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2008 House Memorials

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Date Signed Bill Number Title
2/27/2008 House Memorial 1 Recognizing the outstanding service of the F-117A Nighthawk and declaring January 17, 2008 as "Stealth Fighter Day" at the Legislature.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 2 Requesting the New Mexico Health Policy Commission to convene a group of experts to plan for state-funded, nationally accredited primary care residency slots and rotations.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 3 Requesting the Secretary of Corrections to convene a task force to implement and design effective solutions for the female population in the corrections system.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 4 Requesting the Human Services Department to analyze the medicaid renew pilot project, to provide data regarding case closures and reinstatements, to refrain from case closures without a finding of ineligibility, to address problems causing medicaid-eligible individuals and families to lose coverage and to report its findings to the Legislature.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 5 Declaring January 31, 2008 as "Farm Workers' Day" at the House of Representatives.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 6 Requesting that the developmental disabilities planning council convene a task force to review the processes by which guardians of adults are appointed, trained, supervised and reviewed.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 7 Proclaiming February 1, 2008 as "Wear Red Day" at the House of Representatives.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 8 Requesting the Children, Youth and Families Department to employ the Missouri Model of Juvenile Incarceration at the J. Paul Taylor center in Dona Ana County.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 9 Requesting the New Mexico Health Policy Commission to continue the task force on Obstetric Health Care Practitioner Liability Insurance.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 10 Declaring January 29, 2008 as "Cowboy Day" at the House of Representatives and recognizing July 26, 2008 as "New Mexico Day of the Cowboy"
2/27/2008 House Memorial 11 Urging the University of New Mexico and New Mexico State University to play their rivalry football game durng College Football Rivalry Week.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 12 Requesting a study on the need for probation services in the Magistrate Courts.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 13 Requesting the New Mexico Legislative Council to direct the Appropriate Interim Legislative Committee to study possible regulation of the Propane Gas Industry by the Public Regulation Commission.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 14 Condemning violence directed at abortion and contraceptive clinics; commending law enformcement for its work to end the violence.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 15 Declaring Friday, January 25, 2008, "Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth Mentoring Day" at the House of Representatives.
2/27/2008 House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee Substitute for House Memorial 16 Urging continued and meaningful discussion and consideratin of concerns raised regarding the design and implementation of the coordinated long-term services program.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 17 Requesting the Economics Deapartment at New Mexico State University to establish a task force to examine the economic benefit of providing a personal income tax exemption for retainer pay made to retired Military Service Personnel.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 18 Recognizing the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Very Large Array Telescope for its prominence in the field of AStonomy and for its contributions toward the advancement of scientific knowledge.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 19 Requesting a study of alternative adjudicative procedures for traffic offenses statewide.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 20 Recognizing January 25, 2008 as "ENLACE New Mexico Day" at the House of Representatives.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 21 Encouraging support for community schools in order to increase teacher-parent communications, provide increased security and heighten community pride and rapport between students and other community members.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 22 Requesting the creation of a task force to study and make recommendations on the decriminalization of traffic offenses.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 23 Requesting the establishment and maintenance of a statewide database of substance abuse programs and domestic violence and anger management counseling and treatment programs.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 24 Declaring February 4, 2008 "New Mexioc MESA Day".
2/27/2008 House Memorial 25 Proclaiming January 25, 2008 to be "Gallup- McKinley Day" at the House of Representatives.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 26 Declaring February 5, 2008 "Bev Graham Science and Math Day" at the House of Representatives".
