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Bills Passed in the 71st Regular Session: Passage and Approval

 

Bill

Title

Effective Date Statement

AB4

AN ACT relating to prison industries; allowing money in the fund for new construction of facilities for prison industries to be used to expand existing industries; creating the committee on industrial programs; specifying the powers and duties of the committee on industrial programs; repealing the statutes creating and governing the advisory board on industrial programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB6

AN ACT relating to vehicles; requiring the department of motor vehicles and public safety to adopt regulations governing the driving of certain combinations of vehicles by persons who hold certain noncommercial driver’s licenses; temporarily authorizing the driving of such combinations of vehicles by such persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB11

AN ACT relating to the charter of the City of Elko; renaming the board of supervisors as the city council; revising the duties of the city council; clarifying the regulatory authority of the city council; revising the requirements relating to notice for special and emergency meetings; renaming the vice president chosen by the city council as the mayor pro tempore; repealing certain provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of authorizing any preliminary activities necessary to ensure that the provisions of this act relating to the reorganization of the city government of the City of Elko are carried out in an orderly fashion, and on October 1, 2001, for all other purposes.

AB12

AN ACT relating to vital statistics; revising provisions governing the issuance of supplementary certificates of birth by the state registrar of vital statistics; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB27

AN ACT relating to juveniles; prohibiting an entity that supervises a juvenile who is ordered to perform work or community service from placing the juvenile on a highway except under certain circumstances or in any other dangerous situation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB41

AN ACT relating to attorneys; authorizing city attorneys to defend a person in a criminal proceeding under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB44

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; abolishing the legislative committee on workers’ compensation; revising the provisions governing maintenance of files of claims at the office of an insurer; requiring the administrator of the division of industrial relations of the department of business and industry to designate a vendor of certain data to assist the administrator in the establishment and revision of a schedule of reasonable fees for accident benefits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section becomes effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Section 5 of this act becomes effective:
(a) Upon passage and approval for the purpose of requiring the administrator to designate a vendor who compiles data on a national basis concerning fees and charges that are billed and paid for treatment or services similar to the treatment and services that qualify as accident benefits in this state to provide the administrator with such information as he deems necessary to carry out the provisions of subsection 2 of section 5 of this act.
(b) On July 1, 2001, for all other purposes.
3.  Sections 1 to 4, inclusive, and 6 to 9, inclusive, of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.

AB54

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; revising the provisions relating to the time within which a prosecution for kidnapping or attempted murder must be commenced; revising certain provisions concerning genetic marker testing to refer to obtaining a “biological specimen”; providing for genetic marker testing of certain persons who reside in this state and who are convicted of certain crimes in other states; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB56

AN ACT relating to counties; authorizing counties to transfer or sell real property obtained from the Federal Government to certain persons without offering the property to the public under certain circumstances; establishing a price for the sale of such property under certain circumstances; requiring a county to collect certain amounts from a person before selling or transferring the property to that person; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval..

AB63

AN ACT relating to real property; revising the provisions governing the maintenance of certain improvements in subdivisions and planned unit developments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB74

AN ACT relating to children; requiring the labor commissioner to adopt regulations prohibiting the employment of children under 16 years of age in certain activities relating to commercial sales; providing civil and criminal penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB77

AN ACT relating to unclaimed property; revising provisions governing when unclaimed property is presumed abandoned; providing for a limited exemption from interest penalties for the late payment or delivery of abandoned property under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and sections 1 to 4, inclusive, and 6 to 15, inclusive, of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Section 5 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2001.

AB82

AN ACT relating to crimes; authorizing courts to defer and assess costs and fees for obtaining an order to protect a person from the crime of stalking, aggravated stalking and harassment against the adverse party; making various other changes pertaining to such an order; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB86

AN ACT relating to highways; providing an exception to the requirements relating to the retention of a portion of the contract price or the furnishing of a bond with respect to certain contracts awarded to railroad companies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB100

AN ACT relating to county government; authorizing a board of county commissioners to provide by ordinance for payment of the travel expenses of members of an advisory board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB107

AN ACT relating to crimes; clarifying that a person convicted of a battery that constitutes domestic violence within 7 years before or after the principal offense has committed a prior offense for the purposes of determining a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB117

AN ACT relating to administrative procedure affecting businesses; authorizing the Nevada tax commission to adopt regulations interpreting the provisions regarding rules adopted by local governments that affect businesses; requiring the Nevada tax commission to advise officers of local governments regarding such provisions; revising the definition of “rule”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB126

AN ACT relating to county recorders; making various changes concerning the information needed to record a document that includes a legal description of real property that is provided in metes and bounds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB135

AN ACT relating to insurance; making various changes to the provisions governing the investigation and prosecution of insurance fraud; providing that an insurer and certain other organizations and persons shall be deemed to be victims in cases involving insurance fraud for purposes of restitution; requiring the establishment of a fraud control unit for insurance within the office of the attorney general; defining the duties of the fraud control unit; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB149

AN ACT relating to apprenticeships; requiring the state apprenticeship council to deny an application for approval or to suspend, terminate, cancel, place conditions upon or place on probation an approved program of apprenticeship based upon certain violations specified by regulations adopted by the council; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of adopting regulations by the state apprenticeship council to carry out the provisions of section 1 of this act and on January 1, 2002, for all other purposes.

AB155

AN ACT relating to public works; revising the provisions governing the substitution of a subcontractor who is named in a bid for a public work or improvement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB175

AN ACT relating to highways; requiring the department of transportation to establish along certain highways a system of communication for members of the general public to report emergencies and receive information concerning conditions for driving on those highways; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB176

AN ACT relating to public lands; revising provisions relating to the authority of the state land registrar to make grants and enter into certain agreements to carry out certain programs in the Lake Tahoe Basin; authorizing local governments to enter into certain agreements for the use of grant money received from such programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB180

AN ACT relating to judges; amending the charter of the City of Henderson to make various changes concerning municipal judges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB183

AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative fund for the reproduction of older volumes of Nevada Reports and Statutes of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB187

AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative fund for additional equipment and software for information systems for the Legislative Counsel Bureau and the Nevada Legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB189

AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative fund for certain maintenance and rehabilitation projects on the legislative building; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB195

AN ACT relating to aging persons; authorizing the Nevada silver haired legislative forum to operate independently of the aging services division of the department of human resources; requiring the legislative commission to appoint the members of the Nevada silver haired legislative forum; revising the membership of the forum; authorizing a legislator to donate a certain amount of unspent campaign contributions to the forum; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB199

AN ACT relating to wildlife; increasing the amount of certain accounts maintained by the division of wildlife of the state department of conservation and natural resources; making various changes regarding the form and period of validity of certain licenses, the fees of license agents and the issuance and possession of certain stamps; authorizing the board of wildlife commissioners to adopt regulations governing the issuance of duplicates of certain licenses; increasing the fee for a state trout stamp and creating a separate account for deposit of the proceeds of the fee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and sections 1 to 7, inclusive, and 9 to 14, inclusive, of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Section 8 of this act becomes effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of adopting regulations and on October 1, 2001, for all other purposes.

AB200

AN ACT relating to public water systems; revising the provisions governing the imposition of civil penalties and administrative fines to enforce certain provisions governing public water systems; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB203

AN ACT relating to manufactured housing; requiring a responsible managing employee or salesman to complete certain requirements for continuing education as a condition for the renewal of his license; limiting the claims for which payments must be made from the account for education and recovery relating to manufactured housing; requiring certain signatures that are written upon a certificate of ownership of a manufactured home, mobile home or commercial coach to be notarized; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB209

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Welfare Division of the Department of Human Resources for energy bill assistance for low-income Nevadans; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB214

AN ACT relating to education; requiring the department of education and the board of trustees of each school district to adopt a plan setting forth procedures concerning the security of certain examinations; requiring the department to establish certain additional procedures and programs relating to the examinations; requiring certain schools to provide for additional administration of the examinations under certain circumstances; prohibiting retaliatory action against an official of a school district or charter school who discloses information regarding irregularities in testing administration or testing security; providing that a teacher or administrator who intentionally fails to observe and carry out the provisions of a plan for test security is subject to disciplinary action; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and section 25 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 2 and 4 of this act become effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of adopting a plan and on July 1, 2001, for all other purposes.
3.  Sections 1 to 1.8, inclusive, 3, 5, 5.1, 5.3, 5.9 to 24, inclusive, 25.3, 25.7 and 26 of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.
4.  Sections 5.5 and 5.7 of this act become effective on July 1, 2001, for the purpose of establishing programs in accordance with those sections and on July 1, 2002, for all other purposes.

