2019 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 12 - Miscellaneous Public Affairs Matters
Article 3 - State Seal, Song and Symbols
Section 12-3-16 - Duties.
The statuary hall commission shall:
A. meet at the call of the governor but shall meet no fewer than four times per year;
B. determine the process necessary for New Mexico to have a second statue placed in the national statuary hall;
C. develop procedures for the funding of the second statue and raise funds to commission the design, creation and transport of a statue to be placed in the national statuary hall through the creation of a foundation for the acceptance of gifts, donations, bequests and proceeds from appropriate fundraising events in accordance with the provisions of the act of July 2, 1864 (40 U.S.C. 187); and
D. commission the design and creation of a statue of the illustrious San Juan pueblo Indian strategist and warrior Pope, who was renowned, respected and revered by the Native Americans of New Mexico as the leader of the pueblo revolt of 1680 and who would be the second Native American to be honored with placement of a statue in the national statuary hall.
History: Laws 1997, ch. 177, § 2.ANNOTATIONS
Emergency clauses. — Laws 1997, ch. 177 § 4 contained an emergency clause and was approved April 10, 1997.