2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30 - Criminal Offenses
Article 1 - General Provisions
Section 30-1-7 - Degrees of felonies.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 30-1-7 (2017)

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.

History: 1953 Comp., 40A-1-7, enacted by Laws 1963, ch. 303, 1-7.

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