Student Assoc lation State University of New York College at Oswego Senate 2nd Legislative Session Senate Meeting May 22, 1966 Bill 1 AN ACT To Establish a Student Traffio Board Be it enacted of the Senate of the Student Association of tbe State University of New York College at Oswego: I* 11. 111. IV. v, Purpose This board is eatablisbed to hear appeals by students of summonses received for alleged violations of campus parking and trnff ic regulations, Name Tbe name of this body shall be tbe Student Traffic Board. Members of tbe Board The board sball be composed of five members as follows: A, Voting members 1, One Presiding Member wbo sball be a Justice of tbe Supreme Court appointed by the Chief Justice witb tbe approval of the President, 2. Two Mcmbers who shall be students appointed by the Prasident witb tbe approval of the Senate, B. Members without a vote Both the Dean of Men and the Dean of Women, or their autborizsd representatives shall be members of this board but shall not vote under any oiroumstanaes. Prooedures The procedures of tbe Board shall be determined by the Supreme Court, Appeal This board shall bave the final jurisdiction in student traffic cases, Approved: Thomas Jo Fencil
2nd Legislative Session 8th Senate I.Ieeting October 24, 19% Bill 2 To establish the resolution form of the State University of New York College at Oswego for the Student Assqcintion _Senate Be it enacted of the Senate of the Student AssooIa6ion of the State University of New York College at Oswego: I. Purpose This resolution form is the standard form to be used at all Senate meetings henceforth for the purpose of maintaining procedure for the passing of statements of opinion or feeling of the Student Senate of the Student Association of the Stats University College at Oswego. It should not be construed as an official action of the Student Association. 11. Form The form to be used is that which is given on the f ollowing page. 111, Modification This form of resolution may be modified at the' decision of the Senate to include the enumeration of a roll oall vote at the end of the resolution. Pasaed Unanimously Approved: Thomas J, Fencil Ootober 26, 1966
Student Association State University of New York College nt Oswego Senate Legislative Session Senate Meeting Date Resolution Introduced by A RESOLUTION Be it resolved of the Student Senate of' the State University College at Oswego: (Statement of Resolution)
2nd Legislative Session 11th Senate Meeting Bill 3 AN ACT November 14, 1966 Re it enacted of the Senate of the Student Association of the State University of New York College at Oswego: I. Representation of Students to the Faculty-Student Association shall be a matter taken up by the Student Assoointion Senate three weeks prior to the mnual meeting, A, Three students, one frm each of the upper classes, shall be appointed to serve as Student Representative to the Assooiation, by the President of the Student Assooiation, by and with the consent of the Senate. B, The Senate shall oonfirm the appointments individually and by a 2/3 vote of all the members present at the meeting. 11, These representatives may be chosen from among the student Senators, as the post is not to be considered a civil office as defined by the S,A, Constitution, 111, These representatives hall be empowered to vote, and aot on behalf of all of the Students of State University College at Oswego, and truly represent their better interests, A, They shall report to the Senate in writing, and in person, should the Senate desire, conoerning the mnual meeting of the FSA (Faculty-Student Association) and the general workings of the FSA B, They shall be subject to recall, should the Senate vote such a motion by a 2/3 vote of all members present at that particular meeting, IV. In the event of the disability of any one of these three representatives to perform his duty, the President of the Student Assooiation shall be required to immediately fill the vacancy by appointing another qualified person, by and with the consent of the Senate. Passed: 9-4-3 VETOED: Thomas J, Fencil
2nd Legislative Session 11th Senate Meeting November 4, 1966 Bill 4 To establish a uniform procedure for Conoert Assembly, Festival of the Arts, Sheldon Lecture Series, and College Union Board of Managers to follow if they deem l'pny-as-you-gol' events necessary to continue to promote high quality programs for the college community. Be it enaoted of the Sennte of the Student Association of the State University of New York College at Oawego: I, The Conoert Assembly, Festival of the Arts, Sheldon Lecture Series and College Union Board of Managers may request supplements to their Student Assooiation subsidy on n lfpay-as-you-goll basis under the following provisions : A, B. c. 11. The A. B. C. The request will be made to the Senate Finance Committee at its regular meeting, or immediately to a special Scnate meeting if time does not allow. If the request is projected to supplement the aativityfs subsidy by more than $100.00 the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee will present the particulars of the request to the Senate along with that oommitteers reoommendation. The Senate will act on the request in the meeting presented. following provisions will apply: The activity may not enter into a contract which will require monies collected on a pay as you go basis unless it has sufficient funds to cover such an event. The maximum amount that an activity may charge for n subsidized event on the pay as you go basis shall not exceed $2.00. An activity may not charge on a pay as you go basis formore than three events each academic year. If there is a double performance by the srune performer on the same day, this shall be counted as one event.
