Statutes of the State of Nevada - Seventy-Fourth Session, 2007

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AN ACT making an appropriation to the Legislative Fund for the costs of the 74th Legislative Session; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 1—Senators Raggio and Titus.  Approved February 8, 2007

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AN ACT relating to business; prohibiting the Secretary of State from accepting for filing certain organizing documents of a business entity and amendments thereto that contain certain identifying terms relating to architecture, interior design or residential design in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 26—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved March 20, 2007

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AN ACT relating to collection agencies; revising the circumstances under which attorneys licensed in this State are excluded from the definition of a collection agency; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 47—Assemblyman Segerblom.  Approved March 23, 2007

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AN ACT making appropriations to the State Public Works Board to provide early funding for capital improvement projects at Ely State Prison and the Grant Sawyer Office Building; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 193—Committee on Finance.  Approved March 28, 2007

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Office of Health Administration of the Department of Health and Human Services to fund Poison Control Call Centers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 199—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 3, 2007

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AN ACT relating to traffic laws; requiring drivers to stop at any location for a school bus displaying a flashing red light signal; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 66—Assemblyman Goicoechea (by request).  Approved April 3, 2007

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AN ACT relating to public improvements; changing the date by which certain metropolitan police departments must annually submit a budget to the board of county commissioners for the operation of a system to provide a telephone number for use in an emergency; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 28—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved April 5, 2007

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AN ACT relating to court reporters; increasing the number of members of the Certified Court Reporters’ Board of Nevada and providing for the appointment of the additional members; revising provisions relating to a quorum of the Board; revising provisions governing qualification for a certified court reporter’s certificate; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 32—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 5, 2007

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AN ACT relating to days of observance; requiring the Governor to proclaim the third week in April as “Nevada Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Week”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 48—Assemblyman Manendo (by request).  Approved April 5, 2007

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AN ACT relating to agriculture; repealing the provision that establishes the manner of determining the county in which livestock or sheep are deemed to be located for the purposes of administering certain taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 47—Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved April 11, 2007

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AN ACT relating to mortgage agents; authorizing a natural person to be licensed as a mortgage agent on behalf of a corporation or limited-liability company under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 9—Assemblyman Parks.  Approved April 20, 2007

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AN ACT transferring certain money appropriated to the Interim Finance Committee to the Rehabilitation Division of the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 555—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 20, 2007

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AN ACT relating to capital improvement projects; revising a condition of the use of previously allocated money by the State Public Works Board; approving a change in scope to a capital improvement project; approving the use of the construction manager at risk management to expedite completion of the project; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 607—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved April 20, 2007

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AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; clarifying provisions concerning the authority to stay the execution of a judgment of death; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 192—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved April 25, 2007

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AN ACT relating to industrial programs for correctional institutions; authorizing the appointment of alternate members of the Committee on Industrial Programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 153—Assemblymen Marvel and Arberry.  Approved April 25, 2007

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AN ACT relating to education; revising the circumstances under which larger school districts may apply to the Superintendent of Public Instruction for an alternative school schedule; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 151—Committee on Human Resources and Education.  Approved May 7, 2007

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AN ACT relating to civil actions; revising certain provisions providing immunity from civil liability for certain medical facilities and certain medical professionals who render certain emergency care or assistance under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 4—Assemblyman Mabey.  Approved May 7, 2007

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AN ACT relating to privileged communications; expanding the confidentiality provisions pertaining to certain review committees to include certain committees of institutions of the Nevada System of Higher Education; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 18—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 7, 2007

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AN ACT relating to public utilities; authorizing the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada to assess administrative penalties in certain circumstances; requiring certain administrative fines assessed and collected by the Commission to be deposited in the State General Fund; authorizing the Commission to bring legal action in its own name to collect certain unpaid administrative fines; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 27—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 7, 2007

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AN ACT relating to administrative assessments; revising provisions governing the distribution of proceeds from certain administrative assessments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 30—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 7, 2007

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AN ACT relating to hearing aid specialists; reducing the period during which a license issued by the Board of Hearing Aid Specialists may be renewed without an examination; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 35—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 7, 2007

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AN ACT relating to certified court reporters; eliminating the requirement that a certified court reporter be appointed as a notary public to administer an oath or affirmation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 100—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 7, 2007

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AN ACT relating to personal identifying information; requiring solicitors to verify addresses on applications for credit when offering credit cards by mail; providing for a civil action for crimes involving the theft of personal identifying information; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 114—Assemblymen Pierce, Conklin, Parks, Allen, Anderson, Arberry, Atkinson, Bobzien, Buckley, Claborn, Denis, Gansert, Gerhardt, Hogan, Horne, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Leslie, Mabey, Manendo, Munford, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Segerblom, Smith, Stewart and Womack.  Approved May 7, 2007

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AN ACT relating to medical laboratories; exempting tests and examinations requested by a court pursuant to a program of treatment and rehabilitation from certain restrictions relating to tests and examinations conducted in medical laboratories; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 152—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 7, 2007

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AN ACT relating to anatomical gifts; revising the provisions governing the use of money in the Anatomical Gift Account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 75—Assemblywoman Gansert.  Approved May 7, 2007

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AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; revising provisions governing the right to bail or release before a conviction for driving a vehicle or operating a vessel under the influence of intoxicating liquor, a controlled substance or certain other substances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 8—Assemblyman Manendo.  Approved May 7, 2007

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AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; requiring the Department of Motor Vehicles to adopt varying dates of registration of vehicles registered by the Motor Carrier Division of the Department and certain heavier vehicles; providing for the payment of fees for registration in installments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 5—Assemblyman Hardy.  Approved May 7, 2007

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AN ACT relating to protective orders; revising the provisions governing additional penalties imposed for certain violations of orders for the protection of children; revising the jurisdiction of certain justice courts with respect to the issuance of orders for protection against domestic violence; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 34—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 8, 2007

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AN ACT relating to consumer reporting; prohibiting a credit reporting agency from charging certain elderly consumers a fee to release their consumer reports to specific persons or for specific periods or to place security freezes in or remove security freezes from their credit files; reducing the amount of fees that may be charged by credit reporting agencies to other consumers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 24—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 10, 2007

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AN ACT relating to unemployment compensation; revising provisions governing the appointment of and procedures relating to Appeal Tribunals for claims relating to unemployment compensation; providing for interlocal agreements to appoint Appeal Tribunals; revising provisions governing the charging of the records for experience ratings of former employers of a discharged employee; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 34—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 10, 2007

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AN ACT relating to prisons; revising the provisions relating to the assistant directors of the Department of Corrections; providing the manner in which the interest and income earned on money in the Prisoners’ Personal Property Fund is to be credited; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 37—Select Committee on Corrections, Parole, and Probation.  Approved May 10, 2007

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AN ACT relating to parole; revising certain provisions governing the forfeiture of credits earned to reduce the maximum term of imprisonment when a parolee violates a condition of his parole; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 38—Select Committee on Corrections, Parole, and Probation.  Approved May 10, 2007

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AN ACT relating to prisons; prohibiting a person from furnishing a portable telecommunications device to a prisoner; prohibiting a person from carrying a portable telecommunications device into an institution or a facility of the Department of Corrections; prohibiting a prisoner from possessing a portable telecommunications device; expanding the definition of “telecommunications device”; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 106—Select Committee on Corrections, Parole, and Probation.  Approved May 10, 2007

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AN ACT relating to gaming; revising the provisions governing the terms of office of members of the State Gaming Control Board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 179—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 10, 2007

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AN ACT relating to crimes; providing that murder committed in the perpetration or attempted perpetration of abuse of an older person or vulnerable person constitutes murder of the first degree; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 58—Assemblyman Oceguera.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to domestic violence; revising provisions for appointing members of the Committee on Domestic Violence; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 381—Assemblymen Kihuen, Parks, Koivisto, Allen, Bobzien, Buckley, Claborn, Conklin, Denis, Gerhardt, Horne, Leslie, Mabey, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Parnell, Pierce, Segerblom, Weber and Womack. Joint Sponsors: Senators Titus and Woodhouse.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to traffic laws; making various changes to procedures when a vehicle is involved in a traffic accident; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 71—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to license plates; revising the distribution of money relating to special license plates for the recognition of professional full-time salaried firefighters; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 264—Assemblymen Atkinson, Horne, Oceguera, Parks, Bobzien, Denis, Gerhardt, Goedhart, Kihuen, Manendo, Marvel, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Parnell, Pierce, Segerblom, Smith, Stewart and Womack.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to school districts; authorizing the board of trustees of a school district in certain counties to cause each meeting of the board to be televised; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 267—Assemblymen Segerblom, Koivisto, Buckley, Allen, Beers, Bobzien, Claborn, Denis, Gerhardt, Hogan, Horne, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Ohrenschall, Parks, Pierce and Womack. Joint Sponsors: Senators Horsford and Wiener.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to domestic violence; revising the list of acts that constitute domestic violence; authorizing a court to include certain protections for animals in an order for protection against domestic violence; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 282—Assemblymen Leslie, Anderson, Atkinson, Bobzien, Horne, Kirkpatrick, McClain, Ohrenschall, Pierce and Smith.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to insurance; exempting certain health insurers from provisions governing the denial of claims and the cancellation of or refusal to issue a policy or contract of health insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 286—Assemblywoman Leslie.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to communicable diseases; revising provisions governing the testing of certain governmental employees who may have been exposed to a contagious disease while performing their official duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 294—Assemblymen Denis, Hardy, Oceguera, Atkinson, Conklin, Gerhardt, Kihuen and Mabey. Joint Sponsor: Senator Heck.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to parental rights; providing for the restoration of parental rights in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 353—Assemblymen Gerhardt, Buckley, Leslie, Conklin, Arberry, Atkinson, Beers, Bobzien, Claborn, Denis, Goedhart, Goicoechea, Hogan, Kihuen, Koivisto, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parks, Pierce, Segerblom, Smith, Stewart and Womack.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to radar guns; revising certain requirements relating to the use of a radar gun; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 380—Assemblywoman Kirkpatrick (by request).  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to community land trusts; providing that a community land trust is exempt from prohibitions on the use of “trust” in its corporate name; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 423—Assemblywoman Leslie.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; prohibiting certain governmental officers from requesting or requiring a victim of an alleged sexual offense to submit to a polygraphic or similar examination as a condition of investigating the offense; requiring judicial notification to persons convicted of a misdemeanor or felony that constitutes domestic violence that certain acts by such persons concerning a firearm or ammunition may be a felony under federal or state law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 482—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to statutes; ratifying the correction of certain clerical errors and the resolution of certain statutory conflicts in legislative enactments from previous sessions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 534—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the State Distributive School Account for unanticipated expenses for Fiscal Year 2006-2007 for providing health care subsidies to retired school district employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 541—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to constables; authorizing constables to collect fees for removing or causing the removal of abandoned vehicles from public property; making various other changes to provisions governing the removal and disposition of abandoned vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 552—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to real property; establishing requirements concerning agreements between debtors and third parties for assistance in the recovery of certain proceeds of a foreclosure sale; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 560—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to indigent persons; repealing an obsolete statute relating to county workhouses for indigent persons and homes for the aged; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 575—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to gaming; providing for continued operation of the Nevada Gaming Commission and the State Gaming Control Board during a budgetary or other fiscal crisis; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 589—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to juvenile justice; authorizing a juvenile court to order a delinquent child who is at least 18 years of age but less than 21 years of age and who violates his parole to be placed in a county jail in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 32—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to juvenile sex offenders; requiring the parent of a child who is the victim of a sexual offense to give written consent before the name of the child may be included in a notice provided to a school; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 57—Senator Wiener.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to financial administration; enacting the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act; repealing the Uniform Management-of-Institutional-Funds Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 70—Senators Care and Amodei.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to support; amending the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 77—Senators Care and Amodei. Joint Sponsor: Assemblyman Horne.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to records; adopting the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act; requiring the Secretary of State to adopt certain regulations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 88—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 14, 2007

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AN ACT relating to the City of Carlin; providing for the general municipal election to be held on the date for the state general election; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 121—Senator Rhoads.  Approved May 17, 2007

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AN ACT relating to the City of Wells; providing for the general municipal election to be held on the date for the state general election; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 122—Senator Rhoads.  Approved May 17, 2007

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AN ACT relating to judgments; enacting the Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 177—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 2007

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AN ACT relating to services to aging persons; expanding the jurisdiction of advocates for residents of facilities for long-term care to include homes for individual residential care; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 150—Committee on Human Resources and Education.  Approved May 17, 2007

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AN ACT relating to juries; prohibiting employers from requiring employees to use certain leave for jury duty; prohibiting employers from requiring employees who are summoned to appear for jury duty to work certain hours; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 208—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 17, 2007

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AN ACT relating to public welfare; revising various reporting requirements regarding programs and services for persons with disabilities; transferring to the Office of Disability Services within the Department of Health and Human Services the duty to maintain and make available a list of certain interpreters; revising provisions governing personal assistance for persons with severe functional disabilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 220—Committee on Human Resources and Education.  Approved May 17, 2007

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AN ACT relating to juvenile justice; revising the provision concerning mandatory detention of a child who commits a battery that constitutes domestic violence; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 294—Senator Amodei.  Approved May 17, 2007

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AN ACT relating to interpreters; requiring the Office of Disability Services of the Department of Health and Human Services to regulate the practice of interpreting and the practice of realtime captioning; changing the name and membership of the Advisory Committee on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons; revising the provisions governing the appointment of an interpreter by a court, magistrate or other person presiding over a judicial or other proceeding; requiring that the surcharge imposed on certain telephone services be sufficient to cover certain costs of the Office to regulate the practice of interpreting and the practice of realtime captioning; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 473—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 17, 2007

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AN ACT relating to crimes; specifying that the crime of luring a child includes luring a person believed to be a child; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 72—Assemblymen Gansert, Allen, Carpenter, Cobb, Conklin, Gerhardt, Goedhart, Horne, Mabey, Manendo, Mortenson, Oceguera, Ohrenschall and Segerblom.  Approved May 18, 2007

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AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; revising provisions for determining whether a defendant is competent to stand trial or be punished for a criminal offense; requiring all other departments of the court which has suspended a trial to determine competency of a defendant to suspend any other proceedings related to the defendant; reducing the time by which a court must determine competency when a trial is not requested; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 77—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 18, 2007

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AN ACT relating to divorce; providing that the parents, guardians, siblings and witnesses of parties to an action for divorce must not be excluded from observing the proceedings under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 117—Assemblyman Carpenter.  Approved May 18, 2007

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AN ACT relating to education; revising the requirements relating to emergency drills for pupils in private elementary and secondary educational institutions; revising provisions relating to the inspection of such institutions; revising the provision governing the fees relating to such institutions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 250—Committee on Education.  Approved May 18, 2007

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AN ACT relating to children; authorizing an agency which provides child welfare services to release to certain governmental agencies certain information concerning missing children who are in protective custody or with whom the agency has had contact; requiring an agency which provides child welfare services to release, upon request, certain information relating to a case of abuse or neglect which results in a fatality or near fatality; requires the Legislative Auditor to receive and review certain information concerning certain children who suffer a fatality or near fatality; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 261—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved May 18, 2007

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AN ACT relating to crimes; providing for the criminal and civil forfeiture of property and proceeds attributable to technological crimes; making certain changes to the membership and duties of the Advisory Board for the Nevada Task Force for Technological Crime; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 306—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 18, 2007

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AN ACT relating to crimes; prohibiting the use of certain lasers and other light sources to interfere with the operation of an aircraft; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 307—Assemblymen Claborn, Anderson, Koivisto, Arberry, Buckley, Conklin, Goedhart, Hogan, Horne, Kihuen, Leslie, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Smith and Stewart. Joint Sponsors: Senators Beers, Hardy, Horsford, McGinness, Rhoads, Schneider, Titus, Wiener and Woodhouse.  Approved May 18, 2007

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AN ACT relating to juries; revising the provisions pertaining to travel costs that jurors are entitled to receive; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 20—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 18, 2007

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AN ACT relating to elections; changing the period for the filing of declarations, acceptances and certificates of candidacy for certain judicial offices; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 505—Committee on Elections, Procedures, Ethics, and Constitutional Amendments.  Approved May 18, 2007

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75

AN ACT relating to public administration; reducing the number of times the Advisory Council of the Division of Industrial Relations of the Department of Business and Industry is required to meet annually; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 28—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 18, 2007

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AN ACT relating to state property; authorizing the State Land Registrar to transfer certain real property owned by the State of Nevada to Washoe County and the Sierra Fire Protection District; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 22—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 21, 2007

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AN ACT relating to local facilities for detention; revising the provisions governing the early release of prisoners from county or city jails to relieve overcrowding; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 30—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 21, 2007

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AN ACT relating to automotive repairs; requiring a garage or body shop to repair a motor vehicle in accordance with the specifications of the manufacturer of the motor vehicle and the written estimate or statement of the cost of repairs most recently agreed upon by the garage or body shop and the person authorizing the repairs; requiring a body shop to comply with certain other requirements relating to the repair of a motor vehicle; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 2—Assemblyman Anderson.  Approved May 21, 2007

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AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; requiring the owner of a motor vehicle that has been declared a total loss to forward the endorsed certificate of title to the insurance company within 30 days after accepting a settlement; requiring the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue a salvage title or nonrepairable vehicle certificate to an insurance company for a salvage vehicle in the absence of an endorsed certificate of title under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 266—Assemblymen Atkinson, Parks, Anderson, Bobzien, Buckley, Denis, Gerhardt, Goedhart, Goicoechea, Horne, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Manendo, Marvel, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Oceguera, Pierce, Segerblom, Settelmeyer, Smith, Stewart and Womack.  Approved May 21, 2007

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AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; revising the definition of “special mobile equipment”; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 39—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 21, 2007

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81

AN ACT relating to abduction of children; enacting the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 15—Assemblyman Horne.  Approved May 21, 2007

