Hearing Schedule

Sunday February 26, 2017 to Saturday March 4, 2017

The order of the bills listed may not be the order in which they are heard that day in committee.

Monday February 27, 2017

Appropriations
Room 1524 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
Agency 51 University of Nebraska System
LB71 Pansing Brooks Change appropriations relating to the Nebraska Tree Recovery Program
LB242 Bolz Appropriate funds for the recruitment of students who study to become behavioral health professionals
LB302 Crawford State intent to appropriate funds for psychiatric and behavioral health medicine fellowships
LB303 Crawford Appropriate funds to the University of Nebraska to fund behavioral health internships
LB514 Bolz State intent to appropriate funds for a Justice Reinvestment Initiative Coordinator

Banking, Commerce and Insurance
Room 1507 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB324 Kolterman Adopt the Pharmacy Benefit Fairness and Transparency Act
LB604 Riepe Adopt the Nebraska Right to Shop Act and place duties on insurance carriers

Business and Labor
Room 2102 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB354 Kolowski Adopt the Wage Disclosure Act
LB211 Hansen Change the minimum wage for persons compensated by way of gratuities
LB244 Bolz Change provisions relating to mental injury and mental illness for workers' compensation
LB553 Lowe Provide for a nonelection of coverage under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act
LB507 Albrecht Eliminate the Farm Labor Contractors Act

Education
Room 1525 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB398 Wayne Provide requirements for public school districts relating to swimming activities
LB569 Friesen Establish the Community College Task Force and sunset community college levies
LB490 Walz Adopt the College Choice Grant Program Act

Nebraska Retirement Systems
Room 1510 - 4:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB31 Kolterman Change school retirement plan provisions relating to service credits
LB415 Kolterman Provide and change notification requirements and duties and benefits for certain retirement system members, change certain annuity and disability benefit provisions, and provide duties for school districts and the Public Employees Retirement Board relating to retirement

Transportation and Telecommunications
Room 1113 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB40 Hilkemann Prohibit use of an interactive wireless communication device by a school bus operator as prescribed
LB41 Hilkemann Change child passenger restraint system enforcement from a secondary to a primary offense
LB42 Hilkemann Change occupant protection system provisions for children and adopt certain federal safety provisions
LB279 Hilkemann Require lap-shoulder belts on school buses as prescribed
LB471 Kolowski Provide for enforcement of the prohibition against using a handheld wireless communication device as a primary action

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Appropriations
Room 1524 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
Agency 24 Motor Vehicles, Department of
Agency 48 Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
Agency 50 Nebraska State College System
Agency 83 Community College Aid

Banking, Commerce and Insurance
Room 1507 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB116 Harr Redefine automobile liability policy and change coverage provisions
LB66 Hansen Change provisions relating to stacking of coverage under the Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance Coverage Act
LB213 Hansen Add an unfair claims settlement practice under the Unfair Insurance Claims Settlement Practices Act
LB643 Krist Change automobile liability insurance and financial responsibility requirements

Education
Room 1525 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB521 Walz Change provisions related to early childhood education in the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act
LB511 Education Committee Change provisions for payment of educational costs for state wards and students in residential settings
LB512 Education Committee Change provisions related to education

Transportation and Telecommunications
Room 1113 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB627 Larson Provide for the operation of autonomous motor vehicles as prescribed
LB629 Larson Exempt certain commercial driver's license holders from hazardous waste endorsement requirements
LB587 Crawford Change provisions relating to school permits
LB82 Blood Require the Department of Motor Vehicles to include certain traffic stop safety information in the Nebraska Driver's Manual
LB357 Bolz Increase original certificate of title fees for vehicles transferred to Nebraska from another state and provide for voluntary contributions to brain injury programs

Urban Affairs
Room 1510 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB95 Crawford Change provisions relating to the Community Development Law and tax-increment financing
LB496 Stinner Define and redefine terms under the Community Development Law
LR16CA Wayne Constitutional amendment to allow cities and villages to pledge taxes relating to a redevelopment project for up to twenty years if area is extremely blighted

Wednesday March 1, 2017

Appropriations
Room 1003 - 9:30 AM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB580 McDonnell Appropriate funds for the Office of Violence Prevention
Agency 21 State Fire Marshal
Agency 31 Military Department
Agency 35 Liquor Control Commission, Nebraska
Agency 64 State Patrol, Nebraska
Agency 78 Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

