FINAL INDEX OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

                                     75th LEGISLATIVE SESSION (2009)

                                                                     

 

**         Enrolled Bill, Effective Before October 1, 2009

*           Enrolled Bill, Effective October 1, 2009, or later

‡           Resolution Approved by Legislature

††         Vetoed by Governor

†           Deleted by Amendment

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ABANDONED OR UNCLAIMED PROPERTY

      Abandoned Property Trust Account

             Medicaid and CHIP, transfer of money for certain programs, SB 4

             Millennium Scholarship Trust Fund, transfer of money, SB 418†, AB 549**, AB 562**

             State General Fund, transfer of money, AB 562**

      Civil actions by Administrator, limitation, SB 418**

      Claims, certain claimants to provide English translation, SB 167

      Commercial premises, disposal of abandoned personal property, SB 338*

      Delivery of property to Administrator, requirements, SB 167

      Electronic reports or business, procedures, SB 167

      Guardianship property, certain property not to be presumed abandoned, SB 313*

      Manufactured home parks, dismantling of abandoned homes, SB 89**

      Military artifacts, duties of certain state agencies, AB 459**

      Motor vehicles

             Commercial premises, disposal of abandoned vehicles, SB 338*

             Removal from public property, constable’s fees, SB 218*

      Negative reports, requirements, exemptions, SB 167

      Notices to apparent property owners, procedures, fees, SB 167

      Return of property to claimants residing outside of State, requirements, SB 167

ABSENT BALLOTS (See ELECTIONS)

ABUSE

      Aged persons (See AGED PERSONS)

      Animals (See CRUELTY TO ANIMALS)

      Children (See CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT; SEXUAL ABUSE OF A CHILD)

      Domestic violence (See DOMESTIC VIOLENCE)

      Employers and employees, abusive conduct unlawful, AB 166

      Substance abuse (See ALCOHOL OR DRUG ABUSE)

      Vulnerable persons (See DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH)

ACADEMIC STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS, COUNCIL TO ESTABLISH

      Abolishment, transfer of duties, SB 330

      Advisory body only, duties transferred, SB 326

      Computer education and technology, duties, SB 163**

      Name change, SB 326

ACCIDENTS, MOTOR VEHICLE

      Insurance fraud, solicitation of accident victims, AB 57

      Reports, restrictions on release and use of information, AB 57

      Tow cars, use of lights, duties of approaching drivers, SB 251**

ACCOUNTANTS

      Attestations, duties regarding documents, SB 335**

      Business entities

             Financial reports, requirements for signing, SB 335**

             Registration, requirements, exceptions, SB 335**

      Certified public accountants

             Educational requirements, SB 335**

             Examinations, SB 335**

             Felony conviction, disqualification from practice, SB 335**

             Financial reports, requirements for signing, SB 335**

             Licensure in another state, authority to practice in Nevada, SB 335**

             Private investigator laws, exemption, SB 265**

             Summary suspension of certificates, procedure, SB 76**

      Disciplinary action, grounds, proceedings, SB 335**

      Nevada State Board of Accountancy

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Examinations, duties, SB 335**

             Members, qualifications, SB 268*

             Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Offices, requirements, SB 335**

      Permits for public accounting

             Exemption from requirements, SB 335**

             Summary suspension of permits, procedure, SB 76**

             Temporary permits, provisions repealed, SB 335**

ACQUITTAL

      Foreign acquittal

             Admissibility in evidence in Nevada, SB 35**

             Bar to prosecution in Nevada, SB 35**

      Genetic marker testing of certain offenders upon arrest, destruction of specimen upon acquittal, SB 178, AB 234

ACTIONS, CIVIL

      Aged persons, crimes against, recovery of civil penalties, SB 45

      Business entities, unlawful operation in State, SB 350*

      Cancer Drug Donation Program, immunities, SB 159, AB 213**

      Cigarette fire safety standards, remedies for violations, AB 229*

      Commercial premises, disposal of abandoned property by landlord, SB 338*

      Common-interest communities (See COMMON-INTEREST COMMUNITIES)

      Construction defects, SB 337, SB 349, AB 215

      Consumer fraud

             Award in actions, AB 22††, AB 366

             Used vehicle dealers, actions against, SB 246, AB 290

      Contractors, action to require owners to perform certain acts, AB 131

      Court costs and fees (See COURT COSTS AND FEES)

      Credit cards

             Debt, collection procedures, entry of judgment, AB 472**

             Sales receipts, printing certain information on receipt, AB 389**

      Criminal gangs, civil remedies, AB 335*

      Criminal history records

             Immunities for use by licensing agencies or employers, AB 81

             Subject of records, actions by, AB 81

      Dairy Commission, State, recovery of civil penalties, SB 22, SB 25

      Damages (See DAMAGES)

      Deadly force, immunities in grand larceny cases, AB 288

      Debit cards, printing certain information on sales receipt, AB 389**

      Deceptive trade practices

             Attorney General, authority to institute civil proceedings, AB 90

             Victims, authority to institute civil proceedings, AB 22††, AB 366

      Disasters, immunities for gratuitous care rendered by certain persons, AB 200

      Drug manufacturers and wholesalers, recovery of civil penalties, SB 211

      Employers and employees

             Unlawful employment practices, AB 166, AB 184, AB 243

             Wage or benefit violations, SB 189

      Escrow agencies and agents, remedies for violations, AB 486*

      Food donations, immunities, AB 332**

      Housing discrimination, civil remedies, AB 559

      Industrial insurance

             Insurers or third-party administrators, violations, AB 511

             Uninsured employers, recovery of certain costs from, AB 87**

      Insurance companies, mergers or acquisitions, action to prevent, AB 95

      Law enforcement agencies, civil liability for certain violations, SB 396

      Legislature, procedures, authority to intervene, AB 535**

      Limitation of actions (See LIMITATION OF ACTIONS)

      Livestock grazing on public land, protection of State’s interests in certain civil actions urged, SCR 3

      Manufactured Housing, Division of, immunities, SB 89**

      Medical malpractice (See MEDICAL OR DENTAL MALPRACTICE)

      Mental illness, persons with, action to regain right to possess firearms, AB 46*

      Minors

             Child pornography, actions by victims, AB 88*

             Consent to medical treatment, limitation on liability, AB 269

             Infant cribs, violations by commercial users, AB 430*

      Mortgage bankers, brokers and agents, remedies for violations, AB 486*

      Nonprofit organizations created for certain purposes, liability, SB 107

      Nurses and nursing assistants, retaliatory acts against, AB 10**

      Prescription drugs, reissuance by nonprofit pharmacies, immunities, SB 197*

      Psychologists, gratuitous care rendered by, immunities, AB 200

      Public Employees’ Benefits Program, recovery of delinquent payments, SB 103**

      Public works, actions regarding wage violations, SB 189

      Refractive surgery facilities, remedies for unlicensed operation, AB 196**

      Regional transportation commissions, immunity from liability, SB 245

      Sudan, action against uncertificated companies operating in, AB 493

      Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, securitization of proceeds, liability of State, AB 91

      Trademarks, civil remedies, AB 22††, AB 115

      Unemployment compensation, withholding of income for repayment, AB 84

      Unfair trade practices, authority of Attorney General, AB 95

      Viatical settlements, rescission of agreements, SB 388, SB 426*

      Wills, actions for declaratory relief, SB 277*

ACTORS (See also MOTION PICTURE COMPANIES)

      Minors working in entertainment industry, exemption from school attendance requirements, AB 343, AB 505

ACUPUNCTURE (See ORIENTAL MEDICINE)

ADDRESSES

      Drivers’ licenses and identification cards, requirements, SB 52

      Fictitious address program for judges and justices, establishment, AB 99

      Voter registration, use by nonresidents of address of parent in Nevada, AB 41

ADJUTANT GENERAL (See MILITARY, OFFICE OF THE)

ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF

      Budget Division (See also STATE FINANCES AND FUNDS)

             Authorized expenditures, augmentation, duties, SB 431**

             Capital improvements legislation, duties, AB 564**

             Chief

                   Technical Advisory Committee on State Revenues, member, SB 432

                   Technical Working Group on revenue stabilization, duties, SCR 37

             Consultants or temporary employment services, receipt of reports, AB 463**

             Efficiency programs adopted by state agencies, duties, AB 342

             Full-time equivalent positions, receipt of reports, AB 446††

             Green building tax abatement, receipt of copies of applications, SB 73**

             Limit on total proposed expenditures, duties, AB 520

             Long-term performance goals and intermediate objectives, duties, AB 446††

             Mission statement and measurement indicators, duties, SB 346, AB 446††

             Motor vehicles purchased or leased by state agency, duties, SB 332

             Rainy Day Fund, requests for transfer of money, duties, AB 165**, AB 221

             Renewable energy tax abatement, duties, AB 522**

             Schools and school districts

                   Education funds and accounts, duties, AB 458††

                   Expenditures, duties, AB 100**, AB 429**

                   Funding, duties, AB 563**

             Wildlife budget accounts, duties, SB 431**

      Budget, duties regarding proposed budget, AB 446††

      Buildings and Grounds Division

             Energy tracking program, duties, funding, SB 358**

             Renewable and Efficient Energy, Government Panel, membership, SB 358**

      Corrections, Department of, review of practices relating to parole, AB 424

      Debts owed State, certain duties removed, AB 87**

      Director

             Consultation regarding transfer of governmental functions, AB 97**

             Furloughs by state employees, duties, SB 433**

             Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board, approval of temporary advances, AB 540**

             Revenue shortfalls, duties, AB 562**

             State General Fund, duties regarding temporary advances from, AB 562**

      Hearings Division

             Industrial insurance hearings, duties, AB 178

             Local government employee-management relations, duties, AB 409

      Information Technology Projects Account, appropriation, AB 562**

      Nevada Volunteers, appropriation for allocation to, AB 558

      Public Employees’ Benefits Program, Board of the, reports, AB 406

      Purchasing Division (See also STATE PURCHASING)

             Local government purchasing, consultations, AB 147††

      Records (See PUBLIC RECORDS)

      Risk Management Division, Fund for Insurance Premiums, appropriation, SB 424**

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSESSMENTS

      Administrative probation for nonpayment of assessments, procedure, AB 271

      Collection procedures, AB 156, AB 271

      Court Administrator, allocation and use of distributions, AB 531**

      Domestic violence programs, use of certain proceeds, AB 531**

      Felony or gross misdemeanor conviction, increase, use of proceeds, SB 236

      Payments by credit or debit cards, convenience fees, AB 548**

      State General Fund, transfer of certain proceeds to, AB 531**

      Traffic offenses, additional assessment for certain offenses, SB 356

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND PROCEDURE

      Equal Rights Commission, hearings, AB 559

      Labor Commissioner, limited exemption from compliance, SB 376††

      Licenses and permits, procedures for summary suspension, SB 76**

      Motor Vehicles, Department of, hearings, AB 28**

      Nevada Administrative Code

             Applicability of terms defined in Nevada Revised Statutes, AB 517**

             Gender neutral terms, revision to incorporate, AB 475**

             Medicaid, codification of certain regulations, SB 382*

             Traffic laws, recodification, AB 475**

      Public health information, sharing among occupational regulatory bodies, SB 268*

      Real Estate Division, petitions for declaratory orders or advisory opinions, SB 182*

      Regulations (See also specific agencies)

             Community centers for certain persons, regulations declared void, SB 78

             Energy production and efficiency regulations, legislative study, SCR 19

             Medicaid, disproportionate share payments, adoption, SB 382*

             Nuclear Projects, Commission on, regulations declared void, SB 117

             Permanent regulations, approval requirements, SB 267**

             Proposed regulations, notice, meetings and hearings, SB 267**

             Public Employees’ Benefits Program, ratification of regulations, SB 103**

             Temporary regulations, review, SB 267**

             Transfer of functions between governmental agencies, adoption, AB 97**

      State Controller, collection procedures for debts owed to State, AB 87**

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS (See COURT ADMINISTRATOR)

ADOPTIONS

      Advertisements

             Child-placing agencies, requirements, AB 500*

            Civil and criminal liability of media for unlawful ads, AB 500

      Clark County, integration of health and social services, SB 278**, SB 322

      Consanguinity within certain degree between prospective parent and adoptee, procedures, AB 500

      Consent for specific adoption, effect on parent’s responsibilities, AB 500*

      Heirs and beneficiaries, identification, effect of adoption of adult, SB 277

      Visitation rights, SB 293, AB 364**

ADULT DAY CARE FACILITIES

      Elder abuse, training for reporting, requirements, AB 260

      General provisions (See MEDICAL AND RELATED FACILITIES)

      Inspections, contents of reports, AB 206**

      Medical records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Patient safety violations, administrative penalties, AB 206**

ADULT EDUCATION

      Collaboration by certain entities to increase participation encouraged, SCR 22

      Count of pupils for apportionment purposes, pupils enrolled in full-time adult special ed programs, AB 505

      Courses of study for adult standard high school diplomas, funding, AB 563**

ADVANCE DIRECTIVES

      Do-not-resuscitate orders, requirements, AB 62

      Medical research, duties of researchers and surrogate decision makers, AB 201

      Uniform Power of Attorney Act, adoption, SB 314*

ADVANCEMENT STAKEHOLDERS GROUP

      Creation, duties, SB 432

ADVERTISEMENTS AND ADVERTISING

      Adoption

             Child-placing agencies, requirements, AB 500*

             Media, civil and criminal liability for unlawful ads, AB 500

      Alternative medicine practitioners, required disclosures, penalty, SB 296

      Children’s products, advertising of certain products prohibited, AB 430*

      Lease-purchase or installment-purchase agreements, requirements, SB 222

      Massage therapists, prohibited acts, penalties, SB 119*, AB 445

      Motor vehicle dealers, prohibited acts by used vehicle dealers, AB 240

      Regional transportation commissions, placement of banners authorized, SB 245**

      Rental car leases, required disclosures in ads, repeal, SB 234

      Residential property sales, disclosures regarding energy usage, AB 457

      State purchasing, contents of ads for bids or proposals, AB 223*

      Viatical settlements, requirements, prohibited acts, SB 388, SB 426*

AESTHETICIANS (See COSMETOLOGY)

AFFIDAVITS

      Alcohol or controlled substance, affidavit of expert witness as to existence or quantity, AB 250*

      Common-interest communities, affidavits regarding alleged violations, SB 182

      Construction defects claims, duties of attorney for claimant, SB 349, AB 215

      Elections, conditions for use of provisional ballots, SB 315

      Initiative and referendum petitions, affidavit requirement removed, AB 344, SJR 1 of the 74th Session, SJR 3 of the 74th Session

      Marriages, affidavit of authority to solemnize, issuance, revocation, SB 130*

      Millennium Scholarships, affidavit requirement repealed, AB 11, AB 158

      Ophthalmologists, operation of surgery facilities, AB 196**

      Registered agents, filing with statement of resignation, SB 55**

      Unlawful detainer, time for filing affidavit contesting, AB 189

AFFORDABLE HOUSING

      Account for Low-Income Housing, use, AB 139**

      Affordable housing districts, creation, AB 142

      Assistance to finance housing (See HOUSING, ASSISTANCE TO FINANCE)

      Community land trusts, creation authorized, powers, taxation, AB 506

      Disabilities, persons with, reports of housing suitable for rent by, AB 139**

      Foreign citizens, assistance restricted, AB 347

      Housing authorities (See HOUSING AUTHORITIES)

      Housing Division

             Duties, AB 139**

             Employer-assisted housing program, funding, AB 508**

             Financial techniques to develop housing, continuation, SB 74**

             Low-income multifamily housing, regulations restricting or deferring payment of profit and overhead restricted, AB 508*

      Rent, restrictions on late fees, AB 313

      Statewide database, creation, maintenance, AB 139**

      Tax credits to entities issuing tax-exempt private activity bonds to fund projects, AB 465

AGE

      Assistance to relatives providing care for certain children, qualifications, SB 341

      Driver’s license examinations, waivers, AB 25**

      Health care records, retention and destruction, SB 17*

      Juvenile courts

             Certification of child as adult for criminal proceedings, AB 237**

             Jurisdiction of court, offenders committing certain felonies, SB 235*

             Offenders apprehended after reaching certain age, procedures, SB 235*

      Marriage, requirements, AB 262

      Minors generally (See MINORS)

      Motorcycle helmets, requirements for wearing, AB 300

      Parole of certain offenders imprisoned for crime committed when less than certain age, AB 474*

      Prescription drug labels, warnings to persons under certain age, SB 168

      Public employees’ retirement, eligibility, SB 367, SB 427*, AB 282

      Sparks, City of, discriminatory practices prohibited, SB 213

      Tanning equipment, restrictions on operators and use by minors, AB 150, AB 391

      Taxicabs, child passengers required to wear safety belts, penalty, SB 145

      Water skiing, requirements for vessel operator and observer, AB 73*

AGED PERSONS

      Abuse, neglect, exploitation or isolation

             Child care facilities, background investigations, AB 89*

             Genetic marker testing of offender, court order unnecessary, AB 105**

             Identifying information of offender, submission to Repository, AB 105**

             Investigative reports, submission to certain agencies, AB 461*

             Multidisciplinary teams to investigate, establishment, AB 461*

             On-line training course for persons required to report, establishment, AB 260

             Outdoor youth programs, background investigations, AB 89*

             Peace officers, training in handling of cases, AB 461*

             Reports, persons required to make, SB 269*, AB 382, AB 461

             Repository of Information Concerning Crimes Against Older Persons, records, reports, AB 461*

             Statewide Central Registry for the Collection of Information Concerning, establishment, prohibited acts, AB 8

             Unit for the Investigation and Prosecution of Crimes, duties, AB 461*

      Clark County, integration of health and social services, study, SB 278**, SB 322

      Community Advocate for Elder Rights, Office of, creation, SB 65**

      Crimes committed against

             Civil penalties, SB 45

             Unit for the Investigation and Prosecution of Crimes, duties, AB 260

      Frail elderly persons, establishment of program of all-inclusive care, AB 263*

      Guide to resources and services, duty to publish removed, SB 65**

      Legislative Committee on Senior Citizens, Veterans and Adults With Special Needs, creation, AB 9**

      Long-term care (See LONG-TERM CARE)

      Manufactured home parks, rent reductions for certain tenants, AB 423

      Missing Older Persons, Statewide Alert System, creation, AB 4

      Ombudsman for Aging Persons, Office of, abolished, duties transferred, SB 65**

      PACE program, establishment, AB 263*

      Property taxes

             Assistance (See PROPERTY TAXES)

             Cooperative extension levy, use of money for senior services, AB 375

      Residential facilities, criminal background checks for certain employees, AB 477*

      RSVP Program, Nevada Rural Counties, appropriation, AB 334

      Sales and use tax exemptions for vision and hearing aids, SB 232, AB 386

      Small business start-up loans, requirements, funding, AB 338**

      Transportation services

             Nonprofit carriers, exemption from certificate requirement, AB 296*

             Rural programs, appropriation, AB 358

      Witnesses in criminal trials, use of depositions, SB 45**, AB 461

AGGRESSIVE DRIVING (See also TRAFFIC CONTROL)

      Administrative assessments, imposition of additional assessment, SB 356

AGING SERVICES DIVISION (See HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF)

AGRICULTURE

      Agricultural extension, use of portion of tax proceeds for senior services, AB 375

      Cesar Chavez Day, designation, AB 301**

      Ditches, water rights, recovery of maintenance expenses, SB 170**

      Foreign workers, applicability of unemployment compensation laws, AB 124**

      Grazing (See GRAZING AND GRAZING LANDS)

      Livestock (See LIVESTOCK)

      Pesticides, certification to apply restricted-use pesticides, SB 38**

      Plant Industry Program, certain duties removed, SB 39**

      Promotion of Agriculture Within This State, Account for License Plates for, grants to nonprofit organizations, AB 29**

      Property taxes on agricultural real property (See also PROPERTY TAXES)

             Computation of taxes following conversion to higher use, AB 205**

             Wild horses, application of assessment to property used for grazing, AB 427

      Scrap metal, unlawful removal from agricultural property, penalty, AB 233**

      Weighing of farm vehicles for registration or permit purposes, method, SB 199**

AGRICULTURE, STATE DEPARTMENT OF

      Accounts, duties relating to certain accounts, AB 529

      Breeders of cats or dogs, licensing and regulation, duties, SB 241

      Director, duties regarding Commission on Off-Highway Vehicles, SB 394**

      Drug screening tests for certain employees, procedures, SB 47

      Grazing boards, removal as part of Department, SB 109*

      Horticultural nurseries, duties, AB 69

      Livestock seized by government agency, judicial approval, AB 341

      Medical marijuana program, duties transferred, AB 538**

      Plant Industry Program, certain duties removed, SB 39**

      Promotion of Agriculture Within This State, Account for License Plates for, grants to nonprofit organizations, AB 29**

      Resource management specialist, appointment, duties, AB 354

      Weed Control Analyst, position eliminated, AB 556**

AIDS (See also SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES)

      Medical laboratories, duties, regulations regarding HIV testing, SB 304**

AIR POLLUTION

      Electric utilities, requirements for resource plans, SB 165*

      Engine emission controls

             California emission standards, federal waiver to allow use urged, AJR 14

             Electronic monitoring of information, voluntary program, fees, AB 414**

             Fleet vehicles owned by public entities, use of alternative fuels, SB 332**

             Heavy-duty vehicles, compliance with standards, AB 414**

             Incentive program to encourage use of clean vehicles, requirements, SB 332**

             Sales of vehicles, disclosure regarding carbon dioxide emissions, SB 395*

             Trimobiles and reconstructed vehicles, applicability of standards, AB 414**

             Two-year optional registration period, inspection requirements, AB 396

      Low emission vehicles (See MOTOR VEHICLES)

      Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act, amendment, SB 372, AB 309*

AIRPORT AUTHORITIES

      Lobbying activities, prohibitions and requirements, AB 442

      Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority, duties regarding prevailing wages, AB 467

AIRPORTS (See AVIATION)

ALARMS

      Motor vehicles, vehicle protection products, SB 118

      Swimming pools, required safety features for newly constructed pools, SB 250

ALCOHOL, DRUG AND GAMBLING COUNSELORS, BOARD OF EXAMINERS FOR

      Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

      Complaints filed against licensees, retention of records, SB 362*

      Health care records, duties, SB 17*

      Members, qualifications, SB 268*

      Public health information, sharing with other regulatory bodies, SB 268*

      Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

ALCOHOL OR DRUG ABUSE

      Child abuse or neglect

             Incapacity of parent, guardian or other caregiver resulting from abuse of drugs or alcohol defined as, AB 83

             Negligent treatment, acts constituting, AB 337

             Office of Statewide Coordinator for Children Who Are Endangered by Drug Exposure, creation, AB 337**

             Prenatal abuse of alcohol or other substances, reports, investigations, AB 83

      Child welfare system, treatment or services to persons involved in, SB 343**

      Clark County, integration of health and social services, SB 278†, SB 322

      Co-occurring disorders, persons with

             Committee (See CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS, COMMITTEE ON)

             Inspection of state facilities authorized, SB 260

             Mental Health and Developmental Services, Commission on, duties, SB 79**

             Training, requirements for certain persons, SB 260

             Treatment, requirements, reports, SB 260

      Criminal defendants

             Juvenile offenders, certification as adult for criminal proceedings, AB 237**

             Treatment

                   Community reentry programs, funding, SB 236**

                   Eligibility, AB 47†, AB 187**, AB 279

                   Intermediate sanction facilities, establishment, SB 398

                   Legislative study of treatment of persons in criminal justice system, AB 7

                   Parole secured by surety bond, conditions, SB 221

                   Sealing records on completion of program, AB 47**, AB 187**

                   Specialty court programs (See DISTRICT COURTS)

                   Veterans or military personnel, establishment of programs, AB 187**

      DUI offenders

             Acceptance into treatment program, revocation of driver’s license prohibited, AB 47**

             Evaluations and mandatory or voluntary treatment, requirements, AB 210

             Supervision, administration of programs, SB 33

      Halfway houses for recovering alcohol and drug abusers

             Criminal investigations of licensees and employees, AB 81*

             Inspections, contents of reports, AB 206**

             Legislative study of group homes, AB 294**

             Medical records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

             Patient safety violations, administrative penalties, AB 206**

      Health benefit plans, coverage for treatment, SB 388, SB 426*

      Health insurers, substance abuse parity for group health plans, SB 388, SB 426*

      Mental health consortiums, representation of certain service agencies, SB 131**

      Osteopathic licensees, diversion programs, procedures, SB 269*

      Regional centers for prevention and treatment, study of establishment, SB 278**

      State law enforcement personnel, drug screening tests, SB 47

      Treatment facilities

             Inspections, contents of reports, SB 260, AB 206**

             Medical records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

             Mental health screenings of persons receiving treatment, SB 260

             Mental illness, persons with, involuntary court-ordered admissions to certain programs, AB 368

             Patient safety violations, administrative penalties, AB 206**

ALCOHOL OR DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS

      Co-occurring disorders, treatment, training requirements, SB 260

      Elder abuse, training for reporting, requirements, AB 260

      Health care records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Licenses and certificates, summary suspension, procedures, SB 76**

      Medical facilities operated by, unlicensed operation, effect, SB 362*

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Unlawful activities, investigations, penalties, SB 364

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE AWARENESS PROGRAMS

      Enforcement of laws by peace officers, AB 432*

      Fines for violations, distribution, AB 72, AB 432*

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES (See INTOXICATING LIQUORS)

ALIENS (See FOREIGN CITIZENS)

ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES (See OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES)

ALTERNATIVE FUELS

      Biodiesel fuel, regulation and taxation as special fuel, SB 332**, AB 235

      Ethanol, regulation and taxation as motor vehicle fuel, SB 332**, AB 235

      Fleet vehicles owned by State or local entities, use of alternative fuels, SB 332**

      Incentive program to encourage use of clean vehicles, requirements, SB 332**

      Legislative study of production and use of energy in State, SCR 19

      Local government purchasing contracts, requirements, AB 147††

      Methanol, regulation and taxation as motor vehicle fuel, SB 332**, AB 235

      School districts, financing of transportation equipment, AB 563**

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

      Complementary integrative medicine, regulation of practice, SB 69

      Licensed health care providers, practice of alternative medicine authorized, SB 271

      Managed care organizations, contracts with providers of health services, SB 271

      Unlicensed health care providers, authorized and prohibited activities, disclosure requirements, penalty, SB 296

AMBULANCES (See generally EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES)

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

      Sex Offender Registration, Advisory Committee to Study, appointment, AB 85**

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

      Stroke and Heart Disease, Advisory Committee, representation, AB 107*

AMERICAN LAND CONSERVANCY

      Property tax exemption, AB 369**

AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009 (See FEDERAL ECONOMIC STIMULUS MONEY AND PROGRAMS)

ANESTHESIA

      Physicians and certain health care facilities offering anesthesia, requirements, SB 70, AB 123*

ANIMALS

      Cats (See CATS)

      Cruelty (See CRUELTY TO ANIMALS)

      Dogs (See DOGS)

      Horses (See HORSES)

      Livestock (See LIVESTOCK)

      Protection, establishment of certain safety codes encouraged, SCR 21

      Service animals (See SERVICE ANIMALS)

      Wildlife (See WILDLIFE)

ANNUITIES

      Exemption from execution, SB 388

ANOREXIA

      Health insurers, coverage requirements, AB 365

ANTELOPE (See also WILDLIFE)

      Pronghorn antelope, unlawful acts, civil penalties, AB 77

ANTIQUES

      Dealers, exemption from regulation as secondhand dealers, SB 193**

      Firearms confiscated by law enforcement agencies, sale, AB 244

      Infant cribs, exemption from certain safety requirements, AB 430*

APARTMENT COMPLEXES (See HOUSING; LANDLORD AND TENANT)

APPEALS, COURT OF

      Creation, SJR 9 of the 74th Session

      Judges, appointment initially, retention by election, SJR 2 of the 74th Session

APPEARANCES

      Filing fees, additional fees in district courts, use of proceeds, AB 65**

      Guardianship proceedings, AB 320*

      Traffic offenses, penalties for failure to appear in court, AB 104

APPLIANCES

      Contractors, duties regarding energy efficiency in certain developments, SB 242

      Office of Energy, adoption of certain efficiency standards, SB 242

      State purchasing, standards for purchase of certain appliances, SB 395**

APPRAISALS

      Appraisal management companies, registration and regulation, AB 287*

      Eminent domain, provision to property owner, AJR 3 of the 74th Session

      Improper influence of real estate appraisal, prohibited acts, AB 287**

      Lease of public property, exemption from appraisal requirements, SB 222

      Mortgage brokers, requirements, AB 144*

      Property tax, methods for appraisals to determine taxable value, AB 400

APPRAISERS OF REAL ESTATE

      Appraisal management companies, registration and regulation, AB 287*

      Appraisals, improper influence, disciplinary action, AB 287**

      Certificates, licenses or permits, procedures for summary suspension, SB 76**

      Continuing education requirements, AB 287**

      Energy efficiency in residential property, duties, SB 242

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Unprofessional conduct, acts constituting, AB 287**

APPRAISERS OF REAL ESTATE, COMMISSION OF

      Appraisal management companies, duties, AB 287**

      Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

      Energy efficiency in residential property, duties, SB 242

      Improper influence regarding appraisals, duties, AB 287**

      Members, qualifications, SB 268*

APPRENTICES AND APPRENTICESHIP

      Barbers, qualifications, employment, SB 393

      Cosmetologists, certification, AB 202**

      Fees and annual assessments, imposition and use, AB 302

      Gender identity or expression as basis of discrimination, prohibition, AB 184

      Green Jobs Initiative, adoption, SB 152**

      Hunters, issuance of apprentice licenses, SB 411*, AB 246*

      Office of Apprenticeship, creation, AB 302

      Plumbers, employment by contractors, AB 411

      Private programs, duties of Labor Commissioner eliminated, SB 413

APPROPRIATION OF PUBLIC WATER (See WATER)

APPROPRIATIONS

      Administration, Department of, AB 558

      Administrative Services Division, SB 422**

      Attorney General Administrative Fund, SB 431**

      Attorney General’s Tort Claim Fund, SB 424**

      Audit Division, SB 57, SB 202, AB 397

      Autism, Task Force funding and assistance for treatment costs, SB 171, AB 222

      Boy Scouts of America, Learning for Life Programs, SB 270

      Business portal, state, AB 146**

      Capital improvement projects generally, AB 564**

      Consumer Health Assistance, Office of, SB 157

      Contingency Fund, SB 403**

      Corrections, Department of, AB 557**

      Crimes Against Older Persons, Account for the Unit for the Investigation and Prosecution of, AB 461

      District Judges’ Salary Account, AB 64

      Education

             Algebra I and Geometry, study of alignment of class assignments, AB 19

             Boys and Girls Club Saturday Academy, SB 257

             Certification of teachers and counselors, AB 563**

             Charter School Institute, Account for the, AB 489

             Communities in Schools of Southern Nevada, AB 553

             Computer hardware and software, AB 19, AB 563**

             Counselors, certification, AB 563**

             Greater Las Vegas After-School All-Stars, AB 134

             Higher education (See Nevada System of Higher Education, this heading)

             Incentives for Licensed Educational Personnel, Grant Fund for, AB 563*

             Innovation and Prevention of Remediation, Account for, SB 433**, AB 563**

             Kindergarten, full-day programs, AB 563**

             Library books, AB 563**

             National average expenditure or more per pupil, assurance, SB 2

             Other State Education Programs Account, AB 19, AB 563**

             Regional training programs, AB 19

             Retirement service credit and other financial incentives, purchase, AB 563*

             Salary increases, SB 433**

             Signing bonuses for new teachers, AB 19

             State Distributive School Account, SB 433**, AB 533**, AB 562**, AB 563**

             State Supplemental School Support Fund, AB 541, Initiative Petition 1*

             Support team substitutes, AB 563**

             Test score reporting and related services, contract with consultant, AB 19

      Elko County, public health nurse, AB 357

      Emergency Account, SB 403**

      Energy, Office of, SB 358†, SB 395

      EPS/Homemaker programs, SB 431**

      Examiners, State Board of, SB 433**

      Field Services, Division of, SB 422**

      Fire Marshal, State, SB 401**

      Forestry, Division of, SB 402

      General appropriations legislation, AB 562**

      Health and Human Services, Department of

             Adult group care facilities, SB 404

             Child care facility inspections, SB 405

             Cost allocation correction, SB 406

             Immunization program, SB 233

             Intermediate sanction facilities, treatment of certain offenders, SB 398

             Low-income aged or blind persons, assistance, SB 404

             Medicaid programs, AB 7

             Nevada Autism Task Force and autism treatment, SB 171, AB 222

             Rural child welfare programs, SB 407

      Health Care Financing and Policy, Division of, AB 7

      Health Care, Legislative Committee on, AB 7

      Health Division, SB 306†, AB 357

      Home and Community-Based Programs, SB 431**

      Hospital Patients, Bureau for, AB 534**

      Immunization of children, program costs, SB 233

      Insurance, Division of, AB 546

      Insurance Premiums, Fund for, SB 424**

      Interim Finance Committee

             Business portal, state, allocation, AB 146**

             Energy consultant, employment, SB 358

             Energy costs, allocations to state agencies, SB 423**

             Energy, Office of, allocation, SB 395

             Foster care, allocations, AB 562**

             Legislation concerning state revenue, costs of implementation, SB 143††

             Mathematics courses, study of alignment, AB 19

             Pupil test scores, reports, AB 19

             State employees, expenses of reduction in furlough leave, SB 433**

             Tax consultant, study expenses, SB 399

             Taxation, Department of, allocation, SB 403**

             Welfare, software programs, AB 562**

      Las Vegas, City of, AB 545

      Legislative Fund, SB 1**, SB 432, SB 433**

      Lobbying activities, prohibited expenditures, AB 442

      Medicaid programs, AB 7

      Motor Vehicles, Department of, SB 403**

      Nevada Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs, SB 257

      Nevada System of Higher Education

             Electricity, heating and cooling costs, SB 423**

             National Education for Women’s Leadership program, AB 185

             Public Employees’ Benefits Program, stale claims, SB 400**

             Women’s Research Institute of Nevada, AB 185

      Nevada Volunteers, AB 558

      New Ventures Capital Development Company, AB 545

      Public Works Board, State, AB 564**

      Reserve for Statutory Contingency Account, SB 403**

      Ridge House, SB 187

      RSVP Program, Nevada Rural Counties, AB 334

      Rural transit programs, AB 358

      Stale Claims Account, SB 403**

      State Engineer, SB 347

      State Parks, Division of, AB 214**

      Taxation, Department of, SB 403**, AB 551

      Transportation, Department of, AB 358

      Truckee River Flood Project, SB 345

      Utility costs for state agencies, SB 423**

      Veterans’ Services, Office of, AB 373

ARBITRATION (See also DISPUTE RESOLUTION)

      Arbitral organizations, publication of information, fees, prohibited acts, AB 381††

      Collective bargaining agreements may supersede certain industrial insurance laws, AB 410**

      Common-interest communities, procedures, SB 182*

      Consumer arbitration agreements, requirements, injunctive relief, AB 381††

      Health insurance, disputes regarding medical evaluations of insured, AB 381

      Home protection insurance, arbitration of disputes, provisions repealed, AB 381

      Housing discrimination, conciliation agreements, AB 559

      Insurance contracts, prohibited agreements, remedies, AB 381

      Peace officers, investigations involving misconduct, SB 396

      Public works contracts, AB 48**

ARCHITECTS

      Associations or business organizations, employment of licensed or registered architect, SB 91**

      Certificates of registration, summary suspension, procedures, SB 76**

      Contracts for services, requirements, exemptions, SB 49**

      Emeritus title, use, prohibited acts, SB 90**

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Public works, authorized or prohibited contract provisions, AB 483**

      Unlicensed practice, penalty for violations, SB 91**

ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN AND RESIDENTIAL DESIGN, STATE BOARD OF

      Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

      Members, qualifications, SB 268*

      Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

ARMED FORCES (See also VETERANS)

      Bomb squads to report military ordnance found or discovered, SB 144*

      Bonuses to Reserve members called to active duty, calculation, SB 226

      Criminal defendants, eligibility and assignment to treatment programs, AB 187**

      Definitions relating to Armed Forces revised, SB 71

      Gold Star plates, issuance to families of persons killed in line of duty, SB 139*

      Medical officers, agreements to provide care in hospitals, SB 302**

      Military Children, Compact on Educational Opportunity for, SB 303*

      Military installations in State

             Account for preservation and enhancement of, creation, SB 155

             Land use planning, designation of territory in vicinity of installation, SB 301

      Motor vehicles, refunds upon cancellation of registration, AB 127

      Nevada System of Higher Education, tuition and fee waivers, SB 148, SB 318**, AB 188**

      Nevadans killed in the Global War on Terrorism honored, ACR 12

      Selective Service System, registration at time of application for driver’s license or identification card, SB 217*

      Voting (See also ELECTIONS)

             Absent voting, procedures, AB 41**

             Identification cards issued by military, use for voter identification, AB 245

             Recruitment offices, designation as voter registration agencies, AB 82

ARREST

      Appearance before magistrate, discovery requirements, AB 499*

      Domestic violence battery, circumstances mitigating decision to arrest, AB 161

      Excrement or bodily fluids, unlawful acts by person under arrest, penalties, testing for communicable diseases, AB 384*

