Date / Time: 

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm


U-SU Alhambra Room 305

I. Organizational Items

A. Call to Order
B. Roll Call
C. Adoption of Agenda for Tuesday, November 15, 2022
D. Approval of Minutes for Tuesday, November 1, 2022

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


IV. Action Item


V. Discussion

A. CSSA November 5-6 – The committee will share updates on the sessions that took place at CSSA Plenary, CSU Fresno and discuss preparations to present to BOD.
B. Election Watch Party – The committee will discuss the Election Party.
C. Spring Events – With the elections over, the committee will bring to the table ideas for Spring events.

VI. Reports

A. Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement
B. Civic Engagement Officer
C. Diversity and Inclusion Officer
D. ASI Executive Director, or designee

VII. Adjournment

Current Chair

Sasha Prakir
Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement
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Last modified on November 14, 2022

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 October 28, 2020

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