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Statutes > New-mexico > Chapter-12 > Article-2 > Section-12-2-3

12-2-3. Officer defined for certain statutes.

In all statutes which:   

A.     use the general term or terms "public officer," "public officials," "officer" or any similar term signifying the same class of persons; and   

B.     do not specifically define the term to include those excluded by this section; and   

C.     which limit, prohibit or penalize the ability, privilege or right of persons of that class to deal with the state, or any of its agencies or political subdivision [subdivisions], other than an agency or subdivision under the executive control or supervision of that person or a board or commission of which that person is a member, the term or terms shall be construed to mean a salaried public official who receives an annual, monthly or daily salary, or is compensated for his services in the form of fees. The term or terms shall not be construed to mean officers or officials who receive per diem expense and mileage only.