2014 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 12 - Miscellaneous Public Affairs Matters
Section 10B Intrastate Mutual Aid
Section 12-10B-4 Intrastate mutual aid system; initial participation; withdrawal.

NM Stat § 12-10B-4 (2014) What's This?
12-10B-4. Intrastate mutual aid system; initial participation; withdrawal.
A. The "intrastate mutual aid system" is created. The system, pursuant to the Intrastate Mutual Aid Act, is composed of and may be described as:
(1) member jurisdictions and action taken by a member jurisdiction;
(2) the committee and action taken by the committee;
(3) guidelines and procedures;
(4) action taken with respect to requesting aid for an emergency or disaster; and
(5) action taken with respect to responding to a request for aid for an emergency or disaster.
B. The state and, except as provided in Subsection D of this section, every political subdivision of the state is part of the system.
C. An Indian nation, tribe or pueblo located within the boundaries of the state may become a member jurisdiction upon:
(1) adoption by the tribal government of a resolution declaring the tribe's desire to be a member jurisdiction and to comply with the provisions of the Intrastate Mutual Aid Act and the guidelines and procedures adopted by the committee; and
(2) receipt by the emergency planning and coordination bureau of the department of public safety of a copy of the resolution.
D. A member jurisdiction other than the state may elect not to participate in or to withdraw from the system upon:
(1) adopting a resolution or ordinance declaring that the member jurisdiction elects not to participate in or to withdraw from the system; and
(2) receipt by the emergency planning and coordination bureau of the department of public safety of a copy of the resolution or ordinance.
E. This section does not preclude a member jurisdiction from entering into any other agreement with another political subdivision or Indian nation, tribe or pueblo, to the extent provided by law, and does not affect any other agreement to which a political subdivision is a party or may become a party.
History: Laws 2006, ch. 97, 4.

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