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Nevada Revised Statutes - Energy - Public Utilities

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.010

Legislative findings; state policy.

1. The Legislature finds that:

(a) Energy is essential to the economy of the State and to the health, safety and welfare of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.020

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 701.030 to 701.090, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.030

“Biomass” defined. “Biomass” means any organic matter that is available on a renewable basis, including, without limitation:

1. Agricultural crops and agricultural wastes and residues;

2. Wood and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.040

“Consumer’s Advocate” defined. “Consumer’s Advocate” means the Consumer’s Advocate of the Bureau of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.050

“Director” defined. “Director” means the Director of the Office of Energy appointed pursuant to NRS 701.150. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.060

“Fuel cell” defined. “Fuel cell” means a device or contrivance that, through the chemical process of combining ions of hydrogen and oxygen, produces electricity and water. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.065

“Net metering system” defined. “Net metering system” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 704.771. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.070

“Renewable energy” defined.

1. “Renewable energy” means a source of energy that occurs naturally or is regenerated naturally, including, without limitation:

(a) Biomass;

(b) Fuel cells;

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.080

“Renewable energy generation project” defined.

1. “Renewable energy generation project” means a project involving an electric generating facility or system that uses renewable energy as its primary source of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.090

“Task Force” defined. “Task Force” means the Task Force for Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation created by NRS 701.350. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.150

Creation; appointment of Director; employment of personnel by Director; classification of Director and personnel; conflict of interest prohibited.

1. The Office of Energy is hereby created within the Office ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.160

Submission of report to Governor and Legislature. The Director shall prepare a report concerning the status of energy in the State of Nevada and submit it to:

1. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.170

Administration of gifts and grants; execution of research contracts and cooperative agreements; participation in federal programs; assistance to developers; regulations. The Director may:

1. Administer any gifts or grants ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.180

General duties concerning energy resources and energy conservation. The Director shall:

1. Acquire and analyze information relating to energy and to the supply, demand and conservation of its sources.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.190

Preparation of comprehensive state energy plan.

1. The Director shall prepare a comprehensive state energy plan which provides for the promotion of:

(a) Energy projects that enhance the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.200

Recommendation of standards for energy conservation and for carrying out comprehensive state energy plan.

1. The Director may recommend to state agencies, local governments and appropriate private persons and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.210

Preparation of petroleum allocation and rationing plans; administration of federal programs involving fuel allocation. The Director shall:

1. Prepare, subject to the approval of the Governor, petroleum allocation and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.220

Adoption of regulations for energy conservation in buildings; exemptions; applicability and enforcement; procedures for adoption.

1. The Director shall adopt regulations for the conservation of energy in buildings, including ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.230

Prohibition against inclusion in buildings of system using electric resistance for heating spaces; applicability; exceptions.

1. In a county whose population is 100,000 or more, a building whose construction ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.240

Program to distribute money to acquire, install or improve net metering systems.

1. The Director shall develop a program to distribute money, within the limits of legislative appropriation, in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.350

Creation; appointment of members; qualifications for members; terms of members; vacancies; requirements and restrictions concerning members who are public officers or employees.

1. The Task Force for Renewable Energy ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.360

Selection and terms of Chairman and Vice Chairman; vacancies; quorum; meetings; members serve without compensation; per diem and travel expenses; Consumer’s Advocate to provide support and assistance.

1. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.370

Trust Fund for Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation: Creation; administration of Fund by Task Force; expenditures of money in Fund.

1. The Trust Fund for Renewable Energy and Energy ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 701.380

General duties of Task Force; submission of annual report to Legislative Commission and Governor.

1. The Task Force shall:

(a) Advise the Office of Energy in:

(1) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.010

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 702.020 to 702.110, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.020

“Calendar quarter” defined. “Calendar quarter” means each period of 3 consecutive calendar months ending on March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31 in each calendar year. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.030

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.040

“Fund” defined. “Fund” means the Fund for Energy Assistance and Conservation created by NRS 702.250. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.050

“Housing Division” defined. “Housing Division” means the Housing Division of the Department of Business and Industry. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.060

“Municipal utility” defined. “Municipal utility” includes, without limitation:

1. A utility established pursuant to chapter 709 or 710 of NRS.

2. Any other utility that is owned, operated ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.070

“Person” defined. “Person” means:

1. A natural person;

2. Any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity, including, without limitation, a corporation, partnership, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.080

“Public utility” defined. “Public utility” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 704.020 and 704.030. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.090

“Retail customer” defined.

1. “Retail customer” means an end-use customer that purchases natural gas or electricity for consumption in this state.

2. The term includes, without limitation:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.100

“Universal energy charge” defined. “Universal energy charge” means the charge imposed pursuant to NRS 702.160. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.110

“Welfare Division” defined. “Welfare Division” means the Welfare Division of the Department of Human Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.150

Applicability; exemptions for certain retail customers; limitations on receipt of assistance by certain retail customers.

1. The provisions of NRS 702.160 do not apply to any therm of natural ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.160

Amount of charge; duty to pay; exemptions for certain activities; collection; duties of public utilities and municipal utilities; duties of certain retail customers; cap; refunds.

1. Except as otherwise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.170

Powers and duties of Commission; regulations and enforcement; reports; audits and investigations; administrative charge; deposit of money; civil action for recovery of money.

1. The Commission shall adopt regulations ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.250

Fund for Energy Assistance and Conservation: Creation; administration of Fund by Welfare Division; distribution of money in Fund.

1. There is hereby created as a special revenue fund in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.260

Programs to assist eligible households in paying for natural gas and electricity; powers and duties of Welfare Division; administrative expenses; criteria for eligibility; emergency assistance; regulations.

1. Seventy-five percent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.270

Programs of energy conservation, weatherization and energy efficiency for eligible households; powers and duties of Housing Division; administrative expenses; criteria for eligibility; emergency assistance; regulations.

1. Twenty-five percent of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 702.280

Coordination and evaluation of programs; duties of Welfare Division and Housing Division; submission of report to Governor, Legislative Commission and Interim Finance Committee.

1. The Welfare Division and the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.010

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Affected governmental entity” means a governmental entity for which a tax, fee or assessment is collected pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.020

Creation. The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada is hereby created. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.023

Seal. The Commission shall have a seal upon which must be the words “Public Utilities Commission of Nevada,” by which the Commission shall authenticate its proceedings and orders. All papers ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.025

Reorganization of Commission; duties of Commission relating to reorganization; Commission authorized to adopt regulations for operation and enforcement of laws; plan for reorganization.

1. The Commission, by majority vote, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.030

Commissioners: Appointment; terms; qualifications.

1. The Commission consists of three Commissioners appointed by the Governor for terms of 4 years.

2. The Governor shall appoint as members of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.040

Commissioners: Additional qualifications; restrictions on other employment.

1. All of the Commissioners shall be persons who are independent of the industries regulated by the Commission and who possess demonstrated ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.050

Commissioners: Oaths.

1. Before entering upon the duties of his office, each Commissioner shall subscribe to the constitutional oath of office, and shall in addition swear that he is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.060

Commissioners: Removal. The Governor shall have the power to remove any Commissioner for inefficiency, neglect of duty or malfeasance in office. Such removal shall be upon public hearing after 10 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.070

Chairman: Designation by Governor; serves as Executive Officer of Commission. The Governor shall designate one of the Commissioners to be Chairman, whose term as Chairman shall be at the pleasure ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.080

Commissioners: Unclassified service of State; Acting Commissioners not entitled to participate in certain programs or receive certain benefits.

1. The Chairman and the other Commissioners, including any Acting Commissioners, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.085

Commissioners: Power of majority to act; number required to enter final order; appointment, powers and duties, terms of service and reappointment of Acting Commissioners.

1. A majority of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.100

Suits by and against Commission. The Commission may sue and be sued in the name of the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.110

Hearings and meetings open to public. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, all hearings and meetings conducted by the Commission must be open to the public. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.120

Principal and secondary offices; filing of documents at secondary office.

1. The Commission shall keep its principal office at Carson City, Nevada, in rooms provided by the Buildings and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.130

Appointment of Deputy Commissioner, Secretary and Assistant Secretary; other employees; hearing officers.

1. The Commission shall appoint a Deputy Commissioner who shall serve in the unclassified service of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.140

Expenses of Commissioners and employees: Sworn statement and approval required. The expenditures of each Commissioner and employee of the Commission while traveling on its business must be sworn to by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.145

Expenses of investigations, inspections, audits and appearances made outside State.

1. Any public utility subject to the jurisdiction of the Commission which elects to maintain its books and records ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.147

Public Utilities Commission Regulatory Fund.

1. The Public Utilities Commission Regulatory Fund is hereby created as a special revenue fund. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 702.170 and 704.7828, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.148

Expenditure of money from reserve account to provide education and informational services to public; use of independent contractor to provide such services. The Commission may expend money from its reserve ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.150

General duties. The Commission shall supervise and regulate the operation and maintenance of public utilities and other persons named and defined in chapters 704, 704A and 708 of NRS pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.151

Duties of Commission in adopting regulations relating to provision of electric service. In adopting regulations pursuant to this title relating to the provision of electric service, the Commission shall ensure ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.152

Legislative findings on cost of energy in Nevada; Commission authorized to represent State in matters affecting development, transmission, use or cost of energy in Nevada.

1. The Legislature finds ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.153

Commission may agree to conduct inspections to ensure compliance with federal statutes and regulations governing safety of storage facilities and interstate pipelines. The Commission may enter into an agreement with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.154

Regulations to ensure safe operation and maintenance of storage facilities and intrastate pipelines; Commission has final authority to regulate such facilities and pipelines; civil penalty.

1. The Commission may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.1545

Commission authorized to participate in federal program of safety relating to railroads. The Commission shall:

1. Enter into an agreement with the Secretary of Transportation pursuant to 49 U.S.C. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.160

Place of session or hearing. The Commission may hold sessions or hearings at its office or at such other place or places as the convenience of the Commission or of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.164

Employment of legal counsel; duties of Attorney General and district attorneys.

1. The Commission may employ, or retain on a contract basis, legal counsel who shall:

(a) Except ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.168

Cooperation with federal and state agencies. The Commission may, in carrying out its duties:

1. Cooperate with the Federal Government, its departments and agencies.

2. Confer with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.172

Division of Consumer Complaint Resolution: Establishment; duties.

1. A Division of Consumer Complaint Resolution is hereby established within the Commission.

2. Pursuant to regulations adopted by the Commission, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.175

Request from State Contractors’ Board to disconnect telephone number: Commission to issue order to appropriate provider of service; good faith compliance with order constitutes complete defense to action arising from ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.180

Biennial report of Commission. The Commission shall make and publish biennial reports showing its proceedings. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.190

Records of Commission open to public inspection; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, all biennial reports, records, proceedings, papers and files of the Commission must be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.191

Duty of public utilities and certain entities to furnish information and annual reports.

1. Each public utility that is regulated by the Commission or elects to be regulated under ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.193

Annual reports, records and statements to be submitted under oath. Every annual report, record or statement required by law to be made to the Commission must be submitted under oath ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.195

Examination of records and other property of public utilities and certain entities; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, any Commissioner, any officer or employee of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.196

Disclosure and confidentiality of records and other property of public utilities and certain entities.

1. Any books, accounts, records, minutes, papers and property of any public utility, alternative seller, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.197

Fees for filing documents.

1. The Commission may collect fees for the filing of any official document required by this chapter and chapters 704, 704A, 704B, 705 and 708 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.200

Printing. Except in cases of emergency, all the necessary printing of the Commission must be done by the State Printing Division of the Department of Administration. The Superintendent of that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.205

Publication of pamphlets. The Commission shall prepare and publish pamphlets and other descriptive material which:

1. Contain information about the Commission and the public utilities under the jurisdiction of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.301

Rights of Regulatory Operations Staff to appear and participate in contested case and to be represented by legal counsel; restrictions on certain communications between Commissioner and Regulatory Operations Staff.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.310

Complaint against public utility or alternative seller: Investigation by Division of Consumer Complaint Resolution; notice and hearing.

1. When a complaint is made against any public utility or alternative ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.320

Notice and hearing: Duty of Commission to provide notice of certain pending matters; regulations regarding notice; hearing required in certain pending matters; power of Commission to dispense with hearing in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.330

Record of hearings: Recording and transcription of testimony; costs; filing of certified copy with court clerk for judicial review; copies available to parties; confidentiality.

1. A complete record must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.340

Witnesses: Order of Commission for appearance; fees and mileage.

1. Either party is entitled to an order by the Commission for the appearance of witnesses or the production of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.350

Order for production of books, accounts, papers or records. The Commission may require, by order to be served on any person regulated by the Commission in the same manner as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.360

Issuance of subpoena by clerk of district court for service to witness failing to appear on Commission’s order; contempt.

1. If any person ordered to appear before the Commission ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.370

Enforcement of subpoenas issued by Commission.

1. The district court for the county in which any investigation or hearing is being conducted by the Commission pursuant to the provisions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.373

Judicial review: Petition; answer; scope of review; grounds for setting aside decision of Commission.

1. Any party of record to a proceeding before the Commission is entitled to judicial ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.374

Judicial review: Requirements for injunction; burden of proof; filing bond to place into effect proposed changes in schedule of rates.

1. A court of competent jurisdiction, after hearing, may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.375

Judicial review: Refund of excess payment; report of refund; claims for refunds.

1. If a court determines that the rate or rates considered by the Commission are excessive, and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.376

Judicial review: Appeal to Supreme Court. Any party to the action, within 60 days after the service of a copy of the order or judgment of the district court, may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.377

Revocation of certificate, permit or license: Hearing; conditions; judicial review.

1. Any certificate of public convenience and necessity, permit or license issued or transferred in accordance with the provisions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 703.380

Civil penalty.

1. Unless another penalty is specifically provided, any public utility, alternative seller, provider of discretionary natural gas service or provider of new electric resources, or any officer, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.010

Declaration of legislative findings and purpose.

1. The Legislature finds that in many areas of this state owners of real property, counties, cities and public utility corporations desire to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.020

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 704A.030 to 704A.150, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.030

“Clerk” defined. “Clerk” means the de facto or de jure county clerk or city clerk, or his successor in functions, if any. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.040

“Convert” and “conversion” defined. “Convert” or “conversion” means the removal of existing overhead electric and communication facilities and the replacement thereof with underground electric and communication facilities constructed at the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.050

“Electric and communication facilities” defined. “Electric and communication facilities” means any works or improvements used or useful in providing electric or communication service, including but not limited to poles, supports, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.052

“Engineer” defined. “Engineer” means the de facto or de jure engineer of the municipality, or his successor in functions, if any. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.060

“Governing body” defined. “Governing body” means:

1. The city council, city commission, board of supervisors or other local legislative or governing body of an incorporated city if all or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.070

“Lot” defined. “Lot” includes any portion, piece or parcel of land, but not property owned or controlled by any person as a right-of-way. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.073

“Mailed notice” and “notice by mail” defined.

1. “Mailed notice,” “notice by mail” or any phrase of similar import, except as otherwise qualified, means the giving by the municipal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.077

“Municipality” and “municipal” defined.

1. “Municipality” means an incorporated city, including, without limitation, Carson City, in which is located wholly or in part the service district, or means the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.080

“New underground electric and communication service district” defined. “New underground electric and communication service district” means an area in which no existing electric and communication facilities are in place. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.090

“Overhead electric or communication facilities” defined. “Overhead electric or communication facilities” means electric or communication facilities located above the surface of the ground except as provided in NRS 704A.050 and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.100

“Owner” defined. “Owner” means:

1. The person in whom legal title appears by recorded deed;

2. The person in possession under claim of title; or

3. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.110

“Public place” defined. “Public place” includes streets, alleys, roadways, sidewalks, rights-of-way, easements and similar properties as to which an incorporated city, an unincorporated town, a county, the State of Nevada ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.120

“Public utility corporation” defined. “Public utility corporation” means:

1. Any person or corporation subject to the jurisdiction of the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada which provides electric or communication ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.125

“Publication” and “publish” defined.

