SENATE BILL 355
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 HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT FOR THREE MONTHS OF TRANSITIONAL SUPPORT WHEN A SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM RECIPIENT'S EMPLOYMENT EARNINGS RESULT IN A LOSS OF ELIGIBILITY.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--Five million dollars ($5,000,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the human services department for expenditure in fiscal year 2024 and subsequent fiscal years to provide three months of transitional support when a supplemental nutrition assistance program recipient's employment earnings result in a loss of eligibility; provided that none of this appropriation is used for associated program administration. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of a fiscal year shall not revert to the general fund.
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