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Final Date For Priority Submissions: February 20, 2018

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Senator Priority Bills
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Priority Document
Status Description
Senator Quick LB1132 Senator Pansing Brooks Passed Require certain reporting by health care providers of injury from sexual assault, provide a procedure to set aside convictions of victims of sex trafficking and to expunge records, and provide for development and distribution of a statewide model anonymous reporting protocol
Senator Hilgers LB1119 Senator Riepe Passed Adopt the Direct Primary Care Pilot Program Act and the Nebraska Right to Shop Act
Senator Albrecht LB1040 Senator Albrecht Passed Provide for commemorative certificates of nonviable birth
Senator Bostelman LB902 Senator Bostelman Passed Authorize the withholding from the public of information regarding firearm registration, possession, sale, or use
Senator McDonnell LB913 Senator McDonnell Passed Change provisions relating to assault with a bodily fluid against a public safety officer to include a health care professional
Senator Wayne LB990 Senator Wayne Passed Create the offense of possession of a firearm by a prohibited juvenile offender
Senator Geist LB993 Senator Friesen Passed Add, change, and eliminate provisions relating to 911 service system planning and funding
Senator Riepe LB1034 Senator Riepe Passed Change credentialing provisions for health care professions and occupations and licensure provisions for health care facilities and services and school-age child care programs and adopt the EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact and the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact
Senator Clements LB773 Senator Clements Passed Change provisions relating to prohibited uses of scanning devices and encoding machines and intimidation by telephone call and prohibit intimidation by electronic communication
Senator Wishart LB989 Senator Wishart Passed Authorize automated-driving-system-equipped vehicles, automated driving systems, and driverless-capable vehicles as prescribed
Senator Lindstrom LB738 Senator Lindstrom Passed Change revenue and taxation provisions relating to an adjustment to income for social security benefits
Senator McCollister LB776 Senator McCollister Passed Change provisions relating to powers and duties of the Jail Standards Board and provide requirements for inmate access to telephone or videoconferencing systems in county and city jails
Senator Scheer LB845 Senator Briese Passed Change provisions relating to court proceedings involving family members
Senator Howard LB931 Senator Howard Passed Provide requirements for opiate and controlled substance prescriptions
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 Hughes LB1009 Senator Murante Passed Change a rural highway classification and maximum highway speed limits as prescribed
Senator Baker LB710 Senator Baker Passed Change provisions relating to civil claims of four thousand dollars or less
Senator Blood LB685 Senator Blood Passed Provide a funding priority for special-needs military dependents under the Developmental Disabilities Services Act
Senator Kolterman LB439 Senator Wishart Passed Change licensure and regulation provisions for assisted-living facilities
Senator Williams LB496 Senator Stinner Passed Change and provide requirements for redevelopment projects under the Community Development Law
Senator Ebke LB299 Senator Ebke Passed Adopt the Occupational Board Reform Act and change procedures for rules and regulations
Senator Vargas LB194 Senator Vargas Passed Change provisions of the Credit Services Organization Act, Delayed Deposit Services Licensing Act, and Nebraska Installment Loan Act
Senator Hilkemann LB42 Senator Hilkemann Passed Change motor vehicle provisions relating to child passenger restraint requirements
Senator Walz LB1113 Senator Walz Indefinitely postponed 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 Harr LB1108 Senator Harr Indefinitely postponed Authorize certain tax credits, change the sales tax rate, and provide for school foundation aid and certain grant programs
Senator Murante LB1115 Senator Murante Indefinitely postponed Provide population requirements for establishing district boundary lines for legislative districts, Supreme Court districts, and certain political subdivisions
Senator Brewer LB1054 Senator Brewer Indefinitely postponed Change provisions relating to hearings before the Nebraska Power Review Board and electric generation using wind
Senator Brasch LB1069 Senator Brasch Indefinitely postponed Change provisions related to the Committee on Americanism
Senator Halloran LB1058 Senator Halloran Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Faithful Delegate to Federal Article V Convention Act
Senator Smith LB947 Senator Smith Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Nebraska Property Tax Cuts and Opportunities Act, change income tax rates, and eliminate certain exemptions and credits
Senator Friesen LB1103 Senator Friesen Indefinitely postponed Provide a minimum amount of state aid for each school district
Senator Briese LB1084 Senator Briese Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Property Tax Request Limitation Act, provide sunset dates for certain tax exemptions and incentives, and change other revenue and taxation provisions
Senator Kuehn LB1130 Senator Kuehn Indefinitely postponed Provide a disclosure requirement for certain tax-exempt organizations under the Nebraska Political Accountability and Disclosure Act
Senator Erdman LB829 Senator Erdman Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Property Tax Relief Act
Senator Hansen LB986 Senator Hansen Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Neighborhood Improvement District Act and change provisions relating to special assessments for other improvement or development districts as prescribed
Senator Thibodeau LB948 Senator Murante Indefinitely postponed Change and eliminate provisions relating to rules and regulations
Senator Kolowski LB838 Senator Wishart Indefinitely postponed Change provisions relating to the Indoor Tanning Facility Act
Senator Schumacher LR269CA Senator Schumacher Indefinitely postponed Constitutional amendment to authorize the Legislature to delegate complete or partial sovereignty to one area of the state
Senator Groene LB640 Senator Groene Indefinitely postponed Change provisions of the Property Tax Credit Act and provide school district property tax relief
Senator Krist LB368 Senator Lowe Indefinitely postponed Change helmet provisions, change passenger age limits, and require eye protection for operators of motorcycles and mopeds
Senator Larson LR1CA Senator Murante Indefinitely postponed Constitutional amendment to require voter identification
Senator Pansing Brooks LB158 Senator Pansing Brooks Indefinitely postponed Change provisions relating to appointment of counsel for juveniles
Senator Crawford LB589 Senator Crawford Indefinitely postponed Provide for depositions of a child victim or child witness
Senator Stinner LB98 Senator Friesen Indefinitely postponed Extend certain levy authority for natural resources districts
Senator Linehan LB295 Senator Smith Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Opportunity Scholarships Act and provide tax credits
Senator Lowe LB389 Senator Friesen Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Small Wireless Facilities Act
Senator Watermeier LB44 Senator Watermeier Indefinitely postponed Adopt the Noncollecting Retailer Notice and Reporting Act
Senator Bolz LB998 Senator Walz Governor Veto Create the Collaborative School Behavioral and Mental Health Program
Senator Chambers LB449 Senator Chambers Governor Veto Repeal the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Management Act

