Our Democratic state senators recently finished designating thier priority bills for the 2021 session.
Priority bills are given priority status and generally are considered ahead of other bills in debate. Each senator may select one priority bill, each committee may select two priority bills, and the speaker may select up to 25 priority bills.
See the bills below, and follow their progress here.
Senator M. Cavanaugh, LR29 – Provide for appointment by the Executive Board of a special committee to be known as the Eastern Service Area Child Welfare Contract Special Investigative and Oversight Committee of the Legislature
Senator Day, LB639 – Adopt the Seizure Safe Schools Act
Senator DeBoer, LB485 – Change provisions relating to child care assistance
Senator M. Hansen, LB258 – Adopt the Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act
Senator McKinney, LB451 – 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
Senator Pansing Brooks, LB307 – Change provisions relating to appointment of counsel for juveniles
Senator Vargas, LB241 – Adopt the Meatpacking Employees COVID-19 Protection Act
Senator Wishart, LB474 – Adopt the Medicinal Cannabis Act