2007 SB 1079 Release of Wolves in NM

CVNM Position:
Oppose
Year:
2007
Sponsors:
Steve Komadina
Topics:
Wildlife & Habitat Conservation
Legislative Info:
SB 1079 on nmlegis.gov »

Description

SB1079 attempted to undermine recovery programs for endangered species, in this case the Mexican gray wolf, by imposing unconstitutional penalties on anyone associated with reintroduction of a wolf who ‘commits an offense’.

Outcome

SB1079 died in the Senate.


How Legislators Voted on SB 1079


  • = Pro Conservation Vote
  • = Anti Conservation Vote
  • A = Absent
  • E = Excused
  • R = Recused
  • W = Abstain
Legislator Party District Office Conservation
Vote
Year
Taylor, James (D) D 14 Senator E 2007
Sharer, William E. (R) R 1 Senator 2007
Ryan, John (R) R 10 Senator 2007
Pinto, John (D) D 3 Senator 2007
Payne, William H. (R) R 20 Senator E 2007
Martinez, Richard C. (D) D 5 Senator E 2007
Harden, Clinton (R) R 7 Senator 2007
Griego, Phil A. (D) D 39 Senator 2007
Altamirano, Ben (D) D 28 Senator E 2007