Chapter 8.14
USE OR POSSESSION OF ELECTRONIC STUN DEVICElinklink

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8.14.010: DEFINITIONS:
8.14.020: PROHIBITED ACTS; MISDEMEANORS:
8.14.030: APPLICATION OF CHAPTER TO PEACE OFFICERS:
8.14.040: APPLICATION OF CHAPTER TO AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES:
8.14.050: PENALTY FOR VIOLATION:

8.14.010: DEFINITIONS:linklink


As used in this chapter, the following definitions apply, except where the context clearly indicates that a different meaning is to be applied:

ELECTRIC SHOCK: Application of an electrical charge to the body or person of another sufficient to cause physical debilitation or pain, however slight.

ELECTRONIC STUN DEVICE: Any device, whether or not any such device is intended to be held only by hand, which is intended to deliver an electric shock to the body or person of another.

SELF-DEFENSE: As applied to the use of an electronic stun device, means the use of any such device by a person, in his own defense, or in the defense of another person, where such person reasonably believes that he is in imminent danger of bodily injury.

WEAPON: As is or may be applied to the use of an electronic stun device, means the use of any such device under circumstances in which such a device is capable of causing an electric shock. (Bill 2004-E, 2004)
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8.14.020: PROHIBITED ACTS; MISDEMEANORS:linklink


A. It shall be unlawful for any person to use an electronic stun device as a weapon or for any purpose other than self-defense.


B. It shall be unlawful for any person who:

1. Has been convicted of a felony, or any other crime involving the infliction of bodily injury upon another person, including, but not necessarily limited to, domestic battery, in the state of Nevada, the United States, or within any other state or territory of the United States or any political subdivision thereof; or

2. Is a fugitive or an absconder from justice and is, accordingly, the object of a legal process and has failed to comply with the terms thereof, including, but not necessarily limited to, a detainer, pretrial release, hold, bail, bond, or any other proceeding requiring compliance with an order of acourt or judicial officer; or

3. Is a person under the age of twenty one (21) years; or

4. Has consumed an intoxicating liquor, controlled substance, or prescription medication; or

5. Is a person that has been adjudicated by a court of competent jurisdiction to be incapable of managing his personal affairs or has been committed to a mental institution; or

6. Is an alien present in the United States without legal authority, to possess any such electronic stun device.


C. It shall be unlawful for any person to use or possess or to threaten the use or possession of an electronic stun device during the commission of any other crime. (Bill 2004-E, 2004)

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8.14.030: APPLICATION OF CHAPTER TO PEACE OFFICERS:linklink

The provisions of this chapter do not apply to prosecuting attorneys, or an attorney from the office of the attorney general, a sheriff of a county or his deputy, an officer of a metropolitan police department or a police department of an incorporated city, an officer of the division of parole and probation for the state of Nevada, an officer of the department of corrections for the state of Nevada, an officer of a law enforcement agency from another jurisdiction or any person upon whom some or all of the powers of a peace officer are conferred pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes 289.150 to 289.360, while any such officer is engaged in the performance of his lawful duty. (Bill 2004-E, 2004)
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8.14.040: APPLICATION OF CHAPTER TO AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES:linklink

The provisions of this chapter do not apply to the use or possession of an electronic stun device by any person where such use or possession is for any agricultural purpose, including, without limitation, the care or herding of livestock. (Bill 2004-E, 2004)
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8.14.050: PENALTY FOR VIOLATION:linklink

Any person who uses an electronic stun device, in violation of this chapter, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment for a period not to exceed six (6) months, or by both fine and imprisonment. (Bill 2004-E, 2004)
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