2020 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30 - Criminal Offenses
Article 3 - Assault and Battery
Section 30-3-8.1 - Seizure and forfeiture of motor vehicle; procedure.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 30-3-8.1 (2020)

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.

ANNOTATIONS

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.

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. New Mexico may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.