[Rev. 11/21/2013 11:10:16 AM--2013]

CHAPTER 373 - COUNTY TAXES ON FUEL

NRS 373.010           Short title.

NRS 373.020           Definitions.

NRS 373.0205         “Acquisition” and “acquire” defined.

NRS 373.021           “Board” defined.

NRS 373.022           “City” defined.

NRS 373.023           “Commission” defined.

NRS 373.024           “Cost of the project” defined.

NRS 373.0245         “Department” defined.

NRS 373.027           “Improvement” and “improve” defined.

NRS 373.028           “Project” defined.

NRS 373.029           “Town” defined.

NRS 373.030           Imposition of tax in certain counties.

NRS 373.060           Effective date of tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.030.

NRS 373.065           Additional taxes in counties whose population is less than 700,000: Imposition; rates and annual increases; approval of voters; effective dates; annual review; distribution and use of proceeds.

NRS 373.066           Additional taxes in certain counties whose population is 100,000 or more but less than 700,000: Imposition; rates and annual increases; approval of voters; effective dates.

NRS 373.0663         Additional taxes in certain counties whose population is 700,000 or more: Imposition; rates and annual increases; approval by board of county commissioners; approval of certain increases by voters; effective dates. [Effective through September 30, 2013, and after that date unless the board of county commissioners does not adopt the ordinance authorized by this section on or before September 30, 2013.]

NRS 373.0665         Additional taxes in all counties: Impositions; rates and annual increases; money received credited to State Highway Fund. [Effective January 1, 2017, if a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by this section.]

NRS 373.0667         Additional taxes in certain counties: Imposition; rates and annual increases. [Effective January 1, 2017, for each county in which a majority of the registered voters in the county voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by this section.]

NRS 373.067           Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0663: Distribution and use of proceeds; temporary prohibition of penalties and interest; annual review. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.067           Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667: Distribution and use of proceeds; temporary prohibition of penalties and interest; annual review. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.067           Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066: Distribution and use of proceeds; temporary prohibition of penalties and interest; annual review. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.067           Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0667: Distribution and use of proceeds; temporary prohibition of penalties and interest; annual review. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by this section.]

NRS 373.068           Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0663: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless: (1) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; or (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.068           Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663, 373.0665 or 373.0667: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.068           Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0665: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in every county in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.068           Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.068           Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016 unless: (1) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; or (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.068           Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0665 or 373.0667: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.068           Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0665: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in every county in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.068           Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0667: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.070           Mandatory provisions of ordinance imposing tax; applicability of certain provisions relating to auditing. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.070           Mandatory provisions of ordinance imposing tax; applicability of certain provisions relating to auditing. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.070           Mandatory provisions of ordinance imposing tax; applicability of certain provisions relating to auditing. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.070           Mandatory provisions of ordinance imposing tax; applicability of certain provisions relating to auditing. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.075           Mandatory provision of amendatory ordinance.

NRS 373.080           Transmittal to counties of taxes collected by Department; reimbursement for costs. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.080           Transmittal to counties of taxes collected by Department; reimbursement for costs. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.080           Transmittal to counties of taxes collected by Department; reimbursement for costs. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.080           Transmittal to counties of taxes collected by Department; reimbursement for costs. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.083           Returns by persons using special fuels; reimbursements for taxes paid; duty of Department to establish system for auditing returns; fee for reimbursement request. [Effective through September 30, 2013, and effective after that date through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.083           Returns by persons using special fuels; reimbursements for taxes paid; duty of Department to establish system for auditing returns; fee for reimbursement request. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.083           Returns by persons using special fuels; reimbursements for taxes paid; duty of Department to establish system for auditing returns; fee for reimbursement request. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.087           Local Fuel Tax Indexing Fund: Creation; investment; expenditures; nonreversion. [Effective through September 30, 2013, and effective after that date through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.087           Local Fuel Tax Indexing Fund: Creation; investment; expenditures; nonreversion. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.087           Local Fuel Tax Indexing Fund: Creation; investment; expenditures; nonreversion. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.090           Place of sale of fuel.

NRS 373.100           Redistribution of taxes, penalties and interest by Department.

NRS 373.110           Distribution and use of net proceeds of taxes; regional street and highway fund. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.110           Distribution and use of net proceeds of taxes; regional street and highway fund. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.110           Distribution and use of net proceeds of taxes; regional street and highway fund. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016 unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.110           Distribution and use of net proceeds of taxes; regional street and highway fund. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.119           Use of certain collections from sale of fuel for boats; monthly reports by marinas. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.119           Use of certain collections from sale of fuel for boats; monthly reports by marinas. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.119           Use of certain collections from sale of fuel for boats; monthly reports by marinas. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.119           Use of certain collections from sale of fuel for boats; monthly reports by marinas. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.120           Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless: (1) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; or (2) a majority of the registered voters in every county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.120           Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.120           Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in every county in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.120           Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.120           Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless: (1) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; or (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.120           Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.120           Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in every county in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.120           Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.131           Payment of cost of project by issuance of revenue bonds and other securities and direct distribution from regional street and highway fund; interlocal agreement authorizing commission to issue securities. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.131           Payment of cost of project by issuance of revenue bonds and other securities and direct distribution from regional street and highway fund; interlocal agreement authorizing commission to issue securities. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.131           Payment of cost of project by issuance of revenue bonds and other securities and direct distribution from regional street and highway fund; interlocal agreement authorizing commission to issue securities. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.131           Payment of cost of project by issuance of revenue bonds and other securities and direct distribution from regional street and highway fund; interlocal agreement authorizing commission to issue securities. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.140           Evaluation and approval by commission of project for construction, surfacing or resurfacing of street or highway; written agreements regarding responsibilities for project. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.140           Evaluation and approval by commission of project for construction, surfacing or resurfacing of street or highway; written agreements regarding responsibilities for project. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.140           Evaluation and approval by commission of project for construction, surfacing or resurfacing of street or highway; written agreements regarding responsibilities for project. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.140           Evaluation and approval by commission of project for construction, surfacing or resurfacing of street or highway; written agreements regarding responsibilities for project. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.150           Distribution of revenue to cities and towns not included in regional plan for transportation; use of money for projects.

NRS 373.160           Pledges and liens to secure payment of revenue bonds or other securities. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.160           Pledges and liens to secure payment of revenue bonds or other securities. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.160           Pledges and liens to secure payment of revenue bonds or other securities. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.160           Pledges and liens to secure payment of revenue bonds or other securities. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

NRS 373.165           Pledge of continuing increases in taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0665. [Effective January 1, 2017, if a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665.]

NRS 373.190           Sale of revenue bonds.

NRS 373.200           Construction.

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      NRS 373.010  Short title.  This chapter is known and may be cited as the County Fuel Tax Law.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1265; A 2009, 3056)

      NRS 373.020  Definitions.  As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 373.0205 to 373.029, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1265; A 1966, 49; 1977, 459; 1979, 483, 1745; 1985, 282; 1987, 1722; 1989, 55; 1995, 1826; 1997, 2439, 2969; 1999, 623, 1021)

      NRS 373.0205  “Acquisition” and “acquire” defined.  “Acquisition” or “acquire” means the opening, laying out, establishment, purchase, construction, securing, installation, reconstruction, lease, gift, grant from the United States of America, any agency, instrumentality or corporation thereof, the State of Nevada, any body corporate and politic therein, any corporation, or any person, the endowment, bequest, devise, condemnation, transfer, assignment, option to purchase, other contract, or other acquirement, or any combination thereof, of any project, or an interest therein, authorized by this chapter.

      (Added to NRS by 1997, 2967)

      NRS 373.021  “Board” defined.  “Board” means the board of county commissioners.

      (Added to NRS by 1997, 2968)

      NRS 373.022  “City” defined.  “City” means an incorporated city.

      (Added to NRS by 1997, 2968)

      NRS 373.023  “Commission” defined.  “Commission” means a regional transportation commission created pursuant to NRS 277A.170.

      (Added to NRS by 1997, 2968; A 2009, 860)

      NRS 373.024  “Cost of the project” defined.  “Cost of the project,” or any phrase of similar import, means all or any part designated by the board or, in the case of a project financed with bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission, of the cost of any project, or interest therein, being acquired, which cost, at the option of the board or, in the case of a project financed with bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission, may include all or any part of the incidental costs pertaining to the project, including, without limitation, preliminary expenses advanced by the county or, in the case of a project financed with bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission, from money available for use therefor or any other source, or advanced by any city with the approval of the county from money available therefor or from any other source, or advanced by the State of Nevada or the Federal Government, or any corporation, agency or instrumentality thereof, with the approval of the county, or any combination thereof, in the making of surveys, preliminary plans, estimates of costs, other preliminaries, the costs of appraising, printing, estimates, advice, contracting for the services of engineers, architects, financial consultants, attorneys at law, clerical help, other agents or employees, the costs of making, publishing, posting, mailing and otherwise giving any notice in connection with the project, the taking of options, the issuance of bonds and other securities, contingencies, the capitalization with bond proceeds of any interest on the bonds for any period not exceeding 1 year and of any reserves for the payment of the principal of an interest on the bonds, the filing or recordation of instruments, the costs of medium-term obligations, construction loans and other temporary loans of not exceeding 10 years appertaining to the project and of the incidental expenses incurred in connection with such financing or loans, and all other expenses necessary or desirable and appertaining to any project, as estimated or otherwise ascertained by the board or, in the case of a project financed with bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission.

      (Added to NRS by 1997, 2968; A 2011, 3318)

      NRS 373.0245  “Department” defined.  “Department” means the Department of Motor Vehicles.

      (Added to NRS by 1999, 1021; A 2001, 2641)

      NRS 373.027  “Improvement” and “improve” defined.  “Improvement” or “improve” means the extension, widening, lengthening, betterment, alteration, reconstruction, surfacing, resurfacing or other major improvement, or any combination thereof, of any project, or an interest therein, authorized by this chapter. The term includes renovation, reconditioning, patching, general maintenance and other minor repairs.

      (Added to NRS by 1997, 2968)

      NRS 373.028  “Project” defined.  “Project” means:

      1.  In a county whose population is 100,000 or more, street and highway construction, including, without limitation, the acquisition and improvement of any street, avenue, boulevard, alley, highway or other public right-of-way used for any vehicular traffic, and including a sidewalk designed primarily for use by pedestrians, and also, including, without limitation, grades, regrades, gravel, oiling, surfacing, macadamizing, paving, crosswalks, sidewalks, pedestrian rights-of-way, driveway approaches, curb cuts, curbs, gutters, culverts, catch basins, drains, sewers, manholes, inlets, outlets, retaining walls, bridges, overpasses, tunnels, underpasses, approaches, sprinkling facilities, artificial lights and lighting equipment, parkways, grade separators, traffic separators, and traffic control equipment, and all appurtenances and incidentals, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, the acquisition and improvement of all types of property therefor.

      2.  In a county whose population is less than 100,000, street and highway construction, maintenance or repair, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, the acquisition, maintenance, repair and improvement of any street, avenue, boulevard, alley, highway or other public right-of-way used for any vehicular traffic, and including a sidewalk designed primarily for use by pedestrians, and also, including, without limitation, grades, regrades, gravel, oiling, surfacing, macadamizing, paving, crosswalks, sidewalks, pedestrian rights-of-way, driveway approaches, curb cuts, curbs, gutters, culverts, catch basins, drains, sewers, manholes, inlets, outlets, retaining walls, bridges, overpasses, tunnels, underpasses, approaches, sprinkling facilities, artificial lights and lighting equipment, parkways, grade separators, traffic separators, and traffic control equipment, and all appurtenances and incidentals, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, the acquisition, maintenance, repair and improvement of all types of property therefor.

      (Added to NRS by 1997, 2968; A 2001, 1986; 2007, 663)

      NRS 373.029  “Town” defined.  “Town” means an unincorporated town.

      (Added to NRS by 1997, 2969)

      NRS 373.030  Imposition of tax in certain counties.

      1.  In any county for all or part of which a streets and highways plan has been adopted as a part of the master plan by the county or regional planning commission pursuant to NRS 278.150, the board may by ordinance impose a tax on motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel and leaded racing fuel, sold in the county in an amount not to exceed 9 cents per gallon.

      2.  A tax imposed pursuant to this section is in addition to other motor vehicle fuel taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of chapter 365 of NRS.

      3.  As used in this section:

      (a) “Aviation fuel” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 365.015.

      (b) “Leaded racing fuel” means motor vehicle fuel that contains lead and is produced for motor vehicles that are designed and built for racing and not for operation on a public highway.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1265; A 1966, 50; 1979, 1022, 1746; 1981, 1715; 1989, 838, 1502; 1991, 39, 1904; 1997, 348; 2009, 860)

      NRS 373.060  Effective date of tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.030.  Any ordinance enacted pursuant to NRS 373.030 must provide that the county motor vehicle fuel tax will be imposed on the first day of the second calendar month following the enactment of the ordinance.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1266; A 1989, 1502; 2009, 860)

      NRS 373.065  Additional taxes in counties whose population is less than 700,000: Imposition; rates and annual increases; approval of voters; effective dates; annual review; distribution and use of proceeds.

      1.  Except as otherwise provided in this section and NRS 373.068, in a county whose population is less than 700,000:

      (a) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.180 by the lesser of 4.5 percent or the average percentage of increase in the Consumer Price Index for West Urban Consumers for the preceding 5 years; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in an amount equal to the sum of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.180 and the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the preceding fiscal year, multiplied by the lesser of 4.5 percent or the average percentage of increase in the Consumer Price Index for West Urban Consumers for the preceding 5 years.

      (b) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.190 by the lesser of 4.5 percent or the average percentage of increase in the Consumer Price Index for West Urban Consumers for the preceding 5 years; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in an amount equal to the sum of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.190 and the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the preceding fiscal year, multiplied by the lesser of 4.5 percent or the average percentage of increase in the Consumer Price Index for West Urban Consumers for the preceding 5 years.

      (c) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.192 by the lesser of 4.5 percent or the average percentage of increase in the Consumer Price Index for West Urban Consumers for the preceding 5 years; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in an amount equal to the sum of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.192 and the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the preceding fiscal year, multiplied by the lesser of 4.5 percent or the average percentage of increase in the Consumer Price Index for West Urban Consumers for the preceding 5 years.

      (d) If the board imposes a tax pursuant to NRS 373.030, the board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel and leaded racing fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.030 by the lesser of 4.5 percent or the average percentage of increase in the Consumer Price Index for West Urban Consumers for the preceding 5 years; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in an amount equal to the sum of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.030 and the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the preceding fiscal year, multiplied by the lesser of 4.5 percent or the average percentage of increase in the Consumer Price Index for West Urban Consumers for the preceding 5 years.

      2.  A board may not adopt any ordinance authorized by this section unless:

      (a) In a county for all or part of which a streets and highways plan has been adopted as a part of the master plan by the county or regional planning commission pursuant to NRS 278.150, the board first:

             (1) Imposes a tax pursuant to NRS 373.030 at the maximum rate authorized pursuant to that paragraph; or

             (2) Submits to the voters of the county at a general or special election the question of whether to impose a tax pursuant to NRS 373.030 at the maximum rate authorized pursuant to that paragraph; and

      (b) A question concerning the imposition of the tax pursuant to this section is first approved by a majority of the registered voters of the county voting upon the question which the board may submit to the voters at any general election. The Committee on Local Government Finance shall annually provide to each city clerk, county clerk and district attorney in this State forms for submitting a question to the registered voters of a county pursuant to this paragraph. Any question submitted to the registered voters of a county pursuant to this paragraph must be in the form most recently provided by the Committee on Local Government Finance.

      3.  An ordinance adopted pursuant to this section in a county whose population is less than 100,000:

      (a) Must be reapproved, in addition to the approval required by paragraph (b) of subsection 2, at least once every 8 years by a majority of the registered voters of the county voting on the question which the board may submit to the voters at any general election; and

      (b) Expires by limitation no later than the last day of the 8th calendar year following the calendar year in which the ordinance was:

             (1) Approved in accordance with paragraph (b) of subsection 2; or

             (2) Most recently reapproved in accordance with this subsection,

Ê whichever occurs later.

      4.  Any ordinance authorized by this section may be adopted in combination with any other ordinance authorized by this section. Each tax imposed pursuant to this section is in addition to any other motor vehicle fuel taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and chapter 365 of NRS. Upon adoption of an ordinance authorized by this section, no further action by the board is necessary to effectuate the annual increases before the ordinance expires by limitation or the authority to impose additional tax increases expires by limitation pursuant to NRS 373.068.

      5.  Any ordinance adopted pursuant to this section must:

      (a) Become effective on the first day of the first calendar quarter beginning not less than 90 days after the adoption of the ordinance; and

      (b) If the board has created a commission in the county, require the commission:

             (1) To review, at a public meeting conducted after the provision of public notice and before the effective date of each annual increase imposed by the ordinance:

                   (I) The amount of that increase and the accuracy of its calculation;

                   (II) The amounts of any annual increases imposed by the ordinance in previous years and the revenue collected pursuant to those increases;

                   (III) Any improvements to the regional system of transportation resulting from revenue collected pursuant to any annual increases imposed by the ordinance in previous years; and

                   (IV) Any other information relevant to the effect of the annual increases on the public; and

             (2) To submit to the board any information the commission receives suggesting that the annual increase should be adjusted.

