Nevada Correctional Institutions; Aid to Victims of Crime
Sec. § 209.246
Deductions from individual account of offender.


The Director shall, with the approval of the Board, establish by regulation criteria for a reasonable deduction from money credited to the account of an offender to:

1.

Repay the cost of:

(a)

State property willfully damaged, destroyed or lost by the offender during his or her incarceration.

(b)

Medical examination, diagnosis or treatment for injuries:

(1)

Inflicted by the offender upon himself or herself or other offenders; or

(2)

Which occur during voluntary recreational activities.

(c)

Searching for and apprehending the offender when he or she escapes or attempts to escape.

(d)

Quelling any riot or other disturbance in which the offender is unlawfully involved.

(e)

Providing a funeral for an offender.

(f)

Providing an offender with clothing, transportation and money upon his or her release from prison pursuant to NRS 209.511.

(g)

Transportation of an offender pursuant to a court order in cases other than a criminal prosecution, a proceeding for postconviction relief involving the offender or a proceeding in which the offender has challenged the conditions of his or her confinement.

(h)

Monetary sanctions imposed under the code of penal discipline adopted by the Department.

2.

Defray, as determined by the Director, a portion of the costs paid by the Department for medical care for the offender, including, but not limited to:

(a)

Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of subsection 1, expenses for medical or dental care, prosthetic devices and pharmaceutical items; and

(b)

Expenses for prescribed medicine and supplies.

3.

Repay the costs incurred by the Department on behalf of the offender for:

(a)

Postage for personal items and items related to litigation;

(b)

Photocopying of personal documents and legal documents, for which the offender must be charged a reasonable fee not to exceed the actual costs incurred by the Department;

(c)

Legal supplies;

(d)

Telephone calls charged to the Department;

(e)

Charges relating to checks returned for insufficient funds and checks for which an order to stop payment has been made;

(f)

Items related to the offenders work, including, but not limited to, clothing, shoes, boots, tools, a drivers license or identification card issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles, a work card issued by a law enforcement agency and a health card; and

(g)

The replacement of an identification card or prepaid ticket for bus transportation issued to the offender by the Department.

4.

Repay any cost to the State of Nevada or any agency or political subdivision thereof that is incurred in defending the State against an action filed by an offender in federal court alleging a violation of his or her civil rights which is determined by the court to be frivolous.
All money collected pursuant to this section must be deposited in the appropriate account in the State General Fund for reimbursement of the related expenditure.
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Nov. 18, 2019