Nrs: Chapter 62E - Disposition Of Cases By Juvenile Court

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

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CHAPTER 62E - DISPOSITION OF CASES BY

JUVENILE COURT

GENERAL PROVISIONS

NRS 62E.010          Adjudication

is not conviction and does not impose civil disabilities; exceptions.

NRS 62E.020          Modification

and termination of decrees and orders.

NRS 62E.030          Court

to provide certain information to school district concerning certain offenses.

NRS 62E.040          Penalties

imposed on adult who disobeys court order.

PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL CHILDREN SUBJECT TO JURISDICTION

OF JUVENILE COURT

Applicability

NRS 62E.100          Applicability

of provisions.

 

Commitment or Placement of Child

NRS 62E.110          Placement

of child in home; commitment of child to institution or facility.

NRS 62E.120          Preference

for certain relatives when placing child under supervision in home.

NRS 62E.130          Consideration

of religious faith in commitment of child to care of person, institution or

facility.

NRS 62E.140          Permitting

child to reside without immediate supervision of adult or exempting child from

mandatory attendance at school under certain circumstances.

NRS 62E.150          Provision

of information to institution or agency to which child is committed; provision

of information to juvenile court from such institution or agency.

NRS 62E.160          Placement

of child in need of supervision or in need of commitment outside of home in

institution for persons with intellectual disabilities or mental illness; study

and report; filing of plan; examination of child or parent or guardian by

physician, psychiatrist or psychologist.

NRS 62E.170          Review

of placement in foster home or other institution; dispositional hearings.

 

Restitution Contribution Fund

NRS 62E.175          Power

of juvenile court to establish restitution contribution fund.

 

Community Service

NRS 62E.180          Ordering

child or parent or guardian to perform community service.

NRS 62E.190          Supervising

entities; reports.

NRS 62E.200          Restrictions

concerning community service and programs of work on or near highways or in

other dangerous situations.

 

Alternative Programs

NRS 62E.210          When

juvenile court may order completion of certain alternative programs; payment of

cost of participation in such programs.

NRS 62E.220          Program

of cognitive training and human development.

NRS 62E.230          Cognitive

training and human development fund: Establishment; requirements for management

and expenditures of fund.

NRS 62E.240          Program

of sports or physical fitness and program for the arts.

 

Restrictions on Driver’s License

NRS 62E.250          Suspension

or delay in issuance of driver’s license.

NRS 62E.260          Information

provided to child upon application for driver’s license; procedure following

suspension or delay.

 

Miscellaneous Provisions

NRS 62E.270          Administrative

assessment to be ordered when fine is imposed against certain persons.

NRS 62E.280          Medical,

psychiatric, psychological and other care or treatment and examinations.

NRS 62E.290          Ordering

parent or guardian of child to refrain from certain conduct; counseling for

parent, guardian or other person living with child.

NRS 62E.300          Payment

of expenses of proceedings by parent or guardian.

PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO CHILDREN IN NEED OF SUPERVISION

NRS 62E.400          Applicability

of provisions.

NRS 62E.410          Initial

admonition and referral; conditions before adjudication; inapplicability to

habitual truant.

NRS 62E.420          Placement

in certain facilities prohibited.

NRS 62E.430          Habitual

truants: Fines; suspension or delay in issuance of driver’s license; community

service.

NRS 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.

PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO DELINQUENT CHILDREN

Applicability

NRS 62E.500          Applicability

of provisions.

 

Commitment

NRS 62E.510          Age

limitations on commitment of child to state facility for detention of children

and to private institution.

NRS 62E.513          Commitment

of child to facility for detention of children: Screening required; time and

method for conducting screening.

NRS 62E.516          Commitment

of child to facility for detention of children: Approval of methods for

screening; duties of Division of Child and Family Services; appropriate

governing body and chief judge to ensure compliance with requirements;

regulations.

NRS 62E.520          Commitment

of child to Division of Child and Family Services: Conditions and limitations;

notice; investigation and recommendation for placement of child.

NRS 62E.530          Commitment

of child to Division of Child and Family Services: Physical examination

required; report from physician.

NRS 62E.540          Commitment

of child to Division of Child and Family Services: Payment of expenses by

parent or guardian.

 

Restitution

NRS 62E.550          Power

of juvenile court to order restitution and to establish and administer programs

of restitution.

NRS 62E.560          Duty

of juvenile court to order restitution for certain unlawful acts;

responsibilities of parent or guardian of child; community service in lieu of

restitution.

NRS 62E.570          Determination

of amount of restitution.

NRS 62E.580          Program

of restitution through work: Establishment; requirements; powers of director of

juvenile services.

NRS 62E.590          Program

of restitution through work: Restitution through work fund.

NRS 62E.600          Program

of restitution through work: Conditions for participation; payment of costs.

NRS 62E.610          Victim

awarded restitution may bring civil action in district court to recover

damages.

 

Specific Acts Committed by Child

NRS 62E.620          Evaluation

of child who committed certain acts involving alcohol or controlled substance;

program of treatment; treatment facility not liable for acts of child; confidentiality

of information; driving under influence included in driver’s record of child.

NRS 62E.630          Certain

acts involving alcohol or controlled substance: Suspension or delay in issuance

of driver’s license.

NRS 62E.640          Driving

under influence: Revocation of driver’s license.

NRS 62E.650          Certain

acts involving firearm: Community service; suspension or delay in issuance of

driver’s license.

NRS 62E.660          Certain

acts involving firearm: Revocation of and prohibition from receiving license to

hunt.

NRS 62E.670          Act

involving use of firearm or use or threatened use of force or violence: Effect

on disposition.

NRS 62E.680          Act

involving cruelty to or torture of animal: Participation in counseling or other

psychological treatment; payment of costs.

NRS 62E.685          Act

involving killing or possession of certain animals.

NRS 62E.690          Certain

offenses concerning graffiti or defacement of property: Suspension or delay in

issuance of driver’s license.

NRS 62E.700          Minor

traffic offenses.

NRS 62E.705          Unlawful

operation of motor vehicle without or in violation of license or permit: Joint

and several liability of parent or guardian; community service in lieu of

monetary penalty.

NRS 62E.710          Violation

of probation or parole: Placement in facility for detention of children or

county jail.

 

Miscellaneous Provisions

NRS 62E.720          Program

of visitation to office of county coroner: Establishment; requirements; payment

of costs.

NRS 62E.730          Fines

and penalties.

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GENERAL PROVISIONS

      NRS 62E.010  Adjudication is not conviction and does not impose civil

disabilities; exceptions.

      1.  A child who is adjudicated pursuant to

the provisions of this title is not a criminal and any adjudication is not a

conviction, and a child may be charged with a crime or convicted in a criminal

proceeding only as provided in this title.

      2.  Except as otherwise provided by

specific statute, an adjudication pursuant to the provisions of this title upon

the status of a child does not impose any of the civil disabilities ordinarily

resulting from conviction, and the disposition of a child or any evidence given

in the juvenile court must not be used to disqualify the child in any future

application for or appointment to the civil service.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1062)

      NRS 62E.020  Modification and termination of decrees and orders.

      1.  Except as otherwise provided in this

section, the juvenile court may at any time modify or terminate any decree or

order that it has made.

      2.  Except as otherwise provided in NRS 63.480, before the juvenile court may

modify or terminate an order committing a child to the custody of the Division

of Child and Family Services, the juvenile court shall:

      (a) Provide the Administrator of the Division of

Child and Family Services with written notice not later than 10 days before

modifying or terminating the order, unless the Administrator waives the right

to receive such notice; and

      (b) Give due consideration to the effect that the

modification or termination of the order will have upon the child and the

programs of the Division of Child and Family Services.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1067)

      NRS 62E.030  Court to provide certain information to school district

concerning certain offenses.

      1.  If a court determines that a child who

is currently enrolled in school unlawfully caused or attempted to cause serious

bodily injury to another person, the court shall provide the information

specified in subsection 2 to the school district in which the child is

currently enrolled.

      2.  The information required to be provided

pursuant to subsection 1 must include:

      (a) The name of the child;

      (b) A description of any injury sustained by the

other person;

      (c) A description of any weapon used by the

child; and

      (d) A description of any threats made by the

child against the other person before, during or after the incident in which

the child injured or attempted to injure the person.

      3.  If a court determines that a child who

is currently enrolled in school unlawfully engaged in bullying or

cyber-bullying, the court shall provide the information specified in subsection

4 to the school district in which the child is currently enrolled.