      6.  Any ordinance adopted pursuant to:

      (a) Paragraph (a) of subsection 1 must:

             (1) Require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to that ordinance in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.180; and

             (2) Expire by limitation no later than the effective date of any increase or decrease in the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.180 which becomes effective after the adoption of that ordinance.

      (b) Paragraph (b) of subsection 1 must:

             (1) Require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to that ordinance in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.190; and

             (2) Expire by limitation no later than the effective date of any increase or decrease in the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.190 which becomes effective after the adoption of that ordinance.

      (c) Paragraph (c) of subsection 1 must:

             (1) Require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to that ordinance in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.192; and

             (2) Expire by limitation no later than the effective date of any increase or decrease in the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.192 which becomes effective after the adoption of that ordinance.

      (d) Paragraph (d) of subsection 1 must:

             (1) Require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to that ordinance in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.030; and

             (2) Expire by limitation no later than the effective date of any subsequent ordinance increasing or decreasing the amount of the tax imposed in that county pursuant to NRS 373.030.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 946; A 2005, 1717; 2009, 860, 3056; 2011, 1226)

      NRS 373.066  Additional taxes in certain counties whose population is 100,000 or more but less than 700,000: Imposition; rates and annual increases; approval of voters; effective dates.

      1.  Except as otherwise provided in this section, in a county whose population is 100,000 or more but less than 700,000 and in which a commission has been created and a tax is imposed pursuant to NRS 373.030:

      (a) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 4.2248 cents per gallon by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph, on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 4.2248 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph during the preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (b) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 2.0538 cents per gallon by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph, on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 2.0538 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph during the preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (c) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 1.1736 cents per gallon by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph, on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 1.1736 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph during the preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (d) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 10.5621 cents per gallon by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph, on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 10.5621 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph during the preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (e) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 18.455 cents per gallon by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph, on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 18.455 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph during the preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (f) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 18.4 cents per gallon by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph, on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 18.4 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph during the preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (g) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of an emulsion of water-phased hydrocarbon fuel sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 19 cents per gallon by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph, on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 19 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph during the preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (h) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of liquefied petroleum gas sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 22 cents per gallon by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph, on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 22 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph during the preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (i) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of compressed natural gas sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 21 cents per gallon by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph, on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 21 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph during the preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (j) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel sold in the county, other than any special fuel described in paragraph (g), (h) or (i), in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 27.75 cents per gallon by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph, on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 27.75 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph during the preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (k) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of liquefied petroleum gas sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 18.3 cents per gallon by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph, on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 18.3 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph during the preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (l) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of compressed natural gas sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 18.3 cents per gallon by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph, on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 18.3 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph during the preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (m) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel sold in the county, other than any special fuel described in paragraph (k) or (l), which is taxed by the Federal Government at a rate per gallon or gallon equivalent of 24.4 cents or more, in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 24.4 cents per gallon by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) An annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph, on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 24.4 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to this paragraph during the preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of 7.8 percent or the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      2.  A board may not adopt an ordinance authorized by this section unless a question concerning the imposition of the tax pursuant to this section is first approved by a majority of the registered voters of the county voting upon the question, which the board may submit to the voters at any general election. The Committee on Local Government Finance shall annually provide to each city clerk, county clerk and district attorney in this State forms for submitting a question to the registered voters of a county pursuant to this subsection. Any question submitted to the registered voters of a county pursuant to this subsection must be in the form most recently provided by the Committee on Local Government Finance.

      3.  Any ordinance authorized by this section may be adopted in combination with any other ordinance authorized by this section, and a single ordinance may be adopted pursuant to this section which imposes all or any combination of the taxes authorized by this section. Upon the adoption of an ordinance authorized by this section, no further action by the board is necessary to effectuate the annual increases in each tax imposed by the ordinance.

      4.  Any ordinance adopted pursuant to this section:

      (a) Must become effective on:

             (1) The first day of the first calendar quarter beginning not less than 90 days after the adoption of the ordinance; or

             (2) January 1, 2010,

Ê whichever occurs later; and

      (b) Is not affected by any changes in the population of the county which occur after the adoption of the ordinance.

      5.  For the purposes of this section:

      (a) “Adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index” means:

             (1) For the fiscal year in which an ordinance adopted pursuant to this section becomes effective, the percentage obtained by adding the average street and highway construction inflation index for that fiscal year to:

                   (I) If the average street and highway construction inflation index for the preceding fiscal year is greater than 7.8 percent, the remainder obtained by subtracting 7.8 percent from the average street and highway construction inflation index for the preceding fiscal year; or

                   (II) If the average street and highway construction inflation index for the preceding fiscal year is less than or equal to 7.8 percent, zero; and

             (2) For each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective, the percentage obtained by adding the average street and highway construction inflation index for that fiscal year to:

                   (I) If the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the preceding fiscal year is greater than 7.8 percent, the remainder obtained by subtracting 7.8 percent from the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the preceding fiscal year; or

                   (II) If the adjusted average street and highway construction inflation index for the preceding fiscal year is less than or equal to 7.8 percent, zero.

      (b) “Average street and highway construction inflation index” for a fiscal year means the average percentage increase in the street and highway construction inflation index for the 10 calendar years preceding the beginning of that fiscal year.

      (c) “Special fuel” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 366.060.

      (d) “Street and highway construction inflation index” means the Producer Price Index for Highway and Street Construction or, if that index ceases to be published by the United States Department of Labor, the published index that most closely measures inflation in the costs of street and highway construction, as determined by the commission.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 3049; A 2011, 1229)

      NRS 373.0663  Additional taxes in certain counties whose population is 700,000 or more: Imposition; rates and annual increases; approval by board of county commissioners; approval of certain increases by voters; effective dates. [Effective through September 30, 2013, and after that date unless the board of county commissioners does not adopt the ordinance authorized by this section on or before September 30, 2013.]

      1.  Except as otherwise provided in this section, in a county whose population is 700,000 or more and in which a commission has been created and a tax is imposed pursuant to NRS 373.030:

      (a) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 3.6 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 3.6 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (b) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 1.75 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 1.75 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (c) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 1 cent per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 1 cent per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (d) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 9 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 9 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (e) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 18.455 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 18.455 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (f) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 18.4 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 18.4 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (g) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of an emulsion of water-phased hydrocarbon fuel sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 19 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 19 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (h) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of liquefied petroleum gas sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 22 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 22 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (i) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of compressed natural gas sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 21 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 21 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (j) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel sold in the county, other than any special fuel described in paragraph (g), (h) or (i), in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 27.75 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 27.75 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (k) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of liquefied petroleum gas sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 18.3 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 18.3 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (l) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of compressed natural gas sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 18.3 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 18.3 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (m) The board may by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel sold in the county, other than any special fuel described in paragraph (k) or (l), which is taxed by the Federal Government at a rate per gallon or gallon equivalent of 24.4 cents or more, in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 24.4 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 24.4 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      2.  An ordinance authorized by this section must be approved by a two-thirds majority of the members of the board. If the board adopts an ordinance authorized by this section, the ordinance must impose all of the taxes authorized by this section. Upon the adoption of such an ordinance, and except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, no further action by the board is necessary to effectuate the annual increases in the taxes imposed by the ordinance.

      3.  If the board adopts an ordinance imposing the taxes authorized by this section, the ordinance:

      (a) Must be adopted before October 1, 2013;

      (b) Must become effective on January 1, 2014; and

      (c) Is not affected by any changes in the population of the county which occur after the adoption of the ordinance.

      4.  The applicable percentage specified by the board for the taxes imposed pursuant to this section must be the same percentage for each tax imposed pursuant to this section. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, the board may amend the applicable percentage by ordinance from time to time, but any such amendment must not become effective earlier than 90 days after the date of the adoption of the ordinance amending the applicable percentage. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4 of NRS 373.120, the applicable percentage must not be amended to reduce the applicable percentage at any time that bonds are outstanding which are secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to this section.

      5.  Upon the adoption of an ordinance authorized by this section:

      (a) For the period beginning on January 1, 2014, and ending on December 31, 2016, no further action by the board is necessary to effectuate the annual increases in the taxes imposed by the ordinance.

      (b) For the period beginning on January 1, 2017:

             (1) The board shall not impose any additional annual increases in the taxes authorized by paragraphs (e) and (g) to (j), inclusive, of subsection 1 and imposed by the ordinance after November 8, 2016, but any annual increases in the taxes authorized by paragraphs (e) and (g) to (j), inclusive, of subsection 1 and imposed by the ordinance on or before November 8, 2016, are not affected, amended, reduced or eliminated and must be continued for any period during which bonds are outstanding that are secured by the taxes authorized by paragraphs (e) and (g) to (j), inclusive, of subsection 1 and imposed by the ordinance.

             (2) The annual increases in the taxes authorized by paragraphs (a) to (d), inclusive, (f), (k), (l) and (m) of subsection 1 and imposed by the ordinance may not be effectuated unless a question is placed on the ballot at the general election on November 8, 2016, which asks the voters in the county whether to authorize the board to impose, for the period beginning on January 1, 2017, the increases authorized by paragraphs (a) to (d), inclusive, (f), (k), (l) and (m) of subsection 1 in the taxes imposed by the ordinance and the question is approved by a majority of the registered voters voting on the question. If the question is approved by a majority of such voters, no further action by the board is necessary to effectuate the annual increases in the taxes authorized by paragraphs (a) to (d), inclusive, (f), (k), (l) and (m) of subsection 1 and imposed by the ordinance. If the question is not approved by a majority of such voters, the board shall not impose any additional annual increases in the taxes authorized by paragraphs (a) to (d), inclusive, (f), (k), (l) and (m) of subsection 1 and imposed by the ordinance after November 8, 2016, but any annual increases in such taxes imposed by the ordinance on or before November 8, 2016, are not affected, amended, reduced or eliminated and must be continued for any period during which bonds are outstanding that are secured by such taxes imposed by the ordinance.

      6.  As used in this section:

      (a) “Adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index” means:

             (1) For the fiscal year in which an ordinance adopted pursuant to this section becomes effective, the percentage obtained by adding the average highway and street construction inflation index for that fiscal year to:

                   (I) If the average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year is greater than the applicable percentage, the remainder obtained by subtracting the applicable percentage from the average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year; or

                   (II) If the average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year is less than or equal to the applicable percentage, zero; and

             (2) For each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective, the percentage obtained by adding the average highway and street construction inflation index for that fiscal year to:

                   (I) If the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year is greater than the applicable percentage, the remainder obtained by subtracting the applicable percentage from the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year; or

                   (II) If the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year is less than or equal to the applicable percentage, zero.

      (b) “Applicable percentage” means the lesser of 7.8 percent or the percentage specified by the board in any ordinance imposing a tax pursuant to this section.

      (c) “Average highway and street construction inflation index” means for a fiscal year the average percentage increase in the highway and street construction inflation index for the 10 calendar years immediately preceding the beginning of that fiscal year.

      (d) “Highway and street construction inflation index” means:

             (1) The Producer Price Index for Highway and Street Construction until that index ceased to be published; and

             (2) The Producer Price Index for Other Nonresidential Construction thereafter or, if that index ceases to be published by the United States Department of Labor, the published index that most closely measures inflation in the costs of highway and street construction, as determined by the commission.

      (e) “Special fuel” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 366.060.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 3532)

      NRS 373.0665  Additional taxes in all counties: Impositions; rates and annual increases; money received credited to State Highway Fund. [Effective January 1, 2017, if a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by this section.]

      1.  In addition to any other tax imposed pursuant to chapter 365 or 366 of NRS:

      (a) There is hereby imposed:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in this State in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 18.455 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which this section becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 18.455 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (b) There is hereby imposed:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of an emulsion of water-phased hydrocarbon fuel sold in this State in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 19 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which this section becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 19 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (c) There is hereby imposed:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of liquefied petroleum gas sold in this State in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 22 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which this section becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 22 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (d) There is hereby imposed:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of compressed natural gas sold in this State in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 21 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which this section becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 21 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (e) There is hereby imposed:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel sold in this State, other than any special fuel described in paragraph (b), (c) or (d), in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 27.75 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which this section becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 27.75 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      2.  The applicable percentage for the taxes imposed pursuant to this section must be the same percentage for each tax imposed pursuant to this section. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, the Legislature may amend the applicable percentage from time to time, but any such amendment must not become effective earlier than 90 days after the date of the action by the Legislature amending the applicable percentage. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 373.165, the applicable percentage must not be amended to reduce the applicable percentage at any time that bonds are outstanding which are secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to this section.

      3.  For the period:

      (a) Beginning on January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, no further action by the Legislature is necessary to effectuate the annual increases in the taxes imposed by this section.

      (b) Beginning on January 1, 2027, the annual increases in the taxes imposed by this section must not be effectuated unless a question is placed on the ballot at the general election on November 3, 2026, which asks the voters in this State whether to authorize the Legislature to impose, for the period beginning on January 1, 2027, the increases authorized by this section in the taxes imposed by this section and the question is approved by a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question. If the question is approved by a majority of such voters, no further action by the Legislature is necessary to effectuate the annual increases in the taxes imposed by this section. If the question is not approved by a majority of such voters, the Legislature shall not impose any additional annual increases in the taxes imposed by this section after November 3, 2026, but any annual increases in the taxes imposed by this section in effect on or before November 3, 2026, are not affected, amended, reduced or eliminated and must be continued for any period during which bonds are outstanding that are secured by the taxes imposed by this section.

      4.  All money received from the taxes imposed pursuant to this section must be deposited with the State Treasurer to the credit of the State Highway Fund.

      5.  As used in this section:

      (a) “Adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index” means:

             (1) For the fiscal year in which this section becomes effective, the percentage obtained by adding the average highway and street construction inflation index for that fiscal year to:

                   (I) If the average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year is greater than the applicable percentage, the remainder obtained by subtracting the applicable percentage from the average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year; or

                   (II) If the average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year is less than or equal to the applicable percentage, zero; and

             (2) For each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which this section becomes effective, the percentage obtained by adding the average highway and street construction inflation index for that fiscal year to:

                   (I) If the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year is greater than the applicable percentage, the remainder obtained by subtracting the applicable percentage from the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year; or

                   (II) If the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year is less than or equal to the applicable percentage, zero.

      (b) “Applicable percentage” means the lesser of 7.8 percent or the percentage specified by the Legislature in any act amending the applicable percentage of a tax imposed pursuant to this section.

      (c) “Average highway and street construction inflation index” means for a fiscal year the average percentage increase in the highway and street construction inflation index for the 10 calendar years immediately preceding the beginning of that fiscal year.

      (d) “Highway and street construction inflation index” means:

             (1) The Producer Price Index for Highway and Street Construction until that index ceased to be published; and

             (2) The Producer Price Index for Other Nonresidential Construction thereafter or, if that index ceases to be published by the United States Department of Labor, the published index that most closely measures inflation in the costs of highway and street construction, as determined by the Legislature.

      (e) “Special fuel” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 366.060.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 3538, effective January 1, 2017, if a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by this section)

      NRS 373.0667  Additional taxes in certain counties: Imposition; rates and annual increases. [Effective January 1, 2017, for each county in which a majority of the registered voters in the county voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by this section.]

      1.  In addition to any other tax imposed pursuant to this chapter:

      (a) The board shall by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 3.6 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 3.6 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (b) The board shall by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 1.75 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 1.75 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (c) The board shall by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 1 cent per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 1 cent per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (d) The board shall by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 9 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 9 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (e) The board shall by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of motor vehicle fuel, except aviation fuel, sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 18.4 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 18.4 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (f) The board shall by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of liquefied petroleum gas sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 18.3 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 18.3 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (g) The board shall by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel that consists of compressed natural gas sold in the county in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 18.3 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 18.3 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      (h) The board shall by ordinance impose:

             (1) An excise tax on each gallon of special fuel sold in the county, other than any special fuel described in paragraph (f) or (g), which is taxed by the Federal Government at a rate per gallon or gallon equivalent of 24.4 cents or more, in an amount equal to the product obtained by multiplying 24.4 cents per gallon by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective; and

             (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, an annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1), on the first day of each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which that tax becomes effective, in the amount determined by adding 24.4 cents per gallon to the amount of the tax imposed pursuant to subparagraph (1) during the immediately preceding fiscal year, then multiplying that sum by the lesser of the applicable percentage or the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the fiscal year in which the increase becomes effective.

      2.  Upon the adoption of the ordinance required by subsection 1, and except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, no further action by the board is necessary to effectuate the annual increases in the taxes imposed by the ordinance.