2/27/2008 House Memorial 27 Supporting studies and funding necessary to achieve the purposes of the 2004 Arizona Water Settlements Act.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 28 Requesting the Governor to convene a task force to study the feasibility of creating a state authority to combat the problem of automobile theft in New Mexico.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 29 Urging the New Mexico Congressional Delegation to support the Federal Employee Free Choice Act.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 30 Procalaiming Tuesday, February 5, 2008, AS "Drug court Day" AT The House Of Representatives.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 32 Requesting support for the Santa Fe Regional Telecommunication Coalition.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 34 Requesting that the New Mexico Health Policy Commission convene a task force to study possible correlations between antidepressants and suididal thoughts and behaviors and to recommend solutions to address any correlation.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 35 Requesting the New Mexico Congressional Delegation to introduce Legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Bataan Veterans.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 36 Requesting the New Mexico Congressional delegation to introduce Legislation to award Dr. Victor Westphall a Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of his service to the United States.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 37 Requesting the Economic Development Department and the Taxation and Revenue Department to examine the effectiveness of current incentives to promote and sustain manufacturing.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 38 Requesting the New Mexico Music Commision to use a less stringent residency requirement for entrants in the New Mexico Cowboy Song Competition.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 39 Directing state agencies to comply with the criminal offender employment act and to cooperate with the Workforce Solutions Department on the consistent application of that act.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 40 Requesting the New Mexico Legislative Council to direct the appropriate committee to assess the effect of the United States Environmental Protection Agency's new clean water standards on New Mexico's capital expenditures for prevention of pollutants and management of illicit discharges into New Mexico's water systems.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 41 Requesting the New Mexico Legislative Cuoncil to assign the appropriate interim committee to review the implications of capping for property tax purposes the assessed valuation of unimproved property.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 42 A Memorial celebrating the Centennial of Lovington, New Mexico.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 43 Requesting Congress to approve the Navajo Water Rights settlement negotiated by New Mexico and the Navajo Nation.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 44 Expressing support for efforts to make Mountain West conference Games available on basic cable television and satellite television and requesting the Appropriate Interim Legislative committee to investigate in the event that a satisfactory resolution is not reached by the spring of 2008.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 45 Requesting that a cooperative effort be made by the Department of Transportation, Local Governments, private and Public utility companies and other affected jurisdictions to complete a study to develop options and recommendations to facilitate timely relocation of utilites within public rights of way that would be of mutual benefit to public agencies and all utilities in minimizing costs and disruption of services due to highway construction projects.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 46 Requesting that a study be performed on the implementation of a pre-apprenticeship cirriculum in high school career- technical programs.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 47 Declaring February 1, 2008 "Adult basic Education and Literacy Day" at the House of Representatives.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 48 Recognizing Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and its New Mexico affiliate chapter, IOTA XI Omega, on Alpha Kappa Alpha's one hundreth anniversary.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 49 Recognizing the importance of International Education at Elementary and Secondary schools and at higher education institutions.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 50 Requesting the state to take all steps necessary to ensure that barriers and fencing along the International border between Mexico and the United States are adequate to prevent ingress and egress of livestock.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 52 Declaring Wednesday, February 6, 2008, "League of United Latin American Citizens Day" at the House of Representatives.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 53 Requesting the Department of Public Safety and the Motor Vehicle Division of the Taxation and Revenue Department to study the increasing problem of auto theft in New Mexico.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 54 Requesting the New Mexico Legislative Council to create a Legislative Interim "Financial Institutions Affairs Committee".
2/27/2008 House Memorial 55 Declaring February 6, 2008 as "YMCA Day" at the House of Representatives".
2/27/2008 House Memorial 56 Marking the Ninth Anniversary of the day Cody Unser was stricken with Transverse Myelitis and Declaring Febrary 5, 2008 "Cody Unser Day" at the House of Representatives.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 58 Requesting the Insurance Division of the Public Regulation Commission to propose comprehensive revisions to the New Mexico Title Insurance Law.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 59 Requesting a comprehensive assessment of Tribal Public Libraries throughout the state.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 60 Requesting a study of options for securing additional Federal funding for uncompensated indigent patient care in New Mexico Hospitals.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 61 Requesting the Department of Health and Human Services Department to conduct a study of the financial impact of the Executive Order requiring state contractors to provide insurance coverage to their employees.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 62 Requesting the New Mexico Department of Agriculture and the New Mexico State University Extension Service to assess the state's Honeybee population and report the appropriate Legislative Committee by December 1, 2008 with recommendations for response to conlony collapse disorder.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 63 Requesting the Workforce Solultions Department continue the task force on employment barriers for persons with criminal convictions created in the 2007 Legislative Session by House Memorial 41 and Senate Joint Memorial 4.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 64 Recognizing the Department of Transportation for its diligence in implementing safety measures in inclement weather.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 66
2/27/2008 House Memorial 67 Declaring February 10, 2008 "Santa Fe Four Hundreth Anniversay Day" at the House of Representatives and commemorating the more than four-hundred-year Anniversay of the Settlement and founding of La Villa Real De La Santa Fe De San Francisco De Asis, 1607-1610.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 68 Requesting the State Engineer to investigate impairment of Historical Water Rights of the spring ditch in Taos and take any appropriate action to guarantee delivery of water to ditch parciantes.
