INDEX OF STATUTES AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE 22ND SPECIAL SESSION (2005)

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A

ABANDONED OR UNCLAIMED PROPERTY

      Abandoned Property Trust Fund, transfer of excess money, 152

ACTIONS, CIVIL

      Check-cashing, deferred deposit, short-term loan or title loan services, unlicensed operation, 102, 110

      Computer security breaches involving personal information, repeal of right of action, 110

ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF

      Opportunity Village, appropriation, 121

      Security enhancements for certain buildings, appropriation, 124

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND PROCEDURE

      Nevada Gaming Commission, applicability of laws, 144

      Tax Commission, Nevada, business license regulations, 125

      Welfare Division, authority to adopt regulations, requirements, 5, 6

AGED PERSONS

      Senior citizens’ property tax assistance, qualifications, definitions, 38, 39

AGING SERVICES DIVISION

      Deputy and Chief Assistant, appointment, 51

AGRICULTURE, STATE DEPARTMENT OF

      Farmers’ markets, appropriation for development and assistance, 117

AIRPORTS

      Fund for Aviation, study of funding sources, appropriation, 117

ALCOHOL OR DRUG ABUSE

      Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services, duties, 56-62

      SMART Moves program for risk prevention, grant program, 114, 115

      Treatment and prevention programs, legislative study, 64

ALIENS

      Public benefits, eligibility, 3, 9

APPLIANCES, COMMERCIAL

      Energy efficiency standards, duties of Office of Energy, 90

APPROPRIATIONS

      Administration, Department of, 121, 124

      Agriculture, State Department of, 117

      Attorney General’s office, security enhancements, 124

      Aviation, Fund for, 117

      Basque Genealogy Center, University System, 118

      Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada, 96

      Bookmobiles, operational costs, 115

      Boys and Girls Clubs, Nevada Alliance of, 114

      Budget of State, legislative declaration regarding certain appropriations, 123

      Capitol Building, security enhancements, 124

      Captioned Media Program, 116

      China Spring Youth Camp, 121

      Clark County Museum Guild, 122

      Community Wildfire Protection Plans, 118

      Cultural Affairs, Department of, 118, 120

      Desert Research Institute, 119

      Economic Development, Commission on, 113

      Economic Development Fund, Nevada, 112

      Education

             Achievement and proficiency examinations, consultant, 122

             Clark County School District, study of deconsolidation, 122

             Kindergarten, full-day programs, 91

             Millennium Scholarship Trust Fund, 152

             Nevada Cancer Institute programs, 116

             Trust Fund for the Education of Dependent Children, 114

             University and Community College System of Nevada, 115, 118

      Fernley, City of, 114

      Fitness and Wellness, Advisory Council on the State Program for, 122

      Forestry, Division of, 118

      Interim Finance Committee, 120-123

      Juvenile detention facility in Ely, 117

      Legislative Counsel Bureau, 122

      Military, Office of the, 113

      Motor Vehicles, Department of, 146

      Nevada Cancer Institute, 116, 117

      Nevada Fire Safe Council, 118

      Nevada Online Encyclopedia, 118

      Nevada War on Terrorism Medal, 113

      Nevada’s Safe Place, 119

      Opportunity Village, 121

      Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program, 115

      Property tax abatement program, implementation costs, 123

      Radio Reading Service, 116

      Reno, City of, 116

      Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority, 120

      Sports, Nevada Commission on, 95

      State Library and Archives, Division of, 115, 116

      Supreme Court Building, security enhancements, 124

      Taxation, Department of, 146

      Truckee River Recreational Master Plan, implementation costs, 120

      University and Community College System of Nevada, 115, 118

      V & T Railway, reconstruction, 121

      Veterans’ Services, Office of, 114

      VSA arts of Nevada, 119

      White Pine County, 117

ARMED FORCES

      Nevada War on Terrorism Medal, creation, appropriation, 113

      Veterans (See VETERANS)

ATTORNEY GENERAL

      Check-cashing or deferred deposit services, law regarding duties repealed, 110

      Office security enhancements, appropriation, 124

      Welfare Division, legal adviser, duties, 9, 14

AUTOMATED LOAN MACHINES

      Prohibition, penalty, 97

AVIATION FUEL TAX

      Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights for Taxes on Fuels, 130

B

BACKGROUND CHECKS (See FINGERPRINTING AND BACKGROUND CHECKS)

BASQUE GENEALOGY CENTER, UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

      Appropriation, 118

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF NORTHERN NEVADA

      Appropriation for facility, 96

BLIND PERSONS (See HANDICAPPED PERSONS)

BOATS AND BOATING

      Operation under the influence causing death or substantial bodily harm, penalty for subsequent offense, 105

BONDS, SURETY

      Check-cashing, deferred deposit, short-term loan or title loan services, 97-99, 110

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS

      SMART Moves program, appropriation, 114

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY, DEPARTMENT OF

      Financial Institutions, Division of, regulation of check-cashing, deferred deposit, short-term loan and title loan services, 97-102, 110

      Industrial Relations, Division of, duties regarding solar energy system projects and occupations, 72-75

BUSINESS LICENSE, STATE

      Applicability of laws, 128, 129

      Application for license, requirements, 128

      Fees

             Exhibitions, responsibility for payment, exemption for certain participants, 125, 129

