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Subject Guide to Government Resources for New Mexico

This guide includes links to reputable state, federal, and other government related websites with reliable New Mexico information.

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A

Administrative Code
 
Adoption
New Mexico Statutes 32A-5 1-45
 
Adoption – Native American
NM Statutes 32A-5-4 Application of the federal Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.
32A-5-5 Indian child placement preferences.
 
Advance Health Care Directive - see Wills
 
 
US Department of Agriculture Vegscape a vegetation condition explorer
US Department of Agriculture Cropscape a cropland data map
US Department of Agriculture New Mexico Soil Surveys
 
Agricultural leasing (state lands)
NMS Land Office


Air Quality
New Mexico Environment Department Air Quality Bureau
 
Ayudar
 
B
Bankruptcy
Consumer Debt Workshops
(State Bar of New Mexico)
 
Behavioral health
New Mexico Behavioral Health Collaborative


Billy the Kid
Billy the Kid website - New Mexcio Department of Tourism

Birth Certificates
Vital Records - Birth Certificates
 
Blue Book
NM Secretary of State

(All NM depository libraries receive the Blue Book)
 
 
Brands (cattle)
New Mexico Brand Search
Check your local library for a copy of the New Mexico Brand Book

Brands (business) - see Trademarks

Broadband
NM Broadband map
 
Building codes
New Mexico & International

International building code 2006. State Documents Call # R 721.21:B 93/2006
 
Business
Taxation and Revenue


Gross Receipt Tax - Taxation and Revenue

Starting a business
Starting a Business (NewMexico.Gov)
Register Your Business (NM Taxation and Revenue)

Financing/ Loans
 
Consulting
SCORE
Small Business Development Centers in New Mexico (SBA.Gov)

Doing Business With the State of New Mexico- see Contracts
 
Burials
New Mexico Department of Health
Office of General Counsel
1190 St. Francis Dr.
Harold Runnels Bldg.
Santa Fe, N.M. 87502
(505) 827-2997
 
Pre-need Funeral Statutes:
Life and Health Division
Department of Insurance
(505) 827-4595
   
Permits:
 NMSA 24-14-23. Permits; authorization for final disposition.
B. A burial-transit permit shall be issued by the state registrar or a local registrar for those bodies which are to be transported out of the state for final disposition or when final disposition is being made by a person other than a funeral service practitioner or direct disposer.

NM Statute 30-12-14. Unlawful burial. (1963) 24-14-20. Death registration.
Death Certificate: Vital records
Funeral Home Regulations - Board of Funeral Services (New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department)
 
Burn Permits
New Mexico Environment Department -Open Burning
(by county)
C
RGIS the repository for New Mexico digital, geospatial data
Historical census information/collection at the New Mexico State Library
Census Information Online


Charities
AGO-Consumer protection: Charities
 
 
Child care
Children Youth & Families Department: NM Kids
Administration for Children and Families
(Federal)
 
 
 
Classic Cars

Consumer Complaints
AGO Consumer Protection
Better Business Bureau
NM
Health improvement
(NM Department of Health Improvement)
Insurance
(NM PRC)
Lawyers (NM Bar)
Utilites
(NM PRC)
PRC
(Public Regulation Commission)
RLD
(Regulation and Licensing)

Consumer information
NM Attorney Generals Office 
 
Contracts

- with the State of New Mexico
State Purchasing Division

State Purchasing Division- Pay Equity
Contracts Review Bureau -Selling services to the state
 
 
Constitution, State
New Mexico State Constitution
Corporations
Public Regulation Commision

Taxation and Revenue

Department of Workdforce Solutions (formerly Department of Labor)
WCA
(Workers Compensation Administration)
 
Catron County, New Mexico, County Clerk
Chaves County, New Mexico, County Clerk

Cibola County, New Mexico County Clerk

Colfax County, New Mexico County Clerk

Curry County, New Mexico County Clerk

Dona Ana County, New Mexico County Clerk

Eddy County, New Mexico County Clerk

Grant County, New Mexico County Clerk

 Harding County, New Mexico County Clerk   (575) 485-2600
Hidalgo County, New Mexico County Clerk

