2019 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 12 - Miscellaneous Public Affairs Matters
Article 5 - Public Holidays
Section 12-5-5 - [Onate Day.]

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 12-5-5 (2019)

The governor shall designate for the benefit of the state of New Mexico in connection with an annual celebration held in the Espanola valley each year during the month of July, a day during said month to be known as Onate Day.

History: 1941 Comp., § 59-108, enacted by Laws 1949, ch. 85, § 2; 1953 Comp., § 56-1-5.


Bracketed material. — The bracketed material was inserted by the compiler and is not part of the law.

Compiler's notes. — Laws 1949, ch. 85, § 1, was a preamble which stated that the heritage of the state of New Mexico benefited greatly from the Spanish Conquistadores and that it was proper to honor Juan de Onate, one of the conquistadores.

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