Date / Time: 

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm


Community Room, Library North Basement-131

I. Organizational Items:

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Adoption of the Minutes for August 21, 2018
  • Adoption of the Agenda for September 4, 2018

II. Public Forum:

This time is allotted for members of the public to make announcements and/or address the Legislative Affairs & Advocacy Committee (LAAC).

III. Reports:

  • VP for External Affairs & Advancement
  • Diversity and Inclusion Officer
  • Civic Engagement Officer

IV. Action Items

  • Election of the Vice Chair for LAAC: The committee will nominate and elect a committee Vice Chair.
  • Appointment for vacant LAAC Positions: The committee will appoint individuals to Lobby Corps.

V. Discussion:

  • The Campaign for College Opportunity: The LAAC will learn more about the Our California campaign and discuss how to further support.
  • Policy 014 - Legislative Affairs and Advocacy Committee Codes of Procedure: The LAAC will review the standing code and suggest edits.
  • Bill Watch List: The LAAC will discuss the bill watch list and assign bills to committee members to monitor and provide updates at future meetings.
  • Board of Trustees Update: The committee will discuss how we can engage with the CSU Board of Trustees and Student Trustees and standardize CSU Board reports for Cal State LA students

VI. Information Items

  • Upcoming LAAC Events: The LAAC will review Fall Semester events.

VII. Adjournment

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Current Chair

Arwa Mohamed Hammad
Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement
Last modified on September 4, 2018

Regularly Meets On: 

2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

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 (VPEAA)(Chair)
  • ASI President
  • Civic Engagement Officer - Representative-at-Large
  • Diversity and Inclusion Officer - Representative-at-Large
  • Academic Senator
  • Three ASI BOD Representatives
  • Three Lobby Corps Officers to be appointed by the Legislative Affairs and Advocacy Committee
    • Campus Lobby Corps Officer
    • Local Lobby Corps Officer
    • State Lobby Corps Officer
  • Membership is open to five (5) general students
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
  • ASI Executive Director or professional staff designee (non-voting)
  • University President or designee (non-voting)

Duties and Responsibilities

For more information review: Policy 014 Legislative Affairs & Advocacy Committee Code of Procedure

Last modified on August 14, 2023

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