Day two bill introduction

Senators reconvened Jan. 4 to continue introduction of new bills.

Among the 74 measures introduced were:

LB905, introduced by Sen. Merv Riepe of Ralston, which would require the state Department of Health and Human Services to submit a waiver or state plan amendment for medical respite care;

LB912, sponsored by Dunbar Sen. Julie Slama, which would provide for contracting for reasonable terms for coverage under the Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance Coverage Act;

LB925, introduced by Sen. Raymond Aguilar of Grand Island, which would adopt the Firearm Industry Nondiscrimination Act;

LB928, sponsored by Omaha Sen. John Fredrickson, which would provide for the appointment of a mental health director for the state Department of Correctional Services;

LB933, introduced by Sen. Carolyn Bosn of Lincoln, which would change Medicaid coverage requirements for continuous glucose monitors;

LB942, sponsored by Adams Sen. Myron Dorn, which would state intent regarding appropriations for Medicaid nursing facility rates;

LB948, introduced by Omaha Sen. Mike McDonnell, which would provide certain requirements for redevelopment contracts under the Community Development Law;

LB952, sponsored by Sen. Jen Day of Omaha, which would require the state Department of Health and Human Services to implement the federal Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer Program;

LB953, introduced by Omaha Sen. Kathleen Kauth, which would provide tuition waivers for student teachers as prescribed;

LB957, sponsored by Sen. George Dungan of Lincoln, which would provide for early childhood aid under the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act;

LB958, introduced by Lincoln Sen. Anna Wishart, which would provide for annual adjustments of provider rates under the Medical Assistance Act; and

LB968, sponsored by Sen. Barry DeKay of Niobrara, which would adopt the Live Adult Entertainment Establishment Fee Act.

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. 17.

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