Nevada Business Associations; Securities; Commodities
Sec. § 82A.310
Notice of alleged violation; referral of alleged violation to Attorney General; proceedings instituted by Attorney General.


1.

If the Secretary of State believes that a person has violated any provision of this chapter, NRS 598.1305 or any other provision of the laws of this State governing the solicitation of charitable contributions, the Secretary of State shall notify the person in writing of the alleged violation.

2.

The Secretary of State may refer an alleged violation of any provision of this chapter, NRS 598.1305 or any other provision of the laws of this State governing the solicitation of charitable contributions to the Attorney General for a determination of whether to institute proceedings in a court of competent jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of this chapter, NRS 598.1305 or any other provision of the laws of this State governing the solicitation of charitable contributions. The Attorney General may institute and prosecute the appropriate proceedings to enforce the provisions of this chapter, NRS 598.1305 or any other provision of the laws of this State governing the solicitation of charitable contributions.

3.

In addition to any other penalty imposed by law, in a proceeding instituted by the Attorney General pursuant to subsection 2, the Attorney General may seek an injunction or other equitable relief and may recover a civil penalty of not more than $1,000 for each violation. If the Attorney General prevails in such a proceeding, the Attorney General is entitled to recover the costs of the proceeding, including, without limitation, the cost of any investigation and reasonable attorneys fees.
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Nov. 17, 2019