TMCC Policy Manual: Personnel

Policies 2000-2999: Personnel

Policy 2003: Disclosure of Improper Governmental Action

NRS 281.661 requires the Director of the Department of Personnel to provide each State officer and employee, on an annual basis, a summary of the statutes pertaining to disclosure of improper governmental action (NRS 281.611 through 281.671).

These statutes prohibit any State officer or employee from using his or her official authority or influence to prevent disclosure of improper governmental action by another State officer or employee.

"Improper governmental action" is defined in NRS 281.611 as "...any action taken by a state officer or employee or local governmental officer or employee in the performance of his official duties, whether or not the action is within the scope of his employment, which is:

a) In violation of any state law or regulation;
b) If the officer or employee is a local governmental officer or employee, in violation of an ordinance of the local government;
c) An abuse of authority;
d) Of substantial and specific danger to the public health or safety; or
e) A gross waste of public money."

Responsible Office(s): Nevada Dept. of Personnel | TMCC Human Resources

Procedure: Procedures are located under NRS 281.611-281.671

Updated: June 21, 2011