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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG4195.AM:  David R. Newell, 1946-



Papers:  1977-1984

Omaha, Douglas County, Neb.:  State legislator

Size:  4.0 cu.ft.; 4 boxes



BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE



Born in Oakland, California on October 14, 1946, David R. Newell graduated from Bancroft Public High School in 1965. He received an A.A. degree from Norfolk Junior College in 1967 and a B.S. in Education from the University of Nebraska-Omaha in 1971. Newell served in Viet Nam from 1969-1971. He married Arlene Paider on March 30, 1974 and had two children.



Newell served as the State President and National Committeeman for the Nebraska Young Democrats and the administrative assistant to the Director of Administrative Services. He also served as executive director of the Nebraska Association of Homes for the Aging. He was elected to the Nebraska Unicameral Legislature on November 2, 1976. Newell represented northeast Douglas County (District 13) from 1977-1985.



Newell is a self-employed real estate investor and manager and is currently serving on the Board of Governors for the Metropolitan Community College in Omaha (as of 2010).



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of four boxes of legislative bill files kept/endorsed by David Newell during his service in the Nebraska Legislature. The files date from 1977-1984 and are arranged by date and bill number order.



DESCRIPTION


Box 1

Folder

  1. LB 105 (Newell 1977) Partisan Legislature

  2. LB 106 (Newell 1977) Food Sales Tax Exemption, Exceptions.

  3. LB 107 (Newell 1977) Personal Property Tax Relief Fund Appropriation Maximum

  4. LB 153 (Newell 1977) Establishment of Salary for Members of Legislature, Constitutional Amendment

  5. LB 154 (Newell 1977) Construction Site Safety Precautions

  6. LB 239 (Newell 1977) Election of County Executive Director in Douglas County

  7. LB 326 (Newell 1977) Election Campaign Expenditures

  8. LB 327 (Newell 1977) Sales and Use, Income Tax Rates, Eliminating Nearly Equal Levy

  9. LB 381 (Newell 1977) State Employees Salary Increase

  10. LB 382 (Newell 1977) Income Tax Checkoff for Political Parties

  11. LB 588 (Newell 1978) Minimum Insulation Standards for Houses

  12. LB 601 (Newell 1978) Nebraska Public Radio Act

  13. LB 626 (Newell 1978) Written Consumer Agreements

  14. LB 627 (Newell 1978) Exempts Certain Foods from Sales Tax, Eliminating Tax Credit

  15. LB 664 (Newell 1978) Acquisition of Art Works for Public Buildings

  16. LB 694 (Newell 1978) Safety Services and Equipment at Construction Sites

  17. LB 804 (Newell 1978) Changing Taxation Provisions Relating to Railroads

  18. LB 805 (Newell 1978) Qualifications, Terms, and Membership of Civil Service Commissions

  19. LB 848 (Newell 1978) Final Order of Court of Industrial Relations

  20. LB 16 (Newell 1979) Exempting Certain Foods from Sales and Use Tax

  21. LB 18 (Newell 1979) Court of Industrial Relations Changes

  22. LB 19 (Newell 1979) Nebraska Child Custody Jurisdiction Act

  23. LB 84 (Newell 1979) Collection of Delinquent Property Taxes

  24. LB 161 (Newell 1979) Older Nebraskans Act

  25. LB 162 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Amending Political Accountability and Disclosure Act

  26. LB 163 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Political Accountability and Disclosure Commission, Members, Political Fund

  27. LB 165 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Location Factor in Issuance of Retail Liquor License

  28. LB 166 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Prohibiting Use of Polygraph, Similar Tests by Employer

  29. LB 185 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Making It Unlawful to Use False or Misleading Advertisements

  30. LB 186 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Actions Which Do Not Constitute Violations of Consumer Protection Act

  31. LB 224 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Changing Requirements for Liquor License Applications

  32. LB 267 (Newell 1979) Creating Commission on Transportation

  33. LB 267A (Newell 1979) Appropriation Bill

  34. LB 268 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Medical Information Cards for Motor Vehicle Operators

  35. LB 348 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Towing Away Cars Parked In Private Parking Lots Without Consent

  36. LB 345 (Newell 1979) District Election of Douglas County Commissioners

  37. LB 438 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Governmental Subdivisions Powers Relating to Civil Rights

