League of Women Voters Positions on New Mexico Legislation 2021 Session

(MS Word version: LWVtrack21.doc.)

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 nmlegis.org 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.

Last updated: Apr 24, 2021.

Bill Legislation Name/Description Sponsor Date* Status
Top Priority Legislation – A
HB291 Omnibus Tax Relief Bill – Stripped, but still support J, Martinez LAW
HB167 Increase Cigarettes & Tobacco Taxes Lujan/Chandler dead
SB211 Corporate Income Tax – Wirth dead
HJR1 Permanent Fund for Early Childhood CA J.Martinez/Maestas On ballot
SB4 Redistricting Precinct Changes - now in SB15 Ivey-Soto See SB304
SB15 Redistricting Committee – merged with SB304 Ivey-Soto/Egolf See SB304
SB304 GIS Data – merged with SB15 and SB4 McKenna LAW
SB10 Repeal Abortion Ban Lopez/Wirth LAW
HB4a NM Civil Rights Act Louis LAW
HB29 No School Discrimination for Hair – Senate version passed Stapleton LAW
SB80 No School Discrimination for Hair Pope LAW
HB111 Housing Discrimination Changes Romero dead
HB209 State Indian Child Welfare Act – SB278 Shendo Louis dead
HB263 Police Use of Force Reporting Roybal Caballero dead
SB227 Inspection of Police Misconduct Investigation Lopez dead
SB230 Institutional Racism in State Agencies Lopez dead
SB274 Report of Use of Deadly Force Sedillo Lopez dead
SB376 Prohibit Defense of Qualified Immunity Cervantes dead
Secondary Priority – B – Topic order doesn’t imply priority
HB22 Grow your Own Teachers Act Garrett LAW
HB24 School District Full Time Nurses Sarinana dead
HB52 Bilingual Multicultural Ed Advisory Council Figueroa LAW
HB83a Change Graduations Requirements G.A. Romero dead
SB148 Diversity Commission Stewart dead
HB163 School Financial Mgt. Classes Madrid dead
SB210 Ethnic Studies Education Lopez dead
SB237 Charter School Duties Lopez dead
HJR7 School Funding for Home or Private Schools – Oppose- CA Strickler dead
Natural Resources
HB 30 Water Leases Chandler dead
HB51 Environmental Data Base Chasey LAW
HB95 Water Administration Changes Romero dead
HB106 Community Solar Act – See S84 Roybal Caballero dead
SB84 Community Solar Act Stefanics LAW
SB32 Wildlife Conservation & Public Safety Act Gonzales LAW
SB58 Electric Vehicle Credit Tallman dead
SB86 Use of Water for Oil & Gas Sedillo Lopez dead
SB113 Wiring for PV and Charging Station in New Homes Soules dead
SB132 PV and Charging Station in New Homes Soules dead
SJR3 Environmental Rights CA Sedillo Lopez dead
Health Care
HB20 Healthy Workplace Act – this is paid leave Chandler LAW
HB47 Elizabeth Whitefield End of Life Options Act – SB308 D. Armstrong LAW
HB112 Health Benefits for Certain Non-Citizens J. Martinez LAW
HB122 Health Insurance Premium Tax – merged with SB317 D. Armstrong See SB317
HB272 Health Easy Enrollment Program Thomson dead
SB71 Health Care Consumer Protection Duhigg LAW
SB317 No Behavioral Heath Cost Sharing – see HB122 Hickey LAW
Secondary Priority
Voting & Elections
HB74 Felony Voting Rights Restoration Chasey dead
HB79 Primary Elections Participation Changes M. Garcia/Ely dead
HB231 Native American Polling Place Protection Louis LAW
SB14 Election Changes (auto voter registration) Lopez dead
SB235 Absentee Voter Act Pope dead
SB160 Judicial Candidates in Voter Act Fund Duhigg LAW
SB254 Filling US Representative Vacancies Moores dead
SB286 Emergency Congress Election Procedure – mail & other Ivey-Soto LAW
SB298 Legislative Election Changes – public financing Wirth dead
SB311 Lobbying & Ad Campaign Changes Steinborn dead
SB314` Post Session Lobbying Reports Steinborn dead
SB387 Segregated Bank Accounts – dark money bill Wirth dead
SB48 Election Provisions – Qualified Support Woods Dead
Other Topics
HB10 Broadband Development Division Figueroa LAW
HB55 Publication of Capital Outlay Allocations McQueen LAW
HB56 Sex Offender & Human Trafficking Changes Louis/Thomson dead
HB73 Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation C. Trujillo dead
HB99 Small Loan Max Annual Rate – see SB66 Herrara dead
HB110 Phased Minimum Wage Increase Roybal Caballero dead
HB153 Campaign Reporting Changes McQueen dead
HB158 Leg, Created Task Force Open Meetings Fajardo dead
HB166 Create New Firearm Crimes Lujan dead
HB192 Extend Human Rights Act to Public Bodies Barreras dead
HB193 Extreme Risk Protection Order – Gun safety Ely dead
HB301 Legislative Review Commission Rubio dead
HJM4 19th Amendment Plaque for Capitol – will happen Stapleton
SB66 Permitted % Rates Small Loan Cap Soules.Duhigg dead
SB82 Radioactive Materials Storage Steinborn dead
SB93 Broad Band Access and Expansion Act Padilla LAW
SB224 Crime of Failure to Secure a Firearm Sedillo Lopez dead
SB219 No Citizen Proof for Occupational Licensure Ortiz y Pino LAW
Bills in SFC or HAFC – no longer a bill (note 1)
HB13 Emergency Services for non-citizens Barreras dead
HB38 Paid Family & Medical Leave Chandler dead
HB85 Yazzie Lawsuit Response Fund Lente dead
HB102 Violence Intervention Program Act – gun safety Chasey dead
HB100 College & Career Readiness – also SB107 Gonzales Lara dead
HB116 Dual_Licensed Providers to 3-tier Licensure Thomson dead
HB203 Health Security Planning & Design Act D. Armstrong dead
SB81 Racial Impact Evaluation in Sentencing O’Neill/Stapleton dead

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

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;