             Submission date, credits, penalty for late payment, 125

      Landlords renting four or fewer units, exemption, 128

      Natural persons, acquisition of more than one license unnecessary, 124

BUSINESS TAX

      Applicability of laws, 139

      Deduction for health benefits provided by employer, 137

      Definitions, 137-139

      Filing requirements, 139

C

CANADIAN PHARMACIES

      Shipments by approved entities, posting of website information, 153-158

CANCER

      Research projects and pain management study, appropriations, 116, 117

CAPITOL BUILDING

      Security enhancements, appropriation, 124

CEMETERIES

      Northern Nevada Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, appropriation for road construction, 114

CHECK-CASHING OR DEFERRED DEPOSIT SERVICES

      Automated loan machines prohibited, penalty, 97

      Licensing and regulation, 97-102, 109, 110

CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES, DIVISION OF

      Administrative hearings, procedures, 42

      Administrator, qualifications, 41

      Foster Care, Account to Assist Persons Formerly in, establishment, sources and use, 44, 53

      Bureaus and administrative sections, 40, 41

      Chiefs of bureaus, appointment, classification, 41

      Deputies, appointment, 51

      Fees for services, collection and deposit, 41, 42

      Gift and Cooperative Account, sources, use, 42

      Juvenile development and delinquency prevention, establishment of standards for receipt of federal money, 43

      Nevada Children’s Gift Account, sources, use, 43

      Nevada Children’s Gift Revolving Account, creation, deposits and use, 43

      Powers and duties generally, 40, 41

      Purposes of Division, 40

CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT, PROGRAM FOR (See generally PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)

CHILD SUPPORT

      Assistance to relatives obtaining legal guardianship of certain children, 20

      Program for Enforcement of Child Support

             Definition, 26

             Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, enforcement of support orders, 19

CHILD WELFARE SERVICES

      Administrative hearings, procedures, 42

      Bureau of Services for Child Care, duties, 41

      Child and Family Services Division (See CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES, DIVISION OF)

      Contracts for provision of shelter and care to certain children, 44

      Fees, establishment, 41

CHILDREN (See MINORS)

CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM

      False pretenses to obtain benefits, penalty, 20

      Records, files and communications concerning applicants and recipients, 12

      Welfare Division, duty to review program and evaluate alternative methods of providing insurance, 21

CHILDREN’S HOMES, NEVADA

      Laws repealed, 64

CHINA SPRING YOUTH CAMP

      Appropriation for support, 121

CITIES

      Fernley, appropriation for road construction, 114

      Internet website, employee identification number removed from prohibition on disclosure of personal information, 109

      Reno (See RENO, CITY OF)

      Security breaches compromising computerized personal information, notice requirement repealed, 110

      Sparks, appropriation for Truckee River Recreational Master Plan, duties, 120

      Sustainable energy, task force or committee on, duties, 69

CIVIL ACTIONS

      Check-cashing, deferred deposit, short-term loan or title loan services, unlicensed operation, 102, 110

      Computer security breaches involving personal information, repeal of right of action, 110

CLARK COUNTY MUSEUM GUILD

      Appropriation, 122

CLARK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

      Deconsolidation, legislative study, appropriation, 122

COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT

      Economic development in rural areas or blighted urban areas, grants, 110-112

      Economic diversification in certain counties, grants, 112, 113

COMMUNITY SERVICES BLOCK GRANTS

      Distribution of money by eligible entity to another entity, law repealed, 64

      Program involving more than one eligible entity or county, law repealed, 64

      Review of applications, law repealed, 64

COMPUTERS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

      Internet (See INTERNET)

      Security breaches compromising personal information, certain notice requirements repealed, 110

CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE DEPARTMENT OF

      Division of Forestry, appropriation, 118

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, NEVADA

      Initiative and referendum petitions, signature requirements, 188, 189

CONSUMER HEALTH ASSISTANCE, OFFICE FOR

      Canadian pharmacies licensed by State to fill prescriptions, notices and duties, 154-156

CONTRACTORS

      Public works, performance of cost analysis, requirements, 70

      Solar energy systems projects, licensure of photovoltaic installers, 72-75

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

      Boats, operation under the influence causing death or substantial bodily harm, penalty for subsequent offense, 105

      Driving under the influence (See DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE)

      Drug abuse (See ALCOHOL OR DRUG ABUSE)

      Felony convictions, effect on receipt of public assistance, 12

CONVENTION AUTHORITIES

      Convention facilities, state business license requirements, 125, 129

      Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority, appropriation, 120

COUNTIES

      Bookmobiles, appropriation for rural counties, 115

      Douglas, appropriation for China Spring Youth Camp, 121

      Economic development in rural areas and blighted urban areas, grants, 110-112

      Economic diversification in certain counties, grants, 112, 113

      Esmeralda and Nye, establishment of Office of Coordinator of Services for Veterans, 114

      Green building tax abatements, certificates of eligibility, notices, 71

      Internet website, employee identification number removed from prohibition on disclosure of personal information, 109

      Security breaches compromising computerized personal information, notice requirement repealed, 110

      Sustainable energy, task force or committee on, duties, 69

      Washoe, funding for Truckee River Recreational Master Plan, duties, 120

      White Pine, appropriation for juvenile facility, 117

COUNTY MOTOR VEHICLE FUEL TAX

      Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights for Taxes on Fuels, 130

CRAFT SHOWS

      Exhibitions, state business license requirements, 125, 129

CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS (See FELONIES; MISDEMEANORS)

CULTURAL AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF

      Artifacts, appropriation for purchase, 120

      Nevada Online Encyclopedia, appropriation, 118

      State Library (See STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES)

D

DEAF PERSONS (See HANDICAPPED PERSONS)

