Nevada State Judicial Department

Sec. § 1A.470
Optional deduction from benefits for payment of premium or contribution for group insurance or other obligations; regulations; exemption of Executive Officer, Board and System from liability for errors or omissions.


In addition to the options provided in NRS 287.023 and subject to the requirements of that section, any justice of the Supreme Court, judge of the Court of Appeals, district judge, justice of the peace or municipal judge who retires under the conditions set forth in NRS 1A.350 and, at the time of retirement, was covered or had his or her dependents covered by any group insurance or medical and hospital service established pursuant to NRS 287.010, 287.020 or paragraph (b), (c) or (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 287.025, has the option of having the Executive Officer of the Board deduct and pay his or her premium or contribution for that group insurance or medical and hospital service coverage, as well as the amount due or to become due upon any obligation designated by the Board pursuant to subsection 2, from his or her monthly retirement allowance until:


The justice or judge notifies the Executive Officer of the Board to discontinue the deduction; or


Any of the dependents of the justice or judge elect to assume the premium or contribution applicable to the dependent’s coverage before the death of such a retired justice or judge and continue coverage pursuant to NRS 287.023 after the justice’s or judge’s death.


The Board may adopt regulations to carry out the provisions of subsection 1, including, without limitation, regulations governing the number and types of obligations, amounts for the payment of which may be deducted and paid by the Board at the option of the retired justice or judge pursuant to this section.


The Executive Officer of the Board, the Board and the System are not liable for any damages resulting from errors or omissions concerning the deductions and payment of premiums or contributions authorized pursuant to this section unless willful neglect or gross negligence is proven.

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