Engage in the Legislative Process
1. Identify Your Role:
Take on the role of a Senator, the Lieutenant Governor/President of the Senate, Secretary of the Senate, or Invocation/ Prayer Leader and learn how they work together to ensure a well-run Senate Floor Session.
2. Debate Bills:
Should the Nevada Senate amend the Nevada Constitution to guarantee equal rights? Should the State of Nevada increase the minimum wage required to be paid to employees in private industry? Should neon be designated as the official State element? Should every school adopt a policy concerning safe exposure to the sun? These relevant topics form the backdrop for your legislative experience.
3. Vote for Legislation:
When debate on each bill concludes, it is time to vote. When YOU push the very same vote buttons used by your Senators to cast their votes, your name appears on the voting screen in the Senate Chamber! Learn how many votes are needed to pass legislation, and experience the pressure of elective office.
uLegislate Bills and Resolutions
- Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to guarantee equal rights.
Senate Joint Resolution 8
- Expresses objection to the transfer of radioactive plutonium to this State.
Assembly Joint Resolution 1
- Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to prospectively increase the required minimum wage paid to employees.
Assembly Joint Resolution 10
- Revises provisions relating to providing a safe and respectful learning environment.
Senate Bill 80
- Repeals, revises and reenacts provisions relating to background checks for certain sales or transfers of firearms.
Senate Bill 143
- Requires each public school and private school to adopt a policy concerning safe exposure to the sun.
Senate Bill 159
- Revises provisions relating to background checks required to become a volunteer at a school.
Senate Bill 185
- Revises provisions relating to the regulation and taxation of certain vapor products, alternative nicotine products and tobacco products.
Senate Bill 263
- Requires an employer in private employment to provide paid leave to employees under certain circumstances.
Senate Bill 312
- Designates neon as the official state element of the State of Nevada.
Assembly Bill 182
- Makes various changes related to elections.
Assembly Bill 186
- Increases the minimum wage required to be paid to employees in private employment in this State.
Assembly Bill 456