      4.  The information required to be provided

pursuant to subsection 3 must include:

      (a) The name of the child;

      (b) The name of the person who was the subject of

the bullying or cyber-bullying; and

      (c) A description of any bullying or

cyber-bullying committed by the child against the other person.

      5.  As used in this section:

      (a) “Bullying” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 388.122.

      (b) “Cyber-bullying” has the meaning ascribed to

it in NRS 388.123.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1066; A 2013, 1637)

      NRS 62E.040  Penalties imposed on adult who disobeys court order.

      1.  Any person, except a child, who

willfully violates, neglects or refuses to obey the terms of any order of

disposition made by the juvenile court under the provisions of this title is guilty

of a misdemeanor and may be punished for contempt.

      2.  Except as otherwise provided in this

section, if the juvenile court determines that a person is guilty of contempt,

the person may be punished by:

      (a) A fine, not to exceed $500; or

      (b) Imprisonment, not to exceed 25 days,

Ê or both.

      3.  The juvenile court may punish a person

who is guilty of contempt by imprisonment for more than 25 days if:

      (a) The person is guilty of contempt for refusing

to perform an act and the person has the power to perform the act; and

      (b) The juvenile court specifies the act the

person must perform in the warrant of commitment.

      4.  A person punished pursuant to

subsection 3 may be imprisoned until the person performs the act specified in

the warrant of commitment.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1032)

PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL CHILDREN SUBJECT TO

JURISDICTION OF JUVENILE COURT

Applicability

      NRS 62E.100  Applicability of provisions.  Except

as otherwise provided in NRS 62E.100 to 62E.300, inclusive:

      1.  The provisions of NRS 62E.100 to 62E.300,

inclusive, apply to the disposition of a case involving any child who is found

to be within the purview of this title.

      2.  In addition to any other orders or

actions authorized or required by the provisions of this title, if a child is

found to be within the purview of this title:

      (a) The juvenile court may issue any orders or

take any actions set forth in NRS 62E.100 to 62E.300, inclusive, that the juvenile court deems

proper for the disposition of the case; and

      (b) If required by a specific statute, the

juvenile court shall issue the appropriate orders or take the appropriate

actions set forth in the statute.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1061; A 2013, 536)

Commitment or Placement of Child

      NRS 62E.110  Placement of child in home; commitment of child to institution

or facility.

      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 child’s own home or in another home; or

      (b) Commit the child to the custody of a public

or private institution or agency authorized to care for children.

      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, 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.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1062)

      NRS 62E.120  Preference for certain relatives when placing child under

supervision in home.  In determining

whether to place a child in the custody of a person other than a parent or

guardian, the juvenile court shall give preference to any person who is related

to the child within the fifth degree of consanguinity if the juvenile court

finds that the person is suitable and able to provide proper care and guidance

for the child.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1062; A 2009, 218)

      NRS 62E.130  Consideration of religious faith in commitment of child to care

of person, institution or facility.  In

placing a child in the custody of a person or a public or private institution

or agency, the juvenile court shall select, when practicable, a person or an

institution or agency governed by persons of:

      1.  The same religious faith as that of the

parents of the child;

      2.  If the religious faiths of the parents

differ, the religious faith of the child; or

      3.  If the religious faith of the child is

not ascertainable, the religious faith of either of the parents.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1062)

      NRS 62E.140  Permitting child to reside without immediate supervision of

adult or exempting child from mandatory attendance at school under certain

circumstances.  The juvenile court

may permit a child to reside in a residence without the immediate supervision

of an adult, exempt the child from mandatory attendance at school so that the

child may be employed full-time, or both, if the child:

      1.  Is at least 16 years of age;

      2.  Has demonstrated the capacity to

benefit from this placement or exemption; and

      3.  Is under the strict supervision of the

juvenile court.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1062)

      NRS 62E.150  Provision of information to institution or agency to which child

is committed; provision of information to juvenile court from such institution

or agency.

      1.  If the juvenile court commits a child

to the custody of a public or private institution or agency, the juvenile court

shall:

      (a) Transmit a summary of its information

concerning the child to the institution or agency; and

      (b) Order the administrator of the school that

the child last attended to transmit a copy of the child’s educational records

to the institution or agency.

      2.  The institution or agency to which the

child is committed shall provide the juvenile court with any information

concerning the child that the juvenile court may require.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1063)

      NRS 62E.160  Placement of child in need of supervision or in need of

commitment outside of home in institution for persons with intellectual

disabilities or mental illness; study and report; filing of plan; examination

of child or parent or guardian by physician, psychiatrist or psychologist.

      1.  If it has been admitted or determined

that a child is in need of supervision or in need of commitment to an

institution for persons with intellectual disabilities or mental illness and

the child has been or will be placed outside the home of the child by court

order:

      (a) The juvenile court shall direct a probation

officer or an authorized agency to prepare for the juvenile court a study and a

written report concerning the child, the family of the child, the environment

of the child and other matters relevant to the need for treatment or

disposition of the case; and

      (b) The agency which is charged with the care and

custody of the child or the agency which has the responsibility for supervising

the placement of the child shall file with the juvenile court a plan which

includes:

             (1) The social history of the child and

the family of the child;

             (2) The wishes of the child relating to

the placement of the child;

             (3) A statement of the conditions which

require intervention by the juvenile court and whether the removal of the child

from the home of the child was a result of a judicial determination that the

child’s continuation in the home would be contrary to the child’s welfare;

             (4) A statement of the harm which the

child is likely to suffer as a result of the removal;

             (5) A discussion of the efforts made by

the agency to avoid removing the child from the home of the child before the

agency placed the child in foster care;

             (6) The special programs available to the

parent or guardian of the child which might prevent further harm to the child

and the reason that each program is likely to be useful, and the overall plan

of the agency to ensure that the services are available;

             (7) A description of the type of home or

institution in which the child could be placed, a plan for ensuring that the

child would receive proper care and a description of the needs of the child;

and

             (8) A description of the efforts made by

the agency to facilitate the return of the child to the home of the child or

permanent placement of the child.

      2.  If there are indications that a child

may be a person with an intellectual disability or mental illness, the juvenile

court may order the child to be examined at a suitable place by a physician,

psychiatrist or psychologist before a hearing on the merits of the petition.

The examinations made before a hearing or as part of the study provided for in

subsection 1 must be conducted without admission to a hospital unless the

juvenile court finds that placement in a hospital or other appropriate facility

is necessary.

      3.  After a hearing, the juvenile court may

order a parent or guardian of the child to be examined by a physician,

psychiatrist or psychologist if:

      (a) The ability of the parent or guardian to care

for or supervise the child is at issue before the juvenile court; and

      (b) The parent or guardian consents to the

examination.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1063; A 2013, 682)

      NRS 62E.170  Review of placement in foster home or other institution;

dispositional hearings.

      1.  Except as otherwise provided in this

section, if the juvenile court places a child in a foster home or other similar

institution, the juvenile court shall review the placement at least

semiannually for the purpose of determining whether:

      (a) Continued placement or supervision is in the

best interests of the child and the public; and

      (b) The child is being treated fairly.

      2.  In conducting the review, the juvenile

court may:

      (a) Require a written report from the child’s

protective services officer, welfare worker or other guardian of the child

which includes, but is not limited to, an evaluation of the progress of the

child and recommendations for further supervision, treatment or rehabilitation.

      (b) Request any information or statements that

the juvenile court deems necessary for the review.

      3.  The juvenile court shall hold

dispositional hearings not later than 18 months after the review required by

subsection 1, and at least annually thereafter.

      4.  The juvenile court shall hold each

dispositional hearing to determine whether:

      (a) The child should be returned to the child’s

parent or guardian or other relatives;

      (b) The child’s placement in the foster home or

other similar institution should be continued;

      (c) The child should be placed for adoption or

under a legal guardianship; or

      (d) The child should remain in the foster home or

other similar institution on a long-term basis.

      5.  The provisions of this section do not

apply to the placement of a child in the home of the child’s parent or parents.

      6.  This section does not limit the power

of the juvenile court to order a review or similar proceeding under subsection

1 other than semiannually.

      7.  In determining the placement of the

child pursuant to this section, the juvenile court shall give preference to any

person who is related to the child within the fifth degree of consanguinity if

the juvenile court finds that the person is suitable and able to provide proper

care and guidance for the child.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1064; A 2009, 218)

Restitution Contribution Fund

      NRS 62E.175  Power of juvenile court to establish restitution contribution

fund.

