In 2019, Nevada enacted an extreme risk protection order law, trigger activator ban, and child access prevention law as part of a bill introduced by Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui, a survivor of the Las Vegas Route 91 shooting. In 2017, Nevada had the 14th-highest gun death rate in the country and exported crime guns at the third-highest rate. To further improve the state’s gun laws, legislators could prohibit all domestic abusers from purchasing or possessing firearms and ammunition and require a waiting period before all gun sales.

  • Universal background checks

  • Mental health record reporting to federal background check databases

  • Relinquishment requirement for people who become prohibited from possessing guns

  • Assault weapon, 50 caliber rifle, and large capacity magazine ban

  • Firearm owner licensing

  • Firearm registration

  • Bulk firearm purchase restrictions

  • Local governments have authority to regulate firearms and ammunition

  • Licensing authority has discretion to deny a concealed carry permit

  • Handgun design safety standards

  • Waiting period