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The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) regulates the utilities, telecommunications, and motor carrier industries to ensure fair and reasonable rates, and to assure reasonable and adequate services to the public as provided by law.

The NMPRC promotes public safety through the offices of State Fire Marshal, the Firefighter Training Academy, Pipeline Safety Bureau and Transportation Division.



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Please note that Comments on any proposed rule shall be filed with the Commission's Records Division at the following address:
NMPRC Records Management Bureau
1120 Paseo de Peralta
P.O. Box 1269
Santa Fe, NM 87504

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For all rulemaking proceedings, the “Rulemaking Record,” as defined by the New Mexico State Rules Act, is made up of various documents, pleadings, comments, and other information that is readily available through this website.  To view the Rulemaking Record for any of the rulemakings listed below, access the Commission’s “Edocket” using the link and guest login information above.  Once you are logged in to Edocket, click on the “Documents Search” link on the left side of the screen, under the “Search” heading.  On the next screen, enter the case number of the rulemaking in the “Case #” field and click the “Go” button at the bottom of the screen.  The next screen will show you all of the documents filed in the rulemaking proceeding – i.e., the Rulemaking Record.  If you click on the case number on this screen, you will be taken to another screen which includes various tabs with information about the proceeding, including a “Case Doc Folders” tab that presents the Rulemaking Record documents arranged chronologically and organized by subcategories of document.

PRC Rulemaking laws:

For all its rulemakings the Commission follows the provisions of the Public Regulation Commission Act, NMSA 1978, § 8-8-15 (Commission rules; procedures for adoption). This statute contains requirements for public notice content, pre-hearing notice timing, and notice publication methods, among other requirements. Here is a link to the statute. In addition, the Commission follows the State Records Administrator's rulemaking Rules, 1.24.10 (about the New Mexico Administrative Code) (NMAC 2017) and 1.24.15 (about the New Mexico Register) (NMAC 2017). Here is a link to those Rules. In addition to these laws, the Commission also follows:

  1. For Public Utility Act rulemakings, the Commission follows the Rulemaking Procedures Rule 17.1.120 NMAC (2010). This rule sets out the requirements of pre-action notice publication timing and notice content, and provides other specific requirements of procedure. Here is a link to that rule.
  2. For State Fire Marshal rulemakings for safe vehicular transportation, storage, handling, and use of flammable and combustible liquids, the Commission follows the notice mailing and hearing provisions of NMSA 1978, § 59A-52-17 (which refers to NMSA 1978, § 59A-52-16). Here is a link to those statutes.
  3. For Transportation Division rulemakings, the Commission follows the notice publication, notice timing, and other provisions contained in NMSA 1978, § 65-2A-6 (A) and (B) (Notice) of the Motor Carrier Act. Here is a link to that statute.
  4. Finally, for all rulemakings that are not controlled by other procedural laws of the Commission, the PRC will follow the New Mexico Attorney General's proposed rule 1.24.15 (Default Procedural Rule for Rulemaking) (NMAC 2018). Here is a link to that rule. That proposed rule is scheduled to become effective in early 2018.

 

Case # 19-00106-UT
UTILITY

IN THE MATTER OF APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 BROADBAND PROGRAM SUPPORT FROM THE STATE RURAL UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND, AS PER 17.11.10.31 NMAC

Case # 18-00323-FM
FIRE MARSHAL

IN THE MATTER OF AMENDING CERTAIN RULES PERTAINING TO THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL INCLUDING REPEALING AND REPLACING THE 2003 INTERNATIONAL CODE WITH THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE

Case #17-00186-UT
UTILITY

In the Matter of the Petition of CenturyLink QC to Implement Senate Bill 53 and to Adopt Emergency Rules


The Commission will accept public comment on proposed rules up until a date set in the Procedural Notice for each rulemaking. Please check the specific rulemaking docket for further information.

New Mexico Interconnection Manual is to be used in conjunction with New Mexico-PRC Rule 17.9.568 NMAC, Interconnection of Generating Facilities with a Rated Capacity up to and Including 10MW Connecting to a Utility System

 

New Mexico Administrative Code                                     New Mexico Statutes Annotated

CASE NOTICES

Case No. 19-00018-UT - Case No. 19-00195-UT

UTILITY

PROCEEDINGS REGARDING PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF NEW MEXICO’S APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL OF ABANDONMENT OF SAN JUAN GENERATING STATION UNITS, SECURITIZATION, AND REPLACEMENT RESOURCES

For further information see Procedural Orders and Notices issued concurrently in Case Nos. 19-00018-UT and 19-000195-UT on July 25, 2019
Case #18-00295-UT
UTILITY

IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF CENTURYLINK QC REGARDING EFFECTIVE COMPETITION FOR RETAIL RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

Please take note that the date of the public hearing in this case has changed: The new hearing date is September 25, 2019, commencing at 9:00 a.m. MDT, and will continue as necessary through September 27, 2019, at the Commission's offices in the P.E.R.A. Building, 1120 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Ground Floor Hearing Room, for purposes of hearing and receiving testimony, exhibits, arguments and any other material issues and matters relevant to this proceeding.
Transportation Project Advisory Committee
TRANSPORTATION

Meeting of the Transprotation Project Advisory Committee for the Transportation Policy Board to be held on Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 at 1:30 am at the office of the El Paso Metropolitan Planning Organization. (211 N. Florence, Boardroom Suite 103, El Paso, TX 79901)

 

  Posted TPAC agenda

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Make sure that the company is under the regulatory authority of the NMPRC.

 

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If the issue regards rates, please review Find Your Utility to view NMPRC approved tariffs.

We strongly suggest that consumers first discuss the issue with the company to come to a resolution.

If the situation cannot be resolved, then we will mediate on your behalf with the company to provide assistance.

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BEGINNING NOVEMBER 1, 2014, ANY CHECKS RECEIVED BY THE PRC MAY BE CONVERTED TO AN ACH DEBIT.

 

In accordance with guidance provided by the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) is required to provide all PRC customers a 30 day notification regarding check payment received by the department.

 

When you provide a check as payment to the PRC, you authorize the State of New Mexico to either use information from your check to make a one-time electronic funds transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction.

 


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The Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) is no longer located at the PERA Building at 1120 Paseo De Peralta. Their new address is 33 Plaza La Prensa, Santa Fe, NM 87507.


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