AB223

AN ACT relating to educational personnel; authorizing the commission on professional standards in education to adopt regulations that provide an exemption from the examinations required for initial licensure for certain teachers and other educational personnel with previous experience; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB234

AN ACT making supplemental appropriations to the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety for shortfalls in the budgets of the Division of Parole and Probation, Field Services, Central Services, Parole Board, the Division of Compliance Enforcement and the Hearings Office; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB235

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Business and Industry for an unanticipated shortfall in the money budgeted for salaries for meeting expenses and salaries for personnel in the Nevada Athletic Commission.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB236

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety for the funding of shortfalls resulting from the 1998 reclassification of personnel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB237

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the District Judges’ Salaries and Judicial Pensions Fund for a shortfall in the money budgeted for retirement benefits and pensions for District Judges and widows; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB242

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing that an instructor for a school for training drivers who provides instruction solely to applicants for commercial drivers’ licenses is not required to complete requirements for continuing education; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective:
1.  Upon passage and approval for the purpose of revising regulations by the department of motor vehicles and public safety to comply with the provisions of section 1 of this act; and
2.  On July 1, 2001, for all other purposes.

AB243

AN ACT relating to taxation; providing for the submission to the voters of the question whether the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 should be amended to provide an exemption from the tax for farm machinery and equipment; providing such an exemption from certain analogous taxes; clarifying the provisions governing the administration of the existing exemption from the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 and certain analogous taxes for property shipped out of state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of adopting any regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this act and on July 1, 2002, for all other purposes.

AB248

AN ACT relating to children; requiring the adoption of regulations governing the provision of certain information to foster or adoptive parents; revising certain provisions governing procedures for the protection of children from abuse and neglect; clarifying and limiting certain provisions regarding the imposition of civil sanctions for the disclosure of confidential information; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and sections 16 and 17 of this act and subsection 1 of section 19 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1 to 4, inclusive, 6 to 15, inclusive, and 18 of this act and subsection 2 of section 19 of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.
3.  Section 5 of this act becomes effective at 12:03 a.m. on July 1, 2001.

AB253

AN ACT relating to intercollegiate athletics; requiring the registration of athletes’ agents; requiring the secretary of state to adopt regulations establishing the fees for registration; regulating communication and contracts between athletes and agents; prohibiting certain conduct by athletes’ agents; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and sections 1 and 21 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 2 to 20, inclusive, and 22 to 31, inclusive, of this act become effective on October 1, 2001.

AB267

AN ACT relating to the National Statuary Hall Collection; providing for the creation of a statue of Sarah Winnemucca for placement in the National Statuary Hall Collection in the United States Capitol; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB273

AN ACT making appropriations to the State Department of Agriculture for the revolving account for agriculture working capital and for budgetary shortfalls regarding the State Predatory Animal and Rodent Committee and agricultural administration; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB278

AN ACT relating to veterans; authorizing the Executive Director of the Office of Veterans’ Services to accept gifts and grants for the support of the World War II Memorial Campaign to establish the national memorial for World War II veterans; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB299

AN ACT relating to elections; revising the period within which county and municipal initiative and referendum petitions must be filed; providing for the appointment of two committees to prepare arguments for and against county and municipal ballot questions in certain counties and cities; revising the provisions relating to the appointment and duties of such committees; authorizing the county clerk and city clerk to consult with certain persons before determining whether to reject certain statements in arguments and rebuttals prepared by such committees; providing that signatures must be removed from certain petitions, upon request, only if the removal of such signatures could affect the sufficiency of the petitions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB302

AN ACT relating to Oriental medicine; revising the provisions relating to the issuance of a license to practice as a doctor of Oriental medicine; abolishing the license to practice as a doctor of acupuncture and the license for an assistant in acupuncture; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB314

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; making various changes relating to the collection of debts owed to the state; increasing certain fees and charges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 13, 14 and 15 of this act expire by limitation on
October 1, 2003.

AB318

AN ACT relating to education; requiring the department of education to develop an informational pamphlet for the high school proficiency examination; requiring the distribution of the pamphlet to pupils and parents and legal guardians; requiring the department to establish a statewide program for use by schools and school districts in their preparation of pupils for the high school proficiency examination; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB320

AN ACT relating to the department of motor vehicles and public safety; requiring the department to retain for a specified period the originals of certain documents containing the disclosure of the mileage of a motor vehicle; revising provisions regarding the bonds required for certain licensees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective on passage and approval.

AB326

AN ACT relating to local financial administration; modifying the list of separate items that a local government is required to include in a supplemental budgetary report of expenses relating to activities designed to influence the passage or defeat of legislation; providing that the budget of a local government must include a separate statement detailing such anticipated expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB328

AN ACT relating to criminal records; requiring information concerning the sealing of records and restoration of civil rights to be provided to certain persons; reducing the time required to lapse before a petition to seal certain criminal records may be brought; making various other changes concerning sealing criminal records; revising provisions governing the restoration of civil rights; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB344

AN ACT relating to crimes; revising the definition of criminal assault; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB361

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the provisions governing the reporting requirements, payment schedules and collection procedures for the tax on the net proceeds of minerals; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB369

AN ACT relating to utilities; revising and repealing various provisions governing the regulation of public utilities; preventing certain electric utilities from disposing of certain generation assets for a certain period; placing restrictions on the disposal of such assets after that period; requiring certain electric utilities to use deferred accounting under certain circumstances; repealing provisions pertaining to the competitive provision of retail electric service; requiring the public utilities commission of Nevada to take certain actions to carry out the provisions of this act; establishing certain requirements and making various changes relating to the rates charged by certain electric utilities; requiring certain entities to obtain approval from the commission before carrying out certain transactions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB381

AN ACT relating to local governments; revising the provisions relating to the incorporation and organization of cities; directing the Legislative Commission to conduct an interim study to develop and recommend proposed enabling legislation for the creation of an incorporated town; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective on passage and approval.

AB399

AN ACT relating to false reports; providing for civil liability for making a false report of a crime or an emergency; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB406

AN ACT relating to the Elko Convention and Visitors Authority; repealing the requirement that the board of governors of the authority reimburse the county clerk of Elko County for all costs of a general authority election; redefining the boundaries of the authority; repealing the procedure for adding land to or excluding land from those boundaries; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB413

AN ACT relating to cooperative agreements; prohibiting the operation of certain legal entities created by cooperative agreements between public agencies in such a manner as to affect adversely the continued existence of a public agency that is not a party to such an agreement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB414

AN ACT relating to the state public works board; authorizing the removal of the manager of the board under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB415

AN ACT relating to pharmacy; requiring the state board of pharmacy to adopt regulations relating to the electronic transmission or transmission by a facsimile machine of certain prescriptions from a practitioner to a pharmacist for the dispensing of a drug; requiring an applicant for registration as an intern pharmacist to be enrolled in a college of pharmacy or department of pharmacy of a university approved by the board; prohibiting the board from issuing a private reprimand to the holder of a certificate, license or permit issued by the board; providing for the issuance of uniform identification cards and devices to process claims for prescription drugs or devices; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section becomes effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1 to 6, inclusive, of this act, become effective on
October 1, 2001.
3.  Section 7 of this act becomes effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of adopting regulations and on January 1, 2003, for all other purposes.
4.  Section 8 of this act becomes effective on January 1, 2003.

