2017 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 200 - Crimes Against the Person
NRS 200.463 - Involuntary servitude; penalties.

Universal Citation: NV Rev Stat § 200.463 (2017)

1. A person who knowingly subjects, or attempts to subject, another person to forced labor or services by:

(a) Causing or threatening to cause physical harm to any person;

(b) Physically restraining or threatening to physically restrain any person;

(c) Abusing or threatening to abuse the law or legal process;

(d) Knowingly destroying, concealing, removing, confiscating or possessing any actual or purported passport or other immigration document, or any other actual or purported government identification document, of the person;

(e) Extortion; or

(f) Causing or threatening to cause financial harm to any person,

↪ is guilty of holding a person in involuntary servitude.

2. Unless a greater penalty is provided in NRS 200.4631, a person who is found guilty of holding a person in involuntary servitude is guilty of a category B felony and shall be punished:

(a) Where the victim suffers substantial bodily harm while held in involuntary servitude or in attempted escape or escape therefrom, by imprisonment in the state prison for a minimum term of not less than 7 years and a maximum term of not more than 20 years, and may be further punished by a fine of not more than $50,000.

(b) Where the victim suffers no substantial bodily harm as a result of being held in involuntary servitude, by imprisonment in the state prison for a minimum term of not less than 5 years and a maximum term of not more than 20 years, and may be further punished by a fine of not more than $50,000.

(Added to NRS by 2005, 87; A 2013, 1853)

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