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Part Two The New Mexico Constitution and Commentary, Art.X County and Municipal Corporations

From: The New Mexico State Constitution

Charles E. Smith

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 July 2021

The legislature shall at its first session classify the counties and fix salaries for all county officers, which shall also apply to those elected at the first election under this constitution. And no county officer shall receive to his own any fees or emoluments other than the annual salary provided by law, and all fees earned by any officer shall be by him collected and paid into the treasury of the county. Prior to the adoption of the constitution, the officers of the counties of the territory were compensated for their services on a fee basis. This section...
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