2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 14 PROCEDURE IN CRIMINAL CASES
Chapter 179D Registration of Sex Offenders and Offenders Convicted of a Crime Against a Child
NRS 179D.132 Creation; members and appointing authorities; Chair; terms; vacancies; meetings; quorum; salaries and per diem; staff.

NRS 179D.132 Creation; members and appointing authorities; Chair; terms; vacancies; meetings; quorum; salaries and per diem; staff.

1. The Advisory Committee to Study Laws Concerning Sex Offender Registration is hereby created.

2. The Committee consists of the following members:

(a) The Attorney General or the Attorney General's designee;

(b) One member of the Assembly appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly;

(c) One member of the Senate appointed by the Majority Leader of the Senate;

(d) One member appointed by the Nevada Sheriffs' and Chiefs' Association, or a successor organization;

(e) One member appointed by the Nevada District Attorneys Association, or a successor organization;

(f) One member who is a public defender, appointed by the governing body of the State Bar of Nevada;

(g) One member appointed by the American Civil Liberties Union, or a successor organization; and

(h) Any member appointed by an organization that has been authorized by the Attorney General to appoint a member of the Committee pursuant to NRS 179D.134.

3. The Attorney General or the Attorney General's designee is the Chair of the Committee.

4. Each member who is appointed to the Committee serves a term of 2 years. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3 of NRS 179D.134:

(a) Members may be reappointed for additional terms of 2 years in the same manner as the original appointments; and

(b) Any vacancy occurring in the membership of the Committee must be filled in the same manner as the original appointment not later than 30 days after the vacancy occurs.

5. The Committee shall meet at least twice each year and may meet at such further times as deemed necessary by the Chair.

6. A majority of the members of the Committee constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business, and a majority of those members present at any meeting is sufficient for any official action taken by the Committee.

7. The Committee shall comply with the provisions of chapter 241 of NRS, and all meetings of the Committee must be conducted in accordance with that chapter.

8. For each day or portion of a day during which a member of the Committee who is a Legislator attends a meeting of the Committee or is otherwise engaged in the business of the Committee, except during a regular or special session of the Legislature, the Legislator is entitled to receive the:

(a) Compensation provided for a majority of the members of the Legislature during the first 60 days of the preceding regular session;

(b) Per diem allowance provided for state officers generally; and

(c) Travel expenses provided pursuant to NRS 218A.655.

The compensation, per diem allowances and travel expenses of the members of the Committee who are Legislators must be paid from the Legislative Fund.

9. While engaged in the business of the Committee, to the extent of legislative appropriation, the members of the Committee who are not Legislators are entitled to receive the per diem allowance and travel expenses provided for state officers and employees generally.

10. A member of the Committee who is an officer or employee of this State or a political subdivision of this State must be relieved from his or her duties without loss of regular compensation so that he or she may prepare for and attend meetings of the Committee and perform any work necessary to carry out the duties of the Committee in the most timely manner practicable. A state agency or political subdivision of this State shall not require an officer or employee who is a member of the Committee to:

(a) Make up the time the member is absent from work to carry out his or her duties as a member of the Committee; or

(b) Take annual leave or compensatory time for the absence.

11. The Attorney General shall provide the Committee with such staff as is necessary to carry out the duties of the Committee.

(Added to NRS by 2009, 427)



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