Current Priority Bill Listing

Final Date For Priority Submissions: March 9, 2017

Senator Priority Bills
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Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Senator Wishart LB622 Senator Wishart General File Adopt the Medical Cannabis Act
Senator Williams LB496 Senator Stinner General File Define and redefine terms under the Community Development Law
Senator Wayne LB75 Senator Wayne General File Provide for restoration of voting rights upon completion of a felony sentence or probation for a felony
Senator Watermeier LB44 Senator Watermeier General File Adopt the Remote Seller Sales Tax Collection Act
Senator Walz LB444 Senator Walz General File Prohibit cities and counties from canceling health insurance coverage for injured law enforcement officers
Senator Vargas LB427 Senator Vargas General File Require breastfeeding accommodations for student-parents
Senator Stinner LB233 Senator Smith General File Change revenue and taxation provisions
Senator Smith LB161 Senator Friesen E and R Initial Change a carryover period under the Nebraska Advantage Act
Senator Schumacher LB268 Senator Schumacher General File Change court and other provisions relating to medical assistance reimbursement
Senator Scheer LB376 Senator Scheer General File Donate property to the Northeast Community College Area
Senator Riepe LB417 Senator Riepe General File Change and eliminate provisions relating to public health and welfare
Senator Quick LB181 Senator Quick General File Provide for reimbursement to employees for certain medical examinations under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act
Senator Pansing Brooks LB158 Senator Pansing Brooks General File Change provisions relating to appointment of counsel for juveniles
Senator Murante LR1CA Senator Murante Referral Constitutional amendment to require voter identification
Senator Morfeld LB641 Senator Morfeld E and R Initial Create a Bioscience Innovation Program
Senator McDonnell LB578 Senator McDonnell Referral Change medicaid reimbursement provisions relating to ground emergency medical transportation
Senator McCollister LB358 Senator McCollister General File Change income eligibility provisions relating to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
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 Linehan LB651 Senator Linehan Referral Adopt the Nebraska Reading Improvement Act
Senator Lindstrom LB337 Senator Smith Referral Change income tax rates and provide for deferrals of the rate changes
Senator Larson LB291 Senator Larson General File Adopt the Special Economic Impact Zone Act
Senator Kuehn LB661 Senator Kuehn General File Provide for confidentiality of information relating to performing a lethal injection
Senator Krist LB9 Senator Krist Select File Adopt the Radon Resistant New Construction Act
Senator Kolterman LB92 Senator Kolterman Select File Require health carriers to provide coverage for certain services delivered through telehealth
Senator Kolowski LB484 Senator Kolowski Referral Create the School Financing Review Commission
Senator Hughes LB535 Senator Hughes General File Provide an exception for filing a statement with the register of deeds when recording an oil, gas, or mineral lease
Senator Howard LB223 Senator Kuehn Referral Change provisions relating to prescription drug monitoring
Senator Hilkemann LB91 Senator Hilkemann General File Change provisions relating to infant health screenings
Senator Hilgers LB68 Senator Hilgers General File Prohibit certain regulation of firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories by counties, cities, and villages as prescribed
Senator Harr LB248 Senator Harr General File Adopt the Youth Opportunities in Learning and Occupations Act
Senator Hansen LB259 Senator Hansen Referral Provide for competency determinations in cases pending before county courts
Senator Halloran LR6 Senator Ebke General File Resolution to Congress for convention of the states to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution
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 Geist LB271 Senator Hilgers Select File 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 Friesen LB640 Senator Groene Referral Change provisions of the Property Tax Credit Act and provide school district property tax relief
Senator Erdman LB432 Senator Erdman General File Eliminate provisions of the Nebraska Budget Act relating to allowances for delinquent taxes and anticipated litigation
Senator Ebke LB34 Senator Ebke General File Change filing requirements for partisan candidates
Senator Crawford LB225 Senator Crawford Select File 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 Craighead LB195 Senator Craighead Select File Require notification following mammography as prescribed
Senator Clements LB222 Senator Stinner E and R Initial Change membership and provide, change, and eliminate powers and duties of the Nebraska Tourism Commission
Senator Chambers LB447 Senator Chambers Select File Change penalty provisions relating to criminal conspiracy and certain drug-related offenses
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 Brewer LB340 Senator Murante Select File Transfer powers and duties from Division of Veterans' Homes of Department of Health and Human Services to Department of Veterans' Affairs
Senator Brasch LB338 Senator Brasch Referral Adopt the Agricultural Valuation Fairness Act
Senator Bostelman LB144 Senator Friesen Referral Change agricultural and horticultural adjusted valuations for calculating state aid to schools
Senator Bolz LB173 Senator Morfeld General File Prohibit discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identity
Senator Blood LB88 Senator Blood Select File 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 Baker LB122 Senator Pansing Brooks E and R Initial Provide for family member visitation petitions
Senator Albrecht LB506 Senator Albrecht E and R Initial Adopt the Compassion and Care for Medically Challenging Pregnancies Act

