Day eight bill introduction

Senators reconvened Jan. 15 to continue introduction of new bills.

Among the 69 measures introduced were:

LB424, sponsored by Gordon Sen. Tom Brewer, which would provide and change zoning requirements for wind energy generation projects;

LB435, sponsored by Blair Sen. Ben Hansen, which would require an official watermark on certain ballots under the Election Act;

LB442, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Matt Hansen, which would create the Commission on Asian American Affairs;

LB454, sponsored by Henderson Sen. Curt Friesen, which would adopt the School Property Tax Stabilization Act and change the valuation of agricultural land;

LB461, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks, which would require human trafficking informational posters in casinos;

LB468, sponsored by Bayard Sen. Steve Erdman, which would provide compensation by the Game and Parks Commission for property damage caused by a wildfire;

LB472, sponsored by Bennington Sen. Wendy DeBoer, which would require law enforcement officers to intervene when excessive force is used and require policies on excessive force;

LB476, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Carol Blood, which would change provisions relating to the Stroke System of Care Act;

LB481, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Terrell McKinney, which would adopt the Marijuana Conviction Clean Slate Act, decriminalize possessory marijuana and synthetic cannabinoid offenses and drug paraphernalia offenses and change related provisions; and

LR24CA, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Anna Wishart, which would amend the state constitution to change the one-subject requirement for initiative measures.

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.

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