31 March 2020 – 90-day grace period for licenses and permits expiring during state of emergency

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Local Government, Private Sector and Businesses
Level of Jurisdiction: NV
Lead People/Agency: Governor Steve Sisolak

Overview: COVID-19 Declaration of Emergency Directive 009 extends the time limit for the commencement, filing, or service of process for any legal action, notice, motion, or other process or proceeding until 30 days from the experation of Nevada’s Declaration of Emergency. This extension applies to all the above listed actions whether they are implemented by statute, ordinance, order, rule or regulation. This directive also gives a 90-day grace period for licenses and permits issued by the State of Nevada, Boards, Commissions, Agencies or political subdivisions that expired during the length of Nevada’s Declaration of Emergency. This grace period starts either from the day of the original experation date or 90 days from the day Nevada’s Declaration of Emergency is terminated, whichever is later. Those whose annual business license renewal fee and are also subject to the provision of NRS 76.130, are allowed 60 days after the expiration of the Declaration of Emergency to pay without penalties or consequences.
Full details here: http://gov.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/govnewnvgov/Content/News/Emergency_Orders/2020/2020-03-31%20-%20Declaration%20of%20Emergency%20Directive%20009.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic
Evidence/Justification: “Certain governmental and quasi-governmental licenses and permits require periodic renewal and may expire during a time when governmental resources necessary for renewal are unavailable or less accessible to the public”