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Employee Assembly

Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Term
2 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
1 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

Graduate and Professional Student Assembly

Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Term
2 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
1 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

Student Assembly

Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Term
14 Resolution 14: SA R14: Increasing the Minimum LEED Certification Draft 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. 10/04/2018 12:09pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
13 Resolution 13: SA R13: Creating the Advocacy Agenda ad-hoc Committee Draft 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. 10/04/2018 12:04pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
12 Resolution 12: SA R12: Instituting Bi-Weekly Reports for Representatives Draft This resolution seeks to amend the Standing Rules to mandate that all voting representatives submit weekly reports in an effort to improve accountability. 10/04/2018 12:01pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
11 Resolution 11: SA R11: Establishing an Investigative Ad-Hoc Committee on Cornell University’s Campus Printing System and Stewardship in IT Governance Draft This resolution establishes an 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. 10/04/2018 12:09pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
10 Resolution 10: SA R10: Approving Revisions to Appendix C In Discussion 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. 10/04/2018 12:26pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
9 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
8 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. 09/21/2018 12:10pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
7 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. 09/20/2018 1:12pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
6 Resolution 6: SA R6: Approval of the 2018-2019 Elections Committee Members In Discussion As per the Student Assembly Bylaws, the Student Assembly general body confirms the Executive Cabinet’s slate of proposed members for the Elections Committee. 09/06/2018 1:35pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
5 Resolution 5: SA R5: Ensuring Accessible Study Spaces for All Students In Discussion This resolution seeks to return eHub membership to their previous form. 09/10/2018 2:56pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
4 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. 09/20/2018 1:13pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
3 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
2 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
1 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

University Assembly

Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Term
1 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