Sen. Scott Hammond, R-Las Vegas, during a Judiciary Committee meeting in the Legislative Building in Carson City Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) Connie Munk, D-Las Vegas, listens to testimony during an Education Committee meeting in the Legislative Building in Carson City Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
CARSON CITY — For all the flair that the second week of the Nevada Legislature brought, the third week appears primed for a more traditional tone.
No measure is expected to dominate the week like Senate Bill 143, the expanded background check bill, did last week.
Up for discussion are topics that include donor breast milk, school sunscreen policies, marijuana in pre-employment drug tests and the potential that you might soon be issued a ticket by a machine instead of a police officer.
Sen. Scott Hammond, R-Las Vegas, has a bill that deals with donor breast milk up for discussion in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee.
Senate Bill 115 would require the state’s Medicaid program to include coverage for breast milk for certain infants that is provided by a donor and prescribed by a physician.
Over in the Senate Education Committee, lawmakers will discuss Senate Bill 99, which would create the “Task Force on the Creation of a Career Pathway for Teachers,” which would analyze educator-related issues, including possibly creating separate tiers of teaching licenses based on scope of practice or experience.
Should police be able to issue tickets even if officers aren’t around to witness an infraction?
That’s what lawmakers will discuss when Senate Bill 43 comes up in the Senate Growth and Infrastructure Committee meeting.
The bill, proposed by the Nevada Department of Public Safety, would allow police to install unmanned devices that could issue traffic tickets.
Lawmakers outlawed the use of