe Basin; authorizing Douglas County to enter into certain contracts and agreements relating to the creation and operation of a nonprofit organization to operate a transit system in the Lake Tahoe Basin; exempting Douglas County from the Local Government Purchasing Act for the purposes of entering into such contracts and agreements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 236—Assemblyman Hettrick.  Joint Sponsor: Senator Jacobsen.  Approved May 24, 1999

968

 

 

 

213

AN ACT relating to medical facilities; creating a new category of medical facility for modified medical detoxification; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 265—Assemblymen Leslie, Gibbons, Buckley, de Braga, Parnell, Parks, Williams and Manendo.  Joint Sponsor: Senator Townsend.  Approved May 24, 1999

969

 

 

 

214

AN ACT relating to regional transportation commissions; increasing the number of representatives on the regional transportation commission of Carson City; providing for the designation of a chairman of the commission; establishing staggered terms of office for the representatives of the commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 270—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 24, 1999

970

 

 

 

215

AAN ACT relating to the public employees’ retirement system; providing for the counting of certain service performed by certain injured police officers and firemen towards eligibility for retirement as a police officer or fireman; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 303—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 24, 1999

972

 

 

 

216

AN ACT relating to juveniles; providing a mechanism for the funding of certain regional facilities for children; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 314—Assemblymen Dini, Hettrick, de Braga and Parnell.  Joint Sponsors: Senators Jacobsen, Amodei and McGinness.  Approved May 24, 1999

974

 

 

 

217

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; repealing certain requirements relating to the submission of a statement regarding compliance with a court order for child support as a condition to the issuance or renewal of a license; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 410—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 24, 1999

976

 

 

 

218

AN ACT relating to recreational areas; revising the age and residency requirements for free use of state parks and other recreational areas by certain elderly persons; requiring the collection of an administrative fee for the issuance of a permit for such use; clarifying the authority for the collection of reasonable fees for entering, camping and boating in state parks and recreational areas; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 439—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 24, 1999

977

 

 

 

219

AN ACT relating to the optional tax on revenues from the rental of transient lodging; revising the provisions governing the expenditure of the proceeds of the tax to benefit public transportation within certain county transportation districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 459—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 24, 1999

980

 

 

 

220

AN ACT relating to property; prohibiting a landlord from refusing to accept rent from a tenant in certain circumstances; revising the definition of rent set forth in the Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 462—Assemblymen Buckley, Anderson, Carpenter, Manendo, McClain, Leslie, Koivisto, Claborn, Collins, de Braga and Williams.  Approved May 24, 1999

981

 

 

 

221

AN ACT relating to wild horses; authorizing a county, upon request, to institute an action in federal court on behalf of a landowner requesting a writ of mandamus requiring certain action by federal authorities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 509—Assemblyman Carpenter.  Approved May 24, 1999

984

 

 

 

222

AN ACT relating to transportation; authorizing the governing bodies of certain governmental entities to create and use an expedited process for executing certain written agreements relating to certain highway projects in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 553—Assemblyman Parks.  Approved May 24, 1999

985

 

 

 

223

AN ACT relating to local government finance; requiring certain cities and counties to continue to levy and collect certain license taxes which are pledged for the payment of certain bonds and other obligations and to transmit those taxes to the county fair and recreation board; authorizing the pledge of certain license or other excise taxes to the payment of revenue bonds; making various other changes governing obligations of county fair and recreational boards; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 554—Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 24, 1999

987

 

 

 

224

AN ACT relating to taxation; transferring the responsibility for the collection of taxes and fees imposed on certain fuels from the department of taxation to the department of motor vehicles and public safety; providing for the collection of the tax on certain types of motor vehicle fuel at the terminal rack by suppliers of those types of fuel; prohibiting exporters of certain types of motor vehicle fuel from selling or distributing those types of fuel in this state; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 584—Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 24, 1999

990

 

 

 

225

AN ACT relating to state purchasing; requiring the chief of the purchasing division of the department of administration to adopt regulations that establish procedures for the awarding of contracts and the evaluation of proposals; requiring contracts for services that are provided by independent contractors to certain agencies and elected officers to be awarded in the same manner as contracts for services for state agencies are awarded; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 588—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 24, 1999

1024

 

 

 

226

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the provisions governing the appraisal of real property to include further grouping of parcels and an analysis of discounted cash flow; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 601—Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 24, 1999

1029

 

 

 

227

AN ACT relating to local financial administration; establishing the severe financial emergency fund; authorizing the executive director of the department of taxation to loan money from the fund to a local government in severe financial emergency under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 606—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 24, 1999

1031

 

 

 

228

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; revising the provisions concerning the certification of certain devices used to test the intoxication of a person; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 620—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 24, 1999

1033

 

 

 

229

AN ACT relating to purchasing by local governments; increasing under certain circumstances the threshold for the size of a contract that is subject to the requirements concerning the advertisement of contracts and solicitation of bids; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 639—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 24, 1999

1034

 

 

 

230

AN ACT relating to public schools; requiring the boards of trustees of school districts to pay increased salaries to teachers who maintain certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards; requiring related information to be included in the annual budget report of each school district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 46—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 24, 1999

1036

 

 

 

231

AN ACT relating to the division of industrial relations of department of business and industry; specifying the information that the administrator of the division can require insurers who provide industrial insurance to provide on claims those insurers process; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 53—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 24, 1999

1038

 

 

 

232

AN ACT relating to mental health; allowing a second evaluation requested by a client who is admitted to a mental health facility to be conducted by a psychiatrist or psychologist who does not have a contractual relationship with or financial interest in the facility; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 73—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 24, 1999

1040

 

 

 

233

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; revising the circumstances under which certain fines are increased for violating a limitation of weight of a motor vehicle; requiring the director of the department of transportation to designate restricted highways which are susceptible to severe damage if traveled upon at certain times of the year in violation of such a limitation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 81—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 24, 1999

1041

 

 

 

234

AN ACT relating to wildlife; authorizing the board of wildlife commissioners to adopt regulations setting forth the circumstances under which a person may fish in certain lakes or ponds without a license, permit or stamp; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 105—Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 24, 1999

1042

 

 

 

235

AN ACT relating to wildlife; defining the terms “license” and “permit” for the purposes of the assessment of demerit points for wildlife convictions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 106—Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 24, 1999

1043

 

 

 

236

AN ACT relating to water; revising the circumstances under which the state engineer may postpone action on an application to use water or reject an application for an interbasin transfer of ground water; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 108—Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 24, 1999

1045

 

 

 

237

AN ACT relating to judgments of conviction; requiring the use of the judgment of conviction as the warrant or authority for the execution of a sentence; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 118—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 24, 1999

1047

 

 

 

238

AN ACT relating to regional transportation commissions; establishing staggered terms of office for the representatives of certain regional transportation commissions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 129—Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 24, 1999

1049

 

 

 

239

AN ACT relating to personal care facilities; repealing the provisions providing for the registration of homes for individual residential care; providing that such homes must become licensed to continue to operate; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 163—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved May 24, 1999

1050

 

 

 

240

AN ACT relating to aeronautics; establishing certain minimum standards for the operation of a skydiving business; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 179—Senator McGinness.  Joint Sponsor: Assemblyman de Braga.  Approved May 24, 1999

1054

 

 

 

241

AN ACT relating to public health; creating the advisory subcommittee on fetal alcohol syndrome of the advisory board on maternal and child health and providing its duties; requiring the health division of the department of human resources to develop and carry out certain programs relating to the prevention and treatment of fetal alcohol syndrome; making various other changes relating to fetal alcohol syndrome; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 197—Senators Wiener, Rawson, Townsend, Titus, Mathews, Care, Porter and Schneider.  Approved May 24, 1999

1056

 

 

 

242

AN ACT relating to the regulation of construction; revising provisions governing the payment of fees by public agencies to cities and counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 216—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 24, 1999

1064

 

 

 

243

AN ACT relating to crimes; prohibiting hazing at high schools, colleges and universities in this state; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 297—Senator Titus.  Approved May 24, 1999

1065

 

 

 

244

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; making an appropriation to the National College of Juvenile and Family Law; requiring the transfer of money from the fund for the National College and Family Law to the state general fund; authorizing the return of the money transferred from the fund under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 303—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 24, 1999

1066

 

 

 

245

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; making an appropriation to the National Judicial College; requiring the transfer of money from the fund for the National Judicial College to the state general fund; authorizing the return of the money transferred from the fund under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 304—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 24, 1999

1067

 

 

 

246

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the provisions governing the collection of the taxes on the transfer of real property; clarifying the responsibility for payment of the taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 318—Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 24, 1999

1067

 

 

 

247

AN ACT relating to diseased animals; requiring the state quarantine officer to maintain confidentiality of certain notices regarding diseased animals under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 330—Senator Rhoads.  Approved May 24, 1999

1069

 

 

 

248

AN ACT relating to vessels; revising the provisions governing the payment of storage fees for certain vessels stored to preserve evidence of the commission of a crime; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 343—Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 24, 1999

1070

 

 

 

249

AN ACT relating to the University and Community College System of Nevada; authorizing the construction and equipment of a building for the Desert Research Institute; authorizing the issuance of securities to pay for part of the cost of the building; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 371—Senators Titus and Raggio.  Joint Sponsor: Assemblyman Dini.  Approved May 24, 1999

1070

 

 

 

250

AN ACT relating to state land; authorizing the state land registrar to convey certain land to Clark County; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 377—Senator Porter.  Joint Sponsor: Assemblywoman Segerblom.  Approved May 24, 1999

1074

 

 

 

251

AN ACT relating to the state fire marshal; clarifying the class of counties in which the state fire marshal may enforce certain laws and regulations and conduct certain investigations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 389—Senator Jacobsen.  Approved May 24, 1999

1075

 

 

 

