Judiciary Committee, Nebraska State Legislature

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The Judiciary Committee is a standing committee of the Nebraska Senate.

Function

The Judiciary Committee is responsible for processing legislation involving the following subject areas:

  • courts; judges; procedures; judicial districts; powers; jurisdiction; juvenile code
  • criminal code; crimes and punishments
  • criminal procedure; crime victim’s reparations
  • civil procedure; civil law
  • probation; parole
  • real property; conveyances; liens; condemnation; eminent domain; landlords and tenants
  • marriage and divorce
  • child support; visitation rights
  • liens; liability; guest statutes; tort claims; civil rights; Uniform Arbitration Act; obscenity; abortion

Members

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Judiciary Members, 2013
Democratic members (0)Republican members (0)Third-party members (8)
Brad Ashford, Chair
Steve Lathrop, Vice Chair
Ernie Chambers
Mark Christensen
Colby Coash
Al Davis
Amanda McGill
Les Seiler

2011-2012

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