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The DC Code: § 2-1565.02 Establishment and duties.

Index2 Government Administration. (Refs & Annos)
a
There is established the Youth Council of the District of Columbia.
b
The Youth Council members shall advise the Council of the District of Columbia ("Council") by:
1
Commenting upon legislation and policies that impact on youth;
2
Presenting issues and recommendations to improve the lives of youth;
3
Monitoring the programs and policies that affect youth to ensure that they are achieving the intended results; and
4
Working with other youth organizations in the District to:
A
Provide mutual support;
B
Collaborate on shared issues and interests;
C
Advise one another on ways to increase the effectiveness of their organizations;
D
Assist in the start-up of new youth organizations, including youth organizations for each ward of the District;
E
Prepare youth for leadership positions by providing appropriate training; and
F
Create more youth and adult partnerships.
c
The Youth Council shall conduct periodic seminars for members regarding leadership, government, and the Council.
d
(1) The Youth Council shall:
A
Set its own priorities;
B
Determine the function of its subcommittees;
C
Establish standards of conduct;
D
Establish ministerial procedures; and
E
Determine its needs for the convening of meetings.
2
Youth Council members shall review and consider the procedures and rules of the Council, as they may be appropriate for the Youth Council.
e
Beginning one year after its first meeting and every year thereafter, the Youth Council shall publish a report of its activities, recommendations, and accomplishments, which shall be:
1
Distributed to the Council;
2
Placed on the Internet;
3
Distributed to each public library, and the library of each public and public charter school; and
4
Made available to the public upon request.
f
The Youth Council shall meet at least 4 times a year, including at least one public hearing on issues of importance to youth.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-251, see notes following § 2-1565.01. DC CODE § 2-1565.02 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 22, 2008, D.C. Law 17-251, § 3, 55 DCR 9247.)