December 1, 1985 to November 30, 1989

Michael C. Wiener

A Strong Record of Actions and Accomplishments as an

Albuquerque City Councillor


New Mexico State Senate 

Bills Sponsored by New Mexico State Senator Michael Wiener January 1993 – January 1997

  • Reformed real estate licensing laws (SB-203)
  • Secured $850,000 to fund APD Foothills Substation (Lomas and Chelwood)
  • Sponsored the New Mexico Personal Protection Act
  • Passed a constitutional amendment raising the number of signatures required on a grand jury petition
  • Voting record – ranked fourth best of all 42 senators by Association of Commerce and Industry, a pro-business lobbying group

Prime sponsor of these motor vehicle-related and pro-law enforcement bills:


  • S-50: Special registration plates for legislators
  • S-275: Require proof of drivers license when applying for registration
  • S-276: Authorize MVD to cancel vehicle registrations when drivers license has been revoked
  • S-277: Outlaw license plate frames and covers
  • S-347: Provide notification of insurance companies online and suspension of registration
  • S-697: Increase penalties for injuring police animals
  • S-855: Establish a state transportation department


  • S-224: Increase penalties for impersonating a police officer
  • S-225: Provide DWI information to drivers license applicants
  • S-505: Concealed weapons act
  • S-512: Special registration plates
  • S-515: Northeast Heights police substation funding
  • SM-44: Prison facility study


  • S-198: Historic vehicle registration plates
  • S-199: Registration plate display
  • S-201: Wildlife registration plates
  • S-217: Firefighter registration plates
  • S-256: Collegiate registration plates
  • S-291: Disabled parking enforcement
  • S-461: Reduce fees for Children’s Trust Fund plates
  • S-517: Farm vehicle registration
  • SJM-16: Enhanced drivers license system


  • S-64: New Mexico Personal Protection Act
  • S-77: Comprehensive revision of Motor Vehicle Code
  • S-644: Fund APD helicopter program
  • SJR-3: Constitutional amendment allowing concealed weapons