Nrs: Chapter 62G - Administration Of Probation

Link to law: https://www.leg.state.nv.us/NRS/NRS-062G.html
Published: 2015

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CHAPTER 62G - ADMINISTRATION OF PROBATION

JUDICIAL DISTRICTS NOT INCLUDING A COUNTY WHOSE POPULATION IS

100,000 OR MORE

NRS 62G.010          Applicability

of provisions.

NRS 62G.020          Probation

committee: Appointment, terms and removal of members; service without

compensation; officers.

NRS 62G.030          Probation

committee: Powers and duties.

NRS 62G.040          Appointment

and compensation of probation officers and other employees; establishment of

policies, procedures and standards concerning such officers and employees;

sufficient personnel and support for probation department required.

NRS 62G.050          Appointment

and duties of chief probation officer.

NRS 62G.060          Demotion

and discharge of probation officers and other employees.

NRS 62G.070          Nondisclosure

of certain privileged information obtained by officer or employee of juvenile

court; exceptions.

JUDICIAL DISTRICTS INCLUDING A COUNTY WHOSE POPULATION IS

100,000 OR MORE BUT LESS THAN 700,000

NRS 62G.100          Applicability

of provisions.

NRS 62G.110          Committee

for juvenile services: Appointment, terms and removal of members; forfeiture of

office; service without compensation; officers.

NRS 62G.120          Committee

for juvenile services: Powers and duties.

NRS 62G.130          Director

of juvenile services: Appointment; powers and duties; removal or discharge;

entitlement to staff or employees; compensation.

NRS 62G.140          Appointment

and compensation of probation officers and other employees; establishment of

policies, procedures and standards concerning such officers and employees.

NRS 62G.150          Appointment

and duties of chief probation officer.

NRS 62G.160          Demotion

and dismissal of probation officers and other employees.

NRS 62G.170          Nondisclosure

of certain privileged information obtained by officer or employee of juvenile

court; exceptions.

JUDICIAL DISTRICTS INCLUDING A

COUNTY WHOSE POPULATION IS 700,000 OR MORE

Department of Juvenile Justice

Services Established by Board of County Commissioners

NRS 62G.200          Applicability

of provisions.

NRS 62G.210          Establishment;

powers and duties; appointment of director.

NRS 62G.220          Appointment

and dismissal of probation officers, assistant probation officers and other

employees; nondisclosure of certain privileged information obtained by such

officers and employees.

NRS 62G.223          Background

investigation required on applicants and employees; periodic additional

investigations.

NRS 62G.225          Denial

or termination of employment for conviction of certain crimes; correction of

information concerning conviction.

NRS 62G.230          Joint

board: Establishment; composition; duties; withdrawal of district judges

serving as members; repeal of ordinance of establishment upon withdrawal.

NRS 62G.240          Citizen’s

advisory committee: Establishment; powers.

 

Department of Juvenile Justice Services Established by

Juvenile Court

NRS 62G.300          Applicability

of provisions.

NRS 62G.310          Probation

committee: Appointment, terms and removal of members; forfeiture of office;

service without compensation; officers.

NRS 62G.320          Probation

committee: Powers and duties.

NRS 62G.330          Director

of department of juvenile justice services: Appointment; powers and duties;

removal or discharge; entitlement to staff or employees; compensation.

NRS 62G.340          Appointment

and compensation of probation officers and other employees; establishment of

policies, procedures and standards concerning such officers and employees.

NRS 62G.350          Appointment

and duties of chief probation officer.

NRS 62G.353          Background

investigation required on applicants and employees; periodic additional

investigations.

NRS 62G.355          Denial

or termination of employment for conviction of certain crimes; correction of

information concerning conviction.

NRS 62G.360          Demotion

and dismissal of probation officers and other employees.

NRS 62G.370          Nondisclosure

of certain privileged information obtained by officer or employee of juvenile

court; exceptions.

SPECIAL SUPERVISION PROGRAM

NRS 62G.400          “Special

supervision program” defined.

NRS 62G.410          Declaration

of state policy.

NRS 62G.420          Adoption

of minimum standards for operation of special supervision programs and rules

for administration.

NRS 62G.430          State

to share costs of supervision of certain children in special supervision

programs.

NRS 62G.440          Application

for share of costs from State.

NRS 62G.450          Determination

of amount and allocation of state money to juvenile courts for special

supervision programs.

NRS 62G.460          Authorized

use of money received from State.

NRS 62G.470          Report

on special supervision programs.

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JUDICIAL DISTRICTS NOT INCLUDING A COUNTY WHOSE POPULATION

IS 100,000 OR MORE

      NRS 62G.010  Applicability of provisions.  The

provisions of NRS 62G.010 to 62G.070, inclusive, apply to a judicial district

which does not include a county whose population is 100,000 or more.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1033)

      NRS 62G.020  Probation committee: Appointment, terms and removal of members;

service without compensation; officers.

      1.  By an order entered in the minutes, the

juvenile court shall:

      (a) Appoint five representative citizens of good

moral character to be known as the probation committee; and

      (b) If any member of the probation committee

vacates or is removed from the member’s position before the end of the member’s

term, appoint a person to fill the vacancy not later than 30 days after the

date on which the vacancy occurs.

      2.  The clerk of the court shall notify

each person who is appointed to the probation committee. The notice of

appointment must instruct the person to appear before the juvenile court not

later than 10 days after the date the notice is sent.

      3.  Each person who is appointed to the

probation committee shall:

      (a) Appear before the juvenile court not later

than the time specified by the notice of appointment; and

      (b) Qualify by taking an oath to perform

faithfully the duties of a member of the probation committee. The taking of the

oath must be entered in the records of the juvenile court.

      4.  Except as otherwise provided in this

section, the juvenile court shall appoint persons to the probation committee

for the following terms:

      (a) For the initial terms of the members:

             (1) One member must be appointed for a

term of 1 year;

             (2) Two members must be appointed for

terms of 2 years; and

             (3) Two members must be appointed for

terms of 3 years.

      (b) For the terms following the initial terms,

each member must be appointed for a term of 3 years.

      5.  If a person is appointed to fill a

vacancy before the end of a term, the juvenile court shall appoint the person

for the remainder of the unexpired term.

      6.  The juvenile court may at any time

remove for cause any member of the probation committee.

      7.  Members of the probation committee

shall:

      (a) Serve without compensation; and

      (b) Choose from among their members a chair and a

secretary.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1033)

      NRS 62G.030  Probation committee: Powers and duties.

