2018

CVNM Conservation Scorecard – Conservation Voters New Mexico

Senator Benny Shendo Jr. (D)

State Senator Benny Shendo Jr. (D)

Lifetime Score:
73%
2018 Score:
90%
2017 Score:
88%
2016 Score:
59%
2015 Score:
75%
2014 Score:
64%
2013 Score:
64%
District #:
22    view district map
Counties:
Bernalillo, McKinley, Rio Arriba, Sandoval, San Juan
Legislative Link:
View on nmlegis.gov »

Contact Information

Office Phone:
575-834-7235
Email address:
benny.shendo@nmlegis.gov
Address:
P.O. Box 634
Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico 87024
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Voting Record

Priority # Name Sponsor(s) Issue(s) CVNM Postion Vote 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. 50 479
SB 350 Agricultural Land Valuations Support + 2017 SB 350 on nmlegis.gov SB 350 died in the House Taxation and Revenue Committee. 50 350
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. 50 163
PR SB 189 Assurance for Plugging Oil & Gas Wells , Support + 2018 SB 189 on nmlegis.gov SB 189 passed the Senate 40-0 and passed the House 54-11. The bill was signed by the Governor on February 28, 2018. 50 189
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. 50 467
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. 50 315
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 351/SB 365 Define & Schedule Cannabidiol Support + 2017 HB 351/SB 365 on nmlegis.gov HB 351 died in the House Judiciary Committee. SB 365 died in the House Health and Human Services Committee. 0 351
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
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. 60 40
SB 226 Efficient Utility Water Use Support + 2017 SB 226 on nmlegis.gov SB 226 died in the House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee. 50 226
SB 215 Energy & Water Project Financing , Support + 2017 SB 215 on nmlegis.gov SB 215 died in the Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee. 50 215
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. 50 391
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. 50 94
SB 6 Industrial Hemp Research Rules Support + 2017 SB 6 on nmlegis.gov SB 6 passed the Senate (37-2) and House (58-8) and was vetoed by the Governor. 50 6
HB 144/HB 154/HB 280 Industrial Hemp Research Rules (House Bill) Support + 2017 HB 144/HB 154/HB 280 on nmlegis.gov HB 144, which was combined with HB 154 and HB 280, passed the House (42-26) and Senate (30-12) and was vetoed by the Governor. 0 144
SB 394 Industrial Revenue Bond Changes , , Oppose - 2017 SB 394 on nmlegis.gov SB 394 died in the Senate Finance Committee. 50 394
SB 157 Interstate Stream Commission Membership , Support + 2017 SB 157 on nmlegis.gov SB 157 died in the House Agriculture and Water Resources Committee. 50 157
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. 50 76
PR SB 421 Limit Local Gov’t & Zoning Commissions Oppose + 2015 SB 421 on nmlegis.gov SB 421 died in the Senate Conservation Committee. 50 421
HB 98 Local Election Act Support + 2018 HB 98 on nmlegis.gov HB 98 passed the House 51-10 and passed the Senate 25-15. The bill was signed by the Governor on March 7, 2018. 0 98
SB 455 New Mexico Unit Reports to Legislature Support e 2015 SB 455 on nmlegis.gov The Conservation Committee Substitute for SB 455 died in Senate Judiciary Committee. 50 455
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 SB 677 Private Right of Action Support - 2015 SB 677 on nmlegis.gov SB 677 died in the Senate Conservation Committee. 50 677
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. 50 253
PR SB 268 Prohibit Coyote Killing Contests Support + 2017 SB 268 on nmlegis.gov SB 268 died on the House calendar. 50 268
SB 452 Public Use & “Eminent Domain” , Oppose + 2017 SB 452 on nmlegis.gov SB 452 died in the Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee. 50 452
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 SB 312 Renewable Energy Requirements for Utilities Support + 2017 SB 312 on nmlegis.gov SB 312 died in the Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee. 50 312
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
SB 375 Royalty Rates on State Trust Lands Support - 2017 SB 375 on nmlegis.gov SB 375 died in the Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee. 50 375
SB 79 Solar Market Development Tax Credit Support + 2018 SB 79 on nmlegis.gov SB 79 passed the Senate 35-6 and passed the House 40-26. The bill was pocket vetoed by the Governor. 50 79
SB 107 State Agency Post-Contract Audits Support e 2017 SB 107 on nmlegis.gov SB 107 failed on the Senate Floor. 50 107
HJR 8 State Ethics Commission, CA Support + 2017 HJR 8 on nmlegis.gov HJR 8 passed the House (66-0) and the Senate (30-9). The measure will now be decided by the voters in the next general election. 40 8
PR SB 227 State Facility Renewable Energy Use Support + 2017 SB 227 on nmlegis.gov SB 227 passed the Senate (36-4) and the House (44-19). The bill was vetoed by the Governor. 50 227
SJM 26 Study Exporting Coal , Oppose - 2013 SJM 26 on nmlegis.gov SJM 26 died on the Senate floor calendar. 70 26
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. 50 480
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. 50 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
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. 50 89
SB 413 Uses of Oil & Gas Reclamation Fund , , , Support + 2017 SB 413 on nmlegis.gov SB 413 died on the Senate calendar. 50 413
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
SB 86 Water Rights Notices Posted Online Support + 2017 SB 86 on nmlegis.gov SB 86 passed the Senate (40-0) and the House (59-0). The bill was vetoed by the Governor. 50 86
SB 81 Wildlife Trafficking Act Support + 2017 SB 81 on nmlegis.gov SB 86 passed the Senate (40-0) and the House (59-0). The bill was vetoed by the Governor. 50 81