1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, all applications for licensure, financial
records of the Board and records of hearings and any order or decision of the Board
or a panel must be open to the public.
2. Except as otherwise provided in this section and NRS 239.0115, the following may be kept confidential:
(a) Any statement, evidence, credential or other proof submitted in support of or
to verify the contents of an application.
(b) Any report concerning the fitness of any person to receive or hold a license to
practice ophthalmic dispensing.
(c) Any communication between:
(1) The Board and any of its committees or panels; and
(2) The Board or its staff, investigators, experts, committees, panels, hearing officers,
advisory members or consultants and counsel for the Board.
(d) Any other information or records in the possession of the Board.
3. Except as otherwise provided in this section and NRS 239.0115, a complaint filed with the Board, all documents and other information filed with
the complaint and all documents and other information compiled as a result of an investigation
conducted to determine whether to initiate disciplinary action against a person are
confidential, unless the person submits a written statement to the Board requesting
that such documents and information be made public records.
4. The charging documents filed with the Board to initiate disciplinary action pursuant
to chapter 622A of NRS and all documents and information considered by the Board when determining whether
to impose discipline are public records.
5. The Board shall, to the extent feasible, communicate or cooperate with or provide
any documents or other information to any other licensing board or any other agency
that is investigating a person, including, without limitation, a law enforcement agency.
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