DENTISTS

      Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program, appropriation, 115

DESERT RESEARCH INSTITUTE

      Groundwater analysis, appropriation for equipment and services, 119

DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH (See HANDICAPPED PERSONS)

DISCRIMINATION

      Employment, time for filing complaints, 94

      Fair housing laws, legislative approval required for certain contracts to investigate and enforce laws, 92

      Public accommodations

             Complaints, time for filing, 94

             Public policy of State, 93

             Sexual orientation, investigation of discriminatory practices relating to, 93

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

      Welfare Division, evaluation of recipients of public assistance to identify victims, waiver of certain requirements for benefits, 13, 19

DOUGLAS COUNTY (See also COUNTIES)

      China Spring Youth Camp, appropriation for support, 121

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

      Ignition interlock device, use, duration, exemptions from requirement, 105-107

      Subsequent offense, penalty, 103

DRUG ABUSE (See ALCOHOL OR DRUG ABUSE)

E

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, COMMISSION ON

      Economic diversification in certain counties, duties, appropriation, 112, 113

      Green building tax abatements, regulations, duties, 71

      Nevada Economic Development Fund, creation, duties, appropriation, 110-112

EDUCATION (See also SCHOOLS, PUBLIC; UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM OF NEVADA)

      SMART Moves program, appropriation, 114

      Trust Fund for the Education of Dependent Children, appropriation, 114

EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF

      Kindergarten, appropriation for full-day programs, duties, 91

ELECTRIC UTILITIES

      Portfolio standards

             Annual reports to Public Utilities Commission, contents, 85

             Definitions, 80, 82

             Energy credits, acquisition, regulation, 80, 81

             Energy efficiency measures, use in complying with standards, reports, 83, 85

             Legislative declaration, 79

             Portfolio energy system or efficiency measure, definition, credits, 80

             Renewable energy and energy efficiency contracts, regulations, 84

             Renewable energy system, definition, 82, 90

             Requirements, 82, 83

             Violation of standards, fines, 86

      Providers, participation in temporary renewable energy development program, 81

EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES

      Discrimination, time for filing complaints, 94

      Payroll tax (See BUSINESS TAX)

      State business license (See BUSINESS LICENSE, STATE)

EMPLOYMENT, TRAINING AND REHABILITATION, DEPARTMENT OF

      Job development coordinators, requirement to employ repealed, 64

ENERGY CONSERVATION

      Appliances, review of commercial energy efficiency standards, 90

      Buildings (See also PUBLIC BUILDINGS)

             Energy conservation regulations, adoption, 75-77

             Local school support tax, exemption for products or materials used in green building construction, 71

             Property tax abatement for real property with structure qualifying for green building certification, 71

      Utility portfolio standards, use of energy efficiency measures, reports, 83, 85

ENERGY, OFFICE OF

      Appliances, efficiency standards, duties, 90

      Energy reduction plan for state buildings, duties, 76

      Green Building Standards and Rating System, adoption, 75, 76

      State-owned buildings, designation of demonstration projects, 69

EQUAL RIGHTS COMMISSION, NEVADA

      Employment and public accommodations, time for filing complaints, 94

      Fair housing laws, legislative approval required for certain contracts to investigate and enforce laws, 92

ESMERALDA COUNTY (See also COUNTIES)

      Office of Coordinator of Services for Veterans, establishment, 114

EXAMINERS, STATE BOARD OF

      Nevada Economic Development Fund, transfer of money, duties, 110

      Property tax abatement program, allocation for implementation costs, duties, 123

      State-owned buildings, designation of demonstration projects, 69

EXHIBITIONS

      State business license, fees, exemption of certain participants, 125, 129

F

FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES

      Welfare Division, duties, 11

FARMERS’ MARKETS

      Development assistance by State Department of Agriculture, appropriation, 117

FELONIES

      Boating under the influence, 105

      Driving under the influence, 103

      Public assistance

             Effect of certain convictions on eligibility for benefits, 12

             False pretenses to obtain benefits, 20

FERNLEY, CITY OF (See also CITIES)

      Veterans’ cemetery, appropriation for road construction, 114

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, DIVISION OF

      Check-cashing, deferred deposit, short-term loan and title loan services, regulation, 97-102, 110

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, TAXES ON

      Applicability of laws, 136

      Bank branches, excise tax, 135

      Deduction for health benefits provided by employer, 132

      Definitions, 132-134

      Filing requirements, 136

FINES

      Check-cashing, deferred deposit, short-term loan or title loan services, 101, 110

      Public utilities, violations of portfolio standards, 86

      Solar energy system projects, violations of regulations, 74

FINGERPRINTING AND BACKGROUND CHECKS

      Boys and Girls Clubs, SMART Moves program personnel, 115

      Check-cashing, deferred deposit, short-term loan and title loan services, licensing applicants, 99, 110

FIRES AND FIRE PROTECTION

      Community Wildfire Protection Plans, appropriation, 118

      Nevada Fire Safe Council, appropriation, 118

FITNESS AND WELLNESS, ADVISORY COUNCIL ON THE STATE PROGRAM FOR

      Appropriation, 122

FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS

      Commercial appliances, efficiency standards, duties of Office of Energy, 90

      Demonstrations of food, live entertainment tax inapplicable, 143

FOREIGN CITIZENS

      Public benefits, eligibility, 3, 9

FORESTRY, DIVISION OF

      Community Wildfire Protection Plans, appropriation to implement, 118

      Nevada Fire Safe Council, appropriation for allocation, 118

FOSTER CARE

      Nevada Children’s Gift Revolving Account, distribution and use, 43

      Persons Formerly in Foster Care, Account to Assist, establishment, sources and use, 44, 53

