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Amendment creating annual legislative sessions wins committee support

A proposed amendment to make Nevada’s Legislature an annual event is expected to get a vote on the Senate floor next week. Senate Joint Resolution 8 cleared the Senate Legislative Operations and Elections Committee on Thursday with only one negative vote. The proposed constitutional amendment by Sen. Tick Segerblom and Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, both D-Las Vegas, would swap the current 120-calendar-day session every two years for a 90-day main session in odd-numbered years, followed by a 30-day session in even-numbered years to handle budgetary and unforeseen issues. The proposed amendment also would make several other changes Segerblom said are designed …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Apr 6, 2013 02:32AM Published Apr 10, 2013 02:43AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.