Nevada Revised Statutes Section 205A.040 - Crimes and Punishments

Creation; membership; terms of members; election of Chairman and Vice Chairman; vacancies; members serve without compensation; members holding public office or employed by governmental entity.

1. The Advisory Board for the Nevada Task Force for Technological Crime is hereby created.

2. The Board consists of nine members as follows:

(a) The Attorney General.

(b) The Director of the Department of Information Technology.

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

(d) One member of the Assembly appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly.

(e) Five other persons appointed by the Governor as follows:

(1) Two persons who represent major sectors of the economy of this state that are impacted significantly by technological crimes.

(2) One person who is an employee of a law enforcement agency of this state.

(3) One person who is an employee of a public educational institution within this state.

(4) One person who is a resident of this state and who is employed by the Federal Government.

3. Each member of the Board who is appointed to the Board serves for a term of 4 years. A vacancy on the Board in an appointed position must be filled in the same manner as the original appointment. A member may be reappointed to the Board.

4. The members of the Board shall elect a Chairman and Vice Chairman by majority vote. After the initial election, the Chairman and Vice Chairman shall hold office for a term of 1 year beginning on July 1 of each year. If a vacancy occurs in the chairmanship or vice chairmanship, the members of the Board shall elect a Chairman or Vice Chairman, as appropriate, from among its members for the remainder of the unexpired term.

5. The members of the Board:

(a) Serve without compensation; and

(b) May, upon written request, receive the per diem allowance and travel expenses provided for state officers and employees generally while engaged in the business of the Board.

6. A member of the Board who is an officer or employee of this state or a political subdivision of this state must be relieved from his duties without loss of his regular compensation so that he may prepare for and attend meetings of the Board and perform any work necessary to carry out the duties of the Board 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 Board to make up the time he is absent from work to carry out his duties as a member of the Board or use annual vacation or compensatory time for the absence.

Last modified: February 25, 2006