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2018-2019 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

President Ashley Le and Executive Vice President Ojani Walthrust presiding.

Find the 2017-2018 legislative session here.

Title

Description

Status

A Resolution Advocating for Priority Class Registration for Veteran Students.

SIGNED INTO LAW

A Bill to Allocate Student Body Funds for Fiscal Year 2020

SIGNED INTO LAW

A Bill that amends the Freshman Bylaws to update the duties of Freshman Senators.

SIGNED INTO LAW

Bill to provide Senators and the President more time to propose referenda to the general election ballot

SIGNED INTO LAW

To ensure the Allocations and Appeals Committee is able to meet in the absence of the Chairperson Pro Tempore and to amend the appeals process to ensure it can conclude within the current Senate’s term

SIGNED INTO LAW

A Resolution Condemning Repeated Acts of Vandalism Against a Student Organization

SIGNED INTO LAW

A Resolution to convey The George Washington University Student Association Senate’s  support for the recommendations in the State of Dining at GW 2019 report researched and compiled by the Food Experience Task Force

SIGNED INTO LAW

A resolution to suspend the voting method indicated in Bylaw 648 and implement a first-past-the-post voting method for the 2019 SA Student Elections”

PASSED THE FULL 

SENATE

A Bill that amends the Level 600 Bylaws

PASSED THE FULL 

SENATE

A Bill that amends the Level 500 Bylaws

PASSED THE FULL 

SENATE

A Resolution to mandate one of the five required ELS trainings for student organizations to be based on Title IX related topics, and to clarify the resources that are now available

SIGNED INTO LAW

A Bill to call a referendum to put a question to the student body to create a Vice President for Government Relations within the Student Association Constitution.

SIGNED INTO LAW

A Bill that allows for certain candidates to poster within the law school

SIGNED INTO LAW

A Bill to call a referendum to amend the Constitution of The George Washington University Student Association to allow all Senators to having voting power upon ascension to the Senate

FAILED IN THE FULL SENATE

A Bill to call a referendum to put a question to the student body to amend the Student Association Constitution to include the Non-Discrimination Policy.

SIGNED INTO LAW

A Resolution to call a referendum to put forth a question to the student body concerning whether or not the Colonials moniker is one that represents GW students.

SIGNED INTO LAW

A Resolution asking President LeBlanc and the GW Administration to appropriate funds in  more responsible and productive ways, as well as considering affordability problems that exist in the GW community that need to be addressed

PASSED THE FULL SENATE

A resolution to encourage the District Department of Transportation to implement their alternate plan of a protected bike lane along 21st Street from I Street to Constitution Avenue.

PASSED THE FULL SENATE

A Bill that amends the Level 300 Bylaws.

SIGNED INTO LAW

A Bill that amends the Level 200 Bylaws.

SIGNED INTO LAW

A Bill that amends the Table of Contents within the Bylaws

SIGNED INTO LAW

A Resolution to recognize the latest Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA) reforms and to call on the University to continue its investment into the OSFA, providing continued transparency and funding for reforms that will further streamline OSFA procedures, reduce obstacles to financial aid information/help access, and allow the OSFA to provide better financial aid transparency.

SIGNED INTO LAW

A resolution to support the Universities draft revisions on Equal Opportunity, Nondiscrimination and Anti Harassment Policy in the Code of Conduct

SIGNED INTO LAW

A Bill that amends the Level 100 Bylaws.

SIGNED INTO LAW

A bill to update Bylaw 515, which governs the Diversity and Inclusion Assembly.

SIGNED INTO LAW

A bill to update and standardize the process by which Freshman Senators are appointed to the Senate

SIGNED INTO LAW