New Mexico: Proposed statewide BSL to be dropped

Edit 9/1/09: This bill is dead.

Confirmed per NM legislature website that a substitute bill has been filed for HB 667. However, the substitute bill is not available on the site (broken link), so I do not yet know what has been changed.

Edit 3/2/09: The broken link has been repaired. Confirmed that the substitute bill does NOT have breed-specific language.

http://www.cnjonline.com/news/lawmaker_32555___article.html/heaton_state.html

Dogged lawmaker changes his mind

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer
February 27, 2009 – 5:15PM

A state lawmaker is pulling a proposal to classify all pit bulls and rottweilers as dangerous dogs.

State Rep. John Heaton said Friday he’s been persuaded by negative public reaction. […]

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