Day two bill introduction

Senators reconvened Jan. 8 to introduce bills.

Among the 113 bills introduced were:

LB10, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Beau McCoy, which would change the election of presidential electors;

LB31, sponsored by Hoskins Sen. Dave Bloomfield, which would eliminate motorcycle and moped helmet requirements;

LB32, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Heath Mello, which would require the state Department of Correctional Services to submit strategic plans as part of its budget request and progress reports;

LB43, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Colby Coash, which would provide for standby guardians and recovery of assets under the Nebraska Probate Code;

LB59, sponsored by Norfolk Sen. Jim Scheer, which would redefine state aid value for purposes of the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act (TEEOSA);

LB60, sponsored by Papillion Sen. Bill Kintner, which would authorize possession of firearms as prescribed;

LB71, sponsored by Columbus Sen. Paul Schumacher, which would adopt the Agricultural Property Tax Credit Act;

LB77, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Jeremy Nordquist, which would require a Medicaid state plan amendment for family planning services and state intent relating to appropriations for the Every Woman Matters program;

LB107, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Sue Crawford, which would eliminate integrated practice agreements and provide for transition-to-practice agreements for nurse practitioners; and

LB111, sponsored by O’Neill Sen. Tyson Larson, which would require identification to vote.

A complete list of bills introduced thus far is available at NebraskaLegislature.gov. New bills may be introduced for the first 10 legislative days, or until Jan. 21.

The session will last 90 legislative days and is tentatively scheduled to adjourn June 5.

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