      1.  The probation committee shall:

      (a) Advise the juvenile court upon its request.

      (b) In conjunction with the juvenile court and

the chief probation officer, advise on any matter concerning the control and

management of any local facility for the detention of children.

      (c) Upon the request of the juvenile court,

investigate the facilities, resources and management of any person or entity,

other than a state agency, that applies to receive or receives children under

this title and report its findings, conclusions and recommendations to the

juvenile court.

      (d) Prepare an annual report of its activities,

investigations, findings and recommendations and file the annual report with

the juvenile court and with the clerk of the court as a public document.

      (e) Advise the juvenile court and make

recommendations concerning:

             (1) The appointment of employees that the

probation committee deems necessary for the operation and management of the

probation department and each local facility for the detention of children.

             (2) The establishment of policies,

procedures and standards for the proper performance of the duties and

responsibilities of probation officers, the employees of the probation

department and the employees of each local facility for the detention of

children.

      2.  The probation committee may:

      (a) If it deems necessary or proper, investigate

any local facility for the detention of children and report its findings,

conclusions and recommendations to the juvenile court.

      (b) Upon a majority vote of its members,

recommend the removal or discharge of any probation officer.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1034)

      NRS 62G.040  Appointment and compensation of probation officers and other

employees; establishment of policies, procedures and standards concerning such

officers and employees; sufficient personnel and support for probation

department required.

      1.  The juvenile court shall appoint:

      (a) One or more probation officers.

      (b) Other employees as may be required to carry

on the work of the probation department and each local facility for the

detention of children.

      2.  The appointment of the probation

officers, the employees of the probation department and the employees of each

local facility for the detention of children must be made from lists of

eligible persons established through competitive examinations.

      3.  With the advice of the probation

committee, the juvenile court shall establish policies, procedures and

standards for the proper performance of the duties and responsibilities of the

probation officers, the employees of the probation department and the employees

of each local facility for the detention of children.

      4.  With the advice of the probation

committee and consent of the board or boards of county commissioners, the

juvenile court shall determine the salaries of the probation officers, the

employees of the probation department and the employees of each local facility

for the detention of children.

      5.  If the juvenile court serves two or

more counties, the juvenile court:

      (a) May appoint the probation officers to serve

the counties jointly; and

      (b) Shall allocate the salaries and expenses of

the probation officers between the counties.

      6.  The board or boards of county

commissioners shall make every reasonable effort to provide sufficient

personnel and support for the probation department to uphold the concept of

separation of powers in the court process.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1034)

      NRS 62G.050  Appointment and duties of chief probation officer.

      1.  The juvenile court shall appoint one

probation officer as the chief probation officer.

      2.  Under the general supervision of the

juvenile court and with the advice of the probation committee, the chief

probation officer shall:

      (a) Organize, direct and develop the

administrative work, including, but not limited to, the social, financial and

clerical work, of the probation department and each local facility for the

detention of children; and

      (b) Perform such other duties as the juvenile

court directs.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1035)

      NRS 62G.060  Demotion and discharge of probation officers and other

employees.

      1.  Pursuant to the provisions of this

section, the juvenile court may demote or discharge any probation officer,

employee of the probation department or employee of a local facility for the

detention of children.

      2.  Before the juvenile court may demote or

discharge a probation officer or employee, the juvenile court shall provide to

the probation officer or employee:

      (a) A written statement of the reasons for the

demotion or discharge; and

      (b) An opportunity to be heard before the

juvenile court regarding the demotion or discharge.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1035)

      NRS 62G.070  Nondisclosure of certain privileged information obtained by

officer or employee of juvenile court; exceptions.  All

information obtained in the discharge of an official duty by an officer or

employee of the juvenile court is privileged and must not be disclosed other

than to the juvenile court or any person who is authorized to receive that

information pursuant to the provisions of this title, unless otherwise ordered

by the juvenile court.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1035)

JUDICIAL DISTRICTS INCLUDING A COUNTY WHOSE POPULATION IS

100,000 OR MORE BUT LESS THAN 700,000

      NRS 62G.100  Applicability of provisions.  The

provisions of NRS 62G.100 to 62G.170, inclusive, apply to a judicial district

which includes a county whose population is 100,000 or more but less than

700,000.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1035; A 2011, 1141)

      NRS 62G.110  Committee for juvenile services: Appointment, terms and removal

of members; forfeiture of office; service without compensation; officers.

      1.  By an order entered in the minutes, the

juvenile court shall:

      (a) Appoint not less than five nor more than

seven representative citizens of good moral character to be known as the

committee for juvenile services; and

      (b) If any member of the committee for juvenile

services vacates or is removed from the member’s position before the end of the

member’s term, appoint a person to fill the vacancy not later than 30 days

after the date on which the vacancy occurs.

      2.  The clerk of the court shall notify

each person who is appointed to the committee for juvenile services. The notice

of appointment must instruct the person to appear before the juvenile court not

later than 10 days after the date the notice is sent.

      3.  Each person who is appointed to the

committee for juvenile services shall:

      (a) Appear before the juvenile court not later

than the time specified by the notice of appointment; and

      (b) Qualify by taking an oath to perform

faithfully the duties of a member of the committee for juvenile services. The

taking of the oath must be entered in the records of the juvenile court.

      4.  Except as otherwise provided in this

section, the juvenile court shall appoint persons to the committee for juvenile

services for a term of 3 years.

      5.  If a person is appointed to fill a

vacancy before the end of a term, the juvenile court shall appoint the person

for the remainder of the unexpired term.

      6.  The juvenile court may at any time

remove for cause any member of the committee for juvenile services.

      7.  Any member who is absent from three

consecutive meetings of the committee for juvenile services without permission

of the chair:

      (a) Forfeits the member’s office; and

      (b) Must be replaced as provided in this section

for the filling of a vacancy before the end of a term.

      8.  Members of the committee for juvenile

services shall:

      (a) Serve without compensation; and

      (b) Choose from among their members a chair and a

secretary.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1035)

      NRS 62G.120  Committee for juvenile services: Powers and duties.

      1.  The committee for juvenile services

shall:

      (a) Advise the juvenile court upon its request.

      (b) In conjunction with the director of juvenile

services and the chief probation officer, advise on any matter concerning the

control and management of any local facility for the detention of children.

