Bill

Senator

Committee

Short Title of Bill

 

Explanation   O=Oppose; S=Support

Hearing

 

   

Firearms

 

   

LB300

Slama

Judiciary

Change provisions relating to justification for the use of force

S

Expands Castle Doctrine in NE; protect selves & others using 2A rights

3/3

LB85

Bostelman

Judiciary

Require Nebraska State Patrol to provide notice of expiration of concealed handgun permits

S

4 mo prior to expiration

3/3

LB116

McCollister

Judiciary

Change provisions relating to handgun transfer certificates and require suicide prevention training and informational materials

O

Cumbersome & confusing

3/3

LB173

Hansen, B.

Judiciary

Change provisions relating to carrying a concealed weapon

S

Transport from 1 legal area to another in case w/o CC license

3/3

LB223

Erdman

Natural Resources

Authorize carrying a firearm while archery hunting

S

 

1/28

LB188

Halloran

Gov't, Military

Adopt the Second Amendment Preservation Act

S

Protects NE from federal gun control

 

LB244

Clements

Judiciary

Change permit renewal provisions of the Concealed Handgun Permit Act

S

can renew up to 30 days after expiration

3/3

LB404

Lowe

Judiciary

Change permit and renewal time periods under the Concealed Handgun Permit Act

S

Valid CC permit for 10 yrs ; currently 5 yrs

3/3

     

Transportation

     

LB575

Bostar

Transport Telecommun.

Adopt the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact

O

Agenda 21; mass transportation; goal to decrease private transport

 

LB12

Blood

Transport Telecommun.

Require a commuter rail service study by the Department of Transportation

O

Agenda 21; mass transportation; goal to decrease private transport

 
     

Agenda 21

     

LB156

Wayne

Introduction

Adopt the Municipal Inland Port Authority Act

O

   

LB266

McCollister

Referral

Adopt the Renewable Energy Standards Act

O

   

LB40

Groene

Revenue

Adopt the Nebraska Rural Projects Act

O

   

LB406

McDonnell

Introduction

Create the Lower Platte River Infrastructure Task Force and provide funding

O

   

LB538

Walz

Introduction

Adopt the Community Schools Act and change the distribution of income from solar and wind agreements on school lands

O

   

LB544

Wayne

Introduction

Adopt the Urban Redevelopment Act and provide tax incentives

O

   

LB555

Hansen, M.

Introduction

Change reporting requirements under the Municipal Density and Missing Middle Housing Act

O

   

LB556

Hansen, M.

Introduction

Change provisions relating to redevelopment contracts under the Community Development Law

O

   
     

Abortion

     

LB276

Hunt

Judiciary

Eliminate a requirement that the physician be physically present in the same room when an abortion is performed

O

No physician in room

3/12

     

Article V Convention of States

     

LB195

Halloran

Gov't, Military

Adopt the Faithful Delegate to Federal Article V Convention Act

O

Claims Legislature controls what delegates and do, say, etc. False.

 

LR14

Halloran

Gov't, Military

Resolution to Congress for convention of the states to propose amendments to the United States Constitution

O

Opens Constitution; can't limit amendments

 

LR28

Hilkemann

Gov't, Military

Rescind all resolutions previously passed by the Nebraska Legislature petitioning Congress to call a federal constitutional convention

S

Some date to 1800's; Clean up

 
     

Education

     

LB36

Erdman

Education

Require display of the national motto in schools

S

   
     

Gender

     

LB120

Hunt

Judiciary

Prohibit discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identity

O

Adds SO/GI as protected categories, companies contracting w/govt, housing employment, etc.

2/26

LB230

Hunt

Judiciary

Prohibit discrimination in public accommodations and under the Nebraska Fair Housing Act on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity

O

Prohibit discrimination on the basis of SO & GI public accommodations and under 6 the Nebraska Fair Housing Act

2/26

LB231

Hunt

Judiciary

Prohibit conversion therapy

O

No one can counsel individual away from transgender decisions

2/26

LB357

Hunt

Judiciary

Create the Nebraska Youth in Care Bill of Rights

O

Place foster kifd w/like cultures; beliefs, ie. Sex. Or./Gender ID

1/28

LB517

Hunt

Transport Telecommun.

Provide for a gender neutral designation on operator's licenses and state identification cards and provide for amendment of a birth certificate

O

Places officers in jeopardy in cases of arrest/incarceration; what sex conducts searches, housing.

2/26

LB232

Hunt

Transport Telecommun.

