Thursday, April 12, 2018
8:31AM
The Senate convened at 9:01 a.m.
Prayer
Pledge of Allegiance
9:01AM
The Journal of Wednesday, April 11, 2018, was approved.
9:04AM
9:05AMThe Senate recessed at 9:04 a.m. for a Rules meeting.
9:11AMThe Senate reconvened at 9:11 a.m.
SR 117 - Costello
Celebrating the many accomplishments of Dr. Peggy Whitson
9:12AMSR 117 - Ad., v/v
SPECIAL GUEST:
Senator Costello welcomed to the chamber astronaut Dr. Peggy Whitson
9:15AM
SR 118 - Whitver
Deferring action on certain governor appointments
9:47AMSR 118 - Ad., v/v
9:48AMThe Senate stood at ease at 9:48 a.m. for caucuses.
The Senate resumed session at 11:25 a.m.
Senators excused: Bertrand, Bisignano, and Zumbach, until they arrive.
En Bloc Confirmation (Eligible, plus Suresh Basnet):
11:25AMEn Bloc - Confirmed, 45-1
11:30AM
H Amdt to S Amdt:
HF 2442 - Education
11:32AMSchool Policy Brain Injury
11:33AMS-5235 by House - Concurred, v/v
11:34AMHF 2442 (as amended) - Passed, 46-0
Ways & Means Calendar:
SF 2396 - Ways and Means
Lake Manawa User Fee
11:37AMSF 2396 - Passed, 44-2
SJR 2011 - Government Oversight
ABATE Toy Sale Authorization
SJR 2011 - Passed, 46-1
11:40AM
Immediately messaged: HF 2442, SF 2396, SJR 2011
Individual Confirmation Calendar (Eligible):
David Langkamp - Board of Mortuary Science
11:45AMLangkamp - Confirmed, 46-1
Mike Cormack - member of the Public Employment Relations Board
Cormack - Failed to be confirmed, 27-20
Pennie Gonseth Cheers - State Racing and Gaming Commission
Gonseth Cheers - Confirmed, 46-1
Thomas Carnahan - Commission on the Status of Women
11:46AMCarnahan - Confirmed, 46-1
12:31PM
Approps Calendar:
HF 648 - Appropriations
Career and Tech Ed Programs
S-5241 by Chelgren - withdrawn
12:32PMHF 648 - Passed, 47-0
Immediately messaged: HF 648
12:39PM
1:07PMThe Senate adjourned at 1:07 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 16, 2018.
Last Updated: 1:07PM