A permit holder must notify law enforcement if he or she is carrying a handgun if “contacted” by law enforcement or emergency services personnel.
A list of applicants, permit holders, and related information is available to federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.
Such information is otherwise confidential and is not public record.
It is unlawful for any person under 18 to possess a handgun or any other form of short-barreled hand firearm. Upon receipt of the application, the chief of police or sheriff shall, within 2 days, issue the certificate or furnish the applicant the specific reasons for the denial in writing.
Exempt from this prohibition are members of the armed forces and persons temporarily loaned such firearms for instruction under the immediate supervision of a parent or guardian or adult instructor. A certificate shall be issued if the applicant is 21 or older and is not prohibited by law from purchasing or possessing a handgun.
Nebraska only honors Iowa's Non-Professional Permit. MORE It is unlawful to carry a firearm in a state game refuge.
An exception is made for transporting firearms by highway or railroad through the refuge.
Nebraska State Patrol offices will begin to issue and accept Concealed Handgun Permits (“CHP”) on January 1, 2006.
Applicants will be issued a CHP provided that the applicant: A CHP holder may not carry a concealed handgun while consuming alcohol or while alcohol or any other controlled substance remains in the permit holder’s blood, urine, or breath (other than those substances lawfully obtained and therapeutically prescribed).
Any person denied a certificate, whose certificate is revoked, or who has not been issued a certificate upon expiration of the two-day period may appeal within 10 days of receipt of the denial or revocation to the county court of the applicant's place of residence.
The applicant shall file with the court the specific reasons for the denial or revocation by the chief of police or sheriff and a filing fee of .00 in lieu of any other filing fee required by law.
This prohibition does not apply to: members of the armed forces, peace officers or other duly authorized law enforcement officers when on duty or training; firearms which may lawfully be possessed by the person receiving instruction, for instruction under the immediate supervision of an adult instructor; or firearms contained within a private vehicle operated by a non-student adult which are not loaded and are encased or are in a locked firearm rack that is on a motor vehicle.