2019 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 28 - Human Rights
Article 2 - Criminal Offender Employment Act
Section 28-2-2 - Purpose of act.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 28-2-2 (2019)

The legislature finds that the public is best protected when criminal offenders or ex-convicts are given the opportunity to secure employment or to engage in a lawful trade, occupation or profession and that barriers to such employment should be removed to make rehabilitation feasible.

History: 1953 Comp., § 41-24-2, enacted by Laws 1974, ch. 78, § 2.


Law reviews. — For note, "Negligent Hiring and Retention - Availability of Action Limited By Foreseeability Requirement," see 10 N.M.L. Rev. 491 (1980).

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