Day seven bill introduction

Senators reconvened Jan. 14 to continue introduction of new bills.

Among the 43 measures introduced were:

LB387, sponsored by Gordon Sen. Tom Brewer, which would change provisions relating to the taxation of military retirement benefits;

LB388, sponsored by Henderson Sen. Curt Friesen, which would adopt the Nebraska Broadband Bridge Act;

LB389, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Rita Sanders, which would require the issuance of teaching certificates and permits to military spouses;

LB390, sponsored by Glenvil Sen. Dave Murman, which would provide for credentials based on reciprocity and change requirements for credentials under the Uniform Credentialing Act;

LB395, sponsored by Creighton Sen. Tim Gragert, which would change hunting provisions under the Game Law;

LB396, sponsored by Plymouth Sen. Tom Brandt, which would adopt the Nebraska Farm-to-School Program Act;

LB407, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Mike McDonnell, which would include certain county correctional officers in provisions governing mental injuries and mental illnesses under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act;

LB413, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Anna Wishart, which would require coverage of medications for substance use disorder treatment and addiction medicine services under the Medical Assistance Act;

LB419, sponsored by Omaha Sen. John Cavanaugh, which would require appointment of counsel in eviction proceedings and provide for a filing fee; and

LR22CA, sponsored by Elkhorn Sen. Lou Ann Linehan, which would amend the state constitution to limit the total amount of property tax revenue that may be raised by political subdivisions.

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. 20.

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