NEVADA REVISED STATUTES
(2013)

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[Rev. 10/14/2013 12:25:48 PM--2013]

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WAGES

      Abandoned property, presumption, 120A.500

      Abstract of laws to be posted by employer, 608.013

      Actions for recovery of wages

             Assignment of claims to Labor Commissioner, 607.175, 611.135

             Award of attorney’s fees to plaintiff, 608.140

             Claims, prosecution, 607.160

             Commencement of action by Labor Commissioner, 607.170

             Compromise and settlement, 607.170, 607.185

             Contractors, actions against, 607.170, 608.150, 624.273

             Estates, priority of payment of labor claims, 147.195, 150.230

             Minimum wage, 608.260

             Preferred labor claims, 100.010-100.030

             Public works, withholding from payments due contractor, 338.515, 338.560

      Adjustment for additional payments, 608.090

      Agreements for other than semimonthly payments, 608.060, 608.070

      Assembling of employees to obtain wage increase, right unrestricted, 613.220

      Assignment

             Child support, 31A.250-31A.330, 125.450, 126.161, 425.350

             Claims for wages, assignment to Labor Commissioner, 607.175

             Commissions, assignment of claims to Labor Commissioner, 607.170-607.180

             Credit unions, security for loans, 678.740

             Deferred deposit loans, high-interest loans and title loans, assignment as security prohibited, 604A.435, 604A.440, 604A.930

             Parole, restitution as condition, 213.126

             Probation, restitution as condition, 176A.430

             Void assignments, 608.170, 675.340

      Attachment, 21.090

      Checks or drafts

             Issuance without sufficient money, property or credit

                   Penalties, 205.130, 205.132

                   Reimbursement to employee for penalties or charges incurred, 608.130

                   Rights of holder in due course, 608.130

             Manner of payment of wages, 608.120

      Child support withholdings (See CHILD SUPPORT—Recovery of support debts)

      Collective bargaining, payment of less than agreed wage unlawful, 608.100

      Contracted rate, unlawful to pay lower than agreed amount, 608.100

      Contractors

             Actions against for recovery of wages, 607.170, 608.150, 624.273

             Bonds or cash deposits, persons benefited, 624.273

             Community redevelopment, payment of prevailing wage, 279.500

             Highway construction, payment at legal wage fixed by law, 408.393

             Public works (See PUBLIC WORKS)

             State Contractor’s Board, receipt of notice of wage claims filed, 624.270

             Subcontractors, liability of original contractor for indebtedness, 608.150

      Criminal violations, prosecution by Attorney General, 607.220

      Decrease in wages, prerequisites, unlawful acts, 608.100

      Deductions

             Child support (See CHILD SUPPORT—Recovery of support debts)

             Direct deposit into financial institution, 608.110

             Federal income tax, 227.130

             Health benefits, costs of coverage for certain children, 31A.350, 608.1576

             Industrial insurance premiums, deductions prohibited, 616D.240, 616D.620

             Juvenile justice, restitution through work programs, 62E.580

             Local government officers and employees, 287.030, 287.040

             Prepaid Tuition Program, payroll deductions authorized, 353B.105

             Private employees, 608.110

             State officers and employees, 227.130, 281.129, 287.044, 287.048

             Time checks, deductions or discounts unlawful, 613.170

             Unemployment compensation fraud, recover of money, 612.7102-612.7116

             Unemployment contributions, deduction from wages prohibited, 612.700

             Unlawful acts or agreements, 612.700, 616D.120, 616D.240, 616D.410, 616D.620

      Definition of wages

             Compensation, wages and hours, 608.012

             Industrial insurance, 616A.065

             Public works, 338.010

             Unemployment compensation, 612.190

      Direct deposit of wages into financial institution, requirements, 608.110

      Discharge or lay off from employment (See also Unpaid wages, this heading)

             Immediate payment of wages or compensation, 608.020

             Penalties for employer’s failure to pay within certain time, 608.040, 608.050, 613.030

      Displaced homemakers, report of wages and hours, 388.655

      Employer’s ability to pay wages, penalty for false representations or pretenses, 613.030

      Employment agent or broker, fraudulent representations concerning wages, 613.020

      Entertainment producer-promoter-employers, security for payment, 608.300-608.330

      Execution, 21.090

      Explosives manufacturing, payment of employees, 608.0165

      Failure to pay wages due prohibited, 608.190

      Garnishment (See GARNISHMENT)

      Health insurance for certain children, withholding of premiums from parents’ wages, 31A.350, 608.1576

      Hearings by Labor Commissioner, 607.205-607.215

      Highway construction and maintenance (See also Contractors, this heading)

             Payment at legal wage fixed by law, 408.393

             Road districts, wages and hours, 404.200, 404.210

      Housing authorities, compliance with wage and hour laws, 315.450

      Industrial insurance (See INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE)

      Information and statistics, furnishing to Labor Commissioner, 607.140

      Involuntary servitude, penalty for collection of wages for labor, 613.080

      Juvenile detention facilities, employment of children, 63.220

      Labor Commissioner, enforcement of laws, 607.160-607.185, 608.180, 608.270

      Legislative declaration, 608.005

      Liens

             Corporations, employee’s lien against insolvent corporation, 78.720

             Mechanics’ or materialmen’s liens, 108.221-108.246

             Nonprofit organizations, employee’s lien against insolvent entity, 82.521

             Termination of service, employee’s lien for wages due, 608.050

             Vessels, employee’s lien for work or services rendered, 108.670

      Local Government Employee-Management Relations Act, ch. 288

      Meals as part of wages or compensation, exception, 608.155

      Medicaid, withholding of parents’ wages to reimburse agency, 31A.350

      Medium of payment, 608.120, 608.130

      Minimum wage

             Action for recovery, 608.260

             Agricultural employees, exception, 608.250

             Casual babysitters, exception, 608.250

             Children’s camp employees, exception, 444.300

             Constitutional mandate, Art. 15 § 16

             Disabilities, persons with, exception, 608.250, 608.255

             Domestic servants, exception, 608.250

             Employer to post minimum wage law, 608.013

             Establishment, 608.250

             Generally, 608.250-608.290

             Hearings by Labor Commissioner, 607.205-607.215

             Prosecution of violations, 607.220, 608.270, 608.280

             Salespersons, earnings based on commissions, exception, 608.250

             Tips, credit toward payment of wage by employer prohibited, 608.160

             Unlawful to pay wage less than minimum established by law, exception, Art. 15 § 16, 608.100, 608.250

             Violations, penalties, 608.290

      Overtime compensation

             Public works, 338.020

             Requirement, exceptions, 608.018

      Paydays

             Absent employees, payment after making written demand, 608.080

             Agreements for other than semimonthly payments, 608.070

             Semimonthly payments, exceptions, 608.060

             Time and place of payment, notice, 608.080

      Payment for each hour of work, 608.016

      Payroll taxes, ch. 363A, ch. 363B

      Preferred labor claims, 100.010-100.030

      Prepaid Tuition Program, payroll deductions authorized, 353B.105

      Prevailing wages (See PUBLIC WORKS—Wages)

      Private employment defined, 608.0113

      Public works (See PUBLIC WORKS—Wages)

      Rebates unlawful, 197.050, 197.060, 608.100

      Records of wages, 608.115

      Refusal to pay wages due prohibited, 608.190

      Resigning or quitting employment (See also Unpaid wages, this heading)

             Penalties for employer’s failure to pay within certain time, 608.040, 613.030

             Time when payment of final wages or compensation to be paid, 608.030

      Semimonthly payments, exceptions, 608.060, 608.070

      Sex discrimination prohibited, 608.017

      Subcontractors, liability of original contractor for indebtedness, 608.150

      Time checks, discounts unlawful, 613.170

      Tips

             Employer prohibited from taking or crediting toward payment of wage, 608.160

             Industrial insurance, declaration of tips as wages, 616A.065, 616B.227

             Unemployment compensation, tips as wages, 612.190

      Trial or break-in period, payment of wages required, 608.016

      Unemployment compensation, wages defined, unlawful deductions, 612.190, 612.700

      Unpaid wages

             Employee’s lien, 608.050

             Interest, 99.040

             Penalties for employer’s failure to pay within certain time, 608.040, 613.030

             Presumption of abandonment, 120A.500

             Time when payment of final wages or compensation to be paid, 608.030

      Violation of wage laws

             Administrative penalties, 608.195, 608.290

             Criminal penalties, 608.195, 608.290

             Prosecution, 608.180

      Week of work defined, 608.0123

      Withholding (See Deductions, this heading)

      Workday defined, 608.0126

WAITERS AND WAITRESSES (See FOOD AND DRINK ESTABLISHMENTS; FOOD HANDLERS; TIPS AND TIPPING)

WALKER LAKE (See generally LAKES)

WALKER RIVER (See also RIVERS; WATER)

      California-Nevada Interstate Compact, 538.600 (Art. VIII)

      Interstate compact relative to distribution and use of water, 538.380

WAR

      Bank deposits and collections, delay caused by, 104.4109

      Code of Military Justice

             Court-martial, sentencing during certain period, 412.322

             Spying, prosecution for, 412.5245

      Continuity of government in case of enemy attack, Art. 4 § 37, 239C.260

      Emergency Account, use, 353.263

      Emergency Management Assistance Compact, 415.010

      Homeland security (See HOMELAND SECURITY)

      Levying against the State defined, 196.020

      Limitation of actions, suspension, 11.330

      Necessity of information and indictment in criminal prosecutions, Art. 1 § 8

      Quartering of soldiers in private homes in time of war, Art. 1 § 12

      Sale of goods, UCC, seller’s duty to obtain war risk insurance, 104.2320

      Standing army, appropriation for, Art. 1 § 11

      State officers and employees, leave for military service, 284.358

      Taking private property without compensation, Art. 1 § 8

WARD CHARCOAL OVENS (See generally STATE PARKS)

WARDS (See GUARDIANS AND WARDS; PUBLIC GUARDIANS)

WAREHOUSE RECEIPTS

      Additional terms inserted in receipt authorized, 104.7202

      Advances made, statement, 104.7202

      Agents, signatures, 104.7202

      Agricultural commodities, 104.7201

      Alcoholic beverages, 104.7201

      Altered receipts, effect, 104.7208

      Blanks in receipt, filling in without authority, effect, 104.7208

      Bonded storage, 104.7201

      Cancellation of receipt or indication of partial deliveries, 104.7403

      Claims, provisions regarding presentation may be included, 104.7204

      Commencement of actions, provisions may be included, 104.7204

      Commingling of fungible goods, liability of warehouse, 104.7207

      Common ownership of goods, 104.7202

      Contents of receipt, requirements, effect of omission, 104.7202

      Contractual limitation of warehouse’s liability, 104.7204

      Conversion

             Bailee, 104.7601

             Delivery of goods under missing document, 104.7601

             Rights acquired by due negotiation, 104.7502

             Sale to enforce lien, violations, 104.7210

      Course of performance, course of dealing and usage of trade, 104.1303

      Damages

             Commingling of fungible goods, 104.7207

             Duplicates, failure to indicate, 104.7402

             Limitation, 104.7204

             Loss of or injury to goods, 104.7204

             Nonreceipt or misdescription of goods, 104.7203

             Omissions in receipt, 104.7202

             Overissue of receipts, 104.7402

             Remedies to be liberally administered, 104.1305

             Sale to enforce lien, 104.7210

      Definitions, 104.1201, 104.7102

      Delivery of goods

             Conflicting claims, effect, 104.7603

             Conversion, 104.7601

             Good-faith delivery, liability, 104.7404, 104.7601

             Judicial process, lien, delivery under, 104.7602

             Lost, stolen or destroyed receipts, remedy, 104.7601

             Missing negotiable receipt, delivery under, liability of bailee, 104.7601

             Obligation of bailee, excuse, liability, 104.7403, 104.7404

             Partial delivery, procedures, 104.7403

             Sale of goods, procedure, 104.7206

             Satisfaction of bailee’s lien upon delivery, 104.7403

             Statement as to delivery, 104.7202

             Stoppage by seller, 104.7502, 104.7504

             Unjustified refusal to deliver, loss of lien, 104.7209

             Upon demand, 104.7206

             Voluntary delivery of goods, loss of lien, 104.7209

      Delivery orders, 104.7102, 104.7502, 104.7503

      Demurrage charges, lien of warehouse, 104.7209

      Description of goods

             Liability for misdescription, 104.7203

             Qualified description, effect, 104.7203

             Receipt to include, 104.7202

             Sale to enforce lien, contents of notice, 104.7210

      Deterioration of goods, sale, 104.7206

      Duplicates, 104.7402, 205.540

      Duty of care, 104.1302, 104.7202, 104.7204

      Electronic receipts

             Control, 104.7106

             Negotiation, 104.7501

             Reissuance in alternative medium, 104.7105, 104.7402

      Endorsements, 104.7505, 104.7506

      Field warehousing arrangement, 104.7202

      Forgery, 205.090

      Form of receipt, particular form unnecessary, 104.7202

      Fungible goods

             Commingling, effect, 104.7207

             Overissue of documents, 104.7207, 104.7402

             Title under receipt, 104.7205

      Good-faith purchasers

             Altered receipts, effect, 104.7208

             Form of negotiation, 104.7501

             Judicial process, lien, 104.7602

             Nonreceipt or misdescription of goods, recovery, 104.7203

             Sale to enforce warehouse’s lien, 104.7210

      Goods, legal interest before issuance of receipt, 104.7503

      Governing law, parties’ power to choose, 104.1301

      Handling charges, 104.7202

      Hazardous goods, disposition, 104.7206

      Identification code of receipt required, 104.7202

      Insertions in receipt without authority, 104.7208

      Interpleader action, authority of bailee, 104.7603

      Intoxicating liquors, 104.7201

      Irregularities in conduct of issuer, effect, 104.7401

      Issuance of receipt

             Date of issuance to be included in receipt, 104.7202

             Duplicates, liability of issuer, 104.7402

             Irregularity in issue, 104.7401

             Negotiable receipt omitting fact of warehouseman’s ownership unlawful, 205.560

             Person that may issue, 104.7201

             Statute requiring license to issue, effect, 104.7201

             Substitute receipt, issuance upon court order, 104.7601

      Joint ownership of goods, 104.7202

      Labels, description of goods, 104.7203

      Labor, lien, 104.7209

      Liabilities incurred, contents of receipt, 104.7202

      Liens

             Delivery of goods by bailee, 104.7403

             Enforcement, 104.7210, 104.7403

             Generally, 104.7209

             Household goods, 104.7209

             Judicial process, effect on lien, 104.7602

             Labor, 104.7209

             Loss of lien, 104.7209

             Receipt, contents, 104.7202

             Termination of storage, effect, 104.7206

      Location of warehouse to be included in receipt, 104.7202

      Loss of or injury to goods, liability, exception, 104.7204

      Marks, description of goods, 104.7203

      Merchant, enforcement of lien on stored goods, 104.7210

      Misdescription of goods, liability, 104.7203

      Negotiable or nonnegotiable receipts, generally, 104.7104

      Negotiation

             Absence of due negotiation, rights of transferee, 104.7504

             Endorsements, 104.7501, 104.7506

             Form and requirements, 104.7501

             Goods not in bailee’s possession, 205.590

             Injunction against, 104.7602

             Intent to defraud, 205.570

             Rights acquired by due negotiation, defeat, 104.7205, 104.7502

             Warranties, 104.7507

      Nonreceipt of goods, liability, 104.7203

      Notice

             Enforcement of lien, 104.7210

             Termination of storage, 104.7206

             When effective, 104.1202

      Option

             Acceleration of payment or performance at will, 104.1309

             Termination of storage, 104.7206

      Overissue of documents for fungible goods, 104.7207, 104.7402

      Ownership of goods, statement regarding, 104.7202

      Personal property in transit, property tax exemption, 361.160-361.185

      Preservation of goods, lien of warehouse, 104.7209

      Rate of storage, 104.7202, 104.7204, 104.7209

      Removal of certain goods, warehouse may shorten time for, 104.7206

      Reservation of rights, 104.1308

      Rights acquired by due negotiation, defeat, 104.7205, 104.7502

      Sale of goods

             Commercially reasonable manner required, 104.7210

             Deteriorating or declining goods, 104.7206

             Enforcement of lien, 104.7210, 104.7403

             Hazardous goods, 104.7206

             Satisfaction of lien, 104.7206, 104.7210

             Termination of storage, 104.7206, 104.7403

      Seasonableness, 104.1205

      Security interest, 104.7202, 104.7209

      Separation of goods, 104.7207

      Signature, 104.7202

      Sole ownership of goods, 104.7202

      Storage agreements, contents, 104.7204

      Storage and handling charges, terms, lien, 104.7202, 104.7209

      Storage under bond, 104.7201

      Subordinated obligations, 104.1310

      Substitute receipts, 104.7402, 104.7601

      Terminal charges, lien of warehouse, 104.7209

      Termination of storage, 104.7206, 104.7403

      Time

             Presentation of claims and institution of actions, 104.7204

             Reasonable time, 104.1205, 104.1302

      Title

             Acquired by due negotiation, 104.7502

             Buyer in ordinary course of business of fungible goods, defeat of claim under receipt, 104.7205

             Legal interest before issuance of receipt, 104.7503

             Sale of goods to enforce lien, good-faith purchasers, 104.7210

             Transferee, title and rights, 104.7504

             Unaccepted delivery order, titled based upon, 104.7503

      Transferee, title and rights, 104.7504, 104.7506

      Transportation charges, lien of warehouse, 104.7209

      Value, when given, 104.1204

      Waiver or renunciation of claim or right following breach, 104.1306

      Warranties, 104.7105, 104.7507, 104.7508

WAREHOUSES AND WAREHOUSEMEN

      Cleaning or washing of garments or household goods, storage liens, exemption, 108.780

      Controlled substances, possession in course of business, 453.226

      Explosives and flammable materials, making or possessing in cities or towns, 476.060

      Firearms, unlawful discharge, 202.285, 202.287

      Free Port Law, Art. 10 § 1, 361.160-361.185

      Household goods and effects, storage

             Carriers (See also MOTOR CARRIERS)

                   Complaints against carriers, 706.442, 706.443

             Charges not to exceed written estimate, exception, 706.442

             Damaged or lost goods, resolution of disputes and filing of claims, 706.442

             Definition, 712.030

             Enforcement of requirements, 706.443

             Inspection of property, books and records, 712.060

             Lien of warehouse, 104.7209

             Nevada Transportation Authority, supervision and regulation, 706.1514, 706.166

             Permits, requirements, 712.040, 712.050

             Violations

                   Criminal penalty, 712.090

                   Prosecution by Attorney General or district attorney, 706.1715

             Written estimate of cost to be provided by carrier upon request, 706.442

      Industrial development (See INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT)

