Nevada Revised Statutes Section 202.185 - Crimes and Punishments

Unlawful deposit of dead animal, dirt, garbage or rubbish on public highway.

1. As used in this section:

(a) “Dead animals” means all dead animals or parts thereof, including condemned meats, not intended to be used as food.

(b) “Dirt” includes loose earth, ashes, manure from barns, stables, corrals and pens, offal from butcher houses and slaughterhouses, and all foul and filthy substances.

(c) “Garbage” includes solid or semisolid kitchen refuse subject to decay or putrefaction, and market waste of animal and vegetable matter which has been or was intended to be used as food for man or animal.

(d) “Rubbish” means old tin and iron cans and containers, old wood and paper boxes, old metals, wire, rope, cordage, bottles, bags and bagging, rubber and rubber tires, paper, and all used or castoff articles or material, including old plaster, brick, cement, glass, and all old building material.

2. It shall be unlawful for any person to throw or deposit or cause to be thrown or deposited on any public highway within the State of Nevada, or within a distance of 1,000 feet from the center of any public highway, any dead animal, dirt, garbage or rubbish as defined in subsection 1.

3. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

Last modified: February 25, 2006