2015-2016

CVNM Conservation Scorecard – Conservation Voters New Mexico

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2015-2016 Scored Votes

Find information on every piece of legislation included in CVNM’s 2015-2016 Conservation Scorecard for the 52nd Legislature. Click on the name or number of any specific piece of legislation, and you’ll be directed to an individual page that features a description of the piece of legislation or amendment, the outcome of the measure, each legislator’s voting record, and more. Click on an issue name to learn more about that topic, and to see the full list of related Scorecard votes.

Priority # Name Sponsor(s) Issue(s) CVNM Position Year Legislative Link Outcome CVNM Sort CVNM Sort #
SB 479 Adequate Subdivision Water Supplies Support 2013 SB 479 on nmlegis.gov SB 479 passed the Senate (35-4), passed the House (55-13), and was signed by the Governor on April 4, 2013. 3 479
PR HB 546 Amend Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards James Strickler Oppose 2011 HB 546 on nmlegis.gov HB 546 died in House Energy & Natural Resources Committee. 0 546
PR SB 163 Amendment to Change Board & Commission Sunset Dates , Oppose 2013 SB 163 on nmlegis.gov The House floor amendment (sponsored by Rep. Gentry) was tabled (defeated) 33-30, and the Senate floor amendment (sponsored by Sen. Griego) was defeated 18-23. 3 163
HB 70/SB 23 Amendment to Uranium Hexafluoride Gross Receipts Support 2012 HB 70/SB 23 on nmlegis.gov The amendment failed to pass the Senate (16-25), and was not heard in the House. The corresponding bill passed and was signed into law. 0 70
HJR 8 Appointment of PRC Members, CA Oppose 2016 HJR 8 on nmlegis.gov HJR 8 was defeated in the House Judiciary Committee (8-3). 0 8
PR HB 297 Blanket Plugging Financial Assurance Increase , Oppose 2011 HB 297 on nmlegis.gov HB 297 died in Senate Conservation Committee. 0 297
PR SB 442 Building Energy Disclosure Act Carlos Cisneros , Support 2011 SB 442 on nmlegis.gov SB 442 died in Senate Conservation Committee. 3 442
PR SB 30 Carbon Pollution Amendment , Oppose 2011 SB 30 on nmlegis.gov Amendment passed; as a result, Sen. Keller (the sponsor of the principal bill) withdrew his measure. 3 30
HB 340 Change Certain Voter ID Requirements Oppose 2015 HB 340 on nmlegis.gov HB 340 passed the House (37-29) and died in the Senate Rules Committee. 0 340
SB 467 Change Interstate Stream Commission Members Support 2015 SB 467 on nmlegis.gov SB 467 passed the Senate (28-13) and died on the House calendar. 3 467
SB 315 City or County Comprehensive Plans Support 2013 SB 315 on nmlegis.gov SB 315 passed the Senate (32-9), and passed the House (67-0), but was pocket-vetoed by the Governor. 3 315
SB 237 Colleges in Energy Efficiency & Bonding Act , Support 2011 SB 237 on nmlegis.gov SB 237 passed the Senate (30-3) and the House (66-0), but was pocket-vetoed by Gov. Martinez. 3 237
PR HB 343 Community Health Study Fund Support 2014 HB 343 on nmlegis.gov HB 343 was defeated on a tied vote in the House Health, Government, and Indian Affairs Committee. 0 343
HB 494/SB 610 Community Health Study Fund & Uranium Mining Support 2015 HB 494/SB 610 on nmlegis.gov HB 494 died in the House Health Committee. SB 610 died in the Senate Conservation Committee. 0 494
PR Confirmation of Ryan Flynn as Secretary of the Environment Department Oppose 2014 on nmlegis.gov Ryan Flynn's confirmation as Secretary of the New Mexico Environment Department passed 30-11 on the Senate floor. 0
