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Statutes of the State of Nevada - Fifty-First Session, 1961

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AN ACT creating the 1961 legislative fund and making an appropriation therefor. Senate Bill No. 1–Senator Settelmeyer.  Approved January 17, 1961

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AN ACT authorizing Lyon County, Nevada, to erect and furnish an addition to the county hospital at Yerington; concerning the issuance of bonds for such purpose in not to exceed the aggregate principal amount of $100,000 and the levy of taxes in connection therewith; prescribing other details concerning such bonds and such taxes; and concerning other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 9–Senator Whitacre.  Approved January 19, 1961

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AN ACT allowing the board of county commissioners of Mineral County to waive appraisal of certain lands to be purchased from the Federal Government. Senate Bill No. 43–Senator Parks.  Approved February 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to authorize the board of county commissioners of the county of Mineral, State of Nevada, to purchase, acquire and construct an electrical power and telephone line, extending from the Lundy generating plant of the Nevada-California power company situated in the county of Mono, State of California, to the town of Hawthorne, Nevada, and thence via Luning and Mina to the town of Simon in the county of Mineral, State of Nevada, and branches thereof; providing for the maintenance and operation of said line as a public utility; the issuance and sale of bonds therefor; the levy and collection of taxes for the payment of such bonds, and other matters relating thereto,” approved March 4, 1921, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 7–Mineral County Delegation.  Approved February 3, 1961

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AN ACT directing the county recorder of Esmeralda County, Nevada, to deliver the original maps of the unincorporated town of Mina, in the county of Mineral, State of Nevada, to the county recorder of Mineral County, Nevada. Assembly Bill No. 6–Mineral County Delegation.  Approved February 9, 1961

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AN ACT providing an additional and supplemental appropriation for district judges’ salaries and pensions for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961. Assembly Bill No. 63–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved February 10, 1961

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AN ACT providing an appropriation for the relief of the estate of William D. Hatton, deceased. Assembly Bill No. 62–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved February 10, 1961

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AN ACT providing an appropriation for the relief of Elizabeth T. Bitrick. Assembly Bill No. 61–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved February 10, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 527 of NRS, relating to protection of trees, by adding new sections prohibiting the harvesting of pine nuts by machine; declaring public policy; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 44–Senators Parks and Echeverria.  Approved February 10, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 218.670, relating to meetings of the legislative commission, by increasing from three to five the number of members necessary for a quorum. Assembly Bill No. 50–Messrs. Pozzi, Bailey, Bastian and Christensen.  Approved February 10, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 612.227, relating to lease-purchase agreements of the employment security department, by deleting a provision relating to payment of rentals by such department under such agreements from federal grants. Senate Bill No. 38–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved February 15, 1961

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to authorize the board of county commissioners of the county of Mineral, State of Nevada, to purchase, acquire and construct an electrical power and telephone line extending from the Lundy generating plant of the Nevada-California power company, situated in the county of Mono, State of California, to the town of Hawthorne, Nevada, and thence via Luning and Mina to the town of Simon, in the county of Mineral, State of Nevada, and branches thereof; providing for the maintenance and operation of said line as a public utility; the issuance and sale of bonds therefor; the levy and collection of taxes for the payment of such bonds, and other matters relating thereto,” approved March 4, 1921, as amended. Senate Bill No. 53–Senator Parks.  Approved February 17, 1961

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AN ACT to repeal NRS section 240.080, relating to records required to be kept by notaries public. Senate Bill No. 15–Senator Monroe.  Approved February 17, 1961

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AN ACT to repeal an act entitled “An Act creating the Nevada Olympic Games commission; providing for the organization of such commission and its powers and duties; creating an Olympic Games fund; providing appropriations; and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 1, 1957; providing for the reversion of funds to the general fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 34–Senators Settelmeyer and Echeverria.  Approved February 17, 1961

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AN ACT appropriating $1,500,000 from the general fund in the state treasury for the support of the state planning board for the purpose of completing an engineering building at the University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, the partial construction, equipping and minimum furnishing of such building being heretofore authorized by law; to amend the title of and to amend an act entitled “An Act authorizing and directing the state planning board to cause to be constructed, equipped and furnished in a minimum manner an engineering building at the University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, at a cost not exceeding the sum of $2,688,272; appropriating the sum of $1,188,272 from the general fund in the state treasury for the purpose of construction, equipment and minimum furnishing in part of such building; providing that the balance necessary to complete such building shall be provided from the proceeds of the sale of general obligation negotiable coupon bonds of the State of Nevada issued and sold pursuant to law; prescribing the powers, duties and responsibilities of the state planning board, the board of regents of the University of Nevada and the attorney general in connection therewith; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 14, 1960; to repeal an act entitled “An Act creating the 1961 state general obligation bond commission and authorizing such commission to issue and sell the general obligation negotiable coupon bonds of the State of Nevada in not to exceed the aggregate principal amount of $1,500,000, for the purpose of completing the construction, equipment and minimum furnishing of a certain engineering building at the University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada; prescribing other details and conditions concerning such bonds; authorizing the use and investment of the proceeds of the sale or sales of such bonds; prescribing powers, duties and responsibilities of the 1961 state general obligation bond commission, the state planning board, the state board of finance, the state treasurer and other state officers; creating the 1961 state general obligation bond commission fund in the state treasury and making an appropriation therefor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 14, 1960; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 37–Committee on Finance.  Approved February 17, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 564.040, relating to applications for recording of brands and marks, by deleting the requirement that such applications be endorsed by two owners of legally recorded brands; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 55–Committee on Agriculture and Irrigation.  Approved February 17, 1961

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to enable the attorney general to complete an investigation and inquiry into possible violations of law and unethical conduct and practices regarding placement and adoption of children and to enable the attorney general to publish and disseminate a report thereon; imposing certain duties on the legislative counsel and the legislative commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 40–Senators Brown, Gallagher, Lamb and Whitacre (By request of the Legislative Commission).  Approved February 17, 1961

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the state department of purchasing for payment of supplies and equipment heretofore furnished by the surplus property division to the Nevada school of industry. Senate Bill No. 61–Committee on Finance.  Approved February 17, 1961

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the city of Las Vegas for street paving on Stewart Avenue in the city of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, adjacent to the National Guard armory. Senate Bill No. 62–Committee on Finance.  Approved February 17, 1961

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AN ACT to repeal NRS section 201.260, relating to the crime of Sabbath breaking. Assembly Bill No. 46–Mr. Young.  Approved February 17, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 281.171, relating to the travel revolving fund, by changing an internal reference to refer to chapter 356 of NRS rather than chapter 355. Assembly Bill No. 89–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved February 17, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 248.280 and 248.290, relating to the fees of sheriffs of Ormsby and certain other counties, by clarifying the provisions concerning commissions chargeable for selling property under execution. Assembly Bill No. 90–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved February 17, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 107.080, relating to a trustee’s power of sale under a deed of trust, by clarifying the provision concerning the time when such power may be exercised. Assembly Bill No. 91–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved February 17, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 361.267, relating to reports of storagemen to county assessors of property held in storage, by providing that failure to submit such report or refusal to permit inspection of such property is a misdemeanor. Assembly Bill No. 98–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved February 17, 1961

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AN ACT authorizing and directing the state board of military auditors to expend the sum of $7,315.36 in the adjutant general’s special fund for furnishing and equipment of national guard armories in the State of Nevada; providing for the termination of the fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 72–Mr. Howard.  Approved February 23, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 502 of NRS, relating to licenses, tags and permits issued by the state board of fish and game commissioners, by adding a new section requiring the commission to issue licenses to blind persons under certain conditions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 34–Messrs. Buckingham and Howard.  Approved February 23, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 381.120, relating to the employment of a director, curators, assistants and employees of the Nevada state museum, by fixing a limit on the annual salary of the director; to repeal NRS section 381.130, which fixes the salary of the director of the Nevada state museum at $7,260. Assembly Bill No. 10–Messrs. Pozzi and Waters.  Approved February 23, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 286.250, relating to the public employees’ retirement board revolving fund, by increasing the amount of such fund from $125,000 to $175,000; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 63–Committee on Finance.  Approved February 23, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 433.200, 433.250 and 433.270, relating to the procedure and requirements for the commitment of the mentally ill, inebriates, dipsomaniacs and drug addicts, by authorizing the district judge to assign counsel, order independent examinations and enter orders necessary to protect the rights of the alleged mentally ill person; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 17–Senators Echeverria and Lemaire.  Approved February 23, 1961

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AN ACT to repeal NRS section 396.800, which provides that the University of Nevada Alumni Association is a state agency; to provide for return of moneys of such association in the state treasury; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 127–Mr. Bailey.  Approved February 23, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 245.040, relating to office hours of certain county officers, by authorizing county clerks, with consent of the district judge, to close their offices for all purposes except election business and the issuance of marriage licenses on primary or general election days; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 73–Senator Monroe.  Approved February 27, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 412 of NRS, relating to the militia of the State of Nevada, by authorizing the state board of military auditors to reconvey to any municipal corporation or other political subdivision any lands conveyed by such subdivision to the State of Nevada for the use of the Nevada National Guard when the board determines such lands are no longer necessary for the use of the Nevada National Guard. Senate Bill No. 49–Senators Monroe and Parks.  Approved February 27, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 159.120, 160.040 and chapter 417 of NRS, relating to appointment of guardians of incompetents, limitation of the number of wards a guardian may have under the Uniform Veterans’ Guardianship Act, and the veterans’ service commissioner, by allowing the veterans’ service commissioner to act as guardian for more than five wards; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 20–Senator Echeverria.  Approved February 27, 1961

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AN ACT appropriating moneys from the state highway fund to the department of motor vehicles for the acquisition of office space in Clark County, Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 46–Committee on Finance.  Approved February 27, 1961

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to incorporate the town of Las Vegas, in Clark County, and defining the boundaries thereof, and to authorize the establishing of a city government therefor, and other matters relating thereto,” approved March 16, 1911, as amended. Senate Bill No. 128–Senator Brown.  Approved February 27, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 392.010 and 392.350, relating to public school pupils who attend schools outside Nevada, by providing that boards of trustees of school districts may pay the costs of tuition and transportation or tuition and subsistence of such pupils not to exceed the per pupil costs for tuition and transportation or tuition and subsistence to the nearest public school in Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 67–Committee on Education.  Approved February 27, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 387 of NRS, relating to financial support of the school system, by adding a new section requiring county auditors to return rejected orders for payment of school district moneys to the board of trustees of the school district with reasons for rejection endorsed on the order; to amend NRS section 387.310, relating to preparation and issuance of orders for payment of moneys belonging to school districts, by empowering a majority of the board of trustees of a school district to sign the cumulative vouchers upon which such orders are listed; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 69–Committee on Education.  Approved February 27, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 386 of NRS, relating to local administrative organization of schools, by adding a new section authorizing boards of trustees to accept moneys or property for financial assistance or construction from the Federal Government; to amend NRS sections 387.175 and 387.235, relating to the composition of school district funds, by providing that such funds shall include moneys received from the Federal Government for construction of public schools; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 70–Committee on Education.  Approved February 27, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 385 of NRS, relating to state education administration, by adding a new section allowing the state board of education to accept gifts of money for education; creating a fund; imposing limitations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 130–Committee on Education.  Approved February 27, 1961

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AN ACT appropriating moneys for a water study of Las Vegas Valley; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 109–Messrs. Tyson and Gibson.  Approved February 28, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 202.270, relating to the crime of destroying a building with explosives, by limiting the applicability of the section to persons who know or have reason to believe that another person is in the building; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 174–Mr. Swanson.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 286.540 and 286.550, relating to allowances paid under the Public Employees’ Retirement Act, by providing that the minimum monthly disability or service retirement allowance shall be the same for all retired members of the system; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 45–Senators Duffy, Slattery and Lemaire.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 266.355, 269.170 and 686.020, relating to business licenses and to fees and charges of the commissioner of insurance, by prohibiting licensing of insurance agents by cities, towns and counties except for revenue purposes in cities, towns and counties in which the principal places of business of such agents are located; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 36–Messrs. Schouweiler and Briare.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 226.080 and 227.090, relating to the facsimile signatures of the state treasurer and state controller, by allowing such officers to combine facsimile signatures; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 60–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to repeal NRS section 207.020, relating to sterilization of sex offenders and habitual criminals. Assembly Bill No. 122–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 200.380 relating to robbery, by eliminating the provision allowing the death penalty for train robbery. Assembly Bill No. 173–Mr. Swanson.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 286.500, relating to the effect of absence in the Armed Forces of the United States upon credits toward public employees’ retirement, by increasing the length of time within which a veteran may return to public employment without losing credit for prior service. Senate Bill No. 57–Senator Dial.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 2.340, relating to publication of advance sheets of supreme court decisions, by allowing the clerk of the supreme court to determine the number of copies of advance sheets to be printed for distribution to licensed attorneys, district judges and newspapers. Senate Bill No. 79–Senator Parks.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 244 of NRS, relating to county government, by adding a new section allowing boards of county commissioners to authorize the expenditure of county moneys for the construction, reconstruction or repair of recreational facilities owned by cities within the county; providing a procedure for such authorization; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 14–Mr. McKissick.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS 616.079, relating to industrial insurance of members of state departments, boards, commissions, agencies and bureaus who serve without compensation, by deleting temporary language; by adding provisions covering members of the state board of education and the board of regents of the University of Nevada under provisions of the Nevada Industrial Insurance Act; making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the Nevada industrial commission for the payment of premiums due the Nevada industrial commission for the period from January 1, 1960, to June 30, 1961, pursuant to the provisions of NRS 616.079; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 134–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 175 of NRS, relating to criminal procedure, by adding a new section permitting judges to exclude witnesses upon request of either party. Assembly Bill No. 11–Messrs. Swanson and McKissick.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 14 of NRS, relating to the commencement of actions, by adding new sections providing for service of process on nonresident manufacturers and producers of products distributed, sold or used in this state; providing the procedure for such service; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 81–Mr. McKissick.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 205.130, relating to the issuance of checks without sufficient funds or with intent to defraud, by changing the contents of the notice required to be posted in places of business to conform to the other requirements of such section. Assembly Bill No. 92–Committee on Judiciary (by request of the Statute Revision Commission).  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 108.200, relating to actions to enforce mechanics’ liens, by changing the notice requirements and the procedure for presenting other claims in such actions; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 93–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act incorporating the City of Caliente, in Lincoln County, Nevada, and defining the boundaries thereof; authorizing the establishment of a city government therefor if a majority of the electors thereof approve this act; establishing the procedure for such approval or rejection; and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 28, 1957, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 126–Messrs. Bastian and Bleak.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 116.070 and 393.140, relating to the procedure for the sale and lease of unsuitable, dedicated public school lands and the acquisition of public school sites, by authorizing the board of trustees of a school district to acquire real property for school purposes by means of exchange; to amend chapter 393 of NRS, relating to public school property, by adding new sections which provide the procedure for exchanges of real property by school districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 78–Mr. Glaser.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 149.080, relating to the leasing of real property of an estate, by including leases for the production of natural steam among the types of leases which an executor or administrator may make for a period longer than 10 years. Assembly Bill No. 168–Mr. Swanson.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 199.160, relating to the crime of causing the execution of an innocent person by perjury, by adding life imprisonment as an alternative punishment for such crime; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 172–Mr. Swanson.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act fixing the compensation of the county officers of Eureka county, Nevada, and 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 February 25, 1953, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 260–Mr. Delaney.  Approved March 3, 1961

