2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 30-1-9.2 — Criminal sexual penetration; tolling of statute of limitations.

30-1-9.2. Criminal sexual penetration; tolling of statute of limitations.

A.     When DNA evidence is available and a suspect has not been identified, the applicable time period for commencing a prosecution pursuant to Section 30-1-8 NMSA 1978 shall not commence to run for an alleged violation of Section 30-9-11 NMSA 1978 until a DNA profile is matched with a suspect.   

B.     As used in this section, "DNA" means deoxyribonucleic acid."   

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