Day eight bill introduction

Senators introduced 55 measures on the eighth day of bill introduction Jan. 21.

Among the measures introduced were:

LB1058, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Sara Howard, which would adopt the Population Health Information Act;

LB1070, sponsored by Glenvil Sen. Dave Murman, which would change a sales tax exemption relating to agricultural machinery and equipment;

LB1072, sponsored by Venango Sen. Dan Hughes, which would authorize certain natural resources districts to issue flood protection bonds and use bond proceeds as prescribed;

LB1080, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Steve Lathrop, which would require school policies that prohibit sexual conduct with students and former students;

LB1084, sponsored by Seward Sen. Mark Kolterman, which would adopt the Nebraska Transformational Projects Act;

LB1086, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Matt Hansen, which would provide for poll watchers under the Election Act;

LB1091, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Tony Vargas, which would adopt the Face Surveillance Privacy Act;

LB1095, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Mike McDonnell, which would authorize counties containing a city of the metropolitan class to establish juvenile justice programs and services;

LB1101, sponsored by Hastings Sen. Steve Halloran, which would change the schedule of compensation for certain injuries resulting in disability under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act; and

LR297, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Robert Hilkemann, which would provide each resolution petitioning Congress to call for a constitutional convention under Article V of the Constitution included in the resolution be automatically rescinded if the convention is not called on or before January 1, 2021.

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. 23.

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