252

AN ACT relating to local governments; requiring certain information to be provided on a ballot question for certain elections for the approval of general obligations and increases in rates of property tax; amending the dates on which certain elections for certain increases in rates of property tax may be held; requiring the committee on local government finance to provide forms annually for ballot questions which may be used for certain elections for the approval of general obligations and increases in rates of property tax; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 501—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 24, 1999

1078

 

 

 

253

AN ACT relating to water resources; revising the provisions regarding the plan relating to water resources developed by the division of water planning of the state department of conservation and natural resources; requiring governmental agencies to consider the plan when developing and implementing policies relating to water resources; requiring the administrator of the division to submit a written report to the legislature; requiring the administrator to report to the legislative commission at certain times; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 526—Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 24, 1999

1087

 

 

 

254

AN ACT relating to redevelopment; revising the requirements for the area that may be included in a redevelopment area; prohibiting the repeal, amendment or modification of the provisions governing redevelopment in any manner that would impair any bonds or securities issued pursuant to those provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 528—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 24, 1999

1090

 

 

 

255

AN ACT relating to taxation; providing for the review and adjustment of the amount allocated to certain governmental entities from the local government tax distribution account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 534—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 24, 1999

1091

 

 

 

256

AN ACT relating to taxation; including the assessed valuation attributable to a redevelopment agency in the calculation of the assessed valuation of a local government or special district for use in the formula for distribution of the proceeds of certain taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 535—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 24, 1999

1092

 

 

 

257

AN ACT relating to taxation; requiring the governor to certify the population of towns for certain purposes; making various changes to the provisions governing the methods by which the assessed valuation of the taxable property of certain local governments is calculated for the purpose of distributing the proceeds of certain taxes; making various changes to the provisions governing the method by which the population of certain local governments is determined for the purpose of distributing the proceeds of certain taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 538—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 24, 1999

1096

 

 

 

258

AN ACT relating to civil actions; revising the provisions governing an offer of judgment in a civil action; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 492—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 24, 1999

1102

 

 

 

259

AN ACT relating to tobacco; requiring all manufacturers of tobacco products sold in this state to participate in the settlement made between certain manufacturers and this and other states or to place money in escrow; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 667—Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 24, 1999

1105

 

 

 

260

AN ACT relating to the department of motor vehicles and public safety; authorizing the use of digital images on drivers’ licenses and identification cards; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 678—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 24, 1999

1109

 

 

 

261

AN ACT relating to public employment; providing temporarily that retired public employees may accept certain employment with the University and Community College System of Nevada without affecting the distribution of their existing retirement allowances; requiring the public employees’ retirement board to conduct a study of the effect on the public employees’ retirement system of the employment of retired public employees by public employers participating in the system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 74—Assemblyman Thomas.  Approved May 24, 1999

1111

 

 

 

262

AN ACT relating to water; requiring the state board of health to adopt regulations requiring the fluoridation of certain public water systems; limiting the application of certain existing provisions concerning proposals to adjust the concentration of fluoride in water in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 284—Assemblymen Giunchigliani, Arberry, Parks, Bache, Williams, de Braga, Collins, Perkins, Buckley, Manendo, Lee, Evans, Anderson, McClain, Koivisto, Tiffany, Freeman, Parnell, Ohrenschall, Von Tobel, Price, Gibbons, Neighbors, Goldwater, Thomas, Carpenter, Segerblom, Leslie, Brower, Nolan, Beers, Mortenson and Claborn.  Joint Sponsors: Senators Rawson, Coffin, Titus, Jacobsen, Amodei, Care, Carlton, Mathews, Neal, Schneider, Shaffer and Wiener.  Approved May 24, 1999

1112

 

 

 

263

AN ACT relating to labor; requiring the wages or compensation of certain employees who work with certain explosives to be based solely on the number of hours the employees work; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 110—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 25, 1999

1114

 

 

 

264

AN ACT relating to hazardous materials; revising the designation of highly hazardous substances for the purposes of regulating facilities where such substances are produced, used, stored or handled; excluding certain types of household waste from the definition of hazardous waste; authorizing the state department of conservation and natural resources to include within its plan of management of hazardous waste in this state a description of the hazards associated with certain uses of commercial products; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 173—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 25, 1999

1116

 

 

 

265

AN ACT relating to public health; authorizing a law enforcement officer, correctional officer, emergency medical attendant, fireman and any other person who is employed by an agency of criminal justice or the employer of any such person to petition a court to require a person who may have exposed the employee to a contagious disease to be tested for the human immunodeficiency virus and the hepatitis B surface antigen; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 483—Assemblymen Anderson, Manendo, Leslie, Parks, Freeman, Buckley, Carpenter, Ohrenschall, Brower, Gustavson, Koivisto, Angle, McClain, Nolan, de Braga, Hettrick and Goldwater.  Approved May 25, 1999

1122

 

 

 

266

AN ACT relating to public safety; providing for the registration and regulation of facilities that manufacture explosives for sale by the division of environmental protection of the state department of conservation and natural resources; requiring an assessment of risks through analysis of hazards to be conducted at a regulated facility where highly hazardous substances are located or explosives are manufactured for sale if such a substance or explosive is newly introduced into the facility; abolishing the requirement that the division establish a schedule for those assessments; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 535—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 25, 1999

1124

 

 

 

267

AN ACT relating to water controls; requiring that an analysis of water performed as a condition precedent to the transfer of real property be performed by a certified laboratory; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 574—Assemblymen Humke, de Braga, Ohrenschall, Hettrick, Lee and Segerblom.  Approved May 25, 1999

1133

 

 

 

268

AN ACT relating to school personnel; removing the requirement that a superintendent of schools of a school district be licensed as a school administrator; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 576—Committee on Education.  Approved May 25, 1999

1134

 

 

 

269

AN ACT relating to land use; requiring a person who wishes to commence operation of a facility where explosives or certain substances will be used, manufactured, processed, transferred or stored to obtain a conditional use permit from the governing body of the city or county in which the facility is to be located; providing exceptions; establishing the procedures for granting such a permit; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 603—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 25, 1999

1135

 

 

 

270

AN ACT relating to crimes against property; increasing the penalty for certain crimes involving an unauthorized, forged or counterfeit trade-mark or design; establishing a rebuttable inference regarding the existence of the intent to sell certain items; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 616—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 25, 1999

1139

 

 

 

271

AN ACT relating to judicial process; authorizing the supreme court to establish rules governing the electronic filing, storage and reproduction of documents filed with various courts; authorizing certain peace officers and other persons to issue certain electronic citations and to file such citations electronically with a court or traffic violations bureau; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 650—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 25, 1999

1141

 

 

 

272

AN ACT relating to cosmetology; establishing a program for the training of cosmetologists’ apprentices; providing a fee for the registration of such apprentices; authorizing the issuance of a citation and providing an administrative penalty for the unauthorized practice of cosmetology; providing a fee for an application for a license to practice cosmetology; revising the requirements relating to reciprocity for licensure in any branch of cosmetology; revising provisions governing the licensure of a cosmetological establishment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 13—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 25, 1999

1150

273

AN ACT relating to disabled persons; requiring the department of motor vehicles and public safety to issue expedited service permits to certain persons with disabilities that entitle those persons to expedited service from state agencies under certain circumstances; prohibiting unauthorized persons from using or attempting to use such a permit to obtain services from those agencies; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 35—Senator Titus.  Approved May 25, 1999

1158

 

 

 

274

AN ACT relating to cooperative agreements; revising provisions governing cooperative agreements to allow certain transactions by public agencies with Indian tribes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 52—Senator Mathews.  Approved May 25, 1999

1160

 

 

 

275

AN ACT relating to prisoners; allowing the director of the department of prisons to assign certain prisoners to a therapeutic community without their consent; revising the provisions governing assignment to and eligibility for participation in a therapeutic community; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 57—Senator Wiener.  Approved May 25, 1999

1162

 

 

 

276

AN ACT relating to vehicles; revising the definition of “used vehicle” as used in certain provisions concerning the sale of certain used vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 153—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 25, 1999

1163

 

 

 

277

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the issuance of special license plates indicating support for the promotion of agriculture within this state, including support for the programs and activities of the Future Farmers of America within the State of Nevada; providing for the issuance of special license plates for the support of the natural environment of the Mount Charleston area; imposing a fee for the issuance or renewal of such license plates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 339—Senators Rhoads, Jacobsen, McGinness, Amodei and James.  Approved May 25, 1999

1164

 

 

 

278

AN ACT relating to athletic trainers; requiring the State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners to appoint an advisory committee to recommend legislation concerning the regulation of athletic trainers in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 357—Senators Wiener, Shaffer, Rawson, Mathews and Amodei (by request).  Approved May 25, 1999

1169

 

 

 

279

AN ACT relating to emergency medical services; creating a committee on emergency medical services; providing the method of appointment of members; establishing the powers and duties of the committee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 365—Senator Amodei.  Joint Sponsor: Assemblyman Dini.  Approved May 25, 1999

1170

 

 

 

280

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the issuance of decals to affix to special license plates that display emblems or other insignia of specific military units within particular branches of the Armed Forces of the United States; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 379—Senator Porter.  Approved May 25, 1999

1172

 

 

 

281

AN ACT relating to real estate; providing for a claim of a real estate broker against certain proceeds received from the disposition of commercial real estate for services provided by the broker pursuant to a brokerage agreement; providing that a real estate broker who records such a claim is subject to certain disciplinary action if the claim is determined by a district court to be frivolous and made without reasonable cause; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 452—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 25, 1999

1174

 

 

 

282

AN ACT relating to local governments; requiring a legislative measure to include on its face certain disclosures concerning unfunded mandates under certain circumstances; placing a monetary limitation on the programs and services for which a specified source for additional revenue must be authorized; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 471—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 25, 1999

1181

 

 

 

283

AN ACT relating to the determination of population; revising the applicability of the information obtained pursuant to a national decennial census to determinations of population for certain purposes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 531—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 25, 1999

1182

 

 

 

284

AN ACT relating to municipal courts; authorizing certain cities to establish the terms of office of municipal judges by ordinance; clarifying that municipal judges may be appointed in certain cities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 314—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 25, 1999

1183

 

 

 

285

AN ACT relating to water; clarifying the authorized extent of use of water from a domestic well; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 291—Senator Jacobsen (by request).  Approved May 25, 1999

1184

 

 

 

286

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; revising the reversion for certain previously appropriated money for the Medicaid Managed Care Program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 284—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 25, 1999

1184

 

 

 

287

AN ACT relating to the rehabilitation division of the department of employment, training and rehabilitation; renaming the vocational rehabilitation revolving account as the rehabilitation division revolving account; eliminating the services to the blind revolving account; providing for the transfer of the money in the services to the blind revolving account to the rehabilitation division revolving account; increasing the maximum permissible amount in the rehabilitation division revolving account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 190—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 25, 1999

1185

 

 

 

288

AN ACT relating to sentencing; revising the penalty for commission of a category E felony; allowing the court to require a person convicted of a category E felony to serve a term of confinement in the county jail as a condition of probation; revising the provisions relating to presentence investigations and reports; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 148—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 25, 1999

1186

 

 

 

289

AN ACT relating to public employees’ retirement; clarifying provisions governing the purchase by a state agency of service credit in the public employees’ retirement system on behalf of certain employees under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 111—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 25, 1999

1198

 

 

 

290

AN ACT relating to education; authorizing the commission on educational technology to appoint an advisory committee to submit recommendations to the commission regarding the establishment, coordination and use of a telecommunications network in the public schools of this state; revising the standards of content and performance required to be adopted by the council to establish academic standards for public schools; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 49—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved May 25, 1999

1199

 

 

 

291

AN ACT relating to Nevada Revised Statutes; making technical corrections to inappropriate or inaccurate provisions; clarifying ambiguous provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 645—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 25, 1999

1203

 

 

 

292

AN ACT relating to school districts; requiring the Legislative Auditor to conduct an audit of the school districts in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 241—Assemblymen McClain, Koivisto, Parks, Manendo, Claborn, Chowning, Lee, Williams, Segerblom, Bache, Giunchigliani, Arberry, Thomas, Goldwater, Anderson, Price, Ohrenschall, Freeman, de Braga, Gustavson, Collins, Parnell, Leslie, Mortenson, Gibbons, Berman, Perkins, Beers, Neighbors, Carpenter, Angle, Tiffany, Buckley, Nolan, Hettrick, Humke, Evans and Cegavske.  Joint Sponsors: Senators Washington, Porter, Amodei and Shaffer.  Approved May 25, 1999

1221

 

 

 

293

AN ACT relating to public water; revising the provisions governing liens upon lands entitled to receive water from an irrigation district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 252—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 25, 1999

1222

 

 

 

294

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; removing the limitation on the payment of a death benefit for the transportation of the remains of a deceased employee beyond the continental limits of the United States; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 253—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 25, 1999

1224

 

 

 

295

AN ACT relating to wildlife; requiring the board of wildlife commissioners to make certain revisions to the criteria for the issuance of special incentive elk tags; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 296—Assemblyman Carpenter.  Approved May 25, 1999

1226

 

 

 

296

AN ACT relating to tenancies; prohibiting a landlord from terminating a tenancy in violation of provisions governing discrimination in housing; revising certain rights and obligations of landlords and tenants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 397—Assemblymen Goldwater, Buckley, Thomas, Segerblom, Gibbons, Neighbors, Perkins, Giunchigliani, Williams, Parks, Collins, Manendo, Ohrenschall, Price, Evans, Leslie, Koivisto, Parnell, McClain, Claborn and Bache.  Approved May 25, 1999

1228

 

 

 

297

AN ACT relating to taxation; exempting certain property acquired by the Nevada Land Conservancy and the American Land Conservancy from property taxes; revising the provisions governing the requirements for such exemptions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 423—Assemblymen Freeman, Gibbons, Humke, Leslie and Evans.  Approved May 25, 1999

1232

 

 

 

298

AN ACT relating to unarmed combat; requiring the Nevada athletic commission to keep certain information confidential; authorizing the commission to grant limited, restricted or conditional licenses; revising the provisions relating to applications for licenses; authorizing the commission to take disciplinary actions against certain persons; revising the powers of the commission relating to hearings; prohibiting perjury; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 467—Assemblymen Goldwater, Buckley, Koivisto and Perkins.  Joint Sponsors: Senators Carlton, Coffin, James, Porter, Schneider, Shaffer and Titus.  Approved May 25, 1999

1233

 

 

 

299

AN ACT relating to trusts; enlarging the class of permitted beneficiaries of a spendthrift trust; enlarging the category of spendthrift trusts to which the law of this state applies; providing a limitation of actions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 469—Assemblyman Goldwater.  Approved May 25, 1999

1236

 

 

 

300

AN ACT relating to navigable rivers; requiring the division of state lands and the division of environmental protection of the state department of conservation and natural resources to refund under certain circumstances fees paid by governmental entities to obtain a permit to conduct channel clearance of rivers; revising provisions governing the account for the channel clearance, maintenance, restoration, surveying and monumenting program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 490—Assemblymen Hettrick, de Braga, Carpenter, Dini and Parnell.  Approved May 25, 1999

1240

 

 

 

301

AN ACT relating to emergency management; expanding the authority of the division of emergency management of the department of motor vehicles and public safety, the governor and local organizations of emergency management to respond to emergencies and disasters; authorizing the governor and the legislature to declare disasters; revising the composition of the board of search and rescue; requiring the coordinator of search and rescue to be an employee of the division of emergency management; expanding the membership of the committee on training in search and rescue; transferring the responsibility to administer the emergency assistance account within the disaster relief fund from the state emergency response commission to the division of emergency management; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 626—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 25, 1999

1241

 

 

 

302

AN ACT relating to transportation; authorizing certain advertising in airspace over highways; requiring the department of transportation to establish fees for authorizing the use of trade-marks and symbols that identify individual enterprises on directional or informational signs and for providing information concerning commercial attractions; revising certain fees for providing information to the members of the general public; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 627—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 25, 1999

1259

 

 

 

303

AN ACT relating to taxation; clarifying the provisions governing the treatment of photographer’s proofs for purposes of taxes on retail sales; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 424—Senator Schneider.  Approved May 25, 1999

1262

 

 

 

304

AN ACT relating to economic development; authorizing for certain businesses to apply to the commission on economic development for approval of a program to train employees of that business; requiring the director of the department of employment, training and rehabilitation to grant money to programs approved by the commission under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 419—Senators James, Porter and Titus.  Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Bache, Cegavske and Perkins.  Approved May 25, 1999

1262

 

 

 

305

AN ACT relating to substance abuse; requiring halfway houses for alcohol and drug abusers to be certified by the bureau of alcohol and drug abuse in the rehabilitation division of the department of employment, training and rehabilitation; revising the fees that may be charged by the bureau for certifying facilities, programs or personnel; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 161—Senator Titus.  Approved May 25, 1999

1265

 

 

 

306

AN ACT relating to taxation; specifying certain properties that must be assessed by the Nevada tax commission; defining “property of an interstate or intercounty nature” for the purpose of determining whether a property must be assessed by the Nevada tax commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 383—Senator Schneider.  Approved May 25, 1999

1269

 

 

 

307

AN ACT relating to the tax on special fuel; authorizing the department of motor vehicles and public safety or its authorized agent to stop and inspect a motor vehicle that is using or transporting special fuel in violation of certain provisions; authorizing the department to impose an administrative fine under certain circumstances; requiring a person who resells special fuel that is exempt from the tax on special fuel to collect and remit the tax to the department of motor vehicles and public safety under certain circumstances; authorizing a special fuel supplier to retain a portion of the tax collected as a fee in certain circumstances; reducing the value of the bond that a special fuel dealer is required to provide in certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 349—Senator Jacobsen.  Approved May 25, 1999

1272

 

 

 

308

AN ACT relating to parole; requiring under certain circumstances that certain photographs be included in the files pertaining to certain prisoners when those prisoners are considered for parole; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 395—Senator Washington.  Approved May 25, 1999

1276

 

 

 

309

AN ACT relating to the commission on substance abuse education, prevention, enforcement and treatment; revising the composition and duties of the commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 346—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved May 25, 1999

1280

 

 

 

310

AN ACT relating to public safety; revising the provisions governing registration and community notification of sex offenders and offenders convicted of a crime against a child; revising the provisions governing the statewide registry of sex offenders and offenders convicted of a crime against a child; revising the provisions governing psychosexual evaluations of certain sex offenders; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 515—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 25, 1999

1284

 

 

 

311

AN ACT relating to taxation; requiring strict construction of certain provisions governing the imposition of sales and use taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 522—Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 25, 1999

1311

 

 

 

312

AN ACT relating to local governments; revising the manner in which the revenue from certain fees for business licenses is calculated; revising the provisions for increasing certain taxes or fees on private enterprises; providing additional notification for certain types of changes in fees imposed upon private enterprises; authorizing a county or city to impose a tax or a fee upon a business under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 455—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 25, 1999

1312

 

 

 

313

AN ACT relating to telecommunication services; providing for the alternative regulation of incumbent local exchange carriers; providing for the reclassification of basic network services provided by such carriers; requiring the public utilities commission of Nevada to establish standards of performance and reporting relating to the provision of local telecommunication services; providing an expedited procedure to resolve certain disputes between providers of telecommunication services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 440—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 25, 1999

1314

 

 

 

314

AN ACT relating to property taxes; providing that a local government is exempt from paying delinquent taxes on certain property held in trust by the county treasurer that is transferred to the local government for use as open-space real property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 523—Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 25, 1999

