Resolution 11: GPSA R11: Revising and Formalizing the Procedures for the Consideration of Resolutions

TermAY 2020-2021
AssemblyGraduate and Professional Student Assembly
StatusSubmitted to the President
AbstractThe assembly resolves to amend the Bylaws in three ways to improve the procedure by which resolutions are adopted and conveyed: (1) The current Bylaws require that votes on any resolution must be postponed at least one meeting following its introduction, unless two-thirds vote to suspend the Bylaws. This resolution deletes that requirement and allows the Assembly to adopt resolutions in the meeting in which they are introduced. (2) This resolution replaces the absolute majority voting requirement of resolutions with that of a simple majority, as is recommended for deliberative assemblies. (3) This resolution requires the President to convey adopted resolutions to the President of the University and states the recourses in case the President fails to do so.
Resolution FilePDF icon resolution_11_formalizing_resolution_procedures.pdf
Supporting Documents
TitleGPSA R11: Revising and Formalizing the Procedures for the Consideration of Resolutions
Sponsors David Dunham (dd567)
Reviewing CommitteeGraduate and Professional Student Assembly Executive Committee

Resolution History

Date Action View Details
02/01/2021 Introduced to the Assembly view
02/01/2021 Adopted by the Assembly view
02/05/2021 Conveyed to the President view

Associated Meetings

Meeting Date View Details
Cornell University - Graduate and Professional Student Assembly Meeting 02/01/2021 5:30pm to 7:00pm view

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