Nevada Public Financial Administration

Sec. § 353C.200
Contract with private debt collector: Conditions; prohibitions; provisions regarding costs of and fees for collecting debt.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, if an agency has assigned a debt to the State Controller for collection pursuant to NRS 353C.195, the State Controller may enter into a contract with a private debt collector or any other person for the assignment of the collection of the debt if the State Controller:

(a)

Determines the assignment is likely to generate more net revenue than equivalent efforts by the State Controller to collect the debt, including collection efforts pursuant to this chapter;

(b)

Determines the assignment will not compromise future collections of state revenue; and

(c)

Notifies the debtor in writing at his or her address of record that the debt will be turned over for private collection unless the debtor:

(1)

Pays the debt in full; or

(2)

Enters into an agreement, pursuant to NRS 353C.130, for the payment of the debt on an installment basis.

2.

A contract for the assignment of the collection of a debt may provide for:

(a)

Payment by the State Controller to the private debt collector or other person of the costs of collection and fees for collecting the debt; or

(b)

Collection by the private debt collector or other person from the debtor of the costs of collection and fees for collecting the debt.
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Feb. 5, 2021