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New Mexico - Urgent !! House to Vote on HB 112 Thursday, February 7!!

Wednesday, February 6, 2002

On Thursday, February 7, the New Mexico State House of Representatives will vote on HB 112, a bill sponsored by Rep. Larry Larranaga to protect safe shooting range facilities from (1) nuisance lawsuits based on noise filed by individuals who acquire property near existing facilities; and (2) onerous local noise control ordinances which could significantly curtail shooting activities and shut such facilities down.

If steps aren’t taken to protect existing shooting facilities from development and encroachment, law enforcement and civilians could lose places to train in the safe handling and use of firearms, sportsmen would have to hunt for locations to sight-in their rifles, and competitive shooting events would be difficult to hold in the state.

Forty-four states have passed shooting range protection legislation. New Mexico is one of only six states that has not. Please contact your State Representative at once and urge him or her to support HB 112.


To reach State Representatives at their capitol office, dial (505) 986-XXXX or to contact them via e-mail enter your zip code in the box at right to access our "Write Your Reps" feature. The "Write Your Reps" feature will also help you determine the lawaker who represents you.

Marsha Atkin x4453

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Donald Bratton x4451

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William Fuller x4227

Mary Helen Garcia x4438

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Ron Godbey x4450

Bobby Gonzales x4235

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Dianne Hamilton x4221

George Hanosh x4243

John Heaton x4432

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Dona Irwin x4242

Rhonda King x4234

Patsy Knauer x4844

Fred Luna x4329

Patricia Lundstrom x4435

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Terry Marquardt x4227

Ken Martinez x4411

Rick Miera x4842

Joe Mohorovic x4211

Brian Moore x4467

Andy Nunez x4464

Al Park x4233

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Pauline Ponce x4436

Bengie Regensberg x4464

Ben Rios x4233

Earlene Roberts x4758

Debbie Rodella x4248

Raymond Ruiz x4248

Judy Vanderstar Russell x4452

Henry "Kiki" Saavedra x4316

Nick Salazar x4433

John Sanchez x4455

Ed Sandoval x4840

Dan Silva x4425

Sheryl Williams Stapleton x4327

Joe Stell x4423

Mimi Stewart x4341

J. Paul Taylor x4438

James Taylor x4774

Tom Taylor x4220

Joe Thompson x4226

Nick Tinnin x4226

Sandra Townsend x4214

Don Tripp x4451

Mario Urioste x4254

Lucky Varela x4435

Gloria Vaughn x4453

Richard Vigil x249

Jeannette Wallace x4452

Leo Watchman x4436

Donald Whitaker x4420

Dub Williams x4454

Avon Wilson x4221



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