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Local Leagues in New Mexico


League of Women Voters Positions on New Mexico Legislation 2019 Session

Bills the LWVNM opposes are italicised.
Some listings are not the bill name but a description of what the bill does.
The bills on this sheet are labeled A (top priority) B (secondary priority) There will be a separate C category that will be listed separately, but not tracked.

Using the website: To see a complete list of all the bills this session, go to the Legislation List and click Go. For schedules, go to What's Happening where you can click on the HTML versions of Senate, House and committee calendars. You can watch committee hearings while they're taking place via Webcast.

Last updated: Apr 30, 2019.

Bill Legislation Name/Description Sponsor Date* Status
Top Priority Legislation - A
HB4 cs State Ethics Commission – See SB688 Ely dead
HB6 a Tax changes – Senate gutted some revenue & fairness – still support J. Trujillo LAW
HB5 Public Education Changes - $450 million additional in HB2 Stapleton LAW
HB51 Decriminalization of Abortion Ferrary L Senate
HB55 National Popular Vote Chasey/Stewart LAW
HB84 Automatic Voter Registration – see SB672 Ely dead
HB86 Election Day & Early Voter Registration – see SB672 Ely/Steinborn dead
HJR1 Permanent Funds for Early Childhood Maestas dead
SB1 Public Education Changes – $450 million additional in HB2 Stewart LAW
SB416 Iowa Redistricting Model – LWVNM is the lead Moores/Tallman dead
SB671 Permanent Fund for Pre-K – filed because HJR1 was tabled Lopez dead
SB672 Early & Automatic Voter Registration Lopez LAW
SB668a State Ethics Commission Stewart LAW
Secondary Priority – B
HB8 Firearms Sale Background Check – won’t move because SB8 law Sarinana dead
HB31 Minimum wage – this went to conference with SB437 good result M. Garcia LAW
HB57 Restore Felon Voting Rights Chasey dead
HB88 Health Care Value & Access Commission – see HM89 D. Armstrong dead
HB89 Health Coverage for Contraception D. Armstrong LAW
HB93 Primary Election Participation by DTS – open primaries Ely dead
HB249 Native American Voting Task Force – money may be in HB2 Lente HAFC
HB262 Capital Outlay Publishing McQueen L Senate
HB462 Public Funding for SOS & AG Elections Pratt HCAL
HJM12 Study All Mail-in Elections Chandler HCAL
HJR5 Public Officers Salary Commission Gonzales SFC
HM6 Risk of Undercount on 2020 Census T. Salazar HCAL
HM89 Study Healthcare Commission – has $275,000 in budget Thomson HCAL
SB3 Campaign Finance Reporting Wirth LAW
SB4 Campaign Financing Changes Wirth LAW
SB8 Firearms Sale Background Check - same as HB8 Martinez/Wirth LAW
SB101 Healthcare Value & Access Commission – see HM89 Steinborn dead
SB489 Energy Transition Act Candelaria LAW
SB518 New Solar Market Development Tax Credit Stewart HCAL
SM11 New Mexico 2020 Census – same as HM6 R. Martinez dead

* Date of Committee meeting or floor vote; CA - Constitutional amendment; (a) amended; CS = committee substitute;

HAFC - House Appropriations & Finance; HAWC - House Agriculture, Water & Wildlife; HAWR - Agriculture, Water Resources; HBEC - House Business & Employment; HBIC - House Business & Industry; HCAL - House Calendar (for a vote); HCPA - Consumer & Public Affairs; HEC - House Education Committee; HEENR - House Energy, Environment & Natural Resources; HGEI - House Gov't, Elections & Indian Affairs; HHC - House Health; HHHS - House Health and Human Services; HJC - House Judiciary; HLED - House Labor & Economic Development; HLEL - House Local Government, Elections, Land Grants & Cultural Affairs; HLELC - House Local Government, Elections, Land Grants & Cultural Affairs; HR - House Rules; HRC - House Rules & Order of Business Committee; HRPA - House Regulatory & Public Affairs; HSCA - House Safety & Civil Affairs; HSIV - House State Gov't, Indian & Veteran Affairs; HTPC - House Transportation, Public Works & Capital Improvements; HTPW - House Transportation & Public Works; HTR - House Tax & Revenue; HWMC - House Ways & Means; SAIC - Senate Indian and Cultural Affairs; SCAL - Senate Calendar (for vote); SCC - Senate Committee on Committees; SCON - Senate Conservation; SCOR - Senate Corporations & Transportation; SEC - Senate Education Committee; SFC - Senate Finance Committee; SJC - Senate Judiciary Committee; SPAC - Senate Public Affairs; SRC - Senate Rules Committee;
HCAL - House Calendar (for a vote); P - House - Passed House; L - House - Lost in House; H - con - , House Concurrence; SCAL - Senate Calendar for a vote; P - Senate - Passed Senate; L - Senate - Lost in Senate; Gov - On Gov. desk; Law - Signed by the Governor; P-veto - Pocket veto; signed - Memorials do not require the Governor's signature;