CARSON CITY, NV - June 06, 2019
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak signed 60 bills into law, including the budget that funds K-12 education in Nevada, a measure that strengthens conditions for lifetime supervision of those convicted of the most heinous sex crimes, and a bill that requires school districts to report data on instances of abuse or neglect of schoolchildren.
Senate Bill 555 is the budget bill that funds K-12 public education in Nevada. This bill is part of the largest public education budget in Nevada state history and includes an estimated weighted average per-pupil support of $6,218.
Senate Bill 8 strengthens conditions for lifetime supervision of criminals convicted of the most heinous sex crimes. The bill requires that those under lifetime supervision participate in a professional counseling program and not use any aliases or fictitious names, among other conditions.
Assembly Bill 261 requires school districts to report to the Nevada Department of Education data concerning training provided to school personnel on children’s personal safety, as well as on the number of incidents of abuse or neglect of a child reported to law enforcement.
Additional bills signed by Governor Sisolak today, June 5, 2019