Current Priority Bill Listing

Final Date For Priority Submissions: March 12, 2021

Senator Priority Bills
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Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Senator Blood LB14 Senator Blood Passed Adopt the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact
Senator Slama LB139 Senator Briese Passed Adopt the COVID-19 Liability Act and the Health Care Crisis Protocol Act
Senator Hansen, M. LB258 Senator Vargas General File Adopt the Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act
Senator Vargas LB241 Senator Vargas Select File Adopt the Meatpacking Employees COVID-19 Protection Act
Senator Wishart LB474 Senator Wishart General File Adopt the Medicinal Cannabis Act
Senator Hilgers LB388 Senator Friesen Passed Adopt the Nebraska Broadband Bridge Act
Senator Flood LB649 Senator Flood Passed Adopt the Nebraska Financial Innovation Act and provisions for controllable electronic records under the Uniform Commercial Code
Senator Hughes LB650 Senator Flood Passed Adopt the Nebraska Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide Act
Senator Groene LB40 Senator Groene Passed Adopt the Nebraska Rural Projects Act
Senator Linehan LB364 Senator Linehan General File Adopt the Opportunity Scholarships Act and provide tax credits
Senator Geist LB408 Senator Briese General File Adopt the Property Tax Request Act
Senator Hansen, B. LB644 Senator Hansen, B. Passed Adopt the Property Tax Request Act, change dates relating to tax levies, and change provisions relating to property tax refunds
Senator Friesen LB454 Senator Friesen General File Adopt the School Property Tax Stabilization Act and change the valuation of agricultural land
Senator Williams LB322 Senator Williams Passed Adopt the School Safety and Security Reporting System Act
Senator Day LB639 Senator Day Passed Adopt the Seizure Safe Schools Act
Senator Wayne LB544 Senator Wayne Passed Adopt the Urban Redevelopment Act and provide tax incentives
Senator Dorn LB103 Senator Dorn Passed Appropriate funds to aid counties to pay certain federal judgments
Senator Walz LB542 Senator Walz General File Authorize the issuance of highway bonds under the Nebraska Highway Bond Act
Senator Lathrop LB54 Senator Lathrop Select File Change immunity for intentional torts under the Political Subdivisions Tort Claims Act and the State Tort Claims Act
Senator Bostelman LB338 Senator Bostelman Passed Change provisions regarding broadband service and provide requirements for and change provisions relating to funding for broadband infrastructure
Senator Lindstrom LB39 Senator Lindstrom Passed Change provisions regarding the Convention Center Support Fund and the Sports Arena Facility Financing Assistance Act and provide for grants for cities of the first class with creative districts
Senator DeBoer LB485 Senator DeBoer Passed Change provisions relating to child care assistance
Senator Clements LB236 Senator Brewer Passed Change provisions relating to controlled substances and firearms
Senator Stinner LB18 Senator Kolterman Passed Change provisions relating to equivalent employees and qualified locations under the ImagiNE Nebraska Act
Senator Hunt LB260 Senator Hunt Passed Change provisions relating to good cause for voluntarily leaving employment under the Employment Security Law
Senator Cavanaugh, J. LB320 Senator Cavanaugh, J. Passed Change provisions relating to landlords and tenants
Senator Hilkemann LB496 Senator Hilkemann Select File Change provisions relating to postconviction relief and require collection of DNA samples from persons arrested for crimes of violence or burglary
Senator Moser LB579 Senator Moser Passed Change provisions relating to reports regarding highway construction by the Department of Transportation
Senator McCollister LB108 Senator McCollister Veto Overridden Change provisions relating to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Senator Gragert LB387 Senator Brewer Passed Change provisions relating to the taxation of military retirement benefits
Senator Kolterman LB64 Senator Lindstrom Passed Change provisions relating to the taxation of social security benefits
Senator Pansing Brooks LB307 Senator Pansing Brooks Passed Change provisions relating to transfer of a case to juvenile court and appointment of counsel for juveniles
Senator Lowe LB273 Senator Lowe Passed Change provisions relating to youth rehabilitation and treatment centers and provide for immediate changes of placement
Senator Arch LB400 Senator Arch Passed Change requirements related to coverage of telehealth by insurers and medicaid
Senator Briese LB2 Senator Briese Passed Change the valuation of agricultural land and horticultural land for certain school district taxes
Senator Erdman LR11CA Senator Erdman General File Constitutional amendment to require enactment of a consumption tax and prohibit certain other forms of taxation
Senator McKinney LB451 Senator McKinney Passed Define terms and change provisions relating to unlawful employment practices under the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act
Senator Morfeld LB88 Senator Morfeld Select File Protect free speech rights of student journalists and student media advisers
Senator Brewer LB409 Senator Brewer Referral Provide a moratorium on construction of electric transmission lines and create the Electric Transmission Line Study Committee of the Legislature
