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USA Statutes : nevada

      1.  Except in the due course of trade, it is unlawful for any
dealer in dynamite, nitroglycerine, gunpowder or other high explosive to
dispose of, transfer or sell to any person, in any unusual manner, an
excessive amount of such commodities.

      2.  A record shall be kept by all dealers in such commodities of
all such sales of the same made by them, showing the purpose for which
the same is to be used and to whom sold.

      3.  No such sale of such commodities shall be made to any person
except upon a signed order delivered to the merchant dealing in the same,
stating the purpose and use to which the same is to be put.

      4.  Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be
guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

      [1911 C&P § 309; RL § 6574; NCL § 10257] + [1911 C&P § 310; RL §
6575; NCL § 10258]
 Every person who makes or possesses
any explosive or combustible substance in any city or town, or carries it
through the streets thereof in a quantity or manner prohibited by law or
by ordinance of such municipality, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

      [Part 1911 C&P § 300; RL § 6565; NCL § 10248]—(NRS A 1971, 1460;
1979, 1482)
 Every person who, by
careless, negligent or unauthorized use or management of any explosive or
combustible substance, injures or causes injury to the person or property
of another is guilty of a misdemeanor.

      [Part 1911 C&P § 300; RL § 6565; NCL § 10248]—(NRS A 1971, 1460;
1979, 1482)
 Every person who offers
for sale, or who delivers to any warehouseman, dock, depot or common
carrier any package, cask or can containing benzine, gasoline, naphtha,
nitroglycerine, dynamite, powder or other explosive or combustible
substance, without having printed thereon in a conspicuous place in large
letters the word “Explosive,” is guilty of a misdemeanor.

      [1911 C&P § 301; RL § 6566; NCL § 10249]—(NRS A 1971, 1460; 1979,
 A person
who maliciously places any explosive substance or material in, upon,
under, against or near any building, car, vessel, railroad track or
structure, in such a manner or under such circumstances as to destroy or
injure the same if exploded, 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 2 years and a maximum term of not more than 10 years.

      [1911 C&P § 486; RL § 6751; NCL § 10433]—(NRS A 1967, 590; 1995,

      1.  Whenever there is filed with the board of county commissioners
of any county a petition signed by 10 percent of the residents of any
town or incorporated city within the county, the 10 percent to be
computed from the number of persons paying taxes in the town or
incorporated city according to the last preceding assessment roll,
praying that the storage of gunpowder, explosive or combustible materials
be prohibited within the limits of such town or city, the board shall, at
the meeting of such board when the petition is filed, make and enter on
the minutes of its proceedings an order prohibiting the storage of
explosives or combustible materials within such distance of the town or
city as the board may deem safe and proper, but the distance named in the
order for such storage shall not be less than one-fourth of a mile from
the limits of the town or city.

      2.  The order mentioned in subsection 1 to be made by the board may
be published by the clerk of the board of county commissioners for 2
weeks successively in some newspaper published and printed in the town or
city to which the order applies, or a copy of the order shall be posted
conspicuously in three public places in the town or city. The publication
or posting shall constitute due notice to all concerned.

      3.  This section does not prohibit or prevent:

      (a) The storage by any person, firm or corporation within the limit
prescribed by the order of any board, of not more than 100 pounds of
black and smokeless gunpowder or rifle powder, and not more than 500
gallons of kerosene oil.

      (b) The keeping within such limit of shotgun or rifle shells and
cartridges and cartridge percussion caps by any business firm or

      (c) The storing of powder underground in mines.

      4.  Any board of county commissioners, or any member thereof,
failing, neglecting or refusing to comply with all of the provisions of
subsection 1 is guilty of a misdemeanor, and proceedings shall at once be
instituted by the district attorney, or may be instituted by any citizen
of the county against such board, or against any member thereof. Such
conviction shall ipso facto remove such board, or any member thereof so
convicted, from office. Notice of the vacancy thereby created shall be
certified by the district attorney to the Governor. Within 20 days from
the receipt of such notice, the Governor shall make appointments to fill
such vacancy as may be created.

      5.  Any person, firm, company or corporation continuing to store
any explosive or combustible materials within the limit prescribed by
such order and notice, after 2 weeks subsequent to the giving of notice,
or after 3 weeks subsequent to the making of such order, is guilty of a

      [1:101:1905; RL § 1946; NCL § 2885] + [2:101:1905; RL § 1947; NCL §
2886] + [3:101:1905; RL § 1948; NCL § 2887]—(NRS A 1967, 591; 1971, 1460;
1979, 1482)

      1.  Any person who discharges any bullet, projectile or ammunition
of any kind which is tracer or incendiary in nature on any grass, brush,
forest or crop-covered land is guilty of a misdemeanor.

      2.  This section does not apply to:

      (a) Any member of the Armed Forces of the United States or the
Nevada National Guard while such member is on active duty;

      (b) Any law enforcement officer of this state or the United States;

      (c) The possession or use of such ammunition on land owned or
leased by the United States when possessed or used at the direction of an
authorized official of the United States.

      (Added to NRS by 1967, 1078; A 1971, 1461; 1979, 1483)

USA Statutes : nevada