2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30: Criminal Offenses
Article 1: General Provisions, 30-1-1 through 30-1-15
Section 30-1-7: Degrees of felonies.

NM Stat § 30-1-7 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?

30-1-7. Degrees of felonies.

Felonies under the Criminal Code [30-1-1 NMSA 1978] are classified as follows:

A. capital felonies;

B. first degree felonies;

C. second degree felonies;

D. third degree felonies; and

E. fourth degree felonies.

A felony is a capital, first, second, third or fourth degree felony when it is so designated under the Criminal Code. A crime declared to be a felony, without specification of degree, is a felony of the fourth degree.

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