New Nevada laws have been issued for the 2023 year and you should know about them.
As many of us were partying on the Las Vegas Strip, updated Nevada laws and regulations were going into effect. This may affect you or it may not but it’s wise to know what is happening to your fellow neighbors.
The following is an interpretation of each law for the actual legal definition please click the hyperlinks.
6. SB448: Revises provisions governing public utilities.
- The bill is to help build better energy in Nevada. The bill will focus on rooftop energy, clean electricity, renewable energy and more to help minimize toxic emissions.
- This bill should in theory help Nevadans save money on their electricity bills.
5. SB186: Revises provisions relating to property.
- Home associations must communicate with their unit owners via a communication portal or internet website.
- The goal is to improve relationships with email communication being the default.
4. AB360: Revises provisions relating to tobacco products.
- ID checks will be required for anyone who is attempting to purchase any tobacco products. Especially for anyone under 40 years of age. The business selling the products must take proper protocols.
- Tobacco products include: cigarettes, cigarette paper or other tobacco products.
3. AB349: Revises provisions governing motor vehicles.
- If you’re an owner of a classic car or hotrod then you will have more exception from the law. Classic car owners must still be mindful of the smog release from their vehicles.
- Classic cars must not be driven as “everyday” cars as they want to help clear the roads of toxic fumes.
- The goal is to reduce transportation emissions. The bill will also help those that can’t pass a smog check by creating set programs.
2. AB336: Requires an annual behavior wellness visit for peace officers.
- Officers and public official must get an annual behavioral wellness visit.
- This bill will help maintain officer’s mental and emotional health.
- Making sure their work conditions are stable and up-to-date for them to fulfill their job duties.
1. AB116: Revises provisions relating to traffic offenses.
- This bill will help stop minor traffic violations making them civil infractions instead of jail time.
- You won’t go to jail if you can’t pay for the ticket that you received. You will still have to pay the fine and attend court.
- Minor violations tend to deal with expired licenses or speeding.
Find out more details about each of the Nevada laws HERE.
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