Legislative Spotlight – February 2015

Sheila1113-2-150x150Contributed by Sheila O’Connor, AAF Omaha Board Member & Legislative Issues Chair

Key dates for the 2015 Nebraska Legislature

Jan. 7-21 — Bill introduction period

Jan. 20 — Committee hearings begin on new bills (1:30 p.m.)

Jan. 22 — Governor’s State of the State Address (10 a.m.)

Jan. 23 — Floor debate begins on General File bills

Feb. 1 — Deadline for governor’s budget plan

Feb. 23 — Speaker begins accepting priority bill designations and requests for speaker priorities

March 11 — Deadline for requests on speaker priorities

March 12 — Deadline for designation of committee or senator priorities

March 16 — Speaker will announce his priority bills

March 20 — Tentative date to complete hearings on new bills

April 28 — Budget bills must be on General File

June 5 — Sine die adjournment

Information is available daily at http://update.legislature.ne.gov/


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