G

GAMING COMMISSION, NEVADA

      Live entertainment tax, powers and duties, 140, 141, 144, 147

GAMING CONTROL BOARD, STATE

      Live entertainment tax, duties, 140, 141

GENEALOGY

      Basque Genealogy Center, University System, appropriation, 118

GOVERNOR

      Alcohol or drug abuse services, receipt of plan regarding transfer of duties, 64

      Consumer Health Assistance, Office for, notices and duties regarding Canadian pharmacies, 154-156

      Energy, Office of (See ENERGY, OFFICE OF)

      Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship Program, designation, 147

      Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Task Force, appointment, 77, 90

      Welfare and Supportive Services, State Board of, appointment, report, 3, 4

GRANDPARENTS AND GRANDCHILDREN

      Assistance to relatives obtaining legal guardianship of certain children, 20

GRANTS

      Boys and Girls Clubs, grants for SMART Moves program, 114, 115

      Community services block grants, repeal of certain laws, 64

      Economic development in rural areas and blighted urban areas, 110-112

      Economic diversification projects in certain counties, 112, 113

GROCERY STORES

      Food demonstrations, live entertainment tax inapplicable, 143

GUARDIANS AND WARDS

      Assistance to relatives obtaining legal guardianship of certain children, 20

H

HANDICAPPED PERSONS

      Captioned Media Program for deaf persons, appropriation, 116

      Millennium scholarships, eligibility, 149, 150, 152

      Opportunity Village, appropriation, 121

      Radio Reading Service, appropriation, 116

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

      Nevada Economic Development Fund, prohibition of use relating to federal nuclear waste repository, 111

HEALTH CARE

      Financial institutions or business tax deduction for benefits provided by employer, 132, 137

      Welfare Division, duty to promote access to quality health care for all residents and restrain growth of costs, 21

HEALTH DIVISION

      Chief Research and Statistical Analyst, unclassified service, 55

      Deputy and Chief Assistant, appointment, 51

      State Dental Health Officer, appointment, 54

      State Public Health Dental Hygienist, appointment, 55

      Substance abuse, duties transferred, 56-62

HEALTH INSURANCE

      CHIP (See CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM)

      Financial institutions or business tax deduction for benefits provided by employer, 132, 137

HIGHWAYS AND ROADS

      Northern Nevada Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, appropriation for road construction, 114

HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND ARCHEOLOGY

      Department of Cultural Affairs, appropriation to purchase artifacts, 120

HOUSING

      Fair housing laws, legislative approval required for certain contracts to investigate and enforce, 92

      State business license, exemption for certain landlords, 128

HUMAN RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF

      Aging Services Division, appointment of Deputy and Chief Assistant, 51

      Alcohol or drug abuse services, development of plan for transfer of duties, 64

      Boys and Girls Clubs, duties regarding grants for SMART Moves program, 115

      Child and Family Services Division (See CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES, DIVISION OF)

      Child welfare services, contracts for provision of shelter and care, authority, 44

      Children, assistance to relatives obtaining legal guardianship, duties, 20

      Director

             Community services block grants, certain duties removed, 64

             Deputies and Chief Assistants, consent to appointments, 51

             Public assistance programs, powers and duties, 7-9

             Subordinate officers and employees, appointment and removal authority, 51

      Health Care Planning and Policy, Division of, appointment of deputies, 51

      Health Division (See HEALTH DIVISION)

      Mental Health and Developmental Services Division (See MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES, DIVISION OF)

      Name changed to Department of Health and Human Services, 50

      Public welfare programs, administration, adoption of state plans required by Federal Government, 8, 26, 50

      Welfare Division (See WELFARE DIVISION)

I

IDENTITY THEFT

      Security breaches compromising computerized personal information, certain notice requirements repealed, 110

IMMUNIZATIONS

      Public assistance, condition to receipt, 13

INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS

      Senior citizens’ property tax assistance, inclusion of certain money as income, 39

INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT

      Projects of economic diversification in certain counties, grants, 112, 113

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, DIVISION OF

      Solar energy systems and occupations, duties, 72-75

INITIATIVE PETITIONS

      Number of signatures required, determination at time copy of petition filed, 189

INJUNCTIONS

      Check-cashing or deferred deposit services, law repealed, 110

      Photovoltaic installers, unlawful practice, 75

INSURANCE

      CHIP (See CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM)

      Health insurance, financial institutions or business tax deduction for benefits provided by employer, 132, 137

INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX

      Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights, applicability, 127

INTEREST, MONEY

      Book account defined, law repealed, 110

      Loans generally (See LOANS)

INTERIM FINANCE COMMITTEE (See LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL BUREAU)

INTERNET

      Basque biographical database, University System, appropriation, 118

      Canadian pharmacies licensed by State to fill prescriptions, website postings, 156

      Governmental websites, employer identification number removed from prohibition on disclosure of personal information, 109

      Nevada Online Encyclopedia, appropriation, 118

      Security breaches of computerized personal information, certain notice requirements repealed, 110

      Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights for Taxes on Fuels, posting, 132

      Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights, posting, 127

J

JET OR TURBINE-POWERED AIRCRAFT FUEL, TAX ON

      Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights for Taxes on Fuels, 130

JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITIES

      China Spring Youth Camp, appropriation for support, 121

      State facilities

             Fees for services of certain programs, establishment, deposits, 41, 42

             Superintendents, unclassified service, 41

      White Pine County, appropriation for construction, 117

JUVENILE JUSTICE

      Child and Family Services, Division of, duties, 40-43

      Youth Parole Bureau, duties, 41

L

LAKE MANSION

      Appropriation for restoration, 119

LAND USE PLANNING

      Local committee or task force on sustainable energy, duties, 69

LANDLORD AND TENANT

      State business license, exemption for certain landlords, 128

LANDSCAPING

      Green Building Standards, guidelines, 75

      Local committee or task force on sustainable energy, duties, 69

LEGISLATIVE AND AGENCY STUDIES

      Clark County School District, deconsolidation, appropriation, 122

      Fund for Aviation, identification of funding sources, 117

      Substance abuse, treatment and prevention services, 64

      Welfare Division, social problems of concern to, 6

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION (See LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL BUREAU)

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL BUREAU

      Audits related to appropriations

             Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada, 96

             Clark County Museum Guild, 122

             Nevada Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs, 115

             Nevada Cancer Institute, 116, 117

             Nevada Commission on Sports, 95

             Nevada’s Safe Place, 119

             Opportunity Village, 122

             VSA arts of Nevada, 119

      Clark County School District deconsolidation study, appropriation, 122

      Director, receipt and transmittal of reports

             Economic Development, Commission on, 112

             Energy efficiency standards for appliances, 90

      Interim Finance Committee

             Achievement and proficiency examinations, appropriation for educational consultant, 122

             China Spring Youth Camp, appropriation for allocation, 121

             Economic Development Fund, Nevada, transfers to State General Fund, approval, 110

             Historical artifacts, approval of certain purchases, 120

             Property tax abatements, allocation for implementation, 123

             Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority, allocation to, 120

             Reports, receipt

                   Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada, expenditures, 96

                   Clark County Museum Guild, expenditures, 122

                   Nevada Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs, expenditures, 115

                   Nevada Cancer Institute, expenditures, 116, 117

                   Nevada Commission on Sports, expenditures, 95

                   Nevada Fire Safe Council, fund utilization and accomplishments, 118

                   Nevada Online Encyclopedia, expenditures, 118

                   Nevada’s Safe Place, expenditures, 119

                   Opportunity Village, 121

                   Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority, 120

                   VSA arts of Nevada, 119

             Welfare Division, report, 15

      Legislative Commission

             Electric utilities, use of energy efficiency measures, reports, 85

             Energy efficiency standards for commercial appliances, reports, 90

      Projects funded by general appropriation, compliance with prevailing wage laws, 107, 108

LEGISLATURE

      Allowances waived, 159, 187

      Assembly rules, 159-171

      Attaches, appointment, 159, 188

      Equal Rights Commission, approval for certain contracts with Department of Housing and Urban Development, 92

      Health Care, Legislative Committee on

             Substance abuse treatment and prevention services, study, 64

             Transfer of duties regarding services for substance abuse, receipt of plan, 64

      Joint rules, 171-178

      Reports, receipt

             Appliances, energy efficiency standards, 90

             Economic Development, Commission on, 112

             Electric utilities, use of energy efficiency measures, 85

             Nevada Fire Safe Council, fund utilization and accomplishments, 118, 119

             Welfare and Supportive Services, State Board of, 4

      Senate rules, 178-187

LIBRARIES

      Bookmobiles, appropriation, 115

      State Library (See STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES)

      Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights, availability, 127

      Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights for Taxes on Fuels, availability, 132

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT TAX

      Food and product demonstrations, tax inapplicable, 143

      Imposition of tax based on occupancy of facilities, 142

      Gaming Commission and Gaming Control Board, duties, 140, 141, 144, 147

      Nonprofit organizations, exemption from tax, 142

LOANS

      Automated loan machines prohibited, penalty, 97

      Check-cashing, deferred deposit, short-term loan or title loan services, regulation, 97-102

LOCAL SCHOOL SUPPORT TAX

      Green buildings, exemption of products or materials used for, 71

      Renewable energy systems exemption, sunset extended, 87

LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE (See also PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)

      Fund for Energy Assistance and Conservation, administrative expenses, 78

M

MANUFACTURED HOMES

      Energy conservation, regulations, 76

MEDICAID (See also PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)

      Welfare Division, duty to review program and evaluate alternative methods of providing care, 21

MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES, DIVISION OF

      Deputy and Chief Assistant, appointment, 51

      Substance abuse programs, duties, 56-62

MILITARY, OFFICE OF THE

      Nevada War on Terrorism Medal, creation, duties, appropriation, 113

MILLENNIUM SCHOLARSHIPS

      Amount of scholarship, maximum number of credits per semester, 150

      Board of Regents, duties, 149-152

      Eligibility requirements

             Disabilities, students with, 149, 150, 152

             Grade point average and academic progress, 151, 152

      Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship Program, designation, 147

      Millennium Scholarship Trust Fund

             Abandoned Property Trust Fund, transfer of surplus, 152

             Administrative purposes, use of money, 149

             Appropriation, 152

             Refunds, 151, 152

      Restrictions on use

             Remedial courses, 151

             Semester credits, number of, 150, 152

MINES AND MINERALS

      Economic diversification in mining communities, grant program, 112, 113

      Mineral collection and historical mining artifacts, appropriation for purchase, 121

MINORITIES (See DISCRIMINATION)

MINORS

      Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada, appropriation for facility, 96

