[Rev. 12/21/2019 2:29:09 PM--2019]

CHAPTER 505 - FUR DEALERS

NRS 505.010           License required to engage in business as fur dealer; resident or nonresident dealer; regulations.

NRS 505.013           Development and implementation of process to petition Department for determination whether a person’s criminal history will disqualify the person from obtaining license as fur dealer; imposition and waiver of fees; quarterly reports.

NRS 505.015           Application for license: Inclusion of social security number of applicant. [Effective until the date of the repeal of 42 U.S.C. § 666, the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending and restricting the professional, occupational and recreational licenses for child support arrearages and for noncompliance with certain processes relating to paternity or child support proceedings.]

NRS 505.025           Submission of certain information regarding holder of license to Division of Welfare and Supportive Services of Department of Health and Human Services. [Effective until the date of the repeal of 42 U.S.C. § 666, the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending and restricting the professional, occupational and recreational licenses for child support arrearages and for noncompliance with certain processes relating to paternity or child support proceedings.]

NRS 505.035           Suspension of license for failure to pay child support or comply with certain subpoenas or warrants; reinstatement of license. [Effective until the date of the repeal of 42 U.S.C. § 666, the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending and restricting the professional, occupational and recreational licenses for child support arrearages and for noncompliance with certain processes relating to paternity or child support proceedings.]

NRS 505.045           Renewal of license: Requirements.

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      NRS 505.010  License required to engage in business as fur dealer; resident or nonresident dealer; regulations.

      1.  It is unlawful for any person to engage in, carry on or conduct wholly or in part the business of buying, selling, trading or dealing, within this State, in the raw skins or pelts of any wild mammal without first obtaining a fur dealer’s license pursuant to NRS 502.240.

      2.  If the dealer resides in, or if the dealer’s principal place of business is within this State, the dealer is a resident fur dealer.

      3.  All other fur dealers are nonresident fur dealers.

      4.  The Commission may adopt regulations concerning the licensing, operating and recordkeeping of fur dealers.

      [Part 1:122:1941; 1931 NCL § 3155] — (NRS A 1969, 1375; 1981, 543; 1987, 563; 1991, 270, 1576)

      NRS 505.013  Development and implementation of process to petition Department for determination whether a person’s criminal history will disqualify the person from obtaining license as fur dealer; imposition and waiver of fees; quarterly reports.

      1.  The Department shall develop and implement a process by which a person with a criminal history may petition the Department to review the criminal history of the person to determine if the person’s criminal history will disqualify the person from obtaining a fur dealer’s license pursuant to NRS 502.240.

      2.  Not later than 90 days after a petition is submitted to the Department pursuant to subsection 1, the Department shall inform the person of the determination of the Department of whether the person’s criminal history will disqualify the person from obtaining a license. The Department is not bound by its determination of disqualification or qualification and may rescind such a determination at any time.

      3.  The Department may provide instructions to a person who receives a determination of disqualification to remedy the determination of disqualification. A person may resubmit a petition pursuant to subsection 1 not earlier than 6 months after receiving instructions pursuant to this subsection if the person remedies the determination of disqualification.

      4.  A person with a criminal history may petition the Department at any time, including, without limitation, before obtaining any education or paying any fee required to obtain a license from the Department.

      5.  A person may submit a new petition to the Department not earlier than 2 years after the final determination of the initial petition submitted to the Department.

      6.  The Department may impose a fee of up to $50 upon the person to fund the administrative costs in complying with the provisions of this section. The Department may waive such fees or allow such fees to be covered by funds from a scholarship or grant.

      7.  The Department may post on its Internet website:

      (a) The requirements to obtain a license from the Department; and

      (b) A list of crimes, if any, that would disqualify a person from obtaining a license from the Department.

      8.  The Department may request the criminal history record of a person who petitions the Department for a determination pursuant to subsection 1. To the extent consistent with federal law, if the Department makes such a request of a person, the Department shall require the person to submit his or her criminal history record which includes a report from:

      (a) The Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History; and

      (b) The Federal Bureau of Investigation.