      3.  The applicable percentage specified by the board for the taxes imposed pursuant to this section must be the same percentage for each tax imposed by the board pursuant to this section. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, the board may amend the applicable percentage by ordinance from time to time, but any such amendment must not become effective earlier than 90 days after the date of the adoption of the ordinance amending the applicable percentage. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4 of NRS 373.120, the applicable percentage must not be amended to reduce the applicable percentage at any time that bonds are outstanding which are secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to this section.

      4.  Upon the adoption of an ordinance authorized by this section:

      (a) For the period beginning on January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, no further action by the board is necessary to effectuate the annual increases in the taxes imposed by the ordinance.

      (b) For the period beginning on January 1, 2027, the annual increases in the taxes imposed by the ordinance may not be effectuated unless a question is placed on the ballot at the general election on November 3, 2026, which asks the voters in the county whether to authorize the board to impose, for the period beginning on January 1, 2027, the increases authorized by this section in the taxes imposed by the ordinance and the question is approved by a majority of the registered voters in the county voting on the question. If the question is approved by a majority of such voters, no further action by the board is necessary to effectuate the annual increases in the taxes imposed by the ordinance. If the question is not approved by a majority of such voters, the board shall not impose any additional annual increases in the taxes imposed by the ordinance after November 3, 2026, but any annual increases in the taxes imposed by the ordinance in effect on or before November 3, 2026, are not affected, amended, reduced or eliminated and must be continued for any period during which bonds are outstanding that are secured by the taxes imposed by the ordinance.

      5.  As used in this section:

      (a) “Adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index” means:

             (1) For the fiscal year in which an ordinance adopted pursuant to this section becomes effective, the percentage obtained by adding the average highway and street construction inflation index for that fiscal year to:

                   (I) If the average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year is greater than the applicable percentage, the remainder obtained by subtracting the applicable percentage from the average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year; or

                   (II) If the average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year is less than or equal to the applicable percentage, zero; and

             (2) For each fiscal year following the fiscal year in which the ordinance becomes effective, the percentage obtained by adding the average highway and street construction inflation index for that fiscal year to:

                   (I) If the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year is greater than the applicable percentage, the remainder obtained by subtracting the applicable percentage from the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year; or

                   (II) If the adjusted average highway and street construction inflation index for the immediately preceding fiscal year is less than or equal to the applicable percentage, zero.

      (b) “Applicable percentage” means the lesser of 7.8 percent or the percentage specified by the board in any ordinance imposing a tax pursuant to this section.

      (c) “Average highway and street construction inflation index” means for a fiscal year the average percentage increase in the highway and street construction inflation index for the 10 calendar years immediately preceding the beginning of that fiscal year.

      (d) “Highway and street construction inflation index” means:

             (1) The Producer Price Index for Highway and Street Construction until that index ceased to be published; and

             (2) The Producer Price Index for Other Nonresidential Construction thereafter or, if that index ceases to be published by the United States Department of Labor, the published index that most closely measures inflation in the costs of highway and street construction, as determined by the commission.

      (e) “Special fuel” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 366.060.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 3541, effective January 1, 2017, for each county in which a majority of the registered voters in the county voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by this section)

      NRS 373.067  Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0663: Distribution and use of proceeds; temporary prohibition of penalties and interest; annual review. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any ordinance that imposes a tax pursuant to:

      (a) The provisions of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 must require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.180.

      (b) The provisions of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 must require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.190.

      (c) The provisions of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 must require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.192.

      (d) Any of the provisions of paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 must, except as otherwise required by subsection 6 of NRS 373.140, require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.030.

      2.  Any ordinance adopted pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0663 must:

      (a) Include a provision prohibiting the imposition of any penalties and interest for the failure to make any payments of any tax imposed by the ordinance which become due within the initial 6 months after the ordinance becomes effective. This provision must apply only to taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0663, and must not apply to any tax imposed pursuant to any other ordinance.

      (b) Require the commission:

             (1) To review, at a public meeting conducted after the provision of public notice and before the effective date of each annual increase imposed by the ordinance:

                   (I) The amount of that increase and the accuracy of its calculation;

                   (II) The amounts of any annual increases imposed by the ordinance in previous years and the revenue collected pursuant to those increases;

                   (III) Any improvements to the regional system of transportation resulting from revenue collected pursuant to any annual increases imposed by the ordinance in previous years; and

                   (IV) Any other information relevant to the effect of the annual increases on the public; and

             (2) To submit to the board any information the commission receives suggesting that the annual increase should be adjusted.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 3054; A 2013, 3550)

      NRS 373.067  Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667: Distribution and use of proceeds; temporary prohibition of penalties and interest; annual review. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any ordinance that imposes a tax pursuant to:

      (a) The provisions of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 must require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.180.

      (b) The provisions of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 must require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.190.

      (c) The provisions of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 must require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.192.

      (d) Any of the provisions of paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 must, except as otherwise required by subsection 6 of NRS 373.140, require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.030.

      2.  Any ordinance adopted pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667 must:

      (a) Include a provision prohibiting the imposition of any penalties and interest for the failure to make any payments of any tax imposed by the ordinance which become due within the initial 6 months after the ordinance becomes effective. This provision must apply only to taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667 and must not apply to any tax imposed pursuant to any other ordinance.

      (b) Require the commission:

             (1) To review, at a public meeting conducted after the provision of public notice and before the effective date of each annual increase imposed by the ordinance:

                   (I) The amount of that increase and the accuracy of its calculation;

                   (II) The amounts of any annual increases imposed by the ordinance in previous years and the revenue collected pursuant to those increases;

                   (III) Any improvements to the regional system of transportation resulting from revenue collected pursuant to any annual increases imposed by the ordinance in previous years; and

                   (IV) Any other information relevant to the effect of the annual increases on the public; and

             (2) To submit to the board any information the commission receives suggesting that the annual increase should be adjusted.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 3054; A 2013, 3550, 3551, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.067  Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066: Distribution and use of proceeds; temporary prohibition of penalties and interest; annual review. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any ordinance that imposes a tax pursuant to:

      (a) The provisions of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 must require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.180.

      (b) The provisions of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 must require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.190.

      (c) The provisions of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 must require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.192.

      (d) Any of the provisions of paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 must, except as otherwise required by subsection 6 of NRS 373.140, require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.030.

      2.  Any ordinance adopted pursuant to NRS 373.066 must:

      (a) Include a provision prohibiting the imposition of any penalties and interest for the failure to make any payments of any tax imposed by the ordinance which become due within the initial 6 months after the ordinance becomes effective. This provision must apply only to taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 and must not apply to any tax imposed pursuant to any other ordinance.

      (b) Require the commission:

             (1) To review, at a public meeting conducted after the provision of public notice and before the effective date of each annual increase imposed by the ordinance:

                   (I) The amount of that increase and the accuracy of its calculation;

                   (II) The amounts of any annual increases imposed by the ordinance in previous years and the revenue collected pursuant to those increases;

                   (III) Any improvements to the regional system of transportation resulting from revenue collected pursuant to any annual increases imposed by the ordinance in previous years; and

                   (IV) Any other information relevant to the effect of the annual increases on the public; and

             (2) To submit to the board any information the commission receives suggesting that the annual increase should be adjusted.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 3054; A 2013, 3551, effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.067  Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0667: Distribution and use of proceeds; temporary prohibition of penalties and interest; annual review. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by this section.]

      1.  Any ordinance that imposes a tax pursuant to:

      (a) The provisions of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 must require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.180.

      (b) The provisions of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 must require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.190.

      (c) The provisions of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 must require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 365.192.

      (d) Any of the provisions of paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 must, except as otherwise required by subsection 6 of NRS 373.140, require the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of that tax in the same proportions and manner as the allocation, disbursement and use in the county of the proceeds of the tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.030.

      2.  Any ordinance adopted pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0667 must:

      (a) Include a provision prohibiting the imposition of any penalties and interest for the failure to make any payments of any tax imposed by the ordinance which become due within the initial 6 months after the ordinance becomes effective. This provision must apply only to taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0667, and must not apply to any tax imposed pursuant to any other ordinance.

      (b) Require the commission:

             (1) To review, at a public meeting conducted after the provision of public notice and before the effective date of each annual increase imposed by the ordinance:

                   (I) The amount of that increase and the accuracy of its calculation;

                   (II) The amounts of any annual increases imposed by the ordinance in previous years and the revenue collected pursuant to those increases;

                   (III) Any improvements to the regional system of transportation resulting from revenue collected pursuant to any annual increases imposed by the ordinance in previous years; and

                   (IV) Any other information relevant to the effect of the annual increases on the public; and

             (2) To submit to the board any information the commission receives suggesting that the annual increase should be adjusted.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 3054; A 2013, 3551, 3552, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by this section)

      NRS 373.068  Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0663: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless: (1) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; or (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any tax imposed pursuant to the provisions of:

      (a) Paragraphs (a) to (f), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (a) to (f), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 does not apply to any fuel described in NRS 365.220 or 365.230.

      (b) Paragraphs (g) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (g) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 does not apply to any sales or uses described in NRS 366.200, except to any sales or uses described in subsection 1 of that section of any special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to federal law or the law of this State, of a type which is lawfully sold in this State both:

             (1) As special fuel to which dye has been added pursuant to such law; and

             (2) As special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to such law.

      2.  Each tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0663 is in addition to any other motor vehicle fuel taxes and special fuel taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and chapters 365, 366 and 590 of NRS, except that on the effective date of an ordinance adopted pursuant to:

      (a) Paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (b) Paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (c) Paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (d) Paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 3055; A 2013, 3553)

      NRS 373.068  Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663, 373.0665 or 373.0667: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any tax imposed pursuant to the provisions of:

      (a) Paragraphs (a) to (f), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (a) to (f), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663, paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0665 or paragraphs (a) to (e), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 does not apply to any fuel described in NRS 365.220 or 365.230.

      (b) Paragraphs (g) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (g) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663, paragraphs (b) to (e), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0665 or paragraphs (f), (g) and (h) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 does not apply to any sales or uses described in NRS 366.200, except to any sales or uses described in subsection 1 of that section of any special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to federal law or the law of this State, of a type which is lawfully sold in this State both:

             (1) As special fuel to which dye has been added pursuant to such law; and

             (2) As special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to such law.

      2.  Each tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663, 373.0665 or 373.0667 is in addition to any other motor vehicle fuel taxes and special fuel taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and chapters 365, 366 and 590 of NRS, except that on the effective date of an ordinance adopted pursuant to:

      (a) Paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (b) Paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (c) Paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (d) Paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 3055; A 2013, 3553, 3554, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.068  Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0665: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in every county in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any tax imposed pursuant to the provisions of:

      (a) Paragraphs (a) to (f), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (a) to (f), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0665, does not apply to any fuel described in NRS 365.220 or 365.230.

      (b) Paragraphs (g) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (g) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraphs (b) to (e), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0665, does not apply to any sales or uses described in NRS 366.200, except to any sales or uses described in subsection 1 of that section of any special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to federal law or the law of this State, of a type which is lawfully sold in this State both:

             (1) As special fuel to which dye has been added pursuant to such law; and

             (2) As special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to such law.

      2.  Each tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0665 is in addition to any other motor vehicle fuel taxes and special fuel taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and chapters 365, 366 and 590 of NRS, except that on the effective date of an ordinance adopted pursuant to:

      (a) Paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (b) Paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (c) Paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (d) Paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 3055; A 2013, 3555, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in every county in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.068  Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any tax imposed pursuant to the provisions of:

      (a) Paragraphs (a) to (f), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (a) to (f), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraphs (a) to (e), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667, does not apply to any fuel described in NRS 365.220 or 365.230.

      (b) Paragraphs (g) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (g) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraphs (f), (g) and (h) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667, does not apply to any sales or uses described in NRS 366.200, except to any sales or uses described in subsection 1 of that section of any special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to federal law or the law of this State, of a type which is lawfully sold in this State both:

             (1) As special fuel to which dye has been added pursuant to such law; and

             (2) As special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to such law.

      2.  Each tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667 is in addition to any other motor vehicle fuel taxes and special fuel taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and chapters 365, 366 and 590 of NRS, except that on the effective date of an ordinance adopted pursuant to:

      (a) Paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (b) Paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (c) Paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (d) Paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 3055; A 2013, 3555, 3556, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.068  Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016 unless: (1) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; or (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any tax imposed pursuant to the provisions of:

      (a) Paragraphs (a) to (f), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 does not apply to any fuel described in NRS 365.220 or 365.230.

      (b) Paragraphs (g) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 does not apply to any sales or uses described in NRS 366.200, except to any sales or uses described in subsection 1 of that section of any special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to federal law or the law of this State, of a type which is lawfully sold in this State both:

             (1) As special fuel to which dye has been added pursuant to such law; and

             (2) As special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to such law.

      2.  Each tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 is in addition to any other motor vehicle fuel taxes and special fuel taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and chapters 365, 366 and 590 of NRS, except that on the effective date of an ordinance adopted pursuant to:

      (a) Paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (b) Paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (c) Paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (d) Paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 3055; A 2013, 3553, effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016 unless: (1) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; or (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.068  Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0665 or 373.0667: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any tax imposed pursuant to the provisions of:

      (a) Paragraphs (a) to (f), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0665 or paragraphs (a) to (e), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 does not apply to any fuel described in NRS 365.220 or 365.230.

      (b) Paragraphs (g) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (b) to (e), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0665 or paragraphs (f), (g) and (h) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 does not apply to any sales or uses described in NRS 366.200, except to any sales or uses described in subsection 1 of that section of any special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to federal law or the law of this State, of a type which is lawfully sold in this State both:

             (1) As special fuel to which dye has been added pursuant to such law; and

             (2) As special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to such law.

      2.  Each tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0665 or 373.0667 is in addition to any other motor vehicle fuel taxes and special fuel taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and chapters 365, 366 and 590 of NRS, except that on the effective date of an ordinance adopted pursuant to:

      (a) Paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (b) Paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (c) Paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (d) Paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 3055; A 2013, 3553, 3557, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.068  Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0665: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in every county in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any tax imposed pursuant to the provisions of:

      (a) Paragraphs (a) to (f), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0665 does not apply to any fuel described in NRS 365.220 or 365.230.

      (b) Paragraphs (g) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (b) to (e), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0665 does not apply to any sales or uses described in NRS 366.200, except to any sales or uses described in subsection 1 of that section of any special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to federal law or the law of this State, of a type which is lawfully sold in this State both:

             (1) As special fuel to which dye has been added pursuant to such law; and

             (2) As special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to such law.

      2.  Each tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0665 is in addition to any other motor vehicle fuel taxes and special fuel taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and chapters 365, 366 and 590 of NRS, except that on the effective date of an ordinance adopted pursuant to:

      (a) Paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (b) Paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (c) Paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (d) Paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 3055; A 2013, 3553, 3557, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in every county in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.068  Taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0667: Exemptions; effect on other fuel taxes. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any tax imposed pursuant to the provisions of:

      (a) Paragraphs (a) to (f), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (a) to (e), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 does not apply to any fuel described in NRS 365.220 or 365.230.

      (b) Paragraphs (g) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (f), (g) and (h) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 does not apply to any sales or uses described in NRS 366.200, except to any sales or uses described in subsection 1 of that section of any special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to federal law or the law of this State, of a type which is lawfully sold in this State both:

             (1) As special fuel to which dye has been added pursuant to such law; and

             (2) As special fuel to which dye has not been added pursuant to such law.

      2.  Each tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0667 is in addition to any other motor vehicle fuel taxes and special fuel taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and chapters 365, 366 and 590 of NRS, except that on the effective date of an ordinance adopted pursuant to:

      (a) Paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (b) Paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (c) Paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (d) Paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, any tax increase imposed in that county pursuant to subparagraph (2) of paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 on the first day of the current fiscal year, and the authority to impose any additional tax increases in that county pursuant to that subparagraph on the first day of each subsequent fiscal year, expire by limitation.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 3055; A 2013, 3553, 3558, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.070  Mandatory provisions of ordinance imposing tax; applicability of certain provisions relating to auditing. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any fuel tax ordinance enacted under this chapter must include provisions in substance as follows:

      (a) A provision imposing the additional excise tax and stating the amount of the tax per gallon of fuel.

      (b) If the ordinance imposes a tax on motor vehicle fuel:

             (1) Provisions identical to those contained in chapter 365 of NRS on the date of enactment of the ordinance, insofar as applicable, except that:

                   (I) The name of the county as taxing agency must be substituted for that of the State; and

                   (II) An additional supplier’s license is not required.

             (2) A provision that all amendments to chapter 365 of NRS subsequent to the date of enactment of the ordinance, not inconsistent with this chapter, automatically become a part of the motor vehicle fuel tax ordinance of the county.

      (c) If the ordinance imposes a tax on special fuel:

             (1) Provisions identical to those contained in chapter 366 of NRS on the date of enactment of the ordinance, insofar as applicable and not inconsistent with this chapter, except that:

                   (I) The name of the county as taxing agency must be substituted for that of the State;

                   (II) An additional special fuel supplier’s license is not required;

                   (III) The ordinance must not include any provisions identical to NRS 366.175 other than the provisions relating to auditing; and

                   (IV) The ordinance must include provisions which carry out the requirements of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.068 and which prohibit the refund of any tax paid on any taxable sales or uses described in that paragraph.