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AN ACT authorizing the Nevada tax commission to accept budgets of counties, cities and school districts amended only to the extent made necessary by the enactment of statutes at the 51st session of the Nevada legislature levying an ad valorem tax for state purposes for the fiscal years 1961-1962 and 1962-1963 in an amount less than the state tax levy for the fiscal year 1960-1961 or increasing the mandatory tax levy for school districts in the state beginning in 1961; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 105–Committee on Education.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 130.200, relating to proceedings when jurisdiction is not acquired under the Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act, by requiring the transfer of the case to the appropriate district court; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 246–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 616 of NRS, relating to industrial insurance, by adding a new section providing for coverage of trustees of school districts under the Nevada Industrial Insurance Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 235–Committee on Education.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 487.010, relating to reports of stored or parked vehicles, by requiring notice to be given of vehicles which may be stolen, abandoned or secreted; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 69–Committee on Aviation, Transportation and Highways.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 481.067, relating to the divisions of the department of motor vehicles, by establishing an automation division in such department. Senate Bill No. 76–Committee on Aviation, Transportation and Highways.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 268.010, relating to amendment of city charters, by deleting the provisions relating to amendment of charters without election upon petition of 60 percent of the registered voters; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 87–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act concerning Lincoln County officers, providing for the appointment of their deputies, defining the duties of said officers and deputies, and fixing their compensation; and repealing all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act,” approved March 13, 1953, as amended. Senate Bill No. 113–Senator Lamb.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 107 of NRS, relating to deeds of trust, by adding a new section allowing persons with an interest to file requests for notice of default or sale under a deed of trust upon real property; requiring the trustee to mail copies of such notices; providing that such requests shall not affect the title to real property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 47–Messrs. Briare, Pozzi and Giomi.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT appropriating $10,000 from the general fund in the state treasury to the travel revolving fund created by NRS 281.171. Assembly Bill No. 128–Mr. Pozzi.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 645 of NRS, relating to real estate brokers and salesmen, by adding a new section authorizing the Nevada real estate commission to investigate the circumstances of transactions relating to unimproved land outside the corporate limits of any city if there is reason to believe that fraud, deceit or false advertising is involved; requiring district attorneys to bring actions to enjoin such transactions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 232–Mr. Swanson.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 483 of NRS, relating to operators’ and chauffeurs’ licenses, by adding new sections requiring a license to operate a driver training school or act as an instructor in such a school; establishing requirements for such licenses; providing for cancellation, suspension, revocation and renewal of such licenses; providing exceptions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 204–Committee on Roads and Transportation.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 483 of NRS, relating to operators’ and chauffeurs’ licenses, by adding a new section making an applicant’s record in another state part of his Nevada record; providing for the exchange of such records; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 205–Committee on Roads and Transportation.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 483.450, relating to the forwarding of revoked drivers’ licenses and records of convictions to the department of motor vehicles, by requiring a record of conviction to be made upon a form furnished by such department; prescribing the information to be included in such form; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 208–Committee on Roads and Transportation.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 482.345, relating to dealers’ and manufacturers’ bonds and places of business, by providing that motorcycle or boat trailer manufacturers or dealers shall file bonds in the amount of $1,000 regardless of the population of the counties in which their places of business are located; by reducing the amount of the bond required by dealers and manufacturers in counties having 50,000 or more population; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 71–Committee on Aviation, Transportation and Highways.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT appropriating $20,000 for purchase of the Doten Collection of historical materials concerning Nevada. Senate Bill No. 89–Committee on Education and State University.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT appropriating $7,500 to defray expenses of the third national conference of state legislative leaders. Senate Bill No. 101–Senator Gallagher.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act relating to Churchill County, Nevada; authorizing and providing for financial improvements, extensions and betterments to the county’s telephone and telegraph system, including but not limited to aircraft radar equipment and other military electronic equipment, by the issuance of bonds, and for refinancing, refunding and redeeming outstanding bonds; determining the conditions under which such bonds may be issued; providing for the payment thereof and interest thereon by the levy and collection of general taxes or by rates and charges in connection with the system, or by both; authorizing the acquisition of such improvements, extensions and betterments; specifying powers, duties, rights, privileges, liabilities and limitations in connection with such securities and the system; and prescribing other details in connection therewith,” approved March 30, 1959. Senate Bill No. 131–Senator Dodge.  Approved March 8, 1961

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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, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 336–Mr. Swackhamer.  Approved March 8, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 483.410, relating to the amount and payment of fees for operators’ and chauffeurs’ licenses, by providing for charges for reinstatements, duplications and changes of such licenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 105–Committee on Aviation, Transportation and Highways.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 484.550, relating to the allowable gross weight with load of motor vehicles used on public highways, by increasing the allowable weights for some vehicles; and by providing that the new schedule of weights shall not apply where its application would prevent the state from receiving federal highway funds. Senate Bill No. 102–Committee on Aviation, Transportation and Highways.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 171.155, which defines peace officer, by adding to the definition special investigators employed by the office of any district attorney. Assembly Bill No. 221–Clark County Delegation.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 422.340, 423.210, 425.220, 426.440 and 428.070, relating to reimbursement by responsible persons for contributions for public assistance, children in the Nevada state children’s home, dependent children, blind persons and county hospitalization, by providing that the attorney general shall cause legal action to be taken against persons who fail to make the required reimbursements for such contributions; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 251–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS 201.230, relating to the offense of lewdness with a child under 14 years of age, by requiring certification by a qualified board that a person convicted of such offense is not a menace to the safety, health or morals of others as a condition to parole, and certification to such effect by a psychiatrist as a condition to probation; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 96–Messrs. Posin, Bissett, McKissick and Parraguirre.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS 662.130, relating to Saturday closing of banks and trust companies, by eliminating the requirement that banks and trust companies remain open on a Saturday when the preceding Friday or the following Monday is a legal holiday; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 12–Senator Gallagher.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 78.135 and 78.185, relating to the authority of directors and representatives of private corporations and the acquisition of new names by defaulting corporations upon reinstatement, by changing the term “corporation of its officers” to “corporation or its officers” and by substituting the secretary of state for the governor as the officer to whom proposed new names are submitted. Senate Bill No. 27–Senator Dial.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 78.160, relating to filing of lists of directors and officers and designations of resident agents by new corporations, by requiring such corporations to file certificates of acceptance signed by their resident agents. Senate Bill No. 92–Senator Dial.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 706 of NRS, relating to motor vehicle carriers, by adding a new section allowing vehicle operators to obtain one-trip registrations in lieu of other licenses; by establishing fees; by providing restrictions and exceptions; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 98–Committee on Aviation, Transportation and Highways.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 706.790, 706.810 to 706.830, inclusive, and 706.860, relating to certain motor vehicle carrier fees, registrations, applications, licenses, penalties, liens and audits, by deleting a fee exemption; by providing a new method of computing fees; by deleting requirements that the department of motor vehicles issue certain licenses; by clarifying the manner of payment of certain fees; by deleting lien provisions; by requiring payment of additional fees; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 103–Committee on Aviation, Transportation and Highways.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 218.050, relating to the apportionment of legislators, by reapportioning assemblymen among the several counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 111–Committee on State, County and City Affairs.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 517.040 and 517.050, relating to location work to be performed within 90 days of posting a mining claim location notice and to recording of such claim, by changing the requirements for such work on single claims; by changing the contents required in location certificates; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 42–Senator Parks.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 704.230, relating to installation and use of watermeters in cities and towns, by allowing such installation and use in cities and towns located in counties having a population of 120,000 or more; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 45–Clark County Delegation.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 286.360, relating to conditions under which excluded employers may be admitted to the public employees’ retirement system, by adding a new provision authorizing a council-manager type of city to enter into an agreement with the public employees’ retirement board concerning accreditation of community service prior to incorporation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 132–Mr. Godbey.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 425.200, 426.120, 427.090 and 432.070, relating to welfare recipients’ lists, mailing of warrants and the powers and duties of the state welfare department, by providing that such department shall employ the facilities of the state central mailing system in mailing welfare warrants; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 152–Committee on Social Welfare.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT providing additional and supplemental appropriations from the general fund in the state treasury for the support of the state welfare department, the California-Nevada compact commission, the division of forestry of the state department of conservation and natural resources, the state park commission, the state planning board and the Nevada school of industry for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961; authorizing and directing the state controller to transfer funds from the department of motor vehicles highway patrol division fund to the department of motor vehicles automation fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 196–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act appropriating $2,063,877 from the general fund and $44,700 from the fish and game fund for various state capital improvements, physical plant design, construction, rehabilitation, remodeling, repairs, additions, equipment and furnishings, land acquisitions, surveys, preparation of plans, specifications and contract documents, and other things; stating the powers, duties and responsibilities of the state planning board and other officers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 17, 1960. Assembly Bill No. 249–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 527.110, relating to confiscation and sale of trees cut unlawfully and disposition of the proceeds, by requiring that proceeds of sale of confiscated trees which originated on federal land be paid over to the federal agency administering such land. Assembly Bill No. 255–Mr. Pozzi.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 527.100, relating to unlawful cutting, destruction and transportation of Christmas trees, by providing that the state forester firewarden shall adopt regulations governing Christmas tree cutting practices; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 257–Mr. Pozzi.  Approved March 13, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 426.300, relating to the authority of the state welfare department concerning treatment to prevent blindness or restore sight, by authorizing the department to pay for such treatment for blind residents who meet the requirements as to economic need for aid to the blind; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 151–Committee on Social Welfare.  Approved March 20, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 629.070, relating to examinations conducted by the state board of examiners in the basic sciences, by providing that the board may conduct examinations only on the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in March, June, September and December of each year. Assembly Bill No. 12–Mr. Kean.  Approved March 20, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 684.030, relating to exemptions from NRS chapter 684 regulating insurance agents and brokers, by exempting office employees of agents and brokers for any function they perform without receiving a commission. Assembly Bill No. 275–Committee on Insurance.  Approved March 20, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 686.030, relating to statements and reports required of foreign or alien insurance companies for the purpose of computing privilege taxes, by providing that all insurance companies doing business in Nevada shall file reports for the purpose of computing premium taxes; by deleting references to foreign and alien companies and to privilege taxes; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 267–Committee on Insurance.  Approved March 20, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 584 of NRS, relating to dairy products and substitutes, by adding new sections defining terms, providing for regulations by the state board of health governing the production and distribution of frozen desserts, establishing a basis for such regulations, providing penalties, and providing other matters properly relating thereto; to amend NRS section 584.255, relating to inspections by the commissioner of food and drugs, by deleting a provision relating to accuracy tests for creamery equipment; and to repeal NRS sections 584.010 to 584.105, inclusive, and 584.290 to 584.300, inclusive, relating to the classification, manufacture, storage and sale of ice cream, to butterfat content in cream, and to milk and cream receptacles. Assembly Bill No. 241–Committee on Public Health and Public Morals.  Approved March 20, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 503.310, relating to live bait, by authorizing state board of fish and game commissioners to charge a reasonable fee for permits issued for live bait fish. Assembly Bill No. 183–Committee on Fish and Game.  Approved March 20, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 503.320, 504.160, 504.230, 504.240, 504.400 and 505.070, relating to permits and licenses issued by the state board of fish and game commissioners, by providing that such permits and licenses shall be valid for 1 year from July 1 through June 30; by extending the period of validity of existing licenses through June 30, 1961; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 178–Committee on Fish and Game.  Approved March 20, 1961

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104

AN ACT to amend NRS section 503.270, relating to open seasons and hours for fishing, by allowing the state board of fish and game commissioners to regulate all fishing for game fish between 2 hours after sunset and 1 hour before sunrise; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 175–Committee on Fish and Game.  Approved March 20, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS sections 452.050, 452.180 and 452.250, relating to endowment care cemetery funds and mausoleum maintenance funds, by transferring the functions of the commissioner of insurance and the state board of health concerning such funds to the state board of finance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 274–Committee on Insurance.  Approved March 20, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 690 of NRS, relating to life insurance, by adding new sections regulating the issuance of life insurance contracts providing for payments on a variable basis; creating restrictions; providing powers and duties of the commissioner of insurance; providing for investment of certain premiums; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 293–Committee on Insurance.  Approved March 20, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 388 of NRS, relating to the system of public instruction, by adding new sections authorizing boards of trustees of school districts to employ teachers for the instruction of children detained in detention homes and juvenile forestry camps; providing for the curricula, textbooks, equipment and supplies for such instruction; providing for apportionments from the state distributive school fund to support such instruction; imposing certain duties on the superintendent of public instruction, teachers, boards of trustees of school districts and county auditors; authorizing boards of county commissioners to finance such instruction if the legislature fails to provide necessary funds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 347–Miss Frazier and Messrs. Bailey and Schouweiler.  Approved March 20, 1961

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to incorporate the city of Sparks, in Washoe County, and defining the boundaries thereof, and to authorize the establishing of a city government therefor, and other matters relating thereto, and repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith,” approved March 28, 1949, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 166–Select Committee of the Washoe County Delegation District No. 2.  Approved March 20, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 218.230, relating to the compensation of officers and employees of the legislature, by increasing the amount of daily compensation payable to such officers and employees; by providing for specified officers and employees to be eligible for increases on a merit basis; by providing for the amount and limit of merit increases; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 151–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved March 21, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 497.080, relating to the adoption, amendment or change of airport zoning regulations, by clarifying the procedure to be followed by political subdivisions. Senate Bill No. 66–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 22, 1961

127

111

AN ACT to amend chapters 482 and 485 of NRS, relating to vehicle licensing, registration and safety responsibility, by adding new sections defining certain terms; to amend NRS sections 482.010, 482.033, 482.050, 482.145, 482.160, 482.165, 482.260, 482.265, 482.270, 482.315, 482.352, 482.353, 482.385, 482.395, 482.455, 482.485, 484.0048, 484.0080, 484.095, 484.123, 484.125, 484.143, 484.196, 484.234, 484.245, 484.255, 484.276, 484.600, 485.020, 485.130 to 485.160, inclusive, 485.180 to 485.260, inclusive, 485.280 to 485.302, inclusive, 485.305, 485.306, 485.308, 485.309, 485.3092, 485.3094 to 485.3099, inclusive, 485.320, 485.380 and 485.385, relating to licensing and registration of motor vehicles and trailers, traffic laws, and the Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act, by changing the word “commissioner” therein to “director,” “director of the department of motor vehicles” or “division”; by changing “commission” to “department of motor vehicles”; and by clarifying references to “department”; to repeal NRS sections 482.015, 482.140, 484.0017, 484.0020 and 485.030, defining “commissioner,” specifying his duties, and defining “department”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 67–Committee on Aviation, Transportation and Highways.  Approved March 22, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 244 of NRS, relating to county government, by adding new sections authorizing the revision, codification and publication of county ordinances in code form; providing for the preparation, form, reproduction, adoption, amendment and sale of copies of such codes; providing for judicial notice of the contents of such codes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 121–Senator Brown.  Approved March 22, 1961

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113

AN ACT to amend NRS section 407.150, relating to Fort Churchill, by designating Fort Churchill as Fort Churchill Monument and placing it under the jurisdiction of the state park commission as a state park. Senate Bill No. 161–Senator Whitacre (by request).  Approved March 22, 1961

151

114

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act fixing the compensation of the county officers of Lyon County, Nevada; regulating the employment and compensation of deputies and other employees of county officers; repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith; and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved February 7, 1955, as amended. Senate Bill No. 172–Senator Whitacre.  Approved March 22, 1961

152

115

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation for the support of the 1961 session of the Nevada legislature. Senate Bill No. 195–Committee on Finance.  Approved March 22, 1961

155

116

AN ACT to amend NRS section 14.070, relating to service of process on operators of motor vehicles involved in accidents, by extending the operation of the section to cover areas open to the public and commonly used by motor vehicles. Assembly Bill No. 30–Mr. McKissick.  Approved March 22, 1961

155

117

AN ACT to amend NRS section 453.210, relating to penalties for violation of the Uniform Narcotic Drug Act, by increasing the penalty for the unlawful sale of narcotic drugs to imprisonment for 20 to 40 years for sale to a person 21 years of age or more, and to imprisonment for life for sale to a person less than 21 years of age; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 79–Messrs. Posin, Bunker, McKissick, Bissett and Miss Frazier.  Approved March 22, 1961

156

118

AN ACT to amend NRS section 286.030, which defines “continuous service” in public employment, by providing that employees of a participating public employer who have contributed to the public employees’ retirement system for 10 years or more shall be credited with all eligible public service performed prior to their first opportunity to contribute to the system. Assembly Bill No. 94–Messrs. Pozzi and Waters.  Approved March 22, 1961

158

119

AN ACT to amend chapter 458 of NRS, relating to alcoholism, by adding new sections providing that the director of the state alcoholism agency shall supervise all agency administrative and technical activities, appoint staff members and designate a deputy director; to amend NRS sections 458.040, 458.070, 458.160 and 458.190, relating to the state alcoholism agency and the state alcoholism advisory board, by authorizing a salary for the agency director and broadening the scope of agency activities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 135–Messrs. Bastian, Bunker, Bleak and Schouweiler.  Approved March 22, 1961

