SENATE BILL 224
52nd legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2016
Carlos R. Cisneros
RELATING TO PARKS; CREATING THE ADVANCED MAPPING FUND; PROVIDING FOR ADVANCED MAPPING OF TRAILS AND RIGHTS OF WAY BY THE RIO GRANDE TRAIL COMMISSION, INCLUDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE RIO GRANDE TRAIL; MAKING AN APPROPRIATION.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. [NEW MATERIAL] ADVANCED MAPPING FUND-- CREATED.--The "advanced mapping fund" is created in the state treasury. The fund consists of appropriations and donations from the state and federal governments or political subdivisions of the state or private entities, income from investment of the fund and money otherwise accruing to the fund. Money in the fund shall not revert to any other fund at the end of a fiscal year. The energy, minerals and natural resources department shall administer the fund, and money in the fund is appropriated to the energy, minerals and natural resources department for the purpose of hiring a project coordinator to oversee the Rio Grande trail project, including overseeing the master plan and alignment study agreement; purchasing rights of way required for the trail corridor; coordinating with all affected entities; and planning, design and construction of the Rio Grande trail. Money in the fund shall be disbursed on warrants signed by the secretary of finance and administration pursuant to vouchers signed by the secretary of energy, minerals and natural resources or the secretary's authorized representative.
SECTION 2. APPROPRIATION.--One million dollars ($1,000,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the advanced mapping fund for expenditure in fiscal year 2017 and subsequent fiscal years to provide for advanced mapping projects, state matching funds for federal grants and management of the Rio Grande trail project. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of a fiscal year shall not revert to the general fund.
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