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Statutes of the State of Nevada - Eighth Special Session, 1956

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AN ACT creating a legislative fund. Senate Bill No. 1–Committee on Finance.  Approved February 10, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act fixing the compensation of the county officers of Lander County, Nevada, regulating the employment and compensation of deputies and other employees of said officers, and repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith,” approved March 13, 1953. Assembly Bill No. 27–Mr. Swackhamer.  Approved February 18, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act authorizing the board of county commissioners of Clark County to issue and sell bonds for the purpose of constructing a new courthouse or altering the present courthouse of Clark County; providing for the payment thereof and the interest thereon by levy and collection of tax; and providing that such bonds shall not be issued until approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon at the next election called in Clark County,” approved March 22, 1955. Assembly Bill No. 22–Clark County Delegation.  Approved February 18, 1956

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation for the support of the 1956 special session of the Nevada legislature. Senate Bill No. 39–Committee on Finance.  Approved February 20, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to provide for the organization and operation of a flood control district in Lincoln County, Nevada; defining the powers of such district, and providing for the financing of the same by assessments, loans, and otherwise; providing for the incurring of indebtedness by Lincoln County to provide funds for advancement to the district, and for the levy of taxes to repay such loans, and matters connected thereto,” approved March 27, 1947. Assembly Bill No. 23–Lincoln County Delegation.  Approved February 22, 1956

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AN ACT providing an additional and supplemental appropriation for traveling expenses of the district judges for the biennium ending June 30, 1957. Assembly Bill No. 24–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved February 22, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an Act entitled “An Act to incorporate the city of North Las Vegas in Clark County, and defining the boundaries thereof, and to authorize the establishment of a city government therefor, and other matters relating thereto,” approved March 27, 1953. Assembly Bill No. 28–Clark County Delegation.  Approved February 22, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act fixing the compensation of certain officers of Mineral County, Nevada; fixing the number of deputies and other employees; providing for travel expenses; repealing certain acts in conflict herewith, and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 28, 1955. Senate Bill No. 38–Senator Seevers.  Approved February 23, 1956

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AN ACT to provide an additional and supplemental appropriation for the support of the statute revision commission for the biennium ending June 30, 1957. Assembly Bill No. 37–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved February 23, 1956

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AN ACT making an appropriation of $2,651.01 for the payment of costs allowed and taxed against the public service commission of Nevada in an action brought by the California Electric Power Company. Senate Bill No. 29–Committee on Finance.  Approved February 23, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to incorporate the town of Reno, in Washoe County, and defining the boundaries thereof, and to authorize the establishing of a city government therefor, and other matters relating thereto,” approved March 16, 1903. Assembly Bill No. 25–Washoe County Delegation (Consisting of the Reno Delegation).  Approved February 24, 1956

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AN ACT directing the state board of agriculture to convey certain water, water rights and ditch rights and capital stock to the University of Nevada; empowering the board of regents of the University of Nevada to enter into agreements and to take other action with respect to such water, water rights, ditch rights and capital stock and with respect to other water, water rights, ditch rights and capital stock owned by the University of Nevada; and other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 28–Senator Crumley.  Approved February 24, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act providing for the incorporation of cities, their classification, the establishment and alteration of their boundaries, the government and disincorporation thereof, and repealing all Acts and parts of Acts in conflict therewith,” approved March 27, 1907. Assembly Bill No. 19–Committee on Education.  Approved February 24, 1956

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AN ACT providing for the acquisition by the State of Nevada at the City of Reno of a joint armory and community building for training the Nevada National Guard, for large assemblages and for public events; providing for the issuance of bonds therefor by the County of Washoe and the City of Reno subject to the approval of the electors therein; providing details concerning the authorization and issuance of such bonds and their redemption by tax levies; delineating powers, rights, privileges, immunities and duties in connection with the acquisition, operation and maintenance of the building, of the state treasurer, the state board of military auditors, the board of county commissioners of the county, the city council of the city, the state planning board, its chairman and secretary, the adjutant general of the state, the chairman of the board of county commissioners, the mayor of the city, and the attorney general of the state; prescribing other details concerning the building, the bonds, and the taxes; and concerning other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 26–Washoe County Delegation.  Approved February 24, 1956

