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Bills

Bills are submitted from different campus organizations for monetary funds. Bills are reviewed and voted during each meeting. All bills must be submitted to the Student Government Association via the bills submission system by Monday at 5:00PM the week of a Senate meeting.

*Bills must be submitted by Monday at 5PM the week of a SGA Senate meeting. It must be fully approved by the organization President and Advisor by Wednesday at 5PM for it to be included in the SGA Senate meeting agenda.*

*Any content that is asked to put into the SGA Senate meeting presentation must be sent to the SGA email by Wednesday at 5PM for it to be included.*

Resolutions

Resolutions are legislation that expresses the will of the Senate but takes no action. A resolution offers a proposition or a solution to an issue. Resolutions are submitted by at least two Senators from any organization. Resolutions are reviewed and voted during each meeting. All resolutions must be submitted to the Student Government Association  by Monday at 5:00PM the week of a Senate meeting. Use the Resolution Template to edit your resolution and submit to SGA when completed.

Amendments

Senators may propose Constitutional Amendments during the new business portion of the Senate meeting. Their proposed Amendment must be clearly defined and illustrated in a written form that must be distributed to all Senators present at that meeting. Amendments shall be presented in two (2) SGA Senate meetings. The first meeting the Amendment(s) will only be read aloud to the Senate. The second meeting the Amendment(s) will be read aloud, discussed, and voted on by the Senate.

 


 *Please refer to the Senate Minutes to view the final status of any bills or resolutions. (i.e. passed Senate, failed Senate, vetoed by President)

 

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