Nevada Legislators passed a comprehensive law to mandate the testing and tracking of sexual assault forensic examination kits, but questions remain about the law signed by the governor Thursday.
Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson plans to introduce legislation Friday to impose conditions on sex offenders who are subject to lifetime supervision.
The sponsor of Senate Bill 488, which would add offenses to Nevada sex trafficking laws, wants to punish people involved in sex trafficking.
No for-profit prison operators run Nevada corrections facilities, and Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe-Moreno wants to keep it that way.
A resolution that would expand the rights of crime victims continued its move through the Nevada Legislature on Tuesday with a hearing in the Assembly Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections.
“So many child victims are not able to recognize the impact of what happened to them until much later in their lives,” Daniele Dreitzer, executive director of The Rape Crisis Center, wrote in a letter to lawmakers.
Assembly Bill 297 is intended to increase the safety for people meeting strangers to conduct transactions that begin from internet advertisements on Craigslist and similar websites.
An amendment to a rape kit tracking bill drew opposition in the Nevada Legislature on Wednesday, less than two weeks after it unanimously passed the Senate.
A bill mandating testing on all DNA samples collected during sexual assault exams is headed to Assembly the Ways and Means Committee.
The Assembly Judiciary Committee on Wednesday heard several bills with the potential to affect the criminal justice system.