The much-anticipated hearing of ERB solvency in Senate Finance didn't happen yesterday. We'll keep you posted.

The House at 10 a.m., while the Senate reconvenes at 11 a.m.

HOUSE THIRD READING OF LEGISLATION

1. HOUSE BILL 50. AN ACT RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION; PROHIBITING LEGISLATIVE GENERAL
FUND APPROPRIATION DISTRIBUTIONS TO PUBLIC POST-SECONDARY EDUCATIONAL
INSTITUTIONS FOR COLLEGES OF EDUCATION OR TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS THAT DO
NOT PROVIDE INSTRUCTION WITH COURSES THAT ARE BASED ON SCIENTIFIC READING RESEARCH
AND THE SCIENCE OF READING, THAT ARE ALIGNED WITH THE STATE READING STANDARDS AND
THAT MEET OTHER REQUIREMENTS. (HALL) (EDUCATION 9-3; 1E) (APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCE
8-7; 3E)

2. HOUSE BILL 96. AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATIONAL RETIREMENT; PERMITTING THE CONVERSION
OF UNUSED SICK LEAVE TO SERVICE CREDIT FOR RETIREMENT PURPOSES. (ROCH) (EDUCATION
12-0; 1E) (APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCE 16-0; 2E)

5. HOUSE EDUCATION COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL 309, with emergency clause. AN ACT
RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION; CREATING THE LEGISLATIVE LOTTERY TUITION SCHOLARSHIP
ACT; PROVIDING FOR SCHOLARSHIP AND OTHER AWARDS; LIMITING THE AMOUNT OF AWARDS;
EXTENDING THE FINANCIAL SOLVENCY OF THE LOTTERY TUITION FUND; REQUIRING A MINIMUM
BALANCE IN THE FUND; AMENDING, REPEALING, ENACTING AND RECOMPILING SECTIONS OF THE
NMSA 1978; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. (EDUCATION 10-1; 2E) (APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCE
12-2; 4E)

TEMPORARY CALENDAR

1. HOUSE EDUCATION COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL 27. AN ACT RELATING TO HIGHER
EDUCATION; EXTENDING LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY TO STUDENTS WHO, WITHIN TWO
YEARS OF COMPLETION OF A HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM OR RECEIPT OF A HIGH SCHOOL
EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA ARE ACCEPTED TO AND ATTEND A TWO-YEAR PUBLIC HIGHER
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION; EXTENDING LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY TO STUDENTS
WHO, WITHIN TWO YEARS OF HONORABLE OR MEDICAL DISCHARGE FROM SERVICE IN THE
UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES, ARE ACCEPTED TO AND ATTEND ANY PUBLIC HIGHER
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION. (EDUCATION 9-4) (APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCE 18-0)

9. HOUSE BILL 260, as amended. AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH CARE; AMENDING THE MEDICAL
IMAGING AND RADIATION THERAPY HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT TO EXEMPT EXPANDED PRACTICE
DOCTORS OF ORIENTAL MEDICINE PERFORMING DIAGNOSTIC MUSCULOSKELETAL ULTRASOUND
OR MUSCULOSKELETAL ULTRASOUND PROCEDURE GUIDANCE FROM MEDICAL IMAGING
LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS. (KANE) (HEALTH, GOVERNMENT & INDIAN AFFAIRS AMENDED 6-4;
1E) (JUDICIARY AMENDED 11-0; 5E)

15. HOUSE BILL 348, as amended. AN ACT RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION INSPECTORS; AMENDING THE
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES LICENSING ACT REGARDING STATEWIDE INSPECTOR CERTIFICATION;
ESTABLISHING CERTIFIED BUILDING OFFICIALS; REPEALING SECTION 60-13-43 NMSA 1978 (BEING
LAWS 1967, CHAPTER 199, SECTION 51, AS AMENDED). (RODELLA) (BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY 9-0;
2E) (JUDICIARY AMENDED 14-0; 2E)

SENATE THIRD READING OF LEGISLATION:

(3) SENATE BILL 340 $10 MILLION MINIMUM DESIGN & BUILD PROJECTS (INGLE)

(4) SENATE BILL 403/a HEALTH ALL-PAYER CLAIMS DATABASE TASK FORCE/ (LOPEZ)
SFC AMENDED

(6) SENATE BILL 249 STATEWIDE CONSTRUCTION INSPECTORS (PAPEN)