      Inland ports

             Development, 231.075

             Inland Port Authority Act, ch. 277B

      Inspections by Commissioner of Food and Drugs, 585.240, 585.245

      Livestock and poultry carcasses, registration and regulation, 583.481, 583.539

      Mini warehouses (See STORAGE FACILITIES)

      State purchasing warehouses, payment of construction costs, 331.137

      Tobacco warehouses, minors’ employment unlawful, 609.190

      Unclaimed Property Act, Uniform, ch. 120A

WARRANTIES

      Bank deposits and collections, 104.4207-104.4209

      Commercial coaches, 489.416, 489.751

      Common-interest communities, quality, 116.4113-116.4116

      Condominium hotels, quality, 116B.780

      Contractors, penalty for failure to comply with warranty, 624.301

      Disabilities, persons with, sale or lease of assistive devices, 597.264-597.2667

      Documents of title, 104.7105, 104.7507, 104.7508

      Estates in property, lineal and collateral warranties abolished, 111.100

      Factory-built housing, implied warranty for essential systems, 489.751

      Farm equipment, 597.1177

      Fraudulent and malicious destruction, penalty, 206.260

      Human blood and body parts, 460.010

      Inspection of property by public employee, no warranty created, 41.033

      Investment securities (See SECURITIES)

      Leases of personal property, 104A.2209-104A.2216

      Letters of credit, 104.5110

      Manufactured buildings, implied warranty for essential systems, 489.751

      Manufactured or mobile homes

             Essential systems, implied warranty, 489.751

             Penalty for failure to honor warranty, 489.416

      Motor vehicles

             Commercial vehicle leases, disclosures, 100.105

             Manufacturers and distributors, prohibited acts, 482.36385, 482.36389

             Marketing purposes, release of personal information by Department of Motor Vehicles restricted, 481.063

             New vehicles, express warranties, lemon law buybacks, 597.600-597.688

             Used vehicles, express warranties for certain vehicles, 482.36655-482.36667

      Negotiable instruments, 104.3416, 104.3417

      Sales of personal property, 104.2312-104.2318

      Service contracts, applicability of law, 690C.100

      State Engineer, laws and performance of duties create no warranty, 535.040

WARRANTS

      Arrest (See ARREST)

      Attachment and commitment, 22.040

      Bench warrants, 34.540, 179.395

      Child abduction prevention, taking child into physical custody, 125D.200

      Cities (See CITIES—Finances and funds)

      Counties (See COUNTIES—Finances and funds)

      Death warrants

             Issuance, 176.0919, 176.345, 176.495, 176.505

             New, execution of judgment when defendant found sane, 176.445

             Notice to Supreme Court, SCR 250

             Return on warrant by Director of Department of Corrections, 176.365

      Extradition, issuance by Governor, 171.158

      Forgery, 205.090

      Missing children, warrant to take physical custody of, procedures, 432.207

      Nevada System of Higher Education (See NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION)

      Oath and affirmation, Art. 1 § 18

      Search warrants (See SEARCH WARRANTS)

      State warrants (See STATE FINANCES AND FUNDS)

      Tax liens, enforcement, 360.483, 360.485

      Towns (See TOWNS—Finances and funds)

WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY

      Legal holiday, 236.015

WASHOE COUNTY (For general provisions, see COUNTIES)

      Assembly districts, 218B.715-218B.730, 218B.745-218B.755, 218B.770, 218B.790

      Baseball stadium project

             Financing, 244A.058, 244A.800-244A.830

             Live entertainment tax, exemption, 368A.200

      Boundaries, 243.340-243.355

      Chief Planning Officer member of Advisory Planning Commission, Nevada Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, 278.808

      Complete Streets Program, authority to adopt, 244.2641-244.2645

      County seat, 243.360

      Creation, 243.340-243.355

      Deed restrictions for subdivisions in unincorporated areas, 278.563-278.568

      Defibrillators, placement in certain public buildings, 450B.600

      Dental services for underserved populations, issuance of restricted geographical license, 631.274

      DNA Database, State, duties of Sheriff’s Office, 176.09121

      Family court (See also FAMILY COURTS)

             Establishment, 3.0105

             Local rules (See DISTRICT COURTS, LOCAL RULES OF PRACTICE)

             Number of judges, 3.0125

      Flood management projects, funding, 244A.0297, 268.691

      Governmental services tax, use of proceeds of supplemental tax, 371.043

      Judicial district, designation, Art. 6 § 5, 3.010

      Lake County, creation, consolidation with Washoe County, 243.345-243.355

      Local Government Tax Act of 1991, Special & Local Acts Volume

      Marlette Lake Water System, duties, 331.160

      Nevada Coordinate System, included in west zone, 327.010

      Officers’ salaries, 245.043

      Peace Officers’ Standards and Training Commission, membership, 289.500

      Projects approved by Legislature, financing, 244A.800-244A.830

      Railroad grade separation projects (See also RAILROADS)

             Room tax, imposition for purposes of projects, 268.0968, 268.7845

             Sales and use tax, imposition for purposes of projects, Special & Local Acts Volume

      Regional planning (See REGIONAL PLANNING)

      Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (See also AIRPORT AUTHORITIES)

             Generally, Special & Local Acts Volume

      Room tax, additional tax, 268.0968, 268.7845, 268.798, Special & Local Acts Volume

      Roop County, creation, consolidation with Washoe County, 243.345-243.355

      School facilities

             Tax for school capital projects, ch. 377C

             Zoning standards and specifications, 278.0211

      Senate districts, 218B.360-218B.375

      Truckee River, actions to maintain regular flow authorized, 535.080

      United States, State’s consent to acquisition of state lands given, 328.310, 328.320

      V & T Railway, Nevada Commission for the Reconstruction of the, Special & Local Acts Volume

      Water, regional planning and management, ch. 540A

      Western Regional Water Commission, Special & Local Acts Volume

WASHOE LAKE (See also LAKES; STATE PARKS)

      State Recreational Area, designation, 407.155

WASHROOMS (See LAVATORIES)

WASTE

      Estates of decedents, actions by or against personal representatives, 143.070, 143.080

      Eviction of tenant committing or permitting waste, 40.2514

      Food waste fed to livestock or fish, regulation, 571.135

      Game animals, 501.388, 503.050

      Garbage disposal (See GARBAGE AND RUBBISH)

      Hazardous waste (See HAZARDOUS MATERIALS)

      Mine waste, acquisition, 517.115

      National Guard members, punishable acts, 412.508, 412.528, 412.532

      Oil and gas, waste prohibited, 522.010, 522.039

      Poisonous waste dangerous to livestock, fencing required, 575.040

      Public money, by agency or contractor, telephone number for reporting, 353A.049

      Real property

             Action, 40.150

             Damages, 40.150

             Definition, 21.240

             Eviction of tenant, grounds, 40.2514

             Restraining waste until expiration of redemption period, 21.240

      Recycling (See RECYCLING)

      Solid waste disposal (See SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL)

      Unlawful detainer, 40.2514

      Water (See WATER CONSERVATION)

      Water pollution control (See WATER POLLUTION)

WATCHES (See JEWELRY AND JEWELERS)

WATER

      Abandonment of rights, 533.060, 534.090

      Adjudication of vested water rights

             Actions to determine rights, admissibility of maps, plats and surveys, 533.250

             Appeals by State Engineer to Supreme Court, 533.455

             Budgets for adjudicated stream systems or water districts, 533.280, 533.285, 533.320

             Certificates of water rights, issuance after final determination, 533.265

             Conveyance of land, presumption of conveyance of water rights with, 111.167

             Distribution of water by State Engineer, 533.305

             Emergency Account, 532.200

             Enforcement of orders or decisions by State Engineer, 533.220

             Engineer for supervision of stream systems, appointment, 533.275

             Federal reclamation projects, priority of water rights, 533.037

             Fees of State Engineer, 533.135

             Headgates, regulation by State Engineer, 533.305

             Injunctions, 533.482

             Intervention by unserved interested person, 533.130

             Investigation of flow of stream and ditches by State Engineer, 533.100

             Judicial review of State Engineer’s orders and decisions, 533.450

             Maps prepared by State Engineer, 533.100, 533.105

             Notice of entry of order and of pendency of proceedings, 533.095, 533.215

             Order of determination

                   Appeal from district court to Supreme Court, 533.200, 533.455

                   Certified copy filed with clerk of district court, 533.165

                   Distribution of water under district court supervision, 533.220

                   District court proceedings

                          Appeals to Supreme Court, 533.200

                          Costs, 533.170, 533.190

                          Decrees

                                Affirmation or modification of State Engineer’s order, 533.185

                                Certified copy transmitted to State Engineer, 533.225

                                Finality, modification, 533.210

                          Division of water by State Engineer, 533.230

                          Exceptions to order of determination, 533.170

                          Experts, employment by court, 533.175

                          Findings of fact, 533.170

                          Maps, plats and surveys, admissibility in evidence, 533.250

                          Motion for new trial, 533.205

                          Order for hearing, 533.165

                          Pleadings, 533.170

                          Procedure, 533.170

                          Reference to State Engineer for further evidence, 533.180

                          Service of proposed findings, decree, 533.170

                          Successor judge, powers, 533.195

                   Entry by State Engineer, 533.160

                   Legal effect, 533.160

                   Service of copies, 533.160, 533.215

                   Show cause orders, petition by State Engineer, 533.220

                   Stay on filing of bond, 533.235

                   Waiver of notices, when authorized, 533.215

             Order of State Engineer for determination of relative rights, 533.090

             Petition for determination of relative rights, 533.090

             Preliminary order of determination, 533.140-533.155

             Priority of determinations by State Engineer, 533.090

             Proofs as to rights

                   Abstract of proofs, preparation and printing, 533.140

                   Blueprints attached to forms by claimants, 533.260

                   Certification of claimants’ statements, 533.120

                   Commencement of taking of proofs, 533.125, 533.215

                   Filing, 533.110, 533.125

                   Forms for claimants’ statements provided by State Engineer, 533.115

                   Nonabandonment of right to use, proofs, 533.060

                   Notice of commencement of taking of proofs, 533.110, 533.215

             Surveys prepared by State Engineer, 533.100, 533.105

             Underground water, 534.100

             Water commissioners, 533.270, 533.305

             Water District Account, 533.290, 533.295

             Water districts

                   Advisory board, appointment and meetings, 533.300

                   Budgets, 533.280, 533.285

                   Creation by State Engineer, 533.300

      Adjudication of vested water rights other than by State Engineer’s determination

             Actions to determine rights, 533.240

             Administration of stream system by State Engineer, 533.310-533.320

             Hydrographic surveys by State Engineer, 533.240, 533.310, 533.315

             Transfer to State Engineer for determination, 533.240

      Adverse possession, acquisition of prescriptive right impermissible, 533.060

      Agreements concerning development or use of water resources, 532.170, 532.180

      Agricultural water rights, temporary conversion for certain purposes, 533.0243

      Analyses

             Hazardous waste or regulated substances, detection of presence, 445A.427, 459.501

             Nevada System of Higher Education, 396.620-396.660

             Standards for certification of laboratories, 445A.425, 445A.428

             Transfer of real property, water analysis by certified laboratory, 445A.863, 445A.943, 445A.952

      Appropriation of public water

             Agricultural water rights, temporary conversion for certain purposes, 533.0243

             Applications for permits to appropriate, change use of or divert water

                   Approval, 533.365, 533.370, 533.3705, 533.372, 533.375

                   Colorado River, procedure, 538.171

                   Consumptive use of water right or proposed beneficial use of water, consideration, 533.3703

                   Contents, 533.335-533.345

                   Conveyance of application, requirements, 533.382-533.387

                   Conveyance of land, presumption of conveyance of application with, 111.167

                   Defective application, 533.355

                   Fees, 533.435

                   Fire-resistant vegetative cover, water to establish, 533.436

                   Initial quantity of water approved, limitation, action on other applications, 533.3705

                   Irrigation purposes, priority among applications from same basin, 533.357

                   Limitations, 533.330

                   Maps and other data to accompany applications, 533.350

                   Notice, contents and publication, 533.360

                   Outside boundaries of State, conditions, 533.520

                   Persons qualified to apply, 533.325

                   Protests by interested persons, procedure, 533.365, 533.370

                   Recording, 533.355

                   Rejection, 533.355, 533.370-533.375

                   Temporary changes, 533.345

                   Water already appropriated, definition, 533.324

             Beneficial use required, 533.030

             Certificates of appropriation, 533.425, 533.430

             Colorado River waters, procedure, 538.171

            Counties

                   County commissioners to be notified of application to use water in county other than that in which appropriated, 533.363

                   Monitoring, management and mitigation plans, participation, 533.353

                   Relinquishment of certain dedicated rights, 534.350

                   Sale or lease of water rights to public utilities, 244.279

             Developed shortage supply or intentionally created surplus, use of certain water for, 533.030

             Energy for export, use of water to generate, 533.372

             Environmental permits, procedures, restrictions, 533.437-533.4377

             Federal agency, procedure, 321.737, 328.065-328.135

             Fees of State Engineer, 533.364, 533.435

             Fire-resistant vegetative cover, water to establish, 472.040, 533.024, 533.436

             Flood control districts, 543.410, 543.430

             Geothermal exploration, 534A.040

             Highway construction, temporary use of water, 534.050

             Injunctions, 533.482

             Interbasin transfers of groundwater, requirements for, 533.364, 533.370

             Intercounty or interstate transfers, fees, mitigation of effects, 533.438, 533.4385

             Interference unlawful, 535.090

             Interstate streams, 533.524

             Irrigation

                   Priority among applications from same basin, 533.357

                   State Engineer, duties concerning diversion and storage, 533.070

             Irrigation districts, 539.230

             Judicial review of State Engineer’s orders and decisions, 533.450

             Legislative declaration, 533.024

             Livestock watering

                   Application for permit, 533.490, 533.500, 533.504

                   Beneficial use, 533.490

                   Drought, temporary permit to appropriate groundwater during, 533.504

                   Public range defined, 533.485

                   Range livestock defined, 533.485

                   Subsisting rights, 533.492-533.495, 533.510

                   Unlawful acts, 533.505

             Migratory bird refuges, acquisition of land for, 328.195

             Mineral exploration, temporary use of water, 534.050

             Monitoring, management and mitigation plans, development, approval, 533.353

             Obstructions unlawful, 535.090

             Permits

                   Cancellation, 533.390, 533.395, 533.410

                   Colorado River water, 538.171

                   Conveyance of land, presumption of conveyance of permit with, 111.167

                   Conveyance of permit, form, acknowledgment and recording, 533.382-533.387

                   Determinations by State Engineer, 533.070

                   Diversion point located outside Nevada, 533.515

                   Environmental permits, 533.437-533.4377

                   Existing rights, subject to, 533.430

                   Proof of beneficial status, 533.400-533.415

                   Statements of work progress to be filed, 533.390

                   Time for completion of work and application of water to beneficial use, 533.380

                   Use outside State, application, approval and conditions, 533.520

             Quantity limited to amount reasonably required for beneficial use, 533.070

             Recreational purposes, 533.030

             Special Account for Studies Concerning Water, 533.369

             Studies and inventories, 532.165, 533.364, 533.368, 533.369

             Underground waters, 534.050, 534.080, 534.110, 534A.040

             Vested rights before 1913 unimpaired, 533.085

             Wildlife, access to water customarily used required, exception, 533.367

      Appurtenance to place of use, exceptions, 533.040, 533.060

      Aquatic invasive species laws (See BOATS AND BOATING)

      Aqueducts, eminent domain, 37.010

      Aquifer defined, 534.0105

      Area of active management, defined, 534.011

      Arrest powers of State Engineer and assistants, 533.475

      Artificial lakes or streams, restrictions on use of water and effluent for recreational purposes, 318.1445, 533.030, 541.207, 704.667

      Attorney General

            Commencement and defense of actions, 228.180

             Intervention in actions concerning interstate waters, 228.190

      Beneficial use

             Appropriation for, 533.030

             Appurtenance to place of use, exceptions, 533.040, 533.060

             Basis of right to use water, 533.035

             Limit of right to use water, 533.035

             Livestock watering, 533.490

             Measure of right to use water, 533.035

             Proof required for appropriation, 533.400, 533.405

             Public use, 533.050

             Quantity appropriated limited to, 533.070

             Recreational purposes, 533.030

             Regulations, 533.060

             Removal of water to alleviate hazards caused by secondary recharge, 534.025

             Rotation authorized, 533.075

      Boating (See BOATS AND BOATING)

      Breweries, injury to or obstruction of natural flow, 535.100, 535.200

      Camping (See CAMPS AND CAMPING)

      Canals (See DITCHES)

      Channel Clearance, Maintenance, Restoration, Surveying and Monumenting Program, 532.220, 532.230

      City water and water supplies (See CITIES)

      Committee on Public Lands, review of water issues, 218E.525

      Conservation (See WATER CONSERVATION)

      Cooperative agreements concerning water, 277.060

      Counties (See COUNTIES)

      Cyanide ponds, permit requirements, penalty for violation, 502.390

      Dams (See DAMS)

      Definitions, 533.005-533.023

      Development projects, duties of State Engineer, 532.165

      Disaster Relief Account, grants and loans to state and local agencies, 353.2705-353.2771

      Ditches (See DITCHES)

      Diversion

             Irrigation water, unlawful diversion, 207.225, 533.463

             Right ceases when necessity for use nonexistent, 533.045

             Water turned into natural channel or watercourse, 533.055

      Drinking water

             Financial assistance for public water systems, 349.980-349.987, 445A.200-445A.295

             Impure water, furnishing for public use unlawful, 445A.015

             Protection and control, 445A.800-445A.955

             State Board of Health, regulations for sanitary protection, 439.200

      Economic Development Revenue Bond Law, City, 268.512-268.568

      Economic Development Revenue Bond Law, County, 244A.669-244A.763

      Emergency response plans, preparation by certain utilities, 239C.270

      Eminent domain, 37.010, 533.050

      Financing of water projects, 349.935-349.961

      Flood control (See FLOOD CONTROL)

      Fluoridation of water

             Adjustment of fluoride concentration, 445A.015, 445A.045

             Bottled water purveyors, 445A.050

             Exemptions, 445A.050

             Proposal to adjust fluoride concentration, 445A.025

             Regulation in larger counties, 445A.055

             Vote on question, 445A.030-445A.040, 445A.055

      Forfeiture of rights, 534.090

      Groundwater (See Underground water, this heading)

      Guards, employment by State Engineer, 533.470

      Headgates, 533.305, 533.465

      Highways

             Construction, temporary use of water, 534.050

             Prevention of damage to highways by water, 405.120-405.180

      Homeland security, ch. 239C

      Hydraulic fracturing, assessment and disclosure program, 522.119

      Hydrographic basins, compilation of data, 540.051

      Impure water, furnishing for public use unlawful, 445A.015

      Injurious aquatic species laws (See BOATS AND BOATING)

