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H 1 FEED BILL  (Stapleton, Sheryl Williams ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 1 (HB 1) appropriates $8,408,100 from the general fund to fund expenses related to the current legislative session and appropriates $19,603,000 for other legislative expenses.


H 1 FEED BILL & OTHER APPROPRIATIONS   (Stapleton, Sheryl Williams ) Current Location: SGND View Analysis View Bill


H 2 GENERAL APPROPRIATION ACT OF 2021   (Lundstrom, Patricia A) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 2 (HB 2) enacts the General Appropriation Act of 2021 and makes general appropriations and authorizes expenditures by state agencies.


H 2 CANNABIS REGULATION ACT   (Martinez, Javier I) Current Location: SGND View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 2 (HB 2) enacts the Cannabis Regulation Act (CRA) which legalizes cannabis for recreational use by adults over the age of 21. HB 2 creates the Cannabis Control Division (division) within the Regulation and Licensing Department (RLD). The division will implement an extensive regulatory framework to govern the commercial marketplace for the production, distribution, sale, and use of recreational marijuana. This bill allows for home cultivation with unlimited home possession. The division will establish the limit of plants each year from 2022 through 2025. HB 2 levies an excise tax of 12% on sales, with the exception of medical cannabis sales that are untaxed. Municipalities and counties are distributed 33.33% of tax revenues. Small producers (microbusiness) are limited to 200 plants in possession and a single retail store. Purchase of cannabis is limited to two ounces, 16 grams of extract, and 800 milligrams of edibles. Amounts exceeding these limits may be exceeded but are to be hidden from public view in their private residences. Retail sales of recreational cannabis will begin no later than April 1, 2022. HB2 provides a repeal date of CRA of December 31, 2025.


H 3 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ACT   (Rubio, Angelica ) Current Location: QSUB View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 3 (HB 3), Department of Transportation Appropriation Act, makes appropriations to the department to operate Fiscal Year 2022.


H 3 MEAT INSPECTIONS   (Dow, Rebecca ) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 3 of the 2021 special session changes the title to include exempting producers from the gross receipts tax and the governmental gross receipts tax for the sale of meat or agricultural products by amending Section 7-19-18 NMSA and Section 77-2-1.1 NMSA 1978. The original House Bill 33 is renumbered as Section 3 of this bill.


H 4 NM CIVIL RIGHTS ACT   (Louis, Georgene ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

3rd Amended Synopsis March 10, 2021: SJCa1/HJCcs1/HB 4: The Senate Judiciary Committee amendment to House Judiciary Committee, committee substitute 1 for House Bill 4 enacts the New Mexico Civil Rights Act. Permits an individual to bring a claim against a public body or person acting on behalf of or under the authority of a public body for a violation of the individual's rights, privileges or immunities arising pursuant to the bill of rights of the constitution of New Mexico. Prohibits the use of the defense of qualified immunity. Provides for attorney fees and limits recovery. Provides a three-year statute of limitations. The effective date of these provisions is July 1, 2021. CS 1 Synopsis, February 09, 2021: HJCcs1/HB 4: The House Judiciary Committee, committee substitute for House Bill 4 enacts the New Mexico Civil Rights Act. Permits an individual to bring a claim against a public body or person acting on behalf of or under the authority of a public body for a violation of the individual's rights, privileges, or immunities arising pursuant to the bill of rights of the constitution of New Mexico. Prohibits the use of the defense of qualified immunity. Mandates attorney fees and limits recovery. Provides a three-year statute of limitations. Original Synopsis January 20, 2021: House Bill 4 (HB 4): enacts the New Mexico Civil Rights Act. HB 4 permits an individual to bring a claim against a public body or person acting on behalf of or under the authority of a public body for a violation of the individual's rights, privileges, or immunities arising pursuant to the constitution of New Mexico. HB 4 prohibits the use of the defense of Qualified Immunity. HB 4 mandates attorney fees. HB 4 provides a three-year statute of limitations. HB 4 provides a definition for a public body.


H 4 DUI CHANGES   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 4 (HB 4) make several changes to driving while intoxicated and road safety statutes to address the use of cannabis. HB 4 allows for testimony by interactive video and establishes regulations regarding blood testing of drivers who may be impaired and clarifies that ignition interlock requirements only applies to offenders under the influence of alcohol.


H 5 ELECTRIC FACILITY AUTHORITY BOARD MEMBERS   (Lundstrom, Patricia A) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 5 (HB 5) amends the Electric Generating Facility Economic Districts Act (Act) and provides for the appointment of additional authority members.


H 6 STATE EQUALIZATION GUARANTEE DISTRIBUTIONS   (Lundstrom, Patricia A) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 6 (HB 6) amends Public Finance and Public School Finance to specify uses for State Equalization Guarantee Distribution offsets for certain federal and property tax revenue sources.


H 7 REPEAL ABORTION BAN   (Cadena-Lara, Micaela L) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 7 (HB 7) repeals the following sections under the Criminal Code: Sections 30-5-1, 30-5-2, and 30-5-3 NMSA 1978.


H 8 LIQUOR DELIVERY & LICENSES   (Hochman-Vigil, Dayan ) Current Location: HCEDC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 8 (HB 8) amends and enacts sections of the Liquor Control Act to permit certain persons to deliver alcoholic beverages. It adds a new type of restaurant license that allows sale of alcoholic beverages in restaurants and imposes license issuance fees. HB 8 allows dispenser's licenses to be transferred out of a local option district intact and allows certain dispenser's licenses to reinstate retail privileges.


H 9 CLIMATE SOLUTIONS ACT   (Stansbury, Melanie A) Current Location: HSEIC View Analysis View Bill

CS/House Bill 9 (CS/HB 9) enacts the Climate Solutions Act. It creates the Climate Leadership Council and requires the development of a statewide framework to address climate change and develop a sustainable economy. It establishes statewide greenhouse gas emissions reduction requirements and directs state agencies to adopt rules as allowed by an agency's existing statutory authority to achieve statewide greenhouse gas emissions reductions and to foster inclusion in workforce development and procurement related to climate solutions. HB 9 requires annual reporting. It directs the Climate Leadership Council to recommend and prioritize funding from the Clean Energy Grants Fund. It amends a definition in the Air Quality Control Act to allow for greater oversight of sources of air pollution.


H 10 BROADBAND DEVELOPMENT DIVISION   (Figueroa, Natalie ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

3rd and Final Amended Synopsis March 18, 2021: SFCa1/HAFCcs/HTPWCcs/HB 10: The Senate Finance Committee amendment 1 to House Bill 10 enacts the Connect New Mexico Act. This act creates the Connect New Mexico Council and establishes duties. This act establishes the Connect New Mexico Council as a co-coordinator of state broadband programs with the Department of Information Technology or a state broadband planning entity established by other law. This act establishes the Connect New Mexico Fund; provides for grants; requires reports, and raises the levels of disbursement for broadband from the State Rural Universal Service Fund. Definitions are provided. The provisions of this act are effective on July 01, 2021. 2nd CS Synopsis March 02, 2021: HAFCcs2/HTPWCcs1/HB 10: House Appropriations and Finance Committee, committee substitute for House Transportation, Public Works and Capital Improvements Committee, committee substitute for House Bill 10 enacts the Connect New Mexico Act. Creates the Broadband Development Division of the Department of Information Technology. Creates the Connect New Mexico Council and establishes duties. Establishes the Connect New Mexico Council as the coordinator of state broadband programs. Provides for planning. Establishes the Connect New Mexico Fund. Provides for grants. Requires reports. Raises the levels of disbursement for broadband from the State Rural Universal Service Fund. The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2021. 1st CS Synopsis February 11, 2021: HTPWCcs1/HB 10: The House Transportation, Public Works and Capital Improvements Committee, Committee Substitute for House Bill 10 relates to Broadband and makes an appropriation from the General Fund to the Department of Information Technology for FY2022 and subsequent fiscal years to implement the Connect New Mexico Act. The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2021. Original Synopsis February 07, 2021: House Bill 10 (HB 10) enacts the Connect New Mexico Act. HB 10 creates the Broadband Development Division of the Department of Information Technology. HB 10 establishes duties. HB 10 establishes the Broadband Development Division as the coordinator of state broadband programs. HB 10 provides for planning. HB 10 establishes the Connect New Mexico Fund. HB 10 provides for grants. HB 10 requires reports. HB 10 raises the levels of disbursement for broadband from the State Rural Universal Service Fund. HB 10 requires that state agencies coordinate with the Broadband Development Division when making applications for federal or other funding assistance for broadband infrastructure or for the purchase of broadband infrastructure to ensure that the applications and purchases are in accord with the Broadband Development Plan, established pursuant to the Connect New Mexico Act. HB 10 makes an appropriation from the General Fund to the Department of Information Technology for the fiscal year 2022 and subsequent fiscal years. HB 10 is effective on July 1, 2021.


H 11 GRT & PERMANENT FUND FOR LEDA PROJECTS   (Chandler, Christine ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 11 (HB 11) permits a portion of state and local Gross Receipts Tax revenue to be used as public support on certain economic development projects. This bill changes the name of the Local and Regional Economic Development Support Fund and its uses. HB 11 creates a business recovery grant program for rent and lease payments via a $200 million General Fund appropriation. This bill declares an emergency.


H 12 CANNABIS REGULATION ACT   (Martinez, Javier I) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 12 (HB 12) enacts the Cannabis Regulation Act which decriminalizes marijuana, regulates for-profit cannabis industry, and taxes recreational marijuana for people 21 or older with retail sales beginning January 1, 2022. HB 12 imposes an 8% excise tax and allows for local government taxes in the amount of 4%.


H 13 EMERGENCY SERVICES FOR NON-CITIZENS   (Barreras, Brittney ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

Related to health. Enacts a new section of the Public Assistance Act to clarify eligibility for and coverage of certain services provided to non-citizens


H 14 GRANTS ADMINISTRATION ACT   (Dixon, Meridith ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 14 (HB 14) enacts the Grants Administration Act which creates a grant administration division in the Department of Finance and Administration (DFA). The bill also creates the Grant Opportunities Council, provides duties.


H 15 SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TAX CREDIT   (Ortez, Kristina ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 15 (HB 15) creates the 2021 Sustainable Building Tax Credit (SBTC). This bill terminates the New Sustainable Building Tax Credit and renames it the 2015 SBTC.


H 16 RURAL OPPORTUNITIES INTERIM COMMITTEE   (Montoya, Roger Evan) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 16 (HB 16) creates the Rural Opportunity Committee. It establishes membership and duties and requires reports. HB 16 declares an emergency.


H 17 CANNABIS REGULATION ACT   (Lujan, Tara L.) Current Location: HHHC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 17 (HB 17) enacts the Cannabis Regulation Act and legalizes, regulates industry, and taxes recreational marijuana for people 21 or older. HB 17 imposes a 20% sales tax on cannabis sales and allows a local government tax rate of 7%.


H 18 SAFETY DEVICES FOR SURRENDER OF INFANTS   (Castellano, Ambrose M) Current Location: HHHC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 18 (HB 18) allows persons to leave infants in safety devices for the surrender of infants, under certain conditions, without criminal prosecution for abandonment or abuse of a child. HB 18 allows the installation and operation of safety devices for the surrender of infants. HB 18 provides requirements for installation, operation, monitoring, and inspection of those devices. HB 18 provides limited immunity for operators of those devices. HB 18 requires the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) to issue rules to implement the provisions of the Safe Haven for Infants Act. HB 18 prohibits a child over the age of ninety days from being be placed in the surrender safety device. HB 18 is effective on July 1, 2021.


H 19 REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX ACT   (Serrato, Linda ) Current Location: HLVMC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 19 (HB 19) creates a tax on the transfer of real estate. HB 19 also moves to exempt social security income from the income tax for qualifying individuals.


H 20 HEALTHY WORKPLACES ACT   (Chandler, Christine ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 20 (HB 20) creates the Healthy Workplaces Act to direct employers to provide earned sick leave and details the requirements and enforcement.


H 21 PUBLIC WORKS PROJECT CONTRIBUTIONS   (Garratt, Joy ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 21 (HB 21) relates to the Public Works Apprentice and Training Act, which requires contributions to apprentice and training programs or to the Public Works Apprentice and Training Fund for all public works construction projects. HB 21 now lists the responsible department as the Workforce Solutions Department. HB 21 also removes all listed exceptions to the rule, from the public works construction projects section.


H 22 GROW YOUR OWN TEACHERS ACT SCHOLARSHIPS   (Garratt, Joy ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 22 (HB 22) amends sections of the Grow Your Own Teachers Act by expanding who qualifies for scholarships under the Act, and adding rules regarding professional leave for scholarship recipients.


H 23 MED SCHOOL LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS   (Gallegos, Doreen Y) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 23 (HB 23) introduces Department of Higher Education licensure requirements for medical schools to operate. Requirements include agreements from a minimum of five clinical affiliates, preceptors, first-year resident positions, accreditation documentation. HB 23 allows for an appeals process for denied licensure. HB 23 is endorsed by the interim Legislative Health and Human Services Committee and the Indian Affairs Committee.


H 24 SCHOOL DISTRICT FULL-TIME NURSES   (Sarinana, Debra Mari ) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

HB 24 relates to public education, requiring each school district to employ a minimum of one full-time school nurse, and provides exceptions. HB 24 also provides for rule making authority.


H 25 LESC STUDY OF PUBLIC & POST-SECONDARY ED.   (Romero, Andres G) Current Location: PVET View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 25 (HB 25) amends the Legislative Education Study Committee (LESC) act to provide for the LESC to study issues pertaining to public schools and public post-secondary education in New Mexico.


H 26 EXCLUDE GREENFIELDS FROM CERTAIN TAXES   (Romero, Andres G) Current Location: HLLC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 26 (HB 26) removes greenfields, land areas that are primarily undeveloped (without infrastructure) or an area in a project that would build new structures and infrastructure instead of redevelopment from the Tax Increment for Development Act (TIDD). HB 26 narrows eligibility to redevelopment projects.


H 27 CREATE CRIME OF HAZING   (Stapleton, Sheryl Williams ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

February 16, 2021: HJCcs/HB 27: The House Judiciary Committee, committee substitute for House Bill 27 replaces the original bill with its own bill and creates the crimes of Hazing and Aggravated Hazing. Separate definitions and penalties are provided. It also states that is not a defense in an action under this act when the person against whom the hazing was directed, consented to, or acquiesced in the hazing activity. This committee substitute is effective on July 1, 2021. January 04, 2021: House Bill 27 (HB 27) creates the crime of Hazing, under the Criminal Code. HB 27 provides a misdemeanor penalty, pursuant to the provisions of Section 31-19-1 NMSA 1978. HB 27 is effective on July 1, 2021.


H 28 CRAMMING & SLAMMING ACT DEFINITIONS   (Romero, Andrea ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 28 (HB 28) amends the definition of “cramming” in the Cramming and Slamming Act by clarifying that cramming includes the charging of a customer for non-telecommunication services that were not authorized by the customer.


H 29 NO SCHOOL DISCRIMINATION FOR HAIR   (Stapleton, Sheryl Williams ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Amended Synopsis 2, February 3, 2021: HJCa2/HB 29: The House Judiciary Committee amendment of House Bill 29 relates to race. Prohibits the imposition of discipline, discrimination or disparate treatment in schools based on the hair or cultural or religious headdresses of a student. Defines terms in the Public School Code and the Human Rights Act. The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2021. Original Synopsis 1, January 01, 2021: House Bill 29 (HB 29) prohibits the imposition of discipline, discrimination or disparate treatment in schools based on the hair or cultural headdresses of a student. HB 29 adds three new terms to the Public School Code and the Human Rights Act, for the purpose of this act. HB 29 is effective on July 1, 2021.


H 30 WATER LEASE & USE EFFECTIVE DATES   (Chandler, Christine ) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 30 (HB 30) clarifies that a lease of water under a water right and subsequent use of that water will not take effect until after the application has been approved in accordance with law. It declares an emergency.


H 31 MILITARY JUSTICE CODE SEX CRIMES DEFINITIONS   (Sarinana, Debra Mari ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 31 (HB 31) updates most elements and definitions of several sex crimes within the Military Justice Code. HB 31 adds content detailing what rape and sexual assault consist of. HB 31 defines consent and further details what content is not. HB 31 adds prosecution and defense content. HB 31 adds Aggravated Sexual Contact and Abusive Sexual Contact charges content. HB 31 adds content stating that marriage is not a defense for any conduct at issue in any prosecution under this section. HB 31 provides eight-definitions for the purpose of this act.


H 32 FULL-TIME NURSE IN EVERY SCHOOL   (Sarinana, Debra Mari ) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to public education by requiring that each public school and each charter school employ a minimum of one full time school nurse and exceptions are provided. Also a provision for rule making and an appropriation is included.


H 33 LIVESTOCK BOARD MEAT INSPECTIONS   (Dow, Rebecca ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 33 (HB 33) authorizes the New Mexico Livestock Board to conduct meat inspections to ensure the safety and quality of meat for human consumption.


H 34 PODIATRIC SVC. COST SHARING LIMITS   (Matthews, Marian ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

Related to health coverage, establishing limits on cost sharing for podiatric services


H 35 INDEPENDENT ROLE FOR NURSE ANESTHETISTS   (Matthews, Marian ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to nursing by providing for an independent role for certified registered nurse anesthetists.


H 36 EXEMPTIONS FOR LEGAL ACTION AGAINST PROPERTY   (Ely, Daymon ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 36 (HB 36) increases allowable exemptions in bankruptcy, insolvency, and other proceedings with judgement creditors.


H 37 PAID SICK LEAVE ACT   (Rubio, Angelica ) Current Location: HLVMC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 37 (HB 37) enacts the Paid Sick Leave Act. HB 37 requires accrual of paid sick leave for employees, provides remedies for violations, requires rulemaking, establishes burden of proof standards for retaliation cases and declares an emergency.


H 38 PAID FAMILY & MEDICAL LEAVE ACT   (Chandler, Christine ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 38 (HB 38) enacts the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act Trust Fund. HB 38 also provides for payment to an eligible employee, limits the time allowed for paid family and medical leave. HB 38 provides for administration of the program by the Workforce Solutions Department. HB 38 enacts administrative penalties. HB 38 creates a temporary advisory committee.


H 39 PIRO/MANSO/TIWA TRIBAL RECOGNITION   (Roybal Caballero, Patricia ) Current Location: HSEIC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 39 (HB 39) provides state recognition and acknowledgment to the PIRO/MANSO/TIWA Indian Tribe, Pueblo of San Juan de Guadalupe.


H 40 PRIVATE DETENTION FACILITY MORATORIUM ACT   (Rubio, Angelica ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 40 (HB 40) enacts the Private Detention Facility Moratorium Act which removes the ability of the state to enter into contracts with independent contractors to operate detention facilities; recommends terminating contracts with private jails in certain situations, and makes the operation of a private detention facility unlawful.


H 41 ESTABLISH CERTAIN LAND GRANTS-MERCEDES   (Garcia, Miguel P) Current Location: PKVT View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 41 (HB 41) establishes qualified partitions of land grants-mercedes as autonomous land grants-mercedes pursuant to Chapter 49, Article 1 NMSA 1978. It amends certain sections of the NMSA 1978.


H 42 LOW-INCOME COMPREHENSIVE TAX REBATE CHANGES   (Chandler, Christine ) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 42 (HB 42) increases the threshold to qualify tax filers for the Low-income Comprehensive Tax Rebate.


H 43 BLACK EDUCATION ACT   (Stapleton, Sheryl Williams ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 43 (HB 43) adds new material to Public Education called the Black Education Act. HB 43 creates a department liaison and an advisory council and provides powers and duties. HB 43 requires racial sensitivity and anti-racism training or professional development for school personnel. Requires Education departments to cooperate in developing programs, curricula and instructional materials to teach Black culture and anti-racism. HB 43 requires an annual statewide status report. HB 43 makes an appropriation.


H 44 UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION RESTRICTION CHANGES   (Roybal Caballero, Patricia ) Current Location: HLVMC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 44 (HB 44) temporarily allow eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits during a public health emergency. HB 44 declares and emergency.


H 45 CHANGE RURAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER TAX CREDIT   (Garcia, Miguel P) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 45 (HB 45) expands the Rural Health Care Practitioner Tax Credit eligibility to include additional practitioners. HB 45 increases the credit for certain heath care professionals.


H 46 INJECTABLE OPIOID TREATMENT STUDY   (Garcia, Miguel P) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

Makes an appropriation to the Board of Regents of the University of New Mexico for a demonstration project to assess the feasibility and acceptability of an injectable opioid treatment program.


H 47 ELIZABETH WHITEFIELD END-OF-LIFE OPTIONS ACT   (Armstrong, Deborah A) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 47/a (HB 47/a) Enacts the Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options Act. It amends a section of Chapter 30, Article 2 NMSA 1978 to establish rights, procedures and protections relating to medical aid in dying. HB 47 establishes reporting requirements and removes criminal liability for providing assistance pursuant to the Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options Act.


H 48 STATEWIDE WEATHER STATIONS   (Zamora, Martin R) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 48 (HB 48) appropriates $3,000,000 to New Mexico State University to expand the weather station network throughout the state.


H 49 EXEMPT SOCIAL SECURITY FROM INCOME TAX   (Brown, Cathrynn N) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 49 (HB 49) exempts Social Security income from Income Tax.


H 50 PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION FOR CERTAIN STATUTES   (Louis, Georgene ) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 50 (HB 50) provides for a private right of action to enforce certain statutes by enacting new sections of the Oil and Gas Act, the Air Quality Control Act, the Hazardous Waste Act, the Solid Waste Act and the Water Quality Act.


H 51 ENVIRONMENTAL DATABASE ACT   (Chasey, Gail C.) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 51 (HB 51) enacts the Environmental Database Act that requires the development, operation and maintenance of a web-based information portal that allows public access to state environmental data. It provides duties.


H 52 BILINGUAL MULTICULTURAL ED ADVISORY COUNCIL   (Figueroa, Natalie ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 52 (HB 52) creates the Bilingual Multicultural Education Advisory Council and provides duties. HB 52 defines bilingual learner in the Bilingual Multicultural Education Act.


H 53 HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS PAP REGISTRY   (Trujillo, Christine ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

HB 53 makes an appropriation to the Board of Regents of the University of New Mexico for operational infrastructure for a statewide human papillomavirus pap register.


H 54 BARBER & COSMETOLOGIST DUTIES   (Romero, Andrea ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill (HB 54) makes changes to the Barbers and Cosmetologists Act. HB 54 adds regulation and licensing department duties. HB 54 revises Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists' duties. HB 54 revises licensing requirements for certain licensed positions.


H 55 PUBLICATION OF CAPITAL OUTLAY ALLOCATIONS   (McQueen, Matthew ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 55 (HB 55) creates a new section of Chapter 2, Article 3 NMSA 1978 that requires publication of allocations of capital outlay project appropriations or bond authorizations by legislators or the governor.


H 56 SEX OFFENDER & HUMAN TRAFFICKING CHANGES   (Louis, Georgene ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 56 (HB 56) revises definitions used in the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. HB 56 expands the definition of Sex Offender. HB 56 expands convictions that are considered sex offenses requiring registration under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. HB 56 provides no statute of limitations for the crime of human trafficking. HB 56 increases the age of a child for the crime of sexual exploitation of children by prostitution. HB 56 changes the crime of human trafficking. HB 56 provides mandatory restitution. HB 56 provides for forfeiture. HB 56 expands the definition of Criminal Offense in the Victims of Crime Act. HB 56 expands the definition of Serious Violent Offense in Section 33-2-34 NMSA 1978.


H 57 PRESCRIBED BURNING ACT   (McQueen, Matthew ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 57 (HB 57) enacts the Prescribed Burning Act that allows private landowners to conduct prescribed burns. It provides for prescribed burn permits and limits civil liability. HB 57 institutes a prescribed burn manager certification program that provides for prescribed burn training. It requires the establishment and distribution of fees and expands uses of the Forest Land Protection Revolving Fund.


H 58 ADDITIONAL VIOLENT FELONIES   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 58 (HB 58) provides additional violent felonies in the Criminal Sentencing Act for the purpose of mandatory life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for three violent felony convictions, provides that certain crimes committed by juveniles constitute violent felonies, and allows parole for certain elderly inmates.


H 59 HABITUAL FELONY OFFENDER CONSIDERATION   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 59 (HB 59) provides that a prior felony conviction within twenty-five years, instead of ten years, be considered for the purpose of habitual offender sentencing, and allows driving while intoxicated felony convictions to be considered.


H 60 MOTOR VEHICLE SALE LOCATIONS   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 60 (HB 60) amends Motor Vehicles to limit the locations where a motor vehicle may be sold and prohibiting the sale of a motor vehicle by a non-owner who is not a motor vehicle dealer.


H 61 RESERVE POLICE OFFICER ACT   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 61 (HB 61) enacts the Reserve Police Officer Act which allows governmental entities to commission reserve police officers to assist police officers, and amends laws to include reserve police officers.


H 62 PROSECUTION TIME LIMIT FOR CERTAIN FELONIES   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 62 (HB 62) provides for a six-year time limit for prosecuting first degree felony trafficking of controlled substances, and provides for no time limitation for prosecuting second degree murder.


H 63 DWI BLOOD TESTING   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 63 (HB 63) amends the warrant requirements for testing the blood of a person suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, amends who may administer a chemical blood test, and clarifies that a chemical blood test may be for drugs or alcohol.


H 64 UNLAWFUL USE OF BODY ARMOR   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 64 (HB 64) provides criminal penalties for the unlawful use of body armor by certain convicted felons


H 65 INCREASE CERTAIN PERA MEMBER CONTRIBUTIONS   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: HLVMC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 65 (HB 65) makes changes to the Public Employees Retirement Act by increasing employee contributions, changing the maximum pension benefits calculation, and modifying cost-of-living increases.


H 66 UNIFORM CODE SECURE TRANSACTION LANGUAGE   (Nibert, Greg ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 66 (HB 66) relates to secured transactions by amending provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code to conform to the official text. It also repeals Section 55-1-110 NMSA 1978 (being laws 2015, Chapter 54, Section 8).


H 67 PRIMARY CARE COUNCIL ACT   (Armstrong, Deborah A) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health by enacting the Primary Care Council Act and creating a primary care council and assigning duties.


H 68 SPACE FLIGHT INFORMED CONSENT ACT CHANGES   (Hochman-Vigil, Dayan ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 68 (HB 68) expands a definition in the Space Flight Informed Consent Act. HB 68 also makes the provisions of the Space Flight Informed Consent Act permanent by eliminating the delayed repeal in Laws 2013, Chapter 131, Section 4.


H 69 UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM & PRIVACY SAFEGUARDS   (Hochman-Vigil, Dayan ) Current Location: HTPWC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 69 (HB 69) enacts the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Use and Privacy Safeguarding Act. HB 69 provides restrictions on certain uses of unmanned aircraft systems. HB 69 provides immunity from liability for damages caused by first responders in certain situations. HB 69 requires the Department of Public Safety to complete a study on the use of unmanned aircraft systems by the state and local governments. HB 69 provides penalties. HB 69 imposes civil liability. HB 69 provides definitions.


H 70 DOMESTIC TERRORISM DEFINITIONS   (Hochman-Vigil, Dayan ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 70 (HB 70) amends the Antiterrorism Act and the Computer Crimes Act to create the crimes of terrorism, cyberterrorism, possessing a terroristic weapon and making a terroristic threat; provides for concurrent jurisdiction of crimes under the Antiterrorism Act and requires information sharing and reporting.


H 71 MUNI AIRPORT CAR & PEER-TO-PEER RENTALS   (Hochman-Vigil, Dayan ) Current Location: HTPWC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 71 (HB 71) changes the Municipal Airport Law, Section 3-39 NMSA 1978. HB 71 provides replacement definitions under the definition section. HB 71 provides for agreements for a rental car company or a peer-to-peer vehicle sharing provider to operate at a municipal airport facility. HB 71 is effective on July 1, 2021.


H 72 FAMILY FRIENDLY WORKFORCE TRAINING   (Trujillo, Christine ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 72 (HB 72) appropriates $500,000 to the Workforce Solutions Department for family-friendly workplace education and training.


H 73 HUMAN TRAFFICKING & CHILD EXPLOITATION ACT   (Trujillo, Christine ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 73 (HB 73) enacts the Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Act. HB 73 creates continuing duties for retailers of internet-enabled devices. HB 73 creates a civil action; consumer protection violations; an affirmative defense; unlawful acts; penalties and exemptions. HB 73 establishes the New Mexico Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Prevention Grant Fund, administered by the attorney general for the benefit of governmental, and especially for nongovernmental groups working to uphold contemporary community standards of decency or to combat sex-related offenses. HB 73 imposes an admission fee on live adult entertainment establishments. HB 73 provides for a contingent effective date that depends on four other states enacting similar legislation.


H 75 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE DEFINITIONS   (Ely, Daymon ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Relating to medical malpractice by removing hospitals from the definition of, health care provider, in the Medical Malpractice Act.


H 76 EIB PERMIT DENIAL FOR POOR COMPLIANCE   (Chandler, Christine ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 76 (HB 76) amends a section of the Air Quality Control Act to allow the Department of Environment to deny a permit application based on poor compliance history.


H 77 NORTHEAST NM GROUND WATER RESOURCE STUDY   (Chatfield, Jack ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 77 (HB 77) appropriates two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000) to the Cooperative Extension Service for the study of ground water resources in Colfax, Harding, Mora and Union counties.


H 78 TIERRA AMARILLA TRADITIONAL USE LAND MGMT.   (Garcia, Miguel P) Current Location: HLLC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 78 (HB 78) enacts the Tierra Amarilla Traditional Use Lands Management and Transfer Act. It requires surveys, appraisals, resource inventories and the development of a traditional use resource management plan for certain wildlife management areas. HB 78 provides for traditional uses of certain wildlife management areas by the Tierra Amarilla Land Grant Community, including distributions of hunting and fishing permits and requiring a phased transfer of management, ownership and title of certain wildlife management areas to the land grant-merced de los Pueblos de Tierra Amarilla. It requires reports. HB 78 appropriates two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000) the Department of Game and Fish to implement this act.


H 79 PRIMARY ELECTION PARTICIPATION CHANGES   (Garcia, Miguel P) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 79 (HB 79) allows voters who have not designated a major political party affiliation to vote in a primary election by requesting that party’s ballot at the election.


H 80 PRETRIAL DETENTION REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 80 (HB 80) creates a rebuttable presumption that certain defendants be held in jail without bail and allows a court to require these defendants to participate in substance abuse treatment programs pending trial.


H 81 UNLAWFUL WEAPONS WHILE TRAFFICKING   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 81 (HB 81) creates the third-degree felony crime of unlawful carrying of a firearm while trafficking a controlled substance.


H 82 HISTORICALLY UNDERUTILIZED BUSINESSES   (Serrato, Linda ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 82 (HB 82) enacts the Historically Underutilized Business Opportunity Act. HB 82 provides additional duties for state agencies. HB 82 requires each state agency to make a good-faith effort to utilize historically underutilized businesses in contracts. HB 82 requires state agencies to develop procedures, approved by the General Services Department, for the utilization of historically underutilized businesses. HB 82 requires each state agency to establish agency-specific goals for the use of historically underutilized businesses by July 1, 2022. HB 82 requires each state agency to prepare and submit a report for each fiscal year to the General Services Department. HB 82 requires the General Services Department to prepare an annual consolidated report based on the information submitted by the state agencies. HB 52 provides definitions.


H 83 CHANGE GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS   (Romero, Andres G) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 83 (HB 83) amends Public Schools graduation requirements beginning in the 2022-2021 school year.


H 84 NATIVE LANGUAGE EDUCATION PROGRAM UNIT   (Lente, Derrick ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 84 (HB 84) Creates the Native Language Education Program Unit; allows tribal education departments to receive distributions generated by the Native Language Education Program Unit and from the Public School Fund; provides definitions; allows the Public Education Department to enter into intergovernmental agreements with tribes about program costs and funding distributions; and changes the at-risk program cost calculation.


H 85 YAZZIE LAWSUIT RESPONSE FUNDING   (Lente, Derrick ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 85 (HB 85) appropriates a total of $22.65 million for New Mexico tribes, nations, and pueblos as a result of the Yazzie/Martinez V. State of New Mexico lawsuit.


H 86 NATIVE AMERICAN LIBRARY, INTERNET & EDUCATION   (Lente, Derrick ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 86 (HB 86) appropriates funds from the General Fund to the Indian Affairs Department for library, internet access and educational resource center projects for Indian nations, tribes and pueblos.


H 87 YAZZIE LAWSUIT HIGHER ED FUNDING   (Lente, Derrick ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 87 (HB 87) appropriates $26.21 million to higher education institutions and tribal colleges to comply with Yazzie/Martinez V. State of New Mexico lawsuit.


