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Sen Carrie Hamblen

Actions: [2] SHPAC/SFC-SHPAC [7] DP-SFC

Scheduled: Not Scheduled

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 Senate Bill 162 (SB 162) makes an appropriation to the Human Services Department (HSD) to provide funding for transitional housing and behavioral health services. 
Legislation Overview:
 An appropriation of $1,842,000 is made from the General Fund to the HSD to provide funding to an organization in Dona Ana County for a transitional housing program for people with serious mental illness, substance use disorder, and/or people who have recently been released from incarceration. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of Fiscal Year 2024 will revert to the General Fund.  
Current Law:
 If the Bill does not pass, the specified funding would not be made available, and current or alternate resources would need to be utilized to support the program. 
Relates To:
 HB 92, an appropriation of $859,000 to the HSD to provide funding for residential treatment in Dona Ana County
SB 141, Santa Fe homeless shelter and programming