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Assembly Name: Employee Assembly

Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Assembly Name Term
Resolution 3: EA R3: Transfer of Representation for CU Academic Titleholders Draft This resolution is a formal endorsement by the Employee Assembly to declare its support with the formal recommendations from the Committee on Academic Titleholder Representation (Appendix) in shared governance at the university. 12/05/2018 11:15am Employee Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 2: EA R2: Consolidation of Committees on a Trial Basis Acknowledged by the President By reducing the number of committees, the Assembly will be able to more fully staff its committees, resulting in increased staff participation and focused efficiencies. 09/24/2018 9:15am Employee Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 1: EA R1: Approval of the 2018-2019 Operating Budget Acknowledged by the President This is the operating budget for the EA 2018-2019 legislative session. 09/24/2018 9:16am Employee Assembly AY 2018-2019

Assembly Name: Graduate and Professional Student Assembly

Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Assembly Name Term
Resolution 2: GPSA R2: Approving Updates to the GPSA Bylaws for the 2018-2019 Term Waiting for Submission to the President Approving Updates to the GPSA Bylaws for the 2018-2019 Term 10/06/2018 4:16pm Graduate and Professional Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 1: GPSA R1: Resolution Approving the GPSA Internal Budget for the 2018-2019 Term Waiting for Submission to the President Resolution Approving the GPSA Internal Budget for the 2018-2019 Term 10/06/2018 2:56pm Graduate and Professional Student Assembly AY 2018-2019

