54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2019
RELATING TO WATER; ESTABLISHING THE ADVANCED MAPPING FUND; PROVIDING FOR ADVANCED MAPPING BY THE STATE ENGINEER.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. [NEW MATERIAL] ADVANCED MAPPING FUND--CREATED.--
A. The "advanced mapping fund" is created in the state treasury. The fund consists of appropriations and donations from the state and federal governments, political subdivisions of the state or private entities, income from investment of the fund and money otherwise accruing to the fund. Money in the fund shall not revert to any other fund at the end of a fiscal year. The office of the state engineer shall administer the fund, and money in the fund is subject to appropriation by the legislature for advanced mapping by the state engineer. Money in the fund shall be disbursed on warrants signed by the secretary of finance and administration pursuant to vouchers signed by the state engineer or the state engineer's authorized representative.
B. As used in this section, "advanced mapping" means mapping that uses technologies such as light detection and ranging; underground aquifer mapping; high-resolution aerial photography; and three-dimensional mapping.