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Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Senator Albrecht LB1186 Senator Hilgers Passed Require salary to be paid to injured school employees as prescribed
Senator Arch LB1158 Senator Arch Passed Change contract provisions and provide duties regarding job-skills programs under the Medical Assistance Act
Senator Blood LB755 Senator Blood Passed Change provisions relating to home services under the Cosmetology, Electrology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, and Body Art Practice Act and Barber Act; physician assistants under the Medicine and Surgery Practice Act and the Podiatry Practice Act; membership of the Board of Medicine and Surgery; infant screening testing; Parkinson’s disease drug reporting; and the Engineers and Architects Regulation Act
Senator Bolz LB43 Senator Bolz Passed Adopt the Sexual Assault Victims' Bill of Rights Act and change certain rules of procedure
Senator Bostelman LB1002 Senator Bostelman Passed Change provisions regarding emergency medical services, medical nutrition therapy, juvenile psychiatric units and facilities, and wholesale drug distribution
Senator Brandt LB996 Senator Brandt Passed Provide for a government Internet network use policy for the Legislature and create the Broadband Data Improvement Program
Senator Brewer LB582 Senator Brewer Passed Change provisions relating to stolen firearms
Senator Briese LB930 Senator Briese Indefinitely postponed Require a minimum amount of tax relief under the Property Tax Credit Act
Senator Cavanaugh LB1060 Senator Cavanaugh Governor Veto Include hair textures and protective hairstyles within the definition of race under the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act
Senator Chambers LB924 Senator Chambers Passed Change provisions relating to racial profiling and require law enforcement training
Senator Clements LB870 Senator Crawford Passed Change provisions relating to direct borrowing by cities and villages
Senator Crawford LB1061 Senator Crawford Passed Change the Child Protection and Family Safety Act and eliminate a committee
Senator DeBoer LB1073 Senator DeBoer Indefinitely postponed Create the School Financing Review Commission, add basic funding aid, and change adjusted valuations, the local effort rate, and certification dates
Senator Dorn LB1014 Senator Lindstrom Passed Change provisions of the Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangement Act
Senator Erdman LR300CA Senator Erdman Indefinitely postponed Constitutional amendment to prohibit all forms of taxation other than a consumption tax
Senator Friesen LB461 Senator Friesen Passed Eliminate certificates of public convenience and necessity and permits for movers of household goods and carriers of railroad employees, provide a licensing process for such regulated motor carriers, and exempt motor carriers engaged in transportation related to agritourism from certain requirements
Senator Geist LB814 Senator Geist Passed Prohibit dismemberment abortion
Senator Gragert LB770 Senator Gragert Passed Provide for state park permits for disabled veterans and change nonresident fees for state park permits
Senator Groene LB1021 Senator Groene Passed Provide for an expedited review of certain redevelopment plans under the Community Development Law
Senator Halloran LB344 Agriculture Committee Passed Adopt the Animal Health and Disease Control Act, eliminate and provide duties for the Department of Agriculture, eliminate various acts, terminate and transfer certain funds, create a fund, and provide penalties
Senator Hansen, B. LB1203 Senator Linehan Indefinitely postponed Change provisions relating to an income tax deduction for dividends received from certain corporations
Senator Hansen, M. LB881 Senator Hansen, M. Passed Change provisions relating to criminal and civil procedure
Senator Hilgers LB1183 Senator Arch Passed Adopt the Population Health Information Act, create the Health Information Technology Board, and change prescription drug monitoring program and statewide health information exchange provisions
Senator Hilkemann LB1148 Senator Vargas Passed Provide and change requirements for reports of abuse and neglect and placement and treatment of juveniles
Senator Howard LB1144 Health and Human Services Committee Passed Change provisions relating to youth rehabilitation and treatment centers and state institutions, create the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center Special Oversight Committee of the Legislature, and provide duties for the Public Counsel
Senator Hughes LB931 Senator Halloran Passed Change a harvested products maximum weight overload exception under the Nebraska Rules of the Road
