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Statutes of the State of Nevada - Fifty-Eighth Session, 1975

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the legislative fund. Senate Bill No. 1–Senator Lamb.  Approved January 23, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 78.020, relating to private corporations, by deleting typographical error referring to “county” and substituting “country.” Senate Bill No. 32–Senator Monroe.  Approved February 12, 1975

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AN ACT relating to Carson City; authorizing the city to purchase, otherwise acquire, improve and equip facilities to comprise a municipal water system, to issue bonds and other securities, constituting general obligations, to defray in part the cost thereof, to construct, purchase, otherwise acquire, improve and operate recreational and park facilities, and also to issue bonds and other securities, constituting general obligations, to defray in part the cost thereof; providing for the payment of such securities, the security therefor, and other details in connection therewith; otherwise stating powers, rights, privileges, duties, immunities, liabilities, disabilities, other limitations and other details in connection therewith, including, without limitation, by reference to the Local Government Securities Law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 218–Assemblymen Jacobsen and Glover.  Approved February 14, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 278.320, relating to subdivision of land, by authorizing certain boards of county commissioners to exempt parcels of land from the requirements of the statutes regulating the subdivision of land if such parcels are owned by a Nevada nonprofit corporation as immediate successor in title to a railroad company; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 159–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved February 17, 1975

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AN ACT relating to taxes derived from motor vehicle fuel used in aircraft; providing for distribution of such taxes to counties on a quarterly rather than monthly basis; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 60–Committee on Taxation.  Approved February 17, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 644.180, relating to the board of cosmetology revolving fund, by substituting “chief of the budget division of the department of administration” for “director of the budget” to set forth the correct title of that officer. Senate Bill No. 38–Senator Monroe.  Approved February 21, 1975

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled, “An Act relating to youth services; creating a youth services agency within the department of health, welfare and rehabilitation; establishing a single youth services agency advisory board; establishing the northern Nevada children’s home and the southern Nevada children’s home as separate institutions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved May 3, 1973. Senate Bill No. 39–Senator Monroe.  Approved February 21, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 497.190, relating to the powers of the board of adjustment in regard to airport zoning regulations, by deleting reference to NRS 497.120 and substituting reference to NRS 497.130 which specifies the procedure for obtaining a variance. Assembly Bill No. 74–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved February 21, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 477.030, relating to the powers and duties of the state fire marshal and his deputies, by removing the duty to enforce ordinances; removing powers and duties related to the construction, maintenance and regulation of fire escapes; redefining the areas of application of the state fire marshal’s powers and duties for consistency with the language used in the National Fire Protection Association standards; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 37–Assemblymen Getto, Jacobsen and Dini.  Approved February 21, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 333.300, relating to procedures for state purchasing, by deleting reference to NRS 333.140 and substituting NRS 333.250 to provide the correct procedure for scheduling commodity purchases. Assembly Bill No. 73–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved February 21, 1975

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AN ACT relating to local government finances; revising list of expenditures permitted from separate bank accounts of certain school districts and county hospitals; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 59–Committee on Taxation.  Approved February 21, 1975

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AN ACT relating to county hospitals; removing obsolete provision in NRS 450.230 relating to methods of accounting. Assembly Bill No. 57–Committee on Taxation.  Approved February 21, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the state housing commission; revising the composition and duties thereof; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 40–Assemblymen May, Glover and Barengo.  Approved February 21, 1975

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AN ACT to amend section 14.4 of chapter 553, Statutes of Nevada 1973, to correct technical defect in amendment of Reno city charter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 78–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved February 21, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 244.680, relating to short-term financing by counties, by deleting obsolete reference to former temporary emergency loan procedure. Assembly Bill No. 75–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved February 21, 1975

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AN ACT relating to public housing authorities; revising and consolidating certain statutory provisions relating to the organization, powers and duties of such authorities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 41–Assemblymen May, Glover and Barengo.  Approved February 24, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 436.012 and NRS 436.018, relating to mental health services, by deleting incorrect references to the “department of personnel” and substituting the correct reference to the “personnel division of the department of administration.” Senate Bill No. 36–Senator Monroe.  Approved February 24, 1975

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AN ACT to amend section 2.5 of chapter 752, Statutes of Nevada 1973, to correct technical defect in amendment of Las Vegas city charter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 30–Senator Monroe.  Approved February 24, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 540.590, relating to liabilities incurred by the boards of supervisors of drainage districts, by deleting the reference to the “state board of finance” and substituting “Nevada tax commission” to conform to change in the approving authority for short-term financing. Senate Bill No. 37–Senator Monroe.  Approved February 24, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 353.145, relating to a canceled state controller’s warrant; providing that renewal of claim be presented to state board of examiners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 40–Senator Lamb.  Approved February 24, 1975

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AN ACT relating to state financial administration; providing for the clerk of the state board of examiners to approve claims against the state under certain circumstances; and requiring the chief of the budget division of the department of administration to report expenditures from the emergency account in the state general fund. Senate Bill No. 41–Senator Lamb.  Approved February 24, 1975

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AN ACT relating to special fuel taxation; requiring certain dealers and users to file return and pay taxes by specified date. Senate Bill No. 65–Committee on Transportation.  Approved February 24, 1975

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AN ACT to amend an act entitled, “An Act relating to the state government; transferring the functions of the Colorado River commission to the state department of conservation and natural resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved May 3, 1973. Senate Bill No. 29–Senator Monroe.  Approved February 24, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 377.010 to conform short title of chapter 377 of NRS to terminology used in remainder of the chapter. Senate Bill No. 35–Senator Monroe.  Approved February 24, 1975

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AN ACT creating a committee to study electric utility companies, gas utility companies and the public service commission of Nevada; requiring the committee to submit a report and recommendations to the legislature; providing for payment of expenses and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 275–Committee on Commerce.  Approved February 25, 1975

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AN ACT relating to equipment of vehicles; conforming statutory language for vehicle reflector visibility requirement; increasing the reflector visibility requirement for bicycles and motorcycles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 61–Committee on Transportation.  Approved February 26, 1975

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AN ACT relating to sale, lease or rental of real property belonging to a school district; providing for the sale of real property belonging to the district without independent appraisal where the fair market value is $5,000 or less; reducing the number of appraisers required to be appointed; clarifying procedures; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 13–Committee on Education.  Approved February 26, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 386.345 relating to payment of travel expenses and per diem allowances by the board of trustees of a school district; by expanding the number of trustees from a school district that may attend national school board association meetings outside the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 10–Committee on Education.  Approved February 26, 1975

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AN ACT relating to motor vehicle equipment; conforming provision on safety glazing material to conform to new title of institute which establishes standards for such material. Assembly Bill No. 125–Committee on Transportation.  Approved February 26, 1975

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AN ACT relating to elections; changing voting hours in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 25–Assemblyman Dini.  Approved February 26, 1975

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AN ACT relating to equipment of vehicles; revising provisions; exempting mobile homes from additional lighting requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 123–Committee on Transportation.  Approved February 26, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the legislature; authorizing expenditures of certain legislative travel expenses for committee and subcommittee hearings. Assembly Bill No. 318–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved February 28, 1975

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AN ACT relating to emergency medical care; changing the term “paramedic” to “advanced emergency medical technician-ambulance.” Assembly Bill No. 145–Committee on Health and Welfare.  Approved February 28, 1975

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AN ACT relating to search warrants; specifying that a search warrant shall be served between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., unless the magistrate directs otherwise. Senate Bill No. 54–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 4, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the Local Government Employee-Management Relations Act; providing that agreements between local government employers and employee organizations may extend beyond the term of office of any member or officer of the local government employer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 166–Senators Raggio and Dodge.  Approved March 4, 1975

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AN ACT relating to parole and probation; adding to the sources from which funds, services, equipment, supplies and gifts may be accepted by the state board of parole commissioners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 106–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 4, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the state public defender; enabling the state public defender, prior to designation as counsel for an indigent, to interview the indigent when he is arrested and confined for public offense; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 71–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 4, 1975

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AN ACT relating to interstate waters; exempting certain powers of the administrator of the division of Colorado River resources of the state department of conservation and natural resources from regulation by the public service commission of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 104–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 4, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 485.303, relating to drivers’ licenses and registration, by removing the provision that a discharge in bankruptcy does not relieve a judgment debtor from certain requirements of the Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act. Senate Bill No. 62–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 4, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the state engineer; eliminating the state engineer’s revolving fund; providing for use and accounting of certain fees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 105–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 4, 1975

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AN ACT relating to public school enrollment; revising provisions concerning the minimum age permissible for kindergarten enrollment; clarifying provisions relating to apportionment of school funds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 20–Committee on Education.  Approved March 4, 1975

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AN ACT authorizing the city of Sparks to issue, in addition to other securities for other purposes, not to exceed $70,000 of bonds for the improvement, construction, other acquisition and equipment of Stempeck Park and to expend the bond proceeds in part for the purchase, construction, other acquisition, improvement and equipment of park and recreation facilities; providing for the payment of the bonds, any prior redemption premiums due in connection therewith, and the interest thereon by annual levies and the collection of general (ad valorem) taxes; providing other details in connection therewith; otherwise stating powers, rights, privileges, duties, immunities, liabilities, disabilities, other limitations and other details in connection therewith, including, without limitation, by reference to the City Bond Law and the Local Government Securities Law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 274–Assemblymen Christensen, Mello and Benkovich.  Approved March 4, 1975

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AN ACT relating to motor vehicle registration; prohibiting display or possession of registration or ownership document known to be invalid or operation of vehicle with an altered identification number or mark; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 64–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT making an additional and supplemental appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury for the support of the northern Nevada children’s home division of the youth services agency of the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 254–Assemblymen Mello, Glover, Dini, Jacobsen, Robinson, Wittenberg, Bremner, Weise and Brookman.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT making an additional and supplemental appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the department of the military; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 246–Assemblymen Dini and Mello.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT making additional and supplemental appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the southern Nevada children’s home division in the youth services agency of the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 244–Assemblymen Bremner, Brookman, Mello, Robinson, Banner, Vergiels, Price, Mann, Lowman, Sena, Wittenberg, Howard, Glover and Barengo.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT making additional and supplemental appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury for the support of the office of the extradition clerk. Assembly Bill No. 216–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT relating to aging services; expanding provisions for composition, organization and functions of state advisory committee on older Americans in the division of aging services of the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 168–Assemblymen Brookman, Bremner, Vergiels, Banner, Robinson, Demers, Dreyer, Mann, Price, Murphy, Barengo, Jeffrey, Heaney, Polish, Getto, Weise, Bennett, Hayes, Ford, Benkovich, Coulter, Hickey, Chaney and Dini.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the rehabilitation division of the department of human resources; requiring the chief of each bureau of the rehabilitation division to be directly responsible to the administrator of such division; requiring the chief of each bureau to obtain the approval of the administrator prior to the employment of any staff member; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 135–Committee on Health and Welfare.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 334.010, relating to state automobiles, by increasing the purchase price limit for which certain automobiles may be purchased; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 163–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund to the state board of examiners for the purpose of paying certain claims. Assembly Bill No. 65–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the exchange of state lands; providing that lands received from the United States in exchange for state land may be sold only by express legislative authority. Senate Bill No. 97–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the licensing and registration of motor vehicles; changing the standard used to determine the type of truck which may carry personalized license plates. Senate Bill No. 67–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT relating to vehicle registration; allowing the department of motor vehicles to assign a distinguishing number to any trailer with an obliterated identification number and to charge a fee for assigning and recording the number; providing for fees for assignment of distinguishing numbers to homemade vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 66–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT relating to property taxation; revising provisions on use of assessment factors; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 61–Committee on Taxation.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT relating to shorthand reporting; lowering the minimum age required for registration as a certified shorthand reporter. Assembly Bill No. 68–Assemblymen Ashworth, Banner, Mann, Dreyer, Benkovich, Sena, Price, Dini, Harmon, Craddock, Brookman, Schofield, Heaney, Weise, Young, Bremner, Mello, Coulter, Jeffrey, Polish, Robinson, Jacobsen, Bennett and Chaney.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT relating to property taxation; requiring a county assessor to give written notice to a taxpayer of the assessed valuation of his property following an appraisal or reappraisal; setting an earlier date for county assessors to complete ascertainment of property subject to taxation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 63–Committee on Taxation.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the rehabilitation division of the department of human resources; requiring that the administrator prepare a consolidated state plan for certain programs administered by the division for submission to the Federal Government; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 134–Committee on Health and Welfare.  Approved March 6, 1975

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AN ACT relating to water supply; directing the division of water resources of the state department of conservation and natural resources to commence negotiations with appropriate agencies of the states of Arizona and Utah concerning allocation of water supplies of the Virgin River and its tributaries; directing the state engineer to submit a progress report to the 59th session of the legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 82–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 7, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the Local Government Purchasing Act; permitting a member of a local government governing body to sell to such governing body services and supplies in an aggregate monthly value of $250. Senate Bill No. 55–Senator Blakemore.  Approved March 7, 1975

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AN ACT relating to property taxation; removing requirement of entry into military service from Nevada to qualify severely disabled veteran for tax exemption. Assembly Bill No. 53–Assemblymen Hickey, May, Mann, Polish, Jeffrey, Banner, Hayes, Sena, Schofield, Lowman, Moody, Murphy, Benkovich, Ford, Price, Harmon, Vergiels, Christensen, Demers, Heaney, Jacobsen, Dreyer, Robinson, Dini, Howard, Bennett, Chaney, Wagner, Glover, Weise, Wittenberg, Mello, Bremner, Coulter and Barengo.  Approved March 7, 1975

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AN ACT relating to hydrographic surveys; abolishing the hydrographic fund and providing for payment of costs of suit and survey related services and cost. Assembly Bill No. 180–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 333.390, relating to State Purchasing Act; eliminating aggregate provision of local purchase authorization; directing using agencies to keep records of accounts and expenditures; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 171–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT relating to traffic laws; requiring certain police officers to report to the department of motor vehicles driver refusals to take required chemical tests. Assembly Bill No. 126–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT relating to crippled children; requiring authorization from the health division before services may be provided for crippled children who meet certain eligibility requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 113–Assemblymen Bennett and Chaney.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT relating to licensing of foster homes for children; providing for provisional and special licenses for foster homes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 109–Assemblymen Bennett, Lowman and Chaney.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 412.336, relating to appointment of trial and defense counsel, by deleting the term “law officer” and inserting the term “military judge” to conform with remaining sections of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Assembly Bill No. 102–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT to amend section 4 of chapter 723, Statutes of Nevada 1973, to correct technical defect in amendment of North Las Vegas city charter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 77–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the age of majority; conforming certain provisions in NRS to chapter 753, Statutes of Nevada 1973. Assembly Bill No. 240–Assemblyman Dreyer.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT relating to public records; establishing a procedure for the destruction or disposition of obsolete records by local governments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 260–Assemblyman Schofield.  Approved March 13, 1975

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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, under a new charter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 9, 1971, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 316–Assemblyman Polish.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT relating to restitution by persons convicted of crimes; providing that restitution may be made a condition of probation, suspension of sentence or parole under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 17–Senator Sheerin.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT amending NRS 252.050, relating to the location and hours of the district attorney’s office; revising provisions relating to the days and hours the office must be open; permitting county commissioners to authorize district attorneys to maintain branch offices at public expense; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 42–Senator Monroe.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT relating to public lands; changing the executive head of the division of state lands to an administrator; making him the ex officio state land registrar; correcting the designation of state land registrar from state land register; changing certain of his duties; revising fee schedules; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 175–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT relating to peace officers; expanding the definition of “peace officer” to include security officers working for the legislature of the State of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 215–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT relating to audits of boards and commissions; expands list of boards required to engage independent accountant for audit of fiscal records; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 149–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT relating to state financial administration; making technical revisions to correct certain inappropriate and inaccurate language. Senate Bill No. 148–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT relating to tear gas bombs and weapons; making county sheriffs responsible for issuing permits or licenses for possession, transportation or sale of such devices; permitting personnel of the Nevada state prison and the Nevada highway patrol to purchase, possess or transport such devices; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 135–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT relating to vehicles; exempting ambulances, hearses and certain tow cars from certain license fees. Senate Bill No. 125–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 13, 1975

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AN ACT relating to equipment of vehicles; revising provision concerning head lamps on motor vehicles. Senate Bill No. 124–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 14, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the healing arts; repealing the Basic Sciences Act of 1951; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 11–Assemblymen Getto, Dini, Howard, Heaney, Robinson, Polish and Jacobsen.  Approved March 14, 1975

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AN ACT relating to liquid silicone substances; prohibiting the injection of such substances into the human body; prohibiting the sale of such substances for injection into the human body; providing penalties; adding to the grounds for suspension or revocation of licenses under chapters 630, 633 and 634A of NRS; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 36–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 14, 1975

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AN ACT relating to certain funds of the welfare division of the department of human resources; abolishing the foster care fund, child welfare services fund and handicapped children fund; creating the state child welfare services fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 107–Assemblymen Bennett, Chaney and Lowman.  Approved March 18, 1975

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AN ACT relating to traffic laws; revising provisions concerning arrest without a warrant for violation of certain traffic laws; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 187–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 18, 1975

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AN ACT relating to interstate waters; permitting the administrator of the division of Colorado River resources of the state department of conservation and natural resources to contract for the use, exchange and purchase of power from any source; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 268–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 18, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the bureau of services to the blind in the rehabilitation division of the department of human resources; authorizing the bureau to comply with federal requirements relating to the vending stand program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 59–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved March 18, 1975

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AN ACT relating to blood and blood products; authorizing certain health agencies and officers to disseminate to blood banks identifying data concerning any person with a history of viral hepatitis; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 68–Senators Raggio and Walker.  Approved March 18, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the state board of examiners; allowing the authorization of a petty cash account for a state agency; providing criteria for purpose and payment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 185–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved March 18, 1975

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the legislative fund. Senate Bill No. 249–Committee on Finance.  Approved March 19, 1975

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AN ACT relating to equipment of vehicles; requiring use of portable lamps on towed vehicle in daylight as well as darkness. Assembly Bill No. 116–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 19, 1975

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AN ACT relating to equipment of vehicles; increasing the minimum gross weight and otherwise revising brake equipment requirements for trailers and other vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 154–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 19, 1975

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AN ACT relating to vehicle licensing; exempting certain plates from the duplicate plate fee; and clarifying requirements for substitute and duplicate certificates, decals and plates. Assembly Bill No. 149–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 19, 1975

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AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; adding to the list of grounds for suspension; clarifying procedures for issuance of demerit points under the demerit point system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 124–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 19, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the taxation of mines; providing a definition of “royalty payment”; revising amounts and procedures for imposing penalties for failure to file required statements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 198–Assemblyman Dini.  Approved March 20, 1975

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the University of Nevada for equipment purchases, renovation and operation of the state analytical laboratory in order to provide water quality analysis required by the Environmental Protection Agency. Senate Bill No. 2–Senator Dodge.  Approved March 20, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the General Improvement District Law; increasing the permitted compensation payable to trustees of districts with certain basic powers; clarifying the priority of the district’s lien for unpaid rates, tolls or charges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 221–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 20, 1975

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AN ACT relating to care of indigent tubercular patients; authorizing the health division of the department of human resources to investigate their financial resources and determine their ability to contribute to cost of public medical and hospital care. Assembly Bill No. 144–Committee on Health and Welfare.  Approved March 20, 1975

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AN ACT relating to highways and roads law; requiring the board of directors of the department of highways to prepare and submit to the governor a proposed work program for the ensuing fiscal year; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 273–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 20, 1975

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AN ACT relating to registered professional engineers and land surveyors; providing additional ground for revoking professional certificates of registration. Senate Bill No. 210–Senator Gibson.  Approved March 20, 1975

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AN ACT relating to county government; authorizing the board of county commissioners to include the expense of maintaining an art center in the annual budget of the county; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 219–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 20, 1975

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AN ACT making additional and supplemental appropriations from the general fund in the state treasury for the support of the Nevada state prison; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 143–Committee on Finance.  Approved March 21, 1975

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AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund to the reserve for statutory contingency fund. Senate Bill No. 141–Committee on Finance.  Approved March 21, 1975

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AN ACT relating to traffic laws; changing the responsibility of a person in charge of a garage or repair shop for reporting to law enforcement authorities his receipt of certain damaged vehicles; excepting vehicles with damage stickers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 129–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 21, 1975

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AN ACT relating to traffic laws; requiring a peace officer to include the driver’s license number, if any, on a traffic citation. Senate Bill No. 126–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 21, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 269.169, relating to amendment or extension of town code, to correctly provide that an amendment or extension be filed with the supreme court law library. Senate Bill No. 34–Senator Monroe.  Approved March 21, 1975

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AN ACT to amend NRS 205.271, relating to crimes concerning motor vehicles, to furnish correct internal reference. Senate Bill No. 33–Senator Monroe.  Approved March 21, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the labor commissioner; requiring admission to practice in Nevada as qualification for legal counsel under contract to the commissioner; and defining the scope of such counsel’s authority. Assembly Bill No. 306–Assemblymen Barengo and Banner.  Approved March 21, 1975

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108

AN ACT relating to marriage licenses; authorizing the issuance of marriage licenses at one place in addition to the county seat in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 145–Senator Foote.  Approved March 21, 1975

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109

AN ACT relating to civil defense; providing for the ratification of the Interstate Civil Defense and Disaster Compact; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 81–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 24, 1975

