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54-611. Dogs in countieshaving a population of 80,000 inhabitants or more; convictions; dispositionof offending dog; costs.In counties having a populationof eighty thousand or more inhabitants and cities of the first class containedin such counties, if upon final hearing the defendant is adjudged guilty ofany violation of section 54-601 or 54-608, the court may, in addition to thepenalty provided in section 54-613, order such disposition of the offendingdog as may seem reasonable and proper. Disposition includes sterilization,seizure, permanent assignment of the dog to a court-approved animal shelter or animal rescue as such terms are defined insection 28-1018, or destruction of the dog in an expeditious and humane manner.Reasonable costs for such disposition are the responsibility of the defendant. SourceLaws 1961, c. 268, § 5, p. 787;Laws 1988, LB 630, § 4; Laws 1988, LB 801, § 2;Laws 2008, LB1055, § 11; Laws 2010, LB910, § 4.AnnotationsBecause restitution is imposed as punishment and is part of the criminal sentence, a dispositional order pursuant to this section is akin to a sentencing order, and an appellate court reviews the order for an abuse of discretion. State v. Dittoe, 269 Neb. 317, 693 N.W.2d 261 (2005).The provision in this section that allows the court to order disposition of an offending dog is similar to section 29-2280, which allows a court to order restitution to the victim of a crime. State v. Dittoe, 269 Neb. 317, 693 N.W.2d 261 (2005).

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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter54 > 54-611

54-611. Dogs in countieshaving a population of 80,000 inhabitants or more; convictions; dispositionof offending dog; costs.In counties having a populationof eighty thousand or more inhabitants and cities of the first class containedin such counties, if upon final hearing the defendant is adjudged guilty ofany violation of section 54-601 or 54-608, the court may, in addition to thepenalty provided in section 54-613, order such disposition of the offendingdog as may seem reasonable and proper. Disposition includes sterilization,seizure, permanent assignment of the dog to a court-approved animal shelter or animal rescue as such terms are defined insection 28-1018, or destruction of the dog in an expeditious and humane manner.Reasonable costs for such disposition are the responsibility of the defendant. SourceLaws 1961, c. 268, § 5, p. 787;Laws 1988, LB 630, § 4; Laws 1988, LB 801, § 2;Laws 2008, LB1055, § 11; Laws 2010, LB910, § 4.AnnotationsBecause restitution is imposed as punishment and is part of the criminal sentence, a dispositional order pursuant to this section is akin to a sentencing order, and an appellate court reviews the order for an abuse of discretion. State v. Dittoe, 269 Neb. 317, 693 N.W.2d 261 (2005).The provision in this section that allows the court to order disposition of an offending dog is similar to section 29-2280, which allows a court to order restitution to the victim of a crime. State v. Dittoe, 269 Neb. 317, 693 N.W.2d 261 (2005).

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter54 > 54-611

54-611. Dogs in countieshaving a population of 80,000 inhabitants or more; convictions; dispositionof offending dog; costs.In counties having a populationof eighty thousand or more inhabitants and cities of the first class containedin such counties, if upon final hearing the defendant is adjudged guilty ofany violation of section 54-601 or 54-608, the court may, in addition to thepenalty provided in section 54-613, order such disposition of the offendingdog as may seem reasonable and proper. Disposition includes sterilization,seizure, permanent assignment of the dog to a court-approved animal shelter or animal rescue as such terms are defined insection 28-1018, or destruction of the dog in an expeditious and humane manner.Reasonable costs for such disposition are the responsibility of the defendant. SourceLaws 1961, c. 268, § 5, p. 787;Laws 1988, LB 630, § 4; Laws 1988, LB 801, § 2;Laws 2008, LB1055, § 11; Laws 2010, LB910, § 4.AnnotationsBecause restitution is imposed as punishment and is part of the criminal sentence, a dispositional order pursuant to this section is akin to a sentencing order, and an appellate court reviews the order for an abuse of discretion. State v. Dittoe, 269 Neb. 317, 693 N.W.2d 261 (2005).The provision in this section that allows the court to order disposition of an offending dog is similar to section 29-2280, which allows a court to order restitution to the victim of a crime. State v. Dittoe, 269 Neb. 317, 693 N.W.2d 261 (2005).

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