2014 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 12 - Miscellaneous Public Affairs Matters
Section 10D Emergency Communications Interoperability
Section 12-10D-2 Definitions.
As used in the Emergency Communications Interoperability Act:
A. "department" means the homeland security and emergency management department;
B. "first responder" means a public safety employee or volunteer whose duties include responding rapidly to an emergency, including but not limited to:
(1) a law enforcement officer;
(2) a firefighter or certified volunteer firefighter; and
(3) an emergency medical services provider;
C. "infrastructure equipment" means the underlying fixed equipment required to establish interoperable communications between radio systems used by local, state, tribal and federal agencies and first responders; and
D. "interoperability" means coordination of critical information communication systems or networks, including radio and emergency coordination information equipment, that are consistently operable with all relevant local, state, tribal and federal agencies and first responders.
History: Laws 2009, ch. 111, 2.
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