General Provisions 555.005 – 555.125
Inspection and Control of Noxious Weeds 555.130 – 555.201
Weed Control Districts 555.202 – 555.220
Regulation of Dealers of Nursery Stock 555.235 – 555.249
Custom Application of Pesticides 555.2605 – 555.470
Rodent Control Districts 555.500 – 555.570

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes > Chapter 555 - Control of Insects, Pests and Noxious Weeds

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Department: means the State Department of Agriculture. See Nevada Revised Statutes 555.005
  • Department: means the Department of Education. See Nevada Revised Statutes 385.007
  • Director: means the Director of the Department. See Nevada Revised Statutes 555.005
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Noxious weed: means any species of plant which is, or is likely to be, a public nuisance, detrimental or destructive and difficult to control. See Nevada Revised Statutes 555.005
  • 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
  • Pest: means any form of animal or vegetable life detrimental to the crops, horticulture, livestock, public health, wildlife, quality of water and beneficial uses of land in this State, including, without limitation, any insect, snail, nematode, fungus, virus, bacterium, microorganism, mycoplasma, weed, parasitic plant or any other plant that is normally considered to be a pest of cultivated plants, uncultivated plants, agricultural commodities, horticultural products or nursery stock, or that the Director declares to be a pest. See Nevada Revised Statutes 555.005
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.