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Statutes of the State of Nevada - Sixty-Eighth Session, 1995

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 1–Senators Raggio and Titus.  Approved February 2, 1995

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AN ACT relating to insurance; delaying the date on which the first prepayment of the insurance premium tax is due; requiring certain insurers to make a quarterly payment of the insurance premium tax; clarifying that the existing provisions of NRS governing the administration and enforcement of the insurance premium tax are applicable to the payments required by this act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 122–Committee on Taxation.  Approved February 28, 1995

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AN ACT relating to murder; expanding the aggravated circumstances under which the death penalty may be imposed to include murder committed upon a person less than 14 years of age; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 113–Senators James, Raggio, Adler, Augustine, Jacobsen, Lowden, Mathews, McGinness, O’Connell, O’Donnell, Porter, Rawson, Regan, Rhoads, Shaffer, Titus, Townsend and Washington.  Approved March 7, 1995

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AN ACT relating to county school districts; authorizing a reduction in the required number of members on the board of trustees of certain county school districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 66–Committee on Education.  Approved March 21, 1995

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the commission on ethics for expenses related to additional meetings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 150–Committee on Finance.  Approved March 21, 1995

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AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions governing the disclosure of questions and answers contained in examinations to determine the achievement and proficiency of pupils in certain grades; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 59–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved March 21, 1995

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AN ACT relating to education; requiring the commission on professional standards in education to adopt regulations providing for the reciprocal licensure of educational personnel from other states; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 58–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved March 21, 1995

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the office of the military for additional utility expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 147–Committee on Finance.  Approved March 27, 1995

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AN ACT relating to livestock; increasing the maximum reward that may be offered and paid for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a person engaged in stealing livestock; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 68–Assemblyman Carpenter.  Approved March 27, 1995

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AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; authorizing the use of television-type receiving equipment for the navigation of a motor vehicle; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 109–Senator Augustine.  Approved March 27, 1995

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AN ACT relating to days of observance; designating December 7 as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 116–Senator Jacobsen.  Approved March 27, 1995

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the state board of examiners to restore the balance of certain accounts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 146–Committee on Finance.  Approved March 27, 1995

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AN ACT relating to general improvement districts; exempting certain arrangements with private developers from certain laws governing public contracts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 138–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 6, 1995

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AN ACT relating to firearms; increasing the penalty for larceny of certain firearms and for possession of certain stolen firearms; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 108–Assemblymen Stroth, Perkins, Ernaut, Marvel, Buckley, Krenzer, Braunlin, Schneider, Close, Lambert, Tripple, Harrington, Humke, Anderson, Manendo and Sandoval.  Approved April 6, 1995

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the University and Community College System of Nevada for certain furniture and equipment for the Cheyenne and West Charleston campuses of the Community College of Southern Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 193–Assemblymen Arberry, Marvel, Giunchigliani, Dini, Chowning, Hettrick, Spitler, Fettic, Tiffany, Price, Bache, Krenzer and Close.  Approved April 6, 1995

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AN ACT relating to bonds; authorizing municipalities to issue bonds to refund outstanding bonds of improvement districts under certain circumstances; authorizing municipalities to issue a single issue of bonds to defray the costs of projects in two or more improvement districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 53–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 6, 1995

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AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; establishing a fee for an endorsement added after the issuance of an original commercial driver’s license for which a driving skills test is required; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 29–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 6, 1995

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AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; revising the definition of “golf cart” for the purposes of the provisions governing the registration of motor vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 23–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 6, 1995

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AN ACT relating to state parks; repealing the authority of the administrator of the division of state parks of the state department of conservation and natural resources to appoint a construction engineer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 21–Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining.  Approved April 6, 1995

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AN ACT relating to sureties; establishing the jurisdiction of the supreme court over sureties who provide security for executors and administrators of estates of decedents, under certain circumstances; providing for the enforcement of the liability of the surety by motion without an independent action; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 112–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 6, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the estates of decedents; revising the provisions governing notice of a hearing to determine attorney’s fees requested for the administration of the estate of a decedent; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 111–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 6, 1995

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AN ACT relating to crimes; enhancing the penalty under certain circumstances for the commission of assault or battery upon a member of the judiciary; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 39–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 6, 1995

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AN ACT relating to local government; directing an immediate analysis of the cash receipts and disbursements of the White Pine County School District; requiring a report of that analysis to be submitted to the legislature; temporarily limiting the incurrence of further obligations by the district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 305–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 7, 1995

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AN ACT relating to local government; providing for a preliminary examination of the financial condition of the White Pine County School District, an audit of its finances and the preparation of tentative budgets for the district; requiring certain reports relating thereto to be submitted to the legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 304–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 7, 1995

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AN ACT relating to extradition; requiring that certain persons in custody sign waivers of extradition proceedings as a condition for their release from confinement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 61–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 10, 1995

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AN ACT making supplemental appropriations to the state department of conservation and natural resources for additional staff and equipment for the state administrative offices of the division of forestry and the office of the director; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 129–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 10, 1995

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the department of taxation to offset revenue shortfalls and for additional data processing expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 128–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 13, 1995

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the division of agriculture of the department of business and industry for additional veterinary medical services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 127–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 13, 1995

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the division of forestry of the state department of conservation and natural resources for certain expenses relating to helicopters for use during the fire season; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 126–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 13, 1995

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AN ACT relating to aircraft carriers; repealing the authority of the public service commission of Nevada to require aircraft carriers to file and keep in force adequate indemnity bonds or insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 190–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 13, 1995

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AN ACT relating to state departments; transferring the commission on postsecondary education from the department of business and industry to the department of education; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 7–Committee on Education.  Approved April 13, 1995

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AN ACT relating to school districts; revising provisions governing the term of employment of a superintendent of schools of a district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 5–Committee on Education.  Approved April 13, 1995

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AN ACT relating to higher education; requiring the legislative auditor to conduct a performance audit of the University and Community College System of Nevada and the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 79–Assemblymen Dini, Goldwater, Spitler, Price, Krenzer, Manendo, Chowning, Ohrenschall, de Braga, Giunchigliani, Segerblom, Perkins, Marvel, Hettrick, Monaghan and Bache.  Approved April 17, 1995

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AN ACT relating to property tax; providing an exemption for property owned by certain nonprofit organizations which is rented to certain other nonprofit organizations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 166–Assemblymen Evans, Price, Dini, Tripple, Segerblom, Freeman, de Braga, Williams, Arberry, Anderson, Tiffany, Close, Krenzer and Manendo.  Approved April 17, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the department of motor vehicles and public safety; revising the provisions relating to proof of identity for the issuance of a driver’s license or an instruction permit or identification card; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 27–Committee on Transportation.  Approved April 17, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the White Pine County School District; authorizing the board of trustees of the district to borrow money on a short-term basis to pay for the operating expenses of the district; requiring the payment of that obligation from money in the state distributive school account that is subject to distribution to the district; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 367–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 20, 1995

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the department of prisons for an unexpected increase in incarcerated offenders; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 325–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 20, 1995

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AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the manner in which the tax on the net proceeds of minerals is paid and the penalty for late payments; making various changes concerning the distribution of the proceeds of the tax to the local entities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 272–Assemblymen Marvel, Carpenter and Neighbors.  Approved April 20, 1995

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AN ACT relating to county business licenses; revising provisions requiring an affidavit for the issuance of a license; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 337–Committee on Taxation.  Approved April 20, 1995

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AN ACT relating to professions; revising the designation for engineers-in-training and land surveyors-in-training; revising the passing grades for the examinations required for registration as professional engineers and land surveyors; authorizing the state board of professional engineers and land surveyors to administer a certain part of the written examination for registration as a professional engineer to persons who are not applicants for registration as professional engineers in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 298–Committee on Commerce. (Requested by State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors). Approved April 20, 1995

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AN ACT relating to professions; increasing the number of years of active experience in engineering work required for certain applicants for registration as professional engineers; increasing the number of years of active experience in land surveying required for certain applicants for registration as professional land surveyors; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 63–Committee on Commerce.  Approved April 20, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the state board of professional engineers and land surveyors; requiring the board to adopt regulations relating to continuing education for professional engineers and professional land surveyors; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 26–Committee on Commerce.  Approved April 20, 1995

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AN ACT relating to local financial administration; increasing the amount of claims for certain refunds from the county treasury for which a board of county commissioners may delegate its authority to approve; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 145–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 20, 1995

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AN ACT relating to historic districts; creating the trust fund for the Comstock historic district; requiring money acquired from certain gifts or donations and the sale or rental of property to be deposited in the fund; authorizing the expenditure of money in the fund for certain purposes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 14–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 20, 1995

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AN ACT relating to county law libraries; providing for the free distribution of publications of the legislative counsel bureau to such libraries upon request; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 137–Senators Neal and Shaffer.  Approved April 20, 1995

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AN ACT relating to wildlife; repealing the prospective expiration of the provisions which authorize the issuance of a deer or antelope tag to an owner, lessee or manager of private land as compensation for damage caused by deer or antelope; authorizing the use of such a tag on private land during a special season established therefor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 46–Senator Rhoads.  Approved April 20, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the Lake Tahoe Basin; requiring the administrator of the division of state lands of the state department of conservation and natural resources to offer for sale certain rights to develop real property in the Lake Tahoe Basin; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 11–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 20, 1995

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AN ACT relating to missing or exploited children; revising the provisions governing the duties of law enforcement agencies to transmit information regarding missing children to state agencies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 270–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved April 24, 1995

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AN ACT relating to bees; revising provisions governing the importation of bees, beehives, honeycombs and certain related appliances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 44–Senator Rhoads.  Approved May 1, 1995

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AN ACT relating to crimes against the person; expanding the circumstances under which the crime of aggravated stalking is committed; providing for the issuance of temporary and extended orders for protection against harassment, stalking and aggravated stalking; increasing the penalty for violating certain of those orders; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 114–Senators James, Raggio, Augustine, Mathews, McGinness, O’Connell, Porter, Rawson, Regan, Townsend and Washington.  Approved May 1, 1995

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AN ACT relating to unemployment compensation; requiring certain unemployed persons to participate in services to assist in their reemployment as a condition of eligibility to receive unemployment compensation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 51–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 1, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the state forester firewarden; repealing the state forester firewarden’s revolving account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 31–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 1, 1995

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AN ACT relating to public utilities; repealing the prospective expiration of the provision requiring public utilities to pay assessments for certain expenses incurred by the public service commission of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 188–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 1, 1995

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AN ACT relating to unclaimed property; repealing an obsolete provision relating to the disposition of the balance in the abandoned property trust fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 33–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 1, 1995

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the division of child and family services of the department of human resources for the increased cost of utilities at the Caliente youth center; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 391–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 1, 1995

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AN ACT relating to public spas; providing that the rules and regulations governing the use of public spas must not deny the use of such spas to children under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 262–Assemblymen Segerblom, Harrington, Spitler, Williams, Nolan, Close, de Braga, Neighbors, Bache, Braunlin, Ohrenschall, Goldwater, Stroth, Schneider, Sandoval, Steel, Buckley, Giunchigliani and Ernaut.  Approved May 1, 1995

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AN ACT relating to trade practices; providing for the amendment of a certificate of registration of a mark; revising the requirements for the registration or assignment of a mark; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 191–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 1, 1995

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AN ACT relating to counties; revising the circumstances under which a board of county commissioners may authorize the use of a county highway patrol or a snowplow on a private road; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 179–Assemblyman Marvel.  Approved May 1, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the City of Sparks; eliminating the requirement of residency for the city clerk; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 174–Assemblymen Anderson, Evans, Stroth, Buckley, Sandoval, Manendo, Price, Tiffany, Lambert, Goldwater, Bache, Freeman, Braunlin, Bennett and Neighbors.  Approved May 1, 1995

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AN ACT relating to juvenile courts; authorizing juvenile courts to place certain children under supervision of public agency to work on projects to eradicate graffiti; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 125–Assemblymen Ohrenschall, Goldwater, Freeman, Close, Batten, Krenzer, Anderson, Steel, Monaghan, Lambert, Bennett, Giunchigliani, Manendo, Tripple, Arberry, Nolan, Segerblom, Neighbors, de Braga, Perkins, Schneider, Braunlin, Dini, Evans, Buckley, Chowning, Price, Sandoval, Spitler, Stroth, Humke, Bache, Carpenter, Ernaut and Hettrick.  Approved May 1, 1995

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AN ACT relating to witnesses; revising provisions concerning the exclusion of witnesses from certain proceedings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 110–Assemblymen Stroth, Steel, Schneider, Lambert, Tripple, Ernaut, Anderson, Harrington, Humke, Buckley, Manendo and Braunlin.  Approved May 1, 1995

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative counsel bureau for the reproduction of older Nevada Reports; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 32–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 1, 1995

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AN ACT relating to occupational safety; prohibiting, under certain circumstances, the dismantling or removal of equipment that causes a serious occupational accident until the accident is investigated by the division of industrial relations of the department of business and industry; requiring certain information to be included in reports of accidents resulting in a fatality or the hospitalization of employees; reducing the time within which such reports must be made; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 60–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved May 4, 1995

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AN ACT relating to elections; prohibiting a candidate for a party nomination from changing his designation of political party from nonpartisan to a designation of a political party affiliation within a certain period before the close of filing for an election; revising the form for a declaration of candidacy or an acceptance of a candidacy for partisan office; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 273–Assemblymen Steel, Close, Schneider, Bennett, Harrington, Manendo, Segerblom, Lambert, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Buckley, Chowning, Humke, Sandoval, Perkins, Freeman, Price, Ohrenschall, Anderson, Brower, Fettic, Braunlin, Tiffany, Nolan, Ernaut, Batten, Allard, Monaghan, Carpenter, Marvel, Stroth, Spitler, de Braga, Tripple, Neighbors, Evans, Williams, Hettrick, Bache, Krenzer, Dini and Arberry.  Approved May 4, 1995

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AN ACT relating to state land; authorizing the interim finance committee to approve leases, exchanges and sales of certain state land while the legislature is in regular or special session; approving the execution of six particular leases and the sale of a certain state building and land; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 387–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 4, 1995

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AN ACT relating to state land; requiring the conveyance of certain state land to the American Baptist Home Mission Society in exchange for the transfer of certain land by the Society; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 168–Senator Adler.  Approved May 5, 1995

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AN ACT relating to fishing; authorizing a person to fish using a second combination of hook, line and rod under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 161–Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining.  Approved May 5, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the control of floods; revising the number of affirmative votes necessary to amend the master plan of a district for the control of floods; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 146–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 5, 1995

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AN ACT relating to water; defining a “subsisting right” to water livestock; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 97–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 9, 1995

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AN ACT relating to sheep; authorizing designated employees of the division of agriculture of the department of business and industry to issue sheep permits and act as sheep inspectors; expanding the application of the rules and regulations of the state board of sheep commissioners; making technical changes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 177–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 9, 1995

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the state board of parole commissioners for retroactive retirement contributions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 148–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 9, 1995

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AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; revising the authority of the department of motor vehicles and public safety to examine an applicant for a license to operate certain motor vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 66–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 9, 1995

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AN ACT relating to public health sanitarians; changing the name of the board for registration of public health sanitarians; changing the designation of such sanitarians accordingly; eliminating the limitation of time placed on scheduling a hearing before the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 4–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 9, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the board of occupational therapy; requiring the governor to appoint members to the board without the submission of a list of nominations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 3–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 9, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the inspection of motor vehicles; providing statutory authority for the department of motor vehicles and public safety to deny, suspend or revoke the license of a fleet station; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 172–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 9, 1995

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AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; requiring that evidence of compliance with requirements for the control of emissions be presented upon the registration of a motor vehicle only if the inspection of the vehicle is required by regulations adopted by the state environmental commission; removing an exemption for experimental vehicles from the provisions governing the evidence of compliance required upon the registration of used vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 173–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 9, 1995

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AN ACT relating to state emblems; designating the tule duck decoy as the official state artifact of the State of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 80–Senator Adler.  Approved May 9, 1995

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AN ACT relating to repossessors; revising the applicability of the provisions governing the licensure of repossessors; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 258–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 9, 1995

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AN ACT relating to civil actions; limiting the liability of county school districts, local law enforcement agencies and certain other persons for the acts and omissions of certain crossing guards for schools; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 120–Senators James, Jacobsen, Lowden, Mathews, Neal, Porter, Regan, Shaffer and Townsend.  Approved May 9, 1995

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of prisons for expenses related to the opening of the Lovelock correctional facility; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 230–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 10, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the department of motor vehicles and public safety; increasing the balance in the motor vehicle revolving account; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 71–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the budget division of the department of administration for reimbursement of the legal division of the legislative counsel bureau for the expenses involved in preparing bill drafts requested by agencies of the executive branch; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 34–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to public libraries; authorizing the certification of the personnel of public libraries by the state librarian; prohibiting the disclosure of certain information relating to an applicant for certification; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 232–Senator McGinness.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to state financial administration; revising the authority of the state board of examiners regarding the payment of claims from money appropriated or authorized by the legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 289–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to counties; authorizing additional counties to establish a medical scholarship program for students who need financial assistance and who agree to return, after graduation and certification, to that county to practice medicine; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 280–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to witnesses; requiring the payment of certain fees, allowances and expenses before a witness is obligated to appear in a civil action; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 158–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to garnishment; revising the requirements for the service of a writ of garnishment on a bank with branch offices or military facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 285–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to counties; removing a restriction on the ability of certain county fair and recreation boards to expend money in support of airports; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 285–Assemblymen Segerblom, Buckley, Chowning, Manendo, Giunchigliani, Bache, Batten, Sandoval, Goldwater, Fettic, Schneider, Neighbors, de Braga, Williams, Dini, Perkins, Anderson, Arberry, Evans, Krenzer and Spitler.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the City of Reno; increasing the number of members of the civil service commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 294–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the committee to hire the handicapped of the department of employment, training and rehabilitation for certain personnel expenses in the Las Vegas office; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 426–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the City of Henderson; permitting city to use its power of eminent domain to acquire property for establishing offstreet public parking facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 23–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; revising the authority of the department of motor vehicles and public safety to require an applicant for a driver’s license to submit to an examination; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 65–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the University and Community College System of Nevada; authorizing the financing of parking facilities with revenue bonds issued pursuant to chapter 501, Statutes of Nevada 1991; increasing the maximum amount authorized for those bonds; increasing the time within which those bonds may be issued; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 117–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the University and Community College System of Nevada for scholarships for students; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 205–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 368–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the department of employment, training and rehabilitation for personnel and operating expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 387–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the City of Reno; providing for judicial review of a disciplinary order of the civil service commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 282–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to taxation; authorizing the proceeds from an optional tax on revenues from the rental of transient lodging that is imposed throughout certain counties to be used for a public transit system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 19–Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to wildlife; allowing the board of wildlife commissioners to adopt regulations authorizing the practice of falconry or the hunting, trapping, possession, sale or training of certain birds of prey without a license or permit; repealing the provisions which prohibit the holder of a scientific collecting permit or a falconry license from killing certain rare and endangered species; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 176–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to state employees; prohibiting deductions from the salaries of state employees for certain service as a volunteer during working hours; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 124–Senator McGinness.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to mining claims; authorizing the locators of certain lode mining claims to remove durable plastic pipe used to define the boundaries of the claims and to replace the pipe with valid legal monuments; revising the specifications for the preparation of maps required for certain mining claims; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 178–Assemblyman Marvel.  Approved May 16, 1995

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AN ACT relating to the state personnel system; providing an exemption from the annual limitation on hours for persons employed temporarily by the University and Community College System of Nevada at a museum or research center of the system or to provide necessary assistance to disabled or academically disadvantaged students; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 107–Assemblymen Buckley, Manendo, Bache, Nolan, de Braga, Giunchigliani, Evans, Tiffany, Price, Allard, Batten, Monaghan, Sandoval, Freeman, Chowning, Harrington, Krenzer, Williams, Arberry, Brower, Schneider, Steel, Spitler, Perkins, Ohrenschall, Carpenter, Tripple, Lambert, Hettrick, Stroth, Goldwater, Segerblom, Dini, Neighbors, Close, Fettic, Ernaut, Marvel and Anderson.  Approved May 17, 1995

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AN ACT relating to counties; revising the provisions governing the expenditure of money by certain counties to encourage the preservation of certain species of wildlife; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 139–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 17, 1995

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AN ACT relating to missing persons; revising the period during which a law enforcement agency must transmit information concerning certain missing persons to the investigation division of the department of motor vehicles and public safety; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 134–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 17, 1995

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AN ACT relating to crimes; expressly providing that a mother may breast feed her child in a public or private location; expressly providing that breast feeding does not violate certain statutes pertaining to decency and morals; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 317–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 1995

126

106

AN ACT relating to administrative procedure; making various changes relating to the adoption and amendment of administrative rules and regulations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 277–Senator O’ Connell.  Approved May 17, 1995

128

107

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the department of administration for personnel expenses of the office of internal audits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 346–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 22, 1995

135

108

AN ACT relating to civil actions; clarifying the provisions governing the representation of certain entities in small claims court; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 284–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 22, 1995

135

109

AN ACT relating to the duplication of records; clarifying that a duplicate of a writing, recording or photograph to be admitted into evidence includes a counterpart produced by an optical imaging system; authorizing a mortgage company to maintain copies of records related to its financial condition; revising the manner in which state banks are allowed to keep duplicate records; allowing a copy of certain evidence of an installment loan to be marked as being paid or canceled upon the repayment of the loan; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 91–Senator Augustine.  Approved May 22, 1995

136

110

AN ACT relating to murder; expanding the aggravated circumstances under which the death penalty may be imposed; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 139–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 23, 1995

138

111

AN ACT relating to highways; eliminating the provision which requires the department of transportation to mail bid invitations for certain projects by certified mail; authorizing the department to mail bid invitations for certain projects to all interested bidders; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 296–Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 23, 1995

139

112

AN ACT relating to local financial administration; providing a procedure for the financial administration of a local government in a severe financial emergency; providing immunity for certain actions; changing the name of the local governmental advisory committee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 536–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 23, 1995

140

113

AN ACT relating to education; requiring the state board of education to approve a course of study in American Sign Language; requiring the commission on professional standards in education to adopt regulations concerning the qualifications for teaching American Sign Language; authorizing the board of regents of the University of Nevada to approve a course of study in American Sign Language; directing the appointment of a task force to make recommendations concerning the establishment of a course of study in American Sign Language; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 366–Assemblyman Spitler.  Approved May 25, 1995