1. “Publication,” “publish” or any term of similar import, except as otherwise qualified, means publication in at least one newspaper of general circulation in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.130

“Real property” defined. “Real property” means real estate owned in fee, but not inclusive of any property owned or controlled as a railroad or street right-of-way. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.140

“Service district” defined. “Service district” means a new underground electric and communication service district as defined by NRS 704A.080, or an underground service district as defined by NRS 704A.150, as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.150

“Underground service district” defined. “Underground service district” means an area in which electric and communication facilities are to be placed underground, exclusive of:

1. Any lines or facilities used ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.170

Petition by owners for study of costs to establish service district.

1. If not less than 60 percent of the owners of contiguous real property within a reasonably compact ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.180

Statement by governing body of basis for apportionment of costs by assessments; study of costs by public utility; joint report of results of study; costs of joint report.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.190

Summary of estimate of costs to be assessed against each lot furnished to owner; joint summary.

1. A summary of the estimate of the costs to be assessed against ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.200

Petition for establishment of service district: Time and place of filing; number of petitioners required.

1. Within 90 days after the joint report referred to in NRS 704A.180 is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.210

Petition for establishment of service district: Manner of giving notice of hearing; payment of costs.

1. Upon receipt of a petition to establish a service district, the governing body ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.220

Petition for establishment of service district: Contents of notice of hearing. The notice of the hearing shall:

1. State the time and place where the hearing will be held.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.230

Objections to establishment of service district.

1. Any person owning real property within the proposed service district who wishes to object to the establishment of the proposed service district ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.240

Hearing on petition; findings of governing body; adoption and contents of ordinance; basis for apportioning assessments.

1. At the place, date and hour specified for the hearing in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.250

Inclusion of additional territory: Notice and hearing.

1. If the governing body determines at the hearing that territory not included in the petition should be included within the service ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.260

Addition to or alteration of boundaries of district. Additions to and alterations of the boundaries of an established service district shall be made in the manner provided for the establishment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.270

Rehearings.

1. The public utility corporation or corporations involved and all owners of real property within the established service district shall be deemed parties to the proceedings for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.280

Judicial review; objection to validity of action by governing body.

1. Any party to the proceedings aggrieved by an ordinance of the governing body establishing the service district, as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.290

Time for commencement of construction or conversion. If the governing body enacts an ordinance establishing a service district, the public utility corporation is not required to commence construction or conversion ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.300

Placement of facilities.

1. The service facilities within the boundaries of each lot within an underground service district must be placed underground at the same time as or after ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.310

Interim warrants.

1. For the purpose of paying any contractor or otherwise defraying any costs as they become due from time to time until money is available therefor from ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704A.312

Resolution determining total cost of construction or conversion and ordering preparation of assessment roll; validity of assessment; limitations on amount of assessment.

1. At any time after there occur ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.010

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 704B.020 to 704B.140, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.020

“Ancillary services” defined. “Ancillary services” means those generation services that:

1. Are necessary to support the transmission of energy and capacity from resources to loads while maintaining reliable operation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.030

“Calendar quarter” defined. “Calendar quarter” means each period of 3 consecutive calendar months ending on March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31 in each calendar year. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.040

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.045

“Consumer’s Advocate” defined. “Consumer’s Advocate” means the Consumer’s Advocate of the Bureau of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.050

“Electric utility” defined.

1. “Electric utility” means any public utility or successor in interest that:

(a) Is in the business of providing electric service to customers;

(b) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.060

“Electric utility that primarily serves densely populated counties” defined. “Electric utility that primarily serves densely populated counties” means an electric utility that, with regard to the provision of electric service, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.070

“Electric utility that primarily serves less densely populated counties” defined. “Electric utility that primarily serves less densely populated counties” means an electric utility that, with regard to the provision of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.080

“Eligible customer” defined. “Eligible customer” means an end-use customer which is:

1. A nongovernmental commercial or industrial end-use customer that has an average annual load of 1 megawatt or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.090

“Energy” defined. “Energy” means electrical energy. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.100

“Generation asset” defined. “Generation asset” means any plant, facility, equipment or system which is located within or outside this state and which converts nonelectrical energy into electrical energy or otherwise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.110

“New electric resource” defined. “New electric resource” means:

1. The energy, capacity or ancillary services and any increased or additional energy, capacity or ancillary services which are:

(a) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.120

“Person” defined. “Person” means:

1. A natural person.

2. Any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity, including, without limitation, a corporation, partnership, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.130

“Provider of new electric resources” and “provider” defined. “Provider of new electric resources” and “provider” mean a person who makes energy, capacity or ancillary services from a new electric resource ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.140

“Time-of-use meter” defined. “Time-of-use meter” means a meter that:

1. Measures and records the electric demand, energy and power factor on 15-minute intervals; and

2. Is suitable for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.170

Effect of chapter on certain existing contracts; duties of electric utilities and assignees concerning certain existing contracts.

1. The provisions of this chapter do not alter, diminish or otherwise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.200

Regulations. The Commission shall adopt regulations to carry out and enforce the provisions of this chapter. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.210

Submission of report to Legislative Commission. Not later than 30 days after the end of each calendar quarter, the Commission shall submit to the Legislative Commission a written report which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.260

Electric utilities may enter into certain agreements relating to generation assets; increased energy, capacity or ancillary services deemed new electric resource; ownership and use of new electric resource; limitations; duties ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.300

Authority of provider to sell energy, capacity or ancillary services; limitations; provider is not public utility because of transaction; jurisdiction of Commission; prohibition.

1. Except as otherwise provided in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.310

Application for approval of proposed transaction: Time for filing; contents; confidentiality of certain information; public notice and hearing; review by Commission; terms, conditions and payments as part of approval; time ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.320

Conditions and limitations for certain proposed transactions; requirements for certain eligible customers; limited disclosure of certain information; duties of Commission; compliance with portfolio standard for renewable energy and energy from ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.325

Purchase of energy, capacity or ancillary services from alternative provider after approval of original transaction: Rights and obligations of eligible customers; expedited review by Commission; limited disclosure of certain information.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.330

Replacement of energy, capacity or ancillary services purchased from provider with energy, capacity or ancillary services purchased from electric utility; tariffs.

1. If an eligible customer is purchasing energy, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.340

Time-of-use meters: Requirements; installation; costs; limitations; number; use of other meters or equipment.

1. A provider of new electric resources shall not sell energy, capacity or ancillary services to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.350

Duty of electric utility to provide certain components of electric service; duty of Commission to establish just, reasonable and nondiscriminatory rates; effect of chapter on existing rights and requirements under ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704B.360

Payment of taxes, fees and assessments by eligible customers; billing requirements; disciplinary action for failure to comply.

1. If the Commission approves an application that is filed pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.001

Purpose and policy of Legislature in enacting chapter. It is hereby declared to be the purpose and policy of the Legislature in enacting this chapter:

1. To confer upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.005

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 704.007 to 704.030, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.007

“Biomass” defined. “Biomass” means any organic matter that is available on a renewable basis, including, without limitation:

1. Agricultural crops and agricultural wastes and residues;

2. Wood and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.010

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.012

“Consumer’s Advocate” defined. “Consumer’s Advocate” means the Consumer’s Advocate of the Bureau of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.015

“Person” defined. “Person” is limited to a person engaged in or intending to engage in the operation of a public utility. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.020

“Public utility” or “utility” defined.

1. “Public utility” or “utility” includes:

(a) Any person who owns, operates, manages or controls any railroad or part of a railroad as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.030

Persons not included in “public utility” or “utility.” “Public utility” or “utility” does not include:

1. Persons engaged in the production and sale of natural gas, other than sales ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.031

Power to subpoena person claiming exemption. The Commission may by subpoena require any person claiming to be exempt from regulation by reason of NRS 704.030 to appear before it with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.032

Participation of Commission on Economic Development in proceedings before Commission. The Commission on Economic Development may participate in proceedings before the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada concerning a public utility ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.033

Levy and collection; limitations.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 6, the Commission shall levy and collect an annual assessment from all public utilities, providers of discretionary natural ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.035

Report on revenue; computation, payment and adjustment of assessment; penalty for delinquent assessment; action for collection; transfer to Consumer’s Advocate.

1. On or before June 1 of each year, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.040

Charges for services must be just and reasonable; plan of alternative regulation for public utilities that provide telecommunication services; fair and impartial regulation of certain telecommunication services; fund for maintaining ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.050

Special contract rates.

1. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent concentration, commodity, transit and other special contract rates, but all such rates shall be open to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.060

Charge for shorter haul included within longer haul. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed:

1. To allow any railroad to charge more for a shorter than for a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.061

Definitions. As used in NRS 704.061 to 704.110, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 704.062, 704.065 and 704.066 have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.062

“Application to make changes in any schedule” and “application” defined. “Application to make changes in any schedule” and “application” include, without limitation:

1. A general rate application;

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.065

“Rate” defined. “Rate” means any individual or joint rate, toll or charge imposed by a public utility for a service performed or product furnished by the public utility. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.066

“Schedule” defined. ”Schedule” means any schedule that establishes or otherwise sets the rates for a public utility and any individual or joint rule, regulation, practice, classification or measurement that in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.068

Acts deemed to be change in schedule. For the purposes of NRS 704.061 to 704.110, inclusive, a public utility shall be deemed to make changes in a schedule if the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.069

Commission required to conduct consumer session for certain rate cases; Commission required to conduct general consumer session annually in certain counties.

1. The Commission shall conduct a consumer session ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.070

Public utility required to file current schedules with Commission and to post current schedules at certain offices; public inspection of current schedules. Unless exempt under the provisions of NRS 704.075, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.075

Separate standards for rates for natural gas supplied to commercial and industrial customers; exemption from certain provisions concerning rates.

1. As used in this section, with respect to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.095

Simplified procedure or methodology for changing rates for certain public utilities furnishing water or services for sewage. The Commission shall adopt regulations which provide a simplified procedure or methodology for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.097

Simplified procedure for obtaining certificate of public convenience and necessity and for changing rates for certain public utilities furnishing liquefied petroleum gas. The Commission may adopt regulations which provide simplified ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.100

Procedure for changing schedule: Approval of Commission required; filing application or letter of advice; posting proposed, new and amended schedules; limitation on use of certain information to justify rate increase; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.110

Procedure for changing schedule: Investigation by Commission; parties; time within which Commission must act; general rate application; application to recover increased cost of purchased fuel, purchased power or natural gas ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.120

Commission may substitute just and reasonable rates, regulations, practices or services after investigation and hearing.

1. If, upon any hearing and after due investigation, the rates, tolls, charges, schedules ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.130

Rates effective and regulations enforceable until modified by Commission or court.

1. All rates, charges, classifications and joint rates fixed by the Commission are in force, and are prima ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.140

Free or reduced rates for transportation unlawful; exceptions; penalty.

1. It is unlawful for any person engaged in business as a public utility to give or furnish to any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.143

Physically or mentally handicapped person entitled to full and equal enjoyment of facilities for public transportation; unlawful denial of services and facilities.

1. All physically or mentally handicapped persons ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.145

Unlawful to refuse service of public transportation or charge additional fee to certain persons accompanied by service animal.

1. It is unlawful for a common carrier or other means ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.150

Duty of connecting railroad to transfer car for just and reasonable charge. All railroad corporations whose tracks connect shall transfer cars reciprocally from one railroad to the other upon demand ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.160

Duty of railroad to provide and maintain depots, stations and other facilities.

1. Every railroad shall provide and maintain adequate depots and depot buildings at its regular stations and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.170

Duty of railroad to furnish freight cars to shippers; regulations.

1. Every railroad shall, when within its power to do so, and upon reasonable notice, furnish suitable cars to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.175

Compliance with standards for electrical construction; inspection; exemption.

1. Except as provided in subsection 2, any public utility which installs or modifies any electrical supply line in any building ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.183

Examination of certain public utilities.

1. The Commission may order an examination of the condition and management of any public utility under its jurisdiction which is a telephone company, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.1835

Commission required to adopt or amend regulations relating to termination of utility service for gas, water or electricity.

1. For the purposes of protecting the health of residential customers ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.184

Commission required to adopt regulations for provision of telecommunication services to public schools, public libraries, providers of health care serving rural areas, persons with low income and persons in rural, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.185

Use of deferred accounting by certain natural gas utilities; procedure; limitations.

1. A public utility which purchases natural gas for resale may record upon its books and records in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.187

Use of deferred accounting by certain electric utilities; procedure; limitations; regulations.

1. Except as otherwise provided in section 36 of chapter 16, Statutes of Nevada 2001, beginning on March ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.190

Report and investigation of accident; regulations; forms; public inspection of report; inadmissibility of report in action for damages.

1. Every public utility operating in this state shall, whenever an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.195

Recording of telephone call concerning emergency or service outage; disclosure.

1. A public utility may record any telephone call:

(a) Concerning an emergency; or

(b) Relating to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.197

Public utility to provide name and address of person listed in records of utility upon request of public administrator or deputy; immunity for disclosure made in good faith.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.201

Investigation by law enforcement agency: Subpoena for name and address of person listed in records of customers.

1. To further a criminal or civil investigation, the chief executive officer ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.202

Investigation by law enforcement agency: Disclosure of name and address of person listed in records of customers.

1. Upon receipt of a subpoena by a law enforcement agency pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.206

Provision of list of customers for district judge or jury commissioner; reimbursement for cost of compiling list; immunity from liability for disclosure of list.

1. In a county whose ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.210

Powers of Commission: Adoption of regulations; supervision and regulation of public utilities. The Commission may:

1. Adopt necessary and reasonable regulations governing the procedure, administration and enforcement of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.215

Powers of Commission: Adoption of certain rules, regulations and rates by reference. The Commission may adopt by reference all or part of any appropriate:

1. Rule, regulation or rate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.220

Powers of Commission: Fixing standards; examination and testing of product or service.

1. The Commission may, when necessary:

(a) Ascertain and prescribe for each kind of public utility ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.223

Authorization of purchase or transmission of electricity to certain businesses to reduce overall cost of electricity to business.

1. If a business with a new industrial load has been ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.225

Regulations requiring lower rates for electricity for irrigation pumps: Interruptible service. The Commission shall by regulation require each public utility which furnishes electricity to provide lower rates for electricity for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.230

Installation and use of water meters; separate rate for residential users. [Effective until certain conditions concerning agreement between Sierra Pacific Power Company and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe have been met.]

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.230

Installation of water meters required by certain residential buildings; exceptions. [Effective when certain conditions concerning agreement between Sierra Pacific Power Company and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe have been met.]

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.235

Use by local government of facilities of public utility for treatment, transportation or exchange of water.

1. The Commission may, upon application of a local government which provides water ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.240

Powers of Commission: Purchase of apparatus for examinations and tests; entry on premises to make examination and test.

1. The Commission may, in its discretion, purchase such materials, apparatus ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.250

Powers of Commission: Standards for maintenance, use and operation of electric poles, wires, cables and appliances. The Commission is authorized and directed to prescribe the standards for the maintenance, use ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.260

Powers of Commission: Requiring repair and construction of property and use of appliances for safety; regulations. The Commission shall have power, in the interest of safety or service, after hearing:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.280

Powers of Commission: Regulation of lines and tracks; regulations; safety devices. The Commission may:

1. Regulate the manner in which power, telephone and telegraph lines, pipelines and the tracks ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.281

Duties of Commission: Establishment of standards and penalties to encourage competition and discourage discrimination in provision of local telecommunication services. [Replaced in revision by NRS 704.6881.] ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.282

Duties of Commission: Establishment of expedited procedures for certain complaints filed by provider of telecommunication services against another provider of telecommunication services. [Replaced in revision by NRS 704.6882.] ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.283

Judicial review of decisions made pursuant to NRS 704.281 and 704.282. [Replaced in revision by NRS 704.6883.] ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.284

Compliance with state and federal consumer and antitrust protections; inapplicability of exemption in NRS 598A.040 to violations of standards established in NRS 704.281. [Replaced in revision by NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.285

Violation of law governing interception or disclosure of communications made by wire or radio: Investigation; hearing; orders to cease and desist.

1. The Commission, upon its own information or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.300

Railroad crossings: Powers of Commission; payment of expenses.

1. After an investigation and hearing, which has been initiated either upon the Commission’s own motion, or as the result of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.305

Railroad crossings: Apportionment of costs of construction, reconstruction and protective devices; maintenance of surface.

