Session XIII

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*'''Student Conduct Code Expansion''': At the strong urging of [[http://senate.asuw.org/legislation/13/R/R-13-8.html R-13-8]] sponsor and ASUW [[President]] [[Cullen White]], and amidst a heated debate that would ultimately lead to votes of confidence for two [[Senate]] Officers, the Senate approved a resolution supporting a partial expansion of the [[http://apps.leg.wa.gov/WAC/default.aspx?cite=478-120 Student Conduct Code]]. The [[Senate]] also failed an opposing resolution, [[http://senate.asuw.org/legislation/13/R/R-13-9.html R-13-9]], after its sponsor, [[Max Wagner]], withdrew his support for his own resolution.
 
*'''Student Conduct Code Expansion''': At the strong urging of [[http://senate.asuw.org/legislation/13/R/R-13-8.html R-13-8]] sponsor and ASUW [[President]] [[Cullen White]], and amidst a heated debate that would ultimately lead to votes of confidence for two [[Senate]] Officers, the Senate approved a resolution supporting a partial expansion of the [[http://apps.leg.wa.gov/WAC/default.aspx?cite=478-120 Student Conduct Code]]. The [[Senate]] also failed an opposing resolution, [[http://senate.asuw.org/legislation/13/R/R-13-9.html R-13-9]], after its sponsor, [[Max Wagner]], withdrew his support for his own resolution.
  
Session XIII was also marked by a continuing debate between members of the [[Senate]] and [[Board of Directors]] over the nature of the Senate's ability to propose amendments to the [[ASUW Constitution]]. See: [[http://senate.asuw.org/legislation/13/SB/SB-13-1.html SB-13-1]], [[http://senate.asuw.org/legislation/13/OA/OA-13-2.html OA-13-2]], and [[http://senate.asuw.org/legislation/13/SO/SO-13-1.html SO-13-1]].
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Session XIII was also marked by a continuing debate between members of the [[Senate]] and [[Board of Directors]] over the nature of the Senate's ability to propose amendments to the [[ASUW Constitution]]. See: [[http://senate.asuw.org/legislation/13/SB/SB-13-1.html SB-13-1]], [[http://senate.asuw.org/legislation/13/OA/OA-13-2.html OA-13-2]], and [[http://senate.asuw.org/legislation/13/SO/SO-13-1.html SO-13-1]]. This issue is also related to the [[2008 Controversy Over Proposed Ballot Measures]], as the central ballot measure at question regarded Senate's ability to propose constitutional amendments.

Latest revision as of 16:16, 9 July 2009

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  • Gender Neutral Bathrooms: The Senate endorsed [R-13-24], a resolution by M'Liss Dewald calling for "safe, accessible, single-stall gender neutral bathrooms."
  • Student Conduct Code Expansion: At the strong urging of [R-13-8] sponsor and ASUW President Cullen White, and amidst a heated debate that would ultimately lead to votes of confidence for two Senate Officers, the Senate approved a resolution supporting a partial expansion of the [Student Conduct Code]. The Senate also failed an opposing resolution, [R-13-9], after its sponsor, Max Wagner, withdrew his support for his own resolution.

Session XIII was also marked by a continuing debate between members of the Senate and Board of Directors over the nature of the Senate's ability to propose amendments to the ASUW Constitution. See: [SB-13-1], [OA-13-2], and [SO-13-1]. This issue is also related to the 2008 Controversy Over Proposed Ballot Measures, as the central ballot measure at question regarded Senate's ability to propose constitutional amendments.

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