HOUSE GOVERNMENT, ELECTIONS AND INDIAN AFFAIRS
COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR
HOUSE BILL 512
56th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2023
RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY; REMOVING COUNTIES FROM THE DEFINITION OF A "LOCAL PUBLIC BODY" THAT NEEDS STATE BOARD OF FINANCE APPROVAL TO SELL PROPERTY PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 13, ARTICLE 6 NMSA 1978.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. Section 13-6-4 NMSA 1978 (being Laws 1979, Chapter 195, Section 5, as amended) is amended to read:
"13-6-4. DEFINITIONS.--As used in Chapter 13, Article 6 NMSA 1978:
A. "local public body" means all political subdivisions, except counties, municipalities and school districts, of the state and their agencies, instrumentalities and institutions;
B. "state agency" means the state of New Mexico or any of its branches, agencies, departments, boards, instrumentalities or institutions other than state educational institutions;
C. "state educational institutions" means those institutions designated by Article 12, Section 11 of the constitution of New Mexico; and
D. "school districts" means those political subdivisions of the state established for the administration of public schools, segregated geographically for taxation and bonding purposes and governed by the Public School Code."
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