Legislative Alert for Friday, February 4

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House Bills 46 and 117 are scheduled to be heard by the House Agriculture and Water Resources Committee this Friday, February 4th at 8:30am in Room 310 at the Roundhouse (see our Legislative Tracker for updates). The New Mexico Acequia Association has endorsed both bills. HB 46, Farmer Liability for Certain Products (formerly the Farmer Protection Act) sponsored by Paul C. Bandy, provides protection for farmers from liability over possession of genetically engineered products. HB 117, Conservancy District Powers over Acequias, sponsored by Miguel P. Garcia, clarifies the powers of certain conservancy districts over acequias and community ditches. Please show your support!