Climate & Energy Bills – 2021

350 Santa Fe Priority Climate & Energy Bills

Below find our list of legislative initiatives that our Legislative Action Team identified as being the most deserving of our energies and efforts. We thank all the hard work our and other organizations volunteers put in to get these passed.

ID links go to the page for details on the legislation.

View the 2021 legislative committees membership and contact information as compiled by 350NM.

Actively supported legislation means one or more of our volunteers was at least watching developments. For more information see the included links.

You can now see which bills the Governor has signed tho’ not all seem to be listed yet.

What You Can D0

General webcasts are available for all past hearings for anyone to review.

(Last Updated 4/6/21  5:00 pm)

Priority Legislation We Strongly Supported

Bill ID Titles Sponsors Current Location Hearing Scheduled
HB 9 Climate Solutions Act (more info…) Rep. Melanie Stansbury, Sen. Brian Egolf, Rep. Angelica Rubio, Sen. Mimi Steward, Rep. Nathan P. Small (Died in HSEIC, passed HENRC 2/6/21)
SJR 3 Environmental Rights, CA (aka Green Amendment for NM)
(more info… FAQ)
Sen. Sedillo Lopez, Sen. Willian Soules, Rep. Joanne Ferrary, Rep. Harold Pope, Jr. (Died in SJC, passed SRC on comm. sub. 2/10/21)
SB 8 Local Gov’t Air Quality Regulations (was Eliminate “no more stringent” restrictions in state law)


Sen. Peter Wirth, Sen Linda M. Lopez Governor has yet to sign.

(passed House 3/18/21

passed HJC 3/16/21

passed Senate 3/12/21

passed SFC 2/4/21

passed SJC 2/3/21,

passed SCONC 1/26/21)

SB 112 Sustainable Economy Task Force Sen. Mimi Stewart Governor has signed!

(Senate concurs 3/16/21

passed House 3/15/21

passed HSEIC 3/14/21

passed HENRC 3/9/21

passed Senate

passed SFC 2/25/21

passed SCONC 2/4/21)

SB 130 Purchase of Electric Vehicles (aka State fleet electrification) Sen. William Soules (tabled SFC 3/13/21

passed STBTC 2/17/21)


Priority Legislation We Also Supported

Bill ID Title Sponsors Current Location Hearing Scheduled
HB 236 Public Banking Act (more info…)

See SB 313 next.

Sen. Jeff Steinborn, Rep. Patricia Roybal Caballero, Rep Elizabeth “Liz” Thomson (tabled HAFC 3/4/21

passed HCEDC 2/18/21)

SB 313 Public Banking Act (more info…) – Sen. Jeff Steinborn, (Died in STBTC)
SB 58 Electric Vehicle Charging Unit Credit Sen. Bill Tallman (Died in STBTC)
SB 83 Local Choice Energy Act Sen. Jeff Steinborn
Sen. Liz Stefanics
(tabled STBTC 3/13/21

passed SCONC 2/10/21)

SB 149 Prohibit New Fracking Licenses Sen. Sedillo Lopez, Rep. Patricia Roybal Caballero (Died in SJC, passed SCONC 2/17/21)
SB 296 Increased Penalties for Enviro Violations Sen. Brenda G. McKenna
Sen. Jeff Steinborn
(Died in SJC, passed SCONC 2/18/21)


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