LWVN Legislative Tracking Week of April 29, 2019

The League of Women Voters of Nevada is tracking the following bills the week of April 29, 2019.  If you are interested in how we select bills for tracking, please see the LWV US “Impact on Issues 2018-2020,” which details the League’s approved issues and positions.  https://www.lwv.org/impact-issues

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:

https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Legislator/A/Assembly/

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:

https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Opinions/80th2019/

Monday, April 29, 2019

SB20: Revises provisions relating to guardianship.

SB252: Allows the Department of Corrections to place an inmate who is older and/or infirm and does not pose a danger to the community in residential confinement.

 

9:00 AM

Assembly Committee on Judiciary

Agenda

  • Room 3138 of the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St., Carson City, NV.
  • Videoconferenced to Room 4406 of the Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV.

SB20, SB252

 

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Budget Closings for the individual correctional facilities

 8:00 AM

Agenda

  • Room 2134 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.

3715, 3716, 3717, 3718, 3722, 3723, 3724, 3725, 3738, 3739, 3741, 3747, 3748, 3749, 3751, 3752, 3754, 3759, 3760, 3761, 3762

 

Closing Budgets on Juvenile Services and Justice

8:00 AM

Assembly Committee on Ways and Means and Senate Committee on Finance, Subcommittees on Human Services

Agenda

  • Room 3137 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.

1383, 3141, 3142, 3143, 3145, 3147, 3148, 3179, 3181, 3229, 3242, 3250, 3251, 3259, 3263, 3281, 3646

 

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

 The Economic Forum makes the official revenue projections of tax revenue to pay for the biennial budget.

9:00 AM

Economic Forum

Agenda

  • Room 4100 of the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St., Carson City, NV.
  • Videoconferenced to Room 4401 of the Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV.

 

AB478: AN ACT relating to law enforcement; revising provisions governing the standards for programs of continuing education for peace officers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. 

1:00 PM

Senate Committee on Government Affairs

Agenda

  • Room 2149 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.

AB478

 

AB76: AN ACT relating to mental health; authorizing the Commission on Behavioral Health to employ certain persons to assist the regional behavioral health policy boards; revising the counties that comprise certain behavioral health regions; creating the Clark Behavioral Health Region; revising the appointing authority to a regional behavioral health policy board; revising the duties of a regional health policy board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

4:00 PM

Senate Committee on Health and Human Services

Agenda

  • Room 2135 of the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St., Carson City, NV.
  • Videoconferenced to Room 4412E of the Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV.

AB76

 

Friday, May 3, 2019

 AB329: AN ACT relating to administrative regulations; requiring the Legislative Counsel to create a system for monitoring the progress of an agency in adopting certain permanent regulations; revising provisions relating to the Register of Administrative Regulations; requiring the summary of certain legislative measures to include information concerning whether the legislative measure grants rulemaking authority; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

1:00 PM

Senate Committee on Government Affairs

Agenda

  • Room 2149 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.

AB329