1321

 

 

 

315

AN ACT relating to marriage; authorizing a justice of the peace and municipal judge to accept certain gifts in connection with solemnizing a marriage; authorizing a county clerk to charge fees for correcting certain errors in marriage licenses and certificates of marriage and for replacing certain certificates of marriage that have been lost or destroyed; authorizing a county recorder to charge fees for correcting certain errors in certificates of marriage; establishing fees for recording corrected certificates of marriage with the county recorder; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 512—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 25, 1999

1322

 

 

 

316

AN ACT relating to nursing; eliminating the civil liability of members of the state board of nursing under certain circumstances; revising the definitions of “nursing assistant,” “practice of practical nursing” and “practice of professional nursing”; making various changes concerning disciplinary action against a licensee or a holder of a certificate; increasing the permissible fees that may be charged by the board; revising provisions governing the approval of schools of nursing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 204—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 25, 1999

1324

 

 

 

317

AN ACT relating to tow cars; revising the provisions governing the maintenance and use by the Nevada highway patrol of lists of operators of tow cars; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 387—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 27, 1999

1331

 

 

 

318

AN ACT relating to the practice of law; revising certain provisions relating to the unauthorized practice of law; increasing the penalties for the unlawful practice of law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 18—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 28, 1999

1333

 

 

 

319

AN ACT relating to public safety; providing for an increased penalty for felonies committed under certain circumstances that threaten the safety of pupils and school employees; revising certain provisions governing the definition of first degree murder; establishing for the purposes of the death penalty an aggravating circumstance relating to murders committed under certain circumstances that threaten the safety of pupils and school employees; revising various provisions relating to juveniles who commit certain unlawful acts; making various other changes concerning the safety of pupils and school employees; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 53—Assemblyman Carpenter.  Approved May 28, 1999

1334

 

 

 

320

AN ACT relating to personal identity; prohibiting a person from obtaining any personal identifying information of another person and using the information to harm that other person or for any unlawful purpose; making various changes to provisions concerning identity fraud and false status; authorizing a person to bring a civil action against another person who unlawfully obtained and used his personal identifying information; requiring a creditor who mails a solicitation for an extension of credit to a person to use the same address to mail the extension of credit to the person under certain circumstances; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 71—Assemblywoman Buckley.  Joint Sponsor: Senator Raggio.  Approved May 28, 1999

1343

 

 

 

321

AN ACT relating to sanity commissions; revising the provisions governing the compensation of the members of a sanity commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 82—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 28, 1999

1346

 

 

 

322

AN ACT relating to justices of the peace; requiring that the justices of the peace in certain townships be licensed and admitted to practice law in the courts of this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 86—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 28, 1999

1347

 

 

 

323

AN ACT relating to decedents; providing that a person who is a culpable actor in the felonious and intentional killing of a decedent may not inherit from the decedent or accrue other benefits based upon the death of the decedent; providing for a civil action; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 159—Assemblymen Gibbons, Chowning, Hettrick, Ohrenschall, Dini, Bache, Gustavson, Freeman, Tiffany, de Braga, Mortenson, Cegavske, McClain, Claborn, Beers, Anderson, Goldwater, Lee, Neighbors, Segerblom, Carpenter, Nolan, Leslie and Thomas.  Approved May 28, 1999

1348

 

 

 

324

AN ACT relating to public schools; requiring school districts to spend a minimum amount of money each year on certain items for public schools; revising provisions regarding budgets of school districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 219—Assemblymen Cegavske, Hettrick, Perkins and Dini.  Joint Sponsors: Senators Raggio, Rawson, Porter, Titus, James, Amodei, Care, O’Donnell and Washington.  Approved May 28, 1999

1357

 

 

 

325

AN ACT relating to crimes; revising the provisions governing the unlawful exhibition or distribution of material that is harmful to minors; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 282—Assemblymen Lee, Gibbons, Segerblom, Mortenson, Neighbors, Thomas, Koivisto, McClain, Goldwater, Perkins, Cegavske and Collins.  Approved May 28, 1999

1360

 

 

 

326

AN ACT relating to water districts; extending an exception from the advertising of public contracts to certain additional water districts; excluding a certain part of the original territory of the Virgin Valley water district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 295—Assemblywoman Von Tobel.  Approved May 28, 1999

1360

 

 

 

327

AN ACT relating to the charter of the City of Reno; providing that the boundaries of wards must be determined on the basis of population; revising provisions prohibiting certain officers from holding certain other offices or employment; revising the qualifications for certain offices; revising certain provisions governing the adoption of ordinances; providing that a misdemeanor offense under state law is deemed also to be a misdemeanor offense against the city if the offense is committed within the city; repealing certain provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 309—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 28, 1999

1365

 

 

 

328

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; expanding the circumstances under which special license plates may be used on motor vehicles loaned by dealers and rebuilders of vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 329—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 28, 1999

1370

 

 

 

329

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; providing for industrial insurance coverage for domestic workers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 334—Assemblymen Hettrick, Humke, Collins, Perkins, Dini, Cegavske, Beers, Nolan, Leslie, Evans, Goldwater, Thomas, Carpenter, Segerblom, Gustavson, Chowning, de Braga, Mortenson, Claborn, McClain and Koivisto.  Joint Sponsors: Senators Townsend, O’Connell and Rhoads.  Approved May 28, 1999

1371

 

 

 

330

AN ACT relating to domestic violence; allowing a person who is applying for a temporary order for protection against domestic violence to apply, at the same time, for an extended order for protection against domestic violence; requiring that a hearing concerning the issuance of an extended order for protection against domestic violence be held within 45 days after the application for the extended order is filed; authorizing the court to appoint a master to take testimony and recommend orders in cases concerning orders for protection against domestic violence; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 339—Assemblymen Evans, Chowning, de Braga, Claborn, Koivisto, McClain, Parnell, Anderson, Cegavske, Humke, Mortenson, Gustavson, Angle, Buckley, Leslie and Brower.  Joint Sponsors: Senators Amodei, Mathews, Shaffer and Wiener.  Approved May 28, 1999

1372

 

 

 

331

AN ACT relating to the state seal; designating official colors for reproductions and facsimiles of the state seal; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 350—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 28, 1999

1374

 

 

 

332

AN ACT relating to state land use planning; revising provisions governing the procedures to be followed if the Federal Government files a realty action concerning the purchase of private land in Nevada or the exchange of public land for private land in Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 358—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 28, 1999

1376

 

 

 

333

AN ACT relating to crimes; increasing the penalties for the crime of aggravated stalking; requiring certain training for peace officers concerning the crimes of stalking and aggravated stalking; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 363—Assemblymen Leslie, Anderson, Brower, Parnell, Gibbons, Giunchigliani, Perkins, Dini, Bache, Koivisto, McClain, Claborn, de Braga, Hettrick, Lee, Nolan, Arberry, Thomas, Parks, Neighbors, Goldwater, Beers, Chowning, Price, Freeman, Ohrenschall, Evans, Collins, Manendo, Mortenson, Humke, Carpenter, Cegavske, Williams, Gustavson, Segerblom, Berman, Buckley, Von Tobel, Tiffany and Marvel.  Joint Sponsors: Senators Townsend, Titus, Mathews and James.  Approved May 28, 1999

1377

 

 

 

334

AN ACT relating to courts; authorizing the parties to certain actions to use a settlement conference, short trial and other alternative methods of resolving disputes under certain circumstances; providing for the adoption of rules and procedures governing the use of alternative methods of resolving disputes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 392—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 28, 1999

1379

 

 

 

335

AN ACT relating to crime; making various changes concerning probationers who are supervised by departments of alternative sentencing; authorizing a court to take certain actions if such a probationer violates a condition of a suspended sentence; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 406—Assemblymen Hettrick, Cegavske, Anderson, Bache, Tiffany, Koivisto, McClain, Angle, Gustavson, Claborn, Mortenson, Beers, Nolan, Brower, Leslie, Evans, Perkins, Humke, Berman, Collins, Thomas, Lee, de Braga, Neighbors, Parks, Von Tobel, Segerblom, Goldwater, Dini, Buckley, Giunchigliani, Arberry, Gibbons, Carpenter and Marvel.  Joint Sponsor: Senator Jacobsen.  Approved May 28, 1999

1381

336

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; prohibiting a person from committing certain acts that constitute aggressive driving; providing in certain circumstances for the suspension or revocation of the driver’s license of a person who commits certain acts that constitute aggressive driving; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 457—Assemblymen Parks, Leslie, Koivisto, Bache, Freeman, Tiffany, Cegavske, Hettrick, Manendo, Berman, Gustavson, Gibbons, Williams, Anderson, Goldwater, Segerblom, Giunchigliani, Ohrenschall, Von Tobel, de Braga, Nolan, Angle and Neighbors.  Joint Sponsor: Senator Amodei.  Approved May 28, 1999

1384

 

 

 

337

AN ACT relating to agriculture; eliminating the requirement for the registration of apiaries; eliminating the annual fee for colonies of bees; eliminating the requirement for a permit issued by the division of agriculture of the department of business and industry to transport apiaries, bees, hives, combs or other used apiary supplies in this state; eliminating the requirement for a permit issued by the division to import into this state certain bees, used beehives, honeycombs or appliances; eliminating the requirement for the inspection of certain apiaries of queen bees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 481—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 28, 1999

1387

 

 

 

338

AN ACT relating to elections; revising the procedure by which independent candidates and candidates of minor parties qualify to appear on the ballot for the general election; revising certain provisions governing challenges to the registration of a voter; enacting certain provisions governing the reporting of election results; revising the procedure for consolidating precincts and for designating a precinct to be a mailing precinct; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 520—Committee on Elections, Procedures, and Ethics.  Approved May 28, 1999

1389

 

 

 

