2019 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 483 - Drivers’ Licenses; Driving Schools and Driving Instructors
NRS 483.461 - Mandatory suspension of license of person less than 21 years of age if test shows concentration of alcohol of 0.02 or more but less than 0.08 in blood or breath; cancellation of suspension and credit toward subsequent revocation or suspension. [Effective until the date of the repeal of the federal law requiring each state to make it unlawful for a person to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 percent or greater as a condition to receiving federal funding for the construction of highways in this State.]

Universal Citation: NV Rev Stat § 483.461 (2019)

1. If the result of a test given pursuant to NRS 484C.150 or 484C.160 shows that a person less than 21 years of age had a concentration of alcohol of 0.02 or more but less than 0.08 in his or her blood or breath at the time of the test, the person’s license, permit or privilege to drive must be suspended for a period of 90 days.

2. If a revocation or suspension of a person’s license, permit or privilege to drive for a violation of NRS 62E.640, 484C.110, 484C.120, 484C.130 or 484C.430 follows a suspension ordered pursuant to subsection 1, the Department shall:

(a) Cancel the suspension ordered pursuant to subsection 1; and

(b) Give the person credit toward the period of revocation or suspension ordered pursuant to NRS 62E.640, 484C.110, 484C.120, 484C.130 or 484C.430, whichever is applicable, for any period during which the person’s license, permit or privilege to drive was suspended pursuant to subsection 1.

3. This section does not preclude:

(a) The prosecution of a person for a violation of any other provision of law; or

(b) The suspension or revocation of a person’s license, permit or privilege to drive pursuant to any other provision of law.

(Added to NRS by 1997, 3044; A 1999, 2448; 2003, 1155, 2557; 2005, 133; 2009, 1864)

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