Day five bill introduction
Senators reconvened Jan. 12 to continue introduction of new bills.
Among the 50 measures introduced were:
LB266, sponsored by Omaha Sen. John McCollister, which would adopt the Renewable Energy Standards Act;
LB273, sponsored by Kearney Sen. John Lowe, which would change provisions relating to youth rehabilitation and treatment centers;
LB281, sponsored by Thurston Sen. Joni Albrecht, which would require child sexual abuse prevention instructional programs for school students and staff;
LB283, sponsored by Albion Sen. Tom Briese, which would provide for year-round daylight saving time;
LB292, sponsored by Henderson Sen. Curt Friesen, which would change provisions relating to partial payments of property taxes;
LB293, sponsored by Norfolk Sen. Michael Flood, which would change the number of and qualifications for members of the Public Service Commission;
LB295, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Anna Wishart, which would repeal a prohibition on sale of alcoholic liquor to a person within a motor vehicle;
LB296, sponsored by Blair Sen. Ben Hansen, which would change provisions regarding access to patient records for Department of Health and Human Services institutions;
LB307, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks, which would change provisions relating to appointment of counsel for juveniles; and
LB313, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Rita Sanders, which would change provisions relating to late applications for homestead exemptions.
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.