2019 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 66 - Motor Vehicles
Article 6 - Fees
Section 66-6-5 - Bus registration fees.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 66-6-5 (2019)

All buses shall pay the registration fees provided in Section 66-6-4 NMSA 1978, except for school buses and buses operated by religious or nonprofit charitable organizations for the express purpose of the organization for which the annual registration fee is seven dollars ($7.00). In addition to other registration fees imposed by this section, beginning July 1, 1994, there is imposed at the time of registration an annual tire recycling fee of fifty cents ($.50) per wheel that is in contact with the ground on each vehicle subject to a registration fee pursuant to this section.

History: 1953 Comp., § 64-6-5, enacted by Laws 1978, ch. 35, § 340; 1987, ch. 347, § 20; 1994, ch. 117, § 21; 1994, ch. 126, § 21; 2003, ch. 270, § 4; 2003 (1st S.S.), ch. 3, § 15.

ANNOTATIONS

Cross references. — For the definition of "bus", see 66-1-4.2 NMSA 1978.

For registration fee for bus carrying agricultural employees, see 66-6-8 NMSA 1978.

The 2003 amendment, effective July 1, 2003, substituted "fifty cents ($.50)" for "twenty-five cents ($.25)" following "tire recycling fee of" near the end of the section.

The 2003 (1st S.S.) amendment, effective March 1, 2004, substituted "seven dollars ($7.00)" for "five dollars ($5.00)" at the end of the first sentence.

The 1994 amendment, effective March 8, 1994, added the second sentence.

Duplicate amendments. — Laws 1994, ch. 117, § 21 and Laws 1994, ch. 126, § 21 enacted identical amendments to 66-6-5 NMSA 1978, effective March 8, 1994. The section was set out as amended by Laws 1994, ch. 126, § 21. See 12-1-8 NMSA 1978.

Am. Jur. 2d, A.L.R. and C.J.S. references. — 7A Am. Jur. 2d Automobiles and Highway Traffic §§ 63 to 73.

60 C.J.S. Motor Vehicles §§ 136(1) to 145.

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