(10) SENATE CORPORATIONS AND TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR (CANDELARIA)
SENATE BILL 156 FORMULARY CHANGES IN HEALTH LAWS

(21) SENATE BILL 416/a RAISE MINIMUM WAGE/SCORC AMENDED (MARTINEZ)

(22) SENATE BILL 341 BUILDING & REMODEL CONTRACT THRESHOLD AMOUNT (INGLE)

(24) SENATE BILL 443 GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT REQUIREMENTS (RUE)

(25) SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR (MUÑOZ/VARELA)
BILL 27/a PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT CHANGES/
SFC AMENDED

(31) SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR (BEFFORT)
SENATE BILL 86 PUBLIC EMPLOYEE AVERAGE SALARY CALCULATIONS

(36) SENATE PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR (O'NEILL)
SENATE BILL 313/a BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH ACT/SJC AMENDED

(47) SENATE JOINT MEMORIAL 1 FAMILY-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE TASK FORCE (RUE)

House Schedule of Committee Hearings

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCE COMMITTEE - HENRY "KIKI" SAAVEDRA, CHAIRMAN
March 1, 2013 - 1:30 p.m. - Room 307
AGENDA TO BE ANNOUNCED

HOUSE EDUCATION COMMITTEE - MIMI STEWART, CHAIRMAN
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 8 a.m. - Room 317
HB 513 CERTAIN SCHOOL TESTS AS COMPETENCE (STEWART)
HB 481 /a EVIDENCE OF TEACHER COMPETENCY (STAPLETON)
HB 28 LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIPS AT TRIBAL COLLEGES (ALCON)
HB 541 TEACHER LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY & COUNCIL (MIERA)

HOUSE HEALTH, GOVERNMENT & INDIAN AFFAIRS COMM - JAMES ROGER MADALENA, CHAIRMAN
Saturday, March 2, 2013 – 8:30 a.m. - Room 315
REGULAR CALENDAR
HB 398 RURAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL WORK FORCE PROGRAM (MARTINEZ R.)
HB 511 MENTAL ILLNESS INTERACTION TRAINING (SANDOVAL)
HB 624 OVERDOSE PREVENTION & PAIN MANAGEMENT (MCMILLAN)
HJR 11 HEALTHCARE AS A RIGHT, CA (CHASEY)
SB 4 /a DIALYSIS FACILITY GROSS RECEIPTS (CISNEROS)
SB 296 /a PRESCRIPTION DRUG INSURANCE COVERAGE REVIEW (PAPEN)

HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE - GAIL CHASEY, CHAIRWOMAN
Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 8 a.m. - Room 309
HB 227 MOVE BRAIN INJURY ADVISORY COUNCIL FUNCTIONS (CHASEY)
HJR 8 BOARDS OF REGENTS NOMINATING COMMITTEES, CA (STEINBORN)

SENATE SCHEDULE OF COMMITTEE HEARINGS

FINANCE COMMITTEE - Senator John Arthur Smith, Chairman
Friday, March 1, 2013 – 10 a.m. - Room 322
SB 586 ADDITIONAL HEALTH CARE SOURCE PAYMENTS (GRIEGO)
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 1:30 p.m. or 1/2 hr. after session - Room 322
SB 52 MAINSTREET PROGRAMS (BEFFORT)
SB 78 UNM FAMILY-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE TASK FORCE (RUE)

EDUCATION COMMITTEE - Senator John M. Sapien, Chairman
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 8 a.m. - Room 311
SB 418 TEACHER LICENSURE CONTENT KNOWLEDGE (KERNAN)
SB 475 EVIDENCE OF TEACHER COMPETENCY (MORALES)
Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 9:00 a.m. - Room 311
SB 377 STATEWIDE DIGITAL LEARNING TASK FORCE (LOPEZ/STAPLETON)
SB 501 TECHNOLOGY COLLABORATIVE (KELLER)

JUDICIARY COMMITTEE - Senator Richard C. Martinez, Chairman
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 2:30 p.m. or 1/2 hr. after session - Room 321
SB 226 HEALTH SECURITY ACT (CISNEROS)

PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - Senator Gerald Ortiz y Pino, Chairman
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 2 p.m. or 1/2 hr. after session - Room 326
SB 589 NEW MEXICO HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE ACT (SHENDO)
C/SB 633 STATE EMPLOYEE 3% RAISES (MORALES)

