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 New bills may be introduced for the first 10 legislative days, or until Jan. 20.

Bookmark and Share