§ 38-101 Act, how cited
§ 38-102 Legislative findings
§ 38-103 Purposes of act
§ 38-104 Existing rules, regulations, licenses, certificates, and legal and administrative proceedings; how treated
§ 38-105 Definitions, where found
§ 38-106 Active addiction, defined
§ 38-107 Alcohol or substance abuse, defined
§ 38-108 Board, defined; no board established by statute; effect
§ 38-109 Business, defined
§ 38-110 Certificate, defined
§ 38-111 Consumer, defined
§ 38-112 Course of study, defined
§ 38-113 Credential, defined
§ 38-114 Department, defined
§ 38-115 Dependence, defined
§ 38-116 Director, defined
§ 38-117 Inactive credential, defined
§ 38-117.01 Low-income individual, defined
§ 38-117.02 Military families, defined
§ 38-118 License, defined
§ 38-118.01 Military spouse, defined
§ 38-119 Profession, defined
§ 38-120 Registry, defined
§ 38-120.01 Telehealth, defined
§ 38-120.02 Telemonitoring, defined
§ 38-120.03 Young worker, defined
§ 38-121 Practices; credential required
§ 38-122 Credential; form
§ 38-123 Record of credentials issued under act; department; duties; contents
§ 38-124 Credential holder’s advertisement; contents; credential; availability; identity of profession or business
§ 38-125 Certification and verification of credentials
§ 38-126 Rules and regulations; board and department; adopt
§ 38-127 Statutes, rules, and regulations; availability; duty of department
§ 38-128 Legislative intent; department review of credentialed professions and businesses
§ 38-129 Issuance of credential; qualifications
§ 38-129.01 Temporary credential to military spouse; issuance; period valid
§ 38-130 Credential; application; contents
§ 38-131 Criminal background check; when required
§ 38-132 Examinations; application; fees
§ 38-133 Approved courses of study; approval required
§ 38-134 Examinations; oral or practical; approval of national or other examination
§ 38-135 Examinations; time and place
§ 38-136 Examinations; passing score; reexaminations
§ 38-137 Examinations; records maintained; eligibility
§ 38-138 Inspection of business by department
§ 38-139 Inspection of business by State Fire Marshal or local fire prevention personnel
§ 38-140 Report of unauthorized practice or unauthorized operation of business; investigation; cease and desist order; violation; penalty
§ 38-141 Inspector or investigator; appointment by department
§ 38-142 Credential; expiration date; renewal; reinstatement; inactive status
§ 38-143 Credential to engage in business; renewal; procedure; notice of expiration
§ 38-144 Credential; failure to pay fees; failure to meet continuing competency requirement; effect
§ 38-145 Continuing competency requirements; board; duties
§ 38-146 Continuing competency requirements; compliance; waiver; audits
§ 38-147 Credential; reinstatement; application; department; powers
§ 38-148 Credential; suspended, revoked, or other limitations; apply for reinstatement; when
§ 38-149 Application for reinstatement of credential for profession with board; when considered and acted upon; hearing; when allowed; procedure; appeal
§ 38-150 Application for reinstatement of credential for profession without board; department; procedure; hearing; when allowed; appeal
§ 38-151 Credentialing system; administrative costs; how paid; patient safety fee
§ 38-152 Base costs of credentialing
§ 38-153 Variable costs of credentialing
§ 38-154 Adjustments to the cost of credentialing
§ 38-155 Credentialing fees; establishment and collection
§ 38-156 Administrative and other fees; amount
§ 38-157 Professional andOccupational Credentialing Cash Fund; created; use; investment
§ 38-158 Boards; appointment; vacancy
§ 38-159 Board; application; professional member; state association or society recommendation
§ 38-160 Board; member; removal; procedure; grounds
§ 38-161 Boards; purpose; duties; advisory committees or bodies authorized
§ 38-162 Boards; membership
§ 38-163 Boards; members; term
§ 38-164 Boards; professional members; qualifications
§ 38-165 Boards; publicmembers; qualifications
§ 38-166 Initial board subject to act; additional qualifications for members
§ 38-167 Boards; designated;change in name; effect
§ 38-168 Boards; conflict of interest
§ 38-169 Board; organization
§ 38-170 Board; business; how transacted
§ 38-171 Board; advisory committee or body; compensation; limitation; expenses
§ 38-172 Board; national organization or related meetings; attendance
§ 38-173 Board; liability; exemption; when
§ 38-174 Department; responsibilities; costs; how paid
§ 38-175 Licensee Assistance Program; authorized; participation; immunity from liability; confidentiality; referral; limitation
§ 38-176 Director; jurisdiction of proceedings; grounds for denial of credential
§ 38-177 Disciplinary actions; terms, defined
§ 38-178 Disciplinary actions; grounds
§ 38-179 Disciplinary actions; unprofessional conduct, defined
§ 38-180 Disciplinary actions; evidence of discipline by another state or jurisdiction
§ 38-181 Initial credential to operate business; renewal of credential; denial by department; powers of department
§ 38-182 Disciplinary actions; credential tooperate business; grounds
§ 38-183 Credential issued by department; temporary suspension or limitation; notice and hearing not required; when; duration
§ 38-184 Credential; disciplinary actions; time when taken
§ 38-185 Credential; denial; refuse renewal; notice; hearing
§ 38-186 Credential; discipline; petition by Attorney General; hearing; department; powers and duties
