2019 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 50 - Employment Law
Article 4 - Labor Conditions; Payment of Wages
Section 50-4-27 - Authority of labor commissioner [director of the labor and industrial division] to promulgate rules; hearing on rules; notice; publication.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 50-4-27 (2019)

The state labor commissioner [director of the labor and industrial division] shall have the authority to promulgate and issue rules and regulations necessary to administer and accomplish the purposes of the Minimum Wage Act [50-4-19 to 50-4-30 NMSA 1978]. Such rules and regulations shall be adopted after notice and public hearing. A copy of the notice of hearing together with a copy of the proposed regulations shall be filed with the librarian of the supreme court library at least twenty days prior to the hearing. In addition, a copy of the notice of hearing shall be sent to all known interested persons. Any interested person shall have the right to appear and present evidence.

History: 1953 Comp., § 59-3-24.1, enacted by Laws 1967, ch. 188, § 5.


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

Compiler's notes. — Laws 1987, ch. 342, § 33 provided that all references in law to the "labor commissioner" shall be construed as references to the "director of the labor and industrial division of the department of labor".

Laws 2007, ch. 200 repealed the labor department. Section 9-26-15 NMSA 1978 provides that all statutory references to the "labor department or any divisions of the labor department shall be deemed to be references to the workforce solutions department."

Cross references. — For the State Rules Act, see Chapter 14, Article 4 NMSA 1978.

Am. Jur. 2d, A.L.R. and C.J.S. references. — 2 Am. Jur. 2d Administrative Law § 152 et seq.

73 C.J.S. Public Administrative Law and Procedure § 87 et seq.

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