Legislation tracked by NMRA


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 2 GENERAL APPROPRIATION ACT OF 2021  (Lundstrom, Patricia A) Current Location: SGND 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 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 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 20 HEALTHY WORKPLACES ACT   (Chandler, Christine ) Current Location: SGND 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 98 OMNIBUS TAX BILL   (Martinez, Javier I) Current Location: SGND 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 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 112 HEALTH BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN NON-CITIZENS   (Martinez, Javier I) Current Location: SGND 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 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 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 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 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 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 177 HOMEMADE FOOD ACT   (Cook, Zachary J) Current Location: SGND 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 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 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 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.


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 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 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 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 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 27 PRESERVATION OF HOUSING   (Rodriguez, Nancy ) Current Location: SGND 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 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 49 USES OF LOCAL ECON DEVELOPMENT FUNDING   (Woods, Pat ) Current Location: SGND View Analysis View Bill

This bill allows municipalities to use up to 25% of Local Economic Development Act funding for retail business.


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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 176 GENERAL APPROPRIATION ACT OF 2021   (Munoz, George K) Current Location: SFC 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 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 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 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 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


SJR 9 REPEAL ANTI-DONATION, CA   (Candelaria, Jacob ) Current Location: SJC View Analysis View Bill

Senate Joint Resolution 9 (SJR 9) proposes to repeal the Anti-Donation Clause.