Nebraska Revised Statute 43-3717
Chapter 43 Section 3717
The Legislature finds and declares that:
(1) The safety and well-being of abused and neglected children throughout the State of Nebraska should be of paramount concern to the state and its residents;
(2) Court appointed special advocate volunteers provide a unique and vital service to the children they represent and work to ensure the safety and well-being of abused and neglected children;
(3) Court appointed special advocate volunteers have provided, in many cases, the judges who adjudicate cases with essential information that has not only ensured the safety and well-being of abused and neglected children throughout Nebraska, but has also saved the state thousands of dollars; and
(4) Providing resources through a grant program will increase the savings to the state through court appointed special advocate programs.