2017 SB 169 First Right to Build Transmission Facilities

CVNM Position:
Oppose
Year:
2017
Sponsors:
Stuart Ingle
Topics:
Energy & Climate Change
Legislative Info:
SB 169 on nmlegis.gov »

Description

This bill would have given public utilities and generation and transmission cooperatives the first right to construct, own and maintain transmission facilities in a regional transmission organization. This bill was intended to counter a specific federal regulation designed to foster competition in the transmission market.

Outcome

SB 169 died in the Senate Conservation Committee.


How Legislators Voted on SB 169


  • = Pro Conservation Vote
  • = Anti Conservation Vote
  • A = Absent
  • E = Excused
  • R = Recused
  • W = Abstain
Legislator Party District Office Conservation
Vote
Year
Cervantes, Joseph  (D) D 31 Senator 2017
Griggs, Ron  (R) R 34 Senator 2017
Ingle, Stuart  (R) R 27 Senator 2017
Martinez, Richard C. (D) D 5 Senator 2017
McSorley, Cisco (D) D 16 Senator 2017
Payne, William H. (R) R 20 Senator 2017
Soules, William P. (D) D 37 Senator 2017
Stefanics, Elizabeth "Liz" (D) D 39 Senator 2017
Wirth, Peter  (D) D 25 Senator 2017
Woods, Pat  (R) R 7 Senator 2017