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.
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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