SENATE BILL 70
56th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2023
Siah Correa Hemphill and Luis M. Terrazas
RELATING TO WATER; MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION FOR THE SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION TO PROVIDE WATER PROJECT PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT, PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION ASSISTANCE AND APPLICATION ASSISTANCE TO COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS AND SPECIAL DISTRICTS THAT ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR WATER PROJECT ASSISTANCE FROM THE NEW MEXICO UNIT FUND PURSUANT TO SECTION 72-14-45 NMSA 1978 (BEING LAWS 2011, CHAPTER 99, SECTION 1, AS AMENDED).
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--Six hundred thousand dollars ($600,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the local government division of the department of finance and administration for the southwest New Mexico regional planning commission established pursuant to the Regional Planning Act for expenditure in fiscal years 2024 through 2027 to provide water project proposal development, project implementation assistance and application assistance to county, municipal and special district governments that are eligible to apply for water project assistance from the New Mexico unit fund pursuant to Section 72-14-45 NMSA 1978. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2027 shall revert to the general fund.
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