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Legislative Commission on Children, Youth, and their Families

Active dates:1991-1996

The commission shall make recommendations about how to ensure and promote the present and future well-being of Minnesota children and youth and their families, including methods for helping state and local agencies to work together.

The commission shall report its final recommendations under this subdivision and subdivision 7, paragraph (a), by January 1, 1994. The commission shall submit an annual progress report by January 1 of each year.


The Legislative Commission on Children, Youth and their Families was originally set to expire on June 30, 1994. This was extended to June 30, 1995 (1993 Minn. Laws Ch. 224 Art. 4 Sec. 5). That expiration date was then repealed in 1995 (1995 Minn. Laws Chap. 248, Art. 2 Sec. 8). The Commission was finally eliminated July, 1996, pursuant to 1995 Minn. Laws Chap. 248 Art. 2 Sec. 6 Subd. 1. Its duties were assigned to the Legislative Commission on the Economic Status of Women.

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As of 1998, the commission consists of 16 members that reflect a proportionate representation from each party. Eight members from the house shall be appointed by the speaker of the house and eight members from the senate shall be appointed by the subcommittee on committees of the committee on rules and administration. The membership must include members of the following committees in the house and the senate: health and human services, family services, health care, governmental operations and gaming, governmental operations and reform, education, judiciary, and ways and means or finance. The commission must have representatives from both rural and metropolitan areas.

The terms of the members are for two years beginning on January 1 of each odd-numbered year.


The Library has several years of reports from the Commission.

Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1991-1995.
Record last updated: 08/15/2019

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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