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Healthy, High Performance School Facilities:

Developments in State Policy

 

New Mexico

Citation: 2007 New Mexico Senate Bill 827 (Public School Capital Outlay Projects – Severance Tax Bonds)
Effective: Signed by the Governor March 15, 2007
Available: HERE

Section 25 of this bill authorizes the appropriation of funds upon certification by the public school capital outlay council that the need exists for the issuance of the bonds. The bill appropriates $20 million to carry our the provisions of the Public School Capital Outlay Act, including up to $2 million to “plan, design and pay for the additional initial costs of construction of schools using energy efficient, effective and high performance sustainable building standards statewide, such as the LEED green building rating system or the build green New Mexico system.”

 

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