Doña Ana County

Policies, Laws and Regulations

Policies, Laws and Regulations

Laws and Regulations

Below are federal laws and codes, and state laws and regulations that apply to and/or relate to the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).

Federal Laws & Code

Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003

From the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Public and Private Laws collection, 108th Congress, Public Law 79

PREA National Standards for Adult Prisons and Jails

From the GPO's Electronic Code of Federal Regulations Title 28 Judicial Administration, Volume 2, Chapter I, Part 115, Subpart A

42 USC 1997: Definitions

From the United States Code (USC) Title 42-The Public Health & Welfare, Chapter 21-Civil Rights, Subchapter I-A-Institutionalized Persons. Referenced in DOC Policy 490.800 Adobe PDF File.

New Mexico Law

N.M. STAT. ANN. § 30-9-11 (West 2007).

Criminal sexual penetration. Regarding an inmate confined in a correctional facility or jail when the perpetrator is in a position of authority over the inmate