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Proposed Laws and Regulations

LCB File R095-19 ~ Revision to NAC Chapter 637B ~ Initiated 2019


  • Sec. 2.  NEW: Clarifies existing NRS language regarding the exemption from licensure by defining “practice within scope of credential” issued by the Department of Education;
  • Sec. 3.  NEW: Establishes parameters from NRS for issuing citations to cease and desist and assessing administrative fines for violation of law for practicing without a valid license or endorsement, as well as a waiver of an administrative fine for “good cause”;
  • Sec. 4.  NEW: Grants the Board authority to consider requiring applicants take and pass a Jurisprudence Examination as a condition for initial license or reinstatement of an expired license;
  • Sec. 5.  NEW: Establishes a 30-day waiting period between attempts for the hearing aid dispensing practical examination.
  • Sec. 6.  REVISED: Allows an individual who wishes to reinstate and Apprentice license credit for up to two (2) years of in-service training completed during the initial license period;
  • Sec. 7.  REVISED: Clarifies existing regulation language to require that a sponsor and an apprentice shall have the same employer.

Activities to Date

  • October 18, 2019 ~ Board Work Session
  • November 2019 ~ First draft by Legislative Counsel Bureau
  • December 11, 2019 ~ Considered by the Legislative Committee on Health Care
  • January 22, 2020 ~ Public Workshop
  • February 12, 2020 ~ Second draft by Legislative Counsel Bureau
  • April 22, 2020 ~ Public Hearing and Adoption by the Board
  • June 5, 2020 ~ Approved by the Legislative Commission


  • Adopted by the Board at its meeting April 22, 2020
  • Approved by the Legislative Commisson on June 5, 2020
  • Awaiting filing with Secretary of State
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