HOUSE BILL 67

54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2020

INTRODUCED BY

Joanne J. Ferrary and Linda M. Lopez and

Elizabeth "Liz” Thomson and Christine Trujillo and

Sheryl Williams Stapleton

 

FOR THE LEGISLATIVE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

AN ACT

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL TO FORM A TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND REPORT ON SUPPORTED DECISION MAKING IN NEW MEXICO AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO GUARDIANSHIP.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:

     SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--Fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the developmental disabilities planning council for expenditure in fiscal year 2021 to form a task force to study and report on supported decision making in New Mexico as an alternative to guardianship. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2021 shall revert to the general fund.

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