H 88 FINISHED HEMP PRODUCT SALES   (Lente, Derrick ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 88 (HB 88) relates to the Hemp Manufacturing Act, Section 76-24 NMSA 1978. HB 88 authorizes the Environmental Improvement Board to regulate the distribution and sale of finished hemp products. HB 88 requires the Environmental Improvement Board to adopt rules. HB 88 prohibits a hemp distributor and hemp retailer from offering or furnishing to another person with or without consideration, a hemp product that does not meet the standards established pursuant to this act. HB 88 creates a petty misdemeanor charge for a person who violates a regulation adopted by the Environmental Improvement Board. HB 88 allows a compliance order issued to include suspension or revocation of any permit issued by the Department of Environment. HB 88 directs the penalties collected in violations of rules, regulations or permit conditions to be deposited in the General Fund for credit to the current School Fund. HB 88 adds and clarifies definitions. HB 88 makes technical and conforming changes. HB 88 is effective on July 1, 2021.


H 89 HEALTHY SOIL TAX REFUND CONTRIBUTION OPTION   (Chatfield, Jack ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 89 (HB 89) creates a personal income tax refund contribution for the Healthy Soil Program.


H 90 TAX PENALTIES & REMEDIES   (Chandler, Christine ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 90 (HB 90) modifies the time period and procedure for tax credit applications by taxpayers. Tax fraud definition is expanded to include use of sales suppression software. HB 90 clarifies processes to protest property value and classifications.


H 91 INCREASE METRO COURT MEDIATION FEE MAX   (Trujillo, Christine ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

February 02, 2021: HLLCa1/HB 91 makes changes to 35-6-1 NMSA 1978 to increases the maximum mediation fee amount a metropolitan court will assess. HLLCa1/HB 91 is effective on July 1, 2021. January 17, 2021: House Bill 91 (HB 91) makes changes to 35-6-1 NMSA 1978, to increases the maximum mediation fee amount a metropolitan court will assess.


H 92 SAFE DRINKING WATER TESTING FUND   (Gallegos, Doreen Y) Current Location: PVET View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 92 (HB 92) establishes the Safe Drinking Water Testing Fund. HB 92 increases the water fee collected for each person who operates a public water supply system. HB 92 creates duties for the Taxation and Revenue Department. HB 92 requires reporting. HB 92 is effective on July 1, 2021.


H 93 LIMIT OUT-OF-SCHOOL SUSPENSIONS   (Lara, Raymundo ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 93 (HB 93) amends and adds to Public Schools to limit the use of suspension or expulsion as a disciplinary method.


H 94 SUPPORTED DECISION MAKING TASK FORCE   (Ferrary, Joanne ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

This bill appropriates $35,000 to the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council to form a task force to study “supported decision making” as an alternative to guardianship.


H 95 WATER ADMINISTRATION CHANGES   (Romero, Andrea ) Current Location: HAWC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 95 (HB 95) provides factors for the state engineer to consider in assessing whether a water use will be contrary to the conservation of water or detrimental to the public welfare. It allows citizen standing to challenge an application before the state engineer. HB 95 requires the state engineer to publish findings in support of approving or denying an application and to be bound by the rationale in future decisions. It directs the state water plan, water conservation plans, and regional water planning to include consideration of climate change impacts on water supply and demand over a forty-year period; and it directs the state engineer to adopt rules to address the impact of climate change on the state's waters. 2/19/21 Synopsis: The House Energy, Natural Resources Committee introduced a committee substitute for HB 95 (CS/HB 95 HENRC). It provides factors for the state engineer to consider in assessing whether a water use will be contrary to the conservation of water or detrimental to the public welfare. It requires the state engineer to publish findings in support of approving or denying an application and directs the state engineer to adopt rules to address the impacts of drought and climate change on the administration of the state's waters. CS/HB 95 HENRC amends and enacts sections of the NMSA 1978.


H 96 CRIMINAL RECORDS & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT   (Romero, Andrea ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 96 (HB 96) revises the list of criminal records that cannot be considered in an application for public employment, licensure or other authority to practice a trade, business or profession, and enacts a new section of the Uniform Licensing Act that prohibits the exclusion from professional licensure of persons with certain criminal records.


H 97 LOCAL GOV'T TOBACCO PRODUCT SALE ORDINANCES   (Ferrary, Joanne ) Current Location: HLLC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to tobacco products by clarifying that municipalities and counties may enact ordinances, charter amendments or regulations pertaining to the sales of tobacco products that are stricter than, but not in conflict with, the provisions of the Tobacco Products Act.


H 98 OMNIBUS TAX BILL   (Martinez, Javier I) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 98 (HB 98) makes comprehensive changes to tax statutes including credits, garnishment of wages, Gross Receipts Tax, and technical changes.


H 99 SMALL LOAN ACT MAX ANNUAL PERCENTAGE RATE   (Herrera, Susan K) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 99 (HB 99) amends Financial and Institution Regulations to lower the maximum annual percentage rate for loans pursuant to the New Mexico Bank Installment Loan Act of 1959 and the New Mexico Small Loan Act of 1955.


H 100 COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS SYSTEMS   (Lara, Raymundo ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 100/a (HB100/a) Making an appropriation to the Public Education Department for college and career readiness systems statewide and providing requirements to receive funds.


H 101 NM LOTTERY ED ASSISTANCE ACT   (Lara, Raymundo ) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 101 (HB 101) enacts the New Mexico Lottery Educational Assistance Act. HB 101 provides for sports wagering and table gaming through the lottery. HB 101 creates the Educational Assistance Fund. HB 101 creates New Mexico Lottery Authority powers and duties. HB provides for fund distribution, conditions of employment, licensing requirements, law enforcement, and penalties. HB 101 provides new definitions and also changes the lottery definition in the Criminal Code to include this act. HB 101 prohibits any local law or rule providing a penalty, disability, restriction, regulation or prohibition for operating sports wagering or table games or supplying an operator licensee to be enacted. HB 101 makes the provisions of the New Mexico Lottery Educational Assistance Act as preempt of all regulations, rules, ordinances, and laws of a county or municipality in conflict with that act. HB 101 also exempts this act from federal law pursuant to Subsection (a) of 15 U.S.C. Section 1172, the state of New Mexico is exempt from 15 U.S.C. Sections 1171 through 1178. HB 101 makes an appropriation. HB 101 is effective on July 1, 2021.


H 102 VIOLENCE INTERVENTION PROGRAM ACT   (Chasey, Gail C.) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 102 (HB 102) enacts the Violence Intervention Program Act, the Violence Intervention Program Fund, the Firearm Injury and Death Review Committee, and appropriates $10,000,000 to the Fund.


H 103 UTILITY OPERATOR CERTIFICATION ACT CHANGES   (Anderson, Phelps ) Current Location: PVET View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 102 (HB 103) provides for and adding categories of categories of certification services to the Utility Operators Certification Act, providing for late fees, providing definitions, and establishing fees.


H 104 EXPAND RURAL HEALTH TAX CREDIT FOR PANDEMIC   (Allison, Anthony ) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to taxation by expanding the Rural Health Care Practitioner Tax Credit to apply to all registered nurses and licensed midwives and also essential health care workers who provided assistance during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.


H 105 ELECTRIC GENERATION PROJECT REQUIREMENTS   (Small, Nathan ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 105/a (HB105/a) Relating to industrial revenue bonds by changing the method for determining an annual in-lieu tax payment for an electric generation or transmission facility project, providing for the sharing of in-lieu tax payments among certain school districts, clarifying that certain payments to the state for an electric transmission project shall be made by the person proposing the electric transmission project and declaring an emergency.


H 106 COMMUNITY SOLAR ACT   (Roybal Caballero, Patricia ) Current Location: HENRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 106 (HB 106) enacts the Community Solar Act. HB 106 prescribes requirements for community solar facilities, subscriber organizations, and subscriptions. HB 106 prescribes requirements for the administration of a community solar program. HB 106 directs the Public Regulation Commission to adopt rules to implement a community solar program. HB 106 provides an exclusion from commission regulation to subscriber organizations or the subscribers to a community solar facility. HB 106 provides guidelines for native community solar projects and tribal jurisdiction. HB 106 provides for low-income customers and low-income service organizations. HB 106 provides definitions. HB 106 requires reporting.


H 107 MAIL-ORDER PHARMACY INSURANCE PARITY   (Thomson, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health coverage by enacting sections of the Health Purchasing Act, the New Mexico Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Nonprofit Health Care Plan Law, and the Pharmacy Benefit Manager Regulation Act to provide covered persons with parity of access and payment between participating mail-order pharmacies and participating community pharmacies.


H 108 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FEE SCHEDULE   (Chandler, Christine ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 108 (HB 108) enacts a new section of the Solid Waste Act to establish a fee schedule for facilities conducting permitted solid waste management activities or seeking a permit for the management of solid waste. HB 108 creates the Solid Waste Permit Fund as a non-reversing fund. HB 108 makes changes to Subsection (I) under Board Adoption of Initial Regulations, Section 74-9-8 NMSA 1978, to require the director of the Environmental Improvement Division of the Health and Environment Department, no later than April 1 of each year, to adjust the amount of fee rates in the fee schedule to account for inflation. HB 108 also conforms the rest of Subsection (I) to this act.


H 109 NURSE PRACTITIONER CHANGES   (Armstrong, Gail "Missy") Current Location: HHHC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to Nursing by expanding the size of the Board of Nursing and changing the qualifications of members of the Board of Nursing and amending the authority of certified nurse practitioners to dispense drugs to their patients and removing the requirement of certified nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialist to submit formularies to the Board


H 110 PHASED MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE   (Roybal Caballero, Patricia ) Current Location: HCEDC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 110 (HB 110) increases the minimum wage for employees in phases, provides for an annual cost of living increase in that minimum wage rate beginning in 2025, and repeals Section 50-4-23 NMSA 1978 (being laws 1967, Chapter 242, Section 1, as amended), which provides for reduced minimum wages for persons with disabilities.


H 111 HOUSING DISCRIMINATION CHANGES   (Romero, Andrea ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 111 (HB 111) prohibits certain discriminatory practices relating to the sale, rental, assignment, lease or sublease of a property. It requires the provision of receipts for received rental payments and alters certain payments and fees associated with rental agreements. HB 111 alters the requirement for a written statement of deductions in certain circumstances and increases certain civil penalties. It increases the time permitted to remedy a breach of a rental agreement and increases periods of time required for certain notices. HB 111 requires that an enforceable notice of termination and damages comply with the Human Rights Act. It creates a presumption of retaliation under certain circumstances and requires the issuance of a judgment of restitution prior to a writ of restitution. It provides a resident the right to cure and staying the issuance and execution of a writ of restitution during an appeal. HB 111 prohibits an owner from refusing to renew or seeking to terminate a rental agreement during a declared emergency or disaster. It establishes the State Housing Council and provides duties. 3/1/2021 The House Judiciary Committee introduced a committee substitute for HB 111 (CS/HB 111 HJC) that clarifies the requirement for a written statement of deductions in certain circumstances. It increases certain civil penalties, the time permitted to remedy nonpayment of rent for a rental agreement, and periods of time required for nonpayment notice. CS/HB 111 HJC requires the issuance of a judgment of restitution prior to a writ of restitution. It clarifies that issuance and execution of a writ of restitution are stayed during an appeal. It prohibits an owner from refusing to renew or seeking to terminate a rental agreement during a declared emergency or disaster. CS/HB 111 HJC establishes the State Housing Council and provides duties. It declares an emergency.


H 112 HEALTH BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN NON-CITIZENS   (Martinez, Javier I) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 112/a (HB112/a) Related to health by providing eligibility for a state or local health benefit to certain non-citizens and modifying the Hospital Funding Act and modifying the Indigent Hospital and County Healthcare Act.


H 113 NO DISCRIMINATION BASED ON MILITARY STATUS   (Garcia, Harry ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Amended Synopsis February 11, 2021: HJCa1/HB 113 makes changes to sections of the Human Rights Act, Section 28-1 NMSA 1978, to prohibit discrimination based on military status and veteran status. January 17, 2021: House Bill 113 (HB 113) makes changes to sections of the Human Rights Act, Section 28-1 NMSA 1978, to prohibit discrimination based on military or veteran status.


H 114 HABITUAL OFFENDER JUDICIAL FLEXIBILITY   (Cadena-Lara, Micaela L) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 114 (HB 114) allows judicial discretion in imposing habitual offender sentencing enhancements, and excludes simple possession of a controlled substance from the definition of a prior felony conviction.


H 115 TAX RETURN PREPARER DEFINITION   (Martinez, Javier I) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 115 (HB 115) enhances oversight of tax return preparers through identification requirements, permitting, and annual training.


H 116 ADDITIONS TO 3-TIERED TEACHER LICENSES   (Thomson, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 116 (HB 116) adds the dual-licensed instructional support providers and dual-licensed instructional support program administrators to the School Personnel three-tier licensure system.


H 118 HOMELESS YOUTH EMPLOYMENT TAX CREDIT   (Johnson, D. Wonda ) Current Location: HHHC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 118 (HB 118) adds homeless youths to the Foster Youth Employment Income Tax Credit and the Foster Youth Employment Corporate Income Tax Credit. HB 118 allows a credit to be taken for each year an employer employs a foster or homeless youth. HB 118 removes qualified from the foster youth definition. HB 118 is applicable to taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2021.


H 119 TRAFFIC TICKET PAYMENTS   (Alcon, Eliseo Lee) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 119 (HB 119) provides for the remittance of penalty assessments to the courts. HB 119 removes a condition allowing the Taxation and Revenue Department to perform an administrative suspension of certain permits or licenses. HB 119 allows a person charged with a traffic citation to pay the penalty assessment any time before the appearance in court. HB 119 provides that a uniform traffic citation is a summons. HB 119 requires that a traffic citation be submitted to the appropriate court within five days of issuance. HB 119 repeals Section 66-8-117 NMSA 1978. HB 119 is effective on July 1, 2021.


H 120 MILITARY SPOUSE EXPEDITED LICENSURE   (Alcon, Eliseo Lee) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 120 (HB 120) enacts a new section of the Construction Industries Licensing Act. HB 120 changes and conforms to sections of the School Personnel Act. HB 130 provides for a waiver of fees for and expedited issuance of certain professional and occupational, school personnel, and construction industry licenses, registrations, certificates of registration, certificates, permits, or certifications for military service members, their spouses, and their dependent children and for veterans. HB 120 replaces the definitions for Military Service Member and Veteran. HB 120 creates a license definition which means a license, registration, certificate of registration, certificate, permit, or certification. HB 120 requires reporting.


H 121 MEAT PROCESSING & MARKETING PROGRAM   (Chatfield, Jack ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 121 (HB 121) appropriates one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) the New Mexico Department of Agriculture for a statewide meat processing and marketing program.


H 122 HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM SURTAX   (Armstrong, Deborah A) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health insurance by increasing the health insurance surtax and distributing a portion of the revenue of the surtax to a new Health Care Affordability Fund, creating the Health Care Affordability Fund to be used to reduce the cost of health care coverage for New Mexico residents, and requiring the Superintendent of Insurance to report on the expenditures from the Health Care Affordability Fund Requiring the Superintendent of Insurance to establish and annually update health insurance criteria that define affordability standards.


H 123 LIMITED IMMUNITY FOR OVERDOSE PROGRAMS   (Armstrong, Deborah A) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to public health by allowing municipal and county establishment of overdose prevention programs, providing for limited immunity from the Controlled Substance Act for persons who establish, provide premises for, provide services pursuant to or use an established overdose prevention program.


H 124 STATE AGENCY SENSITIVE INFO   (Garcia, Miguel P) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 124 (HB 124) prohibits the disclosure of sensitive personal information by state agency employees.


H 125 BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER CHANGES   (Hochman-Vigil, Dayan ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Relating to licensing by modifying licensing requirements for certain behavioral health practitioners and amending the Professional Psychologist Act and the Counseling and Therapy Practice Act to allow the application of technology to supervision and changing the composition of the Counseling and Therapy Practice Board and adding state residency requirement s for members of the Counseling and Therapy Practice Board and the Board of Social Work Examiners.


H 126 COMPUTER SCIENCE COURSE IN EACH HIGH SCHOOL   (Sarinana, Debra Mari ) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 126 (HB 126) inserts a new section of Public School Code requiring each public high school to over a course in computer science.


H 127 HOMELESS YOUTH ID CARDS   (Johnson, D. Wonda ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

Amended Synopsis February 16, 2021: Hfla1/HB 127 removes fee requirements for the issuance of identification cards to homeless individuals. Provides guidelines and definitions. Original Synopsis January 21, 2021: House Bill 127 (HB 127) enables unaccompanied homeless youth to receive identification cards. HB 127 removes fee requirements for the issuance of identification cards to certain individuals. HB 127 provides guidelines. HB creates a Homeless Liaison position. HB 127 requires training. HB 127 provides definitions for Homeless Individual and Unaccompanied Homeless Youth.


H 128 SCHOOL PERSONNEL BACKGROUND & TRAINING   (Sarinana, Debra Mari ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 128 (HB 128) amends and adds to School Personnel to require applicants for school employment or school volunteer positions to disclose past ethical misconduct; requires local school boards to to adopt policies tracking child abuse allegations; requiring the Public Education Department (PED) to maintain a list of reports involving child abuse or ethical misconduct; allow termination of school employment or school volunteer position decisions to be public; adding ethical misconduct to school training programs; requiring school volunteers to complete school training programs; requiring reports of child abuse by school personnel, school volunteers, contractors or contractor’s employees to be reported to the PED; requiring child abuse by other adults to be reported, in addition to reporting child abuse by a parent, custodian or guardian; provides definitions.


H 129 PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGER REPORTING   (Fajardo, Kelly K) Current Location: HCNR View Analysis View Bill

Relating to insurance by amending and enacting sections fo the pharmacy benefits manager regulation act to provide for increased transparency and requiring certain disclosures as well as, providing for cost sharing calculations.


H 130 SCHOOL GIFTED EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS   (Trujillo, Christine ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 130 (HB 130) imposes requirements on school districts offering gifted education.


H 131 ASST. SECRETARY OF HISPANIC EDUCATION   (Trujillo, Christine ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 131 (HB 131) creates the Assistant Secretary of Hispanic Education in both the Higher Education and Public Education Departments, and appropriates $110,000 to hire this assistant secretary in the Higher Education Department.


H 132 EMERGENCY FOOD BANK FOOD ITEMS   (Ferrary, Joanne ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 132 (HB 132) appropriates five million dollars ($5,000,000) to the Human Services Department for providing emergency food banks statewide with nonperishable food items


H 133 COLLEGE HUNGER REDUCTION PILOT PROGRAM   (Ferrary, Joanne ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 133 (HB 133) appropriates $100,000 to the Higher Education Department for a pilot program to reduce college hunger.


H 134 FAMILY-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE INCENTIVE PGM.   (Hernandez, Joshua Nathaniel) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 134 (HB 134) establishes a program to reward small business employers for adopting family-friendly workplace policies. Creates the Family-friendly Workplace Fund. Makes a $9,000,000 appropriation.


H 135 SCHOOL OPPORTUNITY & EQUITY INDEX   (Dow, Rebecca ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 135 (HB 135) creates an opportunity and equity index to more accurately reflect the at-risk population of a public school. HB 135 determines at-risk program units at the public school level and requires that generated funding be distributed to each public school that generated the funding. HB 135 makes an appropriation


H 136 OIL & GAS SUBDIVISION PARCELS   (Nibert, Greg ) Current Location: HENRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 136 (HB 136) creates an exception to the New Mexico Subdivision Act for parcels divided for oil or gas operations.


H 137 CLEAN ELECTRIFICATION ACT   (Small, Nathan ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 137 (HB 137) enacts the Clean Electrification Act that allows utilities and cooperatives to provide beneficial and low-income electrification and requires public utilities, municipal utilities and rural electric cooperatives to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation over time. HB 137 prescribes deadlines and requirements and allows the creation of clean electricity credits. It establishes compliance procedures and fees. It creates a penalty and allows variances. HB 137 amends the State Air Quality Permit Fund and makes an appropriation.


H 138 INCREASE FINE ARTS EDUCATION PROGRAM UNIT   (Montoya, Roger Evan) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 138 (HB 138) amends Public School Finance to increase the Fine Arts Education Program Unit.


H 139 LEG. OVERSIGHT OF EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS   (Nibert, Greg ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 139 (HB 139) provides that a declaration of a state of emergency pursuant to the All Hazard Emergency Management Act or the Public Health Emergency Response Act terminates after ninety days unless the governor calls the legislature into special session to address the circumstances of the emergency. It amends and enacts sections of the NMSA 1978 and declares an emergency.


H 140 ELIMINATE SOME MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCES   (Bash, Karen ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 140 (HB 140) eliminates certain mandatory minimum sentences.


H 141 ED INFRASTRUCTURE TECHNOLOGY DEFINITION   (Sarinana, Debra Mari ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 141 (HB 141) amends the Public Schools section to update the definition of education technology infrastructure in the Public School Capital Outlay Act.


H 142 SCHOOL TASK FORCE ON SEXUAL MISCONDUCT   (Thomson, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 142 (HB 142) creates the task force on sexual misconduct; requires public schools and public and private post-secondary education institutions to adopt policies and procedures addressing affirmative consent and prevention of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, harassment and stalking; requires public and private post-secondary education institutions to conduct biennial sexual misconduct climate surveys; amends the public school code to include a requirement to set affirmative consent as the standard for sexual activity.


H 143 CRIME VICTIM INTERVIEWS   (Dixon, Meridith ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 143 (HB 143) allows a victim the right to deny a pretrial interview and allows for recorded statements to be admitted into evidence in certain circumstances.


H 144 DAMAGE TO PROPERTY BY THEFT   (Dixon, Meridith ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 144 (HB 144) creates the crime of damage to property by theft of certain metals, utility covers, guard rails, signs, or catalytic converters.


H 145 CRIME OF ILLEGALLY DISMANTLING A VEHICLE   (Dixon, Meridith ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 145 (HB 145) creates the crime of illegally dismantling a motor vehicle.


H 146 TRANSFER SOME DUTIES TO DISTRICT COURTS   (Cadena-Lara, Micaela L) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 146 (HB 146) transfers certain duties of the Administrative Office of the Courts to individual judicial districts and creates certain supervisory authority for district courts over magistrate courts.


H 147 DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST LICENSURE   (Bash, Karen ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to licensing by modifying and enacting sections of the Nutrition and Dietetics Practice Act to clarify dietitian nutritionist and nutritionist licensure requirements and providing a scope of practice for dietitian nutritionist and nutritionist, changing the composition and duties of the Nutrition and Dietetics Practice Board, providing a biennial licensure fee, providing exemptions from fees for active duty military service personnel and spouses, creating fines for nutrition and dietetics practice act violation, extending the Sunset date of the Nutrition and Dietetics Practice Board, providing for no additional licensure requirements for current licensed practitioners, and creating title protection.


H 148 UNEMPLOYMENT CONTRIBUTION RATE CHANGE   (Chandler, Christine ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 148 (HB 148) makes changes to Section 51-1-11 NMSA 1978, to provide a temporary addition to the contribution rate of contributing employers and a temporary increase to the base wage for which employer contributions to the Unemployment Compensation Fund are made. HB 148 makes a nonrecurring appropriation from the General Fund to the Workforce Solutions Department in FY2021.


H 149 INSTALLMENT LOAN CHANGES   (Herrera, Susan K) Current Location: HCEDC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 149 (HB 149) changes the permitted percentage rates for small loans pursuant to the New Mexico Bank Installment Loan Act and the New Mexico Small Loan Act, requires a license for certain lenders, and changes reporting requirements.


H 150 MEDICAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP ACT   (Bash, Karen ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 150 (HB 150) creates the Medical School Scholarship Act and makes a $6 million appropriation to pay medical school tuition at University of New Mexico School of Medicine.


H 151 NM BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONSORTIUM   (Bash, Karen ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to behavioral health by requiring the Human Services Department to convene a Bridges Across New Mexico Behavioral Health Consortium and making an appropriation.


H 152 CHIROPRACTIC BOARD CHANGES   (Barreras, Brittney ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to chiropractic practice by expanding eligibility for professional member vacancies on the Chiropractic Board, providing for election of a Vice Chair on the Board, providing for temporary licensure under certain circumstances and providing exemption from the Chiropractic Physician Practice Act.


H 153 CAMPAIGN REPORTING CHANGES   (McQueen, Matthew ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 153 (HB 153) amends the Campaign Reporting Act. It revises the reporting schedule for expenditures and contributions and standardizes the supplemental reporting requirements for all elections. HB 153 requires the reporting of monetary contributions received during the legislative session fundraising prohibition period.


H 154 PRESCRIPTION DRUG AFFORDABILITY ACT   (Rubio, Angelica ) Current Location: HSEIC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to prescription drugs by enacting the Prescription Drug Affordability Act, establishing the Prescription Affordability Board and the Prescription Affordability Stakeholder Council, creating the Prescription Affordability Fund and making an appropriation


H 155 WORKFORCE TRAINING RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS   (Sweetser, Candie G) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 155 (HB 155) amends State and Private Education Institutions for workforce development training to remove time limitations for expending the fund and for a reduced residency requirement for trainees for high-wage jobs in certain locations of the state.


H 156 SEX CRIMES BY PEACE OFFICERS   (Barreras, Brittney ) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

Amended Synopsis March 01, 2021: HJCa1/HB 156: The House Judiciary Committee amendment 1 to House Bill 156 prescribes a penalty for criminal sexual penetration by a peace officer, probation officer or parole officer on a person under the real or apparent authority of that officer. Original Analysis January 26, 2021: House Bill 156 (HB 156) makes changes to Criminal Sexual Penetration, Section 30-9-11 NMSA 1978. HB 156 prescribes a second-degree felony penalty for criminal sexual penetration by a peace officer on a suspect, victim, witness, or detained person.


H 157 MINING ACT FORFEITURE FUND   (Small, Nathan ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 157 (HB 157) creates the Mining Act Forfeiture Fund and makes an appropriation.


H 158 LEGISLATIVELY CREATED TASK FORCE OPEN MTGS.   (Fajardo, Kelly K) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 158 (HB 158) requires that certain task forces are subject to the Open Meetings Act.


H 159 RULEMAKING DURING PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS   (Pettigrew, Randall T) Current Location: HSEIC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to rule making by prohibiting rule making during the period of a Public Health Order unless the Governor publicly sets forth the necessity for the rule making in an executive order. HB 159 declares an emergency.


H 160 COVID PROTOCOLS AT ABORTION FACILITIES   (Dow, Rebecca ) Current Location: HHHC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 160 (HB 160) creates a temporary provision to direct the Department of Health, by July 1, 2021, to establish and require specific health and safety protocols to be used at facilities where abortions are performed. Purpose is to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). HB 160 provides guidelines for rulemaking.


H 161 HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM PROSTITUTION DEFENSE   (Lane, T. Ryan ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 161 (HB 161) enacts new law under Criminal Offenses-Human Trafficking, Chapter 30, Article 52 NMSA 1978, creating an affirmative defense to the charge of prostitution for victims of human trafficking.


H 162 PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT BOARD CHANGES   (Anderson, Phelps ) Current Location: HSEIC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 162 (HB 162) changes the member of the Public Employees Retirement Board through appointment and removes certain election stipulations.


H 163 SCHOOL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT CLASSES   (Madrid, Willie D) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 163 (HB 163) amends Public Education to allow financial management to count as an elective in 6th through 8th grades. It amends graduation requirements and requires one-half unit of financial management prior to graduation.


H 164 NEW LIQUOR DISPENSER LICENSES   (Scott, Larry R) Current Location: HCEDC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 164 (HB 164) requires the director of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Division of the Regulation and Licensing Department to annually offer to issue new dispenser licenses in an amount equal to five percent of the total number of dispenser licenses issued. It provides for a sealed bid process to award opportunities to apply for a license and removes the limit on the number of dispenser licenses that can be issued. HB 164 removes the lottery process for issuing new licenses and provides for a fee.


H 165 BIENNIAL BUDGET PILOT PROJECT   (Anderson, Phelps ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 165 (HB 165) creates a pilot project to determine the efficacy of state biennial budgeting.


H 166 CREATE NEW FIREARMS CRIMES   (Lujan, Tara L.) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

February 14, 2021: HCPACcs/HB 166: The House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee, committee substitute for House Bill 166 creates new crimes relating to firearms. This act creates a misdemeanor penalty. The provisions of this section do not apply to a firearm that has been rendered permanently inoperable or a firearm manufactured prior to 1968 or any antique firearm, as defined in 18 U.S.C. 921. Other exemptions are provided. January 26, 2021: House Bill 166 (HB 166) enacts a new section of the Criminal Code, Chapter 30-Article 1 NMSA 1978, for the purpose of creating new crimes relating to firearms. HB 166 creates a fourth-degree felony penalty. The provisions of this act do not apply to a firearm that has been rendered permanently inoperable or a firearm manufactured prior to 1968. HB 166 creates definitions.


H 167 INCREASE CIGARETTE & TOBACCO PRODUCT TAXES   (Lujan, Tara L.) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 167 (HB 167) increases the excise tax on cigarettes and tobacco products.


H 168 NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE COMPLIANCE   (Ortez, Kristina ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 168 (HB 168) provides for state compliance for public buildings with the National Flood Insurance Program.


H 169 LEDA PRIORITY FOR CERTAIN PROJECTS   (Ortez, Kristina ) Current Location: HENRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 169 (HB 169) amends the Local Economic Development Act to include construction or upgrades to facilitate the use of water-efficient or clean energy technologies or to meet or exceed green building certification standards in the definition of economic development project. HB 169 includes an entity that develops water or broadband infrastructure in the definition of qualifying entity.


H 170 NM-GROWN PRODUCE IN CHILD CARE CENTERS   (Armstrong, Gail "Missy") Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

Making an appropriation to the Early Childhood Education and Care Department to create a program for child care centers to purchase New Mexico grown fruit and vegetables


H 171 PROGRAM UNITS FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL PERSONNEL   (Ferrary, Joanne ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 171 (HB171) amends School Personnel to add the requirement for licensed school employees be certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to receive program units.


H 172 MOTOR VEHICLE EMERGENCY CONTACT DATABASE   (Black, Rachel ) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 172 (HB 172) requires the Taxation and Revenue Department to create and maintain an emergency contact database for access by law enforcement officers.


H 173 COUNTY SOLAR ASSESSMENTS ON HOMES   (Black, Rachel ) Current Location: HENRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 173 (HB 173) eliminates the imposition of County Solar Energy Improvement Special Assessments on residential properties.


H 174 DOUBLE CERTAIN TAX EXEMPTIONS   (Anderson, Phelps ) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 174 (HB 174) doubles a tax exemption for low-income taxpayers who are at least 65 or who are blind beginning with tax year 2021.


H 175 SCHOOL FUNDING & LOSSES FROM PANDEMIC   (Romero, Andres G) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 175 (HB 175) adds new material to Public School Finance to hold school districts and charter schools harmless in Fiscal Year 2022 funding formula calculations for effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic on enrollment and transportation. HB 175 provides for a supplemental distribution appropriation and makes temporary adjustments to transportation distributions.


H 176 RENEWABLE ENERGY STANDARDS & RATE INCREASES   (Montoya, Rodney "Rod" D) Current Location: HENRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 176 (HB 176) provides that a cap on a customer rate increase due to compliance with Renewable Portfolio Standards.


H 177 HOMEMADE FOOD ACT   (Cook, Zachary J) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Relating to food by enacting the Homemade Food Act and providing definitions, establishing labeling and information requirements for homemade food items, exempting non-potentially hazardous homemade food items from regulations pursuant to the Food Sanitation Act or the New Mexico Food Act and establishing state preemption of regulation of home food items.


H 178 COUNSELING & THERAPY LICENSURE   (Johnson, D. Wonda ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Relating to professional licensure by modifying a section of the Counseling and Therapy Practice Act to update definitions relating to education and experience requirements and extending the termination date of the Counseling and Therapy Practice Board.


H 179 FEES FOR VITAL RECORDS FOR HOMELESS   (Johnson, D. Wonda ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 179 (HB 179) makes changes to Section 24-14-28 and Section 24-14-29 NMSA 1978. HB 179 eliminates fees for certified birth certificates for homeless individuals. HB 170 eliminates restrictions on access to vital records for homeless children or youth and unaccompanied youth. A parental signature is not required for the issuance of a certified copy of that youth's birth record to the youth. A school counselor, a school nurse, and a social worker each have a tangible and direct interest in the provisions provides for in this act. HB 179 provides new definitions.


H 180 LIMIT CONTINGENCY APPROPRIATIONS   (Cook, Zachary J) Current Location: HSEIC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 180 (HB 180) limits the amount that can be used from the Appropriation Contingency Fund to address emergencies declared by the Governor.


H 181 OIL & GAS TAX CHANGES   (Scott, Larry R) Current Location: HENRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 181 (HB 181) temporarily exempts a qualified enhanced recovery project that uses captured carbon dioxide to displace oil from the tax on carbon dioxide for products that are severed and sold. It defines posted price and captured carbon dioxide in the Oil and Gas Severance Tax Act.