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82

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; authorizing the State Board of Examiners to delegate to its Clerk the authority to designate certain debts owed to the State as bad debts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 16—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 21, 2007

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AN ACT relating to public utilities; requiring certain public utilities in larger counties to provide a list of customers for use in the selection of jurors; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 43—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 21, 2007

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84

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; requiring the Department of Transportation to erect advisory signs designating the lanes in which certain larger vehicles should travel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 118—Assemblymen Denis, Conklin, Anderson, Claborn, Hardy, Horne, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Manendo, Mortenson, Pierce, Segerblom, Smith and Womack. Joint Sponsors: Senators Beers and Hardy.  Approved May 21, 2007

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85

AN ACT relating to the Stagecoach General Improvement District; authorizing the District to furnish sanitary facilities for sewerage; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 135—Assemblyman Grady. Joint Sponsors: Senators Amodei and McGinness.  Approved May 21, 2007

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AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration, to fund leased office space and tenant office improvements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 198—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 21, 2007

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87

AN ACT relating to the Secretary of State; revising certain duties of the Secretary of State; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 220—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 21, 2007

243

 

 

 

88

AN ACT relating to license plates; requiring the Commission on Special License Plates to study the feasibility of the design, preparation and issuance of certain special license plates for use on motorcycles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 278—Assemblymen Kihuen, Anderson, Koivisto, Manendo, Segerblom, Bobzien, Claborn, Denis, Gerhardt, Goedhart, Goicoechea, Grady, Hogan, Kirkpatrick, Marvel, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Ohrenschall, Pierce, Smith, Stewart and Weber.  Approved May 21, 2007

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AN ACT relating to youth shelters; revising the definition of “runaway and homeless youth” for consistency with the federal definition for purposes of provisions which authorize counties to designate approved youth shelters; revising the requirements for designation of a youth shelter as an approved youth shelter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 299—Assemblymen Conklin, Horne, Oceguera, Gerhardt, Allen and Parks.  Approved May 21, 2007

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AN ACT relating to insurance; requiring insurers to provide notice to policyholders or prospective policyholders, and their primary care physicians, of potentially serious medical conditions detected during required medical examinations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 303—Assemblymen Stewart, Hardy, Mabey, Beers, Gansert, Goedhart, Goicoechea, Manendo, Munford, Segerblom, Settelmeyer and Weber.  Approved May 21, 2007

248

 

 

 

91

AN ACT relating to financial transactions; requiring the Commissioner of Financial Institutions, with the cooperation of the Commissioner of Mortgage Lending, to adopt regulations concerning nontraditional mortgage loans and lending practices of certain persons and financial institutions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 329—Assemblymen Parks, Parnell, Hardy, Buckley, Leslie, Anderson, Atkinson, Bobzien, Carpenter, Claborn, Cobb, Conklin, Denis, Gansert, Gerhardt, Goedhart, Goicoechea, Grady, Hogan, Horne, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Pierce, Segerblom, Smith, Stewart and Womack. Joint Sponsor: Senator Care.  Approved May 21, 2007

250

 

 

 

92

AN ACT relating to the Elko Convention and Visitors Authority; revising the boundaries and composition of the Authority; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 348—Assemblyman Carpenter.  Approved May 21, 2007

251

 

 

 

93

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Services for expansion of mental health services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 504—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 21, 2007

255

 

 

 

94

AN ACT relating to children; requiring a person to meet with the enforcing authority before a hearing is held relating to the enforcement of an order of support for a child or relating to paternity; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 520—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 21, 2007

255

 

 

 

95

AN ACT relating to child support; requiring the District Attorney of Clark County and the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services of the Department of Health and Human Services to report to the 75th Session of the Nevada Legislature regarding the status of certain recommendations concerning child support enforcement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 536—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 21, 2007

265

 

 

 

96

AN ACT making supplemental appropriations to the State Department of Agriculture; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 548—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 21, 2007

267

 

 

 

97

AN ACT making supplemental appropriations to the Supreme Court of Nevada for judicial selection and unforeseen expenditures; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 556—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 21, 2007

268

 

 

 

98

AN ACT relating to care facilities; requiring child care facilities and facilities for the care of adults during the day to maintain and provide certain information to the parents, guardians or legal representatives of persons cared for in those facilities; requiring licensing authorities to provide summaries and reports to the facilities of certain complaints against the facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 283—Assemblymen Settelmeyer, Beers, Christensen, Cobb, Hardy, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto and Stewart.  Approved May 21, 2007

268

 

 

 

99

AN ACT making an appropriation to the State Public Works Board to design housing units at institutions within the Department of Corrections; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 190—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 21, 2007

272

 

 

 

100

AN ACT relating to osteopathic physicians; providing that the provisions related to obtaining the informed consent of patients apply to osteopathic physicians; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 9—Senator Heck.  Approved May 22, 2007

273

 

 

 

101

AN ACT relating to records of criminal history; requiring an agency of criminal justice to disseminate records of criminal history to the Aging Services Division of the Department of Health and Human Services; requiring a law enforcement agency to provide to the Aging Services Division information relating to persons suspected of a crime against an older person; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 31—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 22, 2007

274

 

 

 

102

AN ACT relating to property; enacting the Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act (1999); and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 44—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 22, 2007

277

 

 

 

103

AN ACT relating to trusts; enacting the Uniform Custodial Trust Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 46—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 22, 2007

284

 

 

 

104

AN ACT relating to counties; revising the area in certain counties within which the provisions of the building code of a city may supersede the provisions of the building code of the county in which the city is located; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 56—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 22, 2007

295

 

 

 

105

AN ACT relating to emergency management; requiring state and local plans for emergency management to address the needs of persons with pets or service animals during and after an emergency or disaster; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 81—Senators Titus, Townsend and Wiener.  Approved May 22, 2007

296

 

 

 

106

AN ACT relating to real property; enacting the Uniform Assignment of Rents Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 168—Senator Care.  Approved May 22, 2007

297

 

 

 

107

AN ACT relating to gift certificates; prohibiting an issuer from charging a service fee on the basis of inactivity if the inactivity is for less than 3 continuous years; requiring a certain portion of the unused value of certain gift certificates to escheat to the State; providing for the use of the proceeds from abandoned gift certificates for educational purposes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 279—Assemblymen Kihuen, Parks, Anderson, Arberry, Atkinson, Beers, Bobzien, Buckley, Claborn, Cobb, Conklin, Denis, Gerhardt, Hogan, Horne, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Pierce, Segerblom, Smith and Womack. Joint Sponsors: Senators Carlton, Care, Titus, Horsford, Lee and Woodhouse.  Approved May 23, 2007

307

 

 

 

108

AN ACT relating to education; requiring a school district to maintain an employee in his position of employment rather than suspend his employment for failure to maintain a valid license if the lapse of the employee’s license occurs during a time that school is in session; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 432—Assemblymen Kihuen, Segerblom, Anderson, Bobzien, Buckley, Conklin, Denis, Gerhardt, Horne, Koivisto, Manendo, Mortenson, Munford, Ohrenschall, Parks, Pierce and Womack. Joint Sponsor: Senator Wiener.  Approved May 23, 2007

311

 

 

 

109

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; increasing the number of sets of special license plates that may be issued to certain qualified veterans of service in the Armed Forces of the United States; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 17—Senators Wiener and Care.  Approved May 23, 2007

314

 

 

 

110

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; prescribing the maximum length of a driveaway saddle mount with a full mount vehicle transporter combination; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 39—Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.  Approved May 23, 2007

316

 

 

 

111

AN ACT relating to the control of air pollution; authorizing the school district in certain counties to expend the proceeds collected from certain administrative penalties only in accordance with a spending plan approved by a local air pollution control board; requiring a local air pollution control board to approve such a plan under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 60—Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 23, 2007

319

 

 

 

112

AN ACT relating to motor vehicle registration; authorizing the Director of the Department of Motor Vehicles to determine the combinations of letters and numbers to be used on license plates; allowing for the use of an affidavit of nonoperation for newly purchased vehicles which have not been used on the highways; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 175—Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.  Approved May 23, 2007

322

 

 

 

113

AN ACT relating to elections; requiring that a person signing a petition for an initiative or a referendum print his given name followed by his surname on the petition before his signature; revising the time for submitting certain documents circulated with certain petitions; revising the time for performing certain actions concerning an initiative or referendum; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 230—Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections.  Approved May 23, 2007

325

 

 

 

114

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Legislative Fund for the costs of the 74th Legislative Session; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 559—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 23, 2007

330

 

 

 

115

AN ACT relating to eminent domain; prohibiting the use of eminent domain to acquire property for the purpose of transferring an interest in the property to a private person or entity except in certain circumstances; making various other changes relating to eminent domain; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 102—Assemblymen Horne, Munford, Conklin, Parks, Buckley, Allen, Anderson, Arberry, Atkinson, Carpenter, Christensen, Claborn, Denis, Gansert, Gerhardt, Hardy, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Leslie, Mabey, Manendo, Marvel, McClain, Mortenson, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Pierce, Segerblom, Settelmeyer, Smith, Stewart and Womack. Joint Sponsors: Senators Care, Wiener, Horsford, Carlton, Hardy, Amodei, Beers, Lee, Titus and Woodhouse.  Approved May 23, 2007

330

 

 

 

116

AN ACT relating to land use planning; requiring that certain land use plans and regulations take into account military installations; requiring that notice of certain land use hearings be given to the commander of a military installation in certain circumstances; authorizing the military to appeal certain land use decisions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 269—Senators McGinness, Hardy and Lee. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Christensen, Hardy, Goicoechea and Grady.  Approved May 23, 2007

339

 

 

 

117

AN ACT relating to counties; authorizing a board of county commissioners to enter into contracts or other agreements to provide the residents of the county with discounts on prescription drugs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 6—Assemblyman Hardy.  Approved May 25, 2007

355

 

 

 

118

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; revising provisions governing the stopping, standing or parking of a vehicle near a crosswalk; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 57—Assemblyman Manendo.  Approved May 25, 2007

356

 

 

 

119

AN ACT relating to firearms; excluding from the powers granted to certain state officers during an emergency or a disaster the authority to take certain actions concerning firearms; authorizing civil suits against the State of Nevada, its political subdivisions and their officers and employees for the wrongful confiscation of a firearm during an emergency or a disaster; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 95—Assemblymen Weber, Allen, Mabey, Anderson, Atkinson, Beers, Bobzien, Carpenter, Christensen, Claborn, Cobb, Conklin, Denis, Gansert, Goedhart, Goicoechea, Horne, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Manendo, Marvel, McClain, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parks, Parnell, Settelmeyer, Smith, Stewart and Womack.  Approved May 25, 2007

357

 

 

 

120

AN ACT relating to education; requiring reports of accountability information for public schools to include certain information regarding pupils enrolled in career and technical education; revising provisions governing the acquisition of joint facilities and projects by school districts for the purpose of providing career and technical education; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 131—Committee on Education.  Approved May 25, 2007

360

 

 

 

121

AN ACT relating to motor carriers; exempting the transportation of persons or property in connection with the operation of certain private schools or related school activities from certain provisions governing motor carriers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 154—Committee on Transportation.  Approved May 25, 2007

377

 

 

 

122

AN ACT relating to the State Environmental Commission; revising the membership of the Commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 217—Assemblymen Bobzien, Buckley, Leslie, Smith, Horne, Anderson, Claborn, Conklin, Denis, Gerhardt, Goicoechea, Hardy, Hogan, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Manendo, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Pierce, Segerblom, Settelmeyer, Stewart and Womack. Joint Sponsor: Senator Titus.  Approved May 25, 2007

379

 

 

 

123

AN ACT relating to manufactured housing; exempting specialty servicemen from the requirement of taking an examination for licensure in certain circumstances; requiring a provider of services to enter into written contracts for any work he provides with each person who is pertinent to the sale, installation and occupancy of a manufactured home; requiring the Manufactured Housing Division of the Department of Business and Industry to adopt national standards and codes for the construction of factory-built housing, manufactured buildings and modular components; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 224—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 25, 2007

380

 

 

 

124

AN ACT relating to mental health; increasing the number of members of the Commission on Mental Health and Developmental Services; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 233—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 25, 2007

386

 

 

 

125

AN ACT relating to taxation; allowing the Department of Taxation to refrain from taking any action to collect unpaid sales and use taxes due from a person if the cost of that action would exceed the total amount due; revising the provisions governing the reporting and payment period for those taxes and the maximum amount which may be required as security for the payment of those taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 236—Assemblymen Settelmeyer, Mabey, Allen, Gansert, Cobb, Beers, Carpenter, Christensen, Goedhart, Goicoechea, Grady, Hardy, Marvel, Stewart and Weber. Joint Sponsors: Senators Washington, Hardy, Townsend, Amodei, Beers, Cegavske, Heck, McGinness, Nolan, Raggio and Rhoads.  Approved May 25, 2007

388

 

 

 

126

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; revising certain deadlines relating to claims against a subsequent injury account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 20—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 25, 2007

392

 

 

 

127

AN ACT relating to crimes; providing that certain witnesses may testify by simultaneous audiovisual transmission in certain circumstances; providing that certain affidavits and declarations are admissible in certain criminal proceedings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 35—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 25, 2007

395

 

 

 

128

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; requiring an insurer or third-party administrator who pays workers’ compensation to an employee or a dependent of an employee to deposit the compensation directly into the account of the employee or dependent under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 100—Senator Carlton.  Approved May 25, 2007

399

 

 

 

129

AN ACT relating to dead human bodies; clarifying that the Nevada State Funeral Board may take disciplinary action for certain violations relating to dead human bodies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 227—Senator Heck (by request).  Approved May 25, 2007

402

 

 

 

130

AN ACT relating to credit cards; prohibiting an issuer of a credit card from increasing the interest rate charged to the cardholder based upon a late payment by the cardholder to another creditor; providing that an issuer of a credit card may not prohibit a merchant from offering certain discounts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 302—Senator Titus.  Approved May 25, 2007

403

 

 

 

131

AN ACT relating to watercraft; prohibiting the operation of a motorboat that is equipped with an engine cut-off switch in excess of a certain rate of speed if the engine cut-off switch or engine cut-off switch link is missing, disconnected or not operating properly; prohibiting the operation of such a motorboat in excess of a certain rate of speed unless the engine cut-off switch link is attached to the body, clothing or personal flotation device of the operator; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 306—Senator Washington (by request).  Approved May 25, 2007

404

 

 

 

132

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; revising provisions concerning the survey of labor rates charged by body shops; requiring the Department of Motor Vehicles to allow on-line verification of a license of a body shop; requiring an operator of a body shop to complete the survey as a condition for renewal of his license; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 181—Assemblyman Manendo (by request).  Approved May 28, 2007

406

 

 

 

133

AN ACT relating to trusts; revising certain provisions of the Uniform Principal and Income Act (1997) governing the allocation of distributions from certain entities to principal and income; revising certain provisions governing disbursements made from principal and income; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 148—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 28, 2007

409

 

 

 

134

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Office of the Attorney General to replenish the balance in the tort claim fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 345—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 28, 2007

412

 

 

 

135

AN ACT relating to energy; providing that certain geothermal energy systems that reduce the consumption of electricity or any fossil fuel are energy efficiency measures for purposes of complying with the portfolio standards that are established by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada for certain providers of electric service; revising the applicability of the portfolio standards with respect to certain providers of new electric resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 1—Assemblyman Marvel.  Approved May 29, 2007

413

 

 

 

136

AN ACT relating to juries; exempting certain persons from jury service; providing that certain primary caregivers may be temporarily excused from jury service; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 49—Assemblymen Conklin, Gerhardt and Denis.  Approved May 29, 2007

416

 

 

 

137

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for a portion of the money in the Account for License Plates for the Support of the Education of Children in the Arts to be distributed to VSA arts of Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 76—Assemblywomen Gansert and Leslie.  Approved May 29, 2007

417

 

 

 

138

AN ACT relating to impact fees; expanding the purposes for which certain impact fees may be used; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 138—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 29, 2007

418

 

 

 

139

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; revising the provisions pertaining to the exoneration of a surety; revising the provisions relating to the submission by district attorneys of annual reports concerning certain criminal cases; repealing the requirement that reports concerning certain criminal cases be submitted to the Director of the Legislative Counsel Bureau; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 190—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 29, 2007

420

 

 

 

140

AN ACT relating to peace officers; prohibiting the suspension without pay of a peace officer in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 298—Assemblymen Ohrenschall, Horne, Claborn, Smith, Conklin, Denis, Gerhardt, Kihuen, Koivisto, Manendo, Munford and Segerblom (by request).  Approved May 29, 2007

422

 

 

 

141

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; prohibiting certain fees from being charged for the storage of a motor vehicle in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 311—Assemblymen Hardy, Gansert, Beers, Parks, Cobb, Denis, Goedhart, Mabey, Marvel, McClain, Settelmeyer, Stewart and Weber. Joint Sponsors: Senators Care and Heck.  Approved May 29, 2007

423

 

 

 

142

AN ACT relating to education; requiring the Department of Education to establish a procedure for the notification, tracking and monitoring of the status of criminal cases involving licensed teachers and other licensed educational personnel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 313—Assemblyman Oceguera.  Approved May 29, 2007

425

 

 

 

143

AN ACT relating to crimes; prohibiting a person from intentionally making certain false or misleading statements to activate the Statewide Alert System for the Safe Return of Abducted Children; revising the membership of the Committee for the Statewide Alert System; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 344—Assemblyman Oceguera.  Approved May 29, 2007

428

 

 

 

144

AN ACT relating to cooperative agreements; revising provisions relating to certain cooperative agreements entered into by housing authorities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 350—Assemblywoman Smith. Joint Sponsor: Senator Mathews.  Approved May 29, 2007

430

 

 

 

