2018 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30 - Criminal Offenses
Article 3 - Assault and Battery
Section 30-3-17 - Multiple convictions of battery or aggravated battery.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 30-3-17 (2018)
30-3-17. Multiple convictions of battery or aggravated battery.

A. Whoever commits three offenses of battery against a household member as provided in Section 30-3-15 NMSA 1978 or aggravated battery against a household member as provided in Subsection B of Section 30-3-16 NMSA 1978, or any combination thereof, when the household member is a spouse, a former spouse, a co-parent of a child or a person with whom the offender has had a continuing personal relationship is guilty of a fourth degree felony.

B. Whoever commits four or more offenses of battery against a household member as provided in Section 30-3-15 NMSA 1978 or aggravated battery against a household member as provided in Subsection B of Section 30-3-16 NMSA 1978, or any combination thereof, when the household member is a spouse, a former spouse, a co-parent of a child or a person with whom the offender has had a continuing personal relationship is guilty of a third degree felony.

C. For the purpose of determining the number of offenses committed, each offense must have been committed after conviction for the preceding offense.

History: Laws 2008, ch. 16, § 4.

ANNOTATIONS

Effective dates.Laws 2008, ch. 16, § 6 made this section effective July 1, 2008.

Applicability.Laws 2008, ch. 16, § 5 provided that the provisions of Laws 2008, ch. 16, § 4 apply to convictions obtained on or after July 1, 2008.

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