A Nevada bill would allow veterans charged with violent crimes to, again, participate in a specialty treatment court.
The bill would impact agencies like Above and Beyond, LLC, which placed a woman discharged from North Vista Hospital into the care of an unlicensed group home, where she was found dead less than 24 hours later.
Riding a bicycle or roller skating around the park without a helmet? That would be a $15 fine under a law proposed in the Nevada Legislature.
The department is pushing for Assembly Bill 74 in the Nevada Legislature this session, which would require anyone who buys, sells or trades antlers harvested from a big game animal to have a state license.
In a presentation to Nevada lawmakers Wednesday, officials reflecting on the emergency response to the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting said that first responders should be dispersed between the scene of a major incident and area hospitals.
Chronically ill patients often require extended stays at outside hospitals, Dzurenda said. That means a surge in overtime corrections officers who are tasked with accompanying patients.
With nearly $1 billion more at their disposal over the next two years, Nevada lawmakers are likely to devote much of the next four months looking at how to allocate that windfall to the two largest categories of state government spending: education and health care.