Current Priority Bill Listing

Final Date For Priority Submissions: March 9, 2017

Senator Priority Bills
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Priority Document
Status Description
Senator Albrecht LB506 Senator Albrecht Final Reading Adopt the Compassion and Care for Medically Challenging Pregnancies Act and provide duties for the State Child and Maternal Death Review Team
Senator Baker LB122 Senator Pansing Brooks Final Reading Provide for family member visitation petitions
Senator Blood LB88 Senator Blood Final Reading Adopt the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and the Nurse Licensure Compact and change and eliminate other provisions relating to the regulation of health professionals
Senator Bolz LB173 Senator Morfeld General File Prohibit discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identity
Senator Bostelman LB144 Senator Friesen Referral Change agricultural and horticultural adjusted valuations for calculating state aid to schools
Senator Brasch LB338 Senator Brasch Referral Adopt the Agricultural Valuation Fairness Act
Senator Brewer LB340 Senator Murante Final Reading Transfer powers and duties from Division of Veterans' Homes of Department of Health and Human Services to Department of Veterans' Affairs
Senator Briese LB265 Senator Friesen Referral Provide for a minimum amount of state aid based on the number of students in a local system
Senator Chambers LB447 Senator Chambers Select File Change penalty provisions relating to criminal conspiracy and certain drug-related offenses
Senator Clements LB222 Senator Stinner Final Reading Change membership and provide, change, and eliminate powers and duties of the Nebraska Tourism Commission
Senator Craighead LB195 Senator Craighead Final Reading Require notification following mammography as prescribed
Senator Crawford LB225 Senator Crawford Final Reading Change provisions of the Child Protection and Family Safety Act, the Nebraska Juvenile Code, the Foster Care Review Act, and the Nebraska Strengthening Families Act as prescribed
Senator Ebke LB34 Senator Ebke Final Reading Change filing requirements for partisan candidates
Senator Erdman LB432 Senator Erdman Final Reading Change provisions of the Nebraska Budget Act relating to allowances for delinquent taxes and anticipated litigation
Senator Friesen LB640 Senator Groene General File Change provisions of the Property Tax Credit Act and provide school district property tax relief
Senator Geist LB271 Senator Hilgers Final Reading Authorize the Department of Roads to assume certain responsibilities under federal environmental laws and provide for limited waiver of the state's sovereign immunity
Senator Groene LB595 Senator Groene General File Provide for the use of physical force or physical restraint or removal from a class in response to student behavior
Senator Halloran LR6 Senator Ebke General File Resolution to Congress for convention of the states to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution
Senator Hansen LB259 Senator Hansen Select File Adopt and change competency and financial ability provisions relating to court proceedings as prescribed
Senator Harr LB248 Senator Harr General File Adopt the Youth Opportunities in Learning and Occupations Act
Senator Hilgers LB68 Senator Hilgers Select File Prohibit certain regulation of firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories by counties, cities, and villages as prescribed and create firearm offenses
Senator Hilkemann LB91 Senator Hilkemann Final Reading Change provisions relating to infant health screenings
Senator Howard LB223 Senator Kuehn Select File Change provisions relating to prescription drug monitoring
Senator Hughes LB535 Senator Hughes Final Reading Change requirements for instruments and statements filed with the register of deeds
Senator Kolowski LB484 Senator Kolowski Referral Create the School Financing Review Commission
Senator Kolterman LB92 Senator Kolterman Final Reading Require health carriers to provide coverage for telehealth services and change telehealth provisions relating to children's behavioral health
Senator Krist LB9 Senator Krist Final Reading Adopt the Radon Resistant New Construction Act
Senator Kuehn LB661 Senator Kuehn General File Provide for confidentiality of information relating to performing a lethal injection
Senator Larson LB291 Senator Larson Select File Adopt the Special Economic Impact Zone Act and change the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority Act and the Nebraska Revenue Act of 1967 as prescribed
Senator Lindstrom LB337 Senator Smith Referral Change income tax rates and provide for deferrals of the rate changes
Senator Linehan LB651 Senator Linehan Referral Adopt the Nebraska Reading Improvement Act
Senator Lowe LB368 Senator Lowe General File Change helmet provisions, change passenger age limits, and require eye protection for operators of motorcycles and mopeds
Senator McCollister LB358 Senator McCollister General File Change income eligibility provisions relating to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Senator McDonnell LB578 Senator McDonnell Select File Adopt the Ground Emergency Medical Transport Act
Senator Morfeld LB641 Senator Morfeld Final Reading Create a Bioscience Innovation Program and the Nebraska Economic Development Task Force
Senator Murante LR1CA Senator Murante General File Constitutional amendment to require voter identification
Senator Pansing Brooks LB158 Senator Pansing Brooks General File Change provisions relating to appointment of counsel for juveniles
Senator Quick LB181 Senator Quick General File Provide for reimbursement to employees for certain medical examinations under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act
Senator Riepe LB417 Senator Riepe Final Reading Change and eliminate provisions relating to public health and welfare
Senator Scheer LB376 Senator Scheer Final Reading Donate property to the Northeast Community College Area
Senator Schumacher LB268 Senator Schumacher Select File Change court and other provisions relating to medical assistance reimbursement
Senator Smith LB161 Senator Friesen Final Reading Change a carryover period under the Nebraska Advantage Act
Senator Stinner LB233 Senator Smith General File Change revenue and taxation provisions
Senator Vargas LB427 Senator Vargas Final Reading Authorize schools and the State Department of Education to adopt policies relating to pregnant and parenting students, authorize training regarding such policies, and authorize breastfeeding accommodations for student-parents
Senator Walz LB444 Senator Walz Final Reading Prohibit cities and counties from canceling health insurance coverage for injured first responders as prescribed and include under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act frontline state employees with respect to personal injuries
Senator Watermeier LB44 Senator Watermeier Select File Adopt the Remote Seller Sales Tax Collection Act
Senator Wayne LB75 Senator Wayne Final Reading Provide for restoration of voting rights upon completion of a felony sentence or probation for a felony
Senator Williams LB496 Senator Stinner General File Define and redefine terms under the Community Development Law
Senator Wishart LB622 Senator Wishart General File Adopt the Medical Cannabis Act

