The ASUU Legislative Branch consists of the Senate and Assembly. The Student Senate is composed of 17 Senators, one elected from each college. Their primary responsibility is creating, coordinating, and evaluating legislation for College Student Councils (CSCs). The Assembly is composed of 51 representatives elected from each college at the University, in proportion to the number of students enrolled in that college. The primary role of the Assembly is to appropriate funds to the various student organizations on campus.
2016-2017 Signed Joint Legislation
Senate one of two houses in ASUU’s legislative branch. Senate is responsible for representing students by allocating funds to College Student Councils (CSCs), reviewing proposed joint legislation, overseeing ASUU Executive Branch Activities, and working on University policy issues that impact students. All members of the Senate branch are elected each spring by the students of the colleges which they represent and serve for a term of one year.
There are 18 seats in the Senate, each of which represents the University’s different colleges. The Senate elects its own chair.
The legislative branch is responsible for representing students in University. They allocate funds for students, oversee Executive Branch Activities, and work on University policy issues that impact students. Members of the legislative branch are elected each spring by the students of the colleges which they represent and serve for a term of one year.
There are two houses in the legislative branch: the Assembly and the Senate. There are 36 seats in the Assembly, which are appropriated to the 18 colleges in proportion to the number of students enrolled in each college. The smallest colleges only have one Assembly seat, while the largest colleges have up to seven seats. Most of the Assembly’s work involves passing bills to fund the hundreds of student groups on campus. The Vice President of ASUU serves as the Chair of the Assembly.
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