Committee: 

Date / Time: 

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm

Location: 

U-SU Board Room 303 AB

I. Organizational Items

II. Public Forum

  • This time is allotted for members of the public to address the committee.

III. 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

IV. Action Items

V. New Business:

  • Midterm Election 2018 CA Propositions and Ballot Measures: The committee will learn more about the propositions and ballot measures and ask invited guests any additional questions.
  • "Our California" Campaign: The committee will review the "Our California" Campaign from The Campaign for College Opportunity.

VI. Old Business:

  • Mock Ballot: The committee will receive updates about the event and how they can help.
  • Ballot Bowl: The committee will discuss ways to promote voter registration through Ballot Bowl participation.
  • Art and Politics Student Exhibition: The committee will receive updates and a new date.
  • Migration is Beautiful: The committee will be receive updates and a new date.
  • ASI Referendum Petition: The committee will discuss student outreach and ways to inform them about the ASI Referendum Petition, ASI Referendum and possible vote to index the ASI Fee.
  • Bill Updates: The committee will provide updates on their assigned bills.

VII. Adjournment

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Current Chair

Veronica Garcia-Martinez
Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement
Last modified on October 27, 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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