Nevada Crimes and Punishments

Sec. § 200.465
Assuming rights of ownership over another person; purchase or sale of person; penalty.

A person who:


Assumes or attempts to assume rights of ownership over another person;


Sells or attempts to sell a person to another;


Receives money or anything of value in consideration of placing a person in the custody or under the control of another;


Buys or attempts to buy a person;


Except as otherwise provided in chapter 127 of NRS, pays money or delivers anything of value to another in consideration of having a person placed in his or her custody or under his or her power or control; or


Knowingly aids or assists in any manner a person who violates any provision of this section,
Ê is guilty of a category B felony and shall be punished 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.

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