Allowing the Legislature to Establish Increased Qualifications and Continuing Education for Commissioners on the Public Regulation Commission

New Mexico Ballot Measure - Constitutional Amendment 2

Election: Nov. 6, 2012 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Yes: 542927  (80.89%) Argument For
No: 128238  (19.11%) Argument Against

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Summary

Constitutional Amendment 2 proposes to amend Article 11, Section 1 of the Constitution of New Mexico to require the Legislature to establish, in statute, increased qualifications and continuing education requirements for individuals running for and serving as a commissioner of the Public Regulation Commission ("PRC"). The newly established requirements would apply to commissioners elected at the 2014 general election, and all subsequent elections, and to any commissioner appointed to fill a vacancy after July 1, 2013.

Measure Text

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 2
Proposing an amendment to Article 11, Section 1 of the Constitution of New Mexico to increase the qualifications for public regulation commissioners.

ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL 2
Propone una enmienda al Artículo 11, Sección 1 de la Constitución de Nuevo Mexico para aumentar las calificaciones para los comisionados de regulación pública.

FOR / (A FAVOR)
AGAINST / (EN CONTRA)