Nevada Electronic Records and Transactions

Sec. § 720.200
Unlawful acts; penalty.


It is unlawful for a person to:


Forge a digital signature; or


Provide false information knowingly to the Secretary of State with respect to any provision of this chapter or a regulation adopted pursuant thereto that requires such a person to provide information to the Secretary of State.


A person who violates the provisions of subsection 1 is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.


As used in this section, “forge a digital signature” means to create a digital signature that:


Is not authorized by the person who holds the private key used to create the digital signature; or


Although verifiable by a public key, the certificate that contains the public key identifies a subscriber who:


Does not exist; or


Does not hold the private key that corresponds to the public key contained in the certificate.

Last accessed
Feb. 5, 2021