Senate Bill No. 564–Committee on Government Affairs
(On Behalf of Department of Administration—Budget Division)
March 26, 2001
Referred to Committee on Government Affairs
– Matter in bolded italics is new; matter
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AN ACT relating to state printing; requiring competitive bidding for the printing of certain state publications and other printed materials; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, REPRESENTED IN
SENATE AND ASSEMBLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
1-2 344.050 1. The superintendent shall not permit any other than state
1-3 work to be done in the division.
1-4 2. [All] Except as otherwise provided by specific statute, all state
1-5 officers, boards, commissions, trustees, regents and directors required or
1-6 authorized by law to make reports or to publish circulars, bulletins, printed
1-7 books, stationery or printed matter of any kind shall:
1-8 (a) Have the printing, reproduction and binding of such material done
1-9 by the division[,] or a commercial printing establishment, whichever is
1-10 the lowest responsible bidder pursuant to the provisions of chapter 333 of
1-11 NRS, at the expense of their respective funds or appropriations; or
1-12 (b) Produce the reports or other published matter within their respective
1-13 agencies by use of copying or duplicating machines other than printing by
1-14 letterpress or the offset process.
1-15 3. [The printing of official stationery, cards and other material
1-16 appropriate to the official duties of members of the legislature shall be
1-17 done in the division at the expense of the legislative fund.
1-18 4.] Invitations, tickets of admission, programs, menus or [the like]
1-19 similar items for any state institution or school shall not be considered state
1-20 printing, and the superintendent is directed not to accept [the same but he]
2-1 those materials but may print [such material] those materials for official
2-2 state functions.
2-3 [5. Nothing in]
2-4 4. The provisions of this chapter [shall] must not be construed to mean
2-5 that the superintendent is required or expected to perform any work other
2-6 than that which the type, machinery and other printing, reproduction and
2-7 binding appliances in the division will permit.
2-8 Sec. 2. NRS 344.053 is hereby amended to read as follows:
2-9 344.053 1. [Whenever] If any materials to be prepared for
2-10 publication or use by the legislature, the legislative counsel bureau or the
2-11 legislative counsel are delivered to the superintendent by the legislature,
2-12 the director of the legislative counsel bureau or the legislative counsel, the
2-13 superintendent shall accord the preparation of those materials an absolute
2-14 priority over any other state work to be done in the division.
2-15 2. The director of the legislative counsel bureau shall determine the
2-16 relative priorities to be assigned in the preparation of particular materials
2-17 referred to in subsection 1.
2-18 3. [Whenever] If the superintendent determines that the volume of
2-19 priority work presently in the division or reasonably anticipated will
2-20 prevent his prompt execution of other state work of an emergency nature ,
2-21 he shall notify the chief of the purchasing division of the department of
2-22 administration who shall have the other work performed in a commercial
2-23 printing establishment [as] in the manner provided in [NRS 344.160.]
2-24 chapter 333 of NRS.
2-25 Sec. 3. NRS 344.140 is hereby amended to read as follows:
2-26 344.140 All officers, boards, commissioners, trustees, superintendents,
2-27 regents and directors required by law to make reports to the governor or to
2-28 the legislature, except the state controller, the state treasurer, the
2-29 department of taxation, the commissioner of insurance, the board of control
2-30 of the agricultural experiment station, and the commissioners on uniform
2-31 state laws, shall send the original drafts of their reports to [the] :
2-32 1. The superintendent, if the division is awarded a contract as the
2-33 lowest responsible bidder pursuant to the provisions of chapter 333 of
2-34 NRS, who shall order such a number of each of the reports, or part or parts
2-35 of each of the reports, printed as in his judgment will meet the
2-36 requirements of law. The superintendent shall [especially see]ensure that
2-37 no matter be printed in more than one report, unless of great public interest.
