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Nevada Revised Statutes - Public Health and Safety

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.010

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 439A.012 to 439A.0195, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.012

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.0125

“Director” defined. “Director” means the Director of the Department. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.015

“Health facility” defined. “Health facility” means a facility in or through which health services are provided, except for the office of a practitioner used solely to provide routine services for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.017

“Health services” defined. “Health services” means the care and observation of patients, the diagnosis of human diseases, the treatment and rehabilitation of patients, or related services. The term includes treatment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.0195

“Practitioner” defined. “Practitioner” means a physician licensed under chapter 630, 630A or 633 of NRS, dentist, licensed nurse, dispensing optician, optometrist, registered physical therapist, podiatric physician, licensed psychologist, chiropractor, doctor ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.020

Purposes of chapter. The purposes of this chapter are to:

1. Promote equal access to quality health care at a reasonable cost;

2. Promote an adequate supply and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.081

Department is state agency for health planning and development; powers of Director; fees.

1. The Department is the agency of the State of Nevada for health planning and development, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.082

Director to contract with University and Community College System of Nevada to collect and analyze information from health facilities and purchasers of health care. The Director, through the Division of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.083

Director to establish procedure for review of statutes, regulations and standards governing approval, licensing or certification of health facilities; preparation of report for Governor and Legislature. The Director shall:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.086

Chief Research and Statistical Analyst: Position created. The position of Chief Research and Statistical Analyst is hereby created in the Health Division of the Department. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.087

Chief Research and Statistical Analyst: Appointment and qualifications. The Chief Research and Statistical Analyst:

1. Is appointed by and is responsible to the Director.

2. Must be selected ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.088

Chief Research and Statistical Analyst: Duties. The Chief Research and Statistical Analyst shall:

1. Develop a program to evaluate the effectiveness of state programs for health care.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.100

Approval of Director required for certain projects; criteria for review of application.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, in a county whose population is less than 100,000, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.104

Approval of State Health Officer required for operation of certain medical helicopters; criteria for review of application.

1. No person may operate or undertake any proposed expenditure for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.110

Injunctions.

1. Except as provided in subsection 2, the Department may apply to any court of competent jurisdiction to enjoin any person, state agency or local governmental agency which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439A.120

Civil penalties.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter is liable to the State for a civil ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.010

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 439B.030 to 439B.150, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.030

“Billed charge” defined. “Billed charge” means the total amount charged by a hospital for medical care provided, regardless of the anticipated amount of net revenue to be received or the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.035

“Children’s Health Insurance Program” defined. “Children’s Health Insurance Program” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 422.021. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.040

“Committee” defined. “Committee” means the Legislative Committee on Health Care. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.050

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.060

“Director” defined. “Director” means the Director of the Department of Human Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.070

“Discharge form” defined. “Discharge form” means the form hospitals are required to use to report information concerning the discharge of patients. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.090

“Fiscal year” defined.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, “fiscal year” means a period beginning on July 1 and ending on June 30 of the following year.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.100

“Health facility” defined. “Health facility” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 439A.015. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.110

“Hospital” defined. “Hospital” means any facility licensed as a medical, surgical or obstetrical hospital, or as any combination of medical, surgical or obstetrical hospital, by the Health Division of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.115

“Major hospital” defined. “Major hospital” means a hospital in this state which has 200 or more licensed or approved beds, or any hospital in a group of affiliated hospitals in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.120

“Medicaid” defined. “Medicaid” means the program established pursuant to Title XIX of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. §§ 1396 et seq.) to provide assistance for part or all of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.130

“Medicare” defined. “Medicare” means the program of health insurance for aged and disabled persons established pursuant to Title XVIII of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. §§ 1395 et seq.). ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.140

“Net revenue” defined. “Net revenue” means all revenues earned from inpatient medical care provided to patients by a hospital. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.150

“Practitioner” defined. “Practitioner” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 439A.0195. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.160

Purposes of chapter. The purposes of this chapter are to:

1. Promote equal access to quality medical care at an affordable cost for all residents of this state.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.200

Creation; appointment of and restrictions on members; officers; terms of members; vacancies; annual reports.

1. There is hereby established a Legislative Committee on Health Care consisting of three members ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.210

Meetings; quorum; compensation.

1. The members of the Committee shall meet throughout each year at the times and places specified by a call of the Chairman or a majority ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.225

Committee to review certain regulations proposed or adopted by licensing boards; recommendations to Legislature.

1. As used in this section, “licensing board” means any board empowered to adopt standards ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.230

Investigations and hearings: Depositions; subpoenas.

1. In conducting the investigations and hearings of the Committee:

(a) The Secretary of the Committee, or in his absence any member of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.240

Investigations and hearings: Fees and mileage for witnesses. Each witness who appears before the Committee by its order, except a state officer or employee, is entitled to receive for his ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.260

Reduction of billed charges for certain patients and services; resolution of disputes.

1. A major hospital shall reduce or discount the total billed charge by at least 30 percent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.265

Collection of deductible or copayment from indigent patient covered by Medicare prohibited. [Effective upon confirmation by the Federal Government that the deductibles and copayments which a hospital is prohibited from ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.270

Foundation for hospital nursing practice: Establishment; governing body.

1. The major hospitals shall jointly establish a foundation for hospital nursing practice to promote and encourage the practice of nursing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.275

Program for provision of technical assistance to rural hospitals. The major hospitals shall, in cooperation with the Office of the Governor, the University of Nevada School of Medicine and organizations ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.280

Educational program to promote wellness, physical fitness and prevention of disease and accidents. The major hospitals shall sponsor an educational program to promote wellness, physical fitness and the prevention of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.300

Legislative findings and declarations; applicability.

1. The Legislature finds and declares that:

(a) The practice of refusing to treat an indigent patient if another hospital can provide the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.310

“Indigent” defined. For the purposes of NRS 439B.300 to 439B.340, inclusive, “indigent” means those persons:

1. Who are not covered by any policy of health insurance;

2. Who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.320

Hospital required to provide care for proportionate share of indigent patients; duties of Department and board of county commissioners; reimbursement for care.

1. A hospital shall provide, without charge, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.330

Eligibility of indigent for assistance; payment of hospital for serving disproportionately large share of patients; discharge forms; appeal from determination of county regarding indigent status.

1. Except as otherwise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.340

Report on indigent patients treated; verification by Director; compensation for treatment provided in excess of obligation; assessment for failure to fulfill minimum obligation.

1. Before September 30 of each ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.350

Department to establish; purpose.

1. The Department shall establish a program to increase awareness of health care programs for children and to encourage enrollment in such programs. The program ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.360

Evaluation: Recommendations; report to Interim Finance Committee.

1. The Director shall evaluate the effectiveness of the program established pursuant to NRS 439B.350 annually. The evaluation must include, without limitation:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.370

Director authorized to contract for certain services. The Director may, within the limits of available money, contract for services to assist the Department in carrying out the provisions of NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.400

Hospital must maintain and use uniform list of billed charges; exception. Each hospital in this state shall maintain and use a uniform list of billed charges for that hospital for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.410

Hospital required to provide emergency services and care; unlawful acts of hospital or physician working in hospital emergency room; treating hospital may recover penalty from transferring hospital; exceptions; administrative investigations ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.420

Prohibited acts of hospitals and related entities; exceptions; submission of contracts to Director; civil penalty.

1. A hospital or related entity shall not establish a rental agreement with a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.425

Prohibited referral of patients; exceptions; penalty.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, a practitioner shall not refer a patient, for a service or for goods related to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.430

Prohibited acts of hospitals; examination by Director; administrative fine; injunctive relief.

1. For the purposes of this section:

(a) An “affiliated person” is a person controlled by any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.440

Director may require hospitals, health facilities and providers of health services to submit information; independent audit; examinations; penalty.

1. The Director may by regulation require hospitals, other health facilities ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.450

Powers and duties of Director. The Director:

1. May adopt such regulations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter.

2. Shall ensure that the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.460

Director authorized to delegate powers and duties. The Director may delegate:

1. Any of his powers or duties pursuant to this chapter to the Administrator of the Division of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439B.500

Penalty for violation of chapter. In addition to any civil or administrative penalty specifically provided in this chapter, any person who violates a provision of this chapter shall be punished ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.005

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

1. “Administrator” means the Administrator of the Health Division.

2. “Department” means the Department of Human Resources.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.010

Administration of chapter. The provisions of this chapter must be administered by the Administrator and the Health Division of the Department of Human Resources, subject to administrative supervision by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.015

Acceptance and disbursement of federal appropriations; deposit to State Health Division Federal Account. The Department, through the Health Division, may accept and direct the disbursement of money appropriated by any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.030

State Board of Health: Creation; members; qualifications.

1. The State Board of Health, consisting of seven members appointed by the Governor, is hereby created.

2. The Governor shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.040

State Board of Health: Term of office. After the initial terms, the term of office of each member of the State Board of Health is 4 years. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.060

State Board of Health: Meetings; quorum.

1. The State Board of Health may meet regularly at least once every 6 months.

2. The State Board of Health may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.070

State Board of Health: Secretary; Executive Officer. The Administrator is the Executive Officer of the State Board of Health and he shall act as Secretary of the Board. He shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.080

State Board of Health: Compensation of members and employees.

1. Each appointive member of the State Board of Health is entitled to receive a salary of not more than ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.090

State Health Officer and Administrator: Qualifications.

1. The State Health Officer must:

(a) Be a citizen of the United States.

(b) Be licensed, or eligible for licensure, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.100

State Health Officer: Appointment; vacancy; unclassified service.

1. The Director shall appoint a State Health Officer.

2. The position of State Health Officer must be filled by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.110

State Health Officer: Devotion of time to official duties; cooperation with University and Community College System of Nevada.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 284.143 and subsection 2 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.130

State Health Officer and Administrator: Duties.

1. The State Health Officer shall:

(a) Enforce all laws and regulations pertaining to the public health.

(b) Investigate causes of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.135

Appointment of Commissioner of Food and Drugs and other agents by Administrator. As provided in chapter 585 of NRS, the Administrator shall designate and appoint, for the enforcement of chapter ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.140

Appointment or removal of subordinate officer or employee of Health Division.

1. With the approval of the Director, the Administrator shall appoint and may remove subordinate officers and employees ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.150

State Board of Health supreme in matters concerning health; Department of Human Resources designated agency for federal cooperation; fees.

1. The State Board of Health is hereby declared to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.160

Uniform compliance with provisions of chapter.

1. The Health Division is charged with:

(a) The thorough and efficient execution of the provisions of this chapter in every part ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.170

Prevention of sickness and disease; legal action for enforcement of laws and regulations. The Health Division shall take such measures as may be necessary to prevent the spread of sickness ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.180

Biennial report to Director by Administrator. The Administrator shall make a biennial report to the Director, setting forth the condition of public health in the State and making such recommendations ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.190

Hearings and witnesses. The State Board of Health may hold hearings and summon witnesses to testify before it. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.200

Regulations of State Board of Health: Adoption; effect; variances; distribution.

1. The State Board of Health may by affirmative vote of a majority of its members adopt, amend and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.230

Personal and statistical information to be secured from patient admitted or committed to public or private institution.

1. All superintendents or managers, or other persons in charge of hospitals, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.240

State Hygienic Laboratory.

1. The University of Nevada School of Medicine shall maintain the State Hygienic Laboratory, heretofore established pursuant to the provisions of chapter 230, Statutes of Nevada ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.255

Masks and face shields for use in cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Regulations; provision to peace officers and firemen; waiver of requirements; civil immunity for use.

1. The State Board of Health ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.270

Persons diagnosed with epilepsy: State Board of Health to define “epilepsy” for purposes of section; reports required to be submitted to Health Division and to Department of Motor Vehicles; confidentiality ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.272

State Dental Health Officer: Appointment by Health Division; classification; qualifications; duties; outside pursuits; solicitation and acceptance of gifts and grants.

1. The Health Division shall appoint a State Dental ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.279

State Public Health Dental Hygienist: Appointment by Health Division; classification; qualifications; duties; outside pursuits; solicitation and acceptance of gifts and grants.

1. The Health Division shall appoint a State ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.280

County board of health: Composition; officers; compensation.

1. Each county shall establish a county board of health to consist of the board of county commissioners, the sheriff and the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.290

County health officer: Appointment; qualifications; term.

1. On or before January 1 next following each general election, the board of county commissioners shall appoint a county health officer for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.300

County health officer: Compensation. For performing the duties prescribed by law, the county health officer shall receive such compensation as is fixed by the board of county commissioners, which compensation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.310

County health officer: Vacancy; appointment by State Health Officer. In the case of refusal or neglect of any board of county commissioners to appoint a county health officer for 30 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.320

County health officer: Executive officer of county board of health; may be county physician. The county health officer is the executive officer of the county board of health, and if ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.330

Deputy county health officer: Appointment; compensation; duties.

1. With the approval of the board of county commissioners, the county health officer is empowered to appoint such deputies as may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.340

County board of health: Supervision by Health Division; reports. The county board of health shall be subject to the supervision of the Health Division, and shall make such reports to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.350

County board of health: Duties. The county board of health shall:

1. Oversee all sanitary conditions of the county in which the board is created.

2. Adopt such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.360

County board of health: Powers. The county board of health may:

1. Abate nuisances in accordance with law.

2. Establish and maintain an isolation hospital or quarantine station ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.370

Health district: Creation. By affirmative vote of:

1. The boards of county commissioners of two or more adjacent counties;

2. The governing bodies of two or more cities ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.380

County or city board of health abolished upon creation of district board of health. When any county and one or more incorporated cities within the county establish a district board ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.383

County boards of health within district abolished upon creation of district board of health. When two or more adjacent counties establish a district board of health, all county boards of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.385

City and town boards of health abolished upon creation of district board of health. When two or more cities or towns establish a district board of health, all city and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.390

District board of health: Composition; qualifications of members.

1. A district board of health must consist of two members from each county, city or town which participated in establishing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.400

Appointment, qualifications, powers and compensation of district health officer; clinical program requiring medical assessment must be supervised by physician.

1. The district board of health shall appoint a district ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.410

Powers and jurisdiction of district board of health and district health department; regulations of district board of health.

1. The district board of health has the powers, duties and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.420

City board of health: Creation by ordinance.

1. Every city of population categories one and two shall provide by ordinance for the establishment of a board of health.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.430

City board of health: Members; appointments; qualifications and compensation of city health officer.

1. The city board of health shall be composed of three members appointed by the mayor, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.440

Inclusion of city in county or district health department. The governing authorities of any incorporated city may abolish the offices of the city board of health and the office of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.450

Withdrawal of city from county or district health department; reestablishment of city health department. The governing authorities of any incorporated city which has consented to be included in a county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.460

City board of health: Duties. The city board of health shall:

1. Oversee all sanitary conditions of the city in which the board is created.

2. Adopt such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.470

City board of health: Powers. The city board of health may:

1. Abate nuisances in accordance with law.

2. Establish a temporary isolation hospital or quarantine station when ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.480

Local health officer: Supervision; jurisdiction. The county health officer has supervision over all matters pertaining to the preservation of the lives and health of the people of his county, except ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.490

Abatement or removal of nuisance. Every health officer shall have authority to order the abatement or removal of any nuisance detrimental to the public health in accordance with the laws ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.501

Establishment.

1. Within the limitations of available funding, the Health Division shall establish the Arthritis Prevention and Control Program to increase public knowledge and raise public awareness relating to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.503

Advisory Committee: Establishment; appointment, terms and compensation of members; quorum; Chair; meetings.

1. Within the limitations of available funding, the Health Division shall establish the Advisory Committee on the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.505

Duties of Health Division. To carry out the purposes of the Arthritis Prevention and Control Program established pursuant to NRS 439.501, the Health Division shall, within the limitations of available ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.507

Powers of Health Division to enter into contracts, to apply for and accept gifts, donations, bequests and grants and to apply for federal waivers; disposition of money; administration of account.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.511

Creation; purposes; employment of Coordinator; qualifications of Coordinator; duties of Coordinator.

1. There is hereby created within the office of the Director a Statewide Program for Suicide Prevention. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.513

Employment of trainer for suicide prevention; qualifications; duties.

1. The Coordinator of the Statewide Program for Suicide Prevention shall employ a person to act as a trainer for suicide ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.530

Treatment by prayer, mental or spiritual means; no compulsion to submit to medical treatment. None of the provisions of this chapter or the laws of this state regulating the practice ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.535

Clinic for immunization of children: Availability; immunity of personnel from criminal and civil liability.

1. Clinics for the immunization of children for the diseases enumerated in NRS 392.435, 394.192 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.537

Unlawful use of words or letters designating person as licensed or registered dietitian; penalty.

1. A person shall not use in connection with his name the words or letters ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.540

Chapter does not alter powers of Commissioner of Food and Drugs or powers of State Dairy Commission. Nothing contained in this chapter may be construed as modifying or altering the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.550

Strict enforcement of chapter by local health officer.

1. Each local health officer is charged with the strict and thorough enforcement of the provisions of this chapter in his ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.560

Enforcement of chapter by public officers. All health officers, local boards of health, sheriffs, constables, policemen, marshals, all persons in charge of public buildings and institutions, and all other public ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.565

Injunctions against violations.

1. Any person, corporation, firm, partnership, joint stock company, or any other association or organization which violates or proposes to violate this chapter, provisions of law ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.570

Health authority may report violation to district attorney or Attorney General; initiation and prosecution of action.

1. When the health authority deems it necessary, he shall report cases of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.580

Penalties.

1. Any local health officer or his deputy who neglects or fails to enforce the provisions of this chapter in his jurisdiction, or neglects or refuses to perform ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.600

Legislative declaration.

1. The Legislature hereby declares that its priorities in expending the proceeds to the State of Nevada from settlement agreements with and civil actions against manufacturers of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.605

Creation and administration of Fund; permissible investments; appropriation and expenditure of interest and income.

1. The Trust Fund for Public Health is hereby created in the State Treasury. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.610

Board of Trustees of Fund: Creation; membership; election of Chairman; meetings; quorum; compensation of members; administrative support.

1. The Board of Trustees of the Trust Fund for Public Health ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.615

Board of Trustees of Fund: Powers and duties.

1. The Board of Trustees shall:

(a) In accordance with the provisions set forth in subsection 6 of NRS 439.605, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.620

Creation and administration of Fund; appropriation and expenditure of contents.

1. The Fund for a Healthy Nevada is hereby created in the State Treasury. The State Treasurer shall deposit ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.625

Task Force for Fund: Creation; membership; selection and term of Chairman and Vice Chairman; compensation of members; relief from regular duties of member who is officer or employee of local ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.630

Powers and duties of Task Force and Department.

1. The Task Force for the Fund for a Healthy Nevada shall:

(a) Conduct public hearings to accept public testimony ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.635

Definitions. As used in NRS 439.635 to 439.690, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 439.640, 439.645 and 439.650 have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.640

“Household income” defined. “Household income” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 427A.480. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.645

“Income” defined. “Income” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 427A.485. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.650

“Senior citizen” defined. “Senior citizen” means a person who is domiciled in this state and is 62 years of age or older. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.655

Administration: Powers and duties of Department. The Department is responsible for the administration of the provisions of NRS 439.635 to 439.690, inclusive, and may:

1. Prescribe the content and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.660

Administration: Cooperation between state and local agencies. The Department of Human Resources shall, in cooperation with the Department of Taxation and the various counties in this state:

1. Combine ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.665

Contracts for provision of insurance coverage for prescription drugs and pharmaceutical services; eligibility for and amount of subsidies; copayments; waiver of eligibility requirements; coverage provided by Federal Government; authority of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.670

Request for subsidy; action on request; payment of subsidy.

1. A senior citizen who wishes to receive a subsidy pursuant to NRS 439.665 must file a request therefor with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.675

Denial of request for subsidy; repayment of amount received pursuant to fraudulent request.

1. The Department shall deny any request for a subsidy received pursuant to NRS 439.670 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.680

Judicial review of decision to deny request for subsidy. Any person who is aggrieved by a decision of the department denying a request for a subsidy submitted pursuant to NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.685

Revocation of subsidy and payment of restitution. Any subsidy granted pursuant to NRS 439.665 to a senior citizen who is not qualified for such a subsidy may be revoked by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.690

Restrictions on use of information contained in request for subsidy. No person may publish, disclose or use any personal or confidential information contained in a request for a subsidy submitted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.800

Definitions. As used in NRS 439.800 to 439.890, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 439.805 to 439.830, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.805

“Medical facility” defined. “Medical facility” means:

1. A hospital, as that term is defined in NRS 449.012 and 449.0151;

2. An obstetric center, as that term is defined ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.810

“Patient” defined. “Patient” means a person who:

1. Is admitted to a medical facility for the purpose of receiving treatment;

2. Resides in a medical facility; or

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.815

“Patient safety officer” defined. “Patient safety officer” means a person who is designated as such by a medical facility pursuant to NRS 439.870. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.820

“Provider of health care” defined. “Provider of health care” means a person who is licensed, certified or otherwise authorized by the laws of this state to administer health care in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.825

“Repository” defined. “Repository” means the Repository for Health Care Quality Assurance created by NRS 439.850. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.830

“Sentinel event” defined. “Sentinel event” means an unexpected occurrence involving death or serious physical or psychological injury or the risk thereof, including, without limitation, any process variation for which a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.835

Mandatory reporting of sentinel events.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2:

(a) A person who is employed by a medical facility shall, within 24 hours after ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.840

Reports of sentinel events: Duties of Health Division; confidentiality.

1. The Health Division shall, to the extent of legislative appropriation and authorization:

(a) Collect and maintain reports received ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.845

Analysis and reporting of trends regarding sentinel events; treatment of certain information regarding corrective action by medical facility.

1. The Health Division shall, to the extent of legislative appropriation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.850

Repository for Health Care Quality Assurance: Creation; function.

1. The Repository for Health Care Quality Assurance is hereby created within the Health Division.

2. The Repository shall, to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.855

Notification of patients involved in sentinel events.

1. Each medical facility that is located within this state shall designate a representative for the notification of patients who have been ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.860

Inadmissibility of certain information in administrative or legal proceeding. Any report, document and any other information compiled or disseminated pursuant to the provisions of NRS 439.800 to 439.890, inclusive, is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.865

Patient safety plan: Development; approval; notice; compliance.

1. Each medical facility that is located within this state shall develop, in consultation with the providers of health care who provide ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.870

Patient safety officer: Designation; duties.

1. A medical facility shall designate an officer or employee of the facility to serve as the patient safety officer of the medical facility.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.875

Patient safety committee: Establishment; composition; meetings; duties; proceedings and records are privileged.

1. A medical facility shall establish a patient safety committee.

2. Except as otherwise provided in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.880

Immunity from criminal and civil liability. No person is subject to any criminal penalty or civil liability for libel, slander or any similar cause of action in tort if he, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.885

Violation by medical facility: Administrative sanction prohibited when voluntarily reported. If a medical facility:

1. Commits a violation of any provision of NRS 439.800 to 439.890, inclusive, or for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 439.890

Adoption of regulations. The Administrator shall adopt such regulations as the Administrator determines to be necessary or advisable to carry out the provisions of NRS 439.800 to 439.890, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.010

“Board” defined. As used in this chapter, “Board” means the State Board of Health. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.020

“Dead body” defined. As used in this chapter, “dead body” means a lifeless human body, or such severed parts of the human body or the bones thereof, from the state ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.025

“Human remains” and “remains” defined. As used in this chapter “human remains” or “remains” means the body of a deceased person, and includes the body in any state of decomposition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.030

“Live birth” defined. As used in this chapter, “live birth” means a birth in which the child shows evidence of life after complete birth. A birth is complete when the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.040

“Person in charge of interment” defined. As used in this chapter, “person in charge of interment” means any person who places, or causes to be placed, a deceased stillborn child, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.050

“Physician” defined. As used in this chapter, “physician” is limited to a person authorized under the laws of this state to practice as such. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.060

“State Registrar” defined. As used in this chapter, “State Registrar” means the State Registrar of Vital Statistics. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.070

“Stillbirth” defined. As used in this chapter, “stillbirth” means a birth after at least 20 weeks of gestation, in which the child shows no evidence of life after complete birth. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.080

“Vital statistics” defined. As used in this chapter, “vital statistics” means records of birth, legitimation of birth, death, fetal death, marriage, annulment of marriage, divorce and data incidental thereto. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.085

Chapter inapplicable to remains of native Indian. The provisions of this chapter do not apply to the interment, removal or other disposition of the human remains of a native Indian ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.090

Requisites of certificates. All certificates, either of birth, death or stillbirth, shall be written legibly, in unfading black ink, or typewritten, and no certificate shall be held to be complete ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.100

Persons required to furnish information. All physicians, registered nurses, midwives, informants or funeral directors, and all other persons having knowledge of the facts, shall furnish such information as they may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.110

State Registrar of Vital Statistics. The Administrator of the Health Division is the State Registrar of Vital Statistics. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.120

Regulations of State Board of Health concerning registration; enforcement by State Registrar.

1. The Board shall provide an adequate system for the registration of births and deaths by adopting ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.130

Preparation and distribution of forms and blanks; charge for blank certificate.

1. The Board shall prepare, print and supply to all local health officers all blanks and forms used ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.135

Form for reporting divorce or annulment of marriage: Preparation; contents; distribution.

1. The Board shall prescribe, and the State Registrar shall furnish in sufficient numbers to each county clerk ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.140

Preparation and issuance of instructions; use of other forms and blanks prohibited. The Board shall prepare and issue such detailed instructions as may be required to procure the uniform observance ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.150

Examination and supplementation of certificates. The State Registrar shall carefully examine the certificates received from the local health officers, and if they are incomplete or unsatisfactory he shall require such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.160

Preservation and indexing of certificates. The State Registrar shall:

1. Arrange and permanently preserve the certificates in a systematic manner.

2. Prepare and maintain a comprehensive and continuous ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.165

Reproduction of original records and files. To preserve original documents, the State Registrar is authorized to prepare typewritten, photographic or other reproductions of original records and files in his office. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.170

Records open to inspection; use of data restricted.

1. All certificates in the custody of the State Registrar are open to inspection subject to the provisions of this chapter. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.175

Statistical information; limitation on preparation or issuance of certain documents; remittance required for issuing copies.

1. Upon request, the State Registrar may furnish statistical data to any federal, state, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.190

County health officer as registrar. The county health officer shall act as a collector of vital statistics for his county. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.200

Furnishing blank certificates. The local health officer shall furnish blank forms of certificates to such persons as require them. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.210

Certificates of birth and death: Examination by local health officer. Each local health officer shall carefully examine each certificate of birth or death when presented for record to see that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.220

Certificates of birth and death: Enforcement of requirements by local health officer.

1. If any certificate of death is incomplete or unsatisfactory, the local health officer shall call attention ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.230

Certificates of birth and death: Numbering; attestation of date of filing by local health officer. The local health officer shall number consecutively the certificates of birth and death, in two ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.240

Certificates of birth and death: Preservation of copies by local health officer. The local health officer shall make a complete and accurate copy of each birth and death certificate registered ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.250

Certificates of birth and death: Filing by deputy county health officer; filing of list of deceased persons with public administrator.

1. Not later than the fifth day of each ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.260

Certificates of birth and death: Time for delivery to State Registrar. On the 10th day of each month the local health officer shall transmit to the State Registrar all original ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.270

Immediate registration required. All births that occur in this state shall be registered immediately in the registration districts in which they occur, pursuant to this chapter. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.280

Duty of registering birth: Persons required to file; time for filing; required information.

1. If a birth occurs in a hospital or the mother and child are immediately transported ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.283

Voluntary acknowledgment of paternity: Board to develop and distribute affidavits; certain entities to provide services.

1. The Board shall:

(a) Develop an affidavit for the voluntary acknowledgment of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.287

Rescission of affidavit for voluntary acknowledgment of paternity.

1. If a mother or a person who has signed an affidavit for the voluntary acknowledgment of paternity with the mother ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.290

Certificate of birth: Form and contents. The form of the birth certificate to be used under this chapter shall include as a minimum the items required by the standard certificate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.300

Certificate of birth: Supplemental report of name required for unnamed child.

1. When any certificate of birth of a living child is presented without the statement of the given ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.303

Certificate of birth: Replacement of certificate written in foreign language; application for and preparation of new certificate written in English.

1. A person whose birth certificate or other evidence ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.305

Certificate of birth: State Registrar to change name on certificate upon request of certain persons. Upon request of a person or his parent, guardian or legal representative, and after receipt ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.310

Certified reports and other documents pertaining to adoption: Duties of State Registrar; opening of sealed documents upon order of court.

1. Whenever the State Registrar receives a certified report ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.315

Certificate of birth: Removal of notation of illegitimacy; application for and issuance of new certificate. Any person, or any parent or guardian, of a child with respect to whom a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.325

Certificate of birth: Issuance of new certificate upon establishment of paternity; availability of records on court order; availability of records to Welfare Division of Department of Human Resources.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.327

Certificate of birth: Requests for certificates of certain missing children. The State Registrar shall not, without a court order to do so, issue to any person or governmental entity an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.330

Registration of foundling; contents of report.

1. Whoever assumes the custody of a living child of unknown parentage shall immediately report, on a form to be approved by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.340

Registration of stillborn children.

1. Stillborn children or those dead at birth shall be registered as a stillbirth and a certificate of stillbirth shall be filed with the local ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.350

Form and contents of certificate of death or stillbirth. The certificate of death or of stillbirth that shall be used is the standard form approved by the United States Public ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.360

Authentication of personal and statistical information concerning certificate. The personal and statistical particulars of the death or stillbirth certificate shall be authenticated by the name of the informant, who may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.370

Signature required on statement of facts concerning disposition of body. The statement of facts relating to the disposition of the body must be signed by the funeral director or person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.380

Medical certificate of death: Signature; contents.

1. The medical certificate of death must be signed by the physician, if any, last in attendance on the deceased, or pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.390

Certificate of stillbirth. The certificate of stillbirth must be presented by the funeral director or person acting as undertaker to the physician in attendance at the stillbirth, for the certificate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.400

Use of indefinite or unsatisfactory terms. Indefinite and unsatisfactory terms, indicating only symptoms of disease or conditions resulting from disease, will not be held sufficient for issuing a burial or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.410

Manner of defining cause of death. Causes of death, which may be the result of either disease or violence, shall be carefully defined; and if from violence, the means of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.415

Pronouncement of death by registered nurse: Conditions; release of body; regulations.

1. A physician who anticipates the death of a patient because of an illness, infirmity or disease may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.420

Duties of funeral director, health officer and coroner when death occurs without medical attendance.

1. In case of any death occurring without medical attendance, the funeral director shall notify ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.430

Duties of coroner.

1. Any coroner whose duty it is to hold an inquest on the body of any deceased person, and to make the certificate of death required ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.433

Notice to parents or guardian of autopsy upon body of minor; placement of internal organs.

1. When an autopsy is performed upon the body of a minor, the person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.435

Death caused by sudden infant death syndrome: Ordinance may authorize postmortem examination; duties of coroner.

1. The board of county commissioners of any county may provide by ordinance that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.437

Death caused by sudden infant death syndrome: Report by State Registrar. The State Registrar shall annually publish a report specifying the number of postmortem examinations performed, pursuant to NRS 440.435, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.440

Duties of funeral director and sheriff upon death of unknown person.

1. In any case of a death occurring to anyone whose identity is unknown, before burying the body ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.450

Prerequisites to disposal of body. The funeral director or person acting as undertaker is responsible for obtaining and filing the certificate of death with the local health officer, or his ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.460

Personal and statistical information. The funeral director or person acting as undertaker shall obtain the personal and statistical particulars required from the person best qualified to supply them, over the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.470

Presentation of certificate. The funeral director or person acting as undertaker shall present the certificate to the attending physician, if any, or to the health officer or coroner, for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.480

Statement as to disposition of body. The funeral director or person acting as undertaker shall state the facts required relative to the date and place of burial over his signature ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.490

Presentation of completed certificate of death to local registrar. The funeral director or person acting as undertaker shall present the completed certificate of death to the local registrar within 72 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.495

Notification of county clerk or registrar of voters. Upon presentation of a completed certificate of death, the county health officer shall send a certified copy of the certificate of death ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.500

Burial and removal permits: Issuance; contents; death from infectious, contagious or communicable disease.

1. Except as provided in subsections 2 and 3, if a certificate of death is properly ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.510

Contents of burial permit. If the interment or other disposition of the body is to be made within the State, the wording of the burial permit may be limited to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.520

Disposition of burial or removal permit. The funeral director shall:

1. Deliver the burial permit to the sexton or person in charge of the place of burial, before interring ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.530

Burial permit to accompany body. The permit shall accompany the body to its destination, where, if within the State of Nevada, it shall be delivered to the sexton or to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.540

Necessity for permit to inter more than 72 hours after death; removal of body to another registration district.

1. Except as provided in subsection 2, the body of any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.550

Body transported from another state. When a dead body is transported by a common carrier into a local health district in Nevada for burial, the transit and removal permit, issued ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.560

Interment without burial permit prohibited. No sexton or other person in charge of any premises in which interments are made shall inter or permit the interment or other disposition of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.570

Validity of burial permit in another district. A burial permit shall not be required from the local health officer of the district in which interment is made when a body ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.580

Signature, endorsement and return of permit. Each sexton or person in charge of any burial ground shall endorse upon the permit the date of interment, over his signature, and shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.590

Records of interments.

1. Each sexton or person in charge of any burial ground shall keep a record of all interments made in the premises under his charge, stating:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.595

Filing with State Registrar; duties of county recorder and State Registrar.

1. A record of each marriage performed in this state must be filed with the State Registrar as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.600

County clerk required to report number of marriage licenses issued. On or before January 10 and July 10 of each year the county clerks of the several counties shall transmit ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.605

Reports to be filed by clerk of district court with State Registrar; fees.

1. For each divorce and annulment of marriage granted by any court in this state a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.610

Certificate as prima facie evidence. Each certificate, as provided for in this chapter, filed within 6 months after the time prescribed for their filing, shall be prima facie evidence of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.620

Proof required for filing of delayed certificate. The acceptance for filing of any certificate by the State Registrar more than 4 years after the time prescribed for its filing shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.630

Procedure for delayed or altered certificates.

1. Certificates accepted subsequent to 4 years after the time prescribed for filing and certificates which have been altered after being filed with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.640

Delayed or altered certificates as evidence. The admissibility in evidence of a “delayed” or “altered” certificate shall be subject to the discretion of the court, judicial or administrative body or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.650

Issuance of certified copy of certificate; limitation.

1. Upon request, the State Registrar shall furnish any applicant a certified copy of the record of any birth or death registered ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.660

Certified copy of record of birth or death is prima facie evidence. Any copy of the record of a birth or death when properly certified by the State Registrar to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.670

Abstracted birth certificate: Issuance; contents; form; use as evidence.

1. Upon request, the State Registrar shall supply to any applicant a certificate reciting the birth date, sex, race and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.690

Receipt of fees: Accounting; deposit; refunding overpayments.

1. The State Registrar shall keep a true and correct account of all fees received under this chapter.

2. The money ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.700

Fees for services and copies of certificates; certificates available without fee.

1. The State Registrar shall charge and collect the following fees:

2. The fee collected for furnishing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.710

Salary or fee of deputy registrar; local health officer prohibited from charging fee for issuance of burial or removal permit.

1. In counties where deputy registrars are appointed, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.720

Neglect or refusal of physician to execute medical certificate of death. Any physician who was in medical attendance upon any deceased person at the time of death who neglects or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.730

False certification of cause of death by physician. If any physician knowingly makes a false certification of the cause of death in any case, he shall be punished by a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.735

Signature of uncompleted certificate of death. It is unlawful for any person to affix his signature to an uncompleted death certificate. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.740

Failure or refusal to file certificate of birth with local health officer. Any physician or midwife in attendance upon a case of confinement or any person charged with responsibility for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.750

Interment, removal or other disposition of dead body without permit. Any funeral director, sexton or other person in charge of the disposal who inters, removes or otherwise disposes of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.760

Alteration of certificate of birth or death. Any person who shall willfully alter any certificate of birth or death, or the copy of any certificate of birth or death, on ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.765

Use or possession of certificate of birth of another person.

1. It is unlawful for any person to obtain or possess the birth certificate of another for the purpose ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.770

Furnishing false information for certificate of birth or death. Any person who furnishes false information to a physician, funeral director, midwife or informant for the purpose of making incorrect certification ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.773

Sale for profit of copy or abstract of certificate of marriage. Any person who sells or offers to sell for a profit a copy of a certificate of marriage or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.775

Injunction against sale for profit of copy of certificate of marriage.

1. Any person who violates or proposes to violate NRS 440.773 may be enjoined by any court of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 440.780

Violation of chapter or regulations of Board. Every person violating any of the provisions of this chapter or refusing or neglecting to obey any lawful order, rule or regulation of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.010

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 441A.020 to 441A.115, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.020

“Board” defined. “Board” means the State Board of Health. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.030

“Child care facility” defined. “Child care facility” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 432A.024. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.040

“Communicable disease” defined. “Communicable disease” means a disease which is caused by a specific infectious agent or its toxic products, and which can be transmitted, either directly or indirectly, from ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.050

“Health authority” defined. “Health authority” means the district health officer in a district, or his designee, or, if none, the State Health Officer, or his designee. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.060

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.065

“Isolation” defined. “Isolation” means the physical separation and confinement of a person or a group of persons infected or reasonably believed by a health authority to be infected with a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.070

“Laboratory director” defined. “Laboratory director” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 652.050. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.080

“Medical facility” defined. “Medical facility” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 449.0151. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.090

“Medical laboratory” defined. “Medical laboratory” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 652.060. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.100

“Physician” defined. “Physician” is limited to a person licensed to practice medicine pursuant to chapter 630 or 633 of NRS. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.110

“Provider of health care” defined. “Provider of health care” means a physician, nurse, physician assistant or veterinarian licensed in accordance with state law. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.115

“Quarantine” defined. “Quarantine” means the physical separation and confinement of a person or a group of persons exposed to or reasonably believed by a health authority to have been exposed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.120

Regulations of State Board of Health. The Board shall adopt regulations governing the control of communicable diseases in this state, including regulations specifically relating to the control of such diseases ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.125

Use of syndromic reporting and active surveillance to monitor public health; regulations.

1. The Board shall develop a system which provides for syndromic reporting and active surveillance to monitor ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.130

State Health Officer to inform local health officers of regulations and procedures. The State Health Officer shall inform each local health officer of the regulations adopted by the Board and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.140

Authority of Health Division to receive and use financial aid. The Health Division may receive any financial aid made available by any grant or other source and shall use the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.150

Reporting occurrences of communicable diseases to health authority.

1. A provider of health care who knows of, or provides services to, a person who has or is suspected of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.160

Powers and duties of health authority.

1. A health authority who knows, suspects or is informed of the existence within his jurisdiction of any communicable disease shall immediately investigate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.170

Weekly reports to State Health Officer. Each health authority shall report each week to the State Health Officer the number and types of cases or suspected cases of communicable disease ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.180

Contagious person to prevent exposure to others; warning by health authority; penalty.

