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State Records Center & Archives

The Commission of Public Records preserves, protects and facilitates access to public records.

Next Regular Meeting and Rulemaking - December 10, 2019

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Welcome to the State Records Center and Archives

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The NM Commission of Public Records preserves, protects, and facilitates access to public records that are held in trust for the people of New Mexico.

 

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In 1959 the Commission was charged with establishing the State Records Center and Archives.

 

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We are responsible for the administration of the Public Records Act and the State Rules Act, as well as portions of other statutes.  We ensure rules decreed by State agencies are published and accessible.

 

New Mexico Register

The official publication of all notices of Rulemaking and all Adopted Rules by the State of NM

In accordance with the State Rules Act, New Mexico state agencies must publish in the New Mexico Register all Notices of Rulemaking and all Adopted Rules that are filed with the Commission of Public Records – State Records Center and Archives. Agencies may publish other materials related to administrative law at their discretion.

 

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Search, Browse and explore the official site containing adopted rules.

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Records Management

Another priority for us is providing records management programs for State agencies.

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Records Center Bureau

The Records Center Bureau operates two records centers with locations in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. The purpose of these centers is to handle storage, withdrawals, and disposition of records. The Santa Fe Records Center also provides secure storage for back-up electronic media.

 

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