Date / Time: 

Tuesday, October 16, 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, October 16, 2018
  • Approval of Minutes for Tuesday, October 2, 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

  • Appoint Vacant LAAC Positions: The LAAC will appoint applicants to committee positions.

IV. New Business

  • Mock Ballot Event: The LAAC will discuss how to inform students about midterm elections and consider how the LAAC can best promote GOTV efforts on campus.
  • PBI Annual Conference: The LAAC will discuss student attendance and event promotion.
  • Ballot Bowl: The LAAC will discuss ways to promote voter registration through Ballot Bowl participation.
  • External Resources: The LAAC will discuss community partners that should be invited to participate in the Migration is Beautiful event.
  • Art and Politics Student Exhibition: The LAAC will discuss student participation, promotions and event details.
  • Lt. Governor Town Hall on Higher Education with Eleni Kounalakis: The LAAC will discuss how to better represent students in higher education at the meeting. Event details at:

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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Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement
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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?

  • 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.

Last modified on July 9, 2018

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