NRS 554.020
State Quarantine Officer’s power to proclaim and enforce quarantine

  • quarantine effective until vacation order.


The State Quarantine Officer may proclaim and enforce a quarantine against any state, territory or district, or any portion of any state, territory or district, relating to the importation into or transportation through this State of any agricultural commodity, burlap, container or other packing material that:


Is infected with, or which may have been exposed to infection with, any contagious or destructive disease, or infested with or exposed to infestation with a parasite, noxious weed, weed seed, propagating part of a plant, or vertebrate or invertebrate pest, or the eggs or larvae thereof; and


Is dangerous to:


The public health or quality of any water in this State; or


Any wildlife, beneficial use of land in or industry of this State.


A quarantine must not be issued pursuant to the provisions of NRS 554.020 to 554.080, inclusive, if the issuance of the quarantine will conflict with the provisions of the Constitution of the United States or any act of the Congress of the United States.


The quarantine remains effective until vacated by an order of the State Quarantine Officer.

Source: Section 554.020 — State Quarantine Officer’s power to proclaim and enforce quarantine; quarantine effective until vacation order., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-554.­html#NRS554Sec020.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

§ 554.020’s source at nv​.us