Day eight bill introduction

Senators reconvened Jan. 17 to continue introducing bills.

Among the bills introduced were:

LB972, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Scott Lautenbaugh, which would adopt the Independent Public Schools Act;

LB973, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Burke Harr, which would change and eliminate provisions relating to classification of school districts;

LB975, sponsored by Gretna Sen. John Murante, which would change provisions for filling vacancies in the Legislature and Board of Regents;

LB976, sponsored by Wilber Sen. Russ Karpisek, which would adopt the Redistricting Act;

LB978, sponsored by Harr, which would authorize funding for on-bill payment programs under the Low-Income Home Energy Conservation Act;

LB979, sponsored by Harr, which would change provisions relating to tax sales for delinquent property taxes;

LB980, sponsored by Wahoo Sen. Jerry Johnson, which would change provisions relating to termination of a township board;

LB983, sponsored by Fullerton Sen. Annette Dubas, which would change provisions relating to commercial driver’s licenses and commercial learner’s permits;

LB984, sponsored by Cedar Rapids Sen. Kate Sullivan, which would change allocations from the Education Innovation Fund; and

LB985, sponsored by Hyannis Sen. Al Davis, which would provide standing to natural resources districts and provide requirements for water appropriations.

A complete list of bills introduced thus far is available at 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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