1. The entire cost of a new grade crossing or a new grade separation, including ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.307

Railroads: Duty of Commission to ensure safety; regulations. The Commission shall:

1. Perform such duties and functions as are necessary:

(a) To ensure the safety of railroad equipment, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.309

Railroads: Commission to levy and collect annual assessments; payment of penalty; sale or transfer of certificate of public convenience and necessity; action for collection of assessment or penalty.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.310

Sale of surplus light, heat or power by person not public utility; approval by Commission.

1. Whenever any person, company, corporation or association which is not engaged in business ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.320

Purchase of surplus water or electric current by public utility for resale; application filed with Commission; approval of application; seller not deemed public utility.

1. Every person, company, corporation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.322

“Security” defined. As used in NRS 704.322 to 704.328, inclusive, “security” means any note, stock, treasury stock, bond, debenture or other evidence of interest in or indebtedness of a person, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.323

Issuance of security or assumption of obligation by privately owned public utility subject to authorization by Commission; exceptions.

1. No privately owned public utility organized under the laws of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.324

Order authorizing issuance of security or assumption of obligation; variable-rate securities; supplemental order; findings; conditions.

1. Upon receipt of an application for an order authorizing the issuance of any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.325

Limitations on application of security or proceeds. No public utility shall, without the consent of the Commission, apply any security or any proceeds thereof to any purpose not specified in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.326

Guarantee or obligation of State not implied. Nothing in NRS 704.322 to 704.325, inclusive, shall be construed to imply any guarantee or obligation on the part of the State of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.327

Payment of necessary expenses of Commission by public utility. All necessary expenses incurred by the Commission in the administration of NRS 704.322 to 704.326, inclusive, shall be charged against and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.328

Inapplicability of NRS 704.322 to 704.326, inclusive, to certain public utilities. The provisions of NRS 704.322 to 704.326, inclusive, shall not apply to any public utility engaged in:

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.329

Mergers, acquisitions or changes in control of public utility or entity that holds controlling interest in public utility: Authorization of Commission required; time within which Commission must act; exceptions.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.3296

“Electric utility” defined. As used in NRS 704.3296 to 704.430, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, “electric utility” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 704.7571. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.330

Public utility to obtain certificate of public convenience or necessity; exceptions; terms and conditions; orders to cease and desist; duplication of service.

1. Every public utility owning, controlling, operating ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.340

Municipalities and certain trusts for furtherance of public functions not required to obtain certificates; approval and jurisdiction of Commission.

1. Subject to the provisions of subsection 3, a municipality ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.350

Prerequisites to issuance of certificate. Every applicant for a certificate of public convenience shall furnish such evidence of its corporate character and of its franchise or permits as may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.360

Conduct of investigations and hearings. All hearings and investigations under NRS 704.3296 to 704.430, inclusive, shall be conducted substantially as is provided for hearings and investigations of tolls, charges and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.370

Issuance or refusal of certificate: Terms and conditions; hearing required for certain applications; power of Commission to dispense with hearing for certain applications.

1. The Commission shall have the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.380

Public utility beginning, prosecuting or completing new construction without certificate: Levy of tolls and charges prohibited and void. No public utility beginning, prosecuting or completing any new construction in violation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.390

Discontinuance, modification or restriction of service: Authorization of Commission required; hearing required for certain applications; power of Commission to dispense with hearing for certain applications.

1. It is unlawful ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.400

Order of Commission prima facie lawful from date of order. Every order refusing or granting any certificates of public convenience, or granting or refusing permission to discontinue, modify or restrict ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.410

Transfer of certificate: Authorization of Commission required; hearing required for certain transfers; power of Commission to dispense with hearing for certain transfers; factors considered; effectiveness of certificate after transfer.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.430

Penalty; separate offenses.

1. Any person, firm, association or corporation who violates any provisions of NRS 704.3296 to 704.430, inclusive, shall be punished by a fine of not more ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.440

Investigation and ascertainment of value of property of public utility.

1. The Commission may, in its discretion, investigate and ascertain the value of all property of every public utility ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.595

Civil penalty for violation of regulations adopted in conformity with Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968; compromise and recovery of penalty.

1. Any person who violates any provision ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.600

Failure or refusal to make reports or allow examination unlawful; penalty. Any officer, agent or employee of any public utility who:

1. Willfully fails or refuses to fill out ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.630

Additional civil remedies of Commission. In addition to all the other remedies provided by this chapter for the prevention and punishment of any and all violations of the provisions thereof ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.635

Order by Commission to cease and desist. When a complaint has been filed with the Commission alleging that a person is providing a service which requires a certificate of public ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.638

Unlawful to post sign on device of public utility used to support line for telegraph, telephone or electricity. It is unlawful for any person to post any advertising sign, display ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.645

Remedies of State cumulative; election of remedies. The remedies of the State provided for in this chapter are cumulative, and no action taken by the Commission constitutes an election on ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.655

Public utility required to pay interest on deposits made by customers; penalty.

1. Every public utility which furnishes the public with light and power, telephone service, gas or water, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.660

Public utility supplying water required to provide sufficient water for protection from fire at reasonable rates; regulations by Commission.

1. Any public utility which furnishes, for compensation, any water ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.662

Plan of water conservation: Requirement and procedure for adoption; review by Commission; election to comply with plan adopted by Commission.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, each ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6622

Plan of water conservation: Contents; approval by Commission.

1. A plan of water conservation submitted to the Commission for approval must include provisions relating to:

(a) Methods of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6624

Plan to provide incentives for water conservation: Procedure for adoption; revision; review and approval by Commission.

1. Each public utility which furnishes, for compensation, any water for municipal, industrial ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.664

Facility for treatment of water acquired and constructed by county: Approval of Commission required for imposition of tax to finance facility if water taxed is supplied by public utility; determination ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6642

Facility for treatment of water acquired and constructed by county: Billing and collection of tax imposed on customers of public utility.

1. A county shall not require a public ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6644

Facility for treatment of water acquired and constructed by county: Public utility’s use of water treatment services provided by facility authorized; Commission’s approval of agreement for use required.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6646

Facility for treatment of water acquired and constructed by county: Operation and maintenance of facility by public utility authorized; Commission’s approval of agreement for operation and maintenance required.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.665

Water to be provided through single connection to building containing multiple units for occupancy; exception. Unless the owner of the water system within a building containing multiple occupancy units otherwise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.667

Public utility not required to furnish water for man-made lake or stream if prohibited or restricted by ordinance in certain counties; exceptions. In any county whose population is 400,000 or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6672

Supplier of water or services for sewage to subdivision or other project for development of land: Application; investigation and approval by Commission; fee; exceptions.

1. The Commission shall be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6674

Supplier of water or services for sewage: Regulation by county; exceptions; appointment of receiver upon petition of county commissioners.

1. The board of county commissioners of any county may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6676

Supplier of water or services for sewage: Appointment of receiver upon petition of Commission.

1. If the Commission determines after notice and hearing that a public utility which furnishes ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.668

Disposal or encumbrance of property by certain public utilities furnishing water or services for sewage: Approval of Commission required; hearing required in certain matters; regulations.

1. It is unlawful ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.669

Regulation of sale of geothermal energy to public.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, every corporation or other person who sells geothermal energy to the public is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.673

Cooperatives, nonprofit corporations and associations supplying services both to public and members declared public utilities; regulation by Commission. Every cooperative association or nonprofit corporation or association and every other supplier ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.675

Cooperatives, nonprofit corporations and associations supplying services to members only declared public utilities; limited jurisdiction of Commission. Every cooperative association or nonprofit corporation or association and every other supplier of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.677

Certificates of public convenience and necessity to be issued to certain cooperatives, nonprofit corporations and associations; contents of statement and certificate.

1. Every cooperative association or nonprofit corporation or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.684

Limitations on regulation of broadband service.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2 and NRS 704.68984, the Commission shall not regulate any broadband service, including imposing any requirements ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.687

Limitations on exclusion of televised broadcasts of sporting or other special events.

1. Except as provided in subsections 2 and 3, a televised broadcast of a sporting event or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6873

Commission required to adopt regulations for provision of telecommunication services to public schools, public libraries, providers of health care serving rural areas, persons with low income and persons in rural, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6875

Customer entitled to written notice of duration of certain calls.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, each public utility which provides telecommunication services shall provide timely written ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6881

Establishment of standards and penalties to encourage competition and discourage discrimination in provision of local telecommunication services. The Commission shall, by regulation:

1. Establish standards of performance and reporting ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6882

Establishment of expedited procedures for certain complaints filed by provider against another provider. Notwithstanding the provisions of NRS 703.310 and 703.320, the Commission shall establish by regulation expedited procedures for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6883

Judicial review of certain decisions of Commission. Any judicial review of a decision by the Commission pursuant to NRS 704.6881 and 704.6882 must be made in accordance with NRS 703.373 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6884

Providers required to comply with state and federal consumer and antitrust protections; providers subject to laws governing unfair trade practices for violations of standards established by Commission. The provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68904

Definitions. As used in NRS 704.68904 to 704.68984, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 704.68908 to 704.68947, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68908

“Affected person” defined. “Affected person” means:

1. A public utility affected by an action of a PAR carrier or an action of the Commission relating to a PAR carrier;

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6891

“Affiliate of an incumbent local exchange carrier” and “affiliate” defined. “Affiliate of an incumbent local exchange carrier” or “affiliate” means a competitive provider of telecommunication service that is controlled by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68912

“Basic network service” defined. “Basic network service” means the provision of any of the following services, unless the Commission has reclassified the service as a competitive service, a deregulated service, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68916

“Competitive service” defined. “Competitive service” means:

1. Any telecommunication service which is classified as a competitive service or a nonregulated service by regulation of the Commission, or which is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6892

“Competitive supplier” defined. “Competitive supplier” means a person who:

1. Is a competitor of a PAR carrier with respect to a service performed by the PAR carrier; or

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68922

“Deregulated service” defined. “Deregulated service” means:

1. Any voice messaging service or other information service; or

2. Any telecommunication service that the Commission classifies as a deregulated service ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68924

“Discretionary service” defined. “Discretionary service” means any telecommunication service which is not otherwise classified as a basic network service, a competitive service, a deregulated service or an other essential service, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68928

“Electing PAR carrier” defined. “Electing PAR carrier” means a PAR carrier which:

1. Makes an election to become an electing PAR carrier pursuant to NRS 704.68948; and

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68932

“Incumbent local exchange carrier” defined. “Incumbent local exchange carrier” has the meaning ascribed to it in 47 U.S.C. § 251(h)(1), as that section existed on October 1, 1999, and includes ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68936

“Local area of transport and access” or “LATA” defined. “Local area of transport and access” or “LATA” means an area within which a provider of telecommunication services may operate pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6894

“Other essential service” defined. “Other essential service” means any telecommunication service that is classified as other essential service by regulation of the Commission. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68942

“PAR carrier” defined.

1. “PAR carrier” means an incumbent local exchange carrier that is regulated under a plan of alternative regulation approved by the Commission pursuant to subsection 4 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68944

“Price floor” defined. “Price floor” means the minimum price of a service using cost-based standards as determined by the Commission by regulation. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68946

“Telecommunication” defined. “Telecommunication” means the transmission, between or among points specified by the user, of information of the user’s choosing, without change in the form or content of the information ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68947

“Telecommunication service” defined. “Telecommunication service” means the offering of telecommunication for a fee directly to the public, or such classes of users as to be effectively available directly to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68952

Regulation of electing PAR carrier: Limitations on power of Commission regarding earnings and rates; termination and continuation of plan of alternative regulation; limitations on receipt of money from fund created ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68956

Regulation of electing PAR carrier: Approval of Commission required to discontinue or change terms and conditions relating to provision of certain basic network services. The provisions of NRS 704.68904 to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6896

Reclassification of basic network services: Authority of Commission; adoption of criteria for reclassification; period for acting on request for reclassification from PAR carrier.

1. The Commission may, at any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68964

Flexibility in pricing and terms of services: Authority of PAR carrier; procedure and requirements for exercising flexibility; PAR carrier permitted to bill customer using fixed price or amount for package ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68966

Flexibility in pricing and terms of services: Prohibition against anticompetitive acts and practices and unreasonable discrimination among similarly situated customers. In exercising flexibility in the pricing or terms of its ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68968

Promotional price reductions: Notice; duration; geographic area; nondiscriminatory basis. A PAR carrier may establish promotional price reductions for services upon a 1-day notice to the Commission. The promotional price reduction ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68972

Introduction of new services: Notice; conditions; exemption from certain regulations of Commission; classification; price.

1. A PAR carrier may introduce new services upon 10-days’ notice to the Commission in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68976

Rates for services to be averaged geographically; exception. The rates charged by a PAR carrier for services, except for competitive services, must be geographically averaged throughout the service territory in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.6898

Intrastate access prices: Maximum amount; offset of reductions. The intrastate access prices charged by an electing PAR carrier must not exceed the interstate access prices charged by the electing PAR ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.68984

Powers and duties of Commission and PAR carriers under certain federal and state laws preserved. The provisions of NRS 704.684 and 704.68904 to 704.68984, inclusive, do not:

1. Apply ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.701

Definitions. As used in NRS 704.701 to 704.731, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Coal” includes anthracite, bituminous or subbituminous coal, and lignite.

2. “Cost of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.706

Conversion of facility to allow firing by coal: Application for adjustment of rates; public hearing.

1. A public utility proposing to convert an existing facility in this state for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.711

Decision on application for adjustment; conditions; requirements for approval; federal or state grants.

1. The Commission shall render its written decision within 180 days after receiving the application for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.716

Calculation of amount of adjustment; effect on rates, prices and charges.

1. The amount of the adjustment must:

(a) Permit the applicant to recover the cost of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.721

Filing of tariff on date of conversion. On the date of initial conversion, the public utility shall file with the Commission a tariff which sets forth the adjustment in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.726

Annual accounting of cost of conversion and revenues from adjustment in rates; termination of adjustment upon recovery of cost of conversion.

1. A public utility shall annually present to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.731

Faith of State pledged. The faith of the State is hereby pledged that NRS 704.701 to 704.731, inclusive, will not be repealed, amended or modified to impair any tariff or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.736

Applicability. The application of NRS 704.736 to 704.751, inclusive, is limited to any public utility in the business of supplying electricity which has an annual operating revenue in this state ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.738

Program of optional pricing for electricity generated from renewable energy: Authorization of Commission required; Commission may authorize higher rates.

1. A utility which supplies electricity in this state may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.741

Plan to increase supply or decrease demands: Triennial submission required; contents prescribed by regulation.

1. A utility which supplies electricity in this state shall, on or before July 1 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.746

Public hearing on adequacy of plan; determination by Commission.

1. Not more than 60 days after a utility has filed its plan, the Commission shall convene a public hearing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.751

Order accepting plan or specifying inadequacies; recovery of costs from customers.

1. Within 135 days after a utility has filed its plan, the Commission shall issue an order accepting ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7561

Definitions. As used in NRS 704.7561 to 704.7595, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 704.7565 to 704.7581, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7565

“Affiliate” defined. “Affiliate” means a person who, directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with an electric utility. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7568

“Dispose of a generation asset” defined. “Dispose of a generation asset” means to:

1. Sell, lease, assign, transfer or divest an interest in a generation asset, in whole or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7571

“Electric utility” defined.

1. “Electric utility” means:

(a) Any public utility or successor in interest that:

(1) Is in the business of providing electric service to customers;

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7575

“Generation asset” defined.

1. “Generation asset” means any plant, facility, equipment or system that:

(a) Converts other forms of energy into electricity or otherwise produces electricity;

(b) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7578

“Interest in a generation asset” defined.

1. “Interest in a generation asset” means any interest, in whole or in part, in the physical plant, facility, equipment or system that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7581

“Person” defined. “Person” means:

1. A natural person;

2. Any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity, including, without limitation, a corporation, partnership, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7585

Provisions do not prohibit certain transactions involving generation assets or other property. The provisions of NRS 704.7561 to 704.7595, inclusive, do not prohibit an electric utility from pledging, mortgaging, granting ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7588

Conditions and limitations on disposal of generation assets; approval of Commission required; application; parties; effect of certain orders. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 704.7591:

1. Before July 1, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7591

Conditions and limitations on disposal of generation assets pursuant to certain mergers, acquisitions, transactions and transfers.

