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Hon 100.1010: 2018 midterm election

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Ballot Question 1


 STATE QUESTION NUM. 1
Amendment to the Nevada Constitution
Senate Joint Resolution No. 17 of the 78th Session

Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended to: (1) remove existing provisions that require the Legislature to provide certain statutory rights for crime victims; and (2) adopt in their place certain expressly stated constitutional rights that crime victims may assert throughout the criminal or juvenile justice process?

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Ballot Question 2

 STATE QUESTION NUM. 2
Amendment to the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955
Senate Bill 415 of the 79th Session

Shall the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 be amended to provide an exemption from the taxes imposed by this Act on the gross receipts from the sale and the storage, use or other consumption of feminine hygiene products?

Explanation and Arguments        Full Legal Text       Audio

Ballot question 3

 STATE QUESTION NO. 3
Amendment the Nevada Constitution

Shall Article 1 of the Nevada Constitution be amended to require the Legislature to provide by law for the establishment of an open, competitive retail electric energy market that prohibits the granting of monopolies and exclusive franchises for the generation of electricity?

Explanation and Arguments        Full Legal Text       Audio

Ballot Question 4

STATE QUESTION NO. 4
Amendment the Nevada Constitution

Shall Article 10 of the Nevada Constitution be amended to require the Legislature to provide by law for the exemption of durable medical equipment, oxygen delivery equipment, and mobility enhancing equipment prescribed for use by a licensed health care provider from any tax upon the sale, storage, use, or consumption of tangible personal property?

Explanation and Arguments        Full Legal Text       Audio 

Ballot Question 5

STATE QUESTION NO. 5
Amendment to Title 24 of the Nevada Revised Statutes

Shall Chapter 293 of the Nevada Revised Statutes be amended to automatically register an eligible person to vote or update the person’s existing voter registration information if the person applies to the Department of Motor Vehicles for the issuance or renewal of or change of address for any type of driver’s license or identification card, unless the person affirmatively declines in writing to apply to register to vote or have his or her voter registration information update? 

Explanation and Arguments       Full Legal Text       Audio 

Ballot Question 6

STATE QUESTION NO. 6
Amendment the Nevada Constitution

Shall Article 4 of the Nevada Constitution be amended to require, beginning in calendar year 2022, that all providers of electric utility services who sell electricity to retail customers for consumption in Nevada generate or acquire incrementally larger percentages of electricity from renewable energy resources so that by calendar year 2030 not less than 50 percent of the total amount of electricity sold by each provider to its retail customers in Nevada comes from renewable energy resources?
Explanation and Arguments        Full Legal Text       Audio 

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