NRS 481.051
Powers and duties of Director: Generally

  • delegation.


The Director shall direct and supervise all administrative and technical activities of the Department.


The Director may organize the Department into various divisions, alter the organization and reassign responsibilities and duties as the Director deems appropriate.


The Director shall:


Formulate the policy of the Department and the various divisions thereof.


Coordinate the activities of the various divisions of the Department.


Adopt such regulations consistent with law as the Director deems necessary for the operation of the Department and the enforcement of all laws administered by the Department.


The Director may appoint vendors to serve as agents of the Department to sell temporary permits. The vendor shall collect the fees for the permits issued pursuant to chapter 706 of NRS and pay them to the Department. The vendor shall guarantee payment by giving a bond in an amount not less than $25,000, executed by the vendor as principal, and by a corporation qualified pursuant to the laws of this State as surety, payable to the State of Nevada. In lieu of a bond, the vendor may deposit with the State Treasurer a like amount of lawful money of the United States or any other form of security authorized by NRS 100.065. If security is provided in the form of a savings certificate, certificate of deposit or investment certificate, the certificate must state that the amount is not available for withdrawal except upon approval of the Director. Upon approval of the Governor, the Director may appoint inspectors of the Nevada Transportation Authority and personnel of the Nevada Highway Patrol Division of the Department of Public Safety to serve without remuneration as vendors for the purposes of this subsection.


The Director may enter into a contract with a supplier of self-service terminals or kiosks which authorizes the supplier to process through those self-service terminals or kiosks certain transactions pursuant to this chapter and chapters 482, 483 and 485 of NRS that have been designated by the Director and to charge and collect from customers a nonrefundable processing fee for each such transaction. The Director shall adopt regulations to carry out the provisions of this subsection.


The Director may enter into a contract with a vendor to provide for the issuance and tracking of temporary placards issued pursuant to NRS 482.423 to 482.4245, inclusive. Such a contract may authorize the vendor to charge and collect a fee for each temporary placard issued pursuant to NRS 482.423 to 482.4245, inclusive.


The Director may delegate to the officers and employees of the Department such authorities and responsibilities not otherwise delegated by law as the Director deems necessary for the efficient conduct of the business of the Department.

Source: Section 481.051 — Powers and duties of Director: Generally; delegation., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-481.­html#NRS481Sec051.

Administration of laws by Department
General functions of Department of Motor Vehicles and Department of Transportation respecting state highways.
Hearing conducted by Department: Manner of taking testimony
Office of Director of Department created.
Director of Department: Appointment
Appointment of personnel.
Division of Compliance Enforcement: Appointment and duties of investigators.
Powers and duties of Director: Generally
Powers and duties of Director: Adoption of definitions of certain terms by regulation.
Department to keep main office in Carson City
Offices of Department: Extended hours of operation.
Offices of Department: Duty of Department to ensure employee who is fluent in certain languages is available in certain offices.
Offices of Department: Maintenance of service windows or locations within certain offices dedicated to document preparation services
Technology fee: Nonrefundable
Acceptance of donations for programs for traffic safety.
Money collected to be deposited in Motor Vehicle Fund
Arrearage in tax, fee or assessment administered by Department: Department authorized to file certificate
Arrearage in tax, fee or assessment administered by Department: Release or subordination of lien
Money for administration of chapter
Administrative expenses deemed cost of administration of operation of motor vehicles on public highways.
Divisions of Department.
Duties of Administrative Services Division.
Section for Control of Emissions From Vehicles and Enforcement of Matters Related to Use of Special Fuel: Creation
Powers and duties of Director: Agreements for placement of advertisements in certain buildings.
Powers and duties of Director: References to names of persons in documents and records.
Powers and duties of Director: Expenditure of appropriations to assist certain entities to purchase and obtain evidence
Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

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