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February 7, 2003




Legislative Summary


   
   
The Associated Press
   
    Introduced in the House:
HB594: Bonds for Museum of New Mexico projects
    HB595: Uranium workers' health services
    HB596: Uniform sentencing for economic crimes
    HB597: Statewide immunizations for children
    HB598: Insurers' use of consumer credit ratings
    HB599: Temporary outpatient veteran housing
    HB600: Municipal water rights purpose changes
    HB601: Long-term care protections enforcement
    HB602: National Guard retiree license plates
    HB603: Elections: Computerized ballot hand tallying
    HB604: Water: State engineer authority
    HB605: Uniform prescription drug cards
    HB606: Cross-cultural education project study
    HB607: Increase educational assistants' salaries
    HB608: Indian AIDS prevention programs
    HB609: Licensing Act changes for construction industry
    HJM53: Public education system cost study
    HJR20: Constitutional amendment to move school funds

    Passed in the House:
    HB46: Interstate compact for juveniles, 63-0
    HB68: Public education: K-5 home visits, 64-0
    HB122: New Mexico Works Act amendments, 54-11
    HB147: Helium conservation and regulation, 64-0
    HB167: Personal income tax rate cuts, 68-0
    HJM9: Bilingual speech and hearing experts in schools, 61-0
    HJM11: Federal funding for special education, 65-0

    Introduced in the Senate:
    SB522: Money for training sheriffs
    SB523: Ethics education requirements for Legislature
    SB524: Health care for indigents
    SB525: Revised elements and penalties for arson
    SB526: No alcohol sales to 4th time DWIs
    SB527: Emergency Medical Services Act
    SB528: Raise cigarette tax for UNM hospital expansion
    SB529: Unqualified school teacher prohibition
    SB530: Telecommunications Development Act
    SB531: Felony fleeing law enforcement officer
    SB532: Child endangerment
    SB533: Retired volunteer firefighter benefits
    SB534: Tobacco settlement fund appropriations
    SB535: Student Options Act: educational alternatives
    SB536: GF: Agricultural education programs
    SB537: Public employees retirement: nurse exception
    SB538: Veterans' tobacco cessation program
    SB539: Support for indigent early childhood teachers
    SB540: Forbids early voting in municipal elections
    SB541: Attorney General's Guadalupe Hidalgo Treaty department
    SB542: Kinship Guardianship Act: defines caregiver
    SB543: WNMU: Workforce training and development
    SB544: WNMU: Child care needed
    SB545: WNMU: Athletic program needs
    SB546: Out-of-state credit unions

    Passed in the Senate:
    SB126: Taxi and Shuttles: non-exempt businesses, 21-12
    SB187: Reorganization of Board of Pharmacy, 32-0
    SB247: Train N.M. dentists at Baylor University, 37-0
    SB298: Tobacco settlement funds abolished, 21-19