      1.  The juvenile court may establish, with

the county treasurer as custodian, a special fund to be known as the

restitution contribution fund.

      2.  The juvenile court may apply for and

accept grants, gifts, donations, bequests or devises which the director of

juvenile services shall deposit with the county treasurer for credit to the

fund.

      3.  The fund must be a separate and

continuing fund, and no money in the fund reverts to the general fund of the

county at any time. The interest earned on the money in the fund, after

deducting any applicable charges, must be credited to the fund.

      4.  The juvenile court shall:

      (a) Expend money from the fund only to provide

restitution to a victim of an unlawful act committed by a child; and

      (b) If the source of the money is a grant, gift,

donation, bequest or devise, expend the money, to the extent permitted by law,

in accordance with the terms of the grant, gift, donation, bequest or devise.

      5.  The juvenile court must authorize any

expenditure from the fund before it is made.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 536)

Community Service

      NRS 62E.180  Ordering child or parent or guardian to perform community

service.

      1.  The juvenile court may order a child or

the parent or guardian of the child, or both, to perform community service.

      2.  If the juvenile court orders a child or

the parent or guardian of the child, or both, to perform community service

pursuant to the provisions of this title, the juvenile court may order the

child or the parent or guardian of the child, or both, to deposit with the

juvenile court a reasonable sum of money to pay for the cost of a policy for

insurance against liability for personal injury and damage to property or for

industrial insurance, or both, during those periods in which the work is

performed, unless, in the case of industrial insurance, it is provided by the

authority for which the work is performed.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1065)

      NRS 62E.190  Supervising entities; reports.

      1.  If the juvenile court orders a child or

the parent or guardian of the child, or both, to perform community service

pursuant to the provisions of this title, the child or parent or guardian of

the child, or both, must perform the community service for and under the

supervising authority of a county, city, town or other political subdivision or

agency of the State of Nevada or a charitable organization that renders service

to the community or its residents, including, but not limited to:

      (a) A public organization that works on public

projects;

      (b) A public agency that works on projects to

eradicate graffiti; or

      (c) A private nonprofit organization that

performs other community service.

      2.  The person or entity who supervises the

community service shall make such reports to the juvenile court as the juvenile

court may require.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1046)

      NRS 62E.200  Restrictions concerning community service and programs of work

on or near highways or in other dangerous situations.

      1.  Except as otherwise provided in this

section, if a child is required to perform any work or community service

pursuant to the provisions of this title, the supervising entity shall not

allow the child to perform the work or community service on or near a highway

or in any other dangerous situation.

      2.  A supervising entity may allow a child

to perform work or community service on or near a controlled-access highway if:

      (a) The child is not required to perform any work

or service in the median of the highway;

      (b) The work or service is performed behind a

guardrail or other safety barrier;

      (c) Appropriate warning signs are placed on the

highway at least 100 yards in front of the location where the child is working

from both directions, as appropriate based on the speed of the vehicles

traveling on the highway;

      (d) A vehicle with an amber light placed on top

of the vehicle is placed at the site in a manner which shields the child from

traffic;

      (e) The child is required to wear a reflective

vest and an orange hat;

      (f) The supervising entity obtains written

permission from the parent or guardian of the child; and

      (g) The supervising entity obtains written

permission from and complies with all safety rules of the governmental entity

with authority over the controlled-access highway.

      3.  A supervising entity may allow a child

to perform work or community service on or near a highway that does not have

controlled access if:

      (a) The child is not required to perform any work

or service in the median of the highway;

      (b) Appropriate warning signs are placed at least

100 yards in front of the location where the child is working from both

directions, as appropriate based on the speed of the vehicles traveling on the

highway;

      (c) A vehicle with an amber light placed on top

of the vehicle is placed at the site in a manner which shields the child from

traffic;

      (d) The child is required to wear a reflective

vest and an orange hat;

      (e) The supervising entity obtains written

permission from the parent or guardian of the child; and

      (f) The supervising entity obtains written

permission from and complies with all safety rules of the governmental entity

with authority over the highway.

      4.  Upon the request of the parent or

guardian of the child who is assigned to perform work or community service on

or near a highway pursuant to subsection 2 or 3, the supervising entity shall

make available to the parent or guardian information regarding the nature of

the work or community service to be performed by the child and the specific

location at which the work or community service is to be performed.

      5.  As used in this section:

      (a) “Controlled-access highway” means every

highway to or from which owners or occupants of abutting lands and other

persons have no legal right of access except at such points only and in such

manner as may be determined by a public authority.

      (b) “Other dangerous situation” means any

situation that poses a reasonably foreseeable risk that serious bodily harm or

injury to a child could occur.

      (c) “Supervising entity” means a person or entity

that is responsible for supervising children who are ordered to perform work or

community service pursuant to the provisions of this title.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1046)

Alternative Programs

      NRS 62E.210  When juvenile court may order completion of certain alternative

programs; payment of cost of participation in such programs.

      1.  If a child has not previously been

adjudicated delinquent or in need of supervision and the unlawful act committed

by the delinquent child did not involve the use or threatened use of force or

violence against a victim, the juvenile court may order a child to complete any

or all of the following programs:

      (a) A program of cognitive training and human

development established pursuant to NRS 62E.220.

      (b) A program for the arts as described in NRS 62E.240.

      (c) A program of sports or physical fitness as

described in NRS 62E.240.

      2.  If the juvenile court orders the child

to participate in a program of cognitive training and human development, a

program for the arts or a program of sports or physical fitness, the juvenile

court may order any or all of the following, in the following order of priority

if practicable:

      (a) The child or the parent or guardian of the

child, or both, to the extent of their financial ability, to pay the costs

associated with the participation of the child in the program, including, but

not limited to, a reasonable sum of money to pay for the cost of policies of

insurance against liability for personal injury and damage to property during

those periods in which the child participates in the program;

      (b) The child to work on projects or perform

community service for a period that reflects the costs associated with the

participation of the child in the program; or

      (c) The county in which the petition alleging the

child to be in need of supervision is filed to pay the costs associated with

the participation of the child in the program.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1066)

      NRS 62E.220  Program of cognitive training and human development.

      1.  A program of cognitive training and

human development must include, but is not limited to, education, instruction

or guidance in one or more of the following subjects, as deemed appropriate by

the juvenile court:

      (a) Motivation.

      (b) Habits, attitudes and conditioning.

      (c) Self-conditioning processes.

      (d) Developing a successful way of life.

      (e) The process of solving problems.

      (f) Emotions and emotional blocks.

      (g) Assurances and demonstrative maturity.

      (h) Family success.

      (i) Family relationships.

      (j) Interfamilial understanding and

communications.

      (k) Financial stability.

      (l) Effective communications.

      (m) Conflict resolution.

      (n) Anger management.

      (o) Obtaining and retaining employment.

      2.  A director of juvenile services may

contract with persons and public or private entities that are qualified to

operate or to participate in a program of cognitive training and human

development.

      3.  A director of juvenile services may

designate a person to carry out the provisions of this section.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1044)

      NRS 62E.230  Cognitive training and human development fund: Establishment;

requirements for management and expenditures of fund.

      1.  To finance a program of cognitive

training and human development established pursuant to NRS

62E.220, a director of juvenile services may establish, with the county

treasurer as custodian, a special fund to be known as the cognitive training

and human development fund.

      2.  A director of juvenile services may

apply for and accept grants, gifts, donations, bequests or devises which the

director shall deposit with the county treasurer for credit to the fund.

      3.  The fund must be a separate and

continuing fund, and no money in the fund reverts to the general fund of the

county at any time. The interest earned on the money in the fund, after

deducting any applicable charges, must be credited to the fund.

      4.  A director of juvenile services shall:

      (a) Expend money from the fund only to finance a

program of cognitive training and human development; and

      (b) If the source of the money is a grant, gift,

donation, bequest or devise, expend the money, to the extent permitted by law,

in accordance with the terms of the grant, gift, donation, bequest or devise.

      5.  A director of juvenile services must

authorize any expenditure from the fund before it is made.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1044)

      NRS 62E.240  Program of sports or physical fitness and program for the arts.

      1.  A program of sports or physical fitness

and a program for the arts:

      (a) May be publicly or privately operated; and

      (b) Must be adequately supervised.

      2.  A program for the arts may include, but

is not limited to:

      (a) Drawing, painting, photography or other

visual arts;

      (b) Writing;

      (c) Musical, dance or theatrical performance; and

      (d) Any other structured activity that involves

creative or artistic expression.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1044)

Restrictions on Driver’s License

      NRS 62E.250  Suspension or delay in issuance of driver’s license.

