State boards and commissions modified, eliminated

Various state-established boards and commissions are modified or eliminated by a bill passed May 18.

<a href='http://news.legislature.ne.gov/dist49' target='_blank' title='Link to the website of Sen. John Murante'>Sen. John Murante</a>
Sen. John Murante

LB644, introduced by Gretna Sen. John Murante, is the result of a statutorily-required review of all state boards and commissions that is designed to determine which of them are outdated or obsolete.

Boards and commissions eliminated include the: community gardens task force; advisory committee for value-added agricultural promotion and development; Carbon Sequestration Advisory Committee; Perfusionist Committee; Nebraska Exchange Stakeholder Commission; Intergovernmental Poverty Task Force; Health Advisory Board; Medicaid Reform Council; Aging Nebraskans Task Force; Nursing Home Advisory Council; and Health Care Data Base Advisory Committee.

The bill passed 48-0.

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