Nebraska Revised Statute 81-2,236

Chapter 81 Section 2,236

81-2,236.

Director; contract and cooperate with federal government; expenditure of funds.

The Director of Agriculture may contract and cooperate with the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture in the management and control of (1) coyotes, bobcats, foxes, and other predatory animals listed in section 23-358 in this state that are injurious to livestock, poultry, and game animals and the public health, (2) black-tailed prairie dogs and other injurious commensal and field rodents, and (3) nuisance birds or other nuisance wildlife in accordance with organized and systematic plans of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture for the management and control of such animals. Supervision of the program shall be by the local representative of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. Expenditure of funds appropriated by the Legislature may not be made without the approval in writing by the director. The director in cooperation with the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture may enter into agreements with other governmental agencies and with counties, associations, corporations, or individuals when such cooperation is deemed to be necessary to promote the management and control of such predatory animals, black-tailed prairie dogs and other injurious commensal and field rodents, nuisance birds, or other nuisance wildlife.

Source

  • Laws 1965, c. 96, § 1, p. 413;
  • Laws 1967, c. 124, § 2, p. 399;
  • R.S.1943, (1983), § 23-609;
  • Laws 1987, LB 102, § 6;
  • Laws 2012, LB473, § 11.

Cross References

  • County animal damage control program, see sections 23-358 to 23-361.