Buckley listed federal objections to official Iran behavior including the country’s support for international terrorism, efforts to acquire nuclear weapons and “a dismal human rights record.”

“Iran remains an active state sponsor of terrorism, with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard and Ministry of Intelligence and Security directly involved in the planning of various terrorist acts,” Buckley said.

The Nevada Constitution prevents the Legislature from interfering with PERS investments, but Buckley said her measure is about transparency.

“While this Legislature cannot interfere with investments undertaken by PERS, this does not mean PERS can’t be held to public account on the amount it invests in and profits from companies who actively do business with a country engaged in undermining military efforts and whose anti-American public statements are intended to incite anti-Americanism and derail the Middle East peace process,” Buckley said.