Conducting Criminal Record Checks in Nebraska
Employers in Nebraska are permitted or required to conduct criminal record checks in accordance with these rules.
Persons who work the developmentally disabled and do not hold a professional license must undergo a criminal background record check. The requirement covers persons who work for either state-operated services or private businesses that contract with the state.
Individuals must file a complete set of fingerprints with the state patrol. The state patrol will make its own search and transmit the fingerprints to the FBI for a national check.
A commercial driver's licensee must notify his or her employer of a driver violation or any suspension, revocation or cancellation of a commercial driver's license or disqualification from driving due to driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.