2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 56: Commercial Instruments and Transactions
Article 3: Credit Bureaus, 56-3-1 through 56-3-8
Section 56-3-6: Report information; limitations.
56-3-6. Report information; limitations.
A. A credit bureau may report the following matters for no longer than the specified periods:
(1) bankruptcies of all types for not longer than fourteen years from the date of adjudication of the most recent bankruptcy;
(2) accounts placed for collection and accounts charged to profit and loss for not longer than seven years, or until the governing statute of limitations has expired, whichever is the longer period;
(3) suits and judgments for not longer than seven years from date of entry, or until the governing statute of limitations has expired, whichever is the longer period;
(4) paid tax liens for not longer than seven years and unpaid tax liens for any length of time;
(5) arrests and indictments pending trial, or convictions of crimes, for not longer than seven years from date of release or parole. Such items shall no longer be reported if at any time it is learned that after a conviction a full pardon has been granted, or after an arrest or indictment a conviction did not result; and
(6) any other data not otherwise specified in this section, for not longer than seven years.
B. A credit bureau shall delete as soon as practical any items of derogatory information whenever it is ascertained that the source of information can no longer verify the item in question from its records of original entry.
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