UPDATE: Vetoes overridden by Legislature | NevadaAppeal.com

UPDATE: Vetoes overridden by Legislature

SB429

The tax package: Doubles the Modified Business Tax for large businesses from 0.63 percent of payroll to 1.17 percent, adds 035 percent to the sales tax, raising the base Nevada sales tax to 6.85 percent, doubles the business licensing fee to $200 a year for businesses located in Nevada and extends the automobile registration depreciation schedule dedicating the added money to the General Fund among other changes. It is projected to raise $781 million over the biennium.

AB562

The Appropriations Act sets out how the majority of General Fund money will be spent over the biennium. Totals $3.88 billion.

SB431

The Authorizations Act spells out how the vast majority of non-General Fund money, primarily federal money, will be spent. Includes Highway Fund money. Totals about $12 billion.

AB563

K-12 education bill funds the per-pupil Distributive School Account, special education, remediation programs, the Regional Professional Development program and Class Size Reduction. totals $2.799 billion for the biennium.

SB433

Public Employee pay bill sets out how public employees will be paid. Includes an overall 4.6 percent decrease in public worker pay for the coming biennium. State workers will take the reduction in the form of 12 unpaid furlough days each year. Unclasified workers also take the reduction. Public school employees must work out how to achieve the reduction with their individual school boards. University professional employees must do the same.

SB543

Takes a portion of local government property taxes fro Clark and Washoe counties. The bill takes four cents from the operating rate and each count’s 5 cent transportation infrastructure fund. Altogether it should generate $150 million for the state treasury.

AB146

The so-called business portal plan creating a “one stop shop” for businesses coming to Nevada to become registered and licensed. It also imposes the annual $200 business license fee contained in the Tax Package on businesses which are registered with the Secretary of State but which do not have a physical location in Nevada. No hard estimate of the money generated is available.

AB552

Implements the 1 percent increase in the collection allowance the state charges local governments to collect and distribute the sales tax.

SB234

Raises the amount of money the state collects on rental car fees from 6 percent to 10 percent.

SB415

Appropriates the money needed to pay state employee benefits premiums.

AB480

Raises fees charged by the state engineer.

SB283

Creates domestic partnerships granting to unmarried couples some of the same rights as married couples by allowing them to register their relationship wit hthe Secretary of State.

AB246

Creates an apprentice hunting license for youths and “dream tags” which would be releaed in a competitive drawing and administered by a nonprofit organization.

AB410

Allows certain collective bargaining agreements to supercede industrial insurance statutes.

AB25

Prohibits waiving drivers’ exams for drivers under age 21 who are licensed in another state and imposes an additional fee on drivers’ licenses in Nevada.

AB463

Restricts the ability of state agencies to hire consultants.

AB467

Expands prevailing wage requirements in Nevada.

AB121

Requires hospitals in Washoe and Clark to estabish a staffing committee and develop staffing plans.

SB195

Increases industrial insurance benefits.

SB319

Requires hospitals and health care providers to track and report “sentinel events” to the state health authorities.

SB363

Allows surviving spouses to continue receiving industrial insurance death benefits even if they remarry.

SB394

Sets up a system of titling and registration for off road vehicles such as “quads” which aren’t currently required to do so.

AB493

Requires PERS to report investments in companies which do business with Iran.

SB201

Based on an advisory ballot question supporting fuel taxes for construction, allows the Washoe commission to raise fuel taxes for those purposes.