      Boating under the influence, sentencing factors, 105

      Boys and Girls Clubs, grants for SMART Moves program, 114, 115

      Child support (See CHILD SUPPORT)

      Delinquents (See JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITIES; JUVENILE JUSTICE)

      Foster care (See FOSTER CARE)

      Insurance program (See CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM)

      Nevada’s Safe Place, appropriation, 119

      Orphans, children’s homes, laws repealed, 64

      Trust Fund for the Education of Dependent Children, appropriation, 114

      Welfare services (See CHILD WELFARE SERVICES)

MISDEMEANORS

      Check-cashing, deferred deposit, short-term loan or title loan services, unlawful acts, 97, 110

      Solar energy project installers, prohibited acts, 75

MOTOR VEHICLE FUEL TAXES

      Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights for Taxes on Fuels, 130

MOTOR VEHICLES, DEPARTMENT OF

      Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights, duties, appropriation, 127, 146

      Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights for Taxes on Fuels, duties, 130-132

MUSEUMS

      Clark County Museum Guild, building repairs and moving, appropriation, 122

      State artifacts, appropriation for purchase and transport, 120, 121

N

NAMES

      Check-cashing or deferred deposit services, law requiring approval to change business name repealed, 110

NATIONAL GUARD

      Nevada War on Terrorism Medal, creation, appropriation, 113

NEEDY FAMILIES, TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR (See TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES)

NEVADA ALLIANCE OF BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS

      SMART Moves program, appropriation, reports, 114

NEVADA CANCER INSTITUTE

      Appropriations, 116, 117

NEVADA FIRE SAFE COUNCIL

      Appropriation, 118

NEVADA ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA

      Appropriation, 118

NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (See UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM OF NEVADA)

NEVADA’S SAFE PLACE

      Appropriation, 119

NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

      Economic development in rural areas or blighted urban areas, grants, 110-112

      Live entertainment tax, exemption, 142

NUCLEAR WASTE

      Nevada Economic Development Fund, prohibition of use relating to federal nuclear waste repository, 111

NYE COUNTY (See also COUNTIES)

      Office of Coordinator of Services for Veterans, establishment, 114

O

OPPORTUNITY VILLAGE

      Appropriation for campus construction, 121

ORPHANS

      Children’s homes, laws repealed, 64

OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE, STATE BOARD OF

      Complaints and discipline, procedure, 96, 97, 108

P

PAIN MANAGEMENT

      Nevada Cancer Institute, appropriation for study, 117

PARKS AND RECREATION

      Truckee River Recreational Master Plan, funding to implement, 120

PAYROLL TAXES (See BUSINESS TAX; FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, TAXES ON)

PHARMACISTS AND PHARMACY

      Canadian pharmacies, regulation of shipments to Nevada, 153-158

PLEA BARGAINING

      Boating under the influence, restrictions for certain offenses, 105

PRENATAL CARE

      Indigent women, provision of care, 11

PRESCRIPTIONS

      Canadian pharmacies, regulation of shipments to Nevada, 153-158

PROBATION

      Boating under the influence, probation prohibited for certain offenses, 105

PROPERTY TAXES

      Abatement

             Green building certification, buildings or other structures qualifying for, 71

             Residences and businesses, appropriation for implementation costs, 123

      Senior citizens’ property tax assistance, qualifications, definitions, 38, 39

PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS

      Complaints, time for filing with Equal Rights Commission, 94

      Public policy of State, investigation of discriminatory practices, 93

PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

      Administration of programs, 8

      Aliens, eligibility for benefits, 3, 9

      Appeal of decision of Department of Health and Human Services, 9-11

      Award of assistance not transferable or assignable, 12

      Definitions, 2, 3

      Domestic violence, evaluation of recipients to identify victims, 13

      Education of dependent children, requirements, 13

      False pretenses to obtain benefits, penalty, 20

      Federal aid, acceptance by State, 7

      Felony conviction for certain offenses, effect on eligibility, 12

      Immunization of dependent children, requirement, 13

      Investigations, procedures, 5

      Job development coordinators, employment provision repealed, 64

      Legislative appropriations, disbursements, 7

      Records, files and communications concerning applicants and recipients, 11, 12

      Relatives’ financial responsibility, 14

      Social Security Income Program, agreements with Federal Government, 8

      State plans, adoption, contents, 8

      TANF (See TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES)

      Unlawful denial, reduction, discontinuance or termination of benefits, 14

PUBLIC BUILDINGS

      Capitol Complex, appropriation for security enhancements, 124

      Local committee or task force on sustainable energy, duties, 69

      Occupied buildings

             Construction or renovation, cost analysis, considerations, 70

             Green buildings

                   Certification requirements, applicability, 69, 70

                   Guidelines and rating system, adoption, 75, 76

      State-owned buildings

             Demonstration projects for energy efficiency, designation of buildings, 69

             Energy reduction plans, 76

PUBLIC RECORDS

      Social Security numbers, law requiring confidentiality repealed, 110

      Welfare Division, minutes and recordings of public hearings, 4, 6

PUBLIC UTILITIES (See ELECTRIC UTILITIES)

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF NEVADA

      Electric utilities

             Portfolio standards

                   Energy credits, powers, 81

                   Energy efficiency measures, reports, duties, 85

                   Renewable energy and energy efficiency contracts, regulations, 84

             Temporary renewable energy development program, establishment authorized, duties, 81

      Regulatory Fund, transfer of money, 90

      Solar Energy Systems Demonstration Program, duties, 88

PUBLIC WORKS

      Local committee or task force on sustainable energy, consideration of performance guidelines for retrofit projects, 69

