Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 459.646
Limitations on liability of lenders and persons with security interest in property.


1.

A person who, without participating in the management of a parcel of real property, holds or is the beneficiary of evidence of title to the property primarily to protect a security interest in the property is not a responsible party with respect to a release of a hazardous substance on the property if:

(a)

The owner of the property is relieved from liability under NRS 459.610 to 459.658, inclusive, with respect to the release;

(b)

The owner or holder of evidence of title did not cause the release; and

(c)

The owner or holder of evidence of title does not participate actively in decisions concerning hazardous substances on the property.

2.

A lender to a prospective purchaser who has filed an application to participate in the program pursuant to NRS 459.634 or a lender who forecloses his or her security interest in property pursuant to NRS 40.430 to 40.450, inclusive, or 107.080 to 107.140, inclusive, and within a reasonable period after the foreclosure, not to exceed 2 years, sells, transfers or conveys the property to a prospective purchaser who has filed an application to participate in the program pursuant to NRS 459.634 is not a responsible party solely as a result of:

(a)

Foreclosing a security interest in the property; or

(b)

Making a loan to the prospective purchaser if the loan:

(1)

Is to be used for acquiring property or removing or remediating hazardous substances on property; and

(2)

Is secured by the property that is to be acquired or on which is located the hazardous substances that are to be removed or remediated.
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Oct. 15, 2019