Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 287.320
Employer may agree with employee to defer compensation; investment of withheld money; deferred compensation and related property, rights and income held in trust.


1.

The State may agree with any of its employees, and the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada may agree with any of its employees, to defer the compensation due to them in accordance with a program approved by the Committee which may consist of one or more plans authorized by 26 U.S.C. § 401(a), 401(k), 403(b), 457 or 3121, including, without limitation, a FICA alternative plan, or any other plan authorized by any federal law to reduce taxable compensation or other forms of compensation. The Board of Regents may agree with any of its employees to defer the compensation due to them as authorized by 26 U.S.C. § 403(b) without submitting the program to the Committee for its approval. An employee may defer compensation under one or more plans in the Program.

2.

The employer shall withhold the amount of compensation which an employee has, by such an agreement, directed the employer to defer.

3.

The employer may invest the withheld money in any investment approved by the Committee or, in the case of deferred compensation under 26 U.S.C. § 403(b) for employees of the Nevada System of Higher Education by the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada.

4.

The investments must be underwritten and offered in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, and may be offered only by persons who are authorized and licensed under all applicable state and federal regulations.

5.

All amounts of compensation deferred pursuant to the Program, all property and all rights purchased with those amounts and all income attributable to those amounts, property or rights must, in accordance with 26 U.S.C. § 401(a), 401(k), 403(b), 457(g) or 3121, including, without limitation, a FICA alternative plan, or any other federal law authorizing a plan to reduce taxable compensation or other forms of compensation, as applicable, be held in trust for the exclusive benefit of the participants in the Program and their beneficiaries.
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Feb. 5, 2021