2020 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 45 - Uniform Probate Code
Article 5 - Protection of Persons Under Disability and Their Property
Section 45-5-109 - Voting rights.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 45-5-109 (2020)

The voting rights of a protected person shall not be abridged or restricted except pursuant to Article 7, Section 1 of the constitution of New Mexico.

History: 1978 Comp., § 45-5-109, enacted by Laws 2018, ch. 10, § 3.


Effective dates. — Laws 2018, ch. 10, § 17 made Laws 2018, ch. 10, § 3 effective July 1, 2018.

Applicability. — Laws 2018, ch. 10, § 16 provided that the provisions of Laws 2018, ch. 10, §§ 1 through 14 apply to:

A. a proceeding for appointment of a guardian or conservator or for a protective arrangement instead of guardianship or conservatorship commenced on or after July 1, 2018; and

B. a guardianship, conservatorship or protective arrangement instead of guardianship or conservatorship in existence on June 30, 2018 unless the court finds application of a particular provision of this act would substantially interfere with the effective conduct of the proceeding or prejudice the rights of a party, in which case the particular provision of this act does not apply and the superseded law applies.

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