2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 179 - Special Proceedings of a Criminal Nature; Sealing Records of Criminal Proceedings; Rewards; Forms
NRS 179.223 - Application for issuance of requisition: By whom made; contents.


NV Rev Stat § 179.223 (2013) What's This?

1. When the return to this state of a person charged with crime in this state is required, the district attorney shall present to the Governor a written application for a requisition for the return of the person charged in which application must be stated:

(a) The name of the person so charged;

(b) The crime charged against the person;

(c) The approximate time, place and circumstances of its commission;

(d) The state in which the person is believed to be, including the location of the accused therein at the time the application is made; and

(e) A certification that, in the opinion of the district attorney, the ends of justice require the arrest and return of the accused to this state for trial and that the proceeding is not instituted to enforce a private claim.

2. When the return to this state is required of a person who has been convicted of a crime in this state and has escaped from confinement or broken the terms of the person s bail, probation or parole, the district attorney of the county in which the offense was committed, the State Board of Parole Commissioners, the Chief Parole and Probation Officer, the Director of the Department of Corrections or the sheriff of the county from which escape was made shall present to the Governor a written application for a requisition for the return of the person, in which application must be stated:

(a) The name of the person;

(b) The crime of which the person was convicted;

(c) The circumstances of the person s escape from confinement or of the breach of the terms of bail, probation or parole; and

(d) The state in which the person is believed to be, including the location of the person therein at the time application is made.

3. The application must be verified by affidavit, executed in duplicate and accompanied by two certified copies of the indictment returned, or information and affidavit filed, or of the complaint made to the judge or magistrate, stating the offense with which the accused is charged, or of the judgment of conviction or of the sentence. The district attorney, State Board of Parole Commissioners, Chief Parole and Probation Officer, Director of the Department of Corrections or sheriff may also attach such further affidavits and other documents in duplicate as deemed proper to be submitted with the application. One copy of the application, with the action of the Governor indicated by endorsement thereon, and one of the certified copies of the indictment, complaint, information and affidavits, or of the judgment of conviction or of the sentence must be filed in the Office of the Secretary of State of the State of Nevada to remain of record in that office. The other copies of all papers must be forwarded with the Governor s requisition.

(Added to NRS by 1967, 1102; A 1969, 15; 1977, 864; 1985, 149; 2001 Special Session, 224)

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