Presentence investigation and report: When required; time for completing.
1. Except as otherwise provided in this section and NRS 176.151, the Division shall make a presentence investigation and report to the court on each defendant who pleads guilty or nolo contendere to or is found guilty of a felony.
2. If a defendant is convicted of a felony that is a sexual offense, the presentence investigation and report:
(a) Must be made before the imposition of sentence or the granting of probation; and
(b) If the sexual offense is an offense for which the suspension of sentence or the granting of probation is permitted, must include a psychosexual evaluation of the defendant.
3. If a defendant is convicted of a felony other than a sexual offense, the presentence investigation and report must be made before the imposition of sentence or the granting of probation unless:
(a) A sentence is fixed by a jury; or
(b) Such an investigation and report on the defendant has been made by the Division within the 5 years immediately preceding the date initially set for sentencing on the most recent offense.
4. Upon request of the court, the Division shall make presentence investigations and reports on defendants who plead guilty or nolo contendere to or are found guilty of gross misdemeanors.
Last modified: February 25, 2006