Current Priority Bill Listing

Final Date For Priority Submissions: February 20, 2018

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Senator Priority Bills
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Priority Document
Status Description
Senator Chambers LB449 Senator Chambers General File Repeal the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Management Act
Senator Howard LB931 Senator Howard E and R Engrossing Provide requirements for opiate and controlled substance prescriptions
Senator McCollister LB776 Senator McCollister General File Provide requirements for inmate access to telephone or videoconferencing systems in county and city jails
Senator Murante LB1115 Senator Murante Referral Provide population requirements for establishing district boundary lines for legislative districts, Supreme Court districts, and certain political subdivisions
Senator Scheer LB845 Senator Briese General File Provide for supportive services relating to child custody
Senator Crawford LB589 Senator Crawford General File Provide for depositions of a child victim or child witness
Senator Albrecht LB1040 Senator Albrecht General File Provide for certificates of nonviable birth
Senator Hughes LB1009 Senator Murante General File Provide a super-two rural highway classification and change maximum highway speed limits as prescribed
Senator Quick LB1132 Senator Pansing Brooks General File Provide a procedure to set aside convictions of victims of sex trafficking and to expunge related records
Senator Walz LB1113 Senator Walz Referral Provide an exception for leasing dark fiber or providing broadband, Internet, telecommunications, or video services by an agency or political subdivision of the state
Senator Friesen LB1103 Senator Friesen Referral Provide a minimum amount of state aid for each school district
Senator Blood LB685 Senator Blood E and R Engrossing Provide a funding priority for special-needs military dependents under the Developmental Disabilities Services Act
Senator Kuehn LB1130 Senator Kuehn General File Provide a disclosure requirement for certain tax-exempt organizations under the Nebraska Political Accountability and Disclosure Act
Senator Stinner LB98 Senator Friesen General File Extend certain levy authority for natural resources districts
Senator Williams LB496 Senator Stinner Select File Define and redefine terms under the Community Development Law
Senator Wayne LB990 Senator Wayne General File Create the offense of possession of a firearm by a prohibited juvenile offender
Senator Bolz LB998 Senator Walz General File Create the Collaborative School Behavioral and Mental Health Program
Senator Larson LR1CA Senator Murante General File Constitutional amendment to require voter identification
Senator Schumacher LR269CA Senator Schumacher General File Constitutional amendment to authorize the Legislature to delegate complete or partial sovereignty to one area of the state
Senator Lindstrom LB738 Senator Lindstrom Referral Change revenue and taxation provisions relating to an adjustment to income for social security benefits
Senator Kolowski LB838 Senator Wishart General File Change provisions relating to the Indoor Tanning Facility Act
Senator Brewer LB1054 Senator Brewer Referral Change provisions relating to hearings before the Nebraska Power Review Board and electric generation using wind
Senator Baker LB710 Senator Baker Passed Change provisions relating to civil claims of four thousand dollars or less
Senator McDonnell LB913 Senator McDonnell E and R Engrossing Change provisions relating to assault with a bodily fluid against a public safety officer to include a health care professional
Senator Pansing Brooks LB158 Senator Pansing Brooks General File Change provisions relating to appointment of counsel for juveniles
Senator Brasch LB1069 Senator Brasch Referral Change provisions related to the Committee on Americanism
Senator Groene LB640 Senator Groene General File Change provisions of the Property Tax Credit Act and provide school district property tax relief
Senator Vargas LB194 Senator Vargas Referral Change provisions of the Credit Services Organization Act, Delayed Deposit Services Licensing Act, and Nebraska Installment Loan Act
Senator Morfeld LB757 Senator Morfeld Passed Change provisions of the Credit Report Protection Act and the Financial Data Protection and Consumer Notification of Data Security Breach Act of 2006
Senator Hilkemann LB42 Senator Hilkemann E and R Engrossing Change motor vehicle provisions relating to child passenger restraint requirements
Senator Kolterman LB439 Senator Wishart Final Reading Change licensure and regulation provisions for assisted-living facilities
Senator Clements LB773 Senator Clements E and R Engrossing Change intimidation by telephone call provisions and prohibit intimidation by electronic communication
Senator Krist LB368 Senator Lowe General File Change helmet provisions, change passenger age limits, and require eye protection for operators of motorcycles and mopeds
Senator Riepe LB1034 Senator Riepe General File Change facility standards for school-age child care programs
Senator Thibodeau LB948 Senator Murante General File Change and eliminate provisions relating to rules and regulations
Senator Bostelman LB902 Senator Bostelman General File Authorize the withholding from the public of information regarding firearm registration, possession, sale, or use
Senator Wishart LB989 Senator Wishart Referral Authorize testing of autonomous vehicles by a city of the primary class on its roadways
Senator Harr LB1108 Senator Harr Referral Authorize certain tax credits, change the sales tax rate, and provide for school foundation aid and certain grant programs
Senator Lowe LB389 Senator Friesen General File Adopt the Small Wireless Facilities Act
Senator Briese LB1084 Senator Briese Referral Adopt the Property Tax Request Limitation Act, provide sunset dates for certain tax exemptions and incentives, and change other revenue and taxation provisions
Senator Erdman LB829 Senator Erdman Referral Adopt the Property Tax Relief Act
Senator Linehan LB295 Senator Smith General File Adopt the Opportunity Scholarships Act and provide tax credits
Senator Ebke LB299 Senator Ebke E and R Initial Adopt the Occupational Board Reform Act and change procedures for rules and regulations
Senator Watermeier LB44 Senator Watermeier Final Reading Adopt the Noncollecting Retailer Notice and Reporting Act
Senator Hansen LB986 Senator Hansen General File Adopt the Neighborhood Improvement District Act and change provisions relating to special assessments for other improvement or development districts as prescribed
Senator Smith LB947 Senator Smith Referral Adopt the Nebraska Property Tax Cuts and Opportunities Act, change income tax rates, and eliminate certain exemptions and credits
Senator Halloran LB1058 Senator Halloran Referral Adopt the Faithful Delegate to Federal Article V Convention Act
Senator Hilgers LB1119 Senator Riepe Select File Adopt the Direct Primary Care Pilot Program Act
Senator Geist LB993 Senator Friesen E and R Engrossing Add, change, and eliminate provisions relating to 911 service system planning and funding

