Nev. Admin. Code § 632.9205 - Hearing officer: Duties; authority

Current through March 28, 2022

1. The Board may appoint an attorney, who is licensed to practice law in this State, or a nurse, who is licensed by the Board, to serve as a hearing officer in a contested case. The hearing officer may, upon the request of the Board:
(a) Conduct hearings;
(b) Question witnesses;
(c) Make rulings on motions and objections; and
(d) Submit suggested findings of fact or conclusions of law to the Board at the conclusion of the case.

In any contested case in which a hearing officer is designated pursuant to the provisions of this section, the Board will make the final determination of all findings in the case.

2. If the hearing officer is an attorney licensed to practice law in this State, the hearing officer may, upon the request of the Board, provide such legal counsel to the Board as the Board may require during the hearing and deliberation on a complaint.
3. If the Board does not appoint a hearing officer pursuant to subsection 1, the Board will designate the Executive Director, a presiding officer or any other member of the Board to serve as the hearing officer.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 632.9205
Added to NAC by Bd. of Nursing, eff. 11-6-95

NRS 632.120. 632.355

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