2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 30-9-5 — Order for medical examination and treatment.

30-9-5. Order for medical examination and treatment.

In addition to its general sentencing authority, the court may order any defendant convicted of prostitution or patronizing prostitutes to be examined for venereal disease and shall sentence any diseased defendant to submit to medical treatment until he is discharged from treatment as noninfectious. If the defendant is without funds to pay for medical treatment, it shall be provided by the state department of public health [department of health].   

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