Nebraska Revised Statute 81-1821

Chapter 81


Application; requirements; exceptions; statute of limitations.

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, no order for the payment of compensation shall be entered under the Nebraska Crime Victim's Reparations Act unless the application has been submitted to the committee within two years after the date of the personal injury or death and the personal injury or death was the result of an incident or offense which had been reported to the police within three days of its occurrence or, if the incident or offense could not reasonably have been reported within that period, within three days of the time when a report could reasonably have been made.

(2) An application submitted by or for a victim of sexual assault, domestic assault, child abuse, or sex trafficking is not subject to the three-day reporting requirement in subsection (1) of this section if, prior to submitting the application the:

(a) Applicant or victim has reported such crime to the police;

(b) Applicant or victim has obtained a protection order related to such incident or offense; or

(c) Victim has presented for a forensic medical exam.