Nev. Admin. Code § 293.Sec. 4.1 - NEW

Current through March 28, 2022

1. A registered voter with a disability who applies for a ballot pursuant to section 1 of Assembly Bill No. 121, chapter 315, Statutes of Nevada 2021, at page 1870 (NRS 293.269951) must indicate on the application:
(a) Whether the local elections official must send the ballot to the registered voter by mail or approved electronic transmission; and
(b) Whether the registered voter will return the ballot to the local elections official by mail or approved electronic transmission.
2. If a registered voter with a disability indicates on the application for a ballot that he or she will return the ballot by mail, the local elections official must provide to the registered voter a ballot and instructions for marking and returning the ballot, including, without limitation:
(a) How to indicate the candidate or candidates for whom the voter is voting;
(b) How to correct the ballot if the voter commits an error marking the ballot or wants to change the candidate or candidates for whom the voter is voting;
(c) An explanation that the completed ballot must be inserted into the accompanying privacy sleeve or envelope;
(d) An explanation that the registered voter must insert the privacy envelope or sleeve into the declaration envelope;
(e) An explanation that the registered voter must complete and sign the declaration on the front of the declaration envelope; and
(f) An explanation of the deadline for the registered voter to cast and return the ballot and other necessary voting materials, including, without limitation, the declaration set forth in section 5, by mail to the appropriate local elections official.
3. If a registered voter with a disability indicates on the application for a ballot that he or she will return the ballot by approved electronic transmission, the local elections official must provide to the registered voter a ballot and instructions for marking and returning the ballot, including, without limitation:
(a) How to indicate the candidate or candidates for whom the registered voter is voting.
(b) An explanation that the declaration set forth in section 5 must be signed by the registered voter and returned by approved electronic transmission with the ballot.
(c) An explanation of how to return the ballot by approved electronic transmission.
(d) An explanation of the deadline for the registered voter to cast and return the ballot and other necessary voting materials, including, without limitation, the declaration set forth in section 5, by approved electronic transmission to the appropriate local elections official.
4. In addition to any applicable requirements set forth in subsections 2 and 3, the local elections official must:
(a) Provide to the registered voter the contact information of the local elections official or an authorized representative of the local elections official who will be available during normal business hours to answer questions from the voter concerning the ballot. Such information must include, without limitation, the local elections official or authorized representative's name, address, phone number, facsimile transmission number and electronic mail address.
(b) Instruct the registered voter that the ballot may not be used by another registered voter or duplicated.
(c) Provide to the registered voter any other information required by the Secretary of State or local elections official.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 293.Sec. 4.1
Added to NAC by Sec'y of State by R081-21A, eff. 2/28/2022
NRS 293.124, 293.247, 293.250, as amended by section 1 of Assembly Bill No. 121, chapter 315, Statutes of Nevada 2021, at page 1870 (NRS 293.269951)

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