RULES COMMITTEE - Senator Linda M. Lopez, Chairman
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 8:30 a.m. - Room 321
HANNA SKANDERA REAPPOINTMENT (INGLE)
Secretary - Public Education Department

Bills Acted on: February 28, 2013

HB 27 EXPAND LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY Sheryl Williams Stapleton
HCAT HPREF <2> HEC/HAFC-HEC <25> DNP-CS/DP-HAFC <36> DP-T

HB 53 TEACHER LOAN REPAYMENT ACT Sheryl Williams Stapleton
SINT HPREF <2> HEC/HAFC-HEC <25> DP-HAFC <34> DP <36> PASSED/H (67-0)

HB 64 EDUCATIONAL RETIREMENT CHANGES Mimi Stewart
SFC <2> HLC/HEC/HAFC-HLC <7> DP-HEC <16> DP-HAFC <32> DP <35> PASSED/H (50-17) <24> SFC

HB 67 ACADEMIC CONTENT & PERFORMANCE STANDARDS Bill McCamley
SEC <2> HEC/HAFC-HEC <22> DNP-CS/DP-HAFC <32> DP <35> PASSED/H (35-33) <24> SEC

HB 71 UNM-GALLUP AS COMMUNITY COLLEGE Patricia A. Lundstrom
SINT <2> HEC/HAFC-HEC <26> DP/a-HAFC <34> DP <36> PASSED/H (63-0)

HB 168 NM HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE ACT Mimi Stewart
HTBL <5> HHGIC/HJC-HHGIC <21> DNP-CS/DP-HJC <28> DNP-CS/DP <36> fl/a- FAILED/H (30-39)- m/rcnsr adptd- tbld/H

HB 260 ORIENTAL MEDICINE DOCTOR IMAGING LICENSURE Emily Kane
HCAT <7> HHGIC/HJC-HHGIC <26> DP/a-HJC <36> DP-T

HB 424 EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOLS Mary Helen Garcia
SEC <15> HEC <32> DNP-CS/DP <35> PASSED/H (65-0) <24> SEC/SFC-SEC

*HB 563 NM HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE ACT Thomas C. Taylor
HJC <22> HHGIC/HJC-HHGIC <36> w/o rec-HJC

HJR 10 LAND GRANT FUND DISTRIBUTION, CA Jim R. Trujillo
SINT <13> HVEC/HAFC-HVEC <24> DP/a-HAFC <34> DP <36> PASSED/H (36-33)

HM 45 ALIGN EDUCATION WITH AVAILABLE EMPLOYMENT Bill McCamley
PASS <20> HEC <32> DP <36> PASSED/H (42-25).

HM 48 CREATE NM LIVER TRANSPLANTATION INSTITUTE Patricia A. Lundstrom
PSGN <21> HHGIC <32> DP <35> PASSED/H (66-0) <36> SGND.

SB 98 SUPPLEMENTAL SEVERANCE TAX BONDS Carlos R. Cisneros
SFC <1> SCORC/SFC-SCORC <24> w/o rec-SFC

SB 249 STATEWIDE CONSTRUCTION INSPECTORS Mary Kay Papen
SCal <2> SCORC/SPAC-SCORC <18> DP-SPAC <23> DP <24> fl/aa

SB 313 BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH ACT Bill B. O'Neill
SCal <4> SPAC/SJC-SPAC <14> DNP-CS/DP-SJC <24> DP/a

SB 340 $10 MILLION MINIMUM DESIGN & BUILD PROJECTS Stuart Ingle
SCal <4> SCORC/SFC-SCORC <22> DP-SFC <24> DP

SB 341 BUILDING & REMODEL CONTRACT THRESHOLD AMOUNT Stuart Ingle
SCal <4> SCORC/SFC-SCORC <22> DP-SFC <24> DP

SB 416 RAISE MINIMUM WAGE Richard C. Martinez
SCal <8> SPAC/SCORC-SPAC <19> DP-SCORC <24> w/o rec/a

SM 54 MEXICAN AMERICAN LAW STUDENT ASSOCIATION Jacob Candelaria
PSGN <18> nt prntd-nt ref com-tbld <23> w/drn - PASSED/S (43-0) <24> SGND.

SM 81 STUDY 3RD GRADE/ COLLEGE STUDENT MENTORING Linda M. Lopez
SRC <24> SRC/SEC-SRC

It's a full schedule, followed by the House/Senate basketball game this evening. GO SENATE! They are UNM coached and clothed.

Susan McKinsey, Office of Government and Community Relations