Nebraska Revised Statute 85-1917

85-1917

85-1917.

Commission; duties; rules and regulations.

(1) The commission shall:

(a) Supervise the issuance of public information concerning the Nebraska Opportunity Grant Act; and

(b) Establish a reasonable and fair appeal procedure for students adversely affected by the actions of the commission or an eligible postsecondary educational institution in the distribution of funds or granting of awards pursuant to the act.

(2) The commission may adopt and promulgate rules and regulations necessary to carry out the act, including such rules and regulations for maintenance of fiscal controls and fund accounting procedures as may be necessary to assure proper disbursement of funds and to assure that the eligible postsecondary educational institutions, as agents of the commission, have complied with the act. Such rules and regulations shall be developed in cooperation with representatives of eligible postsecondary educational institutions and shall be designed, to the extent consistent with requirements of the act, to minimize the administrative burden on the eligible postsecondary educational institutions and the commission.