Nebraska Revised Statute 17-556

Chapter 17 Section 556

17-556.

Public safety; firearms; explosives; riots; regulation.

Cities of the second class and villages shall have power to prevent and restrain riots, routs, noises, disturbances, or disorderly assemblages; to regulate, prevent, restrain, or remove nuisances in residential parts of municipalities and to designate what shall be considered a nuisance; to regulate, punish, and prevent the discharge of firearms, rockets, powder, fireworks, or any other dangerous combustible material in the streets, lots, grounds, alleys, or about or in the vicinity of any buildings; to regulate, prevent, and punish the carrying of concealed weapons, except the carrying of a concealed handgun in compliance with the Concealed Handgun Permit Act; and to arrest, regulate, punish, fine, or set at work on the streets or elsewhere all vagrants and persons found without means of support or some legitimate business.

Source

  • Laws 1879, § 69, XXV, p. 216;
  • Laws 1881, c. 23, § 8, XXV, p. 184;
  • Laws 1885, c. 20, § 1, XXV, p. 175;
  • Laws 1887, c. 12, § 1, XXV, p. 303;
  • R.S.1913, § 5130;
  • C.S.1922, § 4305;
  • C.S.1929, § 17-454;
  • R.S.1943, § 17-556;
  • Laws 2009, LB430, § 4.

Cross References

  • Concealed Handgun Permit Act, see section 69-2427.

Annotations

  • Cited but not discussed. City of Syracuse v. Farmers Elevator, Inc., 182 Neb. 783, 157 N.W.2d 394 (1968).

  • Power to "designate" what may be a public nuisance does not give a municipality the right to prohibit house-to-house solicitation of sales of merchandise. Jewel Tea Company v. City of Geneva, 137 Neb. 768, 291 N.W. 664 (1940).