Petition 81517

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Percentage Under 30 (81517-CO-¶13.1-C)

Amend ¶ 13.1 by inserting the following after the first sentence:  
No less than 20 percent of the elected delegates shall be youth or young adults between the ages of twelve (12) and thirty (30).

Rationale

As a growing part of The United Methodist Church, it is important that youth and young adults have a part in the administration of this organization. Ensuring that 20 percent of the elected delegates to General Conference be thirty (30) or younger helps provide young people with a voice.