2018 Session Update #1

2018 Session Update #1 January 18, 2018 The 2018 session of the New Mexico Legislature got underway on Tuesday, so this is your first update for the session. Keep in mind that this is a 30-day session is limited to budget matters and items specifically requested by the governor. This means any legislation not accompanied by an executive message is…

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Bill Tracking Table March 5, 2017

Bill Tracking Table March 5, 2017 Bill Number Subject/Title Sponsor(s) LJC’s Position Committee/Status Date Scheduled HB 13 Three Strikes Law Rhem (R) Oppose Likely Dead Tabled as of 1-26-17 HB 14 Statute of Limitations Rhem (R) Oppose Received “Do Pass” from CPAC Now in HJC Hearing Not Scheduled   HB 21 Habitual Offender Enhancements Rhem (R) Oppose CPAC Hearing Not…

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Final Legislative Update 2/18/16

Final LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 2-18-16   This is our final update this session as the 2016 session adjourned at noon today. We tracked more than twenty (20) legislative proposals this year. It is disheartening to us that the conservative House of Representatives rubber-stamped a number of hammer down bills without consideration for the long-term ramifications. Also, we remain concerned about SJR…

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