Bills authorizing public power utilities to withhold certain records and reducing the impact of streamflow augmentation projects on county tax rolls were among those advanced by the Natural Resources Committee this session.Read more
Two different icons would represent Nebraska at the U.S. Capitol under a bill advanced by the Legislature April 3.Read more
Senators gave first-round approval March 26 to a bill that was amended to include several bills related to natural resources, including a provision that would allow public power utilities to withhold information that could give competitors an advantage.Read more
Senators debated a bill on general file March 6 that would improve inmates’ access to communication.Read more
Two different icons would represent Nebraska at the U.S. Capitol under a bill discussed by the Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Feb. 21.Read more
The Natural Resources Committee heard testimony Feb. 1 on a bill that would restore state-level regulatory requirements for wind energy generation facilities in Nebraska.Read more
Fifty-two new bills were introduced on Jan. 17.
LB1038, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Theresa Thibodeau, which would provide a deadline for electronic voter registration;Read more
College students competing in additional shooting sports could lawfully transport their firearms on campus under a bill discussed by lawmakers Jan. 9 and 10.Read more
Senators continued to introduce new bills Jan. 9.
Among the 30 bills introduced were:
LB915, introduced by Ralston Sen. Merv Riepe, which would change prohibitions on using handheld wireless communication devices or handheld mobile telephones while driving;Read more
Senators convened Jan. 3 to introduce new bills.
Among the 119 bills introduced were:
LB675, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Bob Krist, which would change provisions relating to correctional overcrowding emergencies;Read more
The Agriculture Committee considered bills this session clarifying the definition of hybrid seed corn, repealing the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Management Act and supporting industrial hemp research.Read more
Bills dealing with renewable energy projects, wildlife management and water supply augmentation projects were among those considered by the Natural Resources Committee this session.Read more
The Legislature will establish another committee to oversee the state Department of Correctional Services under a resolution adopted by the Legislature May 18.Read more
A bill that would make numerous changes to Nebraska’s liquor laws was amended and advanced from general file May 10.Read more
A bill discussed by lawmakers April 4 would override individual city and local ordinances, making firearm regulations consistent statewide.Read more