Committee Priority Bills

Priority Document
Status Description
Executive Board LB1078 Senator Crawford Passed Change sibling placement and other foster care requirements, change sibling visitation, require reporting of sexual abuse, and eliminate certain obsolete provisions
General Affairs Committee LB1120 Senator Larson Passed Change provisions of the Nebraska Liquor Control Act and music licensing provisions
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB1065 Senator Murante Passed Provide for electronic poll books and change provisions relating to digital signatures
Revenue Committee LB1090 Senator Smith Passed Change provisions relating to income tax brackets, personal exemptions, standard deductions, and itemized deductions
Legislative Performance Audit Committee LB936 Legislative Performance Audit Committee Passed Change provisions relating to tax incentive performance audits under the Legislative Performance Audit Act
Natural Resources Committee LB1008 Senator Bostelman Passed Change provisions relating to the Game Law, the compensation of certain commission members, the withholding of certain competitive information, certain privately developed renewable energy generation facilities, and certain scrap tire projects
Natural Resources Committee LB758 Senator Hughes Passed Provide for voluntary payments in lieu of taxes on water augmentation project lands as prescribed
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB909 Senator Bostelman Passed Change provisions relating to motor carriers, hazardous materials regulations, and titling, registration, sales, and operation of motorboats and motor vehicles
Transportation and Telecommunications Committee LB994 Senator Friesen Passed Create the Rural Broadband Task Force and exempt dark fiber from sales tax
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB1005 Senator Kolterman Passed Change retirement provisions and University Trust Fund investment provisions
Business and Labor Committee LB791 Senator Ebke Passed Add and change provisions relating to employment of law enforcement officers and reports of sexual harassment
Health and Human Services Committee LB731 Senator Williams Passed Change provisions relating to physical therapy, respiratory care, and the Cosmetology, Electrology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, and Body Art Practice Act, provide for mobile salons and remote dispensing pharmacies, and adopt the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact
Education Committee LB1081 Education Committee Passed Change education provisions regarding reporting, penalties, residency, boundaries, priority schools, subpoena authority, poverty, and limited English proficiency and adopt the Nebraska Reading Improvement Act
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB750 Senator Williams Passed Change provisions relating to mortgage licensing, recording of real property instruments, and rights and duties of secured creditors
Appropriations Committee LB861 Senator Watermeier Passed Authorize claims to the state for certain costs relating to correctional incident prosecutions as prescribed
Business and Labor Committee LB953 Senator Albrecht Passed Change provisions under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act and the Employee Classification Act
Health and Human Services Committee LB793 Senator Riepe Passed Eliminate provisions relating to aging and disability resource centers and developmental disabilities services and transfer and appropriate funds
Appropriations Committee LB775 Senator Stinner Passed Adopt the State Park System Construction Alternatives Act
Judiciary Committee LB670 Senator Krist Passed Change provisions relating to the juvenile justice system
Revenue Committee LB1089 Senator Smith Passed Change provisions relating to confidential tax information, refundable income tax credits, and homestead exemptions
Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee LB743 Senator Lindstrom Passed Adopt the Public Adjusters Licensing Act, redefine insurance consultant, change prelicensing and continuing education requirements for licensees, change insurance producer requirements under the Nebraska Protection in Annuity Transactions Act, and change provisions under the Insured Homeowners Protection Act
Judiciary Committee LB841 Senator Pansing Brooks Passed Change provisions relating to parole administration and correctional services
Executive Board LB744 Executive Board Passed Adopt the Legislative Qualifications and Election Contests Act
Urban Affairs Committee LB874 Urban Affairs Committee Passed Change the Community Development Law
State-Tribal Relations Committee LB807 Senator Harr Passed Provide for replacement of statues in the United States Capitol
General Affairs Committee LB921 Senator Lowe Indefinitely postponed Create a licensing exception under the State Electrical Act for certain farm building construction
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB1015 Senator Briese Indefinitely postponed Allow withholding from public of reports of injury under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act that reveal an employee's identity
Legislative Performance Audit Committee LB935 Legislative Performance Audit Committee Indefinitely postponed Authorize the inspection of certain tax return information and change application, reporting, and record retention provisions under the Nebraska Advantage Act
Education Committee LB778 Senator Groene Indefinitely postponed Require voter approval for school district building fund levies
Agriculture Committee LB808 Senator Harr Indefinitely postponed Change provisions relating to community gardens and seed libraries
Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee LB548 Senator Lindstrom Indefinitely postponed Provide for the consolidation of the Class V school employees' retirement system and the School Employees Retirement System of the State of Nebraska
Agriculture Committee LB477 Senator McCollister Indefinitely postponed Prohibit certain unlawful acts as prescribed relating to the Weights and Measures Act
Urban Affairs Committee LB873 Urban Affairs Committee Governor Veto Change provisions relating to cities of particular classes and villages, correct and include references as prescribed, eliminate obsolete provisions and repeal definitions, provide for interlocal nuisance agreements, to determine population thresholds, redefine certain economic development programs, authorize creation of additional land banks, change comprehensive plans for an early childhood element, authorize short-term rentals, and change provisions relating to the official state slogan and symbol

