1.An Investigative Fund is hereby created as an enterprise fund for the purposes of paying all expenses incurred by the Board and the Commission for investigation of an application for a license, finding of suitability or approval under the provisions of this chapter. The special revenue of the Investigative Fund is the money received by the State from the respective applicants. The amount to be paid by each applicant is the amount determined by the Board in each case, but the Board may not charge any amount to an applicant for a finding of suitability to be associated with a gaming enterprise pursuant to paragraph (a) of subsection 2 of NRS 463.167, other than a club venue operator.
2.Expenses may be advanced from the Investigative Fund by the Chair, and expenditures from the Fund may be made without regard to NRS 281.160. Any money received from the applicant in excess of the costs and charges incurred in the investigation or the processing of the application must be refunded pursuant to regulations adopted by the Board and the Commission. At the conclusion of the investigation, the Board shall give to the applicant a written accounting of the costs and charges so incurred.
3.Within 3 months after the end of a fiscal year, the amount of the balance in the Fund in excess of $2,000 must be deposited in the State General Fund.
Section 463.331 — Investigative Fund.,