Senator Hunt LB962 Senator Hunt Passed Adopt the Nebraska Fair Pay to Play Act
Senator Kolowski LB1188 Senator Howard Passed Change provisions relating to youth rehabilitation and treatment centers
Senator Kolterman LB720 Senator Kolterman Indefinitely postponed Adopt the ImagiNE Nebraska Act, Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit Act, Customized Job Training Act, and Community Economic Opportunities Act and provide tax incentives
Senator La Grone LB1042 Senator La Grone Passed Change provisions regarding the Nebraska educational savings plan trust and the Meadowlark Program and provide for tax deductions for certain contributions
Senator Lathrop LB912 Senator Brandt Passed Adopt the County Court Expedited Civil Actions Act and change certain procedures relating to civil actions
Senator Lindstrom LB242 Senator Lindstrom Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Infrastructure Improvement and Replacement Assistance Act and provide for a turnback of state sales tax revenue
Senator Linehan LB1202 Senator Linehan Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Opportunity Scholarships Act and provide for tax credits
Senator Lowe LB783 Senator Lowe Passed Provide an exemption from licensure under the Medicine and Surgery Practice Act, redefine ambulatory surgical center under the Health Care Facility Licensure Act, and redefine a term under the Health Care Quality Improvement Act
Senator McCollister LB283 Senator Pansing Brooks Indefinitely postponed Provide for a climate change study
Senator McDonnell LB963 Senator Brewer Passed Change workers' compensation provisions for injuries to first responders and frontline state employees and burial expenses
Senator Morfeld LB997 Senator Morfeld Passed Adopt the Out-of-Network Emergency Medical Care Act
Senator Moser LB899 Senator Hughes Passed Provide certain powers for public power districts relating to fuels and fuel byproducts
Senator Murman LB147 Senator Groene Indefinitely postponed Change the Student Discipline Act to provide for use by a teacher or administrator of necessary physical contact or physical restraint and provide procedures and grounds for removal from a class in response to student behavior
Senator Pansing Brooks LB627 Senator Pansing Brooks Indefinitely postponed Prohibit discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identity
Senator Quick LB840 Senator Quick Passed Prohibit the use of electronic smoking devices as prescribed under the Nebraska Clean Indoor Air Act
Senator Scheer LB1106 Senator Scheer Indefinitely postponed Eliminate obsolete sales tax provisions
Senator Slama LR288 Senator Slama Referral Urge Congress and the United States Corps of Engineers to prioritize flood control as a top priority for the management of water systems under their authority in the Missouri River Mainstream Reservoir System Water Control Manual
Senator Stinner LB424 Senator Quick Passed Change the Nebraska Municipal Land Bank Act
Senator Vargas LB1089 Senator Vargas Governor Veto Provide a high school graduation requirement relating to federal student aid
Senator Walz LB956 Senator Walz Passed Provide duties regarding managed care contract changes and change audit provisions under the Medical Assistance Act
Senator Wayne LB1218 Senator Wayne Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Nebraska Historically Underutilized Business Program Act
Senator Williams LB808 Senator La Grone Passed Change provisions relating to accountants, provide for the ratification of defective corporate actions under the Nebraska Model Business Corporation Act, adopt the Uniform Trust Decanting Act, change provisions relating to actions on breach of warranty on improvements to real property and change provisions under the Nebraska Condominium Act, change and eliminate provisions relating to the Real Property Appraiser Act, change the Nebraska Appraisal Management Company Registration Act, redefine the term security to include certain student loans under the Public Funds Deposit Security Act, and provide an exemption to the Nebraska Real Estate License Act as prescribed
Senator Wishart LB1052 Senator Wishart Passed Provide certain authorization for pharmacists, change provisions relating to certain drugs, and provide requirements for assisted-living facilities and certain nursing facilities
Committee Priority Bills
Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Agriculture Committee LB791 Senator Slama Indefinitely postponed Change provisions of the Livestock Animal Welfare Act relating to ownership, possession, or seizure of animals
Agriculture Committee LB1152 Senator Halloran Passed Change provisions relating to hemp
Appropriations Committee LB780 Senator Stinner Passed Provide duties for the Nebraska Arts Council regarding creative districts and change provisions relating to the Nebraska Arts and Humanities Cash Fund
