SENATE BILL 55
55th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2021
William P. Soules
RELATING TO STATE GOVERNMENT; REQUIRING THE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIVISION OF THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE SOCIAL, RACIAL AND CULTURAL IMPACT STATEMENTS FOR PENDING LEGISLATION.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. Section 9-4A-10 NMSA 1978 (being Laws 2004, Chapter 25, Section 10) is amended to read:
"9-4A-10. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIVISION--DUTIES.--
A. The administrative services division shall provide administrative services to the department, including:
[A.] (1) keeping all official records of the department;
[B.] (2) providing clerical services in the areas of personnel and budget preparation; [and
C.] (3) providing clerical, [record-keeping] recordkeeping and administrative support to agencies administratively attached to the department, at their request; and
(4) providing social, racial and cultural impact statements to the legislature on all pending legislation through collaboration with all state agencies.
B. As used in this section, "social, racial and cultural impact statements" means statements that contain facts and information on how a piece of legislation may affect the social, racial and cultural needs of a community."
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