1. A person who has a communicable disease in an infectious state shall not conduct himself in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.190

Control of disease within schools, child care facilities, medical facilities and correctional facilities.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, a health authority who knows of the presence ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.195

Testing of person who may have exposed law enforcement officer, correctional officer, emergency medical attendant, fireman or other person employed by agency of criminal justice to contagious disease.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.200

Right to receive treatment from physician or clinic of choice; Board may prescribe method of treatment. This chapter does not empower or authorize the health authority or any other person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.210

Rights and duties of person who depends exclusively on prayer for healing. A person who has a communicable disease and depends exclusively on prayer for healing in accordance with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.220

Confidentiality of information; permissible disclosure. All information of a personal nature about any person provided by any other person reporting a case or suspected case of a communicable disease, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.230

Disclosure of personal information prohibited without consent. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a person shall not make public the name of, or other personal identifying information about, a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.240

Duties of Health Division.

1. The Health Division shall control, prevent, treat and, whenever possible, ensure the cure of sexually transmitted diseases.

2. The Health Division shall provide ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.250

Establishment and support of clinics and dispensaries. The Health Division may establish and provide financial or other support to such clinics and dispensaries as it believes are reasonably necessary for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.260

Provision of medical supplies and financial aid for treatment of indigent patients. If a person in this state who has a sexually transmitted disease is, in the discretion of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.270

Instruction of patients on prevention and treatment of disease. A physician, clinic or dispensary providing treatment to a person who has a sexually transmitted disease shall instruct him in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.280

Procedure to ensure that infected person receives adequate treatment. A physician who, or clinic or dispensary which, determines that a person has a sexually transmitted disease shall encourage and, if ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.290

Infected person to report source of infection. A person who has a sexually transmitted disease shall, upon request, inform the health authority of the source or possible source of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.300

Confinement of person whose conduct may spread acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. A person who is diagnosed as having acquired immunodeficiency syndrome who fails to comply with a written order of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.310

Examination and treatment of minor without consent. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 441A.210, when any minor is suspected of having or is found to have a sexually transmitted disease, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.320

Testing of person detained for commission of sexual offense; disclosure of results of test; assistance of victim; payment of expenses.

1. As soon as practicable after:

(a) A ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.330

Provision of outpatient care to persons with acquired immune deficiency syndrome or human immunodeficiency virus related disease. The Health Division may establish such dispensaries, pharmacies or clinics for outpatient care ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.340

Duties of Health Division. The Health Division shall control, prevent the spread of, and ensure the treatment and cure of tuberculosis. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.350

Establishment and support of clinics. The Health Division may establish such clinics as it believes are necessary for the prevention and control of, and for the treatment and cure of, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.360

Provision of medical supplies and financial aid for treatment of indigent patients. If a person in this state who has tuberculosis is, in the discretion of the Health Division, unable ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.370

Contracts with hospitals, clinics and other institutions for examination and care of patients.

1. The Health Division shall, by contract with hospitals, clinics or other institutions in the State, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.380

Treatment of patient for condition related to or as necessary for control of tuberculosis. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 441A.210, a person who has tuberculosis and is confined to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.390

Contracts with private physicians to provide outpatient care in rural areas. The Health Division may contract with any private physician to provide outpatient care in those rural areas of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.400

Inspection of records of facility where patients are treated. The Health Division may inspect and must be given access to all records of every institution and clinic, both public and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.410

Control of rabies. The Board shall adopt regulations governing the control of rabies. The regulations must provide for:

1. The periodic inoculation of animals with approved vaccines.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.420

Injunction: Grounds; responsibility for prosecution; authority of court. [Replaced in revision by NRS 441A.900.] ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.430

Criminal penalty for violation of chapter. [Replaced in revision by NRS 441A.910.] ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.440

Criminal penalty and administrative fine for failure to comply with regulations or requirements of chapter. [Replaced in revision by NRS 441A.920.] ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.450

District attorney to prosecute violators. [Replaced in revision by NRS 441A.930.] ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.500

“Health authority” defined. As used in NRS 441A.500 to 441A.720, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, “health authority” means:

1. The officers and agents of the Health Division;

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.510

Manner of isolating, quarantining or treating by health authority; duty to inform person of rights.

1. If a health authority isolates, quarantines or treats a person or group of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.520

Right of person isolated or quarantined to make and receive telephone calls and to possess cellular phone; duty to notify spouse or legal guardian under certain circumstances.

1. A ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.530

Right to refuse treatment and not submit to involuntary treatment; exception. A person who is isolated or quarantined pursuant to NRS 441A.500 to 441A.720, inclusive, has the right to refuse ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.540

Restrictions on change of status from voluntary isolation or quarantine to emergency isolation or quarantine; rights of person whose status is changed.

1. If a person infected with or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.550

Detention for testing, examination, observation and consensual medical treatment; limitation on time; rights of person detained; extension of time.

1. Any person or group of persons alleged to have ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.560

Procedure for isolation or quarantine.

1. An application to a health authority for an order of emergency isolation or quarantine of a person or a group of persons alleged ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.570

Certificate of another health authority or physician, licensed physician assistant or registered nurse required. A health authority shall not accept an application for an emergency isolation or quarantine under NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.580

Requirements for and limitations on applications and certificates.

1. No application or certificate authorized under NRS 441A.560 or 441A.570 may be considered if made by a person on behalf ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.590

Additional notice to spouse or legal guardian. In addition to any notice required pursuant to NRS 441A.520, within 24 hours after a person’s involuntary admission into a public or private ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.600

Petition: Filing; certificate or statement of alleged infection with or exposure to communicable disease. A proceeding for an involuntary court-ordered isolation or quarantine of any person in this state may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.610

Requirements of petition that is filed after emergency isolation or quarantine. In addition to the requirements of NRS 441A.600, a petition filed pursuant to that section with the clerk of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.620

Hearing on petition; notice; release of person before hearing.

1. Immediately after he receives any petition filed pursuant to NRS 441A.600 or 441A.610, the clerk of the district court ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.630

Examination of person alleged to be infected with or exposed to communicable disease; protective custody pending hearing.

1. After the filing of a petition to commence proceedings for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.640

Evaluation teams: Establishment; composition; fees.

1. The Health Division shall establish such evaluation teams as are necessary to aid the courts under NRS 441A.630 and 441A.700.

2. Each ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.650

Proceedings held in county where persons to conduct examination are available; expense of proceedings paid by county.

1. In counties where the examining personnel required pursuant to NRS 441A.630 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.660

Right to counsel; compensation of counsel; recess; duties of district attorney.

1. The person alleged to have been infected with or exposed to a communicable disease, or any relative ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.670

Testimony. In proceedings for involuntary court-ordered isolation or quarantine, the court shall hear and consider all relevant testimony, including, but not limited to, the testimony of examining personnel who participated ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.680

Right of person alleged to be infected with or exposed to communicable disease to be present by telephonic conferencing or videoconferencing and to testify.

1. In proceedings for an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.690

Fees and mileage for witnesses. Witnesses subpoenaed under the provisions of NRS 441A.500 to 441A.720, inclusive, shall be paid the same fees and mileage as are paid to witnesses in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.700

Findings and order; expiration and renewal of isolation or quarantine; alternative courses of treatment.

1. If the district court finds, after proceedings for the involuntary court-ordered isolation or quarantine ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.710

Clinical abstract to accompany order. The order for involuntary court isolation or quarantine of any person to a medical facility, public or private, must be accompanied by a clinical abstract, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.720

Transportation to public or private medical facility, residence or other safe location. When any involuntary court isolation or quarantine is ordered under the provisions of NRS 441A.500 to 441A.720, inclusive, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.900

Injunction: Grounds; responsibility for prosecution; authority of court.

1. A person who refuses to:

(a) Comply with any regulation of the Board relating to the control of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.910

Criminal penalty for violation of chapter. Except as otherwise provided, every person who violates any provision of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.920

Criminal penalty and administrative fine for failure to comply with regulations or requirements of chapter. Every provider of health care, medical facility or medical laboratory that willfully fails, neglects or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 441A.930

District attorney to prosecute violators. The district attorney of the county in which any violation of this chapter occurs shall prosecute the person responsible for the violation. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.003

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

1. “Advisory Board” means the Advisory Board on Maternal and Child Health.

2. “Department” means the Department ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.005

Administration of chapter. The State Health Officer and the Health Division shall administer the provisions of this chapter in accordance with the regulations of the State Board of Health and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.007

Standards for perinatal care: Regulations of State Board of Health.

1. The State Board of Health shall adopt regulations establishing standards for perinatal care provided by any provider of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.008

Examination of infants: Regulations; duties of physician, midwife, nurse, obstetric center or hospital; exemption.

1. The State Board of Health, upon the recommendation of the State Health Officer, shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.010

Examination of pregnant woman for discovery of syphilis: Blood sample; treatment for infection; exception.

1. Except as provided in subsection 5, every:

(a) Physician attending a pregnant woman ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.020

Penalty. Any person violating any of the provisions of NRS 442.010 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.030

“Inflammation of the eyes of the newborn” defined. Any inflammation, swelling or unusual redness in either one or both eyes of an infant, either apart from, or together with, any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.040

Report of existence of ophthalmia neonatorum to be made to local health officer; duties of health officer.

1. Any physician, midwife, nurse, obstetric center or hospital of any nature, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.050

Physician or midwife to instill germicide in eyes of newborn baby. It shall be unlawful for any physician or midwife practicing midwifery to neglect or otherwise fail to instill or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.060

Report of birth to include statement concerning instillation of germicide. Every physician or midwife shall, in making a report of a birth, state whether or not the germicide described in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.070

Duties of local health officer. The local health officer shall:

1. Investigate, or have investigated, each case as filed with him in pursuance of the law, and any other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.080

Duties of Health Division. The Health Division shall:

1. Enforce the provisions of NRS 442.030 to 442.110, inclusive.

2. Publish such advice and information concerning the dangers of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.085

Regulations of State Board of Health. The State Board of Health shall promulgate such rules and regulations as shall, under NRS 442.030 to 442.110, inclusive, be necessary for the purposes ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.100

Interference with treatment by prayer or mental or spiritual means. None of the provisions of NRS 442.030 to 442.110, inclusive, or the laws of this state regulating the practice of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.110

Penalty. Any physician, midwife, nurse, manager or person in charge of an obstetric center or hospital, parent, relative or person attending upon or assisting at the birth of an infant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.118

Advisory Committee Concerning Sickle Cell Anemia: Establishment; duties. The State Board of Health shall establish an Advisory Committee Concerning Sickle Cell Anemia. The Advisory Committee shall, in cooperation with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.119

Definitions. As used in NRS 442.119 to 442.1198, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Health officer” includes a local health officer, a city health officer, a county health ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.1192

Subsidy authorized for provider of prenatal care in county or community that lacks services for such care.

1. A provider of prenatal care who provides services to pregnant women, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.1194

University of Nevada School of Medicine authorized to grant subsidy; amount of subsidy.

1. The University of Nevada School of Medicine may grant money to a provider of prenatal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.1196

Form and contents of application; eligibility.

1. The application submitted pursuant to NRS 442.1192 for a grant to subsidize the malpractice insurance of a provider of prenatal care must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.1198

Duties of provider of prenatal care who receives subsidy. A provider of prenatal care who receives a subsidy for his malpractice insurance pursuant to NRS 442.119 to 442.1198, inclusive, shall:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.120

Designation of Department of Human Resources. The Department is hereby designated as the agency of this state to cooperate, through the Health Division, with the duly constituted federal authorities in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.130

Program for Maternal and Child Health: Purposes; administration.

1. The Department is hereby designated as the agency of this state to administer, through the Health Division, a Maternal and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.133

Advisory Board on Maternal and Child Health: Creation; membership; terms; compensation.

1. The Advisory Board on Maternal and Child Health is hereby created.

2. The Advisory Board consists ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.135

Advisory Board on Maternal and Child Health: Meetings; election of officers; appointment of subcommittees.

1. The Advisory Board shall meet at least quarterly and at the times and places ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.137

Advisory Board on Maternal and Child Health: Purpose and objectives. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to advise the Administrator of the Health Division concerning perinatal care to enhance ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.140

State plan concerning services for maternal and child health; regulations.

1. The Department may:

(a) Formulate, adopt and administer, through the State Board of Health and the Health ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.150

Provisions to be included in state plan. A plan formulated in accordance with NRS 442.140 must include provisions for:

1. Financial participation by this state.

2. Administration of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.153

Testing for amblyopia to be included in state plan. The Department, through the State Board of Health and the Health Division, shall include testing for amblyopia in the state plan ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.160

Duties of Administrator of Health Division.

1. The Administrator of the Health Division is the Administrative Officer of the Health Division with respect to the administration and enforcement of:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.170

Account for services for maternal and child health.

1. The State Treasurer is custodian of all money appropriated by this state, allotted to this state by the Federal Government, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.180

Program of Services: Administration; purposes.

1. The Department is hereby designated as the agency of this state to administer a Program of Service for Children Who Have Special Health ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.190

State plan for services; regulations.

1. The Department may:

(a) Formulate, adopt and administer, through the State Board of Health and the Health Division, a detailed plan or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.200

Provisions to be included in state plan. Such plan or plans shall in any event include therein provisions for:

1. Financial participation by this state.

2. Administration of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.210

Duties of Administrator of Health Division.

1. The Administrator of the Health Division shall administer and enforce the provisions of NRS 442.180 to 442.220, inclusive, and of the plan ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.215

Recovery of costs of corrective treatment from parents by Administrator of Health Division.

1. The Administrator of the Health Division may recover costs of corrective treatment for children with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.217

Authorization required before purchased services provided; exception.

1. All services purchased for children with special health care needs pursuant to NRS 442.180 to 442.220, inclusive, must be authorized by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.220

Account for Children’s Special Health Care Services.

1. The State Treasurer is custodian of all money appropriated by this state, allotted to this state by the Federal Government, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.230

Cooperative agreement with Federal Government to find, diagnose and treat children with special health care needs.

1. The Department may enter into a cooperative agreement or agreements with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.240

“Abortion” defined. As used in NRS 442.240 to 442.270, inclusive, unless the context requires otherwise, “abortion” means the termination of a human pregnancy with an intention other than to produce ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.250

Conditions under which abortion permitted. [NRS 442.250 was submitted to and approved by referendum at the 1990 general election and therefore is not subject to legislative amendment or repeal.]

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.252

Physician to certify informed consent, marital status and age of woman before performing abortion. No physician may perform an abortion in this state unless, before he performs it, he certifies ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.253

Requirements for informed consent.

1. The attending physician or a person meeting the qualifications established by regulations adopted by the Health Division shall accurately and in a manner which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.255

Notice to custodial parent or guardian; request for authorization for abortion; rules of civil procedure inapplicable.

1. Unless in the judgment of the attending physician an abortion is immediately ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.2555

Procedure if district court denies request for authorization for abortion: Petition; hearing on merits; appeal.

1. If the order is denied pursuant to NRS 442.255, the court shall, upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.256

Records. A physician who performs an abortion shall maintain a record of it for at least 5 years after it is performed. The record must contain:

1. The written ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.257

Criminal penalty. Any person who violates any provision of NRS 442.252 to 442.256, inclusive, is guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.260

Health Division to adopt regulations governing performance and reporting of abortions.

1. The Health Division shall adopt and enforce regulations governing the conditions under and the methods by which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.265

Hospital to submit monthly report to State Registrar of Vital Statistics. Each hospital shall submit a monthly report to the State Registrar of Vital Statistics which contains the following information:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.268

Civil immunity of person performing judicially authorized abortion in accordance with provisions of NRS 442.240 to 442.270, inclusive. If an abortion is judicially authorized and the provisions of NRS 442.240 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.270

Liability for failure to exercise reasonable care to preserve life of infant born as result of attempted abortion. Whenever an abortion results in the birth of an infant capable of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.300

Definitions. As used in NRS 442.300 to 442.330, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 442.305, 442.310 and 442.315 have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.305

“Adverse birth outcome” defined. “Adverse birth outcome” includes stillbirths. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.310

“Birth defect” defined. “Birth defect” means any structural or chemical abnormality present in a child at birth. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.315

“System” defined. “System” means the system established and maintained pursuant to NRS 442.320. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.320

Statewide system for collection and analysis of information: Establishment and maintenance; regulations.

1. The Health Division, in cooperation with the University of Nevada School of Medicine, shall establish and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.325

Provision of certain information by chief administrative officer of hospital or obstetric center; exclusion of name of patient; preparation of abstracts.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.330

Access to and use of information obtained by system: Restrictions; regulations.

1. Information obtained by the system from any source may be used only:

(a) To investigate the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.350

“Subcommittee” defined. Repealed. (See chapter 258, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1362.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.355

Advisory Subcommittee on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome of Advisory Board on Maternal and Child Health: Creation; membership; expert assistance. Repealed. (See chapter 258, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1362.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.360

Subcommittee: Election of officers; terms and reappointment of members; vacancies. Repealed. (See chapter 258, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1362.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.365

Subcommittee: Meetings; quorum; staff. Repealed. (See chapter 258, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1362.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.370

Subcommittee: Compensation of members; rights of members employed by state or local government. Repealed. (See chapter 258, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1362.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.375

Subcommittee: Identification of and annual report on methods to prevent and collect information regarding syndrome. Repealed. (See chapter 258, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1362.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.380

Advisory Board and Subcommittee: General duties. Repealed. (See chapter 258, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1362.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.385

Development and implementation of program of public education by Health Division. The Health Division shall develop and carry out a program of public education to increase public awareness about the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.390

Development of guidelines for providers of health care or other services by University of Nevada School of Medicine. The University of Nevada School of Medicine shall develop guidelines to assist ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.395

Confidentiality of reports and associated documentation relating to certain referrals to Health Division. If a pregnant woman is referred to the Health Division by a provider of health care or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.400

Request for and use of certain information from natural parent of child to be placed for adoption. The agency which provides child welfare services or a licensed child-placing agency shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.405

Request for and use of certain information from natural parent of child to be placed in family foster home.

1. The agency which provides child welfare services shall inquire, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.410

Request for and use of certain information from natural parent of child whom court determines must be kept in temporary or permanent custody. An agency which provides child welfare services ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.415

Health Division: Adoption of regulations. The Health Division shall adopt regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of NRS 442.400, 442.405 and 442.410. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.420

Health Division: Development and maintenance of system for monitoring syndrome. The Health Division shall develop and maintain a system for monitoring fetal alcohol syndrome, that may include, without limitation, a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.425

Gifts, grants and contributions: Application for and acceptance by Health Division; administration and use.

1. The Health Division may apply for and accept gifts, grants and contributions from any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.500

Definitions. As used in NRS 442.500 to 442.590, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 442.510, 442.520 and 442.530 have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.510

“Hearing screening” defined. “Hearing screening” means a test or battery of tests administered to determine the need for an in-depth hearing diagnostic evaluation. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.520

“Hospital” defined. “Hospital” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 449.012. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.530

“Provider of hearing screenings” defined. “Provider of hearing screenings” means a health care provider who, within the scope of his license or certificate, provides for hearing screenings of newborn children ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.540

Certain medical facilities prohibited from discharging newborn child born in facility until child has undergone or been referred for hearing screening; exception; regulations.

1. Except as otherwise provided in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.550

Hearing screenings: Persons authorized to conduct; certain medical facilities to hire or enter into written agreement with provider of hearing screenings; documentation to be placed in medical file of newborn ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.560

Hearing screening not required if parent or legal guardian of newborn child objects in writing; written objection to be placed in medical file of newborn child. A newborn child may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.570

Physician to recommend diagnostic evaluation if hearing screening indicates possibility of hearing loss. If a hearing screening conducted pursuant to NRS 442.540 indicates that a newborn child may have a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.580

Lead physician or audiologist: Designation; responsibilities. A licensed hospital and a licensed obstetric center shall formally designate a lead physician or audiologist to be responsible for:

1. The administration ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 442.590

Written brochures: Creation by Health Division; required contents; distribution.

1. The Health Division shall create written brochures that use terms which are easily understandable to a parent or legal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.010

Definitions. As used in NRS 444A.010 to 444A.080, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms described in NRS 444A.011 to 444A.017, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.011

“Department” defined. “Department” means the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.012

“Municipality” defined. “Municipality” means a county, city, town, general improvement district or health district created pursuant to NRS 439.370 or other political subdivision of this state which has jurisdiction over ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.013

“Recyclable material” defined. “Recyclable material” means solid waste that can be processed and returned to the economic mainstream in the form of raw materials or products, as determined by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.014

“Recycling center” defined. “Recycling center” means a facility designed and operated to receive, store, process or transfer recyclable material which has been separated at the source from other solid waste. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.015

“Solid waste” defined. “Solid waste” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 444.490. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.016

“Tire for a vehicle” defined. “Tire for a vehicle” includes a tire for a motorized vehicle that is 12 inches or larger in diameter, but does not include a recapped ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.017

“Vehicle” defined. “Vehicle” means any device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon land. The term does not include:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.020

Adoption of regulations establishing standards for recycling or disposal of solid waste; goal of standards; methods for disposal of used or waste tires.

1. The State Environmental Commission shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.030

Adoption of model plan for recycling or disposal of solid waste or other waste; compliance with standards adopted by State Environmental Commission.

1. The Division of Environmental Protection of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.040

Availability of programs for recycling or disposal of solid waste in counties and municipalities; approval of programs required; availability to residents of Indian reservation or colony.

1. The board ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.050

Report of effectiveness of program; notice of recycling opportunities; enforcement, review and revision of program by municipality.

1. A county or health district that adopts a program pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.060

Unlawful to refuse to accept used or waste tires in exchange on purchase of new tire; notice of requirement; penalty.

1. A person who offers a tire for a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.070

Report to Legislature on status of programs for recycling and reuse of materials. The Director of the Department shall deliver to the Director of the Legislative Counsel Bureau a biennial ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.080

Adoption of regulations.

1. The State Environmental Commission shall adopt regulations necessary to enforce the provisions of NRS 444A.010 to 444A.070, inclusive.

2. The State Environmental Commission may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.090

Imposition and rate of fee; accounting for and disposition of money collected; powers and duties of Department of Taxation.

1. A person who sells a new tire for a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444A.110

Program of public education concerning disposal of solid waste, recycling, reuse and waste reduction; reduction of waste and litter; technical assistance.

1. The Division of Environmental Protection of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.003

“Health authority” defined. As used in this chapter, “health authority” means the officers and agents of the Health Division or the officers and agents of the local boards of health. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.005

“Health Division” defined. As used in this chapter, “Health Division” means the Health Division of the Department of Human Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.010

Sterilization and labeling required. After March 21, 1935, it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, association or corporation, engaged in the operation of the business of manufacturing, making, renovating ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.020

State Board of Health to adopt regulations concerning method of sterilization. The State Board of Health shall prescribe rules, regulations, method and process of sterilization as mentioned in NRS 444.010 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.030

Enforcement by health authority. The health authority shall enforce all the provisions of NRS 444.010 to 444.040, inclusive, and the rules, regulations, method and process of sterilization authorized by NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.040

Penalty. Every person violating any of the provisions of NRS 444.010, 444.020 or 444.030 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.045

Pay toilet prohibited in publicly owned building. The State of Nevada, or any agency or political subdivision of the State is hereby prohibited from charging or allowing to be charged ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.047

“Public body” defined. As used in this section and NRS 444.048 and 444.049, unless the context otherwise requires, “public body” means a governmental body of the State of Nevada, including, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.048

Areas leased by public body to provide public service required to have certain toilet facilities available to public; exception; void and unenforceable contracts.

1. Except as otherwise provided in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.049

Reporting of violations of requirements concerning availability of toilet facilities to public; duties of Attorney General.

1. A person may report a violation of NRS 444.048 to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.050

“Common towel” defined. A “common towel” is defined as any substance made of cloth or any other material used for the purpose of drying or cleansing the face, hands or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.060

Use in public place prohibited; penalty.

1. It shall be unlawful for any person owning, operating or managing a public place of any kind or character to exhibit for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.065

“Public swimming pool” defined.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, as used in NRS 444.065 to 444.120, inclusive, “public swimming pool” means any structure containing an artificial ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.070

Health authority to supervise public swimming pools and bathhouses; regulations.

1. The health authority shall supervise the sanitation, healthfulness, cleanliness and safety of public swimming pools and bathhouses and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.080

Operation without permit unlawful; procedure for application for and granting of permit.

1. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corporation, institution or municipality to construct or to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.090

Inspection; reporting and publication of results.

1. For the purposes of NRS 444.065 to 444.120, inclusive, the health authority must be permitted to enter upon any and all parts ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.100

Suspension or revocation of permit: Grounds; procedure; regulations.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, any permit granted by the health authority pursuant to NRS 444.080 is subject ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.105

Person with physical disability may use lifesaving device in public swimming pool; conditions. No person may prohibit any person with a physical disability from using a life preserver or other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.110

Swimming pool as public nuisance; abatement. Any swimming pool constructed, operated or maintained contrary to the provisions of NRS 444.065 to 444.120, inclusive, is hereby declared to be a public ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.115

Competency of lifeguard on duty at facility of State or local government.

1. If a lifeguard is on duty at a facility or other property owned or operated by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.120

Penalties.

1. Any person, whether as principal or agent, or employer or employee, who violates any of the provisions of NRS 444.065 to 444.110, inclusive, is guilty of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.130

Sanitary conditions of bunkhouses, tents and surrounding grounds of camp where five or more persons are employed.

1. In or at any construction or labor camp where five or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.140

Air space in bunkhouse or tent; bunk, bed or mattress to be supplied to employee.

1. Every bunkhouse, tent or other sleeping place used for the purpose of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.150

Sanitary conditions of dining rooms, kitchens, dishes and cooking utensils.

1. Every mess house, dining room, mess tent, dining tent, kitchen or other structure where food is cooked, prepared ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.160

Toilet facilities or portable facilities for temporarily holding sewage. Every construction or labor camp must have convenient and suitable toilet facilities or portable facilities for temporarily holding sewage that is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.170

Disposal of garbage and drainage from kitchen sink.

1. All garbage, kitchen wastes and other rubbish in such camp shall be deposited in suitable covered receptacles which shall be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.180

Employer to keep camp clean; appointment of responsible person to keep camp clean.

1. Any person, firm, corporation, agent or officer of a firm or corporation employing persons to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.190

Powers of health authority; abatement of construction camp as public nuisance.

1. The health authority shall administer NRS 444.130 to 444.200, inclusive, and the State Board of Health or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.200

Penalty. Any person, firm, corporation, agent or officer of a firm or corporation, or any superintendent or overseer in charge of the work in or at any camp coming under ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.220

“Children’s camp” defined. As used in NRS 444.220 to 444.320, inclusive: “Children’s camp” means any land with permanent buildings, tents or other structures established or maintained as living quarters where ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.230

Operation without license prohibited; procedure for application and granting of licenses; posting of license.

1. The boards of health of health districts and counties shall issue licenses to qualified ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.240

Fee for license; renewals. The fee for a children’s camp license shall be $25 for the first license and $10 for each renewal of the license thereafter. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.250

Location, layout and drainage of camp; containers for garbage.

1. Every children’s camp shall be located on well drained ground near an adequate safe water supply.

2. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.260

Equipment and area used to prepare and store food to be kept clean; supply of water.

1. All food storage, preparation and service space and equipment in children’s camps ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.270

Toilets and disposal systems or portable facilities for temporarily holding sewage.

1. Every children’s camp must have suitable toilets and disposal systems or portable facilities for temporarily holding sewage ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.280

Inspection; correction of failure to comply with standards; suspension or revocation of license.

1. The board of health of the appropriate health district or county may make such inspections ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.290

Reinstatement of license. When a license has been suspended or revoked by the board of health of an appropriate health district or county, it shall be reinstated upon compliance with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.300

Exemption of certain employees from laws governing minimum wage. Any person employed by a children’s camp on a written contract basis for a specified term longer than 1 week is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.310

Powers and duties of Health Division not limited by NRS 444.220 to 444.320, inclusive. Nothing in NRS 444.220 to 444.320, inclusive, shall be interpreted to limit the powers ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.320

Penalties. Any person who violates any provision of NRS 444.220 to 444.300, inclusive, is guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.330

Supervision of state institutions by Health Division: Regulations; inspections and reports.

1. The Health Division has supervision over the sanitation, healthfulness, cleanliness and safety, as it pertains to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.335

Supervision of local institutions by health authority: Regulations; inspections and reports.

1. The health authority shall have supervision over the sanitation, healthfulness, cleanliness and safety, as it pertains to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.340

Declaration of state policy. The policy of the State of Nevada with respect to the uniformity of plumbing codes throughout the State is:

1. That uniformity is a matter ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.350

Compliance with and local modification of Code; use of materials containing lead; approval of amendments to Code by Chairman of State Public Works Board.

1. Any construction, alteration or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.420

Duties of State Public Works Board. The State Public Works Board shall:

1. Review all proposed adoptions of the Uniform Plumbing Code by any city or county and any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.430

Power of local government to adopt regulations; procedure.

1. The governing body of any city or county shall, 60 days prior to the adoption of any regulation for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.435

Definitions. As used in this section and NRS 444.436 and 444.437, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Plastic” means a material made of polymeric organic compounds and additives that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.436

Manufacture or distribution prohibited without symbol indicating plastic resin used to produce bottle or container; penalty.

1. A person shall not manufacture or distribute a plastic bottle or rigid ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.437

Symbols required; maintenance of list of symbols; copy of list to be provided upon request.

1. The symbol required by NRS 444.436 must consist of:

(a) A number ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.440

Declaration of state policy. It is hereby declared to be the policy of this state to regulate the collection and disposal of solid waste in a manner that will:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.450

Definitions. As used in NRS 444.440 to 444.620, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 444.460 to 444.500, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.460

“Disposal site” defined. “Disposal site” means any place at which solid waste is dumped, abandoned or accepted or disposed of by incineration, land filling, composting or any other method. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.465

“Municipal solid waste landfill” defined. “Municipal solid waste landfill” has the meaning ascribed to it in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, Subtitle D, 42 U.S.C. §§ 6941 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.470

“Municipality” defined. “Municipality” means any county and any city or town, whether incorporated or unincorporated, and Carson City. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.480

“Person” defined. “Person” includes any state or federal agency. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.490

“Solid waste” defined. “Solid waste” means all putrescible and nonputrescible refuse in solid or semisolid form, including, but not limited to, garbage, rubbish, junk vehicles, ashes or incinerator residue, street ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.495

“Solid waste management authority” defined. “Solid waste management authority” means:

1. The district board of health in any area in which a health district has been created pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.500

“Solid waste management system” defined. “Solid waste management system” means the entire process of storage, collection, transportation, processing, recycling and disposal of solid waste. The term includes plans and programs ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.510

Municipal solid waste management systems: Development, revision and approval of plans; cooperative agreements.

1. The governing body of every municipality or district board of health created pursuant to NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.520

Municipal solid waste management systems: Additional fees and charges.

1. The governing body of any municipality which has an approved plan for the management of solid waste may, by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.530

Municipal solid waste management systems: Regulations for operation. The governing body of a municipality having a solid waste management system within its boundaries shall, by ordinance, establish regulations for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.540

Municipal solid waste management systems: Acceptance and use of grants or appropriations. The governing body of a municipality may accept and disburse funds derived from grants from any person or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.550

Municipal solid waste management systems: Authority to acquire land, machinery, equipment or facilities.

1. The governing body of any municipality may contract for the lease or purchase of land, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.553

Permits to operate disposal sites: Issuance; requirements.

1. The solid waste management authority shall, in accordance with the regulations of the State Environmental Commission adopted pursuant to NRS 444.560, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.555

Use of certain disposal sites established by municipality restricted; penalty. A disposal site established by a municipality for which no person is employed to control access to and use of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.556

Municipal solid waste landfills: Permit required; conditions of permit; disclosure of records regarding application for permit; powers of solid waste management authority.

1. Before constructing or operating a municipal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.557

Municipal solid waste landfills: Program to monitor compliance with permits, laws and regulations; allowance of intervention.

1. A solid waste management authority shall establish a program to monitor the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.558

Municipal solid waste landfills: Regulations for program of issuing permits.

1. The State Environmental Commission and the district board of health of a health district created pursuant to NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.560

Regulations of State Environmental Commission: Adoption; fees for importation of solid waste; notice; violation prohibited after reasonable time.

1. The State Environmental Commission shall adopt regulations concerning solid waste ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.570

Duties of State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and State Environmental Commission; inspections.

1. The State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources shall:

(a) Advise, consult and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.580

Authority of municipality to adopt regulations and issue permits.

1. Any district board of health created pursuant to NRS 439.370 and any governing body of a municipality may adopt ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.583

Unlawful disposal of motor vehicle battery, motor vehicle tire or motor oil; penalty; plan for appropriate disposal; exemption.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, it is unlawful ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.585

Ownership of recyclable materials; unauthorized collection of recyclable materials prohibited; penalty; civil remedy.

1. From the time recyclable materials are placed in a container provided by a private recycling ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.587

Division of Environmental Protection: Development of markets for products made from recycled materials; reports to Legislature.

1. The Division of Environmental Protection of the State Department of Conservation and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.590

Designation of State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources as state agency for participation in federal program; extent of authority.

1. The State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.592

Solid waste management authority: Powers of protection and enforcement. If the solid waste management authority receives information that the handling, storage, recycling, transportation, treatment or disposal of any solid waste ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.594

Solid waste management authority: Contents of orders for protection or enforcement.

1. An order issued by a solid waste management authority must:

(a) Specify the term or condition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.596

Solid waste management authority: Recovery of civil penalties for violations. The solid waste management authority may bring an action in a court of competent jurisdiction to recover from a person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.598

Solid waste management authority: Recovery of damages resulting from violations. The solid waste management authority may bring an action in a court of competent jurisdiction to recover actual damages which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.600

Injunctive relief. In addition to any other remedies provided in NRS 444.450 to 444.590, inclusive, the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources or a solid waste management authority may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.605

Issuance and enforcement of subpoenas.

1. In carrying out the provisions of NRS 444.440 to 444.620, inclusive, the State Environmental Commission, a district board of health of a health ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.610

Unlawful acts; penalties.

1. Any person who violates any regulation adopted by the State Environmental Commission or any ordinance or resolution adopted by the governing body of a municipality ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.615

Solid Waste Management Account: Creation; deposits. Any money received by the solid waste management authority pursuant to NRS 444.596 or 444.598 must be deposited with the State Treasurer for credit ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.616

Solid Waste Management Account: Distribution and use.

1. The State Controller shall allocate and remit, on a quarterly basis, the money in the Solid Waste Management Account as follows:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.620

Applicability of plans and provisions.

1. No plan for a solid waste management system adopted pursuant to NRS 444.440 to 444.620, inclusive, applies to any agricultural activity or agricultural ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.621

Definitions. As used in NRS 444.621 to 444.645, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 444.623, 444.625 and 444.627 have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.623

“Dump site” defined. “Dump site” means a location at which solid waste is disposed of unlawfully. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.625

“Solid waste” defined. “Solid waste” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 444.490. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.627

“Solid waste management authority” defined. “Solid waste management authority” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 444.495. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.629

Program for control of unlawful dumping: Establishment in certain larger counties; administration; required elements; delegation of certain powers from solid waste management authority to hearing officer or board.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.630

Prohibited acts; criminal penalty; clean up of dump site; community service; timing of commencement of clean up; proof of lawful disposal; revocation of business license; identification of violator; persons required ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.635

Civil penalties: Liability upon each conviction; increase of penalty for subsequent conviction; payment in installments; collection; disposition and use of money collected.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.637

Performance of certain functions by nonprofit organization. A solid waste management authority may authorize a nonprofit organization to:

1. Organize the cleaning up of dump sites;

2. Provide ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.639

Issuance and enforcement of subpoenas.

1. In carrying out the provisions of NRS 444.621 to 444.645, inclusive, a district health officer may by subpoena require the attendance and testimony ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.640

Reward for information leading to arrest and conviction of violator; regulations.

1. The solid waste management authority shall offer a reward of $100 for information leading to the arrest ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.645

Notice of provision of NRS 444.555 or 444.630 to be posted; offer of reward.

1. The Division of Environmental Protection of the State Department of Conservation and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 444.650

Regulations to control use of individual systems.

1. The State Board of Health shall adopt regulations to control the use of an individual system for disposal of sewage in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.010

State and political subdivisions to comply with laws, regulations and ordinances governing alteration of condition of land or vegetation. In performing any work which alters the material condition of land ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.015

Furnishing impure water for public use unlawful; concentration of fluoride in water. Every owner, agent, manager, operator or other person having charge of any waterworks furnishing water for public use ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.020

“Public water system” defined. As used in NRS 445A.020 to 445A.055, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, “public water system” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 445A.840. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.025

Proposal to adjust concentration of fluoride in water: Receipt by governing body of county, city or town; notice to county clerk. Whenever the governing body of any city or town ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.030

Publication of proposal; submission to registered voters. Upon receipt of such notice, each county clerk shall cause such proposal to be published and submitted to the appropriate registered voters, as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.035

Proposal to be voted on at next general election. The proposal shall be submitted at the next general election to the registered voters of each political subdivision or precinct in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.040

Certification of votes for and against proposal; results to be sent to supplier of water or Secretary of State.

1. Upon completion of the canvass of the vote, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.045

Adjustment of concentration of fluoride in water by supplier of water if proposal approved by voters. The supplier may proceed to put the proposal into effect only if a majority ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.050

Exemptions. The provisions of NRS 445A.025 to 445A.050, inclusive, do not apply to:

1. A public water system that serves a population of 100,000 or more in a county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.055

Regulation of fluoridation in county whose population is 400,000 or more; financial support for enforcement; payment of initial costs for compliance.

1. The State Board of Health shall adopt ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.060

Legislative findings and declarations.

1. The Legislature finds that:

(a) The construction, rehabilitation, operation and maintenance of modern and efficient treatment works and other pollution control projects are ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.065

Definitions. As used in NRS 445A.060 to 445A.160, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 445A.070 to 445A.115, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.070

“Account” defined. “Account” means the Account to Finance the Construction of Treatment Works and the Implementation of Pollution Control Projects created pursuant to NRS 445A.120. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.075

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the State Environmental Commission. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.080

“Construction” defined. “Construction” means any:

1. Preliminary planning to determine the feasibility of treatment works or pollution control projects;

2. Engineering, architectural, legal, fiscal or economic investigations or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.085

“Department” defined. “Department” means the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.090

“Director” defined. “Director” means the Director of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.100

“Interstate agency” defined. “Interstate agency” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 445A.370. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.105

“Municipality” defined. “Municipality” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 445A.375. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.110

“Pollution control project” defined. “Pollution control project” means any eligible component of the management programs established pursuant to 33 U.S.C. §§ 1251 et seq. The term “pollution control project” is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.115

“Treatment works” defined. “Treatment works” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 445A.410. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.120

Creation and purpose; payment of claims; faith of State pledged.

1. The Account to Finance the Construction of Treatment Works and the Implementation of Pollution Control Projects is hereby ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.125

Interest and income; deposits; acceptance of gifts, grants and bequests.

1. The interest and income earned on money in the Account must be credited to the Account.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.130

Powers and duties of Department.

1. The Department shall, with the approval of the Department of Administration:

(a) Use the money in the Account for the purposes set ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.135

Regulations of Commission. The Commission shall adopt regulations to carry out the provisions of NRS 445A.060 to 445A.160, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.140

Limitations on use of money; compliance with federal law.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 445A.145, money in the Account may be used only to:

(a) Make ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.145

Administration: Limitations on expenditures; imposition and collection of fees to defray costs.

