1. A person who, by day or night, forcibly enters an inhabited dwelling without permission of the owner, resident or lawful occupant, whether or not a person is present at the time of the entry, is guilty of invasion of the home.
Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes 205.067
- Boat: includes ships, steamers and other structures adapted to navigation or movement from place to place by water. See Nevada Revised Statutes 193.011
- Building: includes every house, shed, boat, watercraft, railway car, tent or booth, whether completed or not, suitable for affording shelter for any human being, or as a place where any property is or will be kept for use, sale or deposit. See Nevada Revised Statutes 193.0125
- county: includes Carson City. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.033
- felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
- Person: includes this State or any other state, government or country which may lawfully own property within this State whenever it is used to designate a party whose property may be the subject of an offense. See Nevada Revised Statutes 193.0205
- Prison: means any place designated by law for the keeping of persons held in custody under process of law, or under lawful arrest. See Nevada Revised Statutes 193.0215
- probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
- railroad: includes all railways, railroads and street railways, whether operated by steam, electricity or any other motive power. See Nevada Revised Statutes 193.023
2. A person convicted of invasion of the home is guilty of a category B felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a minimum term of not less than 1 year and a maximum term of not more than 10 years, and may be further punished by a fine of not more than $10,000. A person who is convicted of invasion of the home and who has previously been convicted of burglary or invasion of the home must not be released on probation or granted a suspension of sentence.
3. Whenever an invasion of the home is committed on a vessel, vehicle, vehicle trailer, semitrailer, house trailer, airplane, glider, boat or railroad car, in motion or in rest, in this State, and it cannot with reasonable certainty be ascertained in what county the crime was committed, the offender may be arrested and tried in any county through which the conveyance, vessel, boat, vehicle, house trailer, travel trailer, motor home or railroad car traveled during the time the invasion was committed.
4. A person convicted of invasion of the home who has in his or her possession or gains possession of any firearm or deadly weapon at any time during the commission of the crime, at any time before leaving the structure or upon leaving the structure, is guilty of a category B felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a minimum term of not less than 2 years and a maximum term of not more than 15 years, and may be further punished by a fine of not more than $10,000.
5. As used in this section:
(a) ’Forcibly enters’ means the entry of an inhabited dwelling involving any act of physical force resulting in damage to the structure.
(b) ’Inhabited dwelling’ means any structure, building, house, room, apartment, tenement, tent, conveyance, vessel, boat, vehicle, house trailer, travel trailer, motor home or railroad car in which the owner or other lawful occupant resides.