Thanks to the dedication and persistence of all dental therapy supporters, HB 264 (Access to Dental Care Act) passed the House of Representatives by overwhelming margins!
House Health and Human Services Committee Vote: 5-0
House State Government, Indian and Veteran Affairs Vote: 9-0
NM House of Representatives Floor Vote: 60-5
Momentum is on our side and we must now get the bill through the Senate.
HB 264 is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Public Affairs Committee (SPAC) on Friday, March 10, 2017. There is a chance that the bill will be heard on Saturday - we will keep you posted if this is the case. Please contact members of SPAC and urge them to support the bill.
Gerald Ortiz y Pino (D)
Bill B. O'Neill (D)
Craig W. Brandt (R)
Candace Gould (R)
Elizabeth "Liz" Stefanics (D)
Jeff Steinborn (D)
Mimi Stewart (D)
Stuart Ingle (R)