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Nebraska Revised Statutes Chapter 24. Courts § 24-711. Retired judge;  statement of facts;  contents;  false or fraudulent actions;  prohibited acts;  penalty;  denial of benefits

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(1) Any judge who retires under the provisions of section 24-708 or 24-709, or his or her guardian, shall give to the board a statement of facts which shall include an accurate record of all service claimed by such judge, his or her compensation when he or she last served as a judge, the amount of contributions he or she has made to the fund, the amount of benefits he or she is receiving or shall be entitled to receive under the Nebraska and federal old-age and survivors insurance acts, designation of beneficiary, and any other information the board may request. The board shall determine the accuracy of all pertinent facts claimed and may call a hearing to determine any or all matters necessary in order to determine the amount of the annuity to which such judge is entitled. After obtaining all facts it deems necessary, the board shall render its decision as to the amount of the annuity, if any, to which such judge shall be entitled.

(2) Any person who, knowing it to be false or fraudulent, presents or causes to be presented a false or fraudulent claim or benefit application, any false or fraudulent proof in support of such a claim or benefit, or false or fraudulent information which would affect a future claim or benefit application to be paid under the retirement system for the purpose of defrauding or attempting to defraud the retirement system shall be guilty of a Class II misdemeanor. The retirement board shall deny any benefits that it determines are based on false or fraudulent information and shall have a cause of action against the member to recover any benefits already paid on the basis of such information.

A. On or after July 1, 2007, every individual who seeks employment or is currently employed as a private investigations employee or who provides services on a contract basis to a private investigation company shall file an application for registration as a private investigations employee with the department.

B. The department shall issue a registration for a private investigations employee to an individual who files a completed application accompanied by the required fees and who submits satisfactory evidence that the applicant:

(1) is at least twenty-one years of age;

(2) is of good moral character;

(3) possesses a high school diploma or its equivalent;

(4) has successfully completed an examination as required by department rule;

(5) has not been convicted of a felony involving an intentional violent act or the illegal use or possession of a deadly weapon and has not been found to have violated professional ethical standards;

(6) shall be employed by, or shall contract with a private investigation company to provide investigation services for, a private investigation company, under the direct control and supervision of a private investigator;  and

(7) meets other requirements set forth in rules of the department.

C. If the contract or employment of a private investigations employee with a private investigation company terminates for any reason, the registration of the individual as a private investigations employee immediately terminates.  The private investigations employee shall turn over the employee's registration to the private investigation company upon ceasing employment with that company.

D. A private investigation company shall notify the department within thirty days from the date of termination of employment of a private investigations employee of the employment termination and return the employee's registration to the department.

Cite this article: - Nebraska Revised Statutes Chapter 24. Courts § 24-711. Retired judge;  statement of facts;  contents;  false or fraudulent actions;  prohibited acts;  penalty;  denial of benefits - last updated January 01, 2019 |

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