Legislative Bills

Police Officers' Association of Nebraska's Position on Legislative Bills

Nebraska Legislative Bills can be view at the NebraskaLegislature.gov website at:

http://nebraskalegislature.gov/bills/intro.php

Type the LB# into QuickSearch and click on GO OR you may click on the LB# to view the legislative bill.

 

2019 Legislative Session

LB/ LR
INTRODUCER
DESCRIPTION
POAN
PCAN
NSA
LB39 Sen. Hilkemann Change passenger restraint system from a secondary offense to primary offense
Support
LB40 Sen. Hilkemann Changes use of wireless communication device from secondary to primary offense for LPD-learners permit, school permit, LPE-learners permit
Support
LB43 Sen. Bolz Sex Assult survivor's Bill of Rights Act.
Oppose
LB44 Sen. Chambers Eliminates class I Felony (death penalty) and changes all those with current death penalty imposed to life imprisonment
Oppose
LB58 Sen. Morefeld Adopt Extreme Risk Protection Order
Support
LB89 Sen. Wayne
Changes some marijuana penalties by weight
Oppose
LB110 Sen. Wishart Adopt Medical Cannabis Act
Oppose
LB131 Sen. Pansing Brooks Change provisions where minimum sentence shall not be less than minimum as provided in 28-105 and shall not be greater than one-third of the maximum limit provided by law
Oppose
LB132 Sen. Pansing Brooks Minimum term of imprisonment for any person convicted of IC or ID felony for offense committed when person was under 19 years old.
Oppose
LB141 Sen. DeBoer Expands law by adding suffocation, intentionally, and recklessly to statute.
Support
LB198 Sen. Halloran Adds definition of 'Facsimile firearm' meaning any replica, toy, starter pistol, or other objects that bears a reasonable resemblance of an actual firearm. Adds use of a facsimile firearm to commit felony as a IIA felony
Support
LB216 Sen. Kolterman Prohibits law enforcement officers from releasing person from custody to merely avoid cost of necessary medical services
Oppose
LB324 Sen. La Grone Immunity for public safety agency for providing next-gen 911 services, except in situations where there are actions or interactions that constitute gross negligence
Support
LB343 Sen. Halloran Allows governing authority for a school to develop a program where authorized school employees who are holders of CCW permits to carry concealed upon school grounds, vehicles, or events.
Support
LB352 Sen. Morfeld Variety of requirements on prosecutor relating to keeping record of each case in which a jailhouse informant was used along with benefit offered
Oppose
LB353 Sen. Pansing Brooks Adds UNLPD to various definitions/requirements of peace officers to include submittal of policy to crime commission on racial profiling, recording traffic stop data, etc.
Oppose
LB363 Sen. Hansen Adopt In the Line of Duty Compensation Act
Support
LB369 Sen. Vargas Requires jails and LE agencies to notify governing body at least 30 days prior to entering into any agreement to enforce immigration law or investigate, interrogate, detain, detect, or arrest persons for immigration enforcement purposes
Oppose
LB390 Sen. Pansing Brooks Outlines MOU needed if schools have security or SROs in schools.
Oppose
LB391 Sen. Hansen Appears to set forth a different specific Miranda warnings for juveniles during custodial interrogation
Oppose
LB455 Sen. Arch Adds language of 'examinations to determine fitness for confinement.'Apprehending agency shall be responsible for costs of medical examinations to determine fitness for confinement
Oppose
LB502 Sen. Hunt Adopt Limited Immigration Inquiry Act
Oppose
LB550 Sen. Vargas changes sur-charges on wireless devices impacting 911 funding
Oppose
LB582 Sen. Brewer Person who possesses stolen firearm when person should have known it was stolen shall be quilty of IIA felony
Support
LB589 Sen. Chambers Prohibits peace officers from working as a school officer
Oppose
LB612 Sen. Erdman Authorizes (and specifies type and manner of) signs allowed to commemorate deceased person along roads
Support
LB620 Sen. Kolowski Changes enforcement for use of a wireless communication device from secondary to primary enforcement
Support
LB630 Sen. Morfeld Adds offense of sexual extortion (IV felony for under-age victim; I misd. for victim 19 and older; II misd if victim and perpetrator were both under 19 years old)
Support
LB646 Sen. Chambers Eliminates cash and appearance bonds
Oppose
LB652 Sen. Wayne Changes penalties for possession of controlled substance (except marijuana): residue cases are proposed to be a I misd rather than IV felony
Oppose
LB657 Sen. Wayne Adopt the Nebraska Hemp Act for the Nebraska Hemp Commission
Oppose
LB659 Sen. Wayne Remove cannabidoil (along with definition and delineation of no more than 3/10ths of THC regardless of if product is approved by FDA) from list of controlled substances
Oppose
LB690 Sen. Cavanaugh Adopt Healthy Pregnancies for Incarcerated Women Act
Oppose
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