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 As used in this chapter,
unless the context otherwise requires, “Commission” means the Nevada
Commission for Women.

      (Added to NRS by 1991, 1910; A 1995, 1921)

      1.  The Nevada Commission for Women, consisting of 10 members
appointed by the Governor, is hereby created.

      2.  The members appointed to the Commission must reflect varied
political philosophies regarding issues of concern to women.

      3.  The Governor shall designate one member of the Commission to
serve as Chairman and one member of the Commission to serve as Vice

      4.  Each Chairman, Vice Chairman and other officer of the
Commission shall serve for a term of 1 year.

      5.  No more than five members of the Commission may be from the
same political party.

      (Added to NRS by 1991, 1910; A 1995, 1921)

 Except for the initial members, the term of office of each member of the
Commission is 3 years and commences on July 1 of the year of appointment.
The members shall continue in office until their successors are
appointed. Members are eligible for reappointment, except that no member
may serve for any part of more than two consecutive terms. Vacancies must
be filled by appointment for the unexpired terms by the Governor.

      (Added to NRS by 1991, 1910; A 1995, 1921)
of the Commission receive no compensation for their services, but are
entitled to be reimbursed for all travel and other expenses actually and
necessarily incurred by them in the performance of their duties, within
the limits of money available from gifts, grants, contributions and other
money received pursuant to NRS 233I.090 .

      (Added to NRS by 1991, 1910; A 1995, 1921)
 The Commission
shall meet at the call of the Chairman as frequently as required to
perform its duties, but no less than quarterly. A majority of the members
of the Commission constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business,
and a majority of those present at any meeting is sufficient for any
official action taken by the Commission. The Commission shall, on or
before January 31 of each year, submit a report to the Governor and the
Legislature, or if the Legislature is not in session, to the Legislative
Commission, summarizing the Commission’s activities, needs and

      (Added to NRS by 1991, 1911; A 1995, 1921)

      1.  The Commission shall study the changing and developing roles of
women in society, including the recognition of socioeconomic factors that
influence the status of women, and recommend proposed legislation.

      2.  The Commission may collect and disseminate information on
activities, programs and essential services available to women in Nevada.

      (Added to NRS by 1991, 1911; A 1995, 1921)
 The Chairman of the
Commission may, with the approval of the Commission, appoint committees
from its members to assist in carrying out any of the functions or duties
of the Commission.

      (Added to NRS by 1991, 1911; A 1995, 1921)

      1.  The Director of the Department of Administration shall provide
staff assistance to the Commission as the Governor deems appropriate.

      2.  The Commission may engage the services of volunteer workers and
consultants without salary as is necessary from time to time.

      (Added to NRS by 1991, 1911; A 1995, 1921)
 The Commission may
apply for and receive gifts, grants, contributions or other money from
the Federal Government, private agencies, affiliated associations and
other persons for the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this
chapter and for defraying expenses incurred by the Commission in the
discharge of its duties.

      (Added to NRS by 1991, 1911; A 1995, 1921)

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