Day six bill introduction

Senators reconvened Jan. 13 to introduce bills for the 104th Legislature, second session.

Among the 18 bills introduced were:

LB936, sponsored by Crete Sen. Laura Ebke, which would change inheritance tax rates and exemption amounts;

LB938, sponsored by Papillion Sen. Jim Smith, which would adopt the 911 Service System Act and transfer funds from the Enhanced Wireless 911 Fund to the 911 Service System Fund;

LB939, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Heath Mello, which would adopt the Nebraska Early Childhood Advantage Act;

LB940, sponsored by Wahoo Sen. Jerry Johnson, which would adopt the Tax Stabilization Act;

LB944, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Matt Hansen, which would change terminology relating to parentage and marital relationships;

LB945, also sponsored by Hansen, which would adopt the Nebraska Healthy Food Financing Initiative Act;

LB948, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Adam Morfeld, which would change an application period limitation for the designation of enterprise zones;

LB951, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Burke Harr, which would adopt the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Act;

LB952, sponsored by Syracuse Sen. Dan Watermeier, which would require availability of emergency medical services and change membership of the Board of Emergency Medical Services; and

LB953, sponsored by Seward Sen. Mark Kolterman, which would provide protection for qualified adults from financial exploitation.

A complete list of bills introduced thus far is available at NebraskaLegislature.gov. New bills may be introduced until Jan. 20.

Committee hearings will begin Jan. 19.

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