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110

AN ACT relating to hearing aid specialists; increasing license fees and changing accounting procedures for fees received; amending the powers of the board of hearing aid specialists regarding disciplinary actions; providing for an injunction; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 138–Senator Walker.  Approved March 24, 1975

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AN ACT relating to the state department of conservation and natural resources; authorizing the director to delegate certain powers to the administrators or executive heads of the divisions within the department. Assembly Bill No. 289–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 25, 1975

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AN ACT relating to property taxation; clarifying use of descriptions of land by reference to certain maps in possession of county officers. Assembly Bill No. 258–Assemblymen Schofield, Demers, Chaney, Dreyer, Bennett, Harmon, Banner, Robinson, Vergiels and Sena.  Approved March 25, 1975

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AN ACT relating to hot lunches for persons 60 years of age or older; permitting boards of trustees of school districts to make agreements involving the preparation of such lunches in connection with school lunches; placing certain limitations on such agreements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 229–Assemblymen Polish, Hickey, Vergiels, Brookman, Bennett and Howard.  Approved March 25, 1975

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114

AN ACT relating to public buildings and facilities; requiring that new buildings and facilities provide toilet facilities accessible to and usable by the physically handicapped; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 8–Senators Hilbrecht, Gojack, Sheerin, Schofield, Foote and Neal.  Approved March 26, 1975

155

115

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; requiring staggered registration for certain vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 128–Committee on Transportation.  Approved March 26, 1975

156

116

AN ACT relating to property and equipment records and inventory controls of local governments; requiring local governments to establish and maintain certain records and controls and to notify the Nevada tax commission of the person designated as responsible for such maintenance; repealing a provision requiring counties to make and file a complete inventory; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 273–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 26, 1975

157

117

AN ACT relating to short-term financing of local governments; designating the secretary of the Nevada tax commission to approve or disapprove resolutions of local governments authorizing short-term financing; providing for appeals from such decisions to the commission; providing that the secretary of the Nevada tax commission, instead of the commission itself, may approve dispensing with collection of any special tax to reimburse local government funds from which loans have been made under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 277–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 26, 1975

157

118

AN ACT to amend NRS 354.615, relating to budget augmentation by local governments, by permitting augmentation by a majority vote of the governing body; shortening the time required after publication of notice of proposed augmentation before a vote may be taken. Senate Bill No. 278–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 26, 1975

159

119

AN ACT to amend NRS 354.150, relating to transfers of county dormant funds, by eliminating the requirement that a board of county commissioners obtain prior approval from the state board of finance for such transfers. Senate Bill No. 280–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 26, 1975

159

120

AN ACT relating to local government budgets; adjusting the time limits on publication of the notice of public hearing on tentative budgets; requiring that copies of final and default budgets, with proof of publication of notice of public hearing, be submitted to the Nevada tax commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 281–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 26, 1975

160

121

AN ACT making appropriations from the general fund in the state treasury to the public service commission of Nevada for expenses in administering the state petroleum allocation set-aside program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 163–Committee on Finance.  Approved March 27, 1975

162

122

AN ACT making additional and supplemental appropriations from the general fund in the state treasury for the support of the Nevada girls training center. Senate Bill No. 175–Committee on Finance.  Approved March 27, 1975

162

123

AN ACT making an additional and supplemental appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the Nevada youth training center division of the youth services agency of the department of human resources for the purpose of meeting increased costs due to inflation and an increase in youths participating in the program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 181–Senator Monroe.  Approved March 27, 1975

163

124

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the department of general services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 182–Committee on Finance.  Approved March 27, 1975

163

125

AN ACT relating to school property; increasing the rental value that school district real property must have before a formal appraisal is required for leasing the property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 211–Committee on Education.  Approved March 27, 1975

164

126

AN ACT relating to planning and zoning; permitting use of fact of public benefit from vacating street in determining consideration to be paid for the street; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 220–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 27, 1975

164

127

AN ACT relating to gaming licensing and control; increasing maximum number of games allowed under a holiday or special event permit; changing the fees to be charged and collected under the holiday or special event permit; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 223–Senator Monroe.  Approved March 27, 1975

166

128

AN ACT relating to the travel revolving fund; allowing the state treasurer to designate additional representatives to sign checks and warrants drawn upon the fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 235–Senator Foote.  Approved March 27, 1975

167

129

AN ACT relating to retarded persons; increasing the minimum funding for community training centers for such persons. Senate Bill No. 298–Committee on Finance.  Approved March 27, 1975

168

130

AN ACT to amend NRS 104.903, relating to required refilings of secured transactions, to correct internal reference. Assembly Bill No. 104–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 28, 1975

168

131

AN ACT relating to mining claims; repealing provision requiring the filing of a duplicate copy of a mining location notice. Senate Bill No. 241–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 28, 1975

169

132

AN ACT to repeal chapter 355, Statutes of Nevada 1971, at page 637, entitled “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, as amended,” approved April 17, 1971. Senate Bill No. 268–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 28, 1975

169

133

AN ACT relating to the Nevada junior livestock show board; expanding the board’s responsibilities to include additional events; providing for an increase in the membership of the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 162–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 28, 1975

170

134

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the public health facilities construction assistance fund for construction costs of the Lincoln County Hospital; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 243–Assemblymen Polish, Hickey, Murphy, Howard, Glover, Robinson, Banner, Brookman, Bremner, Jeffrey and Wittenberg.  Approved March 28, 1975

172

135

AN ACT making additional and supplemental appropriations from the general fund in the state treasury for the support of the Nevada mental health institute; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 252–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved March 28, 1975

172

136

AN ACT relating to professional engineers and surveyors; further defining persons exempt from the provisions concerning professional engineers; restating applicability of provisions on professional engineers and surveyors to employees of public utility companies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 272–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved March 28, 1975

173

137

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Nevada State Library for the purchase of books and purchase and operation of bookmobiles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 247–Assemblymen Mello, Wittenberg, Bremner, Price, Dini, Howard, Harmon, Glover, May, Young, Sena, Craddock, Hayes, Jacobsen, Dreyer, Ford, Schofield, Wagner, Weise, Getto, Barengo, Murphy, Brookman, Lowman, Heaney, Moody, Bennett, Chaney, Christensen, Robinson, Coulter, Benkovich, Hickey, Polish, Jeffrey and Vergiels.  Approved March 28, 1975

174

138

AN ACT relating to the office of justice of the peace; providing an alternate method for filling a vacancy in the office of justice of the peace; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 463–Committee on Elections.  Approved April 3, 1975

174

139

AN ACT relating to the welfare division of the department of human resources; abolishing the state welfare fund and the welfare research fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 111–Assemblymen Bennett, Lowman and Chaney.  Approved April 3, 1975

175

140

AN ACT relating to motor vehicle equipment; restricting the use of studded tires; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 233–Assemblymen Mello, Howard, Dini, Getto, Murphy, Weise, Wittenberg, Christensen, Moody, Coulter, Benkovich, Barengo, Young and Heaney.  Approved April 3, 1975

176

141

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; providing a 45-day period within which new Nevada residents must obtain a Nevada driver’s license as a prerequisite to driving any motor vehicle in Nevada. Assembly Bill No. 282–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 3, 1975

177

142

AN ACT relating to the public employees’ retirement system; repealing provision requiring legislative auditor to make periodic examination of certain records of the system. Assembly Bill No. 200–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 3, 1975

178

143

AN ACT relating to fund structure in program of state aid to the medically indigent; deleting the requirement of having a Title XIX fund in the state treasury. Assembly Bill No. 110–Assemblymen Bennett, Lowman and Chaney.  Approved April 3, 1975

178

144

AN ACT relating to parole and probation; enlarging the circumstances of authorized disclosure of information obtained by certain employees of the department of parole and probation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 195–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 3, 1975

179

145

AN ACT relating to legislators’ printing allowances; amending provisions of NRS on legislators’ stationery, cards and other materials; authorizing additional purchases by legislators; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 31–Assemblyman Jacobsen.  Approved April 3, 1975

179

146

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation from the state general fund for payment of additional taxes due to Carson City under subsection 4 of NRS 361.055. Assembly Bill No. 43–Assemblymen Glover and Jacobsen.  Approved April 3, 1975

180

147

AN ACT making appropriations from the general fund and the state highway fund in the state treasury to the stale claims fund account. Assembly Bill No. 207–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 3, 1975

180

148

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund to the emergency fund account. Assembly Bill No. 208–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 3, 1975

181

149

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the purchasing division of the department of general services for purchase of warehouse and warehouse site; providing for the repayment of the acquisition cost; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 221–Assemblyman Dreyer.  Approved April 3, 1975

181

150

AN ACT making an appropriation to the central data processing division of the department of general services to implement a payroll and personnel data system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 251–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 3, 1975

182

151

AN ACT relating to certified shorthand reporters; abolishing the shorthand reporters’ fund; permitting the executive secretary of the certified shorthand reporters board of Nevada to deposit funds in Nevada banks or savings and loan institutions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 280–Assemblymen Robinson and Banner.  Approved April 3, 1975

182

152

AN ACT relating to the state controller; authorizing the state controller, upon written request, to make deductions from a state officer’s or employee’s pay for payment to such person’s employee organization or credit union. Assembly Bill No. 322–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 3, 1975

183

153

AN ACT relating to gasoline and lubricating oil specifications; authorizing the state sealer of weights and measures to adopt emergency specifications for gasoline; clarifying provisions on motor oils subject to Society of Automotive Engineers specifications; exempting certain oils from labeling requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 87–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved April 3, 1975

184

154

AN ACT relating to pesticides; revising the definition of “restricted use pesticide” to include pesticides classified as “restricted use” under federal law; requiring the registration of persons engaged in the retail sale or distribution of restricted use pesticides; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 109–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved April 3, 1975

186

155

AN ACT relating to control of noxious weeds; repealing provisions authorizing the state department of agriculture to study the poisonous plant halogeton glomeratus. Senate Bill No. 115–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved April 3, 1975

188

156

AN ACT relating to federal tax liens; eliminating the need of indicating the time of receipt on county recorder’s alphabetical index; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 238–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 3, 1975

189

157

AN ACT relating to married women as sole traders; repealing all sections of chapter 124 of NRS. Senate Bill No. 286–Senators Close, Bryan, Dodge, Hilbrecht, Sheerin, Wilson and Foote.  Approved April 3, 1975

190

158

AN ACT relating to merit awards to state employees; providing for alternative choice of secretary of merit award board; increasing maximum expenditures allowable for individual cash awards and yearly merit award plans. Assembly Bill No. 66–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 4, 1975

190

159

AN ACT making an appropriation to the bureau of services to the blind in the rehabilitation division of the department of human resources for the purpose of constructing and equipping vending stands to be operated by blind persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 264–Assemblymen Murphy, Brookman, Price, Mann, Bremner, Harmon, Vergiels, Coulter and Benkovich.  Approved April 4, 1975

191

160

AN ACT relating to the state legislature; requiring a fiscal note to be provided by the research and fiscal analysis division of the legislative counsel bureau on bills having a financial impact on local governments; requiring the legislative counsel to send a copy of the original fiscal note to committee chairmen to which a bill has been referred; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 250–Assemblymen Dini, Ford, Ashworth and Jacobsen.  Approved April 4, 1975

191

161

AN ACT relating to the practice of chiropractic; prescribing an additional penalty for chiropractors guilty of unprofessional conduct. Senate Bill No. 260–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved April 7, 1975

193

162

AN ACT relating to pharmacists and pharmacy; increasing the statutory fees charged by the state board of pharmacy; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 248–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved April 7, 1975

194

163

AN ACT relating to parolees; requiring a preliminary inquiry following the arrest of a parolee for alleged parole violations to determine if probable cause for revocation of parole exists; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 198–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 7, 1975

195

164

AN ACT relating to fish and game administration; allowing the use of certain moneys for the administration and enforcement of the Nevada Boat Act. Senate Bill No. 131–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 7, 1975

198

165

AN ACT relating to the bureau of services to the blind of the rehabilitation division of the department of human resources; changing certain requirements respecting vending stands and the business enterprise contingent fund for the blind; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 57–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved April 7, 1975

199

166

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; clarifying the running of periods of suspension and revocation. Assembly Bill No. 278–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 7, 1975

200

167

AN ACT relating to plumbing; changing the composition of the regional plumbing boards; requiring city and county governing bodies to submit proposed regulations for the enforcement of the Uniform Plumbing Code to the appropriate regional plumbing board before adoption; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 222–Assemblyman Mann.  Approved April 8, 1975

201

168

AN ACT relating to pharmacists and pharmacy; allowing the state board of pharmacy to require pharmacies to post prices for prescription drugs and provide such information to telephone callers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 257–Assemblymen Harmon, Robinson, Mann, Vergiels, Mello, Demers, Sena, Price, Brookman, Banner, Craddock, Howard, Murphy, Hayes, Ford, Chaney and Bennett.  Approved April 8, 1975

202

169

AN ACT relating to vocational rehabilitation; changing name of the special maintenance fund for the vocational rehabilitation of disabled persons to the rehabilitation gift fund; providing accounting standards for fund transactions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 386–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved April 8, 1975

203

170

AN ACT relating to pharmacists and pharmacy; correcting internal reference in NRS 639.180 and correcting name designation in NRS 639.284. Assembly Bill No. 69–Committee on Commerce.  Approved April 8, 1975

204

171

AN ACT relating to equipment on vehicles; changing provisions concerning types of windshield wipers permitted; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 153–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 8, 1975

205

172

AN ACT relating to public employees; authorizing them to use benefits received from the Nevada industrial commission rather than sick leave benefits in certain cases; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 296–Senators Sheerin, Raggio, Hilbrecht and Lamb.  Approved April 9, 1975

205

173

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; enabling the board of directors of the department of highways to establish permit fees for the operation of oversize or overweight vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 226–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 9, 1975

206

174

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses and schools; providing for restricted drivers’ licenses for certain private school pupils; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 218–Senator Raggio.  Approved April 9, 1975

207

175

AN ACT relating to professional engineers and licensed architects; providing method for selection of a registered professional engineer or licensed architect for certain public works projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 290–Assemblyman Robinson.  Approved April 9, 1975

208

176

AN ACT relating to waiver of sovereign immunity of state from liability and action; excepting therefrom acts and omissions of members and employees of Nevada National Guard engaged in training or duty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 271–Assemblymen Demers, Howard and Barengo.  Approved April 9, 1975

209

177

AN ACT relating to the department of motor vehicles; clarifying the provisions of various funds; providing that interest on deposits of certain moneys be credited to the state highway fund; changing the name and increasing the amount of the motor vehicle revolving fund; making an appropriation; eliminating certain required reports and deposits; repealing obsolete bonding procedures; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 122–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 9, 1975

210

178

AN ACT relating to Oriental medicine; placing restrictions on the conduct of seminars thereon in this state; authorizing temporary certificates for certain purposes; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 96–Assemblymen Demers, Dreyer and Brookman.  Approved April 9, 1975

214

179

AN ACT relating to exemptions of homesteads; increasing the limitation on the value of such exempt property. Assembly Bill No. 48–Assemblymen Howard, Jacobsen, Dini, Ashworth and Young.  Approved April 10, 1975

215

180

AN ACT relating to judgments in criminal proceedings; authorizing a court to order a formerly indigent defendant to repay the expense of his representation by counsel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 70–Assemblymen Hickey, Lowman, May, Banner, Dini and Young.  Approved April 10, 1975

217

181

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act relating to the public employees’ retirement system; declaring the policy thereof; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 25, 1973. Assembly Bill No. 76–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 10, 1975

218

182

AN ACT relating to the labor commissioner; correcting internal reference in the statute authorizing the labor commissioner to gather statistics, by making reference apply to labor laws instead of laws on occupational safety and health. Assembly Bill No. 241–Assemblyman Dreyer.  Approved April 10, 1975

218

183

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the secretary of state for the purpose of implementing an automatic corporate chartering system. Assembly Bill No. 253–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 10, 1975

219

184

AN ACT relating to landlord and tenant relationships; providing for early termination of a lease on a dwelling, executed by married senior citizens, upon the death of either; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 276–Assemblymen Brookman, Robinson, Vergiels, Jeffrey, Polish, Barengo, Hickey, Bremner, Mann, Price, Mello, Murphy, Getto, Harmon, Chaney, Craddock, Ford, Wittenberg, Bennett, Schofield, Benkovich and Coulter.  Approved April 10, 1975

219

185

AN ACT relating to elections; providing that the roster of the absent ballot central counting board is to be used by the county clerk in compiling list of registered voters; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 291–Committee on Elections.  Approved April 10, 1975

220

186

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; redefining “accident” under the Nevada Industrial Insurance Act. Assembly Bill No. 302–Assemblymen Barengo and Banner.  Approved April 11, 1975

221

187

AN ACT relating to county motor vehicle fuel tax; requiring regional street and highway fund to be accounted for as a separate fund. Assembly Bill No. 338–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 11, 1975

221

188

AN ACT relating to the Nevada commission on equal rights of citizens; changing the name of the commission to the Nevada equal rights commission. Assembly Bill No. 400–Assemblymen Barengo and Bremner.  Approved April 11, 1975

221

189

AN ACT relating to pharmacists; requiring the labels on containers filled with prescription drugs to carry a warning of potential dangers of use with alcohol or other drugs. Senate Bill No. 26–Senators Gojack, Walker, Schofield, Hilbrecht and Neal.  Approved April 11, 1975

224

190

AN ACT relating to local government budgets; providing for the filing of quarterly financial reports and preliminary budget and fiscal reports with recognized employee organizations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 43–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 11, 1975

224

191

AN ACT relating to the State Purchasing Act; increasing the working capital and operating fund; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 76–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 11, 1975

225

192

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the central data processing division in the department of general services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 176–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 11, 1975

226

193

AN ACT to repeal sections 14, 16, 17, 19, 21, 23, 24 and 25 of chapter 808, Statutes of Nevada 1973, relating to the Las Vegas city charter. Senate Bill No. 269–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 11, 1975

226

194

AN ACT relating to planning and zoning; clarifying an exemption from the application of local government zoning laws to certain state lands. Senate Bill No. 290–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 11, 1975

226

195

AN ACT relating to Nevada state prison; making a supplemental appropriation for the 1974-1975 fiscal year; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 299–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 11, 1975

227

196

AN ACT relating to alcohol and drug abuse; permitting the bureau of alcohol and drug abuse of the rehabilitation division of the department of human resources to certify or deny certification of any programs or personnel dealing with alcohol and drug abusers, apart from the facility being used; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 309–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved April 11, 1975

228

197

AN ACT relating to the Senior Citizens’ Property Tax Assistance Act; providing that unexpended moneys in the senior citizens’ property tax assistance fund shall revert to the state general fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 328–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 11, 1975

229

198

AN ACT relating to the Nevada state council on the arts; reducing its membership and the membership of its executive board in specified stages; curtailing the terms of certain members; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 383–Assemblyman Heaney.  Approved April 11, 1975

230

199

AN ACT relating to Chinese medicine; changing the designation of traditional Chinese medicine to traditional Oriental medicine; revising certain fees and recording requirements for examination and licensing; authorizing a code of ethics; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 133–Committee on Commerce.  Approved April 11, 1975

231

200

AN ACT relating to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; authorizing the board of regents to agree to lease or lease to the Federal Government facilities to be acquired at the university; authorizing the issuance and sale of securities in accordance with the act and with the University Securities Law to pay for such acquisition; providing for the payment of the securities, operation and maintenance expenses and ground rent; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 348–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 11, 1975

236

201

AN ACT relating to vehicle licensing and registration; providing for a free short-term permit to move certain unregistered vehicles for licensing and registration purposes. Senate Bill No. 257–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 11, 1975

238

202

AN ACT relating to licensing of vehicle salesmen; providing for issuance of temporary licenses; and making the license fees nonrefundable. Senate Bill No. 118–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 11, 1975

239

203

AN ACT relating to Oriental medicine; requiring health insurance policies to include coverage for services by persons licensed in Nevada to practice traditional Oriental medicine or a branch thereof; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 26–Assemblymen Demers, Banner, Dreyer and Brookman.  Approved April 11, 1975

240

204

AN ACT relating to pay for state officers and employees; allowing an agency to experiment with innovative work weeks; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 255–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 14, 1975

241

205

AN ACT relating to property tax exemptions; requiring the Nevada tax commission to report the tax dollar loss from the exemption granted to properties used for the control of air or water pollution; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 283–Assemblyman May.  Approved April 14, 1975

243

206

AN ACT relating to reciprocal enforcement of support; providing for its appropriate application in certain foreign jurisdictions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 318–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 14, 1975

244

207

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of water resources of the state department of conservation and natural resources for certain legal fees and court costs involving water rights and supply on the Truckee River stream system and for water resources consultation. Senate Bill No. 206–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved April 14, 1975

245

208

AN ACT relating to taxation; amending the Local School Support Tax Law to conform to the 1974 amendment of the Sales and Use Tax Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 411–Assemblyman May.  Approved April 14, 1975

245

209

AN ACT relating to divorce; providing allowances during pendency of action for maintenance of spouse, support of children of spouses or for costs of suit; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 251–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 14, 1975

246

210

AN ACT relating to divorce; limiting the power of the court to change the name of the wife. Senate Bill No. 252–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 14, 1975

247

211

AN ACT making an appropriation to the office of economic opportunity for a career opportunities program and requiring periodic reports of its progress. Assembly Bill No. 228–Assemblymen Bennett, Chaney, Barengo, Bremner, Vergiels, Robinson, Murphy, Hickey, Price, Sena, Brookman, Harmon, Heaney, Schofield, Mann, May, Jeffrey, Coulter, Dreyer, Dini, Polish, Ford, Demers, Banner and Christensen.  Approved April 17, 1975

