2016 Legislative Update #2

LJC LEGISLATIVE UPDATE # 2 As we told you in the previous update, we are tracking more than 20 legislative proposals this session.  The full text of the bills is available on the New Mexico Legislative website (bill tracker). http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/billfinder/number.aspx The bills that have the highest priority for LJC are: HB 30: Sponsored by Representative Fajarado (R). HB 35: Sponsored…

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2016 Legislative Update #1

Legislative Update #1   Our 30-day legislative session kicked off January 19th, so we are now nearing the end of the first week. Liberty and Justice Coalition (LJC) is anticipating an intense battle on several pending horrible bills. It is clear that the conservative-controlled House of Representatives has decided this is the year to increase penalties and decrease the rights…

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2015 Legislative Update 2

Legislative Update   Our 60-day legislative session has just passed the halfway point. Liberty and Justice Coalition (LJC) is preparing for committee hearings on three bills that will directly impact those convicted of sexual related offenses. The bills on our radar are: HB 270: Sponsored by Representative Yvette Herrell (R). SB 380: Sponsored by Senator Jacob Candelaria (D). SB 151:…

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2015 Legislative Update 1

2015 Legislative Update 1   Our 60-day legislative session kicked off January 20th. Liberty and Justice Coalition (LJC) is gearing up for an intense battle. Three bills have already been introduced that will directly impact those already registered or will add more to families to our population of registered citizens. In addition, there are several more bills that enhance existing…

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