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Senate Committee Considering Legislation to Balance Governor’s Emergency Powers

SANTA FE – On Wednesday, at 1:30 p.m., the Senate Health and Public Affairs Committee is scheduled to consider legislation aimed at restoring balance to the powers of the Governor during a public health emergency. Senate Bill 74 (SB 74), sponsored by Republican Leader, Senator Greg Baca (District 29-Bernalillo and Valencia), would amend existing law to require legislative approval for the extension of an emergency declaration.

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