Mike Hilgers

Nebraska Attorney General

Attorney General Opinions

Opinions of the Attorney General are prepared in response to a specific legal question from a state agency or state official in instances where that agency or official has need of a legal opinion in the performance of their duties.  The Attorney General may provide an opinion to state legislators on a question relating to proposed or pending legislation, or when the opinion request “pertains directly to the performance of some function or duty by the Legislature itself.”  (Op. Att’y Gen. No. 157 (December 20, 1985) at 1.)  The Attorney General may also provide opinions to county attorneys when the question posed relates to “all criminal matters and in matters relating to the public revenue.”  Neb. Rev. Stat. § 84-205(3) (2014).  Attorney General Opinions issued after 1989 are available below.

The Attorney General is not authorized to give opinions to local governmental officials or private citizens.

Number Date Title PDF
91026 4/5/1991 Constitutionality of LB 718 as Amended - Legislative Authorization of Parimutuel Wagering on the Results of Horseraces by Means of "Telephonic Wagering" or Through "Teleracing Facilities" PDF icon 91026
91025 4/4/1991 Qualification of Physicians as Health Care Providers Under the Nebraska Hospital-Medical Liability Act PDF icon 91025
91023 4/3/1991 Credit Card Banks PDF icon 91023
91024 4/3/1991 Constitutionality of Amendment of the Definition of Real Property for Tax Purposes under LB 1115 in Light of Natural Gas Pipeline Co. v. State Bd. of Equal., 237 Neb. 357, ___ N.W.2d ___ (1991) PDF icon 91024
91022 3/28/1991 County Fund Deposits PDF icon 91022
91021 3/27/1991 Whether LB 143 as proposed would violate Art. VII Sec. 5 of the Nebraska Constitution because the fees collected would not be used to support schools PDF icon 91021
91020 3/25/1991 Appropriation of Funds for Reimbursement of Expenses Incurred in the Reburial of American Indian Remains Pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 12-1208 (1990 Cum. Supp.) PDF icon 91020
91019 3/21/1991 Constitutionality of LB 695, Authorizing refusal of motor vehicle registration due to outstanding distress warrants PDF icon 91019
91018 3/20/1991 Constitutionality of legislative act providing state income tax deductions for certain educational expenses incurred by individuals whose dependent(s) attend nonprofit public or private elementary or secondary schools in Nebraska PDF icon 91018
91017 3/18/1991 Distribution of Payments Based on Gross Revenues Made by Public Power Districts under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 70-651.04 (Reissue 1990) PDF icon 91017