Application for services; certificate of county commissioners; transportation of child.
1. A parent, relative, guardian or nearest friend of any mentally retarded child or a child with a related condition who is a resident of this state, may file with the board of county commissioners of the proper county an application under oath stating:
(a) That the child meets the criteria set forth in NRS 435.020; and
(b) That the child requires services not otherwise required by law to be provided to him by any other county, political subdivision or agency of this or any other state.
2. If the board of county commissioners is satisfied that the statements made in the application are true, the board shall issue a certificate to that effect.
3. The board of county commissioners shall make necessary arrangements for the transportation of a mentally retarded child or a child with a related condition to any responsible person or facility to be utilized pursuant to contract or agreement as designated in NRS 435.010 at the expense of the county.
4. A certificate of the board of county commissioners, when produced, shall be the authority of any responsible person or facility in or without the State of Nevada under contract with the board of county commissioners to receive any such mentally retarded child or child with a related condition.
Last modified: February 27, 2006