Nevada Revised Statutes Section 193.167 - Crimes and Punishments

Additional penalty: Certain crimes committed against person 60 years of age or older.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 193.169, any person who commits the crime of:

(a) Murder;

(b) Attempted murder;

(c) Assault;

(d) Battery;

(e) Kidnapping;

(f) Robbery;

(g) Sexual assault;

(h) Embezzlement of money or property of a value of $250 or more;

(i) Obtaining money or property of a value of $250 or more by false pretenses; or

(j) Taking money or property from the person of another,

against any person who is 60 years of age or older shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail or state prison, whichever applies, for a term equal to and in addition to the term of imprisonment prescribed by statute for the crime. The sentence prescribed by this subsection must run consecutively with the sentence prescribed by statute for the crime.

2. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 193.169, any person who commits a criminal violation of the provisions of chapter 90 or 91 of NRS against any person who is 60 years of age or older shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail or state prison, whichever applies, for a term equal to and in addition to the term of imprisonment prescribed by statute for the criminal violation. The sentence prescribed by this subsection must run consecutively with the sentence prescribed by statute for the criminal violation.

3. This section does not create any separate offense but provides an additional penalty for the primary offense, whose imposition is contingent upon the finding of the prescribed fact.

Last modified: February 25, 2006