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Statutes of the State of Nevada - Seventeenth Special Session, 2001

CONTENTS

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AN ACT relating to the protection of children; transferring certain duties of the division of child and family services of the department of human resources to an agency of the county in certain large counties; establishing a legislative committee on children, youth and families; making appropriations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 1—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to public employees; authorizing a leave of absence for certain public officers and employees to assist the division of emergency management of the department of motor vehicles and public safety or a local organization for emergency management during a disaster or emergency; authorizing payment for the unused sick leave of state employees that is accrued but not carried forward in certain circumstances; increasing the maximum authorized amount of money from the reserve for statutory contingency account that the state board of examiners may authorize for payment of the salary of a replacement officer or employee following the purchase of certain leave of a former officer or employee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 2—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to real property; requiring an affidavit in support of an action concerning constructional defects against a design professional; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 3—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to the judiciary; establishing a judicial retirement system for certain justices of the supreme court and district court judges; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 4—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to public highways; directing the Department of Transportation, Clark County and the City of Las Vegas to conduct certain assessments concerning the need for the abatement of traffic noise; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 6—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to natural resources; directing the submission to a vote of the people of a proposal to issue state general obligation bonds to protect, preserve and obtain the benefits of the property and natural resources of this state; providing for the use of the proceeds if the issue is approved; creating the fund to protect natural resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 9—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the formula for the distribution of certain revenues among local governments; providing for an adjustment to the base allocation of certain local governments; extending the date for expiration of the legislative committee to study distribution among local governments of revenue from state and local taxes; requiring the advisory committee to the committee to conduct a study; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 10—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to Nevada Revised Statutes; making technical corrections to inappropriate or inaccurate provisions; clarifying ambiguous provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 11—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to liquor; authorizing a transfer of liquor between certain affiliated retailers; providing for the enforcement of certain provisions of chapter 369 of NRS; providing a civil penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 12—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative fund for the costs of the 17th Special Session; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 1—Senators Raggio and Titus.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to elections; requiring the secretary of state and each city clerk to design the form to be used by a candidate for reporting in kind campaign contributions and expenses; removing the requirement that campaign expenses under a certain amount be separately listed on forms for reporting; revising provisions governing the listing of certain categories of campaign expenses and expenditures; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 8—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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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.  Senate Bill No. 2—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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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 schools; providing for the reimbursement of certain costs of teachers who acquire certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards if money is made available; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 3—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to the department of prisons; allowing the director to establish a system for offender management in each institution and facility of the department; allowing the director to continue to develop and implement a program of facility training for correctional staff in each institution and facility of the department; changing the name of the department; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 4—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to insurance for motor vehicles; specifying that any information except the name of the owner of a motor vehicle may be used as the primary means to verify that a motor vehicle is insured; providing that an operator’s policy of liability insurance may only be issued to certain persons; allowing the release of information related to insurance policies under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 5—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to mental health; providing for the establishment by a district court of a program for the treatment of mentally ill offenders; authorizing justices’ courts and municipal courts to transfer original jurisdiction of certain cases to the district court for the purpose of assigning offenders to the program of treatment; enacting various provisions pertaining to the program of treatment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 6—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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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.  Senate Bill No. 7—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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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.  Senate Bill No. 8—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the Interim Finance Committee to provide assistance to certain educational programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 9—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to education; expressing the sense of the Nevada Legislature regarding available methods to improve the reading proficiency of Nevada’s school children at an early grade level; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 10—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to the training of drivers; requiring the state board of education to adopt regulations governing automobile driver education in public schools; prohibiting certain younger drivers from transporting certain persons as passengers for a certain period after obtaining a driver’s license; requiring certain younger drivers to hold an instruction permit for a certain period before applying for a driver’s license; extending the period for which a person is authorized to hold an instruction permit; authorizing licensed schools for training drivers to use certain interactive technologies in lieu of actual classroom instruction; requiring an instructor of a school for training drivers to complete certain training before his license as an instructor may be renewed by the department of motor vehicles and public safety; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 12—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Education for the development of a new criterion-referenced test for pupils in grade 8; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 13—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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AN ACT relating to elections; revising the districts from which members of the state legislature are elected; changing the number of members of the state board of education; revising the districts from which members of the state board of education are elected; changing the number of members of the board of regents; revising the districts from which members of the board of regents are elected; revising the districts from which Representatives in Congress are elected; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 14—Joint Rules Committee.  Approved June 15, 2001

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