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Legislation Report Thursday, February 2, 2023

Associated Builders and Contractors New Mexico

Currently tracking 38 pieces of legislation

HB 2 GENERAL APPROPRIATION ACT OF 2023 (Nathan Small) Current Location: HAFC Bill Info
Summary:
 House Bill 2 (HB 2) is the General Appropriations Act of 2023 reflecting the governor’s comprehensive state budget recommendation for Fiscal Year 2024.
HB 25 MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE & INDEXING (Christine Chandler) Current Location: HCEDC Bill Info
Summary:
 House Bill 25 (HB 25) increases the minimum wage for employees and provides an annual adjustment to the minimum wages based on inflationary measures.
HB 30 PUBLIC SCHOOL VENTILATION IMPROVEMENT ACT (Christine Chandler) Current Location: HEC Bill Info
Summary:
 House Bill 30 (HB 30) enacts the Public School Ventilation Improvement Act that requires school districts and charter schools to improve mechanical ventilation systems in public schools.
HB 42 PUBLIC HEALTH AND CLIMATE RESILIENCY (Elizabeth "Liz" Thomson) Current Location: HAFC Bill Info
Summary:
 House Bill 42 (HB 42) creates the Statewide Public Health and Climate Program and the Public Health and Climate Resiliency Fund within the Public Health Act (Section 24-1-1 et seq NMSA) and makes appropriations totaling six million one hundred thousand dollars ($6,100,000).
HB 46 PUBLIC WORKS PROJECT CONTRIBUTIONS (Joy Garratt) Current Location: HGEIC Bill Info
Summary:
 House Bill 46 (HB 46) requires contributions to apprentice and training programs for all public works and construction projects, and conforms references to the Workforce Solutions Department.
HB 67 ENERGY FACILITIES BONDS AND GROSS RECEIPTS (Christine Chandler) Current Location: HTRC Bill Info
Summary:
 House Bill 67 was substituted by House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee (HB 67 HENRCcs) by amending Industrial Revenue Bond (IRB) Act and the County IRB Act to make electric energy storage facilities eligible for revenue bond funding. The bill also requires Payment-in-Lieu-Of-Taxes to school districts by local governments that acquire the facilities. HB 67 HENRCcs exempts the sale of energy storage equipment to government entities from Gross Receipts Tax and includes a sunset date of the act.
HB 107 REPEAL OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP ACT (John Block) Current Location: HEC Bill Info
Summary:
 House Bill 107 (HB 107repeals the Opportunity Scholarship Act; declares an emergency.
HB 114 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS (Kathleen M Cates) Current Location: HAFC Bill Info
Summary:
 House Bill 114 (HB 114) makes an appropriation to support apprenticeship programs pursuant to the apprenticeship assistance act.
HB 125 SCHOOL DUAL CREDIT TASK FORCE (G. Andres Romero) Current Location: SINT Bill Info
Summary:
 House Bill 125 (HB 125) creates a Dual Credit Task Force in public education; provides duties; and requires a final report.
HB 126 SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (G. Andres Romero) Current Location: HEC Bill Info
Summary:
 House Bill 126 (HB 126) amends Public Schools to make changes to graduation requirements for students entering ninth grade in 2024-2025.
HB 166 NM WORK & SAVE ACT & RETIREMENT CHANGES (Tara L. Lujan) Current Location: HLVMC Bill Info
Summary:
 House Bill 166 (HB 166) aligns provisions of the New Mexico Work and Save Act to enable auto-IRA partnership with other states; clarifies definitions; requires certain employers to register as participating employers and to auto-enroll employees in the New Mexico Work and Save IRA program; allows employees to opt-out of auto-enrollment; and makes an appropriation.
HB 188 ECONOMIC TRANSITION DIVISION (Angelica Rubio) Current Location: HGEIC Bill Info
Summary:
 House Bill 188 (HB 188) creates the Economic Transition Division within the Economic Development Department. Expands the membership of the Sustainable Economy Advisory Council. Enacts the Transition Act. Makes appropriations.
HB 199 INCREASE SCHOOL AT-RISK INDEX (Brian Baca) Current Location: HEC Bill Info
Summary:
 House Bill 199 (HB 199) amends several Public Education codes to increase the at-risk  index and the fine arts factor. It also increases the responsibility factors for principals and assistant principals.
