Nebraska Revised Statute 50-1404
Legislature's Planning Committee; powers.
In order to fulfill its duties, the Legislature's Planning Committee may:
(1) Hold public hearings;
(2) Obtain data and information from state agencies, the University of Nebraska, and private entities that contract with the state;
(3) Contract for assistance, including consultants, with the approval of the Executive Board of the Legislative Council; and
(4) Exercise any other authority or powers as granted from time to time by the executive board.