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Nevada Revised Statutes Title 17. State Legislative Department § 218E.180. Additional powers and duties

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The Legislative Commission may:

1. Carry forward the participation of the State of Nevada as a member of the Council of State Governments and the National Conference of State Legislatures, and may pay annual dues to those organizations to the extent of legislative appropriation.  The Legislative Commission is designated as Nevada's Commission on Interstate Cooperation.

2. Encourage and assist the government of this State to develop and maintain friendly contact by correspondence, by conference, and otherwise, with the other states, with the Federal Government and with local units of government.

3. Establish such delegations and committees as official agencies of the Legislative Counsel Bureau as may be deemed advisable to confer with similar delegations and committees from other states concerning problems of mutual interest.  The membership of those delegations and committees must be designated by the Legislative Commission and may consist of Legislators and employees of the State other than members of the Legislative Commission.  For each day or portion of a day during which members of those delegations and committees attend meetings or are otherwise engaged in the business of those delegations and committees, the members:

(a) Shall serve without salary.

(b) Are entitled to receive out of the Legislative Fund:

(1) The per diem allowance provided for state officers and employees generally;  and

(2) The travel expenses provided pursuant to NRS 218A.655.

4. Endeavor to advance cooperation between this State and other units of government whenever it seems advisable to do so by:

(a) Formulating proposals for interstate compacts and reciprocal or uniform legislation;  and

(b) Facilitating the adoption of uniform or reciprocal administrative rules and regulations, informal cooperation of governmental offices, personal cooperation among governmental officials and employees, interchange and clearance of research and information and any other suitable process.

5. Supervise the functions assigned to the Divisions of the Legislative Counsel Bureau by this title or any law or resolution.

6. Authorize the Director to enter into agreements for the acquisition of property it deems necessary to support the Legislature and its staff.  The Director may expend money from the Legislative Fund for this purpose.

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