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West's Nevada Revised Statutes Annotated. Title 36. Military Affairs and Civil Emergencies (Chapters 412-416). Chapter 414. Emergency Management. General Provisions.

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Citation: N. R. S. 414.095 and 414.097

Citation: NV ST 414.095 and 414.097


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 01/2014

Summary:   In Nevada, an emergency management plan must address the needs of persons with pets or service animals during and after an emergency or disaster.


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414.095. Emergency management plan must address needs of persons with pets, service animals or service animals in training

414.097. Emergency management plans must include provision ensuring person is evacuated, transported and sheltered together with his or her service animal


414.095. Emergency management plan must address needs of persons with pets, service animals or service animals in training

1. An emergency management plan prepared by the Governor pursuant to NRS 414.060 or adopted by a political subdivision or a local organization for emergency management must, without limitation, address the needs of persons with pets, service animals or service animals in training during and after an emergency or disaster.

2. As used in this section:

(a) “Pet” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 574.615.

(b) “Service animal” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 426.097.

(c) “Service animal in training” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 426.099.

Credits
Added by Laws 2007, c. 105, § 1.

 

414.097. Emergency management plans must include provision ensuring person is evacuated, transported and sheltered together with his or her service animal

1. The state emergency management plan prepared pursuant to NRS 414.060 and each plan for emergency operations specified in paragraph (b) of subsection 4 of NRS 414.040 that is adopted by a state or local governmental agency must include provisions ensuring that, to the extent practicable, a person with a disability who uses a service animal is evacuated, transported and sheltered together with the service animal during a disaster or emergency.

2. As used in this section:

(a) “Disability” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 426.068.

(b) “Service animal” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 426.097.

CREDIT(S)

Added by Laws 2009, c. 199, § 2.

 



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