AB433

AN ACT relating to taxation; providing guidelines for determining the amount of time a person leases or uses certain property for the purpose of determining the amount of tax to be levied on such lease or use; clarifying the exemption from taxation of certain property used for housing and related facilities by persons with low incomes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB441

AN ACT relating to libraries; establishing a procedure for the alteration of the boundaries of certain library districts; ratifying certain previously made alterations of the boundaries of certain library districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB442

AN ACT relating to sanitation; increasing the penalties for disposing of sewage or solid waste unlawfully; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of the solid waste management authority prescribing the forms of proof which may be provided to satisfy the provisions of paragraph (b) of subsection 3 of section 1 of this act, and on September 1, 2001, for all other purposes.

AB451

AN ACT relating to local governments; authorizing counties and cities to donate real property to corporations for public benefit in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB453

AN ACT relating to controlled substances; exempting the medical use of marijuana from state prosecution in certain circumstances; revising the penalties for possessing marijuana; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section becomes effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 6, 20, 21, 30 and 32 of this act become effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of adopting regulations and on October 1, 2001, for all other purposes.
3.  Sections 1 to 5, inclusive, 7 to 19, inclusive, 22 to 29, inclusive, 30.1 to 30.5, inclusive, 31, 31.3, 31.7, 33 to 36, inclusive, 38 to 47, inclusive, 48.5 and 49 of this act become effective on October 1, 2001.
4.  Section 37 of this act becomes effective at 12:01 a.m. on October 1, 2001.

AB455

AN ACT relating to taxation; authorizing the Nevada tax commission to enter into, under certain circumstances, the streamlined sales and use tax agreement, to act jointly with other states to simplify and modernize sales and use tax administration, take other actions reasonably required to implement the agreement and represent this state before the other states that are signatories to the agreement; allocating certain liabilities among certain participants in certain sales or services that involve more than one state; specifying that no provision of the agreement invalidates or amends any provision of Nevada law; requiring out-of-state retailers who contract with the state or a political subdivision to agree to collect sales tax on sales within this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section, sections 1 to 13, inclusive, and 17 to 23, inclusive, of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 14, 15 and 16 of this act become effective on the date this state becomes a member of the streamlined sales and use tax agreement.

AB463

AN ACT relating to animals; clarifying that certain provisions related to riding horses in public places do not apply to police officers while performing their official duties under certain circumstances; revising the definition of “police animal” for provisions concerning cruelty to animals to include an animal which is used, but not owned, by a governmental agency; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB465

AN ACT relating to transportation; authorizing the use of the proceeds of certain taxes for certain highway improvement projects located wholly or partially outside the boundaries of the State of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB466

AN ACT relating to gaming; authorizing the Nevada gaming commission to adopt regulations governing the licensing and operation of interactive gaming if the commission first makes certain determinations; providing that a license to operate interactive gaming may be issued only to resort hotels or certain other establishments holding nonrestricted licenses; providing for certain license fees relating to interactive gaming; providing that gross revenue received from interactive gaming is subject to taxation in the same manner as gross revenue received from other games; exempting the operation of interactive gaming from certain other fees and taxes; revising the computation of interest payable by the commission on the overpayment of certain fees and taxes; prohibiting a person from operating interactive gaming until the commission adopts regulations and unless the person procures and maintains all licenses required pursuant to the regulations; providing for the enforceability of gaming debts incurred pursuant to

1.  This section and sections 28 to 32, inclusive, of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 16 and 34 of this act become effective upon passage and approval for purposes related to the adoption and dissemination of regulations by the Nevada gaming commission and on January 1, 2003, for all other purposes.
3.  Sections 1 to 12, inclusive, 14, 15, 17 to 27, inclusive, 33 and 35 of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.
4.  Section 13 of this act becomes effective on January 1, 2003.

AB469

AN ACT relating to watercraft; prohibiting the operation of certain motorboats on certain waters by persons who do not satisfy certain requirements; prohibiting the rental or lease of certain motorboats to those persons; requiring the division of wildlife of the state department of conservation and natural resources to certify instructors to provide courses in safe boating; requiring the division to establish a database of persons who possess certificates relating to safe boating; revising provisions regarding the operation of personal watercraft; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and sections 1 to 4, inclusive, 6 and 10 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Section 7 of this act becomes effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of establishing a database and on January 1, 2003, for all other purposes.
3.  Sections 5, 8 and 9 of this act become effective on January 1, 2003.

AB500

AN ACT relating to law enforcement; directing the Attorney General to conduct a statistical study regarding traffic stops by the Nevada Highway Patrol and by law enforcement officers in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and section 2 of this act become effective upon passage and approval for the purposes of the creation of the form required pursuant to section 2 of this act, and on July 1, 2001, for all other purposes.

2.  Section 1 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2001.

AB503

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Business and Industry for the replacement of certain computers in the Office of the Labor Commissioner; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB504

AN ACT making an appropriation to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for the State of Nevada’s share for carrying out the Truckee River Operating Agreement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB505

AN ACT making an appropriation to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for replacement equipment for the Division of State Parks; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB506

AN ACT making an appropriation to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for maintenance projects at state parks; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB507

AN ACT making an appropriation to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for a radio connection between the Nevada State Park System and the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB508

AN ACT making appropriations to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for new and replacement equipment for the Division of Water Resources and to the account for the channel clearance, maintenance, restoration, surveying and monumenting program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB510

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Division of Forestry of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for equipment for the suppression of forest fires; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB511

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency for threshold research; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB513

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for the development of four long-term strategic plans concerning the health care needs of the citizens of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB514

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Interim Finance Committee for allocation to the Department of Human Resources for an electronic application process for the Nevada Check Up program and Medicaid assistance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB515

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for assistance in the operation of certain HIV/AIDS clinics and health care facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB516

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for the Medicaid Management Information System; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB517

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for furnishings and equipment for the Division of Child and Family Services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB519

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Taxation for implementation of
Phase II of the Business Process Re-Engineering Project, development of a scanning and imaging system, and enhancement of the Local Government Financial Reporting System; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB520

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Administration for distribution of a grant of money to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Education Relating to the Holocaust for carrying out the duties of the Council and continuing its educational programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB521

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Governor for support of the Nevada Commission for National and Community Service; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB522

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Buildings and Grounds Division of the Department of Administration for certain expenses related to the Grant Sawyer State Office Building; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB523

AN ACT making appropriations to the Motor Pool Division of the Department of Administration and the Investigation Division of the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety for the purchase of additional vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB524

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Information Technology for phase IIA of the digital microwave upgrade; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB525

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Supreme Court of Nevada for security system upgrades, a system-wide website and communications infrastructure, and new and replacement equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB526

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Taxation for the purchase of new and replacement equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB527

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Legislative Counsel Bureau for new and replacement equipment and various maintenance projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB529

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for software and computer equipment for the Nevada rural health communications system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB530

AN ACT making appropriations to the Department of Human Resources for the Welfare Division’s telephone system and for costs relating to the fingerprinting of employees of the Welfare Division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB531

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for a vehicle, furnishings and equipment for the Nevada Youth Training Center within the Division of Child and Family Services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB532

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for a vehicle, office equipment and remodeling for the Northern Nevada Child and Adolescent Services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB533

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Business and Industry for the replacement of computers in the Consumer Affairs Division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB554

AN ACT relating to higher education; requiring the state treasurer to adopt regulations to establish and carry out the Nevada college savings program as authorized by federal law; creating the Nevada college savings trust fund and providing for its administration; eliminating the prospective expiration of various provisions governing the program for the prepayment of tuition at an institution of higher education; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB563

AN ACT relating to public employees; authorizing an additional deferred compensation plan for state employees and employees of political subdivisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB567