      (c) Upon the request of the director of juvenile

services, investigate the facilities, resources and management of any person or

entity, other than a state agency, that applies to receive or receives children

under this title and report its findings, conclusions and recommendations to

the director of juvenile services.

      (d) Prepare an annual report of its activities,

investigations, findings and recommendations and file the annual report with

the juvenile court and with the clerk of the court as a public document.

      (e) Advise the director of juvenile services and

make recommendations concerning:

             (1) The appointment of employees that the

committee for juvenile services deems necessary for the operation and

management of the department of juvenile services and each local facility for

the detention of children.

             (2) The establishment of policies,

procedures and standards for the proper performance of the duties and responsibilities

of probation officers, the employees of the department of juvenile services and

the employees of each local facility for the detention of children.

      (f) Act as a hearing board pursuant to the

provisions of NRS 62G.160.

      2.  The committee for juvenile services

may, if it deems necessary or proper, investigate any local facility for the

detention of children and report its findings, conclusions and recommendations

to the director of juvenile services.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1036)

      NRS 62G.130  Director of juvenile services: Appointment; powers and duties;

removal or discharge; entitlement to staff or employees; compensation.

      1.  From a list of candidates recommended

by the committee for juvenile services, the juvenile court shall appoint a

director of juvenile services.

      2.  The director of juvenile services:

      (a) Is directly responsible to the juvenile court

and shall administer the functions of the juvenile court.

      (b) Shall coordinate the services of and serve as

liaison between the juvenile court and all agencies in the judicial district

dealing with children, including, but not limited to:

             (1) The Division of Child and Family

Services;

             (2) The public schools of the judicial

district;

             (3) All law enforcement agencies of the

judicial district;

             (4) The committee for juvenile services of

the judicial district;

             (5) The department of juvenile services of

the judicial district; and

             (6) All local facilities for the detention

of children within the judicial district.

      (c) May carry out preventive programs relating to

juvenile delinquency.

      3.  The director of juvenile services

serves at the pleasure of the juvenile court and is subject to removal or

discharge by the juvenile court. Before the juvenile court may remove or

discharge the director of juvenile services, the juvenile court shall provide

to the director:

      (a) A written statement of the reasons for the

removal or discharge; and

      (b) An opportunity to be heard before the

juvenile court regarding the removal or discharge.

      4.  The director of juvenile services is

entitled to such staff or employees to assist in the performance of the duties

of the director as is advised by the committee for juvenile services, approved

by the juvenile court, and consented to by the board or boards of county

commissioners.

      5.  With the advice of the committee for

juvenile services and the consent of the board or boards of county

commissioners, the juvenile court shall determine the salary of the director of

juvenile services.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1036)

      NRS 62G.140  Appointment and compensation of probation officers and other

employees; establishment of policies, procedures and standards concerning such

officers and employees.

      1.  With the advice of the committee for

juvenile services, the director of juvenile services shall appoint:

      (a) One or more probation officers.

      (b) Other employees as may be required to carry

on the work of the department of juvenile services and each local facility for

the detention of children.

      2.  The appointment of the probation

officers, the employees of the department of juvenile services and the

employees of each local facility for the detention of children must be made

from lists of eligible persons established through competitive examinations.

      3.  With the advice of the committee for

juvenile services, the director of juvenile services shall establish policies,

procedures and standards for the proper performance of the duties and

responsibilities of the probation officers, the employees of the department of

juvenile services and the employees of each local facility for the detention of

children.

      4.  With the advice of the committee for

juvenile services, approval of the juvenile court and consent of the board or

boards of county commissioners, the director of juvenile services shall

determine the salaries of the probation officers, the employees of the

department of juvenile services and the employees of each local facility for

the detention of children.

      5.  If the director of juvenile services

serves two or more counties, the director:

      (a) May appoint the probation officers to serve

the counties jointly; and

      (b) Shall allocate the salaries and expenses of

the probation officers between the counties.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1037)

      NRS 62G.150  Appointment and duties of chief probation officer.

      1.  The director of juvenile services shall

appoint one probation officer as the chief probation officer.

      2.  Under the general supervision of the

director of juvenile services and with the advice of the committee for juvenile

services, the chief probation officer shall:

      (a) Organize, direct and develop the

administrative work, including, but not limited to, the social, financial and

clerical work, of the department of juvenile services and each local facility

for the detention of children; and

      (b) Perform such other duties as the director of

juvenile services directs.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1038)

      NRS 62G.160  Demotion and dismissal of probation officers and other

employees.

      1.  Pursuant to the provisions of this

section, the director of juvenile services may demote or dismiss, only for cause,

any probation officer, employee of the department of juvenile services or

employee of a local facility for the detention of children.

      2.  Before the director of juvenile

services may demote a probation officer or employee, the director shall provide

to the probation officer or employee:

      (a) A written statement of the reasons for the

demotion; and

      (b) An opportunity to be heard before the

director regarding the demotion.

      3.  Before the director of juvenile

services may dismiss a probation officer or employee with less than 12 months

of service, the director shall provide to the probation officer or employee:

      (a) A written statement of the reasons for the

dismissal; and

      (b) An opportunity to be heard before the

director regarding the dismissal.

      4.  If a probation officer or employee with

12 months or more of service is dismissed pursuant to this section:

      (a) Not later than 15 days after the dismissal,

the probation officer or employee may request a written statement from the

director of juvenile services specifically setting forth the reasons for the

dismissal. The director shall provide the written statement to the probation

officer or employee not later than 15 days after the date of the request.

      (b) Not later than 30 days after receipt of the written

statement from the director, the probation officer or employee may make a

written request for a public hearing before the committee for juvenile

services. The committee for juvenile services shall adopt rules for the conduct

of such public hearings.

      (c) The probation officer or employee may appeal

the decision of the committee for juvenile services to the board or boards of

county commissioners.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1038)

      NRS 62G.170  Nondisclosure of certain privileged information obtained by

officer or employee of juvenile court; exceptions.  All

information obtained in the discharge of an official duty by an officer or

employee of the juvenile court is privileged and must not be disclosed other

than to the juvenile court, the director of juvenile services or any person who

is authorized to receive that information pursuant to the provisions of this

title, unless otherwise ordered by the juvenile court or permitted by the

director.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1038)

JUDICIAL DISTRICTS INCLUDING A COUNTY WHOSE POPULATION IS

700,000 OR MORE

Department of Juvenile Justice Services Established by

Board of County Commissioners

      NRS 62G.200  Applicability of provisions.

