The Senate leadership announced that the PERA solvency bill will finally be heard on the floor today, March 6. Judicial retirement has passed Senate Finance. There is some movement on the pension solvency front, though nothing yet scheduled for ERB.

The House convenes at 10 a.m. with the Senate scheduled at 10:30 a.m.  The Senate floor schedule not yet posted, but we'll be watching for it.

HOUSE THIRD READING OF LEGISLATION

5. HOUSE BILL 327. AN ACT RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION; REQUIRING THE HIGHER EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT TO INCLUDE ALL PHYSICAL EDUCATION STUDENT CREDIT HOURS FOR PURPOSES
OF DETERMINING FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND BRANCH COMMUNITY COLLEGES
THAT PROVIDE PHYSICAL EDUCATION. (EGOLF) (EDUCATION 12-0; 1E) (APPROPRIATIONS AND
FINANCE 17-0; 1E)

16. HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 8. A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OF
NEW MEXICO TO PROVIDE FOR NOMINATING COMMITTEES FOR ALL APPOINTED MEMBERS OF
BOARDS OF REGENTS OF STATE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS. (STEINBORN) (VOTERS AND
ELECTIONS 9-2) (JUDICIARY 16-0)

HOUSE TEMPORARY CALENDAR

7. HOUSE BILL 247, as amended. AN ACT RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION; CREATING THE MILITARY
WAR VETERAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND. (DODGE - FOR THE MILITARY AND VETERANS' AFFAIRS
COMMITTEE) (EDUCATION 12-0; 1E) (APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCE AMENDED 18-0)

20. SENATE BILL 198, as amended. AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH CARE; ENACTING A NEW SECTION OF
THE PUBLIC HEALTH ACT TO PROVIDE FOR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CERTIFICATION OF
HOSPITALS AS STEMI RECEIVING CENTERS OR STEMI REFERRING CENTERS; PROVIDING FOR
RULEMAKING. (MORALES & REP. GALLEGOS, DY) (SENATE PUBLIC AFFAIRS AMENDED) (SENATE
JUDICIARY AMENDED) (HEALTH, GOVERNMENT & INDIAN AFFAIRS 9-0; 2E)

HOUSE SCHEDULE OF COMMITTEE HEARINGS

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

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 – 1:30 p.m. – Room 307
AGENDA TO BE ANNOUNCED

HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE - GAIL CHASEY, CHAIRWOMAN
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 1:30 p.m. - Room 309 REVISED
HB 388 /a HOSPITAL EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT CREDIT PURCHASE (ROCH)
HB 414 NURSE PRACTITIONER SCOPE OF PRACTICE (COTE)

SENATE SCHEDULE OF COMMITTEE HEARINGS

FINANCE COMMITTEE - Senator John Arthur Smith, Chairman

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 1:30 p.m. or ½ hr. after session - Room 322
SB 55 UNM ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL COMMUNITY OUTREACH (BEFFORT)
SB 71 RETIREE HEALTH CARE CONTRIBUTIONS (MUÑOZ)
SB 87 UNM HEALTH WORKFORCE ANALYSIS (CANDELARIA)

EDUCATION COMMITTEE - Senator John M. Sapien, Chairman
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 8:00 a.m. - Room 311
SJM 34 STUDY A-F SCHOOL GRADING SYSTEM (MORALES)\

PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - Senator Gerald Ortiz y Pino, Chairman
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 2:00 p.m. or 1/2 hr. after session - Room 321
HB 22 AUTISM COVERAGE IN GROUP HEALTH COVERAGE (SMITH/O'NEILL)
HB 412 GENERAL FUND DOLLARS TO TOBACCO FUND (TRUJILLO, J)
RULES COMMITTEE - Senator Linda M. Lopez, Chairman
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 8:30 a.m. - Room 321
SM 63 TOBACCO-FREE COLLEGE CAMPUSES (CERVANTES)
HB 21 PUBLIC MEETING AGENDAS 72 HOURS IN ADVANCE (SMITH/IVEY-SOTO)
HB 44 PROHIBIT DOUBLE PER DIEM PAYMENTS (GENTRY)

