Notice of Rule Making Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (NCBVI) will hold a rule-making hearing pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 84-907 on the 13th day of September, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. CT, to be held at NCBVI Office, Lincoln District Conference Room, 4600 Valley Road, Lincoln, Nebraska.   

The purpose of the hearing is to take testimony and evidence about amendment of Title 192, Chapter 1, entitled “Scope of Services and Cost Containment”; Title 192, Chapter 2, entitled “Review of Vocational Rehabilitation Determinations”; Title 192, Chapter 3, entitled “Blind Vendor Program”; and Title 192, Chapter 4, entitled “Workplace Policies”.

Draft copies of the proposed rules are available at the offices of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, Room 343, State Capitol, Lincoln, NE 68509.  There is no expected fiscal impact from amending these regulations. 

All interested persons are invited to attend and testify orally or by written submission at the hearing.  Interested persons may also submit written comments prior to the hearing which will be made part of the hearing record at the time of hearing if received by NCBVI five (5) days before the hearing.  If auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in the hearing, please call Kathy Stephens at 402-471-8101 no later than ten (10) days before the hearing.