Author Archives: NMHouse2015

05 Jan
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House Republicans Call on Sen. Michael Sanchez to Agree on Driver’s License Compromise

Santa Fe, NM – Speaker of the House Don Tripp sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez today calling on the Senate to compromise with the House on a proposal that will stop the dangerous practice of giving ...

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05 Jan
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Representative Paul Pacheco Pre-Files Bill to Keep Repeat DWI Offenders Off NM’s Roads

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation that would toughen the punishment for repeat drunk drivers who continue getting in the driver’s seat when their licenses have been revoked or suspended as a result of a DWI conviction was pre-filed today by Rep. Paul Pacheco. ...

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05 Jan
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Representatives Sarah Maestas Barnes and Rod Montoya Pre-File Legislation to Toughen DWI Penalties

The bill will increase penalties for repeat drunk drivers.  Santa Fe, NM – Today, Representatives Sarah Maestas Barnes and Rod Montoya pre-filed legislation aimed at cracking down on repeat drunk drivers by increasing sentences for fourth and subsequent DWI offenses. ...

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05 Jan
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Representative Jim Dines Pre-Files Legislation to Keep DWI Felons Off the Road

The bill will qualify repeat drunk drivers under the Habitual Offenders statute. Santa Fe, NM – Today, Representative Jim Dines pre-filed legislation to allow judges to impose stricter penalties on DWI felons.  The bill, HB 82, targets a gap in ...

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28 Dec
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Representative Nate Gentry Pre-Files Legislation to Keep New Mexicans Safer from Violent Repeat Criminals

“Jaydon’s Law” will provide judges with a full picture of defendants’ criminal histories during bonding and sentencing.  Santa Fe, NM – Today, Representative Nate Gentry pre-filed “Jaydon’s Law,” legislation to ensure judges have access to the full criminal histories of violent ...

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28 Dec
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Representative Conrad James Pre-Files Legislation to Strengthen New Mexico’s Child Abuse Laws

Santa Fe, NM – Today, Representative Conrad James pre-filed two bills to strengthen protections for New Mexico’s children.  The measures will increase penalties for child abusers and expand the number of children covered under Baby Brianna’s Law. “There is no excuse ...

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28 Dec
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Representative Paul Pacheco Pre-Files Legislation to Protect New Mexico Families

The bill will require mandatory minimum sentences for certain violent crimes Santa Fe, NM – Today, Rep. Paul Pacheco pre-filed legislation to help keep violent criminals off New Mexico streets and reduce the number of violent crimes in the state. The bill ...

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24 Dec
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Representative Paul Pacheco Pre-Files Legislation to Reform NM’s “Three Strikes” Law

“Lilly’s Law” will expand the list of crimes qualifying violent career criminals for prosecution.  Santa Fe, NM – Today, Representative Paul Pacheco pre-filed “Lilly’s Law,” legislation to reform New Mexico’s existing “three strikes” law.  Recent tragedies show that the current ...

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24 Dec
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Representatives Nate Gentry and Antonio “Moe” Maestas Pre-file Bipartisan Legislation Authorizing County and Municipal Curfews

Bill will allow local governments to impose a curfew on minors less than 16 years of age Santa Fe, NM – Today, Representatives Nate Gentry and Antonio “Moe” Maestas pre-filed legislation authorizing local governments to impose curfews on minors under the ...

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24 Dec
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Representative Maestas Barnes Pre-Files Legislation to Extend New Mexico’s Solar Tax Credit

Bill will extend the credit from 2016 through 2024 SANTA FE, New Mexico – Today, Representative Sarah Maestas Barnes pre-filed legislation to extend the Solar Market Development Tax Credit through December 31st 2024.  The tax credit is available to residences, ...

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