Actions by district attorney: Prerequisites.
1.Before instituting any action pursuant to NRS 598.0985 to 598.0997, inclusive, the district attorney shall ascertain whether or not the action in question is subject to the regulatory authority of any state agency, board, official or other authority established by virtue of the Nevada Revised Statutes except the regulatory or administrative authority provided to the Commissioner, Director or Attorney General by NRS 598.0903 to 598.0999, inclusive.
2.If the action is subject to such regulatory authority or any regulation adopted or any statutes administered by any state regulatory agency, board, official or other authority as provided in subsection 1, the district attorney shall not institute any proceeding under NRS 598.0985 to 598.0997, inclusive, until the state agency, board, official or other state regulatory authority has had reasonable time to investigate or take any appropriate action with respect to the alleged facts.
3.For the purposes of this section, a reasonable time has elapsed if no final action or other disposition is made of any matter otherwise falling within the provisions of NRS 598.0903 to 598.0999, inclusive, within 30 days after the matter is referred to or brought to the attention of any state agency, board, official or other regulatory authority except the Commissioner, Director or Attorney General.
4.This section does not prohibit the district attorney of any county from filing an action pursuant to the provisions of NRS 598.0985 to 598.099, inclusive, if the referral of any matters subject to the provisions of NRS 598.0903 to 598.0999, inclusive, to any state agency, board, official or other regulatory authority would cause immediate harm to the public of this state or endanger the public health, safety or welfare, and such facts are shown by affidavit or by verified complaint.
Section 598.0983 — Actions by district attorney: Prerequisites.,