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48-1,118. Cost-benefit analysis and review of Laws 1993, LB 757; reports.
On January 1, 1997, the Governor shall direct the Director of Insurance and the Commissioner of Labor to conduct and complete a cost-benefit analysis and a review of the effectiveness of the changes made by Laws 1993, LB 757, to control or reduce the cost of workers' compensation premiums. Information for the study may be elicited from interested persons and from the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court. The director and the commissioner shall submit a report, which may include recommendations for further legislation, to the chairperson of the Business and Labor Committee of the Legislature, the Clerk of the Legislature, and the Governor by October 1, 1997. The Business and Labor Committee of the Legislature shall hold a public hearing on the study and shall submit a report to the Legislature by December 1, 1997. The Governor or the Legislature, by resolution, may require a similar study in 1999 and every two years thereafter. Any report submitted to the committee and the Clerk of the Legislature shall be submitted electronically.