Notice of Public Hearing for the 
Adoption of Proposed New and Amended Regulations of the
Department of Motor Vehicles

The Department of Motor Vehicles will hold a public hearing at the following location on the date and time specified:

Thursday, December 20, 2007, 10 a.m.

Legislative Counsel Bureau, Room 2134
401 South Carson Street
Carson City, Nevada 89701

Video conferencing will be provided to the following locations:

Grant Sawyer Building, Suite 4400
555 East Washington Avenue
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

Great Basin College, High Tech Center, Room 121
1500 College Drive
Elko, Nevada 89801

The purpose of the hearing is to receive comments from all interested persons regarding the Amendment of regulations that pertain to chapters 366, 482, 484 and 706 of the Nevada Administrative Code.

Proposed Regulation of the Department of Motor Vehicles, LCB File No. R079-07

The following information is provided pursuant to the requirements of NRS 233B.0603:

  1. The need for and the purpose of the proposed regulation or amendment:
    This is a regulation relating to the Department of Motor Vehicles to amend Chapters 366, 482, 484 and 706 of Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) to comply with legislation (Assembly Bill 39) passed during the 2007 Legislative Session. These amendments to regulation on Special Mobile Equipment are needed to revise provisions governing the interpretation of the term “incidentally operated or moved upon a highway” for the purposes of various sections of the Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS). This regulation also revises requirements concerning the operation and movement of special mobile equipment upon a highway and qualifications of vehicles receiving the special mobile equipment designation.

  2. Either the terms or the substance of the regulations to be adopted, amended or repealed, or a description of the subjects and issues involved:
    The Department is required by statute to amend regulations relating to the administration and enforcement of vehicles designated as special mobile equipment and/or “incidentally operated or moved upon a highway” in the state of Nevada.

  3. The estimated economic effect of the regulation on the business which it is to regulate and on the public. These must be stated separately and in each case must include: (a) Both adverse and beneficial effects (None) and (b) Both immediate and long-term effects (None). There is no estimated economic effect.

  4. The estimated cost to the agency for enforcement of the proposed regulation:
    There is no cost to the agency in the enforcement of the proposed regulations.

  5. A description of and citation to any regulations of other state or local governmental agencies which the proposed regulation overlaps or duplicates and a statement explaining why the duplication or overlapping is necessary. If the proposed regulation overlaps or duplicates a federal regulation, the notice must include the name of the regulating federal agency:
    The proposed amendments to the regulations do not overlap that of any other state, local, or federal governmental agency.

  6. If the regulation is required pursuant to federal law, a citation and description of the federal law:
    These regulations are not required pursuant to federal law.

  7. If the regulation includes provisions which are more stringent than a federal regulation that regulates the same activity, a summary of such provisions:
    The proposed amendment does not include provisions which are more stringent than a federal regulation.

  8. Whether the proposed regulation establishes a new fee or increases an existing fee:
    The proposed amendment does not establish a new fee or increase an existing fee.

Persons wishing to comment upon the proposed action of the Department of Motor Vehicles may appear at the scheduled public hearing or may address their comments, data, views, or arguments, in written form to:

Sean McDonald Management Analyst
Department of Motor Vehicles
Research and Development Division
555 Wright Way, Carson City, NV 89711 
(775) 684-4773 

Written submission must be received by Department of Motor Vehicles on or before Monday, December 24, 2007. If no person who is directly affected by the proposed action appears to request time to make an oral presentation, the Department of Motor Vehicles may proceed immediately to act upon any written submissions.

A copy of this notice and the regulation to be (Adopted) (Amended) (Repealed) will be on file at the State Library, 100 Stewart Street, Carson City, Nevada, for inspection by members of the public during business hours. Additional copies of the notice and regulations to be (Adopted) (Amended) (Repealed) will be available at each of the Department of Motor Vehicles listed, and at the main public libraries listed, for inspection and copying by members of the public during business hours. This notice and the text of the proposed regulation are also available in the State of Nevada Register of Administrative Regulations, which is prepared and published monthly by the Legislative Counsel Bureau pursuant to NRS 233B.0653, and on the Internet at Copies of this notice and the proposed regulation will also be mailed to members of the public upon request. A reasonable fee may be charged for copies if it is deemed necessary.

Upon adoption of any regulation, the agency, if requested to do so by an interested person, either before adoption or within 30 days thereafter will issue a concise statement of the principal reasons for and against its adoption and incorporate therein its reason for overruling the consideration urged against its adoption.

This notice of hearing has been posted at the locations listed on the attached page.

Dated: November 16, 2007

Department of Motor Vehicles Branch Offices
Office of the Director
555 Wright Way
Carson City, NV 89711
1694 County Road
Minden, NV 89423
8250 West Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
305 Galletti Way
Reno NV 89512-3824
3920 East Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801
1399 American Pacific Dr.
Henderson, NV 89014  
178 Avenue F
Ely, NV 89301
2701 East Sahara
Las Vegas, NV 89104
973 W. Williams Street
Fallon, NV 89406
1085 Highway 95
Hawthorne, NV 89415
4110 Donovan Way
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
3030 South Needles Highway Suite 900
Laughlin, NV 89028
1137 S. Main St. # C-8
Tonopah, NV 89049
1780 E Basin Ave
Pahrump, NV 89060
3505 Construction Way
Winnemucca, NV 89445
330 N. Sandhill Rd. Ste. H
Mesquite, NV 89027
215 West Bridge Street 
Yerington, NV 89447
7170 N. Decatur Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89131
810 E. Greg St.
Sparks, NV 89431 


Goldfield Public Library
Fourth & Crook Street
Goldfield, NV 89013
Pershing County Library
1125 Central Avenue
Lovelock, NV 89419  
Lincoln County Library
93 Main Street
Pioche, NV 89043
Storey County Library
95 South R Street
Virginia City, NV 89440
Eureka Branch Library
10190 Monroe Street
Eureka, NV 89316
Mineral County Library
1125 Central Ave.
Hawthorne, NV 89419
Battle Mountain Branch
625 Broad Street
Battle Mountain, NV 89820
Nevada State Library
100 North Stewart St.
Carson City, NV 89701

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