Nevada - AB277 - 2017

Revises provisions governing land use planning. (BDR 22-954)

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Added On: 05-03-2017
Updated On: 06-01-2017
Status: Vetoed
Primary Sponsors: Yvanna Cancela (Democratic), Jason Frierson (Democratic), Becky Harris (Republican), James Ohrenschall (Democratic), James Oscarson (Republican), David Parks (Democratic), Richard Segerblom (Democratic), Justin Watkins (Democratic), Steve Yeager (Democratic)





Actions (21)

  • 03-10-2017 - Read first time. Referred to Committee on Government Affairs. To printer.
  • 03-13-2017 - From printer. To committee.
  • 04-24-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
  • 04-24-2017 - Placed on Second Reading File.
  • 04-24-2017 - Read second time. Amended. (Amend. No. 486.) To printer.
  • 04-25-2017 - From printer. To engrossment. Engrossed. First reprint .
  • 04-25-2017 - Read third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved, as amended. (Yeas: 30, Nays: 12.) To Senate.
  • 04-26-2017 - Read first time. Referred to Committee on Government Affairs. To committee.
  • 04-26-2017 - In Senate.
  • 05-22-2017 - Placed on Second Reading File.
  • 05-22-2017 - Read second time. Amended. (Amend. No. 796.) To printer.
  • 05-22-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
  • 05-23-2017 - Read third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved. (Yeas: 14, Nays: 7.) To Assembly.
  • 05-23-2017 - From printer. To re-engrossment. Re-engrossed. Second reprint .
  • 05-24-2017 - In Assembly.
  • 05-25-2017 - Senate Amendment No. 796 concurred in. To enrollment.
  • 05-27-2017 - Enrolled and delivered to Governor.
  • 06-01-2017 - Returned to Assembly with Governor's veto message.
  • 06-01-2017 - Vetoed by the Governor.
  • 06-01-2017 - Bill read. Placed on Chief Clerk's desk.
  • 06-06-2017 - (No further action taken.)

Votes (2)

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04-25-2017Assembly Final PassageHouse30120yes
05-23-2017Senate Final PassageSenate1470yes

Sponsors (33)

News (5)

Nevada Legislature revisits law affecting development near Red Rock Canyon - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Published by reviewjournal.com
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:50:17 GMT

Like the 2003 bill, AB277 would derail plans by Rhodes and mining company Gypsum Resources to build a 5,000-home community on Blue Diamond Hill, which abuts the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. The land's zoning prevents ... “If it did ...

Nevada bill would require environmental reports from developers - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Published by reviewjournal.com
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 22:19:15 GMT

A bill that would have quashed a developer's plans to build thousands of homes near Red Rock Canyon was fundamentally changed before being passed out of a committee in the Nevada Assembly. ... AB277 requires developers to pay for the preparation of ...

Hearing Slated on Bill to Restrict Development in Sensitive Areas - Public News Service
Published by publicnewsservice.org
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 07:09:33 GMT

"This is an attempt to protect and defend our natural treasures in Nevada - special places like Red Rock Canyon and Black Rock Desert and Sloan Canyon,” Magnus said. “We need to make sure that we're protecting that land around it too, so that people ...

Proposed bill would stymie development near Red Rock Canyon - Las Vegas Sun
Published by lasvegassun.com
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 22:36:09 GMT

“AB 277 applies statewide, not to just one particular area in Nevada. It recognizes precious lands all across the state.” Representatives from Save Red Rock, Friends of Sloan Canyon and Friends of Black Rock High Rock all spoke in favor of the ...

Bill would buffer Nevada's national conservation and recreation areas from development - Nevada Green Times (blog)
Published by nevadagreentimes.com
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 17:32:28 GMT

The story of AB 277 begins in 2003 when Nevada lawmakers passed Senate Bill 358, or the Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area and Adjacent Lands Act. SB 358 restricted the authority of local governments to regulate planning, subdividing and zoning of ...