Nebraska lawmakers convened on January 4, 2012, to begin bill introduction for the second session of the 102nd Legislature.

January 19th is the deadline for introduction of new bills; and a complete list of bills introduced on the first day of the session is available at

On January 12th, Governor Dave Heineman will deliver the State of the State address. Committee hearings are scheduled to begin on January 17th and continue through February.

The session is slated to last 60 legislative days and is tentatively scheduled to adjourn April 12.