  38. LB 483 (Newell 1979) Modify Requirements for Adoption; Provide Access to Adoption Records

  39. LB 484 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Allowing Deputy Sheriffs to be Involved in Political Activity

  40. LB 485 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Licensing of Truth and Deception Examiner’s Act

  41. LB 488 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Authorizing Race Track Messenger Services

  42. LB 495 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Granting Community Television Antenna Franchise Without Election

  43. LB 535 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Political Accountability and Disclosure Act Changes

  44. LB 569 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1979, Dave Newell, Chair) Election of Delegates to National Political Party Conventions

  45. LR 86 (Newell 1979) Viet Nam Resolutions

  46. LB 44 (Newell 1980) Food Sales Tax Increase

  47. LB 619 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1980, Dave Newell, Chair) Prohibition Use and Sale of Studded Snow Tires

  48. LB 620 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1980, Dave Newell, Chair) Changing Provisions Relating to Cable Television Service

  49. LB 732 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1980, Dave Newell, Chair) Penalty for Selling Alcoholic Beverages to Minors

  50. LB 745 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1980, Dave Newell, Chair) Provide for Alcohol Abuse Educational Programs

  51. LB 747 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1980, Dave Newell, Chair) Changing Provisions Relating to Record Management Act

  52. LB 801 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1980, Dave Newell, Chair) Change Provisions Relating to the Hospital Authorities Act

  53. LB 809 (Newell 1980) Change Provisions Relating to Contracts for Fourth and Fifth Class Schools

  54. LB 848 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1980, Dave Newell, Chair) Change Provisions Relating to the Nebraska Liquor Control Council

  55. LB 849 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1980, Dave Newell, Chair) Change Provisions Relating to the State Athletic Commissioner

  56. LB 849A (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1980, Dave Newell, Chair) Appropriation Bill

  57. LB 431 (Newell 1981) Authorize Samples of Alcoholic Liquors

  58. LB 850 (Newell 1980) Allow Firefighters to be Classified as Peace Officers when Investigating

  59. LB 859 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1980, Dave Newell, Chair) Permit Liquor Distributors to Sell Bar Supplies to Retailers

  60. LB 939 (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1980, Dave Newell, Chair) Change Provisions Relating to the State Racing Commission

