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Nevada Revised Statutes Title 14. Procedure in Criminal Cases § 179A.167. Inspection and correction of information relating to records of mental health;  regulations

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1. The Central Repository shall permit a person who is or believes he or she may be the subject of information relating to records of mental health held by the Central Repository to inspect and correct any information contained in such records.

2. The Central Repository shall adopt regulations and make available necessary forms to permit inspection, review and correction of information relating to records of mental health by those persons who are the subjects thereof.  The regulations must specify:

(a) The requirements for proper identification of the persons seeking access to the records;  and

(b) The reasonable charges or fees, if any, for inspecting records.

3. The Director of the Department shall adopt regulations governing:

(a) All challenges to the accuracy or sufficiency of information or records of mental health by the person who is the subject of the allegedly inaccurate or insufficient record;

(b) The correction of any information relating to records of mental health found by the Director to be inaccurate, insufficient or incomplete in any material respect;

(c) The dissemination of corrected information to those persons or agencies which have previously received inaccurate or incomplete information;  and

(d) A reasonable time limit within which inaccurate or insufficient information relating to records of mental health must be corrected and the corrected information disseminated.

4. As used in this section, “information relating to records of mental health” means information contained in a record:

(a) Transmitted to the Central Repository pursuant to NRS 159.0593, 174.035, 175.533, 175.539, 178.425 or 433A.310;  or

(b) Transmitted to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System or the National Crime Information Center pursuant to NRS 179A.163.

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