Nevada Remedies; Special Actions and Proceedings

Sec. § 41.0334
Persons engaged in certain criminal acts in or on public buildings or vehicles; exceptions.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, no action may be brought under NRS 41.031 or against an officer or employee of the State or any of its agencies or political subdivisions for injury, wrongful death or other damage sustained in or on a public building or public vehicle by a person who was engaged in any criminal act proscribed in NRS 205.005 to 205.080, inclusive, 205.220, 205.226, 205.228, 205.240, 205.271 to 205.2741, inclusive, 206.310, 206.330, 206.335, 207.210, 331.200 or 393.410 at the time of the injury, wrongful death or damage was caused.

2.

Subsection 1 does not apply to any action for injury, wrongful death or other damage:

(a)

Intentionally caused or contributed to by an officer or employee of the State or any of its agencies or political subdivisions; or

(b)

Resulting from the deprivation of any rights, privileges or immunities secured by the United States Constitution or the Constitution of the State of Nevada.

3.

As used in this section:

(a)

“Public building” includes every house, shed, tent or booth, whether or not completed, suitable for affording shelter for any human being or as a place where any property is or will be kept for use, sale or deposit, and the grounds appurtenant thereto; and

(b)

“Public vehicle” includes every device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway, waterway or airway,
Ê owned, in whole or in part, possessed, used by or leased to the State or any of its agencies or political subdivisions.
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Feb. 5, 2021