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Amendment would make sessions yearly

Sen. Tick Segerblom, D-Las Vegas, introduced a proposed constitutional amendment Monday that would order annual legislative sessions, raise legislative pay and allow lawmakers to move those sessions out of Carson City.

He said Senate Joint Resolution 8 recognizes that, despite what many think, the job of being a Nevada legislator is no longer as part time as it once was.

"We spend a tremendous number of hours being here," Segerblom said.

The amendment would change the current 120-day regular session to 90 legislative days in odd-numbered years. It also would add a 30-day regular session in a maximum period of …

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