N.R.S. 304.210 – “Catastrophe” defined
Overview of Statute
This section defines “catastrophe.”
“Catastrophe” means a natural or man-made event that causes, by death or disappearance, a vacancy in at least one-fourth of the total number of offices in the United States House of Representatives, including any number of offices representing the State of Nevada, or at least one-half of the total number of offices representing the State of Nevada.
(Added to NRS by 2003, 765)
1. Definition for Disappearance
The inability to establish conclusively whether a Representative in Congress has survived a catastrophe.
See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 304.220.
2. Definition for State
A state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293D.080.