Whereas, on October 1, 2017, Clark County experienced the largest mass shooting incident in United States' history.
Whereas, the ongoing investigation reports that an active shooter killed fifty-eight Nevada residents and visitors, and injured over five hundred more during an outdoor music festival on the Las Vegas Strip; and
Whereas, Clark County is experiencing significant economic impact and resource shortage in responding to these matters and anticipated continued economic obligation resulting in financial hardship for short term response and long-term recovery for the affected individuals and areas; and
Whereas, Nevada Revised Statute 414.070 authorizes the Governor to issue a proclamation declaring a state of emergency when a man-made emergency or disaster of major proportions has occurred within this state, and the assistance of state agencies is needed to supplement the efforts and capabilities of political subdivisions to save lives, protect property, and protect the health and safety of persons in this state; and
Whereas, I, as Governor, authorize and direct the that the State of Nevada mobilize and make available all State resources necessary and requested by Clark County to respond to this matter; and