Interim Hearings

Interim Hearings can also be viewed on the Legislative Calendar. A print-friendly copy of the weekly listing can be found print friendly available here. Please note that the PDF data may not reflect the most current data available on this page. The results are also available for download in a csv file. How to use a csv file

The order of the bills listed may not be the order in which they are heard that day in committee.

Appropriations
Date: Thursday October 26, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 10:00 AM

Document Introducer Description
Special Joint hearing of the Appropriations Committee and the Revenue Committee. Presentation of the 2017 Nebraska Tax Expenditure Annual Report from the Nebraska Department of Revenue.
Note: Open to the public, invited testimony only.

Appropriations
Date: Friday September 22, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 1:00 PM

Document Introducer Description
LR209 Stinner Interim study to examine the volatility of Nebraska's revenue portfolio to determine a set of evidence-based savings targets for the Cash Reserve Fund
LR210 Stinner Interim study to examine fiscal distress among local political subdivisions in Nebraska and how the Legislature could establish an early warning system to identify and respond to such fiscal distress
LR139 Bolz Interim study to analyze the best use of the state's child welfare resources in line with its goals

Appropriations
Date: Friday September 08, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 9:00 AM

Document Introducer Description
LR238 Stinner Interim study to examine the feasibility of acquiring funding for behavioral and mental health internship programs at the doctoral level in rural Nebraska
Note: Invited testimony only.

Appropriations
Date: Friday September 08, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 1:00 PM

Document Introducer Description
LR164 Quick Interim study to examine the need for restoration, development, and capital improvement of sites that attract tourists to and within Nebraska
LR225 Harr Interim study to assess the condition of property related to Willa Cather as described in section 82-129

Education
Date: Thursday September 14, 2017
Location: Room 1525
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LR130 Groene Interim study to examine issues related to the use of substitute teachers

Health and Human Services
Date: Friday October 20, 2017
Location: Room 1510
Time: 9:00 AM

Document Introducer Description
LR226 Health and Human Services Committee Interim study to examine the educational and credentialing requirements and the process of applying for and obtaining an electrology license for Nebraska
LR231 Health and Human Services Committee Interim study to examine the educational and credentialing requirements and the process of applying for and obtaining a license to practice body art for Nebraska
LR230 Health and Human Services Committee Interim study to examine the educational and credentialing requirements and the process of applying for and obtaining an esthetics license for Nebraska
LR227 Health and Human Services Committee Interim study to examine the educational and credentialing requirements and the process of applying for and obtaining a nail technology license for Nebraska
LR229 Health and Human Services Committee Interim study to examine the educational and credentialing requirements and the process of applying for and obtaining a barbering license for Nebraska
LR232 Health and Human Services Committee Interim study to examine the educational and credentialing requirements and the process of applying for and obtaining a cosmetology license for Nebraska
LR228 Health and Human Services Committee Interim study to examine the educational and credentialing requirements and the process of applying for and obtaining a massage therapy license for Nebraska

Health and Human Services
Date: Friday September 22, 2017
Location: Room 1510
Time: 10:00 AM

Document Introducer Description
Special Heritage Health Quarterly Briefing
Note: Invited Testimony Only

Health and Human Services
Date: Friday September 22, 2017
Location: Room 1510
Time: 1:00 PM

Document Introducer Description
Special Heritage Health Quarterly Hearing
Note: Open for Public Comments

Health and Human Services
Date: Tuesday June 27, 2017
Location: Room 1524
Time: 10:00 AM

Document Introducer Description
Special Heritage Health Quarterly Briefing
Note: Invited Testimony Only

Health and Human Services
Date: Tuesday June 27, 2017
Location: Room 1524
Time: 9:00 AM

Document Introducer Description
Special Briefing on Rate Methodology for Dual-Eligibles
Note: Invited Testimony Only

Health and Human Services
Date: Tuesday June 27, 2017
Location: Room 1524
Time: 1:00 PM

Document Introducer Description
Special Heritage Health Quarterly Hearing
Note: Open for Public Comments

Judiciary
Date: Friday October 20, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 9:30 AM

Document Introducer Description
LR172 Wishart Interim study to review recruitment and retention efforts that are currently or could potentially be undertaken by the Dept. of Correctional Services
LR173 Wishart Interim study to review the work detail and work release efforts at the community corrections centers

Judiciary
Date: Friday September 15, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 9:30 AM

Document Introducer Description
LR114 Judiciary Committee Interim study to examine Nebraska's statutes relating to geriatric or compassionate release laws for elderly inmates
LR191 Ebke Interim study to examine possible legislative reforms to Nebraska's mandatory minimum sentencing laws
LR198 Pansing Brooks Interim study to examine the impact of incarceration on children in Nebraska
LR221 Hansen Interim study to examine possible reforms to Nebraska's sentencing laws to accommodate an option of deferred judgment probation

Legislature's Planning Committee
Date: Friday October 13, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 9:00 AM

Document Introducer Description
Special Topic: Long range logistical theory. Topic: Demonstration of the U.S. Census Bureau' s Job-to-Job Flows Explorer.
Note: Open to the public, invited testimony only. The meeting will be broadcast via the closed circuit TV system but will not be streamed by NET through the Nebraska Legislature's website.

