Weekly Update- July 2, 2021: Over 200 Bills Become Effective This Week

On July 1st, almost half of the bills that were passed in the 2021 legislative session became effective. This includes some of the more high-profile bills from the session. 

AB59: Raises minimum legal sales age for tobacco products from 18 to 21

AB396: Police can only use deadly force if there is an “imminent” threat

AB400: Removes “per se” limits on non-felony DUIs involving marijuana

AB412: Expanding delivery services through driverless vehicles

SB194: Expanding the study of different communities in public schools

SB386: Granting laid-off hospitality workers the “right to return” to work

All Bills-Effective July 1, 2021

The next date that many bills will become effective is October 1, 2021

Governor’s Office Updates

Federal Updates

Agency and Local Government Updates

Articles of Interest

Officials worry about program deadlines as 194,000 remain on unemployment rolls (NV Indy)

Higher education officials ended 2021 session with mixed budget news, prospect of another fight over removing regents from constitution (NV Indy)

Reno will become first U.S. city to track real-time greenhouse gas emissions in effort to meet Paris Climate Agreement targets (NV Indy)

Nevada casinos’ take of $1.23 billion in May shatters nearly 14-year-old high (NV Indy)

Summer COVID cases concentrated in wealthier suburbs (LVRJ)

Nevada COVID test positivity rate tops 6% for 1st time since March 7 (LVRJ)

MGM selling 2 Strip properties in $4B leaseback deal (LVRJ)

Nevada’s execution drugs expiring as legal battle continues (LV Sun)

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