Tabled bill stays in committee

March 6, 2013 • Local News

An effort by a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives to bring a tabled driver’s license bill out of committee and onto the House floor failed Wednesday after a tie vote.

Rep. Nate Gentry, R-Albuquerque, requested a “call of the house” for votes as to whether HB606, sponsored by Rep. Paul Pacheco, R-Albuquerque, should be removed from its assigned committees for a vote by the House.

The bill would create a two-tiered driver’s license system with two seperate licenses, one in compliance with the REAL ID Act. Driver’s license applicants would have to have a valid Social Security number and licenses issued to foreign nationals Login to read more

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