Nevada Elections

Sec. § 294A.120
Candidate required to report contributions received and account balances in reporting periods; requirements following election to office; procedure for reporting; contents of reports.


1.

Every candidate for office at a primary election or general election shall, not later than January 15 of the election year, for the period beginning January 1 of the previous year and ending on December 31 of the previous year, report:

(a)

Each contribution in excess of $100 received during the period;

(b)

Contributions received during the period from a contributor which cumulatively exceed $100;

(c)

The total of all contributions received during the period which are $100 or less and which are not otherwise required to be reported pursuant to paragraph (b); and

(d)

The balance in the account maintained by the candidate pursuant to NRS 294A.130 on the ending date of the period.

2.

In addition to the requirements set forth in subsection 1, every candidate for office at a primary election or general election shall, not later than:

(a)

April 15 of the election year, for the period beginning January 1 and ending on March 31 of the election year;

(b)

July 15 of the election year, for the period beginning April 1 and ending on June 30 of the election year;

(c)

October 15 of the election year, for the period beginning July 1 and ending on September 30 of the election year; and

(d)

January 15 of the year immediately following the election year, for the period beginning October 1 and ending on December 31 of the election year,
Ê report each contribution described in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of subsection 1 received during the period and the balance in the account maintained by the candidate pursuant to NRS 294A.130 on the ending date of the period.

3.

Except as otherwise provided in subsections 4, 5 and 6 and NRS 294A.223, every candidate for office at a special election shall, not later than:

(a)

Four days before the beginning of early voting by personal appearance for the special election, for the period from the candidate’s nomination through 5 days before the beginning of early voting by personal appearance for the special election;

(b)

Four days before the special election, for the period from 4 days before the beginning of early voting by personal appearance for the special election through 5 days before the special election; and

(c)

Thirty days after the special election, for the remaining period through the date of the special election,
Ê report each contribution described in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of subsection 1 received during the period and the balance in the account maintained by the candidate pursuant to NRS 294A.130 on the ending date of the period.

4.

Except as otherwise provided in subsections 5 and 6 and NRS 294A.223, every candidate for office at a special election to determine whether a public officer will be recalled shall, not later than:

(a)

Four days before the beginning of early voting by personal appearance for the special election, for the period from the date the notice of intent to circulate the petition for recall is filed pursuant to NRS 306.015 through the 5 days before the beginning of early voting by personal appearance for the special election;

(b)

Four days before the special election, for the period from 4 days before the beginning of early voting by personal appearance for the special election through 5 days before the special election; and

(c)

Thirty days after the special election, for the remaining period through the date of the special election,
Ê report each contribution described in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of subsection 1 received during the period and the balance in the account maintained by the candidate pursuant to NRS 294A.130 on the ending date of the period.

5.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 6, 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, every candidate for office at a special election to determine whether a public officer will be recalled shall, not later than 30 days after the expiration of the notice of intent, for the period from the filing of the notice of intent through the date that the notice of intent expires or the petition is determined to be legally insufficient, report each contribution described in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of subsection 1 received during the period and the balance in the account maintained by the candidate pursuant to NRS 294A.130 on the ending date of the period. The provisions of this subsection apply to the candidate for office at a special election if the petition for recall:

(a)

Is not submitted to the filing officer as required by chapter 306 of NRS;

(b)

Is submitted to the filing officer without any valid signatures or with fewer than the necessary number of valid signatures required by chapter 306 of NRS; or

(c)

Is otherwise legally insufficient or efforts to obtain the necessary number of valid signatures required by chapter 306 of NRS are suspended or discontinued.

6.

If the legal sufficiency of a petition for recall is challenged and a district court determines that the petition is legally:

(a)

Sufficient pursuant to chapter 306 of NRS and the order of the district court is appealed, every candidate for office at a special election to determine whether a public officer will be recalled shall:

(1)

Not later than 30 days after the date on which the notice of appeal is filed, for the period from the filing of the notice of intent to circulate the petition for recall through the date on which the notice of appeal is filed, report each contribution described in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of subsection 1 received during the period and the balance in the account maintained by the candidate pursuant to NRS 294A.130 on the ending date of the period.

(2)

Not later than 30 days after the date on which all appeals regarding the petition are exhausted, for the period from the day after the date on which the notice of appeal is filed through the date on which all appeals regarding the petition are exhausted, report each contribution described in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of subsection 1 received during the period and the balance in the account maintained by the candidate pursuant to NRS 294A.130 on the ending date of the period.

(b)

Insufficient pursuant to chapter 306 of NRS, every candidate for office at a special election to determine whether a public officer will be recalled shall:

(1)

Not later than 30 days after the date on which the district court orders the filing officer to cease any further proceedings regarding the petition, for the period from the filing of the notice of intent to circulate the petition for recall through the date of the district court’s order, report each contribution described in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of subsection 1 received during the period and the balance in the account maintained by the candidate pursuant to NRS 294A.130 on the ending date of the period.

(2)

Not later than 30 days after the date on which all appeals regarding the petition are exhausted, for the period from the day after the date of the district court’s order through the date on which all appeals regarding the petition are exhausted, report each contribution described in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of subsection 1 received during the period and the balance in the account maintained by the candidate pursuant to NRS 294A.130 on the ending date of the period.

7.

In addition to complying with the applicable requirements of subsections 1 to 6, inclusive, if a candidate is elected to office at a primary election, general election or special election, he or she must, not later than January 15 of each year, report the information described in paragraphs (a) to (d), inclusive, of subsection 1 for the period beginning January 1 of the previous year and ending on December 31 of the previous year. The provisions of this subsection apply to the candidate until the year immediately preceding the next election year for that office. Nothing in this subsection:

(a)

Requires the candidate to report information described in paragraphs (a) to (d), inclusive, of subsection 1 that has previously been reported in a timely manner pursuant to subsections 1 to 6, inclusive; or

(b)

Authorizes the candidate to not comply with the applicable requirements of subsections 1 to 6, inclusive, if he or she becomes a candidate for another office at a primary election, general election or special election during his or her term of office.

8.

Except as otherwise provided in NRS 294A.3733, reports of contributions must be filed electronically with the Secretary of State.

9.

A report shall be deemed to be filed on the date that it was received by the Secretary of State.

10.

The name and address of the contributor and the date on which the contribution was received must be included on the report for each contribution in excess of $100 and contributions which a contributor has made cumulatively in excess of that amount since the beginning of the current reporting period.
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