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 Referral State intent relating to an appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Services
Senator Vargas LB550 Senator Vargas Referral Require voter approval of fees and taxes on wireless services and eliminate the Prepaid Wireless Surcharge Act
Senator Bolz LB109 Senator Bolz Referral Require the position classification plan and salary or pay plan for state employees to include certain positions
Senator Albrecht LB209 Senator Albrecht Referral Require information regarding reversal of medication abortion
Senator Morfeld LB352 Senator Morfeld General File Provide requirements relating to the use of jailhouse informants
Senator Arch LB583 Senator Hilgers General File Provide powers for certain counties under the Transportation Innovation Act
Senator Groene LB606 Senator Groene Referral Provide for water augmentation projects and retention of water rights as prescribed
Senator McDonnell LB641 Senator McDonnell Referral Provide for grants under the Telecommunication Relay System Act for a 211 Information and Referral Network
Senator Hilgers LB616 Senator Hilgers General File Provide for build-finance projects under the Build Nebraska Act and the Transportation Innovation Act
Senator Blood LB138 Senator Blood Referral Provide for additional Military Honor Plates and Support Our Troops Plates
Senator Pansing Brooks LB390 Senator Pansing Brooks General File Provide duties regarding school resource officers and security guards
Senator La Grone LB470 Senator La Grone General File Provide a tax deduction for nonparticipant contributions and remove a tax deduction limit relating to the Nebraska educational savings plan trust
Senator Geist LB252 Senator Geist Referral Provide a condition relating to advertisements by the state lottery
Senator Halloran LB693 Senator Halloran Referral Prohibit the selling, renting, or conveying of telephone numbers
Senator Kolowski LB619 Senator Kolowski Select File Prohibit denial of coverage for mental health services delivered in a school
Senator Hansen, B. LB304 Senator Crawford Referral Exempt certain operations from the definition of a food establishment under the Nebraska Pure Food Act
Senator Chambers LB44 Senator Chambers General File Eliminate the death penalty and change provisions relating to murder in the first degree
Senator Murman LB585 Senator Friesen Referral Create the Renewable Fuel Infrastructure Program, eliminate a sales tax exemption, and provide for grants
Senator Gragert LB243 Senator Gragert General File Create the Healthy Soils Task Force
Senator Briese LB183 Senator Briese Select File Change the valuation of agricultural land and horticultural land for purposes of certain school district taxes
Senator Erdman LB483 Senator Erdman General File Change the valuation of agricultural land and horticultural land
Senator Stinner LB424 Senator Quick General File Change the Nebraska Municipal Land Bank Act
Senator McCollister LB284 Senator McCollister Delivered to Governor Change sales and use tax provisions relating to out-of-state retailers and multivendor marketplace platforms
Senator Moser LB512 Senator Linehan General File Change revenue and taxation provisions
Senator Quick LB149 Senator Quick Referral Change provisions relating to vapor products
Senator Williams LB463 Senator Williams Final Reading Change provisions relating to treasurer's tax deeds and tax sale certificates
Senator Lowe LB153 Senator Brewer Referral Change provisions relating to the taxation of military retirement benefits
Senator Howard LB556 Senator Howard General File Change provisions relating to the prescription drug monitoring program
Senator Wayne LB86 Senator Wayne General File Change provisions relating to the allocation of the Affordable Housing Trust Fund and the collection and remittance of the documentary stamp tax
Senator Hansen, M. LB433 Senator Hansen, M. Referral Change provisions relating to return of tenant's deposits and damages
Senator Lathrop LB538 Senator Lathrop Referral Change provisions relating to possession of a gambling device and provide for approval of certain mechanical amusement devices by the Department of Revenue
Senator Hilkemann LB532 Senator Cavanaugh Referral Change provisions relating to harassment protection orders, sexual assault protection orders, and domestic abuse protection orders
Senator Hunt LB169 Senator Hunt General File Change provisions relating to eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Senator Walz LB570 Senator Walz General File Change provisions relating to an advisory committee and a strategic plan for services for persons with disabilities
Senator Hughes LB268 Senator Friesen General File Change provisions relating to a certificate of convenience and necessity for a telecommunications company
Senator Friesen LB663 Senator Friesen General File Change provisions relating to Nebraska adjusted basis
