Sandra Chereb
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March 18, 2013
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231 bills pushed through before deadline

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada lawmakers crammed in hundreds of bills Monday, dealing with everything from Medicaid and marijuana to voter ID, vehicle registration, fuel taxes and same sex marriage, as they faced a midnight deadline for bills requested by individual legislators to be introduced or die.

Legislators introduced 231 bills before floor sessions that ran into the evening concluded, with 104 being read in the Assembly and 127 introduced in the Senate. Four resolutions were also introduced during the day.

One bill would require newly eligible Medicaid recipients to pay a copayment for going to a hospital emergency room …

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