      Interstate Waters, California-Nevada Compact for Jurisdiction on, 171.076, 171.077

      Interstate waters, California-Nevada Interstate Compact Commission, duties, 538.380

      Irrigation systems (See IRRIGATION SYSTEMS)

      Judicial review of State Engineer’s orders and decisions, 533.450, 534.037, 534.110

      Lakes (See LAKES; specific lakes)

      Las Vegas Valley Ground Water Basin, management, Special & Local Acts Volume

      Manufactured home parks, reports and tests regarding water quality, 118B.077

      Mapping of water rights statewide, program, 532.165

      Master plans, inclusion of development and utilization of water resources, 278.160

      Measurement, standards for, 533.065

      Meters (See WATER METERS)

      Navigable waters

             Colorado River declared navigable, 537.010

             Virgin River declared navigable, 537.020

             Winnemucca Lake declared navigable, 537.030

      Obstructing, public nuisance, 202.450-202.480

      Oil wells, contamination or waste of water, 522.040

      Ownership in public, 533.025

      Penalty for violations

             Appropriation of public water, 533.480, 533.481

             Wells, 534.193

      Personal property for purposes of crimes, 193.021

      Planning and development of water resources, ch. 540

      Poisoning unlawful, 202.170

      Pollution (See WATER POLLUTION)

      Prescriptive rights, acquisition by adverse possession impermissible, 533.060

      Projects for recharge, storage and recovery of water

             Annual fee paid by holder of permit, 534.310

             Annual report to State Engineer, 534.280

             Area of hydrologic effect defined, 534.0115

             Cease and desist orders, 534.320

             Definition, 534.0145

             Designation of areas of active management, 534.340

             Injunctions, 534.320

             Limit on amount of water recovered, 534.290, 534.300

             Monitoring requirements, 534.250

             Penalties, 534.330

             Permit

                   Application, fees, 534.260

                   Issuance, 534.250

                   Modification and assignment, 534.250

                   Protests, 534.270

                   Requirement, 534.250

                   Review of application, 534.270

                   Revocation or suspension, 534.320

             Recharged water defined, 534.015

             Recovery well, permit for, 534.290

             Storage accounts to be established, 534.300

             Use or exchange of stored water, 534.290

      Public body, sale or lease of water rights, procedures, 533.550, 533.560

      Public Lands, Legislative Committee on, review of water issues, 218E.525

      Public offenses committed on vessels in state waters, 171.040

      Public ownership, 533.025

      Public utilities (See WATER COMPANIES)

      Public water systems (See WATER SYSTEMS)

      Railroad corporations, authority to cross, 78.075

      Recreational use of artificial lake or stream, restriction by ordinance, 533.030

      Reservoirs (See RESERVOIRS)

      Rivers (See RIVERS; specific rivers)

      Rotation in use authorized, 533.075

      Sale or lease of water rights

             By public body, procedures, 533.550, 533.560

             Lease of rights to political subdivision for municipal use, assessment of certain appurtenant property as open space, ch. 361A

      Sales and use taxes, exemption, 372.295, 374.300

      Sales of property, disclosure of rates for certain water services required, 113.060

      Sawmills, injury to or obstruction of natural flow, 535.100, 535.200

      School districts, eminent domain, 37.010

      Slaughterhouses, injury to or obstruction of natural flow, 535.100, 535.200

      Standards of measurement, 533.065

      State Board of Health, regulations for sanitary protection, 439.200

      State Engineer (See STATE ENGINEER)

      State water right surveyors (See Water right surveyors, this heading)

      Steam (See also GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES)

             Appropriation procedures when encountered during exploration, 534A.040

             Probate leases, 149.080

      Storage

             For beneficial purpose, authority and rights, 533.055

             Recharge (See Projects for recharge, storage and recovery of water, this heading)

             Reservoirs (See RESERVOIRS)

      Stored water may be conveyed through streams and reclaimed, 533.055, 533.525

      Streams (See STREAMS)

      Subdivision of land (See SUBDIVISION OF LAND—Water and sewer facilities)

      Tanneries, injury to or obstruction of natural flow, 535.100, 535.200

      Tax for infrastructure, ch. 377B

      Tax increment areas, ch. 278C

      Towns, eminent domain, 37.010

      Treatment works (See WATER POLLUTION—Nevada Water Pollution Control Law)

      Tunnel companies, power of Legislature to establish and regulate, Art. 4 § 20

      Unauthorized use unlawful, 533.460

      Underground water

             Abandoned wells, use to monitor groundwater, 534.060

             Abandonment of rights, 534.090

             Adjudication of vested rights, 534.100

             Appropriation (See also Appropriation of public water, this heading)

                   Acquisition generally, 534.080

                   Counties, return of certain dedicated rights, 534.350

                   Determinations of State Engineer, 534.110

                   Geothermal resources, applicability of laws, 534A.040

                   Irrigation purposes, priorities, 533.357

                   Quantity, limitation, 533.070

             California-Nevada Interstate Compact, use under, 538.600 (Art. IX)

             Definitions, 534.010-534.0175

             Existing rights recognized, 534.100

             Forfeiture of rights, 534.090

             Groundwater basins

                   Administration by State Engineer, 534.030, 534.110

                   Appropriation permit required before drilling, exception, 534.050, 534.110

                   Assessment for payment of administrative expenses, 534.040

                   Boundaries defined by State Engineer, 534.030

                   Critical management areas, designation, management plan, 534.037, 534.110

                   Groundwater boards in certain counties, creation and duties, 534.035

                   Interbasin transfers of groundwater, requirements for certain transfers, 533.364

                   Las Vegas Valley Groundwater Basin, management program, Special & Local Acts Volume

                   Management of interstate basins, agreements, 532.175

                   Preferred uses of water upon depletion, 534.120

                   Pumping tests, 534.110

                   Regulations of State Engineer, 534.110

                   Supervision of wells, 534.030, 534.110

                   Temporary appropriation permits, 534.120, 534.125

                   Water conservation or water district board to assist State Engineer, 534.030

                   Well supervisors, employment and compensation, 534.040

             Injunctions, 533.195

             Legislative declaration, 534.020

             Livestock, herding or grazing near certain water unlawful, 568.330, 568.340

             Mapping of water rights statewide, program, 532.165

             Percolating waters defined, 534.0135

             Public ownership, 533.025, 534.020

             Recharge (See Projects for recharge, storage and recovery of water, this heading)

             Studies, agreements concerning, 532.170

             Vested right defined, 534.100

             Waste unlawful, penalty, 534.070, 534.190, 534.193

             Wells (See WELLS)

      Vested water rights

             Adjudication (See Adjudication of vested water rights, this heading)

             Definition, 534.100

             Rights before 1913 unimpaired, 533.085

      Washoe County, regional planning and management, ch. 540A, Special & Local Acts Volume

      Waste of water (See WATER CONSERVATION)

      Water boxes, interference unlawful, 533.465

      Water emergencies, ch. 416

      Water meters (See WATER METERS)

      Water Planning, Division of (See CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE DEPARTMENT OF)

      Water pollution (See WATER POLLUTION)

      Water right surveyors

             Appointment, qualifications and compensation, 533.080

             Certificates and examinations, 533.080

             Penalty for swearing to false information, 533.420

      Water Rights Technical Support Account, creation, administration, uses, 534.360

      Waterholes (See also WILDLIFE)

             Camping in manner denying access to animals unlawful, 503.660

             Deposit of substances deleterious to wildlife unlawful, 503.430

             Polluting of waterholes to trap, wound, kill or maim wild horses unlawful, 504.490

      Waterpower (See WATERPOWER)

      Wells (See WELLS)

      Western Regional Water Commission, Special & Local Acts Volume

      Wetlands mitigation bank, establishment, use and operation, 244.388

      Zoning regulations to be designed to preserve water resources, 278.250

WATER AND SANITATION DISTRICTS (See GENERAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS)

WATER AND SEWER REVENUE BOND LAW

      Generally, 350.350-350.490

WATER AUTHORITIES

      County Bond Law, infrastructure project defined, 244A.034

      Fluoridation of water, 445A.025-445A.050

      Legislative Committee on Public Lands, review of programs and activities, 218E.525

      Purchase of municipal securities by State, ch. 350A

      Sale or lease of water rights, 533.560

      Southern Nevada (See SOUTHERN NEVADA WATER AUTHORITY)

      Tax for infrastructure, ch. 377B

WATER COMPANIES (See also PUBLIC UTILITIES)

      Artificial lakes, supply of water unnecessary where restricted, exemptions, 704.667

      Assessments by Public Utilities Commission, 703.145, 704.033, 704.035

      Beneficial use, appropriations for, 533.030

      Building containing multiple occupancy units, water to be provided through single connection, exception, 704.665

      Certificates of public convenience and necessity, 704.330-704.410

      Cities, water to be furnished for fire protection, 704.660

      Computer crimes causing service disruption, penalty, 205.477, 205.492

      Connection to utility facility by users of certain water systems, mandatory, 244.3655, 268.4102

      Construction of utility facilities, Utility Environmental Protection Act, 704.820-704.900

      Damage to property, penalties, civil remedies, 704.800, 704.805

      Deposits made by customers, payment of interest, 704.655

      Emergency response plans and vulnerability assessments, duties, 239C.270

      Excavation or demolition near subsurface installation, 455.080-455.180

      Exempt water companies

             Franchises generally, 709.050-709.170

             Inspection of books and records, 709.146

             Services provided by Public Utilities Commission, 709.145

      Financing of water projects, 349.935-349.961

      Fluoridation of water, 445A.015-445A.055

      Franchises from counties or towns, 709.050-709.170

      Impersonation of officer or employee of utility company, penalty, 207.345

      Impure water, furnishing for public use unlawful, 445A.015

      Local governments, use of utility facilities for treatment or transfer of water, 704.235

      Mining, water facilities excluded as public utilities, 704.021

      Property, disposal or encumbrance by certain utilities, approval, 704.668

      Property tax

             Assessment of interstate or intercounty property, 361.318-361.321, 361.403

             Exemption for water users’ nonprofit associations and corporations, 361.073

      Public utility, water company defined as, 704.020

      Public water systems (See WATER SYSTEMS)

      Rates

             Change, simplified procedure for changing rates for certain utilities, 704.095

             City council’s powers to fix, 266.285

             Conservation plans, recovery of costs associated with, 704.663

             Filing fees, 703.197

             Fire protection of cities and towns, Public Utilities Commission to fix rates, 704.660

             General rate application, filing, 704.110

             Legislative declaration, 540.011

      Receiver, appointment, 704.6674, 704.6676

      Regulation by county, 704.6674

      Relocation of lines, reimbursement by State, 408.407

      Resource plans, requirements, waiver, 704.661

      Smaller businesses excluded as public utilities, 704.021

      Subdivision or other development of land, 704.6672

      Surplus water, purchases regulated, 704.320

      Termination of service by utility, regulation, notice, 704.1835

      Theft of property, penalties, civil remedies, 704.800, 704.805

      Towns

             Fire protection, water to be furnished for, 704.660

             Licensure and regulation, 269.170

      Violations, penalties, 703.380, 704.640

      Water conservation plans, adoption, 704.662-704.6624

      Water meters, installation in cities and towns, 704.230

      Water rights, sale or lease to utility

             County authority, 244.279

             Department of Transportation Board of Directors, authority, 408.146

      Waterworks (See WATER SYSTEMS)

      Weeds, eradication of noxious weeds, 555.150-555.201

WATER CONSERVANCY DISTRICTS (For general provisions, see DISTRICTS)

      Acquisition of works, 541.340

      Artificial lakes or streams, water supply by district in populous counties, 541.207

      Boundaries, 541.080, 541.310, 541.320

      Budgets (See also LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCES)

             Department of Taxation’s duties, 360.220

             Generally, 354.470-354.626

             Revised budgets, 361.455

      Businesses, procedure for adoption of local rules affecting, 237.030-237.150

      Carson Water Subconservancy District, Special & Local Acts Volume

      Claims, presentation of false claims unlawful, 197.160, ch. 357

      Contingency Account, distribution to protect water right or supply from out-of-state challenge, 538.650

      Contracts for use of water, 541.260, 541.270

      Definitions, 541.020

      Directors

             Appointment, 541.100

             Bylaws, 541.140

             Compensation, 541.110

             Ethics in Government Law, Nevada, ch. 281A

             Meetings, ch. 241, 541.080, 541.100

             Oaths, 541.110

             Powers, 541.140, 541.145

             Quorum, 541.120

             Regulations concerning projects, 541.145

             Reports, 541.100

             Vacancies, 541.100

      Disclosure of improper governmental action, 281.611-281.671

      Divisions, 541.050

      Eminent domain power, 37.015, 541.140

      Employees (See also DISTRICTS)

             Generally, 541.130, 541.140

      Equipment inventory control and records, 354.625

      Establishment, 541.050-541.090

      Exclusion of lands, 541.320

      Facilities, cooperative agreements for financing, 277.0705-277.0755

      Financial emergencies, 354.655-354.725

      Forest and vegetative cover, powers of State Forester Firewarden, 472.043

      Governmental services tax, distribution, 482.181

      Inclusion of lands, 541.310

      Indebtedness

             Annual reports, 354.6025, 354.665

             Election, 541.360, 541.370

             Procedure for creation, 541.340-541.370

      Installment-purchase agreements, 350.0055, 350.008, 350.087-350.091, 354.740

      Interlocal Cooperation Act, 277.080-277.180

      Inventory control and records, 354.625

      Investments, 99.070, 355.165-355.177, 541.140

      Irrigation districts, name, 539.060

      Judicial determinations, ch. 43, 541.380

      Jurisdiction of district courts, 541.040, 541.380-541.400

      Legislative declaration, 541.030

      Loans from nonprofit corporation or trustee authorized, 354.750

      Local Government Tax Distribution Account, 354.598747, 354.665, 354.671, 360.600-360.740

      Medium-term obligations, 350.087-350.095, 355.130

      Name, 541.080

      Nonprofit corporation or trustee, purchase or lease of property from authorized, 354.750

      Office, 541.080

      Plan of water conservation, 540.121-540.151

      President, selection, 541.110

      Public Lands, Committee on, review of programs and activities, 218E.525

      Purchasing, ch. 332, 333.470-333.495

      Records, ch. 239, 541.110

      Sales of personal property, 332.185

      Seal, 541.110

      Secretary, 541.110, 541.130

      Sinking fund, 541.280

      Sovereign immunity waived, 41.0305-41.039

      Special assessments, 541.160, 541.180-541.220, 541.240, 541.250

      Subdistricts, 541.150

      Taxes, levy and collection, 541.160, 541.170, 541.230-541.270

      United States, contracts with authorized, 541.330

WATER CONSERVATION

      Building codes, requirements, 278.582

      Factory-built housing, requirements, 461.175

      Flood management projects, inclusion of conservation projects, 244A.0297, 268.691

      Las Vegas Valley Groundwater Basin, management, Special & Local Acts Volume

      Local committee or task force on sustainable energy, duties, 278.02081

      Local government purchasing, contracts for operating cost-savings measures, 332.300-332.440

      Manufactured buildings, requirements, 461.175

      Manufactured or mobile homes, requirements, 489.706

      Master plans to include conservation plans, 278.160

      Projects for recharge, storage and recovery of water (See WATER)

      Public buildings, requirements, 338.193

      State buildings or other projects, adoption of standards and guidelines relating to efficient use of water, 341.091

      State purchasing, contracts for operating cost-savings measures, ch. 333A

      Suppliers of water

             Adoption of water conservation plans, 540.121-540.151, 704.662-704.6624

             Grants for capital improvements to publicly owned water systems, 349.980-349.987

             Pricing, legislative declaration, 540.011

             Recovery of costs associated with conservation plan, 704.663

      Waste of water

             City ordinance may prohibit, 268.411

             County ordinance may prohibit, 244.3665

             Definition, 534.0165

             Flood control districts, power to prevent waste, 543.360, 543.410

             Legislative declaration, 534.020

             Penalties, 533.480, 533.481, 534.070, 534.190, 534.193

             Unlawful acts, 533.460, 533.463, 534.070, 534.190

      Water meters (See WATER METERS)

      Water Planning Section of Division of Water Resources, duties, 540.051

WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS (See also IRRIGATION DISTRICTS)

      Conservation of water generally, ch. 548

      Irrigation districts, name, 539.060

WATER DISTRICTS (For general provisions, see DISTRICTS)

      Acquisition or expansion of public utilities by local governments, 360.800-360.840

      Ballot questions, procedures, prohibited acts, 281A.520, 293.481, 295.121

      Businesses, procedure for adoption of local rules affecting, 237.030-237.150

      Capital improvements, grants, 349.980-349.987

      Carey Act lands, ch. 324

      Committee on Public Lands, review of programs and activities, 218E.525

      Conservation of water, 540.121-540.151

      Contingency Account, distribution to protect water right or supply from out-of-state challenge, 538.650

      County Bond Law, acquisition of municipal securities for infrastructure projects, 244A.064

      Emergency response plans and vulnerability assessments, duties, 239C.270

      General improvement districts (See GENERAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS)

      Las Vegas Valley Water District (See LAS VEGAS VALLEY WATER DISTRICT)

      Lincoln County Water District, Special & Local Acts Volume

      Local Government Tax Distribution Account, 354.598747, 354.665, 354.671, 360.600-360.740

      Moapa Valley Water District

             Generally, Special & Local Acts Volume

             Public works laws, certain provisions inapplicable, 338.1385, 338.143

      Nye County Water District, Special & Local Acts Volume

      Records, ch. 239

      Safe drinking water, financial assistance, 349.980-349.987, 445A.200-445A.295

      Sale or lease of water rights, 533.560

      Sovereign immunity waived, 41.0305-41.039

      Special District Control Law, applicability, 308.020

      State

             Advisory boards, appointment and meetings, 533.300

             Budgets, preparation by State Engineer, 533.280, 533.285

             Commissioners, appointment, 533.270

             Creation by State Engineer, 533.300

             Refunds to water users of Carson River, 533.540

      Tax for infrastructure, ch. 377B

      Virgin Valley Water District

             Generally, Special & Local Acts Volume

             Public works laws, certain provisions inapplicable, 338.1385, 338.143

      Water conservancy district assessments, water district property exempt, 541.250

WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS (See also IRRIGATION DISTRICTS)

      Irrigation districts, name, 539.060

      Tax for infrastructure, ch. 377B

WATER METERS

      Company towns, charges, 704.940

      Damage or theft of property of public utility, penalties, remedies, 704.800, 704.805

      Domestic wells, installation, 534.193

      Installation in cities and towns, 704.230

      Manufactured home parks, requirements, 118B.140, 461A.230, 704.940

      Subdivision of land, submission of plans for installation, 278.385

WATER PLANNING, DIVISION OF (See CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE DEPARTMENT OF)

WATER POLLUTION (See also ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION)

