Senators reconvened Jan. 9 to introduce 52 new bills, including:
LB855, sponsored by Columbus Sen. Mike Moser, which would eliminate legislative confirmation for certain members of the Niobrara Council;
LB861, sponsored by Venango Sen. Dan Hughes, which would change provisions of the Integrated Solid Waste Management Act with respect to consumer merchandise and containers;
LB873, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Megan Hunt, which would provide for a gender-neutral designation on operator’s licenses and state identification cards and provide for amendment of a birth certificate;
LB878, sponsored by Fremont Sen. Lynne Walz, which would redefine immediate family and change conflict of interest provisions under the Nebraska Political Accountability and Disclosure Act;
LB881, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Matt Hansen, which would prohibit deductions of fines from bonds;
LB887, sponsored by La Vista Sen. John Arch, which would authorize pharmacists to adapt prescriptions;
LB892, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Mike Hilgers, which would change individual income tax brackets;
LB896, sponsored by Bayard Sen. Steve Erdman, which would require notice of construction and expansion of structures near military installations as prescribed;
LB898, sponsored by Henderson Sen. Curt Friesen, which would provide for the collocation of certain wireless facilities; and
LB903, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Rick Kolowski, which would provide for Down Syndrome Awareness license plates.
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.