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Final Date For Priority Submissions: February 19, 2016

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Senator Priority Bills
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Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Senator Baker LB722 Senator Baker Passed Adopt the Stroke System of Care Act
Senator Bloomfield LB900 Senator Bloomfield Indefinitely postponed Change motorcycle and moped helmet provisions, motorcycle registration fees, rename the Health Advisory Board, and create the brain injury services program and a fund
Senator Bolz LB371 Senator Sullivan Indefinitely postponed Create and provide duties for the Nebraska Council for Educational Success
Senator Brasch LB960 Senator Smith Passed Adopt the Transportation Innovation Act and provide transfers from the Cash Reserve Fund
Senator Campbell LB746 Senator Campbell Passed Adopt the Nebraska Strengthening Families Act, change provisions for guardians ad litem and services for children, create the Normalcy Task Force, and eliminate a reporting requirement
Senator Chambers LB1056 Senator Chambers Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Patient Choice at End of Life Act
Senator Coash LB934 Senator Coash Passed Provide a penalty for exploiting senior adults, provide for appointment, powers,and duties of guardians ad litem, and change provisions of the Public Guardianship Act
Senator Cook LB83 Senator Cook Passed Change the definition of employer relating to wage discrimination on the basis of sex
Senator Craighead LB683 Senator Craighead Passed Change provisions relating to homestead exemptions for surviving spouses
Senator Crawford LB754 Senator Crawford Passed Create the Commission on Military and Veteran Affairs and authorize summary discipline under the Nebraska Code of Military Justice
Senator Davis LB886 Senator Davis Passed Adopt the Volunteer Emergency Responders Incentive Act and provide income tax credits
Senator Ebke LR35 Senator Ebke Indefinitely postponed Resolution to petition Congress to call a convention of the States to propose amendments to the Constitution of the United States
Senator Fox LB1009 Senator Williams Passed Prohibit transactions involving lookalike substances, provide and change seizure and forfeiture authority, and prohibit conduct as deceptive trade practices
Senator Friesen LB897 Senator Lindstrom Passed Allow certain public power agencies to engage in hedging transactions
Senator Garrett LB643 Senator Garrett Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Medical Cannabis Act
Senator Gloor LB1013 Senator Gloor Indefinitely postponed Change tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products and provide for distribution of proceeds
Senator Groene LB717 Senator Groene Indefinitely postponed Change provisions relating to the assessment and valuation of real property
Senator Haar LB1012 Senator Mello Passed Adopt the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act
Senator Hadley LB857 Senator Hadley Passed Change population threshold for a city of the first class to employ a full-time fire chief
Senator Hansen LB947 Senator Mello Governor Veto State intent relating to professional or commercial licenses for certain aliens and restrict credential issuance as prescribed
Senator Harr LB1109 Senator Murante Passed Change public records provisions and provide for an enhanced public scrutiny process for certain University appointees
Senator Hilkemann LB10 Senator McCoy Indefinitely postponed Change provisions relating to presidential electors and political party conventions
Senator Howard LB1081 Senator Campbell Passed Change provisions relating to eligibility for public assistance and eliminate termination dates for self-sufficiency contracts
Senator Hughes LB710 Senator Hughes Passed Change provisions relating to hazing
Senator Johnson LB136 Senator Johnson Passed Prohibit flying lanterns
Senator Kintner LB1037 Senator Brasch Indefinitely postponed Change property tax provisions relating to agricultural land and horticultural land
Senator Kolowski LB344 Senator Kolowski Indefinitely postponed Provide natural resources districts with the power to issue general obligation bonds
Senator Kolterman LB975 Senator Kolterman Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Child Welfare Services Preservation Act
Senator Krist LB18 Senator Krist Indefinitely postponed Change provisions relating to immunizations for students
Senator Kuehn LR378CA Senator Kuehn Indefinitely postponed Constitutional amendment to guarantee the right to engage in certain farming and ranching practices
Senator Larson LB821 Senator Larson Passed Adopt the Workplace Privacy Act
Senator Lindstrom LB471 Senator Howard Passed Change prescription drug monitoring provisions and create the Veterinary Prescription Monitoring Program Task Force
Senator McCollister LB745 Senator McCollister Passed Change Game and Parks Commission fee and permit provisions
Senator McCoy LB114 Senator McCoy Indefinitely postponed Redefine ambulatory surgical center and health clinic under the Health Care Facility Licensure Act
Senator Mello LB889 Senator Mello Passed Adopt the School Readiness Tax Credit Act
Senator Morfeld LB586 Senator Morfeld Indefinitely postponed Prohibit discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identity
Senator Murante LB906 Senator Lindstrom Passed Adopt the Law Enforcement Education Act authorizing tuition waivers
Senator Pansing Brooks LB843 Senator Pansing Brooks Passed Provide immunity from prosecution for prostitution and change forensic medical examination provisions
Senator Riepe LB817 Senator Riepe Passed Adopt the Direct Primary Care Agreement Act
Senator Scheer LB883 Senator Scheer Indefinitely postponed Provide for foundation aid pursuant to the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act
Senator Schilz LB176 Senator Schilz Passed Change the Competitive Livestock Markets Act and provisions relating to contract swine operations
Senator Schnoor LB289 Senator Ebke Indefinitely postponed Prohibit certain regulation of firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories by cities and villages as prescribed
Senator Schumacher LB1103 Senator Schumacher Indefinitely postponed Change provisions relating to medicaid reimbursements, provide for a lien, and change estate procedures
Senator Seiler LB1094 Judiciary Committee Passed Change provisions relating to evidence, sentencing, certain criminal penalties, criminal mischief, assault, theft, forgery, probation, parole, and the Inspector General of the Nebraska Correctional System
Senator Smith LB884 Senator Scheer Passed Change the Convention Center Facility Financing Assistance Act and the Sports Arena Facility Financing Assistance Act and adopt the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Act
Senator Stinner LB1082 Senator Schilz Passed Change provisions relating to the Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and provide for a periodic well fluid analysis, report, and notice as prescribed
Senator Sullivan LB1067 Senator Sullivan Passed Change provisions relating to learning communities and funding for education
Senator Watermeier LB744 Senator Watermeier Passed Provide for communication and contact agreements in private and agency adoptions
Senator Williams LB919 Senator Williams Passed Change provisions relating to problem solving courts

