Day six bill introduction
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.