N.M. Stat. § 32A-11-3

New Mexico Statutes
  Chapter 32A. Children's Code
  Article 11. Interstate Compact on Placement of Children

§ 32A-11-3. Notices; health and social services department  [FN1]

The "appropriate public authorities" as used in Article 3 of the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children shall, with reference to New Mexico, mean the health and social services department, [FN1] and said department shall receive and act with reference to notices required by said Article 3.

L. 1977, Ch. 151, § 3; L. 1993, Ch. 77, § 212.

Formerly 1953 Comp., § 13-16A-3.

[FN1]  Now human services department.

NMSA 1978, § 32A-11-3, NM ST § 32A-11-3