Nevada Public Safety; Vehicles; Watercraft

Sec. § 484C.300
Evaluation of certain offenders before sentencing; persons qualified to conduct evaluation; results of evaluation to be forwarded to Director of Department of Corrections.


1.

Before sentencing an offender for a violation of NRS 484C.110 or 484C.120 that is punishable as a felony pursuant to NRS 484C.400 or 484C.410, other than an offender who has been evaluated pursuant to NRS 484C.340, or a violation of NRS 484C.130 or 484C.430, the court shall require that the offender be evaluated to determine whether the offender has an alcohol or other substance use disorder and whether the offender can be treated successfully for the condition.

2.

The evaluation must be conducted by:

(a)

An alcohol and drug counselor who is licensed or certified, or a clinical alcohol and drug counselor who is licensed, pursuant to chapter 641C of NRS, to make such an evaluation;

(b)

A physician who is certified to make such an evaluation by the Board of Medical Examiners;

(c)

An advanced practice registered nurse who is certified to make such an evaluation by the State Board of Nursing; or

(d)

A psychologist who is certified to make such an evaluation by the Board of Psychological Examiners.

3.

The alcohol and drug counselor, clinical alcohol and drug counselor, physician, advanced practice registered nurse or psychologist who conducts the evaluation shall immediately forward the results of the evaluation to the Director of the Department of Corrections.
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Feb. 5, 2021