2020 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 53 - Corporations
Article 19 - Limited Liability Companies
Section 53-19-7 - Formation.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 53-19-7 (2020)

One or more persons may form a limited liability company by filing articles of organization with the commission [secretary of state]. The person or persons forming the limited liability company need not be members of the limited liability company. One or more persons may own and operate the limited liability company. A single member limited liability company formed prior to July 1, 1999 is a lawful entity.

History: Laws 1993, ch. 280, § 7; 1999, ch. 132, § 1.


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

Laws 2013, ch. 75, § 9 provided that as of July 1, 2013, the secretary of state, pursuant to N.M. const., Art. 11, § 19, shall assume responsibility for chartering corporations as provided by law, including the performance of the functions of the former corporations bureau of the public regulation commission, and that except for Subsection D of 53-5-8 NMSA 1978, references to the "public regulation commission", "state corporation commission" or "commission" shall be construed to be references to the secretary of state. See 8-4-7 NMSA 1978.

The 1999 amendment, effective July 1, 1999, inserted "person or" in the second sentence and added the third and fourth sentences.

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