Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 281.5583
“Educational or informational meeting, event or trip” defined.


1.

“Educational or informational meeting, event or trip” means any meeting, event or trip undertaken or attended by a public officer or candidate if, in connection with the meeting, event or trip:

(a)

The public officer or candidate or a member of the public officer’s or candidate’s household receives anything of value to undertake or attend the meeting, event or trip from an interested person; and

(b)

The public officer or candidate provides or receives any education or information on matters relating to the legislative, administrative or political action of the public officer or the candidate if elected.

2.

The term includes, without limitation, any reception, gathering, conference, convention, discussion, forum, roundtable, seminar, symposium, speaking engagement or other similar meeting, event or trip with an educational or informational component.

3.

The term does not include:

(a)

A meeting, event or trip undertaken or attended by a public officer or candidate or a member of the public officer’s or candidate’s household for personal reasons or for reasons relating to any professional or occupational license held by the public officer or candidate or the member of the public officer’s or candidate’s household, unless the public officer or candidate or the member of the public officer’s or candidate’s household participates as one of the primary speakers, instructors or presenters at the meeting, event or trip.

(b)

A meeting, event or trip undertaken or attended by a public officer or candidate or a member of the public officer’s or candidate’s household if the meeting, event or trip is undertaken or attended as part of his or her bona fide employment or service as an employee or independent contractor and anything of value received by the public officer or candidate or the member of the public officer’s or candidate’s household for the meeting, event or trip or otherwise paid for or reimbursed to the public officer or candidate or the member of the public officer’s or candidate’s household as part of his or her bona fide employment or service as an employee or independent contractor.

(c)

A meeting, event or trip excluded from the term “educational or informational meeting, event or trip” as defined in NRS 218H.045.

4.

For the purposes of this section, “anything of value” includes, without limitation, any actual expenses for food, beverages, registration fees, travel or lodging provided or given to or paid for the benefit of the public officer or candidate or a member of the public officer’s or candidate’s household or reimbursement for any such actual expenses paid by the public officer or candidate or a member of the public officer’s or candidate’s household, if the expenses are incurred on a day during which the public officer or candidate or a member of the public officer’s or candidate’s household undertakes or attends the meeting, event or trip or during which the public officer or candidate or a member of the public officer’s or candidate’s household travels to or from the meeting, event or trip.
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Feb. 5, 2021