(Bill 4 Continued) Do Pay-as-you-go monies shall be used to supplement the activities normal subsidy to cover additional expenses necessary for programs of higher than normal costs. (Either of higher quality of appeal or bencuse of more than one performance,) 2nd Legislative Session 18th Senate Meeting February 23, 1967 Bill 5 / AN ACT To establish a uniform procedure for College Union Board of Managers, Concert Assembly Committee, Sheldon Lecture Series Committee, and Festival of the Arts Committee to follow for flpny-ns-you-gotf events, Be it enaoted of the Senate of the Student Association of the State University of New York College at Oswego: The above organizations subsidized by the Student Association may supplement their Student Association subsidy on a "pay-as-you-go If basis according to the following provisions: A, The organization may not enter into a oontract which will require funds collected on a pay-as-you-go basis unless it has sufficient funds to cover suoh an event, B. The maximum amount an organization may oharge for a subsidized event on the pay-as-you-go basis shall not exceed $1.00, C. An organization may not charm on a pay-as-you-go basis for more than three :..~enta oacb aoademic year, If there is a double performance on the same day, this shall be oounted as one event, D. The to$al amount of monies received on a pay-as-you-go basis cannot exceed one-half tho total cost of the event Passed 11-2-1 Approved: 2-21-57 Thomas J, Fencil, President Student Association
2nd Legislative Session Senate Meeting February 20, 1957 Bill 6 To authorize a loan of seven tbousand dollars ($7,000.00) to the brothers of Beto Tau Epsilon, Inc, for the construction of a fraternity house. I, The full amount of' the loan will be withdrawn from the Student Assooiation Reserve Fund. 11, Beta Tau Epsilon, Inc, will be responsible for the provision of all necessary legal documents referring to interest, a repayment schedule, and contingenoies for lateness of payments, 111, The provisions will be exmined by the President of the Student Association and such advisors as he mag deem necessary to insure completeness. Any fees inaurred for this consultation will be drawn from the Surplus Fund. Approved: Thomas 3, Fenoil 2nd Legislative Session 19th Senate Meeting Bill 7 AN ACT To allocate Karate Club $300,00, Be it enacted of the Senate of the Student Association of $he State University College at Oswego. Passed: 11-0-2 Approved: March 1, 1967 Thomas J. Fenoil, President Student Association
2nd Legislative Session 20th Senate Meeting AN ACT To allocate, in nccordanos with procedures outlined in Student Association Senate Resolution 2 of the second Legislative Session, twelve hundred and fifty dollars ($1250.00) to the Class of 1967, to execute the traditional functions of the graduating olass in cooperation with the appropriate College officials. Be it enacted of the Senate of the Student Association of the State University College at Oswego: I, The following budget proposal is hereby approved: ........ a. Senior Gift and Alumni Donation .$~OO.OO b, L11 Night Party in Lee Hall 1-Lif e Guards (2) B $1.25 hr. ......... .$ 27,OO 2-Custodial Staff (1) @ $2.00 hr.....a..$ 23.00 3-Open Bowling (games, pinsetter, etc,) .$ 50a00 Total for Event %00.~ c. Outdoor Movie f. Miscellaneous (within Budget Council 6 P01icy) ooooooooaooo.ooa,e.oq~300.00 Approved: Thomas Je Fencil President, SA
2nd Legislative Session Senate Pleeting Marah a, 1967 Sill 9 AN ACT To establish criteria for membership on the Conoert Assembly Comit tee Be it enaoted of the Senate of the Student Association of the State University College at Oswego: I, Student Membership A. At least two students from the following 1. musio 2. drama 3. dance B, Cbairman of Department of the Arte C, Applioants to tbe Committee, to be appointed by the committests chairman D, The Chairman of the Conaert hasembly Cmittee shall be elected by Conrmitteets membership at itts first meeting, 11. Faculty Membership A. Three faoulty members, selected by the inooning committee in aooordanoe with the provisions of 11 B, below B, The fnoulty members ehall be seleoted from the Dean of the Collegefa fauulty committee seleotlon list, to serve for a term of' three years. The terms of' the faculty members shall be rotated, one year apart, to insure oontinuity, Further, a faculty member my not suoceed himself, except after a lapse of one year, 111. The President of the Student Assooiation and the Coordinator of Cultural Autivities shall be ex-offioio members of the Committee, IV. All Committee members shall ahare the privilege and responsibility of voting. V. Section I1 d,B. of Bill 7 of tbe first Legislative Session shall be expunged, after which this section (Section V) shall be expunged. Approved: Thomas J; Fenoil President, SA
