§ 671.010 Definitions
§ 671.020 Applicability of chapter
§ 671.030 Regulations
§ 671.040 License required
§ 671.050 Application for license: Contents; bond or securities; financial statement; fees; regulations; withdrawal of application
§ 671.055 Application for license: Additional requirements
§ 671.060 Investigation of applicant; issuance of license
§ 671.070 Expiration and renewal of license; fees; regulations
§ 671.080 License not transferable or assignable; business must be conducted at specified location by agent of licensee; changes in location, name or operation of business
§ 671.090 Agents of licensees: When license required; application; fees; regulations; withdrawal of application
§ 671.100 Bond: Amounts; form; notice to Commissioner; replenishment; liability of surety; increase in amount; cancellation or alteration
§ 671.110 Deposits in lieu of bond
§ 671.120 Examination of licensee by Commissioner; entry upon premises and access to documents; fee; audit in lieu of examination
§ 671.140 Schedule of rates: Posting; excess fees prohibited
§ 671.150 Deposit of receipts; commingling prohibited; deposit if license suspended or terminated; assets must cover liabilities
§ 671.160 Discontinuance of licensee’s business: Notice; surrender of license; order of Commissioner; possession of business and property by Commissioner; appointment of receiver
§ 671.170 Investigations and hearings; fee; confidential communications
§ 671.180 Suspension, revocation or denial of renewal of license: Notice; hearing; order; grounds; judicial review
§ 671.183 Failure to submit required report; fees; regulations
§ 671.185 Administrative fines
§ 671.190 Unlawful acts; penalty; other remedies

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes > Chapter 671

  • Action: means :

    (a) A decision made by a majority of the members present, whether in person or by means of electronic communication, during a meeting of a public body;

    (b) A commitment or promise made by a majority of the members present, whether in person or by means of electronic communication, during a meeting of a public body;

    (c) If a public body may have a member who is not an elected official, an affirmative vote taken by a majority of the members present, whether in person or by means of electronic communication, during a meeting of the public body; or

    (d) If all the members of a public body must be elected officials, an affirmative vote taken by a majority of all the members of the public body. See Nevada Revised Statutes 241.015

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Check: means any check, draft, money order or other instrument used for the transmission or payment of money. See Nevada Revised Statutes 671.010
  • 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
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Motor Vehicles. See Nevada Revised Statutes 481.015
  • Director: means the Director of the Department. See Nevada Revised Statutes 481.015
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Engrossed bill: The official copy of a bill or joint resolution passed by a chamber of the legislature.
  • Enrolled bill: The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both chambers in identical form. It is printed on parchment paper, signed by appropriate officials, and submitted to the President/Governor for signature.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensee: means any person licensed under this chapter. See Nevada Revised Statutes 671.010
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • mortgage: includes a deed of trust. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.037
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Original bill: A bill which is drafted by a committee. It is introduced by the committee or subcommittee chairman after the committee votes to report it.
  • 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
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • population: means the number of people in a specified area as determined by the last preceding national decennial census conducted by the Bureau of the Census of the United States Department of Commerce pursuant to Section 2 of Article I of the Constitution of the United States and reported by the Secretary of Commerce to the Governor pursuant to 13 U. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.050
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • public body: means :

    (a) Any administrative, advisory, executive or legislative body of the State or a local government consisting of at least two persons which expends or disburses or is supported in whole or in part by tax revenue or which advises or makes recommendations to any entity which expends or disburses or is supported in whole or in part by tax revenue, including, but not limited to, any board, commission, committee, subcommittee or other subsidiary thereof and includes a library foundation as defined in NRS 379. See Nevada Revised Statutes 241.015

  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Quorum: means a simple majority of the membership of a public body or another proportion established by law. See Nevada Revised Statutes 241.015
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Supporting material: means material that is provided to at least a quorum of the members of a public body by a member of or staff to the public body and that the members of the public body would reasonably rely on to deliberate or take action on a matter contained in a published agenda. See Nevada Revised Statutes 241.015
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Working day: means every day of the week except Saturday, Sunday and any day declared to be a legal holiday pursuant to NRS 236. See Nevada Revised Statutes 241.015
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.