2020 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 12 - Miscellaneous Public Affairs Matters
Article 5 - Public Holidays
Section 12-5-13 - Hispanic culture day.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 12-5-13 (2020)

The second Tuesday of February of each odd-numbered year shall be known and celebrated as "Hispanic culture day" in recognition of the many contributions, sacrifices and accomplishments of Hispanic people from throughout the world who have built New Mexico into a beautiful and dynamic mosaic of cultural diversity. This day shall be observed with celebrations that honor all past, present and future Hispanic citizens and leaders in ways that enhance relationships among all the people of New Mexico.

History: Laws 2001, ch. 193, § 1; 2003, ch. 3, § 1.


The 2003 amendment, effective June 20, 2003, inserted "odd-numbered" preceding "year" near the beginning of the first sentence.

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