2018 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 12 - Miscellaneous Public Affairs Matters
Article 12 - Hazardous Materials Emergency Response
Section 12-12-26 - Accident review; report.
After any hazardous materials accident which required the presence of an emergency management team, including a local government team pursuant to a cooperative agreement, the board shall meet to review the performance of the team and to establish the probable cause of the accident. The board shall report its findings to the task force and the local government in whose jurisdiction the accident occurred; provided, however, the conclusions contained in the report shall not be admissible in evidence in any court proceeding to prove or disprove the negligence of any party found by the report to have contributed to the cause of the accident. The report shall be filed with the state corporation commission [public regulation commission] and the administrator.
History: 1978 Comp., § 74-4B-9, enacted by Laws 1983, ch. 80, § 9; 1984, ch. 41, § 8; recompiled as § 12-12-26 by Laws 2005, ch. 22, § 4.
Recompilations. — Laws 2005, ch. 22, § 4 recompiled 74-4B-9 NMSA 1978 as 12-12-26 NMSA 1978, effective July 1, 2005.
Bracketed material. — The bracketed material was inserted by the compiler and is not part of the law.
Laws 1998, ch. 108, § 80 provided that references to the state corporation commission be construed as references to the public regulation commission.