HOUSE BILL 355
56th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2023
Elizabeth "Liz" Thomson and Kathleen Cates
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SUPPORTS DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONTRACT WITH AN ORGANIZATION THAT CAN PROVIDE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES TO PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND DEVELOP PATHWAYS AND SUPPORT SYSTEMS FOR STUDENTS WITH TRANSITIONAL INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAMS WHO ARE GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--Two hundred seventy-five thousand dollars ($275,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the developmental disabilities supports division of the department of health for expenditure in fiscal year 2024 to contract with an organization that can provide workforce development services to people with developmental disabilities and develop pathways and support systems for students with transitional individualized education programs who are graduating from high school. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2024 shall revert to the general fund.
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