H 182 EVALUATE ON-CAMPUS LEARNING   (Baldonado, Alonzo ) Current Location: HHHC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 182 (HB 182) adds to Public School Code requiring school boards to determine if public schools should open for on-campus instruction during a time when the state has issued a public health emergency order; requiring the local school board to make the determination based on Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations; and declaring an emergency.


H 183 NO FINES OR FEES FOR SOME JUVENILE CRIMES   (Montoya, Roger Evan) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 183 (HB 183) eliminates certain fines and fees relating to crimes committed by juveniles.


H 184 K-5 PLUS FUNDING & USES   (Romero, Andres G) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 184 (HB 184) amends Public Schools code to allow an option to use equivalent instruction hours for K-5 plus under certain circumstances; limiting co-use of K-5 plus and extended learning time for determining instructional time; and providing K-5 plus funding based on prior-year second and third reporting dates.


H 185 EXEMPT OVER 75 FROM JURY DUTY- NO AFFIDAVIT   (McQueen, Matthew ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 185 (HB 185) allows persons 75-years of age or older to be exempted from jury service without requiring an affidavit.


H 186 REDUCE COUNTY HOSPITAL PROPERTY TAXES   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: HHHC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to taxation by reducing authorized property tax rates for Class A County Hospital Funding and for transfers to the County Supported Medicaid Fund.


H 187 DRUGGED DRIVING PENALTIES   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 187 (HB 187) prohibits driving with certain amounts of controlled substances or metabolites in the blood; and provides that the ignition interlock requirement only applies to offenders with alcohol concentration in their blood or breath.


H 188 SECONDARY COMPUTER SCIENCE TEACHER LICENSE   (Sarinana, Debra Mari ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 188 (HB 188) amends Public Schools personnel to provide for a license endorsement for secondary computer science and makes an appropriation from the General Fund.


H 189 COMMUNITY GOVERNANCE ATTORNEY PGM MAX SALARY   (Garcia, Miguel P) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 189 (HB 189) provides for the Community Governance Attorney Commission to adjust the maximum allowable salaries for attorneys pursuant to the Community Governance Attorney Act.


H 190 CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT CHANGES   (Ely, Daymon ) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 190 (HB 190) updates child support provisions. HB 190 provides for the imputation of income. HB 190 provides that incarceration may not be treated as voluntary unemployment. HB 190 requires justification for deviation from the child support guidelines. HB 190 creates the Child Support Guidelines Review Commission. HB 190 provides duties. HB 190 requires reporting. HB 190 provides that the health care needs of a minor child are an adequate basis for modification of a child support order. HB 190 changes sections of the Mandatory Medical Support Act to change references to health insurance to now reference health care coverage and references to insurers will now reference carriers. HB 190 provides that fees relating to adjudicating parentage not be ordered to be paid later than three years from the date of filing for child support. HB 190 provides that retroactive child support be limited to three years. HB 190 creates and changes definitions. HB 190 is effective on July 1, 2021.


H 191 CORRECTIONS OMBUDSMAN ACT   (Cadena-Lara, Micaela L) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 191 (HB 191) enacts the Corrections Ombudsman Act and appropriates $250,000 for this Office of the Corrections Ombudsman.


H 192 EXTEND HUMAN RIGHTS ACT TO PUBLIC BODIES   (Barreras, Brittney ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 192 (HB 192) extends the scope of the Human Rights Act to actions by public bodies and state agencies.


H 193 EXTREME RISK PROTECTION ORDER CHANGES   (Ely, Daymon ) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 193 (HB 193) allows certain law enforcement officers to constitute a reporting party pursuant to the Extreme Risk Firearm Protection Order Act, requires law enforcement to take possession of relinquished firearms under certain circumstances, changes reporting requirements, and prohibits the use in criminal proceedings of certain evidence establishing ownership of possession of firearm.


H 194 ACEQUIA HELP FOR ADJUDICATION SETTLEMENTS   (Ortez, Kristina ) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 194 (HB 194) amends the Acequia and Community Ditch Fund Act and authorizes funds to be used to provide assistance to acequias and community ditches in implementation of a negotiated settlement that was reached in an adjudication.


H 195 CAMINO REAL REGIONAL UTILITY AUTHORITY   (Lara, Raymundo ) Current Location: HENRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 195 (HB 195) creates the Camino Real Regional Utility Authority and provides for the issue of revenue bonds.


H 196 REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY CHANGES   (Ezzell, Candy Spence ) Current Location: PVET View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 196/a (HB 196/a) removes certain provisions requiring oversight of regional housing authorities by the Mortgage Finance Authority. It requires regional housing authorities to comply with the United States Housing Act of 1937 and to cooperate with certain federal agencies. HB 196 increases the amount permitted for a regional housing authority to enter into a contract, memorandum of understanding or other agreement without prior approval.


H 197 STATE ENGINEER DECISION APPEAL LEGAL COSTS   (Lente, Derrick ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 197 (HB 197) clarifies that litigation costs cannot be awarded against the state engineer in an appeal challenging a decision of the state engineer.


H 198 TRANSFER CERTAIN DPS DUTIES TO DOT   (Madrid, Willie D) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 198 (HB 198) transfers certain authority and duties from the Department of Public Safety to the Department of Transportation.


H 199 HORSE RACING ADVANCE DEPOSIT WAGERING   (Ezzell, Candy Spence ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 199 (HB 199) amends the Horse Racing Act to provide for advance deposit wagering.


H 200 WATER TRUST BOARD PROJECTS & NM UNIT FUND   (McQueen, Matthew ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 200 (HB 200) amends the New Mexico Unit Fund by disallowing the use of funds for the New Mexico Unit. It directs the Interstate Stream Commission to consult with the Water Trust Board on funding water utilization projects in the Southwest Water Planning Region of the state. HB 200 directs the Water Trust Board to evaluate and recommend projects to the Interstate Stream Commission.


H 201 PROBATION RELEASE FOR SOME DEFENDANTS   (Cadena-Lara, Micaela L) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 201 (HB 201) requires that a minimum or medium risk defendant to be released from probation in certain circumstances.


H 202 FOSTER CARE REQUIREMENTS & CHANGES   (Dixon, Meridith ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to children by amending the Department of Health Act, Abuse and Neglect Act and the Children’s Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Act and providing additional requirements for children in custody.


H 203 HEALTH SECURITY PLANNING & DESIGN BOARD ACT   (Armstrong, Deborah A) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health by enacting the Health Security Planning and Design Board Act and establishing the Health Security Planning and Design Board, and providing for the Boards powers and duties and creating reporting requirements and making an appropriation


H 204 NOTICE TO COURT IN CERTAIN DOMESTIC AFFAIRS   (Armstrong, Deborah A) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 204 (HB 204) eliminates the requirement that a change of name application be published in a newspaper for two weeks, and eliminates the requirement that a parent be notified of a minor child’s application to change their name, if the notice will jeopardize the child’s safety.


H 205 PROHIBIT SALE OF FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS   (Thomson, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: HCEDC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to tobacco products by prohibiting the sale, possession or purchase of flavored tobacco products, defining terms, conforming certain notice requirements and providing penalties


H 206 UTILITY AFFORDABILITY & RELIEF ACT   (Ortez, Kristina ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 206 (HB 206) addresses utilities. HB 206 enacts the Utility Affordability and Relief Act. HB 206 prohibits disconnections of utility customers who incurred arrears during the Coronavirus disease 2019 public health emergency and creates a program for particle forgiveness of utility bill arrears. HB 206 enacts the Community Energy Efficiency Development Block Grant Act and creates a Grant Program to implement energy efficiency measures in low-income households. House Bill 206 mandates utility reporting of customer disconnections, arrears and house holds with our service and require reports on energy affordability and access to electric and water utility service. HB 206 directs the exchange of information regarding every efficiency measures in the state. HB 206 authorizes utility rate preferences for low-income customers and creates a fund.


H 207 FOOD, HUNGER & FARM ACT   (Stansbury, Melanie A) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to food by enacting the Food Hunger and Farm Act by creating the Food Hunger and Farm Council, providing for council membership and duties, establishing duties for certain state agencies to develop and report recommendations for targeted plans to address hunger and nutrition, expand access to food and promote food and agriculture products from the state, providing for data sharing on hunger and food systems and creating the Food Hunger and Farm Fund and making an appropriation.


H 208 MISSING & MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN TF   (Romero, Andrea ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 208 (HB 208) extends the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force, provided for under Chapter 106 Section 1 Laws 2019. HB 208 makes General Fund appropriations to the Indian Affairs Department in FY2021 and FY2021. HB 208 requires reporting by November 1, 2021. HB 208 declares an emergency.


H 209 STATE INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT   (Louis, Georgene ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

CS 2 Synopsis March 08, 2021: HSEICcs2/HHHCcs1/HB 209: The House State Government, Elections and Indian Affairs Committee, committee substitute number 2 replaces House Health and Human Services Committee, committee substitute number 1 for House Bill 209. This committee substitute number 2 amends, repeals and enacts sections of the NMSA 1978. This committee substitute enacts the State Indian Child Welfare Act. It consolidates provisions specific to child custody proceedings involving Indian children into the State Indian Child Welfare Act. It provides additional requirements governing child custody proceedings involving Indian children. It creates the office of Tribal Affairs within the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD). It requires a cultural component in case plans in abuse and neglect proceedings. The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2021. CS 1 Synopsis March 01, 2021 HHHCcs1/HB 209: House Health and Human Services Committee, committee substitute for House Bill 209 enacts the State Indian Child Welfare Act. Consolidates provisions specific to child custody proceedings involving Indian children into the State Indian Child Welfare Act. Provides additional requirements governing child custody proceedings involving Indian children. Amends and repeals sections of the NMSA 1978. Section 8 of this act applies to tribal-state agreements that become effective on or after July 1, 2021. The provisions of this act apply to all open cases prior to July 1, 2021. The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2021 Original Synopsis January 30, 2021: House Bill 209 (HB 209) enacts the State Indian Child Welfare Act under new sections of the Children's Code. HB 209 changes sections of the NMSA 1978. HB 209 consolidates provisions specific to child custody proceedings involving Indian children into the State Indian Child Welfare Act. HB 209 provides additional requirements governing child custody proceedings involving Indian children. HB 209 repeals Sections 32A-1-14 and 32A-3B-6.1 NMSA 1978. HB 209 provides definitions. The provisions of Section 7 are applicable to tribal-state agreements that become effective on or after July 1, 2021. The provisions of this act apply to all open cases prior to July 1, 2021. HB 209 is effective on July 1, 2021.


H 210 AUDIOLOGY & SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY COMPACT   (Barreras, Brittney ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to intergovernmental agreements by enacting the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact.


H 211 REDISTRICTING ACT   (Dow, Rebecca ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 211 (HB 211) enacts the Redistricting Act, creates the State Redistricting Commission, and directs the Commission to develop district plans for approval by the legislature and Governor.


H 212 REMAKE NMSU- CARLSBAD AS COMMUNITY COLLEGE   (Brown, Cathrynn N) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 212 (HB 212) converts New Mexico State University Carlsbad branch community college into an independent community college.


H 213 SCHOOL DISTRICT SPECIAL ED SERVICES FUND   (Sweetser, Candie G) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 213 (HB 213) relates to education and provides a temporary provision that school districts shall maintain a Special Education Services Fund to provide assistance to and reimburse families of special education students. HB 213 provides for fund uses and specifies eligibility requirements to receive Funds.


H 214 REPEAL MIN WAGE FOR DISABLED PERSONS   (Ferrary, Joanne ) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 214 (HB 214) repeals as section of Employment Law, which provides for reduced minimum wages for persons with disabilities.


H 215 BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SCREENING COVERAGE   (Hochman-Vigil, Dayan ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 215 (HB215) pertaining to behavioral health screening coverage amends the Act with a new section. It requires coverage of screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment services for certain enrollees and for practitioners to obtain and review certain reports if they prescribe benzodiazepines to patients. HB215 also requires county sheriffs or jail administrators to provide medication-assisted treatment for persons under their supervision subject to available funding and resources.


H 216 WILLFUL CUSTODY OR TIMESHARING INTERFERENCE   (Hochman-Vigil, Dayan ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 216 (HB 216) provides sanctions for willfully and unjustifiably interfering with visitation or timesharing. HB 216 requires training for individuals who issue timesharing recommendations.


H 217 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIPS   (Cadena-Lara, Micaela L) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 217 (HB 217) modifies eligibility requirements for the Legislative Lottery Scholarship during a statewide public health emergency. HB 217 declares an emergency.


H 219 BILITERACY DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK TASK FORCE   (Garratt, Joy ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 219 (HB 219) requires the Public Education Department to convene a working group to study a biliteracy and oral language development framework. It makes an appropriation of four hundred thousand dollars ($400,000).


H 220 HOSPITAL CARE FACILITIES CONTRACT DEFINITION   (Herrera, Susan K) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 220 (HB220) An Act pertaining to hospital care facilities contract, clarifies the definition of “hospital care facilities contract”. It allows the issuance of certain bonds for county skilled nursing and rehabilitation hospitals and enacts the 2021 Public Securities Validation Act, validating, ratifying, approving and confirming certain public securities; declaring an emergency.


H 221 K-2ND GRADE ASSESSMENT CHANGES   (Garratt, Joy ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 221 (HB 221) amends Public Education to change assessment requirements for students in kindergarten through second grade.


H 222 SPECIAL EDUCATION OMBUD ACT   (Thomson, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 222 (HB 222) enacts the Special Education Omud Act; establishes the officer of the state special education embed; and provides duties.HB 222 requires investigation and resolution of concerns; provides access to student educational records; and provides for the confidentiality of records. HB 222 provides potential actions for noncompliance. Requires an annual report. Makes an appropriation.


H 223 NONTRADITIONAL COMM OR DISABILITY REGISTRY   (Thomson, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 223 (HB 223) creates the Nontraditional Communication or Disability Registry to improve the safety of drivers, occupants of motor vehicles, and law enforcement officers. HB 223 requires law enforcement officers to consult the Nontraditional Communication or Disability Registry. HB 223 requires the registry to cite all of the conditions and disabilities associated with the drivers and occupants of a particular motor vehicle. HB 223 requires the Taxation and Revenue Department to provide online internet access to the registry to members of law enforcement agencies that enforce traffic laws. The registry will not be made available to the public and is exempt from disclosure by the Inspection of Public Records Act. HB 223 is effective January 1, 2022.


H 224 COMMUNITY ACTION BOARD CHANGES   (Lara, Raymundo ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 224 (HB 224) changes the structure of and term limits served on community action boards.


H 225 PUBLIC NOTICES IN SPANISH   (Lara, Raymundo ) Current Location: HLLC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 225 (HB 225) clarifies the requirements for public notices and revised the requirements for publication in the Spanish language.


H 226 GRAND JURY TARGETS, DATES & EVIDENCE   (Bash, Karen ) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 226 (HB 226) makes changes to the proceedings at a grand jury.


H 227 ETHNIC STUDIES DEFINITION   (Roybal Caballero, Patricia ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 227 (HB 227) makes changes to Section 22-13-1 and Section 22-13-1.1 NMSA 1978. HB 227 provides a definition for ethnic studies. HB 227 requires ethnic studies that meet Public Education Department contents and performance. HB 227 creates the Ethnic Studies Council to assist the Public Education Department with curriculum development. HB 227 requires the Ethnic Studies Council to report its findings and recommendations to the Legislative Education Study Committee by July 1, 2022. HB 227 provides other duties and guidelines for the council. The Ethnic Studies Council sunset date is July 1, 2023.


H 228 CHANGE MOTOR VEHICLE TAX DISTRIBUTION   (Castellano, Ambrose M) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 228 (HB 228) distributes funds from the Motor Vehicle Excise Tax to the Transportation Project Fund instead of the Local Governments Road Fund.


H 229 LAND GRANT NATURAL RESOURCE PROTECTION   (Castellano, Ambrose M) Current Location: HLLC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 229 (HB 229) amends and enacts sections of Chapter 49, Article 1 NMSA1978. It defines terms and provides and clarifies powers of boards of trustees regarding land grant-merced property and the protection of natural resources. HB 229 provides for civil and criminal actions and penalties. It updates provisions of Chapter 49, Article 4 NMSA1978 so that the definitions, powers of the board of trustees regarding property and the protection of natural resources, and provisions for civil and criminal actions and penalties are substantially similar to the same definitions, powers and provisions for land grants-mercedes governed pursuant to Chapter 4, Article 1 NMSA 1978.


H 230 REAL ESTATE LICENSURE RECOVERY LIMITS   (Ely, Daymon ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 230 (HB 230) amends the law relating to real estate brokers, amends the procedures regarding the Real Estate Recovery Fund Act and increases recovery limits.


H 231 NATIVE AMERICAN POLLING PLACE PROTECTION   (Louis, Georgene ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

4th and Final Amended Synopsis March 18, 2021: SIRCa/HB 231: The Senate Indian, Rural and Cultural Affairs Committee amendment for House Bill 231 relates to elections. This act provides protections for polling locations on Indian nation, tribal or pueblo land in the event of a declared emergency or the invocation of emergency powers. This act changes notice provisions for requests for alternate voting locations. This act declares an emergency. 3rd Amended Synopsis March 16, 2021: SRCa1/HB 231: The Senate Rules Committee third amendment to House Bill 231 provides protections for polling locations on Indian nation, tribal or pueblo land in the event of a declared emergency or the invocation of emergency powers. This act also changes notice provisions for requests for alternate voting locations. This act declares an emergency. 2nd Amended Synopsis March 02, 2021: Hfla2/HB 231: House Floor Amendment Number 2 to House Bill 231 relates to elections. Provides protections for polling locations on Indian nation, tribal, or pueblo land. Requires the agreement of an Indian nation, tribe, or pueblo to eliminate or consolidate polling locations. Makes technical changes and declares an emergency. 1st Amended Synopsis February 08, 2021: HSEICa1/HB 231 provides protections for polling locations on Indian nation, tribal, or pueblo land. HSEICa1/HB 231 requires the agreement of an Indian nation, tribe, or pueblo before eliminating or consolidating polling locations. HSEICa1/HB 231 makes technical changes. February 06, 2021: House Bill 231 (HB 231) provides protections for polling locations on Indian nation, tribal, or pueblo land. HB 231 requires the agreement of an Indian nation, tribe, or pueblo before closing or consolidating polling locations. HB 231 makes technical changes.


H 232 PUBLIC SCHOOL VENTILATION IMPROVEMENT ACT   (Stapleton, Sheryl Williams ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 232 (HB 232) enacts the Public School Ventilation Improvement Act and creates a grant program to give schools funds to improve mechanical ventilation systems for the health and safety of students and staff.


H 233 INTERNET ACCESS FOR TEACHERS   (Castellano, Ambrose M) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 233 (HB 233) requires the Public Education Department to assist school districts in providing internet access to teachers statewide. HB 233 provides requirements to receive funds. HB 233 provides exceptions. HB 233 monthly reporting on the number of teachers in the school district in need of assistance paying for internet access costs and the receipts from each teacher for actual expenses paid out of pocket for internet costs. The provisions of this act will only apply as long as a school district is under coronavirus disease 2019 restrictions or is offering only remote learning. The provisions of this act will be effective from July 1, 2021, until the termination of the state of public health emergency related to the coronavirus disease 2019, as declared by the governor.


H 234 STRENGTHEN GUARDIANSHIP PROVIDER OVERSIGHT   (Matthews, Marian ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 234 (HB 234) requires the Office of Guardianship to strengthen oversight of guardianship service providers and authorizes the Office to license professional guardians, and requires service providers, guardians, and conservators to be licensed.


H 235 INSURANCE CODE CHANGES   (Lujan, Tara L.) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 235 (HB 235) relates to insurance. HB 235 amends, repeals and enacts sections of the New Mexico Insurance Code.


H 236 PUBLIC BANKING ACT   (Roybal Caballero, Patricia ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 236 (HB 236) enacts the Public Banking Act and creates the Public Bank of New Mexico and the State Banking Fund.


H 237 PUBLIC & SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF COOPERATION   (Maestas, Antonio ) Current Location: HHHC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to deaf education by requiring greater coordination and cooperation between the New Mexico School for the Deaf and public Schools and allowing the New Mexico School for the Deaf to provide services to deaf and hard of hearing students who attend public school or contract with public schools to provide those services and creating a deaf education coordinator in the Public Education Department.


H 238 FIRE PROTECTION GRANT FUND CHANGES   (Armstrong, Gail "Missy") Current Location: PKVT View Analysis View Bill

CS Synopsis March 01, 2021: HAFCcs/HB 238: House Appropriations and Finance Committee, committee substitute for House Bill 238 increases transfers from the Fire Protection Fund to the Fire Protection Grant Fund. Provides that the Fire Protection Grant Fund will not revert at the end of a fiscal year. Removes the requirement that stipends for volunteer firefighters be provided only in underserved areas. Requires that the Fire Protection Grant Council assess the need for recruiting and retention programs for volunteer firefighters. The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2021. Original Analysis February 06, 2021: House Bill 238 (HB 238) increases transfers from the Fire Protection Fund to the Fire Protection Grant Fund. HB 238 changes the Fire Protection Grant Fund to not revert at the end of a fiscal year. HB 238 removes the requirement that stipends for volunteer firefighters be provided only in underserved areas. HB 238 is effective on July 1, 2021.


H 239 CREATE DEPUTY MINE INSPECTOR POSITION   (Armstrong, Gail "Missy") Current Location: PKVT View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 239 (HB 239) creates the position of deputy mine inspector and prescribes duties.


H 240 "CONTRACTING HOSPITAL" DEFINITION   (Fajardo, Kelly K) Current Location: PVET View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health by clarifying the definition of contracting hospital in the Hospital Funding Act.


H 241 WATER TRUST FUND MUTUAL DOMESTIC SET-ASIDE   (Herrera, Susan K) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 241 (HB 241) requires the board to set aside ten percent of an allocation for qualifying water projects from the Water Project Fund for qualifying water projects that serve mutual domestic water systems in urgent need. 2/18/2021 Synopsis: The House Agriculture and Water Resources Committee introduced a committee substitute for HB 241 (CS/HB 241 HAWC) providing that ten percent of available water project funds be dedicated to projects that serve certain mutual domestic water associations.


H 242 DENTAL EXAMS FOR STUDENTS   (Armstrong, Gail "Missy") Current Location: HHHC View Analysis View Bill

Repeals Section 22-1-14 NMSA 1978 pertaining to dental examinations for students wishing to enroll in public schools.


H 243 FARMERS' MARKET DOUBLE UP PROGRAM   (Armstrong, Gail "Missy") Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 243 (HB 243) makes an appropriation of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) for the New Mexico Department of Agriculture to implement the Farmers' Market Double Up Food Bucks Program.


H 244 ETHICS COMMISSION & SEC. OF STATE DUTIES   (Nibert, Greg ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 244 (HB244) clarifies the duties of the State Ethics Commission and the Secretary of State. It provides penalties and rulemaking authority. HB244 also requires commissioners to file annual financial disclosure statements. The bill also clarifies the venue for provision for ethics complaint court actions. It requries acknowledgement of responsibilities by political committee treasurers and provides for the resignation and replacement of treasurers.


H 245 UTILITY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM HARDENING   (Louis, Georgene ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 245 (HB 245) clarifies ambiguity in the legal wording to establish that distribution system hardening projects are included in grid modernization projects.


H 246 DEPT. OF AG ENSURES MEAT SAFETY   (Small, Nathan ) Current Location: HAWC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 246 (HB246) amends the Act by requesting authorization for the New Mexico Department of Agriculture to ensure meat safety.


H 247 AFTER SCHOOL & SUMMER PROGRAMS   (Lujan, Tara L.) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 247 (HB247) is an Act requesting an appropriation for after-school and summer enrichment programs.


H 248 INSURANCE FEE CHANGES   (Chandler, Christine ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 248 (HB 248) amends the insurance code to create, increase, and eliminate insurance fees.


H 249 NO SMOKING-PERMITTED AREAS AT RACINOS   (Madrid, Willie D) Current Location: HSEIC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 249 (HB249) Relating to health, this Act is amended to eliminate racinos from smoking-permitted areas allowed in the Dee Johnson Clean Indoor Air Act.


H 250 LONG-TERM CARE DEMENTIA TRAINING REQUIREMENTS   (Serrato, Linda ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 250 (HB250) Relates to public health; a new Act establishing long-term care facility staff dementia training requirements and certificates and providing for oversight and rulemaking by the Department of Health.


H 251 TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY IN CERTAIN CONTRACTS   (Allison, Anthony ) Current Location: HSEIC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 251 (HB251) Relating to Indian Affairs and their right to self-determination; an Act requiring tribal sovereignty in Indian managed care entity contracts with the Human Services Department.


H 252 COVID VACCINE OUTREACH & INFO   (Serrato, Linda ) Current Location: HHHC View Analysis View Bill

House Bil 252 (HB252) requests that the Department of Health (DOH) use available, allowable federal funds for outreach and education efforts about vaccines related to COVID-19.


H 253 DISCLOSURE OF CERTAIN MENTAL HEALTH INFO   (Hochman-Vigil, Dayan ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 253 (HB253) amends a section of the Children’s Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Act pertaining to disclosure of information.


H 254 LAW ENFORCEMENT USE OF DEADLY FORCE REPORTING   (Roybal Caballero, Patricia ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 254 (HB 254) provides a reporting mechanism following the use of deadly force by a peace officer that results in great bodily harm or death, and requires an independent investigation.


H 255 ALCOHOL DELIVERIES   (Maestas, Antonio ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 255 (HB255) relates to the Liquor Control Act. It provides for tax deductions for certain license holders, creates a new license, allows for alcohol delivery, and creates new taxes on alcohol. This legislation has an effective date of July 1, 2021.


H 256 ELDER WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE   (Chatfield, Jack ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 256 (HB256) requires that a task force be convened to determine the feasibility of elder workforce development opportunities in rural and tribal communities; an appropriation is also made.


H 257 SCHOOL BUS ROUTE IMPROVEMENTS   (Madrid, Willie D) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 257 (HB 257) requires school bus route improvements. HB 257 also creates a process for ranking which routes are more in-need of improvements. HB 257 requires that school bus improvements be completed using environmentally friendly materials and practices. Finally, HB 257 encourages service providers using underground transmission lines to improve their right-of-way infrastructure before starting a school bus route improvement project.


H 258 MOVE STATE PARKS TO TOURISM DEPT.   (Strickler, James R.J. ) Current Location: HENRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 258 (HB 258) transfers the State Parks division of the Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department to the Tourism Department. In doing so, HB 258 will also transfer the money, property, appropriations, functions, personnel, contractual obligations and statutory references.


H 259 CONTRACTOR & SUBCONTRACTOR REIMBURSEMENT   (Dow, Rebecca ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 259 (HB259) requires that public contracts provide for wage increases that match state minimum wage increases.


H 260 PARK PASSES FOR VETS & GOLD STAR FAMILIES   (Hernandez, Joshua Nathaniel) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 260 (HB 260) will allow for free state park passes to be issued to military veterans, and to the immediate family members of a gold star recipient.


H 261 UNM DATA FOR MUNI INCORPORATION PETITIONS   (Madrid, Willie D) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 261 (HB 261) provides that a petition for municipal incorporation shall use population data provided by the University of New Mexico Bureau of Business and Economic Research.


H 262 ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM TAX CREDIT   (Sarinana, Debra Mari ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 262 (HB 262) creates the energy storage system income tax credit. It requires the Taxation and Revenue Department to provide an annual report and the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department to contribute to that annual report. 2/23/21 The House Energy and Natural Resources Committee introduced a committee substitute for HB 262 (CS/HB 262 HENRC). It creates the energy storage system income tax credit and requires the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department to establish an energy system tax credit installation website. HB 262CS HENRC requires reports.


H 263 POLICE USE OF FORCE REPORTING   (Roybal Caballero, Patricia ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 263 (HB 263) provides a reporting mechanism following the use of deadly force by a peace officer that results in great bodily harm or death, and requires an independent investigation.


H 264 COUNTY RECEIPT & DISPOSAL OF PUBLIC PROPERTY   (Gallegos, Doreen Y) Current Location: HLLC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 264 (HB 264) exempts counties from requirements applicable to local public bodies for the sale or other disposal of public property and maintains the ability of counties to receive donations of public property from state agencies and other governmental agencies.


H 265 NATURAL RESOURCES & LANDS PROTECTION   (Ortez, Kristina ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Amended Synopsis March 02, 2021: HSEICa1/HENRCcs1/HB 265: House State Government, Elections and Indian Affairs Committee amendment 1 of House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee, committee substitute for House Bill 265 amends the Natural Lands Protection Act and the Natural Heritage Conservation Act. Allows the state to acquire land for conservation and protection purposes without a corporation partner. Authorizes the award of grants to political subdivisions for the acquisition of open spaces and natural areas that are unique and ecologically significant lands. Reorganizes provisions related to requirements for corporation participation into a new section of the Natural Lands Protection Act. Provides additional factors for the prioritization of projects under the Natural Lands Protection Act. Adds additional state agency members to the Natural Lands Protection Committee. Renames a fund and authorizes this Natural Lands and Heritage Conservation Fund to be used for purposes of the Natural Lands Protection Act. Revises powers and duties; makes conforming changes to the NMSA 1978, and makes an appropriation. CS Synopsis February 22, 2021: HENRCcs/HB 265: The House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee, committee substitute for House Bill 265 amends the Natural Lands Protection Act and the Natural Heritage Conservation Act. Allows the state to acquire land for conservation and protection purposes without a corporation partner. Reorganizes provisions related to requirements for corporation participation into a new section of the Natural Lands Protection Act. Provides additional factors for the prioritization of projects under the Natural Lands Protection Act. Adds additional state agency members to the Natural Lands Protection Committee. Renames a fund. Authorizes the Natural Lands and Heritage Conservation Fund to be used for purposes of the Natural Lands Protection Act. Revises powers and duties. Makes conforming changes to the NMSA 1978. Makes an appropriation. Original Synopsis February 10, 2021: House Bill 265 (HB 265) changed the Natural Lands Protection Act and the Natural Heritage Conservation Act. HB 265 allows the state to acquire land for conservation and protection purposes without a corporate partner. HB 265 provides additional factors for the prioritization of projects under the Natural Lands Protection Act. HB 265 adds additional state agency members to the Natural Lands Protection Committee. HB 265 renames a fund. HB 265 authorizes the Natural Lands and Heritage Conservation Fund to be used for purposes of the Natural Lands Protection Act. HB 265 revises powers and duties. HB 265 makes an appropriation.


H 266 SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER LICENSES   (Figueroa, Natalie ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 266 (HB 266) changes the requirements for an alternative level one teaching license for special education teachers. HB 266 grandfathers current licensees.


H 267 TOURISM DEPT. PROGRAMS & SERVICES   (Dixon, Meridith ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 267 (HB 267) makes three separate nonrecurring General Fund appropriations to the Tourism Department in FY2022 and FY2023. Purposes are to 1) provide destination marketing services and support to certain business improvement districts; 2) provide technical assistance to tourism events through a Tourism Event Revitalization Program; and 3) develop a Tourism Industry Career Advancement Pilot Program.


H 268 CORONAVIRUS & WORKERS' COMP   (Hochman-Vigil, Dayan ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 268 (HB 268) amends Workers’ compensation to create a presumption that coronavirus disease 2019 is an injury by accident arising out of and in the course of employment for essential employees. HB 268 permits employers to rebut the presumption and defines “essential employee.” HB 268 prohibits workers’ compensation insurers from using coronavirus disease 2018 claims in developing rating plants. Declares an emergency.


H 269 MEDICAL RECORD DISCLOSURE   (Cook, Zachary J) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 269 (HB269) Relating to medical records by allowing disclosures for treatment, payment, and other activities.


H 270 AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES   (Garcia, Harry ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Amended Synopsis March 14, 2021: STBTCa1/Hflsub2/HCEDCcs1/HB 270: Senate Tax, Business and Transportation Committee amendment 1 of House floor substitute 2, which replaced the House Commerce & Economic Development Committee, committee substitute 1 for House Bill 270 that adds definitions to the Motor Vehicle Code and provides for autonomous motor vehicles; requires permits; and allows platooning of motor vehicles is now effective on January 1, 2023. House Floor 2nd Substitute Synopsis March 06, 2021: Hflsub2/HCEDCcs1/HB 270: House floor substitute for House Commerce and Economic Development Committee, committee substitute 1 for House Bill 270 adds definitions to the Motor Vehicle Code and provides for autonomous motor vehicles, requiring permits, and allows platooning of motor vehicles. The effective date of this act is July 1, 2022. CS 1 Synopsis March 02, 2021: HCEDCcs1/HB 270: House Commerce and Economic Development Committee, committee substitute for House Bill 270 adds definitions to the Motor Vehicle Code. Provides for autonomous motor vehicles. Requires permits. Allows platooning of motor vehicles. The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2022. Original Analysis February 10, 2021: House Bill 270 (HB 270) adds definitions to the Motor Vehicle Code. HB 270 provides for autonomous motor vehicles. HB 270 requires permits. HB 270 requires rulemaking by the Department of Transportation. HB 270 allows platooning of motor vehicles. HB 270 prohibits a political subdivision of the state, by ordinance, resolution, or any other means, from prohibiting the use of an autonomous motor vehicle or autonomous commercial motor vehicle within the jurisdictional boundaries of the political subdivision solely on the basis of the motor vehicle being equipped with an automated driving system. HB 270 is effective on January 1, 2022.


