HOUSE BILL 273
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2020
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO INCREASE THE COMPENSATION RATE FOR COMPETENCY EVALUATORS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--Two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the human services department for expenditure in fiscal year 2021 to increase the compensation rate for psychologists and psychiatrists that perform competency evaluations in criminal proceedings. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2021 shall revert to the general fund.