Senators reconvened Jan. 12 to introduce bills for the 104th Legislature, second session.
Among the 36 bills introduced were:
LB904, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Roy Baker, which would enable school districts to opt out of a learning community;
LB905, sponsored by Crete Sen. Laura Ebke, which would adopt the Commission on Fathers, Men and Boys Establishment Act of 2016;
LB906, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Brett Lindstrom, which would adopt the Law Enforcement Education Act authorizing tuition waivers;
LB907, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Burke Harr, which would change provisions relating to the New Markets Job Growth Investment Act;
LB908, sponsored by Seward Sen. Mark Kolterman, which would provide temporary licenses for veterinary technicians;
LB913, sponsored by Papillion Sen. Jim Smith, which would adopt the Facilitating Business Rapid Response to State Declared Disasters Act;
LB915, sponsored by Omaha Sen. John McCollister, which would create a veterans’ treatment court pilot project;
LB916, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Sara Howard, which would provide immunity from criminal or civil liability for removal of an animal from a motor vehicle by forcible entry; and
LB917, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Bob Krist, which would change provisions relating to access to records for and investigations by the Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare.
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. 20.
Committee hearings will begin Jan. 19.