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Legislation for Students and Educators

NSEA's advocacy work at the Nevada State Legislature in Carson City, NV.
2021 Priorities

Nevada's 81st Legislative Session: NSEA Bill Tracker

Below, you'll find information, positions (which are subject to change based upon amendments), and memos on the bills NSEA is tracking this Legislative Session. If you have any questions about any of the bills NSEA is tracking, send our NSEA Ground Team in Carson City a message below and we will get back to you shortly.

Senate Bills (2021)


SB2revising requirements to conduct certain assessments; removing requirements to measure the height and weight of certain pupils; revising provisions relating to budgeting; eliminating certain reporting requirements; removing the requirement to take an examination relating to civics to graduate from high school

NSEA Position: Support


SB10Revises provisions governing the calculation of the amount of certain partial abatements of property taxes

NSEA Position: Support


SB13For certain public employers, changes end fund balance percentage walled off from bargaining from 16.67% to 25%. Does not apply to school district provisions.

NSEA Position: Oppose


SB27: Nevada Department of Education omnibus bill

NSEA Memo to the Senate Committee on Education

NSEA Position: Support


SB36Revises provisions relating to plans for responses to crises, emergencies and suicides by schools

NSEA Position: Watch


SB64Relating to taxation; reducing the statutory rate of depreciation applicable to improvements made on real property for the purpose of determining the taxable value of the property.

NSEA Position: Support


SB66Creates the Nevada K-16 Connectivity and Innovation Advisory Commission

NSEA Position: Watch


SB75AN ACT relating to unemployment compensation (ESP unemployment insurance)

NSEA Memo to the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor

NSEA Position: Oppose and Amend


SB76Second Nevada Department of Education omnibus bill. 

NSEA Memo to The Senate Committee on Education

NSEA Position: Oppose and Amend


SB83: Allows NDE to suspend or waive certain assessments if the Federal Government waives or suspends. 

NSEA Memo to The Senate Committee on Education

NSEA Position: Support (Sponsor)


SB91: Revises provisions relating to college and career readiness assessments administered to high school pupils in the 11th grade.

NSEA Position: Support


SB92: Revises provisions relating to career and technical education relating to the subject of robotics.

NSEA Position: Support


SB102: Revises the date by which children must be at least a certain age to be admitted to certain grades of school.

NSEA Position: Support 


SB111: Revises provisions relating to the selection of the board of trustees of certain school districts (i.e. appointed school boards in Clark County and Washoe County)

NSEA Position: Oppose


SB116: Revises provisions relating to mental health

NSEA Position: Lobby team has not yet met about this item


SB118: Establishes the Nevada First Scholars Program

NSEA Position: Watch


SB120: Revises provisions relating to school administrators. Providing that certain principals are employed at will; requiring certain post probationary school administrators to apply for reappointment to their administrative positions.

NSEA Position: Oppose


SB126Revises provisions relating to library services in public schools

NSEA Position: Lobby team has not yet met about this item


SB135: Revises provisions governing access to the property and employees of public schools.

NSEA Position: Lobby team has not yet met about this item 


SB142:  Repealing provisions that prohibit the budgeted ending fund balance of a school district from being subject to certain negotiations under certain circumstances

NSEA Position (Sponsor): Support


SB151: Requires the boards of trustees of certain school districts to develop a plan to improve certain pupil to personnel ratios and submit an annual report on the plan to the Department of Education; requiring school counselors, school psychologists and school social workers to complete certain continuing education; and other matters.

NSEA Position: Lobby team has not yet met about this item 


SB152: Requires a public school with more than 500 pupils to list on its Internet website certain information relating to the learning materials and activities that were used for pupil instruction during the immediately preceding school year

NSEA Position: Oppose 

Assembly Bills (2021)


AJR1 (2020 Special Session): Increases the mining tax from 5% of net proceeds to 7.75% of gross proceeds.

NSEA's Memo to the Committee of the Whole

NSEA Position: Support


AB19Removes government from the list of subjects included within social studies and add civics, financial literacy and multicultural education. 

NSEA Position: Support 

NSEA's Memo to the Assembly Committee on Education


AB38Technical changes to CTE work-based learning.

NSEA Position: Watch


AB48: Authorizes certain retired public officers and employees to reinstate insurance under the Public Employees' Benefits Program.

NSEA Position: Support


AB56Requires instruction on the Holocaust and genocide for pupils enrolled in high school.

NSEA Position: Support


AB57Temporarily suspends certain requirements relating to certain teacher and administrator evaluations.

NSEA's Memo to the Assembly Committee on Education

NSEA Position: Support (Sponsor)


AB67Makes minor changes to AB168 (Restorative Justice Bill from 2019).

NSEA Position: Support/Amend


AB68Makes various changes relating to charter schools.

NSEA's Memo to the Assembly Committee on Education

NSEA Position: Oppose and Amend


AB80: authorizing a person who holds a permit to carry a concealed firearm to possess a handgun in a motor vehicle that is on the property of the Nevada System of Higher Education or a private or public school or child care facility in certain circumstances; 

NSEA Position: Oppose


AB82: Requires that instruction in the founding principles of American government be specifically included in public schools.

NSEA Position: Watch


AB88: Makes various changes relating to governmental entities. 

NSEA Position: Support


AB109: Revises requirements for teachers who provide instruction at a charter school.

NSEA Position: Support


AB159: Limits the civil liability of certain public schools for personal injury or death resulting from exposure to COVID-19.

NSEA Position: Oppose


AB167: Requiring the board of trustees of a school district, the governing body of a charter school, a university, a state college or a community college to include certain information on an identification card issued to a pupil or student, as applicable.

NSEA Position: Watch


 

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