1. The Director shall not:

(a) Spend more than 4 percent of each grant awarded to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.150

Employment of expert services. The Director may, with the approval of the Department of Administration, employ any legal, fiscal or other expert services necessary to carry out his duties pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.155

Issuance of bonds to support Account.

1. The Director may, with the approval of the Department of Administration, authorize the State Treasurer to issue, sell or deliver general obligation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.160

Environmental review: Regulations; preparation and review of environmental assessments.

1. The Commission shall adopt regulations relating to the environmental review process required by 33 U.S.C. §§ 1381 et seq.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.170

Permit or written permission required from State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

1. It is unlawful for any person, firm, association or corporation to:

(a) Construct a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.175

Discharge of waste prohibited; issuance of permit subject to provision of sewerage.

1. Except as provided in subsection 2, the direct discharge of sewage or other wastes into Lake ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.180

Adoption of regulations by State Environmental Commission; powers of State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

1. The State Environmental Commission may adopt reasonable regulations consistent with law governing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.185

Construction of NRS 445A.170 to 445A.190, inclusive. The provisions of NRS 445A.170 to 445A.190, inclusive, shall not be construed to authorize the adoption of any regulation or the issuance of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.190

Penalties. Any person, firm, association or corporation violating any of the provisions of NRS 445A.170 to 445A.185, inclusive, or of the rules and regulations hereby established shall be guilty of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.200

Definitions. As used in NRS 445A.200 to 445A.295, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 445A.203 to 445A.250, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.203

“Account for the Revolving Fund” defined. “Account for the Revolving Fund” means the Account created pursuant to NRS 445A.255 to finance the construction of projects. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.205

“Account for Set-Aside Programs” defined. “Account for Set-Aside Programs” means the Account created pursuant to NRS 445A.255 to fund activities, other than projects, authorized by the Safe Drinking Water Act, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.207

“Administrator” defined. “Administrator” means the Administrator of the Division. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.210

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the State Environmental Commission. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.215

“Construction” defined. “Construction” includes:

1. Preliminary planning to determine the feasibility of a project;

2. Engineering, architectural, legal, environmental, fiscal or economic investigations or studies, surveys, designs, plans, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.220

“Division” defined. “Division” means the Division of Environmental Protection of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.225

“Federal grant” defined. “Federal grant” means money authorized by the Safe Drinking Water Act to:

1. Create a revolving fund to assist public water systems to finance the costs ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.230

“Project” defined. “Project” means the initial construction, or renovation, modification or expansion, of portions of a public water system for:

1. The impoundment, collection, pumping, treatment, storage or distribution ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.235

“Public water system” defined. “Public water system” means a system, regardless of ownership, that provides the public with water for human consumption through pipes or other constructed conveyances, if the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.240

“Safe Drinking Water Act” defined. “Safe Drinking Water Act” means 42 U.S.C. §§ 300f et seq., as amended. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.245

“Small water system” defined. “Small water system” means a public water system serving less than 10,000 persons. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.250

“State securities” defined. “State securities” means securities of the kinds described in NRS 349.198 authorized to be issued in the name and on behalf of the State upon the authorization ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.255

Creation and purpose; payment of claims; faith of State pledged.

1. The Account to Finance the Construction of Projects, to be known as the Account for the Revolving Fund, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.260

Interest and income; deposits; acceptance of gifts, appropriations, contributions, grants and bequests; use of money to benefit public water systems limited.

1. The interest and income earned on money ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.265

Powers and duties of Division; limitations.

1. The Division shall:

(a) Use the money in the Account for the Revolving Fund and the Account for Set-Aside Programs for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.270

Regulations of Commission. The Commission may adopt such regulations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of NRS 445A.200 to 445A.295, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.275

Limitations on use of money; compliance with federal law.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 445A.260 and 445A.280, money in the Account for the Revolving Fund, including repayments ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.280

Administration: Limitations on expenditures; imposition and collection of fees to defray costs.

1. The Administrator shall not:

(a) Spend more than 4 percent of the federal grant for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.285

Employment of expert services. The Administrator may employ any legal, fiscal, engineering and other expert services necessary to carry out his duties pursuant to NRS 445A.200 to 445A.295, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.290

Legislative findings and declarations; issuance of securities.

1. The Legislature finds and declares that any state securities issued pursuant to this section are necessary for the protection and preservation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.295

Environmental review: Regulations; preparation and review of environmental assessments.

1. The Commission shall adopt such regulations as are necessary relating to the environmental review required by the Safe Drinking ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.300

Short title. NRS 445A.300 to 445A.730, inclusive, may be cited as the Nevada Water Pollution Control Law. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.305

Legislative declaration.

1. The Legislature finds that pollution of water in this state:

(a) Adversely affects public health and welfare;

(b) Is harmful to wildlife, fish and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.310

Definitions. As used in NRS 445A.300 to 445A.730, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 445A.315 to 445A.420, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.315

“Administrator” defined. “Administrator” means the Executive Head of the Division. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.320

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the State Environmental Commission. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.325

“Contaminant” defined. “Contaminant” means any physical, chemical, biological or radiological substance or matter which is added to water. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.330

“Department” defined. “Department” means the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.335

“Diffuse source” defined. “Diffuse source” means any source of water pollution which is diffused to the extent that it is not readily discernible and cannot be confined to a discrete ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.340

“Director” defined. “Director” means the Director of the Department or his designee. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.345

“Discharge” defined. “Discharge” means any addition of a pollutant or pollutants to water. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.350

“Division” defined. “Division” means the Division of Environmental Protection of the Department. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.355

“Effluent limitation” defined. “Effluent limitation” means any applicable state and federal water quality standard or limitation which imposes any restriction or prohibition on quantities, rates and concentrations of chemical, physical, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.360

“General permit” defined. “General permit” means a permit issued by the Department pursuant to NRS 445A.475. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.363

“Hazardous waste” defined. “Hazardous waste” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 459.430. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.365

“Individual permit” defined. “Individual permit,” except as otherwise provided in NRS 445A.385, means any permit issued by the Department pursuant to NRS 445A.300 to 445A.730, inclusive, that is not a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.370

“Interstate agency” defined. “Interstate agency” means an agency of two or more states:

1. Established by or pursuant to an agreement or compact approved by the Congress of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.375

“Municipality” defined. “Municipality” means:

1. Any city, town, county, district, association or other public body created by or pursuant to the law of this State and having jurisdiction over ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.380

“Package plant for sewage treatment” defined.

1. “Package plant for sewage treatment” means any plant which:

(a) Consists of units or modules designed for construction, assembly, connection and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.385

“Permit” defined. “Permit” includes a general permit, individual permit or temporary permit. The term does not include a permit issued pursuant to NRS 445A.615 or 445A.625. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.390

“Person” defined. “Person” includes the United States, to the extent authorized by federal law, the State or any agency or institution thereof, any municipality or other political subdivision of this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.395

“Point source” defined. “Point source” means any discernible, confined and discrete conveyance, including but not limited to any pipe, ditch, channel, tunnel, conduit, well, discrete fissure, container, rolling stock, concentrated ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.400

“Pollutant” defined. “Pollutant”:

1. Means dredged soil, solid waste, incinerator residue, sewage, garbage, sewage sludge, munitions, chemical wastes, biological materials, radioactive materials, heat, wrecked or discarded equipment, rock, sand, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.405

“Pollution” defined. “Pollution” means the man-made or man-induced alteration of the chemical, physical, biological and radiological integrity of water. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.410

“Treatment works” defined. “Treatment works” means:

1. Any devices and systems used in the storage, treatment, recycling and reclamation of municipal sewage or industrial wastes of a liquid nature, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.415

“Waters of the State” defined. “Waters of the State” means all waters situated wholly or partly within or bordering upon this State, including but not limited to:

1. All ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.420

“Water quality standard” defined. “Water quality standard” means the degree of pollution of water or the physical, chemical or biological condition of water, as expressed numerically or descriptively, used for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.425

Powers and duties of Commission.

1. Except as specifically provided in NRS 445A.625 to 445A.645, inclusive, the Commission shall:

(a) Adopt regulations carrying out the provisions of NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.427

Analysis to detect hazardous waste or regulated substance to be performed by certified laboratory; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, any analysis performed to detect the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.428

Commission to provide standards for certification of laboratories for analysis of water; certified laboratory required to perform certain analyses; evaluation.

1. The Commission shall provide by regulation standards for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.430

Fees: Establishment by Commission; disposition.

1. The Commission shall prescribe a schedule of reasonable fees for applications for permits under the provisions of NRS 445A.465 to 445A.510, inclusive, to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.435

Notice of hearing on regulation which provides standard of water quality or discharge of waste. If a regulation which is to be considered by the Commission provides a standard of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.440

Department designated as State Water Pollution Control Agency. The Department is:

1. Designated as the State Water Pollution Control Agency for this State for all purposes of federal water ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.445

Duties of Director. The Director shall:

1. Administer and enforce the provisions of NRS 445A.300 to 445A.730, inclusive, all regulations adopted by the Commission, and all orders and permits ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.450

Powers of Director. The Director may:

1. Perform any acts consistent with the requirements of state and federal legislation concerning the control of the injection of fluids through a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.455

Disqualification of Director; exception.

1. The Director shall not be a person who receives or has during the previous 2 years received a significant portion of his income, as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.460

Administrator: Qualifications; disqualification; exception.

1. The Administrator shall be selected with special reference to his training, experience, capacity and interest in the field of environmental protection and ability to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.465

Injection of fluids through well or discharge of pollutant without permit prohibited; regulations.

1. Except as authorized by a permit issued by the Department pursuant to the provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.470

Restrictions on regulation concerning injection of fluid through well or permit issued for injections. Any regulation concerning injections of fluids through a well or any permit issued for the purpose ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.475

Permits: Issuance of general permits. A general permit may be issued for a category of discharges or injections of fluids through a well which:

1. Corresponds with an existing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.480

Permits: Authority of Department to require individual permit.

1. The Department may require the holder of a general permit to apply for and obtain an individual permit.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.485

Permits: Issuance of temporary permits. The Department may issue a temporary permit for the discharge of pollutants or the injection of fluids through a well. The permit is valid for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.490

Permits: Issuance prohibited in certain cases. No permit may be issued which authorizes any discharge or injection of fluids through a well into any waters of the State:

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.495

Permits: Term; renewal. The Department may issue permits for fixed terms not to exceed 5 years, but a permit to operate a package plant for sewage treatment must be reviewed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.500

Permits: Conditions; notice of application.

1. Each permit issued by the Department must ensure compliance with the following factors whenever applicable to the discharge or the injection of fluids ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.505

Permits: Report by holder of permit of new or increased discharges; reapplication.

1. A holder of a permit for a publicly owned treatment works shall notify and supply the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.510

Permits: Collection of fee. In accordance with the schedule of fees prescribed by the Commission, the Department shall charge each applicant a fee for an application for a permit. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.515

Compliance with conditions of permit required. If any discharge does not comply with the provisions of NRS 445A.500 and 445A.505, the Department shall require the permit holder to take specific ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.520

Standards of water quality.

1. The Commission shall establish water quality standards at a level designed to protect and ensure a continuation of the designated beneficial use or uses ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.525

Effluent limitations: Establishment; enforcement.

1. Effluent limitations shall be established and enforced for point sources, including publicly owned treatment works, which require the application of the best practicable control ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.530

Effluent limitations: Additional limitations. If more stringent limitations are needed, including those necessary to meet water quality standards, treatment standards or schedules of compliance established pursuant to the laws of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.535

Package plant for sewage treatment: Exemption from provisions of NRS 445A.540 to 445A.560, inclusive. Any public utility subject to the jurisdiction of the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada which is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.540

Package plant for sewage treatment: Conditions for issuing permit. A permit to discharge water from a package plant for sewage treatment may not be issued unless all of the following ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.545

Package plant for sewage treatment: Assessment lien. No lien for the assessments provided by the covenants, conditions and restrictions described in NRS 445A.540 is binding upon the property until the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.550

Package plant for sewage treatment: Deposit and expenditure of proceeds of assessments; refund of surplus.

1. The proceeds of any assessments upon lots or parcels must be deposited with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.555

Package plant for sewage treatment: Remedy for violation of conditions of permit; assumption of control of plant by local governing body.

1. If the Department has found that any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.560

Package plant for sewage treatment: Regulation by local governing body. No provision of this chapter prevents:

1. A local governing body or a health district from imposing its own ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.565

Protection of surface waters of higher quality; treatment of and control over discharges constituting new or increased sources of pollution.

1. Any surface waters of the State whose quality ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.570

Controls for diffuse sources: Conditions; delegation of administration to county or city.

1. The Commission may prescribe controls for diffuse sources as follows:

(a) To any diffuse source ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.575

Unlawful discharge of radiological, chemical or biological warfare agent or high-level radioactive waste. It is unlawful to discharge any radiological, chemical or biological warfare agent or high-level radioactive waste into ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.580

Continuing planning process. The Department shall establish a continuing planning process consistent with all applicable federal requirements which results in plans for all waters of the State and includes:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.585

Permit required for construction of treatment works. A person shall not begin the construction of any treatment works without a permit issued by the Department. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.590

Permits: Notice of application.

1. The Department shall notify each interested person and appropriate governmental agency of each complete application for a permit, and shall provide them an opportunity ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.595

Permits: Request for public hearing on application; notice of hearing. The Commission shall provide by regulation:

1. An opportunity for each permit applicant, interested agency, city, county or irrigation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.600

Revocation, modification or suspension of permits: Grounds; effective date; petition for modification.

1. Any permit issued under NRS 445A.495 to 445A.510, inclusive, may be revoked, modified or suspended in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.605

Appeals to Commission: Appealable matters; action by Commission.

1. Any person aggrieved by:

(a) The issuance, denial, renewal, suspension or revocation of a permit; or

(b) The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.610

Appeals to Commission: Hearings.

1. Within 20 days after receipt of the notice of appeal provided for in NRS 445A.605, the Commission shall hold a hearing.

2. Notice ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.615

Issuance of permit for Department of Wildlife to kill fish through use of toxicants.

1. The Director may issue a permit to the Department of Wildlife to kill fish ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.620

Certification of applicant if federal license or permit required.

1. The Director may grant, deny or waive, in compliance with regulations prescribed by the Commission, certification of an applicant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.625

Radioactive and hazardous wastes: Permit to discharge, deposit, generate or dispose of required. The Department may issue, pursuant to NRS 445A.630, 445A.635 and 445A.640, a written permit to an applicant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.630

Radioactive and hazardous wastes: Conditions of permit.

1. The Department may include in any permit issued pursuant to NRS 445A.625, such reasonable terms and conditions as are from time ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.635

Radioactive and hazardous wastes: Bond for compliance with permit. The permit holder shall, as a condition of receiving a permit, deposit with the State Treasurer a bond, with or without ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.640

Radioactive and hazardous wastes: Permit does not relieve holder of any legal duty or liability. No permit issued pursuant to NRS 445A.625 relieves any person of any duty or liability ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.645

Radioactive and hazardous wastes: Violations; penalties.

1. Any person who violates the provisions of NRS 445A.625 to 445A.645, inclusive, or the terms and conditions specified in a permit issued ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.650

Municipality may recover cost of sewage treatment and refuse to receive wastes. Any municipality may, with respect to any sewage collection, treatment or disposal facilities or projects:

1. Provide ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.655

Entry and inspection of premises. To enforce the provisions of NRS 445A.300 to 445A.730, inclusive, or any regulation, order or permit issued thereunder, the Director or authorized representative of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.660

Observation, recording and reporting of discharges. The Commission may by regulation, and the Department may by order or permit, require any person injecting or causing an injection of fluids through ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.665

Public access to information; disclosure of confidential information.

1. Any records, reports or information obtained under NRS 445A.300 to 445A.730, inclusive, must be available to the public for inspection ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.670

Attorney General to serve as legal counsel. The Attorney General shall serve as legal counsel for the Commission and the Department and shall, at the request of the Director, assist ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.675

Violations: Remedies and sanctions; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 445A.707, if the Director finds that any person is engaged or is about to engage in any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.680

Violations: Provisions concerning surface waters of higher quality and diffuse sources; remedies; exception. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 445A.707, if the Director finds that any person is engaged or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.685

Violations: Specific remedies do not impair other rights. No remedy or sanction provided for in NRS 445A.300 to 445A.730, inclusive, impairs any right which the Director or any person has ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.690

Violations: Compliance orders; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 445A.707, if the Director finds that any person is engaged or is about to engage in any act ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.695

Violations: Injunctive relief; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 445A.707, the Director may seek injunctive relief in the appropriate court to prevent the continuance or occurrence of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.700

Violations: Civil penalties.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 445C.010 to 445C.120, inclusive, a person who violates or aids or abets in the violation of any provision of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.705

Violations: Criminal penalties.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 445A.710 or unless a greater penalty is prescribed by NRS 459.600, a person who intentionally or with criminal negligence ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.707

Director to conduct independent investigation before determining whether to take certain corrective actions; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, before determining whether to issue an order, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.710

Furnishing false information or tampering with device unlawful; penalties.

1. Any person who knowingly makes any false statement, representation, or certification in any application, record, report, plan or other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.715

Procedure for administrative hearing. Hearings initiated pursuant to NRS 445A.300 to 445A.730, inclusive, shall be held before the Commission and comply with the provisions of such rules and regulations as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.720

Final authority concerning prevention, abatement and control of water pollution. The Department has the final authority in the administration of water pollution prevention, abatement and control. No other department or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.725

Provisions of title 48 of NRS unaffected. Nothing in NRS 445A.300 to 445A.730, inclusive, shall be construed to amend, modify or supersede the provisions of title 48 of NRS or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.730

Effective date of regulations and standards. All rules, regulations and standards promulgated by the State Commission of Environmental Protection and the State Board of Health pertaining to water pollution control ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.800

Declaration of state policy. It is the policy of this state to provide for water which is safe for drinking and other domestic purposes and thereby promote the public health ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.805

Definitions. As used in NRS 445A.800 to 445A.955, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 445A.807 to 445A.850, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.807

“Capability” defined. “Capability” has the meaning ascribed to the term “capacity” in 43 U.S.C. §§ 300g-9 and 300j-12. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.808

“Community water system” defined. “Community water system” means a public water system that:

1. Has at least 15 service connections used by year-round residents of the area served by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.810

“Contaminant” defined. “Contaminant” means any physical, chemical, biological, radiological or other substance which can cause or transmit infectious disease, chemical poisoning, chronic disease or other impairment to man. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.815

“Federal Act” defined. “Federal Act” means the Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 300f et seq., as amended. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.817

“Financial capability” defined. “Financial capability” means the ability of a public water system to:

1. Pay the costs related to maintenance, operations, depreciation and capital expenses;

2. Maintain ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.820

“Health authority” defined. “Health authority” means the officers and agents of the Health Division or the officers and agents of the local boards of health. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.825

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.827

“Managerial capability” defined. “Managerial capability” means the ability of a public water system to conduct its administrative affairs in a manner that ensures compliance with all applicable standards based on:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.828

“Noncommunity water system” defined. “Noncommunity water system” means a public water system that is not a community water system. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.829

“Nontransient water system” defined. “Nontransient water system” means a noncommunity water system that regularly serves at least 25 of the same persons for more than 6 months per year. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.830

“Operator” defined. “Operator” means a person regularly in charge of the day-to-day operations of a public water system. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.835

“Person” defined. “Person” includes the State of Nevada, any political subdivision of this or another state, and any agency of the United States. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.838

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.840

“Public water system” defined. “Public water system” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 445A.235. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.843

“Service connection” defined.

1. “Service connection” means:

(a) The point of connection between a public water system and the system used by a customer of the public water ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.845

“Supplier of water” defined. “Supplier of water” means a person who owns, controls or operates a public water system. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.847

“Technical capability” defined. “Technical capability” means the ability of a public water system to:

1. Obtain an adequate and reliable source of water that is necessary to provide the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.848

“Transient water system” defined. “Transient water system” means a noncommunity water system that does not regularly serve at least 25 of the same persons for more than 6 months per ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.850

“Water system” defined. “Water system” means any privately owned public water system which serves at least 15 service connections that are used by residents throughout the year or regularly serves ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.855

State Board of Health: Adoption of primary and secondary standards of drinking water. The State Board of Health shall adopt by regulation:

1. Primary drinking water standards which prescribe ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.860

State Board of Health: Adoption of regulations. In addition to the regulations required to be adopted pursuant to NRS 445A.880, the State Board of Health:

1. Shall adopt regulations ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.863

Certification of laboratories for analysis of water; requirements for performance of certain analyses.

1. The State Board of Health shall provide by regulation standards for the certification of laboratories ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.865

State Board of Health: Contracts; assistance; hearings; subpoenas. To carry out the provisions and purposes of NRS 445A.800 to 445A.955, inclusive, the State Board of Health may:

1. Through ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.870

Advisory Board Regarding Certification of Operators: Appointment; membership; compensation of members.

1. The State Board of Health may appoint an Advisory Board to act in an advisory capacity in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.875

Certification of operators: Requirement; exception; operation of multiple systems; presence of operator on site.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a person shall not act as an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.880

Certification of operators: Regulations; fees; examination; exemption from examination.

1. The State Board of Health shall adopt regulations to establish:

(a) A system of classification of operators of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.885

Systems constructed after June 30, 1991: Requirements for permit.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, no water system which is constructed on or after July 1, 1991, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.890

Systems constructed after June 30, 1991: Preliminary requests for comments. Before making the finding specified in NRS 445A.910 and before making the determinations specified in NRS 244.3655, 268.4102 and 445A.895, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.895

Systems constructed after June 30, 1991: Conditions for issuance of permit. A permit to operate a water system may not be issued pursuant to NRS 445A.885 unless all the following ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.900

Systems constructed after June 30, 1991: Prerequisites to liens for assessments. No lien for the assessments provided by the covenants, conditions and restrictions described in NRS 445A.895 is binding upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.905

Systems constructed after June 30, 1991: Disposition of proceeds of assessments.

1. The proceeds of any assessments upon lots or parcels must be deposited with the treasurer of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.910

Systems constructed after June 30, 1991: Assumption of control by local governing body.

1. If the State Board of Health has found that any of the conditions of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.915

Systems constructed after June 30, 1991: Effect of provisions. The provisions of NRS 445A.885 to 445A.915, inclusive, do not prevent:

1. A local governing body or a health district ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.920

Review and approval of plans and specifications by health authority.

1. Except as provided in subsection 2, plans and specifications for any substantial addition to or alteration of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.925

Duties of State Health Officer and health authorities: Enforcement; investigations and inspections.

1. The State Health Officer and health authorities shall:

(a) Enforce the provisions of NRS 445A.800 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.930

Imminent hazard; issuance and review of emergency order; public warning.

1. An imminent hazard exists if the State Health Officer, after consulting with the health authority and the supplier ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.935

Variance or exemption from regulation of Board: Application; notice and hearing; participation of Public Utilities Commission of Nevada.

1. A supplier of water may apply to the State Board ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.940

Notification to local board of health and user of water system by supplier of water.

1. A supplier of water shall immediately notify the appropriate local board or boards ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.945

Injunctions.

1. A health authority may apply to a court of competent jurisdiction to enjoin the continuance or occurrence of any act or practice which violates the provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.950

Civil penalty; administrative fine.

1. Any supplier of water who:

(a) Violates any standard established pursuant to NRS 445A.855;

(b) Violates or fails to comply with an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445A.955

Criminal penalty. Any person who violates the provisions of NRS 445A.800 to 445A.955, inclusive, or any regulation adopted by the State Board of Health pursuant to those provisions is guilty ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.100

Declaration of public policy.

1. It is the public policy of the State of Nevada and the purpose of NRS 445B.100 to 445B.640, inclusive, to achieve and maintain levels ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.105

Definitions. As used in NRS 445B.100 to 445B.640, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 445B.110 to 445B.155, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.110

“Air contaminant” defined. “Air contaminant” means any substance discharged into the atmosphere except water vapor and water droplets. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.115

“Air pollution” defined. “Air pollution” means the presence in the outdoor atmosphere of one or more air contaminants or any combination thereof in such quantity and duration as may tend ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.120

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the State Environmental Commission. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.125

“Department” defined. “Department” means the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.130

“Director” defined. “Director” means the Director of the Department or his designee or person designated by or pursuant to a county or city ordinance or regional agreement or regulation to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.135

“Federal Act” defined. “Federal Act” means the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. §§ 7401 et seq.), which includes the Clean Air Act of 1963 (P.L. 88-206) and amendments made by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.140

“Hazardous air pollutant” defined. “Hazardous air pollutant” means a substance designated as such by the Commission pursuant to NRS 445B.210. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.145

“Operating permit” defined. “Operating permit” means a permit signed and issued by the Director approving, with conditions, the construction and operation of a source of any air contaminant. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.150

“Person” defined. “Person” includes the State of Nevada, political subdivisions, administrative agencies and public or quasi-public corporations. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.155

“Source” and “indirect source” defined.

1. “Source” means any property, real or personal, which directly emits or may emit any air contaminant.

2. “Indirect source” means any property ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.200

Creation and composition; Chairman; quorum; compensation of members and employees; disqualification; technical support.

1. The State Environmental Commission is hereby created within the State Department of Conservation and Natural ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.205

Department designated as State Air Pollution Control Agency. The Department is:

1. Designated as the Air Pollution Control Agency of the State for the purposes of the Federal Act ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.210

Powers of Commission. The Commission may:

1. Subject to the provisions of NRS 445B.215, adopt regulations consistent with the general intent and purposes of NRS 445B.100 to 445B.640, inclusive, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.215

Notice of public hearing on regulations of Commission. Notice of the public hearing on a regulation which is to be considered by the Commission must be given by at least ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.220

Additional powers of Commission. In carrying out the purposes of NRS 445B.100 to 445B.640, inclusive, the Commission, in addition to any other action which may be necessary or appropriate to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.225

Power of Commission to require testing of sources. The Commission may require the monitoring or source tests of existing or new stationary sources which can emit an air contaminant. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.230

Powers and duties of Department. The Department shall:

1. Make such determinations and issue such orders as may be necessary to implement the purposes of NRS 445B.100 to 445B.640, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.235

Additional powers of Department. In carrying out the purposes of NRS 445B.100 to 445B.640, inclusive, the Department may, if it considers it necessary or appropriate:

1. Cooperate with appropriate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.240

Power of representatives of Department to enter and inspect premises.

1. Any duly authorized officer, employee or representative of the Department may enter and inspect any property, premises or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.245

Power of Department to perform or require test of emissions from stacks. The Department may perform a stack source emission test or require the source owner or operator to have ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.275

Creation; members; terms.

1. The governing body of any district, county or city authorized to operate an air pollution control program pursuant to NRS 445B.100 to 445B.640, inclusive, may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.280

Attendance of witnesses at hearing; contempt; compensation.

1. The district court in and for the county in which any hearing is being conducted may compel the attendance of witnesses, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.300

Operating permit for source of air contaminant; notice and approval of proposed construction; administrative fees; failure of Commission or Department to act.

1. The Commission shall by regulation:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.310

Limitations on enforcement of federal and state regulations concerning indirect sources.

1. If any federal regulations relating to indirect sources become effective after January 17, 1977, the authority of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.320

Approval of plans and specifications required before construction or alteration of structure.

1. The Commission shall require, with respect to all sources of air contaminant, including indirect sources, that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.330

Notice of regulatory action: Requirement; method; contents of notice. When the Department takes any regulatory action, under the provisions of NRS 445B.100 to 445B.640, inclusive, or under any rule, regulation, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.340

Appeals to Commission: Notice of appeal. A party aggrieved may file notice of appeal with the Commission within 10 days after the date of notice of action of the Department, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.350

Appeals to Commission: Hearings.

1. Within 20 days after receipt of the notice of appeal provided for in NRS 445B.340, the Commission shall hold a hearing.

2. Notice ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.360

Appeals to Commission: Appealable matters; action by Commission; regulations.

1. Any person aggrieved by:

(a) The issuance, denial, renewal, modification, suspension or revocation of an operating permit; or

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.400

Conditions and criteria for granting variance; power to revoke.

1. The owner or operator of a source of air contaminant or a person who desires to establish such a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.410

Renewal; protest and hearing on application for renewal.

1. A variance may be renewed only under circumstances and upon conditions which would justify its original granting.

2. Application ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.420

Limitations on duration; annual review.

1. The following limitations of duration apply to all variances:

(a) If the variance is granted because no practical means is known or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.430

Granting and renewal discretionary. No applicant is entitled to the granting or renewal of a variance as of right. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.450

Notice and order by Director; hearing; alternative procedures.

1. Whenever the Director believes that a statute or regulation for the prevention, abatement or control of air pollution has been ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.460

Injunctive relief.

1. If, in the judgment of the Director, any person is engaged in or is about to engage in any act or practice which constitutes or will ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.470

Prohibited acts; penalty; establishment of violation; request for prosecution.

1. A person shall not knowingly:

(a) Violate any applicable provision, the terms or conditions of any permit or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.500

Establishment and administration of program; contents of program; designation of air pollution control agency of county for purposes of federal act; powers and duties of local air pollution control board; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.503

Local air pollution control board in county whose population is 400,000 or more: Cooperation with regional planning coalition and regional transportation commission; prerequisites to adoption or amendment of plan, policy ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.505

Requirements for enacting ordinance or adopting regulation establishing fuel standards for mobile sources of air contaminants: Determination of cost effectiveness and feasibility; public meeting. Before a district board of health, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.508

Reduction or mitigation of increases in emissions; air pollution credits.

1. In a county whose population is 400,000 or more, a district board of health, county board of health ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.510

Commission may require program for designated area.

1. If the Commission finds that:

(a) The location, character or extent of particular concentrations of population or sources of air ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.520

Commission may establish or supersede county program.

1. If a county required to establish or participate in an air pollution control program fails to do so, or if the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.530

Commission may assume jurisdiction over specific classes of air contaminants.

1. If the Commission finds that the control of a particular class of sources of air contaminant because of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.540

Restoration of superseded local program; continuation of existing local program.

1. A county or area whose local jurisdiction over air pollution control has been superseded may establish or restore ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.560

Plan or procedure for emergency.

1. The Commission may provide by rules and regulations for alert, warning, and emergency standards and abatement procedures relative to air pollution episodes or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.570

Confidentiality and use of information obtained by Department; penalty.

1. Any information which the Department obtains in the course of the performance of its duties pursuant to the provisions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.580

Officer of Department may inspect or search premises; search warrant.

1. It is a condition of the issuance of any operating permit required by the Commission or pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.590

Account for the Management of Air Quality: Creation and administration; use; interest; payment of claims.

1. The Account for the Management of Air Quality is hereby created in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.595

Governmental sources of air contaminants to comply with state and local provisions regarding air pollution; permit to set fire for training purposes; planning and zoning agencies to consider effects on ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.600

Private rights and remedies not affected. NRS 445B.100 to 445B.595, inclusive, does not abridge, limit, impair, create, enlarge or otherwise affect substantively or procedurally the right of any person to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.610

Provisions for transition in administration.

1. All rules, regulations and standards promulgated by the State Commission of Environmental Protection pertaining to air pollution control in force on July 1, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.640

Levy and disposition of administrative fines; additional remedies available; penalty.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4 and NRS 445C.010 to 445C.120, inclusive, any person who violates any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.700

Definitions. As used in NRS 445B.700 to 445B.845, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 445B.705 to 445B.758, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.705

“Approved inspector” defined. “Approved inspector” means a person licensed by the Department of Motor Vehicles to inspect motor vehicles and devices for the control of pollution for an authorized station ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.710

“Authorized inspection station” defined. “Authorized inspection station” means a station licensed by the Department of Motor Vehicles for inspecting motor vehicles and devices for the control of pollution for compliance ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.715

“Authorized maintenance station” defined. “Authorized maintenance station” means a station licensed by the Department of Motor Vehicles for installing, repairing and adjusting devices for the control of pollution to meet ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.720

“Authorized station” defined. “Authorized station” means a station licensed by the Department of Motor Vehicles for inspecting motor vehicles and devices for the control of pollution for compliance with this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.725

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the State Environmental Commission. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.730

“Evidence of compliance” defined. “Evidence of compliance” includes a certificate issued when a motor vehicle has been inspected and:

1. Has the required equipment; or

2. Does not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.735

“Fleet station” defined. “Fleet station” means a facility which is licensed by the Department to conduct inspections of the motor vehicles of qualified owners or lessees. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.737

“Heavy-duty motor vehicle” defined. “Heavy-duty motor vehicle” means, except as otherwise provided in NRS 445B.780, a motor vehicle that has a manufacturer’s gross vehicle weight rating of 8,500 pounds or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.740

“Light-duty motor vehicle” defined. “Light-duty motor vehicle” means a motor vehicle that has a manufacturer’s gross vehicle weight rating of less than 8,500 pounds. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.745

“Motor vehicle” defined. “Motor vehicle” means every self-propelled vehicle in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway except:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.747

“Motor vehicle fuel” defined. “Motor vehicle fuel” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 365.060. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.750

“Passenger car” defined. “Passenger car” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 484.101. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.755

“Pollution control device” defined. “Pollution control device” means any equipment that is installed in a motor vehicle for the primary purpose of limiting emissions from the motor vehicle into the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.757

“Special fuel” defined. “Special fuel” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 366.060. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.758

“Used motor vehicle” defined. “Used motor vehicle” means a motor vehicle that has been registered for not less than 2 years with:

1. The Department of Motor Vehicles;

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.759

Inapplicability to military tactical vehicles.

1. The provisions of NRS 445B.700 to 445B.845, inclusive, do not apply to military tactical vehicles.

2. As used in this section, “military ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.760

Authority of Commission to prescribe standards for emissions from mobile internal combustion engines; trimobiles; standards pertaining to motor vehicles to be approved by Department of Motor Vehicles.

1. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.765

Information concerning program for control of emissions from motor vehicles: Collection, interpretation and correlation; public inspection.

1. The Commission, in cooperation with the Department of Motor Vehicles, shall adopt ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.770

Regulations of Commission: Control of emissions from motor vehicles; program for inspection and testing of motor vehicles.

1. In any county whose population is 100,000 or more, the Commission ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.775

Regulations of Commission: Requirements for licensing of stations by Department of Motor Vehicles. The regulations adopted pursuant to NRS 445B.770 must establish requirements by which the Department of Motor Vehicles ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.776

Application for license must include social security number. [Expires by limitation on the date of the repeal of the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.777

Payment of child support: Statement by applicant for license; grounds for denial of license; duty of Department of Motor Vehicles. [Expires by limitation on the date of the repeal of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.778

Suspension of license for failure to pay child support or comply with certain subpoenas or warrants; reinstatement of license. [Expires by limitation on the date of the repeal of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.780

Program for regulation of emissions from heavy-duty motor vehicles; equipment used to measure emissions; waiver from requirements of program.

1. The Commission shall, by regulation, establish a program for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.785

Regulations of Department of Motor Vehicles: Licensing of stations; performance of inspection and issuance of evidence of compliance; diagnostic equipment; fee, bond or insurance; informational pamphlet; distribution.

1. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.790

Regulations concerning inspection of stations; grounds for denial, suspension or revocation of license of inspector or station.

1. The Department of Motor Vehicles shall, by regulation, establish procedures for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.795

Compulsory program for control of emissions: Limitations. The authority set forth in NRS 445B.770 providing for a compulsory inspection program is limited as follows:

1. In a county whose ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.798

Authority of Department of Motor Vehicles, in larger counties, to conduct test of emissions from motor vehicle being operated on highway. In a county whose population is 100,000 or more, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.800

Evidence of compliance: Requirements for registration, sale or long-term lease of used vehicles in certain counties.

1. Subject to any applicable limitation of NRS 445B.700 to 445B.815, inclusive, and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.805

Evidence of compliance: Exemptions from requirements. The provisions of NRS 445B.800 do not apply to:

1. Transfer of registration or ownership between:

(a) Husband and wife; or

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.810

State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to provide assistance. In furtherance of the provisions of NRS 445B.700 to 445B.845, inclusive, and the enforcement thereof, the State Department of Conservation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.815

Evidence of compliance: Duty of employees and agents of Department of Motor Vehicles; submission by owner or lessee of fleet.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, persons ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.820

Installation and inspection of pollution control device. Any person may install a motor vehicle pollution control device, but no person who is not employed by an authorized maintenance station, authorized ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.825

Exemption of certain classes of motor vehicles; waiver from provisions of NRS 445B.770 to 445B.815, inclusive.

1. The Commission may provide for exemption from the provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.830

Fees to be paid to Department of Motor Vehicles; Pollution Control Account; expenditure of money in Account; grants; creation and duties of advisory committee; submission and approval of proposed grants.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.832

Surcharge for electronic transmission of information: Authority to impose; inclusion as separate entry on form certifying emission control compliance; definition.

1. If an authorized station or authorized inspection station ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.834

Additional fee for form certifying emission control compliance: Retention of portion of fee by station performing inspection; definition.

1. If the board of county commissioners of a county is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.835

Administrative fine; hearing; additional remedies to compel compliance.

1. The Department of Motor Vehicles may impose an administrative fine, not to exceed $2,500, for a violation of any provision ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.840

Unlawful acts. It is unlawful for any person to:

1. Possess any unauthorized evidence of compliance;

2. Make, issue or use any imitation or counterfeit evidence of compliance;

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445B.845

Criminal penalty; enforcement of provisions by peace officer; mitigation of offense.

1. A violation of any provision of NRS 445B.700 to 445B.845, inclusive, relating to motor vehicles, or any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445C.010

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 445C.020 to 445C.060, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445C.020

“Environmental audit” defined. “Environmental audit” means an examination of the materials or practices at a regulated facility that is conducted by a regulated person or an agent of a regulated ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445C.030

“Environmental requirement” defined. “Environmental requirement” means a requirement contained in NRS 444.440 to 444.645, inclusive, 445A.300 to 445A.730, inclusive, 445B.100 to 445B.640, inclusive, 459.400 to 459.600, inclusive, 459.700 to 459.856, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445C.040

“Regulated facility” defined. “Regulated facility” means an area, building, tank or other facility that is subject to an environmental requirement. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445C.050

“Regulated person” defined. “Regulated person” means the owner or operator of a regulated facility. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445C.060

“Regulatory agency” defined. “Regulatory agency” means:

1. The State Environmental Commission;

2. The State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources or the Division of Environmental Protection of that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445C.070

Mitigating factors considered by court in determining criminal penalty for violation; written agreement regarding environmental audit may be modified; authority of regulatory agency not limited by mitigation of criminal penalty.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445C.080

Presumption that regulated person is not liable for administrative or civil penalty for violation; written agreement concerning environmental audit may be modified; authority of regulatory agency not limited by presumption ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445C.090

Rebuttal of presumption that regulated person is not liable for administrative or civil penalty for violation. The presumption against administrative or civil liability set forth in NRS 445C.080 is rebutted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445C.100

Administrative or civil proceedings for violation: Burdens of proof. In an administrative or civil proceeding for a violation of an environmental requirement:

1. A regulated person who claims to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445C.110

Environmental audit: Privileged; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, an environmental audit conducted pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed privileged and is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 445C.120

Regulations; court or administrative hearing officer not to consider failure to conduct environmental audit in determining liability for violation.

