§ 81-2701 Act, how cited
§ 81-2702 Purpose of act
§ 81-2703 Terms, defined
§ 81-2704 Allegation of wrongdoing; investigation; confidentiality; report; Public Counsel or official; duties
§ 81-2705 Employee protections
§ 81-2706 Employee protections; Public Counsel; powers and duties
§ 81-2707 Employee protections; preliminary finding of violation; hearings; relief authorized; appeal; presumption; attorney’s fees
§ 81-2708 Allegation of wrongdoing or violation of employee protection; official; powers
§ 81-2709 Employee; cause of action authorized; attorney’s fees; presumption
§ 81-2710 Intentional misuse of act; disciplinary action
§ 81-2711 Employee rights and responsibilities; notice required

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes > State Government Effectiveness 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
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • Attorney: shall mean attorney at law. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.