Senate Bill No. 13-Senator Raggio
Prefiled on January 14, 1997
Referred to Committee on Judiciary
SUMMARY--Prohibits sending certain unsolicited electronic mail
under certain circumstances. (BDR 15-723)
FISCAL NOTE: Effect on Local Government: Yes.
Effect on the State or on Industrial Insurance: No.
EXPLANATION - Matter in italics is new; matter in brackets [ ]
is material to be omitted.
AN ACT relating to crimes; prohibiting the transmission of certain
types of unsolicited electronic mail under certain circumstances;
providing a penalty; and providing other matters properly
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEMBLY, DO
ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1 Chapter 207 of NRS is hereby amended by adding thereto a new
section to read as follows:
1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a person shall not send
or cause to be sent unsolicited electronic mail to solicit a person to
purchase real property, goods or services.
2. The provisions of subsection 1 do not apply to unsolicited electronic
mail that is sent to a person who has a preexisting business relationship
with the person who sends or causes to be sent the electronic mail.
3. As used in this section, "electronic mail" means an electronic message
that is transmitted between two or more computers or electronic terminals.
The term includes an electronic message that is transmitted through a
local, regional or global network of computers, regardless of whether the
message is viewed by the recipient, stored for later retrieval or printed
on paper after receipt.
Sec. 2. The amendatory provisions of this act apply to offenses that are
committed on or after October 1, 1997.
Sec. 3. The provisions of subsection 1 of NRS 354.599 do not apply to any
additional expenses of a local government that are related to the
provisions of this act.