1. A regulatory agency may adopt regulations to carry out ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.017

“Food” defined. “Food” means any food, drink, confection or beverage, or any component in the preparation or manufacture thereof, intended for ultimate human consumption, stored, being prepared or manufactured, displayed, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.020

“Food establishment” defined.

1. Except as otherwise limited by subsection 2, “food establishment” means any place, structure, premises, vehicle or vessel, or any part thereof, in which any food ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.030

“Food handler” defined.

1. “Food handler” means any person employed in or operating a food establishment, whether that person is an employer, employee or other natural person, who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.035

“Food processing establishment” defined. “Food processing establishment” means a commercial establishment in which food is processed or otherwise prepared and packaged for human consumption. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.050

“Health authority” defined. “Health authority” means the officers and agents of the Health Division of the Department of Human Resources, or the officers and agents of the local boards of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.053

“Misbranded” defined. “Misbranded” means the presence of any written, printed or graphic matter, upon or accompanying food or containers of food, which is false or misleading or which violates any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.057

“Potentially hazardous food” defined. “Potentially hazardous food” has the meaning ascribed to it in subpart 1-201 of the 1999 edition of the Food Code published by the Food and Drug ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.067

“Temporary food establishment” defined. “Temporary food establishment” means any food establishment which operates at a fixed location for a temporary period of time, not to exceed 2 weeks, in connection ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.069

“Wholesome” defined. “Wholesome” means in sound condition, clean, free from adulteration, and otherwise suitable for use as human food. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.841

Use of sawdust on floors in retail meat, poultry and fish markets. A food establishment engaged in the cutting and packaging of meat, poultry or fish for retail sale may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.842

Food establishments which sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on premises required to post signs concerning birth defects; exception.

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.846

Certain employees of food establishments required to wear hair net or other suitable covering to confine hair. The State Board of Health shall adopt reasonable rules and regulations requiring that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.865

Compliance with chapter; powers of health authority. A temporary food establishment shall comply with all the provisions of this chapter which are applicable to its operation. The health authority may:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.870

Prohibited acts: Operation of food establishment without valid permit issued by health authority; sale, offer or display for consideration of food prepared in private home without valid permit issued by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.875

Issuance of permit.

1. Any person desiring to operate a food establishment must make written application for a permit on forms provided by the health authority. The application must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.877

City or county business license must not be issued until permit issued by health authority. No license under any license ordinance of city, county or other licensing authority shall be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.880

Suspension or revocation of permit; reinstatement of suspended permit; hearing.

1. Permits issued under the provisions of this chapter may be suspended temporarily by the health authority for failure ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.883

Revocation of city or county business license if permit issued by health authority revoked.

1. A license to operate a food establishment issued by any licensing authority to a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.885

Inspection of food establishment.

1. At least once every year, the health authority shall inspect each food establishment located in the State.

2. He shall make as many ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.890

Access to food establishment; form for inspection report.

1. The health authority, after he has properly identified himself, must be permitted to enter, at any reasonable time, any food ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.895

Issuance of notice. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3 of NRS 446.880, whenever the health authority makes an inspection of a food establishment and discovers that any of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.900

Service of notice. Notices provided for in NRS 446.895 shall be deemed to have been properly served when the original of the inspection report form or other notice has been ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.920

Examination and condemnation of food.

1. Food may be examined or sampled by the health authority as often as may be necessary to determine freedom from adulteration or misbranding. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.925

Food establishment outside jurisdiction of health authority. Food from food establishments outside the jurisdiction of the health authority of the State of Nevada may be sold within the State of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.930

Review of plan for construction or remodeling of food establishment. If, after April 18, 1963, a food establishment is constructed or extensively remodeled, or if an existing structure is converted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.935

Procedure if infection of food handler is suspected.

1. When the health authority has reasonable cause to suspect the possibility of disease transmission from any food handler of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.940

Enforcement.

1. Except as provided in subsection 2, this chapter must be enforced by the health authority in accordance with regulations hereby authorized to be adopted by the State ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.941

Inapplicability of certain regulations to child care facilities with limited menus.

1. Any regulation adopted by the State Board of Health or a local board of health pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.943

Prosecution by district attorney. The district attorney of each county shall prosecute any person who violates any provision of this chapter or any provision of the regulations of the State ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 446.945

Penalties. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor. In addition thereto, such persons may be enjoined from continuing such violations. Each ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.003

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 447.007 and 447.010 have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.007

“Health authority” defined. “Health authority” means:

1. The officers and agents of the Health Division of the Department of Human Resources; or

2. The officers and agents of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.010

“Hotel” defined. “Hotel” means every building or structure kept as, used as, maintained as, or held out to the public to be, a place where sleeping or rooming accommodations are ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.020

Cleanliness of bedding; worn out and unfit bedding.

1. All bedding, bedclothes or bed covering, including mattresses, quilts, blankets, sheets, pillows or comforters, used in any hotel in this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.030

Extermination of vermin. Any room in any hotel in this state which is or shall be infested with vermin or bedbugs or similar things shall be thoroughly fumigated, disinfected and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.040

Cleanliness of rooms used for sleeping. Every room in any hotel in this state used for sleeping purposes must be free from any and every kind of dirt or filth ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.045

Hotel required to be kept in sanitary condition.

1. Toilet rooms and bathrooms, including toilets, bathing and lavatory facilities, in hotels shall be kept clean and sanitary.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.050

Certain areas of hotel prohibited from use as quarters for living or sleeping. It is unlawful for any person to use, or to permit another person to use, any of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.060

Ventilation of rooms. Every room in any hotel used for sleeping purposes shall have devices, such as a window or transom, so constructed as to allow for the proper and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.070

Windows and outside doors to be equipped with screens. Windows and outside doors shall be screened against flies and mosquitoes. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.080

Air space, floor area and ceiling height of rooms. No room for sleeping purposes shall have less than 500 cubic feet of air space for each occupant. The floor area ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.090

Amount of bedding required; furnishing clean sheets and pillow slips; size of sheets.

1. Every bed kept or used in any hotel in this state for the accommodation of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.100

Fumigation of room after occupation by person having contagious or infectious disease. Whenever any room in any hotel shall have been occupied by any person having a contagious or infectious ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.110

Facilities for bathing.

1. In every hotel in existence prior to October 1, 1945, at least one bathtub or shower shall be installed in a separate compartment on a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.120

Towels to be furnished.

1. Every hotel within this state having a public washstand or washbowl, where different persons gather to wash themselves, must keep a sufficient supply of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.130

Toilets required in hotels or other establishments for transient lodging: Number; facilities for washing hands.

1. In every hotel or any other type of transient lodging establishment without private ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.135

Entrance to corridor leading to toilet facility to be marked with sign that conforms to requirements of Americans with Disabilities Act and includes features for use by visually impaired persons; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.140

Ventilation of room containing water closet, bathtub or shower.

1. In every hotel built after July 1, 1957, any room in which a water closet, bathtub or shower is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.145

Systems for heating and ventilating hotels or other establishments for transient lodging.

1. In every hotel and any other type of transient lodging establishment, the heating and ventilating systems ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.150

Exemption from requirement for number of water closets, bathtubs or showers in certain hotels.

1. The health authority may exempt any hotel built prior to October 1, 1945, from ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.160

Disposal of sewage; disinfection of toilets.

1. Every hotel in this state must have proper facilities for sewage disposal and must be kept free from effluvia arising from any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.170

Supply of water; plumbing. Every hotel shall be provided with a safe, sanitary water supply and there shall be no cross connection between the water system and the sewage collecting ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.180

Disposal of garbage and rubbish. Every hotel shall have sanitary facilities for the storage and disposal of garbage, and no garbage or rubbish shall be permitted to accumulate and be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.185

Regulation of construction or reconstruction of hotel or other establishment for transient lodging. The reconstruction of existing hotels, including all types of transient lodging establishments, and the construction of new ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.190

Enforcement of chapter by health authority; records. The health authority is charged with the enforcement of this chapter. He shall keep a record of hotels inspected, and the record or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.200

Access for inspection of hotel. The health authority shall have access at any time to any hotel in this state for the purpose of making inspections and carrying out the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 447.210

Criminal penalty; each day of violation constitutes separate offense.

1. Every proprietor, owner, manager, lessee or other person in charge of any hotel in this state who fails to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.001

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 449.0015 to 449.019, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0015

“Agency to provide nursing in the home” defined. “Agency to provide nursing in the home” means any person or governmental organization which provides in the home, through its employees or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0025

“Board” defined. “Board” means the State Board of Health. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0033

“Facility for hospice care” defined. “Facility for hospice care” means a facility which is operated to provide hospice care. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0038

“Facility for intermediate care” defined. “Facility for intermediate care” means an establishment operated and maintained to provide 24-hour personal and medical supervision, for a person who does not have illness, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.00385

“Facility for modified medical detoxification” defined. “Facility for modified medical detoxification” means a facility that provides 24-hour medical monitoring of treatment and detoxification in a manner which does not require ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.00387

“Facility for refractive laser surgery” defined. “Facility for refractive laser surgery” means a freestanding facility that provides limited medical services for the evaluation of patients with refractive errors of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0039

“Facility for skilled nursing” defined.

1. “Facility for skilled nursing” means an establishment which provides continuous skilled nursing and related care as prescribed by a physician to a patient ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.004

“Facility for the care of adults during the day” defined. “Facility for the care of adults during the day” means an establishment operated and maintained to provide care during the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0045

“Facility for the dependent” defined. “Facility for the dependent” includes a facility for the treatment of abuse of alcohol or drugs, halfway house for recovering alcohol and drug abusers, facility ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.00455

“Facility for the treatment of abuse of alcohol or drugs” defined. “Facility for the treatment of abuse of alcohol or drugs” means any public or private establishment which provides residential ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0046

“Facility for the treatment of irreversible renal disease” defined. “Facility for the treatment of irreversible renal disease” means a facility that is not part of a hospital and which provides ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.008

“Halfway house for recovering alcohol and drug abusers” defined. “Halfway house for recovering alcohol and drug abusers” means a residence that provides housing and a living environment for alcohol and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.009

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0105

“Home for individual residential care” defined. “Home for individual residential care” means a home in which a natural person furnishes food, shelter, assistance and limited supervision, for compensation, to not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0115

“Hospice care” defined.

1. “Hospice care” means a centrally administered program of palliative and supportive services provided by an interdisciplinary team directed by a physician. The program includes the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.012

“Hospital” defined. “Hospital” means an establishment for the diagnosis, care and treatment of human illness, including care available 24 hours each day from persons licensed to practice professional nursing who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.013

“Independent center for emergency medical care” defined. “Independent center for emergency medical care” means a facility, structurally separate and distinct from a hospital, which provides limited services for the treatment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0151

“Medical facility” defined. “Medical facility” includes:

1. A surgical center for ambulatory patients;

2. An obstetric center;

3. An independent center for emergency medical care;

4. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.01515

“Mobile unit” defined.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, “mobile unit” means a motor vehicle that is specially designed, constructed and equipped to provide any of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0153

“Nursing pool” defined. “Nursing pool” means a person or agency which provides for compensation, through its employees or by contractual arrangement with other persons, nursing services to any natural person, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0155

“Obstetric center” defined. “Obstetric center” means a facility that is not part of a hospital and provides services for normal, uncomplicated births. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0157

“Provider of health care” defined. “Provider of health care” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 629.031. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0165

“Psychiatric hospital” defined. “Psychiatric hospital” means a hospital for the diagnosis, care and treatment of mental illness which provides 24-hour residential care. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.017

“Residential facility for groups” defined.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, “residential facility for groups” means an establishment that furnishes food, shelter, assistance and limited supervision to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0175

“Rural clinic” defined. “Rural clinic” means a facility located in an area that is not designated as an urban area by the Bureau of the Census, where medical services are ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0177

“Rural hospital” defined. “Rural hospital” means a hospital with 85 or fewer beds which is:

1. The sole institutional provider of health care located within a county whose population ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.019

“Surgical center for ambulatory patients” defined. “Surgical center for ambulatory patients” means a facility with limited medical services available for diagnosis or treatment of patients by surgery where the patients’ ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.021

Classification of hospitals.

1. A hospital which provides only one or two of the following categories of service:

(a) Medical;

(b) Surgical;

(c) Obstetrical; or

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.026

Misleading name or other designation of facility prohibited. The name, sign, listing or other designation of a medical facility or facility for the dependent must not contain any terms misleading ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.030

License required to operate or maintain facility or to operate program of hospice care.

1. No person, state or local government or agency thereof may operate or maintain in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0305

Businesses that provide referrals to residential facilities for groups: License required; standards and regulations; provision of referrals; prohibited acts; civil penalties.

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.031

Requirements for program of hospice care. No person, state or local government or agency may represent that it provides “hospice care” unless the program of care, either directly or indirectly:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0315

Provision of care by facility for hospice care.

1. A licensed facility for hospice care may provide any of the following levels of care for terminally ill patients:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.032

Admission of dentist to membership on medical staff of hospital. No dentist may be:

1. Automatically admitted to membership on the medical staff of a hospital solely because he ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.034

Physician and nurse required to operate independent center to provide emergency medical care. An independent center to provide emergency medical care shall not be operated unless a physician and registered ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.035

Supervision of facility for skilled nursing or facility for intermediate care.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a facility for skilled nursing or facility for intermediate care ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0355

Supervision of residential facility for groups. A residential facility for groups must not be operated except under the supervision of an administrator of a residential facility for groups licensed pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.0357

Continuing education requirements concerning care of persons with dementia for certain employees of facilities for skilled nursing, facilities for intermediate care and residential facilities for groups.

1. The Board ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.036

Requirements for obstetric center. An obstetric center must:

1. Provide sufficient space for members of the family of the pregnant woman and other persons chosen by the woman to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.037

Adoption of standards, qualifications and other regulations.

1. The Board shall adopt:

(a) Licensing standards for each class of medical facility or facility for the dependent covered by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.038

Regulation of other facilities. The Board may adopt regulations requiring the licensing of a facility other than those required to be licensed pursuant to NRS 449.001 to 449.240, inclusive, if ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.040

Application for license: Filing; contents. Any person, state or local government or agency thereof desiring a license under the provisions of NRS 449.001 to 449.240, inclusive, must file with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.050

Fees; exemption.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, each application for a license must be accompanied by such fee as may be determined by regulation of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.060

Expiration and renewal of license.

1. Each license issued pursuant to NRS 449.001 to 449.240, inclusive, expires on December 31 following its issuance and is renewable for 1 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.063

“Older patient” defined. As used in this section and NRS 449.065 and 449.067, “older patient” means a patient who is 60 years of age or older. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.065

Surety bond required for initial license and renewal of license to operate facility for intermediate care, facility for skilled nursing, residential facility for groups and agency to provide nursing in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.067

Substitute for surety bond required for initial license and renewal of license to operate facility for intermediate care, facility for skilled nursing, residential facility for groups and agency to provide ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.068

Surety bond required for initial license and renewal of license to operate facility for refractive laser surgery.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 449.069, each facility for refractive ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.069

Substitute for surety bond required for initial license and renewal of license to operate facility for refractive laser surgery.

1. As a substitute for the surety bond required pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.070

Facilities exempt from NRS 449.001 to 449.240, inclusive. The provisions of NRS 449.001 to 449.240, inclusive, do not apply to:

1. Any facility conducted by and for the adherents ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.080

License: Issuance; validity; transferability.

1. If, after investigation, the Health Division finds that the:

(a) Applicant is in full compliance with the provisions of NRS 449.001 to 449.240, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.085

License: Form; contents. Each license issued by the Health Division shall be in the form prescribed by the Division and shall contain:

1. The name of the person or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.087

License: Amendment required for addition of certain services.

1. A licensee must obtain the approval of the Health Division to amend his license to operate a facility before the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.091

Provisional license.

1. The Health Division may cancel the license of a medical facility or facility for the dependent and issue a provisional license, effective for a period determined ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.095

Operator of residential facility for groups: Posting of license and rates for services. A person who operates a residential facility for groups shall:

1. Post his license to operate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.140

Money received from licensing of facilities to be deposited in State General Fund; expenditure of state or federal money.

1. Money received from licensing medical facilities and facilities for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.150

Powers of Health Division. The Health Division may:

1. Upon receipt of an application for a license, conduct an investigation into the premises, facilities, qualifications of personnel, methods of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.160

Administrative sanctions: Imposition by Health Division; general grounds for denial, suspension or revocation of license; revocation of license in connection with certain nuisance activities; log of complaints; written report.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.163

Administrative sanctions: Imposition by Health Division; disposition of money collected.

1. If a medical facility or facility for the dependent violates any provision related to its licensure, including any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.165

Administrative sanctions: Regulations of Board. The Board shall adopt regulations establishing the criteria for the imposition of each sanction prescribed by NRS 449.163. These regulations must:

1. Prescribe the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.170

Denial, suspension or revocation of license or imposition of sanctions: Notice; appeal; adoption of regulations.

1. When the Health Division intends to deny, suspend or revoke a license, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.172

Residential facility for groups: Duties of Health Division and operator upon suspension or revocation of license for abuse, neglect or isolation of occupants. If the Health Division suspends or revokes ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.173

Applicability of provisions governing investigation and consequences of criminal history of certain persons. The provisions of NRS 449.176 to 449.188, inclusive, do not apply to any facility for the treatment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.176

Investigation of criminal history of applicant for license to operate certain facility.

1. Each applicant for a license to operate a facility for intermediate care, facility for skilled nursing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.179

Initial and periodic investigations of criminal history of employee or independent contractor of certain agency or facility.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, within 10 days ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.182

Maintenance and availability of certain records regarding employees and independent contractors of certain agencies and facilities. Each agency to provide nursing in the home, facility for intermediate care, facility for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.185

Termination of employment or contract of employee or independent contractor of certain agency or facility who has been convicted of certain crime; liability of agency or facility.

1. Upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.188

Denial, suspension or revocation of license to operate certain facility or agency: Conviction of applicant or licensee of certain crime or continued employment of person convicted of certain crime.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.191

Medical facility not required to allow abortions.

1. A hospital or other medical facility licensed under the provisions of this chapter which is not operated by the State or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.195

Waiver of deductible or copayment; conditions. A medical facility shall not waive a deductible or copayment if:

1. The medical facility is not a preferred provider of health care; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.200

Disclosure of results of inspections of certain facilities. The Health Division shall, upon request, disclose to any person or governmental entity the results of its inspections of facilities for skilled ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.205

Retaliation or discrimination against employee of medical facility who reports or participates in investigation or proceeding relating to sentinel event or certain conduct of physician prohibited; restriction of right prohibited.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.207

Retaliation or discrimination against employee of medical facility who reports or participates in investigation or proceeding relating to sentinel event or certain conduct of physician: Legal recourse of employee. An ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.210

Penalties for unlicensed operation: Medical facility or facility for dependent; residential facility for groups.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsections 2 and 3, a person who operates a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.220

Action to enjoin violations.

1. The Health Division may bring an action in the name of the State to enjoin any person, state or local government unit or agency ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.230

Entry and inspection of building and premises.

1. Any authorized member or employee of the Health Division may enter and inspect any building or premises at any time to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.235

Inspection of medical facility and facility for dependent by Health Division and Aging Services Division. Every medical facility or facility for the dependent may be inspected at any time, with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.240

Institution and conduct of prosecutions. The district attorney of the county in which the facility is located shall, upon application by the Health Division, institute and conduct the prosecution of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.243

Itemized list of charges required; use of Uniform Billing and Claims Forms authorized; contracted rates; summary of charges. Every hospital licensed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 449.001 to 449.240, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.244

Certain costs for examination or treatment of victims of sexual offenses to be charged to county.

1. Any costs incurred by a hospital for:

(a) The examination of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.245

Release of child from hospital; provision of authorization for release and other information to Division of Child and Family Services; disclosure of information; penalty.

1. No hospital licensed under ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.246

Hospital or obstetric center to provide information relating to voluntary acknowledgment or establishment of paternity before discharging unmarried woman who has borne child; regulations.

1. Before discharging an unmarried ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.2465

Persons entitled to results of tests performed at laboratory regarding patient of rural hospital. The following persons are entitled to access the results of tests performed at a licensed laboratory ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.247

Nursing assistants and training of nursing assistants: Powers and duties of Health Division and State Board of Nursing; provision of information to State Board of Nursing.

1. The Health ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.248

Additional services to be provided by agency to provide nursing in home. An agency to provide nursing in the home shall, in addition to skilled nursing, provide at least one ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.2485

Return to dispensing pharmacy of unused prescription drug dispensed to patient of facility for skilled nursing or facility for intermediate care for purpose of reissuing drug to fill other prescriptions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.249

License required for operation of home; application for license; minimal standards for licensing.

1. A person, state or local government or agency thereof shall not operate a home ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.2493

Authority of Health Division and Aging Services Division of Department of Human Resources. The Health Division and the Aging Services Division of the Department of Human Resources may:

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.2496

Penalties for unlicensed operation or maintenance of home.

1. A person who operates or maintains a home for individual residential care without a license issued by the Health Division ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.250

Short title. NRS 449.250 to 449.430, inclusive, may be cited as the Nevada Health Facilities Assistance Act. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.260

Definitions. As used in NRS 449.250 to 449.430, inclusive:

1. “Community mental health center” means a facility providing services for the prevention or diagnosis of mental illness, or care ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.270

State Department to constitute sole agency of State for certain purposes. The State Department shall constitute the sole agency of the State for the purpose of:

1. Inventorying existing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.280

Duties of State Department. In carrying out the purposes of NRS 449.250 to 449.430, inclusive, the State Department is authorized and directed:

1. To require such reports, make such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.300

Inventory of existing health facilities; development of program for construction of facilities. The State Department is authorized and directed to inventory existing health facilities, including public, nonprofit, and proprietary health ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.310

Requirements of program for construction of health facilities. The construction programs must provide, in accordance with NRS 449.250 to 449.430, inclusive, and the regulations thereunder, for adequate health facilities for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.320

Application for federal money; deposit of money.

1. The State Department may apply to the federal agency for federal money to assist in carrying out the surveys, planning and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.340

State Department to prescribe minimum standards; standards to supersede local ordinances and regulations; penalty.

1. The State Department may, by regulation, establish standards for the maintenance and operation of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.360

Application for construction of health facility: Filing; compliance with federal and state requirements.

1. Applications for health facility construction projects for which federal funds are required must be submitted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.370

Application for construction of health facility: Notice and hearing; approval and forwarding.

1. The State Department shall afford to every applicant for assistance for a construction project an opportunity ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.380

Inspection of construction of health facility; certification by State Department. From time to time, the State Department shall inspect each construction project approved by the federal agency and, if the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.390

Authority to receive and distribute federal money; Health Facilities Assistance Fund; deposits, use and controls.

1. The State Department is hereby authorized to receive federal funds in behalf of, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.400

State Public Health Facilities Construction Assistance Fund: Creation; administration.

1. In order to provide state assistance for construction projects for publicly owned general hospitals, hospitals for the chronically ill ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.410

State assistance for construction of certain projects; eligibility of project for assistance.

1. Money in the State Public Health Facilities Construction Assistance Fund must be used to supplement money ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.420

Amount of state assistance: Allocations; payments. Money in the State Public Health Facilities Construction Assistance Fund must be allocated and paid to construction projects on the basis of relative need ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.430

Money from State Public Health Facilities Construction Assistance Fund to be paid in installments. Moneys in the State Public Health Facilities Construction Assistance Fund allocated to a particular approved project ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.450

Definitions. As used in NRS 449.450 to 449.530, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Admitted health insurer” means an insurer authorized to transact health insurance in this state ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.460

Powers of Director. The Director may:

1. Adopt regulations respecting the exercise of the powers conferred by NRS 449.450 to 449.530, inclusive.

2. Hold public hearings, conduct investigations ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.465

Authority of Director to impose fees; maximum amount of fees collected; fee for support of Legislative Committee on Health Care.

1. The Director may, by regulation, impose fees upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.470

Director may use staff or contract for services. In carrying out the duties prescribed by NRS 449.450 to 449.530, inclusive, the Director may utilize his own staff or may contract ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.476

Committee to ensure quality of care: Formation by hospital; general requirements.

1. Each hospital licensed to operate in this state shall form a committee to ensure the quality of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.485

Hospital required to use form for all patients discharged; regulations; hospitals with more than 200 beds to provide information on magnetic tape or by other means.

1. Each hospital ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.490

Financial statements, operating budgets and reports to be filed with Department.

1. Every institution which is subject to the provisions of NRS 449.450 to 449.530, inclusive, shall file with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.500

Director to carry out analyses and studies concerning cost of health care. The Director shall engage in or carry out analyses and studies relating to the cost of health care ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.510

Director to prepare and file summaries, compilations or other reports; public inspection; collection, maintenance, disclosure or publication of contracts or identification of party to contract prohibited.

1. The Director ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.520

Report to Governor and Interim Finance Committee. On or before October 1 of each year, the Director shall prepare and transmit to the Governor and the Interim Finance Committee a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.530

Administrative fine for violation. The Director may impose upon the institutions subject to supervision under NRS 449.450 to 449.530, inclusive, an administrative fine not exceeding $500 per day for each ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.535

Short title; uniformity of application and construction.

1. NRS 449.535 to 449.690, inclusive, may be cited as the Uniform Act on Rights of the Terminally Ill.

2. NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.540

Definitions. As used in NRS 449.535 to 449.690, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 449.550 to 449.590, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.550

“Attending physician” defined. “Attending physician” means the physician who has primary responsibility for the treatment and care of the patient. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.560

“Declaration” defined. “Declaration” means a writing executed in accordance with the requirements of NRS 449.600. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.570

“Life-sustaining treatment” defined. “Life-sustaining treatment” means a medical procedure or intervention that, when administered to a patient, serves only to prolong the process of dying. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.575

“Person” defined. “Person” includes a government or a governmental subdivision or agency. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.581

“Provider of health care” defined. “Provider of health care” means a person who is licensed, certified or otherwise authorized by the law of this state to administer health care in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.585

“Qualified patient” defined. “Qualified patient” means a patient 18 or more years of age who has executed a declaration and who has been determined by the attending physician to be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.590

“Terminal condition” defined. “Terminal condition” means an incurable and irreversible condition that, without the administration of life-sustaining treatment, will, in the opinion of the attending physician, result in death within ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.600

Declaration relating to use of life-sustaining treatment.

1. A person of sound mind and 18 or more years of age may execute at any time a declaration governing the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.610

Form of declaration directing physician to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment. A declaration directing a physician to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment may, but need not, be in the following ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.613

Form of declaration designating another person to decide to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment.

1. A declaration that designates another person to make decisions governing the withholding or withdrawal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.617

Time declaration becomes operative; duty of providers of health care. A declaration becomes operative when it is communicated to the attending physician and the declarant is determined by the attending ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.620

Revocation of declaration; entry of revocation in medical records of declarant.

1. A declarant may revoke a declaration at any time and in any manner, without regard to his ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.622

Recording determination of terminal condition and declaration. Upon determining that a declarant is in a terminal condition, the attending physician who knows of a declaration shall record the determination, and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.624

Treatment of qualified patients; withholding or withdrawal of artificial nutrition and hydration; treatment of pregnant patient.

1. A qualified patient may make decisions regarding life-sustaining treatment so long as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.626

Written consent to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment.

1. If written consent to the withholding or withdrawal of the treatment, attested by two witnesses, is given to the attending ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.628

Transfer of care of declarant. An attending physician or other provider of health care who is unwilling to comply with NRS 449.535 to 449.690, inclusive, shall take all reasonable steps ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.630

Immunity from civil and criminal liability and discipline for unprofessional conduct.

1. A physician or other provider of health care is not subject to civil or criminal liability, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.640

Consideration of declaration and other factors; failure to follow directions of patient.

1. If a patient in a terminal condition has a declaration in effect and becomes comatose or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.645

Assumption of validity of declaration; presumption of intent to use, withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment not created.

1. Unless he has knowledge to the contrary, a physician or other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.650

Death does not constitute suicide or homicide; effect of declaration on policy of insurance; prohibiting or requiring execution of declaration prohibited as condition for insurance or receipt of health care.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.660

Penalties.

1. A physician or other provider of health care who willfully fails to transfer the care of a patient in accordance with NRS 449.628 is guilty of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.670

Actions contrary to reasonable medical standards not required; mercy-killing, assisted suicide or euthanasia not authorized.

1. NRS 449.535 to 449.690, inclusive, do not require a physician or other provider ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.680

Other right or responsibility regarding use of life-sustaining treatment or withholding or withdrawal of medical care not limited. NRS 449.535 to 449.690, inclusive, do not affect the right of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.690

Validity of declaration executed in another state; effect of previously executed instrument.

1. A declaration executed in another state in compliance with the law of that state or of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.700

Facility or home to provide necessary services or arrange for transfer of patient; explanation of need for transfer and alternatives available.

1. Every medical facility, facility for the dependent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.705

Facility or home to forward medical records upon certain transfers of patient.

1. If a patient in a medical facility or facility for the dependent is transferred to another ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.715

Specific rights: Designation of persons authorized to visit patient in facility.

1. If, as a result of the incapacitation of the patient or his inability to communicate, a patient ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.730

Patient to be informed of rights.

1. Every medical facility, facility for the dependent and home for individual residential care shall inform each patient or his legal representative, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.740

Procedure to insert implant in breast of patient: Informed consent required; withdrawal of consent; penalty.

1. A physician shall not perform any procedure to insert an implant in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.750

Procedure to insert implant in breast of patient: Contents of explanation form and consent form; fee for forms.

1. The Health Division shall prepare and provide to physicians upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.760

Unlawful to prevent person from entering or exiting office of physician or health facility or center; exceptions; penalty.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, a person shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.765

Definitions. As used in NRS 449.765 to 449.786, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 449.766 to 449.775, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.766

“Aversive intervention” defined. “Aversive intervention” means any of the following actions if the action is used to punish a person with a disability or to eliminate, reduce or discourage maladaptive ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.767

“Chemical restraint” defined. “Chemical restraint” means the administration of drugs for the specific and exclusive purpose of controlling an acute or episodic aggressive behavior when alternative intervention techniques have failed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.768

“Corporal punishment” defined. “Corporal punishment” means the intentional infliction of physical pain, including, without limitation, hitting, pinching or striking. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.769

“Electric shock” defined. “Electric shock” means the application of electric current to a person’s skin or body. The term does not include electroconvulsive therapy. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.770

“Emergency” defined. “Emergency” means a situation in which immediate intervention is necessary to protect the physical safety of a person or others from an immediate threat of physical injury or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.771

“Facility” defined. “Facility” means a facility licensed pursuant to this chapter that is a psychiatric hospital or a unit of a hospital that is specifically designated to provide care and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.772

“Mechanical restraint” defined. “Mechanical restraint” means the use of devices, including, without limitation, mittens, straps and restraint chairs to limit a person’s movement or hold a person immobile. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.773

“Person with a disability” defined. “Person with a disability” means a person who:

1. Has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.774

“Physical restraint” defined. “Physical restraint” means the use of physical contact to limit a person’s movement or hold a person immobile. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.775

“Verbal and mental abuse” defined. “Verbal and mental abuse” means actions or utterances that are intended to cause and actually cause severe emotional distress to a person. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.776

Aversive intervention: Prohibition on use. A person employed by a facility licensed pursuant to this chapter or any other person shall not use any aversive intervention on a person with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.777

Forms of restraint: Restrictions on use. A person employed by a facility licensed pursuant to this chapter or any other person shall not:

1. Except as otherwise provided in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.778

Physical restraint: Permissible use; report of use in emergency.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, physical restraint may be used on a person with a disability who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.779

Mechanical restraint: Permissible use; report of use in emergency.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, mechanical restraint may be used on a person with a disability who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.780

Chemical restraint: Permissible use; report of use.

1. Chemical restraint may only be used on a person with a disability who is a patient at a facility if:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.781

Use of forms of restraint by certain facilities. Notwithstanding the provisions of NRS 449.777 to 449.780, inclusive, to the contrary, a facility may use or authorize the use of physical ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.782

Education and training of members of staff of facility.

1. Each facility shall develop a program of education for the members of the staff of the facility to provide ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.783

Violations: Criminal penalties; ineligibility for employment; disciplinary action.

1. Unless a more severe penalty is prescribed by specific statute, a person who willfully uses aversive intervention on a person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.784

Violations: Report required; development and review of and compliance with corrective plan.

1. A facility where a violation of the provisions of NRS 449.765 to 449.786, inclusive, occurs shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.785

Prohibition on retaliation against person for reporting or providing information regarding violation. An officer, administrator or employee of a facility licensed pursuant to this chapter shall not retaliate against any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.786

Entry of denial of rights in patient’s record; notice and report of denial; action by Health Division.

1. A denial of rights of a person with a disability who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.800

Definitions. As used in NRS 449.800 to 449.860, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Health care facility” includes:

(a) Any medical facility; and

(b) Any facility ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.810

Execution of power of attorney to make decisions concerning health care; conditions. Any adult person may execute a power of attorney for a disabled principal enabling the attorney-in-fact named in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.820

Persons not eligible for designation as attorney-in-fact.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a principal may not name as attorney-in-fact in a power of attorney:

(a) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.830

Power of attorney: Form. The form of a power of attorney for a disabled principal must be substantially as follows:

THIS IS AN IMPORTANT LEGAL DOCUMENT. IT CREATES A ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.840

Power of attorney: Acknowledgment; witnesses.

1. The principal’s signature on the power of attorney must:

(a) Be acknowledged before a notary public; or

(b) Witnessed by two ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.850

Attorney-in-fact: Prohibited acts; duties.

1. The attorney-in-fact may not consent to:

(a) Commitment or placement of the principal in a facility for treatment of mental illness;

(b) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 449.860

Designation of attorney-in-fact: Alternate; revocation; validity; expiration.

1. The principal may designate an alternate attorney-in-fact.

2. If a principal designates his spouse as the attorney-in-fact or as an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.015

Legislative declaration. The Legislature hereby declares that prompt and efficient emergency medical care and transportation is necessary for the health and safety of the people of Nevada, and that minimum ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.020

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 450B.025 to 450B.110, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.025

“Advanced emergency medical technician” defined. “Advanced emergency medical technician” means a person:

1. Trained in advanced emergency medical care in a training program approved by the board; and

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.030

“Air ambulance” defined. “Air ambulance” means an aircraft especially designed, constructed, modified or equipped to be used for the transportation of injured or sick persons. “Air ambulance” does not include ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.040

“Ambulance” defined. “Ambulance” means a motor vehicle which is specially designed, constructed, equipped and staffed to provide basic, intermediate or advanced care for one or more:

1. Sick or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.050

“Attendant” defined. “Attendant” means a person responsible for the care of a sick or injured person in an ambulance or air ambulance, and includes the driver of an ambulance but ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.060

“Board” defined. “Board” means:

1. In a county whose population is less than 400,000, the State Board of Health.

2. In a county whose population is 400,000 or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.061

“Committee” defined. “Committee” means the Committee on Emergency Medical Services. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.063

“Emergency medical dispatcher” defined. “Emergency medical dispatcher” means a person who:

1. Has completed a training program in emergency medical dispatching which has been approved by the board; and

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.065

“Emergency medical technician” defined. “Emergency medical technician” means a person:

1. Trained in basic emergency medical care in a training program approved by the board; and

2. Certified ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.070

“Emergency medical technician certificate” defined. Emergency medical technician certificate” means the certificate issued by the health authority acknowledging successful completion of an approved course for an emergency medical technician at ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.072

“Fire-fighting agency” defined. “Fire-fighting agency” means a fire department or fire protection district of the State or a political subdivision which holds a permit issued pursuant to this chapter. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.073

“Fireman” defined. “Fireman” means a person who holds a license and is employed by or serving as a volunteer with a fire-fighting agency. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.077

“Health authority” defined. “Health authority” means:

1. In a county whose population is less than 400,000, the Health Division.

2. In a county whose population is 400,000 or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.080

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.082

“Health officer” defined. “Health officer” means:

1. In a county whose population is less than 400,000, the State Health Officer.

2. In a county whose population is 400,000 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.085

“Intermediate emergency medical technician” defined. “Intermediate emergency medical technician” means a person:

1. Trained in intermediate emergency medical care in a training program approved by the board; and

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.090

“License” defined. “License” means the license issued by the health authority under the provisions of this chapter to an attendant of an ambulance or an air ambulance or to a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.100

“Permit” defined. “Permit” means the permit issued by the health authority under the provisions of this chapter to:

1. A person, agency of the State or political subdivision to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.105

“Trauma” defined. “Trauma” means any acute injury which, according to standardized criteria for triage in the field, involves a significant risk of death or the precipitation of complications or disabilities. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.110

“Volunteer attendant” defined. “Volunteer attendant” means a person who does not receive the majority of his annual employment income from employment as an attendant, and who is not employed by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.120

Regulations, standards and procedures of board. The board shall establish and promulgate such rules, regulations, standards and procedures as it determines are necessary to administer the provisions of this chapter. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.130

Establishment of minimum standards and additional requirements.

1. The board shall adopt regulations establishing reasonable minimum standards for:

(a) Sanitation in ambulances and air ambulances;

(b) Medical ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.140

Sources for standards and regulations; standards may differ for different categories.

1. In adopting regulations under NRS 450B.120 and 450B.130, the board may use standards and regulations proposed by:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.150

Administration and enforcement; inspections.

1. The health authority shall administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter.

2. The health authority and its authorized agents shall enter upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.151

Creation; membership; terms of members; alternate members; vacancies.

1. The Committee on Emergency Medical Services, consisting of nine members appointed by the Governor, is hereby created.

2. Upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.152

Chairman; meetings; rules for management; compensation of members.

1. The Committee shall elect a chairman from among its members. The term of the Chairman is 1 year.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.153

Duties. The Committee shall:

1. Review and advise the Health Division regarding the management and performance of emergency medical services in this state and regarding statewide emergency medical protocols;

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.154

Administrative support. The Health Division shall provide administrative support and assistance to the Committee. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.155

Training and certification.

1. An educational institution, public or private agency or other entity may provide a training program for emergency medical dispatchers and issue certificates of completion if ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.160

Licensing of attendants and firemen; regulations; certification of physicians, nurses and physician assistants serving as attendants.

1. The health authority may issue licenses to attendants and to firemen employed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.171

Relative of patient or other person may ride with attendants. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, unlicensed relatives of a sick or injured patient and other persons may ride ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.180

Certification and authority of emergency medical technicians; maintenance of central registry of certificates issued; regulations. [Effective until the date of the repeal of the federal law requiring each state to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.180

Certification and authority of emergency medical technicians; maintenance of central registry of certificates issued; regulations. [Effective on the date of the repeal of the federal law requiring each state to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.183

Payment of child support: Statement by applicant for license or certificate; grounds for denial of license or certificate; duty of health authority. [Expires by limitation on the date of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.185

Suspension of license or certificate for failure to pay child support or comply with certain subpoenas or warrants; reinstatement of license or certificate. [Expires by limitation on the date of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.187

Application for license or certificate to include social security number. [Expires by limitation on the date of the repeal of the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.190

Provisional licensing of attendants.

1. The health authority may, at its discretion, issue a provisional license as an attendant to a person who does not meet the qualifications established ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.1905

Requirements for training and certification.

1. A program for training in the basic care of a patient in urgent need of medical care or observation must be:

(a) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.191

Requirements for training and certification.

