Notice of Legislation that May Affect Child Care Facilities
Posted Tuesday, February 3, 2015 by Shelly Nye
Assembly Bill 2, which authorizes possession of a weapon in a vehicle that is on the property of certain educational entities or child care facilities in certain circumstances, is scheduled for a hearing on Wednesday morning before the Assembly Judiciary Committee.
If you are interested in viewing or participating in the hearing, please see the following meeting information and short summary of the bill.
Assembly Judiciary, Wednesday 2/4/15 8:00am
- Room 3138 of the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St., Carson City, NV.
- Videoconferenced to Room 4401 of the Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV.
Legislative Counsel’s Digest (Bill Summary):
Existing law generally makes it a gross misdemeanor to carry or possess certain weapons while on the property of the Nevada System of Higher Education, a private or public school or a child care facility, or while in a vehicle of a private or public school or a child care facility except in certain circumstances. (NRS202.265) This bill adds an exception so that a person is not prohibited from possessing such weapon on the property of the Nevada System of Higher Education, a private or public school or a child care facility if the weapon remains out of public view and if the weapon is: (1) inside a motor vehicle that is occupied or, if the motor vehicle is unoccupied, the motor vehicle is locked; or (2) stored in a locked container that is affixed securely to the motor vehicle.