Change provisions relating to gender designation on drivers' licenses and state identification cards

O

Withdrew

 

LB89

Morfeld

Judiciary

Allow persons eighteen years of age to make health care decisions and persons under nineteen years of age in correctional facilities to consent to medical and mental health care

O

p.2 18 or older make decisions regardless parents; if in DOC under 19 can; gender chgs too

1/28

LB204

Slama

Judiciary

Change provisions of the Sex Offender Registration Act

S

Adds human traficking; notify LE if traveling out of country

3/4

     

Immigration

     

LB138

Vargas

Judiciary

Require jails and law enforcement agencies to provide public notice before entering into agreements to enforce federal immigration law

O

This would 'tip off' companies and those illegally present; they'd 'disappear' before officials arrive

2/3

LB262

Vargas

HHS

Provide for participation in the bridge to independence program by young adults not lawfully present in the United States

O

Not lawfully present?   Not entitled

2/11

     

Corrections/Justice System

     

LB119

Cavanaugh, M.

Judiciary

Change provisions of the Healthy Pregnancies for Incarcerated Women Act

O

Breastfeeding/milk expression by a prisoner or detainee; for mother/infant to live together while in prison; to require a parent separation policy;

2/11

LB333

Wayne

Judiciary

Change provisions relating to possession of an electronic communications device in Department of Correctional Services facilities

O

Would allow atty, legislators bring electronic communication devices w/o prior approval

 
     

Marijuana

     

LB474

Wishart

Judiciary

Adopt the Medicinal Cannabis Act

O

 

3/10

LB546

Wayne

Judiciary

Adopt the Marijuana Control Act and the Marijuana Conviction Clean Slate Act

O

 

2/19

LR2CA

Wayne

Judiciary

Constitutional amendment to legalize cannabis for persons twenty-one and older and to require legislation

O

 

1:30; 2/19

LR20CA

Pansing Brooks

Judiciary

Constitutional amendment to remove provisions regarding marriage from the Constitution of Nebraska

O

Hearing remove provisions regarding marriage
from the Constitution of Nebraska

1/29

LB282

Albrecht

Judiciary

Change provisions relating to obscenity

S

Protect children from obscene materials

2/26

     

Racial Issues

     

LB29

Wayne

Judiciary

Replace Arbor Day with Juneteenth as a state holiday

O

Legal holiday

 

LB349

McKinney

Judiciary

Create El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, Malcolm X Day and establish a holiday

O

Make holiday; focus on teaching about them in schools

 

LB451

McKinney

Business Labor

Include characteristics associated with race, culture, and personhood within definition of race, including hair texture and protective hairstyles under the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act, and change provisions relating to unlawful employment practices

O

Adds hair styles & textures to definitions of race, protected classes

 

LB167

Geist

Judiciary

Protect religious freedoms as prescribed and provide for certain tort claims

S

Protects worship during times of emergency

2/26

     

Vaccines

     

LB447

Cavanaugh, M.

HHS

Change provisions relating to immunization under the Child Care Licensing Act AM109 added 2/4; religtious exemption only

O

Mandates vaccine or no child care; usurps parental rights

2/4

LB643

Hansen, B.

HHS

Protect an individual liberty right to accept or decline a vaccination under a mandatory directive

S

Preserves right to refuse vaccination during emergencies

2/4

     

Voting

     

LB179

Linehan

Gov't, Military

Transition from elected to appointed county assessors

O

Erodes local control people have no choicer

2/19

LB11

Blood

Gov't, Military

Change provisions regarding voter registration and requests for ballots for early voting

O

Permanent early Primary & General voting; vehicle for fraud

1:30; 2/5

LB125

McCollister

Gov't, Military

Provide for ranked-choice voting for certain elections

O

Choose 1st, 2nd, 3rd choice of candidate on ballot; Bad idea.

2/18

LR10CA

Cavanaugh, M.

Gov't, Military

Constitutional amendment to remove felony convictions other than treason from being a disqualification for voting

O

Inmates would even be voting from prison

 

LR3CA

Slama

Gov't, Military

Constitutional amendment to require verification of identity prior to voting

S

Need this to minimize voter fraud

2/17

LB158

Wayne

Gov't, Military

Provide for restoration of voting rights upon completion of a felony sentence or probation for a felony

O

Currently can vote 2 yrs after completing sentence; needs to continue

 

LB435

Hansen, B.

Gov't, Military

Require an official watermark on certain ballots under the Election Act

S

Would reduce fraud possibiity

9:30; 2/5

LB590

Groene

Gov't, Military

Change time periods for ballots for early voting

S

Early voting reduced from 35 to 20 days prior to election

2/18

LB635

Cavanaugh, J.

Gov't, Military

Change provisions regarding nomination and election of certain partisan candidates

O

Removes party indication on ballot of many state, federal offices; non-partisan removes accountability to voters

2/18

     

Wage

     

LB298

McDonnell

Business Labor

Change provisions of the Employment Security Law relating to the disqualification of certain aliens

O

Illegal aliens would receive unemployment benefits

1/25

LB122

Hunt

Business Labor

Change provisions relating to the minimum wage

O

Raises to $9/hr; will close many small businesses

2/1

     

Taxes

     

LB133

Erdman

Revenue

Adopt the Nebraska EPIC Consumption Tax Act and eliminate certain other taxes

S

Tax is paid once when item is purchased; replaces sales & income taxes

2/3