Date / Time:
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:
- The Our CA Campaign Endorsement: The committee will discuss and take action on an ASI Endorsement Letter supporting the Our CA Campaign from the College Opportunity Campaign.
- Policy 014 - LAAC Code of Procedure: The committee will review and take action on the following proposed edits on the LAAC Code of Procedure.
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.
- 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
Regularly Meets On:
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?
- The Legislative Affairs Committee is composed of 13 voting members and 2 non-voting members. You may use this application to apply for the following positions:
- A. ASI Vice President of External Affairs and Advancement (VPEAA)(chair)
- B. ASI President
- C. Diversity and Inclusion Officer
- D. Civi Engagement Officer
- E. Academic Senator
- F. Three ASI BOD Representatives
- G. Membership is open to five (5) general students as referred to in Article I, Definition A, pending a recommendation from the ASI VPEAA and ASI President with majority consent of the BOD.
- H. ASI Executive Director or professional staff designee (non-voting)
- I. University President or designee (non-voting)
Duties and Responsibilities
For more information go to Administrative Governing Policies 000-022 and review Policy 014 Legislative Affairs & Advocacy Committee Code of Procedure.