2021 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 34 - Court Structure and Administration
Article 3A - Court of Appeals Building Commission
Section 34-3A-1 - Court of appeals building commission; creation; membership.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 34-3A-1 (2021)

A. The "court of appeals building commission" is created within the judicial branch. The court of appeals building commission shall be composed of the chief judge of the court of appeals; the chief clerk of the court of appeals; one member of the supreme court appointed by the chief justice of the supreme court; and two public members with architectural or engineering expertise appointed by the chief judge of the court of appeals.

B. Each member of the court of appeals building commission shall qualify by taking the oath prescribed by the constitution of New Mexico for state officers. An appointed member shall hold office until there is a change in the appointing authority and the member's successor is appointed. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment. Members shall receive reimbursement as provided in the Per Diem and Mileage Act [10-8-1 to 10-8-8 NMSA 1978] and shall receive no other compensation, perquisite or allowance. No member shall be interested, directly or indirectly, in any contract relating to the construction, equipment or maintenance of the court of appeals building, and any contract made in violation of this sentence is void.

History: Laws 2007, ch. 147, § 1.


Effective dates. — Laws 2007, ch. 147, contained no effective date provision, but, pursuant to N.M. Const., art. IV, § 23, was effective June 15, 2007, 90 days after the adjournment of the legislature.

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