Day seven bill introduction

Senators reconvened Jan. 17 to introduce new bills.

<a href='http://news.legislature.ne.gov/dist16' target='_blank' title='Link to the website of Sen. Ben Hansen'>Sen. Ben Hansen</a> submits a new bill for introduction Jan. 17.
Sen. Ben Hansen submits a new bill for introduction Jan. 17.

Among the 30 measures introduced were:

LB378, sponsored by Blair Sen. Ben Hansen, which would change helmet provisions for autocycles, motorcycles and mopeds;

LB382, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Suzanne Geist, which would change the Dog and Cat Purchase Protection Act;

LB386, sponsored by Bayard Sen. Steve Erdman, which would change provisions relating to cash reserves under the Nebraska Budget Act;

LB388, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Sara Howard, which would change provisions relating to termination of parental rights, placement of children and guardianship;

LB390, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks, which would provide duties regarding school resource officers and security guards;

LB393, sponsored by North Platte Sen. Mike Groene, which would increase the documentary stamp tax;

LB397, sponsored by Albion Sen. Tom Briese, which would change provisions relating to tobacco and other nicotine products and tobacco manufacturers;

LB398, sponsored by Bennington Sen. Wendy DeBoer, which would change learning community levy and diversity plan requirements;

LB399, sponsored by Peru Sen. Julie Slama, which would change the name and provisions related to the committee on Americanism; and

LB402, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Robert Hilkemann, which would eliminate an eligibility provision relating to nutrition assistance benefits.

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. 23.

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