2008 HB 583 TV & Video Game Excise Tax

CVNM Position:
Support
Year:
2008
Sponsors:
Gail Chasey
Topics:
Water
Legislative Info:
HB 583 on nmlegis.gov »

Description

The average American child now spends more time watching television than in school. The “Leave No Child Inside” Act will generate funding for outdoor education through a 1% excise (“sin”) tax on the purchase of new televisions and video games.

Outcome

Defeated in the House.


How Legislators Voted on HB 583


  • = Pro Conservation Vote
  • = Anti Conservation Vote
  • A = Absent
  • E = Excused
  • R = Recused
  • W = Abstain
Legislator Party District Office Conservation
Vote
Year
Barreras, Andrew (D) D 7 Representative 2008
Campos, José (D) D 63 Representative 2008
Chasey, Gail  (D) D 18 Representative 2008
Fox-Young, Justine (R) R 30 Representative 2008
Garcia, Thomas (D) D 68 Representative 2008
Gardner, Keith (R) R 66 Representative E 2008
Hanosh, George (D) D 6 Representative E 2008
Irwin, Dona (D) D 32 Representative 2008
Pena, John (D) D 5 Representative 2008
Powdrell-Culbert, Jane E. (R) R 44 Representative 2008
Rodella, Debbie A. (D) D 41 Representative 2008
Taylor, Thomas C. (R) R 1 Representative E 2008
Trujillo, Jim R. (D) D 45 Representative 2008
Vaughn, Gloria (R) R 51 Representative 2008