Date / Time: 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm


U-SU Board Room 303 AB

I. Organizational Items

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Agenda for Tuesday, September 18, 2018
  • Approval of Minutes for Tuesday, September 4, 2018

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

III. Action Items:

IV. Discussion Items:

  • Bill Watch List: Committee members will decide which bills they would like to monitor and have additional bills assigned to them from the bill watch list.
  • Lt Governor Town Hall on Higher Education: The committee will discuss how to represent students in higher education at the Lt. Governor Town Hall on Thursday, September 20, 2018.

V. Reports

  • ASI Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement: Veronica Garcia- Martinez
  • ASI Vice Chair for LAAC/Civic Engagement Officer: Nataly Aviles
  • ASI Diversity and Inclusion Officer: Krystal Rubio

VI. Adjournment

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Current Chair

Arwa Mohamed Hammad
Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement
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Last modified on September 17, 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

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