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Two Gun Control Measures Up in Committee on Monday in Santa Fe

Sunday, January 29, 2023

Two Gun Control Measures Up in Committee on Monday in Santa Fe

On Monday, January 30th, two NRA-opposed bills will be heard in separate committee meetings at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe. 

First, House Bill 9​by Rep. Pamela Herndon (D-ABQ), a firearm owner liability bill, will be heard in the House Judiciary Committee starting at 1:30pm in Room 309 (Zoom Link). The bill creates back-door gun storage requirements by imposing criminal penalties on firearms owners if a third-party minor displays, brandishes or uses their firearm to commit a crime or injure someone. ​Please make plans to attend Monday's hearing in-person or remotely and voice your opposition to this measure. Also, contact the committee members below and urge them to OPPOSE HB 9.

House Judiciary Committee

Representative Christine Chandler - (D) [email protected] 505-986-4411

Representative Andrea Romero - (D) [email protected] 505-986-4243

Representative Bill Rehm - (R) [email protected] 505-986-4214

Representative Eliseo Lee Alcon - (D) [email protected] 505-986-4416

Representative Gail Chasey - (D) [email protected] 505-986-4777

Representative Ryan Lane - (R) [email protected] 505-986-4758

Representative Javier Martínez - (D) [email protected] 505-986-4782

Representative Matthew McQueen - (D) [email protected] 505-986-4423

Representative Greg Nibert - (R) [email protected] 505-986-4211

Representative Andrea Reeb - (R) [email protected] 505-986-4215

Representative Reena Szczepanski - (D) [email protected] 505-986-4777

Second, SB116 by Sen. Carrie Hamblen (D-Las Cruces), which discriminates against law-abiding young adults aged 18-20 by prohibiting them from purchasing or possessing a semiautomatic firearm -- with limited exceptions, will be heard in the Senate Health and Public Affairs Committee starting at 1:30pm in Room 311 (Zoom Link). Please make plans to attend Monday's hearing in-person or remotely and voice your opposition to this measure. Also, contact the committee members below and urge them to OPPOSE SB 116.

Senate Heath and Public Affairs Committee

Senator Gerald Ortiz y Pino - (D) [email protected] 505-986-4482

Senator Bill Tallman - (D) [email protected] 505-986-4373

Senator Gregg Schmedes - (R) [email protected] 505-986-4395

Senator David M. Gallegos - (R) [email protected] 505-986-4278

Senator Martin Hickey - (D) [email protected] 505-986-4513

Senator Stuart Ingle - (R) [email protected] 505-986-4702

Senator Antonio Maestas - (D) [email protected] 505-986-4726

Senator Brenda G. McKenna - (D) [email protected]  505-986-4301

Senator Antoinette Sedillo Lopez - (D) [email protected] 505-986-4389

For more information on these and other gun control issues pending before the New Mexico Legislature, please click here.

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