Criminal Statutes of Limitations
Nevada

Last Updated: December 2017
Luring children or persons with mental illness Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. Within three years after commission of the offense.; or
  2. If a gross misdemeanor, within 2 years after the commission of the offense; or
  3. If a misdemeanor, within 1 year after the commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 201.560.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085; Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.090.





Sexual assault Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. No limitation for sexual assault if victim files a written report during the period of limitation prescribed in § 171.085 and § 171.095;
  2. § 171.085 Within twenty years after commission of the offense; or
  3. § 171.095 If sexual abuse against a child, before the victim is 36 if victim discovers or reasonably should have discovered that s/he was a victim of sexual abuse by the date s/he reaches 36; or before the victim is 43 if s/he does not discover and reasonably should not have discovered that s/he was a victim of the sexual abuse by the date s/he reached 36.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 200.366.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085; Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.083; Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.095.





Statutory sexual seduction Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. If a felony, within three years after commission of the offense; or
  2. If a gross misdemeanor, within 2 years after the commission of the offense; or
  3. If a misdemeanor, within 1 year after the commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. §200.368.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085; Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.090.





Promotion of sexual performance of minor unlawful Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. Within three years after commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 200.720.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085.





Preparing, advertising or distributing materials depicting pornography involving minor unlawful Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. Within three years after commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 200.725.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085.





Use of Internet to control visual presentation depicting sexual conduct of person under 16 years of age Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. Within three years after commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 200.727.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085.





Possession of visual presentation depicting sexual conduct of person under 16 years of age unlawful Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. Within three years after commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 200.730.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085.





Incest Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. Within three years after commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 201.180.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085.





Commission of certain sexual acts in public Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. Within three years after commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 201.190.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085.





Open or gross lewdness Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. If a felony, within three years after commission of the offense; or
  2. If a gross misdemeanor, within 2 years after the commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 201.210.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085; Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.090.





Indecent or obscene exposure; penalty Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. Within three years after commission of the offense if a felony; or
  2. If gross misdemeanor, within two years after commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 201.220.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat § 171.085; Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.090.





Lewdness with child under 16 years Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. Within three years after commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 201.230.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085; Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.095.





Sexual conduct between certain employees of school or volunteers at school and pupil Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. Within three years after commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. §201.540.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085.





Sexual conduct between certain employees of college or university and student Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. Within three years after commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. §201.550.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085.





Sexual Penetration of Dead Human Body Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. Within three years after commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. §201.450.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085.





Intentional transmission of HIV Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. Within three years after commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 201.205.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085.





Unlawful to use minor in producing pornography or as subject of sexual portrayal in performance Answer

What is the statute of limitations for this crime?

  1. Within three years after commission of the offense.

Statutory citation(s):

  1. Citation for the crime: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 200.710.
  2. Citation for the statute of limitations: Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.085.





Are there any exceptions to the statute of limitations laws? Answer
Exceptions

None specified.






Anything else I should know? Answer
Anything else I should know?
  • Nev. Rev. Stat. § 171.095 If any indictment found, or an information or complaint filed, within the time prescribed in subsection 1 (offenses committed in secret manner and offenses constituting sexual abuse of a child) is defective so that no judgment can be given thereon, another prosecution may be instituted for the same offense within 6 months after the first is abandoned.
  • Civil Actions:
    • Nev. Rev. Stat. § 11.215 Actions for damages for injury arising from sexual abuse of minor; exception for actions involving injury arising from appearance of minor in pornography.  Action to recover damages for an injury to a person arising from the sexual abuse of the plaintiff which occurred when the plaintiff was less than 18 years of age must be commenced within 20 years after the plaintiff (a) reaches 18 years of age; or (b) discovers or reasonably should have discovered that his or her injury was caused by the sexual abuse, whichever occurs later.








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