House Passes Data Breach Notification Act

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 15, known as the Data Breach Notification Act. The legislation is sponsored by Rep. Bill Rehm (R-Bernalillo). House Bill 15 would require service providers to implement reasonable procedures to protect the personal identifying information (PII) of consumers within their custody. It […]

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House Judiciary Passes Bill to Protect CYFD Workers

Santa Fe, NM – Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed a bill sponsored by Reps. Monica Youngblood (R-Bernalillo) and Sharon Clahchischilliage (R-San Juan) to shield child protective service employees from harm. Their legislation, House Bill 44, would increase protections for employees of the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) by making it a crime […]

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House Judiciary Approves Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes’ Bill to Expand Baby Brianna’s Law

Santa Fe, NM ­­– This afternoon, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously approved House Bill 45, a bill sponsored by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Bernalillo) to apply Baby Brianna’s Law to all perpetrators of intentional child abuse resulting in death, regardless of the age of their child victims. Currently, Baby Brianna’s Law allows individuals convicted of […]

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House Committee Passes Memorial to Help Prevent Animal Abuse and Family Violence

Santa Fe, NM – This afternoon, the House Health and Human Services Committee unanimously approved House Joint Memorial 6 sponsored by Rep. Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo). The memorial requests that the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) consider training their providers on the connection between animal abuse and interpersonal […]

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