247

212

AN ACT relating to the State Purchasing Act; allowing local governments, conservation districts and irrigation districts to utilize the purchasing division facilities of the department of general services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 343–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 17, 1975

248

213

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; removing requirement for advance preparation of renewal licenses; providing for discretionary testing of certain applicants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 277–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 17, 1975

250

214

AN ACT to amend NRS 350.572, relating to types of securities which may be issued by local governments, by deleting a reference to emergency loans and inserting a reference to short-term financing; extending the permissible terms of temporary loans. Assembly Bill No. 344–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 17, 1975

252

215

AN ACT relating to the Nevada industrial commission; allowing the commission to pay for costs of first aid and transportation for injured employee if the employer fails or refuses; authorizing the commission to charge the employer for reimbursement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 365–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved April 17, 1975

252

216

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; removing time limitation on temporary total disability benefits. Assembly Bill No. 367–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved April 17, 1975

253

217

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; providing that temporary compensation benefits are not paid when incapacity is for minimum duration; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 369–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved April 17, 1975

254

218

AN ACT relating to occupational diseases; revising the time limits within which claims for compensation must be filed with the Nevada industrial commission. Assembly Bill No. 370–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved April 17, 1975

254

219

AN ACT relating to state officers and employees; increasing the maximum allowances for subsistence and travel expenses. Assembly Bill No. 377–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 17, 1975

255

220

AN ACT relating to certain revolving funds of the rehabilitation division of the department of human resources; merging the rehabilitation of the blind revolving fund into the services to the blind revolving fund; removing requirement for bond on deposits insured by Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; changing provisions for exemption from State Purchasing Act; requiring an inventory; repealing NRS 426.566 relating to the rehabilitation of the blind revolving fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 58–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved April 17, 1975

256

221

AN ACT relating to public health; revising fund structure in the health division of the department of human resources; creating the state health division federal fund; authorizing a bank account for refunds of overpayments of vital statistics fees; eliminating requirement for a special silicosis fund; deleting requirement that the health facilities assistance fund be kept separate and apart; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 74–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 17, 1975

257

222

AN ACT creating a grant and gift fund for alcohol and drug abuse; abolishing the alcohol abuse receipts fund and the drug abuse receipts fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 93–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved April 18, 1975

261

223

AN ACT relating to Nevada children’s homes; authorizing the use of budgeted resources to provide compensation to children for small tasks; establishing gift funds for the northern Nevada children’s home and the southern Nevada children’s home; abolishing the northern Nevada children’s home fund and the southern Nevada children’s home fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 94–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved April 18, 1975

262

224

AN ACT to enact the Multistate Highway Transportation Agreement; making the state highway engineer the designated representative of the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 108–Senator Monroe.  Approved April 18, 1975

263

225

AN ACT to amend NRS 355.170, relating to investments by local governments, by authorizing counties and incorporated cities to purchase for investment negotiable notes or short-time negotiable bonds of Nevada local governments issued for short-term financing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 307–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 18, 1975

268

226

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act incorporating the City of Las Vegas, in Clark County, Nevada, and defining the boundaries thereof, under a new charter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 24, 1971, as amended; repealing section 21 of chapter 808, Statutes of Nevada 1973, relating to the Las Vegas city charter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 310–Senator Schofield (by request).  Approved April 18, 1975

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AN ACT relating to a civic auditorium and convention center within or proximate to the City of Elko, Nevada; creating the Elko City-County Civic Auditorium Authority and providing for the governing body thereof; providing for the issuance of the bonds thereof in a principal amount not exceeding $2,500,000, for the payment of such bonds by the levy and collection of general (ad valorem) property taxes within the boundaries of the Authority; providing for the acquisition and construction of a civic auditorium and convention center, including incidental improvements, equipment, furnishings and appurtenances; generally describing the boundaries of the Authority, and providing a procedure for the precise definition of such boundaries and for the addition of lands to such boundaries; providing for an approving bond election; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 331–Senator Monroe.  Approved April 18, 1975

271

228

AN ACT relating to traffic safety; prescribing a special warning device for display on slow moving vehicles except under certain conditions; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 121–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 18, 1975

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229

AN ACT to amend NRS 244.207, relating to county central receiving and disbursing systems, by enlarging the number of counties permitted to institute central receiving and disbursing systems; ensuring the right of local governments whose moneys are held in trust by counties to direct receipt, disbursement and investment of such moneys under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 342–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 18, 1975

278

230

AN ACT relating to local government budgets; allowing local governments to enter into certain contracts for supplies and equipment in the current fiscal year for use in an ensuing fiscal year; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 3–Senator Dodge.  Approved April 18, 1975

279

231

AN ACT relating to vehicles; providing a penalty and increasing the penalty for certain offenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 132–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 18, 1975

280

232

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; revising procedures relating to payment of salaries from reserve for statutory contingency fund. Senate Bill No. 147–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved April 18, 1975

282

233

AN ACT relating to justices of the supreme court; increasing the monthly benefit payable to the surviving spouse of a justice of the supreme court who had qualified for a state pension. Senate Bill No. 183–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 18, 1975

283

234

AN ACT relating to county recorders; removing the provision for forfeiture imposed on a county recorder who files a map, plat or plan for a subdivision, condominium or planned unit development not conforming to law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 240–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 18, 1975

284

235

AN ACT relating to the powers and duties of cities; enabling cities to participate in the federal program of community development block grants and similar programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 297–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 18, 1975

285

236

AN ACT relating to the contingency fund; extending the removal of certain limitations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 152–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 18, 1975

288

237

AN ACT relating to the department of highways; repealing a provision which created and prescribed the duties of an advisory board to the board of directors of the department of highways. Senate Bill No. 321–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 18, 1975

290

238

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; extending coverage to certain unpaid volunteer workers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 429–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved April 18, 1975

290

239

AN ACT making an appropriation to the bureau of alcohol and drug abuse of the rehabilitation division of the department of human resources for the purpose of continuing the training of educators and development of curricula for drug abuse prevention program in Nevada public schools. Assembly Bill No. 379–Assemblymen Dini, Mello, Sena, Robinson, Dreyer, Wittenberg, Glover, Howard, Weise, Getto, Bremner, Barengo, Brookman, Price, Murphy and Mann.  Approved April 18, 1975

291

240

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; providing new formula for calculating gross weight on any group of two or more consecutive axles; providing maximum weights; authorizing reduced maximum weight limits under certain conditions; defining terms; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 197–Senator Monroe.  Approved April 18, 1975

291

241

AN ACT relating to certain governmental bodies; providing for a uniform rate of compensation to members of certain executive and legislative boards, commissions and subcommittees; adding to those who are entitled to receive compensation; providing for payment of certain dues from the legislative fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 358–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 23, 1975

295

242

AN ACT making appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the aging services division of the department of human resources for the purpose of distributing state funds to nonprofit organizations for programs for the aged in Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 470–Assemblymen Brookman, Mello, Dini, Dreyer, Robinson, Wittenberg, Glover, Howard, Weise, Ashworth, Banner, Benkovich, Schofield, Ford, Coulter, Wagner, Lowman, Jacobsen, Vergiels, Jeffrey, Polish, Harmon, Demers, Hayes, Craddock, Sena, Chaney, Mann, Bennett, Price and Getto.  Approved April 23, 1975

307

243

AN ACT relating to handicapped persons; requiring interpreters for certain handicapped persons in civil and criminal proceedings; providing for their qualification and compensation; providing for other means of communication; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 319–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 23, 1975

308

244

AN ACT relating to district judges; increasing the monthly benefit payable to the surviving spouse of a district judge who had qualified for a state pension. Senate Bill No. 184–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 23, 1975

310

245

AN ACT relating to insignia and names of organizations; authorizing labor organizations to register their names and insignia; and protecting such registrations by restricting other associations or organizations from registering similar names and insignia. Senate Bill No. 351–Senator Blakemore.  Approved April 24, 1975

311

246

AN ACT relating to school districts; authorizing agreements with the University of Nevada System for use of university students as student teachers in the public schools; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 448–Committee on Education.  Approved April 24, 1975

312

247

AN ACT extending availability of previous appropriation from state general fund for the commission on crimes, delinquency and corrections. Assembly Bill No. 471–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 24, 1975

312

248

AN ACT relating to constables; increasing the fees allowed for constables’ services, including mileage. Assembly Bill No. 354–Assemblymen Chaney, Price and Bennett.  Approved April 24, 1975

313

249

AN ACT authorizing the budget division of the department of administration to transfer $48,000 from the highway fund salary adjustment account to the department of motor vehicles administrative services account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 350–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 24, 1975

314

250

AN ACT relating to funds for the implementation of engine emission control programs; crediting back to the state highway fund the amount appropriated therefrom for such purposes; removing the requirement that fees collected in operation of such programs be credited back to the state highway fund at the end of each biennium; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 325–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 24, 1975

315

251

AN ACT relating to the bureau of alcohol and drug abuse in the rehabilitation division of the department of human resources; relieving the legislative auditor of the function of auditing certain groups which contract with the bureau; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 281–Assemblyman Dreyer.  Approved April 24, 1975

316

252

AN ACT making an additional and supplemental appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury for the support of the Nevada state council on the arts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 206–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 24, 1975

316

253

AN ACT relating to the taxation of mines; adding definitions of terms; providing for payment of costs in examining records kept outside the state; revising amounts and procedures for penalties imposed for failure to file required statements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 62–Committee on Taxation.  Approved April 24, 1975

317

254

AN ACT to amend NRS 489.280, relating to the powers and duties of the state fire marshal in connection with mobile home and travel trailer standards, by providing for the adoption of minimum state standards on installation of mobile homes in mobile home parks. Assembly Bill No. 28–Assemblymen Dreyer, Lowman, Hayes, Craddock and Demers.  Approved April 24, 1975

319

255

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; revising provisions on the use of certain equipment on authorized emergency vehicles and certain specified additional vehicles; prohibiting the use of such equipment on other vehicles; requiring drivers to stop upon signals by peace officers in certain readily identifiable vehicles; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 119–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 24, 1975

320

256

AN ACT relating to blind persons; increasing the monthly allowance payable by the state to eligible blind persons. Senate Bill No. 208–Senator Herr.  Approved April 24, 1975

321

257

AN ACT to amend an act entitled, “An Act making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the division of investigation and narcotics of the department of law enforcement assistance for the purpose of providing rewards to persons providing information leading to felony convictions of violators of Nevada laws on narcotics, controlled substances or dangerous drugs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 5, 1973. Senate Bill No. 422–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 24, 1975

322

258

AN ACT making an appropriation from the state general fund to the administrator of the mental hygiene and mental retardation division of the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 389–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 24, 1975

322

259

AN ACT relating to crimes against the person; clarifying provisions relating to justifiable homicide by public officers. Senate Bill No. 294–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 24, 1975

323

260

AN ACT to amend an act entitled, “An Act concerning the University of Nevada, Reno; authorizing the acquisition of certain specified facilities at such university, the issuance and sale of revenue bonds and other securities of the University of Nevada for such purpose, and the use and repayment of the receipts of such securities; defining certain words and terms and additional powers of the board of regents of the University of Nevada; providing for the payment of such securities, the security therefor and other details in connection therewith; otherwise providing powers, rights, privileges, immunities, liabilities, duties, disabilities and other details in connection with the university, such facilities, such securities, such revenues for their payment, securities proceeds, such other moneys, and pledges and liens pertaining thereto, including, without limitation, by reference to the University Securities Law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 28, 1973. Senate Bill No. 292–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 24, 1975

323

261

AN ACT relating to fish and game administration; permitting the temporary transfer of moneys to the fish and game fund in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 113–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved April 24, 1975

324

262

AN ACT relating to the state department of agriculture; creating a division of administration within the department; providing for its organization, powers and duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 111–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved April 24, 1975

325

263

AN ACT relating to public welfare; creating various funds in the welfare division; providing guidelines for the funds; abolishing certain funds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 77–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 24, 1975

326

264

AN ACT relating to property tax; providing that property used as part of an irrigation system of pipes or concrete-lined ditches and headgates is exempt from taxation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 261–Assemblymen Getto, Howard, Jacobsen, Dini, Weise, Ashworth, Young, Hickey, Mello and Polish.  Approved April 24, 1975

328

265

AN ACT making additional and supplemental appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the welfare division of the department of human resources for the old-age assistance program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 205–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 24, 1975

329

266

AN ACT relating to the Western Regional Higher Education Compact; authorizing the compact commissioners to contract with educational institutions outside the compact region to provide contract places for Nevada residents in graduate or professional schools. Assembly Bill No. 389–Assemblymen Getto, Howard, Jacobsen, Weise, Schofield, Hickey, Hayes, Sena, Wittenberg, Mello, Moody, Polish, Price, Dini, Bennett and Chaney.  Approved April 24, 1975

330

267

AN ACT relating to mobile homes; regulating certain mobile homes used on highways and roads by requiring a 5-day trip permit in lieu of the registration certificate and license number plate required by NRS chapter 482; providing a definition; providing exceptions; providing conditions, requirements, and procedures relating to issuance and use of the permit; providing powers and duties of county assessors and the department of motor vehicles respecting such permits; providing for enforcement; providing a penalty; repealing NRS 482.397, relating to registration and licensing of mobile homes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 301–Committee on Taxation.  Approved April 24, 1975

330

268

AN ACT relating to Nevada Wing 96 of the Civil Air Patrol; authorizing purchases of surplus tools and equipment from department of highways; authorizing the use of the facilities of the purchasing division of the department of general services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 421–Assemblymen Jeffrey, Mann, Barengo, Bremner, Vergiels, Demers, Price, Hayes, Craddock, Young, Moody, Polish, Brookman, Murphy, Glover, Jacobsen, Howard, Harmon and Sena.  Approved April 24, 1975

337

269

AN ACT making appropriations from the state general fund to the office of the inspector of mines; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 409–Assemblymen Dini and Getto.  Approved April 24, 1975

338

270

AN ACT relating to official bonds; repealing certain statutory provisions which require state officers and employees to acquire official bonds; abolishing the bond trust fund; transferring the funds accumulated under the bond trust fund to the public employees’ retirement system; declaring the continuing obligation of the State of Nevada on all official bonds issued pursuant to the bond trust fund provisions; making an appropriation to the public employees’ retirement system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 443–Assemblymen Glover, Dini, Mello, Mann, Brookman, Murphy, Price, Bremner, Barengo, Dreyer, Hickey and May.  Approved April 24, 1975

339

271

AN ACT relating to architects; clarifying unlawful acts; increasing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 84–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved April 24, 1975

353

272

AN ACT relating to architects; requiring firms, partnerships, corporations and associations practicing as architects to have a registered architect in residence responsible for the administration of the work under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 89–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved April 24, 1975

354

273

AN ACT relating to dangerous drugs; increasing the penalty for furnishing a dangerous drug without a prescription; providing an exception; requiring a pharmacist to sign his name or initials on a record for each refill of a prescription for a dangerous drug; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 213–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 24, 1975

354

274

AN ACT relating to brands and marks; establishing new periods for rerecording brands and marks; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 137–Committee on Agriculture.  Approved April 25, 1975

355

275

AN ACT relating to weights and measures; requiring notification to state sealer of weights and measures when any weight or measure, or any weighing, measuring or counting instrument or device is purchased, installed or placed in use; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 139–Committee on Agriculture.  Approved April 25, 1975

356

276

AN ACT relating to the custom application of pesticides; making various changes in definitions; extending certain powers of the executive director of the state department of agriculture; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 140–Committee on Agriculture.  Approved April 25, 1975

358

277

AN ACT relating to fertilizers; permitting new labeling procedures; updating expressions dealing with fertilizer composition; making it unlawful to distribute fertilizers which include plant food elements in the grade other than those designated; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 213–Committee on Agriculture.  Approved April 25, 1975

359

278

AN ACT relating to the state board of agriculture; requiring annual appointment of a representative to the National Livestock and Meat Board; prescribing the qualifications for the representative; making provision for defraying his expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 288–Assemblyman Young.  Approved April 25, 1975

361

279

AN ACT relating to state aid to the medically indigent; apportioning duties respecting rates and fee schedules for medical or remedial care between the state welfare board and the state welfare administrator; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 433–Assemblymen Bennett, Chaney and Heaney.  Approved April 25, 1975

362

280

AN ACT relating to weights and measures; authorizing a 3-liquid-quart container for fluid dairy products. Assembly Bill No. 459–Assemblymen Dini and Hickey.  Approved April 25, 1975

362

281

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the division of state parks of the state department of conservation and natural resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 164–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 25, 1975

363

282

AN ACT providing for the budget division of the department of administration to transfer funds from the highway fund salary adjustment account to the department of motor vehicles automation account to offset increased computer facility charges. Senate Bill No. 349–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 25, 1975

363

283

AN ACT to be designated as the 1975 Public Securities Validation Act; validating, ratifying, approving and confirming outstanding public securities of the state and all corporate subdivisions and agencies thereof, and acts and proceedings had or taken thereby and pertaining to public securities; repealing acts in conflict with this act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 421–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 25, 1975

364

284

AN ACT relating to licensing and regulation of health and care facilities; extending health and care facility classification to additional institutions; prohibiting misleading designations; requiring additional information on applications and licenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 91–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved April 25, 1975

366

285

AN ACT designating State Routes 17 and 80 as the Comstock Highway; directing the state highway engineer to place suitable markers along such state highway; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 384–Senator Dodge.  Approved April 25, 1975

368

286

AN ACT relating to chiropractic practice; increasing the penalty for practicing without a license; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 259–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved April 25, 1975

369

287

AN ACT relating to local government budgets; authorizing local governments to establish and maintain petty cash accounts, imprest accounts and revolving bank accounts; regulating payments from and reimbursements of such accounts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 279–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 25, 1975

369

288

AN ACT relating to pensions of justices of supreme court and district court judges; adopting a graduated scale for determining the amount of such pensions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 305–Committee on Finance.  Approved April 25, 1975

370

289

AN ACT relating to savings and loan associations; deleting the provisions for members of mutual associations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 155–Committee on Commerce.  Approved April 29, 1975

372

290

AN ACT relating to elections; changing the date of statewide primary elections; providing additional days for preparation of absent ballots; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 398–Assemblymen Wagner, Heaney, Demers, Coulter, Getto, Wittenberg and Weise.  Approved April 29, 1975

374

291

AN ACT relating to political parties; changing the reference date used for determining representation in county conventions. Assembly Bill No. 410–Assemblyman Wagner.  Approved April 29, 1975

375

292

AN ACT relating to credit unions; defining terms; creating a credit union division in the department of commerce and vesting such division and the commissioner of credit unions with the powers to regulate the organization and operation of credit unions in the State of Nevada; providing procedure for formation and organization; establishing powers and duties of directors, officers and committees; establishing the requirements for membership; creating presumptions of beneficial ownership of deposits, interest and dividends; establishing powers of credit unions; permitting voluntary liquidation, merger or reorganization; providing for creation of a central credit union and establishing its powers; providing penalties and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 495–Assemblyman Moody.  Approved April 29, 1975

376

293

AN ACT relating to the collection of taxes; excusing the ex officio tax receiver from issuing a receipt for property taxes unless requested by the taxpayer. Assembly Bill No. 580–Assemblymen Demers, Jacobsen, Vergiels, Jeffrey, Schofield and Banner.  Approved April 29, 1975

395

294

AN ACT relating to licensing; transferring certain authority of the Nevada gaming commission over pari-mutuel wagering licenses to the Nevada racing commission; relaxing restrictions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 491–Assemblymen Jeffrey and Sena.  Approved April 30, 1975

395

295

AN ACT relating to insurance; authorizing the commissioner of insurance to promulgate regulations establishing a Nevada Essential Insurance Association; vesting administrative powers in a board of directors; assigning powers and duties to the association and the commissioner; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 400–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 30, 1975

398

296

AN ACT relating to insurance; revising provisions relating to mandatory insurance plans when essential insurance coverage is unavailable; clarifying the definition of liability insurance as a form of casualty insurance; eliminating malpractice insurance as a separate form of casualty insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 401–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 30, 1975

400

297

AN ACT regarding liability of persons rendering gratuitous emergency care; revising provisions relating to location of emergency; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 402–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 30, 1975

403

298

AN ACT relating to damages in civil actions; requiring the amount of judgment for damages in personal injury actions against providers of medical care or services to be reduced by the amount paid prior to judgment by the defendant to the plaintiff for medical, hospital or similar expenses occasioned by an injury. Senate Bill No. 403–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 30, 1975

405

299

AN ACT relating to medical malpractice; requiring expert medical testimony or certain other evidence to establish deviations from accepted standards of care and to establish causation, except in specified instances; creating a rebuttable presumption; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 405–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 30, 1975

406

300

AN ACT relating to medical malpractice actions; empowering the warden of the Nevada state prison, the administrator of the mental hygiene and mental retardation division of the department of human resources and a parent, guardian or custodian of a minor child to bring a medical malpractice action on behalf of a person under their control who has a probable cause of action but who is under a legal disability; prohibiting any person under a legal disability from bringing a medical malpractice action against an alleged tortfeasor when his disability is removed but after the period of limitations has elapsed; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 406–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 30, 1975

