Bill introduction begins

Sen. Carol Blood delivers a bill to be introduced Jan. 3.

Senators convened Jan. 3 to introduce new bills.

Among the 119 bills introduced were:

LB675, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Bob Krist, which would change provisions relating to correctional overcrowding emergencies;

LB712, sponsored by Thurston Sen. Joni Albrecht, which would require drug testing for certain applicants and recipients of unemployment benefits;

LB730, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Justin Wayne, which would adopt the Ammunition Excise Tax Act;

LB738, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Brett Lindstrom, which would change revenue and taxation provisions relating to an adjustment to income for social security benefits;

LB747, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Theresa Thibodeau, which would provide for bottle clubs under the Nebraska Liquor Control Act;

LB753, sponsored by Gordon Sen. Tom Brewer, which would provide for tuition waivers for National Guard members;

LB757, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Adam Morfeld, which would change provisions of the Credit Report Protection Act and the Financial Data Protection and Consumer Notification of Data Security Breach Act of 2006;

LB759, sponsored by Venango Sen. Dan Hughes, which would eliminate a sales and use tax exemption relating to zoos and aquariums;

LB778, sponsored by North Platte Sen. Mike Groene, which would require voter approval for school district building fund levies; and

LB780, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks, which would prohibit the manufacture, import, transfer and possession of multiburst trigger activators and firearm silencers.

A complete list of introduced bills is available at

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