Nev. Admin. Code § 293.Sec. 3.4 - NEW

Current through March 28, 2022

The daily audit of an electronic device used to verify signatures on mail ballots that is required pursuant to section 17 of Assembly Bill No. 321, chapter 248, Statutes of Nevada 2021, at page 1223 (NRS 293.269937) , must comply with the following requirements:

1. The county clerk shall select a random sample of 1 percent of the mail ballots received before 3:00 p.m. from the previous 24-hour period for which the electronic device has verified the signatures.
2. A team of bipartisan election board officers appointed by the county clerk shall manually review the signatures selected in accordance with the procedures set forth in section 11 of Assembly Bill No. 321, chapter 248, Statutes of Nevada 2021, at page 1220 (NRS 293.269927) .
3. The election board officers shall sign and date the daily audit report. The audit report must be deposited in the vaults of the county clerk pursuant to NRS 293.391, as amended by section 34 of Assembly Bill No. 321, chapter 248, Statutes of Nevada 2021, at page 1232.
4. If the team of election board officers rejects a signature that the electronic device verified, then the electronic device fails the audit and the county clerk shall:
(a) Immediately stop using the electronic device;
(b) Notify the Secretary of State in writing within 48 hours after the electronic device has failed the audit; and
(c) Work with the Secretary of State to identify the issue and implement a solution.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 293.Sec. 3.4
Added to NAC by Sec'y of State by R095-21A, eff. 2/28/2022
NRS 293.124, 293.247, section 17 of Assembly Bill No. 321, chapter 248, Statutes of Nevada 2021, at page 1223 (NRS 293.269937)

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