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83-381. Terms, defined.As used in sections 83-217, 83-218, and 83-381 to 83-390, unless the context otherwise requires:(1) Person with mental retardation means any person of subaverage general intellectual functioning which is associated with a significant impairment in adaptive behavior;(2) Department means the Department of Health and Human Services or such person or agency within the Department of Health and Human Services as the chief executive officer of the department may designate; and(3) Residential facility means an institution specified under section 83-217 to provide residential care by the State of Nebraska for persons with mental retardation. SourceLaws 1969, c. 816, § 1, p. 3064; Laws 1986, LB 1177, § 47; Laws 1996, LB 1044, § 952; Laws 2007, LB296, § 798.