Nevada Public Health and Safety

Sec. § 449.160
Grounds for denial, suspension or revocation of license; revocation of license in connection with certain nuisance activity; log of complaints; information concerning complaint, investigation and disciplinary action to be provided to facility for the care of adults during the day; written report of complaints and disciplinary actions.


The Division may deny an application for a license or may suspend or revoke any license issued under the provisions of NRS 449.029 to 449.2428, inclusive, upon any of the following grounds:


Violation by the applicant or the licensee of any of the provisions of NRS 439B.410 or 449.029 to 449.245, inclusive, or of any other law of this State or of the standards, rules and regulations adopted thereunder.


Aiding, abetting or permitting the commission of any illegal act.


Conduct inimical to the public health, morals, welfare and safety of the people of the State of Nevada in the maintenance and operation of the premises for which a license is issued.


Conduct or practice detrimental to the health or safety of the occupants or employees of the facility.


Failure of the applicant to obtain written approval from the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services as required by NRS 439A.100 or as provided in any regulation adopted pursuant to NRS 449.001 to 449.430, inclusive, and 449.435 to 449.531, inclusive, and chapter 449A of NRS if such approval is required.


Failure to comply with the provisions of NRS 449.2486.


Violation of the provisions of NRS 458.112.


In addition to the provisions of subsection 1, the Division may revoke a license to operate a facility for the dependent if, with respect to that facility, the licensee that operates the facility, or an agent or employee of the licensee:


Is convicted of violating any of the provisions of NRS 202.470;


Is ordered to but fails to abate a nuisance pursuant to NRS 244.360, 244.3603 or 268.4124; or


Is ordered by the appropriate governmental agency to correct a violation of a building, safety or health code or regulation but fails to correct the violation.


The Division shall maintain a log of any complaints that it receives relating to activities for which the Division may revoke the license to operate a facility for the dependent pursuant to subsection 2. The Division shall provide to a facility for the care of adults during the day:


A summary of a complaint against the facility if the investigation of the complaint by the Division either substantiates the complaint or is inconclusive;


A report of any investigation conducted with respect to the complaint; and


A report of any disciplinary action taken against the facility.
Ê The facility shall make the information available to the public pursuant to NRS 449.2486.


On or before February 1 of each odd-numbered year, the Division shall submit to the Director of the Legislative Counsel Bureau a written report setting forth, for the previous biennium:


Any complaints included in the log maintained by the Division pursuant to subsection 3; and


Any disciplinary actions taken by the Division pursuant to subsection 2.

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