2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 16 CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS; AID TO VICTIMS OF CRIME
Chapter 213 Pardons and Paroles; Remissions of Fines and Commutations of Punishments
NRS 213.108 Creation; members; Chair; qualifications; decisions.

NRS 213.108 Creation; members; Chair; qualifications; decisions.

1. The State Board of Parole Commissioners is hereby created within the Department of Public Safety.

2. The Board consists of seven members appointed by the Governor.

3. A Chair of the Board must be appointed by the Governor. The Chair is the Executive Officer of the Board and shall administer its activities and services and is responsible for its management except as otherwise provided in NRS 213.1085.

4. Each member of the Board must have at least:

(a) A bachelor's degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, sociology, psychology, social work, law or the administration of correctional or rehabilitative facilities and programs and not less than 3 years of experience working in one or several of these fields; or

(b) Four years of experience in one or several of the fields specified in paragraph (a).

5. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 6, when making an appointment to the Board, the Governor shall, to the extent practicable:

(a) Appoint a person who has experience in the field of:

(1) Prisons;

(2) Parole and probation;

(3) Law enforcement, including investigation;

(4) Criminal law as the Attorney General, a deputy attorney general, a district attorney or a deputy district attorney;

(5) Social work or therapy with emphasis on family counseling, domestic violence and urban social problems; or

(6) The advocacy of victims' rights; and

(b) Ensure that each of the fields listed in paragraph (a) is represented by at least one member of the Board who has experience in the field.

6. No more than two members of the Board may represent one of the fields listed in paragraph (a) of subsection 5.

7. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 213.133, a decision on any issue before the Board, concurred in by four or more members, is the decision of the Board.

(Added to NRS by 1957, 738; A 1959, 797; 1977, 286; 1979, 1116; 1987, 317; 1991, 1354; 1993, 1523; 1995, 2290; 1997, 3339; 2001, 2589)



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