      Actions to enforce laws and regulations, 41.540-41.570

      Analysis of water

             Hazardous waste or regulated substances, detection of presence, 445A.427, 459.501

             Laboratories, certification, duties, penalties, 445A.425, 445A.428, 445A.863, 445A.943, 445A.952

             Nevada System of Higher Education, 396.620-396.660

             Transfer of real property, performance of analysis, 445A.863, 445A.943, 445A.952

      Boats, penalties for unlawful discharge of sewage, 488.320

      Coal-fired electric generating plants, remediation, 704.7318

      County Sewage and Wastewater Law, 244A.455-244A.573

      Cyanide ponds, permit requirements, penalty for violation, 502.390

      Economic Development Revenue Bond Law, City, 268.512-268.568

      Economic Development Revenue Bond Law, County, 244A.669-244A.763

      Fish

             Deposit of substances deleterious to fish unlawful, 503.430

             Killing with toxicants, permit to Department of Wildlife, 445A.615

      Flood control districts, power to prevent pollution, 543.410

      General improvement districts, tests of discharge of pollutants, 318.140

      Hydraulic fracturing, assessment and disclosure program, 522.119

      Impure water, furnishing for public use unlawful, 445A.015

      Industrial waste, control of discharges, 350.370

      Inspectors of solid waste management, authority to issue citations, 171.17751

      Lake Tahoe watershed protection

             Construction permits required, 445A.170

             Inspections, enforcement of regulations, 445A.180

             Pollution of waters prohibited, 445A.175, 445A.185

             Sewage, discharge prohibited, 445A.175, 445A.185

             Special programs for environmental protection, Special & Local Acts Volume

             Unlawful acts, penalties, 445A.190

      Master plans, inclusion of provisions for prevention and control of pollution, 278.160

      Mining waste, control of discharges, 350.370

      Nevada Water Pollution Control Law

             Administration, 445A.440, 445A.720

             Administrative fees, 445A.430

             Attorney General, duties, 445A.670

             Definitions, 445A.310-445A.420

             Diffuse sources

                   Controls for sources, conditions, 445A.570

                   Definition, 445A.335

                   Remedies for violations, 445A.680

             Division of Environmental Protection

                   Disqualification of Administrator, grounds, 445A.460

                   Powers and duties may be delegated from Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, 445A.450

             Effluent limitations, 445A.355, 445A.525, 445A.530

             Federal licenses, permits and certification, 445A.620

             Fees, 445A.430

             Hazardous wastes (See Radioactive or hazardous wastes, this subhead)

             Hearings

                   Appeal of revocation, modification or suspension of permit, 445A.610

                   Application for permit, 445A.595

                   Federal licenses, permits and certification, 445A.620

                   Procedure, 445A.715

             Injection of fluid through well

                   Pollutants, definition excludes injected fluids, 445A.400

                   Radioactive or toxic waste prohibited, 445A.490

                   Regulation, 445A.425, 445A.445, 445A.450, 445A.465-445A.515

             Inspections, 445A.655

             Killing of fish with toxicants, issuance of permit to Department of Wildlife, 445A.615

             Legislative declaration, 445A.305

             Municipality, authority to recover costs of sewage treatment or to refuse to receive wastes, 445A.650

             Permits

                   Conditions, 445A.515

                   Definitions, 445A.360, 445A.365, 445A.385

                   Federal permits, 445A.620

                   Fees, 445A.430, 445A.510

                   General permits, 445A.360, 445A.475

                   Individual permits, 445A.365, 445A.480

                   Issuance, conditions, 445A.490, 445A.500, 445A.505

                   Notice, hearing on application, 445A.590, 445A.595

                   Radioactive or hazardous wastes, underground disposal, 445A.625-445A.645

                   Reapplication required on new or increased discharge, 445A.505

                   Reports of new or increased discharge required, 445A.505

                   Requirement, 445A.465

                   Revocation, modification or suspension, 445A.600-445A.610

                   Temporary permits, 445A.485

                   Term, renewal, 445A.495

             Planning program, 445A.580

             Point source defined, 445A.395

             Radioactive or hazardous wastes

                   Discharge into waters of State, prohibition, 445A.490, 445A.575

                   Laboratories for detection of wastes, 445A.425-445A.428

                   Permit for underground disposal, 445A.625-445A.645

             Records and reports

                   Confidentiality of certain information, 445A.665

                   Discharges, report required, 445A.505, 445A.660

                   False information, furnishing unlawful, 445A.710

                   Inspection, 445A.655

                   Public access, 445A.665

                   Tampering with monitoring device unlawful, 445A.710

             Regulations, 445A.425, 445A.428-445A.435, 445A.730

             State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

                   Compliance orders, 445A.690

                   Disqualification of Director, grounds, 445A.455

                   Independent investigations before determination to take corrective action, 445A.707

                   Powers and duties, 445A.445, 445A.450, 445A.580

                   Water pollution control agency, designation as, 445A.440

             State Environmental Commission (See also ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION, STATE)

                   Powers and duties, 445A.425

                   Regulations, 445A.730

                   Water quality standards, establishment, 445A.520

             Toxic wastes (See Radioactive or hazardous wastes, this subhead)

             Treatment works

                   Account to Finance the Construction of Treatment Works, creation and use, 445A.060-445A.160

                   County facilities, acquisition and construction, 704.664-704.6646

                   Definitions, 445A.065-445A.115, 445A.410

                   Environmental assessment, preparation and review, 445A.160

                   Environmental Commission, State, regulations, 445A.135

                   Excise tax on use of water for costs of new facilities, 244.3661, 268.4112, 704.664-704.6646

                   Gifts and grants, acceptance authorized, 445A.125

                   Legislative declaration, 445A.060

                   Loans to local governments, requirements, 445A.140, 445A.145

                   Permits (See also Permits, this subhead)

                         Requirement, 445A.585

                   Pollutants, report following increase or introduction in system, 445A.505

                   Pollution control project defined, 445A.110

                   Public utilities, use of facilities by local governments, 704.235

             Violations

                   Civil penalties, 445A.700

                   Compliance orders, 445A.690

                   Criminal penalties, 445A.705

                   Furnishing false information or tampering with devices, 445A.710

                   Injunctive relief, 445A.695

                   Remedies, 445A.675-445A.695

             Water quality standards

                   Definition, 445A.420

                   Establishment by State Environmental Commission, 445A.520

                   Protection of waters of higher quality, 445A.565

      Oil wells, 522.040

      Package plants for sewage treatment (See SEWAGE DISPOSAL)

      Property tax exemption for water pollution control devices, 361.077

      Public water systems

             Administrative fines for violations, 445A.950, 445A.952

             Advisory board regarding certification of operators, composition, 445A.870

             Analysis of water, requirements, laboratories, 445A.863, 445A.943, 445A.952

             Cease and desist, orders to, 445A.943, 445A.950, 445A.952

             Civil penalties for violations, 445A.950, 445A.952

             Construction, operation and maintenance of system, 445A.860, 445A.943, 445A.950

             Cooperative agreements, 445A.865

             Criminal penalties for violations, 445A.955

             Declaration of state policy, 445A.800

             Definitions, 445A.200-445A.250, 445A.805-445A.850

             District board of health, powers and duties, 445A.925

             Emergency orders, public warnings, 445A.930, 445A.950

             Hearings, 445A.865, 445A.935

             Imminent hazards, 445A.930

             Injunctions, 445A.945

             Investigations and inspections, 445A.925

             Nonemergency orders by Division, issuance, 445A.943, 445A.950, 445A.952

             Operators, certification, 445A.870-445A.880, 445A.950

             Plans and specifications of system, review and approval, 445A.920

             Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, participation in hearings, 445A.935

             Regulations

                   Construction, operation and maintenance of system, 445A.860, 445A.943, 445A.950

                   Drinking water standards, 445A.855, 445A.950

                   Enforcement, 445A.925

                   Operators, certification, 445A.880, 445A.950

                   Variances, exemptions, 445A.935, 445A.950

                   Violations, 445A.945-445A.955

             Safe Drinking Water Act, financial assistance, 349.980-349.987, 445A.200-445A.295

             Standards for drinking water, 445A.855, 445A.950

             State Environmental Commission, powers and duties, 445A.855-445A.870, 445A.880, 445A.925

             Suppliers of water

                   Notifications to Division of Environmental Protection, district boards of health and users, 445A.940, 445A.950

                   Variance, application for, 445A.935, 445A.950

             Systems constructed after June 30, 1991, requirements, 445A.885-445A.915

      Sawdust, prevention of pollution by, 244.365

      Self-audits, effect, presumptions, burden of proof, ch. 445C

      Solid waste disposal, 444.440-444.620

      Treatment of water, federal defense public works law, 268.450

      Underground water, legislative declaration, 534.020

      Vessels, penalties for unlawful discharge of sewage, 488.320

      Washoe County, remediation of quality of water, 540A.250-540A.285

      Wildlife, deposit of substances deleterious to wildlife unlawful, 503.430

      Zoning regulations to be designed to preserve water resources, 278.250

WATER PROJECTS, FINANCING OF

      Account for Financing Water Projects, creation, 349.952

      Board for Financing Water Projects

             Administrative Procedure Act, ch. 233B

             Audit by Legislative Auditor, 232B.235

             Budget

                   Base budgets, fundamental review, 218E.435-218E.450

                   State Budget Act, 353.150-353.246

             Chair, 349.959

             Creation, 349.957

             Gifts or grants, authority to accept, 353.335-353.339, 534.360

             Grant program, administration, 349.982

             Internet website, duties, immunities, 237.360, 239.008, 239B.050, 239B.060

             Legislative review of public agencies, ch. 232B

             Meetings, ch. 241, 349.959

             Members, 232A.020, 349.957, 349.958

             Payments of money for services provided by agency, procedures, 353.146-353.148

             Preliminary plans for water projects, preparation, approval, 349.960, 349.961

             Records, 237.370, ch. 239

             Records official, designation, duties, 239.008

             Sovereign immunity waived, 41.0305-41.039

             State Engineer may advise, 349.960

             Sunset Subcommittee, review of Board, 232B.220-232B.250

             Vacancies, 232A.020

             Water Planning Section of Division of Water Resources to provide assistance, 540.051

             Water Rights Technical Support Account, administration, 534.360

      Capital improvements to publicly owned water systems, grants for, 349.980-349.987

      City Bond Law, 268.672-268.740

      County Bond Law, 244A.011-244A.065

      Definitions, 349.935-349.945

      Exemption of water projects from other statutory requirements, 349.956

      Faith of State pledged, 349.955

      Fees charged against obligor, 349.951

      Form and terms of bonds, 349.949

      Issuance of state securities or revenue bonds, limitation, payment, 349.950

      Legislative declaration, 349.950

      Limitation of actions, 349.954

      Local Government Securities Law, 350.500-350.720

      Preliminary plan for project, approval, 349.961

      Prerequisites for financing, 349.948

      Refunding, 349.950, 349.953

      Safe Drinking Water Act, assistance to public water systems, 349.980-349.987, 445A.200-445A.295

      State Engineer, advisory assistance, 349.960

WATER RESOURCES, DIVISION OF (See CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE DEPARTMENT OF)

WATER RESOURCES PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT, ADVISORY BOARD ON

      Appointment, duties, 540.111

      Audit by Legislative Auditor, 232B.235

      Meetings, ch. 241

      Residency requirements, 232A.020

      Sunset Subcommittee, review of Board, 232B.220-232B.250

      Terms of office, qualifications of representative of general public, 232A.020

WATER RIGHT SURVEYORS (See WATER)

WATER RIGHTS (See generally WATER)

WATER SKIING (See also BOATS AND BOATING)

      Prohibited acts, 488.400

      Regulation, 488.570

WATER SYSTEMS

      Assessments by Public Utilities Commission, 703.145, 704.033, 704.035

      Certificates of public convenience and necessity, municipal utilities exempt, 704.340

      Cities (See also CITIES—Water and sewer facilities)

             City Bond Law, water project defined, 268.728

             Excise tax on use of water for costs of new facilities, 268.4112

             Franchise, provide or control service, power, 268.081, 268.083

             Powers generally, 266.261, 266.285, 266.290, 268.4102

             Public utility facilities, use for treatment, transportation or exchange of water, 704.235

      Committee on Public Lands, review of programs and activities, 218E.525

      Computer crimes causing service disruption, penalty, 205.477, 205.492

      Cooperative agreements concerning, 277.060, 277.0705-277.0755

      Counties (See also COUNTIES—Water and sewer facilities)

             County Bond Law, 244A.011-244A.065

             Delinquent charges or repayments, collection on tax roll, 244.36605

             Excise tax on use of water for costs of new facilities, 244.3661, 704.664-704.6646

             Financial assistance to persons to connect to public system, 244.3651, 244.36605, 244A.0505, 244A.056, 350.2011

             Franchise, provide or control service, power, 244.187, 244.188

             Powers generally, 244.3655, 244.366

             Public utility facilities, use for treatment, transportation or exchange of water, 704.235

      Disaster Relief Account, grants and loans to state and local agencies, 353.2705-353.2771

      Ditches (See DITCHES)

      Emergency response plans and vulnerability assessments of utilities, preparation and maintenance, 239C.270

      Eminent domain powers, 533.050

      Federal Government, contracts with municipalities to undertake project, 267.450-267.530

      Federal loans or grants, acceptance authorized, 268.450

      Financing of water projects, 349.935-349.961

      Flood damage, loan to political subdivision for repairs, 543.150

      Fluoridation of water, 445A.015-445A.055

      Impact fees for water projects, ch. 278B

      Impure water, furnishing for public use unlawful, 445A.015

      Lake Tahoe watershed, construction permit required, 445A.170

      Local improvements, ch. 271

      Manufactured home parks, reports and tests regarding water quality, 118B.077

      Marlette Lake (See MARLETTE LAKE WATER SYSTEM)

      Nonprofit associations or cooperative corporations, grants for capital improvements, 349.980-349.987

      Plans for conservation of water, 540.121-540.151, 704.662-704.6624

      Public utilities (See WATER COMPANIES)

      Public water systems

             Acquisition or expansion of utilities by local governments, 360.800-360.840

             Capital improvements, grants, 349.980-349.987

             Counties, sale or lease of water rights to public utilities, 244.279

             Credits for addition of new customers to system, 534.350

             Mandatory connection to public system

                   Domestic wells, grants to cover costs, 349.981

                   Users of certain water systems, 244.3655, 268.4102

             Safe Drinking Water Act, financial assistance, 349.980-349.987, 445A.200-445A.295

             Water pollution (See WATER POLLUTION)

      Southern Nevada Water System, Special & Local Acts Volume

      Tax for infrastructure, ch. 377B

      Tax increment areas, ch. 278C

      Tourism improvement districts, ch. 271A

      Town water systems (See TOWNS)

      Water meters (See WATER METERS)

WATER TREATMENT WORKS (See WATER POLLUTION—Nevada Water Pollution Control Law)

WATERCRAFT (For specific provisions, see BOATS AND BOATING)

      Generally, ch. 488

WATERFOWL (See also BIRDS)

      Hunting, federal migratory bird hunting stamps, requirement, 503.135

      Live wildlife, unlawful to possess without license, 504.295

      Waterholes, unlawful to camp in manner denying waterfowl access, 503.660

      Wildlife refuges, federal acquisition of land for, 328.195

WATERPOWER

      Appropriation of public water, approval or rejection of application to use water to generate energy for export, 533.372

      Building design and construction, allowances for renewable energy sources, 701.220

      Colorado River Commission (See COLORADO RIVER COMMISSION OF NEVADA)

      Construction codes and energy codes, adoption and enforcement, 278.581

      Eminent domain, water for generation and transmission of electricity, 37.010

      Master plans, contents of conservation plan, 278.160

      Net metering systems, 701.240, 701.380, 704.766-704.775

      Office of Energy, creation, powers and duties, 701.150-701.180, 701.215

      Optional pricing program for electricity generated from renewable energy, 704.738

      Portfolio standard for provider of electric service, 704.7801-704.7828

      State and Local Government Panel on Renewable and Efficient Energy, 701.450-701.465

      State energy plan, 701.190, 701.200

      State policy on energy, 701.010

      Tax exemption or abatement

             Qualified systems for heating, cooling or providing electricity to buildings, 701A.200

             Renewable energy facilities, 701A.300-701A.390

      Water conservancy districts, generation and distribution of electricity, 541.140, 541.300

      Waterpower Energy Systems Demonstration Program, 701B.003-701B.007, 701B.700-701B.880

WEAPONS

      Additional penalty when used in commission of crime, 193.165, 193.169

      Armed associations, Governor’s permission required, exceptions, 203.080

      Arrest, taking weapons from arrested person, 171.146

      Assault with deadly weapon, penalty, 200.471

      Battery with deadly weapon, penalty, 200.481

      Billy clubs, blackjacks or brass knuckles

             Manufacture, sale or possession prohibited, 202.350

             Prisoners, possession or control prohibited, 212.185

             School property, possession restricted, penalties, 202.265, 386.585, 392.466, 393.410

      Burglary, penalty for possession or gaining possession of deadly weapon, 205.060

      Child care facilities, possession of certain weapons restricted, 202.265

      Cities’ authority to regulate limited, 268.418

      Concealed weapons (See CONCEALED WEAPONS)

      Confiscation and disposition by law enforcement agencies, 202.340

      Counties’ authority to regulate limited, 244.364

      Criminal suspects, stopping and searching, 171.1232

      Deadly missiles, throwing unlawful, 202.280, 202.290

      Deadly weapon defined, 193.165

      Drawing weapon in threatening manner, 202.320

      Duel resulting in death, penalty, 200.410

      Escape by use of deadly weapon, 62B.400, 212.090, 212.100

      Evidence in court, viewing and photographing, SCR Part XI

      Felony, search of person charged with felony, 179.065

      Fight involving use of deadly weapon, penalty, 200.450

      Firearms (See FIREARMS)

      Forfeiture of property used in commission of certain crimes, 179.121

      Hoax substances, unlawful acts, penalty, 202.4432, 202.449

      Importation of certain weapons unlawful, 202.350

      Invasion of the home, penalty for possession or gaining possession of weapon, 205.067

      Juvenile detention facilities, escape with use of deadly weapon, 62B.400

      Knives (See KNIVES)

      Lethal agents, toxins and delivery systems, use as weapon prohibited, 202.446

      Mace, 202.375, 202.380

      Manufacture of certain weapons unlawful, 202.350

      Mass destruction (See WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION)

      Metal knuckles (See Billy clubs, blackjacks or brass knuckles, this heading)

      Natural substances used for defense, 202.370

      Nevada System of Higher Education, possession of dangerous weapons on property or in vehicle prohibited, exceptions, 202.265, 202.3673, 396.110

      Nunchaku (See NUNCHAKU)

