Committee: 

Date / Time: 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

U-SU Board Room 303 AB

I. Organizational Items:

1.1 Call to Order
1.2 Roll Call
1.3 Adoption of the Agenda for August 21, 2018

II. Public Forum:

This time is allotted for members of the public to make announcements and/or address the committee.

III. Reports:

3.1 VP for External Affairs and Advancement
3.2 Diversity and Inclusion Officer
3.3 Civic Engagement Officer

IV. Informational Items:

4.1 Policy 014 - Legislative Affairs & Advocacy Committee Code of Procedure: The committee will review the standing codes and suggest edits at the next Legislative Affairs and Advocacy Committee
4.2 Legislative Affairs and Advocacy Committee available positions: The
committee will review vacancies and discuss recruitment.
4.3 Adoption of the Public Policy Agenda for the Cal State Students Association (CSSA): The committee will review and discuss the policy adopted by CSSA (pg. 33).
4.4 Civic Engagement Committee Update: The committee will hear an update from the co-chair of the Cal State LA Civic Engagement Committee.

V. Discussion:

5.1 National Voter Registration Day on September 25: The committee will be provided an update and plan further outreach efforts.
5.2 Student Mobility Forum on October 5: The committee will be provided an update and plan further outreach efforts.
5.3 California State Student Association Plenary Meeting Attendance: The committee will discuss criteria, best practice and protocol.
5.4 Setting Legislative Priorities: The committee will discuss the identification, research, and plan of action development process.

VI. Adjournment

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Current Chair

Veronica Garcia-Martinez
Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement
Last modified on August 21, 2018

Regularly Meets On: 

Every Other Tuesday from 3:15 - 4:45 pm

Standard Location: 

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About Committee

The committee reviews, researches and makes recommendations on legislation at the local, state, and national level. Additionally, this body creates a public policy priority list and recommends action to the BOD. The committee creates a plan to manage the ASI Legislative Agenda and coordinates the ASI Lobby Corps efforts.

What is the Legislative Affairs Committee?

The Legislative Affairs Committee's charge is to review, research, and make recommendations on, but not limited to, legislation emanating from the California State Legislature and United States Congress. This is an ASI Internal Committee.

What does the Legislative Affairs Committee do?

It shall be the purpose and function of the Legislative Affairs Committee to:

  • Recommend a list of legislative priorities and recommended action to the BOD for approval by the third regularly scheduled meeting of the year.
  • Create a plan to manage the legislative agenda and other issues deemed appropriate by the committee chair or the BOD.
  • Coordinate all ASI's Lobby Corps efforts.

What is the composition of the Legislative Affairs Committee?

  • ASI Vice President of External Affairs and Advancement (V.P.E.A.A.)(chair) - Veronica Garcia- Martinez
  • ASI President - Nia Johnson
  • Civic Engagement Officer - Representative-at-Large - Vacant
  • Diversity and Inclusion Officer - Representative-at-Large - Krystal Rubio
  • Academic Senator- Vacant
  • Three ASI BOD Representatives 
    • Davona Watson
    • Jacob Isai Amaya
    • Vacant
  • Three Lobby Corps Officers to be appointed by the Legislative Affairs and Advocacy Committee 
    • Campus Lobby Corps Officer- Vacant
    • Local Lobby Corps Officer- Vacant
    • State Lobby Corps Officer- Jorge Salazar
  • Membership is open to five (5) general students
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member- Javier Moro
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member- Daniel Isaiah Andalon
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member- Vacant
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member- Vacant
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member- Vacant
  • ASI Executive Director or professional staff designee (non-voting) - Marcus Rodriguez
  • University President or designee (non-voting) - Vacant

Duties and Responsibilities

For more information go to Administrative Governing Policies 000-022 and review Policy 014 Legislative Affairs & Advocacy Committee Code of Procedure.

Last modified on December 10, 2018

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