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 Hughes LB268 Senator Friesen Delivered to Governor Change provisions relating to a certificate of convenience and necessity for a telecommunications company
Senator Pansing Brooks LB390 Senator Pansing Brooks Delivered to Governor Provide duties regarding school resource officers and security guards
Senator Dorn LB472 Senator Dorn Delivered to Governor Adopt the Qualified Judgment Payment Act, authorize a sales and use tax, and require a property tax levy
Senator Morfeld LB352 Senator Morfeld Delivered to Governor Provide requirements relating to the use of jailhouse informants
Senator Brewer LB155 Senator Brewer E and R Initial Change eminent domain provisions that apply to privately developed renewable energy generation facilities
Senator Clements LB155 Senator Brewer E and R Initial Change eminent domain provisions that apply to privately developed renewable energy generation facilities
Senator Lindstrom LB610 Senator Lindstrom E and R Initial Create the Employer Matching Contribution Incentive Program and establish the College Savings Plan Low-Income Matching Scholarship 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 Quick LB149 Senator Quick General File Change provisions relating to vapor products
Senator Hunt LB169 Senator Hunt General File Change provisions relating to eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Senator Cavanaugh LB311 Senator Crawford General File Adopt the Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act
Senator Hansen, M. LB433 Senator Hansen, M. General File Change provisions relating to return of tenant's deposits and damages
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 Chambers LB44 Senator Chambers General File Eliminate the death penalty and change provisions relating to murder in the first degree
Senator Erdman LB483 Senator Erdman General File Change the valuation of agricultural land and horticultural land
Senator Hilkemann LB532 Senator Cavanaugh General File Change provisions relating to harassment protection orders, sexual assault protection orders, and domestic abuse protection orders
Senator Vargas LB550 Senator Vargas General File Require voter approval of fees and taxes on wireless services and eliminate the Prepaid Wireless Surcharge Act
Senator Arch LB583 Senator Hilgers General File Provide powers for certain counties under the Transportation Innovation Act
Senator Linehan LB670 Senator Linehan General File Adopt the Opportunity Scholarships Act and provide tax credits
Senator Stinner LB424 Senator Quick General File Change the Nebraska Municipal Land Bank Act
Senator Gragert LB243 Senator Gragert Passed Create the Healthy Soils Task Force and add a use for a fund
Senator McCollister LB284 Senator McCollister Passed Change sales and use tax provisions relating to out-of-state retailers and multivendor marketplace platforms
Senator Williams LB463 Senator Williams Passed Change provisions relating to treasurer's tax deeds and tax sale certificates
Senator Kolowski LB619 Senator Kolowski Passed Prohibit denial of coverage for mental health services delivered in a school
Senator Bolz LB109 Senator Bolz Referral Require the position classification plan and salary or pay plan for state employees to include certain positions
Senator Wishart LB110 Senator Wishart Referral Adopt the Medical Cannabis Act
Senator Scheer LB481 Senator Bolz Referral State intent relating to an appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Services
Senator Slama LB593 Senator Briese Referral Change and eliminate provisions relating to medical assistance reimbursement claims and liens and provide for retroactivity
Senator Groene LB606 Senator Groene Referral Provide for water augmentation projects and retention of water rights as prescribed
Senator DeBoer LB680 Senator DeBoer Referral Adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act
Senator Lowe LB153 Senator Brewer Referral Change provisions relating to the taxation of military retirement benefits
Senator Kolterman LB720 Senator Kolterman Referral Adopt the ImagiNE Nebraska Act and provide tax incentives
Senator Albrecht LB209 Senator Albrecht Referral Require information regarding reversal of medication abortion
Senator Briese LB183 Senator Briese Select File Change the valuation of agricultural land and horticultural land for purposes of certain school district taxes
Senator Crawford LB323 Senator Crawford Select File Change eligibility provisions under the Medical Assistance Act for certain disabled persons
Senator Hansen, B. LB304 Senator Crawford Select File Exempt certain operations from the definition of a food establishment under the Nebraska Pure Food Act
Senator Moser LB512 Senator Linehan Select File Change revenue and taxation provisions