Committee Priority Bills

Priority Document
Status Description
Education Committee LB778 Senator Groene General File Require voter approval for school district building fund levies
Appropriations Committee LB861 Senator Watermeier Select File Require certain prosecution costs be paid by the state and authorize independent counsel requests by the Attorney General for certain criminal cases
Natural Resources Committee LB758 Senator Hughes Passed Provide for voluntary payments in lieu of taxes on water augmentation project lands as prescribed
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB548 Senator Lindstrom Referral Provide for the consolidation of the Class V school employees' retirement system and the School Employees Retirement System of the State of Nebraska
State-Tribal Relations Committee LB807 Senator Harr General File Provide for replacement of a statue in the United States Capitol
Health and Human Services Committee LB731 Senator Williams Referral Provide for licensure of remote dispensing pharmacies
Judiciary Committee LB841 Senator Pansing Brooks General File Provide duties relating to correctional overcrowding emergencies
Agriculture Committee LB477 Senator McCollister Referral Prohibit certain unlawful acts as prescribed relating to the Weights and Measures Act
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB1065 Senator Murante Referral Permit use of electronic poll books and use of digital images for confirmation of the voter's identity
Natural Resources Committee LB1008 Senator Bostelman General File Increase amounts of liquidated damages for certain violations of the Game Law
Health and Human Services Committee LB793 Senator Riepe Referral Eliminate provisions relating to specialized services under the Developmental Disabilities Services Act
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB994 Senator Friesen General File Create the Rural Broadband Study Task Force, change provisions relating to the Nebraska Telecommunications Universal Service Fund, and change powers and duties of the Public Service Commission as prescribed
General Affairs Committee LB921 Senator Lowe General File Create a licensing exception under the State Electrical Act for certain farm building construction
Urban Affairs Committee LB874 Urban Affairs Committee Delivered to Governor Change the Community Development Law
Executive Board LB1078 Senator Crawford E and R Engrossing Change sibling placement and other foster care requirements, change sibling visitation, require reporting of sexual abuse, and eliminate certain obsolete provisions
Legislative Performance Audit Committee LB936 Legislative Performance Audit Committee Delivered to Governor Change provisions relating to tax incentive performance audits under the Legislative Performance Audit Act
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB750 Senator Williams Delivered to Governor Change provisions relating to mortgage licensing, recording of real property instruments, and rights and duties of secured creditors
Business and Labor Committee LB953 Senator Albrecht General File Change provisions relating to lump-sum settlements under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act
Revenue Committee LB1090 Senator Smith E and R Engrossing Change provisions relating to income tax brackets, personal exemptions, standard deductions, and itemized deductions
Revenue Committee LB1089 Senator Smith General File Change provisions relating to confidential tax information, refundable income tax credits, and homestead exemptions
Agriculture Committee LB808 Senator Harr General File Change provisions relating to community gardens and seed libraries
Urban Affairs Committee LB873 Urban Affairs Committee General File Change provisions relating to cities of particular classes and villages, correct and include references as prescribed, and eliminate obsolete provisions and repeal definitions
General Affairs Committee LB1120 Senator Larson Referral Change provisions of the Nebraska Liquor Control Act and music licensing provisions
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB909 Senator Bostelman General File Change motor vehicle titling and registration provisions, assembled and kit vehicle provisions, and the branding of certificates of title as reconstructed or replica
Judiciary Committee LB670 Senator Krist General File Change membership, powers, and duties of the Nebraska Coalition for Juvenile Justice
Education Committee LB1081 Education Committee General File Change education provisions regarding reporting, penalties, residency, boundaries, priority schools, subpoena authority, poverty, and limited English proficiency
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB1005 Senator Kolterman General File Change county and school retirement provisions
Business and Labor Committee LB791 Senator Ebke Referral Change Nebraska State Patrol employees' bargaining rights
Legislative Performance Audit Committee LB935 Legislative Performance Audit Committee Select File Authorize the inspection of certain tax return information and change application, reporting, and record retention provisions under the Nebraska Advantage Act
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB1015 Senator Briese General File Allow withholding from public of reports of injury under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act that reveal an employee's identity
Appropriations Committee LB775 Senator Stinner Delivered to Governor Adopt the State Park System Construction Alternatives Act
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB743 Senator Lindstrom Delivered to Governor Adopt the Public Adjusters Licensing Act and change continuing education and prelicensing education provisions
Executive Board LB744 Executive Board Passed Adopt the Legislative Qualifications and Election Contests Act

