Nevada Revised Statutes Section 202.442 - Crimes and Punishments

“Biological agent” defined. “Biological agent” means any microorganism, virus, infectious substance or other biological substance, material or product, or any component or compound thereof, which is naturally occurring, cultivated, engineered, processed, extracted or manufactured and which is capable of causing:

1. Death or substantial bodily harm;

2. Substantial deterioration or contamination of food, water, equipment, supplies or material of any kind; or

3. Substantial damage to natural resources or the environment.

Last modified: February 25, 2006