Reproductive and Gender-Affirming Health Care Freedom Act heads to governor’s desk
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SANTA FE, N.M. — The Reproductive and Gender-Affirming Health Care Freedom Act has received concurrence from the House on a 39-29 vote.
The legislation was approved by the Senate on a 23-15 vote earlier this week. It was sent back to the House to approve amendments made by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
House Bill 7 will now head to the governor’s desk for her signature.
The bill indirectly protects access to abortion, hormone treatments, and gender-affirming surgeries by preventing local governments from enacting restrictions.
#BREAKING The Reproductive & Gender-Affirming Health Care Freedom Act is heading to the Governor’s desk for a signature.— Griffin Rushton (@GriffinRushton) March 11, 2023
The house voted along party lines (39-29) to approve changes made by the state senate. #nmpol #nmlegis @KOB4