This Senate Joint Resolution would add the right to hunt and fish in the state’s constitution.
Detailed Bill Summary
This is a proposed constitutional amendment to “mak[e] it a right in New Mexico to hunt and fish.” Some also described the resolution as “a preemptive measure to block any future attempts at changing New Mexico’s hunting and fishing laws.” [Madeline Schmitt, “Senator proposes adding right to hunt and fish to state constitution,” KRQE, 01/31/18; “CVNM’s 2018 Legislative Outcomes,” Conservation Voters New Mexico, accessed 06/04/18]
01/25/18 – Sent to Rules Committee. [SJR 12 Bill History, New Mexico Legislature]
Relevant Comments by Public Officials, Public Lands Groups, or Special Interest Groups in New Mexico
Sen. George Muňoz [Madeline Schmitt, “Senator proposes adding right to hunt and fish to state constitution,” KRQE, 01/31/18