Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.395 - Mental Health

Acceptance by Administrator of donations, gifts and grants for disbursement to certain programs; contract for services for evaluation and recommendation of recipients for disbursements.

1. Upon approval of the Director of the Department, the Administrator may accept:

(a) Donations of money and gifts of real or personal property; and

(b) Grants of money from the Federal Government,

for use in public or private programs that provide services to persons in this state who are mentally ill or mentally retarded and persons with related conditions.

2. The Administrator shall disburse any donations, gifts and grants received pursuant to this section to programs that provide services to persons who are mentally ill or mentally retarded and persons with related conditions in a manner that supports the plan to coordinate services created by the Commission pursuant to subsection 7 of NRS 433.316. In the absence of a plan to coordinate services, the Administrator shall make disbursements to programs that will maximize the benefit provided to persons who are mentally ill or mentally retarded and persons with related conditions in consideration of the nature and value of the donation, gift or grant.

3. Within limits of legislative appropriations or other available money, the Administrator may enter into a contract for services related to the evaluation and recommendation of recipients for the disbursements required by this section.

Last modified: February 27, 2006