Washington State
House of Representatives
Office of Program Research

State Government Operations & Accountability Committee

SB 6536

Brief Description: Regarding the legislative youth advisory council.

Sponsors: Senators Jacobsen and Benton.

Brief Summary of Bill
  • Removes the expiration date for the legislative youth council.
  • Changes the age requirement of members from 14 to 12.

Hearing Date: 2/23/06

Staff: Marsha Reilly (786-7135).


In 2005, a twenty-two member legislative youth advisory council was established to examine issues important to youth and advise the Legislature. Fourteen is the minimum age for appointment to the council. The council's statutory authority expires June 30, 2007.

Summary of Bill:

The minimum age for appointment to the council is lowered to twelve. The expiration date is removed.

Appropriation: None.

Fiscal Note: Not requested.

Effective Date: The bill takes effect 90 days after adjournment of session in which bill is passed.