Mental Health Page

Assembly Bill 46 of the 2009 Nevada Legislative session amended NRS 174.035 to mandate that courts report adjudication of mental illness or incompetence, involuntary admission to mental health facilities and other records which indicate a person is prohibited from purchasing a firearm to the Nevada Department of Public Safety, General Services Division for entry into the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) database.

    Senate Bill No. 240 of the 2015 Nevada Legislative session further amended NRS 174.035, effective October 1st, 2015, to state “If the court accepts a plea of guilty but mentally ill pursuant to this section, the court shall cause, within 5 business days after acceptance of the plea, on a form prescribed by the Department of Public Safety, a record of that plea to be transmitted to the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History along with a statement indicating that the record is being transmitted for inclusion in each appropriate database of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. “

      Please see below for the most current version of all forms pertaining to these entries.


      For entry into the NICS Index

      For correction to an existing NICS Index submission

      For subjects that have received a Relief of Disabilities to be removed from the NICS Index

      Request to view mental health records for the purpose of challenge