      Occupied buildings, cost analysis, considerations, 70

      Prevailing wage laws, compliance by Legislative Counsel Bureau, 107, 108

PUBLIC WORKS BOARD, STATE

      Green buildings, adoption of guidelines and rating system, consultation, 75

      State-owned buildings, designation of demonstration projects, 69

R

RADIO

      Radio Reading Service for blind and print-impaired persons, appropriation, 116

RAILROADS

      Museums, appropriations, 120, 121

      V & T Railway, appropriation for reconstruction, 121

REDEVELOPMENT (See COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT)

REFERENDUM PETITIONS

      Number of signatures required, determination at time copy of petition filed, 188

RENEWABLE ENERGY

      Local committee or task force on sustainable energy, duties, 69

      Local school support tax exemption, extension, 87

      Solar energy

             Demonstration Program, approvals, continuation, 88-90

             System projects and occupations, regulations, 72-75

      Task Force for Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation, composition, 77

      Temporary renewable energy development program, establishment, 81

      Trust Fund for Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation, receipt of money, 90

RENO, CITY OF (See also CITIES)

      Community Assistance Center, appropriation for construction, 116

      Truckee River Recreational Master Plan, funding to implement, duties, 120

RENO-SPARKS CONVENTION AND VISITORS AUTHORITY

      Convention facilities, state business license requirements, 125, 129

      Truckee River Recreational Master Plan, funding to implement, reports, 120

RENTAL CARS, GOVERNMENTAL SERVICES FEES

      Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights, applicability, 127

RESOLUTIONS

      Legislative procedures (See LEGISLATURE)

      Nevada Constitution, amendment regarding signatures on petitions, 188, 189

RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS

      Food or product demonstrations, live entertainment tax inapplicable, 143

RUNAWAY CHILDREN

      Nevada’s Safe Place, appropriation, 119

S

SCHOLARSHIPS (See MILLENNIUM SCHOLARSHIPS)

SCHOOL DISTRICTS

      Clark County, legislative study of deconsolidation, appropriation, 122

SCHOOL FINANCES AND FUNDS

      Account for Programs for Innovation and the Prevention of Remediation, allocations, 91

SCHOOLS, PUBLIC

      Achievement and proficiency examinations, appropriation for consultant, 122

      Kindergarten, full-day programs

             Authority of parent or legal guardian to opt out of program, 92

             Funding allocations, 91

      Millennium scholarships (See MILLENNIUM SCHOLARSHIPS)

      Public assistance, conditions regarding education of dependent children, 13

SENIOR CITIZENS

      Property tax assistance, qualifications, definitions, 38, 39

SEXUAL ORIENTATION

      Public accommodations, policy of State, investigation of discrimination, 93

SHORT-TERM LOAN SERVICES

      Automated loan machines prohibited, penalty, 97

      Licensing and regulation, 97-102

SOCIAL SECURITY

      Public assistance programs, acceptance of Social Security Act and federal money by State, 7

      Public records, law requiring confidentiality of Social Security numbers repealed, 110

      Security breaches compromising computerized personal information, certain notice requirements repealed, 110

SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL

      Local committee or task force on sustainable energy, duties, 69

SPARKS, CITY OF (See also CITIES)

      Truckee River Recreational Master Plan, funding to implement, duties, 120

SPECIAL FUEL TAX

      Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights for Taxes on Fuels, 130

SPORTING EVENTS

      Exhibitions, state business license requirements, 125, 129

SPORTS, NEVADA COMMISSION ON

      Appropriation, 95

STATE CONTROLLER

      Nevada Online Encyclopedia, duties regarding appropriation, 118

      State Printing Fund, certain duties repealed, 110

STATE FINANCES AND FUNDS

      Abandoned Property Trust Fund, transfer of money, 152

      Aviation, Fund for, study of funding sources, appropriation, 117

      Budget, legislative declaration regarding certain appropriations, 123

      Department of Human Resources Gift Fund, name change, 52

      Division of Welfare and Supportive Services’ Gift and Cooperative Account, sources, use, 7

      Economic Development Fund, Nevada, creation, use, appropriation, 110-112

      Education of Dependent Children, Trust Fund for the, appropriation, 114

      Energy Assistance and Conservation, Fund for, use, 78

      Millennium Scholarship Trust Fund (See MILLENNIUM SCHOLARSHIPS)

      Programs for Innovation and the Prevention of Remediation, Account for, allocations, 91

      Public Utilities Commission Regulatory Fund, transfer of money, 90

      Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation, Trust Fund for, sources, 90

      State Printing Fund, use, 109, 110

STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES

      Bookmobiles, appropriation, 115

      Captioned Media Program, appropriation for allocation, reports, 115, 116

      Radio Reading Service, appropriation for allocation, reports, 115, 116

STATE OF NEVADA

      Internet website, employee identification number removed from prohibition on disclosure of personal information, 109

      Security breaches compromising computerized personal information, notice requirement repealed, 110

STATE PRINTING OFFICE

      State Printing Fund, use, 109, 110

STATE PUBLICATIONS

      Achievement and proficiency examination brochures, appropriation, 122

      Basque Genealogy Center, University System, appropriation, 118

      Taxpayer Bill of Rights, availability, appropriations, 127, 146

      Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights for Taxes on Fuels, availability, 132

STATE SUPPLEMENTAL ASSISTANCE (See generally PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)

