Nevada Remedies; Special Actions and Proceedings

Sec. § 41.038
Insurance of officers, employees and immune contractors of State or local government against liability.


1.

The State and any local government may:

(a)

Insure itself against any liability arising under NRS 41.031.

(b)

Insure any of its officers, employees or immune contractors against tort liability resulting from an act or omission in the scope of the person’s employment.

(c)

Insure against the expense of defending a claim against itself or any of its officers, employees or immune contractors whether or not liability exists on such a claim.

2.

Any school district may insure any peace officer, requested to attend any school function, against tort liability resulting from an act or omission in the scope of the peace officer’s employment while attending such a function.

3.

As used in this section:

(a)

“Insure” means to purchase a policy of insurance or establish a self-insurance reserve or fund, or any combination thereof.

(b)

“Local government” means every political subdivision and every other governmental entity in this State.
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Feb. 5, 2021