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91 new bills introduced in legislature. Here are some you should know about

Proposals that could allow for a safe injection site pilot program and significantly alter medical pricing in Nevada were introduced Monday among 91 new bills.

Lawmakers try again to decriminalize traffic offenses

Nevada lawmakers are making another attempt to decriminalize more minor traffic offenses with a bill that looks to have a better chance of passage this year than similar efforts in prior years.

Democratic bill would make mail voting permanent

Democratic leaders in the Nevada Assembly unveiled legislation Wednesday that would make universal mail-in-voting permanent in Nevada, except for people who decide to vote in person.

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Nevada may turn out the lights on daylight saving time

Senate Bill 153 would put Nevada on a path to observe either daylight saving time or standard time year round, avoiding the “archaic” semiannual clock switching.

Landlords oppose proposed eviction reforms

Landlords opposed a bill that would automatically seal eviction records for nonpayment of rent during the ongoing pandemic and require landlords to give some tenants longer notice for a no-cause eviction.

Plan would use pandemic stimulus funds for enhanced summer school

Democratic state lawmakers will propose using federal pandemic stimulus to bolster summer school programs to help students recover from a year of learning lost to pandemic restrictions.

12 newcomers join 2021 Nevada Legislature

Twelve newcomers to Carson City — two in the state Senate, 10 in the Assembly — will join the Nevada Legislature when it convenes on Feb. 1.