State of Nevada Executive Order - Executive Department

State of Nevada
Office of the Governor

Declaration of Emergency

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

Now, Therefore, l, Brian Sandoval, Governor of the State of Nevada, pursuant to the authority vested in me
by the Constitution and laws of the State of Nevada, hereby declare a state of emergency for Clark County ,and direct all state agencies to supplement the efforts of political subdivisions to save lives, protect property, and protect the health and safety of persons in this state.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 2nd day of  October, in the year two thousand  seventeen.

Official Nevada State Seal          Sandoval Cegaske & Foley