HOUSE BILL 98
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2020
Christine Trujillo and Patricia Roybal Caballero and
Melanie Ann Stansbury
FOR THE LEGISLATIVE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE
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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