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Nevada Open Government Laws


The Nevada Public Records Act (NPRA), is found at Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) § 239.001 et. seq.


The Nevada Open Meeting Law (OML), is found at Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) § 241.001 et. seq. 


Helpful Links

The Nevada Attorney General’s Office has some resources related to open government, including PowerPoint presentations and instructional videos, on its website.

Several organizations can help you better understand Nevada open government law, as well as laws around the country and at the federal level.


The ACLU of Nevada has a useful page explaining Nevada’s Public Records Law.

The Nevada Press Association takes a keen interest in open government matters, and offers support and resources to member news organizations.

The National Freedom of Information Coalition (NFOIC) has tons of resources on open government available on its website. The Nevada Open Government Coalition is a member of the National Freedom of Information Coalition. 

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP) hosts on their website an Open Government Guide for Nevada.

MuckRock is a non-profit collaborative news site that provides users with tools to keep the  government transparent and accountable. It also has useful information related to state open government law, including Nevada, available here.

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