SENATE BILL 341
55th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2021
Steven P. Neville
RELATING TO COMMUNITY SCHOOLS; MAKING THE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS FUND SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATION BY THE LEGISLATURE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. Section 22-32-8 NMSA 1978 (being Laws 2019, Chapter 198, Section 7) is amended to read:
"22-32-8. COMMUNITY SCHOOLS FUND--CREATED--ACCOUNTABILITY.--
A. The "community schools fund" is created as a nonreverting fund in the state treasury. The fund consists of appropriations, gifts, grants and donations. The department shall administer the fund, and money in the fund is [appropriated to the department to distribute] subject to appropriation by the legislature for grant awards to support the development and implementation of community schools initiatives.
B. The department shall ensure that the money expended from the community schools fund is used for the purposes stated in the Community Schools Act and shall not be used to correct for previous reductions in program services."
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