The Nevada Supreme Court considered whether Assembly Bill (A.B.) 458 was constitutional and subject to the supermajority voting requirement. Article 4, §18(2) of the Nevada Constitution states that under the supermajority voting provision, at least two-thirds of the members’ votes in each house of the Nevada Legislature are required to pass any bill “which creates, generates, or increases any public revenue in any form.” Appellants argued that the bill was unconstitutional because it was passed even though it failed to meet the supermajority voting requirement. The Court found that Appellants had standing to challenge the legislation constitutionality and the bill was not subject to the supermajority requirement. Therefore, the Court held that the A.B. 458 was constitutional.
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