Author Archives: NMHouse2015

20 Jan
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New Mexico House Elects First Woman Chief Clerk

New Mexico House Elects First Woman Chief Clerk Denise Greenlaw Ramonas Elected As Chief Clerk; Steve Shaw Elected As Sergeant At Arms                     Santa Fe, NM – Today, lawmakers elected Denise Greenlaw Ramonas as chief clerk of the New ...

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17 Jan
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Representative-Elect Sarah Maestas Barnes To File Legislation Requiring Child-Proof Packaging For E-Cigarette Nicotine Products

Santa Fe, NM – In order to protect New Mexico’s children from accidentally ingesting and overdosing on nicotine, Representative-elect Sarah Maestas Barnes plans to introduce legislation that would require child-proof packaging for all nicotine liquid products used in e-cigarettes. “Because there is ...

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16 Jan
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Rep.-Elects To File Legislation Toughening Penalties For Possessing Child Pornography

Santa Fe, NM – Representative-elects Randy Crowder and David Adkins announced today that they plan to file legislation that will toughen penalties for possessing child pornography. Currently, offenders are charged with just one count of possession of child pornography even if ...

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16 Jan
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Representative-Elect Conrad James Plans To File Legislation To Protect Children and Mothers From Convicted Rapists

  Santa Fe – Representative-elect Conrad James announced today that he plans to introduce legislation that would give mothers the option to strip the parental rights of a biological father when the pregnancy is the result of rape. Currently, the convicted ...

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15 Jan
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Legislator Pre-Files Bill to Close Dangerous Loophole That Protects Child Predators

Santa Fe, NM – Rep. Kelly Fajardo pre-filed legislation today that would close a dangerous loophole that allows child predators to send pictures of another person’s naked body to anyone under the age of 16 without any criminal penalties. Currently, ...

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14 Jan
0

Rep. Fajardo Pre-Files Legislation To Protect Children, Require Mandatory Family Services In Abuse Cases

Bill Would Make It Mandatory For Parents To Receive Court-Ordered Interventions In Child Abuse Cases   Santa Fe, NM — Rep. Kelly Fajardo pre-filed legislation today that would make it mandatory for parents or guardians to receive court-ordered family services when ...

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14 Jan
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Rep. Clahchischilliage Pre-Files Legislation to Expand State’s Voyeurism Law

Santa Fe, NM – Rep. Sharon Clahchischilliage pre-filed legislation today that would crack down on sexual predators attempting to secretly view or record a person’s intimate areas. Current law fails to bring justice to predators who, despite their best effort to view or ...

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14 Jan
0

Representative-Elect Conrad James To File Legislation That Will Toughen Child Abuse Laws

Santa Fe, NM — Representative-elect Conrad James announced today that he plans to file legislation that will toughen penalties for convicted child abusers and those whose abuse contributes to the death of a child. “We should always fight to protect our ...

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13 Jan
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Representative-Elect Sarah Maestas Barnes To Sponsor Legislation That Will Clarify Child Abuse Reporting Law

Santa Fe, NM – Representative-elect Sarah Maestas Barnes announced today that she plans to carry legislation that will make it crystal-clear that anyone, regardless of their profession, has the duty to report child abuse. “When we suspect child abuse, each and ...

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04 Jan
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State Reps. Prefile Legislation Giving Workers Right To Choose Whether They Join A Union Or Financially Contribute To One

State Reps. Prefile Legislation Giving Workers Right To Choose Whether They Join A Union Or Financially Contribute To One Legislation Would Provide Protections For Both Private-Sector And Public-Sector Workers Santa Fe, NM — Reps. Dennis Roch, Candy Spence Ezzell and ...

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