Committee Priority Bills

Priority Document
Status Description
Agriculture Committee LB276 Senator Albrecht Final Reading Change provisions relating to hybrid seed corn and provide enforcement powers and judicial remedies
Agriculture Committee LB600 Agriculture Committee Final Reading Change various provisions of the Livestock Brand Act relating to the Nebraska Brand Committee
Appropriations Committee LB611 Senator Stinner General File Require state agencies to provide a federal funding inventory
Appropriations Committee LB356 Senator Bolz General File Create the Civic Engagement Cash Fund and state intent relating to fund transfers
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB148 Senator Schumacher Final Reading Change provisions of the Securities Act of Nebraska
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB72 Senator Schumacher Select File Provide for governmental unit bond priority under the Nebraska Governmental Unit Security Interest Act and rename the act
Business and Labor Committee LB203 Senator Kuehn Passed Change provisions relating to maximum annual unemployment benefits and disqualification for benefits and authorize electronic notice
Business and Labor Committee LB518 Senator Williams Final Reading Adopt the Rural Workforce Housing Investment Act and transfer funds from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund
Education Committee LB409 Senator Groene Select File Change the base limitation, local effort rate, and net option funding for school districts and the learning community transition aid calculation
Education Committee LB512 Education Committee Final Reading Change provisions related to education
Executive Board LB539 Senator Krist Final Reading Change the Office of Inspector General of the Nebraska Correctional System Act
Executive Board LB207 Senator Krist Final Reading Change provisions relating to powers and duties of the Office of Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare
General Affairs Committee LB470 Senator Larson Indefinitely postponed Change provisions of the Nebraska County and City Lottery Act relating to the manner of play of keno, use of electronic tickets, and authorized methods of payment
General Affairs Committee LB632 Senator Larson Referral Change provisions relating to the Nebraska Liquor Control Act and music licensing agencies
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB644 Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee General File Provide, change, and eliminate provisions governing boards, commissions, and similar entities
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB451 Senator Murante General File Change various provisions relating to elections as prescribed
Health and Human Services Committee LB335 Senator Riepe Select File Change provisions relating to a child care market rate survey
Health and Human Services Committee LB333 Senator Riepe General File Eliminate an independent review of denial of aid to the disabled
Judiciary Committee LB487 Senator Morfeld Final Reading Provide and change immunity provisions relating to naloxone and asthma and allergic reactions and change provisions of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act
Judiciary Committee LB289 Senator Pansing Brooks Select File Change and provide provisions relating to sex offenses and domestic violence protection orders, provide for sexual assault protection orders, and change provisions relating to paternity of a child conceived as a result of sexual assault
Legislative Performance Audit Committee LB210 Senator Watermeier Final Reading Change provisions relating to performance audit standards and the distribution of reports under the Legislative Performance Audit Act
Legislative Performance Audit Committee LB543 Senator Watermeier Referral Change provisions relating to applications and reporting requirements under the Nebraska Advantage Act
Legislature's Planning Committee
(Contingent upon the adoption of the permanent rules)
LB373 Senator Schumacher Referral Change and eliminate revenue and taxation provisions
Natural Resources Committee LB182 Senator Hughes Final Reading Change powers and duties of the Department of Environmental Quality under the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Act
Natural Resources Committee LB566 Natural Resources Committee Final Reading Adopt the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact and change other penalties and fines under the Game Law
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB30 Senator Kolterman Referral Provide for a cash balance benefit plan by cities of the metropolitan and primary classes for certain police officers or firefighters as prescribed
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB415 Senator Kolterman General File 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
Revenue Committee LB217 Senator Harr Final Reading Change revenue, taxation, economic development, and tax incentive provisions
Revenue Committee LB461 Senator Smith General File Correct references to a federal act in a revenue statute
State-Tribal Relations Committee LB407 Senator Pansing Brooks Final Reading Create and provide duties for the Whiteclay Public Health Emergency Task Force
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB263 Transportation and Telecommunications Committee Final Reading Change provisions relating to motor vehicles, the Public Service Commission, motor carriers, and the statewide one-call notification center
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB339 Senator Friesen Final Reading Merge the Department of Aeronautics into the Department of Roads and rename as the Department of Transportation
Urban Affairs Committee LB590 Senator Crawford Final Reading Change state building code provisions
Urban Affairs Committee LB625 Senator Larson Final Reading Change the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act

