2015-2016

CVNM Conservation Scorecard – Conservation Voters New Mexico

Senator Joseph Cervantes (D)

State Senator Joseph Cervantes (D)

Lifetime Score:
76%
District #:
31    view district map
Counties:
Doña Ana
Legislative Link:
View on nmlegis.gov »

Contact Information

Home Phone:
575-522-3352
Office Phone:
575-526-5600
Email address:
joseph@cervanteslawnm.com
Address:
2610 S Espina
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001
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Voting Record

Priority # Name Sponsor(s) Issue(s) CVNM Postion Vote Year Legislative Link Outcome CVNM Sort CVNM Sort #
SB 479 Adequate Subdivision Water Supplies Support + 2013 SB 479 on nmlegis.gov SB 479 passed the Senate (35-4), passed the House (55-13), and was signed by the Governor on April 4, 2013. 50 479
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
PR HB 297 Blanket Plugging Financial Assurance Increase , Oppose + 2011 HB 297 on nmlegis.gov HB 297 died in Senate Conservation Committee. 0 297
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
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
HB 74 Conservancy District Absentee Ballots , , Support + 2012 HB 74 on nmlegis.gov HB 47 passed both the House (63-2) and the Senate (36-0) and was signed by the Governor on March 5, 2012. 0 74
HB 111 Crop Dusting Tanks as Above Ground Storage Oppose + 2016 HB 111 on nmlegis.gov HB 111 died in the Senate Judiciary Committee. 0 111
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 - 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
HM 46 Endangered Species Act Enforcement Study Oppose + 2011 HM 46 on nmlegis.gov HM 46 passed the House (43-24). 10 46
PR HB 543 Endangered Species Management Compacts Oppose - 2011 HB 543 on nmlegis.gov HB 543 died in House Judiciary Committee. 0 543
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 248 Fund Grant County Water Supply From NM Unit Support + 2016 SB 248 on nmlegis.gov SB 248 died in the Senate Finance Committee. 50 248
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
PR SB 421 Limit Local Gov’t & Zoning Commissions Oppose + 2015 SB 421 on nmlegis.gov SB 421 died in the Senate Conservation Committee. 50 421
SB 455 New Mexico Unit Reports to Legislature Support + 2015 SB 455 on nmlegis.gov The Conservation Committee Substitute for SB 455 died in Senate Judiciary Committee. 50 455
PR HB 652/SB 194 No Agriculture as a Nuisance , , Oppose - 2013 HB 652/SB 194 on nmlegis.gov HB 652 died in the House Judiciary Committee. SB 194 died on the Senate floor calendar. 0 652
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
PR SB 677 Private Right of Action Support - 2015 SB 677 on nmlegis.gov SB 677 died in the Senate Conservation Committee. 50 677
SB 253 Prohibit & Define Coyote Killing Contest Support + 2015 SB 253 on nmlegis.gov SB 253 died in the House Agriculture, Water and Wildlife Committee. 50 253
HB 35 Public Meeting Agendas 72 Hours Prior Support + 2012 HB 35 on nmlegis.gov HB 35 passed the House (57-9), but died on the Senate floor calendar. Senate Public Affairs Committee (SPAC) and Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC) voted. 0 35
PR HB 445 Reduce Renewable Portfolio Standards Oppose + 2015 HB 445 on nmlegis.gov HB 445 passed the House (33-32) and died in the Senate Conservation Committee. 0 445
HB 284/SB 431 Renewable Energy Facilities in Environmental Services Tax Support + 2011 HB 284/SB 431 on nmlegis.gov HB 284 and SB 431died in Senate Finance Committee. 0 284
HB 175/SB 104 Renewable Energy Tax Credit Eligibility Support + 2016 HB 175/SB 104 on nmlegis.gov HB 175 died in the House Ways and Means Committee. SB 104 died in the Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee. 0 175
HB 564 Right to Farm & Operations as Nuisance Oppose - 2015 HB 564 on nmlegis.gov HB 564 passed the House (35-29) and died in the Senate Judiciary Committee. 0 564
HB 34 Rulemaking Requirements Support + 2012 HB 34 on nmlegis.gov HB 34 died in Senate Judiciary Committee. 0 34
PR HB 26/SB 13 Solar Market Development Tax Credit Changes Support + 2016 HB 26/SB 13 on nmlegis.gov HB 26 died in the House Ways and Means Committee. SB 13 died in the Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee. 0 26
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 a 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
PR HB 292/SB 404 Transfer of Public Land Act , Oppose + 2013 HB 292/SB 404 on nmlegis.gov HB 292 died in the House Health, Government and Indian Affairs Committee. SB 404 died in the Senate Conservation Committee. 0 292
PR SB 273 Transportation Public-Private Partnerships Oppose + 2013 SB 273 on nmlegis.gov SB 273 died in the Senate Judiciary Committee. 50 273
SB 89 Unit Fund for Certain Water Supply Needs Support + 2014 SB 89 on nmlegis.gov SB 89 was defeated in the Senate Conservation Committee. 50 89
PR HB 225 Water Quality Control Act Revisions , Oppose + 2011 HB 225 on nmlegis.gov HB 225 died in House Energy & Natural Resources Committee. 0 225
HB 87 Water Quality Control Commission Meetings Oppose + 2015 HB 87 on nmlegis.gov HB 87 passed the House (43-21) and died in the Senate Judiciary Committee. 0 87
Notes:
Senator Cervantes now serves in the State Senate as of Jan. 1, 2013; this page reflects his votes during his time in both the State House and State Senate.