1. A program of training in intermediate emergency care of a patient in urgent need of medical care or observation must be conducted by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.1915

Authorized activities. An intermediate emergency medical technician may perform any procedure and administer any drug approved by regulation of the board. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.195

Requirements for training and certification.

1. Only a certified emergency medical technician who is a licensed attendant or a fireman with experience as established by the board is eligible ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.197

Authorized activities. An attendant or a fireman who is an advanced emergency medical technician may perform any procedure and administer any drug approved by regulation of the board. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.1985

Exclusive method of issuance; authority of county or district board of health in certain larger counties to issue; situations in which intermediate or advanced medical care may be provided.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.200

Permit for operation; actions requiring opportunity for hearing; maintenance of central registry of permits issued; regulations.

1. The health authority may issue a permit for the operation of an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.210

Provisional permit.

1. The board may issue provisional permits limited as to time, place and purpose, based on the need therefor. No provisional permit may be issued for a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.220

Periodic inspections. Subsequent to issuance of any permit under NRS 450B.200 and 450B.210, the health authority shall cause to be inspected the ambulances, aircraft, vehicles, medical supplies, equipment, personnel, records, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.230

Owner shall not allow operation without required equipment. The public or private owner of an ambulance or air ambulance or the fire-fighting agency who owns a vehicle used in providing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.235

Filing and maintenance of schedule of rates.

1. Each public and private owner of an ambulance or air ambulance shall file his schedule of rates with the health authority. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.236

Approval required for operation of center for treatment of trauma. A person shall not operate a center for the treatment of trauma without first applying for and obtaining the written ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.237

Establishment of program for treatment of trauma; designation of hospital as center for treatment of trauma.

1. The State Board of Health shall establish a program for treating persons ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.238

Regulations requiring hospital to record and maintain information. The State Board of Health shall adopt regulations which require each hospital to record and maintain information concerning the treatment of trauma ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.239

Health Division to cooperate with American College of Surgeons. In addition to the education and training required by this chapter, the Health Division shall cooperate with the American College of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.240

Engaging in operation of services relating to ambulances without permit; provision of certain medical care by fire-fighting agency without permit.

1. A person or governmental entity shall not engage ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.250

Service as attendant for ambulance without license; provision of certain medical care by fireman without license. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a person shall not serve as an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.255

Representation as emergency medical technician without certificate. A person shall not represent himself to be an emergency medical technician unless he has been issued a currently valid certificate as an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.260

Operation of ambulance or fire-fighting vehicle used to provide medical care without licensed driver and attendant; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the public or private ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.265

Offering advanced emergency care without permit; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a fire-fighting agency or an owner, operator, director or chief officer of an ambulance ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.400

Definitions. As used in NRS 450B.400 to 450B.590, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 450B.405 to 450B.475, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.405

“Attending physician” defined. “Attending physician” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 449.550. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.410

“Do-not-resuscitate identification” defined. “Do-not-resuscitate identification” means:

1. A form of identification approved by the health authority, which signifies that:

(a) A person is a qualified patient who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.420

“Do-not-resuscitate order” defined. “Do-not-resuscitate order” means a written directive issued by a physician licensed in this state that emergency life-resuscitating treatment must not be administered to a qualified patient. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.430

“Do-not-resuscitate protocol” defined. “Do-not-resuscitate protocol” means the standardized procedure and guidelines established by the board for the withholding of emergency life-resuscitating treatment in compliance with a do-not-resuscitate order or a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.440

“Health care facility” defined. “Health care facility” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 449.800. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.450

“Life-resuscitating treatment” defined. “Life-resuscitating treatment” means cardiopulmonary resuscitation or a component of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, including chest compressions, defibrillation, cardioversion, assisted ventilation, airway intubation or administration of cardiotonic drugs. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.460

“Person who administers emergency medical services” defined. “Person who administers emergency medical services” means a paid or volunteer firefighter, law enforcement officer, emergency medical technician, ambulance attendant or other person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.475

“Terminal condition” defined. “Terminal condition” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 449.590. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.480

Applicability. The provisions of NRS 450B.400 to 450B.590, inclusive, apply only to emergency medical services administered to a qualified patient:

1. Before he is admitted to a medical facility; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.490

Adoption of regulations; fee for do-not-resuscitate identification.

1. The board shall adopt regulations to carry out the provisions of NRS 450B.400 to 450B.590, inclusive. The regulations must establish:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.500

Do-not-resuscitate identification: Contents. Each do-not-resuscitate identification issued by the health authority must include, without limitation:

1. An identification number that is unique to the qualified patient to whom the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.505

Do-not-resuscitate identification: Manufacture and issuance of bracelet or medallion. The board may enter into an agreement for the manufacture of a bracelet or medallion to be worn by a qualified ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.510

Written do-not-resuscitate orders: Issued only to qualified patients; physician authorized to apply for identification.

1. A physician licensed in this state may issue a written do-not-resuscitate order only to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.520

Application for do-not-resuscitate identification: Form; requirements. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 450B.525:

1. A qualified patient may apply to the health authority for a do-not-resuscitate identification by submitting ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.525

Application for do-not-resuscitate identification on behalf of minor: Requirements; form; revocation by parent or legal guardian of authorization to withhold life-resuscitating treatment; minors of sufficient maturity.

1. A parent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.530

Revocation of authorization to withhold life-resuscitating treatment. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 450B.525, a qualified patient who possesses a do-not-resuscitate identification may revoke his authorization to withhold life-resuscitating treatment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.540

Person not guilty of unprofessional conduct or subject to liability for withholding or providing life-resuscitating treatment under certain circumstances.

1. A person is not guilty of unprofessional conduct or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.550

Person who administers emergency medical services required to comply with do-not-resuscitate protocol; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a person who administers emergency medical services shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.560

Assumption that do-not-resuscitate identification is valid.

1. Unless he has knowledge to the contrary, a physician, any other provider of health care or any person who administers emergency medical ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.570

Resulting death not suicide or homicide; life insurance or annuity not affected by possession of do-not-resuscitate identification or issuance of do-not-resuscitate order; prohibition or requirement of possession of do-not-resuscitate identification ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.580

Unlawful acts; penalty.

1. It is unlawful for:

(a) A person who administers emergency medical services to fail willfully to transfer a qualified patient in accordance with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.590

Limitations on effect of NRS 450B.400 to 450B.590, inclusive. The provisions of NRS 450B.400 to 450B.590, inclusive, do not:

1. Require a physician or other provider of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.600

Required to be placed in certain public buildings and locations; inspection and maintenance; training on operation and use.

1. Not later than July 1, 2004, and thereafter:

(a) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.800

Fingerprints of applicant. An applicant for any permit, license or certificate issued pursuant to this chapter shall furnish to the health authority a complete set of his fingerprints and written ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.810

Maintenance, inspection and compilation of information. Each holder of a permit shall maintain accurate records upon such forms as may be provided by the health authority and containing such information ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.820

Local requirements for franchise or permit are not superseded. The issuance of a permit does not authorize any person, firm, corporation or association to provide ambulance services or to operate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.830

Exemptions from chapter. The following are exempted from the provisions of this chapter:

1. The occasional use of a vehicle or aircraft to transport injured or sick persons, which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.840

Operation of ambulance or fire-fighting agency by county or city subject to provisions of chapter. No county or city may operate an ambulance or contract to have another operate an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.850

Programs for training. The health authority may operate training programs and may contract with others to operate training programs for ambulance attendants, ambulance service operators, firemen, law enforcement officers, physicians, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.860

Volunteer ambulance drivers and attendants: Discharge from employment; civil action; disclosure to employer.

1. Any person or other entity who is an employer or is vested with the power ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450B.900

Violations; penalty. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.005

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 450.006 and 450.008 have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.006

“Allied health profession” defined. “Allied health profession” means:

1. Psychology as defined in chapter 641 of NRS; or

2. Oriental medicine or acupuncture as defined in chapter 634A ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.008

“Purchasing group” defined. “Purchasing group” means a cooperative organization of hospitals and other health care organizations that affiliate for the purpose of combining their purchasing power to secure a lower ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.010

“Taxpayers” defined. For the purposes of NRS 450.010 to 450.510, inclusive, “taxpayers” include only citizens of the United States of the age of 18 years and upward who, at the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.020

Procedure. Any county or group of counties may establish a public hospital in the manner prescribed in NRS 450.030 and 450.040. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.030

Petition signed by at least 30 percent of taxpayers; submission of question at next general election. Whenever the board of county commissioners of any county is presented with a petition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.040

Petition to be signed by at least 50 percent of taxpayers; submission of question at next primary or general election.

1. Whenever the board of county commissioners of any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.043

Motion of board of county commissioners; submission of question at special election or next primary or general election. Whenever the board of county commissioners of any county on its own ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.045

Approval of bond issue; appointment of board of hospital trustees; issuance and sale of bonds. Whenever a question of issuing bonds submitted to the qualified electors of any county pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.050

Administration, control and government of county hospitals acquired by purchase or construction under provisions of certain legislative acts. In all cases where any county hospital has been acquired by purchase, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.060

Acquisition of additional building or site when board of hospital trustees assumes control of existing hospital. In all counties where existing hospitals are taken over by a board of hospital ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.070

Number; election; terms of office.

1. Except in counties where the board of county commissioners is the board of hospital trustees, the board of hospital trustees for the public ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.080

Office of hospital trustee nonpartisan. Except in counties where the board of county commissioners is the board of hospital trustees:

1. The offices of hospital trustees are hereby declared ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.090

Selection of county commissioners for membership on board.

1. In any county whose population is 400,000 or more, the board of county commissioners is, ex officio, the board of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.100

Oath and bond. Within 10 days after their appointment or election, trustees shall qualify by taking the oath of office. No bond shall be required of them. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.110

Vacancies. Except in counties where the board of county commissioners is the board of hospital trustees, a vacancy in the board of hospital trustees occasioned by a resignation, removal or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.120

Officers of board. Except as provided in subsection 3:

1. Within 10 days after their appointment or election, the trustees shall organize as a board of hospital trustees by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.130

Compensation and expenses of trustees.

1. Except in counties where the board of county commissioners is the board of hospital trustees, in any county whose population is less than ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.135

Interest in purchase of supplies prohibited; exception. A trustee shall not have a personal pecuniary interest, either directly or indirectly, in the purchase of any supplies for the hospital unless ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.140

Meetings of board; quorum.

1. The board of hospital trustees shall hold meetings at least once each month, and shall keep a complete record of all its transactions.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.150

General powers and duties of board. The board of hospital trustees, in general, shall carry out the spirit and intent of NRS 450.010 to 450.510, inclusive, in establishing and maintaining ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.160

Rules and regulations. The board of hospital trustees shall make and adopt such bylaws, rules and regulations for its own guidance and for the government of the hospital, and such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.165

Board authorized to acquire building or other facility for provision of health care in county adjacent to county where hospital is established; board authorized to issue special obligations to finance ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.170

Visits and examinations of hospital; report to board of county commissioners.

1. One of the hospital trustees shall visit and examine the hospital twice each month.

2. During ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.175

Hospital advisory board in certain counties: Appointment; powers and duties; compensation of members.

1. In counties where the board of county commissioners is the board of hospital trustees, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.180

Employment or removal of employees or appointed persons; contract for medical services. The board of hospital trustees may:

1. Appoint a chief executive officer and necessary assistants, and fix ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.191

Contract for management of hospital.

1. The governing body of a county hospital may contract with a company which manages hospitals for the rendering of management services in a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.200

Condemnation of property for use by hospital. If the board of hospital trustees and the owners of any property desired by the board of hospital trustees for hospital purposes in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.210

Approval of plans and specifications for construction of hospital; advertisement of bids. No hospital buildings shall be erected or constructed until the plans and specifications have been made therefor and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.220

Gifts and bequests to hospital: Title vested in county; control by board of hospital trustees. Any person, firm, organization, corporation or society desiring to make donations of money, personal property ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.230

Budget. The board of hospital trustees shall file with the board of county commissioners a budget as required of all governmental agencies of this state by chapter 354 of NRS, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.240

Management of county hospital by board; levy of tax for maintenance and operation.

1. In all counties where a tax for the establishment and maintenance of a public hospital ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.250

Control of expenditures by board; lease of buildings; deposit of money in hospital fund or separate account.

1. The board of hospital trustees has the exclusive control of:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.255

Mortgage or pledge of personal property of hospital; acquisition of real property for expansion. The board of trustees of a county hospital, with the approval of the board of county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.260

Collection or settlement of claims. The board of hospital trustees may:

1. By proper legal action, collect claims due to the public hospital.

2. Accept as settlement of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.270

Maximum amount. Whenever any county or counties in this state shall have provided for the appointment and election of hospital trustees, and have voted for the issuance of bonds for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.280

Purposes and procedure for issuance of general obligation bonds at request of board of hospital trustees.

1. Whenever the board of hospital trustees of any county deems it advisable ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.290

Issuance of general and special obligation bonds by board of county commissioners.

1. Subject to the provisions of NRS 450.010 to 450.510, inclusive, for any hospital project stated in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.300

Applicability of Local Government Securities Law. Subject to the provisions of NRS 450.290, for any hospital facilities authorized by NRS 450.010 to 450.510, inclusive, the board of county commissioners may, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.310

Schedules of fees, rates and charges for services, facilities and commodities. In order to insure the payment of the general obligation bonds of the county, the payment of which is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.390

Hospital for benefit of county; payment of charges; exclusion of persons from use of hospital.

1. Every county hospital in this state being supported by public money, and every ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.400

Extension of privileges and use of hospital to certain nonresidents: Notice; removal of person to resident county; payment for temporary care; action for recovery of charges.

1. When the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.410

Admission of paying patients; charges.

1. Supervising boards of county hospitals may:

(a) Provide for treatment to sick or injured persons and require the payment of reasonable charges ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.420

Board of county commissioners to determine status of patient; charges fixed by board of hospital trustees; costs chargeable to county; exceptions.

1. The board of county commissioners of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.425

Board of county commissioners may levy ad valorem tax to pay cost of services rendered at hospital to certain persons admitted for emergency treatment.

1. The board of county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.430

Equal privileges of practitioners; rights of patients.

1. In the management of the public hospital, no discrimination may be made against physicians, podiatric physicians or dentists licensed under the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.440

Staff of physicians: Organization; rotation of service; compensation; assistance.

1. The board of hospital trustees shall organize a staff of physicians composed of each regular practicing physician, podiatric physician ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.450

General administration of hospital subject to regulations of trustees. When a county hospital is established, the physicians, nurses, attendants, the persons sick therein, and all persons approaching or coming within ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.455

Program for training resident physicians. A board of hospital trustees may institute and maintain training programs in the county hospital for resident physicians, including interns and postgraduates. Such programs must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.460

School for training nurses. The board of hospital trustees may establish and maintain in connection with a county hospital and as a part thereof a training school for nurses. Upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.470

Room for examination of mentally ill persons; room for custodial supervision of mentally ill or dangerous persons.

1. If the county hospital is located at the county seat, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.480

Use of advanced emergency medical technicians for emergency care authorized. A hospital or rescue unit which meets minimum requirements established by the State Board of Health, or an ambulance service ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.485

Contract for use of facility for intermediate care or facility for skilled nursing. The board of hospital trustees may contract for the use of a facility for intermediate care or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.490

Conveyance or lease of hospital to corporation.

1. The board of county commissioners of any county for which a public hospital has been established or is administered pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.500

Conveyance or lease of hospital to nonprofit corporation.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 450.490, the board of county commissioners of any county for which a public hospital ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.510

County whose population is less than 100,000 may contract with community nonprofit hospital for care of indigent patients; enlargement or alteration of hospital.

1. The board of county commissioners ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.520

Determination that emergency exists before submission of certain questions at special election.

1. For the purposes of NRS 450.043, 450.060 and 450.280, a special election may be held only ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.525

Membership of hospital in purchasing group.

1. A county hospital may, with the approval of the governing body of the hospital, become a member of a purchasing group for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.530

Purchase of supplies, materials and equipment without complying with certain requirements for competitive bidding. A county hospital that is authorized pursuant to NRS 450.191 or 450.525 to purchase supplies, materials ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.550

Definitions. As used in NRS 450.550 to 450.750, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Board of trustees” means:

(a) A board of hospital trustees:

(1) Elected ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.560

Establishment of district on motion of board of county commissioners.

1. The board of county commissioners of any county may of its own motion establish a hospital district in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.570

Notice of intent to establish district: Contents; publication. The notice of intent to establish a hospital district must:

1. State the name of the proposed district and the name ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.580

Objections to formation of district; hearing.

1. At or before the time fixed for the hearing of the proposed establishment of a hospital district, any person interested may file ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.590

Establishment of district: Petition of owners of property; adoption, contents and publication of resolution of intention to establish district; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, if ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.600

Hearing on petition. Upon the hearing of the petition, the board of county commissioners shall determine whether or not the petition complies with the requirements and purposes of NRS 450.550 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.610

Resolution creating district. If after a hearing, the board of county commissioners determines that the creation of the proposed hospital district is desirable, the board shall by resolution provide for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.620

Enactment of ordinance regarding number, terms and election of trustees; service of board of county commissioners ex officio as board of trustees.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.625

Trustees of district that includes territory within more than one county.

1. If a hospital district created pursuant to NRS 450.550 to 450.750, inclusive, includes territory within more than ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.630

General powers and duties of board of trustees; rules and regulations. The board of trustees shall:

1. Carry out the spirit and intent of NRS 450.550 to 450.750, inclusive, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.640

Employees and staff of hospital: Appointment to board of chief of staff of physicians for district hospital; appointment by board of chief executive officer and necessary assistants for hospital; compensation; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.650

Budgets. The board of trustees of each county hospital district shall prepare annual budgets in accordance with NRS 354.470 to 354.626, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.660

Tax levies; disposition of proceeds.

1. At the time of making the levy of county taxes for that year, each board of trustees shall levy a tax sufficient, together ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.665

Powers of board of trustees: Borrowing of money and incurrence or assumption of indebtedness; limitations and conditions.

1. The board of trustees may borrow money and incur or assume ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.670

Powers of board of trustees: Issuance and sale of bonds for certain purposes. The board of trustees may issue and sell, for each district in its jurisdiction:

1. General ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.675

Powers of board of trustees: Mortgage or pledge of personal property and acquisition of real property. The board of trustees, with the approval of the board of county commissioners, if ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.680

Election concerning issuance of bonds; applicability of Local Government Securities Law.

1. If a board of trustees desires to avail itself of the power conferred by NRS 450.670 and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.690

Donations. Any person, firm, organization, corporation or society desiring to make donations of money, personal property or real property for the benefit of any district hospital may make such donations ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.700

Board of trustees to determine status of patient and fix charges.

1. The board of trustees may determine whether patients presented to the district hospital for treatment are subjects ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.710

Creation of district for sole purpose of contracting for services of hospital.

1. A board of county commissioners may create a hospital district in an area where no hospital ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.715

Authority of board of trustees to contract for services of hospital. The board of trustees may contract with a public agency or a privately owned hospital to provide the services ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.720

Contract for management of district hospital.

1. The board of trustees may contract with a company which manages hospitals for the rendering of management services in a district hospital.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.725

Membership of district hospital in purchasing group.

1. A district hospital may, with the approval of the board of trustees, become a member of a purchasing group for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.730

Purchase of supplies, materials and equipment without complying with certain requirements for competitive bidding. A district hospital that is authorized pursuant to NRS 450.720 or 450.725 to purchase supplies, materials ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.750

Board of county commissioners in certain districts deemed local government responsible for transferring certain payments of money. For the purposes of NRS 422.382, if a hospital district created pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.760

Dissolution of district in county whose population is less than 400,000. In a county whose population is less than 400,000:

1. If, after a hearing, the board of county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 450.800

County or district hospital may contract for services.

1. In addition to having the powers conferred under chapter 277 of NRS, a county or district hospital may contract with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.005

“Human remains” and “remains” defined. As used in NRS 451.010 to 451.470, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, “human remains” or “remains” means the body of a deceased person, and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.007

Determination of death.

1. For legal and medical purposes, a person is dead if he has sustained an irreversible cessation of:

(a) Circulatory and respiratory functions; or

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.010

Dissection of dead human bodies: Limitations; penalty.

1. The right to dissect the dead body of a human being is limited to cases:

(a) Specially provided by statute ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.015

Commercial use of aborted embryo or fetus prohibited; penalty. Any person who uses, or makes available for the use of another, the remains of an aborted embryo or fetus for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.020

Burial or cremation within reasonable time after death; transportation and disposal of residue of cremated body.

1. Except in cases of dissection provided for in NRS 451.010, and where ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.023

Responsibility of surviving spouse or parent for burial or cremation of deceased spouse or child. The husband or wife of a minor child or the parent of an unmarried or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.024

Authority to order burial of human remains; execution of affidavit.

1. The following persons, in the following order of priority, may order the burial of human remains of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.025

Reimbursement for burial expenses paid with public money. If the governing body of any county, city or town within the State of Nevada must arrange for and order the decent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.030

Removal of remains for sale or dissection; purchases; punishment.

1. A person who removes the dead body of a human being, or any part thereof, from a grave, vault ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.040

Seizure of remains for debt; interference with dead body; penalty.

1. Every person who shall arrest or attach the dead body of a human being upon a debt or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.045

Permit for disinterment or removal of human remains within State.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 451.050, the local health officer may issue a permit for the disinterment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.050

Permit for disinterment or removal of human remains out of state.

1. Any person, company, association or corporation in this state who shall exhume or disinter, or who shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.060

Penalties for noncompliance of common carrier.

1. Any transportation company or common carrier transporting or carrying, or accepting through its agents or employees for transportation or carriage, the body ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.065

Unlawful to require remains to be embalmed or otherwise prepared before disposition; exceptions; penalty.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsections 2 and 3, no crematory, funeral home, cemetery ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.067

Designation of family cemetery; notification of Health Division of designation.

1. The board of county commissioners of a county whose population is less than 50,000 may adopt an ordinance ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.069

“Cemetery authority” defined. As used in NRS 451.069 to 451.330, inclusive, “cemetery authority” means any natural person, partnership, association, corporation or public entity, including the University and Community College System ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.070

Authority to order disinterment and removal of human remains. A cemetery authority may order the disinterment and removal of all human remains interred in all or any part of any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.080

Regulations governing manner of removal and reinterment; time for removal and reinterment.

1. The cemetery authority may prescribe reasonable regulations governing the manner of making disinterments and removals and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.110

Notice of determination to remove human remains.

1. Notice of a determination to remove the human remains from all or any part of any cemetery must be given ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.130

Posting of copies of notice in cemetery. Copies of the notice shall, within 10 days after the first publication, be posted in at least three conspicuous places in the cemetery ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.140

Mailing of copy of notice to owner of plot or heir of person interred.

1. A copy of the notice must be mailed to every person who owns, holds, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.150

Notice to cemetery authority by friend or relative. At any time before the date fixed for the removal of remains by the cemetery authority, any relative or friend of any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.160

Notice to cemetery authority by friend or relative: Contents. The notice to the cemetery authority shall specify:

1. The name of the person whose remains are to be disinterred.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.170

Notice to cemetery authority by friend or relative: Manner of delivery. The notice may be delivered, or forwarded by registered or certified mail, to the office or principal place of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.180

Notice by cemetery authority; manner of service on friend or relative. After receipt of such notice before the date fixed for the removal of the remains by the cemetery authority, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.190

Notice to cemetery authority by friend or relative: Effect. Whenever a request of notice is given by a relative or friend, the cemetery authority shall not disinter the remains referred ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.260

Removal of human remains. After the completion of notice and after the expiration of the period specified in the notice, the cemetery authority may cause the removal of all human ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.270

Manner of reinterment. The remains of each person reinterred shall be placed in a separate and suitable receptacle and decently and respectfully interred under rules and regulations adopted by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.280

Disposal of land by cemetery authority; authority to sell and encumber. Whenever human remains have been ordered removed under the provisions of NRS 451.069 to 451.330, inclusive, and the cemetery ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.290

Sale or encumbrance of land; confirmation by district court of sale by cemetery corporation or association. No order of any court shall be required prior to the making of any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.300

Petition for confirmation; notice of hearing. Petitions for confirmation of sales shall be made to the district court of the county in which such lands are situated, and the clerk ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.310

Confirmation of sale agreed upon before receipt of notice of determination that further maintenance of cemetery is not in accordance with health, safety, comfort or welfare of public. If, before ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.320

Declaration of removal by cemetery authority: Filing; acknowledgment; effect of subsequent conveyance.

1. After the removal of all human remains interred in any part of the whole of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.330

Removal of dedication; notice of hearing and proof. After all remains have been removed from a cemetery in accordance with the provisions of NRS 451.069 to 451.330, inclusive, the dedication ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.340

Disinterment by heir or relative must comply with requirements of religious denomination, society or church; authority of officer, representative or agent of church or religious society.

1. The heirs, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.350

“Committee” defined. As used in NRS 451.350 to 451.470, inclusive, “Committee” means the Committee on Anatomical Dissection established by the University and Community College System of Nevada. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.360

Establishment and composition of Committee on Anatomical Dissection. The University and Community College System of Nevada may establish a Committee on Anatomical Dissection which must be composed as follows:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.370

Records and reports of Committee; designation and duties of Secretary. The Committee shall keep full and complete minutes of each meeting of the Committee and a complete record of all ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.380

Compensation of members of Committee. The members of the Committee shall serve without salary. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.390

Regulations and meetings of Committee. The Committee shall from time to time adopt such regulations as it may deem necessary for the performance of its duties. The Committee may meet ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.400

Notification of Committee concerning dead human body which is unclaimed or required to be buried at public expense; delivery of body as designated by Committee.

1. All public officers, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.410

Retention of bodies received by Committee; referral of excess or unfit bodies to board of county commissioners for burial. All bodies received by the Committee shall be retained in receiving ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.420

Committee to receive notice of death for unclaimed indigent person; limitations on delivery of bodies to Committee.

1. Notice of death must be given to the Committee in all ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.430

Delivery of body by Committee to friend or other claimant; payment of expenses; military funeral required by veterans’ organization that claims body. Any dead human body which has been delivered ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.440

Contract for delivery of body to Committee prohibited; Committee authorized to accept body left by will.

1. The Committee is prohibited from entering into any contract, oral or written, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.450

Distribution of bodies among schools, teaching hospitals and other groups. The Committee or its duly authorized agent shall take and receive the bodies delivered to it under the provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.460

Recipient of body received from Committee required to give bond; approval, amount and conditions of bond. No university, school, college, teaching hospital or association shall be allowed or permitted to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.470

Disposal of remains after use. At any time any body, or part of any body accepted by the Committee, has been used and deemed of no further value to medical ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.500

Short title. NRS 451.500 to 451.590, inclusive, may be cited as the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.503

Applicability of Act. NRS 451.500 to 451.590, inclusive, apply to a document of gift, revocation or refusal to make an anatomical gift signed by the donor or a person authorized ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.505

Uniformity of application and construction. NRS 451.500 to 451.590, inclusive, must be applied and construed to effectuate their general purpose to make uniform the law with respect to the subject ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.510

Definitions. Unless the context otherwise requires, as used in NRS 451.500 to 451.590, inclusive, the words and terms defined in NRS 451.513 to 451.553, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.513

“Anatomical gift” defined. “Anatomical gift” means a donation of all or part of a human body to take effect upon or after death. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.520

“Decedent” defined. “Decedent” means a deceased person and includes a stillborn infant or fetus. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.523

“Document of gift” defined. “Document of gift” means a card, statement, will or other writing used to make an anatomical gift. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.525

“Donor” defined. “Donor” means a person who makes an anatomical gift of all or part of his body. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.527

“Enucleator” defined. “Enucleator” means a person who is authorized by NRS 451.583 to enucleate an eye of a dead person. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.530

“Hospital” defined. “Hospital” means a facility licensed, accredited or approved as a hospital under the laws of the State of Nevada or a facility operated as a hospital by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.532

“Identification card” defined. “Identification card” means an identification card issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles pursuant to chapter 483 of NRS. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.535

“Part” defined. “Part” means an organ, tissue, eye, bone, artery, blood, fluid or other portion of a human body. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.540

“Person” defined. “Person” includes a government, a governmental agency and a political subdivision of a government. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.545

“Physician” defined. “Physician” means a person licensed or otherwise authorized to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathy and surgery under the laws of any state. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.547

“Procurement organization” defined. “Procurement organization” means a person licensed, accredited or approved under the laws of the State of Nevada for procurement, distribution or storage of human bodies or parts. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.550

“State” defined. “State” means a state, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.553

“Technician” defined. “Technician” means a person who, under the supervision of a licensed physician, removes or processes a part. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.555

Making, amending, revoking and refusing to make gifts: By person.

1. Any person may:

(a) Make an anatomical gift for any of the purposes stated in subsection 1 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.557

Making, revoking and objecting to gifts: By others.

1. Any member of the following classes of persons, in the order of the priority listed, may make an anatomical gift ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.560

Qualifications of donees; purposes for which gifts may be made; presumption of validity.

1. The following persons may become donees of anatomical gifts for the purposes stated:

(a) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.570

Delivery of document of gift.

1. Delivery of a document of gift during the donor’s lifetime is not required for the validity of an anatomical gift.

2. If ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.573

Immunity of Department and representatives from damages or criminal prosecution. The Department of Motor Vehicles and its representatives are not liable for damages in a civil action or subject to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.576

Coordination of procurement and use; priority for use.

1. Each hospital in this state, after consultation with other hospitals and procurement organizations, shall establish agreements or affiliations for coordination ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.577

Identification of potential donors: Policies and procedures; search for and notification of information; administrative sanctions.

1. Every hospital shall establish policies and procedures to identify potential donors. The policies ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.580

Rights and duties at death.

1. Rights of a donee created by an anatomical gift are superior to rights of others except with respect to autopsies under NRS 451.585. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.582

Examination of gifts; limitations on liability.

1. An anatomical gift authorizes any reasonable examination necessary to assure medical acceptability of the gift for the purposes intended.

2. A ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.583

Enucleation of eyes. A licensed funeral director, a licensed embalmer, a medical technician or a licensed nurse may enucleate an eye of a dead person in order to carry out ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.585

Applicability of provisions governing autopsies. The provisions of NRS 451.500 to 451.590, inclusive, are subject to the laws of this state governing autopsies. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.590

Sale or purchase of parts prohibited; penalties.

1. A person shall not knowingly, for valuable consideration, purchase or sell a part for transplantation or therapy.

2. Valuable consideration ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.600

Definitions. As used in NRS 451.600 to 451.715, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 451.605 to 451.630, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.605

“Agent” defined. “Agent” means, with respect to a particular deceased person, a person authorized to order the cremation of his human remains. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.610

“Communicable disease” defined. “Communicable disease” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 441A.040. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.615

“Container” defined. “Container” means a vessel, whether or not a casket, in which human remains are placed for cremation. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.620

“Human remains” defined. “Human remains” means the body of a deceased person, or part of the body which has been removed from a living person, in any stage of decomposition. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.625

“Operator” defined. “Operator” of a crematory means the person licensed to conduct its business. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.630

“Urn” defined. “Urn” means a vessel in which cremated remains can be placed and which can be closed to prevent leaking or spilling of the remains or the entrance of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.635

Requirements for licensing.

1. No person may cremate human remains except in a crematory whose operator is licensed by the Nevada State Funeral Board.

2. The Board shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.640

Adoption of regulations; injunctive relief.

1. The Nevada State Funeral Board shall adopt regulations for the administration of NRS 451.600 to 451.715, inclusive. Unless governed by the regulations of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.645

Authority of cemetery or funeral home; authority of operator to contract with or employ licensed funeral director.

1. A cemetery or funeral home may erect and conduct a crematory ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.650

Authority to order cremation of human remains; execution of affidavit.

1. The following persons, in the following order of priority, may order the cremation of human remains of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.655

Order of person for cremation and disposition of his own remains.

1. A prepaid contract for services to be rendered upon the death of a beneficiary which includes cremation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.660

Requirements for death certificate and written authorization; delegation of authority of authorized agent.

1. The operator of a crematory shall not cremate human remains until a death certificate has ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.665

Maintenance of records; identification of remains.

1. The operator of a crematory shall keep a record of:

(a) Each authorization received;

(b) The name of each person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.670

Prohibition against requiring placement of remains in casket; construction and incineration of container.

1. No operator of a crematory may require that human remains be placed in a casket, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.675

Holding of remains awaiting cremation.

1. If the operator of a crematory cannot cremate human remains immediately after receiving them, he shall place them in a holding facility within ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.680

Procedure and space for cremation.

1. The agent, or the person charged with arranging for disposition of the body of a person who has ordered his own cremation, shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.685

Allowance of persons near remains awaiting cremation; simultaneous cremation of remains of more than one person.

1. The operator of a crematory shall not permit a person to be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.690

Delivery and transportation of cremated remains.

1. When cremated remains are called for or delivered, the person receiving the remains and a representative of the operator of the crematory ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.695

Disposition of cremated remains: Responsibility; operator of crematory.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2:

(a) The agent who orders cremation is responsible for the disposition of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.700

Disposition of cremated remains: Restrictions on manner and location.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2 or authorized by the agent who ordered the cremation, no person may:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.705

Effect of execution of order for cremation; liability for article of value delivered with remains.

1. The signer of an order for the cremation of human remains warrants the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.710

Refusal to accept or cremate remains or to release cremated remains pending resolution of dispute.

1. The operator of a crematory incurs no liability by refusing to accept or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 451.715

Unlawful acts; abatement of unlawful crematory as public nuisance.

1. It is unlawful for any person to:

(a) Hold himself out to the public as the operator of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.001

Applicability of provisions. The provisions of NRS 452.001 to 452.610, inclusive:

1. Except NRS 452.002, 452.030 and 452.300, do not apply to a person maintaining a cemetery but not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.002

Adverse use by public presumptive evidence of dedication as public cemetery. The uninterrupted use by the public of land for a burial ground for 5 years, with the consent of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.003

Definitions. As used in NRS 452.001 to 452.610, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 452.004 to 452.019, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.004

“Administrator” defined. “Administrator” means the Commissioner of Insurance. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.0055

“Board” defined. “Board” means the Nevada State Funeral Board. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.007

“Buyer” defined. “Buyer” means the purchaser of a prepaid contract, as that term is defined in NRS 689.475. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.008

“Cemetery authority” defined. “Cemetery authority” means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or cemetery district owning or controlling cemetery lands or property and engaged in the operation of a cemetery business ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.012

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.018

“Sales commission” defined. “Sales commission” means that portion of the purchase price paid to or retained by the seller as compensation in connection with the sale of a prepaid contract. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.019

“Seller” defined. “Seller” means any person selling a prepaid contract. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.025

Regulations of Administrator. The Administrator may adopt such regulations as may be necessary to carry out the purposes and provisions of NRS 452.001 to 452.610, inclusive, which relate to endowment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.026

Regulations of Board. The Board may adopt reasonable regulations, suitably designed to protect the public, for those aspects of the operation of a cemetery which are not governed by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.027

Cooperation and exchange of information between Administrator and Board. The Administrator and the Board shall cooperate in the performance of their respective duties pursuant to this chapter and shall exchange ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.030

Owner to keep cemetery in orderly condition; authority of board of county commissioners. Every owner of a cemetery shall keep the same in an orderly condition, and authority is conferred ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.050

Authority to provide endowment care; permit from Administrator; exempt cemeteries; handling of funds.

1. Every cemetery authority operating a cemetery which is not exempt pursuant to subsection 2 shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.060

Investment of principal of funds: Disposition of income; separate records for funds required; creation of reserve to replace loss of principal.

1. The principal of all funds for endowment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.070

Authority may collect fee from purchaser of plot for maintenance of cemetery. The cemetery authority may from time to time adopt plans for the general care, maintenance and embellishment of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.080

Agreement for endowment care. Upon payment of the purchase price and the amount fixed as a proportionate contribution for endowment care, there may be included in the deed of conveyance ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.090

Agreement concerning maintenance of plot. Upon the application of an owner of any plot, and upon the payment by him of the amount fixed as a reasonable and proportionate contribution ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.100

Trustees of endowment care fund: Appointment; right of director to serve; limitation on compensation; appointment of bank or trust company as sole trustee.

1. The cemetery authority may appoint ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.110

Bequests to fund; fund and contributions for charitable purposes; gifts not invalidated by uncertainty of beneficiaries; fund not subject to rule against perpetuities.

1. A cemetery authority which has ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.120

“Endowment care cemetery” defined; requirements for deposit.

1. An “endowment care cemetery” is one which must have deposited in its endowment care fund no later than 30 days following ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.130

Additional deposit required before disposition of plot.

1. In addition to the requirements of NRS 452.120, any endowment care cemetery hereafter established shall also have deposited in its endowment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.140

“Nonendowment care cemetery” defined; endowment care cemetery may contain area without endowment care; requirements.

1. A “nonendowment care cemetery” is one that does not comply with the provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.150

Requirements for endowment or nonendowment cemetery: Posting of signs; heading and contents; notice of nonendowment care on contracts and publications; revision and verification of contents of signs and report.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.160

Use of funds; authorized investments; annual financial statements.

1. Endowment care funds must not be used for any purpose other than to provide, through income only, for the reserves ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.170

Endowment care fund: Acceptance of gifts; uses; contributions for charitable purposes; gifts not invalidated by uncertainty of beneficiaries; rule against perpetuities inapplicable.

1. A cemetery authority which has established ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.180

Misrepresentations concerning endowment care fund; penalties; investigation by Administrator; applicability.

1. It is unlawful for a cemetery authority, its officers, employees or agents, or a seller or agent certified ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.200

Liability and penalty for unauthorized use or investment of funds. Any member of a board of trustees or any officer or director of a corporation or association violating any of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.210

Construction of mausoleum, vault or crypt: Adoption and enforcement of regulations of State Board of Health; approval of plans and specifications.

1. A person shall not build, construct or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.220

Requirements for construction of crypt or catacomb. All crypts or catacombs placed in a mausoleum, vault or other burial structure, as described in NRS 452.210, shall be so constructed that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.230

Supervision of construction: Inspector; final certificate.

1. Except as provided in subsection 2 of NRS 452.210, the Health Division shall have supervisory control over the construction of any mausoleum, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.235

Certificate of occupancy required before use. A cemetery authority shall not use any crypt or niche for the entombment or inurnment of human remains unless a certificate of occupancy has ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.240

Removal of bodies when structure becomes danger to public health; payment of expenses of reinterment.

1. Whenever any mausoleum, vault, crypt or structure heretofore erected, and containing one or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.250

Deposit of money required by NRS 452.120. There shall be deposited with the board of trustees or board of directors of any cemetery corporation or association where the mausoleum, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.270

Penalty. Any person, any member of a firm, or any officer or director of a corporation failing to comply with each and every provision of NRS 452.210 to 452.250, inclusive, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.285

Inalienability of lot or plat transferred from nonprofit corporation to individual holders; release of interest; restrictions on interment.

1. Whenever the cemetery lands and property of any nonprofit corporation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.290

Pasturing livestock in cemetery unlawful; penalty. Repealed. (See chapter 4, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 326.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.300

Opening road through cemetery unlawful without consent; penalty. Every person who shall make or open any road, or construct any railway, turnpike, canal or other public easement over, through, in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.305

Unlawful destruction of or damage to property in cemetery of nonprofit corporation; penalty; liability for damages.

