Hearing Schedule

Sunday February 19, 2017 to Saturday February 25, 2017

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

Tuesday February 21, 2017

Agriculture
Room 2102 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB617 Wayne Adopt the Industrial Hemp Act

Appropriations
Room 1524 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
Special Budget bills scheduled at this time for official record purposes. Testimony on the overall budget is appropriate, however testimony on specific issues and/or agencies should be presented at the date scheduled for the relevant agency.
LB327 Speaker Scheer Appropriate funds for the expenses of Nebraska State Government for the biennium ending June 30, 2019
LB328 Speaker Scheer Appropriate funds for salaries of members of the Legislature
LB329 Speaker Scheer Appropriate funds for salaries of constitutional officers
LB330 Speaker Scheer Appropriate funds for capital construction and property acquisition
LB331 Speaker Scheer Create funds, provide for transfers, and change provisions governing funds
LB332 Speaker Scheer Change Cash Reserve Fund provisions
LB150 Stinner Provide for a transfer from the Cash Reserve Fund

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

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB194 Vargas Change provisions of the Credit Services Organization Act, Delayed Deposit Services Licensing Act, and Nebraska Installment Loan Act
LB286 Craighead Adopt the Nebraska Flexible Loan Act and change provisions of the Delayed Deposit Services Licensing Act
LB386 Lindstrom Change time period a licensee under the Delayed Deposit Services Licensing Act may hold a check

Nebraska Retirement Systems
Room 1525 - 12:00 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB412 Bolz Provide duties for the state investment officer relating to investment in energy-related companies or funds

Transportation and Telecommunications
Room 1113 - 2:00 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB156 Friesen Eliminate a termination date under the 911 Service System Act
LB43 Hilkemann Change provisions relating to surcharges for 911 service
LB483 Hilgers Provide a rules of procedure exemption for the Public Service Commission
LB389 Friesen Adopt the Small Wireless Facilities Act
LB472 Bostelman Change provisions relating to signs and advertising on highways
LB612 Wayne Require direct access to 911 emergency service from certain telephone systems using Internet protocol-enabled services
Appointment Schworer, Dennis - Motor Vehicle Industry Licensing Board

Urban Affairs
Room 1510 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB579 McDonnell Provide for termination of city occupation taxes subject to a vote and require vote on tax rate changes
LB262 Groene Change provisions relating to undeveloped vacant land under the Community Development Law
LB489 Groene Redefine development project under the Community Development Law
LB597 Groene Provide for application process through county assessor and Tax Commissioner prior to using tax-increment financing

Wednesday February 22, 2017

Appropriations
Room 1003 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
Agency 45 Barber Examiners, Board of
Agency 30 Electrical Board, State
Agency 74 Power Review Board, Nebraska
Agency 41 State Real Estate Commission
Agency 53 Real Property Appraiser Board
Agency 63 Public Accountancy, Nebraska Board of
Agency 36 Racing Commission, Nebraska State
Agency 58 Board of Engineers and Architects
Agency 59 Board of Geologists
Agency 62 Land Surveyors, State Board of Examiners for
Agency 66 Abstracters Board of Examiners
Agency 73 Landscape Architects, State Board of

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

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB508 Hilgers Change the population threshold for the county civil service system
LB567 Bolz Change funding for county public assistance offices
LB603 Riepe Require a high-deductible plan for state employees' health insurance

Judiciary
Room 1113 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB165 Brewer Require employer identification numbers and use of the federal immigration verification system
LB173 Morfeld Prohibit discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identity
LB192 Pansing Brooks Change and modernize provisions relating to the qualifying and summoning of jurors
LB526 Morfeld Change provisions relating to debtor's rights, garnishment, attachment, and other debt collection procedures

Natural Resources
Room 1525 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB429 Wishart Provide for virtual net metering
LB87 Blood Redefine a qualified facility and authorize local distribution utilities to waive certain requirements relating to net metering
LB610 Kolowski Adopt the Community Solar Energy Economic Development Act

