2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 66 - Motor Vehicles
Section 8 Crimes, Penalties and Procedure
Section 2 TRAFFIC OFFENSES
Section 66-8-137.4 Bilateral agreements; noncompact jurisdictions; authority.
66-8-137.4. Bilateral agreements; noncompact jurisdictions; authority.
A. In addition to the Nonresident Violator Compact, it is the intent of the legislature that bilateral agreements be made with noncompact states; in particular, with those neighboring states which provide much of the traffic on New Mexico's highways and have not yet joined with the compact states. The purpose of such bilateral agreement is to accomplish the same reciprocal services and procedures that are provided in the Nonresident Violator Compact. If, in the judgment of the secretary of taxation and revenue of New Mexico, a bilateral agreement is in the best interest of the citizens of New Mexico, is fair and equitable and provides comparable benefits, privileges and exemptions to each state, the secretary is authorized to pledge New Mexico to the bilateral agreement and is signatory for this state.
B. It is the intent of the legislature that bilateral agreements be made with Indian tribes and pueblos. The purpose of such bilateral agreements is to provide for the administrative adjudication of motor vehicle offenses committed by Indians on Indian land.
History: Laws 1981, ch. 360, 17; 1987, ch. 268, 33.
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