Government, Military and Veterans Affairs
Room 1507 - 9:15 AM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB75 Wayne Provide for restoration of voting rights upon completion of a felony sentence or probation for a felony
LB314 Murante Change state and municipal election provisions to conform to prior legislation
LB451 Murante Change various provisions relating to elections as prescribed

Health and Human Services
Room 1510 - 9:15 AM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB344 Albrecht Change credentialing and regulation of mental health substance abuse centers
LB343 Riepe Change credentialing and regulation of cosmetology, nail technology, audiology, massage therapy, and barbers

Judiciary
Room 1113 - 9:15 AM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB478 Groene Provide for possession of archery equipment and knives for recreational purposes
LB500 Brewer Authorize the carrying of concealed handguns by qualified active and retired law enforcement officers
LB558 Schumacher Define the term knife for certain provisions of the criminal code

Natural Resources
Room 1525 - 9:15 AM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB504 Brewer Provide for a moratorium on industrial development of wind energy projects and for a task force study as prescribed

Revenue
Room 1524 - 9:30 AM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB322 Craighead Change the Tax Equalization and Review Commission Act
LB385 Lindstrom Change provisions relating to the burden of proof and who may appeal under the Tax Equalization and Review Commission Act
LB555 Smith Change and eliminate provisions of the Tax Equalization and Review Commission Act

Thursday March 2, 2017

Appropriations
Room 1003 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
Agency 82 Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Agency 81 Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Agency 67 Equal Opportunity Commission
Agency 68 Latino-American Commission
Agency 70 Foster Care Review Board, State
Agency 76 Indian Commission, Nebraska

Government, Military and Veterans Affairs
Room 1507 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LR1CA Murante Constitutional amendment to require voter identification

Health and Human Services
Room 1510 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB224 Crawford Change asset limitation provisions relating to public assistance
LB537 Hughes Provide for drug screening for applicants and recipients of cash assistance

Judiciary
Room 1113 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB201 Lowe Change provisions relating to perjury and the issuance of search warrants
LB259 Hansen Provide for competency determinations in cases pending before county courts
LB440 Wishart Provide immunity from criminal or civil liability for removal of an animal from a vehicle by forcible entry as prescribed
LB505 Brewer Adopt the Refugee Resettlement Notification Act
LB589 Crawford Provide for depositions of a child victim or child witness

Natural Resources
Room 1525 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB352 Vargas Adopt the Wind, Solar, and Fuel Cell Business Financing Act
LB533 Vargas Require liability insurance for and restrict locations of underground enhanced recovery injection wells and wastewater disposal wells

Revenue
Room 1524 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB326 Kolowski Provide additional budget and tax levy authority for certain school districts
LB633 Kolowski Authorize school districts to levy a tax and exceed budget authority for school security measures and student technology
LB400 Hilkemann Change provisions relating to motor vehicle fees and taxes
LB531 Harr Change sales tax collection fees for motor vehicles

Friday March 3, 2017

Appropriations
Room 1003 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
Agency 57 Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Nebraska
Agency 75 Investment Council, Nebraska
Agency 93 Tax Equalization and Review Commission
Agency 16 Revenue, Department of
LB545 Watermeier Provide for fund transfers relating to the Property Tax Credit Cash Fund

Government, Military and Veterans Affairs
Room 1507 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB309 Brasch Eliminate Daylight Saving Time
LB433 Ebke Require a criminal history record information check for employees who have direct access to federal tax information

Health and Human Services
Room 1510 - 5:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB391 Watermeier Provide requirements for use of injections and surgical procedures by optometrists
LB466 Brasch Change credentialing and regulation of nurse-midwives

Judiciary
Room 1113 - 2:00 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB444 Walz Prohibit cities and counties from canceling health insurance coverage for injured law enforcement officers
LB577 Hilgers Create offense of assault on a peace officer, firefighter, or out-of-hospital emergency care provider by ambush
LB623 Wishart Change and eliminate provisions and penalties relating to assault on an officer, certain employees, or a health care professional
LB638 Bostelman Provide enhanced criminal penalties based upon a person's employment as prescribed

Revenue
Room 1524 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB272 Vargas Change procedures for tax credits under the Nebraska Job Creation and Mainstreet Revitalization Act
LB475 Schumacher Change the application deadline under the Nebraska Job Creation and Mainstreet Revitalization Act
LB528 Harr Change provisions relating to the New Markets Job Growth Investment Act
LB228 Harr Change provisions relating to rent-restricted housing projects