HB 74 Conservancy District Absentee Ballots , , Support 2012 HB 74 on nmlegis.gov HB 47 passed both the House (63-2) and the Senate (36-0) and was signed by the Governor on March 5, 2012. 0 74
SB 394 Conserved Water Put to Beneficial Use Oppose 2011 SB 394 on nmlegis.gov SB 394 died on the Senate floor (19-20). 3 394
PR HB 458 Consolidated Environmental Review Act , , , , , Support 2013 HB 458 on nmlegis.gov HB 458 died in the House Energy and Natural Resources Committee. 0 458
HJR 9 Convention of States Oppose 2016 HJR 9 on nmlegis.gov HJR 9 passed the House (36-27), but died in the Senate Judiciary Committee. 0 9
HB 111 Crop Dusting Tanks as Above Ground Storage Oppose 2016 HB 111 on nmlegis.gov HB 111 died in the Senate Judiciary Committee. 0 111
PR HB 422/SB 421 Cultural Property Registration & Acquisition , Oppose 2011 HB 422/SB 421 on nmlegis.gov HB 422 died in House Judiciary Committee; SB 421 died in Senate Judiciary Committee. 0 422
PR HB 178 Denial of Air Quality Control Permits , Support 2011 HB 178 on nmlegis.gov HB 178 died in House Energy & Natural Resources Committee. 0 178
HB 40 Designation of Benefit Corporations Support 2013 HB 40 on nmlegis.gov HB 40 passed the House (62-3) and passed the Senate (33-6), but was pocket-vetoed by the Governor. 0 40
PR HB 296/SB 283 Economic Development Utility Rates Oppose 2014 HB 296/SB 283 on nmlegis.gov HB 296 passed the House (47-17) but died in the Senate Conservation Committee. SB 283 died on the Senate floor calendar. 0 296
HM 40/SM 34 Eddy-Lea Energy Alliance Storage Facility Oppose 2016 HM 40/SM 34 on nmlegis.gov HM 40 passed the House (50-17). SM 34 passed the Senate (27-10). Memorials and resolutions do not require action by the Governor. 4 40
SJR 6 Eliminate Public Regulation Commission, CA , , , Oppose 2011 SJR 6 on nmlegis.gov SJR 6 died in Senate Rules Committee. 0 6
HM 46 Endangered Species Act Enforcement Study Oppose 2011 HM 46 on nmlegis.gov HM 46 passed the House (43-24). 1 46
PR HB 543 Endangered Species Management Compacts Oppose 2011 HB 543 on nmlegis.gov HB 543 died in House Judiciary Committee. 0 543
PR HB 429 Environmental Private Right of Action , , , Support 2013 HB 429 on nmlegis.gov HB 429 died on the House floor (30-36). 0 429
PR SB 219 Expiration of Rules Oppose 2015 SB 219 on nmlegis.gov SB 219 died in the Senate Rules Committee. 3 219
SB 391 Extend Solar Market Development Tax Credit Support 2015 SB 391 on nmlegis.gov SB 391 passed the Senate (37-5) and passed the House (39-24) but was pocket vetoed by the Governor. 3 391
SB 248 Fund Grant County Water Supply From NM Unit Support 2016 SB 248 on nmlegis.gov SB 248 died in the Senate Finance Committee. 3 248
SB 94 Industrial Hemp Farming Act Support 2015 SB 94 on nmlegis.gov SB 94 passed the Senate (33-8) and passed the House (54-12) but was vetoed by the Governor on April 10, 2015. 3 94
SB 76 Lead in Sale of Recycled Metals Act Support 2016 SB 76 on nmlegis.gov SB 76 passed the Senate (41-0) and the House (59-0). The bill was signed by the Governor on March 4, 2016. 3 76
PR HJR 3 Legislative Nullification of Rules Andy Nuñez , , , , Oppose 2011 HJR 3 on nmlegis.gov HJR 3 died in House Judiciary Committee. 0 3
PR SB 421 Limit Local Gov’t & Zoning Commissions Oppose 2015 SB 421 on nmlegis.gov SB 421 died in the Senate Conservation Committee. 3 421
HB 154 Local Gov’t Review of Business Leases Support 2015 HB 154 on nmlegis.gov HB 154 died in the House Business and Employment Committee. 0 154
