Full Statute Name:  Chapter 37. Game and Parks. Article 5. Regulations and Prohibited Acts. (g) Hunt Through the Internet.

Share |
Primary Citation:  Neb. Rev. St. § 37-571, 37-572, 37-573 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  January, 2018 Alternate Citation:  NE ST § 37-571, 37-572, 37-573 Date Adopted:  2016
Summary:

These statute prohibits internet hunting and the hosting of internet hunting within the state of Nebraska. Any person who violates subsection (1) or subsection (2) of section 37-572 is guilty of a Class II misdemeanor.

Statute Text: 

37-571. Hunt through the Internet, defined

For purposes of sections 37-571 to 37-573, hunt through the Internet means to hunt living wildlife in real time using Internet services to remotely control actual firearms and to remotely discharge live ammunition.

Credits

Laws 2007, LB 504, § 2.

 

37-572. Hunt through the Internet; prohibited acts; confiscation and forfeiture of contraband

(1) No person shall hunt through the Internet.

(2) No person shall host hunting through the Internet or otherwise enable another person to hunt through the Internet.

(3) Any conservation officer or any person specifically employed or designated by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service may offer to host or otherwise enable another person to hunt through the Internet for the sole purpose of obtaining evidence of a violation of this section.

(4) Any firearm, computer, equipment, appliance, or conveyance used in violation of this section is contraband and shall be confiscated and forfeited to the state upon seizure by law enforcement authorities.

Credits

Laws 2007, LB 504, § 3.

 

37-573. Violations; penalty

(1) Any person who violates subsection (1) of section 37-572 is guilty of a Class II misdemeanor, shall pay a fine of not less than two hundred fifty dollars for a first offense and not less than five hundred dollars for each subsequent offense, and shall not hunt, fish, or trap in this state for a period of not less than one year from the date of sentencing.

(2) Any person who violates subsection (2) of section 37-572 is guilty of a Class II misdemeanor and shall pay a fine of not less than two hundred fifty dollars for a first offense and not less than five hundred dollars for each subsequent offense. Each unlawful transaction, offer, or transfer of wildlife for any consideration, or possession of contraband described in section 37-572 with the intent to transact, offer, or transfer wildlife for any consideration in connection with hunting through the Internet is a separate offense. Any person who violates subsection (2) of section 37-572 shall not hunt, fish, or trap for a period of not less than one year from the date of sentencing.

Credits

Laws 2007, LB 504, § 4.

 

Share |