149

114

AN ACT relating to taxation; providing an exemption for agricultural equipment used to convey water for irrigation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 306–Assemblymen Dini, de Braga, Neighbors, Carpenter and Marvel.  Approved May 26, 1995

152

115

AN ACT relating to public parks; authorizing the alteration of the boundaries of a district for the support of public parks by unanimous petition of the affected property owners or majority vote in an election on the question; requiring, if an election is held, that certain information relating to the future costs of a district whose boundaries are proposed to be altered be included in the sample ballot for the election; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 49–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 26, 1995

152

116

AN ACT relating to hunting; clarifying the period during which certain replacement tags to hunt big game mammals are valid; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 156–Assemblymen Sandoval, Carpenter, Schneider, Segerblom, Bennett, de Braga, Marvel, Ohrenschall, Ernaut, Anderson, Allard, Fettic and Neighbors.  Approved May 26, 1995

153

117

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; repealing the provisions relating to the disclosure of the odometer reading of a motor vehicle when the ownership of that motor vehicle is transferred; requiring the department of motor vehicles and public safety to enforce the provisions of the federal law relating to the disclosure of the odometer reading of a motor vehicle and certain other information when the ownership of that motor vehicle is transferred; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 119–Senator Jacobsen.  Approved May 26, 1995

155

118

AN ACT relating to community redevelopment agencies; authorizing such agencies to issue bonds at a discount; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 163–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 26, 1995

155

119

AN ACT relating to public works; authorizing the short-term leasing of certain real property acquired for a public work without compliance with procedures otherwise required; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 182–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 26, 1995

156

120

AN ACT relating to law enforcement; revising provisions governing the jurisdiction and authority of certain units of specialized law enforcement established within a political subdivision of this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 164–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 26, 1995

158

121

AN ACT making an appropriation to the state department of conservation and natural resources for a flat file for the Nevada Tahoe regional planning agency to store maps; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 233–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 26, 1995

160

122

AN ACT relating to state personnel; defining the term “veteran” for the purposes of provisions governing preference points for veterans in competitive examinations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 357–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 26, 1995

160

123

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of conservation districts of the state department of conservation and natural resources for the replacement of certain office equipment and computer hardware and software; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 235–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 26, 1995

161

124

AN ACT relating to real estate licensees; authorizing the establishment by regulation of fees for certain examinations for licensure; increasing the authority of the real estate commission concerning courses of continuing education for licensees; revising certain requirements concerning the maintenance of records relating to licensees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 344–Committee on Commerce.  Approved May 26, 1995

161

125

AN ACT relating to the University and Community College System of Nevada; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to pay a portion of the cost of constructing improvements to the student union building at the University of Nevada, Reno; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 263–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 26, 1995

165

126

AN ACT relating to public investments; revising certain limitations on the investment of state money; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 295–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 26, 1995

167

127

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; revising the circumstances under which the attorney general is required to prosecute certain prohibited acts related to the provision of industrial insurance; revising the penalty for making a false statement or representation or concealing a material fact to obtain or attempt to obtain a benefit or payment; exempting subpoenas issued pursuant to the Nevada Industrial Insurance Act from certain requirements for the disclosure of financial records; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 59–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved May 26, 1995

171

128

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions governing the fees collected for the issuance or renewal of licenses for teachers and other educational personnel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 296–Committee on Education.  Approved May 26, 1995

172

129

AN ACT relating to the University and Community College System of Nevada; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to pay a portion of the cost of constructing a building for an applied technology center at the Truckee Meadows Community College; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 183–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 30, 1995

173

130

AN ACT relating to education; repealing provisions authorizing the creation of a general improvement district to provide facilities for public schools; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 358–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 31, 1995

175

131

AN ACT relating to evidence; authorizing a business or governmental agency to destroy records relating to the conduct of its business under certain circumstances; allowing certain rerecorded, copied or reproduced records of a business or governmental agency, or an enlargement or facsimile thereof, to be admitted into evidence under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 90–Senator Augustine.  Approved May 31, 1995

181

132

AN ACT relating to state grazing boards; requiring the boards to comply with statutory requirements for open meetings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 409–Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining. (Requested by Sierra Club). Approved May 31, 1995

183

133

AN ACT relating to the board of regents of the University of Nevada; providing that the travel allowance for the members of the board be computed at the rate provided for state officers and employees generally; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 15–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved May 31, 1995

183

134

AN ACT relating to state parks; consolidating certain accounts; authorizing the collection of a fee for the repair, operation and maintenance of sewer, water and electrical systems; limiting the use of the fees so collected; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 22–Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining.  Approved May 31, 1995

184

135

AN ACT relating to state employees; revising the provisions governing the forfeiture of annual leave; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 44–Assemblyman Marvel.  Approved May 31, 1995

185

136

AN ACT relating to public employment; authorizing a leave of absence for certain public officers or employees to assist the American National Red Cross during certain disasters; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 327–Assemblyman Lambert (by request).  Approved May 31, 1995

187

137

AN ACT relating to notaries public; providing a procedure to amend a certificate of appointment; expanding the notarial acts a notary public is authorized to perform; providing additional requirements for the bond required to be filed by a notary public; providing additional short forms for certain notarial acts; revising the qualifications for appointment as a notary public; revising the penalties that may be imposed for misconduct; making it unlawful to use a reproduction of a notarial statement under certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 280–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 31, 1995

187

138

AN ACT relating to land use planning; revising provisions relating to parcel maps and final maps of subdivisions of land; revising provisions relating to the appointment and removal of members of a planning commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 267–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 31, 1995

198

139

AN ACT relating to gaming; making various changes to the provisions governing the regulation of gaming; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 133–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 31, 1995

201

140

AN ACT making an appropriation to the state public works board for a program of capital improvements for the office of the military; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 413–Committee on Finance.  Approved May 31, 1995

208

141

AN ACT relating to witnesses; revising the provisions that prohibit an employer from taking certain adverse actions against an employee who serves as a witness or prospective witness; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 40–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 5, 1995

209

142

AN ACT relating to criminal offenders; providing for the forfeiture of credit for good time served for commencing a frivolous civil action; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 106–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 5, 1995

210

143

AN ACT relating to trusts; authorizing a trustee to present and a person dealing with a trustee to rely upon a certification of relevant matters in lieu of a full copy of a trust instrument; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 362–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 5, 1995

211

144

AN ACT relating to the state board of sheep commissioners; authorizing penalties and interest on taxes levied by the board; creating a lien in favor of the board for unpaid taxes, penalties and interest; allowing the board to recover certain costs related to the enforcement of the provisions governing the regulation of the sheep industry; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 178–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved June 5, 1995

212

145

AN ACT relating to animals; revising provisions governing the powers and duties of the state predatory animal and rodent committee; placing the committee to control predatory animals under the control of the state board of sheep commissioners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 348–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved June 5, 1995

214

146

AN ACT relating to termination of parental rights; making the best interests of the child the determining factor in cases concerning the termination of parental rights; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 302–Assemblymen Humke, Anderson, Sandoval, Perkins, Steel, Ohrenschall, Monaghan, Manendo, Goldwater, Schneider, Carpenter, Buckley, Stroth, Chowning, Hettrick, Ernaut, Marvel, Arberry and Freeman.  Approved June 5, 1995

215

147

AN ACT relating to dental hygienists; authorizing a dental hygienist to perform certain tasks without the supervision of a dentist and to administer local anesthesia or nitrous oxide under certain conditions; prohibiting a dentist from delegating tasks which are within the practice of dental hygiene to a person who is not licensed as a dental hygienist in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 261–Committee on Health and Human Services. (Requested by Nevada Dental Hygienists’ Association). Approved June 5, 1995

216

148

AN ACT relating to municipal obligations; requiring a supermajority vote of the governing body of a municipality for the issuance of certain general obligations without an election; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 281–Assemblymen Lambert, Ernaut, Freeman, Hettrick, Humke, Bache, Neighbors, Manendo, Allard, Evans, Anderson, Bennett, Close and Brower.  Approved June 7, 1995

217

149

AN ACT relating to domestic violence; revising the provisions regarding the enforcement of temporary and extended orders for protection against domestic violence; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 228–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 7, 1995

219

150

AN ACT relating to water; changing certain statutory references from “tax” to “assessment” for the purpose of certain provisions governing water rights; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 100–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved June 7, 1995

220

151

AN ACT relating to the Nevada commissioner for veteran affairs; creating the trust fund for the estates of persons for whom the Nevada commissioner for veteran affairs acts as guardian; requiring the commissioner to maintain a checking account to pay certain expenses of the persons for whom the commissioner acts as guardian; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 431–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 7, 1995

223

152

AN ACT relating to crimes; restricting the granting of probation to persons convicted of certain sexual offenses involving children; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 396–Assemblymen Sandoval, Goldwater, Manendo, Nolan, Humke, Buckley, Carpenter, de Braga, Freeman, Monaghan, Bennett, Marvel, Neighbors, Ernaut, Lambert, Anderson, Krenzer, Hettrick, Steel, Perkins, Ohrenschall, Stroth, Tiffany, Evans, Close, Allard, Harrington, Giunchigliani, Braunlin, Tripple, Fettic, Segerblom, Williams, Price, Schneider, Bache, Batten, Chowning, Spitler, Arberry, Brower and Dini.  Approved June 7, 1995

224

153

AN ACT relating to execution; increasing the amount of the homestead exemption; exempting from execution a greater amount of equity in certain dwellings; requiring, under certain circumstances, a person who charges a fee for recording a declaration of homestead to provide a written notice that the declaration may be recorded by the person being charged without the payment of a fee; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 286–Senators O’Connell and James.  Approved June 7, 1995

225

154

AN ACT relating to state personnel; requiring the state personnel system to provide that a state employee is entitled to a copy of any findings or recommendations made by an appointing authority or his representative regarding proposed disciplinary action; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 275–Senator Neal.  Approved June 7, 1995

233

155

AN ACT making an appropriation to the office of state treasurer for an automated check distribution machine, computer hardware and office equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 201–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 7, 1995

233

156

AN ACT relating to contractors; authorizing the state contractors’ board to order a licensee to correct a condition resulting from an act which constitutes a cause for disciplinary action; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 71–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 7, 1995

234

157

AN ACT relating to civil commitment; revising the circumstances under which an alcoholic or a drug addict convicted of a crime is eligible to elect treatment for the abuse of alcohol or drugs before sentencing; requiring such a person to pay for that treatment to the extent of his financial resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 84–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 7, 1995

235

158

AN ACT relating to state employment; revising provisions governing the certification of applicants for appointment to the classified service of the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 290–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 7, 1995

237

159

AN ACT relating to local governments; prohibiting the restraint of competition among bidders to purchase or lease the property of a local government; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 137–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 7, 1995

238

160

AN ACT relating to the administrative procedure act; revising the provisions governing the contents of the notice for proposed administrative regulations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 286–Assemblymen Lambert, Humke, Price, Tiffany, Sandoval, Marvel, Manendo, Brower, Bache, Anderson, Neighbors, Allard, Bennett, Ernaut, Evans, Close, Monaghan, Batten, Stroth, Fettic, Carpenter, Tripple, Harrington, Steel, Hettrick, Nolan, Segerblom, Williams, Perkins and Giunchigliani.  Approved June 7, 1995

239

161

AN ACT relating to wildlife; repealing the authority of the board of wildlife commissioners to establish the number of license agents to be designated in any locality; requiring the board of wildlife commissioners to adopt regulations establishing requirements for the furnishing of surety bonds by those agents; repealing the authority of the division of wildlife of the state department of conservation and natural resources to suspend a license agent’s authority; increasing the service fees which license agents are entitled to receive; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 147–Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining.  Approved June 8, 1995

240

162

AN ACT relating to the state archives; revising various provisions governing the inspection of certain records in the state archives; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 36–Assemblyman Segerblom.  Approved June 8, 1995

241

163

AN ACT relating to measurements; revising the provisions relating to the registration of persons who repair weighing and measuring devices; revising the duty of the state sealer of weights and measures to test weighing and measuring devices and the equipment used to repair those devices; authorizing certain persons who are registered to repair weighing and measuring devices to test a device used only to weigh or measure propane; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 359–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved June 8, 1995

242

164

AN ACT relating to estrays; providing that certain expenses relating to estrays that are required to be paid by the division of agriculture of the department of business and industry must be paid out of the proceeds of the sales of such estrays; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 410–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved June 8, 1995

246

165

AN ACT relating to marriage; revising provisions governing the existence of commissioner townships for civil marriages; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 206–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 8, 1995

247

166

AN ACT relating to civil liability; expanding the immunity from liability granted to persons who distribute, donate or collect food without charge; limiting the liability of certain persons who donate or distribute other grocery products without charge or for a reduced fee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 305–Assemblymen de Braga, Segerblom, Perkins, Sandoval, Batten, Manendo, Evans, Bache, Neighbors, Chowning and Ohrenschall.  Approved June 8, 1995

248

167

AN ACT relating to the public employees’ retirement system; discontinuing charges for deferred protection; repealing the provisions relating to deferred protection; placing the position of administrative analyst in the unclassified service; shortening the period in which a public employer may submit delinquent reports or payments; eliminating the period of retirement before a retired employee may return to work; lengthening the period of additional employment before an employee may combine benefits; revising the provisions regarding the limitation on compensation used to determine the retirement benefit of certain employees; adjusting the calculation for annual increases in benefits; increasing the amount of survivor benefits under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 500–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 8, 1995

250

168

AN ACT relating to crimes against the person; revising the provisions governing the penalty and the penalty hearing for first degree murder; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 535–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 8, 1995

257

169

AN ACT making an appropriation to the state gaming control board for computer and office equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 197–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 8, 1995

259

170

AN ACT making an appropriation to the commission on ethics for certain equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 200–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 8, 1995

260

171

AN ACT relating to education; requiring school districts to make available to pupils who are excused from compulsory attendance because of certain physical or mental conditions free appropriate public education in compliance with federal law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 158–Committee on Education.  Approved June 8, 1995

260

172

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; authorizing a sentence of residential confinement as an alternative to imprisonment for certain convictions relating to driving while a license has been suspended, revoked or restricted; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 277–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 8, 1995

261

173

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of employment, training and rehabilitation for the developmental disabilities program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 216–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 8, 1995

262

174

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; requiring a criminal defendant to serve notice to the prosecuting attorney of prospective witnesses; requiring a party to a criminal proceeding to permit the discovery or inspection of certain statements, documents and places upon the request of the opposing party; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 151–Assemblymen Stroth, Ernaut, Perkins, Arberry, Allard, Anderson, Braunlin, Batten, Bennett, Steel, Nolan, Monaghan, Carpenter and Schneider.  Approved June 8, 1995

263

175

AN ACT relating to the disposition of the remains of the dead; increasing certain fees charged by the state board of funeral directors, embalmers and operators of cemeteries and crematories; requiring a person who owns a funeral establishment to obtain a permit to operate the establishment; authorizing the board to charge a fee for providing certain materials; authorizing the rental of the outer shell of a casket under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 355–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 12, 1995

266

176

AN ACT relating to dentistry; lowering the passing score for the written examination required for licensure; changing the designation of “secretary” of the board of dental examiners of Nevada to “executive director”; revising the requirement that certain members of the board sign each certificate of registration issued by the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 69–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 12, 1995

275

177

AN ACT relating to the disposition of unclaimed property; revising provisions governing the payment or delivery of unclaimed property to the division of unclaimed property of the department of business and industry; revising certain notice requirements; authorizing the destruction of certain unclaimed property; requiring banks and savings and loan associations to deliver certain property removed from a safe-deposit box to the division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 155–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 12, 1995

279

178

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; revising the provisions governing the fee for processing fingerprints for applicants for licensure as vehicle transporters, manufacturers, distributors, dealers and rebuilders; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 186–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 12, 1995

284

179

AN ACT relating to state personnel; authorizing the director of the department of personnel to adopt regulations which permit the noncompetitive appointment of employees with certain permanent partial disabilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 354–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 12, 1995

286

180

AN ACT making an appropriation to the aging services division of the department of human resources for equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 254–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 12, 1995

286

181

AN ACT relating to pharmacy; providing for the dispensing and refilling of controlled substances and dangerous drugs; authorizing the state board of pharmacy to adopt regulations relating to the use of computerized equipment in the practice of pharmacy; requiring a written prescription to be written in Latin or English; authorizing the removal of certain records from the files of a practitioner; authorizing the state board of pharmacy to release its records or information relating to an investigation under certain circumstances; eliminating certain requirements relating to the maintenance of records for laboratories, manufacturers and wholesalers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 385–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 12, 1995

287

182

AN ACT relating to the private investigator’s licensing board; authorizing the board to appoint an executive director and employ other persons to carry out the duties of the board; repealing the minimum time required of a qualified person for the operation of a licensed business; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 2–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 12, 1995

303

183

AN ACT relating to weapons; revising provisions relating to the disposition of confiscated weapons by law enforcement agencies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 41–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 12, 1995

304

184

AN ACT relating to the state board of architecture; eliminating the prohibition against members of the board who are not registered architects from voting or acting on matters relating solely to architects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 125–Senator McGinness.  Approved June 12, 1995

306

185

AN ACT making an appropriation to the state gaming control board for a system which facilitates the payment of taxes electronically; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 207–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 12, 1995

307

186

AN ACT relating to the Airport Authority of Washoe County; eliminating the requirement that the Authority submit certain reports concerning its general obligation debt and debt management, under certain circumstances; revising the salary for the members of the board of trustees of the Authority; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 225–Committee on Government Affairs. (Requested by Airport Authority of Washoe County). Approved June 12, 1995

308

187

AN ACT relating to energy; providing a legislative finding encouraging the use of indigenous energy resources to the extent competitively and economically feasible; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 267–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 12, 1995

311

188

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; establishing that a person was driving under the influence of an intoxicating liquor and caused the death of, or substantial bodily harm to, another person if a subsequent test shows the presence of the required level of alcohol in his blood; establishing an affirmative defense; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 273–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 12, 1995

312

189

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; revising the requirements for the annual report of the state controller; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 288–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 12, 1995

313

190

AN ACT relating to motor carriers; revising the requirements for the preservation of the records of certain motor carriers; allowing a motor carrier to obtain a permit to temporarily operate in this state before he enters this state; revising the rate of interest required to be paid on additional or estimated assessments payable to the department of motor vehicles and public safety for fees owed by motor carriers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 297–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 12, 1995

314

191

AN ACT relating to the administration of motor vehicle laws; authorizing the chief of the investigation division of the department of motor vehicles and public safety to appoint certain persons as investigators; authorizing the chief of the investigation division to enter into certain agreements with state and local law enforcement agencies; including the persons appointed as investigators within the definition of “volunteer peace officers” for the purposes of industrial insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 323–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 12, 1995

318

192

AN ACT relating to water; requiring that an applicant for a permit to appropriate water provide proof of his financial ability and reasonable expectation actually to apply the water to beneficial use with reasonable diligence; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 98–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved June 13, 1995

319

193

AN ACT relating to water; revising the provisions governing the eligibility of certain purveyors of water to receive grants for making capital improvements to publicly owned water systems; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 141–Senator Adler.  Approved June 13, 1995

321

194

AN ACT relating to occupational diseases; broadening the application of the provisions governing eligibility for benefits for diseases of the heart or lungs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 57–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved June 13, 1995

322

195

AN ACT relating to private postsecondary education; establishing an account for student indemnification in the state general fund; specifying the authorized uses of money in the account; imposing a fee on private postsecondary educational institutions; revising provisions governing tuition refunds and bonding requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 411–Assemblymen Buckley, Anderson, Spitler, Bache, Segerblom, Dini, Perkins, Williams, Krenzer, Freeman, Ohrenschall, Goldwater, Arberry, Sandoval, Ernaut, Price, Chowning, Manendo, de Braga, Neighbors, Evans, Braunlin, Stroth, Carpenter and Tripple.  Approved June 13, 1995

323

196

AN ACT relating to children; creating a rebuttable presumption that upon the dissolution of marriage, granting of sole or joint custody of a child to a perpetrator of domestic violence or to a former spouse convicted of sexual assault is not in the best interest of the child; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 395–Assemblyman Batten.  Approved June 13, 1995

330

197

AN ACT relating to county hospitals; authorizing a board of hospital trustees to provide health care and acquire facilities at locations outside the county or counties where the county hospital is established; requiring approval at a primary or general election for an ad valorem tax levy to pay the cost of services to certain persons admitted for emergency treatment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 293–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved June 13, 1995

332

198

AN ACT relating to the occupational safety and health review board; requiring the appointment of an alternate for the member representing the general public; revising the requirements for establishing a quorum of the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 62–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved June 13, 1995

335

199

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; prohibiting the imposition of a fee for the issuance of a certificate of dismantling; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 440–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 14, 1995

336

200

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; eliminating certain provisions regarding the deposit in holding accounts of money received by agencies, departments and institutions of the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 370–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 14, 1995

337

201

AN ACT relating to state parks; increasing the maximum amount of general obligation bonds issued pursuant to chapter 785, Statutes of Nevada 1989, which may be used for the preparation of plans for developing state parks; making an appropriation to and authorizing certain expenditures by the division of state parks of the state department of conservation and natural resources for facilities and equipment for state parks; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 220–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 14, 1995

338

202

AN ACT making an appropriation to the state controller for the purchase of equipment and computer enhancements and the expenses of remodeling the basement of the capitol annex; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 202–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 14, 1995

340

203

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; authorizing the department of motor vehicles and public safety to issue sample license plates; prohibiting a person from affixing a sample license plate to a vehicle; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 188–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 14, 1995

341

204

AN ACT relating to sales; authorizing a seller and his agent to collect a fee from a purchaser who purchases goods or services with a check which is not honored; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 131–Senator Raggio.  Approved June 14, 1995

342

205

AN ACT making an appropriation to the welfare division of the department of human resources for replacement of room dividers and office equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 213–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 14, 1995

343

206

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of water resources of the state department of conservation and natural resources for equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 221–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 14, 1995

343

207

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of state lands of the state department of conservation and natural resources for equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 222–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 14, 1995

344

208

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; authorizing the department of motor vehicles and public safety to require a person who pays certain registration fees and taxes in installments to pay the entire amount of those fees and taxes if the person fails to pay them when due; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 295–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 14, 1995

344

209

AN ACT relating to state property; transferring the duty to pay certain costs related to the purchasing warehouse building in Reno, Nevada, from the purchasing division to the buildings and grounds division of the department of administration; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 334–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 14, 1995

346

210

AN ACT relating to the disclosure of improper governmental action; making various changes concerning the disclosure by a state officer or employee of improper governmental action; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 357–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 14, 1995

