Nebraska Legislative Research Division
The Legislative Research Division is monitored by Legislative Council.
The Legislative Research Division was formed in 1937.
The Legislative Research Division handles all requests for legislative research from legislators, committees, and their respective staffs. Also, they prepare all memos and reports related to research requests.
A legislative library is maintained by the Legislative Research Division. The library disseminates all information to legislative staff.
Performance Audit section
The Legislative Research Division is responsible for supervising the Performance Audit Section of the Nebraska Legislature. The purpose of the Performance Audit Section handles all audits of legislative programs in the State of Nebraska to see if they are effective in its mission. Also, how they carry out legislative intent is measured.
In January 2014, the Performance Audit committee voted to conduct a pre-audit of the state’s corrections’ department after an Omaha man was accused of killing four Omahans within weeks of being released from prison in 2013.
- Nebraska Budget Office, "2009-2010 Leigslative Council Budget"
- Nebraska Legislature, "Legislative Research Division"(See 1st Statement)
- Nebraska Legislature, "Legislative Research Division"(See Services Offered)
- Nebraska Legislature, "Performance Audit Committee"
- WatchDog.org, "Lawmakers to audit prison treatment programs," January 22, 2014