339

AN ACT relating to adult persons; revising provisions concerning their guardianship; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 517—Assemblymen Freeman, Gibbons, Arberry, Giunchigliani, Williams and Parks.  Approved May 28, 1999

1396

 

 

 

340

AN ACT relating to local economic benefit; authorizing the creation of nonprofit regional development corporations by local governments in the area adjacent to the Nevada Test Site; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 528—Assemblymen Neighbors and Dini.  Joint Sponsor: Senator McGinness.  Approved May 28, 1999

1402

 

 

 

341

AN ACT relating to the charter of Carson City; providing for a charter committee; increasing the salary of the mayor; revising the restriction on certain city officials engaging in any other business or occupation; making various other changes to the city charter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 539—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 28, 1999

1406

 

 

 

342

AN ACT relating to firearms; providing that certain lawsuits against a manufacturer or dealer of firearms or ammunition or a trade association related to firearms or ammunition by a governmental entity may be brought only by the State of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 543—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 28, 1999

1411

 

 

 

343

AN ACT relating to gaming; revising the public policy of this state concerning gaming to clarify that it applies to gaming establishments which hold restricted or nonrestricted licenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 583—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 28, 1999

1412

 

 

 

344

AN ACT relating to the City of North Las Vegas; revising the provisions of the North Las Vegas City Charter regarding the election of city councilmen; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 590—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 28, 1999

1413

 

 

 

345

AN ACT relating to state purchasing; requiring the chief of the purchasing division of the department of administration to assess fees for the use of the procurement and inventory services of the purchasing division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 591—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 28, 1999

1415

 

 

 

346

AN ACT relating to counties; revising the composition of certain county fair and recreation boards; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 599—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 28, 1999

1416

 

 

 

347

AAN ACT relating to the charter of the City of Las Vegas; revising provisions governing the description of the territory of the City of Las Vegas; placing the city auditor under the direction and supervision of the city council; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 637—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 28, 1999

1418

 

 

 

348

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; providing for the recording in the central accounting system of this state of certain revenue receivable by a state agency; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 638—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 28, 1999

1420

 

 

 

349

AN ACT relating to land use planning; authorizing certain cities and counties to represent themselves with respect to certain matters involving the use of federal land; authorizing certain cities and counties to bring and intervene in actions with respect to certain activities of federal agencies and instrumentalities; authorizing the board of county commissioners of Esmeralda, Lincoln or Nye County to create an area or zone for the preservation of a species or subspecies of wildlife that is threatened with extinction and to impose and collect a fee for that purpose; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 641—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 28, 1999

1421

 

 

 

350

AN ACT relating to gaming; changing the deadline for collection of the annual excise tax on slot machines; clarifying a provision governing the issuance and expiration of a manufacturer’s, seller’s or distributor’s license; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 646—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 28, 1999

1423

 

 

 

351

AN ACT relating to health care; requiring the department of human resources to take certain actions to increase the enrollment of and health care services provided to Indian children in the children’s health insurance program; establishing an advisory committee to provide advice and recommendations to the Nevada Indian commission concerning the children’s health insurance program as it relates to Indian children; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 10—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved May 28, 1999

1426

 

 

 

352

AN ACT relating to education; making various changes regarding the administration, required reporting and security of the achievement and proficiency examinations administered to pupils in public schools; providing administrative penalties for breaches of the security or confidentiality of the achievement and proficiency examinations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 21—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved May 28, 1999

1430

 

 

 

353

AN ACT relating to real property; revising certain provisions governing claims against contractors for constructional defects in residences; revising the statutes of limitation and statutes of repose relating to certain actions on real property; requiring specified disclosures on the sale of certain residences; revising certain provisions governing insurance for home protection; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 32—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 1999

1435

 

 

 

354

AN ACT relating to credit unions; authorizing the State of Nevada and agencies and subdivisions thereof, and certain other persons, to deposit money in credit unions; requiring the commissioner of financial institutions to adopt regulations relating to records of credit unions; providing that deposits for insurance for credit unions’ members’ accounts are nonrisk assets; increasing the amount a credit union may loan to its directors and committee members without approval of its board of directors; authorizing credit unions to invest in certain bank obligations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 39—Senator Amodei.  Approved May 29, 1999

1449

 

 

 

355

AN ACT relating to educational personnel; authorizing the boards of trustees of school districts to prescribe by regulation or negotiate with respect to the payment of unused sick leave to licensed teachers in the form of the purchase of retirement credit; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 50—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved May 29, 1999

1557

 

 

 

356

AN ACT relating to educational personnel; authorizing school districts, in determining the salaries of certain teachers, to give credit to those teachers for previous teaching service earned in another state; requiring the commission on professional standards in education to adopt regulations for approval of the standards for licensing teachers of other states; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 51—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved May 29, 1999

1559

 

 

 

357

AN ACT relating to business; providing for the creation of business trusts; making various changes concerning other forms of business organization; revising various provisions governing the filing of organizational and related documents; revising certain provisions governing sales of real property; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 61—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 29, 1999

1561

 

 

 

358

AN ACT relating to the commission on mental health and developmental services; revising the composition of the commission to include a marriage and family therapist; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 97—Senator Wiener.  Approved May 29, 1999

1640

 

 

 

359

AN ACT relating to older persons; authorizing the chairman of the Nevada commission on aging to appoint former members of the commission and other interested persons to serve in an advisory capacity to the commission; providing for the payment of a per diem allowance and travel expenses to such persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 117—Senator Wiener.  Approved May 29, 1999

1641

 

 

 

360

AN ACT relating to local governments; requiring certain cities and counties to establish requirements for the maintenance of records by certain resellers of paging services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 131—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 1999

1642

 

 

 

361

AN ACT relating to state property; authorizing the chief of the purchasing division of the department of administration to transfer, upon request, any surplus supplies, materials or equipment of a state agency to another state agency without cost to the requesting state agency; authorizing the chief of the purchasing division to sell surplus supplies, materials or equipment of state agencies under certain circumstances; extending the authority of a board of county commissioners to make charitable grants to include certain property; authorizing the governing body of a city to make charitable grants of money or certain property to certain nonprofit organizations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 139—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 29, 1999

1643

 

 

 

362

AN ACT relating to insurance; requiring an administrator to pay claims relating to health insurance coverage in a certain manner; limiting the amount that a health insurer may charge providers of health care to be included on a list of providers that is given to insureds of the insurer; making various changes concerning payment of claims by health insurers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 145—Senators O’Connell and Townsend.  Approved May 29, 1999

1646

 

 

 

363

AN ACT relating to highways; clarifying the authority of the department of transportation to include in a contract made or awarded for the construction, improvement, maintenance or repair of a highway or appurtenance to a highway a provision for the payment of an additional amount of money if the construction, improvement, maintenance or repair is completed before a certain date; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 168—Senator Schneider.  Joint Sponsor: Assemblywoman Buckley.  Approved May 29, 1999

1652

 

 

 

364

AN ACT relating to professional occupations; requiring the board of dental examiners of Nevada to issue a limited license to practice dentistry or dental hygiene to certain persons employed by the University and Community College System of Nevada; revising provisions relating to restricted licenses to practice dentistry; revising the fees that must be charged by the board; expanding the disciplinary powers of the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 181—Senators Rawson, Raggio, Wiener,Townsend, Neal and Coffin.  Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Perkins, Dini and Goldwater.  Approved May 29, 1999

1653

 

 

 

365

AN ACT relating to local financial administration; extending the use of a fund to stabilize the operation of a local government to include mitigation of the effects of a natural disaster; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 194—Senators Rawson, Amodei, James, McGinness, O’Donnell, Porter and Titus.  Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Cegavske, Goldwater, Manendo and Tiffany.  Approved May 29, 1999

1659

 

 

 

366

AN ACT relating to the division of wildlife of the state department of conservation and natural resources; allowing a change in the location of the headquarters of the division; requiring the division to contract with a private entity to conduct a drawing to award and issue tags for a special season; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 211—Senator O’Connell.  Approved May 29, 1999

1662

 

 

 

367

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; providing standards for making a right turn under certain circumstances; deleting the provision which allows a driver of a motor vehicle to stop, stand, park or drive within a pathway or lane provided for bicycles if he is preparing to make or making a turn; clarifying the prohibition against entering or proceeding through an intersection while driving within a pathway or lane provided for bicycles; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 235—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 29, 1999

1664

 

 

 

368

AN ACT relating to taxation; prohibiting a dealer from taking certain actions regarding cigarettes manufactured for export outside the United States; prohibiting a dealer from affixing a revenue stamp or meter impression upon certain containers of cigarettes; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 244—Senator Jacobsen (by request).  Approved May 29, 1999

1666

 

 

 

369

AN ACT relating to taxes on fuels; revising procedures pursuant to which a board of county commissioners may impose a tax on fuel for jet or turbine‑powered aircraft; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 287—Senator Porter.  Approved May 29, 1999

1667

 

 

 

370

AN ACT relating to public schools; clarifying the provision regarding the prohibition of nonsecular activities in the public schools; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 289—Senator Washington.  Approved May 29, 1999

1673

 

 

 

371

AN ACT relating to vehicles; revising provisions governing the removal and disposition of abandoned vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 300—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 29, 1999

1674

 

 

 

372

AN ACT relating to livestock; creating the rangeland resources commission; providing for its membership; prescribing its powers and duties; imposing a fee for certain animal unit months that are authorized for use on grazing lands; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 310—Senators Rhoads, McGinness, Jacobsen and Amodei.  Approved May 29, 1999

1676

 

 

 

373

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; providing for the exclusive use of certain parking spaces designated for the handicapped by certain vehicles; prohibiting persons from parking in certain spaces; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 338—Senator Rawson.  Approved May 29, 1999

1680

 

 

 