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; authorizing the purchase of property by a state agency pursuant to a lease-purchase or installment-purchase agreement that extends beyond the current biennium under certain circumstances; allowing the interest on certain state securities to be paid more frequently than semiannually; providing the manner for applying sales and use taxes to personal property transferred to the state pursuant to certain lease-purchase or installment-purchase agreements; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to refinance existing obligations relating to the Southern Nevada Women’s Correctional Facility; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB571

AN ACT relating to counties; authorizing a board of county commissioners to provide by ordinance for the covering or removal of certain graffiti on certain types of property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB576

AN ACT relating to judgments; clarifying the circumstances under which the enforcement of a foreign judgment may be stayed; prescribing the amount of a bond to secure the stay of execution of certain judgments pending appeal; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB582

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; revising the provisions pertaining to the competency of defendants; eliminating the sanity commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB586

AN ACT relating to victims of crime; authorizing a victim of a sexual assault to obtain a fictitious address from the secretary of state; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB587

AN ACT making an appropriation to restore and increase the balance in the stale claims account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB588

AN ACT making an appropriation to restore the balance in the emergency account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB596

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety for computer upgrades at the Division of Parole and Probation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB597

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety for the purchase of computers for and ongoing telecommunication costs of the Division of Parole and Probation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and subsection 1 of section 1 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Subsection 2 of section 1 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2001.
3.  Subsection 3 of section 1 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2002.

AB598

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for an enhanced health clinic for the Jan Evans Juvenile Justice Center; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB601

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; restricting the ability of a state agency to enter into certain agreements to purchase real property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB605

AN ACT relating to state purchasing; authorizing the chief of the purchasing division of the department of administration to withdraw money from the state purchasing fund under certain circumstances; providing that the maximum balance in the state purchasing fund is permanently reduced by the amount of the withdrawal; limiting the amount of a temporary transfer from the state general fund to the state purchasing fund under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB607

AN ACT relating to unemployment compensation; authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to elect to become liable for payments by way of reimbursement in lieu of contributions to comply with federal law; increasing the daily compensation for service for members of the Nevada employment security council; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section, sections 1 to 6, inclusive, and 8 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Section 7 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2001.

AB609

AN ACT relating to the department of motor vehicles and public safety; extending the authorized period of expenditure of money appropriated to the department of motor vehicles and public safety for the purchase of modular furniture for the remodeled office in Carson City; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB618

AN ACT relating to insurance; providing for the regulation of the business of viatical settlements; requiring the commissioner of insurance to adopt regulations governing the use of electronic records and signatures; temporarily authorizing the adoption of regulations to enforce federal law concerning a bill of rights for patients; limiting the disclosure of certain information concerning consumers; providing for the conversion of domestic mutual insurers into domestic stock insurers; providing for the reorganization of domestic mutual insurers into mutual insurance holding companies; making various other changes concerning the regulation of insurance; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and section 242 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1 to 241, inclusive, 243 and 244 of this act become effective on October 1, 2001.
3.  Section 59 of this act expires by limitation on October 1, 2003.

AB621

AN ACT relating to real estate; clarifying the authority of the real estate commission, real estate administrator and real estate division of the department of business and industry to impose a fine or penalty or to initiate or continue an investigation, action or disciplinary proceeding against a person whose license or permit is surrendered, suspended or expired and against certain other persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB657

AN ACT relating to taxes on retail sales; providing for the submission to the voters of the question whether the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 should be amended to provide an exemption from the tax for engines, chassis and certain parts and components of professional racing vehicles and for motor vehicles used by professional racing teams or sanctioning bodies to transport certain items; providing the same exemption from the Local School Support Tax Law and certain analogous taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and sections 1 to 8, inclusive, of this act, become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Section 9 of this act becomes effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of adopting any regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of section 9 of this act and on October 1, 2001, for all other purposes.

AB658

AN ACT making appropriations from the state general fund and the state highway fund to the Budget Division of the Department of Administration for the continuation of the development and roll out of the Integrated Financial System; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB660

AN ACT relating to educational personnel; prohibiting under certain circumstances the boards of trustees of school districts from requiring certain licensed employees on leave of absence from employment to submit fingerprints as a condition of return to employment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB662

AN ACT relating to wild horses; revising the provisions relating to the authorization for the expenditure of money in the Heil trust fund for wild horses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB663

AN ACT relating to cities; clarifying the authority of the first elected city council and mayor to enact and sign ordinances, respectively, to fix their own salaries and those of other officers before the incorporation of the city becomes effective; providing for the continued existence of the North Lyon County Fire Protection District following the incorporation of the City of Fernley; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB670

AN ACT relating to Oriental medicine; revising the provisions relating to the issuance of a license to practice as a doctor of Oriental medicine; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

AB672

AN ACT relating to making appropriations from the state general fund and the state highway fund for the support of the civil government of the State of Nevada for the fiscal years beginning July 1, 2001, and ending June 30, 2002, and beginning July 1, 2002, and ending June 30, 2003; providing for the use of the money so appropriated; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

  1.  This section and section 52 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1 to 51, inclusive, and 53 to 60, inclusive, of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.

SB1

AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB15

AN ACT relating to civil actions; enacting provisions regarding the payment of fees to arbitrators; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB17

AN ACT relating to transportation; repealing a duplicative provision that prohibits an unlicensed driver from operating a vehicle for transporting children; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB25

AN ACT relating to domestic relations; revising the provisions governing the granting of rights to visitation with a child to persons other than the parents of the child; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB29

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.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB32

AN ACT relating to proceedings; allowing a witness to testify at a preliminary examination or before the grand jury through the use of audiovisual technology under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB53

AN ACT relating to banks; repealing the provisions establishing criminal penalties for certain acts in derogation of a bank; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB57

AN ACT relating to legislators; prohibiting a private contract of employment that provides for a loss of job seniority for a legislator because of the legislator’s attendance at certain meetings during the legislative interim; requiring public and certain private employers to grant leave for employees who are legislators to attend certain meetings during the legislative interim; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB62

AN ACT relating to animals; prohibiting state and local governmental entities from prohibiting or imposing certain restrictions concerning certain events in which animals are used; increasing the penalties for certain mistreatment of animals; authorizing a court to require a defendant convicted of certain offenses involving the mistreatment of animals to submit to a psychiatric evaluation and to participate in counseling or therapy as a condition of probation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB75

AN ACT relating to state printing; clarifying the employment classification of the employees of the state printing division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB91

AN ACT relating to medicine; changing the designation of physician’s assistant; revising the scope of authority and duties of the board of medical examiners; providing for the issuance of special purpose licenses; requiring the board of medical examiners to regulate the practice of respiratory care; requiring practitioners of respiratory care to be licensed by the board of medical examiners; revising the qualifications and requirements relating to licensure of physicians and physicians’ assistants; revising the duties and scope of authority of persons licensed by the board of medical examiners; making certain actions subject to disciplinary action by the board of medical examiners; revising provisions governing the imposition of disciplinary action against licensees; establishing and revising certain fees; increasing certain penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section becomes effective upon passage and approval.

2.  Sections 1 to 90, inclusive, subsection 1 of section 91 and sections 92, 93 and 95 of this act become effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of adopting regulations and taking such other actions as necessary to regulate practitioners of respiratory care, and on July 1, 2001, for all other purposes.

3.  Subsection 2 of section 91 of this act becomes effective at 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2001.

4.  The amendatory provisions of sections 8, 19, 24, 26 and 41 of this act expire by limitation on the date on which the provisions of 42 U.S.C. § 666 requiring each state to establish procedures under which the state has authority to withhold or suspend, or to restrict the use of professional, occupational and recreational licenses of persons who:

(a) Have failed to comply with a subpoena or warrant relating to a proceeding to determine the paternity of a child or to establish or enforce an obligation for the support of a child; or

(b) Are in arrears in the payment for the support of one or more children,  are repealed by the Congress of the United States.

