In addition to the climate and energy bills highlighted by 350NM here, our Rural Advocacy group supports the bills below. Check back for updates in the table or click  our MyRoundhouse List to see the paths the bills have taken and committee location updates as well

 

Updated on 2/15/24 9:00 pm by 350NM

Bill ID

350NM Rural Additional Supported Bills – Title

Lead Sponsor

Location

Scheduled

SB 111

Protect State Waters

Hemphill

SFC

*See below

SB 101

Water Law Violations Penalties

Sedillo Lopez

SCC

HB 211

Water Project Prioritization

Herrera Gov

Passed! On to Governor. $7 million in Budget.*

SB 9

Conservation Legacy Fund

Neville

SFC

$300 million allocated in Budget.

HB 177

NM Match Fund (Gov Press Release)

Dixon

Gov

Passed! On to Governor. $75 million in state $ will access >$1B in federal IRA & BIL funds requiring state match. 5% may off to grant writers, managers etc. in support of rural communities, tribes, local gov. and community orgs.

HB 5

Workforce Development & Apprenticeship Fund (Gov Message)

Garratt

Gov

Passed! On to Governor. Created fund for apprenticeship programs including these in support of electrification: electrician, HVACR technician, lineman and plumber. $30M in the Budget.

SB 79

Statewide Composting Program

Campos

SFC

SM 8 Oil and Gas Facility Setback Study (fact sheet) Stewart SCAL
*See MRG Water Advocates for report card on water funding.