      Genetic marker testing of certain offenders upon arrest required, SB 178, AB 234

      Parole secured by surety bond, violations, SB 221

      Resisting or obstructing public officer, penalties, AB 253*

      Sexual assault, violation of protective orders, AB 120**

      Tasers, restrictions on use, AB 273

      Traffic offenses, issuance of warrant for failure to appear in court, AB 104

ARSON

      Act of terrorism includes violent criminal offense, AB 408

      Genetic marker testing of offender upon arrest required, SB 178, AB 234

ARSON INVESTIGATORS

      Industrial insurance and occupational disease coverage, AB 173*

ARTS COUNCIL, NEVADA

      Administrator and Board, appointment, AB 507

      Reports, duties, AB 507

ASSAULT

      Aged persons as victims, civil penalties, SB 45

      Elements of crime, AB 93**

      Genetic marker testing of certain offenders upon arrest required, SB 178, AB 234

      Perfusionist as victim, penalty, SB 269*

ASSEMBLY, STATE (See LEGISLATURE)

ATHLETIC COMMISSION, NEVADA

      Amateur Boxing Program Reserve, transfer of money, AB 536

ATHLETIC FACILITIES, SCHOOLS

      Defibrillators, placement, SB 244*

      Nonprofit or other entities, use of athletic fields, AB 145, AB 285

ATHLETIC TRAINERS

      ABC coding, use, SB 69, SB 271

      Alternative medicine (See ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE)

      Board of Athletic Trainers

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Complaints filed against licensees, retention of records, SB 362*

             Health care records, duties, SB 17*

             Members, qualifications, SB 268*

             Public health information, sharing with other regulatory bodies, SB 268*

             Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Elder abuse, training for reporting, requirements, AB 260

      Health care records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Licenses, summary suspension, procedures, SB 76**

      Medical facilities operated by, unlicensed operation, effect, SB 362*

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Unlawful activity, investigations, penalties, SB 364

ATTACHMENT (See EXECUTION OF CIVIL JUDGMENTS)

ATTORNEY GENERAL

      Administrative Fund, appropriation, SB 431**

      Arbitration, duties concerning consumer arbitration matters, AB 381††

      Arrested person brought before magistrate, discovery requirements, AB 499*

      Bill draft requests, number authorized, form, AB 535**

      Business entities operating unlawfully in State, duties, SB 350*

      Capital improvements legislation, duties, AB 564**

      Cash register manufacturers and suppliers, duties, AB 389*

      Child pornography, actions against persons promoting or possessing, AB 88

      Children Who Are Endangered by Drug Exposure, Office of Statewide Coordinator for, creation, AB 337**

      Children’s products, duties regarding health or safety hazards, AB 430

      Cigarette fire safety standards, duties, receipt of reports, AB 229*

      Clemency Board, appointment of members, SJR 1

      Complementary integrative medicine, duties, SB 69

      Consumer reporting, duties, AB 561

      Consumer’s Advocate (See CONSUMER’S ADVOCATE)

      Credit cards and debit cards, violations, recovery of civil penalties, AB 389**

      Crimes against participants in the legal process, penalties, AB 99

      Criminal statistical data and information, duties, AB 497*

      Debts owed State, duties, AB 87**

      Dental Examiners of Nevada, Board of, service as legal counsel, SB 295*

      Domestic violence programs, funding, AB 531**

      Drug manufacturers and wholesalers, duties, SB 211

      Genetic marker testing, postconviction petitions, receipt, AB 179*, AB 279

      Health care professionals, duties regarding unlawful activity, SB 364

      Health insurers and publicly sponsored health plans, database for exchange of information, duties regarding violations, AB 399

      Housing discrimination, duties, AB 559

      Identity theft passports, redesignation, duties, AB 27*

      Immigration laws, cooperative agreement regarding enforcement, duties, AB 468

      Independent contractors with State, duties, SB 31**

      Insurance companies, mergers, acquisitions or joint ventures, duties, AB 95

      Insurance Premiums, Fund for, appropriation, SB 424**

      Interstate Family Support Act, duties, AB 280*

      Justice, Advisory Commission on the Administration of, certain duties removed, SB 113**

      Livestock grazing on public land, protection of State’s interests in certain civil actions urged, SCR 3

      Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, authority to issue subpoenas, AB 42

      Medical Examiners, Board of, referrals for possible prosecution, SB 269*

      Mentally ill persons, involuntary admission to certain programs, duties, AB 368

      Notaries public, duties, SB 92**

      Novelty lighters, duties regarding unlawful sale or distribution, AB 266*

      Nurses and nursing assistants, retaliation or discrimination against, recovery of civil penalties, AB 10**

      Older Persons, Unit for Investigation and Prosecution of Crimes Against

             Account for the Unit, sources, AB 461

             Civil penalties for crimes against older persons, recovery, SB 45

             Investigation reports, receipt, AB 461*

             Missing Older Persons, Statewide Alert System, duties, reports, AB 4

             Multidisciplinary teams to investigate, authority, AB 461*

             On-line training course, duties, AB 260

      Prepaid or stored value cards, crimes involving, duties, SB 82**

      Public health emergencies, duties, AB 112**

      Regulatory bodies, employment or retention of attorneys, approval, SB 364

      Salary, prospective decrease, SB 420

      Securities investigations, certain duty removed, payment of costs, SB 101**

      Sentencing decisions in contradiction to statute, recommendations, AB 498

      Sex Offender Registration, Advisory Committee to Study, Chairman, AB 85**

      Sightseeing tours, tour brokers and operators, duties, AB 561

      Special Fund, sources, reversion, AB 95

      Sudan, certain companies operating in, receipt of reports, duties, AB 493

      Technological crimes, duties, SB 82

      Telemarketers, duties, AB 561**

      Tolling Revenue Commission, member, SB 206

      Tort Claim Fund, appropriation, SB 424**

      Trade practices, duties (See TRADE REGULATIONS AND PRACTICES)

      Trust companies, duties, SB 310*

      Youth, Statewide Advisory Council for the Support of, representation, SB 330, AB 505

ATTORNEYS AT LAW (See also STATE BAR OF NEVADA)

      Construction defects claims, duties of attorney for claimant, SB 349, AB 215

      Crimes against participants in the legal process, penalties, AB 99

      Elder abuse, duty to report, exception, AB 382, AB 461

      Estates of decedents, compensation, SB 277*, AB 320**

      Guardianships, notice to proposed wards of right to counsel, AB 320*

      Insurance fraud, solicitation of accident victims, AB 57

      Legal services professional entities, formation, SB 350*

      Medical malpractice, repeal of provision regarding contingent fees, AB 495

      Mortgage lending, applicability of certain laws, AB 152**

      Real estate transactions, ethical requirements, discipline for violations, SB 254*

      Registered agents, attorneys serving as, privileges, SB 350*

      Wills, authority regarding international wills, SB 141*

ATTORNEYS IN FACT

      Medical or behavioral research, surrogate decision makers, AB 201

      Uniform Power of Attorney Act, adoption, SB 314*

AUCTIONS

      Firearms confiscated by law enforcement agencies, sale, AB 244

      Lease of public property, exemptions from auction requirements, SB 222

AUDIOLOGISTS AND SPEECH PATHOLOGISTS

      Board of Examiners for Audiology and Speech Pathology

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Complaints filed against licensees, retention of records, SB 362*

             Health care records, duties, SB 17*

             Members, qualifications, SB 268*

             Public health information, sharing with other regulatory bodies, SB 268*

             Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Health care records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Licenses

             Provisional licenses, SB 58

             Qualifications, SB 58

             Summary suspension, procedures, SB 76**

             Temporary licenses, SB 58

      Medical facilities operated by, unlicensed operation, effect, SB 362*

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Students, exemptions from regulation, SB 58

      Unlawful activity, investigations, penalties, SB 364

AUDIT DIVISION (See LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL BUREAU)

AUDITS

      Children, governmental facilities for, performance audits, AB 103**

      Common-interest communities (See COMMON-INTEREST COMMUNITIES)

      Disproportionate share hospitals, SB 382*

      Early intervention services, SB 286

      Health plans sponsored by government, requirements, AB 399

      Innovation and the Prevention of Remediation, Account for Programs for, SB 12**

      Manufactured housing dealers and distributors, SB 89**

      Medical facilities reporting sentinel events, AB 206**

      Mortgage brokers, disclosure of audit information concerning, AB 144*

      Redevelopment agencies, use of tax revenues received, AB 397

      Schools and school districts

             Boards of trustees, audit of books and accounts, SB 330

             Charter schools, performance audits, SB 326, SB 385, AB 26**, AB 100**, AB 181, AB 489, AB 505

             School fund accounts of county auditors, requirements, SB 330

             Schools demonstrating need for improvement, SB 389**

      State Retirees’ Health and Welfare Benefits Defined Contribution Fund, AB 406

      Veterinary Medical Examiners, Board of, SB 57

      Votes cast using mechanical voting systems, AB 435

AUTHORIZED EXPENDITURES

      Consolidated Bond Interest and Redemption Fund, capital projects, AB 564**

      Education, Department of, AB 563**

      Energy Commissioner, Nevada, AB 522**

      General authorized expenditures legislation, SB 431**

AUTISM

      Assistance to families for treatment costs, appropriation, SB 171, AB 222

      Behavior analysts, licensure and regulation, AB 162*

      Behavior interventionists, certification and regulation, AB 162*

      Health Division, duties regarding early intervention services, SB 286, AB 359**

      Health insurance, coverage requirements, AB 162*

      Nevada Autism Task Force, creation, duties, funding, SB 171, AB 222

      School personnel, qualifications, training and duties, AB 359**

AUTOMOBILE WRECKERS

      Total loss vehicle defined, AB 447

AUTOMOBILES (See MOTOR VEHICLES)

AUTOPSIES (See also CORONERS)

      Practice of medicine, acts constituting, SB 269*

AVIATION

      Bomb squads, duties, SB 144*

      North Las Vegas Airport, certain actions regarding safety urged, SJR 3

      Sales tax exemption for services, labor and materials related to aviation, SB 285

AVIATION FUEL TAX

      Local governments, authority regarding tax, SB 264†, AB 86, AJR 12

                                                                     B

BAIL

      Corporate sureties, qualification, AB 462**

      Juvenile offenders apprehended after certain age, bail authorized, SB 235*

      Sexual assault protective orders, violation, restrictions on bail, AB 120**

      Traffic offenses, forfeiture of deposit for failure to appear in court, AB 104

BAIL AGENTS OR BAIL ENFORCEMENT AGENTS

      Fund for Insurance Administration and Enforcement, fee, SB 388, SB 426**

      Parole secured by surety bond, arrest of offender, SB 221

BAILIFFS

      Crimes against participants in the legal process, penalties, AB 99

BALLOT QUESTIONS (See ELECTIONS)

BANKS AND BANKING

      Child support enforcement, exchange of data, duties, AB 101*

      Common-interest unit-owners’ associations, notice of certain actions, AB 361

      Customer records, disclosure to governmental agencies, SB 101**

      Estates of decedents, qualifications of banking corporation as personal representative, SB 277*

      Execution, procedures, immunities, AB 491††

      Homeowners and Bank Protection Act, implementation urged, AJR 11

      Mortgages (See MORTGAGES)

      Motor vehicle self-insurers, establishment of certain trust accounts, SB 138

      Residential mortgage loan originators, licensure and regulation, AB 523*

      State money

             Deposits in out-of-state financial institutions, requirements, AB 60**

            Linked Deposit Program, establishment, AB 451††

      Taxation (See FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, TAXES ON)

BARBERS AND BARBERING

      Apprentices, qualifications, employment, SB 393

      Barber schools

             Inspections by health authority, SB 393

             Regulation by Commission on Postsecondary Education, fees, SB 393

      Licenses

             Qualifications, SB 393

             Summary suspension, procedures, SB 76**

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      State Barbers’ Health and Sanitation Board

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Members, qualifications, SB 268*

             Public health information, sharing with other regulatory bodies, SB 268*

             Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

BARS AND COCKTAIL LOUNGES (See also INTOXICATING LIQUORS)

      Adult stand-alone bars, taverns and saloons, smoking allowed, SB 372

      Awareness programs (See ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE AWARENESS PROGRAMS)

BATTERY

      Act of terrorism includes violent criminal offense, AB 408

      Aged persons as victims, civil penalties, SB 45

      Domestic violence (See DOMESTIC VIOLENCE)

      Genetic marker testing of certain offenders upon arrest required, SB 178, AB 234

      Strangulation, battery committed by, penalties, AB 164**

BEARS (See also WILDLIFE)

      Black bears, unlawful acts, civil penalties, AB 77

      Possession or sale of animal with intent to use in fight prohibited, SB 133, AB 199*

BEAUTICIANS (See COSMETOLOGY)

BEDS AND BEDDING

      Infant Crib Safety Act, adoption, AB 430*

BEER (See INTOXICATING LIQUORS)

BEVERAGES

      Alcohol (See INTOXICATING LIQUORS)

      Clark County, authority to install vending stands at transit facilities, SB 245**

      Tanning establishments, authority to sell beverages, AB 150

BICYCLES

      Electric bicycles

             Operation, AB 441*

             Permits, requirements, AB 441

      Sidewalks, riding on, AB 247

      Turns, signaling, AB 247*

BIGHORN SHEEP (See also WILDLIFE)

      Unlawful acts, civil penalties, AB 77

BIODIESEL FUEL (See ALTERNATIVE FUELS)

BIOMASS (See RENEWABLE ENERGY)

BIOMETRIC IDENTIFIERS

      Drivers’ licenses and identification cards, inclusion of biometric identifiers required, AB 170

BIRDS (See also WILDLIFE)

      Possession or sale with intent to use in fight prohibited, SB 133, AB 199*

      Waste of game birds, civil penalties, AB 77

BIRTH CERTIFICATES

      Juvenile delinquents, waiver of fee for issuance following release from state facilities, AB 252

      Marriage licenses, use of certificates as proof of age or name, AB 262**

      Motor Vehicles, Department of, maintenance of information regarding applicants for drivers’ licenses and identification cards, SB 52

      Nevada Lockbox, creation, registration of electronic documents, SB 53**

      Released prisoners, waiver of fee for issuance of certificate, AB 252

      Stillbirth, parent may request issuance of certificate of birth resulting in, AB 68

BLIND PERSONS (See DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH)

BLOOD TESTS

      Biological evidence of certain crimes, preservation, AB 279*

      Genetic marker testing (See GENETIC MARKER TESTING)

      Lead levels in children, testing to be encouraged, requirements, AB 219*

      Pharmacists, authority to perform diabetes tests, regulation, SB 72*

      State park rangers and other peace officer employees, testing for hepatitis, AB 214**

BOATS AND BOATING

      Bells or whistles, requirements for certain motorboats repealed, AB 73*

      Water skiing, age requirements for vessel operator and observer, AB 73*

BODY SHOPS

      Motor vehicle insurers

             Ownership interest in body shop prohibited, exception, AB 297

             Tied body shops and favored facility agreements, requirements, AB 297

      Tow car operators, prohibited compensation, AB 53

      Trade practices, regulation, AB 482**, AB 561**

BOMB SQUADS AND BOMB TECHNICIANS

      Powers and duties, SB 144*

      Preventing or obstructing actions prohibited, penalty, SB 144

BOND ISSUES

      Boulder City Bypass toll road project, AB 464

      Capital improvement projects generally, AB 564**

      Lake Tahoe, Environmental Improvement Program, AB 18**, AB 526

      Minority-owned businesses, issuance of certain obligations to provide venture capital to, AB 451

      Nevada System of Higher Education, authority to issue bonds for certain projects extended, AB 401**

      School districts, financing of transportation equipment, AB 563**

      State, procedure for issuance or incurrence of certain obligations, AB 135††

      Tax credit bonds, procedures, AB 60**

      Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, securitization of proceeds, authority of nonprofit corporation to issue bonds, AB 91

      Washoe County, flood management projects, SB 175**

      Wildlife and wildfires, use of certain bond proceeds, SB 146**

BONDS, SURETY

      Common-interest community managers, SB 182*, SB 183†, AB 108, AB 350**

      Corporate sureties in criminal proceedings, sufficiency, AB 462**

      Dance studios and health clubs, AB 561*

      Discount goods or services, organizations for buying, AB 561*

      Homes for individual residential care, requirements, AB 20*

      Insurance administrators, claims against bonds, SB 195*

      Local performance contracts for operating cost-savings measures, AB 192**

      Manufactured home parks, appeal of eviction order, AB 454

      Mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens, release, SB 352, AB 501

      Mortgage brokers, requirements, AB 486*

      Motor carriers

             Delinquent payments, bond may be required, AB 372**

             Self-registration, bond requirements, AB 455*

      Motor vehicle dealers and other licensees, requirements, AB 240

      Parole secured by bond, requirements, SB 221

      Residential mortgage loan originators, requirements, AB 523*

      Special fuel manufacturers, requirements, SB 332**, AB 235

      State Engineer, procedure to stay orders or decisions of, SB 66**

      Tenants, surety bond as security, AB 512*

      Viatical settlements, brokers or providers, SB 388, SB 426*

BOULDER CITY (See also CITIES)

      Affordable housing, powers and duties, AB 142

      Bypass Project, toll road demonstration project required, AB 464

      Consolidation or reorganization of certain functions, study, AB 494**

      Election dates, charter amendment, AB 82, AB 256

      Police department, sales tax for support, approval of increase, SB 202

BOULDER DAM-VALLEY OF FIRE STATE PARK (See also STATE PARKS)

      Commercial wedding program, establishment, AB 550

BOUNDARIES

      Las Vegas Boulevard gaming corridor, SB 354, AB 476

      Lode mining claims, requirements for boundary markers, SB 108**

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

      Learning for Life Programs, appropriation, SB 270

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS

      Saturday Academy, appropriation, SB 257

BRANDS AND MARKS, ANIMALS

      Livestock seizure by government agency, judicial approval, AB 341

BRIBERY

      Common-interest communities, prohibited acts involving, SB 182*

      Real estate appraisals, improper influence, AB 287**

BUDGET DIVISION (See ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF)

BUDGET, STATE (See STATE FINANCES AND FUNDS)

BUILDING CODES

      Animal protection, establishment of certain safety codes encouraged, SCR 21

      Energy conservation and efficiency, adoption of standards, SB 73**, AB 522

      Military installations, noise reduction standards for buildings near, SB 301

      National Mechanical Code, adoption, SB 191

      Plumbing code, adoption by Public Works Board, compliance, SB 75

      Swimming pools, required safety features for newly constructed pools, SB 250

      Uniform Electrical Code, adoption, SB 191

BUILDING OFFICIALS

      Building permits, duties, SB 248

      Deputy manager for compliance and code enforcement, duties, SB 42

      School buildings in Clark County, duties, AB 40

BUILDING PERMITS

      Appeals of decisions of governing bodies to district courts, rights, SB 354

      Extension of validity of certain permits if land leased for renewable energy generation projects, SB 248**

BUILDINGS

      Codes (See BUILDING CODES)

      Electric resistance heating systems, procedure for use, SB 73**

      Energy conservation (See ENERGY CONSERVATION)

      Housing (See AFFORDABLE HOUSING; HOUSING)

      Industrial or commercial buildings

             Abandoned personal property, procedures for disposal by landlords, SB 338*

             Distribution and logistics centers, development in State, study, ACR 30

             Health hazards, authority of certain local health boards, AB 249**

             Notice to tenants and restrictions on certain government mandates regarding telecommunication services, SB 258

      Nuisances (See NUISANCES)

      Permits (See BUILDING PERMITS)

      Public buildings (See PUBLIC BUILDINGS)

      Trespassing (See TRESPASSING)

      Vacant buildings, cities may require registration and insurance, AB 66

BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS DIVISION (See ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF)

BULIMIA

      Health insurers, coverage requirements, AB 365

BULLYING

      Public schools, prohibition against bullying and cyber-bullying, SB 163*, AB 5

BURGLARY

      Genetic marker testing of offender upon arrest required, SB 178, AB 234

      Notaries public, conviction disqualifies from appointment, SB 92**

BUSES (See also MOTOR CARRIERS; MOTOR VEHICLES)

      Charter buses, requirements for certificates of public convenience and necessity, penalties, SB 27**

      Clark County

             Bus turnouts, construction, SB 173**

             Vending stands, installation and maintenance, SB 245**

      Insurance verification, procedures, SB 312*, AB 21

      Legislative study of mass transportation systems, ACR 18, ACR 30

      Nonprofit carriers of elderly persons or persons with disabilities, exemption from certificate requirement, AB 296*

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY, DEPARTMENT OF

      Consumer Affairs Division

             Body shops, regulatory duties transferred, AB 482**, AB 561**

             Credit service organizations, regulatory duties transferred, AB 561**

             Dance studios and health clubs, duties, AB 561*

             Debt-management services, regulation, SB 355

             Deceptive trade practices (See TRADE REGULATIONS AND PRACTICES)

             Discount goods or services, organizations for buying, duties, AB 561*

             Failure of businesses to register, authority of Division, AB 22

             Garages and repair shops, regulatory duties transferred, AB 482**, AB 561**

             Ombudsman of Consumer Affairs for Minorities, Office of, creation, AB 254

             Recovery Fund, transfer of money to State General Fund, SB 431**

             Temporary suspension of operation, duties transferred, AB 561**

      Director

             Appointment, legislative confirmation required, AB 293

             Deceptive trade practices, temporary transfer of duties, AB 561**

             Ombudsman of Consumer Affairs for Minorities, creation, AB 254**

             Venture capital for certain minority-owned businesses, duties, AB 451

      Financial Institutions, Division of

             Attorneys

                   Employment or retention, authority of Division, SB 364

                   Records, inspection by Division restricted, SB 350*

             Debt adjusters, duties removed, SB 355*

             Debt-Management Services Act, Uniform, duties, SB 355**

             Mortgage lending, duties, AB 537

             Technological crimes, failure to disclose financial information, duties, SB 82

             Trust companies, powers and duties, SB 310*, SB 365*

             Vehicle credit applications and contracts, duties, SB 246, AB 274*, AB 290

      Housing Division

             Affordable housing

                   Duties, AB 139**

                   Financial techniques to develop, continuation of programs, SB 74**

                   Regulations restricting or deferring payment of profit or overhead on certain projects restricted, AB 508*

             Community land trusts, regulations, AB 506

             Employer-assisted housing program, funding, AB 508**

             Energy assistance programs

                   Duties, SB 358**

                   Nevada Energy Commission, certain duties transferred to, AB 522

             Energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, duties, SB 152**

             Independent contractors, approval of contracts, SB 31**

             Manufactured housing, duties, AB 539

             Renewable and Efficient Energy, Government Panel, membership, SB 358**

             Tax credits for housing development projects, duties, AB 465

      Immigration status of public and private employees, Internet publication of information, AB 431, AB 468

      Industrial Relations, Division of

             Actions to recover certain costs, presumptions, AB 87**

             Administrative fines and benefit penalties, duties, SB 195*

             Assessments levied on insurers, duties, SB 324

             Catastrophic injuries, duties, AB 24**

             Death benefits, duties, SB 363*, AB 178, AB 436

             Employee leasing companies, duties, SB 361*

             Fatal accidents, duties, SB 288*

             Insurance administrators, duties, SB 195*

             Occupational safety and health

                   Cost-reduction measures in buildings, duties, AB 405

                   Review Board (See OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW BOARD)

                   Training courses and certifications, regulations, duties, SB 288†, AB 148*

             Serious injury claims, violations involving, duties, SB 324

             Stairlifts, exemption from regulation, SB 328

             Uninsured Employers’ Claim Account, duties, SB 366

      Insurance, Division of

             Accident and Health Policy Rate Form Filing Law, duties, AB 346

             Employee leasing companies, duties, receipt of reports, SB 361*

             Fund for Insurance Administration and Enforcement, SB 388, SB 426**

             Group insurance policies, duties, SB 388

             Health insurers, notice of certain noncoverage, reports, duties, AB 438

             Holding companies, acquisitions and mergers, duties, AB 248*

             Insurance administrators, duties, SB 195*

             Insurance Regulation Account, temporary advances, SB 431**

             Motor vehicle insurers, notice of noncompliance with certain laws, AB 504

             Publicly sponsored health plans, database for exchange of information with health insurers, duties, AB 399

             Reports to Legislature, duties, SB 388

             Small employers, continuation of health coverage, duties, SB 388, AB 546

             Surplus lines insurance, Internet publication of list, SB 388

             Title insurance companies, duties, SB 388

             Viatical settlements, duties, SB 388, SB 426*

             Warrantors of vehicle protection products, registration, regulation, SB 118

      Investigative Account for Financial Institutions, transfer of money to State General Fund, SB 431**

      Manufactured Housing Division

             Abolished, duties transferred, AB 539

             Account for Education and Recovery, use, SB 89**

             Actions against Division, prohibitions, SB 89**

             Administrator, qualifications, SB 89**

             Dealers and distributors, audits, duties, SB 89**

             Educational requirements for licensees, regulations, SB 89**

             Employees, ethics, SB 89**

             Senior citizen rent reductions in parks, duties, AB 423

      Mortgage Lending, Division of

             Abolished, duties transferred, AB 537

             Administrative fines and restitution, authority, AB 486*, AB 523*

             Appraisals, violations regarding, duties, AB 287**

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Bonds of brokers, duties, AB 486*

             Construction controls, licensure, duties, AB 513

             Covered services for compensation, persons performing, duties, AB 152**

             Credit service organizations, duties, AB 561**

             Energy efficient mortgages and financing, duties, SB 242

             Escrow agents and agencies, duties, AB 513**

             Examination of brokers, disclosure of information regarding, AB 144*

             Examinations, audits, investigations or hearings, powers, AB 152**, AB 513**

             Foreclosure consultants, duties, AB 152**

             Foreclosures, Office of the Ombudsman for, creation, AB 140

             Guidelines and limitations for servicing certain loans, duties, AB 513**

             Loan modification consultants, duties, AB 152**

             Mortgage Education, Research and Recovery Fund, duties, AB 141††, AB 523

             Mortgage recovery fund, duties, AB 523*

             Registration of businesses servicing mortgage loans, duties, AB 486*

             Regulations, adoption, AB 486*, AB 523**

             Residential mortgage loan originators, duties, AB 523*

             Revocation of broker or agent licenses, authority discretionary, AB 513**

             Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act, duties, AB 523*

      Real Estate Division

             Appraisal management companies, duties, AB 287**

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Common-interest communities, duties, SB 182**

             Continuing education courses, duties, SB 242

             Energy efficiency and conservation in residential property, duties, SB 242

             Homestead declaration, duties, SB 67*

             Subdivided land sales

                   Exemptions from licensure and regulation, duties, SB 121*

                   Licensees and permittees, confidentiality of information, AB 71**

      Records (See PUBLIC RECORDS)

      Taxes and fees, reports to Interim Finance Committee, AB 193**

BUSINESS COURTS (See also DISTRICT COURTS)

      Commencement of actions, fee, AB 65**

      Opinions, publication, SB 5

BUSINESS LICENSES

      Background investigations of applicants, AB 81

      Foreign citizens, restrictions on issuance, AB 347

      Internet publication of fees, requirements, SB 177

      Local licenses

             Civil penalty in lieu of criminal for licensing violations, AB 31, AB 49**

             Junk dealers, county authority, AB 233**

      Scrap metal processors, requirements for operation, AB 233**

      State license

             Applicability of laws, SB 55

             Applications, contents, SB 55

             Conduct of business in Nevada, determination, SB 55

             Dental practice, violations by goods or services providers, effect, SB 295*

             Fees

                   Temporary increase, SB 429**, SB 435**

                   Waiver of penalty for late payment authorized, AB 37**

             Secretary of State, duties, SB 435**, AB 146*

BUSINESS OMBUDSMAN, OFFICE OF

      Creation, duties, AB 331

BUSINESS PORTAL, STATE

      Creation, duties of Secretary of State, funding, AB 146*

BUSINESS TAX

      Abatement of tax for new or expanded businesses

             Procedures, SB 395†, AB 30, AB 458††, AB 492**

             Repeal of partial abatement, AB 444

      Financial institutions, applicability, SB 208†, AB 275

      Net profits tax, study of imposition, SB 432

      Overpayments, credit applied to other tax liabilities, AB 23**

      Public utilities and local government franchisees, rate increase to cover cost of tax increase authorized, SB 208

      Rate of tax

             Amount, determination, SB 429**

             Internet publication, requirements, SB 177

      Regional organizations for economic development, receipt of certain tax proceeds, AB 317**

      Repeal, AB 450

      School tuition organizations, tax credit for donations to, SB 289

      Transaction tax or alternative business tax, study of imposition, SB 432

BUSINESS TRUSTS

      Annual list, notice of fees, SB 55**

      Assumed or fictitious name, doing business under, requirements, SB 350*

      Domestication, procedures, owner liability, SB 55**

      Mergers, conversions or exchanges, rights of dissenting owners, SB 350*

      Qualification requirements, effect of failure to comply, SB 350*

      Records filed with Secretary of State, cancellation, fee, SB 55**

      Registered agents (See REGISTERED AGENTS)

      Taxation (See FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, TAXES ON)

                                                                     C

CABLE TELEVISION (See TELEVISION)

CALIENTE, CITY OF (See also CITIES)

      Election dates, charter amendment, AB 82, AB 256

CALIFORNIA, STATE OF

      Emission standards, federal waiver to allow implementation urged, AJR 14

      Mojave Desert Advisory Commission, creation, duties, AB 394

CALIFORNIA TRAIL

      Interpretive signs, reversion of prior funding extended, SB 215**

CAMERAS (See also VIDEO AND VIDEOCONFERENCING)

      Red-light cameras, use authorized, AB 504

CAMPAIGN PRACTICES

      Common-interest communities, conditions for display of signs, SB 182*

      Contributions

             Accounts for money received, requirements, SB 210, SB 281, AB 128

             Commitments to make contributions, prohibited acts, AB 82

             Internet publication, requirements, SB 281, AB 82, AB 128

             Limits, certain time restriction removed, AB 82

             Reports, requirements, SB 210, SB 281, AB 82, AB 128

             Unspent contributions, disposition, reports, SB 210, SB 281, AB 82

      Elections generally (See ELECTIONS)

      Expenditures

             Internet publication, requirements, SB 281, AB 82, AB 128

             Persons not under control of candidate, registration, SB 281, AB 82

             Reports, requirements, SB 281, AB 82, AB 128

      Financial disclosure statements, requirements, AB 82†, AB 324

      Legal defense funds (See LEGAL DEFENSE FUNDS)

      Statements advocating election or defeat of candidate, disclosures, AB 82

CANCER

      Angel Kiss Foundation commended, ACR 21

      Cervical Cancer, Task Force on, repeal, SB 79**

      Chemotherapy, insurance coverage requirements, AB 268

      Drug Donation Program, establishment, SB 159, AB 213**

      Health insurance and health care plans, notice of noncoverage, AB 438

      Indigent persons, certain county hospitals to provide outpatient treatment, AB 433

      Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Week declared and preventive actions urged, SCR 28

      Occupational disease

             Firefighters, coverage, AB 521**

             Proof, exemption from certain requirements, AB 173*

      Prostate Cancer, Task Force on, repeal, SB 79**

CANDIDATES (See CAMPAIGN PRACTICES; ELECTIONS)

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS (See also PUBLIC WORKS)

      Fund for Capital Improvement Projects and One-Shot Expenditures, creation, sources and use, AB 520

      General capital improvements legislation, AB 564**

      Nevada System of Higher Education, AB 298, AB 401**

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT (See DEATH PENALTY)

CAR SEATS

      Highway Patrol troopers, training in installation and use required, AB 2

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

      School districts, grants for support of programs, SB 330, SB 379

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, STATE BOARD FOR

      Abolished, duties transferred, SB 326

CARJACKING (See also THEFT—Vehicles)

      Deadly force used in defense of vehicle, presumptions, AB 288

      Genetic marker testing of certain offenders upon arrest required, SB 178

CARLIN, CITY OF (See also CITIES)

      Declaration of candidacy, filing date, charter amendment, SB 263**

      Election ballots, appearance of names, charter amendment, SB 263**

CARS (See MOTOR VEHICLES)

CARSON CITY (See also CITIES; COUNTIES)

      Emergency telephone system, requirements to impose surcharge, SB 59**

      Sales taxes, reimbursement to State for collection, charter amendment, AB 552**

      State Public Defender, reimbursement for services, SB 431**

      Supervisors

             Actions by vote, requirements, SB 224

             V & T Railway, Nevada Commission for Reconstruction, members, SB 291

CARSON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT (See also SCHOOL DISTRICTS)

      Regional training programs, reorganization, AB 560**

CARSON LAKE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA

      Hunting, special permit required, use of fees, SB 280*

CASH REGISTERS

      Manufacturers and suppliers, prohibited acts, AB 389*

CASTLE DOCTRINE

      Deadly force, no duty to retreat before using under certain circumstances, AB 288

CATS

      Licensure and regulation of breeders, SB 241

      Protection, establishment of certain safety codes encouraged, SCR 21

      Separation of cat from mother by retailers or dealers, restrictions, AB 15*

      Sterilization, notice requirements, disclosures by retailers, AB 15*

CATTLE (See LIVESTOCK)

CELL OR TISSUE BANKS

      Operation in State authorized, SB 273**

CELL PHONES (See TELEPHONE)

CEMETERIES

      Demonstrations held in or near, restrictions, penalty, AB 1, AB 50

      Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services cemetery, preservation, SB 256*

      Veterans’ cemeteries, landscaping requirements, AB 3**

CENSUS (See POPULATION)

CERTIFIED COURT REPORTERS (See COURT REPORTERS)

CERTIFIED MEDICATION AIDES

      Regulation, prohibited acts, AB 106

CERVICAL CANCER, TASK FORCE ON

      Repeal, SB 79**

CESAR CHAVEZ DAY

      Designation, AB 301**

CHARGE ACCOUNTS (See CREDIT CARDS AND DEBIT CARDS; RETAIL INSTALLMENT SALES)

CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS (See NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS)

CHARTER AMENDMENTS (See specific cities)

CHARTER BUSES (See also BUSES)

      Certificates of public convenience and necessity, requirements, penalties, SB 27**

CHARTER SCHOOL INSTITUTE, NEVADA

      Account for the Institute, creation, SB 326, SB 385, AB 181, AB 489, AB 505

      Appropriation, AB 489

      Creation, SB 326, SB 385, AB 181, AB 489, AB 505

CHARTER SCHOOLS (See SCHOOLS, CHARTER)

CHEATGRASS (See also WEEDS)

      Funding for certain projects, SB 146**

CHECK-CASHING SERVICES

      Inspection of records by Commissioner, restrictions, SB 350*

CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT

      Alcohol or substance abuse by parent, guardian or other caregiver

             Child who is endangered by drug exposure defined, AB 337**

             Defined as child abuse or neglect, AB 83

             Prenatal abuse or resulting complications, reports, investigations, AB 83

             Referral of certain persons for treatment or service, SB 343**

      Assistance to relatives providing care for certain children, qualifications, SB 341

      Child care facilities, background investigations, effect of convictions, AB 89*

      Child welfare system, treatment or services to persons involved in, SB 343**

      Clark County, integration of health and social services, SB 278**, SB 322

      Definition, AB 83

      Drug Exposure, Office of the Statewide Coordinator for Children Who Are Endangered by, creation, AB 337**

      Failure to provide for safety of child deemed negligent treatment or maltreatment, AB 83

      Foster care (See FOSTER CARE)

      Genetic marker testing of certain offenders upon arrest required, SB 178, AB 234

      Incapacity of parent, guardian or other caregiver to provide for needs of child defined as abuse or neglect, AB 83

      Investigation of reports of abuse or neglect, determination of threat to safety of child, AB 83

      Legislative Committee on Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice, creation, SB 3**

      Negligent treatment, acts constituting, AB 83, AB 337

      Nevada CASA Association, issuance of license plates supporting, SB 329

      Outdoor youth programs, background investigations, effect of convictions, AB 89*

      Perfusionists, duty to report, SB 269*

      Petitions alleging child in need of protection, duties of child welfare agencies and district attorneys, SB 293

      Protective custody, preferences in placing child with relatives, SB 342**

      Sex offenders (See SEX OFFENDERS)

      Standardized practice model to address issues related to child and family services, development urged, SCR 4

      Uniform Representation of Children in Abuse, Neglect, and Custody Proceedings Act, adoption, SB 292

CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES, DIVISION OF (See HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF)

CHILD CARE FACILITIES

      Convention facilities, applicability of laws, AB 420

      Cribs, prohibited acts, penalties, AB 430*

      Employees, background investigations, grounds for termination, AB 89*

      Food establishment regulations inapplicable to facilities, SB 231**

      Licensees, duties regarding certain information concerning employees and residents, AB 89*

      Licenses

             Background investigations, AB 89*

             Denial, suspension or revocation, grounds, AB 89*

             Provisional licenses, grounds for denial, AB 89*

      Residents, background investigations, grounds for removal from facilities, AB 89*

      Violations, penalty, AB 89*

CHILD CUSTODY

      Abduction of child, rebuttable presumption that custody or unsupervised visitation by perpetrator not in best interest of child, AB 59**

      Assistance to relatives providing care for certain children, qualifications, SB 341

      Placement of child, certain relatives to be given preference, SB 342**

      Public assistance, debt for receipt unaffected by custody order, AB 101

      Uniform Representation of Children in Abuse, Neglect, and Custody Proceedings Act, adoption, SB 292

CHILD PORNOGRAPHY (See also SEX OFFENDERS)

