The Agriculture Committee is responsible for processing legislation involving the following subject areas:
If you are not testifying in person on a bill or resolution and would like to submit a written position letter to be included in the official hearing record as an exhibit, the letter must be delivered to the office of the Agriculture Committee Chair (or emailed to the Committee Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org) by 12:00 p.m. CST on the last work day prior to the public hearing.
Additionally, the position letter must include your name and address, state a position of for, against, or neutral on the bill in question and include a request for the letter to be included as part of the public hearing record.
Due to COVID-19, the Legislature has expanded procedures for public input on legislation. For details go to https://nebraskalegislature.gov/committees/public-input.php.
Notes: The Chair has submitted notices of committee hearings through March 2nd. For more information about each bill, please select the “Hearing Schedule” link under the “Resources” menu to the right.
The order of bills listed for each hearing day is only the anticipated order in which they will be taken up. The order may change up to and including the date of the hearing.
LB 91 (Brandt) — Change germination seed testing provisions under the Nebraska Seed Law
LB 90 (Halloran) — Change fee provisions under the Pesticide Act and the Nebraska Commercial Fertilizer and Soil Conditioner Act
Appointment — John Walvoord, Beginning Farmer Board
LR 5 (Gragert) — Accept the findings and recommendations of the Health Soils Task Force submitted to the Governor and the Agriculture Committee
LB 584 (Vargas) — Adopt the Mobile Food Unit Act and change fees for a mobile food unit
LB235 (Brewer) — State intent regarding implementation of a meat processing establishment inspection program
LB 324 (Brandt) — Change provisions of the Nebraska Meat and Poultry Inspection Law
LB 572 (Halloran) — Change provisions of the Livestock Brand Act
LB 571 (Halloran) — Provide for backgrounder lot registration under the Livestock Brand Act
LB 614 (Erdman) — Eliminate registered feedlot provisions under the Livestock Brand Act
Appointment — Tom Dinsdale, Nebraska State Fair Board