Current Priority Bill Listing

Final Date For Priority Submissions: March 19, 2019

Senator Priority Bills
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Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Senator Scheer LB481 Senator Bolz Passed Adopt the Brain Injury Trust Fund Act and change provisions related to the Nebraska Health Care Cash Fund
Senator Kolterman LB720 Senator Kolterman Select File 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 Lindstrom LB610 Senator Lindstrom Passed Adopt the Meadowlark Act, the Employer Matching Contribution Incentive Program, and the College Savings Plan Low-Income Matching Scholarship Program and change the Nebraska educational savings plan trust
Senator Wishart LB110 Senator Wishart General File Adopt the Medical Cannabis Act
Senator Brandt LB657 Senator Wayne Passed Adopt the Nebraska Hemp Farming Act and change provisions relating to the industrial hemp agricultural pilot program
Senator Linehan LB670 Senator Linehan General File Adopt the Opportunity Scholarships Act and provide tax credits
Senator Cavanaugh LB311 Senator Crawford General File Adopt the Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act
Senator Dorn LB472 Senator Dorn Veto Overridden Adopt the Qualified Judgment Payment Act, authorize a sales and use tax, and require a property tax levy
Senator DeBoer LB680 Senator DeBoer Passed Adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act
Senator Slama LB593 Senator Briese Passed Change and eliminate provisions relating to medical assistance reimbursement claims and liens and provide for retroactivity
Senator Crawford LB323 Senator Crawford Final Reading Change eligibility provisions under the Medical Assistance Act for certain disabled persons
Senator Brewer LB155 Senator Brewer Passed Change eminent domain provisions that apply to privately developed renewable energy generation facilities
Senator Clements LB155 Senator Brewer Passed Change eminent domain provisions that apply to privately developed renewable energy generation facilities
Senator Bostelman LB698 Senator Bostelman Passed Change load provisions and penalties for commercial motor vehicles and commercial trailers
Senator Wayne LB86 Senator Wayne Passed Change provisions for redevelopment plans for extremely blighted areas under the Community Development Law and change funding provisions under the Nebraska Affordable Housing Act
Senator Friesen LB663 Senator Friesen Passed Change provisions relating to Nebraska adjusted basis
Senator Hughes LB268 Senator Friesen Passed Change provisions relating to a certificate of convenience and necessity for a telecommunications company
Senator Hunt LB169 Senator Hunt General File Change provisions relating to eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Senator Hilkemann LB532 Senator Cavanaugh Passed Change provisions relating to harassment protection orders, sexual assault protection orders, and domestic abuse protection orders
Senator Lathrop LB538 Senator Lathrop Passed Change provisions relating to possession of a gambling device and provide for approval of certain mechanical amusement devices by the Department of Revenue
Senator Howard LB556 Senator Howard Passed Change provisions relating to prescriptions for controlled substances and the prescription drug monitoring program
Senator Hansen, M. LB433 Senator Hansen, M. Passed Change provisions relating to return of tenants' deposits and damages and the time period for a written notice to quit
Senator Quick LB149 Senator Quick Passed Change provisions relating to sale and use of tobacco products, electronic nicotine delivery systems, and alternative nicotine products
Senator Lowe LB153 Senator Brewer General File Change provisions relating to the taxation of military retirement benefits
Senator Williams LB463 Senator Williams Passed Change provisions relating to treasurer's tax deeds and tax sale certificates
Senator Moser LB512 Senator Linehan Passed Change revenue and taxation provisions
Senator McCollister LB284 Senator McCollister Passed Change sales and use tax provisions relating to out-of-state retailers and multivendor marketplace platforms
Senator Stinner LB424 Senator Quick General File Change the Nebraska Municipal Land Bank Act
Senator Erdman LB483 Senator Erdman General File Change the valuation of agricultural land and horticultural land
Senator Briese LB183 Senator Briese Select File Change the valuation of agricultural land and horticultural land for purposes of certain school district taxes
Senator Walz LB570 Senator Walz Passed Change transfers to the Nebraska Health Care Cash Fund and provisions regarding the strategic plan for providing services to persons with disabilities
Senator Gragert LB243 Senator Gragert Passed Create the Healthy Soils Task Force and add a use for a fund
Senator Murman LB585 Senator Friesen Passed Create the Renewable Fuel Infrastructure Program and provide for grants
Senator Chambers LB44 Senator Chambers General File Eliminate the death penalty and change provisions relating to murder in the first degree
Senator Hansen, B. LB304 Senator Crawford Passed Exempt certain operations from the definition of a food establishment under the Nebraska Pure Food Act
Senator La Grone LB470 Senator La Grone Governor Veto Exempt dwelling complexes located on United States Department of Defense military installations from taxes as prescribed and authorize and provide tax deductions for contributions to the Nebraska educational savings plan trust by employers and persons other than participants as prescribed
Senator Kolowski LB619 Senator Kolowski Passed Prohibit denial of coverage for mental health services delivered in a school
