56th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2023
Art De La Cruz and Harry Garcia and Ambrose Castellano and
Alan T. Martinez
RELATING TO PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; ESTABLISHING IN THE VETERANS' SERVICES DEPARTMENT A PROGRAM TO PROVIDE DISABLED VETERANS WITH TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS; MAKING AN APPROPRIATION.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. [NEW MATERIAL] VETERAN TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM.--The veterans' services department shall establish a program to provide disabled veterans with transportation to and from medical appointments.
SECTION 2. APPROPRIATION.--One million dollars ($1,000,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the veterans' services department for expenditure in fiscal years 2023 through 2026 to establish a program to provide disabled veterans with transportation to and from medical appointments. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2026 shall revert to the general fund.