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Title 9 Criminal Code
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9.04 Interference with Public Officers
9.08 Skier Responsibility Code
9.12 Ski Lift Ticket Regulations
9.16 Public Nudity
9.20 Solicitation for Prostitution and Prostitution Offenses
9.24 Offenses against Public Peace
9.26 Glass or Metal Containers Illegal on New Years
9.28 Open Container of Alcoholic Beverage Unlawful in Stateline
9.30 Glass or Metal Containers Illegal during Carson Valley Days Weekend
9.36 Offenses against Property
9.38 Destruction of Public Property
9.42 Trespass on Land by Motor Vehicles
9.44 Illegal Camping
9.46 Graffiti as a Public Nuisance
9.50 Illegal Dumping of Personal Property at Thrift Store
9.64 Curfew
9.65 Tattooing of Minors Prohibited
9.66 Minors Consuming, Possessing, or Being under the Influence of Alcoholic Beverages
9.68 Weapons
9.70 Felon Registration
9.72 Property in Custody of Sheriff
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County Codes
Title 9 Criminal Code
9.70 Felon Registration
9.70.010 Convicted person defined
9.70.020 Convicts--Registration--Information required
9.70.030 Convicts--Change of residence
9.70.040 Convicts--Photographing and fingerprinting
9.70.045 Registration information forwarded to Central Repository.
9.70.050 Records confidential
9.70.060 False statements
9.70.065 Continuing offense
9.70.070 Violation--Penalty

9.70.010 Convicted person defined

    A. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, as used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, “convicted person” means:
                  1. A person convicted in the State of Nevada or convicted in any place other than the State of Nevada of two or more offenses punishable as felonies.
                   2. A person convicted in the State of Nevada of an offense punishable as a category A felony.
                   3. A person convicted in the State of Nevada or convicted in any place other than the State of Nevada of a crime that would constitute a category A felony if committed in this State on July 1, 2003.
          B. For the purposes of this chapter, “convicted person” does not include:
                   1. A person who has been convicted of a crime against a child, as defined in NRS 179D.0357, or a sexual offense, as defined in NRS 179D.097; or
                   2. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a person whose conviction is or has been set aside in the manner provided by law.  (Ord. 1347, 2011; Ord. 693, 1995; Ord. 87, 1947)  

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9.70.020 Convicts--Registration--Information required
    A. It is unlawful for any convicted person to be or remain in Douglas County for a period of more than 48 hours without, during that 48 hour period, registering with the sheriff of Douglas County in the manner hereinafter prescribed.
          B. Any convicted person who does not reside in the county but who has a temporary or permanent place of abode outside the county and who comes into the county on five occasions or more during any thirty (30)-day period, shall be subject to the provisions of this chapter.
          C. A person who has registered as a convicted person with the sheriff of a county or the chief of police of a city shall register again as provided in this section if the person subsequently commits another offense described or referred to in this chapter.
          D. Every person required by this section to register shall do so by filing with the sheriff a statement, in writing, signed by the person, upon a form prescribed and furnished by the sheriff giving the following information:
                   1. His true name and all aliases which he has used or under which he may have been known;
                   2. A full and complete description of his person;
                   3. The kind, character and nature of each crime of which he has been convicted;
                   4. The place where each of the crimes was committed and the place or places of conviction;
                   5. The name under which he was convicted in each instance and the date of each conviction;
                   6. The name, if any, and the location of each prison, reformatory, jail or other penal institution in which he was confined or to which he was sentenced;
                   7. The location and address of his residence, stopping place, living quarters or place of abode in the county; if more than one residence, stopping place or place of abode, that fact must be stated and the location and address of each given;
                   8. A statement of the kind of residence, stopping place or place of abode in which he resides, whether it is temporary or permanent, and whether it is a private residence, hotel, apartment house, or other building or structure;
                   9. The length of time he has occupied each place of residence, stopping place or place of abode; and the length of time he expects or intends to remain in the county;
                   10. Any other and further information as may be required by the sheriff for the purpose of aiding and assisting in carrying into effect the provisions and intent of this chapter.   
          E. The sheriff shall not require a convicted person to carry a registration card, and no convicted person who is required to register pursuant to this section may be punished for the failure to carry a registration card.
          F. When so ordered in the individual case by the district court in which the conviction was obtained, by the State Board of Parole Commissioners or by the State Board of Pardons Commissioners, whichever is appropriate, the provisions of this section do not apply to a convicted person who has had his or her civil rights restored.  (Ord. 1347, 2011; Ord. 693, 1995; Ord. 87 §2, 1947) 
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9.70.030 Convicts--Change of residence
Any convicted person, except a nonresident, who is required to register under the provisions of this chapter, who changes his place of residence, stopping place or living quarters, shall, within forty-eight hours after the change, and any nonresident mentioned in section 9.70.020(B) who has registered and changes his place of residence, stopping place or living quarters, shall, upon his next entry into the county after the change, notify the sheriff of Douglas County of the fact and furnish to the sheriff the address of his new residence, stopping place or living quarters in the same manner and with the same detailed information as is required in the filing of the original statement under the provisions of section 9.70.020. (Ord. 87 §3, 1947)
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9.70.040 Convicts--Photographing and fingerprinting
Each convicted person, at the time of registering and furnishing the information required by sections 9.70.020 and 9.70.030, shall be photographed and fingerprinted by the sheriff, who shall cause the photographs and fingerprints to be made a part of the record provided for by section 9.70.050. Ord. 87 §4, 1947)
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9.70.045 Registration information forwarded to Central Repository.

