NASW 2019 Advocacy Bill Spreadsheet Final 6-23-2019
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LBNASW MEMBERActionIntroducerLegislative CommitteeDescriptionHearing Date/ StatusCommittee Position
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LB 13Wendy, KristenMonitor, No ActionBloodRevenue Provide a sales tax exemption for breast pumps and related supplies and exempt breastfeeding from public indecency offenses. Portions amended into LB 209IP 5/31/19Monitor
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LB 15Mary B.Monitor Blood Speaker PriorityBanking, Commerce and Insurance Adopt the Children of Nebraska Hearing Aid ActApproved by Gov. 5/29/19Monitor
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LB 17MarciaLetterBrieseJudiciary Gives right for juvenile to be parented by his/her parent not abridged soldy due to the disability of the parent.1/31/2019Support
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LB 24LorieMonitorKoltermanAppropriationsAppropriate funds to the Department of Health and Human Services.3/25/2019Monitor
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LB 29LorieLetterKoltermanHealth and Human ServicesProvide and eliminate telehealth provisionsApproved by Gov 3/21/2019Support
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LB 43Marcia, Amy, KristenLetter/Testify AA DoneBolzJudiciaryAdopt the Sexual Assault Survivor’s Bill of Rights Act2/22/2019Support
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LB 44Marcia, KelseyLetter AA DoneChambers Priority BillJudiciaryEliminate the death penalty and change provisions relating to murder in the first degreeFailed to advance to E&R Initial 4/25/19Support
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LB 58Marcia, KristenLetter, AA DoneMorfeldJudiciaryAdopt the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act2/28/2019Support
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LB 59SarahMonitorCavanaugh Speaker PriorityHealth and Human ServicesChange investigation and reporting provisions under the Children's Residential Facilities and Placing Licensure ActApproved by Gov 4/24/2019No Action
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LB 60TaylorMonitor, No ActionCavanaughHealth and Human Services
Change terminology relating to shaken baby syndrome.
Approved by Gov 3/12/2019Monitor
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LB 66WendyLetterM. HansenUrban AffairsProvide for an early childhood element in a comprehensive plan developed by a cityFailed to advance to E&R Initial 2/4/19Support
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LB 69KellyLetterM. HansenRevenue
Provide income tax credits for caregivers as prescribed
1/23/2019Support
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LB 73SarahNo ActionErdmanEducationRequire display of the national motto in schools1/22/2019Monitor
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LB 83Marcia, Kelsey, Kaylee, AmyLetter, AA DoneWayneGovernment, Military and Veterans Affairs CommitteeProvide for restoration of voter’s rights3/6/2019Support
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LB 84KaylaLetterWayneRevenue Provide a tax deduction for wages paid to individuals convicted of a felony1/23/2019Support
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LB 85KellyLetter, AA DoneWayneUrban AffairsProvide for a rental housing inspection program for a city of the metropolitan class or a city of the primary classGeneral File 1/31/2019Support
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LB 89KelseyLetterWayneJudiciaryChange certain marijuana policies3/20/2019Support
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LB 90KaylaMonitorWayneJudiciaryMake post-release supervision optional for Class IV felonies. Portions amended into LB 6863/20/2019Monitor
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LB 93TaylorNo ActionWayneJudiciaryProvide for intervention by a biological parent in certain juvenile proceedings. General File 2/26/19Monitor
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LB 106SarahNo ActionDornJudiciaryChange provisions relating to disclosure of DNA records under the DNA Identification Information ActGeneral File 4/26/19No Action
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LB 110KelseyLetter AA DoneWishart Priority Bill JudiciaryAdopt the Medical Cannabis ActGeneral File 5/10/19Support
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LB 112TerryLetterHowardHealth and Human ServicesProvide for waiver of certain occupational and licensing fees as prescribedApproved by Gov 3/21/2019Neutral
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LB 120Mary B., KelseyLetter AA DoneCrawfordEducationRequire teacher and school staff to receive training on behavioral and mental health3/4/2019Support
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LB 131TaylorMonitor Pansing BrooksJudiciaryChange certain provisions relating to minimum sentencesGeneral File 5/23/19Monitor
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LB 132TaylorLetterPansing BrooksJudiciaryChange penalties for certain felonies committed by persons under nineteen years of ageGeneral File 5/23/19Support
