Complete Legislative Transparency Tracker
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
September 15 General Assembly
(17)[SR2010F-001]PassedWhereas the Undergraduate Student Government represents all students at the University of Massachusetts- Boston and;
Whereas the Undergraduate Student Government has been called upon by students to take action in support of the DREAM Act and;
Whereas the DREAM Act provides these high-achieving students the option of obtaining a college degree, or joining the military in order to provide a pathway to U.S. citizenship, and;
Whereas the Undergraduate Student Government has implicitly supported the right of all students to an affordable education through SR2009F-007, SR2009F-004, and through voiced support in various social networking outlets and;
Whereas the DREAM Act repeals legislation discouraging states to offer in-state tuition to undocumented students and;
Whereas increased affordability for these students increases the amount of funds provided to the state through tuition payments and;
Whereas these students already are members of the University of Massachusetts Boston community and;
Whereas the only home these students have known is the United States, and often the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and;
RESOLVED the Undergraduate Student Government at the University of Massachusetts Boston supports the passage of the DREAM Act and;
RESOLVED the Undergraduate Student Government calls upon University administrators and the duly elected officials of Massachusetts to actively support the DREAM Act, and shall send those relevant individuals a copy of this resolution.
(17)[SA2010F-001]PassedTo authorize the holding of special elections and the creation of the Elections ad hoc Committee
(17)[SA2010F-002]PassedSection 1.01 "Lighting" will be defined as any fixture, permanent or temporary, that casts light for either practical vision or aesthetic reasons.
Section 1.02 Any Registered Student Organization who finds the lighting setup of their reserved venue inadequate to the degree that it would greatly impact either the attendance or the outcome of their event will request to use the available lighting equipment supplied by the Campus Center.
Section 1.03 Student funds will not be used towards the renting of additional or different lighting equipment unless the Registered Student Organization can demonstrate that the available Campus Center lighting will either greatly impact either the attendance or the outcome of the event or if the available Campus Center lighting will not be available during that event�s time and the Registered Student Organization is unable to move the time or date of their event without greatly impacting either the attendance or the outcome of their event.
Section 1.04 A representative of the Registered Student Organization must demonstrate the need outlined in Section 1.03 to the Student Events and Organizations Committee. SEOC will hold a majority vote on whether or not to allow student funds to go towards obtaining additional or different lighting.
Section 1.05 In the event that SEOC approves funding towards lighting, as outlined in Section 1.04, the cost of this lighting will not be in excess of $2,000.
(17)[SA2010F-003]PassedTo approve RSO base budgets