2nd Leglalatiw Session 21st Senate Meeting Maroh 34, 1967 Bill lo AN ACT To indioate, to the Oawego Hospital Building Fund, the intention of the student body oP tbe State University College at Omegos8 to partialpate in tbe drive, attempting to raise $5,000,00 prior to January 1, 1970r Be it enaated of the Senate of the Student Assooiation of tbe State Univeraity College at Oswego: I. A letter of intent shall be sent to tbe Chairmen OF the Oswego Hosptial Building Fundr A The letter shall indioate our pruposed goal for the drive, with an lndiaation as to our aahedule for payment. BI The letter shall further indioate that the Student Asaodiation Nil1 not oonsider the pledge legally binding, and that tbe expression of intent may be altered or oanaelled at any time by the Senate of the Student Assmiation. 11, Bill 8 of the Firat Legislative Session shall be amended aa followar A Under Seation I1 A, of the bill: Add t15, Coordinate the aampus drive for donations to the Oawego Noapital Building Fund, This aeotion sball be expun ed at the termination of the hoapftal drive, 5 Approved: Thmaa J; Fenail President, SA
STUDENT ASSOCILTION RESOLUTION INDEX -S.wea& Lagislntivc Session Resolution No. 1. 2. Rugarding Stud~nt Parking lots Regarding student ourriculum and advisor informtion
Student Association Stato Univcrsity of New York Coll~gc at Oswcgo March 23, 1966 A RESOLUTION Tho following rosolution was approvcd and actod upon: Be it rasolvcd of thc Studcnt Lasociation Sonatc of the Stato Univcrsity of Ncw York Collogo at Oswogo: Whoroas: thc northernmost student parking lots and access roads arc in a doplorablo condition and bhcreas: oaoh atud~nt who drives a vehiole to campus must pay an annual foo of $4.00 for parking, Bc it resolv~d that the appropriate organization, bc it the Dc-vclopmcnt Lssociation or the State Department of Works ~ivision on oaxpus, takc immediate steps to alleviate this situation by: 1. filling in with gravel or an appropriato material thc huge rut in thc road bctwcen thc two parking lots or 2. doing whatcvcr else is in their powor to help oorrcct the doplorablo oondition. Bc it further rcsolved that a copy of this rosolution bc sont to thc appropriatc collcgo officials to d~monstrato studsnt oonccrn with this problcm, 1= RESOLUTION Tha following resolution was approvod and acted upon: Be it resolvcd of tho Studont Lssociation Senate of tho Statc University of New York Collogo at Oswogo:
(Resolution 2 Continucd) Whcrcas: many studcnts aro ignorant of th~ courses required for th~ir curricu1um and, IJhcreas: many students have not b~cn informed of the nmo of thair advisor, Bc it rcsolvcd that each new studcnt be notificd, by means of cur-riculum m~etings or bulletins, of his advisors and requircd courses. 2nd Legislative Session 5th Sonatc Meeting October 3, 1966 Resolution 1 ION Bc it rosolvod this, the third day of October, 1966, that: 1, We, as olcctad roproscntativ~s of thc student body of Oswego Stata, do hcroby roquest the attorncy-general of thc State of NGW York, to conduct, or hav~ conduotod, an investigation into tho affairs of the State University Colloge at Osw~go Dovelopncnt Association, and to subsequcntly lay baro tho facts of its operation to the gonc~al publio, inoluding its scopc of activities, its purposes, and its f inancial structure. We tho students bolisvo that a public appraisal of this private corporation is, at this time, important, not only to Oswogols Faculty and Students but to the taxpayers as well. Signed, Pr~sident of SeAq., Vice-Prosidcnt of S.?., Sanators 2. Bo it furtber resolved that copics of this request be sent to Governor Rockcfcllcr, Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Frank D. O!Connor, State Senator John Hughos, Assembly Spcakar Anthony Travia, Senato FIajority Leador Earl W. Brydgcs, Scnator HI Douglas Barclay, dssembl~n Edward F, Crawford, nnd to the S.U.C.O. Development Lasociation, and President James Pcrduc, S.U.C.O.
