LB303 revises land surveyor examination requirements to allow for electronic examinations.
LB345 revises the Nebraska Real Property Uniform Transfer on Death Act that was adopted last year. The bill requires a cover sheet with filing information to be attached when death certificates are filed due to the death of the transferor of a transfer on death deed, joint tenancy, or life estate. The bill redefines the requirement for disinterested witnesses to sign a transfer on death deed.
LB349 revises procedures for write-in candidates for President and Vice President.
LB377 provides that when a city or village annexes a county road, the municipality will receive the same powers and easements that are held by the county.
LB386 creates procedures for county boards or road overseers to document encroachments on road right of ways before undertaking drainage projects. Landowners must be given ten days' written notice, which could be waived in the event of an emergency.
LB423 revises the Livestock Animal Welfare Act to establish protocols for determining the disposition of mistreated animals. The district court may order disposition through sale, humane destruction or other means, or may return custody of the livestock animal to its owner or custodian subject to conditions for the care of the animal or payment of costs for its expenses.
LB477 extends the termination date for the Riparian Vegetation Management Task Force from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015. The task for develops vegetation management plans in river basins.
LB493 authorizes the Game and Parks Commission to lease or otherwise transfer portions of the Cowboy Trail in northern Nebraska to political subdivisions. Portions of the trail could also be leased to nonprofit organizations. The lessee or transferee must maintain the property at its own expense.
LB538 provide for the temporary suspension or permanent revocation of a law enforcement certificate based upon the physical, mental, or emotional incapacity of an officer. If the officer remains employed as a law enforcement officer, he or she is not considered to be incapacitated. The incapacity remains until the officer demonstrates to the Nebraska Police Standards Advisory Council that the incapacity no longer prevents them from performing the essential duties of a law enforcement officer. The bill takes effect on January 1, 2014.
LB595 provides for the Public Service Commission to contract for an independent study of next-generation 911. The study will look at an Internet-protocol-based system and how to provide multimedia access,among other issues. Funding for the study will come from the wireless surcharge. An initial report must be filed by January 31, 2014 and the final report is due on April 1, 2014.