Nebraska Revised Statute 47-903

Chapter 47


Terms, defined.

For purposes of the Office of Inspector General of the Nebraska Correctional System Act, the following definitions apply:

(1) Administrator means a person charged with administration of a program, an office, or a division of the department or administration of a private agency;

(2) Department means the Department of Correctional Services;

(3) Director means the Director of Correctional Services;

(4) Division of Parole Supervision means the division created pursuant to section 83-1,100;

(5) Inspector General means the Inspector General of the Nebraska Correctional System appointed under section 47-904;

(6) Malfeasance means a wrongful act that the actor has no legal right to do or any wrongful conduct that affects, interrupts, or interferes with performance of an official duty;

(7) Management means supervision of subordinate employees;

(8) Misfeasance means the improper performance of some act that a person may lawfully do;

(9) Obstruction means hindering an investigation, preventing an investigation from progressing, stopping or delaying the progress of an investigation, or making the progress of an investigation difficult or slow;

(10) Office means the office of Inspector General of the Nebraska Correctional System and includes the Inspector General and other employees of the office;

(11) Private agency means an entity that contracts with the department or contracts to provide services to another entity that contracts with the department; and

(12) Record means any recording in written, audio, electronic transmission, or computer storage form, including, but not limited to, a draft, memorandum, note, report, computer printout, notation, or message, and includes, but is not limited to, medical records, mental health records, case files, clinical records, financial records, and administrative records.