Nevada Juvenile Justice
Sec. § 62E.440
Offenses related to tobacco: Fines; tobacco awareness and cessation program; suspension of or delay in issuance of driver’s license.


1.

If a child is adjudicated to be in need of supervision because the child has committed an offense related to tobacco, the juvenile court may:

(a)

The first time the child is adjudicated to be in need of supervision because the child has committed an offense related to tobacco, order the child to:

(1)

Pay a fine of $25; and

(2)

Attend and complete a tobacco awareness and cessation program.

(b)

The second time the child is adjudicated to be in need of supervision because the child has committed an offense related to tobacco, order the child to:

(1)

Pay a fine of $50; and

(2)

Attend and complete a tobacco awareness and cessation program.

(c)

The third or any subsequent time the child is adjudicated to be in need of supervision because the child has committed an offense related to tobacco, order:

(1)

The child to pay a fine of $75;

(2)

The child to attend and complete a tobacco awareness and cessation program; and

(3)

That the driver’s license of the child be suspended for at least 30 days but not more than 90 days or, if the child does not possess a driver’s license, prohibit the child from receiving a driver’s license for at least 30 days but not more than 90 days:
(I) Immediately following the date of the order, if the child is eligible to receive a driver’s license.
(II) After the date the child becomes eligible to apply for a driver’s license, if the child is not eligible to receive a license on the date of the order.

2.

If the juvenile court orders a child to pay a fine pursuant to this section and the child willfully fails to pay the fine, the juvenile court may order that the driver’s license of the child be suspended for at least 30 days but not more than 90 days or, if the child does not possess a driver’s license, prohibit the child from receiving a driver’s license for at least 30 days but not more than 90 days:

(a)

Immediately following the date of the order, if the child is eligible to receive a driver’s license.

(b)

After the date the child becomes eligible to apply for a driver’s license, if the child is not eligible to receive a license on the date of the order.
Ê If the child is already the subject of a court order suspending or delaying the issuance of the driver’s license of the child, the juvenile court shall order the additional suspension or delay, as appropriate, to apply consecutively with the previous order.

3.

If the juvenile court suspends the driver’s license of a child pursuant to this section, the juvenile court may order the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue a restricted driver’s license pursuant to NRS 483.490 permitting the child to drive a motor vehicle:

(a)

To and from work or in the course of his or her work, or both;

(b)

To and from school; or

(c)

To acquire supplies of medicine or food or receive regularly scheduled medical care for himself, herself or a member of his or her immediate family.
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Jul. 5, 2020