Open Meetings Law 10-15-1 N.M.S.A. 1978 et seq.
May be closed: Discussions of issuance, suspension, renewal or revocation of a license; limited (individual) personnel matters; deliberations in administrative adjudicatory proceeding relating to individual legal rights; personally identifiable student information; collective bargaining strategy; discussions of single-source purchases of more than more than $2,500; discussions of threatened or pending litigation subject to attorney-client privilege; acquisition or disposal of real property or water rights; discussions of strategic and long-range business plans or trade secrets of public hospital boards; discussions of gaming control board made confidential by gaming control act.
Open Records Law 14-2-1 NMSA 1978 et seq.
Exempt: Physical or mental examinations and medical treatment; letters of reference concerning employment, licensing or permits; matters of opinion in personnel files or students' cumulative files; law enforcement records that reveal confidential sources, methods, information or individuals accused but not charged; idenity of applicant or nominee for president of institution of learning but names of at least five finalists must be released at least 21 days before selection is made.
New Mexico Foundation for Open Government
(505) 764-3750 / (888) 843-9121
"The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government is an educational and charitable organization with a single mission--to help the general public, students, educators, public officials, media and legal professionals understand, obtain and exercise their rights and responsibilities under the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records, Open Meetings and Arrest Record Information Acts, their rights under the federal Freedom of Information Act and their First Amendment rights."
State Bar of New Mexico
PO Box 92860
Albuquerque, NM 87199
Phone (505) 797-6000
Office of the Attorney General
408 Galisteo Street
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Phone (505) 490-4060
Fax (505) 490-4883
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