2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 30-3-16 — Aggravated battery against a household member.

30-3-16. Aggravated battery against a household member.

A.     Aggravated battery against a household member consists of the unlawful touching or application of force to the person of a household member with intent to injure that person or another.   

B.     Whoever commits aggravated battery against a household member by inflicting an injury to that person that is not likely to cause death or great bodily harm, but that does cause painful temporary disfigurement or temporary loss or impairment of the functions of any member or organ of the body, is guilty of a misdemeanor.   

C.     Whoever commits aggravated battery against a household member by inflicting great bodily harm or doing so with a deadly weapon or doing so in any manner whereby great bodily harm or death can be inflicted, is guilty of a third degree felony.   

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