AREA 7. Section 58-15-9 NMSA 1978 (being Laws 1955, Chapter 128, Section 9, as amended) is amended to learn:
“58-15-9. STUDY OF LICENSEE’S BOOKS AND RECORDS–WITNESSES.–
A. The director or the director’s authorized representative shall make an examination of the place of business of each licensee and the loans, transactions, books, papers and records of the licensee insofar as they pertain to the business licensed under the New Mexico Small Loan Act of 1955 as the director may deem necessary at least once each year. The licensee shall spend into the manager for such examination that is annual cost of 200 dollars ($200).
B. The director shall mail to the licensee a copy of the report of the examination, together with any comments, exceptions, objections or criticisms of the director concerning the conduct of the licensee and the operation of the licensed office inside a reasonable time after the completion of a study of a licensed workplace.
C. The director or the director’s authorized representative may at any time investigate the business and examine the books, accounts, papers and records used therein, including income tax returns or other reports filed in the office of the director of the revenue processing division of the taxation and revenue department of for the purpose of discovering violations of the New Mexico Small Loan Act of 1955 or of securing information lawfully required under that act