158

120

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 339.020, 339.060 and 339.090, relating to contractors’ bonds on public works and actions on such bonds by requiring the bond to be in an amount equal to the contract price; by providing a 90-day period for payment of claims before action on the bond; by requiring claimant to serve notice of claim before bringing action on the bond; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 181–Mr. Bissett.  Approved March 22, 1961

160

121

AN ACT concerning special assessments and bonds payable therefrom; ratifying all action taken by any municipality incorporated under either general or special act preliminary to and in the levy of special assessments and preliminary to and in the issuance of special assessment bonds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 201–Clark County Delegation.  Approved March 22, 1961

162

122

AN ACT to amend NRS section 286.440, relating to redeposit in public employees’ retirement fund of withdrawn contributions upon return to service, by allowing contributions exceeding $1,500 to be redeposited within 8 years; by providing conditions under which a successively reemployed member may restore all his service credit; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 214–Messrs. Bissett, Pozzi and Waters.  Approved March 22, 1961

162

123

AN ACT to amend NRS section 286.420, relating to deductions for and contributions to the public employees’ retirement fund, by providing that such payments shall begin for new employees at the start of the next official pay period after 60 consecutive days of employment. Assembly Bill No. 216–Messrs. Bissett, Pozzi and Waters.  Approved March 22, 1961

164

124

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act authorizing and directing the superintendent of the Nevada state hospital to convey to the state land register, without consideration, certain real property owned by the State of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 12, 1960. Assembly Bill No. 254–Mr. Pozzi.  Approved March 22, 1961

164

125

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 528.050 and 528.060, relating to timber-cutting practices and regulations governing logging operations, by exempting certain logging operations from the requirements concerning cutting practices; by allowing the state board of forestry and fire control to require by regulation registration and reports concerning cutting operations; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 256–Mr. Pozzi.  Approved March 22, 1961

165

126

AN ACT to amend NRS section 587.170, relating to labeling of agricultural seeds, by changing from 9 months to 12 months the period within which seeds sold or offered for sale in packages of 8 ounces to 5 pounds in weight shall be tested to determine the percentage of their germination. Assembly Bill No. 332–Messrs. Giomi and Bunker.  Approved March 22, 1961

167

127

AN ACT to amend NRS section 379.060, relating to the extension of county library service, by providing that funds received for the extension of library privileges to school districts and to other counties, cities or towns outside the county may be paid either into the public library fund or into a special county fund for library purposes. Senate Bill No. 58–Senator Monroe.  Approved March 22, 1961

168

128

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 482.490 and 482.500, relating to fees for dealer and manufacturer license plates and duplicate registration certificates and license plates, by deleting the provision for a fee for duplicate containers for registration certificates and increasing the fees for additional manufacturer or dealer license plates, duplicate registration certificates and duplicate number plates; and to repeal NRS section 482.250, relating to issuance of containers with registration certificates. Senate Bill No. 70–Committee on Aviation, Transportation and Highways.  Approved March 22, 1961

169

129

AN ACT to amend NRS section 37.010, relating to public uses for which the right of eminent domain may be exercised, by including petroleum products and natural gas pipelines as public uses. Senate Bill No. 85–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 22, 1961

170

130

AN ACT appropriating money from the general fund in the state treasury to the state board of stock commissioners for the purpose of acquiring equipment and paying for the installation thereof for an animal disease diagnostic laboratory; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 104–Committee on Agriculture and Irrigation.  Approved March 22, 1961

172

131

AN ACT to amend chapter 706 of NRS, relating to motor vehicle carriers, by adding new sections allowing the department of motor vehicles to levy additional assessments upon motor vehicle carriers; providing for notice and hearings; providing penalties and interest; and restricting application of such assessments; to amend NRS section 482.515, relating to delinquent fees and penalties, by restricting the application of such section; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 106–Committee on Aviation, Transportation and Highways.  Approved March 22, 1961

172

132

AN ACT to amend NRS section 396.120, relating to the annual report to the governor by the board of regents of the University of Nevada, by requiring biennial rather than annual reports; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 117–Committee on Education and State University.  Approved March 22, 1961

174

133

AN ACT to amend chapter 78 of NRS, relating to private corporations, by defining “investment company” and “open end investment company”; by allowing open end investment companies to redeem their shares; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 125–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 22, 1961

174

134

AN ACT to amend NRS section 408.240, relating to the state highway revolving fund, by adding a new provision authorizing an increase in the amount of the fund from $250,000 to not to exceed $500,000; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 156–Senator Dial (by request).  Approved March 22, 1961

175

135

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to incorporate the town of Elko, in Elko County, and defining the boundaries thereof, and to authorize the establishing of a city government therefor, and other matters relating thereto,” approved March 14, 1917, as amended. Senate Bill No. 160–Senator Monroe.  Approved March 22, 1961

176

136

AN ACT to amend chapter 407 of NRS, relating to state parks and monuments, by adding new sections declaring legislative intention; defining terms; creating a state park commission and system; providing for the appointment, terms and qualifications of commission members and a director; establishing the powers and duties of such commission and system; and creating a fund; to amend NRS section 408.285, relating to the descriptions of state highways, by providing that state roads connecting highways to state parks shall be maintained by the state; providing for the retention of status by the state park commissioners and employees and for the status of the director of such commission; to repeal NRS sections 407.010 to 407.070, inclusive, relating to the state park commission and commissioners, and their powers and duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 239–Mr. Petrini.  Approved March 22, 1961

177

137

AN ACT to amend NRS section 632.270, relating to the qualifications and fees of applicants to practice as practical nurses, by changing certain qualifications effective June 1962; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 290–Mr. Murphy.  Approved March 22, 1961

182

138

AN ACT to amend chapter 483 of NRS, relating to operators’ and chauffeurs’ licenses, by adding new sections enacting the Driver License Compact; defining terms; making the driving record in another state of an applicant for a license part of his Nevada record; requiring exchange of such records; providing for the furnishing of information to facilitate administration of the compact; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 296–Mr. Bailey.  Approved March 22, 1961

183

139

AN ACT to amend chapter 484 of NRS, relating to traffic laws, by adding a new section providing that motor vehicle loads consisting of beehives may not exceed a width of 100 inches; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 333–Mr. Giomi.  Approved March 22, 1961

187

140

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act incorporating the city of Gabbs, in Nye County, Nevada, and defining the boundaries thereof; authorizing the establishing of a city government therefor; and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 29, 1955, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 386–Nye County Delegation.  Approved March 22, 1961

187

141

AN ACT authorizing the State of Nevada to purchase a parcel of land, a pipeline right-of-way and water rights in the county of Ormsby belonging to the Virginia and Truckee Railway; authorizing the use of moneys in the Virginia and Truckee water rights fund; providing for the form of conveyance of such lands, right-of-way and water rights; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 295–Messrs. Pozzi and Waters.  Approved March 24, 1961

189

142

AN ACT authorizing and directing the conveyance, without consideration, of certain real property located in Elko County from the Nevada school of industry to the department of highways of the State of Nevada. Senate Bill No. 157–Senator Dial (by request).  Approved March 24, 1961

191

143

AN ACT to amend NRS section 318.255, relating to boundaries of general improvement districts, by providing that local and general improvement districts created for the same purpose may not have overlapping boundaries. Senate Bill No. 171–Senator Settelmeyer.  Approved March 24, 1961

192

144

AN ACT to amend NRS section 70.010, relating to the time limit for the issuance of executions and the period for a stay of execution of judgments in justices’ courts, by changing the period within which execution of judgments may issue from 5 to 6 years; precluding from such 6-year period judgments on which the 5-year period has expired prior to the effective date of this act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 176–Senator Echeverria.  Approved March 24, 1961

193

145

AN ACT to amend chapter 501 of NRS, relating to fish and game, by adding a new section assenting to federal aid for fish restoration and management; to amend NRS section 501.230, relating to federal-state cooperative agreements on fish restoration and management, by deleting conflicting and obsolete provisions and by allowing the state board of fish and game commissioners to make regulations enforcing such agreements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 179–Committee on Fish and Game.  Approved March 24, 1961

194

146

AN ACT to amend NRS section 78.195, relating to classes and kinds of stock of private corporations, by providing that the preferences and rights of the various classes of stock which a corporation is authorized to issue may be set forth in a separate statement, available without cost to stockholders, in lieu of being printed on the stock certificates; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 182–Mr. Parraguirre.  Approved March 24, 1961

195

147

AN ACT to amend chapter 207 of NRS, relating to miscellaneous crimes, by adding new sections requiring the registration of sex offenders; providing penalties; by providing a procedure for relief from the duty to register; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 212–Messrs. Briare, McKissick and Petrini.  Approved March 24, 1961

197

148

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 286.550 and 286.590, relating to public employees’ monthly service retirement allowances and options for conversion of allowances, by providing for lump sum payments in the event of death without option election; by providing a termination date for election of a conversion option made obsolete by addition of the lump sum payment provision; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 217–Messrs. Bissett, Pozzi and Waters.  Approved March 24, 1961

199

149

AN ACT to amend NRS section 82.500, relating to the dissolution and reversion of property of Boy Scout councils, by providing that property shall revert to the Boy Scouts of America for the benefit of scouting in the locality of the dissolved council; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 233–Mr. Von Tobel.  Approved March 24, 1961

201

150

AN ACT to amend chapter 245 of NRS, relating to county officers and employees, by adding new sections permitting boards of county commissioners to create revolving funds for advances on travel expenses and subsistences; providing for the administration thereof; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 245–Mr. Knisley.  Approved March 24, 1961

202

151

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to incorporate the town of Elko, in Elko County, and defining the boundaries thereof, and to authorize the establishing of a city government therefor, and other matters relating thereto,” approved March 14, 1917, as amended. Senate Bill No. 179–Senator Monroe.  Approved March 24, 1961

203

152

AN ACT to amend NRS 174.480, relating to trial of issues of fact in criminal cases, by allowing parties to waive trial by jury in felony cases. Assembly Bill No. 247–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 24, 1961

205

153

AN ACT to amend NRS section 218.680, relating to per diem and travel expenses of legislative commission members, by providing that commission members shall receive $25 for each day engaged in the business of the commission. Assembly Bill No. 263–Messrs. Young and Bunker.  Approved March 24, 1961

205

154

AN ACT to amend chapter 341 of NRS, relating to the state planning board, by adding a new section creating the planning board option fund; permitting expenditures from such fund to secure the right to purchase real property necessary to the state; appropriating money to such fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 264–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 24, 1961

206

155

AN ACT to amend chapter 690 of NRS, relating to life insurance, by creating new provisions adopting standard nonforfeiture and valuation provisions for policies issued by life insurance companies; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 266–Committee on Insurance.  Approved March 24, 1961

206

156

AN ACT to amend NRS section 252.070, relating to deputy district attorneys, by allowing district attorneys to appoint necessary personnel; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 291–Messrs. Swanson, Howard and Buckingham.  Approved March 24, 1961

215

157

AN ACT to amend chapter 381 of NRS, relating to state museums, by adding a new section authorizing the superintendent of the state department of buildings and grounds to accept gifts, devises and bequests on behalf of the Lost City museum after approval by the legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 297–Mr. Hafen.  Approved March 24, 1961

215

158

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to incorporate the town of Wells, in Elko County, and defining the boundaries thereof, and to authorize the establishing of a city government therefor, and other matters relating thereto,” approved March 24, 1927, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 322–Elko County Delegation.  Approved March 24, 1961

216

159

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 174.320, 174.360 and 200.030, relating to kinds of pleas in criminal prosecutions and to degrees of murder, by allowing defendants to plead guilty to degrees of crimes; by providing that a three-judge district court shall determine the degree and fix the sentence upon confession or when the guilty plea does not specify the degree; by providing that the district judge before whom such plea is made shall fix the sentence when the guilty plea specifies a degree lower than murder of the first degree; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 326–Mr. Swanson.  Approved March 24, 1961

234

160

AN ACT to amend NRS section 268.045, relating to city capital improvement funds, by allowing the repayment from city general funds to certain capital improvement funds of moneys used to finance capital improvements; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 363–Mr. Godbey.  Approved March 24, 1961

236

161

AN ACT to amend chapter 538 of NRS, relating to interstate waters, compacts and commissions, by adding new sections ratifying the Columbia Interstate Compact; providing for appointment of a member of the Columbia Compact Commission to represent Nevada; requiring cooperation of state officers and agencies with the commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 370–Mr. Glaser.  Approved March 24, 1961

237

162

AN ACT to amend NRS section 244.263, relating to county hospital construction funds, by permitting such funds to be composed, in part, of all or a part of moneys accumulated by counties in county surplus building and maintenance reserve funds. Senate Bill No. 134–Senator Gallagher.  Approved March 24, 1961

249

163

AN ACT to amend NRS section 609.120, relating to meal and rest periods of female employees, by changing certain exceptions pertaining to females engaged in the communications industry. Senate Bill No. 48–Senator Echeverria.  Approved March 24, 1961

250

164

AN ACT to amend NRS section 218.670, relating to legislative commission meetings, by allowing alternates to replace regular members of such commission at such meetings when regular members are unable to attend; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 136–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved March 24, 1961

251

165

AN ACT to amend NRS section 552.130, relating to the annual tax on stands of bees, by providing that such tax shall not be imposed on stands of bees imported for pollination purposes. Assembly Bill No. 199–Committee on Agriculture and Irrigation.  Approved March 27, 1961

251

166

AN ACT appropriating money to the state department of conservation and natural resources for underground water studies by the Desert Research Institute of the University of Nevada. Senate Bill No. 97–Committee on Agriculture and Irrigation.  Approved March 27, 1961

252

167

AN ACT to amend NRS section 218.630, relating to functions of the legislative counsel bureau, by providing that the legislative counsel bureau shall carry forward the participation of the State of Nevada as a member of the National Conference of State Legislative Leaders; by providing for payment of dues; by declaring the National Conference of State Legislative Leaders a joint governmental agency of this state and other states; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 120–Senators Gallagher, Brown and Whitacre.  Approved March 27, 1961

253

168

AN ACT to amend chapter 451 of NRS, relating to dead bodies, by adding new sections defining terms; authorizing local health officers to issue permits for removal of human remains; prohibiting removal of human remains without such a permit; and providing penalties; to amend chapter 440 of NRS, relating to vital statistics, by adding a new section defining human remains; to amend NRS sections 440.500 and 440.510, relating to burial and removal permits, by requiring such permits to state the place where the human remains will be interred, inurned or buried; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 175–Committee on Public Health.  Approved March 27, 1961

254

169

AN ACT authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds by Mineral County, Nevada, such bonds to be issued after an election and secured by a pledge of the revenues of the Mineral County power system; defining certain words and terms; providing for elections and election procedures; providing for the interest rates and bond details, the payment of bonds, the sale of the bonds and the application of proceeds; specifying the county’s liability on such bonds; providing for covenants in bond proceedings, remedies of bondholders and cancellation of paid bonds; limiting bond interest after maturity, specifying cumulative rights and providing for the payment of preliminary expenses; providing that such bonds are legal investments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 221–Senator Parks.  Approved March 27, 1961

256

170

AN ACT to amend NRS section 391.130, relating to reemployment of teachers, by providing that teachers who are not reemployed may appear before the board of trustees to ascertain and reply to the reasons for not being reemployed; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 137–Mr. Bailey.  Approved March 27, 1961

267

171

AN ACT to repeal NRS sections 482.525 to 482.535, inclusive, relating to taking vehicles without authority, to injuring and tampering with vehicles, and to stolen vehicles; to amend chapter 205 of NRS, relating to crimes against property, by adding new sections incorporating the provisions of such repealed sections in such chapter; by providing that the unauthorized taking of a vehicle is a gross misdemeanor or a felony rather than a misdemeanor; to amend NRS section 206.160, relating to the leading of horses away and the driving of vehicles away without authority, by deleting the provisions relating to the driving of vehicles away without authority; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 75–Mr. Briare.  Approved March 27, 1961

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172

AN ACT to amend chapter 503 of NRS, relating to hunting, fishing and trapping, by adding a new section prohibiting the bringing of live fish, except goldfish and tropical or marine fish used or kept as pets in aquariums, into the State of Nevada without the permission of the state board of fish and game commissioners; providing for inspections and fees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 180–Committee on Fish and Game.  Approved March 27, 1961

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to incorporate the town of Las Vegas, in Clark County, and defining the boundaries thereof, and to authorize the establishing of a city government therefor, and other matters relating thereto,” approved March 16, 1911, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 340–Clark County Delegation.  Approved March 27, 1961