407

301

AN ACT relating to consent for medical and surgical procedures; providing that a physician has obtained a patient’s consent if he has done certain prescribed acts; providing for implied consent in certain cases; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 408–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 30, 1975

408

302

AN ACT relating to medical malpractice; providing for joint medical-legal screening panels; establishing procedures; requiring submission of malpractice claims to such panels prior to court action; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 409–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 30, 1975

409

303

AN ACT relating to the practice of medicine; providing for judicial proceedings in cases where the conduct or fitness of a physician directly affects the public health; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 432–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 30, 1975

411

304

AN ACT relating to the legislative building; providing offices for individual legislators and providing other improvements; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 647–Assemblymen Jacobsen and Lowman.  Approved May 1, 1975

419

305

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act relating to Carson City; consolidating Ormsby County and Carson City into one municipal government to be known as Carson City; providing a charter therefor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 1, 1969, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 449–Assemblyman Jacobsen.  Approved May 1, 1975

420

306

AN ACT relating to civil actions; expanding requirements for actions against the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 64–Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 1, 1975

421

307

AN ACT making an appropriation to the state communications board to complete a statewide microwave system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 140–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 1, 1975

421

308

AN ACT relating to pharmacists and pharmacy; defining a “hospital pharmaceutical technician”; permitting employment under certain conditions; providing for registration; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 204–Senator Herr.  Approved May 1, 1975

422

309

AN ACT relating to manpower training; changing the name of the state advisory council for manpower training and career education to the Nevada advisory council for vocational-technical education; reducing the number of members thereof; changing the membership qualifications; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 495–Committee on Education.  Approved May 1, 1975

423

310

AN ACT relating to the County Economic Development Revenue Bond Law; expanding the definition of “project” to promote the furnishing of water if available on reasonable demand to members of the public; authorizing counties to finance, acquire, own, lease or sell certain water projects; amending and adding definitions of certain words and terms applicable to all projects as defined in the County Economic Development Revenue Bond Law; specifying other county powers applicable to all such projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 364–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 1, 1975

425

311

AN ACT relating to marriage; making certain changes in the marriage license fee and form; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 529–Assemblyman Schofield.  Approved May 1, 1975

435

312

AN ACT relating to the state department of conservation and natural resources; replacing the state committee on federal land laws with the state multiple use advisory committee on federal lands; providing for its organization and functions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 466–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 1, 1975

437

313

AN ACT relating to the motor vehicle fund; providing for distribution of the motor vehicle privilege tax to local taxing jurisdictions in the same ratio as all property taxes were levied in the county in the previous fiscal year; providing that no distribution be made to certain local governments which would receive less than one-half of 1 percent of the total allocation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 341–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 1, 1975

440

314

AN ACT relating to forest and range renewable natural resources; providing for an inventory and report of such resources; providing for a federal funds contingency; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 335–Assemblymen Bremner, Barengo, Brookman, Robinson, Jeffrey, Vergiels, Howard and Wittenberg.  Approved May 1, 1975

442

315

AN ACT relating to security interests in vehicles; revising the definition of “security interest”; clarifying applicability of definitions of “purchase price” and “security interest” in statutes relating to vehicle licensing, registration, sales and leases; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 127–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 1, 1975

443

316

AN ACT relating to intoxicating liquor; prohibiting acquisition or control of a retail liquor store by a wholesale liquor dealer; restricting certain transactions between wholesale dealers and retail liquor stores; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 511–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 2, 1975

445

317

AN ACT relating to powers of fiduciaries; making a technical correction relating to the power to vote shares of stock by proxy. Assembly Bill No. 438–Assemblyman Barengo.  Approved May 2, 1975

446

318

AN ACT relating to health insurance; requiring coverage to include expense of home health care and health supportive services under certain conditions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 5–Senator Monroe.  Approved May 2, 1975

446

319

AN ACT relating to controlled substances; clarifying the definition of marihuana. Senate Bill No. 53–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 2, 1975

450

320

AN ACT to amend NRS 354.624, relating to audits of funds and accounts of local governments; reducing certain time limits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 275–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 2, 1975

451

321

AN ACT relating to district attorneys; clarifying the restriction on the private practice of law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 383–Senator Dodge.  Approved May 2, 1975

452

322

AN ACT relating to the City of Reno; authorizing the city to beautify, better and otherwise improve the Truckee River and areas adjacent to the river and to issue bonds and other securities, constituting general obligations of the city, to defray costs of such project; providing for the payment of such securities, the security therefor, and other details in connection therewith; ratifying action heretofore taken toward the issuance of such securities and the project; stating powers, rights, privileges, immunities, liabilities, duties, disabilities and other details in connection with the city, such facilities, such securities, taxes and other revenues for the payment of such securities, their proceeds, other moneys, and pledges and liens pertaining thereto, including, without limitation, by reference to the Local Government Securities Law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 427–Senators Young and Gojack.  Approved May 2, 1975

453

323

AN ACT relating to local improvements; allowing a governing body to receive and apply certain revenues to assessments; providing certain remedies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 435–Senator Young.  Approved May 2, 1975

455

324

AN ACT authorizing the Las Vegas Convention Authority on the behalf and in the name of Clark County to construct, extend, better and otherwise improve the convention hall and exposition buildings, and the acquisition of improvements incidental thereto, sites and grounds, equipment and furnishings therefor; authorizing the issuance of bonds for such purpose in not to exceed the aggregate principal amount of $12,000,000; providing for the payment of the bonds and the interest thereon by the levy and collection of general (ad valorem) taxes and optionally with revenues derived from the county’s exposition and convention hall buildings and appurtenant recreational facilities and from license taxes fixed and imposed for revenues upon certain operators of hotels and motels and upon gaming; concerning other securities relating to such project and such bonds; otherwise stating powers, rights, privileges, duties, immunities, liabilities, disabilities, other limitations and other details in connection therewith, including, without limitation, by reference to the Local Government Securities Law; ratifying, approving and confirming all action heretofore taken toward such project and the issuance of such bonds, including without limitation, the pledge of such revenues for their payment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 467–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 2, 1975

458

325

AN ACT to amend NRS 403.020, relating to boards of county highway commissioners, by providing that membership of the board of highway commissioners of each of the several counties shall consist of the members of the board of county commissioners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 473–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 2, 1975

461

326

AN ACT relating to protection of public health and safety; prohibiting smoking in specified public places; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 17–Assemblymen Vergiels, Young, Lowman, Chaney, Heaney, Hayes, Getto, Robinson, Polish, Ashworth, Bremner, Murphy, Barengo, Mann, Bennett, Harmon, Ford, Schofield, Wagner, Coulter, Weise, Christensen, Benkovich and Hickey.  Approved May 5, 1975

462

327

AN ACT relating to general premium tax paid by insurers; clarifying exemption; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 538–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 5, 1975

463

328

AN ACT relating to general improvement districts; permitting service charges and fees of general improvement districts to be collected on county tax roll; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 511–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 5, 1975

465

329

AN ACT relating to county commissioners; authorizing county commissioners to exercise within any unincorporated areas any improvement powers delegated to boards of trustees of general improvement districts upon compliance with the same procedures required of such boards of trustees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 510–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 5, 1975

467

330

AN ACT to provide a fee for the registration of travel trailers. Assembly Bill No. 439–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 5, 1975

467

331

AN ACT dissolving and abolishing the Fernley Sanitation District and the Fernley Water District, merging their respective areas into the unincorporated Town of Fernley; providing for the assumption of all bonded indebtedness and other obligations of the districts by the unincorporated Town of Fernley; ratifying, approving, conforming and validating proceedings pertaining thereto; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 435–Assemblyman Dini.  Approved May 5, 1975

469

332

AN ACT relating to the Washoe County school district; creating school trustee election districts; providing for the election of trustees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 431–Assemblymen Weise, Benkovich, Heaney, Mello, Coulter, Wittenberg, Barengo, Wagner, Murphy and Christensen.  Approved May 5, 1975

471

333

AN ACT relating to banks; increasing the amount of an unsecured loan that may be made to certain directors, officers and employees of a bank; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 414–Assemblymen Demers, May, Mann, Hayes, Schofield and Jeffrey.  Approved May 5, 1975

472

334

AN ACT relating to the levy of property taxes and the reduction of the combined tax rate of local governments to meet constitutional limitations; requiring that a record be kept of the proceedings of local government meetings to establish such rate; requiring timely submission of the transcript to the Nevada tax commission if the ballots cast by the local governments are not unanimous; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 340–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 5, 1975

473

335

AN ACT relating to elections; providing means whereby any voter may express his lack of confidence in presidential candidates or candidates for statewide office; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 336–Assemblymen Mello, Dini, Wittenberg, Demers and Robinson.  Approved May 5, 1975

475

336

AN ACT relating to corporations; requiring the secretary of state to refuse to file articles of incorporation if the proposed corporate name is the same or deceptively similar to the name of an existing corporation; revising criteria for determining the amount of filing fees; simplifying the procedure for notifying delinquent corporations of their right to reinstatement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 500–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 6, 1975

477

337

AN ACT relating to elections; validating certain post card reregistration of electors for purposes of the spring 1975 municipal elections; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 760–Committee on Elections.  Approved May 6, 1975

479

338

AN ACT relating to state government; authorizing the governor to enter into mutual or reciprocal aid agreements with other governmental entities for police services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 107–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 6, 1975

481

339

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of travel and tourism of the department of economic development to implement an advertising campaign to attract tourists to Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 180–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 6, 1975

481

340

AN ACT making an additional and supplemental appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the Western Nevada community college for the purpose of purchasing library books; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 188–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 6, 1975

482

341

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the state board of examiners for the purpose of paying costs of bond counsel, issuance of the prospectus and printing of the bonds connected with the proposed issue of state park bonds. Senate Bill No. 142–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 6, 1975

482

342

AN ACT relating to milk and milk products; providing that milk and milk products imported from outside the State of Nevada may be sold in this state without inspection by the health division of the department of human resources if certain requirements are satisfied; authorizing the health division to conduct certain inspections; transferring the power to deny, suspend or revoke sellers’ permits from the state board of health to the health division; increasing the length of time milk samples must be retained by the milk tester; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 80–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 6, 1975

483

343

AN ACT relating to property tax assistance for senior citizens of limited incomes; expanding the class of recipients eligible thereunder; providing a penalty; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 311–Senators Brown, Gibson, Dodge, Close, Monroe, Lamb, Bryan, Wilson, Blakemore, Neal, Gojack, Echols, Walker, Sheerin, Young, Raggio, Foote, Hilbrecht, Herr and Schofield.  Approved May 6, 1975

485

344

AN ACT relating to agricultural products and seeds; providing assessments for the conduct of alfalfa seed research and promotional projects; creating an alfalfa seed advisory board; establishing an alfalfa seed research and promotion fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 47–Assemblymen Howard, Jacobsen and Young.  Approved May 6, 1975

492

345

AN ACT relating to administrative procedure; clarifying entitlement to seek judicial review of a final decision in a contested case. Senate Bill No. 521–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 6, 1975

495

346

AN ACT relating to the registration of electors in incorporated cities; requiring county registrars of voters to deposit receipts from cities for services rendered in the general fund of the county; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 475–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 6, 1975

496

347

AN ACT relating to the bicentennial commission; providing that on termination of the commission all its historical records shall be transferred to the division of state, county and municipal archives in the office of the secretary of state. Senate Bill No. 426–Senators Herr and Raggio.  Approved May 6, 1975

496

348

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the legislative fund. Senate Bill No. 423–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 6, 1975

497

349

AN ACT relating to the state board of education; providing compensation for members while attending meetings of the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 370–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 6, 1975

497

350

AN ACT authorizing the state land register to exchange or sell certain state real property situated in Washoe County upon direction by the director of the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 348–Senator Walker.  Approved May 6, 1975

498

351

AN ACT relating to transportation for school pupils; increasing the amount a school district may pay for a school pupil’s food and lodging in lieu of furnishing transportation. Senate Bill No. 334–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 6, 1975

499

352

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Nevada American revolution bicentennial commission to support the operating needs of the commission during the biennium ending June 30, 1977; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 162–Senator Monroe.  Approved May 6, 1975

500

353

AN ACT relating to employees; increasing the minimum wage payable to certain employees; providing exceptions with respect to certain types of employment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 256–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved May 7, 1975

500

354

AN ACT relating to justices’ courts; increasing fees of justice of the peace for performing marriages. Assembly Bill No. 376–Assemblymen Hickey, Polish, Mann, Banner, Price, Schofield and Murphy.  Approved May 7, 1975

501

355

AN ACT relating to privileges; expanding the news media’s privilege of nondisclosure; extending the privilege to certain materials acquired or prepared in professional capacity; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 381–Assemblyman Coulter.  Approved May 7, 1975

502

356

AN ACT relating to the state welfare board; revising restrictions on geographic distribution of members; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 169–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved May 7, 1975

503

357

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of buildings and grounds of the department of general services for the purpose of making certain improvements in the Nye and Blasdel Buildings and the northern Nevada children’s home and for repainting the governor’s mansion; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 285–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 7, 1975

503

358

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to create a water district in the Las Vegas valley, Clark County, Nevada; to designate such district as the agency responsible for water distribution; to provide for the procurement, storage, and distribution and sale of water and rights in the use thereof from Lake Mead for industrial, irrigation, municipal, and domestic uses; to provide for the conservation of the groundwater resources of the Las Vegas valley, and to create authority to purchase, acquire and construct the necessary works to carry out the provisions of this act; to provide for the issuance of district bonds and other securities; to provide for the levy of taxes for the payment of operation and maintenance expenses and to supplement other revenues available for the payment of principal of and interest on such bonds and other securities of said district; granting said district the franchise to carry on its operations in municipal corporations within its boundaries; exempting the property and bonds of said district from taxation; validating the creation and organization of said district; and for other purposes related thereto,” approved March 27, 1947, as amended. Senate Bill No. 365–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 7, 1975

504

359

AN ACT relating to judicial districts; transferring Churchill County from the ninth judicial district to the third judicial district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 450–Senator Sheerin.  Approved May 7, 1975

506

360

AN ACT relating to the promotion of tourism; transferring the preparation and publication of the Nevada Highways and Parks magazine from the department of highways to the department of economic development; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 393–Senator Herr.  Approved May 7, 1975

507

361

AN ACT relating to property tax; increasing the property tax exemptions for veterans’ organizations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 546–Assemblymen May, Mann, Hickey, Chaney, Price, Bennett, Schofield, Moody and Christensen.  Approved May 7, 1975

507

362

AN ACT relating to labor; requiring certain employers to establish and maintain wage information records for the benefit of employees; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 315–Assemblymen Christensen, Jeffrey, Price, Mann and Polish.  Approved May 7, 1975

508

363

AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments; classifying crimes of conspiracy; prescribing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 456–Assemblyman Jacobsen.  Approved May 8, 1975

509

364

AN ACT relating to contempt in justice and municipal courts; providing that acts of contempt shall be determined by the same acts or omissions, in the same manner and with the same effects in justice and municipal courts as in district courts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 373–Assemblymen Jeffrey, Hickey, Barengo and Bremner.  Approved May 8, 1975

510

365

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; deleting provision that disability or death from silicosis have resulted within 2 years following last injurious exposure as condition for payment of compensation. Assembly Bill No. 405–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved May 8, 1975

510

366

AN ACT relating to state lands; increasing certain royalties; providing for the utilization of geothermal resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 158–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 8, 1975

511

367

AN ACT relating to procedures for state purchasing; increasing the limit for purchases without formal contract and bidding; revising the provisions providing preferences for goods produced within the state or supplied by a resident dealer. Assembly Bill No. 178–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 9, 1975

513

368

AN ACT relating to the reserve for statutory contingency fund; authorizing expenditures from the fund for certain payments in lieu of taxes and for taxes on state lands. Assembly Bill No. 67–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 9, 1975

514

369

AN ACT relating to health and safety in mines and mining; requiring the inspector of mines to develop programs, give assistance to operators and adopt certain regulations relating to mining health and safety; amending provisions relating to records and reports of the inspector of mines and operators; changing qualifications of inspector of mines and his deputies; making certain changes in notices and orders issued by the inspector of mines for certain violations by operators; making certain changes in provisions relating to investigations of mines and accidents in mines; declaring the Nevada industrial commission, the department of occupational safety and health and the office of inspector of mines for the State of Nevada to be agencies of the State of Nevada for the purpose of statutes relating to waiver of sovereign immunity; repealing certain statutes relating to health and safety in mines and other places of employment; providing compensation for members of the mining safety advisory board; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 360–Assemblymen Dini and Getto.  Approved May 9, 1975

514

370

AN ACT to amend NRS 293.313, relating to elections, by entitling registered voters to vote under absent ballot procedure if unable to go to the polling place; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 169–Assemblymen Brookman, Bremner, Vergiels, Robinson, Demers, Mann, Price, Murphy, Barengo, Jeffrey, Polish, Getto, Weise, Heaney, Bennett, Hayes, Ford, Benkovich, Chaney, Coulter, Hickey and Dini.  Approved May 9, 1975

527

371

AN ACT relating to the reforestation of Nevada lands; providing that deserts and urban settings as well as mountainous terrain may be reforested with adapted and indigenous conservation plant materials; expanding the purposes for reforestation; redefining general nursery stock categories to include additional conservation plant materials; authorizing division of forestry to establish nursery facilities which provide arboretum, production and research operations; authorizing cooperative agreements for conducting certain research; requiring cooperative agreement with University of Nevada for disseminating information obtained from such research; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 220–Assemblymen Demers, Ford, Chaney, Hickey, Price and May.  Approved May 9, 1975

528

372

AN ACT relating to the labor commissioner; providing him with authority to conduct hearings under the labor laws; providing for the judicial review of decisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 287–Assemblymen Benkovich, Banner, Moody and Hayes.  Approved May 9, 1975

530

373

AN ACT relating to the preparation of legislative measures; allowing the legislative counsel to charge agencies for the preparation of such measures; providing that the legislative commission establish the rates to be charged; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 267–Assemblymen Dini, Mello, Ford, Murphy, Benkovich, Getto, Hayes, Wagner, Coulter, Barengo, Bremner, Chaney, Price, Heaney, Jacobsen, Glover, Sena, Weise and Hickey.  Approved May 9, 1975

532

374

AN ACT relating to state contracts for services of independent contractors; requiring approval of certain contracts by the state board of examiners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 582–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 9, 1975

534

375

AN ACT relating to elections; providing a criminal penalty for bribing an elector; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 437–Assemblymen Demers, Hayes, Sena, Dini, Ford and Banner.  Approved May 9, 1975

535

376

AN ACT relating to aid to dependent children; conforming certain definitions to federal law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 422–Assemblymen Chaney and Bennett.  Approved May 9, 1975

535

377

AN ACT authorizing boards of county commissioners to collect costs of care and support provided by counties from parents and guardians of children detained in county detention facilities other than pursuant to court order; authorizing collections by legal action; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 487–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 9, 1975

536

378

AN ACT to amend NRS 244.556, relating to advances from the county general fund to cover the cost of public improvements by special assessments without the issuance of bonds, by increasing the amount which may be advanced. Senate Bill No. 482–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 9, 1975

537

379

AN ACT to amend NRS 268.670, relating to annexation of contiguous territory by a city, by requiring prior notice to the board of county commissioners of the county in which the city lies. Senate Bill No. 477–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 9, 1975

537

380

AN ACT requiring the preparation and recordation of amended plats, surveys or maps correcting errors or omissions detected after a certain date; imposing duties on registered land surveyors and county surveyors; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 476–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 9, 1975

538

381

AN ACT relating to certification of educational personnel; adding to the enumeration of causes and clarifying the procedure for the suspension or revocation of a teachers’ or school administrators’ certificate; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 212–Committee on Education.  Approved May 9, 1975

538

382

AN ACT relating to public works; exempting public works contractors from responsibility for extra costs incurred as a result of errors or omissions of the public agency in drafting the contract documents. Assembly Bill No. 550–Assemblyman May.  Approved May 9, 1975

540

383

AN ACT relating to marriage; adjusting fees charged by the commissioner of civil marriages. Assembly Bill No. 397–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 9, 1975

540

384

AN ACT relating to general improvement districts; permitting the boards of county commissioners in all counties to serve as ex officio board of trustees of certain districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 407–Assemblymen Benkovich, Christensen, Heaney, Wittenberg, Barengo and Murphy.  Approved May 9, 1975

541

385

AN ACT relating to the Nevada State Fair; making an appropriation to Nevada State Fair, Inc., a nonprofit organization, for capital improvements to the fair grounds. Senate Bill No. 448–Senators Raggio, Young, Foote, Gojack and Wilson.  Approved May 9, 1975

543

386

AN ACT relating to state grazing boards; providing for the election of members and terms of office; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 434–Assemblymen Young, Howard, Benkovich, Getto, Polish, Jacobsen, Dini and Demers.  Approved May 10, 1975

543

387

AN ACT relating to dispensing opticians; providing for employment and supervision of apprentice dispensing opticians; requiring continuing education for licensed dispensing opticians; providing reinstatement fee for a previously revoked certificate; revising the amount of compensation and travel expenses paid to members of the board of dispensing opticians; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 345–Assemblyman May.  Approved May 10, 1975

548

388

AN ACT relating to public records; requiring notification of the division of state, county and municipal archives in the office of the secretary of state before certain obsolete records are destroyed. Assembly Bill No. 531–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 10, 1975

551

389

AN ACT relating to county fair and recreation boards; permitting an alternative method of paying collection fees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 527–Clark County Delegation.  Approved May 10, 1975

