NRS 647.094
Record of purchases

  • photographic or video documentation
  • inspection of scrap metal and records.


Every scrap metal processor shall maintain in his or her place of business a book or other permanent record in which must be made, at the time of each purchase of scrap metal, a record of the purchase that contains:


The date of the purchase.


The name or other identification of the person or employee conducting the transaction on behalf of the scrap metal processor.


A copy of the seller’s valid:


Personal identification card issued by this State or any other state or territory of the United States;


Driver’s license issued by this State or any other state or territory of the United States;


United States military identification card; or


Any form of identification which may serve as an acceptable form of identification pursuant to NRS 237.200.


The name, street, house number and date of birth listed on the identification provided pursuant to paragraph (c) and a physical description of the seller, including the seller’s gender, height, eye color and hair color.


A photograph, video record or digital record of the seller.


The fingerprint of the right index finger of the seller. If the seller’s right index finger is not available, the scrap metal processor must obtain the fingerprint of one of the seller’s remaining fingers and thumbs.


The license number and general description of the vehicle delivering the scrap metal that is being purchased.


A description of the scrap metal that is being purchased which is consistent with the standards published and commonly applied in the scrap metal industry.


The price paid by the scrap metal processor for the scrap metal.


All records kept pursuant to subsection 1 must be legibly written in the English language, if applicable.


A scrap metal processor shall document each purchase of scrap metal with a photograph or video recording which must be retained on-site for not less than 60 days after the date of the purchase.


All scrap metal purchased by the scrap metal processor and the records created in accordance with subsection 1, including, but not limited to, any photographs or video recordings, must at all times during ordinary hours of business be open to the inspection of a prosecuting attorney or any peace officer.

Source: Section 647.094 — Record of purchases; photographic or video documentation; inspection of scrap metal and records., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-647.­html#NRS647Sec094.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

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