SB 455 New Mexico Unit Reports to Legislature Support 2015 SB 455 on nmlegis.gov The Conservation Committee Substitute for SB 455 died in Senate Judiciary Committee. 3 455
PR HB 291/SB 483 NM Federal Land Management Study Commission Oppose 2015 HB 291/SB 483 on nmlegis.gov HB 291 died in the House Judiciary Committee. SB 483 died in the Senate Conservation Committee. 0 291
PR HB 652/SB 194 No Agriculture as a Nuisance , , Oppose 2013 HB 652/SB 194 on nmlegis.gov HB 652 died in the House Judiciary Committee. SB 194 died on the Senate floor calendar. 0 652
PR HB 286 Oil & Gas Financial Assurance , Support 2013 HB 286 on nmlegis.gov HB 286 died on the House floor (32-36). 0 286
PR HB 366 Oil & Gas State Preemption Oppose 2015 HB 366 on nmlegis.gov HB 366 passed the House (37-28) and died in the Senate Conservation Committee. 0 366
HM 4/SM 3 Opposition to Citizens United Ruling Support 2012 HM 4/SM 3 on nmlegis.gov HM 4 passed the House (38-29) and SM 3 passed the Senate (20-9). Memorials and resolutions do not require action by the Governor. 4 4
HB 186 Pesticide Application Notices Support 2015 HB 186 on nmlegis.gov HB 186 died in the House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee. 0 186
HM 21 Preserve Prairie Chicken to Oppose Listing Oppose 2013 HM 21 on nmlegis.gov HM 21 passed the House (39-28). Memorials and resolutions do not require action by the Governor. 1 21
PR SB 677 Private Right of Action Support 2015 SB 677 on nmlegis.gov SB 677 died in the Senate Conservation Committee. 3 677
SB 253 Prohibit & Define Coyote Killing Contest Support 2015 SB 253 on nmlegis.gov SB 253 died in the House Agriculture, Water and Wildlife Committee. 3 253
HM 74 Protect State Land from Chicken Listing Oppose 2015 HM 74 on nmlegis.gov HM 74 passed the House (31-22). Memorials and resolutions do not require action by the Governor. 1 74
HB 302 Protection from Certain Scientific Topics Oppose 2011 HB 302 on nmlegis.gov HB 302 died in House Education Committee. 0 302
HB 35 Public Meeting Agendas 72 Hours Prior Support 2012 HB 35 on nmlegis.gov HB 35 passed the House (57-9), but died on the Senate floor calendar. Senate Public Affairs Committee (SPAC) and Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC) voted. 0 35
PR HB 299 Public-Private Partnership Act Oppose 2015 HB 299 on nmlegis.gov HB 299 passed the House (38-27) and died in the Senate Judiciary Committee. 0 299
PR HB 405 Public-Private Partnerships Act Oppose 2013 HB 405 on nmlegis.gov HB 405 passed the House (50-19) and died in the Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee (SCORP). 0 405
PR SB 147 Publish Legal Notices on Websites , Oppose 2011 SB 147 on nmlegis.gov SB 147 died in Senate Judiciary Committee. 3 147
PR HB 259 Recover Damages for Natural Resource Injuries , , Support 2013 HB 259 on nmlegis.gov HB 259 died in the House Energy & Natural Resources Committee. 0 259
PR HB 445 Reduce Renewable Portfolio Standards Oppose 2015 HB 445 on nmlegis.gov HB 445 passed the House (33-32) and died in the Senate Conservation Committee. 0 445
PR HB 107 Reduced Tax Rate For Certain Oil & Gas Wells Oppose 2016 HB 107 on nmlegis.gov HB 107 died in the House Ways and Means Committee. 0 107
PR HB 579 Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emission Requirements Thomas Taylor , Oppose 2011 HB 579 on nmlegis.gov HB 579 died in House Energy & Natural Resources Committee. 0 579
HB 284/SB 431 Renewable Energy Facilities in Environmental Services Tax Support 2011 HB 284/SB 431 on nmlegis.gov HB 284 and SB 431died in Senate Finance Committee. 0 284