374

AN ACT relating to local governmental purchasing; limiting the time certain local governments are required to maintain a record of requests for bids and bids received; authorizing the authorized representative of a local government to let contracts in an emergency and to assign awarded contracts; authorizing local governments to reaward contracts; prohibiting the sale of personal property of a local government unless the property is no longer required for public use; authorizing local governments to join or use the contracts of the State of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 341—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 29, 1999

1682

 

 

 

375

AN ACT relating to telephone services; extending the prospective expiration of certain provisions concerning surcharges on telephone services in certain counties for the enhancement of the telephone systems for reporting emergencies in those counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 366—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 29, 1999

1686

 

 

 

376

AN ACT relating to cooperative agreements; authorizing certain public entities to enter into cooperative agreements for the preservation, protection, restoration and enhancement of unique archeological or historical sites in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 397—Senator Porter.  Approved May 29, 1999

1687

 

 

 

377

AN ACT relating to counties; authorizing a board of county commissioners to enter into certain agreements with respect to the construction or remodeling of buildings and facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 407—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 29, 1999

1688

 

 

 

378

AN ACT relating to the residential construction tax; revising the provisions governing the rate of the tax that may be imposed on the development of mobile home lots; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 408—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 29, 1999

1689

 

 

 

379

AN ACT relating to public health; establishing certain requirements related to smoking in certain public areas of grocery stores; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 421—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 29, 1999

1691

 

 

 

380

AN ACT relating to accountants; revising provisions governing the qualifications and examination of applicants for certificates of certified public accounting; making various changes relating to the professional conduct of companies practicing certified public accounting or public accounting; revising provisions governing the organizational structure of companies practicing certified public accounting or public accounting; prohibiting the secretary of state from accepting for filing certain articles of incorporation or amendments thereto that contain certain words relating to accounting; repealing certain prohibited acts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 439—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 1999

1695

 

 

 

381

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; revising the penalty for exceeding the posted speed limit in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 442—Senators Rhoads, Neal, Jacobsen, Care, Townsend, James, Amodei, Carlton, Coffin, Mathews, McGinness, Raggio, Rawson, Schneider, Shaffer, Titus and Washington.  Approved May 29, 1999

1711

 

 

 

382

AN ACT relating to unemployment compensation; revising provisions in cases of delinquency in payment of employers’ assessments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 464—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 1999

1712

 

 

 

383

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; revising the provisions concerning employee leasing companies; revising the provisions concerning the modified programs of industrial insurance for the department of prisons, jails and other detention facilities; revising the provision concerning the timing of payment of premiums and reporting of payroll to insurers; clarifying that a rate service organization used by an association of self-insured public or private employers must be licensed; clarifying the authority of the commissioner of insurance over private carriers who provide industrial insurance; specifying the authority of the commissioner of insurance to suspend the authorization of a private carrier to provide industrial insurance; revising various provisions to facilitate the authorization of private carriers to provide industrial insurance; reducing the penalty for misrepresenting information that will affect the amount of an employer’s premium; revising the provisions concerning payment from the uninsured employers’ claim fund; increasing the amount a real estate licensee is deemed to receive as a wage; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 495—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 1999

1714

 

 

 

384

AN ACT relating to taxation; providing for the revision of the provisions governing tax abatements for certain businesses to provide uniformity in the criteria for qualification; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 537—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 29, 1999

1740

 

 

 

385

AN ACT relating to education; requiring the department of education to prescribe a form for use by school districts in the development of individualized education programs for pupils with disabilities; authorizing school districts to use expanded forms that comply with the form prescribed by the department; requiring the department to provide information to the boards of trustees of school districts concerning the identification and evaluation of pupils with disabilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 3—Committee on Education.  Approved May 29, 1999

1750

 

 

 

386

AN ACT relating to public schools; requiring the superintendent of public instruction to provide certain information concerning statutes and regulations affecting public schools and pupils to the boards of trustees of school districts; requiring the boards of trustees to provide similar information concerning statutes to parents and educational personnel; increasing the maximum salaries allowed for the members of the boards of trustees of certain school districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 37—Committee on Education.  Approved May 29, 1999

1752

 

 

 

387

AN ACT relating to education; requiring the Department of Education to adopt a plan for the establishment of a program for the professional development of teachers; requiring the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada to adopt a plan for the establishment of a program for the recruitment of teachers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 47—Committee on Education.  Approved May 29, 1999

1754

 

 

 

388

AN ACT relating to insurance; authorizing the manager of the state industrial insurance system to establish a domestic mutual insurance company to transact industrial insurance and other casualty and property insurance in this state; abolishing the state industrial insurance system and authorizing the transfer of the assets of the system to the company under certain circumstances; allowing certain employees of the system and the company to retain their rights to reemployment in the executive branch of state government under certain circumstances; authorizing hearing and appeals officers to order an insurer to reimburse an injured employee for the expense of a second determination of disability under certain circumstances; revising the provisions governing the effect on the availability of compensation of a preexisting condition and of an aggravation of an industrial injury or disease that is not related to employment; revising the provisions governing the determination and provision of compensation for permanent total disability, temporary total disability and permanent partial disability; expanding the maximum length of certain programs of vocational rehabilitation; authorizing vocational rehabilitation services to be provided outside of this state under certain circumstances; creating the office for consumer health assistance; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 37—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 1999

1756

 

 

 

389

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; revising the provisions governing the forfeiture of bail and the exoneration of a surety; revising various other provisions governing bail; increasing the penalties for a defendant who fails to appear; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 273—Senator Neal (by request).  Approved May 29, 1999

1844

 

 

 

390

AN ACT relating to public works; making various changes with respect to the eligibility of a contractor to receive a preference in bidding on public works; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 437—Senators Porter and Schneider.  Approved May 29, 1999

1849

 

 

 

391

AN ACT relating to occupational safety; requiring the division of industrial relations of the department of business and industry to establish standards and procedures for places of employment where explosives are manufactured; providing exceptions; requiring annual certification of such places of employment and of persons training employees at those places of employment; requiring the disclosure of confidential information of the division to law enforcement agencies under certain circumstances; authorizing the legal counsel of the division to prosecute certain criminal violations of laws relating to labor and industrial relations; providing administrative penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 112—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 1999

1853

 

 

 

392

AN ACT relating to public water systems; expanding the authority of the state board of health to regulate such systems; requiring certain systems to have the necessary technical, managerial and financial capabilities to comply with certain federal regulations; revising the requirement that operators of such systems be certified by the state board of health; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 134—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 29, 1999

1864

 

 

 

393

AN ACT making an appropriation to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for certain costs of litigation and for costs related to consultants on the administration of water resources statewide; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 151—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 29, 1999

1870

 

 

 

394

AN ACT relating to public health; providing for the transfer of the bureau of alcohol and drug abuse from the department of employment, training and rehabilitation to the department of human resources; providing for additional services relating to substance abuse and mental health; requiring the commission on substance abuse education, prevention, enforcement and treatment to conduct annual evaluations of programs to treat substance abuse; requiring the establishment of pilot projects in family resource centers to provide services relating to substance abuse; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 181—Assemblymen Evans, Leslie, Parks, Goldwater, Humke, Manendo, de Braga, Ohrenschall, Koivisto, Bache, Hettrick, Cegavske, Berman, Williams, Beers, Claborn, McClain, Freeman, Arberry, Chowning, Segerblom, Neighbors, Carpenter, Lee, Buckley, Anderson, Perkins, Giunchigliani, Collins, Mortenson, Tiffany, Thomas and Dini.  Joint Sponsors: Senators Wiener, Rawson, Titus,Townsend and Coffin.  Approved May 29, 1999

1871

 

 

 

395

AN ACT relating to automotive repairs; requiring a garageman to display at his place of business certain information concerning the repair of motor vehicles and to file a bond with the department of motor vehicles and public safety under certain circumstances; revising the provisions concerning a written estimate of cost to repair a motor vehicle; extending the date upon which the advisory board on the repair of motor vehicles expires by limitation; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 258—Assemblymen Chowning, Segerblom, de Braga, Mortenson, Claborn, McClain, Koivisto, Freeman, Bache, Anderson, Tiffany, Thomas, Parks, Gibbons, Berman, Evans, Cegavske, Price, Arberry, Ohrenschall, Manendo, Humke, Dini, Perkins, Buckley and Brower.  Approved May 29, 1999

1893

 

 

 

396

AN ACT relating to vehicles; requiring certain information to be included in a consignment contract involving a vehicle; requiring a consignee of a vehicle to establish a trust account in which the proceeds of a consignment sale of the vehicle must be deposited; prescribing duties for a consignee of a consignment contract involving a vehicle; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 271—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 29, 1999

1901

 

 

 

397

AN ACT relating to solicitation by telephone; requiring certain applicants for registration as a seller and certain persons associated with a seller to obtain a work card issued by the sheriff of the county in which the business of the seller is located; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 283—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 1999

1904

 

 

 

398

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the provisions governing the compensation paid to the State of Nevada for the cost of collecting certain taxes on behalf of local governments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 288—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 29, 1999

1907

 

 

 

399

AN ACT relating to employment; requiring an employer or former employer of a person who is an applicant for a position as a peace officer with a law enforcement agency to provide certain information regarding the applicant to the law enforcement agency under certain circumstances; providing immunity from civil liability in certain circumstances for an employer or former employer that provides such information; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 297—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 29, 1999

1908

 

 

 

400

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety to purchase customer management systems for certain offices; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 341—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 29, 1999

1910

 

 

 

401

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Division of Parole and Probation of the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety for the completion of the Agency Automation Project; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 343—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 29, 1999

1911

 

 

 

402

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Division of Agriculture of the Department of Business and Industry for Veterinary Medical Services for a shortfall in revenue for personnel services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 344—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 29, 1999

1911

 

 

 

