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Key Votes

SB 319 - Eliminating Corporal Punishment - Key Vote

New Mexico Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (18-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Eliminating Corporal Punishment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that eliminates corporal punishment as a discipline policy in public schools and school districts.

  • Specifies acceptable possible disciplinary sanctions as (Sec. 1):
    • In-school suspension;
    • School service; or
    • Suspension or expulsion.
  • Authorizes individual schools within a school district to establish a school discipline policy if (Sec. 1):
    • Parents, school personnel, and students are involved in its development;
    • A public hearing is held in the school prior to its adoption; and
    • It is approved by the local school board.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Eliminating Corporal Punishment


  • Cynthia L. Nava (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
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