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VI. Administration of Commission.

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   a. Counsel on Unauthorized Practice of Law. Neb. Ct. R. § 3-1013.

   i. The Counsel on Unauthorized Practice of Law (CUPL) shall be hired by the Nebraska Supreme Court and shall be an employee of the Court. The Court shall provide to the CUPL any additional staff support as approved by the Court. Neb. Ct. R. § 3-1013(D)(3).

   ii. The CUPL shall not be entitled to a vote on Commission matters.

   iii. The CUPL shall be responsible for the duties prescribed in the Court Rules, Neb. Ct. R. § 3-1013, and other duties as assigned by the Supreme Court or the Commission.

   iv. The CUPL shall send out notices of meetings of the Commission and prepare the preliminary agenda for each meeting.

   b. Budget. The CUPL, with the input of the Commission, shall prepare an annual budget for the performance of the Commission's activities. The Nebraska Supreme Court shall pay, from the UPL assessment mandated by Neb. Ct. R. §§ 3-1010(B) and 3-803(D), all expenses reasonably and necessarily incurred by the Commission. Members of the Commission shall be entitled to reimbursement for reasonable expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties.

   c. Letterhead. Use of Commission letterhead shall be limited to official business of the Commission and specifically shall not be used in connection with any political campaign or to support or oppose any public issue, or for personal or charitable purposes.

VI.a.i., iii., and iv.b. amendments approved December 3, 2013, effective April 1, 2014.

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