§ 73-10-1 [Cooperation with United States under reclamation laws;
§ 73-10-2 [Water users under community ditches; voting power unaffected.]
§ 73-10-3 [Petition for irrigation district; contents; bond; publication of petition and notice of presentation time.]
§ 73-10-4 [Publications to be in English and Spanish.]
§ 73-10-5 Boundaries set by petition; divisions; election call;
§ 73-10-6 Notice of election; qualified electors; general election laws applicable; mailing ballots; preparation and care of ballots
§ 73-10-7 Districts 25,000 acres or less; qualified electors
§ 73-10-8 [Canvass of votes; order declaring district organized;
§ 73-10-9 [First election of directors; biennial elections thereafter.]
§ 73-10-10 [Election of officers; oath; bonds of directors.]
§ 73-10-11 [Office of directors; notice of election; judges; time and place.]
§ 73-10-12 [Oaths of judges; opening and closing of polls; returns.]
§ 73-10-13 Absent voting permitted
§ 73-10-14 [Canvass of votes when all returns received; procedure;
§ 73-10-15 [Statement of results; certificates of election; vacancy in office of director.]
§ 73-10-16 [Board of directors; organization; powers and duties;
§ 73-10-17 [Regular and special meetings; records; right of entry on lands; right to acquire lands and property.]
§ 73-10-18 [Compensation of board members; president; interest in contracts prohibited; penalty.]
§ 73-10-19 [Property acquired by district; title; tax exemption;
§ 73-10-20 [Legal status of irrigation district; conveyances; court proceedings.]
§ 73-10-21 [Plan for construction; advertising for bids; contractors bonds.]
§ 73-10-22 [Rights-of-way over private property; eminent domain;
§ 73-10-23 [Joint works; union with districts of adjoining states;
§ 73-10-24 [Water supply inadequate; distribution on alternate days.]
§ 73-10-25 [Preservation of prior rights.]
§ 73-10-26 [Change of boundaries; effect; assent of secretary of the interior.]
§ 73-10-27 [Petition for inclusion of additional lands.]
§ 73-10-28 [Publication of notice of petition for including lands;
§ 73-10-29 [Hearing on petition for including lands.]
§ 73-10-30 [Payment of assessments as condition precedent to granting petition for including lands.]
§ 73-10-31 [Order granting or rejecting petition for including lands;
§ 73-10-32 [Filing of order and new plat when land is added; status of district; liability of lands.]
§ 73-10-33 [Petition for including land to be recorded in minutes of board; evidential value.]
§ 73-10-34 Authorization to sign petition or protest
§ 73-10-35 [Redivision of district after addition of lands; election of directors.]
§ 73-10-36 [Exclusion of lands; status of district unaffected.]
§ 73-10-37 [Petition to exclude lands; description of lands;
§ 73-10-38 [Notice of petition to exclude lands; publication;
§ 73-10-39 [Hearing on petition for excluding lands; objections.]
§ 73-10-40 [Order granting or denying petition for excluding land;
§ 73-10-41 [Petition for exclusion of land approved; filing order and new plat.]
§ 73-10-42 [Redivision of district after exclusion of lands; election of directors.]
§ 73-10-43 [Petition for dissolution of district; notice of election;
§ 73-10-44 [Canvass of votes on dissolution; certificate of election;
§ 73-10-45 [Succession of irrigation districts to rights and duties of water users’ associations.]
§ 73-10-46 [Irrigation district organized to cooperate with United
§ 73-10-47 [Employees’ pensions; group insurance; employers’ liability insurance.]
§ 73-10-48 Special water users’ associations; lease of allotments of irrigation district water; change of place and purpose of use of leased water rights; change of point of diversion of water rights; approval process
§ 73-10-49 Special water users’ association; certificate of organization
§ 73-10-50 Special water users’ association; organizational status;

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 73 > Article 10 - Irrigation Districts Cooperating With United States

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