347

211

AN ACT relating to petroleum products; revising the provisions relating to the labeling and specifications of lubricating oil and motor oil; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 402–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 14, 1995

348

212

AN ACT relating to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; revising the provisions governing the appointment of commissioners on uniform state laws to represent the State of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 465–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 14, 1995

352

213

AN ACT relating to professional organizations; expanding the scope of professional organizations to include homeopathic medicine; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 423–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 14, 1995

353

214

AN ACT relating to state land; revising the provisions of Assembly Bill No. 387 of this session regarding the approval of a lease for the delivery of state-owned water; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 469–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 14, 1995

354

215

AN ACT relating to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education; revising provisions governing the repayment of financial support received by students from the commission; authorizing the commissioners from this state to delegate certain powers to the director of the commission; eliminating a provision which allows students to qualify for financial support by contributing a certain amount of money; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 135–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 14, 1995

355

216

AN ACT relating to the supreme court; making a supplemental appropriation to the supreme court for an anticipated shortfall in revenue from administrative assessments; authorizing certain transfers of money; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 182–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 14, 1995

359

217

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the School of Medical Sciences of the University and Community College System of Nevada for unforeseen expenses relating to the Family Practice Residency Program and the Family Medicine Center; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 315–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 14, 1995

360

218

AN ACT relating to children; providing certain presumptions concerning the best interests of a child; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 177–Assemblymen Freeman, Humke, Anderson, de Braga, Ernaut, Evans, Lambert, Bache, Arberry, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Ohrenschall, Manendo, Dini, Buckley, Spitler, Chowning, Schneider, Perkins, Price, Neighbors, Segerblom, Hettrick and Williams.  Approved June 15, 1995

361

219

AN ACT relating to the department of prisons; authorizing the director of the department to charge an offender for certain additional costs; authorizing the transfer of money from the offenders’ store fund to pay certain unpaid costs assessed to an offender; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 389–Committee on Ways and Means. (Requested by Assemblyman Hettrick). Approved June 15, 1995

363

220

AN ACT relating to public purchasing; revising various provisions governing state purchasing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 39–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 15, 1995

366

221

AN ACT relating to local governmental finances; limiting the period during which certain taxes may be levied to finance the construction of schools; requiring the board of county commissioners to obtain the approval of the general obligation bond commission of the county before it submits a proposal for the imposition of an additional tax ad valorem for capital projects to the voters of the county for approval; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 72–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 15, 1995

369

222

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of water resources of the state department of conservation and natural resources for certain costs of litigation involving the stream systems of the Truckee, Carson and Walker rivers and for costs related to consultants on the administration of water resources statewide; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 184–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 15, 1995

370

223

AN ACT relating to proceedings in criminal cases; expanding the definition of “victim” to include any relative of the victim; allowing a personal representative of the victim to appear at the sentencing of a criminal defendant; revising the provision regarding persons who are entitled to receive notice of the hearing to impose sentence; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 186–Assemblyman Hettrick.  Approved June 15, 1995

371

224

AN ACT relating to state government; making an appropriation to the real estate division of the department of business and industry for telephone and computer upgrades; making an appropriation to the employee-management relations board for certain office equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 221–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 15, 1995

372

225

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of water planning of the state department of conservation and natural resources for office equipment and computer hardware and software; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 234–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 15, 1995

372

226

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of prisons for maintenance and minor construction projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 239–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 15, 1995

373

227

AN ACT relating to records of criminal history; authorizing the dissemination of such records to certain state and local agencies which provide protective services to children; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 308–Committee on Judiciary. (Requested by Washoe County Grand Jury). Approved June 15, 1995

374

228

AN ACT relating to subdivided land; authorizing the administrator of the real estate division of the department of business and industry to impose a fine or suspend, revoke or place conditions upon the permit of a developer for engaging in certain conduct; authorizing the administrator to enter into an agreement with a developer to discontinue activities not in compliance with certain laws in lieu of issuing an order to cease and desist; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 343–Committee on Commerce.  Approved June 15, 1995

376

229

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of child and family services of the department of human resources for vehicles, equipment, supplies and building maintenance for certain youth bureaus; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 215–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 15, 1995

377

230

AN ACT relating to unemployment compensation; requiring that federal individual income tax be deducted and withheld from unemployment compensation benefits upon the request of the recipient of the benefits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 448–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved June 15, 1995

378

231

AN ACT relating to public purchasing; revising certain provisions governing the procedure for appeal by a person making an unsuccessful bid or proposal for purchases by the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 453–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 15, 1995

378

232

AN ACT relating to sales of real property; requiring a seller of certain residential property to disclose information regarding zoning and the master plan to an initial purchaser; extending the application of certain requirements concerning sellers of certain residential property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 478–Committee on Commerce.  Approved June 15, 1995

380

233

AN ACT relating to the death penalty; allowing certain relatives of a victim of murder to request to be notified of and attend the execution of the death penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 469–Assemblymen Stroth, Monaghan, Manendo, Ohrenschall, Steel, Carpenter, Buckley, Sandoval, Anderson, Allard, Ernaut, Bennett and Braunlin.  Approved June 15, 1995

381

234

AN ACT relating to the state public works board; requiring the board to apply for rebates that are available from public utilities for installing devices designed to decrease the use of energy in state buildings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 180–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 15, 1995

382

235

AN ACT making an appropriation to the health division of the department of human resources for various equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 212–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 15, 1995

383

236

AN ACT making an appropriation to the budget division of the department of administration for enhancements to the executive budget system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 206–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 15, 1995

384

237

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of economic development of the commission on economic development for replacement of the telephone system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 209–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 15, 1995

384

238

AN ACT relating to public utilities; establishing the authority of the public service commission of Nevada, the advocate for customers of public utilities and the department of motor vehicles and public safety to examine the personnel records of an employee of a public utility, motor carrier or broker; authorizing the commission to prohibit the disclosure of certain information concerning a public utility; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 343–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 15, 1995

385

239

AN ACT relating to public financial administration; requiring certain agencies to report on whether the agency’s system of internal accounting and administrative control is in compliance with the uniform system adopted by the director of the department of administration; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 460–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 15, 1995

388

240

AN ACT relating to government securities; revising the definition of “allocable local revenues” for purposes of the provisions governing the issuance of state securities to acquire revenue securities issued by a municipality; providing that a pledge of allocable local revenues for the payment of a revenue security does not cause the revenue security to become a debt of the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 403–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 15, 1995

389

241

AN ACT relating to local improvement districts; authorizing the waiver of certain rights and procedures by owners of assessable property within a district; authorizing the addition of certain improvements to existing contracts for construction work without compliance with requirements for competitive bidding; authorizing the application of credits against payments of assessments that are due under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 382–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 15, 1995

389

242

AN ACT relating to energy conservation; providing for the use by a state agency of money attributable to energy savings; setting forth the conditions of that use; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 381–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 15, 1995

392

243

AN ACT relating to educational personnel; revising provisions governing the probationary period of administrators and teachers employed by county school districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 368–Committee on Education.  Approved June 15, 1995

393

244

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; creating the office of financial management, training and controls; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 24–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 15, 1995

396

245

AN ACT relating to judicial proceedings; authorizing the expediting of proceedings in juvenile court and trials involving a child as a witness or victim; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 567–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 16, 1995

398

246

AN ACT relating to the City of North Las Vegas; revising the rate of tax that may be imposed on the taxable property in a municipal library district for the purpose of operating the district; authorizing the governing body of the municipal library district to issue general obligation bonds under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 104–Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 16, 1995

400

247

AN ACT relating to public utilities; authorizing the public service commission of Nevada to levy and collect an assessment from public utilities which provide telecommunication services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 603–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 16, 1995

402

248

AN ACT relating to occupational safety; prohibiting the use of certain titles relating to professions in industrial hygiene and safety without the certification or recognition of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene or the Board of Certified Safety Professionals; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 554–Assemblymen Bennett, Harrington, de Braga, Bache, Lambert, Nolan, Goldwater, Ohrenschall, Fettic, Giunchigliani, Anderson, Manendo, Williams, Close, Carpenter, Stroth, Steel, Buckley, Braunlin and Price.  Approved June 16, 1995

403

249

AN ACT relating to housing; revising the provisions governing discrimination against certain persons in the sale or rental of a dwelling; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 547–Assemblymen Fettic, Sandoval, Hettrick, Spitler, Monaghan, Dini and Tiffany.  Approved June 16, 1995

404

250

AN ACT relating to attorneys; clarifying that an attorney who has been appointed as a special prosecutor for a limited duration with limited jurisdiction may undertake the legal defense of other persons under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 553–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 16, 1995

406

251

AN ACT relating to public investments; requiring the state treasurer to adopt regulations which he deems necessary to carry out his duties relating to public investments; authorizing the state treasurer to lend securities under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 454–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 16, 1995

407

252

AN ACT relating to prisons; requiring the notification of certain persons before the release of an offender convicted of specified crimes related to children; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 427–Assemblymen Ohrenschall, Segerblom, Krenzer, Perkins, Spitler, Neighbors, Steel, Stroth, Humke, Anderson, Buckley, Monaghan, Manendo, Goldwater, Batten, Sandoval, Carpenter, Chowning, Close, de Braga, Schneider, Allard, Braunlin, Harrington, Evans, Giunchigliani, Freeman, Nolan, Brower, Bache, Fettic and Dini.  Approved June 16, 1995

407

253

AN ACT relating to parole; requiring notice of a parole hearing to be provided to certain victims within a specified time; requiring certain victims to be notified of a final decision concerning an application for parole; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 373–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 16, 1995

408

254

AN ACT relating to restitution; authorizing the state board of parole commissioners to include as a condition of parole that the parolee execute an assignment of wages for restitution; authorizing a court to include as a condition of probation or suspension of sentence that the defendant execute such an assignment of wages; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 313–Senators Washington, James, O’Connell, Adler, Augustine, Coffin, Jacobsen, Lee, Lowden, Mathews, McGinness, O’Donnell, Porter, Raggio, Rawson, Regan, Rhoads, Shaffer, Titus and Townsend.  Approved June 16, 1995

409

255

AN ACT relating to the business tax; providing a partial exemption from the business tax for businesses that employ certain pupils; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 69–Assemblyman Allard.  Approved June 16, 1995

411

256

AN ACT relating to sexual deviants; increasing the penalty for certain crimes related to sex; providing for lifetime supervision of certain sex offenders; expanding the definition of sexual offense for the purpose of requiring sex offenders to have their blood and saliva tested for inclusion in the central repository for Nevada records of criminal history; requiring the attorney general to adopt guidelines for notification of the release of sex offenders from confinement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 192–Senators James, O’Connell, Adler, Augustine, Coffin, Jacobsen, Lee, Lowden, Mathews, McGinness, O’Donnell, Porter, Raggio, Rawson, Regan, Shaffer, Titus, Townsend and Washington.  Approved June 16, 1995

412

257

AN ACT relating to state buildings; requiring the state council on the arts, state public works board and buildings and grounds division of the department of administration to cooperate to plan the potential purchase and placement of works of art to be placed inside or on the grounds surrounding state buildings; requiring the state council on the arts to report to the legislature works of art that need repair, restoration or replacement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 265–Senator Titus.  Approved June 16, 1995

418

258

AN ACT relating to juvenile offenders; requiring the evaluation of a juvenile offender who unlawfully drives while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance to determine if he abuses alcohol or other drugs; providing for the treatment of such an offender; providing for the payment of that evaluation and treatment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 91–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 19, 1995

420

259

AN ACT relating to the state department of conservation and natural resources; establishing by statute the Nevada natural heritage program within the department; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 523–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 19, 1995

423

260

AN ACT relating to delinquent juveniles; requiring the deposit of money collected for the support and maintenance of certain juveniles in an administrative account for the division of child and family services of the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 522–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 19, 1995

424

261

AN ACT relating to gaming; authorizing the gaming control board to investigate certain crimes; increasing the fines for certain crimes related to gaming; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 513–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 19, 1995

427

262

AN ACT relating to the community training center account; eliminating the provision requiring that any money in the account remaining after certain required allocations are made must be allocated to qualified community-based training centers for the care and training of mentally and functionally retarded persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 476–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 19, 1995

431

263

AN ACT relating to the division of agriculture of the department of business and industry; revising the provisions governing the qualifications of the administrator of the division; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 409–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved June 19, 1995

432

264

AN ACT relating to the Nevada veterans’ advisory commission; revising the membership and duties of the commission; increasing the salaries and subsistence allowance of the members of the commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 163–Senator Lowden.  Approved June 19, 1995

432

265

AN ACT relating to water; making various changes relating to the titling and recording of water rights; providing that water rights, permits, certificates and applications appurtenant to land are presumed to be conveyed with the land; providing expressly that the tax on a transfer of real property is applicable to an instrument in writing by which title to a water right, permit, certificate or application is conveyed; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 93–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved June 19, 1995

434

266

AN ACT relating to the Virgin Valley Water District; expanding the service area of the district; providing for the annexation of the Bunkerville Water Users’ Association into the district; providing a salary for members of the governing board of the district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 608–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 19, 1995

439

267

AN ACT relating to accountants; revising the requirements of education for a certificate of certified public accountant; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 488–Assemblyman Hettrick.  Approved June 19, 1995

447

268

AN ACT relating to social workers; requiring certain records or information received by the board of examiners for social workers to be confidential; authorizing the board to issue subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses and the production of books and papers; establishing the requirements for the renewal of an expired license; prohibiting the board from issuing a license to engage in social work as an associate in social work; revising the fees charged by the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 477–Committee on Commerce.  Approved June 19, 1995

448

269

AN ACT relating to planning; correcting an obsolete reference regarding the certification of planners; authorizing governing bodies to direct a hearing examiner to take final action on certain matters assigned to him; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 369–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 19, 1995

453

270

AN ACT relating to hazardous materials; requiring the state emergency response commission to impose a reporting fee; placing a limitation on the total amount of fees a person is required to pay annually to the state emergency response commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 266–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 19, 1995

454

271

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Nevada junior livestock show board for gate panels to ensure the safety of exhibitors, spectators and animals at the annual livestock show; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 251–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 19, 1995

455

272

AN ACT making an appropriation to the state predatory animal and rodent committee for equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 250–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 19, 1995

456

273

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of agriculture of the department of business and industry for veterinary medical services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 249–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 19, 1995

456

274

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of agriculture of the department of business and industry for trucks and safety clothing and equipment for the plant industry program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 248–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 19, 1995

457

275

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of agriculture of the department of business and industry for the maintenance and repair of facilities leased by the division of agriculture; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 247–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 19, 1995

457

276

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of business and industry for the operating expenses of a program to provide small businesses with access to financing not otherwise available; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 244–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 19, 1995

458

277

AN ACT making an appropriation to the commission on postsecondary education for computer hardware and software; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 241–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 19, 1995

459

278

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Nevada commissioner for veteran affairs of the department of motor vehicles and public safety for improvements to veterans’ cemeteries; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 238–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 19, 1995

459

279

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Nevada commissioner for veteran affairs of the department of motor vehicles and public safety for replacement of the backhoe used at the Boulder City veterans’ cemetery; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 237–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 19, 1995

460

280

AN ACT relating to cosmetology; providing for the regulation and licensure of hair designers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 531–Assemblymen Braunlin, Goldwater, Stroth, Manendo, Brower, Price, Tiffany and Allard.  Approved June 19, 1995

460

281

AN ACT relating to gaming; clarifying the term “gross revenue”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 399–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 19, 1995

465

282

AN ACT relating to crimes; prohibiting the performance of an act or the neglect of a duty in willful or wanton disregard of the safety of persons or property; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 375–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 19, 1995

466

283

AN ACT relating to insurance; repealing temporarily the provisions requiring prepayment of the insurance premium tax; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 271–Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 19, 1995

467

284

AN ACT relating to banks; authorizing the organization of a bank as a limited-liability company; providing an exception to the restrictions on payment of dividends or making of distributions; repealing the requirement for the triennial revision of certain regulations regarding the retention of records; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 404–Committee on Commerce and Labor. (Requested by Nevada Bankers’ Association). Approved June 20, 1995

473

285

AN ACT relating to public defenders; revising the provisions governing the reports required to be provided by the state public defender; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 436–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 20, 1995

498

286

AN ACT relating to indigents; providing that a court may allow an indigent defendant to perform community service to pay for expenses incurred in defending him; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 604–Assemblymen Sandoval and Humke.  Approved June 20, 1995

500

287

AN ACT relating to facilities for the care of adults; exempting facilities for the care of adults during the day from the payment of fees related to licensure; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 363–Senator Titus.  Approved June 20, 1995

501

288

AN ACT relating to eminent domain; revising the general procedure for entry upon property subject to acquisition by eminent domain; revising the authorized purposes for such an entry; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 415–Committee on Government Affairs. (Requested by Washoe County Airport Authority). Approved June 20, 1995

501

289

AN ACT relating to public records; clarifying that the requirement that public books and records be open to inspection does not affect the rights of a person in a book or record which is copyrighted; prohibiting a public agency from rejecting a copyrighted book or record solely because it is copyrighted; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 427–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 20, 1995

503

290

AN ACT relating to homeopathic medicine; providing for the confidentiality of records or information obtained by the board of homeopathic medical examiners during an investigation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 447–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 20, 1995

504

291

AN ACT relating to real estate; requiring a course of instruction for an original real estate salesman’s license to include the subject of the disclosure of information in real estate transactions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 472–Committee on Commerce.  Approved June 20, 1995

505

292

AN ACT relating to recycling; revising the provisions governing whether a county is required to make available for use in that county certain programs for recycling; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 449–Assemblyman Hettrick.  Approved June 20, 1995

506

293

AN ACT relating to statutes; ratifying technical corrections made to sections of NRS and to multiple amendments of sections of NRS; correcting the effective date of, correcting certain provisions in, and repealing certain provisions in Statutes of Nevada 1993; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 432–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 20, 1995

508

294

AN ACT relating to adoption; requiring a man who claims to be the natural father of a child born outside of marriage to file certain information as a condition to retaining his rights regarding the child; requiring that the best interests of a child be the primary consideration in an action to set aside a court order terminating the parental rights of the natural parent after a petition for adoption has been granted; making various other changes to the procedures for the adoption of a child; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 503–Assemblymen Monaghan, Anderson, Ohrenschall, Steel, Freeman, Carpenter, Stroth, Goldwater, Schneider, Humke, Lambert, Hettrick, Fettic, Manendo, Nolan, Bennett, Tripple, Segerblom, Evans, Tiffany and Brower.  Approved June 20, 1995

732

295

AN ACT relating to the defacement of property; making it unlawful to place graffiti on or otherwise deface the property of another; requiring a person who is found guilty of placing graffiti on or otherwise defacing property to perform community service in addition to any other penalty; authorizing a court to suspend the driving privileges of a person who is found guilty of violating a law relating to the defacement of property; permitting law enforcement agencies to offer a reward for information which leads to the conviction of a person who placed graffiti on or otherwise defaced the property of another; requiring counties and cities to remove or cover graffiti placed on public property; making various other changes; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 374–Assemblymen Steel, Stroth, Ohrenschall, Monaghan, Manendo, Carpenter, Anderson, Humke, Schneider, Braunlin, Bennett, Fettic, Harrington, Ernaut, Giunchigliani, Allard, Hettrick, Price, Krenzer, Marvel, Freeman, Tiffany, Bache, Batten, Williams, Goldwater, Close, Segerblom, Sandoval, Nolan, de Braga, Spitler, Lambert, Tripple, Evans, Neighbors, Arberry, Brower, Perkins, Dini, Chowning and Buckley.  Approved June 21, 1995

736

296

AN ACT relating to water; repealing Senate Bill No. 97 of this session; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 551–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved June 21, 1995

743

297

AN ACT relating to the state personnel system; providing for the use of catastrophic leave by a state employee for a death in his immediate family; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 544–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 21, 1995

743

298

AN ACT relating to taxes on retail sales; providing an abatement from certain sales and use taxes for eligible machinery and equipment used by certain businesses in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 520–Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 21, 1995

744

299

AN ACT relating to programs for public employees; establishing for the next biennium the amount to be paid by the state for group insurance for participating officers and employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 301–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 21, 1995

746

300

AN ACT relating to juveniles; authorizing a juvenile court to order counseling for a child and his parent or guardian under certain circumstances; authorizing such a court to order the parent or guardian of a child who has committed a delinquent act to pay any fines and penalties imposed for the delinquent act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 297–Assemblymen Goldwater, Perkins and Anderson.  Approved June 21, 1995

747

301

AN ACT relating to healing arts; authorizing an unlicensed personal assistant to provide certain services to a person with a physical disability under certain circumstances; exempting such personal assistants from certain licensing requirements applicable to other providers of health care; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 645–Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved June 22, 1995

749

302

AN ACT relating to the care of children; revising the provisions governing the submission of fingerprints used during an investigation by the bureau of services for child care of the division of child and family services of the department of human resources of a person who provides child care; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 681–Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved June 22, 1995

753

303

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the circumstances under which a vehicle shall be deemed a new vehicle for determining the valuation of the vehicle for the calculation of the privilege tax thereon; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 333–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 22, 1995

754

304

AN ACT relating to school nurses; extending the requirement that each school district develop a plan to reduce the ratio of pupils to school nurses; requiring the state board of education to report to the Nevada legislature on the progress of schools to develop a plan; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 482–Assemblyman Freeman (by request).  Approved June 22, 1995

755

305

AN ACT relating to gaming; providing for the regulation of inter-casino linked systems; prohibiting the operation of such a system without a license; providing exceptions to the requirement of licensure; authorizing a deduction from gross revenue for certain payouts to patrons; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 131–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 22, 1995

756

306

AN ACT relating to municipal funding; revising the name, scope of authority and certain procedural requirements of a general obligation bond commission; revising the types of funding for which the approval of a general obligation bond commission is required; revising certain requirements for the submission of information by municipalities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 248–Senator O’Connell.  Approved June 23, 1995

765

307

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; establishing restrictions for the sale of certain vehicles by certain long-term lessors; expanding the definitions of “new vehicle,” “used vehicle” and “used vehicle dealer” for the purposes of the sale and registration of such vehicles; requiring a person to possess a new vehicle dealer’s license to engage in the activities of a new vehicle dealer; requiring a person to possess a used vehicle dealer’s license to engage in the activities of a used vehicle dealer; authorizing a used vehicle dealer to sell a new vehicle under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 205–Assemblyman Spitler.  Approved June 23, 1995

