§ 30-9-1 Enticement of child
§ 30-9-2 Prostitution
§ 30-9-3 Patronizing prostitutes
§ 30-9-4 Promoting prostitution
§ 30-9-4.1 Accepting earnings of a prostitute
§ 30-9-5 Order for medical examination and treatment
§ 30-9-6 Testimony of witnesses to prostitution and lewdness
§ 30-9-7 Evidence
§ 30-9-8 House of prostitution; public nuisance
§ 30-9-9 Remedy of lessor
§ 30-9-10 Definitions
§ 30-9-11 Criminal sexual penetration
§ 30-9-12 Criminal sexual contact
§ 30-9-13 Criminal sexual contact of a minor
§ 30-9-14 Indecent exposure
§ 30-9-14.1 Indecent dancing
§ 30-9-14.2 Indecent waitering
§ 30-9-14.3 Aggravated indecent exposure
§ 30-9-15 Corroboration
§ 30-9-16 Testimony; limitations; in camera hearing
§ 30-9-17 Videotaped depositions of alleged victims who are under sixteen years of age; procedure; use in lieu of direct testimony
§ 30-9-17.1 Victims; polygraph examinations; prohibited actions
§ 30-9-18 Alleged victims who are under thirteen years of age;
§ 30-9-19 Sexual assault; law enforcement agency policies;
§ 30-9-20 Voyeurism prohibited; penalties
§ 30-9-21 Sexual assault survivor’s bill of rights

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 30 > Article 9 - Sexual Offenses

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