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Legislative Committee Meeting
February 01, 2017 12:00 PM
Legislative Committee Meeting

ESUCC Board Meeting

LPS Admin Building
5905 O Street
Lincoln, NE

DL ESUs 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 13


1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Agenda ItemChair of Committee
A. January 6, 2017 Western NE Legislative Day
B. Tax Reform MeetingCommittee Chair - Calvert
C. Legislative Bills 2017Executive Director Ludwig
I. LB 22 - Provide, change, and eliminate provisions relating to appropriations and reduce appropriationsCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
II. LB 144 - Change agricultural and horticultural adjusted valuations for calculating state aid to schoolsCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
III. LB 175 - Adopt the Student Online Personal Protection ActCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
IV. LB 219 - Change retirement system provisions relating to authorized benefit elections and actuarial assumptionsCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
V. LB 232 - Provide a property tax exemption for property leased to the state or a governmental subdivisionCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
VI. LB 266 - Change the valuation of agricultural land and horticultural landCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
VII. LB 312 - Change and eliminate revenue and taxation provisionsCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
VIII. LB 327 - Appropriate funds for the expenses of Nebraska State Government for the biennium ending June 30, 2019Committee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
IX. LB 338 - Adopt the Agricultural Valuation Fairness ActCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
X. LB 409 - Change the base limitation and local effort rate for school districtsCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XI. LB 415 - Provide and change notification requirements and duties and benefits for certain retirement system members, change certain annuity and disability benefit provisions, and provide duties for school districts and the Public Employees Retirement Board relating to retirementCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XII. LB 431 - Change provisions relating to cash reserves under the Nebraska Budget ActExecutive Director Ludwig
XIII. LB 432 - Eliminate provisions of the Nebraska Budget Act relating to allowances for delinquent taxes and anticipated litigationExecutive Director Ludwig
XIV. LB 479 - Change public hearing provisions and redefine a term under the Nebraska Budget ActExecutive Director Ludwig
XV. LB 484 - Create the School Financing Review CommissionCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XVI. LB503 - Prohibit certain provisions in collective-bargaining agreementsCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XVII. LB 521 - Change provisions related to early childhood education in the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support ActCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XVIII. LB 540 - Provide for a temporary aid adjustment factor in the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support ActCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XIX. LB552 - Provide for the Children's Connection programCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XX. LB 568 - Change provisions related to temporary teaching certificatesCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XXI. LB 575 - Provide funding for schools offering certain programs and courses as prescribedCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XXII. LB 576 - Limit increases in property tax billsCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XXIII. LB 595 - Provide for the use of physical force or physical restraint or removal from a class in response to student behaviorCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XXIV. LB 608 - Adopt the Parental Choice Scholarship ProgramCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XXV. LB 630 - Adopt the Independent Public Schools ActCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XXVI. LB 633 - Authorize school districts to levy a tax and exceed budget authority for school security measures and student technologyCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XXVII. LB 634 - Include virtual school students in the state aid to schools formulaCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XXVIII. LB 662 - Establish a grading system for schools and school districtsCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
XXIX. LB664 - Prohibit a political subdivision from using taxes or fees to employ a lobbyistCommittee Chair - Standish and Executive Director Ludwig
D. Legislative Planning UpdateExecutive Director Ludwig
I. Legislative GoalsExecutive Director Ludwig
a. Governor MeetingExecutive Director Ludwig
b. Marketing - Individual Visits
c. Marketing - Whole Group Presentation, February 23, 2017
-. ESUCC DataCommittee Chair - Calvert
d. ESUCC/ESU Promotional Flyer
4. Next Meetings Agenda ItemsChair of Committee
5. Executive Session
6. Adjournment

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