Nevada Public Property and Purchasing
Sec. § 334.080
State or local governmental officer or employee required to refuse and report certain offers or promises from bidders on contracts and prohibited from offering or providing certain information to bidders.


1.

An officer or employee of the State or a local government who receives an offer or promise of future employment, a business opportunity, money, a gratuity or any other thing of value from a person who has provided a bid or proposal on a contract for supplies, materials, equipment or services to be awarded by the State or local government or from an officer, employee, representative, agent or consultant of such a person shall:

(a)

Refuse the offer or promise; and

(b)

Within 72 hours after receiving the offer or promise, report the occurrence to his or her immediate supervisor or, if he or she does not have an immediate supervisor, to the administrative head of the agency by which he or she is employed. The requirement to report such an offer or promise pursuant to this paragraph applies regardless of whether the offer or promise is subsequently withdrawn.

2.

Before a contract for supplies, materials, equipment or services is awarded by the State or a local government, an officer or employee of the State or local government shall not offer or provide to a person who has bid on the contract:

(a)

Any proprietary information regarding the contract; or

(b)

Any information regarding a bid on the contract submitted by another person, unless such information is available to the general public.

3.

An officer or employee of the State or a local government who violates the provisions of subsection 1 or 2 is subject to disciplinary action.

4.

As used in this section:

(a)

Local government means any political subdivision of the State, including, without limitation, a county, city, town, school district, general improvement district or other district.

(b)

State means the State of Nevada or any board, commission, department or other agency or instrumentality thereof.
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Oct. 22, 2019