HOUSE BILL 223
52nd legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2015
James Roger Madalena
FOR THE LEGISLATIVE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES DEPARTMENT TO FUND A SUPPORTIVE HOUSING PILOT PROJECT TO PROVIDE PERMANENT HOUSING AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR AT-RISK FAMILIES AND CHILDREN.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--
A. Nine hundred thousand dollars ($900,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the children, youth and families department for expenditure in fiscal year 2016 to fund a supportive housing pilot project to provide permanent housing and supportive services for families that:
(1) have children who have been identified
as victims of child abuse or neglect;
(2) lack adequate housing; and
(3) struggle with substance abuse or mental health issues.
B. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2016 shall revert to the general fund.
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