2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 15 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Chapter 205 Crimes Against Property
NRS 205.471 Collection of fee from offender; amount and disposition of fee.

NRS 205.471 Collection of fee from offender; amount and disposition of fee.

1. The district attorney, the designated representative of the program for restitution or a private entity under contract with the district attorney, may collect a fee from any person who draws or passes a check or draft in violation of a provision of this chapter, if the office of the district attorney collects and processes the check or draft.

2. The amount of the fee must not exceed:

(a) Twenty-five dollars if the face amount of the check or draft does not exceed $100;

(b) Fifty dollars if the face amount of the check or draft is greater than $100 but does not exceed $300;

(c) Seventy-five dollars if the face amount of the check or draft is greater than $300 but does not exceed $1,000;

(d) One hundred and fifty dollars if the face amount of the check or draft is greater than $1,000 but does not exceed $2,500;

(e) Five hundred dollars if the face amount of the check or draft is greater than $2,500 but does not exceed $10,000; or

(f) Ten percent of the face amount of the check or draft if the face amount of the check or draft is greater than $10,000.

3. Money collected pursuant to this section must be deposited in the county treasury in an account to be administered by the district attorney. The district attorney may use the money in the account only to:

(a) Carry out the purposes of NRS 205.466 to 205.472, inclusive;

(b) Defray the cost of:

(1) A program of instruction in managing a checking account and developing a budget; or

(2) Any other program of education or instruction designed to prevent the drawing or passing of a check or draft in violation of the provisions of this chapter; and

(c) Assist a victim of a crime. As used in this paragraph, "victim" has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 176.015.

(Added to NRS by 1989, 608; A 1997, 177)



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