General Provisions 440.005 – 440.100
State Administration 440.110 – 440.175
Local Administration 440.190 – 440.260
Registration of Birth 440.270 – 440.340
Records Regarding Death and Disposition of Remains 440.350 – 440.590
Records of Marriage 440.595 – 440.600
Records of Divorce and Annulment of Marriage 440.605
Certificates as Evidence; Delayed or Altered Certificates 440.610 – 440.640
Certified Copies of Records; Fees of State and Local Registrars 440.650 – 440.715
Unlawful Acts; Penalties 440.720 – 440.780

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes > Chapter 440

  • advanced practice registered nurse: means a registered nurse who holds a valid license as an advanced practice registered nurse issued by the State Board of Nursing pursuant to NRS 632. See Nevada Revised Statutes 440.005
  • 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.
  • Board: means the State Board of Health. See Nevada Revised Statutes 440.010
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • county: includes Carson City. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.033
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • 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
  • physician: means a person who engages in the practice of medicine, including osteopathy and homeopathy. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.040
  • remains: means the body of a deceased person, and includes the body in any state of decomposition and the cremated remains of a body. See Nevada Revised Statutes 440.025
  • State Registrar: means the State Registrar of Vital Statistics. See Nevada Revised Statutes 440.060
  • stillbirth: means a birth after at least 20 weeks of gestation, in which the child shows no evidence of life after complete birth. See Nevada Revised Statutes 440.070
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • vital statistics: means records of birth, legitimation of birth, death, fetal death, marriage, annulment of marriage, divorce and data incidental thereto. See Nevada Revised Statutes 440.080