Nevada Highways; Roads; Bridges; Parks
Sec. § 408.601
Permits to solicit charitable contributions while standing on median strip of highway or sidewalk adjacent to highway.


1.

In addition to any necessary county or city permit, a person shall not solicit contributions while standing on the median strip of any highway or the sidewalk adjacent to the highway within the jurisdiction of the Department without a permit to do so issued by the Director.

2.

The Director shall establish standards for the issuance of permits to charitable organizations which allow the holders to solicit charitable contributions for the respective organization while standing on the median strip of any highway or the sidewalk adjacent to the highway within the jurisdiction of the Department. The Director shall expeditiously consider each application for such a permit. The application must be accompanied by evidence that a county or city has issued a permit to the organization for solicitation within its jurisdiction during the same period requested in the application. The Director may reasonably limit the time, place and manner of the requested solicitation to preserve public safety.

3.

The charitable organization:

(a)

Shall indemnify the State of Nevada against any injury to any person or property during the solicitation which arises from or is incident to the act of solicitation; and

(b)

Is liable for any injury to any person or property during the solicitation which arises from the negligence of the soliciting agent.

4.

As used in this section:

(a)

Charitable organization means an organization which:

(1)

The Secretary of the Treasury has determined is an exempt organization pursuant to the provisions of section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code; and

(2)

Holds a current certificate of organization or is currently qualified by the Secretary of State to do business in this state.

(b)

Highway means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way maintained by a public authority when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular traffic. The term does not include a freeway.
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