LB588 — Gives a hiring preference to veterans and the spouses of disabled veterans who apply for jobs with the state or a local government.
LB740 — Allows veterans and their families to qualify for in-state tuition if they have left active duty within the last two years, as long as they've established residency and registered to vote.
LB75 (folded into LB987) — Allows veterans to exempt part of their military retirement pay if they choose to live in Nebraska.
LB1087 — Gives a full homestead exemption to veterans who are receiving payments for a 100 percent, service-connected disability. Also would extend the benefit to widows and widowers of veterans who died as a result of a service-connected disability, if they haven't remarried.
Bills headed toward final approval:
LB383 — Creates "Military Honor Plates" for veterans and active-duty service members, available in 2016.
LB737 — Shortens residency requirements for county veteran service officers from 5 years to 1 year.