             (2) A provision that all amendments to chapter 366 of NRS subsequent to the date of enactment of the ordinance, not inconsistent with this chapter, automatically become a part of the special fuel tax ordinance of the county.

      (d) A provision that the county shall contract before the effective date of the county fuel tax ordinance with the Department to perform all functions incident to the administration or operation of the fuel tax ordinance of the county, including, if the ordinance is enacted pursuant to NRS 373.065, 373.066 or 373.0663, the calculation of each annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to the ordinance.

      2.  The provisions of this section do not subject any county fuel taxes imposed pursuant to this chapter to the provisions of NRS 366.175 or any agreement made pursuant thereto, except for those provisions of NRS 366.175 and any agreement made pursuant thereto which relate to auditing. The administration, collection and distribution of any county fuel taxes imposed pursuant to this chapter do not affect, and are not affected by, the administration, collection and distribution of any fuel taxes under any agreement made pursuant to NRS 366.175.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1266; A 1969, 1420; 1975, 1721; 1979, 1022; 1999, 1021; 2003, 949; 2009, 3059; 2013, 3559)

      NRS 373.070  Mandatory provisions of ordinance imposing tax; applicability of certain provisions relating to auditing. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any fuel tax ordinance enacted under this chapter must include provisions in substance as follows:

      (a) A provision imposing the additional excise tax and stating the amount of the tax per gallon of fuel.

      (b) If the ordinance imposes a tax on motor vehicle fuel:

             (1) Provisions identical to those contained in chapter 365 of NRS on the date of enactment of the ordinance, insofar as applicable, except that:

                   (I) The name of the county as taxing agency must be substituted for that of the State; and

                   (II) An additional supplier’s license is not required.

             (2) A provision that all amendments to chapter 365 of NRS subsequent to the date of enactment of the ordinance, not inconsistent with this chapter, automatically become a part of the motor vehicle fuel tax ordinance of the county.

      (c) If the ordinance imposes a tax on special fuel:

             (1) Provisions identical to those contained in chapter 366 of NRS on the date of enactment of the ordinance, insofar as applicable and not inconsistent with this chapter, except that:

                   (I) The name of the county as taxing agency must be substituted for that of the State;

                   (II) An additional special fuel supplier’s license is not required;

                   (III) The ordinance must not include any provisions identical to NRS 366.175 other than the provisions relating to auditing; and

                   (IV) The ordinance must include provisions which carry out the requirements of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.068 and which prohibit the refund of any tax paid on any taxable sales or uses described in that paragraph.

             (2) A provision that all amendments to chapter 366 of NRS subsequent to the date of enactment of the ordinance, not inconsistent with this chapter, automatically become a part of the special fuel tax ordinance of the county.

      (d) A provision that the county shall contract before the effective date of the county fuel tax ordinance with the Department to perform all functions incident to the administration or operation of the fuel tax ordinance of the county, including, if the ordinance is enacted pursuant to NRS 373.065, 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667, the calculation of each annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to the ordinance.

      2.  The provisions of this section do not subject any county fuel taxes imposed pursuant to this chapter to the provisions of NRS 366.175 or any agreement made pursuant thereto, except for those provisions of NRS 366.175 and any agreement made pursuant thereto which relate to auditing. The administration, collection and distribution of any county fuel taxes imposed pursuant to this chapter do not affect, and are not affected by, the administration, collection and distribution of any fuel taxes under any agreement made pursuant to NRS 366.175.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1266; A 1969, 1420; 1975, 1721; 1979, 1022; 1999, 1021; 2003, 949; 2009, 3059; 2013, 3559, 3560, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.070  Mandatory provisions of ordinance imposing tax; applicability of certain provisions relating to auditing. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any fuel tax ordinance enacted under this chapter must include provisions in substance as follows:

      (a) A provision imposing the additional excise tax and stating the amount of the tax per gallon of fuel.

      (b) If the ordinance imposes a tax on motor vehicle fuel:

             (1) Provisions identical to those contained in chapter 365 of NRS on the date of enactment of the ordinance, insofar as applicable, except that:

                   (I) The name of the county as taxing agency must be substituted for that of the State; and

                   (II) An additional supplier’s license is not required.

             (2) A provision that all amendments to chapter 365 of NRS subsequent to the date of enactment of the ordinance, not inconsistent with this chapter, automatically become a part of the motor vehicle fuel tax ordinance of the county.

      (c) If the ordinance imposes a tax on special fuel:

             (1) Provisions identical to those contained in chapter 366 of NRS on the date of enactment of the ordinance, insofar as applicable and not inconsistent with this chapter, except that:

                   (I) The name of the county as taxing agency must be substituted for that of the State;

                   (II) An additional special fuel supplier’s license is not required;

                   (III) The ordinance must not include any provisions identical to NRS 366.175 other than the provisions relating to auditing; and

                   (IV) The ordinance must include provisions which carry out the requirements of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.068 and which prohibit the refund of any tax paid on any taxable sales or uses described in that paragraph.

             (2) A provision that all amendments to chapter 366 of NRS subsequent to the date of enactment of the ordinance, not inconsistent with this chapter, automatically become a part of the special fuel tax ordinance of the county.

      (d) A provision that the county shall contract before the effective date of the county fuel tax ordinance with the Department to perform all functions incident to the administration or operation of the fuel tax ordinance of the county, including, if the ordinance is enacted pursuant to NRS 373.065 or 373.066, the calculation of each annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to the ordinance.

      2.  The provisions of this section do not subject any county fuel taxes imposed pursuant to this chapter to the provisions of NRS 366.175 or any agreement made pursuant thereto, except for those provisions of NRS 366.175 and any agreement made pursuant thereto which relate to auditing. The administration, collection and distribution of any county fuel taxes imposed pursuant to this chapter do not affect, and are not affected by, the administration, collection and distribution of any fuel taxes under any agreement made pursuant to NRS 366.175.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1266; A 1969, 1420; 1975, 1721; 1979, 1022; 1999, 1021; 2003, 949; 2009, 3059; A 2013, 3559, effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.070  Mandatory provisions of ordinance imposing tax; applicability of certain provisions relating to auditing. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Any fuel tax ordinance enacted under this chapter must include provisions in substance as follows:

      (a) A provision imposing the additional excise tax and stating the amount of the tax per gallon of fuel.

      (b) If the ordinance imposes a tax on motor vehicle fuel:

             (1) Provisions identical to those contained in chapter 365 of NRS on the date of enactment of the ordinance, insofar as applicable, except that:

                   (I) The name of the county as taxing agency must be substituted for that of the State; and

                   (II) An additional supplier’s license is not required.

             (2) A provision that all amendments to chapter 365 of NRS subsequent to the date of enactment of the ordinance, not inconsistent with this chapter, automatically become a part of the motor vehicle fuel tax ordinance of the county.

      (c) If the ordinance imposes a tax on special fuel:

             (1) Provisions identical to those contained in chapter 366 of NRS on the date of enactment of the ordinance, insofar as applicable and not inconsistent with this chapter, except that:

                   (I) The name of the county as taxing agency must be substituted for that of the State;

                   (II) An additional special fuel supplier’s license is not required;

                   (III) The ordinance must not include any provisions identical to NRS 366.175 other than the provisions relating to auditing; and

                   (IV) The ordinance must include provisions which carry out the requirements of paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.068 and which prohibit the refund of any tax paid on any taxable sales or uses described in that paragraph.

             (2) A provision that all amendments to chapter 366 of NRS subsequent to the date of enactment of the ordinance, not inconsistent with this chapter, automatically become a part of the special fuel tax ordinance of the county.

      (d) A provision that the county shall contract before the effective date of the county fuel tax ordinance with the Department to perform all functions incident to the administration or operation of the fuel tax ordinance of the county, including, if the ordinance is enacted pursuant to NRS 373.065, 373.066 or 373.0667, the calculation of each annual increase in the tax imposed pursuant to the ordinance.

      2.  The provisions of this section do not subject any county fuel taxes imposed pursuant to this chapter to the provisions of NRS 366.175 or any agreement made pursuant thereto, except for those provisions of NRS 366.175 and any agreement made pursuant thereto which relate to auditing. The administration, collection and distribution of any county fuel taxes imposed pursuant to this chapter do not affect, and are not affected by, the administration, collection and distribution of any fuel taxes under any agreement made pursuant to NRS 366.175.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1266; A 1969, 1420; 1975, 1721; 1979, 1022; 1999, 1021; 2003, 949; 2009, 3059; A 2013, 3551, 3552, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.075  Mandatory provision of amendatory ordinance.  Any ordinance amending a fuel tax ordinance enacted pursuant to this chapter must include a provision in substance that the county shall amend the contract made under paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.070 by a contract made between the county and the State acting by and through the Department before the effective date of such amendatory ordinance, unless the county determines with the written concurrence of the commission that no such amendment of the contract is necessary or desirable.

      (Added to NRS by 1969, 1420; A 1975, 1722; 2003, 949; 2009, 3060)

      NRS 373.080  Transmittal to counties of taxes collected by Department; reimbursement for costs. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]  All fuel taxes collected during any month by the Department pursuant to a contract with a county must be transmitted each month by the Department to the county and the Department shall, in accordance with the terms of the contract, charge the county for the Department’s services specified in this section and in NRS 373.070, except that in the case of a fuel tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.065, 373.066 or 373.0663, the charge must not exceed 1 percent of the tax collected by the Department.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1266; A 1971, 2088; 1975, 1722; 2005, 1155, 1720; 2009, 3060; 2013, 3562)

      NRS 373.080  Transmittal to counties of taxes collected by Department; reimbursement for costs. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]  All fuel taxes collected during any month by the Department pursuant to a contract with a county must be transmitted each month by the Department to the county and the Department shall, in accordance with the terms of the contract, charge the county for the Department’s services specified in this section and in NRS 373.070, except that in the case of a fuel tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.065, 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667, the charge must not exceed 1 percent of the tax collected by the Department.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1266; A 1971, 2088; 1975, 1722; 2005, 1155, 1720; 2009, 3060; A 2013, 3562, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.080  Transmittal to counties of taxes collected by Department; reimbursement for costs. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]  All fuel taxes collected during any month by the Department pursuant to a contract with a county must be transmitted each month by the Department to the county and the Department shall, in accordance with the terms of the contract, charge the county for the Department’s services specified in this section and in NRS 373.070, except that in the case of a fuel tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.065 or 373.066, the charge must not exceed 1 percent of the tax collected by the Department.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1266; A 1971, 2088; 1975, 1722; 2005, 1155, 1720; 2009, 3060; A 2013, 3562, effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.080  Transmittal to counties of taxes collected by Department; reimbursement for costs. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]  All fuel taxes collected during any month by the Department pursuant to a contract with a county must be transmitted each month by the Department to the county and the Department shall, in accordance with the terms of the contract, charge the county for the Department’s services specified in this section and in NRS 373.070, except that in the case of a fuel tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.065, 373.066 or 373.0667, the charge must not exceed 1 percent of the tax collected by the Department.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1266; A 1971, 2088; 1975, 1722; 2005, 1155, 1720; 2009, 3060; 2013, 3562, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.083  Returns by persons using special fuels; reimbursements for taxes paid; duty of Department to establish system for auditing returns; fee for reimbursement request. [Effective through September 30, 2013, and effective after that date through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  A person who uses special fuel in a motor vehicle operated or intended to operate interstate and who pays any tax imposed on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0663 shall file with the Department a return for the purpose of the Department determining whether any amounts are owed by or to the person pursuant to an agreement entered into pursuant to NRS 366.175 as a result of the imposition of any tax on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0663. The Department shall adopt regulations establishing a system to provide for the auditing of the records of a person who files such a return to determine whether the person is entitled to reimbursement of or owes any amounts pursuant to an agreement entered into pursuant to NRS 366.175 as a result of the imposition of any tax on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0663. The system established by the Department:

      (a) Must authorize a person who uses special fuel in motor vehicles operated or intended to operate interstate to file a request for reimbursement of any amounts owed to the person pursuant to an agreement entered into pursuant to NRS 366.175 as a result of the imposition of any tax on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0663;

     (b) Must provide that any reimbursement authorized by the Department be paid from only money received by a county pursuant to any tax imposed on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0663;

      (c) Must provide that the total amount of money which must be paid by any county in any fiscal year to reimburse any amounts owed to persons who use special fuel in motor vehicles operated or intended to operate interstate must not exceed 20 percent of the total amount of money collected by that county from any tax imposed on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0663; and

      (d) Must not apply to any tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 during the term of any bonds outstanding on the effective date of this section secured by those taxes or of any bonds that refund such bonds provided that the term of the refunding bonds is not longer than the term of the refunded bonds.

      2.  The Department shall charge and collect a fee in an amount not to exceed $100 for each request for reimbursement filed by a person pursuant to the system established by the Department pursuant to subsection 1. All money from the fees collected by the Department pursuant to this subsection must be deposited in the Local Fuel Tax Indexing Fund created by NRS 373.087.

      3.  The Department and a commission which has been created in a county whose population is 700,000 or more and in which a tax is imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 may enter into an intergovernmental agreement or contract pursuant to which:

      (a) The commission agrees to pay for the costs incurred by the Department to establish the system pursuant to subsection 1 and administer the system until the amount of money received by the Department from the fees collected by the Department pursuant to subsection 2 is sufficient to pay the costs incurred by the Department to administer the system; and

      (b) The Department agrees to reimburse the commission for any money paid by the commission pursuant to paragraph (a) from a portion of the money received by the Department from the fees collected by the Department pursuant to subsection 2.

      4.  As used in this section, “special fuel” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 366.060.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 3546)

      NRS 373.083  Returns by persons using special fuels; reimbursements for taxes paid; duty of Department to establish system for auditing returns; fee for reimbursement request. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  A person who uses special fuel in a motor vehicle operated or intended to operate interstate and who pays any tax imposed on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667 shall file with the Department a return for the purpose of the Department determining whether any amounts are owed by or to the person pursuant to an agreement entered into pursuant to NRS 366.175 as a result of the imposition of any tax on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667. The Department shall adopt regulations establishing a system to provide for the auditing of the records of a person who files such a return to determine whether the person is entitled to reimbursement of or owes any amounts pursuant to an agreement entered into pursuant to NRS 366.175 as a result of the imposition of any tax on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667. The system established by the Department:

      (a) Must authorize a person who uses special fuel in motor vehicles operated or intended to operate interstate to file a request for reimbursement of any amounts owed to the person pursuant to an agreement entered into pursuant to NRS 366.175 as a result of the imposition of any tax on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667;

      (b) Must provide that any reimbursement authorized by the Department be paid from only money received by a county pursuant to any tax imposed on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667;

      (c) Must provide that the total amount of money which must be paid by any county in any fiscal year to reimburse any amounts owed to persons who use special fuel in motor vehicles operated or intended to operate interstate must not exceed 20 percent of the total amount of money collected by that county from any tax imposed on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667; and

      (d) Must not apply to any tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 during the term of any bonds outstanding on January 1, 2017, secured by those taxes or of any bonds that refund such bonds provided that the term of the refunding bonds is not longer than the term of the refunded bonds.

      2.  The Department shall charge and collect a fee in an amount not to exceed $100 for each request for reimbursement filed by a person pursuant to the system established by the Department pursuant to subsection 1. All money from the fees collected by the Department pursuant to this subsection must be deposited in the Local Fuel Tax Indexing Fund created by NRS 373.087.

      3.  The Department and a commission which has been created in a county whose population is 700,000 or more and in which a tax is imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667 may enter into an intergovernmental agreement or contract pursuant to which:

      (a) The commission agrees to pay for the costs incurred by the Department to establish the system pursuant to subsection 1 and administer the system until the amount of money received by the Department from the fees collected by the Department pursuant to subsection 2 is sufficient to pay the costs incurred by the Department to administer the system; and

      (b) The Department agrees to reimburse the commission for any money paid by the commission pursuant to paragraph (a) from a portion of the money received by the Department from the fees collected by the Department pursuant to subsection 2.

      4.  As used in this section, “special fuel” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 366.060.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 3546; A 3547, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.083  Returns by persons using special fuels; reimbursements for taxes paid; duty of Department to establish system for auditing returns; fee for reimbursement request. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  A person who uses special fuel in a motor vehicle operated or intended to operate interstate and who pays any tax imposed on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0667 shall file with the Department a return for the purpose of the Department determining whether any amounts are owed by or to the person pursuant to an agreement entered into pursuant to NRS 366.175 as a result of the imposition of any tax on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0667. The Department shall adopt regulations establishing a system to provide for the auditing of the records of a person who files such a return to determine whether the person is entitled to reimbursement of or owes any amounts pursuant to an agreement entered into pursuant to NRS 366.175 as a result of the imposition of any tax on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0667. The system established by the Department:

      (a) Must authorize a person who uses special fuel in motor vehicles operated or intended to operate interstate to file a request for reimbursement of any amounts owed to the person pursuant to an agreement entered into pursuant to NRS 366.175 as a result of the imposition of any tax on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0667;

      (b) Must provide that any reimbursement authorized by the Department be paid from only money received by a county pursuant to any tax imposed on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0667;

      (c) Must provide that the total amount of money which must be paid by any county in any fiscal year to reimburse any amounts owed to persons who use special fuel in motor vehicles operated or intended to operate interstate must not exceed 20 percent of the total amount of money collected by that county from any tax imposed on special fuels pursuant to NRS 373.066 or 373.0667; and

      (d) Must not apply to any tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.066 during the term of any bonds outstanding on January 1, 2017, secured by those taxes or of any bonds that refund such bonds provided that the term of the refunding bonds is not longer than the term of the refunded bonds.

