2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 33-2-36 — Forfeiture of earned meritorious deductions.
33-2-36. Forfeiture of earned meritorious deductions.
A. Meritorious deductions earned by a prisoner may be forfeited in an amount up to ninety days for two or more misconduct violations. Meritorious deductions earned by a prisoner may be forfeited in an amount in excess of ninety days for a major conduct violation. Forfeitures of meritorious deductions of up to ninety days shall only proceed upon the recommendation of the classification supervisor and final approval by the warden or the warden's designee. Forfeitures of meritorious deductions in an amount in excess of ninety days shall only proceed upon the recommendation of the classification supervisor and the warden or the warden's designee and final approval of the director of the adult institutions division of the corrections department or the director's designee. The secretary of corrections may review and revise any decision regarding the forfeiture of meritorious deductions.
B. The provisions of this section also apply to the forfeiture of earned meritorious deductions for a prisoner confined in a:
(1) federal or out-of-state correctional facility; or
(2) correctional facility in New Mexico operated by a private company pursuant to a contract with the corrections department.
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