October 10, 1966 A RES OLUTIOEJ BC it rosolvcd that the Studont Lssociation of the State University of Now York College at Oswego: Whoroas: It is felt that the collcge class as a functioning and effective organization at Oswego has outlived its usefulness: Bc it rosolvcd that the Studont Association cannot prohibit tho eloction of class officers by tho mombars of an individual graduating class, but neither will tho Student Asociation rocogniz~ any class structure, i.e. class officers, as legitimate organizations on tho Oswcgo campus. Be it further resolved that the President of tho Studant Lssociation will appoint, with thc consont of the Senate, thc Chairman of the Seniors! Committco, It shall be the duty of this cm~ittce, in cooporation with tho appropriate collcg~ officials to provide for tho traditional functions of tb~ graduating class in relation to the announcements, a clhss gift, and Senior Wock activities. This committee shall be ahoson from the members of the current junior alass in the Spring somcster, The committoe shall then p~esent a budget roquest for its activities for the following y~arrs graduation oxorcisos and exponscs to thc Troasurer of the Student 3ssociation by Lpril 15, It shall then bc incorporated into thc proposed Studcnt Association budget for tho following year. Passed by Roll Call Vote 9-1-4 2nd Legislativo Session 8th Sonato Mceting Rssolution 3 C RESOLUTION BG it resolved of tho Student University Collcgc at Oswcgo: October a, 1966 Scnate of the Stato Whcrcea: Lighting facilities are inadequate in Student Parking Lots 1, 3, and 5, and poorly lighted lots mcy .esult in security problems and unneces. ~ry accidanfn*
(Resolution 3 Continued) Bc it roeolved that the Student Assooiation Senate endorse any measures that may bo taken to overcome or alleviate tho current problom, Passod (14-0-1) :Lpp~oved: Oatober 24, 1966
Bo it rccomcnded by the Rules and Procedures Committee of the Student Lssooiation that the, following rulcs and procedures for the operation of tho Senate bo adopted. Rule I Prosidont Pro Tompore Section 1, The President pro tompore shall be a voting member of tho Student Senate and shall be elected by a majority of tho Senate by a socret ballot. Section 2. He shall take charge of all V2oe Presidential duties in the absence of tho Student Body President, Section 3. He shall vote in all business before tho Senate, but shall vote last when be is presiding, Rule I1 T orripor ary Chaimnan Seotion 1, The Vioe Prasident shall have the right to nmo a nomber; of tb~ Senate Tom~orarv Cbairmn in the event that both he and the President pro tempore will be absent from a meeting of the Student Senate, but such appointment shall not extend beyond adjournment of that meeting, Section 2, During his appointment bs shall have all powers of the President pro tempore, Rule I11 Legislative Secretary Section 1. The Legislative Secretary shall prepare suoh memoranda and other material as the Senate or the Student Body Vice President may direct, Section 2, The Legislative Secretary shall prepare copies of all Bills, Resolutions, and Rec mendations and deliver the same to the member3 of the Senate. Section 3. In the case of the absence of tho Legislative Secretary, be will be replaced by a member of his staff selcoted by him with the approval of the Vice President. Rule IV Parliamentarian Section 1. The Parliamentarian shall be appointed by the Vioe President, Section 2. He shall serve as the Presiding Officergs advisor and consultant on procedural mat tors. Section 3, ,111 questions of procedure shc'; be directed to the Presiding Offioer who may consult with the ~arlimentarian-before ruling ok the question. The opinions of the Parliamentarian have advisory power only.