Senator Bostelman LB698 Senator Bostelman General File Change load provisions and penalties for commercial motor vehicles and commercial trailers
Senator Clements LB155 Senator Brewer General File Change eminent domain provisions that apply to privately developed renewable energy generation facilities
Senator Brewer LB155 Senator Brewer General File Change eminent domain provisions that apply to privately developed renewable energy generation facilities
Senator Crawford LB323 Senator Crawford Referral Change eligibility provisions under the Medical Assistance Act for certain disabled persons
Senator Slama LB593 Senator Briese Referral Change and eliminate provisions relating to medical assistance reimbursement claims and liens and provide for retroactivity
Senator DeBoer LB680 Senator DeBoer Referral Adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act
Senator Dorn LB472 Senator Dorn General File Adopt the Qualified Judgment Payment Act and authorize a sales and use tax
Senator Cavanaugh LB311 Senator Crawford General File Adopt the Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act
Senator Linehan LB670 Senator Linehan Referral Adopt the Opportunity Scholarships Act and provide tax credits
Senator Brandt LB657 Senator Wayne Referral Adopt the Nebraska Hemp Act
Senator Wishart LB110 Senator Wishart Referral Adopt the Medical Cannabis Act
Senator Kolterman LB720 Senator Kolterman Referral Adopt the ImagiNE Nebraska Act and provide tax incentives
Senator Lindstrom LB610 Senator Lindstrom Referral Adopt the College Savings Tax Credit Act
Committee Priority Bills
Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Agriculture Committee LB227 Senator Hughes Referral Redefine terms and change determination of a public or private nuisance under the Nebraska Right to Farm Act
Executive Board LB713 Senator Vargas General File Provide for long-term accountability from the Legislative Fiscal Analyst
Natural Resources Committee LB700 Senator Bostelman Referral Provide for decommissioning and reclamation of a wind energy conversion system
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB31 Senator Kolterman Referral 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
General Affairs Committee LB592 Senator Briese Referral Provide additional powers to the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission to suspend sales of alcoholic liquor
Health and Human Services Committee LB468 Senator Walz Referral Prohibit additional services and populations under the medicaid managed care program
Appropriations Committee LB334 Senator Stinner Referral Eliminate funding for the Angel Investment Tax Credit Act and increase funding and eliminate the termination date for the Business Innovation Act
Judiciary Committee LB630 Senator Morfeld Referral Create the offense of sexual extortion and change elements and penalties for sexual offenses
Legislature's Planning Committee LB436 Senator Hansen, M. Referral Create the Complete Count Commission and provide duties regarding the census
Urban Affairs Committee LR14CA Senator Wayne General File 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
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB34 Senator Kolterman E and R Initial Change various retirement provisions
Agriculture Committee LB320 Senator Albrecht General File Change various provisions of the Pesticide Act and update federal references
Education Committee LB147 Senator Groene Referral 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
State-Tribal Relations Committee LB519 Senator Slama Referral Change statutes of limitations for certain sexual and trafficking offenses and authorize interception of communications relating to such offenses
General Affairs Committee LB397 Senator Briese Referral Change provisions relating to tobacco and other nicotine products and tobacco manufacturers
Appropriations Committee LB638 Senator Stinner Referral Change provisions relating to the transfer of excess General Fund net receipts to the Cash Reserve Fund
Legislative Performance Audit Committee LB560 Senator Geist Referral Change provisions relating to tax credits under the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Act
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB411 Senator Scheer Select File Change provisions relating to metropolitan utilities districts, county boards, elections, and political accountability and disclosure
Education Committee LB675 Senator Groene Referral Change provisions relating to education
Revenue Committee LB289 Senator Linehan Referral Change provisions relating to county assessor inspections of real property for property tax purposes
Judiciary Committee LB686 Senator Lathrop Referral Change provisions relating to correctional system emergencies
Business and Labor Committee LB418 Senator Cavanaugh Referral Change provisions relating to certain medical debt collection involving workers' compensation