Appropriations Committee LB1198 Senator Stinner Passed Appropriate funds for the Governor's Emergency Program - COVID-19
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB774 Senator Williams Passed Change provisions relating to reinsurance, motor vehicle service contract reimbursement insurance, and fees for dental services and prohibit certain activities by health care facilities
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB909 Senator Williams Passed Change provisions relating to banking and finance
Business and Labor Committee LB1016 Senator Hansen, M. Passed Change provisions regarding the worker training program, the Nebraska Wage Payment and Collection Act, the Contractor Registration Act, and the Employee Classification Act and eliminate provisions regarding service letters, high voltage lines, and private employment companies
Business and Labor Committee LB1160 Senator Hansen, M. Passed Adopt the Nebraska Statewide Workforce and Education Reporting System Act
Education Committee LB920 Senator Groene Indefinitely postponed Change provisions for the distribution of lottery funds used for education, transfer powers and duties, create new acts and funds, and change education provisions
Education Committee LB1131 Senator Groene Indefinitely postponed Update academic accreditation provisions, change certain medical record fees, tax levy notice and state aid provisions, school and school district provisions, and multicultural education provisions, and require a suicide hotline
Executive Board LB681 Senator Hilgers Passed Change provisions relating to legislative subpoenas
Executive Board LR279CA Senator Scheer Indefinitely postponed Constitutional amendment to authorize an increase in the number of members of the Legislature
General Affairs Committee LB1056 Senator Lowe Passed Change provisions of the Nebraska Liquor Control Act and the Nebraska Lottery and Raffle Act
General Affairs Committee LB1064 Senator Briese Passed Change provisions relating to the sale and use of tobacco products
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB790 Senator Slama Indefinitely postponed Change the Political Subdivisions Construction Alternatives Act and certain state bidding requirements and contract approval procedures
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB1055 Senator Brewer Passed Change provisions regarding elections and the Nebraska Political Accountability and Disclosure Act
Health and Human Services Committee LB1053 Health and Human Services Committee Passed Change various provisions under the Medical Assistance Act, Health Care Facility Licensure Act, and Medication Aide Act and change receiver and receivership provisions relating to health care facilities
Health and Human Services Committee LB1140 Health and Human Services Committee Passed Change provisions relating to youth rehabilitation and treatment centers and placement of juveniles
Judiciary Committee LB1004 Senator Lathrop Governor Veto Change provisions relating to age of majority and the administration of and eligibility for parole
Judiciary Committee LB1062 Senator Lathrop Indefinitely postponed Allow the Department of Correctional Services to establish a predischarge reentry pilot program
Legislature's Planning Committee LB1155 Senator Vargas Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Middle Income Workforce Housing Investment Act and transfer funds from the General Fund
Natural Resources Committee LB632 Senator Hughes Passed Change provisions relating to the Nebraska Natural Resources Commission, the Integrated Solid Waste Management Act, the regulation of containers, and utility discontinuance and reconnection and to develop a state flood mitigation plan
Natural Resources Committee LB858 Senator Hughes Passed Change provisions of the Municipal Cooperative Financing Act, the Petroleum Release Remedial Action Act, the Niobrara Scenic River Act, and the Nebraska Litter Reduction and Recycling Act
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB1054 Senator Kolterman Passed Define the required beginning date and change deferment of payment provisions under certain retirement plans
Revenue Committee LB1074 Senator Linehan Indefinitely postponed Change provisions relating to the assessment of improvements on leased lands and the collection of certain fees and taxes
Revenue Committee LB974 Revenue Committee Indefinitely postponed Change taxation and school funding provisions
State-Tribal Relations Committee LB848 Senator Pansing Brooks Passed Rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples' Day and Columbus Day, change the Young Adult Bridge to Independence Act as it relates to Indian tribes, and require the display of tribal flags in the Capitol
