The League of Women Voters of Nevada is tracking the following bills the week of May 13, 2019. If you are interested in how we select bills for tracking, please see the LWV US “Impact on Issues 2018-2020,” which details the League’s approved issues and positions. https://www.lwv.org/impact-issues
We are a non-partisan organization that does not promote nor work directly with either political party or candidates, but we do advocate for issues that align with our mission. Issues and positions are vetted, studied, and approved through a rigorous consensus process. You can learn more about League here: https://www.lwv.org/
You can view legislative hearings online and read the content of bills through the legislature’s website: https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Calendar/A/
For a full review of the Nevada legislative website’s tools and as well as tips for tracking bills and providing testimony, the League of Women Voters of Nevada offers a 2019 Legislative Engagement and Advocacy Guide. https://lwvnvblog.org/civics/
If you would like to send comments on bills, you can find email addresses for Assembly members here:
Email addresses for Senate members are here: https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Legislator/A/Senate/
You can also use the Legislative Polling tool to indicate support or opposition on bills here:
Monday, May 13, 2109
AB76: AN ACT relating to mental health; authorizing the Commission on Behavioral Health to employ certain persons to assist the regional behavioral health policy boards; revising the counties that comprise certain behavioral health regions; creating the Clark Behavioral Health Region; revising the appointing authority to a regional behavioral health policy board; revising the duties of a regional health policy board; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.
Call of Chair
- Room 2135 of the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St., Carson City, NV.
- Videoconferenced to Room 4412E of the Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV.
The meeting will start at the call of the Chair no sooner than 2:30pm.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
SB166: AN ACT relating to employment; requiring certain penalties and fines imposed by the Nevada Equal Rights Commission for certain unlawful discriminatory practices to be deposited in the State General Fund; revising provisions governing the filing of complaints of employment discrimination with the Nevada Equal Rights Commission; revising provisions relating to unlawful employment practices; revising the relief that the Commission may order if it determines that an unlawful employment practice has occurred; revising provisions relating to the time in which a person may seek relief in district court for a claim of unlawful employment practices; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.
- Room 4100 of the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St., Carson City, NV.
- Videoconferenced to Room 4401 of the Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV.
AB236: Omnibus Criminal Justice Reform Bill
- Room 3138 of the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St., Carson City, NV.
- Videoconferenced to Room 4406 of the Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV.