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1. The Administrator shall, by regulation, establish an advisory committee to assist and advise the Administrator in the development and administration of the Grant Program. The regulations must specify:
(a) The membership of the committee;
(b) The duties of the committee;
(c) The terms of members of the committee; and
(d) The rules for the governance of the committee.
2. The Administrator shall appoint members to the advisory committee who have knowledge and experience in outdoor education and recreation and matters concerning the environment, agriculture, natural resources or other related matters relevant to the purposes of the Grant Program. The advisory committee must include, without limitation, members from:
(a) Agencies of state and local government;
(b) Public schools, private schools, charter schools and school districts;
(c) Private nonprofit organizations and community-based programs; and
(d) The business community.
3. In addition to the membership prescribed by subsection 2, the Administrator shall appoint to the advisory committee a person who was or is a pupil in this State and participated in an outdoor education and recreation program that was funded by a grant awarded pursuant to NRS 407A.220 or, if no such person is available to serve, a person who represents pupils in this State and has knowledge and experience in outdoor education and recreation programs.
4. To the extent that money is available for that purpose, each member of the advisory committee who is not an officer or employee of the State of Nevada is entitled to receive a salary of not more than $80 per day, fixed by the Administrator, for each day or portion of a day spent on the business of the advisory committee. Each member of the advisory committee who is an officer or employee of the State of Nevada serves without additional compensation. To the extent that money is available for that purpose, each member of the advisory committee is entitled to receive the per diem allowance and travel expenses provided for state officers and employees generally.
5. Each member of the advisory committee who is an officer or employee of the State of Nevada or a local government must be relieved from his or her duties without loss of regular compensation so that he or she may prepare for and attend meetings of the advisory committee and perform any work necessary to carry out the duties of the advisory committee in the most timely manner practicable. A state agency or local governmental entity may not require an employee who is a member of the advisory committee to make up time or take annual vacation or compensatory time for the time that he or she is absent from work to carry out his or her duties as a member of the advisory committee.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Nevada Revised Statutes Title 35. Highways; Roads; Bridges; Parks § 407A.225. Administrator required to establish advisory committee; regulations; compensation, allowances and expenses of members; attendance at meetings and performance of duties by members holding public office or employed by governmental entity - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nv/title-35-highways-roads-bridges-parks/nv-rev-st-407a-225/
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