2015-2016

CVNM Conservation Scorecard – Conservation Voters New Mexico

Senator John Sapien (D)

State Senator John M. Sapien (D)

Lifetime Score:
65%
District #:
9    view district map
Counties:
Bernalillo, Sandoval
Legislative Link:
View on nmlegis.gov »

Contact Information

Home Phone:
505-765-5662
Email address:
john.sapien@nmlegis.gov
Address:
1600 W Ella
Corrales, New Mexico 87048
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Voting Record

Priority # Name Sponsor(s) Issue(s) CVNM Postion Vote Year Legislative Link Outcome CVNM Sort CVNM Sort #
PR SB 163 Amendment to Change Board & Commission Sunset Dates , Oppose + 2013 SB 163 on nmlegis.gov The House floor amendment (sponsored by Rep. Gentry) was tabled (defeated) 33-30, and the Senate floor amendment (sponsored by Sen. Griego) was defeated 18-23. 50 163
HB 70/SB 23 Amendment to Uranium Hexafluoride Gross Receipts Support + 2012 HB 70/SB 23 on nmlegis.gov The amendment failed to pass the Senate (16-25), and was not heard in the House. The corresponding bill passed and was signed into law. 0 70
PR SB 30 Carbon Pollution Amendment , Oppose e 2011 SB 30 on nmlegis.gov Amendment passed; as a result, Sen. Keller (the sponsor of the principal bill) withdrew his measure. 50 30
SB 467 Change Interstate Stream Commission Members Support + 2015 SB 467 on nmlegis.gov SB 467 passed the Senate (28-13) and died on the House calendar. 50 467
SB 315 City or County Comprehensive Plans Support + 2013 SB 315 on nmlegis.gov SB 315 passed the Senate (32-9), and passed the House (67-0), but was pocket-vetoed by the Governor. 50 315
SB 237 Colleges in Energy Efficiency & Bonding Act , Support + 2011 SB 237 on nmlegis.gov SB 237 passed the Senate (30-3) and the House (66-0), but was pocket-vetoed by Gov. Martinez. 50 237
PR Confirmation of Ryan Flynn as Secretary of the Environment Department Oppose - 2014 on nmlegis.gov Ryan Flynn's confirmation as Secretary of the New Mexico Environment Department passed 30-11 on the Senate floor. 0
SB 394 Conserved Water Put to Beneficial Use Oppose + 2011 SB 394 on nmlegis.gov SB 394 died on the Senate floor (19-20). 50 394
HB 40 Designation of Benefit Corporations Support + 2013 HB 40 on nmlegis.gov HB 40 passed the House (62-3) and passed the Senate (33-6), but was pocket-vetoed by the Governor. 0 40
PR HB 296/SB 283 Economic Development Utility Rates Oppose - 2014 HB 296/SB 283 on nmlegis.gov HB 296 passed the House (47-17) but died in the Senate Conservation Committee. SB 283 died on the Senate floor calendar. 0 296
HM 40/SM 34 Eddy-Lea Energy Alliance Storage Facility Oppose a 2016 HM 40/SM 34 on nmlegis.gov HM 40 passed the House (50-17). SM 34 passed the Senate (27-10). Memorials and resolutions do not require action by the Governor. 60 40
SB 391 Extend Solar Market Development Tax Credit Support + 2015 SB 391 on nmlegis.gov SB 391 passed the Senate (37-5) and passed the House (39-24) but was pocket vetoed by the Governor. 50 391
SB 94 Industrial Hemp Farming Act Support + 2015 SB 94 on nmlegis.gov SB 94 passed the Senate (33-8) and passed the House (54-12) but was vetoed by the Governor on April 10, 2015. 50 94
SB 76 Lead in Sale of Recycled Metals Act Support + 2016 SB 76 on nmlegis.gov SB 76 passed the Senate (41-0) and the House (59-0). The bill was signed by the Governor on March 4, 2016. 50 76
HM 4/SM 3 Opposition to Citizens United Ruling Support + 2012 HM 4/SM 3 on nmlegis.gov HM 4 passed the House (38-29) and SM 3 passed the Senate (20-9). Memorials and resolutions do not require action by the Governor. 60 4
SB 253 Prohibit & Define Coyote Killing Contest Support e 2015 SB 253 on nmlegis.gov SB 253 died in the House Agriculture, Water and Wildlife Committee. 50 253
PR SB 147 Publish Legal Notices on Websites , Oppose - 2011 SB 147 on nmlegis.gov SB 147 died in Senate Judiciary Committee. 50 147
HB 188 Sand & Gravel Mining Violation Penalties Support + 2015 HB 188 on nmlegis.gov HB 188 died in the House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee. 0 188
SJM 26 Study Exporting Coal , Oppose - 2013 SJM 26 on nmlegis.gov SJM 26 died on the Senate floor calendar. 70 26
SB 480 Subdivision Water Permits Support + 2013 SB 480 on nmlegis.gov SB 480 passed the Senate (30-10), passed the House (41-25), and was signed by the Governor on April 5, 2013. 50 480
HB 285 Tax Rate Differential For Certain Oil Oppose - 2016 HB 285 on nmlegis.gov HB 285 passed the House (59-7) but died in the Senate Finance Committee. 0 285
SB 34 Tax Rate Differential For Certain Oil Oppose - 2016 SB 34 on nmlegis.gov SB 34 died in the Senate Finance Committee. 50 34
PR SB 273 Transportation Public-Private Partnerships Oppose + 2013 SB 273 on nmlegis.gov SB 273 died in the Senate Judiciary Committee. 50 273