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'''Disposition of State Lands'''
 
'''Disposition of State Lands'''
  
All lands belonging to the territory of New Mexico, and all lands granted, transferred or confirmed to the state by congress, and all lands hereafter acquired, are declared to be public lands of the state to be held or disposed of as may be provided by law for the purposes for which they have been or may be granted, donated or otherwise acquired; provided, that such of school Sections Two, Thirty-Two, Sixteen and Thirty-Six as are not contiguous to other state lands shall not be sold within the period of ten years next after the admission of New Mexico as a state for less than ten dollars [($10.00)] per acre.  
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All lands belonging to the territory of New Mexico, and all lands granted, transferred or confirmed to the state by congress, and all lands hereafter acquired, are declared to be public lands of the state to be held or disposed of as may be provided by law for the purposes for which they have been or may be granted, donated or otherwise acquired; provided, that such of school Sections Two, Thirty-Two, Sixteen and Thirty-Six as are not contiguous to other state lands shall not be sold within the period of ten years next after the admission of New Mexico as a state for less than ten dollars [($10.00)] per acre.<ref name="nm">[http://sos.state.nm.us/pdf/2007nmconst.pdf ''New Mexico SOS'', "New Mexico Constitution," accessed March 30, 2014]</ref>   
 
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'''Duties of Land Commissioner'''
 
'''Duties of Land Commissioner'''
  
The commissioner of public lands shall select, locate, classify and have the direction, control, care and disposition of all public lands, under the provisions of the acts of congress relating thereto and such regulations as may be provided by law.   
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The commissioner of public lands shall select, locate, classify and have the direction, control, care and disposition of all public lands, under the provisions of the acts of congress relating thereto and such regulations as may be provided by law.<ref name="nm"/>    
 
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C.    sale of a portion of a tract under sales contract, or under a contract entered into in substitution of such contract, if the right to purchase all other portions of the tract were assigned or relinquished on or before September 4, 1956 by the person holding the contract.   
 
C.    sale of a portion of a tract under sales contract, or under a contract entered into in substitution of such contract, if the right to purchase all other portions of the tract were assigned or relinquished on or before September 4, 1956 by the person holding the contract.   
  
The legislature may enact laws to carry out the purposes of this amendment.  
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''(As added November 3, 1964.) ''
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===Amendments===
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* Added on November 3, 1964.
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==See also==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://sos.state.nm.us/pdf/2007nmconst.pdf ''New Mexico SOS'', "New Mexico Constitution"]
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==Additional reading==
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*[http://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-new-mexico-state-constitution-9780199779154?cc=us&lang=en& Smith, Charles E. (2011). ''The New Mexico State Constitution'', New York, New York: Oxford University Press]
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Latest revision as of 12:00, 24 April 2014

New Mexico Constitution
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Preamble
Articles
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Article XIII of the New Mexico Constitution is entitled Public Lands and consists of three sections.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Disposition of State Lands

All lands belonging to the territory of New Mexico, and all lands granted, transferred or confirmed to the state by congress, and all lands hereafter acquired, are declared to be public lands of the state to be held or disposed of as may be provided by law for the purposes for which they have been or may be granted, donated or otherwise acquired; provided, that such of school Sections Two, Thirty-Two, Sixteen and Thirty-Six as are not contiguous to other state lands shall not be sold within the period of ten years next after the admission of New Mexico as a state for less than ten dollars [($10.00)] per acre.[1]

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

Duties of Land Commissioner

The commissioner of public lands shall select, locate, classify and have the direction, control, care and disposition of all public lands, under the provisions of the acts of congress relating thereto and such regulations as may be provided by law.[1]

Section 3

Text of Section 3:

Patents for Public Lands

The provisions of the Enabling Act (36 Stat. 557, 563) which prohibit the granting of a patent for a portion of a tract of public lands under sales contract because the full consideration for the entire tract is not or was not paid, are waived with respect to the following sales:

A. sale of a portion of a tract under sales contract, if the patent to that portion was issued on or before September 4, 1956;

B. sale of a portion of a tract under sales contract, if the right to purchase the portion is derived from an assignment made on or before September 4, 1956; or

C. sale of a portion of a tract under sales contract, or under a contract entered into in substitution of such contract, if the right to purchase all other portions of the tract were assigned or relinquished on or before September 4, 1956 by the person holding the contract.

The legislature may enact laws to carry out the purposes of this amendment.[1]

Amendments

  • Added on November 3, 1964.

See also

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