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AN ACT providing for the construction and installation of solitary confinement cells at the Nevada state prison; providing for a boundary, topography and utility survey of the lands and buildings comprising the Nevada state prison (exclusive of prison farm); making appropriations therefor; defining certain duties of the state planning board; and other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 29–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved February 25, 1956

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AN ACT providing an additional and supplemental appropriation for the support of the University of Nevada for the biennium ending June 30, 1957. Senate Bill No. 22–Committee on Finance.  Approved February 25, 1956

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AN ACT authorizing and empowering the board of county commissioners of the county of Washoe, State of Nevada, in their discretion, not later than 3 years after the passage and approval of this act, to issue bonds for the construction, furnishing and equipment of additional medical facilities at Washoe Medical Center, a public county hospital in such county, and to levy a tax for the payment of interest thereon and the redemption thereof; and other matters relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 36–Senator Lovelock.  Approved February 25, 1956

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AN ACT appropriating the sum of $300,000 to the state public hospital construction assistance fund, and other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 35–Senator Lovelock.  Approved February 25, 1956

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AN ACT providing for the construction, furnishings and equipment of a ward building unit at the Nevada state hospital, and making an appropriation therefor; defining certain duties of the state planning board, the superintendent of the Nevada state hospital, the state treasurer and the state controller; providing for the transfer of certain funds; providing for the retirement of bonds issued pursuant to chapter 410, Statutes of Nevada 1955, and making an appropriation therefor; and other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 42–Committee on Finance.  Approved February 25, 1956

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AN ACT providing for the retirement of bonds issued pursuant to chapter 434, Statutes of Nevada 1955, and making an appropriation therefor; designating the duties of certain state officers in connection therewith; providing for the transfers of certain funds; and other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 30–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved February 25, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act providing for the incorporation of cities, their classification, the establishment and alteration of their boundaries, the government and disincorporation thereof, and repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict therewith,” approved March 27, 1907. Assembly Bill No. 41–Clark County Delegation.  Approved February 25, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to authorize municipalities to issue bonds for the purpose of paying the cost of municipal improvements for which special assessments are levied,” approved March 13, 1909. Assembly Bill No. 42–Clark County Delegation.  Approved February 25, 1956

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AN ACT to provide an additional and supplemental appropriation for the support of the state planning board for the biennium ending June 30, 1957. Assembly Bill No. 36–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved February 28, 1956

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AN ACT to amend the title of and to amend an act entitled “An Act providing for a survey of the need for additional hospital facilities, and for the development and administration of a hospital construction program which will, in conjunction with existing facilities, afford hospitals adequate to serve all people of the state; designating the state department of health as the sole state agency to cooperate with the federal government; establishing methods of administration and control and making an appropriation for the same, providing penalties, providing for compliance with the requirements of the Federal hospital survey and construction act and regulations thereunder, authorizing the acceptance and expenditure of federal funds in accordance with such requirements, and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 28, 1949. Senate Bill No. 37–Senator Lovelock.  Approved February 28, 1956

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AN ACT appropriating $236,610.96 from the general fund and $41,420 from the state highway fund for the purpose of supplementing moneys heretofore appropriated by the 47th session of the legislature for the payment of salaries and wages of employees in the classified service of the State of Nevada; authorizing the state board of examiners to disburse the same; and other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 43–Pozzi and Hunter.  Approved February 28, 1956

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AN ACT providing an additional and supplemental appropriation to the state welfare department for the support of old-age assistance for the biennium ending June 30, 1957. Assembly Bill No. 34–Mr. Jepson.  Approved February 28, 1956