H 271 DEPOSIT OF CERTAIN FEES IN MOTOR TRANS FUND   (Harper, Jason C. ) Current Location: PKVT View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 271 (HB 271) provides that fees imposed by the federal Unified Carrier Registration Act of 2005 shall be deposited in the Motor Transportation Fee Fund. It makes an appropriation.


H 272 HEALTH EASY ENROLLMENT PROGRAM   (Thomson, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

HB 272 relates to health by providing for the establishment and implementation of the Easy Enrollment Program and identifying uninsured individuals and providing outreach to facilitate their enrollment in free or low-cost health insurance plans.


H 273 SENTENCING COMMISSION CRIMINAL CODE REDRAFT   (Chasey, Gail C.) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 273 (HB 273) appropriates $500,000 to the New Mexico Sentencing Commission to redraft the criminal code.


H 274 RETURN & RELOCATION ACT   (Serrato, Linda ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 274 relates to economic development and enacts the Return and Relocation Act. HB 274 directs the economic development department to create a loan repayment pilot program to assist businesses to recruit and retain eligible participants. HB 274 creates a fund and makes an appropriation.


H 275 FALLEN OFFICER SIGNAGE ON HIGHWAYS   (Powdrell-Culbert, Jane E) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

Floor Substitute Synopsis March 01, 2021: Hflsub1/HB 275: House floor substitute for House Bill 275 relates to New Mexico Law Enforcement Officers killed in the line of duty while on a state highway or highway easement. Requires installation of memorial highway signs provided for in this act, called Fallen Officer signage. Original Synopsis February 12, 2021: House Bill 275 (HB 275) relates to state highways and highway easements. HB 275 requires the State Transportation Commission to design and install Fallen Officer highway signage. HB 275 directs the New Mexico Department of Transportation to collect donations for the Fallen Officer signage and to install that signage near the site of the officer's death, and within three months of the donation. HB 275 is effective on July 1, 2021.


H 276 CRIME OF TARGETED RESIDENTIAL PICKETING   (Harper, Jason C. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

CS 1 Synopsis March 08, 2021: HJCcs1/HB 276: The House Judiciary Committee, committee substitute for House Bill 276 creates the crime of targeted residential picketing in the Criminal Code. A misdemeanor penalty is created. Original Synopsis February 13, 2021: House Bill 276 (HB 276) creates the crime of targeted residential picketing. HB 276 creates a misdemeanor penalty. HB 276 provides definitions.


H 277 PUBLIC RETIREE BENEFICIARY DESIGNATION   (Harper, Jason C. ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 277 (HB 277) provides additional options to change the survivor beneficiary for retired members of public employment who have designated a spouse as a survivor beneficiary.


H 278 MANUFACTURING SERVICES GROSS RECEIPTS   (Harper, Jason C. ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 278 (HB 278) amends Taxation to add manufacturing service providers to a gross receipts tax deduction for manufacturers. HB 278 provides a gross receipts tax deduction for certain business services.


H 279 NO GOV. RESTRICTIONS ON GUN & AMMO STORES   (Lord, Stefanie ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 279 (HB 279) prohibits restrictions by the governor or by the department of health against the operation or conduct of business by certain firearm or ammunition-related businesses.


H 280 LOW-INCOME REMOTE SCHOOLING REIMBURSEMENT   (Terrazas, Luis M) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 280 (HB 280) makes an appropriation to provide reimbursement to low-income parents for school expenses for students having to attend public school remotely. Declares and emergency.


H 281 PUBLICATION OF ADDITIONS TO GEN APPROP ACT   (Townsend, James G) Current Location: HSEIC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 281 (HB 281) requires publication of the list of legislators, state agencies and the governor who proposed additions and deletions, including language, adopted for the General Appropriation Act. It declares an emergency.


H 282 EXTERNAL DIPLOMA PROGRAM   (Trujillo, Christine ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to education by requiring the Public Education Program Department to collaborate with the Higher Education Department to administer the External Diploma Program and amending the definition of “qualified student “and providing requirements to receive funds. HB 272 also makes an appropriation.


H 283 NO FILM TAX CREDITS FOR CERTAIN FILMS   (Lane, T. Ryan ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to Film Production Tax Credit Act by excluding from receiving a tax credit pursuant to the Act, a film that contains sexually explicit conduct and that most parents would consider patently too adult for their children aged seventeen and under, in the view of a Board or Association commonly known in the industry to issue ratings for films exhibited and distributed commercially to the public in the United States


H 284 ADMIN HEARINGS FOR SOME CYFD ACTIONS   (Dow, Rebecca ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 284 (HB 284) provides an administrative hearing process for certain actions of the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD). HB 284 requires the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) to reimburse the administrative hearings office for the costs of a contract hearing officer. HB 284 allows a hearing officer, at any hearing, to administer oaths and to issue subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses and the production of relevant evidence. HB 284 requires the findings of fact and conclusions of law of the hearing officer to be made and served upon all parties of record within thirty calendar days following the hearing. HB 284 requires the administrative hearings office and the hearing officer to maintain the confidentiality of any information provided during the hearing that would have otherwise been confidential pursuant to the Children's Code. HB 284 establishes procedures.


H 285 CAPITAL OUTLAY PROJECTS   (Martinez, Javier I) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

CS 1 Synopsis March 15, 2021: HTRCcs1/HB 285: House Taxation and Revenue Committee, committee substitute 1 for House Bill 285 authorizes the issuance of severance tax bonds; authorizes expenditures from certain funds and balances; clarifies conditions for the issuance of bonds; establishes conditions for the expenditure of severance tax bond proceeds; provides contingent authorization to the Public Education Department to request budget increases for certain capital expenditures; establishes conditions for the reversion of unexpended balances; makes appropriations; and declares an emergency. Original Synopsis February 18, 2021: House Bill 285 (HB 285) authorizes the issuance of Severance Tax Bonds. HB 285 authorizes expenditures from certain funds and balances. HB 285 clarifies conditions for the issuance of bonds. HB 285 establishes conditions for the expenditure of Severance Tax Bond proceeds. HB 285 provides contingent authorization to the Public Education Department to request budget increases for certain capital expenditures. HB 285 establishes conditions for the reversion of unexpended balances. HB 285 makes appropriations and declares an emergency.


H 286 LAW ENFORCEMENT LICENSURE   (Maestas, Antonio ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 286 (HB 286) applies the procedures of the Uniform Licensing Act to the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy Board; requires that the Regulation and Licensing Board, instead of the Public Safety Advisory Commission, administer suspensions or revocations of police officer certifications; eliminates the appeal process; abolishes the Public Safety Advisory Commission, and repeals the Peace Officer’s Employer-Employee Relations Act.


H 287 ACCESS TO CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE SVCS.   (Johnson, D. Wonda ) Current Location: PVET View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 287 (HB 287) requires the Public Education Department (PED) to convene a Task Force to conduct an asset mapping and gap analysis of Public School Students’ access to culturally appropriate social services throughout the state. HB 287 makes an appropriation.


H 288 NM GAMING REFORM COMMISSION   (Lara, Raymundo ) Current Location: HSEIC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 288 (HB288) Relating to gaming by creating the New Mexico Gaming Reform Commission and requiring that the Commission provide recommendations for conducting gaming in New Mexico and requiring a report by November 15, 2021, and declaring an emergency.


H 289 COLLEGE FACULTY MINIMUM WAGE   (Trujillo, Christine ) Current Location: HCAL View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 289 (HB 289) relating to higher education sets a minimum wage for non-tenure-track faculty at colleges and universities. HB 289 extends eligibility for unemployment benefits for non-tenure-track faculty at colleges and universities.


H 290 VOTER ROLL CLEANUP TASK FORCE   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 290 (HB 290) creates the Voter Roll Cleanup Task Force which must study and provide recommendations to ensure the accuracy of New Mexico voter rolls.


H 291 TAX CHANGES   (Martinez, Javier I) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 291 (HB 291) makes several tax changes: modifies and expands personal income tax brackets; raises the maximum income to qualify for the Low-Income Comprehensive Tax Rebate; raises the Working Families Tax Credit to 20% of the federal income credit and lowers the minimum age to qualify to 18; limits the capital gains deduction to $1,000 or 40% of the gains for sale of a New Mexico business; and limits an increase in property tax to 10% of property that is not the owner’s primary residence.


H 292 EDUCATION FREEDOM ACCOUNT ACT   (Cook, Zachary J) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 292 (HB 292) relates to education. HB 292 enacts the Freedom Education Account Act and provides for Education Freedom Accounts. HB 292 establishes permitted uses and provides procedures and application requirements. Declares an emergency.


H 293 INCREASE CERTAIN MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCES   (Brown, Cathrynn N) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 293 (HB 293) increases mandatory minimum sentences for certain criminal sexual offenses against children, and increases sentencing enhancements for habitual offenders.


H 294 GAMING REVENUE TO LOTTERY TUITION FUND   (Lente, Derrick ) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 294 (HB 294) distributes a portion of the Indian gaming revenue from the General Fund to the Lottery Tuition Fund. The distribution to the Lottery Tuition Fund will not exceed twenty million dollars ($20,000,000) in any fiscal year. HB 294 provides guidelines. HB 294 is effective on July 1, 2021.


H 295 STUDY EFFECT OF NO TAX ON MILITARY RETIREMENT   (Terrazas, Luis M) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 295 (HB 295) provides $50,000 for a study on the impact of making changes to the taxability of military retirement income.


H 296 CAPITAL OUTLAY REAUTHORIZATIONS   (Martinez, Javier I) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

CS 1 Synopsis March 10, 2021: HTRCcs1/HB 296: House Taxation and Revenue Committee, committee substitute 1 for House Bill 296 reauthorizes or re-appropriates balances, expands or changes purposes, extends expenditure periods, clarifies project locations, changes agencies and establishes conditions for the reversion or transfer of unexpended balances of appropriations made by the legislature in prior years. This act declares an emergency. Original Synopsis February 20, 2021: House Bill 296 (HB 296) reauthorizes or re-appropriates balances, expands or changes purposes, extends expenditure periods, changes agencies, and establishes conditions for the reversion or transfer of unexpended balances of appropriations made by the legislature in prior years. HB 296 declares an emergency.


H 297 WORKFORCE & ECONOMIC PROSPERITY ACT   (Rubio, Angelica ) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 297 (HB 297) addresses economic development through enacting the Workforce and Economic Prosperity Act. HB 297 creates the Workforce and Economic Prosperity Council. HB 297 requires the development of a statewide framework to develop a clean energy workforce, expand economic inclusion and develop a sustainable economy. HB 297 directs the adoption of rules to foster inclusion in workforce development and procurement. Requires annual report.


H 298 STATE ENGINEER HEARINGS BY VIDEOCONFERENCE   (Stansbury, Melanie A) Current Location: HAWC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 298 (HB 298) provides for hearings to be held in Santa Fe or by video conference. It declares an emergency.


H 299 IMPROVEMENT SPECIAL ASSESSMENT ACT   (Small, Nathan ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

2nd Amended Synopsis March 09, 2021: Hfla2/HB 299: House Floor amendment 2 for House Bill 299 enacts the Improvement Special Assessment Act. This act authorizes counties to impose, administer, and disburse special assessments to encourage the development of certain property improvements. Definitions are provided. Original Synopsis February 20, 2021: House Bill 299 (HB 299) enacts the Improvement Special Assessment Act. HB 299 authorizes counties to impose, administer, and disburse special assessments to encourage the development of certain property improvements. HB 299 repeals the Solar Energy Improvement Special Assessment Act. HB 299 provides definitions.


H 300 STATE LEADERSHIP PILOT PROGRAM   (Stansbury, Melanie A) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 300 (HB 300) establishes for state employees a pilot leadership, management and pipeline development program in the General Services Department. HB 300 requires evaluation and development of training for certain abilities and requires a report. Makes an appropriation.


H 301 LEGISLATIVE PROCESS REVIEW COMMISSION   (Rubio, Angelica ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 301 (HB 301) creates the Legislative Process Review Commission for the purpose of reviewing and developing policy proposals to improve the legislative process. It requires a report by 31 October 2022.


H 302 FINANCIAL LITERACY FOR GRADUATION   (Brown, Cathrynn N) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 302 (HB 302) makes changes to public education by amending graduation requirements and requiring one-half unit of financial literacy prior to graduation.


H 303 UNLAWFUL LIQUOR LICENSE INDUCEMENTS   (Cook, Zachary J) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 303 (HB 303) specifies unlawful inducements for certain liquor licensees.


H 304 WOMEN'S SPORTS PROTECTION ACT   (Cook, Zachary J) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

Relates to sports by enacting the Women’s Sports Protection Act and providing for designations of athletic teams based on biological sex, and requiring schools to prohibit male participation on female athletic teams, and prohibiting adverse actions against schools complying with the Women’s Sports Protection Act, and providing for civil causes of action.


H 305 CONTRACT SVCS FOR SOME JUVENILE OFFENDERS   (Harper, Jason C. ) Current Location: HHHC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to behavioral health by requiring the Human Services Department to contract for services to assist juvenile offenders deemed incompetent to stand trial, and allowing juvenile treatment in certain circumstances and repealing conflicting Sections of law by repealing Laws 2019, Chapter 211, Section 1.


H 306 CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE TIME LIMITS   (Lord, Stefanie ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 306 (HB 306) places a 90-day limit on decisions regarding a concealed handgun license, and places a 60-day limit on a concealed handgun license renewal.


H 307 LAW ENFORCEMENT TORT IMMUNITY EXCEPTIONS   (Lord, Stefanie ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 307 (HB 307) narrows exceptions to immunity for law enforcement officers.


H 349 "FALSE ADVERTISING" DEFINITIONS   (Lujan, Tara L.) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 349 (HB 349) includes unauthorized use of intellectual property in the definition of false advertising.


H 350 MOVIE THEATER GROSS RECEIPTS   (Dow, Rebecca ) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 350 (HB 350) provides a time-limited Gross Receipts Tax deduction for the sale of movie tickets and food and drinks by a theater.


H 351 SOS CERTIFICATIONS OF SOME VOTING MACHINES   (Pettigrew, Randall T) Current Location: HSEIC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 351 (HB 351) prohibits the Secretary of State from certifying voting machines acquired from companies based outside of the United states.


H 352 PRIVATE DETENTION FACILITY MORATORIUM ACT   (Serrato, Linda ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 352 (HB 352) enacts the Private Detention Facility Moratorium Act and removes authorization to enter into contracts or agreements with private independent contractors for the operation of detention facilities. It provides for recommended termination of contracts for operation of jails under certain circumstances and makes the operation of a private detention facility unlawful. HB 352 prohibits public funding of private detention facilities. It creates the Detention Facility Economic Development Assistance Fund and the Detention Facility Displaced Worker Assistance Fund. It requires annual reports and repeals sections 33-1-17 and 33-3-26 NMSA 1978. HB 352 declares an emergency. 3/4/2021 The House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee introduced a committee substitute for HB 352 (CS/HB 352 HCPAC) that enacts the Private Detention Facility Moratorium Act. It removes authorization to enter into contracts or agreements with private independent contractors for the operation of detention facilities and creates the Private Detention Facilities Transition Task Force. CS/HB 352 HCPAC repeals Sections 33-1-17 and 33-3-26 NMSA 1978 and declares an emergency.


H 353 STOLEN FIREARM VERIFICATION   (Dixon, Meridith ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 353 (HB 353) provides that the failure to verify that a firearm was not stolen is presumed knowledge by the recipient of the firearm that the firearm was stolen.


HCR 1 REQUESTS FOR LEGISLATION DEADLINE   (Ely, Daymon ) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Concurrent Resolution 1 (HCR 1) provides that requests to draft or prepare a bill must be done by the 24th day of the session.


HJM 1 SANJEEV ARORA, M.D. FOR NOBEL PRIZE   (Garcia, Miguel P) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Memorial 1 (HJM 1) requests the dean of the School of Medicine, Office of the Chancellor of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, to nominate Sanjeev Arora, M.D., for the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. The Legislative Health and Human Services Committee requested HJM 1 be introduced.


HJM 2 LEGISLATIVE ECONOMIC POLICY COUNCIL   (Maestas, Antonio ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Memorial 2 (HJM 2) requests the New Mexico Legislative Council to create a Legislative Economic Policy Council.


HJM 3 WAIVE OIL & GAS PERMIT BAN ON FED LANDS   (Townsend, James G) Current Location: HENRC View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Resolution 3 (HJR 3) requests the administration of the president of the United States to waive the suspension of new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits for federal lands.


HJM 4 19TH AMENDMENT PLAQUE IN CAPITOL   (Stapleton, Sheryl Williams ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Memorial 4 (HJM 4) requests the New Mexico Legislative Council to install a plaque in the state Capitol presented by the New Mexico state organization, Daughters of the American Revolution, to recognize the significance of the one-hundredth (100th) anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth (19th) Amendment to the United States Constitution giving women the right to vote.


HJM 5 STUDY EFFECTS OF FUNDING FORMULA CHANGES   (Stapleton, Sheryl Williams ) Current Location: PASS View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Memorial 5 (HJM 5) asks the Legislative Education Study Committee and Legislative Finance Committee to appoint a joint subcommittee to study the effect changes in the Public School Code have had on the public school funding formula.


HJR 1 PERMANENT FUND FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD, CA   (Maestas, Antonio ) Current Location: PASS View Analysis View Bill

2/9/2021 House Joint Resolution 1 (HJR 1) proposes an amendment to Article 12, Section 7 of the NM Constitution to provide for additional annual distributions of the permanent funds, including distributions from the permanent school fund, for early childhood educational services. The US Congress must approve this amendment 2/9/2021 The House Education Committee introduced a committee substitute for HJR 1 (CS/HJR 1 (CS/HJR 1 HEC ) proposes an amendment to Article 12, Section 7 of the NM Constitution to provide for additional annual distributions of the permanent funds, including distributions from the permanent school fund, for early childhood educational services. The US Congress must approve this amendment. 3/16/2021 The Senate Finance Committee amended CS/HJR 1 HEC (CS/HJR 1A SFC) by clarifying that certain distributions will be from the permanent school fund and by expanding the purposes of the constitutional provision to include enhanced instruction for students at risk of failure, extending the school year, teacher compensation and early childhood education It requires congressional approval for distributions for early childhood education.


HJR 1 TIMING OF SPECIAL SESSIONS, CA   (Townsend, James G) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Resolution 1 (HJR 1) proposes a state constitutional amendment that prohibits convening of a special session within 90 days of a regular session unless the governor has declared an emergency.


HJR 2 VETERAN PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION, CA   (Alcon, Eliseo Lee) Current Location: HRC View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Resolution 2 (HJR 2) proposes an amendment to the Constitution to expand the existing property tax exemption for disabled veterans and their surviving partners.


HJR 3 VETERAN PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION, CA   (Alcon, Eliseo Lee) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Resolution 3 (HJR 3) proposes an amendment to the Constitution to increase the existing property tax exemption for honorably discharged veterans and their surviving partners.


HJR 4 CONDITIONS FOR DENIAL OF BAIL, CA   (Rehm, William ) Current Location: HSEIC View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Resolution 4 (HJR 0004) proposes amendments to Article 2, Section 13 of the NM Constitution that will allow conditions for denial of bail to be set by the legislature. It removes the requirement that bail denial decisions be made by a court of record and the limitation of bail denial to defendants charged with a felony. HJR 4 clarifies that bail may be denied if no release conditions will reasonably ensure the appearance of the person as required and removes court procedural directions.


HJR 5 RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH & HARVEST WILDLIFE, CA   (Baldonado, Alonzo ) Current Location: HENRC View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Resolution 5 (HJR 5) proposes to amend Article 2 of the NM Constitution by adding a new section to protect the right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife.


HJR 6 TERMINATION OF EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS, CA   (Nibert, Greg ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Resolution 6 (HJR 6) proposes an amendment to Article 4 of the NM Constitution to provide that a declaration of a state of emergency pursuant to a power granted to the governor by law terminates after ninety days unless the governor calls the legislature into special session to address the circumstances of the emergency. HJR 6 requires a three-fifths' vote of the legislature to restrict, suspend or terminate the emergency declaration.


HJR 7 SCHOOL FUNDING FOR HOME OR PRIVATE SCHOOL, CA   (Strickler, James R.J. ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Resolution 7 (HJR 7) proposes to amend Articles 4, 9 and 12 of the NM Constitution, with the approval of Congress, to allow for the distribution of public school funding to parents or legal guardians of school-age children for home school or private school or for public school distance education under certain circumstances.


HJR 8 RIGHT TO HUNT AND FISH, CA   (Cook, Zachary J) Current Location: HENRC View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Resolution 8 (HJR 8) proposes to amend Article 2 of the NM Constitution by adding a new section to preserve the right to hunt and fish.


HJR 9 PUBLIC ASSISTANCE FOR INFRASTRUCTURE DEV, CA   (Allison, Anthony ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

CS Synopsis February 23, 2021: HJCcs/HJR 9: House Judiciary Committee, committee substitute for House Joint Resolution 9 proposes to amend Article 9, Section 14 of the Constitution of New Mexico to allow public assistance in the development of infrastructure that allows essential household electric, internet, natural gas, water, wastewater and other service connections to domiciles upon the enactment by a majority vote of the members elected to each house of the legislature of implementing legislation. Original Synopsis February 06, 2021: House Joint Resolution 9 (HJR 9) proposes to amend Article 9, Section 14 of the Constitution of New Mexico to allow public assistance in the development of infrastructure that allows essential household electric, internet, natural gas, water, and wastewater connections to domiciles upon the enactment by a majority vote of the members elected to each House of the legislature of implementing legislation.


HJR 10 DENIAL OF BAIL, CA   (Sweetser, Candie G) Current Location: HSEIC View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Resolution 10 (HJR 10) proposes an amendment to Article 2, Section 13 of the NM Constitution to add flight risk and interference with the criminal process as circumstances for which bail maybe denied. It establishes a rebuttable presumption of detention for offenses subject to a life sentence and to provide for additional rebuttable presumptions that may be established by law.


HJR 11 PUBLIC FUNDS FOR PRIVATE SCHOOLS, CA   (Cook, Zachary J) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Resolution 11 (HJR 11) proposes to amend Article 4, Section 31, Article (, Section 14 and Article 12, Section 3 of the constitution of new Mexico to allow for the appropriation of public funds for private educational purposes.


HJR 12 PUBLIC OFFICER SALARY COMMISSION, CA   (Ely, Daymon ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Resolution 12 (HJR 12) proposes to amend the NM Constitution by creating a Public Officer Salary Commission to establish and limit the salaries of elected state officers and other public officers as provided by law. It repeals the constitutional provision providing for legislative per diem and mileage and the prohibition of legislative compensation. HJR 12 amends or repeals constitutional provisions for the establishment of certain executive and judicial salaries by law. 3/12/2021 The Senate Rules Committee amended SJR 12A Fl ( HJR 12A SRC) by deleting the house of representatives floor amendment. It proposes to amend Article 5, Section 17 of the NM Constitution by granting to the State Ethics Commission the sole authority to review and establish salaries every two years for all elected state officers and by removing existing legislative authority to set certain state elective officer salaries.


HJR 13 LEGISLATIVE SESSION CHANGES, CA   (Montoya, Rodney "Rod" D) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Resolution 13 (HJR 13) proposes to amend the New Mexico constitution to change the length of regular legislative sessions, the dates on which regular legislative sessions begin, the types of bills that can be considered during regular legislative sessions and the effective dates of bills passed during legislative sessions.


HJR 14 LOS LUNAS LAND TRANSFER   (Baldonado, Alonzo ) Current Location: PASS View Analysis View Bill

House Joint Resolution 14 (HJR 14) authorizes the General Services Department to grant easements for a road over seven parcels of land consisting of 32.2076 acres of land, more or less, to the Village of Los Lunas for the use of an east-west traffic relief corridor and interchange with Interstate 25.


HM 1 STUDY REGIONAL LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER UNITS   (Herrera, Susan K) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 1 (HM 1) requests the New Mexico Department of Agriculture to study the economic benefits of regional mobile livestock slaughter units to make it easier for small ranchers to have their livestock slaughtered, cut and wrapped for personal use or intrastate sale.


HM 2 PUBLIC HEALTH TASK FORCE   (Armstrong, Gail "Missy") Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

Requesting the Secretary of Health to convene a public health task force to recommend strategies for improving public health infrastructure in New Mexico.


HM 3 "HENDREN ROAD"   (Chatfield, Jack ) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 3 (HM 3) requests the State Transportation Commission to name a frontage road in Quay County along Interstate 40 from Montoya to Tucumcari Hendren Road in honor of the Hendren family. 2/23/2021 The House Transportation, Public Works and Capital Improvements Committee amended HM 3 (HM 3 HTPWC) by clarifying that the request to name the frontage road in Quay County along Interstate 40 from Montoya to Tucumcari should be Lucian Hendren Sr. Road.


HM 4 NEW MEXICO- TAIWAN RELATIONS   (Louis, Georgene ) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 4 (HM 4) supports strengthening relations between New Mexico, the United States, and Taiwan in trade, the exchange of visits by officials, and supporting Taiwan's participation in international organizations.


HM 5 "HARDING COUNTY DAY"   (Chatfield, Jack ) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 5 (HM 5) declares March 4, 2021, as Harding County Day in the House of Representatives and celebrates Harding County's one-hundredth anniversary.


HM 6 "NM HIGHLANDS DAY"   (Castellano, Ambrose M) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 6 (HM6) declares February 11, 2021, as New Mexico Highlands Day in the House of Representatives.


HM 7 HISPANICS, OUTDOOR RECREATION & PUBLIC LANDS   (Castellano, Ambrose M) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 7 (HM 7) recognizes Hispanics Enjoying Camping, Hunting, and the Outdoors (HECHO) and supports a New Mexico Public Lands Conservation Leadership Council to help elevate the vital importance of Hispanic culture, traditions and perspectives in strengthening the advancement of the conservation of public lands and waters for future generations. HM 7 finds: • Hispanics have a strong connection to the nation's diverse landscapes and practice centuries-old traditions that require the protection of public lands and waters and are foundational to New Mexican heritage; • Querencia, love of the land, is a principal that gives priority to conservation of land, water and natural resources and is a pillar of Hispanics Enjoying Camping, Hunting, and the Outdoors (HECHO); • HECHO provides a platform for Hispanic voices concerning these principles; • HECHO is working toward building g a robust Public Lands Conservation Leadership Council in New Mexico and encourages everyone to join and support this effort and HECHO's mission; • There is a need for effective policies that safeguard public lands for all; and • Hispanic leaders endeavor to be widely recognized for contributions to public land conservation. HM 7 requests: • Legislative recognition of the importance of public participation of all New Mexicans, including Hispanic New Mexicans, in decisions and processes concerning public lands and waters; • Legislative support of HECHO’s creation of a Public Lands Conservation Leadership Council • Legislative recognition of the important role that HECHO fills in ensuring that Hispanic Americans and Hispano cultural and traditional uses of the land are included in decisions about public lands and waters; • Legislative recognition of HECHO’s role in connecting and uniting Hispanic leaders to engage their communities and foster these traditional values; and • The governor, members of the US congressional delegation, the commissioner of public lands, the NM state director of the federal Bureau of Land Management, the director of the Intermountain Regional Office of the National Park Service, the director of the Department of Game and Fish, the Southwest regional director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the regional forester of the Southwestern regional office of the US Forest Service receive a copy of HM 7.


HM 8 STEPHEN HENRY PERRY, IN HONOR   (Townsend, James G) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 8 (HM 8) honors Stephen Henry Perry and recognizes his outstanding community service to New Mexico.


HM 9 JOHNNY COPE, IN MEMORY   (Pettigrew, Randall T) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 9 (HM 9) remembers Johnny Cope and recognizes his community service.


HM 10 NEW WATER APPROPRIATIONS & PUBLIC WELFARE   (Pettigrew, Randall T) Current Location: HAWC View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 10 (HM 10) requests the state engineer to establish or otherwise define the type of facts and public policy that will determine whether granting an application for a new appropriation of water will be detrimental to the public welfare of the state.


HM 11 "I LOVE RIO RANCHO DAY"   (Hernandez, Joshua Nathaniel) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 11 (HM 11) declares 15 February 2021 I Love Rio Rancho Day in the house of representatives.


HM 12 "INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF CAVES & KARST"   (Armstrong, Gail "Missy") Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 12 (HM 12) requests the governor to issue a proclamation recognizing 2021 as the International Year of Caves and Karst.


HM 13 NORTH NM SATELLITE PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING CTR   (Romero, Andrea ) Current Location: PASS View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 13 (HM 13) requests the Secretary of Public Safety to convene a working group to discuss the creation of a satellite law enforcement and first respondent training center in Northern New Mexico.


HM 14 "FFA DAY"   (Townsend, James G) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

Celebrating the FFA Youth Organization by declaring February 23, 2021 as “FFA Day” in the House of Representatives.


HM 15 "FABIOLA CABEZA DE BACA GILBERT DAY"   (Castellano, Ambrose M) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

HM 15 request that the Governor to declare May 16, 2021 as Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert Day in New Mexico.


HM 16 CATRON COUNTY CENTENNIAL   (Armstrong, Gail "Missy") Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 16 (HM 16) celebrates the 100th anniversary of the formation of Catron County.


HM 17 JAMES P. WHITE, IN MEMORY   (Garcia, Miguel P) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

Honoring James “Jim” White and recognizing his outstanding service to New Mexico.


HM 18 TEACHER WORKFORCE TASK FORCE   (Figueroa, Natalie ) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 18 (HM 18) requests the secretaries of higher education and public education to convene a task force to be in place until September 1, 2023, to study how to increase the number of teachers in New Mexico, specifically to meet the needs of students who are Native Americans, learning English, have disabilities or are low-income as identified in the Martinez and Yazzie v. State of New Mexico lawsuit.


HM 19 INTERNET ACCESS FOR TEACHERS   (Castellano, Ambrose M) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 19 (HM 19) asks the public education department to financially help school districts provide internet access to teachers in the state under certain circumstances.


HM 20 USE OF EMERGING ROADWAY TECHNOLOGIES   (Madrid, Willie D) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 20 (HM 20) asks the U.S. president, federal secretary of transportation and Congress to include in the next federal infrastructure bill mandates and incentives for the use of emerging roadway technology that promotes building roads in cost-effective and environmentally friendly ways.


HM 21 USE FED FUND FOR UNEMPLOYMENT FUND   (Dow, Rebecca ) Current Location: HCEDC View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 21 (HM 21) asks the governor of New Mexico to replenish the state Unemployment Compensation Fund with federal relief funds.


HM 22 "GRANT COUNTY DAY"   (Dow, Rebecca ) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 22 (HM 22) proclaims February 2, 2021, Grant County Day in the New Mexico House of Representatives.


HM 23 NATIVE AMERICAN INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT   (Montoya, Rodney "Rod" D) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 23 (HM 23) asks the federal government and New Mexico’s congressional delegation to collaborate with New Mexico Indian nations, tribes and pueblos to increase investments in native infrastructure and reduce poverty among Native American populations.


HM 24 STUDY FUNDING FORMULA AT-RISK INDEX   (Dow, Rebecca ) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 24 (HM 24) asks the state public education department to develop a new at-risk index for New Mexico’s public school funding formula.


HM 25 STUDY SCHOOL CHOICE BENEFITS & FUNDING   (Dow, Rebecca ) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 25 (HM 25) asks the Legislative Education Study Committee to study the benefits of school choice and ways to fund more school choice in New Mexico.


HM 26 DEVELOP EDUCATION PLAN FOR YAZZIE LAWSUIT   (Lente, Derrick ) Current Location: PASS View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 26 (HM 26) asks the New Mexico Public Education Department to develop a plan to address the consolidated Yazzie/Martinez v. state of New Mexico court decision and to provide the Legislature with annual reports on implementation of the plan.


HM 27 PARITY PAY TASK FORCE   (Dow, Rebecca ) Current Location: PASS View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 27 (HM 27) asks the Legislative Finance Committee to establish a task force to look at how personal care service and child care providers are reimbursed by the state of New Mexico.


HM 28 HOYT PATTISON, IN MEMORY   (Crowder, Randall ) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 28 (HM 28) honors former state Rep. Hoyt Pattison, who died on March 3, 2021.


