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Legal Information: Nebraska

State Gun Laws

Laws current as of December 18, 2023

What is the penalty for violating the state firearm law?

Under Nebraska law, if someone who is prohibited from possessing a firearm has one, it is a Class ID felony for a first offense and a Class IB felony for a second or subsequent offense.1 A class ID felony is punishable by a minimum of three years in prison and a maximum of 50 years in prison, while a class IB felony is punishable by a minimum of twenty years in prison and a maximum of life in prison.2

1 NE ST § 28-1206(3)(b)
2 NE ST § 28-105(1)