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LB 133Taylor/KaylaLetterPansing BrooksJudiciaryChange provisions relating to structured programming and deferral of paroleGeneral File 5/23/19Support
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LB 141MarciaNo ActionDeBoerJudiciaryProvide for the offense of assault by strangulation or suffocationApproved by Governor 3/27/19Monitor
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LB147Mary B.LetterGroene Education Priority BillEducationChange the Student Discipline Act to provide for use by a teacher or administrator of necessary physical contact or physical restraint and provide procedures and grounds for removal from a class in response to student behaviorGeneral File 5/21/19Oppose
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LB 154MarciaLetterBrewerJudiciary Authorize a study to improve reporting and investigation of missing Native American womenApproved by Gov 3/07/2019Support
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LB 160PegLetterQuickUrban AffairsRedefine terms under the Local Option Municipal Economic Development Act to include early childhood infrastructure development and quality early childhood care and education programs for certain cities and villagesApproved by Gov 3/21/2019Support
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LB 164MarciaLetterHuntJudiciaryProhibit electronic transmission or online posting of certain photographs or videos, redefine sexual exploitation, and provide for a registrable offense under the Sex Offender Registration Act3/13/2019Support
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LB 165WendyLetterHuntEducationAdopt the Too Young to Suspend Act2/26/2019Support
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LB 166SarahLetterHuntJudiciaryProhibit defendant's discovery of victim's actual or perceived gender or sexual orientation as defense to crime2/7/2019Support
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LB 167Mary S., Kelsey, KristenLetter AA DoneHuntJudiciaryProhibit conversion therapy2/7/2019Support
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LB 168Mary S.LetterHuntJudiciaryDefine offense of child abuse to include subjecting a child to conversion therapyBill Withdrawn 2/7/2019Support
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LB 169SarahLetterHunt Priority BillHealth and Human ServicesChange provisions relating to eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ProgramCloture Vote Failed 3-27-2019Support
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LB 173Mary S.LetterPansing BrooksJudiciaryDefine and redefine terms of coercion and without consent and provide for applicability with respect to sexual assault3/13/2019Support
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LB 174PegMonitorBolzAppropriationsState intent relating to appropriations for the Office of Violence Prevention. Portions Amended into LB 2943/6/2019Monitor
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LB 181LorieLetterBolzAppropriationsRequire a report from the Department of Health and Human Services to the Appropriations Committee of the Legislature regarding long-term care sustainability. Portions Amended into LB 2943/25/2019Support
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LB 188Mary B.No ActionLindstromBanking, Commerce and Insurance Change the rate of interest charge on loans under the Nebraska Installment Loan ActSelect File 2/5/19Monitor
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LB 198MarciaNo ActionHalloranJudiciaryChange provisions relating to use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony and prohibit use of a facsimile firearm to commit a felony2/28/2019Monitor
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LB 199BeccaLetterWishartAppropriationsAppropriate funds to the Supreme Court for court appointed special advocate state aid. Portions Amended into LB 2943/18/2019Support
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LB 200PegNo ActionWishartHealth and Human ServicesChange provisions relating to licensure under the Health Care Facility Licensure Act of alcoholism centers providing civil protective custody of intoxicated personsApproved by Governor 3/12/19Monitor
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LB 209SarahLetterAlbrecht Priority BillJudiciaryRequire information regarding reversal of medication abortionApproved by Gov. 6/4/19Oppose
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LB 219SarahMonitor WishartJudiciaryChange requirements for foster care transition proposals and provide immunity from liability for caregiversGeneral File 4/26/19Monitor
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LB 230KaylaLetterPansing BrooksJudiciary
Provide for room confinement of juveniles as prescribed
General File 2/26/19Support
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LB 231PegLetterPansing BrooksJudiciary
Change provisions relating to legal defense of juveniles
General File 3/18/2019Support
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LB 238Mary S.LetterPansing BrooksJudiciaryChange requirements for witnessing death penalty executionsGeneral File 5/23/19Support
