SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 13
56th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2024
Ron Griggs and Pat Woods
A JOINT RESOLUTION
PROPOSING TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OF NEW MEXICO TO PROVIDE FOR VOTING REQUIREMENTS FOR POLICYMAKING AND ADVISORY BODIES CREATED BY STATUTE, AS PROVIDED BY LAW.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. It is proposed to amend the constitution of New Mexico by adding a new section to read:
"Whenever a nonlegislative or nonjudicial policymaking or advisory body created by statute considers a motion concerning a matter within its jurisdiction, a favorable vote of a majority, or of a greater percentage as provided by law, policy or rule, of the total number of the authorized voting members of the policymaking or advisory body shall be required to approve the motion."
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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