2024 Priority Bill Listing

Final Date For Priority Submissions: February 15, 2024

Senator Priority Bills
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Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Senator Aguilar LB952 Senator Day Referral Require the Department of Health and Human Services to implement the federal Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer Program
Senator Albrecht LB441 Senator Albrecht Referral Change provisions relating to obscenity
Senator Arch LB461 Senator Arch Passed Change, transfer, and eliminate provisions relating to the materiel division of the Department of Administrative Services and procurement of services and personal property
Senator Armendariz LB1087 Senator Jacobson Select File Adopt the Hospital Quality Assurance and Access Assessment Act
Senator Ballard LB1300 Senator Bostar Referral Adopt the Pacific Conflict Stress Test Act and the Foreign Adversary Contracting Prohibition Act
Senator Blood LB829 Senator Blood Final Reading Change provisions relating to insurance coverage for screening for colorectal cancer
Senator Bosn LB934 Senator Bosn Referral Change provisions relating to venue and enforcement powers of the Attorney General under the Consumer Protection Act and the Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act and provide for jury trials
Senator Bostar LB937 Senator Bostar Referral Adopt the Caregiver Tax Credit Act
Senator Bostelman LB399 Senator Brewer General File Change provisions relating to privately developed renewable energy generation facilities and other electric generation facilities
Senator Brandt LB61 Senator Brandt E and R Initial Change provisions relating to regulation of dark fiber
Senator Brewer LB1394 Senator Brewer Select File Exempt Nebraska National Guard income from state income taxation
Senator Cavanaugh, J. LB184 Senator Cavanaugh, J. Delivered to Governor Provide for inadmissibility of statements of juveniles during transfer proceedings
Senator Cavanaugh, M. LB62 Senator Cavanaugh, M. General File Provide for coverage of translation and interpretation services under the medical assistance program
Senator Clements LB1067 Senator Clements General File Eliminate the inheritance tax, adopt the State Prisoner Reimbursement Act, and change the authorized uses of certain county funds
Senator Conrad LB16 Senator Conrad Delivered to Governor Require occupational boards to issue certain credentials based on credentials or work experience in another jurisdiction, provide and change requirements regarding applicants with a criminal conviction, provide for jurisprudential examinations and appeals, change requirements for membership of the State Electrical Board, and adopt the Interior Design Voluntary Registration Act
Senator Day LB126 Senator Day Referral Change provisions relating to homestead exemptions
Senator DeBoer LB175 Senator Dungan General File Adopt the Residential Tenant Clean Slate Act
Senator DeKay LB1301 Senator DeKay Referral Adopt the Foreign-owned Real Estate National Security Act
Senator Dorn LB1108 Senator Dorn General File Change a fee under the Motor Vehicle Registration Act
Senator Dover LB1313 Senator Dover General File Provide for regulation of health benefit plans for nonprofit agricultural organizations
Senator Dungan LB857 Senator Dungan Select File Create the Nebraska Prenatal Plus Program and provide for use of the Medicaid Managed Care Excess Profit Fund
Senator Erdman LB1169 Senator Erdman General File Provide, change, and eliminate provisions relating to the Nebraska State Historical Society
Senator Fredrickson LB856 Senator Fredrickson Select File Change eligibility requirements for the federal child care subsidy program
Senator Halloran LR31 Senator Halloran General File Resolution to rescind a prior resolution and apply to Congress for a convention of the states to propose amendments to the United States Constitution
Senator Hansen LB1004 Senator Hansen General File Change motorcycle, moped, and autocycle helmet provisions
Senator Hardin LB1120 Senator Hardin General File Require affidavits for certain purchases of real property near military installations
Senator Holdcroft LB137 Senator Bosn E and R Initial Provide for a penalty enhancement for a controlled substances violation resulting in serious bodily injury or death
Senator Hughes LB1035 Senator Hughes Select File Adopt the Prescription Drug Donation Act
Senator Hunt LB307 Senator Hunt Delivered to Governor Authorize syringe services programs in municipalities and counties and provide exceptions to penalties related to drug paraphernalia under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act
Senator Ibach LB1368 Senator Ibach General File Adopt the Nitrogen Reduction Incentive Act
Senator Jacobson LB31 Senator Jacobson General File Require train crews of at least two individuals as prescribed
Senator Kauth LB575 Senator Kauth Referral Adopt the Sports and Spaces Act
Senator Linehan LB1402 Senator Linehan General File Appropriate funds to the State Treasurer for the purpose of providing grants to scholarship-granting organizations
Senator Lippincott LB600 Senator Lippincott Final Reading Adopt the Municipality Infrastructure Aid Act and transfer funds from the Cash Reserve Fund
Senator Lowe LB541 Senator Lowe Select File Change provisions relating to election of public power district directors
Senator McDonnell LB1363 Senator McDonnell Referral Change provisions relating to the rate and disbursement of the documentary stamp tax, the Military Base Development and Support Fund, the Nebraska Film Office Fund, the Innovation Hub Cash Fund, and the Economic Recovery Contingency Fund