Committee Priority Bills

Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Agriculture Committee LB730 Senator Johnson Passed Change a security coverage provision for sellers of grain stored in a warehouse closed by the Public Service Commission
Agriculture Committee LB968 Senator Johnson Indefinitely postponed Change provisions relating to an agriculture promotion and development program
Appropriations Committee LB1092 Senator Mello Passed Change provisions relating to budget request reporting requirements
Appropriations Committee LB1093 Senator Mello Passed Create the Bioscience Steering Committee, redefine a term relating to an internship grant program, change the Business Innovation Act, and require reports on the Nebraska Innovation Campus
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB772 Senator Schumacher Passed Adopt the Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Act and change provisions relating to insurance holding companies and risk retention groups
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB794 Senator Harr Passed Change provisions relating to the Nebraska Model Business Corporation Act and corporate occupation taxes
Business and Labor Committee LB830 Senator Harr Passed Redefine employment under the Employment Security Law and change provisions relating to vacation leave for state employees
Business and Labor Committee LB1110 Senator Mello Passed Adopt the Nebraska Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the Sector Partnership Program Act
Education Committee LB959 Senator Sullivan Passed Change provisions relating to minimum levy adjustments and averaging adjustments under the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act and certain school district levy and bonding authority
Education Committee LB1066 Senator Sullivan Passed Change provisions relating to education
Executive Board LB1016 Senator Watermeier Passed Redefine agency under the Legislative Performance Audit Act
Executive Board LB954 Senator Krist Passed Change provisions relating to access to records for and investigations by the Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare
General Affairs Committee LB970 Senator Larson Indefinitely postponed Change provisions relating to pickle cards and keno and authorize methods of payment for gambling
General Affairs Committee LB1105 Senator Larson Passed Change and eliminate beverage regulations and licensure provisions and create the Nebraska Craft Brewery Board
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB935 Senator Schilz Governor Veto Change provisions relating to the Nebraska Budget Act, state agency contracts, reimbursement for expenses, the Suggestion Award Board, and the Auditor of Public Accounts
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB874 Senator Murante Passed Change provisions of the Election Act
Health and Human Services Committee LB698 Senator Mello Passed Adopt the Home Care Consumer Bill of Rights Act and the Assisting Caregiver Transitions Act and change provisions of the Medical Assistance Act, Health Care Facility Licensure Act, Alzheimer's Special Care Disclosure Act, and Nebraska Community Aging Services Act
Health and Human Services Committee LB1032 Senator McCollister Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Transitional Health Insurance Program Act and provide duties for the Department of Health and Human Services
Judiciary Committee LB894 Senator Pansing Brooks Passed Change provisions relating to juveniles
Judiciary Committee LB910 Senator Bolz Indefinitely postponed Change provisions relating to the Office of Parole Administration, restrictive housing provided by correctional services, and ineligibility of certain felons for benefits as prescribed
Legislative Performance Audit Committee LB867 Legislative Performance Audit Committee Passed Change provisions relating to the Administrative Procedure Act and require the Department of Correctional Services to adopt and promulgate rules and regulations
Legislative Performance Audit Committee LB1022 Legislative Performance Audit Committee Passed Change provisions relating to the office of Legislative Audit and change dates for application of tax incentives
Natural Resources Committee LB824 Senator McCollister Passed Provide for compensation of certain Nebraska Power Review Board members and for privately developed renewable energy generation facilities and appropriate funds
Natural Resources Committee LB1038 Senator Davis Passed Change provisions relating to vegetation and natural resources
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB447 Senator Mello Passed Change and provide provisions relating to retirement benefits and plans
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB467 Senator Kolterman Passed Change provisions relating to State Patrol retirement
Revenue Committee LB958 Senator Gloor Passed Change provisions relating to property tax credits
Revenue Committee LB774 Senator Scheer Passed Change revenue and taxation provisions
State-Tribal Relations Committee LB1104 Senator Larson Indefinitely postponed Provide for tax incentives, intent provisions, and revenue-sharing agreements relating to Native Americans
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB938 Senator Smith Passed Adopt the 911 Service System Act, change a reporting requirement as prescribed, and transfer funds from the Enhanced Wireless 911 Fund to the 911 Service System Fund
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB977 Senator Smith Passed Provide state assistance for public transportation, ordinance and resolution powers regarding weight restrictions, Breast Cancer Awareness Plates, electronic processing of commercial drivers' licenses and permits, and operation of implements of husbandry and change specialty license plate provisions, distribution of taxes and fees, use of blue and amber lights, and motor vehicle industry provisions
Urban Affairs Committee LB704 Urban Affairs Committee Passed Change building code provisions applicable to political subdivisions and provisions relating to cities of the first class
Urban Affairs Committee LB1059 Senator Crawford Passed Change provisions of the Community Development Law and the Local Option Municipal Economic Development Act

