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New Mexico's House Bill 302 died in committee on March 19, 2011, when the legislative session ended.
House Bill 302 was tabled by the Education Committee of the New Mexico House of Representatives on a 5-4 vote on February 18, 2011, suggesting that it is unlikely to come to a floor vote before the legislature adjourns on March 19, 2011.
House Bill 302, introduced in the New Mexico House of Representatives on February 1, 2011, and referred to the House Education Committee, is the fifth antievolution bill to be introduced in a state legislature in 2011.
New Mexico's Senate Bill 433 died in committee when the legislature adjourned sine die on March 21, 2009.
Senate Bill 433, introduced in the New Mexico Senate on February 2, 2009, and referred to the Senate Education Committee, is the third antievolution bill to be introduced in a state legislature in 2009.
Science Watch, sponsored by New Mexicans for Science and Reason, is a weekly science radio show, broadcast on KABQ 1350 AM in the Albuquerque area. But now, with the debut of the Science Watch podcasts, the show is available to everybody with access to the internet. Among the shows relevant to the creationism/evolution controversy are interviews of Barbara Forrest and Kenneth R.
With the end of the legislative session on March 17, 2007, all four antievolution measures in the New Mexico legislature are dead.
At The Panda's Thumb blog, Dave Thomas reports that New Mexico's House Bill 506 was tabled by a vote of 8-4 in the House Education Committee on February 21, 2007.
Two identical antievolution bills were introduced in
the New Mexico legislature recently: House Bill 506, introduced by W. C. "Dub" Williams (R-District 56), and Senate Bill 371, introduced by Steve Komadina (R-District 9).
On April 10, 2006 the school board in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, voted 4-1 to amend their Science Policy 401. According to an
article in the April 11 issue of the Albuquerque Journal, the policy, adopted in August, 2005 by a 3-2 vote, had been strongly opposed by district science teachers and others because of wording which seemed to promote teaching intelligent design. A board member who has opposed the policy told the Journal that it was "...