Lea County, New Mexico, County Clerk

Lincoln County, New Mexico County Clerk

Los Alamos County, New Mexico, County Clerk

Luna County, New Mexico, Clerk

McKinley County, New Mexico, County Clerk

Otero County, New Mexico, County Clerk

Quay County, New Mexico County Clerk

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico County Clerk

Roosevelt County, New Mexico County Clerk

San Miguel County, New Mexico County Clerk

Sandoval County, New Mexico, County Clerk

Santa Fe County, New Mexico County Clerk

San Juan County, New Mexico County Clerk

Sierra County, New Mexico County Clerk

Taos County, New Mexico County Clerk

Torrance County, New Mexico County Clerk

Valencia County, Clerk
 For a map of counties see maps

Courts
Federal
State
 

Crime Victims
Crime Victims Reparation Commission

New Mexico District Attorney Association

 
Criminal History
Criminal History Records
(DPS)
 
D
Day care
 
Digital Literacy/Computer Literacy
Digital Literacy

Divorce (stat. “dissolution of marriage”)
Divorce and Separation in New Mexico
Contested Divorce Forms
NM State Judiciary Self Representation
Website: Uncontested divorce
New Mexico Courts
NMSA
- ARTICLE 4 Dissolution of Marriage 40-4-1 to 20
CDC statistics - Divorce

Document certification
Notarization Notary Division
(SOS, New Mexico Secretary of State)
Apostille
(for foreign countries) (SOS)
 
Domestic Violence
 
New Mexico Statutes (see Statutes)
66-8-102 to 66-8-111 Criminal
66-7-506.1 DWI prevention and education program; organ donation.

 
 
E
Education
Licensing
 
Standards
 
Lesson Plans/Educational Materials
The Aging Brain - High School biology
Education Resources
- NM Museum of Natural History and Science
 
Elder Abuse
 
 
Emergency
 
 
NM PRC Renewable Energy in New Mexico (Geo Thermal)
NM PRC Renewable Energy in New Mexico (Biomass)
TOXMAP Environmental Health Maps
 
 
F
Family Law
NM State Judiciary Self Representation, Family Law Forms
 
 
Financial Literacy
My Money
-U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Money
- Federal Citizen Information Center
The Silver Purse
- Financial advice for women
Bureau of Public Debt
 
 
Fire
 
Fire management
 
Fire marshal
 
Fish & Game
 
 
Food, sale of

Food stamps
 
Foreclosure
 
Forestry
 
Foster care
 
Fraud
Insurance
(PRC)
Scams (AGO)

G
Game & Fish
NM Game and Fish


Gaming

Government, New Mexico
 
Government Spending
 
Government, Federal

Grandparents rights
Grants/Grant Writing
Economic Research Insitute (990s, executive profits)
 
Gray Water
Department of Health (Washingtion)
 
Grazing
Grazing Rangeland Protection Act
NMSA (see New Mexico Statutes)
19-7-28 Grazing and agricultural leases; reservation of mineral deposits, products and easements.
19-7-29 Grazing leases; rental rates; annual rental; appraisal of land.
19-7-30 Grazing or agricultural leases; maximum term; method of payment.
19-7-31 Power of commissioner to reject grazing lease application by a previous lessee when land is located within Taylor grazing allotment of another.
19-7-32 Open and unleased land within Taylor grazing allotment of another.
19-7-35 Cancellation or forfeiture of agricultural or grazing leases restricted; sale of leased land.
19-7-37 Assignment of grazing or agricultural lease or purchase contract as collateral; approval of commissioner; effect.
19-7-46 Satisfaction of debt for which assignment of grazing or agricultural lease or purchase contracts given as security; filing of release.
19-7-49 New grazing lease; time for filing application; prior lessee preferred.
19-7-51 Improvement on grazing or agricultural lease; restrictions.
 
 
Guardianship
Guardianship Form to petition (1st J. District Court)
 
Gun Laws
Hand Gun Laws U.S.

