Lawmakers advanced a bill to select file March 18 that would require the state’s building code to adopt standards for radon-resistant construction for new houses.Read more
The administrator of the Nebraska State Capitol Building would be required to provide a space to express breast milk under a bill considered March 15 by the Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee.Read more
Community colleges, state colleges and the University of Nebraska would be required to adopt policies on dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking under a bill heard March 12 by the Education Committee.Read more
The Judiciary Committee considered a bill March 6 that would offer protections for pregnant incarcerated women.Read more
The Judiciary Committee heard testimony March 1 on a bill that would expand protections against discriminatory housing practices.Read more
Grandparents and other extended family members would be eligible for a tax incentive on contributions they make to a beneficiary’s college savings plan account under a bill heard Feb. 6 by the Education Committee.Read more
The Transportation and Telecommunications Committee heard testimony Feb. 5 on several bills proposing changes to regular and specialty license plates.Read more
Senators continued the introduction of new bills Jan. 22.
Among the 111 measures introduced were:
LB495, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Justin Wayne, which would provide for collection of data on student disciplinary actions;Read more
Senators reconvened Jan. 18 to introduce new bills.
Among the 73 measures introduced were:
LB413, sponsored by Plymouth Sen. Tom Brandt, which would change application submission deadlines under the Nebraska Advantage Act;Read more