New Mexico Civil Rights Laws
|Code Section||28-1-1, et seq.|
|Agency||Human Rights Commission|
|Private Action Permitted?||Yes|
|Attorney Fees Recoverable by Plaintiff?||Yes|
|Statute of Limitations||180 days with commission/30 days for de novo appeal|
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