145

AN ACT relating to local governmental finances; authorizing the financing of projects by a local government through the issuance of commercial paper; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 415—Assemblymen Hardy, Beers, Marvel, Settelmeyer and Stewart.  Approved May 29, 2007

432

 

 

 

146

AN ACT relating to business entities; adopting the Uniform Limited Partnership Act (2001) and providing for its applicability on a voluntary basis; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 72—Senators Care and Amodei.  Approved May 29, 2007

436

 

 

 

147

AN ACT relating to public utilities; revising provisions governing the issuance of certificates of public convenience and necessity for utilities that furnish water or provide sewage disposal services; requiring submission of plans to meet demands for water and sewage disposal services; increasing the threshold annual revenue level at which water supply or sewage disposal utilities are subject to the jurisdiction of the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada; requiring certain water supply or sewage disposal utilities to file a general rate application with the Commission according to a specified schedule; requiring water supply utilities to provide for the maintenance of certain fire hydrants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 86—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 2007

488

 

 

 

148

AN ACT relating to local governmental purchasing; increasing the monetary thresholds at which local governmental purchasing contracts must be advertised or put out to bid; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 137—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 29, 2007

496

 

 

 

149

AN ACT relating to governmental administration; revising requirements pertaining to certain cooperative or interlocal agreements between public agencies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 139—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 29, 2007

497

 

 

 

150

AN ACT relating to the Public Employees’ Retirement System; revising certain provisions governing administrative positions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 183—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 29, 2007

500

 

 

 

151

AN ACT relating to education; providing for the issuance and renewal of a special qualifications license to an applicant who satisfies certain certification, examination and other requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 264—Senators Cegavske, Beers, Care, Hardy, Heck, Horsford, Lee, McGinness, Nolan, Raggio, Rhoads and Washington.  Approved May 29, 2007

501

 

 

 

152

AN ACT relating to dentistry; providing for the issuance of subpoenas by the Executive Director of the Board of Dental Examiners of Nevada under certain circumstances; revising the requirements for the issuance of a permanent license for an applicant who holds a temporary license; eliminating the requirement that the Board meet at least annually to examine applicants for licenses; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 265—Senator Carlton (by request).  Approved May 29, 2007

505

 

 

 

153

AN ACT making supplemental appropriations to the Department of Corrections for increased costs at various facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 282—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 29, 2007

510

 

 

 

154

AN ACT relating to correctional institutions; changing the name of the Southern Nevada Women’s Correctional Facility; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 330—Senators Coffin, Beers, Care, Cegavske, Hardy, Horsford, Lee, Mathews, Nolan, Rhoads, Schneider, Titus, Wiener and Woodhouse.  Approved May 29, 2007

512

 

 

 

155

AN ACT making supplemental appropriations to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to fund fire suppression and to pay utility costs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 336—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 29, 2007

535

 

 

 

156

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of the Department of Health and Human Services for the Family Preservation Program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 337—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 29, 2007

536

 

 

 

157

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Aging Services Division of the Department of Health and Human Services for relocation expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 338—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 29, 2007

537

 

 

 

158

AN ACT relating to county recorders; authorizing a county recorder to conform the size of a declaration of homestead that does not meet certain formatting requirements for recording; revising provisions governing the additional fee charged by a county recorder for recording certain documents that do not meet those formatting requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 369—Senator Townsend.  Approved May 29, 2007

537

 

 

 

159

AN ACT relating to employment; clarifying that certain relationships between persons with disabilities and training or rehabilitation centers do not constitute employment for the purposes of provisions governing the minimum wage; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 384—Senators Cegavske, Beers, Raggio, Titus, Heck, Amodei, Care, Coffin, Hardy, Horsford, Lee, Mathews, McGinness, Nolan, Rhoads, Schneider, Townsend, Washington, Wiener and Woodhouse.  Approved May 29, 2007

541

 

 

 

160

AN ACT relating to public safety; revising the provisions relating to fees that may be charged by the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 389—Senator Nolan.  Approved May 29, 2007

542

 

 

 

161

AN ACT relating to child welfare; requiring the Division of Child and Family Services of the Department of Health and Human Services to coordinate with and assist certain organizations in recruiting and training providers of family foster care and each agency which provides child welfare services in recruiting, training and licensing providers of family foster care; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 399—Senators Cegavske, Heck, Townsend, Beers, Hardy, Horsford, Nolan, Raggio, Titus and Washington.  Approved May 29, 2007

543

 

 

 

162

AN ACT relating to public utilities; altering schedules under which electric utilities must file general rate applications with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada; authorizing public utilities to provide, with a general rate application, a statement of reasonably known and measurable changes for specified periods beyond the date the application is filed; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 103—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 2007

544

 

 

 

163

AN ACT relating to public utilities; providing that certain electric and natural gas utilities applying to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada to clear deferred accounts or to recover costs for purchased fuel and power have the burden of proving reasonableness and prudence in such applications; prohibiting the Commission from allowing natural gas utilities to recover costs for purchases made imprudently; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 7—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 29, 2007

550

 

 

 

164

AN ACT relating to administrative procedure; eliminating the prohibition against the admission of a person as a party to an administrative proceeding in a contested case involving the grant, denial or renewal of a license if the person does not have a direct financial interest in the grant, denial or renewal of the license; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 94—Assemblymen Leslie, Buckley, Bobzien, Carpenter, Parks, Anderson, Horne, Munford, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Pierce and Smith. Joint Sponsors: Senators Care and Titus.  Approved May 29, 2007

557

 

 

 

165

AN ACT relating to counties; revising the provisions governing systems used for reporting emergencies in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 122—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 29, 2007

559

 

 

 

166

AN ACT relating to land use; clarifying that certain divisions, exchanges and transfers of land for agricultural purposes are exempt from requirements pertaining to boundary line adjustments and the filing of parcel maps and records of survey; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 258—Assemblymen Carpenter, Goedhart, Goicoechea, Grady, Marvel and Settelmeyer.  Approved May 29, 2007

562

 

 

 

167

AN ACT relating to airports; exempting the rental or lease of certain space at certain local governmental airports from requirements relating to appraisals and public auctions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 289—Assemblymen Grady, Goedhart, Goicoechea and Marvel.  Approved May 29, 2007

565

 

 

 

168

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the issuance of special license plates for the support and enhancement of parks, recreation facilities and programs in the City of Reno; requiring the proposal for issuance of the plates to be submitted to the Commission on Special License Plates for approval; imposing a fee for the issuance and renewal of such license plates; revising the requirements for approval of special license plates authorized by an act of the Legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 297—Assemblymen Bobzien, Leslie and Gansert. Joint Sponsor: Senator Raggio.  Approved May 29, 2007

572

 

 

 

169

AN ACT relating to counties; revising the qualifications for the office of county sheriff; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 301—Assemblymen Horne, Parks, Leslie, Allen, Arberry, Atkinson, Bobzien, Conklin, Gerhardt, Kihuen, Koivisto, Marvel, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Pierce, Segerblom and Womack. Joint Sponsors: Senators Wiener, Heck, Horsford and Woodhouse.  Approved May 29, 2007

580

 

 

 

170

AN ACT relating to witnesses; revising the amount paid to witnesses for mileage in traveling to and from a proceeding; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 323—Assemblymen Womack, Segerblom, Manendo, Anderson, Oceguera, Beers, Bobzien, Claborn, Conklin, Denis, Gansert, Goicoechea, Hardy, Horne, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Ohrenschall, Parks, Parnell, Pierce, Settelmeyer, Smith and Stewart. Joint Sponsors: Senators Woodhouse, Care, Amodei, Coffin, Heck, Horsford, Lee, McGinness, Nolan, Washington and Wiener.  Approved May 29, 2007

582

 

 

 

171

AN ACT relating to real estate; authorizing the Real Estate Division of the Department of Business and Industry to create and maintain secure websites on the Internet for the renewal of licenses, permits, certificates and registrations issued by the Division; authorizing the Division to charge an additional fee for each such renewal under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 365—Assemblymen Womack, Parks, Allen, Anderson, Arberry, Atkinson, Beers, Buckley, Cobb, Denis, Gerhardt, Goicoechea, Grady, Hogan, Horne, Kihuen, Koivisto, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Pierce, Segerblom and Settelmeyer. Joint Sponsors: Senators Coffin, Hardy, Heck, Horsford, Titus, Washington and Woodhouse.  Approved May 29, 2007

584

 

 

 

172

AN ACT relating to civil actions; establishing civil liability under certain circumstances for knowingly serving, selling or otherwise furnishing a controlled substance to another person and for knowingly serving, selling or otherwise furnishing an alcoholic beverage to a minor; establishing civil liability under certain circumstances for knowingly allowing the unlawful use of a controlled substance by another person or the consumption of an alcoholic beverage by a minor on certain premises or in certain conveyances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 7—Senator Wiener. Joint Sponsor: Assemblyman Horne.  Approved May 29, 2007

588

 

 

 

173

AN ACT relating to hazardous materials; requiring the State Environmental Commission to adopt regulations relating to the handling and storage of certain quantities of mercury; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 118—Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 29, 2007

590

 

 

 

174

AN ACT relating to public utilities; revising the definition of “public utility” regarding limitations on local government fees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 145—Senator McGinness.  Approved May 29, 2007

591

 

 

 

175

AN ACT relating to financial administration; revising the provisions relating to the rate at which state officers and employees are to be reimbursed for their subsistence and travel expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 210—Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections.  Approved May 29, 2007

592

 

 

 

176

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions relating to student loans administered by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education for students enrolled in certain educational programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 357—Senator Wiener.  Approved May 29, 2007

609

 

 

 

177

AN ACT relating to infrastructure funds; specifying additional purposes for which money in the infrastructure fund of certain counties may be expended; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 74—Senator McGinness.  Approved May 29, 2007

611

 

 

 

178

AN ACT relating to legislative audits; providing for audits by the Legislative Auditor of entities which are not state agencies but which receive appropriations of public money; requiring such an entity, as a condition of the acceptance of an appropriation, to agree to make available to the Legislative Auditor all records of information that he determines to be necessary to conduct such an audit; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 87—Senator Amodei.  Approved May 29, 2007

613

 

 

 

179

AN ACT relating to industrial insurance; providing that an employee of a contractor or subcontractor who is covered under a consolidated insurance program that is established and administered by the owner or principal contractor of certain construction projects is an employee of the contractor or subcontractor for the purpose of determining the loss experience of the contractor or subcontractor and shall not be deemed an employee of the owner or principal contractor for the purpose of determining the loss experience of the owner or principal contractor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 99—Senator Hardy.  Approved May 29, 2007

614

 

 

 

180

AN ACT relating to the Commission on Ethics; requiring the Commission to render certain opinions within a certain period; increasing the time within which the Executive Director of the Commission is required to complete his investigation of the facts and circumstances relating to certain requests for an opinion; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 143—Assemblymen Goedhart, Beers, Goicoechea, Grady, Hardy, Marvel, Settelmeyer, Stewart and Weber. Joint Sponsors: Senators Beers and McGinness.  Approved May 29, 2007

615

 

 

 

181

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Budget Division of the Department of Administration for overtime and increased costs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 201—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 29, 2007

618

 

 

 

182

AN ACT relating to wildlife; requiring the Department of Wildlife to submit a financial report to the Legislature relating to certain accounts and subaccounts administered by the Department; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 259—Assemblyman Claborn.  Approved May 29, 2007

619

 

 

 

183

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Services for expenses relating to foster care; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 540—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 29, 2007

620

 

 

 

184

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Emergency Medical Services Section of the Department of Health and Human Services for radio system repair; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 549—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 29, 2007

620

 

 

 

185

AN ACT relating to elections; revising the date upon which the governing body of a county or city is required to conduct a canvass of election returns; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 570—Committee on Elections, Procedures, Ethics, and Constitutional Amendments.  Approved May 29, 2007

621

 

 

 

186

AN ACT making supplemental appropriations to the Department of Business and Industry; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 608—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 29, 2007

630

 

 

 

187

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Public Safety, Dignitary Protection, for unanticipated shortfalls in Fiscal Year 2006-2007 for dignitary protection; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 616—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved May 29, 2007

631

 

 

 

188

AN ACT relating to civil liability; revising the definition of a recreational activity for the purposes of the provision governing liability to persons using premises for a recreational activity; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 132—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 29, 2007

631

 

 

 

189

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Education, other state education programs, to fund the Counselor National Board Certification Program and teacher signing bonuses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 182—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 29, 2007

633

 

 

 

190

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Nevada Highway Patrol Division of the Department of Public Safety to pay the increased costs of vehicle fuel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 187—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 29, 2007

633

 

 

 

191

AN ACT making supplemental appropriations to the Department of Cultural Affairs for anticipated budgetary shortfalls for Fiscal Year 2006-2007; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 339—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 29, 2007

634

 

 

 

192

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Taxation for outstanding Fiscal Year 2005-2006 information technology costs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 340—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 29, 2007

634

 

 

 

193

AN ACT relating to technology; extending the date for the reversion of a portion of the appropriation made by the 2005 Legislature to the Department of Administration for the digital microwave project; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 456—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 29, 2007

635

 

 

 

194

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; extending the reversion date of the appropriation made during the 73rd Session of the Nevada Legislature to the Interim Finance Committee for allocation to the Department of Business and Industry for the Integrated Consumer Affairs Tracking System; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 470—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 29, 2007

636

 

 

 

195

AN ACT relating to ethics in government; revising provisions concerning the filing of disclosures of certain representation; authorizing the imposition of a penalty against a public officer or employee who realizes financial benefit from an ethics violation; revising the penalty for the acceptance or receipt of an honorarium; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 495—Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections.  Approved May 29, 2007

638

 

 

 

196

AN ACT relating to crimes; prohibiting a person from knowingly and intentionally capturing an image of the private area of another person under certain circumstances; prohibiting a person from knowingly distributing, disclosing, displaying, transmitting or publishing an image captured under such circumstances; prohibiting the inspection or release of such images under certain circumstances; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 10—Senator Cegavske.  Approved May 30, 2007

642

 

 

 

197

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; revising certain restrictions imposed on driver’s licenses held by minors; providing that under certain circumstances a parent or legal guardian of a minor who commits certain traffic violations is liable for the monetary penalties and restitution imposed on the minor for the violations; providing that such a parent or legal guardian may be required to perform community service if unable to pay the monetary penalties or restitution because of financial hardship; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 293—Senators Cegavske, Nolan, Coffin, Hardy, Heck, Mathews, McGinness, Raggio, Wiener and Woodhouse.  Approved May 30, 2007

644

 

 

 

198

AN ACT relating to civil actions; requiring an affidavit and a report in an action against certain design professionals involving nonresidential construction; requiring a court to dismiss such an action if the attorney filing the action fails to file the affidavit or report or fails to name the expert consulted in the affidavit; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 243—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved May 30, 2007

646

 

 

 

199

AN ACT relating to agriculture; clarifying the authority of the State Department of Agriculture to apply for or accept any gifts, grants, donations or contributions from any source in the administration of various programs by the Department; authorizing the Department to make certain grants or subgrants in the administration of those programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 42—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved May 30, 2007

648

 

 

 

200

AN ACT relating to contractors; revising the administrative penalties that may be imposed against a contractor who knowingly enters into a contract with an unlicensed contractor; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 56—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 30, 2007

649

 

 

 

201

AN ACT relating to public health; expanding the grounds for which the Health Division of the Department of Health and Human Services is authorized to deny, suspend or revoke a license to operate certain medical and care facilities and agencies; expanding the grounds for which termination of an employee or independent contractor of such a facility or agency is required; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 68—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved May 30, 2007

652

 

 

 

202

AN ACT relating to financial institutions; limiting interstate banking by an out-of-state depository institution that establishes or acquires a branch office in certain counties pursuant to certain statutory provisions; authorizing certain out-of-state depository institutions to issue a credit card under certain circumstances; prohibiting the issuer of a credit card from increasing the rate of interest it charges to a cardholder under certain circumstances; requiring the issuer of a credit card to provide certain information to credit reporting agencies under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 215—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 30, 2007

653

 

 

 

203

AN ACT relating to pharmacy; requiring a practitioner to include on a prescription the symptom or purpose for which a prescription drug is prescribed if requested by the patient; requiring such information to be included on the label of a prescription if requested by the patient; authorizing a practitioner to prohibit the inclusion on the label of a prescription certain information concerning the substitution of a generic drug for a drug with a brand name; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 235—Assemblymen Bobzien, Buckley, Conklin, Leslie, McClain, Kihuen, Koivisto, Manendo, Parks, Segerblom and Smith.  Approved May 30, 2007

656

 

 

 

204

AN ACT relating to liens; revising the definition of “lien claimant” to include certain express trust funds; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 359—Assemblymen Pierce, Parks, Horne, Anderson, Arberry, Atkinson, Bobzien, Buckley, Claborn, Denis, Gerhardt, Hogan, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Leslie, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Segerblom and Smith. Joint Sponsors: Senators Carlton, Wiener, Care and Titus.  Approved May 30, 2007

660

 

 

 

205

AN ACT relating to public health; revising provisions concerning the billing form that a hospital in this State is required to use for all patients discharged from the hospital; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 142—Committee on Human Resources and Education.  Approved May 30, 2007

661

 

 

 

206

AN ACT relating to taxation; revising the definition of the term “project” for the purposes of using the proceeds of the county motor vehicle fuel tax; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 147—Senator McGinness.  Approved May 30, 2007

662

 

 

 

207

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; providing for the Manager of the State Public Works Board to serve as the building official for certain improvements constructed, altered, repaired or remodeled pursuant to a lease-purchase or installment-purchase agreement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 163—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 30, 2007

664

 

 

 

208

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; clarifying provisions concerning the effect of certain signals exhibited by official traffic-control devices; declaring void and without effect certain local ordinances and regulations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 206—Senator Coffin.  Approved May 30, 2007

665

 

 

 

