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Local Leagues in New Mexico

 

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”.

HB87Domestic Violence & Firearm Possession D. ArmstrongHB90
SB153End of Life Options ActD. Armstrong/Stefanics
HB131Post Session Lobbying ReportsThomson
SB92Regulate Pharmacy Benefits ManagersTallman
SB112Limitations of Health Care Coverage ChangesStefanics
SB117/HB116Waste Water System FinancingMartinez/Crowder
SB132Interagency RX Purchasing CouncilSteinborn
SB183Increase the Working Families Tax CreditOrtiz-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