1.  A sports official who officiates a sporting event at any level of competition in this State is not liable for any civil damages as a result of any unintended act or omission, not amounting to gross negligence, by the sports official in the execution of the officiating duties of the sports official within the facility in which the sporting event takes place.

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes 41.630

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • person: means a natural person, any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity including, but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, trust or unincorporated organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.039

2.  As used in this section:

(a) ’Inspector’ means an inspector of the Nevada Athletic Commission.

(b) ’Sporting event’ means any contest, game or other event involving the athletic or physical skills of amateur or professional athletes.

(c) ’Sports official’ means any person who serves as a referee, umpire, linesman, timekeeper, inspector, judge or in a similar capacity, whether paid or unpaid.