2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 3 - Municipalities
Section 24 Electric Utility
Section 3-24-5 Electric utility; eminent domain power.

NM Stat § 3-24-5 (2015) What's This?

3-24-5. Electric utility; eminent domain power.

Any municipality owning, operating or proposing to construct an electric utility has the power of eminent domain for the purpose of acquiring property for the use of the electric utility according to the procedure for condemnation as provided by the Eminent Domain Code [42A-1-1 to 42A-1-33 NMSA 1978].

History: 1953 Comp., 14-23-5, enacted by Laws 1965, ch. 300; 1969, ch. 251, 4; 1981, ch. 125, 37.

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