      1.  The provisions of NRS 62G.200 to 62G.240,

inclusive, apply only to a county:

      (a) Whose population is 700,000 or more; and

      (b) Which constitutes a judicial district.

      2.  If a department of juvenile justice

services has been established by ordinance in a judicial district pursuant to NRS 62G.200 to 62G.240, inclusive,

the provisions of NRS 62G.300 to 62G.370, inclusive, do not apply to that judicial

district for the period the ordinance is in effect.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1042; A 2011, 1141;

2013, 460)

      NRS 62G.210  Establishment; powers and duties; appointment of director.

      1.  The board of county commissioners may

establish by ordinance a department of juvenile justice services.

      2.  The department of juvenile justice

services:

      (a) Shall administer the provisions of services

relating to the delinquency and the abuse and neglect of children with respect

to matters arising pursuant to the provisions of this title; and

      (b) May carry out programs relating to the

prevention of juvenile delinquency.

      3.  The board of county commissioners may

appoint a director of the department of juvenile justice services. The director

serves at the pleasure of the board.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1042)

      NRS 62G.220  Appointment and dismissal of probation officers, assistant

probation officers and other employees; nondisclosure of certain privileged

information obtained by such officers and employees.

      1.  The board of county commissioners may

provide for the appointment of:

      (a) One or more probation officers;

      (b) One or more assistant probation officers; and

      (c) Other employees as may be necessary to carry

out the duties of the department of juvenile justice services.

      2.  Probation officers, assistant probation

officers and other employees authorized pursuant to this section are:

      (a) Employees of the county who are subject to

the provisions of the merit personnel system unless exempt pursuant to NRS 245.216; and

      (b) Local government employees for the purposes

of chapter 288 of NRS.

      3.  Probation officers, assistant probation

officers and other employees hired before the effective date of the ordinance

establishing the department of juvenile justice services may be dismissed only

for cause.

      4.  All information obtained in the

discharge of an official duty by a probation officer, assistant probation

officer or other employee of the department of juvenile justice services is

privileged and must not be disclosed other than to the juvenile court, the

director of the department of juvenile justice services or any person who is

authorized to receive that information pursuant to the provisions of this

title, unless otherwise ordered by the juvenile court or permitted by the

director.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1042)

      NRS 62G.223  Background investigation required on applicants and employees;

periodic additional investigations.

      1.  A department of juvenile justice

services shall secure from appropriate law enforcement agencies information on

the background and personal history of each applicant for employment with the

department of juvenile justice services, and each employee of the department of

juvenile justice services, to determine:

      (a) Whether the applicant or employee has been

convicted of:

             (1) Murder, voluntary manslaughter,

involuntary manslaughter or mayhem;

             (2) Any felony involving the use or

threatened use of force or violence or the use of a firearm or other deadly

weapon;

             (3) Assault with intent to kill or to

commit sexual assault or mayhem;

             (4) Battery which results in substantial

bodily harm to the victim;

             (5) Battery that constitutes domestic

violence that is punishable as a felony;

             (6) Battery that constitutes domestic

violence, other than a battery described in subparagraph (5), within the

immediately preceding 3 years;

             (7) Sexual assault, statutory sexual

seduction, incest, lewdness, indecent exposure or an offense involving

pornography and a minor;

             (8) A crime involving pandering or

prostitution, including, without limitation, a violation of any provision of NRS 201.295 to 201.440, inclusive;

             (9) Abuse or neglect of a child,

including, without limitation, a violation of any provision of NRS 200.508 or 200.5083 or contributory delinquency;

             (10) A violation of any federal or state

law regulating the possession, distribution or use of any controlled substance

or any dangerous drug as defined in chapter 454

of NRS;

             (11) A violation of any federal or state law

prohibiting driving or being in actual physical control of a vehicle while

under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance that is

punishable as a felony;

             (12) A violation of any federal or state

law prohibiting driving or being in actual physical control of a vehicle while

under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance, other

than a violation described in subparagraph (11), within the immediately

preceding 3 years;

             (13) Abuse, neglect, exploitation or isolation

of older persons or vulnerable persons, including, without limitation, a

violation of any provision of NRS 200.5091

to 200.50995, inclusive, or a law of

any other jurisdiction that prohibits the same or similar conduct; or

             (14) Any offense involving arson, fraud,

theft, embezzlement, burglary, robbery, fraudulent conversion, misappropriation

of property or perjury within the immediately preceding 7 years; or

      (b) Whether there are criminal charges pending

against the applicant or employee for a violation of an offense listed in

paragraph (a).

      2.  A department of juvenile justice

services shall request information from:

      (a) The Statewide Central Registry concerning an

applicant for employment with the department of juvenile justice services, or

an employee of the department of juvenile justice services, to determine

whether there has been a substantiated report of child abuse or neglect made

against the applicant or employee; and

      (b) The central registry of information concerning

the abuse or neglect of a child established by any other state in which the

applicant or employee resided within the immediately preceding 5 years to

ensure satisfactory clearance with that registry.

      3.  Each applicant for employment with the

department of juvenile justice services, and each employee of the department of

juvenile justice services, must submit to the department of juvenile justice

services:

      (a) A complete set of his or her fingerprints and

written authorization to forward those fingerprints to the Central Repository

for Nevada Records of Criminal History for submission to the Federal Bureau of

Investigation for its report; and

      (b) Written authorization for the department of

juvenile justice services to obtain any information that may be available from

the Statewide Central Registry or the central registry of information

concerning the abuse or neglect of a child established by any other state in

which the applicant or employee resided within the immediately preceding 5

years.

      4.  The department of juvenile justice

services may exchange with the Central Repository or the Federal Bureau of

Investigation any information concerning the fingerprints submitted pursuant to

this section.

      5.  When a report from the Federal Bureau

of Investigation is received by the Central Repository, the Central Repository

shall immediately forward a copy of the report to the department of juvenile

justice services for a determination of whether the applicant or employee has

criminal charges pending against him or her for a crime listed in paragraph (a)

of subsection 1 or has been convicted of a crime listed in paragraph (a) of

subsection 1.

      6.  A department of juvenile justice

services shall conduct an investigation of each employee of the department

pursuant to this section at least once every 5 years after the initial

investigation.

      7.  As used in this section, “Statewide

Central Registry” means the Statewide Central Registry for the Collection of

Information Concerning the Abuse or Neglect of a Child established by NRS 432.100.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 455)

      NRS 62G.225  Denial or termination of employment for conviction of certain

crimes; correction of information concerning conviction.

