HOUSE BILL 197
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2020
Rodolpho "Rudy" S. Martinez
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE DEPARTMENT FOR A DEMONSTRATION PROJECT TO ESTABLISH AND SUPPORT QUALITY, LICENSED EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN RURAL COMMUNITIES STATEWIDE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--One million dollars ($1,000,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the early childhood education and care department for expenditure in fiscal year 2021 to contract for consulting and outreach development for a demonstration project to establish and support quality, licensed early childhood education programs in rural communities throughout New Mexico. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2021 shall revert to the general fund.