Dates and events of the controversies surrounding former State Sen. Bill Kintner, who resigned Wednesday.

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July 2015 — Sen. Bill Kintner of Papillion, while at a conference in Boston, engages in cybersex via a state-issued computer with a woman he met online.

July 2016The World-Herald reports that Kintner is facing allegations involving sexually explicit material on his state computer.

August 2016 — Kintner reaches a settlement with the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission for violating a state law concerning the use of public resources. He acknowledges using his state-issued computer to engage in cybersex and pays a $1,000 civil fine. The Nebraska Legislature’s Executive Board sends Kintner a letter asking for his resignation, saying he will face action by colleagues if he does not resign.

September 2016 — Kintner rejects calls from the Executive Board, Gov. Pete Ricketts and others to step down. Kintner seeks an apology from Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha for a poem referencing Kintner’s wife.

October 2016 — The Accountability and Disclosure Commission dismisses a complaint against Chambers for his rhymes and poems about Kintner’s scandal.

November 2016 — The Executive Board adopts a new technology use policy in the wake of the scandal and other incidents. The full Legislature later adopts the policy.

December 2016 — The Cass County Republican Party passes a resolution asking for Kintner’s immediate resignation and saying that, in the absence of a resignation, the senator will face “strong action” as a consequence of the cybersex scandal. Another group of constituents, the Sarpy County Republican Party, earlier voted against taking action regarding Kintner.

January 2017 — Chambers acts on promises to speak in detail on the floor of the Legislature about Kintner’s cybersex incident.

Jan. 22, 2017— Kintner retweets a post by Los Angeles-based talk show host Larry Elder suggesting that three middle-aged women at the Women’s March weren’t attractive enough to be sexually assaulted.

Jan. 24, 2017 — Senators representing all political stripes in the Legislature speak on the floor, calling for Kintner’s resignation. Speaker of the Legislature Jim Scheer of Norfolk and Sen. Bob Krist of Omaha announce plans to introduce motions to expel Kintner.

Jan. 25, 2017 — Kintner resigns at a press conference scheduled less than an hour before the Legislature was set to take up Scheer’s expulsion motion. The legislative speaker was confident that he had more than enough votes to oust Kintner.

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