File #: Int 0794-2024    Version: * Name: Composition of the youth board.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Children and Youth
On agenda: 4/11/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the composition of the youth board
Sponsors: Althea V. Stevens, Chris Banks, Farah N. Louis, Yusef Salaam, Gale A. Brewer, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require that all members of the youth board have demonstrated relevant experience in the area of youth welfare. Additionally, this bill would require at least 1 member of the board to be between the ages of 16-24, in order to ensure actual youth representation.
Indexes: Other Appointment Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 794, 2. Int. No. 794, 3. April 11, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-11-24

Int. No. 794

 

By Council Members Stevens, Banks, Louis, Salaam, Brewer and Brooks-Powers

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the composition of the youth board

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivisions b and c of section 734 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number 81 for the year 1996, are amended to read as follows:

b. The youth board shall be representative of the community, and shall include persons representing the areas of social service, health care, education, business, industry and labor. All members of the youth board shall have demonstrated experience with organizations or activities directly concerned with the welfare of youth. At least 1 member of the youth board shall be at least 16 years of age and not older than 24 years of age.

c. The youth board shall consist of up to [twenty-eight] 28 members, appointed by the mayor, [fourteen] 14 of whom shall be appointed upon recommendation of the city council.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

CY

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EB

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5/24/21 2:18 PM