Nevada Correctional Institutions; Aid to Victims of Crime
Sec. § 209.247
Deductions from individual account of offender: Order of priority.


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 209.2475, the Director may make the following deductions, in the following order of priority, from any money deposited in the individual account of an offender from any source other than the offenders wages:

1.

An amount the Director deems reasonable for deposit with the State Treasurer for credit to the Fund for the Compensation of Victims of Crime created pursuant to NRS 217.260.

2.

An amount the Director considers reasonable to meet an existing obligation of the offender for the support of the offenders family.

3.

An amount determined by the Director, with the approval of the Board, to offset the cost of maintaining the offender in the institution, as reflected in the budget of the Department. An amount deducted pursuant to this subsection may include, but is not limited to, an amount to offset the cost of participation by the offender pursuant to NRS 209.4231 to 209.4244, inclusive, in a therapeutic community or a program of aftercare, or both.

4.

A deduction pursuant to NRS 209.246.

5.

An amount determined by the Director for deposit in a savings account for the offender, in which interest on the money deposited does not accrue, to be used for the payment of the expenses of the offender related to his or her release or, if the offender dies before his or her release, to defray expenses related to arrangements for the offenders funeral.

6.

An amount the Director considers reasonable to meet an existing obligation of the offender for restitution to a victim of his or her crime.

7.

An amount the Director considers reasonable to pay the balance of an administrative assessment included in the judgment entered against the offender for each crime for which the offender is incarcerated and the balance of an unpaid administrative assessment included in a judgment entered against the offender for a crime committed in this state for which the offender was previously convicted. An amount deducted from a source other than the wages earned by the offender during his or her incarceration, pursuant to this subsection, must be submitted:

(a)

If the offender does not have an administrative assessment owing from a judgment entered for a crime previously committed in this state, to the court that entered the judgment against the offender for which he or she is incarcerated.

(b)

If the offender has an administrative assessment owing from a judgment entered for a crime previously committed in this state, to the court that first entered a judgment for which an administrative assessment is owing, until the balance owing has been paid.

8.

An amount the Director considers reasonable to pay the balance of a fine included in the judgment entered against the offender for each crime for which the offender is incarcerated and the balance of an unpaid fine included in a judgment entered against the offender for a crime committed in this state for which the offender was previously convicted. An amount deducted from any source other than the wages earned by the offender during his or her incarceration, pursuant to this subsection, must be submitted:

(a)

If the offender does not have a fine owing from a judgment entered for a crime previously committed in this state, to the court that entered the judgment against the offender for which he or she is incarcerated.

(b)

If the offender has a fine owing from a judgment entered for a crime previously committed in this state, to the court that first entered a judgment for which any fine or administrative assessment is owing, until the balance owing has been paid.

9.

An amount the Director considers reasonable to pay the balance of any fee imposed upon the offender for genetic marker analysis and included in the judgment entered against the offender pursuant to NRS 176.0915.
The Director shall determine the priority of any other deduction authorized by law from any source other than the wages earned by the offender during his or her incarceration.
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Dec. 14, 2019