Senators introduced 58 new measures on the ninth day of bill introduction Jan. 22.
Among the proposals were:
LB1109, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers, which would provide a sales tax exemption for the furnishing of water service;
LB1111, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Mike McDonnell, which would create a grant program for the state treasurer to award private donations and temporary school funds to common schools as prescribed;
LB1113, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Rick Kolowski, which would provide that photographing or recording a peace officer is not obstruction of justice;
LB1118, sponsored by Norfolk Sen. Jim Scheer, which would provide for grandparent visitation;
LB1150, sponsored by Plymouth Sen. Tom Brandt, which would require the youth rehabilitation and treatment centers to be fully operational by July 1, 2021;
LB1152, sponsored by Hastings Sen. Steve Halloran, which would change licensing, cultivation, testing, transportation, violation and penalty and powers and duties provisions relating to hemp;
LB1157, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Tony Vargas, which would provide for counting Nebraska residents in Nebraska prisons for redistricting purposes;
LB1158, sponsored by La Vista Sen. John Arch, which would provide information on job skills programs to applicants for medical assistance;
LB1162, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Anna Wishart, which would adopt the Fueling Station Tax Credit Act; and
LB298, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Sara Howard, which would provide that the Executive Board appoint a special committee of the Legislature to be known as the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center Special Oversight Committee of the Legislature.
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.