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1929 Neb. Laws 674, An Act Prohibiting the Sale, Possession and Transportation of Machine Guns within the State of Nebraska; and Prescribing Penalties for the Violation of the Provisions Hereof, ch. 190, §§ 1-2.

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§ 1. Machine Guns – Sale Unlawful – Penalty – It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, its or their agents or servants, to sell or cause to be sold or otherwise to dispose of any machine gun to any person in the ...

§ 1. Machine Guns – Sale Unlawful – Penalty – It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, its or their agents or servants, to sell or cause to be sold or otherwise to dispose of any machine gun to any person in the State of Nebraska, except officers of the law, agents of the United States government, or agents of the law enforcement department of the State of Nebraska. If any person, firm or corporation, or its or their agents or servants violate any of the provisions of this section, they shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined in a sum not less than one thousand dollars nor more than ten thousand dollars. § 2. U.S. Army and National Guard Exempt – It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, except officers of the law, soldiers of the United States Army, or officers and enlisted men of the National Guard of this state, to transport any machine gun on any highway within this state, or to have in possession for any unlawful purpose any machine gun. Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a felony and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the state penitentiary for not less than one year nor more than ten years.

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1907 Neb. Laws 498-99, An Act Creating and Defining Burglary with Explosives, and Providing Penalties for the Violation Thereof, ch. 165, §§ 1, 2.

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§ 1. Any person who brakes [sic] and enters, either by day or by night, any building, whether inhabited or not, and opens or attempts to open any vault, safe or other secure place, by the use of nitroglycerine, dynamite, gunpowder, or any other ex...

§ 1. Any person who brakes [sic] and enters, either by day or by night, any building, whether inhabited or not, and opens or attempts to open any vault, safe or other secure place, by the use of nitroglycerine, dynamite, gunpowder, or any other explosive, with intent to steal or injure the property of another, shall be deemed guilty of burglary with explosives. § 2. Any person duly convicted of burglary with explosives shall be sentenced to the penitentiary for life or for any term not less than twenty years.

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1901 Neb.Laws 154, An Act, to Incorporate Cities of the First Class, Having Less Than Forty Thousand and More Than Twenty-Five Thousand Inhabitants and Regulating Their Duties, Powers and Governments, ch. 17, § 33.

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To regulate or prohibit the transportation and keeping of gun powder, oils or other combustible and explosive articles.

1901 Neb. Laws 372, An Act, to Protect Fish, and Game . . . within the State of Nebraska, and to Provide Penalties for the Violation Thereof . . . , Art. II, ch. 36, § 4, pt. 8.

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No game shall be pursued, taken, wounded or killed in the night, nor with a steel or hard pointed bullet, nor with any weapon other than an ordinary shoulder gun or pistol, nor shall any fish be taken or killed except in the ordinary manner with a line...

No game shall be pursued, taken, wounded or killed in the night, nor with a steel or hard pointed bullet, nor with any weapon other than an ordinary shoulder gun or pistol, nor shall any fish be taken or killed except in the ordinary manner with a line and rod, and the hook or hooks baited with natural or artificial bait[.]

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1901 Neb. Laws 141, An Act, to Incorporate Cities of the First Class Having a Population of More Than Forty Thousand (40,000) and Less Than One Hundred Thousand (100,000) Inhabitants . . . , ch. 16, § 129, pt. 55.

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Disorderly Assemblies – Concealed Weapons, Combustibles. – To prohibit riots, routs, noise, or disorderly assemblies; to prevent use of fire arms, rockets, powder, fire works, or other dangerous and combustible material; carrying of conceal...

Disorderly Assemblies – Concealed Weapons, Combustibles. – To prohibit riots, routs, noise, or disorderly assemblies; to prevent use of fire arms, rockets, powder, fire works, or other dangerous and combustible material; carrying of concealed weapons; to arrest, punish, fine or set at work on streets or elsewhere vagrants and persons found without visible means of support, or legitimate business; to regulate and prevent the transportation of gun powder or combustible articles, tar, pitch, rosin, coal, oil, benzine [sic], turpentine, hemp, cotton, nitroglycerine, dynamite, petroleum or its products, or other explosives or inflammables; use of lights in stables, shops or other places, building of bonfires[.]

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Compiled Ordinances of the City of Fairfield, Clay County, Nebraska Page 34, Image 34 (1899) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Ordinance No. 20, An Ordinance to Prohibit the Carrying of Concealed Weapons and Fixing a Penalty for the violations of the same. Be it ordained by the Mayor and Council of the City of Fairfield, Nebraska: § 1. It shall be unlawful for any person ...