      2.  The Department shall charge and collect a fee in an amount not to exceed $100 for each request for reimbursement filed by a person pursuant to the system established by the Department pursuant to subsection 1. All money from the fees collected by the Department pursuant to this subsection must be deposited in the Local Fuel Tax Indexing Fund created by NRS 373.087.

      3.  The Department and a commission which has been created in a county whose population is 700,000 or more and in which a tax is imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 may enter into an intergovernmental agreement or contract pursuant to which:

      (a) The commission agrees to pay for the costs incurred by the Department to establish the system pursuant to subsection 1 and administer the system until the amount of money received by the Department from the fees collected by the Department pursuant to subsection 2 is sufficient to pay the costs incurred by the Department to administer the system; and

      (b) The Department agrees to reimburse the commission for any money paid by the commission pursuant to paragraph (a) from a portion of the money received by the Department from the fees collected by the Department pursuant to subsection 2.

      4.  As used in this section, “special fuel” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 366.060.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 3546; A 3547, 3549, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.087  Local Fuel Tax Indexing Fund: Creation; investment; expenditures; nonreversion. [Effective through September 30, 2013, and effective after that date through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  The Local Fuel Tax Indexing Fund is hereby created as an enterprise fund. The Department shall deposit in the Fund all fees collected by the Department pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 373.083. The Director of the Department shall administer the Fund.

      2.  Money in the Fund must be invested as the money in other state funds is invested. The interest and income earned on the money in the Fund, after deducting any applicable charges, must be credited to the Fund. Claims against the Fund must be paid as other claims against the State are paid.

      3.  Money deposited in the Fund must only be expended:

      (a) To administer the system established by the Department pursuant to NRS 373.083; and

      (b) To reimburse a commission for any amounts paid by the commission pursuant to an intergovernmental agreement or contract entered into pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 373.083.

      4.  The Director may maintain a reserve of not more than $500,000 in the Fund. The reserve must be accounted for separately in the Fund and must only be expended to administer the system established by the Department pursuant to NRS 373.083.

      5.  Any balance remaining in the Fund at the end of any fiscal year:

      (a) Does not revert to the State General Fund; and

      (b) Must be carried forward to the next fiscal year.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 3547)

      NRS 373.087  Local Fuel Tax Indexing Fund: Creation; investment; expenditures; nonreversion. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  The Local Fuel Tax Indexing Fund is hereby created as an enterprise fund. The Department shall deposit in the Fund all fees collected by the Department pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 373.083. The Director of the Department shall administer the Fund.

      2.  Money in the Fund must be invested as the money in other state funds is invested. The interest and income earned on the money in the Fund, after deducting any applicable charges, must be credited to the Fund. Claims against the Fund must be paid as other claims against the State are paid.

      3.  Money deposited in the Fund must only be expended:

      (a) To administer the system established by the Department pursuant to NRS 373.083; and

      (b) To reimburse a commission for any amounts paid by the commission pursuant to an intergovernmental agreement or contract entered into pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 373.083.

      4.  The Director may maintain a reserve of not more than $500,000 in the Fund. The reserve must be accounted for separately in the Fund and must only be expended to administer the system established by the Department pursuant to NRS 373.083.

      5.  Any balance remaining in the Fund at the end of any fiscal year:

      (a) Does not revert to the State General Fund; and

      (b) Must be carried forward to the next fiscal year.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 3547; A 3548, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.087  Local Fuel Tax Indexing Fund: Creation; investment; expenditures; nonreversion. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  The Local Fuel Tax Indexing Fund is hereby created as an enterprise fund. The Department shall deposit in the Fund all fees collected by the Department pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 373.083. The Director of the Department shall administer the Fund.

      2.  Money in the Fund must be invested as the money in other state funds is invested. The interest and income earned on the money in the Fund, after deducting any applicable charges, must be credited to the Fund. Claims against the Fund must be paid as other claims against the State are paid.

      3.  Money deposited in the Fund must only be expended:

      (a) To administer the system established by the Department pursuant to NRS 373.083; and

      (b) To reimburse a commission for any amounts paid by the commission pursuant to an intergovernmental agreement or contract entered into pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 373.083.

      4.  The Director may maintain a reserve of not more than $500,000 in the Fund. The reserve must be accounted for separately in the Fund and must only be expended to administer the system established by the Department pursuant to NRS 373.083.

      5.  Any balance remaining in the Fund at the end of any fiscal year:

      (a) Does not revert to the State General Fund; and

      (b) Must be carried forward to the next fiscal year.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 3547; A 3548, 3550, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.090  Place of sale of fuel.  For the purpose of each tax imposed by an ordinance enacted pursuant to this chapter, fuel is sold at the place where it is delivered into a vehicle not belonging to the seller or into a stationary tank on the premises of the buyer.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1266; A 1999, 1021; 2003, 949, 2919; 2009, 3060)

      NRS 373.100  Redistribution of taxes, penalties and interest by Department.  The Department may redistribute any tax, penalty and interest distributed to a county other than the county entitled thereto, but no such redistribution may be made as to amounts originally distributed more than 6 months prior to the date on which the Department obtains knowledge of the improper distribution.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1266; A 1975, 1722)

      NRS 373.110  Distribution and use of net proceeds of taxes; regional street and highway fund. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]  All the net proceeds of any county fuel tax:

      1.  Imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 which are received by the county pursuant to NRS 373.080 must, except as otherwise provided in NRS 373.119, be deposited by the county treasurer in a fund to be known as the regional street and highway fund in the county treasury, and disbursed only in accordance with the provisions of this chapter and chapter 277A of NRS. After July 1, 1975, the regional street and highway fund must be accounted for as a separate fund and not as a part of any other fund.

      2.  Imposed pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 which are received by the county pursuant to NRS 373.080 must be allocated, disbursed and used as provided in the ordinance imposing the tax.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1975, 221; 1985, 647; 2003, 949; 2009, 863, 3060; 2013, 3562)

      NRS 373.110  Distribution and use of net proceeds of taxes; regional street and highway fund. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]  All the net proceeds of any county fuel tax:

      1.  Imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 which are received by the county pursuant to NRS 373.080 must, except as otherwise provided in NRS 373.119, be deposited by the county treasurer in a fund to be known as the regional street and highway fund in the county treasury, and disbursed only in accordance with the provisions of this chapter and chapter 277A of NRS. After July 1, 1975, the regional street and highway fund must be accounted for as a separate fund and not as a part of any other fund.

      2.  Imposed pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 which are received by the county pursuant to NRS 373.080 must be allocated, disbursed and used as provided in the ordinance imposing the tax.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1975, 221; 1985, 647; 2003, 949; 2009, 863, 3060; 2013, 3562, 3563, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.110  Distribution and use of net proceeds of taxes; regional street and highway fund. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016 unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]  All the net proceeds of any county fuel tax:

      1.  Imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 or paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 which are received by the county pursuant to NRS 373.080 must, except as otherwise provided in NRS 373.119, be deposited by the county treasurer in a fund to be known as the regional street and highway fund in the county treasury, and disbursed only in accordance with the provisions of this chapter and chapter 277A of NRS. After July 1, 1975, the regional street and highway fund must be accounted for as a separate fund and not as a part of any other fund.

      2.  Imposed pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 or paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 which are received by the county pursuant to NRS 373.080 must be allocated, disbursed and used as provided in the ordinance imposing the tax.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1975, 221; 1985, 647; 2003, 949; 2009, 863, 3060; 2013, 3563, effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016 unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.110  Distribution and use of net proceeds of taxes; regional street and highway fund. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]  All the net proceeds of any county fuel tax:

      1.  Imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 which are received by the county pursuant to NRS 373.080 must, except as otherwise provided in NRS 373.119, be deposited by the county treasurer in a fund to be known as the regional street and highway fund in the county treasury, and disbursed only in accordance with the provisions of this chapter and chapter 277A of NRS. After July 1, 1975, the regional street and highway fund must be accounted for as a separate fund and not as a part of any other fund.

      2.  Imposed pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 which are received by the county pursuant to NRS 373.080 must be allocated, disbursed and used as provided in the ordinance imposing the tax.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1975, 221; 1985, 647; 2003, 949; 2009, 863, 3060; 2013, 3562, 3563, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.119  Use of certain collections from sale of fuel for boats; monthly reports by marinas. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Except to the extent pledged before July 1, 1985, the board may use that portion of the revenue collected pursuant to the provisions of this chapter from any taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663, that represents collections from the sale of fuel for use in boats at marinas in the county to make capital improvements or to conduct programs to encourage safety in boating. If the county does not control a body of water, where an improvement or program is appropriate, the board may contract with an appropriate person or governmental organization for the improvement or program.

      2.  Each marina shall report monthly to the Department the number of gallons of motor vehicle fuel sold for use in boats. The report must be made on or before the 25th day of each month for sales during the preceding month.

      (Added to NRS by 1985, 646; A 2003, 950; 2009, 863, 3060; 2013, 3563)

      NRS 373.119  Use of certain collections from sale of fuel for boats; monthly reports by marinas. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Except to the extent pledged before July 1, 1985, the board may use that portion of the revenue collected pursuant to the provisions of this chapter from any taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 that represents collections from the sale of fuel for use in boats at marinas in the county to make capital improvements or to conduct programs to encourage safety in boating. If the county does not control a body of water, where an improvement or program is appropriate, the board may contract with an appropriate person or governmental organization for the improvement or program.

      2.  Each marina shall report monthly to the Department the number of gallons of motor vehicle fuel sold for use in boats. The report must be made on or before the 25th day of each month for sales during the preceding month.

      (Added to NRS by 1985, 646; A 2003, 950; 2009, 863, 3060; 2013, 3563, 3564, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.119  Use of certain collections from sale of fuel for boats; monthly reports by marinas. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Except to the extent pledged before July 1, 1985, the board may use that portion of the revenue collected pursuant to the provisions of this chapter from any taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 or paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 that represents collections from the sale of fuel for use in boats at marinas in the county to make capital improvements or to conduct programs to encourage safety in boating. If the county does not control a body of water, where an improvement or program is appropriate, the board may contract with an appropriate person or governmental organization for the improvement or program.

      2.  Each marina shall report monthly to the Department the number of gallons of motor vehicle fuel sold for use in boats. The report must be made on or before the 25th day of each month for sales during the preceding month.

      (Added to NRS by 1985, 646; A 2003, 950; 2009, 863, 3060; 2013, 3563, effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.119  Use of certain collections from sale of fuel for boats; monthly reports by marinas. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Except to the extent pledged before July 1, 1985, the board may use that portion of the revenue collected pursuant to the provisions of this chapter from any taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 that represents collections from the sale of fuel for use in boats at marinas in the county to make capital improvements or to conduct programs to encourage safety in boating. If the county does not control a body of water, where an improvement or program is appropriate, the board may contract with an appropriate person or governmental organization for the improvement or program.

      2.  Each marina shall report monthly to the Department the number of gallons of motor vehicle fuel sold for use in boats. The report must be made on or before the 25th day of each month for sales during the preceding month.

      (Added to NRS by 1985, 646; A 2003, 950; 2009, 863, 3060; 2013, 3563, 3564, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.120  Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless: (1) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; or (2) a majority of the registered voters in every county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  No county fuel tax ordinance may be repealed or amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which revenues from such ordinance have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such revenues pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the board, with the approval of the governing body of each participating city, may at any time dissolve the commission and provide that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      2.  The faith of the State of Nevada is hereby pledged that this chapter, NRS 365.180 to 365.200, inclusive, and 365.562, and any law supplemental thereto, including without limitation, provisions for the distribution to any county designated in NRS 373.030, 373.065, 373.066 or 373.0663, of the proceeds of the fuel taxes collected thereunder will not be repealed, amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which any such tax proceeds have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such tax proceeds pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the State of Nevada may at any time provide by act that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      3.  Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, any continuing increases in any taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 must not be pledged beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 are issued or incurred, but the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 that are in effect on that June 30 must continue to be pledged to those bonds or other obligations until they are paid in full.

      4.  At any time after bonds are issued or other obligations incurred with a pledge of the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663, the board may, except as otherwise provided in subsection 5 of NRS 373.0663, by ordinance:

      (a) Continue the pledge of the increase in taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 are issued or incurred, but not beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after the adoption of the ordinance pursuant to this paragraph. The process set forth in this paragraph may be repeated until all bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 have been paid in full.

      (b) Amend the ordinance imposing the tax to specify a different applicable percentage, including an applicable percentage of zero, but:

             (1) The applicable percentage must not exceed 7.8 percent;

             (2) The applicable percentage must not be reduced with respect to any fiscal year preceding the fiscal year following the effective date of an ordinance adopted pursuant to this subsection; and

             (3) The effective date of any ordinance reducing the applicable percentage must not be sooner than the later of:

                   (I) June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 are issued or incurred; or

                   (II) June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after the date of adoption of any ordinance pursuant to paragraph (a).

      5.  As used in this section, “applicable percentage” has the meaning ascribed to it in paragraph (b) of subsection 6 of NRS 373.0663.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1966, 51; 2009, 864, 3061; 2013, 3564)

      NRS 373.120  Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  No county fuel tax ordinance may be repealed or amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which revenues from such ordinance have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such revenues pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the board, with the approval of the governing body of each participating city, may at any time dissolve the commission and provide that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      2.  The faith of the State of Nevada is hereby pledged that this chapter, NRS 365.180 to 365.200, inclusive, and 365.562, and any law supplemental thereto, including without limitation, provisions for the distribution to any county designated in NRS 373.030, 373.065, 373.066, 373.0663, 373.0665 or 373.0667, of the proceeds of the fuel taxes collected thereunder will not be repealed, amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which any such tax proceeds have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such tax proceeds pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the State of Nevada may at any time provide by act that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      3.  Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, any continuing increases in any taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667 must not be pledged beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667, as applicable, are issued or incurred, but the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667 that are in effect on that June 30 must continue to be pledged to those bonds or other obligations until they are paid in full.

      4.  At any time after bonds are issued or other obligations incurred with a pledge of the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667, the board may, except as otherwise provided in subsection 5 of NRS 373.0663 or subsection 4 of NRS 373.0667, as applicable, by ordinance:

      (a) Continue the pledge of the increase in taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667, as applicable, beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667, as applicable, are issued or incurred, but not beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after the adoption of the ordinance pursuant to this paragraph. The process set forth in this paragraph may be repeated until all bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667, as applicable, have been paid in full.

      (b) Amend the ordinance imposing the tax to specify a different applicable percentage, including an applicable percentage of zero, but:

             (1) The applicable percentage must not exceed 7.8 percent;

             (2) The applicable percentage must not be reduced with respect to any fiscal year preceding the fiscal year following the effective date of an ordinance adopted pursuant to this subsection; and

             (3) The effective date of any ordinance reducing the applicable percentage must not be sooner than the later of:

                   (I) June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667, as applicable, are issued or incurred; or

                   (II) June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after the date of adoption of any ordinance pursuant to paragraph (a).

      5.  As used in this section, “applicable percentage”:

      (a) With regard to any tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663, has the meaning ascribed to it in paragraph (b) of subsection 6 of NRS 373.0663.

      (b) With regard to any tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667, has the meaning ascribed to it in paragraph (b) of subsection 5 of NRS 373.0667.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1966, 51; 2009, 864, 3061; 2013, 3564, 3565, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.120  Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in every county in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  No county fuel tax ordinance may be repealed or amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which revenues from such ordinance have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such revenues pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the board, with the approval of the governing body of each participating city, may at any time dissolve the commission and provide that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      2.  The faith of the State of Nevada is hereby pledged that this chapter, NRS 365.180 to 365.200, inclusive, and 365.562, and any law supplemental thereto, including without limitation, provisions for the distribution to any county designated in NRS 373.030, 373.065, 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0665, of the proceeds of the fuel taxes collected thereunder will not be repealed, amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which any such tax proceeds have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such tax proceeds pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the State of Nevada may at any time provide by act that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      3.  Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, any continuing increases in any taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667 must not be pledged beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 are issued or incurred, but the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 that are in effect on that June 30 must continue to be pledged to those bonds or other obligations until they are paid in full.