1. Unless a greater penalty is provided by NRS 206.125, a person who:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.310

Certificate of authority: Requirement; application and supporting documents; filing fee and other fees; provision of information to Administrator.

1. No person may engage in the business of operating a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.330

Content of financial statement.

1. If the applicant is a new corporation, the financial statement required by NRS 452.310 shall designate the amount of stock subscribed, the consideration paid ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.340

Certificate of authority: Issuance; duration.

1. If the Board finds that the proposed cemetery authority has in good faith complied with all lawful requirements, it shall within 30 days ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.350

Regulations of cemetery authority. A cemetery authority may:

1. Adopt, amend and enforce rules and regulations for the use, care, control, management, restriction and protection of its property;

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.360

Map of cemetery: Requirements; content; inspection.

1. A cemetery authority, when additional property is required for interment, entombment or inurnment purposes, shall make maps showing:

(a) If land, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.410

Certificate of occupancy required before sale of crypt or niche; exceptions.

1. Except as may otherwise be specifically authorized in writing by the Administrator, after the Health Division’s written ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.590

Acquisition of existing cemetery authority: Requirements and fees for certificate of approval.

1. A person who proposes to purchase or acquire control of an existing cemetery authority, either by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.610

Penalty. In addition to any other penalty provided for in NRS 452.001 to 452.610, inclusive, any person who violates any provision of NRS 452.001 to 452.610, inclusive, or any regulation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.640

Definitions. As used in NRS 452.640 to 452.740, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Administrator” means the Commissioner of Insurance.

2. “Cemetery authority” means a person who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.645

Applicability of provisions. The provisions of:

1. NRS 452.650 to 452.700, inclusive, do not apply to cemeteries containing human remains only.

2. NRS 452.655 to 452.700, inclusive, do ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.650

Adoption of local ordinances. The governing body of a county, city or town may adopt such ordinances for the maintenance and operation of cemeteries for pets, and for the interment, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.655

Dedication of property for use as cemetery: Procedure; effect.

1. The owner of real property may dedicate any portion of the property for use as a cemetery for pets ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.660

Dedication of property for use as cemetery: Removal of dedication. The owner of property dedicated for use as a cemetery for pets may petition the district court of the judicial ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.665

Dedication of property for use as cemetery: Priority over encumbrances. The dedication of property for use as a cemetery for pets pursuant to NRS 452.655 is not defeated or otherwise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.670

Prerequisites to operation of cemetery. A person shall not operate a cemetery for pets unless:

1. The trust fund for the endowment care of the cemetery contains a principal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.675

Restriction on operation of crematory.

1. A person shall not operate a crematory for pets unless he is a cemetery authority who:

(a) Also holds a certificate of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.680

Authority of cemetery authority to dispose of remains when other arrangements have not been made; notice of authority. A cemetery authority:

1. May dispose of the remains of any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.685

Trust fund for endowment care: Requirements for deposit.

1. A cemetery authority shall, before the interment, inurnment or entombment of a pet, require a deposit for the trust fund ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.690

Trust fund for endowment care: Disposition of money received by or on behalf of cemetery authority. Any money received by or on behalf of a cemetery authority relating to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.695

Trust fund for endowment care: Receipt of contributions; purposes and validity of fund and contributions.

1. A cemetery authority may receive and hold as a part of or incident ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.700

Trust fund for endowment care: Exemption from process of law. In the absence of fraud, any money in a trust fund for the endowment care of a cemetery for pets ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.705

Trust fund for endowment care: Minimum sums.

1. Each trust fund for the endowment care of a cemetery for pets must contain a principal sum of not less than ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.710

Trust fund for endowment care: Trustees.

1. A cemetery authority may appoint a board of trustees of not less than three in number as trustees of its trust fund ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.715

Trust fund for endowment care: Administration.

1. The principal of all trust funds for the endowment care of a cemetery must be invested and the income only used for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.720

Trust fund for endowment care: Use; deposit and investments; submission of annual financial statement.

1. Money held in trust for the endowment care of a cemetery for pets must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.725

Additional contributions to cemetery authority in trust: Receipt; use; purposes; validity.

1. A cemetery authority may also take and hold any property bequeathed, granted, or given to it in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.730

Posting and inspection of sign indicating endowment care.

1. Each cemetery for pets shall post in a conspicuous place in each office where sales are conducted and at or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.735

Unlawful acts; investigation by Administrator.

1. It is unlawful for a cemetery authority, its officers, employees or agents, or a seller or agent certified or licensed pursuant to NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 452.740

Violations: Liability; penalty. Any person violating any of the provisions of NRS 452.710 to 452.725, inclusive, or 452.735 is personally liable for the violation and is guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.010

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 453A.020 to 453A.170, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.020

“Administer” defined. “Administer” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 453.021. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.030

“Attending physician” defined. “Attending physician” means a physician who:

1. Is licensed to practice:

(a) Medicine pursuant to the provisions of chapter 630 of NRS; or

(b) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.040

“Cachexia” defined. “Cachexia” means general physical wasting and malnutrition associated with chronic disease. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.050

“Chronic or debilitating medical condition” defined. “Chronic or debilitating medical condition” means:

1. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome;

2. Cancer;

3. Glaucoma;

4. A medical condition or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.060

“Deliver” and “delivery” defined. “Deliver” or “delivery” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 453.051. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.070

“Department” defined. “Department” means the State Department of Agriculture. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.080

“Designated primary caregiver” defined.

1. “Designated primary caregiver” means a person who:

(a) Is 18 years of age or older;

(b) Has significant responsibility for managing the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.090

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.100

“Drug paraphernalia” defined. “Drug paraphernalia” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 453.554. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.110

“Marijuana” defined. “Marijuana” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 453.096. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.120

“Medical use of marijuana” defined. “Medical use of marijuana” means:

1. The possession, delivery, production or use of marijuana;

2. The possession, delivery or use of paraphernalia ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.130

“Production” defined. “Production” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 453.131. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.140

“Registry identification card” defined. “Registry identification card” means a document issued by the Department or its designee that identifies:

1. A person who is exempt from state prosecution for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.150

“State prosecution” defined. “State prosecution” means prosecution initiated or maintained by the State of Nevada or an agency or political subdivision of the State of Nevada. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.160

“Usable marijuana” defined.

1. “Usable marijuana” means:

(a) The dried leaves and flowers of a plant of the genus Cannabis, and any mixture or preparation thereof, that are ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.170

“Written documentation” defined. “Written documentation” means:

1. A statement signed by the attending physician of a person diagnosed with a chronic or debilitating medical condition; or

2. Copies ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.200

Holder of valid registry identification card exempt from state prosecution for certain acts involving marijuana and drug paraphernalia; mere presence of person in vicinity of medical use of marijuana; limitation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.210

Registry identification cards: Program for issuance; application; required accompanying information; distribution of copies of application; verification of information contained in application; permissible grounds for denial of application; judicial review of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.220

Registry identification cards: Issuance to applicant; issuance to primary caregiver if primary caregiver has been designated at time of application; required contents; duration; renewal.

1. If the Department approves ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.230

Registry identification cards: Holder to notify Department of certain changes in information; required annual update of documentation from attending physician; designation of primary caregiver after initial issuance of card; deemed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.240

Registry identification cards: Card to be returned to Department following diagnosis of absence of chronic or debilitating medical condition. If a person to whom the Department or its designee has ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.250

Registry identification cards: General requirements concerning designation of primary caregiver; user of medical marijuana not to have more than one designated primary caregiver; timing of issuance of card to caregiver ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.300

Acts for which registry identification cardholder is not exempt from state prosecution and may not raise affirmative defense; additional penalty.

1. A person who holds a registry identification card ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.310

Affirmative defenses.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section and NRS 453A.300, it is an affirmative defense to a criminal charge of possession, delivery or production of marijuana, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.400

Possession of registry identification card not permissible grounds for search or inspection; care and return of seized property; determination that person is engaged or assisting in medical use of marijuana ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.500

Board of Medical Examiners and State Board of Osteopathic Medicine prohibited from taking disciplinary action against attending physician on basis of physician’s participation in certain activities in accordance with chapter. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.510

Professional licensing board prohibited from taking disciplinary action against licensee on basis of licensee’s participation in certain activities in accordance with chapter. A professional licensing board shall not take any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.600

Program for evaluation and research of medical use of marijuana: Establishment by University of Nevada School of Medicine; federal approval; participants and subjects; quarterly report to Interim Finance Committee.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.610

Program for evaluation and research of medical use of marijuana: Duties of University of Nevada School of Medicine concerning confidentiality; certain items of information not subject to subpoena, discovery or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.620

Program for evaluation and research of medical use of marijuana: Authority of Department of Administration of University of Nevada School of Medicine concerning gifts, grants, donations and contributions; deposit of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.630

Program for evaluation and research of medical use of marijuana: Deposit, use and disposition of money; Department of Administration of University of Nevada School of Medicine to administer account.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.640

Department to pursue approval of Federal Government for establishment of seed bank and for establishment of program to produce and deliver marijuana for medical use. The Department shall vigorously pursue ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.700

Duties of Department concerning confidentiality; certain items of information not subject to subpoena, discovery or inspection.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section and subsection 4 of NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.710

Addition of diseases and conditions to list of qualifying chronic or debilitating medical conditions: Petition; regulations.

1. A person may submit to the Division a petition requesting that a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.720

Authority of Director of Department concerning gifts, grants, donations and contributions; deposit of money in State Treasury.

1. The Director of the Department may apply for or accept any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.730

Deposit, use and disposition of money; Director of Department to administer account.

1. Any money the Director of the Department receives pursuant to NRS 453A.720 or that is appropriated ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.740

Regulations; fees. The Director of the Department shall adopt such regulations as the Director determines are necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter. The regulations must set forth, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.800

Costs associated with medical use of marijuana not required to be paid or reimbursed; medical use of marijuana not required to be accommodated in workplace. The provisions of this chapter ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453A.810

State not responsible for deleterious outcomes. The State must not be held responsible for any deleterious outcomes from the medical use of marijuana by any person. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.005

Applicability of chapter to medical use of marijuana. The provisions of this chapter do not apply to the extent that they are inconsistent with the provisions of chapter 453A of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.011

Short title; purpose.

1. NRS 453.011 to 453.348, inclusive, may be cited as the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.

2. The Uniform Controlled Substances Act (1990) is substituted in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.013

Uniformity of interpretation. NRS 453.011 to 453.348, inclusive, shall be so applied and construed as to effectuate its general purpose and to make uniform the law with respect to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.016

Definitions. As used in this chapter, the words and terms defined in NRS 453.021 to 453.141, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections except in instances where ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.021

“Administer” defined. “Administer” means the direct application of a controlled substance, whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion or any other means, to the body of a patient or research subject by:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.023

“Advanced practitioner of nursing” defined. “Advanced practitioner of nursing” means a registered nurse who holds a valid certificate of recognition as an advanced practitioner of nursing issued by the State ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.026

“Agent” defined. “Agent” means a pharmacist, licensed practical nurse or registered nurse who cares for a patient of a prescribing practitioner in a medical facility or an authorized person who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.031

“Board” defined. “Board” means the State Board of Pharmacy. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.038

“Chart order” defined. “Chart order” means an order entered on the chart of a patient:

1. In a hospital, facility for intermediate care or facility for skilled nursing which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.039

“Compound” and “compounding” defined. “Compound” or “compounding” means to form or make up a composite product by combining two or more different ingredients. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.043

“Controlled substance analog” defined.

1. “Controlled substance analog” means a substance the chemical structure of which is substantially similar to the chemical structure of a controlled substance placed in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.046

“Counterfeit substance” defined. “Counterfeit substance” means a controlled substance which, or the container or labeling of which, without authorization, bears the trademark, trade name or other identifying mark, imprint, number ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.051

“Deliver” and “delivery” defined. “Deliver” or “delivery” means the actual, constructive or attempted transfer from one person to another of a controlled substance, whether or not there is an agency ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.053

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.056

“Dispense” defined.

1. Except as limited by subsection 2, “dispense” means to deliver a controlled substance to an ultimate user, patient or research subject by or pursuant to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.061

“Dispenser” defined. “Dispenser” means a practitioner who dispenses. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.066

“Distribute” defined. “Distribute” means to deliver other than by administering or dispensing a controlled substance. The term includes wholesale distribution as defined in NRS 639.0155. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.071

“Distributor” defined. “Distributor” means a person who distributes. The term includes a wholesaler as defined in NRS 639.016. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.076

“Division” defined. “Division” means the Investigation Division of the Department of Public Safety. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.081

“Drug” defined.

1. “Drug” means substances:

(a) Recognized as drugs in the official United States Pharmacopoeia, official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, or official National Formulary, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.082

“Drug Enforcement Administration” defined. “Drug Enforcement Administration” means the Drug Enforcement Administration of the United States Department of Justice, or its successor agency. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.083

“Fill” defined. “Fill” means the counting, measuring, compounding, pouring, packaging and labeling required to prepare a drug for either direct or indirect delivery to a patient. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.085

“Hospital” defined. “Hospital” means any facility which is licensed by the Department as a hospital and which provides care and treatment of human illness or other abnormal physical or mental ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.086

“Immediate precursor” defined. “Immediate precursor” means a substance:

1. Which the Board has found to be and by regulation has designated to be the principal compound commonly used or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.087

“Institutional pharmacy” defined. “Institutional pharmacy” means a pharmacy or other storage place as defined by regulations adopted by the Board which is a part of or operated in conjunction with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.0875

“Isomer” defined. “Isomer” means an optical isomer, but in subsection 5 of NRS 453.101 the term includes a geometric isomer. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.091

“Manufacture” defined.

1. “Manufacture” means the production, preparation, propagation, compounding, conversion or processing of a substance, either directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of natural origin, or independently ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.096

“Marijuana” defined.

1. “Marijuana” means:

(a) All parts of any plant of the genus Cannabis, whether growing or not;

(b) The seeds thereof;

(c) The resin ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.098

“Narcotic addict” defined. “Narcotic addict” means a person of any age who has developed a compulsion to continue taking or who has developed a psychic or physical dependence on the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.099

“Narcotic addiction” defined. “Narcotic addiction” means compulsion to continue taking or psychic or physical dependence on the effects of a narcotic drug. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.101

“Narcotic drug” defined. “Narcotic drug” means any of the following, however manufactured:

1. Opium, opium derivative, and any derivative of either, including their salts, isomers and salts of isomers ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.106

“Opiate” defined.

1. “Opiate” means any substance having an addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability similar to morphine or being capable of conversion into a drug having addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.111

“Opium poppy” defined. “Opium poppy” means the plant of the species Papaver somniferum L., except its seeds. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.113

“Person” defined. “Person” includes a government or a governmental subdivision or agency. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.117

“Pharmacy” defined.

1. “Pharmacy” means every store or shop licensed by the Board where drugs, controlled substances, poisons, medicines or chemicals are stored or possessed, or dispensed or sold ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.118

“Pharmacy in a correctional institution” defined. “Pharmacy in a correctional institution” means a pharmacy or other storage place for medicines, controlled substances and dangerous drugs which is a part of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.121

“Poppy straw” defined. “Poppy straw” means all parts, except the seeds, of the opium poppy, after mowing. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.126

“Practitioner” defined. “Practitioner” means:

1. A physician, dentist, veterinarian or podiatric physician who holds a license to practice his profession in this State and is registered pursuant to this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.128

“Prescription” defined.

1. “Prescription” means:

(a) An order given individually for the person for whom prescribed, directly from a physician, osteopathic physician’s assistant, physician assistant, dentist, podiatric physician, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.131

“Production” defined. “Production” includes the manufacturing of a controlled substance and the planting, cultivation, growing or harvesting of a plant from which a controlled substance is derived. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.134

“Refill” defined. “Refill” means to fill again. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.136

“State” defined. “State” means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or a territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.137

“Steroid” defined. “Steroid” means any of the compounds that contain a hydrogenated cyclopentophenanthrene-ring system, and includes the sterols. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.141

“Ultimate user” defined. “Ultimate user” means a person who lawfully possesses a controlled substance for his own use or the use of a member of his household or for administering ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.146

Powers and duties of Board.

1. The Board shall administer the provisions of NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive, and may add substances to or delete or reschedule all substances ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.151

Cooperative arrangements; confidentiality of information.

1. The Board and the Division shall cooperate with federal and other state agencies in discharging their responsibilities concerning traffic in controlled substances and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.153

Cooperation between Board and Division required. The Board and Division shall cooperate with each other in effectuating the purposes of NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.154

Division required to prepare certain reports concerning controlled substances; Division and Board may enter into agreements with public agencies; requirements.

1. In this section, “diversion” means the transfer of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.1545

Board and Division required to develop computerized program to track prescriptions for controlled substances; reporting of illegal activity; confidentiality of information obtained from program; gifts, grants and donations.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.155

Board or Division authorized to conduct programs for research and education.

1. The Board or Division, in cooperation with the Health Division of the Department, may carry out educational ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.157

Confidentiality of information concerning research or medical practice. A practitioner engaged in medical practice or research is not required or compelled to furnish the name or identity of a patient ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.159

Existing orders or regulations unaffected. Any orders and regulations promulgated under any law affected by NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive, and in effect on January 1, 1972, and not in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.166

Schedule I tests. The Board shall place a substance in schedule I if it finds that the substance:

1. Has high potential for abuse; and

2. Has no ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.176

Schedule II tests. The Board shall place a substance in schedule II if it finds that:

1. The substance has high potential for abuse;

2. The substance has ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.186

Schedule III tests. The Board shall place a substance in schedule III if it finds that:

1. The substance has a potential for abuse less than the substances listed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.196

Schedule IV tests. The Board shall place a substance in schedule IV if it finds that:

1. The substance has a low potential for abuse relative to substances in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.206

Schedule V tests. The Board shall place a substance in schedule V if it finds that:

1. The substance has a low potential for abuse relative to substances listed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.211

Review, revision and dissemination of schedules.

1. The Board shall:

(a) Review the schedules annually and maintain a list of current schedules.

(b) Upon the revision ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.216

Nomenclature. The controlled substances listed or to be listed in schedules I, II, III, IV or V are included by whatever official, common, usual, chemical or trade name designated. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.218

Addition of immediate precursor to schedule. The Board, without regard to the findings required by NRS 453.166, 453.176, 453.186, 453.196, 453.206 or subsection 4 of NRS 453.146 or the procedures ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.2182

Treatment by Board when substance is designated, rescheduled or deleted as controlled substance by federal law. If a substance is designated, rescheduled or deleted as a controlled substance pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.2184

Scheduling of substance by extraordinary regulation. The Board, by extraordinary regulation and without regard to the requirements of subsections 1, 2 and 3 of NRS 453.146 may schedule a substance ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.2186

Board prohibited from including certain substances on schedule; exceptions; required considerations.

1. Authority to control pursuant to NRS 453.146, 453.218, 453.2182 and 453.2184 does not extend to distilled spirits, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.2188

Placement of substance in schedule allowed if controlled by federal law pursuant to international treaty, convention or protocol. The Board may place a substance in schedule I, II, III, IV ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.219

Controlled substance analog: Treatment as substance in schedule I; notice of prosecution; determination by Board. A controlled substance analog, to the extent intended for human consumption, must be treated, for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.221

Regulations; fees.

1. The Board may adopt regulations and charge reasonable fees relating to the registration and control of the dispensing of controlled substances within this State.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.226

Requirements for registration; authority of registrant; exemptions and waivers; inspections.

1. Every practitioner or other person who dispenses any controlled substance within this State or who proposes to engage ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.231

Registration: Public interest; specific controlled substances; research.

1. The Board shall register an applicant to dispense controlled substances included in schedules I to V, inclusive, unless it determines that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.232

Penalty for failure to register. A person who dispenses a controlled substance without being registered by the Board if required by NRS 453.231 is guilty of a category D felony ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.233

Notice of conviction of registered person to be furnished. Upon the conviction of any person required to be registered under the provisions of NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive, of violation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.236

Suspension, revocation of registration; seizure, placement under seal of controlled substance owned or possessed by registrant; notification of Drug Enforcement Administration and Division concerning suspension, revocation or forfeiture; registrant prohibited ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.241

Administrative proceedings to deny, suspend or revoke registration.

1. Administrative proceedings by the Board to deny, suspend or revoke a registration must be initiated, conducted and concluded pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.246

Recordkeeping and inventory requirements for registrants. Persons registered to dispense controlled substances pursuant to the provisions of NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive, shall keep records and maintain inventories in conformance ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.251

Order forms. Controlled substances listed in schedules I and II may be distributed by a registrant or licensed pharmacy to another registrant or licensed pharmacy only pursuant to an order ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.256

Prescriptions; requirements for dispensing certain substances; penalty.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a substance included in schedule II must not be dispensed without the written prescription ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.257

Filling second or subsequent prescriptions. A pharmacist shall not fill a second or subsequent prescription for a controlled substance listed in schedule II for the same patient unless the frequency ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.261

Administrative inspections.

1. The Division or the Board may make administrative inspections of controlled premises in accordance with the following provisions:

(a) When authorized by an administrative warrant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.266

Administrative warrant for inspection.

1. Issuance and execution of an administrative warrant for inspection must be as follows:

(a) A magistrate, within his jurisdiction, and upon proper oath ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.271

Powers of enforcement of officers and employees of Division. Any officer or employee of the Division designated by his appointing authority may:

1. Carry firearms in the performance of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.276

Injunctions. The Board or the Attorney General may bring an action to enjoin any act which would be in violation of the provisions of this chapter. Such an action must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.281

Burden of proof; immunity of officers from liability.

1. It is not necessary for the State to negate any exemption or exception in the provisions of NRS 453.011 to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.286

Judicial review. All final determinations, findings and conclusions of the Board or Division under the provisions of NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive, are final and conclusive decisions of the matters ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.301

Property subject to forfeiture. The following are subject to forfeiture pursuant to NRS 179.1156 to 179.119, inclusive:

1. All controlled substances which have been manufactured, distributed, dispensed or acquired ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.305

Forfeiture of real property or mobile home: Notices to owner.

1. Whenever a person is arrested for violating any of the provisions of NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive, except ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.311

Controlled substances; plants; seizure and forfeiture.

1. Controlled substances listed in schedule I:

(a) That are possessed, transferred, sold or offered for sale in violation of the provisions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.316

Opening or maintaining of place for unlawful sale, gift or use of controlled substance prohibited; penalties; prohibition against probation or suspension of sentence for certain repeat offenders.

1. A ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.321

Offer, attempt or commission of unauthorized act relating to controlled or counterfeit substance unlawful; penalties; prohibition against probation or suspension of sentence for certain repeat offenders.

1. Except ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.322

Offer, attempt or commission of unauthorized act relating to manufacture or compounding of certain controlled substances unlawful; penalty; prohibition against probation of offenders.

1. Except as authorized by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.323

Substitution of substance in unlawful transaction prohibited; penalties; prohibition against probation or suspension of sentence for certain repeat offenders. Repealed. (See chapter 33, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 384.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.326

Unlawful acts relating to recordkeeping, inspections and knowingly keeping or maintaining place where controlled substances are unlawfully used, kept or sold; penalty.

1. It is unlawful for a person:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.331

Unlawful acts relating to distribution of certain controlled substances by registrants, use of unauthorized registration number and possession of signed blank prescription forms; certain fraudulent acts prohibited; penalty.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.332

Unlawful acts relating to imitation controlled substances; penalties.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 6, it is unlawful for a person to manufacture, distribute, sell or possess with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.333

Penalties for making available controlled substance which causes death. If the death of a person is proximately caused by a controlled substance which was sold, given, traded or otherwise made ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3335

Additional penalty for failing to render or seek medical assistance for person injured or killed by use of controlled substance under certain circumstances.

1. Except as otherwise provided in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.334

Penalty for second or subsequent offense of sale of controlled substance to minor. Unless a greater penalty is provided in NRS 453.333, a person who is convicted of selling a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3345

Additional penalty for commission of certain violations at or near school, school bus stop, recreational facilities for minors or public park.

1. Unless a greater penalty is provided ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3351

Additional penalty for commission of certain violations which involve methamphetamine under certain circumstances.

1. Unless a greater penalty is provided by law, and except as otherwise provided in NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.336

Unlawful possession not for purpose of sale: Prohibition; penalties.

1. A person shall not knowingly or intentionally possess a controlled substance, unless the substance was obtained directly from, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3361

Unlawful possession not for purpose of sale: Local ordinances adopting penalties for certain similar offenses; allocation of fines collected for violation of local ordinance.

1. A local authority may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3363

Suspension of proceedings and probation of accused under certain conditions; effect of discharge and dismissal.

1. If a person who has not previously been convicted of any offense pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3365

Sealing of record of person convicted of possession of controlled substance not for purpose of sale; conditions.

1. Three years after a person is convicted and sentenced pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.337

Unlawful possession for sale of flunitrazepam, gamma-hydroxybutyrate and schedule I or II substances; penalties.

1. Except as otherwise authorized by the provisions of NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive, it ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.338

Unlawful possession for sale of substances classified in schedule III, IV or V; penalties.

1. Except as authorized by the provisions of NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive, it is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3383

Determination of weight of controlled substance for purposes of NRS 453.3385, 453.339 and 453.3395. For the purposes of NRS 453.3385, 453.339 and 453.3395, the weight of the controlled substance as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3385

Trafficking in controlled substances: Flunitrazepam, gamma-hydroxybutyrate and schedule I substances, except marijuana. Except as otherwise authorized by the provisions of NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive, a person who knowingly or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.339

Trafficking in controlled substances: Marijuana.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive, a person who knowingly or intentionally sells, manufactures, delivers or brings into this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3395

Trafficking in controlled substances: Schedule II substances. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive, a person who knowingly or intentionally sells, manufactures, delivers or brings into this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3405

Trafficking in controlled substances: Suspended sentence limited; eligibility for parole; reduction or suspension of sentence of person assisting in identification, arrest or conviction.

1. Except as provided in subsection ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.341

Prosecution or proceeding under prior law unaffected.

1. Prosecution for any violation of law occurring before January 1, 1972, is not affected or abated by the provisions of NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.346

Effect of conviction or acquittal under federal or other state laws.

1. If a violation of NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive, is a violation of a federal law or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.348

Previous convictions. In any proceeding brought under NRS 453.316, 453.321, 453.322, 453.333, 453.334, 453.337, 453.338 or 453.401, any previous convictions of the offender for a felony relating to controlled substances ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3611

Definitions. As used in NRS 453.3611 to 453.3648, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 453.3615 to 453.3628, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3615

“Dangerous drug” defined. “Dangerous drug” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 454.201. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3618

“Illegal Internet pharmacy” defined.

1. “Illegal Internet pharmacy” means a person located within or outside this State who is not licensed and certified by the Board pursuant to chapter ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3621

“Imitation controlled substance” defined. “Imitation controlled substance” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 453.332. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3625

“Internet” defined.

1. “Internet” means:

(a) The computer network commonly known as the Internet and any other computer network that is similar to or is a predecessor or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3628

“Prescription drug” defined. “Prescription drug” means:

1. A controlled substance or dangerous drug that may be dispensed to an ultimate user only pursuant to a lawful prescription; and

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3633

Circumstances under which person has “reasonable cause to believe.” For the purposes of NRS 453.3611 to 453.3648, inclusive, a person has “reasonable cause to believe” if, in light of all ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3635

Applicability.

1. The provisions of NRS 453.3611 to 453.3648, inclusive, do not apply to a person who is:

(a) A common or contract carrier or warehouseman, or an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3638

Unlawful acts relating to filling or refilling prescription or delivering certain substances or drugs; aiding unlawful act prohibited; penalties; multiple punishments authorized.

1. A person who is located within ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3639

Unlawful acts relating to filling or refilling prescription via Internet; aiding unlawful act prohibited; penalties; multiple punishments authorized.

1. A person who is located within or outside this State ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3643

Unlawful acts relating to issuance of prescription; circumstances under which practitioner or person licensed by another jurisdiction is prohibited from prescribing prescription drug; aiding unlawful act prohibited; penalties; multiple punishments ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.3648

Concurrent jurisdiction of Attorney General and district attorneys to prosecute violations.

1. The Attorney General has concurrent jurisdiction with the district attorneys of this State for the enforcement of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.371

Definitions. As used in NRS 453.371 to 453.552, inclusive:

1. “Advanced practitioner of nursing” means a person who holds a certificate of recognition granted pursuant to NRS 632.237 and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.375

Authority to possess and administer controlled substances. A controlled substance may be possessed and administered by the following persons:

1. A practitioner.

2. A registered nurse licensed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.377

Authority to dispense controlled substances. A controlled substance may be dispensed by:

1. A registered pharmacist upon a legal prescription from a practitioner or to a pharmacy in a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.381

Limitations on prescribing, possessing, administering, transporting and dispensing controlled substances.

1. In addition to the limitations imposed by NRS 453.256 and 453.3611 to 453.3648, inclusive, a physician, physician assistant, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.385

Adoption of regulations governing prescriptions for controlled substances; compliance with federal law.

1. Each prescription for a controlled substance must comply with the regulations of the Board adopted pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.391

Unlawful taking or obtaining of controlled substance or prescription. A person shall not:

1. Unlawfully take, obtain or attempt to take or obtain a controlled substance or a prescription ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.401

Penalties for conspiracy.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsections 3 and 4, if two or more persons conspire to commit an offense which is a felony under the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.411

Unlawful use of controlled substance; penalties.

1. It is unlawful for a person knowingly to use or be under the influence of a controlled substance except in accordance with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.421

Penalty for violation of NRS 453.371 to 453.391, inclusive. A person who violates any provision of NRS 453.371 to 453.391, inclusive, is guilty of a category C felony ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.431

Unlawful acts relating to filling and refilling prescriptions and obtaining controlled substance or prescription; authorization to request proper identification from person requesting controlled substance.

1. A pharmacist shall not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.505

Controlled substance for which prescription is not required: Violation of regulation by pharmacist; misrepresentation to pharmacist to obtain controlled substance; penalties.

1. Any pharmacist who violates any regulation of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.521

Unlawful possession or sale of nasal inhaler; exception. It is unlawful for any person within this State to possess, sell, offer to sell or hold for the purpose of sale ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.541

Sacramental use of peyote permitted. The criminal sanction provided in NRS 453.011 to 453.552, inclusive, does not apply to that plant of the genus Lophophora commonly known as peyote when ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.551

Immunity for acts in performance of official duties. All agents or inspectors of the Board or Division, peace officers, and the Attorney General, district attorneys and their deputies while investigating ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.552

Criminal penalties additional to civil penalties or sanctions.

1. Any penalty imposed for violation of NRS 453.011 to 453.551, inclusive, is in addition to, and not in lieu of, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.553

Action to recover civil penalty: Persons liable for civil penalty; action to be brought by Attorney General or district attorney; definitions.

1. In addition to any criminal penalty imposed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.5531

Action to recover civil penalty: Amount of money recoverable as civil penalty.

1. The State of Nevada is entitled, in a civil action brought pursuant to NRS 453.553 involving ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.5532

Money collected as civil penalty: Limitations on use.

1. Any money collected as a civil penalty pursuant to NRS 453.5531 must be used to pay the actual cost of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.5533

Limitation on action to recover civil penalty; effect of criminal proceeding on civil action.

1. A civil action brought pursuant to NRS 453.553 must be brought within 3 years ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.554

“Drug paraphernalia” defined. As used in NRS 453.554 to 453.566, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, “drug paraphernalia” means all equipment, products and materials of any kind which are used, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.556

Factors for identifying object as item of drug paraphernalia. In determining whether an object is an item of drug paraphernalia, a court or other authority, as the case may be, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.558

Injunctions. The district attorney or city attorney of any county or city, respectively, in which there is drug paraphernalia, may file a complaint in the district court seeking to enjoin ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.560

Unlawful delivery, sale, possession or manufacture. Unless a greater penalty is provided in NRS 212.160, a person who delivers or sells, possesses with the intent to deliver or sell, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.562

Unlawful delivery to minor. A person 18 years of age or older who violates NRS 453.560 by delivering drug paraphernalia to a person under 18 years of age who is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.564

Unlawful advertising. Any person who places in any printed publication any advertisement, knowing, or under circumstances where one reasonably should know, that the purpose of the advertisement, in whole or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.566

Unlawful use or possession. Any person who uses, or possesses with intent to use, drug paraphernalia to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, prepare, test, analyze, pack, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.568

Report of loss or theft of controlled substance. All loss or theft of controlled substances must be reported on forms provided by the Division to the Board and Division within ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.570

Amount of controlled substance needed to sustain conviction for prohibited offense. The amount of a controlled substance needed to sustain a conviction of a person for an offense prohibited by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.575

Fee for analysis of controlled substance or other substance or drug: Inclusion in sentence of offender; distribution and use of proceeds.

1. If a defendant pleads guilty to or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.580

Program for treatment of certain offenders: Powers and duties of court; contents; payment of costs.

1. A court may establish an appropriate treatment program to which it may assign ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.600

Declaration of legislative purpose. It is the purpose of NRS 453.600 to 453.730, inclusive, to protect and promote the health, welfare and safety of the people of this State by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.660

Experimental and clinical programs; personnel; regulations. The Health Division of the Department shall:

1. Within the limits of available funds, including, but not limited to, legislative appropriation, develop and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.670

Local governments may assist programs and services. A county or city may extend funds for the purpose of establishing or maintaining any program or service provided for in NRS 453.660. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.680

Cooperative agreements. The Health Division of the Department may cooperate and contract with:

1. Any agency of the Federal Government;

2. Other states;

3. Any political subdivision; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.690

Information to be furnished.

1. Every person or institution authorized to dispense or administer narcotic drugs shall furnish to the Health Division of the Department, the Investigation Division of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.700

Application for treatment; regulations for voluntary submission.

1. Any person who believes himself to be a narcotic addict may make application to the Health Division of the Department for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.710

Liability for costs of treatment. When a narcotic addict is being treated under a program or service maintained under NRS 453.660, his estate or legally responsible relatives, if of sufficient ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.720

Confidential and privileged information. Unless otherwise requested by a narcotic addict being treated, or a person who in the past was treated, under NRS 453.660, all information in possession of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 453.730

Emergency treatment authorized without notification to law enforcement officer or agency. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any physician may render emergency treatment for narcotic or dangerous drug abuse without ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.001

Definitions. As used in this chapter, the words and terms defined in NRS 454.0015 to 454.0098, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections, unless a different meaning ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.0015

“Advanced practitioner of nursing” defined. “Advanced practitioner of nursing” means a registered nurse who holds a valid certificate of recognition as an advanced practitioner of nursing issued by the State ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.002

“Authorized officers of the law” defined. “Authorized officers of the law” means:

1. Peace officers;

2. Members, investigators and inspectors of the Board;

3. Inspectors of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.003

“Board” defined. “Board” means the State Board of Pharmacy. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.0041

“Chart order” defined. “Chart order” means an order entered on the chart of a patient:

1. In a hospital, facility for intermediate care or facility for skilled nursing which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.005

“Chemical” defined. “Chemical” includes all chemicals intended, designed and labeled for use in the cure, treatment, mitigation or prevention of disease in man or other animals. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.0053

“Compound” and “compounding” defined. “Compound” or “compounding” means to form or make up a composite product by combining two or more different ingredients. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.0058

“Fill” defined. “Fill” means the counting, measuring, compounding, pouring, packaging and labeling required to prepare a drug for either direct or indirect delivery to a patient. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.006

“Furnish” defined. “Furnish” means to supply by any means, by sale or otherwise. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.007

“Hospital” defined. “Hospital” means any institution, place, building or agency which is licensed by the Department of Human Resources as a hospital and which operates facilities for the care and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.009

“Hypodermics” defined. “Hypodermics” means any syringe, needle, instrument, device or implement intended or capable of being adapted for the purpose of administering drugs by subcutaneous, intramuscular or intravenous injection. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.00905

“Institutional pharmacy” defined. “Institutional pharmacy” means a pharmacy or other storage place as defined by regulations adopted by the Board which is a part of or is operated in conjunction ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.00911

“Laboratory” defined. “Laboratory” means a research, teaching or testing laboratory not engaged in the sale of drugs but using dangerous drugs for scientific or teaching purposes. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.0092

“Manufacturer” defined. “Manufacturer” means a person who:

1. Derives, produces, prepares, compounds, mixes, cultivates, grows or processes any drug;

2. Repackages any drug for the purpose of resale; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.00922

“Medical intern” defined. “Medical intern” means a medical graduate acting as an assistant in a hospital for the purpose of clinical training. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.0094

“Pharmacy” defined.

1. “Pharmacy” means every store or shop licensed by the Board where drugs, controlled substances, poisons, medicines or chemicals are stored or possessed, or dispensed or sold ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.00945

“Pharmacy in a correctional institution” defined. “Pharmacy in a correctional institution” means a pharmacy or other storage place for medicines, controlled substances and dangerous drugs which is a part of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.0095

“Physician,” “dentist,” “podiatric physician,” “optometrist,” “veterinarian” and “pharmacist” defined. “Physician,” “dentist,” “podiatric physician,” “optometrist,” “veterinarian” and “pharmacist” mean persons authorized by a currently valid license to practice their respective professions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.00958

“Practitioner” defined. “Practitioner” means:

1. A physician, dentist, veterinarian or podiatric physician who holds a valid license to practice his profession in this State.

2. A pharmacy, hospital ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.00961

“Prescription” defined.

1. “Prescription” means:

(a) An order given individually for the person for whom prescribed, directly from the practitioner, or his agent, to a pharmacist or indirectly ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.00973

“Public health program” defined. “Public health program” means a program of the government which is:

1. Administered by the officers and agents of:

(a) The Health Division of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.00976

“Refill” defined. “Refill” means to fill again. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.00978

“Ultimate user” defined. “Ultimate user” means a person who lawfully possesses a dangerous drug for his own use or the use of a member of his household or for administering ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.0098

“Wholesaler” defined. “Wholesaler” means a wholesale distributor as defined by 21 C.F.R. § 205.3(g) who supplies dangerous drugs or chemicals or devices or appliances that are restricted by federal law ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.010

“Poison” defined. As used in NRS 454.010 to 454.170, inclusive, “poison” means any substance having an inherent deleterious property which when internally or externally applied to the body of man ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.020

Poisons enumerated in Schedules “A,” “B” and “C” in NRS 454.010 may not be sold unless warning label affixed to package.

1. It is unlawful for any person to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.030

Requirements for sale or delivery of poison listed in Schedule “A” or “B.” It is unlawful to vend, sell, deliver or otherwise furnish any of the poisons named in Schedule ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.040

Fictitious name or false representations to seller or dealer prohibited. It is unlawful for any person to give a fictitious name or false address or make any false representations to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.045

Sale or delivery of poison listed in Schedule “B” only by registered pharmacist. It is unlawful for any person, other than a registered pharmacist or an intern pharmacist acting under ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.050

Book of transactions concerning poison: Contents; when entry required; exceptions.

1. It is unlawful to vend, sell, furnish or deliver any poison included in Schedule “A,” the additions thereto ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.060

Book of transactions concerning poison: Form and preservation.

1. The poison book shall be in form substantially as follows:

 

Date

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.080

English language to be used in book and on label or package; additional entry in foreign language permissible. The entries in the poison book and the printed or written matter ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.090

Sale of poison listed in Schedule “A” exempt from registration.

