CARSON CITY — Lawmakers took the executioner’s sword to bills that would have banned the death penalty in the state, let police issue tickets with automated red-light cameras, and more as a key deadline for bills came and went Friday night.
Friday marked the last day that bills could either be moved out of their first committee or get thrown onto the trash heap of dead bills. In 2017, more than 200 met a similar fate.
Here’s a a look at some of the notable bills that died Friday:
Assembly Bill 470 would have raised the legal age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21.
Senate Bill 294 would have limited public disclosure of internal police reviews of critical events, such as officer-involved shootings.
Senate Bill 487 would have banned coyote-killing contests.
Senate Bill 107 would have required elected officials to resign from their seats if they ran for a higher office in the middle of their term.
Assembly Bill 114 would have added a 10 percent tax at electric vehicle charging stations.
Senate Bill 369 would have prevented pharmacy benefit managers and manufacturers from increasing a prescription drug’s cost during a patient’s plan year.
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