    Upon registering a convicted person pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, the sheriff shall forward all information concerning such registration to the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History in the manner prescribed by the Director of the Department of Public Safety. (Ord. 1347, 2011)

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9.70.050 Records confidential

        A. The statements, photographs and fingerprints required by this ordinance shall at all times be kept by the sheriff in a file separate and apart from other files and records maintained and kept by the sheriff's office, and shall not be open to inspection by the public or by any person other than a regular member of the sheriff's office.
         B. Copies of the statements, photographs and fingerprints may be transmitted to:
                   1. The sheriff of any county in the state; 
                   2. The head of any organized police department of any municipality in the state; 
                   3. The head of any department of the state engaged in the enforcement of any criminal law of this state; 
                   4. The head of any federal law-enforcement agency; 
                   5. Any sheriff or chief of police of a municipality; 
                   6. The head of any other law-enforcement agency of any state in any state or territory outside of the state of Nevada when request is made, in writing, by the sheriff or other head of a law-enforcement agency asking for the record of a certain person named therein or for the record of a person whose photograph or fingerprints reasonably correspond with photographs or fingerprints submitted with the request, and stating that the record is deemed necessary for the use of such law-enforcement officer or agency in or concerning the investigation of any crime or any person who is accused of committing a crime or any crime which is reported to have been committed, and further stating that the record will be used only for the purpose.
          C. Nothing contained in sections 9.70.010 through 9.70.070 shall prevent the sheriff of Douglas County from furnishing to the sheriff of any county, the chief of police of any municipality or the head of any other law-enforcement agency which maintains any system of registration of convicted persons, copies of the statements required to be filed under the provisions of sections 9.70.010 through 9.70.070, together with photographs and fingerprints procured by him, and it is made the duty of the sheriff to arrange for the exchange of the information. 
          D. The sheriff shall, upon the written request of a county clerk, furnish the county clerk a list containing the name and current address of the residence of each person required to register pursuant to this chapter.  (Ord. 1347, 2011; Ord. 693, 1995; Ord. 87, 1947)

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9.70.060 False statements

          No person required by any provision of sections 9.70.010 through 9.70.050 to furnish a statement, shall in the statement give any false or fictitious address or any address other than a true address or intended address, or furnish in the making of any report any false, untrue or misleading information or statement relating to any information required by any of these provisions.  (Ord. 1347, 2011; Ord. 693, 1995; Ord. 87, 1947)

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9.70.065 Continuing offense

    The duty to furnish statements when and in the manner provided by sections 9.70.010 through 9.70.050, is declared to be a continuing one, and for each day that any person required under the provisions of sections 9.70.010 through 9.70.050 to furnish a statement fails to do so, that failure constitutes a separate offense; provided:
          A. That no person may be convicted more than once on account of violations occurring by reason of failure, on a series of days, to furnish statements; 
          B. That nothing contained in this section shall be deemed a bar to subsequent prosecutions for violations of the provisions of this chapter occurring subsequent to a prior conviction or acquittal of a violation of this section.   (Ord. 1347, 2011; Ord. 693, 1995; Ord. 87, 1947)

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9.70.070 Violation--Penalty
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 693, 1995; Ord. 87, 1947)
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