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Key Votes

SB 26 - Establishing the Domestic Violence Commission - Key Vote

New Mexico Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishing the Domestic Violence Commission

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (33-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishing the Domestic Violence Commission

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the New Mexico Domestic Violence Leadership Commission.

Highlights:
-Establishes the New Mexico Domestic Violence Leadership Commission, comprised of 23 members appointed by the Governor (Sec. 1). -Authorizes the Governor to designate 1 member as the chair in which they are subject to a term limit of 2 years (Sec.1). -Requires the commission to meet no less than 6 times per year (Sec. 1). -Prohibits members of the commission from receiving compensation for their services instead they shall receive per diem and mileage as provided in the Per Diem and Mileage Act (Sec. 1). -Specifies that the New Mexico domestic violence leadership commission shall (Sec. 1):
    -Identify domestic violence services that are lacking or in need of improvement and provide recommendations to the secretary of children, youth and families and the Governor to enhance the quality and efficiency of services statewide; -Develop strategies for addressing issues of domestic violence and raising public awareness; -Study possible inequities in the treatment and disposition of males involved in domestic violence; -Review laws, regulations and policies related to domestic violence to assess their effectiveness and recommend changes; and -Report annually before October 1 to an appropriate legislative interim committee and the Governor on domestic violence policy issues.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishing the Domestic Violence Commission

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the New Mexico Domestic Violence Leadership Commission.

Highlights:
-Establishes the New Mexico Domestic Violence Leadership Commission, comprised of 23 members appointed by the Governor (Sec. 1). -Authorizes the Governor to designate 1 member as the chair in which they are subject to a term limit of 2 years (Sec.1). -Requires the commission to meet no less than 6 times per year (Sec. 1). -Prohibits members of the commission from receiving compensation for their services instead they shall receive per diem and mileage as provided in the Per Diem and Mileage Act (Sec. 1). -Specifies that the New Mexico domestic violence leadership commission shall (Sec. 1):
    -Identify domestic violence services that are lacking or in need of improvement and provide recommendations to the secretary of children, youth and families and the Governor to enhance the quality and efficiency of services statewide; -Develop strategies for addressing issues of domestic violence and raising public awareness; -Study possible inequities in the treatment and disposition of males involved in domestic violence; -Review laws, regulations and policies related to domestic violence to assess their effectiveness and recommend changes; and -Report annually before October 1 to an appropriate legislative interim committee and the Governor on domestic violence policy issues.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishing the Domestic Violence Commission

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