2018 HB 161 Agriculture & Vegetable Seed Law Preemption

CVNM Position:
Oppose
Year:
2018
Sponsors:
Jimmie C. Hall
William R. Rehm
Topics:
Environmental Justice
Legislative Info:
HB 161 on nmlegis.gov »

Description

HB 161 would have prohibited local governments from creating and enforcing ordinances affecting agricultural or vegetable seeds (state preemption). This would have removed local control of agricultural products and interfered with culturally significant agricultural practices.

Outcome

HB 161 died in the House State Government, Indian and Veteran’s Affairs Committee.


How Legislators Voted on HB 161


  • = Pro Conservation Vote
  • = Anti Conservation Vote
  • A = Absent
  • E = Excused
  • R = Recused
  • W = Abstain
Legislator Party District Office Conservation
Vote
Year
Clahchischilliage, Sharon (R) R 4 Representative 2018
Johnson, D. Wonda (D) D 5 Representative 2018
Romero, G. Andrés (D) D 10 Representative 2018
Louis, Georgene (D) D 26 Representative 2018
Hall, Jimmie C. (R) R 28 Representative 2018
Rehm, William "Bill" R. (R) R 31 Representative 2018
Martinez, Rodolpho "Rudy" S. (D) D 39 Representative 2018
Herrell, Yvette (R) R 51 Representative 2018
Lente, Derrick J. (D) D 65 Representative 2018
Roch, Dennis J. (R) R 67 Representative 2018