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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 OR
DHHS.Regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively.

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, 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, Room 1305, State Capitol, Lincoln, NE, or by calling (402) 471-2385.

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If auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in a hearing, please call (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 two weeks before the hearing date. This notice is given in compliance with Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 84-907.

Public Hearings - Scroll Down to View Description of Hearing

Hearing DateSubject
1/9/2023
​Elligibility Requirements (470 NAC 2)

1/9/2023
​Maintenance Payments and Guardianship Accounts (479 NAC 1), Requirements for a Maintenance Payment for a Department Ward (479 NAC 2), and Requirements for a Maintenance Payment for Court and Tribal Wards (479 NAC 3)

1/10/2023
​Wholesale Drug Distributors (172 NAC 131), and Delegated Dispensing Permits (172 NAC 134)

1/10/2023
​Requirements for Radon and Radon Progeny Measurement and Mitigation Services (180 NAC 11)

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​January 9, 2023
10:00 A.M.
Nebraska State Office Building, LLA
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE

The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 470, Chapter 2 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Eligibility Requirements.  The proposed changes expand the Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) and Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) eligibility period from 8 months to 12 months of assistance for participants whose date of eligibility is on or after October 1, 2021.

Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7).

Interested persons may provide written comments by mail, fax, or email, no later than the day of the hearing to:  DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively.

In order 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 by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#.

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, 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.​​

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January 9, 2023
1:00 P.M.
Nebraska State Office Building, LLA
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE

The purpose of this hearing is to receive additional comments on the adoption of amendments to and repeal of the following regulations:

The following regulation is proposed for AMENDMENT:

Title 479 NAC 1Maintenance Payments and Guardianship Accounts

The proposed changes will streamline the regulations by removing any repeated statutory language from the regulations; removing any direction to agency staff from the regulations; and consolidating three chapters of regulations into one.  Other proposed changes include: updating definitions; incorporating and updating amendments to the provision related to supervised independent living and simplifying the requirements for the collection of overpayments.  In addition, the proposed changes also revise the methodology used to calculate mileage reimbursement to a payment determination tool for foster parents; update Department management of Guardianship accounts for state wards as required by federal law and Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-907; modify the stipend provided to children in independent living; and establish payment rates for costs associated with caring for a baby or minor child residing with a parent in foster care and payment rates for a baby or minor child living with a parent participating in Bridge to Independence.

The following regulation is proposed for REPEAL in its entirety. 

Title 479 NAC 2Requirements for a Maintenance Payment for a Department Ward

The following regulation is proposed for REPEAL in its entirety.  The relevant portions of this
chapter are included in the proposed amendment to 479 NAC 1.

Title 479 NAC 3Requirements for a Maintenance Payment for Court and Tribal Wards

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 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively.

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, 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.

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January 10, 2023
10:00 A.M.
Nebraska State Office Building, LLA
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE

The purpose of this hearing is to receive additional comments on the adoption of amendments to the following regulations:

172 NAC 131Wholesale Drug Distributors

The proposed changes remove all duplicative statutory language from the regulations and remove any repetitive regulatory language found in 172 NAC 10.  Proposed changes also include updating definitions; incorporating federal requirements regarding license applications and standards for engaging in wholesale drug distribution; and removing language prescribing procedures and other requirements for the Department. Additionally, clarification language was added.

172 NAC 134Delegated Dispensing Permits

The proposed changes remove all duplicative statutory language from the regulations and remove any repetitive regulatory language found in 172 NAC 10.  Other proposed changes include updating definitions; consolidating language; removing procedural language; revising the staffing requirements for delegated dispensing permits; updating all citations referring to statutes or other regulations; and restructuring the regulatory chapter.  Additionally, contract pharmacist was changed to delegating pharmacist; added new definition of approved formulary as provided in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 38-2881; removed required training hours; and modified language to allow for distribution to be made to an authorized recipient to facilitate the return.

Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7).

Interested persons may provide written comments by mail, fax, or email, no later than the day of the hearing to:  DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively.

In order 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 by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#.

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, 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.​​

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January 10, 2023
1:00 P.M.
Nebraska State Office Building, LLA
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE

The purpose of this hearing is to receive additional comments on proposed changes to Title 180, Chapter 11​ of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Requirements for Radon and Radon Progeny Measurement and Mitigation Services.  The proposed changes remove duplicate statutory, unnecessary, and inconsistent language from the regulations; update definitions and terminology; update operating requirements; specify examination and course provider requirements; establish mitigation installation standards and requirements; remove directions to agency staff; update formatting; correct punctuation; and restructure the regulatory chapter.  Additional proposed changes include removing special exemption requiring testing to 48 hours from 26 hours; updating electrical, fan, HVAC system, and measurement specialists' requirements; updating notifications to the Department, and primary label requirements; and adding clarification language.

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 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively.

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, 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.


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