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Judiciary Committee, New Mexico State Senate

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The Judiciary Committee is a standing committee of the New Mexico Senate.

Per Section 9.1 of the Senate Rules, committees of the New Mexico State Senate are appointed by the Committees' Committee.[1] The rules do not specify when or how often committees are assigned. The Committees' Committee will assign the chair, vice-chair and the ranking member of each standing committee.[2] All appointments made by the Committees' Committee are subject to the approval of the Senate.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

The judiciary committee shall examine all bills, resolutions and memorials which are required to be enrolled and engrossed before they go out of the possession of the senate and report when it finds each to be correctly enrolled and engrossed.[4][5]

Committee members

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Judiciary Members, 2013
Democratic members (6)Republican members (4)
Richard Martinez, ChairRon Griggs
Joseph Cervantes, Vice-chairJohn Ryan
Linda LopezLisa Torraco
Cisco McSorleyWilliam Payne
Michael Sanchez
Peter Wirth

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

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