775

308

AN ACT relating to education; authorizing the state board of education to provide for instruction concerning the effects of and punishments for crimes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 105–Assemblymen Nolan, Marvel, Harrington, Ernaut, Manendo, Segerblom, de Braga, Tripple, Stroth, Bennett, Buckley, Allard, Close, Batten and Chowning.  Approved June 23, 1995

778

309

AN ACT relating to Indian children; clarifying that such children are exempt from the application of certain provisions governing child custody, adoption, termination of parental rights and placement in foster care; requiring certain agencies to notify an Indian child’s tribe if certain proceedings affecting the custody of the child are commenced; requiring an expert witness to testify in certain proceedings which affect the parental rights of the parent of an Indian child; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 361–Assemblymen Sandoval, Anderson, Humke and Buckley.  Approved June 23, 1995

778

310

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; authorizing the department of motor vehicles and public safety to issue special license plates and certificates of registration for “classic vehicles”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 289–Assemblymen Close, Manendo, Giunchigliani, Lambert, Monaghan, Allard, Brower, Stroth, Hettrick, Ernaut, Harrington, Nolan, Buckley, Chowning, Arberry, Price, Krenzer, Marvel, Sandoval and Goldwater.  Approved June 26, 1995

788

311

AN ACT relating to actions concerning persons; clarifying the limitation of liability granted to owners, lessees or occupants of any premises for injuries to persons who participate in recreational activities on those premises; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 313–Assemblymen Dini, Carpenter, de Braga, Ernaut, Hettrick and Neighbors.  Approved June 26, 1995

790

312

AN ACT relating to health care; authorizing the board of county commissioners in certain counties to provide by ordinance that the board of county commissioners is, ex officio, the board of hospital trustees; providing that the terms of office of the incumbent hospital trustees are terminated upon the effective date of such an ordinance; authorizing certain licensed nurses to perform certain tests in medical laboratories without obtaining a license for that purpose; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 436–Assemblymen Neighbors and de Braga.  Approved June 26, 1995

791

313

AN ACT relating to water; authorizing the state engineer to prescribe or clarify rules and regulations addressed in a petition of owners of water rights located in an irrigation district; providing that the board of directors of an irrigation district may allow a transfer of storage water to land excluded from the benefits of the district irrespective of the size or ownership of the parcels of land; establishing standards to be considered by the board of directors in exercising its discretion to allow a transfer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 103–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved June 26, 1995

795

314

AN ACT making an appropriation to the mental hygiene and mental retardation division of the department of human resources for certain equipment and refurbishment of facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 211–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 26, 1995

797

315

AN ACT relating to livestock; revising provisions prohibiting herding or grazing of livestock on land near municipal water supply; imposing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 10–Assemblyman de Braga.  Approved June 26, 1995

797

316

AN ACT making an appropriation to the office of labor commissioner of the department of business and industry for computer and office equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 208–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 26, 1995

798

317

AN ACT making an appropriation to the investigation division of the department of motor vehicles and public safety for replacement of vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 219–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 26, 1995

799

318

AN ACT relating to the commission on judicial discipline; providing absolute immunity to certain persons who perform services for the commission; specifying the persons whom the commission may employ as an employee or contract with as an independent contractor; removing provision relating to the attorney general acting as counsel upon request of the commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 369–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 26, 1995

799

319

AN ACT relating to the judicial system; providing for the certification of court interpreters for persons involved in judicial proceedings who speak a language other than English; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 329–Senator Titus (by request).  Approved June 26, 1995

801

320

AN ACT relating to children; increasing the penalty for abuse, neglect or endangerment of a child where substantial bodily or mental harm results; specifying the proof required before a child placed in protective custody may be released to a custodial parent who has abused or neglected the child; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 256–Assemblymen Manendo, Buckley, Perkins, de Braga, Goldwater, Segerblom, Giunchigliani, Price, Spitler, Ohrenschall, Freeman, Neighbors, Evans, Dini, Schneider, Ernaut, Williams, Bennett, Harrington, Nolan, Arberry, Monaghan, Tripple, Chowning, Batten, Bache, Lambert, Anderson, Allard, Close, Humke, Krenzer, Stroth, Sandoval, Brower, Tiffany, Marvel, Hettrick, Fettic, Steel, Carpenter and Braunlin.  Approved June 26, 1995

804

321

AN ACT relating to mental health; requiring the mental hygiene and mental retardation division to certify mental health-mental retardation technicians employed by the division of child and family services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 558–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved June 26, 1995

805

322

AN ACT relating to the state climatologist; removing the requirement that the governor appoint a state climatologist; requiring the director of the state department of conservation and natural resources to employ a state climatologist; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 528–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 26, 1995

806

323

AN ACT relating to the immunization of children; revising the requirements concerning the signing of certificates of immunization required of children attending public and private schools and child care facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 35–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved June 26, 1995

807

324

AN ACT relating to the state land registrar; requiring certain fees collected by the state land registrar to be paid into the state treasury for credit to the state general fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 525–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 26, 1995

810

325

AN ACT relating to housing authorities; reorganizing the Nevada rural housing authority; clarifying the applicability of certain statutes to the Nevada rural housing authority; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 35–Assemblyman Marvel.  Approved June 26, 1995

811

326

AN ACT relating to fire service personnel; creating the fire service standards and training committee; providing its duties; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 426–Senator Jacobsen.  Approved June 26, 1995

820

327

AN ACT relating to public officers; revising provisions relating to governmental contracts with legislators; prohibiting a lobbyist from making or offering to make a monetary contribution to certain public officers during certain periods; prohibiting the lieutenant governor-elect and the governor-elect from soliciting or accepting monetary contributions during certain periods; revising the periods during which contributions and expenditures are required to be reported; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 169–Senators Coffin, Mathews, Regan, Titus and Townsend.  Approved June 26, 1995

823

328

AN ACT relating to license fees; revising provisions governing the collection of money for the issuance of certain business licenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 417–Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 26, 1995

827

329

AN ACT relating to the bureau of mines and geology; revising the provisions governing the funding of certain duties of the bureau; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 524–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 26, 1995

828

330

AN ACT relating to property tax; revising the provisions governing delinquent taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 309–Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 26, 1995

829

331

AN ACT relating to state lands; authorizing the lease of state land to certain nonprofit organizations or educational institutions for a reduced charge; authorizing the state land registrar to waive certain fees for the grant of certain easements to local governments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 261–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved June 26, 1995

833

332

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; requiring the department of motor vehicles and public safety to establish a procedure for the renewal of licenses by mail; establishing a related fee; revising provisions relating to eye tests for applicants for renewal licenses; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 530–Assemblymen Braunlin, Batten, Chowning, Carpenter, Williams, Schneider, Sandoval, Steel, Harrington, Bache, Buckley, Tiffany, Segerblom, Manendo, Bennett, Tripple, Marvel, Humke, Spitler, Brower, Anderson, Neighbors, Monaghan, Close, Hettrick, Fettic, Stroth, Nolan, Ernaut, Ohrenschall, Goldwater, Price, Giunchigliani, Arberry, Dini, Lambert, de Braga, Krenzer, Allard, Perkins and Evans.  Approved June 26, 1995

835

333

AN ACT relating to prisoners; authorizing certain local governments to seek reimbursement for expenses incurred for supporting and maintaining prisoners in a county or city jail or detention facility; authorizing withdrawals from prisoners’ trust funds to pay such reimbursement; clarifying that a county, city or town is responsible for paying for the cost of certain medical treatment and examinations for prisoners only while such prisoners are in custody; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 512–Assemblymen Spitler and Harrington.  Approved June 26, 1995

837

334

AN ACT relating to sales of real property; requiring a seller of certain residential property to disclose the condition of the property; requiring the development of a form for disclosure; establishing remedies for a seller’s delayed disclosure or nondisclosure of defects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 476–Committee on Commerce.  Approved June 26, 1995

842

335

AN ACT relating to sales of real property; providing that certain deaths that previously occurred on the property are not material to the transaction; excluding the agent of a buyer from liability for failure to disclose certain facts concerning the property unless otherwise agreed; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 479–Committee on Commerce.  Approved June 26, 1995

845

336

AN ACT relating to airports; expanding the authorized term for certain contracts, leases and other arrangements concerning airport facilities; revising the notice required regarding the public meeting to discuss such arrangements; authorizing certain municipal employees to collect certain information to be used for preliminary planning for certain facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 461–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 26, 1995

845

337

AN ACT relating to mobile home parks; revising the requirements and procedure for the provision of assistance from the trust fund for low-income owners of mobile homes; authorizing the recovery of money incorrectly paid from the trust fund; imposing a civil penalty upon a person who fraudulently attempts to obtain assistance from the trust fund; specifying the terms and conditions of tenancy of a tenant who remains in possession of a mobile home lot without the landlord’s consent after the expiration of the term of the rental agreement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 439–Committee on Commerce.  Approved June 26, 1995

848

338

AN ACT relating to counties; providing that specified statutory provisions relating to county roads, highways and bridges do not apply to certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 669–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 26, 1995

852

339

AN ACT relating to subsidized transportation; transferring responsibility for the administration of the program to subsidize the transportation by taxicab of the elderly and the permanently handicapped from the taxicab authority to the aging services division of the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 527–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 26, 1995

852

340

AN ACT relating to courts; increasing the number of district judges of the eighth judicial district; increasing the number of those district judges that must be judges of the family court; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 366–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 26, 1995

854

341

AN ACT relating to crimes; providing a penalty for certain convicted habitually fraudulent felons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 570–Committee on Judiciary. (Requested by Assemblyman Ohrenschall). Approved June 26, 1995

855

342

AN ACT relating to substance abuse; eliminating the office of the coordinator of the program for substance abuse education, prevention, enforcement and treatment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 562–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 26, 1995

861

343

AN ACT relating to education; delaying the prospective expiration of the authority of boards of trustees of school districts to establish rules concerning school-based decision making; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 255–Senators Adler, Mathews and Regan.  Approved June 26, 1995

862

344

AN ACT relating to wildlife; establishing the wildlife heritage trust account in the state general fund; specifying the purposes for which the money in the account may be used; requiring the board of wildlife commissioners to administer the account and to review and approve expenditures from the account; revising the method by which big game tags may be awarded; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 230–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved June 26, 1995

863

345

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; creating an account for the channel clearance, surveying and monumenting program; authorizing restoration of the balance in the account from the contingency fund; authorizing the payment of certain obligations arising from remedial actions relating to a dam from the reserve for statutory contingency account; making appropriations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 223–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 26, 1995

865

346

AN ACT relating to vehicles; authorizing the drivers’ education and safety officer to provide grants for safety education; revising the provisions governing the distribution of an additional fee for drivers’ licenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 704–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

867

347

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; abolishing the highway patrol special account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 692–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

868

348

AN ACT relating to podiatry; revising the requirements for a license to practice podiatry; requiring the holder of a temporary license to practice podiatry under the direct supervision of a podiatric physician licensed to practice in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 690–Committee on Commerce.  Approved June 26, 1995

869

349

AN ACT relating to sentencing; authorizing a county to create a department of alternative sentencing; providing the duties of a department of alternative sentencing; providing that the chief and assistants of a department of alternative sentencing have the powers of a peace officer for certain purposes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 677–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 26, 1995

871

350

AN ACT relating to livestock; authorizing the division of agriculture of the department of business and industry to regulate the circumstances under which a permit may be granted authorizing the movement of livestock without a brand inspection; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 673–Assemblymen Dini and de Braga.  Approved June 26, 1995

876

351

AN ACT relating to greyhound racing; permitting greyhound racing at certain locations in larger counties; imposing a fee and requiring reimbursement of the cost of regulating the conducting of such racing with pari-mutuel wagering; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 644–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 26, 1995

878

352

AN ACT relating to public utilities; providing for the perfection and for notice of security interests in the property of public utilities separately from the Uniform Commercial Code; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 642–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 26, 1995

880

353

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the department of museums, library and arts for certain operating expenses of the Nevada historical society; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 629–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

891

354

AN ACT relating to guardianships; allowing a guardian of the estate of a ward to invest the property of the ward in certain money market mutual funds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 575–Committee on Judiciary. (Requested by Nevada Trial Lawyers’ Association). Approved June 26, 1995

892

355

AN ACT relating to procedure in criminal cases; revising the provisions permitting an attendant to support certain prosecuting witnesses at the preliminary hearing and the trial; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 560–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 26, 1995

893

356

AN ACT relating to public employment; revising the amount of the transportation allowance provided for public employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 555–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 26, 1995

894

357

AN ACT relating to mining; requiring certain documents containing the results of an assay to include a warning concerning the use of the results; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 549–Assemblyman Hettrick.  Approved June 26, 1995

895

358

AN ACT relating to wildlife; establishing a system of demerit points for violations of certain provisions relating to wildlife; revising provisions relating to appointment to and removal from the board of wildlife commissioners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 537–Assemblymen Humke, Hettrick, Marvel, Carpenter, Neighbors, de Braga, Fettic, Goldwater, Bennett, Ohrenschall and Ernaut.  Approved June 26, 1995

896

359

AN ACT relating to domestic violence; revising the definition of an act which constitutes domestic violence; revising the provisions concerning the arrest of a person suspected of domestic violence; requiring certain courts to be available 24 hours a day for the issuance of temporary protective orders; providing for the authentication of the content of recordings of emergency telephone calls for evidentiary purposes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 378–Assemblymen Giunchigliani, Evans, Bache, Spitler, Buckley, Anderson, Manendo, Arberry, Fettic, Hettrick, Chowning, Close, Price, Tiffany, Dini, Sandoval, Freeman, Tripple, Perkins, Nolan, Krenzer, Williams, Ohrenschall, Lambert, Monaghan, Harrington, Schneider, Steel, de Braga, Neighbors, Segerblom and Goldwater.  Approved June 26, 1995

899

360

AN ACT relating to the Lake Tahoe Basin; authorizing the department of transportation and Douglas County to enter into contracts and agreements with private persons to design, obtain permits for, construct, operate, maintain and repair storm water treatment and disposal facilities located in Stateline, Nevada; exempting the department of transportation and Douglas County from certain laws governing public contracts when entering into such contracts and agreements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 12–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 26, 1995

906

361

AN ACT relating to natural resources; requiring the submission to a vote of the people of a proposal to issue state general obligation bonds to provide grants to local governments and the department of transportation to carry out projects for the control of erosion and the restoration of natural watercourses in the Lake Tahoe Basin; requiring the state land registrar to adopt regulations necessary to carry out a program for awarding such grants and to report to the interim finance committee concerning the program if the proposal is carried; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 13–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 26, 1995

907

362

AN ACT relating to schools; requiring the establishment of programs to train employees who operate certain pressure vessels in schools; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 56–Committee on Education.  Approved June 26, 1995

908

363

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of child and family services of the department of human resources for vehicles, equipment, supplies and building maintenance for the northern and southern child and adolescent services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 217–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

909

364

AN ACT relating to the division of child and family services of the department of human resources; making an appropriation to the division for vehicles, computers and miscellaneous equipment; authorizing the expenditure of certain federal money for office equipment; requiring repayment of the state general fund under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 218–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

909

365

AN ACT making appropriations to the department of museums, library and arts for enhancement of the computer system, improvement of various functions of the state library and for the remodeling of the basement of the state library; transferring certain amounts between projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 219–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

910

366

AN ACT making an appropriation to the budget division of the department of administration for the development of the requirements for an integrated financial system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 220–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

911

367

AN ACT making an appropriation to the office of attorney general for computer hardware and software, communication enhancements and other office equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 227–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

912

368

AN ACT making an appropriation to the office of the governor for upgrades of computer equipment and software; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 229–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

912

369

AN ACT making an appropriation to the bureau of alcohol and drug abuse in the rehabilitation division of the department of employment, training and rehabilitation for equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 240–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

913

370

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of parole and probation of the department of motor vehicles and public safety for the replacement and purchase of various equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 236–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

913

371

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of wildlife of the state department of conservation and natural resources for construction of an airplane hangar at the Minden airport; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 231–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

914

372

AN ACT making an appropriation to the division of forestry of the state department of conservation and natural resources for equipment and aircraft maintenance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 232–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

914

373

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of taxation for computer and office equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 245–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

915

374

AN ACT making an appropriation to the motor pool division of the department of administration for the purchase of additional vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 246–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

916

375

AN ACT making an appropriation to the office of state public defender of the department of human resources for computer hardware and software; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 252–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

916

376

AN ACT making an appropriation to the welfare division of the department of human resources for safety and security equipment, computer equipment and vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 253–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

917

377

AN ACT relating to mobile home parks; allowing the conversion of a master-metered water system in a mobile home park to individual water meters; prohibiting the landlord from recovering the costs of such a conversion from his tenants; requiring newly constructed mobile home parks to provide water service to individual meters; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 287–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 26, 1995

917

378

AN ACT relating to mobile home parks; increasing the maximum amount of the annual fee which may be imposed on each lot in a mobile home park; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 316–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

921

379

AN ACT relating to juveniles; providing for appointment of public defender in delinquency cases under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 319–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 26, 1995

921

380

AN ACT relating to motor carriers; clarifying the authority of the public service commission of Nevada to revoke or suspend the certificate of public convenience and necessity of a common motor carrier for failure to comply with certain laws or regulations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 334–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 26, 1995

922

381

AN ACT relating to municipal airports; authorizing the governing body of a municipality to purchase property for the future use or development of a municipal airport; establishing the circumstances under which such property may be purchased; clarifying the authority of a municipality to acquire property that is affected by noise created by a municipal airport; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 336–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 26, 1995

923

382

AN ACT relating to court fees; removing the restriction that certain fees imposed by justices’ courts be used only for costs related to the annual estimate of the population of townships; removing the authority of the director of the department of taxation to refund the surplus of such fees for credit to the county general fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 338–Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 26, 1995

925

383

AN ACT relating to the state contractors’ board; authorizing the board to impose an administrative fine against certain persons; authorizing the board to request the attorney general to prosecute certain crimes relating to the contracting business; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 399–Assemblymen Giunchigliani, Arberry, Spitler, Chowning, Close, Price, Tiffany, Fettic, Dini, Allard, Bache, Manendo, Tripple, Anderson, Stroth, Ernaut, Perkins, Williams, Schneider, Braunlin, Goldwater, Ohrenschall, Steel, Neighbors, de Braga, Krenzer, Freeman, Segerblom, Buckley and Evans.  Approved June 26, 1995

926

384

AN ACT relating to the department of administration; revising provisions governing the operating fund of the department of administration; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 430–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 26, 1995

928

385

AN ACT relating to the state treasurer; authorizing the state treasurer to negotiate the payment of compensation for certain banking services; clarifying certain provisions regarding the deposit of state money in insured credit unions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 407–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 26, 1995

929

386

AN ACT relating to trade practices; prohibiting a seller or salesman from charging or receiving money before the completion of service which is agreed upon; expanding the jurisdiction of the attorney general to investigate and prosecute violations of the provisions relating to solicitation by telephone; requiring the registration of certain persons who solicit donations or who offer to sell the services of a recovery service; authorizing the consumer affairs division of the department of business and industry to recover from the security deposited by registrants the costs of administering claims made against that security; revising the provisions relating to the deposit and use of certain money collected for violations of provisions governing deceptive trade practices and solicitation by telephone; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 488–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 26, 1995

930

387

AN ACT making appropriations to certain judicial districts for programs of treatment for the abuse of alcohol or drugs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 88–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 26, 1995

946

388

AN ACT relating to drivers’ licenses; requiring the department of motor vehicles and public safety to suspend the drivers’ licenses of persons who a court has determined are in arrears in the payment for the support of children; authorizing the department to issue restricted licenses to those persons; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 425–Assemblymen Fettic, Hettrick, Dini, Tiffany, Evans, Ernaut, Perkins, Humke, Anderson, Arberry, Williams, Segerblom, Giunchigliani, Price, Allard, Sandoval, Harrington, Steel, Monaghan, Bennett, Spitler, Marvel, Batten, Close, Braunlin, Brower, Carpenter, Neighbors, de Braga, Goldwater, Ohrenschall, Bache, Schneider, Buckley, Manendo, Tripple, Lambert, Krenzer, Chowning, Freeman, Stroth and Nolan.  Approved June 26, 1995

947

389

AN ACT relating to crimes; revising provisions prohibiting the sexual exploitation of children; providing a penalty; increasing the penalty for possessing child pornography; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 405–Assemblymen Close, Steel, Braunlin, Arberry, Ernaut, Manendo, Sandoval, Stroth, Humke, Lambert, Batten, Chowning, Harrington, Nolan, Bennett, Goldwater, Spitler, Tiffany, Marvel, Fettic, Allard, Ohrenschall, Brower, Anderson, Tripple and Bache.  Approved June 27, 1995

950

390

AN ACT relating to the manufactured housing division of the department of business and industry; providing requirements for the licensing of certain applicants as a manufacturer, dealer, rebuilder, serviceman or installer; authorizing the division to establish a trust account in the state treasury for the deposit of advance fees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 252–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved June 28, 1995

955

391

AN ACT relating to criminal offenders; prohibiting the director of the department of prisons from assigning an offender to a program for the treatment of an abuser of alcohol or drugs unless there is a substantial likelihood that the offender will complete the program; requiring the director to assign such an offender to residential confinement to complete the program of treatment under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 93–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 28, 1995

957

392

AN ACT relating to persons with disabilities; creating an interagency panel to make recommendations concerning the placement of certain persons with disabilities into foster homes or residential facilities; requiring the panel to study existing programs and develop new programs for persons with disabilities; transferring to the superintendent of public instruction the responsibility to provide and administer special education programs and related benefits for persons with certain disabilities; making a supplemental appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 149–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 28, 1995

960

393

AN ACT relating to the Colorado River commission; transferring certain powers and duties relating to the Southern Nevada Water System; expanding certain powers and duties of the commission; requiring certain water purveyors to pay the cost of certain functions and duties of the commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 542–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 28, 1995

963

394

AN ACT relating to taxicab motor carriers; authorizing certain incorporated cities to regulate the qualifications of employees of certain taxicab motor carriers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 641–Committee on Transportation. (Requested by City of Elko). Approved June 28, 1995

977

395

AN ACT relating to insurance; regulating the provision of health insurance to the employees of certain small employers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 299–Committee on Commerce.  Approved June 28, 1995

978

396

AN ACT relating to fire protection districts; providing as an alternative for the election of directors of fire protection districts at large without precincts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 721–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 28, 1995

989

397

AN ACT relating to the vehicle privilege tax; revising the provisions governing the disposition of the commission for collecting the vehicle privilege tax; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 698–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 28, 1995

990

398

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the department of prisons for certain costs relating to medical care; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 697–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 28, 1995

