2018 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30 - Criminal Offenses
Article 3 - Assault and Battery
Section 30-3-8.1 - Seizure and forfeiture of motor vehicle; procedure.
A. A motor vehicle shall be subject to seizure and forfeiture when the vehicle is used or intended for use in the commission of the offense of shooting at or from a motor vehicle pursuant to Subsection B of Section 30-3-8 NMSA 1978.
B. The provisions of the Forfeiture Act [Chapter 31, Article 27 NMSA 1978] apply to the seizure, forfeiture and disposal of a motor vehicle subject to forfeiture pursuant to Subsection A of this section.
History: Laws 1993, ch. 78, § 2; 2002, ch. 4, § 11.
The 2002 amendment, effective July 1, 2002, deleted former Subsections B through F, which contained standards and procedures for the forfeiture of motor vehicles used or intended for use in the commission of the offense of shooting at or from a motor vehicle pursuant to Subsection B of Section 30-3-8 NMSA 1978; and added present Subsection B.
Am. Jur. 2d, A.L.R. and C.J.S. references. — Who is exempt from forfeiture of conveyances under "innocent owner" provision of 21 USC § 881(a)(4), 112 A.L.R. Fed. 589.