Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 284.3775
Transfer of certain employees in Judicial Branch, unclassified service or Legislative Branch to classified service; exceptions; rights of employee in classified service who accepted position in Legislative Branch.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in this section, employees of the Supreme Court, employees of the Court of Appeals or employees in the unclassified service of the Executive Branch of the Government of the State of Nevada who have served for 4 consecutive months or more are entitled to transfer to a position having similar duties and compensation in the classified service of the State on the same basis as employees may transfer within the classified service from a position under one appointing authority to a position under another appointing authority.

2.

An employee of the Legislative Branch of the Government of the State of Nevada who has served for 4 consecutive months or more is entitled to transfer to:

(a)

Any position in the classified service of the State having similar duties and compensation; or

(b)

Any other position in the classified service of the State for which the employee is qualified, without regard to the duties and compensation of the position.
Ê Except as otherwise provided in this subsection and subsection 6, such an employee is entitled to transfer to such a position on the same basis as employees may transfer within the classified service from a position under one appointing authority to a position under another appointing authority.

3.

The benefit conferred by subsections 1 and 2 includes any exemption from the taking of a competitive examination, retention of credits for annual and sick leave, and priority on the lists of eligible persons to the extent that such privileges are accorded to employees transferring within the classified service.

4.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 6, the benefits conferred by subsection 1 do not apply to an employee in the unclassified service who is the chief officer of a department or division.

5.

Except as otherwise provided in this subsection and subsection 6, a person may not transfer pursuant to subsection 1 to a class composed of:

(a)

Professionally qualified persons; or

(b)

Officers and administrators who set broad policies and exercise responsibility for the execution of those policies.
Ê A person may transfer to a class described in paragraph (a) or (b) if that class is provided for pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 284.155.

6.

The restrictions provided in subsections 4 and 5 do not apply to:

(a)

An employee of the Legislative Branch of Government; or

(b)

An employee of the Supreme Court, an employee of the Court of Appeals or an employee in the unclassified service of the Executive Branch of Government whose appointment to that position was immediately preceded by an appointment in the classified service, except that an employee described in this paragraph may only transfer to a position in the classified service that has duties and compensation that are similar either to the employee’s current position or to a position the employee previously held in the classified service.

7.

An employee in the classified service of the State who is granted leave without pay to accept a position in the Legislative Branch of Government during a regular or special session:

(a)

Is entitled to be restored to the employee’s previous position in the classified service upon the completion of the legislative session without loss of seniority or benefits. Seniority must be calculated as if the employee had not taken the leave.

(b)

Is eligible to fill vacancies in positions within the classified service to the extent that the employee would be eligible if the employee was not on leave from the employee’s position in the classified service.

8.

An employee of the Legislative Branch of the Government of the State of Nevada who is employed at the conclusion of a regular session of the Legislature and is eligible at that time pursuant to subsection 2 to transfer to a position in the classified service of the State may transfer to such a position on or before November 1 following session notwithstanding the termination of the employee’s employment with the Legislative Branch of Government before that date.

9.

For the purposes of this section, the weekly compensation of an employee of the Legislative Branch of Government who is paid a daily salary during a legislative session is seven times the daily salary.
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