1. An electric utility may dispose of its generation assets pursuant to a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7595

Effect of violation. If an electric utility disposes of a generation asset in violation of NRS 704.7561 to 704.7595, inclusive, the disposal is void and unenforceable and is not valid ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.763

Electric utility required to disclose certain information to retail customers; format, contents and methods of disclosure; regulations; exceptions.

1. On and after October 1, 2001, each electric utility shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.766

Legislative declaration. It is hereby declared to be the purpose and policy of the Legislature in enacting NRS 704.766 to 704.775, inclusive, to:

1. Encourage private investment in renewable ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.767

Definitions. As used in NRS 704.766 to 704.775, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 704.768 to 704.772, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.768

“Customer-generator” defined. “Customer-generator” means a user of a net metering system. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.769

“Net metering” defined. “Net metering” means measuring the difference between the electricity supplied by a utility and the electricity generated by a customer-generator which is fed back to the utility ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.771

“Net metering system” defined. “Net metering system” means a facility or energy system for the generation of electricity that:

1. Uses renewable energy as its primary source of energy ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7715

“Renewable energy” defined. “Renewable energy” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 704.7811. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.772

“Utility” defined. “Utility” means a public utility that supplies electricity in this state. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.773

Utility required to offer net metering to customer-generators within service area; utility required to make available certain energy meters to customer-generators; conditions for installation of additional meters; certain fees and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.774

Standards; utility prohibited from requiring certain customer-generators to meet additional requirements.

1. A net metering system used by a customer-generator must meet all applicable safety and power quality standards ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.775

Billing; certain excess electricity fed back to utility deemed electricity generated or acquired from renewable energy system for purposes of portfolio standard for renewable energy.

1. The billing period ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7801

Definitions. As used in NRS 704.7801 to 704.7828, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 704.7805 to 704.7818, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7805

“Portfolio standard” defined. “Portfolio standard” means a portfolio standard for renewable energy and energy from a qualified energy recovery process established by the Commission pursuant to NRS 704.7821. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7808

“Provider of electric service” and “provider” defined.

1. “Provider of electric service” and “provider” mean any person or entity that is in the business of selling electricity to retail ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7809

“Qualified energy recovery process” defined.

1. “Qualified energy recovery process” means a system with a nameplate capacity of not more than 15 megawatts that converts the otherwise lost energy ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7811

“Renewable energy” defined.

1. “Renewable energy” means:

(a) Biomass;

(b) Geothermal energy;

(c) Solar energy;

(d) Waterpower; and

(e) Wind.

2. The term ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7815

“Renewable energy system” defined. “Renewable energy system” means:

1. A facility or energy system that:

(a) Uses renewable energy or energy from a qualified energy recovery process to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7818

“Retail customer” defined.

1. “Retail customer” means an end-use customer that purchases electricity for consumption in this state.

2. The term includes, without limitation:

(a) This state, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7821

Establishment of portfolio standard; requirements; subsidization of solar energy systems; renewable energy credits; renewable energy contracts; exemptions; regulations.

1. For each provider of electric service, the Commission shall establish ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7822

Calculation of electricity generated or acquired from certain solar photovoltaic systems. For the purpose of complying with a portfolio standard established pursuant to NRS 704.7821, a provider shall be deemed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7823

System that draws or creates electricity from tires deemed not to be renewable energy system; exception; calculation of electricity generated or acquired from certain systems that utilize reverse polymerization process.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7825

Reports.

1. Each provider of electric service shall submit to the Commission an annual report that provides information relating to the actions taken by the provider to comply with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.7828

Regulations; enforcement; administrative fines.

1. The Commission shall adopt regulations to carry out and enforce the provisions of NRS 704.7801 to 704.7828, inclusive. The regulations adopted by the Commission ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.787

Authority to sell electricity and provide transmission service and distribution service to certain customers without being subject to jurisdiction of Public Utilities Commission of Nevada; tariff for distribution service; duties ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.800

Unlawful acts involving theft or damage to property: Criminal penalties.

1. It is unlawful for a person to obtain any water, gas, electricity, power or other service, goods or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.805

Unlawful acts involving theft or damage to property: Civil remedies.

1. Any public utility may bring a civil action for damages against any person who willfully and knowingly obtains, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.820

Short title. NRS 704.820 to 704.900, inclusive, shall be known and may be cited as the Utility Environmental Protection Act. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.825

Declaration of legislative findings and purpose.

1. The Legislature hereby finds and declares that:

(a) There is at present and will continue to be a growing need for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.830

Definitions. As used in NRS 704.820 to 704.900, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 704.834 to 704.860, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.834

“Appropriate federal agency” defined. “Appropriate federal agency” means a federal agency responsible for the enforcement of environmental laws whose approval is required for the construction of a utility facility. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.840

“Commence to construct” defined. “Commence to construct” means any clearing of land, excavation or other action which would adversely affect the natural environment of the site or route of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.842

“Environmental review” defined. “Environmental review” includes, without limitation, an environmental assessment and environmental impact statement. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.845

“Local government” defined. “Local government” means any county, municipality, district, agency or other unit of local government in Nevada. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.848

“Other permitting entity” defined.

1. “Other permitting entity” means any state or local entity:

(a) That is responsible for the enforcement of environmental laws and whose approval is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.850

“Person” defined. “Person” includes a natural person, corporation, partnership, public utility, government, governmental agency, political subdivision of a government and any other entity that seeks to construct a utility facility. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.855

“Public utility” and “utility” defined.

1. “Public utility” or “utility” includes those public utilities defined in NRS 704.020 and not excluded by NRS 704.030 and any oil pipeline carrier ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.860

“Utility facility” defined. “Utility facility” means:

1. Electric generating plants and their associated facilities, other than plants and their associated facilities that are or will be located entirely within ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.863

Applicability.

1. Notwithstanding any specific statute, regulation or ordinance to the contrary, the process for the issuance by the Commission or any other permitting entity of a permit, license ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.865

Permit required to construct utility facility; transfer of permit; exemptions; waiver of exemption.

1. A person, other than a local government, shall not commence to construct a utility facility ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.870

Requirements for filing application: Form and contents; procedure when federal agency is required to conduct environmental analysis; time for filing amended application; service; public notice.

1. Except as otherwise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.873

Commission has exclusive jurisdiction to determine need for utility facilities of certain public utilities; other permitting entities precluded from considering need. If a public utility that is subject to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.875

Review of application by Division of Environmental Protection of State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The Division of Environmental Protection of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.877

Duty to accept and incorporate findings and conclusions of environmental review that already has been conducted; duplicative review prohibited; exception; duty to cooperate and coordinate to avoid duplication of activities.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.880

Power of Commission to dispense with hearing for certain applications; practice and procedure at hearings. The Commission, in its discretion, may dispense with the hearing on the application if, upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.885

Parties to proceeding for permit; limited appearance; intervention.

1. The parties to a permit proceeding include:

(a) The applicant.

(b) The Division of Environmental Protection of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.890

Grant or denial of application: Required findings; conditions and modifications.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, the Commission may not grant a permit for the construction, operation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.8905

Grant or denial of application: Time within which Commission and other permitting entities must act; determination upon record; terms, conditions and modifications; service of Commission order.

1. Except as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.891

Reports to be filed with Commission by person holding permit who is not public utility.

1. Any person other than a public utility who receives a permit issued ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.893

Limitations on purchase of capacity of utility facility by certain public utilities. No public utility which has a parent or an affiliated corporation or a subsidiary of that parent or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.895

Rehearing; judicial review.

1. Any party aggrieved by any order issued by the Commission on an application for a permit may apply for a rehearing within 15 days after ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.897

Effect of provisions on jurisdiction of Commission over public utilities serving retail customers in State. Nothing in the provisions of NRS 704.820 to 704.900, inclusive, may be construed as limiting ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.900

Cooperation with other states and Federal Government. The Commission, in the discharge of its duties under NRS 704.820 to 704.900, inclusive, or any other law, shall, to the extent practicable, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.905

Definitions. As used in NRS 704.905 to 704.960, inclusive:

1. “Alternative seller” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 704.994.

2. “Company town” means a community whose ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.910

Applicability of provisions to mobile home parks; utility or alternative seller prohibited from selling to landlord at higher rate.

1. The provisions of NRS 704.910 to 704.960, inclusive, apply ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.920

Applicability of provisions to company towns; examination of lines and equipment; costs; consequences of refusal to allow examination; repair of unsafe lines or equipment.

1. The provisions of NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.930

Manner of provision and interruption of service by landlord of mobile home park or owner of company town; notice of proposed increase in rates. If a utility or an alternative ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.940

Rates; service charges; proration and limitations on certain charges for water; itemization of charges; retention of copy of billings; transfer of balance by landlord upon termination of interest in mobile ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.950

Complaints: Investigation by Division of Consumer Complaint Resolution; action by Commission; enforcement of order.

1. The tenant of a lot in a mobile home park or occupant of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.960

Annual report to be filed by landlord of mobile home park or owner of company town. Each landlord of a mobile home park or owner of a company town shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.964

Lease of tank for storage of liquefied petroleum gas: Removal of tank upon request; requirements for refund; penalty.

1. Each dealer who leases a tank for the storage of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.9901

Collection of taxes, fees and assessments from customers: Duties of providers; billing requirements; disciplinary action for failure to comply.

1. Each provider of discretionary natural gas service shall:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.991

Informational report to Commission required regarding anticipated demand, estimated cost, sources of gas and significant operational or capital requirements. A utility which supplies natural gas in this state shall file ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.993

Definitions. As used in NRS 704.993 to 704.999, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 704.994, 704.995 and 704.996 have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.994

“Alternative seller” defined. “Alternative seller” means a seller of any competitive, discretionary or potentially competitive component of natural gas service. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.995

“Person” defined. “Person” includes a natural person, corporation, partnership, public utility, government, governmental agency and political subdivision of a government. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.996

“Potentially competitive service” defined. “Potentially competitive service” means a component of service relating to the provision of natural gas to customers in this state that is determined by the Commission ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.997

Alternative plan of regulation for utility that supplies natural gas: Requirements; regulations; applicability of statutory provisions; use of name or logo by affiliate; sale of service relating to supply of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.998

Licensing of alternative sellers: Requirements; regulations; denial, limitation, suspension or revocation.

1. Not later than January 1, 1999, the Commission shall, by regulation, set forth the procedures and conditions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.9985

Collection of taxes, fees and assessments from customers: Duties of public utilities and alternative sellers; billing requirements; disciplinary action for failure to comply.

1. Each public utility that elects ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 704.999

Restoration of service: Conditions; tariffs.

1. A customer of natural gas within the service territory of a public utility that supplies natural gas who obtains his own supply of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.010

Construction and operation of railroad by foreign corporation; qualification to do business.

1. Subject to the provisions of subsection 2, any railroad corporation organized under the laws of any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.020

County, city or town may grant use of street by railroad to reach depot or pass through; limitations.

1. Any county, city or town in this state shall have, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.030

Contract reserving title or lien as security for full payment. In any contract for the sale of railroad or street railway equipment or rolling stock, it shall be lawful to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.040

Lease containing stipulation for conditional sale of equipment at termination of lease. In any contract for the leasing or hiring of railroad or street railway equipment or rolling stock, it ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.050

Validity of contract for conditional sale. No contract of the type provided for in NRS 705.030 to 705.070, inclusive, shall be valid as against any subsequent judgment creditor or any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.060

Contract recorded with Secretary of State; recording of declaration of full payment; fees.

1. The contracts authorized by NRS 705.030 to 705.070, inclusive, shall be filed with the Secretary ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.070

NRS 705.030 to 705.060, inclusive, not to invalidate contracts made before March 27, 1913. NRS 705.030 to 705.060, inclusive, shall not be held to invalidate or affect in any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.080

Sale, transfer or lease of property and franchises to corporation: Consent of stockholders; operation by buyer or lessee.

1. Any railroad corporation owning a railroad in this state may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.090

Confinement of livestock in car for longer than 28 hours in intrastate shipment prohibited; extension of time.

1. No railway corporation engaged in the transportation of horses, sheep, cattle, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.100

Animals to be fed and watered when unloaded; duties of custodian or company; lien of company. Animals so unloaded shall be properly fed and watered during such rest by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.110

Penalty. Any company, owner or custodian of such animals who knowingly and willingly fails to comply with the provisions of NRS 705.090 and 705.100 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.120

Duty of maintaining fences; liability for killing livestock.

1. Railroad corporations must make and maintain a good and sufficient fence on both sides of their track and right-of-way. In ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.130

Duty of constructing barriers or guards where public road crosses fenced-in right-of-way; liability for killing or injuring livestock.

1. Every person, lessee, receiver, firm, copartnership or corporation owning, leasing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.140

Penalty for allowing animal to stray on enclosed right-of-way. Every person who shall willfully and maliciously suffer any animal to go upon the enclosed right-of-way of any railway company, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.150

Liability for negligent killing or injuring livestock; prima facie evidence of negligence. Every railroad corporation or company, operating any railroad or branch thereof within the limits of this state, which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.160

Settlement of claim within 90 days; action for recovery; assignment of claim.

1. If any railway company or corporation, or owner or operator of a railroad in this state, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.170

Fenced right-of-way to be equipped with passageways and gates; responsibility of railroad.

1. Every railroad corporation or company, in fencing its right-of-way, shall provide and maintain suitable passageways equipped ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.180

Employee to report killing or injuring of livestock. Every conductor, engineer, section foreman, or other employee of any owner of a railroad in this state, who has personal knowledge of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.190

Owner or operator of railroad to provide notice upon injuring or killing livestock; notice to be posted at stations and forwarded to State Department of Agriculture; contents of notice.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.200

Penalties.

1. Any person falsely making an affidavit of ownership of any animal killed or injured under the terms of NRS 705.150 to 705.200, inclusive, is guilty of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.210

Employees’ hours of employment limited; penalties.

1. As used in this section:

(a) “Employees” means persons actually engaged in or connected with the movement of any train.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.220

Railroad police: Appointment; responsibility for actions; wearing of badge.

1. The Governor may, upon the application of any railroad company, appoint and commission one or more persons, designated by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.230

Unlawful compulsion or requirement of purchase of uniform or apparel as condition of continued employment; penalty.

1. It shall be unlawful for any railroad doing business in the State ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.240

Engineer required to be able to read timetables and ordinary handwriting; penalty.

1. It shall be unlawful for any person, as an officer of a corporation or otherwise, knowingly ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.250

Intoxication and other violations of duties; penalties.

1. Any person employed upon any railway as engineer, motorman, gripman, conductor, switch tender, fireman, bridge tender, flagman or signalman, or having ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.260

“Common carrier” defined. As used in NRS 705.260 to 705.340, inclusive, “common carrier” shall include the receiver or receivers or other persons or corporations charged with the duty of management ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.270

Liability for injury to or death of employee. Every common carrier by railroad in the State of Nevada shall be liable in damages to any person suffering injury while he ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.280

Contributory negligence of employee not to bar recovery; diminution of damages by jury; violation by employer of safety statute. In all actions brought after March 30, 1937, against any such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.290

Risk of employment not assumed where injury or death results from negligence of employer’s officers or employees or defect in equipment. In any action brought against any common carrier under ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.300

Question of causation for jury’s determination. In any action brought against any such common carrier under or by virtue of any of the provisions of NRS 705.260 to 705.340, inclusive, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.310

Fact of injury or death presumptive evidence of want of care by employer. In all actions brought after March 30, 1937, against any such common carrier under or by virtue ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.320

Contract or regulation of employer exempting employer from liability void; setoff by employer in action. Any contract, rule, regulation or stratagem whatsoever the purpose or intent of which shall be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.330

Survival of right of action. Any right of action given by NRS 705.260 to 705.340, inclusive, to a person suffering injury shall survive to his or her personal representative, for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.340

Limitation of actions. No action shall be maintained under NRS 705.260 to 705.330, inclusive, unless commenced within 2 years from the day the cause of action accrued. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.350

Liability to passenger for personal injury; violation by passenger of printed regulations or verbal instructions. In case any passenger on any railroad shall be injured on the platform of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.360

Headlights on locomotive; penalty.

