SENATE BILL 4
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2020
William F. Burt and Susan K. Herrera
and Elizabeth "Liz” Stefanics and Gail Armstrong
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION FOR OUTREACH EFFORTS TO ACHIEVE A STATEWIDE COMPLETE COUNT IN THE 2020 CENSUS; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--Eight million dollars ($8,000,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the department of finance and administration for expenditure in fiscal years 2020 and 2021 for the department to conduct outreach efforts to achieve a statewide complete count in the 2020 census. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2021 shall revert to the general fund.
SECTION 2. EMERGENCY.--It is necessary for the public peace, health and safety that this act take effect immediately.