      1.  The juvenile court may order that the

driver’s license of a child be suspended for at least 90 days but not more than

2 years.

      2.  If the child does not possess a

driver’s license, the juvenile court may prohibit the child from receiving a

driver’s license for at least 90 days but not more than 2 years:

      (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.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1065)

      NRS 62E.260  Information provided to child upon application for driver’s

license; procedure following suspension or delay.

      1.  If a child applies for a driver’s

license, the Department of Motor Vehicles shall:

      (a) Notify the child of the provisions of this

title that permit the juvenile court to suspend or revoke the driver’s license

of the child; and

      (b) Require the child to sign an affidavit

acknowledging that the child is aware that the driver’s license of the child

may be suspended or revoked pursuant to the provisions of this title.

      2.  If the juvenile court issues an order

delaying the ability of a child to receive a driver’s license, not later than 5

days after issuing the order the juvenile court shall forward to the Department

of Motor Vehicles a copy of the order.

      3.  If the juvenile court issues an order

suspending the driver’s license of a child:

      (a) The juvenile court shall order the child to

surrender the driver’s license of the child to the juvenile court; and

      (b) Not later than 5 days after issuing the

order, the juvenile court shall forward to the Department of Motor Vehicles a

copy of the order and the driver’s license of the child.

      4.  If the juvenile court issues an order

suspending the driver’s license of a child, the Department of Motor Vehicles:

      (a) Shall report the suspension of the driver’s

license of the child to an insurance company or its agent inquiring about the

child’s driving record, but such a suspension must not be considered for the

purpose of rating or underwriting.

      (b) Shall not treat the suspension in the manner statutorily

required for moving traffic violations, unless the suspension resulted from the

child’s poor performance as a driver.

      (c) Shall not require the child to submit to the

tests and other requirements which are adopted by regulation pursuant to subsection

1 of NRS 483.495 as a condition of

reinstatement or reissuance after the suspension of a driver’s license, unless

the suspension resulted from the child’s poor performance as a driver.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1065)

Miscellaneous Provisions

      NRS 62E.270  Administrative assessment to be ordered when fine is imposed

against certain persons.

      1.  If the juvenile court imposes a fine

against:

      (a) A delinquent child pursuant to NRS 62E.730;

      (b) A child who has committed a minor traffic

offense, except an offense related to metered parking, pursuant to NRS 62E.700; or

      (c) A child in need of supervision, or the parent

or guardian of the child, because the child is a habitual truant pursuant to NRS 62E.430,

Ê the juvenile

court shall order the child or the parent or guardian of the child to pay an administrative

assessment of $10 in addition to the fine.

      2.  If, pursuant to NRS

62E.440, the juvenile court imposes a fine against a child who has

committed an offense related to tobacco, the juvenile court shall order the

child to pay an administrative assessment of $10 in addition to the fine.

      3.  The juvenile court shall state

separately on its docket the amount of money that the juvenile court collects

for the administrative assessment.

      4.  If the child is found not to have

committed the alleged act or the charges are dropped, the juvenile court shall

return to the child or the parent or guardian of the child any money deposited

with the juvenile court for the administrative assessment.

      5.  On or before the fifth day of each

month for the preceding month, the clerk of the court shall pay to the county

treasurer the money the juvenile court collects for administrative assessments.

      6.  On or before the 15th day of each

month, the county treasurer shall deposit the money in the county general fund

for credit to a special account for the use of the county’s juvenile court or

for services to delinquent children.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1067; A 2007, 1818; 2013, 1530)

      NRS 62E.280  Medical, psychiatric, psychological and other care or treatment

and examinations.

      1.  The juvenile court may:

      (a) Order such medical, psychiatric,

psychological or other care and treatment for a child as the juvenile court

deems to be in the best interests of the child; and

      (b) Cause the child to be examined by a

physician, psychiatrist, psychologist or other qualified person.

      2.  If the child appears to be in need of

medical, psychiatric, psychological or other care or treatment:

      (a) The juvenile court may order the parent or

guardian of the child to provide such care or treatment; and

      (b) If, after due notice, the parent or guardian

fails to provide such care or treatment, the juvenile court may order that the

child be provided with the care or treatment. When approved by the juvenile

court, the expense of such care or treatment is a charge upon the county, but

the juvenile court may order the person having the duty under the law to

support the child to pay part or all of the expenses of such care or treatment.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1064)

      NRS 62E.290  Ordering parent or guardian of child to refrain from certain

conduct; counseling for parent, guardian or other person living with child.

      1.  The juvenile court may order the parent

or guardian of a child to refrain from engaging in or continuing any conduct

which the juvenile court believes has caused or tended to cause the child to

become subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court.

      2.  If the child is less than 18 years of

age, the juvenile court may order:

      (a) The parent or guardian of the child; and

      (b) Any sibling or other person who is living in

the same household as the child over whom the juvenile court has jurisdiction,

Ê to attend or

participate in counseling, with or without the child, including, but not

limited to, counseling regarding parenting skills, alcohol or substance abuse,

or techniques of dispute resolution.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1065)

      NRS 62E.300  Payment of expenses of proceedings by parent or guardian.  The juvenile court may order the parent or

guardian of a child to pay, in whole or in part, for the costs related to the

proceedings involving the disposition of the case, including, but not limited

to:

      1.  Reasonable attorney’s fees;

      2.  Any costs incurred by the juvenile

court; and

      3.  Any costs incurred in investigating the

acts committed by the child and in taking the child into custody.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1067)

PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO CHILDREN IN NEED OF SUPERVISION

      NRS 62E.400  Applicability of provisions.

      1.  The provisions of NRS 62E.400 to 62E.440,

inclusive, apply to the disposition of a case involving a child who is found to

be within the purview of this title because the child is or is alleged to be in

need of supervision.

      2.  If such a child is found to be within

the purview of this title:

      (a) The juvenile court may issue any orders or

take any actions set forth in NRS 62E.400 to 62E.440, inclusive, that the juvenile court deems

proper for the disposition of the case; and

      (b) If required by a specific statute, the

juvenile court shall issue the appropriate orders or take the appropriate actions

set forth in the statute.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1068; A 2013, 1530)

      NRS 62E.410  Initial admonition and referral; conditions before adjudication;

inapplicability to habitual truant.

      1.  If a petition is filed alleging that a

child is in need of supervision and the child previously has not been found to

be within the purview of this title, the juvenile court:

      (a) Shall admonish the child to obey the law and

to refrain from repeating the acts for which the petition was filed;

      (b) Shall maintain a record of the admonition;

      (c) Shall refer the child to services available in

the community for counseling, behavioral modification and social adjustment;

and

      (d) Shall not adjudicate the child to be in need

of supervision, unless a subsequent petition based upon additional facts is

filed with the juvenile court after admonition and referral pursuant to this

subsection.

      2.  If a child is not subject to the

provisions of subsection 1, the juvenile court may not adjudicate the child to

be in need of supervision unless the juvenile court expressly finds that

reasonable efforts were taken in the community to assist the child in ceasing

the behavior for which the child is alleged to be in need of supervision.

      3.  The provisions of this section do not

apply to a child who is alleged to be in need of supervision because the child

is a habitual truant.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1049)

      NRS 62E.420  Placement in certain facilities prohibited.  A child in need of supervision must not be

committed to or otherwise placed in a state facility for the detention of

children or any other facility that provides correctional care.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1068)

      NRS 62E.430  Habitual truants: Fines; suspension or delay in issuance of

driver’s license; community service.

      1.  If a child is adjudicated to be in need

of supervision because the child is a habitual truant, the juvenile court

shall:

      (a) The first time the child is adjudicated to be

in need of supervision because the child is a habitual truant:

             (1) Order:

                   (I) The child to pay a fine of not

more than $100 and the administrative assessment required by NRS 62E.270 or if the parent or guardian of the child

knowingly induced the child to be a habitual truant, order the parent or

guardian to pay the fine and the administrative assessment; or

                   (II) The child to perform not less

than 8 hours but not more than 16 hours of community service; and

             (2) If the child is 14 years of age or

older, order the suspension of the driver’s license of the child for at least

30 days but not more than 6 months. If the child does not possess a driver’s

license, the juvenile court shall prohibit the child from applying for a

driver’s license for 30 days:

                   (I) Immediately following the date

of the order if the child is eligible to apply for a driver’s license; or

                   (II) After the date the child

becomes eligible to apply for a driver’s license if the child is not eligible

to apply for a driver’s license.