2-38 2. The commercial printing establishment, if it is awarded a contract
2-39 as the lowest responsible bidder pursuant to the provisions of chapter 333
2-40 of NRS. The officer, board, commissioners, trustees, superintendent or
2-41 regents and directors shall ensure that:
2-42 (a) The number of each of the reports, or part or parts of each of the
2-43 reports required to be printed pursuant to the contract will meet the
2-44 requirements of law; and
2-45 (b) Unless of great public interest, no matter is printed in more than
2-46 one report.
2-47 Sec. 4. NRS 345.020 is hereby amended to read as follows:
2-48 345.020 Upon receipt of copies of each volume of Nevada Reports ,
2-49 [from the superintendent of the state printing division of the department of
3-1 administration,] the director of the legislative counsel bureau shall
3-2 distribute them without charge as follows:
3-3 1. To each of the judges of the District Court of the United States for
3-4 the District of Nevada, one copy.
3-5 2. The supreme court law library, two copies.
3-6 3. To each justice of the supreme court, clerk of the supreme court,
3-7 district judge, district attorney, county clerk, justice of the peace and
3-8 municipal judge in this state, one copy.
3-9 4. To each public library in this state, one copy.
3-10 5. To each library in the University and Community College System of
3-11 Nevada, one copy.
3-12 6. To the Nevada historical society, one copy.
3-13 7. Upon request, to any state, county or municipal officer.
3-14 Sec. 5. NRS 2.320 is hereby amended to read as follows:
3-15 2.320 The clerk of the supreme court and the official reporter are ex
3-16 officio reporters of decisions. Whenever any case is finally determined by
3-17 the supreme court, the reporters of decisions shall make a synopsis of the
3-18 opinion and decision of the supreme court in the case. [A copy of the
3-19 opinion together with the synopsis must be filed by the reporters of
3-20 decisions with the superintendent of the state printing division of the
3-21 department of administration.]
3-22 Sec. 6. NRS 218.225 is hereby amended to read as follows:
3-23 218.225 1. At each regular session of the legislature, each legislator
3-24 is entitled to receive at the expense of the legislative fund [from the state
3-25 printing division of the department of administration] the following:
3-26 (a) Not to exceed 2,000 letterheads, 8 1/2 inches x 11 inches, and 2,000
3-27 half size, or 4,000 of either variety;
3-28 (b) Not to exceed 2,000 No. 10 envelopes and 2,000 No. 6 3/4
3-29 envelopes, or 4,000 of either variety; and
3-30 (c) Not to exceed 2,000 business cards and 1,000 memorandum sheets,
3-31 500 each of the small and large type or 1,000 of either type.
3-32 [Selections must be made from samples submitted by the superintendent of
3-33 the state printing division of the department of administration, and all
3-34 printing must be done in the state printing division of the department of
3-36 2. Each female member of the assembly is entitled to have the word
3-37 “Assemblywoman” precede the inscription of her name on her official
3-38 stationery and business cards.
3-39 3. All orders for the printing specified in subsection 1 must be placed
3-40 by legislators with the director of the legislative counsel bureau, who shall
3-41 approve those claims which comply with the provisions of this section and
3-42 shall pay the claims from the legislative fund.
3-43 4. A legislator may purchase from the state printing division of the
3-44 department of administration or the commercial printing establishment
3-45 that is awarded the contract official stationery, cards and other material
3-46 appropriate to his official duties in excess of that [specified in] provided
3-47 pursuant to subsection 1 at his own expense.
4-1 Sec. 7. NRS 218.2756 is hereby amended to read as follows:
4-2 218.2756 1. If the fiscal note is obtained before the bill or joint
4-3 resolution is introduced the fiscal analysis division shall submit a copy of
4-4 the note to the requester. If the requester desires to introduce the bill or
4-5 joint resolution the legislative counsel shall attach a duplicate copy of the
4-6 note to the bill or joint resolution and shall prepare the bill or joint
4-7 resolution for introduction. The original, signed copy of the note must be
4-8 retained by the fiscal analysis division to be used as printer’s copy after the
4-9 bill or joint resolution is introduced.