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB944 Senator Geist Passed Change and provide provisions for REAL ID, motor vehicle fees, federal references, handicapped parking permits, junked vehicles, odometers, destroyed vehicles, the International Registration Plan, license plates, electronic delivery of operator’s licenses and ID cards, CDL’s, point system, vehicle length and weight limits; ATV’s and UTV’s, the International Tax Agreement Act, the unified carrier registration plan and agreement, and civil penalties
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB992 Senator Friesen Passed Adopt the Broadband Internet Service Infrastructure Act and provide for certain broadband and Internet-related services
Urban Affairs Committee LB866 Senator Wayne Passed Adopt the Municipal Density and Missing Middle Housing Act and the Middle Income Workforce Housing Investment Act
Urban Affairs Committee LB1003 Senator Walz Passed Change provisions relating to cities and villages
Speaker Priority Bills
Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Speaker Scheer LB247 Bolz Passed Adopt the Advance Mental Health Care Directives Act
Speaker Scheer LB705 Murman Passed Provide for distribution of funds upon death from an achieve a better life experience account
Speaker Scheer LB751 Blood Passed Provide for a mental health exception to compulsory education requirements
Speaker Scheer LB760 Kolterman Passed Require health carriers to provide coverage for asynchronous review by a dermatologist by way of telehealth
Speaker Scheer LB781 Stinner Passed Provide for annual continuing education for treasurers of certain local governments, change and eliminate county treasurer statement requirements, and provide a duty for the Auditor of Public Accounts
Speaker Scheer LB797 Hansen, M. Passed Change restrictions on municipal annexation
Speaker Scheer LB803 Hughes Passed Adopt the Dry Pea and Lentil Resources Act
Speaker Scheer LB832 Bostelman Passed Provide immunity from civil liability for entering a vehicle to remove a child
Speaker Scheer LB835 Halloran Passed Change provisions of the Nebraska Pure Food Act and the Weights and Measures Act
Speaker Scheer LB850 Pansing Brooks Passed Authorize placement of a monument to the First Regiment Nebraska Volunteer Infantry at Fort Donelson National Battlefield
Speaker Scheer LB865 Wayne Indefinitely postponed Provide for contributions of income tax refunds to accounts established under the Nebraska educational savings plan trust
Speaker Scheer LB889 Hilgers Passed Change appeal provisions under the Administrative Procedure Act
Speaker Scheer LB910 Stinner Passed Provide for, change, eliminate, and change distribution of fees and funds of the Secretary of State
Speaker Scheer LB911 Quick Passed Provide for acquisition of former Nebraska Veterans' Memorial Cemetery in Grand Island
Speaker Scheer LB918 Wayne Passed Create the Commission on African American Affairs
Speaker Scheer LB923 Lindstrom Passed Change sales tax provisions relating to gross receipts
Speaker Scheer LB965 McDonnell Passed Recognize American Sign Language, provide for the teaching of American Sign Language in schools and postsecondary educational institutions, and establish a language assessment program for children who are deaf or hard of hearing
Speaker Scheer LB966 DeBoer Passed Adopt the Uniform Wills Recognition Act (1977), change the Nebraska Probate Code, provide for an acknowledgment of maternity and paternity, and change provisions relating to the revocation of transfer on death deeds under the Nebraska Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act
Speaker Scheer LB1028 Lathrop Passed Change provisions relating to courts
Speaker Scheer LB1080 Lathrop Passed Require school policies that prohibit sexual conduct with students and former students
Speaker Scheer LB1107 Scheer Passed Adopt the ImagiNE Nebraska Act, Key Employer and Jobs Retention Act, Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit Act, Customized Job Training Act, Nebraska Transformational Projects Act, and Nebraska Property Tax Incentive Act and change and provide other related provisions
Speaker Scheer LB1124 Howard Passed Adopt the Opioid Prevention and Treatment Act
Speaker Scheer LB1130 Groene Passed Change provisions relating to agreements and application deadlines under the Mutual Finance Assistance Act
Speaker Scheer LB1166 Brewer Passed Change school district membership requirements as prescribed
Speaker Scheer LB1185 Health and Human Services Committee Passed Change provisions relating to participation in the federal Child Care Subsidy program and criminal history record information checks for child care staff members and child care providers