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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter16 > 16-226

16-226. Billiard halls;bowling alleys; disorderly houses; gambling; desecration of Sabbath.A city of the first class by ordinance may regulate, prohibit,and suppress unlicensed tippling shops, billiard tables, and bowling alleys,may restrain houses of prostitution, opium joints, dens, and other disorderlyhouses and practices, games, gambling houses, desecration of the Sabbath day,commonly called Sunday, and may prohibit all public amusements, shows, exhibitions,or ordinary business pursuits upon such day, all lotteries, all fraudulentdevices and practices for the purpose of obtaining money or property, allshooting galleries except asprovided in the Nebraska Shooting Range Protection Act, and allkinds of public indecencies, except that nothing in this section shall beconstrued to apply to bingo, lotteries, lotteries by the sale of pickle cards,or raffles conducted in accordance with the Nebraska Bingo Act, the NebraskaLottery and Raffle Act, the Nebraska Pickle Card Lottery Act, the NebraskaSmall Lottery and Raffle Act, or the State Lottery Act. SourceLaws 1901, c. 18, § 48, XXXIII, p. 254; R.S.1913, § 4842; C.S.1922, § 4010; C.S.1929, § 16-227; R.S.1943, § 16-226; Laws 1986, LB 1027, § 188; Laws 1991, LB 849, § 61; Laws 1993, LB 138, § 63; Laws 2009, LB503, § 13. Cross ReferencesNebraska Bingo Act, see section 9-201.Nebraska Lottery and Raffle Act, see section 9-401.Nebraska Pickle Card Lottery Act, see section 9-301.Nebraska Shooting Range Protection Act, see section 37-1301.Nebraska Small Lottery and Raffle Act, see section 9-501.State Lottery Act, see section 9-801. AnnotationsUnder the terms of a prior act, the Legislature authorized cities to prohibit, or to license, the keeping of billiard and pool tables for hire, and to provide a fine for the violation thereof. In re Langston, 55 Neb. 310, 75 N.W. 828 (1898).