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Updated: 
July 14, 2020

171.085. Limitations for felonies

Except as otherwise provided in NRS 171.080, 171.083, 171.084 and 171.095, and section 1 of this act, an indictment for:

1. Theft, robbery, burglary, forgery, arson, sex trafficking, a violation of NRS 90.570, a violation punishable pursuant to paragraph (c) of subsection 3 of NRS 598.0999 or a violation of NRS 205.377 must be found, or an information or complaint filed, within 4 years after the commission of the offense.

2. Sexual assault must be found, or an information or complaint filed, within 20 years after the commission of the offense.

3. Any felony other than the felonies listed in subsections 1 and 2 must be found, or an information or complaint filed, within 3 years after the commission of the offense.