551

390

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; requiring the use of a colored photograph which distinguishes between licensees over and under 21 years of age; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 217–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 10, 1975

553

391

AN ACT relating to public officers and employees; revising provisions on employment of related persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 11–Committee on Education.  Approved May 10, 1975

554

392

AN ACT relating to pest control; authorizing the executive director of the state department of agriculture to investigate and control vertebrate pests; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 202–Committee on Agriculture.  Approved May 10, 1975

555

393

AN ACT relating to community property laws; providing equal management and control of the community property to each spouse; deleting provisions which dispensed with probate of community property under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 506–Senators Close, Wilson, Bryan, Foote, Hilbrecht, Sheerin and Dodge.  Approved May 10, 1975

557

394

AN ACT relating to county government; providing for the sheriff of each county to serve on the county license and liquor boards; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 455–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 10, 1975

562

395

AN ACT relating to the secretary of state; increasing certain photocopy fees; permitting charges to public agencies for certain services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 530–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 10, 1975

564

396

AN ACT to amend NRS 650.040, relating to licensing of traveling merchants, by deleting exemption of persons vending certain food products; and providing a penalty. Assembly Bill No. 323–Committee on Agriculture.  Approved May 10, 1975

565

397

AN ACT relating to public purchasing; providing for flexible identification, as prescribed by the department of general services, for state-owned vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 745–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 10, 1975

566

398

AN ACT relating to fire prevention and safety; granting fire chiefs in cities and towns the powers and duties of deputy state fire marshals in enforcing certain laws and regulations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 315–Senator Schofield (by request).  Approved May 12, 1975

567

399

AN ACT authorizing boards of county commissioners to enter into contracts, leases, franchises, exchanges of property and other transactions extending beyond the terms of the county commissioners then in office; requiring notice and public hearing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 478–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 12, 1975

568

400

AN ACT relating to judgment and execution in criminal proceedings; requiring the court to disclose the presentence investigation report to the defendant regardless of whether or not he is represented by counsel. Senate Bill No. 534–Senator Sheerin.  Approved May 12, 1975

576

401

AN ACT relating to the Unemployment Compensation Law; clarifying the administration of moneys from the federal unemployment trust fund; authorizing certain expenditures; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 479–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 12, 1975

577

402

AN ACT relating to architects and residential designers; changing the size and composition of the state board of architecture; providing for the qualification, certification and regulation of residential designers; clarifying exemptions for persons building certain structures; limiting the bringing of certain civil actions; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 283–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 12, 1975

579

403

AN ACT permitting the state highway patrol to charge an annual fee for the issuance of a permit for the operation of flashing amber lights on certain vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 308–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 12, 1975

586

404

AN ACT relating to filing fees in civil actions; imposing additional filing fee for financial support of legal aid programs for indigent persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 404–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 12, 1975

587

405

AN ACT increasing salaries of employees of the State of Nevada in the classified service, providing for salary adjustments in the classified service; making appropriations for such salary increases and adjustments from the general fund and the state highway fund in the state treasury; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 211–Assemblymen Glover, Mello, Jacobsen, Mann, Price, Dreyer, Wittenberg, Ford, Schofield, Moody, Polish, Christensen, Chaney, Bremner, Bennett, Vergiels, Jeffrey, Barengo, Brookman, Benkovich, Banner, Heaney and Hickey.  Approved May 12, 1975

587

406

AN ACT relating to elections; requiring the reporting of campaign contributions and expenditures by candidates for all elective offices; establishing powers and duties of the secretary of state in connection therewith; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 294–Assemblymen Vergiels, Demers and Murphy.  Approved May 12, 1975

591

407

AN ACT relating to pest control; regulating application of restricted use pesticides; providing penalties; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 214–Committee on Agriculture.  Approved May 12, 1975

593

408

AN ACT relating to the Nevada Industrial Insurance Act; removing sex distinction from provision establishing conclusive presumption of total dependence of spouse upon an injured or deceased employee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 366–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved May 13, 1975

598

409

AN ACT relating to workmen’s compensation; permitting certain employees who have suffered injuries or contracted occupational diseases to elect coverage under chapters 616 and 617 of NRS when their employer has failed to provide mandatory coverage; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 371–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved May 13, 1975

599

410

AN ACT relating to workmen’s compensation; increasing the burial benefits and extending the period compensation will be paid to surviving children if enrolled full-time in a vocational or educational institution; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 368–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved May 13, 1975

600

411

AN ACT relating to meat and poultry inspection; expanding the classification of animals which require inspection of slaughtering and processing; prohibiting local licensing of certain slaughtering or processing establishments unless the establishments are approved by the state health officer; removing an exemption for certain custom slaughtering; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 401–Committee on Agriculture.  Approved May 13, 1975

602

412

AN ACT relating to building investments by the Nevada industrial commission; adding to the type of buildings that the Nevada industrial commission may purchase out of 10 percent of state insurance fund. Assembly Bill No. 404–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved May 13, 1975

605

413

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; allowing certain injured employees whose impairment does not exceed 12 percent to elect lump sum payment of certain compensation benefits; providing method of computation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 427–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved May 13, 1975

605

414

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act incorporating the City of Reno, in Washoe County, Nevada, and defining the boundaries thereof, under a new charter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved May 6, 1971, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 666–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 13, 1975

607

415

AN ACT relating to juveniles and the juvenile courts; providing a procedure to place a child under the supervision of the court without a formal adjudication of delinquency; providing for a detention hearing within a specified period from the time a child requests such rehearing; exempting judges and masters of juvenile courts in delinquency cases from certain disqualification provisions applicable to judges in civil actions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 229–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 13, 1975

608

416

AN ACT relating to geothermal resources; providing definitions; authorizing the state engineer to adopt regulations to control the development of geothermal resources; declaring that water or steam encountered during exploration is subject to certain appropriation procedures; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 158–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved May 13, 1975

611

417

AN ACT relating to economic development revenue bonds; extending their use to capital improvements of a public utility; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 641–Select Committee on Utilities.  Approved May 13, 1975

612

418

AN ACT relating to control and sale of state lands; clarifying the right of the owner of a severed mineral estate to bring an action for declaratory judgment against the State of Nevada to remove any cloud on the title to mineral rights on lands originally obtained from the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 558–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 13, 1975

613

419

AN ACT relating to public school personnel; requiring certain reports and evaluations; altering the hearing procedure for dismissal of probationary teachers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 547–Committee on Education.  Approved May 13, 1975

614

420

AN ACT relating to elections; further specifying the residence requirement for candidates; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 416–Committee on Elections.  Approved May 13, 1975

616

421

AN ACT relating to workmen’s compensation; increasing the maximum pay deemed to be received by certain corporate officers; eliminating compulsory coverage for a working member of a partnership; expanding “employee” to include members of county and local departments, boards, commissions, agencies and bureaus who receive less than $250 per month compensation; declaring that an employee injured while participating without pay in an athletic or social event sponsored by his employer is not entitled to compensation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 364–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved May 13, 1975

618

422

AN ACT relating to the public service commission of Nevada; establishing a consumer division to handle complaints made against public utilities; providing procedures for handling complaints; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 452–Assemblymen Robinson, Ashworth, Demers and Getto.  Approved May 13, 1975

622

423

AN ACT relating to alcoholic beverages; limiting vertical competition in the distribution and marketing of alcoholic beverages; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 584–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 13, 1975

623

424

AN ACT relating to housing; creating a housing division in the department of commerce; vesting it with appropriate power to promote the development of housing for persons of low and moderate income; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 354–Senators Bryan, Hilbrecht, Gojack, Sheerin, Echols, Schofield, Blakemore and Wilson.  Approved May 13, 1975

624

425

AN ACT relating to the repair of motor vehicles; prohibiting unauthorized repair; requiring cost estimates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 300–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 13, 1975

637

426

AN ACT relating to the state personnel system; revising the years of service required and the amount of payments under the longevity incentive plan; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 265–Senator Lamb.  Approved May 13, 1975

640

427

AN ACT relating to county, city and district finances; repealing a provision which requires the county auditor to submit an annual financial report to the board of county commissioners and the Nevada tax commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 282–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 13, 1975

640

428

AN ACT relating to public hospitals; requiring that certain hospital privileges be extended to practitioners of specified allied health professions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 288–Senator Walker (by request).  Approved May 13, 1975

641

429

AN ACT relating to chiropractic practices; increasing the fees for licenses; distinguishing between active and inactive practitioners; providing for filing of licenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 333–Senator Walker (by request).  Approved May 13, 1975

642

430

AN ACT relating to the Nevada Boat Act; increasing fees charged for certificates; changing time allowed for notification of ownership change; requiring fire extinguishers on racing boats; requiring observer when vessel is towing water skier on any waters; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 119–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 13, 1975

643

431

AN ACT relating to expert witnesses; permitting expert witnesses to submit affidavits identifying controlled substances alleged to have been in possession of any person; providing for the admissibility in municipal courts and the reception by grand juries of certain affidavits from expert witnesses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 585–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 13, 1975

647

432

AN ACT relating to workmen’s compensation; revising the definition of average monthly wage and extending use of other definitions. Assembly Bill No. 428–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved May 13, 1975

650

433

AN ACT relating to execution sales of real property; requiring additional notice to the judgment debtor. Assembly Bill No. 536–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 13, 1975

651

434

AN ACT to increase the monetary limit on the civil liability of parents and guardians for the willful misconduct of minors and to extend such liability to any injury of public property. Assembly Bill No. 19–Assemblymen Lowman, Hickey, Mann and Craddock.  Approved May 14, 1975

652

435

AN ACT relating to parolees; permitting the court of original jurisdiction to reduce a parolee’s term of imprisonment within certain limits upon recommendation of the state board of parole commissioners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 193–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 1975

652

436

AN ACT to amend an act entitled, “An Act providing a plan of insurance for losses arising out of the maintenance or use of motor vehicles; defining terms; providing for payment of certain benefits as they accrue and without regard to fault; providing priorities for payment of claims; abolishing tort liability in certain cases; specifying minimum limits of required tort liability coverage; requiring maintenance of security for certain motor vehicles; providing for subrogation and reimbursement of insurers in certain cases; providing for discovery procedures; providing for an assigned claims plan; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 24, 1973. Assembly Bill No. 234–Assemblyman Dreyer.  Approved May 14, 1975

653

437

AN ACT relating to the attorney general; specifying that the attorney general may commence or defend suit in any court; permitting attorney general to file an information in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 496–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 1975

654

438

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of administration for the purpose of purchasing equipment and supplies for employees working for state agencies and funded by various federal public employment acts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 568–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 14, 1975

657

439

AN ACT relating to wildlife management and propagation; providing certain exception to the fish hatchery invoice requirement. Senate Bill No. 463–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved May 14, 1975

657

440

AN ACT relating to hunting and fishing licenses, tags and permits; providing for a permanent licensing system; authorizing additional regulations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 462–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved May 14, 1975

658

441

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the Nevada department of fish and game for the purpose of helping to finance the costs of the annual conference of the International Association of Game and Fish Commissioners to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 8–12, 1975. Senate Bill No. 493–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved May 14, 1975

659

442

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the channel clearance, surveying and monumenting fund created by NRS 532.220 and administered by the state engineer. Senate Bill No. 469–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 14, 1975

659

443

AN ACT relating to the legislative counsel bureau, providing that the legislative commission shall set the price to be charged for Nevada Reports; and making an appropriation to the legislative counsel bureau for the cost of reproduction of Nevada Reports. Senate Bill No. 489–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 14, 1975

660

444

AN ACT giving assistance to counties for the development of computer assisted appraisal systems; creating a county computer assisted appraisal system assistance fund in the state treasury and specifying the conditions for grants therefrom; making appropriations from the general fund in the state treasury to the equalization county matching fund and the county computer assisted appraisal system assistance fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 470–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 14, 1975

661

445

AN ACT relating to subdivision and condominium maps and plans; requiring certification by the division of water resources as to water quantity for all subdivisions and condominiums; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 424–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved May 14, 1975

662

446

AN ACT relating to highways; authorizing the direct conveyance to the state of interests in land held by towns, cities and counties when necessary for highway purposes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 363–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 14, 1975

665

447

AN ACT directing the state land register to convey certain real property situated in Washoe County to the City of Reno, Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 528–Senator Young.  Approved May 14, 1975

666

448

AN ACT relating to the University of Nevada; making an appropriation toward the restoration of Morrill Hall; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 680–Assemblymen Mello, Weise, Dini, Heaney, Bremner, Glover, Barengo, Howard, Murphy, Demers, Jacobsen, Robinson, Wittenberg, Dreyer, Christensen, Getto, Moody, Wagner, Brookman, Mann, Lowman, Coulter, Benkovich and Polish.  Approved May 14, 1975

668

449

AN ACT creating a state energy resources advisory board; providing for appointment of members from specified areas of interest; requiring a report on the status of energy in Nevada; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 523–Assemblymen Brookman, Mello, Murphy, Mann, Jeffrey, Polish, Price, Banner, Barengo, Robinson, Benkovich, Ashworth, Coulter, Dini, Glover, Vergiels, May, Wittenberg, Weise, Schofield, Sena, Chaney, Craddock, Howard, Heaney, Young, Demers, Wagner, Bremner and Dreyer.  Approved May 14, 1975

669

450

AN ACT relating to the public service commission of Nevada; creating an energy management division; providing that the chairman is in charge of the division; establishing duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 500—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 14, 1975

671

451

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the department of human resources for the construction of a half-way house in Clark County. Assembly Bill No. 201–Assemblymen Sena and Jeffrey.  Approved May 14, 1975

672

452

AN ACT relating to gaming licensing and control; adding and clarifying definitions; clarifying application procedures, certain license, fee, and tax matters, and procedures regarding publicly traded corporations; clarifying and expanding certain powers of the gaming control board and commission; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 47–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 1975

673

453

AN ACT relating to registration of vehicles; changing the letter and number systems used on certain license plates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 120–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 14, 1975

698

454

AN ACT relating to health and care facilities; authorizing the commissioner of insurance to adopt a uniform system of accounting and financial reporting for health and care facilities and providing certain exemptions from such requirements; providing a procedure for health and care facilities relating to filing financial reports; providing commissioner and investigatory powers; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 388–Assemblymen Wittenberg, Mello, Dini, Dreyer, Barengo, Bremner, Getto, Glover, Howard, Weise, Brookman, Hickey, Craddock, May, Bennett, Chaney, Sena, Wagner, Hayes, Banner, Demers, Moody, Murphy, Polish, Schofield, Benkovich, Christensen, Coulter, Harmon, Heaney, Mann, Vergiels and Price.  Approved May 14, 1975

701

455

AN ACT relating to state publications; providing for notification and deletion of certain persons from mailing lists; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 665–Assemblymen Bremner, Ford, Mello, Dini and Barengo.  Approved May 14, 1975

704

456

AN ACT relating to the state legislature; providing for a joint rule determination of the legislative commission composition; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 671–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved May 14, 1975

705

457

AN ACT relating to funeral directors and embalmers; changing the required qualifications of applicants for licenses; increasing licensing fees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 515–Senator Schofield (by request).  Approved May 15, 1975

706

458

AN ACT relating to unincorporated towns; enabling town boards or boards of county commissioners to provide for television reception; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 530–Senator Blakemore.  Approved May 15, 1975

711

459

AN ACT authorizing the budget division of the department of administration to transfer money from the general fund salary adjustment account to the tax commission account. Senate Bill No. 547–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 15, 1975

712

460

AN ACT relating to water rights; eliminating the requirement for the state engineer to record water right certificates in the offices of the county recorders; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 557–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 15, 1975

713

461

AN ACT relating to the state public defender; authorizing the amounts which may be collected from certain counties for his services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 563–Senator Sheerin.  Approved May 15, 1975

714

462

AN ACT relating to acquisition of certain federal lands in Eldorado Valley; authorizing the division of Colorado River resources of the state department of conservation and natural resources on behalf of the State of Nevada to acquire certain federal lands in the Eldorado Valley and to issue securities therefor; relating to the acquisition, maintenance, improvement and disposition of properties appertaining to such federal lands; otherwise concerning such securities and properties, revenues, taxes, pledges and liens pertaining thereto by reference to the State Securities Law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 565–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 15, 1975

715

463

AN ACT relating to payments to contractors performing highway improvement or construction; permitting accelerated payments in certain instances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 587–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 15, 1975

717

464

AN ACT to amend an act entitled, “An Act making appropriations from the general fund in the state treasury to state agencies for various purposes and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved March 31, 1973. Assembly Bill No. 239–Assemblymen May, Hickey, Price, Mann, Ford, Demers, Chaney and Craddock.  Approved May 15, 1975

719

465

AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments; clarifying the intent of the legislature in providing an additional penalty for the commission of a crime with the use of a deadly weapon. Assembly Bill No. 502–Assemblyman Dreyer.  Approved May 15, 1975

720

466

AN ACT relating to the state board of registered professional engineers; changing the designation of one of its officers; increasing the compensation and maximum traveling allowances of members; requiring the board to appoint an executive secretary; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 571–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 15, 1975

720

467

AN ACT relating to county government; setting requirements for the composition of county commissioner election districts and providing for the election of county commissioners in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 577–Assemblymen Weise, Benkovich, Heaney, Mello, Coulter, Wagner, Wittenberg, Barengo, Murphy and Christensen.  Approved May 15, 1975

721

468

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; requiring every applicant for a driver’s license to display proof of his age; designating certain forms for display by foreign-born applicants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 292–Assemblymen Sena, Banner, Mann, Price, Getto, Demers, Hayes, Coulter, Ashworth, Harmon, Barengo, Robinson, Dreyer, Jeffrey, Polish, Vergiels, May, Hickey, Craddock, Bennett, Heaney, Ford, Wittenberg, Chaney, Lowman, Howard, Mello, Christensen, Benkovich, Bremner, Schofield, Jacobsen and Brookman.  Approved May 16, 1975

722

469

AN ACT relating to the Juvenile Court Act; providing for a mandatory review of the placement of certain children under the Juvenile Court Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 524–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 16, 1975

723

470

AN ACT incorporating the City of Sparks in Washoe County, Nevada, under a new charter; defining the boundaries thereof; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 338–Senator Foote.  Approved May 16, 1975

724

471

AN ACT relating to interception and disclosure of wire communications; providing an exclusion from the general prohibition against such activity to permit recording in connection with certain calls and requests to official law enforcement or firefighting agencies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 520–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 1975

747

472

AN ACT relating to public records; authorizing custodians of records to transfer, remove and store certain records under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 535–Senator Sheerin.  Approved May 17, 1975

748

473

AN ACT relating to flood control districts; enabling all counties to create such districts; authorizing the power of eminent domain to be exercised outside the district; authorizing the district to levy special assessments and issue special assessment bonds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 546–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 17, 1975

748

474

AN ACT relating to the Duckwater Reservation; providing for retrocession by the state to the Federal Government of all criminal and civil jurisdiction over Indian country within Nevada occupied by the Duckwater Shoshone Tribe; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 578–Senator Walker.  Approved May 17, 1975

751

475

AN ACT relating to papers transmitted by mail; providing for use of the postmarked date as evidence of timeliness; providing exemptions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 519–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 17, 1975

751

476

AN ACT relating to controlled substances; expanding the class of law enforcement agencies allowed to seize controlled substances under certain circumstances without process issued by a magistrate. Senate Bill No. 490–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 1975

752

477

AN ACT relating to vehicular speed limits on state highways; imposing a statewide maximum speed limit; providing for the automatic increase or removal thereof under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 488–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 17, 1975

753

478

AN ACT relating to county government; requiring county commissioners to establish guidelines for the use of county motor vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 483–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 17, 1975

754

479

AN ACT relating to arrests; expanding the classification of crimes for which a person may be arrested by a peace officer without a warrant. Senate Bill No. 429–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 1975

755

480

AN ACT to amend NRS 205.130, relating to issuance of instruments without sufficient funds, by clarifying what constitutes prima facie evidence; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 428–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 1975

755

481

AN ACT relating to filing and fees charged by county recorders; increasing certain fees; changing certain filing specifications; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 239–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 17, 1975

757

482

AN ACT relating to certain water services and facilities; supplementing chapter 268, Statutes of Nevada 1967; authorizing the acquisition of certain water service facilities and properties appurtenant thereto and the issuance of bonds and other securities by the State of Nevada, acting by and through the division of Colorado River resources of the state department of conservation and natural resources; relating to the construction, other acquisition, equipment, operation, maintenance, improvement and disposition of properties appertaining to such facilities; otherwise concerning such securities and properties, and revenues, taxes and pledges and liens pertaining thereto by reference to the State Securities Law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 179–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 17, 1975

758

483

AN ACT relating to workmen’s compensation; expanding the administrative powers of the Nevada industrial commission and appeals officer in conducting hearings; expanding discovery powers; permitting the presentation of evidence by affidavit; authorizing district court to tax costs of a frivolous appeal and attorney fees on the party bringing such appeal; prescribing qualifications, salary and term of office of an appeals officer; and providing matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 554–Assemblyman Banner.  Approved May 17, 1975

761

484

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the University of Nevada for a study of the application and use of irrigation water in the drainage basins of the Truckee and Carson rivers. Assembly Bill No. 402–Assemblyman Jacobsen.  Approved May 17, 1975

765

485

AN ACT relating to occupational safety and health; broadening the scope of the Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Act; changing the responsibilities of the director and the department of occupational safety and health in carrying out certain administrative functions; requiring certain reports to be filed by an employer; requiring enactment of additional regulations for employee protection; deleting certain provisions relating to hearings; providing employees and former employees with access to certain records; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 403–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved May 17, 1975

