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1. Senate President

Clause One: Have the executive authority of SGUAS-JC and shall administer its affairs, and enforce the acts of the Student Senate.

Clause Two: Act as the official representative and have signature authority for SGUAS-JC.

Clause Three: Represent or appoint with simple majority approval of the Student Senate a Student Senator to represent the SGUAS-JC in the Coalition of Student Leaders.

Clause Four: Represent or appoint with simple majority approval of the Student Senate a
SGUAS-JC member member of the Student Body to represent this organization in any university committees
accepting a SGUAS-JC member.

Clause Five: Preside over meetings of the Student Senate, and set and enforce working rules of order fro these meetings.

Clause Six: Co-chair the Legislative Affairs Committee with the Vice President.

Clause Seven: Approve the final decisions of the comittee chairs.

Clause Eight: Set agenda items in accordance with agenda rules as set in the bylaws.

2. Senate Vice President

Clause One: Become President of SGUAS-JC upon the resignation, impeachment, recall or incapacity of
the sitting President.

Clause Two: Preside over Student Senate meetings in the case of a temporary unavailability or inability of the President to do so.

Clause Three: Serve as Chair of the Elections Committee unless running as a candidate in an upcoming
election. If disqualified from service as Chair of the Elections Committee, the Senate President will appoint an
Acting Chair to be approved by a majority of the Student Senate.

Clause Four: Make appointments from the non-elected SGUAS-JC Student Body to three (3) seats on the Elections Committee unless disqualified from service as Chair of the Elections Committee.

Clause Five: Co-chair the Legislative Affairs Committee with the President.

3. Student Senators

Clause One: On behalf of the Student Body, the Student Senate will initiate and act upon legislation, including proposals to appropriate SGUAS-JC funds.

  • Sub-Clause One: All legislation will be introduced under first reading unless otherwise moved to priority reading by a majority vote of the Student Senate. Legislation not voted on under priority reading will be voted on after a second 

    reading at a subsequent meeting.

Clause Two: For any vote on any motion to appropriate SGUAS-JC funds, an SGUAS-JC advisor(s) must be present so as to assure the proposed action will be within Universitypolicy and regulation.

Clause Three: Student Senators will serve on at least one SGUAS-JC standing committeeand ad hoc committees as needed.

Clause Four: The Student Senate will nominate and elect from the Student Senate membership, by a majority vote of all members, a President Pro-Tempore who will chair the meetings in the absence of the Senate President and Vice President. The President ProTempore will assume the position of Vice President should a vacancy by the President orVice President occur.

Clause Five: Members of the Legislative Affairs Committee will attend the LegislativeAffairs Conference. Other members of the Student Senate are strongly encouraged to attend.

Clause Six: Student Senators will fulfill weekly office hours set by individual senators andapproved by the Student Government Administrator.

Clause Seven: Student Senate members may flex their office hours in relevant cases as approved by the Student Government Administrator.

 

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