Assembly Name: Student Assembly

Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Assembly Name Term
Resolution 21: SA R21: Affirming the Student Assembly & Graduate and Professional Assembly Cornell Health Survey Adopted by the Assembly This resolution affirms the results of the SA/GPSA Cornell Health Survey and recommends the Student Health Fee be increased an additional $20-30 with funds allocated toward hiring more mental health providers and opening Cornell Health on Sundays. 12/07/2018 2:38pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 20: SA R20: Establishing a Student Health Advisory Committee In Discussion This resolution establishes a Student Health Advisory Committee in conjunction with the GPSA and Cornell Health to improve quality of care and collaboration at Cornell Health. 12/07/2018 2:37pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 19: SA R19: In Opposition to the Department of Education's Proposed Title IX Changes In Discussion This resolution strongly condemns the changes proposed by the Department of Education and urges the Cornell Student Body to partake in the 60-day commenting period. 12/07/2018 2:36pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 18: SA R18: Reinstating the Publication of Median Grades In Discussion This resolution seeks to reinstate the semesterly publication of median grade reports. 12/07/2018 2:34pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 17: SA R17: Approval of the Spring 2019 Elections Rules Adopted by the Assembly This resolution updates the Student Assembly Election Rules for the Spring 2019 Student Assembly Elections. 12/07/2018 2:32pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 16: SA R16: Approving Special Projects Request for Big Red Thon Adopted by the Assembly This resolution approves $2,040 of Special Projects funding to Big Red Thon for their annual dance marathon to support Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital in Syracuse. 11/29/2018 12:07pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 15: SA R15: In Support of the Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Community at Cornell Adopted by the Assembly This resolution seeks to ensure that Cornell University ensures the necessary support for the trans and gender non-conforming community at Cornell in response to the Trump’s Administrations memo around federal recognition and protections for trans and gender non-conforming individuals. 11/01/2018 3:14pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 14: SA R14: Increasing the Minimum LEED Certification Adopted by the Assembly This resolution urges the Board of Trustees to increase the minimum LEED certification from Silver to Platinum for campus buildings in the Climate Action Plan and conduct an Environmental Impact Statement for the North Campus Residential Expansion. 11/01/2018 12:41pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 13: SA R13: Creating the Advocacy Agenda ad-hoc Committee Committee Review This resolution seeks to create a living document of the Student Assembly named the Advocacy Agenda to help advance long-term goals of the undergraduate community. 11/01/2018 12:18pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 12: SA R12: Instituting Bi-Weekly Reports for Representatives Adopted by the Assembly This resolution seeks to amend the Standing Rules to mandate that all voting representatives submit weekly reports in an effort to improve accountability. 10/22/2018 10:12am Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 11: SA R11: Renewing the Investigative Ad-Hoc Committee on Cornell University’s Campus Printing System and Stewardship in IT Governance Adopted by the Assembly This resolution renews the ad-hoc committee with the responsibility of investigating Cornell’s campus-wide printing system to issue recommendations to the S.A. and the Cornell Administration on improving the system’s pricing scheme, accessibility, and environmental sustainability. While maintaining its focus on the campus-wide printing system, the committee is also charged with broader inquiries into Cornell University’s stewardship in IT governance practices, and the lack of student involvement in said practices. 11/01/2018 12:52pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 10: SA R10: Approving Revisions to Appendix C Waiting for Submission to the President This resolution proposes amendments to the section of the SA Charter that contains guidelines for allocating the Student Assembly Infrastructure Fund to the Student Assembly Infrastructure Fund Commission. 11/01/2018 3:16pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 9: SA R9: Creating an ad-hoc Oversight Committee on CUTonight Adopted by the Assembly This resolution creates an ad-hoc committee of the Student Assembly to oversee the reformation of CUTonight. 10/04/2018 12:36pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 8: SA R8: Approving Special Projects Request for the Chinese Students Association Adopted by the Assembly This resolution approves $4,000 of Special Projects funding to the Chinese Students Association for the Mid-Autumn Festival. 11/01/2018 3:15pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 7: SA R7: Denouncing University Guidelines Related to Event Security In Discussion This resolution denounces the new university guidelines that require events to be preapproved by CUPD, and forces student organizations to pay for security fees. 11/01/2018 3:14pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 6: SA R6: Approval of the 2018-2019 Elections Committee Members Adopted by the Assembly As per the Student Assembly Bylaws, the Student Assembly general body confirms the Executive Cabinet’s slate of proposed members for the Elections Committee. 10/22/2018 10:20am Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 5: SA R5: Ensuring Accessible Study Spaces for All Students Committee Review This resolution seeks to return eHub membership to their previous form. 10/22/2018 10:14am Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 4: SA R4: Amending the Student Assembly Bylaws For Clarity, Efficiency, and Executive Committee Structure Adopted by the Assembly These amendments to the Student Assembly Bylaws seek to add a Vice President of Infrastructure and a Subcommittee of Student Organization Registration to Appropriations Committee and clarifies the role of the Greek Tri-Council Representative. 10/19/2018 11:47am Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 3: SA R3: Approving the 2018-2019 Student Assembly Budget Adopted by the Assembly This resolution approves the Student Assembly Operating Budget for the 2018-2019 Academic Year and sets aside part of the SA surplus into a reserve account. 08/31/2018 9:32am Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 2: SA R2: Approval of the 2018-2019 Standing Rules Adopted by the Assembly The Student Assembly Bylaws state that the first meeting of the academic year must be to approve the Standing Rules. This resolution proposes changes to the Standing Rules for the Fall 2018 Assembly session. 08/31/2018 9:31am Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
Resolution 1: SA R1: Approving Appendix B for the 2018-2020 Byline Cycle Accepted by the President This resolution proposes amendments and makes active the section of the SA Charter that contains guidelines for Byline funded organizations. All attached amendments were proposed in May 2018 and are being resubmitted less those explicitly rejected or returned. 09/20/2018 1:13pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019

Assembly Name: University Assembly

Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Assembly Name Term
Resolution 1: UA R1: Appointment of University Hearing Board and University Review Board Members for Academic Year 2018-2019 Waiting for Submission to the President Appointment of University Hearing Board and University Review Board Members for Academic Year 2018-2019 10/04/2018 3:14pm University Assembly AY 2018-2019