§ 38-3401 Act, how cited
§ 38-3402 Definitions, where found
§ 38-3403 Active candidate, defined
§ 38-3404 Certification examination, defined
§ 38-3405 Genetic counseling, defined
§ 38-3406 Genetic counseling intern, defined
§ 38-3407 Genetic counselor, defined
§ 38-3408 National genetic counseling board,defined
§ 38-3409 National medical genetics board,defined
§ 38-3410 Physician, defined
§ 38-3411 Qualified supervisor, defined
§ 38-3412 State board, defined
§ 38-3413 Supervisee, defined
§ 38-3414 Supervision, defined
§ 38-3415 Scope of practice
§ 38-3416 License required
§ 38-3417 Act; persons exempt
§ 38-3418 Applicant; certification required
§ 38-3419 Reciprocity; individual practicing before January 1, 2013; licensure; qualification; military spouse; temporary license
§ 38-3420 Provisional license; requirements;renewal; expiration; conditions; application for extension; requirements
§ 38-3421 License required; use of titlesprohibited
§ 38-3422 Rules and regulations
§ 38-3423 Fees
§ 38-3424 Abortion counseling or referral;act; how construed; refusal to participate in counseling or referral; howtreated
§ 38-3425 Department; maintain directory

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes > Genetic Counseling Practice Act

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
  • Action: shall include any proceeding in any court of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Active candidate: means an individual who has (1) met the requirements established by the national genetic counseling board to take the national certification examination in general genetics or genetic counseling and (2) been granted active candidate status by the national genetic counseling board. See Nebraska Statutes 38-3403
  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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.
  • Certification examination: means the examination offered by either the national genetic counseling board or the national medical genetics board. See Nebraska Statutes 38-3404
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Genetic counseling: means the provision of services described in section 38-3415. See Nebraska Statutes 38-3405
  • Genetic counseling intern: means a student enrolled in a genetic counseling program accredited by the national genetic counseling board. See Nebraska Statutes 38-3406
  • Genetic counselor: means an individual licensed under the Genetic Counseling Practice Act. See Nebraska Statutes 38-3407
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • 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.
  • Mistrial: An invalid trial, caused by fundamental error. When a mistrial is declared, the trial must start again from the selection of the jury.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Physician: means an individual licensed under the Medicine and Surgery Practice Act to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery. See Nebraska Statutes 38-3410
  • 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.
  • Qualified supervisor: means a genetic counselor or a physician. See Nebraska Statutes 38-3411
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • 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
  • State board: means the Board of Medicine and Surgery. See Nebraska Statutes 38-3412
  • Supervisee: means an individual holding a provisional license issued under section 38-3420. See Nebraska Statutes 38-3413
  • Supervision: means the overall responsibility to assess the work of a supervisee, including regular meetings and chart review by a qualified supervisor pursuant to an annual supervision contract signed by the qualified supervisor and the supervisee which is on file with both parties. See Nebraska Statutes 38-3414
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: shall include territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Year: shall mean calendar year. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801