17-120. Public morals; powers; restrictions.

A city of the second class shall have the power to restrain, prohibit, and suppress houses of prostitution, gambling and gambling houses, and other disorderly houses and practices, and all kinds of public indecencies, and all lotteries or fraudulent devices and practices for the purpose of obtaining money or property, except that nothing in this section shall be construed to apply to bingo, lotteries, lotteries by the sale of pickle cards, or raffles conducted in accordance with the Nebraska Bingo Act, the Nebraska Lottery and Raffle Act, the Nebraska Pickle Card Lottery Act, the Nebraska Small Lottery and Raffle Act, or the State Lottery Act. The city may license, regulate, or prohibit billiard halls and billiard tables, pool halls and pool tables, and bowling alleys.

Source:Laws 1879, § 39, I, p. 201; Laws 1881, c. 24, § 1, p. 194; R.S.1913, § 5014; Laws 1917, c. 99, § 1, p. 263; C.S.1922, § 4183; C.S.1929, § 17-122; R.S.1943, § 17-120; Laws 1986, LB 1027, § 189; Laws 1991, LB 849, § 62; Laws 1993, LB 138, § 64; Laws 2017, LB133, § 16.
Effective Date: August 24, 2017

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