Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau

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The Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau is a non-partisan, all-purpose legislative service agency that is dedicated to serving members and staff of the Nevada Legislature.

History

The Legislative Counsel Bureau was created on an act of the Nevada Legislature in 1945[1].

Governance

The Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau's Executive Director is selected by the Nevada Legislative Commission. The Director hires all staff and assistant directors to the Legislative Counsel Bureau[2].

Divisions

Audit Division

Fiscal Division

Legal Division

The Legal Division is responsible for drafting all bills and resolutions. Also, the Legal Division is responsible for the publication and indexing of the Nevada Revised Code. The Legal Division can represent the Legislature in any legal proceeding or action[3].

Research Division

The Research Division maintains a research library handling all past bills and publications of the Nevada Legislature along with maintaining a historical database of all people that served in the Legislature since 1861. The Vote Nevada website is also run by the Research Division. Also, new publications are released by the Legislative Counsel Bureau's research division[4].

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