      Peace officers, authority to possess or carry concealed or dangerous weapons, 202.350

      Peeping Toms, prohibited acts, penalty, 200.603

      Possessing or lending dangerous weapons unlawful, 202.350

      Prisoners

             Furnishing weapon or facsimile unlawful, 212.160

             Possession of dangerous weapon prohibited, 212.185

             Rescuing prisoner with use of dangerous weapon, penalty, 199.100

      Probation

             Disposal of weapons as condition of probation, 176A.400

             Prohibited when deadly weapon used in commission of crime, 193.165

             Seizure, custody, use and sale by probation officers, 213.10985

      Racketeering, crimes related to, 207.360

      Registration of persons convicted of crimes related to deadly weapons, ch. 179C

      Regulatory powers reserved for State, 244.364, 268.418, 269.222

      Rescue of prisoner, punishment for using deadly weapon, 199.100

      Resisting officer, punishment for using deadly weapon, 199.280

      Right to keep and bear arms, Art. 1 § 11

      Sand-club or sandbag

             Manufacture, sale or possession prohibited, 202.350

             Prisoners, possession or control prohibited, 212.185

             School property, possession restricted, penalties, 202.265, 386.585, 392.466, 393.410

      Selling or giving away dangerous weapons unlawful, 202.350

      Slungshot

             Manufacture, sale or possession prohibited, 202.350

             Prisoners, possession or control prohibited, 212.185

             School property, possession restricted, penalties, 202.265, 386.585, 392.466, 393.410

      Small weapons containing CS tear gas used for defense, 202.375, 202.380

      Spring gun or other deadly weapon, setting, 202.255

      Stun guns, authorized and prohibited acts, penalties, 202.357

      Switchblade knives (See KNIVES)

      Swords

             Fraternal orders, wearing of swords authorized, 203.080

             Use in fighting duel resulting in death, penalty, 200.410

      Tear gas bombs (See TEAR GAS BOMBS)

      Throwing stars (See TREFOILS)

      Towns’ authority to regulate limited, 269.222

      Tracer or incendiary ammunition, discharge in certain areas unlawful, 476.070

      Trefoils (See TREFOILS)

WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION (See also TERRORISM)

      Definitions, 202.441-202.4445

      Dentists and dental hygienists, response training, 631.342

      Development or possession prohibited, penalty, 202.446

      Forfeiture of property used in commission of crime, 179.121

      Hoax substances, unlawful acts, penalty, 202.4432, 202.449

      Nurses, response training, 632.343

      Physicians and physician assistants, response training, 630.253

      Racketeering, crimes related to, 207.360

      Threats or false information concerning, 202.448

WEATHER MODIFICATION

      Advisory committees, establishment, 544.080

      Compacts with other states, 544.080

      Cooperative agreements, 244.190, 544.080

      Definitions, 544.020, 544.070

      Gifts or grants, authority to accept, 353.335-353.339, 544.110

      Hearings, 544.080, 544.100

      Licenses

             Application, 544.132, 544.136

             Child support obligations, effect, 544.132, 544.134

             Debt owed state agency, effect, 353C.1965, 544.145

             Exemptions, 544.130

             Fees, 544.140

             Issuance, 544.132, 544.140

             Qualifications of licensees, 544.140

             Renewal, 353C.1965, 544.132, 544.140, 544.145

             Requirement, 544.120

             Suspension or revocation, 544.100, 544.134, 544.200, 544.220

      Notice of intention, 544.170, 544.180

      Permits

             Conditions for issuance, 544.150

             Exemptions, 544.130

             Fees, 544.200

             Modification, 544.160, 544.220

             Proof of financial responsibility, 544.150, 544.190

             Requirement, 544.120

             Separate permit required for each operation, 544.160

             Suspension or revocation, 544.220

      Records and reports required of licensees, 544.210

      Regulations and orders, 544.080, 544.130-544.150, 544.240

      Research programs

             Agreements between counties and State, 544.050

             County financial participation, 544.040

             Desert Research Institute, utilization of facilities, 544.060

             Standards for research, 544.080

             State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, authority, 544.030

WEDDING CHAPELS

      Commercial wedding chapel defined, 122.0015

      Document preparation services, exemption from registration requirements, 240A.030

      Marriage licenses, issuance by certain chapels, 122.0615

WEED CONTROL DISTRICTS (See WEEDS)

WEED KILLERS (See generally PESTICIDES)

WEEDS

      Account for the Control of Weeds, creation, administration, 555.035

      Agricultural commodities exposed to or infested with weed seeds, quarantine, 554.020

      Clearance of brush and other vegetation around structure, 472.041

      Definition, 586.220

      Noxious weeds

             Agricultural field agents and inspectors, peace officer powers, 289.290

             Agriculture, State Department of

                   Investigation and control, 555.010

                   Laboratories, establishment, 561.305

             Control and eradication

                   Experimental methods, 555.140

                   General improvement districts, powers, 318.116

                   Program for the Control of Pests and Plant Diseases, 561.375

                   Public domain, procedure, 555.200

             Definition, 555.005

             Designation by regulation of State Quarantine Officer, 555.130

             Plant Industry Program, funding and expenditures, 375.026, 561.355

      Nuisance abatement, 244.3605, 244.3607, 268.019, 268.4122

      Quarantine of agricultural commodities, ch. 554

      Weed control districts (For general provisions, see DISTRICTS)

             Action of county commissioners or district directors, review by State Board of Agriculture, 555.208

             Assessments for weed control, 555.215

             Board of directors, 555.205, 555.207

             Boundaries, procedure to change, 555.217

             Creation, procedure, 555.203

             Disclosure of improper governmental action, 281.611-281.671

             Governmental services tax, distribution, 482.181

             Legislative declaration, 555.202

             Liens, 555.210, 555.215

             Loans, 555.215

             Local Government Tax Distribution Account, 354.598747, 354.665, 354.671, 360.600-360.740

             Purchasing, ch. 332

             Regulations, 555.209

             Special District Control Law, applicability, 308.020

             Weed control officer, 555.207, 555.210

      Weed seeds

             Definition, 587.073

             Noxious weed defined, 587.042

             Regulations, 587.083

WEEK OF RESPECT

      Proclamation, 236.073

      Pupils, receipt of information during, 388.145

WEIGHMASTERS, PUBLIC (For specific provisions, see PUBLIC WEIGHMASTERS)

      Generally, ch. 582

WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

      Administrative appeal of civil penalty, 581.417

      Advertising commodities packaged with retail price stated, 581.315

      Agricultural field agents and inspectors, peace officer powers, 289.290

      Definitions, 581.001-581.022

      Devices for weighing or measuring

             Approval of types and designs, 581.050, 581.067

             Inspections and tests, 581.067, 581.075

             License fees, 581.075

             Presumption that device regularly used for business purposes, 581.395

             Prohibited acts, penalties, 581.415-581.445

             Standards, regulations, 581.050, 581.067

      Entry into commercial premises for enforcement purposes, 581.057

      Exemptions from laws and regulations, 581.067

      Fees generally, deposits and expenditures, 561.412

      Fertilizers or agricultural minerals, penalty for short weight, 588.290

      Governmental employees, training, 581.067

      Injunctions, 581.059

      Inspections

             Commercial vehicles, 581.057

             Hindering or obstructing inspection prohibited, penalties, 581.415, 581.445

             Weights and measures, 581.067

      Investigations, 581.067

      Livestock auction scales, inspection and testing, 573.150

      Milk and cream, 581.320, 584.255, 584.260, 584.280

      Official standards of weights and measures, safekeeping and maintenance, 561.305

      Packaging, requirements and exemptions, 581.304-581.320

      Prices, determination of accuracy, 581.067

      Public weighmasters, ch. 582

      Registration of persons repairing or adjusting devices

             Debt owed state agency, effect, 353C.1965, 581.1036

             Fees for issuance of certificates, 581.075

             Issuance of certificates, regulations, 581.050

             Payment of child support, enforcement, 581.1032, 581.1034

             Renewal, 581.1032, 581.1036

             Requirement, 581.103

             Standards for equipment used to repair or adjust devices, 581.050

      Restraining orders, 581.059

      Sales of commodities and services by weight, measure or count

             Bulk sales and deliveries, requirements regarding delivery tickets, 581.385

             Misrepresentation of quantity or price prohibited, 581.375, 581.377

             Presumption that weight or measure, or weighing or measuring device regularly used for business purposes, 581.395

             Price and quantity comparisons, provision of information necessary to make, 581.365

             Quantity of commodities, standards for determining, 581.365

      Seizure of incorrect or unapproved weight, measure, package or commodity, 581.057, 581.067

      Stop-use, hold and removal orders, 581.057

      Terms and units of weights and measures, regulations, 581.067

      Violations

             Civil penalties, 581.067, 581.415, 581.417

             Criminal penalties, 581.445

      Water, standards of measurement, 533.065

WEIGHTS AND MEASURES, STATE SEALER OF

      Antifreeze, duties, 590.380-590.440

      Aviation fuel, specification standards, 590.073

      Designation, 561.155, 581.030

      Liquefied petroleum gas, short weight reported to, 590.605

      Motor vehicle fuel, powers and duties, 590.100, 590.160, 590.322, 590.324

      Petroleum products, powers and duties, 590.100, 590.160, 590.322, 590.324

      Public weighmasters, powers and duties, ch. 582

      Weights and measures, powers and duties, ch. 581

WELFARE (See PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)

WELFARE AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES, DIVISION OF (See HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF)

WELL DRILLERS (See also WELLS)

      Advisory Board, 232B.220-232B.250, 534.140, 534.150

      Continuing education, 534.140

      Definition, 534.017

      Examination, 534.150

      Licenses

             Applications, 534.140, 534.146

             Debt owed state agency, effect, 353C.1965, 534.141

             Denial or refusal to renew, child support violations grounds for, 534.142

             Examination, 534.150

             Expiration, 534.140

             Fees, 534.140

             Form, 534.140

             Nontransferability, 534.140

             Renewal, 353C.1965, 534.140, 534.141

             Requirement, 534.160

             Revocation, 534.160

             Suspension, 534.144

      Logs, 534.170

      Penalty for allowing unlicensed person to drill, 534.160

WELLNESS PROGRAMS

      Major hospitals, sponsorship, 439B.280

      Maternal and child health (See generally HEALTH, MATERNAL AND CHILD)

      State Program for Wellness and the Prevention of Chronic Disease, 439.514-439.525

WELLS

      Abandonment of rights, 533.060, 534.090

      Adjacent wells, effect of certain wells on, reports to State Engineer, 534.110

      Appliances required, 534.060

      Artesian wells

             Carey Act lands, construction on, 324.120-324.290

             Definition, 534.012

             Inspections, 534.130

             Waste of water unlawful, 534.0165, 534.070, 534.190

      Casings, 534.060

      Contractors, violation of health and safety laws grounds for disciplinary action, 624.3011

      Defective wells, repair, 534.060

      Domestic wells

             Abandonment and plugging, 534.125

             Accessory dwelling units, regulation of wells for, 534.180

             Applicability of underground water law, 534.180

             Appropriation of public water (See also WATER)

                   Critical management areas, restrictions on withdrawal of water, 534.110

                   Draught not exceeding 2 acre-feet per year, date of priority of use, 534.080

                   Protest of application by successor in interest, 533.370

                   Temporary appropriation permits, 534.120, 534.125

             Depth limitations, 534.120

             Domestic use and domestic purposes defined, 534.013

             Grants for costs of mandatory connection to municipal water system, 349.981

             Legislative declaration, 533.024

             Parcels served by domestic well, requisites for approval of certain maps, 534.120

             Plugging, 534.180

             Public water systems, credits for addition of customers voluntarily ceasing to use wells, 534.350

             Repairs, regulation, 534.120, 534.125

             Restrictions on drilling, 534.120

             Waiver of certain requirements for domestic wells, 534.185

             Water meters, installation, 534.193

      Drilling

             Regulation, 534.0175, 534.110, 534.120, 534.140

             State Engineer’s fees, 533.435

      Fence or other safeguard required around excavation, hole or shaft, 455.010, 455.020

      Forfeiture of rights, 534.090

      Geothermal wells, 534A.040, 534A.060-534A.080

      Hydraulic fracturing, assessment and disclosure program, 522.119

      Injection of fluid through well, regulation, 445A.400, 445A.465-445A.515

      Injunctions, 534.195

      Inspection, 534.130

      Livestock

             Drought, temporary permit to appropriate groundwater during, 533.504

             Herding near well belonging to another unlawful, 568.340

      Oil and gas wells (See OIL AND GAS)

      Permit to appropriate underground water required, exception, 534.050, 534.110

      Plugging

             Domestic wells, required plugging, exception, 534.180

             Use of well to monitor groundwater in lieu of plugging well, 534.060

             Waiver of requirement, 534.060

             Well drilled by unlicensed person, 534.160

      Poisoning wells unlawful, 202.170

      Pollution, Lake Tahoe watershed area, 445A.175

      Repairs ordered by State Engineer, 534.060

      Restrictions on drilling, 534.110

      Sealing of defective wells by State Engineer, 534.060

      Use without appropriation permit, when unlawful, 534.080

      Waste of water unlawful, 534.070, 534.190

      Well drillers (See WELL DRILLERS)

WELLS, CITY OF (For general provisions, see CITIES)

      City charter, City Charters Volume

WESTERN INTERSTATE COMMISSION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION (See WESTERN REGIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION COMPACT)

WESTERN INTERSTATE NUCLEAR COMPACT

      Generally, 459.001-459.005

WESTERN NEVADA REGIONAL YOUTH FACILITY (See JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITIES—Regional facilities)

WESTERN REGIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION COMPACT

      Account, creation and use, 397.050

      Contracts with institutions or state outside region authorized, 397.055

      Declaration of state policy, 397.040

      Distance education, reciprocity agreements, 397.060

      Effective date, 397.020 (Art. 10)

      Execution, 397.010, 397.080

      Member states, 397.020 (Art. 1)

      Nevada State Commissioners, number, qualifications, terms, 397.030

      Pledge of cooperation, 397.020 (Art. 2)

      Purposes, 397.020 (Art. 1)

      State officers, powers and duties, 397.040

      Students

             Choice and certification, 397.060

             Credit on loan for providing free professional services, 397.0695

             Failure to comply with regulations, 397.068

             Insurance as security for stipend or loan, 397.066

             Repayment of stipends or loans, 397.0645-397.069

             Required practice, 397.0617, 397.0645, 397.0653, 397.0685

             Support fee, provision to chosen students, repayment, 397.0615, 397.0617

             Terms of loans, 397.063, 397.064

      Suspension and reinstatement of member state, 397.020 (Art. 12)

      Termination, 397.020 (Art. 11), 397.020 (Art. 12)

      Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

             Accounts and audits, 397.020 (Art. 7), 397.070

             Apportionment of costs, 397.020 (Art. 9)

             Assistance of state agencies, 397.040

             Audit by Legislative Auditor, 232B.235

             Budget, 397.020 (Art. 7)

             Bylaws, 397.020 (Art. 7)

             Commissioners, 232A.020, 397.020 (Art. 4)

             Contractual powers, 397.020 (Art. 8)

             Creation, 397.020 (Art. 3)

             Director, authority regarding loans, 397.064, 397.0655

             Duties, 397.020 (Art. 6-Art. 8)

             Employees, 397.020 (Art. 6)

             Expenses, 397.020 (Art. 6)

             Fund for Student Loans, 397.063

             Grants, authority to apply for and accept, use of grant money, 397.0557

             Legislative recommendations, 397.020 (Art. 8), 397.070

             Meetings, 397.020 (Art. 7)

             Miscellaneous Expenses, Account for, 397.062

             Office, 397.020 (Art. 7)

             Officers, 397.020 (Art. 6)

             Quorum, 397.020 (Art. 5)

             Reports, 397.020 (Art. 7), 397.070

             Rules and regulations, 397.020 (Art. 7)

             Seal, 397.020 (Art. 7)

             Sue and be sued, capacity to, 397.020 (Art. 3)

             Sunset Subcommittee, review of Commission, 232B.220-232B.250

             Temporary advances from State General Fund, 353.357

             Vacancies, 232A.020

      Withdrawal, notice, 397.010, 397.020 (Art. 11)

WESTERN REGIONAL WATER COMMISSION

      Generally, Special & Local Acts Volume

WETLANDS (For general provisions relating to water, see WATER)

      Conservation districts, restoration and repair projects, 548.355

      License plates for support of wetlands conservation, 482.379185

      Wetlands mitigation bank, establishment, use and operation, 244.388

WHEEL OF FORTUNE (See also generally GAMING)

      Defined as gambling game, 463.0152

WHEELCHAIRS

      Execution, equipment prescribed by physician exempt from, 21.090

      Express warranties required for sale or lease of assistive devices, 597.264-597.2667

      Lift mechanics, certification and regulation, 353C.1965, ch. 455C

      Motorized conveyances

             Traffic control, defined as pedestrian for purposes of laws, 484A.165

             Vehicle registration requirements, exemption, 482.210

      Side-loading wheelchair lifts, designation of parking spaces and restrictions on use, 484B.467

WHISKEY (See INTOXICATING LIQUORS)

WHISTLEBLOWERS

      False claims for money, property or services made to governmental entity, discharge for disclosure, remedies, 357.250

      Good faith communications to public officer or employee, immunities and defense in actions, 41.635-41.670

      Homeopathic physicians, disciplinary actions prohibited, 630A.540

      Intellectual disabilities and related conditions, persons with, retaliation for reports of violations, 435.615

      Landlords, retaliation against tenants for reporting certain code violations to governmental agency, 118A.510

      Medical facilities, retaliation for certain reports or for refusal to perform certain services, 449.205-449.208

      Mental health facilities, retaliation for reports of violations, 433.536

      Occupational health or safety complaint, discharge of employee prohibited, 618.445

      Osteopathic physicians, retaliation against employees for reports of sentinel events prohibited, civil action, 633.505, 633.507

      Peace officers

             Improper governmental act, reports concerning, 289.110

             Racial profiling, disclosure of information concerning, 289.820

      Physicians, retaliation against employees for reports of sentinel events prohibited, civil action, 630.293, 630.296

      Psychiatric hospitals or units, retaliation for reporting use of restraints or aversive intervention, 449.785

      Schools, retaliation for reporting use of restraints or aversive intervention, 388.531, 394.377

      State officers and employees, disclosure of improper governmental action, 281.611-281.671

WHITE PINE COUNTY (For general provisions, see COUNTIES)

      Acquisition of state lands by United States, State’s consent given, 328.330-328.380

      Boundaries, 243.070, 243.365-243.380

      County seat, 243.385

      Creation, 243.365

      District Attorney ex officio Public Administrator, 253.010, 253.050

      Judicial district, number and designation, 3.010, 3.017

      Legislative districts, apportionment, 218B.390, 218B.770

      Nevada Coordinate System, included in east zone, 327.010

      Officers’ salaries, 245.043

WHOOPING COUGH (See also COMMUNICABLE DISEASES)

