Nevada Remedies; Special Actions and Proceedings

Sec. § 41.036
Filing tort claim against State with Attorney General; filing tort claim against political subdivision with governing body; review and investigation by Attorney General of tort claim against State; regulations by State Board of Examiners.


1.

Each person who has a claim against the State or any of its agencies arising out of a tort must file the claim within 2 years after the time the cause of action accrues with the Attorney General.

2.

Each person who has a claim against any political subdivision of the State arising out of a tort must file the claim within 2 years after the time the cause of action accrues with the governing body of that political subdivision.

3.

The filing of a claim in tort against the State or a political subdivision as required by subsections 1 and 2 is not a condition precedent to bringing an action pursuant to NRS 41.031.

4.

The Attorney General shall, if authorized by regulations adopted by the State Board of Examiners pursuant to subsection 6, approve, settle or deny each claim that is:

(a)

Filed pursuant to subsection 1; and

(b)

Not required to be passed upon by the Legislature.

5.

If the Attorney General is not authorized to approve, settle or deny a claim filed pursuant to subsection 1, the Attorney General shall investigate the claim and submit a report of findings to the State Board of Examiners concerning that claim.

6.

The State Board of Examiners shall adopt regulations that specify:

(a)

The type of claim that the Attorney General is required to approve, settle or deny pursuant to subsection 4; and

(b)

The procedure to be used by the Attorney General to approve, settle or deny that claim.
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