  61. LB 939A (Miscellaneous Subjects Comm. 1980, Dave Newell, Chair) Appropriation Bill

  62. LB 942 (Newell 1980) Change Provisions Relating to Unemployment Benefits Disqualification

  63. LB 977 (Newell 1980) Provide an Exemption from Personal Property Tax for Business Equipment

  64. LB 992 (Newell 1980) Provide Procedures Relating to Adoption, and Identification of Relatives

  65. LR 1 (Newell 1980) Legislative Hearing Rooms

  66. LR (Newell 1980) Food Stamp Resolution

  67. LB 40 (Newell 1981) Eliminate Automatic Expiration of Additional Sales Tax in Omaha

  68. LB 48 (Newell 1981) Exempt Food from Sales Tax

  69. LB 116 (Newell 1981) Provide Salary Increases for all State Employees


Box 2

Folder

  1. LB 117 (Newell 1981) Provide Tax Refund on Manufacturing Equipment in Depressed Economic Zones

  2. LB 131 (Newell 1981) Increase School Employee Retirement Age

  3. LB 170 (Newell 1981) Provide for the Collection of Nonresident Delinquent Taxes

  4. LB 176 (Newell 1981) Change Provisions Relating to the Employment Security Law

  5. LB 205 (Newell 1981) Change Provisions Relating to Fire Investigation

  6. LB 211 (Newell 1981) Change Provisions Relating to Homestead Exemption

  7. LB 259 (Newell 1981) Change Procedures for Contracting with Teachers or Administrators

  8. LB 359 (Newell 1981) Change District Election Provisions for Sanitary and Improvement Districts

  9. LB 412 (Newell 1981) Restrict Use of Land Zones and Agricultural Land

  10. LB 419 (Newell 1981) Prohibit Partisan Legislature, Constitutional Amendment

  11. LB 431 (Newell 1981) Authorize Samples of Alcoholic Liquor

  12. LB 546 (Newell 1981) Provide Power to Nebraska State Patrol to Restrict Traffic

  13. LB 630 (Newell 1982) Change Provisions Relating to the Cancellation of Tax Bills

  14. LB 634 (Newell 1982) Authorize Revenue Bonds for Blighted or Substandard Areas. Constitutional Amendment.

  15. LB 773 (Newell 1982) Prohibit Imposition of a Sales or Use Tax on Food, Constitutional Amendment

  16. LB 799 (Newell 1982) Change Provisions Relating to Energy Conservation Programs

  17. LB 816 (Revenue Committee, 1982) Distribution of $70 Million in State aid to Political Subdivisions

  18. LB 817 (Newell 1982) Nebraska Development Finance Fund Act

  19. LB 824 (Labedz et al., 1982) Allow the Use of Studded Snow Tires

  20. LB 827 (Newell 1982) Remove Construction Restriction on Omaha Technical Community Colleges

  21. LB 888 (Newell 1982) Allow Retail Liquor Licensees to Sell Beer in Certain Areas

  22. LB 912 (Newell 1982) Change Sick Leave Provisions for Public Employees

  23. LB 914 (Newell 1982) Change Shrinkage Allowances for Motor Fuel Dealers

  24. LB 952 (Newell 1982) Change Provisions Relating to Bond Issuance by Hospital Authorities

  25. LB 59 (Warner 1983) Establish a Retroactive State Tax Rate

  26. LB 89 (Kilgarin 1983) Create the State Tax Board

  27. LB 96 (Newell 1983) Assign Responsibility for Certain Highway Utility Costs to the State

  28. LB 99 (Newell 1983) Change Requirements Relating to Financial Needs of College Students

  29. LB 106 (Newell 1983) Change Scholarship Award Requirements for Colleges and Universities

  30. LB 133 (Newell 1983) Provide for an Additional Type of Liquor License


Box 3

Folder

  1. LB 150 (Newell 1984) Change Provisions Relating to the Organization of a Sanitary and Improvement District

  2. LB 169 (Newell 1983) Provide for the Setting of Sales and Income Tax Rates

  3. LB 201 (Newell 9183) Provide that School Retirement Systems to be Considered New Programs

  4. LB 206 (Newell 1983) Restrict Use of Studded Tires

  5. LB 303 (Urban Affairs Committee 1983, Dave Newell, Chair) Change Interest Provisions on Payments Due Contractors by Sanitary Improvement District

  6. LB 304 (Urban Affairs Committee 1983, Dave Newell, Chair) Change Limits of a Board of Public Works of Certain Cities and Villages

  7. LB 321 (Newell 1983) Change Provisions Relating to School Retirement System

  8. LB 384 (Newell 1983) Change Manner of Appointment of Election Commissioners

  9. LB 386 (Carsten 1983) Allow Municipalities to own or Operate Community Antenna Television Services

  10. LB 432 (Newell 1983) Change Certain Disqualification Provisions for Unemployment

  11. LB 451 (Newell 1983) Provide Industrial Financing for the Development of Blighted Areas

  12. LB 456 (Newell 1983) Create the Nebraska Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

  13. LB 457 (Newell 1984) Change Annuity Formula for School Retirement System

  14. LB 459 (Newell 1983) Rename the Policy Research Office

  15. LB 467 (Newell 1983) Change Certain Provisions Relating to School District Reorganization

  16. LB 460 (Newell 1983) Change Provisions for Issuance of Bonds by Hospitals

  17. LB 483 (Newell 1983) Require Commission of Industrial Relations Subject to Certain Provisions of Law

  18. LB 488 (Newell 1983) Change Retirement Benefits for Omaha Public School Employees

  19. LB 493 (Newell 1983) Provide for District Election of Douglas County Commissioners

  20. LB 572 (Urban Affairs Committee 1983, Dave Newell, Chair) Authorize Creation of Public Docks

  21. LB 577 (Newell 1983) Finance the State Patrol’s Protection of People and Property Program

  22. LR 9 (Newell 1983) Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  23. LB 686 (DeCamp 1984) Cooperative Municipal Improvements

  24. LB 700 (Newell 1984) Establish Pay Equity Commission for State Employees

  25. LB 717 (Newell 1984) Change Provisions for Homestead Tax Exemptions

  26. LB 721 (Newell 1984) Changes for Determining Financial Need at Higher Learning Institutions

  27. LB 734 (Urban Affairs Committee 1984, Dave Newell, Chair) Change Interest Provisions on Payments to Sanitary and Improvement District Contractors

  28. LB 735 (Urban Affairs Committee 1984, Dave Newell, Chair) Change Provisions for Garbage or Refuse Collections in Metropolitan Cities

