A. The secretary of public safety may enter into an agreement with the board of regents of the New Mexico military institute under which the institute would offer public safety officer education scholarships to New Mexico residents interested in careers as public safety officers. The agreement may provide criteria for recruiting scholarship applicants and awarding scholarships and for internship programs at public safety agencies for scholarship recipients.
Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes 9-19-6.2
- Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
B. Subject to available appropriations, the secretary of public safety may transfer funds each fiscal year to the board of regents of the New Mexico military institute for the scholarship program for New Mexico residents interested in careers as public safety officers.