The 2019 Legislative session is underway! After eight years of the Martinez administration, there are high hopes that the new Governor and a stronger progressive majority in the Legislature will help restore environmental and public health protections that were undermined or eliminated by the previous administration. We will use this page to provide links to bills we support and actions that you can take, such as signing letters, writing comments, and attending committee meetings.

2019 Legislature Schedule
January 15 – Opening day (noon)
February 14 – Deadline for introduction
March 16 – Session ends (noon)
April 5 – Legislation not acted upon by governor is pocket vetoed
June 14 – Effective date of most legislation

HB 206 Environmental Review Act (ERA)
The bill has been scheduled in House Energy and Natural Resources this coming Tuesday January 22, at 8:30 in the morning in room 317. You can get fact sheets and 4 examples of issues in NM where HB 206 could have made a difference for the better:
ERA Flyer & ERA Fact Sheet
Brine Well Collapse
Gas Line Explosion
Hobbs Subdivision
Underground Tanks