2020 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 53 - Corporations
Article 5 - Corporate Reports
Section 53-5-5 - Corporate reports; affirmation; penalty.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 53-5-5 (2020)

A. All reports required to be filed with the commission [secretary of state] pursuant to the Corporate Reports Act shall contain the following affirmation: "Under penalties of perjury, I declare and affirm that I have examined this report, including the accompanying schedules and statements, and that all statements contained therein are true and correct."

B. Any person who makes and subscribes any report required under the Corporate Reports Act that contains a false statement, which statement is known to be false by such person, is guilty of perjury and upon conviction shall be punished as provided for in the perjury statutes of this state.

History: 1978 Comp., § 53-5-5, enacted by Laws 1979, ch. 181, § 2.

ANNOTATIONS

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.

Cross references. — For penalty for failure to file corporate reports, see 53-5-7 NMSA 1978.

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