2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 29: Law Enforcement
Article 11A: Sex Offender Registration and Notification, 29-11A-1 through 29-11A-10
Section 29-11A-9: State preemption; saving clause.


NM Stat § 29-11A-9 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?

29-11A-9. State preemption; saving clause.

A. The state preempts the field of sex offender registration and notification. Cities, counties, home rule municipalities and other political subdivisions of the state are prohibited from adopting or continuing in effect any ordinance, rule, regulation, resolution or statute on sex offender registration and notification.

B. After January 18, 2005, cities, counties, home rule municipalities and other political subdivisions of the state are prohibited from adopting or amending an ordinance, rule, regulation or resolution on sex offender registration and notification. An ordinance in effect on January 18, 2005 shall continue in force and effect until repealed; provided that the ordinance shall only continue in force and effect with regard to sex offenders who are required to register pursuant to the provisions of the ordinance, but who are not required to register pursuant to the provisions of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. All other sex offenders shall register pursuant to the provisions of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

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