2018 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 53 - Corporations
Article 18 - Business Corporations; Miscellaneous Provisions
Section 53-18-1 - Powers of commission [secretary of state].
The commission [secretary of state] has the power and authority reasonably necessary to enable it to administer the Business Corporation Act efficiently and to perform the duties therein imposed upon it.
History: 1953 Comp., § 51-31-1, enacted by Laws 1967, ch. 81, § 122.
Bracketed material. — The bracketed material was inserted by the compiler and is not part of the law.
Laws 2013, ch. 75, § 9 provided that as of July 1, 2013, the secretary of state, pursuant to N.M. const., Art. 11, § 19, shall assume responsibility for chartering corporations as provided by law, including the performance of the functions of the former corporations bureau of the public regulation commission, and that except for Subsection D of 53-5-8 NMSA 1978, references to the "public regulation commission", "state corporation commission" or "commission" shall be construed to be references to the secretary of state. See 8-4-7 NMSA 1978.
Compiler's notes. — This section is derived from Section 139 of the ABA Model Business Corporation Act.