§ 38-187 Credential; discipline; petition; form; other pleadings
§ 38-188 Credential; discipline; hearing; time; place
§ 38-189 Credential; discipline; hearing; notice; how served
§ 38-190 Petition for disciplinary action; disposition prior to order; methods; Attorney General; duties
§ 38-191 Credential; disciplinary action; hearing; failure to appear; effect
§ 38-192 Credential; disciplinary action; director; sanctions; powers
§ 38-193 Credential; disciplinary action; partial-birth abortion; director; powers and duties
§ 38-194 Credential; disciplinary action; costs; how taxed
§ 38-195 Credential; disciplinary action; costs; when not collectible; how paid
§ 38-196 Credential; disciplinary action; sanctions authorized
§ 38-197 Credential; disciplinary action; additional terms and conditions of discipline
§ 38-198 Civil penalty; manner of collection; attorney’s fees and costs; disposition
§ 38-199 Credential; disciplinary action; suspension; effect
§ 38-1,100 Credential; disciplinary action; revocation; effect
§ 38-1,101 Contested cases; chief medical officer; duties
§ 38-1,102 Appeal; procedure
§ 38-1,103 Consultant to department from board; authorized
§ 38-1,104 Complaint; decision not to investigate; notice; review; notice to credential holder; when
§ 38-1,105 Investigations; department; progress reports to appropriate board; board review; board; powers and duties; review by Attorney General; meetings in closed session
§ 38-1,106 Reports, complaints, and records not public records; limitations on use; prohibited disclosure; penalty; application material; how treated; confidentiality
§ 38-1,107 Violations; department; Attorney General; powers and duties; applicability of section
§ 38-1,108 Referral to board; assurance of compliance; recommendation
§ 38-1,109 Credential holder; voluntarily surrender or limit credential; department; powers; written order of director; violation of terms and conditions; effect
§ 38-1,110 Complaint alleging dependence or disability; director; investigation; report; review by board; finding; effect
§ 38-1,111 Credential; disciplinary action because of physical or mental disability; duration; when issued, returned, or reinstated; manner
§ 38-1,112 Refusal to submit to physical or mental examination or chemical dependency evaluation; effect
§ 38-1,113 Disciplinary action involving dependence or disability; appeal
§ 38-1,114 Practicing profession or business without credential; injunction
§ 38-1,115 Prima facie evidence of practice without being credentialed; conditions
§ 38-1,116 Practicing without credential; operating business without credential; administrative penalty; procedure; disposition; attorney’s fees and costs
§ 38-1,117 False impersonation; fraud; aiding and abetting; use of false documents; penalty
§ 38-1,118 General violations; penalty; second offenses; penalty
§ 38-1,119 Certain professions and businesses; sections applicable; initial credential; renewal of credential; denial or refusal to renew; department; powers
§ 38-1,120 Certain professions and businesses; disciplinary actions; grounds; advice of board; notice; hearing; director; decision; review
§ 38-1,121 Certain professions and businesses; disciplinary actions; confidentiality; immunity
§ 38-1,122 Certain professions and businesses; disciplinary actions; emergency; department; powers; hearing; director; decision; review
§ 38-1,123 Certain professions and businesses; disciplinary actions; costs; how paid
§ 38-1,124 Enforcement; investigations; violations; credential holder; duty to report; cease and desist order; violation; penalty; loss or theft of controlled substance; duty to report
§ 38-1,125 Credential holder except pharmacist intern and pharmacy technician; incompetent, gross negligent, or unprofessional conduct; impaired or disabled person; duty to report
§ 38-1,126 Report; confidential; immunity; use of documents
§ 38-1,127 Health carefacility, peer review organization, or professional association; violations;duty to report; confidentiality; immunity; civil penalty
§ 38-1,128 Peer review committee; health practitioners; immunity from liability; when
§ 38-1,129 Insurer; report violation to department; confidentiality
§ 38-1,130 Insurer; report to department; form; confidentiality
§ 38-1,131 Insurer; report to department; when
§ 38-1,132 Insurer; alternative reports authorized; supplemental report
§ 38-1,133 Insurer; failure to make report or provide information; penalty
§ 38-1,134 Insurer; reports; disclosure restricted; confidentiality
§ 38-1,135 Insurer; immunity from liability
§ 38-1,136 Violation of credential holder-consumer privilege; sections, how construed
§ 38-1,137 Clerk of county or district court; report convictions and judgments of credentialed person; Attorney General or prosecutor; duty
§ 38-1,138 Complaint; investigation; confidentiality; immunity; department; powers and duties
§ 38-1,139 Violations; prosecution; duty of Attorney General and county attorney
§ 38-1,140 Consultation withlicensed veterinarian; conduct authorized
§ 38-1,141 Military education, training, or service; department; acceptance for credential
§ 38-1,142 Report to department; discrimination or retaliation prohibited; action for relief authorized
§ 38-1,143 Telehealth; provider-patient relationship; prescription authority; applicability of section
§ 38-1,144 Schedule II controlled substance or other opiate; practitioner; duties
§ 38-1,145 Opiates; legislative findings; limitation on certain prescriptions; practitioner; duties