Speaker Priority Bills

Priority Document
Status Description
Speaker Scheer LB1091 Smith General File Update references to the Internal Revenue Code
Speaker Scheer LB745 Watermeier E and R Initial Require notice relating to certain refunds of local sales and use taxes
Speaker Scheer LB901 Bostelman E and R Initial Require Director of Aeronautics to consult with the Military Department in certain structure permitting decisions
Speaker Scheer LB957 Lowe General File Provide procedures for choosing a method of payment for payments under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act
Speaker Scheer LB923 Morfeld Select File Provide immunity for certain law enforcement employees administering naloxone and change provisions relating to immunity for persons reporting or experiencing alcohol overdoses
Speaker Scheer LB724 Wayne E and R Engrossing Provide for segregation of keno funds, electronic fund transfers, and deposit of gross proceeds by a sales outlet location as prescribed
Speaker Scheer LB827 Lowe General File Provide for disposition of property of members of veterans' homes and change state personnel system exemptions for the Department of Veterans' Affairs
Speaker Scheer LB714 Howard Select File Provide a procedure for judicial emancipation of a minor
Speaker Scheer LB596 Groene General File Exempt equine massage therapy from credentialing and regulation under the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act
Speaker Scheer LB379 Harr E and R Engrossing Create the Willa Cather Historical Building Cash Fund and provide for grants for and change provisions relating to the Willa Cather historical buildings
Speaker Scheer LB760 Hughes Select File Change the Volunteer Emergency Responders Incentive Act
Speaker Scheer LB903 Linehan E and R Initial Change provisions relating to the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Act
Speaker Scheer LB741 Lindstrom Select File Change provisions relating to real property appraisers
Speaker Scheer LB865 Crawford General File Change provisions relating to passage of ordinances by cities and villages
Speaker Scheer LB702 Kolterman E and R Engrossing Change provisions relating to children's health care coverage and Title IV-D child support order modification procedures
Speaker Scheer LB906 Williams General File Change provisions relating to Schedule I controlled substances
Speaker Scheer LB940 Friesen General File Change provisions of the Civic and Community Center Financing Act relating to fund use, grant request limits, property sale restrictions, and grant application priority
Speaker Scheer LB1098 Hilgers E and R Initial Change dollar threshold for certain purchasing requirements under the County Purchasing Act
Speaker Scheer LB803 Stinner Select File Change certain permit and certificate requirements relating to prekindergarten programs
Speaker Scheer LB697 Ebke E and R Engrossing Change certain district court judicial district boundaries
Speaker Scheer LB751 Legislative Performance Audit Committee General File Change agency duties with respect to adoption of rules and regulations
Speaker Scheer LB729 Wayne General File Allow claims arising out of misrepresentation or deceit under the Political Subdivisions Tort Claims Act and State Tort Claims Act
Speaker Scheer LB1121 Larson General File Adopt the Nebraska Uniform Protected Series Act
Speaker Scheer LB117 Hilkemann Select File Adopt the Investigational Drug Use Act
Speaker Scheer LB104 Bolz E and R Engrossing Adopt the Health Care Surrogacy Act