Legislature's Planning Committee
Date: Friday September 15, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 9:00 AM

Document Introducer Description
Special Continuation of long range revenue and expense prospects with focus on major expense categories
Note: Open to the public, invited testimony only. The meeting will be broadcast via the closed circuit TV system but will not be streamed by NET through the Nebraska Legislature's website.

Legislature's Planning Committee
Date: Friday August 11, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 9:00 AM

Document Introducer Description
Special Long term budgetary issues arising from demographic trends and maintenance issues.
Note: Open to the public, invited testimony only. This hearing will be broadcast via the closed circuit TV system and will not be streamed by NET through the Nebraska Legislature's website.

Legislature's Planning Committee
Date: Friday July 14, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 9:00 AM

Document Introducer Description
Special Population trends and State policy
Note: Open to the public, invited testimony only. The meeting will be broadcast via the closed circuit TV system though will not be streamed by NET through the Nebraska Legislature's website.

LR127 Nebraska Justice System Special Oversight Committee
Date: Friday October 20, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Special Issues facing the Department of Corrections, Board of Parole and Office of Parole Administration
Note: **Open to the public, Invited testimony only

Natural Resources
Date: Friday September 22, 2017
Location: Room 1525
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LR125 Hughes Interim study to examine public power in Nebraska

Nebraska Retirement Systems
Date: Friday December 01, 2017
Location: Room 1525
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LR91 Kolterman Interim study to examine the public employees' retirement systems administered by the Public Employees Retirement Board
LR92 Kolterman Interim study to examine the requirement that the Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee of the Legislature monitor underfunded defined benefit plans administered by political subdivisions

Revenue
Date: Friday August 25, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 10:00 AM

Document Introducer Description
Special Joint hearing of the Appropriations Committee and the Revenue Committee.
Special Presentation of the 2016 Nebraska Tax Incentives Annual Report from the Nebraska Department of Revenue.
Special Open to the public. Invited Testimony only.

Transportation and Telecommunications
Date: Wednesday December 13, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:00 PM

Document Introducer Description
LR174 Friesen Interim study to review the implementation of the 911 Service System Act

Transportation and Telecommunications
Date: Wednesday December 13, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 2:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LR203 Friesen Interim study to examine issues surrounding the relocation of utilities within the public right-of-way

Transportation and Telecommunications
Date: Friday December 01, 2017
Location: Room 1113
Time: 1:00 PM

Document Introducer Description
LR176 Friesen Interim study to examine the provision of broadband telecommunication services within the state

Transportation and Telecommunications
Date: Thursday November 30, 2017
Location: City Council Chambers, 1702 31st Street, Central City, NE
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LR176 Friesen Interim study to examine the provision of broadband telecommunication services within the state

Transportation and Telecommunications
Date: Tuesday November 28, 2017
Location: McCook Community College, 1205 E 3rd St., McCook, NE
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LR176 Friesen Interim study to examine the provision of broadband telecommunication services within the state

Urban Affairs
Date: Friday October 06, 2017
Location: Room 1510
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LR81 Wayne Interim study to examine the adoption and enforcement of state fire codes
LR60 Urban Affairs Committee Interim study to examine issues related to the use of tax-increment financing

Urban Affairs
Date: Friday September 29, 2017
Location: Hall County Extension Office, College Park, 3180 W. Highway 34, Grand Island
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LR138 Crawford Interim study to examine the tools, mechanisms, and funding sources available to municipalities to provide for condemnation or demolition of vacant and abandoned buildings
LR60 Urban Affairs Committee Interim study to examine issues related to the use of tax-increment financing

Urban Affairs
Date: Thursday August 24, 2017
Location: Mid Plains Community College - North Campus, W.W. Wood Building, 1101 Halligan Drive, North Platte, NE
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LR160 Hughes Interim study to examine the ability of municipalities in Nebraska to offer relocation incentives to attract new residents
LR60 Urban Affairs Committee Interim study to examine issues related to the use of tax-increment financing