The week ahead at the Nevada Legislature – bills and events of interest, week eight – The Sierra Nevada Ally

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Monday March 22, 2021 marks day 50 of the 120-day, biennial session of the Nevada Legislature. Here are a few bills and events we’re tracking this week. Please be advised that schedule changes can occur at any time. This report will be updated every weekday morning and as new information becomes available.

Monday March 22, 2021 – Day 50 of 120:

8:00 AM – Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor will hear SB209, a bill that requires an employer in private employment to allow any use of paid leave. The bill also requires the Legislative Committee on Health Care to conduct an interim study concerning the long-term implications of SARS-CoV-2 on casino workers and frontline workers.

The committee will also hear SB245, a bill that would revise the definition of “wages” to include amounts due to certain former employees by employers who fail to pay certain wages within the periods required by law. The bill also requires the Labor Commissioner to take certain actions regarding amounts due to certain former employees by employers who fail to pay certain wages within the periods required by law.

1:00 PM – The Assembly Committee on Commerce and Labor will hear AB200, a bill that would authorize a veterinarian to supervise a veterinary technician via veterinary telemedicine under certain circumstances; revising which acts constitute the practice of veterinary medicine. The bill would also establish certain licensing requirements for the use of veterinary telemedicine.

1:00 PM – The Senate Committee on Education will hear SB182, a bill that would require instruction in physical education to include participation in an activity scientifically shown to be consistent with reducing obesity.

3:30 PM – The Senate Committee on Growth and Infrastructure will hear SB232, a bill

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