Category Archives: Press Release

16 Mar
0

Data Breach Notification Act Heads to Governor’s Desk

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, the Senate unanimously passed House Bill 15, a bill sponsored by Rep. Bill Rehm (R-Bernalillo) to protect the personal identification information of consumers. House Bill 15, known as the Data Breach Notification Act, would require ...

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16 Mar
0

Senate Rules Committee Advances Ethics Commission Proposal

Santa Fe, NM – Today, by a 9 to 1 vote, the Senate Rules Committee passed an amended version of House Joint Resolution 8, legislation sponsored by Rep. Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo) to create an independent ethics commission for New Mexico. ...

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15 Mar
0

Chile License Plate Bill on Its Way to Gov. Martinez

Santa Fe, NM – Yesterday, the Senate endorsed House Bill 393 on a bipartisan 31 to 7 vote. House Bill 393 is Rep. Cathrynn Brown’s proposal to create a specialty chile license plate for New Mexico. The bill will now ...

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15 Mar
0

Opioid Overdose Prevention Bill Passes House

Santa Fe, NM – Today the House of Representatives unanimously passed a proposal sponsored by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Bernalillo) to increase access to a lifesaving drug used to prevent opioid and heroin overdoses. House Bill 370 increases awareness and ...

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15 Mar
0

Industrial Hemp Bill Passes House

Santa Fe, NM – Last night, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 530, a bill to promote industrial hemp research and development in New Mexico. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Nate Gentry (R-Bernalillo). House Bill 530 requires the ...

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15 Mar
0

Senate Public Affairs Committee Approves Baby Brianna Expansion

Santa Fe, NM ­­– This afternoon, the Senate Public Affairs Committee voted 4 to 3 to approve House Bill 45, a bill to expand Baby Brianna’s Law so it applies to all children under the age of 18. The bill is ...

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14 Mar
0

Senate Sends School Restraint Bill to Gov. Martinez

Santa Fe, NM – This afternoon, the Senate approved House Bill 75, a bill to limit the use of restraint and seclusion techniques in schools. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Jim Smith (R-Bernalillo, Sandoval and Santa Fe), passed on a ...

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14 Mar
0

Rep. Youngblood’s Anti-Hazing Bill Advances Past House

Santa Fe, NM – This afternoon, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 427, a bill sponsored by Rep. Monica Youngblood (R-Bernalillo) to prevent hazing in New Mexico’s schools. The House approved the bill by a 56 to 2 vote. ...

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13 Mar
0

Opioid Overdose Prevention Bill Moves to House Floor

Santa Fe, NM – Today, the House Health and Human Services Committee passed legislation to prevent opioid drug overdoses in New Mexico. House Bill 370, sponsored by Reps. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Bernalillo) and Rebecca Dow (R-Grant, Hidalgo and Sierra), passed by ...

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10 Mar
0

House Sends Home School Student Activity Bill to the Senate

Santa Fe, NM – Late last night, the House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 270, a bill to allow home school teams participate in academic activities regulated by the New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA). The legislation is sponsored by ...

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