Bills Acted on: March 5, 2013

*HB 76 FRONTIER COMMUNITIES PROGRAM Patricia A. Lundstrom
HCAT <2> HBIC/HAFC-HBIC <13> DP-HAFC <36> DP/a-T

HB 227 MOVE BRAIN INJURY ADVISORY COUNCIL FUNCTIONS Gail Chasey
SPAC <6> HHGIC/HJC-HHGIC <26> DP-HJC <36> DP - PASSED/H (65-0) <24> SPAC

HB 481 EVIDENCE OF TEACHER COMPETENCY Sheryl Williams Stapleton
SEC <18> HLC/HEC-HLC <31> w/o rec/a-HEC <36> DNP-CS/DP - PASSED/H (38-32) <24> SEC

HB 493 GEOSPATIAL DATA CLEARINGHOUSE AT UNM Stephen Easley
SCONC <20> HENRC/HEC-HENRC <25> DP-HEC <36> DP - PASSED/H (53-4) <24> SCONC

SB 69 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TELEMEDICINE COVERAGE Gerald Ortiz y Pino
HJC SPREF <1> SCORC/SJC-SCORC <4> w/o rec-SJC <14> DNP-CS/DP - PASSED/S (37-0) <22> HHGIC/HJC-HHGIC <36> DP/a-HJC

SB 140 NM POISON & DRUG INFORMATION CENTER Mark Moores
HBIC <2> SPAC/SFC-SPAC <4> DP-SFC <18> DP/a - PASSED/S (38-0) <28> HHGIC/HBIC-HHGIC <36> DP-HBIC

SB 156 FORMULARY CHANGES IN HEALTH LAWS Jacob Candelaria
HBIC <2> SPAC/SCORC-SPAC <4> DP-SCORC <24> DNP-CS/DP - PASSED/S (39-0) <36> HBIC/HJC-HBIC

SB 198 HOSPITALS AS STEMI CENTERS Howie C. Morales
Doreen Y.Gallegos HCAT <2> SPAC/SJC-SPAC <8> DP/a-SJC <21> DP/a - PASSED/S (34-0) <31> HHGIC <36> DP-T

SB 307 PUBLIC RECORDS CHANGES Daniel Ivey-Soto
HJC <4> SPAC/SJC-SPAC <12> DP-SJC <14> DP <21> PASSED/S (32-5) <30> HVEC/HJC-HVEC <36> DP-HJC

SB 313 BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH ACT Bill B. O'Neill
HINT <4> SPAC/SJC-SPAC <14> DNP-CS/DP-SJC <24> DP/a - PASSED/S (23-16)

SB 341 BUILDING & REMODEL CONTRACT THRESHOLD AMOUNT Stuart Ingle
HBIC <4> SCORC/SFC-SCORC <22> DP-SFC <24> DP - PASSED/S (38-0) <36> HBIC/HCPAC-HBIC

SB 342 NURSE-MIDWIFE ULTRASOUND PROCEDURES Howie C. Morales
HHGIC <4> SPAC/SJC-SPAC <14> DP-SJC <24> DP/a - PASSED/S (35-2) <36> HHGIC/HJC-HHGIC

SB 403 HEALTH ALL-PAYER CLAIMS DATABASE TASK FORCE Linda M. Lopez
HHGIC <4> SPAC/SFC-SPAC <19> DP-SFC <24> DP/a - PASSED/S (24-16) <36> HHGIC/HCPAC-HHGIC

SB 416 RAISE MINIMUM WAGE Richard C. Martinez
HLC <8> SPAC/SCORC-SPAC <19> DP-SCORC <24> w/o rec/a - fl/a- PASSED/S (25-17) <36> HLC

SB 448 PROCUREMENT DEBARING & SUSPENSION Joseph Cervantes
SCal <9> SCORC/SJC-SCORC <23> DP-SJC <24> DP/a

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

Susan McKinsey, Office of Government an d Community Relations