NRS 638.147
Authority of Board to take disciplinary or other action

  • private reprimands prohibited
  • orders imposing discipline deemed public records.


If the Board determines that any applicant for a license or any person licensed pursuant to this chapter has committed any of the acts which are grounds for disciplinary action, the Board may:


Refuse to issue a license.


Refuse to renew a license.


Revoke a license.


Suspend a license for a definite period or until further order of the Board.


Impose a fine in an amount not to exceed $10,000 for each act which constitutes a ground for disciplinary action.


Place a licensee on probation subject to any reasonable conditions imposed by the Board, including requiring courses in continuing education or a periodic or continuous review of the licensee’s practice.


Administer a public reprimand.


Limit the practice of the licensee to specified branches of veterinary medicine.


Require the licensee to take a competency examination or a mental or physical examination.


The Board shall not administer a private reprimand.


An order that imposes discipline and the findings of fact and conclusions of law supporting that order are public records.

Source: Section 638.147 — Authority of Board to take disciplinary or other action; private reprimands prohibited; orders imposing discipline deemed public records., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-638.­html#NRS638Sec147.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

§ 638.147’s source at nv​.us