HOUSE BILL 144
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2020
Gail Armstrong and Elizabeth "Liz” Stefanics
FOR THE LEGISLATIVE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR AN EXPANSION OF THE SENIOR FARMERS' MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--One hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the department of health for expenditure in fiscal year 2021 for an expansion of the senior farmers' market nutrition program to provide vouchers for purchasing New Mexico-grown fruit and vegetables to additional eligible, low-income seniors; provided that not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000) shall be used for associated program administration or promotion. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2021 shall revert to the general fund.