4-10 2. If the fiscal note is obtained after the bill or joint resolution has been
4-11 introduced, the fiscal analysis division shall forward a duplicate copy of the
4-12 note to the chief clerk of the assembly or the secretary of the senate and
4-13 shall [forward] cause the original, signed copy to [the superintendent of the
4-14 state printing division of the department of administration for the purposes
4-15 of printing.] be printed.
4-16 3. The triplicate copy of the fiscal note must be retained by the fiscal
4-17 analysis division.
4-18 4. The fiscal analysis division shall send a copy of the fiscal note to the
4-19 chairman of the standing committee or committees to which the bill or joint
4-20 resolution has been referred.
4-21 Sec. 8. NRS 218.278 is hereby amended to read as follows:
4-22 218.278 1. The legislative counsel shall, upon receipt of requests for
4-23 prefiling bills and joint resolutions, transmit those bills and resolutions that
4-24 may be prefiled to the secretary of the senate or the chief clerk of the
4-25 assembly, as appropriate. The secretary or chief clerk shall number the bills
4-26 and joint resolutions consecutively in the same manner as during regular
4-27 sessions of the legislature and is responsible for the safekeeping of [such]
4-28 those bills and joint resolutions.
4-29 2. After a bill or joint resolution has been properly numbered, the
4-30 legislative counsel shall [deliver a copy to the superintendent of the state
4-31 printing division of the department of administration. The superintendent
4-32 shall print the copy ] cause the bill or joint resolution to be printed in the
4-33 same manner as during regular sessions of the legislature. The bill or joint
4-34 resolution must contain:
4-35 (a) The name of the introducer;
4-36 (b) The date on which it was prefiled;
4-37 (c) If it was not requested by a member of the legislature, the name of
4-38 the entity that requested the preparation of the bill or joint resolution; and
4-39 (d) The standing committee of the senate or assembly to which the bill
4-40 or joint resolution is proposed to be referred. The standing committee must
4-41 be determined pursuant to the rules or recommendations for the referral of
4-42 bills and joint resolutions adopted by the appropriate house during the
4-43 preceding regular session of the legislature.
4-44 3. The number of copies to be printed must be determined by the
4-45 legislative counsel, and the expenses of printing and mailing must be paid
4-46 from the legislative fund.
4-47 4. The legislative counsel shall release copies of a prefiled bill or joint
4-48 resolution to the public.
5-1 Sec. 9. NRS 218.300 is hereby amended to read as follows:
5-2 218.300 The [superintendent of the state printing division of the
5-3 department of administration shall, immediately after receipt of the copy of
5-4 any bill or resolution, print,] legislative counsel shall, in addition to the
5-5 regular authorized number, cause one copy [thereof] of each bill and
5-6 resolution to be printed upon heavy buff paper, which copy must be
5-7 delivered to the secretary of the senate or to the chief clerk of the assembly.
5-8 Before the third reading and final passage of the bill or resolution, the
5-9 legislative counsel shall carefully compare the printed or reprinted copy of
5-10 the bill or resolution with the duplicate copy thereof and the original
5-11 amendments as adopted by the house, and, if the printed or reprinted copy
5-12 is found to be in all respects correct, the legislative counsel shall [then]
5-13 certify to the correctness of the bound copy and shall deliver the [same]
5-14 bound copy to the secretary of the senate or the chief clerk of the assembly
5-15 as the case may be, whereupon the bound copy printed upon buff paper, so
5-16 compared and certified, is ready for third reading and final passage.
5-17 Sec. 10. NRS 218.350 is hereby amended to read as follows:
5-18 218.350 1. The legislative counsel shall [transmit] cause copies of
5-19 passed bills or resolutions to be printed without delay, in the order of their
5-20 receipt . [, to the superintendent of the state printing division of the
5-21 department of administration, taking his receipt therefor. The receipt must
5-22 bear the date of delivery and give the bill or resolution number.]
