New Mexico

New Mexico HB 87 - Domestic Violence and Firearm Possession


A. It is unlawful for the following persons to receive, transport or possess a firearm or destructive device in this state:

(1) a felon;

(2) a person subject to an order of protection pursuant to Section 40-13-5 or 40-13A-5 NMSA 1978; or

(3) a person convicted of any of the following crimes:

(a) battery against a household member pursuant to Section 30-3-15 NMSA 1978;

(b) aggravated battery against a household member pursuant to Section 30-3-16 NMSA 1978;

(c) criminal damage to property of a household member pursuant to Section 30-3-18 NMSA 1978;

(d) stalking pursuant to Section 30-3A-3 NMSA 1978; or

(e) a crime listed in 18 U.S.C. 922.