1. Every company, corporation lessee, manager or receiver, owning or operating a railroad in this state, shall equip, maintain, use and display at night upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.370

Emergency first-aid kits: Contents prescribed by Commission; reports when used or missing; penalties.

1. Each railroad company or corporation or its receiver, owning or operating any railroad within this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.380

Windshield made of safety glass, electric head lamps, wiper and other equipment required on motor car used for transporting employees; penalty.

1. It shall be unlawful for any owner ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.390

Protection of flagman and trainman employed on certain dates from discharge or loss of employment. No person employed as a flagman on any railroad in this state on April 1, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.420

Penalty. Any railroad company or receiver of any railroad company, and any person engaged in the business of common carrier doing business in the State of Nevada, which violates any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.421

Department of Transportation to develop state plan for service by rail. The Department of Transportation:

1. Shall develop, in conjunction with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, a state ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.423

Power of Department of Transportation to accept money, enter into agreements and act as agent for county or city.

1. The Department of Transportation may:

(a) Apply for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.425

State program for preservation of lines of railroad on which service has been discontinued: Establishment; admission of lines to program; allowance for taxes on property admitted.

1. A state ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.427

Contract for acquisition and operation of track and other property of lines of railroad. The Department of Transportation may contract for the acquisition, by lease or purchase, and operation of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.428

Contract for construction, improvement or rehabilitation of track and other property of lines of railroad. The Department of Transportation may contract for the construction, improvement or rehabilitation of the trackage ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.429

Regulations. The Department of Transportation shall adopt such regulations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of NRS 705.421 to 705.429, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.4291

Legislative declaration. [Expires by limitation 1 year after the date on which the Governor declares by public proclamation that the Super Speed Ground Transportation System connecting southern California with southern ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.4292

Definitions. [Expires by limitation 1 year after the date on which the Governor declares by public proclamation that the Super Speed Ground Transportation System connecting southern California with southern Nevada ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.4293

California-Nevada Super Speed Ground Transportation Commission: Creation; membership; terms and reappointment of members; Chairman. [Expires by limitation 1 year after the date on which the Governor declares by public proclamation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.42935

Designation of Commission as agency of State of Nevada for certain purposes. [Expires by limitation 1 year after the date on which the Governor declares by public proclamation that the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.4294

Power of Commission to take certain actions regarding Super Speed Ground Transportation System; requirements for approval of route and terminals. [Expires by limitation 1 year after the date on which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.4295

Power of Commission to incorporate in Nevada or California; admissibility of proceedings, records and acts of Commission; immunity from liability for members, agents and employees of Commission. [Expires by limitation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.42955

Power of Commission to issue bonds, notes, obligations or other evidences of borrowing; authorized sources of payment or security; financing agreements; refund of obligations; no authority to obligate certain governmental ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.4296

Governor to issue proclamation when System completed. [Expires by limitation 1 year after the date on which the Governor declares by public proclamation that the Super Speed Ground Transportation System ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.430

Penalty for unlawful failure to ring bell or sound whistle at crossing. Every engineer driving a locomotive on any railway who shall fail to ring the bell or sound the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.440

Illegal rates and charges; penalty. Any individual, company or corporation operating any railroad in this state, and every agent of such company or corporation who violates or attempts to violate, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.450

Penalty for willful obstruction or delay of train. Every person who shall willfully obstruct, hinder or delay the passage of any car lawfully operated upon any railway shall be guilty ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.460

Penalty for unlawful obstruction or destruction of track, equipment or devices. A person who willfully and maliciously places any obstruction on the track of any railroad in this state, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.480

Tampering with railroad property; penalty.

1. It is unlawful for any person without authority to:

(a) Willfully uncouple or detach any locomotive, tender or any car of any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.610

Definitions. As used in NRS 705.610 to 705.700, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 705.650, 705.660 and 705.665 have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.650

“Monorail” defined. “Monorail” means a system to transport passengers that is installed and operated on an exclusive fixed guideway. The term:

1. Includes associated passenger stations, power propulsion systems, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.660

“Operator” defined. “Operator” means a person who operates a monorail. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.665

“Owner” defined. “Owner” means a person who has the financial and technical capability to install and operate a monorail and who has applied for a franchise or other agreement to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.680

Installation and operation authorized in county whose population is 400,000 or more; authority of owner or operator. A person may install and operate a monorail, and perform any work or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.690

Installation and operation of monorail is not public work; monorail is not public utility within meaning of chapter 704 of NRS; Department of Transportation, county and city authorized to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.695

County or city authorized to grant franchise or enter into agreement for installation and operation; franchise or agreement with county or city required before beginning construction; franchise or agreement dispenses ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 705.700

Requirements for agreement or ordinance granting franchise for installation and operation. An ordinance or agreement authorized pursuant to NRS 705.695:

1. Must provide standards for construction and may incorporate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.011

Definitions. As used in NRS 706.011 to 706.791, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 706.013 to 706.146, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.013

“Advertise” defined. “Advertise” means the commercial use of any medium, including, but not limited to, the radio or television, or a newspaper, magazine, directory, sign or other printed matter, by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.016

“Ambulance” defined. “Ambulance” means a vehicle designed and used primarily for the transportation of injured or sick persons or dead bodies on stretchers, cots, beds or other devices for carrying ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.018

“Authority” defined. “Authority” means the Transportation Services Authority created pursuant to NRS 706.1511. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.021

“Broker” defined.

1. “Broker” means a person who is not a common motor carrier and not a bona fide employee or agent of any such carrier, who or which, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.026

“City” defined. “City” means any unincorporated town or any city incorporated under the provisions of chapter 266 of NRS or organized and existing under the provisions of any special legislative ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.031

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.036

“Common motor carrier” defined. “Common motor carrier” means any person or operator who holds himself out to the public as willing to transport by vehicle from place to place, either ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.041

“Common motor carrier of passengers” defined. “Common motor carrier of passengers” means any person or operator, including a taxicab motor carrier, who holds himself out to the public as willing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.046

“Common motor carrier of property” defined. “Common motor carrier of property” means any person or operator, including a motor convoy carrier, who holds himself out to the public as willing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.051

“Contract motor carrier” defined. “Contract motor carrier” means any person or operator engaged in transportation by motor vehicle of passengers or household goods for compensation pursuant to continuing contracts with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.056

“Converter gear dolly” defined. “Converter gear dolly” means a vehicle with a fifth wheel lower half or equivalent mechanism, the attachment of which converts a semitrailer to a trailer. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.058

“Declared gross weight” defined. “Declared gross weight” means the maximum gross weight at which the vehicle or combination of vehicles will be operated, except the term does not include the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.061

“Department” defined. “Department” means the Department of Motor Vehicles. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.066

“Driveaway-towaway” defined. “Driveaway-towaway” transportation means the driving of a motor vehicle in transit, singly under its own power, or in lawful combination by the tow bar, saddle mount or combinations ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.071

“Farm vehicle” defined. “Farm vehicle” means any vehicle or combination of vehicles which is:

1. Controlled and operated by a farmer or rancher;

2. Used to transport his ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.072

“Fully regulated carrier” defined. “Fully regulated carrier” means a common carrier or contract carrier of passengers or household goods who is required to obtain from the Authority a certificate of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.074

“Hazardous material” defined. “Hazardous material” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 459.7024. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.076

“Hearse” defined. “Hearse” means a vehicle designed and used primarily for transporting dead bodies. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.081

“Highway” defined. “Highway” means every street, road or thoroughfare of any kind used by the public. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.085

“Household goods” defined. “Household goods” means personal effects and property used or to be used in a dwelling which are part of the equipment or supply of the dwelling and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.091

“Motor convoy carrier” defined. “Motor convoy carrier” means any person, whether engaged in any of the carrier services defined in NRS 706.016 to 706.146, inclusive, or otherwise, engaged in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.096

“Motor vehicle” defined. “Motor vehicle” means every vehicle which is self-propelled, but not operated on rails, used upon a highway for the purpose of transporting persons or property. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.101

“Operator” defined. “Operator” means a person, other than a lienholder, having a property interest in or title to a vehicle. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the term includes ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.111

“Private motor carrier of property” defined.

1. “Private motor carrier of property” means any person or operator engaged in the transportation by vehicle of property sold, or to be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.116

“Semitrailer” defined. “Semitrailer” means every vehicle so designed and used in conjunction with a motor vehicle that some part of its own weight and that of its own load rests ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.121

“Special mobile equipment” defined.

1. “Special mobile equipment” means every vehicle not designed or used primarily for the transportation of persons or property and only incidentally operated or moved ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.124

“Taxicab” defined. “Taxicab” means a vehicle which is not operated over a fixed route, is designed or constructed to accommodate and transport not more than six passengers, including the driver, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.126

“Taxicab motor carrier” defined.

1. “Taxicab motor carrier” means any person who operates a taxicab.

2. “Taxicab motor carrier” does not include:

(a) Any employer operating a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.127

“Tilt bed” defined. “Tilt bed” includes the bed of a truck onto which a vehicle may be hoisted and secured for transport. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.131

“Tow car” defined. “Tow car” means a vehicle which is designed or modified and equipped for and is used exclusively in the business of towing or transporting disabled vehicles by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.132

“Towing services” defined. “Towing services” includes the process of towing a vehicle, the storage of that vehicle, the storage of items found in that vehicle and the process of preparing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.136

“Trailer” defined. “Trailer” means every vehicle designed to be drawn by a motor vehicle and so constructed that no part of its weight rests upon the towing vehicle. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.137

“Transportation of household goods” defined. “Transportation of household goods” means the transportation by motor vehicle of household goods between places within this State including:

1. The movement of household ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.141

“Unladen weight” defined. “Unladen weight” of a vehicle means the weight of a vehicle unloaded, but otherwise containing and having in place at the time of weighing each and every ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.146

“Vehicle” defined. “Vehicle” means every device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, except devices moved by human ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.151

Legislative declaration of purpose.

1. It is hereby declared to be the purpose and policy of the Legislature in enacting this chapter:

(a) Except to the extent otherwise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.1511

Authority: Creation; appointment, terms and qualifications of members; restriction on other employment of members; members serve at pleasure of Governor.

1. The Transportation Services Authority is hereby created.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.1512

Authority: Designation of Chairman by Governor; Executive Officer; members in unclassified service of State.

1. The Governor shall designate one of the members of the Authority to be Chairman. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.1513

Suits by and against Authority. The Authority may sue and be sued in the name of the Transportation Services Authority. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.1514

Authority: Power of majority of members; exercise of power and conduct of business by majority of members; hearings.

1. A majority of the members of the Authority may exercise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.1515

Authority: Expenses of investigations, inspections, audits and appearances made outside State.

1. Any common or contract carrier subject to the jurisdiction of the Authority that elects to maintain its ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.1516

Transportation Services Authority Regulatory Fund: Creation; deposits; use; claims; statements.

1. The Transportation Services Authority Regulatory Fund is hereby created as a special revenue fund. All money collected by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.1517

Authority: Employees who are peace officers may carry firearms. Employees of the Authority who are peace officers may carry firearms in the performance of their duties. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.1518

Authority: Biennial report; records open to public. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 706.1725, the Authority shall make and publish biennial reports showing its proceedings. All biennial reports, records, proceedings, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.156

Certain carriers and brokers declared affected with public interest and subject to regulation; resale of transportation services.

1. All common and contract motor carriers and brokers are hereby declared ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.158

Inapplicability of provisions governing brokers to motor clubs and charitable organizations. The provisions of NRS 706.011 to 706.791, inclusive, relating to brokers do not apply to any person whom the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.163

Applicability of certain provisions to governmental vehicles. The provisions of NRS 706.011 to 706.861, inclusive, do not apply to vehicles leased to or owned by:

1. The Federal Government ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.166

Supervision and regulation of fully regulated carriers, brokers of regulated services and operators of tow cars by Authority; enforcement of standards of safety. The Authority shall:

1. Subject to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.167

Duty of motor carriers to furnish information and annual report.

1. Each fully regulated carrier, operator of a tow car and common or contract carrier regulated by the Authority ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.1675

Annual reports, records and statements to be submitted under oath. Every annual report, record or statement required by law to be made to the Authority must be submitted under oath ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.168

Supervision of motor carriers separate from supervision of brokers. The authority of the Transportation Services Authority to supervise and regulate motor carriers and brokers respectively, to the extent provided in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.169

Regulation of certain carriers by Department of Motor Vehicles and Department of Public Safety.

1. The Department of Motor Vehicles and the Department of Public Safety shall regulate the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.171

General powers of Authority, Department of Motor Vehicles and Department of Public Safety: Regulations; reports and records; examinations and subpoenas; temporary waivers.

1. The Authority, the Department of Motor ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.1715

Duties of Attorney General and district attorneys.

1. The Attorney General shall:

(a) Act as counsel and attorney for the Authority in all actions, proceedings and hearings.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.1717

Cooperation with federal and state agencies; payment of expenses incurred for joint conferences and meetings held out of State. The Authority may, in carrying out its duties:

1. Cooperate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.172

Examination of records and other property of persons regulated by Authority; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, any member of the Authority or any officer or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.1725

Disclosure of records subject to examination: Requirements; conditions.

1. Any books, accounts, records, minutes, papers and property of any carrier that are subject to examination pursuant to NRS 706.1518 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.173

Regulations concerning safety for drivers and vehicles; regulations concerning transportation of hazardous materials and hazardous waste.

1. The Authority, the Department of Motor Vehicles or the Department of Public ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.176

Employment of personnel by Authority. The Authority may:

1. Appoint a Deputy who serves in the unclassified service of the State.

2. Employ such other personnel as may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.186

Licensing of motor carriers by Department. The Department shall license every common, contract and private motor carrier required to be licensed by this chapter. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.196

Reports to Department; preservation of records.

1. The Department may require such reports and the maintenance of such books, papers and records as it determines necessary for the administration ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.197

Fees for filing documents.

1. The Authority may collect fees for the filing of any official document required by this chapter or by a regulation of the Authority.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.201

Costs of administration. To the extent that such costs cannot be paid for from the Transportation Services Authority Regulatory Fund, the costs of administration of this chapter must be paid ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.211

Deposit and use of money collected. All money collected by the Department under the provisions of NRS 706.011 to 706.861, inclusive, must be deposited in the State Treasury for credit ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.221

NRS 706.011 to 706.791, inclusive, not construed as law for registration of motor vehicles. NRS 706.011 to 706.791, inclusive, are not to be construed as a motor vehicle registration law, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.226

Compliance of motor carriers and brokers of regulated services with provisions of chapter. No common, contract or private motor carrier may operate on any highway nor any broker of regulated ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.231

Peace and traffic officers to assist in enforcement. Sheriffs and all other peace officers and traffic officers of this State are charged with the duty, without further compensation, of assisting ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.235

Issuance of citation or notice of correction to driver of heavy-duty motor vehicle detained for violation.

1. Whenever a peace officer detains the driver of a heavy-duty motor vehicle ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.246

Limitations on use of unsafe vehicle. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 706.235:

1. A common or contract motor carrier shall not permit or require a driver to drive ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.251

Report of accident: Requirements; preservation; confidentiality.

1. Every person operating a vehicle used by any motor carrier under the jurisdiction of the Authority shall forthwith report each accident occurring ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.256

Power of Authority to order repairs of facilities and use of safety appliances. The Authority may, in the interest of safety or service, after hearing:

1. Determine and order ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.266

Intrastate motor carriers required to furnish information to Authority. It is unlawful for any common, contract or private motor carrier to operate as a motor carrier of intrastate commerce within ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.271

Motor vehicle exceeding limit on size, weight or load not to be licensed or permitted to operate. No vehicle shall be licensed or permitted to operate on the highways of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.276

Vehicles to be weighed by public weighmaster or Department; fee; applicability of chapter 582 of NRS.

1. The provisions of chapter 582 of NRS are hereby made applicable to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.281

Name of operator to be prominently displayed on vehicle; exceptions.

1. In addition to any identifying device provided for in this chapter, each motor vehicle within the provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.282

Duty of fully regulated carrier that advertises to provide to person who publishes or distributes advertisement of certain information regarding natural person who requested advertisement; duty of person who publishes ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.285

Advertising must include number of certificate or permit. All advertising by:

1. A fully regulated carrier of intrastate commerce; and

2. An operator of a tow car,

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.2855

Injunction prohibiting person from advertising without including number of certificate or permit.