      Biological evidence, preservation, AB 279*

      Prohibited acts, penalties, AB 88*, AB 315

      Victims, civil remedy, AB 88*

CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS

      Highway Patrol troopers, training in installation and use required, AB 2

CHILD SUPPORT

      Federal enforcement program, participation by counties, supervision, AB 101*

      Financial institutions, exchange of data, duties, AB 101*

      Hearings

             District courts, review of master’s recommendations, duties, AB 101*

             Masters, duties regarding records, AB 101*

             Telephone or other electronic means, use to conduct hearings, AB 101*

      Interstate Family Support Act, procedures, AB 280*

      Medical support, requirements, AB 101*

      Public assistance, debt for receipt unaffected by support order, AB 101

      Termination of parental rights, certain parental obligations unaffected, AB 500

      Withholding of income, prohibited acts by employers, AB 101*

CHILD VISITATION

      Adoption of certain children, visitation rights, SB 293, AB 364**

      Termination of parental rights, requirements when child placed separate from siblings, AB 364

CHILD WELFARE

      Clark County, integration of health and social services, SB 278**, SB 322

      Debt created upon acceptance unaffected by custody or support orders, AB 101

      Foster care (See FOSTER CARE)

      Interagency committee to evaluate child welfare system, creation, duties, SB 344**

      Legislative Committee on Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice, creation, SB 3**

      Performance audits of governmental facilities for children, AB 103**

      Treatment or services to certain persons, expedited procedures, SB 343**

CHILD WELFARE SERVICES, AGENCIES WHICH PROVIDE

      Abuse or neglect of children (See CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT)

      Adoption, duties (See ADOPTIONS)

      Clark County, supervision of agencies by district health department, SB 322

      Corporal punishment used on pupils, receipt of reports, duties, AB 56**

      Division of Child and Family Services (See HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF)

      Foster care, duties (See FOSTER CARE)

      Interagency committee to evaluate child welfare system, representation, SB 344**

      Money received from non-State sources, acceptance, SB 431**

      Psychotropic drugs, provision to children in Division facilities, duties, SB 293, AB 364**, SCR 4

      Referral of persons for treatment or services, procedures, SB 343**

      Standardized practice model to address issues related to child and family services, development urged, SCR 4

      Vulnerable Youth, Interdisciplinary Committee on, representation, SB 274

CHILDREN (See MINORS)

CHILDREN IN NEED OF SUPERVISION (See also JUVENILE DELINQUENTS)

      Child detained for 24 hours or more, determination regarding placement, SB 86

      Legislative Committee on Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice, creation, SB 3**

      Preference in placement of child, certain relatives to be given, SB 342**

CHILDREN’S CAMPS

      Plumbing code adopted by Public Works Board, compliance, SB 75

CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM

      Applications, establishment of system for electronic submission, SB 4**

      Cigarette tax, use of certain proceeds to fund Program, AB 255

      Database for exchange of information with insurers, establishment, AB 399

CHIROPRACTORS

      ABC coding, use, SB 69, SB 271

      Alternative medicine (See ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE)

      Chiropractic Physicians’ Board of Nevada

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Complaints filed against licensees, retention of records, SB 362*

             Health care records, duties, SB 17*

             Members, qualifications, SB 268*

             Public health information, sharing with other regulatory bodies, SB 268*

             Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Disciplinary action

             Fines, SB 26*

             Operation of unlicensed medical facility, SB 362*

      Elder abuse, training for reporting, requirements, AB 260

      Health care records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Insurance fraud, solicitation of accident victims, AB 57

      Licenses

             Renewal, discounted fees for certain physicians, AB 310

             Summary suspension, procedures, SB 76**

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Unlawful activity, investigations, penalties, SB 364

      Unprofessional conduct, definition, SB 26*

CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE

      Health Division, establishment of COPD Program, SB 220**

      Health insurance and health care plans, notice of noncoverage, AB 438

CHURCHES (See RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS)

CHURCHILL COUNTY (See also COUNTIES)

      Tenth Judicial District, creation, boundary, SB 225

CHURCHILL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (See also SCHOOL DISTRICTS)

      Regional training programs, reorganization, AB 560**

CIGARETTES

      Fire safety standards, requirements, penalties, AB 229*

      Mail or delivery sales, certain laws repealed, SB 48**

      Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act, amendment, SB 372, AB 309*

      Novelty lighters, unlawful sale or distribution, AB 266*

      Programs to prevent, reduce or treat use of tobacco, funding, SB 340*

      Signs warning of dangers to pregnant women, requirements, SB 383

      Smoking, authorized in certain public areas, enforcement of control measures, SB 372, AB 309*

      Taxation (See also SALES AND USE TAXES)

             Collection costs, reimbursement to State and taxpayers, AB 552**

             Increase in rate, use of proceeds for certain health care programs, AB 255

             Internet publication of tax rates, requirements, SB 177

             Overpayments, credit applied to other tax liabilities, AB 23**

      Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, securitization of proceeds, AB 91

CIP LEGISLATION (See also CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS)

      Contents, AB 564**

CITATIONS, TRAFFIC (See TRAFFIC CONTROL)

CITIES

      Abandoned vehicles, removal from public property, constable’s fees, SB 218*

      Affordable housing (See AFFORDABLE HOUSING)

      Boulder City (See BOULDER CITY)

      Building codes (See BUILDING CODES)

      Building permits (See BUILDING PERMITS)

      Buildings

             Industrial or commercial buildings, certain mandates regarding telecommunication services prohibited, SB 258

             Public buildings (See PUBLIC BUILDINGS)

             Vacant buildings, authority to require registration and insurance, AB 66

      Business licenses (See BUSINESS LICENSES)

      Caliente (See CALIENTE, CITY OF)

      Carlin (See CARLIN, CITY OF)

      Carson City (See CARSON CITY)

      Community redevelopment (See COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT)

      Elko (See ELKO, CITY OF)

      Ely (See ELY, CITY OF)

      Energy conservation (See ENERGY CONSERVATION)

      Fallon (See FALLON, CITY OF)

      Fernley (See FERNLEY, CITY OF)

      Finances (See LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCES)

      Franchises (See FRANCHISES)

      Gaming (See also GAMING)

             Lotteries, constitutional prohibition against operation, repeal, AJR 7

             Regulation of governmental entities involved in gaming, AB 218**

      Health boards (See HEALTH, LOCAL BOARDS AND OFFICERS)

      Henderson (See HENDERSON, CITY OF)

      Improvements (See LOCAL IMPROVEMENTS)

      Intergovernmental Relations, Advisory Commission on, creation, SB 375

      Intergovernmental Relations, Interim Technical Advisory Committee for, creation, SB 264**

      Land use planning (See LAND USE PLANNING)

      Las Vegas (See LAS VEGAS, CITY OF)

      Laughlin, incorporation as city on voter approval, AB 383

      Lovelock (See LOVELOCK, CITY OF)

      Mesquite (See MESQUITE, CITY OF)

      Motor vehicles owned by, use of alternative fuels, SB 332**

      North Las Vegas (See NORTH LAS VEGAS, CITY OF)

      Nuisances (See NUISANCES)

      Ordinances (See ORDINANCES)

      Private investigators and related licensees, regulatory authority limited, SB 265*

      Public works (See PUBLIC WORKS)

      Purchasing (See LOCAL GOVERNMENT PURCHASING)

      Reno (See RENO, CITY OF)

      Sentencing, department of alternative sentencing, authority to create, SB 84*

      Smoking laws, authority removed, SB 372

      Sparks (See SPARKS, CITY OF)

      Streets (See STREETS AND ALLEYS)

      Swimming pools, required safety features for newly constructed pools, SB 250

      Traffic control (See TRAFFIC CONTROL)

      Transfer of functions between government bodies, procedures, AB 97**

      Water and sewage (See SEWER SYSTEMS; WATER SYSTEMS)

      Water conservation, authority regarding reuse of graywater, SB 126, AB 363

      Wells (See WELLS, CITY OF)

      West Wendover (See WEST WENDOVER, CITY OF)

      Winnemucca (See WINNEMUCCA, CITY OF)

      Yerington (See YERINGTON, CITY OF)

CITY ATTORNEYS

      Arrested person brought before magistrate, discovery requirements, AB 499*

      Crimes against participants in the legal process, penalties, AB 99

      Criminal gang activity, duties, AB 335*

      Criminal statistical data and information, duties, AB 497

      Incompetent defendants, commitment procedures, AB 264*

      Sentencing decisions in contradiction to statute, recommendations, AB 498

CITY CLERKS

      Elections, duties (See CAMPAIGN PRACTICES; ELECTIONS)

      Quarterly financial statements, duties, SB 203

CITY COUNCILS

      Bill draft requests, procedures, AB 535**

      Building codes, powers, SB 191

      Critical labor shortage, designation of positions, AB 488**

      Election date in certain cities, AB 82, AB 256

      Empowerment schools, membership on teams, AB 336

      Green building tax abatement, receipt of copies of applications, SB 73**

      Intergovernmental Relations, Advisory Commission on, creation, SB 375

      Intergovernmental Relations, Interim Technical Advisory Committee for, creation, SB 264**

      Quarterly financial statements, duties, SB 203

      Reno, election by ward, AB 443

      Sparks, election by ward, SB 213, AB 443

      Tax abatements for certain businesses, notice of applications, AB 30, AB 492**

      Tax distribution study committee, appointment of members, SB 294

      Voting, requirements for certain public bodies, SB 224

CITY-COUNTY RELIEF TAX (See also SALES AND USE TAXES)

      Collection costs, reimbursement to State, AB 552**

      Improvement districts, pledge of tax proceeds, AB 422

      Internet publication of tax rates, requirements, SB 177

      Overpayments, credit applied to other tax liabilities, AB 23**

CITY MANAGERS

      Character, conduct or competence of officer, closed meetings to consider, SB 32

      Green building tax abatement, receipt of copies of applications, SB 73**

      Sparks, duties of City Manager, SB 213

CITY MAYORS

      Election date in certain cities, AB 82, AB 256

      Sparks, selection of Mayor pro tempore, SB 213

CITY OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

      Character, conduct or competence of certain officers, closed meetings to consider, requirements, SB 32

      Collective bargaining (See LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS)

      Consultants, requirements for employment, AB 463

      Empowerment schools, membership on teams, AB 336

      Ethics in government (See ETHICS)

      Financial disclosure statements, requirements, AB 82†, AB 324

      Former officers or employees, restrictions on certain employment, SB 104, SB 160**, AB 463

      Gender identity or expression, discrimination prohibited, AB 184

      Group insurance (See INSURANCE)

      Immigration status of new employees, verification requirements, AB 431, AB 468

      Legal defense funds (See LEGAL DEFENSE FUNDS)

      Lobbying activities, prohibitions and requirements, AB 442

      Retirement (See PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT)

      Transfers of certain employees, procedures, SB 154

      Voting, requirements for certain public bodies, SB 224

CIVIL ACTIONS (See ACTIONS, CIVIL)

CIVIL RIGHTS

      Criminal offenders, expedited process for restoration of rights, SB 238*

      Discrimination (See DISCRIMINATION)

      Sex offenders under lifetime supervision, automatic restoration of rights prohibited, AB 38

CIVIL UNIONS

      Domestic partnerships recognized, procedures, deemed not a marriage, SB 283*

CLARK COUNTY (See also COUNTIES)

      Affordable housing, powers and duties, AB 142, AB 478**

      Aviation, Department of, certain actions urged, SJR 3

      Bus turnouts, construction, SB 173**

      Centennial of creation commemorated, SCR 23

      Child support, participation in federal enforcement program required, AB 101

      Commissioners (See COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)

      Consolidation or reorganization of certain functions, study, AB 494**

      Elected public bodies, action by vote, requirements, SB 224

      Fixed Guideway Corridor, establishment, SB 115, SB 359

      Governmental services tax, use of supplemental tax for operating costs, AB 543**

      Health care facilities, duties concerning nursing services, AB 121*

      Health districts (See HEALTH, LOCAL BOARDS AND OFFICERS)

      Hospitals (See HOSPITALS)

      Housing authorities, formation of regional authorities authorized, AB 478**

      Infrastructure tax, transfer of certain proceeds to State General Fund, AB 321

      Las Vegas Boulevard gaming corridor, boundaries, SB 354, AB 476

      Managed-lanes project, creation, AB 524

      Mojave Desert Advisory Commission, creation, duties, AB 394

      Planning commissions, ethical requirements of members, SB 104, SB 160**

      Police departments, sales tax for support, approval of increase, audit, SB 202

      Property taxes (See PROPERTY TAXES—Local governments)

      Regional facilities for detention of children, financial support, SB 85

      Regional transportation commission (See REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONS)

      Room taxes (See ROOM TAX)

      Spring Mountains, protection of adjacent lands, AB 352**

      Transportation projects, technical correction to certain provisions, AB 518**

      Transportation services for elderly persons or persons with disabilities, exemption from certificate requirement, AB 296*

      Transportation tax, temporary use of proceeds for operating costs, AB 543**

      Vehicle weight limitations, enforcement of laws, SB 243*

CLARK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (See also SCHOOL DISTRICTS)

      Building construction or alteration, review and approval of plans, AB 40*

      Greater Las Vegas After-School All-Stars, appropriation, AB 134

      Regional training programs

             Charter schools, provision of services, SB 164

             Funding, AB 19, AB 563**

             University schools for profoundly gifted pupils, provision of services, SB 164

CLEMENCY BOARD

      Creation, duties, SJR 1

CLERGY (See RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS)

CLINICAL PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS

      ABC coding, use, SB 69, SB 271

      Alternative medicine (See ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE)

      Board (See MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS AND CLINICAL PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS, BOARD OF)

      Co-occurring disorders, treatment, duties, SB 260

      Elder abuse, training for reporting, requirements, AB 260

      Health care records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Licenses

             Out-of-state licensees, alternative method of licensure, SB 297

             Summary suspension, procedures, SB 76**

      Medical facilities operated by, unlicensed operation, effect, SB 362*

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

CLOSE CORPORATIONS (See also CORPORATIONS)

      Qualification requirements, effect of failure to comply, SB 350*

      Records filed with Secretary of State, cancellation, fee, SB 55**

CLOTHING

      Uniforms (See UNIFORMS)

      Unsafe children’s products, prohibited acts, AB 430*

CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS (See ALCOHOL OR DRUG ABUSE; MENTAL ILLNESS, PERSONS WITH)

CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS, COMMITTEE ON

      Composition, SB 260

      Duties, SB 79**, SB 260

      Repeal, SB 79

      Treatment of disorders, receipt of reports, SB 260

COAL (See MINES AND MINERALS)

COCKFIGHTING

      Possession or sale of animal with intent to use in fight prohibited, SB 133, AB 199*

COLLECTION AGENCIES

      Courts, contracts for collection of debts owed to local courts, AB 156

      Taxation (See FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, TAXES ON)

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

      Agreements may supersede certain industrial insurance laws, AB 410**

      Local employees (See LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS)

      State employees, rights, AB 395††

COLLEGE SAVINGS PLANS OF NEVADA

      Nevada College Savings Trust Fund, composition, use, SB 63**, SB 428**

COLLEGES (See NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION)

COLORADO RIVER COMMISSION OF NEVADA

      Hydrokinetic generation project, study, report, SB 339**

      Jurisdiction concerning use of certain water, SB 66**

COMMENDATIONS (See RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS)

COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS (See BUILDINGS)

COMMERCIAL COACHES

      Dealers, audits, SB 89**

      Distributors, audits, licensing and regulation, SB 89**

      Escrows, requirements, SB 89**

      Housing Division, powers and duties, AB 539

      Movement of coach, requirements for special plates eliminated, SB 89**

      Salesmen, license requirements, SB 89**

COMMON-INTEREST COMMUNITIES

      Advisory opinions, petitions for, regulation, SB 182*

      Arbitration of disputes, procedures, AB 381

      Assessments

             Funding plan, assessments authorized, SB 182*, SB 183

             Lien foreclosures, SB 182†, AB 350

             Past due assessments, procedures, AB 204*, AB 350*

             Payments without instructions, application, SB 183

             Reserves, assessments authorized, SB 182*, SB 183

             Special assessments authorized, procedures, installment payments, AB 350

             Tax-exempt property, assessments prohibited, SB 183*

      Audits

             Community managers, duties, AB 108, AB 350**

             Financial statements, SB 183†, AB 311*

             Payment of expenses, SB 182*, SB 183*

             Qualifications of persons conducting, SB 183

             Unit owners, receipt of copy, AB 350

      Books and records

             Copies or summaries, provision to unit owners upon request, AB 350**

             Inspection by unit owners, exemption from requirements, SB 182*, SB 183*, SB 351*

             Location for inspection, restrictions, AB 350**

      Budget

             Board, full disclosure concerning proposed budget required, AB 350

             Contents, SB 351*, AB 108, AB 350

             Inspection by unit owners, location, AB 350**

      Civil actions

             Arbitration of claims, SB 182*

             Construction defects (See CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS)

             Fees or penalties paid in error, action to recover, SB 182*

             Governing documents or state law, failure to comply, action for relief, SB 182*

             Procedural requirements, dismissal of action, SB 182

             Punitive damages, recovery, SB 182*, AB 350**

             Retaliatory action against unit owner, civil remedies, AB 350**

      Common elements

             Bids for projects to be opened during board meeting, SB 253*, AB 350**

             Definition, SB 351

             Duties of association, SB 182*, SB 183

      Community managers (See also PROPERTY MANAGERS)

             Courses of instruction, availability, SB 182*

             Ethical violations, criminal penalties, SB 182*

             Failure to comply with governing documents or state law, remedies, SB 182*

             Fines imposed against manager authorized, amount, SB 253*, AB 350**

             Management agreements, requirements, termination, AB 108, AB 350**

             Money collected, deposit or investment, SB 351*, AB 350**

             Retaliation against or interference with rights of owners prohibited, SB 182*

             Security requirements, SB 182*, SB 183†, AB 108, AB 350**

             Standards of practice, AB 108, AB 350**

             Supervision unnecessary for managers with previous certification, AB 251**

             Temporary certificates, issuance, regulations, SB 182*, SB 183

      Construction penalties

             Effect of imposition, foreclosure of liens, SB 182†, AB 350

             Past-due payments, collection fees authorized, AB 350*

      Contractors, duties regarding renewable energy and energy efficiency, SB 242

      Contractors’ Recovery Fund, reimbursements, AB 215

      Converted building reserve deficit, definition, SB 183*

      Cost-sharing agreements among multiple communities, requirements, SB 261*

      Declaratory orders, petitions for, regulation, SB 182*

      Definition, SB 182†, SB 183†, SB 261*

      Executive boards

             Actions, duty to act in best interest of association, AB 350**

             Bids for projects or services, opening, SB 253*, AB 350**

             Collection of money owed, duties, AB 204*

             Complaints against, procedures, SB 182*

             Election of members, procedures, SB 182*, SB 183*, AB 251**

             Enforcement of governing documents, waiver or refusal prohibited, SB 182

             Ethical violations, criminal penalties, SB 182*

             Financial information, time for review, SB 183*

             Financing services, certain contracts prohibited, SB 182*, SB 183*

             Fines

                   Hearings, restrictions on participation by board members, SB 183*

                   Imposition against board members authorized, amount, AB 350

             Governing documents or state law, failure to comply, remedies, SB 182*

             Meetings, procedures, SB 182*, SB 183*, SB 253*, AB 350**

             Money collected, deposit or investment, SB 351*

             Punitive damages, recovery against members restricted, SB 182*, AB 350**

             Qualifications of members, SB 182*

             Removal of members, SB 182*, SB 183*, SB 351

             Rights of owners, prohibited acts, remedies, SB 182*, AB 350**

             Sanctions imposed by, requirements for protection of owners, SB 182*

             Term of office, SB 183*, AB 350

             Vacancies, procedures for filling, SB 351*

             Voting

                   Ethical requirements, SB 183*, SB 253*, AB 350**

                   Prohibited acts, criminal penalties, SB 182*

             Workshops to prepare for meetings authorized, requirements, SB 351

      Fees charged to enter community to perform certain services or to visitors prohibited, SB 182*

      Fines

             Automatic appeal of certain fines, requirements, waiver, SB 182

             Candidates for executive board, disclosures regarding fines, SB 183

             Commission, authority to impose fines, restrictions, SB 253*, AB 350**

             Executive board members, employees and officers, violations, AB 350

             Lien foreclosures, procedures, SB 182†, AB 350

             Past due fines

                   Collection, SB 183*, AB 204*, AB 350*

                   Interest charged on past due fine prohibited, AB 350**

             Payments, requirements, SB 183*

             Procedural requirements, restrictions on participation by board, SB 183*

             Radar guns, use as basis of fine prohibited, exceptions, SB 183

             Vehicles, restrictions on authority to impose fines for violations, SB 183*

             Violations by tenants or guests, SB 182*, AB 350

      Foreclosure (See Liens against units, this heading)

      Funding plan, assessments authorized, SB 182*, SB 183

      Governing documents

             Conflicts with state law, effect, SB 182*, SB 351

             Declaration, amendment procedure, AB 350

             Description and summary, presentation to potential purchasers, AB 350

             Enforcement, waiver or refusal prohibited, SB 182

             Master-planned communities, requirements, SB 261

             Tariffs, rules and standards of public utilities, governing documents to be consistent with, SB 183†, AB 129*

      Liens against units

             Foreclosure of lien

                   Approval of Commission required, SB 182

                   Notice to association, requirements, AB 361*

                   Prohibitions against, AB 350

                   Purchaser of unit, duties, AB 361*

                   Redemption, SB 183

                   Requests for copy of deed after sale of unit, procedures, AB 361*

             Maintenance or nuisance abatement, lien for costs, AB 361*

             Priority of liens, AB 204*, AB 361*

      Maintenance of unit, authority of association to take certain actions, AB 361*

      Master-planned communities, requirements, SB 183*, SB 261

      Nonresidential condominiums, applicability of laws, SB 261*

      Nuisance abatement, authority of association to take certain actions, AB 361*

      Parking of vehicles, certain restrictions prohibited, SB 183†, AB 129*

      Plats and plans, requirements, SB 261*

      Property held or controlled by declarant, delivery to association, SB 183*

      Publications, contents to include differing viewpoints, immunities, SB 183*

      Regional transportation commissions, authority for certain projects, SB 245**

      Reserve study specialists

             Fines imposed against authorized, amount, SB 253*, AB 350**

             Qualifications, SB 183*

      Reserves

             Funding, SB 182*, SB 183

             Study of reserves, requirements, SB 183†, SB 351*, AB 207**

      Rural agricultural residential communities

             Fees for Office of Ombudsman, exemption, SB 149, AB 207**

             Meetings, applicability of laws, AB 207**

             Study of reserves, AB 207**

      Sales of units

             Agreements to share certain costs, disclosures, SB 261*

             Description and summary of governing documents, presentation to potential purchasers, AB 350

             Disclosures, regulation, SB 183*

             Energy usage of dwellings, disclosures, AB 457

             Foreclosure (See Liens against units, this heading)

             Information statement, contents, SB 351*

             Master-planned communities, disclosures, SB 261

             Public offering statements, contents, AB 350**

             Purchase or reservation of unit, deposits placed in escrow, SB 183**

             Resale packages, contents, SB 253*, AB 350**

             Resales, fees charged to unit owner, SB 183†, SB 253*, AB 350**

      Security walls, maintenance, repair and replacement, SB 68*

      Tenants

             Political signs, display by tenant, SB 182*

             Restrictions on rental or lease of units, SB 183†, SB 253*, AB 350**

             Violations by, SB 182*, AB 350

      Transient commercial use of units, applicability of laws, SB 253*, AB 350**

      Unit owners

             Books and records, inspection, copies, SB 182*, SB 183*, SB 351*, AB 350

             Budget of association, rights regarding proposed budget, AB 350

             Change in use of unit, SB 351*

             Drought tolerant landscaping, authority, SB 182*

             Duties regarding unit, SB 182*, SB 183

             Financial documents, receipt, AB 350

             Political signs, display, conditions, SB 182*

             Rental or lease of unit, restrictions, SB 183†, SB 253*, AB 350**

             Retaliation against or interference with rights prohibited, civil remedies, SB 182*, AB 350**

             Shutters, unreasonable restrictions on use prohibited, SB 216**

             Solar or wind energy systems, restrictions on use, SB 114**, SB 183

             Voting

                   On behalf of owner by certain persons, SB 183*

                   Prohibited acts to alter true outcome of vote, criminal penalties, SB 182*

      Unit-owners’ associations

             Collection fees for past-due obligations authorized, duties, AB 350*

             Contracts for the provision of good or services, right of first refusal regarding renewal, SB 182*

             Cost-sharing agreements among multiple associations, requirements, SB 261*

             Eminent domain, exercise of power prohibited, SB 182*

             Meetings, procedures, SB 182*, AB 350**

             Money collected, deposit or investment, SB 351*

             Officers

                   Actions, duty to act in best interest of association, AB 350**

                   Financing services, contracts with association prohibited, SB 182*, SB 183*

                   Fines imposed against officer authorized, amount, AB 350

                   Governing documents or state law, failure to comply, remedies, SB 182*

                   Punitive damages, recovery against officers restricted, SB 182*, AB 350**

                   Qualifications, SB 182*

                   Rights of owners, prohibited acts, remedies, SB 182*, AB 350**

             Operating account, requirements for withdrawals, SB 183*

             Powers of association, generally, SB 351

      Utilities

             Interruption of service for nonpayment, procedures, SB 182*, SB 183*

             Service vehicles, restrictions on parking prohibited, SB 183†, AB 129*

             Tariffs, rules and standards of public utilities, governing documents to be consistent with, SB 183†, AB 129*

      Vehicles

             Fines for violations, restrictions, SB 183*

             Golf carts and other low emission vehicles, operation, AB 163**

             Inoperable vehicles, restrictions on parking or storage, SB 183†, AB 129

             Motorcycles, restrictions on operation prohibited, SB 183

             Official or service vehicles, certain restrictions prohibited, SB 183†, AB 129*

             Speeding, use of radar gun as basis for penalty prohibited, exceptions, SB 183

      Vetoed bill of the 74th Session, return, AB 396 of the 74th Session

      Violations

             Affidavits alleging violations, referral to Ombudsman, SB 182

             Candidates for executive board, disclosures regarding violations, SB 183

             Civil actions authorized for certain violations, punitive damages, SB 182*

             Complaints and investigations, procedures, prohibited disclosures, SB 182*

             Governing documents, violations of, jurisdiction of Commission, AB 350

             Notice to unit owner required, SB 183*

             Sanctions imposed against unit owners, protections, SB 182*

             Speeding, use of radar gun as basis for penalty prohibited, exceptions, SB 183

             Tenants or guests, violations by, SB 182*, AB 350

      Visitors

             Fees charged to enter community to visitors, prohibition, SB 182*

             Violations by, SB 182*, AB 350

COMMON-INTEREST COMMUNITIES AND CONDOMINIUM HOTELS, COMMISSION ON

      Attorney’s fees in proceedings brought before Commission, SB 182†, AB 350

      Audit or review of financial statements of association, regulation, SB 183

      Community managers, duties, SB 182**, SB 183†, AB 251**, AB 350**

      Composition, qualifications, SB 182*

      Construction penalties, automatic appeals, SB 182

      Financial institution located outside State, duties, SB 351*

      Fines

             Automatic appeals, SB 182

             Imposition, authority, amount, SB 253*, AB 350**

      Foreclosure of liens against units, approval, SB 182

      Hearing officers, appointment, SB 182*

      Past due obligations, collection fees, regulation, AB 350**

      Petitions for declaratory orders and advisory opinions, requirements, SB 182*

      Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Sales of units, regulations, SB 183*

      Violation of governing documents, jurisdiction, AB 350

COMMON-INTEREST COMMUNITIES AND CONDOMINIUM HOTELS, OMBUDSMAN FOR OWNERS IN

      Affidavits alleging violations, referral to Ombudsman, procedures, SB 182

      Fees, exemption for certain communities, SB 149, AB 207**

COMMUNICABLE DISEASES (See DISEASES)

COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF SOUTHERN NEVADA

      Appropriation, AB 553

COMMUNITY COLLEGES (See NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION)

COMMUNITY LAND TRUSTS

      Creation authorized, powers, taxation, AB 506

COMMUNITY PROPERTY

      Definition, SB 277*

      Domestic partnerships, applicability of laws, SB 283*

      Nontestamentary trusts, distribution, SB 287*

      Testamentary trusts, distribution, SB 277*

COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT

      Las Vegas, date of termination of redevelopment plans, AB 94

      Legislative study, SCR 38

      Prevailing wage laws, certain construction contracts exempt, AB 195, AB 298

      Redevelopment agencies

             Authority to make loans, AB 94

             Property tax revenue

                   Allocation, AB 458††

                   Audit of use of revenues received, AB 397

             Reports to Legislature and governing bodies, AB 397

      School improvements, use of redevelopment revolving fund authorized, AB 397

      Tourism improvement districts, inclusion within redevelopment area, AB 94

COMMUNITY SERVICE AS PENALTY OR RESTITUTION

      Free periodicals, taking excessive number with unlawful intent, penalty, AB 257††

      Parole secured by surety bond, conditions, SB 221

      Problem gambling, service in lieu of paying certain treatment costs, AB 102*

      Professional discipline, applicability of Good Samaritan Law, SB 268*

COMPACTS WITH OTHER STATES (See INTERSTATE COMPACTS)

COMPLEMENTARY INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE (See also ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE)

      Regulation of practice, SB 69

COMPUTERS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

      Children’s Health Insurance Program, electronic application system, SB 4**

      Data collectors, electronic transfer of personal information, duties, SB 227*

      E-mail (See E-MAIL)

      Electronic documents (See ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS)

      Electronic notaries public, appointment, prohibited acts, SB 92**

      Gaming devices, regulation of control programs, SB 83**

      Hydrologic database, creation, SB 347

      Internet (See INTERNET)

      Local government purchasing, preferences for local bidders, AB 147††

      Low-income housing database, creation, AB 139**

      Marriage, persons authorized to solemnize, creation of database, SB 130*

      Medicaid, electronic application system, SB 4**

      Pharmacies, operation of remote sites, satellite consultation sites and telepharmacies, AB 370**

      Physician assistants, remote supervision, SB 364

      Prescription drugs, computerized tracking system, requirements, AB 326**

      Prisoners, use of electronic communication devices authorized, limitations, AB 34

      Recycling programs, AB 426**

      Retail sales, prohibitions, duties of retailers and manufacturers, AB 426

      Schools and school districts

             Academic standards for computer education, requirements, SB 163*

             Appropriation, AB 19, AB 563**

             Bullying and cyber-bullying, prohibited acts, SB 163*, AB 5

             Grants for educational technology, SB 330, SB 379, AB 19

             Hardware, waiver of expenditure requirements, SB 56, AB 13**

             Instructional software, minimum expenditure requirements, AB 429**

      Tasers, establishment of database of use by peace officers required, AB 273

      Taxation, Department of, duties, SCR 37

      Technological crimes (See TECHNOLOGICAL CRIMES)

CONCEALED FIREARMS (See also FIREARMS)

      Retired peace officers, certification to carry, procedure, AB 230*

CONDOMINIUM HOTELS

      Plats and plans, requirements, SB 261*

CONDOMINIUMS (See also COMMON-INTEREST COMMUNITIES)

      Recycling containers, placement, regulation, SB 137*

CONFIDENTIAL AND PRIVILEGED INFORMATION

      Arbitral organizations, duties, AB 381††

      Common-interest communities, prohibited disclosures, SB 182*, AB 108, AB 350**

      Deceptive trade practices, information obtained during investigations, AB 90*

      Gaming Commission, Nevada, certain information deemed privileged, SB 83**

      Gaming Control Board, State, certain information deemed privileged, SB 83**

      Genetic marker testing of certain offenders, SB 178, AB 234

      Homeland security, assessments and emergency response plans, AB 284

      Judicial Discipline, Commission on, proceedings, SB 93, AB 496*

      Legal and judicial personnel, unlawful use of restricted information concerning, penalty, AB 99

      Medical facilities, reports of sentinel events, SB 319*, AB 206**

      Medical records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Mortgage lending, requirements, AB 523*

      Motor vehicle accidents, reports regarding, AB 57

      Motor vehicle insurance verification system, SB 312*, AB 21

      Public health emergencies, restrictions on release of certain information, temporary suspension of confidentiality laws, AB 112

      Residential mortgage loan originators, information concerning, AB 523*

      Subdivided land sales, information regarding licensees and permittees, AB 71**

      Trichomonosis, notices exempt from confidentiality requirements, AB 242**

      Trust company documents submitted to Division, SB 310*, SB 365*

      Unfair trade practices, evidence of Attorney General, AB 95

      Viatical settlements, SB 388, SB 426*

      Victims of certain offenses, identifying information, AB 61**, AB 126, AB 325*

CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE DEPARTMENT OF

      Director

             Legislative confirmation of appointment required, AB 293

             Off-Highway Vehicles, Commission on, duties, SB 394**

             Temporary advances from State General Fund, procedures, AB 562**

      Environmental Protection, Division of

             Computers and other electronics, duties, AB 426**

             Electric utility resource plans, party to public hearings, AB 402*

             Grants for projects for cleanup of solid waste, SB 397

             Occupational Safety and Health Review Board, consultations, SB 288

             Plastic bag fees, duties, SB 397

             Recycling containers placed on certain premises, regulation, SB 137

             Safe Drinking Water Act, authority to subgrant set-aside programs, SB 37**

             Tires, facilities for processing or recycling, duties, SB 186*

             Truckee River watershed monitoring program, duties, SCR 2

      Forestry, Division of (See also FORESTER FIREWARDEN, STATE)

             Central reporting unit, authorized expenditures, SB 431**

             Conservation camps, duties, AB 78**

             Firefighting vehicles, expenditures for operation and maintenance, SB 431**

             Tonopah Conservation Camp, supplemental appropriation, SB 402

      Incentives to encourage use of clean vehicles, requirements, SB 332**

      Mojave Desert Advisory Commission, assistance, AB 394

      Public schools, consultations regarding cleaning products used in, SB 185**

      Records (See PUBLIC RECORDS)

      State Lands, Division of

             Lake Tahoe bond issue, duties, AB 18**, AB 526

             Las Vegas, acceptance of improvements to certain school trust land for use as parking lot required, SB 300**

             Lease of state land, applicability of laws to certain agreements, SB 222

             Sierra Fire Protection District, transfer of certain land to, SB 94**

      State Parks, Division of

             Account for Maintenance of State Parks, sources, AB 550

             California Trail Wayside Sites, reversion of prior funding extended, SB 215**

             Commercial wedding programs, establishment in state parks, AB 550

             Drug screening tests for certain employees, procedures, SB 47

             Paleontological sites, protection and development, duties, AB 289*

             Projects and structures, exemptions from Public Works Board authority, SB 42

             Rangers and other peace officers, occupational disease benefits, appropriation, AB 214**

             Renewable energy projects, feasibility study, duties, SB 152**

      Water pollution control, award of subgrants authorized, SB 37**

      Water protests filed with State Engineer, requirements, AB 276

      Water Resources, Division of (See also WATER)

             State Engineer (See STATE ENGINEER)

             Water supplier rate changes, procedures, AB 376

CONSERVATION CAMPS (See also PRISONS AND PRISONERS)

      Establishment, requirements, AB 78**

      Supplemental appropriations, SB 402, AB 557**

CONSERVATION EASEMENTS

      Paleontological sites, protection and development, AB 289*

CONSTABLES (See also PEACE OFFICERS)

      Abandoned vehicles, removal from public property, fees, SB 218*

      Execution of civil judgments, authority, fees, SB 218†, AB 491††

      Vehicle registrations, authority, SB 218*, AB 291

CONSTITUTION, UNITED STATES

      Equal Rights Amendment, ratification, AJR 3

      Tenth Amendment, sovereignty of State claimed, AJR 15

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, NEVADA

      Budget, time for submission by Governor, SJR 6, AJR 6

      Education tax rebates to parents or guardians of private school pupils, AJR 4

      Eminent domain, procedures, AJR 3 of the 74th Session

      Initiative petitions

             Affidavits, requirement removed, SJR 1 of the 74th Session, SJR 3 of the 74th Session

             Public revenue, voter approval of petitions creating or increasing, AJR 2

             Signatures, SJR 3 of the 74th Session, AJR 1‡, AJR 16

             Time for submission of statewide initiative to Secretary of State, SJR 6, AJR 6

      Judicial Department

             District court judges, appointment initially, retention by election, SJR 2 of the 74th Session

             Intermediate Appellate Court

                   Creation, SJR 9 of the 74th Session

                   Judges, appointment initially, retention by election, SJR 2 of the 74th Session

             Judicial Performance, Commission on, creation, SJR 2 of the 74th Session

             Judicial Selection, Commission on, nomination of judges and justices, SJR 2 of the 74th Session

             Supreme Court justices, appointment initially, retention by election, SJR 2 of the 74th Session

      Legislature

             Adjournment, time for, SJR 6, AJR 6

             Allowances for periodicals and communications, AJR 6

             Annual sessions, SJR 6, AJR 6

             Budget, preparation and consideration, SJR 6, AJR 6

             Reapportionment between decennial censuses, authorization, AJR 13

             Salary, number of days received, SJR 6, AJR 6

             Special sessions

                   Convening on legislative petition, AJR 5

                   Limit on duration and consideration of matters, AJR 5

             Term limits, removal, SJR 10

      Lotteries, prohibition against operation by State or local entities, repeal, AJR 7

