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Nevada Lawmakers Race To Vote On Measures Ahead Of Deadline

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers will race to amend and vote on hundreds of bills ahead of a deadline to pass legislation out of its initial chamber.

Measures not passed out of their originating chamber or exempted from the midnight Tuesday deadline will die.

Bills likely heading to the floor range from plugging certain water wells to lowering the age at which children are required to attend school.

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About 250 bills died on April 15 at the last legislative deadline. Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson says that helps lawmakers focus on the "good bills."

Senate Majority Leader Aaron Ford says he is pleased with their pace at the Legislature.

More than 700 proposals remain.