1. If the Authority finds, after notice and hearing, that a person has violated NRS 706.285, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.286

Complaint against fully regulated carrier or operator of tow car: Investigation by Authority; notice and hearing.

1. When a complaint is made against any fully regulated carrier or operator ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.2865

Notice of matters pending before Authority; power of Authority to dispense with hearing.

1. When, in any matter pending before the Authority, a hearing is required by law, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.2873

Record of hearings: Recording and transcription of testimony; copies to be filed with court clerk and furnished to parties; costs.

1. A complete record must be kept of all ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.2875

Order for appearance of witnesses or production of materials; payment of fees and mileage claims by witnesses.

1. Any party is entitled to an order by the Authority for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.288

Order for production of books, accounts, papers or records. The Authority may require, by order to be served on any person regulated by the Authority in the same manner as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.2883

Person aggrieved by action or inaction of Taxicab Authority entitled to judicial review; regulations of Transportation Services Authority regarding its review of decisions of Taxicab Authority. Any person who is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.291

Liability insurance to be provided by certain motor carriers; Authority to designate amounts; Authority and Department jointly to prescribe amounts and forms by regulation.

1. The Authority shall require ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.296

Duty of carrier engaged in intrastate transportation and collecting purchase price on delivery of goods sold by shipper to file bond with Authority. Every common and contract motor carrier who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.303

Liability insurance to be provided by operators of horse-drawn vehicles; amount of coverage. The Authority shall adopt regulations requiring all operators of horse-drawn vehicles subject to its regulation and supervision ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.305

Liability insurance to be provided by operators of taxicabs; amount of coverage. The Authority shall adopt regulations requiring all operators of taxicabs subject to its regulation and supervision to maintain ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.3052

Operator of taxicab may provide self-insurance; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, an operator of a taxicab may operate under a program of self-insurance in compliance ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.3054

Operator of taxicab may file bond in lieu of insurance.

1. In lieu of the insurance against liability required by the regulations adopted pursuant to NRS 706.305, an operator ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.3056

Operator of taxicab may deposit security with Department in lieu of insurance.

1. In lieu of the insurance against liability required by the regulations adopted pursuant to NRS 706.305, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.3058

Permitted forms of security. For the purposes of NRS 706.3056, the Department may accept from the operator of a taxicab any one of the following forms of security, or any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.306

Maintenance of security; affidavit required upon relinquishment of certificate of self-insurance.

1. Any security deposited pursuant to NRS 706.3054 or 706.3056 must be maintained for as long as the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.311

Motor carriers and operators of tow cars to provide adequate service and facilities; charges to be just and reasonable; unjust and unreasonable charges unlawful.

1. Except as otherwise provided ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.321

Schedules of rates, fares and charges.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, every common or contract motor carrier shall file with the Authority:

(a) Within a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.323

Limitation on power of Authority to regulate rates.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the Authority may not investigate, suspend, revise or revoke any rate that is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.326

Hearing by Authority concerning propriety of new rate, fare, charge or service; suspension of operation of new schedule; order of Authority.

1. Whenever there is filed with the Authority ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.331

Authority may order substitution of just and reasonable rates, regulations and practices after investigation and hearing.

1. If, after due investigation and hearing, any authorized rates, tolls, fares, charges, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.341

Operator of tow car required to notify Authority of discontinuance of towing services; common motor carrier may not discontinue service without order of Authority.

1. An operator of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.346

Printing and posting of schedule and joint rates.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, a copy, or so much of the schedule or tariff as the Authority ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.351

Free or reduced rates for transportation unlawful; exceptions.

1. It is unlawful for:

(a) A fully regulated carrier to furnish any pass, frank, free or reduced rates for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.356

Certain free transportation prohibited. It is unlawful for any common or contract motor carrier to make a charge for the carriage of passengers or property within the territory authorized by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.361

Persons with disabilities entitled to full and equal enjoyment of facilities of public transportation; unlawful denial of services and facilities.

1. A person with a disability is entitled to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.366

Unlawful to refuse service of public transportation or charge additional fee to certain persons accompanied by service animal.

1. It is unlawful for a common motor carrier of passengers ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.371

Powers of Authority to regulate contract motor carriers. The Authority may regulate and fix the maximum number of contracts and the minimum carrying charges of all intrastate contract motor carriers, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.386

Fully regulated common motor carrier and operator of tow car required to obtain certificate. It is unlawful, except as otherwise provided in NRS 373.117, 706.446, 706.453 and 706.745, for any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.391

Application for issuance or modification of certificate to operate as common motor carrier: Hearing; standards for reviewing application; duties of applicant; powers of Authority.

1. Upon the filing of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.396

Effect of denial of certificate. Any person who, after hearing, has been denied a certificate of public convenience and necessity to operate as a carrier must not be permitted again ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.398

Revocation or suspension of certificate: Failure to file annual report to operate under terms and conditions of certificate or to comply with provisions of chapter or regulations of Authority. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.411

Order of Authority prima facie lawful from date of order. Every order refusing or granting any certificates of public convenience and necessity, or granting or refusing permission to discontinue, modify ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.421

Contract motor carrier must obtain permit from Commission. It is unlawful for any contract motor carrier to act as such within this State in intrastate commerce without first having obtained ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.426

Application for permit: Contents and form. An application for a permit for a new operation as a contract motor carrier shall be:

1. Made to the Authority in writing.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.431

Conditions for issuance or denial of permit; approval of contract entered into after issuance of permit.

1. A permit may be issued to any applicant therefor, authorizing in whole ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.436

Effect of denial of permit. Any person who has been denied a permit to act as a contract motor carrier after hearing may not file a similar application with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.437

Certain common carriers of property to obtain written approval from Department.

1. A common carrier of property, other than a carrier of household goods or an operator of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.438

Conditions for issuance of written approval. The Department shall issue its written approval if it finds that the applicant:

1. Satisfies the requirements related to insurance specified pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.439

Department authorized to issue written approval at time of registration or licensing of carrier’s fleet.

1. The Department may issue its written approval in conjunction with the registration or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.4395

Cancellation of written approval. The written approval of the Department is effective until the Department cancels its written approval. The Department may cancel its written approval if the carrier to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.442

Requirements. Any person engaging in the intrastate transportation or storage of household goods shall comply with the following requirements:

1. Upon the request of a person seeking service, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.443

Enforcement of provisions of NRS 706.442 by Authority; regulations.

1. The provisions of NRS 706.442 apply whether or not the person providing the service has received Authority ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.445

Limitations on power of Authority to regulate towing services. The Authority may not regulate the:

1. Geographical area in which towing services are provided;

2. Types of towing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.446

Certain operators of tow cars not required to obtain certificates of public convenience and necessity. The provisions of this chapter do not require an operator of a tow car who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.4463

Requirements for operators of tow cars: Certificates of public convenience and necessity; size and weight of tow cars; applications for certificates.

1. In addition to the other requirements of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.4464

Transfer of certificate of public convenience and necessity: Conditions; application; hearing; approval.

1. An operator of a tow car who is issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.4465

Operator of tow car required to maintain dispatcher’s log. The operator shall maintain a dispatcher’s log which shows for each vehicle towed:

1. The date and time the call ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.4467

Requirements for towing and storing towed motor vehicles, cargo and personal property. In towing and storing a towed motor vehicle, cargo and personal property, the operator shall:

1. Treat ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.4468

Operator of tow car required to file charges for preparing or satisfying liens with Authority; conditions for imposing charges.

1. Each operator of a tow car shall file its ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.4469

Release of motor vehicle connected to tow car at point of origination of towing. The operator shall allow the owner, or agent of the owner, of a motor vehicle that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.4473

Operator required to inform owner of towed motor vehicle of right to file complaint with Authority. The operator shall inform each owner, or agent of the owner, of a towed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.4475

Operator prohibited from knowingly towing vehicle after another operator already requested. An operator shall not knowingly tow a vehicle that another operator has previously been requested to tow. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.4477

Conditions for person other than owner of motor vehicle to request towing. If towing is requested by a person other than the owner, or an agent of the owner, of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.4479

Duties of operator if motor vehicle towed at request of person other than owner. If a motor vehicle is towed at the request of someone other than the owner, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.4483

Authority to act upon complaints relating to operators of tow cars; remedies.

1. The Authority shall act upon complaints regarding the failure of an operator of a tow car ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.4485

Conditions for inclusion of operator of tow car on list maintained and used by law enforcement agency; rates charged to law enforcement agencies; Nevada Highway Patrol prohibited from removing operator ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.449

Administrative fine for failure to pay charge for cleaning roadway after accident. The Authority may impose an administrative fine pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 706.771 on the owner or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.451

Annual fee; penalty and interest.

1. Each owner or operator of a tow car subject to the jurisdiction of the Authority shall, before commencing to operate or continuing operation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.453

Exemption of certain automobile wreckers. The provisions of NRS 706.445 to 706.451, inclusive, do not apply to automobile wreckers who are licensed pursuant to chapter 487 of NRS. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.457

Authority may subpoena certain persons who have not obtained certificate of public convenience and necessity or permit. The Authority may by subpoena require any person believed by it to be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.458

Enforcement of subpoena.

1. The district court in and for the county in which any investigation or hearing is being conducted by the Authority pursuant to the provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.461

Investigation of operations and advertising; hearing; order to cease and desist. When:

1. A complaint has been filed with the Authority alleging that any vehicle is being operated without ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.465

Annual fee.

1. An operator of a limousine shall, beginning on July 1, 2003, and on July 1 of each year thereafter, pay to the Authority a fee of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.471

Annual fee; penalty and interest.

1. Each taxicab motor carrier shall, before commencing the operation defined in NRS 706.126 and annually thereafter, pay to the Authority for each taxicab ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.473

Leasing of taxicab to independent contractor: Authorization in certain counties; limitations; approval of agreement; liability for violations; intervention in civil action by Authority.

1. In a county whose population ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.475

Leasing of taxicab to independent contractor: Regulations of Authority.

1. The Authority shall adopt such regulations as are necessary to:

(a) Carry out the provisions of NRS 706.473; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.476

Impoundment by Authority of vehicle in unauthorized use as taxicab; notice and hearing; administrative fine. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 706.478:

1. A vehicle used as a taxicab, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.478

Short-term lessor not liable for fine or penalty related to impoundment of vehicle in unauthorized use as taxicab if vehicle in care, custody or control of lessee; evidence of care, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.481

Operator of motor vehicle within provisions of chapter deemed owner; joint and several liability of lessor and lessee for fees, taxes, penalties and interest.

1. For the purposes of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.491

Motor carrier must be licensed. Every person operating as a common, contract or private motor carrier must, before commencing operation in this State in any calendar year, secure from the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.521

Temporary permit for certain motor vehicles; fee.

1. Any person has the option, in lieu of causing a motor vehicle which has a declared gross weight in excess of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.531

Combinations of vehicles: Special identifying devices; display; transfer; fee; penalties.

1. The Department of Transportation shall approve an application for a permit pursuant to the provisions of subsection 5 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.541

Purchase of temporary permit required from nearest available vendor to point of entry, before entering State or from first vendor along scheduled route.

1. Any person who elects to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.546

Charge for credit allowed against subsequent fees. Where credit is allowed against any subsequent fee for a permit paid pursuant to the provisions of NRS 706.521, there is a nonrefundable ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.561

Temporary waiver of fees in emergency. The Department may temporarily waive any fee imposed upon a motor carrier when an emergency exists requiring expeditious transportation. As used in this section, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.566

Civil action for collection of unpaid fees. The Department may, in its discretion, where a fee or other amount provided for in NRS 706.011 to 706.861, inclusive, remains unpaid for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.571

Procedure for refund of fee, penalty or interest.

1. If through clerical error the Department collects or receives any fee, penalty or interest imposed pursuant to the provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.576

Injunction or other process to prevent collection of fees prohibited; action to recover amount paid under protest.

1. No injunction, writ of mandate or other legal or equitable process ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.581

Action to recover amount paid: Time to sue; waiver of right; consideration of grounds of illegality.

1. No action authorized by NRS 706.576 may be instituted more than 90 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.586

Judgment for plaintiff: Disposition of amount; interest.

1. If judgment is rendered for the plaintiff, the amount of the judgment shall first be credited on any fee or other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.591

Issuance of writ of attachment; bond or affidavit not required. In any action commenced under NRS 706.566, a writ of attachment may issue, and no bond or affidavit previous to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.596

Evidentiary effect of verified claim of Department. In any action under NRS 706.566, a verified claim by the Department showing the delinquency shall be prima facie evidence of the amount ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.601

Delinquent fees, interest and penalties constitute lien against motor vehicle; time of attachment of lien; Department to notify registered owner before seizure and sale of vehicle; hearing. Except as otherwise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.606

Duration of lien. The lien shall not be removed until the fees or other amounts are paid or the vehicle subject to the lien is sold in payment of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.611

Priority of lien. The lien is paramount to all private liens or encumbrances of whatever character upon the vehicle and to the rights of any conditional vendor or any other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.616

Transfer of ownership or license: Issuance of certificate of registration or title or transfer of license prohibited until Department certifies removal of lien.

1. If the ownership of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.621

Notice by Department to person controlling credits or property of delinquent licensee; limitations on transfer or disposition of property.

1. If any licensee is delinquent in the payment of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.626

Revocation or denial of license: Notice and hearing.

1. For reasonable cause the Department may revoke any license issued pursuant to this chapter or refuse to issue any license ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.631

Remedies of State cumulative; election of remedies. The remedies of the State provided for in NRS 706.011 to 706.861, inclusive, are cumulative, and no action taken by the Department or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.6411

Procedure; limitation on transfer of stock of corporate motor carriers other than operators of tow cars.

1. All motor carriers, other than operators of tow cars, regulated pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.736

Exemption of certain vehicles and transportation from provisions regulating certain motor carriers; applicability of certain provisions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the provisions of NRS 706.011 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.745

Ambulances and hearses exempt from requirements of NRS 706.386 and 706.421; certain entities providing service to public not required to obtain certificates of public convenience and necessity; determinations before entry ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.749

Permit for employer transporting employees between place of work and homes or central areas for parking; requirements.

1. The Authority may issue a permit, valid for 1 year after ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.756

Unlawful acts; criminal penalties.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, any person who:

(a) Operates a vehicle or causes it to be operated in any carriage ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.758

Unlawful for person to advertise services for which certificate or permit is required unless person holds certificate or permit; orders to cease and desist unlawful advertising; procedure for disconnecting or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.761

Civil penalty for failure to furnish report or allow inspection of books.

1. Any agent or person in charge of the books, accounts, records, minutes or papers of any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.766

Receipt of compensation not in conformity with rates filed with Authority unlawful; granting of rebate or special privilege unlawful.

1. It is unlawful for any fully regulated carrier or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.771

Civil penalty or administrative fine for certain violations.

1. Any person or any agent or employee thereof, who violates any provision of this chapter, any lawful regulation of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.776

Limitation on hours of driving set by Authority or Department; enforcement.

1. The owner or operator of a motor vehicle to which any provisions of NRS 706.011 to 706.861, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.779

Movement of vehicle by Authority after stopping driver for violation of certain provisions. The Authority and its inspectors may, upon halting a person for a violation of the provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.781

Additional civil remedies. In addition to all the other remedies provided by NRS 706.011 to 706.861, inclusive, for the prevention and punishment of any violation of the provisions thereof and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.791

Additional or estimated assessment of fees: Interest; penalties; notice; redeterminations.

1. If the Department is not satisfied with the records or statements of, or with the amount of fees ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.801

Short title. NRS 706.801 to 706.861, inclusive, shall be known as the Interstate Highway User Fee Apportionment Act. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.806

Definitions. As used in NRS 706.801 to 706.861, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Country” includes any political subdivision thereof.