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes > Chapter 38 > Uniform Credentialing Act

  • Action: shall include any proceeding in any court of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Action shall: include any proceeding in any court of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Active addiction: means current physical or psychological dependence on alcohol or a substance, which dependence develops following the use of alcohol or a substance on a periodic or continuing basis. See Nebraska Statutes 38-106
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Alcohol or substance abuse: means a maladaptive pattern of alcohol or substance use leading to clinically significant impairment or distress as manifested by one or more of the following occurring at any time during the same twelve-month period:

    (1) Recurrent alcohol or substance use resulting in a failure to fulfill major role obligations at work, school, or home. See Nebraska Statutes 38-107

  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attorney: shall mean attorney at law. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • Business: means a person engaged in providing services listed in subsection (3) of section 38-121 . See Nebraska Statutes 38-109
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Certificate: means an authorization issued by the department that gives a person the right to use a protected title that only a person who has met specific requirements may use. See Nebraska Statutes 38-110
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Company: shall include any corporation, partnership, limited liability company, joint-stock company, joint venture, or association. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Confidential information: means information protected as privileged under applicable law. See Nebraska Statutes 38-177
  • Consumer: means a person receiving health or health-related services or environmental services and includes a patient, client, resident, customer, or person with a similar designation. See Nebraska Statutes 38-111
  • Consumer means a person receiving health or health-related services or environmental services and: includes a patient, client, resident, customer, or person with a similar designation. See Nebraska Statutes 38-111
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: means a plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere or non vult contendere made to a formal criminal charge or a judicial finding of guilt irrespective of the pronouncement of judgment or the suspension thereof and includes instances in which the imposition or the execution of sentence is suspended following a judicial finding of guilt and the defendant is placed on probation. See Nebraska Statutes 38-177
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Course of study: means a program of instruction necessary to obtain a credential meeting the requirements set out for each profession in the appropriate practice act and rules and regulations and includes a college, a professional school, a vocational school, hours of training, or a program of instruction with a similar designation. See Nebraska Statutes 38-112
  • Course of study means a program of instruction necessary to obtain a credential meeting the requirements set out for each profession in the appropriate practice act and rules and regulations and: includes a college, a professional school, a vocational school, hours of training, or a program of instruction with a similar designation. See Nebraska Statutes 38-112
  • Credential: means a license, certificate, or registration. See Nebraska Statutes 38-113
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Division of Public Health of the Department of Health and Human Services. See Nebraska Statutes 38-114
  • Dependence: means a maladaptive pattern of alcohol or substance use, leading to clinically significant impairment or distress, as manifested by three or more of the following occurring at any time in the same twelve-month period:

    (1) Tolerance as defined by either of the following:

    (a) A need for markedly increased amounts of alcohol or the substance to achieve intoxication or desired effect. See Nebraska Statutes 38-115

  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: means the Director of Public Health of the Division of Public Health or his or her designee. See Nebraska Statutes 38-116
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Domestic: when applied to corporations shall mean all those created by authority of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Inactive credential: means a credential which the credential holder has voluntarily placed on inactive status and by which action has terminated the right to practice or represent himself or herself as having an active credential. See Nebraska Statutes 38-117
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • License: means an authorization issued by the department to an individual to engage in a profession or to a business to provide services which would otherwise be unlawful in this state in the absence of such authorization. See Nebraska Statutes 38-118
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Low-income individual: means an individual enrolled in a state or federal public assistance program, including, but not limited to, the medical assistance program established pursuant to the Medical Assistance Act, the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, or whose household adjusted gross income is below one hundred thirty percent of the federal income poverty guideline or a higher threshold to be set by the Licensure Unit of the Division of Public Health of the Department of Health and Human Services. See Nebraska Statutes 38-117.01
  • Magistrate: shall include judge of the county court and clerk magistrate. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Magistrate shall: include judge of the county court and clerk magistrate. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Military families: means active duty service members in the armed services of the United States, military spouses, honorably discharged veterans of the armed services of the United States, spouses of such honorably discharged veterans, and unremarried surviving spouses of deceased service members of the armed services of the United States. See Nebraska Statutes 38-117.02
  • Military spouse: means the spouse of an active duty service member in the armed forces of the United States. See Nebraska Statutes 38-118.01
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nothing in this section: shall be construed to exclude determination of additional conduct that is unprofessional by adjudication in individual contested cases. See Nebraska Statutes 38-179
  • Oath: shall include affirmation in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Oath shall: include affirmation in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Pattern of incompetent or negligent conduct: means a continued course of incompetent or negligent conduct in performing the duties of the profession. See Nebraska Statutes 38-177
  • Person: shall include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Person shall: include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Petit jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Process: shall mean a summons, subpoena, or notice to appear issued out of a court in the course of judicial proceedings. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Profession: means any profession or occupation named in subsection (1) or (2) of section 38-121 . See Nebraska Statutes 38-119
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Registry: means a list of persons who offer a specified service or activity. See Nebraska Statutes 38-120
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to different states of the United States shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories organized by Congress. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Sworn: shall include affirmed in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Telehealth: means the use of medical information electronically exchanged from one site to another, whether synchronously or asynchronously, to aid a credential holder in the diagnosis or treatment of a patient. See Nebraska Statutes 38-120.01
  • Telemonitoring: means the remote monitoring of a patient's vital signs, biometric data, or subjective data by a monitoring device which transmits such data electronically to a credential holder for analysis and storage. See Nebraska Statutes 38-120.02
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: shall include territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Violate: shall include failure to comply with. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Year: shall mean calendar year. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Young worker: means (1) for an initial credential under the Cosmetology, Electrology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, and Body Art Practice Act, except for a body art license, an applicant who is between the ages of seventeen and twenty-five years or (2) for an initial credential issued under any other provision of the Uniform Credentialing Act, including a body art license, an applicant who is between the ages of eighteen and twenty-five years. See Nebraska Statutes 38-120.03