Every representative serves on one of the six standing committees: Academic Affairs, Financial Affairs, Governmental Affairs, The Legislative Policy Council, Rules and Regulations, and Student Affairs.
The Academic Affairs Committee reviews and revises legislation regarding curriculum, research, faculty affairs, academic integrity, registration and any other issues related to academic affairs. The Committee also generates legislation to be heard by the Assembly on academic affairs, and is well versed on these issues.
The Financial Affairs Committee reviews legislation regarding appropriations, budgets, and expenses from student fee accounts; and assists fundraising efforts. The Committee also authors, in conjunction with the Internal Financial Director, legislation introducing the operating budget on the floor of the Assembly.
The Governmental Affairs Committee reviews and revises legislation regarding system-wide, state, city, and federal issues, generates legislation on these topics, and is well versed on these issues.
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Legislative Policy Council
The Legislative Policy Council is responsible for assisting Representatives in properly drafting and citing their legislation and in communicating with the Student Body and informing other student organizations, College Councils, and Government Agencies through the development of an organizational contact database. It is chaired by a Representative elected by the Assembly and the Speaker of the Assembly and consists of the Administrative Director, Internal Financial Director, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Clerk of the Assembly, and two Representatives selected through the assembly committee process.
Rules and Regulations
The Rules and Regulations Committee reviews and revises the Code of Rules and Procedures each year, and the Constitution if necessary, and reviews legislation pertaining to the aforementioned governing documents of Student Government.
The Student Affairs Committee reviews and revises legislation regarding student life issues and student services on campus, generates legislation to be heard by the Assembly on the topics of student life and student services, and is well versed on these issues.