5-23 2. The [superintendent shall without delay enroll (print) the] bills or
5-24 resolutions [in the order of their receipt by him, and they] must be printed
5-25 in enrolled form, retaining symbols indicating amendments to existing law
5-26 only. In the printing of enrolled bills amending existing law, the
5-27 [superintendent, in cooperation with the] legislative counsel[,] shall cause
5-28 to be printed between brackets the words, phrases or provisions of the
5-29 existing law, if any, which have been stricken out or eliminated by the
5-30 adoption of the amendment, and shall cause to be printed in italics all new
5-31 words, phrases or provisions, if any, which have been inserted into or
5-32 added to the law by the passage of [such] that amendment.
5-33 3. In ascertaining the correct reading, status and interpretation of an
5-34 enrolled bill amending existing law, the matter inserted within brackets
5-35 must be omitted, and the matter in italics must be read and interpreted as
5-36 part of the enrolled bill.
5-37 4. At least one enrolled copy, with proper blanks for the signatures of
5-38 the officers whose duty it is to sign enrolled bills and resolutions, must be
5-39 printed on bond paper . [, and the superintendent shall deliver the enrolled
5-40 copy of the bill or resolution to the legislative counsel.] The legislative
5-41 counsel shall [then] carefully compare the enrolled copy with the official
5-42 engrossed copy, and if the enrolled copy is found to be correct the
5-43 legislative counsel shall present it to the proper officers for their signatures.
5-44 When the officers sign their names thereon, as required by law, it is
5-45 enrolled. The official engrossed copy may by resolution be used as the
5-46 enrolled bill.
5-47 Sec. 11. NRS 218.450 is hereby amended to read as follows:
5-48 218.450 The superintendent of the state printing division of the
5-49 department of administration shall:
6-1 1. Receive from the senate or assembly all matter ordered by either
6-2 house to be printed and bound, or either printed or bound, by the state
6-3 printing division and shall keep a record of all such work and of the order
6-4 in which it may be received. When the work is executed , he shall deliver
6-5 the finished sheets or volumes to the sergeant at arms of either house as the
6-6 case may be, or to any person authorized to receive them.
6-7 2. Receive from the legislative counsel and print, [or preset the type
6-8 for printing,] upon request, legislative measures before their introduction.
6-9 3. Upon the request of the director of the legislative counsel bureau,
6-10 print additional copies of bills and legislative publications for mailing and
6-11 distribution by the legislative counsel bureau.
6-12 4. Perform such duties in connection with the filing and distribution of
6-13 bills, resolutions, daily journals and other papers as may be required by the
6-14 rules or special orders of either house of the legislature.
6-15 Sec. 12. NRS 218.460 is hereby amended to read as follows:
6-16 218.460 1. All requests for mailing or distribution of bills and
6-17 legislative publications must be filed with the director of the legislative
6-18 counsel bureau who shall request the [superintendent of the state printing
6-19 division of the department of administration to print] legislative counsel to
6-20 cause to be printed a sufficient number of bills and legislative publications
6-21 to supply the requests, together with such number as may be necessary for
6-22 legislative requirements. [The superintendent of the state printing division
6-23 may print only that amount of bills and legislative publications necessary
6-24 for such requests and requirements.]
6-25 2. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 218.460 to 218.466, inclusive,
6-26 no bill or other legislative publication may be distributed without payment
6-27 therefor of a sum fixed by the director of the legislative counsel bureau.
6-28 3. Any person, office or organization, except for those for which
6-29 provision is otherwise made in NRS 218.460 to 218.466, inclusive, may
6-30 receive upon request free of charge in any one calendar year a maximum of
6-31 two copies of each individual bill or resolution specified by bill or
6-32 resolution number or of each daily history, daily journal or index.
6-33 4. The director of the legislative counsel bureau shall fix the cost of
6-34 such bills and publications, including postage, and such money as may be
6-35 received by him must be remitted to the legislative counsel bureau for
6-36 deposit in the legislative fund. Before each session of the state legislature,
6-37 the director of the legislative counsel bureau shall reanalyze the cost of
6-38 [such] those bills and publications, including postage, and establish a cost
6-39 schedule that, as nearly as practicable, reflects the estimated cost to be
6-40 incurred during the session.
