Hearings for Judiciary Committee

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

Judiciary
Date: Friday October 20, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 9:30 AM

Document Introducer Description
LR172 Wishart Interim study to review recruitment and retention efforts that are currently or could potentially be undertaken by the Dept. of Correctional Services
LR173 Wishart Interim study to review the work detail and work release efforts at the community corrections centers

Judiciary
Date: Friday September 15, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 9:30 AM

Document Introducer Description
LR114 Judiciary Committee Interim study to examine Nebraska's statutes relating to geriatric or compassionate release laws for elderly inmates
LR191 Ebke Interim study to examine possible legislative reforms to Nebraska's mandatory minimum sentencing laws
LR198 Pansing Brooks Interim study to examine the impact of incarceration on children in Nebraska
LR221 Hansen Interim study to examine possible reforms to Nebraska's sentencing laws to accommodate an option of deferred judgment probation

Judiciary
Date: Wednesday May 17, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 8:00 AM

Document Introducer Description
LR151 Pansing Brooks Recognize the historic significance of the In re Gault decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, and acknowledge its importance to the juvenile justice system

Judiciary
Date: Thursday March 23, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB397 Wayne Require application of the Nebraska Evidence Rules at parental termination hearings
LB502 Brewer Adopt the Permitless Concealed Carry Act
LB606 Riepe Adopt the Volunteer Care Act and change provisions governing remedies for injuries or damages
LR27 Bolz State legislative intent regarding refugees in Nebraska

Judiciary
Date: Wednesday March 22, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB446 Chambers Eliminate the death penalty and change and eliminate provisions relating to sentencing
LB560 Schumacher Change restrictive housing and inmate discipline provisions
LB593 Hughes Create the offense of criminal trespass to vehicles
LR26 Vargas Oppose any federal action that would rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
LB366 Halloran Change and eliminate provisions relating to parole administration

Judiciary
Date: Friday March 17, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 2:00 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB491 McCollister Create the offense of fraudulent misrepresentation of a service animal and provide penalties
LB424 Ebke Provide for earned time and discontinue use of good time in the Department of Correctional Services
LB585 Linehan Change provisions relating to dangerous dogs, seizure of animals, and animal control authorities
LB562 McCollister Require a monthly report from the Department of Correctional Services as prescribed

Judiciary
Date: Thursday March 16, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB527 Morfeld Provide for subpoena of records in certain cases
LB529 Harr Authorize county courts sitting as probate courts in cases of guardianship to authorize abortions in judicial by-pass cases
LB145 Hansen Provide for a hearing to determine financial ability to pay fines and costs and traffic citations and provide for community service
LB395 Morfeld Change provisions relating to conditions of and ability to post bail
LB615 Wayne Provide for expungement of criminal history record information in cases of arrests based upon mistaken identity

Judiciary
Date: Wednesday March 15, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB405 Baker Change provisions relating to DNA samples, DNA records, and thumbprints under the DNA Identification Information Act
LB435 Ebke Change provisions relating to escape
LB450 Chambers Adopt the Patient Choice at End of Life Act
LB622 Wishart Adopt the Medical Cannabis Act

Judiciary
Date: Thursday March 09, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB67 Brasch Adopt the Fair Repair Act
LB434 Ebke Change videoconferencing provisions relating to certain juvenile hearings
LB516 Pansing Brooks Change provisions relating to a report on juvenile facilities
LB656 Baker Provide for claims against the state by persons wrongfully incarcerated
LB658 Wayne Provide for expert witness appointment as prescribed in certain juvenile proceedings
LB226 Wishart Provide for purchase of motor vehicles and insurance by certain juveniles, change foster care transition proposal provisions, and provide immunity from liability for caregivers

Judiciary
Date: Wednesday March 08, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB501 Brewer Change prohibition on locations where permitholder may carry a concealed weapon
LB520 Hansen Require notification when persons prohibited by state or federal law obtain a handgun or concealed carry permit
LB556 Halloran Change provisions relating to firearms and create the offenses of use of a facsimile or nonfunctioning firearm to commit a felony and possession of a firearm by a prohibited juvenile offender
LB637 Bostelman Prohibit disclosure of information relating to firearm owners and concealed carry permitholders
LB666 Lowe Change provisions relating to carrying a concealed weapon

Judiciary
Date: Friday March 03, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 2:00 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB444 Walz 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
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

Judiciary
Date: Thursday March 02, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB201 Lowe Change provisions relating to perjury and the issuance of search warrants
LB259 Hansen Adopt and change competency and financial ability provisions relating to court proceedings as prescribed
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

Judiciary
Date: Wednesday March 01, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 9:15 AM

Document 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

Judiciary
Date: Friday February 24, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 2:00 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB188 Howard Change provisions relating to paternity of a child conceived as a result of sexual assault
LB300 Krist Change 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

Judiciary
Date: Thursday February 23, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document 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 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
LB394 Morfeld Change provisions relating to possession of a deadly weapon by person subject to a domestic violence protection order
LB487 Morfeld Provide and change immunity provisions relating to naloxone and asthma and allergic reactions and change provisions of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act

Judiciary
Date: Wednesday February 22, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document 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

Judiciary
Date: Thursday February 16, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB243 Bolz Require reporting of certain information concerning assaults that occur in state institutions
LB245 Bolz Provide for a corrections-related emergency and overtime as prescribed
LB250 Harr Change provisions relating to probationers' rights
LB258 Hansen Provide opportunity for inmates to obtain state identification card or driver's license before discharge

