Legislative Youth Advisory Council

Name Legislative Youth Advisory Council
Contact Person Megan Bella - Staff, Louisiana Senate
Mailing Address Post Office Box 94183
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Phone Number 225-342-2370
Fax Number 225-342-2368
Board Email bellam@legis.la.gov
Website https://house.louisiana.gov/civiced/
Legal Authority R.S. 24:973.1
Year Created 2007
Organizational Placement Overseen by the Commission on Civic Education; Title 24
Purpose/Function The council is established to examine and facilitate communication between youth and the legislature regarding issues of importance to youth, including, but not limited to, education, employment, strategies to increase youth participation in local and state government, health and physical fitness, safe environments for youth,underage drinking, substance abuse, youth access to state and local services, and others.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 31
Number Currently Serving: 31
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 6
Estimated number in current year: 6
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
Other (explain)  Oversight of the LA Legislative Youth Advisory Cou  State Agency: LA Commission on Civic Education
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes Note 1: No monies are received by the LA Legislative Youth Advisory Council. Oversight of the youth council is provided by the LA Commission on Civic Education. In accordance with R.S. 24:974, the Commission may, on behalf of the youth council, "seek, accept, and expend monies from any source, including donations, state appropriations, and federal grants and may seek, accept, and use services from individuals, corporations, and governmental entities." For information on any monies received for the purposes of the youth council, see the annual financial statement of the LA Commission on Civic Education.
Note 2: Members of this youth council are minors; therefore, no personal identifiable information will be given. In accordance with R.S. 24:973.1(G), "Other than the name of an applicant, information contained in the application form of any person under the age of eighteen applying for membership on the council shall be confidential and shall not be subject to disclosure."
Note 3: The names of members (minors) of this youth council will be posted on this site once parental permission is granted.
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