Legislative Update February 18

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Great news!!! HB 2 includes funding for acequia education and the NM Acequia Commission. It will soon pass the House and go to the Senate. NMAA wishes to thank the HAFC for their support!!!

HB 46 (Bandy) Farmer Liability bill – Passed House Judiciary and on House floor agenda.

SB 236 (Griego)/HB 402 Status of Water Rights Leases – Both sponsors pulled the bill temporarily in response to concerns that it facilitates water brokering and speculation.