Good morning.

Both houses worked late into the afternoon Tuesday. They'll be back at it again on Wednesday, the House at 10 a.m. and the Senate at 10:30 a.m.  Some bills of interest are beginning to be heard on the floor.

HOUSE THIRD READING OF LEGISLATION
1. HOUSE BILL 21, as amended. AN ACT RELATING TO THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT; REQUIRING AGENDAS
TO BE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC AT LEAST SEVENTY-TWO HOURS PRIOR TO A PUBLIC MEETING;
REQUIRING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW A PUBLIC BODY'S ACTION ON EMERGENCY
MATTERS. (SMITH & SEN. IVEY-SOTO) (VOTERS AND ELECTIONS 7-0; 4E) (JUDICIARY AMENDED
14-0; 2E)

SENATE THIRD READING OF LEGISLATION:
(1) SENATE BILL 172 SIGNED LANGUAGE PRACTICES BOARD (RODRIGUEZ)

(4) SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR (ORTIZ y PINO)
SENATE BILL 69 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TELEMEDICINE COVERAGE

House Schedule of Committee Hearings

HOUSE EDUCATION COMMITTEE - MIMI STEWART, CHAIRMAN

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 - 8 a.m. - Room 317
HB 67 ACADEMIC CONTENT & PERFORMANCE STANDARDS (MCCAMLEY)
HB 23 HIGHER ED FACULTY TENURE CONDITIONS (SMITH)
HB 20 EQUITY INVESTMENTS FOR COLLEGE ENDOWMENTS (GONZALES)
HB 24 COLLEGE ENDOWMENT CONTRIBUTION GROSS RECEIPTS (SMITH)
HB 27 EXPAND LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY (STAPLETON)
HB 50 NO FUNDS FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL OF ED. PROGRAMS (HALL JC)
HJM 19 J. PAUL TAYLOR EARLY CHILDHOOD TASK FORCE (CHASEY)
HJM 29 LESC A-F SCHOOL GRADING SYSTEM STUDY (STEWART)

HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE - GAIL CHASEY, CHAIRWOMAN
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 - 1:30 p.m. or or 30 minutes after the floor
session - Room 309
HB 341 NO TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUND AS RESERVE FUND (TAYLOR)
HB 412 GENERAL FUND DOLLARS TO TOBACCO FUND (TRUJILLO J.)

HOUSE LABOR AND HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE - MIGUEL P. GARCIA, CHAIRMAN
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 - 1:30 p.m. - Room 305
HB 277 PROHIBIT CERTAIN EMPLOYER-REQUIRED MEETINGS (TRUJILLO CH)
HB 426 SUNSHINE PORTAL AGENCIES & INFO (YOUNGBLOOD)
HB 430 WORKERS' COMP GUIDES & COMMITTEE (KANE)
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 1:30 p.m. - Room 305
HB 443 UNPAID UNEMPLOYMENT CIVIL ACTIONS (ARCHULETA)
HB 449 EMPLOYER DEFINITIONS, RECORDS & LAWSUITS (GARCIA MP)
HB 481 EVIDENCE OF TEACHER COMPETENCY (STAPLETON)

HOUSE VOTERS AND ELECTIONS COMMITTEE - MARY HELEN GARCIA, CHAIRWOMAN
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 - 8 A.M - Room 305
HJR 8 BOARDS OF REGENTS NOMINATING COMMITTEES, CA (STEINBORN)
HJR 10 LAND GRANT FUND DISTRIBUTION, CA (TRUJILLO J.)
HJR 6 INCREASE MINIMUM WAGE ANNUALLY, CA (GARCIA MP)

Senate Schedule of Committee Hearings

FINANCE COMMITTEE - Senator John Arthur Smith, Chairman
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 - 1:30 p.m. - Room 322
SB 213 AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER PROGRAMS (PAPEN)
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 - 1:30 p.m. or ½ hr. after session - Room 322
SB 9 STATE INVESTMENT COUNCIL CHANGES (NEVILLE)
SB 39 COLLEGE DISTRICT BONDS FOR HARD & SOFTWARE (RUE)
SB 86 PUBLIC EMPLOYEE AVERAGE SALARY CALCULATIONS (BEFFORT)

