§ 24-14-1 Short title
§ 24-14-2 Definitions
§ 24-14-3 Vital records and health statistics bureau; state system
§ 24-14-4 State registrar; appointment
§ 24-14-5 Duties of state registrar
§ 24-14-7 Appointment and removal of local registrars
§ 24-14-8 Duties of local registrar
§ 24-14-12 Form and contents of certificates and reports
§ 24-14-13 Birth registration
§ 24-14-14 Unknown parentage; foundling registration
§ 24-14-15 Delayed registration of births
§ 24-14-16 Judicial procedure to establish facts of birth
§ 24-14-17 New birth certificates following adoption, legitimation and paternity determination
§ 24-14-18 Report of induced abortions
§ 24-14-19 Adoption of foreign-born; certificate of birth
§ 24-14-20 Death registration
§ 24-14-21 Delayed registration of death
§ 24-14-22 Reports of spontaneous fetal death
§ 24-14-22.1 Certificates of still birth
§ 24-14-23 Permits; authorization for final disposition
§ 24-14-24 Extension of time
§ 24-14-25 Correction and amendment of vital records
§ 24-14-26 Reproduction of records
§ 24-14-27 Disclosure of records
§ 24-14-28 Copies or data from the system of vital statistics
§ 24-14-29 Fees for copies and searches
§ 24-14-29.1 Day-care fund created; use; appropriation
§ 24-14-30 Duty to furnish information
§ 24-14-31 Penalties

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 24 > Article 14

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.