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LB 240LorieLetterM. HansenJudiciaryChange procedures for determining competency to stand trial. Portions Amended into LB 6862/20/2019Support
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LB 245Kelsey, KristenMonitorErdmanHealth and Human ServicesEliminate an exception to the medicaid preferred drug list3/28/2019Monitor
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LB 247KaleighLetterBolzJudiciaryAdopt the Advance Mental Health Care Directives Act2/1/2019Support
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LB 249MarciaLetter, AA DoneHowardJudiciaryChange the statute of limitations for civil actions arising from a sexual assault2/22/2019Support
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LB 251PegLetter AA DoneWalzEducationAdopt the Child Hunger and Workforce Readiness Act1/28/2019Support
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LB 253KellyLetterMcCollisterExecutiveAdopt the Redistricting Act2/14/2019Support
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LB 254KellyLetterMcCollisterBusiness and LaborAdopt the Fair Chance Hiring ActFinal Reading 3/12/19Support
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LB 255KellyLetter, AA DoneMcCollisterHealth and Human ServicesChange provisions relating to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program2/7/2019Support
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LB 260Mary BMonitorB. HansenHealth and Human ServicesChange provisions relating to medicaid recovery audit contractorsApproved by Gov. 5/29/19Monitor
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LB 261KellyNo ActionDeBoerExecutiveRequire use of redistricting maps drawn using state-issued computer software2/14/2019No Action
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LB 275MarciaMonitorM. HansenJudiciaryRequire notification when persons prohibited by state or federal law attempt to obtain a handgun purchase permit or concealed handgun permit2/28/2019No Action
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LB 277KellyLetterMcCollisterJudiciary
Change membership provisions for the Board of Parole
2/6/2019Support
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LB 281Mary B.LetterMcCollisterEducationProvide for posting by public schools of a toll-free number set up to report child abuse or neglectApproved by Gov. 5/30/19Support
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LB 283ChristieLetterPansing BrooksExecutiveProvide for a climate change study2/11/2019Support
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LB 286KellyLetterMcCollisterJudiciaryCreate the Coordinated Reentry Council2/27/2019Support
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LB 289TerryAA DoneLinehanRevenue Change provisions relating to county assessor inspections of real property for property tax purposes (Property Tax Bill)General File 5/2/2019Oppose
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LB 305PegLetter AA DoneCrawfordBusiness and Labor
Adopt the Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act
General File 3/07/2019Support
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LB 311KristenLetter AA DoneCrawford (Cavanaugh Priority Bill)Business and Labor
Adopt the Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act
General File 3/07/2019Support
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LB 313Mary SLetterBolzExecutiveProvide the office of Inspector General of the Nebraska Correctional System with oversight authority over regional centers2/20/2019Support
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LB 323Mary BLetterCrawford Priority BillHealth and Human ServicesChange eligibility provisions under the Medical Assistance Act for certain disabled personsFinal Reading 5/22/19Support
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LB 326BeccaLetterQuickAppropriationsAppropriate funds to the Department of Health and Human Services3/26/2019Support
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LB 327KaleighLetterBolzAppropriationsState intent to appropriate funds for an increase in rates paid to behavioral health service providers. Provisions Amended into LB 2943/26/2019Support
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LB 328BeccaLetterBolzHealth and Human ServicesAdopt the Nebraska Family First Act, provide for non-court-involved response to reports of child abuse or neglect, and provide for a family finding project3/7/2019Support
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LB 329Mary B.LetterBolzHealth and Human ServicesChange provisions relating to child care assistance and licensureGeneral File 4/25/19Support
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LB 330SarahMonitor BolzExecutive BoardChange the administration, duties, membership, purpose, and reports of the Nebraska Children's Commission. Portions amended to LB 600 on 5-31.IP 5/31/19Monitor
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LB 331Mary SLetterBolzJudiciaryChange provisions relating to the Board of Parole, the Department of Correctional Services, and the Office of Probation Administration. 2/27/2019Support
