Lawmakers considered measures this session to ensure fair treatment for minors engaged in the court system, legalize medical cannabis and provide additional oversight of the state correctional system.Read more
The Legislature approved a bill May 24 that makes several changes to current criminal justice statutes.Read more
The Legislature advanced a bill from general file May 15 that would make several changes to current criminal justice statutes.Read more
Senators reconvened Jan. 14 to introduce new bills.
Among the 39 measures introduced were:
LB226, sponsored by Grand Island Sen. Dan Quick, which would state intent relating to appropriations for the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center-Kearney and the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center-Geneva;Read more