HOUSE BILL 237
51st legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2014
Ernest H. Chavez
FOR THE ECONOMIC AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A PROJECT TO ACCELERATE THE GROWTH OF FOOD ENTREPRENEURS BY WORKING WITH MULTIPLE RURAL COMMUNITIES TO DEVELOP THEIR RESPECTIVE FOOD ASSETS TO CREATE A STATEWIDE COHESIVE FOOD INFRASTRUCTURE.
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 local government division of the department of finance and administration for expenditure in fiscal year 2015 to support a project to accelerate the growth of food entrepreneurs by working with multiple rural communities to develop their respective food assets to create a statewide cohesive food infrastructure. The project will assist rural communities to develop their food assets to build viable food-related infrastructure that connects rural producers to consumers. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2015 shall revert to the general fund.
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