1. Dealers, manufacturers and pharmacists are exempted from the registration of the sale of any poison enumerated in Schedule ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.110

Additional restrictions on sale of poison; adoption of regulations by Board. When, in the opinion of the Board, it is in the interest of the public health, the Board is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.130

Telephone number of poison control center to be available at pharmacies. Each pharmacy must have available for the information of the public the telephone number of the closest poison control ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.150

Agents for enforcement; access for inspection. The Commissioner and agents appointed as provided in chapter 585 of NRS for the enforcement of the Nevada Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act are ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.160

District attorney to conduct actions and prosecutions. The district attorney of the county wherein any violation of NRS 454.010 to 454.170, inclusive, is committed shall conduct all actions and prosecutions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.170

Penalty. Any person violating any of the provisions of NRS 454.010 to 454.160, inclusive, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.181

Application of definitions. Definitions of words and terms in NRS 454.00922, 454.191, 454.201 and 454.211 apply only to NRS 454.181 to 454.371, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.191

“Administer” defined. “Administer” means the direct application of a drug or medicine referred to in NRS 454.181 to 454.371, inclusive, whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion or any other means, to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.201

“Dangerous drug” defined. “Dangerous drug” means any drug, other than a controlled substance, unsafe for self-medication or unsupervised use, and includes the following:

1. Any drug which has been ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.211

“Dispense” defined.

1. “Dispense” means the furnishing of a dangerous drug in any amount greater than that which is necessary for the present and immediate needs of the ultimate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.215

Authority to dispense dangerous drugs. A dangerous drug may be dispensed by:

1. A registered pharmacist upon the legal prescription from a practitioner or to a pharmacy in a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.221

Furnishing dangerous drug without prescription prohibited; penalty; exceptions.

1. A person who furnishes any dangerous drug except upon the prescription of a practitioner is guilty of a category D ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.223

Prescription to be written on prescription blank or chart of patient; contents.

1. Each prescription for a dangerous drug must be written on a prescription blank or as an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.231

Pharmacist to fill or refill prescription for use only by person to whom prescription originally issued. No pharmacist shall knowingly fill or refill any prescription for a dangerous drug for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.286

Records: Maintenance; retention; inspection; penalty.

1. Every retail pharmacy, hospital or any practitioner who engages in the practice of dispensing or furnishing drugs to patients shall maintain a complete ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.291

Stock of dangerous drugs and records open to inspection; penalty.

1. All stock and records of purchase and disposition of any dangerous drug of a wholesaler, pharmacy, practitioner, hospital, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.296

Immunity from prosecution of employees of Board and peace officers. All agents, assistants and inspectors of the Board and peace officers, while investigating violations of NRS 454.181 to 454.371, inclusive, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.301

Conditions under which practitioner or veterinarian may furnish drugs without prescription.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a practitioner who dispenses drugs and who personally furnishes his ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.306

Use of minor as agent; unlawful furnishing of dangerous drug to minor; penalty. A person who violates any provision of NRS 454.181 to 454.371, inclusive, by use of a minor ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.311

Fraudulent possession of dangerous drug or prescription; false or altered prescription; penalty.

1. A person, other than a peace officer or inspector of the Board in the performance of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.316

Possession of dangerous drug without prescription unlawful; penalties; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, a person who possesses a dangerous drug, except that furnished to him ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.321

Unlawful dispensing or furnishing of dangerous drug; penalty. Any person who dispenses or furnishes or permits the dispensing or furnishing of any dangerous drug in violation of NRS 454.301 is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.323

Sale or distribution of product containing toluene to person less than 18 years of age.

1. Except as provided in subsection 3, any person who sells or gives aerosol ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.326

Misrepresentation by use of telephone to obtain dangerous drug; penalty. A person who, in order to obtain any dangerous drug, falsely represents himself in a telephone conversation with a pharmacist ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.341

Unlawful possession or sale of nasal inhaler; exception. It is unlawful for any person within this State to possess, sell, offer to sell or hold for the purpose of sale ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.346

Use or possession with intent to use drug, chemical, poison or organic solvent to induce euphoria or hallucinations unlawful; exception.

1. Any person who inhales, ingests, applies or otherwise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.351

Drugs which may not be introduced into interstate commerce; penalty; exemptions.

1. Any person within this State who possesses, procures, obtains, processes, produces, derives, manufactures, sells, offers for sale, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.356

Penalty for violation. Except as otherwise specifically provided, every person who violates any provision of NRS 454.181 to 454.371, inclusive, is guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.358

Fee for analysis of dangerous drug included in sentence; distribution of money collected; limitations on use of money.

1. When a defendant pleads guilty to or is found guilty ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.361

Conviction for violation of provision concerning dangerous drugs constitutes grounds for suspension or revocation of professional license. A conviction of the violation of any of the provisions of NRS 454.181 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.366

Administration and enforcement by Board. The Board shall administer and enforce NRS 454.181 to 454.371, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.371

Limitations on furnishing dangerous drug; adoption of regulations by Board; penalties.

1. If the Board finds any drug to be dangerous to the public health or safety, it may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.480

Requirements for sale with or without prescription.

1. Hypodermic devices which are not restricted by federal law to sale by or on the order of a physician may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.500

Regulation of sale of hypodermic devices other than hypodermic needles or syringes. The Board shall establish, by regulation, the type of devices other than hypodermic needles and syringes that must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.510

Unlawful possession of hypodermic device. It is unlawful for any person to have in his possession or under his control any hypodermic device unless he has acquired possession of such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.520

Misuse of hypodermic device; penalty. Any person who has lawfully obtained a hypodermic device, as provided by NRS 454.480 to 454.530, inclusive, and uses, permits or causes, directly or indirectly, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.530

Obtaining possession of hypodermic device by forged or fictitious name or fraudulent misrepresentation; penalty. Any person who obtains possession of any hypodermic device by a fraudulent representation, a forged or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.534

Burden of proving exception or exemption. In any complaint, information or indictment and in any action or proceeding brought for the enforcement of any provision of NRS 454.181 to 454.530, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.535

Amount of drug needed to sustain conviction for prohibited offense. The amount of a drug needed to sustain a conviction of a person for an offense prohibited by NRS 454.181 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.680

Applicability to certain products. This chapter does not apply to:

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 454.323, products subject to the provisions of the Federal Hazardous Substances Act, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.695

Prescriptions by advanced practitioners of nursing.

1. An advanced practitioner of nursing may prescribe poisons, dangerous drugs and devices for legitimate medical purposes in accordance with:

(a) The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 454.710

Injunctions. The Board may bring an action to enjoin any act which would be in violation of the provisions of this chapter. Such action must be commenced in the district ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.010

Short title. This chapter may be cited as the Skier Safety Act. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.020

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 455A.030 to 455A.090, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.030

“Passenger” defined. “Passenger” means a person who utilizes a ski lift for transportation. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.040

“Ski area” defined. “Ski area” means the slopes, trails, runs and other areas under the control of a skiing operator that are intended to be used for skiing or for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.050

“Ski lift” defined. “Ski lift” means a device, except for an elevator, that carries, pulls or pushes a person along a level or inclined path to, from or within a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.060

“Ski patrol” defined. “Ski patrol” means agents or employees of a skiing operator who patrol the ski area. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.070

“Skier” defined. “Skier” means a person who skis in a ski area. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.080

“Skiing operator” defined. “Skiing operator” means a person, or a governmental agency or political subdivision of this state, who controls or operates an area where persons ski. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.090

“Surface lift” defined. “Surface lift” means a ski lift designed for skiers to remain in contact with the ground or snowy surface during transportation. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.100

Prohibited acts while on a ski lift; skier prohibited from skiing in area posted as closed. A skier shall not:

1. Embark upon a ski lift:

(a) When ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.110

Duties of skier. A skier shall, to the extent that the matter is within his control:

1. Locate and ascertain the meaning of signs in his vicinity posted pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.120

Prohibited acts while skiing. A skier shall not:

1. Use a ski unless it is attached to the skier by a strap or equipped with a device capable of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.130

Signs at ski lifts: Requirements; inspection.

1. A skiing operator shall prominently post and maintain signs in simple and concise language:

(a) By each ski lift, with information ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.140

Ski slopes, runs or trails: System of signs required; vehicles used by skiing operator to be equipped with light.

1. A skiing operator shall post and maintain a system ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.150

Illumination of signs at night. A sign required to be posted pursuant to NRS 455A.130 and 455A.140 must be adequately illuminated at night, if the ski area is open to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.160

Skier to notify skiing operator or ski patrol of injury; limitation on liability of skiing operator; duty of skiing operator to minimize dangers.

1. A skier who sustains a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.170

Prohibition against intoxication and use of controlled substances; duty to provide name and address to person injured in collision; penalty.

1. A skier shall not ski, or embark on ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.180

Revocation of license or privilege to ski. A skiing operator may revoke the license or privilege to ski of a person in a ski area who violates any of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455A.190

County, city or unincorporated town may enact ordinance not in conflict with provisions of chapter. This chapter does not prohibit a county, city or unincorporated town from enacting an ordinance, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.010

Definitions. As used in NRS 455B.010 to 455B.100, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Amusement park” means any permanent facility or park where amusement rides are available for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.020

Operators: Duty to ensure safety of passengers. An operator shall take all measures reasonably necessary to ensure the safety of the passengers in constructing, maintaining, operating and supervising an amusement ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.030

Operators: Posting and maintenance of certain signs.

1. An operator shall prominently post and maintain in at least five conspicuous locations in the amusement park, including each entrance, exit, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.040

Passengers: Duties. A passenger shall, to the extent that the matter is within his control:

1. Locate and ascertain the meaning of signs in his vicinity posted pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.050

Passengers: Prohibited conduct generally. A passenger shall not:

1. Embark upon an amusement ride when he knows that he has insufficient knowledge or physical ability to use the ride ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.060

Passengers: Prohibited manipulation of amusement ride.

1. When using an amusement ride that requires a passenger to steer or control the ride in some manner, a passenger shall not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.070

Passengers: Persons deemed trespassers; access to controls of amusement ride; assumption of risks.

1. A person who boards an amusement ride without authority or without paying the appropriate consideration ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.080

Use of alcohol or controlled substance by passenger: Prohibition; authority of agent of operator.

1. A passenger shall not embark on an amusement ride while intoxicated or under the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.090

Reporting of personal injuries sustained on amusement ride.

1. A passenger who sustains a personal injury on a ride shall make a written report concerning the details of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.100

Effect of provisions governing amusement parks on local ordinances. The provisions of NRS 455B.010 to 455B.100, inclusive, do not prohibit a county, city or unincorporated town from adopting ordinances that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.200

Definitions. As used in NRS 455B.200 to 455B.300, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 455B.210 to 455B.250, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.210

“Roller skate” defined. “Roller skate” means a tandem or in-line set of wheels mounted on a frame that can be fitted to the sole of a shoe or a shoe ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.220

“Scooter” defined. “Scooter” means a tandem or in-line set of wheels mounted on a board or frame with a steering handle which is not propelled by a motor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.230

“Skateboard” defined. “Skateboard” means a tandem or in-line set of wheels mounted on a board. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.240

“Skateboard park” defined. “Skateboard park” means a park or part of a park with paths, slopes, structures, jumps and other areas open to the public that are designated for use ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.250

“Skateboard park operator” defined. “Skateboard park operator” means an agency or political subdivision of this state that owns, controls, operates or manages a skateboard park. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.260

Prohibited conduct generally. A person shall not:

1. Fail or refuse to comply with:

(a) Reasonable instructions provided by an authorized agent or employee of a skateboard park ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.270

Duties of person using skateboard park. A person using a skateboard park shall, to the extent possible:

1. Locate and ascertain the meaning of any sign that is posted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.280

Reporting of personal injury sustained while using skateboard park; liability of skateboard park operator; duty to minimize dangers.

1. A person who sustains a personal injury while he is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.290

Use of skateboard park while intoxicated or under influence of controlled substance prohibited; information to be reported when collision or accident results in injury to another person; penalty.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455B.300

Effect of provisions governing skateboard parks on local ordinances. The provisions of NRS 455B.200 to 455B.300, inclusive, do not prohibit a county, city or town from adopting ordinances that regulate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.010

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 455C.020 to 455C.080, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.020

“Boiler” defined. “Boiler” means a closed vessel in which water is heated, steam is generated, steam is superheated, or any combination thereof, under pressure or vacuum, for use external to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.030

“Boiler inspector” defined. “Boiler inspector” means a person who inspects boilers and pressure vessels. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.040

“Certificate” defined. “Certificate” means a certificate issued pursuant to the provisions of NRS 455C.110. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.050

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.060

“Elevator” defined. “Elevator” includes, without limitation, an elevator, dumbwaiter, escalator, moving walk, wheelchair lift or related equipment. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.070

“Elevator mechanic” defined. “Elevator mechanic” means a person who installs, maintains, relocates, improves, alters or repairs elevators. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.080

“Pressure vessel” defined. “Pressure vessel” means a vessel in which pressure is obtained from an external source or by the application of heat from a direct or indirect source. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.100

Owner of boiler, elevator or pressure vessel to obtain permit from Division; exception. The owner of a boiler, elevator or pressure vessel must obtain a permit issued by the Division ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.110

Regulations: Standards and procedures; certification of boiler inspectors and elevator mechanics; grounds for disciplinary action; methods of enforcement. The Division shall adopt regulations that establish:

1. Standards and procedures ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.120

Fees.

1. The Division shall, by regulation, prescribe any fee that is necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter, including, without limitation, fees for:

(a) An ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.130

Application for issuance or renewal of certificate: Statement regarding obligation of child support required; grounds for denial of certificate; duty of Division. [Expires by limitation on the date of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.140

Application for issuance of certificate: Social security number required. [Expires by limitation on the date of the repeal of the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.150

Suspension of certificate for failure to pay child support or comply with certain subpoenas or warrants; reinstatement of certification. [Expires by limitation on the date of the repeal of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455C.160

Unlawful to perform certain acts concerning elevator unless certified as elevator mechanic; criminal penalty; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, it is unlawful for any person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.010

Erection of fence or other safeguard around excavation, hole or shaft required. Any person or persons, company or corporation, who shall dig, sink or excavate, or cause the same to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.020

Filing of notice of violation; contents of notice. Any person who is a resident of the county and knows, or has reason to believe, that the provisions of NRS 455.010 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.030

Board of county commissioners to transmit information concerning dangerous condition at mine no longer operating to sheriff or constable; service of notice upon owner or responsible person.

1. If ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.040

Contents of notice; judgment; criminal penalty.

1. The notice served pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 455.030 must require the person or persons to appear before the justice of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.050

Suits to be commenced in name of State of Nevada; disposition of judgments and fines.

1. Suits commenced under the provisions of NRS 455.010 to 455.180, inclusive, must be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.060

Determination by board of county commissioners of whether to fence or guard abandoned excavation or mine no longer operating; payment of expenses.

1. If the notice states that the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.080

Definitions. As used in NRS 455.080 to 455.180, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 455.082 to 455.105, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.082

“Approximate location of a subsurface installation” defined. “Approximate location of a subsurface installation” means a strip of land not more than 30 inches on either side of the exterior surface ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.084

“Association for operators” defined. “Association for operators” means an organization that receives notifications pursuant to subsection 1 of NRS 455.110 and transmits such notifications to its members. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.086

“Damage” defined. “Damage” means:

1. The substantial weakening of the structural or lateral support of a subsurface installation;

2. The penetration or destruction of any protective coating, housing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.088

“Demolition” defined. “Demolition” means the wrecking, razing, rendering, movement or removal of a structure or mass of material by means of tools, equipment or the placement and discharge of explosives. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.090

“Emergency” defined. “Emergency” means a sudden, unexpected occurrence that involves clear and imminent danger and requires immediate action to prevent or mitigate loss of life or damage to health, property ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.092

“Excavation” defined. “Excavation” means the movement or removal of earth, rock or other material in or on the ground by use of mechanical equipment or by the placement and discharge ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.094

“Mechanical equipment” defined. “Mechanical equipment” means equipment operated by mechanical power, including a trencher, bulldozer, power shovel, auger, backhoe, scraper, drill, cable or pipe plow or any other equipment used ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.096

“Operator” defined. “Operator” means any person who owns, operates or maintains a subsurface installation. The term does not include the Department of Transportation. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.098

“Person” defined. “Person” includes a government, governmental agency or political subdivision of a government. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.101

“Subsurface installation” defined. “Subsurface installation” means a pipeline, conduit, cable, duct, wire, sewer line, storm drain, other drain line or other structure that is located underground. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.103

“Unexpected occurrence” defined. “Unexpected occurrence” includes, but is not limited to, fire, flood, earthquake or other cause of the movement of the soil, or a riot, an accident or an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.105

“Working day” defined. “Working day” means every day from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Saturday, Sunday and any federal or state holiday. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.107

Exemption from compliance with statutory provisions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, possession of a permit to conduct an excavation or demolition does not exempt a person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.110

Notification of association for operators required; marking proposed area of excavation or demolition; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a person shall not begin an excavation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.115

Record of notification of excavation or demolition; provision of names of operators to whom notice is transmitted by association for operators.

1. An association for operators who receives notification ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.120

Operator required to join association for operators to receive notification; statement to be filed with county clerk identifying association; record of notification received by telephone. An operator shall:

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.130

Duties of operator upon receipt of notification.

1. Except in an emergency or as otherwise provided in subsection 2, if an operator receives notice through an association for operators ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.133

Requirements for marking location of subsurface installation. An operator who marks the approximate location of a subsurface installation shall make a reasonable effort to make the markings in a manner ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.137

Determination of location of subsurface installation required before mechanical equipment may be used.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the person responsible for an excavation or demolition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.140

Duties of person responsible for contact with, exposure of or damage to subsurface installation.

1. Each person responsible for any excavation or demolition that results in contact with, exposure ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.150

Release from liability for cost of repairs to subsurface installation. Any person who substantially complies with the provisions of NRS 455.080 to 455.180, inclusive, is not liable for the cost ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.160

Injunctive relief.

1. A commissioner of the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada or the district attorney of a county or the city attorney of a city in which there ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.170

Civil penalty: Action for enforcement; amount; reimbursement for cost of prosecution; judicial review.

1. An action for the enforcement of a civil penalty pursuant to this section may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.180

Civil remedies preserved; additional civil remedy not created. The provisions of NRS 455.080 to 455.170, inclusive, do not affect any civil remedies provided by law for personal injury or property ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.200

Definitions. As used in NRS 455.200 to 455.250, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “High voltage” means voltage in excess of 600 volts measured between conductors or between ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.210

Applicability of provisions. The provisions of NRS 455.220 and 455.230 are not applicable to:

1. An employee of a public utility which produces, transmits or delivers electricity, or a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.220

Conducting of activities near line: Prohibition; exception. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 455.230:

1. A person shall not perform any act if it is reasonably foreseeable that during ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.230

Conducting of activities near line: Authorization; powers and duties of public utility; payment of expenses for preventative measures.

1. A person may perform an act or operate equipment in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.240

Liability for violation causing contact with line. If an act constituting a violation of any provision of this chapter causes contact with an overhead line carrying high voltage, each person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 455.250

Civil penalty: Action for enforcement; amount; disposition of proceeds; judicial review.

1. An action for the enforcement of a civil penalty pursuant to this section may be brought before ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.010

Legislative declaration. The effective diagnosis, care, treatment and cure of persons suffering from cancer is affected with the public interest. Vital statistics indicate that approximately 16 percent of the annual ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.020

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

1. “Cancer” means all malignant neoplasms, regardless of the tissue of origin, including malignant lymphoma and leukemia.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.065

Adoption of regulations for administration of chapter. The State Board of Health shall adopt regulations for the administration of this chapter which include, without limitation, standards for the:

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.070

Duties of Health Division. The Health Division shall:

1. Investigate violations of this chapter.

2. Investigate and test the content, method of preparation and use of any drug, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.075

Designation of official cancer institute. The Nevada Cancer Institute is hereby designated as the official cancer institute of the State of Nevada. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.080

Testing of medicine or device; furnishing sample or information on request. Upon the written request of the Health Division, delivered personally or by registered mail, any person or association engaged ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.090

Statement concerning nature and content of drug, medicine or device to be furnished person before treatment; Health Division may require statement to be posted in office or room for treatment. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.100

Investigation or testing of product is not endorsement of product; representation of endorsement by Health Division prohibited. The investigation or testing of any product by the Health Division is not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.110

Health Division may issue cease and desist order after investigation or testing. After investigation or testing by the Health Division of the content or composition of any drug, medicine, compound ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.120

Use of facilities and findings in conducting investigation or test. In the investigation or testing required by this chapter to determine the value of any drug, medicine, compound or device ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.130

Contract for investigation by qualified scientists. The Health Division shall arrange by contract for investigation by and submission to it of findings, conclusions or opinions of trained scientists in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.140

Finding by Health Division prerequisite to issuance of cease and desist order. Prior to the issuance of a cease and desist order under this chapter, the Health Division shall make ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.150

Issuance of injunction to restrain violation of cease and desist order. If any person or association, after service upon him or it of a cease and desist order issued by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.160

Prohibition against use by person enjoined of new medicine or device before submission for investigation and testing. No person or association against whom an injunction has been issued under NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.170

Publication of report of investigation or test. The Health Division may publish reports based on its investigation or testing of any drug, medicine, compound or device prescribed, recommended or used ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.180

Report of Health Division. The Health Division shall submit to the Director of the Department of Human Resources, for submission to the Legislature at each regular session, a report of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.182

Definitions. As used in NRS 457.182 to 457.187, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Mammography” means radiography of the breast to enable a physician to determine the presence, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.183

Requirements for operation of radiation machine for mammography; qualifications for certificate of authorization; expiration of certificate; requirements for continuing education; fee for renewal. [Effective until the date of the repeal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.183

Requirements for operation of radiation machine for mammography; qualifications for certificate of authorization; expiration of certificate; requirements for continuing education; fee for renewal. [Effective on the date of the repeal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.1833

Payment of child support: Statement by applicant for certificate of authorization; grounds for denial of certificate of authorization; duty of Health Division. [Expires by limitation on the date of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.1837

Suspension of certificate of authorization for failure to pay child support or comply with certain subpoenas or warrants; reinstatement of certificate of authority. [Expires by limitation on the date of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.184

Issuance of certificate of authorization for radiation machine for mammography; expiration of certificate; fees.

1. The owner, lessee or other responsible person shall not operate or allow to be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.185

Action on application for certificate of authorization; withdrawal of certificate. [Effective until the date of the repeal of the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.185

Action on application for certificate of authorization; withdrawal of certificate. [Effective on the date of the repeal of the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.186

Hearing on denial or withdrawal of certificate of authorization. Upon request, the Health Division shall hold an administrative hearing concerning the denial or withdrawal of an application for a certificate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.187

Administrative fine.

1. The Health Division may impose an administrative fine, not to exceed $5,000, against the owner, lessee or other person responsible for a radiation machine for mammography ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.190

Cooperation of county health officer, district attorney and Attorney General with Health Division for enforcement of chapter. County health officers, district attorneys and the Attorney General shall cooperate with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.200

Penalty for violation of chapter. The failure of any person or association, representing himself or itself as engaged in the diagnosis, treatment or cure of cancer, to comply with any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.210

Penalty for false representation of device, substance or treatment as effective to arrest or cure cancer. Every person convicted of willfully and falsely representing a device, substance or treatment as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.220

Penalty for third and subsequent conviction of violation of chapter; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a person convicted of a violation of any provision of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.230

Establishment and maintenance of system for reporting information; objectives; persons required to report information.

1. The State Health Officer shall, pursuant to the regulations of the State Board of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.240

Regulations of State Board of Health. The State Board of Health shall by regulation:

1. Prescribe the form and manner in which the information on cases of cancer must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.250

Records of health care facility: Availability to State Health Officer; abstracting of information; fees; penalty.

1. The chief administrative officer of each health care facility in this state shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.260

Publication of reports; provision of data.

1. The Health Division shall publish reports based upon the material obtained pursuant to NRS 457.230, 457.240 and 457.250 and shall make other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.265

Analysis of information, records and reports; investigation of trends.

1. The State Health Officer or a qualified person designated by the Administrator of the Health Division shall analyze the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.270

Consent required before disclosure of identity of patient, physician or health care facility. The Health Division shall not reveal the identity of any patient, physician or health care facility which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.280

Limitation on civil and criminal liability. No person or organization providing information to the Health Division in accordance with NRS 457.230, 457.240 and 457.250 may be held liable in a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.300

“Task Force” defined. As used in NRS 457.300 to 457.340, inclusive, “Task Force” means the Task Force on Prostate Cancer created pursuant to NRS 457.310. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.310

Creation; membership; vacancies; annual report.

1. The Task Force on Prostate Cancer, consisting of 11 members, is hereby created. The Task Force consists of:

(a) The following ex ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.320

Chairman; meetings; quorum; terms and compensation of members.

1. The member of the Task Force described in subparagraph (1) of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 457.310 shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.330

General duties. The Task Force may:

1. Compile research and information concerning prostate cancer.

2. Identify and evaluate the methods used by the State and local governments to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 457.340

Administrative support by Director of Department of Human Resources. The Director of the Department of Human Resources shall provide the personnel, facilities, equipment and supplies required by the Task Force ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.010

Definitions. [Effective until the date the regulation adopted by the Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors for the certification of a person as a detoxification technician pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.010

Definitions. [Effective on the date the regulation adopted by the Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors for the certification of a person as a detoxification technician pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.025

Operation of state plan; certification of detoxification technicians, facilities and programs. [Effective until the date the regulation adopted by the Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.025

Operation of state plan; certification of facilities and programs. [Effective on the date the regulation adopted by the Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors for the certification ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.026

Certification of detoxification technician: Statement by applicant concerning payment of child support; grounds for denial of certification; duty of Administrator. [Expires by limitation on the date the regulation adopted by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.027

Certification of detoxification technician: Suspension of certification for failure to pay child support or comply with certain subpoenas or warrants; reinstatement of certification. [Expires by limitation on the date the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.028

Certification of detoxification technician: Application to include social security number. [Expires by limitation on the date the regulation adopted by the Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.031

Administration of NRS 458.010 to 458.350, inclusive. The Health Division shall administer the provisions of NRS 458.010 to 458.350, inclusive, as the sole agency of the State of Nevada for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.035

Power of Health Division to contract. The Health Division may contract with any appropriate public or private agency, organization or institution to carry out the provisions of NRS 458.010 to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.055

Confidential information.

1. To preserve the confidentiality of any information concerning persons applying for or receiving any services pursuant to NRS 458.010 to 458.350, inclusive, the Health Division may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.080

Financial assistance to organization operating facility. The Health Division may, by contracting with organized groups, render partial financial assistance in the operation of facilities established by these groups. Each such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.091

Treatment in hospital for abuser of alcohol or drugs. Alcohol and drug abusers must be admitted to public or private general medical hospitals which receive federal or state money for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.097

Use and allocation of certain money for increase of services.

1. Money received by the Health Division pursuant to NRS 369.174 must be used to increase services for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.098

Tax on Liquor Program Account.

1. The Tax on Liquor Program Account is hereby created in the State General Fund.

2. Money in the Account that is received ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.100

State Grant and Gift Account for Alcohol and Drug Abuse.

1. All gifts or grants of money for an alcohol and drug abuse program which the Health Division is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.103

Health Division authorized to accept public money. The Health Division may accept:

1. Money appropriated and made available by any act of Congress for any alcohol and drug abuse ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.104

Temporary advance from State General Fund.

1. If the Administrator determines that current claims exceed the amount of money available to the Health Division because of a delay in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.105

Fees for sale of miscellaneous printed material. The Health Division may fix and collect reasonable fees for the sale of miscellaneous printed materials pertaining to alcohol and drug abuse which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.110

Additional powers of Health Division. In addition to the activities set forth in NRS 458.025 to 458.115, inclusive, the Health Division may engage in any activity necessary to effectuate the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.115

Legislative appropriations; claims. Money to carry out the provisions of NRS 458.010 to 458.350, inclusive, must be provided by direct legislative appropriation from the State General Fund and paid out ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.125

Requests for proposals; advancement of initial costs; staffing of Health Division.

1. The Health Division shall prepare requests for proposals for the provision by facilities of:

(a) Residential ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.131

Biennial report by Health Division. The Health Division shall, on or before September 1 of each odd-numbered year, submit to the Director of the Department of Human Resources a report ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.175

Powers and duties of peace officers.

1. If a peace officer arrests or takes into custody a person who is found in any public place unlawfully under the influence ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.250

Legislative declaration of purpose. The Legislature finds and declares that the handling of alcohol abusers within the criminal justice system is ineffective, whereas treating alcohol abuse as a health problem ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.260

Intoxication not public offense; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the use of alcohol, the status of drunkard and the fact of being found in an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.270

Procedure for placing person in civil protective custody.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 7, a person who is found in any public place under the influence of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.280

Records of facility for treatment confidential; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, NRS 442.300 to 442.330, inclusive, and 449.705 and chapter 629 of NRS, the registration ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.290

“Drug addict” defined. As used in NRS 458.290 to 458.350, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, “drug addict” means any person who habitually takes or otherwise uses any controlled substance, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.300

Eligibility for assignment to program of treatment. Subject to the provisions of NRS 458.290 to 458.350, inclusive, an alcoholic or a drug addict who has been convicted of a crime ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.310

Hearing to determine whether defendant should receive treatment.

1. If the court has reason to believe that a person who has been convicted of a crime is an alcoholic ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.320

Examination of defendant; determination of acceptability for treatment; imposition of conditions; deferment of sentencing; payment of costs of treatment.

1. If the court, after a hearing, determines that a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.330

Deferment of sentencing; satisfaction of conditions; setting aside conviction; sentencing.

1. Whenever a person is placed under the supervision of a treatment facility, his sentencing must be deferred, and, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.340

Civil commitment not criminal conviction. The determination of alcoholism or drug addiction and civil commitment pursuant to NRS 458.290 to 458.350, inclusive, shall not be deemed a criminal conviction. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.350

State or political subdivision not required to provide facility for treatment. The provisions of NRS 458.290 to 458.350, inclusive, do not require the State or any of its political subdivisions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.370

Definitions. Repealed. (See chapter 371, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 2112.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.380

Creation; membership; terms and compensation of members. Repealed. (See chapter 371, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 2112.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.390

Meetings; quorum; subcommittees; rules. Repealed. (See chapter 371, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 2112.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.400

Acceptance of gifts, grants, appropriations and donations; Fund for Substance Abuse Education, Prevention, Enforcement and Treatment. Repealed. (See chapter 371, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 2112.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.420

General duties. Repealed. (See chapter 371, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 2112.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.431

Coordination of services relating to mental health with services relating to substance abuse. Repealed. (See chapter 371, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 2112.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 458.441

Substance abuse by adolescents and adults: Report card; list of programs. Repealed. (See chapter 371, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 2112.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459A.010

“Public utility” defined. As used in this chapter, “public utility” means any person who furnishes electricity to other persons. The term includes municipal utilities but does not include persons who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459A.020

Connection of generator to public utility’s system for distribution of electricity.

1. Any portable generator of electricity capable of being connected temporarily to an electrical system that is normally ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459A.030

Explanation and warning required before sale, rental or offer to sell or rent generator.

1. Every manufacturer of a generator of electricity capable of being connected either permanently or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459A.040

Notice of hazard of electrical backfeed. Each public utility shall notify all of its customers of the hazard of electrical backfeed caused by a generator of electricity. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459A.050

Penalty. Any person who violates a provision of NRS 459A.020 or 459A.030 is guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.001

Enactment; text. The Western Interstate Nuclear Compact, denominated in NRS 459.001 to 459.005, inclusive, as the “compact,” is hereby enacted into law and entered into with all jurisdictions legally joining ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.002

Appointment of member of Board by Governor. The Governor shall appoint the member of the Western Interstate Nuclear Board to represent this state. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.003

Alternate member: Designation; powers and duties. The member representing this State on the Western Interstate Nuclear Board may be represented thereon by an alternate designated by him. Any such alternate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.004

Bylaws, rules and regulations filed with Secretary of State. Pursuant to Article II (j) of the Compact, the Western Interstate Nuclear Board shall file copies of its bylaws, rules and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.005

Applicability of Nevada Industrial Insurance Act to persons dispatched to another state. The provisions of the Nevada Industrial Insurance Act, chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, of NRS, and any benefits ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.007

Enactment; text. The Rocky Mountain Low-level Radioactive Waste Compact, referred to as the “compact” in this section and NRS 459.008 is hereby enacted into law and entered into with all ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.008

Appointment of member of Board by Governor; designation of alternate member.

1. The Governor shall appoint the member of the Rocky Mountain Low-Level Radioactive Waste Board to represent this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.0083

State surcharge: Imposition; collection; distribution; deposit for credit to Fund for Care of Sites for Disposal of Radioactive Waste. There is hereby imposed a state surcharge of $2 per cubic ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.0085

Creation; membership; duties; compensation and expenses of members.

1. There is hereby created a Committee on High-Level Radioactive Waste. It is a committee of the Legislature composed of:

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Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.009

Definitions. As used in NRS 459.009 to 459.0098, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Agency” means the Agency for Nuclear Projects.

2. “Commission” means the Commission on ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.0091

Commission on Nuclear Projects: Creation; membership; terms and salary of members.

1. The Commission on Nuclear Projects, consisting of seven members, is hereby created.

2. The Commission consists ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.0092

Commission on Nuclear Projects: Duties. The Commission shall:

1. Be informed on issues and developments relating to the disposal of radioactive waste.

2. Report to the Governor and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.0093

Agency for Nuclear Projects: Creation; composition; appointment and qualifications of Executive Director.

1. The Agency for Nuclear Projects is hereby created within the Office of the Governor. The Agency ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.0094

Executive Director of Agency for Nuclear Projects: Duties. The Executive Director shall:

1. Appoint, with the consent of the Commission, an Administrator of each Division of the Agency.

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Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.0095

Executive Director of Agency for Nuclear Projects: Powers. The Executive Director may:

1. Provide information relating to radioactive waste to the Legislature, local governments and state agencies that may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.0096

Executive Director and Administrators: Administration of laws relating to Division; classification; certain other employment prohibited.

1. The Administrator of each Division shall administer the provisions of law relating to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.0097

Duties of Administrator of Division of Technical Programs. The Administrator of the Division of Technical Programs shall:

1. Evaluate the:

(a) Potential effects of radioactive waste upon the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.0098

Duties of Administrator of Division of Planning. The Administrator of the Division of Planning shall:

1. Coordinate activities between the Agency, political subdivisions of the State and affected state ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.010

Definitions. As used in NRS 459.010 to 459.290, inclusive, unless the context requires otherwise:

1. “By-product material” means:

(a) Any radioactive material, except special nuclear material, yielded in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.020

State agency for control of radiation. The Health Division is hereby designated as the state radiation control agency, and is authorized to take all action necessary or appropriate to carry ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.030

Duties of state agency for control of radiation. For the protection of public health and safety, the Health Division shall:

1. Develop and conduct programs for the evaluation of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.050

Inspections.

1. Any authorized representative of the Health Division may enter at any reasonable time upon any private or public property for the purpose of determining whether there is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.060

Records.

1. The Health Division shall require each person who acquires, possesses or uses a source of ionizing radiation to maintain:

(a) Records relating to the receipt, storage, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.070

Report of exposure of personnel; regulations.

1. The State Board of Health shall adopt reasonable regulations, compatible with those of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or any successor to it, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.080

Agreements between State and Federal Government.

1. The Governor, on behalf of this State, may enter into agreements with the Federal Government providing for discontinuance of certain responsibilities of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.090

Agreements concerning inspection; program for training.

1. The Health Division, on behalf of the State, may enter into one or more agreements with the Federal Government, any interstate agency ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.100

Hearings; written decisions.

1. In any proceeding under NRS 459.010 to 459.290, inclusive, for the granting, amending, suspension or revocation of any license, or for determining compliance with, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.105

Disciplinary action by hearing officer or panel: Procedural requirements; powers and duties of officer or panel; judicial review.

1. Any disciplinary action taken by a hearing officer or panel ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.120

Issuance of emergency regulation or order by Health Division.

1. If the Health Division finds that an emergency exists requiring immediate action to protect the public health and safety, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.125

Department of Transportation to develop plan for routing shipments of controlled quantities of radioactive materials and high-level radioactive waste; cooperation with Federal Government, regional organizations and other states; regulations.

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Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.201

Licensing and registration of sources of ionizing radiation.

1. The State Board of Health shall, with due regard for compatibility with federal programs, adopt regulations for:

(a) General ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.211

Fees for operation or use of areas for storage and disposal owned by State; fee for revenue. The State Board of Health shall establish by regulation:

1. License fees ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.221

License to use area for disposal required; violations concerning shipping; penalties; suspension, revocation or reinstatement of license.

1. A shipper or producer of radioactive waste, or a broker who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.231

Fund for Care of Sites for Disposal of Radioactive Waste: Creation; administration; deposits; investment; interest; income.

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.235

Deposit of penal fines; delegation of authority to take disciplinary action; deposit of fines imposed by State Board of Health; claims for attorney’s fees and costs of investigation.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.250

Enforcement of certain provisions by peace officers of Nevada Highway Patrol; impounding or detaining of vehicles.

1. Peace officers of the Nevada Highway Patrol shall enforce those provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.260

Impounding of sources of ionizing radiation by Health Division. In the event of an emergency, the Health Division may impound, or order the impounding of, sources of ionizing radiation in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.270

Injunctive and other relief.

1. If, in the judgment of the Health Division, any person is engaged in or is about to engage in any act or practice which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.280

Removal of radioactive waste, machinery or equipment by employee from area for disposal prohibited; penalties.

1. A person who is employed at an area used for the disposal of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.290

Penalties. Every person is guilty of a misdemeanor who:

1. Uses, manufactures, produces, or knowingly transports, transfers, receives, acquires, owns or possesses any source of ionizing radiation which has ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.300

Legislative findings. The Legislature finds that tailings from active and inactive uranium and thorium mills pose a potential hazard from radiation to the health of persons in this State. It ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.310

Fees for regulating operations concerning uranium and care and maintenance of radioactive tailings and residues; posting of security; Fund for Licensing Uranium Mills; Fund for Care of Uranium Tailings.

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Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.320

Prerequisites to issuance of license. Before a license for the processing or extraction of ores primarily for obtaining their content of source material and disposing of by-product material is issued, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.330

Terms and conditions to be contained in license. Any specific license issued or renewed after July 1, 1981, for any activity which results in the production of by-product material must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.340

Title to site for disposal and by-products to be transferred to United States or this State before termination of production.