      1.  If the report from the Federal Bureau

of Investigation forwarded to the department of juvenile justice services

pursuant to subsection 5 of NRS 62G.223, the

information received by the department of juvenile justice services pursuant to

subsection 2 of NRS 62G.223 or evidence from any

other source indicates that an applicant for employment with the department of

juvenile justice services, or an employee of the department of juvenile justice

services:

      (a) Has charges pending against him or her for a

crime listed in paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS

62G.223, the department of juvenile justice services may deny employment to

the applicant or terminate the employment of the employee after allowing the

applicant or employee time to correct the information as required pursuant to

subsection 2 or 3, whichever is applicable; or

      (b) Has been convicted of a crime listed in

paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 62G.223, has

had a substantiated report of child abuse or neglect made against him or her or

has not been satisfactorily cleared by a central registry described in

paragraph (b) of subsection 2 of NRS 62G.223, the

department of juvenile justice services shall deny employment to the applicant

or terminate the employment of the employee after allowing the applicant or

employee time to correct the information as required pursuant to subsection 2

or 3, whichever is applicable.

      2.  If an applicant for employment or an

employee believes that the information in the report from the Federal Bureau of

Investigation forwarded to the department of juvenile justice services pursuant

to subsection 5 of NRS 62G.223 is incorrect, the

applicant or employee must inform the department of juvenile justice services

immediately. A department of juvenile justice services that is so informed

shall give the applicant or employee a reasonable amount of time of not less

than 30 days to correct the information.

      3.  If an applicant for employment or an

employee believes that the information received by the department of juvenile

justice services pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS

62G.223 is incorrect, the applicant or employee must inform the department

of juvenile justice services immediately. A department of juvenile justice

services that is so informed shall give the applicant or employee a reasonable

amount of time of not less than 60 days to correct the information.

      4.  During the period in which an applicant

or employee seeks to correct information pursuant to subsection 2 or 3, the

applicant or employee:

      (a) Shall not have contact with a child or a

relative or guardian of a child in the course of performing any duties as an

employee of the department of juvenile justice services.

      (b) May be placed on leave without pay.

      5.  The provisions of subsection 4 must not

be construed as preventing the department of juvenile justice services from

initiating departmental disciplinary procedures against an employee during the

period in which an employee seeks to correct information pursuant to subsection

2 or 3.

      6.  A termination of employment pursuant to

this section constitutes dismissal for cause for the purposes of NRS 62G.220.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 457)

      NRS 62G.230  Joint board: Establishment; composition; duties; withdrawal of

district judges serving as members; repeal of ordinance of establishment upon

withdrawal.

      1.  The board of county commissioners of a

county which establishes a department of juvenile justice services shall

establish by ordinance a joint board consisting of five members.

      2.  The joint board consists of:

      (a) Three representatives of the district judges

designated by the judges of the judicial district from among their members; and

      (b) Two representatives of the board of county

commissioners designated by the board from among its members.

      3.  The duties of the joint board must

include, but are not limited to:

      (a) Acting as a liaison between the board of

county commissioners and the district court; and

      (b) Making recommendations to the board of county

commissioners concerning the facilities, resources, operation and management of

the department of juvenile justice services.

      4.  The district judges serving as members

of the joint board may withdraw from participating in the board by giving

written notice of their intent to withdraw to the board of county

commissioners. The ordinances establishing the department of juvenile justice

services, the joint board and the citizen’s advisory committee shall be deemed

repealed 6 months after the effective date of the notice, unless an earlier

date is prescribed by the board of county commissioners.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1043)

      NRS 62G.240  Citizen’s advisory committee: Establishment; powers.

      1.  The board of county commissioners of a

county which establishes a department of juvenile justice services shall

establish by ordinance a citizen’s advisory committee to advise the joint board

established pursuant to NRS 62G.230.

      2.  The ordinance establishing the

citizen’s advisory committee must include:

      (a) The name of the committee;

      (b) The number of members of the committee;

      (c) The terms of the members; and

      (d) The duties of the committee.

      3.  The citizen’s advisory committee may

offer the opinions and recommendations of the residents of the county and give

advice and make recommendations to the joint board concerning the facilities,

services and resources provided by the department of juvenile justice services.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1043)

Department of Juvenile Justice Services Established by

Juvenile Court

      NRS 62G.300  Applicability of provisions.  The

provisions of NRS 62G.300 to 62G.370, inclusive, apply to a judicial district

which includes a county whose population is 700,000 or more, if a department of

juvenile justice services has not been established by ordinance pursuant to NRS 62G.200 to 62G.240,

inclusive.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1038; A 2011, 1141;

2013, 460)

      NRS 62G.310  Probation committee: Appointment, terms and removal of members;

forfeiture of office; service without compensation; officers.

      1.  By an order entered in the minutes, the

juvenile court shall:

      (a) Appoint not less than five nor more than

seven representative citizens of good moral character to be known as the

probation committee; and

      (b) If any member of the probation committee

vacates or is removed from the member’s position before the end of the member’s

term, appoint a person to fill the vacancy not later than 30 days after the

date on which the vacancy occurs.

      2.  The clerk of the court shall notify

each person who is appointed to the probation committee. The notice of

appointment must instruct the person to appear before the juvenile court not

later than 10 days after the date the notice is sent.

      3.  Each person who is appointed to the

probation committee shall:

      (a) Appear before the juvenile court not later

than the time specified by the notice of appointment; and

      (b) Qualify by taking an oath to perform

faithfully the duties of a member of the probation committee. The taking of the

oath must be entered in the records of the juvenile court.

      4.  Except as otherwise provided in this

section, the juvenile court shall appoint persons to the probation committee

for the following terms:

      (a) For the initial terms of the members:

             (1) One member must be appointed for a

term of 1 year;

             (2) Two members must be appointed for

terms of 2 years; and

             (3) Two members must be appointed for

terms of 3 years.

      (b) For the terms following the initial terms,

each member must be appointed for a term of 3 years.

      5.  If a person is appointed to fill a

vacancy before the end of a term, the juvenile court shall appoint the person

for the remainder of the unexpired term.

      6.  The juvenile court may at any time

remove for cause any member of the probation committee.

      7.  Any member who is absent from three

consecutive meetings of the probation committee without permission of the

chair:

      (a) Forfeits the member’s office; and

      (b) Must be replaced as provided in this section

for the filling of a vacancy before the end of a term.

