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54-745. Unburied carcasses; disposition by sheriff; expenses; owner liable.It is hereby made the duty of the sheriff of each county to cause to be buried the carcasses of any animal remaining unburied or otherwise disposed of after notice that any such carcass has remained unburied in violation of the provisions of section 54-744. The sheriff may enter upon any premises where any such carcass is for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this section and may cause such carcass to be buried on such premises, but no such carcass shall be buried within a distance of five hundred feet of any dwelling house or barn. The board of county commissioners or supervisors shall allow such sums for the services as it may deem reasonable, and such sums shall be paid to the persons rendering the services upon vouchers, as other claims against the county are paid. The owner of such animal shall be liable to the county for the expense of such burial, to be recovered in a civil action, unless the owner pays such expenses within thirty days after notice and demand therefor. SourceLaws 1927, c. 12, art. VIII, § 4, p. 92; C.S.1929, § 54-941; R.S.1943, § 54-745; Laws 1993, LB 267, § 10.

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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter54 > 54-745

54-745. Unburied carcasses; disposition by sheriff; expenses; owner liable.It is hereby made the duty of the sheriff of each county to cause to be buried the carcasses of any animal remaining unburied or otherwise disposed of after notice that any such carcass has remained unburied in violation of the provisions of section 54-744. The sheriff may enter upon any premises where any such carcass is for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this section and may cause such carcass to be buried on such premises, but no such carcass shall be buried within a distance of five hundred feet of any dwelling house or barn. The board of county commissioners or supervisors shall allow such sums for the services as it may deem reasonable, and such sums shall be paid to the persons rendering the services upon vouchers, as other claims against the county are paid. The owner of such animal shall be liable to the county for the expense of such burial, to be recovered in a civil action, unless the owner pays such expenses within thirty days after notice and demand therefor. SourceLaws 1927, c. 12, art. VIII, § 4, p. 92; C.S.1929, § 54-941; R.S.1943, § 54-745; Laws 1993, LB 267, § 10.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter54 > 54-745

54-745. Unburied carcasses; disposition by sheriff; expenses; owner liable.It is hereby made the duty of the sheriff of each county to cause to be buried the carcasses of any animal remaining unburied or otherwise disposed of after notice that any such carcass has remained unburied in violation of the provisions of section 54-744. The sheriff may enter upon any premises where any such carcass is for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this section and may cause such carcass to be buried on such premises, but no such carcass shall be buried within a distance of five hundred feet of any dwelling house or barn. The board of county commissioners or supervisors shall allow such sums for the services as it may deem reasonable, and such sums shall be paid to the persons rendering the services upon vouchers, as other claims against the county are paid. The owner of such animal shall be liable to the county for the expense of such burial, to be recovered in a civil action, unless the owner pays such expenses within thirty days after notice and demand therefor. SourceLaws 1927, c. 12, art. VIII, § 4, p. 92; C.S.1929, § 54-941; R.S.1943, § 54-745; Laws 1993, LB 267, § 10.

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