SENATE BILL 354
56th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2023
Elizabeth "Liz" Stefanics and Linda M. Lopez
and Gerald Ortiz y Pino and Brenda G. McKenna
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR A MATCH OF FEDERAL FUNDS FOR AN EXPANSION OF THE SENIOR FARMERS' MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--One million dollars ($1,000,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the department of health for expenditure in fiscal year 2024 to match with federal funds for an expansion of the senior farmers' market nutrition program to provide vouchers for purchasing New Mexico-grown fruit and vegetables to additional eligible, low-income seniors; provided that the appropriation is not used for associated program administration. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2024 shall revert to the general fund.