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Issues Other Agencies Handle

 

ISSUES THAT DO NOT FALL WITHIN THE STATUATORY AUTHORITY OF

THE OFFICE OF THE STATE AUDITOR

 

Fraudulent  Insurance and/or Licensing

 

 

State Licensing and Insurance related issues are handled by the Office of the Superintendent of Insurance for the State of New Mexico. 

 

Contact information:  1-855-427-5674

Web address:  http://www.osi.state.nm.us

 

 

Policy Issues

 

 

Public Record Requests

 

 

Policy related issues are handled by the Governing Body (Commission or Board) associated with the organization and/or by the Independent Public Accountant (IPA) that audits the organization. 

 

Public Record Requests are handled directly by the organization whose records are being requested.  If an organization is unresponsive to the request the Governing Body (Commission or Board) associated with the organization or the State Attorney General can provide additional guidance. 

 

Contact information:  505-476-2200

Web address:  http://www.governor.state.nm.us/boards.php

 

Contact information:  1-800-678-1508 

Web address:  http://www.nmag.gov/

 

 

Procurement Process Questions or Challenges

 

General questions regarding the State procurement process, including questions on how to contest the award of a procurement contract, are handled by the State Purchasing Office. 

 

Contact information:  (505) 827-0472

Web address:  http://www.generalservices.state.nm.us/spd/

 

Note: Allegations of suspected financial fraud, waste or abuse of public resources linked to a specific procurement action and potentially being of a criminal nature, should be reported to the Office of the State Auditor via the OSA fraud hotline.  This includes allegations of purposeful or systematic violation of the State Procurement Code for purposes of achieving personal advantage or gain and/or benefiting specific individual(s) or company(s) for the same purpose, including the approval or authorization for payment of false or inflated billings.

 

 

Product or Service Quality Concerns

 

Quality related issues are handled by the Governing Body (Commission or Board) associated with the organization.     

 

Contact information:  505-476-2200

Web address:  http://www.governor.state.nm.us/boards.php

 

 

Misuse of Confidential or Proprietary Information

 

Unauthorized release of propriety/confidential employee related information is handled by organizations HR Department, the Governing Body associated with the organization and/or the State Personnel Office for the State of New Mexico.

 

Contact information:  505-476-7759 

Web address:  http://www.spo.state.nm.us/

 

Unauthorized release of propriety/confidential vendor information is handled by the State Purchasing Office for the State of New Mexico.

 

Contact information:  505-827-0472 

Web address:  http://www.generalservices.state.nm.us/spd/index.html

 

Unauthorized release of propriety/confidential information belonging to the State of New Mexico is handled by the Office of the State Attorney General for the State of New Mexico.

 

Contact information:  1-800-678-1508 

Web address:  http://www.nmag.gov/

 

 

Whistleblowers Protection Act

 

Protects public employees who disclose improper conduct by state or local government agencies against retaliation.  Questions related to whistleblower protection are handled by the Office of the State Attorney General for the State of New Mexico.

 

Contact information:  1-800-678-1508 

Web address:  http://www.nmag.gov/

 

 

Public Safety

 

 

Safety concerns are handled by the New Mexico Department of Public Safety.

 

Contact information:  505-827-9000 

Web address:  http://www.dps.nm.org/

 

 

Security

 

 

Security concerns are handled by the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

 

Contact information:  505-476-9600

Web address:  http://www.nmdhsem.org/

 

 

Environmental Protection

 

Environmental concerns are handled by the New Mexico Environmental Department.

 

Contact information:  505-827-2855  

Web address:  http://www.nmenv.state.nm.us/

 

 

Wage and  Hour Issues

Unemployment Compensation

 

Wage and Hour issues, including violations of labor laws and unemployment compensation concerns, are handled by the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions.

 

Contact information:  505-841-2000 

Web address:  http://www.dws.state.nm.us/

 

 

Customer Relations

Open Meetings Act Violations

 

Open Meetings Act violations and Consumer related complaints are handled by the Office of the State Attorney General for the State of New Mexico

 

Open Meetings Act violations and Consumer related complaints are handled by the Office of the State Attorney General for the State of New Mexico

 

Contact information:  1-800-678-1508 

Web address:  http://www.nmag.gov/

 

 

Discrimination and/or Sexual Harassment

 

Discrimination issues are handled by the Department of Human Rights for the State of New Mexico or the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Contact information:  1-800-566-9471 

Web address:  http://www.dws.state.nm.us/dws-humanrights.html

 

Contact information:  1-800-669-4000 

Web address:  http://www.eeoc.gov/albuquerque/index.html

 

 

Employee Relations

 

 

Employee relations issues are handled by the Department of Human Rights for the State of New Mexico.

Contact information:  1-800-566-9471 

Web address:  http://www.dws.state.nm.us/dws-humanrights.html

 

 

Workplace Violence

Substance Abuse

 

Workplace violence issues are handled by the organization’s HR function in conjunction with local law enforcement.

 

Substance abuse issues are handled by the organization’s HR function

 

Contact information:  Depends on city/county where incident occurred.