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act fixing the compensation of certain officers in Nye county, and other matters properly relating thereto; and repealing certain acts and parts of acts,” approved February 26, 1953, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 396–Nye County Delegation.  Approved March 27, 1961

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175

AN ACT making an additional and supplemental appropriation for the support of the state planning board in carrying out the provisions of chapter 78, Statutes of Nevada 1960, relating to the design and construction of a building in Reno, Nevada, for the state department of agriculture in which to house agricultural chemical trucks. Assembly Bill No. 397–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 27, 1961

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176

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 616.580 and 616.625, relating to workmen’s compensation benefits for permanent and total disability, by fixing such benefits at the same amount for all recipients; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 56–Committee on State, County and City Affairs.  Approved March 27, 1961

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177

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 281.160 and 422.200, relating to the traveling expenses and subsistence allowances of state officers and employees, by increasing the travel allowance for use of private vehicles; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 95–Messrs. Pozzi and Waters.  Approved March 28, 1961

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178

AN ACT to amend chapter 396 of NRS, relating to the University of Nevada, by adding a new section creating the University of Nevada accounts payable revolving fund; to amend NRS section 396.385, relating to use of a facsimile signature by the comptroller of the University of Nevada, by allowing the chief business officer of the University rather than the comptroller to use such a signature; appropriating $100,000 to such fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 238–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 28, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 684.310, relating to hearings concerning suspension and revocation of insurance licenses, by allowing the commissioner of insurance to serve notice of such hearings by certified mail. Assembly Bill No. 286–Committee on Insurance.  Approved March 28, 1961

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180

AN ACT appropriating $41,000 from the general fund in the state treasury to the state department of buildings and grounds for the purchase of a fire truck for the purpose of providing additional fire protection for state buildings at the seat of the government; granting certain powers to and imposing certain duties upon the superintendent of the state department of buildings and grounds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 51–Messrs. Waters and Pozzi.  Approved March 28, 1961

282

181

AN ACT to amend NRS section 178.465, relating to compensation of sanity commission members, by providing that compensation of sanity commission members shall be a charge against the Nevada state hospital rather than the general fund. Assembly Bill No. 227–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 28, 1961

283

182

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act fixing the compensation of county officers of Humboldt County, Nevada; regulating the employment and compensation of deputies and other employees of officers; repealing a certain act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 12, 1960. Assembly Bill No. 407–Humboldt County Delegation.  Approved March 28, 1961

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183

AN ACT relating to elections; to amend NRS sections 293.063, 293.070, 293.177, 293.190, 293.195, 293.200 to 293.205, inclusive, 293.213, 293.217, 293.227, 293.243, 293.250, 293.265, 293.295, 293.315, 293.323, 293.325, 293.345, 293.350, 293.363, 293.367, 293.373, 293.385, 293.390, 293.395, 293.410, 293.430, 293.437, 293.460, 293.483, 293.500, 293.507, 293.547, 293.563, 293.575, 293.577, 293.587, 295.010, 298.040 and 298.050, relating to independent candidates, “physical disability” defined, forms of declaration or acceptance of candidacy, certification of nominated persons, nonpartisan offices, notices of primary elections, election precincts, mailing precincts, appointment of election board officers, chairmen of election boards, absent ballot central counting boards, forms of election documents and papers, form of nonpartisan primary ballots, tabulations by electronic machines, absent ballots, absent ballot mailing precincts, counting votes, regulations for counting ballots, duties of counting board officers, canvass of returns, certificates of election, election contests, designation of polling places, compensation of election board officers, inspection of ballots, crimes by public officers concerning elections, qualifications of voters, reregistration of electors, grounds for cancellation of registration, registration of persons in the service of the United States, their spouses and dependents, the posting and publication of registration lists, requirements of initiative petitions, filling of a vacancy in the office of presidential elector and voting by presidential electors; to amend chapter 293 of NRS, relating to elections, by adding new sections defining terms; relating to the listing of candidates; providing for the disposition and inspection of election returns and papers; providing for the registration of voters in incorporated cities for municipal elections; to repeal NRS sections 244.145, 293.047, 293.347, 293.357, 293.360 and 293.485, relating to powers of county commissioners concerning elections; the definition of “districts”; form of applications for mailing ballots; the marking of mailing ballots by applicants before the county clerk; voting by voters registered in mailing precincts; and notices by election board members of their willingness and unwillingness to serve; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 184–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 28, 1961

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184

AN ACT to amend chapter 281 of NRS, relating to public offices and officers generally, by adding a new section prohibiting filing nomination papers for or holding more than one salaried elective office at the same time; providing certain exceptions; preserving existing terms; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 9–Mr. Posin.  Approved March 28, 1961

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185

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 244.640 and 244.645, relating to county powers concerning recreational facilities and the creation and organization of county fair and recreation boards, by allowing creation of county fair and recreation boards in counties having a population of 11,000 or more and less than 30,000; and by providing for the composition of such boards in such counties; to repeal NRS section 244.655, relating to the creation of a county fair and recreation board when a county attains a population of 30,000; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 141–Senator Monroe.  Approved March 28, 1961

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186

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 392.400, 392.410 and 483.160, relating to vehicles used for the transportation of pupils, by authorizing the state department of education to inspect such vehicles; by providing that such vehicles shall be equipped according to regulations prescribed by the state board of education; by changing the definition of “school bus”; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 121–Mr. Bailey.  Approved March 29, 1961

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187

AN ACT to amend chapter 484 of NRS, relating to traffic laws, by adding a new section prescribing the duties of a driver involved in an accident resulting in property damage only; imposing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 147–Messrs. Baker, Romeo and Bybee.  Approved March 29, 1961

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188

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 223.050 and 224.050, relating to the salary of the governor and the salary, allowances and expenses of the lieutenant governor, by increasing such salaries to be effective following the expiration of the terms of office of the incumbent office holders; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 160–Messrs. Waters and Viani.  Approved March 29, 1961

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189

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 225.050, 226.090, 227.060, 228.070, 344.020 and 512.070, relating to the salaries and compensation for other duties of the secretary of state, the state treasurer, the state controller, the attorney general, the superintendent of state printing and the inspector of mines, by increasing the salaries of such officers after the expiration of the terms of office of the incumbent office holders; deleting obsolete language; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 162–Messrs. Waters and Viani.  Approved March 29, 1961

305

190

AN ACT to amend NRS section 3.370, relating to official reporters, by increasing the fees of such reporters. Assembly Bill No. 215–Mr. Tyson.  Approved March 29, 1961

307

191

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to incorporate the town of Las Vegas, in Clark County, and defining boundaries thereof, and to authorize the establishing of a city government therefor, and other matters relating thereto,” approved March 16, 1911, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 283–Clark County Delegation.  Approved March 29, 1961

308

192

AN ACT to amend NRS section 205.130, relating to the issuance of checks without sufficient funds or with intent to defraud, by changing the provisions relating to presumptions of intent to defraud and to notice of refusal to pay checks; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 309–Messrs. Briare, Gibson, Posin, Tyson, Hafen, Bunker, Bybee, Palludan and Bastian.  Approved March 29, 1961

309

193

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 209.280 and 209.290, relating to credits for the reduction of sentences of convicts in the Nevada state prison, by authorizing the board of state prison commissioners to adopt regulations allowing such credits for diligence in labor or study and for blood donations; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 311–Committee on State Institutions.  Approved March 29, 1961

311

194

AN ACT to amend chapter 625 of NRS, relating to professional engineers and surveyors, by adding a new section requiring surveyors to obtain seals; to amend NRS sections 625.040, 625.050, 625.330, 625.390, 625.410, 625.460, 625.480, 625.520, 625.560 and 625.570, defining the practice of land surveying and professional engineering and relating to preparation of maps, license fees, revocation or suspension of certificates, persons exempt from the chapter, unlawful practice of engineering, penalties, and public employees with a private surveying practice, by requiring surveyors to stamp documents with a seal; by adding a nonresident’s permit fee; by adding new grounds for revoking certificates; by allowing a registrant to be placed on probation; by exempting from the provisions of the chapter nonresident engineers and surveyors who obtain temporary permits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 325–Messrs. Tyson, Gibson, Kean and Von Tobel.  Approved March 29, 1961

312

195

AN ACT to amend chapter 314 of NRS, relating to public cemetery districts, by adding new sections empowering the board of trustees of a public cemetery district to borrow money by the issuance of negotiable coupon general obligation bonds of the district; imposing certain duties on boards of trustees and county commissioners; providing a procedure for bond elections; providing for the denominations, limitation of amount, interest, term, form, sale, registration and delivery of bonds and the levy and collection of taxes for the payment of principal and interest on such bonds; providing for funding and refunding bonds; defining terms; and providing for meetings and quorum of a board of trustees; to amend NRS sections 314.010 to 314.080, inclusive, relating to public cemetery districts, by providing for the election of officers of the board of trustees; specifying additional powers of the board of trustees and the district; making required technical changes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 343–Messrs. Pozzi and Waters.  Approved March 29, 1961

316

196

AN ACT to amend chapter 426 of NRS, relating to benefits and privileges for blind persons, by adding new sections creating a fund to be used for vending stands operated by blind persons; and requiring approval of the legislature for constructing permanent buildings to be used for such vending stands; to amend NRS sections 426.630, 426.670 and 426.700, relating to definitions and vending stands to be operated by blind persons, by including in the definition of “vending stand” buildings and portable shelters used for vending articles, foodstuffs or beverages; by authorizing the state bureau of services to the blind to execute contracts with blind persons for operating vending stands; requiring vending stands to comply with the provisions of chapter 446 of NRS relating to food and drink establishments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 366–Messrs. Schouweiler and Posin.  Approved March 29, 1961

330

197

AN ACT to amend NRS section 122.040, relating to the issuance of marriage licenses, by providing that all records pertaining to marriage licenses are public records; by providing penalties for failure to permit inspection; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 389–Mr. McKissick.  Approved March 29, 1961

332

198

AN ACT permitting the county commissioners of Lincoln County to waive appraisal of land purchased from the Federal Government. Assembly Bill No. 411–Lincoln County Delegation.  Approved March 29, 1961

333

199

AN ACT authorizing Clark County to develop, enlarge, reconstruct, improve and equip the Clark County hospital, sometimes designated as the Southern Nevada Memorial Hospital of Las Vegas; concerning the issuance of bonds for such purpose in not to exceed the aggregate principal amount of $1,736,000 and the levy of taxes in connection therewith; prescribing other details concerning such bonds and such taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 412–Clark County Delegation.  Approved March 29, 1961

333

200

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act incorporating the City of Caliente, in Lincoln County, Nevada, and defining the boundaries thereof; authorizing the establishment of a city government therefor if a majority of the electors thereof approve this act; establishing the procedure for such approval or rejection; and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 28, 1957, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 413–Lincoln County Delegation.  Approved March 29, 1961

340

201

AN ACT authorizing and directing the state controller to transfer to the general fund in the state treasury the sum of $157,121.96 from certain accounts in his office, the moneys for which were heretofore appropriated for certain capital improvement projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 414–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 29, 1961

341

202

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act incorporating the city of Gabbs, in Nye County, Nevada, and defining the boundaries thereof; authorizing the establishment of a city government therefor; and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 29, 1955, as amended; and to repeal section 3 of chapter 221, Statutes of Nevada 1957. Assembly Bill No. 415–Nye County Delegation.  Approved March 29, 1961

343

203

AN ACT authorizing and directing the state controller to transfer the sum of $5,681.71 from the emergency hay fund (program No. 2) to the general fund in the state treasury. Assembly Bill No. 416–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 29, 1961

344

204

AN ACT to amend Title 27 of NRS, relating to public buildings and purchasing, by providing for the establishment of a state motor pool; providing for the administration and operation of such motor pool; prescribing required procedures and duties; creating the motor pool revolving fund; and providing for fees and costs; to amend NRS section 204.080, relating to the unlawful use of state motor vehicles, by prescribing additional penalties; appropriating money to the motor pool revolving fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 417–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 29, 1961

344

205

AN ACT to amend NRS section 220.050, relating to employees of the statute revision commission, by exempting such employees from the provisions of chapter 284 of NRS, relating to the state personnel system; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 420–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved March 29, 1961

346

206

AN ACT creating the Nevada centennial commission; providing for the organization of such commission and its powers and duties; creating a Nevada centennial fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 8–Senators Dial and Slattery.  Approved March 29, 1961

347

207

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 642.080, 642.100 and 642.330, relating to licensing of embalmers, by changing the practical experience requirements for applicants for an embalmer’s license; by providing specific requirements for reciprocity of such licenses; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 41–Senator Monroe.  Approved March 29, 1961

348

208

AN ACT to amend NRS section 482.385, relating to the exemption from registration of vehicles owned by nonresidents, by providing that vehicles shall be registered upon expiration of the foreign registration period during which the owner becomes a resident of Nevada, or upon transfer to a person who is not a nonresident; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 68–Committee on Aviation, Transportation and Highways.  Approved March 29, 1961

350

209

AN ACT authorizing White Pine County to issue its general obligation bonds after an election in an amount not exceeding $500,000 for the purpose of defraying in part the cost of acquiring a hospital to be known as the White Pine County Hospital; and prescribing details in connection therewith. Senate Bill No. 148–Senator Gallagher.  Approved March 29, 1961

351

210

AN ACT to amend chapter 379 of NRS, relating to county, city and town public libraries, by adding new sections allowing the creation of separate and continuing funds for gifts to city, town and county libraries; authorizing use of moneys from such funds for construction of new library buildings, capital improvements to library buildings, or other library purposes; authorizing library trustees to invest and reinvest the moneys held in such special funds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 164–Senator Gallagher.  Approved March 29, 1961

354

211

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act fixing the salaries and compensation of certain officers of Douglas County, Nevada, providing for the appointment and salaries of deputy sheriffs and other matters properly relating thereto, and repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict therewith,” approved March 21, 1953, as amended. Senate Bill No. 198–Senator Settelmeyer.  Approved March 29, 1961

355

212

AN ACT to amend NRS section 122.020, relating to consent of parents to child’s marriage, by providing for consent by mothers and guardians under certain circumstances; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 4–Senator Slattery.  Approved March 29, 1961

357

213

AN ACT to amend NRS section 598.030, relating to the right of merchants to request that persons keep merchandise in their possession in full view, by providing that if such a person refuses to pay for or return such merchandise, the merchant may detain him for the purpose of notifying a peace officer; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 194–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 29, 1961

357

214

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 463.023, 463.024 and 463.050, relating to the qualifications, eligibility, appointment, terms, vacancies and removal of members of the Nevada gaming commission and the appointment, terms, vacancies and removal of members of the state gaming control board, by stating the intention of the legislature that preferably no two members of the Nevada gaming commission shall be of the same profession or major field of industry; by providing that a member of the Nevada gaming commission may be removed from office by the governor without cause with the concurrence of a majority of the legislative commission; and providing that members of the state gaming control board shall serve at the pleasure of the governor; to amend chapter 463 of NRS, relating to the licensing and control of gambling, by creating the gaming policy board; providing for the composition and meetings of such board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 203–Senators Whitacre, Brown, Dial, Dodge, Duffy, Echeverria, Frank, Fransway, Gallagher, Lamb, Lemaire, McGowan, Monroe, Parks, Rand, Settelmeyer and Slattery.  Approved March 29, 1961

359

215

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 432.020 to 432.040, inclusive, relating to powers of the state welfare department concerning maintenance and special services for children, by extending such powers; by providing for maintenance and services for children paroled from the Nevada school of industry; by reducing county participation in the payment of expenses for maintenance and special services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 224–Committee on Social Welfare.  Approved March 29, 1961

360

216

AN ACT appropriating moneys to the Nevada state prison for the construction of a chapel; providing for supervision of such construction; allowing acceptance of offers of assistance from private organizations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 229–Mr. Dyer.  Approved March 29, 1961

362

217

AN ACT to amend NRS section 247.070, relating to purchase and preservation of newspapers by county recorders, by providing that county recorders may keep microfilm copies of such newspapers in lieu of bound volumes; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 302–Clark County Delegation.  Approved March 29, 1961

363

218

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 244.335 and 244.345, relating to regulation of and imposition of license taxes on businesses by counties, and to licensing of places of amusement, entertainment and recreation, by granting county license boards exclusive jurisdiction to regulate amusement, entertainment and recreation business outside the limits of incorporated cities and towns; by granting the county license board power to adopt regulations for the regulation and licensing of such businesses in such areas; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 341–Clark County Delegation.  Approved March 29, 1961

