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New Mexico Governor Signs Important Right-to-Carry Reform Bill!

Friday, April 6, 2007

 

Thank You For Your Support of HB588 This Legislative Session!

This week, Governor Bill Richardson (D) signed into law House Bill 588.  Sponsored by State Representative John Heaton (D-Carlsbad), this NRA-backed legislation will allow Concealed Handgun License holders to protect themselves in establishments that sell alcohol for off-premises consumption.  This law will take effect on July 1, 2007.

Thank you New Mexico NRA members for contacting your lawmakers in favor of this important bill during the recent legislative session. 

Please take a moment to send a quick email of thanks to Governor Richardson for signing HB588 into law by visiting www.governor.state.nm.us/emailchoice.php?mm=6.  Also, please thank bill sponsors Representative Heaton, as well as State Senators Stuart Ingle (R-Portales), William Sharer (R-Farmington), and Steven Neville (R-Aztec) for their hard work in support of this issue by visiting http://legis.state.nm.us/lcs/legislatorsearch.asp.


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