      4.  At any time after bonds are issued or other obligations incurred with a pledge of the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663, the board may, except as otherwise provided in subsection 5 of NRS 373.0663, by ordinance:

      (a) Continue the pledge of the increase in taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 are issued or incurred, but not beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after the adoption of the ordinance pursuant to this paragraph. The process set forth in this paragraph may be repeated until all bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 have been paid in full.

      (b) Amend the ordinance imposing the tax to specify a different applicable percentage, including an applicable percentage of zero, but:

             (1) The applicable percentage must not exceed 7.8 percent;

             (2) The applicable percentage must not be reduced with respect to any fiscal year preceding the fiscal year following the effective date of an ordinance adopted pursuant to this subsection; and

             (3) The effective date of any ordinance reducing the applicable percentage must not be sooner than the later of:

                   (I) June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 are issued or incurred; or

                   (II) June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after the date of adoption of any ordinance pursuant to paragraph (a).

      5.  As used in this section, “applicable percentage” has the meaning ascribed to it in paragraph (b) of subsection 6 of NRS 373.0663.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1966, 51; 2009, 864, 3061; 2013, 3564, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by this section; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in every county in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.120  Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  No county fuel tax ordinance may be repealed or amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which revenues from such ordinance have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such revenues pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the board, with the approval of the governing body of each participating city, may at any time dissolve the commission and provide that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      2.  The faith of the State of Nevada is hereby pledged that this chapter, NRS 365.180 to 365.200, inclusive, and 365.562, and any law supplemental thereto, including without limitation, provisions for the distribution to any county designated in NRS 373.030, 373.065, 373.066, 373.0663 or 373.0667, of the proceeds of the fuel taxes collected thereunder will not be repealed, amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which any such tax proceeds have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such tax proceeds pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the State of Nevada may at any time provide by act that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      3.  Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, any continuing increases in any taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667 must not be pledged beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667, as applicable, are issued or incurred, but the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667 that are in effect on that June 30 must continue to be pledged to those bonds or other obligations until they are paid in full.

      4.  At any time after bonds are issued or other obligations incurred with a pledge of the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667, the board may, except as otherwise provided in subsection 5 of NRS 373.0663 or subsection 4 of NRS 373.0667, as applicable, by ordinance:

      (a) Continue the pledge of the increase in taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667, as applicable, beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667, as applicable, are issued or incurred, but not beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after the adoption of the ordinance pursuant to this paragraph. The process set forth in this paragraph may be repeated until all bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667, as applicable, have been paid in full.

      (b) Amend the ordinance imposing the tax to specify a different applicable percentage, including an applicable percentage of zero, but:

             (1) The applicable percentage must not exceed 7.8 percent;

             (2) The applicable percentage must not be reduced with respect to any fiscal year preceding the fiscal year following the effective date of an ordinance adopted pursuant to this subsection; and

             (3) The effective date of any ordinance reducing the applicable percentage must not be sooner than the later of:

                   (I) June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663 or 373.0667, as applicable, are issued or incurred; or

                   (II) June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after the date of adoption of any ordinance pursuant to paragraph (a).

      5.  As used in this section, “applicable percentage”:

      (a) With regard to any tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0663, has the meaning ascribed to it in paragraph (b) of subsection 6 of NRS 373.0663.

      (b) With regard to any tax imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667, has the meaning ascribed to it in paragraph (b) of subsection 5 of NRS 373.0667.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1966, 51; 2009, 864, 3061; 2013, 3564, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.120  Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless: (1) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; or (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  No county fuel tax ordinance may be repealed or amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which revenues from such ordinance have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such revenues pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the board, with the approval of the governing body of each participating city, may at any time dissolve the commission and provide that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      2.  The faith of the State of Nevada is hereby pledged that this chapter, NRS 365.180 to 365.200, inclusive, and 365.562, and any law supplemental thereto, including without limitation, provisions for the distribution to any county designated in NRS 373.030, 373.065 or 373.066, of the proceeds of the fuel taxes collected thereunder will not be repealed, amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which any such tax proceeds have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such tax proceeds pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the State of Nevada may at any time provide by act that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1966, 51; 2009, 864, 3061; 2013, 3564, effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless: (1) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; or (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.120  Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  No county fuel tax ordinance may be repealed or amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which revenues from such ordinance have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such revenues pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the board, with the approval of the governing body of each participating city, may at any time dissolve the commission and provide that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      2.  The faith of the State of Nevada is hereby pledged that this chapter, NRS 365.180 to 365.200, inclusive, and 365.562, and any law supplemental thereto, including without limitation, provisions for the distribution to any county designated in NRS 373.030, 373.065, 373.066, 373.0665 or 373.0667, of the proceeds of the fuel taxes collected thereunder will not be repealed, amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which any such tax proceeds have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such tax proceeds pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the State of Nevada may at any time provide by act that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      3.  Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, any continuing increases in any taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 must not be pledged beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 are issued or incurred, but the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 that are in effect on that June 30 must continue to be pledged to those bonds or other obligations until they are paid in full.

      4.  At any time after bonds are issued or other obligations incurred with a pledge of the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667, the board may, except as otherwise provided in subsection 4 of NRS 373.0667, by ordinance:

      (a) Continue the pledge of the increase in taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 are issued or incurred, but not beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after the adoption of the ordinance pursuant to this paragraph. The process set forth in this paragraph may be repeated until all bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 have been paid in full.

      (b) Amend the ordinance imposing the tax to specify a different applicable percentage, including an applicable percentage of zero, but:

             (1) The applicable percentage must not exceed 7.8 percent;

             (2) The applicable percentage must not be reduced with respect to any fiscal year preceding the fiscal year following the effective date of an ordinance adopted pursuant to this subsection; and

             (3) The effective date of any ordinance reducing the applicable percentage must not be sooner than the later of:

                   (I) June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 are issued or incurred; or

                   (II) June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after the date of adoption of any ordinance pursuant to paragraph (a).

      5.  As used in this section, “applicable percentage” has the meaning ascribed to it in paragraph (b) of subsection 5 of NRS 373.0667.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1966, 51; 2009, 864, 3061; 2013, 3564, 3569, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.120  Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in every county in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  No county fuel tax ordinance may be repealed or amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which revenues from such ordinance have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such revenues pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the board, with the approval of the governing body of each participating city, may at any time dissolve the commission and provide that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      2.  The faith of the State of Nevada is hereby pledged that this chapter, NRS 365.180 to 365.200, inclusive, and 365.562, and any law supplemental thereto, including without limitation, provisions for the distribution to any county designated in NRS 373.030, 373.065, 373.066 or 373.0665, of the proceeds of the fuel taxes collected thereunder will not be repealed, amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which any such tax proceeds have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such tax proceeds pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the State of Nevada may at any time provide by act that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1966, 51; 2009, 864, 3061; 2013, 3564, 3569, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in every county in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.120  Limitation on repeal, amendment or modification of ordinance imposing tax; dissolution of commission; pledge of faith of State. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  No county fuel tax ordinance may be repealed or amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which revenues from such ordinance have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such revenues pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the board, with the approval of the governing body of each participating city, may at any time dissolve the commission and provide that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      2.  The faith of the State of Nevada is hereby pledged that this chapter, NRS 365.180 to 365.200, inclusive, and 365.562, and any law supplemental thereto, including without limitation, provisions for the distribution to any county designated in NRS 373.030, 373.065, 373.066 or 373.0667, of the proceeds of the fuel taxes collected thereunder will not be repealed, amended or otherwise directly or indirectly modified in such a manner as to impair adversely any outstanding bonds issued under this chapter or other obligations incurred under this chapter, until all obligations for which any such tax proceeds have been pledged or otherwise made payable from such tax proceeds pursuant to this chapter have been discharged in full, but the State of Nevada may at any time provide by act that no further obligations may be incurred thereafter.

      3.  Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, any continuing increases in any taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 must not be pledged beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 are issued or incurred, but the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 that are in effect on that June 30 must continue to be pledged to those bonds or other obligations until they are paid in full.

      4.  At any time after bonds are issued or other obligations incurred with a pledge of the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667, the board may, except as otherwise provided in subsection 4 of NRS 373.0667, by ordinance:

      (a) Continue the pledge of the increase in taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 are issued or incurred, but not beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after the adoption of the ordinance pursuant to this paragraph. The process set forth in this paragraph may be repeated until all bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 have been paid in full.

      (b) Amend the ordinance imposing the tax to specify a different applicable percentage, including an applicable percentage of zero, but:

             (1) The applicable percentage must not exceed 7.8 percent;

             (2) The applicable percentage must not be reduced with respect to any fiscal year preceding the fiscal year following the effective date of an ordinance adopted pursuant to this subsection; and

             (3) The effective date of any ordinance reducing the applicable percentage must not be sooner than the later of:

                   (I) June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0667 are issued or incurred; or

                   (II) June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after the date of adoption of any ordinance pursuant to paragraph (a).

      5.  As used in this section, “applicable percentage” has the meaning ascribed to it in paragraph (b) of subsection 5 of NRS 373.0667.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1966, 51; 2009, 864, 3061; 2013, 3568, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; (2) a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question do not approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665; and (3) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.131  Payment of cost of project by issuance of revenue bonds and other securities and direct distribution from regional street and highway fund; interlocal agreement authorizing commission to issue securities. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Money for the payment of the cost of a project within the area embraced by a regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210 may be obtained by the issuance of revenue bonds and other revenue securities as provided in subsection 2 or, subject to any pledges, liens and other contractual limitations made pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and chapter 277A of NRS, may be obtained by direct distribution from the regional street and highway fund, except to the extent any such use is prevented by the provisions of NRS 373.150, or may be obtained both by the issuance of such securities and by such direct distribution, as the board may determine. Money for street and highway construction outside the area embraced by the plan may be distributed directly from the regional street and highway fund as provided in NRS 373.150.

      2.  The board or, in a county whose population is 100,000 or more, a commission, may, after the enactment of any ordinance authorized by the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, or paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663, issue revenue bonds and other revenue securities, on the behalf and in the name of the county or the commission, as the case may be:

      (a) The total of all of which, issued and outstanding at any one time, must not be in an amount requiring a total debt service in excess of the estimated receipts to be derived from the taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 and, with respect to notes, warrants or interim debentures described in paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 6, the proceeds of bonds or interim debentures;

      (b) Which must not be general obligations of the county or the commission or a charge on any real estate within the county; and

      (c) Which may be secured as to principal and interest by a pledge authorized by this chapter of the receipts from the fuel taxes designated in this chapter, except such portion of the receipts as may be required for the direct distributions authorized by NRS 373.150.

      3.  A county or a commission as provided in subsection 2 is authorized to issue bonds or other securities without the necessity of their being authorized at any election in such manner and with such terms as provided in this chapter.

      4.  Subject to the provisions of this chapter and chapter 277A of NRS, for any project authorized therein, the board of any county may, on the behalf and in the name of the county, or, in a county whose population is 100,000 or more, a commission may, on behalf and in the name of the commission, borrow money, otherwise become obligated, and evidence obligations by the issuance of bonds and other county or commission securities, and in connection with the undertaking or project, the board or the commission, as the case may be, may otherwise proceed as provided in the Local Government Securities Law.

      5.  All such securities constitute special obligations payable from the net receipts of the fuel taxes designated in this chapter except as otherwise provided in NRS 373.150, and the pledge of revenues to secure the payment of the securities must be limited to those net receipts.

      6.  Except for:

      (a) Any notes or warrants which are funded with the proceeds of interim debentures or bonds;

      (b) Any interim debentures which are funded with the proceeds of bonds;

      (c) Any temporary bonds which are exchanged for definitive bonds;

      (d) Any bonds which are reissued or which are refunded; and

      (e) The use of any profit from any investment and reinvestment for the payment of any bonds or other securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter,

Ê all bonds and other securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter must be payable solely from the proceeds of fuel taxes collected by or remitted to the county pursuant to chapter 365 of NRS, as supplemented by this chapter. Receipts of the taxes levied in NRS 365.180 and 365.190 and pursuant to the provisions of paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 and paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 and paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 may be used by the county for the payment of securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and may be pledged therefor. Such taxes may also be used by a commission in a county whose population is 100,000 or more for the payment of bonds or other securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and may be pledged therefor if the board of the county consents to such use. If during any period any securities payable from these tax proceeds are outstanding, the tax receipts must not be used directly for the construction, maintenance and repair of any streets, roads or other highways nor for any purchase of equipment therefor, and the receipts of the tax levied in NRS 365.190 must not be apportioned pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 365.560 unless, at any time the tax receipts are so apportioned, provision has been made in a timely manner for the payment of such outstanding securities as to the principal of, any prior redemption premiums due in connection with, and the interest on the securities as they become due, as provided in the securities, the ordinance, in the case of securities issued by a county, or the resolution, in the case of securities issued by a commission, authorizing their issuance and any other instrument appertaining to the securities.

      7.  The ordinance, in the case of securities issued by a county, or the resolution, in the case of securities issued by a commission, authorizing the issuance of any bond or other revenue security under this section must describe the purpose for which it is issued at least in general terms and may describe the purpose in detail. This section does not require the purpose so stated to be set forth in the detail in which the project approved by the commission pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 373.140 is stated, or prevent the modification by the board or commission, as the case may be, of details as to the purpose stated in the ordinance authorizing the issuance of any bond or other security after its issuance, subject to approval by the commission of the project as so modified, if such bond or other security is issued by the county and not the commission.

      8.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, no commission has authority to issue bonds or other securities pursuant to this chapter unless the commission has executed an interlocal agreement with the county relating to the issuance of bonds or other securities by the commission. Any such interlocal agreement must include an acknowledgment of the authority of the commission to issue bonds and other securities and contain provisions relating to the pledge of revenues for the repayment of the bonds or other securities, the lien priority of the pledge of revenues securing the bonds or other securities, and related matters.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 846; A 2009, 3061; 2011, 3318; 2013, 3572)

      NRS 373.131  Payment of cost of project by issuance of revenue bonds and other securities and direct distribution from regional street and highway fund; interlocal agreement authorizing commission to issue securities. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Money for the payment of the cost of a project within the area embraced by a regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210 may be obtained by the issuance of revenue bonds and other revenue securities as provided in subsection 2 or, subject to any pledges, liens and other contractual limitations made pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and chapter 277A of NRS, may be obtained by direct distribution from the regional street and highway fund, except to the extent any such use is prevented by the provisions of NRS 373.150, or may be obtained both by the issuance of such securities and by such direct distribution, as the board may determine. Money for street and highway construction outside the area embraced by the plan may be distributed directly from the regional street and highway fund as provided in NRS 373.150.

      2.  The board or, in a county whose population is 100,000 or more, a commission, may, after the enactment of any ordinance authorized or required by the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667, issue revenue bonds and other revenue securities, on the behalf and in the name of the county or the commission, as the case may be:

      (a) The total of all of which, issued and outstanding at any one time, must not be in an amount requiring a total debt service in excess of the estimated receipts to be derived from the taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 and paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 and, with respect to notes, warrants or interim debentures described in paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 6, the proceeds of bonds or interim debentures;

      (b) Which must not be general obligations of the county or the commission or a charge on any real estate within the county; and

      (c) Which may be secured as to principal and interest by a pledge authorized by this chapter of the receipts from the fuel taxes designated in this chapter, except such portion of the receipts as may be required for the direct distributions authorized by NRS 373.150.

      3.  A county or a commission as provided in subsection 2 is authorized to issue bonds or other securities without the necessity of their being authorized at any election in such manner and with such terms as provided in this chapter.

      4.  Subject to the provisions of this chapter and chapter 277A of NRS, for any project authorized therein, the board of any county may, on the behalf and in the name of the county, or, in a county whose population is 100,000 or more, a commission may, on behalf and in the name of the commission, borrow money, otherwise become obligated, and evidence obligations by the issuance of bonds and other county or commission securities, and in connection with the undertaking or project, the board or the commission, as the case may be, may otherwise proceed as provided in the Local Government Securities Law.

      5.  All such securities constitute special obligations payable from the net receipts of the fuel taxes designated in this chapter except as otherwise provided in NRS 373.150, and the pledge of revenues to secure the payment of the securities must be limited to those net receipts.

      6.  Except for:

      (a) Any notes or warrants which are funded with the proceeds of interim debentures or bonds;

      (b) Any interim debentures which are funded with the proceeds of bonds;

      (c) Any temporary bonds which are exchanged for definitive bonds;

      (d) Any bonds which are reissued or which are refunded; and

      (e) The use of any profit from any investment and reinvestment for the payment of any bonds or other securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter,

Ê all bonds and other securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter must be payable solely from the proceeds of fuel taxes collected by or remitted to the county pursuant to chapter 365 of NRS, as supplemented by this chapter. Receipts of the taxes levied in NRS 365.180 and 365.190 and pursuant to the provisions of paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 and paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 may be used by the county for the payment of securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and may be pledged therefor. Such taxes may also be used by a commission in a county whose population is 100,000 or more for the payment of bonds or other securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and may be pledged therefor if the board of the county consents to such use. If during any period any securities payable from these tax proceeds are outstanding, the tax receipts must not be used directly for the construction, maintenance and repair of any streets, roads or other highways nor for any purchase of equipment therefor, and the receipts of the tax levied in NRS 365.190 must not be apportioned pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 365.560 unless, at any time the tax receipts are so apportioned, provision has been made in a timely manner for the payment of such outstanding securities as to the principal of, any prior redemption premiums due in connection with, and the interest on the securities as they become due, as provided in the securities, the ordinance, in the case of securities issued by a county, or the resolution, in the case of securities issued by a commission, authorizing their issuance and any other instrument appertaining to the securities.

