Nevada Trade Regulations and Practices

Sec. § 597.8194
Termination or suspension of contracts upon deployment or permanent change of station authorized; proof; effective date.


1.

A service member may, upon written notice to the service provider, terminate or suspend a contract for a service described in subsection 3 at any time after the date the service member receives military service orders:

(a)

For a permanent change of station; or

(b)

To deploy with a military unit, or as an individual in support of a military operation, for a period of not less than 30 days.

2.

If a service member receives military service orders for a permanent change of station, the spouse of the service member may, upon written notice to the service provider, terminate or suspend a contract for a service described in subsection 3 at any time after the date the service member receives the military service orders for a permanent change of station.

3.

The provisions of subsections 1 and 2 apply to a contract for any of the following services:

(a)

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 6, telecommunication service.

(b)

Internet service.

(c)

Membership in a health club.

(d)

Video service.

4.

The service member or the spouse of a service member must provide written proof to the service provider of the official military service orders showing that the service member has been relocated or deployed, as applicable:

(a)

At the time written notice is given pursuant to subsection 1 or 2; or

(b)

If precluded by military necessity or circumstances that make the provision of proof at that time unreasonable or impossible, within 90 days after the written notice is given.

5.

A termination or suspension of a contract for services under this section is effective on the date on which written notice is given by the service member or the spouse of a service member, as applicable, pursuant to subsection 1 or 2. The termination or suspension of service does not eliminate or alter any contractual obligation to pay for services rendered before the effective date of the written notice, unless otherwise provided by law.

6.

A service member may terminate a contract for cellular telephone service or telephone exchange service in accordance with the provisions of 50 U.S.C. § 3956.

7.

As used in this section:

(a)

“Health club” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 598.9415.

(b)

“Telecommunication service” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 711.135.

(c)

“Video service” means the provision of multichannel video programming generally considered comparable to video programming delivered by a television broadcast station, cable service or other digital television service, whether provided as part of a tier, on-demand or on a per channel basis, without regard to the technology used to deliver the video service.

(1)

The term includes, without limitation:
(I) Cable service; and
(II) Internet protocol technology or any successor technology.

(2)

The term does not include:
(I) Any video content provided solely as part of, and through, a service that enables users to access content, information, electronic mail or other services that are offered via the public Internet.
(II) Any wireless multichannel video programming provided by a commercial mobile service provider.
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Feb. 5, 2021