Day nine bill introduction

Senators reconvened Jan. 18 to continue introduction of new bills.

Among the 104 measures introduced were:

LB489, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Machaela Cavanaugh, which would require a financial stability and service capability analysis for certain state contracts;

LB505, sponsored by Omaha Sen. John Cavanaugh, which would limit habitual criminal enhancement to specified felonies;

LB508, sponsored by Brainard Sen. Bruce Bostelman, which would provide motor vehicle tax exemptions for certain veterans and spouses;

LB515, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Terrell McKinney, which would adopt the Municipal Police Oversight Act;

LB519, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Adam Morfeld, which would provide immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain drug and alcohol offenses for witnesses and victims of sexual assaults;

LB520, sponsored by Henderson Sen. Curt Friesen, which would provide for applications for the collocation of certain wireless facilities;

LB525, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Anna Wishart, which would provide duties and requirements for transitional housing facilities and change powers of the Office of Inspector General of the Nebraska Correctional System;

LB531, sponsored by Albion Sen. Tom Briese, which would adopt the Nebraska Child Care Contribution Tax Credit Act;

LB539, sponsored by Fremont Sen. Lynne Walz, which would provide for a limit on the length of trains; and

LB577, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Eliot Bostar, which would establish Election Day as a holiday and change provisions relating to early voting and automatic voter registration.

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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