The move comes as Democrats face increased pressure from some of their members to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden, a Trump appointee, said Congress didn’t have authority in this case.
The judge has not yet ruled on whether to dismiss murder and attempted murder counts against Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher.
By 9 p.m., three hours before the end of the 2019 session, the drama was over as the bill to extend the state’s business payroll tax passed the Assembly after passing the Senate earlier in the day.
The measure was initially held up over a fight between Trump and Democrats over aid to Puerto Rico that seems long settled.
A conservative group has formed a recall committee to attempt to kick Gov. Steve Sisolak out of office, a nascent effort largely motivated by fear of losing rights under recent gun control legislation.
While fighting a Democratic plan to stave off a scheduled decrease in the payroll tax, Republicans were also offering to vote for an increase in the state sales tax.
A bill to require organizations that donate more than $10,000 to a candidate in any election cycle was approved by the state Senate on Monday.
The much-debated public records bill that was considered all but dead last week is headed to the governor’s desk, clearing the Nevada Legislature just 30 minutes before the close of session.