765

486

AN ACT relating to vehicles; authorizing police officers to remove, store or preserve vehicles and their contents under specified circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 490–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 17, 1975

775

487

AN ACT relating to equal rights; providing procedures for hearings before the Nevada commission on equal rights of citizens; providing for the appointment of hearings officers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 489–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 1975

776

488

AN ACT relating to the Unemployment Compensation Law; relaxing the standards for determining extended benefits for prescribed period. Assembly Bill No. 477–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 17, 1975

777

489

AN ACT relating to the Unemployment Compensation Law; authorizing the employment security department to participate in the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973. Assembly Bill No. 476–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 17, 1975

780

490

AN ACT relating to economic development revenue bonds; enlarging the determinations required prior to their issuance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 465–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 17, 1975

780

491

AN ACT relating to mobile home parks; regulating the relation of landlord and tenant. Assembly Bill No. 308–Assemblymen Dreyer, Lowman, Hayes, Bremner, Sena, Banner, Robinson, Ford, Craddock, Schofield, Vergiels, Demers, Mann, Young, Harmon, Benkovich, Coulter, Jeffrey and Barengo.  Approved May 17, 1975

783

492

AN ACT permitting the issuance of identification cards by the department of motor vehicles to any person of a certain age who does not have a valid Nevada driver’s license; providing for the payment of application fees; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 170–Assemblymen Brookman, Mello, Glover, Mann, Vergiels, Jeffrey, Barengo, Bremner, Murphy, Price, Polish, Chaney, Weise, Banner, Hickey, Bennett, Harmon, Demers, Christensen, Young, Craddock, Schofield and Getto.  Approved May 17, 1975

785

493

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; reducing penalty for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or controlled substances in certain circumstances; transferring certain revocation provisions between chapters of NRS; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 151–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 17, 1975

787

494

AN ACT relating to child abuse and neglect; expanding duties of welfare division in child abuse and neglect cases; establishing a statewide central registry for child abuse and neglect and requiring that central registry information be confidential; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 108–Assemblymen Bennett, Lowman and Chaney.  Approved May 17, 1975

789

495

AN ACT relating to real estate licenses; permitting applicants to take real estate broker’s examinations prior to completion of experiential requirements and providing a broker-salesman’s license for such applicants who are successful; amending provisions concerning the issuance of licenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 9–Assemblyman Getto.  Approved May 17, 1975

793

496

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; enlarging the right of employees to be treated by a physician of their choice; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 4–Assemblyman Banner.  Approved May 17, 1975

796

497

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the legislative fund. Senate Bill No. 596–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 17, 1975

798

498

AN ACT relating to the militia of the state; removing the obsolete reference to sex as a qualification for membership; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 507–Senators Gojack, Young and Raggio.  Approved May 17, 1975

798

499

AN ACT relating to hunting and fishing licenses, tags and permits; providing new procedure for issuing nonresident landowner deer tags; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 464–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved May 17, 1975

800

500

AN ACT relating to the Nevada state park system; establishing additional standards for the adoption of regulations by the administrator; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 324–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved May 17, 1975

801

501

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; providing for special drivers’ licenses for law enforcement agencies; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 63–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 17, 1975

802

502

AN ACT relating to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency; providing changes in the composition of the agency’s governing body; clarifying certain provisions; providing technical corrections; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 254–Senators Wilson, Dodge, Gibson, Gojack and Hilbrecht.  Approved May 17, 1975

803

503

AN ACT relating to food; prohibiting the use of the term “honey” in the label or brand name of a food product unless honey is an ingredient in such product; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 23–Senator Dodge.  Approved May 17, 1975

813

504

AN ACT relating to state printing and publications; requiring the state printing and records division of the department of general services to accord priority to preparation of materials for publication or use by the legislature, the legislative counsel bureau and the legislative counsel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 742–Assemblyman Jacobsen.  Approved May 17, 1975

813

505

AN ACT relating to mortgage companies; permitting a mortgage company to submit an audit by a registered public accountant with the company’s license renewal application; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 730–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 17, 1975

814

506

AN ACT relating to professional engineers and surveyors; increasing the renewal period and fees for certificates of registration; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 606–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 1975

814

507

AN ACT relating to professional engineers and surveyors; limiting the exemption for certain classes of persons from the registration requirements prescribed for professional engineers and surveyors; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 605–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 1975

815

508

AN ACT relating to professional engineers; authorizing the state board of registered professional engineers to define the scope of each branch of professional engineering; requiring the appropriate branch to be included with the name of each registered professional engineer in the annual roster; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 604–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 1975

816

509

AN ACT relating to professional engineers and surveyors; increasing the penalty for the unlawful practice of engineering. Assembly Bill No. 602–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 1975

817

510

AN ACT relating to professional engineers and surveyors; providing for judicial review of final decisions of the state board of registered professional engineers; expanding the period in which the board must hear charges brought against a registrant; increasing the number of board member votes required to find a registrant guilty of a charge; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 599–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 1975

818

511

AN ACT to amend NRS 625.080, relating to professional engineers and surveyors, by redefining the phrase “responsible charge of work.” Assembly Bill No. 597–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 1975

819

512

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the contingency fund for the purpose of providing suitable housing for the equipment of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 613–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 17, 1975

819

513

AN ACT relating to vehicles; prohibiting certain uses of special parking permits or plates; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 394–Senator Walker (by request).  Approved May 17, 1975

820

514

AN ACT relating to silicosis; establishing the silicosis and disabled pension fund to be administered by the Nevada industrial commission; establishing eligibility for benefits from the fund; making an appropriation from the state general fund to the silicosis and disabled pension fund; abolishing the special silicosis fund and substituting a special silicosis program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 330–Senators Gibson, Brown, Lamb, Close and Walker.  Approved May 17, 1975

821

515

AN ACT relating to buildings; requiring the adoption of minimum insulation standards for all public and private buildings constructed in the State of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 716–Select Committee on Utilities.  Approved May 17, 1975

824

516

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; clarifying provisions relating to vehicles stopping for school buses loading and unloading children. Assembly Bill No. 596–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 17, 1975

825

517

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; placing a time limitation on an employer for reporting an industrial injury to the commission; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 419–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved May 17, 1975

826

518

AN ACT relating to trade regulations and practices; prohibiting discrimination against credit applicants on the basis of their sex or marital status; requiring the banking division of the department of commerce to enforce the prohibition; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 381–Senators Gojack, Sheerin, Hilbrecht, Foote, Neal, Schofield, Walker, Bryan, Blakemore, Echols, Close, Young, Wilson, Raggio and Herr.  Approved May 17, 1975

826

519

AN ACT relating to legal holidays; declaring that Veterans’ Day be celebrated on November 11. Senate Bill No. 390–Senators Bryan, Hilbrecht, Gibson, Blakemore, Sheerin and Walker.  Approved May 17, 1975

829

520

AN ACT relating to the public works board; allowing the board to utilize construction management services to satisfy federal funding requirements; giving the board the authority to establish procedures for construction management services; including construction managers within definition of contractor for purposes of licensing and regulation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 172–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 17, 1975

830

521

AN ACT relating to civil actions; providing for a cause of action for perjury or subornation of perjury; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 293–Assemblymen Craddock, Hayes, Dreyer, Sena, Heaney and Mello.  Approved May 17, 1975

831

522

AN ACT relating to public securities and obligations; amending the County Improvements Law, the City Economic Development Revenue Bond Law, the Consolidated Local Improvements Law, the General Improvement District Law, the State Securities Law, the Local Government Securities Law, the University Securities Law, and other laws pertaining to public securities and obligations, including laws concerning elections relating thereto; providing generally for a maximum interest rate and a maximum discount on issuance; extending such provisions to issues previously authorized but not yet sold; relating to the purposes for which securities may be issued, their sale and provisions for their payment; otherwise concerning the borrowing of money, the issuance of such securities, the other incurrence of obligations, the facilities and other properties pertaining thereto, and the levy, collection and use of general (ad valorem) property taxes, special assessments, rates, tolls, charges, excise taxes and other revenues, and pledges and liens relating thereto; otherwise concerning powers, rights, privileges, immunities, liabilities, duties, disabilities, limitations and other details in connection therewith; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 384–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 17, 1975

832

523

AN ACT relating to hunting licenses; making successful completion of the course in safe firearm handling, as provided by the Nevada department of fish and game a prerequisite to issuance of a hunting license to persons convicted of certain firearm offenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 590–Assemblymen Getto, Jacobsen, Demers, Hayes, Dini, Bremner, Weise, Wagner, Hickey and Lowman.  Approved May 17, 1975

894

524

AN ACT relating to fish and game; increasing the penalties for certain fish and game violations. Assembly Bill No. 589–Assemblymen Getto, Jacobsen, Howard, Dini, Weise, Hayes, Demers, Bremner, Hickey and Lowman.  Approved May 17, 1975

894

525

AN ACT relating to tests to determine use of controlled substances by probationers; requiring the state to pay from the reserve for statutory contingency fund the costs of tests required as a condition of probation to determine controlled substance use by probationers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 471–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 17, 1975

895

526

AN ACT prescribing conditions precedent to tort actions against present and former public officers, employees and state legislators; providing public defense of such actions; and limiting right of contribution and indemnity. Senate Bill No. 407–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 1975

896

527

AN ACT relating to health insurance; requiring certain insurers to accept Uniform Billing and Claims Forms or uniform forms prescribed by the commissioner; permitting hospitals or medical or dental service corporations to use Uniform Billing and Claims Forms; permitting persons in the health professions to use uniform forms prescribed by the commissioner; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 69–Senators Raggio, Herr, Young, Neal, Gojack, Sheerin, Close, Wilson, Echols, Blakemore, Gibson, Hilbrecht, Monroe, Brown, Lamb, Dodge, Foote and Walker.  Approved May 17, 1975

897

528

AN ACT relating to fire protection districts; authorizing compensation for the members of the board of directors of such districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 740–Assemblyman Jacobsen.  Approved May 17, 1975

899

529

AN ACT relating to conservation districts; changing the basis of voter eligibility from land occupier to registered voter; changing the boundary requirement of districts to coincide with established political townships; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 655–Committee on Agriculture.  Approved May 17, 1975

899

530

AN ACT relating to assessments; increasing the permissible rate of the annual assessment levied by the public service commission of Nevada upon public utilities and general improvement districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 644–Select Committee on Utilities.  Approved May 17, 1975

907

531

AN ACT relating to county government; permitting boards of county commissioners to authorize certain improvements after hearings if two-thirds of the affected property owners consent in writing to assessment for the proposed improvements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 618–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 17, 1975

908

532

AN ACT relating to health facilities; providing for the planning and construction of health facilities to be carried out by an appropriate division of the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 593–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 17, 1975

909

533

AN ACT to amend NRS 172.225, relating to grand juries, by permitting county clerks to retain the original transcripts of indictments and accusations and deliver copies to district attorneys. Assembly Bill No. 567—Assemblymen Harmon, Demers and Banner.  Approved May 17, 1975

910

534

AN ACT relating to juries; conferring discretion on jury commissioners as to time for estimating the need for and selection of jurors; and authorizing payment of two-way travel expenses of jurors. Assembly Bill No. 566–Assemblymen Harmon, Demers and Banner.  Approved May 17, 1975

911

535

AN ACT relating to fish and game administration; changing the manner of compensating fish and game license agents; providing for the revoking of a license agent’s authority for any breach of regulations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 143–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved May 17, 1975

912

536

AN ACT relating to the Unemployment Compensation Law; allowing the board of review to decline review of certain cases; permitting the board of review to destroy certain records; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 478–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 17, 1975

914

537

AN ACT relating to the property tax; increasing the penalties for property tax delinquencies; providing a grace period before penalties attach; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 358–Assemblyman Jacobsen.  Approved May 17, 1975

915

538

AN ACT relating to crimes against property; revising the provisions relating to arson; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 296–Assemblyman Schofield.  Approved May 17, 1975

916

539

AN ACT relating to employee-management relations; requiring employee organizations to file financial reports; creating an employee-management relations advisory committee; providing for mandatory bargaining on certain subjects; prohibiting certain practices by a local government employer and local government employee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 572–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 18, 1975

917

540

AN ACT relating to public officers and employees; creating a state ethics commission; establishing a statewide code of ethical standards, and authorizing establishment of specialized and local ethics codes, for such officers and employees; prohibiting specific conflicts of interest; setting disclosure requirements; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 610–Assemblymen Ashworth and Dini.  Approved May 18, 1975

925

541

AN ACT relating to elections; adding provisions concerning recounts; restricting the right to file as an independent candidate; making administrative changes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 570–Assemblymen Demers, Chaney and Vergiels.  Approved May 18, 1975

935

542

AN ACT relating to trade regulations and practices; prohibiting the restraint of trade or commerce; granting to the attorney general of the State of Nevada certain investigative and enforcement powers; providing penalties; creating a fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 173–Senator Dodge.  Approved May 18, 1975

944

543

AN ACT relating to securities; providing for regulation of bullion dealers, investment advisers and transfer agents; increasing the regulation of broker-dealers and agents; revising definitions; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 417–Senator Blakemore.  Approved May 18, 1975

952

544

AN ACT relating to county officers; providing specialty for the computation of longevity pay for certain members of the board of supervisors of Carson City; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 597–Senator Sheerin.  Approved May 18, 1975

958

545

AN ACT making appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the contingency fund for the interim finance committee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 153–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 18, 1975

959

546

AN ACT to amend NRS 630.290, relating to physicians, by increasing the maximum annual registration fee for a license to practice medicine and the fee for reinstatement of a suspended license. Senate Bill No. 466–Senator Raggio.  Approved May 18, 1975

959

547

AN ACT relating to physicians; relaxing the requirements for licensure of graduates of foreign medical schools in certain cases; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 526–Senator Raggio.  Approved May 18, 1975

960

548

AN ACT relating to licensing and control of mortgage companies; clarifying a definition; revising the list of exemptions; revising requirement for bond; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 78–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 18, 1975

961

549

AN ACT relating to termination of parental rights; providing for certain presumptions and findings in proceedings to terminate parental rights; changing the age from under 21 years of age to under 18 for persons subject to jurisdiction of a district court in proceedings to terminate parental rights over such person; permitting a mother to commence proceedings with respect to her unborn child; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 192–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 18, 1975

963

550

AN ACT authorizing and directing the state land register to convey, by quitclaim deed, certain real property to the City of Sparks to use for the purpose of parks and recreation, public roadways and a storage area. Assembly Bill No. 394–Assemblymen Christensen, Mello and Benkovich.  Approved May 18, 1975

967

551

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of state parks of the state department of conservation and natural resources to provide for consulting and contract services and capital improvement projects for the Nevada state park system. Assembly Bill No. 245–Assemblymen Bremner, Barengo, Brookman, Murphy, Jeffrey, Polish, Robinson, Wittenberg, Schofield, Mello, Glover, Demers, Ford, Wagner and Dreyer.  Approved May 18, 1975

970

552

AN ACT relating to election precincts; increasing the maximum permissible number of voters therein. Assembly Bill No. 406–Assemblymen Wagner, Heaney, Vergiels, Weise, Ford and Hayes.  Approved May 19, 1975

970

553

AN ACT relating to the commitment of alcoholics and drug addicts; permitting alcoholics and drug addicts accused of a crime to elect civil commitment under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 462–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 19, 1975

971

554

AN ACT relating to state aid to the medically indigent; including chiropractic services in medical or remedial care; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 534–Assemblyman Bennett (by request).  Approved May 19, 1975

974

555

AN ACT relating to professional engineers and surveyors; allowing registered professional civil engineers to be used as references for persons applying for registration as land surveyors. Assembly Bill No. 598–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 19, 1975

975

556

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the Carson Valley Historical Society for the purpose of aiding in the completion of a bicentennial project; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 600–Assemblyman Jacobsen.  Approved May 19, 1975

976

557

AN ACT relating to factory-built housing and manufactured buildings; authorizing local governments to inspect such housing and buildings. Assembly Bill No. 56–Assemblymen Dini, Jacobsen and Howard.  Approved May 19, 1975

977

558

AN ACT relating to real property; providing an optional procedure for enforcing certain assessment liens with respect to condominiums and planned unit residential developments; excepting such liens from the operation of the homestead exemption; prohibiting certain management bodies from bidding on certain property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 101–Assemblymen Ford and Hayes.  Approved May 19, 1975

977

559

AN ACT relating to the Uniform Controlled Substances Act; reclassifying and adding specified substances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 586–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 19, 1975

982

560

AN ACT relating to peace officers; expanding the definition of “peace officer” to include bailiffs of the lower courts. Senate Bill No. 573–Senator Schofield (by request).  Approved May 19, 1975

989

561

AN ACT relating to physicians’ assistants; increasing to two the number of physician’s assistants permitted under the supervision of a physician in certain townships; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 566–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved May 19, 1975

991

562

AN ACT authorizing the acquisition of certain land by the division of parks of the state department of conservation and natural resources and the Nevada department of fish and game; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 553–Senators Lamb, Dodge, Blakemore, Gibson, Brown, Monroe, Walker, Raggio and Young.  Approved May 19, 1975

991

563

AN ACT relating to the Nevada state prison; providing for community based programs for certain prisoners; enacting the Interstate Corrections Compact; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 550–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 19, 1975

992

564

AN ACT relating to the Unemployment Compensation Law; providing for changes based on recommendations made by the employment security council; repealing NRS 612.370, relating to protection of the unemployment compensation fund and reduction of benefit amounts; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 473–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 19, 1975

999

565

AN ACT relating to public welfare; substituting provisions relating to the federal supplemental security income program for provisions on aid to the blind and old-age assistance; providing powers and duties of the welfare division of the department of human resources with respect to state supplementary assistance and services to the aged, blind or disabled; transferring certain powers from the welfare division to the bureau of services to the blind in the rehabilitation division in the department of human resources; revising provisions on financial responsibility of relatives; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 148–Committee on Health and Welfare.  Approved May 19, 1975

1006

566

AN ACT relating to cosmetology; exempting cosmetology training programs at the Nevada state prison and the Nevada girls training center from certain statutory requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 747–Committee on Health and Welfare.  Approved May 19, 1975

1015

567

AN ACT relating to bonds in civil actions; establishing the form of an undertaking in civil actions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 679–Assemblyman Barengo.  Approved May 19, 1975

1015

568

AN ACT relating to youth services; changing the name of the county advisory board to the youth services commission; specifying the functions of the youth services commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 667–Assemblymen Ford, Wagner, Murphy and Lowman.  Approved May 19, 1975

1016

569

AN ACT relating to workmen’s compensation; permitting sole proprietors to elect workmen’s compensation coverage; extending compulsory industrial insurance and occupational disease coverage to employers with one employee; eliminating certain occupational exemptions for industrial insurance and occupational disease coverage; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 440–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved May 19, 1975

1017

570

AN ACT to amend NRS 218.230, relating to the state legislature, by increasing the compensation of officers and employees of the legislature for future sessions. Assembly Bill No. 735–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved May 19, 1975

1023

571

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; making unlawful any failure to comply with a signal of an authorized flagman serving in a traffic control capacity; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 351–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 19, 1975

1024

572

AN ACT relating to justices of the peace and municipal judges; requiring each county and city to pay its pro rata share of the costs of the instruction; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 451–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 19, 1975

1024

573

AN ACT relating to the University of Nevada System; requiring the board of regents to establish, by regulation, systems for probation and fair dismissal for professional employees of the community college division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 494–Committee on Education.  Approved May 19, 1975

1025

574

AN ACT relating to academic degrees; defining degree-granting institutions and requiring that such institutions meet certain conditions; prohibiting issuance of degrees except by degree-granting institutions; providing penalties; providing injunctive relief; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 54–Assemblymen Wagner, Chaney, Weise and Hayes.  Approved May 19, 1975

1026

575

AN ACT relating to public employees’ retirement; creating a separate police and firemen’s retirement fund; increasing certain contribution rates; permitting public employers to pay employees’ contributions to the public employee’s retirement fund; restricting employees’ right to withdraw their contributions to the retirement fund; increasing post-retirement allowances; providing annual cost-of-living increases; abolishing certain benefits; increasing certain survivor benefits; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 336–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 19, 1975

1027

576

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; providing for the establishment of certain vehicle safety inspection centers; providing for the establishment of tire and brake standards; providing for the adoption of a plan for periodic motor vehicle inspections; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 604–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 19, 1975

1068

577

AN ACT relating to the sale and leasing of vehicles; expanding licensing requirements for selling and leasing vehicles; requiring short-term lessors to obtain licenses from the department; increasing regulation of long-term and short-term lessors; requiring certain employees of short-term lessors to obtain licenses; restricting the operation of a vehicle pursuant to the authority of a dealer’s report of sale; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 117–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 19, 1975

1069

578

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; defining mopeds; exempting mopeds from registration requirements; including mopeds under driver’s licensing requirements; providing for the application of traffic laws and certain equipment provisions to mopeds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 174–Senator Monroe.  Approved May 19, 1975

1075

579

AN ACT relating to vehicles; clarifying statutory language relating to taxation and transfers of unregistered vehicles; requiring tax sticker for movement of camper-shells or certain slide-in campers; applying specified fee to certain vehicles; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 346–Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 19, 1975

