220th Senate Session: Fall 2022

Questions

Any questions can be directed to the Speaker of the Senate via email.

 

Meeting Breakdowns: 

09.07.2022

Meeting Recap:

  • Senate Officer Appointments:
    1. Secretary of the Senate: Aneesh Mazumder
    2. Sergeants-At-Arms: Zachary Li
    3. Speaker Pro-Tempore: Peyton McFarlain
  • SGA Budget approved ($102,565.12)
  • Senate Standing Committee: Campus Life and Environment Committee, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee, Internal Senate Committee, and Legislative Affairs Committee members assigned

09.14.2022

Meeting Recap:

  •  Rec Sports: Guest Speaker
  • F2022- R1 Mental Health Legislation introduced
  • Senate Application Proposal Updated and Published

 

09.21.2022

  • Agenda
  • Recorded Meeting
  • Minutes

Meeting Recap:

  • Senate Binders introduced
  • 3 Supreme Court Justices are appointed
  • F2022- R1 passes as the first piece of legislation for the semester.

10.05.2022

Meeting Recap: 

  • Dr. With: Guest Speaker 
  • Robert Rules Recap 
  • Senate Expectations re-established

10.19.2022

Meeting Recap:

  • F2022-R2: Reading and questioning of legislation
  • Committee Reports/Updates
  • SGA executive branch Updates

11.02.2022

Meeting Recap:

  • First At-Large Senator Appointed: Jade Webb
  • F2022-R2- Southwestern Advantage: Passed
  • F2022-R3- Disability Access on Campus: Introduced

11.09.2022

Meeting Recap:

  • F2022-R3- Disability Access on Campus: Passed
  • F2022-R4- Autistic Student Self Advocacy: Introduced
  • The Supreme court is officially filled!

11.16.2022

Meeting Recap:

  • F2022-F2022-R4- Autistic Student Self Advocacy: Passed
  • F2022 - R5 - Easing the Financial Burden: Passed
  • F2022 - R6 - 21st Century Education: Passed
  • F2022 - R7 - Transfer Student Experience: Passed
  • F2022 - R8 - Web Presence: Passed
  • F2022 - R9 - Campus Care and Cleanup: Passed
  • F2022-R10- Lot 39 Commuter Parking: Passed
  • Senator McFarlain awarded Senator of the Session
  • Final Remarks for 220th Senate Session.

12.07.22 Special Session

Meeting Recap:

  • New Senator appointed to the College of Engineering
  • New Executive member appointed as the Director of Student Allocations
  • New Executive member appointed as the Intern Program Director

 

01.25.2023 - Opening Session

  • Senator Kaylen Ruiz was appointed as Speaker Pro-Tempore for the 221st Senate Session
  • Senate Internal Committees Updated with new Senators, event dates, and meeting times for the semester
  • Senators set their Office and Tabling Hours for the semester

02.08.2023

 

  • The Election Calendar was presented and the first date is February 13th.
  • The Executive cabinet will be traveling to Austin Texas to represent the University and meet local SGA's

02.15.2023

 

  • The Election Board came before the Senate and was approved as a Slate vote. This marks the first time in years that UNT's Student Senate has filled the Board.
  • New Senators were appointed to their respective committees.
  • College Reports were read. 

02.22.2023


03.01.2023 - SGA All Member Meeting: NO SENATE


03.08.2023

 

  • S2023-R2- AI Academic Dishonesty was read before the Senate.
  • S2023-B1- Spring 2023 Reapportionment Bill was read before the Senate
  • Senate filmed a promo video with the Communications Director to push the Senate Election season forward.

03.22.2023

 

  • S2022-R3: AI Academic Dishonesty was referred to the Legislative Affairs Committee
  • S2022- B1- Spring 2023 Senate Seat Reapportionment Bill was passed unanimously 
  • Senate wrapped up business early to attend the SGA Presidential Debate

03.29.2023

 

  •  S2023 - R4 - Dining Services Flexibility: Reading Day
  •  S2023- R5- Pre-Health Student Research Outreach: Reading Day
  • S2023-R6 –Music Practice Buildings Updates: Reading Day

04.05.2023

  • S2023-R3- Dining Services Flexibility is passed
  • S2023-R4- Pre-Health Student Research Outreach is passed
  • S2023-R5- Music Practice Building Updates is passed
  • S2023- R6- Improve Student Studying within Willis Library is passed
  • S2023- B2- A Celebration is passed

04.12.2023

 

  • S2023-R7- UNT Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resolution is passed
  • 4 Summer Senators from the Current session were appointed
  • Senate Joint Committee Event in finalized for April 19th at 5:30pm in the Senate Chambers

 


Senate Committee Events - No Business conducted


04.26.23

 

  • S2023-R9 - Free Covid Resources for All is passed
  • S2023- R10 - Turner/Shillow $15 Minimum Wage is passed
  • S2023- R11 - Sick Policy Accommodations is passed
  • S2023- R12 - SGA Resource Meetings is passed
  • Final Remarks are given and the 221st session comes to a close!`

Legislative Records: Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

TITLE STATUS

Passed(P), Failed (F), Pending(PD)

ATTACHMENT UPDATES
F1-2022-R1: Community Mental Health Resources Passed Legislation Signed
F-2022- R2 - Southwestern Advantage Passed Legislation Signed
F2022-R3- Disability Access on Campus  Passed Legislation Signed
F2022-R4- Autistic Student Self Advocacy  Passed Legislation Signed
F2022- R5: Easing the Financial Burden Passed Legislation Signed
F2022- R6: 21st Century Education Passed Legislation Signed
F2022- R7: Transfer Student Experience Passed Legislation Signed
F2022- R8 : Web Presence  Passed Legislation Signed
F2022- R9: Campus Care and Cleanup Passed Legislation Signed
F2022- R10: Commuter Parking Legislation Passed Legislation Signed
S2023-R1- Dr. Moe McGuinness Appreciation Resolution Passed Legislation Signed
S2023- R2- AI Academic Dishonesty Sent to the Legislative Affairs Committee Legislation -----
S2023- B1-  Spring 2023 Senate Reapportionment Bill Passed Legislation Signed
S2023-R3- Dining Services Flexibility Passed Legislation Signed
S2023-R4–Pre-health Student Research Outreach Passed Legislation Signed
S2023-R5 –Music Practice Buildings Updates Passed Legislation Signed
S2023-R7 – Improve Student Studying within Willis Library Passed Legislation Signed
S2023 - B2 - A Celebration! Passed Legislation Signed
S2023-R8 – UNT Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resolution Passed Legislation Signed
S2023-R9 - Free Covid Resources for All  Passed Legislation Signed
S2023- R10 - Turner/Shillow $15 Minimum Wage  Passed Legislation Signed
S2023- R11 - Sick Policy Accommodations       Passed Legislation Signed
S2023- R12 - SGA Resource Meetings   Passed Legislation Signed

 

 

 

Senate Standing Committee Updates:

Join Committee Event: 

- April 19th, 2022 @5:30pm in Union Senate Chambers! Come enjoy "A Night with Senate" which will include games, a student Panel, food, and fun! 

For more information visit @UNTSGA on IG