2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 32A-14-2 — Definitions.

32A-14-2. Definitions.

As used in the Missing Child Reporting Act [ 32A-14-1 NMSA 1978]:   

A.     "law enforcement agency" means any law enforcement agency of the state or any political subdivision of the state, including the New Mexico state police and any municipal or county police or sheriff department;   

B.     "missing child" means an individual who is less than eighteen years old who is reported to any law enforcement agency as abducted, lost or a runaway; and   

C.     "state registrar" means the employee so designated by the health services division of the health and environment department [department of health] pursuant to the Vital Statistics Act [ 24-14-1 NMSA 1978].   

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