209

AN ACT relating to veterans; creating the Gift Account for Veterans in the State General Fund; requiring that the additional fees collected by the Department of Motor Vehicles for the issuance or renewal of special license plates for the support of outreach programs and services for veterans and their families be deposited with the State Treasurer for credit to the Account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 219—Committee on Human Resources and Education.  Approved May 30, 2007

668

 

 

 

210

AN ACT relating to the Legislative Committee on Public Lands; revising the duties of the Committee; authorizing the Committee to review and comment on issues relating to water resources in this State; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 267—Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections.  Approved May 30, 2007

671

 

 

 

211

AN ACT relating to motor carriers; revising the definition of “intrastate driver” to exclude drivers who work for a public utility; repealing the exemption of commercial intrastate drivers from the hours-of-service limitations in certain emergencies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 300—Senator Hardy.  Approved May 30, 2007

673

 

 

 

212

AN ACT relating to subsurface installations; revising provisions relating to the notification required before beginning an excavation or demolition under certain circumstances; revising provisions governing certain complaints relating to the conduct of an excavation or demolition; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 396—Committee on Human Resources and Education.  Approved May 30, 2007

674

 

 

 

213

AN ACT relating to impact fees; clarifying that the costs of construction for which a local government may impose impact fees include the cost of connecting a capital improvement or facility expansion to water and sewer lines and facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 253—Assemblyman Goedhart.  Approved May 31, 2007

677

 

 

 

214

AN ACT relating to public employees; allowing the surviving spouse of certain deceased police officers and firefighters to continue to receive death benefits under industrial insurance after the surviving spouse remarries; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 3—Senator Townsend.  Approved May 31, 2007

678

 

 

 

215

AN ACT relating to crimes; establishing the crime of participating in an organized retail theft ring; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 421—Assemblywomen Weber and Kirkpatrick (by request).  Approved May 31, 2007

681

 

 

 

216

AN ACT relating to telecommunication service; revising provisions governing the regulation of certain incumbent local exchange carriers; revising provisions governing the regulation of competitive suppliers of telecommunication service; allowing for greater competition among various telecommunication providers; repealing provisions governing the plan of alternative regulation and PAR carriers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 518—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 31, 2007

684

 

 

 

217

AN ACT relating to providers of health care; requiring a provider of health care to provide a written disclosure of certain financial interests that he has when referring a patient to or recommending physical therapy to a patient; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 468—Assemblymen Ohrenschall, Parks, Koivisto, Allen, Anderson, Arberry, Beers, Carpenter, Christensen, Claborn, Cobb, Denis, Gansert, Gerhardt, Goicoechea, Grady, Hogan, Horne, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Leslie, Mabey, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Oceguera, Parnell, Pierce, Segerblom, Settelmeyer, Smith, Stewart, Weber and Womack.  Approved May 31, 2007

730

 

 

 

218

AN ACT relating to insurance; revising provisions concerning the notice that must be given by an insurer who uses certain credit information concerning an applicant or policyholder under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 404—Assemblymen Smith, Parks, Conklin, Leslie, Anderson, Arberry, Beers, Buckley, Gansert, Gerhardt, Goedhart, Goicoechea, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, McClain, Oceguera, Parnell, Pierce and Settelmeyer.  Approved May 31, 2007

731

 

 

 

219

AN ACT relating to property; authorizing the Lander County School District to transfer certain property to the Austin Historical Society; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 125—Senator Rhoads.  Approved May 31, 2007

732

 

 

 

220

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Office of the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services to fund a working group to study the methamphetamine problem in Nevada for the current fiscal year; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 346—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 31, 2007

733

 

 

 

221

AN ACT relating to health insurance; revising provisions governing the assignment of benefits; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 145—Assemblyman Hardy.  Approved May 31, 2007

734

 

 

 

222

AN ACT relating to prescriptions; revising provisions governing the tracking of prescriptions for controlled substances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 446—Assemblymen Denis and Leslie.  Approved May 31, 2007

735

 

 

 

223

AN ACT relating to deceptive trade practices; providing that advertising or conducting a live musical performance or production through the use of a false, deceptive or misleading affiliation, connection or association between a performing group and a recording group constitutes a deceptive trade practice; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 53—Senators Heck and Horsford (by request).  Approved May 31, 2007

737

 

 

 

224

AN ACT relating to older persons; creating the Unit for the Investigation and Prosecution of Crimes Against Older Persons within the Office of the Attorney General; authorizing the Unit to investigate, prosecute and commence certain legal proceedings to prevent certain crimes against older persons; providing for a civil penalty to be imposed against a person who commits certain crimes against an older person; creating the Repository for Information Concerning Crimes Against Older Persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 226—Assemblymen McClain, Kirkpatrick, Parnell, Koivisto, Gerhardt, Arberry, Atkinson, Bobzien, Buckley, Carpenter, Claborn, Conklin, Denis, Hogan, Horne, Kihuen, Leslie, Oceguera, Parks, Pierce, Segerblom and Womack.  Approved May 31, 2007

744

 

 

 

225

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; expanding the crimes for which a convicted person is required to submit a biological specimen to be used for genetic marker analysis; prohibiting the sharing or disclosure of biological specimens and certain information except under certain circumstances; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 92—Assemblymen Anderson, Munford, Hogan, Kihuen, Smith and Weber.  Approved May 31, 2007

749

 

 

 

226

AN ACT relating to eminent domain; revising the provisions pertaining to the deposit of money with a court in an action in eminent domain; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 16—Senator Care.  Approved May 31, 2007

752

 

 

 

227

AN ACT relating to petitions; revising the provisions relating to misconduct in the signing or filing of petitions; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 78—Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections.  Approved May 31, 2007

753

 

 

 

228

AN ACT relating to unclaimed property; adopting the Uniform Unclaimed Property Act; repealing conflicting provisions of the existing Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 103—Senator Care.  Approved May 31, 2007

755

 

 

 

229

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions governing the administration of tests, examinations and assessments by the boards of trustees of school districts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 110—Senator Beers. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Gansert, Beers, Denis, Goedhart, Settelmeyer and Stewart.  Approved May 31, 2007

772

 

 

 

230

AN ACT relating to controlled substances; requiring entities that sell certain products that are precursors to methamphetamine to place such products in an area to which the public does not have direct access, to limit the quantity of such products sold or transferred to the same person during any calendar day, to maintain a list of sales of such products and to ensure that certain information is entered in that list; prohibiting a person from acquiring more than a certain amount of certain products that are precursors to methamphetamine; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 112—Senators Titus, Amodei, Beers, Care, Carlton, Cegavske, Coffin, Hardy, Heck, Horsford, Lee, Mathews, McGinness, Raggio, Rhoads, Schneider, Townsend, Washington, Wiener and Woodhouse.  Approved May 31, 2007

774

 

 

 

231

AN ACT relating to air pollution; exempting hybrid electric vehicles from the program for the control of emissions from motor vehicles until the model year of the vehicle is 6 years old; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 161—Senators Coffin, Titus, Beers, Cegavske, Mathews, Raggio and Rhoads.  Approved May 31, 2007

779

 

 

 

232

AN ACT relating to anatomical gifts; adopting the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 169—Senator Care.  Approved May 31, 2007

780

 

 

 

233

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; imposing certain conditions on certain organizations before a special license plate may be designed, prepared and issued; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 315—Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.  Approved May 31, 2007

798

 

 

 

234

AN ACT relating to education; establishing the Program of School Choice for Children in Foster Care to be administered by the Department of Education; authorizing the legal guardians or custodians of certain children who are in foster care to apply to the Department to participate in the Program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 400—Senators Cegavske, Beers, Hardy and Washington.  Approved May 31, 2007

800

 

 

 

235

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing that the Legislature pledges to have special license plates approved by the Commission on Special License Plates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 481—Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.  Approved May 31, 2007

804

 

 

 

236

AN ACT relating to time shares; providing for the issuance of a provisional sales agent’s license by the Real Estate Division of the Department of Business and Industry; setting forth limitations governing such a license; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 477—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 31, 2007

806

 

 

 

237

AN ACT relating to problem gambling; revising the provisions relating to the membership and duties of the Advisory Committee on Problem Gambling; revising the provisions relating to the use of money in the Revolving Account to Support Programs for the Prevention and Treatment of Problem Gambling; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 453—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 31, 2007

809

 

 

 

238

AN ACT relating to the Charter of Carson City; increasing the number of persons employed in the Office of the Sheriff of Carson City who are exempt from the Merit Personnel System; providing that in a vacancy in the Office of Mayor that the Mayor Pro Tempore shall serve as Mayor until the next general election; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 447—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 31, 2007

814

 

 

 

239

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; requiring the preparation and filing of certain reports by certain charitable organizations in connection with certain special license plates; requiring the Commission on Special License Plates to consider applications for special license plates in chronological order; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 451—Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.  Approved May 31, 2007

816

 

 

 

240

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; revising provisions relating to work programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 518—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 31, 2007

827

 

 

 

241

AN ACT relating to public financial administration; providing a declaration of legislative intent regarding the use of lease-purchase and installment-purchase agreements by state and local governmental entities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 515—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 31, 2007

829

 

 

 

242

AN ACT relating to public utilities; clarifying the applicability of the Utility Environmental Protection Act to certain utility facilities owned by suppliers of utility services that provide utility services only to the members of those suppliers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 111—Senator McGinness.  Approved May 31, 2007

832

 

 

 

243

AN ACT relating to recreation areas; prohibiting a person who uses a recreation area from engaging in certain conduct; requiring such a person to follow certain safety requirements; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 195—Committee on Human Resources and Education.  Approved May 31, 2007

833

 

 

 

244

AN ACT relating to governmental administration; amending the Charter of the City of Las Vegas to authorize the City Council to enter into lease and lease-purchase agreements for the construction or remodeling of a building or facility; revising provisions governing installment-purchase and lease-purchase agreements by the Nevada System of Higher Education; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 198—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 31, 2007

836

 

 

 

245

AN ACT relating to education; creating the Nevada Youth Legislative Issues Forum; prescribing the membership, powers and duties of the Forum; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 247—Senators Wiener, Horsford, Woodhouse, Titus, Schneider, Amodei, Cegavske, Heck, Lee, Mathews and Washington. Joint Sponsor: Assemblywoman Parnell.  Approved May 31, 2007

837

 

 

 

246

AN ACT relating to underground water; revising provisions governing the domestic use of underground water from a well; revising the date of priority for the use of underground water from a well for domestic purposes; authorizing the State Engineer to require the dedication or relinquishment of a water right under certain circumstances; requiring that certain conditions be met if a local ordinance allows the development and use of underground water from a well for an accessory dwelling unit of a single-family dwelling; authorizing a county to relinquish a water right under certain circumstances; revising provisions governing parcel maps; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 275—Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 31, 2007

841

 

 

 

247

AN ACT relating to contractors; revising certain duties and powers of the State Contractors’ Board; providing express authority for the Board to collect and maintain data and to conduct investigations; revising the procedures for applying for the issuance or renewal of a contractor’s license; revising the term of a contractor’s license from 1 year to 2 years in certain circumstances; revising certain fees and assessments to reflect such change in the term of a contractor’s license; authorizing the Board to take certain actions against an unlicensed person who violates a provision governing contractors; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 279—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved May 31, 2007

854

 

 

 

248

AN ACT relating to administrative regulations; requiring the Legislative Commission and the subcommittee to review regulations to provide certain notice before holding meetings to review regulations; requiring the notice of intent to act upon a permanent regulation to include a statement explaining how to obtain the approved or revised text of the regulation that is prepared by the Legislative Counsel; prohibiting an agency from holding a public hearing on a proposed regulation on the same day that the agency holds the workshop; revising the procedure for the review of temporary regulations; making various additional changes relating to administrative regulations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 367—Senator Wiener.  Approved May 31, 2007

870

 

 

 

249

AN ACT relating to public mass transportation; enacting provisions to facilitate the construction, installation and maintenance of benches, shelters and transit stops for passengers of public mass transportation in certain counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 417—Senator Lee.  Approved May 31, 2007

879

 

 

 

250

AN ACT relating to county clerks; authorizing the board of county commissioners of larger counties to require by ordinance that certificates of marriage be filed with the county clerk of the county; authorizing such a county clerk to charge certain fees for such service; providing the requirements for the filing of certificates of marriage with such a county clerk; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 419—Senator Lee.  Approved May 31, 2007

881

 

 

 

251

AN ACT relating to property; revising the provisions relating to the transfer of supervision of trusts; revising the provisions relating to spendthrift trusts; increasing the civil liability for conversion of property before letters of administration are granted; revising the provisions relating to succession of property under certain circumstances; revising the provisions relating to the summary administration of estates and the distribution of certain estates; revising the provisions relating to a petition concerning the affairs of a trust; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 420—Senator Lee.  Approved May 31, 2007

893

 

 

 

252

AN ACT relating to the Legislative Counsel Bureau; authorizing the Director to include the sale of souvenir wine with other souvenirs sold in the Legislative Gift Shop; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 430—Senator Schneider.  Approved May 31, 2007

898

 

 

 

253

AN ACT relating to local financial administration; authorizing the creation of a trust fund for the management of certain retirement benefits provided by a local government; providing for the administration and investment of such a trust fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 457—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 31, 2007

900

 

 

 

254

AN ACT relating to agriculture; making various changes concerning brands and marks; clarifying that a person who has the legal authority to act on behalf of the deceased owner of a brand or mark may transfer the ownership of the brand or mark under certain conditions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 486—Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved May 31, 2007

904

 

 

 

255

AN ACT relating to persons with disabilities; establishing the preferred manner of referring to such persons in Nevada Revised Statutes and the Nevada Administrative Code; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 491—Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections.  Approved May 31, 2007

906

 

 

 

256

AN ACT relating to insurance; authorizing legal services organizations to contract with local governmental agencies for the provision of insurance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 500—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 31, 2007

908

 

 

 

257

AN ACT relating to state revenue; requiring the payment of a penalty and interest for failure to pay to the Department of Taxation required licensing fees for exhibitions in a timely manner; providing an exemption from taxation for products made from tobacco, other than cigarettes, under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 503—Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 31, 2007

910

 

 

 

258

AN ACT relating to state revenue; revising provisions governing the rate of interest paid on overpayments of certain taxes, fees and assessments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 504—Committee on Taxation.  Approved May 31, 2007

911

 

 

 

259

AN ACT relating to the Department of Information Technology; creating the Office of Information Security within the Department; requiring the Director of the Department to adopt certain regulations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 508—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 31, 2007

915

 

 

 

260

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; revising provisions governing deposits of public money; revising provisions governing oversight by the State Treasurer of certain depositories of public money; abolishing the Account for Travel Advances; transferring certain duties relating to travel advances from the State Treasurer to the State Controller; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 511—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 31, 2007

917

 

 

 

261

AN ACT relating to abandoned property; making various changes to provisions governing the annual reporting of property presumed abandoned; renaming the Abandoned Property Trust Fund as the Abandoned Property Trust Account and creating the Account in the State General Fund; revising provisions governing transfers from the Account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 519—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 31, 2007

921

 

 

 

262

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; requiring that certain changes in the scope of installment-purchase and lease-purchase agreements entered into by the State or one of its agencies be approved by the Legislature or Interim Finance Committee; defining what constitutes a change in the scope of such an agreement; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 520—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved May 31, 2007

925

 

 

 

263

AN ACT relating to public schools; authorizing the superintendent of schools of a school district to extend the jurisdiction of school police officers for the purpose of issuing citations for traffic violations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 534—Committee on Human Resources and Education.  Approved May 31, 2007

927

 

 

 

264

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; extending the reversion date of an appropriation made in the 22nd Special Session to the Advisory Council on the State Program for Fitness and Wellness; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 557—Committee on Finance.  Approved May 31, 2007

928

 

 

 

265

AN ACT relating to financial services; making the provisions governing certain short-term loan services applicable to any person who makes a loan pursuant to a loan agreement that charges in excess of a certain annual percentage rate regardless of the term of the loan; revising the calculation of the annual percentage rate to include certain charges and fees imposed on a customer by a licensee; revising the allowable term of certain loans; providing exemptions from certain statutory provisions; clarifying the applicability of certain provisions; making persons who violate certain provisions of federal law subject to certain remedies and penalties set forth in state law; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 478—Assemblymen Buckley, Anderson, Oceguera, Conklin, Leslie, Carpenter, Denis, Gerhardt, Grady, Hardy, Hogan, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Mabey, Manendo, McClain, Munford, Parks, Parnell, Pierce and Smith. Joint Sponsors: Senators Amodei, Coffin and Titus.  Approved June 1, 2007

929

 

 

 

266

AN ACT relating to loans; creating various education and examination requirements related to an initial license as a mortgage broker or mortgage agent; requiring the designation of a qualified employee for certain mortgage brokers; creating certain requirements related to continuing education and mortgage lending; creating certain requirements for fees associated with loans secured by liens on real property; providing for certain requirements related to mortgage brokers and broker-dealers, sales representatives, investment advisers and representatives of investment advisers; revising the possible range of certain fees related to a license as a mortgage broker; revising the apportionment of certain extra hours of continuing education earned by a mortgage broker; requiring the Commissioner of Mortgage Lending to adopt certain regulations concerning investors and limitations on loans to directors, officers and employees; providing for biennial examinations of certain mortgage brokers under various circumstances; revising the deadline for certain financial statements by a mortgage broker; creating requirements for new financial statements related to certain accounts of a mortgage broker; revising certain advertising requirements of a mortgage broker; prohibiting a mortgage broker from assigning all or part of his interest in a loan that is secured by a lien on real property under certain circumstances; revising certain provisions relating to persons not subject to chapter 645E of NRS; revising certain provisions relating to persons exempt from chapter 645E of NRS; revising the possible range of fees for a license as a mortgage banker; revising provisions relating to financial statements of a mortgage banker; revising provisions relating to foreign corporations and what constitutes doing business in this State; requiring certain present and future mortgage broker and mortgage agent licensees to meet certain requirements; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 375—Assemblyman Oceguera.  Approved June 1, 2007