      8.  Members of the probation committee

shall:

      (a) Serve without compensation; and

      (b) Choose from among their members a chair and a

secretary.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1039)

      NRS 62G.320  Probation committee: Powers and duties.

      1.  The probation committee shall:

      (a) Advise the juvenile court upon its request.

      (b) In conjunction with the director of the

department of juvenile justice services and the chief probation officer, advise

on any matter concerning the control and management of any local facility for

the detention of children.

      (c) Upon the request of the director of the

department of juvenile justice services, investigate the facilities, resources

and management of any person or entity, other than a state agency, that applies

to receive or receives children under this title and report its findings,

conclusions and recommendations to the juvenile court.

      (d) Prepare an annual report of its activities,

investigations, findings and recommendations and file the annual report with

the juvenile court and with the clerk of the court as a public document.

      (e) Advise the director of the department of

juvenile justice services and make recommendations concerning:

             (1) The appointment of employees that the

probation committee deems necessary for the operation and management of the

probation department and each local facility for the detention of children.

             (2) The establishment of policies,

procedures and standards for the proper performance of the duties and

responsibilities of probation officers, the employees of the probation

department and the employees of each local facility for the detention of

children.

      (f) Act as a hearing board pursuant to the

provisions of NRS 62G.360.

      2.  The probation committee may, if it

deems as proper or necessary, investigate any local facility for the detention

of children and report its findings, conclusions and recommendations to the

juvenile court.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1039)

      NRS 62G.330  Director of department of juvenile justice services:

Appointment; powers and duties; removal or discharge; entitlement to staff or

employees; compensation.

      1.  From a list of candidates recommended

by the probation committee, the juvenile court shall appoint a director of the

department of juvenile justice services.

      2.  The director of the department of

juvenile justice services:

      (a) Is directly responsible to the juvenile court

and shall administer the functions of the juvenile court.

      (b) Shall coordinate the services of and serve as

liaison between the juvenile court and all agencies in the judicial district

dealing with children, including, but not limited to:

             (1) The Division of Child and Family

Services;

            (2) The public schools of the judicial

district;

             (3) All law enforcement agencies of the

judicial district;

             (4) The probation committee; and

             (5) All local facilities for the detention

of children within the judicial district.

      (c) May carry out preventive programs relating to

juvenile delinquency.

      3.  Except as otherwise provided in NRS 62G.355, the director of the department of

juvenile justice services serves at the pleasure of the juvenile court and is

subject to removal or discharge by the juvenile court. Except as otherwise

provided in NRS 62G.355, before the juvenile court

may remove or discharge the director of the department of juvenile justice

services, the juvenile court shall provide to the director:

      (a) A written statement of the reasons for the

removal or discharge; and

      (b) An opportunity to be heard before the

juvenile court regarding the removal or discharge.

      4.  The director of the department of

juvenile justice services is entitled to such staff or employees to assist in

the performance of the duties of the director as is advised by the probation

committee, approved by the juvenile court, and consented to by the board or

boards of county commissioners.

      5.  With the advice of the probation

committee and the consent of the board or boards of county commissioners of the

county or counties, the juvenile court shall determine the salary of the

director of the department of juvenile justice services.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1040; A 2013, 460)

      NRS 62G.340  Appointment and compensation of probation officers and other

employees; establishment of policies, procedures and standards concerning such

officers and employees.

      1.  With the advice of the probation

committee, the director of the department of juvenile justice services shall

appoint:

      (a) One or more probation officers.

      (b) Other employees as may be required to carry

on the work of the probation department and each local facility for the

detention of children.

      2.  The appointment of the probation

officers, the employees of the department of juvenile justice services and the

employees of each local facility for the detention of children must be made

from lists of eligible persons established through competitive examinations.

      3.  With the advice of the probation

committee, the director of the department of juvenile justice services shall

establish policies, procedures and standards for the proper performance of the

duties and responsibilities of the probation officers, the employees of the

department of juvenile justice services and the employees of each local

facility for the detention of children.

      4.  With the advice of the probation committee,

approval of the juvenile court and consent of the board or boards of county

commissioners, the director of the department of juvenile justice services

shall determine the salaries of the probation officers, the employees of the

department of juvenile justice services and the employees of each local

facility for the detention of children.

      5.  If the director of the department of

juvenile justice services serves two or more counties, the director:

      (a) May appoint the probation officers to serve the

counties jointly; and

      (b) Shall allocate the salaries and expenses of

the probation officers between the counties.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1041)

      NRS 62G.350  Appointment and duties of chief probation officer.

      1.  The director of the department of

juvenile justice services shall appoint one probation officer as the chief

probation officer.

      2.  Under the general supervision of the

director of the department of juvenile justice services and with the advice of

the probation committee, the chief probation officer shall:

      (a) Organize, direct and develop the

administrative work, including, but not limited to, the social, financial and

clerical work, of the department of juvenile justice services and each local

facility for the detention of children; and

      (b) Perform such other duties as the director of

the department of juvenile justice services directs.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1041)

      NRS 62G.353  Background investigation required on applicants and employees;

periodic additional investigations.

      1.  A department of juvenile justice

services shall secure from appropriate law enforcement agencies information on

the background and personal history of each applicant for employment with the

department of juvenile justice services, and each employee of the department of

juvenile justice services, to determine:

      (a) Whether the applicant or employee has been

convicted of:

             (1) Murder, voluntary manslaughter,

involuntary manslaughter or mayhem;

             (2) Any felony involving the use or

threatened use of force or violence or the use of a firearm or other deadly

weapon;

             (3) Assault with intent to kill or to

commit sexual assault or mayhem;

             (4) Battery which results in substantial

bodily harm to the victim;

             (5) Battery that constitutes domestic

violence that is punishable as a felony;

             (6) Battery that constitutes domestic

violence, other than a battery described in subparagraph (5), within the

immediately preceding 3 years;

             (7) Sexual assault, statutory sexual

seduction, incest, lewdness, indecent exposure or an offense involving

pornography and a minor;

             (8) A crime involving pandering or

prostitution, including, without limitation, a violation of any provision of NRS 201.295 to 201.440, inclusive;

             (9) Abuse or neglect of a child,

including, without limitation, a violation of any provision of NRS 200.508 or 200.5083 or contributory delinquency;