Revenue
Room 1524 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB535 Hughes Provide an exception for filing a statement with the register of deeds when recording an oil, gas, or mineral lease
LB313 Briese Change the sales tax rate and the earned income tax credit and provide property tax credits
LB312 Briese Change and eliminate revenue and taxation provisions
LB563 McCollister Impose sales tax on certain services and eliminate certain sales tax exemptions

Thursday February 23, 2017

Appropriations
Room 1003 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
Agency 18 Agriculture, Department of
Agency 18 Agriculture, Department of
Agency 39 Brand Committee, Nebraska
Agency 60 Ethanol Board, Nebraska
Agency 56 Wheat Board, Nebraska
Agency 61 Dairy Industry Development Board, Nebraska
Agency 86 Dry Bean Commission
Agency 88 Corn Development, Utilization and Marketing Board
Agency 92 Grain Sorghum Board, Nebraska

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

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB644 Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Provide, change, and eliminate provisions governing boards, commissions, and similar entities

Health and Human Services
Room 1510 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB298 Baker Change provisions relating to the Nebraska Strengthening Families Act and a task force
LB179 Bolz Change provisions relating to transition of young adults to independence
LB297 McCollister Create Children and Juveniles Data Pilot Project

Judiciary
Room 1113 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB178 Bolz Provide for sexual assault protection order
LB191 Pansing Brooks Provide for renewals of domestic violence protection orders
LB289 Pansing Brooks Change provisions and penalties relating to pandering, human trafficking, labor trafficking, and sex trafficking and prohibit solicitation of a trafficking victim
LB394 Morfeld Change provisions relating to possession of a deadly weapon by person subject to a domestic violence protection order
LB487 Morfeld Provide exception to certain crimes for persons witnessing or experiencing drug overdoses and provide protection from civil liability for emergency responders and peace officers administering naloxone

Natural Resources
Room 1525 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB547 Watermeier State legislative findings and change provisions relating to eminent domain and review by the Nebraska Power Review Board
LB448 Chambers Eliminate provisions relating to the hunting of mountain lions

Nebraska Retirement Systems
Room 1525 - 12:00 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB548 Lindstrom Provide for the consolidation of the Class V school employees' retirement system and the School Employees Retirement System of the State of Nebraska

Revenue
Room 1524 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB232 Kolterman Provide a property tax exemption for property leased to the state or a governmental subdivision
LB236 Erdman Change provisions relating to the inclusion of multiple lots in one parcel
LB238 Erdman Change provisions of the Nebraska Budget Act relating to certifying taxable values
LB249 Harr Expand business inventory property tax exemption

Friday February 24, 2017

Appropriations
Room 1003 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB416 Vargas Appropriate funds to the Department of Labor and make changes to uses of the Employment Security Administration Fund
Agency 28 Veterans' Affairs, Department of
Agency 23 Labor, Department of
Agency 37 Workers' Compensation Court
Agency 77 Industrial Relations, Commission of
Agency 85 Public Employees Retirement Board, Nebraska

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

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB299 Ebke Adopt the Occupational Board Reform Act and change procedures for rules and regulations
LB320 Lowe Change provisions relating to bidding and purchases, conflicts of interest in the materiel division, and facilities construction and administration
LB482 Smith Adopt the Government Neutrality in Contracting Act

Health and Human Services
Room 1510 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
Appointment Hanus, Mary Beth - Nebraska Child Abuse Prevention Fund Board
LB588 Crawford Exempt reflexology from licensure under the Massage Therapy Practice Act

Judiciary
Room 1113 - 2:00 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB188 Howard Change provisions relating to paternity of a child conceived as a result of sexual assault
LB300 Krist Eliminate the statute of limitations on civil actions for sexual assault of a child
LB367 Krist Change provisions relating to payment of costs in juvenile matters
LB411 Bolz Change Nebraska Juvenile Code provisions relating to placement of siblings

Revenue
Room 1524 - 1:30 PM

Document
Number
Introducer Description
LB602 Erdman Change and eliminate provisions relating to the valuation of agricultural land
LB498 Brewer Change provisions relating to transfer of homestead exemptions
LB253 Crawford Authorize intergovernmental service agreements under the County Industrial Sewer Construction Act and provide for a special tax levy
LB288 Harr Change provisions relating to service of notice when applying for a tax deed and the laws governing tax sale certificates