Nebraska Revised Statute 71-2096
Chapter 71 Section 2096
Interference with enforcement; penalty.
(1) Any person who prevents or interferes with or attempts to impede in any way any duly authorized representative of the department in the lawful enforcement of sections 71-2084 to 71-2096 shall be guilty of a Class IV misdemeanor. For purposes of this subsection, lawful enforcement includes, but is not limited to, (a) contacting or interviewing any resident or patient of a health care facility in private at any reasonable hour and without advance notice, (b) examining any relevant books or records of a health care facility, or (c) preserving evidence of any violations of sections 71-2084 to 71-2096.
(2) The county attorney of the county in which the health care facility is located or the Attorney General may be requested by the department to initiate prosecution.
- Laws 1983, LB 274, § 7;
- R.S.1943, (1990), § 71-6007;
- Laws 1995, LB 406, § 72;
- Laws 2007, LB296, § 522.