Day six bill introduction

Clerk of the Legislature Patrick O’Donnell reads new bills into the record Jan. 15.

Senators introduced 22 measures on the sixth day of bill introduction Jan. 15.

Among the proposals were:

LB1000, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Carol Blood, which would direct any registration fees from fantasy contests to the early childhood and childcare workforce;

LB1001, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Sue Crawford, which would require suicide prevention phone numbers on student identification cards;

LB1002, sponsored by Brainard Sen. Bruce Bostelman, which would change provisions relating to wholesale drug distribution for emergency medical reasons;

LB1003, sponsored by Fremont Sen. Lynne Walz, which would provide annexation powers to cities of the second class and villages for relocation due to catastrophic flooding;

LB1005, sponsored by Omaha Sen. John McCollister, which would change provisions regarding nomination and election of certain partisan candidates;

LB1008, sponsored by Norfolk Sen. Jim Scheer, which would provide, change and eliminate provisions relating to appropriations;

LB1011, sponsored by La Vista Sen. John Arch, which would require certain hospitals to accept reimbursement from the Medicare program;

LB1013, sponsored by Elkhorn Sen. Lou Ann Linehan, which would change the cigarette tax and exempt certain transactions;

LB1015, sponsored by Albion Sen. Tom Briese, which would provide for year-round daylight saving time; and

LB1020, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Tony Vargas, which would change provisions relating to discrimination under the Nebraska Fair Housing Act.

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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