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Legislative Updates

107th Legislature - 2nd Session

107th Legislature - 2nd Session

The second session of Nebraska's 107th Legislature began on January 5, 2022. As bills are introduced, Disability Rights Nebraska analyzes and researches proposed legislation, outlines priorities in our bill chart, and educates policymakers and the public on how legislation will affect people with disabilities.  

To learn about bills that Nebraska's disability community should watch this session, download a PDF of our 2022 Legislative Priorities chart. You can also view it below or in your browser.  

Legislative News

Legislative Bill 1262, introduced by State Sen. Jen Day of Omaha, would have the commission contract with a consultant with expertise in tribal issues to study and determine any barriers to voting and equal representation for Indian tribes in Nebraska.

A bill that would direct millions in federal ARPA funds toward tackling the state’s affordable housing shortage was considered by the Appropriations Committee Feb. 20.

The next session of the Nebraska legislature is fast approaching!  The Second Session of the 108th Nebraska Legislature is scheduled to start on January 3rd, 2024 and end on April 18th, 2024.