Lawmakers introduced 98 measures on the final day of bill introduction Jan. 20.
Among the proposals were:
LB597, sponsored by Thurston Sen. Joni Albrecht, which would provide a tax credit for the parents of stillborn children;
LB619, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Rita Sanders, which would change excavation requirements under the One-Call Notification System Act;
LB621, sponsored by Henderson Sen. Curt Friesen, which would adopt the Social Media Fairness Act;
LB623, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Tony Vargas, which would adopt the Remote Instruction Act;
LB636, sponsored by Omaha Sen. John Cavanaugh, which would eliminate cash bail bonds, appearance bonds and related provisions;
LB639, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Jen Day, which would adopt the Seizure Safe Schools Act;
LB643, sponsored by Blair Sen. Ben Hansen, which would protect an individual liberty right to accept or decline a vaccination under a mandatory directive;
LB650, sponsored by Norfolk Sen. Michael Flood, which would adopt the Nebraska Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide Act; and
LB663, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Suzanne Geist, which would require the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice to create a mental health indicator in a criminal justice information system to alert emergency dispatch operators.
A complete list of bills introduced is available at NebraskaLegislature.gov.