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


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 drivers 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 drivers license, prohibit the child from receiving a drivers 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 drivers license.
(II) After the date the child becomes eligible to apply for a drivers 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 attend and complete a tobacco awareness and cessation program, the juvenile court may order the child or the parent or guardian of the child, or both, to pay the reasonable cost for the child to attend the program.

3.

If the juvenile court orders a child to pay a fine pursuant to this section, the juvenile court shall order the child to pay an administrative assessment pursuant to NRS 62E.270.

4.

If the juvenile court orders a child to pay a fine and administrative assessment pursuant to this section and the child willfully fails to pay the fine or administrative assessment, the juvenile court may order that the drivers 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 drivers license, prohibit the child from receiving a drivers 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 drivers license.

(b)

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

5.

If the juvenile court suspends the drivers license of a child pursuant to this section, the juvenile court may order the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue a restricted drivers 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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Dec. 10, 2019