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB462 Senator Friesen Referral Change provisions of the One-Call Notification System Act
Revenue Committee LB288 Senator Linehan Referral Change income tax rates
Business and Labor Committee LB428 Senator Friesen Referral Change eligibility for benefits under the Employment Security Law for certain workers in the construction industry
Health and Human Services Committee LB460 Health and Human Services Committee Referral Change criminal background check provisions under the Children's Residential Facilities and Placing Licensure Act
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB603 Senator Lindstrom General File Change automatic teller machine fees
Executive Board LB600 Senator Walz General File Change a time limit relating to the authority of the deputy public counsel for institutions
Natural Resources Committee LB177 Senator Lindstrom General File Change a termination date for bonding authority of natural resources districts
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB511 Senator Brewer E and R Initial Authorize adjustments to state employee work schedules to participate in approved youth mentoring programs
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB184 Senator Friesen Referral Adopt the Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act
Urban Affairs Committee LB492 Senator Wayne Referral Adopt the Regional Metropolitan Transit Authority Act
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB316 Senator Kolterman General File Adopt the Pharmacy Benefit Fairness and Transparency Act
Speaker Priority Bills
Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Speaker Scheer LB445 McDonnell General File Require a city of the metropolitan class to provide an annual budget report relating to use of any occupation tax levied and collected
Speaker Scheer LB218 Lindstrom General File Redefine tangible personal property and gross receipts for tax purposes
Speaker Scheer LB87 Wayne General File Provide funding in opportunity zones designated pursuant to federal law
Speaker Scheer LB478 Vargas Referral Prohibit use of consent by a minor as a defense or mitigation of damages or liability in certain civil actions arising from sexual assaults
Speaker Scheer LB496 Wayne General File Increase penalties for tampering with witnesses, informants, jurors, or physical evidence and change provisions relating to discovery in criminal cases
Speaker Scheer LB222 Albrecht General File Change the Volunteer Emergency Responders Incentive Act
Speaker Scheer LB23 Kolterman General File Change the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act
Speaker Scheer LB37 Hilkemann Referral Change the Podiatry Practice Act to authorize a physician assistant to assist a podiatrist
Speaker Scheer LB6 Blood General File Change residency provisions relating to persons on active duty and their dependents for college tuition purposes
Speaker Scheer LB212 Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee General File Change requirements for videoconferencing and telephone conferencing under the Open Meetings Act
Speaker Scheer LB379 Kolterman General File Change provisions under the Delayed Deposit Services Licensing Act and the Nebraska Installment Loan Act
Speaker Scheer LB237 Crawford General File Change provisions relating to sales and use tax collection fees
Speaker Scheer LB524 Dorn General File Change provisions relating to annexations under the Nebraska Budget Act
Speaker Scheer LB180 Bolz General File Change program eligibility criteria under the Community College Gap Assistance Program Act
Speaker Scheer LB96 Wayne General File Change local building code provisions
Speaker Scheer LB300 Lathrop General File Change judges' salaries
Speaker Scheer LB59 Cavanaugh General File Change investigation and reporting provisions under the Children's Residential Facilities and Placing Licensure Act
Speaker Scheer LB356 Scheer Referral Change fee distribution for certain specialty license plates
Speaker Scheer LB514 Morfeld General File Change bad check provisions to include obtaining child support credit and spousal support credit
Speaker Scheer LB595 Albrecht Referral Change Office of Dispute Resolution to Office of Restorative Justice and Dispute Resolution and change powers and duties of the office
Speaker Scheer LB179 Hilgers Referral Authorize the appeal of certain motions as final orders
Speaker Scheer LB637 Stinner General File Authorize sales of tourism promotional products by the Nebraska Tourism Commission
Speaker Scheer LB375 Brewer General File Allow certain library, archive, and museum materials to be withheld from the public
Speaker Scheer LB690 Cavanaugh Referral Adopt the Healthy Pregnancies for Incarcerated Women Act
Speaker Scheer LB15 Blood General File Adopt the Children of Nebraska Hearing Aid Act