      7.  The ordinance, in the case of securities issued by a county, or the resolution, in the case of securities issued by a commission, authorizing the issuance of any bond or other revenue security under this section must describe the purpose for which it is issued at least in general terms and may describe the purpose in detail. This section does not require the purpose so stated to be set forth in the detail in which the project approved by the commission pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 373.140 is stated, or prevent the modification by the board or commission, as the case may be, of details as to the purpose stated in the ordinance authorizing the issuance of any bond or other security after its issuance, subject to approval by the commission of the project as so modified, if such bond or other security is issued by the county and not the commission.

      8.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, no commission has authority to issue bonds or other securities pursuant to this chapter unless the commission has executed an interlocal agreement with the county relating to the issuance of bonds or other securities by the commission. Any such interlocal agreement must include an acknowledgment of the authority of the commission to issue bonds and other securities and contain provisions relating to the pledge of revenues for the repayment of the bonds or other securities, the lien priority of the pledge of revenues securing the bonds or other securities, and related matters.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 846; A 2009, 3061; 2011, 3318; 2013, 3572, 3574, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.131  Payment of cost of project by issuance of revenue bonds and other securities and direct distribution from regional street and highway fund; interlocal agreement authorizing commission to issue securities. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Money for the payment of the cost of a project within the area embraced by a regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210 may be obtained by the issuance of revenue bonds and other revenue securities as provided in subsection 2 or, subject to any pledges, liens and other contractual limitations made pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and chapter 277A of NRS, may be obtained by direct distribution from the regional street and highway fund, except to the extent any such use is prevented by the provisions of NRS 373.150, or may be obtained both by the issuance of such securities and by such direct distribution, as the board may determine. Money for street and highway construction outside the area embraced by the plan may be distributed directly from the regional street and highway fund as provided in NRS 373.150.

      2.  The board or, in a county whose population is 100,000 or more, a commission, may, after the enactment of any ordinance authorized by the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 or paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, issue revenue bonds and other revenue securities, on the behalf and in the name of the county or the commission, as the case may be:

      (a) The total of all of which, issued and outstanding at any one time, must not be in an amount requiring a total debt service in excess of the estimated receipts to be derived from the taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 and paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066;

      (b) Which must not be general obligations of the county or the commission or a charge on any real estate within the county; and

      (c) Which may be secured as to principal and interest by a pledge authorized by this chapter of the receipts from the fuel taxes designated in this chapter, except such portion of the receipts as may be required for the direct distributions authorized by NRS 373.150.

      3.  A county or a commission as provided in subsection 2 is authorized to issue bonds or other securities without the necessity of their being authorized at any election in such manner and with such terms as provided in this chapter.

      4.  Subject to the provisions of this chapter and chapter 277A of NRS, for any project authorized therein, the board of any county may, on the behalf and in the name of the county, or, in a county whose population is 100,000 or more, a commission may, on behalf and in the name of the commission, borrow money, otherwise become obligated, and evidence obligations by the issuance of bonds and other county or commission securities, and in connection with the undertaking or project, the board or the commission, as the case may be, may otherwise proceed as provided in the Local Government Securities Law.

      5.  All such securities constitute special obligations payable from the net receipts of the fuel taxes designated in this chapter except as otherwise provided in NRS 373.150, and the pledge of revenues to secure the payment of the securities must be limited to those net receipts.

      6.  Except for:

      (a) Any notes or warrants which are funded with the proceeds of interim debentures or bonds;

      (b) Any interim debentures which are funded with the proceeds of bonds;

      (c) Any temporary bonds which are exchanged for definitive bonds;

      (d) Any bonds which are reissued or which are refunded; and

      (e) The use of any profit from any investment and reinvestment for the payment of any bonds or other securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter,

Ê all bonds and other securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter must be payable solely from the proceeds of fuel taxes collected by or remitted to the county pursuant to chapter 365 of NRS, as supplemented by this chapter. Receipts of the taxes levied in NRS 365.180 and 365.190 and pursuant to the provisions of paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 and paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 may be used by the county for the payment of securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and may be pledged therefor. Such taxes may also be used by a commission in a county whose population is 100,000 or more for the payment of bonds or other securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and may be pledged therefor if the board of the county consents to such use. If during any period any securities payable from these tax proceeds are outstanding, the tax receipts must not be used directly for the construction, maintenance and repair of any streets, roads or other highways nor for any purchase of equipment therefor, and the receipts of the tax levied in NRS 365.190 must not be apportioned pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 365.560 unless, at any time the tax receipts are so apportioned, provision has been made in a timely manner for the payment of such outstanding securities as to the principal of, any prior redemption premiums due in connection with, and the interest on the securities as they become due, as provided in the securities, the ordinance, in the case of securities issued by a county, or the resolution, in the case of securities issued by a commission, authorizing their issuance and any other instrument appertaining to the securities.

      7.  The ordinance, in the case of securities issued by a county, or the resolution, in the case of securities issued by a commission, authorizing the issuance of any bond or other revenue security under this section must describe the purpose for which it is issued at least in general terms and may describe the purpose in detail. This section does not require the purpose so stated to be set forth in the detail in which the project approved by the commission pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 373.140 is stated, or prevent the modification by the board or commission, as the case may be, of details as to the purpose stated in the ordinance authorizing the issuance of any bond or other security after its issuance, subject to approval by the commission of the project as so modified, if such bond or other security is issued by the county and not the commission.

      8.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, no commission has authority to issue bonds or other securities pursuant to this chapter unless the commission has executed an interlocal agreement with the county relating to the issuance of bonds or other securities by the commission. Any such interlocal agreement must include an acknowledgment of the authority of the commission to issue bonds and other securities and contain provisions relating to the pledge of revenues for the repayment of the bonds or other securities, the lien priority of the pledge of revenues securing the bonds or other securities, and related matters.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 846; A 2009, 3061; 2011, 3318; 2013, 3572, effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.131  Payment of cost of project by issuance of revenue bonds and other securities and direct distribution from regional street and highway fund; interlocal agreement authorizing commission to issue securities. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  Money for the payment of the cost of a project within the area embraced by a regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210 may be obtained by the issuance of revenue bonds and other revenue securities as provided in subsection 2 or, subject to any pledges, liens and other contractual limitations made pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and chapter 277A of NRS, may be obtained by direct distribution from the regional street and highway fund, except to the extent any such use is prevented by the provisions of NRS 373.150, or may be obtained both by the issuance of such securities and by such direct distribution, as the board may determine. Money for street and highway construction outside the area embraced by the plan may be distributed directly from the regional street and highway fund as provided in NRS 373.150.

      2.  The board or, in a county whose population is 100,000 or more, a commission, may, after the enactment of any ordinance authorized or required by the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, or paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667, issue revenue bonds and other revenue securities, on the behalf and in the name of the county or the commission, as the case may be:

      (a) The total of all of which, issued and outstanding at any one time, must not be in an amount requiring a total debt service in excess of the estimated receipts to be derived from the taxes imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 and paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 and, with respect to notes, warrants or interim debentures described in paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 6, the proceeds of bonds or interim debentures;

      (b) Which must not be general obligations of the county or the commission or a charge on any real estate within the county; and

      (c) Which may be secured as to principal and interest by a pledge authorized by this chapter of the receipts from the fuel taxes designated in this chapter, except such portion of the receipts as may be required for the direct distributions authorized by NRS 373.150.

      3.  A county or a commission as provided in subsection 2 is authorized to issue bonds or other securities without the necessity of their being authorized at any election in such manner and with such terms as provided in this chapter.

      4.  Subject to the provisions of this chapter and chapter 277A of NRS, for any project authorized therein, the board of any county may, on the behalf and in the name of the county, or, in a county whose population is 100,000 or more, a commission may, on behalf and in the name of the commission, borrow money, otherwise become obligated, and evidence obligations by the issuance of bonds and other county or commission securities, and in connection with the undertaking or project, the board or the commission, as the case may be, may otherwise proceed as provided in the Local Government Securities Law.

      5.  All such securities constitute special obligations payable from the net receipts of the fuel taxes designated in this chapter except as otherwise provided in NRS 373.150, and the pledge of revenues to secure the payment of the securities must be limited to those net receipts.

      6.  Except for:

      (a) Any notes or warrants which are funded with the proceeds of interim debentures or bonds;

      (b) Any interim debentures which are funded with the proceeds of bonds;

      (c) Any temporary bonds which are exchanged for definitive bonds;

      (d) Any bonds which are reissued or which are refunded; and

      (e) The use of any profit from any investment and reinvestment for the payment of any bonds or other securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter,

Ê all bonds and other securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter must be payable solely from the proceeds of fuel taxes collected by or remitted to the county pursuant to chapter 365 of NRS, as supplemented by this chapter. Receipts of the taxes levied in NRS 365.180 and 365.190 and pursuant to the provisions of paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 and paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 and paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 may be used by the county for the payment of securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and may be pledged therefor. Such taxes may also be used by a commission in a county whose population is 100,000 or more for the payment of bonds or other securities issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and may be pledged therefor if the board of the county consents to such use. If during any period any securities payable from these tax proceeds are outstanding, the tax receipts must not be used directly for the construction, maintenance and repair of any streets, roads or other highways nor for any purchase of equipment therefor, and the receipts of the tax levied in NRS 365.190 must not be apportioned pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 365.560 unless, at any time the tax receipts are so apportioned, provision has been made in a timely manner for the payment of such outstanding securities as to the principal of, any prior redemption premiums due in connection with, and the interest on the securities as they become due, as provided in the securities, the ordinance, in the case of securities issued by a county, or the resolution, in the case of securities issued by a commission, authorizing their issuance and any other instrument appertaining to the securities.

      7.  The ordinance, in the case of securities issued by a county, or the resolution, in the case of securities issued by a commission, authorizing the issuance of any bond or other revenue security under this section must describe the purpose for which it is issued at least in general terms and may describe the purpose in detail. This section does not require the purpose so stated to be set forth in the detail in which the project approved by the commission pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 373.140 is stated, or prevent the modification by the board or commission, as the case may be, of details as to the purpose stated in the ordinance authorizing the issuance of any bond or other security after its issuance, subject to approval by the commission of the project as so modified, if such bond or other security is issued by the county and not the commission.

      8.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, no commission has authority to issue bonds or other securities pursuant to this chapter unless the commission has executed an interlocal agreement with the county relating to the issuance of bonds or other securities by the commission. Any such interlocal agreement must include an acknowledgment of the authority of the commission to issue bonds and other securities and contain provisions relating to the pledge of revenues for the repayment of the bonds or other securities, the lien priority of the pledge of revenues securing the bonds or other securities, and related matters.

      (Added to NRS by 2009, 846; A 2009, 3061; 2011, 3318; 2013, 3572, 3576, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.140  Evaluation and approval by commission of project for construction, surfacing or resurfacing of street or highway; written agreements regarding responsibilities for project. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  After the enactment of ordinances as authorized in NRS 277A.170 and 373.030, all street and highway construction, surfacing or resurfacing projects in the county which are proposed to be financed from any county fuel tax imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 must first be submitted to the commission.

      2.  If the project is within the area covered by a regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210, the commission shall evaluate it in terms of:

      (a) The priorities established by the plan;

      (b) The relation of the proposed work to other projects already constructed or authorized;

      (c) The relative need for the project in comparison with others proposed; and

      (d) The money available.

Ê If the commission approves the project, the board may authorize the project, using all or any part of the proceeds of any county fuel tax authorized pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, or paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663, except as otherwise required by subsection 6 or to the extent any such use is prevented by the provisions for direct distribution required by NRS 373.150 or is prevented by any pledge to secure the payment of outstanding bonds, other securities or other obligations incurred under this chapter, and other contractual limitations appertaining to such obligations as authorized by NRS 373.160, and the proceeds of revenue bonds or other securities issued or to be issued as provided in NRS 373.131. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, if the board authorizes the project, the responsibilities for letting construction and other necessary contracts, contract administration, supervision and inspection of work and the performance of other duties related to the acquisition of the project must be specified in written agreements executed by the board and the governing bodies of the cities and towns within the area covered by a regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210.

      3.  In a county in which two or more governmental entities are represented on the commission, the governing bodies of those governmental entities may enter into a written master agreement that allows a written agreement described in subsection 2 to be executed by only the commission and the governmental entity that receives funding for the approved project. The provisions of a written master agreement must not be used until the governing body of each governmental entity represented on the commission ratifies the written master agreement.

      4.  If the project is outside the area covered by a plan, the commission shall evaluate it in terms of:

      (a) Its relation to the regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210, if any;

      (b) The relation of the proposed work to other projects constructed or authorized;

      (c) The relative need for the proposed work in relation to others proposed by the same city or town; and

      (d) The availability of money.

Ê If the commission approves the project, the board shall direct the county treasurer to distribute the sum approved to the city or town requesting the project, in accordance with NRS 373.150.

      5.  In counties whose population is less than 100,000, the commission shall certify the adoption of the plan in compliance with subsections 2 and 4.

      6.  The proceeds of a tax imposed pursuant to any of the provisions of paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 must be expended in accordance with priorities for projects established in coordination and cooperation with the Department of Transportation.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1966, 53; 1967, 159; 1969, 1541; 1975, 1722; 1979, 484, 542, 1334, 1747, 1748; 1989, 838; 1993, 2270; 1999, 985; 2003, 951; 2009, 864, 3063; 2013, 3578)

      NRS 373.140  Evaluation and approval by commission of project for construction, surfacing or resurfacing of street or highway; written agreements regarding responsibilities for project. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  After the enactment of ordinances as authorized in NRS 277A.170 and 373.030, all street and highway construction, surfacing or resurfacing projects in the county which are proposed to be financed from any county fuel tax imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 must first be submitted to the commission.

      2.  If the project is within the area covered by a regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210, the commission shall evaluate it in terms of:

      (a) The priorities established by the plan;

      (b) The relation of the proposed work to other projects already constructed or authorized;

      (c) The relative need for the project in comparison with others proposed; and

      (d) The money available.

Ê If the commission approves the project, the board may authorize the project, using all or any part of the proceeds of any county fuel tax authorized pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667, except as otherwise required by subsection 6 or to the extent any such use is prevented by the provisions for direct distribution required by NRS 373.150 or is prevented by any pledge to secure the payment of outstanding bonds, other securities or other obligations incurred under this chapter, and other contractual limitations appertaining to such obligations as authorized by NRS 373.160, and the proceeds of revenue bonds or other securities issued or to be issued as provided in NRS 373.131. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, if the board authorizes the project, the responsibilities for letting construction and other necessary contracts, contract administration, supervision and inspection of work and the performance of other duties related to the acquisition of the project must be specified in written agreements executed by the board and the governing bodies of the cities and towns within the area covered by a regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210.

      3.  In a county in which two or more governmental entities are represented on the commission, the governing bodies of those governmental entities may enter into a written master agreement that allows a written agreement described in subsection 2 to be executed by only the commission and the governmental entity that receives funding for the approved project. The provisions of a written master agreement must not be used until the governing body of each governmental entity represented on the commission ratifies the written master agreement.

      4.  If the project is outside the area covered by a plan, the commission shall evaluate it in terms of:

      (a) Its relation to the regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210, if any;

      (b) The relation of the proposed work to other projects constructed or authorized;

      (c) The relative need for the proposed work in relation to others proposed by the same city or town; and

      (d) The availability of money.

Ê If the commission approves the project, the board shall direct the county treasurer to distribute the sum approved to the city or town requesting the project, in accordance with NRS 373.150.

      5.  In counties whose population is less than 100,000, the commission shall certify the adoption of the plan in compliance with subsections 2 and 4.

      6.  The proceeds of a tax imposed pursuant to any of the provisions of paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 or paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 must be expended in accordance with priorities for projects established in coordination and cooperation with the Department of Transportation.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1966, 53; 1967, 159; 1969, 1541; 1975, 1722; 1979, 484, 542, 1334, 1747, 1748; 1989, 838; 1993, 2270; 1999, 985; 2003, 951; 2009, 864, 3063; 2013, 3578, 3579, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.140  Evaluation and approval by commission of project for construction, surfacing or resurfacing of street or highway; written agreements regarding responsibilities for project. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  After the enactment of ordinances as authorized in NRS 277A.170 and 373.030, all street and highway construction, surfacing or resurfacing projects in the county which are proposed to be financed from any county fuel tax imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 or paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 must first be submitted to the commission.

