2014 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 12 - Miscellaneous Public Affairs Matters
Section 13B New Mexico-Sonora Commission
Section 12-13B-3 New Mexico-Sonora commission created; members; administration.
12-13B-3. New Mexico-Sonora commission created; members; administration.
A. The "New Mexico-Sonora commission" is created and is administratively attached to the economic development department.
B. The members of the commission representing New Mexico shall be:
(1) the governor of New Mexico;
(2) the secretary of economic development;
(3) the secretary of tourism;
(4) other state officials as assigned by the governor; and
(5) no more than nine members of the public appointed by the governor of New Mexico.
C. The members of the commission representing Sonora shall be appointed or assigned according to regulations and procedures governing commissions in that state.
D. The economic development department shall provide administrative assistance to the commission as needed.
E. The economic development department shall keep a record of commission proceedings.
F. The co-chairs of the commission shall be the governors of New Mexico and Sonora.
G. Meetings of the commission shall be at the call of the co-chairs or pursuant to the request of a majority of the members of the commission.
H. Terms for public members of the commission appointed by the governor of New Mexico shall be for two years with reappointment to additional terms at the discretion of the governor.
I. A vacancy in a term of a commission member representing New Mexico shall be filled by appointment by the governor of New Mexico for the remainder of the term of the position vacated.
J. The public members of the commission appointed by the governor of New Mexico shall receive per diem and mileage pursuant to the Per Diem and Mileage Act [10-8-1 through 10-8-8 NMSA 1978] for performance of official duties required by the commission and shall receive no other compensation, perquisite or allowance.
History: Laws 2009, ch. 108, 3.
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