  29. LB 748 (Marsh 1984) Change Provisions for the Adoption of Standard Codes

  30. LB 763 (Newell 1984) Provide Fan Identification of Dentures

  31. LB 782 (Urban Affairs Committee 1984, Dave Newell, Chair) Allow Cities and Villages to Contract for Law Enforcement Services

  32. LB 809 (Newell 1984) Establish a Homestead Exemption Based on Actual Value

  33. LB 813 (Newell 1984) Change Provisions on Political Subdivision Budget Limits

  34. LB 814 (Newell 1984) Create Statewide System of Technical Community Colleges

  35. LB 815 (Newell 1984) Change Provisions for Educational Service Units

  36. LB 816 (Newell 1984) Allow Property Taxes Which Exceed $100 to be Paid Quarterly

  37. LB 817 (Newell 1984) Change Provisions for Imposing Sales Tax in 2nd Class Cities and Villages

  38. LB 837 (Lundy 1984) Establish Restrictions on Acquisition of Land for Airports


Box 4

Folder

  1. LB 857 (Newell 1984) Provide Powers and Duties for Nebraska Coordinating Postsecondary Education Committee

  2. LB 858 (Newell 1984) Require Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education to Recommend Tuition Levels

  3. LB 859 (Newell 1984) Change Provisions Regarding Property Tax Funded Entities

  4. LB 896 (Marsh 1984) Eliminate Advisory Zoning Committees

  5. LB 905 (Newell 1984) Establish Restrictions on Medical Assistance Programs for Medication

  6. LB 906 (Newell 1984) Change Provisions for Issuing Certificates of Need

  7. LB 908 (Newell 1984) Change Provisions for Platting and Annexation of School Property

  8. LB 911 (Urban Affairs Committee 1984, Dave Newell, Chair) Allow Public Entities to Contract with Landfill Operators

  9. LB 922 (Newell 1984) Create a Statewide Technical Community College System

  10. LB 925 (Urban Affairs Committee 1984, Dave Newell, Chair) Change Provisions Relating to Sanitary and Improvement Districts

  11. LB 945 (Newell 1984) Sales Tax Exemption for Energy

  12. LB 958 (Newell 1984) Change Provisions for Sales Tax Exemptions; Set Tax Rates; Modify Homestead Exemption Provisions

  13. LB 993 (Newell 1984) Authorize Academic Transfer Programs at Metropolitan Technical Community Colleges

  14. LB 1022 (Newell 1984) Change Provisions Relating to Cemeteries

  15. LB 1030 (Newell 1984) Appropriate Additional Funds for School Districts

  16. LB 1058 (Newell 1984) Direct Governor to Enter Into a Missouri River Traffic Compact

  17. LB 1059 (Newell 1984) Extend Time Limit for Executing the Missouri River Barge Traffic Compact

  18. LB 1084 (Urban Affairs Committee 1984, Dave Newell, Chair) Change Provisions for Designation of Entire Cities as Blighted Areas

  19. LB 1093 (Newell 1984) Educational Public Radio

  20. LB 1117 (Newell 1984) Small Business Development Authority Act

  21. LB 1119 (Newell 1984) Provide Procedures for Reorganizing Certain Cities and Villages

  22. LB 1021 (Newell 1984) Change Provisions for Valuation of Motor Vehicles

  23. LR 12A (Newell 1984) Provide that Legislative Sessions Begin in December

  24. LR 225CA (Newell 1984) University Shall be Administered by a Board Subject to the Legislature and Appointed by the Governor

  25. LR 233CA (Newell 1984) Allows a Legal Method of Taxing Different Classes of Agricultural Property

  26. LR 234CA (Newell 1984) Allows for a Shorter Period of Time for Redemption on Tax Foreclosures

  27. LR 236CA (Newell 1984) Legislative Committee to Set Salaries Every 10 Years

  28. Dave Newell Urban Growth

  29. Dave Newell General File on Elimination of Sales Tax on Food

  30. Dave Newell – General File on Elimination of Sales Tax on Food

  31. Dave Newell – Property Tax Relief Proposal 1983

  32. Dave Newell – Campaign Profile

  33. Dave Newell – 1981 Redistricting

  34. Map



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Legislation — Nebraska

Nebraska. Legislature, 1977-1985

Newell, David R., 1946-

Politics — Nebraska



 



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