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West's Revised Statutes of Nebraska Annotated. Chapter 17. Cities of the Second Class And Villages. Article 5. General Grant of Power.

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Citation: NE ST 17-526

Citation: Neb. Rev. St. 17-526


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 02/2013

Summary:   This Nebraska statute provides that second-class cities and villages may, by ordinance, impose a license tax for each dog or other animal and cause the destruction of any dog or other animal when the owner or harborer shall refuse or neglect to pay such license.  Such municipality may regulate, license, or prohibit the running at large of dogs and other animals and guard against injuries or annoyances therefrom and authorize the destruction of the same when running at large contrary to the provisions of any ordinance. 


Statute in Full:

Second-class cities and villages may, by ordinance entered at large on the proper journal or record of proceedings of such municipality, impose a license tax in an amount which shall be determined by the governing body of such second-class city or village for each dog or other animal, on the owners and harborers of dogs and other animals, and enforce the same by appropriate penalties, and cause the destruction of any dog or other animal, for which the owner or harborer shall refuse or neglect to pay such license tax. Any licensing provision shall comply with subsection (2) of section 54-603 for service animals. Such municipality may regulate, license, or prohibit the running at large of dogs and other animals and guard against injuries or annoyances therefrom and authorize the destruction of the same when running at large contrary to the provisions of any ordinance.

Source: Laws 1879, § 69, X, p. 213; Laws 1881, c. 23, § 8, X, p. 175; Laws 1885, c. 20, § 1, X, p. 165; Laws 1887, c. 12, § 1, X, p. 294; Laws 1899, c. 14, § 1, p. 79; R.S.1913, § 5116; C.S.1922, § 4289; C.S.1929, § 17-438; R.S.1943, § 17-526; Laws 1959, c. 59, § 2, p. 253; Laws 1976, LB 515, § 1; Laws 1981, LB 501, § 4; Laws 1997, LB 814, § 5; Laws 2008, LB806, § 4. Effective date July 18, 2008.

 



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