364

219

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, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 361–Washoe County Delegation.  Approved March 29, 1961

366

220

AN ACT to amend NRS section 463.270, relating to renewal of state gaming licenses, by prescribing procedures for renewal of certain slot machine licenses and payment of license fees therefor. Assembly Bill No. 378–Mr. Crawford (by request).  Approved March 29, 1961

366

221

AN ACT authorizing the City of Reno, Nevada, to convey certain real property to George E. Wilkinson. Assembly Bill No. 381–Messrs. Schouweiler and Bailey.  Approved March 29, 1961

367

222

AN ACT authorizing the owners of certain brands to rerecord the same with the state board of stock commissioners; providing certain conditions and requirements for such rerecording; providing for penalties and their disposition; providing a time within which this act shall expire; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 421–Committee on Livestock.  Approved March 29, 1961

368

223

AN ACT to amend chapter 248 of NRS, relating to sheriffs, by adding a new section providing for fees of the sheriff of Humboldt County; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 425–Humboldt County Delegation.  Approved March 29, 1961

369

224

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act supplementary to and amendatory of an act entitled ‘An Act to incorporate Carson City,’ approved February 25, 1875, as amended, providing for an election by the qualified voters of Carson City, Nevada, to determine whether certain county and township officers should be relieved of their duties and offices as ex officio officers of such city, prescribing the duties of the board of trustees of Carson City relative thereto, and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 14, 1960. Assembly Bill No. 427–Ormsby County Delegation.  Approved March 29, 1961

371

225

AN ACT authorizing and directing the county auditor and the county treasurer of Nye County, Nevada, to transfer the sum of $6,450 from the Rose bond interest and redemption fund in the county treasury to the Nye County school district fund; limiting the expenditure of the moneys so transferred by the board of trustees of the Nye County school district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 436–Nye County Delegation.  Approved March 29, 1961

373

226

AN ACT to amend NRS section 244.660, relating to the compensation, oaths and bonds of members of county fair and recreation boards, by adding a new subsection providing for compensation to board members for attendance at certain meetings; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 231–Clark County Delegation.  Approved March 30, 1961

374

227

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 633.010, 633.020, 633.060, 633.070, 633.080, 633.090, 633.110 and 633.120, which define terms in the law concerning osteopathy and relate to the state board of osteopathy, requirements and examinations for applicants for licenses as osteopaths, and issuance, suspension and revocation of licenses to practice osteopathy, by amending the definition of a school or college of osteopathy in good standing and defining hospital internship; by requiring the state board of osteopathy to elect officers and authorizing it to employ investigators and legal counsel; by requiring internship by applicants for licenses; by designating the subjects of examination for applicants; by authorizing the issuance of licenses to certain persons without examination; by requiring the payment of an annual registration fee and annual attendance at a training course; by providing additional grounds for the suspension and revocation of licenses; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 216–Committee on Public Health.  Approved March 31, 1961

375

228

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 210.010, 210.020, 210.040, 210.100, 210.140, 210.150, 210.170, 210.180, 210.185 and 210.290, relating to the Nevada school of industry, by changing the name thereof to the Nevada youth training center; providing for physical examination of persons to be committed; increasing the maximum age limit for discharge of inmates; relieving the court of the duty of submitting a statement of the mental and physical condition of the persons committed; requiring the consent of the superintendent of the Nevada youth training center prior to transfer of minors from the state prison to such youth training center; and by excepting four automobiles of such youth training center from bearing the required state seal, label and distinguishing license plates; to amend NRS sections 202.010, 209.250, 334.010, 389.020, 391.090, 392.280, 433.120, 439.250 and 482.365, relating to sales of tobacco to minors, the state board of parole commissioners, state automobiles, public instruction, teachers’ qualifications, truants, the Nevada state hospital, the state health officer and vehicle registration, by changing references to the Nevada school of industry to reflect the change of name; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 103–Elko County Delegation.  Approved March 31, 1961

379

229

AN ACT appropriating moneys for the support of the Spring Mountain Youth Camp established pursuant to the provisions of NRS 244.297; providing a procedure for the expenditure of such moneys and the purposes for which they shall be expended; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 164–Messrs. Briare, Hafen, Von Tobel, Tyson, Gibson, Bunker, Posin and Miss Frazier.  Approved March 31, 1961

387

230

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 353.185, 353.205 and 353.210, relating to procedures under the State Budget Act, by adjusting such procedures to biennial sessions of the legislature; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 219–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 31, 1961

388

231

AN ACT to amend chapter 695 of NRS, relating to title insurance and land value insurance, by adding new sections relating to schedules of fees and charges for policies of title insurance and for charges for escrow and other services by title insurers and underwritten title companies; defining terms; providing for the adoption, form, printing, availability, filing, display, changing and amending of such schedules; providing for the payment of commissions, bulk and special rates, and forbidding rebates and cut charges; providing grounds for suspension and revocation of certificates of authority of title companies by the commissioner of insurance; imposing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 278–Committee on Insurance.  Approved March 31, 1961

390

232

AN ACT to amend NRS section 239.070, relating to the microfilming of public records, by permitting county recorders, under certain conditions, to make duplicate rolls of film available for sale to the public at a price not exceeding cost; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 284–Clark County Delegation.  Approved March 31, 1961

393

233

AN ACT to amend chapter 370 of NRS, relating to cigarette license and taxes, by adding a new section imposing liability for the tax on cigarettes on the consumer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 374–Committee on Taxation.  Approved March 31, 1961

394

234

AN ACT to amend chapter 369 of NRS, relating to intoxicating liquor licenses and taxes, by adding a new section imposing liability for the excise tax on intoxicating liquors on the consumer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 375–Committee on Taxation.  Approved March 31, 1961

395

235

AN ACT appropriating the sum of $30,000 to the City of Sparks to be used by such city during the fiscal years 1961-1962 and 1962-1963 for the payment of costs of maintenance and operation, including salaries of firemen, of firehouse constructed by such city pursuant to the provisions of chapter 308, Statutes of Nevada 1953; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 408–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 31, 1961

395

236

AN ACT providing an additional and supplemental appropriation for the support of the Nevada state prison for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961. Assembly Bill No. 424–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 31, 1961

396

237

AN ACT to amend NRS section 494.045, relating to annual allocations from the state airport fund, by increasing the maximum annual allocation from the state airport fund to Nevada Wing 96 of the Civil Air Patrol; providing that allocated moneys cannot be used for the purchase of aircraft; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 6–Senators Slattery and Lemaire .  Approved March 31, 1961

397

238

AN ACT appropriating the sum of $35,000 from the general fund in the state treasury to the Nevada centennial fund. Senate Bill No. 7–Senators Dial and Slattery.  Approved March 31, 1961

397

239

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 78.770 and 80.050, relating to fees payable by foreign corporations, by fixing the maximum fees payable by foreign corporations upon filing merger, consolidation or amendment documents; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 28–Senator Dial.  Approved March 31, 1961

398

240

AN ACT to amend chapter 62 of NRS, relating to procedure in juvenile cases, by adding a new section providing that judges in juvenile courts may appoint attorneys to represent indigent juveniles in juvenile court proceedings; providing for compensation of such attorneys; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 30–Senator Echeverria.  Approved March 31, 1961

399

241

AN ACT relating to judgments in criminal proceedings in district and justices’ courts; to amend NRS sections 176.160, 188.030 and 211.070, relating to imprisonment in the county jail to satisfy fines, by increasing from $2 to $4 per day the rate at which prisoners satisfy such fines; to amend chapter 188 of NRS, relating to judgments and execution in criminal proceedings in justices’ courts, by adding a new section providing for concurrent and consecutive sentences in justices’ courts on conviction of two or more offenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 33–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 31, 1961

399

242

AN ACT to amend NRS section 164.010, relating to the jurisdiction of district courts regarding trusts, by eliminating a conflict in the law concerning such jurisdiction. Senate Bill No. 59–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 31, 1961

400

243

AN ACT to amend chapter 281 of NRS, relating to offices and officers generally, by adding a new section providing that the clerk of the supreme court shall process all travel claims of district judges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 86–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 31, 1961

401

244

AN ACT to amend NRS section 125.150, relating to alimony and adjudication of property rights in divorce actions, by permitting the court, in such actions, to award a reasonable attorney’s fee to either party whether or not a motion for suit money pending the action has been filed. Senate Bill No. 107–Senator Monroe.  Approved March 31, 1961

401

245

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 206.150 and 574.150, relating to poisoning and maiming of animals, by changing to gross misdemeanors certain crimes which are misdemeanors. Senate Bill No. 108–Senator Whitacre.  Approved March 31, 1961

402

246

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 6.110 and 6.120, relating to the summoning and selection of grand jurors, by providing for the selection and summoning of alternate grand jurors; providing for the filling of vacancies in the membership of existing juries; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 112–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 31, 1961

403

247

AN ACT to amend NRS section 244.050, relating to county commissioner districts in counties having less than 50,000 population, by establishing a procedure for the abolition of such districts; by changing the procedure for their creation; by providing that county commissioners in counties having such districts shall be elected at large by the qualified electors of the county; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 116–Committee on State, County and City Affairs.  Approved March 31, 1961

405

248

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 155.010 and 155.020, relating to the mode of giving notice in certain instances in probate proceedings, by eliminating the requirement of posting notices in instances where notice is required to be given by publication. Senate Bill No. 124–Committee on Judiciary (by request).  Approved March 31, 1961

407

249

AN ACT to amend NRS section 136.200, relating to appointment of attorneys to represent minors and absent heirs in probate proceedings, by providing that courts may appoint attorneys to represent such persons. Senate Bill No. 133–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 31, 1961

409

250

AN ACT to fix the minimum and maximum salary limitations for certain White Pine County officers; providing for the appointment of deputies and for travel expenses; to repeal chapter 29, Statutes of Nevada 1953, relating to compensation and fees of White Pine County officers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 135–Senator Gallagher (by request of the White Pine County Commissioners).  Approved March 31, 1961

409

251

AN ACT authorizing and directing the chairman of the hospital advisory board of the Nevada state hospital to execute and deliver for and on behalf of the Nevada state hospital and the State of Nevada a quitclaim deed to remove a cloud on title to lands obtained by patent from the State of Nevada. Senate Bill No. 142–Senator Echeverria.  Approved March 31, 1961

411

252

AN ACT to amend chapter 40 of NRS, relating to actions and proceedings in particular cases concerning real property, by adding a new section allowing eviction by summary proceedings of a person who holds over in possession of real property after certain sales of such property; and to amend NRS section 40.280, relating to service of notices to quit, by making its provisions applicable to such new section. Senate Bill No. 169–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 31, 1961

412

253

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 367.030 and 367.050, relating to assessment of bank shares, by changing the dates on which assessment is made and ownership determined; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 190–Committee on Banks, Banking and Corporations.  Approved March 31, 1961

413

254

AN ACT to amend NRS section 538.100, relating to the compensation and expenses of commissioners and employees of the Colorado River commission, by authorizing per diem and travel expenses to be paid in the same amounts as other state officers and employees are paid. Senate Bill No. 204–Senator Brown.  Approved March 31, 1961

415

255

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act fixing the compensation of the county officers of Elko County, Nevada; regulating the employment and compensation of deputies and other employees of such officers; and repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith,” approved March 25, 1957, as amended. Senate Bill No. 205–Senator Monroe.  Approved March 31, 1961

415

256

AN ACT to repeal NRS section 202.495, which provides that attempted suicide is a misdemeanor. Senate Bill No. 211–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 31, 1961

416

257

AN ACT to amend chapter 433 of NRS, relating to the Nevada state hospital, by adding a new section authorizing the temporary commitment of persons alleged to be mentally ill to general hospitals; to amend NRS section 433.240, relating to emergency temporary commitments to the Nevada state hospital, by deleting the requirement that the certification of the committing physicians be under oath; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 212–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 31, 1961

416

258

AN ACT to amend chapter 616 of NRS, relating to the Nevada industrial commission, by adding a new section providing that members of service organizations rendering volunteer ambulance services may receive industrial insurance benefits; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 401–Committee on State, County and City Affairs (By request).  Approved April 5, 1961

418

259

AN ACT authorizing the state park commission to accept certain land for addition to Fort Churchill Historic State Monument and to transfer certain land owned by the state in exchange therefor. Senate Bill No. 162–Senator Whitacre (by request).  Approved April 5, 1961

418

260

AN ACT to amend NRS section 482.270, relating to license plates, by providing that the director of the department of motor vehicles may assign additional letters for license plates in Clark and Washoe counties; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 83–Committee on Aviation, Transportation and Highways.  Approved April 5, 1961

419

261

AN ACT to amend chapter 630 of NRS, relating to medicine, surgery and obstetrics, by adding a new section authorizing the board of medical examiners to issue permits to qualified individuals to serve as professional employees of the state department of health and establishing qualifications for such individuals; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 47–Committee on Public Health.  Approved April 5, 1961

420

262

AN ACT to amend NRS section 31.190, relating to undertaking by defendant in attachment proceedings, by reducing the amount of such undertaking to the amount claimed by plaintiff plus 25 percent or double the value of the property, whichever is the lesser. Senate Bill No. 119–Committee on Judiciary (by request).  Approved April 5, 1961

421

263

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 517.230 and 517.280, relating to affidavits and certificates concerning mining locations and labor and improvements, by eliminating a conflict between the provisions of such sections relating to verification; by providing for the filing of a statement witnessed by two persons in lieu of an affidavit; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 99–Committee on Judiciary (by request of the Statute Revision Commission).  Approved April 5, 1961

422

264

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 4.370 and 171.300, relating to the jurisdiction of justices’ courts and the taking of arrested persons before the nearest magistrate, by providing justices’ courts with extended jurisdiction over Nevada highway patrol arrests; by providing authority for members of the Nevada highway patrol to take arrested persons before the nearest magistrate having jurisdiction; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 143–Mr. Romeo.  Approved April 5, 1961

423

265

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 284.345 to 284.360, inclusive, relating to leaves of public employees, by providing that leaves of officers and members of the faculty of the University of Nevada shall be governed by rules and regulations prescribed by the president of the University subject to the approval of the board of regents of the University; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 294–Miss Frazier.  Approved April 5, 1961

425

266

AN ACT to amend Title 48 of NRS, relating to water, by creating a new chapter relating to flood control districts; by providing definitions of certain words and terms; by providing the method for the organization of such districts, the methods of financing, the levy of taxes and the issuance of bonds; by providing for the inclusion and exclusion of property and the method of dissolving a district; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 307–Clark County Delegation.  Approved April 5, 1961

427

267

AN ACT to amend NRS section 207.010, relating to habitual criminals, by requiring inclusion of previous convictions in the accusatory pleading charging the primary offense; by prohibiting reference to previous convictions on trial of the primary offense; by requiring the court to determine any issue of previous convictions and impose sentence under the statute; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 351–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 5, 1961

446

268

AN ACT to amend chapter 543 of NRS, relating to flood control, by adding a new section creating the state flood repair and disaster relief fund in the state treasury; authorizing loans therefrom under certain conditions; making an appropriation to the state flood repair and disaster relief fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 387–Committee on Way and Means.  Approved April 5, 1961

447

269

AN ACT to amend NRS section 534.060, relating to the repair of defective wells by the owner or state engineer, by providing that the state engineer may repair or seal a defective well and charge the expense thereof to the water distribution fund; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 400–Committee on State, County and City Affairs (By request).  Approved April 5, 1961

448

270

AN ACT to amend NRS section 617.460, relating to silicosis as an occupational disease, by increasing the maximum sum payable for death or disability due to silicosis; and by allowing claimants who have previously received the maximum sum payable to receive additional amounts. Senate Bill No. 187–Senators Lamb, Lemaire, Frank, Gallagher, Slattery, Duffy, Echeverria and Fransway.  Approved April 5, 1961

449

271

AN ACT to amend NRS section 218.060, relating to Clark County assembly districts, by reapportioning assemblymen among such districts. Senate Bill No. 229–Senator Brown.  Approved April 5, 1961

451

272

AN ACT authorizing Pershing County to acquire certain lands for a road right-of-way in exchange for other lands owned by Pershing County. Senate Bill No. 235–Senator McGowan.  Approved April 5, 1961

