2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 239 - Public Records
NRS 239.052 - Fees: Limitations; waiver; posting of sign or notice.


NV Rev Stat § 239.052 (2013) What's This?

1. Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, a governmental entity may charge a fee for providing a copy of a public record. Such a fee must not exceed the actual cost to the governmental entity to provide the copy of the public record unless a specific statute or regulation sets a fee that the governmental entity must charge for the copy. A governmental entity shall not charge a fee for providing a copy of a public record if a specific statute or regulation requires the governmental entity to provide the copy without charge.

2. A governmental entity may waive all or a portion of a charge or fee for a copy of a public record if the governmental entity:

(a) Adopts a written policy to waive all or a portion of a charge or fee for a copy of a public record; and

(b) Posts, in a conspicuous place at each office in which the governmental entity provides copies of public records, a legible sign or notice that states the terms of the policy.

3. A governmental entity shall prepare and maintain a list of the fees that it charges at each office in which the governmental entity provides copies of public records. A governmental entity shall post, in a conspicuous place at each office in which the governmental entity provides copies of public records, a legible sign or notice which states:

(a) The fee that the governmental entity charges to provide a copy of a public record; or

(b) The location at which a list of each fee that the governmental entity charges to provide a copy of a public record may be obtained.

4. The fee for providing a copy of a public book or record in the custody of a law library operated by a governmental entity must not exceed 50 cents per page.

(Added to NRS by 1997, 2384; A 2013, 323)

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