Committee Priority Bills

Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Urban Affairs Committee LB625 Senator Larson E and R Initial Change the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act
Urban Affairs Committee LB590 Senator Crawford Select File Change state building code provisions
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB339 Senator Friesen E and R Initial Merge the Department of Aeronautics into the Department of Roads and rename as the Department of Transportation
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB263 Transportation and Telecommunications Committee E and R Initial Change provisions relating to vehicle certificates of title, registration, and license plates and provide for implementation of an electronic dealer services system by the Department of Motor Vehicles
State-Tribal Relations Committee LB407 Senator Pansing Brooks Select File Create and provide duties for the Whiteclay Public Health Emergency Task Force
Revenue Committee LB461 Senator Smith Referral Correct references to a federal act in a revenue statute
Revenue Committee LB217 Senator Harr General File Change provisions relating to the accrual of interest on denied and reduced homestead exemptions
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB415 Senator Kolterman Referral 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
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
Natural Resources Committee LB566 Natural Resources Committee Select File Adopt the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact and change other penalties and fines under the Game Law
Natural Resources Committee LB182 Senator Hughes Select File Change powers and duties of the Department of Environmental Quality under the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Act
Legislature's Planning Committee
(Contingent upon the adoption of the permanent rules)
LB373 Senator Schumacher Referral Change and eliminate revenue and taxation provisions
Legislative Performance Audit Committee LB543 Senator Watermeier Referral Change provisions relating to applications and reporting requirements under the Nebraska Advantage Act
Legislative Performance Audit Committee LB210 Senator Watermeier Select File Change provisions relating to performance audit standards and the distribution of reports under the Legislative Performance Audit Act
Judiciary Committee LB289 Senator Pansing Brooks General File Change provisions and penalties relating to pandering, human trafficking, labor trafficking, and sex trafficking and prohibit solicitation of a trafficking victim
Judiciary Committee LB487 Senator Morfeld General File 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
Health and Human Services Committee LB333 Senator Riepe Referral Eliminate an independent review of denial of aid to the disabled
Health and Human Services Committee LB335 Senator Riepe Select File Change provisions relating to a child care market rate survey
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB451 Senator Murante Referral Change various provisions relating to elections as prescribed
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB644 Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Referral Provide, change, and eliminate provisions governing boards, commissions, and similar entities
General Affairs Committee LB632 Senator Larson Referral Change provisions relating to the Nebraska Liquor Control Act and music licensing agencies
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
Executive Board LB207 Senator Krist Select File Change provisions relating to powers and duties of the Office of Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare
Executive Board LB539 Senator Krist E and R Initial Change the Office of Inspector General of the Nebraska Correctional System Act
Education Committee LB512 Education Committee General File Change provisions related to education
Education Committee LB409 Senator Groene Referral Change the base limitation and local effort rate for school districts
Business and Labor Committee LB518 Senator Williams Select File Adopt the Rural Workforce Housing Investment Act and transfer funds from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund
Business and Labor Committee LB203 Senator Kuehn Delivered to Governor Change provisions relating to maximum annual unemployment benefits and disqualification for benefits and authorize electronic notice
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB72 Senator Schumacher General File Provide for governmental unit bond priority under the Nebraska Governmental Unit Security Interest Act and rename the act
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB148 Senator Schumacher Select File Change provisions of the Securities Act of Nebraska
Appropriations Committee LB356 Senator Bolz General File Create the Civic Engagement Cash Fund and state intent relating to fund transfers
Appropriations Committee LB611 Senator Stinner General File Require state agencies to provide a federal funding inventory
Agriculture Committee LB600 Agriculture Committee E and R Initial Change various provisions of the Livestock Brand Act relating to the Nebraska Brand Committee
Agriculture Committee LB276 Senator Albrecht General File Change provisions relating to hybrid seed corn and provide enforcement powers and judicial remedies

Speaker Priority Bills

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