HM 29 "4-H DAY"   (Dow, Rebecca ) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 29 (HM 29) asks that March 17, 2021, be declared “4-H Day” in the state House of Representatives.


HM 30 "BOW TIE DAY"   (Hernandez, Joshua Nathaniel) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 30 (HM 30) asks that March 18, 2021, be declared “Bow Tie Day” in the state House of Representatives.


HM 31 "NM MESA DAY"   (Johnson, D. Wonda ) Current Location: PASS View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 31 (HM 31) declares March 15, 2021, “New Mexico Mesa Day” in the House of Representatives to recognize the work of New Mexico MESA, a nonprofit organization that helps students achieve in math, engineering and science.


HM 32 URANIUM MINE CLEANUP   (Johnson, D. Wonda ) Current Location: HENRC View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial (HM 32) asks the governor to review recommendations in a report on uranium mine cleanup and create a committee to work on developing environmental remediation as an industry.


HM 33 RURAL OPPORTUNITY INTERIM COMMITTEE   (Montoya, Roger Evan) Current Location: PASS View Analysis View Bill

House Memorial 33 (HM 33) asks the Legislative Council to create an interim legislative Rural Opportunity Committee to develop long-term solutions that would best address the needs of rural communities in New Mexico.


HR 1 HOUSE RULE CHANGES   (Ely, Daymon ) Current Location: PSGN View Analysis View Bill

House Resolution 1 (HR 1) establishes conduct rules for the current session, in particular procedures for remote participation as a result of the current public health emergency orders.


S 1 RESTAURANT GROSS RECEIPT TAX DEDUCTION   (Wirth, Peter ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 1 (SB 1) creates a 2020 personal income tax rebate and a temporary Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) deduction for certain restaurants. To balance the loss of GRT, SB 1 distributes the decrease in revenue to local governments.


S 1 LEDA CHANGES   (Hemphill, Siah Correa) Current Location: SGND View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 1 Special Session (SB 1) provides that a portion of state and local gross receipts and compensating tax revenue imposed on certain economic development projects may be provided as public support for the projects pursuant to the Local Economic Development Act (LEDA). SB 1provides transfers and distributions of the portion of state and local gross receipts and compensating tax revenue. Declares an emergency.


S 2 WAIVE 2021 LIQUOR LICENSE FEES   (Stefanics, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 2 (SB 2) waives 2021 license fees for licenses issued pursuant to the Liquor Control Act. It declares an emergency.


S 2 EXPUNGEMENT OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL RECORDS   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SGND View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 2 (SB 2) provides for expungement of arrest and conviction records for certain cannabis offenses, provides for recall or dismissal of sentences of incarcerated persons, revises the list of criminal records that cannot be considered in an application for public employment, licensure or other authority to practice a trade, business or profession.


S 3 SMALL BUSINESS RECOVERY ACT   (Candelaria, Jacob ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 3 (SB3) changes the name of the Small Business Recovery Act of 2020 to the Small Business Recovery Act. Makes changes in definitions and extends the deadline to apply for a Small Business Recover Loan. Delays the reversion of the Small Business Recovery Loan Fund. SB3 changes the terms of Small Business Recovery Loans (Recovery Loans) and allows recipients to refinance the loan. SB3 increases the amount of the Severance Tax Permanent Fund invested. Declares an emergency.


S 3 CANNABIS REGULATION ACT   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: SCW View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 3 (SB 3) enacts the Cannabis Regulation Act, creates the Cannabis Control Division in the Regulation and Licensing Department, establishes duties for the Department of Environment and the New Mexico Department of Agriculture, creates the Cannabis Regulation Fund, enacts the Cannabis Tax Act, amends sections of the Lynn and Erin Compassionate Use Act, revises penalties, and declares an emergency. The Cannabis Regulation Act is a comprehensive proposal to legalize cannabis for people 21 years old and over. There are no limits on the number of plants or licenses. The bill allows for the possession, use, and purchase of up to 2 ounces of cannabis. Public smoking or consumption of cannabis is prohibited. The bill allows local jurisdictions to opt-out of allowing retail marijuana sales.


S 4 REDISTRICTING PRECINCT BOUNDARIES   (Ivey-Soto, Daniel A) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 4 (SB 4) establishes timelines for the creation or redrawing of election districts and allows for adjustments to the release of nomination petitions following the redistricting process.


S 4 TERMINATION & RENEWAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS   (Baca, Gregory ) Current Location: SCC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 4 of the 2021 special session includes all of the items in Senate Bill 74 and provides for the renewal or amendment of a public health emergency or order by the legislature or the New Mexico legislative council.


S 5 LOCAL EC. DEV. PROJECT CHANGES   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 5 (SB 5) amends Municipalities and Counties definitions and provides that a portion of state and local gross receipts and compensating tax revenue imposed on certain economic development projects may be provided as public support for the projects. SB 5 changes the name of the Local and Regional Economic Development Support Fund to the Local Economic Development Act Fund and the permitted uses of the fund; SB 5 creates a program with the New Mexico Finance Authority to provide grants to certain businesses to reimburse rent and lease payments from funding transferred to the Economic Development Department from the Severance Tax Permanent Fund. Decla


S 5 FOOD ACCESSIBILITY ACT   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: SCC View Analysis View Bill


S 6 LIQUOR CONTROL ACT   (Wirth, Peter ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 6 (SB6) amends and enacts sections of the Liquor Control Act to permit certain persons to deliver alcoholic beverages. It adds a new type of restaurant license that allows sale of alcoholic beverages in restaurants and imposes license issuance fees. SB 6 allows dispenser's licenses to be transferred out of a local option district intact and allows certain dispenser's licenses to reinstate retail privileges.


S 7 DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION PENALTIES   (Wirth, Peter ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 7 (SB 7) changes the penalties for the suspension of a driver's license under the Motor Vehicle Code.


S 8 LOCAL GOV'T AIR QUALITY REGULATIONS   (Wirth, Peter ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 8 (SB 8) amends the Air Quality Control Act and the Hazardous Waste Act to make the rules more stringent than federal regulations.


S 9 SPECIAL OLYMPICS   (Wirth, Peter ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 9 (SB 9) makes a General Fund appropriation to the Tourism Department in Fiscal Year 2021 and Fiscal Year 2022, for Special Olympics New Mexico.


S 10 REPEAL ABORTION BAN   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Amended February 10, 2021: Sfla1/SB 10 relates to abortion. SB 10 repeals the following sections under the Criminal Code: Sections 30-5-1 through 30-5-3 NMSA 1978, which provide definitions, exemptions, and criminal penalties for certain abortions. January 20, 29021: Senate Bill 10 (SB 10) relates to abortion. SB 10 repeals the following sections under the Criminal Code, Sections 30-5-1 through 30-5-3 NMSA 1978.


S 11 CLEAN FUEL STANDARD ACT   (Stewart, Mimi ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 11 (SB 11) creates the Clean Fuel Standard Act and fund to decrease greenhouse gas emissions, provides rulemaking authority to the Environmental Improvement Board, and implements an annual registration fee. SB 11 appropriates $3.2 million from the General Fund for the Act.


S 12 REVISED UNIFORM LAW ON NOTARIAL ACTS   (Ivey-Soto, Daniel A) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 12 (SB12) relates to notarial acts. The legislation enacts the revised uniform law on notarial acts and requires rulemaking by the Secretary of State. Repeals section of NMSA 1978 relating to notarial acts. All material in this legislation is new material.


S 13 CANNABIS REGULATION ACT   (Ivey-Soto, Daniel A) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 13 (SB 13) enacts the Cannabis Regulation Act and legalizes, regulates industry, and taxes recreational marijuana for people 21 or older. SB 13 imposes a 20% sales tax on cannabis sales.


S 14 ELECTION CHANGES   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 14 (SB14) establishes a process for automatic voter registration for those who are considered qualified electors and qualified residents in New Mexico who are eligible to vote. This legislation requires updates to existing registered voters. The Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) and other agencies will be required to report citizenship to the Secretary of State in the course of a transaction and requires the opportunity for a person to opt out of automatic voter registration.


S 15 REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE   (Moores, Mark ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 15 (SB 15) creates a joint interim legislative redistricting committee to develop plans for congressional and state districts.


S 16 WATER LEASING APPROVAL   (Wirth, Peter ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 16 (SB 16) provides that a lease of water under a water right and subsequent use of that water will not take effect until after the application has been approved in accordance with law. It makes a technical cross-reference correction and provides an effective date of 1 July 2023.


S 17 FAMILY INCOME INDEX ACT   (Stewart, Mimi ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 17 (SB 17) makes changes to public education. SB 17 enacts the Family Income Index Act. SB 17 requires calculation of a family income index; provides for funding distributions to school districts through that index; and establishes uses for those distributions. SB 17 requires information-sharing agreements and provides confidentiality exceptions.


S 20 TRANSPORTATION PROJECT FUND   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 20 (SB20) This bill distributes funds from the Motor Vehicle Excise Tax to the Transportation Project Fund instead of the Local Governments Road Fund.


S 21 RETIREE HEALTH CARE ACT   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 21 (SB21) Relates to retiree health care by modifying certain definitions in the Retiree Healthy Care Act to conform to the Federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Senate Bill also repeals provisions of law relating to discount prescription drug programs.


S 22 VEHICLE DRIVERS YIELD TO THE RIGHT WAY TO BUS   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 22 (SB22) Relating to motor vehicles by enacting a new section of the Motor Vehicles Code requiring vehicle drivers to yield the right of way to a transit bus that is displaying a yield sign. Definition of terms is included as well as penalties.


S 24 PARITY OF REGULATION OF TELECOMMUNICATION   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 24 (SB24) This bill requires the Public Regulation Commission to adopt rules to accelerate a transition away from a regulated telecommunications industry and encourage a broadband focused competitive market.


S 25 WAIVER OF PENALTIES ON CERTAIN TAXES   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 25 (SB 25) provides a temporary waiver of penalties and interest on some Gross Receipts and Compensating Tax during and immediately after certain public health orders are in effect. SB 25 declares an emergency.


S 26 GROSS RECEIPTS TAX DEDUCTION FOR DATA CENTERS   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 26 (SB26) provides gross receipts tax and compensating tax deductions for data centers. SB ?? also creates a method of valuation for property tax purposes for certain data center property.


S 27 PRESERVATION OF HOUSING   (Rodriguez, Nancy ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 27 (SB 27) expands the purpose of the New Mexico Housing Trust Fund Act to include the preservation of housing. It permits the development of program guidelines and certain funds to be awarded based on need. SB declares an emergency.


S 28 NEW MEXICO HOUSING TRUST FUND   (Rodriguez, Nancy ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 28 (SB 28) appropriates twelve million dollars ($12,000,000) to the NM Housing Trust Fund. The Mortgage Finance Authority Act Oversight Committee endorsed this bill.


S 29 COST OF PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS   (Soules, William ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 29 (SB 29) permits the state to match the cost of photovoltaic systems as part of building systems in the Public School Outlay Act.


S 30 ANNA, AGE EIGHT INSTITUTE   (Soules, William ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 30 (SB 30) appropriates six million dollars ($6,000,000) to NM State University for the Anna, Age Eight Institute.


S 31 FULL TIME SCHOOL NURSE   (Stefanics, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 31 (SB31) This Senate Bill relates to public education, requiring each school district to employ a minimum of one full-time school nurse, and provides exceptions. Also provides for rule making authority.


S 32 WILDLIFE CONSERVATION & PUBLIC SAFETY ACT   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 32 (SB32) enacts the Wildlife Conservation and Public Safety Act, provides for restrictions on the use of traps, snares, and poisons, and provides penalties.


S 33 EARLY DETECTION FOR CEREBRAL PALSY   (Schmedes, Gregg William) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 33 (SB33) This Senate Bill makes an appropriation to the Department of Health to provided health care workers statewide with training on and technical assistance for the early detection of risk for cerebral palsy in young children.


S 34 DESIGN AND BUILD OF PROJECT DELIVERY SYSTEM   (Kernan, Gay G. ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 34 (SB34) makes a change to Section 13-1-119.2 NMSA 1978, to enable the use of a design and build project delivery system for certain Department of Transportation projects. SB34 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 35 MINIMUM WAGE FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS   (Steinborn, Jeff ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 35 (SB35) amends employment law to remove the exception to the minimum wage requirement for secondary school students.


S 36 ALLOW REMOTE COURT TESTIMONY   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 36 (SB 36) enacts a new section of the Victims of Crime Act to allow remote testimony in certain circumstances. SB 36 allows a child or adjudicated incapacitated adult to testify at a preliminary examination or a criminal trial by remote video if the court makes a case-specific finding of necessity for the protection of the witness's welfare. SB 36 doesn't require a psychological evaluation to prove necessity but does provide stipulations for when a court or a party may order an independent evaluation by a court-appointed qualified mental health professional to prove necessity, but stipulates it must not be considered if it may cause trauma to the witness.


S 37 CONSTRUCTION MGR GENERAL CONTRACTOR ACT   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

This bill enacts the Construction Manager General Contractor Act to provide an alternative project delivery method for certain Department of Transportation projects.


S 38 CLARIFY DEFINITION OF PHONE CRAMMING   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

This bill amends the definition of “cramming” in the Cramming and Slamming Act by clarifying that cramming includes the charging of a customer for non-telecommunication services that were not authorized by the customer.


S 39 NAMES OF FINALISTS FOR EXECUTIVE POSITIONS   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 39 (SB 39) provides an exemption to the Inspection of Public Records Act for the identity of those applying for appointive executive positions and creates an exception to that proposed exemption for the finalists for these appointive positions. SB 39 declares an emergency.


S 40 K-5 PLUS & EXTENDED LEARNING AT ALL SCHOOLS   (Stewart, Mimi ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Relating to public education by requiring K-5 plus and extended learning time programs at all public schools for the 2021-2022 school year if in-person instruction is not prohibited by executive order or resolution of a local school board. This legislation also makes an appropriation.


S 41 SCHOOL FUNDING CHANGES   (Stewart, Mimi ) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 41 (SB41) amends the Public School Utility Conservation Fund and includes proposed use of federal and local revenue in educational plans and reporting student outcomes.


S 42 INCREASE ED RETIREMENT CONTRIBUTIONS   (Stewart, Mimi ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

This bill increases certain contributions to the Educational Retirement Fund, and repeals a section of law to correct a technical conflict.


S 43 FUNDING OF DEMOLITION OF ABANDONED SCHOOLS   (Soules, William ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 43 (SB43) amends Public School Capital Outlay to allow allocations from the Public School Capital Outlay Fund to fully fund the demolition of abandoned school district facilities.


S 44 RESEARCH GRANTS CLOSING FUND   (Soules, William ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 44 (SB44) creates the Research Grants Closing Fund (Fund) and provides for application, and review. SB 44 makes an appropriation of $10,000,000 from the General Fund.


S 45 PREPARE MED STUDENTS IN UNDERSERVED AREAS   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Makes an appropriation to the Board of Regents of the University of New Mexico for a program that prepare medical students to practice in undeserved communities.


S 46 TAKE-HOME OPIOID DISPENSING BY NURSES   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health care by enacting a new section of the Nurse Practice Act to establish that registered nurses and licensed practical nurses employed by opioid treatment programs may dispense methadone for take-home purposes.


S 47 HOME MODIFICATION FOR INDIGENT DISABLED   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 47 (SB47) makes a nonrecurring FY2022 General Fund appropriation to the Governor's Commission on Disability. SB47 purpose is to provide funding for assistive technology and devices and home modification for the care and maintenance of indigent individuals living with disabilities.


S 48 ELECTION CHANGES   (Woods, Pat ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

This bill makes numerous changes to the Election Code, such as requiring the Secretary of State to supply sufficient postage funds to county clerks, eliminates election day voting location voter registration, adjusts the time frame for processing registrations after an election, revises the requirements for returning and handling mailed ballots, prescribes election day working hours for the Absent Voter Election Board, eliminates third-party agents for voter registration and mailed ballot applications, and repeals two sections of the Election code.


S 49 USES OF LOCAL ECON DEVELOPMENT FUNDING   (Woods, Pat ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

This bill allows municipalities to use up to 25% of Local Economic Development Act funding for retail business.


S 50 SEED COTTON TRANSPORT SPECIAL FUEL PERMITS   (Woods, Pat ) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 50 (SB 50) provides for special fuel user permits for seed cotton module transport vehicles.


S 51 CHARTER SCHOOL ENROLLMENT PREFERENCE   (Hemphill, Siah Correa) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 51 (SB51) provides an enrollment preference for students whose parents are employees of the charter school. The provisions of this act apply to the 2021-2022 school year and subsequent school years. The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2021.


S 52 EXTENDED UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS   (O'Neill, Bill B. ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 52 (SB52) makes a change to Section 51-1-48 NMSA 1978, to provide certain extended unemployment benefits.


S 53 PROCUREMENT CHANGES   (O'Neill, Bill B. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

February 10, 2021: STBTCcs/SB 53: The Senate Tax, Business and Transportation Committee, committee substitute for Senate Bill 53 replaces the original act with its own substitute and changes and enacts sections of the NMSA 1978 relating to procurement. This committee substitute repeals: Laws 2012, Chapter 56, Section 4; and Laws 2015, Chapter 73, Section 25. The provisions of this act are effective on July 1, 2021. January 18, 2021: Senate Bill 53 (SB 53) creates preferences and certification requirements for resident minority businesses and resident tribal businesses. SB 53 retains the resident veteran business preference. SB 53 authorizes procurements for exclusive bidding by New Mexico businesses or small businesses. SB 53 adds and revises definitions in the procurement code. SB 53 specifies when the negotiation process ends. SB 53 clarifies electronic submission requirements. SB53 allows virtual bid openings. SB 53 revises chief procurement officer registration requirements. SB 53 clarifies reporting requirements for in-state and out-of-state contracts. SB 53 applies the procurement code to marketing. SB 53 allows the rejection of identical low bids based on the appearance of non-independent bidding. SB 53 specifies posting requirements for emergency procurement. SB5 3 prescribes requirements for purchases of sustainable and recycled content goods. SB 53 authorizes audits related to sales under a contract. SB 53 defines offerors for purposes of protesting an award. SB 53 requires reporting on contracts awarded to New Mexico businesses. SB 53 allows the purchase of electric and gas-electric hybrid vehicles made outside North America. SB 53 changes, repeals and enacts sections of the NMSA 1978. SB 53 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 54 PUBLIC SCHOOLS FACILITIES AUTHORITY FUNCTIONS   (Soules, William ) Current Location: HINT View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 54 (SB54) amends the Public School Capital Outlay Act (Act) to change the formula for core administrative functions of the Public School Facilities Authority. It also makes minor text changes.


S 55 SOCIAL, RACIAL & CULTURAL IMPACT STATEMENTS   (Soules, William ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 55 (SB55) makes changes to Section 9-4A-10 NMSA 1978. SB55 requires the Administrative Services Division of the Cultural Affairs Department to provide Social, Racial, and Cultural Impact Statements for pending legislation. SB55 provides a definition.


S 56 NEW PERSONAL INCOME TAX BRACKET   (O'Neill, Bill B. ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 56 (SB56) amends the income tax code to add a new personal income tax bracket.


S 57 STATE EMPLOYEE WAGE DEDUCTED FOR LOANS   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 57 (SB 57) provides for a program through which participating state employees have portions of their salaries or wages deducted and disbursed for the repayment of personal loans.


S 58 ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING UNIT CREDIT   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 58 (SB58) creates the Electric Vehicle Income Tax Credit. SB58 creates the Electric Vehicle Charging Unit Income Tax Credit. SB58 requires an additional registration fee for electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. SB58 provides that the additional registration fees be distributed to the State Road Fund and the Local Governments Road Fund. The provisions of Sections 1 and 2 apply to taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2021. The effective date of Sections 3 and 4 of this act January 1, 2022.


S 59 RESERVE FUNDS' TRANSFERS   (Stewart, Mimi ) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 59 (SB 59) increases the amount of money that must be in the General Fund before a portion is transferred to the Tax Stabilization Reserve and requires that the balance of the Excess Extraction Taxes Suspense Fund is transferred to the General Fund Operating Reserve, instead of the Tax Stabilization Reserve.


S 60 PHYSICAL THERAPY LICENSURE COMPACT   (Hemphill, Siah Correa) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health care by enacting the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact and declaring an emergency


S 61 RURAL PRIMARY CARE CLINICIAN LOAN REPAYMENT   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health by enacting the Rural Primary Care Clinician Loan Repayment Act. Provides for a loan repayment program to assist rural primary care organizations to recruit and retain eligible clinicians. Also, create a fund and making an appropriation. This bill is submitted on behalf of the Legislative Health and Human Services Committee


S 62 HEALTH CARE PRECEPTOR INCOME TAX CREDIT   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to taxation creating the Health Care Preceptor Income Tax Credit.


S 63 PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS IN NEW PUBLIC SCHOOLS   (Soules, William ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 63 (SB63) requires photovoltaic systems installation in new public schools. SB63 modifies the definition of a building system in the Public School Capital Outlay Act to include photovoltaic systems.


S 64 FEDERALLY INSURED OBLIGATIONS   (Rodriguez, Nancy ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 64 (SB 64) clarifies types of federally insured obligations local government treasurers may invest public money.


S 65 STUDY STATE DATA PERTINENT TO BRAIN INJURY   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 65 (SB 65) appropriates one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) to the NM Department of Health to study brain injuries and make recommendations for the development and expansion of services for those with brain injuries in the state.


S 66 PERMITTED PERCENTAGE RATES FOR LOANS   (Soules, William ) Current Location: CC View Analysis View Bill

This bill changes the permitted percentage rates for small loans pursuant to the New Mexico Bank Installment Loan Act and the New Mexico Small Loan Act, requires a license for certain lenders, and changes reporting requirements.


S 67 FACILITIES FOR CLEAN ENERGY GENERATION   (Soules, William ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 67 (SB 67) requires facilities constructed for energy generation to generate clean energy only.


S 68 CANVASSING BOARDS FOR CHILILI LAND GRANT   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 68 (SB 68) amends Section 49-1-5 NMSA 1978 to establish canvassing boards for board elections. It updates provisions of Chapter 49, Article 4 NMSA 1978 so that the definitions, qualifications for the board, duties and powers of the board, election procedures and property forfeiture rules for the Chilili Land Grant-Merced are substantially similar to the definitions, qualifications for the board, duties and powers of the board, election procedures and property forfeiture rules for land grants-mercedes governed pursuant to Chapter 49, Article 1 NMSA 1978. The Land Grant Committee endorsed SB 68.


S 69 CRIMES AGAINST A CHILD WITH A DISABILITY   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 69 (SB69) creates the crime of abandonment of a child with a disability. SB69 creates the crime of abuse of a child with a disability. SB69 creates a presumption of knowledge of a child's disability for a parent, guardian, caretaker, or person charged with the care of a child. SB69 provides a definition for disability. SB69 provides new penalties.


S 70 PUBLIC PROJECT REVOLVING FUND APPROPRIATIONS   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 70 (SB 70) makes non-reverting appropriations from the Public Project Revolving Fund to the Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund, the Local Government Planning Fund, the Wastewater Facility Construction Loan Fund, and the Cultural Affairs Facilities Infrastructure Fund.


S 71 PATIENTS' DEBT COLLECTION PROTECTION ACT   (Duhigg, Katy ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 71 (SB71) adds to additional consumer protection to Trade Practices and Regulations by creating the Patients’ Debt Collection Protection Act (Act). This Act prevents collection from indigent patients. SB71 requires health care facilities to screen patients for assistance eligibility and to provide price and payment information. Prohibits discriminatory pricing. Requires health care facilities to report how indigent care funds are spent. Limits enforceability of certain judgments and makes violations of the Patients’ Debt Collection Protection Act and the Collection Agency Regulatory Act unfair or deceptive trade practices. SB71 adds to the definition of “collection agency” in the Collection Agency Regulatory Act. Increases surety bond coverage requirements and removes attorney fees ad costs for certain suits by collection agencies. Amends and enacts sections of the NMSA 1978.


S 72 ELECTRIC GENERATION PROJECT REQUIREMENTS   (Neville, Steven P. ) Current Location: HCAL View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 72 (SB72) changes the method for determining an annual in-lieu tax payment for an electric generation or transmission facility project. Provides for the sharing of in-lieu tax payments among certain school districts. Clarifies that certain payments to the state for an electric transmission project will be made by the person proposing the electric transmission project. SB72 declares an emergency.


S 73 CERTAIN FEES TO MOTOR TRANSPORTATION FEE FUND   (Jaramillo, Leo ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 73 (SB 73) provides that fees imposed by the federal Unified Carrier Registration Act of 2005 shall be deposited in the Motor Transportation Fee Fund. It makes an appropriation


S 74 PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER TERMINATION & RENEWAL   (Baca, Gregory ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 74 (SB 74) enacts a new section of the Emergency Powers Code, amends the Public Health Emergency Response Act and enacts a new section of the Public Health Act. It provides for automatic termination of a public health emergency order or a public health order that closes public places or limits gatherings. SB 74 provides for renewal or amendment of a public health emergency order or a public health order by the legislature or by particular legislative leaders in certain circumstances. It declares an emergency


S 75 STATE AGENCY DISCLOSURE OF SENSITIVE INFO   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: PKVT View Analysis View Bill

This bill prohibits the disclosure of sensitive personal information by state agency employees.


S 76 SIERRA COUNTY SPECIAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT   (Diamond, Crystal ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to special hospital districts by creating the Sierra County Special Hospital District


S 77 TWO PLUS TWO PILOT PROJECT   (Kernan, Gay G. ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 77 (SB 77) creates the Regional Two Plus Two pilot project to establish a transition from community colleges to universities located in southeastern New Mexico. SB 77 provides for measurement of student and institutional outcomes.


S 78 EXEMPTING SOCIAL SECURITY FROM INCOME TAX   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 78 (SB78) exempts Social Security income from Income Tax.


S 79 SMALL BUSINESS PANDEMIC TAKINGS REPARATIONS   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 79 (SB79) enacts the Small Business Pandemic Takings Reparations Act; creates the Pandemic Reparations Division in the Taxation and Revenue Department; provides powers and duties; creates the Small Business Pandemic Reparations Tax Credit and provides for certificates of eligibility; provides a process for protests; creates the Pandemic Reparations Fund; and makes an appropriation.


S 80 NO SCHOOL DISCRIMINATION FOR HAIR   (Pope, Harold James) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

CS 1 Synopsis March 08, 2021: SJCcs1/SB 80: Senate Judiciary Committee, committee substitute 1 for Senate Bill 80 prohibits the imposition of discipline, discrimination or disparate treatment in schools based on the hair or cultural or religious headdresses of a student. This committee substitute defines terms in the Public School Code and the Human Rights Act. The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2021. Original Synopsis 1 January 17, 2021: Senate Bill 80 (SB80) prohibits the imposition of discipline, discrimination or disparate treatment in schools based on the hair or cultural headdresses of a student. SB80 adds three new terms to the Public School Code and the Human Rights Act. SB80 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 81 RACIAL IMPACT OF CERTAIN LEGISLATION   (O'Neill, Bill B. ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

February 02, 2021: SJCa1/SB 81 requires the New Mexico Sentencing Commission to evaluate the impact of certain proposed legislation in regards to race, gender-identity, or sexual orientation of persons in the state. January 31, 2021: Senate Bill 81 (SB81) requires the New Mexico Sentencing Commission to evaluate the impact of certain proposed legislation in regards to race, gender, or sexual orientation of persons in the state.


S 82 RADIOACTIVE WASTE CONSULTATION TASK FORCE   (Steinborn, Jeff ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 82 (SB 82) amends the duties and composition of the Radioactive Waste Consultation Task Force and prescribes responsibilities regarding private disposal facilities. It makes technical changes. SB 82 declares an emergency.


S 83 LOCAL CHOICE ENERGY ACT   (Steinborn, Jeff ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Related to utilities, enacting the Local Choice Energy Act , authorizing local choice of energy providers, providing powers and duties and requiring rulemaking.


S 84 COMMUNITY SOLAR ACT   (Stefanics, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 84 (SB84) enacts the Community Solar Act; prescribes requirements for community solar facilities, subscriber organizations and subscriptions; prescribes requirements for administration of a community solar program; directs the Public Regulation Commission to adopt rules to implement a community solar program.


S 85 LAND GRANT-MERCED ASSISTANCE FUND   (Stefanics, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 85 (SB 85) creates the Land Grant Merced Assistance Fund. Prescribes duties. Provides for distributions. Makes an appropriation. SB 85 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 86 USE OF WATER FOR OIL & GAS OPERATIONS   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 86 (SB 86) prohibits certain uses of fresh water in oil and gas operations and provides penalties for the spill or release of oil, gas or produced water. It creates the Oil Conservation Division Data Compilation Fund. SB directs the Oil Conservation Division of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department to adopt rules relating to produced water and nondomestic wastes that are protective of public health, worker safety and natural resources. It requiring the tracking of produced water. The bill alphabetizes definitions and adds definitions for fresh water; water pollution; recycled water; and treated water to the Oil and Gas Act. SB amends the Produced Water Act to conform to changes in the Oil and Gas Act and clarifies requirements for Water Quality Control Commission rule making related to the use of produced water outside of the oil field.


S 87 NO RETALIATION FOR IPRA   (Candelaria, Jacob ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Amends the Inspection of Public Records Act by prohibiting retaliation and providing civil liability for a custodian or public body for taking retaliatory action against a person who requested public records.


S 88 PUBLIC PROJECT REVOLVING FUND PROJECTS   (Candelaria, Jacob ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 88 (SB88) authorizes the New Mexico Finance Authority to make loans for public projects from the Public Project Revolving Fund. SB 88 declares an emergency.


S 88 PUBLIC PROJECT REVOLVING FUND PROJECTS   (Candelaria, Jacob ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 89 AMEND PERSONAL INCOME TAX BRACKETS   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 89 (SB 89) modifies the personal income tax bracket for Tax Years beginning 2022.


S 90 CERTAIN OVERTIME PAY AS SALARY IN PERA   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

This bill amends the Public Employees Retirement Act by including in the definition of “salary”, the overtime pay for a regular scheduled tour of duty.


S 91 LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RETAIL BUSINESSES   (Griggs, Ron ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

This bill amends the Local Economic Development Act by including retail businesses located in unincorporated areas of a county and allowing funding to be used for rehabilitation or remodeling of a business.


S 92 STATUS OF SOME FOUND MISSING PERSONS   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

This bill requires confidentiality of a found person’s status and location if that person so requests.


S 93 BROADBAND ACCESS & EXPANSION ACT   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

2nd Amended Synopsis March 18, 2021: Hfla1/SB 93: House floor amendment number 1 to Senate Bill 93, as amended, enacts the Broadband Access and Expansion Act. This act establishes the office of Broadband Access and expansion. This act provides powers and duties. 1st Amended Synopsis March 01, 2021: SFCa1/SB 93: Senate Finance Committee amendment 1 to Senate Bill 93 enacts the Broadband Access and Expansion Act. Establishes the office of Broadband Access and Expansion. Creates the Broadband Access and Expansion Council. Creates the Broadband Access and Expansion Fund. Provides powers and duties. Original Synopsis January 13, 2021: Senate Bill 93 (SB93) enacts the Broadband Access and Expansion Act. Establishes the office of Broadband Access and Expansion. Provides powers and duties. Makes an appropriation from the General Fund to the Department of Information Technology for Fiscal Year 2022. SB93 requires the broadband office, on or before January 1, 2022, to develop and provide to the governor and the legislature, a three-year statewide broadband plan. SB93 requires the broadband office, on or before January 1, 2023, and on or before January 1 of each year after, to update and revise the statewide broadband plan developed for the ensuing three years and to report the updated and revised statewide broadband plan to the governor and the legislature. Provides definitions.


S 94 STUDENT ATHLETE ENDORSEMENT ACT   (Moores, Mark ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 94 (SB 94) creates the Student Athlete Endorsement Act (Act) and allows student athletes and others to earn compensation from their name or likeness. Student athletes are permitted representation by a professional agent under the Act.


S 95 LOCAL GOV'T TOBACCO PRODUCT SALE ORDINANCES   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to tobacco products by clarifying that municipalities and counties may enact ordinances, charter amendments or regulations pertaining to the sales of tobacco products that are stricter than, but not in conflict with, the provisions of the Tobacco Products Act.


S 96 MATERNAL MORTALITY CASE REVIEWS   (Rodriguez, Nancy ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 96 (SB 96) amends the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Prevention Act to clarify the types of cases reviewed by the review committee; make changes and provide directions for the review committee; and require approval by the secretary of health for committee actions.


S 97 GUARDIANSHIP CHANGES   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

This bill removes the Guardian Assistance Program from the Kinship Guardianship Act and places it in the renamed Voluntary Placement and Family Services Act, amends procedures and parental rights in voluntary placement agreements, and amends the procedures for providing guardians with financial subsidies for having custody of certain children.


