Hearings for Appropriations

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

Appropriations
Date: Friday March 17, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB524 Walz Appropriate funds to supplement financial assistance from the Nebraska Internet Enhancement Fund
LB621 Wayne Appropriate funds to the Public Service Commission
LB149 Stinner Provide, change, and eliminate appropriations
Agency 7 Governor
Agency 8 Lieutenant Governor
Agency 9 Secretary of State
Agency 10 Auditor of Public Accounts
Agency 12 State Treasurer
Agency 14 Public Service Commission
Agency 3 Legislative Council

Appropriations
Date: Thursday March 16, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 40 Motor Vehicle Licensing Board, Nebraska
Agency 17 Aeronautics, Department of
Agency 27 Roads, Department of
Agency 47 Educational Telecommunications Commission, Nebraska

Appropriations
Date: Wednesday March 15, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB356 Bolz Create the Civic Engagement Cash Fund and state intent relating to fund transfers
Agency 69 Arts Council, Nebraska
Agency 84 Environmental Quality, Department of
Agency 71 Nebraska Energy Office
Agency 33 Game and Parks Commission
Special AM494 to LB331

Appropriations
Date: Tuesday March 14, 2017
Location: Room 1524
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 25 Health and Human Services
Note: (Division of Developmental Disabilities, Children and Family Services, Behavioral Health)
LB189 Howard Appropriate funds to the Department of Health and Human Services for recruitment and retention of caseworkers
LB205 Krist Designate funds appropriated to the Department of Health and Human Services for state aid
LB206 Krist Appropriate funds to the Department of Health and Human Services for developmental disability services
LB493 Krist Appropriate funds to maintain the Network of Care

Appropriations
Date: Monday March 13, 2017
Location: Room 1524
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 25 Health and Human Services
Note: (Operations, Medicaid and Long Term Care, Public Health, Veterans Homes Divisions)
LB513 Hilkemann Appropriate funds to provide a base rate increase for certain hospital services as prescribed

Appropriations
Date: Thursday March 09, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 19 Banking, Department of
Agency 22 Insurance, Department of
Agency 87 Accountability and Disclosure Commission
Agency 65 Administrative Services, Department of
LB611 Stinner Require state agencies to provide a federal funding inventory

Appropriations
Date: Wednesday March 08, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 72 Economic Development, Department of
Agency 91 Nebraska Tourism Commission
Agency 54 Historical Society, Nebraska State
Agency 52 State Fair Board
LB115 Harr Direct the Nebraska Tourism Commission to provide for certain uses of a fund
LB281 Quick Appropriate funds to the Nebraska State Historical Society
LB379 Harr Create the Willa Cather Historical Building Cash Fund and provide for a transfer of funds
LB620 Wayne Appropriate funds to the Department of Economic Development

Appropriations
Date: Tuesday March 07, 2017
Location: Room 1524
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB270 Kolowski Appropriate funds to the State Department of Education
LB465 Watermeier Appropriate funds to the State Department of Education
Agency 13 Education, Department of
Agency 32 Educational Lands and Funds, Board of
Agency 34 Library Commission, Nebraska
LB221 Stinner Change the transfer from a fund
Agency 29 Natural Resources, Department of

Appropriations
Date: Monday March 06, 2017
Location: Room 1524
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 5 Supreme Court
Agency 11 Attorney General
Agency 94 Public Advocacy, Commission on
Agency 15 Parole, Nebraska Board of
Agency 46 Correctional Services, Department of
LB378 McCollister Appropriate funds to the Department of Correctional Services
LB538 Wishart Appropriate funds for Legal Education for Public Service and Rural Practice Loan Repayment Assistance

Appropriations
Date: Friday March 03, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 57 Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Nebraska
Agency 75 Investment Council, Nebraska
Agency 93 Tax Equalization and Review Commission
Agency 16 Revenue, Department of
LB545 Watermeier Provide for fund transfers relating to the Property Tax Credit Cash Fund

Appropriations
Date: Thursday March 02, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 82 Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Agency 81 Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Agency 67 Equal Opportunity Commission
Agency 68 Latino-American Commission
Agency 70 Foster Care Review Board, State
Agency 76 Indian Commission, Nebraska

Appropriations
Date: Wednesday March 01, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 9:30 AM

Document Introducer Description
LB580 McDonnell Appropriate funds for the Office of Violence Prevention
Agency 21 State Fire Marshal
Agency 31 Military Department
Agency 35 Liquor Control Commission, Nebraska
Agency 64 State Patrol, Nebraska
Agency 78 Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

Appropriations
Date: Tuesday February 28, 2017
Location: Room 1524
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 24 Motor Vehicles, Department of
Agency 48 Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
Agency 50 Nebraska State College System
Agency 83 Community College Aid

Appropriations
Date: Monday February 27, 2017
Location: Room 1524
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 51 University of Nebraska System
LB71 Pansing Brooks Change appropriations relating to the Nebraska Tree Recovery Program
LB242 Bolz Appropriate funds for the recruitment of students who study to become behavioral health professionals
LB302 Crawford State intent to appropriate funds for psychiatric and behavioral health medicine fellowships
LB303 Crawford Appropriate funds to the University of Nebraska to fund behavioral health internships
LB514 Bolz State intent to appropriate funds for a Justice Reinvestment Initiative Coordinator