992

399

AN ACT relating to real estate; requiring the designation of a location for the principal office of the real estate division of the department of business and industry; requiring the real estate division to establish a branch office; prohibiting the issuance of certain licenses to persons convicted of certain crimes during a period after their conviction; requiring the adoption of regulations establishing fees for the examination of appraisers; requiring title insurers, title agents and escrow officers to verify that a qualified intermediary is registered with the real estate division before engaging in a real estate transaction in which the qualified intermediary is involved; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 667–Assemblyman Hettrick.  Approved June 28, 1995

993

400

AN ACT relating to proceedings in criminal cases; limiting the exclusion of certain persons from such proceedings; authorizing, upon good cause shown, the entry of an order for exclusion during a preliminary examination on the motion of any party or by the magistrate on his own motion; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 598–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 28, 1995

996

401

AN ACT relating to children; increasing the criminal penalty for the abduction of a child by a parent with joint legal custody; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 534–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 28, 1995

997

402

AN ACT relating to collection agencies; revising the definition of “claim”; establishing a procedure to determine the amount of the surety bond or other security a licensee is required to maintain with the commissioner of financial institutions; increasing the requirements for licenses and certificates; revising the grounds for the suspension or revocation of a manager’s certificate; revising certain requirements for a hearing relating to the denial of an application for a manager’s certificate; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 504–Committee on Commerce.  Approved June 28, 1995

999

403

AN ACT relating to escrow licensees; authorizing certain deposits as a substitute for the surety bond required of an applicant for a license as an escrow agency; increasing the required amount of such a bond; authorizing the commissioner of financial institutions to waive certain requirements for the issuance of a license as an escrow agency or agent; prescribing fees for an application for, and the issuance or renewal of, a license as an escrow agent; authorizing the commissioner of insurance to waive certain requirements for the issuance of a license as an escrow officer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 440–Committee on Commerce.  Approved June 28, 1995

1002

404

AN ACT relating to taxes on retail sales; providing for the submission to the voters of the question whether the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 should be amended to provide an exemption from the tax for orthotic appliances and ambulatory casts, other supports and casts if prescribed or applied by a licensed provider of health care, and splints, bandages, pads, compresses and dressings prescribed, furnished or sold under certain circumstances; contingently providing the same exemption from certain analogous taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 373–Assemblymen Sandoval, Price and Brower.  Approved June 28, 1995

1007

405

AN ACT relating to trustees of school districts; providing that a member of the board of trustees of a school district may not be excluded from any group insurance or coverage for medical service or hospital care that is offered by the school district to its officers and employees; allowing certain trustees upon the expiration of their terms of office to continue such group insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 341–Assemblyman Carpenter.  Approved June 28, 1995

1011

406

AN ACT relating to domestic violence; removing references to the county jail as the place of imprisonment for violation of a protective order; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 293–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 28, 1995

1014

407

AN ACT relating to education; authorizing credit toward graduation from high school for completion of community service projects; requiring the board of trustees of each school district to prescribe standards and rules concerning such credits and projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 4–Assemblyman Giunchigliani.  Approved June 28, 1995

1015

408

AN ACT relating to water; revising the provisions governing the forfeiture of certain water rights; requiring the state engineer to provide notice of the provisions regarding forfeiture to certain owners of water rights; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 435–Assemblymen Neighbors and de Braga.  Approved June 29, 1995

1016

409

AN ACT relating to bonds; requiring certain bonds issued by municipalities to be sold by competitive bid; requiring the governing body of a municipality to establish a procedure for the selection of proposals to sell certain bonds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 52–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 29, 1995

1018

410

AN ACT relating to court facilities; authorizing the collection of an administrative assessment in municipal courts and justices’ courts for the provision of court facilities; limiting the use of the proceeds to costs relating to the provision of court facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 364–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 29, 1995

1024

411

AN ACT relating to employment in the entertainment industry; requiring security for the payment of wages of all persons employed in a production; expanding the definition of a “production”; making technical changes; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 383–Assemblyman Perkins (by request).  Approved June 29, 1995

1027

412

AN ACT relating to divorce; increasing the additional fee for the commencement of an action for divorce; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 410–Assemblymen Williams, Arberry, Anderson, Freeman, Manendo, Bache, Buckley, de Braga, Krenzer, Segerblom, Perkins, Chowning and Schneider.  Approved June 29, 1995

1028

413

AN ACT relating to taxation; requiring a school district to take certain actions to reduce the combined tax rate of another local government under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 414–Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 29, 1995

1029

414

AN ACT relating to optometry; prohibiting an optometrist from administering or prescribing a therapeutic pharmaceutical agent without a certificate issued by the Nevada state board of optometry; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 438–Committee on Commerce. (Requested by Nevada Optometric Association). Approved June 29, 1995

1032

415

AN ACT relating to land use; revising provisions governing actions against certain planning and zoning agencies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 489–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 29, 1995

1035

416

AN ACT relating to hazardous wastes; broadening the authority of the state department of conservation and natural resources to regulate the disposal of hazardous wastes on or near the waters of the State of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 63–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved June 29, 1995

1037

417

AN ACT relating to the taxes on transfers of real property; exempting transfers made to a corporation sole from another corporation sole; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 68–Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 29, 1995

1037

418

AN ACT relating to employment practices; authorizing an employer to enter into an agreement with a former employee which prohibits certain competitive activities or the disclosure of certain information obtained during the course of employment; establishing the requirements for such agreements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 128–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 29, 1995

1039

419

AN ACT relating to state property; requiring the establishment of a program pursuant to which certain state agencies may rent equipment and property from other agencies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 190–Senator Jacobsen.  Approved June 29, 1995

1040

420

AN ACT relating to jurisdiction; providing specifically for personal service of summons in a civil action upon a party who is outside the State of Nevada; providing that such service is cumulative to other methods of service; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 229–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 29, 1995

1041

421

AN ACT relating to taxation; establishing a fee for the issuance and renewal of a certificate of compliance to suppliers of liquor located outside of this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 272–Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 29, 1995

1041

422

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; establishing a procedure for the consignment of a vehicle to a wholesale vehicle auctioneer; requiring the department of motor vehicles and public safety to provide a form to be used by a transferor of a motor vehicle to designate his transferee as his attorney in fact for the purpose of disclosing the odometer reading of the vehicle and certain other information; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 340–Senator Jacobsen.  Approved June 29, 1995

1043

423

AN ACT relating to transportation; providing that a regional transportation commission may be designated as a metropolitan planning organization pursuant to federal law; expanding the services that may be provided by a public transit system in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 349–Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 29, 1995

1045

424

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; prohibiting a person from knowingly operating a motor vehicle which contains a part which has an altered identification number; prohibiting a person from intentionally defacing, destroying or altering the identification number of a part of a motor vehicle; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 378–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 29, 1995

1046

425

AN ACT relating to landscape architects; revising the requirements for the renewal of an expired certificate; revising the fees charged by the board of landscape architecture; revising the procedure for the investigation of complaints filed with the board; authorizing the board to impose a civil penalty under certain circumstances; providing that all advertising by or business cards of a certificate holder must include the number of his certificate; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 422–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 29, 1995

1048

426

AN ACT relating to deposits of money; revising the provisions governing deposits held in joint tenancy; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 424–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 29, 1995

1054

427

AN ACT relating to county improvements; authorizing the board of county commissioners in certain counties to impose a surcharge on telephone services for the enhancement of the telephone systems for reporting emergencies in those counties; requiring a board of county commissioners which imposes the surcharge to create a committee to develop a plan for the enhancement of the telephone system for reporting an emergency in that county; requiring telephone companies and suppliers of mobile telephone service to collect the surcharge from their customers; authorizing those companies and suppliers to retain a portion of the surcharge as a fee for collecting the surcharge; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 473–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 29, 1995

1055

428

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; providing for the disclosure of reports of presentence investigations to the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the United States Department of Justice; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 475–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 29, 1995

1057

429

AN ACT relating to taxation; clarifying and expanding the procedures available for the collection of taxes; providing that all taxes collected by a person for the state are held in trust for the state; requiring certain brewers and wine makers to post a bond to ensure the payment of excise taxes; revising the procedures for appealing certain decisions of the department of taxation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 483–Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 29, 1995

1058

430

AN ACT relating to insurance; increasing the maximum nonprorated assessment that the Nevada Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association can make against member insurers in a calendar year; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 493–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 29, 1995

1070

431

AN ACT relating to Nevada Revised Statutes; making technical corrections to inappropriate or inaccurate provisions; clarifying ambiguous provisions; deleting obsolete provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 496–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 29, 1995

1071

432

AN ACT relating to public utility regulation; authorizing a program of optional pricing for electricity derived from renewable energy resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 503–Senator Titus.  Approved June 29, 1995

1104

433

AN ACT relating to property; prohibiting certain restrictions on the use of a system for obtaining solar energy by the owner of real property; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 504–Senator Titus.  Approved June 29, 1995

1105

434

AN ACT relating to the legislative counsel bureau; authorizing the director to approve the sale of souvenirs of Nevada in legislative buildings; removing certain obsolete provisions concerning triplicate copies of legislative measures; revising the provisions concerning work produced by certain personnel; authorizing additional petty cash accounts; revising the provisions governing representation of legislators by the legislative counsel; providing qualifications for the research director and revising the provisions governing the duties of the research division; making various changes concerning the postaudits performed by the legislative auditor; authorizing the reproduction and sale of Nevada Revised Statutes on electronic discs and other media; authorizing the legislative police to remove abandoned vehicles from the legislative grounds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 553–Committee on Legislative Affairs and Operations.  Approved June 29, 1995

1106

435

AN ACT relating to business associations; prohibiting certain documents which are in a language other than English from being filed or submitted for filing with the secretary of state unless accompanied by a translation; revising the duties of the secretary of state upon the default of various business associations; revising the fees required to be paid by those associations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 462–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 29, 1995

1111

436

AN ACT making an appropriation to the office of the attorney general for applying for federal grants concerning family violence; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 226–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 29, 1995

1139

437

AN ACT relating to the department of transportation; authorizing the department to enter into a written listing agreement for the sale or lease of certain property acquired by the department; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 189–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 29, 1995

1140

438

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising provisions governing exemptions from property tax for certain businesses relating to the conservation of fossil fuels; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 337–Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 29, 1995

1142

439

AN ACT relating to the Airport Authority of Carson City; extending the exemption from taxation provided for property of the Airport Authority; allowing the city official who is a member of the board of trustees of the Airport Authority to be reappointed upon the expiration of his term; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 518–Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 29, 1995

1144

440

AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative fund for computer equipment and software to allow interaction between the legislature and other entities through INTERNET; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 136–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 30, 1995

1145

441

AN ACT making an appropriation to the legislative fund for additional equipment and software for information systems for the legislative counsel bureau; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 135–Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 30, 1995

1146

442

AN ACT relating to weapons; revising various provisions relating to the handling or possession of a firearm by a child; authorizing the juvenile court to order certain persons to attend counseling paid for by the sale of forfeited conveyances used to violate certain provisions related to the possession of a firearm by a child; providing that under certain circumstances a parent is liable for damages caused by the negligence or willful misconduct of a minor in connection with the use or possession of a firearm; increasing the penalty for certain offenses related to the possession of firearms by children and the sale of certain firearms to children; revising the provisions governing the disposition of confiscated weapons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 393–Assemblymen Dini, Perkins, Steel, Anderson, Hettrick, Bache, Evans, de Braga, Neighbors, Segerblom, Carpenter, Schneider, Harrington, Williams, Price, Ernaut, Stroth, Humke, Chowning, Batten, Spitler, Buckley, Sandoval, Tiffany, Tripple, Manendo, Monaghan, Lambert, Giunchigliani, Close, Marvel, Arberry, Krenzer, Nolan, Freeman, Ohrenschall, Bennett, Goldwater, Fettic, Allard, Braunlin and Brower.  Approved June 30, 1995

1146

443

AN ACT relating to crimes; creating categories of felonies; revising the sentences imposed for felonies; requiring a court to impose a minimum term and a maximum term of imprisonment when sentencing a person who is found guilty of certain felonies; creating a program of probation that is secured by a surety bond; authorizing courts to require certain probationers to participate in an alternative program, treatment or activity as a condition of probation; requiring prisoners to serve the minimum term of imprisonment imposed by their sentence before becoming eligible for parole; prohibiting the commutation of a sentence to death or imprisonment for life without the possibility of parole under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 416–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 30, 1995

1167

444

AN ACT relating to the judicial system; making various changes regarding the certification of juveniles for trial as adults; making various other changes to proceedings in juvenile court; creating the advisory commission on sentencing; revising the provisions governing the alternatives for court action upon the arrest of a probationer; providing a penalty for certain convicted habitually violent felons; prohibiting the state board of pardons commissioners from commuting a sentence of death or sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole to a sentence allowing parole; extending the limit on the time for rehearing following the denial of certain applications for parole; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 317–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 30, 1995

1341

445

AN ACT relating to education; revising the provisions governing the approval by the state board of education of educational programs for educational personnel; authorizing fees for the review of such programs; removing the prospective expiration of the provisions authorizing school districts to enter into agreements with postsecondary institutions for the assignment of students of those institutions to positions in public schools for training purposes; making various changes concerning such agreements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 431–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved June 30, 1995

1382

446

AN ACT making appropriations from the state general fund and the state highway fund for the support of the civil government of the State of Nevada for the fiscal years beginning July 1, 1995, and ending June 30, 1996, and beginning July 1, 1996, and ending June 30, 1997; providing for the use of the money so appropriated; authorizing the interim finance committee to appoint a subcommittee to monitor and evaluate the Medicaid managed care program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 734–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 30, 1995

1384

447

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; authorizing expenditures by various officers, departments, boards, agencies, commissions and institutions of the state government for the fiscal years commencing July 1, 1995, and ending June 30, 1996, and beginning July 1, 1996, and ending June 30, 1997; authorizing the assessment of certain boards for certain costs of the budget division of the department of administration; authorizing the collection of certain amounts from the counties for the use of the services of the public defender; repealing the provisions concerning the office of the advocate for insurance customers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 574–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 30, 1995

1398

448

AN ACT relating to real property; requiring the arbitration or mediation of certain claims relating to residential property; amending the Uniform Common-Interest Ownership Act to allow a declarant to furnish a bond in lieu of placing certain deposits made in connection with the purchase or reservation of a unit into escrow; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 152–Assemblymen Schneider, Carpenter, Buckley, Steel, Sandoval, Bennett, Monaghan, Ohrenschall, Segerblom, Spitler, Humke, Giunchigliani, Stroth, de Braga, Ernaut, Anderson, Dini, Manendo, Hettrick, Goldwater, Harrington, Freeman, Batten, Perkins and Bache.  Approved June 30, 1995

1416

449

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; clarifying the provisions concerning the payment of the insurance premium tax for the 1995 calendar year; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 572–Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 30, 1995

1421

450

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of prisons for expenses related to the Stewart conservation camp; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 217–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 30, 1995

1421

451

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of prisons for new and replacement equipment, computer software and vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 198–Committee on Finance.  Approved June 30, 1995

1422

452

AN ACT making an appropriation to the aging services division of the department of human resources for the production, publication and distribution of a pamphlet of transportation services for aged and disabled persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 310–Assemblymen Goldwater, Evans, Buckley, Manendo, Ohrenschall, Sandoval, de Braga, Bennett, Nolan, Krenzer, Steel, Brower, Carpenter, Schneider, Monaghan, Batten, Anderson, Segerblom, Neighbors, Fettic, Braunlin, Perkins, Bache, Giunchigliani, Freeman, Spitler and Williams.  Approved June 30, 1995

1423

453

AN ACT relating to activities of a criminal nature; providing an additional penalty for felonies committed on school property; making various changes relating to criminal gangs to provisions governing education, forfeiture and parole; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 385–Assemblymen Close, Steel, Sandoval, Humke, Lambert, Batten, Bennett, Spitler, Tiffany, Marvel, Fettic, Anderson, Manendo, Monaghan and Nolan.  Approved June 30, 1995

1424

454

AN ACT relating to the state welfare administration; repealing the tax on hospitals; establishing the manner in which certain hospitals may receive additional compensation for treating a disproportionate share of Medicaid patients, indigent patients or other low-income patients; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 547–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 1, 1995

1427

455

AN ACT relating to deadly weapons; defining “deadly weapon” for the purpose of the imposition of an additional penalty for the use of such a weapon in the commission of a crime; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 624–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 1, 1995

1431

456

AN ACT relating to grazing lands; requiring the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada to cause to be conducted a study of the rates charged for leasing grazing rights on private property; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 18–Senator Rhoads.  Approved July 1, 1995

1432

457

AN ACT relating to controlled substances; requiring the board of pharmacy and the investigation division of the department of motor vehicles and public safety to develop a computerized program to track prescriptions for certain controlled substances that are filled by pharmacies; limiting the board’s authority to impose an additional fee to cover the costs of the program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 36–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 1, 1995

1433

458

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of education for the training of school administrators; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 78–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 1, 1995

1435

459

AN ACT relating to taxes on retail sales; providing for the submission to the voters of the question whether the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 should be amended to provide an exemption for the gross receipts from the sale, storage, use or other consumption of tangible personal property sold by or to a nonprofit organization created for religious, charitable or educational purposes; contingently providing the same exemption from certain analogous taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 144–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 1, 1995

1435

460

AN ACT relating to securities; providing for the licensing and regulation of representatives of investment advisers; expanding the definition of a security to include interests in limited-liability companies; requiring fees for the renewal of certain licenses to be paid immediately upon becoming due; revising the provisions governing the administrative procedures for investigations and hearings conducted by the administrator of the securities division of the office of the secretary of state; exempting broker-dealers and sales representatives from certain provisions governing financial planners; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 154–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 1, 1995

1441

461

AN ACT relating to hazardous materials; increasing the number of members of the committee on high-level radioactive waste; transferring the agency for nuclear projects from the state department of conservation and natural resources to the office of the governor; requiring the executive director of the agency to provide semiannual reports to the committee; authorizing the expenditure by the agency of certain money not appropriated from the state general fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 130–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 1, 1995

1454

462

AN ACT relating to public education; creating the trust fund for educational technology; requiring the department of education to create a program allowing individual schools to apply for grants of money from the trust fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 226–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved July 1, 1995

1457

463

AN ACT relating to local financial administration; requiring the revenue to support certain districts within redevelopment or urban renewal areas in certain cities to be raised from assessments instead of property taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 308–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 1, 1995

1458

464

AN ACT relating to taxes on retail sales; providing for the submission to the voters of the question whether the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 should be amended to revise and clarify the provisions governing the exemption for aircraft and parts of aircraft; clarifying the provisions governing the administration of the existing exemption for aircraft and parts of aircraft; contingently creating the same exemption from certain analogous taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 311–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 1, 1995

1463

465

AN ACT relating to business organizations; authorizing a new category of partnership whose members’ liability is limited; permitting accountants to practice as a limited-liability company; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 347–Committee on Judiciary. (Requested by Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants). Approved July 1, 1995

1466

466

AN ACT relating to health care; abolishing the state health coordinating council; eliminating the requirement that certain projects of health facilities be approved by the director of the department of human resources; requiring the department of human resources to prepare for publication annually a list of hospitals and their charges for services; eliminating the requirement that the department make certain quarterly reports to the legislative committee on health care; expanding the circumstances under which a practitioner may refer a patient to a health care facility in which he has a financial interest; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 362–Senator Titus.  Approved July 1, 1995

1485

467

AN ACT relating to murder; eliminating the reference to “depravity of mind” as an aggravating circumstance for first degree murder; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 374–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 1, 1995

1490

468

AN ACT relating to children; requiring order awarding a limited right of custody to a child to include certain information; clarifying the provision governing the contents of an order awarding the right of visitation of a child; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 393–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 1, 1995

1492

469

AN ACT relating to judges; revising requirements concerning courses of instruction for certain judges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 394–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 1, 1995

1493

470

AN ACT relating to gaming; providing that there is no right of assignment in periodic payments of winnings; making various changes concerning cashless wagering to regulate electronic transfers of money; increasing the salaries of the members of the Nevada gaming commission; clarifying the circumstances under which certain confidential and privileged information may be disclosed; clarifying the authority of the state gaming control board to resolve disputes between licensees and patrons; clarifying when a licensee may accept a credit instrument; revising provisions concerning the calculation of gross revenue for keno and bingo; revising provisions governing off-track pari-mutuel wagering; prohibiting the use of certain items in a gambling game, associated equipment or a cashless wagering system; prohibiting the possession of paraphernalia for use in manufacturing counterfeit facsimiles of debit instruments; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 401–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 1, 1995

1495

471

AN ACT relating to statutory liens; establishing a procedure for releasing or reducing the amount of a lien that is excessive or made without reasonable cause; revising the provisions relating to the priority of certain mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens; requiring a lienor to record a discharge or release of a lien; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 434–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 1, 1995

1505

472

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; regulating their towing and storage; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 443–Committee on Transportation.  Approved July 1, 1995

1510

473

AN ACT relating to campaign practices; revising the penalty for the failure to report certain contributions and expenditures; requiring the secretary of state to enforce such violations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 446–Senator Titus.  Approved July 1, 1995

1514

474

AN ACT relating to prisoners; providing that the requirement that a prisoner or former prisoner exhaust his administrative remedies before proceeding with an action against the department of prisons applies to any claim arising out of a tort; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 454–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 1, 1995

1517

475

AN ACT relating to real property; requiring a beneficiary of a deed of trust to mail or send by facsimile machine certain statements regarding the deed of trust to the grantor of the deed of trust if those statements are requested by the grantor; authorizing the beneficiary to impose a fee for the issuance of those statements; requiring the beneficiary of certain deeds of trust to deliver to the trustee a request for a partial reconveyance of the estate in real property if the debts secured by those deeds of trust have been partially discharged; requiring a judgment creditor to record an affidavit of renewal to renew an unpaid judgment which has been recorded; authorizing a party to an escrow agreement to collect damages from the other party to the agreement if he refuses to execute a document necessary to release the money deposited in escrow under certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 455–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 1, 1995

1518

476

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; revising the provisions governing the use of devices for restraining children being transported in motor vehicles in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 467–Senators Augustine, Porter and Washington.  Approved July 1, 1995

1528

477

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of education to develop and carry out a new high school proficiency examination; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 470–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 1, 1995

1529

478

AN ACT relating to public health; exempting convention halls from the requirement of providing a sufficient number of water closets and urinals to comply with the standards set forth in the Uniform Plumbing Code; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 477–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved July 1, 1995