Rule V Order of Business d .pa:, *@at? Thc order of Business of the Student Senate shall be as follows: Call to Order Roll Call Approval of IIinutes Exeoutive Reports Committee Reports Old Business New Business General Lnnouncenients Adjournments Rule VI Attendance Section 1, Every member shall be present at every Senate meeting unless cxcussd or unavoidably prevented from attending, Section 2, Any member unable to attend and having in his possession papers relative to the business before the Senate shall leave the same with the Secretary. Section 3. Any member wishing to be excueod from a Senate meeting must submit a written excuse to Legislative Secretary before that meeting. Excuses will be read by The Legislative Secretary after the roll call vote, A majority vote of the members present will determine status of eaoh excuse. Those senators not handing in nn excuse will be considered as being unexousably absent, Section 4, Censure and Expulsion a. The second unexcused absence, fourth excused absenoe or/and accumulation of four absences automatically places the name of the absentee before the Senate for n vote of censure. be The concurrenoo of two-thirds (2/3) of the total Senate is needed for the censure of a member, Votes of cenaurs must be recorded in the minutes. c, The fourth unexcused absence, the sixth excused absence or an aooumulation of six absenoes automatically places the name of the absentee before the Senate for a vote of expulsion. d, Votes of expulsion must be recorded in the minutes and reported back to the residence unit involved. A vote of expulsion must be a two-thirds vote, o. Any Senator guilty of violating any of the above regulations shall be notified by the Legislative Secretary one week prior to consideration of said violation,
Section 5. Leaves of Lbsence a. C Senator may obtain tcrnporary leave of absence for reasons of illness only. They must provide a substitute who is accepted by the Senate. The substitute will have all privileges of a regular Senator, Be it recormended by the Rules and Procedures Committee of' the Student hsociation that the following rules and procedures for the operation of the senate be adopted. Rule 1 Lttendance Section 1. Every member shall be present at every Senate meeting unless unavoidably prevented from attending, Seotion 2, Lny merriber unable to attend and having in his possession papers relative to the business before the Senate shall leave the same with tho Secretary. Section 3. At the bsginning of eaoh legislative year, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate shall tabul~te the nunber of probable Senate meetings for that year. A Senator who is absent for 1 more than 25:: of that yearly pro jeoted total will be autoniatically expelled from the Senate and a special eleotion should be held as soon as possible to fill the vacancy. Section 4, Lny Senator who has missed 255 of the total of the projected meetings will be notifiod by the secretary and informed that one more absence will be tantamount to his dismissal,
2nd Legislative Session Senate Meeting February 13, 1967 Resolution 7 A RESOLUTION Be it resolved of the Student Senate of the State University College at Oswego: The Student Association reaffirms that one of its prime objectives is to serve as the student body agency in the presentation of student opinion in matters affecting student life and affairs. It is our opinion that student participation in the policy-making stages presently engaged in by the Oswego Faculty Assembly of the State University College at Oswego would be benefioial to the educational processes engaged in by the college, The Student Association respectfully requests the Oswego Faculty Assembly to soliait student partioipation in the following Councils of the Assembly: (1) The Academic Policies Council (2) The Admissions Counoil (3) The Student Affairs Council (4) The Graduate Council (5) The Library Council All representatives granted seats in the various Counoils would be appointed by the President of the Student Association upon the consent of a majority of the entire Senate of the Student Association, Amendment 2/3 of the members of the Defeated 2-10-1 Passed Unanimously Legislative Session Senate Meeting February 20, 1967 Resolution 8 A RESOLUTION Be it resolved of the Student Senate of the State University College at Oswego: In order to illustrate and amplify student freedom for the Students at State University College at Oswego, the following speoifio policies are adopted by the Senate:
7) provided the student does not claim without (Confit) authority to speak or act in the name of the University or one of its organizations, 8) The University shall endeavor to develop in its studenta the realization that all citizens not only have the right but the obligations to inform themselves about problems and issues of concern to the community and the nation. It shall encourage students to formulate points of view regarding these issues and give expression to them, 9) In discharging the rights and obligations of citizenship and in exercising freedom of expression, students must also recognize their responsibilities to other individuals, to the University, to the atate, and to the nation, and to society in general. Orderly and dignified expression and conduot shall be expected. The Student Senate recommends that the foregoing resolution be adopted by the proper authorities of the University, 2nd Legislative Session 20th Senate Meeting March 6, 1957 Resolution 9 Be it reaolved of the Student Senate of the State University College at Oswego: That my law passed by the Student Association may not become effective retroactively.