Appropriations
Date: Friday February 24, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
LB416 Vargas Appropriate funds to the Department of Labor and make changes to uses of the Employment Security Administration Fund
Agency 28 Veterans' Affairs, Department of
Agency 23 Labor, Department of
Agency 37 Workers' Compensation Court
Agency 77 Industrial Relations, Commission of
Agency 85 Public Employees Retirement Board, Nebraska

Appropriations
Date: Thursday February 23, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 18 Agriculture, Department of
Agency 18 Agriculture, Department of
Note: Potato Board & Poultry/Egg
Agency 39 Brand Committee, Nebraska
Agency 60 Ethanol Board, Nebraska
Agency 56 Wheat Board, Nebraska
Agency 61 Dairy Industry Development Board, Nebraska
Agency 86 Dry Bean Commission
Agency 88 Corn Development, Utilization and Marketing Board
Agency 92 Grain Sorghum Board, Nebraska

Appropriations
Date: Wednesday February 22, 2017
Location: Room 1003
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 45 Barber Examiners, Board of
Agency 30 Electrical Board, State
Agency 74 Power Review Board, Nebraska
Agency 41 State Real Estate Commission
Agency 53 Real Property Appraiser Board
Agency 63 Public Accountancy, Nebraska Board of
Agency 36 Racing Commission, Nebraska State
Agency 58 Board of Engineers and Architects
Agency 59 Board of Geologists
Agency 62 Land Surveyors, State Board of Examiners for
Agency 66 Abstracters Board of Examiners
Agency 73 Landscape Architects, State Board of

Appropriations
Date: Tuesday February 21, 2017
Location: Room 1524
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Special Budget bills scheduled at this time for official record purposes. Testimony on the overall budget is appropriate, however testimony on specific issues and/or agencies should be presented at the date scheduled for the relevant agency.
LB327 Speaker Scheer Appropriate funds for the expenses of Nebraska State Government for the biennium ending June 30, 2019
LB328 Speaker Scheer Appropriate funds for salaries of members of the Legislature
LB329 Speaker Scheer Appropriate funds for salaries of constitutional officers
LB330 Speaker Scheer Appropriate funds for capital construction and property acquisition
LB331 Speaker Scheer Create funds, provide for transfers, change provisions governing funds, and change the reserve requirement
LB332 Speaker Scheer Change Cash Reserve Fund provisions
LB150 Stinner Provide for a transfer from the Cash Reserve Fund

Appropriations
Date: Wednesday January 18, 2017
Location: Room 1525
Time: 3:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 23 Labor, Department of
Agency 28 Veterans' Affairs, Department of
Agency 67 Equal Opportunity Commission
Agency 68 Latino-American Commission
Agency 70 Foster Care Review Board, State
Agency 76 Indian Commission, Nebraska
Agency 81 Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Agency 82 Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Agency 25 Health and Human Services

Appropriations
Date: Wednesday January 18, 2017
Location: Room 1525
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 3 Legislative Council
Agency 7 Governor
Agency 8 Lieutenant Governor
Agency 9 Secretary of State
Agency 11 Attorney General
Agency 12 State Treasurer
Agency 16 Revenue, Department of
Agency 32 Educational Lands and Funds, Board of
Agency 65 Administrative Services, Department of
Agency 69 Arts Council, Nebraska
Agency 77 Industrial Relations, Commission of
Agency 87 Accountability and Disclosure Commission
Agency 91 Nebraska Tourism Commission
Agency 93 Tax Equalization and Review Commission

Appropriations
Date: Wednesday January 18, 2017
Location: Room 1525
Time: 10:00 AM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 18 Agriculture, Department of
Agency 29 Natural Resources, Department of
Agency 33 Game and Parks Commission
Agency 54 Historical Society, Nebraska State
Agency 71 Nebraska Energy Office
Agency 84 Environmental Quality, Department of
Agency 85 Public Employees Retirement Board, Nebraska

Appropriations
Date: Tuesday January 17, 2017
Location: Room 1524
Time: 3:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 47 Educational Telecommunications Commission, Nebraska
Agency 48 Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
Agency 50 Nebraska State College System
Agency 51 University of Nebraska System
Agency 83 Community College Aid
Agency 72 Economic Development, Department of
Agency 34 Library Commission, Nebraska
Agency 13 Education, Department of

Appropriations
Date: Tuesday January 17, 2017
Location: Room 1524
Time: 1:30 PM

Document Introducer Description
Agency 5 Supreme Court
Agency 14 Public Service Commission
Agency 15 Parole, Nebraska Board of
Agency 21 State Fire Marshal
Agency 31 Military Department
Agency 35 Liquor Control Commission, Nebraska
Agency 46 Correctional Services, Department of
Agency 64 State Patrol, Nebraska
Agency 78 Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
Agency 10 Auditor of Public Accounts

Appropriations
Date: Tuesday January 17, 2017
Location: Room 1524
Time: 10:00 AM

Document Introducer Description
LB22 Speaker Scheer Provide, change, and eliminate provisions relating to appropriations and reduce appropriations
LB23 Speaker Scheer Provide for transfers of funds and terminate funds
LB24 Speaker Scheer Change provisions relating to the Cash Reserve Fund
Special
Note: LB22 is scheduled at this time for official record purposes. Testimony on the overall budget proposal is appropriate, however testimony on specific appropriations issues should be presented at the date scheduled for the relevant agency. Fund transfers contained in LB22 will be addressed at this time. (Section 148)
Special Additional information on the Governor's deficit recommendations contained in LB's 22, 23, and 24 may be found at http://budget.nebraska.gov/assets/governor_fy2016-17_expedited_budget_book.pdf