      Pardons Commissioners, State Board of, elimination, duties transferred to Clemency Board, SJR 1

      Referendum petitions

             Affidavits, requirement removed, SJR 1 of the 74th Session, SJR 3 of the 74th Session

             Signatures, AJR 1‡, AJR 16

      Tax and Spending Control for Nevada, AJR 12

      University Regents, appointment by Governor, SJR 4 of the 74th Session

      Voters, residency requirements, SJR 3 of the 74th Session

CONSTRUCTION CAMPS

      Plumbing code adopted by Public Works Board, compliance, SB 75

CONSTRUCTION CONTROLS

      Licensure as escrow agent or agency required, AB 513

CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS

      Attorney for claimant, duties, grounds for dismissal of action, SB 349, AB 215

      Attorney’s fees, recovery prohibited, SB 349, AB 215

      Common-interest communities, commencement of civil action, SB 182

      Court fees, AB 65**

      Definition, SB 349, AB 215

      Limitation of actions, SB 337, AB 215

CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS AT RISK

      Public Works Board, State, temporary exemption from contract laws, AB 174**

CONSUMER ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE SERVICES ACT

      Adoption, SB 296

CONSUMER AFFAIRS DIVISION (See BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY, DEPARTMENT OF)

CONSUMER FINANCE COMPANIES

      Licensure and regulation, AB 513**

CONSUMER FRAUD (See FRAUD)

CONSUMER HEALTH ASSISTANCE, OFFICE FOR

      Appropriation, SB 157

      Complaints against facilities and professionals, duties, SB 157, AB 206**

      Consumer, definition expanded, AB 122††

      Drug manufacturers and wholesalers, receipt of reports, duties, SB 211

      Health insurance and health care plans

             Basic coverage policies and plans, duties, AB 346

             Consumer complaints, duties, SB 157

             Notice of noncoverage for certain diseases, receipt of reports, duties, AB 438

      Hospital Patients, Bureau for

             Disputes between patients and hospitals, duties, AB 122††

             Supplemental appropriation, AB 534**

      Regulations, authority to adopt, AB 122††

CONSUMER’S ADVOCATE

      Children’s products, duties regarding health or safety hazards, AB 430

      Deceptive trade practices, duties, AB 482**, AB 561**

      Revolving account for investigations, creation, AB 482**, AB 561**

CONTAGIOUS DISEASES (See DISEASES)

CONTRACTORS

      Action to require owners to perform certain duties authorized, AB 131

      Agreements with owners, applicability of laws, AB 131, AB 215

      Building codes (See BUILDING CODES)

      Change orders, time for consideration, AB 131

      Claim or right for damages waived for failure to comply with notice, AB 131

      Complaints filed against

             Disclosure of information to public, SB 50

             False complaints, penalty for filing, SB 50

      Construction defects (See CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS)

      Disciplinary action, grounds

             Diversion of money or property, exception to prohibitions, AB 131

             False denial of amount due or of validity of claim for materials or services rendered, SB 151*

             Manufactured buildings, unlawful construction or repair, SB 89**

             Plumbing code violations, SB 75

      Diversion of money due subcontractor to offset other debt of subcontractor, requirements, AB 131

      Independent contractors (See INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS)

      Industrial insurance (See INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE)

      Liability insurance, requirements, penalties, AB 215

      Licenses

             Denial, suspension or revocation, grounds, SB 151*

             Exemptions, certain services performed following disaster, SB 127*

             Issuance, proof of insurance or ability to self-insure required, AB 215

             Renewal, requirements, SB 288†, AB 215

             Summary suspension, procedures, SB 76**

      Mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens (See LIENS)

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Occupational safety and health (See OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH)

      Payment relations between contractors, owners, suppliers and subcontractors, applicability of laws to certain agreements, AB 131

      Plumbers employed by contractors, requirements, AB 411

      Property owners working on own residence, applicability of laws, SB 50

      Public works (See PUBLIC WORKS)

      Recovery Fund

             Assessments, AB 215

            Eligibility of owner to recover against any contractor, AB 215

             Limit on amount of payment that may be awarded, AB 215

             Repayment of certain claims against Fund by contractor, effect of failure to comply, SB 151*

             Subcontractors or materialmen, recovery by owner following certain payments to, SB 151*

      Renewable energy and energy efficiency upgrades and mortgages, duties, SB 242

      Retention amounts, date due for payment, interest, recovery, AB 131

      Scrap metal, prohibited acts, AB 233**

      State Contractors’ Board

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Complaints against contractors, disclosure of information, SB 50

             Members, qualifications, SB 268*

             Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Stopping work or terminating agreement, notice, recovery of payments, AB 131

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

      Manufacturing unlawfully, duties of certain agencies regarding removal or remediation, SB 60**

      Marijuana (See MARIJUANA)

      Methamphetamine (See METHAMPHETAMINE)

      Negligent treatment of child, acts constituting, AB 337

      Prescriptions (See PRESCRIPTIONS)

      Trafficking

             Eligibility for drug abuse treatment before sentencing, AB 47

             Reduction or suspension of sentence for assisting in investigation or prosecution of another, AB 168**

CONVENTION FACILITIES

      Child care facilities, applicability of laws, AB 420

      Smoking on premises, when allowed, SB 372, AB 309*

COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS, PUBLIC AGENCIES

      Clark County, construction of bus turnouts, SB 173**

      Financial Institutions, Division of, authority to enter certain agreement, SB 310*

      Hospitals, disproportionate share payments by certain counties, SB 382

      Immigration, enforcement of federal laws, duties of Attorney General, AB 468

      Paleontological sites, protection and development, AB 289*

      Regional transportation commissions, SB 245**

      State Hygienic Laboratory and branch laboratories, AB 137**

      Washoe County, creation of flood management authority, SB 175**

COOPERATIVE EXTENSION PROGRAMS

      Tax levy, use of portion of proceeds for senior services, AB 375

CORONERS

      Aged persons, abuse, neglect, exploitation or isolation, duties, AB 260, AB 461*

      Autopsies, acts constituting practice of medicine, SB 269*

      Dental records of unidentified dead bodies, receipt, duties, SB 28**

      Emergency response employees, notification of possible exposure to infectious disease, AB 16**

      Vehicles, license plates, AB 109**

CORPORAL PUNISHMENT

      School pupils, reports, investigations, AB 56**

CORPORATIONS

      Accounting services (See also ACCOUNTANTS)

             Regulation, SB 335**

      Annual list, notice of fees, SB 55**

      Appraisal management companies, registration and regulation, AB 287*

      Assumed or fictitious name, doing business under, requirements, SB 350*

      Dissolution

             Court proceedings, place, SB 350*

             Revocation of charter, procedure following, SB 55

      Educational management corporations, relationships with charter schools, AB 421

      Foreign corporations

             Annual statement, contents, SB 350*

             Domestication, procedures, owner liability, SB 55**

             Qualification requirements, effect of failure to comply, SB 350*

      Gaming, effect of finding of unsuitability of stockholders, SB 83

      List of owners of record, duties, SB 55**

      Manufactured building distributors, requirements, SB 89**

      Mergers, conversions or exchanges, rights of dissenting owners, SB 350*

      Records filed with Secretary of State, cancellation, fee, SB 55**

      Registered agents (See REGISTERED AGENTS)

      State business license (See BUSINESS LICENSES)

      State business portal, creation, AB 146*

      Stockholders’ creditors, action for recovery against stock, SB 55**

      Technical corrections to corporation laws, SB 350*

CORPORATIONS SOLE (See also CORPORATIONS)

      Dissolution following revocation of charter, procedures, SB 55

      Formation of new entities prohibited, SB 55**, SB 334

      Qualification requirements, effect of failure to comply, SB 350

      Records filed with Secretary of State, cancellation, fee, SB 55**

CORPSES (See DEAD BODIES)

CORRECTIONS, DEPARTMENT OF

      Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice, duties, AB 497*

      Co-occurring disorders, treatment programs and finances, review, SB 260

      Conservation camps, duties, AB 78**

      Debts owed Department by offenders, collection procedures, AB 271

      Director, Legislative confirmation of appointment required, AB 293

      Electronic communication devices used by prisoners, duties, AB 34

      Employees (See also STATE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES)

             Co-occurring disorders, training requirements, SB 260

             Criminal investigators, peace officer powers, SB 44**

             Drug screening tests, procedures, SB 47

             Emergency response employees, notification of possible exposure to infectious disease, AB 16**

             Inspector General, peace officer powers, SB 44**

             Maximum number of prisoners to be supervised, guidelines, AB 385

             Medical emergency response and reporting, training, AB 473††

             Minimum staffing levels in institutions and facilities, establishment, AB 385

      Evaluation of certain offenders, duties, AB 279

      Genetic marker testing, postconviction petitions, duties, AB 179*, AB 279

      Parole (See also PAROLE)

             Authority of Director to grant, duties, review of practices, AB 424

             Photographs of victims, certain duties removed, AB 424

             Violators, confinement in facility or institution, AB 259**, AB 514

      Prisons (See PRISONS AND PRISONERS)

      Privately-run facilities or institutions, duties, reimbursement of costs, AB 385**

      Probation violators and certain other offenders

             Confinement in facility or institution, AB 259**, AB 514

             Intermediate sanction facilities, establishment, reports, SB 398

      Reentry Programs, Fund for, duties, SB 236**

      Residential confinement of certain felons, duties, AB 259**, AB 514

      Sex offenders, duty to provide certain data removed, AB 81*

      Statistical data and information, duties, AB 497*

      Supplemental appropriation, AB 557**

COSMETOLOGY

      Cosmetologist’s apprentices, qualifications, AB 202**

      Definitions of aesthetician and cosmetologist revised, AB 202**

      Licenses

             Aestheticians, qualifications, AB 202*

             Instructors, qualifications, AB 202*

             Nail technologists, qualifications, AB 202*

             Renewal, continuing education requirements, AB 202*

             Summary suspension, procedures, SB 76**

      Manicurists redesignated as nail technologists, AB 202**

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Pedicures, use of fish authorized, regulations, AB 171

      Schools of cosmetology

             Instructors, qualifications, AB 202*

             Student work on paying customers, requirements, AB 202**

      State Board of Cosmetology

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Members, qualifications, SB 268*, AB 150

             Public health information, sharing with other regulatory bodies, SB 268*

             Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

             Tanning establishments, duties, AB 150

             Threading, reports to Legislature, AB 202**

      Threading, registration requirements, inspection of facilities, AB 202**

COUNSELORS

      Alternative medicine (See ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE)

      Attorneys (See ATTORNEYS AT LAW)

      Clinical professional counselors (See CLINICAL PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS)

      Health care records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Marriage and family (See MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS)

      Problem gambling (See PROBLEM GAMBLING COUNSELORS)

      Psychologists (See PSYCHOLOGISTS)

      School personnel (See SCHOOLS, PUBLIC)

      Sex Workers, Office of Ombudsman for, duties, SB 369

      Substance abuse (See ALCOHOL OR DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS)

COUNTIES

      Abandoned vehicles, removal from public property, constable’s fees, SB 218*

      Affordable housing (See AFFORDABLE HOUSING)

      Aged persons, establishment of all-inclusive care programs, AB 263*

      Building codes (See BUILDING CODES)

      Building permits (See BUILDING PERMITS)

      Buildings

             Industrial or commercial buildings, certain mandates regarding telecommunication services prohibited, SB 258

             Public buildings (See PUBLIC BUILDINGS)

      Business licenses (See BUSINESS LICENSES)

      Carson City (See CARSON CITY)

      Child support, participation in federal enforcement program, AB 101*

      Churchill (See CHURCHILL COUNTY)

      Clark (See CLARK COUNTY)

      Dillon’s Rule, study of abolishment, SB 264**

      Douglas (See DOUGLAS COUNTY)

      Elko (See ELKO COUNTY)

      Energy conservation (See ENERGY CONSERVATION)

      Eureka (See EUREKA COUNTY)

      Finances (See LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCES)

      Franchises (See FRANCHISES)

      Gaming (See also GAMING)

             Lotteries, constitutional prohibition against operation, repeal, AJR 7

             Regulation of governmental entities involved in gaming, AB 218**

      Garbage, unlawful dumping control programs authorized, AB 353*

      Health boards (See HEALTH, LOCAL BOARDS AND OFFICERS)

      Humboldt (See HUMBOLDT COUNTY)

      Improvements (See LOCAL IMPROVEMENTS)

      Intergovernmental Relations, Advisory Commission on, creation, SB 375

      Intergovernmental Relations, Interim Technical Advisory Committee for, creation, SB 264**

      Land use planning (See LAND USE PLANNING)

      Lincoln (See LINCOLN COUNTY)

      Mineral (See MINERAL COUNTY)

      Motor vehicles owned by, use of alternative fuels, SB 332**

      Nuisances (See NUISANCES)

      Nye (See NYE COUNTY)

      Ordinances (See ORDINANCES)

      Parks (See PARKS)

      Private investigators and related licensees, regulatory authority limited, SB 265*

      Public works (See PUBLIC WORKS)

      Purchasing (See LOCAL GOVERNMENT PURCHASING)

      Recreation areas (See RECREATION AREAS AND FACILITIES)

      Recycling program, placement of containers on certain premises, SB 137*

      Roads (See HIGHWAYS AND ROADS)

      Smoking laws, authority removed, SB 372

      Storey (See STOREY COUNTY)

      Swimming pools, required safety features for newly constructed pools, SB 250

      Traffic control (See TRAFFIC CONTROL)

      Transfer of functions between government bodies, procedures, AB 97**

      Washoe (See WASHOE COUNTY)

      Water and sewage (See SEWER SYSTEMS; WATER SYSTEMS)

      Water conservation, authority regarding reuse of graywater, SB 126, AB 363

      White Pine (See WHITE PINE COUNTY)

COUNTY ASSESSORS

      Accounts for technology upgrades, sources, SB 200, AB 205**

      Property tax, duties (See PROPERTY TAXES)

      Renewable energy facilities tax abatement, receipt of documents, AB 522**

COUNTY AUDITORS

      Organization of county offices in smaller counties, procedure, AB 415**

      Property tax rolls, duties, SB 255

      Reports to State Controller, certain duties removed, SB 63**

COUNTY CLERKS

      Business entities doing business under fictitious name, duties, SB 350*

      District court clerks, duties (See DISTRICT COURT CLERKS)

      Elections, duties (See CAMPAIGN PRACTICES; ELECTIONS)

      Electronic notaries public, duties, SB 92**

      Marriage, duties (See MARRIAGE)

      Organization of county offices in smaller counties, procedure, AB 415**

      White Pine County, ex officio County Treasurer, AB 415†, AB 419

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

      Bill draft requests, procedures, AB 535**

      Building codes, powers, SB 191

      Business tax abatements, receipt of documents, AB 30, AB 492**

      Clark County

             Agencies which provide child welfare services, oversight, SB 322

             Fire department districts, transports to medical facilities, reports, AB 225**

             Integrated system for health and social services, duties, SB 322

             Laughlin, incorporation, duties, AB 383

             Mojave Desert Advisory Commission, appointment of member, AB 394

             Other employment prohibited, exception, SB 11

             Sales tax increase, duties, SB 202

             Tax distribution study committee, appointment of member, SB 294

      Critical labor shortage, designation of positions, AB 488**

      Dillon’s Rule, study of abolishment, SB 264**

      Genetic marker testing, funds for, authority to accept gifts and grants, AB 105**

      Green building tax abatement, receipt of copies of applications, SB 73**

      Health districts in less populous counties, establishment, procedures, SB 278

      Hospital care provided to indigent persons, payments, reports, AB 379

      Intergovernmental Relations, Advisory Commission on, creation, SB 375

      Intergovernmental Relations, Interim Technical Advisory Committee for, creation, SB 264**

      Masters, board’s authority to set compensation, AB 63**

      Nye County, appointment to Mojave Desert Advisory Commission, AB 394

      Organization of county offices in smaller counties, authority, AB 415**

      Public administrators, filling of vacancies in certain counties, SB 194**

      Renewable energy facilities tax abatement, duties, AB 522**

      Voting, requirements for certain public bodies, SB 224

      Washoe County

             Flood management projects, authority, SB 175**

             Governmental services tax, imposition of supplemental tax, AB 543**

             Real estate transactions by fair and recreation board, authority, SB 190*

             Tax distribution study committee, appointment of member, SB 294

      Water protests filed with State Engineer, requirements, AB 276

      Weed control districts, levy of assessments made discretionary, SB 219**

COUNTY DEPARTMENTS OF ALTERNATIVE SENTENCING

      Supervision of probationers, authority, AB 367

COUNTY HOSPITALS (See HOSPITALS)

COUNTY MANAGERS

      Character, conduct or competence, closed meetings to consider, SB 32

COUNTY MOTOR VEHICLE FUEL TAX (See also MOTOR VEHICLE FUEL TAXES)

      Internet publication of tax rates, requirements, SB 177

      Procedures to impose, increase, decrease or repeal tax, SB 264†, AB 86, AJR 12

      Washoe County, imposition of additional taxes, procedures, SB 201**

COUNTY OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

      Character, conduct or competence of certain officers, closed meetings to consider, requirements, SB 32

      Collective bargaining (See LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS)

      Consultants, requirements for employment, AB 463

      Ethics in government (See ETHICS)

      Financial disclosure statements, requirements, AB 82†, AB 324

      Former officers or employees, restrictions on certain employment, SB 104, SB 160**, AB 463

      Gender identity or expression, discrimination prohibited, AB 184

      Group insurance (See INSURANCE)

      Immigration status of new employees, verification requirements, AB 431, AB 468

      Legal defense funds (See LEGAL DEFENSE FUNDS)

      Lobbying activities, prohibitions and requirements, AB 442

      Organization of county offices in smaller counties, procedure, AB 415**

      Retirement (See PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT)

      Transfers of certain employees, procedures, SB 154

      Voting, requirements for certain public bodies, SB 224

COUNTY RECORDERS

      Armed Forces certificates of discharge or release, duties, SB 71

      Fees for filing certain documents, duties, use, AB 65**

      Homestead declaration, duties, SB 67*

      Organization of county offices in smaller counties, procedure, AB 415**

      Recording of instruments (See RECORDING OF INSTRUMENTS)

COUNTY ROADS (See HIGHWAYS AND ROADS)

COUNTY TREASURERS

      Clark County, duties, AB 543**

      Court fees, duties, AB 65**

      Genetic marker testing, fund for, duties, AB 105**, AB 277

      Green building tax abatement, receipt of copies of applications, SB 73**

      Health district, appointment as ex officio treasurer in certain counties, SB 278

      Marriage fees, duties, SB 14**, AB 262

      Property tax credits for senior citizens and persons with disabilities, duties, SB 282

      Recording fees, duties regarding certain fees, AB 65**

      Reentry Programs, Fund for, duties, SB 236

      Renewable energy facilities tax abatement, receipt of documents, AB 522**

      Reports to State Controller, certain duties removed, SB 63**

      Room tax, duties regarding certain counties, AB 541, Initiative Petition 1**

      Washoe County, duties, AB 543**

      White Pine County

             County Clerk ex officio County Treasurer, AB 415†, AB 419

             Duties, AB 329**

COURT ADMINISTRATOR

      Allocation and use of proceeds of administrative assessments, AB 531**

      Collection of assessments, fines, fees or restitution, duties, AB 271

      Crimes against participants in the legal process, penalties, AB 99

      Debts owed to local courts, duties, AB 156, AB 271

      Foreclosure Mediation, Account for, duties, AB 65**

      Foreclosure sales, homeowner’s request for mediation, duties, AB 149**

      Foster home placements of certain children, duties, SB 86

      Judicial Education Program, transfers of money, SB 431**

      Specialty court programs, allocation of certain liquor tax proceeds, AB 277

      Statistical data and information, duties, AB 497*

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES

      District court filing fees, imposition and use in certain counties, AB 65**

      Nevada CASA Association, issuance of license plates supporting, SB 329

COURT COSTS AND FEES

      Collection of fees due courts, procedures, AB 156, AB 271

      Filing fees, imposition of additional fees, use of proceeds, AB 65**, AB 461

      Legislature, liability for fees in actions prohibited, AB 535**

      Payments by credit or debit cards, convenience fees, AB 548**

      Public records, fees for providing copies, SB 93

COURT REPORTERS

      Certificates and licenses

             Disciplinary action, AB 509*

             Examination for certification, qualifications, AB 509*

             Summary suspension, procedures, SB 76**

      Certified Court Reporters’ Board of Nevada

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Members, qualifications, SB 268*

             Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Crimes against participants in the legal process, penalties, AB 99

      Justice courts, authority to use sound recording equipment, SB 34**

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Practice of court reporting, acts constituting, AB 509*

COURTS

      Business courts (See BUSINESS COURTS)

      Crimes against participants in the legal process, penalties, AB 99

      District courts (See DISTRICT COURTS)

      Family courts (See FAMILY COURTS)

      Intermediate Appellate Court, creation, SJR 9 of the 74th Session

      Justice courts (See JUSTICE COURTS)

      Juvenile courts (See JUVENILE COURTS)

      Municipal courts (See MUNICIPAL COURTS)

      Supreme Court (See SUPREME COURT)

COVENANTS

      Common-interest communities (See COMMON-INTEREST COMMUNITIES)

      Solar or wind energy systems, use, SB 114**, SB 183

CRANE OPERATORS

      Certification, experience or training requirements, AB 208*

CREDIT CARDS AND DEBIT CARDS

      Credit card debt

             Collection, procedures, entry of judgment, AB 472**

             Subsequent purchasers of outstanding debt, applicability of laws, AB 472**

      Data collectors, electronic transfer of personal information, duties, SB 227*

      Description of card, laws clarified for purposes of crimes, SB 223*

      Governmental entities, acceptance of payments, convenience fees, AB 548**

      Prepaid or stored value cards, procedures relating to criminal use, SB 82**

      Retail installment sales (See RETAIL INSTALLMENT SALES)

      Sales receipts, printing certain information on receipt prohibited, AB 389**

      School courses in financial responsibility, requirements, SB 317**, AB 505

CREDIT COUNSELING

      Debt-Management Services Act, Uniform, adoption, SB 355*

CREDIT REPORTS

      Attorney General, duties, AB 561

      Medical bills, consideration of certain unpaid or unsettled bills restricted, AB 418

CREDIT SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

      Deceptive trade practices (See TRADE REGULATIONS AND PRACTICES)

      Mortgage Lending, Division of, duties, AB 561**

      Registration, effect of failure to register, AB 22

CREDIT UNIONS

      Child support enforcement, exchange of data, duties, AB 101*

      Common-interest unit-owners’ associations, notice of certain actions, AB 361

      Customer records, disclosure to governmental agencies, SB 101**

      Execution, procedures, immunities, AB 491††

      Mortgages (See MORTGAGES)

      Motor vehicle self-insurers, establishment of certain trust accounts, SB 138

      Residential mortgage loan originators, licensure and regulation, AB 523*

      State money

             Deposits in out-of-state financial institutions, requirements, AB 60**

             Linked Deposit Program, establishment, AB 451††

      Taxation (See FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, TAXES ON)

      Technological crimes, disclosure of financial information, requirements, SB 82

CREMATION

      Direct cremation, summary suspension of licenses, SB 76**

CRIME AGAINST A CHILD (See also SEX OFFENDERS)

      Genetic marker testing of offender, court order unnecessary, AB 105**

      Identifying information of offender, submission to Central Repository, AB 105**

      Lifetime supervision, offenders subject to, AB 238

      Prostitution (See PROSTITUTION)

CRIME AGAINST NATURE, SOLICITATION OF MINOR TO ENGAGE IN

      Biological evidence, preservation, AB 279*

      Genetic marker testing of offender upon arrest required, SB 178, AB 234

      Sex offenders (See SEX OFFENDERS)

CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS (See also specific crimes)

      Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation or Isolation of Older Persons, Statewide Central Registry, unlawful release of information, AB 8

      Administrative assessments (See ADMINISTRATIVE ASSESSMENTS)

      Alternative medicine practitioners, failure to make certain disclosures, SB 296

      Animals

             Breeders of cats or dogs, unlawful acts, SB 241

             Possession or sale with intent to use in fight, SB 133, AB 199*

             Restraint devices or pens, unlawful acts regarding dogs, SB 132*

             Wildlife taken, possessed or sold in foreign jurisdiction, unlawful acts, AB 77

      Bicycles, unlawful acts, AB 247*

      Bomb squads and bomb technicians, preventing or obstructing, SB 144

      Business Ombudsman, obstructing or misleading Ombudsman, AB 331

      Cash register manufacturers and suppliers, prohibited acts, AB 389*

      Cemeteries, prohibited demonstrations in or near, AB 1, AB 50

      Certified medication aides, unlawful acts, AB 106

      Charter buses, operation without certificate, SB 27**

      Collection of assessments, fines, fees or restitution, procedures, AB 156, AB 271

      Common-interest communities, election or voting violations, SB 182*

      Complementary integrative medicine, prohibited acts, SB 69

      Computer equipment, unlawful acts regarding, AB 426

      Contractors, false complaints filed against, SB 50

      Credit cards, printing certain information on sales receipt, AB 389**

      Criminal gangs (See GANGS, CRIMINAL)

      Criminal history records, unlawful acts, AB 8, AB 81

      Death penalty (See DEATH PENALTY)

      Debit cards, printing certain information on sales receipt, AB 389**

      Drugs, infant formula or baby food, prohibited acts, SB 21

      Elder abuse (See AGED PERSONS)

      Electric scooters, violations, SB 309

      Electronic notaries public, prohibited acts, SB 92**

      Employment, unlawful practices (See EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES)

      Excrement or bodily fluids, unlawful acts by prisoners, AB 384*

      Explosives, damage or destruction of property, AB 182**

      Felonies (See FELONIES)

      Financial institutions, failure to make certain disclosures, AB 151**

      Foreclosures, unlawful removal of or damage to notice, AB 140*, AB 452

      Foster homes and placement agencies, unlicensed operation, AB 227*

      Funerals, prohibited demonstrations in or near, AB 1, AB 50

      Gaming, prohibited acts, SB 83

      Genetic marker testing of offenders, release of information, SB 178, AB 234

      Homeland security, unlawful disclosure of confidential information, AB 284

      Horticultural nurseries, violations, AB 69

      Housing for independent living, licensing violations, AB 111

      Hunting and fishing

             Apprentice hunters, unlawful acts, SB 411*, AB 246*

             Carson Lake Wildlife Management Area, unlawful hunting, SB 280*

             Guide services, unlawful acts, AB 194*

             Wildlife taken, possessed or sold in foreign jurisdiction, unlawful acts, AB 77

      Industrial insurance, retaliation by employers, AB 178

      Judicial personnel, violations involving fictitious addresses, AB 99

      Land sale installment contracts, unlawful acts, SB 276**

      Manufactured homes and similar structures, violations by licensees, SB 89**

      Marijuana, prohibited acts, SB 262

      Marriage, performance by certain persons without display of license, SB 130*

      Massage therapy, unlawful acts, SB 119*

      Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, subpoenas, noncompliance with, AB 42

      Medical research, prohibited acts, AB 201

      Mental illness, persons with, community-based or outpatient services programs, unlawful acts, AB 368

      Milk or cream sales, permit violations, SB 22

      Mopeds, violations, SB 309

      Mortgage brokers, failure to include license number on loan, AB 151**

      Motor vehicles

             Accident reports, prohibited use of information, AB 57

             Brokers and agents of brokers, violations, SB 246

             Dealers, unlawful acts, AB 240

             Motorcycle dealers, prohibited acts, SB 309

             New residents, failure to register vehicles, SB 218*, AB 291

             Salvage vehicles, violations, SB 360*

             Traffic offenses (See TRAFFIC CONTROL)

      Music therapists, unlicensed practice, AB 445

      Newspapers and magazines, taking excessive number of free copies with unlawful intent, AB 257††

      Novelty lighters, unlawful sale or distribution, AB 266*

      Nuisances, criminal penalties, AB 353

      Nursing services in certain facilities, violation of staffing requirements, AB 121

      Off-highway vehicles, violations, SB 394*

      Prescription drug labels, violations, SB 168

      Property taxes

             Credits for seniors and persons with disabilities, unlawful acts, SB 282

             Delinquencies, notice of seizure, unlawful acts, SB 200, AB 205**

      Prostitution services tax, violations, SB 369

      Renewable energy tax, fraudulent acts, AB 522

      Restitution (See RESTITUTION)

      Scrap metal, unlawful acts involving, AB 233**

      Sex offenders (See SEX OFFENDERS)

      Special fuel manufacturers, violations, SB 332**, AB 235

      Subdivision of land, sales violations, AB 197

      Tanning establishments, unlicensed operation, AB 150

      Technological crimes (See TECHNOLOGICAL CRIMES)

      Televisions, unlawful acts regarding, AB 426

      Tires, violations regarding processing, recycling or disposal, SB 186*

      Tow car operators, unlawful compensation by body shops or garagemen, AB 53

      Trademarks and trade names, violations, AB 22††, AB 115

      Trapping, unlawful acts, SB 411

      Veterans’ cemeteries, prohibited demonstrations held in or near, AB 50

      Victims (See VICTIMS OF CRIME)

      Wildlife taken, possessed or sold in foreign jurisdiction, unlawful acts, AB 77

CRIMINAL GANGS (See GANGS, CRIMINAL)

CRIMINAL HISTORY, RECORDS OF

      Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History

             Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice, duties, AB 497*

             Dead bodies, unidentified, reporting requirements, SB 28**

             Employers, dissemination of information to, duties, AB 81*

             Mental illness, receipt of information from courts, duties, AB 46*

             Missing persons (See Missing persons, this heading)

             Older Persons, Repository for Information Concerning Crimes Against, contents, AB 461*

             Personal identifying information of certain offenders, receipt, AB 105**

             Prenatal abuse of drugs or alcohol, reports by child welfare agencies, AB 83

             Registration information on convicted persons, receipt eliminated, AB 81

             Sex offender recidivism, compilation and analysis of data eliminated, AB 81*

             Statistical data, records and reports, duties, AB 497*

      Child care facility licensees, employees and residents, background checks, AB 89*

      Children, Account to Investigate Background of Volunteers, use, AB 81

      Employers, receipt and use of information, AB 81*

      Foster care licensees, employees and adult residents, background checks, AB 76

      Licensing agencies, receipt and use of information, AB 81

      Massage Therapists, Board of, authority to request records, SB 119*

      Medical facility licensees and employees, background checks, AB 8, AB 20*, AB 81*

      Missing persons

             Reporting requirements, SB 28**

             Repository for Information Concerning Missing Persons, elimination, AB 81*

             Toll-free information service, repeal, AB 81*

      Outdoor youth program licensees and participants, background checks, AB 89*

      Senior residential facilities, background checks for certain employees, AB 477*

      Victims of sex offenses, identifying information, confidentiality, AB 126, AB 325*

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS

      Biological evidence of certain crimes, preservation, AB 279*

      Prepaid or stored value cards, procedures relating to criminal use, SB 82**

      Public utilities, disclosure of information regarding customers, SB 51

      Resisting or obstructing public officer, penalties, AB 253*

      Scrap metal processors, placing hold on property authorized, AB 233**

      Securities Division, drivers’ licenses for undercover investigations, SB 101**

      Technological crimes, disclosure of certain electronic information, SB 82

CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS

      Acquittal (See ACQUITTAL)

      Aged persons and vulnerable persons, use of depositions, SB 45**, AB 461

      Arrest (See ARREST)

      Bail (See BAIL)

      Defendants (See DEFENDANTS)

      Discovery (See DISCOVERY)

      Evidence (See EVIDENCE)

      Excrement or bodily fluids, unlawful acts by prisoners, dismissal of charges prohibited, AB 384*

      Foreign conviction as bar to prosecution, SB 35**

      Forfeitures (See FORFEITURES)

      Genetic marker testing (See GENETIC MARKER TESTING)

      Pardons (See PARDONS)

      Parole (See PAROLE)

      Preliminary hearings (See PRELIMINARY HEARINGS)

      Probation (See PROBATION)

      Records of criminal history (See CRIMINAL HISTORY, RECORDS OF)

      Residential confinement (See RESIDENTIAL CONFINEMENT)

      Sealed records (See SEALING RECORDS OF CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS)

      Seizure (See SEIZURE)

      Sentencing (See SENTENCING)

      Victims (See VICTIMS OF CRIME)

      Witnesses and testimony (See WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY)

CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

      Dogs, unlawful restraint, penalties, SB 132*

      Possession or sale of animal with intent to use in fight prohibited, penalties, SB 133, AB 199*

CULTURAL AFFAIRS, COMMISSION FOR

      Members, appointment, AB 507

      Ten-year plan, submission requirements, AB 507

CULTURAL AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF

      Historic Preservation, Office of (See also HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND ARCHEOLOGY)

             Administrator, appointment, AB 507

             Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services cemetery, duties, SB 256*

             Paleontological sites, protection and development, duties, AB 289*

      Museums and History, Division of

             Administrator, appointment, AB 507

             State Paleontologist, designation, duties, AB 305**

      Records (See PUBLIC RECORDS)

      State Library and Archives, Division of

             Hours of operation, requirements, AB 528**

             Rocha, Guy, commended, SCR 8

             State Library and Archives Administrator, appointment, AB 507

      Transfer of Department to Office of Secretary of State, AB 507

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DAIRY COMMISSION, STATE

      Sales of milk or cream, civil penalties for violations, duties, SB 22

      Stabilization and marketing of dairy products, civil penalties for violations, SB 25

DAMAGES

      Child pornography, actions by victims, AB 88*

      Common-interest communities, punitive damages for certain acts, SB 182*, AB 350**

      Criminal gang activity, remedies, AB 335*

      Deceptive trade practices, remedies, AB 22††, AB 366

      Execution of judgments, bad faith objection to claim of exemption, AB 491

      Forcible or unlawful entry, treble damages, AB 132*

      Foreclosure sales, violations by successful bidders, SB 128**

      Foreign citizens, receipt of punitive damages prohibited, AB 347

      Housing, discriminatory practices, AB 559

      Insurance, prohibited arbitration agreements, AB 381

      Law enforcement agencies, civil liability for certain violations, SB 396

      Medical or dental malpractice, recovery, AB 495

      Mortgage lending professionals, violations by, AB 486*

      Nonprofit organizations created for certain purposes, limitation of liability, SB 107

      Unemployment compensation, unlawful acts by employers, AB 84

      Unfair employment practices, abusive conduct in work environment, AB 166

      Unfair trade practices, treble damages, AB 95

DANCE STUDIOS

      Deceptive trade practices (See TRADE REGULATIONS AND PRACTICES)

      Failure to register, effect, AB 22

      Requirements for registration and security, AB 561*

DATA COLLECTORS

      Electronic transfer of personal information, duties, SB 227*

DEAD BODIES

      Autopsies, acts constituting practice of medicine, SB 269*

      Unclaimed bodies of certain veterans, disposition, SB 71

      Unidentified bodies, reporting requirements, SB 28**

DEAF PERSONS (See DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH)

DEATH PENALTY

      Fiscal costs, study, AB 190

      Moratorium on execution of sentences, AB 190

      Postconviction genetic marker testing, procedures, AB 179*

DEBIT CARDS (See CREDIT CARDS AND DEBIT CARDS)

DEBT-MANAGEMENT SERVICES ACT, UNIFORM

      Adoption, SB 355*

DECEDENTS’ ESTATES (See ESTATES OF DECEDENTS)

DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES (See TRADE REGULATIONS AND PRACTICES)

DEED RESTRICTIONS

      Solar or wind energy systems, use, SB 114**, SB 183

DEEDS OF TRUST (See also MORTGAGES)

      Future advances, notice to terminate operation of instrument, SB 333*

      Holders of beneficial interest, powers of majority, AB 330, AB 513**

      Mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens, preferences, SB 352, AB 501

      Sale of property (See FORECLOSURES)

DEER (See MULE DEER)

DEFENDANTS

      Alcoholics and drug addicts (See ALCOHOL OR DRUG ABUSE)

      Mental illness (See MENTAL ILLNESS, PERSONS WITH)

      Mental retardation (See MENTAL RETARDATION, PERSONS WITH)

      Veterans or military personnel, eligibility for and assignment to treatment programs, AB 187**

DEFENSES

      Deadly force, no duty to retreat before use under certain circumstances, AB 288

      Foreign conviction or acquittal as bar to prosecution in Nevada, SB 35**

      Limited-liability companies, actions regarding records, SB 350*

      Stalking, certain defenses prohibited, AB 309

DEFERRED DEPOSIT LOANS

      Inspection of records by Commissioner, restrictions, SB 350*

DEFIBRILLATORS

      Location database, creation, use, SB 244*

      Manufacturers and owners, duties, fines for violations, SB 244*

      Schools, medical facilities and health clubs, placement of devices, SB 244*

DEMONSTRATIONS

      Funeral, memorial service or ceremony, demonstrations restricted, AB 1, AB 50

DENTAL CARE, ORGANIZATIONS FOR

      Applicability of laws, SB 214

      Dentist defined, SB 214

      Fund for Insurance Administration and Enforcement, fee, SB 388, SB 426**

      Genetic information nondiscrimination, requirements, SB 388, SB 426**

      Insurers, contracts with organizations authorized, SB 214

      Legislative study concerning establishment of health insurance exchange, SB 316*

      Powers enumerated, SB 214

DENTAL HYGIENISTS

      Board of Dental Examiners of Nevada (See DENTISTS)