      (b) The second or any subsequent time the child

is adjudicated to be in need of supervision because the child is a habitual

truant:

             (1) Order:

                   (I) The child to pay a fine of not

more than $200 and the administrative assessment required by NRS 62E.270 or if the parent or guardian of the child

knowingly induced the child to be a habitual truant, order the parent or

guardian to pay the fine and the administrative assessment;

                   (II) The child to perform not more

than 10 hours of community service; or

                   (III) Compliance with the

requirements set forth in both sub-subparagraphs (I) and (II); and

             (2) If the child is 14 years of age or

older, order the suspension of the driver’s license of the child for at least

60 days but not more than 1 year. If the child does not possess a driver’s

license, the juvenile court shall prohibit the child from applying for a

driver’s license for 60 days:

                   (I) Immediately following the date

of the order if the child is eligible to apply for a driver’s license; or

                   (II) After the date the child

becomes eligible to apply for a driver’s license if the child is not eligible

to apply for a driver’s license.

      2.  The juvenile court may suspend the

payment of a fine ordered pursuant to paragraph (a) of subsection 1 if the

child attends school for 60 consecutive school days, or its equivalent in a

school district operating under an alternative schedule authorized pursuant to NRS 388.090, after the imposition of the

fine, or has a valid excuse acceptable to the child’s teacher or the principal

for any absence from school within that period.

      3.  The juvenile court may suspend the

payment of a fine ordered pursuant to this section if the parent or guardian of

a child is ordered to pay a fine by another court of competent jurisdiction in

a case relating to or arising out of the same circumstances that caused the

juvenile court to adjudicate the child in need of supervision.

      4.  The community service ordered pursuant

to this section must be performed at the child’s school of attendance, if

practicable.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1068; A 2003, 3218; 2007, 1819)

      NRS 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 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

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 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.

      5.  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.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 1528)

PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO DELINQUENT CHILDREN

Applicability

      NRS 62E.500  Applicability of provisions.

      1.  The provisions of NRS 62E.500 to 62E.730,

inclusive:

      (a) Apply to the disposition of a case involving

a child who is adjudicated delinquent.

      (b) Except as otherwise provided in NRS 62E.700 and 62E.705,

do not apply to the disposition of a case involving a child who is found to

have committed a minor traffic offense.

      2.  If a child is adjudicated delinquent:

      (a) The juvenile court may issue any orders or

take any actions set forth in NRS 62E.500 to 62E.730, inclusive, that the juvenile court deems

proper for the disposition of the case; and

      (b) If required by a specific statute, the

juvenile court shall issue the appropriate orders or take the appropriate

actions set forth in the statute.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1069; A 2005, 1036; 2007, 645)

Commitment

      NRS 62E.510  Age limitations on commitment of child to state facility for

detention of children and to private institution.

      1.  If a delinquent child is less than 12

years of age, the juvenile court shall not commit the child to a state facility

for the detention of children.

      2.  If a delinquent child is 12 years of

age or older, the juvenile court shall not commit the child to a private

institution.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1069; A 2011, 2519)

      NRS 62E.513  Commitment of child to facility for detention of children:

Screening required; time and method for conducting screening.

      1.  Each child who is adjudicated

delinquent and committed by the juvenile court to a regional facility for the

detention of children or state facility for the detention of children or

ordered by the juvenile court to be placed in a facility for the detention of

children pursuant to NRS 62E.710 must be screened

to determine whether the child is in need of mental health services or is an

abuser of alcohol or drugs.

      2.  The facility to which the child is

committed or in which the child is placed shall cause the screening required

pursuant to subsection 1 to be conducted as soon as practicable after the child

has been committed to or placed in the facility.

      3.  The method for conducting the screening

required pursuant to subsection 1 must satisfy the requirements of NRS 62E.516.

      (Added to NRS by 2005, 1035)

      NRS 62E.516  Commitment of child to facility for detention of children:

Approval of methods for screening; duties of Division of Child and Family

Services; appropriate governing body and chief judge to ensure compliance with

requirements; regulations.

      1.  Each local facility for the detention

of children and regional facility for the detention of children shall conduct

the screening required pursuant to NRS

62C.035 and 62E.513 using a method that has

been approved by the Division of Child and Family Services. The Division shall

approve a method upon determining that the method is:

      (a) Based on research; and

      (b) Reliable and valid for identifying a child

who is in need of mental health services or who is an abuser of alcohol or

other drugs.

      2.  Each local facility for the detention

of children and regional facility for the detention of children shall submit

its method for conducting the screening required pursuant to NRS 62C.035 and 62E.513

to the Division of Child and Family Services for approval on or before July 1

of each fifth year after the date on which the method was initially approved by

the Division. Before a local facility for the detention of children or regional

facility for the detention of children may begin using a new method for

conducting the screening required pursuant to NRS 62C.035 and 62E.513,

the facility must obtain approval of the method from the Division pursuant to

subsection 1.

      3.  If the Division of Child and Family

Services does not approve a method for conducting the screening required

pursuant to NRS 62C.035 and 62E.513 that is submitted by a local facility for the

detention of children or a regional facility for the detention of children, and

the facility does not submit a new method for conducting the screening for

approval within 90 days after the denial, the Division of Child and Family

Services shall notify the appropriate board of county commissioners or other

governing body which administers the facility and the chief judge of the

appropriate judicial district that the facility has not received approval of

its method for conducting the screening as required by this section.

      4.  Upon receiving the notice required by

subsection 3, the appropriate board of county commissioners or governing body

and the chief judge shall take appropriate action to ensure that the facility

complies with the requirements of this section and NRS 62C.035 and 62E.513.

      5.  Each state facility for the detention

of children shall use a method for conducting the screening required pursuant

to NRS 62E.513 that satisfies the requirements of

paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1. The Division of Child and Family

Services shall review the method used by each state facility for the detention

of children at least once every 5 years to ensure the method used by the

facility continues to satisfy the requirements of paragraphs (a) and (b) of

subsection 1.

      6.  The Division of Child and Family

Services shall adopt such regulations as are necessary to carry out the

provisions of this section and NRS

62C.035 and 62E.513, including, without

limitation, regulations prescribing the requirements for:

      (a) Transmitting information obtained from the

screening conducted pursuant to NRS

62C.035 and 62E.513; and

      (b) Protecting the confidentiality of information

obtained from such screening.

      (Added to NRS by 2005, 1035)

      NRS 62E.520  Commitment of child to Division of Child and Family Services:

Conditions and limitations; notice; investigation and recommendation for

placement of child.

      1.  The juvenile court may commit a

delinquent child to the custody of the Division of Child and Family Services

for suitable placement if:

      (a) The child is at least 8 years of age but less

than 12 years of age, and the juvenile court finds that the child is in need of

placement in a correctional or institutional facility; or

      (b) The child is at least 12 years of age but

less than 18 years of age, and the juvenile court finds that the child:

             (1) Is in need of placement in a

correctional or institutional facility; and

             (2) Is in need of residential psychiatric

services or other residential services for the mental health of the child.

      2.  Before the juvenile court commits a

delinquent child to the custody of the Division of Child and Family Services,

the juvenile court shall:

      (a) Notify the Division at least 3 working days

before the juvenile court holds a hearing to consider such a commitment; and

      (b) At the request of the Division, provide the

Division with not more than 10 working days within which to:

             (1) Investigate the child and the

circumstances of the child; and

             (2) Recommend a suitable placement to the

juvenile court.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1069)

      NRS 62E.530  Commitment of child to Division of Child and Family Services: Physical

examination required; report from physician.

      1.  Before the juvenile court commits a

delinquent child to the custody of the Division of Child and Family Services,

the juvenile court shall order that a physician conduct a physical examination

of the child, which includes a blood test, test for tuberculosis, urinalysis

and an examination for venereal disease.

      2.  Not later than 5 days after the date on

which the physical examination is conducted, the physician shall make a written

report of the results of the physical examination to the clerk of the court.

      3.  Upon receipt of the written report:

      (a) The clerk of the court shall immediately

forward a copy of the written report to the Administrator of the Division of

Child and Family Services; and

      (b) The county auditor shall allow a claim for

payment to the physician for the physical examination.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1069)

      NRS 62E.540  Commitment of child to Division of Child and Family Services:

Payment of expenses by parent or guardian.

      1.  If the juvenile court commits a

delinquent child to the custody of the Division of Child and Family Services,

the juvenile court may order the parent or guardian of the child to pay, in

whole or in part, for the support of the child.

