HOUSE BILL 148
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2019
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY TO MANAGE AND CONDUCT STATEWIDE ROBOT PLAYSHOPS AND A SUBSEQUENT INTERNATIONAL ROBOT COMPETITION.
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 board of regents of eastern New Mexico university for expenditure in fiscal year 2020 to manage and conduct statewide playshops for students in grades three through twelve, together with their teachers, to learn to design, build, program and test payload delivering, firefighting or other autonomous robot challenges, culminating in an international robot competition held annually in New Mexico. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2020 shall revert to the general fund.
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