2019 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 34 - Court Structure and Administration
Article 3 - Supreme Court Building
Section 34-3-3 - Supreme court building commission; duties.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 34-3-3 (2019)

The supreme court building commission has care, custody and control of the supreme court building and its grounds, along with all equipment, furniture and fixtures purchased or used by agencies of the judicial department housed in the building. With respect to this property, the commission shall:

A. provide for the preservation, repair, care, cleaning, heating and lighting; and

B. hire necessary employees for this purpose and fix their compensation and terms of employment, but no compensation shall be paid to any person who is paid compensation by any other agency of the state.

History: 1953 Comp., § 6-10-3, enacted by Laws 1967, ch. 214, § 3; 2018, ch. 39, § 9.


The 2018 amendment, effective July 1, 2018, made changes to conform with the transfer of authority over the supreme court building commission to the supreme court; in the introductory paragraph, after "department housed", deleted "therein" and added "in the building"; and at the beginning of Subsection B, deleted "subject to legislative appropriations".

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