Nevada Revised Statutes Section 200.690 - Crimes and Punishments

Penalties.

1. A person who willfully and knowingly violates NRS 200.620 to 200.650, inclusive:

(a) Shall be punished for a category D felony as provided in NRS 193.130.

(b) Is liable to a person whose wire or oral communication is intercepted without his consent for:

(1) Actual damages or liquidated damages of $100 per day of violation but not less than $1,000, whichever is greater;

(2) Punitive damages; and

(3) His costs reasonably incurred in the action, including a reasonable attorney’s fee,

Ę all of which may be recovered by civil action.

2. A good faith reliance by a public utility on a written request for interception by one party to a conversation is a complete defense to any civil or criminal action brought against the public utility on account of the interception.

Last modified: February 25, 2006