      2.  If the juvenile court orders the parent

or guardian of the child to pay for the support of the child:

      (a) The payments must be paid to the

Administrator of the Division of Child and Family Services; and

      (b) The Administrator shall deposit the payments

with the State Treasurer for credit to a separate account in the State General

Fund. The Administrator may expend the money in the separate account to carry

out the powers and duties of the Administrator and the Division of Child and

Family Services.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1070)

Restitution

      NRS 62E.550  Power of juvenile court to order restitution and to establish

and administer programs of restitution.

      1.  Except as otherwise provided in NRS 62E.560, the juvenile court may order a

delinquent child or the parent or guardian of the child, or both:

      (a) To provide restitution to the victim of any

unlawful act committed by the child; or

      (b) To participate in a program designed to

provide restitution to a victim of any unlawful act committed by the child.

      2.  The juvenile court may establish and

administer programs which are designed to provide restitution to victims of

unlawful acts committed by delinquent children.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1071)

      NRS 62E.560  Duty of juvenile court to order restitution for certain unlawful

acts; responsibilities of parent or guardian of child; community service in

lieu of restitution.

      1.  If a delinquent child has committed an

unlawful act that causes physical injury to a victim of the act, the juvenile

court shall order the child to provide restitution to the victim for medical

expenses incurred as a result of the act.

      2.  If a delinquent child has committed an

unlawful act that damaged or destroyed property owned or possessed by another

person, the juvenile court shall order the child to provide restitution to the

person who owns or possesses the property.

      3.  If the child is not able to provide

restitution pursuant to this section, the juvenile court shall order the parent

or guardian of the child to provide restitution, unless the juvenile court

determines that extenuating circumstances exist.

      4.  If, because of financial hardship, a

delinquent child or the parent or guardian of the child, or both, are unable to

provide restitution pursuant to this section, the juvenile court shall order

the child or the parent or guardian of the child, or both, to perform community

service.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1072)

      NRS 62E.570  Determination of amount of restitution.  If

the juvenile court orders a delinquent child or the parent or guardian of the

child, or both, to pay restitution:

      1.  The juvenile court shall determine the

amount of restitution the child or parent or guardian of the child, or both,

must pay to the victim; and

      2.  The juvenile court may order that the

child or parent or guardian of the child, or both, pay restitution in an amount

that equals the full amount of the loss incurred by the victim, regardless of

the amount of insurance coverage that exists for the loss.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1072)

      NRS 62E.580  Program of restitution through work: Establishment;

requirements; powers of director of juvenile services.

      1.  A director of juvenile services may

establish a program of restitution through work. A program of restitution

through work must:

      (a) Include, but is not limited to, instruction

in skills for employment and work ethics; and

      (b) Require a child who participates in the

program to:

             (1) With the assistance of the program and

if practicable, seek and obtain a position of employment with a public or

private employer; and

             (2) Sign an authorization form that

permits money to be deducted from the wages of the child to pay restitution.

The director of juvenile services may prescribe the contents of the

authorization form and may determine the amount of money to be deducted from

the wages of the child to pay restitution, but the director shall not require

that more than:

                   (I) Fifty percent of the wages of

the child be deducted to pay restitution if the child, with the approval of the

director or probation officer, secures the employment without the assistance of

the program; or

                   (II) Sixty percent of the wages of

the child be deducted to pay restitution if the child secures the employment

with the assistance of the program.

      2.  A program of restitution through work

may include, but is not limited to, cooperative agreements with public or

private employers to make available positions of employment for a child who

participates in the program.

      3.  A director of juvenile services may

terminate participation by a child in a program of restitution through work for

any lawful reason or purpose.

      4.  A director of juvenile services may

contract with persons and public or private entities that are qualified to

operate or to participate in a program of restitution through work.

      5.  A director of juvenile services may

designate a person to carry out the provisions of this section.

      6.  The provisions of this section do not:

      (a) Create a right on behalf of a child to

participate in a program of restitution through work or to hold a position of

employment; or

      (b) Establish a basis for any cause of action

against the State of Nevada or its officers or employees for denial of the

ability to participate in or for removal from a program of restitution through

work or for denial of or removal from a position of employment.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1045; A 2003, 349)

      NRS 62E.590  Program of restitution through work: Restitution through work

fund.

      1.  To finance a program of restitution

through work, a director of juvenile services may establish, with the county

treasurer as custodian, a special fund to be known as the restitution through

work fund.

      2.  A director of juvenile services may

apply for and accept grants, gifts, donations, bequests or devises which the

director shall deposit with the county treasurer for credit to the fund.

      3.  The fund must be a separate and

continuing fund, and no money in the fund reverts to the general fund of the

county at any time. The interest earned on the money in the fund, after

deducting any applicable charges, must be credited to the fund.

      4.  A director of juvenile services shall:

      (a) Expend money from the fund only to finance a

program of restitution through work; and

      (b) If the source of the money is a grant, gift,

donation, bequest or devise, expend the money, to the extent permitted by law,

in accordance with the terms of the grant, gift, donation, bequest or devise.

      5.  A director of juvenile services must

authorize any expenditure from the fund before it is made.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1045)

      NRS 62E.600  Program of restitution through work: Conditions for

participation; payment of costs.

      1.  The juvenile court may order a

delinquent child to participate in a program of restitution through work that

is established pursuant to NRS 62E.580 if the

child:

      (a) Is 14 years of age or older;

      (b) Has never been adjudicated delinquent for an

unlawful act that involved the use or threatened use of force or violence

against a victim and has never been found to have committed such an unlawful

act in any other jurisdiction, unless the juvenile court determines that the

child would benefit from the program;

      (c) Is ordered to provide restitution to a

victim; and

      (d) Voluntarily agrees to participate in the

program of restitution through work.

      2.  If the juvenile court orders a child to

participate in a program of restitution through work, the juvenile court may

order any or all of the following, in the following order of priority if

practicable:

      (a) The child or the parent or guardian of the

child, or both, to the extent of their financial ability, to pay the costs

associated with the participation of the child in the program, including, but

not limited to, a reasonable sum of money to pay for the cost of policies of

insurance against liability for personal injury and damage to property or for

industrial insurance, or both, during those periods in which the child

participates in the program or performs work, unless, in the case of industrial

insurance, it is provided by the employer for which the child performs the

work; or

      (b) The child to work on projects or perform

community service for a period that reflects the costs associated with the

participation of the child in the program.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1072; A 2003, 349)

      NRS 62E.610  Victim awarded restitution may bring civil action in district

court to recover damages.  If the

juvenile court orders a delinquent child or the parent or guardian of the

child, or both, to pay restitution to a victim of any unlawful act committed by

the child, the victim is not prohibited from bringing a civil action to recover

damages incurred as a result of the unlawful act.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1073)

Specific Acts Committed by Child

      NRS 62E.620  Evaluation of child who committed certain acts involving alcohol

or controlled substance; program of treatment; treatment facility not liable

for acts of child; confidentiality of information; driving under influence

included in driver’s record of child.

      1.  The juvenile court shall order a

delinquent child to undergo an evaluation to determine whether the child is an

abuser of alcohol or other drugs if the child committed:

      (a) An unlawful act in violation of NRS 484C.110, 484C.120, 484C.130 or 484C.430;

      (b) The unlawful act of using, possessing,

selling or distributing a controlled substance; or

      (c) The unlawful act of purchasing, consuming or

possessing an alcoholic beverage in violation of NRS 202.020.

      2.  Except as otherwise provided in

subsection 3, an evaluation of the child must be conducted by:

      (a) A clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor

who is licensed, an alcohol and drug abuse counselor who is licensed or

certified, or an alcohol and drug abuse counselor intern or a clinical alcohol

and drug abuse counselor intern who is certified, pursuant to chapter 641C of NRS, to make that

classification; or

      (b) A physician who is certified to make that

classification by the Board of Medical Examiners.

      3.  If the child resides in this State but

the nearest location at which an evaluation may be conducted is in another

state, the court may allow the evaluation to be conducted in the other state if

the person conducting the evaluation:

      (a) Possesses qualifications that are

substantially similar to the qualifications described in subsection 2;

      (b) Holds an appropriate license, certificate or

credential issued by a regulatory agency in the other state; and

      (c) Is in good standing with the regulatory

agency in the other state.

      4.  The evaluation of the child may be

conducted at an evaluation center.

      5.  The person who conducts the evaluation

of the child shall report to the juvenile court the results of the evaluation

and make a recommendation to the juvenile court concerning the length and type

of treatment required for the child.

