System of assessing demerit points for wildlife convictions: Reduction of accumulated points
- suspension or revocation of licenses, permits or privileges.
1.If a person accumulates 9 or more demerit points, but less than 12, the Department shall notify the person of that fact by certified mail. If, after the Department mails the notice, the person presents proof to the Department that he or she has, after his or her most recent wildlife conviction, successfully completed a course of instruction in the responsibilities of hunters approved by the Department, the Department shall deduct 4 demerit points from the person’s record. A person may attend a course of instruction in the responsibilities of hunters only once in 60 months for the purpose of reducing his or her demerit points.
2.If a person accumulates 12 or more demerit points before completing a course of instruction pursuant to subsection 1, the Department shall suspend or revoke any license, permit or privilege issued to the person pursuant to this title.
3.Not later than 60 days after the Department determines that a person has accumulated 12 demerit points, the Department shall notify the person by certified mail that the person’s privileges will be suspended or revoked. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, the Department shall suspend or revoke those privileges 30 days after it mails the notice.
4.Any person who receives the notice required by subsection 3 may submit to the Department a written request for a hearing before the Commission not later than 30 days after the receipt of the notice. If a written request for a hearing is received by the Department:
(a)The suspension or revocation of the license, permit or privilege is stayed until a determination is made by the Commission after the hearing.
(b)The hearing must be held within 60 days after the request is received.
5.The periods of suspension or revocation imposed pursuant to this section must run concurrently. Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, no license, permit or privilege may be suspended or revoked pursuant to this section for more than 3 years. The license, permit or privilege of a person who is convicted pursuant to NRS 501.376 of:
(a)A gross misdemeanor may not be suspended or revoked for more than 5 years;
(b)Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (c), a felony may not be suspended or revoked for more than 10 years; or
(c)Two or more felonies, arising from separate events, must be permanently revoked.
6.If the Department suspends or revokes a license, permit or privilege pursuant to this section, the period of suspension or revocation begins 30 days after notification pursuant to subsection 3 or a determination is made by the Commission pursuant to subsection 4. After a person’s license, permit or privilege is suspended or revoked pursuant to this section, all demerit points accumulated by that person must be cancelled.
Section 501.1816 — System of assessing demerit points for wildlife convictions: Reduction of accumulated points; suspension or revocation of licenses, permits or privileges.,