2. “Department” means the Department of Motor ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.811

Declaration of legislative policy. The Legislature declares that in adopting NRS 706.801 to 706.861, inclusive, it adheres to the principle that each state should have the freedom to develop the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.813

Applicability of NRS 706.801 to 706.861, inclusive. The provisions of NRS 706.801 to 706.861, inclusive, do not apply to:

1. Vehicles which are exempt from special fuel tax requirements ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.816

Uniform interpretation of NRS 706.801 to 706.861, inclusive. NRS 706.801 to 706.861, inclusive, must be so interpreted as to effectuate their general purpose to make uniform the laws ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.821

Power of Department to make rules and regulations. In carrying out NRS 706.801 to 706.861, inclusive, each Department shall have power to make rules and regulations. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.826

Agreements by Department with departments of other states and countries. In carrying out NRS 706.801 to 706.861, inclusive, each Department of this State may enter into agreements with the departments ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.836

Payment of fees to Department. Each fee required to be paid by the provisions of NRS 706.801 to 706.861, inclusive, is payable to the Department. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.841

Application: Contents; computation of fee.

1. Each operator shall qualify to operate pursuant to the provisions of NRS 706.801 to 706.861, inclusive, by filing an application for that purpose ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.846

Registration of vehicles; issuance of licenses or other devices. Upon the payment of all fees required pursuant to the provisions of NRS 706.801 to 706.861, inclusive, or upon being satisfied ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.851

Registration of vehicle in fleet after final date for annual payment of fees. If any vehicle in a fleet is first registered after the final date for the annual payment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.861

Determination of mileage proportions for fleet not registered during preceding year; application. Mileage proportions for a fleet not registered in this State as a fleet during the preceding year must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.881

Applicability of NRS 706.8811 to 706.885, inclusive.

1. The provisions of NRS 706.8811 to 706.885, inclusive, apply to any county:

(a) Whose population is 400,000 or more; or

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8811

Definitions. As used in NRS 706.881 to 706.885, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 706.8812 to 706.8817, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8812

“Administrator” defined. “Administrator” means the Taxicab Administrator or any authorized agent of the Taxicab Administrator. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8813

“Certificate holder” defined. “Certificate holder” means a person who holds a current certificate of public convenience and necessity which was issued for the operation of a taxicab business by:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8814

“Driver” defined. “Driver” means an individual who operates a taxicab and includes a certificate holder when he operates a taxicab. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8816

“Taxicab” defined.

1. “Taxicab” means a motor vehicle or vehicles which is designed or constructed to accommodate and transport not more than six passengers, including the driver, and is:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8817

“Taximeter” defined. “Taximeter” means an instrument used in a taxicab for indicating the passenger fare charged. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8818

Appointment, number, terms, qualifications and compensation of members; principal office; regulations.

1. The Taxicab Authority, consisting of five members appointed by the Governor, is hereby created. Except as otherwise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.88182

Adoption of regulations establishing program for transportation of elderly persons and permanently handicapped persons.

1. The Taxicab Authority shall adopt regulations establishing a program for the transportation by taxicab ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.88185

Investigation of alleged violation; hearing; cease and desist order; enforcement of order.

1. When the Taxicab Authority has reason to believe that any provision of NRS 706.881 to 706.885, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8819

Hearings and final decisions; jurisdiction; appeals from final decisions.

1. The Taxicab Authority shall conduct hearings and make final decisions in the following matters:

(a) Applications to adjust, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.882

Appointment; classification; removal; restrictions on other employment.

1. The Director of the Department of Business and Industry shall appoint a Taxicab Administrator from a list of three names submitted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8821

Powers and duties; employees.

1. The Administrator is responsible for the control and regulation of the taxicab industry in any county to which NRS 706.881 to 706.885, inclusive, apply ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8822

Administrative hearings and final decisions; jurisdiction; appeals to Taxicab Authority. The Administrator shall conduct administrative hearings and make final decisions, subject to appeal by any aggrieved party to the Taxicab ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.88235

Issuance and enforcement of subpoenas; depositions.

1. Whenever the Taxicab Authority or the Administrator is authorized or required by law to conduct a hearing, the Administrator may issue subpoenas ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.88237

Power of Taxicab Authority to determine circumstances requiring temporary increase in allocation and to make such allocations. The Taxicab Authority may:

1. Determine the circumstances that require a temporary ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8824

Allocation of number of taxicabs by Taxicab Authority: Factors for determination; limitations; annual review.

1. In determining whether circumstances require the establishment of a system of allocations or a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.88245

Temporary increase in allocation of number of taxicabs by Taxicab Authority; factors for determination; regulations.

1. In determining whether circumstances require a temporary increase in the number of taxicabs ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8825

Taxicab Authority Fund: Creation; deposits; use; petty cash account.

1. All fees collected pursuant to NRS 706.881 to 706.885, inclusive, must be deposited by the Administrator to the credit ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8826

Revenue of city and county received from taxes imposed on businesses operating taxicabs payable to State; fees payable to State by holder of certificate for allocated taxicab.

1. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8827

Certificate of public convenience and necessity required to engage in business of operating taxicabs; hearing on application; fee; conditions; effect of denial of certificate.

1. A person shall not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8828

Insurance.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, a certificate holder shall file with the Administrator, and keep in effect at all times, a policy of insurance with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8829

Uniform system of accounts; examination of books and accounts; fines; suspension or revocation of certificate of public convenience and necessity.

1. A certificate holder shall maintain a uniform system ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.883

Records.

1. A certificate holder shall maintain at his principal place of business:

(a) A record of the make and serial number of each taxicab;

(b) A ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8831

Listing for telephone in telephone directory. A certificate holder shall have a public business telephone listing in the telephone directory for the area being served. The listing must state the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8832

Two-way radio; central facilities for dispatching taxicabs. A certificate holder shall have each taxicab equipped with a two-way mobile radio and shall maintain central facilities for dispatching taxicabs at all ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8833

Color scheme, insigne and design of cruising lights.

1. The color scheme, insigne and design of the cruising lights of each taxicab must conform to those approved for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8834

Maximum period of use of vehicle as taxicab; condition of vehicle acquired for use as taxicab.

1. A certificate holder shall not permit a vehicle to be used as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8835

Display of schedule of fares, number of unit and name of holder of certificate.

1. A certificate holder shall display on each of his taxicabs the fare schedule under ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8836

Taximeters.

1. A certificate holder shall equip each of his taxicabs with a taximeter and shall make provisions when installing the taximeter to allow sealing by the Administrator.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8837

Standards for taxicabs before operation. A certificate holder shall not permit a taxicab to be operated in passenger service unless it meets all of the following standards:

1. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8838

Defects in taxicab which limit operation. A certificate holder shall not permit a taxicab to be operated in passenger service for a period of more than 24 hours unless it ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8839

Inspections.

1. The Administrator may inspect a taxicab at any reasonable time.

2. If the Administrator finds that a taxicab is in a condition which violates NRS 706.8837, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.88395

Impoundment by Administrator of vehicle in unauthorized use as taxicab; notice and hearing; administrative fine.

1. A vehicle used as a taxicab, limousine or other passenger vehicle in passenger ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8841

Driver’s permit: Issuance; fingerprints and qualifications of applicant; grounds for refusal to issue permit; fees.

1. The Administrator shall issue a driver’s permit to qualified persons who wish to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8842

Physician’s certificate: Issuance; renewal; health requirements.

1. Before applying to a certificate holder for employment as a driver, a person must obtain a physician’s certificate with two copies thereof ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8843

Conditions of employment of driver by holder of certificate.

1. A certificate holder shall not employ a driver unless the driver has obtained and has on his person:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8844

Trip sheets.

1. A certificate holder shall require his drivers to keep a daily trip sheet in a form to be prescribed by the Taxicab Authority.

2. At ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8845

Standards of conduct while on duty. While a driver is on duty, he shall:

1. Be appropriately dressed by the standards of the taxicab business.

2. Be neat ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8846

Prohibited acts concerning destination of passenger. With respect to a passenger’s destination, a driver shall not:

1. Deceive or attempt to deceive any passenger who rides or desires to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8847

Compliance with passenger’s directions; exceptions.

1. A driver shall not refuse or neglect to transport any orderly person to that person’s destination if:

(a) That person requests the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8848

Sanctions imposed by Administrator for certain violations; hearing.

1. If a driver violates any provision of NRS 706.8844 to 706.8847, inclusive, the Administrator may impose the following sanctions:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.8849

Prohibited and required acts of drivers; imposition of sanctions; hearings.

1. A taxicab driver shall:

(a) Ensure that the fare indicator on the taximeter of his taxicab reads ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 706.885

Unlawful acts; criminal penalties; disciplinary action by Taxicab Authority and Administrator.

1. Any person who knowingly makes or causes to be made, either directly or indirectly, a false statement ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.230

Authorization. Any person or persons, company, association or corporation, desiring to do so, may construct and maintain, or, if already constructed, may maintain, or, if partially constructed, may complete and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.240

Certificate required to be filed with and recorded by Secretary of State; contents; fees.

1. The person or persons, or the president or the managing agent of the company, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.250

Construction, operation and maintenance of lines over public and private lands; rates. The person or persons, company, association or corporation named in the certificate (provided for in NRS 707.240), and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.270

Lines governed by general laws; transmission of certain messages in order; penalty and civil liability; State may send messages free of charge.

1. Such line or lines of telegraph ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.280

Right-of-way for line: Procedure for appraisal and compensation for private land; appeal.

1. Any person or his assigns, who are constructing, or who have already constructed, or who may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.290

Forfeiture of rights, privileges and franchise for failure to maintain line; quo warranto. The owner or owners of any line or lines constructed and maintained under, or availing himself or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.300

Applicability of NRS 707.230 to 707.290, inclusive. All persons or corporations owning and operating telephone lines in this state are entitled to all the rights and privileges and are subject ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.340

Public utility furnishing telephone service required to assist peace officers in tracing certain callers; immunity for good faith reliance; limitations concerning wiretapping.

1. Every public utility furnishing telephone service ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.355

Public utility furnishing telephone service and other providers required to disconnect telephone number pursuant to court order or order of Public Utilities Commission of Nevada; such providers prohibited from forwarding ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.360

Program to provide devices for telecommunication to persons with impaired speech or hearing; surcharge; creation and use of Account for Telecommunication and Relay Services for Persons With Impaired Speech or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.370

Provider of cellular or other portable service required to provide access at no charge to telephone number to be used in emergency. A person authorized by the Federal Communications Commission ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.375

State and local entities prohibited from regulating use of certain telephonic devices by persons operating motor vehicles.

1. An agency, board, commission or political subdivision of this state, including, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.400

Definitions. As used in NRS 707.400 to 707.500, inclusive, the words and terms defined in NRS 707.410 to 707.460, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.410

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.420

“Department” defined. “Department” means the Department of Human Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.430

“Eligible customer” defined. “Eligible customer” means a customer who is eligible to receive lifeline or link up services. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.440

“Eligible provider” defined. “Eligible provider” means a provider of telecommunication services that has been designated as an eligible telecommunications carrier by the Commission to receive universal service support pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.450

“Lifeline” defined. “Lifeline” has the meaning ascribed to it in 47 C.F.R. § 54.401(a), as that section existed on January 1, 1999. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.460

“Link up” defined. “Link up” has the meaning ascribed to it in 47 C.F.R. § 54.411(a), as that section existed on January 1, 1999. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.470

Department of Human Resources to provide list of eligible customers to each eligible provider; contents of list; update of list; regulations.

1. The Department shall provide to each eligible ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.480

Eligible provider to notify eligible customers regarding default receipt of lifeline and link up services; contents of notification; declination of services; billing for services; duration of lifeline services.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.490

Reduction in telephone rates provided by lifeline or link up services: Methods for determining; applicability; limitation; reimbursement.

1. The reduction in the telephone rates provided by lifeline or link ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.500

Enhanced 911 service: Immunity from liability for certain entities providing service through public safety answering point in certain circumstances.

1. A telephone company, person providing wireless or commercial mobile ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.550

Definitions. As used in NRS 707.550 to 707.585, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 707.555 to 707.570, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.555

“Facility for personal wireless service” defined. “Facility for personal wireless service” includes any building, structure, antenna and other equipment used to provide personal wireless service. The term includes a telecommunications ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.560

“Land use authority” defined. “Land use authority” means an agency, bureau, board, commission, department, division, officer or employee of the State or of a local government authorized by law to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.565

“Personal wireless service” defined. “Personal wireless service” has the meaning ascribed to it in 47 U.S.C. § 332(c)(7)(C), as that provision existed on July 1, 2003. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.570

“Telecommunications tower” defined. “Telecommunications tower” means any freestanding tower, monopole or similar structure used to provide personal wireless services. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.575

Procedures and standards for review and approval of application to construct facility; requirements following denial of application; limitations on power of land use authority.

1. Notwithstanding any specific statute ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.580

Assessment of costs incurred to process application. A land use authority, in connection with an application to construct a facility for personal wireless service, may assess the applicant for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.585

Written decision required upon denial of application; contents of decision; filing of decision and record with court upon bringing action against land use authority.

1. A land use authority ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.900

Penalty for interception, interruption or delay of message sent over telephone line. Every person who shall intercept, read or in any manner interrupt or delay the sending of a message ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.910

Penalty for damaging or interfering with use of telegraph or telephone line. Any person who:

1. By the attachment of a ground wire, or by any other contrivance, willfully ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 707.920

Civil liability for violation of NRS 707.910. Any person found to be in violation of the provisions of NRS 707.910 is, in addition to the penalties therein prescribed, liable to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 708.010

“Commission” defined. As used in this chapter, “Commission” means the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 708.020

Owner, operator or manager of oil pipeline declared to be common carrier. Every person, firm, corporation, partnership, joint-stock association or association of any kind whatever:

1. Owning, operating or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 708.025

Intrastate carrier must obtain certificate of public convenience and necessity. It is unlawful for any oil pipeline carrier to operate as a carrier in intrastate commerce within this state without ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 708.035

Certificate of public convenience and necessity: Hearing; considerations; terms and conditions.

1. Upon the filing of an application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity, the Commission shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 708.050

Right to construct and maintain pipeline along, on or under public stream or road: Conditions; compensation for damage to public road.

1. The right to lay, maintain and operate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 708.060

Power of Commission to establish and enforce rates and regulations; procedure; reimbursement of excessive charges.

1. The Commission shall have the power:

(a) To establish and enforce rates ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 708.070

Exchange of tonnage of crude petroleum; installation of connections and facilities; regulations of Commission pertaining to marketable oil, temperature, leakage and evaporation.

1. Every common carrier as defined in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 708.080

Publication of tariffs; reports; investigation of books; limitation on disclosure of reports by Commission; hearings and enforcement of orders.

1. Such common carriers of crude oil or petroleum shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 708.090

Discrimination between shippers or in charging for services prohibited; ratable transportation when production exceeds capacity of pipeline.

1. No such common carrier in its operations as such shall discriminate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 708.100

Common purchaser: Duties; discrimination prohibited.

1. Every person, firm, corporation, joint-stock association or other association which is engaged in the business of purchasing crude oil or petroleum produced in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 708.110

Discrimination in receipt and transportation of crude oil or petroleum prohibited. Subject to the provisions of this chapter and the rules and regulations which may be prescribed by the Commission, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 708.120

Regulations of Commission to prevent waste of oil or dangerous operations. The Commission, when necessary, shall make and enforce rules and regulations either general in their nature or applicable to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 708.130

Applicability of chapter. The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to:

1. Those pipelines which are limited in their use to the wells, stations, plants and refineries of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 708.140

Penalties.

1. Any common carrier as defined in NRS 708.020 which violates any provision of this chapter or fails to perform any duty imposed by this chapter or any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.010

Conditions; payment of percentage of net profits.

1. Any person, company, corporation or association engaged in supplying electric light, heat or power to the inhabitants of any county or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.020

Maintenance and repair of equipment; specifications for poles and wires.

1. Such persons or corporations shall keep their plants, poles, wires and necessary appurtenances in good repair, so as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.030

Construction of appurtenances of plant. The appurtenances of the plant shall be of the most approved construction for the comfort and convenience of the inhabitants of the counties, cities and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.040

Length of franchise; annual affidavit of gross receipts and expenditures filed with county recorder; acceptance of provisions of NRS 709.010 to 709.040, inclusive.

1. The franchise and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.050

Power of county commissioners to grant certain franchises; limitation; “interactive computer service,” “street railway” and “telecommunication service” defined.

