The 120-day, biennial session of the Nevada Legislature got underway on February 1, and Monday March 1 marks Day 29 and a growing slate of legislative activities. 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 1, 2021 – Day 29 of 120:
1:00 PM – The Senate Committee on Education will hear SB66, a bill that would create the Nevada K-16 Connectivity and Innovation Advisory Committee. The committee will also hear SB118, a measure that would create the Nevada First Scholars Program to provide assistance to low-income students in the state’s system of higher education.
4:00 PM – Assembly Committee on Natural Resources will hear a pair of water bills, AB5 and AB6. AB5 would affect the judicial review of an order or decision of the State Engineer. AB6 would revise provisions governing an application for a temporary change relating to water already appropriated.
Tuesday March 2, 2021 – Day 30 of 120:
8:00 AM – The Assembly Committee on Judiciary will hear AB160, a bill that would authorize a court to provide credit for time spent in residential confinement before conviction to reduce a sentence of imprisonment.