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1999 State Legislative Report - New Mexico

Contact: Edward J. Roibal (800-273-3381)

I CIVIL ACTIONS
SB 252 - Increases Jurisdictional Limits for Metropolitan Court and Magistrate Court from $5,000 to $10,000.

II ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

III. ESCROWS
HB 94 amends the Low Income Housing Fund to place Funds under the Land Title Trust Fund.

IV. INSURANCE / BUSINESS ISSUES
SB 572 - Insurance Fraud Assessment was amended to allow the Superintendent of Insurance to Determine the amount of assessment for title insurance insurers. SB 561 amends the Insurance Code concerning Continuing Education Hours to allow discretion for the Superintendent of insurance to set the required number of hours. V. STATUTORY LIENS
SB 366 Allows certain measures of relief concerning the filing of Nonconsensual Common Law Liens.

VI. TAXES

VII. PUBLIC ENTITIES
HM 24 - Make Public Regulation Commission Records Available on Their Web Site SJM 31 - Challenges the State of Minnesota that "Our Governor (Triathalon Athlete) can Beat Up Your Governor (Wrestler Jesse Ventura)".

VIII. REAL PROPERTY INTERESTS
SB 583 - Allows the creation of Single Member Limited Liability Companies. HJM 39 - Allows for the Return of Property taken for the Manhattan Project in Los Alamos back to original homesteaders.

IX. DEEDS AND SECURITY INTERESTS

X. RECORDING
SB 721 - Requires Final Approval of Plats of any subdivision by the planning authority of the municipality having jurisdiction for approval prior to the recording of the plat.


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