Nevada Revised Statutes Section 201.550 - Crimes and Punishments

Sexual conduct between certain employees of college or university and student: Penalty; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, a person who:

(a) Is 21 years of age or older;

(b) Is employed in a position of authority by a college or university; and

(c) Engages in sexual conduct with a student who is 16 or 17 years of age and who is enrolled in or attending the college or university at which the person is employed,

is guilty of a category C felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.

2. For the purposes of subsection 1, a person shall be deemed to be employed in a position of authority by a college or university if the person is employed as:

(a) A teacher, instructor or professor;

(b) An administrator; or

(c) A head or assistant coach.

3. The provisions of this section do not apply to a person who is married to the student.

Last modified: February 25, 2006