1529

479

AN ACT relating to water; clarifying the number of times the notice of an application to appropriate water must be published in a newspaper; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 539–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 1, 1995

1530

480

AN ACT relating to criminal actions; providing the form for a written plea agreement; prohibiting certain criminal appeals if the defendant pleaded guilty or nolo contendere under specified circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 549–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 1, 1995

1531

481

AN ACT relating to state agencies; revising the provisions governing the obligation of state agencies to pay for the services of the attorney general; making the provision concerning the allocation of the indirect costs for centralized services provided to state agencies permanent; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 567–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 1, 1995

1536

482

AN ACT relating to financial institutions; providing for the establishment of branches and for merger or the acquisition of branches interstate and internationally; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 561–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved July 1, 1995

1537

483

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; revising the limit on the balance in the fund to stabilize the operation of the state government; revising the amount of the reserve required in the state budget; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 126–Senators Rawson, O’Connell, Rhoads and Lowden.  Approved July 1, 1995

1565

484

AN ACT relating to alcoholic beverages; prohibiting a person from operating a brew pub without a brew pub’s license; prohibiting a supplier from requiring a wholesaler to increase payment to the supplier for a product of the supplier after that product is delivered to the wholesaler; requiring a supplier to notify a wholesaler before he terminates or refuses to continue any franchise with a wholesaler or causes a wholesaler to resign from any franchise; revising the requirements relating to the location of brew pubs; revising the provisions limiting the number of barrels of malt beverages the operator of one or more brew pubs may manufacture in a calendar year; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 594–Committee on Commerce.  Approved July 2, 1995

1566

485

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; requiring certain persons who sell vehicles as salvage to forward the certificate of ownership or other evidence of title to the state agency responsible for keeping records of those vehicles; prohibiting a person from removing a salvage vehicle from this state under certain circumstances; authorizing a person who is a licensed automobile wrecker, dealer or rebuilder in another state or country to purchase a vehicle from an operator of a salvage pool under certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 486–Committee on Transportation.  Approved July 2, 1995

1573

486

AN ACT relating to release of state records; allowing the sharing of confidential information with local governments seeking to collect debts and obligations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 437–Committee on Commerce.  Approved July 2, 1995

1576

487

AN ACT relating to water; providing for the certification of laboratories for analysis; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 580–Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved July 2, 1995

1584

488

AN ACT relating to public health; requiring the state board of health to adopt regulations concerning certain administrative hearings and appeals; transferring certain duties of the state board of health related to the regulation of uranium mills, dairy products and medical laboratories to the health division of the department of human resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 122–Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved July 2, 1995

1585

489

AN ACT relating to certified court reporters; increasing certain fees due to such reporters; authorizing parties to an action in a district court to provide a certified court reporter to transcribe proceedings which a judge has ordered transcribed by sound recording equipment; authorizing the appointment of certified court reporters as notaries public with the limited powers of administering oaths and affirmations; revising the definition of “notarial act”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 722–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 2, 1995

1592

490

AN ACT relating to agriculture; creating a garlic and onion growers’ advisory board and providing its duties; providing for the levying of assessments upon all garlic and onions grown in this state; establishing a garlic and onion research and promotion account; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 720–Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining. (Requested by Assemblyman Dini). Approved July 2, 1995

1597

491

AN ACT relating to medical facilities; specifying the persons who are entitled to access the results of laboratory tests regarding patients of rural hospitals and other patients; making a certain restriction concerning the waiver by a hospital of a deductible or copayment apply also to other medical facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 709–Committee on Health and Human Services. (Requested by Nevada Rural Hospital Project). Approved July 2, 1995

1600

492

AN ACT relating to taxation; requiring certain cities and counties to continue to levy and collect certain license taxes which are pledged for the payment of certain bonds and other obligations and transmit those taxes to the county fair and recreation board; requiring a newly incorporated city or town to collect certain license taxes levied by the county which are pledged for the payment of certain bonds and other obligations issued after the incorporation of the city or town; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 696–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 2, 1995

1603

493

AN ACT relating to local government; adding bridges to the projects eligible for certain funding; authorizing a public agency to advance money for a joint undertaking in contemplation of later repayment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 658–Committee on Government Affairs. (Requested by Assemblyman Segerblom). Approved July 2, 1995

1604

494

AN ACT relating to vehicles; authorizing the owner of a towed vehicle to file a civil action in justice’s court to determine whether the towing was lawful; requiring the justice’s court to schedule a hearing on the action within a certain period; requiring a person who authorizes the unlawful towing of a vehicle to pay the cost of towing and storing the vehicle; authorizing the owner or person in lawful possession of residential real property to remove vehicles from that property without posting a sign prohibiting public parking, under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 625–Assemblymen Buckley, Sandoval, Giunchigliani, Bache, Segerblom, Neighbors, de Braga, Evans, Brower, Spitler, Chowning, Humke, Anderson, Allard, Ernaut, Perkins, Williams and Price.  Approved July 2, 1995

1606

495

AN ACT relating to meetings of public bodies; defining “action” for purposes of the provisions governing such meetings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 602–Assemblyman Price.  Approved July 2, 1995

1608

496

AN ACT relating to insurance; providing for the regulation of insurance consultants; making various other changes to the provisions governing insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 475–Committee on Commerce.  Approved July 2, 1995

1610

497

AN ACT relating to labor; revising the administrative penalties that may be imposed for violations of the provisions governing industrial injuries and occupational diseases; expanding the authority of the division of industrial relations of the department of business and industry to impose an administrative fine for a violation of certain provisions governing the control of asbestos; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 61–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved July 2, 1995

1637

498

AN ACT relating to the right of publicity; allowing certain governmental agencies to use, without obtaining consent, the name, likeness or other personal characteristic of a person for the purpose of promoting tourism or commemorating a historical figure or event in this state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 582–Committee on Commerce.  Approved July 2, 1995

1645

499

AN ACT relating to public employees; extending the period during which the committee on benefits shall review the history of claims paid from the state’s group insurance for certain public officers and employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 566–Assemblymen Anderson, Schneider, Goldwater, Buckley, Spitler, Bache, Monaghan, Manendo, Ohrenschall, Tripple, Williams, Segerblom, de Braga and Neighbors.  Approved July 2, 1995

1647

500

AN ACT relating to elections; removing the limitation on the cost of printing ballots for elections; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 562–Committee on Elections and Procedures.  Approved July 2, 1995

1647

501

AN ACT relating to nursing; authorizing the issuance of citations for the unauthorized practice of nursing; authorizing the state board of nursing to place any condition, limitation or restriction on a license or certificate under certain conditions; authorizing the board to appoint advisory committees; revising the provisions governing the appointment of the members of the board; requiring the reporting of certain conduct of a licensee or holder of a certificate to the board; requiring certain records of criminal history to be disseminated to the board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 545–Committee on Commerce. (Requested by Nevada Rural Hospital Project). Approved July 2, 1995

1648

502

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the issuance of special license plates for the support of the education of children in the arts under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 452–Assemblymen Chowning, Segerblom, Goldwater, Anderson, Humke, Krenzer, Bache, Neighbors, Tripple, Monaghan, Schneider, Ohrenschall, Manendo, Carpenter, Stroth, de Braga, Braunlin, Close, Sandoval, Allard, Tiffany, Batten, Spitler, Lambert, Giunchigliani, Marvel, Arberry, Nolan, Freeman, Fettic, Steel, Harrington, Williams, Price, Ernaut, Hettrick, Brower, Buckley and Bennett.  Approved July 2, 1995

1658

503

AN ACT relating to contests of election; requiring that certain candidates whose elections have been contested be seated until the election contests are decided; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 412–Assemblymen Buckley, Anderson, Giunchigliani, Evans, Spitler, Manendo, Segerblom, Bache, Dini, Williams, Perkins, Freeman, Ohrenschall, Krenzer, Goldwater, Arberry, Sandoval, Ernaut, Price, Schneider, Steel, Close, Monaghan, Lambert, Fettic, Stroth and Carpenter.  Approved July 2, 1995

1660

504

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the issuance of special license plates which express support for the program for drug abuse resistance education under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 153–Assemblymen Anderson, Bache, Ohrenschall, Manendo, Segerblom, de Braga, Monaghan, Harrington, Buckley, Humke, Allard, Sandoval, Carpenter, Brower, Spitler, Lambert, Batten and Chowning.  Approved July 2, 1995

1662

505

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the issuance of special license plates for the support of missing or exploited children under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 118–Assemblyman Spitler.  Approved July 2, 1995

1664

506

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the issuance of special license plates to retired members of the Armed Forces of the United States for the support of veterans’ cemeteries in this state under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 258–Assemblymen Arberry, Dini, Bache, Krenzer, Williams, Price, Buckley, de Braga, Marvel, Tiffany, Hettrick, Evans, Fettic, Chowning, Close, Giunchigliani, Manendo, Brower, Nolan, Humke, Ernaut, Anderson, Neighbors, Carpenter, Segerblom, Steel, Braunlin, Schneider, Harrington, Sandoval, Stroth, Freeman and Batten.  Approved July 2, 1995

1667

507

AN ACT relating to hearing aid specialists; prohibiting a hearing aid specialist whose license has been revoked from being involved in a business which sells or dispenses hearing aids; authorizing hearing aid specialists to sell hearing aids by catalog or mail to certain persons; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 192–Committee on Commerce.  Approved July 2, 1995

1669

508

AN ACT making an appropriation to the University and Community College System of Nevada for the support of the health service corps; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 181–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 2, 1995

1673

509

AN ACT relating to education; adopting a formula to determine the mobility of pupils; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 176–Assemblymen Bache, Anderson, Evans, Manendo, Buckley, Monaghan, Tiffany, Giunchigliani, Perkins, Lambert, Price, Arberry, de Braga, Steel, Sandoval, Krenzer, Segerblom, Ohrenschall, Carpenter, Braunlin, Goldwater, Nolan, Chowning, Williams, Spitler, Neighbors, Dini, Schneider, Marvel, Humke and Ernaut.  Approved July 2, 1995

1674

510

AN ACT relating to veterinarians; making various changes concerning the licensure and regulation of veterinarians; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 536–Senator Titus.  Approved July 2, 1995

1675

511

AN ACT relating to evidence; providing a privilege for certain medical review committees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 531–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 2, 1995

1692

512

AN ACT relating to interior design; regulating the practice of interior design; revising the powers and duties of the state board of architecture; changing the membership of the board; providing for the registration of registered interior designers; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 506–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved July 2, 1995

1693

513

AN ACT relating to attorneys; authorizing a court to require an attorney to pay the additional costs, expenses and fees that are reasonably incurred as a result of certain actions taken by the attorney in a civil action or proceeding; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 482–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 2, 1995

1707

514

AN ACT relating to the judiciary; providing for certain post-retirement increases in the benefits of surviving spouses of supreme court justices and district court judges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 468–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 2, 1995

1707

515

AN ACT relating to local facilities for detention; requiring notice to an operator of a jail and the opportunity to be heard before the issuance of a court order affecting the conditions of confinement of a prisoner; requiring a prisoner to cooperate with officers attempting to collect costs incurred for the prisoner’s medical care; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 463–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 2, 1995

1709

516

AN ACT relating to physicians’ assistants; authorizing a physician’s assistant to prescribe controlled substances; authorizing certain persons to possess and administer a controlled substance at the direction of a physician’s assistant; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 389–Senators Titus and Townsend.  Approved July 2, 1995

1711

517

AN ACT relating to crimes; expanding the circumstances under which a person fleeing from or otherwise attempting to elude a peace officer in a motor vehicle is guilty of a felony; expanding the circumstances under which a motor vehicle used to flee from or elude a peace officer is subject to forfeiture; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 371–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 2, 1995

1725

518

AN ACT relating to evidence; revising the provisions regarding the establishment of the authenticity of records of a regularly conducted activity by an affidavit; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 358–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 2, 1995

1726

519

AN ACT relating to government purchasing; providing that proprietary information regarding trade secrets is confidential; providing when such information may be disclosed; authorizing certain nonprofit corporations to obtain supplies, materials and equipment from certain local governments; prohibiting certain acts which may influence a purchasing officer; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 303–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 2, 1995

1731

520

AN ACT relating to physicians; prohibiting disciplinary action against a physician or an osteopathic physician for prescribing or administering certain controlled substances for the treatment of intractable pain; revising the definition of “practice of medicine”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 298–Senator Augustine.  Approved July 2, 1995

1734

521

AN ACT relating to the commission on mental health and mental retardation; providing an exception to the requirement for open and public meetings for certain meetings of the commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 283–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved July 2, 1995

1735

522

AN ACT relating to the prefiling of legislative measures; expanding the persons who may request that measures be prefiled; clarifying that prefiled measures must be disclosed to the public; revising provisions regarding the delivery of prefiled measures; prohibiting the prefiling of a concurrent resolution and a resolution of one house; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 246–Committee on Legislative Affairs and Operations.  Approved July 2, 1995

1736

523

AN ACT relating to school districts; requiring the board of trustees of a school district to prescribe procedures for the approval of orders for the payment of money belonging to the school district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 243–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 2, 1995

1737

524

AN ACT relating to unemployment compensation; revising the provisions governing the allocation of the money in the unemployment compensation administration fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 571–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 2, 1995

1739

525

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions governing the program of accountability of public schools; removing the prospective expiration of certain of such provisions; revising provisions governing the administration of statewide achievement and proficiency examinations; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 386–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 2, 1995

1741

526

AN ACT relating to insurance; revising the provisions relating to the approval of rates by the commissioner of insurance; authorizing certain insurers annually to review with policyholders the coverage and benefits provided in their policies of insurance; requiring the disclosure of certain information by claimants under certain policies of motor vehicle insurance; providing that courses in automobile driver education must include instruction in motor vehicle insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 300–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved July 2, 1995

1746

527

AN ACT relating to insurance; adding provisions concerning reinsurance, regulation of capital according to risk and actuarial evaluation of reserves; making various other changes relating to insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 505–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved July 2, 1995

1748

528

AN ACT relating to financial institutions; providing for the confidentiality of documents prepared for or created by a committee established to review compliance with certain regulatory requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 541–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved July 2, 1995

1784

529

AN ACT relating to vehicles that operate on alternative fuel; requiring the director of the department of business and industry to conduct a study of the feasibility and desirability of establishing a state plan for vehicles that operate on alternative fuel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 565–Senators Shaffer, Rhoads, Adler, Coffin, Jacobsen, James, Lee, Lowden, Mathews, McGinness, Neal, O’Connell, O’Donnell, Porter, Raggio, Rawson, Regan, Titus, Townsend and Washington.  Approved July 2, 1995

1785

530

AN ACT relating to foster care; requiring the division of child and family services of the department of human resources to provide certain information, training and assistance to providers of family foster care; requiring the establishment of a procedure for hearing grievances related to the reissuance, suspension or revocation of a license to conduct a family foster home; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 524–Assemblymen Carpenter, Bennett, Evans and Freeman.  Approved July 3, 1995

1786

531

AN ACT relating to respiratory care; prohibiting the practice of respiratory care without obtaining certification from the National Board for Respiratory Care or its successor organization; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 72–Senator Augustine.  Approved July 3, 1995

1790

532

AN ACT relating to health care; providing that the act of assisting suicide is not condoned, authorized or approved by the Uniform Act on Rights of the Terminally Ill; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 234–Senator Rawson.  Approved July 3, 1995

1794

533

AN ACT relating to petroleum products; reducing the rate of taxation on aviation fuel; eliminating the refund on the tax paid on aviation fuel used for certain purposes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 324–Senator Jacobsen.  Approved July 3, 1995

1794

534

AN ACT relating to the casino entertainment tax; clarifying the nature and circumstances of entertainment subject to the tax; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 497–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 3, 1995

1798

535

AN ACT relating to credit; repealing the provisions governing credit cards issued by financial institutions or their agents; changing the term used to describe the charge made for credit in retail transactions; changing certain terms used to describe the amount financed on credit in retail transactions; establishing certain legal relationships if a payment is made on an account of a retail buyer by a check or other negotiable instrument; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 517–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 3, 1995

1800

536

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the provisions governing the taxation of property that is exempt from taxation when it is leased to an entity which is not exempt from taxation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 519–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 3, 1995

1807

537

AN ACT relating to municipal obligations; authorizing a local government to issue medium-term obligations in lieu of short-term financing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 50–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 3, 1995

1809

538

AN ACT incorporating the City of Pahrump, in Nye County, Nevada, pursuant to charter; making the incorporation contingent upon approval of the qualified electors of the city; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 117–Assemblyman Neighbors (by request).  Approved July 3, 1995

1829

539

AN ACT relating to tenancies; reducing the length of time of a notice to quit for certain short-term tenancies; requiring landlords to attempt to have a notice to quit delivered in person to certain tenants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 134–Committee on Judiciary. (Requested by Assemblymen Hettrick and Carpenter). Approved July 3, 1995

1851

540

AN ACT relating to health care; making various changes related to the billing provided to patients of hospitals; extending the date for the prospective expiration of certain provisions that limit the increase in charges that a major hospital may impose; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 330–Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved July 3, 1995

1856

541

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; authorizing the department of motor vehicles and public safety to establish a program for the issuance of certificates of registration for new vehicles sold by a new vehicle dealer; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 352–Assemblymen Steel, Schneider, Manendo, Goldwater, Brower, Spitler, Close, Batten, Braunlin, Ohrenschall, Segerblom, Allard, Carpenter, Bennett, de Braga, Monaghan, Krenzer, Buckley, Nolan, Sandoval, Tripple, Bache, Lambert, Humke, Stroth, Perkins, Anderson, Harrington, Ernaut, Fettic, Arberry, Price, Marvel, Giunchigliani, Evans, Chowning and Freeman.  Approved July 3, 1995

1860

542

AN ACT relating to the program of deferred compensation for state employees; making various changes regarding the committee established to administer the program; limiting the authority to make withdrawals from the program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 459–Assemblymen Bache, Ernaut, Carpenter, Anderson, Neighbors, Giunchigliani, Lambert, Arberry, Dini, de Braga, Fettic, Goldwater, Marvel and Spitler.  Approved July 3, 1995

1867

543

AN ACT relating to the legislature; prohibiting a state agency from taking certain adverse action against certain employees who testify or seek to testify before a house or committee of the legislature on their own behalf; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 518–Assemblymen Price, Hettrick, Neighbors, Tiffany, Arberry, Marvel, Spitler, Fettic, Giunchigliani, Evans, Close, Chowning, Brower, Allard, Williams, Harrington, Perkins, Goldwater, Bache, Batten, Humke, Sandoval, Tripple, Monaghan, Manendo, Lambert, Anderson, Stroth, Ernaut, Krenzer, Segerblom, Carpenter, Schneider, Buckley, Nolan, Freeman, Ohrenschall, Bennett, de Braga, Steel, Braunlin and Dini.  Approved July 3, 1995

1870

544

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; authorizing the attorney general to use a portion of the fines, fees and assessments he recovers to pay the costs of operating the fraud control unit; prohibiting a provider of health care who is convicted of certain fraudulent practices from accepting payment for accident benefits provided to injured employees; prohibiting an employer from knowingly employing a person who is receiving benefits for a temporary total disability in an unlawful manner; revising the provisions relating to the payment of an award for a permanent partial disability in a lump sum to an employee who is the subject of a criminal action and is alleged to have made false statements or representations to obtain benefits; making it unlawful to misrepresent knowingly the classification or duties of an employee; clarifying that the attorney general may use health care records in civil or criminal actions; expanding the right of certain persons to receive copies of such records; requiring providers and employers to make certain records located outside this state available upon request; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 587–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved July 3, 1995

1871

545

AN ACT relating to property taxes; exempting from taxation privately owned parks which are open to the public without charge; limiting circumstances under which certain real property taxes may be paid in installments; requiring ex officio tax receivers to notify certain persons of statutes authorizing the department of taxation to provide relief from penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 607–Assemblyman Hettrick.  Approved July 3, 1995

1881

546

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; revising the provisions governing the testing of a driver’s breath, urine or blood for the purpose of determining the alcoholic content or the presence of a controlled substance in his breath or blood; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 643–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 3, 1995

1882

547

AN ACT relating to property taxes; exempting certain property leased or rented to the University and Community College System of Nevada from taxation; revising the provisions governing the exemption of property used for religious worship; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 672–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 3, 1995

1888

548

AN ACT relating to occupational safety and health; requiring the establishment of standards and procedures for the operation of cranes; limiting the applicability of certain federal occupational safety and health standards; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 710–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved July 3, 1995

1889

549

AN ACT relating to storage tanks; providing criteria for determining whether discharged petroleum needs to be cleaned up; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 717–Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining.  Approved July 3, 1995

1891

550

AN ACT relating to local financial administration; authorizing the withholding of certain payments to a local government that fails to file certain reports; revising the provisions governing a severe financial emergency; authorizing the department of taxation to provide technical financial assistance to a local government under certain circumstances; repealing the provisions concerning actions to correct conditions of financial difficulty in a local government; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 728–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 3, 1995

1891

551

AN ACT relating to local governments; authorizing the creation of a general improvement district to furnish facilities for certain radio transmission; authorizing unincorporated towns to provide for certain radio transmissions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 8–Assemblyman Marvel.  Approved July 5, 1995

1904

552

AN ACT relating to educational personnel; requiring an investigation by the state concerning the criminal history of applicants for state licensure or employment by a school district; authorizing the limited dissemination of the results of the investigation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 65–Committee on Education.  Approved July 5, 1995

1909

553

AN ACT making an appropriation to Pershing County for expenses related to the trial of Michael Sonner; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 73–Assemblyman Marvel.  Approved July 5, 1995

1913

554

AN ACT relating to cultural resources; revising provisions regarding certain grants of financial assistance and the issuance of related general obligation bonds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 80–Assemblymen Segerblom, Marvel, de Braga, Buckley, Nolan, Sandoval, Perkins, Krenzer, Giunchigliani, Bache, Price, Ohrenschall, Dini, Schneider, Hettrick, Neighbors, Arberry, Manendo, Chowning, Anderson, Evans, Spitler, Allard, Carpenter, Batten, Goldwater, Steel, Williams, Ernaut and Braunlin.  Approved July 5, 1995

1913

555

AN ACT relating to juveniles; requiring the revocation of the driver’s licenses of certain juveniles who drive under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 92–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

1914

556

AN ACT relating to the Nevada commission for women; repealing the prospective expiration of the statute creating the Nevada commission for women; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 116–Assemblymen de Braga, Evans, Buckley, Sandoval, Ernaut, Giunchigliani, Chowning, Anderson, Segerblom, Bache, Neighbors, Arberry, Spitler, Dini and Freeman.  Approved July 5, 1995

