Day nine bill introduction

Senators reconvened Jan. 19 to continue introduction of new bills.

Among the 102 measures introduced were:

LB1086, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Suzanne Geist, which would adopt the Chemical Abortion Safety Protocol Act;

LB1089, sponsored by Gering Sen. John Stinner, which would appropriate federal funds to the Department of Health and Human Services for licensed and Medicaid-certified nursing facilities;

LB1100, sponsored by Brainard Sen. Bruce Bostelman, which would appropriate federal funds to the Department of Economic Development for a feasibility study relating to nuclear reactors;

LB1121, sponsored by Thurston Sen. Joni Albrecht, which would require inspection of vote counting devices under the Election Act;

LB1126, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Machaela Cavanaugh, which would eliminate family copayments under the child care subsidy program;

LB1127, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Anna Wishart, which would adopt the Regulatory Sandbox Act;

LB1170, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Rita Sanders, which would require schools to allow certain youth organizations to provide information, services and activities;

LB1181, sponsored by North Platte Sen. Mike Groene, which would change provisions relating to required identification documents for registering to vote and voting and procedures for early voting;

LB1182, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks, which would adopt the School Employees Pandemic Protection Act and state intent regarding federal funds; and

LR278CA, sponsored by Elkhorn Sen. Lou Ann Linehan, a proposed constitutional amendment to eliminate the State Board of Education and provide for the governor to appoint the commissioner of education.

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. 20.

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