2017 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 200 - Crimes Against the Person
NRS 200.50982 - Disclosure of information concerning reports and investigations to other agencies or legal representative of older person or vulnerable person; disclosure of information concerning suspect in investigation of abuse, neglect, exploitation, isolation or abandonment of older person.
1. The provisions of NRS 200.5091 to 200.50995, inclusive, do not prohibit an agency which is investigating a report of abuse, neglect, exploitation, isolation or abandonment, or which provides protective services, from disclosing data or information concerning the reports and investigations of the abuse, neglect, exploitation, isolation or abandonment of an older person or a vulnerable person to other federal, state or local agencies or the legal representatives of the older person or vulnerable person on whose behalf the investigation is being conducted if:
(a) The agency making the disclosure determines that the disclosure is in the best interest of the older person or vulnerable person; and
(b) Proper safeguards are taken to ensure the confidentiality of the information.
2. If the Aging and Disability Services Division of the Department of Health and Human Services is investigating a report of abuse, neglect, exploitation, isolation or abandonment of an older person, a law enforcement agency shall, upon request of the Aging and Disability Services Division, provide information relating to any suspect in the investigation as soon as possible. The information must include, when possible:
(a) The records of criminal history of the suspect;
(b) Whether or not the suspect resides with or near the older person; and
(c) A summary of any events, incidents or arrests which have occurred at the residence of the suspect or the older person within the past 90 days and which involve physical violence or concerns related to public safety or the health or safety of the older person.
(Added to NRS by 1995, 2249; A 1997, 1353; 2005, 1112; 2007, 276; 2015, 812)