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LB 332BeccaLetterBolzHealth and Human ServicesChange eligibility requirements and other provisions of the Young Adult Bridge to Independence Act. Portions Amended into LB 600.IP 5/31/19Support
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LB 340Mary SMonitor LathropJudiciaryChange provisions related to female offenders in incarceration work campsApproved by Governor 3/27/19Monitor
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LB 341TaylorLetterArchHealth and Human ServicesChange provisions relating to a determination of ongoing eligibility for a child care subsidy. Portions Amended into LB 460.2/8/2019Support
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LB 343Mary B.LetterHalloranJudiciaryAdopt the School Safety Rapid Response Option Act and authorize schools to allow employees to carry concealed handguns2/28/2019Oppose
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LB 357Kelsey WilsonMonitorWalzRevenue Adopt the Direct Support Professional Tax Credit Act2/13/2019Monitor
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LB 365KellyLetter, AA DoneCrawfordJudiciaryAdopt the Health Care Directives Registry Act2/27/2019Support
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LB 369MarciaLetterVargasJudiciaryRequire jails, law enforcement agencies, and the Nebraska State Patrol to provide public notice before entering into agreements to enforce federal immigration law and to allow audits of noncomplying entitiesGeneral File 5/23/19Support
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LB 375Mary SNo ActionBrewer Speaker Priority Government, Military and Veterans Affairs CommitteeAllow certain library, archive, and museum materials to be withheld from the publicApproved by Gov. 5/17/19No Action
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LB 383Mary SLetter, AA DoneQuickBusiness and Labor
Provide for an annual adjustment to the minimum wage
2/11/2019Support
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LB 388MarciaLetterHowardJudiciaryChange provisions relating to termination of parental rights, placement of children, and guardianshipGeneral File 5/23/19Support
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LB 389MarciaLetterHowardJudiciary
Change provisions relating to termination of parental rights
2/8/2019Support
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LB 391KaleighMonitorM. HansenJudiciaryChange duties of peace officers taking juveniles into custody or interrogating juveniles and prohibit use of statements taken in violation of the rights of a juvenile2/14/2019Support
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LB 395KellyLetterM. HansenJudiciaryChange landlord's power of possession provisions in cases of domestic violence3/1/2019Support
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LB 397ChristieNo ActionBriese General Affairs Priority BillGeneral AffairsChange provisions relating to tobacco and other nicotine products and tobacco manufacturersApproved by Gov. 5/30/19Monitor
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LB 399SarahMonitor SlamaEducationChange the name and provisions related to the committee on AmericanismApproved by Governor 3/27/19Monitor
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LB 400Mary SLetterHuntBusiness and LaborChange the minimum wage for persons compensated by way of gratuitiesGeneral File 2/21/2019Support
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LB 402SarahLetterHilkemannHealth and Human ServicesEliminate an eligibility provision relating to nutrition assistance benefits as prescribed2/7/2019Support
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LB 403TerryMonitorStinnerAppropriationsProvide a duty for the Department of Health and Human Services when calculating certain medicaid rates. Portions amended into LB 294.3/25/2019Monitor
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LB 404TerryMonitorStinnerAppropriationsState intent relating to medicaid budgeting. Portions amended into LB 294. 3/25/2019Monitor
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LB 405ChristieNo ActionHuntUrban AffairsAdopt updates to building and energy codesApproved by Gov. 5/8/19No Action
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LB 409ChristieNo ActionKolowskiUrban AffairsAdopt design standards for health care facilitiesApproved by Gov. 4/17/19No Action
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LB 418KellyMonitor Cavanaugh Business & Labir Priority BillBusiness and LaborChange provisions relating to certain medical debt collection involving workers' compensation, Portions of LB 360 and 178 were amended into LB 418. Approved by Gov. 5/17/19Monitor
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LB 423Mary BMonitor HowardHealth and Human ServicesChange and eliminate provisions relating to school-based health centers under the Medical Assistance Act2/21/2019No Action
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LB 426SarahLetterDeBoerJudiciaryProvide for adoption by two adults2/7/2019Support
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LB 427PegMonitorHowardJudiciaryChange terminology relating to legitimacy of childrenApproved by Gov. 5/29/19No Action
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