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Legal Information: Nebraska

State Gun Laws

October 30, 2020

What is the definition of a felony?

A felony under federal law is a crime that is punishable by a prison sentence of more than one year.1  Nebraska state law has various felony crimes, all with different sentences, some of which may be less than one year.2  To read the various classes of felonies in Nebraska, go to our NE Statutes page.

1 18 USC § 3559
2 NE R.S. § 28-105