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Nebraska Legislation - Technology Related

Updated: May 24, 2017

2017 Legislative Bills

LB# Introducer Status One-Liner
LB43 Hilkemann • Hearing 2/21/2017
• Transportation and Telecommunications Committee
Change provisions relating to surcharges for 911 service
LB61 Kolterman Indefinitely postponed
• Motion to suspend rules to indefinitely postpone filed
General File
• Hearing 1/19/2017
• Health and Human Services Committee
Adopt the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact
LB92 Kolterman

• Kolterman priority bill
Approved by Governor
Final Reading passed 49-0-0
• Riepe AM609 adopted
Select File
General File with AM253 adopted
• Hearing 2/13/2017
• Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee
Require health carriers to provide coverage for telehealth services
LB175 Morfeld • Hearing 1/31/2017
• Education Committee
Adopt the Student Online Personal Protection Act
LB197 Kolowski • Hearing 3/9/2017
• Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee
Provide for electronic application for an early voting ballot
LB223 Kuehn

• Howard priority bill
Approved by Governor
Final Reading passed with Emergency Clause 47-0-2
Select File
General File with AM950 adopted
• Hearing 3/23/2017
• Health and Human Services Committee
Change provisions relating to prescription drug monitoring
LB225 Crawford

• Crawford priority bill
Approved by Governor
Final Reading passed with emergency clause 48-0-1
• Crawford AM840 adopted
• Baker AM826 adopted
Select File
• Howard AM731 adopted
General File with AM611 adopted
• Hearing 2/1/2017
• Health and Human Services Committee
Change provisions relating to alternative response to a report of child abuse or neglect and provide duties for the Department of Health and Human Services [AM611 includes portions of LB297]
LB240 Baker • Hearing 1/25/2017
• Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee
Provide for videoconferencing and telephone conferences for school board meetings
LB263 Transportation and Telecommunications Committee

• Transportation and Telecommunications priority bill
Approved by Governor
Final Reading passed with emergency clause 49-0-0
• Wayne AM967 lost
• Friesen AM867 adopted
• Wayne AM909 withdrawn
• Bolz AM670 adopted
• Smith AM777 adopted
Select File
General File with AM538 adopted
• Bostelman AM156 withdrawn
• Hearing 2/7/2017
• Transportation and Telecommunications Committee
Change provisions relating to vehicle certificates of title, registration, and license plates and provide for implementation of an electronic dealer services system by the Department of Motor Vehicles
LB282 Riepe Indefinitely postponed
• Motion to suspend rules to indefinitely postpone filed
General File
• Hearing 3/8/2017
• Health and Human Services Committee
Change telehealth provisions relating to children's behavioral health
LB297 McCollister Indefinitely postponed
• Motion to suspend rules to indefinitely postpone filed
General File with AM365
• Hearing 2/23/2017
• Health and Human Services Committee
Create Children and Juveniles Data Pilot Project [see LB225]
LB316 Murante • Hearing 3/15/2017
• Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee
Change election provisions relating to technology and funding
Budget Bills Speaker Scheer; at the request of the Governor [See each bill for status]
LB22 - LB24
LB327 - LB336
LB388 Lindstrom • Hearing 1/25/2017
• Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee
Authorize remote electronic notarial acts
LB389 Friesen

• Speaker priority bill
• Friesen AM1116 filed
• Hearing 2/21/2017
• Transportation and Telecommunications Committee
Adopt the Small Wireless Facilities Act
LB494 Briese General File with AM555
• Hearing 2/2/2017
• Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee
Provide for withholding public records relating to energy infrastructure
LB523 Walz • Hearing 2/13/2017
• Transportation and Telecommunications Committee
Change provisions relating to financial assistance from the Nebraska Internet Enhancement Fund
LB524 Walz • Hearing 3/17/2017
• Appropriations Committee
Appropriate funds to supplement financial assistance from the Nebraska Internet Enhancement Fund
LB586 Linehan • Hearing 3/23/2017
• Health and Human Services Committee
Change requirements for the prescription drug monitoring system
LB612 Wayne • Hearing 2/21/2017
• Transportation and Telecommunications Committee
Require direct access to 911 emergency service from certain telephone systems using Internet protocol-enabled services
LB642 Krist Bill withdrawn
• Krist MO14 Withdraw bill - prevailed
• Health and Human Services Committee
Delay prescription drug monitoring requirements for veterinarians

2017 Resolutions / Constitutional Amendments / Appointments

LR# Introducer Status One-Liner
    • Hearing 3/9/2017 Appointment Confirmation for Commissioner Greckel and Commissioner Spray (Appointment letter, Journal p. 24; committee report, Journal p. 716; confirmed, Journal p. 750)
    • Hearing 3/9/2017 Agency 65 Appropriations Hearing
LR136 McCollister • Transportation and Telecommunications Committee Interim study to examine the effect of the Congressional passage of Joint Resolution, S.J. RES. 34, which disapproved the Federal Communications Commission final rules for Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services
LR174 Friesen • Transportation and Telecommunications Committee Interim study to review the implementation of the 911 Service System Act
LR176 Friesen • Transportation and Telecommunications Committee Interim study to examine the provision of broadband telecommunication services within the state
LR178 Kolterman • Health and Human Services Committee Interim study to examine existing telehealth and telemedicine systems and capabilities in Nebraska and opportunities to expand usage
LR186 Howard • Health and Human Services Committee Interim study to examine the Nebraska Prescription Drug Monitoring Program and how providers access prescription drug data
LR188 Howard • Health and Human Services Committee Interim study to review policies and procedures relating to sustainability, organization, and best practices for data collection by the Division of Public Health relating to public health, epidemiology, and syndromic surveillance
LR223 Blood • Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Interim study to examine Nebraska statutes governing the use of personally identifiable information