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Nevada became the 11th state to enact autism insurance reform on May 29, 2009.

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State Officials
Governor Brian Sandoval (R)
Lt. Governor Mark Hutchison (R)
Nevada Senate; Nevada Assembly

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R)
U.S. Senator Harry Reid (D)
U.S. House of Representatives Nevada delegation

Nevada News

The following is a blog by self-advocate Brandon Arkland.

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Carson City, NV-Governor Brian Sandoval has signed SB 419 which includes ABLE legislation to allow families the opportunity to set up tax-free 529A savings accounts for disability-related expenses...

NEW YORK (September 15, 2014) -- In response to a July directive from the federal government to step up Medicaid-funded treatment for autism, a number of states are...

1. What does Nevada’s Autism Insurance Reform Law do?

The law requires insurance companies to cover evidence-based, medically necessary...

NEW YORK, NY (May 29, 2009) -- Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today joined the Nevada autism community to praise Governor Jim...

NEW YORK, NY (May 27, 2009) -- Autism Speaks this past weekend joined Nevada families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding the members of the State legislature...

NEW YORK, NY (April 24, 2009)  -- This week, Autism Speaks -- the nation’'s largest autism advocacy organization -- joined with the Nevada autism community in applauding...

NEW YORK, NY (April 21, 2009)  -- Autism Speaks today joined Nevada families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding the members of the State Assembly for...

CARSON CITY, NV (February 13, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization, today announced its support for Assembly Bill 162, also known as the autism...

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Bill History

May 29, 2009: AB 162 signed into law by Governor Jim Gibbons!

May 23, 2009: State Assembly passes amended version of AB 162. The enrolled bill now heads to the Governor's desk for signature into law.

May 22, 2009: AB 162 was passed by the State Senate.  The bill was amended and now heads back to the Assembly for concurrence.

May 20, 2009: AB 162 was discussed in a third reading on the Senate floor. No vote was taken.  Discussion of the bill was moved to the next legislative day. 

May 19, 2009: AB 162 passes its second reading on the Senate floor.  It now heads to its third and final reading.

May 13, 2009: AB 162 is heard for a second time by the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor. The bill is amended and passed.

May 1, 2009:...

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