Date / Time: 

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm


I. Organizational Items

A. Call to Order
B. Roll Call
C. Adoption of Agenda for Tuesday, September 22, 2020
D. Approval of Minutes for Tuesday, September 8,2020

II. Public Forum

A. This time is allotted for the public to address the council regarding items not included on the meeting agenda.

III. Information Items (suggested items)

A. Member Recruitment

B. Events (NVRD, Woman in Advocacy, Ballot Breakdown)

C. Professor Seals Student Volunteers

IV. Discussion Items:

A. Concerns from PAS Department and Black Student Union (BSU) about recent refusal and how the committee can help by address these concerns?

B. Collaborating with ASI Student Homie Union in upcoming events
C. Questions about Cal State LA becoming a vote center
D. Partnering with the Secretary of State Alex Padilla and LA Vote in upcoming election

V. Action Item

A. The committee will revise the codes of procedure for the Legislative Affairs Committee and make changes

VI. Reports

A. Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement
B. Civic Engagement Officer
C. Diversity and Inclusion Officer

VII. Adjournment

Current Chair

jenny lucas
Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement
Last modified on September 22, 2020

Regularly Meets On: 

2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

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 August 14, 2023

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