2/27/2008 House Memorial 69 Recognizing Ruth Ortiz for her years of service to the New Mexico State Legislature.

2008 House Joint Memorials

Date Signed Bill Number Title
2/27/2008 House Joint Memorial 3 Requesting the Public Education Department and the office of Education Accountability to examine issues related to turnover and emergencies resulting from predicted shortages of school counselors, nurses and other professional instructional support personnel in public school districts and charter schools.
2/27/2008 House Joint Memorial 11 Requesting the State Parks Division of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department to designate the Ship Rock Pinnacle as a State Park.
2/27/2008 House Joint Memorial 14 Honoring the life and achievements of Representative Manuel G. Herrera.
2/27/2008 House Joint Memorial 16 Proclaiming Wednesday, January 30, 2008, "Disability Awareness Day" at the Legislature."
2/27/2008 House Joint Memorial 17 Requesting the Acequia commission to develop an official Registry of Acequias in New Mexico.
2/27/2008 House Joint Memorial 21 Declaring January 30, 2008 as "FFA and 4-H Day" at the Legislature.
2/27/2008 House Joint Memorial 22 Requesting a Legislative study of current New Mexico law relating to managing county jail overcrowding.
2/27/2008 House Joint Memorial 25 Requesting the New Mexico Congressional delegation to ensure full mandatory funding for Veterans' Health Care services and to recognize the Health Care obligations of the United States to the Country's Veterans.
2/27/2008 House Joint Memorial 28 Requesting that the Governor designate the last Saturday in August as "Native Plan Day" in New Mexico.
2/27/2008 House Joint Memorial 32 Expressing support of New Mexico Project 1012 as an innovatitve and critical plan to improve Mathematics and Science education in New Mexico Public Schools

2008 Senate Memorials

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Date Signed Bill Number Title
2/7/08 Senate Memorial 1 Requesting the NM Health Policy Commission to Continue the task force on Obstetric Health Care Practitioner Liability Insurance.
2/4/08 Senate Memorial 2 Requesting the creation of a statewide housing first task force to address the problem of homelessness.
1/24/08 Senate Memorial 3 Declaring Jan. 22, 2008 as "Junior Achievement Day" at the Legislature
1/29/08 Senate Memorial 4 Declaring Feb. 9, 2008 as "YMCA Day" at the Legislature
1/23/08 Senate Memorial 5 Declaring Jan 17, 2008 "Stealth Fighter Day" at the Legislature
1/29/08 Senate Memorial 6 Declaring Jan 31, 2008 "FARM AND RANCH WORKERS' Day" at the Legislature
2/11/08 Senate Memorial 9 Requesting that the New Mexico Health Policy Commission convene a task force to study possible correlations between antidepressants and suicidal thoughts and behaviors and to recommend solutions to address any correlation.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 10 Requesting the Human Services Department to analyze the Medicaid Renew Pilot Project, to provide data regarding case closures and reinstatements, to refrain from case closures without a finding of ineligibility, to address problems causing Medicaid-eligible individuals and families to lose coverage and to report its findings to the Legislature.
2/7/08 Senate Memorial 12 Expressing the support of the NM Senate for Federal changes to improve the Navajo Nation's ability to collect and track child support payments.
1/29/08 Senate Memorial 13 Declaring Jan 24, 2008 "SCHOOLS ON THE RISE DAY' Day" at the Legislature
2/4/08 Senate Memorial 14 Lauding character counts and declaring Friday, February 1, 2008, as "Character Counts Day" in the Senate.
2/4/08 Senate Memorial 15 Declaring January 29, 2008 as "Cowboy Day" at the Senate and recognizing July 26, 2008 as "New Mexico Day of the Cowboy".
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 16 Requesting the New Mexico Legislative Council to direct the appropriate Interim Legislative Committee to study possible regulation of the Propane Gas Industry by the Public Regulation Commission.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 17 Urging continued and meaningful discussion and consideration of concerns raised regarding the design and implementation of the coordinated long-term services program.
2/4/08 Senate Memorial 19 Honoring the memory of Senate President Pro Tempore Ben D. Altamirano.
2/4/08 Senate Memorial 20 Procalaiming February 1, 2008 as "Wear Red Day" at the Senate.
2/4/08 Senate Memorial 21 Recognizing and endorsing the Las Vegas Youth Commission as a model Youth Participation Project in local government.
