HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 14
52nd legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2016
Antonio "Moe" Maestas
A JOINT RESOLUTION
PROPOSING TO AMEND ARTICLE 6 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF NEW MEXICO TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFER OF ADMINISTRATION OF PROBATION SERVICES FROM THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH TO THE JUDICIAL BRANCH.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. It is proposed to amend Article 6 of the constitution of New Mexico by adding a new section to read:
"The judicial branch shall administer the adult probation services for the state, as provided by law."
SECTION 2. The amendment proposed by this resolution shall be submitted to the people for their approval or rejection at the next general election or at any special election prior to that date that may be called for that purpose.