      Immunizations, 392.435, 394.192, 432A.230

WHOREHOUSES (See PROSTITUTION)

WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS

      Governmental services tax exemption, 371.101, 371.105, 371.106

      Homestead, surviving spouse entitled to remain in possession, 146.010

      Industrial insurance death benefits, 616C.505

      Judicial retirement, survivor benefits, 1A.590-1A.610, 2.070, 2A.120, 3.095

      Lease of dwelling, termination of tenancy on death of spouse, 118A.340

      License plates

             Family members of peace officer recipients of medals, 482.3757

             Family members of persons who died of injuries sustained on active duty, 482.3787

             Gold Star plates, families of persons killed in line of duty, 482.3785

      Nevada System of Higher Education, fee waivers, 396.5442

      Property tax exemption, 361.080, 361.155, 361.1565

      Public Employees’ Retirement System, survivor benefits, 286.671-286.679

      State Personnel System, veterans’ preference, 284.260

      Veterans with disabilities, tax exemptions for surviving spouses, 361.091, 361.155, 361.1565, 371.104

WIFE (See HUSBAND AND WIFE)

WIGS

      Barbering, practice of barbering includes work on hairpieces, 643.010

      Cosmetics, materials used on hairpieces, 585.060

      Sale, setting or styling, 644.475

WILD HORSE STATE RECREATION AREA (See generally STATE PARKS)

WILD HORSES (See also HORSES; WILDLIFE)

      Removal from private property, 244.387

      Unlawful acts, 504.490

WILD TURKEYS (See also BIRDS)

      Tags, bids for or award through auction or Silver State Tag Drawing, 502.250

WILDFLOWERS (See FLORA)

WILDLIFE

      Agricultural water rights, temporary conversion for certain purposes, 533.0243

      Agriculture, State Department of, appointee to manage Department activities, 561.218

      Aircraft, unlawful use, 501.376, 503.005, 503.010

      Alternative livestock

             Definition, 501.003

             Hunting unlawful, 503.242

             Prevention and mitigation of damage caused by nonactive game mammals, applicability of laws, 504.185

             Regulations and permits, 576.129

             Running at large, recapture and impoundment, 504.245, 576.131

             Unlawful acts, 503.242, 576.129

      Antlers

             Diseased animal killed by hunter, retention or disposition of antlers, 502.215

             Taking of shed antlers, regulations, 503.655

      Aquatic invasive species laws (See BOATS AND BOATING)

      Bears (See also Big game mammals, this heading)

             Fighting, instigating or attending fights unlawful, 574.070-574.090

      Beavers

             Excess or depredating beavers, removal, 503.470, 503.540, 535.060

             Sale of live beaver by Department of Wildlife, 503.575

      Big game mammals

             Feeding intentionally, penalties, exceptions, 501.382

             Killing or possessing unlawfully

                   Civil penalties, 62E.685, 501.3855

                   Criminal penalties, 501.376

                   Forfeitures, 501.3857

                   License, suspension or revocation, 62E.685, 501.1816, 501.388

      Biological samples obtained on private property, consent requirements, 501.385

      Birds (See BIRDS)

      Boats, unlawful use, 503.010

      Bobcats, permits authorizing killing or nonlethal control by aircraft, 503.005

      Classification, 501.110

      Collection of live wild animals, permit fee, 502.240

      Collection of wildlife for scientific or educational purposes, 503.650

      Commercial taking of unprotected wildlife, 503.380

      Communicable diseases in wildlife, reports, 501.352

      Control of wildlife

             Beavers, removal, 503.470, 503.540, 535.060

             Elk or nonnative game mammals, 504.155-504.185

             Fur-bearing mammals doing damage, 503.470

             Issuance of game tags for resale as compensation for damage to property, 502.145

             Otters, removal, 503.470, 503.540

             Prevention or alleviation of damage caused by wildlife generally, 503.595

      Cooperative agreements with adjoining states, 501.182, 501.351

      Coyotes

             Destruction by spring gun or coyote getter, 202.255

             Permits authorizing killing or nonlethal control from aircraft, 503.005

      Criminal forfeitures, use of proceeds to enforce laws, 179.1187

      Culturing facilities, license fees, 502.240

      Definitions, 501.003-501.097

      Desert Bighorn Sheep designated state animal, 235.070

      Dogs molesting or killing wildlife, unlawful to permit, 503.631, 503.636

      Dredging operations, permits and unlawful acts, 503.425

      Elk, prevention and mitigation of damage caused by nonnative animals, 504.155-504.185

      Endangered species (See Protection of wildlife, this heading)

      Enforcement of laws relating to wildlife, 501.105

      Escape or unauthorized release, duty and liability of owner or possessor, 504.245

      Evidentiary effect of possession of dead wildlife, 503.030

      Federal aid

             Fish restoration and management projects, 501.117

             Wildlife restoration projects, 501.115

      Feral livestock (See ESTRAYS AND FERAL LIVESTOCK)

      Fishing (See FISH AND FISHING)

      Foreign country or state, possession in Nevada of wildlife unlawfully acquired, prohibition, 501.384

      Game wardens (See GAME WARDENS)

      Guides (See GUIDES)

      Habitat, preservation and protection

             Board of Wildlife Commissioners, regulations, 501.105

             Dream Tags, use of proceeds, 502.219

             Eminent domain, 37.039

             License fees for support, 502.242, 502.253, 502.296

      Hunting (See HUNTING)

      Importation or exportation of wildlife, 501.379, 502.240

      Introduction into State, approval, 503.597

      Killing or possessing unlawfully, civil penalties, 62E.685, 501.3855

      Live wildlife, possession without valid license, 504.295

      Management areas (See WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS)

      Master plans, contents of conservation plan, 278.160

      Motor vehicles, unlawful use, 501.376, 503.010, 504.490

      Natural resource, wildlife defined as, 501.100

      Private collections, 503.590

      Protection of wildlife

             Bald eagle and golden eagle, 503.582, 503.610

             Dream Tags, use of proceeds, 502.219

             Endangered species

                   Clark County, impact fee, 244.386, 268.4413, 268.4415

                   Development projects, suspension of time limitations following certain federal actions, 278.350, 278.4983, 278B.260

                   Esmeralda, Lincoln and Nye County, programs, Special & Local Acts Volume

                   General improvement districts, powers, 318.116, 318.1177

                   Protection and propagation generally, 503.584-503.589

             Habitat (See Habitat, preservation and protection, this heading)

             Migratory birds, 503.620

             Quarantine of agricultural commodities, ch. 554

      Rabies

             Ordinances for control, 244.358, 268.427, 269.227

             Regulations by State Board of Health, 441A.410

      Removal from State, approval, 503.597

      Restoration projects, acceptance of federal aid, 501.115, 501.117

      Rewards for information concerning violations, 501.395

      Sale of protected species unlawful, 501.379

      Seizure of wildlife taken unlawfully, 501.375

      Shipping of wildlife for scientific or educational purposes, 503.650

      Take, term defined, 501.088

      Taking of wildlife by Department of Wildlife employees, authorized activities, 501.3525

      Trapping (See TRAPS AND TRAPPING)

      Unlawful acts, generally

             Citation or arrest, 501.386-501.3867

             Criminal penalties, 501.385

             Evidence identification tags, unlawful to remove, tamper with or alter, 501.377

      Waste of fish and game, 501.388, 503.050

      Water

             Appropriation of public water

                   Access for wildlife, requirement, 533.367

                   Agricultural water rights, temporary conversion for certain purposes, 533.0243

                   Permit to appropriate or change point of diversion or place of use, 533.435

                   Proof of water used for wildlife purposes, fee, 533.023, 533.135

             Camping in manner denying animals access to waterholes unlawful, 503.660

             Deposit of substances deleterious to wildlife unlawful, 503.430

             Guzzlers, posting of contact information, 501.121

             Injurious aquatic species laws (See BOATS AND BOATING)

             Permit required to maintain body of water lethal to wildlife, 502.390

             Use for recreational purposes, regulations and agreements, 501.243

      Wetlands (See WETLANDS)

      Wild horses, removal from private property, 244.387

      Wildlife Violator Compact, 506.010, 506.020

WILDLIFE BIOLOGISTS

      Controlled substances, possession and administration, 453.375

WILDLIFE COMMISSIONERS, BOARD OF

      Antlers, taking of shed antlers, regulations, 503.655

      Audit by Legislative Auditor, 232B.235

      Boats and boating

             Aquatic invasive species, duties, 488.536

             Marine sanitation devices, duties, 488.320

             Mooring buoys, permits for, duties, 488.261

             Pilot rules, authority, 488.540

             Regulations, generally, 488.045, 488.055

             Use of public waters for recreational purposes, authority, 501.243

      Budget

             Base budgets, fundamental review, 218E.435-218E.450

             Department of Wildlife’s budget, preparation, 501.337

             State Budget Act, 353.150-353.246

      Chair

             Public lands, member of Board of Review, 321.5967

             Selection, term limitation, 501.171

      Computers, establishment of written policy on appropriate use, 242.300

      Cooperative agreements, 501.182, 501.243

      Creation, 501.167

      Cyanide ponds, powers and duties concerning permits, 502.390

      Dam construction or alteration, application filed with Board, 535.020

      Deer, special incentive tags, program authorized, 502.143

      Demerit points for wildlife convictions, duties, 501.1812-501.1818

      Duties generally, 501.181

      Elk or nonnative game mammals, special incentive tags

             Establishment of program, 502.142

             Limitation on reimbursement for property damage caused by elk, 504.165

      Employees, 239.008, 501.179

      Fishing, group permits, regulations, 502.083

      Fur dealers, regulations, 505.010

      Gifts or grants, authority to accept, 353.335-353.339

      Guide service, regulation, 504.390

      Internet website, duties, immunities, 237.360, 239.008, 239B.050, 239B.060

      Legislative review of public agencies, ch. 232B

      Management of land to protect endangered species, authority, 503.587

      Marlette Lake, cooperation regarding, 331.170, Special & Local Acts Volume

      Meetings, quorum, ch. 241, 501.177

      Members

             Appointment, number, 501.167, 501.171

             Compensation, 501.179

             Qualifications, 232A.020, 501.171

             Removal, 501.172

      Nominations for position of Director of Department of Wildlife, 501.333

      Orders or regulations generally

             Publication, 501.118

             Violation, penalty, 501.385

      Payments of money for services provided by agency, procedures, 353.146-353.148

      Permanent licensing or permitting system, authority to establish, 502.030

      Policies and regulations generally, 501.105, 501.181

      Predatory Animal and Rodent Committee, State, membership on, 567.030

      Records, 237.370, ch. 239

      Sagebrush Ecosystem Council, membership, 232.162

      Secretary, Director of Department of Wildlife designated nonvoting Secretary, 501.337

      Sovereign immunity waived, 41.0305-41.039

      Sunset Subcommittee, review of Board, 232B.220-232B.250

      Traps and snares, regulations, 503.530

      Vacancies, 232A.020

      Vice Chair

             Advisory Board on Dream tags, member, 502.225

             Selection, 501.171

      Waters, use of public waters for recreational purposes, authority, 501.243

      Wildlife Heritage Trust Account, duties, 501.3575

      Wildlife Trust Fund, receipt of reports, 501.3585

WILDLIFE, COUNTY ADVISORY BOARDS TO MANAGE

      Board of Wildlife Commissioners, nomination of members, 501.171

      Budgets, 501.320

      Creation and composition, 501.260

      Duties, 501.297, 501.303

      Funds for the advisory boards, creation, sources and use, 501.310, 501.325

      Industrial insurance coverage, 616A.180

      Meetings, ch. 241, 501.290

      Members, 501.265-501.285

      Officers, 501.260

      Records, ch. 239

      Removal of member, 501.293

      Sovereign immunity waived, 41.0305-41.039

WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT OF

      Administration of laws, 501.331

      Aquatic agriculture, conferences concerning, 561.301

      Biological samples or data

             Collection on private property without consent of property owner prohibited, 501.385

             Obstructing officer or employee in obtaining, penalty, 501.385

      Boats and boating, duties, ch. 488, 501.243, 501.331

      Budget

             Base budgets, fundamental review, 218E.435-218E.450

             Preparation by Board of Wildlife Commissioners, 501.337

             State Budget Act, 353.150-353.246

             Wildlife Trust Fund, inclusion of statement, 501.3585

      Child support enforcement, duties

             Submission of information, 488.078, 502.063, 503.5833, 504.393, 505.025

             Suspension of licenses, certificates and permits, 488.1826, 502.115, 503.5835, 504.398, 505.035

      Citations, notice of failure to appear, duties, 501.3865

      Creation, 501.331

      Cyanide ponds, powers and duties concerning permits, 502.390

      Damages caused by nonnative game mammals, duties, 502.145, 504.155-504.185

      Default penalties and installments, collection, 501.3855

      Director

             Appointment, classification, qualifications, 501.333

             Budget, preparation, 501.337

             Cooperative agreements, 501.351

             Deputies, designation, 501.339

             Duties, 501.337

             Emergency powers, 501.339

             Environmental Commission, State, member, 445B.200

             Reports, 501.337

             Sagebrush Ecosystem Council, membership, 232.162

             Secretary of Board of Wildlife Commissioners, 501.337

             Wildlife Violator Compact, appointment of Administrator, 506.020

      Diseases in animals, duties, 501.352, 571.120

      Employees

             Appointment and designation, 501.337, 501.339

             Assault or battery committed upon, 200.471, 200.481

             Certification and training, 289.450-289.600

             Enforcement responsibilities, 501.349

             Murder of officer, first degree, 200.033

             Peace officer powers, 289.280

             Records official, 239.008

             Rights of peace officers, 289.010-289.120

      Endangered species, powers and duties, 503.589

      Energy development

             Geothermal resources, notice of application to drill well, 534A.070

             Projects, notice, duties, 501.337, 701.055, 701.600-701.640

             State and Local Government Panel on Renewable and Efficient Energy, representation, 701.450

      Fences, duties regarding construction, 501.3535

      Finances and funds

             Change Account, 501.363

             Deposits with State Treasurer, 353.250

             Energy Planning and Conservation Account, 701.630

             Motor vehicle fuel tax allocations, 365.535

             Petty Cash Account, 501.361

             Receipts, deposit and expenditure of money, 501.354, 501.356

             Recovery of Costs, Account for, 701.640

             Warrants, Account for Lost and Stale Warrants, 353.140

             Wildlife Fund Account

                   Advertising fees, deposit, 501.346

                   Aquatic invasive species fees or fines, deposit, 488.536, 503.597

                   Carson Lake Wildlife Management Area, deposit of permit fees, 502.410

                   Deposits and use generally, 501.356

                   Dream Tag proceeds, deposit, 502.219, 502.222

                   Duck stamp fee, deposits, 502.310

                   Game tag application fees, deposits, use, 502.253

                   Habitat conservation fee, deposit and use, 502.242

                   Mitigation of damages caused by elk or nonnative game mammals, deposit and use of money, 504.155

                   Motor vehicle fuel taxes, deposits, use, 365.535

                   Nonreversion of money, 502.242, 502.253

                   Partnership in Wildlife Drawing, deposit of portion of proceeds, 502.250

                   Seized property, deposit of proceeds of sale, 501.389

                   Timber sold from state lands, deposit of proceeds, 321.385

                   Upland game bird hunting fee, deposits, 502.294

                   Wildlife journals and other publications, deposit of proceeds, 501.343

             Wildlife Heritage Trust Account, 501.3575, 502.250

             Wildlife Imprest Account, 501.359

             Wildlife Trust Fund, 501.3585

      Fish, issuance of permit for killing through use of toxicants, 445A.615

      Game mammals, prevention and mitigation of damages caused by nonnative species, 502.145, 504.155-504.185

      Guides, licensing, 504.390

      Hunting (See also HUNTING)

             Deer, special incentive tags, program authorized, 502.143

             Dream Tags, duties, reports, 502.219-502.225

             Elk or nonnative game mammals, special incentive tags

                   Establishment of program, 502.142

                   Limitation on reimbursement for property damage caused by elk, 504.165

             Juvenile court orders revoking hunting licenses, receipt, 62E.660

      Information, collection and dissemination, 501.343

      Information services and equipment, 242.131

      Internet website

             Advertising fees, 501.346

             Personal information, disclosure restricted, 239B.050, 239B.060

             Request to inspect or copy public records, publication of forms, 239.008

             Submission of information to Department, publication of forms, 237.360

      License agents, appointment and commissions, 488.115, 502.040

      Motor vehicles, licensing, 482.368

      Off-Highway Vehicles, Commission on, duties, 490.067, 490.068

      Offices, 501.341

      Payments of money for services provided by state agencies, procedures, 353.146-353.148

      Property

             Leases of grazing rights, 504.147

             Payments in lieu of taxes on real property assigned to Department, 361.055

             Sales of agricultural products, 504.147

             Seized property, notice to owner, disposition, 501.375, 501.389

      Public Works Division, State, exemption from provision of services, 341.141

      Publications, 501.343, 501.346

      Records, 237.370, ch. 239

      Sagebrush ecosystems, cooperation with Division of State Lands, 321.594

      State Controller, provision of certain licensee information to, duties, 353C.1965

      Taking of wildlife, authorized activities, 501.3525

      Timber

             Sale of timber from state lands, 321.385

             Variances for prohibited logging practices, 528.053

      Transfer of functions of state agencies and local governments, regulations, 353.203

      Trapping (See TRAPS AND TRAPPING)

      Upland game birds

             Projects, report to Legislature, 502.298

             Shooting preserves for upland game birds, regulation, 504.300-504.380

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS

      Carson Lake Wildlife Management Area, hunting permits required, fees, 502.400, 502.410

      Dogs running at large, unlawful to permit, 503.636

      Establishment, 504.140

      Inventory of real property used as wildlife area, 331.110

      Regulation by Board of Wildlife Commissioners, 504.143

WILDLIFE VIOLATOR COMPACT

      Generally, 506.010, 506.020

WILLS (See also ESTATES OF DECEDENTS)

