The Virginia Commission on Youth is a standing bi-partisan legislative commission of the General Assembly which, by mandate, provides a legislative forum in which complex issues related to youth and their families may be explored and resolved.
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Virginia Commission on Youth
General Assembly Building
201 N. 9th Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Established in statute, §30-174 and §30-175 by the 1989 General Assembly, the Virginia Commission on Youth represents a legislative response to a two-year study examining the issues related to services to chronic status offenders.
Virginia Code directs the Commission "to study and provide recommendations addressing the needs of and services to the Commonwealth's youth and families." Enacted in 1989, the Commission began operations in 1991.
Amy M. Atkinson, Executive Director
Joyce Garner, Executive Assistant
Leah Hamaker, Senior Policy Analyst
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