HOUSE BILL 39
49th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2009
INTRODUCED BY Paul C. Bandy
FOR THE LAND GRANT COMMITTEE
RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS; REQUIRING STATE AGENCIES TO INCLUDE LAND GRANTS IN THE PLANNING PROCESS FOR THE USE OF CERTAIN LANDS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
Section 1. STATE AGENCY LAND USE PLANNING--FORMER LAND GRANT LANDS.--A state agency that owns any interest in real property that is located within the boundaries of a land grant-merced shall include the board of trustees of that land grant-merced in the planning process for the use of the interest in real property if:
A. the location of the property is within the boundaries of the grant as shown in the United States patent to that land grant-merced; and
B. the land grant-merced is governed as a political subdivision of the state pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 49, Article 1 NMSA 1978 or statutes specific to the named land grant-merced.