The House is due back on the floor at 10 a.m. with the Senate following at 10:30 a.m. or thereabouts.

HOUSE THIRD READING OF LEGISLATION

3. HOUSE BILL 53. AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION; ENACTING THE TEACHER LOAN REPAYMENT
ACT; CREATING THE TEACHER LOAN REPAYMENT FUND; MAKING AN APPROPRIATION.
(STAPLETON) (EDUCATION 12-0; 1E) (APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCE 18-0)

5. HOUSE BILL 71, as amended. AN ACT RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION; AUTHORIZING THE GALLUP
BRANCH OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO TO BECOME AN INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY
COLLEGE; PROVIDING FOR A TRANSITION PERIOD; REQUIRING THE HIGHER EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT TO ASSIST IN A FEASIBILITY STUDY. (LUNDSTROM) (EDUCATION AMENDED 11-0;
2E) (APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCE 18-0)

7. HOUSE LABOR AND HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL 147. AN ACT
RELATING TO PENSIONS; AMENDING THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT ACT TO CHANGE THE
REQUIREMENTS FOR RETURNING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AFTER RETIREMENT. (LABOR AND
HUMAN RESOURCES 8-1) (JUDICIARY 11-0; 5E) (APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCE 18-0)

12. HOUSE BILL 215. AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION; REMOVING ADEQUATE YEARLY PROGRESS
REQUIREMENTS AND ASSOCIATED INCENTIVE FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS; REQUIRING THE
PUBLIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENT TO REPORT RECOMMENDED CHANGES TO LAWS TO COMPORT
WITH FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS; RECONCILING MULTIPLE AMENDMENTS TO THE SAME SECTION
OF LAW IN LAWS 2007. (ROCH) (EDUCATION 10-0; 3E) (APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCE 18-0)

22. HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 10, as amended. A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO
ARTICLE 12, SECTION 7 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF NEW MEXICO TO PROVIDE FOR AN ANNUAL
DISTRIBUTION FROM THE LAND GRANT PERMANENT FUNDS EQUAL TO FIVE AND FIVE-TENTHS
PERCENT OF THE FIVE-YEAR HISTORICAL AVERAGE OF THE VALUE OF THE FUND AND THAT,
UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, A PORTION OF THE AMOUNT DISTRIBUTED FROM THE PERMANENT
SCHOOL FUND SHALL BE USED TO IMPLEMENT AND INCREASE EDUCATIONAL PERFORMANCE AS
PROVIDED BY LAW. (TRUJILLO, J) (VOTERS AND ELECTIONS AMENDED 10-1) (APPROPRIATIONS
AND FINANCE 11-7)

23. HOUSE MEMORIAL 45. A MEMORIAL REQUESTING THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT,
THE WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS DEPARTMENT, THE PUBLIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, THE BUREAU
OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO AND THE
ARROWHEAD CENTER AT NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY TO COORDINATE EFFORTS TO ALIGN
THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROVIDED TO NEW MEXICO STUDENTS TO THE TYPES OF
EMPLOYMENT AVAILABLE IN THE STATE. (McCAMLEY) (EDUCATION 7-4; 2E)

TEMPORARY CALENDAR

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)

SENATE THIRD READING OF LEGISLATION:

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

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

HOUSE SCHEDULE OF COMMITTEE HEARINGS

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCE COMMITTEE - HENRY "KIKI" SAAVEDRA, CHAIRMAN

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 - 1:30 p.m. - Room 307
SUBCOMMITTEE "A" – NICK L. SALAZAR, CHAIRMAN
HB 477 TEACHER MENTORSHIP PROGRAM (GALLEGOS DY)
HB 471 EXPAND UNM FOCUS & MILAGRO PROGRAMS (TRUJILLO CH)

SUBCOMMITTEE "B" – RODOLPHO MARTINEZ, CHAIRMAN
HB 590 UNM JULIAN SAMORA LEGACY PROJECT (MARTINEZ WK)
HB 538 NATIVE AMERICAN LANGUAGE TEACHER DEVELOPMENT (MIERA)
HB 530 NEW MEXICO BOWL (GENTRY)
HB 501 UNM MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING PROGRAM (HARPER)
HB 512 UNM RADIOACTIVE MINING WASTE STUDY (MADALENA)
HB 549 UNM INDIGENOUS DESIGN & PLANNING INSTITUTE (MADALENA)
HB 209 AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER SERVICES (THOMSON)

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)
Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 8 a.m. - Room 317
HB 586 LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS (SMITH)
HB 493 GEOSPATIAL DATA CLEARINGHOUSE AT UNM (EASLEY)

SENATE SCHEDULE OF COMMITTEE HEARINGS

Our eyes and ears in the Roundhouse tell us that Senate Rules has set aside Friday and Saturday for the confirmation hearing of Education Secretary-designate Hanna Skandera.

SENATE SCHEDULE OF COMMITTEE HEARINGS
FINANCE COMMITTEE - Senator John Arthur Smith, Chairman

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 - 1:30 p.m. or 1/2 hr. after session - Room 322
SB 586 ADDITIONAL HEALTH CARE SOURCE PAYMENTS (GRIEGO)

EDUCATION COMMITTEE - Senator John M. Sapien, Chairman
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 8:00 a.m. - Room 311
SB 418 TEACHER LICENSURE CONTENT KNOWLEDGE (KERNAN)
SB 475 EVIDENCE OF TEACHER COMPETENCY (MORALES)

Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 9 a.m. - Room 311
SB 377 STATEWIDE DIGITAL LEARNING TASK FORCE (LOPEZ/STAPLETON)
SB 501 TECHNOLOGY COLLABORATIVE (KELLER)

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 - 2 p.m. or 1/2 hr. after session - Room 321
SB 589 NEW MEXICO HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE ACT (SHENDO)
C/SB 633 STATE EMPLOYEE 3% RAISES (MORALES)
SB 567 DENTAL THERAPIST-HYGIENIST LICENSURE (CISNEROS)

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 27, 2013 

HB 50NO FUNDS FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL OF ED. PROGRAMS, Jimmie C. Hall
HCATHPREF <2> HEC/HAFC-HEC <26> DP-HAFC <35> DP-T

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

HB 96EDUCATIONAL RETIREMENT SICK LEAVE, Dennis J. Roch
HCAT<2> HEC/HAFC-HEC <26> DP-HAFC <35> DP-T

HB 309LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM SOLVENCY, James P. White
HCAT<10> HEC/HAFC-HEC <31> DNP-CS/DP-HAFC <35> DP-T

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

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

SB 27PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT CHANGES, George K. Munoz
Luciano "Lucky"VarelaSCalSPREF <1> SJC/SFC-SJC <14> DP/a-SFC <23> DNP-CS/DP/a

SB 156FORMULARY CHANGES IN HEALTH LAWS, Jacob Candelaria
SCal<2> SPAC/SCORC-SPAC <4> DP-SCORC <24> DNP-CS/DP

Susan McKinsey, Office of Government and Community Relations