451

273

AN ACT to amend NRS section 467.107, relating to license fees of promotors of boxing and wrestling events, by changing the definition of total gross receipts subject to license fee. Senate Bill No. 232–Committee on Public Morals.  Approved April 5, 1961

452

274

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 244.640 and 244.645, relating to county powers concerning recreational facilities and the creation and organization of county fair and recreation boards, by allowing creation of county fair and recreation boards in counties having a population of 9,000 or more; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 244–Senator Gallagher.  Approved April 5, 1961

453

275

AN ACT to amend NRS section 218.730, relating to the legislative auditor, by providing that the legislative counsel shall appoint the legislative auditor with the concurrence of the legislative commission; and by deleting an obsolete provision. Senate Bill No. 240–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 5, 1961

454

276

AN ACT to amend NRS section 483.380, relating to renewal of motor vehicle operator’s licenses, by allowing the department of motor vehicles to accept a report from an ophthalmologist or optometrist in lieu of an eye test for renewal of an operator’s license under some circumstances; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 238–Committee on Aviation, Transportation and Highways.  Approved April 5, 1961

455

277

AN ACT providing for the acquisition of a second oil portrait of Charles H. Russell, former governor of the State of Nevada; imposing certain duties and powers on the legislative commission; creating the Charles H. Russell second portrait fund and providing an appropriation therefor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 228–Senators Lamb, Frank, Duffy and Monroe.  Approved April 5, 1961

456

278

AN ACT to amend NRS section 218.660, relating to the creation, membership of and vacancies on the legislative commission, by providing for the appointment of four alternate members from each house of the legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 227–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved April 5, 1961

457

279

AN ACT to amend NRS section 584.200, relating to the expenses incurred by inspectors of the state board of health in making inspections of dairy facilities in other states, by creating the milk inspection fund in the state treasury; providing for the deposit and use of moneys therein; making an appropriation to the milk inspection revolving fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 224–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 5, 1961

458

280

AN ACT to amend chapter 451 of NRS, relating to dead bodies, by adding new sections empowering cities of 50,000 or more population to require, by ordinance, the removal of human remains from certain cemeteries; providing that a cemetery authority may declare its intention and purpose to disinter and remove remains in accordance with the ordinance; specifying the details concerning the notice of intention and providing for special notices to relatives or friends; providing for removals by relatives, friends and cemetery authorities; authorizing the disposal of cemetery lands and requiring religious observances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 222–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 5, 1961

459

281

AN ACT to amend chapter 318 of NRS, relating to general improvement districts, by adding a new section empowering boards of trustees of general improvement districts to acquire, construct and extend waterworks and water systems for private and public purposes. Senate Bill No. 220–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 5, 1961

464

282

AN ACT authorizing the issuance and sale of revenue certificates by the board of regents of the University of Nevada for certain specified projects and the use and repayment of the receipts thereof; defining certain words and terms and additional powers of the board of regents of the University of Nevada; providing for securing such revenue certificates and providing remedies for the holders of such revenue certificates; containing prohibitions against obligating the State of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 219–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 5, 1961

464

283

AN ACT to amend chapter 321 of NRS, relating to administration, control and sale of state lands, by adding new sections providing that the Colorado River commission shall develop and dispose of certain state lands in the Colorado River bed in Fort Mohave Valley; providing that moneys from the Fort Mohave Valley development fund may be used as necessary for development and disposition of such lands; providing for deposit of funds received from such sale or disposition; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 218–Senator Brown.  Approved April 5, 1961

469

284

AN ACT authorizing and directing the superintendent of the Nevada state hospital to convey to the state department of highways, without consideration, certain real property owned by the State of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 214–Committee on State Institutions.  Approved April 5, 1961

470

285

AN ACT to amend NRS section 163.090, relating to the holding of stock by a trustee in the name of a nominee, by deleting the provision that the nominee shall endorse the certificate in blank and may have access to the certificate only under the immediate supervision of the trustee. Senate Bill No. 210–Committee on Banks, Banking and Corporations.  Approved April 5, 1961

471

286

AN ACT to amend chapter 143 of NRS, relating to the powers and duties of executors and administrators, by adding a new section allowing executors and administrators to hold corporate stock in the name of a nominee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 209–Committee on Banks, Banking and Corporations.  Approved April 5, 1961

471

287

AN ACT to amend NRS section 639.120, relating to qualifications of applicants to become registered pharmacists, by deleting the provision that an applicant who has been a resident of the state for 1 year prior to examination and who has experience equivalent to an education in a school of pharmacy may substitute experience for graduation from an approved school of pharmacy. Senate Bill No. 193–Committee on Public Health.  Approved April 5, 1961

472

288

AN ACT to amend NRS section 563.100, relating to the holding of the annual junior livestock show by the Nevada junior livestock show board and the qualifications of entrants in such show, by providing that the annual show shall be held at a place to be determined by the Nevada junior livestock show board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 191–Senator Whitacre.  Approved April 5, 1961

472

289

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 501.265 and 501.275, relating to the appointment and election of members of county game management boards and their terms, by establishing commencement date for elective terms; by adjusting appointive terms to coincide with elective terms; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 183–Senator Parks.  Approved April 5, 1961

473

290

AN ACT providing for the creation of the Eureka Sentinel historic state monument; appropriating $4,000 for its operation and maintenance for the biennium ending June 30, 1963; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 165–Senator Rand.  Approved April 6, 1961

474

291

AN ACT to repeal chapter 434 of NRS, the Uniform Act for the Extradition of Persons of Unsound Mind. Senate Bill No. 147–Committee on Judiciary (by request).  Approved April 6, 1961

475

292

AN ACT to amend chapter 433 of NRS, relating to the Nevada state hospital, by adding a new section authorizing the warden of the Nevada state prison and the superintendent of such hospital to contract with authorities in other states for the care and detention of mentally ill inmates of the prison or hospital if Nevada facilities are inadequate; by providing for examinations of such inmates by physicians; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 146–Committee on Judiciary (by request).  Approved April 6, 1961

475

293

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 178.450, 178.455 and 178.460, relating to notice by the superintendent of the Nevada state hospital to a district judge that a person is sufficiently recovered to be tried, the impanelment of a sanity commission and the duties of the judge after receiving the sanity commission’s report, by making more specific the contents of the superintendent’s notice to the judge and the report procedure of the sanity commission; by regulating the return for trial of a person found sane and the frequency with which a person found insane may be reexamined; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 145–Committee on Committee on Judiciary (by request).  Approved April 6, 1961

476

294

AN ACT to amend chapter 218 of NRS, relating to the state legislature, by adding a new section creating a continuing legislative fund and providing for expenditures therefrom; to amend NRS 218.200 and 218.230, relating to senate and assembly chaplains and their compensation and compensation of officers and employees of the legislature, by deleting provisions inconsistent with such new section; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 140–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved April 6, 1961

478

295

AN ACT to amend NRS section 220.030, relating to salaries of members of the statute revision commission, by providing that any member who receives $15,000 annually as a justice of the supreme court shall receive $3,000 annually, any member who receives $18,000 annually as a justice of the supreme court shall, after the 1st Monday in January 1963, receive $2,000 annually; and any member who receives $20,000 annually as a justice of the supreme court shall receive no salary as a member of the commission. Senate Bill No. 80–Senator Parks.  Approved April 6, 1961

480

296

AN ACT to amend NRS section 2.050, relating to the salaries of the supreme court justices, by increasing such salaries in January 1963 and thereafter. Senate Bill No. 78–Senator Parks.  Approved April 6, 1961

481

297

AN ACT appropriating the sum of $682,500 from the general fund of the state for the purpose of the construction and minimum furnishing of a library building at Nevada Southern in Clark County, Nevada; specifying the powers, duties and requirements of the state planning board and the board of regents of the University of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 74–Senator Brown.  Approved April 6, 1961

482

298

AN ACT to amend chapter 108 of NRS, relating to statutory liens, by adding new sections defining trailers and providing certain procedural requirements for enforcing liens of trailer park keepers for rent and utilities; to amend NRS sections 108.270, 108.290, 108.300 and 108.310, relating to liens of vehicle and airplane dealers, repairmen and garagemen, by including trailer park keepers among persons acquiring liens under such sections; by enlarging the scope of the lien to include facilities and services supplied by trailer park keepers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 32–Senator Echeverria.  Approved April 6, 1961

483

299

AN ACT to amend NRS section 200.030, relating to the degrees of and penalties for murder, by providing that the penalty for murder committed by a convict serving a life sentence in the state prison is death or life imprisonment without possibility of parole. Assembly Bill No. 176–Mr. Swanson.  Approved April 6, 1961

486

300

AN ACT to amend chapter 361 of NRS, relating to property taxes, by adding new sections providing that under certain conditions property used exclusively for agricultural purposes shall be assessed at its full cash value for agricultural purposes only; providing for agreements between owners and assessors; providing for payment of additional taxes upon the sale or change of use of such land; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 37–Messrs. Berrum and Young.  Approved April 6, 1961

487

301

AN ACT to amend chapter 534 of NRS, relating to underground water and wells, by adding a new section creating ground water boards in certain areas designated as ground water basins by the state engineer to confer with and make recommendations to the state engineer concerning well drilling and water appropriation and use; and providing for appointment and terms of members of such boards; to amend NRS section 534.030, relating to supervision of ground water basins, by making changes necessitated by the addition of such new section; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 437–Clark County Delegation.  Approved April 6, 1961

488

302

AN ACT to amend NRS section 533.270, relating to the appointment, salaries and duties of water commissioners, by exempting water commissioners from the provisions of chapter 284 of NRS, relating to personnel. Assembly Bill No. 403–Committee on State, County and City Affairs (By request).  Approved April 6, 1961

490

303

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 266.650, 266.665, 350.260, 350.270 and 350.340, relating to the financing of improvements in cities, by excepting any city incorporated under a special act which provides for the issuance of special assessment bonds by such city from the provisions of NRS 350.260 to 350.340, inclusive; by adding radioactive fallout shelters to the improvements for the construction of which assessments may be levied and bonds issued by cities; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 388–Mr. Gibson.  Approved April 6, 1961

491

304

AN ACT to amend to amend chapter 561 of NRS, relating to the state board of stock commissioners and the state department of agriculture, by adding new sections declaring legislative purpose; defining terms; creating the state department of agriculture and the state board of agriculture; providing for the composition, duties and powers of such board and the qualifications, appointment, terms and compensation of the members of such board; providing for the meetings, quorum and chairmanship of such board; providing for the appointment, qualifications, compensation, powers and duties of the executive director of the state department of agriculture; creating divisions of such department and providing for the appointment of directors of such divisions; providing for officers, powers and duties of the state department of agriculture; providing penalties; creating funds and providing for the sources and uses of such funds; to amend chapter 571 of NRS, relating to diseased animals, by adding new sections defining terms; creating a special tax on livestock; providing for the inspection, treatment, seizure and quarantine of diseased animals; establishing the powers and duties of the state quarantine officer; providing penalties; providing for interstate and intrastate transportation of livestock; and creating liens; to amend chapter 555 of NRS, relating to insect, pest and weed control, by adding a new section defining a term; to amend chapter 564 of NRS, relating to brands and marks, by limiting the positions for which cattle brands of like design may be recorded; to amend chapter 569 of NRS, relating to estrays, by adding a new section defining terms; to amend chapter 573 of NRS, relating to public livestock sales, by adding a new section requiring auction facilities for brand inspectors; to amend chapter 586 of NRS, relating to economic poisons, by adding a new section defining a term; to amend chapter 588 of NRS, relating to commercial fertilizers and agricultural minerals, by adding a new section defining a term; to amend NRS sections 548.120, 549.040, 552.090, 552.130, 552.180, 552.190, 552.200, 552.270, 552.310, 553.080, 554.010 to 544.060, inclusive, 554.100 to 554.200, inclusive, 554.220 to 554.240, inclusive, 555.010 to 555.120, inclusive, 555.140 to 555.180, inclusive, 555.200, 555.235 to 555.238, inclusive, 555.241 to 555.246, inclusive, 555.248, 555.260, 555.280 to 555.420, inclusive, 555.460, 562.030, 562.170, 562.180, 563.060, 563.080, 563.130, 564.010 to 564.090, inclusive, 564.110 to 564.150, inclusive, 565.010, 565.030, 565.040, 565.070 to 565.160, inclusive, 569.010, 569.020, 569.040 to 569.130, inclusive, 569.440, 569.450, 573.010 to 573.050, inclusive, 573.070, 573.100 to 573.140, inclusive, 573.160, 573.170, 573.190, 575.050, 575.060, 576.010 to 576.060, inclusive, 576.080, 576.100 to 576.120, inclusive, 576.140, 581.010, 581.030, 581.060, 581.070, 581.300, 581.390, 581.420, 581.430, 581.450, 582.060, 582.080, 582.100, 582.180, 583.010 to 583.080, inclusive, 583.210, 586.080, 586.120, 586.230, 586.250 to 586.290, inclusive, 586.310, 586.330, 586.350, 586.380, 586.410 to 586.430, inclusive, 587.100, 587.160 to 587.190, inclusive, 587.230, 587.360, 587.370, 587.440, 587.450, 588.160 to 588.190, inclusive, 588.210, 588.230 to 588.250, inclusive, 588.270, 588.290, 588.300, 588.320, 588.330, 590.100, 590.120, 590.130, 590.150, 590.440, 619.040 and 619.130, relating to the state soil conservation committee, University of Nevada public service division fund, powers and duties of the state department of agriculture, taxes on bee stands, duties and powers of the chief inspector of the state department of agriculture, transportation, quarantine and inspection of bees, livestock and agricultural commodities, penalties, demonstration farms, definitions, the power of the governor to proclaim and enforce quarantine, the powers and duties of the state quarantine officer, the state board of stock commissioners, destruction, fumigation, disinfection and treatment of agricultural commodities, deputy state quarantine officers, civil liability for transportation of interdicted commodities, criminal procedure, insects, pests, plant diseases, duties of boards of county commissioners, declaration and abatement of public nuisances, liens and foreclosures, eradication of injurious weeds, notice, costs of eradication of injurious weeds, licenses to sell nursery stock, fees, revocation of, suspension of, and refusal to grant licenses, inspection of nurseries and nursery stock, certification of pest conditions, infected nursery stock, custom application of plant treatments, insurance, limitation of actions, bonds, court review, records and reports of licenses, regulations of the director of the state department of agriculture, the Nevada junior livestock show board, recording and rerecording of livestock brands and marks, awards of brands, certificates of recordation and rerecordation, fees for recording brands or marks, transfer of brands, position of brands, brand inspection districts, fees for brand inspections, removal of branded animals from brand inspection districts, transfer of branded animals, brand inspection clearance certificates, brand inspectors, seizure and disposal of animals, the state board of sheep commissioners, noxious and predatory animals, special taxes on sheep, estray animals, rights and duties of persons taking up estrays, notice of estray, the stock inspection fund, sale and disposition of estrays, damages for livestock trespass, legal fences, public livestock auction licenses and bonds, records of livestock auctions and sales of livestock for slaughter, regulation of public livestock sales, agreements for benefit of livestock industry, sales of livestock by state board of stock commissioners, livestock and farm dealers, brokers and commission merchants, licenses and fees, investigations of farm products transactions, the state sealer of weights and measures, standards for marking weights and measures, sales of meats and poultry by weight, misrepresentation of merchandise, bonds of public weighmasters, weight certificates, sales of diseased or unwholesome poultry, market produce, meat and fish, sale and possession of carcasses of certain animals and fowl, horse meat, registration, toxicity, sale, distribution, contents and labeling of economic poisons, the United States Department of Agriculture, disclosure of formulas, exemptions, tests, labeling, sale, importation, transportation and inspection of agricultural products and seeds, fraudulent representations, registration, analysis, licensing, distribution, contents, production, weight, seizure and disposal of commercial fertilizers and agricultural minerals, injunctions, branding, labeling, mixing, adulterating, collection, payment and disposition of petroleum inspection fees, antifreeze and farm labor contractor bonds and licenses, by transferring the duties and powers of the executive officer of the state department of agriculture to the executive director of the state department of agriculture, defining terms, broadening the powers and duties of the state department of agriculture, clarifying ambiguities, transferring powers and duties of bee and apiary inspectors to the state department of agriculture, restricting the powers of the governor to proclaim and enforce quarantine, broadening the powers and duties of the state quarantine officer, changing definitions, deleting all references to the state board of stock commissioners, clarifying terms, restricting the powers of boards of county commissioners relating to inspections of orchards, nurseries, trees and plants, restricting the right of the state quarantine officer to contract, change methods of service of notices, establishing the powers and duties of the executive director of the state department of agriculture, changing references to stock inspection fund to livestock inspection fund, regulating the delivery of nursery stock, restricting the powers of the Nevada junior livestock show board, prohibiting recording of brands of like designs for use in same positions on animals, providing penalties, requiring signatures on brand inspection clearance certificates, changing the time for notice of levy of tax on sheep to be sent to county commissioners, changing statutory cross references, deleting provision allowing county commissioners to modify the definition of legal fences, authorizing the state department of agriculture to require bonds of operators of public livestock auctions, providing remedies on such bonds, deleting references to the stock inspection fund, requiring livestock receipts to be sent to the state department of agriculture, providing procedures for changing days on which public livestock auctions are held, creating a livestock aid fund and providing for the uses of such fund, providing legal remedies for persons having claims against livestock brokers and dealers, deleting obsolete language, clarifying and simplifying penalties, allowing the state sealer of weights and measures to require bonds of public weighmasters and to issue and compile weight certificate books and charge fees therefor, broadening the powers of the state health officer, requiring primal cuts of meat and shellfish containers to be stamped prior to sale, prohibiting sale of fowl not processed in establishments approved by the state department of health, deleting reference to agriculture registration and enforcement fund, reducing amounts of agricultural seeds subject to labeling, providing for the disposition of inspection fees, authorizing the labor commissioner to require bonds of farm labor contractors and deleting necessity of a court stenographer at hearings on farm labor contractor licenses; providing for the transfer of members of the state board of stock commissioners and for the duties of the executive officer of the state department of agriculture; providing for the transfer of records and funds; to repeal chapter 570 of NRS, relating to the breeding and registration of animals; to repeal NRS sections 552.110, 552.140, 552.150, 552.207, 555.250, 555.430, 555.440, 561.010, to 561.650, inclusive, 565.020, 565.050, 565.060, 567.180 to 567.250, inclusive, 569.030, 569.260, 569.270, 569.460 to 569.490, inclusive, 571.010 to 571.040, inclusive, 576.070, 576.130, 581.040, 581.100, 583.090, 583.100, 586.070, 586.240, 586.320, 586.340, 587.090, 587.110, 587.130, 587.140, 587.330 to 587.350, inclusive, 588.060, 588.220, 588.280, 588.310, 590.390, 590.410 and 619.150, relating to apiary districts, the apiary inspection fund, inspectors, disposition of fees, penalties, delegation of functions, powers and duties of the director appointed to supervise state control of bees and apiaries, the state board of stock commissioners and the state department of agriculture, sheep and goats without brands or marks, recording and rerecording of brands and marks, duties and fees of county recorders, effect of recorded brands and marks, publication of notice, unlawful uses of brands and marks, definitions, brand inspectors, the stock inspection fund, extermination of noxious vermin, county inspectors, bounties, trespassing sheep and goats, animals running at large, diseased animals, livestock and produce brokers, the state sealer of weights and measures and his deputies, inspectors of weights and measures, transportation of poultry, records of purchases of poultry, power and duties of the director of the division of plant industry of the state department of agriculture, deputy state quarantine officers, testing laboratories, claims, rules and regulations and powers and duties of the state quarantine officer, tonnage license fees, distribution and sales of commercial fertilizers and agricultural minerals and the farm labor contractors fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 194–Committee on Livestock.  Approved April 6, 1961