      Continuing education, requirements, SB 129*

      Elder abuse, training for reporting, requirements, AB 260

      Licenses, procedures for summary suspension, SB 76**

      Medical facilities operated by, unlicensed operation, effect, SB 362*

      Nevada State Board of Dental Hygienists, creation, SB 320

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Oral Health, Committee on the State Program for, membership, AB 136**

      Organizations for dental care, applicability of laws, SB 214

      Reorganization of laws, SB 320

      Unlawful activity, investigations, penalties, SB 364

DENTISTS

      ABC coding, use, SB 69, SB 271

      Armed Forces officers, agreements to provide care in hospitals, SB 302**

      Board of Dental Examiners of Nevada

             Attorney General, service as legal counsel, SB 295*

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Clinical practice of dentistry, duties, SB 295*

             Complaints filed against licensees, retention of records, SB 362*

             Dental hygienists, duties removed, SB 320

             Goods or service providers for dental practices, duties, SB 295*

             Health care records, duties, SB 17*

             Limited licenses, issuance, receipt of report, AB 314*

             Members, qualifications, SB 268*, SB 320

             Nonprofit corporations, receipt of certain information, SB 228*

             Public health information, sharing with other regulatory bodies, SB 268*

             Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Continuing education, requirements, SB 129*

      Dead bodies, duties regarding dental examination records, SB 28**

      Elder abuse, training for reporting, requirements, AB 260

      Goods or service providers, exemptions from regulation, violations, SB 295*

      Health care records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Licenses

             Limited licenses for continuing education supervision, issuance, AB 314*

             Specialist’s license, issuance, AB 314*

             Summary suspension, procedures, SB 76**

      Limited permits, issuance, AB 314

      Malpractice (See MEDICAL OR DENTAL MALPRACTICE)

      Management services, registration requirements, SB 295*

      Medical facilities operated by, unlicensed operation, effect, SB 362*

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Nonprofit corporations, owning or operating office or clinic, authority, SB 228*

      Oral Health, Committee on the State Program for, membership, AB 136**

      Organizations for dental care, applicability of laws, SB 214

      Prescription tracking system, training requirements, AB 326**

      Unlawful activity, investigations, penalties, SB 364

      X-ray machines, licensure and inspection, SB 180

DEPOSITIONS

      Aged persons and vulnerable persons, use of depositions in criminal proceedings, SB 45**, AB 461

DESERT RESEARCH INSTITUTE (See NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION)

DESIGN PROFESSIONALS

      Architects (See ARCHITECTS)

      Interior designers (See INTERIOR DESIGNERS)

      Land surveyors (See LAND SURVEYORS)

      Professional engineers (See ENGINEERS)

      Public works, authorized or prohibited contract provisions, AB 483**

      Residential designers (See RESIDENTIAL DESIGNERS)

DETENTION FACILITIES (See JAILS AND DETENTION FACILITIES; JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITIES)

DETOXIFICATION TECHNICIANS

      Board (See ALCOHOL, DRUG AND GAMBLING COUNSELORS, BOARD OF EXAMINERS FOR)

      Certificates, procedures for summary suspension, SB 76**

      Co-occurring disorders, continuing education, duties, SB 260

      Health care records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Medical facilities operated by, unlicensed operation, effect, SB 362*

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Unlawful activity, investigations, penalties, SB 364

DIABETES

      Diabetes Awareness Day designated and groups commended, SCR 20

      Drivers’ licenses and identification cards, imprinting medical condition, SB 52

      Health insurance and health care plans, notice of noncoverage, AB 438

      Medicaid, drug coverage, SB 419

      Pharmacists, authority to perform tests, regulation, SB 72*

DIESEL FUEL (See ALTERNATIVE FUELS; SPECIAL FUEL TAX)

DILLON’S RULE

      Abolishment, legislative study, SB 264**

DISABILITIES, NEVADA COMMISSION ON SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH

      Creation, duties, SB 79**

      Subcommittees, redesignation of certain committees as, SB 79**

DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH

      Aging and Disability Services Division, duties, SB 434**

      Communication Services for Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and Persons With Speech Disabilities, Committee on, transfer, SB 79**, SB 434**

      Deceptive trade practices, using infirmity of another to own advantage, AB 22††, AB 366

      Disabled veterans (See VETERANS)

      Early intervention services for children with disabilities, SB 286, AB 359**

      Foreign citizens, benefits restricted, AB 347

      Governmental services tax exemptions, AB 345

      Housing

             Aging and Disability Services Division, duties, SB 434**

             Rental dwellings (See LANDLORD AND TENANT)

      Intermediary service organizations

             Aging and Disability Services Division, duties, SB 434**

             Elder abuse, training for reporting, requirements, AB 260

             Employee background checks, AB 8, AB 81*

      Legislative Committee on Senior Citizens, Veterans and Adults With Special Needs, creation, AB 9**

      Long-term care (See LONG-TERM CARE)

      Medicaid (See MEDICAID)

      Medical equipment, sales and use tax exemptions, SB 232

      Medical or behavioral research, duties of researchers and surrogate decision makers, AB 201

      Mental illness (See MENTAL ILLNESS, PERSONS WITH)

      Mental retardation (See MENTAL RETARDATION, PERSONS WITH)

      Mobility-enhancing equipment

             Electric Vehicle Demonstration Program, establishment, SB 327

             Motorized conveyances for wheelchairs, exemption from registration, AB 441*

             Sales and use tax exemptions, SB 232

      Personal Assistance for Persons with Severe Functional Disabilities, Advisory Committee on, transfer, SB 79**

      Property tax

             Credits, eligibility, SB 282

             Exemptions for persons who are blind, AB 345

      School pupils

             Count of pupils for apportionment purposes, pupils enrolled in full-time adult special ed programs, AB 505

             Restraints, requirements for use, reports, AB 56**

             Special Needs Scholarship Program, creation, SB 81

      Service animals (See SERVICE ANIMALS)

      Tow cars, authority to tow certain occupied vehicles, AB 412**

      Transportation services

             Nonprofit carriers, exemption from certificate requirement, AB 296*

             Rural programs, appropriation, AB 358

      Trusts, representation of incapacitated beneficiaries, SB 287*

      Voting, mechanical voting equipment requirements, AB 435

      Vulnerable persons

             Abuse, neglect, exploitation or isolation

                   Child care facilities, background investigations, AB 89*

                   Genetic marker testing of offender, court order unnecessary, AB 105**

                   Identifying information of offender, submission to Repository, AB 105**

                   Outdoor youth programs, background investigations, AB 89*

                   Reports, persons required to make, SB 269*, AB 382

             Criminal proceedings, use of depositions in, SB 45**

DISABILITY SERVICES, OFFICE OF

      Committees within Office, reorganization, SB 79**

      Elimination, duties transferred, SB 434**

      Intermediary service organization employees, background checks, AB 8, AB 81*

      Low-income housing suitable for renting, reports, duties, AB 139**

      Nevada Commission on Services for Persons with Disabilities, creation, SB 79**

DISASTERS (See EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT)

DISCOUNT GOODS OR SERVICES, ORGANIZATIONS FOR BUYING

      Deceptive trade practices (See TRADE REGULATIONS AND PRACTICES)

      Failure to register, effect, AB 22

      Requirements for registration and security, AB 561*

DISCOVERY

      Arrested person brought before magistrate, requirements, AB 499*

      Judges, complaints alleging misconduct or incapacity, procedures, AB 496*

DISCRIMINATION

      Declaration of public policy, AB 43, AB 166, AB 184, AB 559

      Domestic partnerships, prohibited acts, SB 283*

      Employment discrimination

             Gender identity or expression as basis, unlawful employment practice, AB 184

             Limitation of actions, AB 43, AB 166

             Physical characteristics as basis, unlawful employment practice, AB 166

             Sexual orientation, prohibited acts, AB 43, AB 559

      Equal Rights Amendment, ratification, AJR 3

      Gender identity or expression, prohibited acts, AB 184

      Health insurers, discrimination against particular type of health care provider prohibited, SB 69

      Housing discrimination

            Civil remedies and penalties, AB 559

             Prohibited acts, limitation of actions, AB 43, AB 166, AB 559

      Motor vehicle insurers, prohibited acts involving body shops, AB 297

      Nurses and nursing assistants, discrimination against for filing certain reports or for refusing to perform certain services, AB 10**

      Public accommodations, prohibited acts, SB 207*, AB 43, AB 166, AB 559

      Sparks, City of, discriminatory practices prohibited, SB 213

DISEASES

      Autism (See AUTISM)

      Biological agents, exposure, duties of health authorities, AB 206**

      Cancer (See CANCER)

      Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Program, establishment, SB 220**

      Communicable diseases

             Arson investigators, industrial insurance benefits, AB 173*

             Emergency response employees, notification of exposure, AB 16**

             Investigations and reports, AB 206**

             Medical laboratories, duties, regulations regarding HIV testing, SB 304**

             MRSA, establishment of programs related to, SB 325*

             Peace officers exposed to excrement or bodily fluids, testing, AB 384*

             Sexually transmitted diseases (See SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES)

      Dandy-Walker Syndrome and Hydrocephalus Awareness Month designated, SCR 31

      Diabetes (See DIABETES)

      Drivers’ licenses and identification cards, imprinting medical condition, SB 52

      Health insurance and health care plans, notice of noncoverage for certain diseases, requirements, AB 438

      Medical or behavioral research, duties of researchers and surrogate decision makers, AB 201

      Neuro-Immune Disease, Institute for, reversion of prior appropriation extended, SB 425**

      Occupational diseases (See OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES)

      Trichomonosis, notices exempt from confidentiality requirements, AB 242**

      World Kidney Day recognized, SCR 15

DISPUTE RESOLUTION (See also ARBITRATION)

      Collective bargaining agreements may supersede certain industrial insurance laws, AB 410**

      Equal Rights Commission, duties, AB 559

      Foreclosures, right of homeowner to request mediation, procedures, AB 149**

      Gaming debts, procedures, SB 83**

      Hospital Patients, Bureau for, duties, AB 122††

      Public works contracts, AB 48**

DISTANCE EDUCATION

      Charter schools, apportionments from State Distributive School Account, SB 384

DISTRICT ATTORNEYS

      Aged persons, abuse, neglect, exploitation or isolation

             Multidisciplinary teams to investigate, membership, AB 461*

             Online training course for reporting, receipt of information, AB 260

             Plea bargaining restricted, AB 461

      Arrested person brought before magistrate, discovery requirements, AB 499*

      Business entities operating unlawfully in State, duties, SB 350*

      Cash register manufacturers and suppliers, duties, AB 389*

      Child welfare agencies, duties, SB 293

      Contractors, false complaints filed against, receipt of reports, SB 50

      Corporal punishment used on pupils, investigation of complaints, AB 56**

      Credit cards and debit cards, violations, recovery of civil penalties, AB 389**

      Crimes against participants in the legal process, penalties, AB 99

      Criminal gang activity, duties, AB 335*

      Criminal statistical data and information, duties, AB 497

      Excrement or bodily fluids, unlawful acts by prisoners, dismissal of charges prohibited, AB 384*

      Genetic marker testing, postconviction petitions, duties, AB 179*, AB 279

      Health care professionals, duties regarding unlawful activity, SB 364

      Humboldt County, ex officio Public Administrator, term, SB 96, SB 194**

      Incompetent defendants, commitment procedures, AB 264*

      Interstate Family Support Act, designated support enforcement agency, AB 280*

      Mental illness, persons with

             Involuntary admissions to certain programs, duties, AB 368

             Petitions to regain right to possess firearms, receipt, AB 46*

      Novelty lighters, duties regarding unlawful sale or distribution, AB 266*

      Nurses, retaliation or discrimination against, recovery of civil penalties, AB 10**

      Organization of county offices in smaller counties, procedure, AB 415**

      Plea bargaining (See PLEA BARGAINING)

      Sentencing decisions in contradiction to statute, recommendations, AB 498

      Sexual assault cases, duties, AB 120**

      Technological crimes, duties, SB 82

      Vulnerable Youth, Interdisciplinary Committee on, representation, SB 274

      Weed control, actions for flagrant or repeated violations, SB 110

DISTRICT COURT CLERKS

      Business court opinions, duties, SB 5

      Crimes against participants in the legal process, penalties, AB 99

      Criminal cases and specialty court programs, duties, AB 497*

      Filing fees, duties regarding certain additional fees, AB 65**

      Genetic marker testing

             Dismissal or acquittal of certain offenders, duties, SB 178, AB 234

             Postconviction petitions, duties, AB 179*, AB 279

      Good time credits, notice regarding, AB 259**

      Public records, fees for providing copies, SB 93

      Reentry Programs, Fund for, duties, SB 236

      Sexual assault victims, protective orders, duties, AB 120**

DISTRICT COURTS

      Business courts, publication of written opinions, SB 5

      Capital costs and security programs, use of proceeds of certain fees, AB 65**

      Central Repository, transmittal of certain court records, duties, AB 46*

      Child support, review of master’s recommendations, records, AB 101*

      Child welfare system, provision of psychotropic drugs, authorization, SB 293

      Costs and fees (See COURT COSTS AND FEES)

      County aid to indigent, relative’s liability for costs of care, determination, SB 313*

      Criminal statistical data and information, duties, AB 497

      Debts owed to courts, procedure for collection, AB 156, AB 271

      DUI offenders, orders to attend victim impact panels, AB 209*

      Eighth Judicial District, number of judges increased, funding, AB 64*, AB 65**

      Family courts (See FAMILY COURTS)

      Fifth Judicial District, boundary, SB 225

      Genetic marker testing, postconviction petitions, procedures, AB 179*, AB 279

      Incompetent criminal defendants, commitment made discretionary, AB 264*

      Judges

             Appointment initially, retention by election, SJR 2 of the 74th Session

             Complaints alleging misconduct or incapacity, procedures, AB 496*

             Crimes against participants in the legal process, penalties, AB 99

             Fictitious address program for certain persons, establishment, AB 99

             Judicial retirement (See JUDICIAL RETIREMENT)

             Vulnerable Youth, Interdisciplinary Committee on, representation, SB 274

      Juvenile courts (See JUVENILE COURTS)

      Livestock seizure by government agency, approval, AB 341

      Lobbying activities, prohibitions and requirements, AB 442

      Mental illness, persons with, involuntary admissions to certain programs or services, authority, AB 368

      Parole violators, authority regarding good time credits, AB 259

      Probation violators, authority regarding good time credits, AB 259**

      Public records, exemption from certain laws, fees for providing records, SB 93

      Second Judicial District, number of judges increased, funding, AB 64*, AB 65**

      Special advocate programs for children, use of proceeds of certain fees, AB 65**

      Specialty court programs

             Community reentry programs, funding, SB 236**

             Intoxicating liquor taxes, rate increase to fund programs, AB 277

             Mental illness or mental retardation, defendants with, assignment, AB 47

             Probationers, effect of participation on good time credits, AB 259**

             Problem gambling, authority to establish treatment programs, AB 102*

             Statistical data and information, collection and sharing, AB 497*

             Veterans or military personnel, assignment to treatment programs, AB 187**

      Tenth Judicial District, creation, SB 225

      Third Judicial District, boundary, number of judges, SB 225

      Unemployment compensation hearings, duties, AB 84

      Unfair trade practices, authority, AB 95

      Veterans and military personnel, transfer of cases from lower courts, AB 187**

      Wildlife, surrender of licenses and permits, duties, AB 77

DISTRICTS

      Affordable housing districts, creation, AB 142

      Buildings (See PUBLIC BUILDINGS)

      County fire department districts, fees for transports to medical facilities, AB 225**

      Federal money, creation of special districts to manage certain money, AB 360**

      Finances (See LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCES)

      Fire protection (See FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS)

      General improvement (See GENERAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS)

      Health districts (See HEALTH, LOCAL BOARDS AND OFFICERS)

      Intergovernmental Relations, Advisory Commission on, creation, SB 375

      Intergovernmental Relations, Interim Technical Advisory Committee for, creation, SB 264**

      Irrigation (See IRRIGATION DISTRICTS)

      Local improvement (See LOCAL IMPROVEMENTS)

      Maintenance districts for certain subdivisions, duties, SB 68

      Motor vehicles owned by, use of alternative fuels, SB 332**

      Officers and employees

             Character, conduct or competence of certain officers, closed meetings to consider, requirements, SB 32

             Collective bargaining (See LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS)

             Consultants, requirements for employment, AB 463

             Ethics in government (See ETHICS)

             Financial disclosure statements, requirements, AB 82†, AB 324

             Gender identity or expression, prohibition against discrimination, AB 184

             Group insurance (See INSURANCE)

             Immigration status of new employees, verification, AB 431, AB 468

             Legal defense funds (See LEGAL DEFENSE FUNDS)

             Lobbying activities, prohibitions and requirements, AB 442

             Retirement (See PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT)

             Transfers of certain employees, procedures, SB 154

             Voting, requirements for certain public bodies, SB 224

      Renewable energy installations and energy efficiency improvements for residential property, districts to finance, SB 358†, AB 456

      School districts (See SCHOOL DISTRICTS)

      Tourism improvement (See TOURISM IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS)

      Transfer of functions between government bodies, procedures, AB 97**

      Water (See WATER DISTRICTS)

      Water conservancy (See WATER CONSERVANCY DISTRICTS)

      Weed control (See WEED CONTROL DISTRICTS)

DITCHES (See also WATER)

      Maintenance expenses, recovery, liens, SB 170**

      Water rights of operators and others, SB 170**

DIVORCE

      Child custody (See CHILD CUSTODY)

      Child support (See CHILD SUPPORT)

      Community property (See COMMUNITY PROPERTY)

      Social security numbers of parties, provision to Division of Welfare and Supportive Services unnecessary, AB 101*

DO-NOT-RESUSCITATE ORDERS (See also ADVANCE DIRECTIVES)

      Form and content, determination, AB 62

DOG HANDLERS

      Board (See PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR’S LICENSING BOARD)

      Employees, registration requirements, SB 265*

      Licenses, procedures for summary suspension, SB 76**

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

DOGS

      Licensure and regulation of breeders, SB 241

      Possession or sale of dog with intent to use in fight prohibited, SB 133, AB 199*

      Protection, establishment of certain safety codes encouraged, SCR 21

      Racing, off-track pari-mutuel wagering, applicability of laws, AB 218**, AB 388

      Restraint devices or pens, prohibited acts, penalties, SB 132*

      Separation of dog from mother by retailers or dealers, restrictions, AB 15*

      Service animals (See SERVICE ANIMALS)

      Sterilization required by local ordinance

             Enforcement of laws with respect to certain dogs, AB 15

             Notices, disclosures by retailers, AB 15*

DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIPS

      Business entities (See PARTNERSHIPS)

      Civil contract recognized, procedures, deemed not a marriage, SB 283*

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

      Alcoholic or drug addict, eligibility for participation in treatment program, AB 47

      Battery

             Arrest, mitigating circumstances, AB 161

             Plea agreements, considerations by prosecuting attorney, AB 161

             Strangulation, battery committed by, penalties, AB 164**

             Subsequent violations, penalty, AB 33

      Justice courts, jurisdiction of masters, AB 63**

      Statistical data and information, collection and sharing, AB 497

      Victims (See also VICTIMS OF CRIME)

             Account for Aid for Victims, sources, SB 14**, AB 262†, AB 422*, AB 515

             Administrative assessments, use for certain programs, AB 531**

             Orders for compensation, considerations, AB 116**

DOUBLE JEOPARDY

      Foreign conviction or acquittal as bar to prosecution in Nevada, SB 35**

DOUGLAS COUNTY (See also COUNTIES)

      Elected public bodies, action by vote, requirements, SB 224

      Emergency telephone system, requirements to impose surcharge, SB 59**

DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (See also SCHOOL DISTRICTS)

      Appropriation for regional training programs, AB 19

      Charter schools, provision of training services, SB 164

      Reorganization of regional training programs, AB 560**

      University schools for profoundly gifted pupils, provision of services, SB 164

DRIVER TRAINING SCHOOLS

      Minors, requirements for behind-the-wheel training, AB 153

DRIVERS’ LICENSES

      Address of licensee, requirements, SB 52

      Administrative assessments, additional assessment for driving with cancelled, revoked or suspended license, SB 356

      Applications, requirements, SB 52

      Criminal gang activities, grounds for suspension or denial of license, AB 335

      Data collectors, electronic transfer of personal information, duties, SB 227*

      DUI offenders

             Acceptance to treatment program, revocation prohibited, AB 47**

             Basis for revocation period, SB 100**

             Reinstatement fee, SB 181, AB 407**

      Electric scooters, requirements for operation, SB 309

      Examinations, waiver for certain persons, AB 25**

      Fees, SB 181, AB 25**, AB 407**

      Foreign citizens, issuance restricted, AB 347

      Judicial officers with fictitious address, procedures, AB 99

      Juvenile delinquents, waiver of fees following release from state facilities, AB 252

      Medical condition of licensee, imprinting on license, SB 52

      Minors, behind-the-wheel training, requirements, AB 153

      Real ID Act, procedures regarding issuance and renewal of license, SB 52

      Released prisoners, waiver of fee for issuance of duplicate license, AB 252

      Securities Division, issuance of licenses for undercover investigations, SB 101**

      Selective Service System, procedures regarding registration, SB 217*

      Sex of applicant, selection of designation by applicant, AB 184

      Surrender of license or identification card from other state, requirements, SB 52

      Thumbprint or other biometric identifier, inclusion on license, AB 170

      Veterans, requirements for declaration of status, SB 71

      Voting, driver’s license as photographic identification, AB 245

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

      Administrative assessments, imposition of additional assessment, SB 356

      Alcohol or drug abuse treatment programs

             Administration, supervision of offenders, SB 33

             Drivers’ licenses, revocation prohibited, AB 47**

             Evaluations and mandatory or voluntary treatment, requirements, AB 210

      Civil commitment of person convicted, eligibility, AB 47

      Drivers’ licenses

             Acceptance into treatment program, revocation prohibited, AB 47**

             Basis of revocation period, SB 100**

             Reinstatement fee, SB 181, AB 407**

      Ignition-interlock devices, court-ordered installation, AB 210

      Justice courts, jurisdiction of masters, AB 63**

      Victim impact panels, court orders for attendance, AB 209*

DRUG ABUSE (See ALCOHOL OR DRUG ABUSE)

DRUG EXPOSURE, OFFICE OF STATEWIDE COORDINATOR FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE ENDANGERED BY

      Creation, AB 337**

DRUG TESTING

      Mental illness, persons with, involuntary court-ordered admissions for certain services, AB 368

      Parole secured by surety bond, conditions, SB 221

      State law enforcement personnel, SB 47

DRUGS (See also CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES)

      Cancer Drug Donation Program, establishment, SB 159, AB 213**

      Emergency medical technicians, authority to administer, AB 349**

      Expired drugs, prohibited acts, deceptive trade practices, SB 21

      Medication aides, authority to possess and administer drugs, limitations, AB 106

      Methamphetamine (See METHAMPHETAMINE)

      Prescriptions (See PRESCRIPTIONS)

      Stem cells, use, importation into State authorized, SB 273**

DRUGSTORES (See PHARMACISTS AND PHARMACY)

DUAL SOVEREIGNTY DOCTRINE

      Foreign conviction or acquittal as bar to prosecution in Nevada, repeal, SB 35

DUMPS (See SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL)

DUNE BUGGIES (See OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES)

DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY

      Advance directives (See ADVANCE DIRECTIVES)

      Uniform Power of Attorney Act, adoption, SB 314*

                                                                     E

E-MAIL (See also ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS)

      Prisoners, use of electronic communication devices authorized, limitations, AB 34

      Public schools, bullying  and cyber-bullying prohibited, SB 163*, AB 5

      Technological crimes, disclosure of certain electronic information, SB 82

      Text messaging (See TELEPHONE—Cellular phones or similar devices)

E-WASTE

      Computers and other electronics, recycling programs, AB 426**

      Electric utilities, disclosure of disposal and recycling information to customers, SB 358**

EATING DISORDERS

      Health insurers, coverage requirements, AB 365

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

      Distribution centers, development in State, study, ACR 30

      Governor’s Workforce Investment Board, duties, SB 239**

      Loan programs for minority-owned and small businesses, AB 451††, AB 545

      Logistics centers, development in State, study, ACR 30

      Motion picture companies, exemption from certain taxes and fees, AB 160

      Regional organizations for economic development

             Business tax, distribution of proceeds to certain organizations, AB 317**

             Revolving fund, creation to support certain businesses encouraged, SCR 16

      Small business investment credits and companies, development, SB 239

      Stimulus money and programs (See FEDERAL ECONOMIC STIMULUS MONEY AND PROGRAMS)

      Tax abatements for new or expanded businesses

             Business tax, partial abatement repealed, AB 444

             Consideration of applications, AB 30, AB 492**

             Evaluation and Sunset Commission, duties, AB 519

             Information and documentation regarding compliance with requirements, filing, SB 395†, AB 458††

             Machinery and equipment, SB 395†, AB 458††

             Public education, taxes for, abatement eliminated, SB 395†, AB 458††, AB 492**, AB 522

             Renewable energy, facilities relating to, SB 331, SB 395†, AB 522**

             Sanctions for failure to comply with eligibility requirements, AB 458††

             Terms of abatement, requirements, reports, AB 492**

      Zones for economic development, credit, refund or abatement of taxes, AB 458††

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, COMMISSION ON

      Composition, SB 395**

      Military installations in State, duties, SB 155

      Motion Pictures, Division of, duties, AB 160

      Senior Citizen and Veteran Small Business Start-Up Account, duties, AB 338

      Tax abatement, exemption or waiver

             Applications by businesses, duties following receipt, AB 30, AB 492**

             Duration and amount of abatements, duties, AB 458††

             Green buildings, receipt of copies of applications, SB 73**

             Machinery and equipment, duties, SB 395†, AB 458††

             Renewable energy, facilities relating to, duties, receipt of documents, SB 331, SB 395†, AB 522**

             Reports to Interim Finance Committee, AB 193**

             Sanctions for failure of businesses to comply, duties, AB 458††

      Venture capital for certain minority-owned businesses, duties, AB 451

      Veterans, preferences in public works and purchasing contracts, duties, AB 223*

ECONOMIC FORUM

      Duties, AB 520

EDUCATION

      Adult education (See ADULT EDUCATION)

      Appropriations (See APPROPRIATIONS)

      Barber schools (See BARBERS AND BARBERING)

      Boy Scouts of America, Learning for Life Programs, appropriation, SB 270

      Boys and Girls Clubs Saturday Academy, appropriation, SB 257

      Charter schools (See SCHOOLS, CHARTER)

      Commission on Spending, Government Efficiency and Educational Equity, duties, SB 275

      Commission to Oversee Educational Reform, creation, SB 330

      Cosmetology schools (See COSMETOLOGY)

      Early childhood education programs, funding, AB 563**

      Empowerment schools (See SCHOOLS, EMPOWERMENT)

      Legislative studies (See LEGISLATIVE AND AGENCY STUDIES)

      Military Children, Compact on Educational Opportunity for, SB 303*

      P-16 Advisory Council, duties of Legislative Counsel Bureau, SB 80

      Private schools (See POSTSECONDARY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, PRIVATE; SCHOOLS, PRIVATE)

      Public schools (See SCHOOL DISTRICTS; SCHOOLS, PUBLIC)

      Scholarships (See SCHOLARSHIPS)

      School finances (See SCHOOL FINANCES AND FUNDS)

      Superintendent (See SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION)

      Taxes

             Abatement of taxes imposed for public education eliminated, SB 395†, AB 458††, AB 492**, AB 522

             Local school support tax (See LOCAL SCHOOL SUPPORT TAX)

             Property tax exemption for certain nonprofit organizations, AB 369**

             Rebates to parents or guardians of private school pupils, AJR 4

      University schools (See UNIVERSITY SCHOOLS FOR PROFOUNDLY GIFTED PUPILS)

      University system (See NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION)

      Youth Legislature (See YOUTH LEGISLATIVE ISSUES FORUM, NEVADA)

      Youth, Statewide Advisory Council for Support of, creation, SB 330, AB 505

EDUCATION, COMMISSION ON PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS IN

      Abolished, duties transferred, SB 330

      Licenses

             Examinations, duties, SB 20, AB 425**

             Special qualifications licenses, regulation, reports, SB 259, AB 428**

             Teachers, regulations regarding certain additional license restricted, AB 425**

      Multicultural education, duties, AB 155

      Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Regional training programs, receipt of reports, SB 20

      Substitute teachers, establishment of training program, reports, SB 20

EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF

      Accountability for Public Schools, Division of, creation, SB 326

      Accountability, statewide system

             Automated system, certain restriction on use repealed, SB 330

             Schools demonstrating need for improvement, duties, SB 389**

             Support teams for non-Title I schools, grants, SB 330, SB 379

      Achievement of pupils, duties, SB 330, AB 14**, AB 505

      Administration of functions relating to system of public education, duties, SB 326

      Adult education programs, action to increase participation encouraged, SCR 22

      Algebra I and Geometry, study of class alignment, receipt of reports, AB 19

      Assessment and Accountability, Division of, creation, duties, SB 330

      Authorized expenditures, State Distributive School Account, AB 563**

      Autism, grant fund for training and education of personnel, duties, AB 359**

      Autism Task Force, assistance, SB 171, AB 222

      Boys and Girls Clubs Saturday Academy, duties, SB 257

      Career and Technical Education, State Board for, abolishment, SB 326

      Charter School Institute, duties, SB 326, SB 385, AB 181, AB 489, AB 505

      Charter schools

             Governing bodies, notice of changes in membership, AB 421

             Powers and duties generally, AB 181

             Progress reports, duties, AB 26**, AB 100**

             Textbooks, supplies and equipment, duties, AB 100**, AB 429**

      Child welfare system, interagency committee to evaluate, representation, SB 344**

      Cleaning products used in school, duties, SB 185**

      Corporal punishment used on pupils, investigation of complaints, AB 56**

      Critical labor shortages, designation of positions, AB 488

      Curriculum and Instruction, Division of, creation, duties, SB 330

      Dental programs to encourage proper oral hygiene, duties, AB 136**

      Deputy Superintendent of Administrative and Fiscal Services, duties, AB 100**, SCR 37

      Early childhood education, duties, SB 378††, AB 563**

      Educational Reform, Commission to Oversee, duties, SB 330

      Educational technology, duties, SB 330, SB 379

      Financial literacy, high school instruction, requirements, SB 317

      Grants to districts for certain programs, duties, receipt of reports, SB 330, SB 379

      High school pupils, preparation for college and workplace, duties, AB 505

      Initiative for a World-Class Education in Nevada, duties, SB 330

      Innovation, Research and Professional Development, Division of, creation, SB 330

      Kindergarten, funding for full-day programs, duties, AB 563**

      Monitoring and review of schools and districts, duties, SB 330

      Nevada Opportunity Scholarship Program, administration, AB 340

      Operations, Fiscal Services and Technology, Division of, creation, duties, SB 330

      Performance pay program, establishment, duties, administration of Fund, SB 330

      Physical education coordinator, employment or consultation with urged, SCR 12

      Regional training programs, appropriation, duties, AB 19

      Safe and respectful learning environment, duties, SB 163**, AB 5

      School tuition organizations, receipt of reports, SB 289

      Special Needs Scholarship Program, administration, SB 81

      Substitute teachers, establishment of training program, reports, SB 20

      Superintendent (See SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION)

      Textbooks, supplies and equipment, expenditures

             Charter schools, development of expenditure formula, AB 100**, AB 429**

             Combined minimum amount of money to be expended each fiscal year by schools and districts, determination, AB 429**

             Computer technology in schools, appropriation, duties, AB 19

             University schools for profoundly gifted pupils, duties, reports, AB 429**

             Waiver of expenditure requirements, requests for, duties, SB 56, AB 13**

      Vulnerable Youth, Interdisciplinary Committee on, appointments, SB 274

      Youth, Statewide Advisory Council for Support of, creation, SB 330, AB 505

EDUCATION, STATE BOARD OF

      Abolished, duties transferred, SB 326

      Accountability reports and summaries, contents, SB 20, AB 14*, AB 505

      Achievement of pupils, plans to improve, requirements, reports, SB 330, AB 351

      Advisory committees, appointment authorized, requirements, SB 330

      Algebra I and Geometry, alignment of class assignments, receipt of reports, AB 19

      Charter schools

             Accountability reports, duties, AB 489

             Applications to form and funding sources, duties, AB 181

             Nevada Charter School Institute, duties, SB 385, AB 181, AB 489, AB 505

             Progress reports, receipt, AB 26**, AB 100**

             Sponsorship duties transferred, SB 326, SB 385, AB 181, AB 489, AB 505

             Subcommittee, abolished, SB 326, SB 385, AB 181, AB 489, AB 505

      Cleaning products used in school, duties, SB 185

      Diplomas, duties concerning adjusted adult diploma, AB 505

      Duties, generally, SB 330, AB 505

      Early childhood education, duties, SB 378

      Early intervening services, regulation, SB 62**

      Educational excellence programs, duties, SB 330

      Educational Reform, Commission to Oversee, duties, SB 330

      Electronic devices, policy regarding instruction in use, duties, SB 163**

      Initiative for a World-Class Education in Nevada, duties, SB 330

      Members, appointment, qualifications, term of office, SB 330

      Multicultural education, duties, AB 155

      Nevada Opportunity Scholarship Program, duties, AB 340

      Parental Involvement, Advisory Council on, receipt of reports, SB 330

      Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Regional training programs, receipt of reports, SB 20

      Schools demonstrating need for improvement, duties, SB 389**

      Special education program units, duties, AB 563**

      Special Needs Scholarship Program, duties, SB 81

      Superintendent of Public Instruction, duties, SB 330

EDUCATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND PROGRAM EVALUATION, BUREAU OF (See LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL BUREAU)

EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE, COMMISSION ON

      Abolished, duties transferred, SB 326, SB 330, SB 379

      Account for Programs for Innovation and the Prevention of Remediation, grants, duties, SB 12**, SB 19

EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATIONS

      Charter schools, authorized and prohibited acts, AB 421

EDUCATIONAL REFORM, COMMISSION TO OVERSEE

      Creation, SB 330

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, ADVISORY COMMISSION ON

      Creation, SB 326

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, COMMISSION ON

      Abolished, duties transferred, SB 326, SB 330

      Allocations from Trust Fund for Educational Technology, duties, SB 379

      Grant program, application requirements, appropriation, AB 19

      Plan for use of technology, duties, SB 379

ELDERLY PERSONS (See AGED PERSONS)

ELECTIONS

      Absent ballots

             Armed Forces members and others residing outside United States, AB 41**

             Requests for, AB 79**, AB 245

      Assembly districts, Internet publication of maps, SB 212

      Ballot questions

             Eligibility of question affected by judicial determination or operation of law, publication of information, AB 82

             Entities advocating passage or defeat

                   Political action committees, entities included as, AB 82

                   Registration and reporting requirements, SB 281, AB 82

                   Unspent campaign contributions, receipt limited, SB 210

             Highway funding, methods to increase, AB 503††

             Local governments

                   County offices, organization in smaller counties, AB 415**

                   Indebtedness, AJR 12

                   Laughlin, incorporation as city, AB 383

                   Reno City Council, AB 443

                   Sparks City Council, SB 213, AB 443

                   Taxes, imposition, increase, decrease or repeal, SB 264†, AB 86, AJR 12

                   Transportation safety and homeland security, taxes for, SB 357

                   Washoe County

                          Fluoridation of water, SB 311

                          Fuel taxes, imposition, SB 201**

                          Property tax in unincorporated areas, imposition, SB 95

             Primary elections, deadline for filing of documents, SB 162*, AB 256

             Public revenue, initiative petitions creating, generating or increasing, AJR 2

             Sales and use taxes

                   Exemptions

                          Aviation services, labor and materials, SB 285

                          Hearing aids, SB 232, AB 386

                          Medical equipment, SB 232

                          Mobility-enhancing equipment, SB 232

                          Ophthalmic or ocular devices, SB 232, AB 386

                   Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement, legislative authority, AB 403**

             State, tax imposition or increase and indebtedness, AJR 12

      Ballots

             Deceased candidates, retention of name on primary ballot, SB 162*, AB 256

             Mailing ballots

                   Cities, authority to require that ballots be cast by mail, AB 79**

                   Time for mailing to voters, SB 181, AB 256

             Minor political parties, placement of names, SB 162*, AB 82†, AB 256

             Names in common, designation of incumbent on ballot, SB 263**, AB 82

             Provisional ballots, use, procedures, SB 315

             Sample ballots, time for mailing, SB 181

      Campaign practices (See CAMPAIGN PRACTICES)

      Candidates

            Challenges to candidacy, time limits, SB 162*, AB 82, AB 256

             Deceased candidates, retention of name on primary ballot, SB 162*, AB 256

             Declarations, certificates or acceptances of candidacy

                   Legislative, district or city office, notice to Secretary of State, SB 281

                   Time for filing, SB 162*, SB 263**, AB 82, AB 256

             Eligibility, publication of certain information required, AB 82

             Financial disclosure statements, requirements, AB 82†, AB 324

             Independent candidates for partisan office, time for filing petitions, SB 162*, AB 82†, AB 256

             Judicial officers with fictitious address, procedures, AB 99

             Legal defense funds (See LEGAL DEFENSE FUNDS)

