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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 26, 2018

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David Hudson, Communications and Legislative Services, (402) 471-4047
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March 12 Hearing Will Address Fees and Updates to Central Registry Checks
 
Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will hold a public hearing to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 390, Chapter 1 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC)—Juvenile Services and the adoption of the new Title 395, Chapter 2— Disclosure of Information.
 
The proposed changes will update and simplify regulations regarding Juvenile Justice youth remaining in the custody of the Department, allow the Department to implement a fee to conduct Adult and Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry checks pursuant to Legislative Bill 225 (2017), allow for increased information to be released to former wards, and establishes the requirements for the disclosure of child abuse and neglect central registry information.
 
The hearing will be held on Monday, March 12, at 1 p.m., CT, at the Nebraska State Office Building in Lincoln, Nebraska, 301 Centennial Mall South, lower level conference room A.
 
Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7).
 
Interested persons are invited to submit written comments or to attend and comment at the hearing. Written comments must be postmarked or received by 5 p.m., CT, the day of the hearing, and should be emailed to DHHS.Regulations@nebraska.gov, faxed to 402-742-2382, or sent to DHHS Legal Services, 301 Centennial Mall South, P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026.
 
The draft regulations can be found at www.sos.ne.gov.
 
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