Educational Retirement Act

Educational Retirement Act and
NMERB Administrative Rules

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Educational Retirement Act

New Mexico State Statute Chapter 22, Article 11, is known as the Educational Retirement Act.  The current version can be read in its entirety on the website.


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2.82.1 NMAC – General Provisions (revised 05/24/2022) PDF
2.82.2 NMAC – Membership (revised 07/14/2020) PDF
2.82.3 NMAC – Member and
Administrative Unit Contributions (revised 11/12/2019)
2.82.4 NMAC – Service Credit (revised 07/14/2020) PDF
2.82.5 NMAC – Retirement Benefits (revised 07/26/2022) PDF
2.82.6 NMAC – Disability Benefits (revised 10/31/2017) PDF
2.82.7 NMAC – Annuitants and Disability Recipients (revised 07/14/2020) PDF
2.82.8 NMAC – Investment Policies and Practice (revised 03/14/2017) PDF
2.82.9 NMAC – Administrative Unit Reports and Remittances (revised 08/31/2016) PDF
2.82.10 NMAC – Retirement Reciprocity (revised 06/16/2015) PDF
2.82.11 NMAC – Administrative Appeals (revised 10/17/2017) PDF
2.82.12 NMAC – Qualified Excess Benefit Arrangement (revised 04/15/2002) PDF

The Educational Retirement Act (ERA) can also be found on the NM Compilation Commission website. Steps to read the ERA on their site are below:

  1. Find the Public Access Law link that is displayed across the top of the page
  2. Scroll down to Search Statutes and Court Rules
  3. You will be directed to a page with a search box
  4. In the search box, enter 22-11-1
  5. You will be directed to a list of statutes
  6. Find Chapter 22 – Public Schools

Managing the retirement assets of New Mexico Educators since 1957.

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