Nevada Revised Statutes Section 204.020 - Crimes and Punishments

Unlawful use of public money: Amount of $250 or more. A public officer or other person who has in his possession, control or custody any public money belonging to this state, or to any county, town, city, district or municipal corporation within this state, or to whom any such public money is entrusted for safekeeping or for transmission to any treasurer or other officer, or other person entitled to receive it, who uses any of the public money for his own private purposes, or for any purpose other than one authorized by law, if the amount unlawfully used is $250 or more, is guilty of a category D felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130. In addition to any other penalty, the court shall order the person to pay restitution.

Last modified: February 25, 2006