Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 281.240
Grant of authority to discharge duties of public office unlawful; giving consideration for grant unlawful; penalties.


Every person holding or exercising any office under the laws or constitution of this state, who shall, for any reward or gratuity paid, or agreed to be paid, grant to another the right or authority to discharge any of the duties of such office (except the person’s lawful deputies), shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $5,000, and shall be removed from office.


Every person who shall give, or make any agreement to give, any reward or gratuity in consideration of such grant or authority, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $5,000.

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