Nevada Elections

Sec. § 294A.200
Candidate required to report campaign expenses and disposition of certain unspent money 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 of the campaign expenses in excess of $100 incurred during the period;

(b)

Each amount in excess of $100 disposed of pursuant to NRS 294A.160 or subsection 3 of NRS 294A.286 during the period;

(c)

The total of all campaign expenses incurred during the period which are $100 or less; and

(d)

The total of all amounts disposed of during the period pursuant to NRS 294A.160 or subsection 3 of NRS 294A.286 which are $100 or less.

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 of the campaign expenses described in subsection 1 incurred during 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 of the campaign expenses described in subsection 1 incurred during 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 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 of the campaign expenses described in subsection 1 incurred during 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 of the campaign expenses described in subsection 1 incurred during 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 of the campaign expenses described in subsection 1 incurred during 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 of the campaign expenses described in subsection 1 incurred during 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 of the campaign expenses described in subsection 1 incurred during 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 of the campaign expenses described in subsection 1 incurred during the period.

7.

In addition to complying with the applicable reporting 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 each of the campaign expenses described in subsection 1 incurred during 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 section:

(a)

Requires the candidate to report a campaign expense 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 subsection 9, if a candidate disposes of contributions pursuant to NRS 294A.160 or 294A.286 in any calendar year for which the candidate is not required to file a report pursuant to other provisions of this section, the candidate shall on or before January 15 of the following year, for the period beginning January 1 and ending on December 31 of the calendar year, report:

(a)

Each amount in excess of $100 disposed of pursuant to NRS 294A.160 or 294A.286 during the period; and

(b)

The total of all amounts disposed of during the period pursuant to NRS 294A.160 or 294A.286 which are $100 or less.

9.

If a candidate for office at a special election to determine whether a public officer will be recalled disposes of contributions pursuant to subsection 5 of NRS 294A.160, the candidate shall, on or before the 15th day of the second month following the last day for the candidate to receive a contribution pursuant to NRS 294A.115, report:

(a)

Each amount in excess of $100 disposed of pursuant to subsection 5 of NRS 294A.160; and

(b)

The total of all amounts disposed of during the period pursuant to subsection 5 of NRS 294A.160 which are $100 or less.

10.

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

11.

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