1921

557

AN ACT relating to conservation districts; requiring the establishment of a program to provide grants of money to conservation districts; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 148–Assemblymen de Braga, Segerblom, Neighbors, Carpenter and Dini.  Approved July 5, 1995

1922

558

AN ACT relating to hunting; revising the number of restricted nonresident deer tags which may be issued; eliminating certain restrictions placed on tags that are not issued; increasing the fee for the tag; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 160–Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining.  Approved July 5, 1995

1924

559

AN ACT relating to construction; requiring local building codes to permit the use of straw and solar energy to the extent feasible in the local climate; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 171–Committee on Labor and Management. (Requested by Assemblyman Giunchigliani). Approved July 5, 1995

1925

560

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; prohibiting the department of motor vehicles and public safety from disclosing personal information of a person except under certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 187–Assemblyman Hettrick.  Approved July 5, 1995

1926

561

AN ACT relating to wildlife; repealing the provisions requiring the division of wildlife to issue fishing licenses to blind persons; revising the fee for the replacement of an unexpired license which has been lost or stolen; increasing the fees for certain licenses and permits; expanding the exemption from the requirement for obtaining state duck or trout stamps; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 212–Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining.  Approved July 5, 1995

1930

562

AN ACT relating to the University and Community College System of Nevada; making an appropriation to the system for the acquisition of administrative and academic equipment; making an appropriation to the desert research institute for certain expenses related to the operation of facilities of the institute; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 223–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

1933

563

AN ACT relating to local financial administration; establishing additional requirements for the annual audit of a local government; revising the sources of revenue that may be expended for labor negotiations; making an appropriation for distribution to local school districts and to study the feasibility of reconfiguring the structure of those school districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 224–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

1934

564

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of education for the development and implementation of a computer system for the licensing of teachers and other educational personnel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 225–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

1941

565

AN ACT making appropriations to the office of the governor for an enhanced security system for the governor’s mansion and to the office of the director of the state department of conservation and natural resources for the costs to employ a state climatologist; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 228–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

1942

566

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of education for the support of certain nonprofit public broadcasting stations in Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 243–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

1942

567

AN ACT relating to the division of child and family services of the department of human resources; requiring the establishment of a standardized system of information concerning juvenile justice; making an appropriation to the division for the state automated child welfare information system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 255–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

1943

568

AN ACT making an appropriation to the account for local cultural activities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 271–Committee on Ways and Means. (Requested by American Federation of Musicians). Approved July 5, 1995

1947

569

AN ACT relating to legislation; revising the provisions governing the requests for drafting legislative measures; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 279–Assemblymen Close, Anderson, Spitler, Arberry, Marvel, Fettic, Allard, Hettrick, Brower, Chowning, Price, Segerblom, Giunchigliani, Evans, Ernaut, Krenzer, Lambert, Monaghan, Stroth, Carpenter, Nolan, Steel, Goldwater, Manendo, Tiffany, Sandoval, Neighbors, Bennett, Ohrenschall, Batten, Harrington, Humke, Dini, Bache, Tripple and Williams.  Approved July 5, 1995

1948

570

AN ACT relating to education; requiring the state board of education to adopt a program to provide pupils with the skills to make the transition from school to work; making an appropriation; requiring the state board of education to distribute money in the fund for the improvement of occupational education to the various school districts and community colleges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 303–Assemblymen Evans, Dini, Anderson, Carpenter, Spitler, Marvel, Hettrick, Arberry, de Braga, Neighbors, Price, Perkins, Sandoval, Buckley, Humke, Chowning, Segerblom, Krenzer, Freeman, Ohrenschall, Manendo, Giunchigliani, Goldwater, Bache, Schneider, Lambert, Williams, Tiffany, Allard and Brower.  Approved July 5, 1995

1952

571

AN ACT making an appropriation from the state highway fund to the department of motor vehicles and public safety for the establishment and maintenance of a branch office in Laughlin; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 326–Assemblymen Segerblom, Anderson, Schneider, Giunchigliani, Krenzer, Nolan, Spitler, Chowning, Williams, Ohrenschall, Neighbors, Perkins, Dini, de Braga, Sandoval, Buckley, Carpenter, Arberry, Manendo, Bache, Fettic and Batten.  Approved July 5, 1995

1955

572

AN ACT relating to retired public employees; providing periods of open enrollment during which certain public employees may join the state’s program of group insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 328–Assemblymen Dini, Evans, Perkins, Bache, Buckley, Price, de Braga, Neighbors, Carpenter, Segerblom, Arberry, Ohrenschall, Manendo, Freeman, Williams, Ernaut, Fettic, Marvel, Tripple, Monaghan, Lambert, Giunchigliani, Close, Nolan, Bennett, Goldwater, Steel, Schneider, Harrington, Stroth, Allard, Anderson, Humke, Chowning, Batten, Spitler, Sandoval, Tiffany, Brower and Braunlin.  Approved July 5, 1995

1956

573

AN ACT relating to municipal obligations; clarifying the duties of debt management commissioners; revising the provisions governing the issuance of municipal obligations secured by pledged revenue; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 356–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 5, 1995

1959

574

AN ACT relating to justices’ courts; revising provisions governing the number of justices of the peace in townships; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 363–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

1962

575

AN ACT relating to local improvement districts; revising certain provisions relating to alternative procedures for the creation of such districts; limiting the applicability of those provisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 370–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 5, 1995

1963

576

AN ACT relating to divorce; providing for the disposition of certain pension or retirement benefits upon dissolution of marriage; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 292–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

1967

577

AN ACT relating to taxation; clarifying the provisions governing the amount of taxes on retail sales collected on sales of tangible personal property pertaining to a county other than the one in which the retailer is located; clarifying the manner in which such sales must be reported; providing for the calculation of the use tax on certain meals provided by an employer to his employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 450–Assemblyman Hettrick.  Approved July 5, 1995

1970

578

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; providing that a person who forms or proposes to form or finance an association of self-insured employers must obtain a permit; providing that a surety for an association hold a certificate of authority; revising the provisions relating to membership in an association; requiring an association to provide certain additional financial information with its application; providing that any financial information relating to a member which is submitted to the commissioner with the application is confidential; limiting the ability of an employer to rejoin an association or the state industrial insurance system under certain circumstances; requiring an association to employ an association’s administrator and a third-party administrator; requiring a member of an association to provide notification of withdrawal; providing additional time in certain circumstances before the withdrawal of a certificate of an association; providing that a member of an association remains liable for any obligations incurred or responsibilities imposed under a former name or form of organization; repealing provisions relating to service companies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 498–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved July 5, 1995

1974

579

AN ACT relating to discriminatory practices; prohibiting a person from refusing to authorize a person with a disability to make certain modifications to a dwelling which he occupies or will occupy; requiring that certain dwellings be designed and constructed in a manner which ensures that a person with a disability may use and enjoy the dwelling; revising the procedure of the Nevada equal rights commission for the investigation of a complaint alleging a discriminatory practice in housing; authorizing certain handicapped persons to use animals which have been or are being trained to provide a specialized service for those persons; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 502–Assemblymen Buckley, Giunchigliani, Anderson, Perkins, Manendo, Goldwater, Ohrenschall, Humke, Ernaut, Chowning, Tripple, Monaghan, Lambert, Bache, Krenzer, Freeman, Bennett, Fettic, Schneider, Williams, Price, Evans, de Braga, Neighbors, Segerblom, Hettrick, Spitler, Sandoval and Marvel.  Approved July 5, 1995

1986

580

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; providing for industrial insurance by private insurers; establishing procedures for the collection of delinquent premiums by the state industrial insurance system; providing for state supervision of rates and related advisory organizations; exempting the state industrial insurance system from certain administrative requirements applicable to executive agencies generally; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 552–Committee on Labor and Management.  Approved July 5, 1995

1997

581

AN ACT relating to works of construction; authorizing certain cities and counties to allow the use of independent contractors to review the plans for and inspect buildings; limiting the provisions giving a preference to certain contractors on public works projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 597–Assemblyman Hettrick.  Approved July 5, 1995

2062

582

AN ACT relating to elections; authorizing a city of the second or third class to be organized without municipal wards; requiring that the councilmen of such a city be elected by the voters of the city at large; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 703–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 5, 1995

2064

583

AN ACT making an appropriation to the fund to stabilize the operation of the state government; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 199–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 5, 1995

2065

584

AN ACT relating to parole; requiring a law enforcement agency to make available for public inspection certain information concerning persons who are eligible for parole; requiring a prisoner to specify in his application for parole or proposed plan for placement upon release the county in which he will reside if he is to be paroled in Nevada; authorizing a peace officer to detain a person he reasonably believes is violating the conditions of parole or probation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 312–Senator Jacobsen.  Approved July 5, 1995

2066

585

AN ACT relating to real estate transactions; requiring a person licensed as a real estate broker, real estate broker-salesman or real estate salesman to disclose certain information to each party to a real estate transaction; requiring such a licensee who represents more than one party to a real estate transaction to obtain the written consent of each party to the transaction before he may continue to act in his capacity as an agent; requiring such a licensee to perform certain duties for his client; requiring the real estate division of the department of business and industry to prepare certain forms which disclose the duties owed by such licensees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 403–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved July 5, 1995

2072

586

AN ACT relating to artificial persons; broadening the requirements for eligibility to serve as an agent for service of process upon corporations, limited-liability companies and partnerships; providing generally for the merger of or exchange of interests in corporations, limited-liability companies and partnerships; permitting one person to organize a limited-liability company; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 433–Committee on Judiciary. (Requested by Nevada State Bar Association). Approved July 5, 1995

2079

587

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; limiting the liability of an insurer or third-party administrator who violates any provision concerning industrial insurance or occupational diseases; authorizing the manager to establish a plan for classifying certain employers separately to determine the premiums of those employers; creating boards for the administration of the subsequent injury funds of self-insured employers and associations of self-insured public and private employers; revising the provisions relating to the confidentiality of certain records and files of the division; authorizing the collection of a solvency surcharge from certain employers; repealing the responsibility of a real estate broker to pay premiums for industrial insurance for a broker-salesman and salesman who is associated with him; providing that payments in a lump sum on or after July 1, 1995, are governed by regulations adopted by the administrator and approved by the governor; revising the provisions relating to organizations for managed care; creating a legislative committee on workers’ compensation; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 458–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved July 5, 1995

2122

588

AN ACT relating to public welfare; authorizing the transfer of money from the hospital tax and intergovernmental transfer account in the state general fund in lieu of certain payments by counties to carry out the state plan for assistance to the medically indigent; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 471–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 5, 1995

2171

589

AN ACT relating to deceptive trade practices; authorizing the commissioner of consumer affairs and the director of the department of business and industry to create certain advisory committees; providing for the imposition of administrative fines and penalties for engaging in certain deceptive trade practices; allowing the commissioner to adopt regulations authorizing the disclosure of certain information concerning deceptive trade practices; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 479–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved July 5, 1995

2173

590

AN ACT relating to local government; providing for the creation of unincorporated towns under certain circumstances and the establishment of their revenues; providing for the establishment of the basic ad valorem revenue for certain local governments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 556–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 5, 1995

2177

591

AN ACT relating to local governmental financial administration; limiting the amount of fees a city or county may charge certain public utilities; requiring certain reports from public utilities; authorizing the collection of certain fees from customers of public utilities; revising the limitation on fees for business licenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 568–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 5, 1995

2187

592

AN ACT making appropriations to the trust fund for class-size reduction; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 576–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 5, 1995

2192

593

AN ACT relating to taxation; exempting certain charitable organizations from the responsibility of paying the business tax on behalf of persons who participate in a trade show or convention; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 377–Assemblymen Carpenter, Sandoval, Schneider, Buckley, Fettic, Segerblom, Neighbors, Lambert, de Braga, Evans, Braunlin, Steel, Harrington and Nolan.  Approved July 5, 1995

2195

594

AN ACT relating to economic development; providing for the confidentiality of certain documents submitted to organizations for economic development formed by cities or counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 386–Assemblymen Evans, Dini, de Braga, Neighbors, Carpenter, Segerblom, Steel, Schneider, Tiffany, Ernaut, Sandoval, Manendo, Arberry, Freeman and Stroth.  Approved July 5, 1995

2197

595

AN ACT relating to public officers; authorizing a specialized or local ethics committee to require the filing of a statement of financial disclosure; revising the required contents of and the date on which annual statements of financial disclosure must be filed; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 404–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 5, 1995

2198

596

AN ACT relating to local governments; authorizing a board of trustees of a district library to establish and administer a separate bank account for certain money; prohibiting the city council of certain incorporated cities from entering into contracts for the lease, sale or exchange of real property for less than the appraised value of that property in certain circumstances; making the charter of the City of Henderson gender neutral; removing duplicative grants of authority to the city council of the City of Henderson where that authority is also granted by county ordinance or state law; revising various provisions of the charter of the City of Henderson to conform to existing state law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 428–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 5, 1995

2201

597

AN ACT relating to higher education; establishing a program to pay the registration fees and other related costs for classes taken at the University and Community College System of Nevada by dependent children of certain peace officers and firemen killed in the line of duty; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 443–Assemblymen Williams, Bache, Segerblom, Perkins, Krenzer, Arberry, Spitler, Ernaut, de Braga, Price, Nolan, Chowning, Manendo, Humke, Batten, Goldwater, Fettic, Schneider, Freeman, Anderson and Bennett.  Approved July 5, 1995

2219

598

AN ACT relating to victims of crime; increasing certain amounts of aid available from the fund for the compensation of victims of crime; revising the provisions governing eligibility for an award or compensation for victims of crime; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 467–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

2220

599

AN ACT relating to state purchasing; requiring the chief of the purchasing division of the department of administration to establish a supplemental food program; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 487–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

2221

600

AN ACT relating to the publication of governmental notices; revising requirements for publication of certain information by counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 499–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 5, 1995

2224

601

AN ACT relating to land use; providing that a master plan may include a housing plan; requiring certain governing bodies adopting any part of a master plan to adopt a housing plan; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 506–Assemblymen Buckley, Tripple, Goldwater, Bache, Giunchigliani, Lambert, Evans, Freeman, Close, Arberry, Krenzer, Ohrenschall, Segerblom and Neighbors.  Approved July 5, 1995

2225

602

AN ACT relating to common-interest ownership; increasing the requirements of disclosure and notification by associations of units’ owners of common-interest communities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 510–Assemblyman Bache.  Approved July 5, 1995

2230

603

AN ACT relating to governmental acquisitions of real property; providing for payments by governmental bodies to persons displaced from their dwellings or business establishments as a result of such acquisitions; authorizing the Nevada gaming commission to approve a nonrestricted gaming license for an establishment which is not a resort hotel at a new location if the establishment is acquired or displaced pursuant to a redevelopment project; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 532–Assemblymen Buckley, Anderson, Perkins, Goldwater, Manendo, de Braga, Ohrenschall, Lambert, Bache, Schneider, Fettic, Segerblom, Spitler, Price, Chowning, Bennett, Arberry, Close, Ernaut, Stroth, Allard, Tripple, Harrington, Krenzer, Nolan, Marvel, Giunchigliani and Monaghan.  Approved July 5, 1995

2232

604

AN ACT relating to state finances; designating the state treasurer as the primary representative of the state in matters concerning any nationally recognized bond credit rating agency for the purposes of the issuance of certain state obligations; making the state treasurer directly responsible for the issuance of such obligations; transferring certain duties relating to the issuance and redemption of state securities from the state board of examiners to the state board of finance; providing that state general obligation bonds are subject to the review and approval of the state board of finance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 561–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 5, 1995

2235

605

AN ACT relating to the state legislature; authorizing reimbursement to legislators who move to Carson City during a regular legislative session for a certain amount of the cost of renting furniture for use during the session; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 563–Committee on Elections and Procedures.  Approved July 5, 1995

2240

606

AN ACT relating to the department of business and industry; creating an account in the state general fund for special projects of the department; authorizing the creation within the department of an office of business finance and planning and a center for business advocacy and services; authorizing the use within the department of alternative means of dispute resolution under certain circumstances; transferring the office for hospital patients from the division of insurance to the consumer affairs division of the department; clarifying the authority of the director of the department; authorizing the establishment of a trust account for the deposit of certain money relating to bond programs administered by the director; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 581–Committee on Commerce.  Approved July 5, 1995

2243

607

AN ACT relating to older persons; revising the circumstances under which a report of the suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation of an older person must be made; revising the definition of exploitation; expanding the list of persons and agencies to which such reports may be disclosed; permitting the attendance of a person to support a prosecuting witness at the preliminary hearing and trial in a case involving the abuse, neglect or exploitation of an older person; authorizing the welfare division of the department of human resources and a county’s office for protective services to petition for the removal of a guardian of an older person or for the modification or termination of that guardianship under certain circumstances; revising certain penalties related to the abuse, neglect or exploitation of older persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 585–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

2249

608

AN ACT relating to elections; making various changes to the provisions governing elections to comply with the National Voter Registration Act; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 619–Committee on Elections and Procedures.  Approved July 5, 1995

2256

609

AN ACT relating to juveniles; making various changes to the procedure in juvenile cases regarding the filing of petitions, the admissibility of evidence, the time allowed for final disposition and the issuance of subpoenas; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 646–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

2283

610

AN ACT relating to children; requiring a court to specify in an order for custody of a child that the terms of the Hague Convention apply under certain circumstances; authorizing a court to require a parent who poses an imminent risk of wrongfully removing or concealing a child in a foreign country to post a bond; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 650–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

2287

611

AN ACT relating to parole; changing the number, qualifications, procedure and training of the state board of parole commissioners; making various other changes related to parole; and providing other matters properly thereto. Assembly Bill No. 288–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

2289

612

AN ACT relating to taxation; authorizing persons who are qualified for certain exemptions from the property tax or the motor vehicle privilege tax to waive their exemptions and designate any additional amount to be credited to the veterans’ home account established in the state general fund; extending the exemption from taxation for veterans of the Persian Gulf Crisis to all veterans who served on active duty during the crisis; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 656–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 5, 1995

2295

613

AN ACT relating to prostitution; prohibiting certain advertising concerning prostitution; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 676–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

2299

614

AN ACT relating to the division of child and family services of the department of human resources; authorizing the division to distribute the interest and income earned from money deposited into certain gift accounts to fund special activities for children in foster care; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 679–Assemblymen Chowning, Spitler, Price, Arberry, Evans, Dini, Bennett, Batten, Segerblom, Perkins, Manendo, Close, Tripple, Carpenter, Ohrenschall, Freeman, Fettic, Allard, Giunchigliani, Buckley, Anderson, Humke, Krenzer, Bache, Monaghan, Sandoval, Ernaut, Nolan, Goldwater, Steel, Schneider, Neighbors, de Braga and Williams.  Approved July 5, 1995

2301

615

AN ACT relating to state government; transferring the capitol police to the department of motor vehicles and public safety; revising the duties of the capitol police and the chief of the buildings and grounds division of the department of administration; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 691–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

2302

616

AN ACT relating to the state personnel system; revising the limitations on other employment for certain persons in the unclassified service of the state; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 725–Assemblymen Arberry and Williams.  Approved July 5, 1995

2310

617

AN ACT relating to the legislature; increasing and establishing the compensation of certain employees of the senate and assembly; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 735–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

2319

618

AN ACT relating to state employees; establishing the maximum allowed salaries for employees in the unclassified service of the state; making appropriations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 736–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

2321

619

AN ACT relating to projects of capital improvement; making appropriations from the state general fund and the state highway fund; providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds of the state; authorizing certain expenditures by the state public works board; requiring the repayment for certain projects by certain state agencies; levying a property tax to support the consolidated bond interest and redemption fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 738–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

2331

620

AN ACT relating to human resources; increasing the number of deputy administrators in the division of child and family services of the department of human services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 740–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

2343

621

AN ACT relating to actions for dental malpractice; expanding the provisions governing screening panels for medical malpractice to include causes of action for dental malpractice; revising the membership of the screening panels; providing civil immunity for members of a screening panel who review a case involving dental malpractice, under certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 129–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

2344

622

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the rescission and cancellation of the registration of a vehicle for the failure to comply with certain requirements concerning emissions; limiting the circumstances under which the registered owner of a motor vehicle is required to provide evidence of compliance with the requirements for the control of emissions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 570–Committee on Transportation.  Approved July 5, 1995

2352

623

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; authorizing certain charitable organizations to sell vehicles without obtaining a dealer’s license under certain circumstances; prohibiting an agency of this state from requiring a vehicle dealer to have his signature acknowledged before a person authorized to take acknowledgments in this state on certain documents the dealer is required to file with the agency; requiring the department of motor vehicles and public safety to provide a form which a vehicle dealer may use to transfer the ownership of a vehicle when the spaces on the certificate of ownership have been filled; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 352–Senator Jacobsen.  Approved July 5, 1995

2354

624

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; prohibiting the department of motor vehicles and public safety from renewing the registration of a motor vehicle if fines for certain traffic violations have not been paid; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 441–Committee on Transportation.  Approved July 5, 1995

2358

625

AN ACT relating to the sale of motor vehicles; providing for the licensing and regulation of brokers; requiring a broker to maintain a trust account for deposits by prospective buyers; requiring the disclosure of certain information to prospective buyers; providing requirements for brokerage agreements; prohibiting a vehicle dealer from dealing directly with a prospective buyer of the broker regarding certain matters; eliminating the authority of a dealer to transfer the registrations of vehicles which are not subject to the payment of privilege taxes to other vehicles he holds for sale or resale; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 447–Committee on Transportation.  Approved July 5, 1995

2362

626

AN ACT relating to the tax on special fuel; requiring special fuel suppliers to collect the tax on special fuel from purchasers at the terminal rack; prohibiting special fuel exporters from selling or distributing special fuel in this state; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 415–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 5, 1995

2367

627

AN ACT relating to information services; authorizing installment purchase contracts for the purchase of equipment to upgrade the computer mainframe by the department of information services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 580–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 5, 1995

2379

628

AN ACT relating to public employees; making appropriations from the state general fund and the state highway fund to the state board of examiners for increases in the salaries of certain employees of the State of Nevada; increasing the salaries of certain employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 577–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 5, 1995

2380

629

AN ACT relating to governmental financial administration; requiring the health division of the department of human resources to establish a perinatal care and obstetrical access pilot program; making an appropriation to the Canyon General Improvement District to repair damages caused by flooding; requiring the Clark County school district to establish a pilot program for the supervision of pupils before and after school; requiring the Clark County School District to establish a pilot program for the instruction of pupils whose primary language is not English; making various other appropriations from the state general fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 741–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

