League of Women Voters Position New Mexico Legislation 2019 – 60 Day Session – 01/12/19.
These bills are endorsed or opposed by the LWVNM. Bills the LWVNM Opposes are italicized.
Legislation Name/Description: some listings are not the official bill name but a description of what the bill does.
Legislative site: https://www.nmlegis.gov/Legislation/Legislation_List - hit “go”.
|HB87||Domestic Violence & Firearm Possession||D. ArmstrongHB90|
|SB153||End of Life Options Act||D. Armstrong/Stefanics|
|HB131||Post Session Lobbying Reports||Thomson|
|SB92||Regulate Pharmacy Benefits Managers||Tallman|
|SB112||Limitations of Health Care Coverage Changes||Stefanics|
|SB117/HB116||Waste Water System Financing||Martinez/Crowder|
|SB132||Interagency RX Purchasing Council||Steinborn|
|SB183||Increase the Working Families Tax Credit||Ortiz-Pino|
There are issues with each of the items below. LWVNM supports taxes on tobacco and related products, but with no exemptions and with money going to the General Fund. SB72 dictates where the money will go instead of into the general fund.
SB166 has some exemptions.
|SB 72||INCREASE CIGARETTE TAXES & DISTRIBUTIONS||Cisco McSorley||SPREF||2019 Regular|
|SB 166||INCREASE CIGARETTE & E-CIGARETTE TAX RATES||Clemente Sanchez||SPREF||2019 Regular|