1086

580

AN ACT relating to motor vehicle safety responsibility; deleting certain provisions concerning suspension of vehicle registration; making proof of financial responsibility a requirement only for reissuance of a driver’s license after its revocation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 725–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 19, 1975

1091

581

AN ACT relating to the legislature; increasing certain travel and telephone allowances for legislators; increasing per diem allowances for legislators; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 649–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved May 19, 1975

1092

582

AN ACT relating to the state welfare administration; creating a medical care advisory group consisting of a chairman, an executive committee and six standing committees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 579–Assemblymen Bennett, Benkovich and Chaney.  Approved May 19, 1975

1093

583

AN ACT relating to the Nevada equal rights commission; providing compensation for its members; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 486–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 19, 1975

1094

584

AN ACT revising the laws governing private employment agencies; providing qualifications for license; expanding conditions of bond required; regulating fees; prohibiting certain acts; specifying powers of the labor commissioner; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 455–Assemblyman Robinson.  Approved May 19, 1975

1095

585

AN ACT relating to county hospitals; permitting certain boards of county commissioners to appoint a hospital advisory board; authorizing governing bodies of county hospitals to contract with hospital management companies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 453–Assemblymen Ashworth, Robinson, Lowman, May, Banner, Hickey, Vergiels, Bremner, Jeffrey, Brookman, Price, Mann, Harmon, Demers, Schofield, Craddock, Hayes, Dreyer, Ford, Chaney and Sena.  Approved May 19, 1975

1101

586

AN ACT relating to county government; increasing the term of one member of the county fair and recreation board of certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 528–Clark County Delegation.  Approved May 19, 1975

1104

587

AN ACT relating to the property tax; requiring the Nevada Tax Commission to classify mobile homes on the basis of service lives for assessment purposes; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 224–Assemblymen Wagner and Weise.  Approved May 19, 1975

1105

588

AN ACT to amend NRS 412.124, relating to the Nevada National Guard, by establishing minimum daily pay and allowances for members called to active state duty. Assembly Bill No. 164–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 19, 1975

1107

589

AN ACT relating to the Nevada Insurance Code; requiring that the coverage of infants provided under health insurance contracts, hospital, medical or dental service contracts and health care plans begin at the time of birth; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 112–Assemblymen Bennett and Chaney.  Approved May 19, 1975

1108

590

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; providing for multiple trip-limited time permits to operate or move certain overweight or oversize vehicles; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 295–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 20, 1975

1111

591

AN ACT fixing the state ad valorem tax levies for the 2 fiscal years commencing July 1, 1975, and ending June 30, 1976, and commencing July 1, 1976, and ending June 30, 1977; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 350–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 20, 1975

1115

592

AN ACT relating to communications; establishing a state communications system; creating the state communications board and its technical advisory committee; providing for a state communications director; providing for a state communications fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 161–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 20, 1975

1115

593

AN ACT relating to education of handicapped minors; specifying that mentally retarded minors may be admitted to special programs at age 3; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 352–Committee on Education.  Approved May 20, 1975

1119

594

AN ACT relating to justices of the peace; increasing the number allotted to certain townships; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 250–Senators Hilbrecht, Neal, Herr, Gibson, Lamb, Brown, Walker, Echols, Bryan and Schofield.  Approved May 20, 1975

1120

595

AN ACT relating to vehicle registration; increasing motor vehicle registration fee designated for supplementary patrolmen; limiting the total number of patrolmen; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 187–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 20, 1975

1121

596

AN ACT relating to nursing; authorizing the state board of nursing to issue interim permits to practice to certain professional and practical nurse applicants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 746–Committee on Health and Welfare.  Approved May 20, 1975

1124

597

AN ACT relating to air pollution; placing a moratorium on the enforcement of compliance schedules, variance orders or other enforcement actions applicable to certain generating facilities; and requiring state environmental commission to review existing air contaminant emission standards. Assembly Bill No. 708–Select Committee on Utilities.  Approved May 20, 1975

1126

598

AN ACT relating to county officers and employees; providing for the payment of one-half of the unused sick leave to county officers and employees upon their termination, retirement or death; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 687–Assemblyman Banner.  Approved May 20, 1975

1127

599

AN ACT investing justices’ courts and municipal courts in certain counties with original jurisdiction to try juveniles charged with minor traffic violations; specifying the punishments which may be imposed on children and their parents for traffic violations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 609–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1975

1129

600

AN ACT relating to rape victims; providing restrictions on and procedures for the admissibility of certain evidence relating to the victim in prosecutions against rape offenders; prohibiting certain jury instructions; requiring certain hospital costs to be paid by the counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 222–Senators Bryan, Close, Wilson, Foote, Hilbrecht, Sheerin and Dodge.  Approved May 20, 1975

1131

601

AN ACT making an appropriation from the general fund in the state treasury to the state public works board for carrying out a program of capital improvements for the State of Nevada; specifying certain powers, duties and requirements of the state public works board respecting the program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 607–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 20, 1975

1133

602

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of highways for the continuation of the state-county road improvement program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 177–Senator Monroe.  Approved May 20, 1975

1134

603

AN ACT relating to certain historic railroad rolling stock; authorizing the interim finance committee to investigate and make an appropriate disposition thereof; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 791–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 20, 1975

1135

604

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act incorporating the City of Las Vegas, in Clark County, Nevada, and defining the boundaries thereof, under a new charter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 21, 1971, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 750–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1975

1136

605

AN ACT relating to state employee group insurance premiums; revising amounts allowable for payment by state employer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 227–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 20, 1975

1137

606

AN ACT relating to the Nevada archeological survey; establishing the survey; providing for its organization, functions, housing, staffing, membership, contracts and publications; providing for intergovernmental cooperation; providing definitions; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 210–Assemblymen Ford and Bremner.  Approved May 20, 1975

1137

607

AN ACT relating to sex offenses; enlarging the circumstances under which a husband may be convicted of rape; enlarging the category of reportable child abuse to include sexual abuse; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 52–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1975

1141

608

AN ACT relating to gaming licensing and control; providing for the collection of underpayments and the refund of overpayments of certain gaming license fees and casino entertainment taxes; providing for payment of interest; increasing the limitation period for civil actions for collection of fees, interest, penalties or tax and for civil actions for refunds of overpayments of fees or tax; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 516–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 20, 1975

1142

609

AN ACT relating to alcohol abuse; providing for the medical treatment of an intoxicated person arrested for a public offense; removing intoxication as an element of a public offense in certain cases; reducing the time allowed to keep an intoxicated person taken into civil protective custody; requiring the family of an intoxicated person taken into civil protective custody to be notified; requiring the records of facilities treating intoxicated persons to be kept confidential; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 611–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved May 20, 1975

1144

610

AN ACT relating to veterinarians; creating the title of animal technician and establishing his qualifications; expanding the grounds under which the Nevada state board of veterinary medical examiners may refuse to issue a license to an applicant, or suspend, revoke or refuse to renew the license of a licensed veterinarian; making various changes to the existing statutory provisions regulating veterinarians; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 591–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 20, 1975

1146

611

AN ACT relating to public employees; authorizing payment of deceased public employee’s final earnings to his designated beneficiary; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 583–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1975

1153

612

AN ACT relating to attorneys’ fees; revising the schedule of maximum fees for court-appointed counsel for indigent criminal defendants at all court levels; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 555–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1975

1153

613

AN ACT relating to the Nevada Administrative Procedure Act; permitting the secretary of state to discard a proposed regulation after the adopted regulation has been filed; requiring the secretary of state to deliver a copy of each regulation to the legislative counsel bureau; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 499–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1975

1157

614

AN ACT relating to county hospitals and districts; allowing certain boards of county commissioners to issue special obligation securities without an election for hospital facilities; providing for payment of the securities from net revenues or gross revenues of the hospital facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 545–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1975

1158

615

AN ACT relating to contractors; limiting eligibility for examination for contractor’s license; providing a penalty for certain advertising; providing for an injunction; increasing bond requirements; amending the penalty provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 446–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1975

1159

616

AN ACT relating to motor vehicle carriers; clarifying penalties for certain violations; requiring the public service commission to adopt regulations regulating certain economic relations between motor carriers engaged in intrastate commerce; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 496–Senator Dodge.  Approved May 20, 1975

1161

617

AN ACT relating to medical laboratories; establishing an inactive status for certain licenses; creating the medical laboratory certification and improvement fund; requiring medical laboratory license fees be deposited for credit to the fund; establishing procedures for disbursements from the fund; making the fund non-reversionary; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 382–Senator Walker.  Approved May 20, 1975

1162

618

AN ACT relating to professional engineers; prohibiting professional engineers employed by the state or a county, city or district from engaging in the private practice of professional engineering during regular working days of his public employment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 603–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1975

1164

619

AN ACT relating to toilets in publicly owned buildings; prohibiting the charge of a fee or other exaction for use thereof. Assembly Bill No. 320–Assemblymen Brookman, Murphy, Bremner, Barengo, Mann, Price, Bennett, Craddock, Dreyer, Sena, Jeffrey, Coulter, Schofield, Harmon, Heaney, Hayes, Vergiels, Wagner, Robinson, Weise, Polish, Chaney, Getto, Wittenberg, Demers, Ford, Benkovich, Dini, May and Moody.  Approved May 20, 1975

1164

620

AN ACT relating to professional surveyors; prohibiting a registered land surveyor from identifying any document as his work if he did not prepare it or have responsible charge of the work; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 601–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1975

1165

621

AN ACT relating to the state personnel system; limiting the application of veterans’ preference points and requiring oral examinations to be recorded. Assembly Bill No. 578–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1975

1165

622

AN ACT relating to the recall of public officers; requiring that a notice of intent be filed when petition for recall is initiated; establishing an expiration date; modifying and clarifying recall procedures; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 411–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1975

1166

623

AN ACT relating to contractors; exempting owners of property building or improving structures not intended for sale from requirements concerning contractors; permitting an owner to build or improve structures on his own property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 617–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1975

1167

624

AN ACT relating to professional engineers and surveyors; restricting the use of an engineer’s seal; changing the qualifications for applicants for a certificate to practice land surveying; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 541–Assemblymen Wittenberg, Bremner, Dreyer, Moody, Christensen, Demers, Mann, Weise, Coulter and Schofield.  Approved May 20, 1975

1168

625

AN ACT relating to trespass; extending the statutory trespass provisions to include fenced property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 582–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1975

1169

626

AN ACT relating to the state legislature; requiring lobbyists to register with the secretary of state; requiring lobbyists to file a registration statement and periodic disclosure statements with the secretary of state; requiring the secretary of state to handle all reports and filings and make investigations under certain conditions; providing for injunctions and penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 454–Assemblymen Dreyer, Ford, Wagner, Benkovich, Coulter, Murphy, Getto, Howard, Weise, Dini, Mello, Schofield, Lowman, Jeffrey, Heaney, Wittenberg and Brookman.  Approved May 20, 1975

1170

627

AN ACT relating to hunting and fishing licenses, tags and permits; providing for an adjustment of fees; adding new categories requiring permits; deleting certain categories; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 142–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved May 20, 1975

1174

628

AN ACT relating to hunting and fishing licenses; providing for the issuance of free licenses to disabled veterans; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 552–Assemblymen Hickey, Vergiels, Price, Bennett and Chaney.  Approved May 20, 1975

1176

629

AN ACT relating to civil actions; providing for a separate cause of action for a victim of consumer fraud; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 319–Assemblymen Hayes, Mann, Coulter, Christensen, Banner, Benkovich, Price, Vergiels, Murphy, Craddock, Demers, Sena, Polish and Barengo.  Approved May 20, 1975

1177

630

AN ACT relating to the division of state lands of the state department of conservation and natural resources; requiring the division to maintain a list of federal lands in this state which are available for exchange and of Nevada residents who desire to exchange their lands for federal lands; requiring the division to assist in the effectuation of such exchanges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 797–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 20, 1975

1177

631

AN ACT to amend NRS 278.320, relating to the subdivision of land; authorizing the board of county commissioners of any county to exempt parcels of land from the requirements of the statutes regulating the subdivision of land if such parcels are owned by a railroad company or a Nevada nonprofit corporation as immediate successor in title to a railroad company; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 704–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 20, 1975

1178

632

AN ACT relating to highway beautification; providing greater control over outdoor advertising signs by banning, in nonurban areas; signs beyond the previous 660-foot distance from the right-of-way of certain highways; providing for their removal; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 749–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved May 20, 1975

1179

633

AN ACT relating to the Unemployment Compensation Law; changing council name to rural manpower services advisory council; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 475–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 20, 1975

1182

634

AN ACT relating to evidence; authorizing the disposal of certain types of physical evidence after a hearing prior to trial, permitting certain records relating to such evidence to be admitted in evidence in a subsequent trial; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 516–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1975

1183

635

AN ACT increasing annual salaries of state officers and employees in the unclassified service and attorney general’s office; making appropriations for such salary increases from the general fund and the state highway fund in the state treasury; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 190–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 20, 1975

1184

636

AN ACT appropriating the sum of $370,000 from the state general fund for the purpose of designing, constructing, inspecting, equipping and furnishing a solar energy research laboratory in Clark County, Nevada, as an additional facility of the desert research institute of the University of Nevada; specifying the powers, duties and requirements of the state public works board and the board of regents of the University of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 552–Senators Gibson, Brown, Lamb, Walker, Close, Schofield, Bryan, Hilbrecht, Echols, Herr, Neal and Blakemore.  Approved May 20, 1975

1194

637

AN ACT relating to occupational diseases; including certain law enforcement officers within the category of persons who may obtain occupational disease compensation for diseases of the lungs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 571–Senators Herr, Blakemore, Schofield, Hilbrecht, Wilson, Lamb, Sheerin, Walker, Echols, Raggio, Bryan and Gojack.  Approved May 20, 1975

1195

638

AN ACT relating to construction requirements; making the National Electrical Code generally applicable; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 592–Assemblymen Price, Demers, Vergiels, Benkovich, Bennett, Bremner, Chaney, Hickey Howard, Jeffrey, Murphy, Sena and Christensen.  Approved May 20, 1975

1196

639

AN ACT relating to bonds and undertakings; authorizing the clerk of the court in any civil or criminal action in which a bond or undertaking is required to refuse to accept a surety on such bond or undertaking if a power of attorney in fact for the signatory is not on file in the clerk’s office. Assembly Bill No. 614–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 20, 1975

1196

640

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act incorporating the City of North Las Vegas, in Clark County, Nevada, and defining the boundaries thereof, under a new chapter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 26, 1971, as amended. Assembly Bill No. 713–Assemblymen May, Hickey, Price and Chaney.  Approved May 20, 1975

1197

641

AN ACT relating to motor vehicle laws; expanding peace officer powers of field dealer inspectors of the vehicle compliance and enforcement section of the registration division of the department of motor vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 150–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 20, 1975

1198

642

AN ACT relating to the detention of persons suspected of criminal behavior; revising the specific restriction on the length of time permitted peace officers to detain such persons. Assembly Bill No. 696–Assemblyman Dreyer.  Approved May 20, 1975

1200

643

AN ACT relating to proceedings to commitment; permitting a private person to deliver a person arrested without a warrant to a peace officer; giving a peace officer discretion to release an arrested person; providing for certain arrest records to be destroyed; restricting the authority of a sheriff or chief of police to release a person charged with a misdemeanor without bail; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 712–Assemblymen Hickey, Mann, Lowman, May and Price.  Approved May 21, 1975

1200

644

AN ACT relating to property actions; authorizing justices of the peace to hold hearings on landlord and tenant affidavits in summary eviction proceedings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 432–Assemblymen Hickey, Polish, May, Vergiels, Banner, Price, Mann and Dini.  Approved May 21, 1975

1202

645

AN ACT relating to farmers’ markets; authorizing local governments to provide by ordinance for the licensing and regulating of such markets; establishing certain duties for the licensee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 700–Assemblymen Robinson, Wittenberg and Dreyer.  Approved May 21, 1975

1203

646

AN ACT relating to rates and service of motor vehicle carriers; allowing the public service commission of Nevada to establish reduced rates for specified routes or schedules of certain common motor carriers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 759–Select Committee of the Clark County Delegation Subcommittee on Mass Transportation.  Approved May 21, 1975

1205

647

AN ACT relating to mechanics’ liens; providing for a form of surety bond to release mechanic’s lien; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 783–Assemblyman Heaney.  Approved May 21, 1975

1206

648

AN ACT relating to local government; enacting the Metropolitan Cities Incorporation Law and the Urban County Law to provide for coordination of local governmental efforts in certain counties; declaring a permanent policy of the State of Nevada; granting to certain cities purposes, powers, rights, privileges, immunities and imposing duties; defining certain words and terms; authorizing the merger and consolidation of services, offices and departments of certain cities and counties; providing a procedure for the annexation of territory; providing for the creation of county commissioner districts and citizens’ advisory councils; amending the law governing the Las Vegas Valley Water District and the General Improvement District Law; organizing the city of Las Vegas under the Metropolitan Cities Incorporation Law and defining and adjusting the city’s boundaries; terminating the terms of office of elected officers of the city of Las Vegas; creating a special local government consolidation committee in Clark County and defining the committee’s powers and duties; specifying particular services to be performed by Clark County or the city of Las Vegas or to be performed jointly; repealing certain statutes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 601–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 21, 1975

1210

649

AN ACT relating to local government revenues; altering the formula for the apportionment of certain tax revenues in counties where a metropolitan city is organized; limiting the imposition of certain license taxes by such cities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 605–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 21, 1975

1275

650

AN ACT relating to trade practices; establishing standards of conduct under certain agreements for the supplying of petroleum products; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 265–Assemblymen Hayes, Demers, Mann, Brookman, Craddock, Sena, Schofield, Wittenberg, Mello, Banner, Benkovich and Christensen.  Approved May 21, 1975

1280

651

AN ACT relating to metropolitan police departments, designating boards of county commissioners to serve, ex officio, as metropolitan police commissions; deleting certain provisions relating to the budget for the metropolitan police department; revising provisions relating to funding apportionment plan; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 608–Assemblyman Dreyer.  Approved May 21, 1975

1283

652

AN ACT relating to the Nevada Insurance Code; making certain administrative and technical changes in the law affecting trade practices and frauds; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 594–Committee of Commerce.  Approved May 21, 1975

1284

653

AN ACT relating to sales of decedents’ estates; authorizing the executor or administrator to make certain contracts with brokers or a multiple group of agents or brokers; increasing maximum limit on commissions on such contracts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 662–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 21, 1975

1290

654

AN ACT relating to victims of rape and their spouses; authorizing counties to adopt ordinances providing counseling and medical treatment for such persons at county expense; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 664–Assemblymen Sena, Craddock, Hayes, Demers, Harmon, Bennett, Chaney, Coulter, Wagner, Ford, Dreyer and Barengo.  Approved May 21, 1975

1291

655

AN ACT relating to age; eliminating the minimum age for entry into certain professions and occupations. Assembly Bill No. 672–Assemblymen Mann, Hickey, Dreyer, Schofield, Jeffrey, Polish, Chaney, Christensen, Moody, Sena, Craddock, Price, Hayes and Dini.  Approved May 21, 1975

1295

656

AN ACT relating to disability benefits for law enforcement officers and firemen; authorizing counties, cities and metropolitan police departments to provide additional benefits; providing a limitation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 543–Assemblymen Bremner, Jeffrey, Dreyer, Barengo, Brookman and Murphy.  Approved May 21, 1975

1298

657

AN ACT relating to state printing; providing for the typesetting and printing of brochures and booklets by the state printing and records division of the department of general services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 608–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved May 21, 1975

1300

658

AN ACT relating to physicians; making advertising unprofessional if not in conformance with guidelines established by the board of medical examiners of the State of Nevada; requiring the board to establish principles of medical ethics as the basis for determining whether conduct is unethical; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 594–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved May 21, 1975

1300

659

AN ACT relating to optometry; providing for the suspension of licenses of optometrists who fail to comply with the requirement of continuing education; providing for license restoration within the calendar year; and providing for automatic revocation for failure to restore the license within the calendar year. Senate Bill No. 593–Committee on Health, Welfare and State Institutions.  Approved May 21, 1975

1302

660

AN ACT relating to natural resources; directing the submission of a proposal to issue state general obligation bonds for park purposes and fish and game habitat acquisition to a vote of the people; providing for the use of the proceeds if such issue is approved; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 577–Senators Young, Raggio, Gojack, Sheerin, Bryan, Neal, Wilson and Hilbrecht.  Approved May 21, 1975

1303

661

AN ACT relating to authorization of insurers; providing additional grounds for suspension or revocation of certificate of authority; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 610–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 21, 1975

1304

662

AN ACT relating to county hospitals; clarifying the type of services chargeable to the county in emergency cases; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 558–Senator Hilbrecht.  Approved May 21, 1975

1305

663

AN ACT relating to the practice of pharmacy; authorizing the suspension of certain certificates; establishing criteria for examination of applicants; revising the manner of calculating pharmaceutical experience; providing for biennial renewal of a pharmacist’s certificate; clarifying the duties of a managing pharmacist; changing manner in which prescriptions are numbered and filed; providing criteria for maintenance of drugs by certain extended care facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 460–Senator Walker.  Approved May 22, 1975