6-41 5. The costs of such distributions, including postage, must be paid
6-42 from the legislative fund.
6-43 Sec. 13. NRS 218.470 is hereby amended to read as follows:
6-44 218.470 1. During each session of the legislature, the [superintendent
6-45 of the state printing division of the department of administration shall
6-46 print] secretary of the senate and the chief clerk of the assembly shall
6-47 cause to be printed daily in separate book form a sufficient number of
6-48 copies of the journal of the previous day’s proceedings of each house to
6-49 supply the members and officers of [both houses. The secretary of the
7-1 senate and the chief clerk of the assembly shall determine the number of
7-2 copies necessary for] their respective houses.
7-3 2. One copy of the daily journal of each house, upon its approval by
7-4 the house, must be authenticated as so approved by the presiding officer
7-5 and the secretary or chief clerk as the case may be. Upon final adjournment
7-6 of the legislature the authenticated copies of the daily journal of each house
7-7 for the entire session must be properly bound in separate volumes and
7-8 deposited in the office of the secretary of state as the official journals of
7-9 both houses of the legislature.
7-10 Sec. 14. NRS 218.500 is hereby amended to read as follows:
7-11 218.500 1. [The secretary of state shall furnish to the superintendent
7-12 of the state printing division of the department of administration, within 3
7-13 days after he receives them, a copy of all acts, joint and concurrent
7-14 resolutions, and memorials passed at each session.
7-15 2.] The director of the legislative counsel bureau shall:
7-16 (a) Distribute one copy of each act [as printed] to each county clerk,
7-17 district judge, district attorney and justice of the peace in the state.
7-18 (b) Immediately upon the adjournment of the session, collect and have
7-19 printed and bound advance sheets of all acts, resolutions and memorials
7-20 passed at the session.
7-21 (c) Distribute one copy of the advance sheets, without charge, to each
7-22 justice of the supreme court, the attorney general, the state public defender,
7-23 and to each county clerk, district judge, district attorney, county public
7-24 defender, justice of the peace, city attorney and municipal judge in the
7-25 state, deliver to the supreme court law library a number of copies
7-26 appropriate to secure the exchange of similar publications from other
7-27 states, and establish the price at which the advance sheets must be sold to
7-28 other persons.
7-29 [3.] 2. The legislative counsel shall, immediately upon the
7-30 adjournment of the session, prepare statutory tables and an index of all
7-31 acts, resolutions and memorials passed at the session[.
7-32 4. The superintendent, upon receipt of the statutory tables and index,
7-33 shall prepare bound volumes of the Statutes of Nevada as provided in NRS
7-34 218.510.] for inclusion in the Statutes of Nevada.
7-35 Sec. 15. NRS 218.570 is hereby amended to read as follows:
7-36 218.570 A person who fraudulently alters the enrolled copy of any bill
7-37 or resolution which has been passed or adopted by the legislature, with the
7-38 intent to procure it to be approved by the governor, or certified by the
7-39 secretary of state, or printed or published [by the superintendent of the state
7-40 printing division of the department of administration] in language different
7-41 from that in which it was passed or adopted by the legislature, is guilty of a
7-42 category D felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.
7-43 Sec. 16. NRS 220.130 is hereby amended to read as follows:
7-44 220.130 1. Upon completion of Nevada Revised Statutes, the
7-45 legislative counsel shall have it printed, lithoprinted or reproduced by any
7-46 other process [by the state printing division of the department of
7-47 administration] and may create or cause to be created reproductions of
7-48 Nevada Revised Statutes, alone or in combination with any other legal
7-49 publications, on electronic discs or any other available medium. The
8-1 legislative commission shall determine the number of copies which must
8-2 be printed or reproduced of each page of each volume of Nevada Revised
8-3 Statutes with annotations.