S 98 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE REPORTS   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Amendment 1 Synopsis March 05, 2021: SFCa1/SB 98: Senate Finance Committee amendment 1 for Senate Bill 98 requires recipients of public support from the state, pursuant to the Local Economic Development Act, to report job creation and capital investment information, and requires reporting prior to August 1 of each year. Requires the Taxation and Revenue Department to compile and present a tax expenditure budget and analyses of certain tax expenditures to the governor and legislative committees, no later than October 15 of every year. Definitions are provided. The provisions of this act are effective on July 1, 2021. Original Analysis January 08, 2021: Senate Bill 98 (SB98) requires recipients of public support from the state pursuant to the Local Economic Development Act to report job creation and capital investment information and requires reporting prior to August 1 of each year. SB98 requires the Taxation and Revenue Department to compile and present a tax expenditure budget and analyses of certain tax expenditures to the governor and legislative committees, no later than October 15 of every year. Makes an appropriation. Provides definitions. SB98 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 99 TAX EXEMPT ORGANIZATION AUDITS   (O'Neill, Bill B. ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Relating to tax exempt organizations, revising requirements for audits.


S 100 MAJOR & MINOR PARTY BALLOT NOMINATIONS   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 100 (SB 100) amends sections of the Election Code to allow a minor political party to nominate a major political party’s candidate for the same office; and allows a candidate’s name to appear more than once on a ballot if the candidate is the nominee for a major political party and one or more minor political parties.


S 101 AGRICULTURAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM   (Woods, Pat ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 101 (SB101) makes a $100,000 appropriation from the General Fund for the New Mexico Department of Agriculture to carry out the New Mexico Agricultural Workforce Development Program.


S 102 DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: HCEDC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to time by exempting the State of New Mexico from the reversion to standard time from daylight saving time when federal law is amended to authorize a state to exempt itself from reverting to standard time.


S 103 RESTRICTING USE OF NEONICOTINOID PESTICIDE   (Stewart, Mimi ) Current Location: DEAD View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 103 (SB103) restricts the use of neonicotinoid class pesticides. Provides exceptions. Requires an education and training program. SB 103 changes and enacts sections of the Pesticide Control Act. SB # is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 104 EXPANSION OF NETWORK WEATHER STATIONS   (Woods, Pat ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

This bill appropriates $3,500,000 to New Mexico State University to expand the weather station network throughout the state.


S 105 LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTED DIVERSION   (Rodriguez, Nancy ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 105 (SB 105) appropriates one million dollars ($1,000,000) to the Local Government Division for law-enforcement assisted diversion.


S 106 SURETY BOND FOR DRIVER EDUCATION SCHOOL   (Soules, William ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 106 (SB106) amends the Powers of Bureau act to increase the required surety bond for driver education schools.


S 106 SURETY BOND FOR DRIVER EDUCATION SCHOOL   (Soules, William ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 74 (HB 74) repeals the requirement that a felony conviction results in the cancelation of a certification of registration to vote, and amends how a person with a felony conviction may restore their rights.


S 107 CAREER READINESS SYSTEMS STATEWIDE   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

This bill appropriates $3,000,000 to the Public Education Department for college and career readiness systems statewide.


S 108 PERINATAL SERVICE PROGRAM   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Making an appropriation to the Department of Health for a statewide perinatal service program.


S 109 BRAIN INJURY SERVICE FUND   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Makes an appropriation to the Brain Injury Services Fund to maintain service under the statewide brain injury services program.


S 110 INCREASING EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION   (Stewart, Mimi ) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to school personnel by increasing employer contributions for group health insurance and making an appropriation.


S 111 HIRE OF NM LICENSED SURVEYOR AND ATTORNEY   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: HAFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 111 (SB 111) appropriates one million dollars ($1,000,000) to the Department of Finance and Administration for the Land Grant Council to hire a New Mexico-licensed professional surveyor and an attorney who specializes in property law.


S 112 SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY TASK FORCE   (Stewart, Mimi ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 112 (SB 112) creates the Sustainable Economy Task Force and requires it to develop a strategic plan to transition the state economy away from reliance on natural resource extraction. SB 112 provides duties and requires that department secretaries of state agencies comply with the strategic plan. SB makes an appropriation of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) to the Department of Finance and Administration.


S 113 WIRING FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM   (Soules, William ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 113 (SB 113) requires all new residential construction to include wiring for photovoltaic systems and electrical receptacles for electric vehicle charging.


S 114 MEDICAL AND GERIATRIC PAROLE PROCEDURE   (O'Neill, Bill B. ) Current Location: SCNR View Analysis View Bill

This bill amends the Probation and Parole Act by creating medical and geriatric parole procedures.


S 115 DAYCARE NOTICES TO PARENTS   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 115 (SB115) requires notice to parents or guardians if a child does not arrive at a daycare center, public school or charter school within one hour after the child's scheduled arrival time. SB115 provides guidelines.


S 116 UNLEADED FUEL SALES AT AIRPORTS   (Soules, William ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 116 (SB 116) allows the sale of unleaded fuel at airports


S 117 SOCIAL WORKER NEED & AVAILABILITY ASSESSMENT   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Making an appropriation to the Department of Health to contract for services to assess and report on the availability of and need for social workers in New Mexico and methods to expand cultural diversity in the field of social work in this state.


S 118 FOOD ACCESSIBILITY ACT   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 118 (SB118) enacts the Food Accessibility Act (Act); exempts certain food sales from licensure, regulation and inspection requirements; allows the acquisition of meat pursuant to ownership of an animal share; directs the establishment of a state meat inspection program; exempts meat from gross receipts tax and governmental gross receipts tax; amends and enacts sections of the NMSA 1978; and declares an emergency.


S 119 PSYCHOLOGY INTERJURISDICTIONAL COMPACT   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Related to professional licensure by enacting the Psychology Interjurisdiction Compact


S 120 YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS & PROCUREMENT ACT   (Jaramillo, Leo ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 120 (SB120) adds an exemption to Public Purchases and Property procurement to exempt Youth Conservation Corps contracts and service agreements.


S 121 STATE TRANSPORTATION BONDS FOR PROJECTS   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 121 (SB 121) provides for State Transportation Project Bonds for projects and declares and emergency.


S 122 NON-PHARMACIST USE OF INSIGNIAS   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Related to professional licensure by amending a provision of the Pharmacy Act to remove the prohibition against non-pharmacist use of pharmacy insignias or devices.


S 123 "HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER" DEFINITION   (Stefanics, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health care by including physician assistants and pharmacist in the definition of health care practitioner for the purpose of making certain provisions in health care practitioner agreements void, unenforceable and against public policy and declaring an emergency.


S 124 PHARMACY CLAIM INSURANCE PAYMENT & PROCESS   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Related to insurance by regulating the processing and payment of pharmacy claims.


S 125 GOVERNING BODY ACTING WITH A MAJORITY PRESENT   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

This bill provides that a majority of members of a governing body present at a meeting can adopt an ordinance or resolution.


S 126 WEATHER MODIFICATION PROGRAM   (Woods, Pat ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

This bill appropriates $1,200,000 to the Department of Agriculture for a weather modification program.


S 127 FAMILY REPRESENTATION & ADVOCACY ACT   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Relates to child welfare by enacting the Family Representation and Advocacy Act and creating the Office of Family Representation and Advocacy. Also, establishing duties of the director and creating the Family Representation and Advocacy Oversight Commission.


S 128 SUICIDE PREVENTION, RESPONSE & TREATMENT ACT   (O'Neill, Bill B. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to mental health care by enacting the Suicide Prevention, Response and Treatment Act, providing standards for treatments, providing guidelines for suicide risk assessments, requiring suicide prevention training for facilities, providing guidelines for treatment of at risk patients in emergency care, requiring suicide stabilization training for police officers , prescribing public safety answering point procedures, creating a suicide response coordinator ,providing for administration of the program by the Department of Health, and providing for penalties.


S 129 AMENDING WORK AND SAVE ACT   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Amended Synopsis March 01, 2021: SFCa2/SB 129: Senate Finance Committee amendment 2 to Senate Bill 129 relates to private-sector retirement. Amends the New Mexico Work and Save Act. Provides flexibility for the New Mexico Work and Save Board to implement the provisions of the New Mexico Work and Save Act. Clarifies definitions, and clarifies certain provisions of the Work and Save Programs. Provides a scope of authority to the New Mexico Work and Save Board. Provides that the board, board members, and the state are not guarantors of the Work and Save Programs. Extends the timeline for implementation of the New Mexico Retirement Plan Marketplace and the New Mexico Work and Save IRA Program. Amended Synopsis February 16, 2021: STBTCa1/SB 129: The Senate Tax, Business and Transportation Committee amendment to Senate Bill 129 relates to private-sector retirement. Amends the New Mexico Work and Save Act. Provides flexibility for the New Mexico Work and Save Board to implement the provisions of the New Mexico Work and Save Act. Clarifies definitions. Clarifies certain provisions of the Work and Save Programs. Provides a scope of authority to the New Mexico Work and Save Board. Provides that the board, board members, and the state are not guarantors of the Work and Save Programs. Creates the Work and Save Fund. Extends the timeline for implementation of the New Mexico Retirement Plan Marketplace and the New Mexico Work and Save IRA Program. Makes an appropriation. Original Synopsis January 19, 2021: Senate Bill 129 (SB129) changes the New Mexico Work and Save Act. Provides flexibility for the New Mexico Work and Save Board to implement the provisions of the New Mexico Work and Save Act. Clarifies definitions. Clarifies certain provisions of the Work and Save Programs. Provides a scope of authority to the New Mexico Work and Save Board. Provides that the board, board members, and the state are not guarantors of the Work and Save Programs. Creates the Work and Save Fund. Provides conditions for the implementation of the New Mexico Work and Save Act and the New Mexico Work and Save IRA Program. Makes an appropriation. SB129 requires reporting.


S 130 PURCHASE OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES   (Soules, William ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

This bill requires the Transportation Services Division to ensure that at least 75% of all state vehicles are electric by 2030.


S 131 DISCRETIONARY SCHOOL FUNDING PROGRAM UNITS   (Stewart, Mimi ) Current Location: PVET View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 131 (SB131) amends the Public School Capital Improvements Act to create discretionary program units and to exclude certain program units in calculating distributions to school districts.


S 132 PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS IN NEW HOMES   (Soules, William ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 132 (SB 132) requires all new home construction to include photovoltaic systems and electrical receptacles for electric vehicle charging.


S 133 RURAL AIR SERVICE ENHANCEMENT ACT   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

This bill enacts the Rural Air Service Enhancement Act (Act) to provide assistance to airlines in the establishment of regional air service for rural communities to and from hub airports in the southwest through a minimum revenue guarantee of scheduled air service, and appropriates $9,000,000 to carry out the Act.


S 134 PROBATE JUDGE SUBSTITUTION   (Diamond, Crystal ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 134 (SB 134) provides that when a probate judge is absent or incapacitated, a probate judge in another county may handle the absent judge’s duties, with the approval of the county commissioners.


S 135 OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP ACT   (O'Neill, Bill B. ) Current Location: HINT View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 135 (SB 135) adds new material to Higher Education creating the Opportunity Scholarship Act and the Opportunity Scholarship Fund. SB 135 provides for Lottery Tuition Scholarships for returning lottery students. Makes appropriations.


S 136 LOCAL OPTION FOR RESTAURANTS   (Soules, William ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 136 (SB 136) provides that a local option district may hold an election to allow the sale by certain restaurant licenses of spirituous liquors distilled and bottled in New Mexico.


S 137 NMFA WATER PROJECTS   (Cervantes, Joseph ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 137 (SB137) authorizes the New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) to make loans or grants from the Water Project Fund for certain water projects. The legislation declares an emergency.


S 138 STATEWIDE DAM PROJECTS   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 138 (SB 138) makes an appropriation of one hundred million dollars ($100,000,000) to the Office of the State Engineer for statewide dam projects.


S 139 KANW EDUCATIONAL RADIO FUNDING   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 139 (SB 139) appropriates to the Public Education Department for the KANW educational radio station.


S 140 CHILD SUPPORT CHANGES   (Kernan, Gay G. ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 140 (SB 140) updates child support provisions. SB 140 provides for the imputation of income. SB 140 provides that incarceration may not be treated as voluntary unemployment. SB 140 requires justification for deviation from the child support guidelines. SB 140 creates the Child Support Guidelines Review Commission. SB 140 provides duties. SB 140 requires reporting. SB 140 provides that the health care needs of a minor child are an adequate basis for modification of a child support order. SB 140 changes sections of the Mandatory Medical Support Act to change references to health insurance to now reference health care coverage and references to insurers will now reference carriers. SB 140 provides that fees relating to adjudicating parentage not be ordered to be paid later than three years from the date of filing for child support. SB 140 provides that retroactive child support be limited to three years. SB 140 creates and changes definitions. SB 140 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 141 PROBATION & PAROLE SANCTIONS   (Duhigg, Katy ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 141 (SB 141) provides statewide procedures for imposing sanctions for technical violations of probation and parole, and requires escalating non-incarceration sanctions before imposing detention sanctions.


S 142 THREAT OF SHOOTING   (Brandt, Craig ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 142 (SB 142) creates the crime of making a threat of a shooting.


S 143 PUBLIC- PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP ACT   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 143 (SB 143) enacts the Public-Private Partnership Act. SB 143 allows public partners to enter into public-private partnership agreements to facilitate public projects. SB 143 creates the Public-Private Partnership Board. SB 143 creates the Public-Private Partnership Project Fund. SB 143 authorizes grants, loans, and bonds. SB 143 provides powers and duties. SB 143 requires reporting by December 1, 2021, and by December 1 of each year after. SB 143 provides definitions. SB 143 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 144 REMOTE EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill (SB 144) amends the Public School Capital Outlay Act to include hardware necessary to establish broadband connectivity among students, teachers and educational resources. SB 144 requires the Public School Capital Outlay Council to establish guidelines to fund education technology infrastructure to ensure that those expenditures are in accord with the development of a statewide educational technology infrastructure network. Declares an emergency.


S 145 AGENCY SUNSET DATES   (Burt, William F) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 145 (SB 145) provides extends sunset dates for certain healthcare-related state agencies. SB 145 enacts a new Section 9-15-51.1 NMSA 1978, requiring the office of Military Base Planning and Support and the Military Base Planning Commission to terminate on July 1, 2027. Effective July 1, 2028, Sections 9-15-48 through 9-15-51.1 NMSA 1978 are repealed.


S 146 STATE DEFENSE FORCE   (Burt, William F) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 146 (SB 146) amends the powers of the adjutant general. It authorizes activation of the National Guard and the state defense force in the case of certain events and establishes the New Mexico State Defense Force. SB 146 amends, repeals, and enacts sections of the New Mexico Military Code.


S 147 MANDATORY FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY   (Gallegos, David M) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 147 (SB 147) doubles the minimum motor vehicle insurance coverage amounts.


S 148 DIVERSITY COMMISSION   (Stewart, Mimi ) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 148 (SB 148) creates in Public Education the Commission on Diversity, Equity and Excellence in Education. SB 148 requires the commission to develop a long-term plan to transform public education in New Mexico. SB 148 makes and appropriation.


S 149 PROHIBIT NEW FRACKING LICENSES   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 149 (SB 149) prohibits the issuance of new hydraulic fracturing permits and creates reporting requirements.


S 150 YOUTH PROGRAMS IN NORTHERN NM   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 150 (SB 150) makes a nonrecurring General Fund appropriation to the Local Government Division of the Department of Finance and Administration in the fiscal year 2022, for local youth programs in northern New Mexico.


S 151 EDUCATIONAL LOAN REPAYMENT   (Gallegos, David M) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 151 (SB 151) creates an educational loan repayment program for instructional support personnel in public schools.


S 152 CONTINUING CARE AGING CONTRACTS   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Relates to aging by requiring providers to include closure plan descriptions in continuing care contracts, requiring the attorney general to accept and review alleged violations of the Continuing Care Act reported from any source.


S 153 GAMING TAX CREDIT   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 153 (SB 153) creates the Capital Improvements Gaming Tax Credit for racetrack gaming operators.


S 154 SUBDIVISION OPINION FEES   (Diamond, Crystal ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 154 (SB 154) makes changes to Section, 47-6-20 NMSA 1978, to allow a public agency to charge a reasonable fee for providing an opinion requested pursuant to the New Mexico Subdivision Act, Section 47-6 NMSA 1978.


S 155 ENERGY TRANSITION ACT CHANGES   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: SCONC View Analysis View Bill

This bill reinstates regulatory authority over public utilities for plant abandonment costs.


S 156 RATEPAYER RELIEF ACT   (Soules, William ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 156 (SB156) creates the Ratepayer Relief Act which allows public electric utilities to apply to the Public Regulation Commission to abandon a generating facility and apply for a financing order to recover securitization costs, and which lower the costs to customers. SB 156 repeals the 2019 Energy Transition Act.


S 157 ACEQUIAS AND LAND GRANTS IN PUBLIC EDUCATION   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 157 (SB 157) makes an appropriation of seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000) for the Center for the Education and Study of Diverse Populations and the Ben Luján Leadership and Public Policy Institute to study and develop recommendations for integration of acequias and land grants into public education curriculum.


S 158 JOB READINESS PROGRAMS FUNDING   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 158 (SB 158) makes a nonrecurring General Fund appropriation to the Workforce Solutions Department in the fiscal year 2022, for job readiness programs for youth and adults.


S 159 TEACHER LOAN REPAYMENT   (Gallegos, David M) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 159 (SB 159) amends sections of Higher Education to allow all New Mexico public school teachers to qualify for loan repayment of undergraduate and graduate degrees in education. SB 159 also allows for priority for designated high-need teacher positions if program funds are limited.


S 160 JUDICIAL CANDIDATES IN VOTER ACTION ACT   (Duhigg, Katy ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Amended Synopsis February 10, 2021: SRCa1/SB 160 includes candidates for the office of District Judge in the Voter Action Act. SRCa1/SB 160 prescribes distribution amounts and qualifying contributions based on the number of voters in a district. SRCa1/SB 160 makes conforming changes. SRCa1/SB 160 changes and repeals sections of the Voter Action Act. SRCa1/SB 160 repeals: Laws 2020, Chapter 9, Sections 10 through 13. February 04, 2021: Senate Bill 160 (SB 160) includes candidates for the office of District Judge in the Voter Action Act. SB 160 prescribes distribution amounts based on the number of registered voters in a district. SB 160 makes conforming changes to the Voter Action Act. SB 160 repeals: Laws 2020, Chapter 9, Sections 10 through 13.


S 161 WITHHOLDING WAGES FOR TAXES   (Schmedes, Gregg William) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 161 (SB 161) permits employers with up to 50 employees to elect not to withhold state income tax from employee wages.


S 162 EXEMPT SOCIAL SECURITY FROM INCOME TAX   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 162 (SB 162) exempts up to $30,000 of federal Social Security income from state income tax.


S 163 SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 163 (SB 163) makes a nonrecurring General Fund appropriation to the Higher Education Department in the fiscal year 2022, for the Small Business Development Center Program at Santa Fe Community College.


S 164 STUDENT LOAN BILL OF RIGHTS   (Duhigg, Katy ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 164 (SB 164) enacts the Student Loan Bill of Rights Act. SB 164 provides for a student loan servicer’s license and delineates the duties of a student loan service. SB 164 gives administrative responsibility and enforcement power to the financial institutions division the regulation and licensing department. SB 164 provides for discharge of private education loans upon a showing of permanent disability. SB 164 requires that alternative repayment options be offered to borrowers equally; provides for right for cosigners, including notice and access to information; provides for cosigner release; and prohibits certain acceleration of private education loans. SB 164 creates the position of ombudsman. Defines certain violations of the Student Bill of Rights as unfair and unconscionable trade practices; creates a private right of action; and provides penalties. SB 164 creates the Student Loan Bill of Rights Fun. Makes an appropriation.


S 166 STATEWIDE WATERSHED STUDY   (Pinto, Shannon ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 166 (SB 166) makes an appropriation to the Department of Environment of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) to contract with an organization to conduct a watershed study statewide to review water infrastructure projects in agricultural areas and underdeveloped areas that lack water diversion from the major rivers in the state.


S 167 MINIMUM CREW FOR TRAIN OPERATION   (Pope, Harold James) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 167 (SB 167) requires a minimum crew for operation of a railroad train or locomotive in New Mexico and prescribes penalties.


S 168 INCREASE GAS TAX   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 168 (SB 168) incrementally increases the Gasoline Tax and Special Fuel Excise Tax one cent through 2025.


S 169 CREATE HIGHER ED COORDINATING COUNCIL   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 169 (SB 169) creates the Higher Education Coordinating Council and gives the Higher Education Department authority to approve capital expenditures.


S 170 FINANCIAL LITERACY SCHOOL CREDIT   (Hemphill, Siah Correa) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 170 (SB 170) amends Public Education graduation requirements to require one-half unit of financial literacy prior to graduation.


S 171 ON-CAMPUS ED. IN PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY   (Gallegos, David M) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to public schools by requiring local school boards to determine if public schools should open for on-campus instruction during a time when the state has issued a public health emergency order, including such orders issued during the remainder of the 2020-2022 school year or other school year if the coronavirus disease 2019 remains at epidemic levels in New Mexico by requiring on the local school board to make the determination based on federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations and declaring an emergency. Analysis


S 172 TRIBAL NATURAL RESOURCES SPECIALIST   (Pinto, Shannon ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 172 (SB 172) makes a nonrecurring General Fund appropriation to the Indian Affairs Department to hire a Tribal Natural Resources Specialist, who will work with the Indian nations, tribes, and pueblos of the state to cultivate and develop their natural resources.


S 173 MEAT PROCESSING PROGRAM   (Woods, Pat ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 173 (SB 173) makes an appropriation of one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) for the New Mexico Department of Agriculture for a statewide meat processing and marketing program.


S 174 FISCAL AGENT FOR CAPITAL OUTLAY PROJECTS   (Woods, Pat ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 174 (SB 174) provides that capital outlay funding requests for nongovernmental entity projects shall not be accepted unless the state or a county or municipality has accepted the role of acting as fiscal agent for the entity's project.


S 175 RURAL TEACHERS TAX CREDIT   (Gallegos, David M) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 175 (SB 175) adds a new section of the Income Tax Act to provide a rural teachers tax credit.


S 177 UNM HOSPITAL STRUCTURING   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to higher education by conforming the center of excellence at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center to structured similar to other centers of excellence.


S 178 SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT FEASIBILITY STUDY   (Hemphill, Siah Correa) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

SB 178 makes an appropriation for a substance abuse treatment feasibility study.


S 179 HOSPITAL CARE FACILITIES CONTRACT   (Jaramillo, Leo ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to public finance by clarifying the definition of Hospital Care Facilities Contract in the Hospital Funding Act and allowing the issuance of certain bonds for county skilled nursing and rehabilitation hospitals and enacting the 2021 Public Securities Validation Act and validating , ratifying, approving and confirming certain public securities and declaring an emergency.


S 180 REFORESTATION CENTER ACT   (Woods, Pat ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 180 (SB 180) enacts the New Mexico Reforestation Center Act. It directs the Forestry Division of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department to enter into a joint powers agreement with the Department of Forestry at New Mexico Highlands University, the Agricultural Experiment Station at NM State University and the Department of Biology at the University of New Mexico to create the New Mexico Reforestation Center to address the impacts of climate change on the state's forests and address the state's reforestation needs. It creates a board and directs the establishment of a dedicated account for funding.SB 180 makes an appropriation of four million six hundred eight thousand one hundred dollars ($4,608,100).


S 181 PAYMENT FLEXIBILITY FOR COURT CONVICTIONS   (Cervantes, Joseph ) Current Location: HCAL View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 181 (SB 181) provides flexibility for the payment of fines, fees and costs associated with convictions, and expands community service options.


S 182 THREATENING A PUBLIC OFFICIAL CRIME   (Cervantes, Joseph ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 182 (SB 182) creates the crime of threatening a public official.


S 183 UNIFORM COLLATERAL CONSEQUENCES OF CONVICTION   (Cervantes, Joseph ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 183 (SB 183) relates to criminal justice. SB 183 enacts the Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act. SB 183 provides definitions. SB 183 is effective on January 1, 2022.


S 184 PREVENTION OF CONGENITAL SYPHILIS IN INFANTS   (Stefanics, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to prevention of congenital syphilis in infants, and requiring physicians to test a pregnant woman for syphilis pursuant to federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention testing guidelines.


S 185 NM-GROWN PRODUCE IN SENIOR CENTERS   (Stefanics, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Making an appropriation to the Aging and Long-term Services Department to purchase New Mexico Grown fruits and vegetables senior center meal program


S 186 TRANSFER CERTAIN DPS DUTIES TO DOT   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 186 (SB 186) transfers certain authority and duties from the Department of Public Safety to the Department of Transportation.


S 187 TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PERMANENT FUND   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

On behalf of the Legislative Finance Committee and the Tobacco Settlement Revenue Oversight Committee SB187 this an Act requiring the remaining fifty percent of distribution to the Tobacco Settlement Permanent Fund for FY 2022, be distributed to the Tobacco Settlement Program Fund


S 188 MENTORSHIP AND GUIDANCE PROGRAMS FUNDING   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 188 (SB 188) makes a nonrecurring General Fund appropriation to the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) to contract for services to provide mentorship and guidance programs for at-risk youth.


S 189 FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION ACT   (Duhigg, Katy ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

CS Synopsis March 01, 2021: STBTCcs/SB 189: Senate Tax, Business and Transportation Committee, committee substitute for Senate Bill 189 enacts the Financial Exploitation Act and creates a civil cause of action. Definitions are provided. Original Synopsis February 04, 2021: Senate Bill 189 (SB 189) enacts the Financial Exploitation Act. SB 189 creates reporting requirements. SB 189 provides for the delay of suspect transactions. SB 189 describes training requirements for financial institutions. SB 189 creates a civil cause of action. SB 189 provides definitions. SB 189 changes sections of the NMSA 1978 to conform to this act.


S 190 DEV DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL   (Hemphill, Siah Correa) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Relating to disability by modifying, repealing and enacting sections of the Developmental Disabilities Act to make changes to the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council membership, purpose and duties and renaming the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council as the Development Disabilities Council


S 191 BRIDGES ACROSS NM PROGRAM   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to behavioral health by requiring the Human Services Department to convene a Bridges Across New Mexico Behavioral Health Consortium and making an appropriation.


S 192 LAW ENFORCEMENT DISCLOSURE OF EVIDENCE   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 192 (SB 192) requires law enforcement agencies and peace officers to disclose evidence favorable to an accused in a criminal case. SB 192 allows for certain actions against a police officer's certification for failure to perform disclosure duties or for hindrance of another peace officer's performance of those duties. SB 192 provides a penalty.


S 193 RURAL EQUITY OMBUDSMAN   (Hemphill, Siah Correa) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 193 (SB 193) creates a Rural Equity Ombud to work on issues of concern to rural and frontier communities.


S 194 PUBLIC CORRUPTION ACT   (Moores, Mark ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 194 (SB 194) creates the Public Corruption Act and provides penalties. It amends and enacts sections of the NMSA 1978.


S 195 TEEN DRIVER SAFETY TRAINING   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 195 makes an appropriation to the Department of Transportation to implement teen driver safety training.


S 196 CHILDREN'S CODE REFORM TASK FORCE   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Amended Synopsis February 10, 2021: SRCa1/SB 196 creates the Children's Code Reform Task Force, which will function until December 1, 2022. SRCa1/SB 196 requires the task force to study and make recommendations for changes to the Children's Code. SRCa1/SB 196 requires staff for the task force to be provided by the Children's Court Improvement Commission of the New Mexico Supreme Court. SRCa1/SB 196 requests that the Children's Court Improvement Commission of the New Mexico Supreme Court appoint members to serve on the task force, based on the membership guideline they provided in the original act. SRCa1/SB 196 provides other duties and membership guidelines. SRCa1/SB 196 makes a nonrecurring General Fund appropriation to the administrative office of the Courts for FY2022. SRCa1/SB 196 requires reporting by December 1, 2022. February 02, 2021: Senate Bill 196 (SB 196) creates the Children's Code Reform Task Force and it will function until December 1, 2022. SB 196 requires the task force to study and make recommendations for changes to the Children's Code. SB 196 requires staff for the task force to be provided by the Children's Court Improvement Commission of the New Mexico Supreme Court. SB 196 requires the Children's Court Improvement Commission of the New Mexico Supreme Court to appoint members to serve on the task force. SB 196 provides other duties and membership guidelines. SB 196 makes a nonrecurring General Fund appropriation to the administrative office of the Courts for the fiscal year 2022. SB 196 requires reporting by December 1, 2022.


S 197 INCREASE CIGARETTE TAX   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 1997 (SB 197) increases the excise tax on cigarettes and tobacco products.


S 198 PAID SICK LEAVE   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 198 (SB 198) enacts the Paid Sick Leave Act. SB198 requires accrual of paid sick leave for employees, provides remedies for violations, requires rulemaking, establishes burden of proof standards for retaliation cases and declares an emergency.


S 199 REDISTRICTING ACT   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: QSUB View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 199 (SB 199) enacts the Redistricting Act, creates the State Redistricting Commission, and directs the Commission to develop district plans for approval by the legislature and Governor.


S 200 TELEDENTISTRY DEFINITION   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health care by modifying the definition of tele dentistry.


S 201 NURSE ANESTHETIST INDEPENDENT ROLE   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to nursing by providing for an independent role for certified registered nurse anesthetist


S 202 ALTERNATE BUSINESS ENTITY NAMES   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 202 (SB 202) amends sections of Corporations to require businesses to register alternate business entity names.


S 203 LLC MEMBERSHIP IN ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 203 (SB 203) amends Corporations to require that articles of organization for limited liability companies include the name and address of each member.


S 204 RURAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 204 (SB204) amends the Rural Telecommunications Act in order to bring parity to those telecom carriers established after the enactment of the act when seeking access to the state Rural Universal Service Fund.


S 205 HOMELESS VETERAN OUTREACH   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 205 (SB 205) makes a nonrecurring General Fund appropriation to the Veterans' Services Department in the fiscal year 2022 to provide outreach and services to homeless veterans statewide.


S 206 AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS FUNDING   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 206 (SB 206) makes an appropriation for after-school and summer enrichment programs.


S 207 PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 207 (SB 207) creates the Public Works Commission and provides its powers and duties. It requires that the commission annually hear proposals for and review capital outlay-funded projects.


S 208 EXEMPT SOCIAL SECURITY FROM INCOME TAX   (Gallegos, David M) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 208 (SB 208) exempts federal Social Security income from state income tax.


S 209 NATIVE AMERICAN FILM FUNDING   (Pinto, Shannon ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 209 (SB 209) makes a nonrecurring General Fund appropriation to the New Mexico Film Division of the Economic Development Department in FY2022, to support Native American filmmakers and Native American film projects.


S 210 ETHNIC STUDIES EDUCATION   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 210 (SB 210) makes changes to Section 22-13-1 and Section 22-13-1.1 NMSA 1978. SB 210 provides a definition for ethnic studies. SB 210 requires ethnic studies that meet Public Education Department contents and performance. SB 210 creates the Ethnic Studies Council to assist the Public Education Department with curriculum development. SB 210 requires the Ethnic Studies Council to report its findings and recommendations to the Legislative Education Study Committee by July 1, 2022. SB 210 provides other duties and guidelines for the council. The Ethnic Studies Council sunset date is July 1, 2023.


S 211 CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATES   (Wirth, Peter ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 211 (SB 211) gradually increases the Corporate Income Tax rate for taxable income earners over $500 thousand and decreases the Gross Receipts Tax rate and Compensating Tax rate.


S 212 INTERSTATE STREAM COMMISSION MEMBERS   (Wirth, Peter ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 212 (SB 212) changes membership of the Interstate Stream Commission and provides other terms of holding office on the commission


S 213 PROHIBIT GAY OR TRANS PANIC DEFENSE   (Candelaria, Jacob ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Amended Synopsis March 16, 2021: HCPACa1/SB 213: The House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee amendment to Senate Bill 213 prohibits a defense based on a defendant's discovery of, knowledge about, or the potential disclosure of a victim's or witness's gender, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation. This act prohibits a defense based on a defendant being romantically propositioned in a nonviolent or non-threatening manner by a person of the same gender or a person who is transgender. Original Synopsis February 04, 2021: Senate Bill 213 (SB 213) prohibits a defense based on a defendant's discovery of, knowledge about, or the potential disclosure of a victim's or witness's gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. SB 213 prohibits a defense based on the effect on a defendant of being romantically propositioned in a nonviolent or non-threatening manner by a person of the same gender or a person who is transgender.


S 214 PIPELINE FOR ACEQUIA DE LAS VEGAS   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 214 (SB 214) makes an appropriation of seven hundred ninety-five thousand dollars ($795,000) for construction and equipment of a pipeline for the Acequia Madre de Las Vegas.


