Nevada Public Health and Safety

Sec. § 458.300
Eligibility for assignment to program of treatment.


Subject to the provisions of NRS 458.290 to 458.350, inclusive, a person with an alcohol or other substance use disorder who has been convicted of a crime is eligible to elect to be assigned by the court to a program of treatment for alcohol or other substance use disorders pursuant to NRS 453.580 before he or she is sentenced unless:

1.

The crime is:

(a)

A crime against the person punishable as a felony or gross misdemeanor as provided in chapter 200 of NRS;

(b)

A crime against a child as defined in NRS 179D.0357;

(c)

A sexual offense as defined in NRS 179D.097; or

(d)

An act which constitutes domestic violence as set forth in NRS 33.018;

2.

The crime is that of trafficking of a controlled substance;

3.

The crime is a violation of NRS 484C.110, 484C.120, 484C.130 or 484C.430;

4.

The person with the disorder has a record of two or more convictions of a crime described in subsection 1 or 2, a similar crime in violation of the laws of another state, or of three or more convictions of any felony;

5.

Other criminal proceedings alleging commission of a felony are pending against the person with the disorder;

6.

The person with the disorder is on probation or parole and the appropriate parole or probation authority does not consent to the election; or

7.

The person with the disorder elected and was admitted, pursuant to NRS 458.290 to 458.350, inclusive, to a program of treatment not more than twice within the preceding 5 years.
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Feb. 5, 2021