2011 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 458 - Abuse of Alcohol and Drugs
NRS 458.300 - Eligibility for assignment to program of treatment.


NV Rev Stat § 458.300 (2011) What's This?

Subject to the provisions of NRS 458.290 to 458.350, inclusive, an alcoholic or a drug addict who has been convicted of a crime is eligible to elect to be assigned by the court to a program of treatment for the abuse of alcohol or drugs pursuant to NRS 453.580 before he or she is sentenced unless:

1. The crime is:

(a) A crime against the person punishable as a felony or gross misdemeanor as provided in chapter 200 of NRS;

(b) A crime against a child as defined in NRS 179D.0357;

(c) A sexual offense as defined in NRS 179D.097; or

(d) An act which constitutes domestic violence as set forth in NRS 33.018;

2. The crime is that of trafficking of a controlled substance;

3. The crime is a violation of NRS 484C.110, 484C.120, 484C.130 or 484C.430;

4. The alcoholic or drug addict has a record of two or more convictions of a crime described in subsection 1 or 2, a similar crime in violation of the laws of another state, or of three or more convictions of any felony;

5. Other criminal proceedings alleging commission of a felony are pending against the alcoholic or drug addict;

6. The alcoholic or drug addict is on probation or parole and the appropriate parole or probation authority does not consent to the election; or

7. The alcoholic or drug addict elected and was admitted, pursuant to NRS 458.290 to 458.350, inclusive, to a program of treatment not more than twice within the preceding 5 years.

(Added to NRS by 1975, 971; A 1981, 1331; 1983, 1089; 1985, 1751; 1987, 962, 1553; 1993, 1235; 1995, 235; 1999, 3408; 2005, 171, 2880; 2007, 2778, 2811)


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