Senator Pahls LB26 Senator Wayne Passed Provide a sales tax exemption for residential water service
Senator Brandt LB306 Senator Brandt Veto Overridden Provide eligibility requirements for the low-income home energy assistance program
Senator Cavanaugh, M. LR29 Senator Cavanaugh, M. Adopted Provide for appointment by the Executive Board of a special committee to be known as the Eastern Service Area Child Welfare Contract Special Investigative and Oversight Committee of the Legislature
Senator Bostar LB630 Senator Bostar Passed Provide for a study of the efficacy of commercial air filters in classrooms
Senator Murman LB390 Senator Murman Passed Provide for credentials based on reciprocity and change requirements for credentials under the Uniform Credentialing Act
Senator Aguilar LB371 Senator Aguilar Passed Provide for games of chance under the Nebraska Racetrack Gaming Act at state, district, and county fair locations
Senator McDonnell LB298 Senator McDonnell Select File Redefine public benefits and change provisions of the Employment Security Law relating to the disqualification of certain aliens
Senator Albrecht LB281 Senator Albrecht Select File Require child sexual abuse prevention programs for school students and staff
Senator Sanders LB389 Senator Sanders Passed Require the issuance of teaching certificates and permits to military spouses
Senator Halloran LR14 Senator Halloran General File Resolution to Congress for convention of the states to propose amendments to the United States Constitution
Committee Priority Bills
Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Revenue Committee LB432 Revenue Committee Passed Adopt the Firefighter Cancer Benefits Act, change restricted funds provisions, provide a tax credit and an income tax exemption, change the corporate income tax rate, extend the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Act application period, and redefine a term relating to the Nebraska educational savings plan trust
Urban Affairs Committee LB156 Senator Wayne Passed Adopt the Municipal Inland Port Authority Act and change provisions of the Site and Building Development Act
Urban Affairs Committee LB131 Senator Hunt Passed Adopt the Municipal Natural Gas System Emergency Assistance Act and change provisions relating to ordinances, bond elections, municipal boundaries, the Community Development Law, and building and plumbing codes
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB375 Senator Kolterman Referral Adopt the Pharmacy Benefit Manager Regulation and Transparency Act
Appropriations Committee LB566 Senator McDonnell Passed Adopt the Shovel-Ready Capital Recovery and Investment Act
State-Tribal Relations Committee LB185 Senator Brewer Passed Appropriate funds to the Department of Health and Human Services for public health aid
Health and Human Services Committee LB376 Senator Cavanaugh, M. Select File Authorize services and supports for children with developmental disabilities and their families and provide duties for the Advisory Committee on Developmental Disabilities
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB215 Senator Hughes General File Change 911 service surcharge provisions
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB522 Senator Friesen Referral Change a motor vehicle identification inspection training provision under the Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title Act
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB17 Senator Kolterman Passed Change fees for and provide for transfers to the Nebraska Retirement Fund for Judges and change actuarial valuation and amortization provisions for certain state retirement systems
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB487 Senator Arch Passed Change insurance coverage provisions for mental health conditions and serious mental illness
Education Committee LB529 Senator Walz Select File Change provisions for the distribution of lottery funds used for education, transfer powers and duties, create new acts and funds, and change education provisions
Agriculture Committee LB572 Senator Halloran Passed Change provisions of the Livestock Brand Act
Agriculture Committee LB324 Senator Brandt Passed Change provisions of the Nebraska Meat and Poultry Inspection Law
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB285 Senator Brewer Passed Change provisions relating to adjusting boundaries for elections and change and eliminate provisions regarding elections for various purposes
Appropriations Committee LB488 Senator Stinner Referral Change provisions relating to appropriations
Natural Resources Committee LB507 Senator Bostelman Passed Change provisions relating to hunting permits, electors under the Irrigation District Act, and the Water Sustainability Fund and prohibit the use of treated seed in the production of agricultural ethyl alcohol
Judiciary Committee LB51 Senator Lathrop Passed Change provisions relating to qualifications, training, certification, accreditation, powers, and duties of certain law enforcement personnel
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB147 Senator Kolterman Veto Overridden Change provisions relating to retirement systems for Class V school districts
Natural Resources Committee LB399 Senator Bostelman Referral Change provisions relating to rural water districts
