HOUSE BILL 382
56th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2023
James G. Townsend and Gail Armstrong
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO MATCH FUNDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF MONUMENTS RECOGNIZING AND HONORING COUNTY SHERIFFS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--Three million three hundred thousand dollars ($3,300,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the local government division of the department of finance and administration for expenditure in fiscal year 2024 for the construction of monuments recognizing and honoring county sheriffs and their constitutional duty to protect and serve the community. The division shall distribute one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) to each of the thirty-three counties in New Mexico, contingent upon an equal match of funds from the county for the construction of these monuments. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2024 shall revert to the general fund.
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