1. The board of county commissioners may grant to any person, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.060

Application for franchise: Contents; franchise limited to 25 years. Any person, company, corporation or association desiring a franchise, right or privilege for any purpose specified in NRS 709.050 must file ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.070

Notice of filing of application; contents; publication and posting.

1. Upon the filing of the application, the board of county commissioners shall, at its next regular meeting, cause notice ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.080

Hearing: Presentation of objections; adjournment.

1. On the day specified in the notice for the hearing thereof, or at the next regular meeting of the board of county commissioners ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.090

Granting of franchise: Terms and conditions. If, upon full consideration of all the facts, the board of county commissioners determines that the granting of the franchise is in the best ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.100

Undertaking by holder of franchise guaranteeing commencement of construction within 60 days from date of award of franchise. The board of the county commissioners, at the time of granting any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.110

Agreement to pay annually 2 percent of net profits for benefit of county school district fund. Every applicant for a franchise for any of the purposes mentioned in NRS 709.050 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.120

Affidavit filed annually with county treasurer concerning gross receipts, expenses and net profits. The grantee of any franchise, right or privilege secured under the terms and provisions of NRS 709.050 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.130

Specifications of plant, poles and wires; maintenance and repair of equipment; location of poles, wires and other appurtenances; exclusive franchise prohibited.

1. Every person, company, corporation or association receiving ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.140

Condemnation of property; liability of holder of franchise for damage to property.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, if the owner of any real property upon or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.145

Public Utilities Commission of Nevada may contract to provide services for certain water companies exempt from regulation by Commission.

1. Any political subdivision of the State of Nevada which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.146

Inspection of books and records of water company holding franchise and exempt from regulation by Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. Any water company exempt from regulation by the Public Utilities ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.150

Privileges and benefits of NRS 709.050 to 709.170, inclusive, conferred on holder of franchise pursuant to other laws: Conditions.

1. All persons, companies, associations or corporations in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.160

Regulation of utilities by Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. Nothing contained in NRS 709.050 to 709.170, inclusive, must be so construed as to deprive the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.170

NRS 709.010 to 709.040, inclusive, not affected. NRS 709.050 to 709.170, inclusive, shall not be construed in any way to repeal any portion of NRS 709.010 to 709.040, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.180

Power of county commissioners to grant franchises for extension of certain utilities. The boards of county commissioners may grant, within their respective counties, to any person, association or corporation engaged ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.190

Application for franchise: Contents; franchise limited to 50 years. Any person engaged in the business of supplying electric light, heat or power within two or more counties of this state, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.200

Notice of hearing; objections to application.

1. Upon receipt of the application for a franchise, the board of county commissioners shall:

(a) Set the same for hearing at ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.210

Granting of franchise: Conditions. If, upon the hearing of the application, it appears to the satisfaction of the board of county commissioners that the applicant is engaged in the business ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.220

Undertaking by holder of franchise guaranteeing commencement of construction within 6 months from date of award of franchise. The board of county commissioners shall, at the time of granting any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.230

Agreement to pay annually 2 percent of net profits for benefit of county school district fund.

1. The grantee of any franchise secured under the provisions of NRS 709.180 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.240

Poles and wires subject to regulation by Public Utilities Commission of Nevada; repair of wires.

1. All poles from which wires are suspended for electric power, light or heating ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.250

Extension of term of existing franchise; application. Any person, association or corporation engaged in the business of supplying electric light, heat or power within two or more counties of this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.260

Notice of hearing on application for extension of term of franchise; objections.

1. Upon the receipt of an application for the extension of the term of any franchise mentioned ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.270

Granting of extension of term of franchise: Conditions; agreement to pay annually 2 percent of net profits for benefit of county school district fund.

1. If, upon the hearing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.280

Issuance of formal franchise by county clerk; fee. Upon the granting of a franchise, as provided in NRS 709.210, or the extension of the term of a franchise granted prior ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.290

Sale of franchise; “street railway” defined.

1. The county commissioners, town trustees, aldermen, supervisors or other governing body directly entrusted with the management of affairs of any town or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.300

Franchise limited to 20 years. No franchise shall be given under the provisions of NRS 709.290 to 709.360, inclusive, for a period longer than 20 years. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.310

Proposals to be advertised: Publication; contents.

1. Whenever any person, persons, association, company or corporation shall apply to the proper authorities of any town in this state for a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.320

Cost of advertising paid by successful bidder; deposit by first applicant. The cost of advertising according to the provisions of NRS 709.290 to 709.360, inclusive, shall be paid by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.330

Purchaser of franchise to furnish bond. Every person, persons, company, association or corporation, purchasing a franchise under the provisions of NRS 709.290 to 709.360, inclusive, shall furnish a good and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.335

Condemnation of real property for street railway. Real property reasonably necessary for the proposed line of a grantee of a franchise for a street railway may be condemned in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.340

Maintenance and repair of streets by holder of franchise. Every purchaser of a franchise, according to the provisions of NRS 709.290 to 709.360, inclusive, and every person, persons, company, association ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.350

Proceeds from sale of franchise to be expended for improving streets. The entire proceeds of the sale of such franchise as may be sold, in accordance with the provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 709.360

Franchise not construed as interfering with public improvements and maintenance. No franchise granted according to the provisions of NRS 709.290 to 709.360, inclusive, shall be construed so as to in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.010

Purchase or construction of lines by county commissioners: Petition; title vested in county; charges for service may include amount for reserve for expansion.

1. The board of county commissioners ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.020

NRS 710.030 to 710.145, inclusive, supplementary to NRS 710.010. NRS 710.030 to 710.145, inclusive, are supplementary to NRS 710.010. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.030

Issuance of bonds for purchase, construction, extension and improvement of lines: Petition of two-thirds of taxpayers. If a petition signed by two-thirds of the taxpayers of the county requesting any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.035

Issuance of bonds: Purposes; procedure. Notwithstanding the provisions of NRS 710.030, the board of county commissioners of any county controlling and managing a telephone system, for the extension, betterment, alteration, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.040

Limitations on issuance of general and special obligation bonds and other securities.

1. The total of all general obligation bonds and other general obligation securities constituting a debt (but ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.050

Applicability of Local Government Securities Law. Subject to the provisions of NRS 710.010 to 710.035, inclusive, for any undertaking therein authorized the board of county commissioners may, on the behalf ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.140

Control and management of system by county commissioners; employees; purchasing.

1. The control, management and conduct of any telephone line or system so purchased, acquired or constructed by any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.145

Conditions for extension of operations across boundaries of county.

1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other statute, a telephone system which is under the control and management of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.147

Governing body of county whose population is 50,000 or more: Sale of telecommunications service to general public prohibited; exception; conditions for purchase or construction of facilities for providing telecommunications that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.151

Sale or lease of system: Institution of proceedings by petition or resolution calling for election.

1. Proceedings to sell or lease a county-owned telephone system may be instituted by:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.152

Sale or lease of system: Measure and explanation to be drafted by district attorney. When proceedings are instituted to sell or lease a county-owned telephone system, the district attorney shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.153

Sale or lease of system: Registration of voters for special election; notice; office of county clerk to be open.

1. If the question of the sale or lease of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.155

Sale or lease of system: Publication of notice of special election; contents.

1. If the resolution adopted pursuant to paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 710.151 calls a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.157

Sale or lease of system: Powers and duties of county clerk for special election; qualifications to vote.

1. The county clerk may consolidate or otherwise modify voting precincts, shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.159

Sale or lease of system: Appraisal of gross value after election; notice of sale or lease; conditions.

1. If at the primary, general or special election it is shown ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.160

Purchase, construction, operation and extension of electrical power plants and lines by county commissioners upon petition. Upon there being filed with a board of county commissioners of any county a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.170

Powers of board of county commissioners. The board of county commissioners shall have authority:

1. To enter into any and all necessary contracts with any person, firm, company or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.180

Plants and works deemed public uses; eminent domain. The plant or plants and the works provided for in NRS 710.160 to 710.280, inclusive, shall be deemed public uses, authorized by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.190

Title vested in county. The title of any plant or plants and the appurtenances thereof acquired or constructed by or under the authority of any board of county commissioners as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.200

Issuance of bonds for purchase, construction, acquisition or improvement of electrical system. Subject to the provisions of NRS 710.160 to 710.280, inclusive, the board of county commissioners, for the purchase, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.210

Limitations on issuance of general and special obligation bonds and other securities.

1. The total of all general obligation bonds and other general obligation securities constituting a debt (but ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.220

Applicability of Local Government Securities Law. Subject to the provisions of NRS 710.160 to 710.280, inclusive, for any undertaking therein authorized the board of county commissioners may, on the behalf ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.260

County Light and Power Fund: Creation; use; transfer of surplus to county general fund; deficiency. Except as may be otherwise provided in any ordinance, indenture or other proceedings pertaining to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.270

Liability of county treasurer on official bond. The county treasurer shall be liable on his official bond for the safekeeping of the moneys which shall come into his possession under ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.280

Existing laws to govern. The provisions of existing laws respecting the manner of acquisition of public utilities, duties of boards of county commissioners to act upon proper applications and petitions, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.290

Lease, purchase, construction or financial assistance for operation of railway lines by county or city; agreements with other public agencies.

1. The governing body of any county or city ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.300

Title vested in county or city subject to provisions of agreement. Subject to the provisions of any agreement entered into pursuant to the Interlocal Cooperation Act, the title to any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.310

Issuance of bonds for construction, acquisition, improvement or financial assistance for operation of railroad system. Subject to the provisions of NRS 710.310 to 710.390, inclusive, the governing body of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.320

Limitations on issuance of general obligation bonds and securities.

1. The total of all general obligation bonds and other general obligation securities constituting a debt (but excluding revenue bonds ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.390

Applicability of Local Government Securities Law. Subject to the provisions of NRS 710.290 to 710.390, inclusive, for any undertaking authorized in those sections the governing body of the county or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.400

Applicability of NRS 710.400 to 710.590, inclusive; consolidation of unincorporated towns into district.

1. The provisions of NRS 710.400 to 710.590, inclusive, apply to any unincorporated town ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.410

Purchase and construction of systems by county commissioners. Full authority is hereby granted to the boards of county commissioners acting with regard to the management of the affairs and business ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.420

Procedure for construction or purchase of system.

1. All sewerage systems, light systems, water systems, light and water systems, or sewerage, light and water systems constructed, purchased or otherwise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.430

Issuance of bonds for purchase, construction, acquisition or improvement of system. Subject to the provisions of NRS 710.400 to 710.590, inclusive, the board of county commissioners, for the purchase, construction, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.440

Limitations on issuance of general obligation bonds and securities.

1. The total of all general obligation bonds and other general obligation securities constituting a debt (but excluding revenue bonds ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.450

Applicability of Local Government Securities Law. Subject to the provisions of NRS 710.400 to 710.590, inclusive, for any undertaking therein authorized the board of county commissioners may, on the behalf ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.540

Board of county commissioners to fix rates and regulate use of system. For the purpose of further providing for the payment of the principal and interest upon the bonds authorized ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.550

Contingent Funds: Creation; use; surplus assigned as redemption fund for bonds.

1. All money acquired by the sale of services provided for in NRS 710.400 to 710.590, inclusive, must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.570

Procedure when town becomes incorporated city.

1. In all cases wherein such sewerage systems, light systems, water systems, water and light systems, or sewerage, light and water systems are ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.580

Liability of county treasurer or city treasurer on official bond. The county treasurer and the city treasurer, as the case may be, shall be responsible on his official bond for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.590

No additional compensation for county commissioners and treasurers. The county commissioners and the county treasurers of the several counties shall perform all the duties required of them under the provisions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 710.600

City having commission form of government may expend net profits from municipal utilities for general municipal purposes. In any incorporated city having the commission form of government as defined by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.020

Definitions. The words and phrases used in this chapter have the meanings ascribed to them in NRS 711.030 to 711.074, inclusive, unless a different meaning clearly appears in the context. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.030

“Community antenna television company” defined. “Community antenna television company” means any person or organization which owns, controls, operates or manages a community antenna television system, except that the definition does ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.040

“Community antenna television system” defined.

1. “Community antenna television system” means any facility within this State which is constructed in whole or in part in, on, under or over ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.060

“Facility” defined. “Facility” means all real property, antennae, poles, wires, cables, conduits, amplifiers, instruments, appliances, fixtures and other personal property used by a community antenna television company to provide service ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.064

“Governing body” defined. “Governing body” means the board or council or other body in which the general legislative powers of a local government are vested. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.070

“Highway” defined. “Highway” means every street, road, alley, thoroughfare, way or place of any kind used by the public or open to the use of the public as a matter ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.074

“Local government” defined. “Local government” means any city or county which has the power to grant a franchise under NRS 711.190. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.175

Certain local governments prohibited from selling services of community antenna television system to general public; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2 and NRS 318.1192, 318.1193 and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.178

Requirements for certain local governments to sell services of community antenna television system to general public in certain areas.

1. If the governing body of a county or city ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.185

Governing body may grant exclusive franchise. A governing body may grant an exclusive franchise to a community antenna television company. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.190

Franchise granted by city or county: Conditions; requirements.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 318.1194:

(a) A city may grant a franchise to a community antenna television ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.200

Fees for franchise.

1. The total amount of fees paid in any one year to a local government for a franchise must not exceed 5 percent of the company’s ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.210

Renewal of franchise. A governing body shall not refuse to renew the franchise of a community antenna television company unless it finds that:

1. The ability of the company ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.230

Considerations in granting franchise. In determining whether to grant a franchise, the governing body shall consider the:

1. Suitability of the applicant;

2. Financial responsibility of the applicant; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.240

Prohibited practices; authority to offer telecommunication or related services.

1. Except with respect to reasonable promotional activities, a person shall not advertise, offer to provide or provide any service ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.250

Adoption of ordinance to establish procedure to resolve complaints of subscribers; notice. The local government may adopt an ordinance establishing procedures to resolve subscribers’ complaints. The ordinance must include procedures ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.255

Service to tenants: Prohibited conduct by landlord; notice and cost of installation; compensation for access; construction, installation, repair and purchase of facilities; discounts prohibited.

1. A landlord shall not:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.265

Destruction of or interference with telecommunications line of community antenna television company prohibited; penalty; civil damages.

1. Any person who:

(a) By the attachment of a ground wire, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.270

Unauthorized interception or receipt of program, service or signal of community antenna television company prohibited; penalties.

1. It is unlawful for a person knowingly and with the intent to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.280

Civil damages and attorney’s fees for violation of NRS 711.270; presumption of defendant’s action; injunction.

1. A person who violates paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of subsection 1 of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.285

Recovery by local government of civil penalty from person convicted pursuant to certain provisions of NRS 711.270. A local government may recover from a person who is convicted pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 711.290

Limitation of actions. A criminal action or proceeding under NRS 711.270 may be commenced at any time within 5 years after the conduct in violation of the section occurs. A ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 712.010

Short title. This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Household Goods and Effects Storage Act. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 712.020

Legislative declaration. The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the storage of household goods and effects in warehouses affects the public interest and the public welfare, and in the exercise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 712.030

“Storage of household goods and effects” defined.

1. “Storage of household goods and effects” means the storage for compensation of the personal household goods and effects of another where ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 712.040

Permit for warehouse required. A person shall not engage in the storage of household goods and effects without first having obtained from the Transportation Services Authority a warehouse permit to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 712.050

Requirements for permit; grounds for revocation; fee; penalty.

1. Before issuing a warehouse permit the Transportation Services Authority shall:

(a) Require proof of financial ability to protect persons ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 712.060

Inspection by Transportation Services Authority. The Transportation Services Authority or its agents may:

1. Inspect any property proposed to be used for storage of household goods and effects to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 712.070

Rules and regulations of Transportation Services Authority. The Transportation Services Authority shall adopt such rules or regulations as may be required for the administration of this chapter. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 712.080

Disciplinary proceedings; judicial review. The provisions of NRS 703.373 to 703.376, inclusive, relating to revocation and suspension of certificates, permits and licenses and judicial review thereof, apply to proceedings to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 712.090

Penalty. Any person who violates any provision of this chapter, or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant to this chapter, is, in addition to any civil penalties which may be ...



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