Nevada Elections

Sec. § 294A.115
Limit on amount that may be committed or contributed to or accepted by candidate in special election to recall public officer during certain period; penalty.


1.

A person shall not make or commit to make a contribution or contributions to a candidate in a special election to recall a public officer, in an amount which exceeds $5,000, regardless of the number of candidates for the office.

2.

No contribution to a candidate in a recall election may be given or received except during the period:

(a)

Beginning on the date that a notice of intent to recall a public officer is filed pursuant to NRS 306.015; and

(b)

Ending on the latest of the following dates:

(1)

If a petition for recall is not submitted to the filing officer before the expiration of the notice of intent pursuant to the provisions of chapter 306 of NRS or is otherwise legally insufficient when submitted to the filing officer pursuant to the provisions of that chapter, on the date that the notice of intent expires or the petition is determined to be legally insufficient, as applicable.

(2)

If the legal sufficiency of a petition for recall is challenged and a district court determines that the petition is legally:
(I) Sufficient pursuant to chapter 306 of NRS and the order of the district court is appealed, on the date on which all appeals regarding the petition are exhausted.
(II) Insufficient pursuant to chapter 306 of NRS, on the date on which the period to appeal the order of the district court expires or, if the order of the district court is appealed, on the date on which all appeals regarding the petition are exhausted.

(3)

If a recall election is held, on the date of the special election to recall a public officer.

3.

No contribution made, committed to be made or accepted pursuant to this section for a special election to recall a public officer affects the limitations on the amount of contributions that may be committed, contributed or accepted pursuant to NRS 294A.100 for a primary election or general election.

4.

A candidate shall not accept a contribution or commitment to make a contribution made in violation of this section.

5.

A person who willfully violates any provision of this section is guilty of a category E felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.
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Feb. 5, 2021