2/4/08 Senate Memorial 22 Declaring January 30, 2008 "Las Vegas, NM Day" at the Senate.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 23 Requesting the New Mexico Legislative Council to create an Interim Veterans' Affairs Oversight Committee.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 24 Requesting a study of alternative adjudicative procedures for traffic offenses statewide.
2/4/08 Senate Memorial 27 Declaring January 31, 2008 as "DWI Awareness Day" at the New Mexico Senate.
2/6/08 Senate Memorial 30 Proclaiming Tuesday, February 5, 2008 a "Drug Court Day" at the Senate.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 31 Requesting the Administrative Office of the Courts to conduct a study on the need of Class A counties to have a special judge or a special master to hear code enforcement cases.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 35 Requesting the State Parks Division of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department to study the feasibility of acquiring land for a Wild Horse State Park.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 36 Requesting that a study be performed on the implementation of a pre-apprenticeship curriculum in High School Career- Technical Programs.
2/11/08 Senate Memorial 37 Requestng congress to approve the Navajo Water Rights settlement negotiated by New Mexico and the Navajo Nation.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 40 Designating the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology as the home of the Mechanical Roadrunner.
2/11/08 Senate Memorial 41 Requesting a study of the Regional Education Cooperatives.
2/11/08 Senate Memorial 42 Requesting the State Parks Division of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department to conduct a Feasibility study of the Blackwater Draw Archaelogical Site.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 45 Requesting that the proceedings of the Senate be made available to viewers and listeners via the Internet.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 47 Requesting that the proceedings of the Senate be made available to viewers and listeners via the Internet.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 48 Requesting the New Mexico Health Policy Commission to convene a task force to study Health Care Provider Reimbursement for Health Care delivered to individuals in the custody of County Detention Facilities.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 49 Requesting the New Mexico Legislative Council to appoint a committee to study the need for Agricultural Districts and requesting the New Mexico Department of Agriculture to assist in the study.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 51 Requesting the Public Education Department to develop prevention Education for high school students to teach the dangers of Anabolic Steroid Abuse.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 53 Requesting the creation of the Interim Regulatory Process and Administrative Law Committee.
2/11/08 Senate Memorial 54 Regarding the Enhancement of School Children's Nutrition and New Mexico's Farming Economy.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 55 Requesting the Governor to create a Planning Committee to promote the use of Intelligent Transportation systems in New Mexico.
2/6/08 Senate Memorial 56 Marking the 9th Anniversay of the Day Cody Unser was stricken with Transverse Myelitis and declaring February 5, 2008 "Cody Under Say" at the Senate.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 58 Urging the State Game Commission to allow the Juan Tafoya Land Corporation to graze cattle on land in the Marquez Wildife Area.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 60 Requesting the Interim Revenue Stabilization and Tax Policy committee to study current law relating to the treatment of income earned in New Mexico by nonresident employees along the border and recommend proposed Legislation for the next Legislative Session.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 63 Declaring February 10, 2008 "Santa Fe Four Hundreth Anniversay Day" at the Senate and commemorating the more than Four- Hundred-Year Anniversay of the settlement and founding of La Villa Real De La Santa Fe De San Francisco De Asis, 1607-1610.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 64 Requesting the State Engineer to investigate impairment of historical Water Rights of the Spring Ditch in Taos and take any appropriate action to guarantee delivery of water to ditch parciantes.
2/28/08 Senate Memorial 66 Recognizing the Contributions of Representative George J. Hanosh.

2008 Senate Joint Memorials

Date Signed Bill Number Title
2/12/08 Senate Joint Memorial 1 Requesting the New Mexico Congressional Delegation to introduce Legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal for Bataan Veterans.
2/12/08 Senate Joint Memorial 2 Requesting the New Mexico Congressional Delegation to introduce Legislation to award Dr. Victor Westphall a Congessional Gold Medal in recognition of his service to the United States.
2/11/08 Senate Joint Memorial 3 Requesting the office of education accountability of the Department of Finance and Administration, The Public Education Deptartment and the Higher Education Department to develop a plan to enhance the recruitment, preparation, mentoring, evaluation, professional development and support for school principals and other school leaders.
2/13/08 Senate Joint Memorial 5 Requesting the New Mexico Health Policy Commission to convene a task force to identify State Departments and publicly funded Health Care Agencies to participate in bulk purchasing of durable medical equipment, health care supplies and pharmaceuticals.