S 215 INCREASE REIMBURSEMENT IN AGING NETWORK   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

An Act making an appropriation to increase provider reimbursements in the ageing network.


S 216 POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE   (Candelaria, Jacob ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 216 (SB 216) makes changes to Section 30-31-23 NMSA 1978, to reduce the classification of possession of a controlled substance.


S 217 CID BUILDING CODES   (Soules, William ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 217 (SB 217) makes a change to Section 60-13-9 NMSA 1978. SB 217 changes duties of the Construction Industries Division of the Regulation and Licensing Department. SB 217 specifies minimum building code requirements. SB 217 is effective on July 1, 2022.


S 218 UNIFORM DIVISION OF INCOME FOR TAX PURPOSES   (Shendo, Benny ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 218 (SB 218) changes taxpayers’ election to apportion and allocate income for income tax to the New Mexico Uniform Division of Income for Tax Purposes Act.


S 219 NO CITIZENSHIP PROOF FOR OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 219 (SB 219) removes proof of citizenship or legal residency requirements for certain professionals. SB 219 allows for the submission of an individual taxpayer identification number for certain occupational license or permit applications.


S 220 EXCEPTIONS FOR BODY CAMERAS   (Cervantes, Joseph ) Current Location: HCPAC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 220 (SB 220) provides exceptions to the requirement that law enforcement use body-worn cameras in certain situations.


S 221 FINANCIAL CRIMES AGAINST THE VULNERABLE   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to crime by enacting the Financial Crimes Against Elderly Disabled or Vulnerable Adults Act, creating the Crimes of Financial Exploitation of an elderly disabled or vulnerable adult and unlawful use of a power of attorney, and providing penalties.


S 222 HEALTH INFO SYSTEM DEFINITIONS   (Hickey, Martin E) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 222 (SB222) Relating to health care by modifying definitions in the Health Information System Act.


S 223 CIGARETTE TAX DISTRIBUTIONS   (Candelaria, Jacob ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Relating to taxation by modifying certain distributions of cigarette tax revenue by authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds, making appropriations, authorizing the New Mexico Finance Authority to issue certain additional revenue bonds for the University of New Mexico Hospital and Comprehensive Cancer Center, correcting the incorrect references to certain laws caused by the partial veto of Laws 2020 and making an appropriation.


S 224 CRIME OF FAILURE TO SECURE FIREARM   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 224 (SB 224) enacts a new section of the Criminal Code to create the crime of failure to secure a firearm. SB 224 provides guidelines and penalties. SB 224 provides definitions for this act.


S 225 USE OF SOME REVENUE FOR SCHOOL FUNDING   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 225 amends Public School Finance to eliminate local revenue and federal revenue from the calculation of the state equalization guarantee distribution.


S 226 RETENTION OF FUNDING BY MUNICIPALITIES   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to taxation by allowing certain municipalities to retain ninety percent of a distribution to offset gross receipts deduction for food and health care practitioner services and clarifying that certain other municipalities and counties that did not have in effect on June 30, 2019 a hold harmless gross receipts tax are exempt from the phase out of the distribution.


S 227 INSPECTION OF POLICE MISCONDUCT INVESTIGATION   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

CS Synopsis February 25, 2021: SHPACcs/SB 227: The Senate Health and Public Affairs Committee, committee substitute for Senate Bill 227 provides for the inspection of law enforcement misconduct investigations. Requires reporting of officer-involved injuries or deaths. Amends the crime of justifiable homicide by a public officer or public employee. Enacts the Law Enforcement Officer Procedures Act. Regulates the use of physical force by officers. Establishes a duty of officers to intervene. Requires use of force policies. Prescribes standards for serving search warrants. Original Synopsis February 05, 2021: Senate Bill 227 (SB 227) enacts a new section of the Department of Public Safety Act. SB 227 also enacts the Law Enforcement Officer Procedures Act. SB 227 provides for the inspection of law enforcement misconduct investigations. SB 227 changes the crime of justifiable homicide by a public officer or public employee. SB 227 regulates the use of physical force by officers. SB 227 establishes a duty of officers to intervene. SB 227 requires the use of force policies. SB 227 prescribes standards for serving search warrants. SB 227 requires no later than ninety days after the effective date of this 2021 act, the head of each law enforcement agency to publish the use of force policy required by this act, in a location that is accessible to the public and in a conspicuous place on the agency's website. SB 227 requires the secretary to prepare an annual report regarding all officer-involved injuries or deaths that occurred during the preceding fiscal year. On or before September 30 of each year, the secretary will post the report on the department's website.


S 228 UNM CHICANO STUDIES DEPT.   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 218 (SB 218) appropriates $300,000 to the University of New Mexico’s Chicana and Chicano Studies Department.


S 229 HEALTHY FOOD FINANCING ACT   (Hamblen, Carrie ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Relating to economic development by enacting the Healthy Food Financing Act, creating the Healthy Food Financing Program in the Economic Development Department and creating the Equitable Food-Oriented Development Advisory Board , establishing powers and duties and creating a fund. SB 229 makes an appropriation.


S 230 INSTITUTIONAL RACISM IN STATE AGENCIES   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 230 (SB 230) requires each state agency or state entity to develop and implement policies to identify, assess and decrease institutional racism. SB 230 provides criteria by which state agencies will implement policies. SB 230 provides duties for the state personnel office.


S 231 HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATION CHANGES   (Pope, Harold James) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 231 (SB 231) requires that no less than seventy-five percent of the board of a homeowner association be elected by lot owners after seventy-five percent of lots are no longer owned by the declarant. It removes exceptions for master planned communities


S 232 EXEMPTION FROM IMMUNIZATION   (Schmedes, Gregg William) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health by providing an exemption from immunization for a child whose parent or guardian disallows immunization for reasons of conscience.


S 233 STUDENT BILL OF RIGHTS   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 233 adds a new section of the Public School Code of a Student Bill of Rights.


S 234 LOTTERY FOR HOME SCHOOL STUDENTS   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 234 (SB 234) qualifies home schooled students for Legislative Lottery Tuition Scholarships.


S 235 ABSENT VOTER ACT   (Pope, Harold James) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 235 (SB 235) provides for a permanent absentee voting list and for removal from the list.


S 236 INDEPENDENT CARLSBAD COMMUNITY COLLEGE   (Kernan, Gay G. ) Current Location: HEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 236 (SB 236) converts New Mexico State University Carlsbad branch community college into an independent community college.


S 237 CHARTER SCHOOL DUTIES   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 237 (SB 237) clarifies the powers and duties of chartering authorities in monitoring charter schools. SB 237 allows a chartering authority to sanction a governing body, which may include corrective action and suspension. SB 237 clarifies the Public School Code prohibition against nepotism.


S 238 ELIMINATE SEC. OF HEALTH POWERS   (Schmedes, Gregg William) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to public health by eliminating the Secretary of Health’s powers to isolate and quarantine certain individuals during a state of public health emergency and declaring an emergency.


S 239 HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE   (Stefanics, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 239 (SB239) Relating to medical malpractice by modifying the Medical Malpractice Act, clarifying the definition of Healthcare Provider, raising the recoverable limits, prohibiting disclosure of certain confidential information.


S 240 VOCATIONAL TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP ACT   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 240 (SB 240) enacts the Vocational Training Scholarship Act to support students taking career technical education courses offered at two-year institutions. SB 240 appropriates $2.55 million for the scholarship program.


S 241 NORTH CENTRAL EC DEV. DISTRICT   (Jaramillo, Leo ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 241 (SB 241) makes an appropriation of eighty thousand dollars ($80,000) to the Local Government Division (LGD) of the Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) for the North Central New Mexico Economic Development District to hire staff to provide planning, economic development, and project administration assistance to Rio Arriba, Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Taos, Colfax, Mora and San Miguel counties.


S 242 CITIZEN SUBSTITUTE CARE REVIEW   (Kernan, Gay G. ) Current Location: PVET View Analysis View Bill

CS Synopsis February 24, 2021: SHPACcs/SB 242: Senate Health and Public Affairs Committee, committee substitute for Senate Bill 242 amends and enacts sections of the NMSA 1978; and repeals Section 32A-8-5 and Section 32A-8-6 NMSA 1978. Provides for submission, review, and resolution of grievances against the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) pertaining to substitute care. Defines terms in the Citizen Substitute Care Review Act. Provides for staffing of the Substitute Care Advisory Council. Provides rules pertaining to volunteer members. Provides access to and requirements for, the confidentiality of certain records and information. Changes reporting requirements. Original Synopsis February 05, 2021: Senate Bill 242 (SB 242) changes and enacts sections of the NMSA 1978. SB 242 provides for submission, review, and resolution of grievances against the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) pertaining to substitute care. SB 242 defines terms in the Citizen Substitute Care Review Act. SB 242 provides for staffing of the Substitute Care Advisory Council. SB 242 provides for rules pertaining to volunteer members. SB 242 provides access to and requirements for confidentiality of certain records and information. SB 242 changes reporting requirements. SB 242 repeal Sections 32A-8-5 and 32A-8-6 NMSA 1978.


S 243 REMOVE SOME SOLAR ENERGY GRT DEDUCTIONS   (Hickey, Martin E) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 243 (SB 243) expands eligibility for the Gross Receipts Tax deduction for solar energy systems, sunsets the deduction, and requires annual reporting.


S 244 IMMUNIZATIONS DETRIMENTAL TO SOME CHILDREN   (Hickey, Martin E) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Relating to immunization by allowing a child’s parents of guardian to file a certificate from a certified nurse practitioner stating that immunization would be detrimental to the physical condition of the child.


S 245 GOV'S LEADERSHIP DIVERSITY NETWORK   (Pinto, Shannon ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

CS Synopsis February 25, 2021: SHPACcs/SB 245: The Senate Health and Public Affairs Committee, committee substitute for Senate Bill 245 creates the Governor's Leadership Diversity Network and provides duties. Provides for cultural Awareness Certification for private sector entities. Provides for a Cultural Competency Certification Program for New Mexico employers and their employees. Requires all public officers and employees, including all branches of state government, public schools, special schools and public post-secondary educational institutions, to have Cultural Awareness Training. The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2021. Original Analysis February 03, 2021: Senate Bill 245 (SB 245) creates the Governor's Leadership Diversity Network. SB 245 provides duties. SB 245 provides for cultural awareness professional development to be made available to private sector entities. SB 245 provides for the development of diverse leadership programs. SB 245 provides for cultural competency certification. SB 245 requires all public officers and employees, including all branches of state government, public schools, special schools, and public post-secondary educational institutions, to have cultural awareness training. Allows training to be designed to meet state bar or other professional continuing education requirements. SB 245 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 246 "IN GOD WE TRUST" ON PUBLIC BUILDINGS   (Gallegos, David M) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 246 (SB 246) requires the national motto, In God We Trust, to be displayed on all public buildings in New Mexico and on all vehicle registration plates.


S 247 JUVENILE LIFE SENTENCES W/OUT PAROLE   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 247 (SB 247) prohibits the imposition of life without parole on a child offender, and provides parole procedures for children who were given adult sentences.


S 248 ANONYMOUS REPORTING IN SCHOOLS   (Neville, Steven P. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 248 (SB 248) adds a new section of Public School Code requiring the development and implementation of a statewide school-specific anonymous reporting program to report harmful activity that has occurred, is occurring or may occur in a public school or that involves a school employee or student.


S 249 NO IMPACT AID AS FEDERAL REVENUE   (Pinto, Shannon ) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 249 (SB 249) amends Public School Finance to eliminate impact aid from the definition of “federal revenue”.


S 250 INDUSTRIAL FACILITY REMEDIATION & RESTORATION   (Sharer, William E. ) Current Location: SCONC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 250 (SB 250) enacts the Industrial Facilities Remediation and Restoration Act. It provides the Department of Environment with powers and duties. It requires owners of industrial facilities to remediate and restore the industrial site when the industrial facility is no longer operational or the owner or land titleholder offers the property for sale. SB 250 requires remediation and restoration plans. It provides for enforcement and prescribes administrative and criminal penalties.


S 251 ANATOMICAL GIFT OPTION ON LICENSE   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 251 (SB 251) requires license applications and renewal forms to include a section where an applicant may signify a desire to make an anatomical gift. SB 251 also requires the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) to keep a statewide donor registry.


S 252 SPACE FLIGHT INFORMED CONSENT   (Diamond, Crystal ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 252 (SB 252) expands a definition in the Space Flight Informed Consent Act. SB 252 also makes the provisions of the Space Flight Informed Consent Act permanent by eliminating the delayed repeal in Laws 2013, Chapter 131, Section 4.


S 253 HIGHER ED DEPT. LIBRARIES   (Pinto, Shannon ) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 253 (SB 2533) appropriates $494,000 to the Higher Education Department for internet access for libraries at colleges and universities.


S 254 FILLING US REPRESENTATIVE VACANCIES   (Moores, Mark ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 254 (SB 254) provides new procedures for filling a vacancy in the United States House of Representatives by requiring a primary and general election to fill the vacancy.


S 255 HARM REDUCTION ACT   (O'Neill, Bill B. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health by modifying Sections of the Harm Reduction Act and expanding the Harm Reduction Program to provide supplies for the safe consumption of controlled substances and providing immunity for criminal liability for possession of items necessary for safe consumption of controlled substances and amending the Controlled Substances Act to exclude supplies used for safe consumption of controlled substances from unlawful paraphernalia.


S 256 FIRE PROTECTION FUND   (Burt, William F) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Amended February 20, 2021: STBTCa1/SB 256: The Senate Tax, Business and Transportation Committee amendment 1 to Senate Bill 256 increases transfers from the Fire Protection Fund to the General Fund. The Fire Protection Grant Fund will not revert at the end of a fiscal year. Removes the requirement that stipends for volunteer firefighters be provided only in underserved areas. Requires that the Fire Protection Grant Council assess the need for recruiting and retention programs for volunteer firefighters. Effective on July 1, 2021. Original Analysis February 08, 2021: Senate Bill 256 (SB 256) increases transfers from the Fire Protection Fund to the Fire Protection Grant Fund. SB 256 provides that the Fire Protection Grant Fund will not revert at the end of a fiscal year. SB 256 removes the requirement that stipends for volunteer firefighters be provided only in underserved areas. SB 256 requires that the Fire Protection Grant Council assess the need for recruiting and retention programs for volunteer firefighters. SB 256 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 257 DELINQUENCY PLACEMENTS   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 257 (SB 257) expands the scope of delinquency placements. SB 257 provides for petitions for alternative placements for delinquency placements. SB 257 ensures that placements for Indian children provide access to cultural practices. SB 257 enacts requirements for court orders for delinquency placements.


S 258 CREATE CRIME OF LOOTING   (Baca, Gregory ) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 258 (SB 258) creates the fourth-degree felony of looting.


S 259 TAX DEDUCTION FOR UNIFORMED RETIREES   (Burt, William F) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 259 (SB 259 provides a personal income tax deduction based on a percentage of military retirement income for uniformed services retiree or the retiree’s surviving spouse.


S 260 LEGISLATIVELY CREATED TASK FORCE OPEN MTGS.   (Gallegos, David M) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 260 (SB 260) requires that certain task forces are subject to the Open Meetings Act.


S 261 COVID PRESUMPTION FOR FIREFIGHTERS   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health by adding pandemic disease to the list of conditions presumed to be proximately caused by employment as a firefighter and revising a provision relating to breast cancer.


S 262 LEASED EMPLOYEE WELFARE BENEFIT PLANS   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 262 (SB 262) provides that certain benefit plans offered by an employee leasing contractor to the leased workers of the employee leasing contractor be treated as a single employer welfare benefit plan.


S 263 ADULT DIPLOMAS PROGRAM   (Brandt, Craig ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 263 (SB 263) enacts the Adult Workforce Diploma Program Act administered by the Higher Education Department to provide programs targeted to New Mexicans over 21 years old. SB 263 makes an appropriation of $3 million.


S 264 USE OF CLUBS BY NONPROFITS   (Griggs, Ron ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 264 (SB 264) increases from two to four the number of times per year that a club may allow another nonprofit organization to use its facilities.


S 265 COUNTY JURISDICTION OVER TRAFFIC CITATIONS   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: HJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 265 (SB 265) requires traffic citations to be filed in the county in which the violation is alleged to have been committed.


S 266 STAGGER CERTAIN JUDICIAL TERMS   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 266 (SB 266) staggers, extends, and shortens the expiration year of certain district court judges and metropolitan court judges.


S 267 ADD MOUNTED PATROL TO LAW ENFORCEMENT   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 267 (SB 267) changes sections of the NMSA 1978 to add members of the New Mexico Mounted Patrol to definitions or categories of law enforcement officers. SB 267 provides for insurance costs for members of the New Mexico Mounted Patrol. SB 267 prohibits arrests for traffic violations if not in uniform. SB 267 provides exceptions. SB 267 makes a nonrecurring appropriation from the General Fund to the Risk Management Division of the General Services Department for the fiscal year 2022.


S 268 CHANGE AUDIT REPORTING REQUIREMENTS   (Pope, Harold James) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 268 (SB 268) specifies that confidential audit documents are not public record.


S 269 SMALL LOAN ACT EXEMPTIONS & LICENSEES   (Ivey-Soto, Daniel A) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 269 (SB 269) exempts loans that do not accrue interest from certain provisions of the New Mexico Small Loan Act of 1955 and clarifies record requirements for an out-of-state licensee.


S 270 STANDARD LICENSE PLATE FOR WORTHY PURPOSES   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: DEAD View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 270 (SB 270) creates a standardized registration plate for worthy public purposes and provides for specialized registration decals for supporters of worthy public purposes. It makes appropriations.


S 271 PURPLE STAR PUBLIC SCHOOL PROGRAM   (Pope, Harold James) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 271 (SB 271) creates purple star public schools, which demonstrate a commitment to students and families connect to the United States military or honor the accomplishments of veterans and active reserve members of the military and the national guard.


S 272 MILITARY FAMILY EARLY SCHOOL ENROLLMENT   (Pope, Harold James) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 272 (SB 272) requires school districts and charter schools to allow miliatary families to enroll school-age children prior to their physical presence in the state.


S 273 DEFINITION OF RURAL LIBRARY   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 273 (SB 273) revises the definition of Rural Library to tie the definition to the population as determined by the federal census rather than the population at the time the library was established.


S 274 USE OF DEADLY FORCE REPORTING   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 274 (SB 274) provides a reporting mechanism following the use of deadly force by a peace officer that results in great bodily harm or death, and requires an independent investigation.


S 275 VSD RESPONSIBILITY FOR HOMELESS VETERANS   (Pope, Harold James) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 275 (SB 275) designates the Veterans' Services Department as responsible for providing assistance to veterans who are or are at risk for experiencing homelessness.


S 276 REGIONAL HAZMAT RESPONSE VOLUNTEER TEAMS   (Pinto, Shannon ) Current Location: HLLC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 276 (SB 276) creates regional volunteer response teams to assist in emergencies with hazard materials including viral diseases. SB 276 declares an emergency.


S 277 MILITARY RETIREMENT PAY TAX EXEMPTION   (Pope, Harold James) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 277 (SB 277) exempts up to $30,000 of retired military pay from state income tax.


S 278 STATE INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT   (Shendo, Benny ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 278 (SB 278) enacts the State Indian Child Welfare Act under new sections of the Children's Code. SB 278 changes sections of the NMSA 1978. SB 278 consolidates provisions specific to child custody proceedings involving Indian children into the State Indian Child Welfare Act. SB 278 provides additional requirements governing child custody proceedings involving Indian children. SB 278 repeals Sections 32A-1-14 and 32A-3B-6.1 NMSA 1978. SB 278 provides definitions. The provisions of Section 7 are applicable to tribal-state agreements that become effective on or after July 1, 2021. The provisions of this act apply to all open cases prior to July 1, 2021. SB 278 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 279 OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE CHANGES   (O'Neill, Bill B. ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 279 (SB279) repeals the Osteopathic Medicine Act, gives authority to the New Mexico Medical Board to exercise oversight of osteopathic practitioners, increases fees, and transfers certain property, funds, and other items to the New Mexico Medical Board.


S 280 PASEO DEL NORTE STB'S   (Pope, Harold James) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 280 (SB 280) authorizes the issuance of severance tax bonds for planning, design and construction to complete Paseo Del Norte Northwest in Bernalillo County and widen the roadway to two lanes. It makes an appropriation


S 281 CONTRACT RENEGOTIATIONS FOR SOME BUSINESSES   (Neville, Steven P. ) Current Location: PKVT View Analysis View Bill

Relating to economic development by providing for contract negotiations for certain businesses adversely affected by the Public Health Order.


S 282 RELEASE OF CERTAIN MEDICAL RECORDS   (Hickey, Martin E) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to medical records by allowing disclosures for treatment payment and other activities.


S 283 PROPERTY TAX "RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY"   (Woods, Pat ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 283 (SB 283) adds residential property to the Real Estate Disclosure Act


S 284 CONSERVANCY DISTRICT ELECTION PROCEDURES   (Ivey-Soto, Daniel A) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 284 (SB 284) amends election procedures for artesian conservancy districts


S 285 EMERGENCY MENTAL HEALTH EVALUATIONS   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: PVET View Analysis View Bill

Relating to behavioral health by allowing emergency medical technicians for emergency responders to transport a person for emergency mental health evaluation and care in the absence of a court order if the person provides consent or at the request of a peace officer under limited circumstances.


S 286 EMERGENCY CONGRESSIONAL ELECTION PROCEDURE   (Ivey-Soto, Daniel A) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 286 (SB 286) provides temporary emergency procedures for the conduct of congressional special elections held during the pandemic in 2021.


S 287 WEST CENTRAL AVE. EC DEVELOPMENT   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 287 (SB 287) makes an appropriation of seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000) to the Local Government Division of the Department of Finance and Administration to promote economic development and revitalization of the West Central Avenue Corridor in Albuquerque.


S 288 CANNABIS REGULATION ACT   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 288 (SB 288) enacts the Cannabis Regulation Act and the Cannabis Tax Act and legalizes, regulates, and taxes recreational marijuana for people 21 or older. SB 288 creates a state agency, Cannabis Control Commission to oversee state-controlled cannabis sales. The bill establishes the Cannabis Regulation Fund and the Road Safety Fund and imposes a 2% excise tax. SB makes an appropriation and declares an emergency.


S 289 SPECIAL ED DIVISION OF ED DEPT.   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 289 (SB 289) creates a division in the Public Education Department to focus on special education; provides powers and duties; and requires accountability. SB 289 amends, repeals, enacts and recompiles sections of the NMSA 1978. Makes an appropriation.


S 290 PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 290 (SB 290) creates the Public Works Commission which will consist of twelve members, four of which will be appointed by the speaker of the house; and four by the senate committee’s committee or the president pro tempore in the interim. The legislative members biennially will appoint four public members with expertise in architecture or engineering. The members will be evenly divided between the two major parties. SB 290 directs the speaker of the house and the committee’s committee or the president pro tem to select the PWC’s chair and vice chair, whose seats will rotate each year and to remove a member for nonattendance. It requires majority approval for any action.


S 291 INSPECTION OF PRIVATE PRISONS   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 291 (SB 291) requires inspections of private prisons.


S 292 SMALL BUSINESS INCUBATORS   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 292 (SB 292) makes an appropriation to the Economic Development Department to manage and support small business incubator centers.


S 293 REFUND & WAIVER OF CERTAIN BUSINESS LICENSES   (Candelaria, Jacob ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 293 (SB 293) amends business restrictions providing for the refund and waiver of license fees to certain businesses whose operations were restricted by an executive order made pursuant to the Public Health Emergency Response Act.


S 294 MARRIAGE LICENSE & CERTIFICATE FEES   (Stefanics, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 294 (SB 294) increases the fee that a county clerk must charge for issuing, acknowledging and recording a marriage license and certificate.


S 295 DISASTER FUNDING CHANGES   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 295 (SB 294) modifies disaster and emergency funding policies. SB 295 implements reporting requirements.


S 296 INCREASE PENALTIES FOR ENVIRO VIOLATIONS   (McKenna, Brenda Grace Agoyothé) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

: Senate Bill 296 (SB 296) amends the New Mexico Mining Act, the Air Quality Control Act, the Hazardous Waste Act, the Water Quality Act and the Solid Waste Act to increase civil penalties for violations, noncompliance, and failure to correct for noncompliance to account for inflation


S 297 STATE AGENCY RENEWABLE ENERGY PURCHASES   (Hickey, Martin E) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

: Senate Bill 297 (SB 297) allows agencies to enter into contracts to purchase renewable energy for a term not to exceed the useful life of the facilities used to supply the energy.


S 298 LEGISLATIVE ELECTION CHANGES   (Wirth, Peter ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 298 (SB 298) includes candidates for the offices of state senator and state representative in the Voter Action Act, prescribes campaign contribution limits from sources other than qualified electors, establishes distribution amounts for candidates.


S 299 MOBILITY LIMITATION LICENSE PLATE   (Moores, Mark ) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 299 (SB 299) requires the Taxation and Revenue Department to establish a design element that denotes significant mobility limitation and to issue that design element on another special registration plate if requested by a person who qualifies. 3/12/2021 The Senate introduced a committee substitute for SB 299A STBTC (CS/SB 299 Fl/S) that requires the Taxation and Revenue Department to establish a design element that denotes significant mobility limitation and to issue that design element on another special registration plate if requested by a person who qualifies. It creates a standardized registration plate for worthy public purposes and provides for specialized registration decals for supporters of worthy public purposes. CS/SB 299 Fl/S makes appropriations.


S 300 PAID TIME OFF TAX CREDIT   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 300 (SB 300) creates the Paid Time Off ncome Tax Credit and the Paid Time Off Corporate Income Tax Credit.


S 301 ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM TAX CREDIT   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 301 (SB 301) creates the Energy Storage System Tax Credit and requires annual reporting.


S 302 EDUCATIONAL EMPLOYEE PTSD   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 302 (SB 302) adds a new section to the New Mexico Occupational Disease Disablement Law. SB 302 requires post traumatic stress disorder to be presumed to be cause by employment for educational employees, provides exceptions and establishes burden of proof for defenses. Requires workers’ compensation reimbursement in certain situations.


S 303 CHANGE ED RETIREMENT BOARD MEMBERSHIP   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 303 (SB 303) changes the membership of the New Mexico Educational Retirement Board.


S 304 VOTING DISTRICT GEOGRAPHIC DATA   (McKenna, Brenda Grace Agoyothé) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 304 (SB 304) directs the Secretary of State to collect and make publicly available the geographic information system data for each voting district in the state.


S 305 CAPITAL OUTLAY REFORM ACT   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 305 (SB305) is a capital outlay reform bill that creates the Capital Outlay Committee, the Capital Projects Task Force, the Capital Planning and Assistance Division of the Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) and provides for an annual capital outlay expenditure proposal and an annual state capital improvements plan. The legislation appropriates $100,000 to the Legislative Council Service and $100,000 to the Legislative Finance Committee to implement the act.


S 306 CONTINUATION OF NORTHERN NM AMTRAK SVC.   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 306 (SB 306) enacts a new section under the Railroad Planning and Projects Act, Section 63-3A-1 NMSA 1978. SB 306 directs the Department of Transportation to address the continuation of Amtrak service in northern New Mexico, serving Lamy, Las Vegas, Raton, and the Philmont Scout Ranch. SB 306 makes a recurring General Fund appropriation to the Department of Transportation in the fiscal year 2022 and subsequent fiscal years.


S 307 DAILY SCHOOL BUS DRIVER SALARIES   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 307 (SB 307) adds a new section to Public Schools to establish a daily salary for school bus driving services. SB 307 also requires payment of gross receipts tax to school bus driving services.


S 308 ELIZABETH WHITFIELD END-OF-LIFE OPTIONS ACT   (Stefanics, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 308 (SB 308) enacts the Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options Act. It amends a section of Chapter 30, Article 2 NMSA 1978 to establish rights, procedures and protections relating to medical aid in dying. SB 308 establishes reporting requirements and removes criminal liability for providing assistance pursuant to the Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options Act.


S 309 MASK PURCHASE, DISTRIBUTION & EDUCATION   (Steinborn, Jeff ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Makes an appropriation to the Department of Health fo the purchase and distribution of KN95 masks or equivalently effective masks and for robust statewide public education campaign about the importance and proper usage of masks. Also declaring an emergency.


S 310 CHILD SEX CRIME STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS   (Steinborn, Jeff ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 310 (SB 310) increases the statutes of limitations for criminal sexual penetration and criminal sexual contact of a child. SB 310 allows prosecution for a crime against a minor to commence at any time after the occurrence of the crime until the alleged victim reaches the age of thirty. SB 310 allows prosecution for a crime against a minor to commence at any time after the occurrence of the crime until the alleged victim reaches the age of thirty-five; except this doesn't apply to violent first-degree felonies or to Paragraph (1) of Subsection G of Section 30-9-11 NMSA 1978.


S 311 LOBBYING & AD CAMPAIGN CHANGES   (Steinborn, Jeff ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 311 (SB 311) amends the Lobbyist Regulation Act. It defines advertising campaign, requires lobbyists to report compensation received for lobbying, and makes technical changes to the advertising campaign reporting requirements.


S 312 GAME & FISH & WILDLIFE CHANGES   (Steinborn, Jeff ) Current Location: SCONC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 312 (SB312) makes significant changes to the Department of Game and Fish as well as the State Game Commission. The department is renamed to the Department of Wildlife Conservation while the commission is renamed to the State Wildlife Conservation Commission. All statutory references to the department and the commission are changed throughout this legislation. Significant changes are made to out of state elk licenses, the definition of an outfitter, and the taking of an animal by a landowner. This legislation makes two appropriations of $1,000,000 ($1 million) each, one recurring and one non-recurring. Effective dates vary by section and are as follows: Section 195 is July 1, 2021, Section 193 is April 1, 2022, and Section 1-192, 194, 196, and 197 are July 1, 2022.


S 313 PUBLIC BANKING ACT   (Steinborn, Jeff ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 313 (SB 313) enacts the Public Banking Act and creates the Public Bank of New Mexico and the State Banking Fund.


S 314 POST-SESSION LOBBYING REPORTS   (Steinborn, Jeff ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 314 (SB 314) changes the Lobbyist Regulation Act to require post-session reports on what legislation a lobbyist or lobbyist's employer lobbied.


S 315 PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER RETIREMENT   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 315 (SB 315) includes certain state police division officers under the State Police member, correctional officer member and probation and parole officer member coverage plan 1 in the Public Employee Retirement Act, adjusts certain service credit earned, and makes a $5,340,000 appropriation.


S 316 GENDER & ORIENTATION DATA COLLECTION   (Hamblen, Carrie ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Amended Synopsis 1 March 12, 2021: SJCa1/SB 316: Senate Judiciary Committee amendment 1 to Senate Bill 316 requires executive departments and public bodies to collect demographic data pertaining to sexual orientation and gender identity. This act requires reporting to the legislature, all the data collected pursuant to this section, and the method used to collect the data. This act requires the data to be available to the public in accordance with state and federal law, except for personal identifying information, which will be deemed confidential and not disclosed. This act provides other restrictions and exceptions. Definitions are provided. The provisions of this act are effective on October 31, 2021. Original Synopsis February 03, 2021: Senate Bill 316 (SB 316) requires certain executive departments and public bodies to collect demographic data pertaining to sexual orientation and gender identity. SB 316 requires reporting to the legislature, the data collected pursuant to this section, and the method used to collect the data. SB 316 requires the data to be available to the public in accordance with state and federal law, except for personal identifying information, which will be deemed confidential and not be disclosed. SB 316 provides other restrictions and exceptions. SB 316 provides definitions. SB 316 is effective on October 31, 2021.


S 317 NO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COST SHARING   (Hickey, Martin E) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 23 (SB23) Relates to health coverage by enacting sections of the Health Care Purchasing Act, the New Mexico Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Law and the Non-profit Health Care Plan Law to establish limits on cost sharing and coinsurance for chiropractic physician services.


S 317 NO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COST SHARING   (Hickey, Martin E) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

SB 317 relates to health coverage by prohibiting imposition of cost sharing for behavioral health services under certain insurance coverage policies or plans and allowing plans to exempt from regulation under the New Mexico Insurance Cove to eliminate cost sharing for behavioral health services, and establishing reporting requirements.


S 318 CHARTER SCHOOL CHANGES   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 318 (SB 318) relates to Public Schools requiring notification to charter schools of property available for their educational operations; allowing school districts to develop facility prioritization plans. SB 318 creates a Charter Facility Fund and requires policies for loans from the Public Project Revolving Fund or the Charter Facility Fund. Modifies the terms applicable to grants from the Public School Capital Outlay Fund for leased facilities. Specifies dates by which charter schools must provide information on capital improvement projects proposed for funding through property tax imposition. Makes an appropriation.


