2017 HB 371 No False Statements to Environment Dept.

CVNM Position:
Kelly K. Fajardo
Effective Government
Legislative Info:
HB 371 on nmlegis.gov »


HB 371 would have prohibited making false statements to the Environment Department by holders of liquid waste permits, operators of liquid waste systems and operators of water supply systems. It would have provided for criminal penalties for violations. It would have helped ensure safe drinking water systems and wastewater systems that would not pollute. HB 371 was amended in committee to take out wastewater systems and only apply to drinking water systems.


HB 371 died in the House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee.

How Legislators Voted on HB 371

  • = Pro Conservation Vote
  • = Anti Conservation Vote
  • A = Absent
  • E = Excused
  • R = Recused
  • W = Abstain
Legislator Party District Office Conservation
Ezzell, Candy Spence (R) R 58 Representative 2017
Fajardo, Kelly K. (R) R 7 Representative 2017
Ferrary, Joanne J. (D) D 37 Representative 2017
Gallegos, David M. (R) R 61 Representative 2017
McCamley, Bill (D) D 33 Representative 2017
McQueen, Matthew (D) D 50 Representative 2017
Montoya, Rod (R) R 1 Representative 2017
Nibert, Greg (R) R 59 Representative 2017
Rubio, Angelica (D) D 35 Representative 2017
Sariñana, Debra M. (D) D 21 Representative 2017
Scott, Larry R. (R) R 62 Representative 2017
Small, Nathan P. (D) D 36 Representative 2017
Strickler, James R.J. (R) R 2 Representative 2017