1. The county clerk shall establish and use a
retrieval team to collect and transport mail ballots from the ballot drop boxes
established in the county to the receiving center or to the central counting
place, as directed by the county clerk. If necessary, the county clerk may use
multiple retrieval teams to collect and transport the mail ballots.
2. A retrieval team shall be composed of at
least two persons. If a ballot drop box is established within a polling place,
the retrieval team must, if practicable, be composed of two members of the
election board who are of differing political parties.
3. A retrieval team must frequently collect
mail ballots from the ballot drop boxes established in the county beginning on
the date that the mail ballots are issued and ending at the close of the polls
on election day and as prescribed by subsection 4 or 5.
If there is a line of persons waiting to
submit a mail ballot to the ballot drop box at the close of the polls on
election day, a retrieval team shall:
Hand the last person in line at the close of polls a card prepared by the
county clerk that states "Last Person in Line"; and
(b) Refrain from collecting and transporting
the mail ballots in the ballot drop box until the time that the person holding
the card described in paragraph (a) has submitted the mail
5. If there is
not a line of persons waiting to submit a mail ballot to the ballot drop box at
the close of the polls on election day, the retrieval team shall immediately
collect and transport the mail ballots.
6. Each retrieval team shall, on a form
prescribed by the Secretary of State, submit to the Secretary of State, a
description of the chain of custody of the mail ballots collected and
transported by the retrieval team.
Added to NAC by
Sec'y of State by
293.124, section 8 of Assembly Bill No. 321,
chapter 248, Statutes of Nevada 2021, at page 1219 (NRS 293.269921)