IIANM's Legislative Report

We realize the importance of keeping our members informed on issues and also acting on their behalf in our lobbying efforts with legislators.

Interesting in Receiving a Copy?

During the Legislative Session, IIANM emails our members The Legislative Report, an as-needed legislative update. If you do not currently receive a copy and would like to, please email Rachel Sheffield at rachel@iianm.org.

Use this report to track the progress of bills that will affect your business. 

The Legislative Report

During the session, Patty Padon, our President/CEO, provides weekly updates on capitol news.

Welcome to a Wild Session

1/17/19“Governor Charges into Session Enthusiastic, Ambitious and Ready” Our State’s Legislature started the 2019 long session yesterday with quite an opening session. Legislators are predicting this to be a “Wild Session, wilder than most”. There have been over 400 bills pre-filed as of Tuesday’s opening, with over 1000 to be…

Governor Appoints Mo Chavez

January 24, 2019 The first week of the legislature has come and gone. Only seven more to go.  First, we would like to congratulate one of our own Mo Chavez.  Mo started his career in the agency side of the business, had a short stint as Superintendent of Insurance, before…

A Memorial Honoring Carroll H. Leavell

Wednesday, January 30th, the 54thLegislature opened by honoring Carroll Leavell for his nearly 22 years in office. Carroll served as state senator for district 41 in Eddy and Lea counties from 1997 to 2018. INTRODUCED BY Stuart Ingle A MEMORIAL HONORING CARROLL H. LEAVELL AND RECOGNIZING HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO…

Young Agents Visit the Capital

February 15, 2019 Greetings! This week marks the half way point of the legislative session. Yesterday was the last day that new bills could be dropped and now the fun begins as the pace picks up and legislators start rushing to the finish line. We had a very successful “Young…

Winter Regulatory Panel

February 21, 2019 Please Join Us! Winter Regulatory Panel February 27, 2019 Breakfast 8:00-9:00Panel Discussion 9:00-12:00 Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe, Meeting Room: Lamy828 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501 Please see the attached invitation from the Superintendent of Insurance, John G. Franchini. This is a fantastic panel…

Urgent Call to Action

Welcome to the 6th week of the 54th Legislative Session I can’t believe there are only 2 full weeks left to this session. That being said, there are some bills starting to move in directions that are concerning to us and we now need all members help to make sure…

7th Legislative Week

March 8, 2019 Today ends the 7th week of the Legislative Session. Of course it ends the week for most of us but the legislators will go on into the late hours of the night this weekend if the list of bills still waiting to be heard is any indication.…

Legislative Wrap-up

March 18, 2019 The 54th Legislative Session has ended. With over 1600 pieces of legislation submitted, there were some very important bills passed and sent to the governor’s desk, and some very important bills not passed as well. You all know by now that there will be some tax increases,…

If our short summary is not enough, you can visit the state’s legislative website to analyze in more detail.