The League of Women Voters of Nevada is tracking the following bills the week of April 22, 2019. If you are interested in how we select bills for tracking, please see the LWV US “Impact on Issues 2016-2018,” which details the League’s approved issues and positions. https://www.lwv.org/league-management/other-issues-tools/impact-issues-2016-2018-online-edition
We are a non-partisan organization that does not promote nor work directly with either political party or candidates, but we do advocate for issues that align with our mission. Issues and positions are vetted, studied, and approved through a rigorous consensus process. You can learn more about League here: https://www.lwv.org/
You can view legislative hearings online and read the content of bills through the legislature’s website: https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Calendar/A/
For a full review of the Nevada legislative website’s tools and as well as tips for tracking bills and providing testimony, the League of Women Voters of Nevada offers a 2019 Legislative Engagement and Advocacy Guide. https://lwvnvblog.org/civics/
If you would like to send comments on bills, you can find email addresses for Assembly members here:
Email addresses for Senate members are here: https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Legislator/A/Senate/
You can also use the Legislative Polling tool to indicate support or opposition on bills here:
Tuesday, April 23rd, is the deadline for bills to be approved in the house of origination. Assembly bills must be affirmatively approved by a majority of the full Assembly and Senate bills must be affirmatively approved by a majority of the full Senate by Tuesday to continue to the second house for hearings.
Floor sessions are agendized each day at the top of the Calendar page: https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Calendar/A/
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
AB186: National Popular Vote Interstate Compact
The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact is an approved LWV issue, so we are in support.
AJR2*: Proposing to amend the Nevada Constitution to require the recognition of all marriages regardless of gender.
- Room 2144 of the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St., Carson City, NV.
- Videoconferenced to Room 4412 of the Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV.
Friday, April 26, 2019
Closing the budgets for Behavioral and Mental Health
- Room 3137 of the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St., Carson City, NV.
- Videoconferenced to Room 4404B of the Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV.