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N.R.S. 294A.343 - Persuasive poll concerning candidate: Penalty for violation

Overview of Statute

This section provides the penalty for violating disclosure requirements for persuasive polls.


Any person who knowingly violates the provisions of NRS 294A.341 is liable, in addition to any other penalty or remedy that may be provided by law, to a civil penalty of not more than $5,000 for each offense, which may be recovered by civil action on complaint of the Attorney General. All money collected as civil penalties pursuant to the provisions of this section must be deposited in the State General Fund.

      (Added to NRS by 1997, 1727)

Definition [State]

A state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293D.080.

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.