2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 179 - Special Proceedings of a Criminal Nature; Sealing Records of Criminal Proceedings; Rewards; Forms
NRS 179.301 - Inspection of sealed records by certain agencies.
1. The State Gaming Control Board and the Nevada Gaming Commission and their employees, agents and representatives may inquire into and inspect any records sealed pursuant to NRS 179.245 or 179.255, if the event or conviction was related to gaming, to determine the suitability or qualifications of any person to hold a state gaming license, manufacturer s, seller s or distributor s license or registration as a gaming employee pursuant to chapter 463 of NRS. Events and convictions, if any, which are the subject of an order sealing records:
(a) May form the basis for recommendation, denial or revocation of those licenses.
(b) Must not form the basis for denial or rejection of a gaming work permit unless the event or conviction relates to the applicant s suitability or qualifications to hold the work permit.
2. A prosecuting attorney may inquire into and inspect any records sealed pursuant to NRS 179.245 or 179.255 if:
(a) The records relate to a violation or alleged violation of NRS 202.575; and
(b) The person who is the subject of the records has been arrested or issued a citation for violating NRS 202.575.
3. The Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History and its employees may inquire into and inspect any records sealed pursuant to NRS 179.245 or 179.255 that constitute information relating to sexual offenses, and may notify employers of the information in accordance with NRS 179A.180 to 179A.240, inclusive.
4. Records which have been sealed pursuant to NRS 179.245 or 179.255 and which are retained in the statewide registry established pursuant to NRS 179B.200 may be inspected pursuant to chapter 179B of NRS by an officer or employee of the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History or a law enforcement officer in the regular course of his or her duties.
5. The State Board of Pardons Commissioners and its agents and representatives may inquire into and inspect any records sealed pursuant to NRS 179.245 or 179.255 if the person who is the subject of the records has applied for a pardon from the Board.
6. As used in this section:
(a) Information relating to sexual offenses means information contained in or concerning a record relating in any way to a sexual offense.
(b) Sexual offense has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 179A.073.
(Added to NRS by 1981, 1105; A 1987, 1759; 1997, 1674; 2003, 2688, 2833; 2003, 20th Special Session, 16; 2005, 973; 2011, 23; 2013, 111)
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