Nevada Education

Sec. § 393.410
Damage to school property; nuisance; loitering; trespass; penalties.


It is unlawful for any person:


Willfully and maliciously to injure, mark or deface any public schoolhouse, its fixtures, books or appurtenances;


To commit any nuisance in any public schoolhouse;


To loiter on or near the school grounds; or


Purposely and maliciously to commit any trespass upon the grounds attached to a public schoolhouse, or any fixtures placed thereon, or any enclosure or sidewalk about the same.


Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, any person violating any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a public offense, as prescribed in NRS 193.155, proportionate to the value of the property damaged or destroyed and in no event less than a misdemeanor.


Any person who is in possession of a dangerous weapon during his or her commission of a violation of paragraph (b), (c) or (d) of subsection 1 is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.


As used in this section:


“Dangerous knife” means a knife having a blade that is 2 inches or more in length when measured from the tip of the knife which is customarily sharpened to the unsharpened extension of the blade which forms the hinge connecting the blade to the handle.


“Dangerous weapon” means:


An explosive or incendiary device;


A dirk, dagger, switchblade knife or dangerous knife;


A nunchaku or trefoil;


A blackjack or billy club or metal knuckles; or


A pistol, revolver or other firearm.


“Explosive or incendiary device” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 202.253.


“Nunchaku” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 202.350.


“Switchblade knife” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 202.265.


“Trefoil” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 202.350.

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Feb. 5, 2021