Transfer of certificate of public convenience and necessity: Conditions
1.An operator of a tow car who is issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity may transfer it to another operator of a tow car qualified pursuant to the provisions of NRS 706.011 to 706.791, inclusive, but no such transfer is valid for any purpose until a joint application to make the transfer is made to the Authority by the transferor and the transferee, and the Authority has authorized the substitution of the transferee for the transferor. The application must include a complete set of fingerprints of each natural person who is identified by the Authority as a significant principal, partner, officer, manager, member, director or trustee of the transferee and written permission authorizing the Authority to forward the fingerprints to the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History for submission to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for its report. No transfer of stock of a corporate operator of a tow car subject to the jurisdiction of the Authority is valid without the prior approval of the Authority if the effect of the transfer would be to change the corporate control of the operator of a tow car or if a transfer of 15 percent or more of the common stock of the operator of a tow car is proposed.
2.The Authority shall approve an application filed with it pursuant to subsection 1 if it determines that the transferee:
(a)Complies with the provisions of NRS 706.011 to 706.791, inclusive, and the regulations adopted by the Authority pursuant to those provisions;
(b)Uses equipment that is in compliance with the regulations adopted by the Authority;
(c)Has provided evidence that the transferee has filed with the Authority a liability insurance policy, a certificate of insurance or a bond of a surety and bonding company or other surety required for every operator of a tow car pursuant to the provisions of NRS 706.291; and
(d)Has provided evidence that the transferee has filed with the Authority schedules and tariffs pursuant to NRS 706.321 which contain rates and charges and the terms and conditions that the operator of the tow car requires to perform towing services without the prior consent of the owner of the vehicle or the person authorized by the owner to operate the vehicle which do not exceed the rates and charges that the transferor was authorized to assess for the same services.
3.The Authority may hold a hearing concerning an application submitted pursuant to this section only if:
(a)Upon the expiration of the time fixed in the notice that an application for transfer of a certificate of public convenience and necessity is pending, a petition to intervene has been granted by the Authority; or
(b)The Authority finds that after reviewing the information provided by the applicant and inspecting the operations of the applicant, it cannot make a determination as to whether the applicant has complied with the requirements of subsection 2.
4.The Authority shall not hold a hearing on an application submitted pursuant to this section if the application is made to transfer the certificate of public convenience and necessity from a natural person or partners to a corporation whose controlling stockholders will be substantially the same person or partners.
5.The approval by the Authority of an application for transfer of a certificate of public convenience and necessity of an operator of a tow car is not valid after the expiration of the term for the transferred certificate.
Section 706.4464 — Transfer of certificate of public convenience and necessity: Conditions; application; hearing; approval.,