403

AN ACT relating to programs for public employees; establishing for the next biennium the amount to be paid by the state for group insurance for participating officers and employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 370—Assemblymen Parnell, Gibbons, de Braga, Bache, Segerblom, Neighbors, Leslie, Anderson, Lee, Freeman, Koivisto, McClain and Chowning.  Approved May 29, 1999

1912

 

 

 

404

AN ACT relating to optometry; revising the authority of an optometrist to prescribe certain therapeutic pharmaceutical agents; authorizing an optometrist to treat persons diagnosed with glaucoma, under certain circumstances, if he holds a certificate issued by the Nevada state board of optometry; requiring the board to adopt regulations that prescribe the requirements for the issuance of such a certificate; authorizing an optometrist to practice under an assumed or fictitious name if the name has been registered with the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 432—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 1999

1913

 

 

 

405

AN ACT relating to explosives; providing for inspections by various state and local agencies of certain regulated facilities where certain explosives are manufactured, used, processed, handled, moved on site or stored; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 451—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 29, 1999

1918

 

 

 

406

AN ACT relating to vehicles; prohibiting the inclusion of certain statements regarding mileage in certain certificates of ownership; revising the provisions governing the sale of a vehicle as salvage; renaming a certificate of dismantling as a salvage title; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 452—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 29, 1999

1919

407

AN ACT relating to schools for training drivers; revising the qualifications of an applicant for a license to operate such a school; authorizing the school to offer or provide training to certain minors; increasing the period of a license to operate the school; increasing the amount of liability insurance required for a person who operates the school; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 492—Assemblyman Humke (by request).  Approved May 29, 1999

1924

 

 

 

408

AN ACT relating to regional planning; providing for the establishment of a regional planning coalition in certain counties; setting forth the powers and duties of the regional planning coalition; requiring certain entities to submit certain plans to the regional planning coalition for review and recommendations; authorizing a city or county to establish its own policies and procedures with respect to regional planning in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 493—Assemblymen Giunchigliani, Arberry, Williams, Parks, Collins, Manendo, Ohrenschall, Bache, Segerblom, Neighbors, Buckley, Perkins, Thomas, Gibbons and Anderson.  Approved May 29, 1999

1926

 

 

 

409

AN ACT relating to the department of motor vehicles and public safety; expanding the information that the director of the department of motor vehicles and public safety may release to a licensed private investigator; requiring the private investigator’s licensing board to suspend the license of a private investigator who requests such information for an unauthorized purpose; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 503—Assemblyman Hettrick.  Joint Sponsor: Senator Jacobsen.  Approved May 29, 1999

1932

 

 

 

410

AN ACT relating to employment practices; revising the provisions governing the employment practices of certain employers to prohibit discrimination based upon sexual orientation; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 311—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 1999

1935

 

 

 

411

AN ACT relating to health insurance; providing that a policy of health insurance must include a provision allowing a woman who is covered by the policy to have direct access to certain health care services for women; prohibiting a managed care organization from committing certain acts that limit the accessibility of its insureds to services provided at certain hospitals and other licensed health care facilities with which the managed care organization has contracted; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 515—Assemblymen de Braga, Segerblom, Neighbors, Collins, McClain, Chowning, Buckley, Lee, Berman, Gibbons, Price, Ohrenschall, Mortenson, Claborn, Freeman, Evans, Parnell and Koivisto.  Approved May 29, 1999

1943

 

 

 

412

AN ACT relating to health care facilities; requiring the periodic investigation of the criminal histories of employees and independent contractors of certain health care facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 573—Assemblymen Humke and Freeman.  Approved May 29, 1999

1946

 

 

 

413

AN ACT relating to charitable annuities; excluding them from the categories of insurance and securities; requiring certain reports; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 555—Assemblymen Manendo, Koivisto, Bache, Claborn, Mortenson, Goldwater, Neighbors, Leslie, Gibbons, Price, Freeman, Gustavson, Berman, McClain, Buckley, Carpenter, Ohrenschall, Nolan, Perkins, Williams, Chowning, Humke, Evans, Thomas, Segerblom, Collins, Parks, Giunchigliani, Arberry, Anderson, Lee, Brower, de Braga, Dini, Beers, Parnell, Angle, Tiffany, Von Tobel, Marvel, Hettrick and Cegavske.  Joint Sponsors: Senators Titus, Wiener, Rawson, Amodei, Care and Washington.  Approved May 29, 1999

1950

 

 

 

414

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Division of Insurance of the Department of Business and Industry for additional expenses relating to projected salaries, travel and operating costs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 656—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 29, 1999

1951

 

 

 

415

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety for additional operating expenses of the Nevada Highway Patrol Division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 657—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 29, 1999

1952

 

 

 

416

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Division of Parole and Probation of the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety for additional anticipated expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 658—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 29, 1999

1952

 

 

 

417

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety for the payment of a stale claim for a health insurance premium; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 661—Committee on Ways and Means. Approved May 29, 1999

1953

 

 

 

418

AN ACT relating to commercial transactions; providing for the establishment of provisions regarding the use of digital signatures; authorizing the secretary of state to adopt regulations regarding digital signatures; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 674—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 1999

1953

 

 

 

419

AN ACT relating to veterans’ affairs; revising certain provisions relating to the account for a veterans’ cemetery in northern Nevada, the account for a veterans’ cemetery in southern Nevada and the veterans’ home account; creating an account for veterans’ affairs, a gift account for veterans’ cemeteries and a gift account for veterans’ homes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 94—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 29, 1999

1956

 

 

 

420

AN ACT relating to vehicles; providing immunity under certain circumstances for short-term lessors of vehicles from administrative fines and other penalties that may be imposed by the transportation services authority for vehicles leased by short-term lessors that are operated in passenger service without a certificate of public convenience and necessity; providing for the release of such a vehicle impounded by the transportation services authority to a short-term lessor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 677—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 29, 1999

1962

 

 

 

421

AN ACT relating to educational personnel; requiring the boards of trustees of school districts to pay the cost for a licensed teacher to purchase retirement credit if the teacher provides instruction in certain schools; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 9—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved May 29, 1999

1965

 

 

 

422

AN ACT relating to education; prohibiting a school district or charter school from placing a child in a program for pupils with disabilities solely because the child is a disciplinary problem; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 126—Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved May 29, 1999

1966

 

 

 

423

AN ACT relating to contractors; establishing an account from which owners of a single‑family residence who are damaged by the failure of residential contractors to perform qualified services adequately may recover certain costs; requiring a residential contractor to pay to the state contractors’ board an annual assessment; revising the provisions authorizing the board to take disciplinary action against licensees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 636—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 1999

1967

 

 

 

424

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Commission on Ethics for an anticipated shortfall in operational expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 546—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 29, 1999

1973

 

 

 

425

AN ACT relating to regional planning; providing for the coordination of planning among various governmental entities in certain counties with respect to air pollution, land use and transportation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 394—Senator Titus.  Approved May 29, 1999

1973

 

 

 

426

AN ACT relating to the state militia; authorizing an increase in the reimbursement for certain educational expenses of the members of the active Nevada National Guard; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 292—Senator Rhoads.  Approved May 29, 1999

1978

 

 

 

427

AN ACT relating to the City of Sparks; making various changes to the charter of the City of Sparks; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 215—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 29, 1999

1979

 

 

 

428

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Welfare Division of the Department of Human Resources for expenses related to the NOMADS Project; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 547—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 29, 1999

1982

 

 

 

429

AN ACT relating to public works projects; revising the provisions concerning the progress payments made to contractors, subcontractors and suppliers for public works projects; prescribing the amount that may be withheld from those payments; requiring the person who withholds certain amounts from those payments to provide notice and the reason for withholding those amounts to the recipient of the payments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 144—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 29, 1999

1983

 

 

 

430

AN ACT relating to health care; requiring health insurers to include in certain policies of health insurance coverage for services and prescription drugs and devices related to contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy; providing a religious exemption for certain insurers; prohibiting certain health insurers from committing certain acts concerning coverage for services related to contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 60—Assemblywoman Giunchigliani.  Approved May 29, 1999

1995

 

 

 

431

AN ACT relating to public safety; requiring permits to construct or operate new processes which include any activity involving highly hazardous substances at any regulated facility where those substances are located; requiring a permit to construct, alter the construction of or modify certain processes at a place of employment where certain explosives are located; providing that certain monetary penalties must be deposited in the fund for precaution against chemical accidents; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 536—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 29, 1999

2006

 

 

 

432

AN ACT relating to taxation; raising the tax on the rental of transient lodging within Washoe County to pay certain costs related to the promotion of tourism; requiring the Reno/Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority to grant to the Lake Tahoe Incline Village and Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau a certain percentage of the taxes collected from the rental of transient lodging in Incline Village and Crystal Bay to pay certain costs related to the promotion of tourism; imposing certain requirements with respect to air travel by officers and employees of certain county fair and recreation boards; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 477—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 30, 1999

2011

 

 

 

433

AN ACT relating to public lands; authorizing the division of state lands of the state department of conservation and natural resources to establish and carry out certain programs relating to the Lake Tahoe Basin; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 132—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 31, 1999

2017

 

 

 

434

AN ACT relating to family law; revising the provisions relating to the assignment of certain cases in family court; requiring the chief judge to assign certain cases in family court that involve the same parties or children to the same department; requiring a party who files the initial pleading in family court to provide certain information concerning other cases in family court; revising the provisions governing contempt in certain cases involving family law; allowing parties in divorce actions to make offers of judgment concerning property rights under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 154—Assemblymen Buckley, Carpenter, Ohrenschall, Leslie, Gustavson, Koivisto, Angle, McClain, Claborn, Collins, Nolan, Manendo and Anderson.  Approved May 31, 1999

2019

 

 

 

