Legal Information: Nebraska
Updated: November 10, 2022
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)
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