             (10) A violation of any federal or state

law regulating the possession, distribution or use of any controlled substance

or any dangerous drug as defined in chapter 454

of NRS;

             (11) A violation of any federal or state

law prohibiting driving or being in actual physical control of a vehicle while

under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance that is

punishable as a felony;

             (12) A violation of any federal or state

law prohibiting driving or being in actual physical control of a vehicle while

under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance, other

than a violation described in subparagraph (11), within the immediately

preceding 3 years;

             (13) Abuse, neglect, exploitation or

isolation of older persons or vulnerable persons, including, without

limitation, a violation of any provision of NRS

200.5091 to 200.50995, inclusive,

or a law of any other jurisdiction that prohibits the same or similar conduct;

or

             (14) Any offense involving arson, fraud,

theft, embezzlement, burglary, robbery, fraudulent conversion, misappropriation

of property or perjury within the immediately preceding 7 years; or

      (b) Whether there are criminal charges pending

against the applicant or employee for a violation of an offense listed in

paragraph (a).

      2.  A department of juvenile justice

services shall request information from:

      (a) The Statewide Central Registry concerning an

applicant for employment with the department of juvenile justice services, or

an employee of the department of juvenile justice services, to determine

whether there has been a substantiated report of child abuse or neglect made

against the applicant or employee; and

      (b) The central registry of information

concerning the abuse or neglect of a child established by any other state in

which the applicant or employee resided within the immediately preceding 5

years to ensure satisfactory clearance with that registry.

      3.  Each applicant for employment with the

department of juvenile justice services, and each employee of the department of

juvenile justice services, must submit to the department of juvenile justice

services:

      (a) A complete set of his or her fingerprints and

written authorization to forward those fingerprints to the Central Repository

for Nevada Records of Criminal History for submission to the Federal Bureau of

Investigation for its report; and

      (b) Written authorization for the department of

juvenile justice services to obtain any information that may be available from

the Statewide Central Registry or the central registry of information

concerning the abuse or neglect of a child established by any other state in

which the applicant or employee resided within the immediately preceding 5

years.

      4.  The department of juvenile justice

services may exchange with the Central Repository or the Federal Bureau of

Investigation any information concerning the fingerprints submitted pursuant to

this section.

      5.  When a report from the Federal Bureau

of Investigation is received by the Central Repository, the Central Repository

shall immediately forward a copy of the report to the department of juvenile

justice services for a determination of whether the applicant or employee has

criminal charges pending against him or her for a crime listed in paragraph (a)

of subsection 1 or has been convicted of a crime listed in paragraph (a) of

subsection 1.

      6.  A department of juvenile justice

services shall conduct an investigation of each employee of the department

pursuant to this section at least once every 5 years after the initial

investigation.

      7.  As used in this section, “Statewide

Central Registry” means the Statewide Central Registry for the Collection of

Information Concerning the Abuse or Neglect of a Child established by NRS 432.100.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 458)

      NRS 62G.355  Denial or termination of employment for conviction of certain

crimes; correction of information concerning conviction.

      1.  If the report from the Federal Bureau

of Investigation forwarded to the department of juvenile justice services

pursuant to subsection 5 of NRS 62G.353, the

information received by the department of juvenile justice services pursuant to

subsection 2 of NRS 62G.353 or evidence from any

other source indicates that an applicant for employment with the department of

juvenile justice services, or an employee of the department of juvenile justice

services:

      (a) Has charges pending against him or her for a

crime listed in paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS

62G.353, the department of juvenile justice services may deny employment to

the applicant or terminate the employment of the employee after allowing the

applicant or employee time to correct the information as required pursuant to

subsection 2 or 3, whichever is applicable; or

      (b) Has been convicted of a crime listed in

paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 62G.353, has

had a substantiated report of child abuse or neglect made against him or her or

has not been satisfactorily cleared by a central registry described in

paragraph (b) of subsection 2 of NRS 62G.353, the

department of juvenile justice services shall deny employment to the applicant

or terminate the employment of the employee after allowing the applicant or

employee time to correct the information as required pursuant to subsection 2

or 3, whichever is applicable.

      2.  If an applicant for employment or an

employee believes that the information in the report from the Federal Bureau of

Investigation forwarded to the department of juvenile justice services pursuant

to subsection 5 of NRS 62G.353 is incorrect, the

applicant or employee must inform the department of juvenile justice services

immediately. A department of juvenile justice services that is so informed

shall give the applicant or employee a reasonable amount of time of not less

than 30 days to correct the information.

      3.  If an applicant for employment or an

employee believes that the information received by the department of juvenile

justice services pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS

62G.353 is incorrect, the applicant or employee must inform the department

of juvenile justice services immediately. A department of juvenile justice

services that is so informed shall give the applicant or employee a reasonable

amount of time of not less than 60 days to correct the information.

      4.  During the period in which an applicant

or employee seeks to correct information pursuant to subsection 2 or 3, the

applicant or employee:

      (a) Shall not have contact with a child or a

relative or guardian of the child in the course of performing any duties as an

employee of the department of juvenile justice services.

      (b) May be placed on leave without pay.

      5.  The provisions of subsection 4 must not

be construed as preventing a department of juvenile justice services from

initiating departmental disciplinary procedures against an employee during the

period in which an employee seeks to correct information pursuant to subsection

2 or 3.

      6.  A termination of employment pursuant to

this section constitutes dismissal for cause for the purposes of NRS 62G.360.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 459)

      NRS 62G.360  Demotion and dismissal of probation officers and other

employees.

      1.  Pursuant to the provisions of this

section, the director of the department of juvenile justice services may demote

or dismiss, only for cause, any probation officer, employee of the department

of juvenile justice services or employee of a local facility for the detention

of children.

      2.  Before the director of the department

of juvenile justice services may demote a probation officer or employee, the

director shall provide to the probation officer or employee:

      (a) A written statement of the reasons for the

demotion; and

      (b) An opportunity to be heard before the

director regarding the demotion.

      3.  Before the director of the department

of juvenile justice services may dismiss a probation officer or employee with

less than 12 months of service, the director shall provide to the probation

officer or employee:

      (a) A written statement of the reasons for the

dismissal; and

      (b) An opportunity to be heard before the

director regarding the dismissal.

      4.  If a probation officer or employee with

12 months or more of service is dismissed pursuant to this section:

      (a) Not later than 15 days after the dismissal,

the probation officer or employee may request a written statement from the

director of the department of juvenile justice services specifically setting

forth the reasons for the dismissal. The director shall provide the written

statement to the probation officer or employee not later than 15 days after the

date of the request.

