Commission on Ethics Opinions

The Nevada Commission on Ethics interprets and enforces the Nevada Ethics in Government Law set forth in NRS Chapter 281A through Complaints and Requests for Advisory Opinions. On this page you can access the searchable opinions database and review recent opinions.

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    Opinions Database
    Opinions Database

      Recent Advisory Opinions

      Any public officer or employee may request a confidential advisory opinion from the Commission regarding the applicability of his or her circumstances under the provisions of the Ethics in Government Law, including whether his or her specific circumstances constitute a conflict of interest and what course of action the public officer or employee should pursue in his or her official capacity as a result of a conflict of interest.

      Recent Ethics Complaint Cases

      The Commission or any member of the public may file a complaint against a public officer or employee alleging a violation of the Ethics Law. If the Commission has jurisdiction regarding the complaint, it will conduct an investigation. If just and sufficient cause has been established from the investigation, the Commission will conduct a hearing and render an opinion in the matter.