Carson City – With the 2019 session of the Nevada State Legislature set to end on Monday June 3, Nevada lawmakers have been sending bills to the governor’s office, and yesterday Governor Sisolak signed 36 measures into law.
SB204 – enhances suicide prevention strategies for middle and high schools in Nevada. This bill requires such schools to adopt policies on suicide prevention, intervention for at-risk students, community outreach, and training on suicide prevention for students, educators, school resource officers, and other school district personnel.
SB311 – revises the State of Nevada’s policy regarding individual applications for credit to specify that creditors may not discriminate against an applicant based on his or her race, color, creed, religion, disability, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or marital status when evaluating the applicant’s creditworthiness.
SB450 – strengthens penalties for falsifying or misrepresenting a petition to recall an elected official in the State of Nevada. The bill enhances criminal penalties and civil liabilities for knowingly or negligently obtaining a false signature on a recall petition and misrepresenting the intent or content of a recall petition.
SB185 – revises requirements concerning the submission of fingerprints required to become a volunteer at a school; exempting a volunteer from undergoing a background check in certain circumstances; deeming certain students enrolled at an institution of higher education not to be volunteers in certain circumstances
SB407 – revises provisions governing public land survey corners; revising provisions governing professional engineers and professional land surveyors.
SB442 providing that permits for hazardous waste facilities may be issued for any period of not more than 10 years.
SB460 – authorizesthe boards of county commissioners of certain counties to abolish the office