Nebraska Legislative Bill 621

LB621 – Change provisions relating to solar energy and wind energy, declare certain instruments void and unenforceable, and provide for a civil cause of action

Today is the deadline to submit a letter to the Judiciary Committee to be included in the official public hearing record. Introduced by Senator Rick Kowalski, LB621 would prohibit homeowner associations from banning solar and wind power and would address additional issues related to these energy sources. Read the four-page bill here. 

The Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing on LB621 on Thursday, February 21 at 1:30 p.m. in the Warner Chamber for those who wish to testify in person.
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If you are not testifying in person on LB621 and would like to submit a written position letter to be included in the official public hearing record, the letter must be delivered to the office of the committee chair, Senator Steve Lathrop, Room #1202 (or emailed to him) by 5:00 p.m. today, February 20th.

Additionally, the letter must include your name and address, state a position of for, against, or neutral on LB621 and include a request for the letter to be included as part of the public hearing record.

Judiciary Committee Members and Emails:

Senator Steve Lathrop, Chairperson, Omaha / District 12  slathrop@leg.ne.gov
Senator Patty Pansing-Brooks, Vice Chair, Lincoln / District 28 ppansingbrooks@leg.ne.gov
Senator Tom Brandt, Plymouth / District 32 tbrandt@leg.ne.gov
Senator Ernie Chambers, Omaha/ District 11 no email
Senator Wendy DeBoer, Bennington/ District 10 wdeboer@leg.ne.gov 
Senator Adam Morfeld, Lincoln/ District 46 amorfeld@leg.ne.gov
Senator Julie Slama, Peru/ District 1 jslama@leg.ne.gov
Senator Justin Wayne, Omaha/ District 13 jwayne@leg.ne.gov