             Minor political party candidates, filings, SB 162*, AB 82†, AB 256

             Names in common, designation of incumbent on ballot, SB 263**, AB 82

             Nonpartisan offices, filling of vacancies in nominations, SB 162*, AB 256

             Statements advocating election or defeat of candidate, disclosures, AB 82

      District court judges

             Appointment initially, retention by election, SJR 2 of the 74th Session

             Second and Eighth Judicial Districts, AB 64*

      Early voting, provisions repealed, SB 181

      Education, State Board of, SB 330

      Election supplies or equipment, removal or destruction, penalty, AB 82

      Electioneering defined, AB 82

      General election, date of city elections, AB 82, AB 256

      Initiative petitions (See INITIATIVE PETITIONS)

      Interference with conduct of election, penalty, AB 82

      Intimidation of voters, penalty, AB 82

      Labor, opposition to federal legislation governing union voting expressed, AJR 9

      Laughlin, incorporation as city, AB 383

      Legislature, reports to, AB 82

      Mechanical voting systems

             Audit of votes cast, requirements, AB 435

             Observers, accommodation plans, time for filing, SB 162*, AB 82, AB 256

             Tampering or interfering with, penalty, AB 82

             Use of certain systems limited, AB 435

      Municipal judges in certain cities, AB 82, AB 256

      Overton Power District, trustees, SB 124**

      Participatory Democracy Day designated, duties of Advisory Committee, SCR 24

      Political action committees (See POLITICAL ACTION, COMMITTEES FOR)

      Political parties (See POLITICAL PARTIES)

      Polling or soliciting voter information excluded as electioneering, AB 82

      Polling places, posting of information, requirements, AB 82

      Precincts

             Establishment, change or abolishment, time for, SB 162*, AB 256

             Mailing precincts or absent ballot mailing , approval of creation, AB 82

             Maximum number of voters to establish, AB 82

      President, Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote, adoption, AB 413

      Primary elections

             City offices, candidate receiving majority of votes declared elected, AB 79**

             Date of election, SB 120, SB 162*, SB 181, AB 12, AB 82, AB 256

             Deceased candidates, retention of name on ballot, SB 162*, AB 256

             North Las Vegas, requirement to hold, AB 39**

             Restrictions on holding, SB 162

      Reapportionment (See REAPPORTIONMENT)

      Recall of public officers (See RECALL OF PUBLIC OFFICERS)

      Referendum petitions (See REFERENDUM PETITIONS)

      Reno City Council, wards, procedures, AB 443

      Residency requirements for voting, SJR 3 of the 74th Session

      Returns in city elections, disposition of election materials, Internet publication and posting of results, AB 79**

      Sparks City Council, procedures, SB 213, AB 443

      Supreme Court justices, appointment initially, retention by election, SJR 2 of the 74th Session

      Tampering with election equipment, penalty, AB 82

      Voter identification

             Forms of identification, requirements, SB 315

             Photographic identification, requirements, SB 181, SB 315, AB 245

             Proof of identity, requirements, SB 315

             Signature of voter, verification, requirements, SB 181, AB 245

             Voter identification cards, issuance, SB 315, AB 245

      Voter registration

             Armed Forces members and others residing outside United States, AB 41**

             Armed Forces recruitment offices, designation as registration agencies, AB 82

             Electronic registration system, establishment authorized, AB 82

             Field registrars, appointment restrictions, prohibited acts, AB 82

             Intimidation and other unlawful acts prohibited, penalty, AB 82

             List of registered voters, Internet publication, SB 212**

             Mail registration

                   Date deemed registered, SB 162*, AB 82

                   Fees of Secretary of State, AB 82

             Nonresidents whose parents reside in Nevada, address for purposes of registration, AB 41

             Number of voters, time for transmittal to Secretary of State, AB 82

             Organizers of voter registration, requirements, penalties, AB 82

             Proof of citizenship, requirements, AB 347

             Registration agencies, duties, prohibited acts, AB 82

      Voting

             Illegal voting, penalty, AB 347

             Provisional ballots, SB 315

             Residency requirements, SJR 3 of the 74th Session

      Voting booths, destruction of supplies or equipment, penalty, AB 82

      Voting Rights Act of 1965, repeal of certain provisions urged, AJR 8

ELECTRIC BICYCLES (See also BICYCLES)

      Operation, AB 441*

      Permits, requirements, AB 441

ELECTRIC SCOOTERS (See also SCOOTERS)

      Operation, SB 309

ELECTRIC UTILITIES (See PUBLIC UTILITIES)

ELECTRIC VEHICLES (See MOTOR VEHICLES—Low emission and energy-efficient vehicles)

ELECTRICAL CODE (See also BUILDING CODES)

      Adoption of National Electrical Code, SB 191

ELECTRICITY GENERATED FROM RENEWABLE ENERGY, TAX ON

      Imposition, AB 522

ELECTROLOGISTS (See COSMETOLOGY)

ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS

      Abandoned property, filing of reports with State Treasurer, SB 167

      Campaign finance reports, filing, AB 82

      Children’s Health Insurance Program, submission of applications, SB 4**

      Data collectors, electronic transfer of personal information, duties, SB 227*

      E-mail (See E-MAIL)

      Electronic Notary Public Authorization Act, requirements, SB 92**

      Financial disclosure statements, filing, AB 82

      Internet (See INTERNET)

      Legislature or Legislative Counsel Bureau, receipt of reports, AB 535**

      Medicaid, submission of applications, SB 4**

      Motor vehicles, notice to DMV of transfer of title, AB 333*

      Nevada Lockbox, creation, registration of documents, SB 53**

      Real estate brokers’ price opinions, requirements, SB 184**, AB 272

      Sales taxes, collection on certain electronically transferred products, AB 403**

      Selective Service System, submission of registration information, SB 217*

      Technological crimes, disclosure of certain electronic information, SB 82

ELECTRONIC NOTARY PUBLIC AUTHORIZATION ACT

      Adoption, SB 92**

ELECTRONIC TRANSFER OF MONEY

      Crimes, property subject to forfeiture, SB 82

      Governmental entities, acceptance of payments, convenience fees, AB 548**

      Unemployment compensation, payments from income withholdings, AB 84

ELEVATORS

      Stairlifts, exemption from standards and procedures regarding elevators, SB 328

ELK (See also WILDLIFE)

      Unlawful acts, civil penalties, AB 77

ELKO, CITY OF (See also CITIES)

      Election dates, charter amendment, AB 82, AB 256

ELKO COUNTY (See also COUNTIES)

      Elected public bodies, action by vote, requirements, SB 224

      Emergency telephone system, requirements to impose surcharge, SB 59**

      Public health nurse, appropriation to fund, AB 357

ELKO COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (See also SCHOOL DISTRICTS)

      Charter schools, provision of services, SB 164

      Funding for regional training programs, AB 19, AB 563**

      University schools for profoundly gifted pupils, provision of services, SB 164

ELY, CITY OF (See also CITIES)

      City elections, dates, AB 82, AB 256

EMBALMERS (See FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS)

EMBEZZLEMENT

      Aged persons as victims, civil penalties, SB 45

      Notaries public, conviction disqualifies from appointment, SB 92**

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

      Bomb squads, duties, SB 144*

      Broadcasters, rights and duties during emergency or disaster, SB 147**

      Construction services related to recovery efforts, exemption from contractors’ licensing laws, SB 127*

      Dentists and dental hygienists, continuing education courses, SB 129*

      Gratuitous medical care rendered by certain persons, immunities, AB 200

      Homeland security (See HOMELAND SECURITY)

      Local funds to mitigate effects of disasters or terrorism, creation authorized, AB 44

      Local plans, adoption, standards and requirements, SB 308

      Physicians, special volunteer licenses, SB 269*, AB 312

      Public and private vehicles used for transportation, use, SB 308

      Public health emergencies, procedures, AB 112**

      School districts, use of money in school district fund for mitigation, SB 61**

      Service animals, plan to provide for evacuation with disabled persons, SB 132*

      Sex offenders, housing with other evacuees restricted, SB 308

      Sheriffs, powers and duties, SB 308

      State plan and program, adoption, contents, SB 308

      Statewide program for public awareness, establishment, SB 308

      Taxes for transportation safety, imposition upon voter approval, SB 357

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, DIVISION OF (See PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF)

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

      Charges by certain hospitals and physicians

             Limit on amount, SB 157

             Payment in full, required acceptance of certain money as, SB 157

      Committee on Emergency Medical Services, composition, SB 79**

      County fire department districts, fees for transports to medical facilities, AB 225**

      Defibrillator database, creation, use by emergency medical dispatchers, SB 244*

      Disasters, applicability of Good Samaritan Law, AB 200

      Elder abuse, training in reporting, requirements, AB 260

      Emergency response employees, notification of possible exposure to infectious disease, AB 16**

      Endorsement of certain technicians to administer immunizations, dispense medication and provide certain services, AB 349**

      Hospitals (See also HOSPITALS)

             Clark County, services, transfer of patients, reports, AB 52**

             Limit on amount charged by certain hospitals and physicians, SB 157

             Payment in full, required acceptance of certain money as, SB 157

      Independent centers (See also MEDICAL AND RELATED FACILITIES)

             Infectious diseases, investigations by health authorities, duties, AB 206**

             Inspections, contents of reports, AB 206**

             Medical records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

             Near-miss events, duties, SB 319*

             Nursing services, staffing requirements, duties concerning plans, AB 121*

             Patient safety violations, penalties, AB 206**

             Personnel safety surveillance systems, participation, duties, SB 319*

             Sentinel events, duties, penalty, SB 319*, AB 206**

      Motor vehicle insurance verification, duties of attendant or technician, AB 504

      Psychologists, gratuitous care rendered by, immunities, AB 200

      Vehicles, parking in common-interest communities, SB 183†, AB 129*

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE SYSTEMS (See also TELEPHONE)

      Surcharge, imposition in certain counties, procedures, SB 59**

EMINENT DOMAIN

      Appraisals, provision of copies to property owner, AJR 3 of the 74th Session

      Attorney’s fees and costs, liability, recovery, AJR 3 of the 74th Session

      Common-interest communities, exercise of eminent domain by association prohibited, SB 182*

      Fair market value, determination, AJR 3 of the 74th Session

      Interest, award, AJR 3 of the 74th Session

      Just compensation, determination, AJR 3 of the 74th Session

      PISTOL initiative, repeal, AJR 3 of the 74th Session

      Public use, determination, burden of proof, AJR 3 of the 74th Session

      Reversion of property to original property owner, AJR 3 of the 74th Session

      Transfer of property to other private person or entity, restrictions, AJR 3 of the 74th Session

      Valuation of taken or damaged property, AJR 3 of the 74th Session

EMISSION CONTROL (See AIR POLLUTION)

EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE, CHILDREN WITH (See MENTAL ILLNESS, PERSONS WITH)

EMPLOYEE LEASING COMPANIES

      Agreements with third parties to act on behalf of companies, procedures, SB 361*

      Certificates of registration, fees, SB 361*

      Federal laws, employee leasing company deemed not to be employer for certain purposes, SB 112

      Financial statements, submission to Division, SB 361*

      Industrial insurance coverage for employees

             Authority, reports, SB 361*

             Duty to sponsor and maintain workers’ compensation insurance, SB 388

      Insurance, self-funded insurance program or action as self-insured employer prohibited, SB 112, SB 388

EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES

      Abusive conduct in work environment, unlawful employment practice, AB 166

      Apprenticeships (See APPRENTICES AND APPRENTICESHIP)

      Arbitration of disputes other than pursuant to collective bargaining agreement, procedures, prohibited acts, AB 381

      Background investigations

             Criminal history records, receipt and use of information, AB 81*

             Elder abuse, receipt of information from Registry, AB 8

      Business licenses (See BUSINESS LICENSES)

      Child support withholdings, prohibited acts, AB 101*

      City employees (See CITY OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES)

      County employees (See COUNTY OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES)

      Credit reports, consideration of unpaid or unsettled medical bills restricted, AB 418

      Discrimination

             Gender identity or expression as basis, unlawful employment practice, AB 184

             Limitation of actions, AB 43, AB 166

             Physical characteristics as basis, unlawful employment practice, AB 166

             Sexual orientation, prohibited acts, investigations, AB 43, AB 559

      District employees (See DISTRICTS—Officers and employees)

      Housing, continuation of employer-assisted housing grant program, AB 508**

      Immigration status of employees, assistance for verification, AB 431, AB 468

      Independent contractors, legislative study of employee misclassifications, SCR 26

      Industrial insurance (See INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE)

      Job training (See JOB TRAINING)

      Labor unions (See LABOR UNIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS)

      Linked Deposit Program, establishment to provide small business loans, AB 451††

      Mental retardation and related conditions, persons with, regulation of employers and day training services, SB 78**

      Minority-owned businesses, loan programs, AB 451††, AB 545

      Minors working in entertainment industry, exemption from school attendance requirements, AB 343, AB 505

      Occupational safety and health (See OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH)

      Payroll taxes (See BUSINESS TAX)

      Renewable energy projects, loans and set-aside programs, AB 522**

      Retailers (See RETAILERS)

      School conferences and activities, leave required, retaliation prohibited, AB 243**

      Small business investment credits and companies, development, SB 239

      Small Business Ombudsman, Office of, creation, AB 331

      Small business start-up loans for seniors and veterans, AB 338**

      Smoking on premises, when allowed, SB 372

      State employees (See STATE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES)

      Tax abatements for certain businesses (See ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

      Town employees (See TOWNS—Officers and employees)

      Unemployment compensation (See UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION)

      Uninsured employed persons, shared responsibility plan for health care access, establishment, SB 380

      Unlawful employment practices

             Abusive conduct in work environment, AB 166

             Gender identity or expression, discrimination based on, AB 184

             Physical characteristics, discrimination based on, AB 166

             School conferences and activities, retaliation against attendees, AB 243**

      Wages (See WAGES)

      Workforce Investment Board, duties, SB 239**

EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

      Consultants hired by state agencies, requirements, AB 463**

      Repeal of laws governing private agencies, SB 410

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DIVISION (See EMPLOYMENT, TRAINING AND REHABILITATION, DEPARTMENT OF)

EMPLOYMENT, TRAINING AND REHABILITATION, DEPARTMENT OF

      Criminal proceedings, job training and placement of certain offenders, AB 279

      Employment Security Division

             Employment Security Fund, use, AB 84**

             Grants to certain nonprofit private entities, duties, AB 338**

             Unemployment compensation, duties, SB 386, AB 84**, AB 469**, AB 527

      Energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, duties, SB 152**

      Records (See PUBLIC RECORDS)

      Rehabilitation Division, duties as voter registration agency, AB 82

      Sex Workers, Office of Ombudsman for, creation, duties, SB 369

      Small business investment, duties, SB 239

      Taxes and fees, reports to Interim Finance Committee, AB 193**

      Unemployment compensation, duties, AB 469**, AB 527

      Youth, Statewide Advisory Council for Support of, creation, SB 330, AB 505

EMPOWERMENT SCHOOLS (See SCHOOLS, EMPOWERMENT)

ENCRYPTION

      Data collectors, electronic transfer of personal information, duties, SB 227*

ENERGY COMMISSION, NEVADA

      Creation, powers and duties, AB 522

ENERGY COMMISSIONER, NEVADA

      Appointment, duties, SB 358**, AB 522**

ENERGY CONSERVATION

      Alternative fuels (See ALTERNATIVE FUELS)

      Appliances, adoption of certain energy efficiency standards, SB 242

      Electric resistance heating systems, procedure for use, SB 73**

      Electric utilities, implementation of energy efficiency and conservation programs, incentives, SB 358**, AB 522

      Electric vehicles (See MOTOR VEHICLES—Low emission and energy-efficient vehicles)

      Green buildings, application for tax abatements, procedures, SB 73**

      Green Jobs Initiative, promotion of energy efficiency projects, SB 152**

      Legislative study of production and use of energy in State, SCR 19

      Local governments

             Local improvements, authorized projects, SB 358**

             Performance contracts for operating cost-savings measures, SB 358**, AB 192**

             Retrofitting plans, duties, SB 323, SB 358**

      Nevada Energy Commission, creation, duties, AB 522

      Nevada Energy Commissioner, appointment, duties, SB 358**, AB 522**

      Nevada System of Higher Education, study programs, duties, SB 298**, SB 358**, AB 522

      New Energy Industry Task Force, creation, duties, SB 358**, AB 522**

      Occupational safety, regulations to allow conservation measures, AB 405

      Rebates or incentives, development of programs, AB 522

      Renewable energy (See RENEWABLE ENERGY)

      Residential property

             Appraisers of real estate, continuing education requirements, SB 242

             Consumer utility costs

                   Energy assistance programs

                          Funding, SB 358**

                          Nevada Energy Commission, duties, AB 522

                   Program to offset, funding, AB 522

                   Renewable Energy Fund, creation, use, AB 522**

             Contractors, duties regarding upgrades in certain developments, SB 242

             Districts to finance installations and improvements, SB 358†, AB 456

             Energy efficient mortgages and financing, requirements, SB 242

             Evaluation and rating of energy consumption, requirements, SB 242, AB 457

             Mortgage brokers and agents, continuing education requirements, SB 242

             Real estate licensees, distribution of information, continuing education requirements, SB 242

             Sale of property, disclosures regarding energy usage, AB 457

             Weatherization projects, funding, SB 152**

      Standards for conservation and efficiency, adoption, SB 73**, AB 522

      State and Local Government Panel on Efficient Energy, creation, duties, SB 358**

      State buildings

             Energy tracking program, applicability, funding, SB 358**

             Standards and guidelines for energy efficiency, adoption, SB 395**

             State energy reduction plan, funding, reports, SB 358**

      State energy plan, contents, SB 358**

      State purchasing, standards for purchase of devices, SB 395**

      Trust Fund for Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation, administration, SB 358**, AB 522

ENERGY, OFFICE OF

      Abatement of taxes related to renewable energy, duties, SB 395†, AB 522**

      Abolished, duties transferred to Nevada Energy Commission, AB 522

      Appliances, adoption of certain energy efficiency standards, SB 242

      Contractors, renewable energy and energy efficiency upgrades, duties, SB 242

      Electric resistance heating systems, receipt of reports, SB 73**

      Energy efficient mortgages, duties, SB 242

      Funding of operation

             Federal stimulus money, duties, SB 358**

             Public utility assessments, SB 242†, SB 358**, AB 522**

      Green buildings, duty to forward tax abatement applications removed, SB 73**

      Independent consultant, employment, duties, appropriation, SB 358

      Interim Finance Committee, reports to, SB 152**, AB 522

      Local government retrofitting plans, receipt, SB 323

      Powers and duties, generally, SB 358**

      Regulations, costs of adopting, appropriation, SB 395

      Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation Loans, Fund for, administration, AB 522**

      Report on status of energy, requirements, SB 358**

      Residential property, duties, SB 242, SB 358†, AB 456, AB 457

      Solar or wind energy systems, duties, SB 114**

      State energy reduction plan, funding, duties, SB 358**

ENGINEERS

      Board (See PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS, STATE BOARD OF)

      Licenses, procedures for summary suspension, SB 76**

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Public works, authorized or prohibited contract provisions, AB 483**

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

      Designation as official state language, AB 70

      Voting Rights Act of 1965, repeal of certain provisions urged, AJR 8

ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY, SOUTHERN NEVADA (See SOUTHERN NEVADA ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY)

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION, STATE

      Fleet vehicles, duties, SB 332**

      Graywater reuse in single-family residences, regulation, SB 126, AB 363

      Methamphetamine and certain other substances, duties, SB 60**

      Recycling containers placed on certain premises, regulation, SB 137

      Tires, facilities for processing or recycling, duties, SB 186**

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS

      Board of Registered Environmental Health Specialists

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Members, qualifications, SB 268*

             Public health information, sharing with other regulatory bodies, SB 268*

             Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Certificates, procedures for summary suspension, SB 76**

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

      Air pollution (See AIR POLLUTION)

      Alternative fuels (See ALTERNATIVE FUELS)

      Cheatgrass, funding for certain projects, SB 146**

      Clean Water Restoration Act of 2007, opposition expressed, SJR 8

      Cleaning products used in public schools, requirements, SB 185**

      Energy conservation (See ENERGY CONSERVATION)

      Fires and fire protection (See FIRES AND FIRE PROTECTION)

      Mojave Desert Advisory Commission, creation, duties, AB 394

      National Landscape Conservation System, opposition expressed, SJR 7

      Plastic bags, use regulated, fees, penalties, SB 397

      Property tax exemption for certain nonprofit organizations, AB 369**

      Renewable energy (See RENEWABLE ENERGY)

      Sagebrush habitats, funding for certain projects, SB 146**

      Spring Mountains, protection of adjacent lands, AB 352**

      Tahoe Basin (See TAHOE BASIN)

      Truckee River Flood Project, appropriation for ecosystem restoration, SB 345

      Water pollution (See WATER POLLUTION)

      Wilderness areas and study areas, certain federal actions urged, SJR 2

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, DIVISION OF (See CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE DEPARTMENT OF)

EPILEPSY

      Drivers’ licenses and identification cards, imprinting medical condition, SB 52

      Medicaid, drug coverage, SB 419

EPS/HOMEMAKER PROGRAM

      Appropriation, SB 431**

EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT

      Ratification, AJR 3

EQUAL RIGHTS COMMISSION, NEVADA

      Employment discrimination, duties, AB 43, AB 166, AB 184, AB 559

      Housing discrimination, duties, AB 43, AB 559

      Public accommodations discrimination, duties, SB 207*, AB 43, AB 166, AB 559

EQUALIZATION, COUNTY BOARDS OF

      Appeal of assessment of property on unsecured tax roll, duties, SB 200, AB 205**

ESCAPE

      Fugitive from justice, definition for purposes of certain crimes, AB 481*

      Mental illness or mental retardation, defendants with, notification to victim of escape from Division facilities, AB 61**

      Privately-run prisons, applicability of laws, AB 385**, AB 502

ESCROW

      Common-interest communities, purchase or reservation of unit, SB 183**

      Disbursements of money held in escrow, prohibited acts, AB 133*

      Landlord and tenant, requirements regarding security deposits, penalty, AB 258

      Manufactured homes and similar structures, requirements, SB 89**

ESCROW AGENTS AND AGENCIES

      Authority of Commissioner unaffected by expiration, revocation or surrender of license, AB 513**

      Construction controls, licensure, AB 513

      Disbursements of money held in escrow, prohibited acts, AB 133*

      Education requirements, AB 513**

      Violations, remedies and penalties, AB 486*

ESTATE TAX

      Principal and Income Act, amendment related to federal estate marital tax deduction, SB 348*

ESTATES OF DECEDENTS

      Appealable orders, time for filing notice of appeal, SB 277*

      Assets held by guardian of decedent, restrictions, SB 313*

      Court fees for filing certain petitions, AB 65**

      Declaratory relief, actions for, requirements, SB 277*

      Exempt property and homestead, setting aside for surviving spouse or minor children, SB 277*

      Federal taxes, apportionment of certain taxes, SB 277*

      Gaming interests, restrictions on transfer to heirs or devisees, SB 83**

      Intestate succession (See INTESTATE SUCCESSION)

      Personal representatives

             Attorneys, compensation, SB 277*, AB 320**

             Fees, SB 277*

             Qualifications, appointment, SB 277*

      Sales, payment of real estate commission, SB 277*

      Summary administration, petitions, SB 277*

      Wills (See WILLS)

ETHANOL (See ALTERNATIVE FUELS)

ETHICS

      Attorneys performing functions of real estate brokers, duties, SB 254*

      Charter schools, membership of governing bodies restricted, AB 421

      Common-interest communities

             Community managers, SB 182*, AB 108, AB 350**

             Executive board members, SB 182*, SB 183*, SB 253*, AB 350**

      Common-law privileges and immunities, applicability, SB 160**

      Contracts with governmental agencies, procedures, SB 104, SB 160**

      Legislators, SB 160**, SR 1‡, SR 10‡, AR 1‡, AR 10

      Lobbyist activities with governmental entities, required disclosures, AB 442

      Manufactured buildings, duties of dealers and distributors, SB 89**

      Manufactured Housing, Division of, employees, requirements, SB 89**

      Nevada Ethics in Government Law

             Acknowledgment of statutory ethical standards

                   Filing requirements, SB 104, SB 160**, AB 82

                   Medical boards, requirements for members of certain boards, SB 8**

             Contracts, requirements and prohibitions, SB 104, SB 160**

             Definitions, SB 104, SB 160**

             Financial disclosure statements

                   Contents, AB 324

                   Electronic filing, requirements, AB 82

                   Forms, preparation and distribution, AB 82

             Former officer or employee, acceptance of employment with certain businesses restricted, civil penalties, SB 104, SB 160**

             General improvement district trustees, applicability of laws, SB 104, SB 160**

             Gift defined, AB 324

             Legislative declaration, SB 160**

             Legislators, applicability of laws, SB 160**

             Planning commissions, voting by members, SB 104, SB 160**

             Representation or counseling of private persons before public agencies, disclosure requirements, SB 160**

             Violations, time limit for investigation, SB 104, SB 160**

             Voting by public officers, required disclosures, SB 160**

      Occupational and professional board members generally, SB 268*

      Voter registration drives, prohibited acts, AB 82

      Youth Legislature, Nevada, nepotism prohibited, SB 161**

ETHICS, COMMISSION ON

      Deadline for hearings and rendering opinions, SB 104, SB 160**

      Executive Director, qualifications, SB 104, SB 160**

      Financial disclosure statements, duties removed, AB 82

      Former public officer or employee, acceptance of employment with certain businesses, duties, SB 104, SB 160**

      Investigations, time for, SB 104, SB 160**

      Legislators, jurisdiction limited, SB 160**

      Lobbying activities, SB 160**, AB 442

      Regulations, authority to adopt, SB 104

EUREKA COUNTY (See also COUNTIES)

      State Public Defender, reimbursement for services, SB 431**

EVALUATION AND SUNSET COMMISSION

      Creation, duties, AB 519

EVICTION

      Affidavit contesting unlawful detainer, time for filing, AB 189

      Damages to personal property, amount recoverable, AB 132*

      Foreclosures or trustee sales

             Notice requirements, eviction procedures, AB 140*, AB 189

             Offer of payment by new owner in exchange for vacating, effect, AB 258

      Manufactured home parks, appeal of eviction order, bond requirement, AB 454

      Notice to quit, time extended, AB 189†, AB 313

      Remaining lawfully on property after notice to quit, time extended, AB 189

      Summary eviction, time for, effect of rent payment, AB 189, AB 313

EVIDENCE

      Acquittal in other jurisdiction, admissibility in evidence, SB 35**

      Alcohol or controlled substance, affidavit or declaration of expert witness as to existence or quantity, AB 250*

      Biological evidence of certain crimes, preservation, AB 279*

      Health authorities, admission of certain documents in evidence, AB 398

      Patient monitoring devices, admissibility of recordings, SB 290

EX-FELONS

      Failure to register, genetic marker testing, submission of identifying information to Repository, AB 105**

      Guardian, appointment, consideration of conviction, SB 287*

      Personal representatives, appointment, consideration of conviction, SB 277*

      Voter registration, employment as registrar restricted, AB 82

EXAMINERS, STATE BOARD OF

      Appraisers of Real Estate, Commission on, duties, AB 287**

      Budget shortfall, appropriation, duties, AB 562**

      Critical labor shortage, designation of positions, AB 488**

      Debts owed State, requests from State Controller regarding, AB 87**

      Energy, Office of, approval of allocation of certain money to, SB 358†, SB 395

      Furloughs by state employees, duties, appropriations, SB 433**

      Housing Division, duties regarding contracts entered into by, SB 152**

      Independent contractors with State, duties, SB 31**

      K-12 Public Education Stabilization Account, duties, AB 458††

      Prostitution services tax, duties, SB 369

      Public Education Stabilization Fund, duties, SB 150, AB 55

      Rainy Day Fund, requests for transfer of money, duties, AB 165**, AB 221

      School districts, requests for waiver from certain requirements, duties, AB 13**

      Senior citizens’ property tax assistance, duty removed, SB 64, SB 122

      State business portal, approval of contracts to operate, AB 146*

      United States Treasury, payments to, duties, AB 562**

      Utility costs for state agencies, duties, SB 423**

      Victims of crime, compensation awards, duties, AB 283**

EXCAVATIONS

      Definition of excavation includes boring, AB 80**

      Sewer service laterals

             Excavations or demolitions proposed, rights and duties of sewer main operators and others, AB 80**

             Marking of location by governmental entities and others, AB 32, AB 80**

EXCHANGE FACILITATORS

      Applicability of laws, technical correction, SB 15**

EXECUTION OF CIVIL JUDGMENTS

      Accounting, duties of sheriffs and judgment creditors, AB 491††

      Constables, authority, fees, SB 218†, AB 491††

      Exemptions

             Annuities, SB 388

             Bank accounts, AB 491††

             Claim of exemption, procedures, AB 491††

             Distributions from certain plans and accounts, AB 491††

             Homesteads, AB 449

             Life insurance, SB 388

             Objection to claim of exemption, procedures, AB 491††

             Trust property, SB 287*

             Waiver of exemption, prohibited acts by judgment creditors, AB 491††

      Fees for issuance of writs, AB 65**

      Interrogatories, requirements, AB 491††

      Notice of execution, contents, AB 491††

      Safe-deposit boxes, procedures, AB 491††

EXPLOSIVES

      Act of terrorism includes violent criminal offense, AB 408

      Bomb squads, jurisdiction, duties, SB 144*

      Damage or destruction of property, penalties, AB 182**

      Definition for purposes of crimes, AB 182**

      Duplicative provisions repealed, AB 182**

      Fugitives from justice, definition for purposes of certain crimes, AB 481*

      Manufacture, regulation, SB 288

EXTORTION

      Immigration status, penalty for threats based on, AB 347

      Notaries public, conviction disqualifies from appointment, SB 92**

      Real estate appraisals, improper influence, AB 287**

EYE SURGERY (See REFRACTIVE SURGERY FACILITIES)

EYEGLASSES

      Sales and use tax exemptions for ocular devices, SB 232, AB 386

                                                                     F

FACTORY-BUILT HOUSING

      Audit of dealers and distributors, SB 89**

      Brokerage agreements, procedures, SB 89**

      Certificates of title or ownership, issuance, SB 89**

      Dealers, manufacturers, salesmen and servicemen, regulation, SB 89**

      Distributors, licensing and regulation, SB 89**

      Escrows, requirements, SB 89**

      Housing Division, powers and duties, AB 539

      Methamphetamine manufacture on premises, required disclosures, SB 89**

      Sales, reports, requirements, SB 89**

FAIR AND RECREATION BOARDS

      Room tax (See ROOM TAX)

      Washoe County (See RENO-SPARKS CONVENTION AND VISITORS AUTHORITY)

FALLON, CITY OF (See also CITIES)

      City elections, dates, AB 82, AB 256

      Newlands Project, federal assistance for repair to Truckee Canal urged, ACR 32

FALSE IMPRISONMENT

      Crime against a child (See CRIME AGAINST A CHILD)

      Genetic marker testing of certain offenders upon arrest required, SB 178, AB 234

FAMILY COURTS (See also DISTRICT COURTS)

      Eighth Judicial District, number of judges increased, funding, AB 64*, AB 65**

      Placement of children, certain relatives to be given preference, SB 342**

FAMILY SUPPORT ACT, INTERSTATE

      Amendments, adoption, AB 280*

FAMILY THERAPISTS (See MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS)

FARMING (See AGRICULTURE)

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

      Background checks, authorized requests for information by agencies, AB 81*

FEDERAL ECONOMIC STIMULUS MONEY AND PROGRAMS

      Authorized expenditures, availability and transfer of money, SB 431**

      Autism, training of school personnel working with pupils, funding, AB 359

      Early childhood education programs, funding, SB 378††

      Energy Commissioner, Nevada, duties, SB 358**

      Energy conservation projects, loans and set-aside programs, AB 522**

      Energy, Office of, duties, SB 358**, AB 522**

      Governor’s Workforce Investment Board, duties, SB 239**

      Green Jobs Initiative, adoption, SB 152**

      Interim Finance Committee, creation of oversight subcommittee, SB 143†, ACR 34

      Legislative Committee for Federal Stimulus Oversight, creation, SB 143

      Local governments, retrofitting plans, duties, SB 323

      Renewable energy projects, loans and set-aside programs, AB 522**

      State buildings, energy tracking program, funding, SB 358**

      State energy reduction plan, funding, SB 358**

      Tax credit bonds, procedures, AB 60**

      Unemployment compensation programs, funding, AB 469**, AB 527, ACR 17

FELONIES (See also specific crimes)

      Accountants, disqualification from practice, SB 335**

      Administrative assessments (See ADMINISTRATIVE ASSESSMENTS)

      Animals, possession or sale with intent to use in fight, SB 133, AB 199*

      Campaign violations, AB 82

      Child pornography, prohibited acts, AB 88*, AB 315

      Collection of assessments, fines, fees or restitution, procedures, AB 156, AB 271

      Common-interest communities, certain violations, SB 182*

      Complementary integrative medicine, prohibited acts, SB 69

      Criminal gangs, recruitment or promotion of gang activities, SB 142*, AB 335

      Domestic violence battery, AB 33, AB 164**

      Elections, crimes related to, AB 82, AB 347

      Electronic notaries public, software and devices, prohibited acts, SB 92

      Ex-felons (See EX-FELONS)

      Excrement or bodily fluids, unlawful acts by prisoners, AB 384*

      Fingerprints, submission under false pretenses, AB 8

      Fraudulent transactions with similar pattern, intent or victim, AB 322*

      Genetic marker testing of offenders

             Arrest for certain felonies, testing required, procedure, SB 178, AB 234

             Court order unnecessary, AB 105**

             Postconviction petitions authorized, procedures, AB 179*, AB 279

             Preservation of biological evidence, AB 279*

      Habitual felons and habitually fraudulent felons, prosecution, AB 239

      Hunting or fishing guides, unlicensed activities, AB 194*

      Identifying information of offenders, submission to Central Repository, AB 105**

      Juvenile court, jurisdiction, SB 235*

      Legal and judicial personnel, certain crimes against, AB 99

      Liens, filing false liens, AB 99

      Marijuana, prohibited acts, SB 262

      Mortgage brokers and agents, disqualification from practice, AB 523*

      Perfusionists, unlicensed practice, SB 269*

      Prostitution, solicitation of child for, AB 238*

      Public employees’ retirement, forfeiture of rights and benefits upon conviction of job-related felony, AB 434

      Racketeering, prohibited acts, AB 322*

      Radio frequency identification, prohibited acts, SB 125*

      Residential mortgage loan originators, disqualification from practice, AB 523*

      Resisting or obstructing public officer, penalties, AB 253*

      Scrap metal, unlawful acts involving, AB 233**

      Sexual assault, violation of protective orders, AB 120**

      Stalking, unlawful acts, AB 309*

      Streetlights or traffic-control devices, theft, AB 17, AB 233**

      Subdivision of land, sales violations, AB 197

      Unemployment insurance fraud, AB 84**

      Viatical settlements, violations, SB 388, SB 426*

      Wildlife licenses or permits, revocation permanently for two or more felony convictions, SB 411*

FENCES

      Scrap metal, unlawful acts, penalty, AB 233**

      Swimming pools, required safety features for newly constructed pools, SB 250

FERNLEY, CITY OF (See also CITIES)

      City elections, dates, AB 82, AB 256

      Newlands Project, federal assistance for repair to Truckee Canal urged, ACR 32

FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME (See also ALCOHOL OR DRUG ABUSE)

      Child welfare service agencies, duties regarding certain children, AB 83

FINANCE, STATE BOARD OF

      Bonds and other state obligations, receipt of reports, duties, AB 135††

      Capital improvement projects, bond issue, duties, AB 564**

      Deposits of state money in out-of-state financial institutions, powers, AB 60**

      Investment of public money, duties, AB 60†, AB 91

      Tahoe Basin preservation bonds, issuance, AB 18**, AB 526

      Venture capital to certain minority-owned businesses, duties, AB 451

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, DIVISION OF (See BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY, DEPARTMENT OF)

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, TAXES ON

      Branch tax, repeal, AB 275

      Internet publication of tax rates, requirements, SB 177

      Occupations excluded from definition of financial institution, effect, SB 208

      Overpayments, credit applied to other tax liabilities, AB 23**

      Reduction of tax, AB 275

      School tuition organizations, tax credit for donations to, SB 289

FINANCIAL PLANNERS (See also INVESTMENT ADVISERS)

      Licensure as insurance consultant required to negotiate viatical settlements, SB 388, SB 426*

FINES

      Aged persons as victims of certain crimes, civil penalties, SB 45

      Alcoholic Beverage Awareness Program, violations, AB 72, AB 432*

      Appraisal management companies, violations, AB 287*

      Bars, certain bars allowing minors to remain inside, SB 372

      Buildings, violations concerning vacant buildings, AB 66

      Businesses

             Failure to register with Consumer Affairs Division, AB 22

             Ordinances regarding licensure or regulation, violation, AB 31, AB 49**

             Unlawful operation in State, SB 350*

      Campaign violations, SB 210

      Child care facilities, violations, AB 89*

      Child pandering and prostitution violations, civil penalties, AB 380

      Chiropractors, disciplinary action, SB 26*

      Cigarettes

             Fire safety standards, prohibited acts, AB 229*

             Retailers, failure to post certain warning signs, SB 383

      Collection

             Payments by credit or debit cards, convenience fees, AB 548**

             Procedures, AB 156, AB 271

      Common-interest communities (See COMMON-INTEREST COMMUNITIES)

