HOUSE BILL 289
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2020
Rachel A. Black and Raymundo Lara and Susan K. Herrera
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES; REQUIRING THE TAXATION AND REVENUE DEPARTMENT TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN AN EMERGENCY CONTACT DATABASE AT THE TAXATION AND REVENUE DEPARTMENT.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. A new section of the Motor Vehicle Code is enacted to read:
"[NEW MATERIAL] EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION.--
A. The department shall create and maintain a database of emergency contact information for all individuals who choose to provide that information.
B. Upon issuance or renewal of a motor vehicle registration, the issuance of a new motor vehicle title or the transfer of a motor vehicle title to an individual, the department shall ask if the individual would like to provide, update or remove the individual's emergency contact information.
C. Access to the database of emergency contact information shall be limited to:
(1) law enforcement personnel; and
(2) department personnel, but only for the purpose of adding, updating or removing an individual's emergency contact information from the database."
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