Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 281A.240
Executive Director: Duties; employment of staff; designation of qualified person to perform duties when Executive Director unable to act on matter.


In addition to any other duties imposed upon the Executive Director, the Executive Director shall:


Maintain complete and accurate records of all transactions and proceedings of the Commission.


Receive ethics complaints and requests for advisory opinions pursuant to this chapter.


Gather information and conduct investigations regarding ethics complaints and requests for advisory opinions pursuant to this chapter.


Submit recommendations to the review panel regarding whether there is just and sufficient cause for the Commission to render an opinion in a matter.


Recommend to the Commission any regulations or legislation that the Executive Director considers desirable or necessary to improve the operation of the Commission and maintain high standards of ethical conduct in government.


Upon the request of any public officer or the employer of a public employee, conduct training on the requirements of this chapter, the rules and regulations adopted by the Commission and previous opinions of the Commission. In any such training, the Executive Director shall emphasize that the Executive Director is not a member of the Commission and that only the Commission may issue opinions concerning the application of the statutory ethical standards to any given set of facts and circumstances. The Commission may charge a reasonable fee to cover the costs of training provided by the Executive Director pursuant to this subsection.


Perform such other duties, not inconsistent with law, as may be required by the Commission.


The Executive Director shall, within the limits of legislative appropriation, employ such persons as are necessary to carry out any of the Executive Director’s duties relating to:


The administration of the affairs of the Commission; and


The investigation of matters under the jurisdiction of the Commission.


If the Executive Director is prohibited from acting on a particular matter or is otherwise unable to act on a particular matter, the Chair of the Commission shall designate a qualified person to perform the duties of the Executive Director with regard to that particular matter.

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