435

AN ACT relating to children; requiring the notification of certain persons who apply to receive the placement of a child regarding the status of their application; creating a board to expedite and limiting the periods for certain procedures involved in proceedings for the placement of children; making various changes regarding the appointment and duties of a guardian ad litem for certain children in protective custody; making various changes in accordance with the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 and the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act of 1996; clarifying certain provisions regarding the authority of a court to determine the custody of a child; authorizing the involvement of various persons interested in certain proceedings for the placement of children; providing a preference for the placement of siblings together; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 158—Assemblymen Dini, Perkins, Evans, Anderson, Thomas, Parks, Bache, Segerblom, Neighbors, de Braga, Manendo, Carpenter, Koivisto, Williams, Chowning, Giunchigliani, Gibbons, Leslie, Nolan and Buckley.  Approved May 31, 1999

2026

 

 

 

436

AN ACT relating to mobile home parks; prohibiting a landlord of a mobile home park from prohibiting a tenant from exhibiting a political sign within the boundary of the lot of the tenant under certain circumstances; authorizing a tenant to exhibit a political sign within the right of way of a highway under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 39—Assemblyman Manendo.  Approved May 31, 1999

2046

 

 

 

437

AN ACT relating to highways; requiring the Department of Transportation and Clark County to enter into an interlocal agreement concerning highways in which both have an ownership interest; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 182—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 31, 1999

2049

 

 

 

438

AN ACT relating to mobile home parks; revising the eligibility requirements for receiving assistance from the fund for low-income owners of mobile homes; authorizing a waiver from the eligibility requirements under certain circumstances; providing authority for law enforcement agencies of certain cities and counties or the metropolitan police department to patrol certain areas within mobile home parks under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 195—Assemblymen Ohrenschall, Manendo, Perkins, Buckley, Koivisto, McClain, Mortenson, Bache, Williams, Price, Gibbons, Parks, Carpenter, Lee, Thomas, Leslie, Giunchigliani, Von Tobel, Anderson, Chowning and Arberry.  Approved May 31, 1999

2050

 

 

 

439

AN ACT relating to grazing; providing that a grazing preference right is appurtenant to base property; prohibiting a person from being deprived of that right without just compensation under certain circumstances; providing a penalty for willfully or negligently interfering with the herding or grazing of livestock or damaging or destroying certain improvements under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 198—Assemblymen Carpenter, Hettrick, Gustavson, Collins, Von Tobel, Neighbors, de Braga and Dini.  Approved May 31, 1999

2052

 

 

 

440

AN ACT relating to volunteers; creating a revolving account to pay the costs of the central repository to process requests from nonprofit agencies to determine whether a volunteer who works directly with children has committed a sexual offense; authorizing state and local governmental agencies to establish forms and procedures for persons to make donations to the account while they are transacting business with the governmental agency; providing that the decision by a nonprofit agency not to use the account must not be considered as evidence of negligence or causation in a civil action brought against the agency; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 239—Assemblyman Nolan.  Approved May 31, 1999

2054

 

 

 

441

AN ACT relating to vehicles; authorizing law enforcement agencies to conduct certain inspections for the purpose of locating stolen vehicles; increasing the penalties for altering or removing the identification number or mark of a motor vehicle or part of a motor vehicle; prohibiting the ownership or operation of premises used for certain acts concerning stolen motor vehicles and parts of motor vehicles; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 458—Assemblymen Parks, Chowning, Collins, Manendo, Gibbons, Lee, Arberry, Freeman, Anderson, Williams, Angle, Tiffany, Von Tobel, Neighbors and Leslie.  Approved May 31, 1999

2055

 

 

 

442

AN ACT relating to domestic violence; providing that a juvenile who is taken into custody for committing a battery that constitutes domestic violence must not be released for at least 12 hours; revising provisions concerning when an officer who takes a juvenile into custody must notify a parent, guardian or custodian and probation officer of the juvenile; revising the provisions governing orders for protection against domestic violence; providing that a person who commits a battery upon a person to whom he is related by marriage or with whom he has had or is having a dating relationship may not be admitted to bail sooner than 12 hours after his arrest; establishing the amount at which bail must be set if such a person is subsequently admitted to bail in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 473—Assemblymen McClain, Manendo, Collins, Claborn, Leslie, Koivisto, Anderson, Evans, Nolan, Beers, Parnell, Tiffany, Freeman, Bache, Giunchigliani, Williams, Parks, Von Tobel, Chowning, Humke, Ohrenschall, de Braga, Perkins, Lee, Neighbors, Mortenson, Segerblom, Gibbons, Buckley, Arberry and Carpenter.  Approved May 31, 1999

2059

 

 

 

443

AN ACT relating to administrative procedure affecting businesses; requiring certain governmental entities to consider the impact on small businesses of regulations promulgated by the governmental entity; requiring local governmental entities to consider the impact on businesses of certain rules promulgated by the governmental entity; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 486—Assemblymen Goldwater, Lee, Perkins, Buckley, Neighbors, Berman, Gibbons, Marvel, Price, Ohrenschall, Anderson, Freeman, Parnell, Koivisto, McClain, Angle, Mortenson, Humke, Claborn, de Braga, Chowning, Bache, Evans, Leslie, Nolan, Giunchigliani, Arberry, Williams, Collins, Manendo, Parks, Beers, Carpenter, Segerblom, Thomas and Dini.  Joint Sponsors: Senators Rawson, O’Connell and Titus.  Approved May 31, 1999

2070

 

 

 

444

AN ACT relating to veteran affairs; authorizing the Nevada veterans’ services commission to hold additional meetings; expanding the permissible locations at which meetings of the commission may be held; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 530—Assemblymen Neighbors, Carpenter and Dini.  Joint Sponsors: Senators McGinness and Jacobsen.  Approved May 31, 1999

2074

 

 

 

445

AN ACT relating to hospital districts; authorizing a board of county commissioners to create a hospital district for the sole purpose of contracting for hospital services under certain circumstances; authorizing district hospitals to join purchasing groups to purchase supplies, materials and equipment used by the hospital; authorizing district hospitals under certain circumstances to purchase supplies, material and equipment without complying with the Local Government Purchasing Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 533—Assemblyman Brower.  Approved May 31, 1999

2075

 

 

 

446

AN ACT relating to zoning; revising the type of notice that certain governing bodies must provide for certain proposed amendments to the boundary of a zoning district; revising the requirements for the approval of an amendment of the boundary of a zoning district in certain circumstances; requiring the governing body of certain counties to give notice to the governing body of a city of zoning regulations, restrictions or boundaries or amendments thereof in certain unincorporated areas; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 569—Assemblymen Williams and Giunchigliani.  Approved May 31, 1999

2078

 

 

 

447

AN ACT relating to roads; providing for the creation of districts for the maintenance of roads; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 604—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 31, 1999

2084

 

 

 

448

AN ACT relating to the central repository for Nevada records of criminal history; requiring certain agencies of criminal justice to submit certain records to the central repository for Nevada records of criminal history; authorizing the central repository to disseminate information contained in the central repository by electronic means; making various other changes concerning the central repository for Nevada records of criminal history; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 621—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 31, 1999

2089

 

 

 

449

AN ACT relating to trade secrets; prohibiting certain acts related to trade secrets; authorizing a court to award exemplary damages in certain circumstances; clarifying certain means that a court may use to preserve the secrecy of an alleged trade secret; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 375—Senator Schneider.  Approved June 7, 1999

2100

 

 

 

450

AN ACT relating to intoxicating liquor; requiring a supplier who ships liquor into this state to pay certain taxes under certain circumstances; requiring a supplier who ships wine into this state to enter into a franchise agreement with a wholesaler under certain circumstances; requiring a supplier of wine to pay a fee under certain circumstances; requiring a wholesaler of liquor to purchase liquor from certain persons; requiring the department of taxation to adopt certain regulations; allowing the importation without a license of wine by certain persons for personal use; requiring a person who accepts wine shipped into this state to be a certain age; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 428—Senator Schneider.  Approved June 7, 1999

2103

 

 

 

451

AN ACT relating to school districts; authorizing the board of trustees of a school district in a large county to expand the duties of the oversight panel for school facilities created for the school district under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 435—Senator Porter.  Approved June 7, 1999

2106

 

 

 

452

AN ACT relating to taxation; exempting certain ad valorem tax levies in certain counties from the limitation on the total ad valorem tax levy for all public purposes under certain circumstances; requiring the publication of a notice if the highest combined tax rate in the county exceeds a certain level; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 476—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 7, 1999

2107

 

 

 

453

AN ACT relating to pupils; prescribing the conditions under which a pupil shall be deemed suspended from school; requiring schools to notify parents before pupils are deemed habitual disciplinary problems; authorizing schools, under certain circumstances, to develop plans of behavior designed to prevent pupils from being deemed habitual disciplinary problems; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 14—Committee on Education.  Approved June 7, 1999

2110

 

 

 

454

AN ACT relating to education; excluding institutions or persons who offer certain computer software training programs from regulation as a postsecondary educational institution; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 152—Assemblywoman Tiffany.  Approved June 7, 1999

2115

 

 

 

455

AN ACT relating to elections; providing for the appointment of committees to prepare arguments for and against county and municipal ballot questions; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 200—Assemblymen Mortenson, Giunchigliani, Cegavske, Hettrick, de Braga, Claborn, Anderson, Williams, Parks, Collins, Manendo, Von Tobel, Price, Gibbons, Segerblom, Nolan and Beers.  Joint Sponsor: Senator Porter.  Approved June 7, 1999

2116

 

 

 

456

AN ACT relating to water; authorizing grants for certain costs associated with connections to municipal water systems and for certain improvements to conserve water; increasing the amount of general obligation bonds that the state board of finance may issue to provide the grants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 237—Assemblymen Dini, de Braga and Hettrick.  Joint Sponsors: Senators Amodei, McGinness and Jacobsen.  Approved June 7, 1999

2121

 

 

 

457