Urgent Update on The New Mexico Legislative Session

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Monday, February 13, 2017
Please join us TOMORROW, Tuesday February 14, 2017, in support of Senator Bill Sharer and David Gallegos with SB 183 Partial and Late Term Abortion Bill. 
 
Please contact committee members and urge them to vote FOR this bill.  (See list below.)
 
SB 183: PARTIAL AND LATE-TERM ABORTION
WILLIAM SHARER and DAVID GALLEGOS
The SB 183 Partial and Late Term Abortion (Sharer R-Farmington) would ban abortion after 20 weeks.  The bill will be heard by the Senate Public Affairs Committee tomorrow,
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in Room 321 at 2:30 p.m. or a half-hour after the floor session ends.
The bill disallows abortion after 20 weeks with the only exception being the health of the mother.  The mental health of the mother will not be considered.  Please contact the Senate Public Affairs Committee member and sure them to support SB 183 Partial and Late Term Abortion Ban.
NM Legislature 2017
Senate Public Affairs Committee
First Name
Last Name
Position
Party
Room
Capital Phone
Email Addr.
Jerry
Ortiz y Pino
Chairman
D
300A
986-4482
Bill
O’Neil
Vice Chair
D
300C
986-4260
Craig
Brant
Member
R
414C
986-4385
Candace
Gould
Member
R
415F
986-4266
Elizabeth
Jeff
Mimi
Stuart
Stefanics
Steinborn
Stewart
Ingle
Member
Member
Member
Member
D
D
D
R
415C
416E
416F
109 A
986-4377
986-4862
986-4267
986-4702
BILLS WE ARE FOLLOWING:
With the exception of the above, the following bills we are following have been scheduled.
HB 171: End of Life Options Act
This bill would allow any health care provider with any credential to prescribe a lethal dose of drugs to a dying patient.
CURRENT STATUS:    Passed the House Health and Human Services
                                      Referred to House Judiciary Committee
                                      COMMITTEE HEARING NOT SCHEDULED
HB 37: Born Alive Infant Protection Act
HB 37 Born Alive Infant Protection Act would require medical care for those infants surviving a failed abortion.
CURRENT STATUS:   House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee
                                      COMMITTEE HEARING NOT SCHEDULED
HB 89: Cannabis Revenue and Freedom Act
HB 89 would legalize recreational marijuana, setting up taxation and board of regulators.
CURRENT STATUS:  Passed House Consumer Affairs with “No Recommendation”
                                    Referred to House Business and Industry Committee
                                    COMMITTEE HEARING NOT SCHEDULED
SB 278: Cannabis Revenue and Freedom Act
This bill is a duplicate bill to the above HB 89 which would legalize marijuana in the state.
CURRENT STATUS:  Rolled over in the Senate Judiciary Consumer.  Will be reconsidered                     `                once recommended changes and deletions have been made the bills                                                        sponsors.
                                    ROLLED OVER FOR LATER CONSIDERATION
 
HB 72 Reinstating the Death Penalty
As stated the bill would reinstate the death penalty in New Mexico and provde for an appeal procedures and methodology.
CURRENT STATUS:  Referred to House Consumer and Public Affairs
                                      COMMITTEE HEARING NOT SCHEDULED
Please continue to pray for our New Mexico State Legislature.
New Mexico Watchman
Jose Vasquez

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