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Sen. Jim Scheer

Sen. Jim Scheer

Speaker of the Legislature

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Key Dates for 2017 Session

January 10th, 2017

January 11
• Convene at 10:00 a.m.
• Bill introduction
• Adjourn around 11:30 a.m. or when introduced bills have been processed by the Clerk’s office

January 12
• Convene at 9:30 a.m.
• Bill Introduction
• Governor Rickett’s State of the State Address – 10:00 a.m.
• Adjourn around 11:30 a.m. or when introduced bills have been processed by the Clerk’s office

January 13
• Convene at 10:00 a.m. and debate motion to adopt permanent rules
• Bill introduction
• Adjourn by noon

January 17
• Session start time to be determined (TBD)
• Continue debate of motion to adopt permanent rules if motion still pending
• Bill introduction
• Adjourn by noon
• Public Hearings begin at 1:30 p.m.

January 18
• Session start time TBD
• Last day of bill introduction
• Adjourn by noon or when introduced bills have been processed by the Clerk’s office

January 19
• Session start time TBD
• Begin general file debate of legislation
• Chief Justice Heavican’s State of the Judiciary Address-10:00 a.m.
• Adjourn by noon

March 8, Prior to Adjournment
• Deadline for senators to submit a letter to the Speaker requesting designation of a bill as a 2017 speaker priority bill

March 9, Prior to Adjournment
• Deadline for designation of committee and senator priority bills

March 13
• Speaker priority bills announced prior to adjournment

March 23
• Date to complete committee public hearings on introduced bills

March 28
• Full-day floor debate begins

 

 

Sen. Jim Scheer

Speaker of the Legislature
Room #2103
P.O. Box 94604
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-2929
Email: jscheer@leg.ne.gov
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