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Public Hearing Department of Health & Human Services : LEGAL SERVICES

Date of Activity
Wednesday, 05/31/2023
Time of Activity
1:00 PM
State Office Building, Lower Level, Meadowlark Conf. Room 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE
  Location accessible to handicapped
Phone call information: 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662# The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on the adoption and repeal of the following regulations: The following chapter is proposed for ADOPTION: Title 395 NAC 7 State Ward Education Fund The proposed new chapter will move the relevant portions of the regulations currently found in Title 390 NAC 10, which is proposed for repeal. The adoption of this new chapter will remove duplicative statutory language from the regulations; update definitions; clarify the process in which schools can receive reimbursement for cost of education; establish time frame in which claims must be submitted; clarify which children the eligible entities can request reimbursement; add transportation costs for rates for reimbursement; set requirements for appeal rights; and remove guidance to agency staff and outdated language. The following regulation is proposed for REPEAL in its entirety. The relevant portions of this chapter are included in the proposed adoption of Title 395 NAC 7. Title 390 NAC 10 Educational Funds for Wards Program Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. 81-3117(7). To encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments. Interested persons may provide verbal comments in person or by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. Interested persons may attend the hearing and provide verbal or written comments, or mail, fax or email written comments, no later than the day of the hearing to: DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 (fax) or, respectively. A copy of the proposed changes is available online at, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, 1201 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508, or by calling (402) 471-2385. Auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations needed to participate in a hearing can be requested by calling (402) 471-8417. Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call DHHS via the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing.
Marge Respeliers Bauerly Paralegal I
DHHS Legal Services
Health & Human Services System
(402) 471-8417
(402) 742-2382
(800) 833-7352

Last Updated: Monday, 04/10/2023