Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 284.190
Liability for unlawful payment: Action for recovery; disposition of proceeds of action.


Every officer who willfully makes a payment of salary or compensation contrary to the provisions of this chapter and any officer who signs, countersigns, or authorizes the signing or countersigning of any warrant for such a payment, and the sureties on the officer’s official bond, are liable to the State of Nevada therefor.


An action to recover such a payment may be maintained in the district court of any county by the Administrator or a member of the Commission.


All money recovered in such an action, when collected, must be paid into the appropriate fund in the State Treasury.

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