Some Nevada Process Servers Exempt From Licensing Requirement Under New Bill

Posted by | March 28, 2017 | Legislation/Bills | No Comments

Nevada process serversWhile Nevada requires process servers to be licensed, AB128 would grant an exception to Nevada process servers in cases where the individual completing service isn’t compensated.

The italicized text below shows the proposed changes:

Section 1. NRS 648.063 is hereby amended to read as follows: 2 648.063 [An]

  1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, an unlicensed person who performs a single act for which a license is 5 required has engaged in the business for which the license is required and, unless exempt from licensing or performing an investigation pursuant to NRS 253.220, has violated NRS 648.060.
  2. A natural person who without compensation serves legal process must not be deemed to be engaged in the business of process server and the provisions of this chapter relating process servers, including, without limitation, the requirement to obtain a license to engage in the business of process server 3 pursuant to NRS 648.060, do not apply to such a person.

 For the full text of the bill go here.

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