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In 2019, Nevada enacted a law that requires law enforcement agencies in counties with populations of 100,000 people or more to submit recovered semiautomatic handguns used or suspected of being used in crimes, and their shell casings, to a forensic laboratory for testing. The resulting data must be entered into the National Integrated Ballistics Information Network (NIBIN).1

 See our Microstamping & Ballistics policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue. 

  1. Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 202.___ [Added by Acts 2019, ch. 176, § 1].[]