Nevada State Executive Department
Powers and duties.
The Commission shall study the changing and developing roles of women in society, including, without limitation, the recognition of socioeconomic factors that influence the status of women, and recommend proposed legislation.
The Commission shall assist the Secretary of State in developing the survey of businesses in this State described in NRS 75A.410.
The Commission may:
Collect and disseminate information on activities, programs and essential services available to women in Nevada.
Advise executive and legislative bodies on the effect of proposed legislation on women.
Inform the news media, educators, governmental officers, professional, business and labor leaders and other persons in positions of authority or influence about issues pertaining to women.
Provide referrals and serve as a resource for information on issues pertaining to women.
Identify and recommend qualified women for positions in all levels of government.
Promote and facilitate collaboration among commissions and organizations for women at the local, state and national levels.
Recognize and promote the contributions that women in this State make at the local, state and national levels.
Enter into any contract or other agreement appropriate to carry out the provisions of this chapter, subject to the prior approval of the Director of the Department of Administration.
Prepare an annual work program outlining the objectives and tasks of the Commission for the year.