2019 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 28 - Human Rights
Article 23 - Fair Pay for Women
Section 28-23-1 - Short title.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 28-23-1 (2019)

This act [28-23-1 to 28-23-6 NMSA 1978] may be cited as the "Fair Pay for Women Act".

History: Laws 2013, ch. 12, § 1.


Effective dates. — Laws 2013, ch. 12 contained no effective date provision, but, pursuant to N.M. Const., art. IV, § 23, was effective June 14, 2013, 90 days after the adjournment of the legislature.

Fair Pay for Women Act inapplicable on federal enclave. — Congress has exclusive authority over federal enclaves, and therefore plaintiffs' claims were barred by the federal enclave doctrine, where plaintiffs, employees of Sandia corporation (Sandia labs) located on Kirtland air force base, brought state-law employment discrimination claims against Sandia labs, a federally funded research and development contractor operating under contract for the department of energy. Kennicott v. Sandia Corp., 314 F.Supp.3d 1142 (D.N.M. 2018)

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