Below is a listing of the bills of interest to the Nebraska Corn Growers Association. Included is a description of the bill and the position the Nebraska Corn Growers Association has on the bill. Click on the associated link to access the full text of the bill or visit the Nebraska Legislature homepage.

Bill NumberIntroducerStatusNeCGA PositionView BillTestimony
LB684 Senator BloodIn Committee
Hearing - 1/26/2018
Revenue
SupportLB684
Change the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Act
LB693Senator BloodIn Committee
Hearing 2/23/2018
Judiciary
LB693
Regulates and creates criminal offenses regarding the use of unmanned aircraft systems.
LB722Senator WayneIn Committee
Hearing 2/21/2018
Natural Resources
LB722
Provide a renewable energy electric power generation requirement for certain public power and irrigation districts
LB723Senator WayneIn Committee
Hearing 2/21/2018
Natural Resources
LB 723
Change net metering provisions by redefining qualified facility and increasing the rated capacity limit as prescribed.
LB728Senator WayneIn Committee
Hearing 1/26/2018
Revenue
LB728
Change individual income tax brackets and rates
LB752Senator BrewerIn Committee
Hearing 2/08/2018
Judiciary
LB752
Limit the authority of certain political subdivisions to acquire rights-of-way
LB755Senator BrewerIn Committee
Hearing 1/30/2018
Transportation and Telecommunications
SupportLB755
Change rules for operation of all-terrain vehicles and utility-type vehicles.
LB758Senator HughesApp. by Gov. (e-clause)
Pres/Speaker signed
Passed w/ emer. clause
Hearing 1/17/2018
Natural Resources
SupportLB758
Require collaboration between natural resources districts and counties under the Nebraska Ground Water Management and Protection Act.
LB766Senator BraschPres/Speaker signed
Passed on final reading
Hearing 1/30/2018
Agriculture
SupportLB766
Change provisions relating to division fences
LB778 Senator GroeneGeneral File
Education
LB778
Require voter approval for school district building fund levies
LB822Senator HughesIn Committee
Hearing 3/7/2018
Natural Resources
LB822
Change provisions relating to the Department of Natural Resources
LB829Senator ErdmanIn Committee
Hearing 1/25/2018
Revenue
SupportLB829Testimony LB 829
Adopt the Property Tax Relief Act
LB850Senator LinehanIn Committee
Hearing 1/31/2018
Govt, Military & Vet. Aff.
SupportLB850
Require disclosure of the anticipated cost to a political subdivision to pay off its bonds
LB884Senator HarrIn Committee
Hearing 1/18/2018
Revenue
LB884
Change and eliminate provisions relating to county sales and use taxes
LB892
Senator HowardIn Committee
Hearing 2/23/2018
Judiciary
LB892
Prohibit restraining animals in the event of certain natural or manmade disasters or severe weather events as prescribed
LB905 Senator KuehnIn Committee
Hearing 1/19/2018
Revenue
SupportLB905Testimony LB905
Change the burden of proof for certain protests of real property valuations
LB907Senator BakerIn Committee
Hearing 2/01/2018
Revenue
SupportLB907
Change provisions relating to a sales and use tax exemption for agricultural machinery and equipment
LB910Senator BolzIn Committee
Hearing 2/23/2018
Revenue
LB910
Adopt the Property Tax Circuit Breaker Act and change the funding of the Property Tax Credit Act
LB911Senator BolzIn Committee
Hearing 2/14/2018
Revenue
OpposeLB911
Adopt the School District Local Option Income Surtax Act
LB938 Senator StinnerIn Committee
Hearing 02/08/2018
Appropriations
LB938
Change provisions relating to the transfer of excess General Fund net receipts to the Cash Reserve Fund
LB941Senator WayneIn Committee
Hearing 2/27/2018
Revenue
LB941
Change the calculation of the tax on the average wholesale price of gasoline
LB943 Senator WishartIn Committee
Hearing 01/31/2018
Govt, Mil. & Vet. Aff.
LB943
Redefine a term relating to budget limitations
LB947Senator SmithGeneral File
Hearing 01/31/2018
Revenue
MonitorLB947Testimony LB947
Adopt the Nebraska Property Tax Cuts & Opportunities Act, change income tax rates, and eliminate certain exemptions and credits
LB961Senator SmithIn Committee
Hearing 2/07/2018
Revenue
LB961
Change corporate income tax rates
LB962Senator SmithIn Committee
Hearing 2/07/2018
Revenue
LB962
Change individual income tax rates
LB963Senator SmithIn Committee
Hearing 2/07/2018
Revenue
LB963
Change how often real property is inspected and reviewed for property tax purposes
LB976Senator BrieseIn Committee
Hearing 2/08/2018
Revenue
LB976
Provide a reporting duty for the Beginning Farmer Board under the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Act
LB980Senator WatermeierGeneral File
Hearing 1/30/2018
Transportation and Telecommunications
LB980
Provide for issuance of permits for divisible loads of hay bales
LB994Senator FriesenPres/Speaker signed
Pres. to Governor
Pres/Speaker signed
Passed
Hearing 2/05/2018
Transportation and
Telecommunications
LB994
Create the Rural Broadband Study Task Force, change provisions relating to the Nebraska Telecommunications Universal Service Fund and change powers and duties of the Public Service Commission as prescribed
LB1000Senator BriesePres/Speaker signed
Presented to Gov.
