Nebraska Revised Statute 50-601

Chapter 50 Section 601

50-601.

Whiteclay Public Health Emergency Task Force; created; members.

(1) The Whiteclay Public Health Emergency Task Force is created.

(2) The task force shall consist of five voting members: The chairperson of the State-Tribal Relations Committee of the Legislature, an additional member of the State-Tribal Relations Committee of the Legislature, the chairperson of the Health and Human Services Committee of the Legislature or his or her designee, the chairperson of the Appropriations Committee of the Legislature or his or her designee, and the chairperson of the Judiciary Committee of the Legislature or his or her designee. The voting members of the task force shall choose a chairperson and vice-chairperson from among the voting members.

(3) The task force shall also include the following nonvoting, ex officio members: The executive director of the Commission on Indian Affairs or his or her designee, a public health expert, and a data analysis expert from the University of Nebraska Medical Center appointed by the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

(4) The task force shall consult with (a) advocacy groups that focus on public health issues and economic development issues, (b) academic experts in health care and economic development issues, (c) service providers, (d) educational institutions, (e) workforce development agencies, and (f) experts in public health issues for Native American people.