Speaker Priority Bills

Priority Document
Status Description
Speaker Scheer LB35 Harr Final Reading Change provisions relating to the Nebraska Model Business Corporation Act
Speaker Scheer LB97 Crawford Final Reading Adopt the Riverfront Development District Act
Speaker Scheer LB98 Friesen General File Extend certain levy authority for natural resources districts
Speaker Scheer LB137 Lindstrom Final Reading Adopt the Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act
Speaker Scheer LB151 Stinner Final Reading Change and provide for duties of the Auditor of Public Accounts and certain audited entities
Speaker Scheer LB152 Craighead Final Reading Change and eliminate provisions relating to the fees for recording and filing certain documents
Speaker Scheer LB166 Kolterman Final Reading Change provisions of Uniform Controlled Substances Act and Pharmacy Practice Act
Speaker Scheer LB172 Albrecht Final Reading Change the Employment Security Law
Speaker Scheer LB180 Bolz Final Reading Provide for bridge orders transferring juvenile court jurisdiction of a juvenile to a district court
Speaker Scheer LB253 Crawford Select File Authorize intergovernmental service agreements under the County Industrial Sewer Construction Act and authorize a use for a sewer tax levy
Speaker Scheer LB257 Craighead Final Reading Provide for a statute of limitations for claims relating to real estate brokerage services
Speaker Scheer LB267 Linehan Final Reading Change provisions relating to onsite vaccinations at health care facilities
Speaker Scheer LB296 McCollister General File Change immunity provisions with respect to asthma and allergic reactions
Speaker Scheer LB300 Krist Select File Change the statute of limitations on civil actions for sexual assault of a child
Speaker Scheer LB317 Hughes Final Reading Provide for a relevy or reassessment of a special assessment for cities of the second class or villages as prescribed
Speaker Scheer LB323 Kolterman Final Reading Adopt the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Act
Speaker Scheer LB346 Lowe Final Reading Eliminate the requirement for a motor vehicle, motorcycle, or trailer salesperson license
Speaker Scheer LB389 Friesen Referral Adopt the Small Wireless Facilities Act
Speaker Scheer LB478 Groene Final Reading Provide for possession of archery equipment and knives for recreational purposes
Speaker Scheer LB481 Kuehn Final Reading Provide for drug product selection for interchangeable biological products
Speaker Scheer LB509 Ebke Final Reading Change and eliminate provisions relating to subpoenas, witness fees, and compulsory process as prescribed
Speaker Scheer LB605 Riepe Final Reading Change rate provisions relating to the ICF/DD Reimbursement Protection Fund
Speaker Scheer LB628 Larson General File Prohibit ordinances and resolutions prohibiting certain short-term rentals of residential property
Speaker Scheer LB639 Bostelman Final Reading Change when a preference is required for certain government employment relating to servicemembers and their spouses and veterans
Speaker Scheer LB647 Pansing Brooks Select File Change judges' salaries