2014 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 200 - Crimes Against the Person
NRS 200.230 - Death resulting from overloading of passenger vessel; penalties.

NV Rev Stat § 200.230 (2014) What's This?

A person navigating a vessel for gain who willfully or negligently receives so many passengers or such a quantity of other lading on board that by means thereof the vessel sinks, is overset or injured, and thereby a human being is drowned or otherwise killed, commits manslaughter and shall be punished:

1. If the overloading is negligent, for a category D felony as provided in NRS 193.130.

2. If the overloading is willful, for a category B felony by imprisonment in the state prison for a minimum term of not less than 1 year and a maximum term of not more than 10 years, and may be further punished by a fine of not more than $10,000.

[1911 C&P 141; RL § 6406; NCL § 10088] (NRS A 1967, 468; 1979, 1425; 1995, 1183)

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