8-4 2. Upon completion of the final printing or other reproduction , the
8-5 separate volumes must be bound as required in this chapter and retained by
8-6 the legislative counsel for safekeeping and disposition. The legislative
8-7 counsel shall sell each set, and may sell individual volumes, discs, parts or
8-8 pages when available, at a price to be set by the legislative commission as
8-9 near as possible to the cost of preparing, printing and binding or other
8-10 reproduction, and all proceeds of sales must be deposited in the legislative
8-12 3. A master copy of Nevada Revised Statutes must be kept in the
8-13 office of the legislative counsel, and the master copy must not be removed
8-14 from the office except in the custody of the legislative counsel.
8-15 Sec. 17. NRS 220.140 is hereby amended to read as follows:
8-16 220.140 The legislative counsel bureau shall [reimburse the
8-17 superintendent of the state printing division of the department of
8-18 administration for] pay the cost of printing or reproduction required by this
8-19 chapter from the legislative fund or from legislative appropriations made
8-20 for that purpose.
8-21 Sec. 18. NRS 233B.065 is hereby amended to read as follows:
8-22 233B.065 1. The legislative counsel shall prescribe the numbering,
8-23 page size, style and typography of the Nevada Administrative Code. For
8-24 convenience of reproduction in the Nevada Administrative Code, he may
8-25 prescribe the same matters in original agency regulations.
8-26 2. The legislative counsel shall cause to be included in the Nevada
8-27 Administrative Code the:
8-28 (a) Date on which an agency last completed a review of its regulations
8-29 pursuant to paragraph (e) of subsection 1 of NRS 233B.050; and
8-30 (b) Citation of authority pursuant to which the agency adopted each
8-31 section of a permanent regulation.
8-32 3. The legislative counsel shall prepare or cause [the superintendent of
8-33 the state printing division of the department of administration to prepare] to
8-34 be prepared such sets of the Nevada Administrative Code and of
8-35 supplementary pages as are required from time to time. A set must be
8-36 provided to and kept respectively:
8-37 (a) By the secretary of state as the master copy;
8-38 (b) By the state library and archives administrator for public use;
8-39 (c) By the attorney general for his use and that of the executive
8-40 department; and
8-41 (d) By the legislative counsel for his use and that of the legislature.
8-42 The legislative commission may direct the preparation of additional sets or
8-43 pages, or both, and specify the places where those sets or parts of sets are
8-44 to be kept and the uses to be made of them.
8-45 4. The legislative counsel shall, without charge, provide:
8-46 (a) A complete set of the Nevada Administrative Code, upon request, to
8-47 each person who is on July 1, 1985, or who becomes after that date a
8-48 member of the legislature; and
9-1 (b) To each legislator who has so acquired the Nevada Administrative
9-2 Code, the replacement or supplementary pages which are issued during his
9-3 term of office.
9-4 5. Each agency shall reimburse the legislative counsel bureau [and the
9-5 state printing division of the department of administration for their
9-6 respective]for its costs in preparing and keeping current that agency’s
9-7 portion of the Nevada Administrative Code in the number of copies
9-8 required for official and public use. If additional sets or pages are sold, the
9-9 legislative commission shall set sale prices sufficient to recover at least the
9-10 cost of production and distribution of the additional sets or pages.
9-11 Sec. 19. NRS 233B.0653 is hereby amended to read as follows:
9-12 233B.0653 1. The legislative counsel shall prepare and publish or
9-13 cause to be prepared and published a register of administrative regulations.
9-14 The register must include the following information regarding each
9-15 permanent regulation adopted by an agency:
9-16 (a) The proposed and adopted text of the regulation and any revised
9-17 version of the regulation;
9-18 (b) The notice of intent to act upon the regulation set forth in NRS
9-20 (c) The written notice of adoption of the regulation required pursuant to
9-21 NRS 233B.064;
9-22 (d) The informational statement required pursuant to NRS 233B.066;
9-24 (e) The effective date of the regulation, as determined pursuant to NRS
9-26 [In carrying out the duties set forth in this subsection, the legislative
9-27 counsel may use the services of the state printing division of the
9-28 department of administration.]