      6.  The juvenile court shall:

      (a) Order the child to undergo a program of

treatment as recommended by the person who conducts the evaluation of the

child.

      (b) Require the treatment facility to submit

monthly reports on the treatment of the child pursuant to this section.

      (c) Order the child or the parent or guardian of

the child, or both, to the extent of their financial ability, to pay any

charges relating to the evaluation and treatment of the child pursuant to this

section. If the child or the parent or guardian of the child, or both, do not

have the financial resources to pay all those charges:

             (1) The juvenile court shall, to the

extent possible, arrange for the child to receive treatment from a treatment

facility which receives a sufficient amount of federal or state money to offset

the remainder of the costs; and

             (2) The juvenile court may order the

child, in lieu of paying the charges relating to the child’s evaluation and

treatment, to perform community service.

      7.  After a treatment facility has

certified a child’s successful completion of a program of treatment ordered

pursuant to this section, the treatment facility is not liable for any damages

to person or property caused by a child who:

      (a) Drives, operates or is in actual physical

control of a vehicle or a vessel under power or sail while under the influence

of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance; or

      (b) Engages in any other conduct prohibited by NRS 484C.110, 484C.120, 484C.130, 484C.430, subsection 2 of NRS 488.400, NRS 488.410, 488.420 or 488.425 or a law of any other jurisdiction

that prohibits the same or similar conduct.

      8.  The provisions of this section do not

prohibit the juvenile court from:

      (a) Requiring an evaluation to be conducted by a

person who is employed by a private company if the company meets the standards

of the Division of Public and Behavioral Health of the Department of Health and

Human Services. The evaluation may be conducted at an evaluation center.

      (b) Ordering the child to attend a program of

treatment which is administered by a private company.

      9.  Except as otherwise provided in section

6 of chapter 435, Statutes of Nevada 2007, all information relating to the

evaluation or treatment of a child pursuant to this section is confidential

and, except as otherwise authorized by the provisions of this title or the

juvenile court, must not be disclosed to any person other than:

      (a) The juvenile court;

      (b) The child;

      (c) The attorney for the child, if any;

      (d) The parents or guardian of the child;

      (e) The district attorney; and

      (f) Any other person for whom the communication

of that information is necessary to effectuate the evaluation or treatment of

the child.

      10.  A record of any finding that a child

has violated the provisions of NRS

484C.110, 484C.120, 484C.130 or 484C.430 must be included in the

driver’s record of that child for 7 years after the date of the offense.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1073; A 2005, 31, 162; 2007, 2067, 3075; 2009, 1878)

      NRS 62E.630  Certain acts involving alcohol or controlled substance:

Suspension or delay in issuance of driver’s license.

      1.  Except as otherwise provided in this

section, if a child is adjudicated delinquent for the unlawful act of using,

possessing, selling or distributing a controlled substance, or purchasing,

consuming or possessing an alcoholic beverage in violation of NRS 202.020, the juvenile court shall:

      (a) If the child possesses a driver’s license,

issue an order suspending the driver’s license of the child for at least 90

days but not more than 2 years; or

      (b) If the child does not possess a driver’s

license and the child is or will be eligible to receive a driver’s license

within the 2 years immediately following the date of the order, issue an order

prohibiting the child from receiving a driver’s license for a period specified

by the juvenile court which must be at least 90 days but not more than 2 years:

             (1) Immediately following the date of the

order, if the child is eligible to receive a driver’s license; or

             (2) After the date the child will be

eligible to receive a driver’s license, if the child is not eligible to receive

a driver’s license on the date of the order.

      2.  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 finds that a

suspension or delay in the issuance of the driver’s license of a child pursuant

to this section would cause or is causing a severe or undue hardship to the

child or his or her immediate family and that the child is otherwise eligible

to receive a driver’s license, the juvenile court may order the Department of

Motor Vehicles to issue a restricted driver’s license to the child pursuant to NRS 483.490.

      4.  If the juvenile court issues an order

requiring the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue a restricted driver’s

license to a child pursuant to subsection 3, not later than 5 days after

issuing the order, the juvenile court shall forward to the Department of Motor

Vehicles a copy of the order.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1074; A 2013, 715)

      NRS 62E.640  Driving under influence: Revocation of driver’s license.

      1.  If a child is adjudicated delinquent

for an unlawful act in violation of NRS

484C.110, 484C.120, 484C.130 or 484C.430, the juvenile court shall, if

the child possesses a driver’s license:

      (a) Issue an order revoking the driver’s license

of the child for 90 days and requiring the child to surrender the driver’s

license of the child to the juvenile court; and

      (b) Not later than 5 days after issuing the

order, forward to the Department of Motor Vehicles a copy of the order and the

driver’s license of the child.

      2.  The Department of Motor Vehicles shall

order the child to submit to the tests and other requirements which are adopted

by regulation pursuant to subsection 1 of NRS

483.495 as a condition of reinstatement of the driver’s license of the

child.

      3.  If the child is adjudicated delinquent

for a subsequent unlawful act in violation of NRS 484C.110, 484C.120, 484C.130 or 484C.430, the juvenile court shall order

an additional period of revocation to apply consecutively with the previous

order.

      4.  The juvenile court may authorize the

Department of Motor Vehicles to issue a restricted driver’s license pursuant to

NRS 483.490 to a child whose driver’s

license is revoked pursuant to this section.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1075; A 2005, 163; 2009, 1879)

      NRS 62E.650  Certain acts involving firearm: Community service; suspension or

delay in issuance of driver’s license.

      1.  If a child is adjudicated delinquent

because the child handled or possessed a firearm or had a firearm under his or

her control in violation of NRS 202.300,

the juvenile court shall:

      (a) For the first offense:

             (1) Order the child to perform 200 hours

of community service; and

             (2) Issue an order suspending the driver’s

license of the child for not more than 1 year or, if the child does not possess

a driver’s license, prohibit the child from receiving a driver’s license for

not more than 1 year:

                   (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 receive a driver’s license, if the child is not eligible to

receive a license on the date of the order.

      (b) For the second offense:

             (1) Order the child to perform at least

200 hours but not more than 600 hours of community service; and

             (2) Issue an order suspending the driver’s

license of the child for at least 90 days but not more than 2 years or, if the

child does not possess a driver’s license, prohibit the child from receiving a

driver’s license for at least 90 days but not more than 2 years:

                   (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 receive a driver’s license, if the child is not eligible to

receive a license on the date of the order.

      2.  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 an additional suspension or delay, as

appropriate, to apply consecutively with the previous order.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1075)

      NRS 62E.660  Certain acts involving firearm: Revocation of and prohibition

from receiving license to hunt.  If

a child is adjudicated delinquent because the child handled or possessed a

firearm or had a firearm under his or her control in violation of NRS 202.300, the juvenile court shall:

      1.  Order that any license to hunt issued

to the child pursuant to chapter 502 of NRS

must be revoked by the Department of Wildlife;

      2.  Order that the child must not receive a

license to hunt within the 2 years immediately following the date of the order

or until the child is 18 years of age, whichever is later;

      3.  Order the child to surrender to the

juvenile court any license to hunt then held by the child; and

      4.  Not later than 5 days after issuing the

order, forward to the Department of Wildlife any license to hunt surrendered by

the child and a copy of the order.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1076; A 2003, 1558)

      NRS 62E.670  Act involving use of firearm or use or threatened use of force

or violence: Effect on disposition.

      1.  In determining the appropriate

disposition of a case of a delinquent child, the juvenile court shall consider

whether the unlawful act committed by the child involved the use of a firearm

or the use or threatened use of force or violence against the victim of the

act.

      2.  If the juvenile court finds that the

act committed by the child involved the use of a firearm or the use or threatened

use of force or violence against the victim, the juvenile court shall include

the finding in its order and may:

      (a) Commit the child for confinement in a secure

facility for the detention of children, including a facility which is secured

by its staff.

      (b) Impose any other punitive measures that the

juvenile court determines to be in the best interests of the public or the

child.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1076)

      NRS 62E.680  Act involving cruelty to or torture of animal: Participation in

counseling or other psychological treatment; payment of costs.

      1.  If a child is adjudicated delinquent

for an unlawful act that involves cruelty to or torture of an animal, the

juvenile court shall order the child to participate in counseling or other

psychological treatment.

      2.  The juvenile court shall order the

child or the parent or guardian of the child, or both, to the extent of their

financial ability, to pay the cost of the child to participate in the

counseling or other psychological treatment.

