2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 217 - Aid to Certain Victims of Crime
NRS 217.160 - Persons who may be awarded compensation.


NV Rev Stat § 217.160 (2013) What's This?

1. The compensation officer may order the payment of compensation:

(a) To or for the benefit of the victim.

(b) If the victim has suffered personal injury, to any person responsible for the maintenance of the victim who has suffered pecuniary loss or incurred expenses as a result of the injury.

(c) If the victim dies, to or for the benefit of any one or more of the dependents of the victim.

(d) To a minor who is a member of the household or immediate family of a victim of a battery which constitutes domestic violence pursuant to NRS 33.018 who needs an assessment, a psychological evaluation or psychological counseling for emotional trauma suffered by the minor as a result of the battery.

(e) To a member of the victim s household or immediate family for psychological counseling for emotional trauma suffered by the member as a result of the crime of murder as defined in NRS 200.010.

2. As used in this section:

(a) Battery has the meaning ascribed to it in paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 200.481.

(b) Household means an association of persons who live in the same home or dwelling and who:

(1) Have significant personal ties to the victim; or

(2) Are related by blood, adoption or marriage, within the first degree of consanguinity or affinity.

(c) Immediate family means persons who are related by blood, adoption or marriage, within the first degree of consanguinity or affinity.

(Added to NRS by 1969, 1153; A 1981, 1670; 1989, 1510; 1991, 128, 768; 2001, 2487)

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