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Sexual Assault | Nevada Definitions And Statues

As defined by Nevada law (NRS 200.364), A person who subjects another person to sexual penetration, or who forces another person to make a sexual penetration on himself or another, or on a beast, against the will of the victim or under conditions in which the perpetrator knows or should know that the victim is mentally or physically incapable of resisting or understanding the nature of his conduct, is guilty of sexual assault.

Sexual assault of spouse by spouse (NRS 200.373), It is no defense to a charge of sexual assault that the perpetrator was, at the time of the assault, married to the victim, if the assault was committed by force or by the threat of force. 

Administration of controlled substance to aid commission of crime of violence (NRS200.408), A person who causes to be administered to another person any controlled  substance without that person�s knowledge and with the intent thereby to enable or assist himself or any other person to commit a crime of violence against that person or the property of that person, is guilty of a category B felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a minimum term of not less than 1 year and a maximum term of not more than 20 years.

Lewdness with child under 14 years (NRS 201.230), A person who willfully and lewdly commits any lewd or lascivious act, other than acts constituting the crime of sexual assault, upon or with the body, or any part or member thereof, of a child under the age of 14 years, with the intent of arousing, appealing to, or gratifying the lust or passions or sexual desires of that person or of that child, is guilty of lewdness with a child.

For More information on Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Law, please visit the Nevada Legislature Website.

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