2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 22-14-25 — Definitions.
A. "blind person" means a person having not more than ten percent visual acuity in the better eye with correction. This means a person who has:
(1) not more than 20/200 central visual acuity in the better eye after correction; or
(2) an equally disabling loss of the visual field, i.e., a limitation in the fields of vision such that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than twenty degrees. Such blindness shall be certified by a duly licensed ophthalmologist, subject to approval of the New Mexico board of medical examiners;
B. "commission" means the commission for the blind;
C. "license" means a written instrument issued by the commission to a blind person pursuant to Sections 22-14-24 through 22-14-29 NMSA 1978, authorizing the blind person to operate a vending stand on state, federal or other property;
D. "state property" means any building or land owned, leased or occupied by any department or agency of the state or any instrumentality wholly owned by the state or by any county or municipality or by any other local governmental entity; and
E. "vending stand" means:
(1) such shelters, counters, shelving, display and wall cases, refrigerating apparatus and other appropriate auxiliary equipment as are necessary for the vending of such articles as may be approved by the commission, agency or person having control of the property on which the stand is to be located; and
(2) manual or coin-operated vending machines or similar devices for vending the articles mentioned in Paragraph (1) of this subsection.
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