45th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2001
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO RECRUIT AND ASSIST TEACHERS WHO WISH TO OBTAIN NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS CERTIFICATION.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
Section 1. APPROPRIATION.--Three hundred fifty thousand dollars ($350,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the state department of public education for expenditure in fiscal year 2002 for the purpose of recruiting and assisting qualified New Mexico teachers who wish to become certified by the national board for professional teaching standards. No more than four percent of this appropriation may be used for administrative costs incurred by the department. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2002 shall revert to the general fund.