Nevada Elections

Sec. § 293.2175
Appointment of pupil as trainee: Qualifications; requirements; duties; compensation.


The county clerk may appoint a pupil as a trainee for the position of election board officer. To qualify for such an appointment, the pupil must be:


A United States citizen, a resident of Nevada and a resident of the county in which the pupil serves;


Enrolled in high school; and


At the time of service, at least 16 years of age.


The county clerk may only appoint a pupil as a trainee if:


The pupil is appointed without party affiliation;


The county clerk sends the pupil a certificate stating the date and hours that the pupil will act as a trainee;


At least 20 days before the election in which the pupil will act as a trainee, the principal of the high school or the pupil’s assigned school counselor receives the county clerk’s certificate and a written request signed by the pupil’s parent or guardian to be excused from school for the time specified in the certificate;


The principal of the high school or the assigned school counselor of the pupil approves the pupil’s request; and


The pupil attends the training class required by NRS 293B.260.


Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the county clerk may assign a trainee such duties as the county clerk deems appropriate. The county clerk shall not:


Require the trainee to perform those duties later than 10 p.m. or any applicable curfew, whichever is earlier; or


Assign more than one trainee to serve as an election board officer in any one polling place.


The county clerk may compensate a trainee for service at the same rate fixed for election board officers generally.

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Feb. 5, 2021