Nebraska Revised Statute 83-1222

Chapter 83


Hearing; rights of parties; hearing officer; production of evidence.

Any party at a hearing conducted pursuant to section 83-1219 shall have the right to:

(1) Be accompanied and advised by counsel and by individuals with special knowledge or training with respect to the needs of persons with developmental disabilities;

(2) Present evidence and confront, cross-examine, and compel the attendance of witnesses;

(3) Prohibit the introduction of any evidence at the hearing that has not been disclosed to that party at least five days before the hearing;

(4) Obtain a written or electronic verbatim record of the hearing; and

(5) Obtain written findings of fact and decisions from the director.

The hearing officer may also produce evidence on his or her own motion.