SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 11
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2020
A JOINT RESOLUTION
PROPOSING TO AMEND ARTICLE 6, SECTION 11 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF NEW MEXICO TO PROVIDE THAT THE SALARY OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT BE EQUAL TO THE SALARY OF A FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGE AS PROVIDED BY LAW.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. It is proposed to amend Article 6, Section 11 of the constitution of New Mexico to read:
"The justices of the supreme court shall each receive such salary as may hereafter be fixed by law, provided that the salary of the chief justice of the supreme court shall be equal to the salary of a federal district court judge for the previous fiscal year 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.
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