2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 60 - Business Licenses
Article 6E - Alcohol Server Education
Section 60-6E-2 - Purpose.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 60-6E-2 (2017)

60-6E-2. Purpose.

The purpose of Chapter 60, Article 6D [6E] NMSA 1978 is to:

A. enhance the professionalism of persons employed in the alcoholic beverage service industry;

B. establish a program for servers, licensees and their lessees that includes the study of:

(1) the effect alcohol has on the body and behavior, including the effect on a person's ability to operate a motor vehicle when intoxicated;

(2) state law concerning liquor licensure, liquor liability issues and driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor;

(3) methods of recognizing problem drinkers and techniques for intervening with problem drinkers;

(4) methods of identifying false drivers' licenses and other documents used as evidence of age and identity to prevent the sale of alcohol to minors; and

(5) prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome;

C. reduce the number of persons who drive while under the influence of intoxicating liquor and mitigate the physical and property damage caused by that behavior; and

D. reduce the frequency of alcohol-related birth defects.

History: 1978 Comp., 60-6D-12, enacted by Laws 1999, ch. 277, 3; recompiled as 1978 Comp., 60-6E-2.

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