Possession of dangerous weapon on property or in vehicle of school; penalty; exceptions.
1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, a person shall not carry or possess, while on the property of the University and Community College System of Nevada or a private or public school or while in a vehicle of a private or public school:
(a) An explosive or incendiary device;
(b) A dirk, dagger or switchblade knife;
(c) A nunchaku or trefoil;
(d) A blackjack or billy club or metal knuckles; or
(e) A pistol, revolver or other firearm.
2. Any person who violates subsection 1 is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.
3. This section does not prohibit the possession of a weapon listed in subsection 1 on the property of a private or public school by a:
(a) Peace officer;
(b) School security guard; or
(c) Person having written permission from the president of a branch or facility of the University and Community College System of Nevada or the principal of the school to carry or possess the weapon.
4. For the purposes of this section:
(a) “Firearm” includes:
(1) Any device used to mark the clothing of a person with paint or any other substance; and
(2) Any device from which a metallic projectile, including any ball bearing or pellet, may be expelled by means of spring, gas, air or other force.
(b) “Nunchaku” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 202.350.
(c) “Switchblade knife” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 202.350.
(d) “Trefoil” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 202.350.
(e) “Vehicle” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 484.148.
NRS 202.270 Destruction of building by explosives; penalty; punishment of conspirators.
1. A person who destroys, or attempts to destroy, with dynamite, nitroglycerine, gunpowder or other high explosive, any dwelling house or other building, knowing or having reason to believe that a human being is therein at the time, is guilty of a category A felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison:
(a) For life without the possibility of parole;
(b) For life with the possibility of parole, with eligibility for parole beginning when a minimum of 10 years has been served; or
(c) For a definite term of 25 years, with eligibility for parole beginning when a minimum of 10 years has been served,
Ê in the discretion of the jury, or of the court upon a plea of guilty.
2. A person who conspires with others to commit the offense described in subsection 1 shall be punished in the same manner.
Last modified: February 25, 2006