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Legal Statutes: Nevada

UPDATED March 18, 2016

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Chapter 200. Crimes Against the Person

back to top200.364. Sexual Assault and Seduction: Definitions

As used in NRS 200.364 to 200.3784, inclusive, and sections 3 to 7, inclusive, of this act, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Perpetrator” means a person who commits a sexual assault.

2. “Sexual penetration” means cunnilingus, fellatio, or any intrusion, however slight, of any part of a person's body or any object manipulated or inserted by a person into the genital or anal openings of the body of another, including sexual intercourse in its ordinary meaning.

3. “Statutory sexual seduction” means:

(a) Ordinary sexual intercourse, anal intercourse, cunnilingus or fellatio committed by a person 18 years of age or older with a person under the age of 16 years; or

(b) Any other sexual penetration committed by a person 18 years of age or older with a person under the age of 16 years with the intent of arousing, appealing to, or gratifying the lust or passions or sexual desires of either of the persons.

4. “Victim” means a person who is subjected to a sexual assault.

As used in NRS 200.364 to 200.3774, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Offense involving a pupil” means any of the following offenses:

(a) Sexual conduct between certain employees of a school or volunteers at a school and a pupil pursuant to NRS 201.540.

(b) Sexual conduct between certain employees of a college or university and a student pursuant to NRS 201.550.

2. “Perpetrator” means a person who commits a sexual offense or an offense involving a pupil.

3. “Sexual offense” means any of the following offenses:

(a) Sexual assault pursuant to NRS 200.366.

(b) Statutory sexual seduction pursuant to NRS 200.368.

4. “Sexual penetration” means cunnilingus, fellatio, or any intrusion, however slight, of any part of a person's body or any object manipulated or inserted by a person into the genital or anal openings of the body of another, including sexual intercourse in its ordinary meaning.

5. “Statutory sexual seduction” means:

(a) Ordinary sexual intercourse, anal intercourse, cunnilingus or fellatio committed by a person 18 years of age or older with a person under the age of 16 years; or

(b) Any other sexual penetration committed by a person 18 years of age or older with a person under the age of 16 years with the intent of arousing, appealing to, or gratifying the lust or passions or sexual desires of either of the persons.

6. “Victim” means a person who is a victim of a sexual offense or an offense involving a pupil.
Added by Laws 1977, p. 1626. Amended by Laws 1979, p. 572; Laws 1991, p. 801; Laws 1995, p. 700; Laws 2009, c. 68, § 8, eff. May 11, 2009; Laws 2009, c. 300, § 1.1.