      3.  As used in this section:

      (a) “Animal” does not include the human race, but

includes every other living creature.

      (b) “Torture” or “cruelty” includes every act,

omission or neglect, whereby unjustifiable physical pain, suffering or death is

caused or permitted.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1076)

      NRS 62E.685  Act involving killing or possession of certain animals.  If a child is adjudicated delinquent for an

unlawful act involving the killing or possession of certain animals in

violation of NRS 501.376, the juvenile

court may do any or all of the following:

      1.  Order the child to pay a fine. If the

juvenile court orders the child to pay a fine, the juvenile court shall order

the child to pay an administrative assessment pursuant to NRS 62E.270. If, because of financial hardship, the

child is unable to pay the fine, the juvenile court may order the child to

perform community service.

      2.  Order the child or the parent or

guardian of the child, or both, to pay a civil penalty pursuant to NRS 501.3855.

      3.  Order that any license issued to the

child pursuant to chapter 502 of NRS be

revoked by the Department of Wildlife. The juvenile court shall order the child

to surrender to the court any license issued to the child pursuant to chapter 502 of NRS then held by the child and,

not later than 5 days after issuing the order, forward to the Department of

Wildlife any license surrendered by the child and a copy of the order.

      4.  Order that the child must not receive a

license to hunt, fish or trap within the 2 years immediately following the date

of the order or until the child is 18 years of age, whichever is later.

      5.  Order the child placed on probation and

impose such conditions as the juvenile court deems proper.

      (Added to NRS by 2011, 600)

      NRS 62E.690  Certain offenses concerning graffiti or defacement of property:

Suspension or delay in issuance of driver’s license.

      1.  Except as otherwise provided in this

section, if a child is adjudicated delinquent for the unlawful act of placing

graffiti on or otherwise defacing public or private property owned or possessed

by another person in violation of NRS

206.125 or 206.330 or for the

unlawful act of carrying a graffiti implement in certain places without valid

authorization in violation of NRS 206.335,

the juvenile court shall:

      (a) If the child possesses a driver’s license,

issue an order suspending the driver’s license of the child for at least 1 year

but not more than 2 years; or

      (b) If the child does not possess a driver’s

license and the child is or will be eligible to receive a driver’s license

within the 2 years immediately following the date of the order, issue an order

prohibiting the child from receiving a driver’s license for a period specified

by the juvenile court which must be at least 1 year but not more than 2 years:

             (1) Immediately following the date of the

order, if the child is eligible to receive a driver’s license; or

             (2) After the date the child will be

eligible to receive a driver’s license, if the child is not eligible to receive

a driver’s license on the date of the order.

      2.  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.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1076; A 2007, 2299)

      NRS 62E.700  Minor traffic offenses.

      1.  If a child is found to have committed a

minor traffic offense, the juvenile court may do any or all of the following:

      (a) Order the child to pay a fine. If the

juvenile court orders the child to pay a fine, the juvenile court shall order

the child to pay an administrative assessment pursuant to NRS 62E.270, unless the offense involved a violation

of a law or ordinance governing metered parking. If, because of financial

hardship, the child is unable to pay the fine, the juvenile court may order the

child to perform community service.

      (b) Recommend to the Department of Motor Vehicles

the suspension of the driver’s license of the child.

      (c) Order the child to attend and complete a

traffic survival course.

      (d) Order the child or the parent or guardian of

the child, or both, to pay the reasonable cost for the child to attend the

traffic survival course.

      (e) Order the child placed on probation and impose

such conditions as the juvenile court deems proper.

      2.  The juvenile court shall forward to the

Department of Motor Vehicles, in the form required by NRS 483.450, a record of the minor traffic

offense, unless the offense involved a violation of a law or ordinance

governing standing or parking.

      3.  As used in this section, “juvenile

court” means:

      (a) The juvenile court; or

      (b) The Justice Court or municipal court if the

juvenile court has transferred the case and record to the Justice Court or

municipal court pursuant to NRS 62B.380.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1070)

      NRS 62E.705  Unlawful operation of motor vehicle without or in violation of

license or permit: Joint and several liability of parent or guardian; community

service in lieu of monetary penalty.

      1.  If the juvenile court:

      (a) Adjudicates a child delinquent for the

unlawful act of operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license or

instruction permit for the type or class of vehicle being driven or in

violation of any restrictions imposed on a valid driver’s license or

instruction permit held by the child; and

      (b) Finds that the parent or guardian of the

child knowingly and willfully allowed the child to operate the vehicle without

a valid driver’s license or instruction permit for the type or class of vehicle

being driven or in violation of any restrictions imposed on a valid driver’s

license or instruction permit held by the child,

Ê the juvenile

court shall order the parent or guardian of the child to be held jointly and

severally liable with the child for all fines, fees, assessments and other

monetary penalties and any restitution imposed on the child for the unlawful

act and any other traffic offense committed by the child while operating the

vehicle, including, without limitation, any other traffic offense in violation

of chapter 483 or chapters 484A to 484E,

inclusive, of NRS.

      2.  If, because of financial hardship, the

parent or guardian is unable to pay any fine, fee, assessment or other monetary

penalty or any restitution that the juvenile court imposes on the parent or

guardian pursuant to this section, the juvenile court may order the parent or

guardian to perform community service.

      3.  As used in this section, “juvenile

court” means:

      (a) The juvenile court; or

      (b) The justice court or municipal court if the

juvenile court has transferred the case and record to the justice court or

municipal court pursuant to NRS 62B.380.

      (Added to NRS by 2007, 645)

      NRS 62E.710  Violation of probation or parole: Placement in facility for

detention of children or county jail.  The

juvenile court may order any child who is:

      1.  Less than 18 years of age and who has

been adjudicated delinquent and placed on probation by the juvenile court to be

placed in a facility for the detention of children for not more than 30 days

for the violation of probation.

      2.  At least 18 years of age but less than 21

years of age and who has been placed on probation by the juvenile court or who

has been released on parole to be placed in a county jail for not more than 30

days for the violation of probation or parole.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1071; A 2007, 110; 2013, 2316)

Miscellaneous Provisions

      NRS 62E.720  Program of visitation to office of county coroner: Establishment;

requirements; payment of costs.

      1.  The juvenile court may order a

delinquent child to participate in a program of visitation to the office of the

county coroner that is established pursuant to this section.

      2.  In determining whether to order the

child to participate in such a program, the juvenile court shall consider

whether the unlawful act committed by the child involved the use or threatened

use of force or violence against the child or others or demonstrated a

disregard for the safety or well-being of the child or others.

      3.  The juvenile court may establish a

program of visitation to the office of the county coroner in cooperation with

the coroner of the county pursuant to this section.

      4.  Before a delinquent child may

participate in a program of visitation, the parent or guardian of the child

must provide to the juvenile court on a form provided by the juvenile court:

      (a) Written consent for the child to participate

in the program of visitation; and

      (b) An executed release of liability for any act

or omission, not amounting to gross negligence or willful misconduct of the

juvenile court, the county coroner, or any other person administering or

conducting a program of visitation, that causes personal injury or illness of

the child during the period in which the child participates in the program of

visitation.

      5.  A program of visitation must include,

but is not limited to:

      (a) A visit to the office of the county coroner

at times and under circumstances determined by the county coroner.

      (b) A course to instruct the child concerning:

             (1) The consequences of the child’s

actions; and

             (2) An awareness of the child’s own

mortality.

      (c) An opportunity for each participant in a

program of visitation to evaluate each component of the program.

      6.  The juvenile court may order the child,

or the parent or guardian of the child, or both, to pay a fee of not more than

$45 based on the ability of the child or the parent or guardian of the child,

or both, to pay for the costs associated with the participation of the child in

the program of visitation.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1071; A 2005, 1065; 2013, 1612)

      NRS 62E.730  Fines and penalties.

      1.  The juvenile court may order a

delinquent child to pay a fine.

      2.  If the juvenile court orders a

delinquent child to pay a fine, the juvenile court shall order the child to pay

an administrative assessment pursuant to NRS 62E.270.

      3.  If a delinquent child is less than 17

years of age, the juvenile court may order the parent or guardian of the child

to pay any fines and penalties that the juvenile court imposes for the unlawful

act committed by the child.

      4.  If, because of financial hardship, the

parent or guardian is unable to pay any fines and penalties that the juvenile

court imposes for the unlawful act committed by the child, the juvenile court

may order the parent or guardian to perform community service.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1070)