SB109

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Interim Finance Committee for certain contractual services related to the financial reporting of school districts and charter schools; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB114

AN ACT relating to postsecondary education; authorizing the commission on postsecondary education to establish the amount of the bond required for certain postsecondary educational institutions; expanding the conditions under which a bond is required; revising other provisions governing the bonding requirements of postsecondary educational institutions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB116

AN ACT relating to persons with disabilities; prescribing the circumstances under which a secure facility for mentally disordered offenders may use mechanical restraint on clients who have disabilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB123

AN ACT relating to municipal obligations; requiring a municipality to notify certain entities before incurring general obligation debt or levying a special elective tax under certain circumstances; requiring a debt management commission to resolve conflicts between certain municipalities over the use of any remaining allowable increase of property taxes and authorizing the establishment of certain methods relating thereto; authorizing a debt management commission to establish a procedure for allowing a municipality to reserve a percentage of the remaining allowable increase of property taxes within a certain geographical area; revising the duties of the debt management commission relating to consideration of a proposal to incur general obligation debt or levy a special elective tax, and amending the conditions pursuant to which the debt management commission is authorized to grant approval of such a proposal; revising the duties of a municipality with regard to filing and amending statements of current and co

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB143

AN ACT relating to substance abuse; making appropriations to certain judicial districts for continuation or establishment of programs of treatment for the abuse of alcohol or controlled substances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB148

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions relating to the achievement and proficiency examinations administered in public schools; revising provisions governing the increase of salary for a teacher who is certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards; requiring the boards of trustees of school districts to pay the increase of salary retroactively under certain circumstances; authorizing under certain circumstances the employment of licensed teachers who do not hold endorsements in a particular subject area; requiring certain school districts to create and operate regional training programs for the professional development of teachers and administrators; creating the statewide council for the coordination of the regional training programs; authorizing under certain circumstances the licensure and employment of teachers who are not citizens of the United States; prohibiting persons from making certain threats to pupils and employees of school districts, charter schools and private

1.  This section and sections 5, 7 to 19, inclusive, and 33 to 37, inclusive, of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 3, 4, 25 to 28, inclusive, 30, 31, 32 and 38 to 42, inclusive, of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.
3.  Sections 1 and 6 of this act become effective at 12:01 a.m. on
July 1, 2001.
4.  Sections 2 and 29 of this act become effective at 12:02 a.m. on
July 1, 2001.

SB150

AN ACT relating to county government; authorizing a board of county commissioners to designate an animal as inherently dangerous and to provide by ordinance for civil liability for a person who violates certain ordinances relating to the control of animals; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB153

AN ACT relating to cosmetology; requiring the state board of cosmetology to provide examinations for licensure as a cosmetologist in English and Spanish; establishing a procedure pursuant to which the board may offer examinations for licensure as a cosmetologist in other languages; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section becomes effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1 and 2 of this act become effective upon passage and approval for the purposes of adopting regulations and taking such other actions as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this act, and on January 1, 2002, for all other purposes.
3.  Section 2 of this act expires by limitation on the date on which the provisions of 42 U.S.C. § 666 requiring each state to establish procedures under which the state has authority to withhold or suspend, or to restrict the use of professional, occupational and recreational licenses of persons who:
(a) Have failed to comply with a subpoena or warrant relating to a proceeding to determine the paternity of a child or to establish or enforce an obligation for the support of a child; or
(b) Are in arrears in the payment for the support of one or more children,
are repealed by the Congress of the United States.

SB155

AN ACT relating to cities; authorizing a change in the boundaries of certain cities to become effective in certain circumstances within a specified period before certain elections; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB170

AN ACT relating to culture; creating the Nevada cultural fund; revising the powers and duties of the state arts council; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB174

AN ACT relating to persons with disabilities; requiring cooperative efforts to enable existing state programs to make available community-based services for the provision of minimum essential personal assistance to certain of those persons and to establish a program to govern the provision of those services; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB182

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; removing the authority for a private person to take an arrested person before the nearest magistrate following an arrest; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB191

AN ACT relating to the protection of children; providing for the delivery of certain newborn infants to certain providers of emergency services; providing for the care, protective custody and disposition of those infants; providing civil and criminal immunity for performing certain acts regarding those infants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB196

AN ACT relating to school districts; authorizing the department of education to waive certain eligibility requirements for grants of money previously appropriated for the purchase of library books and extending the reversion date of the appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB199

AN ACT making appropriations for the purchase and light renovation by the Legislative Counsel Bureau of the Capitol Apartments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB211

AN ACT relating to electricity; revising the provisions governing the sale of electricity and the provision of transmission and distribution services by the Colorado River commission; requiring certain public utilities to make their electric distribution facilities and services available to the Colorado River commission under certain circumstances; requiring such utilities to file tariffs concerning use of their electric distribution facilities and services by the Colorado River commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB216

AN ACT relating to contractors; providing for the adoption of standards for advertisements used by contractors who repair, restore, improve or construct residential pools and spas; enacting and revising various provisions pertaining to such contractors; requiring the state contractors’ board to adopt standard contract elements for use by such contractors; providing for the designation of an ombudsman for residential pools and spas; revising the provisions governing eligibility for compensation from the recovery fund; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and section 1 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 2 and 9 of this act become effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of adopting regulations necessary to carry out those sections and on October 1, 2001, for all other purposes.
3.  Sections 3 to 8, inclusive, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15 and 18 of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.
4.  Sections 13, 16 and 17 of this act become effective at 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2001.

SB219

AN ACT relating to property; revising the manner in which the department of transportation is required to dispose of certain property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB221

AN ACT relating to taxation; authorizing the City Council of the City of Reno to increase the tax on the rental of transient lodging and levy special assessments in a certain area of the City of Reno to pay the costs of certain capital improvement projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB222

AN ACT relating to taxation; authorizing the Nevada tax commission to exchange with certain local governmental entities information concerning businesses that are subject to the business tax; providing that such exchanges of information are not confidential and privileged; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB223

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions governing exemptions for certain institutions from the Private Elementary and Secondary Education Authorization Act; requiring an exempt institution to provide notice of the exemption to the parents or guardian of a child before the child enrolls in the institution; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB225

AN ACT relating to telephone services; repealing the prospective expiration of certain provisions concerning surcharges on telephone services in certain counties for the enhancement of telephone systems for reporting emergencies in those counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB232

AN ACT relating to juvenile justice; providing for the collection of information on the economic background of each child referred to the system of juvenile justice; requiring each local juvenile probation department to determine whether children of racial or ethnic minorities and children from economically disadvantaged homes are receiving disparate treatment in the system of juvenile justice; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB247

AN ACT making appropriations to the Department of Human Resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB248

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Museums, Library and Arts for unanticipated additional utility costs, personnel costs and purchasing assessments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB249

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Secretary of State for an unanticipated shortfall in the money budgeted for salaries and costs for information services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB250

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for certain shortfalls in the budget; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB251

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Education for a shortfall in money budgeted for contractual obligations for the Terra Nova Tests; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB265

AN ACT relating to zoning; requiring a city or county to pay just compensation or authorize an alternative location for certain nonconforming outdoor advertising structures under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB272

AN ACT relating to the charter of the City of Wells; repealing the provisions that prohibit the mayor and the members of the board of councilmen from holding certain offices; authorizing the board to appoint a city manager and establish the departments of the city; authorizing the board to provide by resolution for additional regular meetings of the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of authorizing any preliminary activities required to ensure that the departments of the City of Wells are reorganized pursuant to the provisions of section 3 of this act in an orderly manner and on October 1, 2001, for all other purposes.

