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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. 414.110(1)

Summary Title

Liability: Emergency Management Activities

Summary

An individual, who, in good faith, complies or attempts to comply with emergency rules or regulations, will not be held legally responsible. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.

Full Title

Immunity and exemption

Full Text

1. All functions under this chapter and all other activities relating to emergency management are hereby declared to be governmental functions. Neither the State nor any political subdivision thereof nor other agencies of the State or political subdivision thereof, nor except in cases of willful misconduct, gross negligence, or bad faith, any worker complying with or reasonably attempting to comply with this chapter, or any order or regulation adopted pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, or pursuant to any ordinance relating to any necessary emergency procedures or other precautionary measures enacted by any political subdivision of the State, is liable for the death of or injury to persons, or for damage to property, as a result of any such activity. The provisions of this section do not affect the right of any person to receive benefits to which he or she would otherwise be entitled under this chapter, or under the provisions of chapters 616A to 616D, inclusive, or chapter 617 of NRS, or under any pension law, nor the right of any such person to receive any benefits or compensation pursuant to any act of Congress.