February 6, 2014 •
New Mexico Bill Would Increase Revolving Door Restrictions
A state bill regarding revolving door restrictions passed the House Business and Industry Committee and is now in the House Judiciary Committee for hearings.
House Bill 82 prohibits former statewide elected officials, public regulation commissioners, legislators, and cabinet secretaries from accepting compensation as lobbyists for a period of two years after leaving public service.
The bill also prohibits employers of lobbyists from hiring the former public officials before the end of the two-year period.
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