Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 281.123
Limitation on maximum salary payable to persons employed by State.


Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3 or NRS 281.1233, or as authorized by statute referring specifically to that position, the salary of a person employed by the State or any agency of the State must not exceed 95 percent of the salary for the office of Governor during the same period.


As used in subsection 1, the term “salary”:


Includes any:


Payment received by an employee for being available to work although the employee was not actually required to perform the work;


Increase in salary provided to compensate for a rise in the cost of living; and


Payment received as compensation for purportedly performing additional duties.


Excludes any:


Payment received as compensation for overtime even if that payment is otherwise authorized by law; and


Rent or utilities supplied to an employee if the employee is required by statute or regulation to live in a particular dwelling.


The provisions of subsection 1 do not apply to the salaries of:


Dentists and physicians employed full-time by the State; or


Officers and employees of the Nevada System of Higher Education.

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Feb. 5, 2021