2021 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 28 - Human Rights
Article 22 - Religious Freedom Restoration
Section 28-22-2 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 28-22-2 (2021)

As used in the New Mexico Religious Freedom Restoration Act:

A. "free exercise of religion" means an act or a refusal to act that is substantially motivated by religious belief; and

B. "government agency" means the state or any of its political subdivisions, institutions, departments, agencies, commissions, committees, boards, councils, bureaus or authorities.

History: Laws 2000 (2nd S.S.), ch. 17, § 2.


Effective dates. — Laws 2000 (2nd S.S.), ch. 17 contained no effective date provision, but, pursuant to N.M. Const., art. IV, § 23, was effective July 3, 2000, 90 days after the adjournment of the legislature.

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