HOUSE BILL 88

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

INTRODUCED BY

Christine Trujillo

 

 

 

FOR THE LEGISLATIVE EDUCATION STUDY COMMITTEE

 

AN ACT

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO THE HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT FOR ADULT BASIC EDUCATION SERVICES AND FOR ADULT EDUCATION SERVICES FOR STUDENTS INVOLVED IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM STATEWIDE.

 

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

     SECTION 1. APPROPRIATIONS.--

          A. The following amounts are appropriated from the general fund to the higher education department for expenditure in fiscal year 2021 and subsequent fiscal years for the following purposes:

                (1) three million dollars ($3,000,000) to fund adult basic education services statewide; and

                (2) seven million dollars ($7,000,000) to fund adult education services for students involved in the criminal justice system who were impacted by the establishment of a maximum age of twenty-two for students in public schools.

          B. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of a fiscal year shall not revert to the general fund.

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