948

 

 

 

267

AN ACT relating to elections; requiring certain business entities to register with and provide certain identifying information to the Secretary of State before engaging in certain political activities; requiring the Secretary of State to make such information available on his Internet website; requiring certain business entities that make expenditures on behalf of a candidate or group of candidates or who advocate the passage or defeat of a question or group of questions on a ballot to file certain campaign finance reports; providing a civil penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 80—Committee on Elections, Procedures, Ethics, and Constitutional Amendments.  Approved June 1, 2007

965

 

 

 

268

AN ACT relating to trespassing; revising the provisions governing the posting of warnings against trespassing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 227—Assemblymen Carpenter, Mabey, Claborn, Goedhart, Goicoechea, Grady, Marvel and Settelmeyer. Joint Sponsors: Senators Rhoads and McGinness.  Approved June 1, 2007

981

 

 

 

269

AN ACT relating to pest control; authorizing the Director of the State Department of Agriculture to refuse to issue a license to engage in pest control to a person who is convicted of certain crimes; requiring an applicant for a license to engage in pest control to submit a complete set of his fingerprints to the Director under certain circumstances; prohibiting a person from engaging in certain pest control activities concerning wood-destroying pests or organisms without a license issued by the Director; providing additional grounds for the Director to revoke, suspend or modify a license to engage in pest control; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 228—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved June 1, 2007

983

 

 

 

270

AN ACT relating to property; providing for the automatic transfer of ownership of certain vehicles and motorboats to designated beneficiaries on the death of the owner of such a vehicle or motorboat; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 176—Assemblymen Allen, Beers, Mabey, Kirkpatrick, Atkinson, Carpenter, Denis, Goedhart, Goicoechea, Grady, Hardy and Settelmeyer. Joint Sponsors: Senators Care and Titus.  Approved June 1, 2007

986

 

 

 

271

AN ACT relating to land use planning; revising the notice requirements for proposals to vacate certain rights-of-way or easements; providing requirements for notice to certain public utilities and television companies regarding proposals to abandon or vacate certain streets; requiring cities and counties to reserve and convey certain easements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 120—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 1, 2007

992

 

 

 

272

AN ACT relating to crimes; increasing the penalty for certain crimes concerning acts of terrorism; making it a crime to deliver a hoax substance that appears to be a weapon of mass destruction or appears to be certain dangerous substances; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 137—Assemblyman Oceguera.  Approved June 1, 2007

995

 

 

 

273

AN ACT relating to the Commission on Tourism; amending the membership of the Commission; making certain ex officio nonvoting members of the Commission voting members; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 101—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 1, 2007

997

 

 

 

274

AN ACT relating to the protection of children; prohibiting a person who takes a child into protective custody from placing the child in a child care institution under certain circumstances; requiring a court to establish a plan with an agency which provides child welfare services for the transfer of a child who has been placed in a child care institution to another placement under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 147—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved June 1, 2007

1002

 

 

 

275

AN ACT relating to explosives; establishing a definition of the term “explosive”; enacting provisions relating to the labeling of containers used for storing explosives; establishing requirements concerning the making of mandatory reports regarding the distribution of explosives under certain circumstances; revising the provisions relating to records regarding transactions and inventories of explosives; revising provisions relating to the storage of explosives; providing that certain activities, substances and items that are exempt from certain federal laws are also exempt from certain state laws; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 91—Assemblymen Gerhardt, Parks, Kirkpatrick, Atkinson, Bobzien, Denis, Goicoechea, Hogan, Horne, Kihuen, Koivisto, Manendo, Ohrenschall, Segerblom and Womack.  Approved June 1, 2007

1009

 

 

 

276

AN ACT relating to protective orders; expanding the circumstances which prohibit a court from admitting a person who is arrested for violating an order for protection against domestic violence to bail sooner than 12 hours after his arrest; applying the same standards for not admitting a person to bail sooner than 12 hours after his arrest to a person arrested for violating an order for protection against stalking, aggravated stalking or harassment; establishing the amount of bail that the arrested person must post to be released for such an offense when the amount has not otherwise been established by the court or magistrate; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 112—Assemblymen Parnell, Pierce, Parks, McClain, Anderson, Atkinson, Bobzien, Buckley, Gansert, Gerhardt, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Leslie, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Segerblom, Smith and Womack.  Approved June 1, 2007

1012

 

 

 

277

AN ACT relating to crimes; prohibiting a person from engaging in certain acts to cause the results of a test for genetic identification which is given to determine paternity to be inaccurate; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 90—Assemblymen Gerhardt, Buckley, Parks, Allen, Atkinson, Beers, Bobzien, Denis, Goedhart, Goicoechea, Grady, Hogan, Horne, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Manendo, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Segerblom, Stewart and Womack.  Approved June 1, 2007

1022

 

 

 

278

AN ACT relating to air pollution; authorizing the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to collect money from the sale of emission credits or allocations; increasing the maximum amount the State Environmental Commission may establish as an administrative fine for certain lesser violations relating to air pollution; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 67—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved June 1, 2007

1023

 

 

 

279

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; making various changes concerning the penalties imposed by a court when a defendant fails to properly secure a child in a child restraint system in a vehicle; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 64—Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 1, 2007

1026

 

 

 

280

AN ACT relating to manufactured home parks; requiring a landlord who proposes to close or convert a manufactured home park to submit a resident impact statement under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 216—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 1, 2007

1029

 

 

 

281

AN ACT relating to court reporting; expanding the definition of “practice of court reporting” to include reporting by the use of voice writing; expanding the definition of “stenographic notes” to include certain records produced by voice writing; revising the circumstances under which a person may be admitted for examination in this State for a certified court reporter’s certificate; establishing designations for certain court reporters; authorizing the use of certain abbreviations by certain court reporters; prohibiting certified court reporters-voice writers from practicing court reporting by using any method of court reporting other than voice writing; requiring an official reporter to make a record of certain proceedings; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 55—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 1, 2007

1033

 

 

 

282

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; requiring an applicant requesting the design, preparation and issuance of a special license plate to post a surety bond with the Department of Motor Vehicles; providing for the release of the surety bond in certain circumstances; requiring the Commission on Special License Plates to approve or disapprove changes in the distribution of additional fees generated by special license plates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 54—Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 1, 2007

1037

 

 

 

283

AN ACT relating to education; providing that the decisions of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association and certain of its designees must not be stayed by a court pending the court’s final judgment on the matter; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 391—Assemblymen Munford, Parks, Arberry, Beers, Claborn, Grady, Hardy, Kihuen, Koivisto, Manendo, Marvel, McClain, Pierce, Segerblom and Stewart.  Approved June 1, 2007

1040

 

 

 

284

AN ACT relating to podiatry; revising provisions relating to requirements for licenses to practice podiatry; eliminating certain obsolete provisions concerning examinations for licensure; revising the requirements for reinstatement of a delinquent license; providing that the insured under certain policies of health insurance is entitled under certain circumstances to reimbursement for the treatment of an illness by a podiatrist licensed by the Board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 41—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 1, 2007

1041

 

 

 

285

AN ACT relating to employment; requiring an employer or former employer of a person who is an applicant for a position as a firefighter with a fire-fighting agency to provide certain information regarding the applicant to the fire-fighting agency under certain circumstances; providing immunity from civil liability in certain circumstances for an employer or former employer who provides such information; revising provisions governing the sharing of information concerning applicants for certain positions with public safety agencies; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 51—Assemblyman Oceguera.  Approved June 1, 2007

1047

 

 

 

286

AN ACT relating to administrators of facilities for long-term care; revising provisions governing the authority of the Nevada State Board of Examiners for Administrators of Facilities for Long-Term Care to take disciplinary action against a person who holds a license; authorizing the Board to proceed with certain investigations, actions or disciplinary proceedings against persons with expired licenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 53—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 1, 2007

1050

 

 

 

287

AN ACT relating to marriage; revising the authority of the board of county commissioners of certain counties to designate a branch office of the county clerk at which marriage licenses may be issued; revising the requirements to obtain a marriage license; revising provisions governing the content of marriage licenses and certificates; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 406—Assemblymen Koivisto, Parks, Conklin, Gerhardt, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Manendo, McClain, Ohrenschall, Pierce, Segerblom, Smith, Stewart and Womack.  Approved June 1, 2007

1053

 

 

 

288

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; authorizing the court to order certain offenders who plead guilty or nolo contendere to a third offense of driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance to a program for the treatment of alcoholism or drug abuse; revising certain penalties for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 277—Senators Wiener, Amodei, Care, Horsford, McGinness and Washington.  Approved June 1, 2007

1058

 

 

 

289

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions relating to the annual reports of accountability information relating to public schools; requiring the State Board of Education to establish alternative criteria for certain high school pupils to receive a standard high school diploma; establishing a process by which a high school pupil may take an examination to demonstrate competency in lieu of attending a course of study; expanding the age of compulsory school attendance from 17 years to 18 years; authorizing certain pupils to earn credit for high school courses before completion of certain requirements for promotion to high school; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 312—Senators Horsford, Care, Mathews, Schneider, Wiener and Woodhouse. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Hardy, Atkinson, Bobzien, Denis, Horne and Oceguera.  Approved June 1, 2007

1064

 

 

 

290

AN ACT relating to the protection of children; requiring the Division of Child and Family Services of the Department of Health and Human Services to adopt regulations establishing uniform standards for determining whether immediate action is necessary to protect a child; requiring the Legislative Commission to appoint a subcommittee to conduct a study relating to the placement of children in foster care; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 356—Senator Horsford. Joint Sponsor: Assemblywoman Kirkpatrick.  Approved June 1, 2007

1086

 

 

 

291

AN ACT relating to bonds; increasing the maximum amount of bonds issued by a school district that may be guaranteed with money from the State Permanent School Fund; extending the deadline for the issuance of certain general obligation bonds to protect, preserve and obtain the benefits of the property and natural resources of this State; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 554—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 2, 2007

1089

 

 

 

292

AN ACT relating to private investigators; making certain changes concerning the membership of the Private Investigator’s Licensing Board; removing the Executive Director of the Board from the unclassified service of the State; creating the Fund for the Private Investigator’s Licensing Board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 531—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 2, 2007

1090

 

 

 

293

AN ACT relating to the State Fire Marshal; clarifying that, with certain exceptions, regulations adopted by the State Fire Marshal concerning building codes do not apply in certain larger counties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 529—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 2, 2007

1093

 

 

 

294

AN ACT relating to notaries public; revising provisions pertaining to the training of notaries public; revising provisions governing the notarization of the signature of a person unknown to the notary public; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 533—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 2, 2007

1097

 

 

 

295

AN ACT relating to gaming; revising the provisions governing which persons are required to register as gaming employees; providing that foreign limited-liability companies and foreign limited partnerships may obtain state gaming licenses; revising the provisions governing the acquisition or disposition of certain interests in certain corporations, limited-liability companies and limited partnerships; prohibiting certain acts involving counterfeit wagering instruments and counterfeit promotional items; making various other changes pertaining to gaming; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 535—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 2, 2007

1101

 

 

 

296

AN ACT relating to meetings of public bodies; providing additional limitations on the authority of public bodies to close meetings; limiting the authority of the Nevada Tax Commission to close certain hearings; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 433—Assemblymen Buckley, Parks, Leslie, Hardy, Smith, Arberry, Atkinson, Conklin, Denis, Hogan, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto and McClain. Joint Sponsors: Senators Beers, Care, Hardy, Lee, Raggio, Titus and Townsend.  Approved June 2, 2007

1122

 

 

 

297

AN ACT relating to land use planning; making various changes pertaining to residential establishments and group homes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 463—Assemblymen Kirkpatrick, Atkinson, Smith, Conklin, Oceguera, Allen, Buckley, Denis, Parks, Parnell, Pierce, Segerblom and Womack. Joint Sponsors: Senators Horsford and Titus.  Approved June 2, 2007

1128

 

 

 

298

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; allowing a civil action to be filed against the owner or person in lawful possession of real property on which public parking is restricted in a certain manner for the improper towing of a vehicle; increasing the time within which a court must hold a hearing relating to an improper towing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 489—Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 2, 2007

1134

 

 

 

299

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; authorizing the use of pneumatic tires with retractable metal-type studs on motor vehicles any time of the year so long as the studs are not engaged or extended except for certain times of the year; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 493—Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 2, 2007

1135

 

 

 

300

AN ACT relating to education; requiring the board of trustees of a school district to employ certain student teachers as substitute teachers under certain circumstances; requiring the Legislative Committee on Education to study issues relating to the use of long-term substitute teachers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 512—Committee on Education.  Approved June 2, 2007

1136

 

 

 

301

AN ACT relating to elections; revising provisions governing the review of arguments advocating and opposing the approval of certain measures proposed by initiative or referendum; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 516—Committee on Elections, Procedures, Ethics, and Constitutional Amendments.  Approved June 2, 2007

1140

 

 

 

302

AN ACT relating to elections; eliminating various obsolete provisions; providing that a voter registration card does not provide proof of the identity, address or residence of a person; authorizing certain registered voters to submit absent ballots by facsimile machine; revising the definition of “candidate” for the purposes of requirements relating to campaign finance; requiring that the signatures on a petition for an initiative or referendum must be submitted to each county clerk on the same day if circulated in more than one county; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 517—Committee on Elections, Procedures, Ethics, and Constitutional Amendments.  Approved June 2, 2007

1147

 

 

 

303

AN ACT relating to children; requiring certain facilities which have physical custody of children pursuant to the order of a court to ensure that employees who come into direct contact with children in the facilities receive certain training; requiring an annual inspection of certain facilities located outside of this State which have physical custody of children from this State; requiring certain child care facilities to be licensed by the Bureau of Services for Child Care of the Division of Child and Family Services of the Department of Health and Human Services rather than by a city or county licensing agency; making various changes concerning the annual inspections of certain facilities which have physical custody of children pursuant to the order of a court; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 507—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved June 2, 2007

1189

 

 

 

304

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions governing the Nevada Plan and the apportionments and allowances from the State Distributive School Account to include pupils who are enrolled in a university school for profoundly gifted pupils; requiring the governing body of a university school to adopt certain rules; revising provisions governing the employment of unlicensed personnel at a university school; revising provisions relating to the appointment and membership of the governing body of a university school; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 567—Committee on Education.  Approved June 2, 2007

1196

 

 

 

305

AN ACT relating to public welfare; providing for the certification of intermediary service organizations which provide certain services relating to personal assistance received by persons with disabilities; clarifying the definition of “agency to provide personal care services in the home” for purposes of licensing; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 576—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved June 2, 2007

1212

 

 

 

306

AN ACT relating to child support; revising certain provisions concerning the right of a physical custodian of a child to recover support for a child from the noncustodial parent in certain circumstances; requiring every court order for the support of a child to include a provision to provide for the medical support of the child; requiring the Chief of the Program established to locate absent parents, establish paternity and obtain child support to retain a fee in certain cases; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 596—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 2, 2007

1228

 

 

 

307

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; abolishing the Account for Regulation of Salvage Pools, Automobile Wreckers, Body Shops and Garages in the State General Fund; requiring that certain fees and administrative fines collected for licenses and titles relating to salvage pools, automobile wreckers, body shops and garages be deposited with the State Treasurer for credit to the Motor Vehicle Fund; creating the Revolving Account for the Issuance of Salvage Titles in the Motor Vehicle Fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 580—Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 2, 2007

1230

 

 

 

308

AN ACT relating to public employees; revising the provisions governing the selection of plans for the use of the participants in the Public Employees’ Deferred Compensation Program; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 612—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 2, 2007

1236

 

 

 

309

AN ACT relating to dispensing opticians; requiring the Board of Dispensing Opticians to adopt minimum standards for eyewear and certain devices dispensed by a dispensing optician; authorizing any member of the Board to issue subpoenas to compel the production of books, papers and documents; revising provisions governing the reinstatement of an expired license or limited license; authorizing the Board to impose an administrative fine against a person who engages in ophthalmic dispensing without a license; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 249—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 2, 2007

1238

 

 

 

310

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; exempting replica vehicles from inspection requirements for the control of emissions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 321—Assemblymen Atkinson, Parks, Manendo, Beers, Bobzien, Claborn, Denis, Gerhardt, Goedhart, Hogan, Horne, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, McClain, Munford, Oceguera, Pierce, Segerblom, Stewart and Womack.  Approved June 2, 2007

1243

 

 

 

311

AN ACT relating to elections; revising the reporting requirements for contributions and expenditures for certain persons or groups of persons who advocate the passage or defeat of ballot questions; making various changes relating to elections and petitions for initiative or referendum; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 322—Assemblywoman Gansert.  Approved June 2, 2007

1244

 

 

 

312

AN ACT relating to water; making various changes to the requirements for plans and joint plans of water conservation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 331—Assemblymen Hogan, Anderson, Claborn, Denis, Kihuen, Munford, Parks, Pierce, Segerblom and Womack.  Approved June 2, 2007

1252

 

 

 

313

AN ACT relating to education; creating a school district for charter schools sponsored by the State Board of Education for federal law purposes; revising provisions governing the closure of a charter school; clarifying certain provisions governing the payments of money to a charter school for the enrollment of certain pupils; revising provisions governing the employment of administrators for a charter school; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 334—Assemblywoman Smith.  Approved June 2, 2007

1255

 

 

 

314

AN ACT relating to elections; providing under certain circumstances that a registered voter who lives in a mailing precinct or an absent ballot mailing precinct of a county who has received a mailing ballot may vote in person at the office of the county clerk or at designated polling places on election day or at polling places during the period for early voting; requiring certain county clerks to designate at least one polling place to be the polling place where any registered voter who lives in any of the mailing precincts or absent ballot mailing precincts of the county may vote in person on election day; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 342—Assemblymen Gansert, Mabey, Parks, Goedhart, Hardy, Manendo, Marvel, McClain, Parnell, Segerblom and Stewart. Joint Sponsor: Senator Cegavske.  Approved June 2, 2007