STATUTES OF NEVADA

      Technical corrections, 96-110

SUBPOENAS

      Department of Health and Human Services, authority to issue, 42

      Welfare Division, authority to issue, 5

SUBSTANCE ABUSE (See ALCOHOL OR DRUG ABUSE)

SUNSET LEGISLATION

      Renewable energy systems, tax exemption extended, 87

      Solar Energy Systems Demonstration Program, continuation, 90

SUPREME COURT BUILDING

      Security enhancements, appropriation, 124

 

SUSPENSION OF SENTENCE

      Boating under the influence, suspension prohibited for certain offenses, 105

T

TAX COMMISSION, NEVADA

      Business licenses, regulations, 125

      Commissioners, salaries, appropriation, 125, 146

      Green building tax abatements, receipt of certificates of eligibility, 71

TAXATION, DEPARTMENT OF

      Aviation, Fund for, study of sustaining funding source, 117

      Green building tax abatements, receipt of certificates of eligibility, 71

      Property tax abatement program, implementation costs, appropriation, 123

      Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights, duties, appropriation, 146

TAXES AND TAXATION

      Business tax (See BUSINESS TAX)

      Financial institutions, taxes on (See FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, TAXES ON)

      Live entertainment tax (See LIVE ENTERTAINMENT TAX)

      Local school support tax, energy-related exemptions, 71, 87

      Property taxes (See PROPERTY TAXES)

TAXPAYERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS

      Coverage of existing statute extended, 127

      Publication, availability, appropriations, 127, 146

TAXPAYERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS FOR TAXES ON FUELS

      Contents, availability, 130-132

TELEVISION

      Captioned Media Program for deaf persons, appropriation, 116

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (See also PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)

      Administration of Program, regulations, 15

      Agreement of cooperation, establishment, effect of failure to comply, 16, 17

      Application for benefits, time limit for approval, 16

      Assessment of skills, prior work experience and employability of members of applicant’s household, 15

      Child support enforcement, 19

      Domestic violence victims, waiver of requirements for receipt of benefits, 19

      False pretenses to obtain benefits, penalty, 20

      Hardship determination, effect on receipt of benefits, 17

      Job development coordinators, employment provision repealed, 64

      Job training requirements, 16, 17

      Limitations on periods for receipt of benefits, 17

      Payment of certain expenses on determination applicant not in need of long-term benefits, 19

      Personal responsibility plans, establishment, effect of failure to comply, 15-17

      Self-sufficiency of certain parents, program to promote, 19

      Transitional assistance, 19

      Work performance by head of household, 16

TERRORISM

      Nevada War on Terrorism Medal, creation, appropriation, 113

TITLE LOAN SERVICES

      Licensing and regulation, 97-102

TRADE SHOWS

      Facilities, state business license requirements, 125, 129

TRANSPORTATION, DEPARTMENT OF

      Aviation, Fund for, study of sustaining funding source, 117

TRUCKEE RIVER

      Recreational Master Plan, funding to implement, 120

TRUST FUNDS AND ACCOUNTS (See STATE FINANCES AND FUNDS)

TRUSTS

      Renewable energy, adoption of temporary program, use of private trust, 81

U

UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM OF NEVADA

      Basque Genealogy Center, appropriation, 118

      Board of Regents, duties, 149-152

      Desert Research Institute, appropriation, 119

      Green building construction and design, instruction required, 72

      Millennium Scholarships (See MILLENNIUM SCHOLARSHIPS)

      Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program, appropriation, 115

      Trust Fund for the Education of Dependent Children, appropriation, 114

URBAN RENEWAL (See COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT)

V

V & T RAILWAY, NEVADA COMMISSION FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE

      Appropriation, 121

VETERANS

      Nevada War on Terrorism Medal, creation, appropriation, 113

      Northern Nevada Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, appropriation for road construction, 114

      Nye and Esmeralda Counties, establishment of Office of Coordinator of Services, 114

VSA ARTS OF NEVADA

      Lake Mansion, appropriation for restoration, 119

W

WASHOE COUNTY (See also COUNTIES)

      Truckee River Recreational Master Plan, funding to implement, duties, 120

 

WATER

      Desert Research Institute, appropriation for groundwater analysis, 119

      Green buildings, guidelines, 75

      Local committee or task force on sustainable energy, duties, 69

      Public buildings, construction or renovation, considerations, 70

WELFARE (See PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES)

WELFARE AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES, STATE BOARD OF

      Creation, composition, 3

      Powers and duties generally, 4

WELFARE BOARD, STATE

      Repealed, 63

WELFARE DIVISION

      Administrator

             Appointment, 50

             Qualifications, powers and duties, 4-6

      Deputy and Chief Assistant, appointment, 51

      Energy Assistance and Conservation, Fund for, administrative expenses, 78

      Gift and Cooperative Account, sources, use, 7

      Legislative appropriations, disbursements, 7

      Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance and other health programs, duties, 21

      Name changed to Division of Welfare and Supportive Services, 50

      Regulations, authority to adopt, procedures, 5, 6

      Social Security Act and federal aid, acceptance, 7

      State Board of Welfare and Supportive Services, creation, duties, 3, 4

      State plans, compliance, 9

      Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, duties, 14-20

WHITE PINE COUNTY (See also COUNTIES)

      Juvenile detention facility, appropriation for construction, 117

Y

YUCCA MOUNTAIN

      Nevada Economic Development Fund, prohibition of use relating to federal nuclear waste repository, 111

Z

ZONING

      Local committee or task force on sustainable energy, duties, 69