Nevada

In 2007, the Nevada legislature repealed mandatory sentencing enhancements and expanded “good time” eligibility for certain offenses.

How You Can Advocate for Sentencing Reform in Your State

You can do several things to work toward reforming your state’s sentencing laws – go to our get involved page to find out how.

Encourage your state lawmakers to support mandatory minimum sentencing reform. Be sure to connect with FAMM and other sentencing reformers on Facebook, Twitter, and by signing up for our email list.

Sentencing/Criminal Justice Reform Groups in this State:


April 12, 2017

There are 23 marijuana bills this session. What’s in them?

Via The Nevada Independent  After voters authorized recreational marijuana in November, Nevada lawmakers are discussing a raft of legislation to fill in the details of the new environment. Here are some key themes running through 23 marijuana-related bills this session, and how they overlap with one another: Marijuana taxation policy and ways to spend new revenue:… Read more »


March 17, 2017

Nevada bill would vacate sentences for some marijuana-related convictions

Originally seen in TVN A Nevada bill would do away with the sentences of defendants who were convicted of possessing an ounce or less of recreational marijuana before it became legal on Jan. 1 this year. Assemblyman William McCurdy II introduced Assembly Bill 259 this week to the Assembly’s Committee on Corrections, Parole and Probation in… Read more »