Every person who shall give, offer or promise, directly or indirectly, any compensation, gratuity or reward, in consideration that the person or another person shall be appointed to a public office or to a clerkship, deputation or other subordinate position in such office, or that the person or any other person shall be permitted to exercise, perform or discharge any prerogative or duty or receive any emolument of such office, shall be guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes 197.080

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: means a natural person, any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity including, but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, trust or unincorporated organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.039