Senators reconvened Jan. 11 to continue introduction of new bills.
Among the 51 measures introduced were:
LB217, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Justin Wayne, which would provide a penalty for filing a false report by a peace officer;
LB230, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Megan Hunt, which would prohibit discrimination in public accommodations and under the Nebraska Fair Housing Act on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity;
LB241, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Tony Vargas, which would adopt the Meatpacking Employees COVID-19 Protection Act;
LB242, sponsored by Plymouth Sen. Tom Brandt, which would provide for county bridges under the Political Subdivisions Construction Alternatives Act;
LB243, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Eliot Bostar, which would adopt the Access College Early Tech Promise Program Act;
LB244, sponsored by Elmwood Sen. Robert Clements, which would change permit renewal provisions of the Concealed Handgun Permit Act;
LB254, sponsored by Gothenburg Sen. Matt Williams, which would extend the date for applications under the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Act;
LB255, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Matt Hansen, which would adopt the In the Line of Duty Compensation Act; and
LB261, sponsored by Elkhorn Sen. Lou Ann Linehan, which would change provisions regarding grave markers for certain veterans.
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. 20.