2019 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 12 - Miscellaneous Public Affairs Matters
Article 5 - Public Holidays
Section 12-5-7 - Bataan Day.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 12-5-7 (2019)

In honor of the brave and patriotic New Mexicans composing the 200th and 515th Coast Artillery Regiments (anti-aircraft) who served in the Philippine Islands during World War Two, fighting insuperable odds and enduring every deprivation, and who, following surrender, entered upon a tragic "death march," the day of April 9 is designated "Bataan Day."

History: 1953 Comp., § 56-1-6.1, enacted by Laws 1971, ch. 63, § 1.

ANNOTATIONS

Compiler's notes. — Although this section was enacted as 56-1-6, 1953 Comp., by Laws 1971, ch. 63, § 1, the compiler classified it as 56-1-6.1, 1953 Comp., since Laws 1971, ch. 10, § 1 also enacted a section 56-1-6, 1953 Comp.

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