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Proposed Laws and Regulations

Assembly Bill 155 of the of the 81st (2021) Session of the Nevada Legislature

Formerly Bill Draft 603

Assemblywoman Michelle Gorelow, Sponsor

NRS 637B.175 prescribes the maximum fees the Board may charge for licensing and other services. AB 155 revises the fee caps in NRS 637B.175.

Scheduled Hearings

  • Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | 1:30pm | Assembly Commerce and Labor Committee
  • Presentation for Assembly Commerce and Labor Committee
  • Watch/Listen Online: 
    • Option 1 - NELIS: Go to the scheduled meetings page. Find your meeting, and above there will be links to “View Event” or “View Event on YouTube.” Either link will bring you to the stream. If one isn’t working, try the other
    • Option 2 - YouTube: Access the stream directly through the Nevada State Legislature YouTube page. Here, look for the date and committee name and you’ll be able to watch live.

Current Overview

Prior Documents

Please contact the Board office at board@nvspeechhearing.org or 775.787.3421 to request these materials in an alternate format. 

Questions? 
Track this bill at https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/NELIS/REL/81st2021/Bills/List
Contact us at board@nvspeechhearing.org
Follow updates on our website at https://www.nvspeechhearing.org/about/proposedlawsregs.asp

 


LCB File R095-19 ~ Revision to NAC Chapter 637B ~ Initiated 2019

Summary

  • Sec. 2.  NEW: Clarifies existing NRS language regarding the exemption from licensure by defining “practice within scope of credential” issued by the Department of Education;
  • Sec. 3.  NEW: Establishes parameters from NRS for issuing citations to cease and desist and assessing administrative fines for violation of law for practicing without a valid license or endorsement, as well as a waiver of an administrative fine for “good cause”;
  • Sec. 4.  NEW: Grants the Board authority to consider requiring applicants take and pass a Jurisprudence Examination as a condition for initial license or reinstatement of an expired license;
  • Sec. 5.  NEW: Establishes a 30-day waiting period between attempts for the hearing aid dispensing practical examination.
  • Sec. 6.  REVISED: Allows an individual who wishes to reinstate and Apprentice license credit for up to two (2) years of in-service training completed during the initial license period;
  • Sec. 7.  REVISED: Clarifies existing regulation language to require that a sponsor and an apprentice shall have the same employer.

Activities to Date

  • October 18, 2019 ~ Board Work Session
  • November 2019 ~ First draft by Legislative Counsel Bureau
  • December 11, 2019 ~ Considered by the Legislative Committee on Health Care
  • January 22, 2020 ~ Public Workshop
  • February 12, 2020 ~ Second draft by Legislative Counsel Bureau
  • April 22, 2020 ~ Public Hearing and Adoption by the Board
  • June 5, 2020 ~ Approved by the Legislative Commission

Disposition

  • Adopted by the Board at its meeting April 22, 2020
  • Approved by the Legislative Commisson on June 5, 2020
  • Awaiting filing with Secretary of State
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