Legislative Issues

House Bill 373
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY; CHANGING THE STANDARDS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT FIREWORKS RESTRICTIONS; AUTHORIZING THE FORESTRY DIVISION OF THE ENERGY, MINERALS AND NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT TO RESTRICT THE SALE OF FIREWORKS WHEN HIGH, VERY HIGH OR EXTREME FIRE DANGER EXISTS; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

Current Location: House Energy & Natural Resources Committee

Senate Bill 27
AN ACT RELATING TO PENSIONS; AMENDING THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT ACT; REDUCING THE COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENTS FOR ALL RETIREES; DELAYING THE COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT FOR CERTAIN FUTURE RETIREES; SUSPENDING THE COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENTS FOR CERTAIN RETURN-TO-WORK RETIREES; PROVIDING FOR AN INCREASE IN EMPLOYEE AND EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS; CLARIFYING DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING THAT MUNICIPAL EMPLOYERS WILL NOT PAY ANY PORTION OF THE ONE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT INCREASE IN EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013 WITHOUT PASSING A RESOLUTION OR EXECUTING A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT; PROVIDING THAT MUNICIPALITIES MAY BY SUBSEQUENT RESOLUTION OR AGREEMENT ELECT TO PAY A PORTION OF EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTION INCREASES THAT MAY OCCUR AFTER JULY 1, 2013; CLARIFYING HOW SERVICE CREDIT EARNED UNDER MULTIPLE COVERAGE PLANS WILL BE CALCULATED; CHANGING THE BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS INITIALLY EMPLOYED AFTER JUNE 30, 2013 BY REDUCING THE MULTIPLIER AND INCREASING THE NUMBER OF YEARS USED TO CALCULATE THE FINAL AVERAGE SALARY, INCREASING THE VESTING PERIOD, INCREASING AGE AND SERVICE REQUIREMENTS FOR NORMAL RETIREMENT AND INCREASING THE MAXIMUM PENSION BENEFIT; LIMITING PLAN ENHANCEMENTS; RECONCILING MULTIPLE AMENDMENTS TO THE SAME SECTION OF LAW IN LAWS 2003; AMENDING, REPEALING AND ENACTING SECTIONS OF THE NMSA 1978.

Current Location: Senate Judiciary Committee

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Curtis Family New Mexico Scholarship Introduced in September of 2018, this generous scholarship is offered by the Curtis Family via NM Fire Chiefs Association. This scholarship may be used to cover the cost of registration fee, hotel, travel and other expenses related to training. Scholarship awardee must submit receipts upon completion of training, in order to be reimbursed by the NM Fire Chiefs Association. Applicant must submit copy of training description and registration form for intended training/conference. This Scholarship is non-transferrable. Applicant must be a current member of New Mexico Fire Service (City, County, Paid or Volunteer). Scholarship may be awarded for full amount $1500.00 or Partial amount of not less than $750.00, if more than one applicant is awarded. Applicant will be notified within two weeks of application submission. Curtis Family New Mexico Scholarship (Criteria & Application Fillable PDF)
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