Legislative Activity

New Mexico - 2020


SB-114 - Community Energy Efficiency Development Grant

Sponsored By: Sen. Gerald Ortiz y Pino | Rep. Andrea Romero

Bill Summary

Creates a fund, housed at EMNRD, that will provide grants to local governments to implement community block grant projects to improve the efficiency of homes in low-income areas.

SWEEP supports this bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Jan. 17, 2020: Introduced
  • As of Jan. 22, 2020: Sent to SCC - Referrals: SCC/SCONC/SFC
  • As of Jan. 27, 2020: SCC: Reported by committee to fall within the purview of a 30 day session
  • As of Feb. 4, 2020: SCONC: Reported by committee with Do Pass recommendation with amendment(s)

SB-2 - Electric Vehicle Income Tax Credit

Sponsored By: Sen. Pat Woods | Sen. Bill Tallman | Rep. Abbas Akhil

Bill Summary

This bill will create a tax credit for the purchase or lease of a new EV of $2,500. The credit doubles to $5,000 for low income persons. It also includes a $300 tax credit for the installation of at-home charging capabilities.

SWEEP Supports this bill.

Bill Activity

  • As of Jan. 17, 2020: Introduced
  • As of Jan. 21, 2020: Sent to SCC - Referrals: SCC/SCORC/SFC
  • As of Jan. 22, 2020: SCC: Reported by committee to fall within the purview of a 30 day session
  • As of Feb. 4, 2020: SCORC: Reported by committee with Do Not Pass but with a Do Pass recommendation on Committee Substitution
  • As of Feb. 18, 2020: Passed in the Senate - Y:19 N:18, Sent to HTRC - Referrals: HTRC
  • As of Feb. 19, 2020: HTRC: Reported by committee with Do Pass recommendation