SB281

AN ACT relating to professions; expanding the subject matter of the examinations given by the state board of funeral directors, embalmers and operators of cemeteries and crematories to applicants for certain licenses; clarifying that an applicant for a license as an embalmer is exempt from taking certain portions of the examination given by the board under certain circumstances; exempting an applicant for a license as a funeral director from taking certain portions of the examination given by the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB282

AN ACT relating to victims of crime; removing certain limitations on the amount of compensation that may be provided for the loss of earnings and support and for the funeral expenses of certain victims of crime; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB283

AN ACT relating to gaming; providing for the licensing of an international gaming salon in a resort hotel that holds a nonrestricted license; revising provisions governing limited-liability companies that hold state gaming licenses; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB298

AN ACT relating to the public employees’ benefits program; extending the period in which certain persons must notify the program of their decision regarding coverage under the program; revising the power of the board of the program to establish certain rates and coverage; requiring the board to appoint an attorney to review the program; requiring the board to establish a checking account for the payment of claims; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB299

AN ACT relating to the Airport Authority of Washoe County; increasing the number of trustees on the board of trustees of the Airport Authority of Washoe County; requiring the County Fair and Recreation Board of Washoe County to appoint a trustee who represents consumers of services provided at the airport; requiring an appointing authority to appoint persons who have certain qualifications to serve on the board of trustees of the Airport Authority of Washoe County; prohibiting a member of the board from serving more than two terms; limiting the ability of an appointing authority to remove a member of the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB300

AN ACT relating to public health; abolishing the bureau of alcohol and drug abuse of the department of human resources; transferring the powers and duties of the bureau to the health division of the department of human resources; requiring the state board of health to adopt regulations governing halfway houses for alcohol and drug abusers, facilities, programs and personnel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB304

AN ACT relating to the City of Reno; amending the city charter by increasing the term of office of municipal judges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB312

AN ACT relating to the City of Sparks; prospectively changing the time for the election of the officers of the City of Sparks; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and sections 5, 6, 7 and 9 to 12, inclusive, of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1 to 4, inclusive, and 8 of this act become effective on
July 1, 2003.

SB319

AN ACT relating to substance abuse; providing for the licensing and regulation of halfway houses for alcohol and drug abusers as facilities for the dependent; repealing the requirements for the certification of the operators of such halfway houses by the bureau of alcohol and drug abuse in the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective:
1.  Upon passage and approval for the purposes of adopting regulations and performing any other preparatory administrative tasks that are necessary to carry out the provisions of this act; and
2.  On January 1, 2002, for all other purposes.

SB337

AN ACT relating to public safety; requiring certain owners of boilers, elevators or pressure vessels to obtain a permit from the division of industrial relations of the department of business and industry before the boiler, elevator or pressure vessel may be operated; requiring elevator mechanics to be certified by the division; requiring the division to adopt regulations governing the maintenance and operation of certain boilers, elevators and pressure vessels and the certification of boiler inspectors and elevator mechanics; authorizing the division to impose certain fees; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and sections 11 and 12 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1 to 10, inclusive, and 13 to 18, inclusive, of this act become effective on October 1, 2001.
3.  Sections 13, 14 and 15 of this act expire by limitation on the date on which the provisions of 42 U.S.C. § 666 requiring each state to establish procedures under which the state has authority to withhold or suspend, or to restrict the use of professional, occupational and recreational licenses of persons who:
(a) Have failed to comply with a subpoena or warrant relating to a proceeding to determine the paternity of a child or to establish or enforce an obligation for the support of a child; or
(b) Are in arrears in the payment for the support of one or more children,
are repealed by the Congress of the United States.

SB347

AN ACT relating to state emblems; designating a state tartan; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB350

AN ACT relating to counties; increasing the membership of the county fair and recreation board in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB356

AN ACT relating to the secretary of state; requiring the secretary of state to post a notice advising customers to review the documents on file at the office of the secretary of state for content, completeness and accuracy and indicating the penalty for knowingly offering any false or forged instrument for filing; authorizing the secretary of state to adopt regulations to prevent the filing of false or forged documents; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB358

AN ACT relating to state lands; authorizing the administrator of the division of state lands of the state department of conservation and natural resources to lease residential property owned by this state to state officers and employees at less than fair market value in certain circumstances; authorizing the administrator to lease state land for residential purposes without the approval of the state board of examiners or the interim finance committee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB362

AN ACT relating to utilities; consolidating and revising the process for reviewing applications for permits, licenses and other approvals by the public utilities commission of Nevada and certain other state and local entities for the construction of certain utility facilities; requiring the commission and other state and local entities to consider such an application in conjunction with any federal proceedings concerning the construction of that facility; making various changes to the Utility Environmental Protection Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB367

AN ACT relating to pregnancy; providing for the administration of certain activities to prevent or delay early sexual activity and reduce the rate of pregnancies among unmarried teenage girls in Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1 to 6, inclusive, of this act expire by limitation on July 1, 2005.

SB372

AN ACT relating to energy; revising and clarifying provisions requiring certain providers of electric service to comply with a portfolio standard for renewable energy; authorizing the public utilities commission of Nevada to impose administrative fines against noncomplying providers under certain circumstances and to take other administrative actions to ensure compliance with the portfolio standard; requiring the governing bodies of certain counties and cities to adopt certain codes concerning energy efficiency; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB374

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; revising provisions concerning the duty to erect and maintain signs to designate parking spaces for use by handicapped persons;  providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB399

AN ACT relating to education; prohibiting an existing public school or home school from converting to a charter school; prohibiting a charter school from operating for profit; creating the fund for charter schools; providing for the sponsorship of charter schools by the state board of education; revising the collective bargaining provisions applicable to charter school employees who are on a leave of absence from a school district; revising provisions governing the formation, operation and personnel of charter schools; authorizing the boards of trustees of school districts and the governing bodies of charter schools to provide programs of distance education for certain pupils; requiring the state board to adopt regulations prescribing the requirements of programs of distance education; revising the provisions governing the apportionments of money from the state distributive school account to provide for the payment of money for pupils who are enrolled in programs of distance education; providing that certain

1.  This section and sections 24, 64, 66 and 67 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 3 to 12, inclusive, 14, 16 to 19, inclusive, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 56, 60 to 63, inclusive, 65, and 68 to 74, inclusive, of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.
3.  Sections 57 and 64.5 of this act become effective at 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2001.
4.  Sections 1, 2, 13, 15, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30 to 55, inclusive, 58 and 59 of this act become effective on July 1, 2002.

SB427

AN ACT relating to education; making appropriations to the Department of Education for educational technology, textbooks and signing bonuses for teachers; making an appropriation to the legislative fund for use by the Legislative Bureau of Educational Accountability and Program Evaluation for an evaluation of educational technology; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB428

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Cultural Affairs for expenses relating to the continued operation of the Southern Nevada office of the Nevada Humanities Committee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB431

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Museums, Library and Arts for grants for library collections and equipment requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB432

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Museums, Library and Arts for the purchase of computer software and equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB433

AN ACT making appropriations to the Department of Cultural Affairs for the purchase of equipment and to carry out the statewide monument program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and section 1 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.

2.  Section 2 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2001.

SB435

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of the Department of Human Resources for new and replacement equipment, maintenance, and new and replacement computer hardware and software at the Nevada Mental Health Institute; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB436

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for new and replacement equipment, operating expenses, and new and replacement computer hardware and software for the Rural Regional Center of the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and subsection 1 of section 1 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Subsection 2 of section 1 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2001.
3.  Subsection 3 of section 1 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2002.

SB437

AN ACT making an appropriation to the National Judicial College to assist in securing public and private grants and other funding for support during the 2001-2003 biennium; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB438

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Louis W. McHardy National College of Juvenile and Family Justice to assist in securing public and private grants and other funding for support during the 2001-2003 biennium; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB439

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of the Department of Human Resources for new and replacement equipment and computer hardware and software at the Desert Regional Center; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB440

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of the Department of Human Resources for new and replacement equipment and computer hardware and software at the Sierra Regional Center; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB441

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for new and replacement equipment and computer hardware and software at the Rural Clinics; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and subsection 1 of section 1 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Subsection 2 of section 1 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2001.
3.  Subsection 3 of section 1 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2002.

