New Mexico Legislative Session Adjourns Sine Die - State and Federal Communications

February 18, 2022  •  

New Mexico Legislative Session Adjourns Sine Die

New Mexico Capitol Building - Ken Lund

New Mexico’s 30-day legislative session adjourned sine die at noon February 17.

During the session, a bill that would require post-session lobbying reports was introduced.

Senate Bill 61 provides prior to the adjournment of a legislative session, a lobbyist or lobbyist’s employer that is required to file an expenditure report or registration statement must file a report with the secretary of state disclosing the lobbyist’s or lobbyist’s employer’s lobbying activity on legislation and identifying the specific legislation lobbied, the support, opposition or other position taken on the legislation by the lobbyist or lobbyist’s employer and the name of the lobbyist’s employer that lobbied on the legislation, either directly or by the registered lobbyist.

The bill is currently in the Senate Rules and Health and Public Affairs Committees.

If passed, it would become effective May 18.

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