9-29 2. The legislative counsel shall publish the register not less than 10
9-30 times per year but not more than once every 2 weeks.
9-31 3. The register must be provided to and maintained by:
9-32 (a) The secretary of state;
9-33 (b) The attorney general;
9-34 (c) The supreme court law library;
9-35 (d) The state library and archives;
9-36 (e) Each county clerk;
9-37 (f) Each county library; and
9-38 (g) The legislative counsel bureau.
9-39 4. The legislative counsel may sell an additional copy of the register to
9-40 any person or governmental entity that requests a copy, at a price which
9-41 does not exceed the cost of publishing the additional copy.
9-42 5. The legislative counsel is immune from civil liability which may
9-43 result from failure to include any information in the register.
9-44 Sec. 20. NRS 396.620 is hereby amended to read as follows:
9-45 396.620 1. Subject to the limitations specified in NRS 396.620 to
9-46 396.660, inclusive, the chancellor shall cause to be analyzed by an
9-47 appropriate employee of the system any ores, minerals, soil or water taken
9-48 from within the boundaries of the State of Nevada and sent by any resident
9-49 of the state for that purpose. Persons sending samples from post offices in
10-1 states bordering Nevada may be required to furnish evidence that their
10-2 samples are taken in Nevada and that they are [Nevada residents.] residents
10-3 of this state. Any resident of the state may send any such substance for
10-4 analysis. The report of the results of the analysis must be mailed to him
10-5 within 10 working days after it has been received if he has supplied the
10-6 information for the maintenance of records as provided in this section. The
10-7 report sent to him must also contain as nearly as possible an explanation of
10-8 the uses and market value of the substance.
10-9 2. For each sample sent for analysis, the system shall charge a fee of
10-10 $5 which must be used to defray the expense of conducting the analysis
10-11 and storing the sample.
10-12 3. The system shall keep a record, open for inspection, under such
10-13 rules as may be made by the board of regents, of all minerals, ores or other
10-14 matters so sent, with a history of the minerals or other matters, stating the
10-15 name and residence of the person from whom received, as nearly as
10-16 possible the location from which the material was taken, including the
10-17 district and county, and any other relevant information. This information
10-18 for the records may be required to be filed with the system before any work
10-19 is done on the material sent, and the 10-day limit for reports will count
10-20 from the time the information is received by the system. Forms for
10-21 providing the information must be [printed by the state printing division of
10-22 the department of administration and] distributed at no charge.
10-23 4. A portion of the sample analyzed must be kept by the system for 3
10-24 months after the report is sent out, in case any question [should arise]
10-25 arises in relation to the report or additional information [be] is desired.
10-26 After that time expires, samples may be destroyed or used for any desirable
10-28 Sec. 21. NRS 533.140 is hereby amended to read as follows:
10-29 533.140 1. As soon as practicable after the expiration of the period
10-30 fixed in which proofs may be filed, the state engineer shall assemble all
10-31 proofs which have been filed with him, and prepare and certify an abstract
10-32 of all such proofs . [, which must be printed in the state printing division of
10-33 the department of administration.] The state engineer shall also prepare
10-34 from the proofs and evidence taken or given before him, or obtained by
10-35 him, a preliminary order of determination establishing the several rights of
10-36 claimants to the waters of the stream.
10-37 2. When the abstract of proofs and the preliminary order of
10-38 determination is completed, the state engineer shall [then] prepare a notice
10-39 fixing and setting a time and place when and where the evidence taken by
10-40 or filed with him and the proofs of claims must be open to the inspection of
10-41 all interested persons, the period of inspection to be not less than 20 days.
10-42 The notice shall be deemed an order of the state engineer as to the matters
10-43 contained therein.
