Nevada Miscellaneous Matters Related to Government and Public Affairs
Sec. § 241.040
Criminal and civil penalties; members attending meeting in violation of chapter not accomplices.


1.

Each member of a public body who attends a meeting of that public body where action is taken in violation of any provision of this chapter, with knowledge of the fact that the meeting is in violation thereof, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

2.

Wrongful exclusion of any person or persons from a meeting is a misdemeanor.

3.

A member of a public body who attends a meeting of that public body at which action is taken in violation of this chapter is not the accomplice of any other member so attending.

4.

In addition to any criminal penalty imposed pursuant to this section, each member of a public body who attends a meeting of that public body where action is taken in violation of any provision of this chapter, and who participates in such action with knowledge of the violation, is subject to a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed $500. The Attorney General may recover the penalty in a civil action brought in the name of the State of Nevada in any court of competent jurisdiction. Such an action must be commenced within 1 year after the date of the action taken in violation of this chapter.
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