HOUSE BILL 33
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2019
Miguel P. Garcia
FOR THE LAND GRANT COMMITTEE
RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL; PROVIDING AUTHORITY TO THE GUADALUPE HIDALGO TREATY DIVISION TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO THE LAND GRANT COUNCIL AND LAND GRANTS-MERCEDES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. Section 8-5-18 NMSA 1978 (being Laws 2003, Chapter 101, Section 1, as amended) is amended to read:
"8-5-18. GUADALUPE HIDALGO TREATY DIVISION.--
A. The "Guadalupe Hidalgo treaty division" is created within the office of the attorney general. The division shall:
(1) review, oversee and address concerns relating to the provisions of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo that have not been implemented or observed in the spirit of Article 2, Section 5 of the constitution of New Mexico [and Section 47-1-25 NMSA 1978]; and
(2) provide assistance to the land grant council and land grants-mercedes.
B. The division shall consist of such personnel and have such duties as the attorney general shall designate.
C. The attorney general shall report the findings and recommendations of the division to the legislature annually."
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