1/23/08 Senate Joint Memorial 6 Proclaiming Jan 21, 2008 as "Behavioral Health Day" at the Legislature
2/12/08 Senate Joint Memorial 7 Recognizing February 4, 2008 to be "Colonias Day" and requesting the Governor and his cabinet to assist local efforts to improve the quality of life in New Mexico by adding rural communities and colonias to the State's priority action list of programs and water projects for Legislative funding.
2/28/08 Senate Joint Memorial 9 Requesting the Public Education Department to monitor implementation of the response to intervention approach to identiying special education students and to evaluate its effect on students' academic progress and identification rates in school districts.
2/28/08 Senate Joint Memorial 11 Requesting the Secretary of Environment to convene a task force to develop guideline for environmentally prefefrrable electronics procurement and recyling by state agencies.
2/11/08 Senate Joint Memorial 12 Requesting the Public Education Dept. study how school transportation funding for salaries and benefits is being spent.
2/11/08 Senate Joint Memorial 13 Requesting that the United States Forest Service, in the State of New Mexico, ensure that the traditional, rural, cultural and ranching way of New Mexican life will not be adversely impacted by its own travel management proposal of motorized routes and that any New Mexico National Forest plans undergoing revision should contain criteria to protect and preserve the traditional New Mexian way of life.
2/28/08 Senate Joint Memorial 16 Requesting the State Parks Division of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department to study the feasibility of acquiring land for a Wild Horse State Park.
2/28/08 Senate Joint Memorial 17 Requesting the State Engineer, when evaluating applications to export ground water out of the EStancia Basin, to consider the availability of water supplies within the basin to which water is being exported.
2/12/08 Senate Joint Memorial 19 Encouraging Bernalillo County to initiate a transitional housing program for women recovering from substance abuse and requesting state agencies to become partners in the project with the county.
2/11/08 Senate Joint Memorial 20 Requesting that the New Mexico Legislature set an example in recycing for the state by expanding recycling in the state capitol and suorting state and local recycling programs.
2/12/08 Senate Joint Memorial 22 Proclaiming February 6, 2008 as "Santa Fe Community College Day" at the Legislature.
2/11/08 Senate Joint Memorial 25 Recognizing January 26, 2008 as "Greater Espanola Valley Day" at the New Mexico Legislature.
2/12/08 Senate Joint Memorial 28 Declaring January 30, 2008 as "FFA and 4-H Day" at the Legislature.
2/28/08 Senate Joint Memorial 31 Supporting the creation of a bipartisan Legislative Behavioral Health Caucus that would provide a venue for Legislators to learn about important mental health issues affecting New Mexicans.
2/12/08 Sen ate Joint Memorial 32 Recognizing January 25, 2008 as "ENLACE New Mexico Day" at the Legislature.
2/13/08 Senate Joint Memorial 33 A Joint Memorial proclaiming February 9, 2008 as "New Mexico Highlands University Day" at the Legislature.
2/28/08 Senate Joint Memorial 34 Requesting a Legislative study of current New Mexico law relating to managing county jail overcrowding.
2/12/08 Senate Joint Memorial 35 Recognizing the outstanding service of the 150th fighter wing and urging the full support of our state and local elected officials in facilitating the selection of the United States Air Forces newest tactical fighter, the F-35, for permanent future deployment to Kirtland Air Force Base.
2/12/08 Senate Joint Memorial 36 Requesting that the site of the battle of Puertecito De Pojoaque that occurred on January 27, 1838 be commermorated by an official historic marker as an event and location of historic significance.
2/7/08 Senate Joint Memorial 37 Declaring January 30, 2008 "San Miguel County Day" at the Legislature.
2/29/08 Senate Joint Memorial 40 Requesting the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, the Tourism Department, the New Mexico Department of Agriculture, New Mexico State University's Range Improvement Task Force and the Department of Game and Fish to cooperate in conducting a study on off-road motorized vehicle use.
2/28/08 Senate Joint Memorial 43 Requesting that the Legislative Education Study Committee, the Public Education Department and others meet in the interim to study accountability targets.
2/28/08 Senate Joint Memorial 44 Requesting that Public Employees Retirement Association, The State Fire Marshal, the State Volunteer Firefighter Association, the Fire Service Council, the New mexico Municipal League and the New Mexico Association of Counties report to the appropriate interim committee to propose amendments to the Volunteer Firefighters Retirement Act.


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