1261

 

 

 

315

AN ACT relating to work cards; making the issuance of a temporary work card for employment at certain kinds of dwelling units discretionary rather than mandatory; prohibiting the issuance of work cards for such employment to persons who have been convicted of certain crimes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 352—Assemblymen Gerhardt, Leslie, Parks, Conklin, Anderson, Atkinson, Beers, Buckley, Claborn, Denis, Goedhart, Goicoechea, Grady, Hogan, Kihuen, Koivisto, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Pierce, Segerblom, Smith, Stewart and Womack.  Approved June 2, 2007

1264

 

 

 

316

AN ACT relating to immigration; creating new crimes relating to trafficking in persons; providing for punitive damages in a civil action against a person who commits such crimes in certain circumstances; making property of a person who commits such crimes subject to forfeiture; adding the crimes to the list of felonies that may cause a person to be charged as a habitual felon; requiring the Director of the Department of Business and Industry to include on the website of the Department a link to the Social Security Administration for employers to verify employee social security numbers; providing for an administrative fine to be imposed against a person who holds a state business license if the person willfully, flagrantly or otherwise egregiously engages in the unlawful hiring or employment of an unauthorized alien in violation of federal law; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 383—Assemblymen Kirkpatrick, Conklin and Koivisto.  Approved June 2, 2007

1266

 

 

 

317

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; requiring a provider of a vehicle service contract to notify the buyer of a vehicle service contract if the provider ceases doing business in this State; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 239—Assemblymen Koivisto, Anderson, Bobzien, Claborn, Denis, McClain, Mortenson, Segerblom and Womack.  Approved June 2, 2007

1271

 

 

 

318

AN ACT relating to victims of crime; prohibiting an adverse party named in an extended order for protection against domestic violence from possessing or having under his custody or control a firearm; making various changes to provisions regarding orders for protection against domestic violence; expanding the persons against whom domestic violence may be committed; revising provisions regarding the testing of certain persons accused of committing certain crimes for exposure to the human immunodeficiency virus and commonly contracted sexually transmitted diseases; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 194—Assemblymen Horne, Parks, Anderson, Arberry, Atkinson, Bobzien, Carpenter, Conklin, Denis, Gerhardt, Grady, Kihuen, Koivisto, Leslie, Mabey, Marvel, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Ohrenschall, Pierce, Segerblom and Womack (by request). Joint Sponsors: Senators Horsford, Coffin, Lee, Titus, Wiener and Woodhouse.  Approved June 2, 2007

1273

 

 

 

319

AN ACT relating to property; revising the provisions relating to the conversion of a common-interest community; establishing provisions relating to a tenant’s remedies under certain circumstances; requiring a landlord to provide copies of written rental agreements; revising the provisions relating to the required disclosure of the names and addresses of managers and owners; providing that a dwelling unit is not habitable if it violates certain provisions of housing or health codes; revising provisions relating to the enforceability of an adopted rule or regulation governing a rental agreement; making changes to the provisions relating to a tenant’s remedies under certain circumstances; making various other changes relating to residential landlords and tenants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 195—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 2, 2007

1279

 

 

 

320

AN ACT relating to firearms; revising certain provisions pertaining to the regulation of firearms by local governments; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 92—Senators Lee, Hardy, Heck, Beers, Cegavske, Care, Coffin, McGinness and Woodhouse. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Anderson, Parks, Gansert, Allen, Mortenson, Beers, Bobzien, Christensen, Claborn, Denis, Goicoechea, Grady, Hardy, Koivisto, Manendo, Marvel, Ohrenschall, Settelmeyer and Stewart.  Approved June 4, 2007

1288

 

 

 

321

AN ACT relating to the City of Sparks; authorizing the City Council to employ Special Counsel under certain circumstances; revising certain provisions governing the qualifications of members of the Civil Service Commission; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 101—Senators Mathews and Washington.  Approved June 4, 2007

1291

 

 

 

322

AN ACT relating to local financial administration; revising provisions concerning the proceeds of the fee authorized to be imposed in certain counties to pay for certain baseball stadium projects in certain circumstances; extending the dates for the reversion of certain money previously transferred and appropriated to the Interim Finance Committee to be allocated for Truckee River improvement related projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 203—Senator Washington.  Approved June 4, 2007

1293

 

 

 

323

AN ACT relating to fire protection districts; requiring the board of directors of a fire protection district created by an election to cooperate with the State Forester Firewarden and certain other agencies to prevent and suppress fires in wild lands; authorizing such a board of directors to appoint a district fire chief; providing that the activities of a fire protection district created by an election are separate from county activities and any other political subdivision in this State; authorizing a board of fire commissioners to provide emergency medical services within a fire protection district; requiring title to all property acquired by a fire protection district organized by a board of county commissioners to vest in the district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 288—Senator Townsend.  Approved June 4, 2007

1300

 

 

 

324

AN ACT relating to privacy; revising provisions concerning the protection of certain personal identifying information; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 600—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 4, 2007

1310

 

 

 

325

AN ACT relating to business associations; requiring certain business associations to maintain certain information concerning their ownership at the registered office or principal place of business; authorizing the Secretary of State to suspend or revoke the right of certain business associations to transact business under certain circumstances; revising the provisions pertaining to the name of a foreign limited partnership; making various other changes pertaining to business associations; providing for the licensing and regulation of transfer agents; providing for the correction of certain records filed with the Office of the Secretary of State; applying prospectively the requirements applicable to certain documents filed with the Office of the Secretary of State that contain certain identifying terms relating to architecture, interior design or residential design; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 25—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 4, 2007

1315

 

 

 

326

AN ACT relating to information technology; revising provisions governing the regulation of community antenna television, cable television and other video service; establishing a new regulatory structure for video service providers; requiring the Secretary of State to perform certain duties under the new regulatory structure; limiting the regulatory powers of local governments regarding video service providers; providing fees; requiring providers of Internet service to offer, under certain circumstances, products or services which enable subscribers to regulate and monitor a child’s use of the Internet; providing remedies and penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 526—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 4, 2007

1350

 

 

 

327

AN ACT relating to crimes; establishing the requirements for determining whether a person is insane for purposes of the plea of not guilty by reason of insanity and for the insanity defense; authorizing a plea and verdict of guilty but mentally ill under certain circumstances; providing for annual evaluations and the discharge or conditional release of a person who is committed to the custody of the Administrator of the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of the Department of Health and Human Services after an acquittal by reason of insanity in certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 193—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 4, 2007

1402

 

 

 

328

AN ACT relating to financial institutions; requiring certain financial institutions to provide training to certain officers and employees concerning identifying the suspected exploitation of older persons and vulnerable persons; requiring certain officers and employees who receive such training to report the suspected or known exploitation of an older or vulnerable person; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 87—Assemblymen Leslie, Pierce, McClain, Parnell, Smith, Bobzien, Oceguera, Parks, Segerblom and Womack.  Approved June 4, 2007

1488

 

 

 

329

AN ACT relating to hospitals; limiting the amount of interest and other charges that hospitals may impose for delinquent payments; revising the limitation on the period for commencing an action against a person who has a delinquent account with a hospital; prohibiting a hospital from assigning a lien on real property obtained in connection with a delinquent payment for services rendered at the hospital; authorizing the use of money that is reverted from the Health Insurance Flexibility and Accountability Holding Account in the State General Fund to the Fund for Hospital Care to Indigent Persons at the end of each fiscal year to pay claims for any previous fiscal years; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 247—Assemblywoman Buckley.  Approved June 4, 2007

1496

 

 

 

330

AN ACT relating to children; making various changes to provisions governing the abuse and neglect of children; requiring the Division of Child and Family Services of the Department of Health and Human Services to carry out certain actions against certain agencies which provide child welfare services for failure to take corrective action; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 263—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved June 4, 2007

1499

 

 

 

331

AN ACT relating to water; expressing the sense of the Legislature as to the policy of this State concerning the temporary conversion of certain water rights for certain ecological purposes; setting forth the requirements for carrying out such a temporary conversion; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 296—Assemblymen Bobzien, Leslie, Carpenter, Claborn, Gansert, Goicoechea, Kihuen, Pierce, Settelmeyer and Smith.  Approved June 4, 2007

1510

 

 

 

332

AN ACT relating to general improvement districts; revising the provisions governing the circumstances under which a board of county commissioners may serve ex officio as the board of trustees of a general improvement district; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 373—Assemblyman Grady. Joint Sponsor: Senator Amodei.  Approved June 4, 2007

1511

 

 

 

333

AN ACT relating to interscholastic events; requiring the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association to adopt regulations governing spirit squads; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 386—Assemblyman Mabey.  Approved June 4, 2007

1513

 

 

 

334

AN ACT relating to public health; requiring the Department of Health and Human Services to establish an immunization information system; requiring the State Board of Health to adopt regulations governing the immunization information system to collect certain information concerning the immunization of children in this State; requiring the Department to study the feasibility of allowing private entities to purchase immunizations through the Department; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 410—Assemblymen Leslie, Parks, McClain, Segerblom and Womack.  Approved June 4, 2007

1514

 

 

 

335

AN ACT relating to affordable housing; requiring certain cities and counties to adopt certain measures to implement a housing plan that is included in a master plan and to report their progress in maintaining and developing affordable housing; amending the definition of “affordable housing”; making various changes to the requirements for a master plan relating to affordable housing; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 439—Assemblymen Conklin and Kirkpatrick.  Approved June 4, 2007

1516

 

 

 

336

AN ACT relating to mentally ill persons; requiring a court to seal certain records relating to a person admitted to a public or private mental health facility or hospital under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 490—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved June 4, 2007

1521

 

 

 

337

AN ACT relating to parentage; creating a conclusive presumption of paternity in certain circumstances; expanding the persons authorized to perform certain tests to determine paternity; clarifying that the results of such tests and any sample or specimen taken may be used only for certain purposes; revising certain provisions concerning voluntary acknowledgments of paternity; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 498—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 4, 2007

1523

 

 

 

338

AN ACT relating to the City of Las Vegas; making various changes to the powers of the City Council; making various other changes to the Charter of the City of Las Vegas; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 514—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 4, 2007

1531

 

 

 

339

AN ACT relating to land use planning; providing that governing bodies may not accept certain land use applications if the applications are incomplete; requiring governing bodies to describe the additional information required to make such an application complete; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 558—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 4, 2007

1538

 

 

 

340

AN ACT relating to real estate; revising provisions governing persons regulated by the Real Estate Division of the Department of Business and Industry; imposing certain notification requirements on such persons; authorizing the limited disclosure of certain confidential information; increasing the maximum administrative fines that may be imposed for certain violations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 562—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 4, 2007

1539

 

 

 

341

AN ACT relating to contractors; requiring the State Contractors’ Board to establish a specific limit on the amount of asbestos that a contractor not licensed to remove asbestos may remove; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 592—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 4, 2007

1550

 

 

 

342

AN ACT relating to education; providing for a pilot program to study English immersion and English language learner programs in certain public schools selected by the Department of Education; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 398—Senators Cegavske, Beers, Heck, Washington, Townsend, Amodei, Care, Hardy and McGinness.  Approved June 4, 2007

1551

 

 

 

343

AN ACT relating to education; ensuring sufficient funding for K-12 public education for the 2007-2009 biennium; apportioning the State Distributive School Account in the State General Fund for the 2007-2009 biennium; authorizing certain expenditures; making appropriations for purposes relating to class-size reduction and other educational purposes; revising certain provisions governing the Account for Programs for Innovation and the Prevention of Remediation; revising certain provisions governing the count of pupils for purposes of apportioning money from the State Distributive School Account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 627—Committee on Ways and Means. Joint Sponsor: Committee on Finance.  Approved June 5, 2007

1552

 

 

 

344

AN ACT relating to vehicles; making various changes regarding the imposition, reporting, payment, collection, refunding, administration and enforcement of certain taxes on fuels; providing for the issuance of bonds by the county fair and recreation board in certain counties to assist in the funding of highway projects in the county; allocating a portion of the proceeds of certain taxes and fees to the construction and maintenance of public highways; requiring analyses of the costs and benefits of proposals for certain highway projects; requiring annual performance measurements of and various periodic reports by the Department of Transportation; revising the provisions governing the fees charged by a short-term lessor of a passenger car; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 595—Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 6, 2007

1568

 

 

 

345

AN ACT relating to financial administration; making various appropriations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 579—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1599

 

 

 

346

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 on July 1, 2007, and ending on June 30, 2008, and beginning on July 1, 2008, and ending on June 30, 2009; authorizing the collection of certain amounts from the counties for the use of the services of the State Public Defender; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 576—Committee on Finance. Joint Sponsor: Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1622

 

 

 

347

AN ACT relating to projects of capital improvement; authorizing certain expenditures by the State Public Works Board; levying a property tax to support the Consolidated Bond Interest and Redemption Fund; making appropriations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 578—Committee on Finance. Joint Sponsor: Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1636

 

 

 

348

AN ACT relating to financial administration; making appropriations for various projects and programs that benefit the residents of this State; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 629—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1656

 

 

 

349

AN ACT relating to state employees; establishing the maximum allowed salaries for certain employees in the classified and unclassified service of the State; making appropriations from the State General Fund and State Highway Fund for increases in the salaries of certain employees of the State; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 575—Committee on Finance. Joint Sponsor: Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1677

 

 

 

350

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; 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, 2007, and ending June 30, 2008, and beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009; providing for the use of the money so appropriated; making various other changes relating to the financial administration of the State; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 628—Committee on Ways and Means. Joint Sponsor: Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1693

 

 

 

351

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; revising the provisions governing the Account for the Technological Crime Advisory Board; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 191—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1713

 

 

 

352

AN ACT making various appropriations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 443—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1714

 

 

 

353

AN ACT relating to watercraft; increasing the age under which a person on a vessel is required to wear a personal flotation device; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 13—Assemblywoman Allen (by request).  Approved June 13, 2007

1721

 

 

 

354

AN ACT relating to taxation; repealing the prospective expiration of the exemption from the property tax levied on the real and personal property of certain apprenticeship programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 110—Assemblymen Claborn, McClain, Parks, Smith, Anderson, Conklin, Hogan, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Leslie, Manendo, Munford, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Pierce, Segerblom and Womack. Joint Sponsor: Senator Hardy.  Approved June 13, 2007

1722

 

 

 

355

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Office of the State Controller for the purchase of computer hardware and software; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 197—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1722

 

 

 

356

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Information Technology Division of the Department of Administration to add sites and enhancements to the 800 MHz radio system; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 200—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1723

 

 

 

357

AN ACT making an appropriation to the State Gaming Control Board for implementation of new information system security measures and replacement of equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 202—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1724

 

 

 

358

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Grants Management Unit of the Department of Health and Human Services to purchase vehicles for and expand the capacity of Family Resource Centers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 203—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1724

 

 

 

359

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Education for upgrading video equipment and replacing computer equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 204—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1725

 

 

 

360

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Administration for the purchase of motor pool vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 205—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1726

 

 

 

361

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Administration to fund certain information technology projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 206—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1726

 

 

 

362

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions governing the review of school districts based upon certain financial management principles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 244—Assemblymen Conklin, Parnell, Smith and Kirkpatrick.  Approved June 13, 2007

1727

 

 

 

363

AN ACT relating to courts; increasing the number of district judges in the Second and Eighth Judicial Districts; increasing the number of district judges in the Second and Eighth Judicial Districts who must be judges of the family court; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 246—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1729

 

 

 

364

AN ACT making appropriations to the Division of Health Care Financing and Policy of the Department of Health and Human Services for relocation expenses and replacement vehicles, phone system and other equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 271—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1730

 

 

 

365

AN ACT making appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services to replace vehicles, appliances, radios and other equipment at certain youth facilities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 272—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1731

 

 

 

366

AN ACT making supplemental appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services for payment of stale Medicaid claims; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 542—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1732

 

 

 

367

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Services for computer software and hardware and other equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 273—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1732

 

 

 

368

AN ACT making appropriations to restore the balances in the Stale Claims Account, Emergency Account and Reserve for Statutory Contingency Account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 275—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1733

 

 

 

369

AN ACT relating to parks; requiring the Division of State Parks of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, to the extent that money is available, to conduct a study of the feasibility of establishing and developing a park in the Upper Las Vegas Wash; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 469—Assemblymen Mortenson, Anderson, Buckley, Koivisto, McClain, Pierce and Womack.  Approved June 13, 2007

1734

 

 

 

370

AN ACT making appropriations to the State Department of Agriculture; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 539—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1735

 

 

 

371

AN ACT making supplemental appropriations to the Department of Motor Vehicles for various costs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 543—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1736

 

 

 

372

AN ACT making appropriations to the Department of Transportation for highway improvements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 544—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1736

 

 

 

373

AN ACT making appropriations to the Department of Cultural Affairs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 551—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1737

 

 

 

374

AN ACT relating to education; revising the calculation of the basic support guarantee for school districts in Fiscal Year 2008-2009 under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 563—Committee on Education.  Approved June 13, 2007

1738

 

 

 

375

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Interim Finance Committee for certain contingencies and potential transfer to the Fund to Stabilize the Operation of the State Government; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 617—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1739

 

 

 

376

AN ACT making a contingent appropriation to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency for replacement of vehicles; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 618—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1740

 

 

 

377

AN ACT relating to court programs; reducing the allocation of administrative assessments for use by the Supreme Court to provide an allocation for specialty court programs; eliminating the requirement that the Court Administrator submit a domestic violence report in 2009; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 625—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1741

 

 

 

378

AN ACT relating to programs for public personnel; establishing for the next biennium the amount to be paid to the Public Employees’ Benefits Program for group insurance for certain active and retired public officers and employees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 626—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

