Nevada Public Health and Safety
Civil penalties for certain violations.
In addition to any applicable criminal penalties, the Department may, after providing written notice and an opportunity for a fair and impartial hearing, impose a civil penalty, in an amount determined pursuant to the schedule adopted by the Director pursuant to this section, upon a person who violates a provision of NRS 459.7052 to 459.728, inclusive, or the regulations adopted pursuant thereto. The notice required by this section must include the amount of the penalty and a description of the violation.
The Director shall adopt a schedule of civil penalties for the purposes of this section based on a schedule of recommended fines adopted by a nonprofit organization comprised of representatives from private industry, state agencies, agencies of the Federal Government and other governmental agencies, which is dedicated to improving the safety of commercial vehicles.
The Department may bring an action to recover a civil penalty imposed pursuant to this section and shall deposit any money collected with the State Treasurer for credit to the State Highway Fund.