Senator Halloran LB693 Senator Halloran Passed Prohibit the selling, renting, or conveying of telephone numbers
Senator Geist LB252 Senator Geist Passed Provide a condition relating to advertisements by the state lottery
Senator Hilgers LB616 Senator Hilgers Passed Provide an interest payment exception for certain state highway and bridge construction contracts
Senator Pansing Brooks LB390 Senator Pansing Brooks Passed Provide duties regarding school resource officers and security guards
Senator Blood LB138 Senator Blood Passed Provide for a veterans' program coordinator, change and eliminate certain license plate fees, and provide for additional Military Honor Plates and Support Our Troops Plates
Senator McDonnell LB641 Senator McDonnell Passed Provide for grants for a 211 Information and Referral Network
Senator Groene LB606 Senator Groene Referral Provide for water augmentation projects and retention of water rights as prescribed
Senator Arch LB583 Senator Hilgers Passed Provide powers for certain cities, counties, and joint entities under the Transportation Innovation Act
Senator Morfeld LB352 Senator Morfeld Passed Provide requirements relating to the use of jailhouse informants
Senator Albrecht LB209 Senator Albrecht Passed Require information, materials, and reporting regarding continuing a viable pregnancy after taking mifepristone and change provisions relating to public indecency
Senator Bolz LB109 Senator Bolz General File Require the position classification plan and salary or pay plan for state employees to include certain positions
Senator Vargas LB550 Senator Vargas General File Require voter approval of fees and taxes on wireless services and eliminate the Prepaid Wireless Surcharge Act
Committee Priority Bills
Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Urban Affairs Committee LB492 Senator Wayne Veto Overridden Adopt the Regional Metropolitan Transit Authority Act
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB184 Senator Friesen Passed Adopt the Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB511 Senator Brewer Passed Authorize adjustments to state employee work schedules for participation in approved youth mentoring programs
Natural Resources Committee LB177 Senator Lindstrom Passed Change a termination date for bonding authority of natural resources districts
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB603 Senator Lindstrom Passed Change automatic teller machine fees
State-Tribal Relations Committee LB519 Senator Slama Passed Change civil and criminal provisions relating to certain sexual offenses, human trafficking, and child abuse
Revenue Committee LB288 Senator Linehan General File Change income tax rates
Executive Board LB600 Senator Walz Passed Change provisions for the bridge to independence programs, the Nebraska Children's Commission membership and operations, case management for juvenile services, the Nebraska Health Care Cash Fund, and the Public Counsel
Agriculture Committee LB227 Senator Hughes Passed Change provisions governing determination of a public or private nuisance under the Nebraska Right to Farm Act
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB462 Senator Friesen Passed Change provisions of the One-Call Notification System Act and the Nebraska Telecommunications Regulation Act
Judiciary Committee LB686 Senator Lathrop Passed Change provisions relating to Class IV felonies, post-release supervision, competency to stand trial, restrictive housing, and the long-term restrictive housing work group, create a criminal offense relating to electronic communication devices in correctional facilities, change possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person provisions, and provide for deferred judgments by courts
Appropriations Committee LB334 Senator Stinner Passed Change provisions relating to Nebraska planning and development regions, eliminate funding for the Angel Investment Tax Credit Act, provide intent for an appropriation to the Governor's Emergency Program, and increase funding and eliminate a termination date for the Business Innovation Act
Business and Labor Committee LB428 Senator Friesen Passed Change provisions relating to computation of wages under the Employment Security Law
Revenue Committee LB289 Senator Linehan General File Change provisions relating to county assessor inspections of real property for property tax purposes
Education Committee LB675 Senator Groene Passed Change provisions relating to education
General Affairs Committee LB592 Senator Briese Passed Change provisions relating to farm wineries under the Nebraska Liquor Control Act
Legislative Performance Audit Committee LB560 Senator Geist Passed Change provisions relating to tax credits under the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Act
Appropriations Committee LB638 Senator Stinner Passed Change provisions relating to the transfer of excess General Fund net receipts to the Cash Reserve Fund
General Affairs Committee LB397 Senator Briese Passed Change provisions relating to tobacco and other nicotine products and tobacco manufacturers
Health and Human Services Committee LB460 Health and Human Services Committee Passed Change provisions relating to transitional child care assistance and cash assistance and require background checks under the Child Care Licensing Act and Children's Residential Facilities and Placing Licensure Act as prescribed
Judiciary Committee LB630 Senator Morfeld Passed Change provisions relating to unlawful intrusion, sexually explicit conduct, theft, extortion, intimidation by telephone call or electronic communication, and the Sex Offender Registration Act
