2011 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 206 - Malicious Mischief
NRS 206.125 - Damage of property used for purpose of religion, for burial or memorializing of dead, for education, as transportation facility, as public transportation vehicle or as community center; damage of personal property contained therein; penalties; restitution.


NV Rev Stat § 206.125 (2011) What's This?

1. Unless a greater penalty is provided by law, a person who knowingly vandalizes, places graffiti on, defaces or otherwise damages:

(a) Any church, synagogue or other building, structure or place used for religious worship or other religious purpose;

(b) Any cemetery, mortuary or other facility used for the purpose of burial or memorializing the dead;

(c) Any school, educational facility, transportation facility, public transportation vehicle or community center;

(d) The grounds adjacent to, and owned or rented by, any institution, facility, building, structure or place described in paragraph (a), (b) or (c); or

(e) Any personal property contained in any institution, facility, building, structure or place described in paragraph (a), (b) or (c),

is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

2. In addition to any other penalty, the court shall order a person found guilty of a gross misdemeanor pursuant to subsection 1 to pay restitution for the damage and:

(a) For the first offense, to pay a fine of not less than $400 but not more than $1,000, and to perform 100 hours of community service.

(b) For the second offense, to pay a fine of not less than $750, but not more than $1,000, and to perform 200 hours of community service.

(c) For a third or subsequent offense, to pay a fine of $1,000, and to perform 200 hours of community service.

3. A person who is paid money for restitution pursuant to subsection 1 shall use the money to repair or restore the property that was damaged.

4. As used in this section:

(a) Public transportation vehicle has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 206.335.

(b) Transportation facility has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 206.335.

(Added to NRS by 1989, 898; A 1995, 737; 2005, 501; 2007, 2296)

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