493

305

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act fixing the salaries and compensation of officers, deputy officers and employees of Clark County, Nevada, and repealing all other acts and parts of acts in conflict therewith,” approved March 24, 1955, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 355–Clark County Delegation.  Approved April 6, 1961

585

306

AN ACT to amend chapter 322 of NRS, relating to leases of state lands, by adding new sections granting authority to the director of the state department of conservation and natural resources to make additional leases of state lands and to grant easements over such lands with the concurrence of the governor; to amend NRS section 322.010, relating to leases of state lands, by changing a reference to accommodate such new sections; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 404–Committee on State, County and City Affairs (By request).  Approved April 6, 1961

588

307

AN ACT to provide an additional and supplemental appropriation for the support of the state planning board in carrying out the provisions of chapter 256, Statutes of Nevada 1960, relating to the design, construction and furnishing of additional buildings and facilities on the site of and for the Nevada school of industry in Elko County, Nevada; authorizing the superintendent of the Nevada school of industry, with the approval of the state planning board, to grant and accept certain easements required because of the authorized construction; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 409–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 6, 1961

589

308

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 617.440 and 617.450, relating to occupational diseases, by providing that radiation injuries shall be considered occupational diseases; by providing that such occupational diseases shall be deemed to arise out of and in the course of employment only when they are contracted within 4 years previous to the date of disablement; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 124–Mr. Godbey.  Approved April 6, 1961

589

309

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 369.310 and 369.370, relating to liquor license fees and to refunds, credits and discounts of excise taxes on liquor, by permitting payment of liquor license fees, with penalty, between July 15 and July 31 of each year; by requiring automatic cancellation of such licenses if the license fee is not paid by July 31 of each year; by providing for refund or credit of excise taxes paid on imported liquors actually exported and sold outside the state; by relieving importers from taxation on shipments damaged on the premises; by increasing the amount of discount; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 150–Senator Settelmeyer.  Approved April 6, 1961

593

310

AN ACT to amend NRS section 361.160, which defines personal property in transit through the State of Nevada, by providing that such property shall not be deprived of the property tax exemption because it is being held for resale to customers outside the State of Nevada. Assembly Bill No. 154–Committee on State Publicity and Economic Development.  Approved April 6, 1961

594

311

AN ACT to amend chapter 443 of NRS, relating to tuberculosis, by adding new sections establishing a special silicosis program to be administered by the state department of health; establishing standards of eligibility; creating a fund; and providing for benefits; to repeal NRS section 617.480, relating to special silicosis cases; appropriating moneys; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 186–Senators Lamb, Lemaire, Frank, Gallagher, Slattery, Duffy, Echeverria and Fransway.  Approved April 6, 1961

595

312

AN ACT to amend NRS section 481.140, relating to the composition of the Nevada highway patrol, by increasing the number of authorized personnel of the Nevada highway patrol; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 458–Committee on Way and Means.  Approved April 6, 1961

596

313

AN ACT authorizing expenditures by various departments, boards, agencies, commissions and institutions of the state government for the fiscal years beginning July 1, 1961, and ending June 30, 1962, and beginning July 1, 1962, and ending June 30, 1963; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 247–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 6, 1961

597

314

AN ACT appropriating the sum of $5,000 from the general fund in the state treasury for the use of the state department of purchasing for the purchase of a new motor vehicle for the official use of the governor of the State of Nevada; providing that the used motor vehicle now used by the governor for official business shall be assigned for use in the office of the governor at Las Vegas, Nevada; providing that the used vehicle now in use in the office of the governor at Las Vegas, Nevada, shall be sold; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 248–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 6, 1961

600

315

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation for the support of the 1961 session of the Nevada legislature. Senate Bill No. 249–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 6, 1961

601

316

AN ACT making appropriations from the general fund, the state highway fund, the county gas tax fund and the fish and game fund for the support of the civil government of the State of Nevada for the fiscal years beginning July 1, 1961, and ending June 30, 1962, and beginning July 1, 1962, and ending June 30, 1963; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 250–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 6, 1961

602

317

AN ACT making appropriations from the general fund in the state treasury to the state distributive school fund for the fiscal years beginning July 1, 1961, and ending June 30, 1962, and beginning July 1, 1962, and ending June 30, 1963; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 251–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 6, 1961

608

318

AN ACT fixing the state ad valorem tax levies for the 2 fiscal years commencing July 1, 1961, and ending June 30, 1962, and commencing July 1, 1962, and ending June 30, 1963; providing for the levy and collection of ad valorem taxes on personal property not placed on the secured tax roll; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 252–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 6, 1961

609

319

AN ACT appropriating moneys from the general fund and the fish and game fund for various state capital improvements, physical plant design, construction, rehabilitation, erection, alteration, repairs, additions, equipment and furnishings, real property acquisitions, surveys, preparation of plans, specifications and contract documents, and other things; stating the powers, duties and responsibilities of the state planning board and other officers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 456–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 6, 1961

609

320

AN ACT to amend NRS section 369.330, relating to excise taxes on liquor, by increasing all liquor excise taxes. Senate Bill No. 201–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 6, 1961

614

321

AN ACT to amend Title 39 of NRS, relating to mentally diseased and deficient persons, by creating a new chapter designating the state department of health as the official state agency responsible for developing and administering preventive and out-patient mental health services; defining terms; imposing duties on and granting powers to the state department of health, the state board of health and the state health officer; and providing for in-patient and out-patient care of mentally ill persons; to amend NRS section 439.020, relating to divisions of the state department of health, by specifying that the state department of health shall consist of several bureaus, including the bureau of mental health, divisions and subdivisions; making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury for the support of the bureau of mental health for the fiscal years 1961-1963; requiring cooperation between personnel of the state department of health and the legislative commission and a report to the 52nd session of the Nevada legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 223–Senators Brown, Gallagher, Lamb and Whitacre (By request of the Legislative Commission).  Approved April 6, 1961

614

322

AN ACT to amend chapter 210 of NRS, relating to the Nevada youth training center, by adding new sections creating the Nevada girls training center; providing for an advisory board and superintendent and delineating their powers and duties; providing for a staff; and providing for commitments, paroles and discharges; to amend NRS sections 202.010, 209.250, 210.010, 210.020, 210.040, 210.180, 334.010, 389.020, 391.090, 392.280, 433.120, 439.250 and 482.365, relating to cigarettes, transfers of minors from the Nevada state prison, the Nevada youth training center, state automobiles, education, the superintendent of the Nevada State hospital and the state health officer, by making changes necessitated by the addition of such new sections; to repeal NRS section 210.181, relating to care and custody of female persons committed to the Nevada school of industry; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 237–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 6, 1961

618

323

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, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 334–Messrs. Schouweiler and Bailey.  Approved April 6, 1961

631

324

AN ACT to amend NRS section 387.125, relating to the apportionment of the state distributive school fund, by increasing the annual amounts of money payable as state aid to school districts through apportionment of the state distributive school fund; to amend chapter 387 of NRS, relating to financial support of the public school system, by adding a new section providing for special apportionments to certain school districts; creating the emergency state distributive school fund and making an appropriation therefor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 438–Committee on Education.  Approved April 6, 1961

645

325

AN ACT to amend chapter 590 of NRS, relating to petroleum products and antifreeze, by adding a new section providing standards for testing of petroleum products; to amend NRS sections 590.020, 590.040, 590.060 to 590.100, inclusive, 590.400 and 590.450, which define terms used in such chapter and relate to labeling and specifications of such products, adulterated products, powers and duties of the state sealer of weights and measures, enforcement and penalties, by defining petroleum products; by changing the dimensions of signs and labels; providing for labeling of containers with a net content of 1 gallon or less; exempting small hand measures from the requirement of labeling; by providing new standards for testing products; by reducing the permissible sulphur content of gasoline; by changing the times at which samples of antifreeze may be taken for analysis; by providing for payment for such samples upon demand; by deleting a specific misdemeanor penalty; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 441–Joint Committee on Livestock and Agriculture and Irrigation.  Approved April 6, 1961

647

326

AN ACT to amend NRS section 218.080, relating to Washoe County assembly districts, by redefining such districts and reapportioning the assemblymen therein. Assembly Bill No. 455–Washoe County Delegation.  Approved April 6, 1961

653

327

AN ACT increasing the salaries of certain appointive state officers; to amend NRS sections 209.110, 213.1094, 223.100, 231.080, 331.030, 341.100, 353.170, 360.120, 382.020, 385.170, 414.040, 417.060, 423.060, 472.025, 607.030, 658.040, 680.060 and 703.080, relating to the salaries of the warden of the Nevada state prison, the chief parole and probation officer, the executive assistant to the governor, the director of the department of economic development, the superintendent of the state department of buildings and grounds, the manager and technical supervisor of the state planning board, the director of the budget, the secretary of the Nevada tax commission, the executive secretary of the Nevada historical society, the superintendent of public instruction, the director of civil defense, the superintendent of the Nevada state children’s home, the veterans’ service commissioner and deputy commissioner, the state forester firewarden, the labor commissioner, the superintendent of banks, the commissioner of insurance and the public service commissioners, by increasing such salaries commencing July 1, 1961, and, in some cases, further increasing such salaries commencing July 1, 1962. Assembly Bill No. 450–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 6, 1961

654

328

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 3.030 and 3.040, relating to district judges’ salaries, and the duties and salaries of district judges as circuit judges, by deleting obsolete provisions and increasing the salaries of district judges effective January 1963. Assembly Bill No. 119–Messrs. Swanson, McKissick, Bissett and Parraguirre.  Approved April 6, 1961

658

329

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 463.020, 463.027, 463.028, 463.100, 463.160 and 463.330, relating to definitions in the Nevada Gaming Control Act, organization of the Nevada gaming commission, branch offices of the commission and of the state gaming control board, and costs of administration, by redefining “slot machine” and prohibiting the furnishing of such machines and other gaming devices without a license; by changing the title of the administrative secretary and allowing the commission to fix his salary; by requiring the superintendent of the state department of buildings and grounds to provide office space for the commission and board; by requiring that the commission and board comply with certain provisions of the state budget act; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 200–Mr. Bissett.  Approved April 6, 1961

660

330

AN ACT to amend chapter 501 of NRS, relating to application, administration and enforcement of fish and game laws, by adding a new section authorizing the state board of fish and game commissioners to lease grazing and pasturage rights in real property owned or controlled by the board and to sell timber, crops and agricultural products produced on such real property; imposing certain duties and conditions on the state board of fish and game commissioners relative to such leases and sales; authorizing leases for the extraction of minerals, oil, gas and other hydrocarbons and for thermal power; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 240–Committee on Fish and Game.  Approved April 6, 1961

665

331

AN ACT to amend NRS 686.020, relating to fees and charges of the commissioner of insurance, by providing that an applicant for a nonresident insurance broker’s license who resides within 50 miles of the boundary of the State of Nevada, and whose normal operations would include the transaction of insurance on both sides of such boundary, shall pay the resident fee of $25; by providing a fee of $20 for a vending machine license; and by providing a fee of $10 for issuing a license to a domestic insurance company’s securities salesman. Assembly Bill No. 288–Committee on Insurance.  Approved April 6, 1961

666

332

AN ACT to amend Title 48 of NRS, relating to water, by adding a new chapter to be known as the Weather Modification Research Law; defining terms; authorizing the conduct of weather modification research programs; providing for agreements and payment by counties of part of the costs of such programs; establishing powers and duties of the director of the state department of conservation and natural resources; appropriating moneys to such department; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 306–Messrs. Bailey, Baker, Bleak, Glaser, McElroy, Hafen, Knisley, Swackhamer, Buckingham, Howard, Bastian, Romeo, Delaney and Rowntree.  Approved April 6, 1961

668

333

AN ACT to amend chapter 232 of NRS, relating to the state department of conservation and natural resources, by adding a new section requiring the state department of conservation and natural resources to delineate areas subjected to flood damage and the furnishing of information thereon; providing for cooperation with the state department of health; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 318–Clark County Delegation.  Approved April 6, 1961

669

334

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 116.020 and 116.070, relating to the contents of plats and maps, the dedication of lands for school purposes, and the authority and procedure for the sale of unsuitable dedicated school lands, by deleting the provisions requiring the dedication of a block of land for school purposes in each map covering 40 acres or more; by providing a procedure for the acquisition of school sites in such areas; by providing for the sale of such sites if not used within 10 years from the date of purchase; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 352–Mr. Tyson.  Approved April 6, 1961

670

335

AN ACT to amend chapter 361 of NRS, relating to property taxes, by exempting real and personal property of the Nevada Heritage Association, Inc., from such tax. Assembly Bill No. 423–Committee on Taxation.  Approved April 6, 1961

671

336

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act concerning elected and appointed county officers of Ormsby County, Nevada; fixing the salaries of all county officers in Ormsby County, Nevada; providing for the appointment and salaries of clerks and deputies in those offices; repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith; and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 1, 1957, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 429–Ormsby County Delegation.  Approved April 6, 1961

