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While we strive to be as accurate and complete as possible, our researchers are not attorneys, and state laws are often full of nuances and gaps. Legal challenges in some states have resulted in different registration requirements based on the year of conviction or first registration. Users must accept all risks associated with actions taken based on this information. Please help us improve by reporting any errors or omissions via our form at https://narsol.org/wiki-response/

New Mexico Laws Regarding Registration

* All statutes are linked from the same search page.

  • OPEN IN A NEW WINDOW for the link: http://public.nmcompcomm.us/nmnxtadmin/NMPublic.aspx
  • Select “Desktop” or “Smartphone/Tablet” then click “OK”
  • In the search field, copy or type the statute number provided. (Leave off any ending letters. Use 29-11A-4, not 29-11A-4 L)
    • All related statutes will appear as links.
    • To do another, click on the “Search Form” tab.

IMPORTANT: Due to past litigation, some registrants have different requirements in certain areas. This is too convoluted to put in our wiki at the moment. What you see here is the CURRENT laws.

Who must register?

What information must registrants provide?

How frequently must they register? And for how long?

90 days/6 months 29-11A-4 L*
10 years/life 29-11A-4 L*
http://public.nmcompcomm.us/nmnxtadmin/NMPublic.aspx

Does the state categorize registrants by levels/tiers?

Response needed.

Does the state use risk assessments for registrants (other than supervised release)?

Response needed.

Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who?

Youthful offenders 29-11A-5.1 E*
http://public.nmcompcomm.us/nmnxtadmin/NMPublic.aspx

Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision?

Notification to schools 29-11A-5.1 D*
http://public.nmcompcomm.us/nmnxtadmin/NMPublic.aspx

Is there a process for removal from the registry? If so, who qualifies and what is the process?

No.

What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who is visiting the state?

Within 5 days if will be in state 14 or more days or total of 30 in a year 29-11A-4 D*
http://public.nmcompcomm.us/nmnxtadmin/NMPublic.aspx

What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school?

Within 5 days if will be in state 14 or more days or total of 30 in a year 29-11A-4 D*
http://public.nmcompcomm.us/nmnxtadmin/NMPublic.aspx

State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration

What sexual offenses can people be convicted of, and what are the ranges of sentences?

31-18-15 A.(2)(5)(6)(9)(10)(12) and E.(2)(5)( 6)(9)(10)(12)*
To see all of these, keep hitting “more” at bottom of page until 31-18-15 can be accessed.
http://public.nmcompcomm.us/nmnxtadmin/NMPublic.aspx

Does the state have lifetime supervision?

Yes 31-21-10.1 A. (2)*
To see these, keep hitting “more” at bottom of page until 31-21-10.1 can be accessed.
http://public.nmcompcomm.us/nmnxtadmin/NMPublic.aspx

Does the state have indeterminate sentencing?

No.

What are the state civil commitment laws?

None.

Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people?

Info for State Advocates

Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored?

Yes, after prison, parole, and probation 31-13-1*
http://public.nmcompcomm.us/nmnxtadmin/NMPublic.aspx

What does the state say about persons who are required to register?

How does the state’s legislative process work?

The legislative process in the New Mexico House of Representatives
https://www.nmlegis.gov/Entity/House/Documents/Birth%20of%20a%20Notion%20for%20Web.pdf
Legislative Advocacy in New Mexico
http://www.nmvoices.org/attachments/legislative_advocacy_11-09.pdf

How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues?

Search by keywords
https://www.nmlegis.gov/Search
Multiple topics to choose for searching
https://www.nmlegis.gov/Legislation/Bill_Finder

Best keywords are:

sex, sexual

How to sign up for notifications of bill movement:

Most important legislative committees for our issues are:

Contact info for state legislators can be found at:

Other Useful State Information

Contact information for state registry office

Must agree to terms and then choose contact to access
(505) 827-9297
dps.sorna@state.nm.us
http://sheriffalerts.com/cap_contact.php?office=55290

NARSOL state affiliate website or blog:

Liberty and Justice Coalition
http://libjusco.net/

Other helpful state advocacy groups:

Response needed.
Link needed.

Other registrant-friendly state support groups:

Response needed.
Link needed.

Other helpful information

http://www.sexoffenderresource.com/new-mexico/

* All statutes are linked from the same search page.

  • OPEN IN A NEW WINDOW for the link: http://public.nmcompcomm.us/nmnxtadmin/NMPublic.aspx
  • Select “Desktop” or “Smartphone/Tablet” then click “OK”
  • In the search field, copy or type the statute number provided. (Leave off any ending letters. Use 29-11A-4, not 29-11A-4 L)
    • All related statutes will appear as links.
    • To do another, click on the “Search Form” tab.
new_mexico.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/14 17:08 by zyin