Author Archives: NMHouse2015

23 Feb
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Legislation to Expand State’s Voyeurism Law Passes House Floor With Unanimous Vote

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation that would crack down on sexual predators attempting to secretly view or record a person’s intimate areas has passed the House floor by a bipartisan vote of 59-5. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Sharon Clahchischilliage, will ...

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23 Feb
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Legislation To Expand Solar Power Tax Credit Passes House Ways And Means Committee

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes that will expand solar power tax credits passed the House Ways and Means Committee by a bipartisan vote of 10-1. The legislation expands the current tax credit to include the ...

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23 Feb
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Legislation To Support Veterans And Active Duty Military Clears Committee

Bill Gives Veterans, Active Duty Military 50% Discount On Hunting & Fishing Licenses  Santa Fe, NM – Legislation that supports New Mexico’s veterans and active duty military passed the House Regulatory and Public Affairs Committee by a unanimous 7-0 vote. ...

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23 Feb
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Democrats Block Commonsense Legislation To Change Presidential Primary Date

Santa Fe, NM – Today, Democrats in House Government, Elections and Indian Affairs Committee struck down commonsense legislation that would move up New Mexico’s presidential primary and bring more dollars into the state. The legislation would move up the primary from ...

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20 Feb
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Legislation To Allow Adjunct Teachers To Teach In New Mexico Passes House Floor

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation that will allow industry professionals to teach part time in the classroom without having to go back to college to receive their teaching degree passed the House floor by a 31-21 vote. This will allow ...

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20 Feb
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Legislation That Bans E-Cigarette Sales To Minors Passes The House Floor

Santa Fe, NM- Today, legislation that makes it illegal for minors to buy e-cigarettes passed the House floor. The vote was a unanimous 52-0. “It is important that we do not have our kids falling victim to a vaping addiction,” said ...

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19 Feb
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Legislation Reducing Workers’ Compensation When Employee Is Drunk Or High On Job Passes House Floor In Bi-Partisan Vote

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation that would significantly reduce workers’ compensation in cases when the employee’s death or injury is the result of being drunk or high on the job passed the House floor by a bi-partisan 64-2. “Being high or ...

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19 Feb
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Legislation To Protect Children and Mothers From Rapists Clears House Committee

Santa Fe – Legislation that would give women the option to eliminate the parental rights of a biological father when the pregnancy is the result of rape cleared its first committee on Wednesday. Representative Conrad James and Democratic Representative Georgene Louis ...

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18 Feb
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Legislation Requiring Child-Proof Packaging For E-Cigarette Nicotine Products Passes House Floor By A Unanimous Vote

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation that would require child-proof packaging for all nicotine liquid products used in e-cigarettes passed the House floor on Wednesday by a unanimous vote of 66-0. This bill will help protect New Mexico’s children from accidentally ingesting and ...

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18 Feb
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Legislation Cracking Down On Sexual Exploitation Of Children Clears House Floor

Vote was unanimous Santa Fe, NM- Legislation that would increase the punishment for making any attempt to offer or hire a child for sex has passed the House floor. The vote was a unanimous 64-0 vote. “This is about protecting ...

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