10-44 3. A copy of the notice, together with a printed copy of the preliminary
10-45 order of determination and a printed copy of the abstract of proofs, must be
10-46 delivered by the state engineer, or sent by registered or certified mail, at
10-47 least 30 days before the first day of [such] the period of inspection, to each
10-48 person who has appeared and filed proof, as provided in this section.
11-1 4. The state engineer [shall] must be present at the time and place
11-2 designated in the notice and allow, during that period, any persons
11-3 interested to inspect such evidence and proof as have been filed with or
11-4 taken by him in accordance with this chapter.
11-5 Sec. 22. NRS 533.160 is hereby amended to read as follows:
11-6 533.160 1. As soon as practicable after the hearing of objections to
11-7 the preliminary order of determination, the state engineer shall make and
11-8 cause to be entered of record in his office an order of determination,
11-9 defining the several rights to the waters of the stream or stream system.
11-10 The order of determination, when filed with the clerk of the district court as
11-11 provided in NRS 533.165, [shall have] has the legal effect of a complaint
11-12 in a civil action.
11-13 2. The order of determination must be certified by the state engineer
11-14 [and] who shall cause to be printed as many copies as required . [printed
11-15 in the state printing division of the department of administration.] A copy
11-16 of the order of determination must be sent by registered or certified mail or
11-17 delivered in person to each person who has filed proof of claim and to each
11-18 person who has become interested through intervention or through filing of
11-19 objections under the provisions of NRS 533.130 or 533.145.
11-20 Sec. 23. NRS 553.090 is hereby amended to read as follows:
11-21 553.090 The agricultural extension department of the public service
11-22 division of the University and Community College System of Nevada
11-23 annually shall prepare the information resulting from the demonstration in
11-24 a form serviceable to aid and advance the agricultural welfare of [the] this
11-25 state. A number of copies thereof as may be deemed necessary, not
11-26 exceeding 10,000, must be printed [by the state printing division of the
11-27 department of administration] for free distribution.
11-28 Sec. 24. NRS 584.235 is hereby amended to read as follows:
11-29 584.235 The commissioner of food and drugs shall make uniform
11-30 regulations for the proper enforcement of the provisions of NRS 584.215
11-31 to 584.285, inclusive[. The regulations must be printed in the state printing
11-32 division of the department of administration and distributed by the
11-33 commissioner of food and drugs] , and print or cause the regulations to be
11-34 printed. The commissioner shall, upon application therefor , distribute the
11-35 regulations to licensed or other dairymen, creameries and other interested
11-36 persons . [interested in them.]
11-37 Sec. 25. NRS 607.100 is hereby amended to read as follows:
11-38 607.100 With the approval of the state board of examiners, the labor
11-39 commissioner is authorized to compile and issue such bulletins pertaining
11-40 to labor and industries of the state as he may deem necessary. [When
11-41 approved for printing and distribution, the bulletins must be printed by the
11-42 state printing division of the department of administration.]
11-43 Sec. 26. NRS 2.340, 2.380, 218.290, 344.130, 344.150, 344.160,
11-44 345.025, 360.110, 408.230, 607.090, 616A.415 and 703.200 are hereby
11-46 Sec. 27. This act becomes effective on July 1, 2001.
12-1 LEADLINES OF REPEALED SECTIONS
12-2 2.340 Advance sheets: Publication.
12-3 2.380 Printing of Nevada Reports.
12-4 218.290 Printing of bills, resolutions and fiscal notes; changes and
12-5 corrections by superintendent of state printing division.
12-6 344.130 Printing for offices, departments, boards and other
12-7 agencies of state.
12-8 344.150 Printing of brochures, booklets, forms, blanks and
12-10 344.160 Authorization for printing in commercial printing
12-12 345.025 Nevada Reports: Reproduction of volumes out of print or
12-13 of limited supply.
12-14 360.110 Printing by state printing division of department of
12-16 408.230 Printing and stationery.
12-17 607.090 Printing.
12-18 616A.415 Printing.
12-19 703.200 Printing.