Bill tracker 2014

Here’s a quick look at some of the bills introduced at the Legislature and sponsored by local lawmakers:

 

Rep. Anna Crook, R-Curry

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Bill number: HB225

Summary: Would increase penalties for crimes committed against children.

Details online: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?chamber=H&legtype=B&legno=%20225&year=14

Follow all the bills sponsored by Crook: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/bill_display.aspx?SponsorCode=HCROO&year=14

 

 

Rep. George Dodge, D-Curry, De Baca, Roosevelt

Bill number: HB251

Summary: Appropriation of $150,000 from the general fund to the children, youth and families department for expenditure in fiscal year 2015 to contract for child advocacy services in Clovis.

Details online: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?chamber=H&legtype=B&legno=%20251&year=14

Follow all the bills sponsored by Dodge: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/bill_display.aspx?SponsorCode=HDODG&year=14

 

 

Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Curry, De Baca, Roosevelt

Bill number: SB146

Summary: Would limit tuition increases for lottery tuition scholarship recipients and change the definition of full-time student from 12 hours per semester to 15.

Details online: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?chamber=S&legtype=B&legno=%20146&year=14

Bill number: SB235

Summary: Provides an exemption from gross receipts for the sale of food and beverages from vending machines.

Details online: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?chamber=S&legtype=B&legno=%20235&year=14

Bill number: SB266

Summary: Would increase state legislator contributions to the state Legislature retirement plan.

Details online: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?chamber=S&legtype=B&legno=%20266&year=14

Bill number: SB 267

Summary: Would appropriate $200,000 from the general fund to the board of regents at Eastern New Mexico University for expenditure in fiscal year 2015 to design and implement a student support program that identifies and provides outreach to high-risk students.

Details online: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?chamber=S&legtype=B&legno=%20267&year=14

Bill number: SJR18

Summary: A constitutional amendment to require that the state auditor be a Certified Public Accountant licensed in New Mexico.

Details online: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?chamber=S&legtype=JR&legno=%20%2018&year=14

Follow all of the bills sponsored by Ingle: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/bill_display.aspx?SponsorCode=SINGL&year=14

 

 

Rep. Dennis Roch, R-Curry, Roosevelt

Bill number: HB111

Summary: Would amend multiple sections of law by removing references to Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) requirements and adding a new section regarding Public Education Department (PED) reports to the Legislature.

Details online: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?chamber=H&legtype=B&legno=%20111&year=14

Bill number: SB8

Summary: Creates the Entrepreneurial International Student Tuition Act in higher education law, which allows participating universities to grant nonresident tuition waivers to eligible students.

Details online: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?chamber=S&legtype=B&legno=%20%20%208&year=14

Follow all of the bills sponsored by Roch: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/bill_display.aspx?SponsorCode=HROCH&year=14

 

 

Sen. Pat Woods, R-Curry

Bill number: SB190

Summary: Would increase supplemental benefits for survivors of firefighters.

Details online: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?chamber=S&legtype=B&legno=%20190&year=14

Bill number: SB209

Summary: Would lower speed limits on unmarked county roads from 75 mph to 55 mph.

Details online: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?chamber=S&legtype=B&legno=%20209&year=14

Bill number: SJM12

Summary: Would request the Public Education Department to develop and implement a pilot program to study the fiscal and programmatic effects of transporting students between and among school districts to support school choice.

Details online: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?chamber=S&legtype=JM&legno=%20%2012&year=14

Follow all of the bills sponsored by Woods: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/bill_display.aspx?SponsorCode=SWOOD&year=14

 

 

Rep. Bob Wooley, R-Roosevelt

Bill number: HB164

Summary: Would allow for $150,000 appropriation from the general fund to the interstate stream commission for expenditure in fiscal years 2015 and 2016 for a weather modification program in Lea and Roosevelt counties.

Details online: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?chamber=H&legtype=B&legno=%20164&year=14

Follow all of the bills sponsored by Wooley: http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/bill_display.aspx?SponsorCode=HWOOL&year=14

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