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HF 1708

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/15/2012 06:25pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 05/14/2011

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to youth; establishing the Minnesota Youth Council; proposing coding
for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16F.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [16F.01] MINNESOTA YOUTH COUNCIL.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Establishment and membership. new text end

new text begin The Minnesota Youth Council
is established within and under the auspices of the Minnesota Alliance With Youth.
The council consists of four members from each congressional district in Minnesota
and four members selected at large. Members must be selected through an application
and interview process conducted by the Minnesota Alliance With Youth. In making its
appointments, the Minnesota Alliance With Youth should strive to ensure gender and
ethnic diversity in the council's membership. Members must be between the ages of 13
and 19 and serve two-year terms, except that one-half of the initial members must serve a
one-year term. Members may serve a maximum of two terms.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Duties. new text end

new text begin The Minnesota Youth Council shall:
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new text begin (1) provide advice and recommendations to the legislature and the governor on
issues affecting youth;
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new text begin (2) serve as a liaison for youth around the state to the legislature and the governor;
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new text begin (3) serve as mentors for political education in the members' communities; and
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new text begin (4) submit an annual report of the council's activities and goals.
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new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Partnerships. new text end

new text begin The Minnesota Youth Council shall partner with nonprofits,
the private sector, and educational resources to fulfill its duties.
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new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Creation of Youth Council Advisory Committee in the legislature.
new text end

new text begin The Youth Council Advisory Committee shall meet at least twice each year during the
regular session of the legislature.
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new text begin The committee may:
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new text begin (1) select introduced bills in the house of representatives and senate for consideration
for a public hearing before the committee;
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new text begin (2) propose youth legislation;
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new text begin (3) provide advisory opinions to the legislature on bills heard before the committee;
and
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new text begin (4) prepare a youth omnibus bill.
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new text begin The leaders of the majority and minority parties of the house of representatives and
senate shall each appoint one legislator to serve as a legislative liaison to the committee.
Leadership of the house of representatives and senate, on rotating years, should appoint a
staff member to staff the committee.
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