N.M. Stat. § 32A-11-4

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

§ 32A-11-4. "Appropriate authority"; health and social services department [FN1]

As used in Paragraph A of Article 5 of the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children, the phrase, "appropriate authority in the receiving state," with reference to New Mexico shall mean the health and social services department. [FN1]

L. 1977, Ch. 151, § 4; L. 1993, Ch. 77, § 212.

Formerly 1953 Comp., § 13-16A-4.

[FN1]  Now human services department.

NMSA 1978, § 32A-11-4, NM ST § 32A-11-4