Nevada State Executive Department
Sec. § 232B.061
Considerations in determining whether agency is operating efficiently and effectively.


After the Legislative Commission considers the answers to questions about the need for the agency, the Legislative Commission shall:

1.

Obtain, and consider in determining whether the agency is operating efficiently, answers to the following questions:

(a)

Has the agency operated in the public interest? To what extent have the agencys operations in the public interest been impeded or aided by existing statutes and by other circumstances, including its budget and personnel?

(b)

Has the agency handled formal complaints from the public concerning persons subject to its regulation efficiently and with dispatch?

(c)

Has the agency required or requested persons whom it regulates to assess problems which affect the public in the profession, business or occupation and to report the effect on the public of regulations and decisions of the agency, particularly regarding improvements in economy and quality of service?

(d)

Has the agency encouraged participation by the public in making regulations and carrying out its responsibilities?

(e)

Does the agency have or require the use of any unnecessary forms, reports or recordkeeping?

2.

Obtain, and consider in determining whether the agency is operating effectively, answers to the following questions:

(a)

Are the regulatory statutes well constructed and free from ambiguity and redundancy?

(b)

Does the law provide clear objectives from the agency? Is the agency effectively achieving its statutory objectives and do the results reflect the intent of the law?

(c)

Has the agency recommended changes to the law which would benefit the public rather than the persons it regulates?

(d)

Do the regulations of the agency accurately reflect the intent of the Legislature and are they in the least restrictive form?

(e)

Has the agency restricted the entry of qualified applicants? Has it permitted only qualified applicants to serve the public?
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