N.M. Stat. § 24-22-2

New Mexico Statutes

Chapter 24. Health and Safety

Article 22. Safe Haven for Infants

§ 24-22-2. Definitions

As used in the Safe Haven for Infants Act:

A. "hospital" means an acute care general hospital or health care clinic licensed by the state;

B. "Indian child" means an Indian child as defined by the federal Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978;

C. "infant" means a child no more than ninety days old, as determined within a reasonable degree of medical certainty; and

D. "staff" means an employee, contractor, agent or volunteer performing services as required and on behalf of the hospital.

L. 2001, Ch. 31, § 2, eff. March 14, 2001; L. 2001, Ch. 132, § 2, eff. April 2, 2001; L. 2005, Ch. 26, § 3, eff. June 17, 2005.