2014 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 12 - Miscellaneous Public Affairs Matters
Section 10B Intrastate Mutual Aid
Section 12-10B-8 Reimbursement; dispute resolution.
12-10B-8. Reimbursement; dispute resolution.
A. A requesting member jurisdiction shall reimburse, to the extent permitted by law, each member jurisdiction that responds to a request for aid and renders aid under the system, unless the responding member jurisdiction donates all or a portion of the cost of the aid to the requesting member jurisdiction.
B. A request for reimbursement shall be in accordance with procedures developed by the committee.
C. If a dispute regarding reimbursement arises between a member jurisdiction that requested aid under the system and a member jurisdiction that provided aid under the system, they shall make every effort to resolve the dispute within thirty days of written notice of the dispute given by the member jurisdiction raising the dispute to the other member jurisdiction. If the dispute is not resolved within ninety days from the date of the written notice, either member jurisdiction may:
(1) request the department of finance and administration to resolve the dispute; or
(2) if one of the disputing member jurisdictions is an Indian nation, tribe or pueblo, request arbitration pursuant to the commercial arbitration rules and mediation procedures of the American arbitration association.
History: Laws 2006, ch. 97, 8.
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