Elections Board seeks to amend the constitution to better aid and assist organizations with existing lock in fees;

ARTICLE V – FEES

SECTION 1. MONITORING OF STUDENT FEES

Associated Students shall have the authority and responsibility to oversee the use of existing fees, as well as monitoring the proliferation of fees.

SECTION 2. NEW FEES

All new Associated Students fees must be submitted as a ballot measure to be voted on by the Associated Students in a general or special election, with at least twenty percent (20%) of the Associated Students’ Membership voting. If a fee is put on the ballot by petition, a vote of fifty percent plus one (50% + 1) shall be necessary for the adoption of the fee. If a fee is put on the ballot by a vote of the Senate a vote of sixty percent (60%) two-thirds (66.67%) shall be necessary for the adoption of the fee. If a fee is put on the ballot to be increased, such fees can only be increased with a vote of two thirds (2/3) in support of the increase of the fee, with at least twenty percent (20%) of the Associated Students’ Membership voting.

SECTION 3. EXISTING FEES

Existing lock-in fees must be placed on the ballot for reaffirmation every two (2) years following the adoption of the fee. Such fees can only be cancelled with a sixty percent (60%) vote in opposition to the continuation of the fee, with a least twenty (20%) of the Associated Students’ Membership voting. reaffirmed with a fifty percent plus 1 (50%+1) vote in support to the continuation of the fee, with at least twenty (20%) of the Associated Students’ Membership voting.

 

 



Pro Statements

Con Statements