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N.R.S. 293C.545 – City required to compensate county registrar for certain services; payment from city general fund

Overview of Statute

This section governs expenses to the county registrar associated with voter registration maintenance.


1.  As full compensation for all services rendered pursuant to the provisions of NRS 293C.120 and 293C.535 to 293C.542, inclusive, the county registrar is entitled to receive on behalf of the county the sum of 15 cents for each name of an elector copied, regardless of the number of times each name is copied.

2.  The account of the county registrar:

      (a) Is a claim against the city.

      (b) Must be made out so as to indicate clearly the number of names copied.

      (c) Must be sworn to and filed with the governing body of the city.

3.  The claim, including all other just and reasonable demands of other persons for books, advertising and supplies necessarily incurred in carrying out the provisions of NRS 293C.120 and 293C.535 to 293C.542, inclusive, must be audited and paid out of the general fund of the city.

4.  All money received by the county registrar pursuant to this section must be deposited for credit to the general fund of the county.

(Added to NRS by 1997, 3442)

Definition [Person]

1.  A natural person;

2.  Any form of business or social organization;

3.  Any nongovernmental legal entity, including, without limitation, a corporation, partnership, association, trust, unincorporated organization, labor union, committee for political action, political party and committee sponsored by a political party; or

4.  A government, governmental agency or political subdivision of a government.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 294A.009.

Definition [Elector]

A person who is eligible to vote under the provisions of Section 1 of Article 2 of the Constitution of the State of Nevada.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.055.

Regulations & Guidance

Attorney General's Opinions

  • AGO 48 (1963) Under the provisions of former NRS 293.583, compensation payable to a county clerk for his services relating to municipal elections is 15 cents for each name of an elector copied by him onto the official register, and he is not entitled to additional pay for making duplicates or to pay for extra help. (See NRS 293C.545.)