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AN ACT empowering the board of regents of the University of Nevada to enter into agreements and to take other action for the purpose of acquiring certain federal lands; making an appropriation therefor; and other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 43–Committee on Finance.  Approved February 28, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act relating to and providing for the general welfare of the State of Nevada and of the people thereof by providing for compulsory old-age assistance to needy aged persons in this state, as defined and provided for in this act; defining certain terms; designating the single state agency of this state to supervise the administration thereof, and defining the authority and duties thereof; providing for cooperation with the government of the United States in furnishing such pensions or assistance pursuant to the provisions of the so-called social security act of Congress, approved August 14, 1935; designating the boards, and other agencies, authorized to administer and supervise the administration of such assistance and defining the authority and duties thereof; defining the minimum amount of such need and assistance to each such needy aged person and the qualifications for eligibility therefor; authorizing the making and promulgation of rules and regulations relating to the administration of this act; providing for the establishment of certain state and county funds and regulating the expenditures therefrom; providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act; repealing a certain act and all other acts and parts of acts of this state in conflict herewith; and other matters relating thereto,” enacted by the people on November 7, 1944. Assembly Bill No. 45–Mr. Jepson.  Approved February 28, 1956

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AN ACT to amend the title of and to amend an act entitled “An Act authorizing and empowering the state board of stock commissioners to create brand inspection districts, providing for the appointment and payment of brand inspectors, making it unlawful to remove neat cattle, horses or mules from brand inspection districts without inspection and providing for such inspection and the collection of fees therefor, making it unlawful to remove any neat cattle, horses or mules from the state other than by common carrier without inspection or permit from the state board of stock commissioners, providing for the seizure and disposition of certain live stock by inspectors of the state board of stock commissioners, making the state board of stock commissioners the administrators of this act, providing penalties for its violation, and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 26, 1929. Senate Bill No. 31–Senator Lattin.  Approved February 28, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act providing for salaries of elective state officers; providing for salaries, compensation and employment of other officers and employees in the various state offices, departments, boards, commissions and agencies of the State of Nevada; repealing certain acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith, and other matters relating thereto,” approved March 27, 1953. Senate Bill No. 40–Senator Leutzinger.  Approved February 28, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to provide a general highway law for the State of Nevada,” approved March 23, 1917. Assembly Bill No. 46–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved February 28, 1956

