PLAN’s legislative priorities update
During our legislative retreat earlier this year PLAN’s staff, executive board, and member group organizations chose five legislative priorities to focus on. With less than a month left in the session, we wanted to give you an update on how these bills are doing.
Be sure to contact your Assembly and Senate representatives and ask them to support these pieces of legislation that will help create a more fair and just Nevada.
PLAN team members Bob, Stacey and Rosa hard at work during a recently hearing in Carson City
Senate Joint Resolution 15 Removal of Mining Tax Protections
Current Status: Passed the Senate 17-4. Assembly Taxation heard the bill on Monday, no action was taken. Click here to contact members of the committee and ask for a vote.
Senate Joint Resolution 13 Marriage Equality
Current Status: Passed the Senate 12-9. Assembly Legislative Operations committee hearing Thursday May 9th at 4:00pm. Contact your member of the Assembly!
Senate Bill 321 Homeowner Bill of Rights
Current Status: Passed the Senate 21-0. Heard before the Assembly Judiciary Committee, no action taken. Contact your member of the Assembly
Senate Bill 303 Driver Authorization Cards
Current Status: Stalled in the Senate. Senate Committee on Finance hearing Wednesday May 8th time to be determined. Contact your member of the Senate!
Assembly Bill 230 Comprehensive Sex Education
Current Status: Passed the Assembly 26-15. Heard in Senate Education committee Monday May 6th; no action taken. Contact your member of the Senate!
Thank you for all of your support this session. We’re looking forward to finishing this session strong!
If you have questions or concerns, please contact our Lobbyist Stacey Shinn firstname.lastname@example.org or our Racial Equity Report Card lead Michael Ginsburg email@example.com
Of course, PLAN will lobby for and organize around dozens of pieces of legislation that will help to create a more fair and just Nevada.