1.Except as otherwise provided in this section, the Division may issue a provisional license, effective for a period not exceeding 1 year, to a child care facility which:
(a)Is in operation at the time of adoption of standards and other regulations pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, if the Division determines that the facility requires a reasonable time under the particular circumstances, not to exceed 1 year from the date of the adoption, within which to comply with the standards and other regulations;
(b)Has failed to comply with the standards and other regulations, if the Division determines that the facility is in the process of making the necessary changes or has agreed to effect the changes within a reasonable time; or
(c)Is in the process of applying for a license, if the Division determines that the facility requires a reasonable time within which to comply with the standards and other regulations.
2.The provisions of subsection 1 do not require the issuance of a license or prevent the Division from refusing to renew or from revoking or suspending any license in any instance where the Division considers that action necessary for the health and safety of the occupants of any facility or the clients of any outdoor youth program.
3.A provisional license must not be issued pursuant to this section unless the Division has completed an investigation into the qualifications and background of the applicant and the employees of the applicant pursuant to NRS 432A.170 to ensure that the applicant and each employee of the applicant, or every resident of the child care facility who is 18 years of age or older, other than a resident who remains under the jurisdiction of a court pursuant to NRS 432B.594, or participant in any outdoor youth program who is 18 years of age or older, has not been convicted of a crime listed in subsection 2 of NRS 432A.170 and has not had a substantiated report of child abuse or neglect made against him or her.
Section 432A.160 — Provisional license.,