Nev. Admin. Code § 293.Sec. 15.1 - NEW

Current through March 28, 2022

1. If a ballot drop box is located outdoors and the city clerk or an employee of the city clerk is not constantly present at the location of the ballot drop box, the ballot drop box must be securely fastened in a manner that prevents it from being tampered with or moved.
2. In addition to any requirement set forth in subsection 1, if the city clerk or an employee of the city clerk is not constantly present at the location of a ballot drop box, the city clerk:
(a) Shall ensure that the ballot drop box is locked at all times that a person is not authorized by law to submit a mail ballot; and
(b) May surveil the ballot drop box for its security, including, without limitation, by taking any of the following measures:
(1) Video recording the ballot drop box; or
(2) Partnering with a law enforcement agency or similar entity to patrol the ballot drop box.
3. If a ballot drop box is located at a facility where the city clerk or an employee of the city clerk is constantly present, the city clerk must consider the ability of persons to access the ballot drop box for ballot submission on weekends and during evenings. The city clerk must take actions necessary to ensure that persons have adequate opportunity for ballot submission to the ballot drop box during early voting and on election day.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 293.Sec. 15.1
Added to NAC by Sec'y of State by R093-21A, eff. 2/28/2022
NRS 293.124, section 56 of Assembly Bill No. 321, chapter 248, Statutes of Nevada 2021, at page 1246 (NRS 293C.26321) .

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