SENATE BILL 115
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2019
FOR THE ECONOMIC AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE AND
THE WATER AND NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR PROCUREMENT OF NEW MEXICO-GROWN PRODUCE FOR SCHOOL MEALS; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
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 public education department for expenditure in fiscal year 2019 and subsequent fiscal years for the purchase and distribution of New Mexico-grown fresh fruits and fresh vegetables to school districts, charter schools and juvenile detention centers through the department's school meal programs. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of a fiscal year shall not revert to the general fund.
SECTION 2. EMERGENCY.--It is necessary for the public peace, health and safety that this act take effect immediately.