SUMMARY OF P3 LEGISLATIVE STATUS:
Enabled for state-level P3s and mass transit for certain counties.
Does this state have broadly enabling P3 legislation?
P3-enabling statutory authority is specific to the transportation needs of Nevada. In addition, Nevada SB 448 authorizes counties with a population exceeding 700,000 to enter into P3s for transportation projects, including mass transit facilities.
Does the state allow for unsolicited proposals?
The State’s Department of Transportation is permitted to accept and review proposals which address public infrastructure needs related to transportation.
What is the P3 contract approval authority?
Agency of jurisdiction.
What is the state's P3 procurement process?
Review and approval of proposals solicited from the responsible governmental agency.
Does the state have resources dedicated to P3s?
Nevada Department of Transportation is the central review authority for procurements utilizing alternative project delivery methods.
Is this a Home Rule state, with limitations or opportunities for P3?
Nevada employs Dillon's Rule to all municipalities; which allows the legislature to control local government structure, methods of financing its activities, procedures and authority.
Does this state have programmatic requirements for MWDBE participation?
Compliance with Federal mandates related to DBE participation is required for projects involving Federal funding.
Does this state have programmatic requirements for labor participation?
Each public-private partnership project shall be subject to the prevailing wage requirements associated with funding sources (i.e., Davis-Bacon).
Does this state have programmatic requirements for performance security?
Compliance with Federal mandates related to payment and performance guarantees is required for projects involving Federal funding (i.e., Miller Act).
For what types of financing programs are P3 projects eligible?
Eligible projects may combine funding and financing resources from State and Federal programs, including TIFIA and PABs, as applicable.
What project types or asset classes are eligible for P3s in this state?
Eligible “transportation facility” means a road, railroad, bridge, tunnel, overpass, airport, mass transit facility, parking facility for vehicles or similar commercial facility used for the support of or the transportation of persons or goods, including, without limitation, any other property that is needed to operate the facility. The term does not include a toll bridge or toll road.
Are there projects where the P3 procurement method has been applied?
NDoT has considered P3s (i.e., Project NEON I-15 segment), but as yet, has not utilized alternative project delivery.