New Nebraska Law Aims to Keep Poor People Out of Jail | Nebraska News | US News

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/nebraska/articles/2017-05-28/new-nebraska-law-aims-to-keep-poor-people-out-of-jail

person who fails to pay a fine in time appear before a judge instead of automatically sitting out the fine in jail. Judges could choose to dismiss the fine or assign up to 20 hours of community service instead, and the rate for sitting out a fine would increase from $90 to $150 a day.

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