§ 30-47-1 Short title
§ 30-47-2 Purpose
§ 30-47-3 Definitions
§ 30-47-4 Abuse of a resident; criminal penalties
§ 30-47-5 Neglect of a resident; criminal penalties
§ 30-47-6 Exploitation; criminal penalties
§ 30-47-7 Religious practitioners; exception
§ 30-47-8 Treatment in compliance with the Uniform Health-Care
§ 30-47-9 Reporting requirements; failure to report; crime created; criminal penalty; discrimination or retaliation for filing a report prohibited
§ 30-47-10 Regulatory authority

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 30 > Article 47 - Resident Abuse and Neglect

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.