      Abandoned property, requirements for disposal, 120A.610

      Ademption, transfer of ward’s property not ademption, 159.173

      After-acquired property, effect, 133.220

      Anatomical gifts by will, 451.558, 451.559

      Antilapse statute, 133.200

      Attestation, 133.040, 133.050, 133A.060

      Capacity to make, 133.020, 133.090

      Certified copy, admissibility, 136.220

      Children omitted from will, 133.160-133.190

      Codicils

             Abandoned property, requirements for disposal, 120A.610

             Definition of codicil, 132.070

             Definition of will includes codicil, 10.105, 28.110, 64.120, 132.370

             Electronic Transactions Act inapplicable, 719.200

             Forgery, 205.090

             Notarization of electronic documents prohibited, 240.198

      Community property, rights of spouse, Art. 4 § 31

      Contest after probate

             Appeal of final order, 137.140

             Citations, issuance, 137.090

             Costs, 137.110

             Fees for filing petition, 19.013

             Filing of petition, 137.080

             Limitation of actions, 137.080, 137.120

             No-contest clauses, enforcement, 137.005

             Proceedings subsequent to citation, 137.100

             Retention of assets for payment of certain claims, 143.037

             Revocation of probate and letters testamentary, 137.100

             Subsequent will may be probated, 137.130

             Trial, 137.100

             Who may contest, 137.080

      Contest before probate

             Admissibility of declarations of testator, 137.030

             Citations, 137.010

             Costs, 137.020

             Fees for filing petition, 19.013

             Judgment of court, 137.050

             Jury trial, when, 137.020

             No-contest clauses, enforcement, 137.005

             Order admitting will to probate, 137.060

             Perpetuation of testimony, 137.070

             Proceedings preliminary to trial, 137.010

             Proof of execution, 137.040

             Retention of assets for payment of certain claims, 143.037

             Verdict of jury must be special, 137.050

             Who may contest, 137.010

             Witnesses, examination, 137.040

      Corporations, power to take by devise or bequest, 78.070

      Dead bodies, acceptance and disposal by Committee on Anatomical Dissection, 451.440, 451.470

      Death of beneficiary, effect, 133.200

      Debt discharged by will, effect, 144.060

      Declaratory judgments, 30.040

      Definition, 10.105, 28.110, 64.120, 132.370

      Devises

             Abatement, 150.225, 151.163

             Annulment, revocation of provisions of will in favor of former spouse, 133.115

             Bond on petition for partial distribution, 151.010, 151.040

             Brands and marks, livestock, 564.110

             Cemeteries, endowment care fund devises valid, 452.110, 452.170

             Conditional devises, 133.065

             Debt discharged by will construed as devise, 144.060

             Definitions, 132.095, 132.100

             Disclaimer of interests in property, ch. 120

             Distribution of property and money, manner, 151.095

             Divorce, revocation of provisions of will in favor of former spouse, 133.115

             Life estates, 151.220

             Medical or care facility owner or administrator, devises from residents restricted, 449.725

             Mortgages or liens, effect on devises, 133.150, 133.155

             No-contest clauses, enforcement, effect, 137.005

             Payment, 151.003

             Presumption that full estate devised, 133.210

             Property tax on estate, devisee’s duty to pay, 361.240

             Real property, 133.210, 133.220

             Sale of property to pay, 148.050

             Subscribing witness to will, devise to, 133.060

             Uniform Testamentary Additions to Trusts Act, 163.220-163.250

      Disclaimer of interests in property, ch. 120

      Disposition of tangible personal property by list or statement, 133.045

      Dissection of dead body, authorization by will, 451.010

      Distribution of property and money, manner, 151.095

      Document preparation services, regulation, ch. 240A

      Education, property bequeathed for, Art. 11 § 3

      Eighth Judicial District Court, local rules, EDCR 4.01-EDCR 4.60

      Electronic Transactions Act inapplicable, 719.200

      Electronic wills

             Definitions, 132.117-132.119

             Notarization prohibited, 240.198

             Proof, 136.185

             Requirements, 133.085

      Encumbrances, effect, 133.150

      Estates of $20,000 or less, 146.080

      Execution

             Foreign execution, 133.080

             Generally, 133.040-133.100

      Executors (See ESTATES OF DECEDENTS—Personal representatives)

      Fee simple conveyance, 111.070

      Fiduciaries, provisions governing, 153.010

      Filing, 136.050, 136.060

      Foreign wills, execution, 133.080

      Forgery, 205.090

      Fraudulent and malicious destruction, penalty, 206.260

      Gift before death, when not deemed in satisfaction of testamentary gift, 151.161

      Guardians

             Appointment when nominated by will, 159.062

             Definition, 132.160

             Designation of guardian by will, 159.061, 159.062

             Duty to acquire documents, 159.089

             Petition to exercise ward’s right to take under or against will, 159.113, 159.115

             Petition to make or change ward’s will, 159.078, 159.115, 159.191

      Holographic wills, 133.090, 136.190

      Independent Administration of Estates Act

             Annuities, purchase to satisfy devise, 143.620

             Option to lease or purchase granted by will, procedures, 143.430

             Prohibition on administration under Act, effect, 143.330

             Restriction of powers under Act, authority, 143.375

      International Wills Act, Uniform

             Attorneys, authority, 133A.120

             Certificate, 133A.070-133A.090

             Citation, 133A.010

             Construction of Act, 133A.110

             Date of will, 133A.070

             Definitions, 133A.020-133A.040

             Revocation of will, 133A.100

             Safekeeping of will, 133A.070, 133A.080

             Signatures by testator, 133A.060-133A.080

             Source of Act, 133A.110

             Validity of will, 133A.050

             Witnesses, 133A.060

             Written will required, 133A.060

      Intestate succession (See INTESTATE SUCCESSION)

      Invalid wills, local and special legislation giving effect to, prohibited, Art. 4 § 20

      Later-dated will, reopening of estate based on discovery restricted, 151.240

      Letters of administration (See ESTATES OF DECEDENTS)

      Limitations, 133.020

      Living wills, 449.535-449.690

      Lost or destroyed wills

             Administration, restraint pending petition, 136.250

             Court may take proof of execution and validity, 136.230

             Order admitting will to probate, 136.240

             Petition for probate, 136.240

             Proceedings to establish, 239.160-239.180

             Testimony of witnesses, 136.240

      Mortgages or liens, effect, 133.150, 133.155

      Murder or felonious killing of decedent, forfeiture of benefits by culpable actor, ch. 41B

      Nevada Lockbox, creation, registration of electronic documents, 225.300-225.440

      No-contest clauses, enforcement, 137.005

      Nonprobate transfers of property on death

             Beneficiary designation, revocation or change by will, 111.769

             Exemption from laws, 111.751

      Nuncupative wills invalid, 133.100

      Oral wills invalid, 133.100

      Personal representative’s compensation provided in will, effect, 150.010

      Pretermitted children

             Advancements, 133.190

             Rights, 133.160, 133.170

             Source of child’s share, 133.180

      Probate of wills

             Disqualification of judge, 136.020, 136.030

             District courts’ powers, 136.010

             Filing of will after death, 136.050, 136.060

             Foreign wills, 136.260

             Minors, unborn members of interested class or nonresidents, attorney appointed to represent, 136.200

             Petition

                   2nd Judicial District Court, local rule, WDFCR 57.6

                   8th Judicial District Court, local rule, EDCR 4.40

                   Contents, 136.090

                   Defects, 136.090

                   Lost or destroyed wills, 136.240

                   Notice of hearing, 136.100

                   Proof of notice, 136.140

                   Publication, mailing of notice, 155.020

                   Service of petition, 136.120

                   Summary administration, notice of petition, 145.030

                   Who may petition, 136.070

             Production of will after death, 136.050, 136.060

             Proof of will

                   Affidavits of witnesses, 136.150, 136.160

                   Copy, proof by, 136.180

                   Deceased, incompetent or unavailable subscribing witnesses, 136.170

                   Electronic will, 136.185

                   Holographic will, 136.190

                   Lost or destroyed will, 136.230

                   Seal of court affixed, 1.180

                   Witnesses, testimony, 136.140

             Revocation of real property transfers based on divorce or annulment, applicability of laws regarding, 136.225

             Second Judicial District Court, local rules, WDFCR 57-WDFCR 57.8

             Transfer of proceedings on judge’s disqualification, 136.030, 136.040

             Translation and recording of will in foreign language, 136.210

      Recording, 247.120, 247.130

      Revocation of will

             Annulment of marriage, 133.115

             Burning, tearing, cancellation or obliteration, 133.120

             Conveyance after will, effect, 133.140

             Divorce, 133.115

             Encumbrances, effect, 133.150

             International wills, 133A.100

             Marriage, 133.110

             Mortgages, effect, 133.150

             Revival of prior will, 133.130

             Subsequent will or codicil, 133.120

      Rule against perpetuities, applicability, 111.1037

      Sale, direction given in will, 148.080, 150.225

      Separate property, rights of married persons, Art. 4 § 31

      Testamentary trusts (See TRUSTS)

      Transfers to minors, ch. 167

      Trust powers which may be included in will by reference, 163.260-163.410, 163.5553

      Unmentioned children, 133.160-133.190

      Value of gift in satisfaction of testamentary gift, determination, 151.162

      Who may make, 133.020, 133.090

      Witnesses

             Attesting witnesses may sign self-proving affidavit or declaration, 133.050, 133.055

             Creditors as witnesses, 133.070

             Deceased, incompetent or unavailable subscribing witnesses, 136.170

             Devise to subscribing witnesses, 133.060

             Generally, 133.040

             International wills, 133A.060

             Subpoena of attesting witnesses, 136.130

WIND ENERGY

      Building codes to allow use of wind energy systems, 278.580

      Building design and construction, allowances for renewable energy sources, 701.220

      Common-interest communities, use of systems, 116.2111

      Construction codes and energy codes, adoption and enforcement, 278.581

      Financing of renewable energy projects, 349.400-349.670

      Master plans, contents of conservation plan, 278.160

      Net metering systems, 701.240, 701.380, 704.766-704.775

      New Energy Industry Task Force, 701.500-701.515

      Office of Energy, creation, powers and duties, 701.150-701.180, 701.215

      Optional pricing program for electricity generated from renewable energy, 704.738

      Portfolio standard for provider of electric service, 704.7801-704.7828

      Restrictive covenants regarding use of system, 111.2395, 278.02077

      State and Local Government Panel on Renewable and Efficient Energy, 701.450-701.465

      State energy plan, 701.190, 701.200

      State policy on energy, 701.010

      Tax abatement or exemption

             Qualified systems for heating, cooling or providing electricity to buildings, 701A.200

             Renewable energy facilities, 701A.300-701A.390

      Wind Energy Systems Demonstration Program, 701B.003-701B.007, 701B.400-701B.650

      Zoning ordinances and regulations

             Promotion of systems using wind energy, 278.250

             Unreasonable restrictions on use of systems prohibited, 278.02077

             Use of wind energy systems to be allowed, 278.580

WIND SURFING

      Life preserver, exception to requirement, 488.193

WINE (See INTOXICATING LIQUORS)

WINE-MAKING FACILITIES, INSTRUCTIONAL

      Definitions, 369.035, 597.245

      Exemption from taxation for certain wine produced on premises, 369.345

      Licensure and operation, 369.180, 369.300, 597.245

      Unlawful possession, sale or transportation of liquor, exceptions, 369.490

      Violations, penalties, 369.550, 597.245

WINERIES

      Alcoholic beverages generally (See INTOXICATING LIQUORS)

      Bond or deposit, 369.350

      Operation authorized in smaller counties, 597.240

      Organic agricultural products, certification of producers and handlers, 587.700-587.830

      Sales at retail on premises and one other location authorized, conditions, 597.240

      Service on premises of any alcoholic beverage

             Authority, 597.240

             Substitution of brands unlawful, penalty, civil liability, 597.260

      Wine-maker’s license required, fees, 369.180-369.320

WINNEMUCCA LAKE (See also LAKES)

      Navigability declared, 537.030

WIRETAPPING

      Admissibility of information in evidence, 48.077, 179.465, 179.500

      Appeal by State from order granting motion to suppress, 179.510

      Corrections, Department of, interception of offender’s telephone, 209.419

      Court order for interception, 179.460-179.490

      Custody, sealing of recordings of intercepted communications, 179.485

      Definitions, 179.410-179.455, 200.610

      Disclosure, use of intercepted communications, 179.465, 179.500, 200.630

      Emergency interceptions, ratification required, 200.620

      Exceptions to prohibited acts, 200.620, 200.630, 209.419, 331.220

      Grounds for requesting court order, 179.460

      Hostages, temporary change in telephone service where hostages being held, 179.525

      Interception or interruption of telephone messages unlawful, 707.900

      Investigation Division to compile summary and analysis of reports, 179.515

      Monitoring device, unauthorized intrusion of privacy, 200.650

      Motion to suppress evidence unlawfully obtained, 179.505, 179.510

      Nevada System of Higher Education, electronic surveillance restricted, 396.970

      Notice to parties of intercepted communications, 179.495, 179.500, 199.540

      Obstruction or prevention of interception by judicial or law enforcement personnel unlawful, 199.540

      One-party consent, 200.650

      Parties to intercepted communications, receipt of report, 179.495

      Pen register or trap and trace device, order authorizing use, 179.530

      Penalties, 200.690

      Progress reports to judge, 179.480

      Public schools, electronic surveillance restricted, 393.400

      Public utilities

             Defense to civil or criminal action, 179.460

             Emergency calls, wiretapping laws inapplicable to recording of, 179.458

             Violations, investigation, cease and desist orders, 704.285

      Recording device, unauthorized intrusion of privacy, 200.650

      Recording of intercepted communications, 179.485

      Reports by judge, Attorney General or district attorney, 179.495, 179.515

      State property, electronic surveillance restricted, 331.220

      Telephone service, temporary changes in service permitted where hostages held or suspects barricaded, 179.525

      Transcript of contents provided to parties before trial, 179.500

      Trap and trace device or pen register, order authorizing use, 179.530

      Unauthorized connection with facilities prohibited, 200.640

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY (See also DEPOSITIONS; EVIDENCE)

      Adverse witness, party calling not bound, NRCP 32, JCRCP 32

      Affidavits on behalf of financial institutions, use, 171.197, 172.137

      Alcohol abuse counselors, administrative proceedings involving, 641C.730, 641C.740

      Appraisers of Real Estate, Commission of, proceedings, 645C.530, 645C.540

      Arrest of witness

             Exempt when under interstate subpoena, 174.435

             Liability of arresting officer, 50.185

             Protection from arrest, 50.175

             Void, 50.185

      Attendance of witnesses

             Bond, forfeiture for nonappearance in criminal proceedings, 178.506

             Compelling attendance of witness, 174.305-174.445

             Criminal proceedings, undertaking and security, 174.515, 175.341, 178.494

             Duty to attend and answer, 50.165

             Failure to attend, arrest, 50.205

             Injunction to restrain unlawful acts against witness, 33.015

             Legislators, subpoenas of administrative bodies ineffective during legislative session, 218A.440

             Preventing witness from attending, 199.230-199.242, 199.305

      Attendant to provide support for witness during testimony, 178.571

      Attorney as witness, 50.255, RPC 3.7

      Bank examinations, summoning witnesses to testify, 665.135

      Barbers’ Health and Sanitation Board, fees and mileage for witnesses, 643.170

      Bribery of witness

             Accepting or seeking bribe, 199.250

             Offender as competent witness, 199.090

             Unlawful, 199.240

      Check-cashing services, hearings involving, 604A.720

      Child abuse or neglect

             Admission of certain witnesses to hearing, 432B.457

             Expert witness required in proceeding to place Indian child in foster care, 432B.451

             Privileged communications, exceptions, 49.2549, 49.295, 432B.250, 432B.255

      Child witnesses (See Minor witnesses, this heading)

      Clemency hearings, witness with communications disability entitled to services of interpreter, 213.055

      Competency of witnesses

             Arbitrator as witness, 38.229

             Criminal proceedings, 50.068, 175.221

             General rule, 50.015

             Judge as witness, 50.055

             Juror as witness, 50.065

             Objection to competency, NRCP 32(d)(3), JCRCP 32(d)(3)

             Personal knowledge required, 50.025

             Public officers, 49.285

             Receipt of certain care or counseling, 50.067

             Religious belief, Art. 1 § 4, 50.105

             Spouses, 49.305

             Victims of crime, 50.067

      Compulsion to testify, 50.165, 178.394

      Confidential and privileged communications (See also CONFIDENTIAL AND PRIVILEGED INFORMATION)

             Accountant and client, 49.125-49.205

             Attorneys (See Lawyer and client, this subhead)

             Child abuse or neglect, exception to privilege, 49.2549, 49.295, 432B.250, 432B.255

             Clinical professional counselor and client, 49.2502-49.2508

             Comment upon claim of privilege, 49.405

             Committees to review compliance, 657.130

             Confessor and confessant, 49.255

             Controlled substances

                   Dealers, tax records and information concerning, 372A.080

                   Records excepted from privilege, 49.245

             Counselor and pupil, 49.290

             Criminal proceedings, governing law, 175.221

             Dentist and patient, 49.215-49.245

             Disclosure

                   Under compulsion, 49.395

                   Without opportunity to claim privilege, 49.395

             Doctor and patient

                   Child abuse or neglect, exceptions, 432B.250, 432B.255

                   Controlled substances research and treatment, 453.155, 453.157

                   Definitions, 49.215

                   Exceptions, generally, 49.025, 49.245

                   Generally, 49.225

                   Industrial insurance, exceptions, 616C.140, 616C.350

                   Persons who may claim privilege, 49.235

                   Physician’s willful disclosure, 630.3065

             Emergency medical services, review committee proceedings and records, 49.117-49.123, 49.265

             Forfeiture proceedings, 179.1173

             Gaming, required communications or documents, 463.3407

             Hospital review committee proceedings and records, 49.117-49.123, 49.265

             Husband and wife, 49.295, 49.305, 201.070

             Identity of informer, 49.335-49.375

             Industrial insurance, 616B.012, 616B.015, 616B.021, 616C.350

             Inference, adverse inference drawn from claim of privilege, 49.405

             Instructions to jury regarding claim of privilege, 49.405

             Intellectual disabilities, defendants with, hearing to determine status, privilege prohibited, 174.098

             Interpreters, prevention of disclosure of information by, 49.027

             Lawyer and client

                   Definitions, 49.035-49.085

                   Exceptions, 49.115, 432B.250, 432B.255

                   Generally, 49.095, 199.510, RPC 1.6

                   Grand jury proceedings, 172.139

                   Public officers or employees, 41.0343

                   Who may claim privilege, 49.105

             Marriage and family therapist and client, 49.246-49.249

             Medical society review committee proceedings and records, 49.117-49.123, 49.265

             National Guard members’ reports and communications, 412.152

             Newspaper reporter and source or information, 49.275

             Occupational diseases, 617.370

             Older persons, abuse, neglect, exploitation or isolation of, 200.5095, 200.5097

             Osteopathic physicians (See Doctor and patient, this subhead)

             Parentage, actions to establish, 125B.150

             Parole and Probation, Division of, employees, 213.1075

             Parole Commissioners, State Board of, employees, 213.1075

             Physicians (See Doctor and patient, this subhead)