      Computer equipment, violations regarding, AB 426

      Construction sites, health and safety violations, SB 288†, AB 148*

      Contractors, failure to comply with insurance requirements, AB 215

      Credit cards, printing certain information on sales receipt, AB 389**

      Cribs, distribution of unsafe cribs, AB 430*

      Dairy products, violations, SB 22, SB 25

      Debit cards, printing certain information on sales receipt, AB 389**

      Defibrillator manufacturers, violations, SB 244*

      Dogs and cats

             Breeders, unlawful acts, SB 241

             Retailers, failure to make disclosures regarding sterilization, AB 15*

      Drug manufacturers and wholesalers, violations, SB 211

      Drugs, unlawful sale of expired items, SB 21

      Escrow agents and agencies, violations, AB 486*

      Foreclosures or trustee sales, failure to maintain property, AB 140*, AB 452

      Garbage, unlawful dumping, AB 353*

      Health care professionals, unlawful activity, SB 364

      Health insurers, failure to provide information to certain health plans, AB 399

      Housing discrimination, AB 559

      Housing for independent living, licensing violations, AB 111

      Industrial insurance, prohibited acts, SB 195*, SB 324, AB 178

      Infant formula or baby food, unlawful sale of expired items, SB 21

      Local government employee-management relations, failure to pay fees, AB 540**

      Long-term care facility administrators, violations, AB 176*

      Manufactured buildings and similar structures, violations by licensees, SB 89**

      Massage therapists, unlawful acts, SB 119*

      Medical facilities

             Anesthesia or conscious or deep sedation, violations, SB 70, AB 123*

             Near-miss events, reports, prohibited acts, SB 319

             Nursing services, staffing requirement violations, AB 121

             Patient safety violations, AB 206**

             Refractive surgery facilities, unlicensed operation, AB 196**

             Sentinel events, reports, prohibited acts, SB 319†, AB 206**

      Mortgage bankers, brokers and agents, violations, AB 151**, AB 486*, AB 523*

      Motor carriers, violations, AB 372**

      Motor vehicle fuel suppliers and retailers, unlawful acts, SB 332**, AB 235

      Motor vehicle insurers, prohibited acts regarding body shops, AB 297

      Motor vehicle manufacturers, willful violations, SB 246

      Motor vehicle sales, deceptive trade practices, AB 561**

      Nuisance violations, AB 353*

      Nurses and nursing assistants, retaliation against for certain acts, AB 10**

      Off-highway vehicles, violations, SB 394*

      Osteopathic licensees, violations, SB 269*

      Parole secured by surety bond, violations by surety, SB 221

      Physicians, violations, SB 70, SB 269*, AB 123*

      Plastic bags, unlawful acts by retailers, SB 397

      Real estate appraisals, violations, AB 287**

      Residential mortgage loan originators, violations, AB 523*

      Securities violations, SB 101**

      Sewer systems, violations related to excavations, AB 80**

      Solid waste, unlawful dumping, AB 353*

      Special fuel suppliers and retailers, unlawful acts, SB 332**, AB 235

      Sudan, certain companies operating in, false certification, AB 493

      Televisions, violations regarding, AB 426

      Tires, violations regarding processing, recycling or disposal, SB 186*

      Tow car operators, unlawful compensation by body shops or garagemen, AB 53

      Traffic violations (See generally TRAFFIC CONTROL)

      Trust companies, violations, SB 310*, SB 365*

      Unemployment compensation, unlawful acts, AB 84**

      Used vehicle dealers, prohibited acts, AB 290

      Vehicle protection products, prohibited acts, SB 118

      Voter registration and registration agencies, prohibited acts, AB 82

      Weed control, violations, SB 110

      Wildlife, unlawful killing, possession or waste, AB 77

FINGERPRINTING

      Appraisal management companies, AB 287*

      Clinical professional counselors, SB 297

      Drivers’ licenses and identification cards, thumbprints required, AB 170

      Home, agencies providing personal care services in the, AB 20*

      Homes for individual residential care, AB 20*

      Marriage and family therapists, SB 297

      Motor vehicle brokers, requirements for agents, SB 246

      Osteopathic physicians, SB 269*, AB 261

      Physicians and physician assistants, SB 269*, SB 364

      Private investigators and related licensees, unlicensed employees, SB 265*

      Psychologists, SB 40, SB 269**, SB 297, SB 364

      Residential mortgage loan originators, AB 523

      Respiratory care practitioners, SB 269*

      Scrap metal processors, duties regarding sellers, AB 233**

      Social workers, SB 364

      Submission of fingerprints to employers or licensing boards under false pretenses, penalties, AB 8

      Veterinarians, SB 57

FIRE DEPARTMENTS

      Arson investigators, industrial and occupational disease coverage, AB 173*

      Cancer, occupational disease coverage, AB 521**

      Charitable solicitations on behalf of firefighters

             Disclosure requirements, SB 252

             Registration statements and financial reports, filing, SB 153

      Common-interest communities, parking of vehicles, SB 183†, AB 129*

      Consolidation of public safety functions in larger counties, study, AB 494**

      County fire department districts, fees for transports to medical facilities, AB 225**

      Emergency medical services (See EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES)

      Infectious diseases, emergency response employees to be notified of possible exposure, AB 16**

      Nye County, sales tax for personnel and facilities, implementation, AB 403**

      Volunteer firefighters

             Cancer as occupational disease, AB 521**

             Heart disease as occupational disease, SB 6**

             Retired public employees, reemployment without loss of benefits, SB 174**

FIRE MARSHAL, STATE

      Cigarette fire safety standards, duties, receipt of reports, AB 229**

      Foster homes, duties, AB 227*

      Lake Mead Basin, duties, SB 94*

      Novelty lighters, duties regarding unlawful sale or distribution, AB 266*

      Refund of certain fees, appropriation to cover costs, SB 401**

      Tahoe Basin, duties, SB 94*

      Training programs, authorized expenditures, SB 431**

FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS (See also DISTRICTS)

      Clearance of vegetation around certain structures, requirements, SB 94*

      Lake Mead Basin, study of authority and funding, SB 94*

      Lobbying activities, prohibitions and requirements, AB 442

      Sierra Fire Protection District, transfer of state land to, SB 94**

      Tahoe Basin, study of authority and funding, SB 94*

FIREARMS

      Assault includes threatened use of deadly weapon, penalty, AB 93

      Concealed firearms, certification of retired peace officers to carry, AB 230*

      Confiscated firearms, sale or destruction, AB 244

      Fugitives from justice, definition for purposes of certain crimes, AB 481*

      Mental illness, persons with

             Court records, transmittal to Central Repository, procedures, AB 46*

             Petition to regain right to possess firearm, procedures, AB 46*

      Resisting or obstructing public officer, penalties, AB 253*

      Special license plates supporting Second Amendment rights, issuance, AB 299

      Wards, determination of mental capacity, AB 46*

FIRES AND FIRE PROTECTION

      Animal protection, establishment of certain safety codes encouraged, SCR 21

      Cigarette fire safety standards, requirements, penalties, AB 229*

      Clearance of vegetation around certain structures, requirements, SB 94*

      Conservation camps (See CONSERVATION CAMPS)

      Fire departments (See FIRE DEPARTMENTS)

      Fire protection districts (See FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS)

      Lake Mead Basin, requirements, SB 94*

      Novelty lighters, unlawful sale or distribution, AB 266*

      Tahoe Basin, requirements, SB 94*, AB 75*

      Wildfire Support Group commended and similar models encouraged, SCR 5

      Wildfires, funding for certain projects, SB 146**

FISCAL ANALYSIS DIVISION (See LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL BUREAU)

FISH

      Pedicures, use of fish authorized, regulations, AB 171

FISHING

      Guides (See GUIDES)

      Licenses, permits or privileges

             Applications, procedures, SB 411*

             False information to obtain, penalty, SB 411*

             Resident licenses, qualifications, SB 411*

             Revocation permanently for two or more felony convictions, SB 411*

      Unlawful acts, civil penalties, AB 77

FITNESS AND WELLNESS, ADVISORY COUNCIL ON THE STATE PROGRAM FOR

      Expenditure and reversion of money from  previous appropriation, SB 7**

      Membership, quorum, selection of Chairman and Vice Chairman, SB 7**

      Powers, SB 7**

FLIES (See INSECTS)

FLOOD CONTROL

      Newlands Project, federal assistance for repair to Truckee Canal urged, ACR 32

      Truckee River Flood Project, appropriation for ecosystem restoration, SB 345

      Washoe County

             Flood management projects, financing, SB 175**

             Program to provide financial assistance to property owners, AB 54**

FLUORIDATION

      Washoe County, requirements, SB 311

FOOD

      Clark County, authority to install vending stands at transit facilities, SB 245**

      Donation of food, immunities, AB 332**

      Eating disorders, health insurance coverage, AB 365

      Expired food, prohibited acts, deceptive trade practices, SB 21

      Prisoners, number of hot meals per day limited, exceptions, AB 228

      Tanning establishments, authority to sell food and beverages, AB 150

FOOD AND DRINK ESTABLISHMENTS

      Child care facilities, exemptions from regulation as food establishment, SB 231**

      Expired food, prohibited acts, SB 21

FOOD AND DRUGS, COMMISSIONER OF

      Expired food and drugs, duties, SB 21

FOOD STAMPS (See also WELFARE)

      Foreign citizens, restrictions on receipt, AB 347

FORCIBLE ENTRY AND DETAINER (See EVICTION)

FORECLOSURES

      Acquisition of foreclosed property

             Duties of purchasers, effect of noncompliance, AB 140*, AB 452

             Property tax abatement on home purchased by first-time homeowner, AB 328

      Attorneys at law, applicability of certain laws, AB 152**

      Beneficiaries of deeds of trust, duties, SB 128†, AB 452

      Common-interest communities, liens, SB 182†, SB 183†, AB 350†, AB 361*

      Deficiency judgments, award restricted, AB 471*

      Foreclosure consultants

             Homeowner defined, applicability of laws, AB 152**

             Licensure and regulation, AB 152**

             Registration requirements, AB 486*

      Health districts, foreclosure of nuisance abatement liens, AB 249**

      Holders of beneficial interest in loan, powers of majority, AB 330, AB 513**

      Homeowners and Bank Protection Act, implementation urged, AJR 11

      Loan modification consultants, licensure and regulation, AB 152**

      Mediation

             Fees for support of certain mediation programs, AB 65**

             Right of certain homeowners to request, procedures, AB 149**

      Notice of default, requirements, AB 65**, AB 140*, AB 452

      Notice of sale, requirements, unlawful acts, AB 140*, AB 149**, AB 452

      Ombudsman for Foreclosures, Office of, creation, AB 140

      Payment to cure deficiency before foreclosure, procedure, AB 471*

      Sale of property, recording of trustee’s deed, requirements, liabilities, SB 128**

      Tenants

             Eviction procedures, AB 140*, AB 189†, AB 452

             Notices regarding foreclosure, receipt, AB 140*, AB 452

             Offer of payment by new owner in exchange for vacating, effect, AB 258

FOREIGN CITIZENS

      Agricultural labor, applicability of unemployment compensation laws, AB 124**

      Business and professional licenses, restrictions on issuance, AB 347

      Celebration of Nevada’s ethnic and cultural diversity urged, ACR 24

      Dental education, participation, AB 314*

      Drivers’ licenses

             Issuance to illegal aliens prohibited, AB 347

             Required documentation, SB 52

      Extortion based on immigration status, penalty, AB 347

      Federal immigration laws, enforcement by state and local employees, AB 468

      Identification cards, required documentation, SB 52

      Physicians applying for J-1 visa waiver, requirements, SB 229**, SB 364

      Public benefits, restrictions on receipt, AB 347

      Public employees’ immigration status, verification, AB 431, AB 468

      Punitive damages, receipt prohibited, AB 347

      Students, eligibility for financial assistance restricted, AB 347, AB 468

      Unemployment compensation benefits prohibited, AB 347

      Wills, adoption of International Wills Act, SB 141*

FOREIGN CORPORATIONS (See CORPORATIONS)

FOREIGN COUNTRIES

      Abandoned property, procedures for return, SB 167

      Conviction or acquittal of crime in another country as bar to prosecution in Nevada, repeal, SB 35**

      Interstate Family Support Act, procedures, AB 280*

      Public Employees’ Retirement Board, duties regarding certain Iranian-related investments, AB 493*

      Sudan, restrictions on state contracts with certain companies operating in, AB 493

      Taiwan, support for participation in World Health Organization urged, SJR 5

      Trade agreements, authority of Nevada officials to bind State, AB 159

      Turkey, actions regarding Ecumenical Patriarchate urged, ACR 31

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES

      Logistics and distribution centers, development in State, study, ACR 30

FORENSIC LABORATORIES

      Alcohol or controlled substance, affidavit of expert witness as to existence or quantity, AB 250*

      Genetic marker testing of criminal offenders, duties, AB 105**, AB 279

FORESTER FIREWARDEN, STATE

      Conservation camps, duties, AB 78**

      Duties generally, SB 94*

      Lake Mead Basin, duties, SB 94*

      Tahoe Basin, duties, SB 94*, AB 75*

FORESTRY

      Federal forest reserves money, authority to create special districts to manage, reports, AB 360**

      Fire protection (See FIRES AND FIRE PROTECTION)

FORFEITURES

      Child prostitution, forfeiture of assets, use of proceeds, AB 380*

      Firearms, sale or destruction, AB 244

      Parole secured by surety bond, forfeiture of bond, SB 221

      Prepaid or stored value cards and associated funds, procedures, SB 82

      Public employees’ retirement, forfeiture of rights and benefits upon conviction of job-related felony, AB 434

      Traffic offenses, forfeiture of bail for failure to appear in court, AB 104

FOSSILS

      Paleontological Awareness Month, designation, AB 306*

      Sites, protection and administration, AB 289*

      State Paleontologist, designation, duties, AB 305**

FOSTER CARE

      Clark County, integration of health and social services, SB 278**, SB 322

      Enhanced foster care rate for certain children, funding, AB 562**

      Exemption of certain relatives from licensure and regulation, AB 76*

      Juvenile courts, duties

             Guardian ad litem, appointment, SB 86

             Hearings regarding efforts to preserve and reunify family, SB 86

             Out-of-state placement of child, requirements, SB 86

             Permanent placement of child, duties, SB 86

             Review of placement in foster care, requirements, SB 86

             Status of child, hearing to determine, considerations, SB 86

      Legislative Auditor, review of homes providing emergency shelter or care for children with special needs, AB 103**

      Legislative Committee on Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice, creation, SB 3**

      Licensees, employees and adult residents

             Background checks, requirements, AB 76

             Child abuse and neglect screenings, AB 76*

      Minority children, assessment of disproportionate numbers urged, SCR 4

      Placement of children

             Agencies and certain persons providing services, regulation, AB 227*

             Plan for permanent placement, development, review, SB 86

      Psychotropic drugs prescribed to children, procedures, SB 293

      Specialized foster homes, definition, regulation, AB 227*

      Standardized practice model to address issues related to child and family services, development urged, SCR 4

      Treatment foster homes, definition, regulation, AB 227

FRANCHISES

      Business tax increase, local government franchisees authorized to increase rates to cover, SB 208

      Liquor suppliers and wholesalers, prohibited acts by suppliers, AB 378*

      Motor vehicles (See MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS AND OTHER LICENSEES)

      Solid waste disposal in certain counties, exception to certain laws, AB 466

FRATERNAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES

      ABC coding, use, SB 69, SB 271

      Accident and Health Policy Rate Form Filing Law, adoption, AB 346

      Annual financial statements, exemption from filing, SB 388

      College students, continuation of certain coverage, SB 388, SB 426*

      Discrimination against particular type of provider prohibited, SB 69, SB 271

      Fund for Insurance Administration and Enforcement, fee, SB 388, SB 426**

      Genetic information nondiscrimination, requirements, SB 388, SB 426**

      Legislative study concerning establishment of health insurance exchange, SB 316*

      Mental health coverage, parity and equity requirements, SB 388, SB 426*

      Prescription drugs, coverage for previously approved drugs, SB 192, SB 426**

      Rights of insured, subrogation by insurer, restrictions, SB 388

      Substance abuse coverage, parity and equity requirements, SB 388, SB 426*

FRAUD

      Consumer Affairs for Minorities, Ombudsman of, duties, AB 254**

      Consumer fraud

             Award in actions, AB 22††, AB 366

             Used vehicle dealers, actions against, AB 290

      Habitually fraudulent felons, prosecution, AB 239

      Identity theft (See IDENTITY THEFT)

      Insurance fraud, unlawful procurement of clients, patients or other persons on behalf of legal or health care practitioner, AB 57

      Mortgage Education, Research and Recovery Fund, use, AB 141††, AB 523

      Mortgage lending fraud, acts constituting, AB 152**

      Mortgage recovery fund, sources, use, AB 523*

      Notaries public, conviction disqualifies from appointment, SB 92**

      Transactions with similar pattern, intent or victim, penalty, AB 322*

      Unemployment insurance fraud, penalties, AB 84**

FUEL TAXES (See MOTOR VEHICLE FUEL TAXES; SPECIAL FUEL TAX)

FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE

      Definition for purposes of certain crimes, AB 481*

FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS

      Directors, availability during business hours, requirements, SB 140

      Elder abuse, training for reporting, requirements, AB 260

      Licenses, permits or certificates, procedures for summary suspension, SB 76**

      Nevada State Funeral Board

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Members, qualifications, SB 268*

             Public health information, sharing with other regulatory bodies, SB 268*

             Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Stillbirth certificates, duties, AB 68

FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENTS

      Directors, availability during business hours, requirements, SB 140

FUNERALS

      Demonstrations within certain distance or time of funeral or memorial service prohibited, penalty, AB 1, AB 50

      Guardian and ward, money for expenses exempt from other claims, SB 313*

      Indigent persons, relatives’ liability for expenses, SB 313*

      Industrial insurance death benefits, burial expenses, SB 195*

                                                                     G

GAME WARDENS

      Off-highway vehicles, citation of unregistered vehicles, SB 394

GAMING

      Adult stand-alone bars, taverns and saloons, smoking allowed, SB 372

      Cash transactions, obsolete provision regarding records repealed, SB 83**

      Disseminators of live broadcasts and information for racing, requirements, SB 83**

      Employees, definition, filing of change of employment notices, SB 83**

      Gaming debts, recovery by patrons, procedures, SB 83**

      Gaming device, definition of term, SB 83*

      Gaming salons, regulation of slot machines in, AB 388

      Government-owned or governmental entities involved in gaming, regulation, AB 218**

      Heirs or devisees, restrictions on transfer of interests, SB 83**

      Las Vegas Boulevard gaming corridor, boundary change, SB 354, AB 476

      Licensure or finding of suitability

             Call centers for licensed race book or sports pool, requirements, SB 83**

             Corporations, effect of finding of unsuitability of stockholders, SB 83

             Games, persons inventing, developing or owning property rights, SB 83**

             License fees, credit for donations to school tuition organizations, SB 289

             Limited-liability partnerships, applicability of laws, SB 83**

             Nonrestricted licenses

                   Procedure for issuance of certain licenses, SB 354, AB 218**, AB 476

                   Spring Mountains, prohibition on issuance, AB 352**

             Prohibited acts, penalties, SB 83

             Standards and qualifications, failure to maintain grounds for disciplinary action, SB 83**

      Lotteries, prohibition on operation by State or local entities, repeal, AJR 7

      Manufacturers

             Independent contractors, regulation, reports, SB 83**

             Manufacture defined, SB 83*

      Problem gambling (See PROBLEM GAMBLING)

      Sports pools and race books

             Agreements negotiated by Off-Track Pari-Mutuel Wagering Committee, requirements, AB 218**, AB 388

             Call centers, licensing and finding of suitability may be required, SB 83**

             Dog racing, applicability of laws, AB 218**, AB 388

             Live broadcasts for racing, dissemination, requirements, fees, SB 83**

             Non-sporting events, wagering allowed, AB 218**, AB 388

GAMING COMMISSION, NEVADA

      Authorized expenditures, SB 431**

      Chairman, legislative confirmation of appointment required, AB 293

      Confidentiality of information, certain information deemed privileged, SB 83**

      Former members, certain acts or employment restricted, civil penalties, SB 104, SB 160**

      Gaming salons, duties, AB 388

      Governmental entities involved in gaming, regulation, AB 218**

      Manufacturers and independent contractors, regulations, SB 83**

      Off-Track Pari-Mutuel Wagering Committee, duties, AB 218**, AB 388

      Pari-mutuel wagering, disseminators, regulation of rates, SB 83**

      Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Spring Mountains, nonrestricted licenses prohibited, AB 352**

GAMING CONTROL BOARD, STATE

      Authorized expenditures, SB 431**

      Branch offices, authority to establish, SB 83**

      Confidentiality of information, certain information deemed privileged, SB 83**

      Former members, certain acts or employment restricted, civil penalties, SB 104, SB 160**

      Gaming salons, duties, AB 388

      Hearing Panels, Account for the Operation of, transfer of money, SB 83**

      Heirs or devisees, transfer of gaming interests, duties, SB 83**

      Independent contractors, approval of contracts, SB 31**

      Members, legislative confirmation of appointment required, AB 293

      Racing and Pari-Mutuel Wagering, Account for, sources, SB 83**

      Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Taxes and fees, reports to Interim Finance Committee, AB 193**

      Unclassified service, salaries and additional payments, SB 433**

GANGS, CRIMINAL

      Building or place used for criminal activity, nuisance, remedies, AB 335*

      Certification of child as adult for commission of certain offenses, authority of juvenile court, AB 335

      Injunctions and recovery of damages, authority of local entities, penalty for violations, AB 335*

      Promotion of criminal activity, penalties, AB 335

      Recruitment, penalty, SB 142*

      School districts, policy prohibiting gang activity on school property, AB 154**

GARAGES AND REPAIR SHOPS

      Tow car operators, prohibited compensation, AB 53

      Trade practices, regulation, AB 482**, AB 561**

GARBAGE AND RUBBISH (See SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL)

GARNISHMENT (See also EXECUTION OF CIVIL JUDGMENTS)

      Writs, issuance, AB 65**, AB 491††

GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION

      Discrimination prohibited, AB 184

      Driver’s license, designation of gender selected by applicant, AB 184

      Equality Day designated, SCR 25

      Identification card, designation of gender selected by applicant, AB 184

GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS LEGISLATION

      Contents, AB 562**

GENERAL AUTHORIZED EXPENDITURES LEGISLATION

      Contents, SB 431**

GENERAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS LEGISLATION

      Contents, AB 564**

GENERAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS (See also DISTRICTS)

      Character, conduct or competence of officer, trustee or manager, closed meetings to consider, requirements, SB 32

      Ethics in Government Law, Nevada, applicability, SB 104, SB 160**

      Lobbying activities, prohibitions and requirements, AB 442

      Overton Power District, number and election of trustees, SB 124**

      Utility projects, applicability of certain public works laws, SB 377

      Vulnerability assessments and emergency response plans, confidentiality, AB 284

      Water and sewage (See SEWER SYSTEMS; WATER SYSTEMS)

GENETIC MARKER TESTING

      Arrest for certain offenses, testing required, procedure, SB 178, AB 234

      Biological evidence of certain crimes, preservation, AB 279*

      County funds for genetic marker testing, sources and use, AB 105**, AB 277

      Court order unnecessary for testing certain criminal offenders, AB 105**

      Liquor tax increase, use of proceeds for costs of certain testing, AB 277

      Postconviction petitions for testing authorized, AB 179*, AB 279

GEOGRAPHIC ALLIANCE IN NEVADA

      School districts, grants for program used by Alliance, SB 330, SB 379

GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES (See MINES AND MINERALS; RENEWABLE ENERGY)

GIFTS

      Cancer Drug Donation Program, establishment, SB 159, AB 213**

      Common-interest community managers, prohibited acts, AB 108, AB 350**

      Drug manufacturers and wholesalers, duties, SB 211

      Ethics in government, gift defined, AB 324

GOLF CARTS

      Operation on streets in planned communities, AB 163**

GOLF COURSES

      Assessment of property as open-space use, laws repealed, AB 267

      Computation of deferred taxes following disqualification for open-space assessment, AB 205**

      Zoning ordinances, designation of courses assessed as open-space, AB 267††

GOOD SAMARITAN LAW

      Community service as professional disciplinary assignment, effect, SB 268*

      Disasters, immunities for care rendered by certain health care providers, AB 200

      Psychologists, immunities for gratuitous care rendered by, AB 200

GOVERNMENTAL SERVICES TAX

      Amount increased by reduction of depreciation allowed, allocation of additional revenue, SB 429**

      Clark County, use of supplemental tax for county operating costs, AB 543**

      Exemptions

             Blind, persons who are, AB 345

             Evaluation and Sunset Commission, duties, AB 519

             Time for filing claims, AB 396

             Veterans, SB 71, AB 295, AB 345

             Widows and widowers, AB 345

      Internet publication of tax rates, requirements, SB 177

      Minimum tax increased, allocation of additional revenue, SB 429**

      Refund upon cancellation of vehicle registration, requirements, AB 323

      Washoe County, imposition of supplemental tax without voter approval, use of proceeds, AB 543**

GOVERNOR

      Appointments made by

             Arts Council, Nevada, duty removed, AB 507

             Autism Task Force, Nevada, SB 171, AB 222

             Business Ombudsman, AB 331

             Clemency Board, SJR 1

             Co-Occurring Disorders, Committee on, SB 260

             Common-Interest Communities and Condominium Hotels, Commission for, SB 182*

             Complementary Integrative Medical Examiners, Board of, SB 69

             Cultural Affairs, Commission for, duty removed, AB 507

             Dental Examiners of Nevada, Board of, SB 320

             Dental Hygienists, Nevada State Board of, SB 320

             District court judges, SJR 2 of the 74th Session

             Dream Tags, Advisory Board on, AB 246**

             Economic Development, Commission on, SB 395**

             Education, State Board of, SB 330

             Educational Opportunity for Military Children, Compact on, Council and Commissioner, SB 303*

             Educational Reform, Commission to Oversee, SB 330

             Educational Technology, Advisory Commission on, SB 326

             Emergency Medical Services, Committee on, duty removed, SB 79**

             Energy Commission, Nevada, AB 522

             Energy Commissioner, Nevada, SB 358**, AB 522**

             Evaluation and Sunset Commission, AB 519

             Historical Records Advisory Board, duty removed, AB 507

             Homeland Security, Nevada Commission on, AB 284

             Homeopathic Medical Examiners, Board of, SB 8

             Institutional Review Board of Nevada, SB 272

             Intergovernmental Relations, Advisory Commission on, SB 375

             Intermediate Appellate Court, judges, SJR 2 of the 74th Session‡, SJR 9 of the 74th Session

             Judicial Discipline, Commission on, AB 496*

             Judicial Performance, Commission on, SJR 2 of the 74th Session

             Judicial Selection, Commission on, SJR 2 of the 74th Session

             Legislative confirmation of certain appointments required, SB 330†, SB 358**, AB 293, AB 522**

             Libraries and Literacy, State Council on, duty removed, AB 507

             Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board, AB 395†, AB 409

             Massage and Music Therapists, Board of, AB 445

             Maternal and Child Health, Advisory Board on, duty removed, SB 79**

             Medical Examiners, Board of, SB 8

             Mental Health and Developmental Services Administrator, duty removed, SB 23*

             Minority Health, Office of, Advisory Committee, duty removed, SB 79**

             Missing Older Persons, Committee for the Statewide Alert System, AB 4

             Mojave Desert Advisory Commission, AB 394

             Museums and History, Board of, duty removed, AB 507

             Nevada Academy of Health, AB 216**

             Nevada Charter School Institute, SB 326, SB 385, AB 181, AB 489, AB 505

             Off-Highway Vehicles, Commission on, SB 394**

             Osteopathic Medicine, State Board of, SB 8

             Personnel Commission, AB 395††

             Psychological Examiners, Board of, AB 162*

             Public Employees’ Benefits Program, Board of the, AB 460

             Public Employees’ Retirement Management Board, AB 434

             Regents, Board of, SJR 4 of the 74th Session

             Spending, Government Efficiency and Educational Equity, Commission on, SB 275

             Stabilization and Advancement Commission, Nevada, SB 432

             Stroke and Heart Disease, Advisory Committee for the Prevention and Treatment of, AB 107*

             Superintendent of Public Instruction, SB 326, SB 330

             Supreme Court justices, SJR 2 of the 74th Session

             Uniforms, Advisory Committee on, SB 237

             Veterans’ Services Commission, Nevada, SB 71

             Vulnerable Youth, Interdisciplinary Committee on, SB 274

             Wildlife Commissioners, Board of, AB 194*

             Workforce Investment Board, SB 239**

      Authorized expenditures, approval of augmentations, SB 431**

      Bill draft requests, number authorized, form, AB 535**

      Budget (See STATE FINANCES AND FUNDS)

      Cesar Chavez Day, proclamation, AB 301**

      Consumer Health Assistance, Office for (See CONSUMER HEALTH ASSISTANCE, OFFICE FOR)

      Corporations, certain duty removed, SB 350*

      Education

             Computer technology, duties regarding appropriations, AB 19

             Other State Education Programs Account, duties, AB 563**

             P-16 Advisory Council, duties transferred, SB 80

             School funding generally, duties, AB 563**

             Signing bonuses for new teachers, duties regarding appropriations, AB 19

             Superintendent of Public Instruction, duties, SB 330

      Efficiency programs adopted by state agencies, duties, AB 342

      Emergency management

             Comprehensive state emergency management plan, duties removed, SB 308

             Confiscation of equipment from broadcasters, limitations, SB 147**

             Fiscal emergencies, powers, SB 387

             Sheriffs, declaration of state of emergency, notice, SB 308

             Vulnerability assessments and response plans, duties, AB 284

      Energy, Office of (See ENERGY, OFFICE OF)

      Gaming Control Board, transfers of money, recommendations, SB 431**

      General appropriations, duties, AB 562**

      International trade agreements, powers, AB 159

      Medical Professional Boards Administrator, approval of appointment, AB 525

      Military, Office of the (See MILITARY, OFFICE OF THE)

      Nevada Institutional Review Board, receipt and transfer of records, SB 272

      Nuclear Waste Project Office (See NUCLEAR PROJECTS, AGENCY FOR)

      Paleontological Awareness Month, duties, AB 306*

      Presidential election, Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by Popular National Vote, duties, AB 413

      Public health emergencies, duties, receipt of information, AB 112**

      Radioactive waste disposal, transfer of certain duties to Governor, SB 117

      Reports, receipt

             Autism Task Force, Nevada, SB 171, AB 222

             Business Ombudsman, AB 331

             Clark County, integrated system for health and social services, SB 322

             Drug manufacturers and wholesalers, trade practices, SB 211

             Early childhood education programs, AB 563**

             Energy Commission, Nevada, AB 522

             Energy, Office of, SB 358**

             Evaluation and Sunset Commission, AB 519

             Fitness and Wellness, State Program for, SB 7**

             Funding mechanism for state system of higher education, AB 505

             Higher Education Student Loan Program, SB 326

             Judicial Discipline, Commission on, AB 496*

             Nevada System of Higher Education, capital improvements, AB 298

             Osteopathic Medicine, State Board of, SB 269*

             Public Employees’ Retirement Board, AB 493*

             Revenue stabilization, legislative study, SCR 37

             Stabilization and Advancement Commission, Nevada, SB 432

             Tahoe Basin, fire prevention and forest health, AB 75*

             Vulnerable Youth, Interdisciplinary Committee on, SB 274

             Youth Legislature, Nevada, SB 161**

      Salary, prospective decrease, SB 420

      Small Business Ombudsman, Office of, creation, duties, AB 331

      State employee reimbursements or purchase of credit, duties, SB 431**

      State Retirees’ Health and Welfare Benefits Defined Contribution Fund, duties, AB 406

      Sudan, state contracts with certain companies operating in, authority, AB 493

      Tolling Revenue Commission, member, SB 206

      Tourism improvement districts, duties, AB 422

      Wildlife budget accounts, duties, SB 431**

      Workforce Investment Board, duties, SB 239**, SB 330, AB 505

GRAFFITI

      Residential property, county’s authority to require removal of graffiti placed on, procedures and recovery of costs, AB 31

GRAND JURY

      Crimes against participants in the legal process, penalties, AB 99

      Guardians, certain guardians exempt from jury service, SB 313

GRANTS

      Agriculture Within This State, Account for License Plates for Promotion of, use, AB 29**

      Boys and Girls Clubs, certain programs, SB 257

      Education

             Autism, training of personnel working with pupils with, AB 359**

             Career and technical education, SB 330, SB 379

             Computer technology, SB 330, SB 379, AB 19

             Counselors, certification programs, SB 330, SB 379

             Early childhood education programs, SB 378††, AB 563**

             Empowerment schools, SB 379

             Geographic Alliance in Nevada, program used by, SB 330, SB 379

             Incentives for licensed personnel, assignment of priorities, AB 453

             Innovation and prevention of remediation, programs for, SB 12**, SB 19, SB 330, SB 379

             Kindergarten, full-day programs, SB 379

             Peer mediation programs, SB 330, SB 379

             Substitute teachers, SB 379

             Support teams for non-Title I public schools, SB 330, SB 379

      Federal stimulus programs (See FEDERAL ECONOMIC STIMULUS MONEY AND PROGRAMS)

      Fitness and Wellness, State Program for, SB 7**

      Military installations in State, advocacy regarding preservation of, SB 155

      Off-Highway Vehicles, Fund for, use, SB 394*

      Oral Health, State Program for, AB 136**

      Rural health clinics and federally qualified health centers, SB 306

      Small business start-up loans for seniors and veterans, requirements, AB 338**

      Solid waste, projects for cleanup, SB 397

      Washoe County, flood control or connection to water or sewer system, AB 54**

      Water pollution control, award of subgrants authorized, SB 37**

      Water systems

             Matching funds for capital improvements grants, determination, SB 105**

             Nonprofit water service providers, eligibility for grants, AB 236**

             Subgrants for certain purposes authorized, SB 37**

GRAZING AND GRAZING LANDS

      Grazing boards, removal from State Department of Agriculture, SB 109*

      Lawsuits involving grazing on public land, disapproval expressed, SCR 3

      Sale of home or lot adjacent to open range, required disclosures, SB 106**

      Wild horses, property tax assessment of certain property used for grazing, AB 427

GREEN BUILDINGS (See also ENERGY CONSERVATION)

      Legislative study of production and use of energy in State, SCR 19

      Nevada Energy Commission, creation, duties, AB 522

      Tax abatements, application procedures, SB 73**

      Weatherization and retrofitting of public buildings, SB 152**, SB 323

GREEN JOBS INITIATIVE

      Adoption, SB 152**

GROCERY STORES (See also RETAILERS)

      Cigarettes, posting of certain warning signs required, SB 383

      Donation of food, immunities, AB 332**

      Expired food or drugs, prohibited acts, deceptive trade practices, SB 21

      Milk and cream sales, permit violations, penalties, SB 22

      Plastic bags, use regulated, fees, penalties, SB 397

GROUP FACILITIES (See RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES FOR GROUPS)

GROUP INSURANCE FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES (See INSURANCE)

GUARDIANS AND WARDS

      Abandoned property, certain property not to be presumed abandoned, SB 313*

      Accounting of financial activity pertaining to certain wards, SB 313*

      Ad litem guardians

             Child placed in custody of Division of Child and Family Services, appointment, SB 86

             Uniform Representation of Children in Abuse, Neglect, and Custody Proceedings Act, adoption, effect, SB 292

      Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act, SB 313*

      Appointment of guardian

             Felony conviction, consideration, SB 287*

             Hearings, procedures, AB 320*

             Petitions, contents, SB 313*

             Temporary guardians, requirements, limitation of powers, SB 313*

             Venue for appointment of guardian, SB 313*

             Without issuance of citation, requirements, SB 313*

      Assistance to relatives providing care for certain children, qualifications, SB 341

      Child welfare system, provision of psychotropic drugs, consent, SB 293

      Court fees for filing certain petitions, AB 65**

      Definitions, SB 313*

      Firearms, determination of mental capacity of proposed ward, AB 46*

      Funeral expenses, payment, SB 313*

      Guardian of estate, administration of smaller estates, SB 313*

      Guardian of the person, general functions, SB 313*

      Involuntary court-ordered admission to certain facilities, notification of guardian of certain actions, SB 313*

      Jury duty, exemption for certain guardians, SB 313

      Management of estates, requirements, SB 313*

      Medicaid, eligibility of child not living with guardian, AB 269

      Medical records, inspection by guardians, SB 313*

      Medical research, duties of researchers and surrogate decision makers, AB 201

      Nevada Higher Education Prepaid Tuition Trust Fund, transfers to, SB 313*

      Notice of hearing on petitions, requirements, SB 313*

      Petition directing guardian to take certain action, filing, considerations, SB 287*

      Petitioners, when determined to be vexatious litigants, sanctions, SB 313*

      Private professional guardians, SB 313*

      Proposed wards

             Hearings for appointment of guardian, procedures, AB 320*

             Needs of ward, assessment by physician required, AB 320*

             Right to counsel, notice, AB 320*

      Records and documents to be maintained by guardian, SB 313*

      Residence within State, requirements, applicability of laws, SB 313*

      Residential facilities, requirements to place wards in certain facilities, AB 320*

