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Local Leagues in New Mexico


League of Women Voters Positions on New Mexico Legislation 2020 Session

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

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

Last updated: Mar 07, 2020.

Bill Legislation Name/Description Sponsor Date* Status
Top Priority Legislation - A
HB83 Childhood Permanent Fund – Money In HB2 D. Gallegos LAW
SB3 Early Childhood Education & Care Fund – same as HB83 J.A. Smith HAFC
HJR1 Permanent Fund for Early Childhood Maestas/J. Martinez SFC
HM 8 Redistricting Task Force Ely HSEI
SB134 Fund a Redistricting Task Force Stefanics/Moores No money
SB29 Solar Market Development Tax Credit Stewart LAW
Secondary Priority – B
HB7 Extreme Risk Firearm Protection – Senate version passed Ely HCPA
HB9 Community Solar Act Roybal Caballero L House
HB99 Renewable Energy Investment Policy Funding J. Sanchez HAFC
HB100 Health Insurance Exchange Act Changes D. Armstrong LAW
HB148 Increase the Working Families Tax Credit J. Martinez SFC
HB278 Health Insurance Tax & New Fund D. Armstrong SFC
HM9 Renewable Energy Investment Strategic Plan J. Sanchez Passed
HM32 Legislative Improvement Task Force – will happen anyway Rubio HCAL
HR1 Publication of Votes to Table Bills Townsend Signed
HR4 Prefiling Changes and Continuous engrossing Ely Signed
SB1 Wholesale Prescription Drug Importation Act Papen LAW
SB2 Electric Vehicle Income Tax Credit – Woods/Tallman HCAL
SB4 Complete Count in 2020 Census – supplemental budget Burt/Herrera LAW
SB5 Extreme Risk Firearm Protection Act Cervantes LAW
SB33 Study Conservation of Nongame Species Conservation Soule SFC
SB64 Public Records Pertaining ot Certain Claims Rue LAW
SB75 Wildlife Trafficking Act Stewart GOV
SB87 Increase the Working Families Tax Credit Ortiz y Pino SFC
SB95 Radioactive Waste Consultation Task Force Steinborn L Senate
SB114 Community Energy Efficiency Development Grant Ortiz y Pino SFC
SJR4 Convention of States - Oppose Gould tabled
SJR5 Legislative Term Limits – Oppose Griggs Tabled
SM9 All Payer Global Hospital Budget Task Force Ortiz y Pino SRC
SM12 Recommendations for Open Primaries Tallman SJC
SR1 Prefiling Changes & Continuous Engrossing Ivey-Soto Signed
Budget watch items
Early Childhood – fully funding new Early Childhood Dept.
Full Ethics Commission funding

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

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