Nevada 2020 Law Updates

Nevada AB291 & Other Law Changes taking effect January 2020:

  1. RED FLAG law is now in place in Nevada.
  2. Bans any firearm or firearm parts that “Materially increases the rate of fire of the semiautomatic firearm; or Approximates the action or rate of fire of a machine gun” – Such as Bump stocks, binary triggers, thumbs in belt loops etc. Violation is Cat D felony.
  3. Changes BAC from 0.10 to 0.08 for legal carrying of a firearm
  4. Bans the PRIVATE SALE of firearms. All sales must be documented by an FFL and background checks performed. Certain exceptions apply for family members.
  5. Makes it a crime to leave firearms unsecured where a child may have access to them. Child being defined as someone under either 18 or 14 years of age, depending on which statute is in effect at the moment. “Unless a greater penalty is provided by law, a person is guilty of a misdemeanor who: (a) Negligently stores or leaves a firearm at a location under his or her control; and (b) Knows or has reason to know that there is a substantial risk that a child prohibited from handling or having in his or her possession or under his or her control any firearm pursuant to this section may obtain such a firearm”