Nevada Juvenile Justice
Sec. § 62E.110
Placement of child in home; commitment of child to institution or agency; required findings before out-of-state commitment.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the juvenile court may:

(a)

Place a child in the custody of a suitable person for supervision in the childs own home or in another home;

(b)

Commit the child to the custody of a public or private institution or agency authorized to care for children; or

(c)

Commit the child to the custody of the Division of Child and Family Services pursuant to NRS 62E.520.

2.

If the juvenile court places the child under supervision in a home:

(a)

The juvenile court may impose such conditions as the juvenile court deems proper; and

(b)

The program of supervision in the home may include electronic surveillance of the child.

3.

If the juvenile court commits the child to the custody of a public or private institution or agency other than the Division of Child and Family Services, the juvenile court shall select one that is required to be licensed by:

(a)

The Department of Health and Human Services to care for such children; or

(b)

If the institution or agency is in another state, the analogous department of that state.

4.

Before committing a child to a public or private institution or agency in another state, the juvenile court must find that:

(a)

No public or private institution or agency in this State met the needs of the child or that such an institution or agency had previously attempted to meet such needs and proved unsuccessful; and

(b)

Reasonable efforts had been made to consult with public or private institutions and agencies in this State to place or commit the child in this State, and that those efforts had failed.
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Dec. 10, 2019