2019 HB 547 Workforce Clean Energy Economy Study

CVNM Position:
Support
Year:
2019
Sponsors:
Javier Martínez
Angelica Rubio
Topics:
Energy & Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Legislative Info:
HB 547 on nmlegis.gov »

Description

HB 547 would have required the Workforce Solutions Department to study the opportunities for and barriers to transitioning to a clean energy economy and produce a report on findings. The bill would have required that the department study this in low-income and rural communities and work with stakeholders in undertaking the study. The study and report would have addressed (1) solar, wind, solar thermal energy generation and other renewable energy resource generation; (2) expanding contracting for local small businesses in disadvantaged communities; (3) low-income individuals and communities accessing energy efficiency and weatherization programs, with special consideration given to disadvantaged communities; (4) low-income individuals and communities accessing zero emission transportation options, with special consideration given to disadvantaged communities; and (5) participation in outdoor recreation and public lands preservation.

Outcome

HB 547 was tabled and died in the House Appropriations and Finance Committee.


How Legislators Voted on HB 547


  • = Pro Conservation Vote
  • = Anti Conservation Vote
  • A = Absent
  • E = Excused
  • R = Recused
  • W = Abstain
Legislator Party District Office Conservation
Vote
Year
Alcon, Eliseo Lee (D) D 6 Representative 2019
Bash, Karen C. (D) D 68 Representative 2019
Black, Rachel A. (R) R 51 Representative A 2019
Gallegos, David M. (R) R 61 Representative A 2019
Garcia, Miguel P. (D) D 14 Representative 2019
Lewis, Tim D. (R) R 60 Representative A 2019
Martínez, Javier  (D) D 11 Representative 2019
Roybal Caballero, Patricia  (D) D 13 Representative 2019
Rubio, Angelica  (D) D 35 Representative 2019
Stapleton, Sheryl Williams (D) D 19 Representative E 2019
Trujillo, Linda M. (D) D 48 Representative 2019