HOUSE BILL 61
51st legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2014
James Roger Madalena
FOR THE INDIAN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT FOR CULTURALLY BASED NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION INITIATIVES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--Three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the human services department for expenditure in fiscal year 2015 to fund the interagency behavioral health purchasing collaborative's establishment of three culturally based Native American youth suicide prevention initiatives, each receiving one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000), that focus on the continuum of prevention, intervention and post-event assistance to Native American individuals and families, and Indian tribes, nations and pueblos, confronting suicide, attempted suicide or the risk of suicide in rural, frontier and urban communities. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2015 shall revert to the general fund.
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