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2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 28: Human Rights
Article 2: Criminal Offender Employment Act, 28-2-1 through 28-2-6
Section 28-2-2: Purpose of act.
NM Stat § 28-2-2 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?
28-2-2. Purpose of act.
The legislature finds that the public is best protected when criminal offenders or ex-convicts are given the opportunity to secure employment or to engage in a lawful trade, occupation or profession and that barriers to such employment should be removed to make rehabilitation feasible.
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