2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 179 - Special Proceedings of a Criminal Nature; Sealing Records of Criminal Proceedings; Rewards; Forms
NRS 179.201 - Confinement in jail or detention facility when necessary.


NV Rev Stat § 179.201 (2013) What's This?

1. The officer or persons executing the Governor s warrant of arrest, or the agent of the demanding state to whom the prisoner may have been delivered may, when necessary, confine the prisoner in the jail or detention facility of any county or city through which he or she may pass, and the keeper of the jail or detention facility shall receive and safely keep the prisoner until the officer or person having charge of the prisoner is ready to proceed on his or her route, such officer or person being chargeable with the expense of keeping.

2. The officer or agent of a demanding state to whom a prisoner may have been delivered following extradition proceedings in another state, or to whom a prisoner may have been delivered after waiving extradition in another state, and who is passing through this state with a prisoner for the purpose of immediately returning the prisoner to the demanding state may, when necessary, confine the prisoner in the jail or detention facility of any county or city through which he or she may pass, and the keeper of the jail or detention facility shall receive and safely keep the prisoner until the officer or agent having charge of the prisoner is ready to proceed on his or her route, such officer or agent being chargeable with the expense of keeping. The officer or agent shall produce and show to the keeper of the jail or detention facility satisfactory written evidence of the fact that the officer or agent is actually transporting a prisoner to the demanding state after a requisition by the executive authority of the demanding state. The prisoner is not entitled to demand a new requisition while in this state.

(Added to NRS by 1967, 1100; A 1989, 1178)

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