Legislative Activity

New Mexico - 2017


HB 275 - Public-Private Partnerships Act

Sponsored by Representatives Larranaga and Cisneros

Bill Summary

HB 275 allows public buildings to enter into long-term public-private partnerships to enable energy efficiency (and other) upgrades. SWEEP supports this bill

(This is the house version of SB 143. As introduced, the language is identical, and SWEEP supports both.)

Bill Activity

  • 1/27/2017: Introduced in the House; assigned to Transportation, Public Works and Capital Improvements Committee
  • 2/17/2017: Passed HTPWC Committee; referred to Labor & Economic Development Committee

SB 143 - NM Infrastructure Investment Act

Sponsored by Senator Michael Padilla

Bill Summary

SB 143 allows public buildings to enter into long-term public-private partnerships to enable energy efficiency (and other) upgrades. SWEEP supports this bill.  

(This is the house version of HB 275. As introduced, the language is identical, and SWEEP supports both.)

Bill Activity

  • 1/23/2017: Introduced in Senate; assigned to Corporations & Transportation Committee
  • 2/2/2017: Corporations & Transportation Committee recommended Do Not Pass but with a Do Pass recommendation on Committee Substitution
  • 2/14/2017: Judiciary Committee reported Do Not Pass but with a Do Pass recommendation on Committee Substitution; referred to Finance Committee

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SB 215 - Energy and Water Project Financing

Sponsored by Peter Wirth

Bill Summary

SB 215 makes changes to the lien priority under the PACE enabling language to allow residential PACE programs in NM. SWEEP supports this bill.

Bill Activity

  • 1/26/2017: Introduced in Senate; assigned to Conservation Committee
  • 2/9/2017: Conservation Committee recommended Do Pass with amendment(s); referred to Corporations & Transportation Committee
  • 3/5/2017: Tabled by Corporations Committee

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