New Mexico

SB 134 – Transfer of Public Lands Act

Sponsored by: Sen. Cliff Pirtle
A bill to transfer federal lands in New Mexico to state control.

Short Summary

This bill would create a committee dedicated to transferring federal lands that are not already designated as national parks, monuments or wilderness to state control.

General Description

“AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS; CREATING THE TRANSFER OF PUBLIC LANDS ACT.” [SB 134, New Mexico Legislature]

Bill Sponsor(s)

Sen. Cliff Pirtle

Detailed Bill Summary 

This bill would make “federal lands not already designated as national parks, monuments or wilderness to be transferred to state control.” [“Conservation Voters New Mexico Releases 2018 Legislative Priorities,” KRWG, 01/25/18]

Current Status

01/22/18 – Sent to SCC – Referrals: SCC/SRC/SCONC, postponed indefinitely. [SB 134 Bill History, New Mexico Legislature]

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