Chapter 12
FINGERPRINT SUBMISSIONlinklink

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1-12-1: TITLE:
1-12-2: INVESTIGATIONS REQUIRED:
1-12-3: NATIONAL BACKGROUND CHECK AUTHORIZED:
1-12-4: STATE LAW:
1-12-5: LICENSE AND PERMIT APPLICATIONS:
1-12-6: SETS OF PRINTS:
1-12-7: TRANSMISSION OF PRINTS:
1-12-8: PRIVATE AND PUBLIC ENTITY INVESTIGATIONS:
1-12-9: FITNESS DETERMINATIONS:
1-12-10: SUBJECT COPY:

1-12-1: TITLE: linklink


This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the FINGERPRINT SUBMISSION CODE. (Ord. 2008-10, 11-17-2008)
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1-12-2: INVESTIGATIONS REQUIRED: linklink

The county board of commissioners shall set forth by its policies in its employee handbook and/or by separate resolution the positions of employment which require employment background investigations that include a fingerprint based background investigation. As to such positions, the fingerprint based background investigation is a mandatory portion of the background investigation. The board of commissioners may further set forth in the appropriate portion of this county code or by resolution any other nonemployment required fingerprint based background investigation requirements as may be permissible under applicable law. Wherever such requirements are found, they are deemed to be mandatory unless specifically waived by the board of commissioners or, if so authorized, the county manager. (Ord. 2008-10, 11-17-2008)
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1-12-3: NATIONAL BACKGROUND CHECK AUTHORIZED: linklink

In those instances of required fingerprint based investigations authorized by this chapter, a national criminal fingerprint based background check by the federal bureau of investigation (FBI) is authorized hereby. In addition, the subject of the fingerprint based investigation shall comply with any authorization or release required by the FBI in furtherance of any continued application for employment with the county or any other grounds for such investigation. (Ord. 2008-10, 11-17-2008)
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1-12-4: STATE LAW: linklink

Nevada Revised Statutes 239B.010(1)(a) authorizes Lincoln County to request and receive from the FBI information on the background and personal history of any person applying to it for a license as required by any statute or local ordinance which it has the power to grant or deny. (Ord. 2008-10, 11-17-2008)
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1-12-5: LICENSE AND PERMIT APPLICATIONS: linklink

As authorized in Nevada Revised Statutes 239B.010(1)(a), the county may request personal history and background information, including, without limitation, fingerprint based investigation, from the FBI from any person applying to it for the following licenses and permits:


A. Business licenses;


B. Sexually oriented business licenses;


C. Liquor licenses;


D. Gaming licenses;


E. Food handling permits;


F. Work identification cards;


G. Children's fingerprint identification cards;


H. Contractor's licenses; or


I. Concealed weapon permits. (Ord. 2008-10, 11-17-2008)

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1-12-6: SETS OF PRINTS: linklink

An applicant, employee, volunteer or other person seeking to engage in an activity or status requiring a fingerprint based background investigation by any portion of this county code or resolution of the county board of commissioners, shall submit, if required, two (2) sets of his/her fingerprints taken by the Lincoln County sheriff's department to be delivered to the requesting officer of the county. (Ord. 2008-10, 11-17-2008)
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1-12-7: TRANSMISSION OF PRINTS: linklink

Upon receipt of the fingerprints and the appropriate fees, the Lincoln County sheriff's department will transmit both sets of fingerprints and appropriate fees to the department of public safety of the state of Nevada. The department of public safety of the state of Nevada will compare the subject's fingerprints against its criminal file for disqualifying conduct and, if necessary, submit the fingerprints to the FBI for a comparison with nationwide records. The results of the FBI will be returned to the department of public safety of the state of Nevada, which will disseminate the state and national results to the police department of the county. (Ord. 2008-10, 11-17-2008)
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1-12-8: PRIVATE AND PUBLIC ENTITY INVESTIGATIONS: linklink

If an employer or organization is a private entity and this county code or board of commissioners permits or requires Lincoln County sheriff determinations, the Lincoln County sheriff will render a fitness determination based upon the results of the criminal background check and communicate its fitness determination to such private employer or organization. If an employer or organization is a public entity, the sheriff's department will: a) render a fitness determination based upon the results of the criminal background check and communicate its fitness determination to such public entity or b) disseminate the results of the criminal background check to the proper county department or entity for a fitness determination. (Ord. 2008-10, 11-17-2008)
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1-12-9: FITNESS DETERMINATIONS: linklink

In rendering a fitness determination, the Lincoln County sheriff's department or appropriate county department will decide whether the investigation subject has been convicted of: a) a crime which bears upon his/her ability or fitness to serve in that capacity; b) any felony or misdemeanor which involved force or the threat of force, controlled substances, or was a sex related offense; or c) enumerated disqualifiers. (Ord. 2008-10, 11-17-2008)
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1-12-10: SUBJECT COPY: linklink

A record investigation subject may request and receive a copy of his/her criminal history record information from the Lincoln County sheriff's department or appropriate county department. Should the record investigation subject seek to amend or correct his/her record, he/she must contact the department of public safety for a Nevada state record or the federal bureau of investigation for records from other jurisdictions maintained in its file. (Ord. 2008-10, 11-17-2008)
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