Committee: 

Date / Time: 

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm

Location: 

Board Room U-SU 303

I. Organizational Items

a. Call to Order
b. Roll Call
c. Adoption of Agenda for Tuesday, October 1, 2019
d. Approval of the Minutes for Tuesday, September 3, 2019

II. Public Forum

This time is allotted for members of the public to make announcements and/ or address the Committee

III. Action Items

a. Appointment for Open Positions: The body will appoint candidates to the Legislative Affairs and Advocacy Committee.

IV. New Business

a. Welcome our Diversity and Inclusion Officer: Matiana Parra
b. Vision for the Semester: The committee will share their vision and mission for the committee and discuss ideas that will be implemented when planning events.
c. NVRD: The committee will discuss about the National Voters Registration Day outcome and what we could do better in the upcoming events.
d. Civic Engagement Events: The committee will propose ideas in regard to events that we would like to have in the upcoming weeks.
e. Civic Engagement Opportunity: CSU Student Mental Health Committee: The committee will discuss about the CSU Student Mental Health Advisory Committee in regards to providing feedback about mental health priorities.
f. CSSA Bill Update: The Committee will review the bills the California State Student Association (CSSA) introduced at their September Plenary and discuss what position they might take on these bills.

V. Reports

a. ASI Vice President of External Affairs and Advancement: Joceline Rivera
b. ASI Civic Engagement Officer: Pandian Rajaram
c. ASI Diversity and Inclusion Officer: Matiana Parra
d. Director of Civic Engagement and Internships: Luz Borjon

Current Chair

Joceline Rivera Jimenez
Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement
Last modified on October 1, 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 (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

Last modified on July 22, 2019

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