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AN ACT relating to the establishment, maintenance, government and operation of public and private schools in the State of Nevada; providing for state and local administrative organization of the public schools; creating certain departments, commissions and boards and defining their powers and duties; providing for the finances and financial support of the public schools; providing for a system of public instruction, courses of study and the adoption and use of textbooks; providing for the certification, employment and retirement of teachers and other personnel in the public schools; providing for the transportation, health, safety and attendance of pupils and the care, management and control of public school property; regulating private schools; providing for the education of the deaf, dumb and blind; providing penalties for violations hereof; repealing certain acts and parts of acts; and other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 1–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT providing an additional and supplemental appropriation to the distributive school fund for the biennium ending June 30, 1957. Senate Bill No. 41–Senators Seevers, Settelmeyer, Brown, Orr and Johnson.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act regulating the fiscal management of counties, cities, towns, school districts, and other governmental agencies or political subdivisions of the State of Nevada; repealing certain acts and parts of acts, and other matters properly connected herewith,” approved March 28, 1953. Assembly Bill No. 6–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act concerning District Attorneys,” approved March 11, 1865. Assembly Bill No. 12–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend the title of and to amend an act entitled “An Act to create a board of county commissioners in the several counties of this state and to define their duties and powers and qualifications, authorizing the levy of license taxes for revenue purposes, defining certain duties of county auditors as regards their accountability to the boards of county commissioners, and prescribing the duties of such county auditors as regards a monthly detailed report to certain school districts as to the condition of the funds of such districts, prescribing certain duties of the district attorneys, and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 8, 1865. Assembly Bill No. 15–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend the title of and to amend an act entitled “An Act relating to the state university and matters properly connected therewith,” approved February 7, 1887. Assembly Bill No. 5–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to regulate traffic on the highways of this state, to provide punishment for violation thereof, to make exceptions in certain cases, and other matters properly connected therewith,” approved March 21, 1925, and to repeal a certain act. Assembly Bill No. 7–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act relating to the licensing of persons operating motor vehicles upon highways and to make uniform the law relating thereto, providing for a board of examiners therefor, defining the duty of certain officers and other persons in relation thereto, and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 31, 1941, and to repeal a certain act. Assembly Bill No. 14–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend the title of and to amend an act entitled “An Act regulating the registration of electors for general, special, and primary elections,” approved March 27, 1917. Assembly Bill No. 11–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act regulating the nomination of candidates for public office in the State of Nevada,” approved March 23, 1917. Assembly Bill No. 13–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to define judicial officers and offices and school officers and offices, and to declare them nonpartisan, and to provide that the names of candidates for such offices shall appear alike upon all ballots at primaries and general elections,” approved March 22, 1917. Assembly Bill No. 9–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act relating to elections,” approved March 24, 1917. Assembly Bill No. 10–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to provide a method for voting at any general, special or primary elections by qualified voters who by reason of the nature of their vocation or business or other causes are unavoidably absent from the polls in the county of their residence on the day of election, providing penalties for the violation thereof, and other matters properly connected therewith,” approved March 11, 1921. Assembly Bill No. 21–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to authorize provision for or extension of county library service through contracts with existing county libraries,” approved March 22, 1945. Assembly Bill No. 17–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act authorizing the transfer of public libraries in certain counties of this state,” approved March 26, 1929. Assembly Bill No. 20–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to provide for free public libraries in counties, and other matters relating thereto,” approved March 21, 1925. Assembly Bill No. 16–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT providing a method for the establishment of free public libraries in cities and unincorporated towns; providing a procedure for the formation of county library districts and the establishment of free public libraries therein; providing for the levy of taxes for the support and maintenance of free public libraries; providing for the appointment of library trustees and their powers and duties; creating certain county library districts; repealing certain acts; and other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 18–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend the title of and to amend an act entitled “An Act authorizing the governing authorities of counties, incorporated cities, school districts, and unincorporated towns and cities of the State of Nevada to fund or refund existing indebtedness by the issuance and sale of funding or refunding bonds; providing for the levying and collection of taxes for the payment thereof, and other matters relating thereto,” approved March 26, 1937. Assembly Bill No. 2–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend the title of and to amend an act entitled “An Act relating to bonds issued by counties, cities, towns, school districts, and other municipal corporations, and repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict therewith,” approved March 23, 1927. Assembly Bill No. 3–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to amend the title of and to amend an act entitled “An Act relating to bond elections, providing for the manner of holding the same, defining the duties of certain persons in relation thereto, and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 16, 1937, and to repeal a certain act. Assembly Bill No. 4–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT to repeal an act entitled “An Act providing that bonds authorized to be issued by the board of trustees of any school districts within the State of Nevada having a population of five thousand people or more for the purpose of erecting and furnishing school buildings may mature in such annual amounts over a period of not exceeding twenty years from the date of issue as may be determined by the board of trustees of the school district, and giving priority to the taxes to be levied for the payment of such bonds,” approved March 27, 1947. Assembly Bill No. 8–Committee on Education.  Approved March 2, 1956

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AN ACT authorizing and empowering the board of trustees of the Washoe County School District of the State of Nevada to issue and sell negotiable coupon bonds of Washoe County School District for specific purposes until January 1, 1957, without the consent of the electors; limiting the amounts of bonds which may be issued and sold; providing a procedure for the issuance and sale of such bonds; providing when this act shall expire; and other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 44–Washoe County Delegation.  Approved March 2, 1956

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