The governor’s staff says she is also considering a shutdown of nonessential government services to conserve cash until there is a budget.
Three Senate bills the governor signed late Friday have the same sponsor — Gay Kernan, R-Hobbs.
The measure could lead to creation of a commission to investigate possible public corruption cases and campaign finance violations.
New Mexicans will be free to continue walking the halls and galleries of their state Capitol with guns in hand or strapped to a hip.
Gov. Susana Martinez has threatened a veto that could shut down government.
The bill carried with support from a handful of Republicans, including Reps. Zach Cook, Jim Dines and Jim Smith.