As used in the Regional Spaceport District Act:

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes 5-16-3

  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.

A. “authority” means the spaceport authority created pursuant to the Spaceport Development Act [58-31-1 to 58-31-17 NMSA 1978];

B. “board” means the board of directors of a district;

C. “bond” means a revenue bond issued by the authority on behalf of a district; D. “combination” means two or more governmental units that exercise joint authority;

E. “district” means a regional spaceport district that is a political subdivision of the state created pursuant to the Regional Spaceport District Act;

F. “governmental unit” means the state, a county or a municipality of the state or an Indian nation, tribe or pueblo located within the boundaries of the state;

G. “project” means any land, building or other improvements acquired as part of a spaceport or associated with a spaceport or to aid commerce in connection with a spaceport and all real and personal property deemed necessary in connection with the spaceport;

H. “revenues” means municipal regional spaceport gross receipts tax revenues and county regional spaceport gross receipts tax revenues; and

I. “spaceport” means any facility in New Mexico at which space vehicles may be launched or landed, including all facilities and support infrastructure related to launch, landing or payload processing.