2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 14 PROCEDURE IN CRIMINAL CASES
Chapter 174 Arraignment and Preparation for Trial
NRS 174.061 Plea bargaining: General requirements; prohibited agreements.

NRS 174.061 Plea bargaining: General requirements; prohibited agreements.

1. If a prosecuting attorney enters into an agreement with a defendant in which the defendant agrees to testify against another defendant in exchange for a plea of guilty, guilty but mentally ill or nolo contendere to a lesser charge or for a recommendation of a reduced sentence, the agreement:

(a) Is void if the defendant's testimony is false.

(b) Must be in writing and include a statement that the agreement is void if the defendant's testimony is false.

2. A prosecuting attorney shall not enter into an agreement with a defendant which:

(a) Limits the testimony of the defendant to a predetermined formula.

(b) Is contingent on the testimony of the defendant contributing to a specified conclusion.

(Added to NRS by 1991, 291; A 1995, 2450; 2003, 1458; 2007, 1406)



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