Concealed Carry (see NMSA) 21-19-1 to 14
Weapons and Explosives 30-7-1 to 30-7-22
DPS: Information Concerning the Carrying of Concealed Weapons
 
H
Hazardous Waste
Superfund
U.S. Department of Energy: Environmental Management
 
 
 
Federal
CDC (Federal Center for Disease Control) 

For Women- FDA

Weight loss/Nutrition
LEAN Works

Physical Activity for Everyone

Nutrition
Healthy Weight - it's not a diet, it's a lifestyle!
Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases

Food Guide Pyramid

ATSDR Toxic Substances Portal
Access the most important information about toxic substances and how they affect our health

Help (See Who can help)

 
Highways
NM Department of Transportation: Memorial Highways and Structures
NM DOT: Road Conditions
DOT: Road Conditions (links to all other states)
 
 
History
Chronicling America - NM Page digitized newspapers from 1881 to the 1950's
Moments in Time short videos
Portada de PARES El Portal de Archivos Españoles
New Mexico Humanities Council / Atlas of Historic Maps
Southeastern NM Historical Society - Near Loving's Bend
 
Homeowners Associations
NMAC-taxation of
3.2.108
 
Housing
 
Senior citizens
HUD
(US Department of Housing and Urban Development)

Subsidies

Loans
 
Homeless
New Mexican Coalition to End Homelessness

HUD
(US Department of Housing and Urban Development)
For shelters see Who Can Help

I

Identity Theft
AGO: Identity Theft Repair Kit
Federal Trade Commission: Identity Theft
 
Income taxes

Federal

IRS (Internal Revenue Service)
 
State
 
Insure New Mexico! -for kids
 
 
Motor vehicle
PRC - Auto Premium Comparison Guide
 
Licensing (agents & company)
 
Interstate Stream Commission
 
J
Jobs
 
 
State
State Personnel Office- Jobs
Middle-Skill Jobs


Training

Vocational Rehabilitation
 
Worker Eligibility
E-Verify
is an Internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.

E-Verify
La ley de los EE.UU. exige que las compañías sólo contraten a individuos que tengan derecho a trabajar legalmente en los EE.UU.
 
Judiciary (see Courts)
 
Juvenile Justice
NMSA (see Statutes)
Children’s Code32a-1-1 to 32a-23-8
 
Jury Duty
Juror Documents/Forms

Jury Orientation Video

Jury Instructions
- Judicial volumes 13. Uniform Jury Instructions - Civil.
14. Uniform Jury Instructions - Criminal.
 
K
Kids’ Pages
 
Environment
Nature Watch
Find a Species
(information on NM wildlife)
NOAA page for fun science stuff!
great for middle-school aged students

Health/ Science
NASA-Students
(games and research)
Kids Quest- CDC
Science Pirates
-great for middle-school aged students
NSF- Scrub Club

History
New Mexico Secretary of State Kids Corner
Tourism Department New Mexico Kids
America's Story
- Library of Congress
 

Agriculture
NM Department of Agriculture Kids Corner

Government
Kids.gov

FBI Kids Page

Language
Tex's French Grammer

The Spanish CALL Project

Spanish Proverbs and Sayings With Their English Equivalent
s
Mexican Sayings 

Talking to
Can we talk? New Mexico

Wired With Wisdom- Internet safety educational software



L

Labor, New Mexico Department of -see Workforce Solutions

Land, State
New Mexico Land Office

 
Laws
New Mexico State Supreme Court Library
(has legal forms)

(also see Statutes, Administrative Code)

 
Legal Aid
NM Legal Aid
 
Low-income/ Senior citizens
Lawyer Referral of the Elderly
(NM Bar)
Public & Legal Service
(NM Bar)
LawAccess NM


Legal Workshops

Legislation
NM Legislature
 
Libraries
 
 
Construction (plumbing, electrical, roofing, others)
 
Nurses

Bail Bondsmen are licensed through the Superintendent of Insurance and interested parties will need to contact that office

Livestock
Livestock Board


NM Fencing Laws
(see Statutes for full text)
77-16-1 Necessity for fence.
77-16-2 Definition.
77-16-3 Damages on fenced lands; right of action; lien on animals.
77-16-4 Barbed wire fence; specifications.
77-16-5 Applicability of act.
77-16-6 Board fence; specifications.
77-16-7 Pole and post fence; specifications.
77-16-8 Stone, adobe or woven wire fence; specifications.
77-16-9 Legal protection of fences against damage or destruction.
77-16-10 Injuring fence.
77-16-11 Injuries by animals; liability; minors.
77-16-12 Damages for injuries.
77-16-13 Opening private fence to use road prohibited.
77-16-14 Failure to close gate; liability for damages.
77-16-15 Penalty for leaving gate open.
77-16-16 Railroads; fencing of lines; damages for injury to livestock.
77-16-17 Requirements of railroad fence.
77-16-18 Report of killed or crippled livestock; inspection and removal.
 

