Nebraska Revised Statute 14-137

Chapter 14 Section 137


Ordinances; how enacted.

The enacting clause of all ordinances shall be as follows: Be it ordained by the city council of the city of ........... . All ordinances of the city shall be passed pursuant to such rules and regulations as the council may prescribe; Provided, upon the passage of all ordinances the yeas and nays shall be entered upon the record of the city council, and a majority of the votes of all the members of the council shall be necessary to their passage. No ordinance shall be passed within a week after its introduction, except the general appropriation ordinances for salaries and wages.


  • Laws 1921, c. 116, art. I, § 36, p. 418;
  • C.S.1922, § 3524;
  • C.S.1929, § 14-137;
  • R.S.1943, § 14-137.


  • An ordinance pending and previously twice read may be passed at special meeting, call for which specifies consideration of ordinance. National Life Ins. Co. v. City of Omaha, 73 Neb. 41, 102 N.W. 73 (1905).