1. Before the termination of activity licensed under NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.350

Person exempt from licensing may be required to observe or perform remedial work. The State Board of Health may require persons who are exempt from licensing to monitor or perform ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.360

Standards of management of by-products. Management of by-product material must conform to the applicable standards of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission which are in effect on July 1, 1981. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.370

Construction of facility or disposal of by-products without license unlawful. It is unlawful for any person to construct a facility for the processing of ore for uranium or thorium or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.380

Legislative declaration. The Legislature hereby declares that the purposes of NRS 459.380 to 459.3874, inclusive, are to:

1. Protect the health, safety and general welfare of the residents of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3802

Definitions. As used in NRS 459.380 to 459.3874, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 459.3806 to 459.38125, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3804

“Chemical accident” defined. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3806

“Division” defined. “Division” means the Division of Environmental Protection of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3807

“Explosive” defined. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.38075

“Facility” defined. “Facility” means a building, equipment and contiguous area where:

1. Highly hazardous substances are produced, used, stored or handled; or

2. Explosives are manufactured for sale. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3808

“Hazard” defined. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3809

“Process” defined. “Process” means:

1. Any activity that involves a highly hazardous substance or explosive, including, without limitation, the use, storage, manufacture, handling or on-site movement, or any combination ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.381

“Regulated facility” defined. [Replaced in revision by NRS 459.38075.] ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3812

“Risk” defined. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.38125

“Vessel” defined. “Vessel” means a reactor, tank, drum, barrel, cylinder, vat, kettle, boiler, pipe, hose or other container. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3813

Applicability of statutory provisions and regulations to certain facilities; exemptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section and NRS 459.3814, the provisions of NRS 459.380 to 459.3874, inclusive, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3814

Applicability of statutory provisions: Excluded activities. The provisions of NRS 459.380 to 459.3874, inclusive, do not apply to:

1. The transportation of any hazardous substances within or through this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3816

Designation of highly hazardous substances and explosives: Regulations; amendment.

1. The State Environmental Commission shall adopt regulations:

(a) Designating a list of highly hazardous substances, including, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3818

State Environmental Commission to adopt regulations; Division to administer and enforce statutory provisions and regulations; involvement of interested persons; applicability of statutory provisions to dealers of liquefied petroleum gas.

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Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3819

Inspections by state and local agencies of facilities where explosives are manufactured, used, processed, handled, moved on site or stored.

1. The Division shall enter into cooperative agreements with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.38195

Investigation of certain accidents: Powers and duties of Division; duty of owner or operator of facility to cooperate.

1. The Division may investigate an accident occurring in connection with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.382

Reports of regulatory agencies; review of requirements of regulatory agencies; final authority of Division.

1. The Health Division of the Department of Human Resources, the Division of Industrial Relations ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3822

Records, reports and other information of facility: Submission by owner or operator of facility; availability for public inspection; confidentiality of information protected as trade secret; regulations.

1. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3824

Annual fees; Fund for Precaution Against Chemical Accidents.

1. The owner or operator of a facility shall pay to the Division an annual fee based on the fiscal year. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3826

Payment of fees upon opening of new regulated facility or registration of new highly hazardous substance or explosive. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3828

Form for registration; contents of form; time for filing. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3829

Permits to construct or commence operation of new process: Requirements; application; regulations; fee.

1. No owner or operator of a facility may commence construction or operation of any new ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.383

Report on safety; contents of report; current information required. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3832

Regulations concerning certification of records, reports and information submitted to Division; requirements for signature on certification.

1. The State Environmental Commission shall adopt regulations setting forth:

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Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3833

Program to prevent and minimize consequences of accidental release of hazardous substance: Delegation of authority and grant of money from Federal Government; regulations.

1. The State Department of Conservation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3834

Unlawful acts; penalties.

1. A person shall not knowingly:

(a) Violate any provision of NRS 459.380 to 459.3874, inclusive, or any regulation adopted pursuant thereto;

(b) Make ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3836

Periodic assessments required; duties of owner or operator of facility and person conducting assessment. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3837

Prerequisites to introduction of new highly hazardous substance or explosive into regulated facility. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.384

Designation of persons capable of performing assessment; documentation of ability to perform assessment. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3842

Description of how assessment will be conducted; qualifications of persons conducting assessment. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3844

Approval or rejection of persons designated to perform assessment; selection by Division; conditions for conducting assessment. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3846

Report of assessment; severable addendum containing trade secrets; report required pursuant to federal law sufficient; conditions for protection as trade secret. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3848

Contents of findings of person conducting assessment. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.385

Contents of conclusions of person conducting assessment. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3852

Contents of recommendations of person conducting assessment. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3854

Notice of receipt of report of assessment; modifications to plan to abate hazards; effective date of plan. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3856

Contents of proposed modifications to plan to abate hazards; dissemination of proposed modifications. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3858

Hearing on proposed modifications to plan to abate hazards; notice; record of proceeding. Repealed. (See chapter 296, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1613.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.386

Issuance of decision of Division; notice of decision; effective date of plan to reduce accidents; inspection of facility to verify compliance with plan and schedule of abatement. Repealed. (See chapter ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3862

“Committee” defined. As used in NRS 459.3862 to 459.3868, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, “Committee” means a Committee to Oversee the Management of Risks, created pursuant to NRS 459.3864. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3864

Creation; appointment of members; appointment of Chairman and Cochairman; resources.

1. When there is an accident which poses a significant danger to public health and safety, or a near ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3866

Receipt of records and documents; subpoena; informal inquiries; confidentiality of trade secret or information; inspection of facility; Attorney General is counsel for Committee; authorization to make recommendations to reviewing authority.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3868

Duties.

1. A Committee shall conduct a comprehensive review and evaluation of the following with respect to each facility within its jurisdiction:

(a) The degree of compliance with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.387

Entry into facility to verify compliance with statutory requirements and regulations; issuance of order.

1. The Division may enter any facility:

(a) During normal business hours; and

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Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3872

Injunctive relief; levy of civil administrative penalty; notice of levy of penalty; request for hearing; payment of penalty.

1. If any person violates any of the provisions of NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.3874

Amount of civil administrative penalties; settlement of claim; imposition of civil penalty.

1. The civil administrative penalties are:

Category of Offense Penalty in U.S. Dollars

A. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.400

Purpose. The purposes of NRS 459.400 to 459.600, inclusive, are to:

1. Protect human health, public safety and the environment from the effects of improper, inadequate or unsound management ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.405

Definitions. As used in NRS 459.400 to 459.600, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 459.410 to 459.455, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.410

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the State Environmental Commission. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.415

“Department” defined. “Department” means the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.420

“Director” defined. “Director” means the Director of the Department. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.425

“Disposal” defined. “Disposal” means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing of any hazardous waste into or on any land or water in a manner which might allow ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.428

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.429

“Hazardous substance” defined. “Hazardous substance” includes, without limitation, hazardous material, a regulated substance, a pollutant and a contaminant. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.430

“Hazardous waste” defined. “Hazardous waste” means any waste or combination of wastes, including, without limitation, solids, semisolids, liquids or contained gases, except household waste, which:

1. Because of its ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.432

“Household waste” defined. “Household waste” means waste material, including, without limitation, garbage, trash and sanitary wastes in septic tanks that is generated by a household, including, without limitation, a single-family ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.435

“Management of hazardous waste” defined. “Management of hazardous waste” means the systematic control of the generation, collection, storage, transportation, processing, treatment, recovery and disposal of hazardous waste. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.440

“Manifest” defined. “Manifest” means a document used to identify hazardous waste during its transportation from between any two of the points of generation, storage, treatment and disposal, and specifying the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.445

“Person” defined. “Person” includes an agency of the Federal Government, any state and its local governments. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.448

“Regulated substance” defined. “Regulated substance” means:

1. Any petroleum substance or chemical regulated by the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, 42 U.S.C. §§ 6901 et seq., ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.450

“Storage” defined. “Storage” means the containment of hazardous waste, temporarily or for a period of years, in a manner which does not constitute disposal. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.455

“Treatment” defined. “Treatment” means a process, including neutralization, which is designed to change the physical, chemical or biological character or composition of hazardous waste so as to neutralize it or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.460

Applicability of NRS 459.400 to 459.600, inclusive.

1. NRS 459.400 to 459.600, inclusive, do not apply to any activity or substance which is subject to control pursuant to NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.465

Types of waste subject to NRS 459.400 to 459.600, inclusive. The following types of waste are subject to the provisions of NRS 459.400 to 459.600, inclusive, only if ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.470

Department designated as state agency for regulation of hazardous waste.

1. The Department is hereby designated to act as the state agency for the purposes of federal laws and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.475

Duties of Department. The Department shall:

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 459.480, enforce the Commission’s regulations on hazardous waste;

2. Develop and publish a plan of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.480

Delegation of responsibility for enforcement of NRS 459.400 to 459.600, inclusive. The Department may delegate responsibility for the enforcement of NRS 459.400 to 459.600, inclusive, or any regulations adopted pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.485

Duties of Commission. The Commission shall:

1. Adopt regulations governing systems of hazardous waste management, including the plan for management of hazardous waste in the entire State; and

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Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.490

General requirements for regulations. Regulations adopted by the Commission pursuant to NRS 459.485 must be based upon studies, guidelines and regulations of the Federal Government and must:

1. Set ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.500

Contents of regulations; enforcement of regulations relating to transportation and handling of hazardous waste. [Effective through June 30, 2004.]

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 459.700 to 459.780, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.500

Contents of regulations; enforcement of regulations relating to transportation and handling of hazardous waste. [Effective July 1, 2004.]

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 459.700 to 459.780, inclusive, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.501

Certification of laboratory required for performance of analysis to detect presence of hazardous waste or regulated substance in soil or water for certain purposes; exception. [Effective July 1, 2004.]

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Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.502

Certification of laboratory required for performance of analysis for person who generates waste to determine whether waste is hazardous. [Effective July 1, 2004.] Any analysis performed for a person who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.505

Agreements to provide state land for areas for disposal of hazardous waste.

1. The Director may enter into agreements relating to state land for the purpose of providing areas ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.510

Fees for use of areas for disposal owned by State: Amount; payment; waiver; collection of interest; penalties. The Commission may establish by regulation:

1. License fees and any other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.512

Payment of additional fees by facility for management of hazardous waste for training emergency personnel and ensuring safety of shipment of hazardous materials; penalty for late payment.

1. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.515

Construction, alteration or operation of facility without permit unlawful; exception.

1. It is unlawful for any person to:

(a) Construct, substantially alter or operate any facility for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.520

Regulations governing permits.

1. The Commission shall adopt regulations for the granting, renewal, modification, suspension, revocation and denial of permits.

2. If the local government within whose territory ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.525

Financial responsibility of owner or operator of facility; claim against insurer, guarantor, surety or other person providing evidence of financial responsibility.

1. The Commission shall adopt regulations requiring that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.530

Account for Management of Hazardous Waste: Creation; source; separate accounting for certain fees collected.

1. All proceeds from agreements entered into pursuant to NRS 459.505, all application fees collected ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.535

Account for Management of Hazardous Waste: Use.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 459.537 and subsection 2 of this section, the money in the Account for the Management ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.537

Account for Management of Hazardous Waste: Payment of costs of responding to leak, spill or accident; reimbursement; action by Attorney General.

1. If the person responsible for a leak ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.540

Condition in permit specifying time allowed for completion of modification. When the Department receives an application for a permit to carry out modifications to an existing facility or finds that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.545

Substitution of equivalent standards of protection.

1. The Commission may by regulation adopt a procedure under which an applicant or holder of a permit may demonstrate that a standard ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.546

Variances: Conditions and criteria for granting; revocation.

1. The owner or operator of a facility for the treatment, storage or disposal of hazardous waste or a person who wishes ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.547

Variances: Renewal; protest and hearing on application for renewal.

1. A variance may be renewed only under circumstances and upon conditions which would justify its original granting.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.548

Variances: Regulations governing applications; fees.

1. The Commission may adopt regulations governing applications for variances.

2. The regulations may include, but are not limited to:

(a) The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.549

Variances: Granting and renewal discretionary. No applicant is entitled to the granting or renewal of a variance as of right. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.550

Records and reports.

1. The Commission shall adopt regulations which require licensees to keep records and submit reports on hazardous waste and which prescribe procedures for:

(a) Installing, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.555

Disclosure of public and confidential information.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, information which the Department obtains in the course of the performance of its duties relating ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.558

Applicability of NRS 459.560 and 459.565.

1. The provisions of NRS 459.560 and 459.565 that concern hazardous substances do not apply:

(a) In a county whose population is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.560

Inspections. Any authorized representative or employee of the Commission or the Department may, for the purpose of carrying out his duties pursuant to NRS 459.400 to 459.600, inclusive, or to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.565

Action to prevent practice or act which constitutes hazard to human health, public safety or environment.

1. If the Department receives information that the handling, storage, transportation, treatment or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.570

Order to prevent act or practice which violates NRS 459.400 to 459.560, inclusive. Whenever the Director finds that any person is engaging or has engaged in any act or practice ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.575

Subpoenas. In carrying out the provisions of NRS 459.400 to 459.560, inclusive, the Commission, the Department and the Attorney General may by subpoena require the attendance and testimony of witnesses ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.580

Injunctive relief.

1. The Director may seek an injunction in district court to prevent the occurrence or continuance of any act or practice which violates any provision of NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.585

Civil penalties; damages.

1. Any person who violates or contributes to a violation of any provision of NRS 459.400 to 459.560, inclusive, 459.590 or of any regulation adopted or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.590

Unlawful transportation of hazardous waste. It is unlawful for any person to transport hazardous waste:

1. Without a manifest that complies with regulations adopted by the Commission;

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.595

False statement, representation or certification; tampering with device. Any person who:

1. Knowingly makes any false statement, representation or certification on any application, record, report, manifest, plan or other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.600

Operation without permit or in violation of condition of permit or order; disposal or discharge of hazardous waste in unauthorized manner; penalty. A person who, intentionally or with criminal negligence:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.610

Definitions. As used in NRS 459.610 to 459.658, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 459.612 to 459.630, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.612

“Administrator” defined. “Administrator” means the Administrator of the Division. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.614

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the State Environmental Commission. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.616

“Division” defined. “Division” means the Division of Environmental Protection of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.618

“Eligible property” defined. “Eligible property” means real property located in this State that:

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 459.632, is not:

(a) Listed, proposed for listing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.620

“Hazardous substance” defined. “Hazardous substance” means a substance or combination of substances whose presence gives rise to liability or potential liability on the part of an owner or operator pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.622

“Participant” defined. “Participant” means a person whose application to participate in the program has been approved by the Administrator. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.624

“Program” defined. “Program” means voluntary cleanup and relief from liability pursuant to NRS 459.610 to 459.658, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.626

“Prospective purchaser” defined. “Prospective purchaser” means a person who is not a responsible party and who has entered into a contract, or holds an option, to purchase an eligible property ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.628

“Remedial agreement” defined. “Remedial agreement” means an agreement between a participant and the Division specifying the action to be taken to remove or remedy hazardous substances present on an eligible ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.630

“Responsible party” defined. “Responsible party” means:

1. A current or former owner or operator of a site or facility who caused or contributed to the release of a hazardous ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.632

Certain real property deemed to be eligible property. Real property located in this State that is listed, proposed for listing or eligible for listing on the National Priorities List contained ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.634

Application for participation in program; action by Administrator on application.

1. A responsible party with respect to an eligible property, or a prospective purchaser of an eligible property may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.636

Submission of remedial agreement for approval; prerequisites to approval; explanation of disapproval.

1. After an application is approved, the participant shall submit a remedial agreement to the Administrator for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.638

Certification of completion of remedial agreement; issuance, contents and recordation of certificate of completion; explanation of failure to issue certificate.

1. After a participant has completed the action specified ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.640

Effect of certificate of completion: Relief from liability.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 459.642, the holder of a certificate of completion issued by the Administrator is not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.642

Effect of certificate of completion: Limitations on relief from liability. The holder of a certificate of completion is not released from liability:

1. If he obtained approval of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.644

Effect of certificate of completion: Applicability to persons other than original holder.

1. The relief from liability provided by NRS 459.640 extends to another person who:

(a) Purchases ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.646

Limitations on liability of lenders and persons with security interest in property.

1. A person who, without participating in the management of a parcel of real property, holds or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.648

Limitations on liability of prospective purchasers. A prospective purchaser is not a responsible party solely as the result of:

1. Conducting an environmental assessment of real property;

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.650

Action against responsible party by holder of certificate of completion or seller of property.

1. The holder of a certificate of completion may maintain an action against a responsible ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.652

Termination of participation in program.

1. A participant may terminate his participation in a program upon 30 days’ written notice to the Administrator.

2. The Administrator may terminate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.654

Review of decisions of Administrator.

1. A decision of the Administrator to approve an application or a remedial agreement or to issue a certificate of completion is final and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.656

Adoption of regulations by Commission. The Commission shall adopt such regulations as the Commission determines are necessary to carry out the provisions of NRS 459.610 to 459.658, inclusive. Regulations adopted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.658

Negotiation with Environmental Protection Agency regarding effect of certificate of completion. The Administrator shall make a good faith effort to negotiate with the Environmental Protection Agency to ensure that a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.700

Definitions. As used in NRS 459.700 to 459.780, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 459.7005 to 459.7032, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.7005

“Base state” defined. “Base state” means a participating state designated by a motor carrier pursuant to the uniform program as the base state of the motor carrier. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.701

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the State Emergency Response Commission. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.7016

“Department” defined. “Department” means the Department of Public Safety. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.7018

“Director” defined. “Director” means the Director of the Department of Public Safety. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.702

“Division” defined. “Division” means the Nevada Highway Patrol Division of the Department of Public Safety. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.7022

“Extremely hazardous material” defined. “Extremely hazardous material” means any material or combination of materials listed in Appendix A or B of Part 355 of Title 40 of the Code of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.7024

“Hazardous material” defined. “Hazardous material” means any substance or combination of substances, including any hazardous material, hazardous waste, hazardous substance or marine pollutant:

1. Of a type and amount ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.7025

“Motor carrier” defined. “Motor carrier” means a person who owns or operates one or more motor vehicles used to transport a hazardous material. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.70255

“Participating state” defined. “Participating state” means a state that has entered into a reciprocal agreement with this State to participate in the uniform program. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.7026

“Person” defined. “Person” includes any agency or political subdivision of this State. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.703

“Uniform application” defined. “Uniform application” means an application to register and obtain a permit for the transportation of hazardous materials pursuant to the uniform program. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.7032

“Uniform program” defined. “Uniform program” means the program established pursuant to 49 U.S.C. § 5119 to regulate the transportation of hazardous materials. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.704

Coordination of fees, forms and regulations; duties of regulatory agencies.

1. The Commission is the state agency responsible for coordinating:

(a) The collection of fees relating to hazardous ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.7052

Registration and permit required for transportation by motor carrier. Except as otherwise required by federal law, before transporting a hazardous material upon a public highway of this State, a motor ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.7054

Uniform application: Information required. Except as otherwise required by federal law, a motor carrier who is required to register with and obtain a permit from the Department pursuant to NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.7056

Uniform application: Confidentiality and disclosure of information provided.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2 or required by federal law, the following information is confidential when provided to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.7058

Denial, suspension or revocation of registration and permit: Grounds; procedure.

1. Except as otherwise required by federal law, the Department shall immediately suspend or revoke the registration and permit ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.706

Motor carriers: Prerequisites to issuance of permit to transport radioactive waste; assessment for investigation, inspection or audit outside of State.

1. The Department shall not issue a permit required ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.708

Motor carriers: Rejection of and liability for certain packages of radioactive waste.

1. A motor carrier who is transporting radioactive waste shall reject any package containing the waste which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.709

Motor carriers: Prerequisites to transportation of high-level radioactive waste or spent nuclear fuel.

1. A motor carrier shall not transport any high-level radioactive waste or spent nuclear fuel upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.712

Inspections, investigations and reproduction of records: Authority of Department; regulations.

1. Except as otherwise required by federal law, an authorized agent of the Department may:

(a) Conduct any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.715

Repository for Information Concerning Hazardous Materials in Nevada.

1. The Repository for Information Concerning Hazardous Materials in Nevada is hereby created within the Division.

2. The Commission shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.718

Notification of Division regarding certain accidents or incidents.

1. A person responsible for the care, custody or control of a hazardous material which is involved in an accident or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.721

Duties of Director: Regulations for participation in uniform program. The Director shall adopt regulations for the participation of this State in the uniform program. The regulations adopted pursuant to this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.725

Powers and duties of Director: Administration of provisions; regulations; agreements.

1. The Director is responsible for administering the provisions of NRS 459.7052 to 459.728, inclusive, and, subject to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.727

Provisions inapplicable to transportation by governmental vehicle. Except as otherwise required by federal law, the provisions of NRS 459.7052 to 459.728, inclusive, and the regulations adopted pursuant thereto do not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.728

Provisions supersede and preempt local regulation of transportation; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the provisions of NRS 459.7052 to 459.728, inclusive, and the regulations adopted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.735

Contingency Account for Hazardous Materials. [Effective through September 30, 2005, and after that date if the Department of Motor Vehicles has received at least 1,000 applications for the issuance of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.735

Contingency Account for Hazardous Materials. [Effective October 1, 2005, if the Department of Motor Vehicles has not received at least 1,000 applications for the issuance of a license plate pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.738

Creation of Commission; appointment and terms of members; appointment of Chairman or Cochairmen; employment of staff.

1. The State Emergency Response Commission is hereby created for the purpose of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.740

Adoption of regulations; acceptance of gifts and grants of money and other revenues. The Commission may:

1. Adopt regulations for the purpose of enforcing its responsibilities pursuant to 42 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.742

Powers of Commission. The Commission, in carrying out its duties and within the limits of legislative appropriations and other available money, may:

1. Enter into contracts, leases or other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.744

Establishment and payment of fees. The Commission shall establish by regulation:

1. A schedule of fees for its services and regulatory activities. The fees must be set at an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.748

Definitions. As used in NRS 459.750 to 459.770, inclusive:

1. “Does not act promptly and appropriately” means that the person:

(a) Cannot be notified of the incident within ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.750

Responsibility for cleaning and decontamination of area affected by spill or accident. Any person who possessed or had in his care any hazardous material involved in a spill or accident ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.755

Use of Contingency Account for Hazardous Materials to pay for costs of cleaning and decontamination of area affected by spill or accident. If the person responsible for hazardous material involved ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.760

Reimbursement of expenses of responding state agency; reporting of need for additional funding; action by Attorney General.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, any state agency accruing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.765

Deposit of reimbursement and penalty for credit to Contingency Account for Hazardous Materials. Any reimbursement and penalty recovered by the Attorney General from a person responsible for hazardous material involved ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.770

Recovery of costs incurred by responding county or city. Any county or city in this State may adopt an ordinance authorizing its legal representative to initiate recovery by legal action ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.773

Development and dissemination of reference guide regarding response to accidents and incidents.

1. The State Fire Marshal shall, in cooperation with local fire departments, develop a reference guide for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.774

Civil penalties for certain violations.

1. In addition to any applicable criminal penalties, the Department may, after providing written notice and an opportunity for a fair and impartial hearing, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.775

Unlawful acts: Misdemeanors. Any person who:

1. Transports a hazardous material in a motor vehicle without the permit required pursuant to NRS 459.7052;

2. Transports a hazardous material ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.780

Unlawful acts: Gross misdemeanors. Any person who:

1. Allows the use of a permit required pursuant to NRS 459.7052 by a person not entitled thereto;

2. Uses a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.790

“Hazardous material” defined. As used in NRS 459.790 to 459.796, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, “hazardous material” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 459.7024, and includes any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.792

Scope of immunity: State Emergency Response Commission; local emergency planning committees; persons providing equipment, advice or other assistance.

1. The State Emergency Response Commission, each local emergency planning committee ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.794

Exclusions from immunity: Damages from gross negligence or misconduct; persons causing discharge; persons receiving compensation for assistance. The immunity provided by subsection 2 of NRS 459.792 does not apply to:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.796

Prerequisites for immunity: Persons providing equipment, advice or other assistance. A person is entitled to immunity under subsection 2 of NRS 459.792 only if:

1. In the case of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.800

Definitions. As used in NRS 459.800 to 459.856, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 459.802 to 459.820, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.802

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the State Environmental Commission. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.804

“Department” defined. “Department” means the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.806

“Director” defined. “Director” means the Director of the Department. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.808

“Division” defined. “Division” means the Division of Environmental Protection of the Department. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.810

“Operator” defined. “Operator” means any person in control of, or having responsibility for, the daily operation of a storage tank. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.812

“Owner” defined. “Owner” means any person who owns:

1. An underground storage tank used to store or dispense regulated substances after November 8, 1984, or if the use of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.814

“Person” defined. “Person” includes an agency of the Federal Government, any state and its local governments. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.816

“Regulated substance” defined. “Regulated substance” means:

1. Any petroleum substance or chemical regulated by the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (42 U.S.C. §§ 6901 et seq.), ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.818

“Release” defined. “Release” means the spilling, leaking, emitting, discharging, escaping, leaching or disposing from a storage tank into ground water, surface water or surface or subsurface soils. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.820

“Storage tank” defined. “Storage tank” means any one or combination of stationary tanks, including pipes connected thereto, used to contain and accumulate regulated substances. The term includes only:

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.822

Department designated as state agency for regulation of storage tanks. The Department is hereby designated to act as the state agency for the purpose of federal laws and regulations governing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.824

Duties of Director. The Director shall:

1. Administer the provisions of NRS 459.800 to 459.856, inclusive, in a manner that is consistent with, and not more stringent than, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.825

Coordination of fees, regulations and forms; duties of regulatory agencies.

1. The Commission shall coordinate:

(a) The collection of fees related to storage tanks;

(b) The adoption ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.826

Regulations of Commission: General requirements. The Commission shall adopt regulations to carry out the provisions of NRS 459.800 to 459.856, inclusive. Those regulations must be based upon studies, guidelines and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.828

Owner or operator of storage tank to provide Department with certain information. The owner or operator of a storage tank shall notify the Department as required by regulations of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.830

Regulations of Commission: Standards of performance. The Commission shall adopt regulations which set forth standards of performance for:

1. Storage tanks brought into use on or after the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.832

Regulations of Commission: Closure, removal, disposal and management of storage tanks. The Commission shall adopt regulations:

1. Establishing requirements for the closure of a storage tank or the removal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.834

Regulations of Commission regarding corrective action, evidence of financial responsibility; determination of whether corrective action is required.

1. The Commission shall by regulation establish requirements for:

(a) Corrective ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.836

Permits to operate storage tanks: Regulations; terms and conditions; fee.

1. The Commission may by regulation set forth a procedure for the granting, renewal, modification, suspension, revocation and denial ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.838

Account for Management of Storage Tanks: Creation; sources; claims. All fees collected for the issuance of permits to operate storage tanks, if such permits are required, and all reimbursements and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.840

Account for Management of Storage Tanks: Use; reimbursement; action by Attorney General.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsections 2 and 3, money in the Account for the Management ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.842

Enforcement by Department; delegation of responsibility. The Department shall enforce the provisions of NRS 459.800 to 459.856, inclusive, or any regulations adopted pursuant to those sections, but may delegate responsibility ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.844

Subpoenas. In carrying out the provisions of NRS 459.800 to 459.856, inclusive, the Commission, the Department and the Attorney General may by subpoena require the attendance and testimony of witnesses ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.846

Disclosure of information obtained by Department.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, information which the Department obtains in the course of the performance of its duties relating ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.848

Authority to enter and inspect. Any authorized representative or employee of the Commission or the Department may, for the purpose of carrying out his duties pursuant to NRS 459.800 to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.850

Action to alleviate hazard to human health, public safety or environment. If the Department receives information that the operation of a storage tank presents an imminent and substantial hazard to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.852

Order for corrective action. Whenever the Director finds that any person is engaging or has engaged in any act or practice which violates any provision of NRS 459.800 to 459.856, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.854

Injunctive relief.

1. The Director may seek an injunction in district court to prevent the occurrence or continuance of any act or practice which violates any provision of NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.856

Civil penalties; damages.

1. Any person who violates or contributes to a violation of any provision of NRS 459.800 to 459.856, inclusive, or of any regulation adopted or permit ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.860

Definitions. As used in NRS 459.860 to 459.892, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 459.862 to 459.876, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.862

“Administrator” defined. “Administrator” means the Administrator of the Division. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.864

“Brownfield project” defined. “Brownfield project” means a project for the remediation of a brownfield site for future or alternative use. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.866

“Brownfield site” defined. “Brownfield site” has the meaning ascribed to it in 42 U.S.C. § 9601. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.868

“Brownfields Restoration Act” defined. “Brownfields Restoration Act” means the Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act, Public Law 107-118. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.870

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the State Environmental Commission. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.872

“Division” defined. “Division” means the Division of Environmental Protection of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.874

“Federal grant” defined. “Federal grant” means money authorized by 42 U.S.C. § 9604(k) to create a revolving fund to finance the costs of brownfield projects. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.876

“Fund” defined. “Fund” means the Fund for Brownfield Projects created pursuant to NRS 459.878. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.878

Creation; use of money; payment of claims; acceptance of gifts, appropriations, contributions, grants and bequests.

1. The Fund for Brownfield Projects is hereby created in the State Treasury as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.880

Limitations on use of money. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 459.882, money in the Fund, including reimbursements, repayment of principal and interest on loans and other financial assistance, and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.882

Limitations regarding expenditures from money from federal grant. With regard to the money from the federal grant in the Fund, the Administrator shall not spend more than the federally approved ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.884

Duties of Division. The Division shall:

1. Use the money in the Fund for the purposes set forth in the Brownfields Restoration Act.

2. Determine whether brownfield projects ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.886

Powers of Division. The Division may:

1. Prepare and enter into any agreements with the Federal Government for the acceptance of grants of money for the Fund.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.888

Administrator may collect fee to defray costs of administering Fund. The Administrator may impose and collect a fee, in an amount established by the Commission by regulation, from each recipient ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.890

Administrator may employ persons necessary to carry out duties. The Administrator may employ any legal, fiscal, engineering and other expert services necessary to carry out his duties pursuant to NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.892

Regulations. The Commission may adopt such regulations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of NRS 459.860 to 459.892, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.900

Submission to governmental agencies of information regarding manufacture, processing, use and disposal of toxic chemicals. The forms required to be submitted pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 11023 must be submitted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.910

Unlawful to store high-level radioactive waste in State.

1. It is unlawful for any person or governmental entity to store high-level radioactive waste in Nevada.

2. As used ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.920

Prerequisites for operation or display of radar gun or similar device.

1. A person or governmental entity shall not operate or display or cause to be operated or displayed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 459.930

Immunity from liability for certain persons for response actions and cleanup with respect to certain real property at which hazardous substance has been or may have been released.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 460.010

Procurement, processing, distribution or use of certain body parts or products constitutes service; no implied warranties; limited liability. The procurement, processing, distribution or use of any:

1. Whole human ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 460.020

Identifying data concerning person with history of viral hepatitis may be furnished to blood bank; confidentiality and unlawful use of data; penalty.

1. The State Board of Health, State ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 460.030

Persons who store or transfuse products made from blood: Records of receipt and disposition; tests; equipment. Any physician, hospital, clinic, surgical center for ambulatory patients or other organization that stores ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 460.040

Donation without consent of parent or guardian. Any person who is 17 years of age or older may donate his blood without the consent of his parent or guardian. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 460.100

Definitions. As used in NRS 460.100 to 460.150, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 460.110, 460.120 and 460.130 have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 460.110

“Anatomical gift” defined. “Anatomical gift” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 451.513. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 460.120

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 460.130

“Consumer’s Advocate” defined. “Consumer’s Advocate” means the Consumer’s Advocate of the Bureau of Consumer Protection. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 460.140

Duties of Bureau; “donor” defined.

1. The Bureau shall:

(a) Establish and carry out educational programs relating to anatomical gifts;

(b) Establish and carry out local and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 460.150

Gifts, grants, appropriations and donations: Authority of Bureau; Anatomical Gift Account; disposition of money and claims.

1. The Bureau may apply for and accept any gifts, grants, appropriations or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.010

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 461A.020 to 461A.065, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.020

“Administrator” defined. “Administrator” means the chief of the Manufactured Housing Division. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.030

“Agency for enforcement” and “agency” defined. “Agency for enforcement” or “agency” means the Division or the city or county which has responsibility for the enforcement of the provisions of this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.035

“Corporate cooperative park” defined. “Corporate cooperative park” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 118B.0117. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.040

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.050

“Mobile home” defined. “Mobile home” means a vehicular structure without independent motive power, built on a chassis or frame, which is:

1. Designed to be used with or without ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.060

“Nuisance” defined. “Nuisance” includes:

1. Any nuisance as defined in NRS 40.140.

2. As determined by the agency:

(a) Insufficient ventilation or illumination; or

(b) Inadequate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.065

“Recreational vehicle” defined. “Recreational vehicle” includes, without limitation, a recreational park trailer as defined in NRS 482.1005. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.070

Applicability of chapter. The provisions of this chapter apply equally to movable structures without motive power which are equipped for occupancy for industrial or commercial purposes, recreational vehicles, factory built ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.080

Administration of chapter. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 461A.110, the provisions of this chapter shall be administered by the Division, subject to administrative supervision by the Director of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.090

Powers of Administrator or person designated by agency for enforcement.

1. In order to carry out the provisions of this chapter, the Administrator or a person designated by an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.100

Enforcement of subpoena issued by agency.

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.110

Enforcement of chapter by city or county.

1. Each city and county may enforce this chapter and regulations adopted pursuant to this chapter. If any city or county fails ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.120

Conditions which render mobile home substandard. Any mobile home where there exists any of the following listed conditions which endangers the life, health, property, safety or welfare of the public ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.130

Declaration of substandard mobile home as nuisance; abatement; restrictions on use. Any mobile home which is determined to be substandard by the agency is hereby declared to be a nuisance ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.140

Duties of agency upon finding mobile home substandard.

1. When the agency has inspected or caused to be inspected any mobile home and has determined that the mobile home ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.150

Procedure for ordering substandard mobile home to be repaired, vacated or demolished; notice to vacate.

1. The following procedure must be followed by the agency in ordering that a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.160

Agency may cause prosecution or institute action if person fails to obey order. If, after any order of the agency has become final, the person to whom the order is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.170

Notice to vacate; agency may make repairs or demolish; extension for compliance with order; interference with repair or demolition prohibited; agency may require services of architect or engineer.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.180

Notice to owner or lienholder; hearing; final order.

1. Any person against whom an action is taken pursuant to this chapter is entitled to notice in the form of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.190

Objection to hearing or order to abate nuisance is waived if no action brought within 30 days after posting or receipt of order. Any owner or other interested person who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.200

Liability for cost of abating nuisance. The owner or the lienholder of the mobile home is liable for the cost of abating the nuisance. If the mobile home is in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.210

Notice to Division of demolition, dismantling or order for repair, vacation or demolition. A notice identifying each mobile home which has been demolished, dismantled or the subject of an order ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.215

Membership of board of directors of mobile home park owned or leased by nonprofit organization.

1. The board of directors of a mobile home park owned or leased by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.220

Permit for construction; fees; deposit of money in Fund for Manufactured Housing; expenses.

1. A person shall not:

(a) Construct a mobile home park; or

(b) Construct ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.230

Provision of service for electricity, gas and water.

1. Each mobile home park constructed after July 1, 1981, but before October 1, 1989, must provide direct electrical and gas ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.240

Unlawful acts.

1. It is unlawful for the person ordered to abate a nuisance under this chapter to fail or refuse to remove or abate the nuisance within 60 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461A.250

Criminal and civil penalties; disposition of money collected as civil penalties.

1. Any person who knowingly or willfully violates any of the provisions of this chapter or any order ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.020

Applicability of chapter. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 461.175, the provisions of this chapter apply to all factory-built housing manufactured after July 1, 1971 and to all other manufactured ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.030

Declaration of legislative intent.

1. The Legislature hereby finds and declares that in an effort to meet the housing needs within the State of Nevada, the private housing and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.040

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 461.050 to 461.160, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.050

“Approval” defined. “Approval” means conforming to the requirements, and obtaining the approval, of the Division. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.065

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.070

“Dwelling unit” defined. “Dwelling unit” means one or more habitable rooms which are occupied or which are intended or designed to be occupied by one family with facilities for living, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.080

“Factory-built housing” defined. “Factory-built housing” means a residential building, dwelling unit or habitable room thereof which is either wholly manufactured or is in substantial part manufactured at an off-site location ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.090

“First user” defined. “First user” means the person, firm or corporation that initially installs factory-built housing or manufactured buildings within this State. A person who subsequently purchases a building which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.100

“Habitable room” defined. “Habitable room” means any room meeting the requirements of this chapter designed for sleeping, living, cooking or dining purposes, excluding such enclosed places as closets, pantries, connecting ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.110

“Installation” defined. “Installation” means the assembly of any factory-built housing or any manufactured building on site and the process of affixing such factory-built housing or manufactured building to land, a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.120

“Local enforcement agency” defined. “Local enforcement agency” means any county or incorporated city or town, including Carson City, in which factory-built housing or any manufactured building is installed. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.130

“Manufacture” and “fabricate” defined. “Manufacture” or “fabricate” is the process of making, fabricating, constructing, forming or assembling a product from raw, unfinished or semifinished materials. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.132

“Manufactured building” defined. “Manufactured building” includes any modular building or any building constructed using one or more modular components, but does not include a recreational park trailer. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.140

“Mobile home” defined. “Mobile home” means a vehicular structure which is built on a chassis or frame, is designed to be used with or without a permanent foundation, is capable ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.143

“Modular building” defined. “Modular building” means an office, apartment, school, motel or other building, whether it is a total building or a room, which is either wholly manufactured or is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.145

“Modular component” defined. “Modular component” means any closed unit of construction which bears or requires any electrical, plumbing, heating, air-conditioning or any other mechanical connection. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.147

“Recreational park trailer” defined. “Recreational park trailer” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 482.1005. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.150

“Residential building” defined. “Residential building” means any structure designed solely for dwelling occupancy, containing one or more dwelling units and structures accessory thereto. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.160

“Site” defined. “Site” is the entire tract, subdivision or parcel of land on which factory-built housing or any manufactured building is installed. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.170

Adoption of building and construction codes and standards; regulations of Division; local requirements.

1. Unless the Division has adopted a more recent edition pursuant to paragraph (b) of subsection ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.175

Minimal standards for plumbing fixtures.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, each manufactured building on which construction begins on or after March 1, 1992, must incorporate the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.180

Schedule of fees. The Division shall establish a schedule of fees to cover the costs incurred by the Division in the administration and enforcement of the provisions of this chapter ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.183

Fund for Manufactured Housing: Deposit of fees; use. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 489.265, all fees collected pursuant to this chapter must be deposited in the State Treasury for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.190

Insignia of approval.

1. Factory-built housing manufactured after the effective date of the regulations for that housing adopted pursuant to this chapter which is sold or offered for sale ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.210

Approved building may not be modified without prior approval from Division. No factory-built housing or manufactured building bearing a division insigne of approval pursuant to NRS 461.190 may be in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.220

Power of Division to require tests or proof of compliance. Whenever there is definite evidence that any material, appliance, device, arrangement, system or method of construction does not conform to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.230

Appeal to be heard by local agency or Division; regulations concerning appeal.

1. The Division shall hear appeals brought by any person regarding the application to that person of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.240

Enforcement: Duties of Division; delegation of authority.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2 and NRS 461.260, the Division shall enforce every provision of this chapter and the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.250

Enforcement: Powers of Division.

1. The Administrator of the Division or any person authorized by him may institute any appropriate action to enforce this chapter, or to prevent, restrain, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.260

Enforcement and inspection of installation; zoning and other restrictive powers of local authority reserved; certificate of occupancy issued by Division; inspection of Nevada manufacturers.

1. In a county whose ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 461.270

Penalties. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter or any regulations adopted pursuant to this chapter shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $2,500 or ...



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