Bill Text: CA SB1462 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Youth civic engagement: California Youth Leadership Project.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-03-08 - Referred to Com. on RLS. [SB1462 Detail]

Download: California-2017-SB1462-Introduced.html


CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill No. 1462


Introduced by Senator Newman

February 16, 2018


An act to amend Section 33428 of the Education Code, relating to youth civic engagement.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 1462, as introduced, Newman. Youth civic engagement: California Youth Leadership Project.
Existing law establishes the California Youth Leadership Project for the purpose of promoting youth civic engagement by awarding scholarships to youth between 14 to 18 years of age, in accordance with specified criteria, through meaningful opportunities to improve the quality of life for California’s disconnected and disadvantaged youth, as specified. Existing law creates the California Youth Leadership Project Committee to oversee the California Youth Leadership Project. Existing law authorizes the California Youth Leadership Project Committee to accept gifts and grants from any source to help perform its functions. Existing law also authorizes the California Youth Leadership Project Committee to define its program and utilize its funds in any way necessary to carry out its duties, as specified.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to that provision.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 33428 of the Education Code is amended to read:

33428.
 (a) The funds for the California Youth Leadership Project shall be allocated from the California Youth Leadership Fund pursuant to Article 4.5 (commencing with Section 18736) of Chapter 3 of Part 10.2 of Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, as added by Chapter 379 of the Statutes of 2012, as that article read on January 1, 2013, or from private funds directed to the department and allocated to the California Youth Leadership Project Committee for the purpose of funding activities of the California Youth Leadership Project.
(b) The California Youth Leadership Project may accept gifts and grants from any source, public or private, to help perform its functions, pursuant to this article.
(c) The California Youth Leadership Project Committee shall have the authority to define its program and utilize use its funds in any way necessary to carry out the duties of this article, including, but not limited to, partnering with nonprofit groups or state agencies to perform various duties required by this article, as long as the program or activity is not in violation of a state law or regulation.

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