Ordinance No. 20, An Ordinance to Prohibit the Carrying of Concealed Weapons and Fixing a Penalty for the violations of the same. Be it ordained by the Mayor and Council of the City of Fairfield, Nebraska: § 1. It shall be unlawful for any person to carry upon his person any concealed pistol, revolver, dirk, bowie knife, billy, sling shot, metal knuckles, or other dangerous or deadly weapons of any kind, excepting only officers of the law in the discharge or their duties; and any person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof, shall be subject to the penalty hereinafter provided. § 2. Any such weapon or weapons, duly adjudged by the Police Judge of said city to have been worn or carried by any person in violation of the first section of this ordinance, shall be forfeited or confiscated to the City of Fairfield and shall be so adjudged.

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1897 Neb. Laws 162, An Act To Amend . . . Compiled Statutes of 1895 for the Government of Cities, ch. 14, § 24, pt. 38.

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To . . . regulate and prevent the transportation of gun powder or other explosives or combustible articles, tar, pitch, rosin, coal, oil, benzine [sic], turpentine, hemp, cotton, nitroglycerine, dynamite, petroleum, or any other productions thereof and...

To . . . regulate and prevent the transportation of gun powder or other explosives or combustible articles, tar, pitch, rosin, coal, oil, benzine [sic], turpentine, hemp, cotton, nitroglycerine, dynamite, petroleum, or any other productions thereof and other materials of like nature[.]

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1895 Neb. Laws 210, Laws of Nebraska Relating to the City of Lincoln, An Ordinance Regulating and Prohibiting the Use of Fire-arms, Fire-works and Cannon in the City of Lincoln . . . Prescribing Penalties for Violation of the Provisions of This Ordinance, and Repealing Ordinances in Conflict Herewith, Art. XVI, § 6.

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The Mayor may grant to so many and such persons as he may think proper, licenses to carry concealed weapons, and may revoke any and all of such licenses at his pleasure. Every such license shall state the name, age, occupation, and residence, of the pe...

The Mayor may grant to so many and such persons as he may think proper, licenses to carry concealed weapons, and may revoke any and all of such licenses at his pleasure. Every such license shall state the name, age, occupation, and residence, of the person to whom granted, and shall be good for one year. A fee of fifty cents shall be paid therefor to the City Treasurer, and by him placed in the police fund.

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1895 Neb. Laws 237-38, Laws of Nebraska Relating to the City of Lincoln, An Ordinance Regulating and Prohibiting the Use of Fire-arms, Fire-works and Cannon in the City of Lincoln . . . Prescribing Penalties for Violation of the Provisions of This Ordinance, and Repealing Ordinances in Conflict Herewith, Art. XXVI, §§ 2, 5.

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§ 2. No person shall sell, loan, or furnish, to any minor, any gun, fowling-piece, or other fire-arm, within the limits of the city, under penalty of a fine of fifty dollars for each offense. § 5. It shall be unlawful for any parent, guardian...

§ 2. No person shall sell, loan, or furnish, to any minor, any gun, fowling-piece, or other fire-arm, within the limits of the city, under penalty of a fine of fifty dollars for each offense. § 5. It shall be unlawful for any parent, guardian, or other person having the care and custody of any minor, to purchase for or give to any such minor or knowingly to permit any minor to have any toy pistol, toy gun, or other toy arm or arms, or sling shot, out of which any leaden or other dangerous missiles may be discharged. Any such person so offending shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined in any amount not exceeding twenty dollars, and stand committed until such fine and costs are paid and secured.

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1895 Neb. Laws 233, Laws of Nebraska Relating to the City of Lincoln, An Ordinance Regulating and Prohibiting the Use of Fire-arms, Fire-works and Cannon in the City of Lincoln . . . Prescribing Penalties for Violation of the Provisions of This Ordinance, and Repealing Ordinances in Conflict Herewith, Art. XXV, § 17.

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No person shall keep, sell, or give away any gunpowder or guncotton in any quantity without permission in writing signed by the Chief of Fire Department and City Clerk, and sealed with the corporate seal, under a penalty of twenty-five dollars for ever...

No person shall keep, sell, or give away any gunpowder or guncotton in any quantity without permission in writing signed by the Chief of Fire Department and City Clerk, and sealed with the corporate seal, under a penalty of twenty-five dollars for every offense: Provided, any person may keep for his own defense a quantity of gunpowder or guncotton not exceeding one pound.

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