1746

 

 

 

379

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Office of the Governor to purchase replacement computer hardware and software and office furniture and machines; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 186—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1747

 

 

 

380

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Interim Finance Committee for allocation to the Department of Wildlife for the implementation of sagebrush habitat projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 189—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1747

 

 

 

381

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Nevada System of Higher Education to fund a portion of the cost of the integration of computing resources; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 192—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1748

 

 

 

382

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Division of State Parks of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to pay the expenses involved in thinning the forests in state parks; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 226—Senator Amodei.  Approved June 13, 2007

1749

 

 

 

383

AN ACT relating to the judicial system; adjusting prospectively the salaries of justices of the Supreme Court and district judges; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 248—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1750

 

 

 

384

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Adjutant General of the Office of the Military for the purchase of replacement vehicles and equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 250—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1752

 

 

 

385

AN ACT making appropriations to the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services of the Department of Health and Human Services for the replacement of certain office equipment and computers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 252—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1752

 

 

 

386

AN ACT making appropriations to the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for replacement vehicles and computer hardware and software and to restore the balance in the Channel Clearance Account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 251—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1753

 

 

 

387

AN ACT making appropriations to the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of the Department of Health and Human Services for computer hardware and software, vehicles, furniture and other equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 253—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1754

 

 

 

388

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Division of State Parks of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for enrollment of rangers in the Police and Firefighters’ Retirement Fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 287—Senator Mathews (by request).  Approved June 13, 2007

1755

 

 

 

389

AN ACT relating to judges; prospectively amending the Charter of the City of North Las Vegas concerning the qualifications of municipal judges contingent upon voter approval; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 303—Senator Lee.  Approved June 13, 2007

1756

 

 

 

390

AN ACT making supplemental appropriations to the Office of the Attorney General; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 341—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1757

 

 

 

391

AN ACT making appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services for replacement computers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 458—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1758

 

 

 

392

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the High Level Nuclear Waste Project Office to fund nuclear waste litigation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 342—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1759

 

 

 

393

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Office of the Governor for increased dues for the National Governors Association and other costs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 444—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1759

 

 

 

394

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Legislative Fund for various projects of the Legislature and the Legislative Counsel Bureau; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 461—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1760

 

 

 

395

AN ACT relating to state financial administration; revising the dates upon which certain uncommitted funds from prior transfers and appropriations must be reverted; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 454—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1761

 

 

 

396

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Office of Veterans’ Services for the Veterans’ Home Account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 462—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1764

 

 

 

397

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Department of Taxation for continued development and implementation of the Unified Tax System; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 463—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1764

 

 

 

398

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Disaster Relief Account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 464—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1765

 

 

 

399

AN ACT making appropriations to restore the balance in the Contingency Fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 466—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1765

 

 

 

400

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Office of the Attorney General for data storage equipment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 467—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1766

 

 

 

401

AN ACT making a supplemental appropriation to the Office of Veterans’ Services for unanticipated shortfalls in Fiscal Year 2006-2007 for utility costs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 468—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1766

 

 

 

402

AN ACT making appropriations to the Department of Public Safety from both the State General Fund and the State Highway Fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 555—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1767

 

 

 

403

AN ACT relating to tourism; transferring money from the Fund for the Promotion of Tourism to the Western Folklife Center for the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering; transferring money from the Fund for the Promotion of Tourism to the Atomic Testing Museum; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 562—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1768

 

 

 

404

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Office of the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services to fund a working group to study the methamphetamine problem in Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 570—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1770

 

 

 

405

AN ACT relating to public utilities; removing certain entities from regulation as public utilities; eliminating the requirement that the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada conduct a hearing before ordering certain changes relating to railroad crossings; eliminating the requirement that the Commission convene a hearing not later than 60 days after a plan to increase the supply of electricity or decrease the demand for electricity is filed with the Commission; revising provisions governing the exemption of electric generating plants; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 95—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 13, 2007

1771

 

 

 

406

AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; establishing procedures for the commitment to and conditional release from the custody of the Administrator of the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of the Department of Health and Human Services of certain criminal defendants whom the court finds to be incompetent; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 380—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 13, 2007

1776

 

 

 

407

AN ACT relating to economic development; requiring the Southern Nevada Enterprise Community Advisory Board to develop a project to make certain improvements to infrastructure in and near the Community; extending the temporary tax incentive for locating or expanding businesses that are or will become grocery stores within the Community; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 352—Senator Horsford.  Approved June 13, 2007

1781

 

 

 

408

AN ACT relating to real estate; defining the term “agency” in the context of real estate brokers, salesmen and qualified intermediaries; revising the duties of a real estate licensee; allowing a client to waive certain required duties of a real estate licensee which relate to offers made to or by the client; prohibiting the waiver of other duties of a licensee; allowing for communications with the client of another broker under certain permissible circumstances; clarifying that such communication does not create an agency relationship with the client of the other broker; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 69—Senator Schneider.  Approved June 13, 2007

1787

 

 

 

409

AN ACT relating to prescription drugs; requiring certain wholesalers and manufacturers of prescription drugs to file annually with the State Board of Pharmacy a report disclosing the wholesalers’ and manufacturers’ compliance with a written marketing code of conduct; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 128—Assemblymen Conklin, Buckley, Anderson, Horne, Parks, Bobzien, Claborn, Denis, Gerhardt, Hogan, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Leslie, Manendo, Mortenson, Munford, Pierce, Segerblom and Smith. Joint Sponsors: Senators Titus and Carlton.  Approved June 13, 2007

1790

 

 

 

410

AN ACT relating to health; eliminating the Nevada Institutional Review Board; directing the Legislative Commission to provide for a study concerning alternative and complementary integrative medicine, homeopathic medicine and the use of nonembryonic stem cells in bioregenerative medical technology; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 432—Senator Schneider.  Approved June 13, 2007

1792

 

 

 

411

AN ACT relating to wildlife; revising the circumstances under which the killing of certain animals is prohibited; requiring the Department of Wildlife to issue a 1-day group fishing permit under certain circumstances; requiring the Board of Wildlife Commissioners to adopt certain regulations; prohibiting a person from hunting or fishing any wildlife without a license or permit to do so; revising the information that the Department must include in certain permits; revising the fees for certain tags and permits; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 573—Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining.  Approved June 13, 2007

1795

 

 

 

412

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions relating to reports of accountability to include information relating to pupils who drop out of school in grade 8; revising provisions governing the attendance and truancy of pupils; authorizing a juvenile court to order a parent or guardian of a child to pay a fine under certain circumstances if the child is a habitual truant; authorizing a juvenile court to waive certain fines if the parent or guardian is ordered to pay fines in a court of competent jurisdiction; requiring the Legislative Committee on Education to study issues relating to truancy; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 485—Committee on Education.  Approved June 13, 2007

1804

 

 

 

413

AN ACT relating to health care; revising the method of selecting certain professionals for various boards related to health care; creating a new type of license for practicing medicine; changing the requirements for a license by endorsement to practice medicine; providing new requirements for certain nursing instructors; providing two new types of licenses for osteopathic medicine; providing a new type of license as a dispensing optician; providing in statute for the election of officers for the State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners; making various other changes relating to health care; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 412—Senators Heck, Townsend, Hardy, Beers, Cegavske and Washington. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Hardy, Gansert and Mabey.  Approved June 13, 2007

1821

 

 

 

414

AN ACT relating to the health of pupils; requiring that certain physical examinations of children in schools include an examination of height and weight of a representative sample of pupils; requiring that notice be provided to the parent or guardian of a child before the examinations are performed; requiring school nurses or a designee of a school nurse to report the results of such physical examinations to the State Health Officer for statistical purposes and to exclude from the reports any identifying information relating to a particular child; requiring the Legislative Committee on Health Care to hold a hearing during the interim concerning the health-related issues of children; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 354—Assemblymen Parnell, Smith and Mabey. Joint Sponsor: Senator Wiener.  Approved June 13, 2007

1870

 

 

 

415

AN ACT relating to the taxation of property; revising the provisions governing certain exemptions from taxes and appeals by taxpayers; revising certain requirements for the assessment of common-interest communities; revising the provisions governing the calculation of certain partial abatements of taxes and the collection of taxes following certain fluctuations in taxable value; requiring the Committee on Local Government Finance to adopt regulations for the allocation of certain reductions in revenue resulting from the partial abatement of taxes; providing limitations upon certain requests for the waiver of interest and penalties imposed for the late payment of taxes; postponing the prospective expiration of certain provisions for the funding of accounts for the acquisition and improvement of technology in the offices of county assessors; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 209—Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 13, 2007

1874

 

 

 

416

AN ACT relating to the Nevada System of Higher Education; authorizing the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada to delegate certain of its authority with respect to the issuance of certain obligations; authorizing the Board of Regents to issue revenue bonds to finance the construction of student housing and parking facilities at Nevada State College; increasing the total authorized amount of revenue bonds that the Board of Regents may issue for certain projects and facilities within the System; expanding the authorized scope of certain such projects; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 455—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1900

 

 

 

417

AN ACT relating to pollution; requiring the State Environmental Commission to mandate the reporting of all greenhouse gases emitted by each affected unit in this State for inclusion in a registry of greenhouse gas emissions; requiring the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to issue a statewide inventory of greenhouse gases released in this State; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 422—Senator Titus.  Approved June 13, 2007

1905

 

 

 

418

AN ACT relating to the safety of children; prohibiting the possession of certain firearms on the property of or in a vehicle of child care facilities; revising the definition of “firearm”; requiring children who are taken into custody for possession of a firearm while on school property to submit to an evaluation by a qualified professional and a drug test; revising provisions concerning certain sex offenders who are on lifetime supervision or released on parole, probation or a suspended sentence; revising the jurisdiction of school police officers under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 354—Senator Horsford. Joint Sponsor: Assemblywoman Kirkpatrick.  Approved June 13, 2007

1913

 

 

 

419

AN ACT relating to animals; prohibiting a person from allowing a cat or dog to remain unattended in a parked or standing motor vehicle in a manner that endangers the health or safety of the cat or dog; providing certain exceptions; authorizing a peace officer to use force to remove a cat or dog from a motor vehicle under certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 329—Senators Townsend and Titus.  Approved June 13, 2007

1924

 

 

 

420

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions governing the statewide system of accountability for public schools and school districts; revising provisions governing the Commission on Educational Excellence; revising provisions governing the Commission on Educational Technology; prescribing the minimum credits required of pupils enrolled in high school in certain courses of study; providing for a waiver from the required enrollment in the minimum credits; revising provisions governing the adoption of academic standards; revising provisions governing promotion to high school; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 184—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1927

 

 

 

421

AN ACT relating to financial matters; clarifying the intent of provisions concerning the applicability of certain laws relating to installment loans; prohibiting the reduction of certain local property taxes without the approval of the State Board of Finance; limiting the security which may be provided for certain special obligation bonds of the State; repealing certain revisions to exemptions from execution; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 577—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 13, 2007

1967

 

 

 

422

AN ACT relating to the judicial system; creating the Supreme Court Commission on Law Libraries and the District Court Commission on Law Libraries; reorganizing the Second and Eighth Judicial Districts; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 556—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

1971

 

 

 

423

AN ACT relating to public health; exempting certain entities that comply with the provisions of federal law governing the electronic transmission of certain health information from provisions of state law that provide more stringent privacy requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 536—Committee on Human Resources and Education.  Approved June 13, 2007

1976

 

 

 

424

AN ACT relating to elections; requiring each county clerk to collect certain information regarding elections and to submit that information to the Secretary of State; requiring the Secretary of State to compile the information collected from the county clerks into a report to be submitted to the Legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 401—Senators Horsford, Titus, Care, Coffin and Woodhouse. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Segerblom, Atkinson, Leslie and Bobzien.  Approved June 13, 2007

1984

 

 

 

425

AN ACT relating to motor vehicle products; requiring the State Board of Agriculture to adopt by regulation certain specifications for motor vehicle fuel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 324—Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 13, 2007

1986

 

 

 

426

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions relating to alternative programs for pupils at risk of dropping out of school, programs of distance education and independent study and certain other educational programs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 535—Committee on Human Resources and Education.  Approved June 13, 2007

1987

 

 

 

427

AN ACT relating to public lands; transferring public lands administered by the Colorado River Commission of Nevada under the Fort Mohave Valley Development Law from the State of Nevada to Clark County; transferring the powers and duties of the Commission under the Fort Mohave Valley Development Law to the Board of County Commissioners of Clark County; transferring money in the Fort Mohave Valley Development Account to Clark County; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 301—Senator Hardy. Joint Sponsor: Assemblyman Hardy.  Approved June 13, 2007

2000

 

 

 

428

AN ACT relating to airports; exempting the rental or lease of certain space at certain local governmental airports from requirements relating to appraisals and public auctions; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 320—Senator Beers.  Approved June 13, 2007

2008

 

 

 

429

AN ACT relating to water; expanding the purposes for which the State Engineer may adopt regulations; authorizing the State Engineer to impose administrative fines and to order payment of the costs of certain proceedings; authorizing the State Engineer to consider the consumptive use of a water right under certain circumstances; authorizing the State Engineer to seek injunctive relief for certain violations; revising provisions relating to the protest of certain applications involving interbasin transfers of groundwater; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 274—Committee on Natural Resources.  Approved June 13, 2007

2013

 

 

 

430

AN ACT relating to guardianships; extending the time in which certain information must be provided to the court for the appointment of a guardian; revising the provisions relating to the extension of temporary guardianships; revising the information that must be set forth in a petition to appoint a temporary guardian for certain wards; revising provisions relating to petitions by guardians to the court; revising provisions relating to the treatment or commitment of a ward; extending the time in which a guardian must wind up the affairs of the guardianship; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 129—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 13, 2007

2024

 

 

 

431

AN ACT relating to the State Legislature; providing for allowances for certain travel expenses incurred by Legislators during the legislative interim; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 73—Senator Rhoads.  Approved June 13, 2007

2035

 

 

 

432

AN ACT relating to traffic laws; prohibiting a person from organizing an unauthorized speed contest on a public highway; increasing the penalty for driving a vehicle in willful or wanton disregard of the safety of persons or property; increasing the penalty for driving a vehicle in an unauthorized speed contest on a public highway; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 43—Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.  Approved June 13, 2007

2036

 

 

 

433

AN ACT relating to transportation; revising provisions relating to services provided for the control of vehicular traffic related to a special event; requiring proof of insurance to be contained in an application for the registration of a motor vehicle; transferring certain duties for training peace officers from the Department of Motor Vehicles to the Department of Public Safety; revising provisions governing the revocation of driver’s licenses; prohibiting a person who has a temporary driver’s license from obtaining another temporary license in certain circumstances; revising provisions governing the issuance of motor vehicle insurance; revising provisions relating to the security that must be deposited when a report of certain motor vehicle accidents involving injury, death or damage to property is received by the Department of Motor Vehicles; requiring certain employees of the Nevada Transportation Authority to receive certain training; changing the name of the “Transportation Services Authority” to the “Nevada Transportation Authority”; requiring the Authority to appoint a Deputy Commissioner; providing the qualifications and duties of the Deputy Commissioner; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 497—Committee on Transportation.  Approved June 13, 2007

2041

 

 

 

434

AN ACT relating to tobacco; revising certain provisions for the enforcement of taxes and restrictions on the sale and use of cigarettes to provide for the enforcement of taxes and restrictions on the sale and use of other tobacco products; requiring tobacco retailers to display certain notices concerning the sale of tobacco to minors; prohibiting the retail sale of cigarettes through the use of certain self-service displays; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 586—Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 13, 2007

2056

 

 

 

435

AN ACT relating to public records; requiring a governmental entity to take certain action in response to a written request to inspect or copy a public book or record; making various changes regarding the confidentiality of records; authorizing a person to apply to a district court for an order to allow the person to inspect or copy certain confidential public books or records that have been in the custody of a governmental entity for a certain period; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 123—Senator Care.  Approved June 13, 2007

2060

 

 

 

436

AN ACT relating to education; requiring each school district to develop a program to provide enhanced compensation to employees of the school district; making various changes regarding the evaluation and admonition of educational personnel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 460—Assemblymen Anderson, Koivisto, Parks, Parnell, Beers, Atkinson, Bobzien, Buckley, Carpenter, Claborn, Conklin, Denis, Gansert, Gerhardt, Goedhart, Goicoechea, Grady, Hardy, Hogan, Horne, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Leslie, Mabey, Manendo, Marvel, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Pierce, Segerblom, Settelmeyer, Smith, Stewart, Weber and Womack.  Approved June 13, 2007

2164

 

 

 

437

AN ACT relating to crimes; prohibiting the use of certain personal identifying information of another to obtain any other personal identifying information of that person without the prior express consent of the person; increasing the penalty for possessing, selling, transferring or obtaining and using the personal identifying information of another person under certain circumstances; creating a rebuttable inference of the intent to use the personal identifying information of another person unlawfully under certain circumstances; allowing a postal inspector of the United States Postal Inspection Service to make arrests for crimes related to postal matters under certain circumstances; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 428—Assemblymen Parks, Anderson, Horne, Cobb, Leslie, Allen, Arberry, Buckley, Conklin, Denis, Hogan, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Pierce, Segerblom, Settelmeyer, Smith and Womack.  Approved June 13, 2007

2168

 

 

 

438

AN ACT relating to health care; making various changes to provisions concerning the human immunodeficiency virus; amending the definition of a “food handler” employed in or operating a food establishment; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 443—Assemblymen Parks, Koivisto, Pierce, Leslie, Ohrenschall, Anderson, Buckley, Claborn, Denis, Gerhardt, Hogan, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Manendo, McClain, Segerblom and Smith. Joint Sponsors: Senators Horsford, Titus, Wiener and Woodhouse.  Approved June 13, 2007

2174

 

 

 

