Nevada Revised Statutes Title 20. Counties and Townships: Formation, Government and Officers § 244.350. Sale of intoxicating liquors: Licensing and regulation by county liquor board; exceptions
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1. The board of county commissioners and, in a county whose population is less than 700,000, the sheriff of that county, constitute a liquor board. The liquor board may, without further compensation, grant or refuse liquor licenses, and revoke those licenses whenever there is, in the judgment of a majority of the board, sufficient reason for revocation. The board shall elect a chair from among its members.
2. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the liquor board in each of the several counties shall enact ordinances:
(a) Regulating the sale of intoxicating liquors in their respective counties.
(b) Fixing the hours of each day during which liquor may be sold or disposed of.
(c) Prescribing the conditions under which liquor may be sold or disposed of.
(d) Prohibiting the employment or service of minors in the sale or disposition of liquor.
(e) Prohibiting the sale or disposition of liquor in places where, in the judgment of the board, the sale or disposition may tend to create or constitute a public nuisance, or where by the sale or disposition of liquor a disorderly house or place is maintained.
3. In a county whose population is 700,000 or more, the liquor board shall refer any petition for a liquor license to the metropolitan police department. The department shall conduct an investigation relating to the petition and report its findings to the liquor board at the next regular meeting of the board.
4. All liquor dealers within any incorporated city are exempt from the effect of this section, and are to be regulated only by the government of that city.
5. The liquor board may deny or refuse to renew the license of a person who has willfully violated the provisions of NRS 369.630 more than three times in any 24-month period.
6. The liquor board shall not deny a license to a person solely because the person is not a citizen of the United States.
7. The Legislative Counsel Bureau is exempt from the provisions of this section with respect to the purchase and sale of souvenir wine pursuant to NRS 218F.430.
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