Day five of bill introduction

Lawmakers reconvened Jan. 10 to continue introduction of new bills.

Among the measures introduced were:

LB913, sponsored by York Sen. Greg Adams, which would change base limitation provisions and certain dates relating to the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act;
LB914, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Amanda McGill, which would change provisions relating to reductions in sex offender registration periods;
LB919, sponsored by Ogallala Sen. Ken Schilz, which would change court fees, sheriff’s fees and handgun certificate fees;
LB923, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Heath Mello, which would adopt the Nebraska Buy American Act;
LB929, sponsored by Fullerton Sen. Annette Dubas, which would provide a membership requirement for State Foster Care Review Board members;
LB930, sponsored by Bancroft Sen. Lydia Brasch, which would allow operation of golf car vehicles on highways as prescribed;
LB933, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Brad Ashford, which would change provisions relating to truancy;
LB935, sponsored by Papillion Sen. Jim Smith, which would change child visitation provisions from a grandparent to a person with a legitimate interest;
LB938, sponsored by Omaha Sen. John Nelson, which would require a uniform reimbursement rate for adult day services; and
LR373CA, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Scott Lautenbaugh, a proposed constitutional amendment that would increase annual legislative salaries to $32,000.

New bills may be introduced for the first 10 legislative days, or until Jan. 19.

A complete list of introduced bills is available at

Gov. Dave Heineman’s State of the State address is scheduled for Jan. 12. Committee hearings are scheduled to begin on Jan. 17 and continue through February.

The session will last 60 legislative days and is tentatively scheduled to adjourn April 12.

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