2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 14 PROCEDURE IN CRIMINAL CASES
Chapter 176A Probation and Suspension of Sentence
NRS 176A.660 Authority of court to order; requirements; intensive supervision; use of electronic device; limitations.

NRS 176A.660 Authority of court to order; requirements; intensive supervision; use of electronic device; limitations.

1. If a person who has been placed on probation violates a condition of probation, the court may order the person to a term of residential confinement in lieu of causing the sentence imposed to be executed. In making this determination, the court shall consider the criminal record of the person and the seriousness of the crime committed.

2. In ordering the person to a term of residential confinement, the court shall:

(a) Direct that the person be placed under the supervision of the Division and require:

(1) The person to be confined to the person's residence during the time the person is away from any employment, community service or other activity authorized by the Division; and

(2) Intensive supervision of the person, including, without limitation, unannounced visits to the person's residence or other locations where the person is expected to be in order to determine whether the person is complying with the terms of confinement; or

(b) If the person was placed on probation for a felony conviction, direct that the person be placed under the supervision of the Department of Corrections and require the person to be confined to a facility or institution of the Department for a period not to exceed 6 months. The Department may select the facility or institution in which to place the person.

3. An electronic device approved by the Division may be used to supervise a person ordered to a term of residential confinement. The device must be minimally intrusive and limited in capability to recording or transmitting information concerning the person's presence at the person's residence, including, but not limited to, the transmission of still visual images which do not concern the person's activities while inside the residence. A device which is capable of recording or transmitting:

(a) Oral or wire communications or any auditory sound; or

(b) Information concerning the person's activities while inside the residence,

must not be used.

4. The court shall not order a person to a term of residential confinement unless the person agrees to the order.

5. A term of residential confinement may not be longer than the maximum term of a sentence imposed by the court.

6. As used in this section:

(a) "Facility" has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 209.065.

(b) "Institution" has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 209.071.

(Added to NRS by 1987, 2228; A 1991, 57; 1993, 1515; 1995, 1252; 2001 Special Session, 135; 2007, 3185; 2009, 2514)



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