Judiciary
Date: Wednesday February 15, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB168 Ebke Change provisions relating to rights of subrogation of medical payments with respect to automobile liability policies
LB204 Hilgers Change provisions relating to appeals to the Supreme Court, service on employees of the state, and summary judgment
LB359 Kolterman Authorize damages for property taxes and special assessments paid on property lost through adverse possession
LB492 Harr Adopt the Self-Service Storage Facilities Act and authorize certain liens
LB544 Watermeier Provide for elimination of the office of clerk of the district court as prescribed

Judiciary
Date: Friday February 10, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 2:00 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB193 Pansing Brooks Change provisions relating to courts
LB509 Ebke Change and eliminate provisions relating to subpoenas, witness fees, and compulsory process as prescribed
LB517 Pansing Brooks Change provisions regarding transfer of property upon death
LB647 Pansing Brooks Change judges' salaries

Judiciary
Date: Thursday February 09, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB60 Lindstrom Change Parenting Act provisions relating to limitation or denial of custody or access to a child
LB104 Bolz Provide for a surrogate to make health care decisions
LB122 Pansing Brooks Provide for family member visitation petitions
LB198 McCollister Terminate the Crimes Against Children Fund
LB307 Brasch Provide for mediation, child abuse prevention, and civil legal services fees in certain proceedings

Judiciary
Date: Wednesday February 08, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB53 Schumacher Change provisions relating to mandatory minimum sentencing and sentencing of habitual criminals
LB107 Crawford Prohibit sexual assault of a patient, client, or student as prescribed
LB108 Crawford Require guidelines to ensure safety of minor or dependent whose parent or guardian is arrested
LB160 McCollister Expand the definition of victim as relates to crime victims' rights
LB447 Chambers Change penalty provisions relating to criminal conspiracy and certain drug-related offenses

Judiciary
Date: Friday February 03, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 2:00 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB84 Blood Provide for admissibility in any civil action of evidence of damages as a result of driving under the influence
LB202 Lowe Create the offense of obstructing government operations by refusing to submit to a chemical test authorized by search warrant
Appointment Davis, Jeffrey - Crime Victims Reparations Committee
Appointment Kelly, Joe P. - Crime Victims Reparations Committee
Appointment Sanders, Rita G. - Crime Victims Reparations Committee

Judiciary
Date: Thursday February 02, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB39 Harr Prohibit the sale and trade of ivory
LB81 Blood Change the application fee for handgun certificates
LB100 Stinner Change provisions relating to removal of firearm-related disabilities under the Nebraska Mental Health Commitment Act
LB321 Lowe Change provisions relating to unlawful possession of a firearm at a school

Judiciary
Date: Wednesday February 01, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB353 Baker Change claim, award, and judgment payment provisions under the Political Subdivisions Tort Claims Act
LB371 Crawford Eliminate condemnation authority of the State Fire Marshal
LB381 Harr Change provisions relating to jury sequestration
LB542 Kuehn Provide for liens and recovery of debt incurred under the Medical Assistance Act
LB268 Schumacher Change court and other provisions relating to medical assistance reimbursement

Judiciary
Date: Friday January 27, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 2:00 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB162 Krist Change provisions relating to criminal mischief and change and provide additional penalties for bribing or tampering with witnesses, informants, or jurors
LB199 McCollister Eliminate certain state aid to counties for law enforcement and jail operations
LB349 Hilkemann Change provisions relating to the maintenance and administration of the State DNA Sample and Data Base Fund

Judiciary
Date: Thursday January 26, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB158 Pansing Brooks Change provisions relating to appointment of counsel for juveniles
LB180 Bolz Provide for bridge orders transferring juvenile court jurisdiction of a juvenile to a district court
LB269 Watermeier Require motion picture theaters to provide open captioning
LB296 McCollister Change immunity provisions with respect to asthma and allergic reactions

Judiciary
Date: Wednesday January 25, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB146 Hansen Provide for set-asides of convictions for infractions
LB167 Ebke Include cannabidiol as a Schedule V controlled substance
LB293 Larson Include U-47700 as a Schedule I controlled substance under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act
LB350 McCollister Provide for setting aside certain misdemeanor and felony convictions

Judiciary
Date: Friday January 20, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 2:00 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB37 Harr Adopt the Uniform Wage Garnishment Act
LB136 Ebke Change provisions relating to garnishment proceedings
LB229 Williams Change provisions relating to garnishment
LB105 Brasch Change provisions relating to personal property exemptions in cases of forced sale on execution or attachment

Judiciary
Date: Thursday January 19, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB26 Murante Change service requirements for harassment protection orders
LB47 Watermeier Change provisions relating to the payment of fees and costs associated with grand juries and the deaths of incarcerated persons
LB57 Morfeld Adopt the Uniform Unsworn Foreign Declarations Act and change provisions relating to perjury
LB93 Hansen Adopt the Automatic License Plate Reader Privacy Act
LB102 Hilkemann Change a penalty relating to tampering with witnesses or informants

Judiciary
Date: Wednesday January 18, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB7 Krist Provide for suspension of medical assistance under the medical assistance program for detainees in public institutions
LB8 Krist Change and eliminate provisions relating to juvenile detention and probation and provide for graduated response sanctions and incentives
LB10 Krist Increase number of judges of the separate juvenile court as prescribed
LB11 Krist Change provisions relating to transfer of juvenile cases and appeal of such transfers