1306

664

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act to create a water district in the Las Vegas valley, Clark County, Nevada; to designate such district as the agency responsible for water distribution; to provide for the procurement, storage, and distribution and sale of water and rights in the use thereof from Lake Mead for industrial, irrigation, municipal, and domestic uses; to provide for the conservation of the groundwater resources of the Las Vegas valley, and to create authority to purchase, acquire and construct the necessary works to carry out the provisions of this act; to provide for the issuance of district bonds and other securities; to provide for the levy of taxes for the payment of operation and maintenance expenses and to supplement other revenues available for the payment of principal of and interest on such bonds and other securities of said district; granting said district the franchise to carry on its operations in municipal corporations within its boundaries; exempting the property and bonds of said district from taxation; validating the creation and organization of said district; and for other purposes related thereto,” approved March 27, 1947, as amended. Senate Bill No. 501–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 22, 1975

1316

665

AN ACT relating to county and city jails; providing for payment of costs of medical care for prisoners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 572–Senator Walker.  Approved May 22, 1975

1317

666

AN ACT to amend the charters of the City of Las Vegas and the City of Reno to establish a salary for the city attorney of Las Vegas and to prohibit the private practice of law by the city attorneys of Las Vegas and Reno and their deputies and assistants after certain dates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 414–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 22, 1975

1318

667

AN ACT relating to emergency communications; creating an emergency telephone number study committee to study the requirements necessary for the development of emergency telephone number systems; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 616–Assemblymen Heaney, Murphy, Mello, Coulter, Benkovich, Banner, Barengo, Christensen, Jeffrey, Polish, Vergiels, Bremner, Brookman, Howard, Harmon, Demers, Hayes, Sena, Young, Moody, Chaney, Bennett, Weise, Getto, Dreyer, Wittenberg, Schofield, Wagner, Lowman, Dini, Glover, Price, Hickey, May, Ford, Craddock, Mann, Ashworth and Robinson.  Approved May 22, 1975

1319

668

AN ACT to amend the title of and to amend an act entitled “An Act annexing certain described real property to the City of Sparks, Nevada; detaching certain real property from the City of Reno and adding the same to the City of Sparks; amending the 1949 and 1971 charters of the City of Sparks and the 1903 and 1971 charters of the City of Reno; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 21, 1973. Assembly Bill No. 796–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 22, 1975

1321

669

AN ACT relating to public school pupils; requiring school districts to report annually the exact number of pupils who have been immunized against certain diseases; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 719–Assemblymen Bennett, Chaney and Craddock.  Approved May 22, 1975

1324

670

AN ACT relating to the taxicab authority; prescribing an application fee for a certificate of public convenience and necessity; establishing criteria for issuance of a taxicab driver’s permit; prohibiting certain acts by taxicab drivers; modifying requirements for age of taxicabs acquired; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 775–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 22, 1975

1325

671

AN ACT relating to state radiation control; designating the health division of the department of human resources as the state radiation control agency; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 761–Assemblyman Brookman (by request).  Approved May 22, 1975

1327

672

AN ACT to amend the State Purchasing Act; making changes in the procedure for transferring certain property to Nevada Indian tribes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 782–Assemblymen Brookman, Bremner, Murphy, Price, Vergiels, Mann and Barengo.  Approved May 22, 1975

1332

673

AN ACT making an appropriation to the health division of the department of human resources to provide moneys for emergency medical services training and purchase of ambulances for rural areas of the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 157–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 22, 1975

1333

674

AN ACT relating to water pollution; vesting certain counties with areawide waste management planning duties and powers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 468–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 22, 1975

1334

675

AN ACT relating to obligations; clarifying the rights of an assignor and assignee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 563–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 22, 1975

1343

676

AN ACT creating the vehicle emission control section in the registration division of the department of motor vehicles; setting forth duties of emission control officers and granting peace officer powers thereto; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 326–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 22, 1975

1343

677

AN ACT relating to county government; revising the role of county government as it relates to unincorporated towns; providing for the formation of and government of unincorporated towns; declaring the services appropriate to town government; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 491–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 23, 1975

1345

678

AN ACT authorizing expenditures by various officers, departments, boards, agencies, commissions and institutions of the state government for the fiscal years commencing July 1, 1975, and ending June 30, 1976, and beginning July 1, 1976, and ending June 30, 1977; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 619–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 23, 1975

1349

679

AN ACT making appropriations from the general fund, the state highway fund, the state insurance fund and the fish and game fund in the state treasury for the support of the civil government of the State of Nevada for the fiscal years beginning July 1, 1975, and ending June 30, 1976, and beginning July 1, 1976, and ending June 30, 1977; making supplemental appropriations for the support of certain state officers and agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 803–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 23, 1975

1356

680

AN ACT relating to county comptrollers; authorizing the appointment of county comptrollers in counties having a population less than 100,000; providing that in counties where there is a county administrator or county manager the county comptroller shall be appointed by the county administrator or county manager, with the confirmance of the board of county commissioners; providing for specification of procedures and duties of the county comptroller by the county administrator or county manager under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 479–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 23, 1975

1368

681

AN ACT relating to the Marlette Lake water system; authorizing the state board of examiners to issue and sell state securities in not to exceed the principal amount of $5,000,000, for the purpose of acquiring with the proceeds thereof certain facilities for and improvements to the Marlette Lake water system; prescribing other details and conditions concerning such securities; prescribing powers, duties and responsibilities of the state board of examiners and the state public works board; otherwise concerning such securities and properties by reference to the State Securities Law; authorizing the execution of a contract between the State of Nevada and Carson City for supplying water to Carson City from the Marlette Lake water system; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 637–Assemblymen Glover and Jacobsen.  Approved May 23, 1975

1369

682

AN ACT relating to public education; establishing the basic support guarantee for the school years 1975-76 and 1976-77; making an appropriation to and authorizing expenditures from the state distributive school fund; authorizing additional distributions under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 617–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 23, 1975

1373

683

AN ACT relating to contractors; permitting contractors and subcontractors to stop work or terminate a contract or subcontract in certain cases where they have not been paid; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 656–Assemblyman Banner.  Approved May 23, 1975

1382

684

AN ACT relating to real estate brokers and salesmen; expanding the definition of “real estate broker” to include a person who sells, exchanges or leases used mobile homes under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 492–Senator Blakemore.  Approved May 23, 1975

1383

685

AN ACT relating to county economic development revenue bonds; enlarging their permitted uses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 737–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 23, 1975

1383

686

AN ACT relating to the state legislature; expanding provisions constituting unlawful interference with the legislative process. Assembly Bill No. 741–Assemblyman Jacobsen.  Approved May 23, 1975

1385

687

AN ACT relating to witnesses; permitting cash payments to be made to witnesses required to attend a criminal trial; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 751–Assemblyman Harmon.  Approved May 23, 1975

1386

688

AN ACT relating to the state legislature; clarifying certain duties of the director of the legislative counsel bureau with respect to publications; clarifying the duties of the legislative counsel with respect to the preparation of legislative measures; imposing a new bill drafting request deadline for executive agencies; emphasizing the confidential position of the legislative counsel bureau in handling legislative requests; placing fiscal note responsibility with the fiscal analyst; removing the director as a division chief; clarifying work priority during the legislative interim; clarifying the functions and powers of the legislative commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 767–Assemblyman Jacobsen.  Approved May 23, 1975

1387

689

AN ACT relating to crimes against the person; providing a penalty for the retention of a child in violation of a court order; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 774–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 23, 1975

1397

690

AN ACT relating to legal notices and advertisements; increasing the maximum rate for publication of official state and county advertising in newspapers; increasing the maximum publication fees relating to water permits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 603–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 23, 1975

1397

691

AN ACT relating to county officers and employees; providing an exception to the limitation on salaries of county employees employed by or working under elected county officers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 615–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 26, 1975

1400

692

AN ACT relating to solid waste disposal and pollution; requiring the governing body of a municipality to submit solid waste management system plans to the department of human resources rather than to the state board of health; providing that the state environmental commission division of the department of conservation and natural resources adopt regulations concerning solid waste management systems; designating the department of human resources as the state agency for purposes of the Federal Solid Waste Disposal Act; prohibiting persons who receive certain income from serving as the director of the department of human resources or from serving on the state environmental commission; providing that civil penalties are deposited in the school fund of each county; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 599–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved May 26, 1975

1401

693

AN ACT relating to engine emission controls; limiting the application of the statutory provision which authorizes the state environmental commission to institute a program of motor vehicle inspection and testing to certain used motor vehicles; directing the state environmental commission to make a study of the cost to implement and maintain a compulsory annual motor vehicle emission control inspection program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 612–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 26, 1975

1407

694

AN ACT relating to trusts for the furtherance of public functions; repealing the provisions of chapter 242B of NRS for their creation; adding similar provisions to the charter of the City of Henderson; preserving existing and certain potential rights and liabilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 186–Senator Dodge.  Approved May 26, 1975

1408

695

AN ACT relating to notices; amending the Administrative Procedure Act to permit shorter periods of notice; reducing the notice period required before regulations relating to open and closed seasons and bag limits may be adopted; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 600–Committee on Environment and Public Resources.  Approved May 26, 1975

1413

696

AN ACT relating to vital statistics; authorizing counties to require cases of death caused or suspected to be caused by sudden infant death syndrome to be referred to the coroner; authorizing the coroner to perform autopsies in such cases; requiring the state registrar of vital statistics to publish an annual report of the number of such autopsies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 602–Senator Sheerin.  Approved May 26, 1975

1415

697

AN ACT making technical corrections to Senate Bills 601 and 605 of the 58th session of the Nevada legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 620–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 26, 1975

1416

698

AN ACT relating to constables; permitting the board of county commissioners in counties having a population of more than 200,000 or less than 100,000 to abolish the office of constable; providing that the sheriff may serve as ex officio constable; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 557–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 26, 1975

1421

699

AN ACT relating to witnesses; increases fees for attending in criminal cases and civil proceedings. Senate Bill No. 574–Senator Schofield (by request).  Approved May 26, 1975

1422

700

AN ACT relating to county records; changing filing and recording fees for various maps and records; revising certain procedures; changing the structure of the official record books and indexes in county recorders’ offices; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 562–Senator Sheerin.  Approved May 26, 1975

1423

701

AN ACT relating to the state personnel system; increasing the maximum annual salary for classified employees and increasing maximum salaries for certain dental, medical and other positions; adding certain positions to those listed; providing for salary adjustments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 472–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 26, 1975

1426

702

AN ACT designated as the Revitalization and Redevelopment Law; providing tax increment accounts as special accounts for crediting thereto certain tax proceeds for the payment of bonds and other securities issued by the City of Reno or the City of Sparks to defray costs of acquiring, improving or equipping (or any combination thereof) any project or projects authorized by the City Bond Law, among other methods for their payment; providing procedures for determining tax increment areas pertaining to such tax allocations and for the issuance of such securities; limiting the total amount of securities which may be issued; concerning powers, rights, privileges, immunities, liabilities, duties, disabilities and other details in connection with such undertakings, such projects, such securities, the taxes and other revenues for their payment, their proceeds, other moneys, and pledges and liens pertaining thereto, including, without limitation, by reference to the City Bond Law and the Local Government Securities Law; concerning cooperative powers and other provisions among the city, other public bodies, the state and the Federal Government in connection therewith; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 357–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 26, 1975

1428

703

AN ACT relating to gaming; providing for determination of the suitability of certain persons who represent gaming casino employees and their disqualification under certain circumstances; providing remedies and a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 614–Senators Close, Wilson, Hilbrecht, Bryan, Sheerin, Foote and Dodge.  Approved May 26, 1975

1441

704

AN ACT relating to public utility regulation; restricting the permissible frequency and degree of repetition in applications for change of rates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 267–Senator Hilbrecht.  Approved May 26, 1975

1450

705

AN ACT relating to waterholes; prohibiting camping near waterholes in certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 678–Assemblymen Getto, Young, Howard, Jacobsen, Hayes, Moody, Christensen, Dreyer and Wittenberg.  Approved May 26, 1975

1453

706

AN ACT relating to the Nevada equal rights commission; extending jurisdiction; clarifying prohibited practices in employment and real property transactions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 488–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 26, 1975

1453

707

AN ACT relating to district courts; increasing the number of district judges in the eighth judicial district; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 461–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 26, 1975

1459

708

AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments; prohibiting the possession, sale or transfer of any document for the purpose of establishing a false identity; prohibiting the sale of identification documents under certain circumstances; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 481–Assemblymen Sena, Banner, Hayes, Craddock, Mann, Wagner, Jeffrey, Polish, Coulter, Dreyer, Jacobsen, Howard, Demers, Wittenberg, Weise, Harmon, Heaney, Barengo, Bremner, Brookman, Christensen, Getto, Lowman, Chaney, Price, May, Mello, Bennett and Ford.  Approved May 26, 1975

1460

709

AN ACT creating a Nevada veterans’ advisory commission; providing for appointment and composition of members of the advisory commission; providing for their compensation and traveling allowances; prescribing their duties; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 798–Assemblymen Dini and Mello.  Approved May 26, 1975

1461

710

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act relating to alcoholic beverages; limiting vertical competition in the distribution and marketing of alcoholic beverages; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved May 13, 1975. Assembly Bill No. 800–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 26, 1975

1463

711

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; lengthening time for holding administrative hearing for suspension of driver’s license in certain circumstances. Senate Bill No. 561–Senator Sheerin.  Approved May 26, 1975

1463

712

AN ACT relating to landscape architects; providing for their certification and regulation; establishing an administrative board and requiring examinations of prospective certificate holders; providing fees; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 542–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 26, 1975

1464

713

AN ACT relating to education; providing conditions and procedures for the suspension or expulsion of pupils from public schools; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 525–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 26, 1975

1471

714

AN ACT to amend NRS 3.370, relating to court reporter fees; providing a salary for court reporters; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 440–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 26, 1975

1472

715

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act incorporating the City of Reno, in Washoe County, Nevada, and defining the boundaries thereof, under a new charter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved May 6, 1971, as amended. Senate Bill No. 419–Senator Raggio (by request).  Approved May 26, 1975

1473

716

AN ACT relating to health care services; requiring public hospitals to render outpatient services to persons in need of such services; permitting certain minors to contract for health care services; providing conditions under which parental consent is not necessary; providing for notification to parents in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 100–Assemblymen Bennett, Harmon, Vergiels, Chaney, Barengo, Murphy, Benkovich, Ford, Heaney, Coulter, Wagner, Jeffrey and Polish.  Approved May 26, 1975

1475

717

AN ACT relating to the compensation of public officers; increasing the salaries of certain district attorneys upon termination of private practice; providing additional compensation for ex officio attendance of county commissioners and members of the governing bodies of cities at meetings of other public entities and committees in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 412–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 26, 1975

1478

718

AN ACT relating to birth certificates; prohibiting their procurement and possession to establish a false identity; prohibiting their use in the commission of public offenses; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 391–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 26, 1975

1483

719

AN ACT relating to elections; setting limits on campaign expenses of candidates for specified state, county and city offices; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 335–Senators Close, Blakemore, Brown, Bryan, Dodge, Echols, Foote, Gibson, Gojack, Herr, Hilbrecht, Lamb, Monroe, Neal, Raggio, Schofield, Sheerin, Walker, Wilson and Young.  Approved May 26, 1975

1483

720

AN ACT relating to equality of legal rights and obligations; providing equal legal rights in certain employment, rights as parents and rights before the courts; obligating all adults to assist peace officers under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 320–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 26, 1975

1487

721

AN ACT relating to members of the Nevada National Guard; fixing responsibility for the cost of counsel to defend members in any civil and criminal actions for acts in the discharge of official duties or omissions to perform such duties; adding to the purposes of the reserve for statutory contingency fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 133–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 26, 1975

1488

722

AN ACT relating to the compensation of legislatures; revising statutory provisions relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 628–Committee on Legislative Functions.  Approved May 26, 1975

1490

723

AN ACT to amend NRS 244.647, relating to the county fair and recreation board in any county having a population of 200,000 or more, by changing the composition of the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 225–Senators Echols, Neal and Walker.  Approved May 26, 1975

1490

724

AN ACT relating to dairy products and substitutes; altering the composition and duties of the state dairy commission; providing for an executive director of the commission to be in the unclassified service of the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 29–Assemblymen Mann, Mello, Lowman, Wittenberg, Dreyer, Demers, Vergiels, Bennett, Bremner, Chaney, Sena, Polish and Schofield.  Approved May 27, 1975

1492

725

AN ACT relating to private elementary, secondary and postsecondary educational institutions and establishments; providing for the regulation of elementary, secondary, and postsecondary educational institutions and their agents in the State of Nevada; creating the commission on postsecondary institutional authorization; assigning powers and duties to the agencies; establishing procedures to be followed prior to the granting, denial or revocation of a license or permit; regulating the granting of academic degrees and the naming of institutions; providing civil remedies; providing penalties; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 24–Committee on Education.  Approved May 27, 1975

1498

726

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An Act appropriating $135,000 for participation of the state in construction of a new sewage disposal plant for the city of Carson City; providing for the distribution of operation and maintenance costs; providing a procedure for the determination of the costs to be borne by the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto,” approved April 7, 1959. Assembly Bill No. 166–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 27, 1975

1518

727

AN ACT relating to notaries public; transferring power to appoint and commission notaries public to the secretary of state; making appropriations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 447–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 27, 1975

1519

728

AN ACT relating to the interception of wire and oral communications; broadening the requirements for disclosure and reporting; imposing additional requirements upon emergency interceptions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 559–Assemblymen Demers, Vergiels, Hickey, Benkovich, Schofield, Price and Getto.  Approved May 27, 1975

1519

729

AN ACT relating to libel and slander; revising certain time limitation for making demand for correction of slanderous or libelous statement. Assembly Bill No. 787–Assemblyman Barengo.  Approved May 27, 1975

1521

730

AN ACT relating to elections; providing for punchcard voting systems; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 581–Assemblymen Demers, Jacobsen, Vergiels, Jeffrey and Banner.  Approved May 27, 1975

1522

731

AN ACT relating to vehicle dealer licensing; authorizing real estate brokers to sell used mobile homes with lots under authority of limited used vehicle dealer’s licenses issued by the department of motor vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 615–Assemblymen Getto, Weise, Heaney, Howard, Demers, Harmon, Wittenberg, Price, Mann, Benkovich, Robinson, Moody and Bennett.  Approved May 27, 1975

1534

732

AN ACT relating to public purchasing; revising and reenacting the local government purchasing act; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 509–Committee on Elections.  Approved May 27, 1975

1536

733

AN ACT relating to real estate brokers and salesmen; providing that salesmen are independent contractors in certain instances; substituting “associated with” in place of “employed by”; clarifying educational requirements; changing provisions for the issuance, renewal and revocation of licenses; extending certain investigative powers; revising provisions relating to the real estate education, research and recovery fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 514–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 27, 1975

1541

734

AN ACT relating to public utility regulation; revising penalty provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 634–Assemblymen Hickey, Mann, Vergiels, Christensen, Price, Chaney, May, Moody, and Jeffery.  Approved May 27, 1975

1556

735

AN ACT relating to fishing licenses; providing for the issuance of special fishing permits to certain organizations and institutions; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 701–Assemblymen Hayes, Demers and Brookman.  Approved May 27, 1975

1558

736

AN ACT relating to public utility regulation; requiring a public utility to submit certain statements of cost when a rate hearing is held; providing for the adjustment of an increased cost of purchased fuel and power if the public utility utilizes a deferred accounting procedure; providing for rate increase requests more frequently than every 6 months in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 707–Select Committee on Utilities.  Approved May 27, 1975

1559

737

AN ACT relating to planning and zoning; revising provisions relating to subdivisions; making special provisions for parcel maps; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 375–Assemblymen Robinson, Howard, Jacobsen, Harmon, Demers, Mann, Price, Hickey, Vergiels, Lowman, Wittenberg and Ashworth.  Approved May 27, 1975

1561

738

AN ACT relating to elections; revising limits on legislative campaign expenses for the primary and general elections; clarifying provisions relating to violations of such limitation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 84–Assemblymen Wagner, Murphy, Heaney, Weise, Coulter, Benkovich, Wittenberg, Vergiels and Ford.  Approved May 27, 1975

1570

739

AN ACT transferring the licensing of dealers, manufacturers, rebuilders and salesmen of mobile homes from the department of motor vehicles to the state fire marshal division of the department of commerce; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 27–Assemblymen Dreyer, Lowman, Hayes, Craddock and Demers.  Approved May 27, 1975

1571

740

AN ACT relating to murder; narrowing the definition of capital murder. Assembly Bill No. 97–Assemblymen Barengo and Bremner.  Approved May 27, 1975

1580

741

AN ACT relating to employees in private employment; making certain provisions on wages, hours and working conditions apply uniformly to employees without regard to sex; providing for time and one-half payment for overtime work by certain employees; prohibiting certain acts by employers; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 219–Assemblymen Ford, Banner, Benkovich, Jeffrey, Mann, Moody, Hayes, Lowman, Price, Wagner, Barengo and Schofield.  Approved May 27, 1975

1582

742

AN ACT creating the Washoe County Airport Study Committee; directing such committee to conduct a study to determine whether a special governmental corporation should be formed to provide adequate air service to Washoe County; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 498–Washoe County Delegation.  Approved May 27, 1975

1586

743

AN ACT making an appropriation to the state department of education for the purpose of nonrecurring capital outlays, lease or purchase of school buses, acquisition of library books, minor construction projects and other necessary items by recipient school district. Senate Bill No. 151–Senator Bryan.  Approved May 27, 1975

1587

744

AN ACT relating to divorce; extending the benefits of alimony to husbands in certain circumstances; specifying the type of alimony subject to modification; enlarging the permissible circumstances of modification; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 253–Commi