Day five bill introduction

Senators reconvened Jan. 15 to introduce new bills.

Brainard Sen. Bruce Bostelman submits a new bill for introduction Jan. 15.

Among the 57 measures introduced were:

LB261, sponsored by Bennington Sen. Wendy DeBoer, which would require use of redistricting maps drawn using state-issued computer software;

LB265, sponsored by Gretna Sen. Andrew La Grone, which would adopt the Unsecured Consumer Loan Licensing Act and clarify licensing provisions under the Delayed Deposit Services Licensing Act and the Nebraska Installment Loan Act;

LB279, sponsored by Brainard Sen. Bruce Bostelman, which would provide a sales and use tax exemption for food sold by veterans service organizations;

LB286, sponsored by Omaha Sen. John McCollister, which would create the Coordinated Reentry Council;

LB294, sponsored by Norfolk Sen. Jim Scheer, which would appropriate funds for the expenses of Nebraska State Government for the biennium ending June 30, 2021;

LB303, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Brett Lindstrom, which would change the amount of relief under the Property Tax Credit Act;

LB305, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Sue Crawford, which would adopt the Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act;

LB309, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Steve Lathrop, which would increase the number of district court judges in Douglas County;

LB312, sponsored by Blair Sen. Ben Hansen, which would change and eliminate provisions relating to dental hygienists; and

LR8CA, sponsored by Elkhorn Sen. Lou Ann Linehan, which would amend the state constitution to limit the total amount of property tax revenue that may be raised by political subdivisions.

A complete list of bills introduced thus far is available at New bills may be introduced for the first 10 legislative days, or until Jan. 23.

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