      Sales of real and personal property, requirements, SB 313*

      School pupils (See also SCHOOLS, PRIVATE; SCHOOLS, PUBLIC)

             Kindergarten, authority to opt-out of full-day program, AB 563**

             Leave to attend conferences and events, grant by employers, AB 243**

             Middle school or junior high school, conference requirements, AB 487*

             Programs and services available to pupils, notice, AB 348**, AB 505

GUIDES

      Compensation for guide service without proof of licensure prohibited, AB 194*

      Guide service defined, AB 194*

      Subguides, applicability of laws, AB 194*

      Unlicensed activities, penalties, AB 194*

      Wildlife violations, reports required, penalties, AB 194

GUNS (See FIREARMS)

                                                                     H

HABITUAL CRIMINALS

      Prosecution and conviction, procedures, AB 239*

HAIR DESIGNERS (See COSMETOLOGY)

HALFWAY HOUSES (See ALCOHOL OR DRUG ABUSE; PRISONS AND PRISONERS)

HANDICAPPED PERSONS (See DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH)

HARASSMENT

      Temporary orders for protection, issuance, AB 309

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

      Biological, chemical or radiological agents, duties of health authorities, AB 206**

      Cleaning products used in public schools, requirements, SB 185**

      Highly hazardous substances, regulation of facilities, SB 288

      Radioactive waste disposal, certain duties transferred from Agency for Nuclear Projects to Governor, SB 117

      Yucca Mountain Project, actions to obtain project approval and federal money directed, ACR 16

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF

      Adult group care facilities, supplemental appropriation, SB 404

      Aging Services Division

             Abuse, neglect, exploitation or isolation of older persons

                   Investigation reports, receipt, AB 461*

                    Multidisciplinary teams to investigate, membership, AB 461*

                   On-line training course for reporting, receipt of information, AB 260

                   Statewide Central Registry for Collection of Information, duties, AB 8

             Advocates for residents of facilities for long-term care, duties, SB 65**

             Community Advocate for Elder Rights, Office of, creation, SB 65**

             Criminal history information, receipt and use, AB 81*

             Disabilities, persons with, duties, SB 434**

             Guardianship proceedings, receipt of certain reports, duties, AB 320

             Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Office of State, creation, duties, SB 65**

             Name change, SB 434**

             Ombudsman for Aging Persons, Office of, abolished, SB 65**

             PACE program, duties, AB 263*

             Property taxes

                   Assistance for senior citizens, duties (See PROPERTY TAXES)

                   Cooperative extension levy, use of certain proceeds for services, AB 375

      Autism, duties, appropriation, SB 171, AB 222

      Child and Family Services, Division of

             Abuse or neglect of children (See CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT)

             Administrative personnel, appointment, SB 23*

             Adoption, duties (See ADOPTIONS)

             Child Care, Bureau of Services for, duties, AB 89*

             Child care facility inspections, supplemental appropriation, SB 405

             Foster care, duties (See FOSTER CARE)

             Interagency committee to evaluate child welfare, representation, SB 344**

             Juvenile sex offenders, duties, AB 81*

             Money received from non-State sources, acceptance, SB 431**

             Performance audits, AB 103**

             Psychotropic drugs, provision to certain children, duties, SB 293, AB 364**, SCR 4

             Referral of persons for treatment or services, procedures, SB 343**

             Regional facilities for detention of children, certain duty removed, SB 85

             Rural child welfare, supplemental appropriation, SB 407

             Standardized practice model to address issues related to child and family services, development urged, SCR 4

      Children, assistance to certain relatives providing care, qualifications, SB 341

      Criminal proceedings, treatment of certain offenders, duties, AB 279

      Director

             Biennial budget requests, considerations, SB 131**

             Child support, duties, AB 101*

             Child welfare, creation of interagency committee to evaluate, duties, SB 344**

             Developmental disabilities, persons with, duties, SB 434**

             Immunizations, reports from manufacturers, posting, SB 233

            Juvenile sex offenders, compilation and analysis of data, duties, AB 81*

             Mental Health Administrator, appointment, SB 23*

             Mental health consortia, reports, duties, SB 131**

             Nevada Autism Task Force, duties, SB 171, AB 222

             Persons with Disabilities, Commission on Services for, duties, SB 79**

             Public health emergencies, duties, AB 112**

             Vulnerable Youth, Interdisciplinary Committee on, appointments, SB 274

      Disability Services, Office of (See DISABILITY SERVICES, OFFICE OF)

      Elder abuse, training for reporting, requirements, AB 260

      Health Care Financing and Policy, Division of

             Administrator, member of Committee on Public Health Emergencies, AB 112

             Disproportionate share hospitals, duties, SB 205, SB 382**

             Health Insurance for Work Advancement Program, appropriation, AB 7

             Insurers to provide information for Medicaid determinations, AB 399

             Publicly sponsored health plans, database for exchange of information with insurers, duties, AB 399

             Traumatic brain injuries, appropriation for Medicaid recipients with, AB 7

      Health Division

             Administrator, member of Committee on Public Health Emergencies, AB 112

             Anesthesia or conscious or deep sedation, duties, SB 70, AB 123*

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Care facilities, applicant criminal history records, duties, AB 8, AB 81

             Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Program, duties, SB 220**

             Clark County integrated system for health and social services, duties, SB 322

             Cost allocation correction, appropriation, SB 406

             Defibrillator database, creation, duties, SB 244*

             Dental Hygienist, State Public Health, duties, AB 136**

             Dental Officer, State, duties, AB 136**

             Early intervention services, duties, SB 286, AB 359**

             Elko County public health nurse, appropriation, AB 357

             Evidence in civil actions, restrictions on admission of certain documents and opinions, AB 398

             Federally qualified health centers, duties, SB 306

             Fitness and Wellness, State Program for

                   Advisory Council (See FITNESS AND WELLNESS, ADVISORY COUNCIL ON THE STATE PROGRAM FOR)

                   Reports, SB 7**

             Housing for independent living, license endorsements, duties, AB 111

             Identification of patients from one facility or provider to another, duties, reports, SB 319*

             Immunizations

                   Children, immunization of certain children, duties, appropriation, SB 233

                   Contracts with insurers to provide immunizations, authority, SB 381

             Inspections of medical facilities, reports, SB 70, AB 123*, AB 206**

             Medical marijuana program, duties, AB 538**

             Medical records, authority, requirements, AB 206**

             MRSA, duties, SB 325*

             Near-miss events involving certain patients, reports, duties, SB 319**

             Nursing services, receipt of staffing plans, duties, AB 121*

             Occupational boards, sharing of information, joint investigations, SB 268*

             Oral Health, State Program for, creation, duties, AB 136**

             Patient safety, duties, AB 206**

             Personnel safety surveillance systems, duties, SB 319*

             Physician Visa Waiver Program, establishment, duties, SB 229**

             Refractive surgery facilities, duties, AB 196**

             Rural health clinics, duties, SB 306

             Sentinel events involving certain patients, reports, duties, SB 319*, AB 206**

             State Health Officer

                   Biological, chemical or radiological agents, reports, duties, AB 206**

                   District boards of health, appointment of certain members, SB 278

                   Infectious diseases, duties, receipt of reports, AB 206**

                   Lead level screenings of minors, receipt of reports, AB 219*

                   MRSA, duties, SB 325

                   Practice of medicine, restrictions, SB 54**

                   Public health emergencies, duties, AB 112**

                   Qualifications, SB 54**

                   Smoking laws, enforcement, SB 372

             Stroke and Heart Disease, Advisory Committee for the Prevention and Treatment of, creation, AB 107*

             Surgeries and sentinel events, confidentiality of reports, SB 70, AB 123*

             Surgical centers for ambulatory patients, duties, SB 70, AB 123*, AB 125

             Threats to public health, reports to Governor, AB 112

             Tobacco, programs to prevent, reduce or treat use, duties, SB 340*

             Vaccines, Nevada Advisory Committee on, creation, SB 233

      Health insurers, receipt of reports from certain insurers, SB 157

      Hospital care of indigent persons, computation of obligations, AB 379

      Hospital charge masters, receipt, duties, SB 157

      Immunization of certain children, duties, appropriation, SB 233

      Lead, blood tests to determine presence in children, duties, AB 219*

      Low-income aged or blind persons, assistance, supplemental appropriation, SB 404

      Medicaid (See MEDICAID)

      Medical Professional Boards, Division of, creation, duties, AB 525

      Mental Health and Developmental Services, Division of

             Administrative personnel, appointment, SB 23*

             Administrator

                   Appointment, powers, SB 23*

                   Co-Occurring Disorders, Committee on, removal as member, SB 260

             Co-occurring disorders, duties, review of programs and finances, SB 260

             Community-based or outpatient services programs, duties, AB 368

             Criminal defendants

                   Commitment to and conditional release from facilities, duties, AB 264*

                   Discharge, release or escape, notice to victim of crime, AB 61**

             Jobs and day training for persons with mental retardation, regulation, SB 78**

             Medical examinations of certain persons, duties, AB 6*

             Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services cemetery, preservation, SB 256*

      Minority Health, Office of (See MINORITY HEALTH, OFFICE OF)

      Nursing services provided by certain health care facilities, violation of staffing requirements, duties, AB 121

      Personal Assistance for Persons with Severe Functional Disabilities, Advisory Committee on, transfer, SB 79**

      Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, duties, SB 419

      Physicians, lists of billed hospital charges, receipt, duties, SB 157

      Probation violators and certain other offenders, evaluation and treatment, SB 398

      Public schools, consultations regarding cleaning products used in, SB 185**

      Records (See PUBLIC RECORDS)

      Stabilization Fund, creation, sources and use, AB 520

      Unclassified service, salaries and additional payments, SB 433**

      Uninsured employed persons, shared responsibility plan for health care access, establishment, SB 380

      Website publications, requirements, SB 319*

      Welfare and Supportive Services, Division of

             Child support, duties, AB 101*

             Criminal history information, receipt and use, AB 81*

             Divorce, provision of social security numbers of parties to Division unnecessary, AB 101*

             Eligibility Operations Data System Enhancement project, funding, AB 562**

             Energy assistance programs, duties, SB 358**

             Interstate Family Support Act, support enforcement agency, AB 280*

             Referral of certain persons for treatment or services, procedures, SB 343**

             Voter registration agency, duties (See ELECTIONS)

      Youth, Advisory Council for Support of, representation, SB 330, AB 505

HEALTH CARE FINANCING AND POLICY, DIVISION OF (See HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF)

HEALTH CARE RECORDS (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

HEALTH CLINICS

      Cancer Drug Donation Program, establishment, SB 159, AB 213**

      Dental offices or clinics, ownership and operation by certain nonprofit entities authorized, SB 228*

      Minors, consent to treatment, limitation on liability, AB 269

      Rural health clinics, grant program, SB 306

HEALTH CLUBS

      Deceptive trade practices (See TRADE REGULATIONS AND PRACTICES)

      Defibrillators, placement, SB 244*

      Failure to register, effect, AB 22

      Requirements for registration and security, AB 561*

HEALTH DIVISION (See HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF)

HEALTH EMERGENCIES, PUBLIC

      Committee on Public Health Emergencies, creation, AB 112

      Declaration, procedures following, AB 112**

      Emergency medical technicians, endorsements, AB 349**

      Emergency teams, designation, duties, AB 112**

      Investigation of disease or exposure to certain agents having significant effect on public health, AB 206**

HEALTH INSURANCE (See INSURANCE)

HEALTH, LOCAL BOARDS AND OFFICERS

      Barber schools, inspection, SB 393

      Biological, radiological or chemical agents, duties, AB 206**

      Child care facilities exempt from regulation as food establishment, SB 231**

      Civil actions, restrictions on admission of certain documents and opinions, AB 398

      Clark County

             Child welfare services agencies, supervision, SB 322

             Chronic nuisances, duties regarding abatement, SB 60

             Extermination of insects and other pests, authority, AB 249**

             Health hazards on certain property, authority, AB 249**

             Integration of health and social services, SB 278**, SB 322

             Methamphetamine and certain other substances, duties, SB 60**

             Tobacco, programs to prevent, reduce or treat use, duties, SB 340*

      Confidentiality laws, notice of suspension during health emergency, AB 112

      Do-not-resuscitate orders, duties, AB 62

      Dumping unlawfully, remission of civil penalties to health district, AB 353*

      Emergency medical technicians, endorsements, authority, AB 349**

      Emergency response employees exposed to infectious diseases, duties, AB 16**

      Graywater, reuse in single-family residences, regulation, AB 363

      Immunizations

             Children, immunization of certain children, duties, appropriation, SB 233

             Contracts with insurers to provide immunizations, authority, SB 381

      Infectious diseases, investigations and reports, AB 206**

      Injunctive relief sought by, authority of courts, AB 206**

      Lead, screenings to determine presence in children, receipt of reports, AB 219*

      Plastic bags, duties regarding compliance by retailers with certain laws, SB 397

      Public Health Emergencies, Committee on, district officers as members, AB 112

      Public health emergencies, duties, AB 112**

      Sexual partner of person with sexually transmitted disease, treatment, SB 305

      Smoking laws, enforcement, SB 372

      Study of establishment of district boards of health in smaller counties, SB 278**

      Tires, facilities for processing or recycling, duties, SB 186**

      Washoe County

             Extermination of insects and other pests, authority, AB 249**

             Health hazards on certain property, authority, AB 249**

            Tobacco, programs to prevent, reduce or treat use of, duties, SB 340*

HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS

      ABC coding, use, SB 69, SB 271

      Accident and Health Policy Rate Form Filing Law, adoption, AB 346

      Acupuncture treatments, coverage requirements, AB 167

      Arbitral organizations, publication of information, AB 381††

      Autism, coverage requirements, AB 162*

      Basic coverage plan authorized, AB 346, AB 439

      Chemotherapy, coverage requirements, AB 268

      College students, continuation of certain coverage, SB 388, SB 426*

      Discrimination against particular type of provider prohibited, SB 69, SB 271

      Eating disorders, coverage requirements, AB 365

      Fund for Insurance Administration and Enforcement, fee, SB 388, SB 426**

      Genetic information nondiscrimination, requirements, SB 388, SB 426**

      Health Care Financing and Policy Division, provision of information, AB 399

      Immunization of children, coverage requirements, SB 381

      Legislative study concerning establishment of health insurance exchange, SB 316*

      Marriage and family therapist interns, reimbursement, AB 515

      Medical evaluations of insureds, procedures for disputed claims, AB 381

      Mental health coverage, parity and equity requirements, SB 388, SB 426*

      Noncoverage

             Complaints, tracking by Office of Consumer Health Assistance, SB 157

             Notice of noncoverage, requirements, reports, AB 438

      Out-of-network providers, study of payment system, SCR 39

      Prescription drugs, coverage for previously approved drugs, SB 192, SB 426**

      Rights of insured, subrogation by insurer, restrictions, SB 388

      Social worker interns, reimbursement, AB 515

      Substance abuse coverage, parity and equity requirements, SB 388, SB 426*

HEALTH, MATERNAL AND CHILD

      Advisory Board on Maternal and Child Health, composition, SB 79**

      Drug Exposure, Office of Statewide Coordinator for Children Who Are Endangered by, creation, AB 337**

      Early intervention services for children with disabilities, SB 286, AB 359**

      Lead levels in children, testing to be encouraged, requirements, AB 219*

      Medicaid

             Family planning services, coverage, reports, AB 544

             Presumptive eligibility of pregnant women, coverage for services, AB 255

      Prenatal abuse of drugs or alcohol, reports, investigations, AB 83

      Stillbirth, parent may request issuance of certificate of birth resulting in, AB 68

      Syphilis testing in pregnant women, requirements, SB 304**

      Tobacco retailers, health warning sign required, SB 383

HEALTH, NEVADA ACADEMY OF

      Composition, duties, AB 216**

      Prospective expiration removed, SB 123, AB 216**

      Sentinel or near-miss events involving certain patients, receipt of reports, SB 319

HEALTH, STATE BOARD OF

      Anesthesia or conscious or deep sedation, duties, SB 70, AB 123**

      Barber schools, inspection, SB 393

      Biological, radiological or chemical agents, duties, AB 206**

      Chronic nuisances, duties regarding abatement, SB 60

      Clark County integrated system for health and social services, duties, SB 322

      Confidentiality laws, notice of suspension during health emergency, AB 112

      Dental x-ray machines, duties removed, SB 180

      Do-not-resuscitate orders, duties, AB 62

      Early intervention services, duties, SB 286

      Emergency Medical Services, Committee on, appointment of members, SB 79**

      Emergency medical technicians, duties, AB 349**

      Fluoridation of water in Washoe County, duties, SB 311

      Graywater, reuse in single-family residences, regulation, AB 363

      Health districts and departments in smaller counties, establishment, SB 278

      HIV testing, regulatory authority, SB 304**

      Immunizations, contracts with insurers, regulations, SB 381

      Independent living, housing for, licensing and regulation, AB 111

      Infectious diseases, duties, AB 206**

      Injunctive relief sought by, authority of courts, AB 206**

      Lead, screenings to determine presence in children, regulation, AB 219*

      Maternal and Child Health, Advisory Board on, appointment of members, SB 79**

      Medical records of providers and facilities, duties, SB 17*, AB 206**

      Methamphetamine and certain other substances, duties, SB 60**

      Minority Health, Office of, appointment of Advisory Committee, SB 79**

      Near-miss events involving certain patients, reports, duties, SB 319

      Patient safety, regulations, AB 206**

      Physician Visa Waiver Program, duties, SB 229**

      Public health emergencies, duties, AB 112**

      Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Sale of property belonging to medical facilities, notice requirements, AB 140*

      Sentinel events involving certain patients, reports, duties, SB 319†, AB 206**

      Sexual partner of person with sexually transmitted disease, duties, SB 305

      Smoking laws, enforcement, SB 372

      Stillbirth certificates, regulation, AB 68

      Surgical centers for ambulatory patients, duties, AB 123**, AB 125

HEALTHY NEVADA, FUND FOR A

      EPS/Homemaker programs, expenditures for, SB 431**

      Home and Community-Based Programs, expenditures for, SB 431**

      Investment of money held in Fund, AB 91

      Sources, AB 91

      State General Fund, transfer of money to, SB 430**

      Tobacco, expenditures for programs to prevent, reduce or treat use, SB 340*

HEARING AID SPECIALISTS

      Board of Hearing Aid Specialists

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Complaints filed against licensees, retention of records, SB 362*

             Health care records, duties, SB 17*

             Members, qualifications, SB 268*

             Public health information, sharing with other regulatory bodies, SB 268*

             Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

      Health care records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Licenses, procedures for summary suspension, SB 76**

      Medical facilities operated by, unlicensed operation, effect, SB 362*

      Noncompetition agreements, restrictions, AB 470

      Unlawful activity, investigations, penalties, SB 364

HEARING AIDS

      Sales and use tax exemption, SB 232, AB 386

HEARING IMPAIRED PERSONS (See DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH)

HEARINGS DIVISION (See ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF)

HEART DISEASE (See also DISEASES)

      Advisory Committee on Prevention and Treatment, creation, AB 107*

      Health insurance and health care plans, notice of noncoverage, AB 438

      Occupational diseases (See OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES)

HELMETS

      Electric scooters, requirements, SB 309

      Mopeds, requirements, SB 309

      Motorcycles

             Purchase of motorcycle, receipt of statement regarding helmet laws, SB 309

             Requirements, AB 300

HENDERSON, CITY OF (See also CITIES)

      Affordable housing, powers and duties, AB 142, AB 478**

      Bus turnouts, construction, SB 173**

      Charter amendments

             Election dates, AB 82, AB 256

             Property sales, technical amendment, SB 395†, AB 458††

      Consolidation or reorganization of certain functions, study, AB 494**

      Fixed Guideway Corridor, establishment, SB 115, SB 359

      Police Department, sales tax for support, approval of increase, SB 202

HEPATITIS (See DISEASES; OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES)

HERBAL THERAPY (See ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE; HOMEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS)

HIGH-INTEREST LOANS

      Inspection of records by Commissioner, restrictions, SB 350*

HIGHWAY PATROL, NEVADA (See also PEACE OFFICERS)

      Child restraint systems, training in installation and use required, AB 2

      Criminal statistical data and information, duties, AB 497*

      Drug screening tests for certain employees, procedures, SB 47

      Motor vehicles purchased or leased, exemption from procurement policy, SB 332

      Private patrolmen, issuance of permits to use flashing lights, SB 251**

      Uniforms, Advisory Committee on, membership, SB 237

HIGHWAY USER FEE APPORTIONMENT ACT, INTERSTATE

      Applicability of laws, AB 372**

HIGHWAYS AND ROADS

      Construction, maintenance and repair

             Advisory committee regarding funding increases, creation, submission of ballot questions, AB 503††

             Bids, on-line submission authorized, requirements, SB 409**

             Bonded indebtedness, use of certain fees to pay costs related to, SB 417

             Design-build teams, qualifications, AB 298

             Fuel taxes (See MOTOR VEHICLE FUEL TAXES; SPECIAL FUEL TAX)

             Governmental services tax, use in Washoe County, AB 543**

             Limitation on performance of work without contract, SB 377

             Logistics and distribution centers, study of transportation issues, ACR 30

             Neighborhoods, consideration of effect of proposed roads on, AB 304

             Regional transportation projects in Clark County, technical correction to certain funding provisions, AB 518**

             Smaller contracts, procedures, SB 377**

             State highways, requirements for prequalification of bidders, AB 175

             Traffic offenses, additional penalties, SB 134*

      Counties, authority to collect fees for activities that disrupt traffic, AB 51

      Department of Transportation (See TRANSPORTATION, DEPARTMENT OF)

      Interstate Highway User Fee Apportionment Act, applicability of laws, AB 372**

      Mapping of certain county roads to preserve certain rights-of-way over public lands urged, SCR 6

      Regional transportation commissions (See REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONS)

      Route 159, Red Rock Canyon, speed limits, SB 240**

      Sale of home or lot adjacent to open range, required disclosures, SB 106**

      Size, weight and load limits (See TRAFFIC CONTROL)

      State Highway Fund (See STATE FINANCES AND FUNDS)

      Tax for improvement of transportation, temporary use of proceeds for operating costs in Clark County, AB 543**

      Taxes for transportation safety, imposition upon voter approval, SB 357

      Toll roads

             Boulder City Bypass, demonstration project required, AB 464

             Managed lanes, demonstration project in Clark County, AB 524

             Private toll roads on public highways, regulation, SB 206

      Traffic control (See TRAFFIC CONTROL)

      Utility terrain vehicles, operation on certain highways authorized, SB 179

HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND ARCHEOLOGY

      Archeological Conservancy, property tax exemption, AB 369**

      California Trail Wayside Sites, reversion of prior funding extended, SB 215**

      Land use planning, preservation of historic neighborhoods, AB 304*

      Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services cemetery, preservation, SB 256*

      Office of Historic Preservation and Archeology (See CULTURAL AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF)

      Paleontological Awareness Month, designation, AB 306*

      Paleontological sites, protection and development, AB 289*

      State Paleontologist, designation, duties, AB 305**

HISTORICAL RECORDS ADVISORY BOARD, STATE

      Members, appointment, AB 507

HIV (See also SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES)

      Medical laboratories, duties, regulations regarding testing, SB 304**

HOME, AGENCIES PROVIDING NURSING IN THE

      Criminal history investigations related to, AB 8, AB 81*

      Elder abuse, training for reporting, requirements, AB 260

      General provisions (See MEDICAL AND RELATED FACILITIES)

      Infectious diseases, investigations by health authorities, duties, AB 206**

      Inspections, contents of reports, AB 206**

      Medical records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Patient safety violations, penalties, AB 206**

HOME, AGENCIES PROVIDING PERSONAL CARE SERVICES IN THE

      Criminal history investigations related to, AB 8, AB 20*, AB 81*

      Elder abuse, training for reporting, requirements, AB 260

      General provisions (See MEDICAL AND RELATED FACILITIES)

      Housing for independent living, licensing requirements, AB 111

      Inspections, contents of reports, AB 206**

      Medical records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Patient safety violations, penalties, AB 206**

HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS

      Appropriation, SB 431**

HOME LOANS (See MORTGAGES)

HOME RULE

      Dillon’s Rule, study of abolishment, SB 264**

HOME SCHOOLS (See SCHOOLS, HOME)

HOMELAND SECURITY (See also EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT; TERRORISM)

      Legislative Auditor, authority to inspect confidential documents, AB 284

      Nevada Commission on Homeland Security, composition, AB 284

      Taxes for homeland security, imposition upon voter approval, SB 357

      Vulnerability assessments and emergency response plans, confidentiality, AB 284

HOMELESS PERSONS

      Homeless Youth Awareness Day designated, ACR 28

HOMEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS (See also PHYSICIANS)

      ABC coding, use, SB 69, SB 271

      Alternative medicine (See ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE)

      Board of Homeopathic Medical Examiners

             Abolished, transfer of powers and duties, SB 69

             Administrative functions, transfer, AB 525

             Attorneys, authority to employ or retain, SB 364

             Complaints filed against licensees, retention of records, SB 362*

             Health care records, duties, SB 17*

             Members

                   Appointment, procedure, SB 8†, SB 268*

                   Qualifications, ethics, SB 8**, SB 268*

             Nevada Institutional Review Board, expiration, transfer of records, SB 272

             Public health information, sharing with other regulatory bodies, SB 268*

             Records deemed public records, exceptions, SB 279

             Retaliation against physicians prohibited, AB 10**

      Complementary integrative medicine, regulation, SB 69

      Elder abuse, training for reporting, requirements, AB 260

      Health care records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Homeopathic medicine defined, SB 271

      Institutional Review Board of Nevada, creation, duties, SB 272

      Insurance fraud, solicitation of accident victims, AB 57

      Licenses

             Renewal, discounted fees for certain physicians, AB 310

             Summary suspension, procedures, SB 76**, SB 362*

      Medical facilities operated by, unlicensed operation, effect, SB 362*

      Noncompetition agreements prohibited, AB 470

      Unlawful activity, investigations, penalties, SB 364

      Whistleblowers, retaliation for certain acts by physicians prohibited, AB 10**

HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATIONS (See COMMON-INTEREST COMMUNITIES)

HOMES FOR INDIVIDUAL RESIDENTIAL CARE

      Admission of persons failing to meet requirements prohibited, exception, AB 111*

      Background investigation of license applicants and employees, AB 20*

      General provisions (See MEDICAL AND RELATED FACILITIES)

      Independent living, housing for, licensing requirements, AB 111

      Legislative study of group homes, AB 294**

      Licenses, grounds for denial, suspension or revocation, AB 20*

      Medical records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Surety bond, requirements, AB 20*

HOMESTEADS

      Declaration, form, SB 67*

      Estates of decedents, setting aside homestead for surviving spouse or minor children, SB 277*

      Exemption from execution, cap on amount removed, AB 449

      Homeowners and Bank Protection Act, implementation urged, AJR 11

HOMICIDE

      Justifiable homicide

             Killing in defense of motor vehicle or entry by certain persons, AB 288

             No duty to retreat before use of deadly force in certain cases, AB 288

             Reasonable fear, presumption, AB 288

      Manslaughter (See MANSLAUGHTER)

      Murder (See MURDER)

HOOVER DAM (See also WATER)

      Hydrokinetic generation project, study, SB 339**

HORSES (See also LIVESTOCK)

      Protection, establishment of certain safety codes encouraged, SCR 21

      Racing

             Call centers, licensure and finding of suitability, SB 83**

             Live broadcasts, dissemination, requirements, fees, SB 83**

      Wild horses, property tax assessment of certain property used for grazing, AB 427

HOSPICE CARE (See also MEDICAL AND RELATED FACILITIES)

      Defibrillators, requirements, SB 244*

      Infectious diseases, investigations by health authorities, duties, AB 206**

      Inspections, contents of reports, AB 206**

      Medical records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Monitoring devices, right of patients to install, procedures, SB 290

      Patient safety violations, penalties, AB 206**

HOSPITAL, MEDICAL OR DENTAL SERVICE, NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS FOR

      ABC coding, use, SB 69, SB 271

      Accident and Health Policy Rate Form Filing Law, adoption, AB 346

      Acupuncture treatments, coverage requirements, AB 167

      Annual financial statements, exemption from filing, SB 388

      Arbitral organizations, publication of information, AB 381††

      Autism, coverage requirements, AB 162

      Basic coverage policy authorized, AB 346, AB 439

      Chemotherapy, coverage requirements, AB 268

      College students, continuation of certain coverage, SB 388, SB 426*

      Discrimination against particular type of provider prohibited, SB 69, SB 271

      Eating disorders, coverage requirements, AB 365

      Fund for Insurance Administration and Enforcement, fee, SB 388, SB 426**

      Genetic information nondiscrimination, requirements, SB 388, SB 426**

      Legislative study concerning establishment of health insurance exchange, SB 316*

      Marriage and family therapist interns, reimbursement, AB 515

      Medical evaluations of insureds, procedures for disputed claims, AB 381

      Mental health coverage, parity and equity requirements, SB 388, SB 426*

      Notice of noncoverage, requirements, reports, AB 438

      Out-of-network providers, study of payment system, SCR 39

      Prescription drugs, coverage for previously approved drugs, SB 192, SB 426**

      Rights of insured, subrogation by insurer, restrictions, SB 388

      Social worker interns, reimbursement, AB 515

      Substance abuse coverage, parity and equity requirements, SB 388, SB 426*

HOSPITAL PATIENTS, BUREAU FOR (See CONSUMER HEALTH ASSISTANCE, OFFICE FOR)

HOSPITALS (See also MEDICAL AND RELATED FACILITIES)

      Staffing committees, establishment in certain hospitals, reports, AB 121*

      ABC coding, use, SB 69, SB 271

      Alternative medicine (See ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE)

      Armed Forces medical officers, agreements to provide care authorized, SB 302**

      Charge masters, duties, SB 157

      Children’s Miracle Network and children’s hospitals, support urged, SCR 33

      Defibrillators, requirements, SB 244*

      Discharge forms, requirements, SB 319

      Disproportionate share hospitals

             Calculation of uncompensated care costs and rate, SB 205, SB 382*

             Counties, payments to Division, procedure, SB 382*

             Payments to hospitals, procedures, reports, SB 382*

      Disputes between patients and hospitals, resolution, AB 122††

      Elder abuse, training for reporting, requirements, AB 260

      Emergency services (See also EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES)

             Clark County, services, transfer of patients, reports, AB 52**

             Limit on amount charged by certain hospitals and physicians, SB 157

             Payment in full, acceptance of certain money as, SB 157

      Health care records (See MEDICAL RECORDS)

      Housing for independent living, licensing requirements, AB 111

      Indigent patients

             Cancer, provision of outpatient treatment by certain county hospitals, AB 433

             Care requirements, AB 379

             Medicaid (See MEDICAID)

             Restoration of funding to Indigent Accident Account, AB 404

      Infectious diseases, investigations by health authorities, duties, AB 206**

      Inspections, contents of reports, AB 206**

      Medical research, duties of researchers and surrogate decision makers, AB 201

      Mental illness, persons with, medical treatment, AB 6*

      Minors

             Abuse or neglect, duties, AB 83

             Consent to treatment, limitation on liability, AB 269

      MRSA, establishment of programs related to, SB 325*

      Naming rights to public hospitals, lease authorized, use of proceeds, AB 52**

      Near-miss events, duties, SB 319*

      Nurse staffing requirements in larger counties, duties concerning plans, AB 121*

      Out-of-network providers, study of payment system, SCR 39

      Patient safety violations, penalties, AB 206**

      Personnel safety surveillance systems, participation, duties, SB 319*

      Prescriptions (See PRESCRIPTIONS)

      Sentinel events, duties, penalty for violations, SB 319*, AB 206**

HOTELS (See PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS)

HOUSEHOLD GOODS, TRANSPORTATION (See MOTOR CARRIERS)

HOUSING

      Building codes (See BUILDING CODES)

      Building permits (See BUILDING PERMITS)

      Common-interest communities (See COMMON-INTEREST COMMUNITIES)

      Construction defects (See CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS)

      Contractors (See CONTRACTORS)

      Disabilities, persons with

             Aging and Disability Services Division, duties, SB 434**

             Reports of housing suitable for rent by, AB 139**

      Discrimination

             Civil remedies and penalties, AB 559

             Prohibited acts, declaration of public policy, AB 43, AB 166, AB 559

      Electric resistance heating systems, procedure for use, SB 73**

      Employer-assisted housing, continuation of grant program, AB 508**

      Energy conservation (See ENERGY CONSERVATION)

      Escrow (See ESCROW)

      Eviction (See EVICTION)

      Foreclosure (See FORECLOSURES)

      Foreign citizens, assistance restricted, AB 347

      Graffiti placed on residential property, removal, recovery of costs, AB 31

      Home loans (See MORTGAGES)

      Homeowners and Bank Protection Act, implementation urged, AJR 11

      Homesteads (See HOMESTEADS)

      Independent living units in medical facilities, licensing requirements, AB 111

      Landlord and tenant (See LANDLORD AND TENANT)

      Low-income housing (See AFFORDABLE HOUSING)

      Manufactured homes (See MANUFACTURED HOME PARKS; MANUFACTURED OR MOBILE HOMES)

      Real property (See REAL PROPERTY)

      Renewable energy (See RENEWABLE ENERGY)

      Sales (See also SUBDIVISION OF LAND)

             Energy usage, disclosure requirements, AB 457

             Military installations near property, disclosure requirements, SB 301

             Open range, required disclosures on sale of home adjacent to, SB 106**

             Swimming pools on premises, duties of purchasers, SB 250

      Trespassing (See TRESPASSING)

      Vacant dwellings, city may require registration and insurance, AB 66

HOUSING ALLIANCE, NEVADA

      Training and educational programs, approval, SB 89**

HOUSING, ASSISTANCE TO FINANCE

      Housing Division

             Financial techniques to develop housing, continuation, SB 74**

             Low-income multifamily housing, regulations restricting or deferring payment of profit and overhead restricted, AB 508*

      Tax credits to entities issuing tax-exempt private activity bonds, AB 465

      Veterans, eligibility, SB 71

HOUSING AUTHORITIES (See also AFFORDABLE HOUSING)

      Community land trusts, creation authorized, powers, taxation, AB 506

      Gender identity or expression, prohibition against discrimination based on, AB 184

      Judicial review of certain decisions, AB 143

      Regional authorities, formation in Clark County authorized, AB 478**

      Tax-exempt private activity bonds issued to fund projects, tax credits, AB 465

HOUSING DIVISION (See BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY, DEPARTMENT OF)

HUMAN ORGANS

      Health insurance coverage for previously approved drugs, SB 426**

      Tissue and Organ Donor Day designated, ACR 3

      World Kidney Day recognized, SCR 15

HUMBOLDT COUNTY (See also COUNTIES)

      District Attorney ex officio Public Administrator, term, SB 96, SB 194**

      Wildfire Support Group commended, SCR 5

HUNTING

      Apprentice hunting licenses, issuance, penalty for violations, SB 411*, AB 246*

      Carson Lake Wildlife Management Area, special permits, use of fees, SB 280*

      Demerit points for wildlife convictions

             Acts excluded from assessment of points, AB 194*

             Date on which points assessed, SB 411*

      Guides (See GUIDES)

      Licenses, permits or privileges

             Applications, procedures, SB 411*

             False information to obtain, penalty, SB 411*

             Resident licenses, qualifications, SB 411*

             Revocation permanently for two or more felony convictions, SB 411*

      Tags

             Application procedures, SB 411*

             Dream Tags, issuance authorized, requirements, SB 411*, AB 246**, AB 437

             False information to obtain, penalty, SB 411*

             Processing fees for applications, use, AB 362**

             Resident tags, qualifications, SB 411*

             Silver State Tag Drawing, establishment authorized, AB 183, AB 246**

      Unlawful acts, civil penalties, AB 77

      Wildlife (See WILDLIFE)

HUSBAND AND WIFE

      Community property (See COMMUNITY PROPERTY)

      Divorce (See DIVORCE)

      Industrial insurance, continuation of survivor benefits after remarriage, SB 363*

      Marriage (See MARRIAGE)

      Medical research, requirements for surrogate decision makers, AB 201

      Principal and Income Act, amendment related to federal estate marital tax deduction, SB 348*

HYGIENIC LABORATORY, STATE (See STATE HYGIENIC LABORATORY)

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IDENTIFICATION CARDS

      Address of cardholder, requirements, SB 52

      Applications, requirements, SB 52

      Data collectors, electronic transfer of personal information, duties, SB 227*

      Fees eliminated, SB 181

      Juvenile delinquents, waiver of fees following release from state facilities, AB 252

      Medical condition of cardholder, imprinting on card, SB 52

      Real ID Act, procedures regarding issuance and renewal of cards, SB 52

      Released prisoners, waiver of fee for issuance of duplicate card, AB 252

      Salvage vehicles, purchase by certain persons, SB 360*

      Selective Service System, procedures regarding registration, SB 217*

      Sex of applicant, selection of designation by applicant, AB 184

      Surrender of card or driver’s license from other state, requirements, SB 52

      Thumbprint or other biometric identifier of cardholder, inclusion, AB 170

      Veterans, requirements for declaration of status, SB 71

      Voter identification, requirements (See ELECTIONS)

IDENTITY THEFT

      Act of terrorism includes violent criminal offense, AB 408

      Data collectors, electronic transfer of personal information, duties, SB 227*

      Financial transactions, exception to criminal acts, SB 125*

      Identity theft passports, redesignation, requirements,