Day seven bill introduction

Senators reconvened Jan. 16 to continue introducing bills.

Among the bills introduced were:

LB933, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Amanda McGill, which would change provisions and define and redefine terms relating to labor trafficking and sex trafficking;

LB935, sponsored by Grand Island Sen. Mike Gloor, which would require legislative approval to move state services;

LB938, sponsored by Fremont Sen. Charlie Janssen, which would provide an income tax credit to individuals who pay a federal health insurance penalty;

LB940, sponsored by Ogallala Sen. Ken Schilz, which would create the Water Sustainability Fund and transfer cash reserve funds;

LB943, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Jeremy Nordquist, which would change the minimum wage rate;

LB955, sponsored by Fullerton Sen. Annette Dubas, which would adopt the Paid Family Medical Leave Act;

LB956, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Danielle Conrad, which would increase the earned income tax credit;

LB960, sponsored by Holdrege Sen. Tom Carlson, which would change inheritance tax rates;

LB967, sponsored by the Education Committee, change provisions relating to state aid to schools and funding for early childhood education programs; and

LB970, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Scott Lautenbaugh, which would provide that certain votes of public officials are public record.

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. 22. Committee hearings are scheduled to begin Jan. 21 and continue through February.

The session will last 60 legislative days and is tentatively scheduled to adjourn April 17.

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