      2.  If the project is within the area covered by a regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210, the commission shall evaluate it in terms of:

      (a) The priorities established by the plan;

      (b) The relation of the proposed work to other projects already constructed or authorized;

      (c) The relative need for the project in comparison with others proposed; and

      (d) The money available.

Ê If the commission approves the project, the board may authorize the project, using all or any part of the proceeds of any county fuel tax authorized pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 or paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, except as otherwise required by subsection 6 or to the extent any such use is prevented by the provisions for direct distribution required by NRS 373.150 or is prevented by any pledge to secure the payment of outstanding bonds, other securities or other obligations incurred under this chapter, and other contractual limitations appertaining to such obligations as authorized by NRS 373.160, and the proceeds of revenue bonds or other securities issued or to be issued as provided in NRS 373.131. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, if the board authorizes the project, the responsibilities for letting construction and other necessary contracts, contract administration, supervision and inspection of work and the performance of other duties related to the acquisition of the project must be specified in written agreements executed by the board and the governing bodies of the cities and towns within the area covered by a regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210.

      3.  In a county in which two or more governmental entities are represented on the commission, the governing bodies of those governmental entities may enter into a written master agreement that allows a written agreement described in subsection 2 to be executed by only the commission and the governmental entity that receives funding for the approved project. The provisions of a written master agreement must not be used until the governing body of each governmental entity represented on the commission ratifies the written master agreement.

      4.  If the project is outside the area covered by a plan, the commission shall evaluate it in terms of:

      (a) Its relation to the regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210, if any;

      (b) The relation of the proposed work to other projects constructed or authorized;

      (c) The relative need for the proposed work in relation to others proposed by the same city or town; and

      (d) The availability of money.

Ê If the commission approves the project, the board shall direct the county treasurer to distribute the sum approved to the city or town requesting the project, in accordance with NRS 373.150.

      5.  In counties whose population is less than 100,000, the commission shall certify the adoption of the plan in compliance with subsections 2 and 4.

      6.  The proceeds of a tax imposed pursuant to any of the provisions of paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 must be expended in accordance with priorities for projects established in coordination and cooperation with the Department of Transportation.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1966, 53; 1967, 159; 1969, 1541; 1975, 1722; 1979, 484, 542, 1334, 1747, 1748; 1989, 838; 1993, 2270; 1999, 985; 2003, 951; 2009, 864, 3063; 2013, 3578, effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.140  Evaluation and approval by commission of project for construction, surfacing or resurfacing of street or highway; written agreements regarding responsibilities for project. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  After the enactment of ordinances as authorized in NRS 277A.170 and 373.030, all street and highway construction, surfacing or resurfacing projects in the county which are proposed to be financed from any county fuel tax imposed pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 must first be submitted to the commission.

      2.  If the project is within the area covered by a regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210, the commission shall evaluate it in terms of:

      (a) The priorities established by the plan;

      (b) The relation of the proposed work to other projects already constructed or authorized;

      (c) The relative need for the project in comparison with others proposed; and

      (d) The money available.

Ê If the commission approves the project, the board may authorize the project, using all or any part of the proceeds of any county fuel tax authorized pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, or paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667, except as otherwise required by subsection 6 or to the extent any such use is prevented by the provisions for direct distribution required by NRS 373.150 or is prevented by any pledge to secure the payment of outstanding bonds, other securities or other obligations incurred under this chapter, and other contractual limitations appertaining to such obligations as authorized by NRS 373.160, and the proceeds of revenue bonds or other securities issued or to be issued as provided in NRS 373.131. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, if the board authorizes the project, the responsibilities for letting construction and other necessary contracts, contract administration, supervision and inspection of work and the performance of other duties related to the acquisition of the project must be specified in written agreements executed by the board and the governing bodies of the cities and towns within the area covered by a regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210.

      3.  In a county in which two or more governmental entities are represented on the commission, the governing bodies of those governmental entities may enter into a written master agreement that allows a written agreement described in subsection 2 to be executed by only the commission and the governmental entity that receives funding for the approved project. The provisions of a written master agreement must not be used until the governing body of each governmental entity represented on the commission ratifies the written master agreement.

      4.  If the project is outside the area covered by a plan, the commission shall evaluate it in terms of:

      (a) Its relation to the regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210, if any;

      (b) The relation of the proposed work to other projects constructed or authorized;

      (c) The relative need for the proposed work in relation to others proposed by the same city or town; and

      (d) The availability of money.

Ê If the commission approves the project, the board shall direct the county treasurer to distribute the sum approved to the city or town requesting the project, in accordance with NRS 373.150.

      5.  In counties whose population is less than 100,000, the commission shall certify the adoption of the plan in compliance with subsections 2 and 4.

      6.  The proceeds of a tax imposed pursuant to any of the provisions of paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 or paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 must be expended in accordance with priorities for projects established in coordination and cooperation with the Department of Transportation.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1267; A 1966, 53; 1967, 159; 1969, 1541; 1975, 1722; 1979, 484, 542, 1334, 1747, 1748; 1989, 838; 1993, 2270; 1999, 985; 2003, 951; 2009, 864, 3063; 2013, 3578, 3581, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.150  Distribution of revenue to cities and towns not included in regional plan for transportation; use of money for projects.

      1.  Any city or town whose territory is not included wholly or in part in a regional plan for transportation established pursuant to NRS 277A.210 may receive a distribution in aid of an approved construction project from the regional street and highway fund, which must not exceed the amount allocated to such city or town pursuant to subsection 2.

      2.  The share of revenue from the county fuel tax allocated to a city or town pursuant to subsection 1 must be in the proportion which its total assessed valuation bears to the total assessed valuation of the entire county. Any amount so allocated which is not distributed currently in aid of an approved project must remain in the fund to the credit of that city or town.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1268; A 1966, 54; 1977, 461; 1993, 2271; 1997, 348; 2009, 865, 3064)

      NRS 373.160  Pledges and liens to secure payment of revenue bonds or other securities. [Effective through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after that date unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  The ordinance or ordinances, or the resolution or resolutions, providing for the issuance of any bonds or other securities issued under this chapter payable from the receipts from the fuel excise taxes designated in this chapter may at the discretion of the board or, in the case of bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission, in addition to covenants and other provisions authorized in the Local Government Securities Law, contain covenants or other provisions as to the pledge of and the creation of a lien upon the receipts of the taxes collected for the county pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, and paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663, excluding any tax proceeds to be distributed directly under the provisions of NRS 373.150, or the proceeds of the bonds or other securities pending their application to defray the cost of the project, or both such tax proceeds and security proceeds, to secure the payment of revenue bonds or other securities issued under this chapter.

      2.  If the board or, in the case of bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission, determines in any ordinance or resolution authorizing the issuance of any bonds or other securities under this chapter that the proceeds of the taxes levied and collected pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 and paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 are sufficient to pay all bonds and securities, including the proposed issue, from the proceeds thereof, the board or, in the case of bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission with the consent of the board as provided in subsection 6 of NRS 373.131, may additionally secure the payment of any bonds or other securities issued pursuant to the ordinance or resolution under this chapter by a pledge of and the creation of a lien upon not only the proceeds of any fuel tax authorized at the time of the issuance of such securities to be used for such payment in subsection 6 of NRS 373.131, but also the proceeds of any such tax thereafter authorized to be used or pledged, or used and pledged, for the payment of such securities, whether such tax be levied or collected by the county, the State of Nevada, or otherwise, or be levied in at least an equivalent value in lieu of any such tax existing at the time of the issuance of such securities or be levied in supplementation thereof.

      3.  The pledges and liens authorized by subsections 1 and 2 extend to the proceeds of any tax collected for use by the county on any fuel so long as any bonds or other securities issued under this chapter remain outstanding and are not limited to any type or types of fuel in use when the bonds or other securities are issued.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1268; A 1966, 54; 1969, 1597; 2003, 952; 2009, 865, 3064; 2011, 3320; 2013, 3582)

      NRS 373.160  Pledges and liens to secure payment of revenue bonds or other securities. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  The ordinance or ordinances, or the resolution or resolutions, providing for the issuance of any bonds or other securities issued under this chapter payable from the receipts from the fuel excise taxes designated in this chapter may at the discretion of the board or, in the case of bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission, in addition to covenants and other provisions authorized in the Local Government Securities Law, contain covenants or other provisions as to the pledge of and the creation of a lien upon the receipts of the taxes collected for the county pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 and paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667, excluding any tax proceeds to be distributed directly under the provisions of NRS 373.150, or the proceeds of the bonds or other securities pending their application to defray the cost of the project, or both such tax proceeds and security proceeds, to secure the payment of revenue bonds or other securities issued under this chapter.

      2.  If the board or, in the case of bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission, determines in any ordinance or resolution authorizing the issuance of any bonds or other securities under this chapter that the proceeds of the taxes levied and collected pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0663 and paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 are sufficient to pay all bonds and securities, including the proposed issue, from the proceeds thereof, the board or, in the case of bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission with the consent of the board as provided in subsection 6 of NRS 373.131, may additionally secure the payment of any bonds or other securities issued pursuant to the ordinance or resolution under this chapter by a pledge of and the creation of a lien upon not only the proceeds of any fuel tax authorized at the time of the issuance of such securities to be used for such payment in subsection 6 of NRS 373.131, but also the proceeds of any such tax thereafter authorized to be used or pledged, or used and pledged, for the payment of such securities, whether such tax be levied or collected by the county, the State of Nevada, or otherwise, or be levied in at least an equivalent value in lieu of any such tax existing at the time of the issuance of such securities or be levied in supplementation thereof.

      3.  The pledges and liens authorized by subsections 1 and 2 extend to the proceeds of any tax collected for use by the county on any fuel so long as any bonds or other securities issued under this chapter remain outstanding and are not limited to any type or types of fuel in use when the bonds or other securities are issued.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1268; A 1966, 54; 1969, 1597; 2003, 952; 2009, 865, 3064; 2011, 3320; 2013, 3582, 3583, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more adopts the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.160  Pledges and liens to secure payment of revenue bonds or other securities. [Effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  The ordinance or ordinances, or the resolution or resolutions, providing for the issuance of any bonds or other securities issued under this chapter payable from the receipts from the fuel excise taxes designated in this chapter may at the discretion of the board or, in the case of bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission, in addition to covenants and other provisions authorized in the Local Government Securities Law, contain covenants or other provisions as to the pledge of and the creation of a lien upon the receipts of the taxes collected for the county pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 and paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, excluding any tax proceeds to be distributed directly under the provisions of NRS 373.150, or the proceeds of the bonds or other securities pending their application to defray the cost of the project, or both such tax proceeds and security proceeds, to secure the payment of revenue bonds or other securities issued under this chapter.

      2.  If the board or, in the case of bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission, determines in any ordinance or resolution authorizing the issuance of any bonds or other securities under this chapter that the proceeds of the taxes levied and collected pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065 and paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 are sufficient to pay all bonds and securities, including the proposed issue, from the proceeds thereof, the board or, in the case of bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission with the consent of the board as provided in subsection 6 of NRS 373.131, may additionally secure the payment of any bonds or other securities issued pursuant to the ordinance or resolution under this chapter by a pledge of and the creation of a lien upon not only the proceeds of any fuel tax authorized at the time of the issuance of such securities to be used for such payment in subsection 6 of NRS 373.131, but also the proceeds of any such tax thereafter authorized to be used or pledged, or used and pledged, for the payment of such securities, whether such tax be levied or collected by the county, the State of Nevada, or otherwise, or be levied in at least an equivalent value in lieu of any such tax existing at the time of the issuance of such securities or be levied in supplementation thereof.

      3.  The pledges and liens authorized by subsections 1 and 2 extend to the proceeds of any tax collected for use by the county on any fuel so long as any bonds or other securities issued under this chapter remain outstanding and are not limited to any type or types of fuel in use when the bonds or other securities are issued.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1268; A 1966, 54; 1969, 1597; 2003, 952; 2009, 865, 3064; 2011, 3320; 2013, 3582, effective October 1, 2013, through December 31, 2016, if the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013, and effective after December 31, 2016, unless a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.160  Pledges and liens to secure payment of revenue bonds or other securities. [Effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667.]

      1.  The ordinance or ordinances, or the resolution or resolutions, providing for the issuance of any bonds or other securities issued under this chapter payable from the receipts from the fuel excise taxes designated in this chapter may at the discretion of the board or, in the case of bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission, in addition to covenants and other provisions authorized in the Local Government Securities Law, contain covenants or other provisions as to the pledge of and the creation of a lien upon the receipts of the taxes collected for the county pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066, and paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667, excluding any tax proceeds to be distributed directly under the provisions of NRS 373.150, or the proceeds of the bonds or other securities pending their application to defray the cost of the project, or both such tax proceeds and security proceeds, to secure the payment of revenue bonds or other securities issued under this chapter.

      2.  If the board or, in the case of bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission, determines in any ordinance or resolution authorizing the issuance of any bonds or other securities under this chapter that the proceeds of the taxes levied and collected pursuant to the provisions of NRS 373.030, paragraph (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 373.065, paragraphs (d) to (m), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.066 and paragraphs (d) to (h), inclusive, of subsection 1 of NRS 373.0667 are sufficient to pay all bonds and securities, including the proposed issue, from the proceeds thereof, the board or, in the case of bonds or other securities issued by a commission, the commission with the consent of the board as provided in subsection 6 of NRS 373.131, may additionally secure the payment of any bonds or other securities issued pursuant to the ordinance or resolution under this chapter by a pledge of and the creation of a lien upon not only the proceeds of any fuel tax authorized at the time of the issuance of such securities to be used for such payment in subsection 6 of NRS 373.131, but also the proceeds of any such tax thereafter authorized to be used or pledged, or used and pledged, for the payment of such securities, whether such tax be levied or collected by the county, the State of Nevada, or otherwise, or be levied in at least an equivalent value in lieu of any such tax existing at the time of the issuance of such securities or be levied in supplementation thereof.

      3.  The pledges and liens authorized by subsections 1 and 2 extend to the proceeds of any tax collected for use by the county on any fuel so long as any bonds or other securities issued under this chapter remain outstanding and are not limited to any type or types of fuel in use when the bonds or other securities are issued.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1268; A 1966, 54; 1969, 1597; 2003, 952; 2009, 865, 3064; 2011, 3320; 2013, 3582, 3584, effective January 1, 2017, if: (1) the board of county commissioners of a county whose population is 700,000 or more does not adopt the ordinance authorized by NRS 373.0663 on or before September 30, 2013; and (2) a majority of the registered voters in any county in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election asking the voters in that county whether to authorize the board of county commissioners to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0667)

      NRS 373.165  Pledge of continuing increases in taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0665. [Effective January 1, 2017, if a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665.]

      1.  Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, any continuing increases in any taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0665 must not be pledged beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations which are secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0665 are issued or incurred, but the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0665 that are in effect on that June 30 must continue to be pledged to those bonds or other obligations until they are paid in full.

      2.  At any time after bonds are issued or other obligations incurred with a pledge of the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0665, the Legislature may, except as otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of subsection 3 of NRS 373.0665:

      (a) Continue the pledge of the increase in taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0665 beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0665 are issued or incurred, but not beyond June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after the action by the Legislature authorized by this paragraph. The process set forth in this paragraph may be repeated until all bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0665 have been paid in full.

      (b) Specify a different applicable percentage, including an applicable percentage of zero, but:

             (1) The applicable percentage must not exceed 7.8 percent;

             (2) The applicable percentage must not be reduced with respect to any fiscal year preceding the fiscal year following the effective date of any action of the Legislature authorized by this subsection; and

             (3) The effective date of any action by the Legislature reducing the applicable percentage must not be sooner than the later of:

                   (I) June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after bonds or other obligations secured by the taxes imposed pursuant to NRS 373.0665 are issued or incurred; or

                   (II) June 30 of the fiscal year that is 5 full fiscal years after the date of any action by the Legislature authorized by paragraph (a).

      3.  As used in this section, “applicable percentage” has the meaning ascribed to it in paragraph (b) of subsection 5 of NRS 373.0665.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 3545, effective January 1, 2017, if a majority of the registered voters in this State voting on the question approve the question placed on the ballot at the 2016 General Election in each county in this State asking the voters whether to authorize the State to impose, for the period beginning January 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2026, the taxes and the increases in those taxes authorized by NRS 373.0665)

      NRS 373.190  Sale of revenue bonds.  The board, or a commission authorized to issue bonds or other securities pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 373.131, is authorized to sell such bonds or other securities from time to time at public or private sale as the board or the commission, as the case may be, may determine.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1269; A 1967, 230; 1969, 1599; 2011, 3321)

      NRS 373.200  Construction.  This chapter, without reference to other statutes except as herein provided, shall constitute full authority for the authorization and issuance of bonds hereunder. No other law, with regard to the authorization or issuance of bonds, that provides for an election, requires an approval, or in any way impedes or restricts the carrying out of the acts herein authorized to be done shall be construed as applying to any proceedings taken hereunder or acts done pursuant hereto.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1269)