Nevada State Executive Department
General powers and duties.
The State Treasurer:
Shall receive and keep all money of the State which is not expressly required by law to be received and kept by some other person.
Shall receipt to the State Controller for all money received, from whatever source, at the time of receiving it.
Shall establish the policies to be followed in the investment of money of the State, subject to the periodic review and approval or disapproval of those policies by the State Board of Finance.
May employ any necessary investment and financial advisers to render advice and other services in connection with the investment of money of the State.
Shall disburse the public money upon warrants drawn upon the Treasury by the State Controller, and not otherwise. The warrants must be registered and paid in the order of their registry. The State Treasurer may use any sampling or postaudit technique, or both, which he or she considers reasonable to verify the proper distribution of warrants.
Shall keep a just, true and comprehensive account of all money received and disbursed.
Shall deliver in good order to his or her successor in office all money, records, books, papers and other things belonging to his or her office.
Shall fix, charge and collect reasonable fees for:
Investing the money in any fund or account which is credited for interest earned on money deposited in it; and
Special services rendered to other state agencies or to members of the public which increase the cost of operating his or her office.
Serves as the primary representative of the State in matters concerning any nationally recognized bond credit rating agency for the purposes of the issuance of any obligation authorized on the behalf and in the name of the State, except as otherwise provided in NRS 538.206 and except for those obligations issued pursuant to chapter 319 of NRS and NRS 349.400 to 349.987, inclusive.
Is directly responsible for the issuance of any obligation authorized on the behalf and in the name of the State, except as otherwise provided in NRS 538.206 and except for those obligations issued pursuant to chapter 319 of NRS and NRS 349.400 to 349.987, inclusive. The State Treasurer:
Shall issue such an obligation as soon as practicable after receiving a request from a state agency for the issuance of the obligation.
May, except as otherwise provided in NRS 538.206, employ necessary legal, financial or other professional services in connection with the authorization, sale or issuance of such an obligation.
May organize and facilitate statewide pooled financing programs, including lease purchases, for the benefit of the State and any political subdivision, including districts organized pursuant to NRS 450.550 to 450.750, inclusive, and chapters 244A, 318, 379, 474, 541, 543 and 555 of NRS.
Shall serve as the Administrator of Unclaimed Property.