1881 – Chapter 67

The 10th session of the Nevada legislative passed employment restrictions of Chinese or Mongolian descent to be employed by the Eureka and Colorado River Railroad Company.

See the excerpt below.

“Sec. 14.  No Chinese or Mongolian shall be employed by the said Eureka and Colorado River Railroad Company, either directly or indirectly, in the construction of the railroad in this Act mentioned. The said Eureka and Colorado River Railroad Company shall forfeit and forever be debarred the right to demand the bonds of the several counties in this Act provided for in case of any violation of the requirements of this Section in respect to the employment of Chinese or Mongolians.”

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