Nevada Animals

Sec. § 571.250
Penalties; use of money collected.


1.

Any person violating the provisions of NRS 571.120 to 571.240, inclusive, or failing, refusing or neglecting to perform or observe any conditions, orders, rules or regulations prescribed by the State Quarantine Officer in accordance with the provisions of NRS 571.120 to 571.240, inclusive, is guilty of a misdemeanor and, in addition to any criminal penalty, shall pay to the Department an administrative fine of not more than $1,000 per violation. If an administrative fine is imposed pursuant to this section, the costs of the proceeding, including investigative costs and attorney’s fees, may be recovered by the Department.

2.

Any money collected from the imposition of an administrative fine pursuant to subsection 1 must be accounted for separately and:

(a)

Fifty percent of the money must be used to fund a program selected by the Director that provides loans to persons who are engaged in agriculture and who are 21 years of age or younger; and

(b)

The remaining 50 percent must be deposited in the Account for the Control of Weeds established by NRS 555.035.
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