Senators introduced 95 bills on Jan. 15.
Among them were:
LB281, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Rick Kolowski, which would adopt the Child Support for College Savings Act;
LB290, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Colby Coash, which would eliminate certain notification requirements under the Sex Offender Registration Act and eliminate the offense of unlawful use of the Internet by a prohibited sex offender;
LB294, sponsored by Norfolk Sen. Jim Scheer, which would adopt the Human Trafficking Victims Civil Remedy Act and change and adopt provisions relating to service of process, sexual assault, crimes relating to morals, human trafficking, search warrants, juveniles, intercepted communications and forfeiture of assets;
LB305, sponsored by Scribner Sen. David Schnoor, which would allow the veterans aid fund to be used for transportation costs for veterans;
LB319, sponsored by Papillion Sen. Jim Smith, which would change provisions relating to elections conducted by mail;
LB322, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Kate Bolz, which would increase child and dependent care tax credits;
LB330, sponsored by O’Neill Sen. Tyson Larson, which would change provisions relating to alcoholic liquor;
LB358, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Tommy Garrett, which would change paternity provisions for a child conceived as a result of sexual assault;
LB368, sponsored by North Platte Sen. Mike Groene, which would prohibit certain activities interfering with petition circulators; and
LR26CA, also sponsored by Larson, which would amend the state constitution to change the age for eligibility to public office.
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. 21.
Gov. Pete Ricketts’ State of the State Address is scheduled for Jan. 22. Committee hearings are scheduled to begin Jan. 20 and continue through March.
The session will last 90 legislative days and is tentatively scheduled to adjourn June 5.