Business and Labor Committee LB418 Senator Cavanaugh Passed Change provisions under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act and change provisions relating to tort claims against the state, the State Self-Insured Liability Fund, and state vehicles
Education Committee LB147 Senator Groene General File 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
Agriculture Committee LB320 Senator Albrecht Passed Change various provisions of the Pesticide Act and update federal references
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB34 Senator Kolterman Passed Change various retirement provisions
Urban Affairs Committee LR14CA Senator Wayne Delivered to Governor Constitutional amendment to authorize municipalities to pledge property taxes for up to twenty years if more than one-half of the property in a redevelopment project is extremely blighted
Legislature's Planning Committee LB436 Senator Hansen, M. Governor Veto Create the Complete Count Committee
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB411 Senator Scheer Passed Name, change, and transfer provisions relating to the county civil service commission and change provisions relating to metropolitan utilities districts, county boards, elections, and political accountability and disclosure
Health and Human Services Committee LB468 Senator Walz Passed Prohibit inclusion of long-term services and supports under the medicaid managed care program and provide duties for the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Insurance
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB31 Senator Kolterman Passed Provide for a work plan relating to a transfer of management of the retirement system operated under the Class V School Employees Retirement Act to the Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Systems and to require a report and provide duties
Natural Resources Committee LB700 Senator Bostelman General File Provide for decommissioning and reclamation of a wind energy conversion system
Executive Board LB713 Senator Vargas Passed Provide for long-term analyses from the Legislative Fiscal Analyst
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB316 Senator Kolterman Passed Provide protections for pharmacies to disclose information regarding drug prices and prohibit insurers from charging covered individuals in excess of certain amounts
Speaker Priority Bills
Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Speaker Scheer LB15 Blood Passed Adopt the Children of Nebraska Hearing Aid Act
Speaker Scheer LB690 Cavanaugh Passed Adopt the Healthy Pregnancies for Incarcerated Women Act
Speaker Scheer LB375 Brewer Passed Allow certain library, archive, and museum materials to be withheld from the public
Speaker Scheer LB637 Stinner Passed Authorize sales of tourism promotional products by the Nebraska Tourism Commission
Speaker Scheer LB179 Hilgers Passed Authorize the appeal of certain motions as final orders
Speaker Scheer LB514 Morfeld Passed Change bad check provisions to include obtaining child support credit and spousal support credit
Speaker Scheer LB356 Scheer Passed Change certain license plate fee distributions, create new license plates, and provide for the discontinuance of certain plates as prescribed
Speaker Scheer LB59 Cavanaugh Passed Change investigation and reporting provisions under the Children's Residential Facilities and Placing Licensure Act
Speaker Scheer LB300 Lathrop Passed Change judges' salaries
Speaker Scheer LB96 Wayne Passed Change local building code provisions
Speaker Scheer LB496 Wayne Passed Change penalties for tampering with witnesses, informants, jurors, or physical evidence and change provisions relating to discovery in criminal cases
Speaker Scheer LB180 Bolz Passed Change program eligibility criteria under the Community College Gap Assistance Program Act
Speaker Scheer LB524 Dorn Passed Change provisions relating to annexations under the Nebraska Budget Act
Speaker Scheer LB212 Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Passed Change provisions relating to budget limitations and procedures, hearing notices for county budgets and property tax requests, and videoconferences and telephone conferences
Speaker Scheer LB237 Crawford Passed Change provisions relating to sales and use tax collection fees and authorize use of certain fees for revenue enforcement
Speaker Scheer LB379 Kolterman General File Change provisions under the Delayed Deposit Services Licensing Act and the Nebraska Installment Loan Act
Speaker Scheer LB6 Blood Passed Change residency requirements for college tuition purposes for spouses or legal dependents of persons on active duty
Speaker Scheer LB37 Hilkemann Referral Change the Podiatry Practice Act to authorize a physician assistant to assist a podiatrist
Speaker Scheer LB23 Kolterman Passed Change the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act
Speaker Scheer LB222 Albrecht Passed Change the Volunteer Emergency Responders Incentive Act
Speaker Scheer LB478 Vargas Passed Prohibit evidence of a minor's consent in any civil proceeding involving certain alleged sex offenses
Speaker Scheer LB595 Albrecht Passed Provide for restorative justice under the Dispute Resolution Act, Nebraska Juvenile Code, and the Student Discipline Act and in compulsory attendance collaboration plans and change provisions relating to mediators under the Parenting Act
Speaker Scheer LB87 Wayne Passed Provide funding in opportunity zones designated pursuant to federal law
Speaker Scheer LB218 Lindstrom Passed Redefine real property and gross receipts for tax purposes
Speaker Scheer LB445 McDonnell Passed Require cities and villages to provide annual reports relating to occupation taxes as prescribed