NRS 440.330
Registration of foundling

  • contents of report.


Whoever assumes the custody of a living child of unknown parentage shall immediately report, on a form to be approved by the Board, to the local registrar of the registration district in which such custody is assumed, the following:


Date of finding or assumption of custody.


Place of finding or assumption of custody.




Color or race.


Approximate age.


Name and address of the person or institution with whom the child has been placed for care, if any.


Name given to the child by the finder or custodian.


The place where the child was found or where custody has been assumed shall be known as the place of birth, and the date of birth shall be determined by approximation.


The foundling report shall constitute the certificate of birth for such foundling child, and the provisions of this chapter relating to certificates of birth shall apply in the same manner and with the same effect to such report.


If a foundling child shall later be identified and a regular certificate of birth be found or obtained, the report constituting the certificate of birth shall be sealed and filed and may be opened only upon the order of a court of competent jurisdiction.

Source: Section 440.330 — Registration of foundling; contents of report., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-440.­html#NRS440Sec330.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 440.330’s source at nv​.us