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California Code, Government Code - GOV § 8273

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The commission shall carry out the duties imposed upon it by this chapter, and may do any of the following:

(a) Draft and approve resolutions that formally articulate the commission's positions on various youth-related legislative and fiscal policy.

(b) Draft model legislation that addresses issues relating to youth that may be adopted by Members of the Legislature.

(c) Provide testimony during any committee meeting in the Legislature.

(d) Form committees and task forces to discuss specific issues and policy areas and meet as necessary.

(e) Conduct public hearings with community and youth organizations to identify pressing issues and debate priorities.

(f) Appoint advisory committees from within its membership or with outside members whenever necessary. Members of an advisory committee shall serve without compensation, but each may be reimbursed for necessary traveling and other expenses incurred in the performance of official duties.

(g) Conduct public awareness campaigns to raise awareness about the commission and to enhance outreach to the youth in this state.

(h) Conduct periodic seminars for its members regarding leadership, government, and the Legislature.

(i) Establish grant application criteria and procedures, subject to the availability of funding pursuant to Section 8275.

(j) Award prizes or direct grants to organizations in accordance with those regulations as the commission may prescribe. In awarding prizes or directing grants, the commission shall notify the offices of the legislators in whose district the recipient resides.

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