      (b) Not later than 30 days after receipt of the

written statement from the director, the probation officer or employee may make

a written request for a public hearing before the probation committee. The

probation committee shall adopt rules for the conduct of such public hearings.

      (c) The probation officer or employee may appeal

the decision of the probation committee to the board or boards of county

commissioners.

      5.  The provisions of this section do not

apply to a dismissal required by NRS 62G.355.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1041; A 2013, 461)

      NRS 62G.370  Nondisclosure of certain privileged information obtained by

officer or employee of juvenile court; exceptions.  All

information obtained in the discharge of an official duty by an officer or

employee of the juvenile court is privileged and must not be disclosed other

than to the juvenile court, the director of the department of juvenile justice

services or any person who is authorized to receive that information pursuant

to the provisions of this title, unless otherwise ordered by the juvenile court

or permitted by the director.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1042)

SPECIAL SUPERVISION PROGRAM

      NRS 62G.400  “Special supervision program” defined.  As

used in NRS 62G.400 to 62G.470,

inclusive, “special supervision program” means a probation program established

in any county which meets the standards prescribed by NRS

62G.400 to 62G.470, inclusive, for the

rehabilitation of delinquent children and which includes:

      1.  A degree of supervision substantially

above the usual; and

      2.  The use of new techniques rather than

routine supervision techniques.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1083)

      NRS 62G.410  Declaration of state policy.

      1.  It is the policy of this state to

effectuate a system of youth interventions, in a civil arena, to improve

outcomes for juveniles, to diminish juvenile criminality, to facilitate

juvenile accountability and to improve juvenile health and welfare, fairly and

equally in the best interest of the child and in furtherance of the public

welfare of the citizens of this state.

      2.  It is the purpose of NRS 62G.400 to 62G.470,

inclusive, to reduce the necessity for commitment of delinquent children to a

state facility for the detention of children by strengthening and improving

local supervision of children placed on probation by the juvenile court.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1083; A 2013, 716)

      NRS 62G.420  Adoption of minimum standards for operation of special

supervision programs and rules for administration.

      1.  The Department of Health and Human

Services shall adopt:

      (a) Rules and regulations setting forth minimum

standards for the operation of special supervision programs; and

      (b) Other rules as may be necessary for the

administration of the provisions of NRS 62G.400 to

62G.470, inclusive.

      2.  The standards must be sufficiently

flexible to foster the development of new and improved supervision practices

and techniques.

      3.  In developing the standards, the

Department of Health and Human Services shall seek advice from the appropriate

officials in those counties that participate in a special supervision program.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1083)

      NRS 62G.430  State to share costs of supervision of certain children in

special supervision programs.  From

any legislative appropriation for such purpose and in accordance with the

provisions of NRS 62G.400 to 62G.470, inclusive, the State of Nevada shall share

the costs of supervising any delinquent child:

      1.  Who is supervised pursuant to a special

supervision program; and

      2.  Who would otherwise be committed to a

state facility for the detention of children.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1083)

      NRS 62G.440  Application for share of costs from State.

      1.  The juvenile court in each county may

apply to the Department of Health and Human Services to have the State of

Nevada share the costs of supervising any delinquent child in a special

supervision program.

      2.  The application must:

      (a) Be in the form prescribed by the Department

of Health and Human Services;

      (b) Include a plan or plans for providing special

supervision programs; and

      (c) Include assurances that such funds will not

be used to replace local funds for existing programs for delinquent children.

      3.  The Department of Health and Human

Services shall not distribute any money to a juvenile court pursuant to the

provisions of NRS 62G.400 to 62G.470, inclusive, until:

      (a) The Department approves the application of

the juvenile court; and

      (b) The juvenile court has complied with the

provisions of NRS 62G.400 to 62G.470, inclusive.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1083)

      NRS 62G.450  Determination of amount and allocation of state money to

juvenile courts for special supervision programs.

      1.  The Department of Health and Human

Services shall determine the applicable costs to the State of Nevada of

supervising offenders in special supervision programs in calculating the amount

of money to be distributed to each juvenile court.

      2.  The Department of Health and Human Services

shall distribute money to each juvenile court proportionately on the basis of:

      (a) The population of the county within the

jurisdiction of the juvenile court; and

      (b) Any other factors that the Department

determines to be relevant in accordance with the regulations adopted pursuant

to the provisions of NRS 62G.400 to 62G.470, inclusive.

      3.  If a juvenile court does not submit an

application to the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to the

provisions of NRS 62G.400 to 62G.470, inclusive, the Department may distribute the

proportionate share that otherwise would have been distributed to that juvenile

court to other juvenile courts in accordance with the regulations adopted

pursuant to the provisions of NRS 62G.400 to 62G.470, inclusive.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1083)

      NRS 62G.460  Authorized use of money received from State.

      1.  Except as otherwise provided in this

section, each juvenile court shall use the money distributed by the Department

of Health and Human Services pursuant to the provisions of NRS 62G.400 to 62G.470,

inclusive, to:

      (a) Carry out the purposes of NRS 62G.400 to 62G.470,

inclusive;

      (b) Employ necessary probation officers who shall

carry caseloads substantially less than required for normal or routine

supervision; and

      (c) Initiate new techniques and services of an

innovative nature for delinquent children.

      2.  Any money which is distributed to a

juvenile court pursuant to the provisions of NRS

62G.400 to 62G.470, inclusive, for any fiscal

year beginning on or after July 1, 1991, and which represents an increase over

the amount distributed to the juvenile court pursuant to the provisions of NRS 62G.400 to 62G.470,

inclusive, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1991:

      (a) Must not be used to offset the salaries of

governmental employees.

      (b) May be used only for the purchase of goods,

property or services necessary to carry out the purposes of NRS 62G.400 to 62G.470,

inclusive.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1084)

      NRS 62G.470  Report on special supervision programs.

      1.  Each juvenile court receiving funds

pursuant to the provisions of NRS 62G.400 to 62G.470, inclusive, shall report to the Department of

Health and Human Services, on or before July 1 and December 31 of each year,

the experience and results of the juvenile court in complying with the purposes

of NRS 62G.400 to 62G.470,

inclusive.

      2.  The Department of Health and Human

Services shall compile such reports and submit them to the Legislature upon its

convening in regular session.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1084)