2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 20 - Military Affairs
Article 12 - Code of Military Justice
Section 20-12-23 - Contempt toward officials.

NM Stat § 20-12-23 (2016) What's This?

20-12-23. Contempt toward officials.

Any commissioned officer who uses contemptuous words against the president of the United States, the vice president of the United States, a member of congress, the United States secretary of defense, the secretary of a military department, the secretary of the United States department of transportation or the governor or legislature of any state, territory, commonwealth or possession in which he is on duty or present shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

History: 1978 Comp., 20-12-23, enacted by Laws 1989, ch. 337, 22.

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