EDUCATION COMMITTEE - Senator John M. Sapien, Chairman
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 - 8 a.m. - Room 311
SB 119 EDUCATION TRUST ACT ADMINISTRATION (MUÑOZ)
SB 147 EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY DEFINITIONS (CANDELARIA)
SB 225 EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER RETENTION PROJECT (RODRIGUEZ)
SB 301 NM SCHOLARS ACT SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY (BRANDT)

JUDICIARY COMMITTEE - Senator Richard C. Martinez, Chairman
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 - 2:30 p.m. or ½ hr. after session - Room 321
SB 182 PROCUREMENT CODE CHANGES (RUE/VARELA)
SB 128 PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE CREDIT PRIVACY (O'NEILL)
SB 275 WORKERS' COMP CLEANUP (WOODS)
SB 307 PUBLIC RECORDS CHANGES (IVEY-SOTO)

PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - Senator Gerald Ortiz y Pino, Chairman
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 - 2 p.m. or 1/2 hr. after session – Room 321
SJM 1 FAMILY-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE TASK FORCE (RUE)
SB 310 VIRAL HEPATITIS TESTING & CONFIDENTIALITY (GRIEGO)
*SB 311 HIV TESTING DISCLOSURE (GRIEGO)
SB 313 BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH ACT (O'NEILL)
SB 474 SCHOOL INTERVENTION & REMEDIATION PRACTICES (LOPEZ/STEWART)

Bills Acted on: Feb. 12, 2013

HB 60SPECIFY HEALTH CARE FACILITY DRUG TESTINGYvette Herrell
HCATHPREF <2> HHGIC/HJC-HHGIC <12> DP-HJC <21> DP/a-T

HB 168NM HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE ACTMimi Stewart
HJC<5> HHGIC/HJC-HHGIC <21> DNP-CS/DP-HJC

HB 170VOLUNTEER HEALTHCARE FOR THE UNDERSERVED ACTYvette Herrell
Timothy M.KellerHJC<5> HHGIC/HJC-HHGIC <21> DNP-CS/w/o rec-HJC

HB 171INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TELEMEDICINE SERVICESStephen Easley
HBIC<5> HHGIC/HBIC-HHGIC <21> DP-HBIC

HB 228UNM LAW SCHOOL SOUTHWEST INDIAN LAW CLINICDebbie A. Rodella
HAFC<6> HHGIC/HAFC-HHGIC <21> DP-HAFC

SB 27PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT CHANGESGeorge K. Munoz
Luciano "Lucky"VarelaSFCSPREF <1> SJC/SFC-SJC <14> DP/a-SFC

SB 69INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TELEMEDICINE COVERAGEGerald Ortiz y Pino
SCalSPREF <1> SCORC/SJC-SCORC <4> w/o rec-SJC <14> DNP-CS/DP

Bills Introduced on: Feb. 12, 2013

HB 538 NATIVE AMERICAN LANGUAGE TEACHER DEVELOPMENT Rick  Miera
HHGIC/HAFC

HB 541 TEACHER LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY & COUNCIL Rick  Miera
HEC

HB 543 PUBLIC SCHOOL DUAL LANGUAGE TEACHERS Rick  Miera
HEC/HAFC

HJM 37 READING LITERACY OF INDIAN CHILDREN Rick  Miera
HEC

HM 48 CREATE NM LIVER TRANSPLANTATION INSTITUTE Patricia A.  Lundstrom
HHGIC

SB 498 UNM RADIOACTIVE MINING WASTE STUDY Benny  Shendo
SIAC/SFC

SB 501 TECHNOLOGY COLLABORATIVE Timothy M.  Keller
SEC/SFC

SB 507 CAPITAL OUTLAY REVIEW, PLANS & MONITORING Pete  Campos
SRC/SFC

SB 514 SAFE STAFFING ACT Linda M.  Lopez
SCORC/SJC

Susan McKinsey, Office of Government and Community Relations