PR HB 266 Renewable Energy Procurement Limits Oppose 2013 HB 266 on nmlegis.gov HB 266 died in the House Energy and Natural Resources Committee. 0 266
HB 175/SB 104 Renewable Energy Tax Credit Eligibility Support 2016 HB 175/SB 104 on nmlegis.gov HB 175 died in the House Ways and Means Committee. SB 104 died in the Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee. 0 175
PR SB 190/SB 459 Repeal Effectiveness of Some Rules , , Oppose 2011 SB 190/SB 459 on nmlegis.gov SB 190 and SB 459 died in Senate Judiciary Committee 0 190
HB 564 Right to Farm & Operations as Nuisance Oppose 2015 HB 564 on nmlegis.gov HB 564 passed the House (35-29) and died in the Senate Judiciary Committee. 0 564
HB 34 Rulemaking Requirements Support 2012 HB 34 on nmlegis.gov HB 34 died in Senate Judiciary Committee. 0 34
PR SB 148 Rules for License Application Time Frames Oppose 2011 SB 148 on nmlegis.gov SB 148 died in Senate Public Affairs Committee. 3 148
HB 188 Sand & Gravel Mining Violation Penalties Support 2015 HB 188 on nmlegis.gov HB 188 died in the House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee. 0 188
PR HB 26/SB 13 Solar Market Development Tax Credit Changes Support 2016 HB 26/SB 13 on nmlegis.gov HB 26 died in the House Ways and Means Committee. SB 13 died in the Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee. 0 26
HB 468 State Sovereignty Over State Trust Wildlife Oppose 2015 HB 468 on nmlegis.gov HB 468 died in the House Judiciary Committee. 0 468
SJM 26 Study Exporting Coal , Oppose 2013 SJM 26 on nmlegis.gov SJM 26 died on the Senate floor calendar. 5 26
SM 47 Study Transfer of Federal Lands to State , Oppose 2014 SM 47 on nmlegis.gov SM 47 was defeated on a tied vote in the Senate Rules Committee. 4 47
SB 480 Subdivision Water Permits Support 2013 SB 480 on nmlegis.gov SB 480 passed the Senate (30-10), passed the House (41-25), and was signed by the Governor on April 5, 2013. 3 480
HB 285 Tax Rate Differential For Certain Oil Oppose 2016 HB 285 on nmlegis.gov HB 285 passed the House (59-7) but died in the Senate Finance Committee. 0 285
SB 34 Tax Rate Differential For Certain Oil Oppose 2016 SB 34 on nmlegis.gov SB 34 died in the Senate Finance Committee. 3 34
PR HB 292/SB 404 Transfer of Public Land Act , Oppose 2013 HB 292/SB 404 on nmlegis.gov HB 292 died in the House Health, Government and Indian Affairs Committee. SB 404 died in the Senate Conservation Committee. 0 292
PR HB 213 Transfer Services to DOE and Make EIB Advisory Oppose 2011 HB 213 on nmlegis.gov HB 213 died in House Health & Government Affairs Committee. 0 213
PR SB 273 Transportation Public-Private Partnerships Oppose 2013 SB 273 on nmlegis.gov SB 273 died in the Senate Judiciary Committee. 3 273
SB 89 Unit Fund for Certain Water Supply Needs Support 2014 SB 89 on nmlegis.gov SB 89 was defeated in the Senate Conservation Committee. 3 89
PR SB 415 Utility Cost Limits , Oppose 2011 SB 415 on nmlegis.gov SB 415 died on the Senate Floor calendar (no vote taken). 3 415
PR HB 225 Water Quality Control Act Revisions , Oppose 2011 HB 225 on nmlegis.gov HB 225 died in House Energy & Natural Resources Committee. 0 225
HB 87 Water Quality Control Commission Meetings Oppose 2015 HB 87 on nmlegis.gov HB 87 passed the House (43-21) and died in the Senate Judiciary Committee. 0 87
PR SB 193 Water Quality Control Commissioners , Oppose 2013 SB 193 on nmlegis.gov SB 193 died in the Senate Rules Committee. 3 193