Speaker Priority Bills

Priority Document
Status Description
Speaker Scheer LB1091 Smith Passed Update references to the Internal Revenue Code
Speaker Scheer LB1098 Hilgers Passed Change dollar threshold for certain purchasing requirements under the County Purchasing Act
Speaker Scheer LB1121 Larson Passed Adopt the Nebraska Uniform Protected Series Act
Speaker Scheer LB865 Crawford Passed Change provisions relating to passage of ordinances by cities and villages
Speaker Scheer LB923 Morfeld Passed Provide immunity for certain law enforcement employees administering naloxone and change provisions relating to immunity for persons reporting or experiencing alcohol overdoses
Speaker Scheer LB901 Bostelman Passed Change permit application and issuance requirements relating to regulation of certain structures by the Division of Aeronautics of the Department of Transportation and provide a duty for the Nebraska National Guard
Speaker Scheer LB940 Friesen Passed 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 LB751 Legislative Performance Audit Committee Passed Change agency duties with respect to adoption of rules and regulations
Speaker Scheer LB957 Lowe Passed Provide procedures for choosing a method of payment for payments under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act
Speaker Scheer LB697 Ebke Passed Change certain district court judicial district boundaries
Speaker Scheer LB803 Stinner Passed Change certain permit and certificate requirements relating to prekindergarten programs
Speaker Scheer LB745 Watermeier Passed Require notice relating to certain refunds of local sales and use taxes
Speaker Scheer LB714 Howard Passed Provide a procedure for judicial emancipation of a minor
Speaker Scheer LB827 Lowe Passed Provide for disposition of property of members of veterans' homes and change state personnel system exemptions for the Department of Veterans' Affairs
Speaker Scheer LB906 Williams Passed Change provisions relating to the schedules of controlled substances
Speaker Scheer LB702 Kolterman Passed Change provisions relating to children's health care coverage and Title IV-D child support order modification procedures
Speaker Scheer LB724 Wayne Passed Provide for segregation of keno funds, electronic fund transfers, and deposit of gross proceeds by a sales outlet location as prescribed
Speaker Scheer LB903 Linehan Passed Change provisions relating to the Nebraska Community Aging Services Act and the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Act
Speaker Scheer LB729 Wayne Passed Allow certain claims arising out of misrepresentation or deceit under the State Tort Claims Act
Speaker Scheer LB760 Hughes Passed Change the Volunteer Emergency Responders Incentive Act
Speaker Scheer LB741 Lindstrom Passed Change provisions relating to real property appraisers
Speaker Scheer LB596 Groene Passed Exempt equine, cat, and dog massage practice from licensure and regulation
Speaker Scheer LB379 Harr Passed 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 LB104 Bolz Passed Adopt the Health Care Surrogacy Act
Speaker Scheer LB117 Hilkemann Passed Adopt the Investigational Drug Use Act