Nebraska Revised Statute 2-507
Cultivator, processor-handler, and broker license applications; issuance; minimum qualifications; denial of license; hearing.
(1) The department shall receive and process all completed license applications and issue licenses to all qualified applicants. The department shall deny cultivator, processor-handler, and broker license applications if they are incomplete or deficient or if the applicant does not meet minimum qualifications, including, but not limited to:
(a) The applicant, if an individual, is at least eighteen years of age;
(b) The site registered by the applicant is located in this state;
(c) The applicant has no unpaid fees or fines owed to the state under the Nebraska Hemp Farming Act;
(d) The applicant has not had a cultivator, processor-handler, or broker license revoked in the five years preceding the date of application;
(e) The applicant has not been deemed ineligible:
(i) At any time under this section;
(ii) In the five years preceding the date of application under section 2-511; or
(iii) In the ten years preceding the date of application under section 2-512; or
(f) Any individual listed in the application for a cultivator, processor-handler, or broker license has not been convicted of a felony related to a controlled substance under either state or federal law within the preceding ten years.
(2) If an application is incomplete or deficient, the department shall, in a timely manner, notify the applicant in writing describing the reason or reasons and request additional information. If such application is not corrected or supplemented within thirty days after the department's request, the department shall deny the application.
(3) Any person who intentionally and materially falsifies any information contained in an application under the Nebraska Hemp Farming Act shall be ineligible to obtain a license to operate as a cultivator, processor-handler, or broker.
(4) A person aggrieved by the denial of a license may request a hearing pursuant to section 2-513.