(1) The uniform required by section 23-1717 shall be readily distinguishable from the uniform of other law enforcement agencies in the State of Nebraska and shall consist of:
(a) Brown felt hat, center crease in sheriff or western style;
(b) Brown straw hat, center crease in sheriff or western style;
(c) Chocolate brown color shirt with either long or short sleeves depending on season;
(d) Pink tan color trousers in appropriate seasonal weights;
(e) Pink tan color skirts in appropriate seasonal weights;
(f) Pink tan color necktie;
(g) Shoes or boots in the same color as the leather worn;
(h) Chocolate brown color service jacket, zipper front with badge holder;
(i) Hip-length year-round outer jacket, dark brown in color;
(j) Badge bearing state or state seal, rank, and county:
(i) Gold in color for sheriff and deputies of the rank of sergeant or above;
(ii) Silver in color for deputies under the rank of sergeant; and
(iii) Consisting of seven-point star;
(k) Collar ornaments:
(i) Gold for sheriff and deputies of the rank of sergeant or above; and
(ii) Silver for deputies under the rank of sergeant;
(l) Shoulder emblem to be worn on upper sleeve and include sheriff's department and county name - design optional;
(m) Leather to be either brown or black at the individual department's choice; and
(n) Brown winter cap with flap.
(2) Uniforms shall be purchased directly from the supplier or suppliers with whom the Department of Administrative Services has contracted.
(3) A committee from the Nebraska Sheriffs' and Peace Officers' Association shall assist the Department of Administrative Services in developing specifications and selecting material for the uniforms.