2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 50 - Employment Law
Article 4 - Labor Conditions; Payment of Wages
Section 50-4-30 - Daily maximum hours of employment; exceptions.
50-4-30. Daily maximum hours of employment; exceptions.
A. No employee other than a fireman, law enforcement officer or farm or ranch hand whose duties require them to work longer hours, or employees primarily in a stand-by position, shall be required to work for any employer within the state more than sixteen hours in any one day of twenty-four hours except in emergency situations.
B. Any person violating any of the provisions of this act [section] shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
History: 1953 Comp., 59-3-27, enacted by Laws 1971, ch. 169, 1.