N.R.S. 294A.362 - Candidate to report contributions in form of goods and services provided in kind; period covered; form; manner of filing
Overview of Statute
This section requires a candidate to report contributions in the form of goods and services in kind.
1. In addition to reporting information pursuant to NRS 294A.120, 294A.125, 294A.128 and 294A.200, each candidate who is required to file a report pursuant to NRS 294A.120, 294A.125, 294A.128 or 294A.200 shall report on the form designed and made available by the Secretary of State pursuant to NRS 294A.373 goods and services provided in kind for which money would otherwise have been paid. The candidate shall list on the form:
(a) Each such contribution in excess of $100 received during the reporting period;
(b) Each such contribution from a contributor received during the reporting period which cumulatively exceeds $100;
(c) Each such campaign expense in excess of $100 incurred during the reporting period;
(d) The total of all such contributions received during the reporting period which are $100 or less and which are not otherwise required to be reported pursuant to paragraph (b); and
(e) The total of all such campaign expenses incurred during the reporting period which are $100 or less.
2. The Secretary of State shall not require a candidate to list the contributions and campaign expenses described in this section on any form other than the form designed and made available by the Secretary of State pursuant to NRS 294A.373.
3. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 294A.3733, the report required by subsection 1 must be filed in the same manner and at the same time as the report filed pursuant to NRS 294A.120, 294A.125, 294A.128 or 294A.200.
1. Definition for Contribution
1. “Contribution” means a gift, loan, conveyance, deposit, payment, transfer or distribution of money or of anything of value other than the services of a volunteer, and includes:
(a) The payment by any person, other than a candidate, of compensation for the personal services of another person which are rendered to a:
(2) Person who makes an independent expenditure; or
(3) Committee for political action, political party or committee sponsored by a political party which makes an expenditure for or against a candidate or group of candidates, without charge to the candidate, person, committee or political party.
(b) The value of services provided in kind for which money would have otherwise been paid, such as paid polling and resulting data, paid direct mail, paid solicitation by telephone, any paid paraphernalia that was printed or otherwise produced to promote a campaign and the use of paid personnel to assist in a campaign.
2. As used in this section, “volunteer” means a person who does not receive compensation of any kind, directly or indirectly, for the services provided to a campaign.
See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 294A.007.
2. Definition for Campaign expenses
1. All expenses incurred by a candidate for a campaign, including, without limitation:
(a) Office expenses;
(b) Expenses related to volunteers;
(c) Expenses related to travel;
(d) Expenses related to advertising;
(e) Expenses related to paid staff;
(f) Expenses related to consultants;
(g) Expenses related to polling;
(h) Expenses related to special events;
(i) Expenses related to a legal defense fund;
(j) Contributions made to another candidate, a nonprofit corporation that is registered or required to be registered pursuant to NRS 294A.225, a committee for political action that is registered or required to be registered pursuant to NRS 294A.230 or a committee for the recall of a public officer that is registered or required to be registered pursuant to NRS 294A.250;
(k) Fees for filing declarations of candidacy or acceptances of candidacy; and
(l) Repayment or forgiveness of a loan.
2. Expenditures, as defined in NRS 294A.0075.
3. The disposal of any unspent contributions pursuant to NRS 294A.160.
See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 294A.0035.
3. Definition for 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.
4. Definition for Candidate
1. Who files a declaration of candidacy;
2. Who files an acceptance of candidacy;
3. Whose name appears on an official ballot at any election; or
4. Who has received one or more contributions in excess of $100, regardless of whether:
(a) The person has filed a declaration of candidacy or an acceptance of candidacy; or
(b) The name of the person appears on an official ballot at any election.
See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 294A.005.