Nevada Elections

Sec. § 293C.222
Appointment of pupil as trainee: Qualifications; requirements; duties; compensation.


1.

The city 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)

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

(b)

Enrolled in high school; and

(c)

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

2.

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

(a)

The pupil is appointed without party affiliation;

(b)

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

(c)

At least 20 days before the election in which the pupil will act as a trainee, the principal of the high school or the assigned school counselor of the pupil receives the city 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;

(d)

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

(e)

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

3.

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

(a)

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

(b)

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

4.

The city clerk may compensate a trainee for service at the same rate fixed for election board officers generally.
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Feb. 5, 2021