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Information on Minnesota State Agencies, Boards, Task Forces, and Commissions
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Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee
Active dates:1987 -
Determine distribution of funds to Minnesota applicants under the Juvenile Justice Program, funded pursuant to the federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974. Funded programs (Minnesota counties and Minnesota Department of Corrections are typical recipients of sub-grants) generally provide alternatives to putting juveniles in adult jails.
The Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee (JJAC) ?serves Minnesota youth by:
- Advising the Governor and the Legislature about issues, trends and practices related to Minnesota’s juvenile justice system.
- Developing a strategic Three-Year Plan for allocating resources to meet emerging needs of Minnesota youth.
- Promoting best practices in juvenile justice programming.
18 members (must have training, experience, or special knowledge concerning the prevention and treatment of juvenile delinquency or the administration of juvenile justice; at least 1/5 of the membership must be under the age of 24 at the time of initial appointment and at least 3 must have been or will currently be under the jurisdiction of the juvenile justice system; the majority of members including the chair must not be full time employees of the federal, state, or local governments); appointed by governor; 4-year terms; reimbursed for travel expenses.
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