2021 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 60 - Business Licenses
Article 2F - New Mexico Bingo and Raffle
Section 60-2F-25 - Duty to enforce act; criminal penalties.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 60-2F-25 (2021)

A. It is the duty of all law enforcement officers to enforce the provisions of the New Mexico Bingo and Raffle Act. It is the duty of the district attorney of the county in which a violation is committed to prosecute such violation of that act in the manner and form as is now provided by law for the prosecutions of crimes and misdemeanors.

B. A licensee, a permittee or an officer, agent or employee of a licensee or any other person who willfully violates or who procures, aids or abets in the willful violation of the New Mexico Bingo and Raffle Act is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof:

(1) for a first offense, shall be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or both; or

(2) for a subsequent offense, shall be punished by a fine of not more than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.

History: Laws 2009, ch. 81, § 25.

ANNOTATIONS

Effective dates. — Laws 2009, ch. 81, § 31 made the act effective July 1, 2009.

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