The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021. The State of Nebraska was allocated $1.04 billion of Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds, which in part may be used to address the public health emergency and negative economic impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Signed into law by Governor Pete Ricketts on April 13, 2022, various sections of Legislative Bill 1014e appropriates federal funds from the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds to the University of Nebraska to carry out specific programs and projects that are eligible under the final SLFRF rule adopted by the U.S. Department of Treasury.
Additionally, the University to Nebraska was appropriated federal funds from the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds under Legislative Bill 1068a, which was signed into law by Governor Pete Ricketts on April 18, 2022.
Per Nebraska Statute 84-901.03, guidance documents on each section of LB 1014e and LB 1068a that impact the University of Nebraska are listed below, by program or projects. These guidance documents are advisory in nature but are binding on the University of Nebraska until amended. A guidance document does not include internal procedural documents that only affect the internal operations of the agency and does not impose additional requirements or penalties on regulated parties or include confidential information or rules and regulations made in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act. If you believe that any of these guidance document impose additional requirements or penalties on regulated parties, you may request a review of the document(s).