American Design & Construction Company (residential and small commercial), based out of Reno, had its license revoked for violation of Nevada Revised Statute 624 for diversion of funds; failure to pay any money due for any materials or services rendered; failure to obtain the discharge of a lien; committing a fraudulent or deceitful act; failure to provide the name, license number, business address and telephone number of all subcontractors and persons who furnish material of $500 or more for the project; failure to provide a pre-lien notice to the owner and failure to provide customers with required “Notice to Owner” disclosures concerning laws governing contractors and lien laws; commencing work on a project without obtaining necessary building permits; failure to respond to a written request from the board; failure to comply with a written request by the board; failure to keep company records open to the board; and failure to establish financial responsibility. The company was fined $11,500 and ordered to pay investigative costs.
Willis Electric (electrical contracting), based out of Carson City, had its license revoked for violation of Nevada Revised Statute 624 for failure to pay any money due for any materials or services rendered; failure to respond to a written request from the board; willful disregard of the laws of the state regarding industrial insurance; and failure to establish financial responsibility. The business was fined $2,250 and ordered to pay investigative costs.
The Business Review Program is one in which a contractor’s business practices and regulatory compliance is examined by NSCB investigative staff. The NCSB has the power to regulate contractors and discipline licensees who violate NRS 624. Disciplinary action may consist of a fine of up to $10,000 per offense, order corrective action, suspension, revocation or other action.