NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the New Mexico Higher Education Department (NMHED or Department) will hold a public video/telephonic rulemaking hearing on September 27, 2022. The hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will be held via Microsoft Teams. The purpose of the hearing is to take public comment regarding proposed rulemaking adopting a new rule 5.3.14 NMAC, TECHNOLOGY ENHANCEMENT FUND.
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Phone Conference ID: 974 358 798#
The Department proposes adoption of new rule 5.3.14 NMAC. The new proposed rule establishes a process for distribution of monies in the Technology Enhancement Fund created by H.B. 391, 46th Leg., 1st Sess. (N.M. 2003). The rule also establishes the Technology Enhancement Committee.
Summary of proposed rule:
The proposed rule establishes a process for distribution of monies in the Technology Enhancement Fund. The rule provides the composition and responsibilities of the Technology Enhancement Committee who shall judge proposals for funding. In addition, the proposed rule, provides requirements for proposal submissions, proposal selection the process for institutional reporting.
Details for Obtaining a Copy, Public Hearing and Comments: The proposed rule is also posted on the NMHED website and may be accessed at http://www.hed.state.nm.us/ under the “Events” section. To request that a copy of the proposed rule be sent to you by mail or e-mail, please contact HigherEd.Info@state.nm.us or (505)476-8411.
A public hearing will be held on September 27, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. via Microsoft Teams. Any person who is or may be affected by this proposed rule may participate. Interested persons may submit written comments to NMHED at 2044 Galisteo Street, Suite 4, Santa Fe, NM 87505 or HigherEd.Info@state.nm.us. Written comments must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on September 23, 2022. Please note that any written or verbal comments received will become part of the rulemaking record, be posted to the New Mexico Sunshine Portal, and be accessible to the public. If submitting written comments by email, please indicate in the subject line the number and section of each rule(s) for which you are providing comments. Oral comments will also be accepted at the rule hearing, subject to time limitations.
Legal authority for this rulemaking can be found in Section 21-1-27.2 NMSA 1978.
Any person with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing should contact (505) 476-8411 or email HigherEd.Info@state.nm.us ten (10) business days prior to the hearing.
CLICK HERE to access a copy of the proposed rule.