Senator McKinney LB631 Senator McKinney General File Change provisions relating to the Board of Parole
Senator Meyer LB71 Senator Sanders General File Change provisions relating to parental involvement in and access to learning materials in schools
Senator Moser LB1335 Senator Moser Referral Change provisions of and provide duties and exemptions from the Nongame and Endangered Species Conservation Act
Senator Murman LB1092 Senator Murman Referral Adopt the Online Age Verification Liability Act
Senator Raybould LB20 Senator Wayne General File Provide for restoration of voting rights upon completion of a felony sentence or probation for a felony
Senator Riepe LB1109 Senator Riepe Referral Provide an exception under the Preborn Child Protection Act to allow an abortion after twelve weeks in the case of a fatal fetal anomaly and change and eliminate certain penalty provisions relating to abortions
Senator Sanders LR277CA Senator Sanders Referral Constitutional amendment to require the Legislature to enact laws providing for life imprisonment for sex or labor trafficking of a minor and certain sex offenses involving minors
Senator Slama LB912 Senator Slama Referral Provide for contracting for reasonable terms for coverage under the Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance Coverage Act
Senator Vargas LB1355 Senator Vargas E and R Initial Provide for disbursement of grants from the Nebraska Opioid Recovery Fund
Senator Walz LB1284 Senator Walz Referral Provide for a statewide computer science education expansion program
Senator Wayne LB25 Senator Wayne General File Authorize punitive damages as prescribed and provide for distribution
Senator Wishart LB905 Senator Riepe Select File Require the Department of Health and Human Services to submit a waiver or state plan amendment for medical respite care
Senator von Gillern LB1023 Senator von Gillern Referral Provide income tax deductions for certain research or experimental expenditures
Committee Priority Bills
Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Agriculture Committee LB262 Agriculture Committee General File Change and eliminate provisions of the Nebraska Pure Food Act
Agriculture Committee LB844 Senator Erdman Select File Change provisions of the Farm Labor Contractors Act
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB1074 Senator Slama General File Adopt changes to federal law regarding banking and finance and change provisions of the Commodity Code, the Credit Union Act, and the Securities Act of Nebraska
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB1073 Senator Slama General File Change provisions relating to onsite audits of the operations of third-party administrators of insurers
Business and Labor Committee LB1170 Senator Riepe General File Change provisions of the Employment Security Law relating to benefit amounts and periods of disqualification for benefits
Business and Labor Committee LB1017 Senator Bosn General File Change the schedule of compensation for certain injuries resulting in disability under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act
Education Committee LB1329 Senator Murman Referral Change provisions of the Nebraska Career Scholarship Act
Education Committee LB1331 Senator Murman Referral Change provisions related to truancy and attendance and various programs administered by the State Department of Education
Executive Board LB1321 Senator Arch Referral Change provisions relating to the Public Counsel, the Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare, and the Inspector General of the Nebraska Correctional System
Executive Board LB1104 Senator Aguilar Select File Change fees for lobbyist registration and change distribution of such fees
General Affairs Committee LB685 Senator Lowe Select File Provide requirements for sale of certain alcoholic beverages and change provisions relating to the Mechanical Amusement Device Tax Act
General Affairs Committee LB1204 Senator Cavanaugh, J. General File Define rickhouse and authorize a holder of a manufacturer’s license or microdistillery license to operate a rickhouse under the Nebraska Liquor Control Act
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB287 Senator Brewer Select File Eliminate obsolete provisions relating to the 2020 federal decennial census and provide, change, and eliminate provisions relating to petitions, conflicts of interest, voter registration and voting as prescribed in the Election Act, and notice and virtual conferencing requirements under the Open Meetings Act
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB43 Senator Sanders Select File Adopt the First Freedom Act and the Personal Privacy Protection Act, authorize tribal regalia to be worn by students, change provisions relating to withholding records from the public, provide requirements for interpretation of statutes, rules, and regulations, and prohibit state agencies from imposing certain requirements on charitable organizations
Health and Human Services Committee LB1215 Senator Hansen General File Change provisions relating to credentialing fees, communicable diseases, rehabilitation beds, and acute care beds
Judiciary Committee LB253 Senator Brewer Referral Provide for an additional location for the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center
Judiciary Committee LB348 Senator Wayne General File Adopt the Community Work Release and Treatment Centers Act and change provisions relating to the Board of Parole, the Department of Correctional Services, and the Office of Probation Administration
Legislature's Planning Committee LB904 Senator DeBoer General File Change duties of the Department of Health and Human Services regarding child care reimbursement rates