SB442

AN ACT making appropriations to the Department of Prisons for various replacement equipment at certain facilities and ongoing expenses of the Pioche Conservation Camp to lease certain equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  Section 1 of this act becomes effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Section 2 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2001.

SB444

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety for security upgrades and operating expenses at various offices of the Division of Parole and Probation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and subsection 1 of section 1 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Subsection 2 of section 1 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2001.
3.  Subsection 3 of section 1 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2002.

SB445

AN ACT making appropriations to the Peace Officers’ Standards and Training Commission for an analysis of job tasks and a study of physical fitness validation for peace officers and to the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety for various information technology upgrades; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB446

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for new and replacement equipment and computer hardware and software for the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB448

AN ACT relating to recreation; revising the particular purposes and extending the periods for the expenditure of certain money previously appropriated to the Division of State Parks of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for park improvement projects; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB449

AN ACT making an appropriation to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for replacement equipment for the Division of Forestry; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB450

AN ACT making an appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture for vehicles and new equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB455

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Human Resources for new and replacement equipment, and hardware and software at the Lakes Crossing Center; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB456

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Division of Child and Family Services of the Department of Human Resources for new and replacement equipment at the Southern Nevada Child and Adolescent Services Juvenile Treatment Facility; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB457

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; making an appropriation to the Department of Museums, Library and Arts for a conservation laboratory; extending the reversion date for a prior appropriation made to the Department; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB458

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Education for a cost-of-living bonus for all public employees in local school districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB461

AN ACT making an appropriation to the University and Community College System of Nevada for new and replacement equipment and associated software in the computing center; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB462

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Nevada Silver Haired Legislative Forum of the Aging Services Division of the Department of Human Resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB463

AN ACT making appropriations to the Department of Prisons for maintenance projects at certain facilities and ongoing expenses for the various budget accounts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  Section 1 of this act becomes effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Section 2 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2001.

SB464

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Office of the Secretary of State for various enabling technology projects, for promotional materials for the Commercial Recordings Division, and for new and replacement equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB465

AN ACT relating to the adjudication emergency account; authorizing the state board of examiners to establish the maximum balance for the account; authorizing the state engineer to request an allocation from the contingency fund if the balance of the account is below the amount established by the state board of examiners; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB470

AN ACT relating to local governments; revising the time for payment of interest on assessment bonds issued by local governments for local improvements; removing certain obsolete references; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB472

AN ACT relating to cities; providing for the disincorporation of the City of Gabbs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB477

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation for the Independent Living State Client Services Program for assistive devices to help disabled persons maintain an independent living environment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB481

AN ACT relating to state government; providing for the reorganization of the department of motor vehicles and public safety into the department of motor vehicles and the department of public safety; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section, sections 1 to 41, inclusive, 43 to 54, inclusive, 56, 57, 59 to 223, inclusive, 227 to 240, inclusive, and 242 of this act become effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of authorizing any preliminary activities necessary to ensure that the provisions of this act are carried out in an orderly fashion and on July 1, 2001, for all other purposes.
2.  Sections 55, 58, 225 and 226 of this act become effective at 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2001.
3.  Sections 42 and 224 of this act become effective on January 1, 2002.

SB483

AN ACT relating to medical facilities; requiring the state board of health to adopt regulations for the licensure of certain mobile units and facilities for refractive laser surgery as medical facilities; requiring facilities for refractive laser surgery to file a surety bond or deposit other security to provide indemnification to certain patients; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval for the purposes of adopting regulations and on July 1, 2001, for all other purposes.

SB489

AN ACT relating to governmental administration; revising the authority of the state treasurer to use a facsimile signature; abolishing the division of unclaimed property of the department of business and industry and transferring the duties of the division to the state treasurer; authorizing the state treasurer to employ a deputy of unclaimed property; revising the time for the submission of an annual report by the state treasurer; providing for the submission of certain public revenue and reports to the state controller instead of the state treasurer; revising the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section, sections 3, 4, 8, 9, 14 to 48, inclusive, 68, 69, 72 and 74 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 10 to 13, inclusive, 49, 51 to 67, inclusive, 70 and 71 of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.
3.  Section 50 of this act becomes effective at 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2001.

SB491

AN ACT making appropriations to the Opportunity Village Foundation for the revitalization of certain thrift stores and to the Washoe Association for Retarded Citizens for creation of a pilot program to develop an employment model and reimbursement model; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB492

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; clarifying the provisions governing the transfer of money to the fund to stabilize the operation of the state government; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB494

AN ACT relating to nuclear waste; creating the Nevada protection account in the state general fund; providing that the account be used to protect the State of Nevada and its residents through funding activities to prevent the location of a federal nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB496

AN ACT relating to the University and Community College System of Nevada; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to pay a portion of the cost of constructing buildings for student housing and dining at the Great Basin College; and providing  other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB497

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to acquire certain facilities for Truckee Meadows Community College; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB498

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; revising the authorized uses of an appropriation made in the previous session to the Lincoln County School District for the construction of an elementary school; changing the date of the reversion of the appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB501

AN ACT relating to commission on ethics; repealing the prospective expiration by limitation of the provisions relating to the appointment of a commission counsel by the commission on ethics; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB502

AN ACT relating to state job training office; eliminating the office; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB505

AN ACT relating to dairy products; making various changes relating to the transfer of responsibility for the dairy inspection program to the state dairy commission of the department of business and industry; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section becomes effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1 to 47, inclusive, and 51 to 58, inclusive, of this act become effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of adopting regulations and conducting any preliminary activities necessary to carry out the provisions of this act in a timely manner, and on
January 1, 2002, for all other purposes.
3.  Sections 48, 49, and 50 of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.

SB517

AN ACT making an appropriation to restore and increase the balance in the reserve for statutory contingency account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB518

AN ACT relating to financial administration; revising the amounts paid to certain public officers and employees as allowances for certain expenses; making appropriations to the contingency fund to restore and increase the balance in the fund; making appropriations to the Interim Finance Committee to assist state agencies and school districts in paying for certain energy needs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and sections 3, 4 and 5 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Section 1 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2001.
3.  Section 2 of this act becomes effective on July 1, 2002.

SB522

AN ACT relating to the state financial administration; clarifying certain provisions governing use of money in the state highway fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB523

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; increasing the period of validity of a permit issued to operate certain unregistered vehicles; revising provisions relating to the form provided by the department of motor vehicles and public safety to a dealer for the transfer of ownership of a motor vehicle; revising the provisions relating to temporary placards issued upon the sale or lease of motor vehicles; abolishing special permits issued upon the sale or lease of motor vehicles; authorizing the department to enter into an agreement with another state concerning the exchange of information relating to the issuance, renewal, suspension or revocation of drivers’ licenses; requiring the investigation of the criminal history of an applicant for a license to operate a school for training drivers or for a license as an instructor for such a school; providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB525

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; extending the reversion date of an appropriation made in the previous session for the production of certain license plates; requiring the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety to complete the replacement of the bighorn sheep license plates within a specified period; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB528

AN ACT relating to taxation; clarifying the provisions relating to the taxation of medical devices sold to governmental entities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB531

AN ACT relating to the Colorado River commission; changing the name of the commission to the Colorado River commission of Nevada; changing the titles of certain officers of the commission; removing the option of the executive director of the commission and the deputy executive director of the commission to engage, under certain circumstances, in a business or occupation or hold another office for profit that is in addition to their employment with the commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB535

AN ACT relating to air pollution; authorizing the local air pollution control agency in certain counties to establish a program to reduce emissions of air pollutants using credits to allow a certain level of air contaminant which may be traded or sold; requiring such an agency to adopt certain regulations concerning such a program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB536

AN ACT relating to the control of air pollution; requiring the creation, by cooperative agreement, of a separate entity to establish and administer a program for the control of air pollution in certain counties; setting forth the powers and duties of such an entity; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB539

AN ACT relating to the fund for a healthy Nevada; providing that a portion of the money in the fund may be used to pay certain administrative costs incurred by the state treasurer and the department of human resources; providing for the appointment and terms of office of certain officers of the task force; revising the program of subsidies for the provision of prescription drugs and pharmaceutical services to senior citizens; directing the development of an additional subsidized state program to provide prescription drugs and pharmaceutical services to senior citizens with low incomes and repealing the existing insurance-based program under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and sections 11, 13, 14, 16 to 19, inclusive, 21, 22 and 23 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.

