2013 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 66 - Motor Vehicles
Article 5 - Licensing of Operators and Chauffeurs; Financial Responsibility; Uninsured Motorists' Insurance; Identification Cards
Part 1A - COMMERCIAL DRIVERS' LICENSES
Section 66-5-66 - Applicant record information; information exchange. (2005)
66-5-66. Applicant record information; information exchange. (2005)
A. Before issuing a commercial driver's license, the division shall obtain pertinent driving record information from each state where the applicant has been licensed, through a multistate database, or from each state.
B. The department shall have the authority to exchange commercial driver's license information as it deems necessary to carry out the provisions of the New Mexico Commercial Driver's License Act.
C. The department shall provide to the commercial driver's license information system information on a conviction, disqualification, change in applicant status, change in the state of record or any other information concerning a holder of a commercial driver's license within ten days of receipt of that information. The secretary may adopt regulations to administer the requirement set forth pursuant to this subsection.
D. In determining whether a violation of law has occurred for the purpose of issuance, administration or revocation of a commercial driver's license, the department shall use information received from the commercial driver's license information system in the same manner as information received from the state or any of its agencies, instrumentalities or political subdivisions.
History: Laws 1989, ch. 14, § 15; 2005, ch. 310, § 2; 2005, ch. 312, § 6.
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