Jagna Sangguniang Kabataan (SK)
Section 423. Creation and Election (a) There shall be in every barangay a Sangguniang Kabataan to be composed of a chairman, seven members, a secretary and a treasurer. (b) A Sangguniang Kabataan official who, during his term of office, shall have passed the age of twenty-one (21) years shall be allowed to serve the remaining portion of the term for which he was elected.
What is the SK?
The Sangguniang Kabataan or youth council is the governing body of the youth assembly or Katipunan ng Kabataan of every barangay. They are elected by the members of, the Katipunan ng Kabataan in elections conducted by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC).
What are the powers and functions of the Sanggunlang Kabataan?
Promulgate resolutions necessary to carry out the objectives of the youth in the barangay, in accordance with applicable provisions of the Code; Initiate programs designed to enhance the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual, moral, spiritual and physical development of the mem bets; Hold fund raising activities, the proceeds of which shall be tax exempt and shall accrue to the Sangguniang Kabataan general fund; Create such bodies or committees necessary to effectively carry out its programs and activities; Submit annual end-of-term reports to the Sangguniang Barangay on their projects and activities; Consult and coordinate with all youth urganizatiuns in the barangay for policy formulation and program implementation; Coordinate with the Presidential Council fur Youths (PCYA) and other National Government Agencies (NGA) concerned fur the implementation of youth development projects and programs at the national level; and Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as the Sangguniang Barangay may determine or delegate or as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.
The Sanggunlang Kabataan Chairman
The Chairman shall serve as an ex-officio member of the Berangay Council upon assumption of office. As such he shall exercise the same powers, discharge the same duties and functions, and enjoy the same privileges as the regular Barangay Council member. He also serves as the chairman of the committee on youth and sports development in the barangay council.
The Sangguniang Kabataan Secretary
The SK Secretary shall keep all records of the Katlpunan ng Kabataan and Sangguniang Kabataan and prepare all the minutes of all meetings of the Katipunan ng Kabataan and Sangguniang Kabataan.
The Sangguniang Kabataan Treasurer
The SK Treasurer shall take the custody of all SK property and funds not otherwise deposited with the city or municipal treasurer and disburse funds in accordance with an approved budget of the SK.
Where shall the SK draw Its funds?
The SK receives ten (10) percent of the general fund of the barangay(Sec.329). it can hold fund-raising activities (Sec. 426c) And it can receive contributions. (Sec. 433b)
Privileges of the SK Officials
The SK Chairman have-the same privileges as the other batangay officials. During their incumbency, SK Officials are exempted from payment of tuition and matriculation fees while enrolled in public tertiary schools, including state colleges and universities
The SK Federation
The SK Federation is an organization of SK chairperson. The members elect from among themselves the president, vice-president, and such other officers as may be necessary. The SK Federation President shall represent the