Sections
General Provisions 122A.010 – 122A.090
Entering Into Domestic Partnerships 122A.100 – 122A.110
Rights and Duties of Domestic Partners 122A.200 – 122A.210
Termination of Domestic Partnerships 122A.300
Miscellaneous Provisions 122A.500 – 122A.510

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes > Chapter 122A - Domestic Partnerships

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Energy: means energy derived from crude oil, residual fuel oil, refined petroleum products, coal, natural and artificial gas, propane and electricity. See Nevada Revised Statutes 416.020
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Regulation: includes every rule, standard, directive or statement of general applicability that carries out or interprets law or policy or describes the organization, procedure or practice requirements of any state agency or political subdivision of the State. See Nevada Revised Statutes 416.020
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • State agency: means every public agency, bureau, board, commission, department, division, officer or employee of the Executive Department of State Government. See Nevada Revised Statutes 416.020
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.