§ 453.316 Unlawful to open or maintain place for unlawful sale, gift or use of controlled substance; penalties; probation or suspension of sentence for certain repeat offenders not allowed. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.316 v2 Unlawful to open or maintain place for unlawful sale, gift or use of controlled substance; penalties. [Effective July 1, 2020.]
§ 453.321 Offer, attempt or commission of unauthorized act relating to controlled or counterfeit substance unlawful; penalties; prohibition against probation or suspension of sentence for certain repeat offenders. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.321 v2 Offer, attempt or commission of unauthorized act relating to controlled or counterfeit substance unlawful; penalties; prohibition against probation or suspension of sentence for certain repeat offenders unless mitigating circumstances exist. [E
§ 453.322 Offer, attempt or commission of unauthorized act relating to manufacture or compounding of certain controlled substances unlawful; penalty; prohibition against probation of offenders. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.322 v2 Offer, attempt or commission of unauthorized act relating to manufacture or compounding of certain controlled substances unlawful; penalty; prohibition against probation of offenders. [Effective July 1, 2020.]
§ 453.324 Unlawful to possess or dispose of methamphetamine manufacturing waste; exception; penalty
§ 453.326 Unlawful acts relating to recordkeeping, inspections and knowingly keeping or maintaining place where controlled substances are unlawfully used, kept or sold; penalty
§ 453.331 Unlawful acts relating to distribution of certain controlled substances by registrants, use of unauthorized registration number and possession of signed blank prescription forms; certain fraudulent acts prohibited; penalty
§ 453.332 Unlawful acts relating to imitation controlled substances; penalties
§ 453.3325 Unlawful to allow child to be present during commission of certain violations which involve controlled substances other than marijuana; penalties; probation or suspended sentence prohibited
§ 453.333 Penalties for making available controlled substance which causes death. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.333 v2 Penalties for making available controlled substance which causes death. [Effective July 1, 2020.]
§ 453.3335 Additional penalty for failing to render or seek medical assistance for person injured or killed by use of controlled substance under certain circumstances
§ 453.334 Penalty for second or subsequent offense of sale of controlled substance to minor
§ 453.3345 Additional penalty for commission of certain violations at or near school, school bus stop, recreational facilities for minors or public park
§ 453.3351 Additional penalty for commission of certain violations which involve methamphetamine under certain circumstances. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.3351 v2 Additional penalty for commission of certain violations which involve methamphetamine under certain circumstances. [Effective July 1, 2020.]
§ 453.3353 Additional and alternative penalties for commission of certain violations which involve controlled substances other than marijuana and result in death or substantial bodily harm to another person. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.3353 v2 Additional and alternative penalties for commission of certain violations which involve controlled substances other than marijuana and result in death or substantial bodily harm to another person. [Effective July 1, 2020.]
§ 453.336 Unlawful possession not for purpose of sale: Prohibition; penalties; exception. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.336 v2 Unlawful possession not for purpose of sale: Prohibition; penalties; exception. [Effective July 1, 2020.]
§ 453.3361 Unlawful possession not for purpose of sale: Local ordinances adopting penalties for certain similar offenses; allocation of fines collected for violation of local ordinance. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.3361 v2 Unlawful possession not for purpose of sale: Local ordinances adopting penalties for certain similar offenses; allocation of fines collected for violation of local ordinance. [Effective July 1, 2020.]
§ 453.3363 Suspension of proceedings and probation of accused under certain conditions; effect of discharge and dismissal. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.3363 v2 Suspension of proceedings and probation of accused under certain conditions; effect of discharge and dismissal. [Effective July 1, 2020.]
§ 453.3365 Sealing of record of person convicted of possession of controlled substance not for purpose of sale; conditions
§ 453.337 Unlawful possession for sale of flunitrazepam, gamma-hydroxybutyrate and schedule I or II substances; penalties. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.337 v2 Unlawful possession for sale of flunitrazepam, gamma-hydroxybutyrate and schedule I or II substances; penalties. [Effective July 1, 2020.]
§ 453.338 Unlawful possession for sale of substances classified in schedule III, IV or V; penalties. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.338 v2 Unlawful possession for sale of substances classified in schedule III, IV or V; penalties. [Effective July 1, 2020.]
§ 453.3383 Determination of weight of controlled substance for purposes of NRS 453.3385, 453.339 and 453.3395. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.3383 v2 Determination of weight of controlled substance for purposes of NRS 453.3385 and 453.339. [Effective July 1, 2020.]
§ 453.3385 Trafficking in controlled substances: Flunitrazepam, gamma-hydroxybutyrate and schedule I substances, except marijuana. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.3385 v2 Trafficking in controlled substances: Flunitrazepam, gamma-hydroxybutyrate and schedule I or II substances, except marijuana. [Effective July 1, 2020.]
§ 453.339 Trafficking in controlled substances: Marijuana or concentrated cannabis
§ 453.3393 Unlawful to produce or process marijuana or extract concentrated cannabis; exception; penalties. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.3393 v2 Unlawful to produce or process marijuana or extract concentrated cannabis; exception; penalties. [Effective July 1, 2020.]
§ 453.3395 Trafficking in controlled substances: Schedule II substances. [Effective through June 30, 2020.]
§ 453.3405 Trafficking in controlled substances: Suspended sentence limited; eligibility for parole; reduction or suspension of sentence of person assisting in investigation or prosecution of any offense; consideration of factors by court. [Effective throug
§ 453.3405 v2 Trafficking in controlled substances: Suspended sentence limited; eligibility for parole; reduction or suspension of sentence of person assisting in investigation or prosecution of any offense; consideration of factors by court. [Effective July 1
§ 453.341 Prosecution or proceeding under prior law unaffected
§ 453.346 Effect of conviction or acquittal under federal or other state laws
§ 453.348 Previous convictions

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes > Chapter 453 > Uniform Controlled Substances Act > Offenses and Penalties

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • controlled substance: means a drug, immediate precursor or other substance which is listed in schedule I, II, III, IV or V for control by the State Board of Pharmacy pursuant to NRS 453. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.031
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • county: includes Carson City. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.033
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • person: means a natural person, any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity including, but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, trust or unincorporated organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.039
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • physician: means a person who engages in the practice of medicine, including osteopathy and homeopathy. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.040
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • substantial bodily harm: means :

    1. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.060

  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.