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New Mexico: Legislative Session ends March 20th.
- Download NM Public Policy Priorities 2019-2021
- Join our AAUW New Mexico Lobby Corps
- Instructions for the New Mexico Legislature website – Use menu topics from banner heading:
Find your NM Legislator – Dropdown menu: Find my legislator, Leadership, Districts
Track New Mexico Legislation – Dropdown menu: Find Legislation by Number – Select a session, chamber, & # if available; Find Legislation by Sponsor – Select a representative or senator; or Bill Finder – This link provides many different ways to search for a bill and to determine the status of the bill. Key to Abbreviations, also found under “Quick Links” and other places. Complete Legislation List Sessions click the arrow and select 2021 Regular Session, Categories select 1, 2, or all three, Click on Go. Complete Legislation List. You will see a list of all bills that have been pre-filed as of the current date. It gives the Bill ID/#, Title, Sponsor, and actions. To look at the bill, click on the BILL ID on the left side of the screen. Daily Bill Tracker MyRoundhouse is the legislation tracking service with which you will be able to track legislation and actions during a session. My Roundhouse is a free service of the New Mexico Legislature. The legislative website is updated at the end of each day and the tracking information is as accurate as possible. You must register with an email, user name, and password. Your locator – Use this to name your choice of categories of bills e.g. education, taxes, environment. Click on “+”. After naming your choices: Click on “Add legislation to locator”, Check legislation you want to add, Click on “Add checked legislation”.
Committees – This page lists the House of Representatives Session Committees, Senate Session Committees, and Interim Committees. Go to the end of this document for instructions on how to view a virtual committee meeting, submit a written comment, or speak at a committee.**
Publications – Much is available on this link, but of particular interest are: Under publications enter “Visitors” in Search bar. Click on “search”, scroll to the bottom and select page 9; Click on brochureenglish and statelegislaturehandbook16. You can download and print if you choose to do.
What’s Happening – This link has several options: Session dates, Session Calendars, Legislative Calendar, LegisLetter, Webcasting of the New Mexico Legislature (Use this if you want to view/attend actual legislative sessions), and Upcoming Standing Committee Meetings (with a Watch Now link to access actual committee meetings).
Webcast – This link will show what is being webcast now!
Quick Links – This is a catch all, review list. Some of interest include Glossary of Legislative Terms, Key to Abbreviations, Legislative Contacts, MyRoundhouse, Session Dates. Use as needed
Sonya Berg 02/2021