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THE 107TH LEGISLATURE, FIRST SESSION

BILLS OF SIGNIFICANT INTEREST
Bills of significant interest are closely monitored for further action.
Updated 4/9/2021

LB 7
Sponsor: Blood
Committee:Judiciary
Hearing Date: 2/5/2021
Status: Held in Committee

IMMUNITY FOR WITNESSES OR VICTIMS OF VIOLENT CRIMES: Would provide immunity from certain drug related or prostitution-related offenses to witnesses or victims of violent crimes and to those cooperating with law enforcement during investigation or prosecution of such crimes. NATA Position: Bill is under review, no position at this time.

LB 8
Sponsor: Blood
Committee: Government, Military & Veterans' Affairs
Hearing Date: 3/4/2021
Status: Held in Committee
ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATIONS FOR INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURE COMMITTEES: Creates a definition of electioneering communications in relation to the NE Accountability and Disclosure Commission. Any ad, voter guide, communication by an independent expenditure committee must include the name of the targeted candidate or ballot question in its NADC filing. Any person, other than a committee, who makes an electioneering communication of more than $1,000 must file a report with the commission within 2 days. The report must include the name, address, employer, and place of business of all persons who contribute $250 or more to the communication. NATA Position: No position.

LB 103
Sponsor: Dorn
Committee:Judiciary
Hearing Date: 2/19/2021
Status: General File

Senator Priority: 3/19/2021
APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR CERTAIN FEDERAL JUDGMENTS: Would appropriate $2 million from the General Fund in FY 2021-22 and 2022-23 to any county with a federal judgment in excess of $25 million when the total cost is 20% or more of the county's annual budget. NATA Position: No position at this time.

LB 133
Sponsor: Erdman
Committee: Revenue
Hearing Date: 2/3/2021

Status: Held in Committee
ADOPT THE NEBRASKA EPIC CONSUMPTION TAX ACT: Beginning in 2024, the bill would prohibit the State of Nebraska and all political subdivisions from imposing any form of taxation besides a single-rate consumption tax of 10.64% applying to all new goods and services. NATA Position: Oppose

LB 183
Sponsor: Cavanaugh, M., Day, Hunt, McKinney, Pansing Brooks
Committee: Health & Human Services
Hearing Date: 2/19/2021
Status: Held in Committee
IMMUNITY PROVISION- SEXUAL ASSAULT EMERGENCY CARE ACT: Under the Act, when a complaint is received regarding failure of a hospital for following the Act, the person submitting the complaint shallbe immune from criminal or civil liability of any nature. NATA Position: Bill is under review, no position at this time.

LB 403
Sponsor: Slama
Committee: Judiciary

Hearing Date: 2/4/2021
Status: Held in Committee
RECOVERY OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE DEBT: Would change provisions relating to recovery of medical assistance debt involving property transferred by deed with retention of a life estate by adding such transfer to the list of events that limit the time to file a recovery action. NATA Position: No position at this time.


LB 593
Sponsor: Slama
Committee: Judiciary

Hearing Date: 2/4/2021
Status: Held in Committee
UNIFORM FOREIGN-COUNTRY MONEY JUDGMENTS: Would adopt the Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act and the Uniform Registration of Canadian Money Judgment Act to seek enforcement of judgments from Canada and other foreign countries. NATA Position: No position at this time.

 

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

2021


APRIL

NATA Seminar Hybrid
"Representing the TBI Client"

Friday, April 23, 2021
Scott Conference Center, Omaha and Live Webinar


JUNE

NATA Summer Meeting
Thursday, June 24 to
        Saturday, June 26, 2021
Bridges Bay Resort, Lake Okoboji, Iowa


SEPTEMBER

NATA Annual Membership Celebration
Black Tie Optional Dinner
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Happy Hollow Country Club, Omaha


NATA Annual Meeting & Fall Seminar
Friday, September 24, 2021
Scott Conference Center, Omaha


DECEMBER

NATA Seminar
Friday, December 3, 2021
Scott Conference Center, Omaha