Senator Lathrop LB538 Senator Lathrop Select File 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 Select File Change provisions relating to prescriptions for controlled substances and the prescription drug monitoring program
Senator Walz LB570 Senator Walz Select File Change transfers to the Nebraska Health Care Cash Fund and provisions regarding the strategic plan for providing services to persons with disabilities
Senator Murman LB585 Senator Friesen Select File Create the Renewable Fuel Infrastructure Program and provide for grants
Senator Hilgers LB616 Senator Hilgers Select File Provide an interest payment exception for certain state highway and bridge construction contracts
Senator Friesen LB663 Senator Friesen Select File Change provisions relating to Nebraska adjusted basis
Senator Bostelman LB698 Senator Bostelman Select File Change load provisions and penalties for commercial motor vehicles and commercial trailers
Senator Blood LB138 Senator Blood Select File 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 Geist LB252 Senator Geist Select File Provide a condition relating to advertisements by the state lottery
Senator Brandt LB657 Senator Wayne Select File Adopt the Nebraska Hemp Farming Act and change provisions relating to the industrial hemp agricultural pilot program
Senator McDonnell LB641 Senator McDonnell Select File Provide for grants for a 211 Information and Referral Network
Senator Halloran LB693 Senator Halloran Select File Prohibit the selling, renting, or conveying of telephone numbers
Committee Priority Bills
Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB316 Senator Kolterman Delivered to Governor Provide protections for pharmacies to disclose information regarding drug prices and prohibit insurers from charging covered individuals in excess of certain amounts
Agriculture Committee LB320 Senator Albrecht Delivered to Governor Change various provisions of the Pesticide Act and update federal references
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB603 Senator Lindstrom Delivered to Governor Change automatic teller machine fees
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
Executive Board LB713 Senator Vargas Delivered to Governor Provide for long-term analyses from the Legislative Fiscal Analyst
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB184 Senator Friesen General File Adopt the Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act
General Affairs Committee LB397 Senator Briese General File Change provisions relating to tobacco and other nicotine products and tobacco manufacturers
Business and Labor Committee LB418 Senator Cavanaugh General File Change provisions relating to certain medical debt collection involving workers' compensation
Health and Human Services Committee LB460 Health and Human Services Committee General File Change criminal background check provisions under the Children's Residential Facilities and Placing Licensure Act
Health and Human Services Committee LB468 Senator Walz General File Prohibit additional services and populations under the medicaid managed care program
Urban Affairs Committee LB492 Senator Wayne General File Adopt the Regional Metropolitan Transit Authority Act
Legislative Performance Audit Committee LB560 Senator Geist General File Change provisions relating to tax credits under the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Act
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 LB700 Senator Bostelman General File Provide for decommissioning and reclamation of a wind energy conversion system
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB34 Senator Kolterman Passed Change various retirement provisions
Revenue Committee LB288 Senator Linehan Referral Change income tax rates
Revenue Committee LB289 Senator Linehan Referral Change provisions relating to county assessor inspections of real property for property tax purposes
Legislature's Planning Committee LB436 Senator Hansen, M. Referral Create the Complete Count Commission and provide duties regarding the census
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB462 Senator Friesen Referral Change provisions of the One-Call Notification System Act
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 LB592 Senator Briese Referral Provide additional powers to the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission to suspend sales of alcoholic liquor
Judiciary Committee LB630 Senator Morfeld Referral Create the offense of sexual extortion and change elements and penalties for sexual offenses
Education Committee LB675 Senator Groene Referral Change provisions relating to education
Judiciary Committee LB686 Senator Lathrop Referral Change provisions relating to correctional system emergencies