S 319 SCHOOL USE OF RESTRAINT   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 319 (SB 319) amends Public Schools to specify requirements under which schools can employ restraint and provides which restraints cannot be used; bans the use of seclusion in schools. Requires public input for school policies on restraint and requires training for school personnel on alternative forms of restraint. Creates new requirements for reporting and documentation procedures. Adds definitions for medication restraint and prone restraint.


S 320 NEW LIQUOR LICENSE TYPES   (Griggs, Ron ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 320 (SB 320) creates new types of liquor licenses and alters the requirements and powers conferred by certain liquor licenses


S 321 COUNTY COURTHOUSE BONDING ACT   (Griggs, Ron ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 321 (SB 321) enacts the County Courthouse Bonding Act, allows the New Mexico Finance Authority to issue county courthouse revenue bonds, creates the County Courthouse Bonding Fund, the County Courthouse Grant Fund, provides grants to certain counties for courthouse projects, and provides a tax distribution to the fund.


S 322 ZONING CHANGES FOR DISABLED   (Schmedes, Gregg William) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 322 (SB 322) requires local governments to provide zoning regulations that allows additional housing for residents with disabilities in single-family districts.


S 323 HEALTH CARE WORKERS PROTECTION ACT   (Schmedes, Gregg William) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health care by enacting the Health Care Workers Protection Act and providing penalties.


S 324 PROTECTIVE CUSTODY FOR CHILDREN   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 324 (SB 324) changes the Family in Need of Court-Ordered Services Act and the Abuse and Neglect Act. SB 324 revises procedures for placing children in protective custody. SB 324 repeals sections 32A-4-7 and 32A-4-16 NMSA 1978. SB 324 is effective on October 1, 2021.


S 325 DEPT. OF TRANS COLLECTION OF DAMAGES   (Shendo, Benny ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 325 (SB 325) provides for the process for the collection of damages by the Department of Transportation for destruction of property.


S 326 LIMIT USE OF PESTICIDES AT SCHOOLS   (McKenna, Brenda Grace Agoyothé) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 326 (SB 326) enacts the Public Schools Pesticide Management Act. SB 326 enacts new sections of the NMSA 1978. SB 326 limits the use of pesticides on public grounds and school grounds. SB 326 provides duties and procedures for pesticide use by the state, local governments, and public schools. SB 326 provides definitions. SB 326 provides exemptions. SB 326 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 327 RELEASE OF CERTAIN SENSITIVE INFO   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 327 (SB 327) prohibits the disclosure of sensitive personal information by state agency and court employees, and restricts the disclosure of certain information by certain state employees.


S 328 WATER & SANITATION GROSS RECEIPTS   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: PVET View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 328 (SB 328) removes the six-year limitation on imposition of the water and sanitation gross receipts tax.


S 329 AMBULANCE SERVICES   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill329 (SB329) amends the Ambulance Standards Act by deleting and replacing language in section 1 and adding a new section 2:AMBULANCE SERVICE ASSISTANCE FUND CREATED - - GRANT REQUIREMENTS


S 330 DROPOUT PREVENTION PROGRAM   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 330 (SB330) requests an appropriation to the Public Education Department for Dropout Prevention Programs.


S 331 ADDITIONAL OATH FOR CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 331 (SB 331) creates an additional oath of office for the secretary of state and the county clerks, requiring them to carry out their duties in a fair and neutral manner. SB331 also prohibits the secretary of state and the county clerks from running for other elected office during or two years after their term. The secretary of state and the county clerks are also prohibited from participating in official decisions that will benefit their campaign, nor may they publicly endorse candidates for elected office.


S 332 SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS   (Baca, Gregory ) Current Location: SIRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 332 (SB 332) states that a soil and water conservation levy shall not exceed a period of ten years. Further, a soil and water conservation district levy may not be used for capital obligations that were not in the original resolution. Finally, SB 332 provides an expiration date for levies issued before the passage of this act.


S 333 FORECLOSURE AND HOUSING STUDY   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 333 (SB333) An Act, making an appropriation to the Administrative Office of the Courts to contract with a nonprofit community development corporation to study certain housing issues within the state.


S 334 MINING DIRECTOR & ENVIRO CONSIDERATIONS   (Stefanics, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: SCONC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 334 (SB 334) provides that the director of the Mining and Minerals Division of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department consider the effect on the environment and public health before issuing a permit for a new mining operation.


S 335 ENMU ROBOTICS PROGRAM   (Diamond, Crystal ) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 335 (SB 335) makes an appropriation to the Board of Regents of Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) to create a program to teach school teachers and their students about robotics.


S 336 VOTING FOR 16-YEAR-OLDS   (Hamblen, Carrie ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 336 (SB 336) allows residents who are sixteen or seventeen years old to vote.


S 337 WORKPLACE PREPARATION SCHOOL PROGRAMS   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 337 (SB 337) makes an appropriation for the provision of academically integrated out-of-school and summer programs statewide; provides requirements to receive funds; and specifies the Public Education Department work with the New Mexico Alliance for College and Career Readiness.


S 338 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIM RELEASE FROM LEASE   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 338 (SB 338) enacts a new section of the Uniform Owner-Resident Relations Act. SB 338 allows tenants who are victims of domestic violence or sexual assault to be released without penalty from lease agreements, under certain conditions. SB 338 provides duties, guidelines, and stipulations for the landlord and tenants. SB 338 provides for civil liability. SB 338 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 339 LOW-INCOME COMPREHENSIVE TAX REBATE   (Candelaria, Jacob ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 339 (SB 339) amends taxation code to increase the low-income comprehensive tax rebate. SB 339 also increases the amount of the working families tax credit and expands eligibility requirements for the credit. SB339 requires withholders of the tax to provide withholds information regarding state assistance for low-income New Mexican from the Taxation and Revenue Department.


S 340 MEDICAL MARIJUANA CHANGES   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Relating to medical cannabis by modifying a Section of the Lynn and Erin Compassionate Use Act to clarify the definition of reciprocal participant


S 341 LEG. APPROP FOR COMM SCHOOLS FUND   (Neville, Steven P. ) Current Location: PVET View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 341 (SB 341) An act making the community schools fund subject to appropriation by the Legislature.


S 342 MEDICAID WAIVER WAGE ACT   (Stefanics, Elizabeth "Liz" ) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to health by enacting the Medicaid Waiver Wage Fairness and Workforce Act and requiring provider agencies that provide services through certain Medicaid Waiver Programs to increase compensation for certain staff when reimbursement rates increase and requiring provider agencies to maintain records and report on staff compensation and providing for the recoupment of reimbursement rate increases paid to provider agencies to collect and report data regarding the direct support professional workforce


S 343 CRIME OF RACING ON HIGHWAYS OR STREETS   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 343 (SB 343) amends the crime of racing on highways to include racing on streets, makes the Crime Victims Reparation Act applicable to street racing, provides for the suspension of a license upon conviction for street racing.


S 344 CRIME OF VEHICULAR MANSLAUGHTER   (Hickey, Martin E) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 344 (SB 344) creates the crime of vehicular manslaughter.


S 345 PER DIEM & MILEAGE ACT CHANGES   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 345 (SB 345) makes changes to the rules regarding per diem attendance and reimbursement.


S 346 SPECIAL ED OMBUD ACT   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 346 (SB 346) enacts the Special Education Omud Act; establishes the officer of the state special education embed; and provides duties. SB 346 requires investigation and resolution of concerns; provides access to student educational records; and provides for the confidentiality of records. SB 346 provides potential actions for noncompliance. Requires an annual report. Makes an appropriation.


S 347 CONFINEMENT OF EGG-LAYING HENS ACT   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 347 (SB 347) enacts the Confinement of Egg-laying Hens Act, which prohibits certain confinement of egg-laying hens and prohibits the sale of eggs from confined hens. SB 347 prescribes penalties.


S 348 EMPLOYMENT BOOT CAMP TRAINING   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 348 (SB 348) makes an appropriation to the Higher Education Department for Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) to establish a program to train unemployed and underemployed workers for long term economic and workforce development.


S 349 MORTGAGE RELIEF ACT   (Duhigg, Katy ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 349 (SB 349) enacts the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Mortgage Relief Act. SB 349 provides definitions. SB 349 provides a moratorium on all foreclosures during the coronavirus disease 2019 public health emergency and requires certain disclosures be made to borrowers. SB 349 requires certain loss mitigation options and requires compliance as a precondition to foreclosure. Declares an emergency.


S 350 GEOTHERMAL TAX CREDIT CHANGES   (Soules, William ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 350 (SB 350) extends the date to purchase and install a geothermal ground-coupled heat pump to receive the geothermal ground-coupled heat pump tax credit pursuant to the Income Tax Act and the Corporate Income and Franchise Tax Act.


S 351 GLOBAL HOSPITAL BUDGETS TASK FORCE   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 351 (SB351) Creates an Act to establish the Global Hospital Budgets Task force to study global hospital budgets, create a demonstration project, determine federal funding impacts and provide a recommendation to the Secretary of Health and the Secretary of Human Services to apply for funding from the Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services pursuant to Section 1115 (A) of the Federal Social Security Act to test the demonstration project upon the Task Force’s recommendation.


S 352 ORDERS SIGNED BY PROBATE JUDGES   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 352 (SB 352) relates to probate courts. SB 352 allows probate judges to sign orders or other documents from a location in the county that is not the county seat. SB 352 repeals Section 34-7-5 NMSA 1978, pertaining to penalties for probate judges or clerks.


S 353 EYE TESTS FOR SCHOOL KIDS   (Sanchez, Joshua A) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

SB 353 relates to education by modifying Section 22-13-30 NMSA 1978 by requiring all students in grade levels lower than fourth grade who enter public preschool, Head Start or public schools for the first time to have a comprehensive vision examination by a licensed optometry practitioner on or before January 1, of the school year in which they enroll, and providing for the promulgation of training requirements for school vision screeners.


S 354 VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 354 (SB 354) relates to executive reorganization. SB 354 enacts the Vocational Rehabilitation Act and creates the Vocational Rehabilitation Commission. SB 354 eliminates the Vocational Rehabilitation Division of the Public Education Department and creates the Vocational Rehabilitation Office. SB 354 provides powers and duties; transfer of functions, personnel, money, appropriations, records and other property.


S 355 PARENTING COORDINATORS   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 355 (SB 355) provides for the appointment of a Parenting Coordinator in a proceeding in which a child custody order is issued. An appointed parenting coordinator serves as an arm of the court and assists the court in discharging its duty to protect the best interests of the child. SB 355 allows expenses, costs, and fees of the parenting coordinator to be allocated among the parties as determined by the court. SB 355 provides other duties and prohibited actions.


S 356 BURIAL OF DECEASED INDIGENT PERSONS   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Making an appropriation for assistance in the burial of deceased indigent persons.


S 357 REQUIRE CABINET SECRETARIES TO RESIDE IN NM   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 357 (SB 357) requires confirmed department secretaries to file an affidavit of New Mexico residency and provides for the removal of department secretaries who fail to file an affidavit of New Mexico residency or fail to maintain New Mexico residency.


S 358 TRESPASSING PENALTIES   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 358 (SB 358) increases the fine for trespass.


S 359 SOLICITATION OF SOME CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS   (Candelaria, Jacob ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 359 (SB 359) adds a new section to Elections to prohibit the solicitation of money for a legislator’s or governor’s election or reelection to any public office during a legislative session. Declares and emergency.


S 360 UTILITY EASEMENTS FOR BROADBAND   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 360 (SB 360) relates to Electric, Gas and Water Utilities, Chapter 62 NMSA 1978. SB 360 enacts the Utility Easements for Broadband Act. SB 360 authorizes the use and sharing of utility easements for the provision of communications service throughout the state. SB 360 requires notice of use of utility easements to the property owner. SB 360 provides for optional recording of such notice. SB 360 establishes claims pursuant to the use of utility easements. SB 360 allows cost recovery for communications infrastructure projects. SB 360 providing definitions. SB 360 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 361 RURAL TELECOMM FUND FOR BROADBAND   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 361 (SB 361) changes the Rural Telecommunications Act of New Mexico. SB 361 provides for the use of the State Rural Universal Service Fund for consumer broadband-only loops. SB 361 provides definitions. SB 361 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 362 HORSE RACING ADVANCE DEPOSIT WAGERING   (Campos, Pete ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 362 (SB 362) amends the Horse Racing Act to provide for advance deposit wagering.


S 363 CANNABIS REGULATION ACT   (Candelaria, Jacob ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 363 (SB 363) enacts the Cannabis Regulation Act which decriminalizes marijuana, regulates for-profit cannabis industry, and taxes recreational marijuana for people 21 or older. SB 363 imposes a 9% excise tax and allows for 3% local government taxes.


S 364 PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER BUSINESS OCCUPANCY   (Sanchez, Joshua A) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 364 (SB 364) enacts new sections of the Emergency Powers Code and the Public Health Act and amends the Public Health Emergency Response Act by providing that public health and executive orders of general applicability throughout the state or a portion of the state shall provide that businesses may open to serve a minimum of fifty percent of their pre-order occupancy limit as established by state or local fire codes or other local permitting ordinance.


S 365 ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGE CHANGES   (Kernan, Gay G. ) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 365 amends code relating to mortgage loan origination to change the prohibitions and requirements relating to certain adjustable rate home loans.


S 366 EVALUATE EMERGING BROADBAND TECHNOLOGY   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 366 (SB 366) relates to Chapter 9, Article 15 NMSA 1978. SB 366 requires the evaluation of high-altitude and satellite technologies. SB 366 provides for the recommendation of a preferred technology. SB 366 provides for leases and contracts for broadband platforms and the provision of services. SB 366 makes appropriations from the General Fund to the Economic Development Department for FY2022, FY2023, and FY2024. SB 366 requires on or before November 30, 2022, the Economic Development Department to provide a report concerning the implementation of the provisions of this 2021 act to the appropriate interim legislative committees.


S 367 CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION COMMISSION   (Cervantes, Joseph ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 367 (SB 367) creates a “Constitutional Revision Commission” and appropriates $150,000 towards the work of this commission.


S 368 LIMITED ENGLISH ACCESS TO STATE PROGRAMS   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Amended Synopsis March 13, 2021: SHPACa1/SB 368: Senate Health and Public Affairs Committee amendment 1 of Senate Bill 368 relates to governmental accessibility. This act requires all state departments to provide meaningful access to state programs for individuals with limited proficiency in English. Guidelines are provided. The provisions are effective on July 1, 2021. Original Synopsis February 14, 2021: Senate Bill 368 (SB 368) relates to governmental accessibility. SB 368 requires all state departments to provide full access to state programs for individuals with limited proficiency in English. SB 368 provides guidelines for the development and implementation of a departmental plan to provide full access to state programs for individuals with limited English proficiency. SB 368 requires annual reporting to the governor and the Legislative Finance Committee regarding the implementation of the department's language access plan. SB 368 prohibits the Legislative Finance Committee and the Department of Finance and Administration from granting budget adjustment request authority to a department that does not submit an annual report to the governor and the Legislative Finance Committee. SB 368 is effective on July 1, 2021.


S 369 ELECTRIC BICYCLE DEFINITION   (Sedillo-Lopez, Antoinette ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 369 (SB 369) relates to transportation. SB 369 creates a definition for electric bicycles. SB 369 provides for the regulation and use of electric bicycles. SB 369 requires an electric bicycle to comply with the equipment and manufacturing requirements for bicycles adopted by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, set forth in 16 C.F.R. Part 1512. SB 369 requires manufacturers, distributors, and retail sellers of electric bicycles, after December 31, 2021, to apply a label permanently affixed in a prominent location on each electric bicycle manufactured or distributed in New Mexico. SB 369 provides guidelines. SB 369 creates requirements for minors. SB 369 also updates sections of the NMSA 1978 to conform to this act.


S 370 EMERGENCY FOOD BANK FUNDS   (Tallman, Bill ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

SB 370 makes an appropriation to the Human Services Department to provide emergency food banks statewide with funding to purchase non perishable food items.


S 371 LAW ENFORCEMENT MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS   (Soules, William ) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to law enforcement and requiring each law enforcement agency to establish a mental health wellness program for its law enforcement officers and establishing program requirements and requiring confidentiality.


S 372 REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT GROSS RECEIPTS   (Jaramillo, Leo ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 372 (SB 372) provides that revenue from a regional transit gross receipts tax imposed by a county be distributed directly to the district rather than transferred from the county to the district. 3/8/2021 The Senate Tax, Business and Transportation Committee created a committee substitute for SB 372 (CS/SB 372 STBTC) that provides revenue from a regional transit gross receipts tax imposed by a county be distributed directly to the district rather than transferred from the county to the district.


S 373 RESTRICT SNAP PROGRAM FOOD PURCHASES   (Pirtle, Cliff R. ) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to public Assistance by establishing guidelines to restrict purchases under the Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to those foods available under the Federal Women Infants and Children Nutrition Assistance Program.


S 374 CHILD CUSTODY EQUAL TIME-SHARING   (Diamond, Crystal ) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 374 (SB 374) relates to domestic affairs. SB 374 changes a section of Chapter 40, Article 4 NMSA 1978 to provide for a presumption of equal timesharing between parents in custody determinations. SB 374 establishes that in determining joint physical custody, it will be presumed that joint physical custody means equal time-sharing. SB 374 requires the court to set a hearing in a timely manner on the motion to determine whether the parties will have equal legal and physical joint custody, under certain conditions. SB 374 requires the court to allocate parenting time pursuant to joint custody according to the child's best interests.


S 375 OFFICER TRAINING & CERTIFICATION   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PVET View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 375 (SB 375) provides for new areas of emergency responder training, creates a law enforcement officer database, creates the Law Enforcement Certification Board, and requires the Law Enforcement Academy Board to transfer $6,000,000 to the Law Enforcement Academy.


S 376 PROHIBIT DEFENSE OF QUALIFIED IMMUNITY   (Cervantes, Joseph ) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 376 (SB 376) prohibits the use of the defense of qualified immunity and creates limitations on recovery, requires attorney fees and establishes statutes of limitations.


S 377 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS & EXPENDITURES   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 377 (SB 377) makes special appropriations and authorizing expenditures.


S 378 HORSE RACING CHANGES   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 378 amends horse racing to change the requirements for members of the state racing commission. SB 378 sets apportionment of money from certain wagers for simulcast horse races. SB 378 limits retainage of certain wagers and clarifies money to be paid into a fund created by the New Mexico Horse Breeders’ Association.


S 379 NM MINERS LICENSE PLATE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 379 (SB 379) creates a New Mexico miners special license plate and makes an appropriation


S 380 GAMING MACHINE OPERATING HOURS   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 380 (SB 380) adds an exception to the limitation on the total number of hours per week in which gaming machines may be operated by racetrack gaming operator licensees. It allows racetrack gaming operator licensees to remain open despite the unavailability of the gaming control board's central monitoring system, provided that the licensee's gaming machines are sufficiently monitored by a third party.


S 381 PUBLIC CONTRACT REIMBURSEMENT RATES   (Schmedes, Gregg William) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 381 (SB 381) adds a new section of the Minimum Wage Act requiring that public contracts provide for increased contractor and subcontractor reimbursement and wage increases in accordance with and concurrent with state minimum wage increases.


S 382 HOSPITAL BILLING CHANGES   (Brandt, Craig ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

SB 382 relates to health care by establishing requirements for hospital billing and enacting a new section of the Unfair Practices Act and providing for forfeitures and penalties.


S 383 ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANTS SUPERVISION   (Hickey, Martin E) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

SB 383 relates to anesthesiologist assistants by requiring the New Mexico Medical Board to adopt rules that increase the number of anesthesiologist’s assistants that an anesthesiologist may supervise. Also repealing Laws 2015, Chapter 52, Section 3.


S 384 CLOSURE OF CERTAIN SCHOOLS   (Brandt, Craig ) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 384 (SB 384) relating to public education requires a school district or chartering authority to close a public school under certain conditions. SB 384 allows preferences for student enrollment.


S 385 WILD HORSE MANAGEMENT   (Woods, Pat ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 384 (SB 384) relates to horses and provides protections, requirements and procedures to be followed for the capture or removal of wild horses on public or private land. SB 384 provides for the development of wild horse herd management plans cooperative agreements to manage wild horses. SB 384 excludes wild horses and other animals from the definition of “Livestock” and amends definitions in the livestock code. SB 384 specifically includes wild horses in the cruelty to animals statute. SB 384 makes technical changes and repeals and reenacts Section 77-18-5 NMSA 1978 (being laws 2007, Chapter 216, Section 1.


S 386 RECORDATION TAX ACT   (Griggs, Ron ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 386 (SB 386) enacts taxes for property recordings and food gross receipts. SB 386 exempts Social Security and Military Retirement from income tax.


S 387 SEGREGATED BANK ACCOUNT   (Wirth, Peter ) Current Location: HCal View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 387 (SB 387) amends the Campaign Reporting Act and requires a contribution to be deposited in a segregated bank account to be exempt from the independent expenditure reporting requirements.


S 388 IPRA FEES FOR ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 388 (SB 388) imposes limits on how much a custodian of public records can charge for for electronic documents and reduces the fee for printed pages.


S 389 REDISTRICTING COMMISSION FUNDING   (Moores, Mark ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 389 (SB 389) appropriates $300,000 to the State Redistricting Commission for its work pursuant to the Redistricting Act.


S 390 EDUCATIONAL RETIREES RETURNING TO WORK   (Stewart, Mimi ) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 3990 (SB 390) relates to public schools educational retirement and extends certain return to work provisions.


S 391 TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY FOR MANAGED CARE   (Shendo, Benny ) Current Location: SIRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 391 (SB391) Relating to Indian Affairs and their right to self-determination; an Act requiring tribal sovereignty in Indian managed care entity contracts with the Human Services Department.


S 392 TRANSFER ABOVE TREND MONEY FROM GENERAL FUND   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 392 (SB 392) transfers above-trend revenue in the General Fund to 1) the College Affordability Endowment Fund, 2) the Teacher Preparation Affordability Scholarship Fund, 3) the Early Childhood Education and Care Fund, 4) the State Road Fund, 5) the Severance Tax Permanent Fund, and 6) the Rural Libraries Endowment Fund. SB 392 provides distribution guidelines.


S 393 VIBRANT COMMUNITIES ACT   (Ortiz y Pino, Jerry ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 393 (SB 393) enacts the Vibrant Communities Act and amends and enacts sections of the NMSA 1978.


S 394 MOTOR VEHICLE FEE EXEMPTION   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 394 (SB 394) provides a motor vehicle registration fee exemption for low-income disabled persons.


S 395 CYFD ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS   (Candelaria, Jacob ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 395 (SB 395) provides an administrative hearing process for certain actions of the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD). SB 395 requires the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) to reimburse the administrative hearings office for the costs of a contract hearing officer. SB 395 allows a hearing officer, at any hearing, to administer oaths and to issue subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses and the production of relevant evidence. SB 395 requires the findings of fact and conclusions of law of the hearing officer to be made and served upon all parties of record within thirty calendar days following the hearing. SB 395 requires the administrative hearings office and the hearing officer to maintain the confidentiality of any information provided during the hearing that would have otherwise been confidential pursuant to the Children's Code. SB 395 establishes procedures.


S 396 WILDLAND ARSON   (Pope, Harold James) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 396 (SB 396) adds “wildland” to the crimes of arson, negligent arson and aggravated arson, adds prior arson convictions and use of fire accelerator devices to the crime of aggravated arson, and defines wildland.


S 397 TRIBAL LAND GROSS RECEIPTS   (McKenna, Brenda Grace Agoyothé) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 397 (SB 397) limits tax rates for certain tribes, so that they are at least as much as surrounding local government taxes to create regional comparability.


S 398 RURAL SUBSTANCE USE RECOVERY SERVICES   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

SB 398 makes an appropriation to the Human Services Department for programs that deploy mobile units in certain counties to provide rural health services and evidence-based, peer-supported substance use disorder recovery services.


S 399 TOHATCHI PUBLIC SAFETY COMPLEX   (Pinto, Shannon ) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 399 (SB 399) makes a nonrecurring appropriation from the General Fund to the Local Government Division of the Department of Finance and Administration in FY2022 to plan, construct and equip a public safety complex in the Tohatchi Chapter of the Navajo Nation in Mckinley County. SB 399 declares an emergency.


S 400 TAOS PUEBLO GAME FENCING   (Gonzales, Roberto "Bobby") Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 400 (SB 400) makes an appropriation of four hundred sixty thousand dollars ($460,000) for construction of a game fence in the Pueblo of Taos.


S 401 CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION UNDER PED   (Padilla, Michael ) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 401 (SB 401) defines the duties of the Public Education Commission and assigns oversight for career technical education to the Public Education Department.


S 402 ANGEL INVESTORS TAX CREDIT CHANGES   (Hickey, Martin E) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 402 (SB 402) changes taxation to make the Angel Investment Credit refundable; increases the amount of the credit and the aggregate cap in credits per calendar year; and amends the definition of qualified business.


S 403 EMERGENCY DISPATCHERS AS POLICE UNDER PERA   (Gallegos, David M) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 403 (SB 403) now includes emergency dispatchers as police members under the Public Employees Retirement Act. SB 403 also provides for elections pertaining to the adoption of the police member coverage plans for current emergency dispatchers. The election will be conducted in accordance with procedures adopted by the Retirement Board, and the Retirement Board will certify the results of the election to the secretary of state on or before January 1, 2022.


S 404 MAKE-A-WISH LICENSE PLATE   (Gallegos, David M) Current Location: HTRC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to motor vehicles by creating a special registration plate for supporters of Make-A-Wish New Mexico, Also makes an appropriation.


S 405 "JOINT EMPLOYER" IN HUMAN RIGHTS ACT   (Lopez, Linda M. ) Current Location: STBTC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 405 (SB 405) makes changes to Section 28-1-2 NMSA 1978 to expand the definition of employer to include joint employers.


S 406 LIMIT PUBLIC SCHOOL MANAGEMENT CONTRACTS   (Stewart, Mimi ) Current Location: SEC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 406 (SB 406) relating to public schools limits management contracts for public schools.


S 407 HORSE SHELTER RESCUE FUND   (McKenna, Brenda Grace Agoyothé) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

SB 407 makes an appropriation to the Horse Shelter Rescue Fund


S 408 RIGHT TO BODILY INTEGRITY   (Gallegos, David M) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 408 (SB 408) relates to human rights for adult persons and includes minors and adults under guardianship. SB 408 grants all residents of the state of New Mexico the right of bodily integrity, which prohibits public or private discrimination for refusing certain medical testing or for refusal to accept certain medical interventions, including during a declared public health emergency. SB 408 requires informed consent. SB 408 limits medical interventions when a person asserts the right to bodily integrity. SB 408 requires informed consent to include notification of and consent to the ingredients and components of any foreign substances to be inserted into the person's body, the actions of these substances, and the possible risks associated with the medical intervention. SB 408 allows a person arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs to assert the right of bodily integrity and refuse a blood alcohol test. SB 408 prohibits public or private discrimination of a person (1) for not receiving medical interventions, including vaccines or treatment for infectious viruses or bacteria; (2) for not providing samples of bodily fluids, bodily tissue, or genetic material (DNA); and (3) for not providing proof of immunity to a specific contagious virus or proof of treatment for a contagious-bacteria. SB 408 prohibits the Department of Health, law enforcement officers, or any other person from discriminating against a person for exercising the right of bodily integrity. HB 408 declaring an emergency.


S 409 TRANSFER PIPELINE SAFETY FROM PRC TO OCD   (Neville, Steven P. ) Current Location: SRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 409 (SB 409) transfers authority over pipelines, pipeline safety and excavation of underground facilities from the Public Regulation Commission to the Oil Conservation Division of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department. It amends the Pipeline Safety Act and Chapter 62, Article 14 NMSA 1978. SB 409 transfers functions, personnel, appropriations, property, records and contracts. It makes conforming and technical changes and amends and repeals sections of the NMSA 1978. It recompiles Section 8-8-11 NMSA 1978 (being laws 1998, chapter 108, section 11) and amends laws 2020, Chapter 9, Section 59. SB 409 provides an effective date of 1 January 2023.


S 410 ADJUSTMENT OF CERTAIN TAXES   (Burt, William F) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 410 (SB 410) modifies the tax code to address changes in state taxes as the result of federal partnership audits.


S 411 LAW ENFORCEMENT BODY CAM EXCEPTIONS   (Baca, Gregory ) Current Location: SHPAC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 411 (SB 411) creates an exception to the body-worn camera requirement for certain police officers.


S 412 16- & 17-YEAR-OLDS AS QUALIFIED ELECTORS   (Hamblen, Carrie ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 412 (SB 412) permits sixteen- and seventeen-year-olds to be considered qualified electors and therefore able to vote.


S 413 REGIONAL BROADBAND FRANCHISE ACT   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: SCal View Analysis View Bill

CS 1 Synopsis March 13, 2021: STBTCcs1/SB 413: The Senate Tax, Business and Transportation Committee, committee substitute one for Senate Bill 413 enacts the Regional Broadband Franchise Act. This act provides for the establishment of regional broadband franchises by public agencies through partnership agreements. Powers are provided. This act also provides revenue bonds; requires audits; and provides penalties. The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2021. Original Synopsis February 20, 2021: Senate Bill 413 (SB 413) enacts the Regional Broadband Franchise Act. SB 413 provides for the establishment of regional broadband franchises by public agencies through partnership agreements. SB 413 provides powers. SB 413 provides for revenue bonds. SB 413 requires audits. SB 413 is effective on July 1, 2021. SB 413 provides definitions.


S 414 MINOR APPRENTICE WORKERS' COMP   (Sanchez, Joshua A) Current Location: SFC View Analysis View Bill

Relating to labor by providing for eighty percent assistance for the cost of workers compensation insurance to employers of minor apprentices and requiring rules, requiring a report and making an appropriation.


S 415 CONSERVANCY DIST. CHARGE & ASSESSMENT LIMITS   (Sanchez, Joshua A) Current Location: SIRC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 415 (SB 415) establishes a two percent limit for increases in assessments of water service charges in a given year for a conservancy district that was established prior to 1930 and consisting of more than one hundred thousand acres situated in four or more counties.


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 176 (SB 176) enacts the General Appropriation Act of 2021 and appropriates funds to state agencies for use in Fiscal Year 2022, and provides for a 1.5% salary increase to certain state employees, and an additional salary increase to frontline health and social services employees employed by state agencies, and a two percent salary increase to judges and magistrates.


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

House Bill 218 enacts the Student Loan Bill of Rights Act. HB 218 provides for a student loan servicer’s license and delineates the duties of a student loan service. HB 218 gives administrative responsibility and enforcement power to the financial institutions division the regulation and licensing department. HB 218 provides for discharge of private education loans upon a showing of permanent disability. HB 218 requires that alternative repayment options be offered to borrowers equally; provides for right for cosigners, including notice and access to information; provides for cosigner release; and prohibits certain acceleration of private education loans. HB 218 creates the position of ombudsman. Defines certain violations of the Student Bill of Rights as unfair and unconscionable trade practices; creates a private right of action; and provides penalties. HB 218 creates the Student Loan Bill of Rights Fun. Makes an appropriation.


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 419 (SB 419) relates to the public peace, health, safety and welfare. 3/1/2021 Senate Tax, Business and Transportation Committee introduced a committee substitute for SB 419 (CS/SB 419 STBTC) that narrows conditions for landowner taking or killing of animals on private land. It revises provisions for taking or wasting of game and amends provisions regarding the Big Game Depredation Damage Fund.


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 425 (SB 425) relates to the public peace, health, safety and welfare. 3/3/2021 The Senate Rules Committee introduced a committee substitute for Senate Bill 425 (CS/SB 425 SRC) that limits the salary level of conservancy and irrigation district employees to the salary level established for the state engineer. It provides for the continuance of existing employment agreements and contracts


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

SRCcs/SB 428: Senate Rules Committee, committee substitute for Senate Bill 428 extends the omission of certain data through June 30, 2022, from the calculations of employer contributions to the Unemployment Compensation Fund, excess claims premiums and excess claims rates. SRCcs/SB 428 extends the use of the 2019 Computation Date Reserve Factor through June 30, 2022.


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 430 (SB 430) alters Public Employees Retirement Board members, elections, and meeting notices.


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 431 (SB 431) adds an exemption to Public Purchases and Property procurement to exempt Youth Conservation Corps contracts and service agreements.


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

Senate Bill 438 (SB 438) relates to the public peace, health, safety and welfare. 3/8/2021 The Senate Finance Committee introduced a committee substitute for SB 438 (CS/SB 438 SFC) repealing a section of the NM Finance Authority Act


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

The Senate Finance Committee Substitute for SB 439 appropriates $165,000 to make a one-time $300 payment for legislative staff who have been working in the capitol during the public health emergency.


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill

The Senate Health and Public Affairs Committee substitute for SB 443 (SHPACcs/SB 443) enumerates the underlying criminal offenses for which sentencing may be increased if the crime is proven to be a hate crime, and requires a court to impose an alternative sentence and suspend the sentence.


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


S 439 PUBLIC PEACE, HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: PCH View Analysis View Bill


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