Persons convicted of certain offenses required to be certified as not representing a high risk to reoffend before court suspends sentence or grants probation; immunity.
1. The court shall not grant probation to or suspend the sentence of a person convicted of an offense listed in subsection 3 unless:
(a) If a psychosexual evaluation of the person is required pursuant to NRS 176.139, the person who conducts the psychosexual evaluation certifies in the report prepared pursuant to NRS 176.139 that the person convicted of the offense does not represent a high risk to reoffend based upon a currently accepted standard of assessment; or
(b) If a psychosexual evaluation of the person is not required pursuant to NRS 176.139, a psychologist licensed to practice in this state who is trained to conduct psychosexual evaluations or a psychiatrist licensed to practice medicine in this state who is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., and is trained to conduct psychosexual evaluations certifies in a written report to the court that the person convicted of the offense does not represent a high risk to reoffend based upon a currently accepted standard of assessment.
2. This section does not create a right in any person to be certified or to continue to be certified. No person may bring a cause of action against the State, its political subdivisions, or the agencies, boards, commissions, departments, officers or employees of the State or its political subdivisions for not certifying a person pursuant to this section or for refusing to consider a person for certification pursuant to this section.
3. The provisions of this section apply to a person convicted of any of the following offenses:
(a) Attempted sexual assault of a person who is 16 years of age or older pursuant to NRS 200.366.
(b) Statutory sexual seduction pursuant to NRS 200.368.
(c) Battery with intent to commit sexual assault pursuant to NRS 200.400.
(d) Abuse or neglect of a child pursuant to NRS 200.508.
(e) An offense involving pornography and a minor pursuant to NRS 200.710 to 200.730, inclusive.
(f) Incest pursuant to NRS 201.180.
(g) Solicitation of a minor to engage in acts constituting the infamous crime against nature pursuant to NRS 201.195.
(h) Open or gross lewdness pursuant to NRS 201.210.
(i) Indecent or obscene exposure pursuant to NRS 201.220.
(j) Sexual penetration of a dead human body pursuant to NRS 201.450.
(k) Luring a child or mentally ill person pursuant to NRS 201.560, if punished as a felony.
(l) A violation of NRS 207.180.
(m) An attempt to commit an offense listed in paragraphs (b) to (l), inclusive.
(n) Coercion or attempted coercion that is determined to be sexually motivated pursuant to NRS 207.193.
Last modified: February 25, 2006