      9.  A person who petitions the Department for a determination pursuant to subsection 1 shall not submit false or misleading information to the Department.

      10.  The Department shall, on or before the 20th day of January, April, July and October, submit to the Director of the Legislative Counsel Bureau in an electronic format prescribed by the Director, a report that includes:

      (a) The number of petitions submitted to the Department pursuant to subsection 1;

      (b) The number of determinations of disqualification made by the Department pursuant to subsection 1;

      (c) The reasons for such determinations; and

      (d) Any other information that is requested by the Director or which the Department determines would be helpful.

      11.  The Director shall transmit a compilation of the information received pursuant to subsection 10 to the Legislative Commission quarterly, unless otherwise directed by the Commission.

      (Added to NRS by 2019, 2941)

      NRS 505.015  Application for license: Inclusion of social security number of applicant. [Effective until the date of the repeal of 42 U.S.C. § 666, the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending and restricting the professional, occupational and recreational licenses for child support arrearages and for noncompliance with certain processes relating to paternity or child support proceedings.]  An application for the issuance of a fur dealer’s license must include the social security number of the applicant.

      (Added to NRS by 1997, 2088)

      NRS 505.025  Submission of certain information regarding holder of license to Division of Welfare and Supportive Services of Department of Health and Human Services. [Effective until the date of the repeal of 42 U.S.C. § 666, the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending and restricting the professional, occupational and recreational licenses for child support arrearages and for noncompliance with certain processes relating to paternity or child support proceedings.]  The Department shall, upon request of the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services of the Department of Health and Human Services, submit to the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services the name, address and social security number of each person who holds a fur dealer’s license and any pertinent changes in that information.

      (Added to NRS by 1997, 2088; A 2003, 1558)

      NRS 505.035  Suspension of license for failure to pay child support or comply with certain subpoenas or warrants; reinstatement of license. [Effective until the date of the repeal of 42 U.S.C. § 666, the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending and restricting the professional, occupational and recreational licenses for child support arrearages and for noncompliance with certain processes relating to paternity or child support proceedings.]

      1.  If the Department receives a copy of a court order issued pursuant to NRS 425.540 that provides for the suspension of all professional, occupational and recreational licenses, certificates and permits issued to a person who is the holder of a fur dealer’s license, the Department shall deem the license issued to that person to be suspended at the end of the 30th day after the date on which the court order was issued unless the Department receives a letter issued to the holder of the license by the district attorney or other public agency pursuant to NRS 425.550 stating that the holder of the license has complied with the subpoena or warrant or has satisfied the arrearage pursuant to NRS 425.560.

      2.  The Department shall reinstate a fur dealer’s license that has been suspended by a district court pursuant to NRS 425.540 if the Department receives a letter issued by the district attorney or other public agency pursuant to NRS 425.550 to the person whose license was suspended stating that the person whose license was suspended has complied with the subpoena or warrant or has satisfied the arrearage pursuant to NRS 425.560.

      (Added to NRS by 1997, 2088; A 2003, 1558)

      NRS 505.045  Renewal of license: Requirements.

      1.  In addition to any other requirements set forth in this chapter, an applicant for the renewal of a fur dealer’s license must indicate in the application submitted to the Department whether the applicant has a state business license. If the applicant has a state business license, the applicant must include in the application the business identification number assigned by the Secretary of State upon compliance with the provisions of chapter 76 of NRS.

      2.  A fur dealer’s license may not be renewed by the Department if:

      (a) The applicant fails to submit the information required by subsection 1; or

      (b) The State Controller has informed the Department pursuant to subsection 5 of NRS 353C.1965 that the applicant owes a debt to an agency that has been assigned to the State Controller for collection and the applicant has not:

             (1) Satisfied the debt;

             (2) Entered into an agreement for the payment of the debt pursuant to NRS 353C.130; or

             (3) Demonstrated that the debt is not valid.

      3.  As used in this section:

      (a) “Agency” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 353C.020.

      (b) “Debt” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 353C.040.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 2736)