 2.  Sections 1 to 10, inclusive, and 12, 15 and 20 of this act become effective:

 (a) Upon proclamation by the Governor pursuant to subsection 2 of section 21 of this act; or

 (b) On January 1, 2003, if the report filed by the department of human resources pursuant to paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of section 21 of this act indicates either that:

  (1) There are fewer than 3,500 senior citizens enrolled in and receiving subsidies pursuant to a program established pursuant to NRS 439.635 to 439.690, inclusive; or

  (2) The annual allocation of money available to the department of human resources for the period from January 1, 2002, to December 31, 2002, to provide subsidies to senior citizens pursuant to NRS 439.635 to 439.690, inclusive, was not sufficient to provide at least 4,700 senior citizens with the subsidized insurance-based coverage and benefits set forth in NRS 439.635 to 439.690, inclusive.

SB540

AN ACT relating to mental health; changing the name of the Nevada mental health institute to northern Nevada adult mental health services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB541

AN ACT relating to the department of museums, library and arts; changing the name of the department to the department of cultural affairs; requiring the administrator of the division of museums and history of the department to establish the powers and duties of the museum directors of the various institutions of the division; transferring the museum directors of the Nevada state museum, the Nevada museum and historical society and the Nevada historical society from the unclassified to the classified service of the state; providing that abandoned property held by an institution of the division of museums and history becomes the property of the division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB544

AN ACT relating to the practice of pharmacy; requiring the state board of pharmacy to adopt requirements for the form, content and transmittal of prescriptions for controlled substances; clarifying the authority of the board to regulate pharmacies and wholesalers who offer services in this state via the Internet; revising the disciplinary action that may be taken by the board against the holder of a certificate, license or permit issued by the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and section 15 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1 and 12 of this act become effective upon passage and approval for the purpose of adopting regulations and at 12:01 a.m. on October 1, 2001, for all other purposes.
3.  Sections 2, 3, 4 and 6 to 10, inclusive, of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.
4.  Section 5 of this act becomes effective at 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2001.
5.  Section 14 of this act becomes effective at 12:02 a.m. on July 1, 2001.
6.  Sections 11 and 13 of this act become effective at 12:01 a.m. on October 1, 2001.

SB551

AN ACT relating to crimes; requiring a provider of Internet service to provide access to certain information; authorizing certain persons to issue subpoenas to obtain such information; establishing a penalty for committing the crime of stalking with the use of the Internet or electronic mail; prohibiting the use or attempted use of a computer, network or system to lure children under certain circumstances and providing that such an offense constitutes a sexual offense for the purpose of certain statutes pertaining to sex offenders; making various changes concerning the sale of tobacco products or alcoholic beverages to minors through the use of the Internet; increasing the penalty for certain unlawful uses of encryption; making various changes concerning the crime of annoying or molesting a minor; requiring that certain conditions of probation and parole be imposed upon certain offenders; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB553

AN ACT relating to governmental administration; establishing certain requirements for the use of installment-purchase agreements by local governments; removing the requirement that local governments create funds for certain extraordinary maintenance, repair or improvements; creating certain exceptions to the Uniform Commercial Code—Secured Transactions; authorizing the committee on local government finance to adopt certain regulations; requiring the committee on local government finance to adopt certain regulations; prohibiting the use of the proceeds from certain obligations issued by a local government to pay operating expenses; requiring the Nevada tax commission to appoint a subcommittee to conduct a public hearing concerning the management of a local government in a severe financial emergency; requiring the publication of certain regulations in the Nevada Administrative Code; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section, sections 48 and 59.5 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1 to 22, inclusive, 24 to 36, inclusive, 38, 40 to 43, inclusive, 46, 47 and 49 to 59, inclusive, of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.
3.  Sections 37, 39, 44 and 45 of this act become effective at 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2001.
4.  Section 23 of this act becomes effective at 12:02 a.m. on July 1, 2001.
5.  Section 48 of this act expires by limitation on July 1, 2003.

SB566

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; requiring the successor organization to the state industrial insurance system to release certain liens created by the system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB570

AN ACT relating to the legislature; making various changes relating to the legislature and the legislative counsel bureau; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB572

AN ACT relating to public safety; providing immunity from civil liability for any person who reports certain threats of violence against a school official, school employee or pupil; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB577

AN ACT relating to business associations; revising the statutory liability of the stockholders, directors and officers of a corporation; increasing the fees and revising certain requirements for filing certain documents with the secretary of state; requiring certain fees charged by the secretary of state for special services to be deposited in the state general fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and sections 1, 2, 3, 9, 47, 59, 60, 61 and 62 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 5, 6, 12, 13 to 19, inclusive, 20, 21, 22, 25 to 31, inclusive, 35 to 39, inclusive, 41 to 45, inclusive, and 47 to 53, inclusive, of this act become effective:
(a) Upon passage and approval for the purpose of adopting regulations and performing any other preparatory administrative tasks that are necessary to carry out the provisions of this act; and
(b) On August 1, 2001, for all other purposes.
3.  Sections 1.5, 4, 7, 8.5, 10, 11, 14, 19.5, 23, 24, 32, 33, 34, 40, 46 and 54 to 58, inclusive, of this act become effective:
(a) Upon passage and approval for the purpose of adopting regulations and performing any other preparatory administrative tasks that are necessary to carry out the provisions of this act; and
(b) At 12:01 a.m. on August 1, 2001, for all other purposes.

SB579

AN ACT relating to the legislature; revising the provisions governing the compensation of certain legislative employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB581

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education for a projected shortfall in the personnel services category; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

SB583

AN ACT relating to tourism; establishing a grant program for the development of projects relating to tourism; creating a committee to administer the grant program; prescribing the membership and duties of the committee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and section 9 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1 to 8, inclusive, of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.

SB584

AN ACT relating to projects of capital improvement; increasing the total amount of money that may be committed beyond the biennium for all contracts for retrofitting state buildings for energy efficiency; providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds of the state; requiring the repayment for certain projects by certain state agencies; authorizing certain expenditures by the State Public Works Board; levying a property tax to support the consolidated bond interest and redemption fund; exempting certain projects of the Legislative Counsel Bureau from the provisions of chapter 338 of NRS; authorizing the issuance of additional revenue bonds by the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada; making appropriations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Section 1 of this act expires by limitation on May 1, 2013.

SB585

AN ACT relating to public schools; apportioning the state distributive school account in the state general fund for the 2001-2003 biennium; authorizing certain expenditures; providing for a final adjustment following the close of a fiscal year; making various other changes concerning the administration of money for public schools; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and section 20 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1 to 19, inclusive, and 21 of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.

SB586

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; authorizing expenditures by various officers departments, boards, agencies, commissions and institutions of the state government for the fiscal years commencing July 1, 2001, and ending June 30, 2002, and beginning July 1, 2002, and ending June 30, 2003; authorizing the collection of certain amounts from the counties for the use of the services of the Public Defender; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1.  This section and subsection 2 of section 8 of this act become effective upon passage and approval.
2.  Sections 1 to 7, inclusive, subsection 1 of section 8, and sections 9 to 18, inclusive, of this act become effective on July 1, 2001.

SB587

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Interim Finance Committee to assist school districts in paying for health insurance for their employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

This act becomes effective upon passage and approval.

 


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