2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 50 - Employment Law
Article 4 - Labor Conditions; Payment of Wages
Section 50-4-22.1 - Temporary state preemption; saving clause.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 50-4-22.1 (2017)

50-4-22.1. Temporary state preemption; saving clause.

A. Except as provided in Subsection B of this section, cities, counties, home rule municipalities and other political subdivisions of the state shall not adopt or continue in effect any law or ordinance that would mandate a minimum wage rate higher than that set forth in the Minimum Wage Act [50-4-20 NMSA 1978]. The provisions of this subsection expire on January 1, 2010.

B. A local law or ordinance, whether advisory or self-executing, in effect on January 1, 2007 that provides for a higher minimum wage rate than that set forth in the Minimum Wage Act shall continue in full force and effect until repealed.

History: Laws 2007, ch. 47, 3.

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