Senate Legislation Tracker
Addition of Chapter
Restructuring of the Executive Branch
Restructuring of the Deputy Student Body Treasurer Position
Restructuring of Appointed Executive Positions
To provide funds so the ProfessioNole Clothing Closet may purchase
professional clothing for students to utilize.
To facilitate the staffing of the Office of General Counsel
Define the powers and duties of the Office of the Student Body Attorney General
Adding Deputy Treasurer, and Members of the Executive Office to the list of major positions.
Clarifies the advertising standards defined in statutes to allow settings of major social media outlets to be altered to allow anyone from the general public to view all posts.
Encouraging the discussion of Green Dot Bystander Intervention training, Allies and Safe Zone Training, Diversity and Inclusion Institute and other related resources on campus within the New Senator Orientation.
Redefining Omnibus Bill Thresholds.
Modifying and clarifying the terms of Office for Sitting Senators.
The purpose of this bill is to amend Student Body Statutes Chapter 807 in regards to updating the title “SOAR Board” to “Engagement Ambassadors.”
Amending the Candidate Screening Process
Creating Statute 211, enacting an SGA Indigenous Land Acknowledgment Act of 2020
Clarifying the timeframe for Senate Confirmations
Mandating the publication of minutes from any and all SGA meetings.
Refining the Statutory definitions of Majority and Two Thirds to line up with Roberts Rules and general best practices.
To Create Non-Voting Delegates to advocate for and represent the
communities of each Student Government Agency, beyond the different Academic Divisions of the University represented by the Student Senate. This bill shall be known as the Diverse Voices
in the Senate Act of 2020.
Allocation of the money designated to SAP (Academic Programs) in the 2020-2021 Budget.
To provide partial funds to PeaceJam Southeast for their affiliate dues.
Allows the Student Center for Undergraduate Research and Creativity to retroactively pay student reimbursements from their expense account.
Nominates a senator to be forwarded to the Senate Hall of Fame Selection Committee.
Commends the 5 years of education and service that the Green Dot and its facilitations has contributed to the FSU campus, as well as encourage all members of the student body to become active bystanders by attending a Green Dot training.
Encourages the FSU administration to support students living off campus by requesting lease leniency from off campus housing communities and more forgiveness with students due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Senate shall recognize April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month and commends the work of organizations such as kNOwmore Student Advisory Board, CHAW, Green Dot FSU, and the Office of the Victim Advocate Program for working towards awareness for sexual assault on FSU’s campus.
A resolution to apologize to the Transgender, Queer, Black, and Women’s communities for comments made by the former Senate President. Also commits the senate to the advancement of these communities to further combat bigotry.
Proposes the name of the “Internal Affairs” committee be changed to the “Oversight” committee.
A resolution to amend the Senate Naming procedure by removing the naming committee.
A resolution to amend the Senate Rules of Procedure by replacing the Student Body Vice President with the most senior member of the senate in the event of vacancies or removal of office for the Senate President or the Senate President Pro Tempore.
A resolution to amend the Student Senate Rules by removing the three fourths membership and quorum requirements for votes of No Confidence.
A resolution to establish the Senate’s support of the SVC and ensure the continuation of the tradition that the Cord and Coin ceremony be conducted at the president’s house.
A resolution to amend the Senate Rules by clarifying when a motion to end debate and proceed to a vote may be entertained by the presiding officer.
Clarifies the future absence counting process for senators who have been unsuspended by the Rules and Calendar Committee who were initially suspended on the grounds of excessive absences.
Addresses anti-semitism on FSU’s campus
Calls for the formal recognition of September as Suicide Awareness Month and to commit as a legislative body to supporting initiatives that bring awareness and offer resources toward to suicide prevention and mental health.