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
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB31 Senator Kolterman Select File 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 LB177 Senator Lindstrom Select File Change a termination date for bonding authority of natural resources districts
Appropriations Committee LB334 Senator Stinner Select File Change provisions relating to Nebraska planning and development regions, eliminate funding for the Angel Investment Tax Credit Act, and increase funding and eliminate a termination date for the Business Innovation 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
Business and Labor Committee LB428 Senator Friesen Select File Change certain tax provisions and redefine wages as prescribed under the Employment Security Law
Appropriations Committee LB638 Senator Stinner Select File Change provisions relating to the transfer of excess General Fund net receipts to the Cash Reserve Fund
Agriculture Committee LB227 Senator Hughes Select File Change provisions governing determination of a public or private nuisance under the Nebraska Right to Farm Act
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB511 Senator Brewer Select File Authorize adjustments to state employee work schedules for approved youth mentoring programs and change provisions relating to expense reimbursement
Speaker Priority Bills
Priority Document
Number
Primary
Introducer
Status Description
Speaker Scheer LB59 Cavanaugh Delivered to Governor Change investigation and reporting provisions under the Children's Residential Facilities and Placing Licensure Act
Speaker Scheer LB87 Wayne Delivered to Governor Provide funding in opportunity zones designated pursuant to federal law
Speaker Scheer LB212 Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Delivered to Governor Change provisions relating to budget limitations and procedures, hearing notices for county budgets and property tax requests, and videoconferences and telephone conferences
Speaker Scheer LB514 Morfeld Delivered to Governor Change bad check provisions to include obtaining child support credit and spousal support credit
Speaker Scheer LB637 Stinner Delivered to Governor Authorize sales of tourism promotional products by the Nebraska Tourism Commission
Speaker Scheer LB15 Blood Final Reading Adopt the Children of Nebraska Hearing Aid Act
Speaker Scheer LB218 Lindstrom Final Reading Redefine real property and gross receipts for tax purposes
Speaker Scheer LB96 Wayne General File Change local building code provisions
Speaker Scheer LB179 Hilgers General File Authorize the appeal of certain motions as final orders
Speaker Scheer LB300 Lathrop General File Change judges' salaries
Speaker Scheer LB379 Kolterman General File Change provisions under the Delayed Deposit Services Licensing Act and the Nebraska Installment Loan Act
Speaker Scheer LB478 Vargas General File 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 LB595 Albrecht General File Change Office of Dispute Resolution to Office of Restorative Justice and Dispute Resolution and change powers and duties of the office
Speaker Scheer LB37 Hilkemann Referral Change the Podiatry Practice Act to authorize a physician assistant to assist a podiatrist
Speaker Scheer LB690 Cavanaugh Referral Adopt the Healthy Pregnancies for Incarcerated Women Act
Speaker Scheer LB6 Blood Select File Change residency requirements for college tuition purposes for spouses or legal dependents of persons on active duty
Speaker Scheer LB23 Kolterman Select File Change the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act
Speaker Scheer LB180 Bolz Select File Change program eligibility criteria under the Community College Gap Assistance Program Act
Speaker Scheer LB222 Albrecht Select File Change the Volunteer Emergency Responders Incentive Act
Speaker Scheer LB237 Crawford Select File Change provisions relating to sales and use tax collection fees and authorize use of certain fees for revenue enforcement
Speaker Scheer LB356 Scheer Select File Change certain license plate fee distributions, create new license plates, and provide for the discontinuance of certain plates as prescribed
Speaker Scheer LB375 Brewer Select File Allow certain library, archive, and museum materials to be withheld from the public
Speaker Scheer LB445 McDonnell Select File Require cities and villages to provide annual reports relating to occupation taxes as prescribed
Speaker Scheer LB496 Wayne Select File Change penalties for tampering with witnesses, informants, jurors, or physical evidence and change provisions relating to discovery in criminal cases
Speaker Scheer LB524 Dorn Select File Change provisions relating to annexations under the Nebraska Budget Act