2384

630

AN ACT relating to Statutes of Nevada 1995; making corrections to resolve conflicts among various bills of this session; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 582–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

2387

631

AN ACT relating to public transportation; providing an exemption from the tax on special fuels for sales of such fuel for use in motor vehicles which are part of a system of public transportation in an urban area; providing an exemption for such vehicles from the vehicle privilege tax; expanding the public transportation services which may be provided by a regional transportation commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 566–Committee on Transportation.  Approved July 5, 1995

2411

632

AN ACT relating to mentally ill persons; requiring a petition for the involuntary court-ordered admission of a minor to a mental health facility to include a statement signed by a parent or guardian of the minor that the parent or guardian does not object to the filing of the petition; reducing the time within which a petition for the involuntary court-ordered admission of a person into a mental health facility must be heard if the person is detained in a mental health facility at the time when the petition is filed; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 634–Assemblymen Giunchigliani, Buckley, Bache, Lambert, Manendo, Tripple, Chowning, Humke, Anderson, Stroth, Ernaut, Perkins, Harrington, Schneider, Steel, Fettic, Goldwater, Ohrenschall, Freeman, Arberry, Krenzer, Braunlin, Brower, Spitler, de Braga and Williams.  Approved July 5, 1995

2413

633

AN ACT relating to children; revising the provisions governing the enforcement of an obligation for the support of a child and the procedure for establishing paternity; facilitating coverage of children under policies and other forms of health insurance and medical services provided by employers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 621–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

2415

634

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; authorizing the department of transportation to establish speed limits on certain highways; establishing a maximum rate of speed; revising the provisions prohibiting the unnecessary waste of a resource currently in short supply; making it unlawful to drive or operate a vehicle at a rate of speed that is not proper giving due regard for the weather and other highway conditions; expanding the conditions under which slower drivers are required to take certain actions to ensure the forward movement of traffic; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 133–Committee on Transportation.  Approved July 5, 1995

2440

635

AN ACT relating to ethics in government; revising the jurisdiction of the commission on ethics; making various changes relating to the confidentiality of the proceedings of the commission and local ethics committees; authorizing the commission to impose a civil penalty for a violation of confidentiality; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 526–Committee on Elections and Procedures.  Approved July 5, 1995

2443

636

AN ACT making appropriations from the state highway fund for use by the department of motor vehicles and public safety for a business process re-engineering study and revision of existing motor vehicle operating applications; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 218–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 5, 1995

2447

637

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; abolishing exculpation by reason of insanity; authorizing a plea of guilty but mentally ill in a criminal proceeding; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 314–Senators James, Washington and Townsend.  Approved July 5, 1995

2448

638

AN ACT relating to the governor’s advisory council on education relating to the Holocaust; requiring the council to develop programs to raise money for the use of the council in carrying out its duties; authorizing the expenditure of any such money; requiring the council to submit a report regarding its programs and expenditures; making an appropriation to the council; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 388–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

2485

639

AN ACT relating to public schools; apportioning the state distributive school account in the state general fund for the biennium 1995-1997; making an appropriation; authorizing certain expenditures; providing for a final adjustment following the close of a fiscal year; making various other changes concerning the administration of public school money; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 737–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 5, 1995

2486

640

AN ACT relating to psychologists; requiring a firm, partnership or corporation which engages in or offers to engage in the practice of psychology to register with the board of psychological examiners; revising the fees charged by the board; revising the provisions relating to the privilege of confidential communications between a patient and his psychologist; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 448–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved July 5, 1995

2492

641

AN ACT relating to water; requiring the division of water planning of the state department of conservation and natural resources to coordinate with local governments in developing a statewide plan for the use of water resources; revising the provisions governing the composition and duties of the advisory board on water resources planning and development and the board for financing water projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 101–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved July 5, 1995

2499

642

AN ACT relating to petroleum; increasing the fees for certain petroleum products and storage tanks; revising the provisions governing the allocation of costs resulting from the discharge from certain storage tanks; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 121–Senator Jacobsen.  Approved July 5, 1995

2503

643

AN ACT relating to sanitation; revising the provisions governing the use of the Uniform Plumbing Code; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 550–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved July 5, 1995

2506

644

AN ACT relating to cooperative agreements; authorizing certain public employers to enter into cooperative agreements concerning workmen’s compensation, employer’s liability or health insurance which obligate the employers to pledge revenues or contribute money to secure certain obligations; requiring the prior approval of the committee on benefits for certain cooperative agreements relating to health insurance; increasing the number of years an obligation to contribute money which is undertaken pursuant to a cooperative agreement concerning insurance may remain in force allowing certain public agencies to participate as a member of a nonprofit cooperative association or nonprofit corporation for the purchase of certain forms of health insurance or related medical services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 144–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 5, 1995

2508

645

AN ACT relating to state land; revising certain fees of the state land registrar for the use of state land; requiring the state land registrar to grant credit towards fees paid for the commercial use of state land under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 548–Assemblyman Hettrick.  Approved July 5, 1995

2510

646

AN ACT relating to money deposited by an employer to pay the medical expenses of an employee; providing for the administration of such accounts and their disposition upon the death of the employee or termination of the employment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 592–Committee on Commerce.  Approved July 5, 1995

2512

647

AN ACT relating to education; requiring the department of education to conduct a study concerning the need for certain required courses of study; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 610–Committee on Education.  Approved July 5, 1995

2514

648

AN ACT relating to the judicial system; increasing the salaries prospectively of supreme court justices and district judges; lowering the years of service required for district judges to receive salary for longevity; revising certain provisions governing the compensation of supreme court justices for their service on the state board of pardons commissioners; making appropriations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 16–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

2514

649

AN ACT relating to state militia; prohibiting a member of the state militia or any of his dependents from receiving workers’ compensation if he is otherwise entitled to receive certain federal benefits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 57–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 5, 1995

2516

650

AN ACT relating to public officers; increasing the compensation and payment for longevity of various public officers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 84–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 5, 1995

2517

651

AN ACT relating to education; revising the manner in which the minimum number of school days may be scheduled; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 87–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved July 5, 1995

2521

652

AN ACT relating to water; making various changes relating to permits to appropriate water for the purpose of watering livestock on public lands and certificates of appropriation based upon such permits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 96–Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved July 5, 1995

2522

653

AN ACT relating to veterans; consolidating the separate areas of authority of the Nevada commissioner for veteran affairs and the Nevada deputy commissioner for veteran affairs; requiring the deputy commissioner to assist the commissioner in the performance of his duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 161–Senator Lowden.  Approved July 5, 1995

2525

654

AN ACT relating to dietitians; prohibiting a person from using a designation or abbreviation indicating that he is a licensed or registered dietitian without being registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 193–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved July 5, 1995

2528

655

AN ACT relating to fiscal notes; requiring the fiscal note on legislation containing an appropriation to indicate whether the appropriation is included in the executive budget; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 249–Senator O’Connell.  Approved July 5, 1995

2528

656

AN ACT relating to prisons; making an appropriation to the state public works board for the design of Phase II of the Lovelock Correctional Center; providing for the issuance of bonds and the temporary advance of money to expedite Phase I of the Men’s Prison No. 7; requiring, under certain circumstances, the department of prisons to enter into a contract for the construction and operation of a new correctional facility for women; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 278–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 5, 1995

2529

657

AN ACT relating to firearms; prohibiting a person from having actual physical possession of a firearm while under the influence of an intoxicating liquor or controlled substance; providing for the forfeiture of a firearm under certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 335–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

2533

658

AN ACT relating to metropolitan police departments; requiring that a proposal for the imposition of an ad valorem tax for additional officers be submitted to the voters of areas where a metropolitan police department has been created; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 336–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 5, 1995

2534

659

AN ACT relating to county government; authorizing the adoption of an ordinance to provide an expedient means to secure a dangerous condition on private property under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 388–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 5, 1995

2536

660

AN ACT relating to the arbitration of civil cases; expanding the class of cases subject to mandatory, nonbinding arbitration; eliminating the right to trial after arbitration under the Uniform Arbitration Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 390–Committee on Judiciary. (Requested by Committee for Binding Arbitration). Approved July 5, 1995

2537

661

AN ACT relating to civil remedies; providing limits and procedures for recovery on account of defects in residential construction; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 395–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

2539

662

AN ACT relating to emergency medical services; removing the jurisdiction of a district health department over such services in certain counties; eliminating the power of local authorities in certain counties to adopt more restrictive rules and regulations concerning such services than those adopted by the state board of health; requiring the state board of health to adopt regulations concerning certain administrative hearings and appeals; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 430–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved July 5, 1995

2546

663

AN ACT making a contingent appropriation to the Mineral County School District for a portion of the costs of construction of a school to replace Schurz School; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 444–Senator McGinness.  Approved July 5, 1995

2550

664

AN ACT relating to local governments; authorizing a local government to establish funds for the extraordinary maintenance, repair or improvement of local governmental facilities and capital projects, the construction of capital projects and the stabilization of the operation of local government; requiring certain local governments to establish a fund for the extraordinary maintenance, repair or improvement of capital projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 456–Senators Porter and O’Connell.  Approved July 5, 1995

2550

665

AN ACT relating to county jails; making various changes to the provisions governing the incarceration and custody of a parolee who has violated a condition of his parole; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 464–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

2554

666

AN ACT relating to taxation; providing a credit against taxes on retail sales for portion of sales price that was not collected; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 485–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 5, 1995

2555

667

AN ACT relating to arbitration; providing for binding arbitration of disputes arising under certain contracts of insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 491–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved July 5, 1995

2557

668

AN ACT relating to the office of science, engineering and technology; authorizing the director of the office to engage in other employment under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 526–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 5, 1995

2559

669

AN ACT relating to sewerage; providing for the collection of delinquent sewerage charges upon the general tax roll; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 542–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 5, 1995

2560

670

AN ACT relating to providers of health care; authorizing optometrists to form certain business relationships with physicians; specifying the allowable activities which may be conducted pursuant to such a relationship; authorizing an optometrist to locate his office in the same place of business as a physician without a physical separation between the office and the place of business; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 557–Committee on Human Resources.  Approved July 5, 1995

2562

671

AN ACT relating to public assistance; enlarging the categories of assets from which public assistance may be recovered after the death of a recipient; requiring certain notices upon the death of a recipient; revising the provisions governing the requirements for county assistance to indigent persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 560–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved July 5, 1995

2565

672

AN ACT relating to statutes; making technical corrections to certain measures previously approved by the 68th session of the Nevada legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 573–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 5, 1995

2579

673

AN ACT relating to wildlife; making various changes regarding the administration of the state department of conservation and natural resources; revising the composition of the board of wildlife commissioners; requiring the division of wildlife of the state department of conservation and natural resources to use money received from fees for the sale or issuance of stamps, tags, permits and licenses for the management of wildlife; requiring the commission to conduct a study; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 307–Assemblymen Humke, Spitler, Manendo, Bennett, Allard, Carpenter, Sandoval, Nolan, Goldwater, Monaghan, Chowning, Anderson, Giunchigliani, Schneider, Price, Krenzer, Perkins, Stroth, Tiffany, Marvel, Fettic, Ohrenschall, Neighbors, Hettrick and Lambert.  Approved July 6, 1995

2584

674

AN ACT making a contingent appropriation to Clark County for improvements to the fairgrounds for the Clark County fair; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 406–Assemblymen Allard, Nolan, Bennett, Manendo, Steel, Anderson, Sandoval, Carpenter, Ohrenschall, Segerblom, Giunchigliani, Ernaut, Marvel, Arberry, Tiffany, Evans, Price, Hettrick, Perkins, Close, Chowning, Harrington, Spitler and Fettic.  Approved July 6, 1995

2588

675

AN ACT making an appropriation to the department of transportation for the construction of a highway between the Patrick interchange of Interstate Highway No. 80 and Storey County; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 270–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 6, 1995

2588

676

AN ACT making a contingent appropriation to the Tricounty Railway Commission of Carson City and Lyon and Storey counties for restoration of the railroad line from Virginia City to Carson City; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 113–Assemblymen Dini, Fettic, Hettrick and Ernaut.  Approved July 6, 1995

2589

677

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Lincoln County school district for increased costs of construction of the elementary school in Alamo; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 274–Senator McGinness.  Approved July 6, 1995

2590

678

AN ACT making an appropriation to the City of Las Vegas for the California-Nevada Super Speed Ground Transportation Commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 351–Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved July 6, 1995

2590

679

AN ACT relating to prisons; specifying the manner for transporting prisoners to court; revising the provisions governing the deduction from an offender’s wages for deposit in the fund for new construction of facilities for prison industries; providing that interest and income on accounts of offenders in the prisoners’ personal property fund must be deposited in the offenders’ store fund; authorizing the director to make certain deductions from the account of an offender and from wages earned by an offender and providing the priority in which such deductions must be made; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 392–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 6, 1995

2591

680

AN ACT relating to credit; adopting separate provisions to govern credit cards issued by financial institutions or their agents; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 516–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 6, 1995

2597

681

AN ACT relating to manufactured homes; expanding the definition of “manufactured home” to include any structure built in compliance with chapter 461 of NRS for the purposes of various provisions of the Nevada Revised Statutes and as used in the Sales and Use Tax Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 490–Senator Augustine (by request).  Approved July 6, 1995

2601

682

AN ACT relating to tobacco; requiring the attorney general to inspect for and enforce compliance with laws pertaining to the sale of tobacco and to report upon those inspections; prohibiting local governmental bodies from adopting restrictions regarding tobacco; revising provisions governing various crimes related to tobacco; prohibiting the sale of nontobacco products in a coin-operated vending machine containing cigarettes; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 622–Assemblyman Dini (by request).  Approved July 6, 1995

2602

683

AN ACT relating to tobacco; making an appropriation to the office of the attorney general for the enforcement of certain provisions governing crimes related to tobacco; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 637–Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved July 6, 1995

2605

684

AN ACT relating to transportation; limiting the regulation of motor carriers and brokers by this state to matters not preempted by federal law; specifying certain matters concerning household goods; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 442–Committee on Transportation.  Approved July 6, 1995

2606

685

AN ACT relating to elections; creating a presidential preference primary election; requiring that the election be conducted by mail; establishing procedures for the selection of candidates for nomination for President of the United States; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 695–Committee on Elections and Procedures.  Approved July 6, 1995

2622

686

AN ACT relating to civil actions; revising the immunity from liability for civil damages provided for certain persons who provide emergency obstetrical care; providing such immunity to certain persons who provide medical care to indigent persons; revising the provisions governing the reduction and payment of an award for damages in certain actions for medical malpractice; requiring the interim finance committee to conduct a study of claims for medical malpractice filed during a certain period; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 520–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 6, 1995

2641

687

AN ACT relating to public works projects; exempting certain such projects constructed by a private developer from certain provisions governing local government purchasing and public works; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 543–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 6, 1995

2648

688

AN ACT relating to water; empowering the boards of county commissioners of certain counties to plan for and manage the supply and quality of water, the collection and treatment of sewage, and the drainage and alleviation of excessive surface water; creating a planning commission for these purposes; repealing the regional water planning and advisory board of Washoe County and all amendments thereto; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 489–Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved July 6, 1995

2648

689

AN ACT relating to taxation; clarifying the legislative intent concerning the application of sales tax to food for immediate consumption; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 170–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 6, 1995

2665

690

AN ACT relating to civil actions; limiting by statute the civil liability of a person who sells or serves alcoholic beverages; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 498–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 6, 1995

2667

691

AN ACT relating to civil actions; revising provisions governing civil liability of employers; revising provisions governing civil liability of keepers of specified accommodations for the public; revising provisions relating to punitive damages; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 474–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 6, 1995

2667

692

AN ACT relating to the state budget; providing for the creation of one or more legislative committees for the fundamental review of the base budgets of state agencies; providing the duties and powers of such a committee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 194–Assemblymen Ernaut, Hettrick, Dini, Sandoval, Schneider, Stroth, Nolan, Harrington, Allard, Marvel, Arberry, Giunchigliani, Spitler, Brower, Tiffany, Neighbors, Carpenter, Segerblom, Braunlin, Steel and Price.  Approved July 6, 1995

2672

693

AN ACT relating to insurance; revising provisions governing the payment by brokers of taxes and penalties; establishing requirements regarding the marketing, coverage and renewal of certain contracts of health insurance for small employers; authorizing the formation of voluntary groups to purchase certain contracts of health insurance; extending the time by which certain insurers must file certain financial information with the commissioner of insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 538–Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved July 7, 1995

2676

694

AN ACT relating to governmental financial administration; creating the trust fund for the support of the division of museums and history of the department of museums, library and arts; revising the provisions governing the program to subsidize malpractice insurance premiums for providers of prenatal care in areas of the state that lack services for prenatal care; requiring the state engineer to implement a program to map water rights statewide on a geographic information system; directing the state librarian to establish a pilot project in smaller counties to provide grants of money to certain public libraries for the purchase of books and library materials; directing the department of transportation to construct or cause to be constructed a wall to function as a sound barrier alongside a certain portion of U.S. Highway No. 95 in Las Vegas; making various appropriations from the state general fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 579–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 7, 1995

2684

695

AN ACT relating to impact fees; revising the period for filing certain reports concerning the capital improvement plans of local governments; revising the period for giving notice of public hearings concerning matters relating to the development and adoption of such plans; revising the provisions relating to the exemption of a school district from the payment of impact fees; providing for the reimbursement of school districts for the construction of certain off-site facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 47–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 7, 1995

2689

696

AN ACT relating to crimes; eliminating certain crimes related to authorizations to purchase food stamps or otherwise receive benefits under the Food Stamp Act of 1977; requiring the cumulation or mitigation of offenses under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 132–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 7, 1995

2692

697

AN ACT relating to housing authorities; requiring that one commissioner represent tenants of the projects of the authority; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 204–Assemblymen Williams, Price, Arberry, Krenzer, Buckley, Anderson, Segerblom, Ernaut, Goldwater, Harrington, Schneider and Manendo.  Approved July 7, 1995

2693

698

AN ACT relating to insurance fraud; providing for certain expenditures from the special investigative account; revising the provisions relating to the confidentiality of records or information related to an investigation or examination by the commissioner; establishing the crime of insurance fraud; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 331–Assemblymen Dini and Spitler.  Approved July 7, 1995

2697

699

AN ACT relating to Asian-American communities; authorizing certain counties to create a commission to study Asian-American communities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 525–Assemblymen Segerblom, Chowning, Giunchigliani, Ohrenschall, de Braga, Price, Bache, Nolan, Dini, Perkins, Krenzer, Goldwater, Arberry, Manendo, Schneider, Williams and Spitler.  Approved July 7, 1995

2700

700

AN ACT relating to intoxicating liquor; repealing certain requirements for obtaining and retaining an importer’s or wholesaler’s license; repealing certain provisions governing suppliers of certain intoxicating liquor who are required to hold a certificate of compliance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 527–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 7, 1995

2701

701

AN ACT making an appropriation to Churchill County School District for the Turnabout AmeriCorps Child Care Program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 458–Assemblymen de Braga, Carpenter, Segerblom, Fettic, Goldwater, Bennett, Ohrenschall, Freeman, Nolan, Krenzer and Chowning.  Approved July 7, 1995

2701

702

AN ACT relating to administrative regulations; creating the legislative committee to study state regulations which affect business and economic development and prescribing its duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 538–Assemblymen Humke, Schneider, Carpenter, Ohrenschall, Manendo, Monaghan, Steel, Stroth, Sandoval, Lambert, Fettic, Bennett, Nolan, Arberry, Braunlin, Ernaut, Chowning, Allard, Hettrick and Marvel.  Approved July 7, 1995

2702

703

AN ACT relating to crimes; expanding the aggravating circumstances for murder of the first degree to include crimes motivated by certain characteristics of the victim; enacting provisions governing civil liability for crimes motivated by certain characteristics of the victim; establishing a program for reporting crimes motivated by certain characteristics of the victim within the central repository for Nevada records of criminal history; providing an additional penalty for specified crimes motivated by certain characteristics of the victim; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 606–Assemblymen Evans, Giunchigliani, Buckley, Goldwater, Dini, de Braga, Neighbors, Carpenter, Segerblom, Schneider, Williams, Price, Perkins, Humke, Sandoval, Anderson, Ernaut, Arberry, Brower, Spitler, Batten, Tiffany, Stroth, Marvel, Ohrenschall, Bache, Freeman, Krenzer, Manendo, Steel, Fettic, Lambert and Braunlin.  Approved July 7, 1995

2704

704

AN ACT relating to the housing division of the department of business and industry; revising the provisions regarding the advisory committee on housing; requiring the division to maintain its principal office in Las Vegas, Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 655–Committee on Commerce.  Approved July 7, 1995

2707

705

AN ACT relating to taxation; providing an exemption from the property tax for tangible personal property purchased by a business which will be consumed during the operation of the business; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Assembly Bill No. 671–Committee on Taxation.  Approved July 7, 1995

2709

706

AN ACT relating to education; revising certain provisions governing the suspension or expulsion of a pupil for the possession of a dangerous weapon or firearm; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 85–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved July 7, 1995

2710

707

AN ACT relating to education; requiring the state board of education to establish a program to teach the English language to certain pupils; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 88–Committee on Human Resources and Facilities.  Approved July 7, 1995

2711

708

AN ACT relating to expert witnesses; revising the provisions governing the use of an affidavit or declaration in lieu of the testimony of an expert witness as to the existence of alcohol or a controlled substance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 157–Committee on Judiciary.  Approved July 7, 1995

2712

709

AN ACT relating to the cost of litigation; authorizing courts to award as costs to the prevailing party the costs of certain computerized services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 171–Senator Rhoads.  Approved July 7, 1995

2715

710

AN ACT making appropriations to the University and Community College System of Nevada and to the department of education for the purchase of computers and related communications services to improve access to INTERNET, increase the use of interactive video and for the development and implementation of an automated statewide system of information concerning pupils; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 204–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 7, 1995

2716

711

AN ACT making appropriations to finance the state’s share of a business process re-engineering for certain divisions and departments; making an appropriation to the department of administration for a study on business process re-engineering; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 210–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 7, 1995

2719

712

AN ACT relating to health care; exempting a health maintenance organization that provides health care services to Medicaid recipients pursuant to a contract with the welfare division of the department of human resources from certain statutory requirements; making an appropriation to the welfare division for certain costs accrued before the commencement of the Nevada Medicaid managed care program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 214–Committee on Finance.  Approved July 7, 1995

2720

713