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Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Term
16 Resolution 16: SA R16: Approving Special Prects Request for Big Red Thon Draft 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. 11/01/2018 4:58pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
15 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
14 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
13 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
12 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
11 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
10 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
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. 11/01/2018 3:15pm 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. 11/01/2018 3:14pm Student Assembly AY 2018-2019
6 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
5 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
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. 10/19/2018 11:47am 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