NRS 483.800
Information to be furnished to Department

  • establishment of registry
  • regulations
  • maintenance of file
  • confidentiality
  • exception
  • penalty.


The following sources shall submit, within 30 days after learning such information, to the Department the name, address, birth date, social security number, visual acuity and any other information which may be required by regulation of the Department, of persons who are blind or night-blind or whose vision is severely impaired and shall designate whether the person is blind, night-blind or has severely impaired vision:


Hospitals, medical clinics and similar institutions which treat persons who are blind, night-blind or whose vision is severely impaired; and


Agencies of the State and political subdivisions which provide special tax consideration for blindness.


When any source described in subsection 1 learns that vision has been restored to any person whose name appears in the registry established pursuant to subsection 3, the fact of restoration of vision must be reported to the registry within 30 days after learning of that fact.


The Department may establish a registry for the purposes of this section and adopt regulations governing reports to and operation of the registry.


The Department shall maintain a file of the names, addresses, birth dates and social security numbers of persons who are blind or night-blind or whose vision is severely impaired.


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 239.0115, all information learned by the Department pursuant to this section is confidential and any person who, without the consent of the person concerned, reveals that information for purposes other than those specified in this section, or other than for administration of the Program for Supplemental Security Income, including State Supplementary Assistance pursuant to chapter 422 or 422A of NRS, or services to persons who are blind pursuant to NRS 426.517 to 426.610, inclusive, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

Source: Section 483.800 — Information to be furnished to Department; establishment of registry; regulations; maintenance of file; confidentiality; exception; penalty., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-483.­html#NRS483Sec800.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

§ 483.800’s source at nv​.us