HOUSE BILL 24
55th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2022
Tara L. Lujan and Andrea Romero
FOR THE WATER AND NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE STATE ENGINEER FOR WATER PLANNING, ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--Twelve million dollars ($12,000,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the office of the state engineer for expenditure in fiscal year 2023 to provide additional funding to the office of the state engineer to carry out its duties to meet the water planning, administration and management needs of the state. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2023 shall revert to the general fund.