NRS 656.030

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:


“Board” means the Certified Court Reporters’ Board of Nevada.


“Business entity” means any form of business organization, including, without limitation, a corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, limited-liability company or limited-liability partnership. The term does not include a natural person or governmental entity.


“Certificate” means a certified court reporter’s certificate issued under the provisions of this chapter.


“Certified court reporter” means a natural person who is technically qualified and registered under this chapter to practice court reporting.


“Court reporting firm” means a business entity that, for compensation, provides or arranges for the services of a certified court reporter or provides referral services for certified court reporters in this State.


“Designated representative of a court reporting firm” means the natural person designated to act as the representative of a court reporting firm pursuant to NRS 656.186.


“Distance education program” means a program that offers instruction which is delivered by the Internet in such a manner that the natural person supervising or providing the instruction and the natural person receiving the instruction are separated geographically for a majority of the time during which the instruction is delivered.


“License” means a license issued under the provisions of this chapter to conduct business as a court reporting firm.


“Licensee” means a business entity to which a license has been issued.


“Practice of court reporting” means reporting, in this State, by the use of voice writing or any system of manual or mechanical shorthand writing:


Grand jury proceedings;


Court proceedings, with the exception of proceedings before a federal court;


Pretrial examinations, depositions, motions and related proceedings of like character; or


Proceedings of any agency if the final decision of the agency with reference thereto is subject to judicial review.


“Stenographic notes” means:


The original manually or mechanically produced notes in shorthand or shorthand writing taken by a certified court reporter while in attendance at a proceeding to report the proceeding; or


The record produced by the use of voice writing by a certified court reporter while in attendance at a proceeding.


“Voice writing” means the making of a verbatim record of a proceeding by repeating the words of the speaker into a device that is capable of:


Digitally translating the words into text; or


Making a tape or digital recording of those words.
Ê The term includes, without limitation, stenomasking, verbatim reporting and other similar titles.

Source: Section 656.030 — Definitions., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-656.­html#NRS656Sec030.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

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