Senate Meeting 03.22.17

Special Orders:

  • Seating a Human Sciences Senator yes/pass
    • Seating Logan Maxwell

General Orders:

  • Funding Association of Malaysian Students at ISU, yes/pass
  • Funding Swim Club yes/pass
  • Funding GENRE,$1000 yes/pass 29-0-0
    • Funding the event Battle of the Bands on April 22nd.
  • Funding African Students Association, $2,187.00 yes/pass 29-0-0.
    • Funding African Night on April 22nd
  • Funding Equestrian Team, $300.79 yes/pass 29-0-0.
    • Funds a trip for a trip to Canyon, TX.
  • Ratifying the Fiscal Year 2018 ASSET Contracts yes/pass 29-0-0.
  • Resolution Accountability Bylaw Changes, yes/pass
    • Adds 3 bylaws to make sure that resolutions or calls to action that are passed are followed up on the following semester.

New Business:

2ND Read (Voted on):

  • Line Item Transfer for President’s Dinner FY17, $2,667.00 yes/pass 29-0-0.
    • Transfers money for student government president’s dinner.
  • Funding Student Government Diversity Committee Events, $424.70 yes/pass 29-0-0.
    • Funds buttons, chalk and banner.
    • Event is “You Wouldn’t know this About Me But” on March 28th
  • Funding National Society of Black Engineers, $1969.00 yes/pass 29-0-0.
    • Funds conference trip to Kansas City MO on March 29th

Normal:

  • Account Allocations FY18 Bill
    • $2,395,815.93 total fee Revenue
  • Funding the Phi Sigma Pi Honor Fraternity

All official bills other student government information can be found at: https://www.stugov.iastate.edu/

 

Senate Meeting 03.01.17

Announcements:

  • New LMS system to replace BlackBoard Spring 2018, university is looking at options.
    • If interested in focus group contact vanderza@iastate.edu

Special Orders:

  • Confirming Supreme Court Nominations, yes/pass UC.
    • Nicholas Holaday, Ashley Dvorsky, and Monica Pietig.

General Orders:

  • Funding Latino Student Initiatives
    • Tabled Indefinitely
  • Funding Agriculture Communicators of Tomorrow, $1,000.00 yes/pass 27-0- 0.
    • Fund more copies of CALS Connection magazine to reach more students.
  • Funding ISU Trap and Skeet Club, $2,375.00 yes/pass 24-0- 3.
    • Funding trip to the 2017 ACUI Collegiate Clay Target Championships, March 28th through March 29th In San Antonio, Texas.
  • Approving the 2017-2018 Election Appointments, yes/pass 26-0- 1.
    • Assigns the proper amount of senate seats to constituencies.
  • Subsidizing Graduate Prep Courses, yes/pass 26-0- 1.
    • Subsidizes cost for prep courses for students.
    • GRE- $22,500, 150 students, student cost- $500 down to $350.
    • GMAT- $7,500, 50 students, student cost- $500 down to $350.
    • LSAT- $7,500, 50 students, student cost- $550 down to $400.
  • Additional Clause to the Events Committee, yes/pass 24-1- 2.
    • Events committee Bylaw changes.

New Business:

2 ND Read (Voted on):

  • Funding Iranian Students and Scholars Association, $200 yes/pass 26-0- 1.
    • Funding their event Nowrouz on March 18th , 2017.

Normal:

  • Funding Association of Malaysian Students at ISU
    • Malaysian Cultural Night April 2 nd
    • $1,040.00
  • Funding Sir Magazine
    • Funds 1000 copies of spring publication
    • $5,600.00
  • Funding Swim Club
    • Trip for competition April 7 th to April 9th .
    • $560.34.00
  • Annual Allocations Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2018
    • Distributes funds to student organizations for next fiscal year.

All official bills other student government information can be found at: https://www.stugov.iastate.edu/

Senate Meeting 02.22.17

Announcements:

The Memorial Union renovation plans are up at http://www.mu.iastate.edu/about/proposed-renovation/. These renovations will be voted on as referendum in the upcoming Iowa State Student Elections.

General Orders:

  • Supplementing the Annual Allocations Process for FY18, yes/pass 29-0-0.
    • $100,000 be transferred from the Special Projects Account to the Annual Allocations Account to be allocated during the Annual Allocations process for FY18 and help reduce the amount of money to be cut from budgets.

New Business:

2ND Read (Voted on):

  • Ski and Snowboard Club Nationals Line Item Transfer, yes/pass 28-0-0.
    • Group is going to nationals in Bend, OR. This bill transfer’s money already allocated for a trip to New York and changes the location to Bend, OR.
  • Funding Ski and Snowboard Club Nationals, $361.92 yes/pass 29-0-0.
    • Funds club for travel to Bend, OR.
  • Funding Iowa State Wrestling Club, $996.33 yes/pass 29-0-0.
    • ISU Wrestling Club going to NCWA Great Plains Championships in Fort Collins, CO.

Normal:

  • Subsidizing Graduate Prep Courses, $37,500.
    • Helping graduates with examination prep.
  • Funding Latino Student Initiatives, $300.
    • Funding room rental.
  • Approving the 2017-2018 Election Apportionments.
    • Allocates correct number of senate seats to areas according to student populations.

All official bills other student government information can be found at: https://www.stugov.iastate.edu/