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Statutes > New-mexico > Chapter-24 > Article-26 > Section-24-26-3

24-26-3. Monitoring device; authorization and use.

A.     A patient or a surrogate may authorize installation and use of a monitoring device in a facility provided that:

(1)     the facility is given notice of the installation;

(2)     if the monitoring device records activity visually, such recording shall include a record of the date and time;

(3)     the monitoring device and all installation and maintenance costs are paid for by the patient; and

(4)     written consent is given by each patient or surrogate of each patient occupying the same room.

B.     The patient may establish and the facility shall accommodate limits on the use, including the time of operation, direction, focus or volume, of a monitoring device.