1445 K St
Lincoln, NE 68509
Sessions: 2 Years (odd-even)
Convenes: Jan (Wed after 1st Mon)
Odd Years: 90 legislative days
Even Years: 60 legislative days
During Session: 5 days except Sun
After Session: 5 days after adj
Pocket Veto: No
Nebraska Constitution Art IV Sec 15
3 months after adj except emergency
Nebraska Constitution Art III Sec 27
Wolves, skunks, all felines, and all bears: BANS except for a zoo, park, refuge, wildlife area, and nature center owned or operated by a government agency, AZA, ZAA, or those who raise bobcats or Canada lynx for their fur under a captive wildlife permit
(Nebraska Rev. Statutes 37-477 (2)).
Exotic animal auctions and swap meets are regulated under the Exotic Animal Auction and Swap Meet Act. (LB 884, 3/28/2014)
Wild birds and mammals: Captive born species listed in title 163, chapter 4-008-01(b) are legal under a permit, but bobcats and Canada lynx may only be held for commercial purposes. Exempt are zoos, parks, refuges, wildlife areas, government nature centers, and USDA circuses.
(Nebraska Rev. Statutes 37-202 to 37-247, 37-477 to 37-482; 163 Nebraska Admin Code Ch. 1-006, Ch. 4-008)
BANS Asian raccoon dogs, San Juan rabbits, white-tailed deer, red deer, mule deer, hybrids and wild pigs, except mule deer possessed before July 24, 2002.
Hybrid dogs: Require rabies vaccination within one year after vaccine is USDA approved except research facilities and those being imported for less than 30 days.
(Nebraska Rev. Statutes 71-4401 to 77-4412)
Requires a permit and Certificate of Veterinary Examination. Species listed in 008-08A may be imported, along with wildlife headed to an AZA facility, government agency facility, USDA exhibitor prior to January 1, 2006, or USDA circus or directly transported through Nebraska.
(Nebraska Rev. Statutes 37-524, 37-547 to 37-550; 23 Nebraska Admin Code Ch. 2; 163 Nebraska Admin Code Ch. 4-008)