672

337

AN ACT to amend chapter 218 of NRS, relating to the legislature, by adding a new section providing for the preparation of bill, resolution, journal and history books by legislative employees; providing for the payment of fees for such services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 451–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved April 6, 1961

672

338

AN ACT to amend chapter 202 of NRS, relating to crimes against public health and safety, by adding a new section requiring first aid kits on ambulances and first aid training for drivers and attendants; providing exceptions; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 19–Senator Echeverria.  Approved April 6, 1961

673

339

AN ACT to amend NRS section 6.130, relating to mandatory summoning of grand juries, by requiring a grand jury to be summoned upon presentation of petitions containing signatures of 75 registered voters or the signatures of registered voters equal in number to 5 percent of the number of votes cast within the county at the last preceding general election for the office of Representative in Congress, whichever number of signatures is the greater. Senate Bill No. 126–Committee on Judiciary (by request).  Approved April 6, 1961

674

340

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 370.170, 370.220, 370.260 and 370.350, relating to cigarette taxes, discount allowances for services rendered by wholesalers, the cigarette tax fund and apportionment thereof, by increasing such taxes and apportioning the proceeds of such increase among cities, counties and the state and reducing the discount allowances for services rendered by wholesalers; to amend chapter 370 of NRS, relating to cigarette licenses and taxes, by adding new sections providing for bonds of licensed wholesale cigarette dealers and making exceptions thereto; providing when remittances are due the Nevada tax commission by licensed wholesale cigarette dealers using metered stamping machines; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 139–Senators Brown, Dial, Duffy, Echeverria, Frank, Fransway, Gallagher, Lamb, Lemaire, Monroe, Parks, Rand and Whitacre.  Approved April 6, 1961

675

341

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act authorizing and directing the state planning board to sell or exchange certain parcels of real property in Ormsby County, Nevada, belonging to the State of Nevada; defining the powers and duties of the state planning board, the chairman thereof, and the attorney general in connection therewith; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 17, 1960. Senate Bill No. 158–Senator Dial.  Approved April 6, 1961

677

342

AN ACT authorizing and directing the superintendent of the Nevada state children’s home to convey to the State of Nevada, department of highways, without consideration, certain real property owned by the State of Nevada; providing that the department of highways may convey any portion of such property to the state department of buildings and grounds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 159–Senator Dial (by request).  Approved April 6, 1961

678

343

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 453.020, 453.040, 453.050, 453.090, 453.100, 453.150 and 453.200, relating to narcotic drugs, definitions, licenses, exemptions, records, search, seizure and forfeiture, enforcement and cooperation with federal agencies, by providing that the state board of pharmacy rather than the state board of health shall administer the Uniform Narcotic Drug Act; by restricting exemptions; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 188–Committee on Public Health.  Approved April 6, 1961

679

344

AN ACT to amend NRS section 258.125, relating to fees of constables of Clark County, by amending the fee schedule; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 208–Senator Brown.  Approved April 6, 1961

685

345

AN ACT to amend NRS section 284.173, relating to persons who provide services to state agencies as independent contractors, by allowing payment of expenses to such persons: by changing the provisions relating to filing of contracts with such persons; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 236–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 6, 1961

686

346

AN ACT to amend NRS section 612.550, relating to employers’ contribution rates for the purpose of unemployment compensation, by changing the method of determining when the amount available for benefits in the unemployment compensation fund is insufficient to allow contribution rates of less than 2.7 percent; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 239–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 6, 1961

687

347

AN ACT to amend NRS section 616.135, relating to the Nevada industrial commission commissioner representative of employers, by increasing the annual salary of such commissioner. Senate Bill No. 241–Senators Settelmeyer and Lemaire.  Approved April 6, 1961

690

348

AN ACT to amend NRS section 616.130, relating to the Nevada industrial commission commissioner representative of labor, by increasing the annual salary of such commissioner. Senate Bill No. 242–Senators Settelmeyer and Lemaire.  Approved April 6, 1961

691

349

AN ACT to amend Title 48 of NRS, relating to water by adding a new chapter providing for the regulation of weather modification operations; providing for the powers and duties of the director of the state department of conservation and natural resources; providing for the issuing of licenses and permits; providing fees and penalties; and defining terms; to repeal NRS section 532.190, relating to cooperative agreements for weather modification and cloud seedings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 243–Committee on Agriculture and Irrigation.  Approved April 6, 1961

691

350

AN ACT to amend chapter 612 of NRS, relating to unemployment compensation, by creating a new provision excluding services performed by outside salesmen of merchandise on commission basis from “employment” under the Unemployment Compensation Law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 76–Mr. Rowntree.  Approved April 6, 1961

696

351

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to incorporate the city of Sparks, in Washoe County, and defining the boundaries thereof, and to authorize the establishing of a city government therefor, and other matters relating thereto, and repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith,” approved March 28, 1949, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 220–Messrs. Christensen and Valentine.  Approved April 6, 1961

697

352

AN ACT to amend NRS section 341.150, relating to engineering and architectural services provided by the state planning board, by eliminating the requirement that the board must award contracts to the lowest qualified bidder, and by permitting the board to reject any or all bids. Assembly Bill No. 265–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 6, 1961

713

353

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 284.110 and 284.115, relating to costs of administration of the state personnel act, by establishing a new procedure for payment of the costs of administration of such act by state departments, agencies and institutions; by creating funds; and by providing for the sources and uses of moneys in such funds; providing for the payment of such costs of administration during the transition to such new procedure; transferring and reverting moneys; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 362–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 6, 1961

714

354

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act concerning and relating to certain county officers in Washoe County, Nevada, and fixing their compensation and allowances,” approved March 21, 1945, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 365–Washoe County Delegation (by request).  Approved April 6, 1961

716

355

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 321.090, 321.335 and 321.339, relating to the selection, sale and withdrawal from sale of public lands and state lands, by granting authority to the state land register to select public lands for the state; by providing additional grounds for the rejection of bids and offers to buy state lands; by providing additional reasons for withdrawal or refusal to select public lands; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 405–Committee on State, County and City Affairs.  Approved April 6, 1961

717

356

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act concerning elected and appointed county officers of Ormsby County, Nevada; fixing the salaries of all county officers in Ormsby County, Nevada; providing for the appointment and salaries of clerks and deputies in those offices; repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith; and other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 1, 1957, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 428–Ormsby County Delegation.  Approved April 6, 1961

719

357

AN ACT creating the 1962 state general obligation bond commission and authorizing such commission to issue and sell the general obligation negotiable coupon bonds of the State of Nevada in not to exceed the aggregate principal amount of $1,410,000, for the purpose of constructing, equipping and furnishing in a minimum manner a minimum security prison on lands comprising the state prison farm in Ormsby and Douglas counties, Nevada; prescribing other details and conditions concerning such bonds; authorizing the use and investment of the proceeds of the sale or sales of such bonds; prescribing powers, duties and responsibilities of the 1962 state general obligation bond commission, the state planning board, the state board of finance, the state treasurer and other state officers; creating the 1962 state general obligation bond commission fund in the state treasury and making an appropriation therefor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 446–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 6, 1961

720

358

AN ACT creating the 1963 state general obligation bond commission and authorizing such commission to issue and sell the general obligation negotiable coupon bonds of the State of Nevada in not to exceed the aggregate principal amount of $1,456,000, for the purpose of constructing and furnishing in a minimum manner a social science (history) building at the University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada; prescribing other details and conditions concerning such bonds; authorizing the use and investment of the proceeds of the sale or sales of such bonds; prescribing powers, duties and responsibilities of the 1963 state general obligation bond commission, the state planning board, the state board of finance, the state treasurer and other state officers; creating the 1963 state general obligation bond commission fund in the state treasury and making an appropriation therefor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 447–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 6, 1961

724

359

AN ACT to amend NRS section 125.170, relating to modification of installment judgments for alimony, by providing that such judgments shall not be modified as to unaccrued installments unless the court expressly retained jurisdiction for such modification; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 449–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 6, 1961

728

360

AN ACT to repeal NRS section 218.070, relating to the division of Nye County into assembly districts. Assembly Bill No. 457–Nye County Delegation.  Approved April 6, 1961

729

361

AN ACT to amend chapter 341 of NRS, relating to the state planning board, by adding a new section authorizing the board to contract with the United States in the name of the state and to receive and expend funds made available by the United States; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 454–Mr. Gibson (by request).  Approved April 6, 1961

729

362

AN ACT to amend NRS section 686.010, relating to payment of state taxes by insurance companies, by requiring annuity companies doing business in Nevada to pay an annual tax to the commissioner of insurance; and by requiring domestic insurance and annuity companies to pay a tax to Nevada on business done in other states in which they are not licensed and do not pay a tax. Assembly Bill No. 287–Committee on Insurance.  Approved April 6, 1961

730

363

AN ACT appropriating the sum of $50,000 from the general fund in the state treasury to the state public hospital construction assistance fund for the purpose of constructing the Lyon Health Center, a county general hospital, in Lyon County, Nevada; expressly limiting the use of such appropriated funds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 110–Senator Whitacre.  Approved April 6, 1961

730

364

AN ACT to amend Title 19 of NRS, relating to miscellaneous matters related to government and public affairs, by creating a new chapter relating to the Nevada commission on equal rights of citizens, its composition, powers and duties; making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury for the support of the commission for the fiscal years 1961-1963; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 246–Senators Slattery, Brown, Dial, Dodge, Duffy, Echeverria, Frank, Gallagher, Lamb, McGowan, Monroe, Parks, Rand, Settelmeyer and Whitacre.  Approved April 6, 1961

731

365

AN ACT appropriating moneys from the general fund and the state highway fund for the purpose of effecting pay grade adjustments for employees of the State of Nevada in the classified service for the biennium commencing July 1, 1961, and ending June 30, 1963; imposing certain duties on the director of the state department of personnel and the state board of examiners; providing for the reversion of unexpended appropriated moneys; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 48–Messrs. Pozzi, Young, Waters and Viani.  Approved April 6, 1961

733

366

AN ACT to amend chapter 127 of NRS, relating to adoptions, by adding new sections prescribing the contents of consents to adoption; prescribing the manner and method of execution, acknowledgment and witnessing of consents to adoption; providing for a self-proving affidavit relating to the due execution of consents to adoption; requiring that a copy of every consent to adoption executed in this state be furnished to the state welfare department together with certain other information; and prescribing the confidential nature of such information; to amend NRS sections 127.060, 127.110, 127.120 and 127.150, relating to petitions, investigations and decrees in connection with adoptions, by providing when petitions may be filed and decrees entered; by requiring additional information in petitions; and by providing when reports of investigations shall be filed; to amend NRS sections 424.010 and 424.090, defining the term “foster home” and relating to the applicability of chapter 424 of NRS, by specifically including within such definition homes where children are received, cared for and maintained pending completion of proceedings for adoption of such children by the person or persons maintaining such home; and by exempting such homes from licensing; and to amend NRS section 449.245, relating to release of children from hospitals, by requiring that certain information relating to such releases be furnished to the state welfare department; by prescribing the confidential nature of such information; and by providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 327–Joint Committee of Judiciary and Social Welfare.  Approved April 6, 1961

736

367

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to incorporate the city of Sparks, in Washoe County, and defining the boundaries thereof, and to authorize the establishing of a city government therefor, and other matters relating thereto, and repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith,” approved March 28, 1949, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 398–Messrs. Christensen and Valentine.  Approved April 6, 1961

740

368

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, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 453–Washoe County Delegation.  Approved April 6, 1961

750

369

AN ACT to amend chapter 127 of NRS, relating to adoption of children and adults, by adding a new section providing that it is a misdemeanor for persons or organizations not licensed by the state welfare department to advertise in connection with the placing or supplying of children for adoption; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 433–Committee on Social Welfare.  Approved April 6, 1961

752

370

AN ACT to amend chapter 244 of NRS, relating to county government, by adding a new section authorizing the boards of county commissioners of certain counties to establish the standard of time for their respective counties; to amend NRS section 237.010, relating to daylight saving time, by providing that a proclamation by the governor establishing daylight saving time shall apply only to counties where the boards of county commissioners have not established the standard of time; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 35–Messrs. Von Tobel, Gibson, Tyson, Briare, Hafen, Bunker, Posin and Miss Frazier.  Approved April 6, 1961

753

371

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 219.010, 219.020, 219.030 and 219.040, relating to the board of commissioners for the promotion of uniformity of legislation in the United States, by abolishing such board and designating members of the legislative commission as the commissioners on uniform state laws; making other technical changes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 230–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 6, 1961

754

372

AN ACT to amend NRS section 639.070, relating to the powers and duties of the state board of pharmacy, by allowing such board to adopt a code of ethics. Senate Bill No. 181–Committee on Public Health.  Approved April 6, 1961

755

373

AN ACT to amend NRS sections 178.490 and 178.495, relating to the dismissal of criminal actions, by providing a definite period of time within which an indictment must be found or an information filed, and a definite period of time within which a defendant must be brought to trial after an indictment has been found or an information filed. Senate Bill No. 64–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 6, 1961

756

374

AN ACT authorizing the director of the state department of conservation and natural resources to acquire certain lands from the Federal Government and other owners and lease them for the purpose of disposing of radioactive materials; providing limitations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 444–Nye County Delegation.  Approved April 7, 1961

756

375

AN ACT to amend NRS section 422.150, relating to appointment of the state welfare director, by providing that the state welfare director shall be appointed by the governor; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 25–Committee on State, County and City Affairs.  Approved April 7, 1961

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AN ACT to amend chapter 636 of NRS, relating to optometry, by adding a new section authorizing the Nevada state board of optometry to take legal action to enjoin the unauthorized practice of optometry; to amend NRS sections 636.025, 636.075, 636.100, 636.280 and 636.300, relating to acts constituting optometry practice to the compensation, office, seal and expenses of Nevada state board of optometry, to fees for examinations and licenses, and to unethical or unprofessional conduct, by changing provisions relating to the fitting of contact lenses; by increasing compensation of board members; by providing that the office of the board shall be in the office of the board’s secretary; by increasing certain fees; by providing that advertising free examinations or rates or terms constitutes unethical practice; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 242–Committee on Public Health and Public Morals.  Approved April 7, 1961

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AN ACT to amend NRS section 637.020, defining certain words and terms used in the Dispensing Opticians Act of 1951, by redefining “ophthalmic dispensing” to include the measurement, fitting or adaptation of contact lenses; and by providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 217–Committee on Public Health.  Approved April 7, 1961

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AN ACT relating to building and loan and savings and loan associations; to amend NRS sections 673.003, 673.045, 673.060, 673.080, 673.260, 673.273, 673.275, 673.327, 673.330, 673.333 and 673.430, relating to building and loan and savings and loan associations, by changing the definition of terms; providing for the alteration and amendment of licenses by the commissioner of savings associations; creating a savings and loan fund in the state treasury and providing for the disposition of receipts and expenditures; adding fees for filing applications for licenses; increasing license fees and providing for assessments to operate the department of savings associations; providing for payment of stock dividends and the impairment of permanent stock and loans on unimproved real property; excluding certain fees and costs from initial loan fees; and increasing fees for supervision and examinations; to amend NRS sections 673.040, 673.043, 673.050, 673.110 to 673.250, inclusive, 673.270, 673.317 to 673.319, inclusive, 673.339, 673.390, 673.410, 673.420, 673.440 to 673.590, inclusive, 673.620, 673.630, 673.670, 673.690 and 673.770 to 673.800, inclusive, by making those sections applicable to the commissioner of savings associations rather than referring to the superintendent of banks; to amend chapter 673 of NRS, relating to building and loan and savings and loan associations, by adding new sections defining terms, creating a department of savings associations, the office of commissioner of savings associations and the savings association board; providing for the appointment, salary, expenses, qualifications, assistants and office space of the commissioner of savings associations; providing for the composition, qualifications, terms, removal, filling of vacancies, quorum, compensation, expenses, powers and duties of the savings association board; providing for review by the state board of finance and appeals to the courts; authorizing investments by associations, the establishment and maintenance of branch offices; providing for unlawful acts of officers, directors and employees and their reimbursement for expenses for defending legal actions; to repeal NRS sections 673.033, 673.277 and 673.322, relating to the superintendent of banks, permissible investments and restrictions on loans to officers, directors and employees; transferring records and other property from the superintendent of banks to the commissioner of savings associations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 177–Committee on Banks, Banking and Corporations.  Approved April 7, 1961

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