Legislative Steering Committee

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The '''Legislative Steering Committee''' is the committee that determines the ASUW [[Legislative Agenda]] for each year. It is a delineated committee under the [[ASUW Constitution]].
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The '''Legislative Steering Committee''' is the committee that writes and proposes the ASUW [[Legislative Agenda]] for each year.  
  
 
==Composition==
 
==Composition==
 
'''Voting Members'''
 
'''Voting Members'''
* [[ASUW President]]
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* ASUW President
* ASUW [[Director of Faculty, Administration and Academic Affairs]]
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* ASUW Director of Policy & Procedures
* ASUW [[Director of Operations]]
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* Two ASUW BOD members serving as liaisons to the Student Senate (typically, the Director of Community Relations and Director of University Affairs)
* ASUW [[Director of Community Relations]]
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* ASUW Student Senate Vice-Chair
* ASUW [[Student Senate Vice-Chair]]
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* 2 ASUW Student Senate Representatives (elected at-large by Student Senate)
* 2 ASUW Student Senate Representatives (Elected at-large by Student Senate)
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* 4 at-large student representatives (appointed through the Open Selection Process)
* 4 at-large Student Representatives (Appointed via Open Selection Process)
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'''Non-Voting Members'''
 
'''Non-Voting Members'''
* [[OGR Legislative Coordinator]] (Chair)
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* OGR Assistant Director, who shall serve as chair
* [[OGR Director]]
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* OGR Staff Members
* [[OGR Assistant Director]]
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* [[OGR Research Assistant]]
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* GPSS Representative
 
* GPSS Representative
 
* SAO Adviser
 
* SAO Adviser
  
 
==Function==
 
==Function==
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The primary purpose of the LSC is to create a [[Legislative Agenda]] that the [[OGR Director]] and [[OGR Assistant Director]] will lobby for over the course of the year.
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Under the ASUW Constitution, the LSC's role is defined as follows:
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"The Legislative Steering Committee shall:
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# Write and propose an annual Legislative Agenda to be passed by both the Student Senate and the Board of Directors (BOD). The Legislative Agenda most recently approved by both the Student Senate and the BOD will be active until both the Student Senate and the BOD approve a new Legislative Agenda.
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# Make recommendations to the Student Senate and BOD on current legislation affecting higher education;
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# Coordinate the lobbying efforts of the ASUW within state, university, and ASUW guidelines;
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# Interact with state and national student organizations dealing with issues of higher education; and
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# Complete other projects as delegated by the BOD."

Latest revision as of 16:09, 11 April 2014

The Legislative Steering Committee is the committee that writes and proposes the ASUW Legislative Agenda for each year.

[edit] Composition

Voting Members

  • ASUW President
  • ASUW Director of Policy & Procedures
  • Two ASUW BOD members serving as liaisons to the Student Senate (typically, the Director of Community Relations and Director of University Affairs)
  • ASUW Student Senate Vice-Chair
  • 2 ASUW Student Senate Representatives (elected at-large by Student Senate)
  • 4 at-large student representatives (appointed through the Open Selection Process)

Non-Voting Members

  • OGR Assistant Director, who shall serve as chair
  • OGR Staff Members
  • GPSS Representative
  • SAO Adviser

[edit] Function

The primary purpose of the LSC is to create a Legislative Agenda that the OGR Director and OGR Assistant Director will lobby for over the course of the year.

Under the ASUW Constitution, the LSC's role is defined as follows:

"The Legislative Steering Committee shall:

  1. Write and propose an annual Legislative Agenda to be passed by both the Student Senate and the Board of Directors (BOD). The Legislative Agenda most recently approved by both the Student Senate and the BOD will be active until both the Student Senate and the BOD approve a new Legislative Agenda.
  2. Make recommendations to the Student Senate and BOD on current legislation affecting higher education;
  3. Coordinate the lobbying efforts of the ASUW within state, university, and ASUW guidelines;
  4. Interact with state and national student organizations dealing with issues of higher education; and
  5. Complete other projects as delegated by the BOD."
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