HJR 4 ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS, CA (Joanne Ferrary) Current Location: HENRC Bill Info
Summary:
 House Joint Resolution 4 (HJR 4) proposes to amend NM Const. Article 2 by adding a new section that provides the people of the state with environmental rights and directs the state, counties and municipalities to serve as trustees of the state’s natural resources for the benefit of all the people. It proposes to repeal the current pollution control provisions of NM Const., Article 20, section 21.
SB 5 PUBLIC HEALTH AND CLIMATE RESILIENCY (Elizabeth "Liz" Stefanics) Current Location: SFC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 5 (SB 5) creates the Statewide Public Health and Climate Program and the Public Health and Climate Resiliency Fund within the Public Health Act (Section 24-1-1 et seq NMSA) and makes appropriations totaling six million one hundred thousand dollars ($6,100,000).
SB 22 ELECTRIC VEHICLE & CHARGING UNIT TAX CREDITS (Bill Tallman) Current Location: STBTC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 22 (SB 22) creates electric vehicle and charging units income tax credits. SB 22 establishes an additional registration fee for electric vehicles for the State Road Fund and the Transportation Project Fund.
SB 25 FEDERAL INFRASTRUCTURE MATCHING FUND (George K Munoz) Current Location: SIRC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 25 (SB 25) creates the Federal Infrastructure Matching Fund (FIMF) to assist tribal governments in meeting match requirements for grants, provides limitations, and makes an appropriation of $100,000,000.
SB 51 COST-SHARING CONTRIBUTIONS FOR PRESCRIPTIONS (Elizabeth "Liz" Stefanics) Current Location: SHPAC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 51 (SB 51) calculates cost-sharing contributions for prescription drug coverage.
SB 60 PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS IN NEW PUBLIC SCHOOLS (William Soules) Current Location: SFC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 60 (SB 60) requires photovoltaic systems in new public schools and changes the definition of building system in the Public School Capital Outlay Act.
SB 62 OFFICE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP & INNOVATION (Michael Padilla) Current Location: STBTC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 62 (SB 62) adds sections to the Economic Development Department create the Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation; create the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advisory Committee; create the Entrepreneurship Capital Infusion Fund; require reports; and make appropriations.
SB 74 ENERGY GENERATION FACILITY REQUIREMENTS (William Soules) Current Location: STBTC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 74 (SB 74) requires facilities constructed for new and replacement energy generation capacity to generate clean energy.
SB 76 HEALTH CARE FACILITY PROCUREMENT CODE (Bill Tallman) Current Location: STBTC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 76 (SB 76) makes changes to procurement code. The bill eliminates the procurement exemptions for Fort Bayard Medical Center. Advertising and marketing are defined. Requirements for chief procurement officer identification and reported are created. The procedures for sole source purchasing and multi-term contracts are established.
SB 77 NEW HOME BUILD RENEWABLE REQUIREMENTS (William Soules) Current Location: STBTC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 77 (SB 77) requires all new residential construction to include photovoltaic systems and electrical receptacles for charging electric vehicles.
SB 95 STATEWIDE SCHOOL SAFETY (George K Munoz) Current Location: SEC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 95 (SB 95) makes an appropriation to the Public Education Department for school safety statewide.
SB 97 STATE LAND BROADBAND EASEMENTS (Michael Padilla) Current Location: STBTC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 97 (SB 97) authorizes the commissioner of public lands to grant rights of way and easements across state lands for infrastructure used for broadband internet services in Section 19-7-57 NMSA 1978 and grants the State Transportation Commission the same authority for such installation along, across, over or under public highways in Section 67-3-12 NMSA 1978. It authorizes the commissioner or the state transportation commission to waive fees or leasing costs for infrastructure that is to be used primarily to provide broadband internet services to unserved or underserved locations as defined in the Connect New Mexico Act.
SB 98 PUBLIC CONTRACT PAYMENTS (Crystal Diamond) Current Location: STBTC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 98 (SB 98) adds a new section to the Minimum Wage Act requiring that public contracts provide for increased contractor and subcontractor reimbursement and worker wage increases in accordance and concurrent with state minimum wage increases or increased costs as mandated by law.
SB 99 RENT CONTROL PROHIBITIONS (Linda M. Lopez) Current Location: SHPAC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 99 (SB 99) repeals Owner-Resident Relations Code that prohibits political subdivisions and home rule municipalities from enacting rent control for privately owned real property.
SB 104 AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT FUNDS (George K Munoz) Current Location: SFC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 104 (SB 104) makes appropriations for airport improvements.