Judiciary Committee LB568 Senator Pansing Brooks Select File Change provisions relating to truancy, juvenile courts, the Community-based Juvenile Services Aid Program, the Commission Grant Program, and compulsory education
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB83 Senator Flood Passed Change public meeting provisions and provide for virtual conferencing under the Open Meetings Act
Health and Human Services Committee LB428 Health and Human Services Committee Passed Changes provisions relating to juvenile services under the jurisdiction of the Department of Health and Human Services
Executive Board LR18CA Senator Wayne Referral Constitutional amendment to change legislative term limits to three consecutive terms
Legislature's Planning Committee LB132 Senator DeBoer Select File Create the School Financing Review Commission
Education Committee LB528 Senator Walz Passed Provide, change, and eliminate provisions relating to education
Revenue Committee LB595 Senator Albrecht Passed Provide and change sales and use tax exemptions for certain products and agricultural machinery and equipment, exclude certain income from gross receipts, and change funding for and require reports regarding the Game and Parks Commission Capital Maintenance Fund
Executive Board LR25 Health and Human Services Committee Adopted Provide for appointment by the Executive Board of a special committee of the Legislature to be known as the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center Special Oversight Committee of the Legislature
General Affairs Committee LB274 Senator Lowe Passed Provide for taxation of ready-to-drink cocktails, the sale of mixed alcoholic beverages by certain retailers and farm wineries, and promotional farmers market special designated licenses under the Nebraska Liquor Control Act
General Affairs Committee LB561 Senator Briese Passed Rename and change powers and duties of the State Racing Commission and provide regulation and enforcement regarding sports wagering and other gambling activities at licensed racetrack enclosures
Speaker Priority Bills
Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Speaker Hilgers LB271 Morfeld Passed Adopt the 24/7 Sobriety Program Act
Speaker Hilgers LB452 McKinney Passed Adopt the Financial Literacy Act and provide graduation requirements and academic content standards
Speaker Hilgers LB396 Brandt Passed Adopt the Nebraska Farm-to-School Program Act
Speaker Hilgers LB501 Flood Passed Adopt the Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act, the Uniform Registration of Canadian Money Judgments Act, the Uniform Powers of Appointment Act, and the Uniform Easement Relocation Act and change provisions relating to succession to real property and claims against the estate of a medical assistance recipient
Speaker Hilgers LB9 Blood Passed Change annexation requirements and property tax special valuation provisions
Speaker Hilgers LB664 Groene Passed Change distributions from the Mutual Finance Assistance Fund
Speaker Hilgers LB336 Hughes Passed Change fees for state park entry permits
Speaker Hilgers LB143 Kolterman Passed Change notice requirements regarding changes in a juvenile's placement
Speaker Hilgers LB152 Slama Passed Change provisions regarding fireworks
Speaker Hilgers LB527 Walz Passed Change provisions relating to transition services for students with a developmental disability
Speaker Hilgers LB197 Vargas Passed Change residency requirements for college tuition purposes for award recipients from the National Service Trust
Speaker Hilgers LB92 Clements Passed Change residency requirements for college tuition purposes for students from exempt schools and prohibit discrimination against such students
Speaker Hilgers LB366 Briese Passed Change the Nebraska Advantage Microenterprise Tax Credit Act
Speaker Hilgers LB682 Linehan Passed Change the New Markets Job Growth Investment Act
Speaker Hilgers LB247 Pansing Brooks Passed Create the Mental Health Crisis Hotline Task Force
Speaker Hilgers LB406 McDonnell Passed Create the Statewide Tourism And Recreational Water Access and Resource Sustainability Special Committee of the Legislature
Speaker Hilgers LB81 Hilkemann Passed Provide authority for sanitary and improvement districts to own, construct, and maintain public parking facilities
Speaker Hilgers LB497 DeBoer Passed Provide for compensation under the Nebraska Crime Victim's Reparations Act for health care providers examining or treating victims of sexual assault, domestic assault, or child abuse
Speaker Hilgers LB283 Briese General File Provide for year-round daylight saving time
Speaker Hilgers LB500 Geist Passed Provide venue for prosecution of offenses committed using an electronic communication device
Speaker Hilgers LB84 Bostelman Passed Redefine terms relating to tax incentive performance audits and the ImagiNE Nebraska Act
Speaker Hilgers LB583 Murman Passed Require electronic prescriptions for controlled substances
Speaker Hilgers LB423 Lathrop Passed Require registration of home inspectors
Speaker Hilgers LB411 Lathrop Passed Require sharing of information with the designated health information exchange and change provisions related to the Health Information Technology Board
Speaker Hilgers LB154 Wayne Passed Require tracking of student discipline as prescribed