Governor Sisolak signs 44 bills, including bills to bolster mental, physical health supports for Nevadans

CARSON CITY, Nevada – May 25, 2021

Today, Governor Steve Sisolak signed 44 bills into law, including bills to bolster mental and physical health support for first responders, mothers and children.

Assembly Bill 96, which provides peer support for first responders. The bill authorizes a governmental entity that licenses and regulates emergency response employees to contract with a nonprofit organization to establish a program to provide peer support counseling for these employees who are experiencing mental health issues as a result of the nature of their work.

Assembly Bill 119, which requires the Maternal Mortality Review Committee to review disparities in maternal morality based on race, ethnicity, age and geographic region so the State can look at the issues and make policy recommendations to reduce disparities.

Senate Bill 146, which coordinates the medical and mental health care for children in foster care in Nevada.

Additional bills signed by Governor Sisolak today, May 25, 2021 include:

Assembly Bill 2
Assembly Bill 13
Assembly Bill 14
Assembly Bill 20
Assembly Bill 21
Assembly Bill 23
Assembly Bill 24
Assembly Bill 25
Assembly Bill 28
Assembly Bill 38
Assembly Bill 47
Assembly Bill 48
Assembly Bill 63
Assembly Bill 68
Assembly Bill 69
Assembly Bill 70
Assembly Bill 73
Assembly Bill 154
Assembly Bill 157
Assembly Bill 171
Assembly Bill 173
Assembly Bill 188
Assembly Bill 217
Assembly Bill 281
Assembly Bill 308
Assembly Bill 403
Assembly Bill 406
Assembly Bill 417
Assembly Bill 442
Senate Bill 8
Senate Bill 9
Senate Bill 19
Senate Bill 32
Senate Bill 41
Senate Bill 42
Senate Bill 62
Senate Bill 122
Senate Bill 148
Senate Bill 156
Senate Bill 161
Senate Bill 444

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