Legislative Activity

Nevada - 2021


AB 114 - Direct Sales

Sponsored By: Assemblywoman Rochelle Nguyen | Assemblyman Howard Watts | Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe-Moreno

Bill Summary

If enacted the bill would:

  • Allow EV manufacturers to sell directly to Nevada residents rather than going through the traditional franchise dealership

SWEEP supports this bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Apr. 10, 2021: Pursuant to Joint Standing Rule No. 14.3.1, no further action allowed.

AB 349 - Vehicle Pollution Reduction

Sponsored By: Assemblyman Howard Watts

Bill Summary

Revises provisions governing motor vehicle emissions testing. If enacted the bill would:

  • Close loopholes in the “classic car” program and remove dirty vehicles from roads
  • Provide funding to help more families fix polluting vehicles, or replace them with clean electric vehicles.

SWEEP supports this bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Apr. 21, 2021: From printer. To engrossment. Engrossed. First reprint. To committee.
  • As of May 17, 2021: Taken from General File. Placed on Chief Clerk's desk.
  • As of May 22, 2021: Read first time. Referred to Committee on Growth and Infrastructure. To printer.

AB 380 - Responsible Energy Planning (Methane Gas)

Sponsored By: Assemblywoman Lesley Cohen

Bill Summary

Revises provisions relating to utilities. (BDR 58-773)

SWEEP supports this bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Apr. 10, 2021: Pursuant to Joint Standing Rule No. 14.3.1, no further action allowed.

AB 383 - Appliance Standards

Sponsored By: Assemblyman Howard Watts | Assemblywoman Tracy Brown-May

Bill Summary

Establishes provisions governing the energy efficiency of certain appliances. (BDR 58-490)

If enacted AB 383 would:

  • Save $29 million in utility bill savings per year by 2035
  • Eliminate 1 million metric tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere by 2035

SWEEP supports this bill. Passed.

Bill Activity

  • As of Apr. 21, 2021: From printer. To engrossment. Engrossed. Second reprint. To committee.
  • As of May 31, 2021: Read third time. Passed. Title approved. (Yeas: 12, Nays: 9.) To Assembly. In Assembly. To enrollment.

AB 413 - Working Group to Study Highway Fund

Sponsored By: Assembly Growth and Infrastructure (GI)

Bill Summary

Requires the Department of Transportation to establish an Advisory Working Group to Study Certain Issues Related to Transportation during the 2021-2022 interim.

SWEEP supports this bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Apr. 22, 2021: In Senate. Read first time. Referred to Committee on Growth and Infrastructure. To committee.
  • As of May 17, 2021: In Assembly. To enrollment.
  • As of May 21, 2021: Approved by the Governor. Chapter 43.

SB 162 - HOV Access for EVs

Sponsored By: Sen. Fabian Donate

Bill Summary

Revises provisions governing transportation.

SWEEP supports this bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Apr. 10, 2021: Pursuant to Joint Standing Rule No. 14.3.1, no further action allowed.

SB 191 - Electric Vehicle Fee

Sponsored By: Sen. James Settelmeyer

Bill Summary

Revises provisions relating to vehicles. If enacted the bill would:

  • Require the DMV to establish a program to collect a 10% surcharge on the sale of electricity to charge a battery.
  • The amounts collected by the DMV would go to the State Highway Fund

SWEEP opposes this bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Apr. 10, 2021: Pursuant to Joint Standing Rule No. 14.3.1, no further action allowed.

SB 296 - Gas Infrastructure

Sponsored By: Sen. Nicole Cannizzaro

Bill Summary

Establishes provisions governing natural gas infrastructure.

SWEEP opposes this bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Apr. 10, 2021: Pursuant to Joint Standing Rule No. 14.3.1, no further action allowed.

SB 382 - Energy Efficiency Standards

Sponsored By: Senate Committee on Growth and Infrastructure

Bill Summary

Revises provisions governing energy efficiency programs.

SWEEP supports this bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Apr. 10, 2021: Pursuant to Joint Standing Rule No. 14.3.1, no further action allowed.