Pres/Speaker signed
Passed
02/01/2018
Govt, Military &
Veterans Affairs
SupportLB1000
Requie a bond election under the Public Facilities Construction and Finance Act
LB1001Senator BrieseIn Committee
Hearing 02/05/2018
Education
SupportLB1001
Provide for a review of the financing of schools
LB1007Senator KolowskiIn Committee
Hearing 2/14/2018
Revenue
OpposeLB1007
Authorize school district to levy a tax and establish a fund for facilities-related expenditures
LB1021Senator SchumacherIn Committee
2/27/2018
Revenue
Oppose
LB1021
Eliminate certain sales and use tax exemptions
LB1022Senator SchumacherIn Committee
Hearing 2/21/2018
Revenue
OpposeLB1022LB 1022 Testimony
Adopt the Irrigation Tax Act and change the valuation of agricultural land for property tax purposes
LB1075 Senator FriesenIn Committee
Hearing 2/22/2018
Revenue
LB1075
Impose a fee on transfers of real estate
LB1076Senator FriesenIn Committee
Hearing 2/22/2018
Revenue
LB1076
Increase the documentary stamp tax and provide for the use of the revenue
LB1077Senator FriesenIn Committee
Hearing 2/14/2018
Revenue
LB1077
Eliminate levy limits for school districts
LB1084Senator BrieseIn Committee
Hearing 2/08/2018
Revenue
SupportLB1084
Adopt the Property Tax Request Limitation Act, provide sunset dates for certain tax exemptions and incentives, and change other revenue and taxation provisions
LB1088Senator WayneIn Committee
Hearing 2/27/2018
Revenue
LB1088
Adopt the Nebraska Education Formula and the Remote Seller Sales Tax Collection Act, terminate the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act and the Property Tax Credit Act, and eliminate certain tax exemptions
LB1090Senator SmithPres/Speaker signed
Pres. to Governor
Pres/Speaker signed
Passed
2/07/2018
Revenue
LB1090
Change provision relating to inflation adjustments, personal exemptions, and standard deductions
LB1091 Senator SmithPres/Speaker signed
Pres. to Governor
Pres/Speaker signed
Passed
Hearing 2/07/2018
Revenue
LB1091
Update references to the internal Revenue Code
LB1100Senator ErdmanIn Committee
Hearing 2/23/2018
Revenue
SupportLB1100LB 1100 Testimony
Change the valuation of agricultural land and horticultural land
LB1102Senator FriesenIn Committee
Hearing 02/12/18
General Affairs
SupportLB1102
Change provisins relating to distribution of taxes collected, licenses renewals and fees, and the tax on gross proceeds for county and city lotteries
LB1103Senator FriesenGeneral File
Hearing 02/06/2018
Education
SupportLB1103LB 1103 Ag Leaders Testimony
Provide a minimum amount of state aid for each school district
LB1104Senator FriesenIn Committee
Hearing 2/23/2018
Revenue
LB1104
Change provisions relating to the special valuation of agricultural or horticultural land
LB1106Senator LinehanIn Committee
Hearing 2/14/2018
Revenue
SupportLB1106
Change requirements for overriding property tax limits
LB1108Senator HarrIn Committee
Hearing 2/01/2018
Revenue
LB1108
Authorize certain tax credits, change the sales tax rate, and provide for school foundation aid and certain grant programs
LB1117Senator CrawfordIn Committee
Hearing 2/15/2018
Revenue
LB1117
Change certain cigarette and tobacco products tax rates
LB1123Senator GroeneIPP (Killed)
Hearing 2/07/2018
Natural Resources
OpposeLB1123
Provide for streamflow augmentation projects and retention of water rights as prescribed
LB1124Senator GroeneIn Committee
2/07/2018
Natural Resources
LB1124
Provide notice and hearing requirements for public entities relating to land acquisition and ground water pump installations
LB1125Senator GroeneIn Committee
Hearing 2/26/2018
Education
LB1125
Change school finance base limitation and local effort rate provisions
LB1133Senator WayneIn Committee
2/06/2018
Agriculture
LB1133
Adopt the Industrial Hemp Act, provide an exemption under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, and eliminate a provision relating to industrial hemp research
LR17CASenator WayneIn Committee
Hearing 3/16/2018
Revenue
MonitorLR17CA
Constitutional amendment authorizing the Legislature to value real property for property tax purposes at its market value on date of acquisition
LR290CASenator KuehnIn Committee
2/14/2018
Revenue
LR290CA
Constitutional amendment to eliminate requirements that property taxes be levied by valuation uniformity and proportionately.