439

AN ACT relating to education; requiring the boards of trustees of school districts to prescribe a policy for the development of 4-year academic plans for pupils enrolled in high school; requiring the principals of certain larger high schools to provide for a program of small learning communities; requiring the State Board of Education to prescribe a uniform grading scale for high schools; requiring each school district to adopt a policy setting forth the duties of school counselors; expanding the age for compulsory school attendance from 17 years to 18 years; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 212—Committee on Education.  Approved June 13, 2007

2177

 

 

 

440

AN ACT relating to local governmental administration; authorizing boards of county commissioners to apply for and accept certain rights over federal lands and to indemnify the Federal Government in connection with such rights; providing for the disposition of excess payments made to a county recorder; revising provisions relating to the appointment and oath of deputy sheriffs; exempting the sheriff of certain larger counties from the requirement to attend in person or by deputy all sessions in district court in that county; authorizing the judge of each district court and the justice of the peace in each justice court in certain larger counties to appoint a deputy marshal for the court; authorizing boards of county commissioners to delegate authority to approve certain claims for refunds of charges, fees or deposits paid to county departments of aviation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 139—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 13, 2007

2185

 

 

 

441

AN ACT relating to condominium hotels; establishing provisions governing condominium hotels; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 431—Assemblymen Horne, Parks, Anderson, Conklin, Allen, Denis, Gerhardt, Goicoechea, Hogan, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Leslie, Munford, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Segerblom, Settelmeyer, Smith and Womack.  Approved June 13, 2007

2194

 

 

 

442

AN ACT relating to crimes; making it unlawful to carry a graffiti implement in certain places and in certain circumstances; providing that a governmental entity which incurs costs in cleaning up or removing graffiti may receive restitution if the graffiti was on public property; revising penalties for unlawfully placing graffiti on the property of another; revising provisions governing the suspension of or delay in issuing a driver’s license when a person is convicted for placing graffiti on or defacing property; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 14—Assemblyman Oceguera.  Approved June 13, 2007

2295

 

 

 

443

AN ACT relating to taxes on retail sales; revising various provisions governing sales and use taxes to ensure continued compliance with the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement; providing for the direct payment by certain purchasers of any sales and use taxes due to an Indian reservation or Indian colony in this State; providing for the submission to the voters of the question whether the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 should be amended to repeal a tax exemption for the sale of aircraft and major components of aircraft to an airline based in Nevada and to authorize the Legislature to amend or repeal a provision of that Act without additional voter approval when necessary to carry out a federal law or interstate agreement for the administration of sales and use taxes; repealing certain obsolete provisions for the administration of sales and use taxes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 502—Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 13, 2007

2301

 

 

 

444

AN ACT relating to public facilities; authorizing the boards of county commissioners of certain larger counties to adopt procedures for the sale of the naming rights to a shooting range owned by the county; requiring boards of county commissioners that sell naming rights relating to a shooting range to create an enterprise fund for the shooting range; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 497—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 13, 2007

2320

 

 

 

445

AN ACT relating to housing; authorizing a person who makes a payment toward the purchase of a manufactured home to bring an action to rescind a contract or recover damages under certain circumstances; revising the provisions relating to the review of rental agreements and other residency documents; revising the provisions relating to certain repairs to a manufactured home; making changes pertaining to rules and regulations of a manufactured home park; revising the provisions relating to meetings between a landlord and tenants under certain circumstances; requiring a landlord to pay certain costs associated with the conversion of a manufactured home park; increasing the amount of the limitation on the lien of a landlord; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 304—Committee on Commerce and Labor.  Approved June 13, 2007

2322

 

 

 

446

AN ACT relating to public health; authorizing the Department of Health and Human Services to administer certain programs to assist certain persons with costs relating to health care and pharmaceutical services; revising the percentages of and the manner of allocating money in the Fund for a Healthy Nevada for certain programs; revising provisions governing the subsidies from the Fund for the cost of prescription drugs, pharmaceutical services and certain other benefits; revising the membership and duties of the Grants Management Advisory Committee; repealing the Task Force for the Fund for a Healthy Nevada; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 182—Assemblymen McClain, Parks, Allen, Arberry, Atkinson, Bobzien, Claborn, Conklin, Denis, Gerhardt, Grady, Horne, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Leslie, Manendo, Marvel, Munford, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Pierce, Segerblom, Smith and Womack.  Approved June 13, 2007

2335

 

 

 

447

AN ACT relating to health care; requiring the Department of Health and Human Services to establish programs to increase public awareness of health care information concerning the hospitals and surgical centers for ambulatory patients in this State; requiring the Department to establish and maintain an Internet website which provides certain information concerning the charges imposed and the quality of health care provided by those hospitals and centers; requiring those hospitals and centers to submit certain information to the Department for the programs; requiring the Department to make certain determinations before performing certain duties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 146—Committee on Health and Human Services.  Approved June 13, 2007

2349

 

 

 

448

AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for the inspection and forfeiture of certain seized vehicles or parts which have altered or missing identification numbers or marks; prohibiting the disclosure of certain information related to the investigation of such a vehicle or part; prohibiting a vehicle dealer, garage owner and certain other businesses from possessing a vehicle or part which has a missing or altered identification number or mark; revising the penalty for possessing such a vehicle or part; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 141—Assemblymen Horne, Kirkpatrick, Parks, Conklin, Allen, Anderson, Arberry, Atkinson, Buckley, Claborn, Denis, Gerhardt, Goedhart, Hogan, Kihuen, Leslie, Mabey, Marvel, McClain, Mortenson, Munford, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Pierce, Segerblom, Smith and Womack. Joint Sponsors: Senators Wiener, Coffin, Titus, Horsford, Lee, Mathews, Washington and Woodhouse.  Approved June 13, 2007

2360

 

 

 

449

AN ACT relating to public health; requiring certain prenatal tests for pregnant women under certain circumstances; requiring certain tests for the human immunodeficiency virus for pregnant women and newborn children under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 266—Senator Horsford. Joint Sponsor: Assemblyman Parks.  Approved June 13, 2007

2366

 

 

 

450

AN ACT relating to emergency medical services; requiring the State Board of Health to develop a system of collecting data relating to waiting times at hospitals; requiring hospitals and providers of emergency medical services in certain counties to participate in the collection of data; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 244—Senator Nolan.  Approved June 13, 2007

2369

 

 

 

451

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions governing the award of grants from the Account for Programs for Innovation and the Prevention of Remediation by the Commission on Educational Excellence; requiring the Commission to report certain information concerning allocations from the Account; revising provisions governing the use of money in the Account; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 185—Committee on Finance.  Approved June 13, 2007

2373

 

 

 

452

AN ACT relating to health; creating the Nevada Academy of Health; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 171—Senators Heck, Townsend, Washington, Nolan, Hardy, Beers, Cegavske, Raggio and Rhoads. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Gansert, Hardy, Marvel, Beers, Horne, Mabey, Manendo, Settelmeyer and Stewart.  Approved June 13, 2007

2380

 

 

 

453

AN ACT relating to schools; requiring school districts to pay increased salaries to certain professional school library media specialists who hold certain national certification; requiring related information to be included in the annual budget report of each school district; making an appropriation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 166—Senator Mathews.  Approved June 13, 2007

2384

 

 

 

454

AN ACT relating to Medicaid; revising certain provisions concerning the recovery from recipients or third parties of certain costs for Medicaid paid by the Department of Health and Human Services; revising certain provisions concerning assessments on nursing facilities; revising certain provisions concerning liability for the submission of a false claim to the State or a local government; providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 529—Committee on Human Resources and Education.  Approved June 13, 2007

2389

 

 

 

455

AN ACT relating to public officers; revising the provisions governing the compensation of certain elected county officers; revising certain provisions relating to the payment of per diem allowances and travel expenses; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 516—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 13, 2007

2408

 

 

 

456

AN ACT relating to business; revising provisions relating to corporations; revising the provisions relating to the reinstatement, renewal or revival of certain business associations; revising provisions relating to limited-liability companies; revising the applicability of the Uniform Partnership Act (1997); revising provisions relating to professional corporations and associations; revising provisions relating to the exemption of certain property of judgment debtors from attachment or execution; requiring financing statements of a transmitting utility to be filed in the Office of the Secretary of State; revising provisions relating to a trustee’s power of sale involving real property; making various other changes relating to business; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 483—Committee on Judiciary.  Approved June 13, 2007

2413

 

 

 

457

AN ACT relating to educational personnel; revising provisions governing the monthly salaries of the members of the boards of trustees of school districts; requiring the board of trustees of each school district to adopt a program to engage certain administrators in annual classroom instruction, observation and other activities; making various changes regarding the evaluation and admonition of educational personnel; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 328—Senator Beers.  Approved June 13, 2007

2450

 

 

 

458

AN ACT relating to insurance; providing requirements relating to coverage for group health insurance to certain associations; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 403—Senator Washington.  Approved June 13, 2007

2457

 

 

 

459

AN ACT relating to tax increment areas; authorizing the creation of tax increment areas by cooperative agreement between a city and the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada in certain circumstances; changing the manner in which certain revenue limitations apply to securities issued for certain tax increment areas; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 374—Senator Hardy.  Approved June 13, 2007

2459

 

 

 

460

AN ACT relating to residential facilities; requiring that certain facilities and entities provide notice of the limitations on the services provided at the facility and certain other information; requiring the Aging Services Division of the Department of Health and Human Services to develop the required notice; requiring the Department to develop a brochure and website to assist older persons in determining the appropriate level of care and type of facility they require to meet their needs; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 314—Senators Woodhouse, Horsford, Titus, Amodei, Beers, Coffin, Heck, Lee, Schneider and Wiener. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Parnell, Parks, Gerhardt, McClain, Bobzien, Denis, Manendo, Segerblom, Smith and Womack.  Approved June 13, 2007

2466

 

 

 

461

AN ACT relating to purchasing; prohibiting the solicitation or provision of certain information before the award of purchasing contracts; imposing certain requirements on public officers and employees relating to inducements offered by bidders on such contracts; prohibiting the solicitation or acceptance of certain employment by certain contracting officials within a certain period after their employment or service is terminated; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 307—Senator Titus.  Approved June 13, 2007

2468

 

 

 

462

AN ACT relating to civil liability; enacting provisions relating to civil liability for causing the injury or death of certain pets; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 298—Senators Hardy and Townsend.  Approved June 13, 2007

2471

 

 

 

463

AN ACT relating to fire protection; revising provisions that authorize a fire protection district receiving federal aid to annex territory which is contiguous to the district; authorizing a fire protection district receiving federal aid to reorganize as a county fire protection district; authorizing the adjustment of the boundaries of certain contiguous fire protection districts located in a county; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 289—Committee on Human Resources and Education.  Approved June 13, 2007

2474

 

 

 

464

AN ACT relating to emergency medical services; enacting provisions related to the access, sharing and confidentiality of certain information by various medical review committees; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 228—Senator Heck.  Approved June 13, 2007

2478

 

 

 

465

AN ACT relating to domestic relations; codifying certain common law factors that a court must consider when determining alimony; revising the provisions governing the reporting of information concerning investigations of domestic violence; requiring the Director of the Department of Public Safety to submit an annual report concerning temporary and extended orders for protection against domestic violence to the Legislature; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 202—Senator Washington. Joint Sponsor: Assemblyman Carpenter.  Approved June 13, 2007

2479

 

 

 

466

AN ACT relating to redevelopment; extending the duration of certain redevelopment plans; requiring the North Las Vegas Redevelopment Agency to review and report on certain of its redevelopment activities; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 200—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 13, 2007

2484

 

 

 

467

AN ACT relating to public guardians; allowing a board of county commissioners to pay the necessary expenses incurred by a public guardian during a guardianship; allowing a board of county commissioners to establish a revolving fund to pay for the necessary expenses incurred by a public guardian during a guardianship; requiring a public guardian to reimburse the county from the assets of the ward for any expenses paid by the county; requiring boards of county commissioners to establish the office of public guardian; revising provisions governing the appointment or designation of a public guardian; revising the requirements governing eligibility to utilize a public guardian; revising provisions concerning attorneys retained by a public guardian; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 157—Senators Mathews, Wiener, Heck, Amodei, Horsford, Raggio and Townsend. Joint Sponsor: Assemblywoman McClain.  Approved June 13, 2007

2485

 

 

 

468

AN ACT relating to purchasing; requiring organizations that wish to participate in the Program to Encourage and Facilitate Purchases by Agencies of Commodities and Services From Organizations to register with and submit quarterly reports to the Rehabilitation Division of the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 140—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 13, 2007

2493

 

 

 

469

AN ACT relating to periods of observance; designating the month of May of each year as Archeological Awareness and Historic Preservation Month in this State; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 136—Committee on Government Affairs.  Approved June 13, 2007

2496

 

 

 

470

AN ACT relating to the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority; exempting certain contracts entered into by the Board of Trustees of the Authority from certain requirements; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 117—Senators Raggio, Townsend and Washington. Joint Sponsors: Assemblymen Gansert, Marvel, Anderson, Bobzien, Cobb, Leslie and Smith.  Approved June 13, 2007

2497

 

 

 

471

AN ACT relating to collection agencies; clarifying when collection agents and collection agencies may record telephone calls; providing that violations of the provisions of the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act are deemed violations of certain provisions governing collection agencies; requiring a collection agency which collects a debt on behalf of a hospital to provide certain notice to a debtor; specifying the manner in which a collection agency must verify a debt; making various other changes concerning collection agencies and collection agents; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 127—Assemblymen Smith, Parks, Leslie, Koivisto, Conklin, Atkinson, Bobzien, Buckley, Claborn, Denis, Hogan, Horne, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Manendo, McClain, Mortenson, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Pierce, Segerblom and Womack.  Approved June 13, 2007

2498

 

 

 

472

AN ACT relating to public financial administration; providing the rate of interest to be paid on overpayments of taxes on real or personal property; making various changes to other provisions governing taxes on real or personal property; making various changes concerning certain agreements and claims regarding unclaimed property held by a county treasurer; revising provisions governing calculation of the interest that a public body must pay to a contractor on amounts withheld from progress payments on public works; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 585—Committee on Taxation.  Approved June 13, 2007

2503

 

 

 

473

AN ACT relating to health care; requiring the Secretary of State to establish and maintain the Registry of Advance Directives for Health Care on his Internet website; establishing the requirements to register an advance directive and to obtain access to an advance directive in the Registry; providing civil and criminal immunity to providers of health care and the Secretary of State, his deputies, employees and attorneys under certain circumstances; requiring the Secretary of State to make certain determinations before performing certain duties; requiring the Secretary of State to conduct an interim study of the Registry; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 158—Assemblymen Bobzien, Leslie, Gansert, Parks, Buckley, Allen, Anderson, Arberry, Atkinson, Conklin, Gerhardt, Hardy, Horne, Kihuen, Kirkpatrick, Koivisto, Manendo, McClain, Oceguera, Ohrenschall, Parnell, Pierce, Segerblom, Settelmeyer, Smith and Womack. Joint Sponsors: Senators Horsford, Titus, Townsend, Wiener and Woodhouse.  Approved June 13, 2007

2514

 

 

 

474

AN ACT relating to special fuel; providing that a farm vehicle or special mobile equipment that contains dyed special fuel in the fuel tank may be operated on certain highways in this State under certain circumstances; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 624—Assemblymen Goicoechea, Goedhart, Carpenter, Grady, Beers, Hardy and Settelmeyer.  Approved June 13, 2007

2518

 

 

 

475

AN ACT relating to local financial administration; revising provisions governing certain general obligations of school districts; revising provisions governing loans from the investment portfolios of certain cities and consolidated municipalities; revising provisions governing the guarantee of bonds of school districts with money from the State Permanent School Fund; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 615—Committee on Ways and Means.  Approved June 13, 2007

2520

 

 

 

476

AN ACT relating to elections; requiring the governing body of certain political subdivisions that submits a question to the voters to create a description of anticipated financial effect; requiring certain persons or groups of persons advocating the passage or defeat of certain initiatives or referenda to provide various information to the Secretary of State concerning campaign contributions, expenditures and expenses; requiring circulators of certain petitions to attach an affidavit to each document of the petition; authorizing the Legislative Counsel to provide technical suggestions regarding certain initiatives and referenda; requiring the governing body of a local government to prepare a description of anticipated financial effect when a petition for initiative or referendum is filed with the county or city clerk; providing a civil penalty; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 604—Committee on Elections, Procedures, Ethics, and Constitutional Amendments.  Approved June 13, 2007

2525

 

 

 

477

AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions governing the sponsorship of charter schools; prescribing the circumstances under which certain charter schools are exempt from annual performance audits and are authorized to receive certain money for facilities; revising provisions regarding the membership of a governing body of a charter school; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 591—Committee on Education.  Approved June 13, 2007

2548

 

 

 

478

AN ACT relating to elections; eliminating various provisions concerning supplies that are no longer used in elections; regulating the process for rescinding a withdrawal of candidacy; making various changes regarding early voting; providing a deadline by which a regulation of the Secretary of State must be effective to be applicable to a particular election; providing for when certain offices must be declared elected and no election held for the office; making certain changes concerning the official record for a recount; making various changes to the provisions governing absent ballots; making various changes concerning questions placed on a ballot; making various other changes; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Assembly Bill No. 569—Committee on Elections, Procedures, Ethics, and Constitutional Amendments.  Approved June 13, 2007

2580

 

 

 

479

AN ACT relating to transportation; prohibiting certain vehicles from traveling on that portion of State Route 159 that is designated as a scenic route; requiring the Department of Transportation to erect suitable markers along that portion of the Route; requiring the Department to consider certain factors and to receive approval from the Board of Directors of the Department before reducing the maximum weight limits on certain highways; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.  Senate Bill No. 128—Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.  Approved June 13, 2007

2627

 

 

 

480

AN ACT relating to business entities; enacting the Model Registered Agents Act; revising the provisions relating to th