             Political vote, 49.315

             Privileges recognized only as provided, 49.015

             Psychologist and client, 49.207-49.213

             Public officers, 49.285

             Reporter and source, information, 49.275

             Reports required by law, when privileged, 49.025

             School counselor or teacher and pupil, 49.290, 49.291

             Shield law, 49.275

             Social worker and client, 49.251-49.254

             Teacher and pupil, 49.291

             Television reporter and source, 49.275

             Trade secrets, 49.325

             Victim’s advocate and victim, 49.2541-49.2549

             Voluntary disclosure, waiver of privilege, 49.385

             Vulnerable persons, abuse, neglect, exploitation or isolation of, 200.5095, 200.5097

      Contempt (See CONTEMPT)

      Convictions, prior convictions may be used for impeachment purposes or pleaded in subsequent prosecution, 176A.850

      Coroner’s inquest, 259.090, 259.100

      Courts-martial, 412.384, 412.4495

      Cross-examination (See Examination and cross-examination of witness, this heading)

      Defendant, provision of information concerning witnesses to prosecuting attorney, 174.233, 174.234

      Deferred deposit loans, hearings involving, 604A.720

      Definition, 174.405

      Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act, Uniform, testimony by electronic means authorized, 125C.0663

      Detention of witness, unreasonable detention prohibited, Art. 1 § 6

      Disability, persons with, appointment of interpreter for witness, 50.045-50.053

      Disobedience of witness (See also CONTEMPT)

             Arrest of witness for failure to appear, 50.205

             Criminal cases, 50.195, 174.385, 174.415, 174.425

             Master’s order, contempt, 21.340

             Penalty, 50.195, 199.340

      Domestic violence cases, victim’s attendant may be designated witness, 50.400

      Drug abuse counselors, administrative proceedings involving, 641C.730, 641C.740

      Durable power of attorney for health care decisions, 162A.790, 162A.860

      Employee as witness, threatened or actual employment termination prohibited, 50.070

      Examination and cross-examination of witness

             Blood or breath tests, affidavit or declaration objected to, 50.315, 50.320

             Competency of criminal defendant, hearing to determine, 178.415, 178.455, 178.460

             Expert witnesses, 50.320, 175.271

             Judge, calling and interrogation of witness by, 50.145

             Juvenile court proceedings, 62D.420

             Leading questions, 50.115

             Mode and order of interrogation, 50.115

             Plea bargains, cross-examination of defendant, 175.282

             Preliminary examinations, 171.196

             Prior statements of witness, 50.135

             Scope, JCRCP 26(b)

             Writing used to refresh memory, 50.125

      Exclusion of witnesses from courtroom, 50.155

      Expert witnesses (See also Opinion testimony, this heading)

             Alcohol or controlled substance, affidavit or declaration as to existence or quantity, 50.315-50.330

             Certified public accountants, NRCP 53(d)(3), JCRCP 53(d)(3)

             Criminal cases, 175.271

             Depositions, fees, NRCP 30(h), JCRCP 30(h)

             Disclosures concerning experts, 174.234, NRCP 16.1(a)(2), NRCP 16.2(a)(3)

             Discovery of facts known and opinions held, NRCP 26(b)(4), JCRCP 26(b)(4)

             Domestic violence, admissibility of evidence of effects, 48.061

             Eighth Judicial District Court, local rule, EDCR 5.02, EDCR 5.12

             Facts or data underlying expert opinion, 50.305

             Fees, recoverable as costs, 17.115, ch. 18

             Financial forgery laboratories, establishment of prima facie case, 205.46513

             Forgery, 205.170

             Genetic tests to determine parentage or identity, 56.020

             Grand jury, receipt of affidavit or declaration, 172.135

             Handwriting, genuineness, 52.045

             Indian child, proceedings involving, 128.093, 432B.451

             Interpreters, 50.045

             Justice courts, experts generally, JCRCP 39A(f)

             Medical laboratory directors, affidavits or declarations concerning tests, 50.310

             Medical or dental malpractice, 41A.071, 41A.100

             Opinion testimony by expert, 50.285

             Postsecondary educational institutions, investigation, 394.440

             Pretrial procedure, NRCP 16.1(a), JCRCP 16

             Sexual assault, prosecution for, 50.345

             Short trials, NSTR 19

             Testimony, scope, 50.275

             Trial preparation, depositions and discovery, NRCP 26(b), JCRCP 26(b)

             Water rights adjudications, employment by court, 533.175

      Fees and expenses of witnesses

             Attorneys as witnesses, 50.255

             Counties’ Trial Assistance Account, claims by counties, 353.094

             County hearings, 244.3525

             Criminal cases in district or justice courts, 353.094

             Generally, 50.225

             Grand jury, 50.225

             Justice courts, 69.040

             Juvenile courts, 62D.430

             Municipal court cases brought before district court, 50.245

             Per diem allowance, 50.225

             Preliminary examination, postponement, 171.196

             Taxed as costs, ch. 18, 50.225

             Tendered on service of subpoena, NRCP 45(b)(1), JCRCP 45(b)(1)

      Felonies, duties of limited jurisdiction peace officers witnessing, 171.1223

      Financial Institutions, Commissioner of, authority to compel attendance, 657.210

      Financial institutions, use of affidavits in legal proceeding, 171.197, 172.137

      Grand jury witnesses (See GRAND JURY)

      Guardianship proceedings, 159.0617

      Hearsay (For specific provisions, see HEARSAY)

             Generally, ch. 51

      High-interest loans, hearings involving, 604A.720

      Hypnosis, admissibility of testimony recalled through, 48.039

      Immunity from prosecution, court may order, 178.572-178.578

      Impeachment, generally, 50.075-50.105, NRCP 32(a), JCRCP 32(a)

      Information, Attorney General or district attorney to endorse names, 173.045

      Injunction to restrain unlawful acts against, 33.015

      Interpreters, 50.045-50.0545, NRCP 43(d), JCRCP 43(f)

      Intimidation of witness (See Protection of witnesses, this heading)

      Judge as witness, 50.055

      Judicial Discipline, Commission on, perjury before, effect, 1.465

      Juror as witness, 50.065

      Justice court, authority to examine witnesses upon defendant’s plea of guilty or guilty but mentally ill, 174.055

      Juvenile court proceedings, 62D.300, 62D.320, 62D.420, 62D.430

      Lay witnesses (See Opinion testimony, this heading)

      Legislative proceedings (See LEGISLATURE—Hearings and investigations)

      Legislators, subpoenas of administrative bodies ineffective during legislative session, 218A.440

      Master, proceedings before, NRCP 53, JCRCP 53

      Material witnesses

             Adjournments, 40.340

             Bail, 175.341, 178.494

             Gaming disciplinary proceeding, 463.3125

             Immunity from prosecution, 178.572-178.578

             Judicial review of detention and amount of bail, 178.494

             Justice of the peace, 66.020, 71.030

             Legislature, appearance before, 218E.030, 218E.095

             Summoning, 174.415, 174.425

      Mental health services, involuntary court-ordered admissions, 433A.280-433A.300

      Minor witnesses

             Attendant to provide support for witness during testimony, 178.571

             Child Witness Testimony by Alternative Methods Act, Uniform, 50.500-50.620

             Continuance or postponement of proceedings, 174.515

             Criminal cases, expedited proceedings, 174.515

             Exclusion of minors from criminal trials, exceptions, 1.090

             Juvenile courts, procedure when witness under 16 years old, 62D.300, 62D.320

             Preference in setting date for trial, 174.519

      Nonresident witnesses

             Affidavit of owner, possessor or occupant of property, 171.197, 172.135, 172.137

             Child support proceedings, testimony by electronic means, 130.316

             Financial institutions, use of certain affidavits, 171.197, 172.137

             Guardianships, taking testimony in other state, 159.1997

             Uniform Act To Secure the Attendance of Witnesses From Without a State in Criminal Proceedings, 174.395-174.445

      Oaths and affirmations of witnesses, 50.035, NRCP 43(b), JCRCP 43(b)

      Opinion testimony

             Admissibility, 50.085

             Character, methods of proving, 48.055

             Expert witnesses, 50.285

             Facts or data underlying expert opinions, 50.305

             Habit or routine practice, method of proving, 48.059

             Handwriting, genuineness, 52.035

             Impeachment of witnesses, 50.085

             Lay witnesses, 50.265

             Sexual assault, prosecution for, 48.069, 50.090, 50.345

             Ultimate issue, 50.295

             Voice identification, 52.065

      Perjury, incompetency of witness no defense to perjury, 199.180

      Prisoners as witnesses

             Bribery of witness, offender as competent witness, 199.090

             Deposition or production, 50.215, NRCP 30, NRCP 31(a)(2), JCRCP 30, JCRCP 31(a)(2)

             Examination or production, order for, 50.215

      Problem gambling counselors, administrative proceedings involving, 641C.730, 641C.740

      Production, 174.325

      Prosecuting attorney, provision to defendant of information relating to witnesses, 174.233, 174.234

      Protection of witnesses

             Address, prohibition on disclosure, 174.234

             Attendant to provide support for witness during testimony, 178.571

             Confidentiality of personal information, 178.5691

             Continuance of proceeding, notification, 178.5694

             Discovery, protective orders, 174.275

             Fees for testifying, prosecuting attorney to provide information concerning, 178.5696

             Harassment of witness by employer, 178.5694

             Influencing testimony, 199.240, 199.242

             Injunction to restrain unlawful act against, 33.015

             Investigation of threats against witness and provision of protection, 178.5692

             Preventing or dissuading from reporting crime or commencing prosecution, 199.305

             Preventing or dissuading from testifying or producing evidence, 199.230, 199.242

             Prisoners, notification of release, 178.5698

             Release of defendant and disposition of case, notification, 178.5698

             Separate waiting area to be provided, 178.5696

             Stolen or other personal property belonging to witness, disposition, 178.5696

      Reporting crime, unlawful to prevent or dissuade witness from, 199.305

      Self-incrimination (See SELF-INCRIMINATION)

      Sequestration of witnesses, 50.155

      Sex offenders, restrictions on contact or communication with witness, 176A.410, 213.1243, 213.1245

      Small claims court, parties’ right to use witnesses, JCRCP 95

      Subpoenas (See SUBPOENAS)

      Testimony

             Accomplice, testimony of, 175.291

             Affidavits supporting testimony, NRCP 56(e), JCRCP 56(e)

             Attendant to provide support for witness during testimony, 178.571

             Audiovisual technology, use to present live testimony in pretrial proceedings, 171.1975, 172.138

             Bribery or corruption, testimony of offender, 199.090

             Child Witness Testimony by Alternative Methods Act, Uniform, 50.500-50.620

             Hypnosis, admissibility of testimony recalled through, 48.039

             Judge may state testimony and law to jury, Art. 6 § 12, 3.230

             Oral testimony

                   Definition, 10.135, 28.140, 64.150

                   Order of court, NRCP 27(a)(3), JCRCP 27(a)(3)

                   Taken at trial, JCRCP 43(a)

             Plea bargaining in exchange for testimony (See PLEA BARGAINING)

             Prima facie evidence when reported by official court reporter, 3.360

             Prior conviction may be used for purposes of impeachment, 176A.850

             Proof by stenographic report or transcript, NRCP 80(c), JCRCP 80(c)

             Quarantine, involuntary court-ordered proceedings, 441A.670-441A.690

             Recording, use of sound recording equipment, 3.380

             Seal of court affixed, 1.180

             Unsworn declarations, use, 53.045

      Threats against witness (See Protection of witnesses, this heading)

      Title loans, hearings involving, 604A.720

      Wills (See WILLS)

      Writing used to refresh memory, 50.125

WOMEN (See also HUSBAND AND WIFE)

      Discrimination generally (See DISCRIMINATION)

      Equal Credit Opportunity Law, Nevada, ch. 598B

      Gestational agreements, 126.500-126.810

      Gynecologic specimens, billing for cytologic examinations, 652.195

      Health insurance coverage

             Breast examinations

                   Group policies, 689B.0374

                   Health maintenance organizations, 695C.1735

                   Individual policies, 689A.0405

                   Nonprofit hospital or medical service corporations, 695B.1912

             Contraceptive drugs and devices

                   Group policies, 689B.0376, 689B.0377

                   Health maintenance organizations, 695C.1694, 695C.1695

                   Individual policies, 689A.0415, 689A.0417

                   Nonprofit hospital or medical service corporations, 695B.1916, 695B.1918

             Gynecological and obstetrical services

                   Group policies, 689B.031

                   Health maintenance organizations, 695C.1713

                   Individual policies, 689A.0413

                   Nonprofit hospital or medical service corporations, 695B.1914

             Hormone replacement therapy

                   Group policies, 689B.0376, 689B.0377

                   Health maintenance organizations, 695C.1694, 695C.1695

                   Individual policies, 689A.0415, 689A.0417

                   Nonprofit hospital or medical service corporations, 695B.1916, 695B.1918

             Human papillomavirus vaccine

                   Health maintenance organizations, 695C.1745

                   Individual or group policies, 689A.044, 689B.0313

                   Local government officers and employees, 287.0272

                   Managed care organizations, 695G.171

                   Medicaid, State Plan for, 422.2718

                   Nonprofit hospital or medical service corporations, 695B.1925

             Pap smears, individual or group policies, 689A.0405, 689B.0374

             Postpartum hospital stay

                   Group policies, 689B.520

                   Health insurance for small employers, 689C.194

                   Individual policies, 689A.0425

             Pregnancy, complications

                   Group policies, 689B.260

                   Health maintenance organizations, 695C.172

                   Individual policies, 689A.042

                   Nonprofit hospital or medical service corporations, 695B.192

      Lavatories, employer to provide separate lavatories, 618.720

      Legislative Counsel Bureau, study to determine if new laws have adverse effect on women, 218E.210

      Maternity leave, 613.335

      Minimum wage law, 608.250-608.290

      Nevada System of Higher Education, reports regarding employment and enrollment of women, 396.532

      Parent-child relationship, establishment, 126.041

      Pregnancy (See PREGNANCY)

      Prisoners, publications encouraging violence against women prohibited, 209.365

      Prostitution (See PROSTITUTION)

      Public works, records regarding workers, 338.070

      Renewable energy projects, loans and set-aside programs, 701.545-701.595

      Sex discrimination (See SEX DISCRIMINATION)

      Sexual offenses, polygraphic examination of victim restricted, 171.1228

      Textbooks in public schools to portray diversity of society, 390.140

      Transportation, Department of, award of contracts to disadvantaged businesses, reports, 408.3872-408.38278

      Veterans, issuance of alternative special license plates, 482.3763, 482.377

WOMEN, NEVADA COMMISSION FOR

      Assistance from Department of Administration, 233I.080

      Budget

             Base budgets, fundamental review, 218E.435-218E.450

             State Budget Act, 353.150-353.246

      Creation, 233I.020

      Gifts or grants, authority to accept, 233I.090, 353.335-353.339

      Meetings, quorum, 233I.050, ch. 241

      Members, 232A.020, 233I.020-233I.040

      Payments of money for services provided by agency, procedures, 353.146-353.148

      Powers and duties, 233I.050-233I.090

      Volunteer workers and consultants, 233I.080

WOOD

      Domestic fuels, sales and use tax exemption, 372.300, 374.305

      Petrified wood (See PETRIFIED WOOD)

      State parks and recreational areas, unauthorized removal, 407.250

      Timber (See FORESTRY; TIMBER)

      Trespass by cutting or carrying away trees, 40.160

      Unlawful cutting or removal of timber, 527.010, 527.020

WOOLGROWERS ASSOCIATION, NEVADA

      Committee to Control Predatory Animals, advisory capacity, 567.160

      Rangeland Resources Commission, membership, 563.290

WORK CARDS

      Prisoners, deductions for costs of acquiring, 209.246

      Senior complexes, employees of landlords, 118A.335

      Sporting events, issuance to sellers of information relating to, 599B.115

      Telemarketing sellers, 599B.090, 599B.115, 599B.140

WORKER’S COMPENSATION (See INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE)

WORKS OF ART (See ART, WORKS OF; PHOTOGRAPHS; PORTRAITS)

WORSHIP (See RELIGION)

WRECKERS (See AUTOMOBILE WRECKERS; TOW CAR OPERATORS)

WRESTLING (See BOXING AND WRESTLING)

WRITINGS (See DOCUMENTS AND WRITINGS)

WRITS

      Application to another judge, when prohibited, DCR 19

      Attachment (See ATTACHMENT)

      Certiorari (See CERTIORARI)

      Constable to endorse when authorized, 248.120

      Definition, 10.115, 28.120, 64.130

      Disobedience or resistance to lawful writ, 22.010, 22.100

      Execution (See EXECUTION OF CIVIL JUDGMENTS)

      First Amendment extraordinary writs, Eighth Judicial District Court, EDCR 2.17

      Garnishment (See GARNISHMENT)

      Habeas corpus (See HABEAS CORPUS)

      Industrial insurance actions, 616A.410

      Injunction (See INJUNCTIONS)

      Issuance

             Court of Appeals, Art. 6 § 4, 2A.180

             District courts, Art. 6 § 6

             Municipal courts, 5.060

             Supreme Court, Art. 6 § 4, 2.130, NRAP 21

      Judgment, relief from, various writs abolished, NRCP 60(b), JCRCP 60(b)

      Justices of the peace, fees, 4.060

      Mandamus (See MANDAMUS)

      Possession (See CLAIM AND DELIVERY)

      Prohibition (See PROHIBITION, WRITS OF)

      Quo warranto (See QUO WARRANTO)

      Restitution, 40.300, 40.420, 40.425, 118C.210, JCRCP 107

      Returns, fees not to be charged public officer, 281.260

      Review (See CERTIORARI)

      Rules regulating writs, power of Supreme Court to adopt, 2.120

      Sequestration, NRCP 70, JCRCP 70

      Sheriff to endorse, 248.120

      Subpoenas (See SUBPOENAS)

      Venire (See VENIRE)

WRONGFUL DEATH

      Abortions, liability for failure to preserve life of infant under certain conditions, 442.270

      Burglary, person using deadly force against intruder, presumption, 41.095

      Comparative negligence, 41.141

      Construction defects, liability for death caused by, 11.202-11.206

      Contribution among tortfeasors, 17.225-17.305

      Criminal act, limitation on action against State or political subdivision by person engaged in, 41.0334

      Execution of judgments, certain payments received as compensation for wrongful death exempt, 21.090

      Hospital lien on proceeds of action, 108.590-108.668

      Invasion of the home, person using deadly force against intruder presumed fearful of death or injury, 41.095

      Limitation of actions, 11.190-11.206

      Motor vehicle accidents (See ACCIDENTS)

      Murder or felonious killing of decedent, wrongful death action by culpable actor prohibited, 41B.330

      Persons who may sue, 41.085

      Proceeds of judgment liable for debts of deceased, 41.085

      Ski area operators, liability, 455A.160

      Substantial bodily harm defined, 0.060

      Survival of actions, 41.100

      Trailheads, reports, duties and liability of operators, 455B.450

      Water recreation access areas, reports, duties and liability of operators, 455B.450