HOUSE BILL 98

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

INTRODUCED BY

Christine Trujillo

 

 

 

FOR THE LEGISLATIVE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

AN ACT

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO SUPPORT A STATEWIDE INITIATIVE FOR SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME AND SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY INSURANCE OUTREACH TO PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS WHO HAVE A DISABILITY AND PROVIDING THEM ACCESS TO DISABILITY BENEFITS.

 

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

     SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--Seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the human services department for expenditure in fiscal year 2021 to support a statewide initiative for supplemental security income and social security disability insurance outreach to people experiencing homelessness who have a disability and providing them access to disability benefits. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2021 shall revert to the general fund.

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