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Title Sponsor Type Summary Status
Title Sponsor Type Summary Status
AB 88 Assemblymember Howard Watts Nevada State Legislature This bill will prohibit schools from using names, logos, mascots, songs, or any other identifier that is racially discriminatory. It also authorizes NSHE to adopt a similar provision and requires the State Board on Geographic Names to remove any racially discriminatory names of locations in Nevada. Referred to Assembly Committee on Education
AB 116 Assemblymembers Nguyen, Yeager, Frierson, Torres, Monroe-Moreno, Cannizzaro, Scheible Nevada State Legislature This bill would make a major criminal justice reform by decriminalizing minor traffic offenses. It would also prevent driver's licenses from being suspended by the court for unpaid fees. Referred to Assembly Committee on Judiciary
SB 108 Senate Committee on Judiciary Nevada State Legislature This bill would require that police officers complete periodic bias and "cultural competency" training. This is an unfunded mandate but is an incremental step in police reform. Referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary
AB 107 Assemblymember Steve Yeager Nevada State Legislature If passed, this bill would allow people to file in court to avoid an eviction without having to pay the $70 fee. This is important for tenants because in order to avoid eviction and get their security deposit back they must file in court. If they can't afford to pay rent, it is very unlikely that they would be able to afford a $70 court fee. Passed the Judiciary Committee with Amendment
SB 52 Senate Committee on Natural Resources Nevada State Legislature This bill will establish a program for designating and protecting dark sky destinations in Nevada. Passed Senate (unanimously), Referred to Assembly
AJR 3 Assemblymembers Gonzalez, Watts, Yeager, Cohen Nevada State Legislature AJR 3 is a resolution setting a goal of protecting 30% of Nevada's lands by the year 2030. This is a step meant to mitigate the effects of climate change and protect Nevada's wildlife and water. Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
AB 167 Assemblyman Glen Leavitt Nevada State Legislature If passed, this bill will require that higher education institutions print mental health emergency hotline numbers on student IDs. Mental health crises are a prominent issue at the college level, so providing access to help hotlines in a readily accessible way is an important step towards protecting students. Referred to Assembly Education Committee
“H.Res.1154 – Condemning QAnon and Rejecting the Conspiracy theories it promotes “ Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7] Congress A call to action to condemn QAnon and publicly denounce its validation. A push for rejecting their conspiracies Agreed in House
S.311 – Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Sen. Sasse, Ben [R-NE] Congress "To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion." Introduced
S.178 – UIGHUR Act of 2019 Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] Congress "This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group."
H.R.6800 – The Heroes Act Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] Congress This bill responds to the Covid-19 Pandemic by providing emergency supplemental appropriations to federal agencies and by providing individual appropriations to each person for $1200. Passed House
H.R.6201 – Families First Coronavirus Response Act Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] Congress "An act to make emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, financial aid is needed and acquired through this resolution," Became Law
H.R.5 – Equality Act Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] Congress An act meant to prohibit discrimination based on sex, gender, identity, and sexual orientation. The Act is also known as the "Equality Act," seeks to lessen especially workplace discrimination Passed House
H.R.8544 STRONG Support for Children Act of 2020 Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA-7] Congress Meant to amend the Public Health Service Act to support the implementation of programs using data to identify and facilitate strategies to improve outcomes for children in geographic areas with a high prevalence of trauma from exposure to childhood experiences. Introduced
H.R.8661 – Protecting Rural Housing Act of 2020 Rep. Abby Finkenauer [D-IA-1] Congress Bill aims to address the housing needs in rural communities in the United States. Introduced
S. Res.762 – A resolution recognizing the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on women and girls globally Sen. Cory A. Booker [D-NJ] Congress A resolution that supports measures and funding to address how COVID disproportionately impacts women and girls globally and urges the executive to uphold the rights of those that were forcibly displaced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It also expresses the Senate's commitment to eliminating barriers placed in delivering access to humanitarian assistance. Introduced
S.4859 – Connected MOM Act Sen. Bill Cassidy [R-LA] Congress It requires the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to make recommendations for improving maternal and child health using remote physiologic monitoring devices and also aims to expand coverage for those devices under Medicaid. Introduced
S. 4862 – UNSHACKLE Act of 2020 Sen. Mike Lee [R-UT] Congress Bill has written to amend the National Environment Policy Act of 1969 to impose time limits on completing some actions designated within the Act. Introduced
S. 4870 – A Bill to rename the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-OH] Congress This bill is meant to rename the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. Introduced
H.R.5139 – Stop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act Rep. Peter A. DeFazio [D-OR-4] Congress Bill establishes sexual assault and harassment policies for the transportation industry. The bill aims to establish policies for training and reporting events regarding sexual assault and harassment. It sets penalties for individuals who assault or sexual assault or threaten to assault any transportation staff. Among other things, the bill also directs the Department of Transportation to collect information on the statistics surrounding the number of incidents reported by carriers and make the information available to the public. Passed House
H.R.8294 – National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 Rep. Susan A. Davis [D-CA-53] Congress Introduced to amend the National Apprenticeship Act and expand the apprenticeship system to incorporate youth apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeship registered under the act. It aims to promote the more labor standards that are needed to safeguard the welfare of apprentices. Introduced
H.R 8698 – Amend the Civil Rights Act Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI-13] Bill aims to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to clarify that large impacts on certain populations are a significant amount through which the act may be enforced. Introduced
S. 3621 – America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2020 Senator John Barrasso [R-WY] Bill for improvements to rivers and harbors around the country. Aims to conserve and develop water and other resources and allow water pollution control activities and other avenues in relation to a clean natural resources. Introduced