SB 108 CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM UNIT (Craig Brandt) Current Location: SFC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 108 (SB 108) adds new material and amends the Public School Finance Act to create a career technical education program unit and adds the career technical education program unit to the program cost calculation.
SB 112 NATURAL RESOURCES TRUSTEE CHANGES (Antoinette Sedillo-Lopez) Current Location: SCONC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 112 (SB 112 ) authorizes the natural resources trustee to bring suit for damages caused by release of an injurious substance pursuant to the Natural Resources Trustee Act. It provides for the adoption of rules for the assessment and collection of fines related to the release of petroleum-based injurious substances with limitations. SB 112 amends the Natural Resources Trustee Fund and provides that the natural resources trustee may join a civil action pursuant to the Water Quality Act, the Air Quality Control Act and the Hazardous Waste Act. It amends and enacts sections of the NMSA 1978 and makes an appropriation.
SB 113 EQUAL EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP (Jerry Ortiz y Pino) Current Location: SEC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 113 (SB 113) enacts the Equal Education Opportunity Scholarship Act and provides for Tuition Scholarship Organizations to grant educational scholarships to low-income students to attend public and nonpublic schools. SB 113 creates income tax and corporate income tax credits for contributions to tuition scholarship organizations that provide educational scholarships for low-income students .
SB 144 SANTA FE STATE OFFICE BUILDING (George K Munoz) Current Location: SHPAC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 144 (SB 144) relates to public property and authorizes the acquisition of property in Santa Fe County for use by the Public Regulation Commission; the bill also appropriates $2,500,000 to purchase and renovate the Educational Retirement Board Building.
SB 146 TAX ADMINISTRATION CHANGES (Benny Shendo) Current Location: STBTC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 146 (SB 146) modifies the amount of tax liability requiring assessment by the Taxation and Revenue Department and which is allowed to be disputed by the taxpayer. SB 146 changes provisions for a taxpayer applying for a tax credit. The bill expands the definition of tax fraud to include the use of sales suppression software. SB 146 clarifies the process to protest property value or classification.
SB 147 TAX CHANGES (Benny Shendo) Current Location: STBTC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 147 (SB 147) makes several tax code changes: 
Cannabis tax to destination-based sourcing
Allowing tribal taxes to differ from surrounding local government tax rates
Clarify definitions for disclosed agency and gross receipts
Changes in reporting to Taxation and Revenue
Exempt services and digital purchases by government agencies from taxation
Exempt certain health care providers from Gross Receipts Tax
Clarify Trip Tax and Premium Tax amounts

SB 147 makes conforming changes to statutes and declares an emergency.
SB 158 GENERAL APPROPRIATION ACT OF 2023 (George K Munoz) Current Location: SFC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 158 (SB 158) is the General Appropriations Act of 2023 reflecting comprehensive state budget recommendation for Fiscal Year 2024.
SJR 6 ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS, CA (Antoinette Sedillo-Lopez) Current Location: SRC Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Joint Resolution 6 (SJR 6) proposes to amend NM Const. Article 2 by adding a new section that provides the people of the state with environmental rights and directs the state, counties and municipalities to serve as trustees of the state’s natural resources for the benefit of all the people. It proposes to repeal the current pollution control provisions of NM Const. Article 20, section 21.
223390 RELATING TO PRIVATE SECTOR RETIREMENT; CREATING THE RETIREMENT SAVINGS FACILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT; CLARIFYING CERTAIN
DEFINITIONS IN THE NEW MEXICO WORK AND SAVE ACT; REQUIRING CERTAIN EMPLOYERS (Bill Tallman) Current Location: SPREF Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 223390 (SB 223390) creates the retirement savings facilitation income tax credit, clarifies definitions of the New Mexico Work and Save Act, requires certain employers to automatically enroll their employees, allows employees to opt out, and allows the New Mexico Work and Save Act to form auto-IRA partnerships with other states.
223393 RELATING TO CAPITAL EXPENDITURES; CREATING THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION; PROVIDING POWERS AND DUTIES; REQUIRING THAT THE COMMISSION ANNUALLY HEAR PROPOSALS FOR AND REVIEW CAPITAL OUTLAY-FUNDED PROJECTS (Bill Tallman) Current Location: SPREF Bill Info
Summary:
 Senate Bill 223393 relates to capital expenditures and creates the Public Works Commission, a 12-member commission appointed by the legislature to review proposals for capital outlay funding, and appropriates $335,000 in recurring funds to carry out the duties of the commission.