N.M. Stat. §21-1-46

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A. It is unlawful for a public or private institution of post-secondary education to request or require a student, applicant or potential applicant for admission to provide a password to gain access to the student's, applicant's or potential applicant's account or profile on a social networking web site or to demand access in any manner to a student's, applicant's or potential applicant's account or profile on a social networking web site. B. It is unlawful for public or private institutions of post-secondary education to deny admission to an applicant or potential applicant for admission on the basis of the applicant's or potential applicant's refusal to provide an agent of a public or private institution of post-secondary education access to the applicant's or potential applicant's account or profile on a social media networking site. C. It is unlawful for a private or public institution of post-secondary education to take any disciplinary action against a student for the student's refusal to grant access to an agent of the private or public institution of post-secondary education to the student's account or profile on a social media networking site. D. Nothing in this section prohibits a public or private institution of post-secondary education from obtaining information about a student, applicant or potential applicant for admission that is in the public domain. E. As used in this section, "social networking web site" means an internet-based service that allows individuals to: (1) construct a public or semi-public profile within a bounded system created by the service; (2) create a list of other users with whom they share a connection within the system; and (3) view and navigate their list of connections and those made by others within the system.