Living Will - see Will
 
LLCs (Limited Liability Companies)
Domestic LLC Requirements
, Instruction, Forms:
Foreign LLC Requirements
, Instruction, Forms
 
Lodging Tax
(see Administrative Code)
 
Long-term Care
New Mexico Map of Counties (with census QuickFacts)

Historic Maps
New Mexico Humanities Council / Atlas of Historic Maps
 
Marriage
NMSA (see Statutes)
40-1-1 to 4-1-20 ARTICLE 1 Marriage in General
40-4-1 to 40-4-20 ARTICLE 4 Dissolution of Marriage
 
Medicaid 
Medical Assistance Divsion
(MAD)
 
Medicare
Medicare
(Federal site)
 
Mental Health Services
 
 
Missing Persons
 
Motor vehicles
New Mexico Motor Vehicles

Commercial Vehicles

Driver and Vehicle Information
(MVD)
Forms & Instructions – personal
CDL – commercial drivers license
Real ID Act

How
to get a New Mexico Driver's License
Driver's License Manual - English
La Licencia Para Conducier - Espanol
 
 
 
Newspapers
Chronicling America - NM Page
UNM Digital Collection - Newspapers Database
 
 
 
Nonprofits
Notaries
SOS Notary Division
 
NTTC
 
Nursing homes (See aging)
 
 
Permits
 
Statistics
 

Parks Federal
 
Partnerships
Partnerships
- SOS
Partnership Search -SOS (this site will be changing)
 
Payday loans and predatory lending
Payday Loans
- AGO

Per diem
(See NMAC 2.42.2, 2.42.3)
 
 
Petroleum/Regulation
 
Pipelines
Pipeline Safety Bureau
(PRC)
 
 
Predatory Lending (see payday loans)
 
 
Probate (See Wills and Probate)
 
 
Q

Quit Claim

47-1-44, "Conveyancing Forms NMSA
Quit Claim Deed- Form

R
Radiation
 
Ranching – see livestock
 
Real estate
 
Records
Birth certificate
Vital Records

 
Criminal
Court Case
Death certificate
Vital Records

 
Divorce (see courts)
Marriage (see county clerks)
Property – (see county clerks)

Recovery and Reinvestment/ Economic Stimulus
Recovery and Reinvestment
 
Registration (automobile)
 
(see also Alternative energy
 
 
Relocation

Restaurants
Restaurant inspections - NM Env

Retirement
New Mexico Retirement Homes and Communities
  (Department of Tourism)
(see also Elder Issues)

Rivers (see also water)
 
 
State Fair
NM State Fair


State Parks see Parks, State

State Vendors- see Contracts
 
Statistics
Laser -Workforce Solutions Labor Market Information
 
 
 
 
(see income tax for PIT)
 
Teachers
Teach NM
 
 
Telecommunications
Telecommunications Bureau

 
 
 
Travel
Mileage chart
 -New Mexico

Transportation
  
Trucking
Motor Transport Division
– Dept. of Public Safety
Transportation Divison
– PRC

U

Unclaimed property
Taxation and Revenue - Unclaimed Property
 

Unemployment Benefits
Unemployment Claims

 
Unemployment Insurance Bureau - FAQ
 
Uniform Commercial Code
 
Utilities
PRC - Utility Division
 
V
 
Vendors, State- see Contracts

Veteran’s Services
Victim’s Rights
NMSA
Chapter 31 Criminal Procedure: Article 26 Victims of Crime: 31-26-4. Victims' Rights. (1999)
 
Voting
State NM Bureau of Elections
 
New Mexico Votes (non-profit)
 
W

Waste management
Solid Waste Bureau
 
Water
 
Drinking
 
Wells
Waters Database

Acequias
Groundwater
 
Quality
 
Statistics
 
Surface Waters (including watersheds)
 
WIC
 
Wildlife
Find a Species (information on NM wildlife)

Wills & probate
Bernillio Probate Court Judge’s Office

Book: Life Planning in New Mexico 4th ed. by Merri Rudd, Abogada Press 2004
Living Will- information and form
Form of Statutory Will 45-2A-17 (statutes)
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