Committee: 

Date / Time: 

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm

Location: 

Board Room 303AB, 3rd Floor, University-Student Union

Organizational Items

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Adoption of Agenda for Tuesday, March 26, 2019
  • Approval of Minutes for Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Public Forum: This time is allotted to members of the public to address the committee.

Old Business

  • Bills: The committee will be informed and discuss bills CSSA will be voting on at the April plenary. The committee will vote on weather or not to support specific bills.
    • Youth Homelessness (AB 307) by Asm. Reyes
    • Domestic Violence (AB 381) by Asm. Reyes
    • Office of Higher Education Performance and Accountability (AB 130) by Asm. Low
    • Transit Density Housing (SB 50) by Sen. Wiener
    • Renter's Tax Credit (SB 248) by Sen. Glazer
    • Service Incentive Grant (AB 540) by Asm. Limon
    • Student Athlete (SB 206) by Sen. Skinner
    • Summer Cal Grant (SB 461) by Sen. Roth
    • Financial Aid For Asylum Seekers (SB 296) by Sen. Allen
    • Board of Trustees Accountability (AB 930) by Sen. Gloria
    • Financial Aid Verification (AB 863) by Asm. Cervantes
  • CSSA April Plenary: The committee will be reminded of the upcoming plenary in April 13th and 14th.

Reports

Adjournment

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Current Chair

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Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement
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Last modified on March 23, 2019

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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