Natural Resources Committee LB867 Senator Bostelman General File Provide for a voluntary hunting and fishing guide and outfitter database
Natural Resources Committee LB1370 Senator Bostelman Referral Provide requirements for retirement of a dispatchable electric generation facility by an electric supplier
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB686 Senator Walz Referral Adopt the Cities of the First Class Firefighters Cash Balance Retirement Act
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB196 Senator Bostar Referral Change provisions relating to the Nebraska State Patrol Retirement System and benefits provided upon the death of an officer after retirement and annual benefit adjustment calculations
Revenue Committee LB388 Senator Linehan Referral Change provisions relating to sales taxes
Revenue Committee LB1317 Senator Linehan Referral State findings relating to property taxes
State-Tribal Relations Committee LB1288 Senator Raybould E and R Initial Provide for recognition of tribal mental health and dangerous sex offender commitment orders and for transportation of and commitment of persons civilly committed under tribal law
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB1200 Senator Moser General File Adopt updates to federal law relating to motor vehicles and motor carriers and change provisions relating to the Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title Act, the Motor Vehicle Operator's License Act, the Motor Vehicle Registration Act, and the Nebraska Rules of the Road
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB1031 Senator Bostelman Referral Change provisions relating to the Nebraska Telecommunications Universal Service Fund, dark fiber leases, and broadband telecommunications services
Urban Affairs Committee LB164 Senator McKinney General File Adopt updates to building and energy codes
Urban Affairs Committee LB840 Senator McKinney Referral Adopt the Poverty Elimination Action Plan Act
Speaker Priority Bills
Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Speaker Arch LB78 Senator Day Passed Redefine massage therapy under the Massage Therapy Practice Act
Speaker Arch LB233 Senator Cavanaugh, J. General File Provide for child support payment disregard under aid to dependent children program and eliminate child support income in determining eligibility
Speaker Arch LB308 Senator Bostar Passed Adopt the Genetic Information Privacy Act
Speaker Arch LB607 Senator McDonnell General File Change provisions relating to grants for the 211 Information and Referral Network
Speaker Arch LB664 Senator Riepe Passed Provide powers and duties for the state medicaid fraud control unit and the Attorney General
Speaker Arch LB834 Senator Blood General File Establish requirements for a resident dental license
Speaker Arch LB839 Senator Lowe General File Change provisions relating to the executive director and members of the State Racing and Gaming Commission
Speaker Arch LB852 Senator Jacobson General File Provide limitations for reimbursement for durable medical equipment
Speaker Arch LB870 Senator Cavanaugh, M. General File Provide for additional rights of notification, information, and preservation of evidence under the Sexual Assault Victims' Bill of Rights Act
Speaker Arch LB874 Senator Bostar Referral Change requirements relating to child care licensing and child care facilities
Speaker Arch LB876 Senator Holdcroft Referral Adopt the Newborn Safe Haven Act
Speaker Arch LB894 Senator Ibach General File Change law enforcement certification requirements for candidates for county sheriff
Speaker Arch LB906 Senator Riepe General File Change provisions relating to child labor laws
Speaker Arch LB932 Senator Fredrickson General File Change provisions relating to provisional mental health practitioner licenses
Speaker Arch LB1027 Senator Clements General File Change provisions relating to schools which elect not to meet accreditation and approval requirements
Speaker Arch LB1030 Senator Bostelman General File Change provisions of the County Bridge Match Program and provide for a transfer of funds from the Roads Operations Cash Fund
Speaker Arch LB1051 Senator DeBoer Referral Eliminate obsolete provisions and reorganize provisions of the Nebraska Juvenile Code and change certain filing deadlines
Speaker Arch LB1069 Senator Halloran General File Change provisions relating to the State Fire Marshal, pipeline facility administration assessments, and the Boiler Inspection Act and eliminate the Nebraska Fire Safety Appeal Board, appeals procedures, and obsolete provisions
Speaker Arch LB1088 Senator Linehan General File Change provisions relating to certain employment and investment requirements under the Nebraska Advantage Act
Speaker Arch LB1126 Senator Bosn Referral Create the National Career Readiness Certificate Pilot Program within the Department of Correctional Services
Speaker Arch LB1195 Senator Conrad Referral Change provisions relating to county attorneys, public defenders, and loan repayments for attorneys practicing in certain rural areas
Speaker Arch LB1197 Senator von Gillern General File Change the Sports Arena Facility Financing Assistance Act
Speaker Arch LB1306 Education Committee General File Eliminate the Professional Practices Commission and provide, change, and eliminate provisions relating to standards for and conduct of teachers and administrators
Speaker Arch LB1344 Senator Wayne General File Change provisions of the Nebraska Innovation Hub Act
Speaker Arch LB1393 Senator Hansen General File Change provisions of the Nebraska Student-Athlete Name, Image, or Likeness Rights Act