Category Archives: NV Legislature

2022 Nevada Primary Election Results Full results of the 2022 Nevada Primary Elections can be found HERE.         Federal Updates Cortez Masto Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Cortez Masto Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Reduce Gun Violence Rosen Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade, […]

Yesterday, Governor Sisolak signed a proclamation formally ending the Declaration of Emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The State of Emergency declaration has been in place since March 2020 and has allowed the State to respond to challenges brought forward by the pandemic. Ending the State of Emergency ends certain flexibilities that were in place […]

On Thursday, the Interim Finance Committee met and heard almost 200 work programs. The big-ticket item of the meeting was the approval to move $250 million from the ARPA general aid fund to the Nevada Housing Division. This is the first half of the $500 million that Governor Sisolak dedicated to the Home Means Nevada […]

Nevada’s 33rd Special Session adjourned Sine Die on Tuesday. The Senate voted to approve the redistricting maps along party lines. The Assembly amended the maps and voted to approve, Assemblyman Flores voting against them with the Assembly Republicans. The amended maps included consideration for 1,800 last known addresses for prisoners and tribal boundaries.  The approved AB1 and SB1 were signed […]

Nevada’s 33rd Special Session began this afternoon to discuss redistricting.  The proclamation can be found HERE. After the opening ceremonies, resolutions, and the swearing in of newly appointed state senator Don Tatro, the Senate and Assembly adjourned until tomorrow. Both houses announced a Select Committee on Redistricting and Elections, and will be hearing bills jointly over the coming days. […]

This week, the Interim Finance Committee held their first meeting since Sine Die. The bulk of the agenda was to formally approve accepting Nevada’s $2.7 billion share of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds. Allocations included more than $76 million in federal aid programs, including $39.5 million in rental assistance, $12.1 million in homeowner assistance and […]

This week, Governor Sisolak was busy signing legislation. Some of the highlights are below, and the full lists of the status of bills can be found here:  Bills Signed by the Governor Bills in the Governor’s Office Accessible & Secure Elections Legislation  Assembly Bill 121: Improves voting access for those with a disability or overseas […]

While this session looked different from any other, the las week of session brought the same push towards sine die that we are used to. Here are some of the big bills that were passed in the final days: AB341: Revises provisions relating to cannabis. (BDR 56-583) AB341 authorizes marijuana consumption lounges and solves the problem that […]

Friday was the second house committee deadline, and over the course of the week, over 120 bills were passed out of committee. The next major deadine is this Friday, May 21st, where bills must pass out of their second house. On Thursday, Governor Sisolak announced that an effort to repeal the state’s death penalty, AB395, had “no path […]

This week, the Economic Forum’s Technical Advisory Committee met and found that the legislature will likely have at least $80.4 million more in tax revenue to spend over the upcoming budget cycle than originally anticipated. The TAC does projections on the “minor” revenue sources, while the Economic Forum, which will be meeting on Tuesday, projects the major sources: […]