Speaker Priority Bills

Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Speaker Hadley LB235 Howard Passed Adopt the Consumer Protection in Eye Care Act
Speaker Hadley LB465 Harr Passed Adopt the Electronic Notary Public Act
Speaker Hadley LB549 Campbell Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Health Care Transformation Act
Speaker Hadley LB580 Murante Governor Veto Adopt the Redistricting Act
Speaker Hadley LB686 Chambers Passed Provide for the publication and distribution of the Constitution of Nebraska
Speaker Hadley LB716 Kolowski Passed Provide and eliminate provisions regarding pedestrians and bicyclists
Speaker Hadley LB721 Baker Passed Adopt the Surgical First Assistant Practice Act
Speaker Hadley LB742 Hansen Passed Change county population thresholds
Speaker Hadley LB756 Legislative Performance Audit Committee Passed Terminate the Long-Term Care Savings Plan Act
Speaker Hadley LB768 Garrett Indefinitely postponed Provide for Choose Life License Plates
Speaker Hadley LB803 Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee Passed Change disposition of court docket fees as prescribed
Speaker Hadley LB804 Hilkemann Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Investigational Drug Use Act
Speaker Hadley LB829 Harr Passed Adopt the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (2015)
Speaker Hadley LB835 Mello Passed Change provisions relating to consumer protection
Speaker Hadley LB837 Scheer Passed Change provisions relating to premium taxes and quarterly statements under the Surplus Lines Insurance Act
Speaker Hadley LB851 McCollister Passed Change the Taxpayer Transparency Act
Speaker Hadley LB901 Kolterman Indefinitely postponed Change dental assistant and licensed dental hygienist provisions
Speaker Hadley LB930 Scheer Passed Change provisions relating to statewide assessments and college admission testing as prescribed
Speaker Hadley LB962 Fox Indefinitely postponed Change requirements for the practice of acupuncture
Speaker Hadley LB994 Davis Indefinitely postponed Change provisions under the Motor Vehicle Registration Act relating to financial responsibility as applied to nonresident owners
Speaker Hadley LB1000 Mello Passed Require policies relating to body-worn cameras and eyewitness suspect identifications and change provisions relating to grand juries
Speaker Hadley LB1033 Campbell Passed Create an advisory committee relating to persons with disabilities within the Department of Health and Human Services
Speaker Hadley LB1083 Williams Passed Adopt the Next Generation Business Growth Act and change funding for tax credits under the Community Development Assistance Act
Speaker Hadley LB1098 Morfeld Passed Increase legal services fees as prescribed
Speaker Hadley LB1106 Garrett Passed Change forfeiture provisions as prescribed