2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 15 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Chapter 199 Crimes Against Public Justice
NRS 199.290 Compounding crimes.

NRS 199.290 Compounding crimes.

1. A person who asks or receives, directly or indirectly, any compensation, gratuity or reward, or any promise thereof, upon an agreement or understanding that the person will compound or conceal a crime or violation of a statute, or abstain from testifying thereto, delay a prosecution therefor or withhold any evidence thereof, except in a case where a compromise is allowed by law, shall be punished:

(a) For a category D felony as provided in NRS 193.130.

(b) For a gross misdemeanor, where the agreement or understanding relates to a gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor, or to a violation of statute for which a pecuniary penalty or forfeiture is prescribed.

2. In any proceeding against a person for compounding a crime, it is not necessary to prove that any person has been convicted of the crime or violation of statute in relation to which an agreement or understanding herein prohibited was made.

[1911 C&P 98; RL 6363; NCL 10047]-(NRS A 1967, 466; 1979, 1422; 1995, 1177)



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